- ISSN: 2056-4694 (Print), 2056-4708 (Online)
- Frequency: 6 issues per year
BJPsych Bulletin is an open access, peer-reviewed journal owned by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The journal is published bimonthly by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the College. There are no submission or publication charges to authors.
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- On the cover
In this issue, Winston et al. (pp. 17–22) present the outcome of a survey on how transitions between child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) and adult services are managed.
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