In Brief| Volume 58, ISSUE 4, Piii, August 15, 2005

Table of Contents


        263 Geriatric Psychiatry: Coming of Age in America
        Trey Sunderland


        265 Aging-Related Diagnostic Variations: Need for Diagnostic Criteria Appropriate for Elderly Psychiatric Patients
        Dilip V. Jeste, Dan G. Blazer, and Michael First
        272 The Use of Biomarkers in the Elderly: Current and Future Challenges
        Trey Sunderland, Raquel E. Gur, and Steven E. Arnold
        277 The Impact of Psychosocial Factors on Late-Life Depression
        Patricia A. Areán and Charles F. Reynolds III
        283 Late-Life Depression: A Model for Medical Classification
        George S. Alexopoulos, Susan K. Schultz, and Barry D. Lebowitz

        Original Articles

        290 Prefrontal and Striatal Activation During Sequence Learning in Geriatric Depression
        Howard J. Aizenstein, Meryl A. Butters, Jennifer L. Figurski, V. Andrew Stenger, Charles F. Reynolds III, and Cameron S. Carter
        297 Prominent Reduction in Pyramidal Neurons Density in the Orbitofrontal Cortex of Elderly Depressed Patients
        Grazyna Rajkowska, Jose Javier Miguel-Hidalgo, Priti Dubey, Craig A. Stockmeier, and K. Ranga Rama Krishnan
        307 Evidence for a Relationship Between Genetic Variants at the Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) Locus and Major Depression
        Johannes Schumacher, Rami Abou Jamra, Tim Becker, Stephanie Ohlraun, Norman Klopp, Elisabeth B. Binder, Thomas G. Schulze, Monika Deschner, Christine Schmäl, Susanne Höfels, Astrid Zobel, Thomas Illig, Peter Propping, Florian Holsboer, Marcella Rietschel, Markus M. Nöthen, and Sven Cichon
        315 Suicide Brain Is Associated with Decreased Expression of Neurotrophins
        Yogesh Dwivedi, Amal C. Mondal, Hooriyah S. Rizavi, and Robert R. Conley
        325 Alzheimer Disease Subjects with Psychosis Have Increased Schizotypal Symptoms Before Dementia Onset
        Elise A. Eror, Oscar L. Lopez, Steven T. Dekosky, and Robert A. Sweet
        331 Actigraphy in Patients with Seasonal Affective Disorder and Healthy Control Subjects Treated with Light Therapy
        Dietmar Winkler, Edda Pjrek, Nicole Praschak-Rieder, Matthäus Willeit, Lukas Pezawas, Anastasios Konstantinidis, Jürgen Stastny, and Siegfried Kasper
        337 Enhanced Cortical Dopamine Output and Antipsychotic-like Effect of Raclopride with Adjunctive Low-Dose L-dopa
        Amani Eltayb, Marie-Louise G. Wadenberg, and Torgny H. Svensson

        On the Internet

        343 Full text or abstracts of the following articles, which are currently “in press” in Biological Psychiatry, are available on our website now…