Clinical Edge

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

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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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Must reads for theWeek ending November 8, 2015

Effects of Child Abuse on Victims’ Offspring , Depressive symptoms seen into adulthood

Predicting Binge-Drinking in the Elderly , Look for these independent predictors

Smooth Pursuit Eye Tracking and Schizophrenia , Early pursuit gain and predictive gain measured

How Family Interventions Affect Teen Behavior , Impact on arrests and incarcerations evaluated

Decreased Dextrality and Psychosis Risk , Its potential as a biomarker evaluated

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Must reads for theWeek ending October 25, 2015

Dyanavel XR Approved to Treat ADHD , Extended-release oral liquid for children 6 and older

First Large Trial of Aripiprazole and Risperidone, Metabolic outcomes, symptom alleviation evaluated

Drug Use Severity and Treatment Type Examined , When to offer collaborative vs specialized treatment

Cognition-Clinical Course Link in Schizophrenia, Is “pseudospecificity” an issue over time?

Decision Aid Helps with Treatment Selection, But…, …it has less of an impact on adherence and outcomes

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Must reads for theWeek ending October 18, 2015

Schizophrenia-Dementia Link Studied in Large Cohort, Risk in those over 50 but under 65 assessed

Predicting Conversion to Psychosis , Consider using these four variables

Cognitive Behavioral Prevention for MDD, Assessing its value when added to usual care

Role of Chronic Conditions in Dementia, Study looks at ‘multimorbidity’ effect on elderly

Connecting the Symptoms of MDD, Abnormal activation patterns seen in these areas

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