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
Website
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/psychiatry-research/
Impact factor
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Psychology & Psychiatry

Standards for treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder unveiled

Listed by the World Health Organization among the ten leading causes of medical disability worldwide, the severity of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is at a level on par with cancer. This prevalent disorder is characterized ...

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Men's loneliness linked to an increased risk of cancer

A recent study by the University of Eastern Finland shows that loneliness among middle-aged men is associated with an increased risk of cancer. According to the researchers, taking account of loneliness and social relationships ...

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The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted the mental health of young people, with increased levels of clinical depression being identified, a new study published in the journal Psychiatry Research reports. A decrease in alcohol ...

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Harmful alcohol use rising during pandemic

The ongoing pandemic has had a significant and alarming trend of increased alcohol use and abuse—especially among younger adults, males and those who have lost their jobs—according to a new study by University of Arizona ...

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