Aleksandra Nedić

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Kraepelin's work is frequently cited and repeatedly interpreted as groundwork for the categorical classification of mental disorders. The scope of this paper is to present a fragment of Kraepelin's contribution to the nosology of manic-depressive illness from another point of view. Studying conscientiously the original text written by Emil Kraepelin more(More)
UNLABELLED THE DIAGNOSIS OF DEPRESSION: Depressive disorder is nowadays diagnosed by the two widely used diagnostic systems--International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organisation, 10th revision and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Criteria of the American Psychiatric Organisation, 4th edition. The criteria for depressive disorder(More)
A sample of 27 schizophrenic outpatients, who were or had been in maintenance therapy with clozapine, were studied for the last 2 years, in an open clinical trial. Two groups were followed: group 1-with low maintenance doses of clozapine, and with a concomitant neuroleptic therapy, and group 2-where clozapine was switched to classical neuroleptics. Therapy(More)
INTRODUCTION Bipolar disorder has been continuously studied due to its high prevalence and incidence. The aim of this study was to explore the influence of duration of the first episode of bipolar disorder on the further course of this disorder. MATERIAL AND METHODS The research was conducted as a retrospective-prospective, naturalistic study, which(More)
INTRODUCTION Recent epidemiological, clinical, neuroimaging and neuropathological studies have reported substantial evidence on the complex interactive relationships between depression and cerebrovascular diseases, especially in older populations, and plausible explanations of the etiopathogenetic mechanisms in both directions have been proposed (More)
Malignant neuroleptic syndrome (MNS) together with agranulocytosis represents a relatively rare but the most difficult idiosyncratic reaction to the therapy with neuroleptics. The most prominent symptoms are as follows: hyperthermia, muscular rigidity, vegetative dysfunction and disturbance in consciousness. MNS usually occurs unexpectedly and unpredictably(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The aim of this review is to contrast classical and recent literature relating to social anxiety disorder in the context of its past, present and future position in classification systems. RECENT FINDINGS Social phobia is common; it starts early and is chronic and disabling. It runs in families. Social phobia is frequently comorbid with(More)
INTRODUCTION Psychiatry is the branch of medicine concerned with the defining and diagnosing mental disorders, finding ways of treatment, developing methods for determining causes, and conceiving measures for prevention of mental disorders. Psychiatry has greatly advanced over the last two decades. In our country, however, due to prejudice and ignorance,(More)
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