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European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience

European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience

Editor-in-Chief: Peter Falkai
Managing Editor: Andrea Schmitt

ISSN: 0940-1334 (print version)
ISSN: 1433-8491 (electronic version)

Journal no. 406

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Managing Editors

Peter Falkai (Editor-in-Chief)
Department of Psychiatry
University of Munich
Nußbaumstr. 7
80336 Munich, Germany
Tel:  +49-89/5160-5501
Fax:  +49-89/5160-5530
E-mail: peter.falkai@med.uni-muenchen.de  

Andrea Schmitt
Department of Psychiatry
University of Munich
Nußbaumstr. 7
80336 Munich, Germany
Tel:  +49-89/5160-5501
Fax:  +49-89/5160-5522
E-mail: andrea.schmitt@med.uni-muenchen.de   

Review Editor

Hans-Jürgen Möller
Department of Psychiatry
University of Munich
Nußbaumstr. 7
80336 Munich, Germany
Tel:  +49-89/5160-5501
Fax:  +49-89/5160-5522
E-mail: christine.hauer@med.uni-muenchen.de  


Celso Arango
Department of Psychiatry
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
c/Ibiza 43
28009 Madrid, Spain

Elisabeth Binder
Department of Translational Research in Psychiatry
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Kraepelinstr. 2-10
80804 Munich, Germany

Kenji Hashimoto
Division of Clinical Neuroscience
Chiba University Center for Forensic Mental Health
1-8-1 Inohana
Chiba 260-8670, Japan

Stefan Leucht
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Klinikum rechts der Isar
Technische Universität München
Ismaningerstr. 22
81675 Munich, Germany

Wolfgang Maier
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
University of Bonn
Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25
53105 Bonn, Germany

Inez Myin-Germeys
Center for Contextual Psychiatry
Department of Neuroscience
Kapucijnenvoer 25 bus 7001
3000 Leuven, Belgium

Dan Rujescu
Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine
University of Halle-Wittenberg
06112 Halle/Saale, Germany

Rainer Rupprecht
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
University of Regensburg
Universitätsstraße 84
93053 Regensburg, Germany

Florence Thibaut
University Hospital Cochin (Site Tarnier)
University Sorbonne Paris Cité (Faculty of Medicine Paris Descartes)
INSERM U 894, Centre Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Paris, France

Paul Thompson
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
2001 N Soto Street, SSB1-102
Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA

Sebastian Walther
University of Bern
University Hospital of Psychiatry
Translational Research Center
Murtenstr. 21
3008 Bern, Switzerland

Mark Weiser
The Psychiatric Division
Antony and Alexander Moksel Psychiatric Center
Sheba Medical Center
Tel HaShomer, Israel

Honorary Editors

A.C. Altamura, Milano
J. Angst, Zürich
U. Baumann, Salzburg
M. Berger, Freiburg i.Br.
B. Bogerts, Magdeburg
T. Brandt, München
G. Busatto, São Paulo
O.V. Forlenza, São Paulo
W. Gaebel, Düsseldorf
F.K. Goodwin, Washington, DC
H. Hippius, München
F. Holsboer, München
H. Hulshoff Pol, Utrecht
E.C. Johnstone, Edinburgh
L.L. Judd, La Jolla
S. Kasper, Wien
R. de Kloet, Leiden
D.J. Kupfer, Pittsburgh
K.-P. Lesch, Würzburg
J. Lieberman, New York
P. McGuffin, Cardiff
J. Mendlewicz, Bruxelles
C.B. Nemeroff, Atlanta
A. Nordberg, Stockholm
C. Racagni, Milano
N. Sartorius, Genève
H.-Ch. Steinhausen, Aalborg, Basel and Zürich
C. Tamminga, Dallas
D. Wasserman, Stockholm
P.C. Whybrow, Los Angeles
W. Zieglgänsberger, München

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    The original papers published in the European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience deal with all aspects of psychiatry and related clinical neuroscience.
    Clinical psychiatry, psychopathology, epidemiology as well as brain imaging, neuropathological, neurophysiological, neurochemical and moleculargenetic studies of psychiatric disorders are among the topics covered.
    Thus both the clinician and the neuroscientist are provided with a handy source of information on important scientific developments.

    Fields of interest: Psychiatry (psychopathology, clinical psychiatry, epidemiology), Neuroscience (neuropathology, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neurogenetics, molecular biology, animal models).  
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