Kang-Joon Lee

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This paper aims to introduce, summarize, and emphasize the importance of the 'Evidence-Based, Pharmacological Treatment Guideline for Depression in Korea, Revised Edition'. The guideline broadly covers most aspects of the pharmacological treatment of patients in Korea diagnosed with moderate to severe major depression according to the DSM-IV TR. The(More)
Electrophysiological studies have demonstrated gamma and beta frequency oscillations in response to auditory stimuli. The purpose of this study was to test whether auditory hallucinations (AH) in schizophrenia patients reflect abnormalities in gamma and beta frequency oscillations and to investigate source generators of these abnormalities. This theory was(More)
The purpose of the present study was to determine if a 5-HT6 receptor polymorphism is associated with antidepressant treatment response in major depressive disorder (MDD). Ninety-one patients with MDD, compared with 127 normal control subjects, were evaluated after an 8-week treatment period. An association analysis revealed no differences in genotype and(More)
Weight gain can be an adverse effect of antipsychotics and is an important factor for long-term health and treatment compliance. Many reports have shown that the alpha(2)-adrenergic receptor may be related to eating behaviors or lipolytic activities, both associated with body weight change. We hypothesized that there might be a relationship between the(More)
OBJECTIVE Weight gain is a possible adverse effect of the use of antipsychotics, and is an important factor for long-term health and treatment compliance. Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic known to cause considerable weight gain. A relationship between weight gain and the G protein beta3 subunit gene (GNB3) 825C/T polymorphism has been reported. We(More)
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