Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

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Must reads for theWeek ending December 13, 2015

Higher SSRI Doses Appear More Effective But…, …benefit somewhat offset by decreased tolerability

Mortality in Smokers With Schizophrenia, These accompanying disorders increase the risk

Adjunctive Ziprasidone for Depression, Response in those with persistent symptoms studied

Family Intervention Effect on Childhood Anxiety, Study evaluates offspring of anxious parents

Reduced Facial Memory and Schizophrenia Risk, Trial looks at those genetically predisposed

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Must reads for theWeek ending December 6, 2015

Suicidal Thoughts in Childhood , Can early behavior predict school-age behavior?

Olfactory Impairment and Cognitive Decline , Testing to predict progression to Alzheimer

Antipsychotic Meds and Diabetes Screening, Study reveals the importance of testing

Stimulants’ Effect on Children and Adolescents, Sleep issues in youths with ADHD evaluated

Smoking Cessation and Depression, Are depressed smokers motivated to quit?

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Must reads for theWeek ending November 29, 2015

Maternal Depression Impact on Infants, Both treated an untreated mothers assessed

Brain Structure in Patients with Schizophrenia, BD , Which go on to develop hypoplasia vs dysmaturation?

FDA Approves Narcan For Opioid Overdose, Nasal spray offers alternative to injectable

Bright Light Treatment for Nonseasonal MDD, Evaluated as monotherapy or with fluoxetine

Mental Health Impact of Supporting Offspring, Depression level after providing help evaluated

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Must reads for theWeek ending November 22, 2015

Adding Care Management to Symptom Monitoring, Telephone program for older schizophrenia patients

Older Adults and Heavy Smoking , Which factors increased or decreased quitting odds?

Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD , Longitudinal survey provides some answers

Auditory Processing Deficits in Bipolar Disorder , Severe shortfalls seen in schizophrenia extend to BD

This Genotype Might Predict Antipsychotic Response , Effect seen in study involving 2 medications

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Must reads for theWeek ending November 15, 2015

Modifiable Risk Factors in Schizophrenia Patients, Focus on these areas could prevent excess deaths

Measuring the Effects of Child Abuse, Are some forms less harmful than others?

Using the Internet to Reduce Suicide Ideation , Web-based cognitive behavioral therapy evaluated

Health Warnings in Patients with Psychosis , Does use of pictures or videos make a difference?

Using Clinician Notes to Predict Suicide Risk, Preliminary study reveals potential value

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