Eylem Ozten

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and related factors in patients with schizophrenia at an outpatient clinic. METHOD All 108 patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder that presented to the outpatient clinic between 12 May and 12 June 2006 were included in the study. Of the 108 patients,(More)
OBJECTIVE High prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and related metabolic disturbances in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder have been in main focus of interest in recent years since the introduction of second-generation antipsychotics. This study aims to examine these questions: 1) Is there a relation between antipsychotic(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS), and major depressive disorder (MDD) in parents of children with epilepsy. METHODS Parents (77 mothers and 3 fathers) of children with epilepsy were administered the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study reported here was to examine the safety and effectiveness of high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in elderly patients with depression. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty-five depressed elderly patients received rTMS over their left prefrontal cortex for 6 days per week, from Monday to Saturday, for 3(More)
UNLABELLED INTRODUCTION Delusional parasitosis is a rare, monosymptomatic psychosis involving a delusion of being infested with parasites. It is commonly observed among female patients over the age of 50. It is classified as a 'delusional disorder' according to the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases and as a 'delusional(More)
OBJECTIVE Patients with schizophrenia often experience comorbid obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Within these patients, a significant subgroup developed secondary obsessive-compulsive symptoms during treatment with clozapine. METHOD In this paper, we report on four cases in which adjunctive therapy with aripiprazole was tested to alleviate(More)
The aim of the present study was to assess the safety and effectiveness of high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in pregnant patients with depression. Thirty depressed pregnant patients received rTMS over the left prefrontal cortex for 6 days in a week, from Monday to Saturday for 3 weeks. The rTMS intensity was set at 100 % of(More)
OBJECTIVE Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can enhance the excitement of the brain through adjusting the biological activities of the cerebral cortex and has wide biological effects, making it one basic mechanism of therapy for depression. In the treatment of unipolar depressive disorder, almost in every treatment method, hypomanic and(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the frequency and correlates of sexual dysfunction in patients with Major Depressive Disorder on SSRI treatment with those who are not. METHODS Patients diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder, without comorbid psychopathology/medical disorder/alcohol/nicotine use for the past year with a CGI-S severity score of 4 were included. Two(More)