Formerly Advances in Psychiatric Treatment
(6 per year)
Circulation: 2,350 (print); 17,350
Editor: Professor Patricia Casey, Professor of Adult
Psychiatry at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital,
Dublin. Full Editorial
Online version ISSN: 2056-4686
practising mental health professionals
Clinical knowledge, distilled into a
handy compendium! Each article in BJPsych Advances
is a specially commissioned overview of a particular psychiatric
subject by expert clinicians. They discuss comprehensive, practical
approaches to clinical problems and explain the full range of
therapeutic options. Many articles also appear with additional
commentaries. Advances makes an essential contribution to
the continuing medical education of psychiatrists at all levels,
but is aimed at any practising mental health professional who needs
to be kept informed of current ideas, techniques and developments
- Multiple-choice questions
(MCQs) and answers at the end of each article for
- Peer-reviewed by experts in the
- Regular editorials and series focus
on particular key clinical topics and current issues.
- Highlighted boxes summarise all the
- Easy to read: two-colour design
and useful sub-headings.
- RCPsych members get online
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Regular features in Advances
- Commissioned articles
- Cochrane Corner
- Reflection section
- Poem by a service user
- Correspondence section
Online Advances has the
following extra features:
- E-letters section.
- Full text archive dating back to
- Full text (as PDFs) and contents
lists archive dating back to the first ever issue in 1994.
- More online features.
Please note: Since January 2009 online
content from Advances has changed from becoming free after
one year, to three years after publication. Content published
before January 2008 will continue to be available free. Content
published after that date will be made free to all, three years
This journal was entitled Advances in
Psychiatric Treatment from 2000 to 2014 (print
ISSN 1355-5146; online ISSN 1472-1481) and was renamed
BJPsych Advances in January 2015. Summary of the changes.
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