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Psychiatry

  1. Content type: Research article

    Eating disorders are very complex, frequently developed and have a public health impact on adolescents. Different studies revealed that eating disorders is a pressing public health problem among adolescents. E...

    Authors: Belachew Yirga, Yalemzewod Assefa Gelaw, Terefe Derso and Molla Mesele Wassie

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:503

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    Research activity is especially critical in the field of psychiatry as it is evolving rapidly thanks to advances in neuroscience.

    Authors: Frank P. MacMaster, Jordan Cohen, Waqar Waheed, Emilie Magaud, Mariko Sembo, Lisa Marie Langevin and Katherine Rittenbach

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:486

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    Mental distress is a mental health problem expressed with variable levels of depressive, anxiety, panic or somatic symptoms. Owing to several factors tertiary level students are among the population with highe...

    Authors: Biniam Melese, Birhanu Bayu, Fikir Wondwossen, Kalkidan Tilahun, Seti Lema, Moges Ayehu and Eskindir Loha

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:485

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis is an autoimmune disease that was identified in 2007, and manifests in a stepwise manner with psychiatric, neurological and autonomic symptoms. The disease is caused by autoanti...

    Authors: Maria Moura, Amilcar Silva-dos-Santos, Joana Afonso and Miguel Talina

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:374

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    The four-dimensional symptom questionnaire (4DSQ) is an originally Dutch self-report questionnaire that has been developed in primary care to distinguish non-specific general distress from depression, anxiety ...

    Authors: V. S. Arnautov, D. V. Reyhart, A. B. Smulevich, N. N. Yakhno, B. Terluin, E. K. Zakharova, A. V. Andryushchenko, V. A. Parfenov, M. V. Zamergrad and D. V. Romanov

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:770

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Decision making ability can change with time, depending on mental or physical health. Little is known about the factors that determine this change and the relationship of capacity to time. As a pilot for studi...

    Authors: Julieanne Dornan, Miriam Kennedy, Jackie Garland, Emer Rutledge and Harry G. Kennedy

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:566

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    Social networks are important for mental health outcomes as they can mobilise resources and help individuals to cope with social stressors. Individuals with psychosis may have specific difficulties in establis...

    Authors: Claudia Palumbo, Umberto Volpe, Aleksandra Matanov, Stefan Priebe and Domenico Giacco

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:560

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Psychostimulant drug use is commonly associated with drug-related infection, including the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Both psychostimulant use and HIV infection are known to damage brain white matter ...

    Authors: Victor M. Tang, Donna J. Lang, Chantelle J. Giesbrecht, William J. Panenka, Taylor Willi, Ric M. Procyshyn, Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, Willough Jenkins, Tania Lecomte, Heidi N. Boyda, Ana Aleksic, G. William MacEwan, William G. Honer and Alasdair M. Barr

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:515

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Approximately 30 % of people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia receive little to no benefit from current medications. There is therefore an urgent need to develop more precisely targeted and effective treatmen...

    Authors: Diana Rose, Constantina Papoulias, James MacCabe and Jennifer Walke

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:489

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  10. Content type: Research article

    To investigate significant association between various clinical and extra-clinical factors brought out the activities of Consultation-Liaison Service.

    Authors: Giuseppina De Giorgio, Roberto Quartesan, Tiziana Sciarma, Martina Giulietti, Angela Piazzoli, Laura Scarponi, Silvia Ferrari, Laura Ferranti, Patrizia Moretti and Massimiliano Piselli

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:475

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Earlier studies suggest that knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) among healthcare workers in Nigeria is low. This present study assessed the knowledge of Nigerian final year medical students about ...

    Authors: M. O. Bakare, M. F. Tunde-Ayinmode, A. O. Adewuya, M. A. Bello-Mojeed, S. Sale, B. O. James, M. A. Yunusa, J. T. Obindo, M. N. Igwe, P. C. Odinka, C. J. Okafor, Y. O. Oshodi, K. M. Okonoda, K. M. Munir and A. O. Orovwigho

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:454

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    Despite many previous studies of suicidal ideation and/or attempts, little research has examined mental health treatment use and perceived treatment need among and within groups of ideators and/or attemptors. ...

    Authors: Namkee G Choi, Diana M DiNitto and C Nathan Marti

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:305

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The pharmacotherapeutic management of agitation is a common clinical challenge. Pharmacotherapy is frequently used, the use of published guidelines is not known. The purpose of this study was twofold; to descr...

    Authors: Chris Bervoets, Ella Roelant, Jürgen De Fruyt, Hella Demunter, Barry Dekeyser, Leen Vandenbussche, Koen Titeca, Guido Pieters, Bernard Sabbe and Manuel Morrens

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:218

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  14. Content type: Research article

    As lithium treatment might be effective in reducing the risk of deliberate self-harm (DSH) in adult patients with unipolar affective disorders, we designed a pragmatic randomised trial to assess its efficacy i...

    Authors: Francesca Girlanda, Andrea Cipriani, Emilia Agrimi, Maria Grazia Appino, Andrea Barichello, Rossella Beneduce, Irene Bighelli, Giulia Bisoffi, Alfredo Bisogno, Paola Bortolaso, Marianna Boso, Carmela Calandra, Liliana Cascone, Mariasole Castellazzi, Caterina Corbascio, Vincenzo Fricchione Parise…

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:731

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  15. Content type: Research article

    A net-based, decision support system for diagnostic assessment and management of psychiatric disorders, developed as part of a telepsychiatry service, which aims to deliver mental health care to underserved po...

    Authors: Savita Malhotra, Subho Chakrabarti, Ruchita Shah, Aarzoo Gupta, Anurati Mehta, B Nithya, Vineet Kumar and Minali Sharma

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:508

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  16. Content type: Research article

    This post hoc analysis assessed the safety, tolerability and effectiveness of long-term treatment with aripiprazole adjunctive to either bupropion or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)/serotonin–n...

    Authors: Anita H Clayton, Ross A Baker, John J Sheehan, Zachary J Cain, Robert A Forbes, Sabrina Vogel Marler, Ronald Marcus, Robert M Berman and Michael E Thase

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:459

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