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  1. Globally, Internet is a recognized form of leisure, but there are growing apprehensions about the increasing number of individuals developing an addiction to it. Recent research has focused on social issues as...

    Authors: Yuqiong Zhu, Haihan Chen, Junda Li, Xian Mei and Wenjuan Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:921
  2. Individual placement and support (IPS) is an evidence-based practice (EBP) designed to help people with severe mental illness re-enter the labour market. Implementing an IPS program within a new context (e.g.,...

    Authors: Amanda Kwan, Stephany Berinstein, Jonathan Morris and Skye Barbic
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:919
  3. Emergency departments are important points of intervention, to reduce the risk of further self-harm and suicide. A national programme to standardise the management of people presenting to the emergency departm...

    Authors: G Cully, P Corcoran, D Gunnell, SS Chang, B McElroy, S O’Connell, E Arensman, IJ Perry and E Griffin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:917
  4. Parents whom adolescents disclose sexual abuse face both a personal traumatic experience, and the need to support their child who is going through a grueling period and needs them. Many quantitative studies ex...

    Authors: Philippe Mauny, Sélim Benjamin Guessoum, Marie Rose Moro, Rahmeth Radjack and Émilie Carretier
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:916
  5. Smartphone addiction is prevalent among college students, and there is a concern that the COVID-19 pandemic may bring an increased prevalence of smartphone addiction due to constant online classes and repeat q...

    Authors: Jie Liu, Xingfeng Yu, Lingna Kong and Xiaobo Zhou
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:915
  6. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) often exhibit neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS), particularly delusions. Previous studies have shown an association between white matter hyperintensities (WMH) and specific...

    Authors: Wei Fan, Shaolun Ma, Ziqi Wang, Yuanyuan Han, Xiaowei Liu, Rui Gu and Qingyan Cai
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:914
  7. In Canada, ensuring public safety, and the safety and well-being of accused individuals under the jurisdiction of the provincial review board are very important. While previous studies have reported a signific...

    Authors: Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Gary Andrew Chaimowitz, Bailea Erb, Sébastien Prat, Arianna Davids, Heather Moulden, Amara Robbins, John Bradford, Mini Mamak and Andrew Toyin Olagunju
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:913
  8. The 11th revision of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) includes a new disorder, complex posttraumatic stress disorder (CPTSD), the diagnostic applicability of wh...

    Authors: Luxi Yang, Chenguang Wei and Yiming Liang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:911
  9. Previous studies have shown that being employed is associated not only with patients’ health but also with the outcome of their treatment for severe mental illness. This study examined what influence employmen...

    Authors: Ard J. van Oosten, Kasper van Mens, Roland W. B. Blonk, Alex Burdorf and Bea Tiemens
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:910
  10. Lifestyle factors such as smoking, alcohol use, suboptimal diet, and inadequate physical activity have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. There are limited data on these risk facto...

    Authors: Edith Kwobah, Nastassja Koen, Ann Mwangi, Lukoye Atwoli and Dan J. Stein
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:909

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:115

  11. Complicated grief (CG) resulting from poor adaptation to the death of a close person may have been related with the presence of other mental health problems in older adults in Peru during the COVID-19 pandemic...

    Authors: Stefan Escobar-Agreda, Zoila Romero Albino, Pavel J. Contreras and María Sofía Cuba-Fuentes
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:908
  12. Patients’ attitudes toward medication have been shown to be a predictor of nonadherence to antipsychotic treatment. However, most previous studies that explored this relationship used a cross-sectional design....

    Authors: Nan Dai, Bingjie Huang, Tianqi Gao, Yue Zheng, Chuan Shi, Chengcheng Pu and Xin Yu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:907
  13. Mindfulness may serve as a component of metacognitive beliefs and can also be viewed as a form of time perspective. The interplay between time perspective and metacognitive beliefs remains understudied. Both a...

    Authors: Abdallah Chahine, Christian-Joseph El Zouki, Mariam Mhanna, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:906
  14. This 4-year follow-up study was conducted to evaluate the predictive effects of prepandemic individual and environmental factors on problematic smartphone use (PSU) among young adult lesbian, gay, and bisexual...

    Authors: Mei-Feng Huang, Yu-Ping Chang, Wen-Jiun Chou and Cheng-Fang Yen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:905
  15. Suicide is a pressing matter for the military. Not only does it pose a health risk, but suicide also compromises operational readiness. Despite provision of suicide prevention clinical best practices, the Depa...

    Authors: Justin C. Baker, Shawna Grover, Laura H. Gunn, Cindy Charles, Heather Rikli, Michael J. Franks, Lauren R. Khazem, Sean Williams, Ennio Ammendola, Cherita Washington, Marquita Bennette, Austin Starkey, Kelly Schnecke, Shannon Cain, Craig J. Bryan and Robert J. Cramer
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:904
  16. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is commonly used to measure anxiety and depression, but the number of studies validating psychometric properties in older adults are limited. To our knowledge, ...

    Authors: Heidi Emly Sivertsen, Anne-Sofie Helvik, Linda Gjøra and Gørill Haugan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:903
  17. Over the past three years, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought an overwhelming impact on Chinas hospital system and health care workers, which can lead to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. Previous r...

    Authors: Huan Liu, Ningying Zhou, Zhiqing Zhou, Xiubin Tao, Yan Kong and Ming Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:902
  18. Dysfunctional attitudes, which are characterized by distorted self-cognitions, were considered to be linked to personality traits. It was found that certain personality traits may predict dysfunctional attitud...

    Authors: Jin Liu, Mengqi Zhang, Yumeng Ju, Mi Wang, Yanjun Chen, Jinrong Sun, Xiaowen Lu, Qiangli Dong, Liang Zhang, Ping Wan, Hua Guo, Futao Zhao, Mei Liao, Yan Zhang, Bangshan Liu and Lingjiang Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:901
  19. The doctor-patient relationship (DPR) plays a crucial role in the Chinese healthcare system, functioning to improve medical quality and reduce medical costs. This study examined the psychometric properties of ...

    Authors: Jianhua Du, Yufei Wang, Aoxue Wu, Yinan Jiang, Yanping Duan, Wenqi Geng, Lin Wan, Jiarui Li, Jiaojiao Hu, Jing Jiang, Lili Shi and Jing Wei
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:900
  20. Abnormalities in brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been reported in drug-naive and chronic patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The Fazekas scale is a method used to categorize and grad...

    Authors: Olga Bayar Kapıcı, Yaşar Kapıcı and Atilla Tekin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:899
  21. This study aims to explore the psychological characteristics, related emotional problems and potential NIR brain function mechanism of adolescents who refuse to attend school.

    Authors: Gaizhi Li, Ying Niu, Xiumei Liang, Elissar Andari, Zhifen Liu and Ke-Rang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:898
  22. Specifiers for a major depressive disorder (MDE) are supposed to reduce diagnostic heterogeneity. However, recent literature challenges the idea that the atypical and melancholic specifiers identify more homog...

    Authors: John F. Buss, Ashley L. Watts and Lorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:897
  23. Loneliness has become a significant public health problem and should be addressed with more research over a broader period. This study investigates the variations in the prevalence of loneliness among a nation...

    Authors: Nayan Parlikar, Kirsti Kvaløy, Linn Beate Strand, Geir Arild Espnes and Unni Karin Moksnes
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:895
  24. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) has a negative impact on one’s health and wastes a lot of societal resources since it damages one’s brain tissue. Yet the knowledge of the neural mechanisms underlying alcohol addict...

    Authors: Xia Ruan, Zhiyan Song, Jie Zhang, Tingting Yu, Jun Chen and Tiantian Zhou
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:894
  25. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) resulting from a forceful impact to the head can cause severe functional disabilities, with cognitive impairment being a major hindrance to patients' return to daily life. Encourag...

    Authors: Meysam Rahmani-Katigari, Fatemeh Mohammadian and Leila Shahmoradi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:893
  26. Amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) is considered a prodromal phase of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, little is known about the neuropsychological characteristic at pre-MCI stage. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Xiaoqian Bao, Wei Li, Yuanyuan Liu, Xia Li, Ling Yue and Shifu Xiao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:892
  27. Depression and anxiety are frequently coexisted mental illness. The lack of solid objective diagnostic criteria has led to a high rate of suicide. The brain-gut axis bridges the gastrointestinal system with ne...

    Authors: Baichuan Li, Anjiao Peng, Danxuan Yang, Na Yang, Xia Zhao, Peimin Feng, Zhenlei Wang and Lei Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:891
  28. For better disease management and improved prognosis, early identification of co-morbid depression in diabetic patients is warranted. the WHO-5 well-being index (WHO-5) has been used to screen for depression i...

    Authors: Jianhua Du, Yinan Jiang, Cathy Lloyd, Norman Sartorius, Jie Ren, Weigang Zhao, Jing Wei and Xia Hong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:890
  29. This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms among quarantined college students at school in Shanghai 2022 lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic and investigate the associatio...

    Authors: Tingting Qiao, Dingwei Gao, Gaixia Lu, Wanwan Yi and Zhongwei Lv
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:889
  30. Despite numerous national depression care guidelines (DCGs), suboptimal antidepressant treatment may occur. We examined DCG concordance and depression treatment outcomes in psychiatric settings.

    Authors: Johanna von Knorring, Ilya Baryshnikov, Pekka Jylhä, Tiina Talaslahti, Martti Heikkinen and Erkki Isometsä
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:888
  31. There is a complex relationship between social anxiety and sleep quality. However, network analysis studies of associations between social anxiety and sleep quality are lacking, particularly among patients wit...

    Authors: Chunyan He, Yang He, Tianqi Yang, Chao Wu, Yawei Lin, Jiaran Yan, Wei Chang, Fenxia Chang, Yameng Wang, Shengjun Wu and Baohua Cao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:887
  32. Adolescence is a key time for the development of depression symptoms and the diet quality may be associated with mental health conditions. The present study examined the association between depression and qual...

    Authors: Sara Beigrezaei, Zahra Darabi, Ian G. Davies, Mohsen Mazidi, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan and Sayyed Saeid Khayyatzadeh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:886
  33. The Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a mental health disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a loss of interest in activit...

    Authors: Claudia Savia Guerrera, Giuseppe Alessio Platania, Francesco Maria Boccaccio, Pierfrancesco Sarti, Simone Varrasi, Chiara Colliva, Margherita Grasso, Simona De Vivo, Davide Cavallaro, Fabio Tascedda, Concetta Pirrone, Filippo Drago, Santo Di Nuovo, Johanna M. C. Blom, Filippo Caraci and Sabrina Castellano
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:885
  34. Local humanitarian workers in low and middle-income countries must often contend with potentially morally injurious situations, often with limited resources. This creates barriers to providing sustainable ment...

    Authors: Ruth Wells, Ceren Acarturk, Muhammad Kamruzzaman Mozumder, Gülşah Kurt, Louis Klein, Salah Addin Lekkeh, Ammar Beetar, Sabiha Jahan, Fatema Almeamari, Md. Omar Faruk, Michael McGrath, Syeda Fatema Alam, Mustafa Alokoud, Ranak Dewan, Ahmed El Vecih, Hafsa El-Dardery…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:884
  35. Smartphone addiction is a global problem affecting university students. Previous studies have explored smartphone addiction and related factors using latent variables. In contrast, this study examines the role...

    Authors: Cunjia Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:883
  36. In 2011, Korean Neuropsychiatric Association renamed schizophrenia from ‘mind split disorder’ (‘Jungshinbunyeolbyung’ in Korean) to ‘attunement disorder’ (‘Johyeonbyung’ in Korean), in a strategic way to reduc...

    Authors: Il Bin Kim, Joonho Choi, Seon-Cheol Park, Shinsuke Koike, Jun Soo Kwon, Eunkyung Kim, Hyo Sun Choi, Ju Yeon Lee and Yu Sang Lee
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:882
  37. Anhedonia is a core symptom in patients with unipolar and bipolar depression. However, sex-specific markers reflecting biological heterogeneity are lacking. Emerging evidence suggests that sex differences in i...

    Authors: Shengjuan Lin, Rongxun Liu, Zhongguo Zhang, Fengyi Liu, Shisen Qin, Yange Wei and Fei Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:879
  38. Based on clinical experience, a (hypothetical) four-type model of suicidality that differentiates between subtypes with a unique pathway to entrapment ((h)4ME)was developed. The subtypes are: 1) perceptual dis...

    Authors: Remco F. P. de Winter, Connie M. Meijer, Anne T. van den Bos, Nienke Kool-Goudzwaard, John H. Enterman, Manuela A.M.L Gemen, Chani Nuij, Mirjam C. Hazewinkel, Danielle Steentjes, Gabrielle E. van Son, Derek P. de Beurs and Marieke H. de Groot
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:878
  39. Firearm violence is a growing public health problem causing death globally. With easy accessibility to firearms, suicides, homicides, and homicide-suicides have increased among security officers, especially in...

    Authors: Moses Muwanguzi, Moses Kule, Simpson Nuwamanya and Mark Mohan Kaggwa
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:877
  40. Escitalopram is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and one of the most commonly prescribed newer antidepressants (ADs) worldwide. We aimed to explore the efficacy, acceptability and tolerability o...

    Authors: Juntao Yin, Xiaoyong Song, Chaoyang Wang, Xuhong Lin and Mingsan Miao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:876
  41. Authors: Pia Jensen, Bo Engdahl, Kristin Gustavson, Ingunn Olea Lund, Johanne Hagen Pettersen, Christian Madsen, Lars Johan Hauge, Ann Kristin Skrindo Knudsen, Anne Reneflot, Ragnhild Eek Brandlistuen, Helga Ask and Ragnar Nesvåg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:874

    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:668

  42. Suicidal thoughts, acts, plans and deaths are considerably more prevalent in people with non-affective psychosis, including schizophrenia, compared to the general population. Social isolation and interpersonal...

    Authors: Patricia Gooding, Gillian Haddock, Kamelia Harris, Menita Asriah, Yvonne Awenat, Leanne Cook, Richard J. Drake, Richard Emsley, Charlotte Huggett, Steven Jones, Fiona Lobban, Paul Marshall, Daniel Pratt and Sarah Peters
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:873
  43. Nearly five billion individuals worldwide are using social media platforms. While the benefits of using social media, such as fostering social connections, are clear, ongoing discussions are focused on whether...

    Authors: Christian Montag and Sebastian Markett
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:872
  44. Job stress has significant influence on the mental health of health care providers. The mental health and job stress of operating room nurses remain unclear. This study aimed to evaluate the mental health and ...

    Authors: Ling Wei, Zhenshan Guo, Xue Zhang, Yanbin Niu, Xiumei Wang, Lifang Ma, Min Luo and Bin Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:871

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