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May 2012 (Vol. 24, No. 2)



Editorial
Making an impact on clinical practice
Donald W. Black, MD

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Original Research
Validation of a diagnostic screening blood test for bipolar disorder
Douglas B. Woodruff, MD; Rif S. El-Mallakh, MD; Alagu P. Thiruvengadam, PhD

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 Waiting room crowding and agitation in a dedicated psychiatric emergency service
Rif S. El-Mallakh, MD; Amanda Whiteley, MD; Tanya Wozniak, MD; McCray Ashby, MD; Shawn Brown, MD; Danya Colbert-Trowel, MD; Tammy Pennington, MD; Michael Thompson, MD; Rokeya Tasnin, MD; Christina L. Terrell, MD

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Open-label pilot study of memantine in the treatment of compulsive buying
Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH; Brian L. Odlaug, BA; Marc Mooney, PhD; Robert O’Brien, BA; Suck Won Kim, MD

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 Adult antisocial syndrome with comorbid borderline pathology: Association with severe childhood conduct disorder
Rick Howard, PhD; Nick Huband, PhD; Conor Duggan, PhD, FRCPsych

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Recovery of cognitive functioning in patients with co-occurring bipolar disorder and alcohol dependence during early remission from an acute mood episode
Boaz Levy, PhD; Emily Manove, JD; Roger D. Weiss, MD

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Review Articles
Managing medical and psychiatric comorbidity in individuals with major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder
Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC; Michael Rosenbluth, MD, FRCPC; Rajamannar Ramasubbu, MD, FRCPC, MSc; David J. Bond, MD, FRCPC; Valerie H. Taylor, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Ayal Schaffer, MD, FRCPC

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 Serotonin syndrome vs neuroleptic malignant syndrome: A contrast of causes, diagnoses, and management
Paul J. Perry, PhD; Courtney A. Wilborn, PharmD

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Letters to the Editor
Lorazepam withdrawal- induced catatonia
James J. Amos, MD

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 Case report of anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome complicated by a concomitant atypical pneumonia
Roza Chaireti, MD

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Differential diagnosis of tardive dyskinesia in an older woman taking antipsychotic medication
David Kelly, BM, BS, FRANZCP, FaChAM; Shane Gill, BMBS, FRANZCP, Dip. Psychother; Patrick Clarke, MBBS, FRANZCP; Cassandra Burton, B Psych. (Hons); Cherrie Galletly, MBChB, DPM, FRANZCP, PhD

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 Does alexithymia differ in combat veterans of different eras with posttraumatic stress disorder?
Roy R. Reeves, DO, PhD; Roy H. Hart, MD; Randy S. Burke, PhD; Amee J. Epler, PhD; Judith A. Lyons, PhD

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Book Reviews
The Insanity Offense. How America’s Failure to Treat the Seriously Mentally Ill Endangers its Citizens
Richard Balon, MD

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 The Life of the Heroin User. Typical Beginning, Trajectories and Outcomes
Richard Balon, MD

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Impulse Control Disorders
James Allen Wilcox, DO, PhD

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 The Psychiatric Report. Principles and Practice of Forensic Writing
Richard Balon, MD

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Anxiety Disorders: Theory, Research and Clinical Perspectives
James Allen Wilcox, DO, PhD

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Books Received
Books Received

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Instructions to Authors
Instructions to Authors

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