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  1. Content type: Research article

    People with psychosis struggle with decisions about their use of antipsychotics. They often want to reduce the dose or stop, while facing uncertainty regarding the effects these decisions will have on their tr...

    Authors: Yaara Zisman-Ilani, David Shern, Patricia Deegan, Julie Kreyenbuhl, Lisa Dixon, Robert Drake, William Torrey, Manish Mishra, Ksenia Gorbenko and Glyn Elwyn

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:142

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is an adult-onset, rare, and progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by a varying combination of autonomic failure, cerebellar ataxia, and parkinsonism. MSA is catego...

    Authors: Hiroshi Komatsu, Masaaki Kato, Teiko Kinpara, Takashi Ono and Yoshihisa Kakuto

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:141

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Close, continuous and efficient collaboration between different professions and sectors of care is necessary to provide patient-centered care for individuals with mental disorders. The lack of structured colla...

    Authors: Anne Neumann, Enno Swart, Dennis Häckl, Roman Kliemt, Stefanie March, Denise Küster, Katrin Arnold, Thomas Petzold, Fabian Baum, Martin Seifert, Jessika Weiß, Andrea Pfennig and Jochen Schmitt

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:139

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  4. Content type: Study protocol

    The cannabis extract nabiximols (Sativex®) effectively supresses withdrawal symptoms and cravings in treatment resistant cannabis dependent individuals, who have high relapse rates following conventional withd...

    Authors: Anjali K. Bhardwaj, David J. Allsop, Jan Copeland, Iain S. McGregor, Adrian Dunlop, Marian Shanahan, Raimondo Bruno, Nghi Phung, Mark Montebello, Craig Sadler, Jessica Gugusheff, Melissa Jackson, Jennifer Luksza and Nicholas Lintzeris

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:140

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Motivational interviewing (MI) may be an effective intervention to improve medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia. However, for this patient group, mixed results have been found in randomized cont...

    Authors: Jos Dobber, Corine Latour, Lieuwe de Haan, Wilma Scholte op Reimer, Ron Peters, Emile Barkhof and Berno van Meijel

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:135

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (DTMS) is a non-invasive method of stimulating widespread cortical areas and, presumably, deeper neural networks. The current study assessed the effects of DTMS in the tr...

    Authors: Karina Karolina Kedzior, Imke Gerkensmeier and Maria Schuchinsky

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:137

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Adolescent pregnancies within urban resource-deprived settlements predispose young girls to adverse mental health and psychosocial adversities, notably depression. Depression in sub-Saharan Africa is a leading...

    Authors: Judith Osok, Pius Kigamwa, Ann Vander Stoep, Keng-Yen Huang and Manasi Kumar

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:136

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The management of severe mental disorder (SMD) patients in communities is an important initiative of healthcare reform in China. Yet the effects in terms of risk behavior of patients are unclear, particularly ...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Liu, Xiang Liu, Hong Wen, Dan Wang, Xianmei Yang, Weiwei Tang, Yaxi Li, Tao Zhang and Min Yang

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:134

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Mental health policy can be an essential and powerful tool to improve a population’s mental health. However, around one third of countries do not possess a mental health policy, and there are large disparities...

    Authors: Wei Zhou, Yu Yu, Mei Yang, Lizhang Chen and Shuiyuan Xiao

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:138

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  10. Content type: Research article

    When a person is in severe distress, people in their social network can potentially take action to reduce the person’s suicide risk. The present study used data from a community survey to examine whether peopl...

    Authors: Anthony F. Jorm, Angela Nicholas, Jane Pirkis, Alyssia Rossetto and Nicola J. Reavley

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:132

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Depression is one of the most common psychiatric conditions among stroke survivors and is associated with several negative health outcomes. However, little is known about the depression treatment patterns amon...

    Authors: Sandipan Bhattacharjee, Majed Al Yami, Sawsan Kurdi and David Rhys Axon

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:130

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Post-deinstitutionalisation, mental health supported accommodation services have been implemented widely. The available research evidence is heterogeneous in nature and resistant to synthesis attempts, leaving...

    Authors: Peter McPherson, Joanna Krotofil and Helen Killaspy

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:128

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Cognitive functioning hugely affects the performance of tasks of different complexity. Memory, one of the most important cognitive skills, allows children to practice and acquire necessary skills and knowledge...

    Authors: Fidaa Almomani, Nihaya A. Al-sheyab, Murad O. Al-momani and Mazin Alqhazo

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:127

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Temperament and mental illness are thought to represent varying degrees along the same continuum of neurotransmitter imbalances. A taxonomy of temperament could provide the basis for a new taxonomy of mental i...

    Authors: Irina Trofimova and William Sulis

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:125

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  15. Content type: Study protocol

    Since 2010, suicide has been the most important cause of mortality in youth aged 15 to 29 years in the Netherlands. Depression is an important risk factor for suicidal behaviors (i.e., suicide ideation, delibe...

    Authors: Mandy W. M. Gijzen, Daan H. M. Creemers, Sanne P. A. Rasing, Filip Smit and Rutger C. M. E. Engels

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:124

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Few studies have focused on exploring the association of self-efficacy and suicidal behaviour. In this study, we aim to investigate the association between health-related self-efficacy and suicidality outcomes...

    Authors: Vivian Isaac, Chia-Yi Wu, Craig S. McLachlan and Ming-Been Lee

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:126

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  17. Content type: Correction

    Upon publication of the original article (1) it was highlighted by the authors that there was just one error in the manuscript in the ‘Sample size’ subsection of the Methods/Design.

    Authors: Daniel Flynn, Mary Kells, Mary Joyce, Catalina Suarez and Conall Gillespie

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:123

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    The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:51

  18. Content type: Research article

    Every year, more than 800,000 people worldwide die by suicide. The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the effectiveness of brief psychological interventions in addressing suicidal thoughts...

    Authors: Rose McCabe, Ruth Garside, Amy Backhouse and Penny Xanthopoulou

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:120

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  19. Content type: Study protocol

    The clinical utility of the existing apps for people with eating disorders (EDs) is not clear. The TCApp has been specifically developed for people with EDs, is based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural...

    Authors: Dimitra Anastasiadou, Francisco Lupiañez-Villanueva, Clara Faulí, Jordina Arcal Cunillera and Eduardo Serrano-Troncoso

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:118

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  20. Content type: Research article

    This study explores the effectiveness of an electronic consultation (eConsult) service between primary care providers and psychiatry, and the types and content of the clinical questions that were asked.

    Authors: Douglas Archibald, Julia Stratton, Clare Liddy, Rachel E. Grant, Douglas Green and Erin J. Keely

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:119

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