Volume 77 • 2016 • Number 3
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Letters to the Editor
Clinical and Practical Psychopharmacology
Your patients with significant histories of aggression may have latent toxoplasmosis parasite infection. The authors of this study explore the relationship between the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, changes in brain chemistry, and increased aggressive behavior.
This study points out a dangerous trend—more and more young adults are abusing stimulant medications used to treat ADHD. Is this connected to an increase in prescriptions? Are there more stimulant-related emergency department visits? Read on to find out.
Read about Lori Altshuler's life and how she effected psychiatry throughout her life.
Focus on Addiction
Efficacy of Topiramate in the Treatment of Crack Cocaine Dependence: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Read our full randomized control trial to assess the efficacy of topiramate in the treatment of crack cocaine dependence.
Late-Life Exacerbation of PTSD Symptoms in US Veterans: Results From the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study
Do you see patients who are older military veterans? Did you know that some experience exacerbated posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, possibly decades after their trauma? Read this journal CME activity to find out about the prevalence and determinants of PTSD exacerbations in older age.