Ethics approval and consent to participate
The study protocol was approved by the ethical review committee of the department of psychiatry, BSMMU. All steps of these investigations were conducted as per the guideline declared by the Declaration of Helsinki. The aim of this study was briefly explained to each participant and written consent was taken from each of them who willingly participated in this study.
Consent to publish
All study participants or their primary caregivers acknowledged that anonymous data would be published in journal articles.
Availability of data and materials
Data supporting our findings are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
The author(s) received no financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.
MPZE, RD and MRI Conceived, designed, conducted and analyzed the experiment, performed statistical analyses, wrote and revised the manuscript. NLN Collected the sample and analyzed the experiment. MMASQ Diagnosed and evaluate the study participants. MAB and MRI Supervised the whole work and gave important intellectual content in the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
The authors are thankful to the department of psychiatry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka for their technical and administrative support.
1Department of Pharmacy, University of Asia Pacific, 74/A Green Road, Farmgate, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
2Department of Psychiatry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh