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Open Access Psychiatry Journals

A list of Open Access Psychiatry journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Psychiatry is branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

This list of Psychiatry Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Psychiatry manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Psychiatry journals in our list.In many cases, you only see lists of Psychiatry journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Psychiatry journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Psychiatry venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Psychiatry journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Psychiatry OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Psychiatry Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
International Journal of Bipolar Disorders2194-7511Springer Nature294398798Website
Schizophrenia Research and Treatment2090-2093Hindawi Limited126239297.6Website
Autism Research and Treatment2090-1933Hindawi Limited139324997.1Website
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health1753-2000Springer Nature7441626196.5Website
Schizophrenia Research: Cognition2215-0013Elsevier257221596.1Website
BMC Psychiatry1471-244XSpringer Nature570213114895.5Website
Epilepsy Research and Treatment2090-1348Hindawi Limited112214295.5
Annals of General Psychiatry1744-859XSpringer Nature16061344494.4Website
International Journal of Mental Health Systems1752-4458Springer Nature7781320894.3Website
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease1176-9106Dove Medical Press33585021993.7Website
Journal of Headache and Pain1129-2369Springer Nature31884264393.5Website
The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy2168-6408WMU Department of Occupational Therapy48991893Website
Journal of epilepsy research2233-6249Korean Epilepsy Society206124492.7
Case reports in psychiatry2090-6838Hindawi Limited463149192.4Website
Journal of eating disorders2050-2974Springer Nature34596092.2Website
npj schizophrenia2334-265XSpringer Nature299402992Website
Borderline personality disorder and emotion dysregulation2051-6673Springer Nature186242091.9Website
Molecular Autism2040-2392Springer Nature6782365391.3Website
Global mental health2054-4251Cambridge University Press280254591.1Website
Multiple Sclerosis International2090-2654Hindawi Limited199347591Website
Depression Research and Treatment2090-1321Hindawi Limited276416890.9Website
British Journal of Psychiatry Open2056-4724Royal College of Psychiatrists2113660590.5Website
Clinical psychopharmacology and neuroscience : the official scientific journal of the Korean College of Neuropsychopharmacology1738-1088Korean College of Neuropsychopharmacology666628790.4
Frontiers in Psychiatry1664-0640Frontiers Media SA91438688990.3Website
Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders1866-1947Springer Nature5611463590Website
Journal of affective disorders reports2666-9153Elsevier38360189.8Website
JMIR mental health2368-7959JMIR Publications Inc.8211360789.8Website
Mental Illness2036-7457Emerald (MCB UP)26885489.6Website
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance1097-6647Springer Nature66886944389.6Website
Clinical Practice & Epidemiology in Mental Health1745-0179Bentham Science5041140989.1
Psychiatry Investigation1738-3684Korean Neuropsychiatric Association14361537489
Open Journal of Psychiatry2161-7325Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.397119088.9
Strategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction1828-8928Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishing421406088.6
Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology1590-9921Springer Nature10041107188.5Website
Psychiatry journal2314-4327Hindawi Limited173153388.4Website
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice1940-0632Springer Nature761676188.2Website
Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry2012-6883Sri Lanka Journals Online24423688.1Website
Biopsychosocial Medicine1751-0759Springer Nature387586587.9Website
Advances in Psychiatry2314-7768Hindawi Limited2416287.5
Epilepsia and paroxyzmal conditions2077-8333IRBIS42511887.3Website
Neurology and Therapy2193-6536Springer Nature387329587.3Website
BMC Neurology1471-2377Springer Nature37616482187.1Website
Sleep science and practice2398-2683Springer Nature7426286.5Website
Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology2045-1253SAGE463611486.4Website
Journal of cannabis research2522-5782Springer Nature15038386Website
East Asian archives of psychiatry2078-9947Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Press320125685.9
Internet interventions2214-7829Elsevier261114685.8Website
Advances in Emergency Medicine2314-7644Hindawi Limited2110985.7
Renal Replacement Therapy2059-1381Springer Nature410134185.6Website
Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience1180-4882Joule Inc.17975620385.3Website
General psychiatry2517-729XBMJ257317685.2Website
Thrombosis2090-1488Hindawi Limited88146785.2
Annals of Intensive Care2110-5820Springer Nature12212712685.2Website
Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment1176-6328Dove Medical Press38555336985.1
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery1749-8090Springer Nature36322299485Website
World journal of psychiatry2220-3206Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Psychiatry)405645684.9
Cerebellum & ataxias2053-8871Springer Nature138158484.8Website
International Tinnitus Journal0946-5448GN1 Genesis Network721519784.6Website
Middle East Current Psychiatry2090-5408Springer Nature48377784.5Website
Journal of multiple sclerosis2376-0389OMICS Publishing Group20527084.4
Cardiovascular Ultrasound1476-7120Springer Nature8471508084.2Website
Open journal of depression2169-9658Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.9433784
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience1749-5016Oxford University Press20178225984Website
Behavioral and Brain Functions1744-9081Springer Nature6722441083.9Website
Autism-open access2165-7890OMICS Publishing Group32662783.4
Biomarkers in neuropsychiatry2666-1446Elsevier4820083.3Website
Translational Psychiatry2158-3188Springer Nature33078478683.3Website
Multiple sclerosis journal, experimental, translational and clinical2055-2173SAGE391192483.1Website
Iranian Journal of Psychiatry1735-4587Knowledge E699306983Website
Epilepsy & behavior reports2589-9864Elsevier23532382.6Website
European Psychiatry0924-9338Cambridge University Press3138110360882.4Website
Thrombosis Journal1477-9560Springer Nature598953582.3Website
Journal of Psychiatrist's Association of Nepal2350-8949Nepal Journals Online21111482
Behavioural Neurology0953-4180Hindawi Limited17632238682Website
The international journal of mental health promotion1462-3730Computers, Materials and Continua (Tech Science Press)545423381.7
Stigma research and action2210-5174VU E-Publishing2755081.5
Journal of Comorbidity2235-042XSAGE151194981.5Website
Journal of Geriatrics (Hindawi)2314-7121Hindawi Limited1614981.3
JA Clinical Reports2363-9024Springer Nature54582881.3Website
BMC Nephrology1471-2369Springer Nature38174673381.3Website
Programme grants for applied research2050-4322National Institute for Health Research10182981.2Website
Insights Into Imaging1869-4101Springer Nature13791965181.1Website
Psychiatry and clinical psychopharmacology2475-0581AVES Publishing Co.37190881.1Website
Chronic stress2470-5470SAGE143163981.1Website
BMC Anesthesiology1471-2253Springer Nature21541824981.1Website
Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders extra1664-5464S. Karger AG526965681Website
Dementia & Neuropsychologia1980-5764SciELO958681680.8Website
Journal of geriatric mental health2348-9995Medknow Publications21535280.5Website
Journal of Experimental Psychopathology2043-8087SAGE394383380.5Website
Cerebrospinal Fluid Research1743-8454Springer Nature500495280.4Website
Journal of Mental Health and Human Behaviour0971-8990Medknow Publications19119580.1Website
Iranian journal of psychiatry and behavioral sciences1735-8639Kowsar Medical Institute908280580
American journal of psychiatry and neuroscience2330-4243Science Publishing Group14817779.7
Sleep disorders2090-3553Hindawi Limited158178879.7Website
Nature and Science of Sleep1179-1608Dove Medical Press738736879.5Website
European Journal of Psychotraumatology2000-818XTaylor & Francis247107079.4Website
Journal of Epileptology2300-0147Exeley, Inc.10210879.4Website
Indian Journal of Psychiatry0019-5545Medknow Publications42422631978.9Website
Archives of depression and anxiety2455-5460Peertechz Publications Private Limited7512278.7
Journal of Neurology and Stroke2373-6410MedCrave Group57120578.5
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access is an international movement that aims to provide free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
Relevance is used to quantify the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, “Brain Stimulation” has a relevance of “24” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it is somewhat related to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations demonstrate how frequently publications from this journal are cited in other papers. We obtain this information via OpenAlex. Although the accuracy is questionable, it might nevertheless aid you in gaining an understanding of how prestigious a publication is overall.
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