About the Authors

Toshi A. Furukawa


Affiliation Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior (Cognitive-Behavioral Medicine), Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine/School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan

Stefan Leucht

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technische Universität München, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany

Competing Interests

In the last three years TAF has received honoraria for speaking at CME meetings sponsored by Astellas, Dai-Nippon Sumitomo, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Kyorin, MDS, Meiji, Otsuka, Pfizer, Shionogi and Yoshitomi. He is on the advisory board for Sekisui Chemicals and Takeda Science Foundation. He has received royalties from Igaku-Shoin, Seiwa-Shoten, Nihon Bunka Kagaku-sha and American Psychiatric Publishing. SL has received fees for consulting and/or lectures from Actelion, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sanofi-Aventis, Eli Lilly, Essex Pharma, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Lundbeck, and grant support from Eli Lilly. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TAF. Performed the experiments: TAF SL. Analyzed the data: TAF SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TAF SL. Wrote the paper: TAF SL.