Diagnostic validity of the MINI-KID disorder classifications in specialized child and adolescent psychiatric outpatient clinics in Sweden
Missing diagnostic information often results poor accuracy of the clinical diagnostic decision process. The Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview for Children and Adolescents (MINI-KID) is a short stan... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Camilla H ögberg, Eva Billstedt, Caroline Björck, Per-Olof Björck, Stephan Ehlers, Lars-Henry Gustle, Clara Hellner, Henrik Höök, Eva Serlachius, Mats A. Svensson and Jan-Olov Larsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treating repetitive suicidal intrusions using eye movements: study protocol for a multicenter randomized clinical trial
Suicide is a major public health problem, and it remains unclear which processes link suicidal ideation and plans to the act of suicide. Growing evidence shows that the majority of suicidal patients diagnosed ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: J. S. van Bentum, M. Sijbrandij, A. J. F. M. Kerkhof, A. Huisman, A. R. Arntz, E. A. Holmes, G. Franx, J. Mokkenstorm and M. J. H. Huibers Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Effects of Attentional Bias Modification on residual symptoms in depression: a randomized controlled trial
Following treatment, many depressed patients have significant residual symptoms. However, large randomised controlled trials (RCT) in this population are lacking. When Attention bias modification training (ABM... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rune Jonassen, Catherine J. Harmer, Eva Hilland, Luigi A. Maglanoc, Brage Kraft, Michael Browning, Tore C. Stiles, Vegard Ø. Haaland, Torkil Berge and Nils Inge Landrø Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Khat use and psychotic symptoms in a rural Khat growing population in Kenya: a household survey
Khat is an amphetamine like psychostimulant chewed by over 10 million people globally. Khat use is thought to increase the risk of psychosis among its chewers. The evidence around this however remains inconclu... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Linnet Ongeri, Fredrick Kirui, Erastus Muniu, Veronica Manduku, Leah Kirumbi, Lukoye Atwoli, Safari Agure, Peter Wanzala, Lydia Kaduka, Mercy Karimi, Richard Mutisya, Elizabeth Echoka, Joseph Mutai, David Mathu and Charles Mbakaya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of stigmatizing media coverage on stigma measures, self-esteem, and affectivity in persons with depression – an experimental controlled trial
Stigmatization of people with mental illness is still a significant problem even in Western society. Media is an important vector for public messaging that may lead to stigma (and potentially counteract it). T... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Nele Cornelia Goepfert, Steffen Conrad von Heydendorff, Harald Dre ßing and Josef Bailer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antidepressant outcomes of high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) with F8-coil and deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (DTMS) with H1-coil in major depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The current study aims to systematically assess and compare the antidepressant outcomes of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) with the figure-of-eight (F8)-coil and deep transcranial magnetic ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Helena M. Gellersen and Karina Karolina Kedzior Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring the potential cost-effectiveness of a vocational rehabilitation program for individuals with schizophrenia in a high-income welfare society
Over the past decades research has shown that employment has a positive impact on quality of life, global functioning and recovery in individuals with schizophrenia. However, access to vocational rehabilitatio... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Stig Evensen, Torbj ørn Wisløff, June Ullevoldsæter Lystad, Helen Bull, Egil W. Martinsen, Torill Ueland and Erik Falkum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reduced mentalizing in patients with bulimia nervosa and features of borderline personality disorder: A case-control study
Mentalizing, the mental capacity to understand oneself and others in terms of mental states, has been found to be reduced in some mental disorders such as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Some studies ha... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 6, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sofia Sacchetti, Paul Robinson, Alexandra Bogaardt, Ajay Clare, Catherine Ouellet-Courtois, Patrick Luyten, Anthony Bateman and Peter Fonagy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Testing the efficacy of INtegral Cognitive REMediation (INCREM) in major depressive disorder: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial
Given the limitation of pharmacological treatments to treat cognitive symptoms in patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), cognitive remediation programs has been proposed as a possible procognitive inte... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 6, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Muriel Vicent-Gil, Beatriz Ravent ós, Eduardo D. Marín-Martínez, Sara González-Simarro, Anabel Martínez-Arán, Caterina del Mar Bonnin, Joan Trujols, Josefina Pérez-Blanco, Javier de Diego-Adeliño, Dolors Puigdemont, Maria Serra-Blasco, Narcís Car Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Study protocol: a randomised controlled trial of a telephone delivered social wellbeing and engaged living (SWEL) psychological intervention for disengaged youth
Internationally, from 12.2 –23.4% of youth (aged 16–24 years) are not in employment, education or training (NEET). These disengaged youth are more likely to experience social exclusion, increased psychological ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 6, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Helen J. Stain, Amanda L. Baker, Christopher Jackson, Rhoshel Lenroot, Georgie Paulik, John Attia, Luke Wolfenden, Stoyan R. Stoyanov, Holly Devir and Leanne Hides Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

An evaluation of large group cognitive behaviour therapy with mindfulness (CBTm) classes
Ensuring equitable and timely access to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is challenging within Canada ’s service delivery model. The current study aims to determine acceptability and effectiveness of 4-session... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Vishal K. Thakur, Jacquelyne Y. Wong, Jason R. Randall, James M. Bolton, Sagar V. Parikh, Natalie Mota, Debbie Whitney, Joshua Palay, Jolene Kinley, Simran Diocee, Tanya Sala and Jitender Sareen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol for a randomized controlled dismantling study of an internet-based intervention for depressive symptoms: exploring the contribution of behavioral activation and positive psychotherapy strategies
There are evidence-based interventions for depression that include different components. However, the efficacy of their therapeutic components is unknown. Another important issue related to depression interven... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - May 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Adriana Mira, Amanda D íaz-García, Diana Castilla, Daniel Campos, Sonia Romero, Juana Bretón-López, Azucena García-Palacios, Rosa Baños and Cristina Botella Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A probabilistic approach to the seismic hazard in Kashmir basin, NW Himalaya
Northwestern Himalaya is one of the most tectonically active domains of the Himalayan arc. The prevailing complex collisional tectonic setup is able to produce destructive earthquakes, most recent being the 8 ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 30, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hamid Sana Tags: Research Letter Source Type: research

A fortnightly atmospheric ‘tide’ at Bali caused by oceanic tidal mixing in Lombok Strait
Strong tidal currents in and around the narrow straits of the Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, affect ocean sea surface temperatures (SST) via non-linear tide-induced mixing. A fortnightly spring –neap cycle in... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 30, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Richard D. Ray and R. Dwi Susanto Tags: Research Letter Source Type: research

Association between parental visitation and depressive symptoms among institutionalized children in Japan: a cross-sectional study
Mental health problems are an important issue among institutionalized children. Although positive communication with parents is essential for children ’s well-being, it has not been sufficiently verified how in... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 30, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Aki Yazawa, Saeko Takada, Hanako Suzuki, Takashi X. Fujisawa and Akemi Tomoda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Study protocol of a multicenter randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and treatment as usual in bipolar disorder
Despite multiple pharmacological interventions, many people with bipolar disorder (BD) experience substantial residual mood symptoms, even in the absence of severe mood episodes, which have a negative impact o... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 30, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: I. Hanssen, M. J. Huijbers, M. W. H. Lochmann-van Bennekom, E. J. Regeer, A. W. M. M. Stevens, S. M. A. A. Evers, M. Wensing, R. W. Kupka and A. E. M. Speckens Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

HELP@APP: development and evaluation of a self-help app for traumatized Syrian refugees in Germany – a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
Syrians represent the largest group among refugees in Germany. Many of them were exposed to sequential traumatizing events including war, escape and post-migration stressors, which significantly increase the r... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 30, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Johannes Golchert, Susanne Roehr, Franziska Berg, Thomas Grochtdreis, Rahel Hoffmann, Franziska Jung, Michaela Nagl, Anna Plexnies, Anna Renner, Hans-Helmut K önig, Anette Kersting and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A retrospective analysis of determinants of involuntary psychiatric in-patient treatment
The purpose of our study was to identify predictors of a high risk of involuntary psychiatric in-patient treatment. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 29, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Mario Schmitz-Buhl, Stefanie Kristiane Gairing, Christian Rietz, Peter H äussermann, Jürgen Zielasek and Euphrosyne Gouzoulis-Mayfrank Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Attitudinal variance among patients, next of kin and health care professionals towards the use of containment measures in three psychiatric hospitals in Switzerland
In psychiatric treatment containment measures are used to de-escalate high-risk situations. These measures can be characterized by their immanent amount of coercion. Previous research could show that the attit... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 29, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Florian Hotzy, Matthias Jaeger, Etienne Buehler, Sonja Moetteli, Georges Klein, Simone Beeri and Thomas Reisch Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case study of suicidality presenting as a restricted interest in autism Spectrum disorder
Suicidality has been under-researched in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Most studies have linked increased suicidality in ASD to psychiatric comorbidities such as depression. Here we investigated, from a neu... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 27, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Luisa Weiner, Amandine Flin, Jean-Baptiste Causin, S ébastien Weibel and Gilles Bertschy Tags: Case report Source Type: research

10-year ASCVD risk is positively correlated with depressive symptoms in a large general population
To explore the potential correlation between 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk and depressive symptoms in a general population. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 26, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Guo-Zhe Sun, Ning Ye, Shao-Jun Wu, Ying Zhou and Ying-Xian Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Circadian reinforcement therapy in combination with electronic self-monitoring to facilitate a safe post-discharge period of patients with depression by stabilizing sleep: protocol of a randomized controlled trial
The transition phase from inpatient to outpatient care for patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder represents a vulnerable period associated with a risk of depression worsening and suicide. Our group... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 25, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Signe Dunker Svendsen, Anne Sofie Aggestrup, Lasse Benn N ørregaard, Philip Løventoft, Anne Præstegaard, Konstantin V. Danilenko, Mads Frost, Ulla Knorr, Ida Hageman, Lars Vedel Kessing and Klaus Martiny Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Is involvement in school bullying associated with increased risk of murderous ideation and behaviours among adolescent students in China?
This study aimed to examine the association between four types of school bullying (i.e., ph... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 24, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Pu-Yu Su, Geng-Fu Wang, Huan He, A-Zhu Han, Guo-Bao Zhang and Nuo Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is depression a real risk factor for acute myocardial infarction mortality? A retrospective cohort study
This study investigated whether continuative use of antidepressants... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 24, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Silvia Cocchio, Tatjana Baldovin, Patrizia Furlan, Alessandra Buja, Patrizia Casale, Marco Fonzo, Vincenzo Baldo and Chiara Bertoncello Tags: Research article Source Type: research

First known case of catatonia due to cyclosporine A-related neurotoxicity in a pediatric patient with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome
Catatonia is a neuropsychiatric syndrome characterized by diverse psychomotor abnormalities, including motor dysregulation and behavioral and affective disturbances. Once thought to occur primarily in the cont... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 24, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: R. David Heekin, Kalonda Bradshaw and Chadi A. Calarge Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Urban heat island modelling of a tropical city: case of Kuala Lumpur
The steep increase in urban populations results in the spatial extent of cities expanding both horizontally and vertically. The climatic response of urban areas differs greatly to rural areas exposed to the sa... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Kai Wang, Yasemin D. Aktas, Jenny Stocker, David Carruthers, Julian Hunt and Liora Malki-Epshtein Tags: Research Letter Source Type: research

Psychometric evaluation of a screening question for persistent depressive disorder
About one in five patients with depression experiences a chronic course. Despite the great burden associated with this disease, there is no current screening instrument for Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD)... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Elisa Brinkmann, Sarah Glanert, Michael H üppe, Ana Sofia Moncada Garay, Sophie Tschepe, Ulrich Schweiger and Jan Philipp Klein Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Group body psychotherapy for the treatment of somatoform disorder - a partly randomised-controlled feasibility pilot study
Clinical outcomes for patients with heterogeneous somatoform disorder (bodily distress disorder, including medically unexplained symptoms) are suboptimal, new treatments are required to improve acceptance. Bod... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Frank R öhricht, Heribert Sattel, Christian Kuhn and Claas Lahmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Post traumatic stress disorder and coping strategies among adult survivors of earthquake, Nepal
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most frequently reported psychiatric morbidity among the survivors of natural disasters. It is the main hindrance to rehabilitate their life. However its prevalence... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 18, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ishwari Adhikari Baral and Bhagawati K.C Tags: Research article Source Type: research

SMS SOS: a randomized controlled trial to reduce self-harm and suicide attempts using SMS text messaging
Hospital-treated deliberate self-harm (DSH) is common, costly and has high repetition rates. Since brief contact interventions (BCIs) may reduce the risk of DSH repetition, we aim to evaluate whether a SMS (Sh... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 18, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Garry J. Stevens, Trent E. Hammond, Suzanne Brownhill, Manish Anand, Anabel de la Riva, Jean Hawkins, Tristan Chapman, Richard Baldacchino, Jo-Anne Micallef, Jagadeesh Andepalli, Anita Kotak, Naren Gunja, Andrew Page, Grahame Gould, Christopher J. Ryan, I Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Motivations and experiences of volunteers and patients in mental health befriending: a thematic analysis
This study aimed to explore the motivations and experiences of volunteer befrienders engaging in these schemes in addit... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 17, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Megan Cassidy, Rose Thompson, Rawda El-Nagib, Lauren M. Hickling and Stefan Priebe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Real-life assessment of aripiprazole monthly (Abilify Maintena) in schizophrenia: a Canadian naturalistic non-interventional prospective cohort study
With previously established efficacy of aripiprazole once-monthly injectable formulation (AOM) in pre-registration randomized controlled trials, the current study was designed to evaluate its effectiveness in ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 16, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sally Mustafa, Joanna Bougie, Maia Miguelez, Guerline Clerzius, Emmanouil Rampakakis, Jean Proulx and Ashok Malla Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recovery-focused mental health care planning and co-ordination in acute inpatient mental health settings: a cross national comparative mixed methods study
Involving mental health service users in planning and reviewing their care can help personalised care focused on recovery, with the aim of developing goals specific to the individual and designed to maximise a... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 16, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Michael Coffey, Ben Hannigan, Sally Barlow, Martin Cartwright, Rachel Cohen, Alison Faulkner, Aled Jones and Alan Simpson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Altered expression of the CSMD1 gene in the peripheral blood of schizophrenia patients
Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a heritable, refractory, and devastating psychiatric disorder. Previous studies have shown that the variants of CUB and sushi multiple domains 1 (CSMD1) demonstrate significant genome-wide ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 15, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Yansong Liu, Xiaoqian Fu, Zhen Tang, Cui Li, Yong Xu, Fuquan Zhang, Deyi Zhou and Chunming Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acceptability of palliative care approaches for patients with severe and persistent mental illness: a survey of psychiatrists in Switzerland
Some patients develop severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) which is therapy-refractory. The needs of these patients sometimes remain unmet by therapeutic interventions and they are at high risk of recei... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 11, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Manuel Trachsel, Martina A. Hodel, Scott A. Irwin, Paul Hoff, Nikola Biller-Andorno and Florian Riese Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mental health in young mothers, single mothers and their children
Parenthood is a life transition that can be especially demanding for vulnerable individuals. Young maternal age and maternal single status have been reported to increase the risk for adverse outcomes for both ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 11, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sara Agnafors, Marie Bladh, Carl G öran Svedin and Gunilla Sydsjö Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Stability of personality traits over a five-year period in Swedish patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder and nonpsychotic individuals: a study using the Swedish universities scales of personality
After publication of the original article [1], it was brought to our attention that some of the numbers in Table 3were incorrect. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tomas Fagerberg, Erik S öderman, J. Petter Gustavsson, Ingrid Agartz and Erik G. Jönsson Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Saccadic eye movements in different dimensions of schizophrenia and in clinical high-risk state for psychosis
Oculomotor dysfunction is one of the most replicated findings in schizophrenia. However the association between saccadic abnormalities and particular clinical syndromes remains unclear. The assessment of sacca... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ilya Obyedkov, Maryna Skuhareuskaya, Oleg Skugarevsky, Victor Obyedkov, Pavel Buslauski, Tatsiana Skuhareuskaya and Napoleon Waszkiewicz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between NRGN gene polymorphism and resting-state hippocampal functional connectivity in schizophrenia
Based on genome-wide association studies, a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the NRGN gene (rs12807809) is considered associated with schizophrenia (SZ). Moreover, hippocampal dysfunction is associated with r... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 5, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Yifan Zhang, Xiaohong Gong, Zhiyang Yin, Lingling Cui, Jian Yang, Pengshuo Wang, Yifang Zhou, Xiaowei Jiang, Shengnan Wei, Fei Wang and Yanqing Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The cytokine profile of women with severe anxiety and depression during pregnancy
Controversial findings regarding the association between pro-inflammatory cytokines and depression have been reported in pregnant subjects. Scarce data about anxiety and its relationships with cytokines are av... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: P. Leff Gelman, I. Mancilla-Herrera, M. Flores-Ramos, M. F. Saravia Takashima, F. M. Cruz Coronel, C. Cruz Fuentes, A. P érez Molina, J. Hernández-Ruiz, F. S. Silva-Aguilera, B. Farfan-Labonne, D. Chinchilla-Ochoa, S. Garza Morales and I. Camacho-Arroyo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of behavioral disorders and attention deficit/hyperactive disorder among school going children in Southwestern Uganda
Disruptive Behavioral Disorders (DBDs) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are chronic, impairing, and costly child and adolescent mental health challenges which, when untreated, can result in ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Apollo Kivumbi, William Byansi, Christopher Damulira, Phionah Namatovu, James Mugisha, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, Mary M. McKay, Kimberly Hoagwood and Fred M. Ssewamala Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic review of palliative care tools and interventions for people with severe mental illness
Increasing attention to palliative care for the general population has led to the development of various evidence-based or consensus-based tools and interventions. However, specific tools and interventions are... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Karin den Boer, Anke J. E. de Veer, Linda J. Schoonmade, Kim J. Verhaegh, Berno van Meijel and Anneke L. Francke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of a collaborative care model for integrated primary care of common mental disorders comorbid with chronic conditions in South Africa
The rise in multimorbid chronic conditions in South Africa, large treatment gap for common mental disorders (CMDs) and shortage of mental health specialists demands a task sharing approach to chronic disease m... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - April 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Inge Petersen, Arvin Bhana, Lara R. Fairall, One Selohilwe, Tasneem Kathree, Emily C. Baron, Sujit D. Rathod and Crick Lund Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Associations between provider communication and personal recovery outcomes
This study examined whether two types of provider communication considered important to quality of care (i.e., shows respect and explains understandably) are associated with mental health outcomes related to p... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - March 29, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Eunice C. Wong, Rebecca L. Collins, Joshua Breslau, M. Audrey Burnam, Matthew S. Cefalu and Elizabeth Roth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Searching for the optimal number of response alternatives for the distress scale of the four-dimensional symptom questionnaire
The Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) is a self-report questionnaire designed to measure distress, depression, anxiety, and somatization. Prior to computing scale scores from the item scores, the t... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - March 29, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jan van Bebber, Johanna T. W. Wigman, Rob R Meijer, Berend Terluin, Sjoerd Sytema and Lex Wunderink Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mortality, cause of death and risk factors in patients with alcohol use disorder alone or poly-substance use disorders: a 19-year prospective cohort study
This study investigated cause of death, mortality rates and explored if baseline characteristics were associated with risk of death in patients with alcohol use disorder alone or poly-substance use disorders. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - March 28, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Arne Jan Hjems æter, Jørgen G. Bramness, Robert Drake, Ivar Skeie, Bent Monsbakken, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth and Anne S. Landheim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of need for inpatient treatment for mental disorder among female prisoners: a cross-sectional study of provincially detained women in Ontario
International studies show a consistent finding of women in prisons as having a high prevalence of mental disorder. Most will be treated within the prison however the most severely ill require transfer to a ho... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - March 27, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Roland M. Jones, Kiran Patel and Alexander I. F. Simpson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does Mental Health First Aid training improve the mental health of aid recipients? The training for parents of teenagers randomised controlled trial
There is well-established evidence that Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training improves knowledge about how to support someone developing a mental health problem, but less evidence that this support improves ... (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - March 27, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Amy J. Morgan, Julie-Anne A. Fischer, Laura M. Hart, Claire M. Kelly, Betty A. Kitchener, Nicola J. Reavley, Marie B. H. Yap, Stefan Cvetkovski and Anthony F. Jorm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antidepressants for depression after concussion and traumatic brain injury are still best practice
Depression is a common complication of traumatic brain injury (TBI). New evidence suggests that antidepressant medication may be no more effective than placebo in this population. (Source: BMC Psychiatry)
Source: BMC Psychiatry - March 27, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Noah D. Silverberg and William J. Panenka Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Correction to: After the Fort McMurray wildfire there are significant increases in mental health symptoms in grade 7 –12 students compared to controls
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Source: BMC Psychiatry - March 26, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Matthew R. G. Brown, Vincent Agyapong, Andrew J. Greenshaw, Ivor Cribben, Pamela Brett-MacLean, Julie Drolet, Caroline McDonald-Harker, Joy Omeje, Monica Mankowsi, Shannon Noble, Deborah Kitching and Peter H. Silverstone Tags: Correction Source Type: research