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Genetic Influences on Autism Spectrum Disorders

Genetic Influences on Autism Spectrum Disorders

New technologies and methodological approaches are starting to elucidate the relationship between DNA and complex human behavior.

Marriage May Protect Against Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder

Marriage May Protect Against Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder

A direct causal link has been established between marital status and lower risk for development of alcohol use disorder.

Discussing Suicide With Maria Oquendo, MD, APA President-Elect

Discussing Suicide With Maria Oquendo, MD, APA President-Elect

Maria Oquendo, MD, president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association, discusses her goals for the association.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Effective for Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Effective for Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Findings from 2 studies establish transcranial magnetic stimulation as a safe, effective and durable treatment option.

Immune Activation and Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia

Immune Activation and Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia

Study provides further evidence for the effects of inflammation on executive function in patients with schizophrenia.

Childhood Trauma, Not Impulsivity, Linked With Suicide Attempts

Childhood Trauma, Not Impulsivity, Linked With Suicide Attempts

These findings contradict previous data that impulsivity is a risk factor for suicide attempts.

Long-Term Use More Likely With Opioids vs NSAIDs for Low Back Pain

Long-Term Use More Likely With Opioids vs NSAIDs for Low Back Pain

Researchers identified patterns of opioid and NSAID use among patients with low back pain.

Factors Influencing ADHD Persistence Into Adulthood Identified

Factors Influencing ADHD Persistence Into Adulthood Identified

More than 50% of youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder will have persistence of the condition into adulthood.

Advanced Maternal Age Associated With Increased Odds of OCD in Offspring

Advanced Maternal Age Associated With Increased Odds of OCD in Offspring

There is a greater risk of OCD in children born to older mothers but not older fathers.

Study Identifies Barriers to Prevention for Depression

Study Identifies Barriers to Prevention for Depression

Nearly one-fifth of adolescents will have experienced a major depressive episode by the time they reach adulthood.