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The aim of the current study was to evaluate the prevalence of psychopathological symptoms in patients who self-reported different forms of bruxism by means of clinical and anamnestic diagnostic criteria. Eighty-five participants were divided into four groups as sleep bruxers (12), awake bruxers (24), sleep–awake bruxers (33), and non-bruxers (16). A(More)
Nesfatin-1, a recently discovered satiety molecule, is localized in neurons of the hypothalamus and brain stem and colocalized with stress-related substances. However, the relation between nesfatin-1 and stressor related behaviors like anxiety and/or fear has not yet been investigated in human subjects. In the present study, our aim was to investigate(More)
Editor The link between isotretinoin use and psychiatric events remains controversial. The aim of our study was to investigate the relationship between isotretinoin treatment and quality of life, social anxiety levels and depression symptoms in acne patients. Thirty-eight acne patients were considered for the study. Eligibility criteria for the study(More)
Leptin is a fat cell-derived hormone that is predominantly secreted by adipocytes in proportion to fat stores (1,2). It is involved in the regulation of energy homeostasis and multiple endocrine pathways in the body (3-7). Leptin also plays important roles in the central nervous system. It is expressed in the the cerebellum, pyriform cortex, cerebral(More)
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between plasma levels of prolactin and negative symptoms. Methods: One hundred fourteen patients with schizophrenia were included in this crosssectional study. The patients were classified into groups with and without hyperprolactinemia. Plasma levels of prolactin and clinical features were(More)
Social support is a very important aspect in debilitating diseases. OSAS is a disabling disease that impairs social functioning and accounts for a large socio-economic burden for the community. In this study our aim is to investigate social support levels among OSAS patients: 85 of them with the diagnosis of OSAS were enrolled in the study. Multidimensional(More)
derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)—Epigenetic regulation in unipolar and bipolar affective disorder. OBJECTIVE: A number of studies on eye movement dysfunction in patients with psychiatric disease have been published. Glutamatergic neurotransmission mediated by the NMDA receptor is involved in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia and some neurological(More)
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