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  1. In China, about 18.70% of the population aged 60 years and older are at risk of low personal mastery as well as anxiety and depression for a variety of reasons. The purpose of this study was to construct a sym...

    Authors: Zekun Bian, Renyan Xu, Bin Shang, Fei Lv, Weiyi Sun, Qian Li, Yijing Gong and Caifeng Luo
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:192
  2. Cognitive–behavioral therapy (CBT) effectively improves the clinical symptoms of social anxiety disorder. However, there are non-responders who cannot decrease their cost/probability bias significantly; hence,...

    Authors: Shota Noda, Kentaro Shirotsuki and Mutsuhiro Nakao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:190
  3. Reports at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic suggested differences in COVID-19-associated mortality between individuals with serious mental disorders (SMD) and the population at large.

    Authors: Anna Gibbs, Martin Maripuu, Louise Öhlund, Micael Widerström, Niklas Nilsson and Ursula Werneke
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:189
  4. COVID-19 impacted all students, especially those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), putting them at risk for disruption to their medication regimen and school performance. Our study aimed to...

    Authors: Peter J. Cunniff, Amil Ahsan, Catherine McCrary, Tracy Dien, Tristan H. Kuhn, Turaj Vazifedan and John W. Harrington
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:188
  5. Depression and anxiety are common and disabling mental health problems in children and young adults. Group cognitive behavioral therapy (GCBT) is considered that an efficient and effective treatment for these ...

    Authors: Zexin Lin, Junjie Zheng, Yang Wang, Zhao Su, Rongxin Zhu, Rongxun Liu, Yange Wei, Xizhe Zhang and Fei Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:187
  6. Personality, emotions, and olfaction exhibit partial anatomical overlap in the limbic system structure, establishing potential mechanisms between personality, affective disorders, and olfactory-related aspects...

    Authors: Binfeng Zhang, Xiuxia Li, Hongzhen Deng, Peixuan Tan, Wanyong He, Shuling Huang, Lu Wang, Hao Xu, Lei Cao and Guanghui Nie
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:185
  7. Melancholic depression (MD) is one of the most prevalent and severe subtypes of major depressive disorder (MDD). Previous studies have revealed inconsistent results regarding alterations in grey matter volume ...

    Authors: Zhaosong Chu, Lijin Yuan, Kun Lian, Mengxin He, Yi Lu, Yuqi Cheng, Xiufeng Xu and Zonglin Shen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:183
  8. The relationship between handgrip strength (HGS) and depression in patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) was unknown. Therefore, we aimed to clarify this association in a cohort of patients.

    Authors: Shuang Zhang, Shu-Xin Liu, Qi-Jun Wu, Zhi-Hong Wang, Hong Liu, Ping Xiao, Yan Lu, Cui Dong and Qing-Mei Meng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:182
  9. The Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) has been used in a range of occupational cohorts, but only recently in stone benchtop workers undergoing screening for silicosis. The aim of this study was to compare psycho...

    Authors: Fiona Hore-Lacy, StellaMay Gwini, Deborah C. Glass, Christina Dimitriadis, Javier Jimenez-Martin, Ryan F. Hoy, Malcolm R. Sim, Karen Walker-Bone and Jane Fisher
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:181
  10. Cohen syndrome (CS) is a rare autosomal recessive inherited condition characterized by pathological changes affecting multiple systems. The extensive clinical variability associated with CS poses a significant...

    Authors: Xinming Li, Sufang Qi, Wenjie Li, Xin Liu, Zhicheng Xue, Tiangui Yu and Guanglei Xun
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:180
  11. People with schizophrenia often face challenges such as lower psychological resilience, reduced self-worth, and increased social stigma, hindering their recovery. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) has...

    Authors: Jiali Dai, Dawei Sun, Bohui Li, Yang Zhang, Meiling Wen, Haina Wang and Hongsheng Bi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:179
  12. Observational studies have suggested a link between panic disorder (PD) and Alzheimer disease (AD). This study aimed to identify the underlying association of PD with the risk of AD using Mendelian randomization.

    Authors: Yueqin Tian, Qiuping Ye, Jia Qiao, Lian Wang, Yong Dai, Hongmei Wen and Zulin Dou
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:178
  13. A growing literature points to the critical role schools can play in promoting improved psychosocial wellbeing and resilience among first- and second-generation Arab immigrant and refugee adolescents, but few ...

    Authors: Ilana Seff, Lindsay Stark, Ali Ali, Danielle Sarraf, Wafa Hassan and Carine Allaf
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:176
  14. Cannabis use disorder (CUD) is increasingly common and contributes to a range of health and social problems. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid recognised for its anticonvulsant, anxiolytic an...

    Authors: Anjali K. Bhardwaj, Llew Mills, Michael Doyle, Arshman Sahid, Mark Montebello, Lauren Monds, Shalini Arunogiri, Paul Haber, Valentina Lorenzetti, Dan I. Lubman, Peter Malouf, Mary E. Harrod, Adrian Dunlop, Tom Freeman and Nicholas Lintzeris
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:175
  15. Infertility is a prominent problem affecting millions of couples worldwide. Recently, there has been a hightened emphasis on elucidating the subtle linkages between infertility treatment leveraging assisted re...

    Authors: Kimia Sahraian, Hamed Abdollahpour Ranjbar, Bahia Namavar Jahromi, Ho Nam Cheung, Joseph Ciarrochi and Mojtaba Habibi Asgarabad
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:174
  16. Inflammation has an important role in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to investigate the levels of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) in male patien...

    Authors: Haidong Yang, Ruijie Peng, Man Yang, Jing Zhang, Zhihui Shi and Xiaobin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:173
  17. Whether perceived stress is associated with loneliness and depressive symptoms in general adults, and to what extent sleep quality mediates the associations, remains unknown. The aim of this study was to estim...

    Authors: Xiao Wang, Xingqi Cao, Jiening Yu, Shuyi Jin, Shengyi Li, Liying Chen, Zuyun Liu, Xuan Ge and Yangzhen Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:172
  18. Despite the fact that studies indicate that earthquake trauma is associated with numerous psychological consequences, the mediating mechanisms leading to these outcomes have not been well-studied. Therefore, t...

    Authors: Farshad Ahmadi, Mohammad Ali Goodarzi, Mohammad Reza Taghavi and Mahdi Imani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:171
  19. To the best of our knowledge, the long term prevalence of symptoms of anxiety and depression in ICU admitted individuals after COVID-19 in Sweden during the first wave of the pandemic has not been investigated...

    Authors: Netha Hussain, Carina M. Samuelsson, Avril Drummond and Carina U. Persson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:170
  20. The ability to recognize one’s own emotions is associated with one’s ability to recognize others’ emotions. Beyond the domain of emotion, however, the relationship between recognition of one’s own internal sta...

    Authors: Chandni Gajperia, Jennifer McBride, Janet Treasure, Valentina Cardi and Rebecca Brewer
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:169
  21. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between ego-resiliency and the intensity of health behaviors among Polish health sciences students.

    Authors: Małgorzata Dębska-Janus, Paweł Dębski, Agnieszka Nawrocka, Jacek Polechoński, Wojciech Madejczyk and Karina Badura-Brzoza
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:168
  22. COVID-19 pandemic causes serious threats to people’s mental health, particularly it has huge negative mental health outcomes for adolescents. However, there is lack of studies examining COVID-19-related anxiet...

    Authors: Robera Demissie Berhanu, Jira Wakoya Feyisa, Jibril Dori Boru, Desalegn Emana Jabana, Birbirsa Sefera Senbeta, Million Girma Tekle, Yadeta Alemayehu and Hunde Tarafa Aga
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:167
  23. The Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test (RCFT) is a tool to evaluate cognitive function. Despite its usefulness, its scoring criteria are as complicated as its figure, leading to a low reliability. Therefore, t...

    Authors: Jin-Hyuck Park
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:166
  24. Mood disorders are strongly associated with melatonin disturbances. However, it is unclear whether there is a difference in melatonin concentrations and melatonin circadian rhythm profiles between depression a...

    Authors: Xinyu Li, Jiakuai Yu, Shuo Jiang, Liang Fang, Yifei Li, Shuangshuang Ma, Hui Kong, Ximing Qin and Daomin Zhu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:165
  25. Monitoring self-reported suicide attempts (SA) with nationally representative surveys is important to initiate suicide prevention strategies. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of SA and compare...

    Authors: TK Grimholt, T. Bonsaksen, T. Heir, I. Schou Bredal, L. Skogstad and Ø Ekeberg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:164
  26. Major depressive disorder is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, which is associated with a high disease burden. Current treatments using antidepressants have limitations, so using medication with ne...

    Authors: Atefeh Zandifar, Maryam Panahi, Rahim Badrfam and Mostafa Qorbani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:163
  27. The anxiety and their related disorders (AD) are the most common of all mental health conditions, and affect approximately 20% of pregnant and postpartum people. They are associated with significant distress a...

    Authors: Nichole Fairbrother, Bryn Stagg, Olivia Scoten, Cora Keeney and Claudia Cargnelli
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:162
  28. A significant association between women’s reproductive traits and the risk of schizophrenia (SCZ) has been discovered, but the causalities remain unclear. We designed a two-sample univariate Mendelian randomiz...

    Authors: Wenxi Sun, Xiaohui Wu, Haidong Yang, Shiting Yuan, Jun Chen, Yiru Fang and Xiaobin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:161
  29. When an individual is detained in hospital it is important that they maintain contact with their family, friends and communities as these can be helpful for their well-being and recovery. Maintaining these rel...

    Authors: Nicola Moran, Ruth Naughton-Doe, Mark Wilberforce, Emma Wakeman and Martin Webber
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:160
  30. Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric problems among Canadian youth and typically have an onset in childhood or adolescence. They are characterized by high rates of relapse and chronicity, often re...

    Authors: Laina McAusland, Christie L. Burton, Alexa Bagnell, Khrista Boylan, Taylor Hatchard, Patricia Lingley-Pottie, Abdullah Al Maruf, Patrick McGrath, Amanda S. Newton, Karen Rowa, Russell J. Schachar, S-M Shaheen, Sam Stewart, Paul D. Arnold, Jennifer Crosbie, Manuel Mattheisen…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:159
  31. Patients’ recall of memories from the ICU plays an important role in the occurrence of post-traumatic stress disorder. This study aimed to determine the effect of nurse-initiated diary intervention on post-tra...

    Authors: Elham Rashidi, Farideh Razban and Neda Asadi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:158
  32. The purpose of the study was to investigate the status of pregnancy stress and to explore factors associated with pregnancy stress among women by China’s two-child policy.

    Authors: Lijuan Zhang, Ruirui Huang, Jun Lei, Yongrong Liu and Dan Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:157
  33. Although gender differences in major depressive disorder (MDD) have been widely reported, there has not been much focus on gender differences in comorbidity. In patients with MDD and comorbid metabolic syndrom...

    Authors: Wenqi Gao, Zhifang Deng, Xiaonan Cai, Dan Zhang, Han Xiao and Xiangyang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:156
  34. Examining patients with first-episode psychosis (FEP) provides opportunities to better understand the mechanism underlying these illnesses. By incorporating quantitative measures in FEP patients, we aimed to (...

    Authors: Shun-Chun Yu, Tzung–Jeng Hwang, Chih-Min Liu, Hung-Yu Chan, Chian-Jue Kuo, Tsung-Tsair Yang, Jen-Pang Wang, Chen-Chung Liu, Ming H. Hsieh, Yi-Ting Lin, Yi-Ling Chien, Po-Hsiu Kuo, Ya-Wen Shih, Sung-Liang Yu, Hsuan-Yu Chen and Wei J. Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:155
  35. Seeking help for severe depressive symptoms remains a major obstacle for particular groups within the general population. Value-related attitudes might contribute to this treatment gap, particularly in rural r...

    Authors: Karsten Valerius, Linnéa von Eitzen, Mirjam Göbel, Heike Ohlbrecht, Neeltje van den Berg, Henry Völzke, Hans J. Grabe, Georg Schomerus and Sven Speerforck
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:153
  36. Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a prevalent psychiatric condition and the largest contributor to disability worldwide. MDD is highly recurrent, yet little is known about the mechanisms that occur following ...

    Authors: Stephanie T. Gumuchian, Ariel Boyle, Lori H. Hazel and Mark A. Ellenbogen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:152
  37. The needs and characteristics of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) create significant challenges in family life, particularly for spouses. Identifying the nature of these challenges from the ...

    Authors: Zahra Maddah, Reza Negarandeh, Soheil Rahimi and Shahzad Pashaeypoor
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:151
  38. High somatic comorbidity is common among patients in treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD). The present study aims to investigate changes in self-reported somatic health conditions and somatic symptoms among...

    Authors: Endre Dahlen Bjørnestad, John-Kåre Vederhus and Thomas Clausen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:149
  39. B4DT is a concentrated treatment format with prolonged sessions of exposure and ritual prevention (ERP) delivered over four consecutive days. Two previous open trials demonstrated promising results of the Berg...

    Authors: Solvei Harila Skjold, Kristen Hagen, Michael G. Wheaton, Kay Morten Hjelle, Thröstur Björgvinsson and Bjarne Hansen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:148
  40. Postpartum depression (PPD) is a major public health problem worldwide. Previous studies have shown that postpartum negative life events and neuroticism are both important risk factors for PPD. However, few st...

    Authors: Ningning Hu, Jie Luo, Wei Xiang, Guiying Yang, Ting Huang, Li Guan, Jufang Xu and Biao Peng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:147
  41. To investigate the incidence of depression in middle-aged and elderly patients with diabetes in China and the influencing factors to provide a theoretical basis to improve the mental health of middle-aged and ...

    Authors: Shuo Bai, Jinsong Wang, Jinteng Liu, Yamin Miao, Anqi Zhang and Ziyi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:146
  42. Few studies have examined the use of concentrated and intensified cognitive behaviour therapy for treating social anxiety disorder (SAD). The aim of this study was to examine the feasibility of the Bergen 4-Da...

    Authors: Bjarne Hansen, Thorstein Olsen Eide, Marie Aaslie Reiråskag, Kristian August Tjelle, Stian Solem and Kristen Hagen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:145
  43. Insomnia is a common health problem among cancer patients, which is not only a physical problem but also a psychological problem. Sleep plays an important role in the mental and somatic rehabilitation of cance...

    Authors: Ziyun Gao, Zihan Gao, Chen Zheng, Jianing Ma, Ying Zhao, Lin Zhang and Leilei Guo
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:144
  44. The association between polysubstance use disorder (pSUD), mental illness, and cognitive impairments is well established and linked to negative outcomes in substance use disorder treatment. However, it remains...

    Authors: Jens Hetland, Astri J. Lundervold and Aleksander H. Erga
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:143

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