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  1. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article

    Authors: Daniel Schöttle, Wolfgang Janetzky, Daniel Luedecke, Elmar Beck, Christoph U. Correll and Klaus Wiedemann

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:389

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    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:365

  2. Content type: Research article

    The efficacy of parent-child training (PCT) regarding child symptoms may be reduced if the mother has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The AIMAC study (ADHD in Mothers and Children) aimed to co...

    Authors: Christopher Hautmann, Manfred Döpfner, Josepha Katzmann, Stephanie Schürmann, Tanja Wolff Metternich-Kaizman, Charlotte Jaite, Viola Kappel, Julia Geissler, Andreas Warnke, Christian Jacob, Klaus Hennighausen, Barbara Haack-Dees, Katja Schneider-Momm, Alexandra Philipsen, Swantje Matthies, Michael Rösler…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:388

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Childhood abuse related posttraumatic stress disorder (CA-PTSD) is associated with a high burden of disease and with treatment response rates that leave room for improvement. One of the treatments for PTSD, pr...

    Authors: D. A. C. Oprel, C. M. Hoeboer, M. Schoorl, R. A. De Kleine, I. G. Wigard, M. Cloitre, A. Van Minnen and W. Van der Does

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:385

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental characterized by attention deficit, hyperactivity, emotional impulses and difficulty with cognitive functions. The Das-Naglieri Cognitive...

    Authors: Ling Qin, Hairun Liu, Hong Zhang, Yanhong Fu and Dandan Li

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:386

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  5. Content type: Research article

    People with a psychotic disorder have an increased risk of becoming the victim of a crime. To prevent victimization a body-oriented resilience therapy using kickboxing exercises was developed. This study aims ...

    Authors: Bertine de Vries, Elisabeth C. D. van der Stouwe, Clement O. Waarheid, Stefan H. J. Poel, Erwin M. van der Helm, André Aleman, Johan Arends, Gerdina H. M. Pijnenborg and Jooske T. van Busschbach

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:384

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  6. Content type: Research article

    By combining regional homogeneity (ReHo) and functional connectivity (FC) analyses, this study aimed to explore brain functional alterations in Attenuated Psychosis Syndrome (APS), which could provide compleme...

    Authors: Xiangyun Long, Fei Liu, Nan Huang, Na Liu, Jie Zhang, Jing Chen, Ansi Qi, Xiaofeng Guan and Zheng Lu

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:383

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The number of asylum seekers, refugees and internally displaced people worldwide has increased dramatically over the past 5 years. Many countries are continuing to resort to detaining asylum seekers and other ...

    Authors: M. von Werthern, K. Robjant, Z. Chui, R. Schon, L. Ottisova, C. Mason and C. Katona

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:382

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) is a significant public health and social welfare problem in low-and middle income countries (LMICs). However, most ACEs research is based on developed countries, and littl...

    Authors: Manasi Kumar, Beatrice Amugune, Beatrice Madeghe, Grace Nduku Wambua, Judith Osok, Anastasia Polkonikova-Wamoto, David Bukusi, Fred Were and Keng-Yen Huang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:381

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The literature suggests that many people in the general population tend to distance themselves from those with mental illness. However, there are volunteers that behave differently, spending their free time wi...

    Authors: Sarah Toner, Lauren M. Hickling, Mariana Pinto da Costa, Megan Cassidy and Stefan Priebe

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:378

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The aims of this study were to explore the relationship between early reduction in psychotic symptoms and the ultimate response in patients with schizophrenia treated by atypical antipsychotics, and to determi...

    Authors: Yi-Lung Chen, Kun-Po Chen, Chih-Chiang Chiu, Ming-Hong Tai and For-Wey Lung

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:376

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    Adolescents with intellectual disabilities have an increased risk of developing academic, social, and psychological problems compared with non-disabled peers. These difficulties might have an impact on the imp...

    Authors: Fenneke L. M. Verberg, Petra Helmond and Geertjan Overbeek

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:377

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Arab refugees and immigrants living in the United States may be exposed to political, economic, social, and environmental stressors that may affect their mental health. Yet, little is known regarding mental he...

    Authors: Sanjana Pampati, Zaineb Alattar, Evette Cordoba, Madiha Tariq and Carlos Mendes de Leon

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:379

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Cognitive behavioural therapy has been used for schizophrenia, but to which extent it is effective is still controversial. Results of existing meta-analyses are of difficult interpretation, because they mainly...

    Authors: Irene Bighelli, Maximilian Huhn, Johannes Schneider-Thoma, Marc Krause, Cornelia Reitmeir, Sofia Wallis, Felicitas Schwermann, Gabi Pitschel-Walz, Corrado Barbui, Toshi A. Furukawa and Stefan Leucht

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:380

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Adolescence is a key period of risk for the emergence of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). The prescription of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for the treatment of depression in adolescents is ...

    Authors: Rita A. Maroun, Lisa A. Thackeray and Nick Midgley

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:374

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Suicidal ideation and suicidal risk assessment are major concerns for health professionals. The perception of a low level of parental support is a risk factor for suicidal tendencies among adolescents, but lit...

    Authors: Melissa Macalli, Marie Tournier, Cédric Galéra, Ilaria Montagni, Aicha Soumare, Sylvana M. Côté and Christophe Tzourio

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:373

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a seasonally recurrent type of major depression that has detrimental effects on patients’ lives during winter. Little is known about how it affects patients during summer a...

    Authors: Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, Edda Pjrek, Christina Kien, Gerald Gartlehner, Lucie Bartova, Michaela-Elena Friedrich, Siegfried Kasper and Dietmar Winkler

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:372

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  17. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the outcome of an integrated individual and family therapy (Intensive Contextual Treatment: ICT) in terms of reducing suffering and increasing functional adjustment among self-harming and/or sui...

    Authors: Moa Bråthén Wijana, Pia Enebrink, Sophie I. Liljedahl and Ata Ghaderi

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:371

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Women are more susceptible to major depressive disorder (MDD). A possible explanation is that women have a trait tendency to engage in a ruminative response style. Depending on cognitive model of depression, a...

    Authors: Changjun Teng, Jing Zhou, Hui Ma, Yarong Tan, Xin Wu, Chengbin Guan, Huifen Qiao, Jijun Li, Yuan Zhong, Chun Wang and Ning Zhang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:370

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  19. Content type: Study protocol

    A substantial genetic component accounts for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) aetiology, with some rare and common genetic risk factors recently identified. Large collections of DNAs from thoroughly characteriz...

    Authors: Pierandrea Muglia, Michele Filosi, Lucio Da Ros, Tony Kam-Thong, Franco Nardocci, Elisabetta Trabetti, Emiliangelo Ratti, Paolo Rizzini, Alessandro Zuddas, Bernardo Dalla Bernardina and Enrico Domenici

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:369

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  20. Content type: Research article

    People with mental disorders often encounter stigmatizing attitudes related to their conditions. Stigma often represents one of the critical obstacles that stand in the way of delivering mental health care. Th...

    Authors: Juan Li, Meng-meng Zhang, Lin Zhao, Wen-qiang Li, Jun-lin Mu and Zhao-hui Zhang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:367

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Longitudinal studies have consistently reported that prenatal exposure to acetaminophen can to lead to an increased risk of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder during childhood. This study aimed to invest...

    Authors: Luciana Tovo-Rodrigues, Bruna Celestino Schneider, Thais Martins-Silva, Bianca Del-Ponte, Christian Loret de Mola, Lavinia Schuler-Faccini, Fernanda Sales Luiz Vianna, Tiago N. Munhoz, Ludmila Entiauspe, Mariângela Freitas Silveira, Iná S. Santos, Alicia Matijasevich, Aluísio J. D. Barros, Luis Augusto Rohde and Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:368

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Treatment of depression in cardiac patients is difficult. Patients’ illness beliefs regarding depression are associated with outcomes. The aim of the mixed-methods study was to test whether patients in routine...

    Authors: Julia Luise Magaard, Bernd Löwe, Anna Levke Brütt and Sebastian Kohlmann

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:366

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  23. Content type: Research article

    In this study, the treatment of schizophrenia patients with aripiprazole once-monthly (AOM) was evaluated under real-life conditions in a naturalistic setting.

    Authors: Daniel Schöttle, Wolfgang Janetzky, Daniel Luedecke, Elmar Beck, Christoph U. Correll and Klaus Wiedemann

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:365

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:389

  24. Content type: Research article

    Orthorexia nervosa (ON) is characterized by an obsession with healthy eating, which may lead to severe physical, psychological and social disorders. It is particularly important to research this problem in pop...

    Authors: María-Laura Parra-Fernández, Teresa Rodríguez-Cano, María-Dolores Onieva-Zafra, María José Perez-Haro, Víctor Casero-Alonso, Elia Fernández-Martinez and Blanca Notario-Pacheco

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:364

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  25. Content type: Study protocol

    In the absence of one intervention that can cure all patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), the leading cause of disability worldwide, increased attention has been focused on selecting the best treatme...

    Authors: Sigal Zilcha-Mano, Tohar Dolev, Liat Leibovich and Jacques P. Barber

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:362

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  26. Content type: Research article

    To investigate (a) the diagnostic agreement between diagnoses of somatoform disorders, depressive and anxiety disorders obtained from a structured clinical interview and diagnoses reported from primary care ph...

    Authors: Katharina Piontek, Meike C. Shedden-Mora, Maria Gladigau, Amina Kuby and Bernd Löwe

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:361

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Suicide is higher among adults with disabilities compared to their counterparts without disabilities and suicide is mostly preceded with suicidal ideations. For each successful suicide, there could be many ide...

    Authors: Angela Kwartemaa Acheampong and Lydia Aziato

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:360

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  28. Content type: Research article

    While many studies have explored the concept and correlates of stigma towards individuals with mental illness, few have investigated the role of personality in this process. In the current study, we firstly ex...

    Authors: Qi Yuan, Esmond Seow, Edimansyah Abdin, Boon Yiang Chua, Hui Lin Ong, Ellaisha Samari, Siow Ann Chong and Mythily Subramaniam

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:358

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Diabetes and depression are both chronic debilitating conditions, and their coexistence has been associated with adverse outcomes. In this study, we investigated the association between glycaemic control and d...

    Authors: Josephine Akpalu, Ernest Yorke, Joana Ainuson-Quampah, Williams Balogun and Kwame Yeboah

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:357

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  30. Content type: Research article

    One third of older people are estimated to die with dementia, which is a principal cause of death in developed countries. While it is assumed that people die with severe dementia this is not based on evidence.

    Authors: Jesutofunmi Aworinde, Nomi Werbeloff, Gemma Lewis, Gill Livingston and Andrew Sommerlad

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:355

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Recently, suicides in Greece have drawn national and international interest due to the current economic crisis. According to published reports, suicides in Greece have increased up to 40% and Crete has been hi...

    Authors: Maria Basta, Alexandros Vgontzas, Anastasia Kastanaki, Manolis Michalodimitrakis, Katerina Kanaki, Katerina Koutra, Maria Anastasaki and Panagiotis Simos

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:356

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Health education is particularly important for people with mental illness because they are at higher risk of becoming overweight or obese and developing type 2 diabetes than are members of the general populati...

    Authors: N. F. Hempler, R. A. S. Pals, L. Pedersbæk and P. DeCosta

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:353

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Controlling drinking behaviour requires the ability to block out distracting alcohol cues in situations in which drinking is inappropriate or harmful. However, at present few studies have investigated whether ...

    Authors: Timo Lehmann Kvamme, Kristine Rømer Thomsen, Mette Buhl Callesen, Nuria Doñamayor, Mads Jensen, Mads Uffe Pedersen and Valerie Voon

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:354

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  34. Content type: Research article

    In the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) study, a third of patients did not achieve remission or adequate response after two treatment trials, fulfilling requirements for treatmen...

    Authors: Allitia DiBernardo, Xiwu Lin, Qiaoyi Zhang, Jim Xiang, Lang Lu, Carol Jamieson, Carmela Benson, Kwan Lee, Robert Bodén, Lena Brandt, Philip Brenner, Johan Reutfors and Gang Li

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:352

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  35. Content type: Study protocol

    The detection of early warning signs is essential in the long-term treatment of bipolar disorders. However, in bipolar patients’ daily life and outpatient treatment the assessment of upcoming state changes fac...

    Authors: Esther Mühlbauer, Michael Bauer, Ulrich Ebner-Priemer, Philipp Ritter, Holger Hill, Fabrice Beier, Nikolaus Kleindienst and Emanuel Severus

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:349

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Experiments and large-scale epidemiological studies indicate the importance of green space for mental health. However, little research has been conducted to elucidate whether these mental health benefits are m...

    Authors: Xiaoqi Feng and Thomas Astell-Burt

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:348

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  37. Content type: Study protocol

    German statutory health insurances are pursuing the goal of improving treatment of chronically ill people by promoting networks of health care providers and supporting treatments that reflect the current medic...

    Authors: Julia Luise Magaard, Sarah Liebherz, Hanne Melchior, Alexander Engels, Hans-Helmut König, Levente Kriston, Holger Schulz, Jeanette Jahed, Anna Levke Brütt, Katrin Christiane Reber and Martin Härter

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:347

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Although body-related problems are common in patients with somatoform disorder, research focusing on how patients with somatoform disorder perceive and evaluate their body is scarce. The present study compared...

    Authors: M. Scheffers, H. Kalisvaart, J. T. van Busschbach, R. J. Bosscher, M. A. J. van Duijn, S. A. M. van Broeckhuysen-Kloth, R. A. Schoevers and R. Geenen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:346

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Tooth loss is suggested to be associated with an increased risk of dementia in many studies. But the relationship between tooth loss and dementia is not yet fully understood. This systematic review and meta-an...

    Authors: Wen-li Fang, Mu-jun Jiang, Bei-bei Gu, Ying-mei Wei, Sheng-nuo Fan, Wang Liao, Yu-qiu Zheng, Shao-wei Liao, Ying Xiong, Yi Li, Song-hua Xiao and Jun Liu

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:345

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Specialist mental health supported accommodation services are a key component to a graduated level of care from hospital to independently living in the community for people with complex, longer term mental hea...

    Authors: Christian Dalton-Locke, Rosie Attard, Helen Killaspy and Sarah White

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:344

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  41. Content type: Research article

    “Behaviour that Challenges” is common in people living with dementia, resident in care homes and historically has been treated with anti-psychotics. However, such usage is associated with 1800 potentially avoi...

    Authors: Ian D Maidment, Sarah Damery, Niyah Campbell, Nichola Seare, Chris Fox, Steve Iliffe, Andrea Hilton, Graeme Brown, Nigel Barnes, Jane Wilcock, Emma Randle, Sarah Gillespie, Garry Barton and Rachel Shaw

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:340

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Studies have confirmed that the thalamus and the primary somatosensory cortex (SI) are associated with cognitive function. These two brain regions are closely related in structure and function. The interaction...

    Authors: Lijun Kang, Aixia Zhang, Ning Sun, Penghong Liu, Chunxia Yang, Gaizhi Li, Zhifen Liu, Yanfang Wang and Kerang Zhang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:339

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Current evidence suggests that the addiction on one substance may underpin or affect addiction on another in polysubstance users. However, there is no tool that has been shown to have psychometric validation f...

    Authors: Md. Dilshad Manzar, Majed Alamri, Salahuddin Mohammed, Mohammed Ali Yunus Khan, Vijay Kumar Chattu, Seithikurippu R Pandi-Perumal and Ahmed S Bahammam

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:343

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