Importance Research across more than 4 decades has produced numerous empirically tested evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) for psychopathology in children and adolescents. The EBPs were developed to improve on usual clinical interventions. Advocates argue that the EBPs should replace usual care, but this assumes that EBPs produce better outcomes than usual care.
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Although there are a myriad of clinical topics up for discussion at this year’s annual meeting, it’s unlikely that any will garner as much attention as release of the DSM-5. Medscape Medical News
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Importance There are limited data on the extent to which suicide mortality is associated with specific pain conditions. Objective To examine the associations between clinical diagnoses of noncancer pain conditions and suicide among individuals receiving services in the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Design Retrospective data analysis
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Importance Controlled family studies have consistently found that obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) aggregates in families but have typically relied on samples recruited from specialist clinics. Furthermore, previous studies could not disentangle genetic from environmental factors contributing to the observed familiality.
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