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Filicide: Needing Psychiatrists' Attention

Pae CU

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):214-215.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.214
No abstract available.
Electroconvulsive Therapy on Severe Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Comorbid Depressive Symptoms

Liu X, Cui H, Wei Q, Wang Y, Wang K, Wang C, Zhu C, Xie X

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):210-213.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.210
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is not currently used as a first-line treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, several related case reports have demonstrated that ECT seems to be effective for severe...
A Case of Withdrawal Psychosis from Internet Addiction Disorder

Paik A, Oh D, Kim D

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):207-209.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.207
Similar to substance use disorder, patients with Internet addiction disorder (IAD) show excessive use, tolerance and withdrawal symptoms. We report a case of a patient with withdrawal psychosis who showed...
Acute-Withdrawal Restless Legs Syndrome Following Abrupt Cessation of Short-Term Tramadol

Park YM, Park HK, Kim L, Lee HJ, Kang SG

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):204-206.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.204
We report a young man who had received tramadol for pain control and experienced an uncomfortable sensation in both legs immediately after tramadol withdrawal that worsened at rest and at...
Epistatic Interactions between CREB and CREM Variants in Affective Disorder

Chiesa A, Marsano A, Han C, Lee SJ, Patkar AA, Pae CU, Serretti A

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):200-203.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.200
The aim of the present work is to investigate the existence of epistatic interactions possibly influencing psychotropic agents' response between rs6740584 within Cyclic adenosine monophosphate Response Element Binding (CREB) and...
Genetic Role of BDNF Val66Met and 5-HTTLPR Polymorphisms on Depressive Disorder

Lee KY, Jeong SH, Kim SH, Ahn YM, Kim YS, Jung HY, Bang YW, Joo EJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):192-199.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.192
OBJECTIVE: We investigated possible association between depressive disorders and BDNF Val66Met and 5-HTTLPR. Brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene and serotonin transporter (SLC6A4) gene are promising candidate genes for depressive...
A Disrupted-in-Schizophrenia 1 Gene Variant is Associated with Clinical Symptomatology in Patients with First-Episode Psychosis

Vazquez-Bourgon J, Mata I, Roiz-Santianez R, Ayesa-Arriola R, Suarez Pinilla P, Tordesillas-Gutierrez D, Vazquez-Barquero JL, Crespo-Facorro B

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):186-191.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.186
OBJECTIVE: DISC1 gene is one of the main candidate genes for schizophrenia since it has been associated to the illness in several populations. Moreover, variations in several DISC1 polymorphisms, and...
Association of the PPAR-gamma Gene with Altered Glucose Levels and Psychosis Profile in Schizophrenia Patients Exposed to Antipsychotics

Liu YR, Hu TM, Lan TH, Chiu HJ, Chang YH, Chen SF, Yu YH, Chen CC, Loh EW

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):179-185.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.179
OBJECTIVE: Metabolic abnormalities, e.g., diabetes, are common among schizophrenia patients. Peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-gamma (PPAR-gamma) regulates glucose/lipid metabolisms, and schizophrenia like syndrome may be induced by actions involving retinoid X...
Changes of Plasma Adiponectin Levels after Smoking Cessation

Won WY, Lee CU, Chae JH, Kim JJ, Lee C, Kim DJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):173-178.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.173
OBJECTIVE: Cigarette smoking is associated with a variety of health problems including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neoplasms, endocrinopathies including diabetes, the metabolic syndrome, and chronic inflammation. Adiponectin is an adipocyte-derived plasma protein...
Serum Ghrelin and Leptin Levels in Patients with Depression and the Effects of Treatment

Ozsoy S, Besirli A, Abdulrezzak U, Basturk M

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):167-172.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.167
OBJECTIVE: Ghrelin and leptin, appetite-regulating hormones, play a role in mood regulation. Current data about the relation between leptin/ghrelin and depression are still controversial. This study aimed to investigate serum...
Intranasal Oxytocin Lessens the Attentional Bias to Adult Negative Faces: A Double Blind within-Subject Experiment

Kim YR, Oh SM, Corfield F, Jeong DW, Jang EY, Treasure J

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):160-166.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.160
OBJECTIVE: Oxytocin is a neuropeptide that is involved in social emotional processing. A leading hypothesis is that oxytocin facilitates positive prosocial behaviors; the peptide may also play a more general...
Factors Associated with Caregiver Burden in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease

Kang HS, Myung W, Na DL, Kim SY, Lee JH, Han SH, Choi SH, Kim S, Kim S, Kim DK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):152-159.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.152
OBJECTIVE: Caregivers for patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) suffer from psychological and financial burdens. However, the results of the relationship between burden and cognitive function, performance of activities of daily...
Baduk (the Game of Go) Improved Cognitive Function and Brain Activity in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Kim SH, Han DH, Lee YS, Kim BN, Cheong JH, Han SH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):143-151.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.143
OBJECTIVE: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms are associated with the deficit in executive functions. Playing Go involves many aspect of cognitive function and we hypothesized that it would be...
Comorbid Depressive Disorders in ADHD: The Role of ADHD Severity, Subtypes and Familial Psychiatric Disorders

Di Trani M, Di Roma F, Elda A, Daniela L, Pasquale P, Silvia M, Renato D

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):137-142.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.137
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the presence of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Dysthymic Disorder (DD) in a sample of Italian children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and to explore specific...
Mediating Effect of Depressive Symptoms on the Relationship between Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Quality of Life

Seo JY, Lee CS, Park CS, Kim BJ, Cha BS, Lee SJ, Ahn IY

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):131-136.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.131
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate whether depressive symptoms affect the relationship between adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the quality of life (QOL) in Korean...
The Impact of Depressive Symptoms in Adults with ADHD Symptoms on Family Function and ADHD Symptoms of Their Children

Hong SB, Lee JH, Kim JW, Chun DH, Shin MS, Yoo HJ, Kim BN, Cho SC

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):124-130.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.124
OBJECTIVE: People with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exhibit considerable impairment in social, academic, or occupational functioning. The present study aimed to examine the patterns of associations between ADHD symptoms, depression, and...
Visual Perception of ADHD Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Jung H, Woo YJ, Kang JW, Choi YW, Kim KM

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):119-123.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.119
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to investigate the visual perception difference between ADHD children with and without sensory processing disorder, and the relationship between sensory processing and...
Mediating Effects of Cognitive Effort and Depression on Intelligence, Memory, and Executive Functions in Individuals with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Na KS, Jung HY, Lee SI, Kim SG

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):112-118.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.112
OBJECTIVE: Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is frequently associated with psychiatric symptoms and cognitive dysfunction, as well as with the receipt of workers' compensation, as many mTBIs occur due to...
Theory of Mind as a Mediator of Reasoning and Facial Emotion Recognition: Findings from 200 Healthy People

Lee SB, Koo SJ, Song YY, Lee MK, Jeong YJ, Kwon C, Park KR, Park JY, Kang JI, Lee E, An SK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2014 Apr;11(2):105-111.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2014.11.2.105
OBJECTIVE: It was proposed that the ability to recognize facial emotions is closely related to complex neurocognitive processes and/or skills related to theory of mind (ToM). This study examines whether...

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