As a fan of popular music and sports, I am intrigued by top 10 rankings. Thus, I was glad to have a chance to select the 10 articles published in JAMA Psychiatry in 2019 that I think are particularly noteworthy. Of course, any such list, by necessity, excludes many important articles. What follows, with apologies to authors whose articles are not included, is a highly idiosyncratic view that reflects my thinking about the field and my teaching of the next generation of psychiatrists. Articles are grouped in 3 thematic areas for organization but are not a top 10 countdown or absolute ranking. In the sections below, I provide a brief summary of the selected articles and note that many of these articles had accompanying editorials that did a great job of discussing the work in more detail. Also, several articles used complex and novel methods, and some editorials discussed the benefits and limitations of these methods. I would also add that this list excludes articles from my own institution.
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Zorumski CF. JAMA Psychiatry: Best of 2019. JAMA Psychiatry. 2020;77(2):117–118. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.3272
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