Depression and psychological distress in patients with chronic renal failure: Prevalence and associated factors in a rural district in Sri Lanka
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is known to adversely affect mental health. The study was aimed at estimating the prevalence of depression and psychological distress and the associated factors among CKD patients living in Anuradhapura, a rural district in Sri Lanka. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 15, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sameera Senanayake, Nalika Gunawardena, Paba Palihawadana, Chathurie Suraweera, R. Karunarathna, Priyantha Kumara Source Type: research

Predictors of completion of a psychological-behavioral intervention in acute coronary syndrome patients
Dropout from health behavior interventions in patients with heart disease is a major clinical issue that can impact recovery and prognosis. Positive psychology (PP)-based treatments have the potential to promote health behaviors, but predictors of PP intervention completion have not been examined in persons with heart disease. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Kirsti A. Campbell, Brian C. Healy, Christopher M. Celano, Ariana Albanese, Rachel A. Millstein, Jeff C. Huffman Source Type: research

Pain as a symbol in the patient context
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Walter Tschugguel Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Early risk factors for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic distress after hospital admission for unintentional injury: Multicentre cohort study
To quantify psychological morbidity and identify baseline factors associated with depression, anxiety and post-traumatic distress symptoms up to 12  months post-injury. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: D. Kendrick, R. Baker, T. Hill, K. Beckett, C. Coupland, B. Kellezi, S. Joseph, J. Barnes, J. Sleney, N. Christie, R. Morriss Source Type: research

The associated features of multiple somatic symptom complexes
To assess whether two or more functional somatic symptom complexes (SSCs) showed stronger association with psychosocial correlates than single or no SSC after adjustment for depression/anxiety and general medical disorders. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Francis Creed, Barbara Tomenson, Carolyn Chew-Graham, Gary Macfarlane, John McBeth Source Type: research

Acute stress and subsequent health outcomes: A systematic review
To systematically review the relationship between early post-traumatic stress symptoms ( (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dana Rose Garfin, Rebecca R. Thompson, E. Alison Holman Tags: Review article Source Type: research

Beyond the fear that lingers: The interaction between fear of cancer recurrence and rumination in relation to depression and anxiety symptoms
The Fear of Cancer Recurrence (FCR) is reported to be a normal response to cancer, but little is known about the interaction between FCR and maladaptive cognitive processes, which may increase the risk for depression and anxiety disorders among cancer survivors. Previous studies have shown the influence of rumination on depression and anxiety in other populations. Thus, the present study aimed to examine how FCR and rumination may relate to depression and anxiety symptoms among cancer survivors. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jianlin Liu, Chao-Xu Peh, S ébastien Simard, Konstadina Griva, Rathi Mahendran Source Type: research

The impact of attachment insecurity on pain and pain behaviors in experimental pain
Pain perception and pain behaviors are distinct phenomena with different functions. Pain behaviors are protective in their functions, which include eliciting empathy or caring behaviors from others. Moreover, pain behaviors are intertwined with interpersonal relationships with significant others, which is why attachment orientations have been suggested as interpersonal schemas moderating the association between pain and pain behaviors. The aim of the current study was to assess the impact of insecure attachment dimensions on pain behaviors in laboratory-induced pain. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tonny Elmose Andersen, Sophie Lykkegaard Ravn, Claus Manniche, S øren O'Neill Source Type: research

Attitudes of young French internists towards functional disorders
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: J. Goutte, P. Cath ébras Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research

How do illness-anxious individuals process health-threatening information? A systematic review of evidence for the cognitive-behavioral model
According to the cognitive-behavioral model, illness anxiety is developed and maintained through biased processing of health-threatening information and maladaptive responses to such information. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Chrysanthi Leonidou, Georgia Panayiotou Tags: Review article Source Type: research

Potentialities of network analysis for sleep medicine
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - June 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Daniel Ruivo Marques, Maria Helena, Pinto de Azevedo Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

The psychological burden in psoriatic patients beyond PASI
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Filomena Russo, Virginia Mancini, Maria L. Flori Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research

Musculoskeletal pain in early adolescence: A longitudinal examination of pain prevalence and the role of peer-related stress, worry, and gender
Adolescence is a time of change during which several health problems, such as pain problems, increase. Psychosocial mechanisms involved in this development, such as interpersonal stressors and worry, are still understudied, especially longitudinally. The first aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in Swedish adolescents between the ages 13 and 15 using pain grades. The second aim was to study the role of peer-related stress, worry, and gender in the development of musculoskeletal pain problems over time. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Matilda Wurm, Malin Anniko, Maria Tillfors, Ida Flink, Katja Boersma Source Type: research

Neuropsychiatric features of the coexistence of epilepsy and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
To investigate demographic, epidemiologic and psychiatric features suggestive of the coexistence epilepsy (ES) and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) that may contribute to precocious suspicion of the association. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 26, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Gislaine Baroni, William Alves Martins, Vitoria Piccinini, Marcelo Pereira da Rosa, Luciano de Paola, Eliseu Paglioli, Regina Margis, Andr é Palmini Source Type: research

Concordance of illness perceptions: The key to improving care of medically unexplained symptoms
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Lisa M. McAndrew, Myrna L. Friedlander, L. Alison Phillips, Susan Santos, Drew A. Helmer Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Exercise frequency and maternal mental health: Parallel process modelling across the perinatal period in an Australian pregnancy cohort
Since the potential mental health benefits of exercise during pregnancy remain unclear, this study examined longitudinally the bidirectional relationship between exercise and maternal mental health symptoms during the perinatal period, and included adjustment for both depression and antidepressant treatment. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Stuart J. Watson, Andrew J. Lewis, Philip Boyce, Megan Galbally Source Type: research

Personality traits and course of symptoms of depression and apathy after stroke: Results of the CASPER study
This study aimed to examine whether personality traits predict the course of PSD and PSA. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Elles Douven, Julie Staals, Syenna H.J. Schievink, Robert J. van Oostenbrugge, Frans R.J. Verhey, Sascha Wetzels-Meertens, Sebastian K öhler, Pauline Aalten Source Type: research

A cross-sectional study on preoperative anxiety in adults
The main objective of this study was a detailed comparison of the level of anxiety about surgery and anesthesia. Other objectives included the assessment of the prevalence and intensity of preoperative anxiety. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: H. Aust, L. Eberhart, T. Sturm, M. Schuster, Y. Nestoriuc, F. Brehm, D. R üsch Source Type: research

Illness perception in patients with migraine: An exploratory study in a tertiary care headache centre
Illness perception is significantly related to several outcome measures in different medical conditions. However, little is known about headache-related causal attributions and cognitive and emotional representations in patients with migraine. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Laura Sirri, Giulia Pierangeli, Sabina Cevoli, Pietro Cortelli, Silvana Grandi, Eliana Tossani Source Type: research

Omega-3 fatty acid: A promising pathway linking personality and health
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 17, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Antonio Terracciano, Yannick Stephan, Angelina R. Sutin Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Interleukin, tumor necrosis factor- α and C-reactive protein profiles in melancholic and non-melancholic depression: A systematic review
The current diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder (MDD) do not allow prediction of prognosis and therapeutic response. A possible strategy to improve this situation is the identification of depression subtypes on the bases of biomarkers reflecting underlying pathological processes such as neuro-inflammation. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 14, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Chenghao Yang, Kim M. Tiemessen, Fokko J. Bosker, Klaas J. Wardenaar, Jie Lie, Robert A. Schoevers Tags: Review article Source Type: research

Editorial Board
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research

Psychological functioning in Parkinson's disease post-deep brain stimulation: Self-regulation and executive functioning
This study sought to do so in a sample of patients with PD (N  = 31) who underwent deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery for motor symptom treatment. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Hannah L. Combs, Natasha E. Garcia-Willingham, David T.R. Berry, Craig G. van Horne, Suzanne C. Segerstrom Source Type: research

Health in medicine: The lost graal
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dmitry M. Davydov Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Impact of psychiatric comorbidities on outcomes of elderly liver transplant recipients
This study evaluated the impact of psychiatric comorbidities in liver transplant (LT) recipients aged ≥65 years (elderly) on length of hospital-stay (LOS), death, and a composite outcome of graft loss or death. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Shehzad K. Niazi, Terry D. Schneekloth, Adriana R. Vasquez, Andrew P. Keaveny, Susan Davis, Melissa Picco, Michael G. Heckman, Nancy N. Diehl, Sheila G. Jowsey-Gregoire, Teresa A. Rummans, C. Burcin Taner Source Type: research

Association between social participation and incident risk of functional disability in elderly Japanese: The Ohsaki Cohort 2006
Although several longitudinal studies have examined the relationship between social participation and incident functional disability, the related mechanisms have remained unclear. The aim of this study was to examine the mechanisms linking social participation to incident functional disability. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tatsui Otsuka, Yasutake Tomata, Shu Zhang, Kemmyo Sugiyama, Fumiya Tanji, Yumi Sugawara, Ichiro Tsuji Source Type: research

Organizational justice, justice climate, and somatic complaints: A multilevel investigation
Organizational justice refers to perceived fairness at the workplace. Individual perceptions of injustice have been linked to reduced mental and physical health. However, perceptions of injustice also exist at the aggregate level of departments, reflecting a shared perception, denoted as justice climate. There is evidence that this shared perception independently predicts individual distress levels (e.g., anxiety, depression), which might negatively affect somatic symptom perception and reporting. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Raphael M. Herr, Jos A. Bosch, Adrian Loerbroks, Bernd Genser, Christian Almer, Annelies E.M. van Vianen, Joachim E. Fischer Source Type: research

Do we have to rethink Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Constanze Hausteiner-Wiehle, Peter Henningsen Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Executive function is associated with diabetes-specific disordered eating in young adults with type 1 diabetes
Disordered eating behavior in young adults with type 1 diabetes is overrepresented and associated with significant negative health consequences. Thus, determining the key correlates of these behaviors is essential. The aim of the present study was to determine the association between executive function and disordered eating in young adults with type 1 diabetes, relative to a control group without diabetes. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - May 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Melanie M. Broadley, Melanie J. White, Brooke Andrew Source Type: research

Sex and family history of cardiovascular disease influence heart rate variability during stress among healthy adults
This study evaluated sex differences in HRV response to speech stress among men and women (age range 30 –49 years) with and without a documented FH of CVD. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Charles F. Emery, Catherine M. Stoney, Julian F. Thayer, DeWayne Williams, Andrew Bodine Source Type: research

Neuroticism predicts all-cause mortality over 19-years: The moderating effects on functional status, and the angiotensin-converting enzyme
To examine if the personality traits neuroticism, extraversion, and openness to experience are related to all-cause mortality in older adults over a follow-up period of 19  years. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: P áraic S. O'Súilleabháin, Brian M. Hughes Source Type: research

Psychiatric disorders among people living with HIV/AIDS in IRAN: Prevalence, severity, service utilization and unmet mental health needs
HIV and psychiatric disorders are closely correlated and are accompanied by some similar risk factors. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Behrang Shadloo, Masoumeh Amin-Esmaeili, Abbas Motevalian, Minoo Mohraz, Abbas Sedaghat, Mohammad Mehdi Gouya, Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar Source Type: research

The impact of loneliness and relationship quality on life satisfaction: A longitudinal dyadic analysis in persons with physical disabilities and their partners
Persons with physical disabilities and their caregiving partners are at an increased risk of experiencing reducedlife satisfaction. One potential explanation for this trend may be the potentially harmful effects of loneliness and poor relationship quality which this population often experience. To date, little is known about how the perceptions of loneliness and relationship quality affect life satisfaction in the disability an caregiving setting, furthermore the directionality of effect is not well understood. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 26, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Hannah Tough, Martin W.G. Brinkhof, Johannes Siegrist, Christine Fekete Source Type: research

Adolescent habitual caffeine consumption and hemodynamic reactivity during rest, psychosocial stress, and recovery
Most adolescents regularly consume caffeine. Whereas observational studies have suggested that coffee may be cardio-protective, pharmacological experimentation with adults shows that caffeine at dietary doses increases blood pressure, thereby implicating regular caffeine consumption as a potential source of harm for cardiovascular health. The present study was in response to the dearth of caffeine research among younger consumers. It was hypothesised that compared to the consumption of little or no caffeine, adolescents who habitually consume caffeine have overall higher blood pressure and increased vascular resistance. (S...
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 26, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jack E. James, Birna Baldursdottir, Kamilla R. Johannsdottir, Heiddis B. Valdimarsdottir, Inga Dora Sigfusdottir Source Type: research

Editorial Board
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research

Emotion regulation in the context of depression and unhealthy eating styles: A response to Paans et al. (2018)
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 23, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Eva Schoen Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research

Molecular subtypes might affect chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy
I want to congratulate Lee and colleagues for their article [1] in which they explored the incidence and riskfactors associated with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy using docetaxel. Among the participants, 45% reported CIPN at the end of treatment. Among them, 42% reported persistent CIPN after discontinuation of treatment. Interestingly, the authors reported that pre-treatment anxiety was significantly associated with persistent CIPN. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 20, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Kadri Altundag Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research

Molecular subtypes might affect chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 20, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Kadri Altundag Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research

Self-reported interoceptive deficits in eating disorders: A meta-analysis of studies using the eating disorder inventory
An impairment of the ability to sense the physiological condition of the body – interoception – has long been proposed as central to the onset and maintenance of eating disorders. More recent attention to this topic has generally indicated the presence of interoceptive deficits in individuals with an eating disorder diagnosis; however, possible links with specific diagnos is, BMI, age, illness duration, depression, and alexithymia remain unclear from individual studies. This meta-analysis aimed to provide a necessary quantitative overview of self-reported interoceptive deficits in eating disorder populations, a...
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Paul M. Jenkinson, Lauren Taylor, Keith R. Laws Tags: Review article Source Type: research

The effects of psychological distress and its interaction with socioeconomic position on risk of developing four chronic diseases
To examine the relationship between psychological distress and risk of developing arthritis, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes across the range of distress severity, investigate the mediating roles of health behaviours and explore whether the associations vary with socioeconomic position. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Kyle J.J. McLachlan, Catharine R. Gale Source Type: research

Frequent attendance and the concordance between PHQ screening and GP assessment in the detection of common mental disorders
Frequent attendance (FA) in general practice is associated with excessive and often unjustified service use [1], thus placing considerable burden on the health care system [2 –4]. Mental disorders are one of the most frequent causes of FA. Frequent attenders (FAs) have been shown to have higher rates of depression [5–7], anxiety [8], and somatoform disorders [6,9–11], which are commonly referred to as common mental disorders (CMDs) [12]. They are also prescribed mo re psychotropic medication [9,13]. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: J. Norton, A. Oude Engberink, C. Gandubert, A. Macgregor, M. David, A. Mann, K. Ritchie, M.L. Ancelin, D. Capdevielle Source Type: research

Frequent attendance and the concordance between PHQ screening and GP assessment in the detection of common mental disorders
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: J. Norton, A. Oude Engberink, C. Gandubert, A. Macgregor, M. David, A. Mann, K. Ritchie, M.L. Ancelin, D. Capdevielle Source Type: research

Cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders in Parkinson's disease: Design of a randomised controlled trial to assess clinical effectiveness and changes in cerebral connectivity
Anxiety disorders occur in up to 35% of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and have a negative effect on motor symptoms and quality of life. To date, no clinical trials specifically targeting anxiety in PD patients have been published. (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: A.E.P. Mulders, A.J.H. Moonen, K. Dujardin, M.L. Kuijf, A. Duits, B. Flinois, R.L.H. Handels, R. Lopes, A.F.G. Leentjens Source Type: research

The revised guideline on consultation-liaison psychiatry of the Netherlands Psychiatric Association
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Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Albert F.G. Leentjens, Angela van Baalen, Harold J.H. Kuijpers, Suze L.E. Lambooij, Chris D. Schubart, Herman N. Sno, Annelou L.C. de Vries, Margriet Moret-Hartman Tags: Short communication Source Type: research

Affective spectrum symptoms and self-criticism: A behavioral genetic approach
Studies have shown that depression and so-called functional somatic symptoms (FSS; i.e., chronic pain and fatigue) are highly comorbid both at the symptom [1,2] and syndrome [3 –8] level. In addition, there is evidence for familial co-aggregation at both the symptom and syndrome levels [9–12]. These findings have led researchers to suggest that functional somatic disorders and depression are part of an affective spectrum of symptoms and disorders [10,13], although it i s not clear whether a common pathophysiology and similar causal pathways are implicated in disorders belonging to this spectrum [14–19]. (...
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - April 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dries Bleys, Patrick Luyten, Stephan Claes, Bart Soenens Source Type: research