Fernanda Talarico's research while affiliated with University of Alberta and other places

Publications (6)

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Objective To perform a systematic review on the psychiatric adverse effects of chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ); to summarize what is known about psychiatric adverse effects of these drugs; to compare clinical trials, populational studies, and case report studies; and to increase awareness of the potential psychiatric adverse effects o...
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Objective Opioid use disorder (OUD) is a chronic relapsing disorder with a problematic pattern of opioid use, affecting nearly 27 million people worldwide. Machine learning (ML)-based prediction of OUD may lead to early detection and intervention. However, most ML prediction studies were not based on representative data sources and prospective vali...
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BACKGROUND The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in rapid changes to healthcare delivery, including a shift away from in-person to virtually delivered psychotherapy. While these changes ensured timely psychotherapy provision, many concerns exist, including, but not limited to legal, clinical, cultural, practical, and privacy and/or security issues. O...
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Background Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is frequently complicated by the presence of dissociative symptoms. Pathological dissociation is linked with earlier and more severe trauma exposure, emotional dysregulation and worse treatment outcomes in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Dissociative Disorders, with implications for BPD. Objective...
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Variability in fMRI data analysis from different research teams on the same data set makes the scientific findings of similar studies using fMRI less persuasive. We want to comment that this reproductivity issue is associated with the hypothesis testing paradigm, which can be potentially mitigated by a machine learning based predictive modeling app...
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Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are commonly used drugs in the treatment of malaria as well as chronic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus. Although various reports on possible psychiatric side effects of these drugs exist, the nature and extent of these effects remain poorly understood. Moreover, the relevan...