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Exploring the association of legalisation status of cannabis with problematic cannabis use and impulsivity in the USA

Authors: Louise Destrée BPsych (Hons), Danielle Amiet BPsych (Hons), Adrian Carter PhD, Rico Lee PhD, Valentina Lorenzetti PhD, Rebecca Segrave PhD, George Youssef PhD, Nadia Solowij PhD, Murat Yücel PhD

This study investigated whether the legal status of cannabis in the USA is associated with problematic cannabis use and impulsivity in frequent cannabis users.

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Suvorexant for insomnia in older adults: a perspective review

Authors: Rajesh R Tampi, Geetha Manikkara, Silpa Balachandran, Piyush Taparia, Stephanie Hrisko, Shilpa Srinivasan, Deena J Tampi

This review identifies published randomized control trials that evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of suvorexant for the treatment of insomnia among older adults.

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Practical outpatient pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder

Authors: Youngjung Kim, Laura Hack, Elizabeth S Ahn, Jungjin Kim

This article discusses practical pharmacotherapy strategies to improve treatment outcome for alcohol use disorder.

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Analgesics in the management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia: a perspective review

Authors: Rajesh R Tampi, Corey Hassell, Pallavi Joshi, Deena J Tampi

This review assesses the efficacy and tolerability of analgesics in reducing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia among older adults from published randomized controlled trials.

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Corrigendum: Pharmacoeconomic comparison of aripiprazole once-monthly and paliperidone palmitate from a head-to-head clinical trial in schizophrenia: a US analysis

Authors: Christophe Sapin, Ann Hartry, Siddhesh A Kamat, Maud Beillat, Ross A Baker, Anna Eramo

The authors wish to make the following corrections to their article: Sapin C, Hartry A, Kamat SA, Beillat M, Baker RA, Eramo A. Pharmacoeconomic comparison of aripiprazole once-monthly and paliperidone palmitate from a head-to-head clinical trial in schizophrenia: a US analysis. Drugs in Context 2016; 5: 212301. DOI: 10.7573/dic.212301

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