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A Case with Neutropenia Related with the Use of Various Atypical Antipsychotics

Lim MH, Park JI, Park TW

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):428-431.
Herein, we report here a case of a 21-year-old patient with a conduct disorder, who had neutropenia associated with treatment with 4 different antipsychotics (olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone, and aripiprazole) on...
A Case Report of Priapism Caused by Ziprasidon

Karamustafalioglu N, Kalelioglu T, Tanriover , Gungor FC, Genc A, Ilnem C

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):425-427.
Priapism is defined as having prolonged (more than 6 h), and usually painful penile erection that occurs without a sexual desire or arousal. Only a very few priapism cases caused...
A 10-Week Memantine Treatment in Bipolar Depression: A Case Report. Focus on Depressive Symptomatology, Cognitive Parameters and Quality of Life

Strzelecki D, Tabaszewska A, Barszcz Z, Jozefowicz O, Kropiwnicki P, Rabe-Jablonska J

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):421-424.
Memantine and other glutamatergic agents have been currently investigated in some off-label indications due to glutamatergic involvement in several psychoneurological disorders. We assumed that memantine similarly to ketamine may positively...
Benefical Effects of Sigma-1 Agonist Fluvoxamine for Tardive Dyskinesia and Tardive Akathisia in Patients with Schizophrenia: Report of Three Cases

Albayrak Y, Hashimoto

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):417-420.
Fluvoxamine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor that is approved for psychiatric disorders such as major depressive episodes and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Beside inhibition of serotonin reuptake, fluvoxamine is also a...
Influencing Factors and Predictors of Early Response in Schizophrenia Patients Receiving the Paliperidone Extended-Release Tablets (Paliperidone ER)

Jung SH, Yoon JS, Ahn YM, Kim YS, Kim CE

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):407-416.
OBJECTIVE: Paliperidone extended-release tablet (paliperidone ER) is a new oral psychotropic agent developed for schizophrenia treatment. There have been some studies about paliperidone's good efficacy and tolerability. Clinicians appear to...
The Effects of 5-HTR1A Polymorphism on Cingulum Connectivity in Patients with Panic Disorder

Yu ST, Kim MK, Kim B, Yoo E, Lee JY, Lee KS, Choe AY, Yook KH, Choi TK, Lee SH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):399-406.
OBJECTIVE: Serotonin-1A receptors (5-HTR1A) is suggested to be involved in the etiology of several psychiatric disorders including panic disorder (PD). A few imaging studies have suggested the alterations of the...
The Associations between Visual Attention and Facial Expression Identification in Patients with Schizophrenia

Lin IM, Fan SY, Huang TL, Wu WT, Li SM

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):393-398.
OBJECTIVE: Visual search is an important attention process that precedes the information processing. Visual search also mediates the relationship between cognition function (attention) and social cognition (such as facial expression...
Increased Cortical Thickness in Professional On-Line Gamers

Hyun GJ, Shin YW, Kim BN, Cheong JH, Jin SN, Han DH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):388-392.
OBJECTIVE: The bulk of recent studies have tested whether video games change the brain in terms of activity and cortical volume. However, such studies are limited by several factors including...
Psychiatric Comorbidity and Quality of Life in Patients with Post-Stroke Emotional Incontinence

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

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):382-387.
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate the associations of post-stroke emotional incontinence (PSEI) with various psychiatric symptoms and quality of life independent of potential covariates in survivors of acute stroke. METHODS: A...
Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Insomnia in Depressive Disorders: The CRESCEND Study

Park SC, Kim JM, Jun TY, Lee MS, Kim JB, Jeong SH, Park YC

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):373-381.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence, clinical manifestations, and clinical correlates of insomnia in a large cohort of Korean patients with depressive disorders. METHODS: We recruited 944 patients with depressive disorders from...
Examining Antecedents and Consequences of Gambling Passion: The Case of Gambling on Horse Races

Lee CK, Back KJ, Hodgins DC, Lee TK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):365-372.
OBJECTIVE: This study investigated the antecedents and consequences of gambling passion using structural equation modeling to examine relationships among gambling motivation, passion, emotion, and behavioral intentions in the horse racing...
Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia: Study of Residents in a Northern Thai Long-Term Care Home

Wongpakaran N, Wongpakaran T

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):359-364.
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to analyse the validity of the Thai version of the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia (CSDD) when using DSM-IV criteria. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was carried...
The 12-Item General Health Questionnaire as an Effective Mental Health Screening Tool for General Korean Adult Population

Kim YJ, Cho MJ, Park S, Hong JP, Sohn JH, Bae JN, Jeon HJ, Chang SM, Lee HW, Park JI

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):352-358.
OBJECTIVE: The 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) has been used extensively in various settings across different cultures. This study was conducted to determine the thresholds associated with optimum sensitivity and...
A Normative Study of Lexical Verbal Fluency in an Educationally-Diverse Elderly Population

Kim BJ, Lee CS, Oh BH, Hong CH, Lee KS, Son SJ, Han C, Park MH, Jeong HG, Kim TH, Park JH, Kim KW

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):346-351.
OBJECTIVE: Lexical fluency tests are frequently used to assess language and executive function in clinical practice. We investigated the influences of age, gender, and education on lexical verbal fluency in...
The Reliability and Validity of the Korean Version of the Child Sexual Behavior Inventory

Jin Y, Chung US, Jeong SH, Lee WK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):336-345.
OBJECTIVE: This study examined the reliability and validity of the Korean version of the Child Sexual Behavior Inventory (CSBI) in Korean children aged from 6 to 12 years old and...
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Comorbid Major Depression and Heart Rate Variability: A Case-Control Study in Taiwan

Chang HA, Chang CC, Tzeng NS, Kuo TB, Lu RB, Huang SY

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):326-335.
OBJECTIVE: Decreased heart rate variability (HRV) has been reported in generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), but the results are mixed. Little is known about the impact of comorbid major depression (MD)...
The Effect of Agoraphobia on Oxidative Stress in Panic Disorder

Gul IG, Karlidag R, Cumurcu BE, Turkoz Y, Kartalci S, Ozcan AC, Erdemli ME

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):317-325.
We aimed to investigate whether agoraphobia (A) in panic disorder (PD) has any effects on oxidative and anti-oxidative parameters. We measured total antioxidant capacity (TAC), paraoxonase (PON), arylesterase (ARE) antioxidant...
Mental Health Promotion and Illness Prevention: A Challenge for Psychiatrists

Min JA, Lee CU, Lee C

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2013 Dec;10(4):307-316.
Mental health is essential for individual and public health. To improve mental health, promotion, prevention, and the treatment of disease are required. These three kinds of interventions are interrelated but...

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