2015 Annual Meeting
2015 Annual Meeting
May 14-16, 2015

"Stress, Emotion, Neurodevelopment & Psychopathology"
Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Toronto, Ontario - Canada

Late Breaking Abstracts Open February 13th

2015 Brochure

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Late Breaking Abstracts will open February 13th

Plan now for your travel to Toronto - Passport and visa requirements.  Learn more>

Important Dates:

August 1, 2014 - Travel fellowships and other awards opens
September 1, 2014 - Call for abstracts opens
October 16, 2014 - Symposium proposals due
October 23, 2014 - Symposium abstracts due
October 10, 2014 - Award applications due - deadline extended
December 18, 2014 - Oral and poster abstracts due
January 12, 2015 - Hotel reservations and meeting registration opens
February 13, 2015 - Late breaking abstracts opens
March 13, 2015 - Late Breaking abstracts due
May 14-16 - 2015 - Meeting

2014 Annual Meeting
  • eBook of Abstracts - electronic version of printed abstract book supplement to Biological Psychiatry.  Hard copy for non-members will be available upon checkin at the SOBP registration desk.
  • On-Line Program Planner - View the entire program and search for abstracts
Other Meetings of Interest

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NIH Resources

NIMH Director's Blog

NIDA Director's Blog

NIH Opportunities for Scientific Collaborations -The NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research

Biological Psychiatry

Biological PsychiatryOur journal, Biological Psychiatry is one of the most selective and highly cited journals in the field of psychiatric neuroscience. It is ranked 5th out of the 135 Psychiatry titles and 13th out of 252 Neurosciences categories on the 2013 ISI Journal Citations Reports® published by Thomson Reuters and has an Impact Factor of 9.472.  This international rapid-publication journal is the official journal of the Society of Biological Psychiatry.   Learn More

Biological Psychiatry Press Releases

January 2015

December 2014

October 2014

September 2014

Previous Press Releases

Biological Psychiatry in the News

Nature Medicine Highlights Article in Biological Psychiatry    Read "Brain Puzzle" article here

Studying Schizophrenia by Giving it to Computers NPR - May 13, 2011
An interview with Dr. Ralph Hoffman, Yale University

A Pill to to prevent PTSD?  It could happen , study hints
MSNBC.com - December 15, 2010

Insomnia may shrink your brain, scans show
MSNBC - February 16, 2010

Dear, I Love you with all my Brain
LA Times - June 22, 2009
Dopamine brings people together and oxytocin keeps them attached, studies show. Is love just chemistry?

PBS Special - May 21, 2008
This is a multi-dimensional PBS project that explores the disease's complex terrain, offering a comprehensive and timely examination of this devastating disorder.  Many of the nationally acclaimed experts featured in this documentary are members of the Society of Biological Psychiatry.
SOBP News and Updates


November 2014

American Psychiatric Association is currently accepting applications for various fellowship and research training opportunities for residents, post-residency fellows and junior faculty.  Deadlines vary from December 1, 2014 to January 15, 2015. Click here to view all opportunities and to submit your application.

July 2014:
Why Brain Research is Vital - Patrick J. Kennedy and Husseini Manji

January 2014:
Society members now receive complimentary access to the Global Medical Education (GME) online library.  GME is an online medical education resource that provides timely, unbiased, evidence-based medical education from the world's leading experts at Duke, Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, Oxford, and others, to healthcare professionals around the world.  With nearly 700 videos answering the most relevant, user-driven questions in psychiatry today, GME offers the most comprehensive online catalogue of up-to-date medical information and advice.  Log in to your member account to take advantage of this resource.  This resource is available through the Society's partnership with the American Brain Coalition.

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