Psychiatric Services

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Psychiatric Services  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Psych Serv
Discipline Psychiatry
Language English
Edited by Howard H. Goldman
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 1075-2730 (print)
1557-9700 (web)

Psychiatric Services is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal publishing research on psychiatry. It is published by the American Psychiatric Association and is edited by Howard H. Goldman.

The journal was founded in 1950 by Daniel Blain, APA’s first medical director, as the A.P.A. Mental Hospital Service Bulletin.[1] It is published "for mental health professionals and others concerned with treatment and services for persons with mental illnesses and mental disabilities, in keeping with APA's objectives to improve care and treatment, to promote research and professional education in psychiatric and related fields, and to advance the standards of all psychiatric services and facilities."

The journal is abstracted and/or indexed by Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson ISI), Medline/PubMed, Science Citation Index Expanded, SciFinder, SciSearch, Scopus and Web of Science, among others. Its impact factor is 2.813.


  1. ^ Talbott, John A. (January 2000). Taking issue. Psychiatric Services

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