JCP Weekly March 13, 2018

Original Research

Treating Complicated Grief in Suicide Loss Survivors

Because suicide loss survivors are susceptible to developing complicated grief, identifying effective treatments for suicide loss survivors with complicated grief is crucial. Read this article to learn if adding complicated grief therapy to medication treatment improved outcomes in suicide-bereaved individuals.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m11592 | Posted: 03/13/2018

Original Research

SIB, Pain Reactivity, and β-Endorphin in Autism

Although some studies suggest that excessive brain opioid activity may affect or even determine the pathogenesis of autism, discrepancies exist between results of individual studies. Read this article to learn if a relationship was found between β-endorphin levels self-injurious behaviors or pain reactivity patients with in autism.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.16m10889 | Posted: 03/13/2018

Original Research

Naltrexone Mitigates Stimulant-Induced Euphoria

While stimulants are the mainstay of ADHD treatment, their use is marred by concerns about substance abuse. This study involving  37 adults with ADHD looks at whether naltrexone might reduce euphoric effects of these drugs, thereby reducing their abuse potential.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m11609 | Posted: 03/13/2018

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