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  1. The Arab world is one of the global regions the most directly concerned by, and suffering from climate change’s adverse consequences. As such, there appears to be a strong need for an understanding of how Arab...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Diana Malaeb, Ecem Yakın, Fouad Sakr, Mariam Dabbous, Sami El Khatib, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:507
  2. Asians and Asian Americans have the lowest rate of mental health service utilization (25%) in the US compared to other racial/ethnic groups (39 − 52%), despite high rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidal i...

    Authors: Min Kyung Kim, Grace S. Su, Angel N.Y. Chan, Yuxin Fu, Yanqing Huang, Chien-Chi Huang, Ben Hires and MyDzung T. Chu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:506
  3. The risk of arrhythmia is usually assessed by the length of the corrected QT interval (QTc) when patients use antipsychotics. Prolonged QTc intervals are thought to increase the probability of malignant ventri...

    Authors: Qiong Liu, Xiaoping Yuan, Chengdong Sheng, Weixun Cai, Xuhong Geng, Huanzhong Liu and Suqi Song
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:505
  4. Declining physical activity and increasing screen time (ST) among Chinese adolescents have become major concerns shared by scholars, while mental health issues are also on the rise. Previous studies have confi...

    Authors: Guo-feng Deng, Yuan Wen, Jun Cheng, Bo Huang and Ningling Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:504
  5. According to the Common-Sense Model of Illness Representations, illness beliefs, such as causal attributions, can influence the way people assess and cope with their illness and vice versa. To date, causal att...

    Authors: Anna Katharina Reinhold, Patrick Trudzik and Anna Levke Brütt
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:503
  6. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a debilitating condition, affecting women of reproductive age. It is characterized by severe periodic physical and psychological symptoms, which end after the onset of...

    Authors: Saeideh Izadi Dehnavi, Seyede Salehe Mortazavi, Mohammad Arash Ramezani, Banafshe Gharraee and Ahmad Ashouri
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:501
  7. Cognitive problems are common symptoms among individuals with stress-related exhaustion. It is still unknown whether these individuals are at a higher risk of developing dementia later. This study aims to exam...

    Authors: Xinxin Guo, Tore Hällström, Lena Johansson, Jenna Najar, Hanna Wetterberg, Simona Sacuiu, Silke Kern and Ingmar Skoog
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:500
  8. For people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), daily life can be highly stressful with many unpredictable events that can evoke emotion dysregulation (ED): a strong difficulty with appropriately negative affe...

    Authors: Jenny C. den Boer, Helen Klip, Anita Blonk, Monique Lenselink, Shireen P.T. Kaijdoe, Melanie Tielkes, Amber van Zandbeek, Gerdine Bres, Mandy Herinx, Wouter G. Staal and Nanda Rommelse
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:499
  9. Physical health inequalities of people with serious mental illness (SMI) have been labelled an international scandal; due to the 15–20-year reduction in life expectancy associated with poor physical health. Th...

    Authors: Rebekah Carney, Shermin Imran, Heather Law, Parise Carmichael-Murphy, Leah Charlton and Sophie Parker
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:498
  10. General psychiatrists’ practice standards vary regarding when to implement transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for care of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). Furthermore, few studies have exami...

    Authors: Jesse Bastiaens, Natalie Brown, Richard A. Bermudes, Jessie L. Juusola, Dena M. Bravata and Tobias F. Marton
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:497
  11. Abortion is a stressful event that can often affect the mental health of both parents. It seems that resilient people can adapt to stressful situations. The mental health of fathers plays an important role in ...

    Authors: Seyede Zahra Jafari, Mahboubeh Hajifoghaha, Sara Azima, Parvin Ghaem Maghami and Zahra Yazdan Panahi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:496
  12. Functional somatic symptoms (FSS), which commonly cannot be attributed to well-defined organic pathology, often co-occur with internalizing psychopathology and fluctuate throughout different life stages. We ex...

    Authors: Lina Münker, Martin Køster Rimvall, Lisbeth Frostholm, Eva Ørnbøl, Kaare Bro Wellnitz, Pia Jeppesen, Judith Gerarda Maria Rosmalen and Charlotte Ulrikka Rask
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:495
  13. Despite the growing recognition of the importance of social support and physical literacy in managing hypertension among young and middle-aged patients, there is a lack of research exploring the mediating effe...

    Authors: Guiyue Ma, Chunqing Zhou, Zhihao Han, Tingyu Mu and Xiaoqin Ma
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:494
  14. In recognition of the burden of Perinatal Mental Health problems, NHS England invested £365 million to transform women’s access to mental health care, including investment in Community Perinatal Mental Health ...

    Authors: L. Fisher, A. Davey, G. Wong, S. Morgan-Trimmer, L. M. Howard, H. Sharp, K. H. Atmore, J. Brook, G. Collins, J. Domoney, E. Makinde, C. McCree and Heather A O’Mahen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:492
  15. Rash is one of common adverse drug reaction and which have been reported in typical and atypical antipsychotics. Reports of lurasidone induced skin reactions are sparse. In this study, we report a case of rash...

    Authors: Wenjuan Yang, Danhong Hu, Bei Zheng, Bing Han, Pingping Feng, Yongcan Zhou, Weixin Wang, Gonghua Li and Meiling Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:491
  16. Treatment pressures encompass communicative strategies that influence mental healthcare service users’ decision-making to increase their compliance with recommended treatment. Persuasion, interpersonal leverag...

    Authors: Christin Hempeler, Sarah Potthoff, Matthé Scholten, Georg Juckel and Jakov Gather
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:490
  17. The demand for urgent psychiatric care is increasing, but in Spain there are no clear recommendations for emergency departments (ED) on how to optimize care for patients with psychiatric emergencies. We aimed ...

    Authors: Rafael Manuel Gordillo-Urbano, Benedicto Crespo-Facorro, Víctor Pérez-Solá, Narcís Cardoner, Elena García-Ligero, Carmen Moreno, Josep Antoni Ramos-Quiroga, Miguel Ruiz-Veguilla, Mireia Vázquez-Vallejo and Juan Luis Prados-Ojeda
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:489
  18. The present longitudinal investigation had two major goals. First, we intended to clarify whether depressed patients are characterized by impairments of emotional awareness for the self and the other during ac...

    Authors: Janine Müller, Julian Herpertz, Jacob Taylor, Thomas Suslow, Richard D. Lane and Uta-Susan Donges
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:488
  19. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is one of the most effective treatments in mood disorders, mainly in major depressive episode (MDE) in the context of either unipolar (MDD) or bipolar disorder (BD). However, EC...

    Authors: Antoine Yrondi, Olivier Blanc, Loic Anguill, Christophe Arbus, Ludivine Boudieu, Marie-Camille Patoz, Adeline Arnould, Thomas Charpeaud, Jean-Baptiste Genty, Racan Abidine, Maximilien Redon, Romain Rey, Bruno Aouizerate, Djamila Bennabi, Wissam El-Hage, Bruno Etain…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:487
  20. Severe trauma accounts for a main factor inducing mortality for individuals aged < 45 years in China, which requires admission to intensive care unit (ICU) to receive comprehensive treatment. Family members of...

    Authors: Peilin Yu, Wanzhu Zhang, Shijie Li, Xuan Luo, Hao Chen and Jie Mi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:486
  21. Suicide rates in older adults are much higher than those in younger age groups. Given the rapid increase in the proportion of older adults in Korea and the high suicide rate of this age group, it is worth inve...

    Authors: Jin-kyung Lee, Jinhee Lee, Moo-Kwon Chung, Taeksoo Shin, Ji Young Park, Kyoung-Joung Lee, Hyo-Sang Lim, Sangwon Hwang, Erdenebayar Urtnasan, Yongmie Jo and Min-Hyuk Kim
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:485
  22. Many factors contribute to quality of life (QoL) in patients with schizophrenia, yet limited research examined these factors in patients in China. This cross-sectional study explores subjective QoL and its ass...

    Authors: Dan-na Zhou, Xue Yang, Wen Wang, Wen-qing Jin, Yi-lang Tang, Zhi Zheng and Yanping Ren
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:484
  23. The overall aim of this study was to understand the experiences and perspectives of immigrant Muslim women in Quebec living with mental illness, who have recently used formal mental health services such as an ...

    Authors: Malka Reich, G. Eric Jarvis and Rob Whitley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:483
  24. Hypertension, sleep disorders, and depression represent notable public health issues, and their interconnected nature has long been acknowledged. The objective of this study is to explore the interplay between...

    Authors: Chunhua Liu, Zegen Ye, Liping Chen, Huaqiang Wang, Binbin Wu, Di Li, Sisi Pan, Weiwen Qiu and Haiqin Ye
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:482
  25. Patients’ online record access (ORA) enables patients to read and use their health data through online digital solutions. One such solution, patient-accessible electronic health records (PAEHRs) have been impl...

    Authors: A.J. Fagerlund, Annika Bärkås, A. Kharko, C.R. Blease, J. Hagström, I. Huvila, I. Hörhammer, B. Kane, E. Kristiansen, S. Kujala, J. Moll, H. Rexhepi, I. Scandurra, S. Simola, H. Soone, B. Wang…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:481
  26. Increasing evidence suggested that immune abnormalities involved in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. However, the relationship between immunity and clinical features has not been clarified. The aim of thi...

    Authors: Xiaoying Wang, Wenjin Chen, Mengzhuang Gou, Wei Li, Na Li, Jinghui Tong, Yanfang Zhou, Ting Xie, Ting Yu, Wei Feng, Yanli Li, Song Chen, Baopeng Tian, Shuping Tan, Zhiren Wang, Shujuan Pan…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:480
  27. This scoping review sought to investigate the association between pregnancy-related complications and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among postpartum women, then summarize effective psychological interv...

    Authors: Zhuo Peng, Jin Liu, Bangshan Liu, Jiansong Zhou, Li Zhang and Yan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:478
  28. Compulsory admissions occur in psychiatric hospitals around the world. They result in coercive and sometimes traumatic experiences for service users and carers. Legal and service reforms in various countries a...

    Authors: Gergely Bartl, Ruth Stuart, Nafiso Ahmed, Katherine Saunders, Sofia Loizou, Grainne Brady, Hannah Gray, Andrew Grundy, Tamar Jeynes, Patrick Nyikavaranda, Karen Persaud, Ari Raad, Una Foye, Alan Simpson, Sonia Johnson and Brynmor Lloyd-Evans
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:476
  29. This study aimed to explore discrepancies in adolescents with chronic illness and their parents’ perceptions of family resilience, as well as the relationship between these differences and the psychological ad...

    Authors: Meijia Chen, Liya Ren, Hao Jiang, Yuxin Wang, Liping Zhang and Chaoqun Dong
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:475

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  30. The few studies that have explored self-harm presentation times at hospital emergency departments (EDs) – an important factor that can determine if a patient receives a mental health assessment – primarily foc...

    Authors: David McEvoy, Mary Joyce, David Mongan, Mary Clarke and Mary Codd
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:474
  31. There is conflicting evidence on impulsivity and its potential relationship with inhibitory control in schizophrenia. This study therefore aimed to identify differences in impulsivity and cognitive and motor i...

    Authors: Maksymilian Bielecki, Ernest Tyburski, Piotr Plichta, Jerzy Samochowiec, Jolanta Kucharska-Mazur, Piotr Podwalski, Katarzyna Rek-Owodziń, Katarzyna Waszczuk, Leszek Sagan, Anna Michalczyk, Krzysztof Rudkowski, Ewa Karabanowicz, Katarzyna Świątkowska, Błażej Misiak, Agata Bąba-Kubiś and Monika Mak
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:473
  32. Burnout syndrome attributable to cumulative stressors is highly prevalent among teachers. Despite this, knowledge of burnout syndrome among schoolteachers in lower-middle-income countries are limited, therefor...

    Authors: Netra Raj Paudel, Prakash KC, Radhika Ghimire, Clas-Håkan Nygård and Subas Neupane
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:472
  33. The inclusion of biomarkers could improve diagnostic accuracy of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). One potential biomarker is the ADHD polygenic score (PGS), a measure of genetic liability for A...

    Authors: André Høberg, Berit Skretting Solberg, Tor-Arne Hegvik and Jan Haavik
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:471
  34. The understanding that mental health recovery is a personal and subjective experience informs mental health policies in many countries. However, most of the populations in these studies are from the West, limi...

    Authors: Izzul Hazwan Sulaiman, Nur Iwana Abdul Taib, Jane Tze Yn Lim, Tuti Iryani Mohd Daud and Marhani Midin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:470
  35. The 2022 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak occurred at a time when Uganda was still battling the social and psychological challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic; placing health care professionals (HCPs) at a muc...

    Authors: Joan Abaatyo, Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Margaret Twine, Dan Lutasingwa, Alain Favina, Novatus Nyemara and Rosemary Ricciardelli
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:469
  36. Children and adolescents, after natural and man-made disasters, often exhibit various psychological, emotional, and behavioral issues, showing a range of clinical symptoms related to post-traumatic stress diso...

    Authors: Yu Xie, Xiang Zhu, Lijun Wang, Zhendong Wan, Jiyu Yang, Chen Su, Shuyu Duan, Chenxi Xu and Binbin Kan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:468
  37. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can lead to complications such as depression and grief, which are more prevalent in veterans than in the general population. Recently, art-making, including mandala colori...

    Authors: Mohammad-Amin Nasiri, Seyedeh Azam Sajadi, Zahra Farsi and Marzie Heidarieh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:467
  38. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) has exhibited an increasing trend in recent years and is now globally recognized as a major public health problem among adolescents and young adults. Negative life events (NLEs)...

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Li Gong, Qing Feng, Keyan Hu, Chao Liu, Tian Jiang and Qiu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:466
  39. Recent years have seen a growing interest in the use of digital tools for delivering person-centred mental health care. Experience Sampling Methodology (ESM), a structured diary technique for capturing moment-...

    Authors: Ulrich Reininghaus, Matthias Schwannauer, Islay Barne, Joanne R. Beames, Rafaël A. Bonnier, Manuel Brenner, Dagmar Breznoščáková, Daniel Dančík, Manuela De Allegri, Simona Di Folco, Daniel Durstewitz, Jessica Gugel, Michal Hajdúk, Anton Heretik, Ľubomíra Izáková, Zuzana Katreniakova…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:465
  40. The prevalence of hazardous substance use is highest in the age between 18 and 25, but few young adults enter treatment. Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is a support program for concerned s...

    Authors: Ola Siljeholm, Joachim Eckerström, Olof Molander, Jennie Sundbye and Anders Hammarberg
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:464
  41. Although psychoeducational group interventions are increasingly used for adults diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a comprehensive review focused on the feasibility and acceptabili...

    Authors: Tatiana Skliarova, Henrik Pedersen, Åshild Holsbrekken, Sindre Andre Pedersen, Arthur Mandal, Carlos De Las Cuevas, Audun Havnen, Rolf Gråwe and Mariela Loreto Lara-Cabrera
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:463
  42. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a devastating mental health condition characterized by constant, uncontrolled worrying. Recent hypotheses indicate that pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines are poten...

    Authors: Nisat Sarmin, A. S. M. Roknuzzaman, Rapty Sarker, Mamun -or-Rashid, MMA Shalahuddin Qusar, Sitesh Chandra Bachar, Eva Rahman Kabir, Md. Rabiul Islam and Zobaer Al Mahmud
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:462
  43. There is a discussion among general practitioners and psychiatrists regarding over-diagnosing versus under-reporting of psychiatric diagnoses. A deeper understanding of this topic is relevant for providing rea...

    Authors: Hannah Tebartz van Elst, Claudia Niehoff and Jost Steinhäuser
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:461
  44. Tinnitus affects approximately 740 million adults globally, involving hearing, emotion, and sleep systems. However, studies using polysomnography and pure-tone audiometry (PTA) are limited. We aimed to assess ...

    Authors: Ting-Gang Chang, Yi-Ting Yao, Chiann-Yi Hsu and Ting-Ting Yen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:459
  45. Few studies have explored the longitudinal association between eating alone and depressive symptoms, and have focused on the effect of eating alone transition. This study aims to explore the longitudinal assoc...

    Authors: Baohua Qiu, Rongyu Zhu, Xinlu Huang, Zhijuan Qi and Lijuan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:458

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