World Psychiatry

World Psychiatry  
Discipline Psychiatry
Language Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
Edited by Mario Maj
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Triannual
ISSN 1723-8617
OCLC no. 70203966

World Psychiatry is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering research in the area of psychiatry. It is the official publication of the World Psychiatric Association.[1] It is published by Wiley-Blackwell and the Editor-in-chief is Mario Maj.

Abstracting and indexing

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 20.205. It is ranked no. 1 out of 140 journals in the category “Psychiatry”.[2][3]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in PubMed, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, Science Citation Index, and EMBASE.

All issues of the journal can be downloaded free of charge from the PubMed system (

In addition to the English edition, the journal is also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.

See also


  1. "WPA OFFICIAL JOURNAL". World Psychiatric Association. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  2. "World Psychiatry". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science. Thomson Reuters. 2015.
  3. Thomson Reuters. 2015. Web of Science [Online]. [Accessed 17 June 2016]. Available from:
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