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A Case of Ileus in a Patient with Schizophrenia Under Paliperidone Palmitate Treatment

Can SS, Kabadayı

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):665-667.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.665
Constipation is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs that have high affinity for muscarinic cholinergic receptors. In addition, ileus is an important side effect of antipsychotic treatment, with potentially morbid...
The Association between Post-Stroke Depression and the Activities of Daily Living/Gait Balance in Patients with First-Onset Stroke Patients

Park GY, Im S, Lee SJ, Pae CU

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):659-664.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.659
This study evaluated the association between post-stroke depression (PSD) and clinical outcomes, including activities of daily living (ADL) and gait balance, in patients with first-onset stroke. One hundred and eighty...
The Severity of Sleep Disordered Breathing Induces Different Decrease in the Oxygen Saturation During Rapid Eye Movement and Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep

Choi E, Park DH, Yu JH, Ryu SH, Ha JH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):652-658.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.652
OBJECTIVE: To investigate how differences in oxygen saturation between non-REM (NREM) and REM sleep in patients according to the severity of sleep apnea. METHODS: We studied 396 male patients diagnosed with...
Serum Cytokine Levels in Major Depressive Disorder and Its Role in Antidepressant Response

Myung W, Lim SW, Woo HI, Park JH, Shim S, Lee SY, Kim DK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):644-651.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.644
OBJECTIVE: Cytokines have been reported to have key roles in major depressive disorder (MDD). However, much less is known about cytokines in MDD and antidepressant treatment due to the diversity...
Salivary Testosterone Levels Under Psychological Stress and Its Relationship with Rumination and Five Personality Traits in Medical Students

Afrisham R, Sadegh-Nejadi S, SoliemaniFar O, Kooti W, Ashtary-Larky D, Alamiri F, Aberomand , Najjar-Asl S, Khaneh-Keshi A

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):637-643.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.637
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the salivary testosterone levels under psychological stress and its relationship with rumination and five personality traits in medical students. METHODS: A total...
Linkage and Association Analyses of Schizophrenia with Genetic Variations on Chromosome 22q11 in Koreans

Yoon SC, Jang YL, Kim JW, Cho EY, Park DY, Hong KS, Lee YS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):630-636.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.630
OBJECTIVE: Chromosome 22q11 has been implicated as a susceptibility locus of schizophrenia. It also contains various candidate genes for which evidence of association with schizophrenia has been reported. To determine...
The Effect of High-Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Occupational Stress among Health Care Workers: A Pilot Study

Kim YI, Kim SM, Kim H, Han DH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):622-629.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.622
OBJECTIVE: Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration to alleviate symptoms of treatment-resistant depression. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of rTMS treatment...
The Levels of Cortisol and Oxidative Stress and DNA Damage in Child and Adolescent Victims of Sexual Abuse with or without Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Şimşek S, Yüksel T, Kaplan I, Uysal C, Aktaş H

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):616-621.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.616
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate whether cortisol and oxidative stress levels and DNA damage differ between individuals who developed PTSD or not following a sexual trauma. METHODS:...
Gender Differences in Somatic Symptoms and Current Suicidal Risk in Outpatients with Major Depressive Disorder

Jeon HJ, Woo JM, Kim HJ, Fava M, Mischoulon D, Cho SJ, Chang SM, Park DH, Kim JW, Yoo I, Heo JY, Hong JP

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):609-615.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.609
OBJECTIVE: Although somatic symptoms are common complaints of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), their associations with suicide are still unclear. METHODS: A total of 811 MDD outpatients of aged between...
Evaluation of a Functional Model of Acquired Capability for Suicide in a Nationwide Sample of Korean Adults

Lee JD, Cho MJ, Sohn JH, Park S, Seong S, Ahn JH, Hahm BJ, Hong JP

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):601-608.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.601
OBJECTIVE: We examined a functional model of acquired capability for suicide, which was elaborated from the “Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide”. METHODS: A total of 6,027 Korean community subjects were recruited from...
Association between DSM-IV Anxiety Disorders and Suicidal Behaviors in a Community Sample of South Korean Adults

Cho SJ, Hong JP, Lee JY, Im JS, Na KS, Park JE, Cho MJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):595-600.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.595
OBJECTIVE: There are conflicting reports about whether individual anxiety disorders are independently associated with suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. We examined whether anxiety disorders are related to suicidal ideation and...
A Comparative Study of Computerized Memory Test and The Korean version of the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Packet for Assessing Memory Function in the Elderly

Shin MS, Choi J, Ahn RY, Lee DY, Kwon JS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):590-594.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.590
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the concurrent validity of a newly developed computerized memory diagnostic system (MDS) with the Korean version of the Consortium to Establish...
Stem Cell Therapy: A Prospective Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease

Lee JH, Oh IH, Lim HK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2016 Nov;13(6):583-589.
  • doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.6.583
Alzheimer's disease (AD) without cure remains as a serious health issue in the modern society. The major neuropathological alterations in AD are characterized by chronic neuroinflammation and neuronal loss due...

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