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Numerous investigations have suggested that dysregulation of the neurotransmitter glutamate (Glu) plays an important role in certain neuropsychiatric disorders, like depression. Pregnancy and the postpartum period are associated with the most substantial physiological alteration of female...
The association between stimulant drug use and the presence of a psychotic disorder raises questions about causation. Substance-induced psychosis may differ etiologically from schizophrenia despite similar phenotypic presentation. It is possible that stimulant drug users who develop symptoms of...
Self-harming behaviours and suicidality are a serious problem in psychiatric patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) and borderline personality disorder (BPD). Suicidal behaviours are sometimes seen as manipulative and attention-seeking in BPD patients, and are therefore not considered as...
Cannabis use is a known risk factor for the development of psychotic disorders. Clinical and preclinical genetic studies provide growing evidence that genes related to dopamine signalling and neuroprotection, like COMT, are implicated in the cannabis-psychosis association. Considering the burden...
Adult Education to Help Reduce Child Sexual Abuse: Developing Novel Classroom and Online Approaches Designed to Change Knowledge, Attitudes, and BehavioursDownload
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is common and individuals who experience CSA have higher rates of psychopathology and higher risk of medical, psychological, behavioural, and sexual disorders than those who have not been sexually abused. Adults who interact with children are in ideal positions to reduce...
Prescription of high dose antipsychotics remains a common practice, contrary to available evidence. Studies have found that, on average, high daily doses of antipsychotics are no more effective or are less effective than are moderate doses, and have indicated that higher doses are associated with...
Despite the wide-spread availability of modern, combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), neurocognitive impairment persists among some people living with HIV (PWH). Among the multiple, interrelated HIV-associated, comorbid, and demographic factors related to neurocognitive problems in HIV today...