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Subclinical Depressive Symptoms and Continued Cannabis Use: Predictors of Negative Outcomes in First Episode Psychosis
(Public Library Science, 2015-04-15)
Background Although depressive symptoms in first episode psychosis have been associated with cannabis abuse, their influence on the long-term functional course of FEP patients who abuse cannabis is unknown. The aims of ...
Bipolar disorder comorbid with alcohol use disorder: Focus on neurocognitive correlates
(Frontiers Research Foundation, 2015-04-07)
Bipolar disorder (BD) and alcohol use disorders (AUDs) are usually comorbid, and both have been associated with significant neurocognitive impairment. Patients with the BD-AUD comorbidity (dual diagnosis) may have more ...
Peripheral Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) As a Biomarker in Bipolar Disorder: a Meta-Analysis of 52 Studies
(Biomed Central, 2015-11-30)
Background: The neurotrophic hypothesis postulates that mood disorders such as bipolar disorder (BD) are associated with a lower expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). However, its role in peripheral blood ...