Yilmaz Bayik

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OBJECTIVES This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of lidocaine iontophoresis for inactivation of trigger points (TrPs) in the treatment of myofascial pain syndrome (MPS). METHODS Fifty-eight trigger points (cervical and/or periscapular regions) in 18 female and 2 male patients with MPS were randomly assigned to two groups. These groups were treated(More)
Low cholesterol levels have been reported in patients with manic episodes. Leptin seems to be strongly associated with lipid metabolism. In the present study, therefore, serum total cholesterol and leptin levels were compared in 16 patients with manic episodes, 16 with bipolar I disorder in full remission and 16 healthy controls. The serum total cholesterol(More)
In this study, we aimed to describe the social and clinical characteristics and offense details in a sample of people with schizophrenia convicted of homicide in the eastern region of Turkey. This study was performed in Elazig Mental Hospital between November 2004 and May 2007. We included 43 men and 6 women with schizophrenia convicted of homicide who were(More)
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