Elsevier to Publish Psychosomatics: Official Journal of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

By Elsevier, PRNE
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Publishing Partnership to Help Advance Excellence in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

NEW YORK, November 10, 2010 - Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of scientific, technical and
medical information, announced today that it is partnering with the Academy
of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) to publish Psychosomatics, the official
journal of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. The announcement, made at
the annual APM meeting in Marco Island, Florida, marks an important move by
the APM and Elsevier to increase the reach of the journal, particularly to a
new generation of psychiatrists, and to promote consultation-liaison
psychiatry as a field of growing importance. Elsevier will begin publication
of the journal as of the first issue of 2011.

Elsevier Publishing Director Josh Spieler said, "This is the next step in
the evolution of Psychosomatics as an international journal committed to
helping its readers achieve excellence in the clinical care of patients with
psychiatric and medical comorbidity." Elsevier's extensive network of global
resources and publishing solutions, including Sciverse ScienceDirect, the
world's premier full-text scientific database with more than 10 million
peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and archives dating back as
far as 1823, will help APM increase the reach and growth of Psychosomatics
worldwide. At the same time, the new partnership adds important content to
the Elsevier portfolio, enabling the publisher to continue its growth as the
market leader in psychiatry journal publishing in North America and

Psychosomatics: The Journal of Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry is the
official journal of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Peer-reviewed and
included in leading abstracting/indexing services such as Index
Medicus/MEDLINE, Psychosomatics is published six times a year and is edited
by Theodore A. Stern, MD, Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at
Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical

About Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (www.apm.org) represents
psychiatrists dedicated to the advancement of medical science, education and
health care for persons with comorbid psychiatric and general medical
conditions and provides national and international leadership in the
furtherance of those goals.

About Elsevier

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Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London
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