Cengiz Başoğlu

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OBJECTIVE The molecular genetic of personality disorders has been investigated in several studies; however, the association of antisocial behaviours with synaptosomal-associated protein 25 (SNAP25) gene polymorphisms has not. This association is of interest as SNAP25 gene polymorphism has been associated with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and(More)
There is growing evidence that the prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is significantly higher in specially selected populations as compared to the general population. The goal of the current study was to evaluate prevalence of BDD in Turkish patients with mild acne presenting to a dermatologist for treatment. This study was the first empirical(More)
OBJECTIVE Although children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased risk for later onset of antisocial personality disorder (APD) as adults, the utility of ADHD as either a comorbid diagnosis (ADHD(c)) or dimensional symptoms (ADHD(d)) in predicting behaviour and substance use problems in APD subjects has not been examined. (More)
AIMS The aims of the present study were to examine the rate of nightmare disorder (ND) and to determine the levels of dream anxiety and subjective sleep quality in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Another aim was to determine whether dream anxiety was associated with childhood trauma, dissociative experiences, and subjective sleep(More)
Endocrine and reproductive side effects of serotonergic antidepressants are uncommon and galactorrhea is only rarely mentioned among SSRI-related side effects. Perhaps through suppression of dopamine neurotransmission releasing prolactin from tonic inhibitor control of dopamine, serotonin-enhancing antidepressants may result in a rise in prolactin levels.(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate subjective sleep quality and to determine its relationship to aggression in male subjects diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder (APD). METHODS The study included 125 male soldiers with APD that consecutively presented to the outpatient psychiatric unit of GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital. A control(More)
BACKGROUND Prefrontal and/or temporo-limbic abnormalities associated with antisocial personality disorder (APD), high psychopathy scores and violent behaviours can readily be evaluated by neuroimaging methods. OBJECTIVES In this study, we compared the brain metabolites in adult male military conscripts with APD, high psychopathy scores and serious violent(More)
It has been suggested that altered interleukin (IL) regulation may be involved in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. In this cross-sectional, case-controlled study, patients with schizophrenia and a control group of healthy subjects, matched by age, sex and body mass index, were evaluated. The levels of IL-1 alpha and IL-2 in blood serum were measured by(More)
This study examined the relationship between premenstrual exacerbation and suicidal behavior in patients with panic disorder. Twenty-eight patients who reported a premenstrual exacerbation of panic disorder and 42 patients who reported never having an exacerbation were included in the study. The subjects completed a self-rating instrument assessing the 13(More)