Psychiatry, Psychology and Law

Dr Freckelton QC is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal,  Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, which commenced publication in 1994. It is published six times per year.

The Journal publishes contributions about issues on the interface between law and mental health. It aims to promote and disseminate information regarding research and international development in forensic, psychology, forensic psychiatry and areas of law and other disciplines in which psychiatry and psychology have a relevance.

Psychiatry, Psychology and Law includes:

  • review articles
  • analyses of professional issues;
  • controversies and developments;
  • case studies;
  • original policy studies;
  • book reviews;
  • special issues dealing with a particular topic in depth,
  • legislation commentaries; and
  • case commentaries.

All contributions to the journal are peer reviewed.

Psychiatry, Psychology and Law is published by Taylor & Francis: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13218719.asp

Subscriptions can be taken in hard form or electronically and articles can be purchased from the published individually.

Individuals can receive Psychiatry, Psychology and Law as an incident of membership of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psycvhology and Law: see http://www.anzappl.org/

Institutions can subscribe to PPL through the publisher or purchase individual articles:  http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=journal&issn=1321-8719&tab=subscribe

Information about style requirements and author instructions can be found at: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/journal.asp?issn=1321-8719&linktype=44

Contributions can be sent to Ian Freckelton QC, Editor, PPL: I.Freckelton@vicbar.com.au