Clinical Edge

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

Must Reads by Date

Must reads for theWeek ending December 27, 2015

FDA Approves QuilliChew ER, Indicated for treatment of ADHD

Addressing Health-Risk Behaviors in Mentally Ill, Which interventions have the strongest evidence?

Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Alzheimer Risk, Study of patients with prostate cancer shows link

Psychosis and Innate Immunity, Surprising findings in those with recent onset

CV Events in Blacks With Depression Symptoms, 30% increase in adjusted incident stroke risk found

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Must reads for theWeek ending December 20, 2015

New Statement on Autism, Intellectual Disability , AACP best practices for hospitalization published

Identifying Psychosis Biotypes, Neurobiological schemes vs clinical categorization

Heavy TV Viewing and Low Physical Activity , Effect on midlife cognitive function evaluated

Screen Time and Depression Risk , Non-linear dose-response association seen

Do Patients Take Their Antidepressant Meds?, Prescribing data, blood samples provided the answer

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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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