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A new cross-journal collection of reviews on youth mental health, focusing on "active ingredients" that underpin clinical efficacy of interventions for anxiety and depression

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Treatment of generalized anxiety disorder

The majority of people with generalized anxiety disorder do not receive treatment. However, those receiving treatment see it as helpful, with persistence in help-seeking being required to obtain the most helpful treatment. Read here

Mental health workers and impact of pandemic

NHS mental health workers in England have been affected by multiple adverse experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected their well-being. Read here

Agitation in people with dementia

Severe agitation among nursing home residents with dementia is associated with lower quality of life. Read here

BMC Series Focus Issues

December: HIV

For World AIDS day, the BMC Series Journals dedicate this month's focus issue to research on HIV and AIDS highlighting recent advancements in understanding the biology of the disease, the continued breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment and also shed some light on what life with HIV is like. 

November: Infection and health

The BMC Series journals would like to dedicate their November focus issue to the recent research into infections and health highlighting four key topics within research on infection - the biology, recent advances in detection and diagnosis, the risk factors and incidence reports and finally on the advances in treatment and combating of infection.  Browse the articles in the focus issue further to learn more.

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Aims and scope

BMC Psychiatry is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

Peer Review Taxonomy

This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here.

The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

  • Identity transparency: Single anonymized
  • Reviewer interacts with: Editor
  • Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

We welcome your feedback on this Peer Review Taxonomy Pilot. Please can you take the time to complete this short survey.

BMC Psychiatry is Recruiting new Editorial Board Members

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  • Maire Clayton, BMC

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