The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry is ASCP's official journal. It is published by Physicians Postgraduate Press (PPP). All content in the Journal is copyrighted by PPP. Each month, ASCP contributes "ASCP Corner" to the Journal. The Corner contains short evidence-based discussions on clinical psychopharmacology, and periodically contains news of the Society and announcements of Society meetings and activities. Current ASCP members receive an online subscription to the journal as part of their membership.
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Writing, Reviewing, and Publishing Scientific Articles
Marlene Freeman: Writing, Reviewing, and Publishing Scientific Articles, Part 1: Publishing in JCP
Editor in Chief, The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, introduces the JCP and describes the virtue of being a “good citizen” in your submissions and correspondence and the importance of building relationships by becoming a peer reviewer and eventually an active Editorial Board member.
Leslie Citrome: Writing, Reviewing, and Publishing Scientific Articles, Part 2: Demystifying the Manuscript Submission Process
Editor of the ASCP Corner shares his thoughts, especially for early career psychiatrists, on writing and submitting your manuscript in such a way as to remove fear from the process and increase your chances of acceptance.
Joseph Goldberg: Writing, Reviewing, and Publishing Scientific Articles, Part 3: Applying a Diagnostic Approach to Peer Review
Editor for JCP’s Early Career Psychiatrists section explains how reviewing a manuscript is akin to adopting the mindset of an emergency department physician and applying the diagnostic process to each aspect of the manuscript. Dr. Goldberg provides an overview of some statistical measures and types of studies. He gives examples on how to become a critical reader, further describing what constitutes a critical review and instructing how to provide helpful criticism to the author and editor.
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