British Journal of Psychiatry
|Asylum Journal, Journal of Mental Science|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|Br. J. Psychiatry|
|Edited by||Kamaldeep Bhui|
Royal College of Psychiatrists (United Kingdom)
|After 12 months|
The British Journal of Psychiatry is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by the Royal College of Psychiatrists containing original research, systematic reviews, commentaries on contentious articles, short reports, a comprehensive book review section, and a correspondence column relating to all aspects of psychiatry. A series of occasional supplements provide in-depth coverage of specific topics. Its editor-in-chief is Kamaldeep Bhui. The complete archive of contents from 1855 to the present is available online. All content from January 2000 onwards is made freely available 1 year after publication.
The journal was established in 1853 as the Asylum Journal and named Journal of Mental Science from 1858 to 1963, when it obtained its present name.