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  1. Aberrant salience is a well-known construct associated with the development and maintenance of psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia. However, only a few studies have investigated aberrance salience as a trait, ...

    Authors: Valentina Pugliese, Renato de Filippis, Matteo Aloi, Paola Rotella, Elvira Anna Carbone, Raffaele Gaetano and Pasquale De Fazio
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:25
  2. The opioid tramadol is used as analgesic drug, and more recently was also proposed for the management of major depressive disorder. However, growing evidence suggests a link between opioid system dysfunction a...

    Authors: Bénédicte Nobile, Marine Bonnin, Emilie Olié and Philippe Courtet
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:24
  3. Hypertension is a major risk factor of cardiovascular mortality. Mood disorders represent a growing public health problem worldwide. A complex relationship is present between mood disorders and cardiovascular ...

    Authors: Zsófia Nemcsik-Bencze, Beáta Kőrösi, Helga Gyöngyösi, Dóra Batta, Andrea László, Péter Torzsa, Illés Kovács, Zoltán Rihmer, Xénia Gonda and János Nemcsik
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:23
  4. Emotional blunting is common in patients with depression. An online survey was undertaken to assess the experience of emotional blunting, and its impact on functioning and quality of life, in the acute and rem...

    Authors: Michael Cronquist Christensen, Hongye Ren and Andrea Fagiolini
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:22
  5. This international online survey investigated the experience and impact of emotional blunting in the acute and remission phases of depression from the perspective of patients and healthcare providers (HCPs). T...

    Authors: Michael Cronquist Christensen, Hongye Ren and Andrea Fagiolini
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:21
  6. Emotional blunting is a common symptom in people with depression and an important factor preventing full functional recovery. This international survey investigated the experience of emotional blunting in the ...

    Authors: Michael Cronquist Christensen, Hongye Ren and Andrea Fagiolini
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:20
  7. Little is known about the role of protective factors in suicidal ideation among medical students. This study aimed to examine the association between suicidal ideation and protective (self-esteem/ego-resilienc...

    Authors: Eun Hyun Seo, Hae-Jung Yang, Seung-Gon Kim and Hyung-Jun Yoon
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:19
  8. Grief is the physical or mental suffering experienced after a major loss, usually the death of a loved one. It is a universal experience, but sociocultural factors, such as cultural or ethnic identity and reli...

    Authors: Frances Adiukwu, Leila Kamalzadeh, Mariana Pinto da Costa, Ramdas Ransing, Renato de Filippis, Victor Pereira-Sanchez, Amine Larnaout, Jairo M. Gonzalez-Diaz, Mario Eid, Zulvia Syarif, Laura Orsolini, Rodrigo Ramalho, Ramyadarshni Vadivel and Mohammadreza Shalbafan
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:18
  9. Reports on longitudinal trends in mental health-related (MHR) emergency department (ED) utilization spanning the pre- and post-pandemic periods are lacking, along with evidence comparing healthcare services ut...

    Authors: Gabrielle Beaudry, Olivier Drouin, Jocelyn Gravel, Anna Smyrnova, Andreas Bender, Massimiliano Orri, Marie-Claude Geoffroy and Nicholas Chadi
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:17
  10. To identify the psychiatric profile of patients hospitalized due to self-intoxication associated with suicide-related behavior (SRB).

    Authors: Maja Lumpe, Johannes Schurr, Christian Rabe, Armin Ott, Tobias Zellner, Michael Rentrop, Florian Eyer and Stefanie Geith
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:16
  11. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental condition characterized by a complex and multifaceted neurobehavioral syndrome. In the last decades, several studies highlighted an increased prevalence o...

    Authors: Liliana Dell’Osso, Leonardo Massoni, Simone Battaglini, Ivan Mirko Cremone, Claudia Carmassi and Barbara Carpita
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:13
  12. The prevalence of anxiety and depression symptoms among caretakers of children with atopic dermatitis (AD) and associated factors is unclear. The study was designed to explore anxiety and depression symptoms a...

    Authors: Wei Su, Hongguang Chen, Ying Gao, Qin Qin, Boqi Liu, Wei Deng, Yuhan Wang, Gaolei Zhang and Xiaoyan Liu
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:12
  13. Not only did the ongoing CoronaVIrus Disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic cause a massive number of casualties, but also there is growing concern that the burden of its psychological aftermaths will only show up yea...

    Authors: Ramona Di Stefano, Angelica Di Pietro, Dalila Talevi, Alessandro Rossi, Valentina Socci, Francesca Pacitti and Rodolfo Rossi
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:11
  14. Emotional blunting—inability to feel positive or negative emotions, detachment, or reduced emotional responsiveness—is common in people with depression. However, there is a paucity of studies comprehensively i...

    Authors: Michael Cronquist Christensen, Hongye Ren and Andrea Fagiolini
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:10
  15. Wearing facemasks is of proven efficacy as a public health protective measure against COVID-19. Currently there are no observational data concerning the wearing of facemasks and the adherence to guidelines con...

    Authors: Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis, Joao Breda, Marianna P. Arletou, Anastasios I. Charalampakis, Maria G. Karypidou, Konstantina S. Kotorli, Christina G. Koutsoudi, Eleftheria S. Ladia, Calypso A. Mitkani, Vasiliki N. Mpouri, Anastasia C. Samara, Aikaterini S. Stravoravdi, Ioannis G. Tsiamis, Aphrodite Tzortzi, Maria A. Vamvaka, Charikleia N. Zacharopoulou…
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:9
  16. Aberrant salience is the incorrect assignment of salience, significance, or value to different innocuous stimuli that might precede the onset of psychotic symptoms. The present study aimed to perform a prelimi...

    Authors: Andrea Ballerini, Marta Tortorelli, Paolo Marino, Cristina Appignanesi, Cinzia Baschirotto, Luca Mallardo, Tommaso Tofani, Francesco Pietrini, Giulio D’Anna, Andrea Rossi, Valdo Ricca and Marina Santella
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:8
  17. We assessed the moderating effect of pre-pandemic mental disorders on the association of COVID-related perceived stress and social support with mental health.

    Authors: Anna Monistrol-Mula, Mireia Felez-Nobrega, Joan Domènech-Abella, Philippe Mortier, Paula Cristóbal-Narváez, Gemma Vilagut, Beatriz Olaya, Montse Ferrer, Aina Gabarrell-Pascuet, Jordi Alonso and Josep Maria Haro
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:7
  18. Both the frequency of court-ordered treatments (COT) for offenders and prevalence of mental disorders among regular prison inmates steadily increased in most western countries. Whether there are major sociodem...

    Authors: Isabella D’Orta, François R. Herrmann and Panteleimon Giannakopoulos
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:6
  19. Problematic Internet Use is defined as a use of the Internet which leads to various difficulties. The aim of this study was to check whether Problematic Internet Use is associated with health risks, such as: a...

    Authors: Marta Kożybska, Jacek Kurpisz, Iwona Radlińska, Edyta Skwirczyńska, Natalia Serwin, Paulina Zabielska, Artur Kotwas, Beata Karakiewicz, Zofia Lebiecka, Jerzy Samochowiec and Kinga Flaga-Gieruszyńska
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:5
  20. Impaired cognitive function is a central symptom of schizophrenia and is often correlated with inferior global functional outcomes. However, the role of some neurobiological factors such as cortical structure ...

    Authors: Qianqian Wei, Wei Yan, Rongrong Zhang, Xuna Yang and Shiping Xie
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:4
  21. We all have narcissism, but in some cases, the perception of narcissism becomes extreme and pathological. Systematic research has shown that there are three subtypes typical of narcissistic personality disorde...

    Authors: Glen O. Gabbard
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:3
  22. Patient satisfaction is defined as the perception that one’s general health care needs are being met. Prior research suggests that positive patient satisfaction with health care facilitates the physician–patie...

    Authors: Magdalena Romanowicz, Tyler S. Oesterle, Paul E. Croarkin and Bruce Sutor
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:2
  23. Over the past decade, increasing attention has been paid on post stroke suicide (PSS), which is one of complications of stroke. The rates of stroke and suicide are relatively high, especially in Asian populati...

    Authors: Shuangmei Zhang, Anrong Wang, Weifeng Zhu, Zhaoyang Qiu and Zhaoxu Zhang
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2022 21:1
  24. The apolipoprotein E (ApoE) gene polymorphisms are correlated with blood lipid levels and several neuropsychiatric symptoms. Therefore, this study aimed to examine whether the ApoE rs429358 affected the developme...

    Authors: Wenwang Rao, Xiangfei Meng, Keqing Li, Yunshu Zhang and Xiang Yang Zhang
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:56
  25. Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. It is also one of the most common geriatric psychiatric disorders and a major risk fact...

    Authors: Yosef Zenebe, Baye Akele, Mulugeta W/Selassie and Mogesie Necho
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:55
  26. There is growing concern about the psychopathological consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The prolonged stress due to the spreading fear of the contagion and to the enforced containment measures are deemed ...

    Authors: Liliana Dell’Osso, Giulia Amatori, Camilla Gesi and Claudia Carmassi
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:54
  27. Sociotropy (anaclitic) and autonomy (introjective) are conceptualised as two personality dimensions that confer vulnerability to depression. According to Blatt and Beck’s theories, sociotropic individuals exhi...

    Authors: Angelica Marfoli, Federica Viglia, Micaela Di Consiglio, Sheila Merola, Stefano Sdoia and Alessandro Couyoumdjian
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:53
  28. This study investigated an association between schizoid tendencies and aggressive behaviors in Chinese adolescents, and explored the underlying mechanism.

    Authors: Tingyu Yang, Yuqiong He, Shuxian Wu, Xilong Cui, Xuerong Luo and Jianbo Liu
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:51
  29. Digital conversations can offer unique information into the attitudes of Hispanics with depression outside of formal clinical settings and help generate useful information for medical treatment planning. Our s...

    Authors: Ruby Castilla-Puentes, Anjali Dagar, Dinorah Villanueva, Laura Jimenez-Parrado, Liliana Gil Valleta and Tatiana Falcone
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:50
  30. The Positive and Negative Suicide Ideation (PANSI) Inventory is a widely used self-report questionnaire which is designed to comprehensively evaluate the protective factors and negative risk factors associated...

    Authors: Wei Chen, Tao Yang, Rongfen Gao and Guyin Zhang
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:47
  31. Obsessive–compulsive and related disorders (OCRDs) are a group of intractable and chronic mental disorders. Trichotillomania (TTM) is a common type of OCRDs characterized by repetitive hair pulling, driven by ...

    Authors: Xudong Zhao, Shikai Wang, Xiujuan Hong, Shaojia Lu, Sufang Tang, Yue Shen, Ming Feng, Ping Guo and Yu Fang
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:46
  32. Old age bipolar disorder has been an orphan of psychiatric research for a long time despite the fact that bipolar disorder (BD)-I and II together may affect 0.5–1.0% of the elderly. It is also unclear whether ...

    Authors: Nemanja Ljubic, Bianca Ueberberg, Heinz Grunze and Hans-Jörg Assion
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:45
  33. Victimization is associated with worse social and clinical outcomes of individuals with severe mental illness (SMI). A relapse of SMI may be one of the clinical consequences of assaultive trauma. As far as we ...

    Authors: Karolina Mlada, Tomas Formanek, Jan Vevera, Klara Latalova, Petr Winkler and Jan Volavka
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:44
  34. Major depressive disorder (MDD) patients not responding to two or more different antidepressant treatments are currently considered to suffer from treatment resistant depression (TRD). Recently, intranasal esk...

    Authors: Marcatili Matteo, Pellicioli Cristian, Maggioni Laura, Motta Federico, Redaelli Chiara, Ghelfi Lorenzo, Krivosova Michaela, Matteo Sibilla, Nava Roberto, Colmegna Fabrizia, Dakanalis Antonios, Caldiroli Alice, Capuzzi Enrico, Benatti Beatrice, Bertola Francesca, Villa Nicoletta…
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:43
  35. Concerns have been raised that the COVID-19 pandemic could increase risk for adverse mental health outcomes, especially in young adults, a vulnerable age group. We investigated changes in depression and anxiet...

    Authors: Kia Watkins-Martin, Massimiliano Orri, Marie-Hélène Pennestri, Natalie Castellanos-Ryan, Simon Larose, Jean-Philippe Gouin, Isabelle Ouellet-Morin, Nicholas Chadi, Frederick Philippe, Michel Boivin, Richard E. Tremblay, Sylvana Côté and Marie-Claude Geoffroy
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:42
  36. In general, the course of schizophrenia is chronic accompanied not only by positive and negative symptoms but also by cognitive dysfunction associated with psychosocial disability, and thus treatment combining...

    Authors: Mitsukuni Murasaki, Yoshifumi Inoue, Hiroshi Nakamura and Toshihiko Kinoshita
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:41
  37. Test anxiety has been widely found in medical students. Emotion regulation and psychological resilience have been identified as key factors contributing to anxiety. However, studies on relationships were limit...

    Authors: Yuguo Liu, Haiyan Pan, Runhuang Yang, Xingjie Wang, Jiawei Rao, Xingshan Zhang and Congcong Pan
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:40
  38. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also known as “apical ballooning syndrome”, is generally precipitated by endogenous or exogenous stress. Eating disorders are associated with a variety of physical complications.

    Authors: Kota Kikuchi, Norio Yasui-Furukori, Chie Hasegawa, Manami Watahiki, Teruo Inoue and Kazutaka Shimoda
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:39
  39. Intensive care unit (ICU) staff have faced unprecedented challenges during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, which could significantly affect their mental health and well-being. The present stu...

    Authors: Nisha Kader, Bushra Elhusein, Nirvana Swamy Kudlur Chandrappa, Abdulqadir J. Nashwan, Prem Chandra, Abdul Waheed Khan and Majid Alabdulla
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:38
  40. There is a need to scale-up mental health service provision in primary health care. The current extent of integration of mental health in primary care is pertinent to promoting and augmenting mental health at ...

    Authors: Manasi Kumar, Vincent Nyongesa, Martha Kagoya, Byamah B. Mutamba, Beatrice Amugune, Neha S. Krishnam, Grace Nduku Wambua, Inge Petersen, Onesmus Gachuno and Shekhar Saxena
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:37
  41. Depression and low quality of life are severe conditions that lead to disability and mortality, common in high and low-resourced countries. Therefore, this study aimed to assess geriatric depression, quality o...

    Authors: Kemal Jemal, Dejene Hailu, Bikila Tesfa, Tasfaye Lama, Tadele Kinati and Endeshaw Mengistu
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:36
  42. Suicide is one of the main causes of excess of premature death in psychotic patients. Published studies found that suicide risk begins in ultra-high risk of psychosis and continues in early years of the diseas...

    Authors: Ricardo Coentre, Alexandra Fonseca, Tiago Mendes, Ana Rebelo, Elisabete Fernandes, Pedro Levy, Carlos Góis and Maria Luísa Figueira
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:35
  43. The rate of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) due to the accidents is high around the world. Patients with mild TBIs may suffer from some psychological disorders, including aggression, and mental fatigue, and th...

    Authors: Sheida Shirvani, Mohammadreza Davoudi, Masoud Shirvani, Peiman Koleini, Safora Hojat Panah, Fatemeh Shoshtari and Abdollah Omidi
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:33
  44. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a common psychiatric comorbidity in schizophrenia, associated with poor clinical outcomes and medication noncompliance. Most previous studies on the effect of alcohol use in patie...

    Authors: Soojin Ahn, Youngjae Choi, Woohyeok Choi, Young Tak Jo, Harin Kim, Jungsun Lee and Sung Woo Joo
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2021 20:32