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American Journal of Psychiatry

  • Volume 175
  • Number 4
  • April 2018


Treatment in Psychiatry

Images in Psychiatry

Reviews and Overviews

Publication date: 15 December 2017


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 ...


Publication date: 17 November 2017


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 ...

Publication date: 28 November 2017


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 ...

Publication date: 28 November 2017


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 ...

Publication date: 17 November 2017


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 ...

Letters to the Editor

Book Forum

Books Received

Disclosure of Editors’ Financial Relationships


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