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  1. Patients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia are at an increased risk for developing metabolic syndrome, which is associated with greater cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Treatment with some commonly used...

    Authors: Greg W. Mattingly, Peter M. Haddad, Michael Tocco, Jane Xu, Debra Phillips, Andrei Pikalov and Antony Loebel

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:199

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  2. College students are at an increased risk of psychiatric distress. So, identifying its important correlates using more reliable statistical models, instead of inefficient traditional variable selection methods...

    Authors: Mahya Arayeshgari, Leili Tapak, Ghodratollah Roshanaei, Jalal Poorolajal and Ali Ghaleiha

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:198

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Social support can be a critical resource to help medical staff cope with stressful events; however, the moderating effect of social support on the relationship between burnout and anxiety symptoms has not yet...

    Authors: Hui Zhang, ZhiHong Ye, Leiwen Tang, Ping Zou, Chunxue Du, Jing Shao, Xiyi Wang, Dandan Chen, Guojing Qiao and Shao Yu Mu

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:197

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  4. Interpersonal violence has increased as a health concern, especially in psychiatry practice, over the last decades. Nevertheless, most patients with stable mental disorders do not present an increased risk of ...

    Authors: Dalila Talevi, Alberto Collazzoni, Alessandro Rossi, Paolo Stratta, Monica Mazza, Francesca Pacitti, Manuela Costa, Claudio Crescini and Rodolfo Rossi

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:196

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  5. The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) has been standardized in several populations and is widely used in clinical practice and health care. However, it has not been appropriately standardized in the Korea...

    Authors: Cheolmin Shin, Young-Hoon Ko, Hyonggin An, Ho-Kyoung Yoon and Changsu Han

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:194

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Inpatient psychiatric care is a scarce and expensive resource in the National Health Service (NHS), with chronic bed shortages being partly driven by high re-admission rates. Brief inpatient talking therapies ...

    Authors: Pamela Jacobsen, Emmanuelle Peters, Emily J. Robinson and Paul Chadwick

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:193

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Depression is common in older people and is associated with underlying brain change increasing the risk of dementia. Sleep disturbance is frequently reported by those with lifetime depression, however whether ...

    Authors: Camilla M. Hoyos, Christopher Gordon, Zoe Terpening, Louisa Norrie, Simon J. G. Lewis, Ian B. Hickie and Sharon L. Naismith

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:192

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Mood swings (MS) are a widely discussed psychiatric ailment of youthful patients. However, there is a lack of research about MS in this population.

    Authors: Suleemas Angsukiattitavorn, Acharaporn Seeherunwong, Rungnapa Panitrat and Mathuros Tipayamongkholgul

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:191

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Binge eating disorder is characterized by recurrent episodes of binge eating accompanied by a sense of lack of control. Of the different treatments available, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Enhanced and guided s...

    Authors: Elske van den Berg, Bernou Melisse, Jitske Koenders, Margo de Jonge, Matthijs Blankers, Edwin de Beurs and Jack Dekker

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:190

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Mental health symptoms, like depressive mood (DM) and post-traumatic stress (PTS), and pain interference (PI) with daily functioning often co-occur following traffic injury and their comorbidity can complicate...

    Authors: I. Pozzato, A. Craig, B. Gopinath, A. Kifley, Y. Tran, J. Jagnoor and I. D. Cameron

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:189

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of mental health services are delivered in outpatient settings, the effect of changes in non-hospital-based mental health care on increased suicide rates is larg...

    Authors: Peiyin Hung, Susan H Busch, Yi-Wen Shih, Alecia J McGregor and Shiyi Wang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:188

    Content type: Research article

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  12. There is limited evidence on the extent of the perceived need and barriers to professional mental health service delivery to university students with mental distress in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)...

    Authors: Assegid Negash, Matloob Ahmed Khan, Girmay Medhin, Dawit Wondimagegn and Mesfin Araya

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:187

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The Holocaust was one of the most traumatic catastrophes in recorded human history. Survivors seeking psychotherapeutic help today, now in their seventies and older, often show symptoms of a posttraumatic stre...

    Authors: Simon Forstmeier, Elisheva van der Hal, Martin Auerbach, Andreas Maercker and Danny Brom

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:186

    Content type: Study protocol

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  14. The UK mental health system is stretched to breaking point. Individuals presenting with mental health problems wait longer at the ED than those presenting with physical concerns and finding a bed when needed i...

    Authors: L. P. Goldsmith, J. G. Smith, G. Clarke, K. Anderson, J. Lomani, K. Turner and S. Gillard

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:185

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  15. 3q29 deletion syndrome is associated with a range of medical, neurodevelopmental, and psychiatric phenotypes. The deletion is usually de novo but cases have been reported where the deletion is inherited from a...

    Authors: Melissa M. Murphy, T. Lindsey Burrell, Joseph F. Cubells, Michael T. Epstein, Roberto Espana, Michael J. Gambello, Katrina Goines, Cheryl Klaiman, Sookyong Koh, Rossana Sanchez Russo, Celine A. Saulnier, Elaine Walker and Jennifer Gladys Mulle

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:184

    Content type: Case report

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  16. The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) is a therapeutic framework that has been shown to reduce suicidal ideation and overall symptom distress. CAMS has not been previously evaluated...

    Authors: Miriam Santel, Thomas Beblo, Frank Neuner, Michaela Berg, Kristina Hennig-Fast, David A. Jobes and Martin Driessen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:183

    Content type: Study protocol

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  17. Delirium is a serious and distressing neurocognitive disorder of physiological aetiology that is common in advanced cancer. Understanding of delirium pathophysiology is largely hypothetical, with some evidence...

    Authors: Ingrid Amgarth-Duff, Annmarie Hosie, Gideon Caplan and Meera Agar

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:182

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Although a number of studies have found that income mobility associated with an elevated risk of mental disorders, existing research does not provide sufficient evidence of how exactly individuals’ experience ...

    Authors: Xiangfei Meng, Aihua Liu, Carl D’Arcy and Jean Caron

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:181

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Anxiety is one of the most common psychiatric disorder and imposes a great burden on both the individual and the society. Previous studies indicate a high comorbidity of anxiety disorders and Attention Deficit...

    Authors: Yanmei Shen, Yaru Zhang, Bella Siu Man Chan, Fanchao Meng, Tingyu Yang, Xuerong Luo and Chunxiang Huang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:180

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) may be induced by atypical antipsychotic drugs (AAPDs) such as aripiprazole, olanzapine, risperidone and quetiapine, either as a single treatment or in combination with oth...

    Authors: Anna Maria Szota, Izabela Radajewska, Przemysław Grudzka and Aleksander Araszkiewicz

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:179

    Content type: Case report

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  21. Violence in close relationships is a global public health problem and there is a need to implement therapeutic programs designed to help individuals who voluntarily seek help to reduce recurrent intimate partn...

    Authors: Merete Berg Nesset, Mariela Loreto Lara-Cabrera, Johan Håkon Bjørngaard, Richard Whittington and Tom Palmstierna

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:178

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Patients with mental illnesses often have massive difficulties returning to work after inpatient treatment at a psychiatric clinic and are often at risk of losing their jobs. The psychosocial support for this ...

    Authors: Lina Riedl, Daniela Blank, Monika Kohl, Anne Lang, Victoria Kehl, Peter Brieger and Johannes Hamann

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:177

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. Sociodemographic factors, attitude towards treatment and acculturation may be important factors influencing the decision of immigrants to seek and maintain psychiatric treatment. A better understanding of thes...

    Authors: Eva J. Brandl, Nora Dietrich, Nicoleta Mell, Johanna G. Winkler, Stefan Gutwinski, H. Joachim Bretz and Meryam Schouler-Ocak

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:176

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Physical inactivity and mental health problems are both major public health concerns worldwide. Although several studies have demonstrated the health benefits of regular physical exercise, few epidemiological ...

    Authors: Michael Grasdalsmoen, Hege Randi Eriksen, Kari Jussie Lønning and Børge Sivertsen

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:175

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and sleep problems are highly related. The relationship between nighttime sleep characteristics and next day post traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) is not well known. This ...

    Authors: Quinn M. Biggs, Robert J. Ursano, Jing Wang, Gary H. Wynn, Russell B. Carr and Carol S. Fullerton

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:174

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Available evidence suggests that adjunctive treatment with immunomodulatory medications may be effective in the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). A pilot trial of the tetracycline minocycline as ad...

    Authors: Muhammad Ishrat Husain, Clare Cullen, Madeha Umer, Andre F. Carvalho, Stefan Kloiber, Jeffrey H. Meyer, Abigail Ortiz, Yuliya Knyahnytska, M. Omair Husain, Justine Giddens, Breno S. Diniz, Wei Wang, Allan H. Young, Benoit H. Mulsant and Zafiris J. Daskalakis

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:173

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  27. Mental health services in Indonesia are developing rapidly in response to national and global health policy to support people living with psychosis. This presents a unique opportunity for civic engagement, the...

    Authors: Irman Irmansyah, Herni Susanti, Karen James, Karina Lovell, Sri Idaiani, Soimah Imah, Giur Hargiana, Budi-Anna Keliat, Bagus Utomo, Erminia Colucci and Helen Brooks

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:172

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Cancer patients are disproportionately affected by generalized anxiety and major depression. For many, current treatments for these conditions are ineffective. In this case report, we present a serendipitous c...

    Authors: Benjamin E. Jewett, Merry N. Miller, Libby A. Ligon, Zachary Carter, Ibrahim Mohammad and Gregory A. Ordway

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:171

    Content type: Case report

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  29. Panic disorder (PD) is often undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, or untreated in non-psychiatric clinical settings. Therefore, a cost-effective, accurate and easy-to-administer instrument for PD assessment is still nee...

    Authors: Xitong Liu, Tingting Xu, Dandan Chen, Chen Yang, Pei Wang, Xiao Huang, Wenhong Cheng, Yuan Shen, Qiang Liu and Zhen Wang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:170

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Perinatal depression is a significant contributor to maternal morbidity and mortality globally. Migrant women, particularly those living in low- and middle-income settings, represent a particularly vulnerable ...

    Authors: Gracia Fellmeth, Emma Plugge, Mina Fazel, May May Oo, Mupawjay Pimanpanarak, Yuwapha Phichitpadungtham, Kerry Wai, Prakaykaew Charunwatthana, Julie A. Simpson, François Nosten, Raymond Fitzpatrick and Rose McGready

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:168

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  31. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the perception of schizophrenia in different categories of persons (directly and/or indirectly) involved with it. Hypotheses were made concerning the definitio...

    Authors: Stefania Mannarini, Alessandro Rossi and Cristina Munari

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:167

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  32. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that decreases the physical ability and affects the mental health of the patients. This descriptive-analytical study investigated the prevalence of depression, anxi...

    Authors: Saba Karimi, Bahare Andayeshgar and Alireza Khatony

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:166

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Agitation is common in geriatric patients with cognitive impairment, e.g. in persons with dementia (PWD), who are admitted to an emergency department (ED). It might be a first sign of upcoming delirium and is ...

    Authors: Lisa Kroll, Nikolaus Böhning, Heidi Müßigbrodt, Maria Stahl, Pavel Halkin, Birgit Liehr, Christine Grunow, Borjana Kujumdshieva-Böhning, Christian Freise, Werner Hopfenmüller, Wolfgang Friesdorf, Maria Jockers-Scherübl and Rajan Somasundaram

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:165

    Content type: Research article

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  34. With increasing levels of suicide and self-harm behaviour in the criminal justice system professionals would benefit from a tool that can identify individuals who may be at risk of self-harm and/or suicidal be...

    Authors: Amanda E. Perry and Mike Horton

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:164

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  35. Major depressive disorder is among the most burdening and costly chronic health hazards. Since its prognosis is poor and treatment effectiveness is moderate at best, prevention would be the strategy of first c...

    Authors: Jeanne Leerssen, Jessica C. Foster-Dingley, Oti Lakbila-Kamal, Laura M. S. Dekkers, Anne C. W. Albers, Savannah L. C. Ikelaar, Teodora Maksimovic, Rick Wassing, Simon J. Houtman, Tom Bresser, Tessa F. Blanken, Bart te Lindert, Jennifer R. Ramautar and Eus J. W. Van Someren

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:163

    Content type: Study protocol

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  36. Stress is one of the top five threats to academic performance among college students globally. Consequently, students decrease in academic performance, learning ability and retention. However, no study has ass...

    Authors: Gebrezabher Niguse Hailu

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:162

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Although Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is a widely used intervention for ameliorating challenging behaviour (CB), evidence for its use in adults with intellectual disability (ID) and comorbid autism (ASD) i...

    Authors: Andre Strydom, Alessandro Bosco, Victoria Vickerstaff, Rachael Hunter and Angela Hassiotis

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:161

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The Relatives Education And Coping Toolkit (REACT) is an online supported self-management toolkit for relatives of people with psychosis or bipolar designed to improve access to NICE recommended information an...

    Authors: Fiona Lobban, Nadia Akers, Duncan Appelbe, Lesley Chapman, Lizzi Collinge, Susanna Dodd, Sue Flowers, Bruce Hollingsworth, Sonia Johnson, Steven H. Jones, Ceu Mateus, Barbara Mezes, Elizabeth Murray, Katerina Panagaki, Naomi Rainford, Heather Robinson…

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:160

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Hoarding disorder is a chronic and debilitating illness associated with restrictions on activities of daily living, compromised social and occupational functioning, and adverse health outcomes. However, resear...

    Authors: Tai Wa Liu, Simon Ching Lam, Man Hon Chung and Ken Hok Man Ho

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:159

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Previous studies of brain structure in methamphetamine users have yielded inconsistent findings, possibly reflecting small sample size and inconsistencies in duration of methamphetamine abstinence as well as s...

    Authors: Lili Nie, Zeyong Zhao, Xiantao Wen, Wei Luo, Tao Ju, Anlian Ren, Binbin Wu and Jing Li

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:158

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Women in Iran are in great need of effective substance abuse services. The current study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of motivational interviewing (MI) for women in treatment for drug use in ...

    Authors: Sonia Oveisi, L. A. R. Stein, Elham Babaeepour and Marzieh Araban

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:157

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Remote delivery of psychological interventions to meet growing demand has been increasing worldwide. Telephone-delivered psychological treatment has been shown to be equally effective and as satisfactory to pa...

    Authors: Kelly Rushton, Kerry Ardern, Elinor Hopkin, Charlotte Welsh, Judith Gellatly, Cintia Faija, Christopher J. Armitage, Nicky Lidbetter, Karina Lovell, Peter Bower and Penny Bee

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:156

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  43. Attachment theory predicts that patients who are not securely attached may benefit less from psychological treatment. However, evidence on the predictive role of attachment in the effectiveness of treatment fo...

    Authors: Jacqueline G. L. A-Tjak, Nexhmedin Morina, Wouter J. Boendermaker, Maurice Topper and Paul M. G. Emmelkamp

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:155

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  44. Sleep disturbance is a prominent and common complaint in people with cocaine use disorder (CUD), either during intake or withdrawal. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has shown promise as a t...

    Authors: Luis J. Gómez Pérez, Stefano Cardullo, Nicola Cellini, Michela Sarlo, Tommaso Monteanni, Antonello Bonci, Alberto Terraneo, Luigi Gallimberti and Graziella Madeo

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:153

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  45. Fairness has received much attention in our society. At present, the findings regarding fair decision-making in high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HF-ASD) are inconsistent. Previous studies have shown ...

    Authors: Peiying Jin, Yao Wang, Yun Li, Yunhua Xiao, Chunyan Li, Nana Qiu, Jiao Weng, Hui Fang and Xiaoyan Ke

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:152

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  46. The high heterosexual marriage rate could be a ‘double-edge’ sword for the emotional health of Chinese men who have sex with men (MSM). The aim of this study was to determine if current marriage and breakdown ...

    Authors: Zuosen Yang, Shuang Li, Rui Zhang, Jun Na, Yanxia Li, Huijuan Mu, Liya Yu, Li Liu, Wei Sun, Guowei Pan and Lingjun Yan

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:151

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  47. Creating a case formulation is an important and basic skill in psychotherapy meant to guide treatment. A patient’s interpersonal pattern is an essential part of a case formulation. Core Conflictual Relationshi...

    Authors: Peter Tallberg, Randi Ulberg, Hanne-Sofie Johnsen Dahl and Per Andreas Høglend

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:150

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