Published monthly by The Royal College of Psychiatrists, this 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. In addition to a large number of authoritative papers from both the UK and around the world, the journal includes editorials, review articles, commentaries on contentious articles, short reports, a comprehensive book review section and a lively and well-informed correspondence column. A series of supplements, sent free to subscribers, provides in-depth coverage of selected areas.
The journal is essential reading for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and all professionals with an interest in mental health. The British Journal of Psychiatry print version is sent to all members of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, which includes most psychiatrists working in the UK. There is also a substantial international subscriber base.