Top Articles & Special Issues

60th Anniversary Psychopharmacology

Top Articles

Alcohol increases inattentional blindness when cognitive resources are not consumed by ongoing task demands

Reduction in social anxiety after MDMA-assisted psychotherapy with autistic adults: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study

Psilocybin with psychological support for treatment-resistant depression: six-month follow-up

Exploring the effect of microdosing psychedelics on creativity in an open-label natural setting

Long-lasting subjective effects of LSD in normal subjects

Sub-acute and long-term effects of ayahuasca on affect and cognitive thinking style and their association with ego dissolution

The abuse potential of kratom according the 8 factors of the controlled substances act: implications for regulation and research

Psilocybin with psychological support improves emotional face recognition in treatment-resistant depression

The hidden therapist: evidence for a central role of music in psychedelic therapy

Alterations of consciousness and mystical-type experiences after acute LSD in humans

Special issues

Call for papers:

Imaging for CNS drug development and biomarkers – 1st July 2019 Deadline

Issue Editors: O Howes and M Mehta

We are seeking submissions of reviews and papers reporting original data for an upcoming special issue on the use of imaging for CNS drug development and biomarkers. Papers covering the use of any translational imaging modality (including MR, EEG, MEG, PET, SPECT) for CNS drug or biomarker evaluation are sought.Please consult the journal website for instructions for format and submissions at

Special Issue in preparation:

SI Neuroimmune Signaling

Issue Editors: Lawrence H. Price and A. Leslie Morrow

Special Issues Published: 

Issue Editors: Shelly B. Flagel, Martin Paulus, Christele Baunez, Trevor Robbins
Computational and Translational Psychopharmacology

Issue Editors: John Cryan and Harriet de Wit
The Microbiome in Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology

Issue Editors: F. Scott Hall, Klaus Miczek
Synthetic Psychoactive Cathinones (aka “Bath Salts”)

Issue Editors: Andrew Holmes, Amy Milton, Trevor W. Robbins
Psychopharmacology of Extinction​

Issue Editors: A. Leslie Morrow, Klaus Miczek
Promising Targets for Alcohol Addiction

Issue Editors: H. Valerie Curran, David Nutt, Harriet de Wit
Psychedelics and related drugs: Therapeutic possibilities and pitfalls?

Issue Editors: John Cryan, Harriet de Wit
Recognizing the lifetime scientific contributions of Athina Markou

Issue Editors: Zuzana Justinova, Klaus Miczek
Addiction research and the legacy of Steven R. Goldberg

Issue Editors: Oliver Howes, Theodora Duka
Immune Influences on Brain & Behaviour: from Psychoneuroimmunology to Immunopsychiatry

Issue Editors: Trevor W. Robbins, Thomas Steckler, Sarah Grimwood, Francois Gastambide
Translational neuropsychopharmacology: The NEWMEDS project

Issue Editors: A. Leslie Morrow, Klaus A. Miczek, Harriet de Wit
Neuroactive Steroids in the CNS in Memory of Robert H. Purdy

Issue Editors: Susan L. Andersen, Klaus A. Miczek
Adolescence – emerging mechanisms for intervention

Issue Editors: Will Spooren, Declan Murphy, Thomas Steckler
Autism Spectrum Disorders – An Emerging Area in Psychopharmacology

Issue Editor: Oliver Howes
Metabolic effects of psychotropics (Special Topic)

Issue Editors: H. Valerie Curran, Trevor W. Robbins
Memory Consolidation, Reconsolidation and Extinction

Issue Editors: Linda A. Dykstra, Klaus A. Miczek
Drug Action in Social Context