Keun Ah Cheon

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It has been suggested that dopamine as well as serotonin are associated with the pathophysiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). 5-Hydroxytryptophan inhibits dopamine release in healthy persons as well as in patients with OCD, and serotonin tonic inhibition affects dopamine function in basal ganglia, indicating a close relationship between serotonin(More)
We conducted a pilot study to evaluate telemedicine for patients with schizophrenia. The telemedicine system was connected over the ordinary telephone network at 33 kbit/s. A computer-based patient record was used to view patient summaries and to allow nursing notes to be entered at the patient's home. Fifteen patients with schizophrenia were assessed over(More)
PURPOSE Children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer experience emotional distress, such as sadness, worrying, and irritability. However, there is little information about the psychological well-being of parents at the time of their child's diagnosis. We sought to identify factors that were associated with emotional distress in cancer patients as a basis(More)
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