The Journal of Neuropsychiatry
& Clinical Neurosciences

Official Journal of the American Neuropsychiatric Association Editor: Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D.
Deputy Editor: Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A.
REGULAR ARTICLES  |  January 1, 2014
Impulsiveness in Professional Fighters

Sports involving repeated head trauma are associated with risk of neurodegenerative disorders such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Among the behavioral manifestations of CTE is increased impulsiveness.

Special Articles  |  January 1, 2014
Risk Factors for Psychosis Secondary to Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

This systematic literature review identified important risk factors for psychosis secondary to temporal lobe epilepsy, including early age at epilepsy onset, history of status epilepticus, hippocampal sclerosis, and left-hemisphere abnormalities. Inconsistencies in defining and diagnosing epileptic psychoses were apparent in the studies reviewed.

Windows to the Brain  |  January 1, 2014
Volume Transmission in the Brain: Beyond the Synapse

A better understanding of volume transmission is important in neuropsychiatry, as this is now believed to be a major mode of action for many neuroactive substances, including the modulatory neurotransmitters and many psychiatric medications.

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