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Evidence-Based Treatment for Depressive Disorder

Pae CU

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):278-279.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.278
No abstract available.
Psychiatric Symptoms in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy with Left Mesial Hippocampal Sclerosis

Jang H, Kim SH, Park SH, Choo IH, Kim SG

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):274-277.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.274
A 16-year-old woman was referred to us for depression and persistent suicidal and homicidal ideation. From 2010, the patient visited a neurologist due to recurrent grand mal epilepsy, auditory and...
The Relationship between Depression, Anxiety, Somatization, Personality and Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Suggestive of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Koh JS, Ko HJ, Wang SM, Cho KJ, Kim JC, Lee SJ, Pae CU

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):268-273.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.268
This study investigated the relationship of personality, depression, somatization, anxiety with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH). The LUTS/BPH patients were evaluated with the International Prostate...
MEIS1, a Promising Candidate Gene, Is Not Associated with the Core Symptoms of Antipsychotic-Induced Restless Legs Syndrome in Korean Schizophrenia Patients

Kang SG, Lee HJ, Lee SH, Kim L

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):263-267.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.263
OBJECTIVE: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a distressing sleep disorder to which individuals appear to be genetically predisposed. In the present study, we assumed that antipsychotic-induced RLS symptoms were attributable...
Serum S100B Protein Levels in Patients with Panic Disorder: Effect of Treatment with Selective Serotonine Reuptake Inhibitors

Cagatay Kaya B, Karadag H, Oner O, Kart A, Turkcapar

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):260-262.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.260
OBJECTIVE: Altered serum S100B protein levels have been shown in several psychiatric disorders. Our aim was to investigate whether plasma S100B is different in patients with panic disorder (PD) when...
Proteomic Analysis of Serum from Patients with Major Depressive Disorder to Compare Their Depressive and Remission Statuses

Lee J, Joo EJ, Lim HJ, Park JM, Lee KY, Park A, Seok A, Lee H, Kang HG

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):249-259.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.249
OBJECTIVE: Currently, there are a few biological markers to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of depression. However, it is not sufficient for diagnosis. We attempted to identify differentially expressed...
Metabolic Disturbances Independent of Body Mass in Patients with Schizophrenia Taking Atypical Antipsychotics

Kang SH, Lee JI

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):242-248.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.242
OBJECTIVE: Atypical antipsychotic (AAP) treatment is associated with weight gain and metabolic disturbances such as dyslipidemia and dysglycemia. The metabolic disturbances are usually considered to develop secondary to weight gain....
Korean Facial Emotion Recognition Tasks for Schizophrenia Research

Bahk YC, Jang SK, Lee JY, Choi KH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):235-241.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.235
OBJECTIVE: Despite the fact that facial emotion recognition (FER) tasks using Western faces should be applied with caution to non-Western participants or patients, there are few psychometrically sound and validated...
Increased Cognition Connectivity Network in Major Depression Disorder: A fMRI Study

Shen T, Li C, Wang B, Yang WM, Zhang C, Wu Z, Qiu MH, Liu J, Xu YF, Peng DH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):227-234.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.227
OBJECTIVE: Evidence of the brain network involved in cognitive dysfunction has been inconsistent for major depressive disorder (MDD), especially during early stage of MDD. This study seeks to examine abnormal...
Validation of the Mood and Anxiety Symptom Questionnaire in Korean Adolescents

Lee SA, Kim KH, Cho SM

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):218-226.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.218
OBJECTIVE: The tripartite model categorizes symptoms of depression and anxiety into three groups: 1) non-specific general distress that is shared between depression and anxiety, 2) depression-specific symptoms that include low...
A 2-Year Psychological Autopsy Study of Completed Suicides in the Athens Greater Area, Greece

Paraschakis A, Michopoulos I, Christodoulou C, Koutsaftis F, Lykouras L, Douzenis A

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):212-217.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.212
OBJECTIVE: To study the characteristics of a sample of suicide victims from the Athens Greater Area using the psychological autopsy method for the first time in Greece. METHODS: We studied all...
Celebrity Suicides and Their Differential Influence on Suicides in the General Population: A National Population-Based Study in Korea

Myung W, Won HH, Fava M, Mischoulon D, Yeung A, Lee D, Kim DK, Jeon HJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):204-211.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.204
OBJECTIVE: Although evidence suggests that there is an increase in suicide rates in the general population following celebrity suicide, the rates are heterogeneous across celebrities and countries. It is unclear...
The Relationship between Type D Personality and Heart Rate Variability in Community Mental Health Center Users

Kang N, Lim JS, Hwang TG, Joe SH, Lee MS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):197-203.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.197
OBJECTIVE: Type D personality can be regarded as a promising cardiovascular risk marker that has been repeatedly linked to relevant indicators of mental health, quality of life, morbidity, and mortality...
The Psychometric Properties of the Korean Version of the Verbal Abuse Questionnaire in University Students

Jeong B, Lee SW, Lee JS, Yoo JH, Kim KW, Cho S, Ahn JY, Choi J

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):190-196.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.190
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Korean Verbal Abuse Questionnaire (K-VAQ) that consists of 15 items related with life-time verbal aggression...
A Comparison of Personality Characteristics and Psychiatric Symptomatology between Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

So SJ, Lee HJ, Kang SG, Cho CH, Yoon HK, Kim L

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):183-189.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.183
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the personality characteristics of patients with upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) and those of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). METHODS: Eighty-eight patients with UARS and 365...
Wake Up Time, Light, and Mood in a Population Sample Age 40-64 Years

Endo T, Kripke DF, Ancoli-Israel S

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):177-182.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.177
OBJECTIVE: Concern that disturbances of sleep and light exposures at night might increase cancer risks have been expressed, but little actual exposure data has been collected. Measurements from a representative...
Childhood Exposure to Psychological Trauma and the Risk of Suicide Attempts: The Modulating Effect of Psychiatric Disorders

Park S, Hong JP, Jeon HJ, Seong S, Cho MJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):171-176.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.171
OBJECTIVE: We examined whether childhood exposure to psychological trauma is associated with greater suicidality and whether specific psychiatric disorders modulate this association in a representative sample of Korean adults. METHODS: The...
Prevalence and Correlates of DSM-IV Mental Disorders in South Korean Adults: The Korean Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study 2011

Cho MJ, Seong SJ, Park JE, Chung IW, Lee YM, Bae A, Ahn JH, Lee DW, Bae JN, Cho SJ, Park JI, Son J, Chang SM, Hahm BJ, Lee JY, Sohn JH, Kim JS, Hong JP

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):164-170.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.164
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of mental disorders in Korean adults. METHODS: Door to door household surveys were conducted with community residents aged...
Vilazodone for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: Focusing on Its Clinical Studies and Mechanism of Action

Wang SM, Han C, Lee SJ, Patkar AA, Masand PS, Pae CU

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Apr;12(2):155-163.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.2.155
We tried to review and update clinical and preclinical studies evaluating vilazodone's role as an antidepressant for patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). In terms of its mechanism of actions,...

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