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Orthorexia is a new term about eating behavior disorder and consists of pathologic obsession for biologically pure foods, free of herbicides, pesticides, and other artificial substances. It is not an independent diagnostic category, but it has some similarities with other eating disorders. This study was conducted to examine the orthorexia among 878 medical… (More)
Depression-anxiety levels and the quality of life among children and adolescents with coeliac disease Objective: Coeliac disease is a chronic and inflammatory disease of the upper small intestine resulting from faulty gluten ingestion in genetically susceptible individuals. There is no sufficient data about the psychiatric symptoms and quality of life in… (More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to investigate the impact of adenotonsillectomy on the neuropsychology of children using the Turgay DSM-IV-Based Child and Adolescent Disruptive Behavioral Disorders Screening and Rating Scale (T-DSM-IV-Scale). MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty children admitted to an otolaryngology clinic for treatment of… (More)
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic widely used in children with respiratory infections. Mania is an extremely rare psychiatric side effect. A pediatric case of typical manic symptoms associated with clarithromycin-use and resembling those in adults is presented. It was notable that the patient had no genetic predisposition.
Second generation of antihistaminics have better therapeutic efficacy and more predictable pharmacological responses at lower doses than older compounds. However, new compounds have a reduced adverse reaction profile; clinicians can also encounter some unexpected adverse effects of these newer compounds. We report the first case of fixed drug eruption of… (More)
Mental retardation (MR) is common and lifelong. In children and adolescents with MR, the rate of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bipolar disorder is higher than that in the general population. However, there are no previous sufficient data that exist in establishing a relationship between ADHD and manic symptoms. The aim of the present… (More)
OBJECTIVES This study aims to evaluate the psychiatric symptoms, quality of sleep, quality of life and the predictive factors affecting quality of sleep in patients diagnosed with nasal septal deviation (NSD). PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty male patients (mean age 22.3±1.4 years; range 21 to 26 years) who admitted to the otorhinolaryngology (ORL) clinic of… (More)
Correspondence to/ Yazışma Adresi: Yard. Doç. Dr. Tülin Fidan, Atatürk Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Çocuk Psikiyatrisi Anabilim Dalı, 25200 Erzurum, Turkey Phone: +90 442 231 69 53 e.mail: firstname.lastname@example.org doi:10.4170/jaem.2009.96658 Tülin Fidan1, İsmet Kırpınar2 1Department of Child Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey 2… (More)
Although the differential diagnosis of hemoptysis is extensive, consideration of a factitious cause is rarely contemplated. Factitious hemoptysis is uncommon in children. We report a dramatic case of factitious hemoptysis in a 12-year-old girl. The features of Munchausen's syndrome are also reviewed.