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  1. Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a severe mental disorder with an unknown pathophysiology. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) is a neurotrophin that has been associated with synapse plasticity, learning, and memor...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Asadi, Jalal Gharesouran, Hani Sabaie, Marziyeh Sadat Moslehian, Hossein Dehghani, Shahram Arsang-Jang, Mohammad Taheri, Deniz Mortazavi, Bashdar Mahmud Hussen, Arezou Sayad and Maryam Rezazadeh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:771
  2. Patients with substance use disorder (SUD) suffer from excess mortality compared to the overall population. This study aims to identify patterns in death rates among patients with SUD visiting a SUD emergency ...

    Authors: Jakob Svensson, Johan Bergström, Martin Kåberg and Per Becker
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:770
  3. Digital cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (dCBT-I) is an effective treatment in alleviating insomnia. This study examined the effect of dCBT-I for improving sleep quality in patients with insomnia compla...

    Authors: Sugai Liang, Hongjing Mao, Jingyun Yang, Wei Deng, Bo Cao, Zhenghe Yu, Lili Yang, You Xu, Nannan Hu, Wenjuan Liu, Andrew J. Greenshaw and Tao Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:768
  4. Psychosocial interventions for adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), targeting emotional dysregulation and impulsive behaviors, have been requested, but the heterogeneity within thi...

    Authors: Jenny Meyer, Vendela Zetterqvist, Maria Unenge Hallerbäck, Mia Ramklint and Johan Isaksson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:767
  5. Chronic pain is comorbid with psychiatric disorders, but information on the association of chronic pain with depressive symptoms, generalized anxiety, and suicidal behavior among occupational cohorts is inadeq...

    Authors: Juan Carlos Vélez, Michael Kovasala, Michele Demi Collado, Lauren E. Friedman, Diana L. Juvinao-Quintero, Lisette Araya, Jessica Castillo, Michelle A. Williams and Bizu Gelaye
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:766
  6. Hypertensive patients with depression have a higher mortality rate and a worse prognosis compared with hypertensive only. Depression may reduce medication adherence in hypertension patients.

    Authors: Quanjun Liu, Haochen Wang, Anbang Liu, Cheng Jiang, Weiya Li, Huan Ma and Qingshan Geng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:764
  7. Acute appendicitis often presents with vague abdominal pain, which fosters diagnostic challenges to clinicians regarding early detection and proper intervention. This is even more problematic with individuals ...

    Authors: Junmo Kim, Chaeyoung Yang, Hyung Joon Joo, Rae Woong Park, Ga Eun Kim, Daeho Kim, Joonho Choi, Jun Ho Lee, Eunkyung Kim, Seon-Cheol Park, Kwangsoo Kim and Il Bin Kim
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:763
  8. The factors related to psychological sub-health (PSH) have been widely described, but the research on the mechanism behind the complex relationship between childhood trauma and PSH is limited. This study inves...

    Authors: Meng Yang, Xuanlian Sheng, Menglin Ge, Ling Zhang, Cui Huang, Shu Cui, Qiuyu Yuan, Mengting Ye, Ruochen Zhou, Panpan Cao, Ran Peng, Xiaoqin Zhou and Kai Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:762
  9. Social robots have demonstrated promising outcomes in terms of increasing the social health and well-being of people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment. According to the World Health Organization’s Mo...

    Authors: Aysan Mahmoudi Asl, Jose Miguel Toribio-Guzmán, Henriëtte van der Roest, Álvaro Castro-González, María Malfaz, Miguel A. Salichs and Manuel Franco Martin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:760
  10. Accumulating evidence shows that homocysteine (Hcy) is implicated in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia, and plays an important role in clinical characteristics. This study evaluated the relationships betwee...

    Authors: Xu Yang, Haidong Yang, Na Li, Chunyu Li, Weiye Liang and Xiaobin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:759
  11. Sleep spindles have been involved in sleep stabilization and sleep-related memory mechanisms and their deficit emerged as possible biomarker in schizophrenia. However, whether this sleep phenotype is also pres...

    Authors: Jean-Marie Petit, Marie-Pierre F. Strippoli, Aurélie Stephan, Serateh Ranjbar, José Haba-Rubio, Geoffroy Solelhac, Raphaël Heinzer, Martin Preisig, Francesca Siclari and Kim Q. Do
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:758
  12. Adolescents and young adults are vulnerable to developing mental distress. However, evidence suggests that more than half of the young people with symptoms of depression and anxiety overcome their distress wit...

    Authors: Carlos Gómez-Restrepo, Natalia Godoy Casasbuenas, Natalia Ortiz-Hernández, Victoria Jane Bird, María Paula Jassir Acosta, José Miguel Uribe Restrepo, Bryan Alexander Murillo Sarmiento, Mariana Steffen and Stefan Priebe
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:757
  13. Delirium is a severe neuropsychiatric condition that occurs frequently in all medical settings. It has been associated to serious consequences like higher mortality, institutionalization, and longer hospital s...

    Authors: Bethelhem Sileshy, Hailemariam Hailesilasiie, Yonas Tesfaye and Henok Ababu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:756
  14. Cell phones have increased dramatically as a new communication technology in the modern world. This study aimed to determine the relationship between cell phone over use scale with depression, anxiety and stre...

    Authors: Shima Hashemi, Firoozeh Ghazanfari, Farzad Ebrahimzadeh, Saeed Ghavi and Afsaneh Badrizadeh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:755
  15. Workers of the Australian entertainment industry exhibit disproportionately high rates of impaired psychological wellbeing and suicidal behaviors, with such rates being exacerbated by the negative impact of wo...

    Authors: Daniel Zarate, Christopher Sonn, Adrian Fisher and Vasileios Stavropoulos
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:754
  16. Impulsivity and aggression have been associated with all forms of suicidal behaviour and linked to theories of suicide capability. There is a need to clarify the role of impulsivity and aggression in the progr...

    Authors: Silje Støle Brokke, Nils Inge Landrø and Vegard Øksendal Haaland
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:753
  17. There is a high prevalence of psychoactive substance use among patients with mental health disorders. The optimal treatment of patients with mental health disorders requires an awareness of their history perta...

    Authors: Ahmat K. Abdelhakim, Assad Bio-Sya, Georgia Barikissou Damien, Elvyre T. E. Klikpo, G. M. Gansou and Aurel C. Allabi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:752
  18. Though many adults with ADHD underperform professionally, are more stressed, and have more days of sickness absence compared to adults without ADHD, few studies have explored the experience of working as an ad...

    Authors: Martin Oscarsson, Martina Nelson, Alexander Rozental, Ylva Ginsberg, Per Carlbring and Fredrik Jönsson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:751
  19. Depressive symptoms among adolescents are a serious health concern around the world. Altered DNA methylation in the FK506 binding protein 5 (FKBP5) gene has been reported to regulate stress response, which has be...

    Authors: Wenyan Li, Wanxin Wang, Wenjian Lai, Xiuwen Li, Liwan Zhu, Jingman Shi, Kayla M. Teopiz, Roger S. McIntyre, Lan Guo and Ciyong Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:749
  20. Obesity and cognitive impairment prevalence increases as age increases. Recent growing evidence finds links between obesity and cognitive impairment in older adults. However, the association between the two is...

    Authors: Tsai-Chung Li, Chia-Ing Li, Chiu-Shong Liu, Chih-Hsueh Lin, Shing-Yu Yang and Cheng-Chieh Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:748
  21. This study aimed to categorize different subgroups of problematic smartphone use in Chinese college students. Differences in gender and psychosocial characteristics of the categorized groups were also examined.

    Authors: Lan Hong, Xinyi Lai, Dongwu Xu, Wei Zhang, Bichang Wu, Xin Yu, Ke Zhao and Guohua Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:747
  22. Depression is a leading cause of disability in adolescents, however few receive evidence-based treatment. Despite having the potential to overcome barriers to treatment uptake and adherence, there are very few...

    Authors: S. H. Li, M. R. Achilles, M. Subotic-Kerry, A. Werner-Seidler, J. M. Newby, P. J. Batterham, H. Christensen, A. J. Mackinnon and B. O’Dea
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:746
  23. Patients with chronic depression (CD) typically have an early symptom onset, more psychiatric comorbidities, more treatment attempts, and more frequent and longer inpatient hospitalizations than patients with ...

    Authors: Mikkel Eielsen, Pål Gunnar Ulvenes, Jan Ivar Røssberg, Andreas Høstmælingen, Christina S. Soma and Bruce E. Wampold
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:745
  24. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a high risk factor for suicide, with up to 20% of MDD patients attempting suicide during their lifetime. Current treatments for MDD are slow onset of action, low efficiency, ...

    Authors: Haiyan Liu, Xiaofeng Lan, Chengyu Wang, Fan Zhang, Ling Fu, Weicheng Li, Yanxiang Ye, Zhibo Hu, Ziyuan Chao, Yuping Ning and Yanling Zhou
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:744
  25. The negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health is now clearly established. However, information on the levels of mental ill health of people infected with COVID-19 and potential correlates o...

    Authors: Farzaneh Badinlou, Tobias Lundgren and Markus Jansson-Fröjmark
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:743
  26. The function of the insula has been increasingly mentioned in neurocircuitry models of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) for its role in affective processing and regulating anxiety and its wide interactions ...

    Authors: Zilin Zhou, Bin Li, Jiaxin Jiang, Hailong Li, Lingxiao Cao, Suming Zhang, Yingxue Gao, Lianqing Zhang, Changjian Qiu, Xiaoqi Huang and Qiyong Gong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:742
  27. Dysregulated complement system is linked to pathophysiology of major depressive disorder (MDD). Childhood trauma has been associated with an increased incidence of adult depression via a putative mechanism of ...

    Authors: Xianmei Luo, Zeman Fang, Lingyun Lin, Haiyun Xu, Qingjun Huang and Handi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:741
  28. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by disturbing and unwanted thoughts as well as repetitive and time-consuming behaviors that interfere with performance. Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) has...

    Authors: Razieh Javaherirenani, Seyede Salehe Mortazavi, Mohammadreza Shalbafan, Ahmad Ashouri and Abbas Ramezani Farani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:740
  29. Many studies have revealed that students’ performance in school, is affected by symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress, which may impair their academic achievement, and lead to school dropout. However, to...

    Authors: Girum Nakie, Tesfaye Segon, Mamaru Melkam, Getachew Tesfaw Desalegn and Tadele Amare Zeleke
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:739
  30. Studies on structured skills training groups have indicated beneficial, although still inconclusive, effects on core symptoms of ADHD in adults. This trial examined effects of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy-ba...

    Authors: Anne Halmøy, Anna Edith Ring, Rolf Gjestad, Merete Møller, Bente Ubostad, Tage Lien, Ellen Kathrine Munkhaugen and Mats Fredriksen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:738
  31. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in serious mental health conditions, particularly among older adults. This research explored the prevalence of COVID-19-related anxiety and its associated factors among older...

    Authors: Sabuj Kanti Mistry, ARM Mehrab Ali, Uday Narayan Yadav, Sukanta Das, Nahida Akter, Md. Nazmul Huda, Setho Hadisuyatmana, Sajedur Rahman, David Lim and Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:737
  32. After stressful event exposure, higher perceived social support is a well-established correlate of decreased risk for psychological symptoms, including depressive, anxiety and posttraumatic stress (PTS) sympto...

    Authors: Sarah Thomas, Philipp Kanske, Judith Schäfer, Katrin Veronika Hummel and Sebastian Trautmann
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:736
  33. Postpartum depression (PPD) and postpartum psychosis (PPP) are linked to negative consequences for women and families. Virtual applications present a solution to the challenge of recruiting large samples for g...

    Authors: Joanna Collaton, Cindy-Lee Dennis, Valerie H. Taylor, Sophie Grigoriadis, Tim F. Oberlander, Benicio N. Frey, Ryan Van Lieshout, Jerry Guintivano, Samantha Meltzer-Brody, James L. Kennedy and Simone N. Vigod
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:735
  34. Paliperidone is a second-generation antipsychotic agent that is effective in the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder as well as an adjunct to mood stabilizers and antidepressants for bipola...

    Authors: Natasa Borojevic, Midya Dawud, Junhua Xiao and Yang Yun
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:734
  35. Bodily distress syndrome (BDS) is a new, empirical-based diagnosis of functional somatic symptoms. This study aimed to explore the prevalence of BDS and its association with psychosocial variables in a Chinese...

    Authors: Jing Ma, Linli Zheng, Ran Chen, Jie Ren, Hua Chen, Yaoyin Zhang, Wentian Li, Xiquan Ma, Wei Lu, Heng Wu, Kurt Fritzsche, Anne Christin Toussaint, Rainer Leonhart, Jing Wei and Lan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:733
  36. The COVID-19 pandemic has induced high levels of stress. The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between emotional stress (COVID-19 related fear, anger, frustration, and loneliness) and the use of ...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Olanrewaju Ibigbami, Brandon Brown, Maha El Tantawi, Nourhan M. Aly, Roberto Ariel Abeldaño Zuñiga, Giuliana Florencia Abeldaño, Eshrat Ara, Passent Ellakany, Balgis Gaffar, Nuraldeen Maher Al-Khanati, Ifeoma Idigbe, Anthonia Omotola Ishabiyi, Mohammed Jafer, Abeedha Tu-Allah Khan, Zumama Khalid…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:732
  37. Depression is a worldwide disease. CBT-based self-help treatment allows patients with mild to moderate depression symptoms to improve their depression or to bridge the waiting- or pandemic period until they re...

    Authors: Megi Mamukashvili-Delau, Nicole Koburger, Sandra Dietrich and Christine Rummel-Kluge
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:730
  38. Emotional expression has been suggested to affect the well-being of individuals with unintentional injuries. However, few studies have investigated it as a heterogeneous phenomenon. The purpose of this study w...

    Authors: Xinlu Wang, Qiongyao Tu, Dongdong Huang, Pinpin Jin, Xue Cai, Haifeng Zhao, Zhongqiu Lu and Chaoqun Dong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:729
  39. Bergen 4-day treatment (B4DT) is a concentrated exposure-based treatment (cET), where the patient receives concentrated, individually tailored cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) during four consecutive days. P...

    Authors: Hanne Moe Iversen, Thorstein Olsen Eide, Mathea Harvold, Stian Solem, Gerd Kvale, Bjarne Hansen and Kristen Hagen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:728
  40. Common mental disorders are general term for mental disorders with high disability rates and significant social burden. The purpose of this study was to determine the degree of long-term disability associated ...

    Authors: Yijiao Zhang, Minghui Li, Huifang Yin, Chao Ma, Zhengjing Huang, Yongping Yan, Changgui Kou, Mi Hu, Jing Wen, Shulin Chen, Cunxian Jia, Jie Yan, Hua Ding, Qiang Li, Li Yang, Yueqin Huang…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:727
  41. The aim of the study was to explore patients’ attitudes towards voluntary and involuntary hospitalization in Norway, and predictors for involuntary patients who wanted admission.

    Authors: Kjetil Hustoft, Tor Ketil Larsen, Kolbjørn Brønnick, Inge Joa, Jan Olav Johannessen and Torleif Ruud
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:726
  42. Recently, there has been a blooming focus on “eating healthy and clean”, with the ideal of being healthy becoming a popular lifestyle trend. Previous research suggested the presence of two forms of orthorexia:...

    Authors: Serena Samaha, Reine Azzi, Rana Rizk, Abir Sarray El Dine, Diana Malaeb, Souheil Hallit, Sahar Obeid and Michel Soufia
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:725
  43. Although SSRIs are no longer widely prescribed for post-stroke motor recovery, fluoxetine demonstrated beneficial effects on post-stroke depression (PSD). Given the potential side effects of SSRIs, targeted in...

    Authors: Julie Yi, Justin Lu, Annie Yang and Elisabeth Breese Marsh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:722
  44. The loss of a loved one through death is practically an inevitable part of the human experience. However, not all grieving people cope with this blow in the same way. One of the factors that may differentiate ...

    Authors: Abbas Ebadi, Asal Seraji, Maryam Farmahini Farahani and Hamid Sharif Nia
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:721

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