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Screening Interview on Behavioral Changes in School Performances of 6-12 Years Old Children of Diagnosed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in Bangladesh

Objective: Find out the changes in behavior of school performances after the diagnosis of disease.

Published 10 Nov, 2018

Letter to the Editor

Psychiatry and Religion: A Plea for Consensus

A World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Position Statement on Spirituality and Religion (R/S) in Psychiatry was published in February 2016 [1].

Published 24 Sep, 2018

Letter to the Editor

May Benzodiazepines Restrict Neural Plasticity? Thoughts on Freud's “Anxiety Signal” and his Contribution for Understanding Crucial Cognitive Development and Adaptation Processes

The major clinical advantages of Benzodiazepines (BZD) are known to be their high efficacy, rapid onset of action and relative low toxicity.

Published 27 Jul, 2018


ECT as an Early Treatment Option in Schizophrenia: Should we Reconsider?

The implementation of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in schizophrenic patients is often reserved for treatment-resistant schizophrenia, defined by The International Psychopharmacology Algorithm Project as patients who have not responded to trials of more than two antipsychotic medications and clozapine [1].

Published 18 Jun, 2018

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The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Techniques (CBT) on Emotional Intelligence in Cannabis Users (3 Months Follow-Up)

Object: Low emotional intelligence can affect coping strategy of individuals and is one of the risk factors of addiction.

Published 31 May, 2018


The Role of Freudenfreude and Schadenfreude in Depression

Empathy and its failure shape relationships. Schadenfreude refers to the unattractive human tendency to take pleasure in the misery of others.

Published 14 May, 2018


Electroconvulsive Therapy in Schizophrenia

Shortly after the introduction of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), the first reports emerged on its use as a treatment for major psychoses, including schizophrenia [1,2].

Published 13 Mar, 2018

Research Article

Repurposing Low Dose Lisdexamfetamine as Agonist Therapy for Stimulant Use Disorder: A Case Series

Introduction and Aims: Lisdexamfetamine is a long acting dopamine and noradrenaline agonist approved for the indication of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Australia.

Published 31 Jan, 2018

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Optimism/Pessimism and Locus of Control among Children and Adolescents

The aim of this study was to examine the gender and developmental period differences in optimismpessimism and locus of control.

Published 29 Jan, 2018


Resizing Information Systems to Support Mental Health

Like Goldilocks, we need a data product that is “just right”, not data that is too big (data and information at the national, state or county level only), and not data that is too small (healthcare generated data and information at the individual or aggregate patient level only) to address mental health in the US.

Published 30 Oct, 2017


Getting the Whole Picture: Towards a Close Collaboration in Psychotherapy and Psychiatry

Complementing available journals concerning psychiatry and mental disorders, the World Journal of Psychiatry and Mental Health bridges the gap between disorder-oriented and resourcedirected perspectives.

Published 10 Jun, 2017


Has the DSM Failed?

It was originally hailed as the psychiatric profession’s systematic break from the clutches of psychoanalytic thinking in order to lend proper credence to psychiatric diagnoses.

Published 18 May, 2017


Renewing Assembly of the Union of Psychotherapy Associations in Bosnia-Herzegovina Established the New Statute and Elected New Management Members

After the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH), the whole population suffers because they were highly psycho-traumatized during and after war [1-4].

Published 12 May, 2017


Apelinergic System Defects with Relevance to Mental Disorders in Diabetes

Mental illness in Western communities has increased with the global depression crisis a major disorder in managing psychiatric disturbances.

Published 06 Apr, 2017


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