References for “Attention deficit disorder”, February 2006

Abikoff H, et al. "Sequential Pharmacotherapy for Children with Comorbid Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity and Anxiety Disorders," Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (May 2005): Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 418-27. Adler LA, et al. "Long-Term, Open-Label Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Atomoxetine in Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: An Interim Analysis," Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (March 2005): Vol. 66, No. 3, pp. 294-99. Arcia E, et al. "Latina Mothers' Stances on Stimulant Medication: Complexity, Conflict, and Compromise," Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (October 2004): Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 311-17. (Locked) More »

References for “Contingency management,” February 2006

Bigelow GE."Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Contingency Management Treatments for Drug Abuse," in Higgins ST, et al, eds. Motivating Behavioral Change among Illicit-Drug Abusers. Academic Press, 1999. Epstein DH, et al. "Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Plus Contingency Management for Cocaine Use: Findings during Treatment and across 12-Month Follow-Up," Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (March 2003): Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 73-82. Higgins ST, et al. "Clinical Implications of Reinforcement As a Determinant of Substance Use Disorders," Annual Review of Psychology (2004): Vol. 55, pp. 431-61. (Locked) More »

References for “Mind and mood after a heart attack,” February 2006

Blumenthal JA, et al. "Depression As a Risk Factor for Mortality after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery," Lancet (August 23, 2003): Vol. 362, pp. 604-09. Bush DE, et al. Post-Myocardial Infarction Depression. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 123. Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, May 2005. Carney RM. "Low Heart Rate Variability and the Effect of Depression on Post-myocardial Infarction Mortality," Archives of Internal Medicine (July 11 2005): Vol. 165, No. 13, pp. 1486-91. (Locked) More »


A clarification to the November 2005 issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter. (Locked) More »

Contingency management

Supplying rewards for desirable behavior may be helpful in the treatment of substance abusers and children with behavorial problems. (Locked) More »

In brief: Treating complicated grief

Grief that combines symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder with more typical signs of mourning may be treatable with modified forms of cognitive behavior therapy. (Locked) More »