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Editor
Benjamin RagenBioMed Central


Section Editors
Causes, treatment and prevention of suicide
Ute LewitzkaTechnische Universität Dresden, Germany

Eating disorders
Secondo FassinoTurin University, Italy

Forensic psychiatry
Seena FazelUniversity of Oxford, UK

Geriatric psychiatry and cognitive disorders
Joanne RyanMonash University, Australia

Mood disorders
Florian SeemüllerLudwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

Personality disorders and disorders of adult behavior
Wei WangZhejiang University School of Medicine, China

Psychiatric molecular genetics
Cathy BarrThe Toronto Western Hospital, Canada

Sleep disorders
Ruth Benca, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Social psychiatry, therapy and provision of mental health care
Linda Davies, University of Manchester, UK 
Sharon LawnFlinders University, Australia

Substance-related disorders, addiction and impulse control
Morten Hesse, University of Aarhus, Denmark


Associate Editors
Causes, treatment and prevention of suicide
Victor Blüml, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Raffaella Calati, University of Montpellier, France
Vladimir Carli, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Jorge Castroman, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nimes, France
Robert Cramer, Old Dominion University, USA
Ina Giegling, University of Halle, Germany
Jeremy Goldbach, University of Southern California, USA 
Nestor D. Kapusta, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Paul L. Plener, University of Ulm, Germany
Dan Rujescu, University of Munich LMU, Germany
Benedikt Till, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Wouter van Ballegooijen, VU-University, Netherlands
Benjamin Vyssoki, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Patrizia Zeppegno, University of Eastern Piedmont Amedeo Avogadro, Italy
Jie Zhang, SUNY Buffalo State, USA

Child, adolescent and developmental psychiatry
Clare Allely, University of Salford, UK
Stephanie Ameis, University of Toronto, Canada
Muhammad Azeem, Cornell University, Qatar
Linda Campbell, University of Newcastle, UK
Hugo Cogo-Moreira, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Scott Compton, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Valsamma Eapen, UNSW, Australia
Martine Flament, University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, Canada
Tina In-Albon, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Ian Kelleher, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Meng-Chuan Lai, University of Toronto, Canada
Kate Langley, Cardiff University, UK
Nicole Letourneau, University of Calgary, Canada
Ramon Lindauer, AMC-de Bascule, Netherlands
Joseph Murray, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil
Carryl P Navalta, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Emma Sciberras, Deakin University, Australia
Mario Speranza, Versailles General Hospital, France
Jeffrey R. Strawn, University of Cincinnati, USA
Akemi Tomoda, University of Fukui, Japan
Simon Øverland, University of Bergen, Norway
Liang-Jen Wang, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Jing Wu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Eating disorders
Stewart Agras, Stanford University, USA
Ursula Franziska Bailer, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Carl Birmingham, University of British Columbia, Canada
Francesca Brambilla, Sacco Hospital Milan, Italy
Enrica Marzola, University of Turin, Italy
Carla Maria Gramaglia, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Carlos M Grilo, Yale University School of Medicine, USA 
Emilio Gutierrez, Universidad de Compostela, Spain
Daniel Le Grange, University of Chicago, USA
Susana Jimenez-Murcia, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Spain 
Lisa Lilenfeld, Argosy University Washington DC, USA
Gabriella Milos, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Deborah Mitchison, Macquarie University, Australia
Deborah Reas, University of Oslo, Norway  
Lucy Serpell, University College London, UK

Forensic psychiatry
Markku Eronen, Vanhan Vaasan Sairaala, Finland
Harry Kennedy, National Forensic Mental Health Service and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Nathan Kolla, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada 

Geriatric psychiatry and cognitive disorders
Pauline Aalten, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Christian Brettschneider, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Dorina Cadar, University College London, UK
Markus Donix, University Hospital Dresden, Germany
Linda Ercoli, UCLA, USA  
Jun-Young Lee, Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, South Korea
Simon Lovestone, University of Oxford, UK
Helen Macpherson, Deakin University, Australia
Dallas Seitz, Queen's University, Canada

Mood disorders
Mauro Giovanni Carta, University of Cagliari, Italy
Andre Carvalho, University of Toronto, Canada
Christopher Davey, University of Melbourne, Australia
Peter Dome, Semmelweis University, Hungary
Sarah Doucette, Dalhousie University, Canada
Brisa Fernandes, Deakin University, Australia
Fernando Goes, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Mario Juruena, King's College London, UK
Toshiaki Kikuchi, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Renata Kokanovic, RMIT University, Australia  
Jens Kuhn, University of Cologne, Germany
Andrew Leuchter, UCLA, USA  
Xiaohua Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China
Mirko Manchia,  Dalhousie University, Canada
Marco Menchetti, Bologna University, Italy
Luciano Minuzzi, McMaster University, Canada
Martino Belvederi Murri, University of Genoa, Italy
René Ernst Nielsen, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark
Adrienne O'Neil, Deakin University, Australia
Aswin Ratheesh, Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Australia
Fritz Renner, University of Freiburg, Germany
Gabriele Sani, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Benjamin G. Shapero, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA 
Tamsyn Van Rheenen, Swinburne University, Australia
Norma Verdolini, University of Barcelona, Spain
Norio Watanabe, Translational Medical Center, Japan

Personality disorders and disorders of adult behavior
Bo Bach, Psychiatric Hospital Slagelse, Denmark
Paola Bozzatello, University of Turin, Italy
Stephan Doering, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Mario Fioravanti, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Stephanie Kasen, Columbia University, USA
Ueli Kramer, University of Lausanne, Switzerland 
Shae Quirk, The University of Melbourne, Australia 
Tom Rosenstrom, University of Helsinki, Norway
Svenn Torgersen, University of Oslo, Norway
Yong Gui Yuan, Zhongda Hospital Southeast University, China
TianHong Zhang, Shanghai Mental Health Center, China

Psychiatric molecular genetics
Sintia Belangero, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Sarah E. Bergen, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Emma Dempster, University of Exeter, UK
Elaine Green, Cardiff University, UK
Jo Knight, Lancaster University, UK
Laura Mandelli, University of Bologna, Italy
Jonathan Mill, University of Exeter, UK
Ginger Misener, Toronto Western Research Institute, Canada
Derek Morris, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Alessio Squassina, University of Cagliari, Italy

Psychotic disorders
Ofer Agid, University of Toronto, Canada
Rami Bou Khalil, Psychiatric hospital of the Cross- Saint Joseph University, Lebanon
Paolo Brambilla, University of Udine, Italy
Colleen Brenner, Loma Linda University, USA
Martin Brüne, University of Bochum, Germany
Derin Cobia, Brigham Young University, USA
Shao-hua Hu, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Fujun Jia,  Guangdong Mental Health Centre, China
Joshua Kantrowitz, Columbia University, USA
Deanna L Kelly, University of Maryland, USA
Marek Kubicki, Harvard Medical School, USA
Stephanie Le Hellard, University of Bergen, Norway
Jimmy Lee, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore 
Eugene Lin, China Medical University, Taiwan
Antony Loebel, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc, USA
Armida Mucci, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy 
Cinzia Perlini, University of Verona, Italy
Shukwinder Shergill, King's College London, UK
Jared Van Snellenberg, Stony Brook Medicine, USA
Renan Souza, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Yingying Tang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China
Arun Tiwari, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Yi Xu, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Gwyneth Zai, University of Toronto, Canada
Wei Zheng, Guangzhou Huiai Hospital, China 

Sleep disorders
Philip Gehrman, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Daniel Kay, Bringham Young University, USA
Xiangdong Tang, Sichuan University, China

Social psychiatry, therapy and provision of mental health care
Yaacov G. Bachner, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Lina Balluz, Behaviour Surveillance Branch, USA
Lisa Brophy, University of Melbourne, Australia 
Matthias Berking, University of Marburg, Germany
Elizabeth Camacho, University of Manchester, UK
Angus Cook, University of Western Australia, Australia
Lindsey DeBoer, Rush University Medical Center, USA
Marina Economou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Leona Hakkaart-van Roijen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands 
Bridget Hamilton, University of Melbourne, Australia
Samuel Harvey, University of New South Wales, Australia
Ilanit Hasson-Ohayon, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Ivan Komproe, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Jyrki Korkeila, University of Turku, Finland
Sean Lynch, University of Exeter, UK
Sumaya Mall, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Stefania Mannarini, University of Padua, Italy 
Amy Morgan, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Flinders University, Australia
David Roe, University of Haifa, Israel
Mark Sachmann, University of Western Australia, Australia
Katherine Sorsdahl, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Robert Stanton, Central Queensland University, Australia
Stelios Stylianidis, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece
Helen-Maria Vasiliadis, Campus de Longueuil - Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Yuan Pang Wang, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mark Zamorski, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, Canada 

Stress and anxiety
Filip Arnberg, Uppsala University, Sweden
Tatjana Aue, University of Bern, Switzerland
Neeltje Batelaan, VU-University Medical Center, Netherlands
David Berle, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Vlasios Brakoulias, The University of Sydney, Australia
Marcy Burstein, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
Gerard Clarke, University College Cork, Ireland
Alessandra Falco, University of Padova, Italy
Heide Glaesmer, University of Leipzig, Germany
Tobias Hecker, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Alexandre Heeren, Harvard University, USA
Megan Hobbs, University of New South Wales, Australia
Hissei Imai, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Iris-Tatjana Kolassa, University of Konstanz, Germany
Philipp Kuwert, University Medicine Greifswald, Germany
Lingjiang Li, Central South University, China
Belinda Liddell, University of New South Wales, Australia
Brigitte Lueger-Schuster, University of Vienna, Austria
Marcelo Feijó Mello, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Michael Gerhard Odenwald, University of Konstanz, Germany
Siân Oram, King's College London, UK
Matthew Price, University of Vermont, USA
Jutta Wolf, Brandeis University, USA
Monica Wu, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA

 

Substance-related disorders, addiction and impulse control
Mikkel Arendt, Aarhus University, Denmark
Guangheng Dong, Zhejiang Normal University, China 
Ali Farhoudian, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran
Marijn Lijffijt, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Andry Samokhvalov, University of Toronto, Canada
Kristine Thomsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Birgitte Thylstrup, Centre for drug and Alcohol Research, Denmark
Christian Tjagvad, University of Oslo, Norway
Grace Wang, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Ti-Fei Yuan, Shanghai Jiaotong University of Medicine, China
Chenshu Zhang, New York University, USA

Editorial Advisors
Paul S Appelbaum, Columbia University, USA
Simon Baron-Cohen, University of Cambridge, UK
John T Cacioppo, University of Chicago, USA
Edmond Chiu, University of Melbourne, Australia
C. Robert C Cloninger, Washington University, UK
Jose de Leon, University of Kentucky, USA
Louisa Degenhardt, University of New South Wales, Australia
Donna Dickenson, Birkbeck University of London, UK
Thomas Elbert, University of Konstanz, Germany
Paul Emmelkamp, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hans Foerstl, Tech­nischen Universität München,, Germany
Toshiaki Furukawa, Kyoto University, Japan
Nassir Ghaemi, Tufts Medical Center, USA
Christian Guilleminault, Sleep Disorders Clinic, USA
Uriel Halbreich, SUNY-AB, USA
Matthew Hotopf, King's College London, UK
Eve C Johnstone, University of Edinburgh, UK
John Kane, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, USA
Shitij Kapur, King's College London, UK
Scott Kim, University of Michigan, USA
George Kirov, Cardiff University, UK
Moshe Kotler, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Malcolm Lader, King's College London, UK
Raymond Lam, University of British Columbia, Canada
Stephen Lawrie, University of Edinburgh, UK
Antonio Lobo, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Zaragoza, Spain
Simon Lovestone, King's College London, UK
Paul Lysaker, VA Medical center, USA
Harriet L MacMillan, McMaster University, Canada
Rachel Manber, Stanford University
Thomas H McGlashan, Yale University, USA
John McGrath, The Park Centre for Mental Heatlh, Australia
Peter McGuffin, King's College London, UK
James H Meador-Woodruff, University of Michigan, USA
Julien Mendlewicz, University of Brussels, Belgium
Frank Neuner, Bielefeld University, Germany
John Nurnberger, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Gordon B Parker, Prince of Wales Hospital, Australia
Nancy Petry, University of CT Health Center, USA
Marc Potenza, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Peter Rabins, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
Nina R Schooler, Georgetown University School of Medicine, USA
Martha Shenton, Harvard Medical School, USA 
Greg Simon, Group Health Cooperative, USA
Dan Stein, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Louis G Tassinary, Texas A&M University, USA 
Anita Thapar, Cardiff University, UK
Gustavo Turecki, McGill University, Canada
Kristian Wahlbeck, THL National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Myrna M Weissman, Columbia University, USA
Simon Wessely, King's College London, UK
Hans-Ulrich Wittchen, Technische Universität Dresden
Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, McLean Hospital, USA

Statistical Advisors
Henian Chen, University of South Florida, USA
Michael Höfler, Dresden Technical University, Germany
Denny Meyer, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Jeremy Miles, RAND Corporation, UK
Rumana Omar, University College London, UK
Fruhling Rijsdijk, King's College London, UK