Journal of psychiatry is one of the best open access social Psychiatry journals.published articles gain high ciatation the journal has a particular focus on the effects of social conditions upon behaviour and the relationship between psychiatric disorders and the social environment.Â Social psychiatry deals with the interpersonal and cultural framework of mental disorder and mental health. It includes sometimes different set of theories and approaches, with work stretching from epidemiological survey research on the one hand, to an indefinite boundary with individual or group psychotherapy on the other. Social psychiatry combines a medical training and outlook with fields such as social anthropology, social psychology, cultural psychiatry, sociology and other disciplines linking to mental distress and disorder. Social psychiatry has been mainly associated with the advancement of therapeutic communities, and to highlighting the effect of socioeconomic factors on mental illness. Social psychiatry can be contrasted with biopsychiatry, with the latter focused on genetics, brain neurochemistry and medication. Social psychiatry was the leading form of psychiatry for periods of the 20th century but is currently less visible than biopsychiatry. Social psychiatry was instrumental in the development of therapeutic communities. Social psychiatrists assist test the cross-cultural use of psychiatric diagnoses and assessments of need or drawback, showing particular relations between mental illness and unemployment, overcrowding and single parent families.OMICS Group signed an agreement with more than 100International Societies to make healthcare information Open Access. OMICS Group Conferences make the perfect platform for global networking as it brings together renowned speakers and scientists across the globe to a most exciting and memorable scientific event filled with much enlightening interactive sessions, world class exhibitions and poster presentations.
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