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  1. Coupled with its rising prevalence, Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has become a globally recognized public health concern. Nevertheless, large-scale, multicenter studies that analyze the epidemiology of ASD in...

    Authors: Xinhong Jiang, Xianrui Chen, Jingying Su and Nan Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:404
  2. Cerebral resting-state networks were suggested to be strongly associated with depressive disorders. However, the causal relationship between cerebral networks and depressive disorders remains controversial. In...

    Authors: Dongmiao Huang, Yuelin Wu, Jihui Yue and Xianglan Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:402
  3. There are many articles reporting that the component of intestinal microbiota implies a link to anxiety disorders (AD), and the brain-gut axis is also a hot topic in current research. However, the specific rel...

    Authors: Jianbing Li, Changhe Fan, Jiaqi Wang, Bulang Tang, Jiafan Cao, Xianzhe Hu, Xuan Zhao and Caiqin Feng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:398
  4. Dementia as a global phenomenon has received significant attention in research due to the adverse effects it has on the daily functioning of its victims. Despite studies conducted in relation to the prevalence...

    Authors: Precious Adade Duodu, Nutifafa Eugene Yaw Dey, Joshua Okyere, Bibha Simkhada, Caroline Barker, Warren Gillibrand and Padam Simkhada
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:397
  5. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a severe mental illness with high relapse rates and high mortality. Depression not only severely limits psychosocial functioning but also reduces quality of life. It can also...

    Authors: Huimin Yin, Baili Lu, Kuan Zeng, Yi Li and Jun Ma
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:396
  6. There is a lack of understanding of how social anxiety may affect Internet addiction among adolescents. Based on several theories, the purpose of this study was to investigate the multiple mediating roles of l...

    Authors: Wanglin Dong, Haishan Tang, Sijia Wu, Guangli Lu, Yanqing Shang and Chaoran Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:395
  7. Tailoring antidepressant drugs (AD) to patients’ genetic drug-metabolism profile is promising. However, literature regarding associations of ADs’ treatment effect and/or side effects with drug metabolizing genes

    Authors: Jurriaan M. J. L. Brouwer, Klaas J. Wardenaar, Ilja M. Nolte, Edith J. Liemburg, Pierre M. Bet, Harold Snieder, Hans Mulder, Danielle C. Cath and Brenda W. J. H. Penninx
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:394
  8. This study investigated the role of emotion regulation in relation to the links between fear of missing out (i.e., FOMO) and two components of problematic internet use: problematic social media use and doomscr...

    Authors: Mal Flack, William H Burton and Kim M Caudwell
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:384
  9. Psychological stress is a common psychological comorbidity among medical students and worsens their quality of life. Psychological resilience is thought to have a protective role against stress. However, evide...

    Authors: Hazem E. Mohammed, Zeyad Bady, Zeinab G. Abdelhamid, Bashaer Elawfi, Hadeer Elsaeed AboElfarh, Toka Elboraay and Doaa Mazen Abdel-Salam
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:393
  10. Understanding and treating the harm caused by gambling is a growing international psychiatric and public health challenge. Treatment of gambling harm may involve psychological and pharmacological intervention,...

    Authors: Christopher J. Seel, Matthew Jones, Darren R. Christensen, Richard May, Alice E. Hoon and Simon Dymond
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:392
  11. The utility of the World Health Organization Wellbeing Index (WHO-5) as rapid screening tool for depression has not yet been researched in the context of schizophrenia. The goals of this study were twofold: (1...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Fadila Al Mouzakzak, Ghinwa Abilmona, Oussama Dahdouh and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:391
  12. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is one of the most successful therapeutic approaches for treating anxiety and depression. Clinical trials show that for some clients, internet-based CBT (eCBT) is as effective...

    Authors: Afsaneh Roshanghalb, Bojay Hansen, David Rudoler and Michael W Best
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:390
  13. Stress-induced Exhaustion Disorder (ED) is associated with work absenteeism and adverse health outcomes. Currently, little is known regarding how the symptoms of ED are interrelated and whether the patterns of...

    Authors: Gustav Mårtensson, Fred Johansson, Monica Buhrman, Fredrik Åhs and Jakob Clason van de Leur
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:389
  14. Metabolic syndrome (Mets) is commonly seen in bipolar disorder (BD). As the key component and early biological index of Mets, insulin resistance (IR) among BD has received more and more attention. However, lit...

    Authors: Kanglai Li, Tong Li, Ting Yang, Youzhen Lin, Yingtao Liao and Zhaoyu Gan
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:388
  15. Low concentrations of S100B have neurotrophic effects and can promote nerve growth and repair, which plays an essential role in the pathophysiological and histopathological alterations of major depressive diso...

    Authors: Yifan Wu, Yihui Lu, Lingtao Kong, Yu Xie, Wen Liu, Anqi Yang, Kaiqi Xin, Xintong Yan, Longhai Wu, Yilin Liu, Qianying Zhu, Yang Cao, Yifang Zhou, Xiaowei Jiang, Yanqing Tang and Feng Wu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:387
  16. The current manuscript presents the convergence of the Dimensional Assessment of Personality Pathology (DAPP-BQ), using its short form the DAPP-90, and the Five-Factor Personality Inventory for International C...

    Authors: Anton Aluja, Ferran Balada, Kokou A. Atitsogbe, Jérôme Rossier and Luis F. García
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:386
  17. Patients with bipolar disorder (BD) show abnormalities in glucolipid metabolism and reproductive hormone levels, which are of concern in women with BD. This study was dedicated to investigating the glucolipid ...

    Authors: Tianxiang Zou, Min Yang, Zhuohui Chen, Haiqing Xie, Jing Huang, Yue Qin, Furu Liu, Haiyu Chen, Xuelei Xu, Jindong Chen, Hui Tang, Hui Xiang, Haishan Wu, MingHui Liu, Wenbo Luo, Jieyu Liu…
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:385
  18. Evidence regarding the relationship between fasting blood glucose (FBG) and suicide attempts (SA) in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) was limited. Therefore, the objective of this research was to ...

    Authors: Junjun Liu, Guangya Zhang, Fengnan Jia, Hsinsung Yuan, Qingyuan Wang, Chuanwei Li, Ruchang Yang, Yan Yue, Xiaobin Zhang, Gang Ye, Zhe Li, Xiangdong Du and Xiangyang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:382
  19. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is common in major depressive disorder (MDD), but its relationship with thyroid hormones remains unclear. We aimed to examine the association of thyroid hormones and MetS in first-epi...

    Authors: Qiaoyang Zhang, Guanzhong Dong, Xuanyan Zhu, Yin Cao and Xiangyang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:380
  20. Challenging behaviors like aggression and self-injury are dangerous for clients and staff in residential care. These behaviors are not well understood and therefore often labeled as “complex”. Yet it remains v...

    Authors: Daan H. G. Hulsmans, Roy Otten, Evelien A. P. Poelen, Annemarie van Vonderen, Serena Daalmans, Fred Hasselman, Merlijn Olthof and Anna Lichtwarck-Aschoff
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:378
  21. The adolescent depression associated with childhood trauma has been confirmed, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. This study aims to explore the chain-mediated role of borderline personality traits ...

    Authors: Yingyan Zhong, Qianying Hu, Jianhua Chen, Yuting Li, Rumeng Chen, Yan Li, Enzhao Cong and Yifeng Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:377
  22. Depression is the most common mental health outcome of exposure to war-related traumatic stressors. Due to inter-communal conflict, Dessie City residents have experienced prolonged armed conflict in 2021. This...

    Authors: Tamrat Anbesaw, Mulat Awoke Kassa, Wondossen Yimam, Altaseb Beyene Kassaw, Mekonnen Belete, Amare Abera, Gashaw Abebe, Nega Yimer, Mamaru Melkam and Getinet Ayano
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:376
  23. Obsessive slowness, a symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), is characterized by compulsive behavior and significant slowness of movement. Primary obsessive slowness (POS) is defined as a condition in...

    Authors: Takahiko Inagaki, Daisuke Funada, Fumi Imamura, Yasue Mitamura, Yuichi Murata, Naoki Yoshimura and Shinsuke Kito
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:375
  24. The primary objective of this randomized controlled trial (RCT) is to establish the effectiveness of time-restricted eating (TRE) compared with the Mediterranean diet for people with bipolar disorder (BD) who ...

    Authors: Sheri L. Johnson, Greg Murray, Lance J. Kriegsfeld, Emily N.C. Manoogian, Liam Mason, J. D. Allen, Michael Berk, Satchidanda Panda, Nandini A. Rajgopal, Jake C. Gibson, Keanan J. Joyner, Robert Villanueva and Erin E. Michalak
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:374
  25. The COVID-19 pandemic had and still have a major impact on adolescent mental health and consequently on suicidal behavior. However, few studies have investigated whether the pandemic has changed the patterns a...

    Authors: Rebeca Gracia-Liso, Maria J. Portella, Elena Pujals-Altés, Joaquim Puntí-Vidal, Marta Llorens, Montserrat Pàmias, Marc Fradera Jiménez, Itziar Montalvo Aguirrezabala and Diego J. Palao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:373
  26. Psychiatric patients are susceptible to adverse mental health outcome during COVID-19 pandemic, but its associated factors are understudied. This observational cross-sectional study aimed to comprehensively ex...

    Authors: Joe Kwun Nam Chan, Don Ho Hin Chang, Vivian Shi Cheng Fung, Eileena Mo Ching Chui, Corine Sau Man Wong, Ryan Sai Ting Chu, Yuen Kiu So, Jacob Man Tik Chan, Albert Kar Kin Chung, Krystal Chi Kei Lee, Calvin Pak Wing Cheng, Heidi Ka Ying Lo, Chi Wing Law, Wai Chi Chan and Wing Chung Chang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:372
  27. This study aims to conduct an exhaustive evaluation of Vilazodone's safety in clinical application and to unearth the potential adverse event (AE) risks associated with its utilization based on FDA Adverse Eve...

    Authors: Ying Jiang, Yucai Qu, Zhiqiang Du, Mengmeng Ou, Yuan Shen, Qin Zhou, Lin Tian and Haohao Zhu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:371
  28. Borderline personality traits play a significant role in nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI), particularly in depressed youths. NSSI is also highly correlated with negative life events. This research aimed to explo...

    Authors: Wangni Chen, Ting Yuan, Yuwen Pan, Yarong Ma, Bin Sun, Min Yu, Xiaoming Lin, Hongbo He and Jie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:370
  29. Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) have an increased risk of breast cancer (BC), implying that these two diseases share similar pathological mechanisms. This study aimed to identify the key pathogen...

    Authors: Hua Xie, Chenxiang Ding, Qianwen Li, Wei Sheng, Jie Xu, Renjian Feng and Huaidong Cheng
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:369
  30. Psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, in particular trauma-confronting psychotherapy, can be associated with increased stress. However, research on the somatic impact and psychosomatic interactions...

    Authors: Eva Schäflein, Christian Mardin, Eva Morawa, Sophia Rudolf, Yesim Erim and Cosima Rhein
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:368
  31. Postoperative delirium (POD) represents a prevalent and noteworthy complication in the context of pediatric surgical interventions. In recent times, a hypothesis has emerged positing that cerebral ischemia and...

    Authors: Kexian Liu, Nan Lin, Ting Jin, Yujun Xiang, Jiahuan Li, Dengming Lai and Hongzhen Xu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:367
  32. The use of over-the-counter analgesics (OTCA) is common among adolescents and has been linked with increased symptoms of anxiety and depression. However, little is known about which specific symptoms are most ...

    Authors: Elise Solbu Roalsø, Sandra Klonteig, Brage Kraft, Siv Skarstein, Marianne Aalberg and Rune Jonassen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:366
  33. This study aims to assess the prevalence of needle phobia among Saudi and Egyptian adult populations. In addition, underlying causes and strategies that can be utilized to address needle fear were investigated.

    Authors: Hassan Alwafi, Abdallah Y. Naser, Nada A. Alsaleh, Jamila Kamal Asiri, Rawan M. Almontashri, Lujain Mohammed Alqarni, Rawan Sulaiman Salawati, Alaa Alsharif, Abdulelah M. Aldhahir, Abdullah A. Alqarni, Waleed Hafiz, Jaber S. Alqahtani, Emad Salawati, Mohammed A. Almatrafi and Mohamed Bahlol
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:363
  34. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by persistent, unwanted thoughts and repetitive actions. Such repetitive thoughts and/or behaviors may be reinforced either by reducing anxiety or by avoidi...

    Authors: Maria McDonald, Gregor Kohls, Nathalie Henke, Hannes Wahl, Lea L. Backhausen, Veit Roessner and Judith Buse
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:362
  35. A concentrated transdiagnostic and micro choice-based group treatment for patients with depression and anxiety has previously shown to yield significant reduction in symptoms and increased level of functioning...

    Authors: Ane Wilhelmsen-Langeland, Tore Børtveit, Marte Jürgensen, Eirik Søfteland, Sigurd William Hystad and Gerd Kvale
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:361
  36. Depression is the most common public health issue affecting the world's population. Like patients with other chronic medical diseases, hypertensive patients experience many intense emotions which increase thei...

    Authors: Moges Wubneh Abate, Adane Birhanu Nigat, Agimasie Tigabu, Berihun Bantie, Chalie Marew Tiruneh, Tigabu Desie Emiru, Nigusie Selomon Tibebu, Getasew Legas, Amsalu Belete, Belete Gelaw Walle and Mulualem Gete Feleke
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:360
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Depression is a prevalent mental health condition worldwide but there is limited data on its presentation and associated symptoms in primary care settings in low- and middle-income countries like Nepal. This s...

    Authors: Nagendra P. Luitel, Bishnu Lamichhane, Pooja Pokhrel, Rudrayani Upadhyay, Tatiana Taylor Salisbury, Makhmud Akerke, Kamal Gautam, Mark J. D. Jordans, Graham Thornicroft and Brandon A. Kohrt
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:356
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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