Asami and colleagues used voxel-based morphometry to evaluate 54 neurolepticnaive men with schizotypal personality disorder (SPD) compared with groupmatched healthy control subjects on local and global gray matter volumes (GMVs), as well as to identify associations with symptoms, especially negative symptoms.
Posner and colleagues used resting-state functional-connectivity magnetic resonance imaging to study the functional connectivity of the default mode network in subjects with dysthymic disorder vs healthy control participants, as well as the effects of treatment with antidepressants on default mode network connectivity.
Brunoni et al assess the combined safety and efficacy of transcranial direct current stimulation vs sertraline hydrochloride for treating depression.
Fani et al evaluated the effect of allelic variations of FKBP5 on stress-related psychiatric disorders via differential effects on hippocampal structure and function.
Wald and colleagues investigated the interplay among attention to threat, combat exposure, and other risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in soldiers deployed to combat.
In a prospective, population-based study of 1420 participants who had being bullied and bullying assessed 4 to 6 times between the ages of 9 and 16 years, Copeland and coauthors test whether bullying and/or being bullied in childhood predicts psychiatric problems and suicidality in young adulthood after accounting for childhood psychiatric problems and family hardships.
To examine the range of psychiatric disorders associated with any type of foreign migration background, Cantor-Graae and Pedersen performed a Danish population-based cohort study in which persons were followed up from their 10th birthday for the development of mental disorders based on outpatient and inpatient data.
Ross et al performed a meta-analysis of 23 studies evaluating the use of antidepressants in pregnancy.