The Indian Association for Social Psychiatry


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The Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry (IndJSP) is the official publication of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry. The first issue of the journal was published in 1986 under the editorship of Dr B B Sethi. IndJSP is open-access, peer-reviewed journal and is published quarterly. The journal covers technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Social and community psychiatry and related areas. It accepts high-quality work or writings in the broad fields of social and community psychiatry and related topics from all over the world. Since 2015, all the issues of the journal are being published by Wolters Kluwer (India) Private Limited.

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners: Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing’s Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Kudos.

The full-text PDF of published articles are available for free viewing and free download from the Journal website which may be visited for further information and details regarding current and archived issues, types of articles, detailed author instructions, setting up e-mail alert for receiving table of contents, and more. Articles published online under the “Ahead of Print model” are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source.

Manuscripts are accepted for consideration for publication by the IJSP with the understanding that they represent original material, have not been published previously, are not being considered for publication elsewhere, and have been approved by each author.

Since 2015 all the issues of the journal are being published by Wolters Kluwer (India) private limited. The articles are all available free for viewing and free download. You are encouraged to visit the official journal website for all articles since 2015. This repository forms the archive of IndJSP before that time. In future all articles will continue to be available free from the journal website, which also shows author instructions and online submission facility.



Year Volume Issue (page nos.) (Download link)
2006 22 1-2 (1-81) IJSP 2006 (1-2)
2006 22 3-4 (82-158) IJSP 2006 (3-4)
2007 23 1-2 () IJSP 2007 (1-2)
2007 23 3-4 () IJSP 2007 (3-4)
2008 24 1-2 (1-61) IJSP 2008 (1-2)
2008 24 3-4 (62-119) IJSP 2008 (3-4)
2009 25 1-2 (1-66) IJSP 2009 (1-2)
2009 25 3-4 (67-132) IJSP 2009 (3-4)
2010 26 1-2 (1-79) IJSP 2010 (1-2)
2010 26 3-4 (79-156) IJSP 2010 (3-4)
2011 27

1-2 (1-70)

IJSP 2011 (1-2)
2011 27 3-4 (71-207) IJSP 2011 (3-4)
2012 28 1-2 (1-71) IJSP 2012 (1-2)
2012 28 3-4 (84-131; A1-A54) IJSP 2012 (3-4)
2013 29 1-2 (1-80) IJSP 2013 (1-2)
2013 29 3-4 (…….) IJSP 2013 (3-4)
2014 30 1-2 (1-75) IJSP 2014 (1-2)
2014 30 3-4 (77-130; A1-A24) IJSP 2014 (3-4)
Prof Nitin Gupta

Editor, IndJSP

From the Editor’s Desk

Greetings! It is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you on behalf of the Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry (IndJSP), the official research publication of the IASP. Our peer-reviewed journal is in publication since 1986 and is published four times a year. The editorial team of the IndJSP indeed strives hard to collate and promote high-quality work in the broad fields of social & community psychiatry from scholars working all over the world. We aim to provide researchers an open platform to communicate social & cultural issues, while upholding excellence in research. The full-text PDF of published articles are available for free viewing and download from the Journal website & article submissions are also made online. I encourage you all to take a look at the journal and participate in the academic discourse.