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Scope and policy
Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica was launched in March 1972 by A.C. Pacheco e Silva, Fernando de O. Bastos, J. Carvalhal Ribas e J.R. de Albuquerque Fortes.
Our mission is to provide mental health care professionals with relevant clinical information and clinically-oriented research in the field of General Psychiatry.
Electronic submissions are welcome, and manuscripts in Word for Windows format can be emailed to the address firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a submission letter to the Editor. Authors will be informed upon receipt. Hard copies of manuscripts submitted by regular mail will not be returned to authors.Submission of a paper to Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica is understood to imply that: a) it is an original paper which has not been previously published (except as abstract, proceeding, review, or thesis format); b) is not being considered for publication elsewhere; c) co-authors, if any, and respective Institutions, are in agreement with respect to manuscript contents and its publication in this Journal; d) copyright will be automatically transferred to Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica upon acceptance of the paper for publication. Copyright transfer agreement subsumes exclusive and unlimited entitlement of Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica to publish and distribute the full contents of articles in whichever publishing medium, including press and electronic media. Papers should be written in Portuguese, Spanish or English. Authors are responsible for grammatical accuracy of their texts.
From the Issue 35(2);2009, Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica will adopt the Vancouver style for the references inclusion.
Please check item IV of Instruction to Authors for more details.
Papers, except invited reviews, will be evaluated by at least two external experts. The authors will be notified as soon as possible whether a contribution is accepted for publication in the form that it was submitted, acceptable after a revision (which, in general, will be reviewed again), or rejected.
Manuscripts should not exceed 3.500 words, a maximum number of six tables and/or figures and 30 references
Gattaz WF, Levy R, Cairns N, Maras A. Distúrbios do metabolismo de fosfolipídeos na doença de Alzheimer. J Bras Psiquiatr. 1996;45:345-9.
Gattaz WF, Kohlmeyer K, Gasser T. Computed tomographic scans in schizophrenia. In: Häfner H, Gattaz WF, editors. Search for the Causes of Schizophrenia. Berlin: Springer Verlag; 1990. p. 242-56.
Reviews of the literature should contain between 4,000 and 5,000 words, six tables or figures, and there are no limits for the references, although is recommended to include only the most important ones; in addition to abstract and five keywords. The main text should be structured in the following sections: Introduction (background and context), Methods (criteria used to select the body of references on which the review was based), Results (the main findings of the review), Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements and References.
Letters and Points of ViewLetters and points of view are considered for publication provided they do not contain material submitted to other publications. The text must not exceed 500 (five hundred) words nor have more than 10 references and 1 figure or table. Letters and points of view referring to published articles must be received within 6 (six) months of the article´s publication. Texts are subject to discretionary selection of the Editors.
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