Biological Psychiatry: Global Open Science (BP:GOS) is an official journal of the Society of Biological Psychiatry. This open-access journal promotes open dissemination of research by publishing basic, translational, and clinical contributions from scientists across the world in all disciplines, research areas, and research methods relevant to the pathophysiology and treatment of major psychiatric disorders. The Journal publishes novel results on a broad range of topics, including those addressing genetic and environmental risk factors, neural circuitry, neurochemistry, hormonal function, and computational understanding across the lifespan, as well as important new therapeutic approaches.

Except where explicitly stated otherwise, BP:GOS conforms to the guidelines set forth by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) (see Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (December 2019): Available from

All new manuscripts must be submitted through the journal website: All correspondence should be directed to the Editorial Office at [email protected].

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