Reconsidering brain tissue changes as a mechanistic focus for early intervention in psychiatry

Reconsidering brain tissue changes as a mechanistic focus for early intervention in psychiatry

J Psychiatry Neurosci 2020;45(6):373-378 | PDF

Lena Palaniyappan, MD, PhD; Niron Sukumar, MD


Affiliations: From the Robarts Research Institute, Western University (Palaniyappan); the Department of Psychiatry, Western University (Palaniyappan, Sukumar); the Lawson Health Research Institute, Imaging Division (Palaniyappan); and the Department of Medical Biophysics, Western University (Palaniyappan), London, Ont., Canada.

Acknowledgement: L. Palaniyappan acknowledges support from the Tanna Schulich Endowed Chair of Neuroscience and Mental Health.

Competing interests: L. Palaniyappan reports personal fees from Janssen Canada, Otsuka Canada, SPMM Course Limited, UK, and the Canadian Psychiatric Association; book royalties from Oxford University Press; investigator-initiated educational grants from Sunovion, Janssen Canada, and Otsuka Canada; and travel support from Boehringer Ingelheim and Magstim Limited, outside the submitted work. He is a member of the JPN editorial board, but was not involved in the review or the decision to accept this manuscript for publication. No other competing interests were declared.

DOI: 10.1503/jpn.200172