ISSN 1608-9685 printed version
ISSN 2078-6786 online version

ABOUT THIS JOURNAL

 

Basic Information

The journal is the leading psychiatric journal of Africa. It provides open–access scholarly reading for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and all with an interest in mental health. It carries empirical and conceptual research articles, reviews, editorials, and scientific letters related to psychiatry. It publishes work from various places in the world, and makes special provision for the interests of Africa. It seeks to serve its readership and researchers with the most topical content in psychiatry for clinical practice and academic pursuits, including work in the subspecialty areas of psychiatry.

Journal publishes 1 volume per year on a rolling pass basis.

The abbreviated key title is S. Afr. j. psyc..

 

Indexing Sources

  • DHET SA List
  • SciELO SA
  • SCOPUS
  • Thomson Reuters Web of Science Core Collection, Science Citation Index Expanded, SCIE (previously known as ISI)
  • Thomson Reuters Web of Science Core Collection, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI (previously known as ISI)
  • African Index Medicus
  • African Journals Online (AJOL)
  • Google Scholar
  • GALE, CENGAGE Learning

 

Copyright

The author(s) retain copyright on work published by AOSIS unless specified otherwise.

Author(s) of work published by AOSIS are required to grant AOSIS the unlimited rights to publish the definitive work in any format, language and medium, for any lawful purpose.

AOSIS requires journal authors to publish their work in open access under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence.

Read more here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

The authors retain the non–exclusive right to do anything they wish with the published article(s), provided attribution is given to the applicable journal with details of the original publication, as set out in the official citation of the article published in the journal. The retained right specifically includes the right to post the article on the authors’ or their institution’s websites or in institutional repositories.

 

Peer Review

All manuscripts undergo a double–blinded review process.

 

Sponsorship

The South African Medical Association

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