Antidepressants and risk of mania, medically unexplained symptoms and the association between alcohol and mortality in Alzheimer’s: Most read articles in December

Antidepressants, medically unexplained symptoms, and alcohol consumption in Alzheimer’s patients

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December saw a lot of new papers entering the Top 10 Most Read, with half of them being from the current issue. Patel et al‘s research paper, complete with video abstract and press release, questions whether antidepressants increase the risk of mania and bipolar disorder in people with depression in the top spot this month. Miller et al and Kristensen et al maintain their places at numbers two and three, with papers on clinical trial registration and the effect of statins on survival. Our fourth most read article examines junior doctors’ knowledge and experiences of managing patients with medically unexplained symptoms via a qualitative study using in-depth interviews. Berntsen et al enter the list at number seven, with a prospective cohort study investigating the association between alcohol consumption and mortality in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, and Jonas et al write about surgery and the placebo response.

Rank Author(s) Title
1 Patel et al. Do antidepressants increase the risk of mania and bipolar disorder in people with depression? A retrospective electronic case register cohort study
2 Miller et al. Clinical trial registration, reporting, publication and FDAAA compliance: a cross-sectional analysis and ranking of new drugs approved by the FDA in 2012
3 Kristensen et al. The effect of statins on average survival in randomised trials, an analysis of end point postponement
4 Yon et al. Junior doctors’ experiences of managing patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a qualitative study
5 Martin-Misener et al. Cost-effectiveness of nurse practitioners in primary and specialised ambulatory care: systematic review
6 Bourne et al. The impact of complaints procedures on the welfare, health and clinical practise of 7926 doctors in the UK: a cross-sectional survey
7 Berntsen et al. Alcohol consumption and mortality in patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease: a prospective cohort study
8 Jonas et al. To what extent are surgery and invasive procedures effective beyond a placebo response? A systematic review with meta-analysis of randomised, sham controlled trials
9 Boaz et al. Does the engagement of clinicians and organisations in research improve healthcare performance: a three-stage review
10 Hysing et al. Sleep and use of electronic devices in adolescence: results from a large population-based study

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