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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)
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)
Mood disturbance is a common comorbid condition of temporal lobe epilepsy before and after surgery. Suicide is more frequent in patients with epilepsy than in the general population. As suicide is a major issue in both epileptic and depressive patients, it is critical to treat aggressively any psychiatric illness with suicidal ideation. We describe two(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)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of permanent ostomy on body image, sexual functioning, self-esteem, and marital adjustment. METHOD SCID-I outpatient forms were administered to 52 subsequent patients that underwent permanent colostomy or ileostomy operations, and 40 of them that did not fit any of the diagnostic criteria for(More)