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Chasing the Chameleon: Psychogenic Paraparesis Responding to Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation

Portaro S, Milardi D, Naro A, Chillura A, Corallo F, Quartarone A, Calabrò R

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):428-431.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.10.16.2
Neurologic symptoms that develop unconsciously and are incompatible with known pathophysiologic mechanisms or anatomic pathways belong to Conversion Disorder (CD). CD diagnosis is based on the clinical history and the...
Modafinil Dependence: A Case with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Alacam H, Basay O, Tumkaya S, Mart M, Kar G

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):424-427.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2016.10.25
Modafinil is generally known as a drug with low addiction potential. There are few case reports in the literature demonstrating that Modafinil, stated being capable of diminishing symptoms of attention...
A Systematic Review of Nonpharmacological Interventions for Moderate to Severe Dementia: A Study Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Na R, Kim YJ, Kim K, Kim KW

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):417-423.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.09.06
The study is designed as a systematic review on nonpharmacological interventions for patients with moderate to severe dementia. This review will be conducted in accordance with the Cochrane Handbook for...
Relationship between Delusion of Theft and Cognitive Functions in Patients with Mild Alzheimer's Disease

Na HR, Kang DW, Woo YS, Bahk WM, Lee CU, Lim HK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):413-416.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.09.20
Although delusion of theft (DT) is the most frequent type of delusion in Alzheimer's disease (AD), its relationship to cognitive functions remains unclear. The aim of this study was to...
Correlations of Four Genetic Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Guo JC, Yang YJ, Guo M, Wang XD, Juan Y, Gao YS, Fu LQ, Jiang XL, Fu LM, Huang T

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):407-412.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.06.17.1
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the correlations of four genetic single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHODS: A total of 300 patients with sporadic PTSD...
A Functional Polymorphism in the DRD1 Gene, That Modulates Its Regulation by miR-504, Is Associated with Depressive Symptoms

Jiménez K, Pereira-Morales AJ, Forero DA

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):402-406.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.10.16.1
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine a possible association between depressive symptoms and a functional polymorphism (rs686) that modulates the regulation of DRD1 gene by miR-504. METHODS: A...
Association Between Vitamin D Insufficiency and Metabolic Syndrome in Patients With Psychotic Disorders

Yoo T, Choi W, Hong JH, Lee JY, Kim JM, Shin IS, Yang SJ, Amminger P, Berk M, Yoon JS, Kim SW

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):396-401.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.08.30
OBJECTIVE: This study examined the association between vitamin D and metabolic syndrome in patients with psychotic disorders. METHODS: The study enrolled 302 community-dwelling patients with psychotic disorders. Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics,...
Symptom Persistence after Iron Normalization in Women with Restless Legs Syndrome

Bang YR, Jeon HJ, Park HY, Yoon IY

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):390-395.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.08.21
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the clinical course of restless legs syndrome (RLS) and potential risk factors for the persistence of RLS symptoms after iron normalization...
Screening for Normal Cognition, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Dementia with the Korean Dementia Screening Questionnaire

Lee SJ, Han JH, Hwang JW, Paik JW, Han C, Park MH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):384-389.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.08.24
OBJECTIVE: The Korean Dementia Screening Questionnaire (KDSQ) is an informant-based instrument used to screen for cognitive dysfunction. However, its ability to only dichotomously discriminate between dementia and normal cognition has...
A Comparative Study of Suicide Rates among 10–19-Year-Olds in 29 OECD Countries

Roh BR, Jung EH, Hong HJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):376-383.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.08.02
OBJECTIVE: This study had two main objectives: to compare current suicide rates in OECD countries among 10–19-year-olds and to identify patterns of suicide rates based on age, gender and time....
The Prevalence of Chronic Physical Diseases Comorbid with Depression among Different Sex and Age Groups in South Korea: A Population-Based Study, 2007–2014

Park SJ, Hong S, Jang H, Jang JW, Yuk B, Kim CE, Park S

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):370-375.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.09.11
OBJECTIVE: People with depression often suffer from comorbid, chronic physical diseases. Little is known about how demographic characteristics such as age and sex influence the prevalence of chronic physical diseases...
Development and Validation Study of the Internet Overuse Screening Questionnaire

Lee HK, Lee HW, Han JH, Park S, Ju SJ, Choi K, Lee JH, Jeon HJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):361-369.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.09.27.2
OBJECTIVE: Concerns over behavioral and emotional problems caused by excessive internet usage have been developed. This study intended to develop and a standardize questionnaire that can efficiently identify at-risk internet...
Psychiatric Findings in Suspected and Confirmed Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Patients Quarantined in Hospital: A Retrospective Chart Analysis

Kim HC, Yoo SY, Lee BH, Lee SH, Shin HS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):355-360.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.10.25.1
OBJECTIVE: Little is known about the psychiatric complications or risk factors for depression in suspected or confirmed Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) patients quarantined in hospital. METHODS: A retrospective chart review...
Advanced Daily Prediction Model for National Suicide Numbers with Social Media Data

Lee KS, Lee H, Myung W, Song GY, Lee K, Kim H, Carroll BJ, Kim DK

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):344-354.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.10.15
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is a significant public health concern worldwide. Social media data have a potential role in identifying high suicide risk individuals and also in predicting suicide rate at the...
Psychiatric Sequelae of Former “Comfort Women,” Survivors of the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery during World War II

Lee J, Kwak YS, Kim YJ, Kim EJ, Park EJ, Shin Y, Lee BH, Lee SH, Jung HY, Lee I, Hwang JI, Kim D, Lee SI

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):336-343.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.11.08.2
“Comfort women” refers to young women and girls who were forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese military during World War II. They were abducted from their homes in...
Already, But Not Yet: Ending Unethical Practices in Authorship

Jung YC

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 Apr;15(4):335-335.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2018.03.29
No abstract available.

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