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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)
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)
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)
Rabbit syndrome (RS) is a rare side effect of prolonged neuroleptic administration characterised by rapid, fine, rhythmic movements of the mouth along a vertical axis. Long-term exposure to the first generation neuroleptics has clearly been associated with RS, but little is known regarding the risk of RS because of the exposure to the newer atypical(More)