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Comorbid PTSD and depression among military personnel and veterans

A longitudinal study of over 1,700 military personnel and veterans with both PTSD and major depressive disorder has found that these comorbid symptoms move in relation to each other over time.

"Smartphone addiction" in children and young people

One in four children and young people show problematic smartphone use and this is associated with poorer mental health, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis. Read the article here

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Announcing the launch of In Review

BMC Psychiatry, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 


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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.

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