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  1. Suicidal patients admitted to a psychiatric hospital are considered to be at risk of suicidal behavior (SB) and suicide. The present study aimed to seek predictors of SB recurrence of the high-risk patients by...

    Authors: Naoki Hayashi, Miyabi Igarashi, Atsushi Imai, Yuka Yoshizawa, Kaori Utsumi, Yoichi Ishikawa, Taro Tokunaga, Kayo Ishimoto, Hirohiko Harima, Yoshitaka Tatebayashi, Naoki Kumagai, Makoto Nozu, Hidetoki Ishii and Yuji Okazaki
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:186
  2. This report presents the initial results of the first Epidemiological Catchment Area Study in mental health in Canada. Five neighbourhoods in the South-West sector of Montreal, with a population of 258,000, we...

    Authors: Jean Caron, Marie-Josée Fleury, Michel Perreault, Anne Crocker, Jacques Tremblay, Michel Tousignant, Yan Kestens, Margaret Cargo and Mark Daniel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:183
  3. A few recent studies have found indications of the effectiveness of inpatient psychotherapy for depression, usually of an extended duration. However, there is a lack of controlled studies in this area and to d...

    Authors: Gilles Ambresin, Jean-Nicolas Despland, Martin Preisig and Yves de Roten
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:182
  4. Subthreshold depressive disorders (minor and subthrehold depression) have been defined in a wide range of forms, varying on the number of symptoms and duration required. Disability associated with these condit...

    Authors: Mar Rivas Rodríguez, Roberto Nuevo, Somnath Chatterji and José Luis Ayuso-Mateos
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:181
  5. Assessment of comorbid personality disorders (PDs) in patients with substance use disorders (SUDs) is challenging due to symptom overlap, additional mental and physical disorders, and limitations of the assess...

    Authors: Anne-Marit Langås, Ulrik Fredrik Malt and Stein Opjordsmoen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:180
  6. In clinical practice, sleep disturbance is often regarded as an epiphenomenon of the primary mental disorder. The aim of this study was to test if sleep disturbance, independently of primary mental disorders, ...

    Authors: Håvard Kallestad, Bjarne Hansen, Knut Langsrud, Torleif Ruud, Gunnar Morken, Tore C Stiles and Rolf W Gråwe
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:179
  7. The negative impact of sustaining an injury on a military deployment on subsequent mental health is well-documented, however, the relationship between having an illness on a military operation and subsequent m...

    Authors: Harriet J Forbes, Norman Jones, Charlotte Woodhead, Neil Greenberg, Kate Harrison, Sandra White, Simon Wessely and Nicola T Fear
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:178
  8. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, and benzodiazepine anxiolytics are used in the US to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). While benzodiazepines typic...

    Authors: Ariel Berger, John Edelsberg, Michael Treglia, Jose Ma J Alvir and Gerry Oster
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:177
  9. We have previously studied prospective associations between computer use and mental health symptoms in a selected young adult population. The purpose of this study was to investigate if high computer use is a ...

    Authors: Sara Thomée, Annika Härenstam and Mats Hagberg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:176
  10. Limited data exists on the association of war trauma with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)-depression in the general population of low-income countries. The present study aimed to evaluate socioec...

    Authors: Touraj Ayazi, Lars Lien, Arne H Eide, Majok Malek Ruom and Edvard Hauff
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:175
  11. Individuals with ADHD have been associated with more employment difficulties in early adulthood than healthy community controls. To examine whether this association is attributable specifically to disturbance ...

    Authors: Marianne Mordre, Berit Groholt, Berit Sandstad and Anne Margrethe Myhre
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:174
  12. Semi-structured interview scales for psychosis are the gold standard approach to assessing psychotic and other symptoms. However, such assessments have limitations such as recall bias, averaging, insensitivity...

    Authors: Jasper E Palmier-Claus, John Ainsworth, Matthew Machin, Cristine Barrowclough, Graham Dunn, Emma Barkus, Anne Rogers, Til Wykes, Shitij Kapur, Iain Buchan, Emma Salter and Shôn W Lewis
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:172
  13. The police are considered frontline professionals in managing individuals experiencing mental health crises. This study examines the extent to which these individuals are disconnected from mental health servic...

    Authors: Rob HS van den Brink, Jan Broer, Alfons J Tholen, Wim H Winthorst, Ellen Visser and Durk Wiersma
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:171
  14. The mental health needs of young children in humanitarian contexts often remain unaddressed. The lack of a validated, rapid and simple tool for screening combined with few mental health professionals able to a...

    Authors: Caroline Marquer, Caroline Barry, Yoram Mouchenik, Sarah Hustache, Douma M Djibo, Mahamane L Manzo, Bruno Falissard, Anne Révah-Lévy, Rebecca F Grais and Marie-Rose Moro
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:170
  15. The word hikikomori, the abnormal avoidance of social contact, has become increasingly well-known. However, a definition of this phenomenon has not been discussed thoroughly. The aim of this study is to gain a...

    Authors: Masaru Tateno, Tae Woo Park, Takahiro A Kato, Wakako Umene-Nakano and Toshikazu Saito
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:169
  16. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed neuropsychiatric disorder in childhood, but the frequency of the condition is not well established in many countries. The aim of the pres...

    Authors: Ferrán Catalá-López, Salvador Peiró, Manuel Ridao, Gabriel Sanfélix-Gimeno, Ricard Gènova-Maleras and Miguel A Catalá
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:168
  17. Older adults free of dementia but with subjective memory complaints (SMC) or mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are considered at increased risk of cognitive decline. Vascular risk factors (VRF), including hypert...

    Authors: Elizabeth V Cyarto, Nicola T Lautenschlager, Patricia M Desmond, David Ames, Cassandra Szoeke, Olivier Salvado, Matthew J Sharman, Kathryn A Ellis, Pramit M Phal, Colin L Masters, Christopher C Rowe, Ralph N Martins and Kay L Cox
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:167
  18. The two most common interventions for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are pharmacological treatment with SSRIs such as paroxetine and psychological treatment such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Th...

    Authors: A Rosaura Polak, Anke B Witteveen, Rogier S Visser, Brent C Opmeer, Nienke Vulink, Martijn Figee, Damiaan Denys and Miranda Olff
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:166
  19. Vocational integration of people with mental illness is poor despite their willingness to work. The ‘Individual Placement and Support’ (IPS) model which emphasises rapid and direct job placement and continuing...

    Authors: Carlos Nordt, Elisabeth Brantschen, Wolfram Kawohl, Bettina Bärtsch, Helene Haker, Nicolas Rüsch and Wulf Rössler
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:165
  20. There is a significant treatment gap for patients with depression. A third of sufferers never seek help, and the vast majority of those who do only do so after considerable delay. Little is understood regardin...

    Authors: Caroline Farmer, Paul Farrand and Heather O’Mahen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:164
  21. The aim of the current study was to investigate the cognitive correlates of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in 10 treatment-resistant depression patients.

    Authors: Karina K Kedzior, Vikram Rajput, Greg Price, Joseph Lee and Mathew Martin-Iverson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:163
  22. Comorbid anxiety symptoms,in patients with a primary anxiety disorder or a mood disorder, leads to poor patient outcomes and burdens the healthcare system. This pilot study evaluated the feasibility of extende...

    Authors: Yi-Chih Chen, Chih-Ken Chen and Liang-Jen Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:162
  23. Most scales that assess the presence and severity of psychotic symptoms often measure a broad range of experiences and behaviours, something that restricts the detailed measurement of specific symptoms such as...

    Authors: Jerome Favrod, Shyhrete Rexhaj, Pascale Ferrari, Sabrina Bardy, Claude Hayoz, Stéphane Morandi, Charles Bonsack and Fabienne Giuliani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:161
  24. The sole focus of models of insight on bio-medical perspectives to the complete exclusion of local, non-medical and cultural constructs mandates review. This study attempted to investigate the impact of insigh...

    Authors: Shanthi Johnson, Manoranjitham Sathyaseelan, Helen Charles, Visalakshi Jeyaseelan and Kuruthukulangara Sebastian Jacob
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:159
  25. Current evidence suggests that high concentrations of pro-inflammatory markers are associated with bipolar disorder characterized by severe impairment during inter-episodic periods, reduced treatment response ...

    Authors: Turan Cetin, Sinan Guloksuz, Esin Aktas Cetin, Sema Bilgic Gazioglu, Gunnur Deniz, E Timucin Oral and Jim van Os
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:158
  26. Adolescents and young adults experience a high level of mental disorders, yet tend not to seek help. Research indicates that there are many barriers and facilitators to help-seeking for young people in the gen...

    Authors: Amelia Gulliver, Kathleen M Griffiths and Helen Christensen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:157
  27. A cross-sectional validation study was conducted in several urban and rural communities in Beijing, China, to evaluate the effectiveness of the Beijing version of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA-BJ) as...

    Authors: Jing Yu, Juan Li and Xin Huang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:156
  28. We compared the attention abilities of a group of first-episode schizophrenia (FES) patients and a group of healthy participants using the Attention Network Test (ANT), a standard procedure that estimates the ...

    Authors: Gricel Orellana, Andrea Slachevsky and Marcela Peña
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:154
  29. For the pharmacological treatment of bipolar depression several guidelines exist. It is largely unknown, to what extent the prescriptions in daily clinical routine correspond to these evidence based recommenda...

    Authors: Anne Haeberle, Waldemar Greil, Stefan Russmann and Renate Grohmann
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:153
  30. Studies of individuals who do not meet criteria for major depressive disorder (MDD) but with subclinical levels of depressive symptoms may aid in the identification of neurofunctional abnormalities that possib...

    Authors: Jennifer N Felder, Moria J Smoski, Rachel V Kozink, Brett Froeliger, Joseph McClernon, Joshua Bizzell, Christopher Petty and Gabriel S Dichter
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:152
  31. Little research has focused on the relationship between health insurance and mental health in the community. The objective of this study is to determine how the basic health insurance system influences depress...

    Authors: Donghua Tian, Zhiyong Qu, Xiaohua Wang, Jing Guo, Fan Xu, Xiulan Zhang and Cecilia Lai-Wan Chan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:151
  32. Since the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, there has been increased international attention to mental health needs throughout the country. The present study represents one of the first epidemiologic studies of depres...

    Authors: Bradley H Wagenaar, Ashley K Hagaman, Bonnie N Kaiser, Kristen E McLean and Brandon A Kohrt
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:149
  33. There is increasing recognition that perinatal common mental disorders (PCMDs) are prevalent in women in low and lower-middle income countries and emerging evidence that PCMDs and alcohol abuse occur in men in...

    Authors: Thach Duc Tran, Tuan Tran, Karen Wynter and Jane Fisher
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:148
  34. Disaster experiences have been associated with higher prevalence rates of (mental) health problems. The objective of this study was to examine the independent relation between a series of single disaster exper...

    Authors: Bellis van den Berg, Albert Wong, Peter G van der Velden, Hendriek C Boshuizen and Linda Grievink
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:147
  35. Sleep disturbance plays an important role in major depressive disorder (MDD). Prior investigations have demonstrated that slow wave activity (SWA) during sleep is altered in MDD; however, results have not been...

    Authors: David T Plante, Eric C Landsness, Michael J Peterson, Michael R Goldstein, Brady A Riedner, Timothy Wanger, Jeffrey J Guokas, Giulio Tononi and Ruth M Benca
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:146
  36. In recent years, the identification of peripheral biomarkers that are associated with psychiatric diseases, such as Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), has become relevant because these biomarkers may improve the...

    Authors: Elena Milanesi, Alessandra Minelli, Nadia Cattane, Annamaria Cattaneo, Cristina Mora, Alessandro Barbon, Alessandra Mallei, Maurizio Popoli, Vincenzo Florio, Andreas Conca, Stefano Bignotti and Massimo Gennarelli
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:145
  37. Depression in later life is a common mental disorder with a prevalence rate of between 3% and 35% for minor depression and approximately 2% for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). The most common treatment modali...

    Authors: Frans Clignet, Berno van Meijel, Annemiek van Straten and Pim Cuijpers
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:144
  38. The aim of the study was to determine the most common pharmacological strategies used in the management of major depressive disorder (MDD) after an inadequate response to first-line antidepressant treatment in...

    Authors: Mauro Garcia-Toro, Esteban Medina, Jaime L Galan, Miguel A Gonzalez and Jorge Maurino
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:143
  39. Nurses are an indispensable component of the work force in the health care system. However, many of them are known to work in a stressful environment which may affect their mental well-being; the situation cou...

    Authors: Yu-Qin Gao, Bo-Chen Pan, Wei Sun, Hui Wu, Jia-Na Wang and Lie Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:141
  40. An appropriate understanding of the association between high-Expressed Emotion (EE) in family members of people with schizophrenia, patients’ and relatives’ correlates is needed to improve adaptation of psycho...

    Authors: Giuseppe Carrà, Carlo Lorenzo Cazzullo and Massimo Clerici
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:140
  41. In a recent exploratory randomised trial we found that a novel, internet-based psychoeducation programme for bipolar disorder (Beating Bipolar) was relatively easy to deliver and had a modest effect on psychologi...

    Authors: Ria Poole, Sharon A Simpson and Daniel J Smith
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:139
  42. Depression in MS patients is frequent but often not treated adequately. An important underlying factor may be physical limitations that preclude face-to-face contact. Internet-based treatment showed to be effe...

    Authors: Rosa E Boeschoten, Joost Dekker, Bernard MJ Uitdehaag, Chris H Polman, Emma H Collette, Pim Cuijpers, Aartjan TF Beekman and Patricia van Oppen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:137
  43. The high number of involuntary placements of people with mental disorders in Switzerland and other European countries constitutes a major public health issue. In view of the ethical and personal relevance of c...

    Authors: Barbara Lay, Hans Joachim Salize, Harald Dressing, Nicolas Rüsch, Thekla Schönenberger, Monika Bühlmann, Marco Bleiker, Silke Lengler, Lena Korinth and Wulf Rössler
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:136
  44. Mental disorders are a significant cause of disability and loss of workplace productivity. The scientific evidence for how organisations should best support those returning to work after common mental disorder...

    Authors: Nicola J Reavley, Anna Ross, Eoin J Killackey and Anthony F Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:135

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