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Featured articles

Clinical and parenting outcomes of women admitted to a mother-baby unit

A study has examined the trajectories of clinical and parenting outcomes following admission to a mother-baby unit and highlights the need to support women in the longer term after discharge.

'Walk this Way': improving physical activity in people with serious mental illness

A pilot study has shown that a health coaching intervention called 'Walk this Way' helps people with serious mental illness to reduce their sedentary behaviour and increase physical activity.

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 


Latest BMC Psychiatry Podcasts

Separating obsessive-compulsive disorder from the self
Article published: 7 September 2017

Addressing the importance of sleep
Article published: 2 May 2017

Seeking help in times of economic hardship
Article published: 3 March 2017

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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.

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