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Background: The aim of this study is to investigate the influence of living in different geographic regions of the same country on the phenomenology of schizophrenic delusions and hallucinations in two groups of schizophrenic patients. Methods: A total of 373 schizophrenic patients hospitalized in three different psychiatric hospitals in Turkey were(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine trait impulsivity in patients with bipolar disorder and explore the possible connections between impulsivity and clinical presentation of the illness. Diagnoses were based on the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV. The sociodemographic and clinical properties of 71 patients with bipolar disorder, who were(More)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder characterized by pervasive inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity. It has been suggested that ADHD symptoms are associated with restless legs syndrome (RLS), which is a neurological condition that is defined by an irresistible urge to move the legs. Increasing evidence(More)
Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant that appears to have a mainly antidepressant effect and is indicated for the maintenance treatment of bipolar depression. Literature associated with obsessional symptoms related to lamotrigine treatment is limited. We report the emergence of obsessive symptoms during treatment with lamotrigine in a patient who subsequently(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the trait impulsivity of patients with a major depressive disorder and to explore the possible connections between impulsivity and clinical and sociodemographic variables. The sociodemographic and clinical properties of 60 patients with major depression, who were euthymic according to Hamilton Depression Scale(More)
Despite comorbid depression being relatively common even in subjects with schizophrenia, to the best of our knowledge, there is, to date, no report in the literature specifically and detailed examining the cognitive and clinical insight in subjects with schizophrenia and a comorbid depressive syndrome. Hence, in this study, we sought to compare the(More)