JCP Weekly February 13, 2018

Original Research

Temperament Profiles and Character Development

Adventurous and explosive temperament profiles have been associated with antisocial and borderline personality disorders. This analysis of over 2,000 participants in the Young Finns study looks at whether these temperaments were linked to development of immature character over a 15-year follow-up, and whether social support and attachment security might modify these relationships.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m11587 | Posted: 02/13/2018

Original Research

Antipsychotic Prescriptions in Outpatients With MDD

Because recent research supports the effectiveness of antipsychotics in nonresponsive major depressive disorder, examining national prescribing trends for these drugs in MDD is a timely topic. Using data from the 2006–2015 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, this study reports on which antipsychotics are being prescribed and the percentages of patients that are receiving them.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m11970 | Posted: 02/13/2018

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