TELANGAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY (TJP) is the official publication of the Indian Psychiatry Society � Telangana State Branch formed recently following the division of Andhra Pradesh.
History of the Journal: Telangana Journal of Psychiatry derives its heritage from AP journal of Psychological Medicine, as the before the State of Andhra Pradesh was divided the main contributors for the AP journal of Psychological Medicine were from both the states. The AP Journal of Psychological medicine has retained with the AP branch of the IPS.
Aims and scope: The Telangana Journal of Psychiatry (TJP) is a strictly anonymous double-blind inter-institutional externally peer-reviewed, open-access, official scholarly journal of the Indian Psychiatric Society, Telangana State Branch (IPS-TSB). We invite papers from around the world. The journal offers a platform for clinicians and researchers with divergent concepts and perspectives. It publishes manuscripts in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, psychiatric social work, mental health nursing and all sciences related to mental health. Our aims to keep the field of mental health vibrant and relevant by publishing the latest advances. In accordance to this mission, the journal publishes basic and clinical research from all disciplines and research areas related to mental health. We consider original articles on all aspects of the epidemiology, aetio-pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, prognosis and prevention of psychiatric disorders. We also encourage and publish reviews, case reports, editorials, commentaries and viewpoints that focus on topics of current research and interest. The journal has full editorial independence from the society, IPS-TSB. The journal started in this year (2015) but never the less it carries the legacy of the AP Journal of Psychological medicine which was started in1988. It is published twice a year Jul-Dec and Jan to Jun. We aim to provide the first decision within six to eight weeks of submission. Accepted articles are published in print in July and December of every year, and are also available online. Authors get several benefits such as free PDFs, a liberal copyright policy, etc.