Editor-in-Chief: John M. Oldham, MD
ISSN: 1527-4160
Online ISSN: 1528-1145
Frequency: 6 issues / year
Impact Factor: 1.349
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Childhood ADHD: A Stepped Diagnosis Approach
BATSTRA, LAURA PhD; NIEWEG, EDO H. MD; PIJL, SIPJAN PhD; VAN TOL, DONALD G. PhD; HADDERS-ALGRA, MIJNA MD, PhD 

  • Although little is known about the safety and efficacy of concomitant use of two or more psychotropic agents in children and adolescents, psychotropic polypharmacy is becoming increasingly common in outpatient practice.16,17

Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Patients Who Experience Partial Response to Citalopram: Secondary Analysis of STAR*D
DENNEHY, ELLEN B. PhD; MARANGELL, LAUREN B. MD; MARTINEZ, JAMES MD; BALASUBRAMANI, G.K. PhD; WISNIEWSKI, STEPHEN R. PhD

  • While the clinical importance of failure to remit in major depressive disorder (MDD) has been reviewed elsewhere,6,10,11 in brief, the adverse clinical consequences include an increased risk of relapse,12,13 continued functional impairment,10 and associated cost burdens.6 Inadequate or partial response is also associated with increased overall mortality, including mortality from general medical conditions11 and increased risk for suicide.14

Dysfunctional Cognitions about Sleep in Psychiatric Patients
HUTHWAITE, MARK MB; MILLER, HELEN MBChB; MCCARTNEY, JUDITH BPharm; ROMANS, SARAH MD

  • Little has been written about the views of patients with psychiatric illness toward their sleep and the extent to which dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes may play a role in the maintenance of sleep disturbances in this particular population.

QTc Prolongation with Antipsychotics: Is Routine ECG Monitoring Recommended?
SHAH, ASIM A. MD; AFTAB, MBBS, AWAIS; COVERDALE, JOHN MD, MEd.

  • Our overall goal is to provide clinically practical guidelines, justified by evidence, for psychiatrists across all clinical settings (inpatient, outpatient, and consultation-liaison) for monitoring QTc intervals.

Gambling and the Onset of Comorbid Mental Disorders: A Longitudinal Study Evaluating Severity and Specific Symptoms
PARHAMI, IMAN MD, MPH; MOJTABAI, RAMIN MD, PhD, MPH; ROSENTHAL, RICHARD J. MD; AFIFI, TRACIE O. PhD; FONG, TIMOTHY W. MD

  • This study will assess the association between different gambling levels, including less severe gambling behavior, and specific gambling symptoms and the onset of comorbid psychiatric disorders.
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