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OBJECTIVE The synaptosomal-associated protein of 25 kDa (SNAP-25) gene is a presynaptic plasma membrane protein and an integral component of the vesicle docking and fusion machinery mediating secretion of neurotransmitters. Previously, several studies reported association between SNAP-25 and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We investigated(More)
It was aimed to investigate the association of the synapsin III gene -196 G> A and -631 C>G polymorphisms that takes place in an encoding presynaptic protein, with adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). One hundred thirty-nine patients having adult ADHD and 106 controls were included in the study. DNA samples were extracted from whole blood(More)
OBJECTIVE Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can be given as the form of acute, continuation or maintenance ECT according to the process of administration. We report our 7 years' observation with acute and maintenance ECT in a university hospital in Turkey. METHODS The medical records of the hospitalized patients treated with acute or maintenance ECT between(More)
The effects of methylphenidate (MPH) treatment on N-acetyl aspartate (NAA), choline and creatine are being examined in individuals with different subtypes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sixty ADHD subjects were included into the study aging between 18 and 60 years. Levels of NAA, creatine and choline in anterior cingulate cortex,(More)
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