The aim of Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica is to publish articles in English of high scientific quality representing clinical and clinically relevant experimental work in psychiatry. The scope is to act as an international forum for the dissemination of information advancing the science and practice of psychiatry. Original articles are welcomed, especially those that bring new knowledge or extend the present understanding of mental disorders. Parallel to original articles priority is given to review articles and clinical overview articles.
Now in its fourth decade of publication, Psychological Medicine is a leading international journal in the fields of psychiatry, related aspects of psychology and basic sciences. There are twelve issues a year, each featuring original articles reporting key research being undertaken worldwide, together with literature reviews and shorter editorials by distinguished scholars, as well as an important book review section. The journal"s success is clearly demonstrated by a consistently high impact factor.
The Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (JCCP) publishes original contributions on the following topics:
- the development, validity, and use of techniques of diagnosis and treatment of disordered behavior;
- studies of a variety of populations that have clinical interest, including but not limited to medical patients, ethnic minorities, persons with serious mental illness, and community samples;
- studies that have a cross-cultural or demographic focus and are of interest for treating behavior disorders;
- studies of personality and of its assessment and development where these have a clear bearing on problems of clinical dysfunction and treatment
Clinical Psychology Review publishes substantive reviews of topics germane to clinical psychology. Papers cover diverse issues including: psychopathology, psychotherapy, behavior therapy, cognition and cognitive therapies, behavioral medicine, community mental health, assessment, and child development. Papers should be cutting edge and advance the science and/or practice of clinical psychology.
The Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, in publication since 2005, provides comprehensive reviews of significant developments in the field of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry. The journal covers research, theory, and the application of psychological principles to address recognized disorders, including schizophrenia, mood, anxiety, childhood, substance use, cognitive, and personality disorders. Chapters also address broader issues cross-cutting the field, such as diagnosis, treatment, social policy, and cross-cultural and legal issues.
JAMA Psychiatry is an international peer-reviewed journal published 12 times a year. The online version is published on the first Wednesday of the month, with new online content posted every Wednesday.
The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry is published on behalf of the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. It is internationally recognised to be the leading journal covering both child and adolescent psychology and psychiatry. Articles published include experimental and developmental studies, especially those relating to developmental psychopathology and the developmental disorders. An important function of the Journal is to bring together empirical research, clinical studies and reviews of high quality arising from different points of view.
The British Journal of Psychiatry is published by The Royal College of Psychiatrists and is one of the world's leading psychiatric journals. It covers all branches of the subject, with particular emphasis on the clinical aspects of each topic.
The American Journal of Psychiatry is the official journal of the American Psychiatric Association. It is committed to keeping the field of psychiatry vibrant and relevant by publishing the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. The findings presented in this journal explore the full spectrum of issues related to mental health diagnoses and treatment.
The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse is now published six times per year and provides an important and stimulating publication for the exchange of ideas between the diverse researchers examining the neurobiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of drug abuse and alcoholism. The journal includes a wide range of translational research from preclinical through clinical aspects of substance abuse and dependence.