Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Disorders

ISSN

ISSN: 2572-519X

Abstracting and Indexing

Editor In Chief

Michael Maes

Molecular Biology and Neuroscience
Deakin University
Victoria, Australia

Articles in Volume 1 Issue 5

Review Article Open Access Pages: 244 - 251 USA

Recovery from Narcissistic Abuse through a Spiritual Lens: Who is in Charge?

Rivka A. Edery

“Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of ultra-confidence lies a fragile self-esteem that's vulner...Read More

doi: 10.26502/jppd.2572-519X0024
Review Article Open Access Pages: 252 - 269 USA

The Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in the Pathophysiology of Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders

Mariana Angoa-Perez, John H. Anneken and Donald M. Kuhn

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a neurotrophin highly expressed in the brain with a potent influence on several aspects of neuronal function. Since its discovery in the early 1980s, BDNF has prompted a great interest in better understanding its physiologic...Read More

doi: 10.26502/jppd.2572-519X0025
Research Article Open Access Pages: 270 - 289 USA

The Creation and Testing of A Simulation-Based Workshop to Increase Level of Understanding and Empathy of Eating Disorders

Lyndsey E. Patterson, Anna E. Boone, Jack R. Engsberg

Objective: The purpose of this investigation was to develop a simulation-based workshop for supporters of those with eating disorders. We hypothesized that the simulation would increase their level of understanding and empathy.

Met...Read More

doi: 10.26502/jppd.2572-519X0026
Short Communication Open Access Pages: 290 - 293 Canada

The Diathesis-Stress Model: Psychosocial Stressors, Trauma and Diabetes

Faisal A. Islam and Zia Choudhry

doi: 10.26502/jppd.2572-519X0027