Psychiatry Research

The journal provides very rapid publication of short but complete research reports in the field of psychiatry. The scope of the journal encompasses: (1) Biochemical, physiological, genetic, psychological, and social determinants of human behavior; (2) Assessment of human behavior and subjective state; (3) Evaluation of somatic and non-somatic psychiatric treatments. In addition, reports of clinically related basic studies in the fields of neuropharmacology, neurochemistry, neuroendocrinology, electrophysiology, psychology, genetics, and brain imaging are published. Significant methodological advances such as instrumentation, clinical scales, and assays directly applicable to psychiatric research are also appropriate.Brief reviews, theoretical contributions, and letters to the editor will be considered.

Publisher
Elsevier
Impact factor
2.524 (201)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Early detection of schizophrenia

Detecting and treating schizophrenia early, perhaps even before symptoms arise, could lead to better therapeutic outcomes. Studies have demonstrated differences in social function and cognition among people who later develop ...

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How stress leads to Facebook addiction

Friends on social media such as Facebook can be a great source of comfort during periods of stress. However, if they don't receive any support offline, stressed users are at risk of developing a pathological dependence on ...

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Size of brain region is associated with response to PTSD treatment

A study has found that PTSD patients with a larger hippocampus—a region of the brain key to distinguishing between safety and threat—are more likely to respond to exposure-based therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder ...

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