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February 19, 2020

Notice of Retractions: “Association of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder With Reduced In Vivo Norepinephrine Transporter Availability in the Locus Coeruleus” and “Association of In Vivo κ-Opioid Receptor Availability and the Transdiagnostic Dimensional Expression of Trauma-Related Psychopathology” by Alexander Neumeister

Author Affiliations
  • 1Editor in Chief, JAMA and the JAMA Network
  • 2Editor, JAMA Psychiatry
JAMA Psychiatry. 2020;77(5):454. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.0365

An investigation conducted by the US Office of Research Integrity found that Alexander Neumeister, MD, “engaged in research misconduct by intentionally, knowingly, and/or recklessly falsifying and/or fabricating data in the clinical records of research…resulting in the inclusion of falsified and/or fabricated research methods and results”1,2 in 2 articles published in JAMA Psychiatry in 20133 and 2014.4 Therefore, these articles are retracted.

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