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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Aggression, Impulsivity, and History of Other- and Self-Directed Aggression
March 30, 2018   

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is highly prevalent in the United States, with an estimated 1.3 million reported annually. One of the major consequences of mTBI...
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Autism Awareness: Review of Pharmacotherapy for Emotional/Behavioral Symptoms and Potential Future Targets
March 20, 2018   

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder typically diagnosed in childhood and characterized by persistent deficits in social communication and interaction and restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, and activities. There are no pharmacological agents approved...
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Heart Function May Correlate With Brain Function
November 24, 2017   

Studies have shown that poor cardiac health is associated with a significant increase in the risk for cognitive decline and dementia....
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Ex-NFL Player Confirmed as First Case of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Living Patient
November 17, 2017   

New research appears to confirm that positron emission tomography (PET) imaging tracer can identify the distinctive brain tau pathology of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a living person....
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Antipsychotic Use in Intellectually Disabled Adults
September 1, 2017   

Antipsychotic medication is frequently being prescribed to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), often without a psychiatric diagnosis...
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Deutetrabenazine Approved to Treat Tardive Dyskinesia
August 30, 2017   

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved deutetrabenazine, trade name Austedo, for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia...
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What's New in Tardive Dyskinesia?
June 30, 2017   

Tardive dyskinesia was the focus of several sessions, lectures, and posters at the recent 2017 American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting...
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Antidepressants and Risk for Autism, ADHD
May 12, 2017   

Recently published studies suggests that mothers' use of antidepressants during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of their children developing autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conditions previously associated with these medications....
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First Drug Approved to Treat Tardive Dyskinesia
April 12, 2017   

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved valbenazine, trade name Ingrezza, for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia...
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Concussion in Children: New Data
January 11, 2017   

New studies address the association between early exercise following acute concussion and persistent postconcussive symptoms in children and adolescents as well as auditory biological markers of concussion in children.
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