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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  |  April 1, 2014
Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: Review of Risks, Pathophysiology, and Potential Biomarkers

Post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) is a recurrent seizure disorder secondary to traumatic brain injury. Five percent of all epilepsy and 20% of structural epilepsy in the general population is PTE. PTE is also the most common cause of new-onset epilepsy in young adults.

Clinical and Research Reports  |  April 1, 2014
Psychiatric Manifestations Associated With Mega Cisterna Magna

The Dandy-Walker variant is a milder form of the Dandy-Walker complex and is characterized by normal-sized posterior fossa, mild vermian hypoplasia, and a cystic lesion that communicates with the fourth ventricle. This syndrome has been described in association with schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, manic episode, psychosis (delusional type), and recurrent catatonia.

REGULAR ARTICLES  |  April 1, 2014
Hippocampal and Subcortical Alterations of First-Episode, Medication-NaÏve Major Depressive Disorder With Panic Disorder Patients

The authors conducted a subcortical analysis of first-episode, medication-naÏ ve patients with major depressive disorder comorbid with panic disorder. The patient group had smaller volumes of left hippocampus, thalamus, and putamen. Subcortical and hippocampal volumes in the patient group showed significant negative correlations with symptom severity.

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