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  1. Residential mobility during childhood increases risk of psychopathology in adulthood and is a common experience among Chinese children. This study investigated associations between number and age of first move...

    Authors: Yingzhe Zhang, Jeremy Coid, Xiang Liu, Yamin Zhang, Huan Sun, Xiaojing Li, Wanjie Tang, Qiang Wang, Wei Deng, Liansheng Zhao, Xiaohong Ma, Yajing Meng, Mingli Li, Huiyao Wang, Ting Chen, Qiuyue Lv…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:45

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  2. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Ragnar Urheim, Tom Palmstierna, Knut Rypdal, Rolf Gjestad, Mette Senneseth and Arnstein Mykletun

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:44

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    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:200

  3. Mental health care systems have been dramatically affected by COVID-19. Containment measures have been imposed, with negative consequences on population mental health. Therefore, an increase in both symptomato...

    Authors: Nerea Almeda, Carlos García-Alonso and Luis Salvador-Carulla

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:43

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  4. Sleep disturbances have been reported in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients, with heterogeneous results. The aim of our study was to assess sleep function in OCD and to investigate the relationship b...

    Authors: Cinto Segalàs, Javier Labad, Neus Salvat-Pujol, Eva Real, Pino Alonso, Sara Bertolín, Susana Jiménez-Murcia, Carles Soriano-Mas, Carmen Monasterio, José M. Menchón and Virginia Soria

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:42

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  5. Existing therapies for depression are effective, but many patients fail to recover or relapse. To improve care for patients, more research into the effectiveness and working mechanisms of treatments is needed....

    Authors: Jacqueline G. L. A-Tjak, Nexhmedin Morina, Maurice Topper and Paul M. G. Emmelkamp

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:41

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  6. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is highly prevalent in Japan and frequently accompanied by insomnia that may persist even with MDD remission. Hypnotics are used for the pharmacological treatment of insomnia, b...

    Authors: Kentaro Yamato, Ken Inada, Minori Enomoto, Tatsuro Marumoto, Masahiro Takeshima and Kazuo Mishima

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:40

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  7. Fluid intelligence deficits affect executive functioning and social behaviors in patients with schizophrenia. To help clinicians manage fluid intelligence deficits, a psychometrically sound measure is needed. ...

    Authors: Kuan-Wei Chen, Ya-Chen Lee, Tzu-Ying Yu, Li-Jung Cheng, Chien-Yu Chao and Ching-Lin Hsieh

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:39

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  8. The traditional general practitioner-based model (community-based rehabilitation [CBR]) for Chinese schizophrenia patients lacks sufficient content, usefulness, and theoretical basis for rehabilitation. Based ...

    Authors: Qi Chen, Yueyun Sang, Lifang Ren, Jinping Wu, Yajun Chen, Menglei Zheng, Guolin Bian and Hanying Sun

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:38

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  9. Poor adherence and negative attitudes to treatment are common clinical problems when treating psychotic disorders. This study investigated how schizophrenia core symptoms and daily functioning affect treatment...

    Authors: J. Leijala, O. Kampman, J. Suvisaari and S. Eskelinen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:37

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  10. High rates of psychotropic medications are prescribed in aged care homes despite their limited effectiveness and associated adverse effects. We aim to evaluate the changes in prescription patterns for elderly ...

    Authors: Daya Ram Parajuli, Abraham Kuot, Mohammad Hamiduzzaman, Justin Gladman and Vivian Isaac

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:36

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  11. Although repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (‘TMS’) is becoming a gold standard treatment for pharmacoresistant depression, we lack neural target biomarkers for identifying who is most likely to resp...

    Authors: Leanne M. Williams, John T. Coman, Patrick C. Stetz, Nicole C. Walker, F. Andrew Kozel, Mark S. George, Jong Yoon, Laura M. Hack, Michelle R. Madore, Kelvin O. Lim, Noah S. Philip and Paul E. Holtzheimer

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:35

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  12. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread rapidly in China and other overseas areas, which has aroused widespread concern. The sharp increase in the number of patients has led to great psychological press...

    Authors: Xue-Hui Fang, Li Wu, Lun-Shan Lu, Xiao-Hong Kan, Hua Wang, Yan-Jun Xiong, Dong-Chun Ma and Guo-Cui Wu

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:34

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  13. Social dislocations resulting from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have been prolonged, which has led to general population social suppression. The present study aimed to reveal risk factors assoc...

    Authors: Yuko Fukase, Kanako Ichikura, Hanako Murase and Hirokuni Tagaya

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:33

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  14. Bipolar disorder is the fourth most common mental health condition, affecting ~ 1% of UK adults. Lithium is an effective treatment for prevention of relapse and hospital admission, and is widely recommended as...

    Authors: Ceri Parfitt, Christopher J. Duff, Jonathan Scargill, Lewis Green, David Holland, Adrian H. Heald and Anthony A. Fryer

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:32

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  15. Dissociative (conversion) disorder in children is a complex biopsychosocial disorder with high rates of medical and psychiatric comorbidities. We sought to identify the characteristics and outcomes of children...

    Authors: Zhixu Fang, Yuhang Li, Lingling Xie, Min Cheng, Jiannan Ma, Tingsong Li, Xiujuan Li and Li Jiang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:31

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  16. Psychotic experiences (PEs) are not uncommon in young people and are associated with both psychopathology and compromised global functioning. Although psychotic experiences are transient (short-lived, self-res...

    Authors: Helen Coughlan, Erin Walton-Ball, Eleanor Carey, Colm Healy, Grace O’Regan-Murphy, Aoife Nic Uidhir, Mary C. Clarke and Mary Cannon

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:30

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  17. Anxiety disorder is the most prevalent mental disorder among children and adolescents, causing significant psychosocial problems and physical health conditions. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effecti...

    Authors: Bangmin Yin, Teng Teng, Lyu Tong, Xuemei Li, Li Fan, Xinyu Zhou and Peng Xie

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:29

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  18. It has been proposed that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can put women at risk for mental illness in the pregnancy and postpartum periods. While some studies have found strong support for this propositio...

    Authors: Nicole Racine, Chloe Devereaux, Jessica E. Cooke, Rachel Eirich, Jenney Zhu and Sheri Madigan

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:28

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  19. This prospective longitudinal study examined and compared two measures (prospective and retrospective ones) of post-traumatic growth (PTG) following Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation (HSCT) and their res...

    Authors: Maya Corman, Marie-Thérèse Rubio, Aurélie Cabrespine, Isabelle Brindel, Jacques-Olivier Bay, Régis Peffault De La Tour and Michaël Dambrun

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:27

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  20. Despite the effectiveness of methylphenidate for treating ADHD, up to 30% of individuals with ADHD show poor responses to methylphenidate. Neuroimaging biomarkers to predict medication responses remain elusive...

    Authors: Jung-Chi Chang, Hsiang-Yuan Lin, Junglei Lv, Wen-Yih Issac Tseng and Susan Shur-Fen Gau

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:26

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  21. It is argued that Indian gender minorities displayed differential mental health problems and suicide attempts. Hence, the study was intended to understand the prevalence of anxiety, depression and suicidality ...

    Authors: Shiva S. Halli, Shajy Isac, Parinita Bhattacharjee, Sumit Dutta, B. M. Ramesh, Robert Lorway and James Blanchard

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:25

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  22. The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) module four assessment for diagnosing autism spectrum disorder in adults has shown good sensitivity and specificity in research settings.

    Authors: Marios Adamou, Sarah L. Jones and Stephanie Wetherhill

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:24

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  23. Clinical trials provide consistent evidence for buprenorphine’s efficacy in treating opioid use disorder (OUD). While the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 requires physicians to combine medication-assisted...

    Authors: Albert Yi-Que Truong, Brian Fabian Saway, Malek H. Bouzaher, Mustafa Nawroz Rasheed, Sanaz Monjazeb, Soleille Dorothy Everest, Susan Linda Giampalmo, David Hartman, Cheryl Hartman, Anita S. Kablinger and Robert L. Trestman

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:23

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  24. The relationship between economic conditions and substance abuse is unclear, with few studies reporting drug-specific substance abuse. The present study examined the association between economic conditions and...

    Authors: Sunday Azagba, Lingpeng Shan, Fares Qeadan and Mark Wolfson

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:22

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  25. Schizophrenia is associated with widespread cognitive impairment. The MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery (MCCB) is most frequently used to assess cognitive function. However, the MCCB test is time consuming f...

    Authors: Bochao Huang, Shangda Li, Bing Sun, Hailong lyu, Weijuan Xu, Jianping Jiao, Fen Pan, Jianbo Hu, Jinkai Chen, Yaping Chen, Manli Huang and Yi Xu

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:21

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  26. Quarantine as a preventive action to reduce people’s exposure to a contagious disease has substantial psychological impact. We aimed to collect information on psychologically distressing experiences of Italian...

    Authors: Maurizio Bonati, Rita Campi, Michele Zanetti, Massimo Cartabia, Francesca Scarpellini, Antonio Clavenna and Giulia Segre

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:20

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  27. The 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has disrupted millions of lives and commerce. We investigated psychological reactions and insomnia during the COVID-19 outbreak in adults with mental health disorders (M...

    Authors: Qimeng Sun, Qingsong Qin, Maria Basta, Baixin Chen and Yun Li

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:19

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  28. This longitudinal study explored the relationship between trajectories of maternal depressive symptoms and offspring’s risk behavior in adolescence contributing to an extremely scarce literature about the impa...

    Authors: Ana Beatriz Bozzini, Jessica Mayumi Maruyama, Tiago N. Munhoz, Aluísio J. D. Barros, Fernando C. Barros, Iná S. Santos and Alicia Matijasevich

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:18

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  29. High serum uric acid (SUA) levels may provide protection against depression and anxiety through its defensive role in oxidative damage. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis of the independent assoc...

    Authors: Rui Zhong, Qingling Chen, Mengmeng Li, Nan Li, Chaojia Chu, Jing Li, Xinyue Zhang and Weihong Lin

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:17

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  30. A pandemic is a very stressful event, especially for highly vulnerable people (e.g., older adults). The purpose of the current study was to investigate the main and interactive relationships of social support ...

    Authors: Fugui Li, Sihui Luo, Weiqi Mu, Yanmei Li, Liyuan Ye, Xueying Zheng, Bing Xu, Yu Ding, Ping Ling, Mingjie Zhou and Xuefeng Chen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:16

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  31. There is little longitudinal evidence on the cumulative risk of harm from gambling associated with excess spending and frequency of play. The present study sought to assess the risk of gambling problems over a...

    Authors: Shawn R. Currie, David C. Hodgins, Robert J. Williams and Kirsten Fiest

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:15

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  32. Tic disorders are childhood-onset neuropsychiatric disorders characterized by multiple motor or vocal tics with frequent comorbidities and a broad spectrum of phenotypic presentations. In this study, we aimed ...

    Authors: Eu Gene Park and Young-Hoon Kim

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:14

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  33. Suicide and risk management protocols in mental health research aim to ensure patient safety, provide vital information on how to assess suicidal ideation, manage risk, and respond to unexpected and expected s...

    Authors: Katye Stevens, Vivetha Thambinathan, Elisa Hollenberg, Fiona Inglis, Andrew Johnson, Andrea Levinson, Soha Salman, Leah Cardinale, Brian Lo, Jenny Shi, David Wiljer, Daphne J. Korczak and Kristin Cleverley

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:13

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  34. Housing is an important social determinant of health. Poor housing conditions are associated with a wide range of health conditions, including mental health. The study aimed to investigate the association betw...

    Authors: Selin Kim, Wonjeong Jeong, Bich Na Jang, Eun-Cheol Park and Sung-In Jang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:12

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  35. This study investigated the prevalence and factors associated with counselling and psychotherapy service use among Chinese sexual minority populations.

    Authors: Yuanyuan Wang, Amanda Wilson, Zhishan Hu, Li Lu, Wengao Li, Ke Peng, Lijuan Wu, Ying Xin, Jack Drescher, Jianjun Ou and Runsen Chen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:11

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  36. There is limited evidence on the use of antipsychotics in patients with early-onset schizophrenia, which lags significantly behind the studies on adult patients’ medication and has a large disparity from actua...

    Authors: Jiuping Zhang, Xin Cheng, Huihui Zhang, Ping Xu, Peiying Jin and Xiaoyan Ke

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:10

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  37. Psychosis can be a sufficiently traumatic event to lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Previous research has focussed on the trauma of first episode psychosis (FEP) and the only review to date of PT...

    Authors: Georgina Buswell, Zoë Haime, Brynmor Lloyd-Evans and Jo Billings

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:9

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  38. Although cultural factors play a crucial role in experience of stigma, there is scant review on the impact and importance of culture on stigma of mental illness across Pacific Rim Region. This study aims to in...

    Authors: Mao-Sheng Ran, Brian J. Hall, Tin Tin Su, Benny Prawira, Matilde Breth-Petersen, Xu-Hong Li and Tian-Ming Zhang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:8

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  39. The challenges of living with and taking care of a patient with schizophrenia can lead to positive changes depending on the experiences and reactions of family caregivers. Such changes may directly affect the ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Darban, Roghayeh Mehdipour- Rabori, Jamileh Farokhzadian, Esmat Nouhi and Sakineh Sabzevari

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:7

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  40. Internationally, the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) is commonly used to assess the frequency and severity of depressive symptoms. However, psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the PHQ-9 ...

    Authors: Line Wisting, Sverre Urnes Johnson, Cynthia M. Bulik, Ole A. Andreassen, Øyvind Rø and Lasse Bang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:6

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  41. Like other complex diseases including drug addiction, genetic factors can interfere with the disease. In this study, three opioid genes (OPRM1, OPRD1, and OPRK1) were examined for an association with drug addicti...

    Authors: Laith N. AL-Eitan, Doaa M. Rababa’h and Mansour A. Alghamdi

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:5

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  42. Antipsychotic-induced Weight Gain (AiWG) is a debilitating and common adverse effect of antipsychotics. AiWG negatively impacts life expectancy, quality of life, treatment adherence, likelihood of developing t...

    Authors: Nini de Boer, Sinan Guloksuz, Caroline van Baal, Leonie Willebrands, Jeroen Deenik, Christiaan H. Vinkers, Inge Winter-van Rossum, Janneke Zinkstok, Ingeborg Wilting, Jasper B. Zantvoord, Frank Backx, Wilma E. Swildens, Marieke Schouw, Jan Bogers, Folkwin Hulshof, Rudolf de Knijff…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:4

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  43. Syria has experienced war since 2011, leaving over 80% under the poverty line and millions displaced. War and its retaliations have significantly impacted the mental health of Syrians. This study evaluates the...

    Authors: Ameer Kakaje, Ragheed Al Zohbi, Osama Hosam Aldeen, Leen Makki, Ayham Alyousbashi and Mhd Bahaa Aldin Alhaffar

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:2

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  44. In clinical environments, nursing students experience a range of stressors that can affect their health, learning, and quality of patient care. This study aimed to develop a Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Cl...

    Authors: Foozieh Rafati, Hamid Sharif Nia, Zohreh Khoshnood and Kelly-Ann Allen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:1

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  45. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Akira Iwanami, Kazuhiko Saito, Masakazu Fujiwara, Daiki Okutsu and Hironobu Ichikawa

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:596

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    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:485

  46. Conduct disorder (CD), a serious behavioral and emotional disorder in childhood and adolescence, characterized by disruptive behavior and breaking societal rules. Studies have explored the overlap of CD with n...

    Authors: Nóra Kerekes, Btissame Zouini, Emma Karlsson, Emma Cederholm, Paul Lichtenstein, Henrik Anckarsäter and Maria Råstam

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:595

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  47. In addition to physical problems, patients with COVID-19 suffer from considerable stress throughout the disease crisis. It is important to address mental health needs and not to ignore the psychological dimens...

    Authors: Yaser Moradi, Farzin Mollazadeh, Parivash Karimi, Keyvan Hosseingholipour and Rahim Baghaei

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:594

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  48. To date, very few nationwide studies addressing the way in which mental health services are addressing the current pandemics have been published. The present paper reports data obtained from a survey relating ...

    Authors: Bernardo Carpiniello, Massimo Tusconi, Enrico Zanalda, Guido Di Sciascio and Massimo Di Giannantonio

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:593

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