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ADHD Medications Compared for Efficacy, Tolerability in Children and Adults

The 7 treatments included in the study were amphetamines (including lisdexamfetamine), atomoxetine, bupropion, clonidine, guanfacine, methylphenidate, and modafinil.

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Short Form of Geriatric Depression Scale May Be Useful Assessment Tool Across Adult Lifespan

The GDS-15 uses short sentences and a yes/no format, which is easier for patients who are struggling with depression, fatigue, or cognitive impairment to tolerate.

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First-Episode Drug-Naive Patients With Schizophrenia More Likely to Attempt Suicide

Researchers found a suicide attempt rate of 12.0% in first-episode, drug-naïve inpatients.

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Associated With Reduced Brain Volume

Investigators compare brain changes in PTSD because they could be associated with the comorbid major depressive disorder rather than the diagnosis of PTSD.

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Disease Specific Variables Effecting Quality of Life in First-Episode Psychosis

Quality of life has emerged as an important factor for research because it may be valuable to measure treatment outcomes.