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A Case of Catatonia and Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Probably Associated with Antipsychotic in Korea

Choi HD, Kim KK, Koo BH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):174-177.
Several studies have reported on catatonia caused by the use of antipsychotic drugs and on the association between catatonia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), but none has reported such a...
Co-Administration of Subeffective Anxiolytic Doses of Diazepam and Hydroxyzine in Elevated Zero-Maze in Mice

Naghibi B, Rayatnia F

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):169-173.
OBJECTIVE: Benzodiazepines are from the most common drugs which are used for treatment of anxiety disorders. There are other drugs with antianxiety properties including antihistamines such as hydroxyzine, too. Body...
Fluoxetine Up-Regulates Bcl-xL Expression in Rat C6 Glioma Cells

Choi MR, Oh DH, Kim SH, Yang BH, Lee JS, Choi J, Jeon HS, Chai YG, Park YC

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):161-168.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze both differentially expressed genes and the Bcl-xL protein expression after acute and chronic treatment with fluoxetine in rat C6 glioma cells. METHODS: C6 glioma cells were cultured for...
The Effect of Repeated Virtual Nicotine Cue Exposure Therapy on the Psychophysiological Responses: A Preliminary Study

Choi JS, Park S, Lee JY, Jung HY, Lee HW, Jin CH, Kang DH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):155-160.
OBJECTIVE: Smoking related cues may elicit smoking urges and psychophysiological responses in subjects with nicotine dependence. This study aimed to investigate the effect of repeated virtual cue exposure therapy using...
The Changes of Blood Glucose Control and Lipid Profiles after Short-Term Smoking Cessation in Healthy Males

Lee SS, Seo JS, Kim SR, Jeong JE, Nam BW, Lee JY, Lee HJ, Lee C, Lee CU, Paik IH, Chae JH, Chai SH, Yoo SJ, Won WY, Kim DJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):149-154.
OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to evaluate the changes in blood glucose control and lipid profiles after 2-months of smoking cessation in healthy males. METHODS: Smoking abstinence was evaluated through self-report and...
A Randomized, Open-Label Assessment of Response to Various Doses of Atomoxetine in Korean Pediatric Outpatients with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Cho S, Lee SI, Yoo H, Song DH, Ahn DH, Shin DW, Yum SY, Walton R, Mendez L

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):141-148.
OBJECTIVE: This multicenter, randomized, open-label, parallel trial aimed to provide a detailed dose-response profile for atomoxetine in Korean pediatric outpatients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). METHODS: Male and female outpatients aged 6-18...
Serum Homocysteine and Folate Levels in Korean Schizophrenic Patients

Kim TH, Moon SW

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):134-140.
OBJECTIVE: This study was conducted to confirm the results of the authors' previous research on schizophrenia manifesting high serum homocysteine and low folate levels. This study is anchored on a...
Epigenetic Changes of Serotonin Transporter in the Patients with Alcohol Dependence: Methylation of an Serotonin Transporter Promoter CpG Island

Park BY, Lee BC, Jung KH, Jung MH, Park BL, Chai YG, Choi IG

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):130-133.
OBJECTIVE: Psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety and alcohol dependence are associated with serotonin metabolism. We assessed the methylation level of the serotonin transporter (5-HTT) promoter region in control and...
Do Defense Styles of Ego Relate to Volumes of Orbito-Frontal Cortex in Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Atmaca M, Yildirim H, Koc M, Korkmaz S, Ozler S, Erenkus Z

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):123-129.
OBJECTIVE: Although the importance of orbito-frontal cortex (OFC) is established in the pathogenesis of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), no study have evaluated its relation to the traditional psychodynamic perspective. In...
Reliability and Validity of the Child and Adolescent Functioning Impairment Scale in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Park JH, Lee SI, Schachar R

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):113-122.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present study was to develop reliable and valid parent and teacher scales for measurement of functional impairment in children and adolescents in order to assist...
The Effects of Social Skills Training vs. Psychoeducation on Negative Attitudes of Mothers of Persons with Schizophrenia: A Pilot Study

Kim C, Mueser KT

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):107-112.
OBJECTIVE: We compared the effects of two brief psychoeducation programs and social skills training on the negative attitudes of mothers with a son who has schizophrenia. METHODS: 15 mothers with strong...
Relationship between Personality and Insomnia in Panic Disorder Patients

Na HR, Kang EH, Yu BH, Woo JM, Kim YR, Lee SH, Kim EJ, Lee SY, Chung SK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):102-106.
OBJECTIVE: Panic disorder (PD) is frequently comorbid with insomnia, which could exacerbate panic symptoms and contribute to PD relapse. Research has suggested that characteristics are implicated in both PD and...
A Comparison of Comorbidity and Psychological Outcomes in Children and Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Huh Y, Choi I, Song M, Kim S, Hong SD, Joung Y

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):95-101.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare psychiatric comorbid disorders and psychological outcomes in children and adolescents with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). METHODS: Subjects were divided into a child group...
Sensory Processing Problems in Children with ADHD, a Systematic Review

Ghanizadeh A

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):89-94.
One of the most common psychiatric disorders in children is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Its course and outcome are heterogeneous. Sensory processing problems impact the nature of response to...
Schizophrenia, Cancer and Obstetric Complications in an Evolutionary Perspective-An Empirically Based Hypothesis

Preti A, Wilson DR

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Jun;8(2):77-88.
OBJECTIVE: Patients diagnosed with schizophrenia have reduced fecundity and premature mortality (both accidental and violent) with no obvious compensatory advantages among kin. The prevalence of the disorder is around 0.7/1%,...

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