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IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE:
February 2016

Drugs for Dementia
Current medications for dementia do little to improve cognition or function.

Two New Long-Acting IM Antipsychotics
Aripiprazole lauroxil (Aristada) and a 3-month formulation of paliperidone palmitate (Invega Trinza) have been approved for the treatment of schizophrenia.

Exercise for Late-Life MDD
In a study of older patients with major depressive disorder, both high- and low-intensity exercise added to antidepressant treatment improved remission rates and time to remission.

In Brief
Offspring of Mothers with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Have Increased Risk of Autism; Androgen Deprivation Therapy Linked to Increased Risk of Alzheimer Disease

A Drug Combination for Agitation in Dementia
In a multicenter trial, the combination of dextromethorphan and quinidine sulfate (Nuedexta) was statistically superior to placebo as a treatment for agitation in patients with Alzheimer disease.

In the Media

Penn Live Mental health care: How to spot the warning signs of severe mental illness January 24, 2013
Medical Xpress Stressed out? Tips for taking control January 14, 2013
Chosunilbo Long Working Hours Linked to Depression January 27, 2012
CNN Health Working long hours doubles depression odds January 26, 2012
Reuters Exercise may boost mood for some chronically ill January 25, 2012