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Aims and scope

General Psychiatry (GPSYCH) is an open access journal that covers all topics of interest to psychiatrists and other mental health professionals internationally. The journal includes 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 (with commentaries from Chinese and international authors), 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.

Editorial Board

For information about the General Psychiatry Editor-in-Chief Yifeng Xu and his editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.

Ownership

General Psychiatry is owned by the Shanghai Mental Health Center. In addition to serving as a mental health clinic offering medication management and psychotherapy, the center is involved in teaching, research, and mental health prevention planning for Shanghai and the entirety of China.

Journal information

Publication Model Continuous publication, open access
Launch date 1959
Digital Archive LOCKSS
Indexed by MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, DOAJ, Google Scholar
Peer Review Model Double blind; the names of reviewers and authors are hidden from each other
Print ISSN 2096-5923
Online ISSN 2517-729X
Previous Title Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry

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Affiliations

Shanghai Mental Health Center (SMHC), formerly known as the Shanghai Psychiatric Hospital, was founded in 1958. Its predecessor, Mercy Hospital, was established in 1935. In addition to serving as a mental health clinic offering medication management and psychotherapy, the center is involved in teaching, research, and mental health prevention planning for Shanghai and the entirety of China.

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BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

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The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.

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