Eva Choong, PharmD, PhD; Lina Quteineh, MD, PhD; Jean-René Cardinaux, PhD; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1011-1019. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.187
Choong et al for the ODEX team determine whether polymorphisms within CRTC1 are associated with adiposity markers in psychiatric patients and the general population.
Alexandre Y. Dombrovski, MD; Katalin Szanto, MD; Luke Clark, DPhil; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1020-1030. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.75
Dombrovski et al describe the neural circuit abnormalities that underlie disadvantageous choices in depressed patients at risk for suicide and relate these abnormalities to impulsivity, which is one of the components of vulnerability to suicide.
Lena Palaniyappan, MRCPsych; Tiago Reis Marques, MD; Heather Taylor, MSc; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1031-1040. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.203
Palaniyappan et al determine whether patients with first-episode psychosis who do not respond to 12 weeks of antipsychotic treatment already have significant gyrification defects at illness onset.
Mark D. Sullivan, MD, PhD; Wayne J. Katon, MD; Laura C. Lovato, MA; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1041-1047. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.1965
Sullivan et al determine whether comorbid depression in patients with type 2 diabetes accelerates cognitive decline.
Philippe R. Goldin, PhD; Michal Ziv, PhD; Hooria Jazaieri, MA; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1048-1056. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.234
Goldin et al determine whether cognitive behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder modifies cognitive reappraisal–related prefrontal cortex neural signal magnitude and timing when implementing cognitive reappraisal with negative self-beliefs.
Camilo de la Fuente-Sandoval, MD, MSc, PhD; Pablo León-Ortiz, MD, MSc; Mariana Azcárraga, MD; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1057-1066. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.289
de la Fuente-Sandoval et al compare glutamate levels in the right associative striatum and right cerebellar cortex using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in patients with first-episode psychosis before and 4 weeks after antipsychotic treatment and compare these results with normative data from healthy control subjects.
William V. Bobo, MD, MPH; William O. Cooper, MD, MPH; C. Michael Stein, MB, ChB; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1067-1075. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2053
In a retrospective cohort study, Bobo and coauthors compare the risk of type 2 diabetes in children and youth 6 to 24 years of age for recent initiators of antipsychotic drugs vs propensity score–matched controls who had recently another psychotropic medication.
Brian M. Hicks, PhD; Katherine T. Foster, BA; William G. Iacono, PhD; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1076-1083. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.258
Hicks et al examine the familial transmission of externalizing disorders among both adoptive (genetically unrelated) and biological relatives to better distinguish genetic and environmental mechanisms of transmission.
Janet R. Cummings, PhD; Hefei Wen, BA; Michelle Ko, MD, PhD; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1084-1090. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.377
Cummings et al examine the availability of outpatient mental health care facilities that accept Medicaid across US counties and whether specific types of communities are more likely to lack this infrastructure.
Arif Khan, MD; James Faucett, MS; Shaneta Morrison, AA; et al.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1091-1099. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.149
Khan et al assessed mortality risk among adult patients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder participating in clinical trials and evaluated if psychopharmacological agents worsen this risk.
Lisa A. Martin, PhD; Harold W. Neighbors, PhD; Derek M. Griffith, PhD
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(10):1100-1106. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.1985
Martin and coauthors created 2 new depression measures to explore whether sex disparities in depression rates disappear when alternative symptoms are considered in the place of, or in addition to, more conventional depression symptoms.