About RCPsych Publications
Who we are and what we
Part of the
College's remit is to promote the dissemination of information
about mental health issues, for both mental
health professionals and the general
public. The book list has been developed with the aim of
making high quality texts available at reasonable prices.
Books are published under the imprint 'RCPsych Publications'.
reasons to buy books direct from the College
Our main book series include:
book we published was Recent Developments in Schizophrenia
in 1967 and the book programme was established properly in the
1970s; its growth accelerating rapidly since 1986. There are
currently over 130 titles in print, with an average of 10 new books
being published each year.
The first imprint was in honour of
Samuel Gaskell who was an influential mid-Victorian psychiatrist
and Medical Superintendent of the County Asylum in Lancaster.
An imprint is used in order to reflect the fact that the content of
books is independent from formal College policy.
From Gaskell to RCPsych
Please note that the 'RCPsych Publications'
imprint was formerly known as 'Gaskell' until the year 2007.
The name was changed to increase recognition of our products
within the book trade and in line with other College-wide branding
Are you looking for a
intend to write, or have written, a book and wish RCPsych
Publications to consider publishing it, please submit a
book proposal (including as many details as possible on
audience, chapter list etc.) by email, or in writing
Director of Publications, Royal
College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1
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