Aims and Scope

      The Journal of the Psychiatric Association of Thailand is an academic journal endorsed by the Thai Psychiatric Association. Its primary objective is to publish research findings and articles for the purpose of disseminating knowledge and advancing education in the fields of psychiatry and related disciplines.

      The journal welcomes submissions encompassing psychiatry, mental health, psychology, and basic science, including preclinical, clinical, service system, and policy development research that is pertinent to the field of psychiatry. It maintains a dedicated focus on catering to the interests of psychiatrists and a diverse range of healthcare professionals within the mental health sector.


Types of Articles

     The journal considers the following categories of articles: original articles, case reports, review articles, and special articles.


Peer Review Process

      The journal employs a rigorous double-blind peer review process, involving a minimum of two reviewers. Reviewers possess expertise in the subject matter of the articles, maintain a consistent track record of published research, and possess substantial experience in article evaluation to provide valuable constructive feedback for quality enhancement.


Publication Frequency

      The journal follows a quarterly publication schedule, with issues released in March, June, September, and December.


Indexing Information

     The journal is indexed in the Thai-Journal Citation Index Group 1 (Q1) [as of July 2022].


Open Access Policy

     The journal is digitally published on an openly accessible website, requiring no membership or subscription fees.


Article Processing Charge

     The journal imposes an article processing fee of 3,000 Thai Baht per article, payable after acceptance for publication.



     This journal is copyrighted by the Psychiatric Association of Thailand.



     The journal welcomes submissions in both Thai and English.



     Psychiatric Association of Thailand

Journal History

     The Journal of the Psychiatric Association of Thailand has been in operation since the founding of the Psychiatric Association of Thailand in 1953. It initiated journal publication in 1955 and has consistently released four issues annually. The editorial board undergoes elections every two years, in line with the Association's committee elections."