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Research Topics

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Understanding the complex phenomenon of suicide: from research to clinical practice

Topic Editors:
Domenico De Berardis, NHS, Department of Mental Health, Psychiatric Service of Diagnosis and Treatment, Hospital ?G. Mazzini?, ASL 4, 64100 Teramo, Italy, Italy
Giovanni Martinotti, University G.d'Annunzio, Italy
Massimo Di Giannantonio, University "G.d'Annunzio", Department of Neuroscience, Imaging, and Clinical Sciences, Italy

Suicide is a complex phenomenon and may be determined by the interaction between various factors such as neurobiology, personal and familiar history, stressful events,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Jun 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Dec 2015

Submission Open.

Shared neuropsychological pathologies in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

Topic Editors:
Tamsyn E. Van Rheenen, Swinburne University and Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Australia
Peter Gallagher, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Susan L. Rossell, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Increasing evidence from neuropsychological paradigms suggests that impairments in neurocognition and social cognition represent trait features of bipolar disorder and...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 May 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Oct 2015

Submission Open.

Mechanisms underpinning the link between emotion, physical health and longevity

Topic Editors:
Andrew Kemp, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Biological psychology and neuroscience has embraced the study of emotion, yet the disciplines are at a crossroads over the psychobiological basis of emotion.(1) This...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Oct 2015

Submission Open.

Endophenotypes for schizophrenia and mood disorders: implications from genetic, biochemical, cognitive, behavioral and neuroimaging studies

Topic Editors:
Janusz K. Rybakowski, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Dorota Frydecka, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Blazej Misiak, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland

The term endophenotype refers to the measurable construct that bridges a gap between phenotype expression and genetic variability. This intermediate phenotype construct...

Deadline for abstract submission: 27 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 28 Aug 2015

Submission Open.

Psychobiological Research in Psychosomatic Medicine

Topic Editors:
Silvia R. Ouakinin, Faculty of Medicine University of Lisbon, Portugal
Marco Torrado, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Susana G. Eusébio, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
David P. Barreira, Hospital de Santa Maria, Portugal

The principal goal of psychosomatic medicine is the integration of biological, psychological, and social systems that may influence health or pathology, namely in chronic...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Mar 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2015

Submission Open.

Pathways to suicide-timespan and diagnostic differences

Topic Editors:
Louise Brådvik, Lund University Hospital, Sweden

Suicide is a major health problem, and around 1 million people world-wide commit suicide every year. Ten times as many attempt suicide. A vast majority, over 90%, of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 25 Jun 2015

Submission Open.

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder in the context of human rights abuse

Topic Editors:
Cornelius Katona, Helen Bamber Foundation, United Kingdom
Katy Robjant, Helen Bamber Foundation, United Kingdom

We propose to bring together a review of current understanding of the concept of complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the context of human rights abuse. There...

Deadline for abstract submission: 28 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Biopsychosocial and community approach to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of severe and common mental disorders

Topic Editors:
Julio E. Armijo, Universidad de Santiago, Chile
Ruben V. Alvarado, Escuela de Salud Pública - Facultad de Medicina - Universidad de Chile, Chile
Graciela Rojas, Faculty of Medicine University of Chile, Chile

The concept of mental illness has evolved over time, from ancient definitions who based their classifications on the idea of mental degeneration, until the current...

Submission Closed.

Posttraumatic Stress, Inflammation, and Health: New Perspectives

Topic Editors:
Tamara L. Newton, University of Louisville, USA
James J. Miller, University of Louisville, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, USA
Rafael Fernandez-Botran, University of Louisville, USA

Post traumatic stress disorder, a mental health disorder that occurs following injurious or life-threatening events, is a risk factor for medical comorbidities, including...

Submission Closed.

Mental Imagery in Clinical Disorders

Topic Editors:
David G. Pearson, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Julie Krans, University of Leuven, Belgium

Mental imagery is increasingly shown in the literature to play a key role in various psychological disorders. The exploration of mental imagery represents a new and...

Submission Closed.

Using stress-based animal models to understand the mechanisms underlying psychiatric and somatic disorders

Topic Editors:
David A. Slattery, University of Regensburg, Germany
Stefan O. Reber, University of Ulm, Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Laboratory for Molecular Psychosomatics, Germany

Chronic stress, particularly chronic psychosocial stress, represents a large burden in modern societies and is an acknowledged risk factor for numerous affective and...

Submission Closed.

Yoga and mental health: Prevention, management of mental health disorders and mechanism of action

Topic Editors:
Shirley Telles, Patanjali Research Foundation, India
Nilkamal Singh, Patanjali Research Foundation, India

According to the World Health Organization one in four people around the world will suffer from mental disorders at some point in their lives. Stressful life situations,...

Submission Closed.

Progress in Physical activity and Exercise and Affective and Anxiety Disorders: Translational Studies, Perspectives and Future Directions

Topic Editors:
Felipe B. Schuch, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Brazil
Eduardo Lusa Cadore, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Physical activity and exercise were receiving a great attention as a strategy of prevention and treatment of affective and some anxiety disorders. Many studies have...

Submission Closed.

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