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Focus and Scope

The Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry is the official publication of the Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists. The journal aims to educate and stimulate discussion regarding nature, causes and treatment of mental illness, development of psychiatric services, prevention of mental illness, promotion of mental health and health professional education. The journal will be of interest to psychiatrists, other clinicians with an interest in psychiatry, scholars and research scientists. It publishes original research and other scholarly articles in the areas of psychiatry. It is a peer reviewed journal published biannually. The Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry follows the ICMJE Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals.

All articles published in the journal are deposited with Crossref

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Publication Frequency

The Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry is published twice a year in June and December.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.

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