International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine
Editor John R. Freedy and Associate Editor Ronald E. Acierno
AIMS & SCOPE
The goal of the International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine is to address the complex relationships among biological, psychological, social, religious and cultural systems in patient care. The aim of the Journal is to provide a forum where researchers and clinicians in psychiatry and primary care from around the world can educate each other and advance knowledge concerning the impact of psychiatry in primary care medicine.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
The Journal will publish original research, review articles, innovative educational programs, editorials, and less often, illustrative case reports.
- the relationship of biomarkers to psychiatric symptoms and syndromes in primary care
- biomedical etiologies of mental symptoms
- research on dealing with the challenges of managing psychiatric syndromes in the setting of multiple medical co-morbidities
- the impact of financial and technological changes in clinical practice on the broad scope of psychiatry health care
- the significance and meaning of disease to the emotional and psychological state of individuals
- medical education research that helps prepare future practitioners to address these issues:
-mental disorders seen and treated in outpatient primary care practice;
-research from successful multi-disciplinary, collaborative models;
-health services research.
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