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Insomnia as a predictor of depression: a meta-analytic evaluation of longitudinal epidemiological studies.
Non-depressed people with insomnia have a twofold risk to develop depression, compared to people with no sleep difficulties, so early treatment programs for insomnia might reduce the risk for developing depression in the general population and be considered a helpful general preventive strategy in the area of mental health care. Expand
Persistence of poor sleep predicts the severity of the clinical condition after 6months of standard treatment in patients with eating disorders.
It is suggested that the treatment of ED may benefit from addressing poor sleep since its presence and persistence increase comorbidity and attrition to the standard treatment. Expand
Perfectionism mediates the relationship between insomnia and depressive symptoms
Empirical evidence indicates that persistent insomnia is a risk factor for developing depression. A personal variable shown to be related to both insomnia and depressive symptoms is perfectionism.Expand
Validity of a figure rating scale assessing body size perception in school-age children
Relevant differences across age groups were found, indicating that before the age of eight, the correlations between the children’s self-evaluations and their BMI or the judgments of the three observers are lower than in the other age groups. Expand
The psychopathology inventory for mentally retarded adults: factor structure and comparisons between subjects with or without dual diagnosis.
PIMRA has been found to show good construct validity and could be considered particularly valid as they were obtained from a large sample comprising different levels of mental retardation and thus showing all possible psychopathological behaviors. Expand
Cognitive-behavioral therapy for externalizing disorders: A meta-analysis of treatment effectiveness.
Overall, CBT is an effective treatment option for externalizing disorders and is also associated with reduced parental distress and maternal depressive symptoms. Expand
Ethylglucuronide in the urine as a marker of alcohol consumption during pregnancy: Comparison with four alcohol screening questionnaires.
Clinical evidence is provided that the diagnosis of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy only based on indirect methods, such as questionnaires and food diary, may significantly underestimate alcohol use. Expand
Drop-out, relapse and abstinence in a cohort of alcoholic people under detoxification
OCDS may be a useful tool to early discriminate AUD people at-risk for relapse and drop-out and for addressing the specialist to adjust both medical treatment and psychological support during crucial moments of patients' treatment and follow-up. Expand
Fetus morphology changes by second‐trimester ultrasound in pregnant women drinking alcohol
Clinical evidence is provided that the diagnosis of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy by urine EtG may disclose FASD‐related damage in the fetus. Expand
Behavioral responses in people affected by alcohol use disorder and psychiatric comorbidity: correlations with addiction severity.
It is shown that alcohol drinking does not correlate with both psychiatric examination and self-reported psychopathology, and SADQ shows that severe alcohol dependence correlates with highest psychiatric symptoms and with the levels of alcohol consumption. Expand