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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Time to Notice the Individuals More Than the Group
Balanced Sex Ratios and the Autism Continuum

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Special Issue Call for Papers: Metabolic Psychiatry

There is robust evidence about the critical interrelationships among nutrition, metabolic function (e.g., brain metabolism, insulin sensitivity, diabetic processes, body weight, among other factors), inflammation and mental health, a growing area of research now referred to as “Metabolic Psychiatry.” This special issue of Biological Psychiatry: Global Open Science will focus on work outlining or contributing to our understanding of the associations among these metabolic factors and mental health, both in terms of risk factors for the development of mental health challenges and potential treatments for a range of psychiatric disorders, including work in both humans and animal models. More


Biological Psychiatry

Cover Image - Biological Psychiatry, Volume 92, Issue 8

Biological Psychiatry, founded in 1969, is an official journal of the Society of Biological Psychiatry and the first in the Biological Psychiatry family of journals. Companion titles include Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging and Biological Psychiatry: Global Open Science. Learn More



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August 31, 2022 - Dr. Tamar Gur, Biological Psychiatry’s social media editor, interviews Dr. Peter Hamilton, whose article on the role of CREB in cocaine use was recently published in the JournalRead the article

Somerfeld-Ziskind Research Award

$5000 awarded annually by the Society of Biological Psychiatry! The Award Committee makes selections from the 10 top-ranking articles published in Biological Psychiatry in the past year. Full details available here.

2022 Winner: N6-Methyladenosine Modification of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Messenger RNA in Circular RNA STAG1–Regulated Astrocyte Dysfunction and Depressive-like Behaviors