Clinical Edge

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

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Must reads for theWeek ending September 6, 2015

Symptom and Risk Label Effect on At-Risk Patients, Where shame stems from makes a difference

Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Unintended Weight Loss, Study evaluates effect in elderly over 12 months

Teen Use of Controlled Substances, Those born more recently start younger

Computerized Training and PTSD Symptoms , How important is attention bias variability?

Are Middle-Managers More Prone to Be Depressed?, Recent analysis compares them to owners, laborers

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Must reads for theWeek ending August 30, 2015

E-Cigarettes’ Effect on High School Students, Likelihood of moving on to tobacco, hookah studied

Clozapine’s Impact on Attention Issues , Schizophrenia patients improved in 1 of 3 areas

What Happens When Bullied Students Exercise? , Study looked at how it affects suicide thoughts

Higher IQ and Bipolar Disorder, Researchers analyze birth cohort for a connection

Anhedonia Evaluated in Depressed Patients , New finding might help identify treatments

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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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