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  1. Sleep is necessary for healthy development and mental wellbeing. Despite this, many children do not get the recommended duration of sleep each night, and many experience sleep problems. Although treatable, exi...

    Authors: M. Subotic-Kerry, A. Werner-Seidler, B. Corkish, P. J. Batterham, G. Sicouri, J. Hudson, H. Christensen, B. O’Dea and S. H. Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:684
  2. Prescribing the optimal antipsychotic treatment to schizophrenia is very important as it is well established that patients have different sensitivity to the available antipsychotic drugs. The genotype of the HTR2...

    Authors: Yulong Wang, Xingru Tan, Zhoufangyuan Chen, Bide Zhang, Yunzhi Gao and Yanlong Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:682
  3. After the original 15-item Drive for Muscularity Scale developed by McCreary et al. in 2004, a more theoretically based scale that replicates the original DMS subscales with a better conceptual clarity and a s...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Diana Malaeb, Mariam Dabbous, Rabih Hallit, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:680
  4. Dietary acid load seems to be associated with psychological disorders through several mechanisms, and may barricade their treatment and recovery. The aim of current study was to evaluate the relationship betwe...

    Authors: Hossein Bahari, Najmeh Seifi, Elahe Foroumandi, Fatemeh Kourepaz, Hediye Erfaniyan Shahabi, Kimia Ervin, Nahid Khabari, Gordon A. Ferns and Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:679
  5. Previous studies have shown that an antioxidant diet is a protective factor against depression. However, the association between niacin, an important antioxidant consumed from the diet, and depression has rece...

    Authors: Sheng Tian, Lanxiang Wu, Heqing Zheng, Xianhui Zhong, Mingxu Liu, Xinping Yu and Wei Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:678
  6. COVID-19 caused mild to severe infections in humans. The long-term epidemic environment harms people’s mental health. To explore the impact of the epidemic on people’s mental and psychological conditions, we s...

    Authors: Han-Yu Zhu, Yi-Mo Guo, Zhi-Ming Pan, Yan Wang, Meng-Li Zhang, Ru-Huang Zhu, Zhang-Ping Li and Zhen Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:677
  7. Literature has typically associated delusional disorder with a poorer prognosis relative to schizophrenia, without considering the confounding effect of age despite the differential age of onset. This study th...

    Authors: Christy Lai Ming Hui, Evie Wai Ting Chan, Priscilla Wing Man Hui, Tiffany Junchen Tao, Elise Chun Ning Ho, Bertha Sze Ting Lam, Sally Hiu Wah See, Yi Nam Suen, Wing Chung Chang, Sherry Kit Wa, Edwin Ho Ming Lee and Eric Yu Hai Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:676
  8. The Smartphone Application-Based Addiction Scale (SABAS) is a validated 6-item measurement tool for assessing problematic smartphone use (PSU). However, the absence of established cutoff points for SABAS hinde...

    Authors: Pu Peng, Zhangming Chen, Silan Ren, Yi Liu, Ruini He, Yudiao Liang, Youguo Tan, Jinsong Tang, Xiaogang Chen and Yanhui Liao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:675
  9. Dysfunctional metacognitive processes and emotional dysregulation have been widely documented in the eating disorder literature. Despite numerous research and recent consensus suggesting the categorization of ...

    Authors: Sarah Gerges, Vanessa Azzi, Dora Bianchi, Fiorenzo Laghi, Sara Pompili, Diana Malaeb, Sahar Obeid, Michel Soufia and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:674
  10. Clozapine is the only antipsychotic medication with proven efficacy against treatment-resistant schizophrenia. This multicenter retrospective cohort study aimed to evaluate the impact of a delay in clozapine i...

    Authors: Masakazu Hatano, Hiroyuki Kamei, Ippei Takeuchi, Kazuhiko Gomi, Takashi Sakakibara, Shogo Hotta, Satoru Esumi, Kiyotaka Tsubouchi, Yoshihito Shimizu and Shigeki Yamada
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:673
  11. Clients with severe mental illness (SMI) have overall poor physical health. SMI reduces life expectancy by 5–17 years, primarily due to physical comorbidity linked to cardiometabolic risks that are mainly driv...

    Authors: Meike M. Hoogervorst, Berno van Meijel, Esther Krijnen-de Bruin, Aartjan Beekman, Nynke Boonstra and Marcel Adriaanse
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:672
  12. Despite the close relationship between sleep–wake cycles and depression symptoms, the relationship between sleep midpoint and depression symptoms in adults remains understudied.

    Authors: Jiahui Yin, Huayang Wang, Siyuan Li, Leiyong Zhao, Yanwei You, Jiguo Yang and Yuanxiang Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:671
  13. There is a concern that exposure to psychosocial stressors during the COVID-19 pandemic may have led to a higher incidence of mental disorders. Thus, this study aimed to compare trends in incidence rates of de...

    Authors: Pia Jensen, Bo Engdahl, Kristin Gustavson, Ingunn Olea Lund, Johanne Hagen Pettersen, Christian Madsen, Lars Johan Hauge, Ann Kristin Skrindo Knudsen, Anne Reneflot, Ragnhild Eek Brandlistuen, Helga Ask and Ragnar Nesvåg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:668

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:874

  14. Fatigue is a core symptom of major depressive disorder (MDD) and is frequently refractory to antidepressant treatment, leading to unfavorable clinical/psychosocial outcomes. Dysfunctional self-reported interoc...

    Authors: Michael Eggart, Juan Valdés-Stauber, Bruno Müller-Oerlinghausen and Martin Heinze
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:667
  15. Infertility affects different aspects of couples’ lives, so it may cause problems in couples’ emotional relationships by increasing marital conflicts. This study aimed to determine Infertility-related stress a...

    Authors: Fatemeh Shayesteh-Parto, Seyedeh Batool Hasanpoor-Azghady, Soheila Arefi and Leila Amiri-Farahani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:666
  16. Appropriate medication is very important for pilots with acute stress disorder. Improper medication can not only affect the physical and mental health of the pilots but can also endanger flight safety. Hence, ...

    Authors: Xing Gao, Zhenzhen Wang, Li Guo, Yanan Gu, Lei Song, Zhongying Wu, Fengzhan Li, Yinchuan Jin and Qun Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:664
  17. Assumed differences in gender role attitudes (GRAs) of German adolescents and refugee adolescents from the Middle East are often discussed, but rarely investigated. Presumed differences in GRAs across cultures...

    Authors: Hannah Nilles, Usama EL-Awad, Denny Kerkhoff, Johanna Braig, Pia Schmees, Yasemin Kilinc, Jana-Elisa Rueth, Heike Eschenbeck and Arnold Lohaus
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:663
  18. Autistic people demonstrate focused interests, sensitivity to sensory stimulation, and, compared with the general population, differences in social communication and interaction. We examined whether a combinat...

    Authors: Fumiyo Oshima, William Mandy, Mikuko Seto, Minako Hongo, Aki Tsuchiyagaito, Yoshiyuki Hirano, Chihiro Sutoh, Siqing Guan, Yusuke Nitta, Yoshihito Ozawa, Yohei Kawasaki, Toshiyuki Ohtani, Jiro Masuya, Noriko Takahashi, Noriyuki Sato, Shizuka Nakamura…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:661
  19. The study of resilience among transition-age youth (aged 16–29 years) living with serious mental illness (SMI) has provided a promising new direction for research with the capacity to explore individuals’ stre...

    Authors: Amy E. Nesbitt, Catherine M. Sabiston, Melissa L. deJonge, Skye P. Barbic, Nicole Kozloff and Emily J. Nalder
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:660
  20. Impulsivity is a transdiagnostic feature linked to severe clinical expression and a potential target for psychopharmacological strategies. Biological underpinnings are largely unknown, but involvement of immun...

    Authors: Gabriela Hjell, Jaroslav Rokicki, Attila Szabo, René Holst, Natalia Tesli, Christina Bell, Thomas Fischer-Vieler, Maren Caroline Frogner Werner, Synve Hoffart Lunding, Monica Bettina Elkjær Greenwood Ormerod, Ingrid Torp Johansen, Srdjan Djurovic, Thor Ueland, Ole Andreas Andreassen, Ingrid Melle, Trine Vik Lagerberg…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:659
  21. Research on health anxiety has bloomed in recent years, but summaries of the literature are complicated by the use of dissimilar self-report questionnaires. Furthermore, these instruments have rarely been admi...

    Authors: Erland Axelsson, Susanna Österman and Erik Hedman-Lagerlöf
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:658
  22. The purposes of the current study are two-fold. Study 1 aimed to examine the psychometric properties of the Spence Children’s Anxiety Scale (SCAS) in a Taiwanese sample. Study 2 aimed to explore the immediate ...

    Authors: Hsiu-Lan Shelley Tien, Yi-Ning Su, Aizi Zhang, Isana Kaichi, Takako Koshiba, Sho Okawa, Yuko Urao and Eiji Shimizu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:657
  23. The aim of our study was to evaluate the expression of the CASP3 gene at both mRNA and protein levels in patients with depressive disorders and to determine the impact of caspase 3 in the pathogenesis of depressi...

    Authors: Katarzyna Bliźniewska-Kowalska, Piotr Gałecki, Janusz Szemraj, Kuan-Pin Su, Jane Pei-Chen Chang and Małgorzata Gałecka
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:656
  24. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a general lockdown was enacted across Germany in March 2020. As a consequence, patients with mental health conditions received limited or no treatment in day hospitals and...

    Authors: Karsten Link, Svenja Christians, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Hans Jörgen Grabe and Neeltje van den Berg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:654
  25. Members of the Arab minority in Israel are at increased risk of developing mental illness, although less likely to seek care and have accessible treatment. This study compares trends in psychiatric hospitaliza...

    Authors: Sharon Florentin, Paola Rosca, Inbal Reuveni, Razek Haled and Yehuda Neumark
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:653
  26. Loneliness and social isolation are increasingly recognised as prevalent among people with mental health problems, and as potential targets for interventions to improve quality of life and outcomes, as well as...

    Authors: Eiluned Pearce, Mary Birken, Sarah Pais, Millie Tamworth, Yutung Ng, Jingyi Wang, Beverley Chipp, Ellena Crane, Merle Schlief, Jinyan Yang, Aggelos Stamos, Lui Kwan Cheng, Maria Condon, Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, James B. Kirkbride, David Osborn…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:652
  27. Evidence shows that negative symptoms of schizophrenia and underlying dysfunctional cognition are related to persistently low functioning and quality of life. However, despite the abundance of existing recover...

    Authors: Daniel Fu Keung Wong, Yves Cho Ho Cheung, Xiaoyu Zhuang, Yat-nan Petrus Ng, Lindsey G. Oades and Shengquan Sam Ye
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:651
  28. Reward sensitivity constitutes a potential key mechanism regarding the etiology and maintenance of mental disorders, especially depression. However, due to a lack of longitudinal studies, the temporal dynamics...

    Authors: L. Potsch and W. Rief
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:650
  29. Hyperglycemia and metabolic syndrome (MetS) are common in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). This study aimed to explore the prevalence and clinical factors of MetS in first-episode and drug-naïve ...

    Authors: Siyang Zheng, Zhiyang Wang, Limin Yang and Xiangyang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:649
  30. Clinical staging has been widely used to predict and optimize the treatment of medical disorders. Different models have been proposed to map the development, progression, and extension of psychiatric disorders...

    Authors: Fatima Hamieh, Souheil Hallit, Chadia Haddad, Sahar Obeid and Francois Kazour
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:648
  31. This study aims to provide a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature on The Effect of Web-Based Educational Interventions on Mental Health Literacy, Stigma and Help-seeking intentions/attitudes i...

    Authors: Abouzar Nazari, Gholamreza Garmaroudi, Abbas Rahimi Foroushani and Maede Hosseinnia
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:647
  32. The Social Phobia Scale (SPS) and the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS) are widely used self-report questionnaires to assess symptoms of social anxiety. While SPS measures social performance anxiety, SIA...

    Authors: Dajana Šipka, Jeannette Brodbeck, Ava Schulz, Timo Stolz and Thomas Berger
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:646
  33. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is related to working memory impairment. Since patients with OCD have difficulty controlling their obsessive thoughts, removal of irrelevant information might be important i...

    Authors: Young Jun Boo, Do-Won Kim, Jin Young Park, Bong Soo Kim, Jin Woo Chang, Jee In Kang and Se Joo Kim
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:645
  34. There is ongoing debate regarding the treatment of severe and multiple traumatized children and adolescents with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Many clinicians favor a phase-based treatment approach (i...

    Authors: Rik Knipschild, Helen Klip, Doenja van Leeuwaarden, Mariken J. R. van Onna, Ramon J. L. Lindauer, Wouter G. Staal, Iva A. E. Bicanic and Ad de Jongh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:644
  35. Exhaustion disorder is a stress-related diagnosis that was introduced in 2005 to the Swedish version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th edition (ICD-10)....

    Authors: Elin Lindsäter, Jakob Clason van de Leur, Christian Rück, Erik Hedman-Lagerlöf and Renzo Bianchi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:642
  36. During the COVID-19 pandemic, technologies such as videoconferencing were used to deliver mental health appointments remotely online. For many people, this was a change from previous methods of mental healthc...

    Authors: Lucy Biddle, Jane Derges, Bethany Cliffe, Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Myles-Jay Linton, Paul Moran and Helen Bould
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:641
  37. During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses' workload increased dramatically, and nurses faced the risk of infection and multiple ethical dilemmas. In such a situation, nurse burnout was elevated, which tended to exa...

    Authors: Jingjun Wang, Xia Huang, Mengmeng Wang, Lei Huang and Ya Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:639
  38. Previous studies suggested that childhood maltreatment is associated with poor health outcomes. While not everyone who experiences abuse as a child goes on to experience poor mental health, some traumatized pe...

    Authors: Chao Li, Guanyi Lv, Bangshan Liu, Yumeng Ju, Mi Wang, Qiangli Dong, Jinrong Sun, Xiaowen Lu, Liang Zhang, Ping Wan, Hua Guo, Futao Zhao, Mei Liao, Yan Zhang, Lingjiang Li and Jin Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:637
  39. Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has become a major lifestyle disease endangering human health worldwide. Patients with T2DM face varying degrees of loneliness, which adversely affects their family and the larg...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Xiangning Li, Yaxin Bi, Yinshi Kan, Hongyuan Liu, Lin Liu, Yan Zou, Ning Zhang, Li Fang and Weijuan Gong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:636
  40. There are overlapping effects of screen time and sleep on children’s behavior. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship of screen time with behavior problems in children with autism spectrum d...

    Authors: Hanyu Dong, Tiantian Wang, Junyan Feng, Yang Xue and Feiyong Jia
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:635
  41. Exercise is recommended to protect physical health among people with severe mental illness and holds the potential to facilitate long-term recovery. An inclusive exercise community provides an opportunity for...

    Authors: Bolette Skjødt Rafn, Martin Færch Andersen, Victor Sørensen, Eik Dybboe Bjerre, Lone Baandrup, Ditte Lammers Vernal, Ole Mors, Filip Krag Knop, Rasmus Trap Wolf, Anders Tolver, Joseph Firth, Nikolaj Nøhr, Søren T. Skou, Bjørn H. Ebdrup and Julie Midtgaard
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:634

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