Andrej N. Ilanković

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OBJECTIVE In our study we have hypothesized that volume changes of amygdala, hippocampus, and prefrontal cortex are more pronounced in male posttraumatic stress disorder participants. MATERIAL AND METHODS We have conducted a study of 79 male participants who underwent MRI brain scanning. PTSD diagnosis was confirmed in 49 participants. After MRI was taken(More)
Copyright: © 2013 Ilankovic A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Abstract Background: Sleep disorders are frequent symptoms described in psychiatric patients(More)
This study reminds clinicians that syphilis presents in many guises. Wars, migration and sexual promiscuity prepare the ground for its return as an important cause of neurological and psychiatric syndromes. Our patient's diagnosis was not suspected at earlier admission. Stage III spirochaetosis was improved by high dose penicillin.
Copyright: © 2014 Authors. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Abstract Aim: The aims of the study were: 1. revealing the new indicator(s) in internal(More)
BACKGROUND Sleep disorders are frequent symptoms described in psychiatric patients with major depression and schizophrenia. These patients also exhibit changes in sleep architecture measured by polysomnography (PSG) during sleep. The aim of the present study was to identify potential biomarkers to facilitate diagnosis based on PSG measurements. SUBJECTS(More)
We would like to report on a very interesting clinical case of recurrent psychotic events caused with Chiari I malformation in adults. The mediosagital reconstruction of MR image of the brain and cranio-cervical region is the most important diagnostic approach in finding the cause of epileptiform events, neurological signs and psychotic illness caused by(More)
This study was conducted to explore the effects of specific psychosocial paradigm on predator animal posttraumatic stress model and to test the hypothesis that psychosocially stressed rats would exibit abnormal levels of cortisol and a larger suppression of cortisol levels after the application of dexamethasone. Animals were divided in two groups:(More)
BACKGROUND Burnout syndrome is under-researched within caregivers (CGs) of children with cerebral palsy. The primary aim was to determine the burnout level of formal CGs of children with cerebral palsy (G1) and to compare it with a control group (G2) of professional pediatric nurses, and second, to correlate the level of depression and anxiety with the(More)
We would like to thank dr. Begiü for his comments and suggestions regarding our paper titled "Polysomno-graphic sleep patterns in depressive, schizophrenic and healthy subjects" published in Psychiatria Danubina (Ilankoviü et al. 2014a). We agree with most of the comments, however, in dr. Begiü' text we can see that various terms are being used in sleep(More)