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  1. Mental health disorders have been identified as being one of the public health issues throughout the world. More than 24 million people worldwide suffer from schizophrenia. However, there is little information...

    Authors: Ayano Shanko, Lonsako Abute and Temesgen Tamirat
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:80
  2. Given that common mental disorders are one of the leading causes of disease burden worldwide, it is likely that many children are growing up with a parent or other adult within their family who has anxiety or ...

    Authors: Lucy Dean, Hadassah Buechner, Bianca Moffett, Meriam Maritze, Louise J. Dalton, Jeffrey R. Hanna, Elizabeth Rapa, Alan Stein, Stephen Tollman and Kathleen Kahn
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:78
  3. Nearly 40% of patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) have been found to experience cognitive impairment in at least one domain. Cognitive impairment associated with MDD is disproportionately represented...

    Authors: Saba Mokhtari, Asieh Mokhtari, Farah Bakizadeh, Alireza Moradi and Mohammadreza Shalbafan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:77
  4. Depression is a significant contributor to disability in Brazil, with most Brazilians affected by depression receiving no treatment. As the community, including family and friends, plays a crucial role in prov...

    Authors: Simone Scotti Requena, Thais Alves Assumpção, Carlos Henrique Mesquita Peres, Amanda Vidotto Cerqueira, Alexandre Andrade Loch, Wenging Li and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:76
  5. Major depression is a highly prevalent disorder causing severe personal distress, and high societal costs. Patients with depression often have comorbid insomnia disorder (ID) leading to even worse personal dis...

    Authors: A. Y. Schotanus, E. Dozeman, S. L. C. Ikelaar, A. van Straten, A. T. F. Beekman, F. van Nassau, J. E. Bosmans and A. van Schaik
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:75
  6. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by substantial interindividual heterogeneity that challenges the systematic assessment and treatment. Considering mixed evidence from previous n...

    Authors: Benjamin Selaskowski, Laura Marie Asché, Annika Wiebe, Kyra Kannen, Behrem Aslan, Thiago Morano Gerding, Dario Sanchez, Ulrich Ettinger, Markus Kölle, Silke Lux, Alexandra Philipsen and Niclas Braun
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:74
  7. The challenging working conditions during the Covid-19 pandemic created a perfect storm that can seriously impact nurses' physical and psychological well-being. Our study aimed to investigate complicated grief...

    Authors: Farnaz Rahmani, Mina Hosseinzadeh and Leila Gholizadeh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:73
  8. The fear and lack of understanding of mental illness can lead to stigma. The stigma of mental illness affects not only individuals who suffer from it, but also the caregivers. Stigma among caregivers can lead ...

    Authors: Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Sarah Maria Najjuka, Mohammed A. Mamun, Mark D. Griffiths, Novatus Nyemara and Scholastic Ashaba
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:72
  9. Studies about the two most used and validated instruments for the early detection of Bipolar Disorder (BD), the 32 - item Hypomania Checklist (HCL - 32) and the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ), are scarce in...

    Authors: Uta Ouali, Yosra Zgueb, Lamia Jouini, Amina Aissa, Rabaa Jomli, Abdelhafidh Ouertani, Adel Omrani, Fethi Nacef, Mauro G. Carta and Antonio Preti
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:70
  10. Genetic risks may predispose individuals to major mood disorders differently. This study investigated the gene polymorphisms of previously reported candidate genes for major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipol...

    Authors: Ting Zhang, Qingmin Rao, Kangguang Lin, Yongyin He, Jintai Cai, Mengxin Yang, Ying Xu, Le Hou, Yulong Lin and Haiying Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:69
  11. Long COVID patients have experienced a decline in their quality of life due to, in part but not wholly, its negative emotional impact. Some of the most prevalent mental health symptoms presented by long COVID ...

    Authors: M. Samper-Pardo, B. Oliván-Blázquez, R. Magallón-Botaya, F. Méndez-López, C. Bartolomé-Moreno and S. León-Herrera
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:68
  12. The way how technology addiction relates to psychosis remains inconclusive and uncertain. The present study aimed to test the hypothesis of a mediating role of depression, anxiety and stress in the association...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Haitham Jahrami, Rami Away, Khaled Trabelsi, Seithikurippu R. Pandi-Perumal, Mary V. Seeman, Souheil Hallit and Majda Cheour
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:67
  13. Potentially traumatic events may lead to the development of a wide range of adverse psychological responses, including symptoms of anxiety, depression, and (complex) posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Despi...

    Authors: Yahya Salimi, C. Hoeboer, Seyed Ali Motevalli Haghi, R. E. Williamson, Mohammad Dawood Rahimi, Nader Rajabi-Gilan, Ali Almasi and M. Olff
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:65
  14. Non-adherence to psychotropic medications is common in schizophrenia and bipolar disorders (BDs) leading to adverse outcomes. We examined patterns of antipsychotic use in schizophrenia and BD and their impact ...

    Authors: Anthony J. Perkins, Rezaul Khandker, Ashley Overley, Craig A. Solid, Farid Chekani, Anna Roberts, Paul Dexter, Malaz A. Boustani and Leslie Hulvershorn
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:64
  15. Although many studies have reported the biological basis of major depressive disorder (MDD), none have been put into practical use. Recently, we developed a generalizable brain network marker for MDD diagnoses...

    Authors: Go Okada, Yuki Sakai, Maki Shibakawa, Toshinori Yoshioka, Eri Itai, Hotaka Shinzato, Osamu Yamamoto, Kenichi Kurata, Tatsuji Tamura, Hiroaki Jitsuiki, Hidehisa Yamashita, Akio Mantani, Norio Yokota, Mitsuo Kawato and Yasumasa Okamoto
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:63
  16. The important role of mental health in sustainable economic development is gradually being recognized. This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and gender disparity of those who screen positive for depressi...

    Authors: Shanquan Chen, Yuqi Wang and Rui She
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:62
  17. Patients with psychosis frequently use a variety of psychotropic medicines, many of which have anticholinergic effects that can impair cognition. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate whether there is an ass...

    Authors: Chadia Haddad, Pascale Salameh, Hala Sacre, Jean-Pierre Clément and Benjamin Calvet
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:61
  18. This study aimed to explore the internal consistency and factor validity of the 13-item self-report questionnaire Parent-Patient Activation Measure (P-PAM) in a sample of parents of children with Attention-def...

    Authors: Ingunn Mundal, Petter Laake, Stål K. Bjørkly and Mariela L. Lara-Cabrera
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:60
  19. Efforts to develop neuroimaging-based biomarkers in major depressive disorder (MDD), at the individual level, have been limited to date. As diagnostic criteria are currently symptom-based, MDD is conceptualize...

    Authors: Cynthia H. Y. Fu, Guray Erus, Yong Fan, Mathilde Antoniades, Danilo Arnone, Stephen R. Arnott, Taolin Chen, Ki Sueng Choi, Cherise Chin Fatt, Benicio N. Frey, Vibe G. Frokjaer, Melanie Ganz, Jose Garcia, Beata R. Godlewska, Stefanie Hassel, Keith Ho…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:59
  20. A proper understanding of the protective factors against suicide attempt can provide the basis for planning preventive interventions. This study aimed to identify protective factors against suicide attempt amo...

    Authors: Saeed Ariapooran, Mehdi Khezeli, Parisa Janjani, Hamid Jafaralilou, Sajad Narimani, Maryam Mazaheri and Mohsen Khezeli
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:58
  21. Quality of care and access to effective interventions have been widely criticised as limited for people diagnosed with ‘personality disorder’ or who have comparable needs (described in some recent papers as “C...

    Authors: Panos Katakis, Merle Schlief, Phoebe Barnett, Luke Sheridan Rains, Sarah Rowe, Steve Pilling and Sonia Johnson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:57
  22. A considerable proportion of people attending mental health services are parents with dependent children. Parental mental illness can be challenging for all family members including the parent’s children and p...

    Authors: Andrea Reupert, Phillip Tchernegovski, Lingling Chen and Maddison Huddle
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:56
  23. The literature highly concentrates on disorders related to body image among women but only minimally when it comes to the male population; hence, in order to provide general practitioners, and primary care phy...

    Authors: Georges Merhy, Verginia Moubarak, Rabih Hallit, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:55
  24. Subjective cognitive decline (SCD) is highlighted in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), which impairs objective cognitive performance and worsens the clinical outcomes. Immune dysregulation is supp...

    Authors: Meiti Wang, Zheyi Wei, Qinte Huang, Weijie Yang, Chenglin Wu, Tongdan Cao, Jie Zhao, Dongbin Lyu, Fan Wang, Ni Zhou, Haijing Huang, Mengke Zhang, Yiming Chen, Yi Xu, Weiliang Ma, Zheng Chen…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:54
  25. Because they are prevalent, persistent, and have substantial negative effects on physical health, psychological well-being, and economic implications, common mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, and soma...

    Authors: Amsalu Belete, Moges Wubneh Abate, Adane Birhanu Nigat, Agimasie Tigabu, Berihun Bantie, Gebrie Kassaw Yirga, Chalie Marew Tiruneh, Tigabu Desie Emiru, Nigusie Selomon Tibebu, Getasew Legas, Sintayehu Asnakew, Belete Gelaw Walle, Moges Yinges Yitayew, Simegnew Kibret and Kassa Abebaw Tesema
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:53
  26. Continuity of care is considered an important treatment aspect of psychiatric disorders, as it often involves long-lasting or recurrent episodes with psychosocial treatment aspects. We investigated in two psyc...

    Authors: Werner de Cruppé, Michaela Assheuer, Max Geraedts and Karl Beine
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:52
  27. Although the prevalence of psychological problems in transitional-age youth (i.e., youth aged 15 to 25; TAY) is high, TAY are much less likely to receive age-appropriate treatments for their psychological prob...

    Authors: Janna Keulen, Denise Matthijssen, Jacquelijne Schraven, Maja Deković and Denise Bodden
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:51
  28. Interpersonal problems are one of the factors for understanding the complex issues that result in suicide attempts and self-injury by poisoning. The quality of familial relationships is a predictor of the occu...

    Authors: Masoud Fallahi-Khoshknab, Zainab Amirian, Sadat Seyed Bagher Maddah, Hamid Reza Khankeh and Asghar Dalvandi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:50
  29. Depression is a psychiatric disorder with global public health concerns. Although a number of risk factors have been identified for depression, there is no clear relationship between biochemistry and depressio...

    Authors: Xinyuan Li, Yafei Mao, Shumin Zhu, Jin Ma, Shichao Gao, Xiuyu Jin, Zishuan Wei and Yulan Geng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:49
  30. There is still a lack of comprehensive research on the profile of patients in forensic mental health hospitals in China. This study aims to investigate the socio-demographic, clinical, and offense-related char...

    Authors: Yu Gu, Huijuan Guo, Jiansong Zhou and Xiaoping Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:48
  31. To understand the facial emotion recognition of male veterans with chronic schizophrenia and the relationship between facial emotion recognition and interpersonal communication to provide a reference for desig...

    Authors: Yu-Hong Wang, Xin-Fu Wang, Li-Da Shi, Xiao-Mei Xu, Li-Ning Wei, Shan-Shan Li, Xi-Po Li, Xin-Li Ma, Zhan-Min Li, Xin-Zhen Wei, Qian Wang and Ke-Qiang Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:47
  32. Men account for three-quarters of all suicide deaths in many Western nations including Australia. Whilst extensive research has examined risk factors for suicidal ideation and behaviour in men, protective fact...

    Authors: Zac E. Seidler, Michael J. Wilson, John L. Oliffe, Krista Fisher, Rory O’Connor, Jane Pirkis and Simon M. Rice
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:46
  33. Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a severe and chronic psychiatric disorder with premature age-related physiological changes. However, numerous previous studies examined the epigenetic age acceleration in SCZ patients an...

    Authors: Zongchang Li, Xiaofen Zong, David Li, Ying He, Jinsong Tang, Maolin Hu and Xiaogang Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:45
  34. Accumulating evidence showed that dietary habits might modify the risk of depression. This study aimed to evaluate the longitudinal association of egg consumption with depressive symptoms in the Chinese elderly.

    Authors: Fudong Li, Xiaoli Li, Xue Gu, Tao Zhang, Le Xu, Junfen Lin and Kun Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:44
  35. Literature explains participation limitations among people with schizophrenia through the context of metacognitive limitations, specifically in symptoms and in executive functions (EF). Research has shown mixe...

    Authors: Alona Kaizerman-Dinerman, David Roe, Naor Demeter and Naomi Josman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:42
  36. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common, recurrent mental disorder and a leading cause of disability worldwide. A large part of adult MDD patients report a history of childhood trauma (CT). Patients with MDD ...

    Authors: Anouk W. Gathier, Josine E. Verhoeven, Patricia C. van Oppen, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, Maarten J. M. Merkx, Pieter Dingemanse, Kim M. K. S. Stehouwer, Carmen M. M. van den Bulck and Christiaan H. Vinkers
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:41
  37. Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a severe mental illness mainly characterized by a number of psychiatric symptoms. Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a long-lasting and devastating mental disorder. SCZ has high co-o...

    Authors: Abdolhakim Ghanbarzehi, Ali Sepehrinezhad, Nazanin Hashemi, Minoo Karimi and Ali Shahbazi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:40
  38. Cyberbullying is becoming common in inflicting harm on others, especially among adolescents. This study aims to assess the prevalence of cyberbullying, determine the risk factors, and assess the association be...

    Authors: Gassem Gohal, Ahmad Alqassim, Ebtihal Eltyeb, Ahmed Rayyani, Bassam Hakami, Abdullah Al Faqih, Abdullah Hakami, Almuhannad Qadri and Mohamed Mahfouz
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:39
  39. Most studies agree that the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown had a negative impact on mental health. On the other hand, international studies have shown that psychiatric emergency departments (pED...

    Authors: T. Goldschmidt, Y. Kippe, A. Finck, M. Adam, H. Hamadoun, J. G. Winkler, F. Bermpohl, M. Schouler-Ocak and S. Gutwinksi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:38
  40. Major Depressive Disorder is one of the most common mental disorders, and it is the main cause of disability worldwide with a prevalence ranging from 7 to 21%.

    Authors: Ketema Zerihun Asefa, Tadele Degefa Bedada, Jaleta Abdisa Fufa, Firomsa Shewa Gari, Gurmessa Nugussu Gelcho and Geremew Muleta Akessa
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:37
  41. Ayudhaya et al. examined the effect of Behavioral Activation on daily step count and heart rate variability among older adults with depression in a study labeled a cluster randomized controlled trial (cRCT). H...

    Authors: Yasaman Jamshidi-Naeini, Lilian Golzarri-Arroyo, Abu Bakkar Siddique, Colby J. Vorland and David B. Allison
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:35
  42. COVID-19 spread between and across nearly every country, with considerable negative health consequences. The current study aimed to determine the prevalence of violence and its association with mental health a...

    Authors: Koorosh Kamali, Azam Maleki, Seyed Abbas Bagheri Yazdi, Elham Faghihzadeh, Zarrintaj Hoseinzade, Marzieh Hajibabaei, Seyedeh Elham Sharafi and Ahmad Ali Noorbala
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:33
  43. Task sharing is an implementation strategy which increases access to services by training and supporting treatment delivery by nonspecialists. Such an approach has demonstrated effectiveness for depression and...

    Authors: Grace S. Woodard, Amanda Mraz and Brenna N. Renn
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:32

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