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A nationwide cohort study of oral and depot antipsychotics after first hospitalization for schizophrenia.
TLDR
Use of depot antipsychotics was associated with a significantly lower risk of rehospitalization than use of oral formulations of the same compounds, and clozapine and olanzapine were associated with more favorable outcomes.
Specific major mental disorders and criminality: a 26-year prospective study of the 1966 northern Finland birth cohort.
TLDR
The results indicate that the risk of criminal behavior was significantly higher among subjects with psychotic disorders, even though the socioeconomic status of the childhood family was controlled.
Mental disorders and homicidal behavior in Finland.
TLDR
Homicidal behavior in a country with a relatively low crime rate appears to have a statistical association with some specific mental disorders classified according to DSM-III-R classifications.
Quantitative MRI of the hippocampus and amygdala in severe depression
TLDR
This quantitative MRI study provides support for a possible association between structural and biochemical substrates and severe drug-resistant major depression.
Effectiveness of antipsychotic treatments in a nationwide cohort of patients in community care after first hospitalisation due to schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: observational follow-up
TLDR
Patients treated with perphenazine depot, clozapine, or olanzapine have a substantially lower risk of rehospitalisation or discontinuation of their initial treatment than do patients treated with haloperidol, and the effectiveness of first and second generation antipsychotics varies greatly in the community.
A comparison of aripiprazole, methylphenidate, and placebo for amphetamine dependence.
TLDR
Methylphenidate is an effective treatment for reducing intravenous drug use in patients with severe amphetamine dependence and should be considered as a treatment for nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Cortex and amygdala morphology in psychopathy
Association between low activity serotonin transporter promoter genotype and early onset alcoholism with habitual impulsive violent behavior
TLDR
The results suggest that the 5-HTT ‘S’ promoter polymorphism is associated with an increased risk for early onset alcoholism associated with antisocial personality disorder and impulsive, habitually violent behavior.
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