Ayhan Bilgiç

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OBJECTIVES Patients with bipolar disorder have been reported to have neurocognitive deficits; however, it is not known whether the cognitive dysfunctions are state-dependent or a stable trait. Lithium and valproate, 2 of the most widely used mood stabilizers in the treatment of bipolar disorder, have also been associated with cognitive impairment. However,(More)
Information about the relationship between psoriasis and psychiatric morbidity and quality of life in children and adolescents is limited. We aimed to examine the symptoms of depression and anxiety and health-related quality of life levels in children and adolescents with psoriasis. Forty-eight outpatients with psoriasis aged 8 to 18 years are included in(More)
The current study was designed to investigate the changes that occur in depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive symptoms and health-related quality of life during methylphenidate (MPH) treatment in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Forty-five treatment naive children with ADHD, aged 8-14, were assessed based on self, parent(More)
BACKGROUND There is a very limited amount of data available regarding the relationship between alopecia areata (AA) and psychiatric morbidity and quality of life (QoL) in children and adolescents. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the psychiatric state and health-related quality of life (HRQL) of children and adolescents with AA, as well(More)
Aripiprazole is one of the atypical antipsychotic medications with a mechanism of action involving mixture of agonist, partial agonist, and antagonist activity at dopamine and serotonin receptors (Deb et al. 2014). It was first approved for the treatment of schizophrenia; later it was found effective for bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and(More)
BACKGROUND Only a limited number of studies have studied the relationship between vitiligo and psychiatric morbidity and quality of life (QOL) in children and adolescents. AIM To determine levels of depression, anxiety and QOL in children and adolescents with vitiligo. METHODS In total, 41 outpatients with vitiligo aged 8-18 years and a control group(More)
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is often comorbid with anxiety disorders and previous studies observed that anxiety could have an impact on the clinical course of ADHD and comorbid disruptive behavioral disorders (conduct disorders and oppositional-defiant disorders). Anxiety sensitivity (AS) is a different concept from anxiety per se and it(More)
BACKGROUND Attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been found to be related to overweight/obesity in children and adolescents, but it is a heterogeneous disorder, and the relationships between the dimensions of ADHD and overweight/obesity are not clear. The aim of this study was to explore which dimensions of the disorder are specifically(More)