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PURPOSE Reflex seizures are known as the epileptic seizures triggered by some specific stimuli in sensitive patients. They are often classified according to the stimuli that trigger them rather than by the type of the seizure. Epileptic seizures induced by sexual orgasm are very rare in the literature. METHODS We report six patients with different(More)
BACKGROUND This study is concerned with relationships between childhood trauma history, dissociative experiences, and the clinical phenomenology of chronic schizophrenia. SAMPLING AND METHODS Seventy patients with a schizophrenic disorder were evaluated using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV, Dissociative Experiences Scale, Dissociative(More)
Sexual dysfunction is commonly reported by patients with epilepsy, the prevalence is not clearly defined and is different by gender. Although older studies found higher frequencies, studies with structured interviews reported the prevalence to be 20% in male patients and 20–30% in female patients. 1,2 The most frequent epilepsy associated sexual(More)
Sexual behavior changes as well as depression, anxiety, and organic mood/personality disorders have been reported in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) patients before and after epilepsy surgery. The authors describe a 14-year-old girl with symptoms of excessive masturbation in inappropriate places, social withdrawal, irritability, aggressive behavior, and crying(More)
BACKGROUND Increased levels of reactive oxygen species during and after surgery may affect inflammatory response, post-operative adhesion molecule formation, and hemodynamic stability. The glutathione redox cycle is an important regulator in oxidative stress and its reduced forms scavenge free radicals. N-acetyl cysteine, a precursor of reduced glutathione,(More)
Charles-Bonnet syndrome (CBS) occurs after the loss of vision or a decrease in visual ability and is characterized by visual hallucinations with insight and preserved cognitive status. In this paper, 2 cases in which vision was lost (in one patient due to hypophyseal macroadenoma and in the other due to diabetic retinopathy) are presented. The first case is(More)
Atypical antipsychotics commonly cause isolated asymptomatic increase in the aminotransferase levels. Among these atypical antipsychotics, mostly transient, asymptomatic increase in hepatic enzymes has been reported with olanzapine, however olanzapine rarely may induce a clinical and/or biological hepatic toxicity. The pathogenesis of olanzapine-associated(More)
The aim of this study was to inquire about the possible relations of childhood trauma, anger, and dissociation to depression among women with fibromyalgia or rheumatoid arthritis. Fifty female patients diagnosed as having fibromyalgia (n = 30) or rheumatoid arthritis (n = 20) participated in the study. The Childhood Trauma Questionnaire, Somatoform(More)