We have included two recent abstracts pertaining to suicide. The first from the U.S. is about a new approach to risk with a focus on prevention rather than prediction. The second from Denmark addresses the ongoing controversy about SSRI..
Sarah Payne MD Bullying is a pervasive problem that affects many children and youth, especially with its extension into the cyberworld in recent years. Increasing numbers of studies have been published documenting the impact of bullying..
This month we include two recent meta-analyses of short-term dynamic psychotherapies. The first comes from a group based in Stockholm Sweden reporting on the efficacy of Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapies- EDT. EDTs operate within the..
There has been recent concern about the possible neuropsychiatric impact of the anti-malarial drug mefloquine on Canadian soldiers deployed overseas. Below are abstracts of recently published international studies on this important topic..
In the December 2016 issue of JPR we feature recent abstracts relating to Clozapine. The first abstract is from a group in Brisbane Australia who found that Clozapine is superior for the treatment of positive symptoms in refractory schizophren..
January 2017 Volume 2 Number 3 In this issue of the Journal we have selected abstracts relating to the important topic of patient safety and residents’ ability to report adverse events and their feelings about adequate supervision. We ha..
Vol 2 # 4 In this edition of the journal we call attention to the accumulating evidence that Abilify/aripiprazole can cause tardive dyskinesia. This contrasts with early claims by the manufacturer that such risks were minimal (Berman; M..
Vol 2 # 5 Traitement des etats de stress post-traumatique par un antagoniste alpha-1-adrenergique, la prazosine: une revue des etudes d’evaluation. Simon P, Rousseau P. Can J Psychiatry, 62 issue: 3, 186-198 March 2017 Abstract This review..
Vol 2 #6 In September 2016, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released its updated Policy on Ableism and Discrimination based on Disability. The new policy sets out information about the role of medical documentation in the work accom..
VOL 2 #7 Resting state functional connectivity in women with bipolar disorder during clinical remission. Syan SK(1,)(2), Minuzzi L(1,)(2,)(3,)(4), Smith M(4), Allega OR(1,)(2), Hall GB(1,)(5), Frey BN(1,)(2,)(3,)(4). &nb..