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PPC IV Literature Review Requirements (self-directed learning assignment): Psychiatry Topics

Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Adderall vs. Ritalin for treating Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Vyvanse vs. Strattera for treating Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Clonidine XR with stimulants vs. stimulants alone to treat Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Adderall vs. Concerta for treating Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Effexor XR vs. Ritalin for treating Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Multimodal therapy vs. pharmacotherapy for treating Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Comparing neurofeedback versus cognitive-behavioural group therapy to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults
  • Comparing Omega-3/6 fatty acids to methylphenidate attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Stimulant vs guanfacine vs stimulant and guanfacine for treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Melatonin versus melatonin combined with cognitive behavioural therapy for treating insomnia in children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Comparing music therapy to enhanced standard care to treat autism spectrum disorder

Depression

  • Comparing St. John’s wort to fluoxetine for treating depression
  • Comparing adverse reactions to St. John’s wort and fluoxetine in patients being treated for depression
  • Comparing venlafaxine to sertraline for treating depression
  • Tamoxifen vs. medroxyprogesterone for treating bipolar disorder
  • Comparing St. John’s wort to impramine for treating depression
  • Venlafexine vs. mirtazapine for treating depression
  • Duloxetine vs. venlafaxine for treating depression
  • Sertraline vs. citalopram for treating depression
  • Duloxetine versus escitalopram for The treatment of major depressive disorder
  •  Venlafaxine vs. sertraline for treating depression
  • Venlafaxine vs. escitalopram for treating depression
  • Sertraline vs. escitalopram for treating depression
  • Paroxetine compared to escitalopram for treating major depressive disorder
  • Citalopram vs. methylphenidate for treating depression
  • Psychotherapy vs venlafaxine for treating depression
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy vs SSRIs for treating depression
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy vs antidepressants for treating depression
  • Collaborative care versus usual care for treating depression
  • Rhodiola versus sertraline for treating depression
  • Sertraline vs. cognitive behavioral therapy for treating depression
  • Comparing mindfulness meditation to physical exercise for treating depression
  • Bupropion versus venlafaxine for treating depression
  • Qur’anic recitation versus music therapy for treating depression
  • Ketamine versus midazolam: comparison in the reduction of suicidal thoughts in major depressive disorder
  • Exercise and pharmacotherapy for Treating major depressive disorder
  • Light versus moderate-intense exercise in the alleviation of depressive symptoms
  • Sertraline pharmacotherapy vs. electrical current therapy for treating depression
  • Mindfulness Meditation versus Physical Exercise for the Treatment of Depression

Generalized Anxiety Disorders

  • Comparing tiagabine to vigabatrin in the treatment of anxiety disorders
  • Comparing duloxetine vs aripiprazole for treating generalized anxiety disorder
  • Comparing escitalopram to paroxetine for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder
  • Comparing escitalopram to venlafaxine for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder
  • Comparing exercise to a medication for treating generalized anxiety disorder
  • Sertraline for treating of generalized anxiety disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Intensive treatment versus standard treatment for treating post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Comparing trauma-informed yoga to supportive women's health education for treating post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Comparing brief eclectic psychotherapy to eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing therapy for treating post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing vs. emotional freedom techniques for treating post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Prazosin for Alleviation of PTSD-Associated Nightmares

Schizophrenia

  • Comparing risperidone to olanzapine for the treatment of schizophrenia
  • Comparing olanzapine to clozapine for the treatment of schizophrenia
  • Aripiprazole versus haloperidol for treating schizophrenia
  • Haloperidol versus olanzapine for treating schizophrenia
  • Comparing lurasidone and ziprasidone for treating schizophrenia
  • Comparing comprehensive to usual community care for treating first-episode psychosis
  • Comparing ziprasidone to clozapine for treating patients with schizophrenia and cannabis use disorders
  • Comparing adverse effects of cognitive behavioral therapy and cognitive remediation in the treatments of schizophrenia
  • Computerized cognitive remediation therapy versus usual care for treating schizophrenia
  • Antipsychotic Medication Alone versus Combined with Psychosocial Intervention on Outcomes of Early-Stage Schizophrenia

Misc. Topics

  • Loxapine vs. chlorpromazine for treating borderline personality disorder
  • Speech and language therapy services versus usual care for treating pragmatic language impairment or social communication disorder.
  • Low-intensity cognitive-behaviour therapy interventions versus high-intensity cognitive-behaviour therapy interventions for obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Compare light therapy to cognitive-behavioral therapy for the treatment of seasonal affective disorder
  • Phenelzine versus cognitive behavioral group therapy to treat social anxiety disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Use of SSRIs: Management of Childhood Anxiety Disorders
  • Treating treatment resistant depression with electroconvulsive therapy vs. isoflurane anesthesia