Mission and Editorial Policy
The American Journal of Psychiatry 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. Original articles include
new developments in diagnosis, treatment, neuroscience, and patient populations.
- AJP in Advance—As part of the Journal's commitment to bringing the latest
research to the field faster, all research articles now appear online in advance
of their appearance in a print issue.
- Treatment in Psychiatry Series—Leading experts provide a hypothetical case
vignette on a commonly encountered issue in patient care followed by a summary of
the relevant research literature, plus offers recommendations of how to proceed
with assessment and treatment.
- AJP Audio—Each online issue includes a 30-minute downloadable .mp3 format
program that contains highlights and selected findings from the issue delivered
by AJP Deputy Editor Susan Schultz or Editorial Director Michael Roy.
- Global Psychiatry—American
Psychiatric Publishing partners with many international publishers to
make sure our valuable research gets broadly disseminated through
translations of our content, providing a more accessible entry into our
contributions to the literature.
CME is now available from The American Journal of Psychiatry!
AJP CME can help you fulfill your CME requirement while staying current on the latest
advances in psychiatry. Brief companion exams are created for three of the most
influential articles from each issue. By reading the articles and completing the
online exams, you can test your knowledge and earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
per article—up to 3 credits per issue. For more information and pricing, please
go to CME & Self-Assessment