n African Journal of Psychiatry - Usage of 'Download of Psychiatry' in Africa : letter to editor

Volume 16, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1994-8220



The 'Download of Psychiatry' is a free textbook of psychiatry which is available without charge on the 'web' and can be found using this link http://eprints.utas.edu.au/287/ or any search engine. It is written and maintained by the second author (SP). It commenced with less than 20 chapters in 2006 and quickly grew to 36 chapters. It is regularly updated. Chapter 3 has been translated into Italian by I. Montagni and Chapters 3and 20 have been translated into French by D. Fritsch. At the time of writing (April, 2013) there have been 553 000hits over the years, from 200 countries.

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