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  1. Children of parents with a mental illness are at high risk of developing a mental disorder as a result of transgenerational transmission. Without effective intervention, they could form the next generation of ...

    Authors: Adéla Farářová, Hana Papežová, Jana Gricová, Tereza Štěpánková, Václav Čapek, Charlotte Reedtz, Camilla Lauritzen and Karin van Doesum
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:715
  2. The agenesis of corpus callosum (ACC) could impair the connectivity of the hemispheres of the cerebral cortex and cause cognitive impairments, social and behavioral issues, and even psychiatric disorders. Alth...

    Authors: Runnan Yang, Yuan Cao, Danmei He, Wen Dang, Changjian Qiu and Wei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:714
  3. Mental Health Literacy (MHL) has become a focus of research in recent decades, as a prerequisite for early identification and intervention for mental health problems. Although several instruments have been dev...

    Authors: Luísa Campos, Pedro Dias, Marisa Costa, Laura Rabin, Rona Miles, Sumi Lestari, Rania Feraihan, Neera Pant, Natthaphansan Sriwichai, Waraporn Boonchieng and Luxi Yu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:713
  4. Smartphone addiction bodes adverse consequences, affecting different populations, including medical students. Parental bonding in childhood had been associated with addiction and recovery in later life. Theref...

    Authors: Chunyu Xin, Ning Ding, Nan Jiang, Honghe Li and Deliang Wen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:712
  5. Suicide is one of the most important and increasing public health agenda around the world. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns have been raised about the potential adverse impacts of the pandemic on suicide-...

    Authors: Nigatu Geda, Cindy Feng and Brice Peters
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:711
  6. Efavirenz (EFV)-induced neuropsychiatric toxicity bothers people living with HIV (PLHIV). Neuropsychiatric adverse effects of EFV may differ by length of time on EFV-based antiretroviral treatment (ART).

    Authors: Jing Xiao, Ying Liu, Bei Li, Leidan Zhang, Junyan Han and Hongxin Zhao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:710
  7. Psychiatric disorders are characterized by alteration in emotions, mood and behavior. Genetics is known to play a significant role in the development of psychiatric disorders. Genome-wide association studies h...

    Authors: Ambreen Kanwal, Sohail A. Sheikh, Amina Iftikhar, Sadaf Naz and José V. Pardo
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:709
  8. Coping and accepting stressful events can lead to positive psychological changes, growth, and excellence. In this regard, the present study was conducted to determine the relationship between coping styles and...

    Authors: Akram Farhadi, Masoud Bahreini, Ainaz Moradi, Kamran Mirzaei and Reza Nemati
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:708
  9. This study compared clinical characteristics, concurrent disorders, level of function, and quality of life in adults with bipolar (BD) or major depressive disorder (MDD) in those with/without adult attention d...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Sadeghian Nadooshan, Zahra Shahrivar, Javad Mahmoudi Gharaie and Leyla Salehi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:707
  10. Occupation groups like police officers and fire fighters are exposed to a number of traumatic events which put them at a risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Previous studies have found th...

    Authors: Rogers Agenda Isabirye, Justine Diana Namuli and Eugene Kinyanda
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:706
  11. Psychotropic polypharmacy and high-dose prescribing may play a role in therapy, however, with associated risks. The aim of this study was to describe current prescribing practices and use of four psychotropic ...

    Authors: Jie Hu, Sara S McMillan, Theo Theodoros, Jack C Collins, Sarira El-Den, Claire L O’Reilly and Amanda J Wheeler
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:705
  12. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic had a devastating effect on college students worldwide. Here, the authors aimed to determine the prevalence of anxiety and its related coping strategies, provid...

    Authors: Firas K. Almarri, Ali M. Alaseem, Muteb S. Alanazi, Salman I. Alyahya, Naif H. Alsanad, Khalid E. Alswayed, Jowaher S. Alanazi, Tareq N. Alharby and Saleh A. Alghamdi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:704
  13. The development of a valid and simple-to-use self-administered tool in Asian adolescents for clinical screening and intervention remains limited. The present study assessed the psychometric characteristics and...

    Authors: Hang Ip, Yi Nam Suen, Christy Lai Ming Hui, Stephanie Ming Yin Wong, Sherry Kit Wa Chan, Edwin Ho Ming Lee, Michael Tak Hing Wong and Eric Yu Hai Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:703
  14. Worldwide, mental health issues constitute a substantial threat to people’s social, economic, and mental well-being and contribute significantly to many fatalities each year. In Bangladesh, people with mental ...

    Authors: Tunvir Ahamed Shohel, Nishad Nasrin, Fariha Farjana, Taufiq-E-Ahmed Shovo, Aisha Rahman Asha, Morsheda Akter Heme, Ashraful Islam, Pranto Paul and Md. Tanvir Hossain
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:702
  15. The 14-item Short Health Anxiety Inventory (SHAI-14) is a common measure of health anxiety but its screening properties have not been studied. The aims of this study were to evaluate the SHAI-14 as a screening...

    Authors: Susanna Österman, Erland Axelsson, Nils Lindefors, Erik Hedman-Lagerlöf, Maria Hedman-Lagerlöf, Dorian Kern, Cecilia Svanborg and Volen Z. Ivanov
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:701
  16. Depression and anxiety are topical concerns worldwide, especially among adolescents. Besides, biological rhythm disorder as a candidate mechanism for mood disorders is highly prevalent, but relevant research a...

    Authors: Xin Zeng, Yiyang Chen, Qian Zhang, Yexin Jin, Yalin Song, Kunyu Xue, Hao Lou, Ran Li, Xiaomin Lou and Xian Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:700
  17. For psychiatric service users suffering from severe mental disorders, the social support provided by personal social networks is essential for living a meaningful life within the community. However, the import...

    Authors: François Wyngaerden, Raffaele Vacca, Vincent Dubois and Vincent Lorant
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:698
  18. As severe mental illness (SMI) is associated with a high disease burden and persistent nature, patients with SMI are often subjected to long-term mental healthcare and are in need of additional social support ...

    Authors: Anne Kleijburg, Ben Wijnen, Silvia M. A. A. Evers, Hans Kroon and Joran Lokkerbol
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:697
  19. Although theoretical efforts have been made to address the cognitive learning styles of individuals on the autism spectrum, no instrument to measure such learning styles is currently available. The current stu...

    Authors: Seyed Mohammad Mahdi Moshirian Farahi and Craig Leth-Steensen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:696
  20. People with severe mental illness (SMI) often suffer from long-lasting symptoms that negatively influence their social functioning, their ability to live a meaningful life, and participation in society. Interv...

    Authors: Lisanne Elisabeth Maria Koomen, Ilona Hendrika Theodora van de Meent, Jeroen Deenik, Edwin van Dellen, Hugo Gerard Schnack, Henri van Werkhoven, Wilma Elisabeth Swildens, Berno van Meijel, Wouter Staal, Frederike Jörg, Floortje Scheepers and Wiepke Cahn
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:695
  21. Both augmented inflammatory reaction and low vitamin D status are associated with depression but the magnitude of their relationships is unclear. This study was, therefore, conducted to evaluate the effects of...

    Authors: Mina Kaviani, Bahareh Nikooyeh, Farnaz Etesam, Siroos Jahangiri Behnagh, Hamed Mohammadi Kangarani, Mohammad Arefi, Parichehreh Yaghmaei and Tirang R. Neyestani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:694
  22. Childcare facilities are a factor that lowers the established association of mother’s postnatal psychiatric symptoms with children's behavioral problems. However, no studies have considered the prenatal psychi...

    Authors: Ippei Takahashi, Keiko Murakami, Mika Kobayashi, Saya Kikuchi, Ayaka Igarashi, Taku Obara, Mami Ishikuro, Fumihiko Ueno, Aoi Noda, Tomomi Onuma, Fumiko Matsuzaki, Natsuko Kobayashi, Hirotaka Hamada, Noriyuki Iwama, Masatoshi Saito, Junichi Sugawara…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:693
  23. Multiple studies indicate that the prevalence of mental disorders in high-income countries has remained stable or increased despite substantial increases in the provision of care, leading some authors to quest...

    Authors: Adam Skinner, Jo-An Occhipinti, Yun Ju Christine Song and Ian B. Hickie
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:692
  24. Perceived stress scale (PSS) is the most widely used tool for assessing stressful life events and its management. However, its validity and Reliability in Ethiopian Amharic language is not assessed.

    Authors: Bitew Sintayehu Tsegaye, Amanuel Kidane Andegiorgish, Abebe Feyissa Amhare and Habtamu Belay Hailu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:691
  25. Individuals with serious mental illness often do not receive guideline-concordant metabolic screening and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing, contributing to increased morbidity and premature mortality...

    Authors: Alison R. Hwong, D. Nyasha Chagwedera, Marilyn Thomas, Grace Niu, Judy Quan, Eric Vittinghoff, Dean Schillinger, John W. Newcomer, Ana Gonzalez, Susan Essock and Christina Mangurian
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:687
  26. Psychiatric classifications are understood in many different ways. For children with ADHD and their parents, psychoeducation is an important source of information for shaping their understanding. Moreover, psy...

    Authors: Myrte J. M. van Langen, Rebeka Szőke, Dominique N. J. Rijkelijkhuizen, Sarah Durston and Branko M. van Hulst
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:690
  27. Using bipolar disorder (BD) as a control, we explored the possible developmental process of impaired glucose metabolism rhythm.

    Authors: Wenjiao Min, Bo Zhou, Zhengyu Li, Nie Tang, Xu Zhang, Jinxiang Wang, Yuexin Chen, Yaling Zhou, Ruhan A, Lei Tang, Gang Li and Xueli Sun
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:689
  28. Anhedonia is a core feature of major depressive disorder (MDD), and as a subtype of depression, MDD with anhedonia may have exceptional neurobiological mechanisms. However, the neuropathology of anhedonia in M...

    Authors: Shaojia Lu, Jiamin Shao, Qian Feng, Congchong Wu, Zhe Fang, Lili Jia, Zheng Wang, Shaohua Hu, Yi Xu and Manli Huang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:688
  29. A "suicide pact" is a joint and actively induced death of two individuals with the essential and unavoidable characteristic of a mutual consent. One of the partners (dominant in the relationship, commonly male...

    Authors: Benedetta Nardi, Luca Del Prete, Giulia Amatori, Barbara Carpita, Claudia Carmassi, Maurizio Pompili and Liliana Dell’Osso
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:686
  30. At present, the empty nest phenomenon is becoming more and more serious in the world, especially in China, and its health problems deserve attention. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to explore the impa...

    Authors: Huan Zhu, Lei He, Jiayi Peng, Xingyue LI, Bo Gao, Huan Zhou and Yang Wan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:685
  31. Clinical staging of bipolar disorder (BD) requires application of real-world data, as the next step in hypothesis. This study used the staging model to analyze the long-term course of BD in Korean patients bas...

    Authors: Yejin Lee, Dongbin Lee, Hyewon Jung, Yunji Cho, Ji Hyun Baek and Kyung Sue Hong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:684
  32. A wealth of evidence has illustrated that reductions in negative posttrauma cognitions (NPCs) predict improvement in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms during treatment. Yet, the specific temporal a...

    Authors: Philip Held, Debra L. Kaysen and Dale L. Smith
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:683
  33. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed an unprecedented physical and mental burden on healthcare workers who are frequently at high risk of infection, particularly in low-income countries. This study aimed to assess...

    Authors: Augusto Peñaranda, Elizabeth García, Lucia C. Pérez-Herrera, Annabelle Trojan, Daniel Peñaranda, Juan Molina and Sergio Moreno-López
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:682
  34. Schizophrenia is a devastating condition characterized by frequent recurrences, cognitive decline, and emotional and functional disabilities. This condition includes positive and negative symptoms and cognitiv...

    Authors: Najmeh Shahini, Seyed Mohammad Mousavi Zade Jazayeri, Reza Jahanshahi and Abdurrahman Charkazi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:681
  35. Childhood maltreatment (CM) has been associated with suicidal ideation (SI) in children and adolescents, yet the mediating role of mindfulness in this association remains unclear. This study aims to test the m...

    Authors: Xuemeng Liang, Wei Chang, Hailiang Ran, Die Fang, Yusan Che, Sifan Wang, Lin Chen, Hao Sun, Jin Lu and Yuanyuan Xiao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:680
  36. The knowledge of how the separate Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) subdimensions (impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattention) are associated with nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicidal beh...

    Authors: Olivia Ojala, Ralf Kuja-Halkola, Johan Bjureberg, Anna Ohlis, Martin Cederlöf, Eva Norén Selinus, Paul Lichtenstein, Henrik Larsson, Sebastian Lundström and Clara Hellner
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:679
  37. The 2020 coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has been raging for more than 20 months, putting significant strain on public health systems around the world. Despite the fact that the pandemic has been effectively m...

    Authors: Zedong Li, Jin Li, Yamin Li, Feng Tian, Jin Huang, Zhihong Wang and Mingming Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:678
  38. The sociodemographic characteristics and clinical features of the Late-life depression (LLD) patients in psychiatric hospitals have not been thoroughly studied in China. This study aimed to explore the psychia...

    Authors: Xiao Wang, Wenwang Rao, Xueyan Chen, Xinqiao Zhang, Zeng Wang, Xianglin Ma and Qinge Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:677
  39. Depression is among the common mental health problems in late-life and an important public health problem. Studies from both middle- and high-income countries have shown that depression is more common among ol...

    Authors: Ayele Semachew Kasa, Shu-Chun Lee and Hui-Chen (Rita) Chang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:675
  40. Common mental disorders are severe and frequent co-morbid psychiatric illnesses with epilepsy. Different study findings across the world showed that patients with epilepsy have a higher burden of mental disord...

    Authors: Getasew Mulat Bantie, Ashenafi Abate Woya, Girum Meseret Ayenew, Agumas Fentahun Ayalew and Abraham Amsalu Berneh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:674
  41. Previous studies on associations of alcohol use with memory decline showed inconclusive results. We examined these associations using longitudinal data from the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study (GBCS) and explor...

    Authors: Yu Meng Tian, Wei Sen Zhang, Chao Qiang Jiang, Feng Zhu, Ya Li Jin, Tong Zhu, Kar Keung Cheng and Lin Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:673
  42. Family caregivers are important allies for healthcare providers in facilitating the recovery process among people with mental illness (PWMI). The present study examined the factors associated with quality of l...

    Authors: Wan-Lin Cheng, Chih-Cheng Chang, Mark D. Griffiths, Cheng-Fang Yen, Jiun-Horng Liu, Jian-An Su, Chung-Ying Lin and Amir H. Pakpour
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:672
  43. Validated measures of patient-reported experiences are essential for assessing and improving the quality of mental health services and interventions. In Norwegian mental healthcare settings, the Client Satisfa...

    Authors: Henrik Pedersen, Audun Havnen, Martin Brattmyr, C. Clifford Attkisson and Mariela L. Lara-Cabrera
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:671
  44. Acceptance is considered a key variable in chronic diseases such as chronic renal failure. To achieve adaptation and acceptance, people face obstacles, and identifying these obstacles primarily requires self-a...

    Authors: Fatemeh Zarezadeh Mehrizi, Samaneh Bagherian, Ali Bahramnejad and Zohreh Khoshnood
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:670
  45. Perinatal markers of prenatal development are associated with offspring psychiatric symptoms. However, there is little research investigating the specificity of perinatal markers for the development of specifi...

    Authors: Lukas A. Basedow, Sören Kuitunen-Paul, Veit Roessner, Gunther H. Moll, Yulia Golub and Anna Eichler
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:668
  46. The way schizophrenia is portrayed in the media contributes to the dissemination of misinformation about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of mental disorders and has the potential to perpetuate or mitigate ...

    Authors: Nombuso Masinga, Patrick Nyamaruze and Olagoke Akintola
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:667
  47. Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is predictive of poorer mental health, greater psychiatric disorder risk, and lower positive mental health (PMH) during adulthood, outcomes potentially moderated by social support....

    Authors: Gillian Foley, Ken Fowler and Pam Button
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:666

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