Skip to main content

Advertisement

Articles

Page 3 of 33

  1. 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

    Published on:

  2. 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

    Published on:

  3. 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

    Published on:

  4. 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

    Published on:

  5. 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

    Published on:

  6. 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

    Published on:

  7. 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

    Published on:

  8. 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

    Published on:

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

  9. 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

    Published on:

  10. 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

    Published on:

  11. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Jacopo V. Bizzarri, Valentina Casetti, Livia Sanna, Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani, Luca Rovai, Silvia Bacciardi, Daria Piacentino, Andreas Conca and Icro Maremmani

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:10

    Published on:

    The original article was published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:34

  12. Content type: Primary research

    Serious mental illnesses are associated with increased risk of cardiometabolic comorbidities. The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of cardiometabolic comorbidity and its association with ...

    Authors: Christoph U. Correll, Daisy S. Ng-Mak, Dana Stafkey-Mailey, Eileen Farrelly, Krithika Rajagopalan and Antony Loebel

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:9

    Published on:

  13. Content type: Case report

    Autoimmune diseases and schizophrenia share many common features. Association studies confirm a shared genetic association in the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) region between schizophrenia and most autoimmune ...

    Authors: Aicha Sayeh, Cheker Ben Cheikh, Ali Mardessi, Meriem Mrad, Brahim Nsiri, Abdelaziz Oumaya and Najiba Fekih-Mrissa

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:7

    Published on:

  14. Content type: Primary research

    Coercive measures in psychiatry are a controversial topic and raise ethical, legal and clinical issues. Involuntary admission of patients is a long-lasting problem and indicates a problematic pathway to care s...

    Authors: Knut Hoffmann, I. S. Haussleiter, F. Illes, J. Jendreyschak, A. Diehl, B. Emons, C. Armgart, A. Schramm and G. Juckel

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:3

    Published on:

  15. Content type: Primary research

    Clinical and pharmacological studies of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have suggested that the serotonergic systems are involved in the pathogenesis, while structural imaging studies have found some neuro...

    Authors: Shinichi Honda, Tomohiro Nakao, Hiroshi Mitsuyasu, Kayo Okada, Leo Gotoh, Mayumi Tomita, Hirokuni Sanematsu, Keitaro Murayama, Keisuke Ikari, Masumi Kuwano, Takashi Yoshiura, Hiroaki Kawasaki and Shigenobu Kanba

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:2

    Published on:

  16. Content type: Primary research

    Despite marked costs and limited evidence regarding effectiveness, occupational therapy (OT) is widely applied in psychiatric settings and financed by health insurance companies in European countries. This pil...

    Authors: Marc-Andreas Edel, Brian Blackwell, Markus Schaub, Barbara Emons, Tanja Fox, Friederike Tornau, Bernward Vieten, Patrik Roser, Ida Sibylle Haussleiter and Georg Juckel

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:1

    Published on:

  17. Content type: Primary research

    There have been many studies on psychiatric disorders, but very little is known about the biology of suicide with schizophrenia. In the present study, we are looking for a possible connection between altered l...

    Authors: Rym Mensi, Amal Messaoud, Ahmed Mhallah, Islem Azizi, Walid Haj Salah, Wahiba Douki, Mohamed Fadhel Najjar and Lotfi Gaha

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:36

    Published on:

  18. Content type: Primary research

    The present study aimed to investigate the mental health status in patients with asthma and assess the effects of asthma on suicidal ideation and attempts using a representative sample from Korea.

    Authors: Jae Ho Chung, Sun- Hyun Kim and Yong Won Lee

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:35

    Published on:

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:4

  19. Content type: Primary research

    Charge-free heroin use disorder treatment in Italy follows two main approaches, i.e., harm reduction treatment (HRT) strategy in community low-threshold facilities for drug addiction and opioid agonist treatme...

    Authors: Jacopo V. Bizzarri, Valentina Casetti, Livia Sanna, Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani, Luca Rovai, Silvia Bacciardi, Daria Piacentino, Andreas Conca and Icro Maremmani

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:34

    Published on:

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2017 16:10

  20. Content type: Primary research

    Parental bonding has been implicated in smoking behavior, and the quality of maternal bonding (MB) has been associated with poor mental health and substance use. However, little is known about the association ...

    Authors: Iren Csala, Monika Elemery, Fruzsina Martinovszky, Peter Dome, Balazs Dome, Gabor Faludi, Imola Sandor, Zsuzsa Gyorffy, Emma Birkas and Judit Lazary

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:32

    Published on:

  21. Content type: Primary research

    The Dissociative Experience Scale for adolescent (A-DES), a 30-item, multidimensional, self-administered questionnaire, was validated using a large sample of American young people sample. We reported the lingu...

    Authors: Concetta De Pasquale, Federica Sciacca and Zira Hichy

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:31

    Published on:

  22. Content type: Primary research

    A specific psychopathology of addiction has been proposed and described using the self-report symptom inventory (SCL-90), leading to a 5-factor aggregation of psychological/psychiatric symptoms: ‘worthlessness...

    Authors: Angelo G. I. Maremmani, Pier Paolo Pani, Emanuela Trogu, Federica Vigna-Taglianti, Federica Mathis, Roberto Diecidue, Ursula Kirchmayer, Laura Amato, Joli Ghibaudi, Antonella Camposeragna, Alessio Saponaro, Marina Davoli, Fabrizio Faggiano and Icro Maremmani

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:29

    Published on:

  23. Content type: Primary research

    Previous studies have shown that personality characteristics affect sexual functioning. The aim of this exploratory study was to assess and describe the relationship between global personality traits and the s...

    Authors: Jacek Kurpisz, Monika Mak, Michał Lew-Starowicz, Krzysztof Nowosielski, Przemysław Bieńkowski, Robert Kowalczyk, Błażej Misiak, Dorota Frydecka and Jerzy Samochowiec

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:28

    Published on:

  24. Content type: Primary research

    This study aimed to evaluate whether selecting mirtazapine as the first choice for current depressive episode instead of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) reduces benzodiazepine use in patients w...

    Authors: Tasuku Hashimoto, Akihiro Shiina, Tadashi Hasegawa, Hiroshi Kimura, Yasunori Oda, Tomihisa Niitsu, Masatomo Ishikawa, Masumi Tachibana, Katsumasa Muneoka, Satoshi Matsuki, Michiko Nakazato and Masaomi Iyo

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:27

    Published on:

  25. Content type: Primary research

    Orbitofrontal cortex alterations have been suggested to underlie the impaired mood regulation in depression. MAOA-uVNTR (monoamine oxidase A-upstream variable number of tandem repeats) polymorphism has been repor...

    Authors: Eunsoo Won, Sunyoung Choi, June Kang, Min-Soo Lee and Byung-Joo Ham

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:26

    Published on:

  26. Content type: Primary research

    Quality of life can be perceived as a subjective assessment of different aspects of human functioning. Personality is a factor which determines actions taken by individuals and their tendency to perceive reali...

    Authors: Daria Schneider-Matyka, Anna Jurczak, Agnieszka Samochowiec, Beata Karakiewicz, Małgorzata Szkup, Anna Grzywacz and Elżbieta Grochans

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:25

    Published on:

  27. Content type: Primary research

    Alterations in one-carbon metabolism (OCM) have been observed in patients with schizophrenia (SZ), but a comprehensive study of OCM has not yet been conducted. A carbon atom is transferred from l-serine to methio...

    Authors: Yumiko Takano, Yuji Ozeki, Masae Sekine, Kumiko Fujii, Takashi Watanabe, Hiroaki Okayasu, Takahiro Shinozaki, Akiko Aoki, Kazufumi Akiyama, Hiroshi Homma and Kazutaka Shimoda

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:23

    Published on:

  28. Content type: Primary research

    The objective of this study was to describe the profile and alcoholic status of a population with alcohol use disorders (AUD) requesting help from a psychiatric hospital to stop drinking, as well as their clin...

    Authors: Philippe Nubukpo, Murielle Girard, Jean-Marie Sengelen, Sophie Bonnefond, Aurélien Varnoux, Benoît Marin and Dominique Malauzat

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:22

    Published on:

  29. Content type: Primary research

    Longer treatment duration is important for the successful treatment of gambling disorder (GD). This retrospective study investigated the factors and interventions that might enhance treatment duration in GD p...

    Authors: Sam-Wook Choi, Young-Chul Shin, HyunChul Youn, Se-Won Lim and Juwon Ha

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:20

    Published on:

  30. Content type: Primary research

    It is well known that suicidal rates vary considerably among European countries and the reasons for this are unknown, although several theories have been proposed. The effect of economic variables has been ext...

    Authors: Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis, Isaia Chatzikosta, Konstantinos Pastiadis, Prodromos Zanis, Wolfram Kawohl, Ad J. F. M. Kerkhof, Alvydas Navickas, Cyril Höschl, Dusica Lecic-Tosevski, Eliot Sorel, Elmars Rancans, Eva Palova, Georg Juckel, Goran Isacsson, Helena Korosec Jagodic, Ileana Botezat-Antonescu…

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:19

    Published on:

  31. Content type: Primary research

    Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common psychiatric disorder with considerable mortality. Death from unnatural causes, largely suicidal or quasi-suicidal, has a particularly high risk for the functional di...

    Authors: Mohamed Amine Sayadi, Ons Achour, Asma Ezzaher, Ilham Hellara, Asma Omezzine, Wahiba Douki, Ali Bousslama, Lotfi Gaha and Mohamed Fadhel Najjar

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:18

    Published on:

  32. Content type: Primary research

    Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has neuroprotective, proangiogenic and myogenic effects and, therefore, possibly acts as a psychosomatic mediator. Here, we measured serum BDNF (seBDNF) level in hypert...

    Authors: János Nemcsik, Andrea László, Lilla Lénárt, Dániel Eörsi, Péter Torzsa, Beáta Kőrösi, Orsolya Cseprekál, András Tislér, Ádám Tabák, Xenia Gonda, Zoltán Rihmer, Judit Hodrea, Zsófia Nemcsik-Bencze and Andrea Fekete

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:17

    Published on:

  33. Content type: Primary research

    Investing in financial markets is promoted and protected by the government as an essential economic activity, but can turn into a gambling addiction problem. Until now, few scales have widely been used to iden...

    Authors: HyunChul Youn, Jung-Seok Choi, Dai-Jin Kim and Sam-Wook Choi

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:16

    Published on:

  34. Content type: Primary research

    Conflicting evidence exists about the relationship between psychotic symptoms and suicidality in mood disorders. We aimed to investigate the lifetime suicidality and its relationship with dimensions of the psy...

    Authors: Camilla Gesi, Claudia Carmassi, Mario Miniati, Antonella Benvenuti, Gabriele Massimetti and Liliana Dell’Osso

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:15

    Published on:

  35. Content type: Primary research

    The relationship between mental stress and cardiovascular disease has been shown in several studies. Panic disorder (PD) is also associated with cardiovascular disease due to increased risk of myocardial infar...

    Authors: Omer Yanartas, Murat Sunbul, Zeynep Senkal, Erdal Durmus, Tarik Kivrak, Nilufer Subasi, Gulhan Karaer, Serhat Ergun, Ibrahim Sari and Kemal Sayar

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:14

    Published on:

  36. Content type: Primary research

    We previously found a five cluster of psychological symptoms in heroin use disorder (HUD) patients: ‘worthlessness-being trapped’, ‘somatic-symptoms’, ‘sensitivity-psychoticism’, ‘panic-anxiety’, and ‘violence...

    Authors: Pier Paolo Pani, Angelo G. I. Maremmani, Emanuela Trogu, Federica Vigna-Taglianti, Federica Mathis, Roberto Diecidue, Ursula Kirchmayer, Laura Amato, Joli Ghibaudi, Antonella Camposeragna, Alessio Saponaro, Marina Davoli, Fabrizio Faggiano and Icro Maremmani

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:13

    Published on:

  37. Content type: Primary research

    Approximately one-third of stroke survivors suffer from post-stroke depression (PSD) in the acute or chronic stages. The presence of PSD in the acute stage after stroke is reportedly associated with poor patie...

    Authors: Norifumi Metoki, Norio Sugawara, Joji Hagii, Shin Saito, Hiroshi Shiroto, Tetsu Tomita, Minoru Yasujima, Ken Okumura and Norio Yasui-Furukori

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:12

    Published on:

  38. Content type: Primary research

    Beck’s cognitive theory postulates that dysfunctional attitudes predisposing to depression are formed by early negative experiences. Meanwhile, Bowlby’s attachment theory contends that distorted working models...

    Authors: Koichi Otani, Akihito Suzuki, Yoshihiko Matsumoto and Masanori Enokido

    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2016 15:11

    Published on: