The Bengal Journal of Psychiatry is an official publication of the Indian Psychiatric Society, West Bengal Branch. It is published Half-yearly with one additional supplement (total 3 issues). The BJP publishes original work in all the fields of psychiatry. All papers are peer-reviewed before publication.

The issues are published Half-yearly. An additional supplement is also published annually. The journal provides immediate free access to all the published articles. The journal does not charge the authors for submission, processing or publication of the articles.