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Ivana Kekin
University Hospital Centre Zagreb
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#1Martina Rojnic Kuzman (University Hospital Centre Zagreb)H-Index: 12
Last.Nada Bozina (University Hospital Centre Zagreb)H-Index: 11
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Abstract Introduction We analyzed the association of cannabinoid receptor CNR1 genotypes with changes in neurocognitive performance in patients with first-episode psychosis (FEP) after 18 months of treatment. Our secondary aim was to analyze the association of CNR1 genotypes with changes of perceived levels of stress. Methods We enrolled a sample of 159 patients with FEP from two Croatian psychiatric hospitals between 2014 and 2017. Patients were assessed at baseline and after 18 months. We anal...
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#2Porin MakaricH-Index: 2
Last.Zarko BajicH-Index: 2
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#2Porin MakaricH-Index: 2
Last.Martina Rojnic KuzmanH-Index: 12
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#1Martina Rojnic Kuzman (University Hospital Centre Zagreb)H-Index: 12
Last.Zeljka Vogrinc (University Hospital Centre Zagreb)H-Index: 1
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Antipsychotic-induced weight gain and metabolic abnormalities are one of the major challenges in the treatment of psychosis, contributing to the morbidity, mortality and treatment non-adherence. Different approaches were used to counteract these side effects but showed only limited or short-term effects. This study aims to analyze the effects of a long-term multimodal treatment program for first episode psychosis on antipsychotic-induced metabolic changes. We enrolled 71 patients with first epis...
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#1Ivana KekinH-Index: 4
#2Dina BošnjakH-Index: 1
Last.Martina Rojnic KuzmanH-Index: 12
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BACKGROUND: Changes in cerebral hemodynamics have been reported in schizophrenia and proposed as underlying the cognitive deficits seen in patients. The objective of our study was to compare changes of the cerebral blood flow velocity (BFV) during neurocognitive tasks between the patients with the first episode of psychosis and healthy controls. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: We recruited 46 patients with the first episode of psychosis (FEP), admitted to the University Hospital Centre Zagreb during 2016-...
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#1Dzmitry Krupchanka ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 6
#2Hind Khalifeh ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 14
Last.Norman SartoriusH-Index: 64
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Purpose There is disregard in the scientific literature for the evaluation of psychiatric in-patient care as rated directly by patients. In this context, we aimed to explore satisfaction of people treated in mental health in-patient facilities. The project was a part of the Young Psychiatrist Program by the Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes.
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