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  1. Mental health problems commonly begin in adolescence when the majority of people are living with family. This can be a frightening time for relatives who often have little knowledge of what is happening or how...

    Authors: Fiona Lobban, David Glentworth, Laura Wainwright, Vanessa Pinfold, Lesley Chapman, Warren Larkin, Graham Dunn, Adam Postlethwaite and Gillian Haddock
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:100
  2. Abnormal health anxiety, also called hypochondriasis, has been successfully treated by cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) in patients recruited from primary care, but only one pilot trial has been carried out a...

    Authors: Peter Tyrer, Sylvia Cooper, Helen Tyrer, Paul Salkovskis, Mike Crawford, John Green, Georgina Smith, Steven Reid, Simon Dupont, David Murphy, Sarah Byford, Duolao Wang and Barbara Barrett
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:99
  3. During acute coronary syndromes patients perceive intense distress. We hypothesized that retrospective ratings of patients' MI-related fear of dying, helplessness, or pain, all assessed within the first year p...

    Authors: Roland von Känel, Roman Hari, Jean-Paul Schmid, Hugo Saner and Stefan Begré
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:98
  4. Terrorist attacks are traumatic events that may result in a wide range of psychological disorders for people exposed. This review aimed to systematically assess the current evidence on major depressive disorde...

    Authors: José M Salguero, Pablo Fernández-Berrocal, Itziar Iruarrizaga, Antonio Cano-Vindel and Sandro Galea
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:96
  5. Postnatal depression (PND) is under-diagnosed and most women do not access effective help. We aimed to evaluate comparative management of (PND) following screening with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale...

    Authors: Jeannette Milgrom, Christopher J Holt, Alan W Gemmill, Jennifer Ericksen, Bronwyn Leigh, Anne Buist and Charlene Schembri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:95
  6. Delirium is a common problem and associated with poor outcomes in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Diagnosis of delirium in ICU patients is limited and usually underdiagnosed by physicians. The Confusion As...

    Authors: Eun Young Heo, Byoung-Jo Lee, Bong-Jin Hahm, Eun Hee Song, Han-A Lee, Chul-Gyu Yoo, Young Whan Kim, Sung Koo Han, Young-Soo Shim and Sang-Min Lee
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:94
  7. Epidemiological studies have consistently established high comorbidity between psychiatric disorders and substance use disorders (SUD). This comorbidity is even more prominent when psychiatric populations are ...

    Authors: Linda E Wüsthoff, Helge Waal, Torleif Ruud and Rolf W Gråwe
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:93
  8. As it is uncertain whether psychological treatments for depressive symptoms are effective in elderly inpatients with significant medical comorbidity, we aimed to assess the treatment effectiveness not only on ...

    Authors: Bibing Dai, Juan Li and Pim Cuijpers
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:92
  9. The aim of this study is evaluating the (cost-) effectiveness of a multidisciplinary, evidence based care program to improve the management of depression in nursing home residents of somatic and dementia speci...

    Authors: Debby L Gerritsen, Martin Smalbrugge, Steven Teerenstra, Ruslan Leontjevas, Eddy M Adang, Myrra JFJ Vernooij-Dassen, Els Derksen and Raymond TCM Koopmans
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:91
  10. Benzodiazepines (BZD) misuse is a serious public health problem, especially among opiate-dependent patients with anxiety enrolled in methadone program because it puts patients at higher risk of life-threatenin...

    Authors: Kevin W Chen, Christine C Berger, Darlene P Forde, Christopher D'Adamo, Eric Weintraub and Devang Gandhi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:90
  11. Health management is impeded when consumers do not possess adequate knowledge about their illness. At a public health level, consumer knowledge about depression is particularly important because depression is ...

    Authors: Lisa J Barney, Kathleen M Griffiths and Michelle A Banfield
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:88
  12. When treating schizophrenia, improving patients' productivity level is a major goal considering schizophrenia is a leading cause of functional disability. Productivity level has been identified as the most pre...

    Authors: Hong Liu-Seifert, Haya Ascher-Svanum, Olawale Osuntokun, Kai Yu Jen and Juan Carlos Gomez
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:87
  13. In this chart review, we attempted to evaluate the benefits of adding aripiprazole in veterans with military-related PTSD and comorbid depression, who had been minimally or partially responsive to their existi...

    Authors: J Don Richardson, Deniz Fikretoglu, Aihua Liu and Diane McIntosh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:86
  14. The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), originally developed in the 1970's, has been hailed as the "gold standard" of clinical assessments for medical students and is used within medical schools ...

    Authors: Steven Marwaha
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:85
  15. The 32-item Hypomania Checklist (HCL-32), a questionnaire for screening bipolar disorders, has been utilised in several countries, but it unclear if the Chinese version of the HCL-32 is valid.

    Authors: Hai-chen Yang, Cheng-mei Yuan, Tie-bang Liu, Ling-jiang Li, Hong-jun Peng, Chun-ping Liao, Han Rong, Yi-ru Fang and Jules Angst
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:84
  16. Since its first publication, the Clinical Global Impression Scale (CGI) has become one of the most widely used assessment instruments in psychiatry. Although some conflicting data has been presented, studies i...

    Authors: Thomas Forkmann, Anne Scherer, Maren Boecker, Markus Pawelzik, Ralf Jostes and Siegfried Gauggel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:83
  17. Group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) may provide a means of improving mental health among people with depression but few studies have explored its effectiveness. Our aim was to examine the feasibility and...

    Authors: Helen Cramer, Chris Salisbury, Joel Conrad, James Eldred and Ricardo Araya
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:82
  18. Continuous abstinence and retention in treatment for alcohol and drug use disorders are central challenges for the treatment providers. The literature has failed to show consistent, strong predictors of retent...

    Authors: Leif Öhlin, Morten Hesse, Mats Fridell and Per Tätting
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:81
  19. Young people with first episode psychosis are at an increased risk for a range of poor health outcomes. In contrast to the growing body of evidence that suggests that exercise therapy may benefit the physical ...

    Authors: Eoin Killackey, Anna Lee Anda, Martin Gibbs, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, Andrew Thompson, Pamela Sun and Gennady N Baksheev
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:80
  20. Paliperidone palmitate is a long-acting injectable atypical antipsychotic for the acute and maintenance treatment of adults with schizophrenia. The recommended initiation dosing regimen is 234 mg on Day 1 and ...

    Authors: Cynthia A Bossie, Jennifer K Sliwa, Yi-Wen Ma, Dong-Jing Fu and Larry Alphs
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:79
  21. Cognitive deficits are a substantial burden in clinical depression. The present study considered dysfunction in the right-hemispheric attention network in depression, examining alertness and visuospatial atten...

    Authors: Lisa Schock, Michael Schwenzer, Walter Sturm and Klaus Mathiak
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:78
  22. Immigration status is a significant risk factor for psychotic disorders, and a number of studies have reported more severe positive and affective symptoms among immigrant and ethnic minority groups. We investi...

    Authors: Akiah O Berg, Ingrid Melle, Jan Ivar Rossberg, Kristin Lie Romm, Sara Larsson, Trine V Lagerberg, Ole A Andreassen and Edvard Hauff
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:77
  23. Serotonergic system dysfunction has been implicated in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Genetic polymorphisms associated with serotonin signaling may predict differences in brain circuitry involved in emo...

    Authors: Rajendra A Morey, Ahmad R Hariri, Andrea L Gold, Michael A Hauser, Heidi J Munger, Florin Dolcos and Gregory McCarthy
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:76
  24. This study was conducted to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy and determine the optimum cut-off scores for clinical use of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression scale (CES-D) and Alcohol Use Disorde...

    Authors: Nathaniel Chishinga, Eugene Kinyanda, Helen A Weiss, Vikram Patel, Helen Ayles and Soraya Seedat
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:75
  25. The electrical signals measuring method is recommended to examine the relationship between neuronal activities and measure with the event related potentials (ERPs) during an auditory and a visual oddball parad...

    Authors: Min-Wei Huang, Frank Huang-Chih Chou, Pei-Yu Lo and Kuo-Sheng Cheng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:74
  26. The purpose of this study was to assess whether planning and problem-solving training is more effective in improving functional capacity in patients with schizophrenia than a training program addressing basic ...

    Authors: Katlehn Rodewald, Mirjam Rentrop, Daniel V Holt, Daniela Roesch-Ely, Matthias Backenstraß, Joachim Funke, Matthias Weisbrod and Stefan Kaiser
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:73
  27. Mental health conditions have the ability to interrupt an individual's ability to participate in the labour force, and this can have considerable follow on impacts to both the individual and the state.

    Authors: Deborah J Schofield, Rupendra N Shrestha, Richard Percival, Megan E Passey, Emily J Callander and Simon J Kelly
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:72
  28. The upsurge of interest in the quality of life (QOL) of children is in line with the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child, which stressed the child's right to adequate circumstances for physical, mental,...

    Authors: Ghenaim A Al-Fayez and Jude U Ohaeri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:71
  29. The desired (therapeutic) and undesired (side) effects of methylphenidate might have underlying correlations. The aim of this study was to explore the strength and the possible sources of these correlations.

    Authors: James Lee, Natalie Grizenko, Venkataramana Bhat, Sarojini Sengupta, Anna Polotskaia and Ridha Joober
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:70
  30. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is the most frequent anxiety disorder in primary care patients. It is known that painful physical symptoms (PPS) are associated with GAD, regardless the presence of comorbid ...

    Authors: Irene Romera, Ángel L Montejo, Fernando Caballero, Luis Caballero, José Arbesú, Pepa Polavieja, Durisala Desaiah and Inmaculada Gilaberte
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:69
  31. Good morale among staff on inpatient psychiatric wards is an important requirement for the maintenance of strong therapeutic alliances and positive patient experiences, and for the successful implementation of...

    Authors: Jonathan Totman, Gillian Lewando Hundt, Elizabeth Wearn, Moli Paul and Sonia Johnson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:68
  32. Mental disorder is a leading cause of morbidity worldwide. Its cost and negative impact on productivity are substantial. Consequently, improving mental health-care system efficiency - especially service utilis...

    Authors: Marie-Josée Fleury, Guy Grenier, Jean-Marie Bamvita, Michel Perreault and Jean-Caron
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:67
  33. No studies have been conducted in Greece with the aim of investigating the influence of ethnicity on the prescribing and treatment outcome of voluntarily admitted inpatients. Most studies conducted in the UK a...

    Authors: Athanassios Douzenis, Athanassios Apostolopoulos, Dionisios Seretis, Emmanouil N Rizos, Christos Christodoulou and Lefteris Lykouras
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:66
  34. The aims of this study were to determine the time course of improvements in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) clinical symptoms and neurocognitive function in a realistic clinical setting, and th...

    Authors: Liang-Jen Wang, Yu-Shu Huang, Yuan-Lin Chiang, Chen-Cheng Hsiao, Zong-Yi Shang and Chih-Ken Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:65
  35. In accord with new European university reforms initiated by the Bologna Process, our objectives were to assess psychological quality of life (QoL) and to analyse its associations with academic employability sk...

    Authors: Michèle Baumann, Ion Ionescu and Nearkasen Chau
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:63
  36. Theoretically, consumption of complex, multinutrient formulations of vitamins and minerals should be safe, as most preparations contain primarily the nutrients that have been in the human diet for millennia, a...

    Authors: J Steven A Simpson, Susan G Crawford, Estelle T Goldstein, Catherine Field, Ellen Burgess and Bonnie J Kaplan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:62
  37. The quality of life in patients with various chronic disorders, including diabetes has been directly affected by depression. Depression makes patients less likely to manage their self-care regimens. Accurate a...

    Authors: Mohammad E Khamseh, Hamid R Baradaran, Anna Javanbakht, Maryam Mirghorbani, Zahra Yadollahi and Mojtaba Malek
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:61
  38. Genetic and environmental risk factors and gene-environment interactions are linked to higher likelihood of developing schizophrenia in accordance with the neurodevelopmental model of disease; little is known ...

    Authors: Francesco Margari, Maria G Petruzzelli, Paola A Lecce, Orlando Todarello, Andrea De Giacomo, Elisabetta Lucarelli, Domenico Martinelli and Lucia Margari
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:60
  39. Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a chronic, recurrent and highly prevalent illness. Despite the need for correct diagnosis to allow proper treatment, studies have shown that reaching a diagnosis can take up to ten yea...

    Authors: Rodolfo N Campos, Jules Angst, Taki A Cordas and Ricardo A Moreno
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:59
  40. Studies in bipolar disorder (BD) to date are limited in their ability to provide a whole-disease perspective - their scope has generally been confined to a single disease phase and/or a specific treatment. Mor...

    Authors: Eduard Vieta, Elena Blasco-Colmenares, Maria Luisa Figueira, Jens M Langosch, Miriam Moreno-Manzanaro and Esteban Medina
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:58
  41. Few longitudinal studies have explored lifetime criminality in adults with a childhood history of severe mental disorders. In the present study, we wanted to explore the association between adult delinquency a...

    Authors: Marianne Mordre, Berit Groholt, Ellen Kjelsberg, Berit Sandstad and Anne Margrethe Myhre
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:57
  42. Depressive disorder is often chronic and recurrent, and results in a heavy psychosocial burden on the families of patients with this disorder. This study aims to examine the effectiveness of brief multifamily ...

    Authors: Fujika Katsuki, Hiroshi Takeuchi, Mizuho Konishi, Megumi Sasaki, Yuka Murase, Atsuko Naito, Hiroko Toyoda, Masako Suzuki, Nao Shiraishi, Yosuke Kubota, Yoshiko Yoshimatsu and Toshiaki A Furukawa
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:56
  43. The International Multi-centre ADHD Genetics (IMAGE) project with 11 participating centres from 7 European countries and Israel has collected a large behavioural and genetic database for present and future res...

    Authors: Ueli C Müller, Philip Asherson, Tobias Banaschewski, Jan K Buitelaar, Richard P Ebstein, Jaques Eisenberg, Michael Gill, Iris Manor, Ana Miranda, Robert D Oades, Herbert Roeyers, Aribert Rothenberger, Joseph A Sergeant, Edmund JS Sonuga-Barke, Margaret Thompson, Stephen V Faraone…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:55
  44. The International Multi-centre ADHD Genetics (IMAGE) project with 11 participating centres from 7 European countries and Israel has collected a large behavioural and genetic database for present and future res...

    Authors: Ueli C Müller, Philip Asherson, Tobias Banaschewski, Jan K Buitelaar, Richard P Ebstein, Jaques Eisenberg, Michael Gill, Iris Manor, Ana Miranda, Robert D Oades, Herbert Roeyers, Aribert Rothenberger, Joseph A Sergeant, Edmund JS Sonuga-Barke, Margaret Thompson, Stephen V Faraone…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:54
  45. Considerable indirect costs are incurred by time taken off work following accidental injuries. The aim of this study was to predict return to work following serious accidental injuries.

    Authors: Urs Hepp, Hanspeter Moergeli, Stefan Buchi, Helke Bruchhaus-Steinert, Tom Sensky and Ulrich Schnyder
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:53
  46. A minority of people suffering from depression seek professional help for themselves. Stigmatizing attitudes are assumed to be one of the major barriers to help seeking but there is only limited evidence of th...

    Authors: Esa Aromaa, Asko Tolvanen, Jyrki Tuulari and Kristian Wahlbeck
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:52
  47. A genetic liability for anxiety-related personality traits in healthy subjects has been associated with the functional serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR), although the data are somewhat con...

    Authors: Alessandra Minelli, Cristian Bonvicini, Catia Scassellati, Riccardo Sartori and Massimo Gennarelli
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:50

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