JCP Weekly December 11, 2018

Original Research

Acupuncture for Sleep in Mild TBI and PTSD Veterans

When sleep escapes you, it’s hard to escape the pervasive feelings that accompany exhaustion. If improving sleep hygiene doesn’t work, can resetting one’s qi help? This sham-controlled trial tests acupuncture for its short- and long-term effects. 

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.18m12235 | Posted: 12/11/2018

Original Research

Caregiver Burden in PANS

Pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric disorder (PANS) is characterized by abrupt onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder and/or food restriction with 2 or more similarly debilitating neuropsychiatric symptoms. Read this article to learn about caregiver burden with this disorder and how it may change over time.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m12091 | Posted: 12/11/2018

Clinical and Practical Psychopharmacology

How to Read a Research Paper: An Exercise in Critical Thinking

Tamsulosin, used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, was associated in a recent study with an increase in the risk of incident dementia. In this installment of his column, Dr Andrade uses that study as a point of departure to show ways in which readers can think more critically about study methodology when interpreting results.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.18f12660 | Posted: 12/11/2018

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