Aim & Scope
Impact Factor 0.616
5-Year Impact Factor 0.921
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The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology is a multidisciplinary journal devoted to publishing papers relating to aspects of psychiatry and psychological knowledge (research, theory and practice) as applied to offenders and to legal issues arising within civil, criminal, correctional or legislative contexts.
Throughout the world, psychiatrists, psychologists, criminologists, lawyers, sociologists, nurses, social workers and other legal and medical professionals use this journal as their major forum for penetrating, informed global debate on the latest developments and disputes affecting the practice of forensic psychiatry.
The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology publishes in-depth case studies, current research and short articles on mental health, crime and the law. This acclaimed journal is essential to all serious psychiatric or legal collections.
All submitted manuscripts are subject to initial appraisal by the Editor, and, if found suitable for further consideration, to peer review by independent, anonymous expert referees. All peer review is double blind and submission is online via ScholarOne Manuscripts