American Journal of Psychiatry


American Journal of Psychiatry

Infobox Journal
title = American Journal of Psychiatry
editor = Robert Freedman, M.D.
discipline = Psychiatry
abbreviation =
publisher = American Psychiatric Association
country = USA
frequency = monthly
history = 1844
openaccess =
impact =
impact-year =
website = http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/
link1 = http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/archive/
link1-name = Archive of All Online Issues
link2 =
link2-name =
RSS =
OCLC = 1480183
ISSN = 0002-953X
The "American Journal of Psychiatry" (AJP) is the official journal of the
American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the most widely read and cited psychiatric journal in the world. [cite web
url = http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/misc/about.dtl
title = About The American Journal of Psychiatry
accessdate = 2007-12-03
year = 2007
publisher = American Psychiatric Association
] It covers topics on biological psychiatry, treatment innovations, and forensic, ethical, economic, and social issues. Official APA reports appear from time to time. The AJP is published monthly, using a peer-review process. In addition to articles, it publishes letters to the editor and book reviews.

The first volume was issued in 1844, at which time it was known as the "American Journal of Insanity". The title changed to the current form with the July issue of 1921.

ee also

*List of psychiatrists

References

External links

* [http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/ American Journal of Psychiatry]


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