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  1. This paper aimed to investigate cognitive rigidity and decision making impairments in patients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa Restrictive type (AN-R), assessing also verbal components.

    Authors: Giovanni Abbate-Daga, Sara Buzzichelli, Federico Amianto, Giuseppe Rocca, Enrica Marzola, Shawn M McClintock and Secondo Fassino
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:162
  2. Insight is impaired in a majority of people with schizophrenia. Impaired insight is associated with poorer outcomes of the disorder. Based on existing literature, we developed a model that explains which proce...

    Authors: GHM Pijnenborg, Mark Van der Gaag, Claudi LH Bockting, Lisette Van der Meer and André Aleman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:161
  3. Treatment of schizophrenia frequently includes prolonged benzodiazepine administration despite a lack of evidence of its use. It is often difficult to discontinue benzodiazepines because of the development of ...

    Authors: Lone Baandrup, Birgitte Fagerlund, Poul Jennum, Henrik Lublin, Jane L Hansen, Per Winkel, Christian Gluud, Bob Oranje and Birte Y Glenthoj
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:160
  4. While people with severe mental illness have been found to be more overweight and obese in Western nations, it is unknown to what extent this occurs in Middle Eastern nations and which eating behaviours contri...

    Authors: David Jakabek, Frances Quirk, Martin Driessen, Yousef Aljeesh and Bernhard T Baune
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:159
  5. The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of a comorbid Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), and its impact on the clinical presentatio...

    Authors: Mario Speranza, Anne Revah-Levy, Samuele Cortese, Bruno Falissard, Alexandra Pham-Scottez and Maurice Corcos
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:158
  6. Long duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) is associated with poor outcomes and low quality of life at first contact with mental health services. However, long DUP is common. In order to inform initiatives to ...

    Authors: Sanna Tanskanen, Nicola Morant, Mark Hinton, Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Michelle Crosby, Helen Killaspy, Rosalind Raine, Stephen Pilling and Sonia Johnson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:157
  7. The majority of South Africans with a DSM-IV diagnosis receive no treatment for their mental health problems. There is a move to simplify treatment for common mental disorders (CMDs) in order to ease access. B...

    Authors: Edith van't Hof, Dan J Stein, Isaac Marks, Mark Tomlinson and Pim Cuijpers
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:156
  8. Command hallucinations are among the most distressing, high risk and treatment resistant symptoms for people with psychosis; however, currently, there are no evidence-based treatment options available for this...

    Authors: Max Birchwood, Emmanuelle Peters, Nicholas Tarrier, Graham Dunn, Shon Lewis, Til Wykes, Linda Davies, Helen Lester and Maria Michail
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:155
  9. Chinese American patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) tend to underutilize mental health services and are more likely to seek help in primary care settings than from mental health specialists. Our tea...

    Authors: Albert Yeung, Kate Hails, Trina Chang, Nhi-Ha Trinh and Maurizio Fava
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:154
  10. Cocaine use has increased in most European countries, including Switzerland, and many states worldwide. The international literature has described treatment models that target the general population. In additi...

    Authors: Michael Schaub, Robin Sullivan and Lars Stark
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:153
  11. In patients with schizophrenia, early non-response to oral antipsychotic therapy robustly predicts subsequent non-response to continued treatment with the same medication. This study assessed whether early res...

    Authors: Haya Ascher-Svanum, Fangyi Zhao, Holland C Detke, Allen W Nyhuis, Anthony H Lawson, Virginia L Stauffer, William Montgomery, Michael M Witte and David P McDonnell
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:152
  12. The polymorphism COMTval158met has been associated with suicidal behavior in case-control and meta-analysis studies, but results and conclusions remain controversial. The objective of this study was to examine...

    Authors: Carlos Tovilla-Zárate, Isela Juárez-Rojop, Teresa Ramón-Frias, Mario Villar-Soto, Sherezada Pool-García, Beatriz Camarena Medellín, Alma D Genis Mendoza, Lilia López Narvaez and Nicolini Humberto
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:151
  13. To investigate the association of the change of painful physical symptoms (PPS) after 4 weeks, with the 6-month treatment outcomes of depressive symptoms in patients treated with duloxetine in clinical practice.

    Authors: Edith Schneider, Michael Linden, Harald Weigmann, Thomas Wagner, Deborah Quail, Hans-Peter Hundemer and Ulrich Hegerl
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:150
  14. At any time, about 1% of people with severe and enduring mental illness such as schizophrenia require in-patient psychiatric rehabilitation. In-patient rehabilitation enables individuals with the most challeng...

    Authors: Joanna Bredski, Andrew Watson, Debbie A Mountain, Fiona Clunie and Stephen M Lawrie
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:149
  15. This study aims to evaluate relationship between three different clinical conditions: Major Depressive Disorders (MDD), Hashimoto Thyroiditis (HT) and reduction in regional Cerebral Blood Flow (rCBF) in order ...

    Authors: Maria Carolina Hardoy, Mariangela Cadeddu, Alessandra Serra, Maria Francesca Moro, Gioia Mura, Gisa Mellino, Krishna M Bhat, Gianmarco Altoé, Paolo Usai, Mario Piga and Mauro G Carta
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:148
  16. Efficacy studies indicate anti-depressive effects of at least some second generation antipsychotics (SGAs). The Bergen Psychosis Project (BPP) is a 24-month, pragmatic, industry-independent, randomized, head-t...

    Authors: Eirik Kjelby, Hugo A Jørgensen, Rune A Kroken, Else-Marie Løberg and Erik Johnsen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:145
  17. Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) are a very popular and enjoyable leisure activity, and there is a lack of international validated instruments to assess excessive gaming. With the grow...

    Authors: Sophia Achab, Magali Nicolier, Frédéric Mauny, Julie Monnin, Benoit Trojak, Pierre Vandel, Daniel Sechter, Philip Gorwood and Emmanuel Haffen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:144
  18. This study of chronically ill patients with schizophrenia aimed to identify patients who achieve sustained favorable long-term outcome - when the outcome incorporates severity of symptoms, level of functioning...

    Authors: Gebra B Cuyún Carter, Denái R Milton, Haya Ascher-Svanum and Douglas E Faries
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:143
  19. Studies suggests a possible link between vaginal discharge and common mental distress, as well as highlight the implications of the subjective burden of disease and its link with mental health.

    Authors: Loulou Kobeissi, Ricardo Araya, Fayssal El Kak, Zeina Ghantous, Marwan Khawaja, Brigitte Khoury, Ziyad Mahfoud, Rima Nakkash, Tim J Peters, Sami Ramia and Huda Zurayk
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:142
  20. Depression is a common complication in type 2 diabetes (DM2), affecting 10-30% of patients. Since depression is underrecognized and undertreated, it is important that reliable and validated depression screenin...

    Authors: Evi SA de Cock, Wilco HM Emons, Giesje Nefs, Victor JM Pop and François Pouwer
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:141
  21. Poor mental health, especially due to depression, is one of the main public health problems. Early indicators of poor mental health in general population are needed. This study examined the relationship betwee...

    Authors: Teemu Rissanen, Heimo Viinamäki, Kirsi Honkalampi, Soili M Lehto, Jukka Hintikka, Tarja Saharinen and Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:140
  22. The major diagnostic classifications consider mania as a uni-dimensional illness. Factor analytic studies of acute mania are fewer compared to schizophrenia and depression. Evidence from factor analysis sugges...

    Authors: Raveen Hanwella and Varuni A de Silva
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:137
  23. Low levels of self-esteem have been implicated as both a cause and a consequence of severe mental disorders. The main aims of the study were to examine whether premorbid adjustment has an impact on the subject...

    Authors: Kristin Lie Romm, Jan Ivar Rossberg, Charlotte Fredslund Hansen, Elisabeth Haug, Ole A Andreassen and Ingrid Melle
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:136
  24. Cocaine, particularly in its base form ('crack'), has become one of the drugs of most concern in the Netherlands, being associated with a wide range of medical, psychiatric and social problems for the individu...

    Authors: Mascha Nuijten, Peter Blanken, Wim van den Brink and Vincent Hendriks
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:135
  25. Effective treatment strategies for chronic depression are urgently needed since it is not only a common and particularly disabling disorder, but is also considered treatment resistant by most clinicians. There...

    Authors: Elisabeth Schramm, Martin Hautzinger, Ingo Zobel, Levente Kriston, Mathias Berger and Martin Härter
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:134
  26. Bipolar disorder is a severe mental illness with serious consequences for daily living of patients and their caregivers. Care as usual primarily consists of pharmacotherapy and supportive treatment. However, a...

    Authors: Trijntje YG van der Voort, Berno van Meijel, Peter JJ Goossens, Janwillem Renes, Aartjan TF Beekman and Ralph W Kupka
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:133
  27. On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake, the most powerful ever recorded in Japan, and a massive tsunami struck off the coast of the Sanriku region. A Disaster Medical Assistance Team, a mobile medical t...

    Authors: Yutaka Matsuoka, Daisuke Nishi, Naoki Nakaya, Toshimasa Sone, Kei Hamazaki, Tomohito Hamazaki and Yuichi Koido
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:132
  28. Obesity is associated with an increased risk of mental illness; however, evidence linking body mass index (BMI)-a measure of overall obesity, to mental illness is inconsistent. The objective of this study was ...

    Authors: Guixiang Zhao, Earl S Ford, Chaoyang Li, James Tsai, Satvinder Dhingra and Lina S Balluz
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:130
  29. The Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory-Revised (OCI-R) was designed to evaluate the severity of obsessive-compulsive symptoms in both clinical and non-clinical samples. The aim of the study was to evaluate the psy...

    Authors: Zi-wen Peng, Wen-han Yang, Guo-dong Miao, Jin Jing and Raymond CK Chan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:129
  30. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is increasingly recognized as a common disorder not only in children, but also in the adult population. Similarly, asthma also has a substantial prevalence among...

    Authors: Ole Bernt Fasmer, Anne Halmøy, Tomas Mikal Eagan, Ketil Joachim Oedegaard and Jan Haavik
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:128
  31. The lack of culturally adapted and validated instruments for child mental health and psychosocial support in low and middle-income countries is a barrier to assessing prevalence of mental health problems, eval...

    Authors: Brandon A Kohrt, Mark JD Jordans, Wietse A Tol, Nagendra P Luitel, Sujen M Maharjan and Nawaraj Upadhaya
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:127
  32. Although not recommended in treatment guidelines, previous studies have shown a frequent use of more than one antipsychotic agent among patients with schizophrenia. The main aims of the present study were to e...

    Authors: Albert Bolstad, Ole A Andreassen, Jan I Røssberg, Ingrid Agartz, Ingrid Melle and Lars Tanum
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:126
  33. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is widely regarded as an effective treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), but access to CBT therapists is limited. Internet-based CBT (ICBT) with therapist support ...

    Authors: Erik Andersson, Brjánn Ljótsson, Erik Hedman, Viktor Kaldo, Björn Paxling, Gerhard Andersson, Nils Lindefors and Christian Rück
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:125
  34. The aim of this study was to determine glutathione levels and antioxidant enzyme activities in the drug-naive first-episode patients with schizophrenia in comparison with healthy control subjects.

    Authors: Monia Raffa, Fatma Atig, Ahmed Mhalla, Abdelhamid Kerkeni and Anwar Mechri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:124
  35. Few longitudinal cohort studies have focused on the impact of substances abused and psychiatric disorders on premature mortality. The aim of the present study was to identify predictors of increased risk of dr...

    Authors: Anna Nyhlén, Mats Fridell, Martin Bäckström, Morten Hesse and Peter Krantz
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:122
  36. Hypnotic susceptibility is one of the stable characteristics of individuals, but not closely related to the personality traits such as those measured by the five-factor model in the general population. Whether...

    Authors: Fenghua Wang, Wanzhen Chen, Jingyi Huang, Peiwei Xu, Wei He, Hao Chai, Junpeng Zhu, Wenjun Yu, Li Chen and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:121
  37. The debate on appropriate financing systems in inpatient psychiatry is ongoing. In this context, it is important to control resource use in terms of length of stay (LOS), which is the most costly factor in inp...

    Authors: Ingeborg Warnke, Wulf Rössler and Uwe Herwig
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:120
  38. The role of psychotherapy in the treatment of traumatic brain injury is receiving increased attention. The evaluation of psychotherapy with these patients has been conducted largely in the absence of quantitat...

    Authors: Paul E Rapp, Christopher J Cellucci, Adele MK Gilpin, Miguel A Jiménez-Montaño and Kathryn E Korslund
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:119
  39. Although the validity and safety of antipsychotic polypharmacy remains unclear, it is commonplace in the treatment of schizophrenia. This study aimed to investigate the degree that antipsychotic polypharmacy c...

    Authors: Fuminari Misawa, Keiko Shimizu, Yasuo Fujii, Ryouji Miyata, Fumio Koshiishi, Mihoko Kobayashi, Hirokazu Shida, Yoshiyo Oguchi, Yasuyuki Okumura, Hiroto Ito, Mami Kayama and Haruo Kashima
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:118
  40. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adulthood is not fully treated by psychopharmacological treatment alone. The main aim of the current study was to evaluate a newly developed cognitive behavio...

    Authors: Brynjar Emilsson, Gisli Gudjonsson, Jon F Sigurdsson, Gisli Baldursson, Emil Einarsson, Halldora Olafsdottir and Susan Young
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:116
  41. The physical wellbeing of people with mental health conditions can often be overlooked in order to treat the primary mental health condition as a priority. Exercise however, can potentially improve both the pr...

    Authors: Simon Rosenbaum, Dang Nguyen, Tom Lenehan, Anne Tiedemann, Hidde P van der Ploeg and Catherine Sherrington
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:115
  42. Non-didactically delivered curriculum based group psychoeducation has been shown to be more effective than both group support in a specialist mood disorder centre in Spain (with effects lasting up to five year...

    Authors: Richard K Morriss, Fiona Lobban, Steven Jones, Lisa Riste, Sarah Peters, Christopher Roberts, Linda Davies and Debbie Mayes
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:114
  43. The PANSS (Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale) is one of the most important rating instruments for patients with schizophrenia. Nevertheless, there is a long and ongoing debate in the psychiatric community r...

    Authors: Michael Obermeier, Rebecca Schennach-Wolff, Sebastian Meyer, Hans-Jürgen Möller, Michael Riedel, Daniela Krause and Florian Seemüller
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:113

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