Ali Caykoylu

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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 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)
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)
Domestic violence is passed from one generation to the next, and it affects not only the victim but also the psychological states of the witnesses, and especially the psychosocial development of children. Studies have reported that those who have been the victim of or witnessing violence during their childhood will use violence to a greater extent as adults(More)
An arachnoid cyst is a latent and rarely encountered pathological condition. Its known incidence accounts for only 1% of all intracranial space-occupying lesions, and detection in asymptomatic subjects is usually accidental (Gosalakkal, 2002). The clinical picture of these anomalies varies depending on their location, their size, and the patient's age(More)
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a syndrome characterized by involuntary, repetitive, purposeless movements that vary in localization and form. This adverse effect typically develops over several months and occurs after at least 3 months of neuroleptic treatment. It affects 5% of adult patients treated with typical antipsychotic per year, and atypical(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)