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VOLUME 13, ISSUE 5–6, MAY–JUNE 2016

Editor’s Message and May–June 2016 Issue Highlights

Editor’s Message and May–June 2016 Issue Highlights

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the May–June 2016 issue of Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience. I am pleased to start the issue with the first of a series of articles we’ll be publishing that will explore the emerging field of digital medicine and how innovative technology can improve patient outcomes in the field of neuroscience. I am […]

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Digital Suicide Prevention: Can Technology Become a Game-changer?

Digital Suicide Prevention: Can Technology Become a Game-changer?

by Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD; Ned Sahin, PhD; and Amir Kalali, MD Dr. Vahabzadeh is Director of Digital Health, Brain Power, in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Innovation Officer at Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Sahin is Chief Science Officer at Brain Power and Associate […]

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Physician Prescribing Practices of Vitamin D in a Psychiatric Hospital

Physician Prescribing Practices of Vitamin D in a Psychiatric Hospital

by Kimberly B. Mulcahy, PharmD; Eileen Trigoboff, RN, DNS; Lewis Opler, MD, PhD; and Tammie Lee Demler, BS, PharmD, MBA Drs. Trigoboff, Demler, and Mulcahy are with Buffalo Psychiatric Center, New York State Office of Mental Health, and State University of New York, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Buffalo, New York; […]

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Prolactin Levels  After Switching to Paliperidone Palmitate in Patients with Schizophrenia

Prolactin Levels After Switching to Paliperidone Palmitate in Patients with Schizophrenia

by Masaru Nakamura, MD, PhD; Takahiko Nagamine, MD, PhD; Goro Sato, MD, PhD; and Kazue Besho, Phc Dr. Nakamura is with the Department of Psychiatric Internal Medicine, Kosekai-Kusatsu Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan; Dr. Nagamine is with the Department of Psychiatric Internal Medicine, Shinseikai-Ishii Memorial Hospital, Iwakuni, Japan; Dr. Sato is with the Department of Psychiatry, Kosekai-Kusatsu […]

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The Standard for Clinicians’ Interview in Psychiatry (SCIP):  A Clinician-administered Tool with Categorical, Dimensional, and Numeric Output— Conceptual Development, Design, and Description of the SCIP

The Standard for Clinicians’ Interview in Psychiatry (SCIP): A Clinician-administered Tool with Categorical, Dimensional, and Numeric Output— Conceptual Development, Design, and Description of the SCIP

by Ahmed Aboraya, MD, DrPh; Henry Nasrallah, MD; Srinivas Muvvala, MD, MPH; Ahmed El-Missiry, MD, MRCPsych, IFAPA; Hader Mansour, MD, PhD; Cheryl Hill, MD PhD; Daniel Elswick, MD; and Elizabeth C. Price, PhD Dr. Aboraya is Chief of Psychiatry at William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at West Virginia School of Osteopathic […]

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Editor’s Message and Issue Highlights

Editor’s Message and Issue Highlights

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the March–April 2016 issue of Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience (ICNS). Attitudes regarding marijuana use have changed dramatically over the past 50-plus years in the United States. According to data from the Pew Research Center, support for the legalization of marijuana has gone from 12 percent of the American population in favor […]

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Why Not Pot? A Review of the Brain-based Risks of Cannabis

Why Not Pot? A Review of the Brain-based Risks of Cannabis

by Kai MacDonald, MD, and Katherine Pappas, BA Dr. MacDonald and Ms. Pappas are with UC San Diego Psychiatry, San Diego, CA, USA Innov Clin Neurosci. 2016;13(3–4):13–22 Funding: Dr. MacDonald’s work is sponsored in part by the Goodenough Neuroscience Research Fund. Financial disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of […]

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Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy?

Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy?

by Murali K. Kolikonda, MD; Kavitha Srinivasan, MD; Manasa Enja, MD; Vishwanath Sagi, MD; and Steven Lippmann, MD Drs. Kolikonda and Sagi are from the Department of Neurology, Dr. Srinivasan is from the Clinical Translational Research Support Unit, and Drs. Enja and Lippmann are from the Department of Psychiatry, University of Louisville School of Medicine, […]

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Hot Topics in Pain Management

Hot Topics in Pain Management

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Editor’s Message and Issue Highlights, January–February 2016

Editor’s Message and Issue Highlights, January–February 2016

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the January–February 2016 issue of Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience. We start this issue with the article “Erectile Dysfunction in Individuals with Neurologic Disability: A Hospital-based Cross-sectional Study,” by Calabró et al. Here, the investigators evaluated the prevalence and causes of erectile dysfunction in a group of hospital inpatients suffering from neurologic […]

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ASPECT-R—A Tool to Rate the Pragmatic and Explanatory Characteristics of a Clinical Trial Design

ASPECT-R—A Tool to Rate the Pragmatic and Explanatory Characteristics of a Clinical Trial Design

by Larry D. Alphs, MD, PhD, and Cynthia A. Bossie, PhD Drs. Alphs and Bossie are with Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Titusville, New Jersey, USA. Innov Clin Neurosci. 2016;13(1–2):15–26 Funding: Financial support provided by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC. Financial Disclosures: Drs. Alphs and Bossie are full-time employees of Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC. Key Words: ASPECT-R, […]

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THE NEUROSCIENCE REPORT

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 44 (July 19, 2016): What’s Hot in Neuroimaging?

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 44 (July 19, 2016): What’s Hot in Neuroimaging?

The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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The Neuroscience Report—Volume 43 (June 25, 2016): Medical Marijuana in Neuroscience

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 43 (June 25, 2016): Medical Marijuana in Neuroscience

The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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The Neuroscience Report—Volume 42 (June 13, 2016): Neuroethics

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 42 (June 13, 2016): Neuroethics

The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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The Neuroscience Report—Volume 41 (May 20, 2016): Human Brain vs. Artificial Intelligence

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 41 (May 20, 2016): Human Brain vs. Artificial Intelligence

The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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The Neuroscience Report—Volume 40 (May 6, 2016): Anti-addiction Medications

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 40 (May 6, 2016): Anti-addiction Medications

The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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The Neuroscience Report—Volume 39 (April 11, 2016): Rapid-acting Antidepressants

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 39 (April 11, 2016): Rapid-acting Antidepressants

The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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Hot Topics in Drug Development

Hot Topics in Drug Development

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Hot Topics in Pain Management

Hot Topics in Pain Management

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Current Trends in Epilepsy Management

Current Trends in Epilepsy Management

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Supplement to Nov-Dec 2015 Issue: Abstracts of  Poster Presentations: CNS Summit 2015

Supplement to Nov-Dec 2015 Issue: Abstracts of Poster Presentations: CNS Summit 2015

October 7–11, 2015 Boca Raton, Florida Innov Clin Neurosci. 2015;12(11–12 Suppl C):3–17 CNS Drug Compounds Synthesis of carnitine analogues for inhibition of carnitine palmitoyltransferase Presenters: Bornstein J, Garneau-Tsodikova S Affiliations: University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute Background: Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) carries a markedly elevated risk of cerebrovascular disease. Carnitine plays a key role transporting […]

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Supplement to May–June 2015 Issue: CNS Summit 2014 Abstracts of  Poster Presentations

Supplement to May–June 2015 Issue: CNS Summit 2014 Abstracts of Poster Presentations

Innov Clin Neurosci. 2015;12(5–6 Suppl B):3–19 Click here to access the e-Edition, a digital replica of the printed version. CNS Drug Compounds/Therapies/Devices Long-acting injectable antipsychotics (LAIs) in outpatient treatment of DMS-IV-R schizophrenia Presenters: Bellnier T, Patil K, Ortega T, Seeger G Affiliations: SUNY University at Buffalo, GPI Clinical Research Background: The treatment of schizophrenia with […]

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CLICK HERE TO ACCESS E-EDITION PDFs can be downloaded and printed from the e-Editions. Click on the above issue issue, find the article, then click on the print command. For archived e-editions, click on the image above, then click on the folder icon at the top of the window.

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The Neuroscience Report—Volume 44 (July 19, 2016): What’s Hot in Neuroimaging?

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 44 (July 19, 2016): What’s Hot in Neuroimaging?

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The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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The Neuroscience Report—Volume 43 (June 25, 2016): Medical Marijuana in Neuroscience

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 43 (June 25, 2016): Medical Marijuana in Neuroscience

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The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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The Neuroscience Report—Volume 42 (June 13, 2016): Neuroethics

The Neuroscience Report—Volume 42 (June 13, 2016): Neuroethics

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The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s […]

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Editor’s Message and May–June 2016 Issue Highlights

Editor’s Message and May–June 2016 Issue Highlights

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Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the May–June 2016 issue of Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience. I am pleased to start the issue with the first of a series of articles we’ll be publishing that will explore the emerging field of digital medicine and how innovative technology can improve patient outcomes in the field of neuroscience. I am […]

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Digital Suicide Prevention: Can Technology Become a Game-changer?

Digital Suicide Prevention: Can Technology Become a Game-changer?

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by Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD; Ned Sahin, PhD; and Amir Kalali, MD Dr. Vahabzadeh is Director of Digital Health, Brain Power, in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Innovation Officer at Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Sahin is Chief Science Officer at Brain Power and Associate […]

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Physician Prescribing Practices of Vitamin D in a Psychiatric Hospital

Physician Prescribing Practices of Vitamin D in a Psychiatric Hospital

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by Kimberly B. Mulcahy, PharmD; Eileen Trigoboff, RN, DNS; Lewis Opler, MD, PhD; and Tammie Lee Demler, BS, PharmD, MBA Drs. Trigoboff, Demler, and Mulcahy are with Buffalo Psychiatric Center, New York State Office of Mental Health, and State University of New York, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Buffalo, New York; […]

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Prolactin Levels  After Switching to Paliperidone Palmitate in Patients with Schizophrenia

Prolactin Levels After Switching to Paliperidone Palmitate in Patients with Schizophrenia

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by Masaru Nakamura, MD, PhD; Takahiko Nagamine, MD, PhD; Goro Sato, MD, PhD; and Kazue Besho, Phc Dr. Nakamura is with the Department of Psychiatric Internal Medicine, Kosekai-Kusatsu Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan; Dr. Nagamine is with the Department of Psychiatric Internal Medicine, Shinseikai-Ishii Memorial Hospital, Iwakuni, Japan; Dr. Sato is with the Department of Psychiatry, Kosekai-Kusatsu […]

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The Standard for Clinicians’ Interview in Psychiatry (SCIP):  A Clinician-administered Tool with Categorical, Dimensional, and Numeric Output— Conceptual Development, Design, and Description of the SCIP

The Standard for Clinicians’ Interview in Psychiatry (SCIP): A Clinician-administered Tool with Categorical, Dimensional, and Numeric Output— Conceptual Development, Design, and Description of the SCIP

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by Ahmed Aboraya, MD, DrPh; Henry Nasrallah, MD; Srinivas Muvvala, MD, MPH; Ahmed El-Missiry, MD, MRCPsych, IFAPA; Hader Mansour, MD, PhD; Cheryl Hill, MD PhD; Daniel Elswick, MD; and Elizabeth C. Price, PhD Dr. Aboraya is Chief of Psychiatry at William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at West Virginia School of Osteopathic […]

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Remission of Psychosis in Treatment-resistant Schizophrenia Following a Seizure:  A Case Report

Remission of Psychosis in Treatment-resistant Schizophrenia Following a Seizure: A Case Report

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by Hena Jawaid, MB, BS, FCPS; Sana Younus, MB, BS; and Hanif Mesiya, MD All are with the Department of Psychiatry, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. Innov Clin Neurosci. 2016;13(5–6):78–80 Funding: No funding was received for the preparation of this article. Financial Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of […]

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