About the Journal : Psychiatric Genetics

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About the Journal

​​​​​​The journal aims to publish papers which bring together clinical observations, psychological and behavioural abnormalities and genetic data. All papers are fully refereed.

Psychiatric Genetics is also a forum for reporting new approaches to genetic research in psychiatry and neurology utilizing novel techniques or methodologies. Psychiatric Genetics publishes original Research Reports dealing with inherited factors involved in psychiatric and neurological disorders. This encompasses gene localization and chromosome markers, changes in neuronal gene expression related to psychiatric disease, linkage genetics analyses, family, twin and adoption studies, and genetically based animal models of neuropsychiatric disease. The journal covers areas such as molecular neurobiology and molecular genetics relevant to mental illness.

Reviews of the literature and Commentaries in areas of current interest will be considered for publication. Reviews and Commentaries in areas outside psychiatric genetics, but of interest and importance to Psychiatric Genetics, will also be considered.

Psychiatric Genetics also publishes Book Reviews, Brief Reports and Conference Reports.

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

Associate Publisher
Michael Richards
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Production Editor
Hema Lutchmeenaraidoo

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Michael Richards, Publisher
Phone: +44 203 197 6615
E-mail: [email protected]

LWW Business Offices
Citi Building, 41st Floor
25 Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London E14 5LQ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 3197 6500
Fax: +44 (0)20 3197 6501
Editor in Chief
Andrew McQuillin
Associate Professor
Division of Psychiatry
Rockefeller Building
Gower Street
Phone: +44 (0) 203 108 2181
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Senior Editor
Professor John I. Nurnberger, Jr
Department of Psychiatry
Indiana University Medical Center
791 Union Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46202-4887 USA
Phone: +1 317-274-8382
Fax: +1 317-274-1365
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Associate Editor
John B. Vincent
Department of Psychiatry and
Institute of Medical Science
University of Toronto
250 College Street
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5T 1R8
Phone: +1 416-535-8501
Fax: +1 416-979-4666
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