Erdem Deveci

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Ahmet ÖZTÜRK*, Erdem DEVECİ, Erman BAĞCIOĞLU, Figen ATALAY, Zehra SERDAR Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Dumlupınar University, Kütahya, Turkey Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakıf University, İstanbul, Turkey Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey Department(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the rates of early- and late-onset social anxiety disorder (SAD) and to investigate the effects of onset time on clinical characteristics and the course of SAD. METHODS A total of 377 patients with SAD were assessed using a sociodemographic data form, the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS), Beck(More)
BACKGROUND Male genital self-mutilation (GSM) is a rare, but serious phenomenon. Some of the risk factors for this act are: presence of religious delusions, command hallucinations, low self-esteem and feelings of guilt associated with sexual offences. Other risk factors include failures in the male role, problems in the early developmental period, such as(More)
Erdem DEVECİ*, Erol OZAN, İsmet KIRPINAR, Meltem ORAL, Ali Gökhan DALOĞLU, Nazan AYDIN, Ahmet ÖZTÜRK 4 1 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakıf University, İstanbul, Turkey 2 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey Department of Psychiatry, Palandöken State Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey(More)
We assessed major cognitive domains in symptom-free children of patients with schizophrenia compared to the healthy children of parents with no psychopathology using neurocognitive tests. We hypothesized that, offspring at high-risk for schizophrenia would have significant impairment in major domains: attention, memory, verbal-linguistic ability and(More)
In this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of atypical and non-atypical depression comorbidity on the clinical characteristics and course of social anxiety disorder (SAD). A total of 247 patients with SAD were enrolled: 145 patients with a current depressive episode (unipolar or bipolar) with atypical features, 43 patients with a current depressive(More)
We investigated the relationship of serum nitric oxide (NO) and asymmetrical dimethylarginine (ADMA) levels with cognitive functioning in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). 41 MDD patients (Beck depression scale scores>16) and 44 controls were included in the study. Rey verbal learning and memory test, auditory consonant trigram test, digit span(More)
BACKGROUND The concept of facial emotion recognition is well established in various neuropsychiatric disorders. Although emotional disturbances are strongly associated with somatoform disorders, there are a restricted number of studies that have investigated facial emotion recognition in somatoform disorders. Furthermore, there have been no studies that(More)
INTRODUCTION The current article addresses the validation of the construct of obsessional probabilistic inference in clinical and non-clinical samples. Obsessional probabilistic inference or obsessional doubt refers to a type of inferential process resulting in the belief that a state of affairs "maybe" causes development of a maladaptive cognitive coping(More)
Objective: The Vancouver Obsessional Compulsive Inventory (VOCI) is a self-report inventory developed to assess a wide range of obsessive-compulsive symptoms, including contamination (12 items), checking (6 items), obsessions (12 items), hoarding (7 items), just right (12 items), and indecisiveness (6 items). The English version of the VOCI has been shown(More)