Blazer discusses independent research by early investigators.
Gur et al examine neurocognitive age and compare typically developing participants with psychosis spectrum participants. Cannon provides commentary in a related editorial.
Fears et al aim to identify quantitative neurocognitive, temperament-related, and neuroanatomical phenotypes that appear heritable and associated with severe bipolar disorder (BP) (bipolar I disorder) and therefore suitable for genetic linkage and association studies aimed at identifying variants contributing to bipolar I disorder risk.
Sarrazin et al study white matter abnormalities using whole-brain tractography in patients with bipolar I disorder and compare these alterations between patients with or without psychotic features during mood episodes. See the editorial by Cullen and Lim.
Hatta et al examine whether ramelteon, a melatonin agonist, is effective for the prevention of delirium. See also the invited commentary by de Rooij et al.
Meara and colleagues evaluated the association between health insurance coverage expansions and use of hospital-based care among young adults with behavioral health diagnoses.
Lee et al conduct a cross-sectional study to determine the synergistic effects of amyloid burden and cerebrovascular disease on cognition in patients with subcortical vascular mild cognitive impairment.
Eraly et al evaluate whether plasma concentration of the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein helps to predict posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms.
D’Onofrio and coauthors examine the associations between advancing paternal age at childbearing and offspring morbidity.
Kendler and coauthors examine how strongly peer deviance increases the risk of drug abuse.
Grant et al determine aspects of claims processes that claimants to transport accident and workers’ compensation schemes find stressful and whether such stressful experiences are associated with poorer long-term recovery.