About Psychiatrist.com

Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., is a medical publisher and the owner of Psychiatrist.com, home to 3 unique destinations for information.


OUR MISSION

To provide lifelong learning for clinicians by offering evidence-based, peer-reviewed scientific information about the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral health and neuropsychiatric disorders.


 

OUR DESTINATIONS

The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (JCP), an international peer-reviewed journal, is the official publication of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Founded in 1939, JCP is the leading resource providing clinical information on mental health topics to psychiatrists and other medical professionals while exploring the newest advances in diagnosis and treatment. Disorders covered include depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety, addiction, posttraumatic stress disorder, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. A variety of Continuing Medical Education activities are also offered through the CME Institute.

JCP is indexed by the National Library of Medicine and is printed 6 times per year, with new content published online weekly to bring readers the latest insights.

Manuscripts submitted should deal with the epidemiology, classification, and treatment of psychiatric disorders or development and validity of measurement instruments.

Types of manuscripts published include

  • Original research
  • Systematic reviews
  • Meta-analyses
  • Case reports and series
  • Commenting letters to the editor

jcp statistics and impact information

  • Submission-to-first decision time (mean): 24 days
  • Submission-to-acceptance time (mean): 4.4 months
  • Average number of articles published/issue: 16
  • Acceptance rate: 22%
  • World’s most cited independent, indexed, clinical psychiatry journal
  • Impact Factor: 4.4 (2021 Journal Citation Reports)
  • Over 22,000 citations annually (2021 Journal Citation Reports)

jcp REACH

  • Ranks second in readership in all metrics among all psychiatry journals indexed by the National Library of Medicine (December 2018, Kantar Media, Inc., Psychiatric Journal Market Section Survey)
  • Over 33,000 readers of the print journal
  • Electronic alerts (Elerts) sent to over 35,000 allied mental health professionals who have requested receipt of informational e-mails about our jour​nals and Web CME activities
  • Over 100,000 registered users of Psychiatrist.com
  • Nearly 900,000 users per year with over 1.3 million visits at Psychiatrist.com (Google Analytics, June 2021)
  • Over 20,000 followers on Facebook and over 28,000 followers on Twitter

JCP Print ISSN 0160-6689 | Online ISSN 1555-2101

 

The Primary Companion for CNS Disorders

The Primary Companion for CNS Disorders (PCC) is an international exclusively online peer-reviewed journal. Founded in 1998, PCC seeks to advance the clinical expertise of primary care physicians and other health care professionals who treat patients with mental and neurologic illnesses. PCC publishes research from disciplines such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology, especially as it pertains to integrated delivery systems and interdisciplinary collaboration. PCC focuses on providing information of direct clinical utility and giving a voice to clinician researchers. Practice-based research from individuals and groups with clinical expertise is particularly welcome. A variety of Continuing Medical Education activities are also offered through the CME Institute.

PCC is indexed by the National Library of Medicine and publishes 6 issues per year, with weekly online postings of new content to bring you the most up-to-date information.

Types of manuscripts published include

  • Original research
  • Systematic reviews
  • Meta-analyses
  • Case reports and series
  • Commenting letters to the editor

pcc statistics and impact information

  • Submission-to-first decision time (mean): 30 days
  • Submission-to-acceptance time (mean): 3 months
  • Average number of articles published/issue: 12
  • Average number of case reports published/issue: 10
  • Indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed

pcc reach

  • Full text is freely accessible without registration
  • Over 100,000 registered users of Psychiatrist.com
  • Nearly 900,000 users per year with over 1.3 million visits at Psychiatrist.com (Google Analytics, June 2021)
  • Electronic alerts (Elerts) sent to about 30,000 allied mental health professionals who have requested daily receipt of informational e-mails about our journals and Web CME activities

PCC Print ISSN Print 2155-772 | Online ISSN 2155-7780

 

CME Institute

The CME Institute has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) since 1996. The CME Institute’s mission is to provide target audiences with independent, clinically relevant education about the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the central nervous system. Our continually evolving medical education library includes not only independently developed educational activities but also CME articles from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (JCP) and The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders (PCC). The CME Institute provides dozens of current activities, most of them for free, in a variety of print and web formats.

Contact the CME Institute

For additional inquiries, see CONTACT US at the bottom of the page.