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Guest Editorial
Modern Views of Autism

Eric Fombonne


In Review
Autism Spectrum Disorders: Early Detection, Intervention, Education, and Psychopharmacological Management

Susan E Bryson, Sally J Rogers, Eric Fombonne


Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Lee Tidmarsh, Fred R Volkmar


Genetic and Neurodevelopmental Influences in Autistic Disorder
Rob Nicolson, Peter Szatmari


Original Research
Attitudes of Senior Psychiatry Residents Toward Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, Philip Burge, David B Henry, Elspeth A Bradley, Pierre Leichner


The Efficacy of 2 Different Dosages of Methylphenidate in Treating Adults With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Rachelle Bouffard, Lily Hechtman,, Klaus Minde, Fiorella Iaboni-Kassab


Delirium in Hospital: an Underreported Event at Discharge

Louis T van Zyl, Paul R Davidson


Brief Communication
Removing Barriers to Treatment of First-Episode Psychotic Disorders

Derek J Scholten, Ashok K Malla, Ross MG Norman, Terry S McLean, Elizabeth M McIntosh, Chris L McDonald,, Michael Eliasziw, Kathy N Speechley


Book Reviews

Couple Therapy with Gay Men.
Reviewed by
Peter Moore, MD, FRCPC

What Forever Means After The Death of a Child.
Reviewed by
Philip Cheifetz, MD, FRCPC

Fighting for Mental Health: A Personal View.
Reviewed by
Paul Grof, MD, FRCPC

Understanding the Mind: The Nature and Power of the Mind. 2nd ed.
Reviewed by
Scott Bishop, PhD, CPysch Zindel Segal, PhD, CPsych

Letters to the Editor

Response of Catatonic Schizophrenia to Amisulpride: A Case Report

Medication Noncompliance Among Psychiatric Outpatients In Iran

Diogenes Syndrome in a Pair of Siblings

Treatment Option for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Factitious Anemia and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abnormalities

Pregnancy and Respiratory Nocturnal Panic Attacks


The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
   Vol 48, No 8 September 2003 septembre

The Journal is published 11 times a year by the Canadian Psychiatric Association. ©2003 Canadian Psychiatric Association. All material in The Journal, including abstracts, is copyrighted and may not be reproduced by any means without prior permission. Address correspondence to the Editor-in-chief, The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, Editorial Office, Suite 260, 441 MacLaren Street, Ottawa, ON,Canada K2P 2H3. Telephone: (613) 234-2815. Fax: (613) 234-9857. E-mail:

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     Quentin Rae-Grant

Deputy Editors
     Roger Bland
     Joel Paris
     Mary Seeman

Associate Editor
     Alain Lesage

Editorial Board
     Susan Abbey
     Donald Addington
     Julio Arboleda-Flórez
     A George Awad
     Samia Barakat
     Pierre Beauséjour
     David Goldbloom
     Paul Grof
     Stanley Kutcher
     Raymond Lam
     Michael Myers
     Emmanuel Persad
     Gilbert Pinard
     Blake Woodside

Book Review Editor
Paul Grof

Statistical Consultant
David Streiner

Former Editors-in-Chief
F Rhodes Chalke, 1955–1971
     Frederick H Lowy, 1972–1977
     Edward Kingstone, 1977–1995

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     Paul Payson

Editorial Assistant     
Caroline Kay

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Melinda Hodgins

Copy Editor
     Janie Gilmour

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Smita S Hamzeh

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     Alex Saunders

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