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  1. It has been proposed that there are abnormalities in incentive motivational processing in psychosis, possibly secondary to subcortical dopamine abnormalities, but few empirical studies have addressed this issue.

    Authors: Graham K Murray, Luke Clark, Philip R Corlett, Andrew D Blackwell, Roshan Cools, Peter B Jones, Trevor W Robbins and Luise Poustka
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:34
  2. The consequences of war violence and natural disasters on the mental health of children as well as on family dynamics remain poorly understood. Aim of the present investigation was to establish the prevalence ...

    Authors: Claudia Catani, Nadja Jacob, Elisabeth Schauer, Mahendran Kohila and Frank Neuner
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:33
  3. Pharmacological and genetic studies suggest the importance of the dopaminergic, serotonergic, and noradrenergic systems in the pathogenesis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Disruptive Beh...

    Authors: Kerstin Malmberg, Hanna-Linn Wargelius, Paul Lichtenstein, Lars Oreland and Jan-Olov Larsson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:28
  4. Cognitive reserve is thought to influence the degree of neuropathology needed for diagnosis of Alzheimer disease (AD). Cognitive reserve can be operationally defined as the hypothesized capacity of the mature ...

    Authors: John M Starr and Jane Lonie
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:27
  5. Studies of family reactions following teenage suicide are hampered by the psychological difficulties of approaching families and recruiting an unbiased sample of study subjects. By using a small but consecutiv...

    Authors: Per Lindqvist, Lars Johansson and Urban Karlsson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:26
  6. To investigate and compare the predictors of personal and perceived stigma associated with depression.

    Authors: Kathleen M Griffiths, Helen Christensen and Anthony F Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:25
  7. The aim of this study was to bring together all the results of in vivo studies of ethane excretion and cerebral spectroscopy in patients with schizophrenia who have dangerously seriously violently offended in ord...

    Authors: Ian H Treasaden and Basant K Puri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8(Suppl 1):S7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  8. The aim was to carry out the first voxel-based morphometry study of grey matter changes in the whole brain in schizophrenia associated with a history of seriously and violently offending.

    Authors: Basant K Puri, Serena J Counsell, Nadeem Saeed, Marcelo G Bustos, Ian H Treasaden and Graeme M Bydder
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8(Suppl 1):S6

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  9. Cigarette smoking is believed to cause oxidative stress by several mechanisms, including direct damage by radical species and the inflammatory response induced by smoking, and would therefore be expected to ca...

    Authors: Basant K Puri, Ian H Treasaden, Massimo Cocchi, Sofia Tsaluchidu, Lucio Tonello and Brian M Ross
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8(Suppl 1):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  10. The range of the fatty acids has been largely investigated in the plasma and erythrocytes of patients suffering from neuropsychiatric disorders. In this paper we investigate, for the first time, whether the st...

    Authors: Massimo Cocchi, Lucio Tonello, Sofia Tsaluchidu and Basant K Puri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8(Suppl 1):S3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  11. This study tested the hypothesis that exhaled ethane is a biomarker of cerebral n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid peroxidation in humans. Ethane is released specifically following peroxidation of n-3 polyunsaturated...

    Authors: Basant K Puri, Serena J Counsell, Brian M Ross, Gavin Hamilton, Marcelo G Bustos and Ian H Treasaden
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8(Suppl 1):S2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  12. Chronic tinnitus is a frequent condition, which can have enormous impact on patient's life and which is very difficult to treat. Accumulating data indicate that chronic tinnitus is related to dysfunctional neu...

    Authors: Michael Landgrebe, Harald Binder, Michael Koller, Yvonne Eberl, Tobias Kleinjung, Peter Eichhammer, Erika Graf, Goeran Hajak and Berthold Langguth
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:23
  13. Personality traits are considered risk factors for drug use, and, in turn, the psychoactive substances impact individuals' traits. Furthermore, there is increasing interest in developing treatment approaches t...

    Authors: Antonio Terracciano, Corinna E Löckenhoff, Rosa M Crum, O Joseph Bienvenu and Paul T Costa Jr
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:22
  14. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by a preoccupation with an imagined or slight defect which causes significant distress or impairment in functioning. Few studies have asse...

    Authors: Ather M Taqui, Mehrine Shaikh, Saqib A Gowani, Fatima Shahid, Asmatullah Khan, Syed M Tayyeb, Minahil Satti, Talha Vaqar, Saman Shahid, Afreen Shamsi, Hammad A Ganatra and Haider A Naqvi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:20
  15. This study compared the costs of antipsychotic polypharmacy for patients who initiated on 1 of the 3 most commonly prescribed atypical antipsychotics – olanzapine, quetiapine, or risperidone.

    Authors: Baojin Zhu, Haya Ascher-Svanum, Douglas E Faries, Christoph U Correll and John M Kane
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:19
  16. 'Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy' (CBASP) is a form of psychotherapy specifically developed for patients with chronic depression. In a study in the U.S., remarkable favorable effects of C...

    Authors: Jenneke E Wiersma, Digna JF van Schaik, Patricia van Oppen, James P McCullough Jr, Robert A Schoevers, Jack J Dekker, Marc BJ Blom, Kristel Maas, Johannes H Smit, Brenda WJH Penninx and Aartjan TF Beekman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:18
  17. Suicide is a statistically rare event, but devastating to those left behind and one of the worst possible outcomes associated with mental illness. Although a friend, family member or co-worker may be the first...

    Authors: Claire M Kelly, Anthony F Jorm, Betty A Kitchener and Robyn L Langlands
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:17
  18. Use of the atypical antipsychotic sertindole was suspended for four years due to safety concerns. During the suspension, the regulatory authorities required further studies, including this one, to be conducted...

    Authors: Jean-Michel Azorin, Susana Murteira, Karina Hansen and Mondher Toumi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:16
  19. Studying personality traits with the potential to differentiate between individuals engaging in suicide attempts of different degrees of severity could help us to understand the processes underlying the link o...

    Authors: Jelena Brezo, Joel Paris, Martine Hébert, Frank Vitaro, Richard Tremblay and Gustavo Turecki
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:15
  20. The objective was to examine various aspects of narcissism in patients admitted to acute psychiatric wards and to compare their level of narcissism to that of an age- and gender-matched sample from the general...

    Authors: Marit F Svindseth, Jim Aage Nøttestad, Juliska Wallin, John Olav Roaldset and Alv A Dahl
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:13
  21. Despite the high prevalence of co-morbid substance use among mental health service users (dual diagnosis), very few mental health workers in the UK have had training and/or clinical experience to equip them to...

    Authors: Elizabeth Hughes, Shamil Wanigaratne, Kevin Gournay, Sonia Johnson, Graham Thornicroft, Emily Finch, Jane Marshall and Neil Smith
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:12
  22. Several linkage studies suggest that chromosome 5q31-32 might contain risk loci for schizophrenia (SZ). We wanted to identify susceptibility genes for schizophrenia within this region.

    Authors: Irina Zaharieva, Lyudmila Georgieva, Ivan Nikolov, George Kirov, Michael J Owen, Michael C O'Donovan and Draga Toncheva
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:11
  23. The Mental Health Inventory (MHI-5) and the Mental Health Component Summary score (MCS) derived from the Short Form 36 (SF-36) instrument are well validated and reliable scales. A drawback of their constructio...

    Authors: Mark J Kelly, Frank D Dunstan, Keith Lloyd and David L Fone
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:10
  24. Depression is common among people with diabetes, negatively affecting quality of life, treatment adherence and diabetes outcomes. In routine clinical care, diabetes patients have limited access to mental healt...

    Authors: Kim MP van Bastelaar, Frans Pouwer, Pim Cuijpers, Jos WR Twisk and Frank J Snoek
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:9
  25. To study mortality rate and causes of death among all hospitalized opioid addicts treated for self-poisoning or admitted for voluntary detoxification in Oslo between 1980 and 1981, and to compare their mortali...

    Authors: Mari A Bjornaas, Anette S Bekken, Aasa Ojlert, Tor Haldorsen, Dag Jacobsen, Morten Rostrup and Oivind Ekeberg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:8
  26. There is evidence of a link between schizophrenia and a deficit of working memory, but this has been derived from tasks not specifically developed to probe working memory per se. Our aim was to investigate whe...

    Authors: Emilio Sacchetti, Alessandro Galluzzo, Adelaide Panariello, Giovanni Parrinello and Stefano Francesco Cappa
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:6
  27. Few studies have analyzed the frequency of alcohol use across time from adolescence to young adulthood and its outcome in young adulthood. A Swiss longitudinal multilevel assessment project using various measu...

    Authors: Hans-Christoph Steinhausen, Susanne Eschmann, Annina Heimgartner and Christa Winkler Metzke
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:5

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:15

  28. The aim of this study was to examine the symptomatic dimensions of depression in a large sample of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) in the primary care (PC) setting by means of a factor analysis o...

    Authors: Irene Romera, Helena Delgado-Cohen, Teresa Perez, Luis Caballero and Immaculada Gilaberte
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:4
  29. Studies investigating the prevalence of postnatal depression (PND) show rates ranging from 5% to 36.7%. The investigation of age, race, educational levels, religion and income as risk factors for PND has yield...

    Authors: Leila Tannous, Luciana P Gigante, Sandra C Fuchs and Ellis DA Busnello
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:1
  30. In a number of drug and psychotherapy comparative trials, psychotherapy-placebo combination has been assumed to represent psychotherapy. Whether psychotherapy plus pill placebo is the same as psychotherapy alo...

    Authors: Toshi A Furukawa, Norio Watanabe, Ichiro M Omori and Rachel Churchill
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2007 7:73

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