Indian Journal of Private Psychiatry is a peer-reviewed, open access journal. It is an official publication of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry. The Journal is released twice in a year (Jan-June and July-Dec) that contain editorials, original articles, case studies, review articles, research articles, correspondence, book reviews, fellows corner: review of important trials/important data in between issues which have been published, and a platform for comments which will serve as a rich resource for anyone seeking any information regarding psychiatry.
The journal aims in the overall growth of psychiatry in India by:
• Promoting and advancing clinical practice, education and research in the field of psychiatry and mental health.
• Promoting and advocating the professional needs of a psychiatrist and other mental health professionals especially those in the private and other non-governmental sectors.
• Portray mental health issues in a positive way.
• Working towards removing the stigma attached to mental disorders.
• To encourage, establish, formulate, lay-down, guide, and advise on standards of ethical and good clinical and treatment practices in psychiatry and related disciplines.
• To promote research in the field of mental health.