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Comment on "Atypical Epidemiologic Finding in Association between Depression and Alcohol Use or Smoking in Korean Male: Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging"

Kawada T

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):573-574.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.573
No abstract available.
A Selective Mutism Arising from First Language Attrition, Successfully Treated with Paroxetine-CBT Combination Treatment

Serra A, Di Mauro P, Andaloro C, Maiolino L, Pavone P, Cocuzza S

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):569-572.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.569
After immersion in a foreign language, speakers often have difficulty retrieving native-language words and may experience a decrease in its proficiency, this phenomenon, in the non-pathological form, is known as...
One-Year Follow-Up of Serum Prolactin Level in Schizophrenia Patients Treated with Blonanserin: A Case Series

Takahashi , Suzuki M, Uchiyama M

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):566-568.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.566
In our previous study, a prolactin elevation was more frequently in risperidone than in blonanserin; however, it was more often in blonanserin than in olanzapine. Therefore, while a rate of...
Association of the Catechol O-Methyltransferase Val158-Met Polymorphism and Reduced Interference Control in Korean Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Park S, Park JE, Yoo HJ, Kim JW, Cheong JH, Han DH, Kim Y, Kim BN

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):563-565.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.563
OBJECTIVE: We tested for association of the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val158-Met (rs4680) polymorphism with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) using family-based test in Korean trios. METHODS: A total of 181 subjects with ADHD...
Socioeconomic and Geographic Inequalities of Internet Addiction in Korean Adolescents

Lee CS, McKenzie K

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):559-562.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.559
The aim of this study was to evaluate the social economic and geographic influences on Internet addiction in Korean youth using the Korean Youth Risk Behavior Web-Based Survey. Middle and...
Association Study between Norepinephrine Transporter Gene Polymorphism and Schizophrenia in a Korean Population

Choo M, Hwang JA, Jeon SW, Oh SY, Yoon HK, Lee HJ, Kim YK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):551-558.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.551
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate possible associations between three norepinephrine transporter gene (SLC6A2) single nucleotide polymorphisms (T182C, A3081T, and G1287A) and schizophrenia. Also, we investigated the relationships of those polymorphisms...
The Effect of Methylphenidate on Neurological Soft Signs in ADHD

Hrtanek I, Ondrejka I, Tonhajzerova I, Snircova E, Kulhan T, Farsky I, Nosalova G

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):545-550.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.545
OBJECTIVE: Neurological soft signs are very common in children with the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and the first line medication of this disorder is methylphenidate. The aim of the...
Neurosteroid Levels in Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Erbay LG, Kartalci S

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):538-544.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.538
OBJECTIVE: Changes in serum neurosteroid levels have been reported in stress-related disorders such as anxiety and depression, but not in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We thus investigated such changes...
Increases in iPS Transcription Factor (Oct4, Sox2, c-Myc, and Klf4) Gene Expression after Modified Electroconvulsive Therapy

Nishiguchi M, Kikuyama H, Kanazawa T, Tsutsumi A, Kaneko T, Uenishi H, Kawabata Y, Kawashige , Koh J, Yoneda H

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):532-537.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.532
OBJECTIVE: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a reasonable option for intractable depression or schizophrenia, but a mechanism of action has not been established. One credible hypothesis is related to neural plasticity....
A Longitudinal Study of BDNF Promoter Methylation and Depression in Breast Cancer

Kang HJ, Kim JM, Kim SY, Kim SW, Shin IS, Kim HR, Park MH, Shin MG, Yoon JH, Yoon JS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):523-531.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.523
OBJECTIVE: Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is investigated in depression related to medical disorders and its secretion is influenced by epigenetic factors. We investigated the association between BDNF promoter methylation and...
Impact of White Matter Lesions on Depression in the Patients with Alzheimer's Disease

Lee JJ, Lee EY, Lee SB, Park JH, Kim TH, Jeong HG, Kim JH, Han JW, Kim KW

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):516-522.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.516
OBJECTIVE: Comorbid depression is common in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). An increase in white matter lesions (WMLs) has been associated with depression in both elderly individuals with normal cognition...
A Validation Study of the Korean-Ruminative Response Scale in Korean Adolescents

Shin KM, Cho SM, Kim KH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):508-515.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.508
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to evaluate the psychometric properties of Korean version of Ruminative Response Scale (K-RRS) for Korean adolescents. METHODS: A community sample of 1220 adolescents was recruited from middle schools...
Psychometric Properties of the 20-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale in a Group of Italian Younger Adolescents

Craparo G, Faraci P, Gori A

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):500-507.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.500
OBJECTIVE: Alexithymia is a personality construct that inhibits and interferes with normal affect regulating abilities. The purpose of our study was to assess psychometric properties of TAS-20 in younger adolescents. METHODS:...
Psychometric Properties of the Self-Report Version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in Korea

Kim MH, Ahn JS, Min S

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):491-499.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.491
OBJECTIVE: To examine the reliability and validity of the self-report Korean version of Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ-Kr) in the community sample. METHODS: The SDQ-Kr was administered to a large sample...
Reliability and Validity of the Korean Version of the Modified Adult Attachment Scale for the Use of Medically Ill Patients

Jang B, Rim HD, Woo J

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):483-490.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.483
OBJECTIVE: The Modified Experiences in Close Relationships (ECR-M36) scale was developed for medically ill, older individuals in 2008 (Toronto, Canada, department of psychosocial oncology and palliative care, Princess Margaret Hospital)....
Motor Activity in Adult Patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Fasmer OB, Mjeldheim , Forland W, Hansen AL, Dilsaver S, Oedegaard , Berle JO

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):474-482.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.474
OBJECTIVE: Hyperactivity is a core symptom of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but limited information is available on analysis of activity patterns in this disorder. The aim of the study was...
Substance Use and Sexual Behaviors of Adolescents in Multicultural Families in Korea

Park S

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):466-473.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.466
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the substance use and sexual behavior of adolescents in multicultural families compared with adolescents in Korean families in South Korea. METHODS: Data from the 2013 Korean Youth Risk...
Temperamental Predictive Factors for Success in Korean Professional Baseball Players

Kang KD, Han DH, Hannon JC, Hall MS, Choi JW

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):459-465.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.459
OBJECTIVE: In this five-year cohort study, we hypothesize that factors of temperament and character in professional baseball players predict the speed of obtaining success and the quality of success as...
Educational and Relational Stressors Associated with Burnout in Korean Medical Students

Seo JH, Kim HJ, Kim BJ, Lee SJ, Bae HO

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):451-458.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.451
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to examine whether educational stressors and relational stressors are associated with burnout in medical students and to test social support as a moderator between stressors and...
Associations of Pulmonary Function with Dementia and Depression in an Older Korean Population

Yoon S, Kim JM, Kang HJ, Bae KY, Kim SW, Shin IS, Yoon JS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2015 Oct;12(4):443-450.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.443
OBJECTIVE: Previous studies reported an association between pulmonary function and cognitive function. However, not much has been investigated in this regard concerning dementia in a community population, taking depression into...

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