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1 Longitudinal associations between fish consumption and depression in young adults American Journal of Epidemiology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Ketamine infusions for treatment resistant depression: A series of 28 patients treated weekly or twice weekly in an ECT clinic Journal of Psychopharmacology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Evaluation of antidepressant properties of the p38 MAP kinase inhibitor losmapimod (GW856553) in Major Depressive Disorder: Results from two randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicentre studies using a Bayesian approach Journal of Psychopharmacology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

4 The link between sleep disturbance and depression among Mexican Americans: A Project FRONTIER Study Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Does age moderate the relationship between depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in middle-aged and older patients with schizophrenia and subthreshold depression? The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Dosing and switching of paliperidone ER in patients with schizophrenia: recommendations for clinical practice Full Text Annals of General Psychiatry, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Gestural communication in children with autism spectrum disorders during mother-child interaction Autism, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Adenosine A2A receptor antagonists in Parkinson's disease: Progress in clinical trials from the newly approved istradefylline to drugs in early development and those already discontinued CNS Drugs, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Individuals with psychometric schizotypy show similar social but not physical anhedonia to patients with schizophrenia Psychiatry Research, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Back to basics: Could behavioural therapy be a good treatment option for youth depression? A critical review Early Intervention in Psychiatry, April 18, 2014    Review Article

11 Eating disorder symptoms and comorbid psychopathology among male and female veterans General Hospital Psychiatry, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Developmental trends of eating disorder symptoms and comorbid internalizing symptoms in children and adolescents Eating Behaviours, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Fractal characterization of internally and externally generated conscious experiences Brain and Cognition, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

14 The Perinatal Anxiety Screening Scale: Development and preliminary validation Archives of Women's Mental Health, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Psychopathology and quality of life among patients with comorbidity between schizophrenia spectrum disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder: No evidence for a schizo-obsessive subtype Comprehensive Psychiatry, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Behavioral treatment of chronic insomnia in older adults SLEEP, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Polypharmacy with antipsychotic drugs in patients with schizophrenia: Trends in multiple health care systems American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Disordered eating partly mediates the relationship between poor sleep quality and high body mass index Eating Behaviours, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Psychometric properties of the dependence scale in large randomized clinical trials of patients with mild and moderate Alzheimer's disease American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Childhood psychosocial development and fatal injuries in Gauteng, South Africa Full Text Child: Care, Health, and Development, April 18, 2014    Review Article

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Clinical Pearls in Psychiatry

Highlights in Psychiatry

Risk factors for postpartum depression

As published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, risk factors for postpartum depression among abused women included age 15-19 (aOR=2.29) and > 35 years of age (aOR=2.33). In non-abused women, risk factors for postpartum depression include unemployment (aOR=1.41), foreign birth (aOR=2.04), and low income (aOR=1.68). Postpartum depression was also associated with women abused prior to pregnancy (aOR=3.28), abuse beginning postpartum (aOR=4.76), and abuse resuming postpartum (aOR=3.81).

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A link between cardiovascular fitness and depression

As published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, low cardiovascular fitness at 18 years of age (n = 1,117,292; follow-up, 3-40 y) is associated with an increased risk of severe depression (HR = 1.96).

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Optimal dose of amisulpride for acute exacerbation of schizophrenia

As published in Clinical Drug Investigation, an initial amisulpride dose of 800 mg (n=38) is more effective that 400 mg with dose titration (n=30) in patients with an acute exacerbation of schizophrenia. A greater number of patients in the 800 mg group than the 400 mg with dose titration group had a 30% reduction in the Positive and Negative Symptom Scale after 4 (68.4% vs. 40.0%) and 6 weeks (71.1% vs. 43.3%).

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Most Popular Psychiatry Articles

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1 Vitamin D supplementation for depressive symptoms: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Psychosomatic Medicine, March 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Melatonin for prevention of metabolic side-effects of olanzapine in patients with first-episode schizophrenia: Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study Journal of Psychiatric Research, March 14, 2014
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3 Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drug interactions in patients receiving statins The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, March 5, 2014

4 Salivary exoglycosidases as a markers of alcohol dependence Alcohol and Alcoholism , March 17, 2014

5 Effect of reiki therapy on pain and anxiety in adults: an in-depth literature review of randomized trials with effect size calculations Pain Management Nursing, March 19, 2014    Review Article

6 Cognitive effects of statin medications CNS Drugs, February 18, 2014

7 A comparative review of escitalopram, paroxetine, and sertraline: Are they all alike? International Clinical Psychopharmacology, January 15, 2014    Review Article

8 Pharmacological strategies to counteract antipsychotic-induced weight gain and metabolic adverse effects in schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis Schizophrenia Bulletin, March 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

9 Agomelatine: A new option for treatment of depression? Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, February 14, 2014

10 Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) versus the health-enhancement program (HEP) for adults with treatment-resistant depression: a randomized control trial study protocol BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, March 12, 2014    Free full text

11 Bipolar or borderline: A clinical overview Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, February 27, 2014    Review Article

12 Hypnotherapy is more effective than nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation: Results of a randomized controlled trial Complementary Therapies in Medicine, March 3, 2014

13 Pregabalin in acute treatment of anxious depression: A case series Psychiatry Research, February 13, 2014

14 Revisiting the therapeutic effect of rTMS on negative symptoms in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis Psychiatry Research, March 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

15 A six month randomized controlled trial of long acting injectable risperidone 50 and 100mg in treatment resistant schizophrenia Schizophrenia Research, March 26, 2014

16 Psychodynamic psychotherapy versus cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety disorder: An efficacy and partial effectiveness trial Depression and Anxiety, February 28, 2014

17 Lurasidone monotherapy in the treatment of bipolar I depression: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study American Journal of Psychiatry, February 7, 2014

18 Electronic cigarette use outcome expectancies among college students Addictive Behaviours, March 11, 2014

19 Gabapentin treatment for alcohol dependence: A randomized clinical trial JAMA Internal Medicine, January 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

20 Cannabis and psychosis: Neurobiology Indian Journal of Psychiatry, January 17, 2014    Free full text    Review Article

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