In Brief| Volume 62, ISSUE 1, PA3-A4, July 01, 2007

Table of Contents

        Advances in the Neurobiology and Treatment of Mood Disorders

        In this Issue-July 1st

        A5 A brief summary of the articles appearing in this issue of Biological Psychiatry.


        1 Epigenetic Marking and Neuronal Plasticity
        Ronald S. Duman and Samuel S. Newton
        4 In Search of the Holy Grail for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders: Has a Simple Cation Been Overlooked?
        De-Maw Chuang and Husseini K. Manji

        Original Articles

        7 Greater Cortical Gray Matter Density in Lithium-Treated Patients with Bipolar Disorder
        Carrie E. Bearden, Paul M. Thompson, Manish Dalwani, Kiralee M. Hayashi, Agatha D. Lee, Mark Nicoletti, Michael Trakhtenbroit, David C. Glahn, Paolo Brambilla, Roberto B. Sassi, Alan G. Mallinger, Ellen Frank, David J. Kupfer, and Jair C. Soares
        17 Selective Deficits in the Omega-3 Fatty Acid Docosahexaenoic Acid in the Postmortem Orbitofrontal Cortex of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
        Robert K. McNamara, Chang-Gyu Hahn, Ronald Jandacek, Therese Rider, Patrick Tso, Kevin E. Stanford, and Neil M. Richtand
        25 Hospitalization for Depression Is Associated with an Increased Risk for Myocardial Infarction Not Explained By Lifestyle, Lipids, Coagulation, and Inflammation: The SHEEP Study
        Imre Janszky, Anders Ahlbom, Johan Hallqvist, and Staffan Ahnve
        33 Persistent Disruption of a Traumatic Memory by Postretrieval Inactivation of Glucocorticoid Receptors in the Amygdala
        Sophie Tronel and Cristina M. Alberini
        40 Disturbances in Morning Cortisol Secretion in Association with Maternal Postnatal Depression Predict Subsequent Depressive Symptomatology in Adolescents
        Sarah L. Halligan, Joe Herbert, Ian Goodyer, and Lynne Murray
        47 Combined Dexamethasone/Corticotropin Releasing Hormone Test Predicts Treatment Response in Major Depression–A Potential Biomarker?
        Marcus Ising, Sonja Horstmann, Stefan Kloiber, Susanne Lucae, Elisabeth B. Binder, Nikola Kern, Heike E. Künzel, Andrea Pfennig, Manfred Uhr, and Florian Holsboer
        55 Antidepressant-Like Effects of the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor, Sodium Butyrate, in the Mouse
        Frederick A. Schroeder, Cong Lily Lin, Wim E. Crusio, and Schahram Akbarian
        65 Relationship Between Depression Severity Entry Criteria and Antidepressant Clinical Trial Outcomes
        Arif Khan, Kelly Schwartz, Russell L. Kolts, Derry Ridgway, and Charles Lineberry
        72 Effect of Tryptophan Hydroxylase-2 Gene Variants on Suicide Risk in Major Depression
        Catalina Lopez de Lara, Jelena Brezo, Guy Rouleau, Alain Lesage, Mimi Dumont, Martin Alda, Chawki Benkelfat, and Gustavo Turecki
        81 Genetic Dissection of the Tail Suspension Test: A Mouse Model of Stress Vulnerability and Antidepressant Response
        Xiaoqing Liu, Devin Stancliffe, Samuel Lee, Shelly Mathur, and Howard K. Gershenfeld
        92 Enhanced Long-Term Synaptic Depression in an Animal Model of Depression
        Roman Holderbach, Kristin Clark, Jean-Luc Moreau, Josef Bischofberger, and Claus Normann

        On the Internet

        101 Full text or abstracts of the following articles, which are currently ‘in press’ in Biological Psychiatry, are available on our website now…
        Cover illustration taken from Bearden et al., pages 7–16, in this issue.