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  1. Impairments in executive function and language processing are characteristic of both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Their functional neuroanatomy demonstrate features that are shared as well as specific t...

    Authors: Sergi G Costafreda, Cynthia HY Fu, Marco Picchioni, Timothea Toulopoulou, Colm McDonald, Eugenia Kravariti, Muriel Walshe, Diana Prata, Robin M Murray and Philip K McGuire
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:18
  2. Photoreceptor cells containing melanopsin play a role in the phase-shifting effects of short-wavelength light. In a previous study, we compared the standard light treatment (SLT) of SAD with treatment using sh...

    Authors: Ybe Meesters, Vera Dekker, Luc JM Schlangen, Elske H Bos and Martine J Ruiter
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:17
  3. In Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), treatment outcomes with currently available strategies are often disappointing. Therefore, it is sensible to develop new strategies to increase remission rates in acutely de...

    Authors: André Tadić, Stefanie Wagner, Stanislav Gorbulev, Norbert Dahmen, Christoph Hiemke, Dieter F Braus and Klaus Lieb
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:16
  4. Data from the Iranian population for hypomania core symptom clusters are lacking. The aim of the present study was therefore to apply the Farsi version of the Hypomania-Check-List 32 (HCL-32), and to explore i...

    Authors: Mohammad Haghighi, Hafez Bajoghli, Jules Angst, Edith Holsboer-Trachsler and Serge Brand
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:14
  5. Since the sixties of the last century, many people from Morocco and Turkey have migrated into the Netherlands. In the last decade, Moroccan and Turkish patients have found their way to organizations for mental...

    Authors: Annelies van Loon, Digna JF van Schaik, Jack J Dekker and Aartjan TF Beekman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:13
  6. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is projected to rank second on a list of 15 major diseases in terms of burden in 2030. The major contribution of MDD to disability and health care costs is largely due to its hi...

    Authors: Claudi LH Bockting, Gemma D Kok, Lillian van der Kamp, Filip Smit, Evelien van Valen, Robert Schoevers, Harm van Marwijk, Pim Cuijpers, Heleen Riper, Jack Dekker and Aaron T Beck
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:12
  7. Research has identified stigmatization as a major threat to successful treatment of individuals with mental illness. As a consequence several anti-stigma campaigns have been carried out. The results have been ...

    Authors: Bengt Svensson, Urban Markström, Ulrika Bejerholm, Tommy Björkman, David Brunt, Mona Eklund, Lars Hansson, Christel Leufstadius, Amanda Lundvik Gyllensten, Mikael Sandlund and Margareta Östman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:11
  8. Depression, cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and cognitive impairment are important causes of disability and poor health outcomes. In combination they lead to an even worse prognosis. Internet or web-...

    Authors: Nicole L Cockayne, Nick Glozier, Sharon L Naismith, Helen Christensen, Bruce Neal and Ian B Hickie
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:10
  9. Multifamily group psychoeducation (MFG) has been shown to reduce relapse rates among individuals with first-episode psychosis. However, given the cognitive demands associated with participating in this interve...

    Authors: Nicholas JK Breitborde, Francisco A Moreno, Natalie Mai-Dixon, Rachele Peterson, Linda Durst, Beth Bernstein, Seenaiah Byreddy and William R McFarlane
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:9
  10. Maintenance treatment with antidepressants is the leading strategy to prevent relapse and recurrence in patients with recurrent major depressive disorder (MDD) who have responded to acute treatment with antide...

    Authors: Claudi LH Bockting, Hermien J Elgersma, Gerard D van Rijsbergen, Peter de Jonge, Johan Ormel, Erik Buskens, A Dennis Stant, Peter J de Jong, Frenk PML Peeters, Marcus JH Huibers, Arnoud Arntz, Peter Muris, Willem A Nolen, Aart H Schene and Steven D Hollon
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:8
  11. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent disorders in children and adolescence. Impulsivity is one of three core symptoms and likely associated with inhibition difficulties....

    Authors: Johanna Goepel, Johanna Kissler, Brigitte Rockstroh and Isabella Paul-Jordanov
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:7
  12. This study compared 1-year risk of psychiatric hospitalization and treatment costs in commercially insured patients with bipolar disorder, treated with aripiprazole, ziprasidone, olanzapine, quetiapine or risp...

    Authors: Edward Kim, Min You, Andrei Pikalov, Quynh Van-Tran and Yonghua Jing
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:6
  13. Those who die by suicide and suffer from depression are known to have made more suicide attempts during their life-span as compared to other people with depression. A behavioural sensitisation or kindling mode...

    Authors: Louise Brådvik and Mats Berglund
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:5
  14. Problem use of illicit drugs (i.e. drug abuse or dependence) is associated with considerable health and social harms, highlighting the need for early intervention and engagement with health services. Family me...

    Authors: Anna H Kingston, Amy J Morgan, Anthony F Jorm, Kate Hall, Laura M Hart, Claire M Kelly and Dan I Lubman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:3
  15. Antipsychotic treatment has been repeatedly found to be associated with an increased risk for venous thromboembolism in schizophrenia. The extent to which the propensity for venous thromboembolism is linked to...

    Authors: Jiří Masopust, Radovan Malý, Ctirad Andrýs, Martin Vališ, Jan Bažant and Ladislav Hosák
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:2
  16. Suicide attempts (SA) constitute a serious clinical problem. People who attempt suicide are at high risk of further repetition. However, no interventions have been shown to be effective in reducing repetition ...

    Authors: Guillaume Vaiva, Michel Walter, Abeer S Al Arab, Philippe Courtet, Frank Bellivier, Anne Laure Demarty, Stephane Duhem, Francois Ducrocq, Patrick Goldstein and Christian Libersa
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:1
  17. Adolescents and young adults frequently experience mental disorders, yet tend not to seek help. This systematic review aims to summarise reported barriers and facilitators of help-seeking in young people using...

    Authors: Amelia Gulliver, Kathleen M Griffiths and Helen Christensen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:113
  18. ADHD is a common and disabling disorder, with an increased risk for coexisting disorders, substance abuse and delinquency. In the present study, we aimed at exploring ADHD and criminality. We estimated the pre...

    Authors: Ylva Ginsberg, Tatja Hirvikoski and Nils Lindefors
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:112
  19. Patients admitted to a psychiatric hospital with suicidal behavior (SB) are considered to be especially at high risk of suicide. However, the number of studies that have addressed this patient population remai...

    Authors: Naoki Hayashi, Miyabi Igarashi, Atsushi Imai, Yuka Osawa, Kaori Utsumi, Yoichi Ishikawa, Taro Tokunaga, Kayo Ishimoto, Hirohiko Harima, Yoshitaka Tatebayashi, Naoki Kumagai, Makoto Nozu, Hidetoki Ishii and Yuji Okazaki
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:109
  20. Overweight and obesity are highly prevalent among persons with serious mental illness. These conditions likely contribute to premature cardiovascular disease and a 20 to 30 percent shortened life expectancy in...

    Authors: Sarah S Casagrande, Gerald J Jerome, Arlene T Dalcin, Faith B Dickerson, Cheryl A Anderson, Lawrence J Appel, Jeanne Charleston, Rosa M Crum, Deborah R Young, Eliseo Guallar, Kevin D Frick, Richard W Goldberg, Meghan Oefinger, Joseph Finkelstein, Joseph V Gennusa III, Oladapo Fred-Omojole…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:108
  21. It is thought that depressive disorders will be the second leading cause of disability worldwide by 2020. Recently, there is a steady increase in the number of university students diagnosed and treated as depr...

    Authors: Ahmed K Ibrahim, Shona J Kelly, Emily C Challenor and Cris Glazebrook
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:107
  22. There has been a lack of investigation into the spatial distribution and clustering of suicide in Australia, where the population density is lower than many countries and varies dramatically among urban, rural...

    Authors: Xin Qi, Shilu Tong and Wenbiao Hu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:106
  23. Although the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) is widely used for evaluating patients with schizophrenia, it has limited value in estimating the clinical weight of individual symptoms. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: Jitsuki Sawamura, Shigeru Morishita and Jun Ishigooka
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:105
  24. The A/H1N1 pandemic originated in Mexico in April 2009, amid high uncertainty, social and economic disruption, and media reports of panic. The aim of this research project was to evaluate the psychological res...

    Authors: Jesús Elizarrarás-Rivas, Jaime E Vargas-Mendoza, Maurilio Mayoral-García, Cuauhtémoc Matadamas-Zarate, Anaid Elizarrarás-Cruz, Melanie Taylor and Kingsley Agho
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:104
  25. It is well established that the incidence, prevalence and presentation of mental disorders differ by gender, ethnicity and age, and there is evidence that there is also differential representation in mental he...

    Authors: Anna Woodall, Craig Morgan, Claire Sloan and Louise Howard
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:103
  26. A twin study design was used to assess the degree to which additive genetic variance influences ADHD symptom scores across two ages during infancy. A further objective in the study was to observe whether genet...

    Authors: Nicholas E Ilott, Kimberly J Saudino and Philip Asherson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:102
  27. In many countries, smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death. In North America, reductions in population smoking levels are stabilising and, in recent years, those involved in tobacco control prog...

    Authors: Joy L Johnson, Pamela A Ratner, Leslie A Malchy, Chizimuzo TC Okoli, Ric M Procyshyn, Joan L Bottorff, Marlee Groening, Annette Schultz and Marg Osborne
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:101
  28. Around 40 per cent of patients with unipolar depressive disorder who are treated in secondary care mental health services do not respond to first or second line treatments for depression. Such patients have 20...

    Authors: Richard Morriss, Sarah Marttunnen, Anne Garland, Neil Nixon, Ruth McDonald, Tim Sweeney, Heather Flambert, Richard Fox, Catherine Kaylor-Hughes, Marilyn James and Min Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:100
  29. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) represents a learning process leading to symptom relief and resulting in long-term changes in behavior. CBT for panic disorder is based on exposure and exposure-based process...

    Authors: Tina B Lonsdorf, Christian Rück, Jan Bergström, Gerhard Andersson, Arne Öhman, Nils Lindefors and Martin Schalling
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:99
  30. It is well established that intimate male partner violence (IPV) has a high impact on women's mental health. It is necessary to further investigate this impact longitudinally to assess the factors that contrib...

    Authors: Concepción Blasco-Ros, Segunda Sánchez-Lorente and Manuela Martinez
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:98
  31. Depression is a frequently observed and disabling condition in primary care, mainly treated by Primary Care Physicians with antidepressant drugs. Psychological interventions are recommended as first-line treat...

    Authors: Marco Menchetti, Biancamaria Bortolotti, Paola Rucci, Paolo Scocco, Annarosa Bombi and Domenico Berardi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:97
  32. Little is known about the perspectives of psychiatric patients who are perceived as 'difficult' by clinicians. The aim of this paper is to improve understanding of the connections between patients and professi...

    Authors: Bauke Koekkoek, Berno van Meijel, Joyce van Ommen, Renske Pennings, Ad Kaasenbrood, Giel Hutschemaekers and Aart Schene
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:96
  33. Chronic depressions represent a substantial part of depressive disorders and are associated with severe consequences. Several studies were performed addressing the effectiveness of psychotherapeutic, pharmacol...

    Authors: Levente Kriston, Alessa von Wolff and Lars Hölzel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:95
  34. Accidental injury represents the most common type of traumatic event to which a child or adolescent may be exposed, with a significant number of these children going on to experience posttraumatic stress disor...

    Authors: Justin Kenardy, Vanessa Cobham, Reginald DV Nixon, Brett McDermott and Sonja March
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:92
  35. Schizophrenia is the collective term for an exclusively clinically diagnosed, heterogeneous group of mental disorders with still obscure biological roots. Based on the assumption that valuable information abou...

    Authors: Katja Ribbe, Heidi Friedrichs, Martin Begemann, Sabrina Grube, Sergi Papiol, Anne Kästner, Martin F Gerchen, Verena Ackermann, Asieh Tarami, Annika Treitz, Marlene Flögel, Lothar Adler, Josef B Aldenhoff, Marianne Becker-Emner, Thomas Becker, Adelheid Czernik…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:91
  36. A considerable amount of research has been conducted on clinical decision making (CDM) in short-term physical conditions. However, there is a lack of knowledge on CDM and its outcome in long-term illnesses, es...

    Authors: Bernd Puschner, Sabine Steffen, Mike Slade, Helena Kaliniecka, Mario Maj, Andrea Fiorillo, Povl Munk-Jørgensen, Jens Ivar Larsen, Anikó Égerházi, Zoltan Nemes, Wulf Rössler, Wolfram Kawohl and Thomas Becker
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:90
  37. To examine potential differences in efficacy and safety of treatment with olanzapine in patients with schizophrenia of white and black descent.

    Authors: Virginia L Stauffer, Jennifer L Sniadecki, Kevin W Piezer, Jennifer Gatz, Sara Kollack-Walker, Vicki Poole Hoffmann, Robert Conley and Todd Durell
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:89
  38. Research on Vietnam veterans suggests an association between psychological problems, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and misconduct; however, this has rarely been studied in veterans of Operati...

    Authors: Robyn M Highfill-McRoy, Gerald E Larson, Stephanie Booth-Kewley and Cedric F Garland
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:88
  39. Little is known about the course and outcome of untreated anxiety and depression in patients with and without a self-perceived need for care. The aim of the present study was to examine the one-year course of ...

    Authors: Ilse MJ van Beljouw, Peter FM Verhaak, Pim Cuijpers, Harm WJ van Marwijk and Brenda WJH Penninx
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:86
  40. Adults aged 65 and older with severe mental illnesses are a growing segment of the Dutch population. Some of them have a range of serious problems and are also difficult to engage. While assertive community tr...

    Authors: Jolanda Stobbe, Niels CL Mulder, Bert-Jan Roosenschoon, Marja Depla and Hans Kroon
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:84

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