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Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: An Old Debate Renewed

Amerio A, Tonna M, Odone A, Ghaemi SN

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):370-371.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.370
No abstract available.
Visual Hallucinations and Amyloid Deposition in Parkinson's Disease Dementia: A Case Report

Um YH, Kim TW, Jeong JH, Seo HJ, Han JH, Hong SC, Jung WS, Choi WH, Lee CU, Lim HK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):364-369.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.364
Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD) is notorious for its debilitating clinical course and high mortality rates. Consequently, various attempts to investigate predictors of cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease (PD) have been...
Factors That Affect Adolescent Drug Users' Suicide Attempts

Park S, Song H

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):360-363.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.360
Drug abuse has been widely linked to suicide risk. We examined the factors that affect adolescent drug users' suicide attempts in South Korea. This study analyzed the data of 311...
Dysfunctional Patterns of Gamma-Band Activity in Response to Human Faces Compared to Non-Facial Stimuli in Patients with Schizophrenia

Lee SH, Kim S, Shim MS, Kim DW, Im CH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):349-359.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.349
OBJECTIVE: Healthy individuals show stronger gamma-band activities (GBAs) for socially relevant stimuli (human faces) than for non-relevant ones. This study aimed to examine whether this gamma-band preference occurs in patients...
Efficacy of Galantamine on Cognition in Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Dementia after Failure to Respond to Donepezil

Hwang TY, Ahn IS, Kim S, Kim DK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):341-348.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.341
OBJECTIVE: This study compares the efficacy of the cholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) galantamine on cognition in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's dementia (AD) who were either naïve to ChEI drugs or who...
Effects of Mind-Body Training on Personality and Behavioral Activation and Inhibition System According to BDNF Val66Met Polymorphism

Jung YH, Lee US, Jang JH, Kang DH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):333-340.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.333
OBJECTIVE: It has been known that mind-body training (MBT) can affect personality and behavior system as well as emotional well-being, but different effects of MBT on them has not been...
Lack of Association between Pre-Operative Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 and the Risk of Post-Operative Delirium in Elderly Chinese Patients

Chu CS, Liang CK, Chou MY, Lin YT, Hsu CJ, Chu CL, Chou PH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):327-332.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.327
OBJECTIVE: Postoperative delirium (POD) is a highly prevalent complex neuropsychiatric syndrome in elderly patients. However, its pathophysiology is currently unknown. Early detection and prevention of POD is important; therefore, the...
Reduced Venous Blood Basophil Count and Anxious Depression in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder

Baek JH, Kim HJ, Fava M, Mischoulon D, Papakostas GI, Nierenberg A, Heo JY, Jeon HJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):321-326.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.321
OBJECTIVE: Anxious depression has a distinct neurobiology, clinical course and treatment response from non-anxious depression. Role of inflammation in anxious depression has not been examined. As an exploratory study to...
Influence of Betaxolol on the Methamphetamine Dependence in Mice

Kim BJ, Park JI, Eun HJ, Yang JC

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):316-320.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.316
OBJECTIVE: The noradrenaline system is involved in the reward effects of various kinds of abused drugs. Betaxolol (BTX) is a highly selective β1-antagonist. In the present study, we evaluated the...
Salivary Nitric Oxide, a Biomarker for Stress and Anxiety?

Gammoh OS, Al-Smadi A, Ashour AF, Al-Awaida

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):311-315.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.311
OBJECTIVE: To investigate if salivary nitrate correlates to the daily psychological stress and anxiety in a group of human subjects. METHODS: The convenient sample recruitment method was employed; data from seventy...
Systemic Family Therapy of Comorbidity of Anxiety and Depression with Epilepsy in Adolescents

Li J, Wang X, Meng H, Zeng K, Quan F, Liu F

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):305-310.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.305
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to find if systemic family therapy (SFT) does work in anxiety and depression with epilepsy in adolescents (ADAE). METHODS: 104 adolescents with epilepsy, aged...
Correlations among Social Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Impulsivity, and Game Genre in Patients with Problematic Online Game Playing

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

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):297-304.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.297
OBJECTIVE: Recent studies of online game addiction have suggested that social interaction and impulsivity are critical factors for the etiology and progress of online game addiction. We hypothesized that the...
Sociocultural Factors Associated with Caregiver-Psychiatrist Relationship in Taiwan

Wu HC, Chen FP

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):288-296.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.288
OBJECTIVE: Research on sociocultural factors associated caregiver-provider relationship is needed to enhance family involvement in psychiatric care. This study examines from the caregiver's perspective the associations of schizophrenia attributions, stigmatization,...
Emotional Regulation and Executive Function Deficits in Unmedicated Chinese Children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Jiang W, Li Y, Du Y, Fan J

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):277-287.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.277
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to explore the feature of emotional regulation and executive functions in oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) children. METHODS: The emotional regulation and executive functions of adolescents with ODD,...
Review of Cohort Studies for Mood Disorders

Jeon HJ, Baek JH, Ahn YM, Kim SJ, Ha TH, Cha B, Moon E, Kang HJ, Ryu V, Cho CH, Heo JY, Kim K, Lee HJ, Mood Disorders Cohort Research Consortium (MDCRC) Group

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):265-276.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.265
This paper aimed to review currently available cohort studies of subjects with mood disorders such as major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder (BD). Using the PubMed and KoreaMed databases,...
Recent Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Applications of Whole Exome Sequencing Technology

Sener EF, Canatan H, Ozkul Y

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 May;13(3):255-264.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.3.255
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is characterized by three core symptoms with impaired reciprocal social interaction and communication, a pattern of repetitive behavior and/or restricted interests in early childhood. The prevalence...

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