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  1. Autism entails reduced communicative abilities. Approximately 30% of individuals with autism have intellectual disability (ID). Some people with autism and ID are virtually non-communicative and unable to noti...

    Authors: Emilie S. M. Kildal, Daniel S. Quintana, Attila Szabo, Christian Tronstad, Ole Andreassen, Terje Nærland and Bjørnar Hassel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:252
  2. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a vital public concern around the world, and it often starts in adolescence. Emotional neglect (EN) has been considered a distal risk factor for NSSI, but the effects of soci...

    Authors: Shiyi Hou, Mireille Twayigira, Xuerong Luo, Lintong Song, Xilong Cui, Qiuxiang Xie, Yanmei Shen, Feilong Yang and Xiuhong Yuan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:248
  3. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicide attempts (SAs) by adolescent patients with depression have become serious public health problems. There is still insufficient research evidence on the effects of NSS...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Lan Hong, Siyu Tong, Mengjia Li, Shiyu Sun, Yao Xu, Jie Liu, Tianqi Feng, Yuting Li, Guangyao Lin, Fanfan Lu, Qiaole Cai, Dongwu Xu, Ke Zhao and Tiansheng Zheng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:247
  4. Inpatient violence is a relevant issue in forensic psychiatric settings. Relevant guidelines recommend that restrictive measures are to be used exclusively if de-escalation and other preventive strategies have...

    Authors: Daniel Brenig, Pauline Gade and Birgit Voellm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:246
  5. Schizophrenia (SZ) and bipolar I disorder (BD-I) are chronic mental health disorders often treated with antipsychotic medications. This qualitative study sought to better understand disease burden and treatmen...

    Authors: Michael J. Doane, Kimberly Raymond, Cory Saucier, Leona Bessonova, Amy K. O’Sullivan, Michelle K. White, April Mitchell Foster, Kaitlin LaGasse, Julia Carpenter-Conlin, Martha Sajatovic and Dawn I. Velligan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:245
  6. During the COVID-19 pandemic, college students were required to stay at home and maintain social distance for the entire spring semester of 2020. There is little research on how family functioning influenced m...

    Authors: Lili Liu, Jianbin Chen, Shunwei Liang, Wenwen Yang, Xiaodan Peng, Chengcheng Cai, Andi Huang, Xiayong Wang and Jingbo Zhao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:244
  7. Maintaining remission after electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is clinically relevant in patients with depression, and maintenance ECT has been introduced in patients who fail to maintain remission after ECT. How...

    Authors: Shun Kudo, Takahito Uchida, Hana Nishida, Akihiro Takamiya, Toshiaki Kikuchi, Bun Yamagata, Masaru Mimura and Jinichi Hirano
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:243
  8. The concept of shame in Arab societies displays multiple differences when compared to Western societies in terms of nature, sources, types, and correlates. Surprisingly, we could not find any study investigati...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Diana Malaeb, Mariam Dabbous, Rabih Hallit, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:242
  9. High levels of childhood trauma (CT) have been observed in adults with mental health problems. Herein, we investigated whether self-esteem (SE) and emotion regulation strategies (cognitive reappraisal (CR) and...

    Authors: Cun Li, Peicai Fu, Minghuan Wang, Ye Xia, Caihong Hu, Mao Liu, Han Zhang, Xin Sheng and Yuan Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:241
  10. Anxiety is a common mental health problem in the general population, and is associated with functional impairment and negative impacts upon quality of life. There has been increased concern about university st...

    Authors: Irtiqa Ahmed, Cassie M. Hazell, Bethany Edwards, Cris Glazebrook and E. Bethan Davies
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:240
  11. There is evidence that gambling disorder shares similarities with other types of addictive behavior, such as occurs in substance abuse. In addition, co-morbidity of gambling with mental disorders has been esta...

    Authors: David M. Ndetei, Victoria Mutiso, Reinpeter Momanyi, Pascalyne Nyamai, Christine Musyimi and Daniel Mamah
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:239
  12. Exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACE) have been found to have profound negative consequences on an individuals’ health. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a clinically complex and serious global heal...

    Authors: Natalie Laporte, Andrejs Ozolins, Sofie Westling, Åsa Westrin and Märta Wallinius
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:238
  13. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) could potentially increase the risk of mortality, and there is a need for a meta-analysis to quantify this association. This study aims to determine the extent to which PTS...

    Authors: Dinuli Nilaweera, Aung Zaw Zaw Phyo, Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale, Htet Lin Htun, Jo Wrigglesworth, Caroline Gurvich, Rosanne Freak-Poli and Joanne Ryan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:229
  14. Limited efforts have been paid to explore the underlying genetic mechanisms of birth by caesarian section (CS) affecting the risks of adult anxiety and self-harm.

    Authors: Yumeng Jia, Shiqiang Cheng, Li Liu, Bolun Cheng, Chujun Liang, Jing Ye, Xiaomeng Chu, Yao Yao, Yan Wen, Om Prakash Kafle and Feng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:237
  15. Many mental problems lead to the occurrence of physical diseases, causing worse consequences of diseases. Despite many studies in the field of personality types and types of mental disorders, this relationship...

    Authors: Behzad Yaghoubi, Reza Nemati, Khosrow Agin, Ali Mohammad Beigi Dehaghi, Meysam Gazmeh, Farshad Rezaei, Elham Amirbandi and Akram Farhadi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:236
  16. Justice-involved Veterans experience notable risk for psychosocial stressors (e.g., homelessness) and psychiatric multimorbidity, which can result in complex clinical presentations. However, research examining...

    Authors: Ryan Holliday, Adam R. Kinney, Alexandra A. Smith, Jeri E. Forster, Matthew A. Stimmel, Sean C. Clark, Shawn Liu, Lindsey L. Monteith and Lisa A. Brenner
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:235
  17. Nurses were more likely to experience mental disorders due to long working hours and irregular schedules. However, studies addressing this issue are scarce; therefore, we aimed to investigate the association b...

    Authors: Hongwei Che, Huiying Wu, Yu Qiao, Bonan Luan, Qingyun Zhao and Hongyan Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:234
  18. Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder in HIV/AIDs patients, and its prevalence is three times higher in HIV/AIDs patients. Globally, over 35 million people were living with HIV/AIDs, 24.7 million ...

    Authors: Abdirahman Khalif Mohamud, Omar Abdullahi Ahmed, Abdulrahman Ahmed Mohamud and Najib Isse Dirie
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:232
  19. Recently studies had showed that the amygdala may take part in the cognitive impairment in schizophrenia (SC). However, the mechanism is still unclear, so we explored the relationship between the amygdala rest...

    Authors: Huagui Guo, Haibiao Ye, Zhijian Li, Xuesong Li, Wei Huang, Yu Yang, Guojun Xie, Caixia Xu, Xiaoling Li, Wenting Liang, Huan Jing, Chunguo Zhang, Chaohua Tang and Jiaquan Liang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:231
  20. Even though a fair amount of studies focus on depression among college students, the effect of perceived parenting styles on the incidence of major depressive disorder (MDD) among representative freshmen in Ch...

    Authors: Jing Cheng, Debiao Liu, Huancheng Zheng, Zhou Jin, Deborah Baofeng Wang, Yan Liu and Yili Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:230
  21. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an increase in psychiatric disorders in college students, particularly posttraumatic stress disorders (PTSD), depression, and anxiety. While existing studies assess the prevale...

    Authors: Lijuan Quan, Wei Lu, Rui Zhen and Xiao Zhou
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:228
  22. Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Approximately one-third of patients with MDD do not respond to treatment, and often exhibit elevated inflammation biomarkers, which a...

    Authors: Nuno Sousa-Santos, Mónica Fialho, Teresa Madeira, Cátia Clara, Sofia Veiga, Raquel Martins, Neuza Barros, Gabriela Santos, Osvaldo Santos, Carolina Almeida, Licínia Ganança, Rui C. Campos, José Camolas, Alda Pereira da Silva, Maria Pedro Sucena Guarino and Maria João Heitor
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:227
  23. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with significant morbidity, but efficacious pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy are available. Data from the World Mental Health Surveys were used to investigat...

    Authors: Dan J. Stein, Alan E. Kazdin, Richard J. Munthali, Irving Hwang, Meredith G. Harris, Jordi Alonso, Laura Helena Andrade, Ronny Bruffaerts, Graça Cardoso, Stephanie Chardoul, Giovanni de Girolamo, Silvia Florescu, Oye Gureje, Josep Maria Haro, Aimee N. Karam, Elie G. Karam…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:226
  24. The pathogenesis of schizophrenia is still unknown. Nearly a half of schizophrenic patients have depressive symptoms and even some impulsive behaviors. The definite diagnosis of schizophrenia is an immense cha...

    Authors: Shan Li, Cailian Lu, Lin Kang, Qianqian Li, Hongxu Chen, Han Zhang, Ziling Tang, Yanwen Lin, Meiyan Bai and Peng Xiong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:225
  25. Military and veteran populations are unique in their trauma exposures, rates of mental illness and comorbidities, and response to treatments. While reviews have suggested that internet-based Cognitive Behavior...

    Authors: Jenny JW Liu, Natalie Ein, Callista Forchuk, Sonya G. Wanklyn, Suriya Ragu, Samdarsh Saroya, Anthony Nazarov and J. Don Richardson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:223
  26. There are, to date, limited and inconsistent findings concerning the relationship between insight and psychotic symptoms, despite some evidence in favor of the clinical and therapeutic relevance of the insight...

    Authors: Christina Beainy, Chadia Haddad, Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Souheil Hallit and Georges Haddad
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:222
  27.  The Inventory of Parental Representations (IPR), a self-administered questionnaire, was developed primarily to identify styles of attachment in adolescence. However, it did not present stable psychometric pro...

    Authors: Marilou Lamourette, Fabienne Ligier, Francis Guillemin and Jonathan Epstein
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:221
  28. Family caregivers of dying cancer patients may suffer from grief experiences and bereavement complications. Previous studies have proposed some psycho-emotional interventions for the management of these compli...

    Authors: Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Naima Seyedfatemi, Jafar Bolhari, Naser Kamyari and Masoud Rezaei
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:220
  29. Post-traumatic stress disorder is the most common mental disorder occurring among survivors of road traffic accidents. However, it remains under-explored and is not taken into account in the health policies of...

    Authors: Geleta Mussa Yimer, Yonas Fissha Adem and Yosef Haile
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:218
  30. Previous studies have shown that insomnia affects human prefrontal function and that there are specific patterns of brain activation to counteract sleep and improve cognition. However, the effects of insomnia ...

    Authors: HuaSen Xu, YuXing Wang, Yi Ming Wang, YaQi Cao, PeiFan Li, YongXue Hu and GuangYuan Xia
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:217
  31. Fronto-Temporal Dementia (FTD) is a neurodegenerative disorder featuring frontotemporal lobe atrophy which leads to profound changes in behavior and cognition in the affected subjects. Considering that the ons...

    Authors: Liliana Dell’Osso, Ilaria Chiarantini, Chiara Bonelli, Gabriele Cappellato and Barbara Carpita
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:216
  32. Childhood and adolescence are critical periods for physical and mental development; thus, they are high-risk periods for the occurrence of mental disorders. The purpose of this study was to systematically eval...

    Authors: Zixiang Ye, Dongmei Wu, Xiaoyan He, Qin Ma, Jianyan Peng, Guoju Mao, Lanling Feng and Yuhao Tong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:215
  33. There is considerable evidence reporting an excitatory/inhibitory (E/I) cortical imbalance in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). However, previous findings on the direction of this imbalance and its relationship...

    Authors: Laura Colomar, Antonia San José Cáceres, Juan Álvarez-Linera, Javier González-Peñas, Abigail Huertas Patón, Daniel Martín de Blas, Ana Paloma Polo Arrondo, Andrea Solís, Emily Jones and Mara Parellada
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:213
  34. Anxiety and depression are common psychological comorbidities in patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP). There is still a lack of epidemiological studies on anxiety and depression in Chinese CP patients. This...

    Authors: Cui Chen, You Zhou, Dan Wang, Ge Li, Kun Yin, Hong Tao, Chun-Yan Wang, Zhao-Shen Li, Cun Wei and Liang-Hao Hu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:212
  35. A number of differences in joint attention behaviour between children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and typically developing (TD) individuals have previously been documented.

    Authors: Ryan Anthony de Belen, Hannah Pincham, Antoinette Hodge, Natalie Silove, Arcot Sowmya, Tomasz Bednarz and Valsamma Eapen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:211
  36. Depression is a common disease and the relapse of depression can cause functional impairment. Good medication adherence and relapse prevention should be targeted to achieve normal functioning. This study aimed...

    Authors: Jarurin Pitanupong and Jakkapon Sammathit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:210
  37. Primary studies have estimated the prevalence of depression and its determinants among diabetes patients. However, studies synthesizing this primary evidence are limited. Hence, this systematic review aimed to...

    Authors: Kirubel Dagnaw Tegegne, Natnael Atnafu Gebeyehu and Mesfin Wudu Kassaw
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:209
  38. Depression during the perinatal period (during pregnancy and the year after childbirth) is common and associated with a range of negative effects for mothers, infants, family members, and wider society. Althou...

    Authors: Danelle Pettman, Heather O’Mahen, Oscar Blomberg, Agneta Skoog Svanberg, Louise von Essen and Joanne Woodford
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:208
  39. Disruptive and aggressive behavior is frequent in patients with a psychotic disorder; furthermore, it is a recurrent reason for compulsory admission. Even during treatment, many patients continue to show aggre...

    Authors: Georgia Tseligkaridou, Stephan T. Egger, Tobias R. Spiller, Lena Schneller, Fritz Frauenfelder, Stefan Vetter, Erich Seifritz and Achim Burrer
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:205
  40. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and schizotypal disorder (SD) both have a heterogenous presentation, with significant overlaps in symptoms and behaviour. Due to elevated recognition and knowledge of ASD worldwi...

    Authors: Rizwan Parvaiz, Erik Vindbjerg, Bernard Crespi, Francesca Happe, Rik Schalbroeck, Zainab Al-Sayegh, Ida-Marie Danielsen, Bruce Tonge, Poul Videbech and Ahmad Abu-Akel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:200

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