This Journal is internationally recognized to be the leading periodical covering both child and adolescent psychology and psychiatry.
The Journal offers experimental and developmental studies, especially those relating to developmental psychopathology and the developmental disorders. Also featured are practitioner reviews, review articles, and book reviews.
The Journal brings together empirical research, clinical studies and high quality reviews presented from different theoretical perspectives. The first issue of the year is devoted to the Annual Research Review. This identifies current and future trends and enables readers to keep up-to-date with research both in and outside their main area of specialization.
The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry is one of the journals published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Association for Child Psychology and Psychiatry.