American Journal of Psychiatry (AM J PSYCHIAT )

Publisher: American Psychiatric Association, American Psychiatric Publishing


The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. Published monthly, it is indispensable for all psychiatrists and other mental health professionals who need to keep up-to-date with all aspects of psychiatry. Peer-reviewed articles focus on developments in biological psychiatry as well as on treatment innovations and forensic, ethical, economic, and social topics. Letters to the editor and book reviews also appear in each issue; official American Psychiatric Association reports appear from time to time. Of special interest are the overview and other special lead articles, which treat major psychiatric syndromes and issues in depth.

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  • Website
    American Journal of Psychiatry website
  • Other titles
    The American journal of psychiatry
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  • Material type
    Periodical, Internet resource
  • Document type
    Journal / Magazine / Newspaper, Internet Resource

Publisher details

American Psychiatric Publishing

  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author cannot archive a post-print version
  • Restrictions
    • 12 months embargo for author's post-print version
  • Conditions
    • Authors final version of accepted manuscript
    • Any repository
    • Non-commercial
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Publisher copyright and source including DOI must be acknowledged
    • Must link to publisher version on publisher's website at with the phrase: "The official published article is available online at ."l
  • Classification
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