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General Psychiatry

is an open access journal publishing research on mental health topics relevant to psychiatrists and mental health professionals

CiteScore: 11.6

General Psychiatry (GPSYCH) is an open access journal that has been providing leading psychiatry research since 1959. The journal covers all topics of interest to psychiatrists and other mental health professionals internationally. GPSYCH publishes original research, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, forums on topical issues, case reports, research methods in psychiatry, and a unique section on ‘Biostatistics in Psychiatry’. Original articles on basic research, clinical research, community-based studies, and ecological studies are all considered for publication.

GPSYCH adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our policies.

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GPSYCH has been accepted into ESCI and has a CiteScore of 11.6 (2021).

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General Psychiatry publishes original research, systematic reviews, meta-analyses (that, unlike meta-analyses in other journals, pool results from studies published in Chinese and English), forums on topical issues, case reports, research methods in psychiatry, and a unique section on ‘Biostatistics in Psychiatry’. Original articles on basic research, clinical research, community-based studies, and ecological studies are all considered for publication.
 
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for General Psychiatry.
 
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.

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Decoding psychosis: from national genome project to national brain project

From searching for psychosis-causing genes to imaging the depths of the brain, scientists worldwide seek novel methods to understand the mind and the causes of its disorders. This article will review the psychosis understanding and managing history and the main findings of modern genetic research and then attempt to stimulate thought for decoding the biological mechanisms of psychosis in the present era of brain science

 

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Meet our Deputy Editor, Jinghong Chen

The Deputy Editor of General Psychiatry, Professor Jinghong Chen (Shanghai Mental Health Center) invites authors to submit international contributions from all aspects of psychiatry.
General Psychiatry has been a leading journal in the field of psychiatry in China since 1959. The EiC highlights how the journal wants to expand its global reach outside of China and bring in the latest research from areas such as clinical psychiatry, mental health and neuroscience.
For more information, or to submit a paper, visit the website: https://gpsych.bmj.com