Rekkas et al investigate whether monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) total distribution volume (VT), an index of MAO-A density, is elevated in women of perimenopausal age (41-51 years). Epperson et al provide commentary in a related editorial.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of N-acetylcysteine in short-term treatment of skin-picking disorder.
This study examines the role of microRNAs in the context of genetic variation associated with schizophrenia.
This cross-sectional imaging study identifies the effects of prenatal polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure on brain structure and assesses the cognitive and behavioral correlates of those abnormalities in school-age children.
Khandaker et al test the hypothesis that higher serum levels of interleukin 6 and C-reactive protein in childhood would increase future risks for depression and psychosis.
Goh and colleagues assess brain lactate in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and typically developing controls using high-resolution, multiplanar spectroscopic imaging, and map the distribution of lactate in the brains of individuals with autism spectrum disorder, assessing correlations of elevated brain lactate with age, autism subtype, and intellectual ability.
Crump and coauthors examine the physical health effects of bipolar disorder using outpatient and
inpatient data for a national population.