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The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
The Official Journal of the American Neuropsychiatric Association

Edited by Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D.
Deputy Editor: Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A.
ISBN 0895-0172
Item #JNP

As the official Journal of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, the society of psychiatrists working at the interface between neuroscience and behavioral disorders, The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences is dedicated to advancing effective diagnosis and treatment options for patients with neuropsychiatric disorders. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences publishes peer-reviewed articles addressing critical research areas such as Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and seizure disorders, and is devoted to reporting discoveries in clinical neuroscience that are relevant to understanding the brain-based disorders of patients. The journal features original articles, concisely written clinical and research reports, perspectives on emerging trends in the field, and classic pieces from the field's rich history. Each issue commences with the latest from the outstanding signature section "Windows to the Brain."

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New articles on JNCN in Advance!

Retrospective Study on Agitation Provoked by Memantine in Dementia
This retrospective review explores the puzzling paradoxical effects of memantine in patients with Alzheimer's disease—causing agitation and psychotic symptoms in some patients but preventing agitation and aggressiveness in others.

Systematic Review of an Emerging Trend in China: Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Major Depressive Disorder
Neuroimaging studies of major depressive disorder have previously been extremely rare in China, but a marked surge in this research represents an emerging trend that may advance effective diagnosis and treatment options.

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Alcohol Dependence
Alcohol craving scores were significantly reduced in patients receiving either right or left high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, but a comparison between these two sides revealed no difference.

Editorial Board

Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D.

Deputy Editor
Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A.

Assistants to the Editors
Claudia Burns, M.A., LPC
Andrea Lynn Sanders, AAS

Consulting Editors
Floyd Bloom, M.D.
Edward G. Jones, M.D., Ph.D.
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
Henry Nasrallah, M.D.
Solomon H. Snyder, M.D.

Associate Editors
Nancy C. Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D.
David B. Arciniegas, M.D.
Nashaat N. Boutros, M.D.
C. Edward Coffey, M.D.
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D.
Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D.
Michael Ebert, M.D.
Dwight L. Evans, M.D.
Robert C. Green, M.D.
Edward C. Lauterbach, M.D.
Thomas W. McAllister, M.D.
John M. Morihisa, M.D.
Charles Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
Thomas C. Neylan, M.D.
Trevor R. P. Price, M.D.
Robert G. Robinson, M.D.
Stephen Salloway, M.D., M.S.
Randolph B. Schiffer, M.D.
Jonathan M. Silver, M.D.
Robert Stern, Ph.D.
Paula T. Trzepacz, M.D.
Daniel R. Weinberger, M.D.

Neuropsychiatric Practice and Opinion Editor
Fred Ovsiew, M.D.

Neuropsychiatry Classics Editor
Thomas C. Neylan, M.D.

Book Review Editor
Paula T. Trzepacz, M.D.

Windows to the Brain Editors
Robin A. Hurley, M.D.
L. Anne Hayman, M.D.
Katherine H. Taber, Ph.D.

Research and Statistical Design Consultants
Douglas Mossman, M.D.
Eugene Somoza, M.D., Ph.D.

Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., is the D.C. and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chairman of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Baylor College of Medicine, Adjunct Professor with MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Chairman of the Psychiatry Department of The Methodist Hospital. He is also responsible for oversight of academic activities in psychiatry at the Menninger Clinic the Ben Taub General Hospital and the Texas Children's Hospital.

Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A., is the Joe P. Tupin Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Interim Director of the M.I.N.D. Institute at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, California.