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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Knowledge of risk factors for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may facilitate early diagnosis; however, studies examining a broad range of potential risk factors for ADHD in adults are limited. ...

    Authors: Jeff Schein, Martin Cloutier, Marjolaine Gauthier-Loiselle, Rebecca Bungay, Emmanuelle Arpin, Annie Guerin and Ann Childress
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:870
  25. Regularizing bedtime and out-of-bed times is a core component of behavioral treatments for sleep disturbances common among patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Although improvements in subjectiv...

    Authors: Jiyoung Song, Aaron J. Fisher and Steven H. Woodward
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:869
  26. The 8-item Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D 8) has been widely used to measure depressive symptoms in many large-scale surveys. Due to its brevity, it can lower costs, relieve responden...

    Authors: Shuxia Liu, Yuan Fang, Zhongyan Su, Jimin Cai and Zhiyan Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:868
  27. Increasing evidence shows that bone turnover markers (BTMs) and vitamin D can affect human cognitive function. However, there are few studies that have investigated the association between BTMs and cognitive f...

    Authors: Chen Ling, Liling Sun, Bei Luo, Haiyun Yu, Wei Li, Yating Yang and Huanzhong Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:867
  28. Mitochondrial dysfunction leading to disturbances in energy metabolism has emerged as one of the risk factors in the pathogenesis of depression. Numerous studies have identified alterations in the content of m...

    Authors: Wenhui Li, Lingqun Zhu, Yi Chen, Yudi Zhuo, Shurun Wan and Rongjuan Guo
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:866
  29. Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death among young people aged 15–29 years. A large number of studies have found that mental disorder in adulthood is closely related to childhood trauma, and the relation...

    Authors: Kaimin Yao, Peiyi Chen, Hui Zhou, Jiajia Ruan, Dan Chen, Xueling Yang and You Zhou
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:865
  30. Authors: Olivia Ojala, Ralf Kuja-Halkola, Johan Bjureberg, Anna Ohlis, Martin Cederlöf, Eva Norén Selinus, Paul Lichtenstein, Henrik Larsson, Sebastian Lundström and Clara Hellner
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:864

    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:679

  31. The Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder – Genes and Environment (ARFID-GEN) study is a study of genetic and environmental factors that contribute to risk for developing ARFID in children and adults.

    Authors: Cynthia M. Bulik, Nadia Micali, Casey M. MacDermod, Baiyu Qi, Melissa A. Munn-Chernoff, Laura M. Thornton, Jennifer White, Lisa Dinkler, Emily M. Pisetsky, Jessica Johnson, Katelin R. Devine, Shelby N. Ortiz, Ava E. Silverman, Natasha Berthold, Alexis Dumain, Jerry Guintivano…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:863
  32. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) symptoms, are among the serious mental health challenges that Health Care Workers (HCWs) faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. As these symptoms reduce the mental well-being a...

    Authors: Neda SoleimanvandiAzar, Ali Amirkafi, Mohammadreza Shalbafan, Seyyed Amir Yasin Ahmadi, Shadi Asadzandi, Shiva Shakeri, Mahdieh Saeidi, Reza Panahi and Marzieh Nojomi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:862
  33. Medical university students are confronted with unprecedented uncertainty and stress compared with their peers. Research has explored the effect of intolerance of uncertainty on perceived stress, but little at...

    Authors: Xiaoxiao Xu, Xiaofan Yan, Qianhui Zhang, Chen Xu and Min Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:861
  34. Quantitative electroencephalography (EEG) analysis offers the opportunity to study high-level cognitive processes across psychiatric disorders. In particular, EEG microstates translate the temporal dynamics of...

    Authors: Valeria Lucarini, Anaëlle Alouit, Delphine Yeh, Jeanne Le Coq, Romane Savatte, Mylène Charre, Cécile Louveau, Meryem Benlaifa Houamri, Sylvain Penaud, Alexandre Gaston-Bellegarde, Stéphane Rio, Laurent Drouet, Maxime Elbaz, Jean Becchio, Sylvain Pourchet, Estelle Pruvost-Robieux…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:860
  35. Investigate the sleep characteristics of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) comorbidity with panic disorder (PD), exploring its potential association with serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels.

    Authors: Shuai Yang, Xiaoyi Kong, Xueyan Li and Yi-Jun Ge
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:859
  36. Autistic people have communication, sensorial, and social difficulties, which on many occasions, make their adaptation on the sexual and affective levels difficult. For this reason, it is important to know the...

    Authors: Jordi Torralbas-Ortega, Judith Roca, Ruben Coelho-Martinho, Zaloa Orozko, Montserrat Sanromà-Ortiz and Victoria Valls-Ibáñez
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:858
  37. The nature of the relationship between Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) and psychosis is unclear so far. There is evidence that greater time spent in playing video games may expose players to both insomnia and a...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Eya Lamloum, Alexandre Andrade Loch, Wissal Cherif, Majda Cheour and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:857
  38. The brain-gut axis has gained increasing attention due to its contribution to the etiology of various central nervous system disorders. This study aims to elucidate the hypothesis that schizophrenia is associa...

    Authors: Li Shi, Peijun Ju, Xiaojing Meng, Zhongxian Wang, Lihui Yao, Mingming Zheng, Xialong Cheng, Jingwei Li, Tao Yu, Qingrong Xia, Junwei Yan, Cuizhen Zhu and Xulai Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:856
  39. The aim of this study was to assess the longitudinal association between loneliness, mental and physical ill-health indicators, lifestyle factors and mortality among middle-aged and older adults in Thailand.

    Authors: Supa Pengpid, Karl Peltzer and Dararatt Anantanasuwong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:855
  40. Effective interventions are needed to address suicide risk following discharge from the hospital emergency department or inpatient setting. Studies that examine follow-up contact methods show promise, but litt...

    Authors: Patricia D. Soderlund, Erick H. Cheung, Madonna P. Cadiz, Hafifa Siddiq, Maria Yerstein, Sae Lee, Kenneth Wells and MarySue V. Heilemann
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:854
  41. There were a few studies that examined the longitudinal association between living alone and depressive symptoms, and the vast majority of them were conducted in patients with certain diseases, such as heart f...

    Authors: Guangjun Zheng, Biying Zhou, Zhenger Fang, Chunxia Jing, Sui Zhu, Mingliang Liu, Xia Chen, Lei Zuo, Haiyan Chen and Guang Hao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:853
  42. Methamphetamine (MA) abuse is recognized as a brain disorder, and physical activity has clear benefits for MA use disorders. The specific mechanisms by which physical activity alleviates MA use disorders are c...

    Authors: Jisheng Xu, Zhicheng Zhu, Yu Jin, Changling Wei, Yi Wang and Xue Li
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:852
  43. Although, several novel strategies related to coping with stress dominate the possible vicissitudes that may occur, academic stress and its mental and physical outcomes remain a serious public concern among co...

    Authors: Elham Charoghchian Khorasani, Mohammad Ardameh, Seyedeh Belin Tavakoly Sany, Hadi Tehrani, Vahid Ghavami and Mahdi Gholian-aval
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:848
  44. Anxious depression, which is a common subtype of major depressive disorder, has distinct clinical features from nonanxious depression. However, little is known about the neurobiological characteristics of anxi...

    Authors: Peng Zhao, Xinyi Wang, Qiang Wang, Rui Yan, Mohammad Ridwan Chattun, Zhijian Yao and Qing Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:847
  45. Authors: Kristin M. Davis, Katherine Knauft, Lena Lewis, Michael Petriello, Lauren Petrick, Francesca Luca, Nataria T. Joseph, Heather Fritz, Malcolm Cutchin, Lance Rappaport, Phillip Levy, Christopher G. Engeland and Samuele Zilioli
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:846

    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:766

  46. Whether and how psychotherapies change brain structure and function is unknown. Its study is of great importance for contemporary psychotherapy, as it may lead to discovery of neurobiological mechanisms that p...

    Authors: Gilles Ambresin, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Tamara Fischmann, Nikolai Axmacher, Elke Hattingen, Ravi Bansal and Bradley S. Peterson
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:844

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