Mental health professionals view about the impact of male gender for the treatment of men with depression - a qualitative study
The underestimation of depression among men may result from atypical depression symptoms and male help-seeking behaviour. However, higher suicide rates among men than among women indicate a need for gender-spe... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - June 3, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Maja Stiawa, Annabel M üller-Stierlin, Tobias Staiger, Reinhold Kilian, Thomas Becker, Harald Gündel, Petra Beschoner, Achim Grinschgl, Karel Frasch, Max Schmauß, Maria Panzirsch, Lea Mayer, Elisa Sittenberger and Silvia Krumm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of QTc interval prolongation and its associated risk factors among psychiatric patients: a prospective observational study
This study aimed to identify the prevalence of QT interval p... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - June 3, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Zahid Ali, Mohammad Ismail, Zahid Nazar, Fahadullah Khan, Qasim Khan and Sidra Noor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A randomized, crossover comparison of ketamine and electroconvulsive therapy for treatment of major depressive episodes: a Canadian biomarker integration network in depression (CAN-BIND) study protocol
Recent evidence underscores the utility of rapid-acting antidepressant interventions, such as ketamine, in alleviating symptoms of major depressive episodes (MDE). However, to date, there have been limited hea... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - June 2, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jennifer L. Phillips, Natalia Jaworska, Elizabeth Kamler, Venkat Bhat, Jean Blier, Jane A. Foster, Stefanie Hassel, Keith Ho, Lisa McMurray, Roumen Milev, Zahra Moazamigoudarzi, Franca M. Placenza, St éphane Richard-Devantoy, Susan Rotzinger, Gustavo Tur Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Demographic predictors of wellbeing in Carers of people with psychosis: secondary analysis of trial data
Carers of people with psychosis are at a greater risk of physical and mental health problems compared to the general population. Yet, not all carers will experience a decline in health. This predicament has pr... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - June 2, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Cassie M. Hazell, Mark Hayward, Fiona Lobban, Aparajita Pandey, Vanessa Pinfold, Helen E. Smith and Christina J. Jones Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The ACCEPT-study: design of an RCT with an active treatment control condition to study the effectiveness of the Dutch version of PEERS ® for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
Social skills interventions are commonly deployed for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Because effective and appropriate social skills are determined by cultural factors that differ throughout ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - June 1, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: B. J. van Pelt, S. Idris, G. Jagersma, J. Duvekot, A. Maras, J. van der Ende, N. E. M. van Haren and K. Greaves-Lord Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The role of social support and emotional exhaustion in the association between work-family conflict and anxiety symptoms among female medical staff: a moderated mediation model
Limited work has been done to explain how work-family conflict is related to anxiety symptoms and the roles of emotional exhaustion and social support may play. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hui Zhang, Leiwen Tang, ZhiHong Ye, Ping Zou, Jing Shao, Man Wu, Qi Zhang, Guojin Qiao and Shaoyu Mu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Number of children and the prevalence of later-life major depression and insomnia in women and men: findings from a cross-sectional study of 0.5 million Chinese adults
Pregnancy and parenthood have been associated with physical and mental health. Previous literature concerning the impacts of parity on mental health was inconsistent and lack epidemiolocal evidence. China, wit... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hanyu Wang, Minne Chen, Tong Xin and Kun Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic review of studies describing the influence of informal social support on psychological wellbeing in people bereaved by sudden or violent causes of death
Whilst any type of bereavement can be traumatic, bereavement through violent or sudden causes is associated with more severe negative health and wellbeing outcomes compared to other types of loss. Social suppo... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: H. R. Scott, A. Pitman, P. Kozhuharova and B. Lloyd-Evans Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Process and outcome of child psychotherapies offered in Kenya: a mixed methods study protocol on improving child mental health
Child and adolescent mental health problems account for a significant proportion of the local and global burden of disease and is recognized as a growing public health concern in need of adequate services. Stu... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 27, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Grace Nduku Wambua, Manasi Kumar, Fredrik Falkenstr öm and Pim Cuijpers Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Relationship between Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity and schizophrenia in the Lebanese population: potential implication of genetic polymorphism of MMP-9
Toxoplasma multiplication and its persistence into the brain cause a local neuroinflammatory reaction, resulting synthesis of neurotransmitters involved in neurological disorders, especially schizophrenia. The Ma... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 27, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Amata El Mouhawass, Amale Hammoud, Marouan Zoghbi, Souheil Hallit, Chadia Haddad, Kinda El Haddad, Saydeh El Khoury, Jennifer Tannous, Sahar Obeid, Mohamad Adnan Halabi and Nour Mammari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Problematic internet use in children and adolescents: associations with psychiatric disorders and impairment
Problematic internet use (PIU) is an increasingly worrisome issue, as youth population studies are establishing links with internalizing and externalizing problems. There is a need for a better understanding o... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 27, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Anita Restrepo, Tohar Scheininger, Jon Clucas, Lindsay Alexander, Giovanni A. Salum, Kathy Georgiades, Diana Paksarian, Kathleen R. Merikangas and Michael P. Milham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A two arm randomized controlled trial comparing the short and long term effects of an elimination diet and a healthy diet in children with ADHD (TRACE study). Rationale, study design and methods
Food may trigger Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms. Therefore, an elimination diet (ED) might be an effective treatment for children with ADHD. However, earlier studies were criticized f... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 27, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Annick Bosch, Margreet Bierens, Ardine G. de Wit, Verena Ly, Jessica van der Velde, Heleen de Boer, Gerry van Beek, Danielle Appelman, Sacha Visser, Lisa Bos, Jolanda van der Meer, Niki Kamphuis, Jos M. T. Draaisma, Rogier Donders, Gigi H. H. van de Loo-N Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Socio-demographic characteristics, lifestyle factors, multi-morbid conditions and depressive symptoms among Nepalese older adults
Depressive symptoms (DS) are a well-recognized public health problem across the world. There is limited evidence with regard to DS and its associates, such as socio-demographic characteristics, lifestyle facto... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 26, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Uday Narayan Yadav, Tarka Bahadur Thapa, Sabuj Kanti Mistry, Roshan Pokhrel and Mark Fort Harris Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Psychometric properties of the perceived stress scale in a community sample of Chinese
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 25, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Feifei Huang, Huijun Wang, Zhihong Wang, Jiguo Zhang, Wenwen Du, Chang Su, Xiaofang Jia, Yifei Ouyang, Yun Wang, Li Li, Hongru Jiang and Bing Zhang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Disability and severe depression among Peruvian older adults: analysis of the Peru Demographic and Family Health Survey, ENDES 2017
Depression is considered a mental health-related disability that affects approximately 350 million people worldwide. On the other hand, it is estimated that 15% of the world ’s population lives with some form o... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshuan J. Barboza, Anderson N. Soriano-Moreno, Anthony Copez-Lonzoy, Josmel Pacheco-Mendoza and Carlos J. Toro-Huamanchumo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Metabolic syndrome associated with the onset of depressive symptoms among women but not men in rural Northeast China
The present study aimed to assess the cumulative incidence of major depressive disorder (MDD) among rural Chinese residents. Furthermore, we intended to estimate whether metabolic syndrome (MetS) was associate... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Shasha Yu, Xiaofan Guo, Guang Xiao Li, Hongmei Yang, Liqiang Zheng and Yingxian Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of child abuse history in patients with and without functional abdominal pain: a case-control study
Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are ranked first amongst medical diseases as a trigger of requests for mental health counselling. Child abuse has been regarded as one of the main causes of the development of f... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Seyed Mojtaba Hashemi, Parsa Yousefichaijan, Bahman Salehi, Amir Almasi-Hashiani, Mohammad Rafiei, Sima Zahedi, Esmaeil Khedmati Morasae and Fereshteh Maghsoudlou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cognitive behavioral group therapy for panic disorder in a general clinical setting: a prospective cohort study with 12 to 31-years follow-up
The long-term prognosis after cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in outpatient groups for panic disorder and agoraphobia is not well known. The purpose of this study was to assess long-term outcomes in terms o... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Truls Bilet, Torbj ørn Olsen, John Roger Andersen and Egil W. Martinsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

C reactive protein elevation among children or among mothers ’ of children with autism during pregnancy, a review and meta-analysis
To evaluate if children with ASD, or mothers of ASD children have elevated CRP during pregnancy. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rashid Nadeem, Tamseela Hussain and Hassan Sajid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early detection of mental illness for women suffering high-risk pregnancies: an explorative study on self-perceived burden during pregnancy and early postpartum depressive symptoms among Chinese women hospitalized with threatened preterm labour
The mental health of pregnant women, particularly those with elevated risks, has been an issue of global concern. Thus far, few studies have addressed the mental health of pregnant women with threatened preter... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Qianqian Ni, Guizhi Cheng, An Chen and Seppo Heinonen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High-dose omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation might be more superior than low-dose for major depressive disorder in early therapy period: a network meta-analysis
The application of n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (n-3 PUFAs) supplementation for major depressive disorder (MDD) has been widely discussed in recent years, but its efficacy and application are still controve... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Xu-dong Luo, Jin-shan Feng, Zheng Yang, Qiao-ting Huang, Ju-da Lin, Bo Yang, Kuan-pin Su and Ji-yang Pan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Loneliness as a predictor of outcomes in mental disorders among people who have experienced a mental health crisis: a 4-month prospective study
Loneliness has not until recently been a prominent focus in research on outcomes of mental illness. The aim of this study was to determine whether loneliness at baseline predicts poor outcomes at 4-month follo... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jingyi Wang, Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Louise Marston, Farhana Mann, Ruimin Ma and Sonia Johnson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of patient-provider communication: a qualitative study of patient attitudes regarding co-occurring depression and chronic diseases in Malawi
Globally, depression is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality particularly in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). The burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are also increasing in LMICs, the cond... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Christopher F. Akiba, Chifundo C. Zimba, Annie Thom, Maureen Matewere, Vivian Go, Brian Pence, Bradley N. Gaynes and Jones Masiye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and factors associated with depressive and anxiety symptoms among Palestinian medical students
This study was conducted to determine pre... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ramzi Shawahna, Suhaib Hattab, Rami Al-Shafei and Mahmoud Tab ’ouni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A qualitative research of adolescents with behavioral problems about their experience in a dialectical behavior therapy skills training group
Several quantitative studies support the effectiveness of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) psychosocial skills training group component for adolescents with impulse-control disorder and/or emotional dysr... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Eva Sesma Pardo, Ar ánzazu Fernández Rivas, Pablo Orgaz Barnier, Marina Beá Mirabent, Iñaki Kerexeta Lizeaga, Aída Díaz Cosgaya, Ana Catalán Alcántara, Esther Vivanco González, Blaise Aguirre and Miguel Angel González Torres Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the cardiac depression scale tested on Jordanian patients with cardiovascular diseases
The Cardiac Depression Scale (CDS) is an instrument to screen for depression, specifically in patients with cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ibtisam M. Al-Zaru, Audai A. Hayajneh and Tariq Al-Dwaikat Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of remission from body dysmorphic disorder after internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy: a machine learning approach
Previous attempts to identify predictors of treatment outcomes in body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) have yielded inconsistent findings. One way to increase precision and clinical utility could be to use machine l... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Oskar Flygare, Jesper Enander, Erik Andersson, Brj ánn Ljótsson, Volen Z. Ivanov, David Mataix-Cols and Christian Rück Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Peripheral non-enzymatic antioxidants in patients with schizophrenia: a case-control study
Recent studies show that oxidative stress is associated with the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. There are two major types of antioxidant systems in vivo, namely enzymatic antioxidants and non-enzymatic antioxi... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 15, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Zhe Lu, Tianyang Wen, Yingtan Wang, Weijing Kan and Guanglei Xun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity and reliability of social anxiety disorder diagnoses in the Swedish National Patient Register
This study assessed the validity of th... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 15, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Alba Vilaplana-P érez, Josef Isung, Sonja Krig, Sarah Vigerland, Maral Jolstedt, Johan Bjureberg, Jens Högström, Kayoko Isomura, Daniel Rautio, Eva Serlachius, Christian Rück, David Mataix-Cols and Lorena Fernández de la Cruz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Trajectories of maternal depressive symptoms from the antenatal period to 24-months postnatal follow-up: findings from the 2015 Pelotas birth cohort
Maternal depression may be chronic and recurrent, with negative effects both on the health of mothers and children. Many studies have shown trajectories of postnatal depressive symptoms but few studies in low-... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 14, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Nad ège Jacques, Marilia Arndt Mesenburg, Alicia Matijasevich, Marlos Rodrigues Domingues, Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi, Alan Stein and Mariangela Freitas Silveira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-harm with suicidal and non-suicidal intent in young people in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
Self-harm, whether attributed to suicidal or non-suicidal motives, is associated with several poor outcomes in young people, including eventual suicide. Much of our understanding of self-harm in young people i... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 14, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Emmanuel N-B Quarshie, Mitch G. Waterman and Allan O. House Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improved patient-reported outcomes after interprofessional training in mental health: a nonrandomized intervention study
Collaborative interprofessional practices are essential in caring for people with complex mental health problems. Despite the difficulties of demonstrating positive impacts of interprofessional education (IPE)... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 14, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Michael Marcussen, Birgitte N ørgaard, Karen Borgnakke and Sidse Arnfred Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interpretation of within-group change in randomised trials
In medicine, it is common to observe improvement after intervention, at least partly because patients present for care in extremis and would have improved without intervention. Controlling for this counterfact... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 14, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Kypros Kypri Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Validation of the Arabic version of the “self-evaluation of negative symptoms” scale (SNS)
The self-evaluation of negative symptoms scale (SNS) is a new easy-to-use self-administered questionnaire allowing clinicians to understand the clinical and genetic factors affecting the negative symptoms in p... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 14, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Aline Hajj, Souheil Hallit, Karam Chamoun, Hala Sacre, Sahar Obeid, Chadia Haddad, Sonia Dollfus and Lydia Rabbaa Khabbaz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Decomposing socioeconomic inequality in poor mental health among Iranian adult population: results from the PERSIAN cohort study
This study aimed to assess socioeconomic inequality in poor mental health among Iranian adults. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 13, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Farid Najafi, Yahya Pasdar, Behzad Karami Matin, Satar Rezaei, Ali Kazemi Karyani, Shahin Soltani, Moslem Soofi, Shahab Rezaeian, Alireza Zangeneh, Mehdi Moradinazar, Behrooz Hamzeh, Zahra Jorjoran Shushtari, Mansour sajjadipour, Saeid Eslami, Maryam khos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceptions of procedural justice and coercion among forensic psychiatric patients: a study protocol for a prospective, mixed-methods investigation
The risk and recovery paradigms are the dominant frameworks informing forensic mental health services and have been the focus of increasing research interest. Despite this, there are significant gaps in our un... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 13, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Alexander I. F. Simpson, Irene Boldt, Stephanie Penney, Roland Jones, Sean Kidd, Arash Nakhost and Treena Wilkie Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Depression, anxiety and associated factors among housemaids working in Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Housemaids are part of women with low socioeconomic status and most of them are migrant from rural to central part of Ethiopia, less educated, either with poor, separated, single or divorced family and/or dead... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 13, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Alem K. Ejigu, Zahra R. Seraj, Mahlet W. Gebrelibanos, Tolesa F. Jilcha and Yodit H. Bezabih Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk and risk factors for disability pension among patients with treatment resistant depression – a matched cohort study
Treatment resistant depression (TRD) is common among patients with depression, and is associated with clinical and functional disability. However, the risk and risk factors for being granted disability pension... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 13, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Heidi Taipale, Johan Reutfors, Antti Tanskanen, Lena Brandt, Jari Tiihonen, Allitia DiBernardo, Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz and Philip Brenner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dimensionality of the system usability scale among professionals using internet-based interventions for depression: a confirmatory factor analysis
The System Usability Scale (SUS) is used to measure usability of internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT). However, whether the SUS is a valid instrument to measure usability in this context is uncl... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 12, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Mayke Mol, Anneke van Schaik, Els Dozeman, Jeroen Ruwaard, Christiaan Vis, David D. Ebert, Anne Etzelmueller, Kim Mathiasen, B árbara Moles, Teresa Mora, Claus D. Pedersen, Mette Maria Skjøth, Luisa Peleteiro Pensado, Jordi Piera-Jimenez, Didem Gokcay, Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Post traumatic stress symptoms, anxiety, and depression in patients after intensive care unit discharge – a longitudinal cohort study from a LMIC tertiary care centre
Data on intensive care unit (ICU) related psychiatric morbidity from Low Middle-Income Countries are sparse. We studied the ICU related posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS), anxiety, and depression symptoms in... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 12, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Swagata Tripathy, Swati P. Acharya, Santosh Singh, Suravi Patra, Biswa Ranjan Mishra and Nilamadhab Kar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of the French version of the McLean screening instrument for borderline personality disorder (MSI-BPD) in an adolescent sample
The study examines the psychometric properties of the French version of the McLean Screening Instrument for Borderline Personality Disorder (MSI-BPD) created by M. Zanarini to screen borderline personality dis... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 12, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bojan Mirkovic, Mario Speranza, Lionel Cailhol, Julien-Daniel Guelfi, Fernando Perez-Diaz, Maurice Corcos, Marion Robin and Alexandra Pham-Scottez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perinatal mental distress in a rural Ethiopian community: a critical examination of psychiatric labels
This study investigated perceptions and experiences of perinatal mental distress among women in a rural Ethiopian com... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 12, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jil Molenaar, Charlotte Hanlon, Atalay Alem, Dawit Wondimagegn, Girmay Medhin, Martin Prince and Edward G. J. Stevenson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reduced serum VGF levels are linked with suicide risk in Chinese Han patients with major depressive disorder
VGF (nonacronymic) is a neuropeptide that plays an important role in the pathogenesis of major depressive disorder (MDD). However, no studies have yet investigated VGF levels in patients with MDD who are at ri... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 12, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Xingxing Li, Huifei Ge, Dongsheng Zhou, Xiangping Wu, Gangqiao Qi, Zan Chen, Chang Yu, Yuanyuan Zhang, Haihang Yu and Chuang Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Severity and prevalence of various types of mental ill-health in a general adult population: age and sex differences
Taking a broad approach, the aim of this study was to better understand severity and prevalence of various types of mental ill-health across age and sex groups in the general adult population. A first objectiv... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 11, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Per H öglund, Camilla Hakelind and Steven Nordin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An exploration of the conditions for deploying self-management strategies: a qualitative study of experiential knowledge in depression
Living with recurrent, and/or chronic depression requires long-term management in addition to active coping on a day-to-day basis. Previous research on long-term management, and coping with depression mainly f... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 11, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Dorien Smit, Janneke Peelen, Janna N. Vrijsen and Jan Spijker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Step-up, step-down mental health care service: evidence from Western Australia ’s first – a mixed-method cohort study
Mental health Step-up, Step-down services (SUSD), also known as subacute services or Prevention and Recovery Services, have emerged to fill an identified gap between hospital-based inpatient care and clinical ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 11, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hanh Ngo, Priscilla Ennals, Serhat Turut, Elizabeth Geelhoed, Antonio Celenza and Keren Wolstencroft Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How did the use of psychotropic drugs change during the Great Recession in Portugal? A follow-up to the National Mental Health Survey
This study aims to ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 11, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Manuela Silva, Ana Antunes, Sofia Azeredo-Lopes, Gra ça Cardoso, Miguel Xavier, Benedetto Saraceno and José Miguel Caldas-de-Almeida Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects of suicidal ideation and constructs of theory of planned behavior on suicidal intention in women: a structural equation modeling approach
The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) is proposed to predict behavioral intention. We conducted this study aimed to investigate the effects of Suicidal Ideation (SI) and constructs of TPB on suicidal intention. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 11, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Forouzan Rezapur-Shahkolai, Mehdi Khezeli, Seyyed-Mohammad-Mahdi Hazavehei, Saeed Ariapooran, Ali Reza Soltanian and Alireza Ahmadi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum insulin-like growth factor-1 as a potential marker for MDD diagnosis, its clinical characteristics, and treatment efficacy validation: data from an open-label vortioxetine study
IGF-1 is an essential neurotrophin produced peripherally and in the brain. Impairments in the brain IGF-1 concentrations might be responsible for some aspects of major depressive disorder (MDD) pathogenesis, w... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 8, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Oleg A. Levada, Alexandra S. Troyan and Irina Y. Pinchuk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Symptom continuum reported by affective disorder patients through a structure-validated questionnaire
Affective disorders, such as major depressive (MDD), bipolar I (BD I) and II (BD II) disorders, are overlapped at a continuum, but their exact loci are not clear. The self-reports from patients with affective ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 7, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Fanjia Guo, Jingyi Cai, Yanli Jia, Jiawei Wang, Nenad Jak šić, Zsuzsanna Kövi, Marina Šagud and Wei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research