Editorial Board

General Psychiatry Editorial Board members have agreed and adhere to the BMJ Editor Roles and Responsibilities guidelines; including our Editor policy on competing interests.

Editor-in-Chief

Professor Yifeng Xu, MD, MSc
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine,
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Declaration of interests
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Expertise: Psychiatry, Medical Psychology

Deputy Editors

Professor Min Zhao, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
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Expertise: Drug dependence

Professor Jinghong Chen, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
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Expertise: Psychosocial Stress and Depression Anxiety Pharmacology, Somatic Symptoms, Pain Comorbidities, Animal Behavior

Associate Editors

Dr Kenneth J. Gill, PhD, MD
Rutgers School of Health Professions
Newark, USA
Expertise: Rehabilitation, Evaluation

Dr Lingjiang Li, PhD, MD
Central South University
Changsha, China
Expertise: Mental stress and post-traumatic stress, neuroimaging, depression and anxiety disorders

Dr Tao Li, PhD, MD
Sichuan University
Chengdu, China
Expertise: Molecular genetics of mental illness

Dr Lin Lu, PhD
Peking University
Beijing, China
Expertise: Drug dependence, addiction

Dr Michael R. Phillips, MD
Columbia University,
New York, USA
Expertise: Suicidology and psychogeriatrics, social and behavioural sciences, epidemiology

Professor Norman Sartorius, PhD
Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes
Geneva, Switzerland
Expertise: Schizophrenia, depression and health service delivery; classification of mental and neurological disorders
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Associate Professor Hanting Zhang, PhD
West Virginia University
West Virginia, USA
Expertise: Bipolar disorders, cognition, psychotic disorder

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Editor

Dr Chunbo LI, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Reviews and systematic reviews

Biostatistical Editors

Dr Changyong Feng, PhD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, USA
Expertise: Biostatistics and Computational Biology
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Dr Hua He, PhD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, USA
Expertise: ROC analysis, semi-parametric and non-parametric inference, missing data modelling, causal inference, social network analysis, count data analysis and applications of statistical methods to psychosocial research
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Dr Xin M. Tu, PhD
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, USA
Expertise: Longitudinal data analysis, SEM, counterfactual outcome-based causal models, distribution-free models, latent growth mixture models, functional response models, and their applications to observational studies and randomized controlled trials across a range of disciplines, especially in the behavioural and social sciences

International Editorial Board Members

Professor Paul E. Bebbington, PhD
University College London
London, UK
Expertise: Epidemiological issues, mental health services, and psychological theories and treatments of psychosis

Dr Yuping Cao, PhD, MD
Central South University
Changsha, China
Expertise: Mental stress, neurosis and psychotherapy

Dr Raymond Chan, PhD
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychology

Professor Wei Chen, Master
Zhejiang University
Zhejiang, China
Expertise: Biomarkers of depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety diagnosis and treatment, early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s

Dr Linda Confalonieri, PhD
State of Mind
Milan, Italy
Expertise: Chief Scientific editor and web journalist

Joseph F. Cubells, PhD
Emory University
Atlanta, USA
Expertise: Genetic factors influencing human behaviour, and risk for psychiatric disorders, pregnancy-related major depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, 22q11 deletion syndrome, and the epidemiology of autism in China

Associate Professor Donghong Cui, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Molecular genetics, biological targets

Professor David L. Dunner
Center for Anxiety and Depression
Washington, USA
Expertise: Bipolar spectrum disorders – particularly, Bipolar I and Bipolar II; psychopharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatments for mood and anxiety disorders

Dr Yasong Du, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Psychiatry for children and adolescents, behavioural disorders, learning difficulties, psychotherapy

Dr Xiaoduo Fan, PhD
University of Massachusetts
Worcester, USA
Expertise: intervention strategies for first-episode psychosis, refractory symptoms of schizophrenia, medical co-morbidity and real-life functioning recovery

Dr Yiru Fang, MD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Neurobiochemistry, pathology, mental illness animal model experiments, mood disorders

Professor Robert Freedman, PhD
University of Colorado
Denver, USA
Expertise: Neurology, psychiatry, schizophrenia, depression and health service delivery

Dr Oliver Freudenreich, PhD
Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center
Boston, USA
Expertise: Optimal psychopharmacological treatment for schizophrenia, including clozapine for refractory psychosis, early course schizophrenia, the role of medical morbidity in schizophrenia, the integration of medicine and psychiatry, and treatment adherence

Dr Byron J. Good, PhD
Harvard University
Boston, USA
Expertise: Early psychosis and on the development of mental health responses to those affected by the tsunami and by years of conflict in Aceh, Indonesia

Dr Michael F. Green, PhD
UCLA
California, USA
Expertise: Cognition, social cognition, psychotic disorders, homelessness

Professor Kyooseob Ha, PhD
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
Expertise: Bipolar disorders, suicide prevention

Dr Ali Madeeh Hashmi, PhD
Mayo Hospital
Lahore, Pakistan
Expertise: Psychiatry and behavioural sciences

Dr Yanling He, MD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Psychiatric epidemiology, international mental health, quantitative assessment of mental illness

Dr Hajime Hirase, PhD
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark
Expertise: New frontiers in tDCS mechanism, tDCS metaplasticity and astrocytic calcium, synaptic plasticity mechanism, microglia, neuroimaging

Dr Wei Hao, MD
Central South University
Changsha, China
Expertise: Drugs, alcohol abuse, treatment of traditional Chinese medicine, rehabilitation, addiction

Dr Hua Jin, PhD
University of California
San Diego, USA
Expertise: Metabolic change associated with different atypical antipsychotics, intervention in patients taking atypical agents

Dr Ronald C. Kessler, PhD, MD
Harvard University
Boston, USA
Expertise: Social determinants of mental health and illness as studied from an epidemiological perspective

Professor Murad M. Khan, PhD
Aga Khan University
Karachi City, Pakistan
Expertise: Socio-cultural factors in suicidal behaviour, mental health of women and elderly, psychosomatic medicine and bioethics

Dr Arthur Kleinman, PhD
Harvard University,
Boston, USA
Expertise: Social origins of distress and disease; neurasthenia, depression and pain in modern China; schizophrenia, suicide and epilepsy in China

Dr Ee Heok Kua, PhD
National University of Singapore
Singapore
Expertise: Aging, depression, and dementia.

Dr Linda Lam, MD
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Expertise: Neurocognitive disorders; psychiatric epidemiology

Dr Scott D. Lane, PhD
UTHealth McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center
Texas, USA
Expertise: Addiction, psychopharmacology, white matter DTI, neurocognition, impulsivity/attention

Dr Diego De Leo, PhD
Griffith University
Brisbane, Australia
Expertise: Suicidology and psychogeriatrics, social and behavioural sciences

Dr Huafang Li, PhD, MD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Clinical pathology and pharmacology, psychopharmacology genetics

Dr Huichun Li, PhD
Zhejiang University
Zhejiang, China
Expertise: Biological psychiatry, pharmacology, clinical psychiatry

Dr Jin Li, PhD
Military Medical Science Academy
Beijing, China
Expertise: Drug dependence addiction pharmacology

Dr Xiaobai Li, PhD
China Medical University
Taiwan, China
Expertise: Psychopharmacology, animal models, psychiatry clinical basis

Dr Yunfeng Li, PhD
Beijing Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Beijing, China
Expertise: Antidepressant, anxiolytic pharmacology and creation of new drugs

Dr Dengtang Liu, PhD, MD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Schizophrenia medical imaging

Dr Tiebang Liu, PhD, MD
Shenzhen Psychiatry Research Center
Shenzhen, China
Expertise: Mental biochemistry, psychopharmacology, clinical psychiatry

Dr Jianhui Liang, PhD
Peking University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Beijing, China
Expertise: Addiction, neuropsychopharmacology

Dr Hanna Lu, PhD
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Expertise: Mechanisms of cognitive ageing and resilience; precise measurement of neurocognitive functions; individualized non-invasive brain stimulation; neuroinformatics approach to brain science in psychiatry

Dr Zheng Lu, MD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Anxiety, depression disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder

Dr Jianlin Ji, MD
Fudan University
Fudan, China
Expertise: General hospital psychiatry, depression and anxiety cognitive behaviour therapy

Dr Kaida Jiang, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Anxiety, depression disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder

Dr Jair de Jesus Mari, PhD
Universidade Federal de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
Expertise: Clinical epidemiology, systematic review studies and metanalysis, transcultural psychiatry, schizophrenia, violence and trauma, and scienciometrics

Professor Graham Mellsop
University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Expertise: Epidemiologic studies, schizophrenia, forensic psychiatry

Dr Charley Miao, PhD
Trend MD
Toronto, Canada
Expertise: Journal development

Dr Kim T. Mueser, PhD, MD
Boston University
Boston, USA
Expertise: Schizophrenia

Dr Daihui Peng, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Psychiatric clinical and basic research, focusing on mood disorders molecular biology and imaging

Dr Matthew Piche, PhD
University du Qubec a Trois-Riveres
Quebec, Canada
Expertise: Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of the brain (tDCD), memory, pain

Dr Darrel A. Regier, PhD
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, USA
Expertise: Epidemiology, prevention, clinical research, and health services research

Dr Giovanni Maria Ruggiero, PhD
Sigmund Freud University
Vienna, Italy
Expertise: Cognitive-behavioural therapy, psychiatrist and cognitive-behavioural therapist

Professor Shekhar Saxena, PhD
Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health
Boston, USA
Expertise: Prevention and management of mental, developmental, neurological and substance use disorders and suicide prevention

Dr Shenxun Shi, Master
Sichuan University
Chengdu, China
Expertise: Maternal depression, anxiety, multi-centre collaborative research

Dr Tianmei Si, PhD, MD
Peking University
Beijing, China
Expertise: Psychopharmacology and pharmacotherapy

Dr Lisheng Song, MD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Schizophrenia, emotional disorders diagnosis and treatment

Dr Xueli Sun, PhD
Sichuan University
Chengdu, China
Expertise: Psychiatry, mental health

Dr Joan E. Storey, PhD
Columbia University
New York, USA
Expertise: Behavioral therapy, PTSD, psychiatric social work

Professor Christopher Paul Szabo, PhD
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
Expertise: Management of eating disordered patients

Dr Wan Tang, PhD
Tulane University
New Orleans, USA
Expertise: Clinical trials, longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis, Semi- and non-parametric inference, Structural equation models, Missing data modelling, High-dimensional data analysis, Applications of statistical methods to medical research

Professor Sir Graham Thornicroft, PhD
King’s College London
London, UK
Expertise: Stigma and discrimination, mental health needs assessment, cost-effectiveness evaluations of mental health treatments, service user-led research, implementation science, global mental health

Dr Phern-Chern Tor, PhD
National University of Singapore
Singapore
Expertise: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and psychiatric ethics

Dr Pichet Udomratn, PhD
Prince of Songkla University
Chang Wat Songkhla, Thailand
Expertise: Anxiety and mood disorders, schizophrenia, and the role of culture in mental health

Professor Chuanyue Wang, PhD
Capital Medical University
Beijing, China
Expertise: Biological psychiatry, clinical psychiatry and pharmacology

Dr Gaohua Wang, PhD, MD
Wuhan University
Wuhan, China
Expertise: Depression, clinical psychopathology

Dr Jijun Wang, PhD, MD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Clinical electrophysiology, tDCS metaplasticity, functional magnetic resonance imaging, neuroimaging

Dr Liwei Wang, MD
Fudan University
Fundan, China
Expertise: Depression, anxiety, fear and other types of emotional disorders clinical diagnosis and treatment

Dr Xiaoping Wang, PhD, MD
Central South University
Changsha, China
Expertise: Judicial psychiatry

Dr Zhen Wang, PhD, MD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, anxiety disorder (generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder), social anxiety (social phobia), insomnia

Dr Yutao Xiang, MD, PhD
Health Sciences at University of Macau
Macau, China
Expertise: Community psychosis psychiatry

Dr Shifu Xiao, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Geriatric psychiatry

Dr Fude Yang, PhD, MD
Beijing Huilongguan Hospital
Beijing, China
Expertise: Psychiatry

Dr Albert Yeung, PhD
Harvard University
Boston, USA
Expertise: Integrating primary care and mental health services to improve treatment of depression, mental health issues of under-served populations, and the use of complementary and alternative methods in treating mood and anxiety disorders

Dr Weihua Yue, PhD
Peking University Sixth Hospital & Institute of Mental Health
Beijing, China
Expertise: Genetic psychiatry, psychiatry for children and adolescents psychotherapy

Professor Yufeng Zang, PhD
Hangzhou Normal University
Hangzhou, China
Expertise: Calculating methodology of resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging and its application in cognition and brain diseases

Dr Jingping Zhao, PhD, MD
Central South University
Changsha, China
Expertise: Brain imaging, neurobiochemical transmitters, neuroendocrinology and immunology

Dr Xudong Zhao, MD
Tongji University
Tongji, China
Expertise: Psychosomatic medicine, psychiatry, psychotherapy

Associate Professor Chen Zhang, PhD
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Shanghai, China
Expertise: Psychopharmacology

Dr Ju Zhang, PhD
Los Angeles Mental Health Psychiatrist
Los Angeles, USA
Expertise: Clinical psychiatry in mental health

Dr Ning Zhang, PhD
Nanjing Medical University
Nanjing, China
Expertise: Depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, psychotherapy

Dr Xiangyang Zhang, PhD
University of Texas Medical School
Texas, USA
Expertise: Cognition, biomarkers including oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, neurotropins, neuro-electrophysiology and neuroimaging, genetics and clinical psychopharmacology in schizophrenia and drug dependence/addiction research. Also engaged in editorial work.

Professor Douglas M. Ziedonis, PhD
University of California
San Diego, USA
Expertise: Addiction psychiatry, health systems and policy

Editorial Staff

Dr Manfei Xu
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Dr Kai Tik Tsang

Dr Andrew Fralick

Dr Lei Zhang

Publishing team

Assistant Publisher: Jennifer Thomas

Publisher: Christiane Notarmarco