You are invited to submit new research or clinical cases to the world's largest gathering of neuropsychiatrists. The ANPA Scientific Program Committee reviews all submissions, and each accepted abstract will be presented during the Poster Session of the Annual Meeting. In addition, a small number of compelling abstracts will be shared as podium presentations during the Clinical or Research Platform Sessions of the Annual Meeting. All accepted abstracts will be featured in the summer issue of the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, the official journal of the ANPA. Submit your best science today!
Format for research reports
Background: A succinct summary of the literature or theoretical rationale underlying the abstract.
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Objective: This section should provide the basic rationale for the research and the hypothesis tested.
Methods: This section must include the number of subjects and information about the experimental design.
section should include the statistical approach and details of the
analysis that support
the conclusions. Statements such as “results will be discussed” or “data
will be presented” are not acceptable.
Conclusion: This section should summarize the essential findings and their implications
Format for clinical case reports
Background: Describe theoretical rationale underlying the abstract and how the case(s) is (are) novel.
Case History: Should include a succinct summary of the literature as well as a history of the case(s). Outline any supportive neurodiagnostic data (video sample, imaging, test data, etc) that will be included.
Conclusions: This section should summarize the essential findings or unresolved clinical problems or unexpected outcomes or potential dilemmas and their implications when managing Neuropsychiatric disorders.
General format guidelines
Abstract submission takes place online through the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience Manuscript Central.
The process is similar to manuscript submission with some key differences. Be sure to follow the detailed instructions to the right.
Step by step instructions for online submission through JNCN Manuscript Central