JCP Weekly May 21, 2019

Original Research

Sex and Pubertal Status Moderate ADHD and Depression

Despite the high risk for depression, not all youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder develop a mood disorder. Which children are at highest risk? How does early or late puberty affect the risk?

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.18m12548 | Posted: 05/21/2019

Clinical and Practical Psychopharmacology

Anti-Inflammatory Treatments for Depression

According to a recent meta-analysis, anti-inflammatory drugs like NSAIDs and statins have an antidepressant effect as well. But do the flaws in the analysis undermine its findings? Dr Andrade takes a closer look at this intriguing study.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.19f12907 | Posted: 05/21/2019

Original Research

Benzodiazepine Monotherapy in Patients With Depression

Although depression guidelines discourage monotherapy with benzodiazepines, patients with depression continue to receive benzodiazepine monotherapy. This study evaluates the prevalence and predictors of benzodiazepine in depressed patients.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.18m12588 | Posted: 05/21/2019

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