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

properties (e.g., internal consistency, factor structure, test-retest reliability, and predictive validity) of the Bangla version of the K6 scale (hereafter referred as Bangla K6) in Bangla speaking young people of Bangladesh. Methods Participants A self-administered questionnaire survey was conducted among students aged 13–24 years from two high schools and two universities in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. These institutions were purposively chosen based on geographical convenience and connection with the researchers in order to maximize participation. Each of

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Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of depression later in life. A cross sectional study in East Attica, Greece

%) > 1 monthly/> 1 weekly/almost daily 13.6/60.4/26.0 Co-morbidity Yes/ No (in %) 66.4/33.6 Mediterranean Diet Score revealed that vegetables, fruits and non-refined cereals were consumed 4 to 5 times a week by 48%, 59.7% and 44.2% of the participants, respectively. Once a month, participants ate fish, potatoes and legumes (43.5%, 43.5% and 37.7% respectively). 2–3 times a week, red meat (56.5%) and poultry (48.1%) were consumed by almost half of the elderly. Full fat dairy products were never consumed by 44 individuals (28.6%). Olive oil, 4 to

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The effects of Guarana (Paullinia cupana) supplementation on the cognitive performance of young healthy adults – a Systematic Review

= 0.001; d = 0.71) for the guarana treatment group in comparison with the placebo group. Statistically significant improvements for the guarana treatment group in comparison with the placebo group were reported by Haskell CF et al. (2007) at the accuracy of performance of the choice reaction time task (p = 0.03; 37 mg dose d = 0.39; 75 mg dose d = 0.41; 150 mg dose d = 0.13; 300 mg dose d = 0.36). Finally, Kennedy DO et al. (2004) reported a reduction in accuracy of performance at the choice reaction time task was at 1 hour (p = 0.003; d = 0.54) and at 4 hours (p

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Anxiety In A Dental And Maxillofacial Surgery Consulting Room: Does Previous Experience Matter?

?* Male (N = 99) Female (N = 72) Uncategorized (N = 172) Response Yes No p (df) Yes No p (df) Yes No p (df) Have you ever visited a dentist? a Yes 37 46 0.230 (1) 40 24 0.113 (1) 77 70 0.049 (1) No 3 9 2 5 5 14 If yes (to above a ), number of visits 1 10 11 0.229 (8) 5 6 0.118 (5) 15 17 0.151 (8) 2 7 19 17 13 24 32 3 9 8 13 2 22 10 4 4 3 6 3 10 6 5 2 4 *** *** 2 4 6 2 1 *** *** 2 1 7

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

Case report 1 An unusual case of suicide attempt using intravenous injection of kerosene Reported suicide by atypical means (intravenous kerosene) 12 Jordan et al. 2014 Scoping review N/A Suicide in south Asia: a scoping review Discussed different parameters of suicide 13 Debnath et al. 2014 Case report 1 A case of acute insulin poisoning with attempt to suicide Discussed suicide by atypical means (insulin) 14 Masrekhy et al. 2013 Epidemiological Original 819,429 Suicide kills more than 10,000 people every year in

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

psychologist 66 22.3%, Q 20. Antidepressants sedative property 18 6.2% Q18. Antidepressants addictive property 60 20.3%, Q19. Duration of action 78 26.7% Q17. Timing of stopping antidepressants 41 14.1% Q16. Vitamin’s role 45 15.4% Q 15. Efficacy of counselling 128 43.4% Q14. Other treatment options 13 4.3% A study in India revealed the mean D-Lit score 13.21 (min = 6, max = 19), vis-à-vis the mean D-Lit score of the current study was 6.55 (min = 0, max = 12), which indicates the poorer D

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The Impact of Childhood Trauma and Depressive Symptoms on Body Mass Index

The Psychological Corporation Blaine, B. (2008): Does depression cause obesity?: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies of depression and weight control. Journal of health psychology 13 (8), 1190–1197. 10.1177/1359105308095977 Blaine B. 2008 Does depression cause obesity?: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies of depression and weight control Journal of health psychology 13 8 1190 1197 Bornstein, S. R.; Schuppenies, A.; Wong, M.-L.; Licinio, J. (2006): Approaching the shared biology of obesity and depression: the stress axis as the locus of gene

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Increased Risk of Attempted and Completed Suicide in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Systematic Review of Follow-up Studies

, Dyck RJ, Orn H. Prevalence of psychiatric disorders and suicide attempts in a prison population. Can J Psychiatry. 1990 Jun;35(5):407-13. 10.1177/070674379003500508 Bland RC Newman SC Dyck RJ Orn H Prevalence of psychiatric disorders and suicide attempts in a prison population Can J Psychiatry 1990 Jun 35 5 407 – 13 Bolton JM, Cox BJ, Afifi TO, Enns MW, Bienvenu OJ, Sareen J. Anxiety disorders and risk for suicide attempts: findings from the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment area follow-up study. Depress Anxiety. 2008;25(6):477-81. 10.1002/da.20314

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Dinesh Bhugra: a personal history of Psychiatry

Homosexuals’ attitudes to male homosexuality: a survey Sexual and Marital Therapy 3 2 197 – 20 Bhugra D (1990): Doctors’ attitudes to male homosexuality: a survey. Sexual and Marital Therapy 5 (2): 167-174. 10.1080/02674659008408014 Bhugra D 1990 Doctors’ attitudes to male homosexuality: a survey Sexual and Marital Therapy 5 2 167 – 174 Bhugra D (1992): Homelessness and Mental Health. London: Royal College of Psychiatrists. (CR13). Bhugra D 1992 Homelessness and Mental Health London Royal College of Psychiatrists. (CR13) Bhugra D

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Positive impact of clinical pharmacist interventions on antipsychotic use in patients on excessive polypharmacy evidenced in a retrospective cohort study

Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP). World J Biol Psychiatry. 2012;13:318–378. Hasan A Falkai P Wobrock T Lieberman J Glenthoj B Gattaz WF et al World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Task Force on Treatment Guidelines for Schizophrenia. Guidelines for Biological Treatment of Schizophrenia, part 1: update 2012 on the acute treatment of schizophrenia and the management of treatment resistance World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP). World J Biol Psychiatry 2012 13 318 – 378 Hashimoto Y

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