Cavit Işık Yavuz

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to examine the prevalence of selective mutism (SM) in Kocaeli, Turkey. METHOD Kindergarten, first, second and third grade students of all public/private schools within the city were included in the study. "SM screening forms" prepared on basis of DSM-IV were submitted to classroom teachers in all these schools asking(More)
The aim of this study is to examine the volumetric differences of the fronto-temporal region in the offspring of schizophrenic patients in comparison to normal. Twenty-six offspring of chronic schizophrenic patients aged between 8 and 15 years and 23 control children were matched with respect to cranial MRI. Chronic schizophrenic patients were reevaluated(More)
BACKGROUND Studies consistently found remarkable rates of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in children with chronic diseases. But, only one study had searched PTSS in children with diabetes, until now. So, the present study aimed to examine incidence rate and predictors of PTSS in children with type 1 diabetes. METHOD PTSS were evaluated by Child(More)
The aim of this study is to examine the prevalence of selective mutism (SM) in Kocaeli, Turkey. Kindergarten, first, second and third grade students of all public/private schools within the city were included in the study. “SM screening forms” prepared on basis of DSM-IV were submitted to classroom teachers in all these schools asking whether they had any(More)
OBJECTIVE Every year, 230 million patients undergo major general surgery with anaesthesia worldwide, and 7 million resulted with major complications. Monitorisation and equipment has a great role in increasing patient safety and safe surgery during anaesthesia. METHODS Turkey is divided into 12 Eurostut-NUTS regions and 26 subregions statistically.(More)
In this study, it is aimed to determine environmental awareness of secondary and high school students in Bodrum, Turkey. This cross-sectional designed study was conducted on 381 students from secondary school and 335 high school students between 5th and 12th grades in Bodrum. In order to assess the environmental consciousness level, a questionnaire form(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to examine the extent of death and injuries among the 0-17 years of age group recorded in the official road traffic injury statistics. METHODS This is a record-based study covering a 5-year-period (2003-2007) using the annual records of national road traffic injury statistics in Turkey. RESULTS The 0-17 age group accounted(More)
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