Cem Şengül

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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)
OBJECTIVE This study is designed to investigate the factors affecting parental anxiety regarding their children with head injury in the emergency department (ED). MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective observational study enrolled all consecutive paediatric patients admitted to the university-based ED with the presenting chief complaint of paediatric(More)
BACKGROUND SNAP-25 protein is contributory to plasma membrane and synaptic vesicle fusions that are critical points in neurotransmission. SNAP-25 gene is associated with behavioral symptoms, personality and psychological disorders. In addition, SNAP-25 protein can be related to different neurotransmitter functions due to its association with vesicle(More)
Aim: Alcohol abuse and dependence is an important public health concern in most countries. It is also a big problem among the hospitalized patients. Method: This study was undertaken to determine the number of the patients with alcohol related problems in a general hospital sample, to compare the prevalence rate among clinics, to determine the sensitivity(More)
Objective To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the combination treatment of ECT and venlafaxine among treatment-resistant depressive patients. Methods We reviewed 21 depressive patients who were treated with a combination of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and venlafaxine. The indication of the ECT-venlafaxine treatment was inadequate response to at least(More)
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is serious medical condition, which might be caused by psychotropic medications. Previously, antipsychotic-induced VTE due to olanzapine, risperidone, clozapine, and amisulpiride was reported. In this report, we present 2 cases of paliperidone-induced VTE.
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