Abstract Deadline: October 18, 2019 at 11:59pm Pacific time

Abstract Length: 2400 characters, not including author information or title.

Abstract Format: Abstracts must be entered single-spaced with no indents or bullets. Do not include the names of the authors in the body of the abstract. For best results enter the abstract as plain text and use the formatting and special character tools available within the program.

Graphs and Charts: Published abstracts will not be reproduced in color, so any graphic must be legible and understandable when printed in black and white. Graphics cannot exceed 3.25 inches, or 8 cm in width, and must be submitted in .pdf format in one file.

Abstract Confirmation: A confirmation of your submission including your abstract as it will appear if accepted will be sent to the email address used to create the abstract. Please review the abstract to ensure its accuracy. If you do not receive a confirmation upon submission, please check your spam. If you still have not received a confirmation email, please contact info@psychosomatic.org.

Abstract Notification: The Main Author of Paper and Poster submissions, and the Chair of Symposium submissions will be notified the Program Committee’s decisions in December 2019.

Registration: Presenters of accepted abstracts are required to register for and attend the meeting. Limited travel scholarships are available to help with some travel costs. If the Main Author is not able to attend, a registered co-author may present.

Publication: All abstracts are subject to a blind peer review and abstracts accepted as posters, papers and symposia will be published in a 2020 issue of Psychosomatic Medicine, the official journal of the Society for Biopsychosocial Science and Medicine. Previously published work (in any journal) is not eligible for submission as a paper, poster or symposium.