Publications: Copyright and Permissions
All content published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists is
protected by copyright. This includes journals, items from RCPsych
Publications (books and multimedia), CPD Online, Trainees Online,
public education materials (patient leaflets) and all of our
If you want to reproduce any of this content, we are usually
happy to give permission, though in many cases we will charge a
Use of journal and book
If you wish to reproduce excerpts from Royal College of
Psychiatrists (RCPsych) journals published by Cambridge University
Press, please click on the “Request Permission” link on the
article’s Abstract page.
For general rights, permissions, and licensing enquiries
relating to RCPsych books and journals, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Use of leaflets and other content
from our website
Leaflet may be downloaded, printed out, photocopied and
distributed free of charge as long as the Royal College of
Psychiatrists is properly credited and no profit is gained from its
use. Permission to reproduce it in any other way must be obtained
The College does not allow reposting of its leaflets on other
sites, but allows them to be linked to directly.
Permission requests for anything else on the College website –
including College Reports, Position Statements and Occasional
Papers - should be sent to email@example.com.
Please include details of the content you wish to use and the
manner in which it is to be used.
Enquiries about journal article
Requests for journal article reprints should be emailed to