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  1. Content type: Primary research

    Psychiatric morbidity is commonly associated with HIV disease and may have adverse effects. This aspect may be overlooked at comprehensive HIV care centers in Low and Middle-Income Countries.

    Authors: Pauline W. Ng’ang’a, Muthoni Mathai, Anne Obondo, Teresia Mutavi and Manasi Kumar

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:11

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    Exercise is currently seen as an effective treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD). However, existing studies have focused mainly on mild-to-moderate depression. The moderate positive effect of exercise ...

    Authors: Frank Kruisdijk, Ingrid Hendriksen, Erwin Tak, Aart-Jan Beekman and Marijke Hopman-Rock

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:10

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Early intervention for preschoolers with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is important considering the impact on their prognosis. Parent–Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a psychotherapy treat...

    Authors: Nana Hosogane, Masaki Kodaira, Nozomi Kihara, Kazuhiko Saito and Toshiko Kamo

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:9

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  4. Content type: Primary research

    Agitation is a common feature of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Previous research indicates that specific symptoms impact caregiver burden in these conditions, but the impact of agitation on caregiver exp...

    Authors: Sophee Blanthorn-Hazell, Alfredo Gracia, Jenna Roberts, Anca Boldeanu and Davneet Judge

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:8

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  5. Content type: Primary research

    Off-label prescribing of psychoactive drugs is a common practice in psychiatry. Here, we sought to investigate the frequency of off-label prescribing in a population of hospitalized patients with a somatic ill...

    Authors: Caroline Lücke, Jürgen M. Gschossmann, Teja W. Grömer, Sebastian Moeller, Charlotte E. Schneider, Aikaterini Zikidi, Alexandra Philipsen and Helge H. O. Müller

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:7

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  6. Content type: Correction

    Unfortunately, after publication of this article [1], it was noticed that the affiliation of Rainer Schaefert is incorrectly displayed as, “Department of General Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics, Universit...

    Authors: Nana Xiong, Jing Wei, Kurt Fritzsche, Rainer Leonhart, Xia Hong, Tao Li, Jing Jiang, Liming Zhu, Guoqing Tian, Xudong Zhao, Lan Zhang and Rainer Schaefert

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:6

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    The original article was published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:35

  7. Content type: Primary research

    The Structured Assessment of PROtective Factors for violence risk (SAPROF) was recently developed as a strength-based addition to the risk assessment of future violent behavior. We examined the interrater reli...

    Authors: Hiroko Kashiwagi, Akiko Kikuchi, Mayuko Koyama, Daisuke Saito and Naotsugu Hirabayashi

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:5

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  8. Content type: Primary research

    Suicidal ideation and attempts are more frequent in people with epilepsy than in general population and suicide attempt increases the chance of later completed suicide. The aim of this study was to assess the ...

    Authors: Kelelemua Haile, Tadesse Awoke, Getinet Ayano, Minale Tareke, Andargie Abate and Mulugeta Nega

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:4

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:12

  9. Content type: Primary research

    In the Gambling Disorder (GD), there is no exogenous drug administration that acts as the central core of the traditional meaning of addiction. A specific psychopathology of Substance Use Disorders has been pr...

    Authors: Angelo G. I. Maremmani, Denise Gazzarrini, Amelia Fiorin, Valeria Cingano, Graziano Bellio, Giulio Perugi and Icro Maremmani

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:3

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  10. Content type: Correction

    The original version of this article unfortunately contained a mistake in the author name. The co-author’s name should be Dimitris Dikeos instead of Dimitris Dikaios.

    Authors: Vasilis Stavropoulos, Kathleen A. Moore, Helen Lazaratou, Dimitris Dikeos and Rapson Gomez

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:2

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    The original article was published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:42

  11. Content type: Primary research

    Suicide is a serious public health problem, responsible for 1.48% of all deaths worldwide, with suicidal ideation an important precursor. University and college students are among highly affected groups. This ...

    Authors: Berihun Assefa Dachew, Berhanu Boru Bifftu, Bewket Tadesse Tiruneh, Degefaye Zelalem Anlay and Meseret Adugna Wassie

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:1

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  12. Content type: Primary research

    Differences in effectiveness and tolerability between different atypical antipsychotics may affect schizophrenic patients’ treatment adherence or prognosis. However, which kind of antipsychotic was more effect...

    Authors: Congjie Wang, Wenjie Shi, Chengbing Huang, Jiannan Zhu, Wenzhong Huang and Gang Chen

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:47

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Clozapine-induced eosinophilia had been reported in several studies about blood dyscrasias in clozapine-treated patient. The largest study with 2404 patients in Italy found the incidence of 2.2% by criteria of...

    Authors: Yen-Cheng Ho and Huang-Li Lin

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:46

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  14. Content type: Primary research

    Though Internet gaming disorder (IGD) is considered to share similar genetic vulnerability with substance addictions, little has been explored about the role of the genetic variants on IGD. This pilot study wa...

    Authors: Soo-Hyun Paik, Mi Ran Choi, Su Min Kwak, Sol Hee Bang, Ji-Won Chun, Jin-Young Kim, Jihye Choi, Hyun Cho, Jo-Eun Jeong and Dai-Jin Kim

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:45

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  15. Content type: Primary research

    Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a known major risk factor for suicide due to the high suicide mortality. However, studies comparing the characteristics of suicide attempters with major depressive disorder a...

    Authors: Shengnan Wei, Haiyan Li, Jinglin Hou, Wei Chen, Xu Chen and Xiaoxia Qin

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:44

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  16. Content type: Primary research

    Antipsychotics, even atypical ones, can induce hyperprolactinemia. Aripiprazole (APZ), a dopamine D2 partial agonist, has a unique pharmacological profile and few side effects. We investigated the incidence of...

    Authors: Eiji Kirino

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:43

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  17. Content type: Primary research

    The severity of obsessive compulsive symptoms (OCS) is suggested to be normally distributed in the general population, and they appear to have an impact on a range of aspects of adolescent development. Importa...

    Authors: Vasilis Stavropoulos, Kathleen A. Moore, Helen Lazaratou, Dimitris Dikeos and Rapson Gomez

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:42

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:2

  18. Content type: Primary research

    The angiotensin-converting enzyme gene (ACE) insertion/deletion (I/D or indel) polymorphism has long been linked to Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but the interpretation of established data remains controversial. T...

    Authors: Najiba Fekih-Mrissa, Ines Bedoui, Aycha Sayeh, Hajer Derbali, Meriem Mrad, Ridha Mrissa and Brahim Nsiri

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:41

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  19. Content type: Primary research

    About 25–60% of the homeless population is reported to have some form of mental disorder. To our knowledge, there are no studies aimed at the screening, diagnosis, treatment, care, rehabilitation, and support ...

    Authors: Getinet Ayano, Dawit Assefa, Kibrom Haile, Asrat Chaka, Haddish Solomon, Petros Hagos, Zegeye Yohannis, Kelemua Haile, Lulu Bekana, Melkamu Agidew, Seife Demise, Belachew Tsegaye and Melat Solomon

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:40

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  20. Content type: Review

    Substantial evidence provides support for the role of diet in the prevention and control of mental disorders. However, since there is no study regarding the relationship between dietary diversity and stress or...

    Authors: Mina Poorrezaeian, Fereydoun Siassi, Alireza Milajerdi, Mostafa Qorbani, Javad Karimi, Reza Sohrabi-Kabi, Neda Pak and Gity Sotoudeh

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:39

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  21. Content type: Review

    Depression and cognitive dysfunction share a common neuropathological platform. Abnormal neural plasticity in the frontolimbic circuits has been linked to changes in the expression of neurotrophic factors, inc...

    Authors: Oleg A. Levada and Alexandra S. Troyan

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:38

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  22. Content type: Primary research

    Several studies have proven that the experiences of being bullied or bullying others are associated with poor mental health among adolescent youths. Our study aims to investigate the relationship between the e...

    Authors: Sachiko Kozasa, Arata Oiji, Akio Kiyota, Tetsuji Sawa and Soo-yung Kim

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:37

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  23. Content type: Primary research

    Severe and persistent mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, are associated with increased risk of obesity compared to the general population. While the association of lurasidone and low...

    Authors: Jonathan M. Meyer, Daisy S. Ng-Mak, Chien-Chia Chuang, Krithika Rajagopalan and Antony Loebel

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:36

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  24. Content type: Primary research

    Our study aimed (1) to describe the proportion of psychological distress among Chinese outpatients at general hospitals, (2) to compare cognitive and behavioral characteristics of patients with different distr...

    Authors: Nana Xiong, Jing Wei, Kurt Fritzsche, Rainer Leonhart, Xia Hong, Tao Li, Jing Jiang, Liming Zhu, Guoqing Tian, Xudong Zhao, Lan Zhang and Rainer Schaefert

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:35

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2018 17:6

  25. Content type: Primary research

    Workplace bullying is a prevalent problem in today’s work places that has adverse effects on both bullying victims and organizations. To investigate the predictors of workplace bullying is an important task to...

    Authors: Shu-Ching Ma, Hsiu-Hung Wang and Tsair-Wei Chien

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:33

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  26. Content type: Primary research

    Psychological disorders including depression and anxiety are not rare in primary care clinics. The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) is a clinical diagnostic tool that is widely utilized by primary health car...

    Authors: Ahmad N. AlHadi, Deemah A. AlAteeq, Eman Al-Sharif, Hamdah M. Bawazeer, Hasan Alanazi, Abdulaziz T. AlShomrani, Raafat M. Shuqdar and Reem AlOwaybil

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:32

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Major depressive episodes with psychotic features are more common in bipolar disorder than in major depressive disorder; however, there is little information on the optimal treatment for bipolar depression wit...

    Authors: Tomoko Kajiya, Hiroko Sugawara, Yusuke Kajio, Satoru Morieda, Hibiki Tanaka, Tadashi Jono, Noboru Fujise and Mamoru Hashimoto

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:31

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  28. Content type: Primary research

    Neurological soft signs (NSS) are minor non-localizing neurological abnormalities that are conceptualized as neurodevelopmental markers that mediate the biological risk for psychosis. We aimed to explore the r...

    Authors: Ahmed Mhalla, Bochra Ben Mohamed, Christoph U. Correll, Badii Amamou, Anouar Mechri and Lotfi Gaha

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:30

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  29. Content type: Review

    Islam is the dominant religion in about 56 countries around the globe, and has more than 1.2 billion followers. Islam represents a holistic way of life, and according to a large proportion of its followers, th...

    Authors: Georgios A. Tzeferakos and Athanasios I. Douzenis

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:28

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  30. Content type: Case report

    The effects of antipsychotic drug withdrawal have been inadequately studied. Case reports have described dyskinesia occurring in patients with several antipsychotics withdrawn, but studies on amisulpride withd...

    Authors: Yu-Chi Lo and Ying-Chieh Peng

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:25

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  31. Content type: Review

    Gambling disorder (GD) is defined as persistent and recurrent problematic gambling behavior leading to clinically significant impairment or distress. The prevalence of GD has been shown to be 1.2–7.1% in the g...

    Authors: Sam-Wook Choi, Young-Chul Shin, Dai-Jin Kim, Jung-Seok Choi, Seohee Kim, Seung-Hyun Kim and HyunChul Youn

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:23

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  32. Content type: Review

    Affective disorders in children and adolescents have received growing attention in the world scenario of mental health. Additionally, there has been an increasing prevalence of suicidal ideation in this popula...

    Authors: Flórido Sampaio das Neves Peixoto, Danilo Ferreira de Sousa, Dayse Christina Rodrigues Pereira Luz, Nélio Barreto Vieira, Jucier Gonçalves Júnior, Gabriel Cabral Alencar dos Santos, Flaviane Cristine Troglio da Silva and Modesto Leite Rolim Neto

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:22

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  33. Content type: Primary research

    People with deliberate self-poisoning and personality disorders are in increased risk for suicide. Intention and psychiatric features are important factors in a psychiatric evaluation and for planning aftercare.

    Authors: T. K. Grimholt, D. Jacobsen, O. R. Haavet and Ø. Ekeberg

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:21

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  34. Content type: Primary research

    Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) have a high risk of suicide. Many pathophysiological factors involved in MDD and suicide such us a low cholesterol levels have been associated with MDD and increas...

    Authors: A. Messaoud, R. Mensi, A. Mrad, A. Mhalla, I. Azizi, B. Amemou, I. Trabelsi, M. H. Grissa, N. Haj Salem, A. Chadly, W. Douki, M. F. Najjar and L. Gaha

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:20

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  35. Content type: Primary research

    Wilson’s disease (WD) is a rare autosomal-recessive, inherited disorder caused by a mutation in the copper-transporting gene ATP7B affecting the liver and nervous system. About 30% of patients with WD may initial...

    Authors: Caroline Demily, François Parant, David Cheillan, Emmanuel Broussolle, Alice Pavec, Olivier Guillaud, Lioara Restier, Alain Lachaux and Muriel Bost

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:19

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  36. Content type: Review

    Despite an increasingly recognized relationship between depression and smoking, little is known about how smoking influences antidepressant response and treatment outcomes. The aim of this study was to systema...

    Authors: Pedro Oliveira, Joana Ribeiro, Helena Donato and Nuno Madeira

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:17

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  37. Content type: Primary research

    Insomnia is a major cause of concern in the elderly with and without pain. This study set out to examine the insomnia and its correlates in a large sample of community adults aged ≥65 years.

    Authors: Elena Dragioti, Lars-Åke Levin, Lars Bernfort, Britt Larsson and Björn Gerdle

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:15

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  38. Content type: Review

    Patients suffering from depression experience significant mood, anxiety, and cognitive symptoms. Currently, most antidepressants work by altering neurotransmitter activity in the brain to improve these symptom...

    Authors: Caroline J. K. Wallace and Roumen Milev

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:14

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:18

  39. Content type: Primary research

    The B-RCOPE is a brief measure assessing religious coping. We aimed to assess the psychometric properties of its Greek version in people with and without long-term conditions (LTCs). Associations between relig...

    Authors: Vassiliki Paika, Elias Andreoulakis, Elisavet Ntountoulaki, Dimitra Papaioannou, Konstantinos Kotsis, Vassiliki Siafaka, Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis, Kenneth I. Pargament, Andre F. Carvalho and Thomas Hyphantis

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:13

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  40. Content type: Primary research

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common disorders in early childhood. However, not many studies have been conducted on the prevalence and effect of ADHD on school performance ...

    Authors: Kingsley Afeti and Samuel Harrenson Nyarko

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:11

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