Aims and scope
Evidence-Based Mental Health systematically searches a wide range of international medical journals applying strict criteria for the validity of research and relevance to psychiatrists and psychologists. Content is critically appraised then the most clinically relevant articles are summarised into a succinct expert commentary focusing on the papers key findings and implications for clinical practice. Evidence-Based Mental Health also publishes articles relevant to the study and practice of evidence-based medicine; including Original Research and Reviews.
|Publication Model||Subscription; with hybrid open access option|
|Indexed by||Index Medicus (Medline), Excerpta Medica (Embase), Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)|
|Peer Review Model||Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author|
|Time from acceptance to online publication||17 days|
Rights and permissions
BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.
The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.