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International Journal of Social Psychiatry


eISSN: 17412854 | ISSN: 00207640 | Current volume: 70 | Current issue: 4 Frequency: 8 Times/Year

Established in 1954, International Journal of Social Psychiatry provides a forum for the dissemination of findings related to social psychiatry. The journal is of interest to psychiatrists and other members of the multi-disciplinary team around the world concerned with the impact of social factors on individuals' well-being and mental health.

Social psychiatry as a branch of psychiatry deals with the social, environmental and cultural factors in the aetiology and outcomes of psychiatric disorders as affecting individuals as well as communities. In addition to research reports on original research, social psychiatry also provides a link with social anthropology, cultural psychiatry, sociology and other disciplines in the field of mental health and is equally influenced by them. International Journal of Social Psychiatry publishes original empirical research, review articles, book reviews and letters to the editor. The journal welcomes brief communications that get fast track publication, and also aims to reflect the international nature of the readership by publishing state of the art reviews from different parts of the world reflecting the practice of psychiatric disciplines.

International Journal of Social Psychiatry publishes:

  • studies on the role of social factors in the origins, course and outcome of psychiatric disorders
  • mental health needs of the international communities
  • papers from anthropologists, sociologists and other disciplines allied to mental health
  • critique of biological aspects of mental health and services
  • articles on needs assessment and service development and evaluation
  • research of international impact and of interest to international readership

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)


 

Established in 1954, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, a peer reviewed journal, provides a forum for the dissemination of findings related to social psychiatry. The journal is of interest to psychiatrists and other members of the multi-disciplinary team around the world concerned with the impact of social factors on individuals well being and mental health.

 

Social psychiatry as a branch of psychiatry deals with the social, environmental and cultural factors in the aetiology and outcomes of psychiatric disorders as affecting individuals as well as communities. In addition to research reports on original research, social psychiatry also provides a link with social anthropology, cultural psychiatry, sociology and other disciplines in the field of mental health and is equally influenced by them. International Journal of Social Psychiatry publishes original empirical research, review articles, book reviews and letters to the editor. The journal welcomes brief communications that get fast track publication, and also aims to reflect the international nature of the readership by publishing state of the art reviews from different parts of the world reflecting the practice of psychiatric disciplines.

 

International Journal of Social Psychiatry publishes:

 

 

  • studies on the role of social factors in the origins, course and outcome of psychiatric disorders
  • mental health needs of the international communities
  • papers from anthropologists, sociologists and other disciplines allied to mental health
  • critique of biological aspects of mental health and services
  • articles on needs assessment and service development and evaluation
  • research of international impact and of interest to international readership

 

Editor
Professor Dinesh Bhugra Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Trainee Editors
Sam Gnanapragasam King's College Hospital, UK
Christopher Lemon North Western Melbourne Health, Australia
Letters Editor
Antonio Ventriglio University of Foggia, Italy
Editorial Assistant
Liam Morton Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Book Review Editor
Professor Dinesh Bhugra Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Social Media Editor
Dr Lammata Bala Raju Leicester, UK
Editorial Board
Kamaldeep Bhui Queen Mary University of London, UK
Jed Boardman UMDS, Guy's Hospital, London, UK
Diego Asturia Fernandes Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala
Susham Gupta East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Peter Jones University of Surrey, UK
Brendan Kelly Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Linda Chiu Wa Lam Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Keith Lloyd Swansea University, UK
Roger Man-Kin Ng Beijing Capital Medical University, China
Stefan Priebe Queen Mary, University of London, and Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, UK
Raghu Raghavan De Montfort University, UK
Shulamit Ramon University of Hertfordshire, UK and Anglia Ruskin University, UK
International Advisory Board
Renato Alarcon Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University, Peru
Mauro G. Carta University of Cagliari, Italy
João Castaldelli-Maia Medical School, Fundação do ABC, Brazil
David Castle University of Western Australia, Australia
S K Chaturvedi National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, India
Christina M van der Feltz-Cornelis Tilburg University, Netherlands
Andrea Fiorillo University of Naples, SUN, Italy
Wolfgang Gaebel Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany
Gerard Hutchinson University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Dilip Jeste University of California at San Diego, USA
Murad Khan Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Laurence J Kirmayer McGill University, Montréal, Canada
Valery Krasnov Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry, Russia
Inga-Britt Krause Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Diego D. Leo Griffith University, Australia
Roberto Lewis-Fernandez Columbia University, USA
Francis Lu University of California at Davis, USA
Mario Maj University of Naples, Italy
Driss Moussaoui Ibn Rushd University, Morocco
Tarek Okasha Okasha Institute of Psychiatry, Egypt
Solomon Rataemane University of Limpopo, South Africa
Miguel Roca University of Balearic Islands, Spain
Pedro Ruiz University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
R Thara Schizophrenia Research Foundation, Chennai, India
Graham Thornicroft Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Julio Torales Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Paraguay
Pichet Udomratn Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
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