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  1. Social networks and relationships create a sense of belonging and social identity; hence, can affect mental health and the quality of life, especially in young people. The present study was conducted to determ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Aliverdi, Hoorvash Farajidana, Zahra Mehdizadeh Tourzani, Leili Salehi, Mostafa Qorbani, Farima Mohamadi and Zohreh Mahmoodi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:451
  2. Limiting contagion during the Covid-19 pandemic has necessitated employment of drastic measures ranging from complete lockdown to home isolation and quarantines. This study examined the psychiatric effects of ...

    Authors: Michelle Slone, Ayelet Pe’er and Flora Mor
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:450
  3. The prevalence of comorbid depressive and anxiety disorders in people living with HIV (PLWH) is high. However, it is unclear which symptom is the bridge symptom between depression and anxiety in PLWH. This stu...

    Authors: Xiaoning Liu, Hui Wang, Zheng Zhu, Liyuan Zhang, Jing Cao, Lin Zhang, Hongli Yang, Huan Wen, Yan Hu, Congzhou Chen and Hongzhou Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:448
  4. Depression among healthcare professionals results in adverse effects which might include decreased impairment of work performance, an increased turnover rate, and vulnerability to clinical error. Despite that,...

    Authors: Asmare Belete and Tamrat Anbesaw
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:446
  5. Long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics, along with community treatment orders (CTOs), are used to improve treatment effectiveness through adherence among individuals with schizophrenia. Understanding real...

    Authors: Kai On Wong, Scott W. Klarenbach, Karen J. B. Martins, Pierre Chue, Serdar M. Dursun, Mark Snaterse, Alexis Guigue, Helen So, Huong Luu, Khanh Vu and Lawrence Richer
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:444
  6. Depression and anxiety are common after months of social isolation, and they can have a negative impact on anyone's quality of life if they are not treated promptly and appropriately. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Francisco José Barbosa-Camacho, Olaya Moramay Romero-Limón, Juan Carlos Ibarrola-Peña, Yolanda Lorelei Almanza-Mena, Kevin Josué Pintor-Belmontes, Verónica Alexandra Sánchez-López, Jonathan Matías Chejfec-Ciociano, Bertha Georgina Guzmán-Ramírez, José Héctor Sapién-Fernández, Mario Jesús Guzmán-Ruvalcaba, Rodrigo Nájar-Hinojosa, Itzel Ochoa-Rodriguez, Tania Abigail Cueto-Valadez, Andrea Estefanía Cueto-Valadez, Clotilde Fuentes-Orozco, Ana Olivia Cortés-Flores…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:443
  7. Information on the off–label use of Long–Acting Injectable (LAI) antipsychotics in the real world is lacking. In this study, we aimed to identify the sociodemographic and clinical features of patients treated ...

    Authors: Armando D’Agostino, Andrea Aguglia, Corrado Barbui, Francesco Bartoli, Giuseppe Carrà, Simone Cavallotti, Margherita Chirico, Edoardo G. Ostinelli, Caroline Zangani, Giovanni Martinotti and Giovanni Ostuzzi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:442
  8. Men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV are more likely to suffer from mental health problems. They should be given adequate attention to treat and improve their mental health disorders. This meta-anal...

    Authors: Yan Yu, Xinyu Wang, Yaxin Wu, Wenjia Weng, Ming Zhang, Juan Li, Xiaojie Huang and Yanqing Gao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:440
  9. Since COVID-19 broke out worldwide, it had caused extensive public health concerns and psychological distress, including PTSD and stigmatization towards recovered patients and people from high-risk areas. Howe...

    Authors: Jingwen Gu, Juan Song, Jing Wang, Tuanjie Liu, Jingye Zhan, Wenjie Yan, Yanpu Jia, Lili Wu, Jing Xu, Weizhi Liu and Zhilei Shang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:439
  10. The current study examines psychological reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic among older adults living in Israel. Based on the ‘life events, stress, coping and health theory,’ we hypothesized that due to their ...

    Authors: Sara Carmel, Yaacov G. Bachner and Ella Cohn-Schwartz
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:438
  11. The cost-effectiveness of treatment strategies for patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have not responded to two adequate treatments with antidepressants (TRD) are still unclear. The aim of this ...

    Authors: Antal Zemplényi, Judit Józwiak-Hagymásy, Sándor Kovács, Dalma Erdősi, Imre Boncz, Tamás Tényi, Péter Osváth and Viktor Voros
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:437
  12. Postoperative delirium is a challenging complication due to its adverse outcome such as long hospital stay. The aims of this study were: 1) to identify preoperative risk factors of postoperative delirium follo...

    Authors: Jong Wook Jung, Sunghyun Hwang, Sunho Ko, Changwung Jo, Hye Youn Park, Hyuk-Soo Han, Myung Chul Lee, Jee Eun Park and Du Hyun Ro
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:436
  13. Assisted dying for adults with psychiatric conditions (APC) is highly controversial but legally possible in a few countries, including Belgium. Previous research has suggested that the complex euthanasia asses...

    Authors: Monica Verhofstadt, Kenneth Chambaere, Koen Pardon, Freddy Mortier, Axel Liégeois, Luc Deliens and Kurt Audenaert
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:435
  14. The aims of this study were to conduct a cross-cultural validation of the Panic Disorder Severity Scale – Self-Report (PDSS-SR) and to examine psychometric properties of the French-Canadian version.

    Authors: Pasquale Roberge, Patricia Marx, Jonathan Couture, Nathalie Carrier, Annie Benoît, Martin D. Provencher, Martin M. Antony and Peter J. Norton
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:434
  15. Research suggests that metaphors are integral to psychotherapeutic practice. We wanted to explore how 10 therapists reflect upon the use of metaphors in therapy, and how they react to some metaphors expressed ...

    Authors: A Malkomsen, JI Røssberg, T Dammen, T Wilberg, A Løvgren, R Ulberg and J Evensen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:433
  16. Most of the research on filicide mothers suggests that they experience negative feelings before they kill their child. However, little is known about whether these negative feelings can be expressed after one-...

    Authors: Jean d’Amour Muziki, Thaoussi Uwera, Japhet Niyonsenga, Augustin Nshimiyimana, Siméon Gitimbwa Sebatukura and Jean Mutabaruka
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:432
  17. Coercive measures continue to be an important topic in psychiatry. However, there is no proof of the effectiveness of the use of coercive measures, especially with suicidal people. For many years, attempts hav...

    Authors: Natalija Gavrilovic Haustein, Maurice Freudiger, Anna Hunziker, Urs Hepp, Lena Jellestad, Roland von Känel and Niklaus Stulz
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:431
  18. Virtual communities played an important role in mental health and well-being during the Covid-19 pandemic by providing access to others and thereby preventing loneliness. The pandemic has accelerated the urge ...

    Authors: C. Golz, D. Richter, N. Sprecher and C. Gurtner
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:430
  19. ADHD is common in psychiatric populations. This study aimed to compare clinical characteristics in adults with and without ADHD who presented with self-harm, and to compare later risk of suicidal behaviour wit...

    Authors: Petter Olsson, Stefan Wiktorsson, Lotta M. J. Strömsten, Ellinor Salander Renberg, Bo Runeson and Margda Waern
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:428
  20. To deliver appropriate mental healthcare interventions and support, it is imperative to be able to distinguish one person from the other. The current classification of mental illness (e.g., DSM) is unable to d...

    Authors: Chandril Chandan Ghosh, Duncan McVicar, Gavin Davidson, Ciaran Shannon and Cherie Armour
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:427
  21. Health risk behaviours (e.g., harmful drinking and smoking) often cluster together and can be associated with poor mental health and stress. This study examined how health risk behaviours cluster together in i...

    Authors: Patricia Irizar, Suzanne H. Gage, Victoria Fallon and Laura Goodwin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:426
  22. Decriminalizing suicide may decrease overall suicide rates because then individuals who are at risk of suicide would be more willing to seek help from the community and from mental health professionals, theref...

    Authors: Bob Lew, David Lester, Feisul Idzwan Mustapha, Paul Yip, Ying-Yeh Chen, Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam, Astrid Sinarti Hassan, Serena In, Lai Fong Chan, Norhayati Ibrahim, Caryn Mei Hsien Chan and Ching Sin Siau
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:424
  23. Informal primary caregivers provide crucial supports to loved ones experiencing serious mental illnesses with profound outcomes for the caregivers themselves. A comprehensive understanding of how different ser...

    Authors: George J. Karambelas, Kate Filia, Linda K. Byrne, Kelly A. Allott, Anuradhi Jayasinghe and Sue M. Cotton
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:422
  24. This PRISMA systematic literature review examined the use of digital data collection methods (including ecological momentary assessment [EMA], experience sampling method [ESM], digital biomarkers, passive sens...

    Authors: Daniel Zarate, Vasileios Stavropoulos, Michelle Ball, Gabriel de Sena Collier and Nicholas C. Jacobson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:421
  25. The incidence of adolescent suicide in Korea is increasing; however, nationwide data regarding short-term prediction of suicide attempts (SAs) is still limited. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the i...

    Authors: Kyung-Shin Lee, Daesung Lim, Jong-Woo Paik, Youn Young Choi, Jaehyun Jeon and Ho Kyung Sung
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:418
  26. Excessive alcohol use is common in young people and is associated with a range of adverse consequences including an increased risk of depression. Alcohol interventions are known to be effective in young people...

    Authors: Kim Fredman Stein, Jennifer L. Allen, Ross Robinson, Cassandra Smith, Katherine Sawyer and Gemma Taylor
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:417
  27. Pediatric nurses experience a wide rang of stressful events at work every day, which can trigger a lot of emotional responses. The objectives of this study were mainly to explore the potential interrelationshi...

    Authors: Yating Zhou, Xiaoli Guo and Huaying Yin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:416
  28. We design a diagnostic test to evaluate the effectiveness and accuracy of A non-intrusive Wearable Diagnostic Assessment System versus SNAP-IV for auxiliary diagnosis of children with ADHD.

    Authors: Jie Luo, Huanhuan Huang, Shuang Wang, Shengjian Yin, Sijian Chen, Lin Guan, Xinlong Jiang, Fan He and Yi Zheng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:415
  29. Methamphetamine (METH) dependence is a complex and dynamic public health problem. Long-term abuse of METH can increase numerous risks of mental and physical problems. Currently, the methods to reduce METH depe...

    Authors: He He, Siyao Zhou, Chenhui Peng, Wang Ran, Siyu Tong, Lan Hong, Fangfang Cai, Wei Jin, Yile Jiang, Mengjia Li, Xuanping Wang, Mengdan Luo, Wei Wang and Ke Zhao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:414
  30. Impulsivity and substance use disorders (SUD) have been both associated with changes in dopaminergic processes. In this study, we intended to evaluate the dopaminergic function in imprisoned SUD offenders thro...

    Authors: Jacinto Nuno da Costa Azevedo, Cláudia Carvalho, Maria Paula Serrão, Rui Coelho, Margarida Figueiredo-Braga and Maria Augusta Vieira-Coelho
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:412
  31. Physicians involved in medical errors (MEs) can experience loss of self-esteem and negative psychological experiences. They are called “second victims” of the ME.

    Authors: Imen Ben Saida, Sabil Grira, Radhouane Toumi, Amani Ghodhbani, Emna Ennouri, Khaoula Meddeb, Helmi Ben Saad and Mohamed Boussarsar
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:411
  32. Schizophrenia places a great humanistic and financial burden to patients, families, and societies, and the burden is substantially impacted by comorbid conditions. This study aimed to estimate the lifetime pre...

    Authors: Kenji Baba, Wenjia Guo, Yirong Chen, Tadashi Nosaka and Tadafumi Kato
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:410
  33. Social exclusion has far-reaching consequences that extend beyond regular activities and access to resources and knowledge; social exclusion is a major social determinant of health. However, there is a lack of...

    Authors: Babul Hossain, Varsha P. Nagargoje, Md Illias Kanchan Sk and Jyoti Das
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:409
  34. Resource-oriented interventions can be a low-cost option to improve care for patients with severe mental illnesses in low-resource settings. From 2018 to 2021 we conducted three randomized controlled trials te...

    Authors: Hana Sikira, Sabina Slatina Murga, Maja Muhić, Alma Džubur Kulenović and Stefan Priebe
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:408
  35. Developing predictive models for precision psychiatry is challenging because of unavailability of the necessary data: extracting useful information from existing electronic health record (EHR) data is not stra...

    Authors: Rosanne J. Turner, Femke Coenen, Femke Roelofs, Karin Hagoort, Aki Härmä, Peter D. Grünwald, Fleur P. Velders and Floortje E. Scheepers
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:407
  36. Choosing an antipsychotic medication is an important medical decision in the treatment of schizophrenia. This decision requires risk-benefit assessments of antipsychotics, and thus, shared-decision making betw...

    Authors: Spyridon Siafis, Nicola Bursch, Katharina Müller, Lisa Schmid, Florian Schuster, Jakob Waibel, Tri Huynh, Florian Matthes, Alessandro Rodolico, Peter Brieger, Markus Bühner, Stephan Heres, Stefan Leucht and Johannes Hamann
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:406
  37. Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) is an alternative to inpatient treatment for acute psychiatric crises management. However, evidence on CRHT effectiveness is still limited. In the Canton of Ticino (Sout...

    Authors: Emiliano Soldini, Maddalena Alippi, Maria Caiata Zufferey, Angela Lisi, Mario Lucchini, Emiliano Albanese, Raffaella Ada Colombo, Simona Rossa, Emilio Bolla, Zefiro Benedetto Mellacqua, Giuseppina Larghi, Severino Cordasco, Wolfram Kawohl, Luca Crivelli and Rafael Traber
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:405
  38. People with severe mental illness who reside in supported housing (SH) and need a high level of assistance are at risk of an everyday life with little meaning and low community participation. Interventions to ...

    Authors: Mona Eklund and Carina Tjörnstrand
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:404
  39. Depressed patients are prone to violent victimization, and patients who were victimized once are at increased risk to fall victim to violence again. However, knowledge on the context of victimization in depres...

    Authors: C. Christ, M. M. de Waal, M. J. Kikkert, D. G. Fluri, A. T.F. Beekman, J. J.M. Dekker and D. J.F. van Schaik
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:403
  40. Observational studies suggest that sleep disturbances are commonly associated with schizophrenia. However, it is uncertain whether this relationship is causal. To investigate the bidirectional causal relation ...

    Authors: Zhen Wang, Miao Chen, Yin-ze Wei, Chen-gui Zhuo, Hong-fei Xu, Wei-dong Li and Liang Ma
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:399

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