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  1. Suicide is a serious public health problem in the world. This study aims to describe the characteristics of suicide attempters in North-Western Iran and identify latent classes of suicide attempts.

    Authors: Abbas Abbasi-Ghahramanloo, Mohammad Jafarzadeh, Farhad Pourfarzi, Sima Afrashteh, Ahad Azimi, Mustpha Ahmed Yusuf, Davoud Adham and Eslam Moradi-Asl
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:15
  2. Higher stress is associated with higher levels of depression and instrumental-activities-of-daily-living (IADL) dependence, and depression is strongly associated with specific IADL disabilities. Accordingly, t...

    Authors: Li Ai Tai, Le Yu Tsai, Chia Hung Lin and Yi Chen Chiu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:14
  3. Accurately measuring violent ideations would be of particular high relevance in Arab countries, which are witnessing an unprecedented increase in violence rates among adolescents because of the widespread soci...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Diana Malaeb, Ecem Yakın, Fouad Sakr, Mariam Dabbous, Sami El Khatib, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:12
  4. Norepinephrine transporter (NET) is encoded by the SLC6A2 gene and is a potential target for studying the pathogenesis of PTSD. To the best of our knowledge, no prior investigations have examined SLC6A2 polymorph...

    Authors: Zhuoman Xia, Zhihong Cao, Wesley Surento, Li Zhang, Lianli Qiu, Qiang Xu, Longjiang Zhang, Lingjiang Li, Yang Cao, Yifeng Luo, Guangming Lu and Rongfeng Qi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:11
  5. Low-intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (LICBT) has been recommended as a primary intervention in the tiered care for mild to moderate generalised anxiety disorder. However, LICBT for generalised anxiety d...

    Authors: Candice L. Y. M. Powell, Chun Yuen Chiu, Xiaoqi Sun and Suzanne Ho-wai So
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:10
  6. Many studies have explored the relationship between self-esteem and quality of life. However, few studies have elucidated the mechanisms underlying the relationship between self-esteem and quality of life in m...

    Authors: Pengjuan Ji, Lin Zhang, Ziyun Gao, Qiqi Ji, Jiashuang Xu, Yian Chen, Miaojing Song and Leilei Guo
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:7
  7. Recent systematic reviews have indicated that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is effective in reducing anxiety symptoms for autistic and non-autistic children. However, the vast majority of CBT research for...

    Authors: Katherine Pickard, Brenna Maddox, Richard Boles and Judy Reaven
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:6
  8. ‘Let’s Talk About Children’ is a brief family focused intervention developed to improve mental health outcomes of children of parents with mental illness (COPMI). This study aims to assess the efficacy of LTC ...

    Authors: Lingzi Xu, Zhi Sheng, Tianhang Zhou, Chenmei Xie, Xun Wang, Wufang Zhang, Tingfang Wu, Petra Gronholm, Dafang Chen, Hong Ma, Graham Thornicroft, Lili Guan and Xin Yu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:5
  9. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals are more likely than cisgender heterosexuals to experience mental, physical, and sexual health issues. A promising contemporary st...

    Authors: Yawen Yang, Zhiyu Ye, Wentian Li, Ye Sun and Lisha Dai
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:4
  10. Displacement is a psychologically stressful event. Since the war began, the people of Tigray were subjected to stressful events such as torture, rape, the killing of a family member, forced displacement, and e...

    Authors: Aregawi Gebreyesus, Afewerki Tesfahunegn Niguse, Fiyori Shishay, Liya Mamo, Teklit Gebremedhin, Kahsu Tsegay, Asqual Gebreslasie Gebremariam, Kokob Gebru Kidanu, Solomon Gidey and Fisaha Tesfay
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:3
  11. Veterinarians are an occupational group with an increased suicide risk. Euthanasing animals may influence both veterinarians’ views on assisted dying in humans and their suicide risk. We investigated (I) attit...

    Authors: Helene Seljenes Dalum, Reidar Tyssen, Torbjørn Moum, Magne Thoresen and Erlend Hem
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:2
  12. Unfamiliarity with academic research may contribute to higher levels of anticipatory state anxiety about affective neuroimaging tasks. Children with high trait anxiety display differences in brain response to ...

    Authors: Dana E. Díaz, Wan-Ling Tseng and Kalina J. Michalska
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:1
  13. Number of opiate users worldwide has doubled over the past decade, but not all of them are diagnosed with opioid use disorder. We aimed to identify the prevalence and risk factors for OUD after ten years of fo...

    Authors: Saba Alvand, Masoumeh Amin-Esmaeili, Hossein Poustchi, Gholamreza Roshandel, Yasaman Sadeghi, Vandad Sharifi, Farin Kamangar, Sanford M. Dawsey, Neal D. Freedman, Christian C. Abnet, Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar, Reza Malekzadeh and Arash Etemadi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:958
  14. Depression is being increasingly acknowledged as a global public health concern, and following this trend, attention towards eating disorders (EDs) has surged within China’s national consciousness. EDs symptom...

    Authors: Ruipeng Wu, Zixuan Guang, Yingting Wang, Bei Xue, Ailing Zhang, Yundan Dawa, Chenghui Guo, Xiaopeng Tong, Shaokang Wang and Ciyong Lu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:957
  15. Mental health literacy is considered an important factor in promoting professional psychological help-seeking attitudes. However, it is important to clarify the emotional and behavioral factors that underlie t...

    Authors: Jingyuan Yang, Yunjia Li, Rui Gao, Hui Chen and Zhihui Yang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:956
  16. This study explores the association between chronotypes and adolescent health risk behaviors (HRBs) by testing how genetic background moderates these associations and clarifies the influence of chronotypes and...

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Shuqin Li, Yang Xie, Wan Xiao, Huiqiong Xu, Zhengge Jin, Ruoyu Li, Yuhui Wan and Fangbiao Tao
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:955
  17. Sleeping problems and cognitive impairment are common in elders. Baseline sleep duration and cognitive status are predictors of mortality. But few studies have explored whether longitudinal changes in sleep du...

    Authors: Tsai-Chung Li, Chia-Ing Li, Chiu-Shong Liu, Chih-Hsueh Lin, Shing-Yu Yang and Cheng-Chieh Lin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:954
  18. Studies have reported an increase in the prevalence of depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. The accuracy of screening tools may change with the prevalence and distribution of a disease in a population or s...

    Authors: Jieru Zhou, Maja R. Radojčić, Claire E. Ashton-James, Hanqiao Yang, Ziyi Chen, Ruijia Wang, Ying Yang, Jinhua Si, Liang Yao, Ge Li and Lingxiao Chen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:953
  19. Continuity of care is considered important for results of treatment of serious mental illness (SMI). Yet, evidence of associations between relational continuity and different medical and social outcomes is spa...

    Authors: Ingemar Engström, Lars Hansson, Lilas Ali, Jenny Berg, Mirjam Ekstedt, Sven Engström, Maja Kärrman Fredriksson, Jan Liliemark and Per Lytsy
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:952
  20. Cue exposure therapy is used to treat alcohol dependence. However, its effectiveness is controversial due to the limitations of the clinical treatment setting. Virtual reality technology may improve the therap...

    Authors: Junjun Zhang, Ming Chen, Junli Yan, Chaojun Wang, Hongdu Deng, Jiali Wang, Jiapeng Gu, Dan Wang, Wenhui Li and Chuansheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:951
  21. Mothers with a history of adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are at elevated risk for postpartum mental illness and impairment in the mother-infant relationship. Interventions attending to maternal-infant int...

    Authors: Elisabeth Wright, Jovana Martinovic, Diane de Camps Meschino, Lucy C Barker, Diane A Philipp, Aliza Israel, Neesha Hussain-Shamsy, Geetha Mukerji, Vivienne Wang, Antara Chatterjee and Simone N Vigod
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:950
  22. Insomnia symptoms in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) are common and deleterious. Childhood trauma, personality traits, interpersonal distress, and social support contribute to insomnia, but how t...

    Authors: Nan Zhang, Simeng Ma, Peilin Wang, Lihua Yao, Lijun Kang, Wei Wang, Zhaowen Nie, Mianmian Chen, Ci Ma and Zhongchun Liu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:949
  23. Electroretinogram (ERG) is one of the tools used to investigate the electrophysiological underpinnings of mental health illnesses and major clinical phenomena (e.g., suicide) to improve their diagnosis and car...

    Authors: Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Sebastien Prat, Arianna Davids, Amara Robbins, Bailea Erb, Mini Mamak, Gary Andrew Chaimowitz and Andrew T. Olagunju
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:948
  24. Telomeres protect the ends of chromosomes, and shorter leukocyte telomeres are associated with major group diseases. Maternal psychological stress may be related to the shortening of telomeres in infants. This...

    Authors: Reza Moshfeghinia, Ali Torabi, Sara Mostafavi, Shiva Rahbar, Mohammad Sanyar Moradi, Erfan Sadeghi, Jennifer Mootz and Hossein Molavi Vardanjani
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:947
  25. Technology has the potential to remotely monitor patient safety in real-time that helps staff and without disturbing the patient. However, staff and patients’ perspectives on using passive remote monitoring wi...

    Authors: Lindsay H. Dewa, Josephine Broyd, Rita Hira, Alison Dudley, Jonathan D. Hafferty, Robert Bates and Paul Aylin
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:946
  26. Bullying leads to adverse mental health outcomes and it has also been linked to nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in community adolescents. It is not clear whether different roles of bullying (bully, victim, bull...

    Authors: Boglárka Drubina, Gyöngyi Kökönyei, Dóra Várnai and Melinda Reinhardt
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:945
  27. Countries in South and Central America and the Caribbean are among the countries with the highest adolescent cyberbullying crimes. However, empirical evidence about the effect of cyberbullying victimization on...

    Authors: Prince Peprah, Michael Safo Oduro, Reforce Okwei, Collins Adu, Bernard Yeboah Asiamah-Asare and Williams Agyemang-Duah
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:944
  28. The Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) was designed to measure trait positive affect (PA) and trait negative affect (NA).

    Authors: Oliver Rumle Hovmand, Nina Reinholt, Anne Bryde Christensen, Anita Eskildsen, Bo Bach, Mikkel Arendt, Stig Poulsen, Morten Hvenegaard and Sidse M. Arnfred
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:943
  29. Depression can have negative effects on a person’s physical health. However, the available evidence on the risk of susceptibility to COVID-19 and its adverse outcomes in people with mental disorders, including...

    Authors: Nastaran Nasirpour, Neda Esmailzadehha, Ahmad Hajebi, Ebtesam Savari, Behrooz Ghanbari and Abbas Motevalian
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:942
  30. Anxiety and depression often co-occur during adolescence, but the associations between symptoms of these two disorders in this developmental period are not yet fully understood. Network analysis provides a val...

    Authors: Yunhan He, Chengrui Wu, Joelle LeMoult, Jiasheng Huang, Yue Zhao, Kaixin Liang, Shiyun Chen, Enna Wang, Liuyue Huang and Xinli Chi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:941
  31. The current study aims to better understand the mental health and subjective well-being of investigators and forensic examiners exposed to child sexual abuse material (CSAM) by examining which components of th...

    Authors: Kimberly J. Mitchell, Ateret Gewirtz-Meydan, David Finkelhor, Jennifer E. O’Brien and Lisa M. Jones
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:940
  32. The relationships between fruit and vegetable consumption (FV) and Internet addiction (IA) in college students still remained unknown together with the internal mechanisms. Given the limitations of previous cr...

    Authors: Liqing Yao, Kaixin Liang, Liuyue Huang and Xinli Chi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:939
  33. This study included evaluation of the effectiveness of vortioxetine, a treatment for adults with major depressive disorder (MDD), using patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in a real-world setting.

    Authors: Brandon T. McDaniel, Victor Cornet, Jeanne Carroll, Lambros Chrones, Joseph Chudzik, Jeanette Cochran, Shion Guha, Debra F. Lawrence, Maggie McCue, Sara Sarkey, Betty Lorenz and Jay Fawver
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:938
  34. Mentally disordered offenders are a heterogenous group regarding psychopathology as well as background factors, which makes it likely that more than one stereotypical life situation will apply to all forensic ...

    Authors: Ebba Noland, Fia Klötz Logan, Stefan Sjöström and Mattias Strandh
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:937
  35. Myocardial infarction is likely to be experienced as a life-threatening and potentially traumatic event. Approximately one-third of patients with myocardial infarction experience clinically significant symptom...

    Authors: Geir Fagerjord Lorem, Eva T. Næss, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Kjersti Lillevoll, Else-Marie Molund, Assami Rösner, Sigmund Lindkvist and Henrik Schirmer
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:936
  36. The predictive and protective effect of hardiness on mental health remains unclear among shift workers on non-24-h working schedules. The present study aimed to investigate the independent and joint trajectori...

    Authors: Zhihao Tu, Fei Tian, Jingwen He, Chuan Wang, Jianquan Tian and Xinghua Shen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:934
  37. People with a mental health condition experience a high prevalence of chronic disease risk behaviours e.g., tobacco smoking and physical inactivity. Recommended ‘preventive care’ to address these risks is infr...

    Authors: Caitlin Fehily, Belinda Jackson, Vibeke Hansen, Tegan Stettaford, Kate Bartlem, Richard Clancy and Jenny Bowman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:933
  38. Despite the high clinical relevance of the perfectionism construct as a transdiagnostic contributor to different mental health symptoms, and the recent burgeoning of research in this area across cultures in th...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Radoslaw Rogoza, Rabih Hallit, Diana Malaeb, Fouad Sakr, Mariam Dabbous, Toni Sawma, Sahar Obeid and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:932
  39. Loneliness is detrimental to mental health, with university students at higher risk of feeling lonely than other population groups. The mental health of college students is a hot topic at present. Despite nume...

    Authors: Zheng Qiu-Qiang, Li Bo-Lin, Yang Wei-Wei, Zhu Yu and Zhang Qi-Zhe
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:930
  40. Considering the role of fear of childbirth (FOC) in the enhancement of unnecessary cesarean sections (CS), the present study aimed at evaluating the effect of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and haptonomy o...

    Authors: Zahra Alivand, Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh, Sevil Hakimi, Khalil Esmaeilpour and Esmat Mehrabi
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:929
  41. Suicide continues to pose a significant global public health challenge and ranks as one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Given the prevalence of suicide risk in the community, there is a significant l...

    Authors: Esteban Encina-Zúñiga, Demián Rodante, Martín Agrest, Thamara Tapia-Munoz, Isidora Vidal-Zamora, Sara Ardila-Gómez, Rubén Alvarado, Eduardo A Leiderman and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:928
  42. Irritability, an increased proneness to anger, is a primary reason youth present for psychiatric care. While initial evidence supports the efficacy of exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for yout...

    Authors: Lana Ruvolo Grasser, Trinity Erjo, Matthew S. Goodwin, Reut Naim, Ramaris E. German, Jamell White, Lisa Cullins, Wan-Ling Tseng, Joel Stoddard and Melissa A. Brotman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:926
  43. Delirium occurs frequently in critically ill children and has been reported in many countries, but delirium is not well-characterized in China. The aim of this study was to represent the incidence of delirium ...

    Authors: Lei Lei, Yi Li, Huilin Xu, Qin Zhang, Jiacai Wu, Shoujv Zhao, Xiaochao Zhang, Min Xu and Shuai Zhang
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:925
  44. Population and aging are major contributing factors influencing the increase in substance use disorder (SUD), which in itself affects mental health, particularly anxiety and depression. Cognitive behavioral th...

    Authors: Seyed Mohammad Amin Alavi, Reza Davasaz Irani, Payam Fattahi and Sirus Pakseresht
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:924
  45. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most prevalent neuropsychiatric disorder in the world. Currently, the diagnosis is based mainly on interviews, resulting in uncertainties in the clinical ...

    Authors: Peik Gustafsson, Katarina Kjell, Maurizio Cundari, Martin Larsson, Jenny Edbladh, Guy Madison, Olga Kazakova and Anders Rasmussen
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:920

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