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Hypomania in Bobble-Head Doll Syndrome: A Case Report of Surgically Treated Stereotypy and Hypomania

Hahm MH, Woo J, Kim KH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):546-549.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.10.25.2
A 22-year-old man was admitted with gradually aggravating stereotypic head movement with hypomania. Brain magnetic resonance imaging showed a large suprasellar arachnoid cyst extending into the third ventricle, with obstructive...
The MAKE Biomarker Discovery for Enhancing anTidepressant Treatment Effect and Response (MAKE BETTER) Study: Design and Methodology

Kang HJ, Kim JW, Kim SY, Kim SW, Shin HY, Shin MG, Kim JM

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):538-545.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.10.2
OBJECTIVE: Depression is associated with a major disease burden, and many individuals suffer from depressive symptoms due to an insufficient response to ostensibly adequate antidepressant treatment. Therefore, it is important...
Changes in the Hippocampal Volume and Shape in Early-Onset Mild Cognitive Impairment

Moon SW, Lee B, Choi YC

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):531-537.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2018.02.12
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the change in the hippocampal volume and shape in early-onset mild cognitive impairment (EO-MCI) associated with the APOE ε4 carrier state. METHODS:...
Impact of Exposure to Dim Light at Night on Sleep in Female and Comparison with Male Subjects

Cho CH, Yoon HK, Kang SG, Kim L, Lee EI, Lee HJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):520-530.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2018.03.17
OBJECTIVE: Light pollution has become a social and health issue. We performed an experimental study to investigate impact of dim light at night (dLAN) on sleep in female subjects, with...
The Relationship between the Number of Manic Episodes and Oxidative Stress Indicators in Bipolar Disorder

Akarsu S, Bolu A, Aydemir E, Zincir SB, Kurt YG, Zincir S, Erdem M, Uzun O

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):514-519.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2016.12.31
OBJECTIVE: Bipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic mood disorder characterized by recurrent episodes that has a lifetime prevalence of 0.4–5.5%. The neurochemical mechanism of BD is not fully understood. Oxidative...
Neuropsychological Performance in Alcohol Dependent Patients: A One-Year Longitudinal Study

Ioime L, Guglielmo , Affini GF, Quatrale M, Martinotti G, Callea A, Savi E, Janiri L

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):505-513.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.09.27.1
OBJECTIVE: Despite several studies that have highlighted the harmful effects of alcohol consumption on cognitive functions it remains unclear whether certain brain areas are more sensitive than others are or...
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Reduces Hypnotic Prescriptions

Park KM, Kim TH, Kim WJ, An SK, Namkoong K, Lee E

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):499-504.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.11.20
OBJECTIVE: This study determined whether cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-i) decreased the need for sleep medications and produced better treatment outcomes than pharmacotherapy alone. METHODS: We reviewed data from patients...
Development and a Pilot Application Process of the Korean Psychological Autopsy Checklist for Adolescents

Jeon M, Cho HN, Bhang SY, Hwang JW, Park EJ, Lee YJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):490-498.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.11.07
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to develop the Korean Psychological Autopsy Checklist for Adolescent (K-PAC-A) and conduct a pilot study. METHODS: A number of steps were undertaken in the...
Factor Analysis of Delirium in Elderly, Using the Korean Version of Delirium Rating Scale-Revised-98

Noh G, Kwon I, Lee M, Ahn SH, Kim JL

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):484-489.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.10.06
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to identify the core symptoms of delirium, particularly in elderly people associated with major risk factors, using the Korean version of the Delirium Rating Scale-Revised-98. METHODS: The...
Efficacy of the Life Goal-Focused Brief Intervention among Patients with Alcohol Use Disorder: A Preliminary Study

Won SD, Han C

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):476-483.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.10.09
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of the life goal-focused brief intervention, or the so-called the goal-focused self-regulation program (GFSRP), for patients with alcohol use...
The Symptom Trajectory of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Korean School-Age Children

Kim KM, Ha M, Lim MH, Kwon HJ, Yoo SJ, Kim E, Paik KC

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):470-475.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.11.01.1
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate symptom trajectory of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Korean school-age children. METHODS: Four hundred fifty six elementary school children were enrolled when they were in 1st...
Reliability and Validity of the Korean Version of the Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment

Lee KS, Park J, Bahn GH, Cho YI, Shin YJ

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):460-469.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2018.02.25
OBJECTIVE: This article examined the psychometric properties of the Korean version of the Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (K-ITSEA). METHODS: Translation and back-translation of the K-ITSEA were conducted after obtaining a...
The Benefits of Indirect Exposure to Trauma: The Relationships among Vicarious Posttraumatic Growth, Social Support, and Resilience in Ambulance Personnel in China

Kang X, Fang Y, Li S, Liu Y, Zhao D, Feng X, Wang Y, Li P

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):452-459.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.11.08.1
OBJECTIVE: Ambulance personnel who witness trauma experienced by patients have been reported to experience positive changes, known as vicarious posttraumatic growth (VPTG). We examined VPTG and its relationship with social...
Prevalence and Correlates of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors among North Korean Defectors

An JH, Lee KE, Lee HC, Kim HS, Jun JY, Chang HI, Kim SS, Lee-Tauler SY, Hong JP

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):445-451.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2017.11.08.3
OBJECTIVE: Despite the increasing number of North Korean defectors, research on their mental health conditions and suicidal thoughts and behaviors has not been conducted systematically. We examined the prevalence and...
Modulation of Electrophysiology by Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Psychiatric Disorders: A Systematic Review

Kim M, Kwak YB, Lee TY, Kwon JS

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):434-444.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2018.01.10
OBJECTIVE: Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive neuromodulation technique increasingly used to relieve symptoms of psychiatric disorders. Electrophysiologic markers, such as electroencephalography (EEG) and event-related potentials (ERP), have...
#Me Too Movement; It Is Time That We All Act and Participate in Transformation

Lee BH

  • Psychiatry Investig.
  • 2018 May;15(5):433-433.
  • doi: 10.30773/pi.2018.04.30
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