Prevalence of substance use disorder comorbidity among individuals with eating disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Comparative efficacy of racemic ketamine and esketamine for depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
ECT beyond unipolar major depression: systematic review and meta‐analysis of electroconvulsive therapy in bipolar depression
- A. Bahji, E. Hawken, Amir Ali Sepehry, C. Cabrera, G. Vázquez
- PsychologyActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica
- 16 December 2018
In this systematic review and meta‐analysis, the response, remission, and speed of response in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder in depressive episode (BDD) receiving…
Efficacy of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Endocarditis in the setting of IDU: multidisciplinary management
Infective endocarditis secondary to IDU remains a medical and surgical challenge with dismal outcomes and is advocated for a multidisciplinary team-based approach including psychiatry, infectious disease, cardiology, cardiac surgery and social services.
Efficacy and Tolerability of Combination Treatments for Major Depression: Antidepressants plus Second-Generation Antipsychotics vs. Esketamine vs. Lithium
- G. Vázquez, A. Bahji, J. Undurraga, L. Tondo, R. Baldessarini
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of Psychopharmacology
- 9 July 2021
Several modern antipsychotics and esketamine appeared to be useful adjuncts to antidepressants for acute major depressive episodes, but lithium was somewhat more effective and better tolerated.
Comparative efficacy and tolerability of pharmacological treatments for the treatment of acute bipolar depression: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Prevalence of Cannabis Withdrawal Symptoms Among People With Regular or Dependent Use of Cannabinoids
- A. Bahji, Callum Stephenson, Richard Tyo, E. Hawken, D. Seitz
- Medicine, PsychologyJAMA Network Open
- 1 April 2020
Cannabis withdrawal syndrome appears to be common among regular users of cannabis, particularly those in outpatient and inpatient settings and individuals with substance use disorders; clinicians should be aware of the high prevalence of cannabis withdrawal syndrome to counsel patients and support individuals who are reducing their use of cannabis.
Reduction in mortality risk with opioid agonist therapy: a systematic review and meta‐analysis
- A. Bahji, B. Cheng, S. Gray, H. Stuart
- Medicine, PsychologyActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica
- 1 October 2019
There is significant uncertainty about the risks of cause‐specific mortality in and out of treatment, but effective opioid agonist therapies can greatly improve the quality of life of individuals with opioid use disorder.
International Perspectives on the Implications of Cannabis Legalization: A Systematic Review & Thematic Analysis
A systematic review synthesizes recent international literature on the clinical and public health implications of cannabis legalization and emphasizes the potential to eradicate the marijuana black market, improve quality and safety control, increase tax revenues, and improve the availability of medical cannabis.