Eva Jekkel

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Earlier studies suggested more severe overall cognitive impairments in deficit versus non-deficit schizophrenia; however, the specific contribution of different cognitive domains to this overall cognitive impairment remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to compare the two subtypes in general cognitive functioning as well as in individual cognitive(More)
BACKGROUND Previous international and Hungarian studies have shown that around 90% of persons making suicide attempts had at least one current mental disorder. The aim of this study was to investigate the current prevalence of DSM-IV Axis I psychiatric diagnoses among nonviolent suicide attempters in Budapest, Hungary. METHODS Using a structured interview(More)
Psychiatric disorders are difficult to explain from an evolutionary aspect, since it is hard to reason how a characteristic carrying a reproductive disadvantage survives through natural selection. There are several evolution-based papers concerning obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), which aim at resolving this contradiction. Recent studies provided(More)
Over the past few years, the study of the Quality of Life (QOL) has become a focus of clinical research, with respect to its importance in the assessment of functioning. In many chronic illnesses, a linear relationship cannot be found between the alleviation of symptoms and long-term functioning. Therefore, the efficacy of therapy cannot be estimated only(More)
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