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PsychiatryOnline (POL) creates a one-stop resource for information on diagnosis, treatment, guidelines, the latest research, and breaking news from the field. From a single location, you can access all APA journals, Psychiatric News, the DSM Library, and bestselling textbooks, as well as APA Practice Guidelines, and continuing medical education.

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PsychiatryOnline Journals

American Journal of Psychiatry

The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. Published monthly, it is an indispensable journal for all psychiatrists and other mental health professionals who need to stay on the cutting edge of virtually every aspect of psychiatry. No other psychiatric journal reaches more psychiatrists with greater impact or immediacy than The American Journal of Psychiatry, the journal that the overwhelming majority of psychiatrists consider essential.

American Journal of Psychotherapy

The American Journal of Psychotherapy is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published quarterly by the American Psychiatric Association. Begun in 1947 by the Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, the American Journal of Psychotherapy provides a forum for advancing the theory, science, and clinical practice of psychotherapy. The Journal publishes articles that expand our understanding of psychotherapies, especially in the domains of efficacy, process, education, and practice.


Focus is a journal published by the American Psychiatric Association that offers clinical reviews and original research for practicing psychiatrists to keep abreast of significant advances in the field. Developed as part of APA’s “Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry” series—educational initiatives to meet the changing needs of psychiatrists for the 21st century—Focus has as its goal the dissemination of up-to-date information while facilitating lifelong study skills and critical self-assessment for improving patient care and preparation for maintenance of certification (MOC).

The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

As the official Journal of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, the premier North American organization of clinicians, scientists, and educators specializing in behavioral neurology & neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology, and the clinical neurosciences, the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences (JNCN) aims to publish works that advance the science of brain-behavior relationships, the care of persons and families affected by neurodevelopmental, acquired neurological, and neurodegenerative conditions, and education and training in behavioral neurology & neuropsychiatry.

Psychiatric Research and Clinical Practice

Psychiatric Research and Clinical Practice (PRCP) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal from the American Psychiatric Association that offers a high-profile publishing destination for submissions that build upon the psychiatric knowledge base and bring research findings closer to clinical utility through deeper investigation.

Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric Services, established in 1950, is published monthly by the American Psychiatric Association. The peer-reviewed journal features research reports on issues related to the delivery of mental health services, especially for people with serious mental illness in community-based treatment programs.



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