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Eryilmaz, Ali - - 2011
Objective: Subjective well-being is important not only for adolescents or adults but also for older people. This study aimed to develop and to test a path model which consists of personality traits, loneliness, and perceived control for elderly individuals living with their families.
Gur, Selen - - 2011
Miller-Fisher syndrome (MFS) is a rare variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome characterized by the triad of ataxia, ophtalmoplegia and areflexia. Recurrences are exceptional with MFS. Herein, we present the case of a patient with MFS who developed a recurrence after an asymptomatic interval of eight years. Since there is no known ...
Bilgic, Basar - - 2011
Marchiafava-Bignami disease (MBD) is a rare entity associated with chronic alcoholism, with the degeneration of the corpus callosum being its most important characteristic. Clinical presentations may be in various forms, but the disorder can be divided into 2 broad clinical subtypes: a more severe type presenting with disorders of consciousness, ...
Kale, Nilufer - - 2011
Idiopathic inflammatory diseases (IIDs) of the central nervous system (CNS) comprise a broad spectrum of disorders which may be differentiated according to the clinical presentation, neuroimaging and pathological findings. Systemic autoimmune diseases including vasculitis, Behcet's disease, antiphospholipid syndrome and thyroiditis may also present with CNS manifestations and MRI findings of ...
Kutlu, Ayse - - 2011
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a rare clinical and radiological entity of neurological origin which has different etiologies. A 27-year-old male patient with a history of type 1 diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension and chronic renal failure presented to the emergency department with complaints of confusion, high blood pressure and seizures. ...
Akkus, Dilek - - 2011
To relieve headache, some people may resort to non-drug alternatives. In this paper, an unusual patient using orgasm for treatment of migraine attack is presented. On the basis of pain system and analgesic neuro-peptides, the possible mechanism of action of orgasm treatment for migraine headache is discussed. Additionally, it is ...
Selvi, Yavuz - - 2011
Catatonia is a neuropsychiatric syndrome that can occur due to medical or psychiatric disorder. Catatonia with a medical co-morbidity accounts for 30-80% of all catatonias. These conditions are various and include infections, metabolic disturbances, neurological disorders, drug intoxication and withdrawal. Identifying causes for catatonia is important not only to guide ...
Yildiz, Ozlem - - 2011
Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is an X-linked recessive and neurodegenerative disease, which affects the central nervous system and the adrenal cortex. The childhood cerebral phenotype of ALD presents within the first ten years of lifespan and the initial symptoms generally rise as disorders in behavioral and cognitive areas. Progressive cognitive impairment causes ...
Yaka, Erdem - - 2011
Objective: Essential tremor is a movement disorder characterized by action tremor. There are a lot of studies that have shown the high comorbidity rates of depression in Parkinson's disease (PD). Depression has been found to exert negative effect on quality of life of patients with PD. Although essential tremor (ET) ...
Taskintuna, Nilgun - - 2011
Objective: Psychological trauma can be coupled with a broad range of affects, including shame and guilt. We considered end-stage renal disease (ESRD) as a psychological trauma and assessed whether the experience of shame and guilt have negative effect on mood and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in hemodialysis patients, transplantation ...
Ozemir, Zeynep - - 2011
Objective: Studies aiming to explain the pathophysiology of idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) indicate that the epileptic activity arises from thalamocortical circuitry. The aims of this study were to explore the pathophysiology of IGE using the thalamic volume measurements and to compare the measurement results between subsyndromes of IGE, between different ...
Karakus, Gonca - - 2011
Objective: In recent years, interest on prevalence and comorbidity of impulse control disorders is constantly increasing. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of impulse control disorders and its association with the existence of comorbid axis I disorders in young adult university exam preparatory course students.
Coban, Eda - - 2011
Objective: Metabolic syndrome (MtS) is a clinical entity, whose incidence is increasing because of sedentary lifestyle and alimentary changes. Research studies on cardiovascular diseases show that MtS has influence on atherosclerosis, which led to new investigations regarding the place of MtS in ischemic cerebrovascular disease. The alterations in carotid intima-media ...
Kilincaslan, Ayse - - 2011
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric conditions estimated to affect 5-10% of the children. It is a chronic condition and frequently persists into adulthood. Approved pharmacological agents for the treatment of ADHD include psychostimulants and atomoxetine. However, non-pharmacological treatment seeking and the use of ...
Bozkurt, Hasan - - 2011
Aripiprazole is being increasingly reported to be effective in treating behavioral problems of children with autism. It has fewer side effects with respect to other atypical antipsychotics. However, to our knowledge, in the literature, there is no report on aripiprazole-induced enuresis in children and adolescents diagnosed with autism, although enuresis ...
Dumlu, Talha - - 2011
Mirtazapine is a noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant that is approved for use in the treatment of major depression. It is generally well tolerated with some mild side effects such as drowsiness, excessive sedation, increased appetite, weight gain, and dry mouth. We present a case of 23 years old female ...
Durukan, Ibrahim - - 2011
Narcolepsy is a syndrome characterized by abnormality in the regulation of the sleep-wake cycle. It is a chronic disease commonly diagnosed between the ages of 40 and 60. However, the first symptoms often appear in childhood and/or adolescence. It is accepted that pediatric cases of narcolepsy generally remain unrecognized and ...
Acar, Zeynep - - 2011
Herein, we present the case of a patient who had complaint suggestive of carpal tunnel syndrome due to fibrolipoma of the median nerve and macrodactyly. 32-year-old male patient has macrodactyly of the right index finger and coarse skin lines and hyperkeratosis on the volar aspect of the index finger. The ...
Karabekiroglu, Koray - - 2011
Objective: We aimed to investigate the association between maternal and paternal attachment style and severity of emotional and behavioral problem severity in toddlers and to explore the effect of toddlers' gender, presence of autism, and parental depression on this relation.
Kilincaslan, Ayse - - 2011
Objective: Nonverbal learning disability (NVLD) is a condition associated with prominent nonverbal deficits such as reduced perceptual and spatial abilities, while the verbal abilities remain relatively intact. Some researchers have reported that there is a considerable overlap between cognitive and behavioral features of Asperger's Disorder (AD) and NVLD. The present ...
Arabaci, Leyla - - 2011
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric features of the Turkish version of The Nurses' Observation Scale for Geriatric Patients (NOSGER), to expose its factor structure and to evaluate its validity and reliability.
Selvi, Yavuz - - 2011
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the Core Bereavement Items (CBI) that assess the intensities of the bereavement reaction of bereaved individuals.
Karakurt, Melih - - 2011
Objective: Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been previously shown to be related with dopamine and noradrenaline dysfunction. Iron is the main cofactor of the tyrosine hydroxylase enzyme, the rate-limiting protein in dopamine synthesis. We aimed to investigate the association between iron/ferritin serum levels/subtypes and behavioral symptoms of ...
Alyanak, Filiz - - 2011
Objective: The objective of our study was to investigate the prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and comorbid psychiatric disorders in adults who presented to the psychiatric outpatient clinic, and the prevalence of ADHD-related clinical features described in the previous literature.
Hanagasi, Hasmet - - 2011
Objective: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) has been reported to be effective in alleviating all parkinsonian motor symptoms and motor complications in moderate-to-advanced Parkinson's disease (PD). We have studied the effects of unilateral STN lesions on moderate-to-advanced PD.
Tuysuzoglu, Halide - - 2011
Objective: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bipolar disorder are frequently comorbid diagnoses. Aim of this study was to compare the neurological soft signs in patients with bipolar disorder and in patients with comorbid ADHD to those in control subjects. This study helps us to understand the impact of ADHD ...
Deniz, Orhan - - 2011
Objective: Long-term treatment with carbamazepine (CBZ) and valproic acid (VPA) is associated with many metabolic changes that influence the serum levels of cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and triglycerides and the body mass index (BMI). The aim is to evaluate the serum lipids and BMI in adult epileptic ...
Yavuz, Ebru - - 2011
Objective: Although photosensitive epilepsy (PE) is commonly observed, its pathophysiology has not been clarified yet. However, relevant literature indicates that genetic factors play an important role. Our aim was to investigate whether there is a relationship between the clinical and electroencephalographic (EEG) features and the possible mutations/polymorphisms in the GABA ...
Altunoren, Ozlem - - 2011
Objective: Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a musculoskeletal disorder characterized by diffuse body pain and is also regarded as a psychosomatic disorder. FMS is most commonly associated with depression among the psychological disorders. It is known that personality plays an important role in the etiology of psychosomatic disorders. In this study, ...
Burcak Annagur, - - 2011
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence rates of impulse control disorders among patients with major depression and evaluate the effect of comorbidity on the onset and the clinical course of depression.
Caliyurt, Okan - - 2011
Objective: The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of total sleep deprivation on daily basal energy expenditure.
Bolukbasi, Nermin - - 2011
Objective: The effects of antiepileptic drugs on lipid profiles and liver enzymes have been well verified in studies that were, however, performed on old antiepileptic drugs, which were enzyme inhibitors and inductors. There are very limited studies of new antiepileptic drug to this date. In this study, antiepileptics such as ...
Hacioglu, Munevver - - 2011
Sexual dysfunction in homosexuals is less studied with respect to sexual dysfunction in heterosexuals. Although there have been studies attempting to define these disorders, sufficient data are not available yet. The specific problems for homosexual women and men are not present in the diagnostic systems. There are different factors playing ...
Dogu, Basri - - 2011
This study was set out to research the inter-sexual differences in the relation between prolactin levels and sexual dysfunction, independently from the type and dosage of anti-psychotic medicine used in schizophrenia patients treated at the outpatient treatment unit of Bakirkoy State Mental Hospital. The study included a total of 120 ...
Kaptan, Hulagu - - 2011
Lumbosacral disc disease and sexual dysfunction are two non-lethal health entities that are common and decrease quality of life of patients. With interruption of communication between the brain and the penis, erectile dysfunction should be expected. However, there are very limited data on the interaction of lumbosacral disc disease and ...
Yildirim, Ejder - - 2011
The data on the relationship between presenting complaint and diagnosis of sexual dysfunction (SD) in diagnostic evaluation of patients who apply with sexual problems are limited. In this study, we investigated the diagnosis of patients who apply to the SD clinic and the relationship between presenting complaint and clinical diagnosis. ...
Yildirim, Ejder - - 2011
Although premature ejaculation (PE) is the most common sexual dysfunction in men, data concerning psychiatric comorbidity of PE are limited. In this study, we aimed to investigate the possible axis I psychiatric comorbidity and the impact of this comorbidity on the clinical findings of PE. 63 males diagnosed with premature ...
Yilmazer, Evrim - - 2011
Many case reports and results of a few controlled studies have documented the sexual side effects of all classes of psychotropic medications-neuroleptics, benzodiazepines, mood stabilizers and antidepressants. Sexual side effects are clinically important because they contribute to noncompliance with treatment regimens and may impair the user's quality of life . ...
Incesu, Cem - - 2011
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the proposed revisions and rationales for diagnosis of sexual dysfunctions in the DSM-V which will be finalized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in the near future. The remarkable key points in the DSM-V in the classification of sexual ...
Guler, Aysegul - - 2010
Asperger sendromu (AS) sosyal zorluklar, basmakalip davranis oruntusu, sinirli ilgi alanlari ile seyreden yaygin gelisimsel bozukluklardan biridir. Cocuklugun erken donemlerinden itibaren sosyal gelisimle ilgili problemler ve basmakalip, takintili davranis oruntusu fark edilse de, konusmada gecikme olmamasi, zekanin normal olmasi ve akademik becerilerin iyi olmasi gibi nedenlerle AS tanisinin konmasi gecikebilmektedir. ...
Karakus, Gonca - - 2010
Noroakantositoz sendromlari tanimi akantositoz ve norolojik anormalliklerle karakterize bir grup hastaligi tanimlamak icin kullanilir. Noroakantositoz sendromlari genellikle 3. veya 4. dekadda baslayan, progresif seyirli, dejeneratif ve genetik olarak heterojen bir hastaliktir. Alt tiplere gore hastaligin baslangic yasi, klinik ve laboratuar bulgulari, aile oykusu, norolojik ve sistemik tutulumu, tedavisi degiskenlik gostermektedir. ...
Demirci, Serpil - - 2010
Syncope and seizure share some clinical characteristics which may lead to diagnostic confusion. Here we report the case of a patient with carotid sinus syncope due to recurrent hypopharyngeal carcinoma which was misdiagnosed as epilepsy. (Archives of Neuropsychiatry 2010; 47: 354-5)
Annagur, Bilge - - 2010
Acute dystonia is the most dramatic extrapyramidal side effect and occurs as the first adverse effect of neuroleptics during the antipsychotic drug therapy. Dystonias are involuntary, continuous or spasmodic contractions of muscles. They may cause abnormal twisting, rhythmic movements and abnormal postures. They generally affect the head and neck muscles. ...
Gencer, Mehmet - - 2010
Brucellosis is still common in developing countries. Central nervous system involvement in brucellosis has been reported to be 3-13%. Acute, subacute or chronic meningitis, meningoencephalitis, polyradiculoneuritis, myelitis and vasculitis are the most common features of neurobrucellosis. The aim of this report is to present a case of neurobrucellosis. A 20-year-old ...
Gultekin, Bulent - - 2010
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess knowledge, views, and behaviour of psychiatrists on authorship, to determine the authorship problems experienced, and to evaluate their views on which contributions to research merit authorships and their perceptions about gift authorship and strategies for preventing it.
Dikmen-Yalinay, Pinar - - 2010
Objective: Double peak sensory responses elicited with submaximal stimulation is an electrophysiological method that has not been studied previously in pathological conditions. The second peak of the response was claimed to be produced by anodal stimulation and originated from the most distal regions of the nerve fibers. The objective of ...
Yoldas, Tahir - - 2010
Objective: Several studies have identified impaired performance on the cognition test in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), yet uncertainty remains over the cause of this impairment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation of serum uric acid (UA) level with cognitive impairment and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ...
Kalenderoglu, Aysun - - 2010
Objective: The aim of this study is to investigate whether serum ghrelin levels are associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) in bipolar patients. Methods: A total of 60 bipolar disorder patients and 30 healthy volunteers were included in the study. The patient group was separated into two subgroups according to the ...
Tuzun, Erdem - - 2010
Objective: The association between stressful life events and subsequent multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks has been frequently reported with conflicting results. In this study, we investigated the impact of a common stressor on MS attacks. Methods: We prospectively evaluated the attack and disability status of 48 consecutive relapsing remitting (RRMS) or ...
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