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Uncontrolled Self-Medication with Venlafaxine in a Patient with Major Depressive Disorder

Song JH, Yu BH, Lee D, Yoon SC, Jeon HJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):74-76.
Antidepressants are known to have no significant ability to cause addiction. However, a recent study showed many individuals with mood disorders self-medicated with antidepressants to relieve symptoms. We report here...
Onset of Manic Episode during Chemotherapy with 5-Fluorouracil

Ha JH, Hwang DY, Yu J, Park DH, Ryu SH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):71-73.
The authors report a case of 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) induced manic episode in an elderly female without any previous psychiatric history. The patient presented manic symptoms after 4th cycle of 5-FU...
Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Are These Disorders One and the Same?

Tateno M, Kikuchi S, Uehara K, Fukita K, Uchida N, Sasaki R, Saito T

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):67-70.
The concept of pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) closely resemble each other. Both ICD-10 and DSM-IV use the term PDD. The authors surveyed the perception of...
Genome-Wide Association Scan of Korean Autism Spectrum Disorders with Language Delay: A Preliminary Study

Cho SC, Yoo HJ, Park M, Cho IH, Kim BN, Kim JW, Shin MS, Park TW, Son JW, Chung US, Kim HW, Yang YH, Kang JO, Yang SY, Kim SA

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):61-66.
OBJECTIVE: Communication problems are a prevalent symptom of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), which have a genetic background. Although several genome-wide studies on ASD have suggested a number of candidate genes,...
Borna Disease Virus Antibody and RNA from Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Race Horses and Jockeys in Korea

Song JW, Na KS, Tae SH, Kim YK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):58-60.
OBJECTIVE: During the last two decades, Borna disease virus (BDV) has received much attention as a possible zoonotic agent, particularly as a cause of psychiatric disease. Although several studies have...
Mirtazapine Augmentation for Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor-Induced Sexual Dysfunction: A Retropective Investigation

Atmaca M, Korkmaz S, Topuz M, Mermi O

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):55-57.
The aim of the present study was to retrospectively identify sexual dysfunction changes in the patients under mirtazapine-augmented serotonin reuptake inhibito (SSRI) treatment. The study comprised medical records of 20...
No Evidence for an Association between Dopamine D2 Receptor Polymorphisms and Tardive Dyskinesia in Korean Schizophrenia Patients

Park YM, Kang SG, Choi JE, Kim YK, Kim SH, Park JY, Kim L, Lee HJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):49-54.
OBJECTIVE: Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a long-term adverse effect of antipsychotic. Dopaminergic activity in the nigrostriatal system have been proposed to be involved in development of TD and dopamine D2...
Developing a Tool to Assess Competency to Consent to Psychiatric Hospitalization (KATOC): Reliability and Validity

Seo MK, Kim SH, Rhee M

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):39-48.
OBJECTIVE: The justification of informed consent requires that a patient be provided with the information necessary for deciding treatment and able to use such information based on reasonable thinking. The...
Korean Version of the Delirium Rating Scale-Revised-98: Reliability and Validity

Lee Y, Ryu J, Lee J, Kim HJ, Shin IH, Kim JL, Trzepacz P

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):30-38.
OBJECTIVE: The aims of the present study were 1) to standardize the validity and reliability of the Korean version of Delirium Rating Scale-Revised-98 (DRS-R98-K) and 2) to establish the optimum...
Factors Affecting Treatment Discontinuation and Treatment Outcome in Patients with Schizophrenia in Korea: 10-Year Follow-Up Study

Jung SH, Kim WH, Choi HJ, Kang MH, Lee JS, Bae JN, Kim CE

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):22-29.
OBJECTIVE: There have been few long-term studies that have assessed factors influencing treatment discontinuation and long-term outcome of schizophrenia in Korea. The present study aimed to evaluate factors affecting treatment...
Are Teacher Ratings and Parent Ratings Differently Associated with Children's Intelligence and Cognitive Performance?

Cho SC, Kim HW, Kim BN, Shin MS, Yoo HJ, Kim JW, Bhang SY, Cho IH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):15-21.
OBJECTIVE: The present study investigated whether teacher ratings and parent ratings of inattentive or hyperactive/impulsive symptoms were differently associated with intelligence or cognitive performance in Korean children. METHODS: Six hundred sixty-seven...
Different Patterns of Emotional Eating and Visuospatial Deficits Whereas Shared Risk Factors Related with Social Support between Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

Kim YR, Lim SJ, Treasure J

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):9-14.
OBJECTIVE: Although it is thought that eating disorders result from the interplay of personal and sociocultural factors, a comprehensive model of eating disorders remains to be established. The aim of...
The Clinical Research Center for Depression Study: Baseline Characteristics of a Korean Long-Term Hospital-Based Observational Collaborative Prospective Cohort Study

Kim TS, Jeong SH, Kim JB, Lee MS, Kim JM, Yim HW, Jun TY

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):1-8.
OBJECTIVE: The Clinical Research Center for Depression (CRESCEND) study is a 9-year observational collaborative prospective cohort study for the clinical outcomes in participants with depressive disorders in Korea. In this...

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