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  1. In psychiatry, the information conveyed by diagnosis (i.e., the “type” to which the individual patient is reconducted) is in itself insufficient for therapeutic and prognostic purposes. Hence the need for a mo...

    Authors: Mario Maj
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:27
  2. Mental disorders are common amongst patients in primary care. There are no published studies on the prevalence of mental disorders in primary care patients in Latvia. The purpose of the study was to evaluate t...

    Authors: Elmars Rancans, Lubova Renemane, Anda Kivite-Urtane and Douglas Ziedonis
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:25
  3. Depression during pregnancy, the most prevalent mental health problem, can alter fetal development and has important consequences on the offspring’s physical and mental health. Evidence suggests increasing rat...

    Authors: Takele Tiki, Kefyalew Taye and Bereket Duko
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:24
  4. Tardive dystonia associated with antidepressant use is rare and often under-recognized. We had an experience with trazodone, which is used for delirium and insomnia prescribed in general hospital, inducing tar...

    Authors: Yoshinori Kadota, Hikaru Hori, Michiko Takayama, Chikako Okabe and Naotoshi Ohara
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:23
  5. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood and adolescence, affecting 2.2 to 17.8% of all school-aged children and adolescents. ADHD in childre...

    Authors: Getinet Ayano, Kalkidan Yohannes and Mebratu Abraha
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:21
  6. Globally, more than 450 million people suffer from a mental or behavioral disorder. Psychiatric disorder and its duration, physical illness, family history of mental illness, previous suicidal attempt, unemplo...

    Authors: Abreha Tsegay, Ashenafi Damte and Adam Kiros
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:20
  7. Depression is one of the most common and overwhelming mental disorder in patients with epilepsy. Despite its high prevalence, depression continues to be under-recognized and undertreated. This study aimed to a...

    Authors: Nigus Alemnew Engidaw, Lemi Bacha and Adamu Kenea
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:19
  8. In a context of the potential epidemic nature of both diabetes mellitus (DM) and depression had negative effects in cases of disability and mortality. Coexisting depression had been linked to morbidity and mor...

    Authors: Teshager Woldegiorgis Abate and Haileyesus Gedamu
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:18
  9. Substance abuse among young people has become a serious public health problem for years. The risk of relapse among illicit drug use is essential for developing adequate substance reuse prevention policies. The...

    Authors: Yu-Han You, Shing-Fang Lu, Chih-Pu Tsai, Mei-Yen Chen, Chin-Yin Lin, Mian-Yoon Chong, Wen-Jiun Chou, Yi-Syuan Chen and Liang-Jen Wang
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:17
  10. Khat use is a widely spreading public health problem affecting the most economically productive population areas in Ethiopia. Khat use among students has been linked with mental, physical, social, and psycholo...

    Authors: Wondale Getinet Alemu, Tadele Amare Zeleke, Wubet Worku Takele and Shegaye Shumet Mekonnen
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:16
  11. Bipolar disorder (BD) is one of the most burdensome mental disorder, with a lifetime prevalence of 2.4%, with a prevalence of 0.6% for bipolar type I and 0.4% for bipolar type II. Several interventions have be...

    Authors: Luca Steardo Jr, Mario Luciano, Gaia Sampogna, Francesca Zinno, Pasquale Saviano, Filippo Staltari, Cristina Segura Garcia, Pasquale De Fazio and Andrea Fiorillo
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:15

    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:28

  12. The relationship between anxiety and dietary fat quality (DFQ) has not been well studied. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between anxiety disorder and fatty acids’ intake in women.

    Authors: Fatemeh Fatemi, Fereydoun Siassi, Mostafa Qorbani and Gity Sotoudeh
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:14
  13. About 76% and 85% of people in low and middle-income countries with severe mental illness did not get management because of fear of expected discrimination. Studying the intention to seek help for mental illne...

    Authors: Berhanu Yeshanew, Asmare Belete and Mogesie Necho
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:12

    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:47

  14. Since an association has been found between diet and psychological problems, this study aimed to evaluate the relationship between dietary habits and psychological problems among Iranian adults.

    Authors: Zohreh Sadat Sangsefidi, Elnaz Lorzadeh, Mahdieh Hosseinzadeh and Masoud Mirzaei
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:8
  15. For promoting mental health and well-being of individuals, it is important to investigate its association with personal values. However, in Eastern Asian countries, no study has yet investigated the associatio...

    Authors: Kazuhiro Watanabe, Norito Kawakami and Daisuke Nishi
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:7
  16. Mental distress is a mental health problem which includes anxiety, depression and somatic symptoms. Mental health problems affect society as a whole and no group is immune to mental disorders; however, student...

    Authors: Asres Bedaso, Bereket Duko and Tebikew Yeneabat
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:6
  17. Despite the need for mental health surveillance in humanitarian emergencies, there is a lack of validated instruments. This study evaluated a sequential screening process for major depressive disorder (MDD) us...

    Authors: Danielle N. Poole, Shirley Liao, Elysia Larson, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Nathaniel A. Raymond, Till Bärnighausen and Mary C. Smith Fawzi
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:5
  18. The rate of attempting suicide is growing due to the increasing social and economic problems and a variety of stresses taken by individuals in their lives. Helping people, boosting hope, and improving resilien...

    Authors: Somayeh Hashemi-Aliabadi, Amir Jalali, Mahmoud Rahmati and Nader Salari
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:4
  19. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and its more severe form premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are highly prevalent conditions, but there seems to be ethnic and cultural variances in their distribution.

    Authors: Petranka Chumpalova, Rossitza Iakimova, Maya Stoimenova-Popova, Daniil Aptalidis, Milena Pandova, Maria Stoyanova and Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:3
  20. Suicide is a global public health problem which has significant negative influence on individuals, families and the society. The aim of this study is to investigate the prevalence of suicidal ideation and rela...

    Authors: Lu Lu, Lingzhong Xu, Xiaorong Luan, Long Sun, Jiajia Li, Wenzhe Qin, Jiao Zhang, Xiang Jing, Yali Wang, Yu Xia, Yaozu Li and An’an Jiao
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2020 19:2
  21. Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is characterized by fluctuating cognitive impairments, recurrent visual hallucinations, the motor symptoms of parkinsonism and REM sleep behavior disorder. Various neuropsychiat...

    Authors: Sho Ochiai, Hiroko Sugawara, Yusuke Kajio, Hibiki Tanaka, Tomohisa Ishikawa, Ryuji Fukuhara, Tadashi Jono and Mamoru Hashimoto
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:29
  22. The presence of mental distress among students affects their cognitive, emotional, physical, and interpersonal functioning. Besides, it predisposes to substance use problems and finally affects academic perfor...

    Authors: Yosef Zenebe and Mogesie Necho
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:28
  23. Studies on mental health are scarce from Arab countries, especially studies focusing on adolescents. In addition to the neurobiological and physiological changes that occur during adolescent development, psych...

    Authors: Btissame Zouini, Anis Sfendla, Britt Hedman Ahlström, Meftaha Senhaji and Nóra Kerekes
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:27
  24. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. Although it is a lifelong condition, treatments and services can improve a person’s symptoms and ability to function. Research on the outcomes i...

    Authors: Isaia Sevaslidou, Christina Chatzidimitriou and Grigoris Abatzoglou
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:26
  25. Methadone is an effective therapy for opiate dependence. However, one of the commonest side effects is sexual dysfunction among male patients. Buprenorphine is an alternative to methadone. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Anne Yee, Huai Seng Loh, Huai Heng Loh, Shahrzad Riahi, Chong Guan Ng and Ahmad Hatim bin Sulaiman
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:25
  26. Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) may represent a substantial proportion of major depressive disorder (MDD); however, the risk of mortality in TRD is still incompletely assessed.

    Authors: Gang Li, Daniel Fife, Grace Wang, John J. Sheehan, Robert Bodén, Lena Brandt, Philip Brenner, Johan Reutfors and Allitia DiBernardo
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:23
  27. Alcohol is one of the leading exogenous causes for adverse health consequences in Europe. The aim of the present study was to examine the pattern of alcohol consumption in Austrian physicians.

    Authors: Edda Pjrek, Leo Silberbauer, Siegfried Kasper and Dietmar Winkler
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:22
  28. Although many studies have shown that the corpus callosum (CC) may play an important role in bipolar disorder (BD) and suicide, the pathophysiological mechanism of BD underlying suicidal behavior is still uncl...

    Authors: Ran Zhang, Xiaowei Jiang, Miao Chang, Shengnan Wei, Yanqing Tang and Fei Wang
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:20
  29. Postpartum depressive symptoms are the occurrence of major depressive episode within 4 weeks following delivery. Globally, 10%–20% of mothers suffer from depressive symptoms during their postpartum course. The...

    Authors: Amsale Abebe, Getachew Tesfaw, Haregewoine Mulat, Getahun Hibdye and kalkidan Yohannes
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:19
  30. Although kidney transplantation is the best treatment option for chronic kidney disease, the accompanying immunosuppressive treatment can induce severe neurotoxicity presenting, on rare occasions, as psychosis...

    Authors: Eun Hyun Seo, Seung-Gon Kim, Yong Soo Cho and Hyung-Jun Yoon
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:18
  31. Common mental disorder (CMD) is a group of disorders which include depression, anxiety and somatoform disorders with significant contributions to the burden of disease. It can lead to high social, economic and...

    Authors: Bereket Duko, Alemayehu Toma and Yacob Abraham
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:17
  32. Emergency Departments are underutilized settings for suicide prevention and management as patients with occult (camouflaged) suicides and suicidal ideation are rarely screened by nurses and other health worker...

    Authors: Rachel Maina, David Bukusi and Manasi Kumar
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:16
  33. The aim of this present study was to compare the prevalence and type of trauma experienced by community sample with the outpatient sample with mental disorders.

    Authors: Fiona Devi, Shazana Shahwan, Wen Lin Teh, Rajeswari Sambasivam, Yun Jue Zhang, Ying Wen Lau, Say How Ong, Daniel Fung, Bhanu Gupta, Siow Ann Chong and Mythily Subramaniam
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:15
  34. The intergenerational transmission of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from parent to offspring has been suggested in the literature, but this is highly controversial. We aimed to study the association bet...

    Authors: Ivone Castro-Vale, Milton Severo, Davide Carvalho and Rui Mota-Cardoso
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:14
  35. Pharmacogenomics is starting to build momentum in clinical utility, perhaps the most in mental and behavioral healthcare. However, efficient delivery of this information to the point of prescribing remains a s...

    Authors: Andrew Goodspeed, Nicolas Kostman, Trenton E. Kriete, Joel W. Longtine, Sean M. Smith, Peregrin Marshall, Wesley Williams, Cheryl Clark and Weston W. Blakeslee
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:13
  36. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with a high prevalence of depression, which is influenced by personality traits and coping style. However, these psychological factors have not been well studied i...

    Authors: Norio Yasui-Furukori, Hiroshi Murakami, Hideyuki Otaka, Hirofumi Nakayama, Masaya Murabayashi, Satoru Mizushiri, Koki Matsumura, Jutaro Tanabe, Yuki Matsuhashi, Miyuki Yanagimachi, Kazuhiko Nakamura, Makoto Daimon and Norio Sugawara
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:11
  37. Burden of caregivers of people with mental illness (PWMI) is considered to be a negative impact of the care provided by the family to the patient. However, little is known about the extent of the burden among ...

    Authors: Mohammed Ayalew, Abdulhalik Workicho, Elias Tesfaye, Hailemariam Hailesilasie and Mubarek Abera
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:10
  38. Working alliances are considered to be essential to treatment, and they represent a robust predictor of positive treatment outcomes. In a working alliance, a patient and therapist agree upon treatment decision...

    Authors: Marius Prytz, Karina Natalie Harkestad, Marius Veseth and Jone Bjornestad
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:9
  39. Positive psychology indicators like well-being and life satisfaction may play a pivotal role in pain-related outcomes. In this study, we aimed to examine the prospective associations of positive well-being and...

    Authors: Britt Larsson, Elena Dragioti, Björn Gerdle and Jonas Björk
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:8
  40. The SNP rs3747333 and rs3747334 in Neuroligin 4X (NLGN4X) gene have been demonstrated to be associated with the susceptibility to Autism spectrum disorder (ASDs; MIM 209850), but the results are inconsistent. ...

    Authors: Hongli Sun, Ying Yang, Liyu Zhang, Haibin Wu, Huifang Zhang and Hui Li
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:6
  41. With the increasingly rapid growth of the elderly population, individuals aged 65 years and above now compose 14% of Taiwanese citizens, thereby making Taiwanese society an aged society. A leading factor that ...

    Authors: Yi-Lien Lee, Kao-Chang Lin and Tsair-Wei Chien
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:5
  42. The Coercion Experience Scale (CES) was designed to measure the psychological impact of psychiatric coercive interventions. The French-language CES was adapted using a translation/back-translation procedure. I...

    Authors: Philippe Golay, Jérôme Favrod, Stéphane Morandi and Charles Bonsack
    Citation: Annals of General Psychiatry 2019 18:4