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Erratum: A Comparison of Reliability and Construct Validity between the Original and Revised Versions of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale

Tinakon W, Nahathai W

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):197-197.
The name of the first author should be "Tinakon Wongpakaran" instead of "Wongpakaran Tinakon." The name of the second author should be "Nahathai Wongakaran" instead of "Wongakaran Nahathai." The authors...
Comment on "The Changes of Blood Glucose Control and Lipid Profiles after Short-Term Smoking Cessation in Healthy Males"

Kawada T

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):195-196.
No abstract available.
No Association between PAWR Gene Polymorphisms and Tardive Dyskinesia in Schizophrenia Patients

Kim IS, Yoon HK, Kang SG, Park YM, Kim YK, Kim SH, Choi JE, Kim L, Lee HJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):191-194.
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a hyperkinetic movement disorder associated with the prolonged use of antipsychotic drugs. Since prostate apoptosis response 4 (Par-4) is a key ligand of the dopamine D2...
Acute Effects of Capsaicin on Proopioimelanocortin mRNA Levels in the Arcuate Nucleus of Sprague-Dawley Rats

Lee JS, Kim SG, Kim HK, Baek SY, Kim CM

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):187-190.
OBJECTIVE: Capsaicin, a noxious stimulant and main component of the hot flavor of red peppers, has an analgesic effect when administered to humans. We investigated the expression of proopioimelanocortin (POMC)...
Fluoxetine Increases the Expression of NCAM140 and pCREB in Rat C6 Glioma Cells

Choi MR, Oh DH, Kim SH, Jung KH, Das ND, Chai YG

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):180-186.
OBJECTIVE: Dysfunction of neural plasticity in the brain is known to alter neural networks, resulting in depression. To understand how fluoxetine regulates molecules involved in neural plasticity, the expression levels...
Rash in Psychiatric and Nonpsychiatric Adolescent Patients Receiving Lamotrigine in Korea: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Tak HJ, Ahn JH, Kim KW, Kim YN, Choi SW, Lee KY, Park EJ, Bhang SY

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):174-179.
OBJECTIVE: Lamotrigine is a widely used medication for psychiatric disorders and epilepsy, but the adverse effects of this drug in adolescent Korean patients have not yet been investigated. In the...
Adjunctive Memantine Therapy for Cognitive Impairment in Chronic Schizophrenia: A Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study

Lee JG, Lee SW, Lee BJ, Park SW, Kim GM, Kim YH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):166-173.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of memantine, an N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist, on cognitive impairments in patients with chronic schizophrenia. METHODS: A 12-week, placebo-controlled trial was conducted to determine the effectiveness...
Hippocampal Neurochemical Pathology in Patients with Panic Disorder

Atmaca M, Yildirim H, Gurok MG, Akyol M, Koseoglu F

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):161-165.
OBJECTIVE: In the present study, we measured hippocampal N-acetyl-l-aspartate (NAA), choline (CHO) and creatine (CRE) values in patients with panic disorder and healthy control subjects using in vivo 1H MRS. METHODS:...
Effect of Symptoms of Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Korean Conscripts

Lee DY, Lee CS, Park CS, Kim BJ, Cha BS, Lee SJ, Bhang SY

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):154-160.
OBJECTIVE: This study is conducted to investigate the effect of symptoms of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) on symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among 224 conscripts during 5...
Smell Identification Function in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Ghanizadeh A, Bahrani M, Miri R, Sahraian A

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):150-153.
OBJECTIVE: Deficits in olfactory function are common features in neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders. Olfactory processing is related to dopamine metabolism and orbitofrontal cortex functioning, both known to be involved in...
A Structural Model of Stress, Motivation, and Academic Performance in Medical Students

Park J, Chung S, An H, Park S, Lee C, Kim SY, Lee JD, Kim KS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):143-149.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present study was 1) to identify factors that may influence academic stress in medical students and 2) to investigate the causal relationships among these variables...
Prevalence of Dementia and Its Correlates among Participants in the National Early Dementia Detection Program during 2006-2009

Kim MD, Park JH, Lee CI, Kang NR, Ryu JS, Jeon BH, Kim KW, Bahk WM, Yoon BH, Won S, Lee JH, Kim DS, Hong SC

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):134-142.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence of dementia and its correlates among people with poor socioeconomic status, poor social support systems, and poor performance on the Korean version of the Mini-Mental...
Determinants of Quality of Life in the Acute Stage Following Stroke

Jeong BO, Kang HJ, Bae KY, Kim SW, Kim JM, Shin IS, Kim JT, Park MS, Cho KH, Yoon JS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):127-133.
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate the factors influence the quality of life (QOL) of survivors of an acute stroke. METHODS: For 422 stroke patients, assessments were made within two weeks...
Temperament and Character in Euthymic Major Depressive Disorder Patients: The Effect of Previous Suicide Attempts and Psychotic Mood Episodes

Ekinci O, Albayrak Y, Ekinci AE

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):119-126.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine personality traits of patients with major depressive disorder and explore the possible connections between personality and clinical and sociodemographic variables. METHODS: The...
Antenatal Depression in East Asia: A Review of the Literature

Schatz DB, Hsiao MC, Liu CY

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):111-118.
This current study's goal is to summarize the literature regarding Antenatal Depression (AD) in the East Asian countries of Taiwan, China (including Hong Kong and Macau), Japan, and Korea. The...
What Is the Evidence to Support the Use of Therapeutic Gardens for the Elderly?

Detweiler , Sharma T, Detweiler , Murphy PF, Lane S, Carman J, Chudhary A, Halling MH, Kim KY

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):100-110.
Horticulture therapy employs plants and gardening activities in therapeutic and rehabilitation activities and could be utilized to improve the quality of life of the worldwide aging population, possibly reducing costs...
Do Child Abuse and Maltreatment Increase Risk of Schizophrenia?

Sideli L, Mule A, La Barbera D, Murray RM

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2012 Jun;9(2):87-99.
INTRODUCTION: IntroductionaaAlthough childhood abuse is a recognised risk factor for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and substance misuse, its role in the aetiology of psychotic disorder remained controversial. This is in...

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