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Psychometric properties of the Bangla version of the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K6)

.7080.572 Bland JM Altman DG Statistics notes: Cronbach’s alpha BMJ 1997 314 572 Bland JM, Altman DG. Measuring agreement in method comparison studies. Stat Methods Med Res. 1999;8:135–60. 10501650 10.1177/096228029900800204 Bland JM Altman DG Measuring agreement in method comparison studies Stat Methods Med Res 1999 8 135 60 Bu XQ, You LM, Li Y, et al. Psychometric properties of the Kessler 10 scale in Chinese parents of children with cancer. Cancer Nurs. 2017;40:297–304. 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000392 27257800 Bu XQ You LM Li Y et

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Eating disorders, risk and management: a personal journey and a South African and African perspective

of conflicted identity with the body as a ready vehicle for the expression of such conflict. Of interest, Szabo and le Grange (2001) did not refer to work by Lee (1996) who in a seminal paper based on his experience of the emergence of eating disorders amongst Chinese in Hong Kong had re-evaluated the meaning of “ culture bound ” ( Lee, 1996 ). Lee (1996) re-conceptualized “ culture-bound ”, describing this reconceptualization as “… trans-national and value driven across geographical locations rather than unique to locations i.e. within the culture of

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Depression Literacy among First-Year University Students: A Cross-Sectional Study in Bangladesh

-Lit status among the current study respondents ( Ram et al. 2016 ). Among the undergraduate students in Sri Lanka, the ability to recognize depression was found to be low (Amarasuiya et al. 2015). In China, about 12% respondents were able to recognize depression in a given vignette ( Wong et al. 2012 ). These differences can be explained by the different set-up of study, cultural construct of the respondents, different instruments, educational status of the respondents, educational system of the country, and the existing health promotional activities in the context

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Scientific publishing: a developmental role for the World Psychiatric Association

next triennium of office bearers recently elected at the WPA Congress in Berlin (October 2017) will hopefully continue with such work. References Szabo CP, Kieling C, Mari J de Jesus, Herrman H. Promoting editorial capacity in psychiatric journals in low and middle income countries. Workshop at the World Psychiatric Association Congress, Beijing, China, September 2010.European Science Editing 2010 (November); 36(4): 109-110. Szabo CP Kieling C Mari J de Jesus Herrman H. Promoting editorial capacity in psychiatric journals in low and middle income countries

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Validation of Bangla parenting style and dimension questionnaire

revealed acceptable reliability in all three domains of the scale, although these were measured by confirmatory factor analysis ( Tagliabue et al. 2014 ). The Chinese validation study revealed that the Cronbach’s alpha of each subscale was between 0.62 and 0.86 ( Fu et al. 2013 ). The Lithuanian 32-item PSDQ revealed the Cronbach’s alpha for the authoritative domain was 0.85, the authoritarian domain was 0.76, and the permissive domain was 0.58 ( Kern and Jonyniene 2012 ). The Persian study found that the Cronbach’s alpha for the authoritative and authoritarian domains

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Nocturnal Enuresis is an Under-recognised Side Effect of Clozapine: Results of a Systematic Review

-64 Not specified 62% of patients taking clozapine took other medications that act on the central nervous system 20.7% of new cases of NE since starting treatment Episode prevalence of CANE is one fifth after varying lengths of treatment Small sample size Did not investigate other causes of CANE Recall bias, limited generalisability Lin, Bai, Chen et al 1999 China Retrospective Patient interview with psychiatrist. Patients asked for the presence of NEand Ul. Medical and nursing notes reviewed 61 inpatients from one hospital Schizophrenia 61

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Current challenges of suicide and future directions of management in Bangladesh: a systematic review

Review 39.6 3 Feroz et al. 2012 Original 128.8 4 Qusar et al. 2009 Original 39.6 5 Begum et al. 2017 Original 30 6 Chowdhury et al. 2018 Review 7.3 Women are dying more than men Repeated researches revealed the reverse gender pattern in Bangladesh in which women are dying more than their men counterparts, although exact gender ratio is yet to reveal ( Tandon & Nathani 2018 ; Bachmann 2018 ; Arafat in press). Similar pattern has been noticed in China also, where women are dying more ( Tandon & Nathani 2018

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