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Editorial Board

Associate Editor
Toni Milevoj, MSc, Springer Nature, Netherlands
New Content ItemToni joined BMC in August 2022. In 2020, he received a Master’s degree in political science from the Central European University. He received a Master’s degree in philosophy at Leiden University in 2021. His main research interests were in democratic theory and the normative foundations of corruption. Previously, Toni received a Bachelor’s degree at the University of Rijeka, where he studied history and philosophy. Before working for Springer, he was a teaching assistant in ethics and political philosophy at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Toni is based in the Dordrecht office and is the editor of BMC Psychology and BMC Psychiatry.


Editorial Quality Editor
Nyx Hills, BFA, Springer Nature, USA

Manuscript Editors
Harshal Dhondge, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Nikhil Ghate, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Akshay Ravindra Joshi, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Rajasree K P, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Raunaq Singh Nagi, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Noohi Nasim, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Vaishnavi Nimbalkar, MSc, Springer Nature, India
Pranitha Pandit, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Priya Sharma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Varsha Shetty, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Neha Tiwari, PhD, M.Tech, B.Tech, Springer Nature, India
Pratibha Verma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Senior Editorial Board Members
Christian Brettschneider, PD, Dr. rer. biol. hum., University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Christian BrettschneiderChristian Brettschneider holds a diploma in Health Economics (University of Cologne) and a PhD in Human Biology (University of Hamburg). He is head of the research group “Economic evaluation and Mixed-Methods Re-search” at the Department of Health Economics and Health Services Research at the University Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and core member of the Hamburg Center for Health Economics (HCHE). His re-search interests include the cost-effectiveness of psychotherapy and low-threshold mental health care interventions in primary care. Furthermore, he is interested in the role of informal care and family networks in dementia care. He is involved in several initiatives to improve assessment methods in the field of health economics. Christian is author of more than 140 peer-reviewed publications and served as delegate for the German Association of Health Economics (DGGÖ) in the guideline commission “Borderline Personality Disorder”. He became a Senior Editorial Member in 2023.

Caroline Gurvich, DPsych, Monash University, Australia
Caroline GurvichCaroline Gurvich is an Associate Professor and a Clinical Neuropsychologist.  She is the Deputy Director of the HER Centre Australia, Monash University, and Head of the “Cognition and Hormones Group".  Caroline has a research interest in the neuropsychology of women's mental health, particularly in understanding how hormones influence mood and cognitive functioning across different life stages. Caroline's research combines neuropsychological assessments with eye movement research to clearly characterise cognition.  Caroline has over 120 publications that have ultimately contributed to a better understanding of how biological and lifestyle factors influence symptoms and cognition in mental health and mental illness. She became a Senior Editorial Board Member in 2023.

Morten Hesse, PhD, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Florian Seemüller, Dr. med., kbo-Lech-Mangfall-Klinik, Germany

Wei Wang, Dr. Sci. (Biol.), Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Wei WangDr. Wei Wang is Professor of Personality Psychology at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Psychiatry as Section Editor in 2011 and has been a Senior Editorial Board Member since 2020.
Dr. Wang completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Liège, Belgium. Later he successively joined the First University Hospital of University of Science and Technology of China (Formerly Anhui Provincial Hospital) in Hefei, China, the Zhejiang University School of Medicine in Hangzhou, China, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway, for personality bases of neuropsychiatric disorders.
Dr. Wang and his crew members are focusing on personality traits and disorders, emotion components and disorders, dream experiences (nightmare and sexual dream) and disorders, and neurocognitive processes at cerebral and brainstem levels. His clinical researches involve the personality disorders, bipolar I and II disorders and schizophrenia and the like.


Editorial Board Members
Gellan K Ahmed, Ph.D., Assiut university, Egypt
Saeed Ahmed, MD, FAPA, FASAM, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center Hartford, CT, USA
Daniel Kwasi Ahorsu, Ph.D., The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Umair Akram, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Panagiotis Alexopoulos, University of Patras, Greece
Valentina Alfonsi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Matteo Aloi, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
Davide Amato, University of Cincinnati, USA
Simone Amendola, PhD,  University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich and University of Zurich, Switzerland
Yuta Aoki, MD, PhD, Showa University, Japan
Ioannis Angelakis, PhD, University of Liverpool, UK
S M Yasir Arafat, MD, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Bangladesh
Sarah Arias, Butler Hospital, USA
Jorge Arias-de-la-Torre, PhD, King’s College London, UK
Samuel Arias-Sánchez, PhD, University of Seville, Spain
Bahram Armoon, PhD, Saveh University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Getinet Ayano, PhD, Curtin University, Australia
Olatunde Ayinde, MBBS, MS, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Rahel Bachem, Dr. phil., University of Zurich, Switzerland
Yaacov G. Bachner, PhD, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Ursula Franziska Bailer, Dr. med., University of California, San Diego, USA
Yasin Hasan Balcioglu, Bakirkoy Prof Mazhar Osman Training and Research Hospital for Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurosurgery, Turkey
Igor D. Bandeira, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Nadia Barberis, PhD, University of Catanzaro, Italy
Stefano Barlati, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Brescia , Italy
Cristina Bares, University of Michigan, USA
Emma Barkus, PhD, Northumbria University, UK
Francesco Bartoli, MD, PhD, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Jeffrey Bedwell, PhD, University of Central Florida, USA
Raoul Belzeaux, Aix Marseille University and AP-HM, France
Yoav Bergman, Ashkelon Academic College, Israel
Samrat Singh Bhandari, MD, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Sikkim Manipal University, India
Majeet Singh Bhatia, University College of Medical Sciences & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, India
Urvita Bhatia, MSc, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, India
Lucia Billeci, PhD, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy
Annet Bluschke, University Hospital Dresden, Germany
Paola Bozzatello, University of Turin, Italy
Vlasios Brakoulias, PhD, Western Sydney University, Australia
Paolo Brambilla, University of Udine, Italy
Claudio Brasso, PhD, University of Turin, Italy
Nicholas Breitborde, The Ohio State University, USA
Daniel Bressington, PhD, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Johann Brink, MBChB ,BA Hons, FCPsych (SA), FRCPC, University of British Columbia, Canada
Martin Brüne, University of Bochum, Germany
Dong-Bin Cai, MSc, Shenzhen Traditional Chinese Medical Hospital, China
Dorina Cadar, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
Cristina Senín-Calderón, University of Cádiz, Spain
Jessica Carlsson, PhD, Competence Centre for Transcultural Psychiatry, Denmark
Hector J. Caruncho, PhD, University of Victoria, Canada
Sandra Carvalho, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Aveiro, Portugal
Martin Cederlöf, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Örebro University, Sweden
Joe Kwun Nam Chan, PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yun-Hsuan Chang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Nishtha Chawla, MD, AIIMS, India
Jiu Chen, Nanjing Medical University, China
Hsi-Chung Chen, MD, PhD, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Lian-Yu Chen, Taipei City Hospital, Taiwan
Runsen Chen, Tsinghua University, China
Shanquan Chen, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Cambridge, UK
Zhiyi Chen, PhD, Third Military Medical University, China
Jiayue Chen, PhD, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China
Bochao Cheng, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Sichuan University, China
Verity Chester, MSc, University of East Anglia, UK
Matteo Chiappedi, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Nazionale Casimiro Mondino, Italy
Luisella Bocchio Chiavetto, eCampus University, Novedrate (Como), Italy
Chul-Hyun Cho, MD, PhD​​​​​​​, Korea University, South Korea
Gerard Clarke, PhD​​​​​​​, University College Cork, Ireland
Hugo Cogo-Moreira, Østfold University College, Norway
Enrico Collantoni, MD, PhD, University of Padova, Italy
Stefano Comai, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Padua, Italy
Jan Christopher Cwik, Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Psych, University of Cologne, Germany
Armando D'Agostino, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Berihun Dachew, Curtin University, Australia
Stefano Damiani, MD, PhD, University of Pavia, Italy
Raman Deep, M.D., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Domenico De Berardis, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​NHS, Department of Mental Health, Asl 4 Teramo, Italy
Renato de Filippis, MD, PhD​​​​​​​, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
Yomna E. Dean, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Alexandria University, Egypt
Esra Demirci, Erciyes University, Turkey
Smita Deshpande, MD, DPM​​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Medical Sciences & Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, India
Avinash Desousa, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College Mumbai, India
Katie Dhingra, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Leeds Beckett University, UK
Zhongpeng Dai, PhD, Southeast University, China
Rosaria Di Lorenzo, Dr. med., Department of Mental Health and Drug Abuse, Italy
Guangheng Dong, Zhejiang Normal University, China
Bereket Duko, Curtin University, Australia
Niall Duncan, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Taipei Medical University, Taiwan R.O.C.
Valsamma Eapen, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​UNSW, Australia
Jordan Edwards, PhD​​​​​​​, McMaster University, Canada
William Ellison, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Trinity University, USA
Frank Euteneuer, Dr. rer. nat.​​​​​​​, Medical School Berlin, Berlin
Kirsten Fiest, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Calgary, Canada
Georgios Floros, Dr. med., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Tomislav Franic, MD, PhD​​​​​​​, University of Split, Croatia
Mingqi Fu, Central South University, China
Haruo Fujino, PhD​​​​​​​, Oita University, Japan
Sadaaki Fukui, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Indiana University, USA
Laura Fusar-Poli, University of Catania, Italy
Bharathi Gadad, PhD​​​​​​​, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, USA
Chiara Gastaldon, University of Verona, Italy
Ruiyang Ge, PhD​​​​​​​, University of British Columbia, Canada
Suhaila Ghuloum, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar
Heide Glaesmer, Dr. P.H., University of Leipzig, Germany
Louise Glenthøj, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Kah Kheng Goh, MD, MA, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Jennifer Gordon, University of Regina, Canada
Elaine Green, Cardiff University, UK
Claudia Savia Guerrera, PhD, University of Catania, Italy
Jing Guo, Peking University, China
Emilio Gutierrez, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Universidad de Compostela, Spain
Bridget Hamilton, University of Melbourne, Australia
Jin Han, Black Dog Institute, Australia
Ziarih Hawi, PhD​​​​​​​, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Australia
Joana Henriques-Calado, Ph.D., University of Lisbon, Portugal
Carsten Hjorthøj, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Copenhagen Research Center for Mental Health - CORE, Denmark
Cyrus Su Hui Ho, PhD​​​​​​​, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRCPsych​​​​​​​, National University Health System, Singapore
Philipp Homan, MD, PhD, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Richard Howard, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Nottingham University, UK
Shao-hua Hu, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Katharina Hüfner, Dr. med., Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
Li Hui, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Suzhou Guangji Hospital, China
Omair Husain, MBBS, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Olanrewaju Ibikunle Ibigbami, MBCHB, MSc CAMH, M.Clin.Psychol, FWACP, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Nashwa Ibrahim, PhD, Mansoura University and the British University in Egypt, Egypt
Tina In-Albon, Dr. phil., University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Haitham Jahrami, PhD, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain
Lakshit Jain, MD, University of Connecticut, USA
Nenad Jaksic, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia
Lisa James, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Minnesota, USA
Bawo James, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Nigeria
Richard James, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Nottingham, UK
Reem Jan, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE
Zhiyun Jia, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​West China Hospital of Sichuan University, China
Susana Jimenez-Murcia, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Spain
Luke Johnson, Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, Australia
Gerald Jordan, University of Birmingham, UK
Barbara Juen, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Mario Juruena, King's College London, UK
Bashkim Kadriu, MD, National Institutes of Mental Healthy, USA
Yaşar Kapıcı, Adıyaman University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Daniel Kay, Bringham Young University, USA
Ian Kelleher, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Harry Kennedy, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FRCPI, FRCPsych​​​​​​​, National Forensic Mental Health Service and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Salma Khaled, Qatar University, Qatar
Mohsen Khosravi, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Toshiaki Kikuchi, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Stefan Kloiber, University of Toronto, Canada
Rüya-Daniela Kocalevent, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Institute of Primary Medical Care, Germany
Nathan Kolla, MD, PhD, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Kairi Kolves, Griffith University, Australia
Christoph Kraus, MBSS, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Noriomi Kuroki, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Tokyo Metropolitan Matsuzawa Hospital, Japan
Meng-Chuan Lai, MD, PhD, University of Toronto, Canada
Jianbo Lai, MD​​​​​​​, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Haley LaMonica, PhD​​​​​​​, The University of Sydney, Australia
Bing Lang, MD, PhD, Central South University, China
Mohammad Farris Iman Leong Bin Abdullah, Dr. Psych, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Xiao Liang, Ph.D., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Hong Kong SAR
Bao-Peng Liu, PhD, MPH, Shandong University, China
Huanzhong Liu, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Chaohu Hospital of Anhui Medical University, China
Xinqiao Liu, Ph.D., Tianjin University, China
Hanna Lu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Li Lu, Ph.D., Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Shaojia Lu, MD, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
For-Wey Lung, Calo Psychiatric Center, Taiwan
XiongJian Luo, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Southeast University, China
Paul Lysaker, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Douglas MacInnes, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Elisabetta Maffioletti, IRCCS Istituto Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Italy
Mirko Manchia, MD, PhD, Dalhousie University, Canada
Iris Manor, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Geha Mental Health Center, Israel
M Marthoenis, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia
Thais Martins-Silva, Postgraduate Program of Epidemiology at Federal University of Pelotas;  Brazil
Clara Martínez-Cao, PhD, University of Oviedo, Spain
Enrica Marzola, University of Turin, Italy
Jason Matejkowski, Dr. phil.​​​​​​​, University of Kansas, USA
Caitlin McMaster, PhD, BSc(Nutr)(Hons), University of Sydney, Australia
Marco Menchetti, Bologna University, Italy
Paolo Meneguzzo, MD, PhD, University of Padova, Italy
Caitlin Millett, PhD, Northwell Health, USA
Alyssa Milton, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Sydney, Australia
Alessandra Minelli, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Brescia, Italy
Luciano Minuzzi, McMaster University, Canada
Salahuddin Mohammed, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Notre Dame of Maryland University, USA
Satyajit Mohite, Mayo Clinic, USA
Akira Monji, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Saga University, Japan
Pedro Morgado, University of Minho, Portugal
Amy Morgan, PhD​​​​​​​, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Derek Morris, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Armida Mucci, MD​​​​​​​, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Joseph Murray, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil
Martino Belvederi Murri, MD, University of Genoa, Italy
Sally Mustafa, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Canada
Woojae Myung, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, South Korea
Kyoung-Sae Na, Gachon University College of Medicine, Gil Medical Center, Japan
Abhijit Nadkarni, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Margaret Nampijja, African Population and Health Research Center, Kenya
Carryl P Navalta, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Guillem Navarra-Ventura, PhD, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Sadiq Naveed, MD​​​​​​​, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
René Ernst Nielsen, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark
Molly Nikolas, University of Iowa, USA
Bénédicte Nobile, PharmD, PhD, CHU Lapeyronie, France
Eric Noorthoorn, University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Luke Norman, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA
Caterina Novara, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Padova, Italy
Marie Ociskova, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic
Michael Gerhard Odenwald, University of Konstanz, Germany
Siobhan O'Neill, Ulster University, UK
Justus Onu, MBSS​​​​​​​, FWACP, FMCPsych​​​​​​​, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria
Siân Oram, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​King's College London, UK
Laura Orsolini, MD, MSc, PGCert, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy
Giovanni Ostuzzi, University of Verona, Italy
Davide Papola, MD, PhD, University of Verona, Italy
Seon-Cheol Park, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Hanyang University College of Medicine, South Korea
Pu Peng, MD, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
Tania Perich, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Western Sydney Uni, Australia
Cinzia Perlini, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Verona, Italy
Andrea Perrottelli, PhD, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy
Jessica Peter, Dr. phil.​​​​​​​, University Hospital of Old Age Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bern, Switzerland
Pasquale Pezzella, Medical Degree, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy
Alexandra Philipsen, University Hospital Bonn, Dept. Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Germany
Aung Zaw Zaw Phyo, PhD​​​​​​​, Monash University, Australia
Ryan Purcell, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Emory University, USA
Su Puyu, Anhui Medical University, China
Haitang Qiu, PhD, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China
Emmanuel Quarshie, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Leeds, UK
Diego Quattrone, King's College London, UK
Rodrigo Ramalho, MD, PhD, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Padmavati R. MD, Schizophrenia Research Foundation, India
Candace Raio, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​New York University School of Medicine, USA
Lebogang Phahladira, PhD, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Ravi Philip Rajkumar, MD​​​​​​​, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, India
Susan Rasmussen, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Strathclyde, UK
Shuja Reagu, Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar
Francisco Reyes, MSc, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery Manuel Velasco Suárez, Mexico
Sang Jin Rhee, MD, PhD, Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea 
Derek Richards, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Abid Rizvi, MD, West Virginia University, USA
Alessandro Rodolico, University of Catania, Italy
Joanna Rog, PhD, Warsaw University of Life Science, Poland
David Rozek, University of Central Florida, USA
Jorun Rugkåsa, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Akershus University Hospital, Norway
Luigi Francesco Saccaro, MD, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Şengül Şahin, Gaziantep University, Turkey
Gonzalo Salazar de Pablo, MD, PhD, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) King's College London, UK
Federico Salfi, PhD, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Andriy. V. Samokhvalov, University of Toronto, Canada
Eva Maria Sánchez-Morla, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital 12 de Octubre (imas12), Spain
Jacopo Sapienza, MD, PhD, IRCSS San Raffaele, Italy
Rob Saunders, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University College London, UK
Justin Scanlan, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​The University of Sydney, Australia
Eva Schulte, MD, PhD, University of Bonn, Germany
Julian Schwraz, MD, Immanuel Hospital Rüdersdorf, Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane, Germany
Gianluca Serafini, PhD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​University of Genoa, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy
Yunias Setiawati, PhD, University Airlangga, Indonesia
Henal Shah, MD​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​MSc, TN Medical College & BYL Nair Ch. Hospital, India
Mohammadreza Shalbafan, MD​​​​​​​,​​​​​​​ Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Jony Sheynin, PhD​​​​​​​, Texas A&M University, USA
Rahul Shidhaye, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Amit Shrira, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Rammohan Shukla, PhD​​​​​​​, University of Wyoming, USA
Carla Sogos, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Antonella Somma, PhD​​​​​​​,​​​​​​​ Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy
Primavera Spagnolo, PhD​​​​​​​,​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​Brigham and Women's Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, USA
Alessio Squassina, University of Cagliari, Italy
Andrew Stanfield, University of Edinburgh, UK
Vasileios Stavropoulos, Victoria University, Australia
Luca Steardo, MD​​​​​​​,​​​​​​​ University of Catanzaro "Magna Graecia", Italy
Dejan Stevanovic, MD, PhD, Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry for Children and Youth, Serbia
Daniel Stjepanovic, The University of Queensland, Australia
Yi Nam Suen, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Hongqiang Sun, MD​​​​​​​, Peking University Sixth Hospital/Institute of Mental Health, China
Long Sun, PhD, ​​​​​​​Shandong University, China
Christopher Sundström, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Josefin Sveen, Dr. med., Uppsala University, Sweden
Masahiro Takeshima, PhD, ​​​​​​​Akita University, Japan
Eric Tan, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Juan F. Rodriguez-Testal, PhD, University of Seville, Spain
Harish Thippeswamy, National Institute of Mental Health Neuro Science, India
Birgitte Thylstrup, PhD, ​​​​​​​Centre for drug and Alcohol Research, Denmark
Benedikt Till, PD, DSc, ​​​​​​​Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Arun Tiwari, PhD, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Christian Tjagvad, University of Oslo, Norway
Akemi Tomoda, MD, PhD, University of Fukui, Japan
Sarah Tosato, PhD, ​​​​​​​University of Verona, Italy
Luciana Tovo-Rodrigues, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
Sebastian Trautmann, Medical School Hamburg, Germany
Samuel Tromans, MRCPsych, PhD, University of Leicester, UK
Takashi Tsuboi, Associate Professor, Kyorin University, Japan
Ali Evren Tufan, Acibadem Mehmet Aydinlar University, Turkey
Phillip Tully, PhD, ​​​​​​​University of New England, Australia
Ernest Tyburski, PhD, ​​​​​​​Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Poland
Michelle Torok, PhD, Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Australia
Sébastien Urben, PhD, ​​​​​​​University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
Zahir Vally, PhD, ​​​​​​​United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Philip van Eijndhoven, MD​​​​​​​,​​​​​​​ PhD, Radboudumc The Netherlands, The Netherlands
Jared Van Snellenberg, PhD, ​​​​​​​Stony Brook Medicine, USA
Helen-Maria Vasiliadis, PhD, ​​​​​​​Campus de Longueuil - Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Norma Verdolini, University of Barcelona, Spain
Sanya Virani, MD, MPH, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, USA
Biju Viswanath, MD, PhD, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, India
Gengfu Wang, PhD, ​​​​​​​Anhui Medical University, China
Grace Wang, PhD, ​​​​​​​University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Kangcheng Wang, PhD, ​​​​​​​Shandong Normal University, China
Kesheng Wang, West Virginia University, USA
Li Wang, PhD, ​​​​​​​Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Liang-Jen Wang, MD​​​​​​​, MPH, PhD, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Yuan Pang Wang, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Yuan Yuan Wang, PhD, ​​​​​​​De Montfort University, UK
Yun Wang, Shanghai mental health center, China​​​​​​​
Ahmed Waqas, MBBS, PhD, University of Liverpool, UK
Benedict Weobong, University of Ghana, School of Public Health, Ghana
Jessica Werthmann, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany
Michael Wheaton, PhD, ​​​​​​​Barnard College, Columbia University, USA
Gniewko Więckiewicz, MD, PhD, Medical University of Silesia, Poland
Tinakon Wongpakaran, MD, FRCPsychT, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Lei Xia, MD, Chaohu Hospital of Anhui Medical University, China
Glen Xiong, MD​​​​​​​,​​​​​​​ University of California, Davis, USA
Hui Xu, PhD, McMaster University, Canada
Zhi Xu, PhD, Zhongda Hospital Southeast University, China
Haohao Yan, PhD, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, China
Sosei Yamaguchi, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan
Albert Yang, Institute of Brain Science, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan R.O.C.
Yuan-Wei Yao, PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yong Gui Yuan, Zhongda Hospital Southeast University, China
Ti-Fei Yuan, Shanghai Jiaotong University of Medicine, China
Zhu Yuncheng, PhD, Shanghai University, China
Clement Zai, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Gwyneth Zai, MD, FRCPC, PhD, University of Toronto, Canada
Anao Zhang, PhD, ​​​​​​​University of Michigan, USA
Jie Zhang, PhD, ​​​​​​​SUNY Buffalo State, USA
Kai Zhang, PhD, MD, Anhui Medical University, China
TianHong Zhang, PhD, ​​​​​​​Shanghai Mental Health Center, China
Xizhe Zhang, PhD, ​​​​​​​Nanjing Medical University, China
Hui Zheng, MSc, National Institutes of Health​​​​​​​, China
Wei Zheng, Guangzhou Huiai Hospital, China
Shaoling Zhong, MD​​​​​​​, Central South University, China
Weili Zhu, PhD, ​​​​​​​National Institute on Drug Dependence, Peking University, China
Xiongzhao Zhu, Medical Psychological Center, the Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China
Haohao Zhu, PhD, The Affiliated Mental Health Center of Jiangnan University, China
Yaara Zisman-Ilani, PhD, ​​​​​​​Temple University, USA
Zhili Zou, PhD, Sichuan Academy of Medical Sciences & Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital, China

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Erika Comasco, PhD, Uppsala University, Sweden
George Kirov, Cardiff University, UK
Antonio Lobo, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Zaragoza, Spain
Denny Meyer, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Martha Shenton, Harvard Medical School, USA

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