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  1. Content type: Research article

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is highly prevalent amongst prison inmates and the criminal justice system (CJS) likely bears considerable costs for offenders with ADHD. We aimed to examine the...

    Authors: Susan Young, Rafael A. González, Moshe Fridman, Paul Hodgkins, Keira Kim and Gisli H. Gudjonsson

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:210

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    Evidence suggests an unmet need for provision of psychological interventions in inpatient psychiatric settings. However, inpatient wards can present a challenging environment in which to implement intervention...

    Authors: Molly Sharp, Anu Gulati, Chris Barker and Kirsten Barnicot

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:208

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common and often chronic problem. Patients with chronic MDD often have negative impacts on the health of their families. Family psychoeducation is recognized as part of the...

    Authors: Fujika Katsuki, Hiroshi Takeuchi, Takahiko Inagaki, Tohru Maeda, Yosuke Kubota, Nao Shiraishi, Hideaki Tabuse, Tadashi Kato, Atsurou Yamada, Norio Watanabe, Tatsuo Akechi and Toshiaki A. Furukawa

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:207

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    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and head injury (including traumatic brain injury (TBI)) manifest in high levels across prison samples and guidance from the National Institute for Health and Ca...

    Authors: Susan Young, Rafael A. González, Moshe Fridman, Paul Hodgkins, Keira Kim and Gisli H. Gudjonsson

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:209

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  5. Content type: Research article

    In the study, the frequency and nature of asylum seekers’ psychiatric diagnoses in a German admission center were examined. Additional aims were to identify changes in those diagnoses over time and to investig...

    Authors: Kneginja Richter, Lukas Peter, Hartmut Lehfeld, Harald Zäske, Salina Brar-Reissinger and Günter Niklewski

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:206

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  6. Content type: Research article

    This study aims to elucidate the interplay between borderline personality symptoms and working conditions as a pathway for impaired work performance among workers in the general population.

    Authors: Trees T. Juurlink, Margreet ten Have, Femke Lamers, Hein J. F. van Marle, Johannes R. Anema, Ron de Graaf and Aartjan T. F. Beekman

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:202

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Major depression is a highly prevalent condition. Its pathogenesis is related to a wide variety of biological and psychosocial factors and among these is factors related to lifestyle. Lifestyle-based intervent...

    Authors: B. Olivan-Blázquez, J. Montero-Marin, M. García-Toro, E. Vicens-Pons, M. J. Serrano-Ripoll, A. Castro-Gracia, M. C. Sarasa-Bosque, J. M. Mendive-Arbeloa, Y. López-del-Hoyo and J. Garcia-Campayo

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:205

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Research on the relationship between insomnia and nightmares, and suicidal ideation (SI) has produced variable findings, especially with regard to military samples. This study investigates whether depression m...

    Authors: J. Don Richardson, Lisa King, Kate St. Cyr, Philippe Shnaider, Maya L. Roth, Felicia Ketcheson, Ken Balderson and Jon D. Elhai

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:204

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Adolescents treated for self-poisoning with medication have a high prevalence of mental health problems and constitute a high-risk population for self-harm repetition. However, little is known about whether th...

    Authors: Ping Qin, Shihua Sun, Anne Seljenes Bøe, Barbara Stanley and Lars Mehlum

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:200

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Youth mental health has emerged as a pressing global issue. However, to advance research gaps in low-income settings, we need valid measures of common mental health disorders. Using primary data collected in f...

    Authors: Kelly Kilburn, Leah Prencipe, Lisa Hjelm, Amber Peterman, Sudhanshu Handa and Tia Palermo

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:201

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Research is scarce on how mothers’ symptoms of personality disorders are linked to the mother-toddler relationship. In this study we have explored the extent to which these symptoms are associated with mutual ...

    Authors: Magnhild Singstad Høivik, Stian Lydersen, Ingunn Ranøyen and Turid Suzanne Berg-Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:198

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Substance use disorders are a major cause of health and social problems worldwide. Research evidence shows a strong graded relationship of adverse childhood experiences and substance use in adulthood. This stu...

    Authors: Sarah Kanana Kiburi, Keneilwe Molebatsi, Anne Obondo and Mary W. Kuria

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:197

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  13. Content type: Research article

    A body of studies has focused on the olfactory impairment among people with schizophrenia. The effect of sex on this relationship has attracted the attention of researchers. These issues have not been studied ...

    Authors: Xiacan Chen, Jiajun Xu, Bin Li, Wanjun Guo, Jun Zhang and Junmei Hu

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:199

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  14. Content type: Research article

    A specialist depression service (SDS) offering collaborative pharmacological and cognitive behaviour therapy treatment for persistent depressive disorder showed effectiveness against depression symptoms versus...

    Authors: Louise Thomson, Marcus Barker, Catherine Kaylor-Hughes, Anne Garland, Rajini Ramana, Richard Morriss, Emily Hammond, Gail Hopkins and Sandra Simpson

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:194

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Research on antepartum psychiatric morbidities investigating depressive and anxiety symptoms in expectant mothers and fathers is lacking in low- and middle-income countries. This study aimed to estimate the pr...

    Authors: Hashima E. Nasreen, Jamalludin Ab Rahman, Razman Mohd Rus, Mira Kartiwi, Rosnah Sutan and Maigun Edhborg

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:195

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  16. Content type: Research article

    There is a shortage of trained mental health workers in spite of the significant contribution of psychiatric disorders to the global disease burden. Task shifting, through the delegation of health care tasks t...

    Authors: Goodman Sibeko, Peter D. Milligan, Marinda Roelofse, Lezel Molefe, Deborah Jonker, Jonathan Ipser, Crick Lund and Dan J. Stein

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:191

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Community pharmacists are autonomous, regulated health care professionals located in urban and rural communities in Canada. The accessibility, knowledge, and skills of community pharmacists can be leveraged to...

    Authors: Andrea L. Murphy, David M. Gardner and Lisa M. Jacobs

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:192

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  18. Content type: Research article

    There are various language adaptations of the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School Age Children Present and Lifetime Version (K-SADS-PL). In order to comply with the changes in DSM cla...

    Authors: Francisco R. de la Peña, Lino R. Villavicencio, Juan D. Palacio, Fernando J. Félix, Marcela Larraguibel, Laura Viola, Silvia Ortiz, Marcos Rosetti, Andrea Abadi, Cecilia Montiel, Pablo A. Mayer, Sofía Fernández, Aurora Jaimes, Miriam Feria, Liz Sosa, Andrés Rodríguez…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:193

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Although psychotherapy is an effective treatment for depression, a large number of patients still do not receive care according to the protocols that are used in clinical trials. Instead, patients often receiv...

    Authors: Sanne J. E. Bruijniks, Gerdien Franx and Marcus J. H. Huibers

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:190

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Road traffic accident (RTA), an unexpected traumatic event, may not only lead to death and serious physical injuries, but also could put survivors at an increased risk for a wide range of psychiatric disorders...

    Authors: Wenjie Dai, Aizhong Liu, Atipatsa C. Kaminga, Jing Deng, Zhiwei Lai, Jianzhou Yang and Shi Wu Wen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:188

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is an emerging and potentially powerful biological treatment for severe Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), but the wider impact of the intervention and the sometimes dramatic red...

    Authors: Peter Bosanac, Bridget Elizabeth Hamilton, James Lucak and David Castle

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:186

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  22. Content type: Research article

    In 2013, an Integrated Care Pathway (ICP) for concurrent Major Depressive (MDD) and Alcohol Use (AUD) Disorders was developed at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The...

    Authors: Andriy V. Samokhvalov, Charlotte Probst, Saima Awan, Tony P. George, Bernard Le Foll, Peter Voore and Jürgen Rehm

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:189

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Cognitive abilities are essential for children’s development and independence. Various cognitive assessments, standardized in Western cultures, have yet to be investigated for their multicultural suitability.

    Authors: Fidaa Almomani, Tamara Avi-Itzhak, Naor Demeter, Naomi Josman and Murad O. Al-momani

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:184

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Mentalisation-based treatment (MBT) in borderline personality disorder (BPD) has a growing evidence base, but there is a lack of effectiveness and moderator studies. The present study examined the effectivenes...

    Authors: J. Löf, D. Clinton, V. Kaldo and G. Rydén

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:185

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  25. Content type: Study protocol

    3q29 deletion syndrome is caused by a recurrent hemizygous 1.6 Mb deletion on the long arm of chromosome 3. The syndrome is rare (1 in 30,000 individuals) and is associated with mild to moderate intellectual d...

    Authors: Melissa M. Murphy, T. Lindsey Burrell, Joseph F. Cubells, Roberto Antonio España, Michael J. Gambello, Katrina C. B. Goines, Cheryl Klaiman, Longchuan Li, Derek M. Novacek, Ava Papetti, Rossana Lucia Sanchez Russo, Celine A. Saulnier, Sarah Shultz, Elaine Walker and Jennifer Gladys Mulle

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:183

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The longitudinal relationship between BMI and depressive symptoms is not well understood. Therefore, we aimed at investigating the long-term association between body-mass-index (BMI) and depressive symptoms am...

    Authors: André Hajek and Hans-Helmut König

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:182

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Patients with schizophrenia have an increased prevalence of metabolic disturbances compared with the general population. However, the mechanisms underlying the metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are unkn...

    Authors: Shin Ono, Takuro Sugai, Yutaro Suzuki, Manabu Yamazaki, Kazutaka Shimoda, Takao Mori, Yuji Ozeki, Hiroshi Matsuda, Norio Sugawara, Norio Yasui-Furukori, Kurefu Okamoto, Toyoaki Sagae and Toshiyuki Someya

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:180

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Child maltreatment is an identified risk factor for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI). The aim of the current study was to investigate effects of different types of maltreatment, and mediating effects of depress...

    Authors: Rebecca C. Brown, Stefanie Heines, Andreas Witt, Elmar Braehler, Joerg M. Fegert, Daniela Harsch and Paul L. Plener

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:181

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  29. Content type: Research article

    People with psychotic illness suffer from reduced quality of life and often from an insufficient level of social inclusion. These variables are associated with several negative outcomes, such as higher neuro-c...

    Authors: Fausto Mazzi, Flavia Baccari, Francesco Mungai, Manuela Ciambellini, Lisa Brescancin and Fabrizio Starace

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:179

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Investigation of the genetic architectures that influence the behavioral traits of animals can provide important insights into human neuropsychiatric phenotypes. These traits, however, are often highly polygen...

    Authors: Hyung Jun Woo and Jaques Reifman

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:175

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The management of schizophrenia is evolving towards a more comprehensive model based on functional recovery. The concept of functional recovery goes beyond clinical remission and encompasses multiple aspects o...

    Authors: Guillermo Lahera, José L. Gálvez, Pedro Sánchez, Miguel Martínez-Roig, J. V. Pérez-Fuster, Paz García-Portilla, Berta Herrera and Miquel Roca

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:176

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Inpatient care accounts for the majority of mental health care costs and is not always beneficial. It can indeed have detrimental consequences if not used appropriately, and is unpopular among patients. As a c...

    Authors: Coralie Gandré, Jeanne Gervaix, Julien Thillard, Jean-Marc Macé, Jean-Luc Roelandt and Karine Chevreul

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:174

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Mental health conditions affect aspects of people’s lives that are often not captured in common health-related outcome measures. The OxCAP-MH self-reported, quality of life questionnaire based on Sen’s capabil...

    Authors: Judit Simon, Agata Łaszewska, Eva Leutner, Georg Spiel, David Churchman and Susanne Mayer

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:173

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Psychological distress such as somatization, fear of body sensations, cardiac anxiety and depressive symptoms is common among patients with non-cardiac chest pain, and this may lead to increased healthcare use...

    Authors: Ghassan Mourad, Tiny Jaarsma, Anna Strömberg, Erland Svensson and Peter Johansson

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:172

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Bipolar disorder (BD) is a serious mental illness. Several studies have shown that brain structure and function changes and the development of BD are associated with age and sex differences. Therefore, we hypo...

    Authors: Yanqing Tang, Yinzhu Ma, Xuemei Chen, Xuesheng Fan, Xiaowei Jiang, Yifang Zhou, Fei Wang and Shengnan Wei

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:177

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  36. Content type: Study protocol

    Transition from distinct Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) to Adult Mental Health Services (AMHS) is beset with multitude of problems affecting continuity of care for young people with mental health n...

    Authors: H. Tuomainen, U. Schulze, J. Warwick, M. Paul, G.C. Dieleman, T. Franić, J. Madan, A. Maras, F. McNicholas, D. Purper-Ouakil, P. Santosh, G. Signorini, C. Street, S. Tremmery, F.C. Verhulst, D. Wolke…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:167

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  37. Content type: Study protocol

    High frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (HF-rTMS) has gained interest as a neuromodulation treatment technique for alcohol dependence. Single sessions of HF-rTMS have consistently shown to ...

    Authors: Renée S. Schluter, Ruth J. van Holst and Anna E. Goudriaan

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:169

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Peer support services for patients with severe mental illness (SMI) originated from Western countries and have become increasingly popular during the past twenty years. The aim of this paper is to describe a p...

    Authors: Yunge Fan, Ning Ma, Liang Ma, Wei Xu, J. Steven Lamberti and Eric D. Caine

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:170

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Coercive measures are containment methods used in psychiatry to curb patients’ disruptive and aggressive behaviours towards themselves, others or objects. The prevalence of the practice of coercive measures in...

    Authors: Branko Bregar, Brigita Skela-Savič and Blanka Kores Plesničar

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:171

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Routinely monitoring of symptoms and medical needs can improve the diagnostics and treatment of medical problems, including psychiatric. However, several studies show that few clinicians use Routine Outcome Mo...

    Authors: Magda Tasma, Lukas O. Roebroek, Edith J. Liemburg, Henderikus Knegtering, Philippe A. Delespaul, Albert Boonstra, Marte Swart and Stynke Castelein

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:163

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  41. Content type: Study protocol

    Depression is a commonly occurring disorder linked to diminished role functioning and quality of life. The development of treatments that overcome barriers to accessing treatment remains an important area of c...

    Authors: M. Deady, D. A. Johnston, N. Glozier, D. Milne, I. Choi, A. Mackinnon, A. Mykletun, R. A. Calvo, A. Gayed, R. Bryant, H. Christensen and S. B. Harvey

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:166

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  42. Content type: Research article

    People with severe mental illnesses (SMI) such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and have poorer health outcomes than those with diabetes alone. To main...

    Authors: Kathleen Mulligan, Hayley McBain, Frederique Lamontagne-Godwin, Jacqui Chapman, Chris Flood, Mark Haddad, Julia Jones and Alan Simpson

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:165

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) usually present with various neurological symptoms, but the mechanisms remain unclear. We aimed to analyze the characteristics of dynamic cerebral autoregulatio...

    Authors: Zhen-Ni Guo, Shan Lv, Jia Liu, Zan Wang, Hang Jin, Quanli Qiu, Xin Sun and Yi Yang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:164

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  44. Content type: Study protocol

    Adjustment Disorder (AjD) is a common and disabling mental health problem. The lack of research on this disorder has led to the absence of evidence-based interventions for its treatment. Moreover, because the ...

    Authors: Iryna Rachyla, Marian Pérez-Ara, Mar Molés, Daniel Campos, Adriana Mira, Cristina Botella and Soledad Quero

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:161

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  45. Content type: Database

    In recent years, whether, when and how to use antidepressants to treat depressive disorder in children and adolescents has been hotly debated. Relevant evidence on this topic has increased rapidly. In this pap...

    Authors: Yuqing Zhang, Xinyu Zhou, Juncai Pu, Hanping Zhang, Lining Yang, Lanxiang Liu, Chanjuan Zhou, Shuai Yuan, Xiaofeng Jiang and Peng Xie

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:162

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