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  1. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies have identified brain changes associated with anxiety disorders (ADs), but the results remain mixed, particularly at a younger age. One key predictor of ADs is behavior...

    Authors: Rawan A. Hammoud, Lara Abou Ammar, Stephen J. McCall, Wael Shamseddeen and Martine Elbejjani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:257
  2. Severe mental illness (SMI) imposes a substantial worldwide burden of disability, highlighting the need for comprehensive and adaptable mental health services. This study aims to assess the efficacy and cost-e...

    Authors: Mozhgan Taban, Sara Nooraeen, Kiarash Tanha, Maziar Moradi-Lakeh and Seyed Kazem Malakouti
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:256
  3. Suicide is a leading cause of maternal death during pregnancy and the year after birth (the perinatal period). While maternal suicide is a relatively rare event with a prevalence of 3.84 per 100,000 live birth...

    Authors: Kaat De Backer, Alexandra Pali, Fiona L. Challacombe, Rosanna Hildersley, Mary Newburn, Sergio A. Silverio, Jane Sandall, Louise M. Howard and Abigail Easter
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:255
  4. Traumatic experiences in childhood can lead to trauma symptoms and impaired mental health, especially when children are exposed to war and political violence. Despite significant attention to child's exposure ...

    Authors: Guido Veronese, Fayez Mahamid, Dana Bdier, Hania Obaid and Federica Cavazzoni
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:254
  5. There is a lack of measures and data on interpersonal mindfulness from non-Western cultures, which can hinder advances in our understanding of the construct, its conceptual representation, and its effects on h...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Diana Malaeb, Vanessa Azzi, Rabih Hallit, Mariam Dabbous, Fouad Sakr, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:253
  6. Prior studies have identified a correlation between breakfast skipping and a heightened risk of mental health issues. This investigation aimed to employ a Two-Sample Mendelian Randomization (MR) approach to ex...

    Authors: Zheng Zhang, Jinglan Tan and Qinghua Luo
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:252
  7. The Quick Delay Questionnaire (QDQ) is a short questionnaire designed to assess delay-related difficulties in adults. This study aimed to examine the reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the QDQ ...

    Authors: Caili Chen, Shiyu Zhang, Haiheng Hong, Sunwei Qiu, Yi Zhou, Mengjie Zhao, Meirong Pan, Feifei Si, Min Dong, Haimei Li, Yufeng Wang, Lu Liu, Edmund J. S. Sonuga-Barke and Qiujin Qian
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:251
  8. Bedtime procrastination refers to an individual’s inability to go to bed at a predetermined time without external obstacles. Previous researchers have found that the bedtime procrastination is harmful to human...

    Authors: Jiahao Huang, Zhenliang Yang, Qian Wang, Junling Liu, Wenlan Xie and Yuqi Sun
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:250
  9. Both genetic and environmental factors play crucial roles in the development of major depressive disorder (MDD) and suicide attempts (SA). However, the interaction between both items remains unknown. This stud...

    Authors: Jian-Yue Pang, Yi-Ping Wang, Hui-Min Teng, Jin He, Rui Luo, Si-Meng Feng, Wei-Hua Yue and Heng-Fen Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:249
  10. Glutamatergic function abnormalities have been implicated in the etiology of treatment-resistant schizophrenia (TRS), and the efficacy of clozapine may be attributed to its impact on the glutamate system. Rece...

    Authors: Jingqi He, Jinguang Li, Yisen Wei, Zhangyin He, Junyu Liu, Ning Yuan, Risheng Zhou, Xingtao He, Honghong Ren, Lin Gu, Yanhui Liao, Xiaogang Chen and Jinsong Tang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:248
  11. The Hospital Consultants’ Job Stress Questionnaire (HCJSQ) has been widely used to assess sources and levels of job stress. However, its reliability and validity among Chinese dental workers have not been exte...

    Authors: Huiqing Long, Li Yan, Xiaogang Zhong, Lu Yang, Yiyun Liu, Juncai Pu, Fangzhi Lou, Shihong Luo, Yingying Zhang, Yang Liu, Ping Ji and Xin Jin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:246
  12. Patients with schizophrenia (SZ) or bipolar disorder (BD) may have increased risk of complications from prescribed opioids, including opioid-induced respiratory depression. We compared prescription opioid pain...

    Authors: Brittany D. Roy, Jianheng Li, Cathy Lally, Sarah C. Akerman, Maria A. Sullivan, James Fratantonio, William Dana Flanders and Madé Wenten
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:244
  13. Bipolar disorder (BD) is a severe mental disorder with heavy disease burden. Females with BD are special populations who suffer a lot from childhood trauma, social support, cognitive deficits, and suicidality....

    Authors: Min Yang, Jiaxin Li, Yaqian Fu, Guotao Wang, Minghui Liu, Jindong Chen and Jieyu Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:243
  14. A temporal network of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) symptoms could provide valuable understanding of the occurrence and maintenance of GAD. We aim to obtain an exploratory conceptualization of temporal GA...

    Authors: Jiaxi Peng, Shuai Yuan, Zihan Wei, Chang Liu, Kuiliang Li, Xinyi Wei, Shangqing Yuan, Zhihua Guo, Lin Wu, Tingwei Feng, Yu Zhou, Jiayi Li, Qun Yang, Xufeng Liu, Shengjun Wu and Lei Ren
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:241
  15. 80% of patients value information on treatment options as an important part of recovery, further patients with a history of psychotic episodes feel excluded from decision making about their antipsychotic treat...

    Authors: Sofie Norlin Mølgaard, Mette Ødegaard Nielsen, Kickan Roed and Jimmi Nielsen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:240
  16. More in-depth evidence about the complex relationships between different risk factors and mental health among adolescents has been warranted. Thus, the aim of the study was to examine the direct and indirect e...

    Authors: Tonje Holte Stea, Tore Bonsaksen, Pierre Smith, Annette Løvheim Kleppang, Anne Mari Steigen, Marja Leonhardt, Lars Lien and Mario Vianna Vettore
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:239
  17. There is growing evidence that Technology Assisted Sexual Abuse (TASA) represents a serious problem for large numbers of children. To date, there are very few evidence-based interventions available to young pe...

    Authors: Ethel Quayle, Amanda Larkin, Matthias Schwannauer, Filippo Varese, Kim Cartwright, Prathiba Chitsabesan, Victoria Green, Gillian Radford, Cathy Richards, Sara Shafi, Pauline Whelan, Cindy Chan, William Hewins, Alice Newton, Erica Niebauer, Marina Sandys…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:237
  18. The Jenkins Sleep Scale is a widely used self-report questionnaire that assesses sleep quality and disturbances. This study aimed to translate the scale into Arabic and evaluate its psychometric properties in ...

    Authors: Yasmin AlMashouk, Salma Yasser Abu-Saleh, Hadeel Ghazzawi, Khaled Trabelsi and Haitham Jahrami
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:236
  19. A strong increase in mental health emergency consultations and admissions in youths has been reported in recent years. Although empirical evidence is lacking, gender differences in risk of admission may have c...

    Authors: Linda Dil, Saskia Mérelle, Nick Lommerse, Jaap Peen, Pety So, Rien Van, Jeroen Zoeteman and Jack Dekker
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:235
  20. Although gaming problems are associated with poor mental health, few population-based studies have examined its association with self-harm and suicidality. This study investigates the association between gamin...

    Authors: Tony Leino, Turi Reiten Finserås, Jens Christoffer Skogen, Ståle Pallesen, Joakim Hellumbråten Kristensen, Rune Aune Mentzoni and Børge Sivertsen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:234
  21. Clinical insight (i.e., impaired insight into illness) is increasingly recognized by the scientific community as a significant contributor to an array of psychological and clinical outcomes in schizophrenia. T...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Zeinab Bitar, Fadila Al Mouzakzak, Ghinwa Abilmona, Oussama Dahdouh and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:233
  22. Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Tourette Syndrome (TS), have been extensively studied for their multifaceted im...

    Authors: Zefang Li, Xueqiang Wu, Hanzheng Li, Cong Bi, Can Zhang, Yiqing Sun and Zhaojun Yan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:232
  23. Depression is one of the most common mental disorders that leads to anxiety, sleep disturbances, and suicidal thoughts. Due to the high cost of treatment and the reluctance of many patients to seek medical hel...

    Authors: Zeinab Soltani, Naser Parizad, Moloud Radfar, Vahid Alinejad, Mohammad Arzanlo and Mahmonir Haghighi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:231
  24. Studies suggest that individualized music listening is an effective, non-pharmacological intervention for improving the quality of life of people with dementia in the institutional care setting. Noting that most ...

    Authors: Elisabeth Jakob, Juliane Meininger, Mareike Hillebrand, Lisette Weise and Gabriele Wilz
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:230
  25. Conceptualizing adolescent NSSI and emotional symptoms as a system of causal elements could provide valuable insights into the development of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescent. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Muzhen Guan, Junchang Liu, Xinhong Li, Min Cai, Jing Bi, Ping Zhou, Zhongheng Wang, Songwen Wu, Li Guo and Huaning Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:229
  26. Exercise plays a crucial role in addressing the increased cardiometabolic morbidity and premature mortality in people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. When delivered in community-based settings, exercise...

    Authors: Martin Færch Andersen, Kickan Roed, Victor Sørensen, Allan Riis, Bolette Skjødt Rafn, Bjørn Hylsebeck Ebdrup and Julie Midtgaard
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:228
  27. One of the most robust risk factors for developing a mood disorder is having a parent with a mood disorder. Unfortunately, mechanisms explaining the transmission of mood disorders from one generation to the ne...

    Authors: Annabel Vreeker, Melany Horsfall, Merijn Eikelenboom, Annemerle Beerthuizen, Veerle Bergink, Marco P. M. Boks, Catharina A. Hartman, Ricki de Koning, Max de Leeuw, Dominique F. Maciejewski, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx and Manon H. J. Hillegers
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:227
  28. Patients with schizophrenia (SCZ) exhibit difficulties deficits in recognizing facial expressions with unambiguous valence. However, only a limited number of studies have examined how these patients fare in in...

    Authors: Xiaoli Lyu, Yuyan Chi, Zhenyu Wang, Xinyan Shao, Guangya Zhang, Chuanwei Li, Chenglong Dong, Xuqin Wang, Xin Li, Chuanlin Zhu, Xiaofeng Xu and Xiangdong Du
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:226
  29. Preliminary evidence shows promising treatment outcomes at short-term follow-up for intensive posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment, but long-term follow-up studies are sparse. This study is a sequel ...

    Authors: Julie Rendum Klaeth, Andreas Gjerde Jensen, Trude Julie Brynhildsvoll Auren and Stian Solem
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:225
  30. Childhood trauma is a pivotal risk factor for adolescent depression. While the association between childhood trauma and depression is well-established, the mediating role of self-concept has not been acknowled...

    Authors: Yufei Hu, Ying Yang, Zhengna He, Duanwei Wang, Feiyu Xu, Xingxing Zhu and Kangcheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:224
  31. Somatisation is a highly prevalent psychiatric syndrome in both women and men, in which psychological distress is manifested in physical symptoms without a medical explanation. Many patients with somatisation ...

    Authors: Carina Iloson, Marcus Praetorius Björk, Anna Möller, Karin Sundfeldt and Susanne Bernhardsson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:223
  32. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a major clinical problem in Uganda. Explanatory models (EMs) of illness are important as they have consequences for treatment. Clinicians´ knowledge about patients´ EMs can improv...

    Authors: Hanna Rudenstrand and Sofie Bäärnhielm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:222
  33. The proliferation of social media platforms has provided a unique space for discourse on mental health, originally intended to destigmatize mental illness. However, recent discourses on these platforms have sh...

    Authors: Barikisu Issaka, Ebenezer Ato Kwamena Aidoo, Sandra Freda Wood and Fatima Mohammed
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:221
  34. Self-harm presents a significant public health challenge. Emergency departments (EDs) are crucial healthcare settings in managing self-harm, but clinician uncertainty in risk assessment may contribute to ineff...

    Authors: Philippe Mortier, Franco Amigo, Madhav Bhargav, Susana Conde, Montse Ferrer, Oskar Flygare, Busenur Kizilaslan, Laura Latorre Moreno, Angela Leis, Miguel Angel Mayer, Víctor Pérez-Sola, Ana Portillo-Van Diest, Juan Manuel Ramírez-Anguita, Ferran Sanz, Gemma Vilagut, Jordi Alonso…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:220
  35. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is heritable neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), but environmental risk factors have also been suggested to a play a role in its development. Prenatal, perinatal and parental fa...

    Authors: Jia-jia Yuan, Ya-nan Zhao, Xing-yu Lan, Yong Zhang and Rong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:219
  36. A suicide attempt (SA) is a clinically serious action. Researchers have argued that reducing long-term SA risk may be possible, provided that at-risk individuals are identified and receive adequate treatment. ...

    Authors: Marcel Miché, Marie-Pierre F. Strippoli, Martin Preisig and Roselind Lieb
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:217
  37. Approximately half of patients who seek care at Emergency Departments due to chest pain are diagnosed with Non-Cardiac Chest Pain (NCCP). Concerns for heart disease and misinterpretation of the symptoms increa...

    Authors: Magda Eriksson-Liebon, Mats Westas, Peter Johansson and Ghassan Mourad
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:216
  38. With 11,558 deaths and 200,000 suicide attempts in 2019, France is among the European countries most affected. The aim of this study was to determine the costs and burden of suicides and suicide attempts in Fr...

    Authors: Laeticia Blampain Segar, Charles Laidi, Ophélia Godin, Philippe Courtet, Guillaume Vaiva, Marion Leboyer and Isabelle Durand-Zaleski
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:215
  39. The Racing and Crowded Thoughts Questionnaire (RCTQ-13) is the most widely used specific scale for the measurement of racing thoughts, but there is currently no Spanish version that allow the evaluation in Spanis...

    Authors: Daniela Garcés Rodríguez, Juan Pablo Zapata-Ospina, María Mercedes Uribe, Diana Suarez, Luis Fernando Tabares, Luisa Fernanda Ahunca, Daniel Camilo Aguirre, Jorge Carlos Holguín and Jenny García Valencia
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:214
  40. The burdens of anxiety and depression symptoms have significantly increased in the general US population, especially during this COVID-19 epidemiological crisis. The first step in an effective treatment for an...

    Authors: David Adzrago, Timothy J. Walker and Faustine Williams
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:213
  41. Studies show that three-quarters of mental disorders appear during young adulthood, which makes students a risk group. Especially people with anxiety and depression experience lower Quality of Life (QoL) compa...

    Authors: Emily Wilzer, Annalena Zeisel, Veit Roessner and Melanie Ring
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:212
  42. Lived experience workforces are one of the fastest growing emerging disciplines in Australian mental health service settings. Individuals with lived and living experience of mental distress employed in mental ...

    Authors: Verity Reeves, Heather McIntyre, Mark Loughhead, Matthew Anthony Halpin and Nicholas Procter
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:211
  43. Current research has been focusing on non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) behaviors among adolescents with depression. Although family intimacy and adaptability are considered protective factors for NSSI, evidence...

    Authors: Yuehong Gao, Yanchi Wang, Zhiping Wang, Mingzhen Ma, Hongjiao Li, Jinhong Wang, Jianan Liu, Huaying Qian, Ping Zhu and Xujuan Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:210
  44. Visual impairment (VI) with comorbid mental disorders (MDs) are expected to have a major impact on people’s daily functioning, for which tailored support is needed. However, this has been barely investigated. ...

    Authors: Marjolein LA Onnink, Lisanne BA Teunissen, Peter FJ Verstraten, Ruth MA van Nispen and Hilde PA van der Aa
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:209
  45. Using the RE-AIM (reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, maintenance) framework, we outline steps taken to implement an evidence-based cognitive training program, Club Connect, in older adults with ma...

    Authors: Claudia Woolf, L. Kaplan, L. M. Norrie, D. Burke, M. Cunich, L. Mowszowski and S. L. Naismith
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:208

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