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: 1472-1481
practising mental health professionals
Journal name change for
2015: Please note from January 2015, the title of this
journal will be BJPsych Advances, with
ISSN (Print): 2056-4678
ISSN (Online): 2056-4686
Clinical knowledge, distilled into a
handy compendium! Each article in Advances in Psychiatric
Treatment 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 in psychiatry.
- 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
access free of charge and get a discount on the price of the print
version of around 50%.
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