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  1. The imperative to provide effective treatment for young people diagnosed with depressive disorders is complicated by several factors including the unclear effectiveness of treatment options. Within this contex...

    Authors: Magenta B Simmons, Sarah E Hetrick and Anthony F Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:335
  2. This survey followed a cohort of patients with chronic psychosis recruited from five catchment areas (DSMs) of the Sardinian community mental health services. The objective was to examine whether the amount of...

    Authors: Mauro Giovanni Carta, Matthias C Angermeyer, Federica Sancassiani, Francesco Tuligi, Roberto Pirastu, Anna Pisano, Elisa Pintus, Gisa Mellino, Mirra Pintus, Emanuele Pisanu, Maria Francesca Moro, Davide Massidda, Giuseppina Trincas and Dinesh Bhugra
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:333
  3. There is an urgent need to address the massive treatment gap for mental health problems, especially in low income settings. Packages of care integrated in routine primary health care are posited as a strategy ...

    Authors: Mark JD Jordans, Nagendra P Luitel, Mark Tomlinson and Ivan H Komproe
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:332
  4. This study looks at the effect of immediate session-by-session feedback using short questionnaires for evaluating outcome of and alliance in the therapy. Research data strongly suggests that using this feedbac...

    Authors: Flip Jan van Oenen, Suzy Schipper, Rien Van, Robert Schoevers, Irene Visch, Jaap Peen and Jack Dekker
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:331
  5. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral and neurocognitive disorder in school-age children. Methylphenidate (MPH) is the most frequently prescribed CNS stimulant for ADHD. The ai...

    Authors: Ching-Shu Tsai, Yu-Shu Huang, Chen-Long Wu, Fang-Ming Hwang, Kin-Bao Young, Ming-Horng Tsai and Shih-Ming Chu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:330
  6. Studies suggest that immigrants have higher rates of anxiety-depression than compatriots in low-middle income countries and lower rates than populations in host high income countries. Elucidating the factors t...

    Authors: Belinda J Liddell, Tien Chey, Derrick Silove, Thuy Thi Bich Phan, Nguyen Mong Giao and Zachary Steel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:329
  7. Bipolar disorder (BPD) is a common condition associated with significant morbidity and reduced quality of life. In addition to challenges caused by their mood symptoms, parents affected with BPD harbor concern...

    Authors: Holly L Peay, Donald L Rosenstein and Barbara B Biesecker
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:327
  8. This study aimed to examine factors associated with treatment adherence in first-episode psychosis (FEP) patients followed up over 8 years, especially involuntary first admission and stopping cannabis use.

    Authors: Sara Barbeito, Patricia Vega, Sonia Ruiz de Azúa, Margarita Saenz, Mónica Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, Itxaso González-Ortega, Cristina Bermudez, Margarita Hernanz, Blanca Fernández de Corres and Ana González-Pinto
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:326
  9. The strongest risk factor for depression is having a family history of the condition. Many individuals with a family history of depression are concerned about their personal risk for depression and report unme...

    Authors: Bettina Meiser, Peter R Schofield, Lyndal Trevena, Alex Wilde, Kristine Barlow-Stewart, Judy Proudfoot, Michelle Peate, Timothy Dobbins, Helen Christensen, Kerry A Sherman, Janan Karatas and Philip B Mitchell
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:325
  10. Psychological distress (e.g., depression and anxiety) has been regarded as the main cause of leaving work for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in workplaces. This study aims to explore the associations of f...

    Authors: Li Liu, Ran Pang, Wei Sun, Ming Wu, Peng Qu, Chunming Lu and Lie Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:324
  11. Previous evidence has shown that schizotypal personality disorder (SPD) is part of the schizophrenia spectrum. Few studies have examined latent classes in the developmental trajectories of SPD features over ti...

    Authors: Fu-lei Geng, Ting Xu, Yi Wang, Hai-song Shi, Chao Yan, David L Neumann, David HK Shum, Simon SY Lui, Eric FC Cheung and Raymond CK Chan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:323
  12. Thinking about suicide is an indicator of suicide risk. Suicide rates are higher among doctors than in the population. The main aims of this study are to describe the changes in the lifetime prevalence of suic...

    Authors: Judith Rosta and Olaf G Aasland
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:322

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  13. There is evidence that psychological therapies including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) may be effective in reducing postnatal depression (PND) when offered to individuals. In clinical practice, this is als...

    Authors: Alison Scope, Joanna Leaviss, Eva Kaltenthaler, Glenys Parry, Paul Sutcliffe, Mike Bradburn and Anna Cantrell
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:321
  14. Schizophrenia is a highly heterogeneous disorder with positive and negative symptoms being characteristic manifestations of the disease. While these two symptom domains are usually construed as distinct and or...

    Authors: Lei Chen, Joseph A Johnston, Bruce J Kinon, Virginia Stauffer, Paul Succop, Tiago R Marques and Haya Ascher-Svanum
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:320
  15. Substance misuse is a well-recognized co-morbidity to psychosis and has been linked to poor prognostic outcomes in patients. Researchers have yet to investigate the difference in rates and characteristics betw...

    Authors: Melissa A Weibell, Inge Joa, Jørgen Bramness, Jan Olav Johannessen, Patrick D McGorry, Wenche ten Velden Hegelstad and Tor Ketil Larsen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:319
  16. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prevalent and severe disorder. Although effective treatments for MDD are available, many patients remain untreated, mainly because of insufficient treatment capacities in t...

    Authors: Jo Annika Reins, David Daniel Ebert, Dirk Lehr, Heleen Riper, Pim Cuijpers and Matthias Berking
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:318
  17. It is well established that patients with serious mental disorders have higher mortality than the general population, yet there are few studies on mortality of both natural and unnatural causes in patients wit...

    Authors: Anne Høye, Bjarne K Jacobsen and Vidje Hansen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:317
  18. Depression and anxiety disorders during adolescence can have detrimental consequences. Both disorders are related to negative outcome in various areas during adolescence and are also predictive of depression a...

    Authors: Sanne PA Rasing, Daan HM Creemers, Jan MAM Janssens and Ron HJ Scholte
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:316
  19. Day-hospital-based treatment programmes have been recommended for poorly functioning patients with personality disorders (PD). However, more research is needed to confirm the cost-effectiveness of such extensi...

    Authors: Elfrida Hartveit Kvarstein, Espen Arnevik, Vidar Halsteinli, Frida Gullestad Rø, Sigmund Karterud and Theresa Wilberg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:315
  20. Depressive disorders occur in 2 to 5% of the adolescents and are associated with a high burden of disease, a high risk of recurrence and a heightened risk for development of other problems, like suicide attemp...

    Authors: Yvonne Stikkelbroek, Denise HM Bodden, Maja Deković and Anneloes L van Baar
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:314
  21. In their study ‘Mental Health in the General Population: Images and Realities’ Jean-Luc Roelandt et al. found a huge divide between the French public’s conceptualizations of insanity and depression. The study ...

    Authors: Matthias C Angermeyer, Aurélie Millier, Cécile Rémuzat, Tarek Refaï and Mondher Toumi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:313
  22. Mobile phone-based psychological interventions enable real time self-monitoring and self-management, and large-scale dissemination. However, few studies have focussed on mild-to-moderate symptoms where public ...

    Authors: Judith Proudfoot, Janine Clarke, Mary-Rose Birch, Alexis E Whitton, Gordon Parker, Vijaya Manicavasagar, Virginia Harrison, Helen Christensen and Dusan Hadzi-Pavlovic
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:312
  23. The dominant diagnostic model of the classification of depression today is unitarian; however, since Kurt Schneider (1920) introduced the concept of endogenous depression and reactive depression, the binary mo...

    Authors: Jin Mizushima, Hitoshi Sakurai, Yuya Mizuno, Masaki Shinfuku, Hideaki Tani, Kadunari Yoshida, Chisa Ozawa, Asako Serizawa, Natsuko Kodashiro, Shinya Koide, Atsumi Minamisawa, Eisaku Mutsumoto, Nobuhiro Nagai, Sachiko Noda, Genichiro Tachino, Tatsuichiro Takahashi…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:311
  24. Disordered eating behavior and body dissatisfaction affect a large proportion of the Dutch population and account for severe psychological, physical and social morbidity. Yet, the threshold for seeking profess...

    Authors: Elke D ter Huurne, Marloes G Postel, Hein A de Haan and Cor AJ DeJong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:310
  25. Diabetes is a growing health problem in South Asia. Despite an increasing number of studies exploring causal pathways between diabetes and depression in high-income countries (HIC), the pathway between the two...

    Authors: Kiran Niraula, Brandon A Kohrt, Meerjady Sabrina Flora, Narbada Thapa, Shirin Jahan Mumu, Rahul Pathak, Babill Stray-Pedersen, Pukar Ghimire, Bhawana Regmi, Elizabeth K MacFarlane and Roshni Shrestha
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:309
  26. The resumption of menses is an important indicator of recovery in anorexia nervosa (AN). Patients with early-onset AN are at particularly great risk of suffering from the long-term physical and psychological c...

    Authors: Astrid Dempfle, Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Nina Timmesfeld, Reinhild Schwarte, Karin M Egberts, Ernst Pfeiffer, Christian Fleischhaker, Christoph Wewetzer and Katharina Bühren
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:308
  27. Nursing home patients with dementia use psychotropic drugs longer and more frequently than recommended by guidelines implying psychotropic drugs are not always prescribed appropriately. These drugs can have ma...

    Authors: Klaas van der Spek, Debby L Gerritsen, Martin Smalbrugge, Marjorie HJMG Nelissen-Vrancken, Roland B Wetzels, Claudia HW Smeets, Sytse U Zuidema and Raymond TCM Koopmans
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:307
  28. A diagnosis of diabetes mellitus types 1 or 2 doubles the odds of a comorbid depressive disorder. The combined diseases have a wide range of adverse outcomes, such as a lower quality of life, poorer diabetes o...

    Authors: Stephanie Nobis, Dirk Lehr, David Daniel Ebert, Matthias Berking, Elena Heber, Harald Baumeister, Annette Becker, Frank Snoek and Heleen Riper
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:306
  29. In European countries, including Switzerland, as well as in many states worldwide, cannabis is the most widely used psychoactive substance after alcohol and tobacco. Although approximately one in ten users dev...

    Authors: Michael P Schaub, Severin Haug, Andreas Wenger, Oliver Berg, Robin Sullivan, Thilo Beck and Lars Stark
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:305
  30. Debate is ongoing about what role, if any, variation in the serotonin transporter linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) plays in depression. Some studies report an interaction between 5-HTTLPR variation and str...

    Authors: Robert C Culverhouse, Lucy Bowes, Naomi Breslau, John I Nurnberger Jr, Margit Burmeister, David M Fergusson, Marcus Munafò, Nancy L Saccone and Laura J Bierut
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:304
  31. It is an open question as to whether differential developmental trajectories, potentially representing underlying pathophysiological processes, can form the basis of a more useful typology in young persons who...

    Authors: Ian B Hickie, Daniel F Hermens, Sharon L Naismith, Adam J Guastella, Nick Glozier, Jan Scott and Elizabeth M Scott
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:303
  32. Group psychoeducation is a cost effective intervention which reduces relapse and improves functioning in bipolar disorder but is rarely implemented. The aim of this study was to identify the acceptability and ...

    Authors: Katharine Coulthard, Dipty Patel, Clare Brizzolara, Richard Morriss and Stuart Watson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:301
  33. Clinical and functional studies consider major depression (MD) and vascular depression (VD) as different neurobiological processes. Hypoexcitability of the left frontal cortex to transcranial magnetic stimulat...

    Authors: Carmen Concerto, Giuseppe Lanza, Mariagiovanna Cantone, Manuela Pennisi, Daniela Giordano, Concetto Spampinato, Riccardo Ricceri, Giovanni Pennisi, Eugenio Aguglia and Rita Bella
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:300
  34. It is well known that children of parents with mental illness are at greater risk of mental illness themselves. However the patterns of familial mental health problems across multiple generations in families a...

    Authors: Kirsten J Hancock, Francis Mitrou, Megan Shipley, David Lawrence and Stephen R Zubrick
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:299
  35. ADHD is diagnosed and treated more often in males than in females. Research on gender differences suggests that girls may be consistently underidentified and underdiagnosed because of differences in the expres...

    Authors: Erik Winther Skogli, Martin H Teicher, Per Normann Andersen, Kjell Tore Hovik and Merete Øie
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:298
  36. The anticipation of mental health-related discrimination is common amongst people with mental health problems and can have serious adverse effects. This study aimed to develop and validate a measure assessing ...

    Authors: Jheanell Gabbidon, Elaine Brohan, Sarah Clement, R Claire Henderson and Graham Thornicroft
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:297
  37. Eating disorders (ED) are classified into Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and eating disorder not otherwise specified. Prospectively, the diagnostic instability within ED is high, but it is not clear which ...

    Authors: Gabriella F Milos, Volker Baur, Sabina Muehlebach and Anja Spindler
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:295
  38. Anorexia Nervosa (AN) is a highly life-threatening disorder that is extremely difficult to treat. There is evidence that family-based therapies are effective for adolescent AN, but no treatment has been proven...

    Authors: Thomas R Lynch, Katie LH Gray, Roelie J Hempel, Marian Titley, Eunice Y Chen and Heather A O’Mahen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:293
  39. Treatment resistance is an omnipresent frustration in eating disorders. Attempts to identify the features of this resistance and subsequently develop novel treatments have had modest effects. This selective re...

    Authors: Katherine A Halmi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:292
  40. Research has shown that eating disorder (ED) patients who abuse substances demonstrate worse ED symptomatology and poorer outcomes than those with EDs alone, including increased general medical complications a...

    Authors: Claire Gregorowski, Soraya Seedat and Gerhard P Jordaan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:289
  41. Eating Disorders (EDs) are complex psychiatric pathologies characterized by moderate to poor response to treatment. Criteria of remission and recovery are not yet well defined. Simultaneously, personality play...

    Authors: Cristina Segura-García, Dora Chiodo, Flora Sinopoli and Pasquale De Fazio
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:288
  42. Individual, family and service level characteristics and outcomes are described for adult and adolescent patients receiving specialist inpatient or day patient treatment for anorexia nervosa (AN). Potential pr...

    Authors: Elizabeth Goddard, Rebecca Hibbs, Simone Raenker, Laura Salerno, Jon Arcelus, Nicky Boughton, Frances Connan, Ken Goss, Bert Laszlo, John Morgan, Kim Moore, David Robertson, Saeidi S, Christa Schreiber-Kounine, Sonu Sharma, Linette Whitehead…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:287
  43. An increasing body of research points to a significant association of obesity to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and deficits in executive functions. There is also preliminary evidence suggesti...

    Authors: Samuele Cortese, Erika Comencini, Brenda Vincenzi, Mario Speranza and Marco Angriman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:286
  44. With the imminent publication of the new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), there has been a growing interest in the study of the boundaries across the three bulimic ...

    Authors: Zaida Agüera, Nadine Riesco, Susana Jiménez-Murcia, Mohammed Anisul Islam, Roser Granero, Enrique Vicente, Eva Peñas-Lledó, Jon Arcelus, Isabel Sánchez, Jose Manuel Menchon and Fernando Fernández-Aranda
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:285
  45. Criticisms that generic measures of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are not sensitive to impairment in anorexia nervosa (AN) has spurred the development of disease-specific measures. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Deborah Mitchison, Phillipa Hay, Scott Engel, Ross Crosby, Daniel Le Grange, Hubert Lacey, Jonathan Mond, Shameran Slewa-Younan and Stephen Touyz
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:284

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