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Psychiatry

SUMMARY AND COMMENT

A Novel Approach to Extinguish Smoking Reward

Steven Dubovsky, MD ReviewingKamboj SK and Das RK.,JAMA Psychiatry2017 Feb 1;

Extinction training during a reconsolidation window for craving memory that is preceded by smoking cues weakens craving and smoking behaviors 1 month later.

SUMMARY AND COMMENT

Do Children “Outgrow” Tourette Syndrome?

Barbara Geller, MD ReviewingGroth C et al.,J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry2017 Feb 1;

Regrettably, no. At 6-year follow-up, most patients still had tics plus comorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder.

SUMMARY AND COMMENT

Methylphenidate for Cognitive Problems in Epilepsy Patients?

Jonathan Silver, MD ReviewingAdams J et al.,Neurology2017 Jan 31; 88:470

In a small study, a single dose helped attention and processing speed.

MEDICAL NEWS

Seniors Increasingly Prescribed Multiple Psychiatric Drugs

 

SUMMARY AND COMMENT

Teen Electronic Vapor Product Users: A Health-Risk Behavior Profile

Alain Joffe, MD, MPH, FAAP ReviewingWillis TA.,Pediatrics2017 Jan 23;

Adolescents who used EVPs were more likely than non–tobacco-users to engage in other health-risk behaviors like texting while driving and other substance use.

 
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A Novel Approach to Extinguish Smoking Reward

Steven Dubovsky, MD ReviewingKamboj SK and Das RK.,JAMA Psychiatry2017 Feb 1;

Extinction training during a reconsolidation window for craving memory that is preceded by smoking cues weakens craving and smoking behaviors 1 month later.

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