Hanna Karakuła

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UNLABELLED In recent years, there has been growing interest in the association between national diet and the possibility of developing various mental disorders, as well as between deficiency of such vitamins as, e.g. folic acid, vitamin B12, B6, and others (e.g., omega-3 fatty acids), elevated serum homocysteine level and the functioning of human brain as(More)
Sixty-three psychosomatic patients were examined using three self-evaluation scales: Beck Depression Inventory-BDI, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory-STAI and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale-HADS in order to attain a description of the level of anxiety and depression in the group as well as to make an opinion on the reliability of HADS and to make a(More)
The aim of our work was to present the difficulties of the diagnosis and treatment which occurred during hospitalization of a 22-year-old patient diagnosed with type A hemophilia, posttraumatic epilepsy and carrier state of viral hepatitis C. The patient was transferred from Psychiatric Ward of Hospital in Parczew to the Psychiatric Clinical Hospital of(More)
The aim of our work based on the global literature-review is to present the guidelines of the psychopharmacotherapy during pregnancy and lactation recommended by various experts-groups as followed: 1. American Academy of Pediatrics, American Psychiatric Association, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, The Maudsley Guidelines, Department of(More)
This paper discusses the complexities of symptomatological psychotic disorders with particular emphasis on the paranoia and arising difficulties in their classification. The essential problems are: 1) their rich and varied psychopathology, 2) the unclear and spurious systems of classification, 3) the superficial definition of psychopathic syndromes and(More)
The aim of the second part of our work associated with psychopharmacotherapy during pregnancy and lactation is to present current guidelines of expert-groups concerning the rules of treating affective disorders and actual data about the spreading of these disorders pre- and perinatal effects of drugs used, the classification of antidepressants and mood(More)
66 inpatients who met the DSM-III-R and ICD-10 criteria for paranoid schizophrenia-active phase were assessed using the SAPS and CDS in order to establish interrelations between depressive and positive symptomatology. The results were then analyzed in reference do particular items of the scale CDS and the three stages of examinations. Numerous positive(More)
The paper presents the definition, synonyms of child sexual abuse and a short overview of the current knowledge about long-term effects of that kind of trauma. The case of a female patient with diagnosed schizophrenia and a history of being sexually abused in childhood who was hospitalised at The Department of Psychiatry in Lublin is described. Sexual abuse(More)