JCP Weekly January 21, 2020

Clinical and Practical Psychopharmacology

Considering a Study on ARBs and Suicide Risk

In this month’s column, Dr Andrade discusses a recent study suggesting that angiotensin receptor blockers are associated with suicide risk. This critical examination of the study will help readers understand its design and limitations.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.20f13238 | Posted: 01/21/2020

Original Research

Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression

What characteristics affect patients’ risk for postpartum depression? In what time frame is the risk greatest? Dr Johansen and colleagues analyzed a large US cohort to answer these questions. Find their results in this CME journal article.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.19m12929 | Posted: 01/21/2020


Exercise for Late-Life Depression

Evidence for an effect of exercise on depression in older adults is scant and heterogeneous. This meta-analysis included trials with a specific exercise dose and assessed sources of heterogeneity—read the article to see if an effect of exercise was found.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.19r12877 | Posted: 01/21/2020

Original Research

Subthreshold PTSD in the Second Decade After 9/11

Subthreshold posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may lead to symptoms and functional impairment comparable to those of full PTSD. This study examined the burden of subthreshold PTSD in World Trade Center responders more than a decade after 9/11.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.19m12881 | Posted: 01/21/2020


Thank You to JCP Peer Reviewers

This brief editorial recognizes peer reviewers for JCP in 2019 and emphasizes the importance of being a peer reviewer and of mentoring others to do so.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.19ed13204 | Posted: 01/21/2020

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