Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is often comorbid with anxiety disorders and previous studies observed that anxiety could have an impact on the clinical course of ADHD and comorbid disruptive behavioral disorders (conduct disorders and oppositional-defiant disorders). Anxiety sensitivity (AS) is a different concept from anxiety per se and it… (More)
OBJECTIVES Although encopresis shows a high rate of comorbidity in patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the etiologic origin of this relationship and the effect of ADHD drugs on encopresis are unclear. In this chart review, we explored the effect of OROS long-acting methylphenidate (MPH) treatment on encopresis in children with… (More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to assess the relationships of depression, anxiety, anxiety sensitivity, and perceived social support with conversion symptoms in adolescents with conversion disorder (CD). METHODS Fifty outpatients, aged 8-18 years, who had been diagnosed with CD and members of a control group were assessed using the psychological… (More)
Several medications are reported to be effective in treatment of encopresis. However, mechanisms of action related to these drugs are not known. We report a patient with ADHD and encopresis whose encopretic signs have disappeared with long acting methylphenidate while they have not changed with atomoxetine.
OBJECTIVE Anxiety sensitivity (AS) refers to the fear of anxiety-related sensations. The aim of the present study is to investigate the validity and reliability of Childhood Anxiety Sensitivity Index (CASI) and adapting it into Turkish. METHOD The study group consisted of 328 healthy individuals whose age between 8-15 years old. All subjects included in… (More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptom dimensions on Internet addiction (IA) after controlling for Internet usage features among high school students. METHODS This study consisted of 640 students (331 females and 309 males) ranging from 14 to 19 years of age. The Internet Addiction Scale, the… (More)