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April 2014, Vol 71, No. 4, Pages 345-456

In This Issue of JAMA Psychiatry


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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):345-347. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2721

Independent Research by Early Investigators: An Underutilized Option

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):357-358. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4370

Blazer discusses independent research by early investigators.

Access to Treatment for Opioid Dependence in Rural America: Challenges and Future Directions

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):359-360. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4450
Art and Images in Psychiatry

The Last Supper (Dove): Andy Warhol

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):350-351. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2723

Neurocognitive Growth Charts and Psychosis: Is the Relationship Predictive?

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):361-362. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4640

Toward Understanding the Functional Relevance of White Matter Deficits in Bipolar Disorder

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):362-364. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4638

Melatonin Prophylaxis in Delirium: Panacea or Paradigm Shift?

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):364-365. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4532
Original Investigation

Neurocognitive Growth Charting in Psychosis Spectrum Youths

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):366-374. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4190

Gur et al examine neurocognitive age and compare typically developing participants with psychosis spectrum participants. Cannon provides commentary in a related editorial.

Multisystem Component Phenotypes of Bipolar Disorder for Genetic Investigations of Extended Pedigrees

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):375-387. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4100

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.

A Multicenter Tractography Study of Deep White Matter Tracts in Bipolar I Disorder: Psychotic Features and Interhemispheric Disconnectivity

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):388-396. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4513

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.

Preventive Effects of Ramelteon on Delirium: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):397-403. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.3320

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.

Use of Hospital-Based Services Among Young Adults With Behavioral Health Diagnoses Before and After Health Insurance Expansions

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):404-411. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.3972

Meara and colleagues evaluated the association between health insurance coverage expansions and use of hospital-based care among young adults with behavioral health diagnoses.

Synergistic Effects of Ischemia and β-Amyloid Burden on Cognitive Decline in Patients With Subcortical Vascular Mild Cognitive Impairment

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):412-422. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4506

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.

Assessment of Plasma C-Reactive Protein as a Biomarker of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Risk

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):423-431. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4374

Eraly et al evaluate whether plasma concentration of the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein helps to predict posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms.

Paternal Age at Childbearing and Offspring Psychiatric and Academic Morbidity

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):432-438. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4525

D’Onofrio and coauthors examine the associations between advancing paternal age at childbearing and offspring morbidity.

Peer Deviance, Parental Divorce, and Genetic Risk in the Prediction of Drug Abuse in a Nationwide Swedish Sample: Evidence of Environment-Environment and Gene-Environment Interaction

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):439-445. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4166

Kendler and coauthors examine how strongly peer deviance increases the risk of drug abuse.

Relationship Between Stressfulness of Claiming for Injury Compensation and Long-term Recovery: A Prospective Cohort Study

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):446-453. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4023

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.

Neuroscience and Psychiatry

Epigenetic Mechanisms of Depression

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):454-456. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4291
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JAMA Psychiatry

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71(4):348. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2722