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  1. We aimed to investigate the differences of metabolic disorders between the general population and psychiatric patients, with an emphasis on the prevalence and influencing factors of liver fibrosis in psychiatr...

    Authors: Huixia Li, Chi Chen, Yi Chen, Bing Han, Yingchao Chen, Jing Cheng, Ningjian Wang, Bin Wang and Yingli Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:206
  2. The fear of hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients with hypoglycemia has seriously affected their quality of life. They are always afraid of hypoglycemia and often take excessive action to av...

    Authors: Chao Wu, Wenwen Wang, Sizhe Cheng, Hongli Zhang, Lu Li, Ci Tian, Linyuan Zhang, Nana Chen, Juan Du, Lei Ren and Hongjuan Lang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:204
  3. Clear evidence of overprescribing of psychotropic medicines to manage behaviours that challenges in people with intellectual disabilities has led to national programmes within the U.K. such as NHS England’s ST...

    Authors: Danielle Adams, Richard P. Hastings, Ian Maidment, Chetan Shah and Peter E. Langdon
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:202
  4. The present study aimed at investigating the effect of sexual health education and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) on sexual assertiveness (primary outcome) and sexual satisfaction (secondary outcome) of ne...

    Authors: Sanaz Jangi, Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh, Niloufar Sattarzadeh-Jahdi, Mahmoud Farvareshi and Esmat Mehrabi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:201
  5. Dysfunctional cognitions related to sleep play a major role in insomnia but also in nightmares. Moreover, they are closely related to anxiety. To our knowledge, no study has probed the impact of non-constructi...

    Authors: Julie Faccini, Vrutti Joshi, Pierluigi Graziani and Jonathan Del-Monte
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:198
  6. There are about 80 million forcibly displaced people globally. Migrants are at heightened risk for mental illness compared to host country populations. While previous research highlights the need to adequately...

    Authors: Sara Delilovic, Ana Hagström, Jad Shedrawy, Anna Clara Hollander, Knut Lönnroth and Henna Hasson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:197
  7. Therapeutic patient education (TPE) programs are psycho-educational treatments suggested for all chronic diseases. For several years, these programs have been developing for people living with bipolar disorder...

    Authors: Marion Chirio-Espitalier, Yves-Antoine Harscoët, Mélanie Duval, Julien Jupille, Leïla Moret and Marie Grall-Bronnec
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:196
  8. To support healthcare workers (HCWs) during the increased burden caused by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, numerous recommendations for action and possible interventions have been developed. However, the actual prote...

    Authors: Theresa Halms, Martina Strasser, Irina Papazova, Philipp Reicherts, Giulia Zerbini, Svenja Grundey, Esther Täumer, Manuela Ohmer-Kluge, Miriam Kunz and Alkomiet Hasan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:195
  9. Peer workers support individuals experiencing mental health challenges by drawing on their shared lived experience. Peer support has become increasingly popular for young people with anxiety and depression, bu...

    Authors: Magenta B. Simmons, Sharla Cartner, Roxxanne MacDonald, Sarah Whitson, Alan Bailey and Ellie Brown
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:194
  10. Psychosocial support is a crucial component of adequate rare disease care, but to date psychosocial support needs of this patient population are insufficiently met. Within Q.RARE.LI, we strive to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Natalie Uhlenbusch, Arpinder Bal, Boglárka Balogh, Annika Braun, Anja Geerts, Gideon Hirschfield, Maciej K. Janik, Ansgar W. Lohse, Piotr Milkiewicz, Mária Papp, Carine Poppe, Christoph Schramm and Bernd Löwe
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:193
  11. A widespread outbreak of epidemics like Covid-19 is a lethal threat to physical and mental health. Recent studies reported a higher prevalence of mental problems in younger individuals, contrary to the general...

    Authors: Hajar Pasha, Shabnam Omidvar, Mahbobeh Faramarzi and Afsaneh Bakhtiari
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:190
  12. The state of depression that can lead to substance and drug abuse, as well as an increased risk of suicide. Without a doubt, the link between musculoskeletal pain and depression compromises a person’s health a...

    Authors: Ermias Solomon Yalew, Ashenafi Zemed Melese, Yisak Girma Guadie, Yohannes Abich, Tesfa Kassa and Moges Gashaw
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:189
  13. COVID-19 has negatively impacted the mental health and well-being of both Canadians and the world as a whole, with Veterans, in particular, showing increased rates of depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Spouses and...

    Authors: Kevin T. Hansen, Rachel A. Plouffe, Deanna L. Walker, Sonya G. Wanklyn, Laryssa Lamrock, Polliann Maher, Anthony Nazarov and J. Don Richardson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:188
  14. Between 1980 and 2018 Greenland has had one of the highest suicide rates in the world with an average rate of 96 suicides per 100,000 people annually. The aim of this study is to investigate suicide rates in G...

    Authors: Ivalu Katajavaara Seidler, Janne Schurmann Tolstrup, Peter Bjerregaard, Allison Crawford and Christina Viskum Lytken Larsen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:187

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:250

  15. In psychiatric services, humanistic care ability significantly affects the quality of the therapeutic relationship and thus affects the therapeutic outcomes for patients. Mental health workers may be confronte...

    Authors: Xiaolin Liu and Hongjin Zhu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:186
  16. Polycystic ovary syndrome is one of the women’s most common endocrine disorders that can cause anxiety, psychological distress, and reduced quality of life. Therefore, the present study aimed to determine the ...

    Authors: Zahra Salajegheh, Atefeh Ahmadi, Hadis Shahrahmani, Yunes Jahani, Katayoun Alidousti, Fatemeh Nasiri Amiri and Zohreh Salari
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:185
  17. The Externalizing Spectrum Inventory-Brief Form (ESI-BF) [1] is a 160-item self-report instrument designed for the assessment of externalizing psychopathology, yet few studies to date have evaluated its psychomet...

    Authors: Johan Berlin, Märta Wallinius, Thomas Nilsson, Malin Hildebrand Karlén and Carl Delfin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:184
  18. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disease which has risen to become the main cause of childhood disability, placing a heavy burden on families and society. To date, the treatment of patien...

    Authors: Lifei Xiao, Xianhao Huo, Yangyang Wang, Wenchao Li, Mei Li, Chaofan Wang, Feng Wang and Tao Sun
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:183
  19. The purpose of this study was to identify different develpment trajectories of depression symptoms during college period, and prospectively investigate the associations healthy sleep patterns with trajectories...

    Authors: Dan Zhang, Yang Qu, Shuang Zhai, Tingting Li, Yang Xie, Shuman Tao, Liwei Zou, Fangbiao Tao and Xiaoyan Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:182
  20. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a serious health risk, especially in vulnerable populations. Even before the pandemic, people with mental disorders had worse physical health outcomes compared to the general po...

    Authors: Federico Bertolini, Anke B Witteveen, Susanne Young, Pim Cuijpers, Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos, Corrado Barbui, María Cabello, Camilla Cadorin, Naomi Downes, Daniele Franzoi, Michael Elizabeth Gasior, Brandon Gray, Ann John, Maria Melchior, Mark van Ommeren, Christina Palantza…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:181
  21. The present study aimed to explore changes in depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among the general population during the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic and to investigate risk factors and adaptiv...

    Authors: Yuko Fukase, Kanako Ichikura and Hirokuni Tagaya
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:180
  22. Depression among adolescents is a seriously disabling public health problem with an extremely high prevalence. Identifying risk factors of depression at an early stage is important to reduce the disease burden...

    Authors: Wenyan Li, Wenjian Lai, Lan Guo, Wanxin Wang, Xiuwen Li, Liwan Zhu, Jingman Shi, Kayla M. Teopiz, Roger S. McIntyre and Ciyong Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:179
  23. As mental health in adulthood is related to mental status during adolescence, school-based interventions have been proposed to improve resilience. The objective of this study was to build a simulation model re...

    Authors: Javier Mar, Igor Larrañaga, Oliver Ibarrondo, Ana González-Pinto, Carlota las Hayas, Ane Fullaondo, Irantzu Izco-Basurko, Jordi Alonso, Iñaki Zorrilla, Jessica Fernández-Sevillano and Esteban de Manuel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:178
  24. Cannabis is marketed as a treatment for pain. There is limited data on the prevalence of cannabis use and its correlates among Veterans prescribed opioids.

    Authors: Tauheed Zaman, Dawn M. Bravata, Amy L. Byers, Erin E. Krebs, Samuel J. Leonard, Friedhelm Sandbrink, Wylie Barker and Salomeh Keyhani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:177
  25. Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) among Police Officers has been a concern to many professionals in the field of health, research and criminal justice since their work is subjected to higher levels of stress and ...

    Authors: Harrieth P. Ndumwa, Belinda J. Njiro, Joel M. Francis, Thomas Kawala, Charles J. Msenga, Ezekiel Matola, Juhudi Mhonda, Hillary Corbin, Omary Ubuguyu and Samuel Likindikoki
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:175
  26. We aimed to compare differences in infant feeding patterns (breastfeeding and complementary food supplementation) between children with the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and typically developing (TD) children...

    Authors: Xueli Xiang, Ting Yang, Jie Chen, Li Chen, Ying Dai, Jie Zhang, Ling Li, Feiyong Jia, Lijie Wu, Yan Hao, Xiaoyan Ke, Mingji Yi, Qi Hong, Jinjin Chen, Shuanfeng Fang, Yichao Wang…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:174
  27. Measuring patient experiences at psychiatric inpatient departments for the elderly need measurements adapted to the situation and challenges of the age group. We did not find any such instrument. The aim of th...

    Authors: Torleif Ruud, Ingrid Kyte Fjellestad and Ketil Hanssen-Bauer
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:173
  28. Armed conflict and natural disasters cause serious psychosocial problems. Providing comprehensive bio-psychosocial support to the community after a war, traumatic, or devastating event has a significant impact...

    Authors: Niguse Yigzaw, Tewodros Hailu, Mekides Melesse, Ashenafi Desalegn, Haymanot Ezezew, Tebaber Chanie, Goshu Nenko, Moges Tesfahun, Simegn Sendek and Seblewongel Tinsae
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:172
  29. This study aimed to examine factors associated with postpartum depression (PPD) symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic among postpartum women in five countries, a subject that has not been investigated thus far.

    Authors: Kelly Pereira Coca, Li-Yin Chien, Eun Young Lee, Ana Carolina de Prima Souza, Seo Ah Hong and Yan-Shing Chang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:171
  30. Neutropenia is a noteworthy side effect of clozapine, which might warrant this drugs’ discontinuance for safety. Studies have revealed that the risk of neutropenia increases with concurrent administration of v...

    Authors: Chia-Chun Yang, Xi-Yu Wang, Po-Han Chou and Ching-Hua Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:170
  31. While adolescent suicidal behaviour (ideation, planning, and attempt) remains a global public health concern, available county-specific evidence on the phenomenon from African countries is relatively less than...

    Authors: Emmanuel Nii-Boye Quarshie, Nutifafa Eugene Yaw Dey and Kwaku Oppong Asante
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:169
  32. The Pathological Narcissism Inventory (PNI) is a multidimensional measure developed to assess narcissistic grandiosity and narcissistic vulnerability. We aimed to validate the Arabic version of the original Pa...

    Authors: Diana Malaeb, A. Esin Asan, Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Vanessa Azzi, Abir Sarray El Dine, Souheil Hallit and Aaron L. Pincus
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:168
  33. Left-behind adolescents (LBAs) are adolescents aged 11–18 years who are separated from their parents and left behind in local cities by one or both parents for a period of more than 6 months. LBAs in rural are...

    Authors: Si Lan Yang, Chu Xia Tan, Juan Li, Jie Zhang, Yi Ping Chen, Yi Fei Li, Ying Xiang Tao, Bi Yun Ye, Shi Hao Chen, Hui Yuan Li and Jing Ping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:167
  34. Ziprasidone mesylate injection is an atypical antipsychotic drug which is recently approved in China. In combination with its oral formulation, sequential therapy with ziprasidone brings new interventions to p...

    Authors: Yaxue Wu, Yanli Li, Weiye Liang, Luyuan Bai, Jianjin Yu, Keqing Li, Yunshu Zhang, Yanmei Guo, Zenglong Liu, Jian Wang, Congpei Zhang, Xijin Wang, Jia Xu, Liping Liu, Juan Li and Fude Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:166
  35. The two most prevalent mental health conditions are anxiety and depression and they often coexist (comorbidity) in an individual aggravating the person’s psychological or medical conditions. College students s...

    Authors: Lulu Yuan, Lu Lu, Xuehang Wang, Min Qu, Yuqin Gao and Bochen Pan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:165
  36. Authors: T. Goldschmidt, Y. Kippe, A. Finck, M. Adam, H. Hamadoun, J. G. Winkler, F. Bermpohl, M. Schouler-Ocak and S. Gutwinski
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:164

    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:38

  37. Challenges such as stigma and loneliness may increase vulnerability to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and negatively affect the quality of life of people living with HIV (PLHIV) despite the massi...

    Authors: Jerry Paul Ninnoni, Sampson Opoku Agyemang, Lydia Bennin, Elizabeth Agyare, Leveana Gyimah, Kafui Senya, Nyonuku Akosua Baddoo, Francis Annor and Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:163
  38. Patients with schizophrenia may benefit from treatment with long-acting injectable (LAI) formulations of antipsychotics. Aripiprazole once-monthly (AOM) is an LAI that was tested in two non-interventional stud...

    Authors: Daniel Schöttle, Wolfgang Janetzky, Francois Therrien and Klaus Wiedemann
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:162
  39. Depression is one of the most common mental health problems worldwide and, while prevalence rates in Latin America are relatively high, most people who meet the criteria for diagnosis do not receive treatment....

    Authors: Esteban Encina-Zúñiga, Martín Agrest, Thamara Tapia-Munoz, Isidora Vidal-Zamora, Sara Ardila-Gómez, Rubén Alvarado, Eduardo A. Leiderman and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:161
  40. Antipsychotics are essential in the acute treatment of and maintenance therapy for schizophrenia, but medication adherence and long-term treatment continuity are needed to maximize their effectiveness. Each an...

    Authors: Shuhei Wada, Kunihiro Iwamoto, Hiroki Okumura, Hirotake Hida, Shuichi Hiraoka, Aya Kamei, Daisuke Mori, Kiyofumi Yamada and Norio Ozaki
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:159
  41. Depression and diabetes are major health challenges, with heavy economic social burden, and comorbid depression in diabetes could lead to a wide range of poor health outcomes. Although many descriptive studies...

    Authors: Rehanguli Maimaitituerxun, Wenhang Chen, Jingsha Xiang, Atipatsa C. Kaminga, Xin Yin Wu, Letao Chen, Jianzhou Yang, Aizhong Liu and Wenjie Dai
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:158
  42. Exposure-based therapy is the treatment of choice for anxiety disorders, but many patients do not benefit sufficiently from it. Distressing images of threat related to the future or past may maintain the anxie...

    Authors: Bart Endhoven, Klara De Cort, Suzy J. M. A. Matthijssen, Ad de Jongh, Agnes van Minnen, Puck Duits, Koen R. J. Schruers, Eva A. M. van Dis, Angelos M. Krypotos, Lotte Gerritsen and Iris M. Engelhard
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:157
  43. In addition to resilience and resistance, collective and personal experiences of trauma are commonly cited within the context of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other Indigenous First People’s experi...

    Authors: Graham Gee, Carol Hulbert, Helen Kennedy and Yin Paradies
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:155

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