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.
This case-control study examines whether mortality increases in elderly patients with dementia who receive antipsychotic medications.
This pharmacoepidemiology study examines associations between first-trimester antipsychotic exposure and risk for overall congenital and cardiac malformations among children born to women enrolled in Medicaid.
This observational study examines the use of glucose and lipid testing in Medicaid patients receiving antipsychotic therapy.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effects of deep brain stimulation in patients with treatment-resistant depression and, in a crossover design, compares active and sham phases for possible detection of placebo effects.
This meta-analysis uses 4 operational categories of brief psychotic episodes to look at the risk of recurrence of psychoses after a patient experiences a brief psychotic first episode.
This nested case-control study reports a substantially increased risk for nonaffective psychotic disorder and bipolar disorder in individuals with an early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Lopes and colleagues aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of gamma ventral capsulotomy for intractable obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial.