This Viewpoint discusses advancement in the laws regarding the recruitment of involuntarily committed patients and makes suggestions for improvement in the future.
This multicenter, prospective cohort study provides support for the deleterious effect of elevated amyloid-β levels on cognitive function in preclinical Alzheimer disease.
This cross-sectional study conducted in 18 countries reports significant inverse associations between subjective social status and numerous DSM-IV mental disorders.
Bernert et al examine the relative independent risk for suicide associated with poor subjective sleep quality in a population-based study of older adults during a 10-year observation period. Four hundred controls were matched to 20 suicide decedents. Primary measures included the Sleep Quality Index, a depression scale, and vital statistics.
This Viewpoint opposes adoption of the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative to replace categorical with dimensional diagnoses.
This Viewpoint argues that a valid diagnosis of mental health disorders is a developing process based on accumulating evidence rather than a fixed goal, and a physician should use all resources available: both dimensional and categorical, both DSM and Research Domain Criteria.