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Volume 1 Issue 6, June 2023
Nord and coauthors performed a meta-analysis to identify the degree to which specific biological, psychological or somatic interventions used as acute augmentation of psychological therapy further reduced psychiatric symptoms, demonstrating that various types of acute augmentations (such as pharmacological augmentations) were effective but to varying degrees.
Differential patterns of association between PM1 and PM2.5 with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
This large study, conducted in school-aged children in China, evaluates the relationship between long-term exposure to ambient particulate matter and positive screening for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors report stronger associations between ADHD and PM1 exposure than between ADHD and PM2.5.
Yang et al. used longitudinal data from a large US cohort to investigate the association between childhood asthma, allergies and premenstrual disorders in young adulthood.
Oxytocin normalizes the implicit processing of fearful faces in psychopathy: a randomized crossover study using fMRI
Using a placebo-controlled, randomized crossover design, authors demonstrate that intranasal oxytocin modulated the processing of fearful facial expressions during an fMRI task in adults with antisocial personality disorder with psychopathy.
Using data from a large US population survey, Choi et al. investigated the nuanced associations between perceived social support and the risk for depression during the COVID-19 pandemic.