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American Journal of Psychiatry

  • Volume 175
  • Number 4
  • April 2018

Editorials

Treatment in Psychiatry

Images in Psychiatry

Reviews and Overviews

Publication date: 15 December 2017

Pages316–326

Emil Kraepelin’s psychiatric nosology, proposed in the 5th and 6th editions of his textbook published in 1896 and 1899, did not quickly gain worldwide acceptance, but was instead met with substantial and sustained criticism. The authors review critiques ...

https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17070730

Articles

Publication date: 17 November 2017

Pages336–342

Objective:The purpose of this study was to assess the relative risk of suicide attempt and suicide in users of hormonal contraception.Method:The authors assessed associations between hormonal contraceptive use and suicide attempt and suicide in a ...

https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17060616

Publication date: 28 November 2017

Pages343–350

Objective:The authors investigated the rates of conversion to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder after a substance-induced psychosis, as well as risk factors for conversion.Method:All patient information was extracted from the Danish Civil Registration ...

https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17020223

Publication date: 28 November 2017

Pages351–358

Objective:The authors sought to characterize the symptoms of patients later hospitalized for psychotic disorders in primary mental health outpatient settings, and to investigate whether these symptoms can be used to predict later onset of psychotic ...

https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.16121384

Publication date: 17 November 2017

Pages359–369

Objective:Neuroimaging studies show structural differences in both cortical and subcortical brain regions in children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with healthy subjects. Findings are inconsistent, however, and it is unclear how ...

https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17010100

Letters to the Editor

Book Forum

Books Received

Disclosure of Editors’ Financial Relationships

Correction

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