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  1. The aims of this study were to conduct a cross-cultural validation of the Panic Disorder Severity Scale – Self-Report (PDSS-SR) and to examine psychometric properties of the French-Canadian version.

    Authors: Pasquale Roberge, Patricia Marx, Jonathan Couture, Nathalie Carrier, Annie Benoît, Martin D. Provencher, Martin M. Antony and Peter J. Norton
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:434
  2. Coercive measures continue to be an important topic in psychiatry. However, there is no proof of the effectiveness of the use of coercive measures, especially with suicidal people. For many years, attempts hav...

    Authors: Natalija Gavrilovic Haustein, Maurice Freudiger, Anna Hunziker, Urs Hepp, Lena Jellestad, Roland von Känel and Niklaus Stulz
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:431
  3. Virtual communities played an important role in mental health and well-being during the Covid-19 pandemic by providing access to others and thereby preventing loneliness. The pandemic has accelerated the urge ...

    Authors: C. Golz, D. Richter, N. Sprecher and C. Gurtner
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:430
  4. ADHD is common in psychiatric populations. This study aimed to compare clinical characteristics in adults with and without ADHD who presented with self-harm, and to compare later risk of suicidal behaviour wit...

    Authors: Petter Olsson, Stefan Wiktorsson, Lotta M. J. Strömsten, Ellinor Salander Renberg, Bo Runeson and Margda Waern
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:428
  5. To deliver appropriate mental healthcare interventions and support, it is imperative to be able to distinguish one person from the other. The current classification of mental illness (e.g., DSM) is unable to d...

    Authors: Chandril Chandan Ghosh, Duncan McVicar, Gavin Davidson, Ciaran Shannon and Cherie Armour
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:427
  6. Health risk behaviours (e.g., harmful drinking and smoking) often cluster together and can be associated with poor mental health and stress. This study examined how health risk behaviours cluster together in i...

    Authors: Patricia Irizar, Suzanne H. Gage, Victoria Fallon and Laura Goodwin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:426
  7. Decriminalizing suicide may decrease overall suicide rates because then individuals who are at risk of suicide would be more willing to seek help from the community and from mental health professionals, theref...

    Authors: Bob Lew, David Lester, Feisul Idzwan Mustapha, Paul Yip, Ying-Yeh Chen, Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam, Astrid Sinarti Hassan, Serena In, Lai Fong Chan, Norhayati Ibrahim, Caryn Mei Hsien Chan and Ching Sin Siau
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:424
  8. Informal primary caregivers provide crucial supports to loved ones experiencing serious mental illnesses with profound outcomes for the caregivers themselves. A comprehensive understanding of how different ser...

    Authors: George J. Karambelas, Kate Filia, Linda K. Byrne, Kelly A. Allott, Anuradhi Jayasinghe and Sue M. Cotton
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:422
  9. This PRISMA systematic literature review examined the use of digital data collection methods (including ecological momentary assessment [EMA], experience sampling method [ESM], digital biomarkers, passive sens...

    Authors: Daniel Zarate, Vasileios Stavropoulos, Michelle Ball, Gabriel de Sena Collier and Nicholas C. Jacobson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:421

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:530

  10. The incidence of adolescent suicide in Korea is increasing; however, nationwide data regarding short-term prediction of suicide attempts (SAs) is still limited. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the i...

    Authors: Kyung-Shin Lee, Daesung Lim, Jong-Woo Paik, Youn Young Choi, Jaehyun Jeon and Ho Kyung Sung
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:418
  11. Excessive alcohol use is common in young people and is associated with a range of adverse consequences including an increased risk of depression. Alcohol interventions are known to be effective in young people...

    Authors: Kim Fredman Stein, Jennifer L. Allen, Ross Robinson, Cassandra Smith, Katherine Sawyer and Gemma Taylor
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:417
  12. Pediatric nurses experience a wide rang of stressful events at work every day, which can trigger a lot of emotional responses. The objectives of this study were mainly to explore the potential interrelationshi...

    Authors: Yating Zhou, Xiaoli Guo and Huaying Yin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:416
  13. We design a diagnostic test to evaluate the effectiveness and accuracy of A non-intrusive Wearable Diagnostic Assessment System versus SNAP-IV for auxiliary diagnosis of children with ADHD.

    Authors: Jie Luo, Huanhuan Huang, Shuang Wang, Shengjian Yin, Sijian Chen, Lin Guan, Xinlong Jiang, Fan He and Yi Zheng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:415
  14. Methamphetamine (METH) dependence is a complex and dynamic public health problem. Long-term abuse of METH can increase numerous risks of mental and physical problems. Currently, the methods to reduce METH depe...

    Authors: He He, Siyao Zhou, Chenhui Peng, Wang Ran, Siyu Tong, Lan Hong, Fangfang Cai, Wei Jin, Yile Jiang, Mengjia Li, Xuanping Wang, Mengdan Luo, Wei Wang and Ke Zhao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:414
  15. Impulsivity and substance use disorders (SUD) have been both associated with changes in dopaminergic processes. In this study, we intended to evaluate the dopaminergic function in imprisoned SUD offenders thro...

    Authors: Jacinto Nuno da Costa Azevedo, Cláudia Carvalho, Maria Paula Serrão, Rui Coelho, Margarida Figueiredo-Braga and Maria Augusta Vieira-Coelho
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:412
  16. Physicians involved in medical errors (MEs) can experience loss of self-esteem and negative psychological experiences. They are called “second victims” of the ME.

    Authors: Imen Ben Saida, Sabil Grira, Radhouane Toumi, Amani Ghodhbani, Emna Ennouri, Khaoula Meddeb, Helmi Ben Saad and Mohamed Boussarsar
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:411
  17. Schizophrenia places a great humanistic and financial burden to patients, families, and societies, and the burden is substantially impacted by comorbid conditions. This study aimed to estimate the lifetime pre...

    Authors: Kenji Baba, Wenjia Guo, Yirong Chen, Tadashi Nosaka and Tadafumi Kato
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:410
  18. Social exclusion has far-reaching consequences that extend beyond regular activities and access to resources and knowledge; social exclusion is a major social determinant of health. However, there is a lack of...

    Authors: Babul Hossain, Varsha P. Nagargoje, Md Illias Kanchan Sk and Jyoti Das
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:409
  19. Resource-oriented interventions can be a low-cost option to improve care for patients with severe mental illnesses in low-resource settings. From 2018 to 2021 we conducted three randomized controlled trials te...

    Authors: Hana Sikira, Sabina Slatina Murga, Maja Muhić, Alma Džubur Kulenović and Stefan Priebe
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:408
  20. Developing predictive models for precision psychiatry is challenging because of unavailability of the necessary data: extracting useful information from existing electronic health record (EHR) data is not stra...

    Authors: Rosanne J. Turner, Femke Coenen, Femke Roelofs, Karin Hagoort, Aki Härmä, Peter D. Grünwald, Fleur P. Velders and Floortje E. Scheepers
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:407
  21. Choosing an antipsychotic medication is an important medical decision in the treatment of schizophrenia. This decision requires risk-benefit assessments of antipsychotics, and thus, shared-decision making betw...

    Authors: Spyridon Siafis, Nicola Bursch, Katharina Müller, Lisa Schmid, Florian Schuster, Jakob Waibel, Tri Huynh, Florian Matthes, Alessandro Rodolico, Peter Brieger, Markus Bühner, Stephan Heres, Stefan Leucht and Johannes Hamann
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:406
  22. Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) is an alternative to inpatient treatment for acute psychiatric crises management. However, evidence on CRHT effectiveness is still limited. In the Canton of Ticino (Sout...

    Authors: Emiliano Soldini, Maddalena Alippi, Maria Caiata Zufferey, Angela Lisi, Mario Lucchini, Emiliano Albanese, Raffaella Ada Colombo, Simona Rossa, Emilio Bolla, Zefiro Benedetto Mellacqua, Giuseppina Larghi, Severino Cordasco, Wolfram Kawohl, Luca Crivelli and Rafael Traber
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:405
  23. People with severe mental illness who reside in supported housing (SH) and need a high level of assistance are at risk of an everyday life with little meaning and low community participation. Interventions to ...

    Authors: Mona Eklund and Carina Tjörnstrand
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:404
  24. Depressed patients are prone to violent victimization, and patients who were victimized once are at increased risk to fall victim to violence again. However, knowledge on the context of victimization in depres...

    Authors: C. Christ, M. M. de Waal, M. J. Kikkert, D. G. Fluri, A. T.F. Beekman, J. J.M. Dekker and D. J.F. van Schaik
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:403
  25. The recent WHO data reported that a high treatment gap for behavioral illnesses (70%) in low- and- middle-income countries and the mortality rate of aggressive behavior reaches up to 32.1 per 100,000 populatio...

    Authors: Getasew Legas, Habte Belete and Sintayehu Asnakew
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:402
  26. ADHD is classically seen as a childhood disease, although it persists in one out of two cases in adults. The diagnosis is based on a long and multidisciplinary process, involving different health professionals...

    Authors: Arthur Trognon and Manon Richard
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:401
  27. Financial distress is thought to be a key reason why small-medium enterprise (SME) owners experience higher levels of mental health conditions compared with the broader population. Business advisors who form t...

    Authors: L. Saxon, S. Bromfield, S. H. Leow-Taylor, C. E. Vega, M. Berk, A. D. LaMontagne, A. J. Martin, M. Mohebbi, K. Nielsen, N. J. Reavley, A. Walker, A. Conway, A. de Silva, K. Memish, A. Rossetto, G. Tanewski…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:400
  28. Observational studies suggest that sleep disturbances are commonly associated with schizophrenia. However, it is uncertain whether this relationship is causal. To investigate the bidirectional causal relation ...

    Authors: Zhen Wang, Miao Chen, Yin-ze Wei, Chen-gui Zhuo, Hong-fei Xu, Wei-dong Li and Liang Ma
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:399
  29. Some studies have shown that childhood socioeconomic status (SES) can influence the development and progression of depression in adulthood. This study aimed to analyze the effects of childhood SES on depressiv...

    Authors: Lei Tang, Ruoyun Yin, Qian Hu, Zhaoya Fan and Fan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:398
  30. Suicide is a major public health concern in Brazil, with nearly 115,000 Brazilians dying by suicide in 2010–2019. As support for individuals at risk of suicide may come from the community, particularly family ...

    Authors: Simone Scotti Requena, Amanda Vidotto Cerqueira, Thais Alves Assumpção, Carlos Henrique Mesquita Peres, Alexandre Andrade Loch and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:397
  31. High-risk pregnancy causes different responses, including negative emotions, feelings of vulnerability and psychological stress in the mother. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of individual ...

    Authors: Sahar Aliabadi, Arezoo Shayan, Mansoureh Refaei, Leili Tapak and Latif Moradveisi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:396
  32. Depression is common among primary care patients in LMIC but treatments are largely ineffective. In this cluster-randomized controlled trial, we tested whether depression outcomes are different among recipient...

    Authors: Krishnamachari Srinivasan, Elsa Heylen, R. Johnson Pradeep, Prem K. Mony and Maria L. Ekstrand
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:394
  33. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of clinically heterogenic neurodevelopmental disorders, with intellectual disability being one of its common comorbidities. No large-sample, multicenter study has focu...

    Authors: Qian Zhang, Qiu Li, Ting Yang, Li Chen, Ying Dai, Hua Wei, Ke Wang, Feiyong Jia, Lijie Wu, Yan Hao, Ling Li, Jie Zhang, Xiaoyan Ke, Mingji Yi, Qi Hong, Jinjin Chen…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:393
  34. To assess the impact of a short psychoeducation intervention for antisocial personality disorder on offending after randomization to treatment.

    Authors: Morten Hesse, Adriana del Palacio-Gonzalez and Birgitte Thylstrup
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:392
  35. Although metacognition processes are a core feature of restrictive eating and alcohol cravings and entail an individual to control both of his/her emotions and thoughts, yet, to our knowledge, a scarcity of re...

    Authors: Vanessa Azzi, Dora Bianchi, Sara Pompili, Fiorenzo Laghi, Sarah Gerges, Marwan Akel, Diana Malaeb, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:391
  36. Authors: Daniel Opoku Agyemang, Erin Fanning Madden, Kevin English, Kamilla L. Venner, Rod Handy, Tejinder Pal Singh and Fares Qeadan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:390

    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:243

  37. Suicide is a major public health problem and for decades, it has remained one of the leading causes of injury and death worldwide. The objectives of this study were to investigate the prevalence of suicidal be...

    Authors: Abreha Addis Gesese and Okani Ojulu Ochan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:389
  38. Work-related stress (WRS) is becoming an alarmingly growing public health concern worldwide. Due to globalization and changes in working conditions, people in low-income countries face growing work-relates str...

    Authors: Yohanes Sime, Hailemariam Hailesilassie and Arefayne Alenko
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:387
  39. Suicide is a leading cause of maternal death during pregnancy and up to a year after birth. Psychological and psychosocial risk factors for maternal suicide ideation and behaviour have been identified but do n...

    Authors: Holly E. Reid, Daniel Pratt, Dawn Edge and Anja Wittkowski
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:386
  40. The coexistence of self-harm and aggression, which is referred to as dual-harm, is commonly seen in forensic population. Self-harm and aggression have often been studied separately, previous studies on risk fa...

    Authors: Ying Huang, Simei Zhang, Shaoling Zhong, Ningzhi Gou, Qiaoling Sun, Huijuan Guo, Ruoheng Lin, Weilong Guo, Hui Chen, Jizhi Wang, Jiansong Zhou and Xiaoping Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:385
  41. The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic significantly affected emergency department (ED) visits and urgent psychiatric consultation (UPC) seeking behavior in EDs. Our study explored the changes in UPCs during an...

    Authors: Chun-Hao Liu, Po-Chen Chen, Jian-Hong Chen and Chung-Cheng Yeh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:384
  42. Long-acting antipsychotics (e.g. 1-monthly (PP1M) / 3-monthly (PP3M) injection forms of paliperidone palmitate) have been developed to improve treatment continuation in schizophrenia patients. We aim to assess...

    Authors: Rui Cai, Flore Decuypere, Pierre Chevalier, Martin Desseilles, Martin Lambert, Eric Fakra, Antonie Wimmer, Pascal Guillon, Stefan Pype, Annabelle Godet and Valeria Borgmeier
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:382

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