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Highlights and summary of key articles from each issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry.

Highlights and summary of key articles from each issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry.
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Arlington, VA

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Highlights and summary of key articles from each issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry.

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English


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April 2018 Highlights

4/1/2018
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This month, Edith V. Sullivan, Ph.D., and Adolf Pfefferbaum, M.D., of Stanford University talk about their article investigating how drinking affects the development of the adolescent brain. Executive Editor Michael Roy reviews new research on how long the effects of ketamine can last, trends associated with substance-induced psychosis, the relationship between hormonal contraception and suicide, and treatment for patients with conversion disorder. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration:00:27:25

March 2018 Highlights

3/1/2018
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This month, Philip McGuire, F.R.C.Psych., F.Med.Sci., of King’s College London, talks about his article investigating how cannabidiol, a compound in marijuana, can be used to treat schizophrenia. Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses new research on the relationship between age-related hearing loss and cognitive decline, the change from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s dementia, and computer-assisted cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) versus standard CBT. The clinical case...

Duration:00:21:12

February 2018 Highlights

2/1/2018
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy reviews research on bright light therapy for bipolar depression, how well a single dose of ketamine reduced suicidal thoughts in patients with depression, a roadmap for understanding the neurodevelopmental origins of conditions that manifest in early childhood, and prolonged postconcussive symptoms. In addition, Margaret Sibley, Ph.D., discusses her article examining the diagnosis of late-onset ADHD. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration:00:16:48

January 2018 Highlights

1/2/2018
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy reviews refugee mental health issues, exercise and the prevention of depression, cannabis use and risk of prescription opioid use disorder, and increased risk of smoking in female adolescents who had childhood ADHD. In addition, Editor-in-Chief Robert Freedman, M.D., discusses how the Journal is commemorating its 175th publication year. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org. Also visit the online edition of this month’s...

Duration:00:20:08

December 2017 Highlights

12/1/2017
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses brain function and psychotherapy outcomes in patients with PTSD, transgender research from a neurocognitive angle, research results of a new drug for schizophrenia, and characteristics of resilience in bipolar disorder and how individuals who are bipolar experience the world. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org. Also visit the online edition of this month’s Journal to watch a video of Deputy Editor Daniel S. Pine,...

Duration:00:16:54

November 2017 Highlights

11/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses clinical genetic testing in psychiatry, binge drinking as a possible risk factor for alcohol use disorder, lithium versus divalproex for bipolar disorder in the elderly, the course of schizophrenia over the first 20 years, as well as trajectories of social functioning over 20 years. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org. Also visit the online edition of this month’s Journal to watch a video of Deputy Editor...

Duration:00:16:53

October 2017 Highlights

10/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses the efficacy of psychodynamic therapy, the protective effect of pregnancy on the risk for drug abuse, the relation of ovarian hormone levels to symptoms in premenstrual dysphoric disorder, rates of mortality and self-harm in patients taking clozapine, and pharmacogenomic testing in psychiatry. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org. Also visit the online edition of this month’s Journal to watch a video of...

Duration:00:16:29

September 2017 Highlights

9/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses challenges in treating undocumented immigrants, long-term effects of antipsychotics in schizophrenia, whether substance use problems are associated with medications for ADHD, use of Social Security disability benefits by patients with first-episode psychosis receiving multifaceted specialty care, a large genome-wide association study of anorexia nervosa, and when and why medical students choose to specialize in...

Duration:00:19:40

August 2017 Highlights

8/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses smartphones for self-management in schizophrenia, behavioral interventions in buprenorphine maintenance treatment, suicide following self-harm, effects of lithium and valproate on suicidal behavior in bipolar disorder, treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) plus attention bias modification therapy, treatment of hypochondriasis with CBT plus medication, and treatment of major depression...

Duration:00:17:41

July 2017 Highlights

7/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses psychiatric complications in primary parathyroidism with hypercalcemia, low-intensity transcranial current stimulation for psychiatric conditions, outcomes of vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression, brain structure and function related to suicide attempts in young people with bipolar disorder, endogenous and medication-related risk for diabetes in schizophrenia, and gaze-contingent music reward therapy for...

Duration:00:16:05

June 2017 Highlights

6/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses patient preference and functional connectivity of the subcallosal cingulate cortex as possible predictors of treatment response in major depression, a behavioral phenotype of autism spectrum disorder characteristic of patients with known genetic abnormalities, functioning of the brain’s reward system in anorexia nervosa, collaboration between psychiatry and law enforcement, and a model of irritability in children and teens....

Duration:00:15:20

May 2017 Highlights

5/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses antidepressant efficacy for depression in children and adolescents, morbidity and mortality related to medications for depression, possible benefits of valbenazine for tardive dyskinesia, opioid detoxification using oral naltrexone versus buprenorphine, and the relation of divorce to the onset of alcohol use disorders. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org. Also, visit the online edition of this month’s Journal...

Duration:00:14:05

April 2017 Highlights

4/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses the fetal origins of mental health, the effect of methylphenidate on the risk of manic episodes in bipolar disorder, contingency management for alcohol abuse in patients with serious mental illness, computerized cognitive training for older adults with mild cognitive impairment or dementia, prediction of relapse in Alzheimer’s disease patients after discontinuation of antipsychotic treatment, and the origins of cognitive deficits...

Duration:00:14:34

March 2017 Highlights

3/1/2017
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses collaboration between psychiatry and obstetrics, prescription opioid use disorder during pregnancy, integrated behavioral health homes, a possible relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and low hippocampal volume in late-life depression, switch rates during lithium and sertraline treatment of bipolar II depression, Internet gaming disorder, and the relation of mental health to social networks following disaster. Articles may be viewed...

Duration:00:12:24

February 2017 Highlights

2/1/2017
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses the use of stimulants and performance enhancers as a possible risk factor for PTSD, behavioral and brain markers of overgeneralized fear conditioning in PTSD, the epidemiology of first-episode psychosis, predictors of suicidal behavior, neural predictors of initiating alcohol use during adolescence, and mediation of placebo effects by patient expectancy in antidepressant clinical trials. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration:00:12:32

January 2017 Highlights

1/3/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses the association of hypnotic medications and suicide, neurometabolic disorders in treatment-refractory depression, diminished attention to eyes in autism, increased activity or energy as a primary criterion for diagnosis of bipolar mania, an instrument for diagnosing premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and how to differentiate the effects of deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease from the effects of the disease itself and...

Duration:00:16:09

December 2016 Highlights

12/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses combat attachment behaviors in former service members with PTSD, postpartum psychosis, the association between pain and opioid use disorder, work productivity in relation to depression outcome, neural response to rewards as a predictor of depression, and adjustment disorder following trauma exposure. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org.

Duration:00:15:15

November 2016 Highlights

11/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses practice and policies on perinatal substance abuse, relapse risk in patients with remitted depression, right unilateral ultrabrief-pulse ECT combined with medication in acute and maintenance geriatric depression, suicide risk calculated prospectively in a population cohort, and a new approach to fear and anxiety that takes into account both behavioral responses and conscious feeling states. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration:00:17:17

October 2016 Highlights

10/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses research on preventing firearm suicide, treatment guidelines for adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, long-term effects of supported employment for people with psychiatric disabilities, predicting psychosis risk in individuals with prodromal symptoms, how often psychotic experiences precede mental disorders and vice versa, and a 30-year follow-up study of offspring of depressed parents. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration:00:19:11

September 2016 Highlights

9/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses the diagnosis and treatment of trichotillomania, combining antidepressants with antipsychotics in schizophrenia, outcomes of the FDA reduction in the citalopram maximum dosage, heritable and nonheritable pathways to early callous and unemotional behaviors, and the effect of marriage on the risk for alcohol use disorder. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org.

Duration:00:14:45

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