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January-April 2020| Vol 2| Issue 1


World Social Psychiatry – A Star is Born, but Let it Shine and Grow!

“Standing at the crossroads, trying to read the signs To tell me which way I should go to find the answer, And all the time I know, Plant your love and let it grow Let it grow, let it grow...

Presidential Address

Psychiatry – From Biological Reductionism to a Bio-Psycho-Social Perspective

Understanding the social paradigm of health and especially mental health is important to the physician today. The approach in Ayurveda and in ancient Greek was person centred, focusing on quality of l...

Special Communication

Enhancing Resilience and Mental Health of Children and Adolescents by integrated School- and Family-based Approaches, with a Special Focus on Developing Countries: A Narrative Review and Call for Action

Global mental health (GMH) is important for sustainable futures, but neglected, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Child and adolescent mental heath (CAMH) is one of the essential...

Review Article

The Global South: An Emergent Epistemology for Social Psychiatry

This essay introduces the sociopolitical notion of the Global South as a bridge between globalization and the global mental health (GMH) movement that offers an emergent apparatus or conceptual tool...

First-Person Account/Narrative/Reflections

Assessing and Addressing the Psychosocial Needs of the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Interpersonal violence is a very serious public health hazard that is often overlooked. Ignored, trauma is known to cause family and community dysfunctions than can span generations. Unfortunately, th...

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World Social Psychiatry, a publication of World Social Psychiatry Trust (On behalf of World Association of Social Psychiatry), is a peer-reviewed print + online 3 Issues journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review

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The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data