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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. The prolonged outbreak of COVID-19 has caused psychological problems in the community, especially in children. Given that limited studies have been conducted on this vulnerable group in Iran, we conducted this...

    Authors: Zohreh Mahmoodi, Mahnoosh Rostami, Giti Bahrami, Fatemeh Rasouli and Nooshin Ghavidel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:633
  17. Early maladaptive schemas (EMSs) and self-harm have been firmly linked in adults, but research on these associations in adolescents remains scarce. Additionally, the links between EMSs and functions of self-in...

    Authors: Pauliina Saarijärvi, Christina Salmivalli, Saija Helmi and Max Karukivi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:632
  18. Recent studies on the schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders showed that alternation of immune system components, particularly microRNAs (miRNAs) and pro-inflammatory compounds, plays a significa...

    Authors: Ali Reza Shafiee-Kandjani, Negin Nezhadettehad, Sara Farhang, Richard Bruggeman, Dariush Shanebandi, Mohammadbagher Hassanzadeh and Hosein Azizi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:631
  19. Our previous study data suggested that the synapse-associated protein 97 (SAP97) rs3915512 polymorphism is significantly related to clinical performance in schizophrenia. The cerebellum exhibits abundant expre...

    Authors: Xusan Xu, Shucun Luo, Xiaoxia Wang, Xia Wen, Jingwen Yin, Xudong Luo, Bin He, Chunmei Liang, Susu Xiong, Dongjian Zhu, Dong Lv, Zhun Dai, Juda Lin, You Li, Zhixiong Lin, Wubiao Chen…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:630
  20. The neurophysiological mechanisms underlying cognitive deficits in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) remain unknown. Cognitive changes may be caused by brain alterations in neural activity and function...

    Authors: Kun Shu, Xinjian Ye, Jiawen Song, Xiaoyan Huang, Shihan Cui, Yongjin Zhou, Xiaozheng Liu, Lu Han, Zhihan Yan and Kun Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:629
  21. Patients with remitted major depressive disorder (rMDD) show abnormal functional connectivity of the central executive network (CEN), salience networks (SN) and default mode network (DMN). It is unclear how th...

    Authors: Jiaqi Zhong, Jingren Xu, Zhenzhen Wang, Hao Yang, Jiawei Li, Haoran Yu, Wenyan Huang, Cheng Wan, Hui Ma and Ning Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:628
  22. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a chronic condition that affects a significant proportion of war survivors following war and conflict. If PTSD is not managed, it can lead to decreased quality of life ...

    Authors: Zelalem Birhan, Yonas Deressa, Maregu Shegaw, Sintayehu Asnakew and Tesfa Mekonen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:627
  23. Transitions from middle adolescence into merging adulthood, a life stage between age 15–25, has a high prevalence of sleep problems. Mindfulness is a trait defined as being attentive to the present moment whic...

    Authors: Huaiyuan Zhou, Ziqing Zhu, Xiangang Feng and Ruibin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:626
  24. Informal caregivers of children with leukemia can be emotionally and psychiatrically vulnerable when facing difficult treatment decisions (e.g., chemotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation, transplantation). A c...

    Authors: Mowen Liu, Weizhou Tang, Ye Zhang, Wenjun Sun and Yang Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:625

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  25. Although several studies in high-income countries have suggested a positive association between subjective well-being (SWB) and mortality, studies conducted in low- and middle-income countries, such as China, ...

    Authors: Chunsu Zhu, Zhiwei Lian, Yongying Huang, Qiaofeng Zhong and Jianmin Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:624
  26. Previous studies have shown that transcranial direct current stimulation(tDCS) led to an improvement of cognitive function in patients with schizophrenia, but rare study has explored the effect of tDCS on long...

    Authors: Yue Zhou, Xingzhi Xia, Xueli Zhao, Ruchang Yang, Yuxuan Wu, Junjun Liu, Xiaoli Lyu, Zhe Li, Guangya Zhang and Xiangdong Du
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:623
  27. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) typically onsets during childhood or adolescence and difficulties with executive functioning (EF) may be involved in its onset and maintenance. Yet, few studies have examine...

    Authors: Frida Rydqvist, Eva Hoff, Daiva Daukantaitè and Matti Cervin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:622
  28. There has been a noticeable relative increase in psychiatric comorbidities among smokers as opposed to the general population. This is likely due to comparatively slower decrease in smoking prevalence among in...

    Authors: Kamila Zvolska, Ales Tichopad, Lenka Stepankova, Alexandra Pankova, Zuzana Adamcekova, Gleb Donin, Jakub Rafl and Eva Kralikova
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:621
  29. Depression is a common mental health problem among veterans, with high mortality. Despite the numerous conducted investigations, the prediction and identification of risk factors for depression are still sever...

    Authors: Zihan Qu, Yashan Wang, Dingjie Guo, Guangliang He, Chuanying Sui, Yuqing Duan, Xin Zhang, Linwei Lan, Hengyu Meng, Yajing Wang and Xin Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:620
  30. To the best of our knowledge, the Cyberchondria Severity Scale-12 (CSS-12) has not been translated into Arabic; therefore, our objective was to assess the psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the C...

    Authors: Souheil Hallit, Radosław Rogoza, Carl Abi Semaan, Vanessa Azzi, Toni Sawma and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:618
  31. Poor nutritional status can be consequence of impaired mental health that may lead to involuntary weight gain, weight loss, or deficiency of essential nutrients. However, little has been documented about the n...

    Authors: Samrawit Shawel, Negga Baraki, Yohanis Alemeshet, Dawit Shawel Abebe and Gudina Egata
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:617
  32. Mixed results have been found regarding the relationship between media use degree and depressive symptoms. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between media use degree, big five personalit...

    Authors: Fangmin Gong, Yuhan Jia, Xinying Sun, Hewei Min, Xiaocen Jia, Fei Wang, Xincheng Huang, Xin Lin, Zheming Li and Yibo Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:616
  33. Amygdala plays an important role in schizophrenia (SC), but its mechanisms are still unclear. Therefore, we investigated the relationship between the resting-state magnetic resonance imaging (rsMRI) signals of...

    Authors: Guangen Zheng, Yang Zhou, Jieming Zhou, Shuting Liang, Xiaoling Li, Caixia Xu, Guojun Xie and Jiaquan Liang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:615
  34. The Kiddie-Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia-Present and Lifetime Version (K-SADS-PL) is one of the most popular semi-structured psychiatric interviews for children and adolescents. Its latest...

    Authors: Gerasimos Kolaitis, Foivos Zaravinos-Tsakos, Ioannis-Marios Rokas, Ioannis Syros, Antonia Tsakali, Maria Belivanaki and Georgios Giannakopoulos
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:614
  35. Caring for people with intellectual disabilities can be a challenging task, but it can also bring about positive experiences for family caregivers. The present study aimed to explore these positive experiences...

    Authors: Raziyeh Sadat Bahador, Jamileh Farokhzadian, Farshid Rafiee Sarbijan Nasab and Mohsen Abbasi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:613
  36. Adolescents and adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased risk of suicidal spectrum behaviors (SSBs). However, there is limited knowledge about risk factors triggering SSBs i...

    Authors: Amalie Austgulen, Nanna Karen Gilberg Skram, Jan Haavik and Astri J. Lundervold
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:612
  37. The exosomal lncRNA-miRNA-mRNA networks in first episode schizophrenia (FOS) have not reported yet. This study examined the lncRNA, miRNA and mRNA expression level in exosome derived from first episode schizop...

    Authors: Xinzhe Du, Jinzhi Lv, Jianping Feng, Xinrong Li, Yao Gao, Xiao Wang, Wentao Zhao, Zhiyong Ren, Ruifang Zhang, Xiaohua Cao, Sha Liu and Yong Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:611
  38. Individuals are required to avoid close contact to reduce the probability of contracting the virus during the epidemics, which can lead to social isolation and exacerbate interpersonal relationship issues. Soc...

    Authors: Xiaoxue Chen, Binxin Huang and Wei Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:610
  39. The impact of depressive status (DS) on hypertension incidence is still controversial and has not been studied in Chinese middle-aged and elderly population. This study aimed to explore the relationship betwee...

    Authors: Qiuxia Luo, Kai Bao, Wenlong Gao, Yuanyuan Xiang, Ming Li and Yuqi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:608
  40. Patient suicides are significant events that tremendously affect psychiatrists— personally and professionally. Very few studies have focused on studying the impact of both serious suicidal attempts and complet...

    Authors: Maha Alshutwi, Moayad Alawad, Mohammed Alammari, Mohannad Almanea, Rayan Alhumaid, Azzam S. Alkhalifah and Fahad D. Alosaimi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:607
  41. This study focused on the impact of therapeutic alliance on therapy dropout in a naturalistic sample of patients with borderline pathology receiving dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in a residential setting....

    Authors: Carolin Steuwe, Michaela Berg, Martin Driessen and Thomas Beblo
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:605
  42. Depression is Jordan’s most ravaging mental illness. Despite the growth of antidepressant use, only a handful of studies examine the factors affecting antidepressant knowledge among healthcare workers or medic...

    Authors: Mahmoud Abdallat, Rand Murshidi, Hana Taha, Dunia Z. Jaber, Muhammad Hammouri, Leen Al-Huneidy, Maram Aljayeh, Hadeel H. Ghanem, Adees Wirtan Bedros, Jaafar Al-Omairi, Rand Abbas, Mustafa Ibrahim Abu-usba, Zaid Alkayed, Radwan Banimustafa and Abdallah Al-Ani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:604
  43. Gender differences in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) are commonly reported; however, gender differences in first-episode and drug-naïve (FEDN) MDD patients with comorbid suicide attempts have no...

    Authors: Xiao Huang, Yuan Sun, Anshi Wu and Xiang-Yang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:603
  44. The long-term repercussions that war can have on both war generations and post-war generations lack in the literature. It is imperative to understand the psychological consequences of the Lebanese Civil War th...

    Authors: Perla El Moujabber, Vanessa Homsi, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:599
  45. Digital self-management tools blended with clinical triage and peer support have the potential to improve access to early warning signs (EWS) based relapse prevention in schizophrenia care. However, the implem...

    Authors: Stephanie Allan, Sara Beedie, Hamish J. McLeod, John Farhall, John Gleeson, Simon Bradstreet, Emma Morton, Imogen Bell, Alison Wilson-Kay, Helen Whitehill, Claire Matrunola, David Thomson, Andrea Clark and Andrew Gumley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:597

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