The results of a study comparing the structure and function of the social networks of a group of first-admission schizophrenics with those of a group of multiple-admission schizophrenics are presented. Structurally, the networks of the first-admission patients are larger and more interconnected. Functionally, their networks have a greater percentage of… (More)
Psychopathological symptoms in patients with primary aldosteronism (PA) have been reported. In a cross-sectional design the self-reported physical and mental condition among patients with PA of the German Conn's Registry differently treated during the course of the disease were analysed. 27 patients were investigated before initiation of specific therapy… (More)
OBJECTIVE The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone-system (RAAS) has gained increasing attention in the investigation of the pathogenesis of depression. Primary hyperaldosteronism (PA) is associated with a marked aldosterone excess. Prior studies on PA describe an increased prevalence of anxiety and sub-threshold depressive symptoms in these patients. METHODS In… (More)
Restless legs syndrome-new insights into clinical characteristics, pathophysiology and treatment options. Effects of vascular comorbity on the dopaminergic response in idiopathic Parkinson's disease. Autonomic dysfunctions in Parkinson's Disease: Comparison of different neurophysiologic measurements in different stages of the disease.