Abolfazl Ghoreishi

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Impaired activity of the purinergic system is a plausible common factor that could be responsible for many aspects of schizophrenia. Based on purinegic hypothesis of schizophrenia, pharmacological treatments enhancing adenosine activity could be effective treatment in schizophrenia. Propentofylline is a novel xantine derivative which is being developed for(More)
OBJECTIVE It has been reported that selegiline, a Selective Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor B (MAOI-B), at low doses would be helpful for treating negative symptoms in schizophrenia. Nevertheless, the results are contradictory so far. This study was designed to investigate the effect of selegiline added to risperidone as augmentation therapy in patients with(More)
Delusional disorders are one of the psychiatric disorders with unknown etiology. Various factors have been considered as risk factors (predisposing factors) for delusional disorders. Positive family history of psychiatric disorders particularly delusional disorders, is the most important risk factor. In this report, we present a 40-year old man with somatic(More)
BACKGROUND Existing research in law and psychiatry point to schizophrenia as a risk factor for violence and offense behaviors. The present study aims to: 1) report on the prevalence and types of offensive or criminal acts in patients with schizophrenia; 2) identify attributes of schizophrenic offenders; and 3) examine factors associated with offensive or(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to clarify dissociative symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and its association with negative and positive symptom of schizophrenia. METHODS Based on the 4(th) edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) criteria, 80 schizophrenic subjects were randomly selected from patients who referred(More)
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