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Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry

Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry is a bimonthly, open access journal with a comprehensive peer review policy, and a rapid publication process.

The Psychology and Psychiatry journal publishes research articles as full-length research papers and short reports. In addition, the journal publishes editorials and review articles in innovative formats that target a broad and non-specialized audience.

JPP will accept articles from the following topics but not limited to: psychology, psychiatry, autism, mental health, Addiction, psychotherapy, emotional disorders, psychiatric diagnoses, personality disorders, psychoanalysis, neuroimages, fear and anxiety, sadness and depression, mood disorders and etc.

JPP welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your paper in word file including cover letter with e-mail and send it to alternately to

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by JPP, is properly cited.

Editor in chief

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Editorial Board

Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi

Department of Psychiatry
Charles Drew University

M. Obulesu

Research Associate
University of Tsukuba

Mitsuhiro Nakamura

Yamazumi Hospital

Kimberly S. Bray

Professor and Director
University of Missouri

In Press

All you can eat Buffets, obesity, mindfulness, and mindful eating: An exploratory investigation

Zeeshan Ali Kai Wong Helen Egan Amy Cook Michael Mantzios

Research Article-Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry (JPP)

May 25, 2017

Hepatitis B and C in Taiwanese patients with Schizophrenia: A Nationwide, Population-based study on prevalence, and healthcare utilization

Michael Yao-Hsien Wang Chao-Hsiun Tang Shih-Jen Tsai Chun-Jen Liu Chi-Shin Wu

Research Article-Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry (JPP)

May 26, 2017

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JPP welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your paper in word file including cover letter with e-mail and send it to alternately to

Publication Charges

Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry are USD 890 / GBP 690.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

What type of articles are published for free?

Editorials, letters, comments, retractions, etc. will be published for free of charge. APC is applicable for the article types like Research, Review, Mini review, Case Reports, opinions etc.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.