Taner Guvenir

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There is a large population of Turkish-speaking migrants living in London, many of whom are refugees (Enneli, Modood, & Bradley, 2005). Primary care and secondary mental health services have consistently reported poor continuity of care among patients from this community. The aim of this study was to explore the possible interconnection of causal(More)
Aims. Turkey has the youngest population in Europe with about 25 million people aged below 19 years and Turkish-speaking people comprise the biggest migrant group in Europe with 2.5 million people dispersed in different countries, but conducting epidemiologic surveys on Turkish people is challenging due to the lack of a suitable diagnostic tool. The(More)
The aim of this study is to demonstrate the feedback and the satisfaction levels of the adolescents and their parents who received treatment in the newly opened inpatient unit. The results of the questionnaire evaluating the quality of the mental health service provided by the inpatient unit were examined retrospectively. The participants were the(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether mothers, with no known biological reason to account for elevated breast milk sodium (BMS) and associated hypernatremic dehydration (HND) in their exclusively breastfed infants, have more adverse psychosocial characteristics compared with controls. METHODS Design is prospective case-control. Mothers of 21 term infants(More)
There are various evidences of the role of nitric oxide (NO) in several neuropsychiatric disorders. However, there is no clinical study which investigated the role of NO in disruptive behavioral disorders (DBD). The aim of this study is to investigate the relation between NO levels and DBD. NO levels were measured in serum from 45 patients diagnosed as(More)
In this paper, we introduce an adolescent suffering from a rare form of self-mutilation, "self-bloodletting", and discuss dynamics of this maladaptive behavior. Deliberate bloodletting is a rare, but not unheard of, form of self-mutilation associated with eating and personality disorders. Although there are already several case reports in the adult(More)
In this article, our aim was to share our clinical experience regarding the effectiveness and the side effects of amisulpride treatment in adolescent cases. We reviewed all the cases who had amisulpride treatment during their stay in a newly opened in-patient unit, and three female cases who had undergone amisulpride treatment. We observed that the drug was(More)
  • Canem Kavurma, Fatma Varol Tas, +4 authors Taner Guvenir
  • Psychiatry research
  • 2017
The aim of this study was to compare serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels between adolescents that harm themselves, those that receive psychiatric treatment but do not harm themselves, healthy adolescents, and childhood traumas and to investigate the relationship between traumatic experiences and serum BDNF levels. The cases were divided(More)
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