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  1. Delays in early social and executive function are predictive of later developmental delays and eventual neurodevelopmental diagnoses. There is limited research examining such markers in the first year of life....

    Authors: Kelsie A. Boulton, Dabin Lee, Ingrid Honan, Natalie L. Phillips, Catherine Morgan, Cathryn Crowle, Iona Novak, Nadia Badawi and Adam J. Guastella
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:359
  2. While some evidence suggests that l-arginine may improve sexual function and alleviate depression, it has not been investigated in women with depression to assess both its effects on the depression and sexual ...

    Authors: Pouria Torkaman, Azadeh Mazaheri Meybodi, Ali Kheradmand, Shiva Eiliaei and Maria Tavakoli Ardakani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:358
  3. Sleep disturbances are a common occurrence in patients with schizophrenia, yet the underlying pathogenesis remain poorly understood. Here, we performed a targeted metabolomics-based approach to explore the pot...

    Authors: Huiming Yan, Gang Li, Xue Zhang, Chuhao Zhang, Meijuan Li, Yuying Qiu, Wei Sun, Yeqing Dong, Shen Li and Jie Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:355
  4. To explore the demographic and clinical features of current depressive episode that discriminate patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) from those with bipolar I (BP-I) and bipolar II (BP-II) ...

    Authors: Zhiguo Wu, Jun Wang, Chen Zhang, Daihui Peng, David Mellor, Yanli Luo and Yiru Fang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:352
  5. Depressive symptoms are one of the most common psychiatric disorders, with a high lifetime prevalence rate among middle-aged and elderly Chinese. Obesity may be one of the risk factors for depressive symptoms,...

    Authors: Xiaoyun Zhang, Ying Wang, Xue Yang, Yuqing Li, Jiaofeng Gui, Yujin Mei, Haiyang Liu, Lei-lei Guo, Jinlong Li, Yunxiao Lei, Xiaoping Li, Lu Sun, Liu Yang, Ting Yuan, Congzhi Wang, Dongmei Zhang…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:351
  6. While a core aim of early intervention psychosis services (EIPS) is to prevent hospitalisation, many with a first episode of psychosis (FEP) will require inpatient care. We explored young people’s (YP) and the...

    Authors: Tacita Powell, Nicholas Glozier, Katrina Conn, Rochelle Einboden, Niels Buus, Patrick Caldwell and Alyssa Milton
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:350
  7. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) imposes significant burdens on individuals, families, and healthcare systems and the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have exacerbated OCD symptoms. Currently, there are no vali...

    Authors: Roxana A. I. Cardoș, Elisa P. Dumitru and Oana A. David
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:348
  8. Older age and cognitive inactivity have been associated with cognitive impairment, which in turn is linked to economic and societal burdens due to the high costs of care, especially for care homes and informal...

    Authors: Ewa Szczepocka, Łukasz Mokros, Jakub Kaźmierski, Karina Nowakowska, Anna Łucka, Anna Antoszczyk, Javier Oltra-Cucarella, Walter Werzowa, Martin Hellevik, Stavros Skouras and Karsten Bagger
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:347
  9. Studies have revealed the effects of childhood adversity, anxiety, and negative coping on sleep quality in older adults, but few studies have focused on the association between childhood adversity and sleep qu...

    Authors: Yuqin Zhang, Chengwei Lin, Hongwei Li, Lei Li, Xueyan Zhou, Ying Xiong, Jin Yan, Mengxue Xie, Xueli Zhang, Chengchao Zhou and Lian Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:346
  10. Recent evidences have shown sex-differential cognitive deficits in bipolar disorder (BD) and differences in cognitions across BD subtypes. However, the sex-specific effect on cognitive impairment in BD subtype...

    Authors: Dong Huang, Shunkai Lai, Shuming Zhong, Yiliang Zhang, Jiali He, Shuya Yan, Xiaosi Huang, Xiaodan Lu, Manying Duan, Kailin Song, Kaiwei Ye, Yandi Chen, Suiyi Ye, Jiankang Lai, Qilin Zhong, Xiaodong Song…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:345
  11. Female sex workers (FSWs) face an elevated risk of developing mental health disorders and alcohol use disorders (AUD), which in turn increase their vulnerability to HIV and other sexually transmitted infection...

    Authors: Jemal Ayalew Yimam, Sileshi Luslseged, Jaleta Bulti Tura, Birra Bejiga Bedassa, Feyiso Bati Wariso, Mohammed Ahmed Rameto and Saro Abdella
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:344
  12. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and analyze the relationship between PTSD and breastfeeding attitudes and behaviors among breastfeeding moth...

    Authors: Erdoğan Öz, Osman Küçükkelepçe, Osman Kurt and Yaşar Kapıcı
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:343
  13. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the most disabling and burdensome mental disorder, negatively affecting an individual’s quality of life and daily functioning. the current study was conducted with the aim of...

    Authors: Ahmad Zolghadriha, Afagh Anjomshoaa, Mohammad Reza Jamshidi and Farnaz Taherkhani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:341
  14. To explore the mediating effect of hope in the relationships between social support and self-esteem with psychological resilience among patients with stroke survivors in early rehabilitation.

    Authors: Boru Sun, Nan Wang, Ke Li, Yan Yang and Fengjiao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:340
  15. Depression during pregnancy is a significant health concern that can lead to a variety of short and long-term complications for mothers. Unfortunately, there is a lack of information available on the prevalenc...

    Authors: Sherif Jibrael Ahmed, Melkamu Merid, Dumessa Edessa, Ahmedin Aliyi Usso, Hassen Abdi Adem, Mandaras Tariku, Abdulbasit Seid, Addisu Alemu, Addis Eyeberu and Mohammed Yuya
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:339
  16. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a pervasive, chronic sleep-related respiratory condition that causes brain structural alterations and cognitive impairments. However, the causal association of OSA with brain m...

    Authors: Jiahao Bao, Zhiyang Zhao, Shanmei Qin, Mengjia Cheng, Yiming Wang, Meng Li, Pingping Jia, Jinhui Li and Hongbo Yu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:338
  17. The findings from previous epidemiological studies of the association between regional body fat and depressive symptoms have been unclear. We aimed to determine the association between the body fat in differen...

    Authors: GuiMei Zhang, Sisi Wang, Ping Ma, Shuna Li, Xizhe Sun, Yang Zhao and Jiyang Pan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:336
  18. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) is a complex condition associated with alcohol use disorder (AUD), characterized by significant variations in symptom severity among patients. The psychological and emotional ...

    Authors: Guanghui Shen, Li Chen, Yanlong Liu, Qi Zhu, Yimin Kang, Xinguang Luo, Fan Wang and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:335
  19. This study aimed to explore the gut microbiota and inflammatory factor characteristics in major depressive disorder (MDD) patients with anorexia and to analyze the correlation between gut microbiota and inflam...

    Authors: Fengtao Guo, Lin Jing, Yunfan Xu, Kun Zhang, Ying Li, Ning Sun, Penghong Liu and Huanhu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:334
  20. Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD) was newly included in the ICD-11 and DSM-5-TR. It is not yet part of the standard assessments in many healthcare systems, including psychiatric wards. Because disordered grief is...

    Authors: Mirjam Sophie Rueger, Franziska Lechner-Meichsner, Lotte Kirschbaum, Silke Lubik, Sibylle C. Roll and Regina Steil
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:333
  21. Adverse childhood events (ACEs), psychopathy, and self-harming behaviours are prevalent among individuals in the forensic psychiatry system. While existing literature suggests that ACEs, self-harm, and psychop...

    Authors: Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Gary A. Chaimowitz, Bailea Erb, Heather Moulden, Sebastien Prat, Arianna Davids and Andrew T. Olagunju
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:332
  22. To examine the factor structure and psychometric properties of the Patient Health Questionnaire for Adolescents (PHQ-A) in Chinese children and adolescents with major depressive disorder (MDD).

    Authors: Yu-Qi Chen, Xiao-Jie Huang, Fan Yang, Jing-Jing Yang, Jing Zhong, Kai-Min Yao, Jing-Xiao Kuang and Ming-Zhi Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:331
  23. Victimisation of persons with severe mental illness is recognised as an urgent global concern, with literature pointing to higher rates of violent victimisation of persons with severe mental illness than those...

    Authors: Rwamahe Rutakumwa, Birthe Loa Knizek, Christine Tusiime, Richard Stephen Mpango, Carol Birungi and Eugene Kinyanda
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:329
  24. Little evidence is available to verify the mediating effect of dispositional mindfulness on the association between gaming disorder and various impulsivity traits. The present study aimed to investigate the me...

    Authors: Anson Chui Yan Tang, Regina Lai-Tong Lee, Paul Hong Lee, Keiko Tanida, Shun Chan, Simon Ching Lam, Jennifer Nailes, Joy P. Malinit, Jose Ronilo G. Juangco, Qing Wang, Jason Ligot and Lorna Kwai Ping Suen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:328
  25. Exposure and response prevention (ERP) is considered the first-line psychotherapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Substantial research supports the effectiveness of ERP, yet a notable portion of patie...

    Authors: Kristian Tjelle, Håvard Berg Opstad, Stian Solem, Gerd Kvale, Michael G. Wheaton, Thröstur Björgvinsson, Bjarne Hansen and Kristen Hagen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:327
  26. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), if severe, is usually treated with stimulant or non-stimulant medication. However, users prefer non-drug treatments due to side effects. Alternative non-medicat...

    Authors: Katya Rubia, Lena Johansson, Ben Carter, Dominic Stringer, Paramala Santosh, Mitul A. Mehta, Aldo Alberto Conti, Natali Bozhilova, Irem Ece Eraydin and Samuele Cortese
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:326
  27. Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is a new diagnosis added to the DSM-5 characterized by pathological eating habits without body image disturbances. Previous findings demonstrated a general ass...

    Authors: Roni Chaaya, Rabih Hallit, Diana Malaeb, Fouad Sakr, Mariam Dabbous, Sami El Khatib, Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:325
  28. Methamphetamine (MA) abuse has resulted in a plethora of social issues. Sleep disturbance is a prominent issue about MA addiction, which serve as a risk factor for relapse, and the gut microbiota could play an...

    Authors: Zijing Deng, Linzi Liu, Wen Liu, Ruina Liu, Tao Ma, Yide Xin, Yu Xie, Yifan Zhang, Yifang Zhou and Yanqing Tang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:324
  29. In addition to having higher negative affect and lower positive affect overall, depressed individuals exhibit heightened affective reactivity to external stimuli than non-depressed individuals. Sleep may contr...

    Authors: Sun Ah Lee, Dahlia Mukherjee, Jonathan Rush, Soomi Lee and David M. Almeida
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:323
  30. The surge in digital media consumption, coupled with the ensuing consequences of digital addiction, has witnessed a rapid increase, particularly after the initiation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite some stud...

    Authors: Firoj Al-Mamun, Md Emran Hasan, Nahida Bintee Mostofa, Marzia Akther, Tahnin Mashruba, Mohammad Arif, Amatul Haque Chaahat, Anha Bushra Salam, Maksuda Akter, Md Al Asif Abedin, Md. Imtiaj Ahmad Bulbul, Md Shoeb Adnan, Md. Shafiul Islam, Mst. Shauda Ahmed, Md. Sultan Mahmud Shahin, Saiful Islam…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:322
  31. 1H-MRS is increasingly used in basic and clinical research to explain brain function and alterations respectively. In psychosis research it is now one of the main tools to investigate imbalances in the glutamat.....

    Authors: Verena F. Demler, Elisabeth F. Sterner, Martin Wilson, Claus Zimmer and Franziska Knolle
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:320
  32. The underlying neurobiology of the complex autism phenotype remains obscure, although accumulating evidence implicates the serotonin system and especially the 5HT2A receptor. However, previous research has largel...

    Authors: Tobias P. Whelan, Eileen Daly, Nicolaas A. Puts, Paula Smith, Carrie Allison, Simon Baron-Cohen, Ekaterina Malievskaia, Declan G. M. Murphy and Grainne M. McAlonan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:319
  33. Studies conducted in Western societies have identified variables associated with chronic pain, but few have done so across cultures. Our study aimed to clarify the relationship between specific mental health m...

    Authors: Tanya Tandon, Mayron Piccolo, Katharina Ledermann, Richard J. McNally, Rashmi Gupta, Naser Morina and Chantal Martin-Soelch
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:318
  34. Young adults are in a constant phase of realizing their meaning in life while being in a constant pursuit of meaning. Meaning in life is a subjective, personal construct related to the perception of one’s own ...

    Authors: Roni Chaaya, Ecem Yakın, Diana Malaeb, Rabih Hallit, Sahar Obeid, Feten Fekih-Romdhane and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:316
  35. Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumor in females worldwide. During disease development, breast cancer patients suffer anxious and depressed, which may lead to worse quality of life or even higher mo...

    Authors: Huanwei Wang, Rigen Te, Jianxing Zhang, Yanbing Su, Hongxia Zhou, Na Guo, Dongmei Chi and Wan Huang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:315
  36. Distinguishing untreated major depressive disorder without medication (MDD) from schizophrenia with depressed mood (SZDM) poses a clinical challenge. This study aims to investigate differences in fractional am...

    Authors: Wensheng Chen, Jiaquan Liang, Xiangna Qiu, Yaqiao Sun, Yong Xie, Wenbo Shangguan, Chunguo Zhang and Weibin Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:313
  37. Cognitive impairment (CoI), chronic kidney disease (CKD), and depression are prevalent among older adults and are interrelated, imposing a significant disease burden. This study evaluates the association of CK...

    Authors: Tong Zhou, Jiayu Zhao, Yimei Ma, Linqian He, Zhouting Ren, Kun Yang, Jincheng Tang, Jiali Liu, Jiaming Luo and Heping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:312
  38. Few studies have focused on functional impairment in depressed patients during symptomatic remission. The exact relationship between cognitive performance and functional outcomes of patients with Major depress...

    Authors: Ruiqing Luo, Ningdan Fan, Yikai Dou, Yu Wang, Min Wang, Xiao Yang and Xiaohong Ma
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:311
  39. Lateral ventricular enlargement represents a canonical morphometric finding in chronic patients with schizophrenia; however, longitudinal studies elucidating complex dynamic trajectories of ventricular volume ...

    Authors: Patrik Svancer, Vaclav Capek, Antonin Skoch, Miloslav Kopecek, Kristyna Vochoskova, Marketa Fialova, Petra Furstova, Lea Jakob, Eduard Bakstein, Marian Kolenic, Jaroslav Hlinka, Pavel Knytl and Filip Spaniel
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:309
  40. Facilities providing health- and social services for youth are commonly faced with the need for assessment and management of violent behavior. These providers often experience shortage of resources, compromisi...

    Authors: Anniken L. W. Laake, John Olav Roaldset, Tonje Lossius Husum, Stål Kapstø Bjørkly, Carina Chudiakow Gustavsen and Øyvind Lockertsen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:303

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