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Instructions for authors

Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders (BMAD) is an open access peer-reviewed journal that publishes highly innovative basic, translational, and clinical research that advances our understanding of the pathophysiology of mood and anxiety disorders. The journal welcomes research in all areas relevant to the disorders at the level of their underlying mechanisms.

Each article type published by Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

Please note that Meeting report are usually commissioned, but suggestions for these article types are welcome.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

Copyright for research articles rests with the authors. For more information on copyright of research articles, see our publisher's copyright and license policy. Copyright of all other articles rests with the publisher, BioMed Central.