March 2004

J Psychiatry Neurosci 2004;29(2)


What exactly is a mood stabilizer?
L.T. Young

Review papers

Semantics and N400: insights for schizophrenia
N. Kumar, J.B. Debruille

Should cognitive deficit be a diagnostic criterion for schizophrenia?
R. Lewis

Research Papers

Orphanin FQ/nociceptin suppresses motor activity through an action along the mesoaccumbens axis in rats
S. Narayanan, H. Lam, F.I. Carroll, K. Lutfy

Antidepressant-like activity of S 20098 (agomelatine) in the forced swimming test in rodents: involvement of melatonin and serotonin receptors
M. Bourin, E. Mocaër, R. Porsolt

Brief Report

Eating disorders with binge-eating behaviour are associated with the s allele of the 3′-UTR VNTR polymorphism of the dopamine transporter gene
M. Shinohara, H. Mizushima, M. Hirano, K. Shioe, M. Nakazawa, Y. Hiejima, Y. Ono, S. Kanba

Cotard’s syndrome with schizophreniform disorder can be successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy: case report
O. Caliyurt, E. Vardar, C. Tuglu

CCNP News and Views

The 27th Annual Meeting of the Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology Kingston, Ontario, Canada, May 29–June 1, 2004

Psychopharmacology for the Clinician

What are the diagnostic criteria, therapy and prophylaxis for discontinuation symptoms due to SSRIs?
T. Higuchi