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  1. In association with the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, many numbers of Ethiopian migrants are returning to their home country, and they are required to stay in mandatory quara...

    Authors: Kassahun Habtamu, Yekoyealem Desie, Mulat Asnake, Endirias Gina Lera and Temesgen Mequanint

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:424

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  2. Anxiety and depression are common, disabling and frequently start in youth, underscoring the need for effective, accessible early interventions. Empirical data and consultations with lived experience youth rep...

    Authors: Jennifer Y. F. Lau, Rebecca Watkins-Muleba, Isabelle Lee, Victoria Pile and Colette R. Hirsch

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:403

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  3. Depressive disorders are common in adolescence and are associated with a wide range of negative long-term outcomes. Highly controlled randomized controlled trials (RCT) provide considerable evidence for the ef...

    Authors: Daniel Walter, Jana Buschsieweke, Lydia Dachs, Hildegard Goletz, Anja Goertz-Dorten, Claudia Kinnen, Daniela Perri, Christiane Rademacher, Stephanie Schuermann, Paula Viefhaus, Katrin Woitecki, Tanja Wolff Metternich-Kaizman, Elena von Wirth and Manfred Doepfner

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:423

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  4. Problem-solving training is a common ingredient of evidence-based therapies for youth depression and has shown effectiveness as a versatile stand-alone intervention in adults. This scoping review provided a fi...

    Authors: Karolin R. Krause, Darren B. Courtney, Benjamin W. C. Chan, Sarah Bonato, Madison Aitken, Jacqueline Relihan, Matthew Prebeg, Karleigh Darnay, Lisa D. Hawke, Priya Watson and Peter Szatmari

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:397

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  5. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major cause of increased mortality rates in patients with schizophrenia. Moreover, coronary artery calcium (CAC) score is associated with CHD. We hypothesized that patients wi...

    Authors: Trine Trab, Rubina Attar, Svend Eggert Jensen, Simon Grøntved, Jens Brøndum Frøkjær, Christoffer Polcwiartek and René Ernst Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:422

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  6. Loneliness is a frequent and distressing experience among people with mental health problems. However, few longitudinal studies have so far investigated the trajectories of loneliness and objective social isol...

    Authors: Ruimin Ma, Jingyi Wang, Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Louise Marston and Sonia Johnson

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:421

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  7. Severe mental illness (SMI) comprises a range of chronic and disabling conditions, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other psychoses. Despite affecting a small percentage of the population, these dis...

    Authors: Claire de Oliveira, Joyce Mason and Rowena Jacobs

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:420

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  8. Epidemiological studies have demonstrated considerable differences in the use of coercive measures among psychiatric hospitals; however, the underlying reasons for these differences are largely unclear. We inv...

    Authors: Klaus Mann, Sonja Gröschel, Susanne Singer, Jörg Breitmaier, Sylvia Claus, Markus Fani, Stephan Rambach, Hans-Joachim Salize and Klaus Lieb

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:419

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Depression and chronic diseases are frequently comorbid public health problems. However, clinical guidelines often fail to consider comorbidities. This study protocol describes a cluster randomized trial (CRT)...

    Authors: Graciela Rojas, Pablo Martínez, Viviana Guajardo, Solange Campos, Pablo Herrera, Paul A. Vöhringer, Víctor Gómez, Wilsa Szabo and Ricardo Araya

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:418

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. With the growing need for accessible, high-quality mental health services, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been increasing development and uptake of web-based interventions in the form of se...

    Authors: Dara Gordon, Jennifer Hensel, Zachary Bouck, Laura Desveaux, Charlene Soobiah, Marianne Saragosa, Lianne Jeffs, Sacha Bhatia and James Shaw

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:417

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  11. In light of the ongoing opioid overdose crisis, there is an urgent need for research on the impacts of mental health among people presenting with concurrent pain and substance use. This study examined the effe...

    Authors: Pauline Voon, Jin Cheol Choi, Kanna Hayashi, M-J Milloy, Jane Buxton and Thomas Kerr

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:416

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  12. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies have found thalamic abnormalities in major depressive disorder (MDD). Although there are significant differences in the structure and function of the thalamus between M...

    Authors: Hanxiaoran Li, Sutao Song, Donglin Wang, Zhonglin Tan, Zhenzhen Lian, Yan Wang, Xin Zhou and Chenyuan Pan

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:415

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  13. Losing a child to death is one of the most stressful life events experienced in adulthood. The aim of the current study is to investigate parental risk of seeking treatment for major depression disorders (MDD)...

    Authors: Hsin-Hung Chen, I-An Wang, Shao-You Fang, Yiing-Jenq Chou and Chuan-Yu Chen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:414

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  14. Schizophrenia is a relatively common disease worldwide with a point prevalence of around 5/1000 in the population. The aim of this present work was to assess the demographic, clinical, familial, and environmen...

    Authors: Souleymane dit Papa Coulibaly, Baba Ba, Pakuy Pierre Mounkoro, Brehima Diakite, Yaya Kassogue, Mamoudou Maiga, Aperou Eloi Dara, Joseph Traoré, Zoua Kamaté, Kadiatou Traoré, Mahamadou Koné, Boubacar Maiga, Zoumana Diarra, Souleymane Coulibaly, Arouna Togora, Youssoufa Maiga…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:413

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  15. The World Health Organization report that an estimated 793,000 people died by suicide in 2016 globally. The use of digital technology has been found to be beneficial in the delivery of Web-based suicide preven...

    Authors: Ruth Melia, Luke Monahan, Jim Duggan, John Bogue, Mary O’Sullivan, Karen Young, Derek Chambers and Shane McInerney

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:412

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  16. We aimed to examine symptom load in a clinical adolescent population at three-year follow-up and explore associations with standard care treatment procedures and resilience factors upon first presenting at Chi...

    Authors: Kari Skulstad Gårdvik, Marite Rygg, Terje Torgersen, Jan Lance Wallander, Stian Lydersen and Marit Sæbø Indredavik

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:411

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  17. Individuals receiving means-tested benefits are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with a psychiatric illness compared to those who are employed, and the rate of those working in the first labor market is low...

    Authors: Felix S. Hussenoeder, Maria Koschig, Ines Conrad, Uta Gühne, Alexander Pabst, Sophie-Elisabeth Kühne, Mathias Alberti, Katarina Stengler and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:410

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective therapy for psychiatric disorders, but is associated with acute hyperdynamic responses including transient hypertension and tachycardia. This study aimed to asse...

    Authors: Pattika Subsoontorn, Varinee Lekprasert, Punjaporn Waleeprakhon, Pichai Ittasakul, Atchaporn Laopuangsak and Suwimon Limpoon

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:408

    Content type: Research

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  19. Rapid socio-economic development makes China a unique laboratory for examining how lifestyle changes affect adolescent mental health. This study aims to identify joint trajectories of modifiable lifestyle indi...

    Authors: Anhui Zhang, Jiao Fang, Yuhui Wan, Puyu Su, Fangbiao Tao and Ying Sun

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:407

    Content type: Research article

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  20. High prevalence of sleep problems have been reported in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This study aims to investigate the sleep conditions of ASD children in China, and explore the relationship ...

    Authors: Hongyu Chen, Ting Yang, Jie Chen, Li Chen, Ying Dai, Jie Zhang, Ling Li, Feiyong Jia, Lijie Wu, Yan Hao, Xiaoyan Ke, Mingji Yi, Qi Hong, Jinjin Chen, Shuanfeng Fang, Yichao Wang…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:406

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  21. The study aim was to examine the secular trends and regional variations in pharmacotherapy of children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Germany.

    Authors: Manas K. Akmatov, Jakob Holstiege and Jörg Bätzing

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:405

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  22. Cannabis use is an important risk factor for development of psychosis and further transition to schizophrenia. The prevalence of patients with psychosis and comorbid cannabis use (dual diagnosis) is rising wit...

    Authors: Jesper Østrup Rasmussen, Poul Jennum, Kristian Linnet, Birte Y. Glenthøj and Lone Baandrup

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:404

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. Patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) and/or coronary heart disease (CHD) are at high risk to develop major depression. Preventing incident major depression may be an important tool in reducing the pers...

    Authors: S. E. M. van Dijk, A. D. Pols, M. C. Adriaanse, H. W. J. van Marwijk, M. W. van Tulder and J. E. Bosmans

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:402

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  24. Interventions that promote infant mental health face challenges when applied for parents who struggle with psychosocial and psychological burdens. Video-based guidance using the Marte Meo method is used in spe...

    Authors: Indra Simhan, Kari Vik, Marius Veseth and Aslak Hjeltnes

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:400

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  25. Antibiomania is a rare but recognized side effect with yet unclear definite pathogenesis although multiple hypotheses have been proposed. The novelty of this case is the suspected pharmacodynamic drug-drug int...

    Authors: Edith Paula Meszaros, Catheline Stancu, Alessandra Costanza, Marie Besson, François Sarasin, Guido Bondolfi and Julia Ambrosetti

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:399

    Content type: Case report

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  26. The incidence of depression is increasing worldwide. Depression can lead to poor physical health and even suicide. However, in high-income countries, only about 50% of the people with depression receive approp...

    Authors: Yue Pang, Xin Zhang, Ruitong Gao, Linqi Xu, Meidi Shen, Hongyu Shi, Yuewei Li and Feng Li

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:398

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  27. Cognitive deficits are common in patients with schizophrenia (SCZ). Abnormal serum total bilirubin (TBIL) levels have been involved in cognitive deficits associated with neuropsychiatric diseases such as mild ...

    Authors: Shen He, Yange Li, Tian Li, Feikang Xu, Duan Zeng, Yue Shi, Nan Zhao, Lei Zhang, Yin Zhu Ma, Qiang Wang, Wenjuan Yu, Yifeng Shen, Jingjing Huang and Huafang Li

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:396

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  28. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to threaten the physical and mental health of people across the world. This study aimed to understand the psychological impact of this disease on adol...

    Authors: Hang Zhang, Hanmei Xu, Lijuan Huang, Yanping Wang, Fang Deng, Xiaolan Wang, Xiaowei Tang, Wo Wang, Xia Fu, Yuanmei Tao and Li Yin

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:395

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  29. To the best of our knowledge, although the Chinese version of the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale (YGTSS) is widely used in child psychiatry departments in China, there is very little evidence focusing on the p...

    Authors: Fang Wen, Yi Gu, Junjuan Yan, Jingran Liu, Fang Wang, Liping Yu, Ying Li and Yonghua Cui

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:394

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  30. Emotional dysregulation seems to be a core feature of Borderline Personality Disorders (BPD). In addition, recent research in the adolescent population has shown that suicidal behaviours have been associated w...

    Authors: Bojan Mirkovic, Véronique Delvenne, Marion Robin, Alexandra Pham-Scottez, Maurice Corcos and Mario Speranza

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:393

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  31. Treatment guidelines for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are based on a relatively small number of randomized controlled trials and do not consider patient-centered perceptions of treatment helpfulness. We ...

    Authors: Dan J. Stein, Alan E. Kazdin, Ayelet Meron Ruscio, Wai Tat Chiu, Nancy A. Sampson, Hannah N. Ziobrowski, Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Ali Al-Hamzawi, Jordi Alonso, Yasmin Altwaijri, Ronny Bruffaerts, Brendan Bunting, Giovanni de Girolamo, Peter de Jonge, Louisa Degenhardt, Oye Gureje…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:392

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  32. The 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a global public health emergency. So far, only a limited number of studies have investigated the impact of the COVID-19 pneumonia pandemic on the mental health of par...

    Authors: Changjuan Zeng, Wenting Cao, Ting Zhao, Li Li and Lili Hou

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:391

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  33. Increasing number of service users diagnosed with schizophrenia and psychosis are being discharged from specialist secondary care services to primary care, many of whom are prescribed long-term antipsychotics....

    Authors: L. M. Grünwald, C. Duddy, R. Byng, N. Crellin and J. Moncrieff

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:390

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  34. Non-suicidal self-injury is a serious health problem among patients with depression or bipolar disorder. However, few studies within the Chinese context have investigated the prevalence of NSSI and its risk fa...

    Authors: Lu Wang, Jun Liu, Yuan Yang and Haiou Zou

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:389

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  35. The mammalian target of rapamycin protein (mTOR) signaling pathway is involved in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia and the mechanism of extrapyramidal adverse reactions to antipsychotic drugs, which might be ...

    Authors: Fengwei Cui, Shuguang Gu, Yue Gu, Jiajun Yin, Chunxia Fang and Liang Liu

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:388

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  36. Several fatal medical complications have been associated with alcohol withdrawal, such as seizure, cardiac arrhythmia, and takotsubo cardiomyopathy. However, there have been no reports on hypovolemic shock dur...

    Authors: Michitaka Funayama, Ryotaro Okochi, Shintaro Asada, Yusuke Shimizu, Shin Kurose and Taketo Takata

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:387

    Content type: Case report

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  37. The Patient Health Questionnaire-8 (PHQ-8) is a screening questionnaire of depressive symptoms. However, it is unknown whether it is equivalent across time and between groups of individuals. The aim of our pap...

    Authors: Anne Moehring, Diana Guertler, Kristian Krause, Gallus Bischof, Hans-Juergen Rumpf, Anil Batra, Susanne Wurm, Ulrich John and Christian Meyer

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:386

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Patients with chronic rheumatic diseases (RDs) are more vulnerable and the containment measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic might have severe psychological consequences. We investigated the presence of an...

    Authors: Francesca Ingegnoli, Massimiliano Buoli, Cristina Posio, Raffaele Di Taranto, Alessandro Lo Muscio, Enrico Cumbo, Silvia Ostuzzi and Roberto Caporali

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:385

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  39. There is an evident discrepancy between need and provision of evidence-based return-to-work (RTW) interventions in existing mental health services. Online dissemination of evidence-based interventions is presu...

    Authors: Patrik Engdahl, Petra Svedberg and Ulrika Bejerholm

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:384

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  40. Work and other everyday activities are beneficial for well-being among people with mental illness, but poor circumstances can create detrimental effects, possibly aggravated by additional vulnerabilities linke...

    Authors: Lisa Eklund, A. Birgitta Gunnarsson, Jan-Åke Jansson, Parvin Pooremamali and Mona Eklund

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:383

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  41. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on people’s lives globally. The outbreak in Saudi Arabia worsened when the number of cases and deaths rose in March and April of 2020, leading to a national lockdow...

    Authors: Ahmad N. AlHadi, Mohammed A. Alarabi and Khulood M. AlMansoor

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:382

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  42. To cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing restrictions where implemented in France, which could have led to social isolation. This is expected to have affected the mental health situation, includin...

    Authors: Astrid Juhl Andersen, Murielle Mary-Krause, Joel José Herranz Bustamante, Mégane Héron, Tarik El Aarbaoui and Maria Melchior

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:381

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  43. The COVID-19 pandemic has lasted for more than 1 year, causing far-reaching and unprecedented changes in almost all aspects of society. This study aimed to evaluate the long-term consequences of the COVID-19 p...

    Authors: Tian Qi, Ting Hu, Qi-Qi Ge, Xiao-Na Zhou, Jia-Mei Li, Chun-Lei Jiang and Wei Wang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:380

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  44. The new coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has been accompanied by severe psychological pressure on the entire population. However, little is known about how this pandemic could affect the more vulnerable populat...

    Authors: George Giannakopoulos, Savvina Mylona, Anastasia Zisimopoulou, Maria Belivanaki, Stella Charitaki and Gerasimos Kolaitis

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:379

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  45. A motivation dimension of the core psychiatric symptom anhedonia additional has been suggested. The Temporal Experience of Pleasure Scale (TEPS) has been reported to assess anticipatory and consummatory pleasu...

    Authors: Shulin Fang, Xiaodan Huang, Panwen Zhang, Jiayue He, Xingwei Luo, Jianghua Zhang, Yan Xiong, Fusheng Luo, Xiaosheng Wang, Shuqiao Yao and Xiang Wang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:378

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  46. The majority of people with dementia have behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), including depression, anxiety and agitation. These may be elicited or aggravated by disrupted circadian rhyth...

    Authors: Eirin Kolberg, Gunnhild Johnsen Hjetland, Eirunn Thun, Ståle Pallesen, Inger Hilde Nordhus, Bettina S. Husebo and Elisabeth Flo-Groeneboom

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:377

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  47. The off-label use of antipsychotic medications is common in many countries, and the extent of such use in psychiatric inpatients in China has not been sufficiently studied. The purpose of this study was to sur...

    Authors: Juan Wang, Feng Jiang, Yating Yang, Yulong Zhang, Zhiwei Liu, Xiaorong Qin, Xueqin Tao, Tingfang Liu, Yuanli Liu, Yi-lang Tang, Huanzhong Liu and Robert O. Cotes

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:375

    Content type: Research

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