Treatment of Affective Dysfunction in Challenging Contexts

Treatment of Affective Dysfunction in Challenging Contexts

June 2015 – Vol 17 – No. 2

In This issue

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David R. Rubinow, MD; Barry D. Lebowitz, PhD

Guest editorial

Heading off depressive illness evolution and progression to treatment resistance
Robert M. Post (USA)

State of the art

Pharmacological approaches to the challenge of treatment-resistant depression
Dawn F. Ionescu; Jerrold F. Rosenbaum; Jonathan E. Alpert (USA)

Clinical research

Treatment of affective disorders in cardiac disease
Nicole Mavrides; Charles B. Nemeroff (USA)

Comorbidity between post-traumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder: alternative explanations and treatment considerations
Janine D. Flory; Rachel Yehuda (USA)

Applications of magnetic resonance imaging for treatment-resistant late-life depression
Christian Agudelo; Howard J. Aizenstein; Jordan F. Karp; Charles F. Reynolds III (USA)

Depression in adolescents and young adults with cancer
Eliza M. Park; Donald L. Rosenstein (USA)

Assessment and treatment of mood disorders in the context of substance abuse
Bryan K. Tolliver; Raymond F. Anton (USA)

Treatment-refractory anxiety; definition, risk factors, and treatment challenges
Peter Roy-Byrne (USA)

Optimizing the treatment of mood disorders in the perinatal period
Samantha Meltzer-Brody; Ian Jones (USA,UK)

Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of depression in autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan
Tara Chandrasekhar; Linmarie Sikich (USA)

Brief report

Neurobiologically informed treatment for adults with anorexia nervosa: a novel approach to a chronic disorder
Stephanie Knatz; Christina E. Wierenga; Stuart B. Murray; Laura Hill; Walter H. Kaye (USA)