Clinical Edge

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

Must Reads by Date

Must reads for theWeek ending August 23, 2015

APA Updates Guideline for Psychiatric Evaluation, Adopts new principles; adds quality measure section

Sedative Hypnotics and Driving, Counsel patients, consider treatment duration

Thalamic Connectivity’s Prognostic Implications , Role in those at high risk for psychosis studied

Most SSRIs Shown Safe Against Birth Defects, But… , …two are connected to certain congenital anomalies

Can Insulin Resistance Predict Memory Performance? , Study observes those with parental AD history

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Must reads for theWeek ending August 16, 2015

USPSTF on Autism Spectrum Disorder , Evidence for screening examined

AHA Scientific Statement on MDD and BD, First official linking of CVD and psychiatric disorders

Alcohol Use Disorder Is Under-recognized , Destigmatizing the disorder, more education urged

Do MDD Subtypes Matter When Selecting Treatment?, Results reinforce findings from the STAR-D* trial

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Must reads for theWeek ending August 9, 2015

More Comorbidities in MDD/AUD Patients , Clinicians should look for these issues, says VA study

Does Smoking Stigma Complicate Other Areas?, Vigilance urged where tobacco use is not common

Can Marijuana Use Lead to Unemployment? , Certain factors may contribute, say investigators

Children of Patients with Bipolar Disorder , Subthreshold and overt signs of other conditions may be present

Potential Schizophrenia Trait Marker, Study analyzes patients and unaffected siblings

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Must reads for theWeek ending August 2, 2015

PTSD 40 Years Later, Study findings after Vietnam War

Older Americans With Dementia, An assessment of transitions in care

Weight and Psychiatric Disorders, Does gender play a role?

The Risk for Insomnia, Evaluating role of specific trauma types

Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents, Link between attachment and social cognition

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Must reads for theWeek ending July 26, 2015

Mental and Substance Use Disorders, New IOM report details psychosocial interventions

Outpatient Treatment for Substance Use Disorders, Are there race or ethnic disparities?

Relatives at Risk for Bipolar Disorder, Revealing the genetic risk scores

Common Childhood Psychiatric Problems, Is adulthood transition disrupted?

Determining Paternal Age Effect, Ongoing risk factor for schizophrenia and BD

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