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  1. Large-scale collaborative efforts in the field of psychiatric genetics have made substantial progress in unraveling the biological architecture of schizophrenia (SCZ). Although both genetic and environmental f...

    Authors: Alice Braun, Julia Kraft and Stephan Ripke
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:31
  2. Mental health challenges are on the rise worldwide. In Iceland, little is known about the sociodemographic factors associated with poor mental health. This study aimed to investigate symptoms of depression, an...

    Authors: Svala Sigurðardóttir, Thor Aspelund, Dóra G. Guðmundsdóttir, Lone Fjorback, Hannes Hrafnkelsson, Ingunn Hansdóttir and Lise Juul
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:30
  3. Positive psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia are generally characterized by hallucinations and delusions. We propose to assess the relationship between total composite trauma and positive psychotic symptoms, a...

    Authors: Clara Rahme, Nisreen El Kadri, Chadia Haddad, Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:29
  4. Previous studies reported significantly altered tryptophan catabolite concentrations in major depression. Thus, tryptophan catabolites were considered as potential biomarkers of depression and their modulators...

    Authors: Matthias Michal, Andreas Schulz, Philipp S. Wild, Thomas Koeck, Thomas Münzel, Alexander K. Schuster, Konstantin Strauch, Karl Lackner, Sigurd D. Süssmuth, Heiko G. Niessen, Andreas Borta, Kelly A. Allers, Daniela Zahn and Manfred E. Beutel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:27
  5. Patients with gynecological cancer are prone to anxiety, and many of them are accompanied by hypertension, which seriously affects the quality of life (QOL). The study was to explore the interaction of anxiety...

    Authors: ZhiHui Gu, ChenXin Yang, Lin Tang and Hui Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:26
  6. Evidence-based treatments for depression exist but not all patients benefit from them. Efforts to develop predictive models that can assist clinicians in allocating treatments are ongoing, but there are major ...

    Authors: Chi Tak Lee, Jorge Palacios, Derek Richards, Anna K. Hanlon, Kevin Lynch, Siobhan Harty, Nathalie Claus, Lorraine Swords, Veronica O’Keane, Klaas E Stephan and Claire M Gillan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:25
  7. One in eight children in the United Kingdom are estimated to have a mental health condition, and many do not receive support or treatment. The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted mental health and disrup...

    Authors: William P. Ball, Corri Black, Sharon Gordon, Bārbala Ostrovska, Shantini Paranjothy, Adelene Rasalam, David Ritchie, Helen Rowlands, Magdalena Rzewuska, Elaine Thompson, Katie Wilde and Jessica E. Butler
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:22
  8. Illicit amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) trafficking activities have increased substantially in Saudi Arabia over the last 10 years. In the period 2013–2017 Saudi Arabia seized the largest quantities of amphe...

    Authors: Majed Ramadan, Enas Ghulam and Noara Alhusseini
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:23
  9. Suicide is a major health problem globally. As attempted suicide is a major risk factor for suicide, specific prevention strategies have been designed for use thereafter. An example is the brief contact interv...

    Authors: Jeanne Rusé, Adeline Clenet, Guillaume Vaiva, Christophe Debien, Christophe Arbus and Juliette Salles
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:21
  10. Neurological soft signs (NSS) are often reported in patients with schizophrenia and may vary with psychopathological symptoms during the course of disease. Many cross-sectional neuroimaging studies have shown ...

    Authors: Li Kong, Christina J. Herold, Silke Bachmann and Johannes Schroeder
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:20
  11. Stroke is a devastating disease and can be sufficiently traumatic to induce post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Post-stroke PTSD is attracting increasing attention, but there was no study assessing the psyc...

    Authors: Che Jiang, Gaici Xue, Shujing Yao, Xiwu Zhang, Wei Chen, Kuihong Cheng, Yibo Zhang, Zhensheng Li, Gang Zhao, Xifu Zheng and Hongmin Bai
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:16
  12. Vaccination is an essential public health intervention to reduce morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases. Despite being at higher at risk of infectious diseases, health inequalities towards vaccine up...

    Authors: Anne M. Suffel, Oyinkansola Ojo-Aromokudu, Helena Carreira, Sandra Mounier-Jack, David Osborn, Charlotte Warren-Gash and Helen I. McDonald
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:15
  13. Women with perinatal depression and their children are at increased risk of poor health outcomes. There is a need to implement non-stigmatizing interventions into existing health systems which reduce psychosoc...

    Authors: Perran Boran, Melike Dönmez, Ezgi Barış, Mahmut Caner Us, Zeynep Meva Altaş, Anum Nisar, Najia Atif, Siham Sikander, Seyhan Hıdıroğlu, Dilşad Save and Atif Rahman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:14
  14. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is the most common health problem globally. Depression and anxiety can exacerbate disease complications, make patients suffer more, and increase healthcare costs. Even though, depressi...

    Authors: Kabtamu Nigussie, Addisu Sertsu, Galana Mamo Ayana, Yadeta Dessie, Tilahun Bete, Lemesa Abdisa, Gebiso Roba Debele, Dawud Wadaje and Abraham Negash
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:13
  15. Mental disorders are a major public health problem. However, over the last few years, there have been few studies aimed at evaluating their diffusion. Therefore, this study aimed at evaluating: the prevalence ...

    Authors: Caterina Silvestri, Barbara Carpita, Emanuele Cassioli, Marco Lazzeretti, Eleonora Rossi, Valentina Messina, Giovanni Castellini, Valdo Ricca, Liliana Dell’Osso, Simone Bolognesi, Andrea Fagiolini and Fabio Voller
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:12
  16. The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges in 2020 in the world and Iran. To help vulnerable groups such as refugees during the response and recovery phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, identifying ...

    Authors: Zohreh Mahmoodi, Giti Bahrami, Nooshin Ghavidel and Hamed Seddighi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:11
  17. Patients with dyslipidemia are at increased risk for suicide, especially those with major depressive disorder (MDD). Few studies have investigated the independent effects of suicide attempts on comorbid dyslip...

    Authors: Yang Jiang, Yaoyao Lu, Yi Cai, Chengjiang Liu and Xiang-Yang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:10
  18. Insomnia is one of the common problems encountered in the hemodialysis (HD) population, but the mechanisms remain unclear. we aimed to (1) detect the spontaneous brain activity pattern in HD patients with inso...

    Authors: Ze-ying Wen, Yue Zhang, Meng-han Feng, Yu-chi Wu, Cheng-wei Fu, Kan Deng, Qi-zhan Lin and Bo Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:9
  19. During various infectious pandemics, phobia or panic has been suggested as one of the most common mental disorders. The current study reports on the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the COVID‐...

    Authors: Razieh Bandari, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Shaahin Khosravi, Peghahsadat Yosefi, Mehri Omidian and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:8
  20. Many refugees suffer from mental health problems due to stressful and traumatic events before, during, and after migration. However, refugees are facing a wide variety of barriers, limiting their access to men...

    Authors: Jennifer Meurling, Elisabet Rondung, Anna Leiler, Elisabet Wasteson, Gerhard Andersson, Derek Richards, Shervin Shahnavaz and Anna Bjärtå
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:7
  21. Different countries have differences in social and cultural context and health system, which may affect the clinical characteristics of psychiatric inpatients. This study was the first to compare cross-cultura...

    Authors: Min Jia, Bang An, Bin Yan, Qingyan Ma, Binglong Wen, Shanshan Zhao, Chengge Gao, Xiancang Ma, Lili Zhang, Bin Li, Ping Zhang, Jian Wang, Hong Yu and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:6
  22. Cognitive reserve is a modifiable factor that could prevent cognitive decline in patients with cancer. The Cognitive Reserve Assessment Scale in Health (CRASH) is an instrument used to assess cognitive reserve...

    Authors: Hong Liu, Yanyan Li, Yang Li, Jianwen Wang, Na Su, Naixue Cui, Kun Xu, Yaoyao Sun and Fenglin Cao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:5
  23. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have different cognitive and intelligence profiles than typical developing individuals. Some of these children need cognitive rehabilitation. This study's main purp...

    Authors: Sorayya Rezayi, Mehdi Tehrani-Doost and Leila Shahmoradi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:2
  24. Incidents of suicide can be categorized into three main types: solitary suicides, suicides following homicide, and suicide pacts. Although these three suicide incidents vary by definition, no studies to-date h...

    Authors: Jenna Ashley, Kawon Victoria Kim, Cayley Russell and Shannon Lange
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:1
  25. Detecting impaired naming capacity is valuable in diagnosing neurocognitive disorders (ND). A.

    Authors: Eliza ( Eleni-Zacharoula) Georgiou, Savvina Prapiadou, Vasileios Thomopoulos, Maria Skondra, Marina Charalampopoulou, Asimina Pachi, Αlexandra Anagnostopoulou, Theofanis Vorvolakos, Robert Perneczky, Antonios Politis and Panagiotis Alexopoulos
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:837
  26. Subclinical anxiety, depressive and somatic symptoms appear closely related. However, it remains unclear whether somatic symptoms mediate the association between subclinical anxiety and depressive symptoms and...

    Authors: Zhifei Kong, Ximei Zhu, Suhua Chang, Yanping Bao, Yundong Ma, Wenwen Yu, Ran Zhu, Qiqing Sun, Wei Sun, Jiahui Deng and Hongqiang Sun
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:835
  27. Although disturbances in biological rhythms are closely related to the onset of major depressive disorder (MDD), they are not commonly assessed in Chinese clinical practice. The Biological Rhythms Interview of...

    Authors: Shen He, Lei Ding, Kaibing He, Baoying Zheng, Dan Liu, Min Zhang, Yao Yang, Yingqun Mo, Hua Li, Yiyun Cai and Daihui Peng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:834
  28. Perinatal depression (PND) is prevalent and negatively impacts HIV care among women living with HIV (WLHIV), yet PND remains under-identified in Malawian WLHIV. Accordingly, this formative study explored perce...

    Authors: Kazione Kulisewa, Josée M. Dussault, Bradley N. Gaynes, Mina C. Hosseinipour, Vivian F. Go, Anna Kutengule, Katherine LeMasters, Samantha Meltzer-Brody, Dalitso Midiani, Steven M. Mphonda, Michael Udedi, Brian W. Pence and Angela M. Bengtson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:833
  29. Exposure-based therapy is an effective first-line treatment for anxiety-, obsessive–compulsive, and trauma- and stressor-related disorders; however, many patients do not improve, resulting in prolonged sufferi...

    Authors: Jasper A. J. Smits, Marie-H. Monfils, Michael W. Otto, Michael J. Telch, Jason Shumake, Justin S. Feinstein, Sahib S. Khalsa, Adam R. Cobb, E. Marie Parsons, Laura J. Long, Bryan McSpadden, David Johnson and Alma Greenberg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:831
  30. Automated speech analysis has gained increasing attention to help diagnosing depression. Most previous studies, however, focused on comparing speech in patients with major depressive disorder to that in health...

    Authors: Alexandra König, Johannes Tröger, Elisa Mallick, Mario Mina, Nicklas Linz, Carole Wagnon, Julia Karbach, Caroline Kuhn and Jessica Peter
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:830
  31. The postgraduate entrance examination can be a milestone for many medical students to advance their careers. An increasing number of students are competing for limited postgraduate offers available, and failur...

    Authors: Fajiang Chen, Juanmei Chen, Baoxin Chen, Mohammad Mofatteh, Caijuan Wen, Jack Wellington, Dongchao Gong, Hailing Yang, Zhiyi Zeng, Xiaoyu Miao, Shaoyong Wu and Yimin Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:829
  32. The COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic has been a major stressor for the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents. Surveys and reports from hotlines indicate a significant rise in mental health pro...

    Authors: Galit Erez, Sol Yakubovich, Hadar Sadeh, Gal Shoval, Gila Schoen, Gal Meiri, Nimrod Hertz-Palmor, Tali Bretler, Yael Barzilai, Mariela Mosheva, Doron Gothelf and Yuval Bloch
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:828

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  33. Many countries today are undergoing a paradigm shift in mental health policies towards a recovery-oriented and rights-based approach. From this perspective, self-determination and self-management are fundament...

    Authors: Hernán María Sampietro, Maite Barrios, Georgina Guilera, J. Emilio Rojo and Juana Gómez-Benito
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:827
  34. Internationally, intensive psychiatric home treatment has been increasingly implemented as a community-based alternative to inpatient admission. Since 2018, the so-called Inpatient Equivalent Home Treatment (I...

    Authors: Julian Schwarz, Jan Hemmerling, Nadja Kabisch, Laura Galbusera, Martin Heinze, Sebastian von Peter and Jan Wolff
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:826
  35. Previous studies have shown that resilience could play an important role in enhancing the quality of life in women with breast cancer; however, the mediating role of self-care behaviors have not been studied. ...

    Authors: Abbas Abdollahi, Fahad Alsaikhan, Denis Andreevich Nikolenko, Moaed E. Al-Gazally, Trias Mahmudiono, Kelly A. Allen and Bekhzod Abdullaev
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:825
  36. Internet gaming disorder (IGD) is an emerging problem. Rarely, media reports about people, who have died during playing video games, but thus far no systematic, scientific study is available about the topic. W...

    Authors: Diana Kuperczko, Peter Kenyeres, Gergely Darnai, Norbert Kovacs and Jozsef Janszky
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:824
  37. The particular occupational stress of psychiatric nurses has a negative impact on their mental health. There is evidence that psychological resilience can promote mental health; however, the relationship betwe...

    Authors: Shu-Yan Chen, Shi-Rui Yan, Wei-Wei Zhao, Ying Gao, Wei Zong, Cheng Bian, Yin Cheng and Yan-Hong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:823
  38. The Overall Anxiety Severity and Impairment Scale (OASIS) is a transdiagnostic measure that assesses severity and impairment associated with anxiety disorders. However, its psychometric properties were primari...

    Authors: Petr Mikoska, Lukas Novak, Lubor Pilarik, Tomas Bok, Martin Fulep and Richard Korinek
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:822
  39. The reduction of multiple psychiatric hospitalizations is an important clinical challenge in mental health care. In fact, psychiatric re-hospitalization negatively affects the quality of life and the life expe...

    Authors: Isabella Berardelli, Salvatore Sarubbi, Elena Rogante, Denise Erbuto, Mariarosaria Cifrodelli, Carlotta Giuliani, Giuseppa Calabrò, David Lester, Marco Innamorati and Maurizio Pompili
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:821
  40. To examine and validate the self-report Questionnaire on the Regulation of Unpleasant Moods in Children (FRUST), which is a modified and shortened version of the Questionnaire for the Assessment of Emotion Reg...

    Authors: Michaela Junghänel, Hildegard Wand, Christina Dose, Ann-Kathrin Thöne, Anne-Katrin Treier, Charlotte Hanisch, Anne Ritschel, Michael Kölch, Lena Lincke, Veit Roessner, Gregor Kohls, Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer, Anne Kaman, Tobias Banaschewski, Pascal-M. Aggensteiner, Anja Görtz-Dorten…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:820
  41. Depression is a mental health problem and substance use concerns are socially unacceptable behaviors. While depression and substance use may individually impact self-concept and social relationships, their co-...

    Authors: Mohsen Saffari, Kun-Chia Chang, Jung-Sheng Chen, Ching-Wen Chang, I-Hua Chen, Shih-Wei Huang, Chieh-hsiu Liu, Chung-Ying Lin and Marc N. Potenza
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:815

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