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  1. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disease which has risen to become the main cause of childhood disability, placing a heavy burden on families and society. To date, the treatment of patien...

    Authors: Lifei Xiao, Xianhao Huo, Yangyang Wang, Wenchao Li, Mei Li, Chaofan Wang, Feng Wang and Tao Sun
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:183
  2. The purpose of this study was to identify different develpment trajectories of depression symptoms during college period, and prospectively investigate the associations healthy sleep patterns with trajectories...

    Authors: Dan Zhang, Yang Qu, Shuang Zhai, Tingting Li, Yang Xie, Shuman Tao, Liwei Zou, Fangbiao Tao and Xiaoyan Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:182
  3. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a serious health risk, especially in vulnerable populations. Even before the pandemic, people with mental disorders had worse physical health outcomes compared to the general po...

    Authors: Federico Bertolini, Anke B Witteveen, Susanne Young, Pim Cuijpers, Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos, Corrado Barbui, María Cabello, Camilla Cadorin, Naomi Downes, Daniele Franzoi, Michael Elizabeth Gasior, Brandon Gray, Ann John, Maria Melchior, Mark van Ommeren, Christina Palantza…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:181
  4. The present study aimed to explore changes in depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among the general population during the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic and to investigate risk factors and adaptiv...

    Authors: Yuko Fukase, Kanako Ichikura and Hirokuni Tagaya
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:180
  5. Depression among adolescents is a seriously disabling public health problem with an extremely high prevalence. Identifying risk factors of depression at an early stage is important to reduce the disease burden...

    Authors: Wenyan Li, Wenjian Lai, Lan Guo, Wanxin Wang, Xiuwen Li, Liwan Zhu, Jingman Shi, Kayla M. Teopiz, Roger S. McIntyre and Ciyong Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:179
  6. As mental health in adulthood is related to mental status during adolescence, school-based interventions have been proposed to improve resilience. The objective of this study was to build a simulation model re...

    Authors: Javier Mar, Igor Larrañaga, Oliver Ibarrondo, Ana González-Pinto, Carlota las Hayas, Ane Fullaondo, Irantzu Izco-Basurko, Jordi Alonso, Iñaki Zorrilla, Jessica Fernández-Sevillano and Esteban de Manuel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:178
  7. Cannabis is marketed as a treatment for pain. There is limited data on the prevalence of cannabis use and its correlates among Veterans prescribed opioids.

    Authors: Tauheed Zaman, Dawn M. Bravata, Amy L. Byers, Erin E. Krebs, Samuel J. Leonard, Friedhelm Sandbrink, Wylie Barker and Salomeh Keyhani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:177
  8. Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) among Police Officers has been a concern to many professionals in the field of health, research and criminal justice since their work is subjected to higher levels of stress and ...

    Authors: Harrieth P. Ndumwa, Belinda J. Njiro, Joel M. Francis, Thomas Kawala, Charles J. Msenga, Ezekiel Matola, Juhudi Mhonda, Hillary Corbin, Omary Ubuguyu and Samuel Likindikoki
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:175
  9. We aimed to compare differences in infant feeding patterns (breastfeeding and complementary food supplementation) between children with the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and typically developing (TD) children...

    Authors: Xueli Xiang, Ting Yang, Jie Chen, Li Chen, Ying Dai, Jie Zhang, Ling Li, Feiyong Jia, Lijie Wu, Yan Hao, Xiaoyan Ke, Mingji Yi, Qi Hong, Jinjin Chen, Shuanfeng Fang, Yichao Wang…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:174
  10. Measuring patient experiences at psychiatric inpatient departments for the elderly need measurements adapted to the situation and challenges of the age group. We did not find any such instrument. The aim of th...

    Authors: Torleif Ruud, Ingrid Kyte Fjellestad and Ketil Hanssen-Bauer
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:173
  11. Armed conflict and natural disasters cause serious psychosocial problems. Providing comprehensive bio-psychosocial support to the community after a war, traumatic, or devastating event has a significant impact...

    Authors: Niguse Yigzaw, Tewodros Hailu, Mekides Melesse, Ashenafi Desalegn, Haymanot Ezezew, Tebaber Chanie, Goshu Nenko, Moges Tesfahun, Simegn Sendek and Seblewongel Tinsae
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:172
  12. This study aimed to examine factors associated with postpartum depression (PPD) symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic among postpartum women in five countries, a subject that has not been investigated thus far.

    Authors: Kelly Pereira Coca, Li-Yin Chien, Eun Young Lee, Ana Carolina de Prima Souza, Seo Ah Hong and Yan-Shing Chang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:171
  13. Neutropenia is a noteworthy side effect of clozapine, which might warrant this drugs’ discontinuance for safety. Studies have revealed that the risk of neutropenia increases with concurrent administration of v...

    Authors: Chia-Chun Yang, Xi-Yu Wang, Po-Han Chou and Ching-Hua Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:170
  14. While adolescent suicidal behaviour (ideation, planning, and attempt) remains a global public health concern, available county-specific evidence on the phenomenon from African countries is relatively less than...

    Authors: Emmanuel Nii-Boye Quarshie, Nutifafa Eugene Yaw Dey and Kwaku Oppong Asante
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:169
  15. The Pathological Narcissism Inventory (PNI) is a multidimensional measure developed to assess narcissistic grandiosity and narcissistic vulnerability. We aimed to validate the Arabic version of the original Pa...

    Authors: Diana Malaeb, A. Esin Asan, Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Vanessa Azzi, Abir Sarray El Dine, Souheil Hallit and Aaron L. Pincus
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:168
  16. Left-behind adolescents (LBAs) are adolescents aged 11–18 years who are separated from their parents and left behind in local cities by one or both parents for a period of more than 6 months. LBAs in rural are...

    Authors: Si Lan Yang, Chu Xia Tan, Juan Li, Jie Zhang, Yi Ping Chen, Yi Fei Li, Ying Xiang Tao, Bi Yun Ye, Shi Hao Chen, Hui Yuan Li and Jing Ping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:167
  17. Ziprasidone mesylate injection is an atypical antipsychotic drug which is recently approved in China. In combination with its oral formulation, sequential therapy with ziprasidone brings new interventions to p...

    Authors: Yaxue Wu, Yanli Li, Weiye Liang, Luyuan Bai, Jianjin Yu, Keqing Li, Yunshu Zhang, Yanmei Guo, Zenglong Liu, Jian Wang, Congpei Zhang, Xijin Wang, Jia Xu, Liping Liu, Juan Li and Fude Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:166
  18. The two most prevalent mental health conditions are anxiety and depression and they often coexist (comorbidity) in an individual aggravating the person’s psychological or medical conditions. College students s...

    Authors: Lulu Yuan, Lu Lu, Xuehang Wang, Min Qu, Yuqin Gao and Bochen Pan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:165
  19. Authors: T. Goldschmidt, Y. Kippe, A. Finck, M. Adam, H. Hamadoun, J. G. Winkler, F. Bermpohl, M. Schouler-Ocak and S. Gutwinski
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:164

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  20. Challenges such as stigma and loneliness may increase vulnerability to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and negatively affect the quality of life of people living with HIV (PLHIV) despite the massi...

    Authors: Jerry Paul Ninnoni, Sampson Opoku Agyemang, Lydia Bennin, Elizabeth Agyare, Leveana Gyimah, Kafui Senya, Nyonuku Akosua Baddoo, Francis Annor and Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:163
  21. Patients with schizophrenia may benefit from treatment with long-acting injectable (LAI) formulations of antipsychotics. Aripiprazole once-monthly (AOM) is an LAI that was tested in two non-interventional stud...

    Authors: Daniel Schöttle, Wolfgang Janetzky, Francois Therrien and Klaus Wiedemann
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:162
  22. Depression is one of the most common mental health problems worldwide and, while prevalence rates in Latin America are relatively high, most people who meet the criteria for diagnosis do not receive treatment....

    Authors: Esteban Encina-Zúñiga, Martín Agrest, Thamara Tapia-Munoz, Isidora Vidal-Zamora, Sara Ardila-Gómez, Rubén Alvarado, Eduardo A. Leiderman and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:161
  23. Antipsychotics are essential in the acute treatment of and maintenance therapy for schizophrenia, but medication adherence and long-term treatment continuity are needed to maximize their effectiveness. Each an...

    Authors: Shuhei Wada, Kunihiro Iwamoto, Hiroki Okumura, Hirotake Hida, Shuichi Hiraoka, Aya Kamei, Daisuke Mori, Kiyofumi Yamada and Norio Ozaki
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:159
  24. Depression and diabetes are major health challenges, with heavy economic social burden, and comorbid depression in diabetes could lead to a wide range of poor health outcomes. Although many descriptive studies...

    Authors: Rehanguli Maimaitituerxun, Wenhang Chen, Jingsha Xiang, Atipatsa C. Kaminga, Xin Yin Wu, Letao Chen, Jianzhou Yang, Aizhong Liu and Wenjie Dai
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:158
  25. Exposure-based therapy is the treatment of choice for anxiety disorders, but many patients do not benefit sufficiently from it. Distressing images of threat related to the future or past may maintain the anxie...

    Authors: Bart Endhoven, Klara De Cort, Suzy J. M. A. Matthijssen, Ad de Jongh, Agnes van Minnen, Puck Duits, Koen R. J. Schruers, Eva A. M. van Dis, Angelos M. Krypotos, Lotte Gerritsen and Iris M. Engelhard
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:157
  26. In addition to resilience and resistance, collective and personal experiences of trauma are commonly cited within the context of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other Indigenous First People’s experi...

    Authors: Graham Gee, Carol Hulbert, Helen Kennedy and Yin Paradies
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:155
  27. Schizophrenia (SZ) arises from a complex interplay involving genetic and molecular factors. Early intervention of SZ hinges upon understanding its vulnerability and resiliency factors in study of SZ and geneti...

    Authors: Jia Duan, Xiaohong Gong, Fay Y. Womer, Kaijin Sun, Lili Tang, Juan Liu, Junjie Zheng, Yue Zhu, Yanqing Tang, Xizhe Zhang and Fei Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:153
  28. The characteristics of substance use disorder (SUD) inpatients with co-occurring psychiatric disorders (COD) have been scantly described in the extant literature. This study investigated psychological, demogra...

    Authors: Helle Wessel Andersson, Mats P. Mosti and Trond Nordfjaern
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:152
  29. Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a heterogenous brain disorder, with potentially multiple psychosocial and biological disease mechanisms. This is also a plausible explanation for why patients do not respond ...

    Authors: Kristian Høj Reveles Jensen, Vibeke H. Dam, Melanie Ganz, Patrick MacDonald Fisher, Cheng-Teng Ip, Anjali Sankar, Maja Rou Marstrand-Joergensen, Brice Ozenne, Merete Osler, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, Lars H. Pinborg, Vibe Gedsø Frokjaer, Gitte Moos Knudsen and Martin Balslev Jørgensen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:151
  30. This study explored the relationship between specific types of potentially traumatic events (PTEs) and symptoms of mental health disorders among people with HIV (PWH) in Cameroon.

    Authors: Angela M. Parcesepe, Lindsey M. Filiatreau, Peter Vanes Ebasone, Anastase Dzudie, Brian W. Pence, Milton Wainberg, Marcel Yotebieng, Kathryn Anastos, Eric Pefura-Yone, Denis Nsame, Rogers Ajeh and Denis Nash
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:150
  31. Individuals with autism tend to have a reduced quality of life across their lifespan. This reduced quality of life may be a result of autism traits, mental distress, and poor person/environment fit. In this lo...

    Authors: Per Normann Andersen, Stian Orm, Ingrid Nesdal Fossum, Merete Glenne Øie and Erik Winther Skogli
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:149
  32. Depression increases the risk of adverse clinical outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease. Physical activity has been shown to improve depressive symptoms in this population, but the relationship of s...

    Authors: Lin Liu, Yuqin Yan, Jingxian Qiu, Qiongmei Chen, Yujing Zhang, Yun Liu, Xiaoshi Zhong, Yan Liu and Rongshao Tan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:148
  33. Sexual health is one of the main areas of health and basic human rights which has been paid less attention in schizophrenia. Most studies have focused on sexual dysfunction rather than the sexual needs of peop...

    Authors: Jin-wei Yang, Kai Yu, Xiao-qing Wang, Yu Wang, Chen-Chen Zhang, Rui Ma, Hong Yu and Yu-qiu Zhou
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:147
  34. Embitterment is a persistent emotion that is known to everybody in reaction to injustice and being let down, associated with feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. People with psychiatric disorders can dev...

    Authors: Paraskevi Mavrogiorgou, Sarah Becker, Sie-In Lee-Grimm and Georg Juckel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:146
  35. Based on its objective characteristics, laboratory markers have always been the research direction of clinical diagnosis and assessment of mental disorders including Alzheimer's disease.

    Authors: Jiewen Huang, Zhen Song, Beiwen Wei, Qingtian Li, Ping Lin, Hui Li and Ke Dong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:145
  36. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is among the common neuropsychiatric disorders affecting children and adolescents. The disorder affects the life of children, their parents, and the community when left...

    Authors: Kemal Aliye, Elias Tesfaye and Matiwos Soboka
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:144
  37. There are currently major efforts underway in Ghana to address stigma and discrimination, and promote the human rights of those with mental health conditions, within mental health services and the community, w...

    Authors: Briony Harden, Leveana Gyimah, Michelle Funk, Natalie Drew-Bold, Martin Orrell, Maria Francesca Moro, Celline Cole, Sally-Ann Ohene, Florence Baingana, Caroline Amissah, Joana Ansong, Priscilla Elikplim Tawiah, Kwaku Brobbey, Mauro Giovanni Carta and Akwasi Osei
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:142
  38. Psychotic experiences are reported in the general population. The Questionnaire for Psychotic Experiences (QPE) was created to test the phenomenological features of these experiences and compare them with thos...

    Authors: Arij Yehya, Salma M. Khaled, Iris E. C. Sommer, Saba F. Elhag, Mohamed H. M. O. Hassan, Peter Woodruff and Majid Alabdalla
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:141
  39. Insomnia has become an important issue in recent years. Insomnia is affected by many factors. Previous research has shown that during the COVID-19 pandemic, there would be a long-term negative effect on the me...

    Authors: Ming Zhang, Li Qin, Dongmei Zhang, Mingfen Tao, Kangrong Han, Chenru Chi, Zhongying Zhang, Xiubin Tao and Huan Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:140
  40. Mental health disorders are a major public health concern especially among undergraduates, globally and within Egypt. Most individuals suffering from mental illnesses either do not seek care at all or seek it ...

    Authors: Mohamed Baklola, Mohamed Terra, Mohamed A. Elzayat, Doaa Abdelhady, Abdel-Hady El-Gilany and ARO team of collaborators
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:139
  41. Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) usually experience difficulty regarding symbolic play. However, studies on whether symbolic play test (SPT) can differentiate between ASD and other developmental d...

    Authors: Xuening Chang, Lingli Sun and Ruizhen Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:138
  42. Binge eating disorder (BED), as the most prevalent eating disorder, is strongly related to obesity and other somatic and psychiatric morbidity. Despite evidence-based treatments a considerable number of BED pa...

    Authors: Laura van Riel, Elske van den Berg, Marike Polak, Marjolein Geerts, Jaap Peen, Theo Ingenhoven and Jack Dekker
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:136
  43. Distinct oral atypical antipsychotics have different effects on autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity. Among them, oral aripiprazole has been linked to dysfunction of the ANS in schizophrenia. Long-acting in...

    Authors: Saki Hattori, Akira Suda, Ikuko Kishida, Masatoshi Miyauchi, Yohko Shiraishi, Nobuhiko Noguchi, Taku Furuno, Takeshi Asami, Mami Fujibayashi, Natsuki Tsujita, Chie Ishii, Norio Ishii, Takashi Saeki, Tadashi Fukushima, Toshio Moritani, Yusuke Saigusa…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:135
  44. The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 lastingly affects public mental health. Many studies have described symptoms of anxiety and depression in pregnant women before the pandemic. However, the limited study...

    Authors: Xuemei Qin, Weiling Zhang, Shuyin Xu, Mohan Ma, Xing Fan, Xueqing Nie, Jin Liu, Yumeng Ju, Li Zhang, Lingjiang Li, Yan Zhang and Bangshan Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:134

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