Zeynep Goker

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Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder of childhood. The etiopathogeny of ADHD has not been totally defined. Recent reports have suggested a pathophysiological role of neurotrophins in ADHD. In this study, we evaluated serum levels of nerve growth factor (NGF) in patients with ADHD. The sample(More)
OBJECTIVE Numerous factors, including genetic, neurobiological, neurochemical, and psychological factors, are thought to be involved in the development of anxiety disorders. The latest findings show that the pathophysiology of anxiety disorders might be associated with oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation; however, no studies have so far investigated(More)
We aimed to determine the prevalence, pattern of use, parental sources of information and adverse effects of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in children with epilepsy. Parents of children with epilepsy (n=305; mean age: 8.3±4.3 years) were interviewed with structured open and close-ended questionnaire. Patients were divided in two groups, CAM(More)
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity of core symptoms, affect‐ ing 3-10% of school age children, as well as 4% of adults. Quality of Life (QoL) is an individual perception in regard to his/her position in life, in the context of culture and value systems(More)
BACKGROUND Anxiety disorders are common in children and adolescents, and they can significantly impair quality of life. Genetic, neurobiological, neurochemical, and psychological factors are believed to play a role in the etiopathogenesis of anxiety disorders. Recent evidence suggests that the pathophysiology of anxiety disorders may be associated with(More)
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most frequently occurring neuropsychiatric disorder in childhood with an etiology that is not fully understood. A number of reviews that have addressed the neurobiology of ADHD have focused on imaging and genetics. Relatively little attention has been given to factors/mechanisms involved in the brain(More)
Amaç: Dikkat eksikliği ve hiperaktivite bozukluğu (DEHB) nedeniyle metilfenidat kullanan hastalarda nadiren kardiyovasküler yan etkiler görülebilmektedir. Bu çalışmada, DEHB’li hastalarda metilfenidatın kardiovasküler sistem üzerine etkilerininin araştırılması planlandı. Yöntem: Mayıs 2011-Mayıs 2012 tarihleri arasında DEHB tanısı ile metilfenidat tedavisi(More)
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