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OBJECTIVE Refugees have had major challenges to meet their health care needs throughout history especially in war zones and natural disaster times. The health care needs of Syrian refugees have been becoming an increasingly important issue. We aimed to examine the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and explore its relation with various(More)
Amaç: Tekrarlı transkraniyal magnetik uyarım (tTMU) için en uygun parametreler henüz tanımlanmamıştır. Bu araştırmanın amacı ilaç tedavisine dirençli depresyonda antidepresan tedavisine eklenen iki farklı yoğunluktaki tTMU’nun etkinliğini araştırmaktır. Yöntem: Bu randomize, çift-kör, taklit uygulama kontrollü araştırmada 35 ayaktan hasta rastgele ve(More)
Increasing evidence shows that oxidative stress plays a role in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. But there is not any study which examines the effects of oxidative stress on DNA in schizophrenia patients. Therefore we aimed to assess the oxidative stress levels and oxidative DNA damage in schizophrenia patients with and without symptomatic remission. A(More)
AIMS There are limited published data about the role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In addition, oxidative stress and oxidative DNA damage have not been investigated together in OCD. In this study, we aimed to evaluate oxidative stress and oxidative DNA damage in patients with OCD. METHODS Forty-two(More)
OBJECTIVE Schizoaffective disorder is a disease with both affective and psychotic symptoms. In this study, we aimed to compare oxidative metabolism markers of schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenic patients. Furthermore, we also aimed to investigate whether schizoaffective disorder could be differentiated from schizophrenia and bipolar(More)
OBJECTIVE Catatonia, a motor dysregulation syndrome, can emerge in numerous psychiatric disorders, mainly in schizophrenia and mood disorders, and metabolic and endocrine disorders such as infections, toxic states, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury. In our study, we aimed to investigate demographic, clinical, and treatment-related characteristics of(More)
BACKGROUND Corrective surgery is done for ocular alignment and disrupted facial expression in some cases of adult strabismus patients. The effects of corrective surgery on the presence of social phobia (SP) diagnosis, the severity of social anxiety symptoms, the disease-related disability and the quality of life (QoL) among strabismus patients have not been(More)
BACKGROUND Depression, anxiety, and obsessive compulsive symptoms are known to be common among patients with acne vulgaris. In contrast to earlier reports, a number of recent studies suggested isotretinoin to be beneficial for depression and anxiety symptoms in acne patients. Moreover, its effects on obsessive compulsive symptomatology are still widely(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of recurrent electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on cardiac function as assessed by echocardiography. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Twenty-three patients (11 males and 12 females) with different psychiatric disorders who were apparently free of any cardiovascular disorders and underwent ECT were enrolled in the study.(More)
Acne is one of the most common dermatological diseases, and obsessive compulsive disorder is among the most frequent psychiatric conditions seen in dermatology clinics. Comorbidity of these conditions may therefore be expected. The aim of this study was to measure obsessive compulsive symptoms and quality of life in patients with acne vulgaris, compare them(More)