Deficit syndrome in Chinese patients with first-episode drug na ïve schizophrenia: Prevalence, demographic and clinical characteristics
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 13;65:102861. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102861. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Deficit syndrome (DS) is a common subgroup of schizophrenia. However, few studies have examined the prevalence and risk factors for DS in Chinese Han patients with schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to assess prevalence, demographic and clinical characteristics of DS in Chinese Han patients with first-episode drug naïve (FEDN) schizophrenia.METHODS: In total, 235 patients with schizophrenia were recruited, and clinical and demographic data were collected. The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (P...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Junyao Liu Dongmei Wang Huixia Zhou Ning Olivia Zhao Hanjing Emily Wu Xiangyang Zhang Source Type: research

Letter to the editor
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 11;65:102860. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102860. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34547595 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102860 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Prerna Baghwar Bharath Rathinam Anish V Cherian R Dhanasekara Pandian Source Type: research

Facial emotion recognition and its association with quality of life and socio-occupational functioning in patients with bipolar disorder and their first-degree relatives
This study aimed to assess the facial emotion recognition in remitted patients of bipolar disorder and first-degree relatives(FDR) in comparison with healthy controls. Correlation between FERD and quality of life and socio-occupational functioning was also assessed.METHODS: It was an observational, cross-sectional study done at a tertiary hospital in India. Study population (n = 75) included remitted patients of bipolar disorder (n = 27), first-degree relatives of BD patients (FDR) (n = 20) and healthy controls (HC) (n = 28). Facial emotion recognition, social and occupational functioning, and quality of life (QoL) was mea...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Swapnil G Nigam Sonia Shenoy P S V N Sharma Rishikesh V Behere Source Type: research

Deficit syndrome in Chinese patients with first-episode drug na ïve schizophrenia: Prevalence, demographic and clinical characteristics
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 13;65:102861. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102861. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Deficit syndrome (DS) is a common subgroup of schizophrenia. However, few studies have examined the prevalence and risk factors for DS in Chinese Han patients with schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to assess prevalence, demographic and clinical characteristics of DS in Chinese Han patients with first-episode drug naïve (FEDN) schizophrenia.METHODS: In total, 235 patients with schizophrenia were recruited, and clinical and demographic data were collected. The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (P...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Junyao Liu Dongmei Wang Huixia Zhou Ning Olivia Zhao Hanjing Emily Wu Xiangyang Zhang Source Type: research

Letter to the editor
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 11;65:102860. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102860. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34547595 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102860 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Prerna Baghwar Bharath Rathinam Anish V Cherian R Dhanasekara Pandian Source Type: research

Facial emotion recognition and its association with quality of life and socio-occupational functioning in patients with bipolar disorder and their first-degree relatives
This study aimed to assess the facial emotion recognition in remitted patients of bipolar disorder and first-degree relatives(FDR) in comparison with healthy controls. Correlation between FERD and quality of life and socio-occupational functioning was also assessed.METHODS: It was an observational, cross-sectional study done at a tertiary hospital in India. Study population (n = 75) included remitted patients of bipolar disorder (n = 27), first-degree relatives of BD patients (FDR) (n = 20) and healthy controls (HC) (n = 28). Facial emotion recognition, social and occupational functioning, and quality of life (QoL) was mea...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Swapnil G Nigam Sonia Shenoy P S V N Sharma Rishikesh V Behere Source Type: research

Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in India: A call for Asian wisdom
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 10:102848. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102848. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34538549 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102848 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Michael Redinger Source Type: research

Post-clozapine in a clinical setting: A retrospective case note review in Kumamoto, Japan (2009-2019)
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 7;65:102845. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102845. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTClozapine is commonly prescribed in dopamine supersensitivity psychosis (DSP) cases in Japan. However, limited knowledge on treatment post-clozapine discontinuation use exists. We investigated antipsychotic medications, patient status, and DSP episodes before, during, and after clozapine treatment using medical records of 30 schizophrenia patients (mean age, 51 years; mean illness duration before clozapine treatment, 24 years; mean clozapine treatment duration, 1.6 years), who discontinued clozapine between 2009 and 2019....
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tsukasa Murata Taiki Negishi Kuninori Yuki Sachiko Omori Hiroko Abe Source Type: research

Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in India: A call for Asian wisdom
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 10:102848. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102848. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34538549 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102848 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Michael Redinger Source Type: research

Post-clozapine in a clinical setting: A retrospective case note review in Kumamoto, Japan (2009-2019)
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 7;65:102845. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102845. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTClozapine is commonly prescribed in dopamine supersensitivity psychosis (DSP) cases in Japan. However, limited knowledge on treatment post-clozapine discontinuation use exists. We investigated antipsychotic medications, patient status, and DSP episodes before, during, and after clozapine treatment using medical records of 30 schizophrenia patients (mean age, 51 years; mean illness duration before clozapine treatment, 24 years; mean clozapine treatment duration, 1.6 years), who discontinued clozapine between 2009 and 2019....
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tsukasa Murata Taiki Negishi Kuninori Yuki Sachiko Omori Hiroko Abe Source Type: research

The conceptualization and assessment of social cognition in personality and common mental disorders
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 10;65:102829. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102829. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTSocial Cognition is a crucial transdiagnostic construct with clinical and functional relevance across a range of neuropsychiatric disorders. Most research has focused on schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders and has informed frameworks for assessing social cognition in schizophrenia. The current review focuses on the more recent developments pertaining to personality and common mental disorders (PCMDs). Two main questions are addressed: 1. What are the important domains and patterns of social cognition impairments ...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sheetal Lakhani Poornima Bhola Urvakhsh Meherwan Mehta Source Type: research

Afghanistan: Decades of collective trauma, ongoing humanitarian crises, Taliban rulers, and mental health of the displaced population
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 10;65:102854. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102854. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTMore than half of the Afghan population suffers from depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder, including many survivors of conflict-related violence, yet only about 10 percent receive effective psychosocial therapy from the government. As a result of decades of bloodshed, many Afghans have sustained serious psychological traumas. Due to unfair social standards, women and girls confront additional challenges, and millions of Afghans have suffered psychologically as a result of 41 years of conflict. While ef...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sheikh Mohd Saleem Sheikh Shoib Ahmad Riaz Dazhamyar Miyuru Chandradasa Source Type: research

Latin American authors in the scientific production on depression in times of COVID-19
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 9;65:102856. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102856. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34536777 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102856 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 18, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ronald M Hern ández Miguel A Saavedra-L ópez Xiomara M Calle-Ram írez Source Type: research

Patient perceived side effects and effectiveness of maintenance repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: A study from North India
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 15;65:102855. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102855. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34536778 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102855 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 18, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Anish Shouan Akshayee Kale Sauvik Das Shubh Mohan Singh Source Type: research

A relationship between abortion and suicide rates: a cross-sectional analysis of 62 countries
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Aug 27;65:102821. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102821. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34534917 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102821 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Agnus M Kim Source Type: research

A "good enough" remote psychodynamic psychotherapy - A psychiatry trainee's novice experience during Coronavirus pandemic
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 7;65:102835. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102835. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTCovid-19 pandemic and the public health measure have forced an en masse transition to remote therapy from physical sessions. Remote psychodynamic psychotherapy is not a new treatment modality, but its effectiveness in holding the analytic frame has been concerned by some therapists. We would like to highlight some of the therapeutic processes involved with remote psychodynamic psychotherapy, via the help of a narrative experience of a psychiatry trainee who was novice to this delivery method of therapy. Reflections on the...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Seng Choi Chong Jin Kiat Ang Khai Pin Tan Source Type: research

A critical look at online survey or questionnaire-based research studies during COVID-19
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 9;65:102850. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102850. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTIn view of restrictions imposed to control COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in online survey-based studies because of its ability to collect data with greater ease and faster speed compared to traditional methods. However, there are important concerns about the validity and generalizability of findings obtained using the online survey methodology. Further, there are data privacy concerns and ethical issues unique to these studies due to the electronic and online nature of survey data. Here, we describe some of th...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Swarndeep Singh Rajesh Sagar Source Type: research

'Herd stupidity' as a result of 'irrational beliefs': The mental health issues in the COVID-19 outbreak
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 11;65:102851. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102851. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTHopefully, this writing is an input to us all, particularly Indonesia, in order to stop the 'herd stupidity' phenomena soon by reducing 'irrational beliefs'. If we all conduct ourselves with discipline, all of these problems will definitely be handled appropriately.PMID:34520945 | PMC:PMC8434760 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102851 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Dominikus David Biondi Situmorang Source Type: research

Epidemiology of hospitalizations with amphetamine use disorder: A 17-year U.S. national cross-sectional study
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 7;65:102849. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102849. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34517221 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102849 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jasvinder A Singh Source Type: research

A rare presentation of moyamoya disease mimicking schizophrenia: A case report
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Aug 30;65:102818. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102818. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34509899 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102818 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hung-Hsi Wu Jia-Ying Shen Ya-Hsuan Wang Nian-Sheng Tzeng Fang-Jung Wan Hsiao-Ching Lai Tien-Yu Chen Source Type: research

The adaptation of the community integration scale for adults with psychiatric disorders into Chinese: Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 8;65:102847. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102847. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTCommunity integration problems are fundamental to psychosis and are part of the diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia, but there is a lack of relevant researches and validated scales available for use in China. We intend to translate and assess the reliability and validity of the Community Integration Scale for Adults with Psychiatric Disorders (CIS-APP) scale. A cross-sectional study was conducted on a sample of 612 schizophrenic patients in China. The CIS-APP was used to collect data, and the raw data were randomly divi...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Yu Wang Yuqiu Zhou Yingli Li Yun Wang Dongwei Liu Source Type: research

Stigma, Empathy, and Attitude (SEA) educational module for medical students to improve the knowledge and attitude towards persons with mental illness
The objective was to develop an educational module on stigma, empathy, and attitude towards mental illness and evaluate its effectiveness among undergraduate medical students.METHODS: In phase I, the authors developed the Stigma, Empathy, and Attitude (SEA) module consisting of interactive teaching-learning components through an experts-based consensus (two rounds of Delphi). In phase II, the effectiveness of the module was evaluated. SEA module (one-hour interactive lecture and three hours' small group teaching) was delivered to the fifth-semester undergraduate medical students (N = 240) once during their psychiatry rotat...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Samir Kumar Praharaj Santosh Salagre Podila S V N Sharma Source Type: research

Prevalence of bipolar disorder among patients with suicidal ideation, recent aggression and self-harm, referred to the psychiatric hospital emergency department in Iran
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 3;65:102830. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102830. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34507238 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102830 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rahim Badrfam Atefeh Zandifar Maryam Aminimanesh Malihe Farid Fatemeh Rahiminejad Source Type: research

Mild Cognitive Impairment and modifiable risk factors among Lebanese older adults in primary care
CONCLUSION: Identification of patients with history of smoking and at risk of depression may serve as an opportunity to offer intensive counseling and targeted treatment to delay the onset or progression of MCI to Alzheimer's disease.PMID:34507239 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102828 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Georges Assaf Jamil El Khoury Sarah Jawhar Diana Rahme Source Type: research

Prevalence of bipolar disorder among patients with suicidal ideation, recent aggression and self-harm, referred to the psychiatric hospital emergency department in Iran
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 3;65:102830. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102830. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34507238 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102830 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rahim Badrfam Atefeh Zandifar Maryam Aminimanesh Malihe Farid Fatemeh Rahiminejad Source Type: research

Mild Cognitive Impairment and modifiable risk factors among Lebanese older adults in primary care
CONCLUSION: Identification of patients with history of smoking and at risk of depression may serve as an opportunity to offer intensive counseling and targeted treatment to delay the onset or progression of MCI to Alzheimer's disease.PMID:34507239 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102828 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Georges Assaf Jamil El Khoury Sarah Jawhar Diana Rahme Source Type: research

Social and clinical features associated with duration of untreated psychosis in the Brazilian STREAM study
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Aug 27;65:102823. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102823. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34500390 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102823 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rosana Shuhama Vict ória Helena Stelzer Rocha Camila Marcelino Loureiro Fabiana Corsi-Zuelli Jair L ício Ferreira Santos Paulo Rossi Menezes Cristina Marta Del-Ben Source Type: research

Surveillance of drug overdose and identification of its risk factors by a multivariate analysis using the Japanese Adverse Drug Event Report database
CONCLUSION: The present study represented a surveillance of drug overdose, and identified risk factors in patients with bipolar disorders by a multivariate analysis using the JADER database.PMID:34500391 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102826 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Yuichi Uwai Tomohiro Nabekura Source Type: research

Responding to children's mental health, protection and psychosocial care concerns in the COVID crisis
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 1;65:102831. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102831. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34500392 | PMC:PMC8421068 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102831 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Saurabh Shashi Ashok Sheila Ramaswamy Aakanksha Kulkarni Deepika Singh Donita Quadros Keneikhrienuo Junia Dzuvichu Kritii Tikku Mehdia Rizvi Pooja Kandula Pragya Tank Shekhar Seshadri Source Type: research

The characteristics of patients with severe social withdrawal 'Hikikomori' in two community psychiatry clinics in Japan
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 3;65:102833. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102833. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34500393 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102833 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hissei Imai Toko Takamatsu Hideaki Mitsuya Hidehiko Mitsuya Toshiaki A Furukawa Source Type: research

Social and clinical features associated with duration of untreated psychosis in the Brazilian STREAM study
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Aug 27;65:102823. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102823. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34500390 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102823 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rosana Shuhama Vict ória Helena Stelzer Rocha Camila Marcelino Loureiro Fabiana Corsi-Zuelli Jair L ício Ferreira Santos Paulo Rossi Menezes Cristina Marta Del-Ben Source Type: research

Surveillance of drug overdose and identification of its risk factors by a multivariate analysis using the Japanese Adverse Drug Event Report database
CONCLUSION: The present study represented a surveillance of drug overdose, and identified risk factors in patients with bipolar disorders by a multivariate analysis using the JADER database.PMID:34500391 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102826 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Yuichi Uwai Tomohiro Nabekura Source Type: research

Responding to children's mental health, protection and psychosocial care concerns in the COVID crisis
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 1;65:102831. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102831. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34500392 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102831 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Saurabh Shashi Ashok Sheila Ramaswamy Aakanksha Kulkarni Deepika Singh Donita Quadros Keneikhrienuo Junia Dzuvichu Kritii Tikku Mehdia Rizvi Pooja Kandula Pragya Tank Shekhar Seshadri Source Type: research

The characteristics of patients with severe social withdrawal 'Hikikomori' in two community psychiatry clinics in Japan
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Sep 3;65:102833. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102833. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34500393 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102833 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hissei Imai Toko Takamatsu Hideaki Mitsuya Hidehiko Mitsuya Toshiaki A Furukawa Source Type: research

Auditory emotion recognition deficits in schizophrenia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
CONCLUSIONS: Patients with schizophrenia have moderate AER deficits, which were associated with negative symptoms. Rehabilitation focusing on improving AER abilities may help improve negative symptoms and the long-term prognosis of schizophrenia.PMID:34482183 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102820 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bingyan Gong Qiuhong Li Yiran Zhao Chao Wu Source Type: research

Role of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in management of obsessive-compulsive disorder in patients of schizophrenia
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Aug 27;65:102822. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102822. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34479023 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102822 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Aditya Agrawal Mohita Joshi Sujita Kumar Kar Vivek Agarwal Source Type: research

COVID-19 and suicidal behavior: A bibliometric assessment
This study suggests that suicidal behavior has received considerable attention during the ongoing COIVD-19 pandemic.PMID:34479024 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102817 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sandeep Grover B M Gupta Ghouse ModinMamdapur Source Type: research

Childhood trauma and depression in college students: Mediating and moderating effects of psychological resilience
Asian J Psychiatr. 2021 Aug 28;65:102824. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102824. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTPURPOSE: Not all young people who have experienced childhood abuse and neglect will become depressed or have the same degree of depression. Psychological resilience may probably lead to part of the difference according to previous studies. To observe the association between childhood abuse and neglect and depression and analyze whether psychological resilience has mediating and moderating effects on this association.METHODS: A cross-sectional sampling with a self-report questionnaire used to measure childhood abuse and n...
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - September 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jun-Jie Chang Yan Ji Yong-Han Li Meng-Yuan Yuan Pu-Yu Su Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of children with ASD - Preliminary findings from a 18 month follow up study
CONCLUSION: The intensity of early intervention is pivotal to positively alter the developmental trajectories in children with ASD. Parent-mediated intervention is the best possible mode of intervention delivery to initiate early intervention and address the prevailing challenges in resource-limited settings.PMID:34461368 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102816 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Harshini Manohar Preeti Kandasamy Source Type: research

Domestic violence and psychological problems in married women during COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown: A community-based survey
CONCLUSION: There is a high prevalence of psychological problems in married women during the pandemic and lockdown. DV was found to be a significant predictor of depression and anxiety in this population.PMID:34461369 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102812 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Pankajakshan Vijayanthi Indu Binsu Vijayan Harish M Tharayil Anithakumari Ayirolimeethal Varsha Vidyadharan Source Type: research

Fatigue, perceived stigma, self-reported cognitive deficits and psychological morbidity in patients recovered from COVID-19 infection
CONCLUSIONS: Our study reveals that a significant proportion of patients after recovery from COVID-19 experience psychological morbidities, fatigue, cognitive problems, and stigma. Efforts should be made to take care of these issues in routine post-COVID follow-up care.PMID:34455354 | PMC:PMC8379818 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102815 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - August 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sandeep Grover Swapnajeet Sahoo Eepsita Mishra Kanwarbir Singh Gill Aseem Mehra Ritu Nehra Aarzoo Suman Ashish Bhalla Goverdhan Dutt Puri Source Type: research

Parental consanguinity among patients with schizophrenia in a rural community of South India: A clinical and genetic investigation
CONCLUSION: Schizophrenia is associated with higher parental consanguinity, suggesting a role for multiple recessive risk alleles in its etiology. Replication in future studies in diverse settings would add further strength to this.PMID:34425412 | DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2021.102814 (Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry)
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - August 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Vikas Agarwal Jagadisha Thirthalli Channaveerachari Naveen Kumar Rita Christopher Gautham U Arunachal K Shanivaram Reddy Vikram Singh Rawat Bangalore N Gangadhar Joel Wood Vishwajit Nimgaonkar Source Type: research