DeFife et al examine prototype diagnosis for mood and anxiety disorders. In an editorial, Kraemer provides commentary.
In a population-based retrospective cohort study, Kuramoto et al study time at risk to suicide attempt hospitalization among offspring of suicide decedents as compared with offspring of unintentional injury decedents by their developmental period at the time of parental death.
In a population-based case-control study, Bolton et al examine outcomes of parents bereaved by the suicide death of their offspring and compare these with both nonbereaved parent controls and parents who had offspring die in a motor vehicle crash.
Di Florio et al report on the lifetime occurrence of perinatal mood episodes, the rates of perinatal episodes per pregnancy/postpartum period, and the timing of the onset of episodes in relation to delivery.
Wium-Andersen et al use data from 2 general population studies to analyze the association between elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and psychological distress and depression.
Blanco and colleagues aimed to construct a virtual space of common psychiatric disorders, spanned by factors reflecting major psychopathologic dimensions, and locate psychiatric disorders in that space, as well as to examine whether the location of disorders at baseline predicts the prevalence and incidence of disorders at 3-year follow-up.
Kisely et al assess why psychiatric patients are no more likely than the general population to develop cancer but are more likely to die of it.
In a cohort study with 1-year follow-up, Abas et al test for prospective associations between (1) out-migration of all children and subsequent depression in parents and (2) having a child move back and an improvement in parents’ depression.
To determine the familial environmental contribution to the risk for drug abuse (DA), Kendler and colleagues conducted a follow-up study in 9 Swedish public databases (1961-2009) involving 137 199 sibling pairs and 7561 spousal pairs containing a proband with DA and matched control probands.
To conduct a meta-analysis of functional magnetic resonance imaging studies in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder during inhibition and attention tasks, Hart and colleagues searched PubMed, ScienceDirect, Web of Knowledge, Google Scholar, and Scopus databases. Meta-regression methods explored age and longterm stimulant medication use effects.