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The Journal of Neuropsychiatry
& Clinical Neurosciences

Official Journal of the American Neuropsychiatric Association Editor: Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D.
Deputy Editors: David B. Arciniegas, M.D. and Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A.
Windows to the Brain  |  July 1, 2014
Psychotherapy for PTSD: Neuroimaging of Recovery Processes

Advancement in research related to the neuroscience of psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is in the early stages. Although mechanisms of recovery have been postulated from existing psychological theories, relatively little is confirmed regarding actual changes that occur at the neurobiological level.

REGULAR ARTICLES  |  July 1, 2014
Association Between Clinical Measures and Florbetapir F18 PET Neuroimaging in Mild or Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia

The authors conducted a retrospective, cross-sectional analysis comparing baseline neuropsychiatric and other clinical characteristics in 199 expert-diagnosed mild and moderate Alzheimer’s dementia patients participating in industry-sponsored clinical trials of an investigational therapy, where 18% lacked florbetapir positron emission tomography (PET) evidence of Alzheimer’s neuropathology.

Clinical and Research Reports  |  July 1, 2014
Kissing or “Osculation” in Frontotemporal Dementia

The neuropsychiatry of kissing in frontotemporal dementia was investigated. This preliminary report illustrates “social kissing” in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia and may prompt further investigations into the mechanisms of disturbed kissing behavior in brain disease.

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