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  1. Pooling data from different sources will advance mental health research by providing larger sample sizes and allowing cross-study comparisons; however, the heterogeneity in how variables are measured across st...

    Authors: Eoin McElroy, Thomas Wood, Raymond Bond, Maurice Mulvenna, Mark Shevlin, George B. Ploubidis, Mauricio Scopel Hoffmann and Bettina Moltrecht
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:530
  2. Schizophrenia (SCZ) patients undergoing antipsychotic treatment demonstrated a high prevalence and harmful effects of metabolic syndrome (MetS), which acted as the major cause of cardiovascular disease. The ma...

    Authors: Hongxia Zhao, Guang Zhu, Tong Zhu, Binbin Ding, Ahong Xu, Songyan Gao, Yufan Chao, Na Li, Yongchun Chen, Zuowei Wang, Yong Jie and Xin Dong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:529
  3. Stress-induced exhaustion disorder (SED) is the most common reason for long-term sick leave in Sweden and the recovery process may be long and troublesome. This study explores the symptoms of burnout, depressi...

    Authors: Therese Eskilsson, David Olsson, Anna-Maria Ekbäck and Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:525
  4. New mothers and fathers are at risk of developing postnatal depressive problems. To understand how postnatal depressive symptoms unfold over time, analyses at the within-person level are necessary. Inspecting ...

    Authors: Nora Skjerdingstad, Lydia G. Speyer, Adela-Maria Isvoranu, Vibeke Moe and Eivor Fredriksen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:523
  5. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a serious neurodegenerative disease that brings great stress to the physical and mental health of patients. At the same time, long-term treatment will also bring great economic loss...

    Authors: Yanhong Pan, Dandan Liang, Lingjie Lu, Zishan Yu, Bo Wang, Wei Luo, Ping Wang and Sheng Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:522
  6. Younger age of migration is associated with higher risk of psychotic disorders but the relationship between age of migration and common mental disorders is less clear. This study investigates the association b...

    Authors: Melanie L. Straiton, Dawit Shawel Abebe and Lars Johan Hauge
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:521
  7. Case conferences are described as a goal-oriented, systematic method that team members can use to exchange professional opinions and develop treatment actions for a particular care problem. However, not all ca...

    Authors: Janne Myhre and Bjørn Lichtwarck
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:520
  8. The Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) is an evidence-based mental health treatment in primary care. A greater understanding of the determinants of successful CoCM implementation, particularly the characteristics...

    Authors: Avram Kordon, Allison J. Carroll, Emily Fu, Lisa J. Rosenthal, Jeffrey T. Rado, Neil Jordan, C. Hendricks Brown and Justin D. Smith
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:519
  9. The Sleep Condition Indicator (SCI), an insomnia measurement tool based on the updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) criteria with sound psychometric properties w...

    Authors: Runtang Meng, Yiwei Ying, Yi Luo, Mengyi Huang, Christopher B. Miller, Yuhuan Xie, Yuxin Jia, Lianxia Fan, Wukang Chen, Jiayu Yi, Nongnong Yang, Jiale Xu, Chen Jiang, Liping Lu, Haiyan Ma, Karen Spruyt…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:518
  10. Depression and anxiety symptoms among medical students are often a concern. The Patient Health Questionnaire-Four (PHQ-4), an important tool for depression and anxiety screening, is commonly used and easy to a...

    Authors: Runtang Meng, Chen Jiang, Joseph M. Dzierzewski, Yihong Zhu, Meng Wang, Nongnong Yang, Xiaoxue Liu, Lina Guo, Yufan Ping, Caojie Zhou, Jiale Xu, Wenjing Zou, Xiaowen Wang, Liping Lu, Haiyan Ma, Yi Luo…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:517
  11. Behavioral activation has gained increasing attention as an effective treatment for depression. However, the effectiveness of Behavioral Activation Group Therapy (BAGT) in controlled conditions compared to its...

    Authors: Soleiman Saberi, Reza Ahmadi, Sahel Khakpoor, Reza Pirzeh, Mohsen Hasani, Latif Moradveisi and Omid Saed
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:516
  12. The relationships between BUNCr (blood urea nitrogen and creatinine ratio) and cognitive function, as well as depressive symptoms, remain unclear. We aim to investigate the association between BUNCr and cognit...

    Authors: Qiaoduan Feng, Shaokun Yang, Shaohua Ye, Can Wan, Hongjian Wang and Jinsong You
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:515
  13. In this prospective cohort study, we determined the phenotypic characteristics of children with regressive autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and explored the effects of rehabilitation.

    Authors: Chaoqun Hu, Ting Yang, Jie Chen, Ying Dai, Hua Wei, Qionghui Wu, Hongyu Chen, Dan Long, Yuru Feng, Qiuhong Wei, Qian Zhang, Li Chen and Tingyu Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:514
  14. Studies have confirmed the rapid antidepressant action of ketamine in depressive episodes. Nevertheless, a standardized procedure for the delivery of ketamine infusion in individuals suffering from treatment-r...

    Authors: Keerati Pattanaseri, Juthawadee Lortrakul, Kankamol Jaisin, Maytinee Srifuengfung, Naratip Sa-nguanpanich, Natee Viravan, Pornjira Pariwatcharakul, Wattanan Makarasara and Woraphat Ratta-apha
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:512
  15. Women with medical problems during pregnancy, including women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM), experience an increased prevalence of mental health disorders which can affect their quality of life. Thi...

    Authors: Soheila Nazarpour, Masoumeh Simbar, Zahra Kiani, Neda Khalaji, Mobina Khorrami Khargh and Zahra Naeiji
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:511
  16. Parent-child separation poses a significant challenge for left-behind children (LBC). However, limited empirical evidence exists regarding the correlation between left-behind characteristics and the psychologi...

    Authors: Cong Liu, Yan Xu, Hao Sun, Yan Yuan, Jinkui Lu, Jing Jiang and Ningling Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:510
  17. Developmental dyslexia, a complex neurodevelopmental disorder, not only affects children’s academic performance but is also associated with increased healthcare costs, lower employment rates, and reduced produ...

    Authors: Yangyang Yang, Tingting Zheng, Qidi Tang, Bing Xiang, Mei Yang, Jing Zeng, Feng Zhou and Xinyan Xie
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:509
  18. The Arab world is one of the global regions the most directly concerned by, and suffering from climate change’s adverse consequences. As such, there appears to be a strong need for an understanding of how Arab...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Diana Malaeb, Ecem Yakın, Fouad Sakr, Mariam Dabbous, Sami El Khatib, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:507
  19. Asians and Asian Americans have the lowest rate of mental health service utilization (25%) in the US compared to other racial/ethnic groups (39 − 52%), despite high rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidal i...

    Authors: Min Kyung Kim, Grace S. Su, Angel N.Y. Chan, Yuxin Fu, Yanqing Huang, Chien-Chi Huang, Ben Hires and MyDzung T. Chu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:506
  20. The risk of arrhythmia is usually assessed by the length of the corrected QT interval (QTc) when patients use antipsychotics. Prolonged QTc intervals are thought to increase the probability of malignant ventri...

    Authors: Qiong Liu, Xiaoping Yuan, Chengdong Sheng, Weixun Cai, Xuhong Geng, Huanzhong Liu and Suqi Song
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:505
  21. Declining physical activity and increasing screen time (ST) among Chinese adolescents have become major concerns shared by scholars, while mental health issues are also on the rise. Previous studies have confi...

    Authors: Guo-feng Deng, Yuan Wen, Jun Cheng, Bo Huang and Ningling Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:504
  22. According to the Common-Sense Model of Illness Representations, illness beliefs, such as causal attributions, can influence the way people assess and cope with their illness and vice versa. To date, causal att...

    Authors: Anna Katharina Reinhold, Patrick Trudzik and Anna Levke Brütt
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:503
  23. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a debilitating condition, affecting women of reproductive age. It is characterized by severe periodic physical and psychological symptoms, which end after the onset of...

    Authors: Saeideh Izadi Dehnavi, Seyede Salehe Mortazavi, Mohammad Arash Ramezani, Banafshe Gharraee and Ahmad Ashouri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:501
  24. Cognitive problems are common symptoms among individuals with stress-related exhaustion. It is still unknown whether these individuals are at a higher risk of developing dementia later. This study aims to exam...

    Authors: Xinxin Guo, Tore Hällström, Lena Johansson, Jenna Najar, Hanna Wetterberg, Simona Sacuiu, Silke Kern and Ingmar Skoog
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:500
  25. For people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), daily life can be highly stressful with many unpredictable events that can evoke emotion dysregulation (ED): a strong difficulty with appropriately negative affe...

    Authors: Jenny C. den Boer, Helen Klip, Anita Blonk, Monique Lenselink, Shireen P.T. Kaijdoe, Melanie Tielkes, Amber van Zandbeek, Gerdine Bres, Mandy Herinx, Wouter G. Staal and Nanda Rommelse
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:499
  26. Physical health inequalities of people with serious mental illness (SMI) have been labelled an international scandal; due to the 15–20-year reduction in life expectancy associated with poor physical health. Th...

    Authors: Rebekah Carney, Shermin Imran, Heather Law, Parise Carmichael-Murphy, Leah Charlton and Sophie Parker
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:498
  27. General psychiatrists’ practice standards vary regarding when to implement transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for care of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). Furthermore, few studies have exami...

    Authors: Jesse Bastiaens, Natalie Brown, Richard A. Bermudes, Jessie L. Juusola, Dena M. Bravata and Tobias F. Marton
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:497
  28. Abortion is a stressful event that can often affect the mental health of both parents. It seems that resilient people can adapt to stressful situations. The mental health of fathers plays an important role in ...

    Authors: Seyede Zahra Jafari, Mahboubeh Hajifoghaha, Sara Azima, Parvin Ghaem Maghami and Zahra Yazdan Panahi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:496
  29. Functional somatic symptoms (FSS), which commonly cannot be attributed to well-defined organic pathology, often co-occur with internalizing psychopathology and fluctuate throughout different life stages. We ex...

    Authors: Lina Münker, Martin Køster Rimvall, Lisbeth Frostholm, Eva Ørnbøl, Kaare Bro Wellnitz, Pia Jeppesen, Judith Gerarda Maria Rosmalen and Charlotte Ulrikka Rask
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:495
  30. Despite the growing recognition of the importance of social support and physical literacy in managing hypertension among young and middle-aged patients, there is a lack of research exploring the mediating effe...

    Authors: Guiyue Ma, Chunqing Zhou, Zhihao Han, Tingyu Mu and Xiaoqin Ma
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:494
  31. In recognition of the burden of Perinatal Mental Health problems, NHS England invested £365 million to transform women’s access to mental health care, including investment in Community Perinatal Mental Health ...

    Authors: L. Fisher, A. Davey, G. Wong, S. Morgan-Trimmer, L. M. Howard, H. Sharp, K. H. Atmore, J. Brook, G. Collins, J. Domoney, E. Makinde, C. McCree and Heather A O’Mahen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:492
  32. Rash is one of common adverse drug reaction and which have been reported in typical and atypical antipsychotics. Reports of lurasidone induced skin reactions are sparse. In this study, we report a case of rash...

    Authors: Wenjuan Yang, Danhong Hu, Bei Zheng, Bing Han, Pingping Feng, Yongcan Zhou, Weixin Wang, Gonghua Li and Meiling Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:491
  33. Treatment pressures encompass communicative strategies that influence mental healthcare service users’ decision-making to increase their compliance with recommended treatment. Persuasion, interpersonal leverag...

    Authors: Christin Hempeler, Sarah Potthoff, Matthé Scholten, Georg Juckel and Jakov Gather
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:490
  34. The demand for urgent psychiatric care is increasing, but in Spain there are no clear recommendations for emergency departments (ED) on how to optimize care for patients with psychiatric emergencies. We aimed ...

    Authors: Rafael Manuel Gordillo-Urbano, Benedicto Crespo-Facorro, Víctor Pérez-Solá, Narcís Cardoner, Elena García-Ligero, Carmen Moreno, Josep Antoni Ramos-Quiroga, Miguel Ruiz-Veguilla, Mireia Vázquez-Vallejo and Juan Luis Prados-Ojeda
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:489
  35. The present longitudinal investigation had two major goals. First, we intended to clarify whether depressed patients are characterized by impairments of emotional awareness for the self and the other during ac...

    Authors: Janine Müller, Julian Herpertz, Jacob Taylor, Thomas Suslow, Richard D. Lane and Uta-Susan Donges
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:488
  36. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is one of the most effective treatments in mood disorders, mainly in major depressive episode (MDE) in the context of either unipolar (MDD) or bipolar disorder (BD). However, EC...

    Authors: Antoine Yrondi, Olivier Blanc, Loic Anguill, Christophe Arbus, Ludivine Boudieu, Marie-Camille Patoz, Adeline Arnould, Thomas Charpeaud, Jean-Baptiste Genty, Racan Abidine, Maximilien Redon, Romain Rey, Bruno Aouizerate, Djamila Bennabi, Wissam El-Hage, Bruno Etain…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:487
  37. Severe trauma accounts for a main factor inducing mortality for individuals aged < 45 years in China, which requires admission to intensive care unit (ICU) to receive comprehensive treatment. Family members of...

    Authors: Peilin Yu, Wanzhu Zhang, Shijie Li, Xuan Luo, Hao Chen and Jie Mi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:486
  38. Suicide rates in older adults are much higher than those in younger age groups. Given the rapid increase in the proportion of older adults in Korea and the high suicide rate of this age group, it is worth inve...

    Authors: Jin-kyung Lee, Jinhee Lee, Moo-Kwon Chung, Taeksoo Shin, Ji Young Park, Kyoung-Joung Lee, Hyo-Sang Lim, Sangwon Hwang, Erdenebayar Urtnasan, Yongmie Jo and Min-Hyuk Kim
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:485
  39. Many factors contribute to quality of life (QoL) in patients with schizophrenia, yet limited research examined these factors in patients in China. This cross-sectional study explores subjective QoL and its ass...

    Authors: Dan-na Zhou, Xue Yang, Wen Wang, Wen-qing Jin, Yi-lang Tang, Zhi Zheng and Yanping Ren
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:484
  40. The overall aim of this study was to understand the experiences and perspectives of immigrant Muslim women in Quebec living with mental illness, who have recently used formal mental health services such as an ...

    Authors: Malka Reich, G. Eric Jarvis and Rob Whitley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:483
  41. Patients’ online record access (ORA) enables patients to read and use their health data through online digital solutions. One such solution, patient-accessible electronic health records (PAEHRs) have been impl...

    Authors: A.J. Fagerlund, Annika Bärkås, A. Kharko, C.R. Blease, J. Hagström, I. Huvila, I. Hörhammer, B. Kane, E. Kristiansen, S. Kujala, J. Moll, H. Rexhepi, I. Scandurra, S. Simola, H. Soone, B. Wang…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:481
  42. Increasing evidence suggested that immune abnormalities involved in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. However, the relationship between immunity and clinical features has not been clarified. The aim of thi...

    Authors: Xiaoying Wang, Wenjin Chen, Mengzhuang Gou, Wei Li, Na Li, Jinghui Tong, Yanfang Zhou, Ting Xie, Ting Yu, Wei Feng, Yanli Li, Song Chen, Baopeng Tian, Shuping Tan, Zhiren Wang, Shujuan Pan…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:480

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