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  1. Literature on psychiatric emergency services (PES) presentations during the COVID-19 pandemic showed heterogeneous results regarding patients brought in by police (BIBP). This is the first study primarily focu...

    Authors: Thomas Goldschmidt, Yann David Kippe, Stefan Gutwinski, Karl Deutscher, Meryam Schouler-Ocak and Franziska Kroehn-Liedtke
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:441
  2. Clozapine is an off-label drug used in most countries to prevent suicide in individuals with schizophrenia. However, few studies have reported real-world prescription practices. This study aimed to explore the...

    Authors: Yi Yin, Chen Lin, Lijing Wei, Jinghui Tong, Junchao Huang, Baopeng Tian, Shuping Tan, Zhiren Wang, Fude Yang, Yongsheng Tong, Song Chen, L. Elliot Hong and Yunlong Tan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:440
  3. To analyze the economic benefits of paliperidone palmitate in the treatment of schizophrenia.

    Authors: Xing Luo, Fang Liu, Jin Lu, Yuqi Cheng, Xiufeng Xu, Xiaolin He, Yongbing Xia, Changqing Gao, Xian Xie, Yu Zhao, Chunqiang Gao, Hua Ding, Yuefei He, Lifen Zhang, Xi Zhang, Jianhui Song…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:439
  4. Anxiety and depression can seriously undermine mental health and quality of life globally. The consumption of junk foods, including ultra-processed foods, fast foods, unhealthy snacks, and sugar-sweetened beve...

    Authors: Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed, Parham Mardi, Bahram Hejrani, Fatemeh Sadat Mahdavi, Behnaz Ghoreshi, Kimia Gohari, Motahar Heidari-Beni and Mostafa Qorbani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:438
  5. Rehabilitation coordinators have gradually been introduced into Swedish psychiatric care to support individuals on sick leave to return-to-work or enter work.

    Authors: Åsa Andersén, Beatrice Carpentsier, Erik Berglund and Maria Carlsson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:437
  6. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory infection that considerably impacts both physical and mental health. In particular, the prolonged nature of psychological issues associated with COVID-19 ha...

    Authors: Keita Tokumitsu, Norio Sugawara, Takahiro Tabuchi and Norio Yasui-Furukori
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:435
  7. Cognitive impairment is a recognized fundamental deficit in individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia (SZ), bipolar II disorder (BD II), and major depressive disorder (MDD), among other psychiatric disorders. H...

    Authors: Chaohua Tang, Wei Huang, Yukang Tan, Yiliang Liu, Guangen Zheng, Bin Li, Wensheng Chen, Yu Yang, Guohong Xu, Xiaoling Li, Caixia Xu, Guojun Xie and Jiaquan Liang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:434
  8. Objective and quantifiable markers are crucial for developing novel therapeutics for mental disorders by 1) stratifying clinically similar patients with different underlying neurobiological deficits and 2) obj...

    Authors: Jun Wang, Chenguang Jiang, Zhenglin Guo, Sinéad Chapman, Nataliia Kozhemiako, Dimitrios Mylonas, Yi Su, Lin Zhou, Lu Shen, Shengying Qin, Michael Murphy, Shuping Tan, Dara S. Manoach, Robert Stickgold, Hailiang Huang, Zhenhe Zhou…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:433
  9. Depressive symptoms and sarcopenia, often observed among middle-aged and elderly individuals, are significant health concerns in China, particularly given the country’s rapidly aging population. Depressive sym...

    Authors: Qiugui Li, Wenjiao Cen, Tao Yang and Shengru Tao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:432
  10. Depression is a prevalent mental health problem in postmenopausal women. Given its significant impact on the quality of life and overall well-being of postmenopausal women, there is need for a comprehensive re...

    Authors: Jiaxin Li, Fangli Liu, Ziwei Liu, Mengjie Li, Yingying Wang, Yameng Shang and Yuege Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:431
  11. In a growing list of countries, patients are granted access to their clinical notes (“open notes”) as part of their online record access. Especially in the field of mental health, open notes remain controversi...

    Authors: Julian Schwarz, Cosima Hoetger, Lena-Sophie Pluschke, Felix Muehlensiepen, Michael Schneider, Samuel Thoma and Tobias Esch
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:430
  12. Several studies have observed that mentalization-based treatment (MBT) is an effective treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD), but its effectiveness for other personality disorders (PDs) has hardl...

    Authors: Endang Rizzi, Jonas Gijs Weijers, Coriene ten Kate and Jean-Paul Selten
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:429
  13. People with severe mental illness (SMI) such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are at a substantially higher risk of premature death in that they die between 10 and 20 years earlier than the general popula...

    Authors: Dolly Sud, Eleanor Bradley, Jonathan Tritter and Ian Maidment
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:426
  14. This longitudinal study in Mainland China (2021–2022) explored the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on complex posttraumatic stress disorder (CPTSD) symptoms, with a focus on the role of self-com...

    Authors: Yizhen Ren, Shuhan Yang, Yu Peng, Aiyi Liu and Zibin Zhu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:425
  15. Evidence from studies on adult participants and clinical samples of children suggest an association between risky decision-making and mental health problems. However, the extent and nature of this association ...

    Authors: Francesca Bentivegna, Efstathios Papachristou and Eirini Flouri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:424
  16. Eating disorders in adolescence are associated with high psychological distress, impaired function and high comorbidity. Despite the severity, eating disorders remain highly underdiagnosed and untreated. Digit...

    Authors: Guri Holgersen, Sara Elisabeth Abdi-Dezfuli, Solveig Friis Darrud, Ester Marie Stornes Espeset, Irene Bircow Elgen and Tine Nordgreen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:423
  17. Mind wandering is a common phenomenon in daily life. However, the manifestations and cognitive correlates of mind wandering in different subclinical populations remain unclear. In this study, these aspects wer...

    Authors: Ya Wang, Tao Chen, Ji-fang Cui, Jia-li Liu, Tian-hong Li and Tian-jiao Du
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:422
  18. The World Health Organization defines mental health as a combination of two dimensions: the negative dimension, or negative mental health, which indicates the presence of mental disorders, symptoms, and proble...

    Authors: Maryam Latifian, Mahta Alsadat Aarabi, Sahar Esmaeili, Kianoush Abdi and Ghoncheh Raheb
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:420
  19. Few studies have simultaneously focused on the associations of vegetable and fruit intake, physical activity, school bullying, and Internet addiction (IA) with depressive symptoms. This study aimed to explore ...

    Authors: Lujun Ji, Zhisheng Ren, Jian Chen, Hui Zhao, Xiaofei Zhang, Bai Xue and Dongfeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:419
  20. Acute stress disorder (ASD) is a mental disorder that happens after someone experienced traumatic event within duration of less than a month. Other studies conducted in different countries revealed that adults...

    Authors: Tewodros Guay Hagos, Tadesse Tarik Tamir, Belayneh Shetie Workneh, Nega Nigussie Abrha, Negesu Gizaw Demissie and Daniel Ayelegne Gebeyehu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:418
  21. Polypharmacy is common in older adults with psychiatric disorders, but no consensus has reached about the reliable indicators evaluating the benefits and risks of drug-drug interactions (DDIs) in polypharmacy....

    Authors: Yu Liu, Xuefeng Li, Man Yang, Yaping Ding and Minghui Ji
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:417
  22. This study aims to investigate the association between fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) and death anxiety (DA) among Chinese cancer patients, while considering the mediating effects of experiential avoidance (E...

    Authors: Furong Chen, Meijun Ou, Zhirui Xiao and Xianghua Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:416
  23. During pregnancy and childbirth, alongside positive feelings, women undergo feelings such as fear of childbirth (FoC) and worry about its consequences, which could leave negative effects on the mother and her ...

    Authors: Zohreh Alizadeh-Dibazari, Mahsa Maghalain and Mojgan Mirghafourvand
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:415
  24. Fostering empathy has been continuously emphasized in the global medical education. Empathy is crucial to enhance patient-physician relationships, and is associated with medical students’ academic and clinical...

    Authors: Runzhi Huang, Zhitong Zhou, Yifan Liu, Min Lin, Meiqiong Gong, Shuyuan Xian, Huabin Yin, Tong Meng, Xiaonan Wang, Yue Wang, Wenfang Chen, Chongyou Zhang, Erbin Du, Xin Liu, Qing Lin, Hongbin Wu…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:414
  25. Psychotic depression (PD) is characterized by the co-occurrence of emotional dysfunction and psychotic symptoms such as delusions and hallucinations with poor clinical outcomes. TSH may involve in the developm...

    Authors: Ruchang Yang, Zhe Li, Yingzhao Zhu, Yuxuan Wu, Xinchuan Lu, Xueli Zhao, Junjun Liu, Xiangdong Du and Xiangyang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:413
  26. The effect of childhood trauma on Internet gaming disorder remains unclear. In this study, we examined this association in Chinese students and explored the possible associated roles of psychological resilienc...

    Authors: Qian Liu, Lijun Ouyang, Lejia Fan, Aijun Liao, Zongchang Li, Xiaogang Chen, Liu Yuan and Ying He
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:412
  27. Malignant hyperthermia is a potentially lethal condition triggered by specific anesthetic drugs, especially a depolarizing muscle relaxant of succinylcholine (Suxamethonium). Despite the frequent use of succin...

    Authors: Masaki Nakano, Michitaka Funayama, Taketo Takata, Riko Wakisaka, Genki Koyama, Akihiro Koreki, Takuto Ishida, Hiroyuki Uchida and Masaru Mimura
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:411
  28. Childhood psychological abuse (CPA) are highly correlated with depression among college students, but the underlying mechanisms between variables need further exploration. This study aims to investigate intern...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Qingxin Shen, Liangfan Duan, Lei Xu, Yongxiang Xiao and Tiancheng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:410
  29. Eating disorders (EDs) are serious, often chronic, conditions associated with pronounced morbidity, mortality, and dysfunction increasingly affecting young people worldwide. Illness progression, stages and rec...

    Authors: Carina Kuehne, Matthew D. Phillips, Sarah Moody, Callum Bryson, Iain C. Campbell, Pauline Conde, Nicholas Cummins, Sylvane Desrivières, Judith Dineley, Richard Dobson, Daire Douglas, Amos Folarin, Lucy Gallop, Amelia Hemmings, Başak İnce, Luke Mason…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:409
  30. Compared to other occupations, physicians are more susceptible to depression and suicide. Suicide among physicians in some countries reached up to 1.5- to threefold higher than the general population. However,...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Khalil, Dalia Khalifa, Rasha Mahmoud Allam, Shaimaa Abdalaleem Abdalgeleel and Ola Osama Khalaf
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:408
  31. The pandemic has had a significant impact on the daily lives of children and their families, particularly the children of health care workers, due to changes in family routines as a result of their parents’ wo...

    Authors: Mahmut Caner Us, Perran Boran, Sıddika Songül Yalçın, Refia Gözdenur Savcı, Bahar Kural and Dilşad Foto Özdemir
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:407
  32. The left-behind children (LBC), children and adolescents aged 0–18 whose parents have migrated for economic purposes for extended periods exceeding three months, present a unique social concern. These children...

    Authors: Siwei Miao, Lu Xu, Sihong Gao, Cuiping Bai, Yan Huang and Bin Peng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:406
  33. For enhanced management of anxiety disorders, early screening and accurate diagnostic differentiation are essential. The Screen for Adult Anxiety Related Disorders (SCAARED) has been developed to identify and ...

    Authors: Inae Hwang, Sanghoon Chin, Seongjun Mun, Min Ju You, Woori Moon and Silvia Kyungjin Lho
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:383
  34. Authors: Helen Killaspy, Christian Dalton-Locke, Caroline S Clarke, Gerard Leavey, Artemis Igoumenou, Maurice Arbuthnott, Katherine Barrett and Rumana Omar
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:405

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  35. Coupled with its rising prevalence, Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has become a globally recognized public health concern. Nevertheless, large-scale, multicenter studies that analyze the epidemiology of ASD in...

    Authors: Xinhong Jiang, Xianrui Chen, Jingying Su and Nan Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:404
  36. The oxidative system plays an important role in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. Inconsistent associations were found between hyperbilirubinemia and psychopathology as well as glycolipid metabolism in patien...

    Authors: Yinghan Tian, Cheng Yang, Lewei Liu, Xin Zhao, Haojie Fan, Lei Xia and Huanzhong Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:403
  37. Cerebral resting-state networks were suggested to be strongly associated with depressive disorders. However, the causal relationship between cerebral networks and depressive disorders remains controversial. In...

    Authors: Dongmiao Huang, Yuelin Wu, Jihui Yue and Xianglan Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:402
  38. Motor alterations and lowered physical activity are common in affective disorders. Previous research has indicated a link between depressive symptoms and declining muscle strength primarily focusing on the eld...

    Authors: Hannah Ramming, Linda Theuerkauf, Olaf Hoos, Katharina Lichter and Sarah Kittel-Schneider
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:401
  39. Emerging evidence supports mindfulness as a potential psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Individuals with subthreshold PTSD experience significant impairment in their daily life and funct...

    Authors: Bertha Sze Wing Mak, Dexing Zhang, Candice Ling Yuet Man Powell, Maria Kwan Wa Leung, Herman Hay Ming Lo, Xue Yang, Benjamin Hon Kei Yip, Eric Kam Pui Lee, Zijun Xu and Samuel Yeung Shan Wong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:400
  40. To examine whether the "Effectiveness of Guideline for Dissemination and Education in psychiatric treatment (EGIUDE)" project affects the rate of prescriptions of hypnotic medication and the type of hypnotic m...

    Authors: Toshinori Nakamura, Ryuji Furihata, Naomi Hasegawa, Fumitoshi Kodaka, Hiroyuki Muraoka, Kayo Ichihashi, Shinichiro Ochi, Shusuke Numata, Takashi Tsuboi, Manabu Makinodan, Hitoshi Iida, Toshiaki Onitsuka, Hiroko Kashiwagi, Masahiro Takeshima, Naoki Hashimoto, Tatsuya Nagasawa…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:399
  41. There are many articles reporting that the component of intestinal microbiota implies a link to anxiety disorders (AD), and the brain-gut axis is also a hot topic in current research. However, the specific rel...

    Authors: Jianbing Li, Changhe Fan, Jiaqi Wang, Bulang Tang, Jiafan Cao, Xianzhe Hu, Xuan Zhao and Caiqin Feng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:398
  42. Dementia as a global phenomenon has received significant attention in research due to the adverse effects it has on the daily functioning of its victims. Despite studies conducted in relation to the prevalence...

    Authors: Precious Adade Duodu, Nutifafa Eugene Yaw Dey, Joshua Okyere, Bibha Simkhada, Caroline Barker, Warren Gillibrand and Padam Simkhada
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:397
  43. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a severe mental illness with high relapse rates and high mortality. Depression not only severely limits psychosocial functioning but also reduces quality of life. It can also...

    Authors: Huimin Yin, Baili Lu, Kuan Zeng, Yi Li and Jun Ma
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:396
  44. There is a lack of understanding of how social anxiety may affect Internet addiction among adolescents. Based on several theories, the purpose of this study was to investigate the multiple mediating roles of l...

    Authors: Wanglin Dong, Haishan Tang, Sijia Wu, Guangli Lu, Yanqing Shang and Chaoran Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:395
  45. Tailoring antidepressant drugs (AD) to patients’ genetic drug-metabolism profile is promising. However, literature regarding associations of ADs’ treatment effect and/or side effects with drug metabolizing genes

    Authors: Jurriaan M. J. L. Brouwer, Klaas J. Wardenaar, Ilja M. Nolte, Edith J. Liemburg, Pierre M. Bet, Harold Snieder, Hans Mulder, Danielle C. Cath and Brenda W. J. H. Penninx
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:394
  46. This study investigated the role of emotion regulation in relation to the links between fear of missing out (i.e., FOMO) and two components of problematic internet use: problematic social media use and doomscr...

    Authors: Mal Flack, William H Burton and Kim M Caudwell
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:384

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