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April 19, 2018

Psychiatric Annals Debuts New Leadership, Enhanced Format

Psychiatric AnnalsTHOROFARE, NJ – April 18, 2018 – SLACK Incorporated, an independent STM publishing company, is pleased to announce that, effective with its April 2018 issue, Psychiatric Annals will introduce both a new format and a new editor to the journal. Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, formerly associate editor, has been named Editor. 

Dr. Nierenberg is currently the Director, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation, Massachusetts General Hospital; and a Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Nierenberg succeeds Dr. Jan Fawcett, the Journal’s Editor for more than 24 years. Dr. Fawcett will become an Editor Emeriti, joining Drs. Howard P. Rome, Francis J. Braceland, and Dana L. Farnsworth.

In conjunction with Dr. Nierenberg’s appointment, Psychiatric Annals will also debut many new features in its monthly print and online issues. These include: 

A dynamic mix of peer-reviewed integrative and systematic review articles, original research and compelling case reports with in-depth diagnosis and treatment discussion; 
Peer-tested content, featuring the most highly trafficked news headlines and physician perspective from
An updated design in print; and 
A new  Editorial Board, including CME Editor, Lenard Adler, MD, of NYU Langone Health. 

As it has since its inception, the journal will continue to offer single-topic, high-interest clinical review articles for CME credit on

“I am thrilled to become the editor of Psychiatric Annals and lead our readers into the next phase of the Journal,” said Dr. Nierenberg. “As we build on 40 years of editorial successes, we’re certain the Journal will continue its trajectory as a leading source of clinically relevant, impactful specialty information.”

“We know our readership can get specialty information anywhere they want,” said Stephanie Arasim Portnoy, Senior Vice President, SLACK Incorporated, Health Care Books and Journals. “With CME credits, peer-reviewed articles and breaking news from all in one place, the new Psychiatric Annals provides busy mental health professionals with an invaluable print and online destination for specialty knowledge.” 

Published for more than 40 years, Psychiatric Annals is a monthly medical review journal dedicated to providing psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, and other mental health clinicians with the latest information to stay current in the field. Psychiatric Annals is available in print and online at Detailed information for author submissions can be found at

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