Marija Žuljan Cvitanović

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BACKGROUND Depression is a common psychiatric problem in patients undergoing dialysis. Several studies have been performed to validate the association between depression and inflammation in haemodialysis patients. The levels of proinflammatory cytokines are increased in chronic renal failure patients, as in depression. The objective of this study was to(More)
Dermatological side effects of psychopharmacological drugs are fortunately not so often. They are mostly presented in the group of mood stabilizers and antiepileptic drugs, particularly the carbamazepine and lamotrigine, and can be manifested through the Stevens Johnson syndrome, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN)/Lyell's syndrome with about 30% lethality.(More)
Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP), a member of the “neutrophilic dermatoses” was first described by Baker and Ryan in 1968 as exanthematic pustular psoriasis (Baker & Ryan 1968). According to the European Study of Serious Cutaneous Adverse Reactions (EuroSCAR), the incidence ranges from 1 to 5 cases per million per year and the mortality(More)
Backgrounds and aims: Childbirth represents one of the most important events in the life of a family and an experience that a woman will remember and preciously preserve until the rest of her life. The presence of the partner is, it is believed, an important factor in providing security and reducing the anxiety of a parturient woman. This research tried to(More)
Chronic infection with the hepatitis C virus is a common and growing problem, often affecting persons with psychiatric and substance use problems. Neuropsychiatric symptoms are commonly associated with chronic hepatitis C virus infection, its sequelae, and its treatment. Interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) treatment has been repeatedly shown to induce significant(More)
Acute stress disorder (ASD) was introduced into DSM-IV to describe acute stress reactions (ASRs) that occur in the initial month after exposure to a traumatic event and before the possibility of diagnosing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and to identify trauma survivors in the acute phase who are high risk for PTSD. The recommendation to shift ASD and(More)
Drug-induced stuttering has been described in association with several drugs, in particular antipsychotics, antidepressants and mood stabilizers. Stuttering, also called spasmophemia or stammering, is a speech disorder characterized by disruptions in speech motor behaviour (repeated or prolonged articulatory and phonatory actions) that result in sound and(More)
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