J Peuskens

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint How are we assessing functioning in schizophrenia? A need for a consensus approach
    J Peuskens
    Center K U Leuven, University Psychiatric, campus Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 27:391-5. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Metabolic control in patients with schizophrenia treated with amisulpride or olanzapine
    Joseph Peuskens
    UPC Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:145-52. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Introduction to sertindole in clinical practice
    Joseph Peuskens
    Universitair Centrum St Jozef, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    CNS Drugs 18:1-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of resolution criteria in patients with schizophrenia treated with olanzapine for an acute psychotic episode
    Joseph Peuskens
    Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus St Jozef Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Res 95:169-73. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia
    Joseph Peuskens
    Department of Psychiatry, University Center St Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Clin Ther 27:S25-37. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Amisulpride improves depressive symptoms in acute exacerbations of schizophrenia: comparison with haloperidol and risperidone
    J Peuskens
    Psychiatrisch Instituut, Universitair Centrum Sint Jozef, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 12:305-10. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Belgian Schizophrenia Outcome Survey - results of a 2-year naturalistic study in patients stabilised on monotherapy with olanzapine, risperidone or haloperidol
    J Peuskens
    Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus St Jozef Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 24:154-63. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Guidelines for screening and monitoring of cardiometabolic risk in schizophrenia: systematic evaluation
    M De Hert
    University Psychiatric Centre, KU Leuven, campus Kortenberg Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 199:99-105. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint [Body-directed techniques on psychomotor therapy for people with schizophrenia: a review of the literature]
    D Vancampfort
    UPC KULeuven, campus Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgie
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 53:531-41. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Screening for diabetes and other metabolic abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: evaluation of incidence and screening methods
    Ruud van Winkel
    University Psychiatric Center, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1493-500. 2006

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Publications66

  1. doi request reprint How are we assessing functioning in schizophrenia? A need for a consensus approach
    J Peuskens
    Center K U Leuven, University Psychiatric, campus Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 27:391-5. 2012
    ..Several instruments were tested in different settings throughout Europe (EGOFORS initiative), including two new questionnaires (FROGS, PSRS), to provide directions on domains to be assessed and tools to be used...
  2. ncbi request reprint Metabolic control in patients with schizophrenia treated with amisulpride or olanzapine
    Joseph Peuskens
    UPC Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:145-52. 2007
    ..This should be taken into account in assessing risk-benefit of treatment options in schizophrenia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Introduction to sertindole in clinical practice
    Joseph Peuskens
    Universitair Centrum St Jozef, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    CNS Drugs 18:1-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of resolution criteria in patients with schizophrenia treated with olanzapine for an acute psychotic episode
    Joseph Peuskens
    Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus St Jozef Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Res 95:169-73. 2007
    ..Analysis of a 6-week open label study with olanzapine 5-20 mg in 306 patients with acute exacerbation, shows resolution to be a clinically meaningful measure and an achievable outcome for treatment of acute psychosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia
    Joseph Peuskens
    Department of Psychiatry, University Center St Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Clin Ther 27:S25-37. 2005
    ..However, it is only recently that cognitive dysfunction has been recognized as a primary and enduring core deficit in schizophrenia (rather than the previous focus on positive and negative symptoms)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Amisulpride improves depressive symptoms in acute exacerbations of schizophrenia: comparison with haloperidol and risperidone
    J Peuskens
    Psychiatrisch Instituut, Universitair Centrum Sint Jozef, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 12:305-10. 2002
    ..001). This significant advantage in favour of amisulpride is seen from the 2nd week of treatment...
  7. doi request reprint Belgian Schizophrenia Outcome Survey - results of a 2-year naturalistic study in patients stabilised on monotherapy with olanzapine, risperidone or haloperidol
    J Peuskens
    Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus St Jozef Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 24:154-63. 2009
    ..This Schizophrenia Outcome Survey compared medical costs, psychopathology and adverse events in outpatients for 2 years following hospitalisation for an acute schizophrenic episode...
  8. doi request reprint Guidelines for screening and monitoring of cardiometabolic risk in schizophrenia: systematic evaluation
    M De Hert
    University Psychiatric Centre, KU Leuven, campus Kortenberg Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 199:99-105. 2011
    ..Metabolic and cardiovascular health problems have become a major focus for clinical care and research in schizophrenia...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Body-directed techniques on psychomotor therapy for people with schizophrenia: a review of the literature]
    D Vancampfort
    UPC KULeuven, campus Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgie
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 53:531-41. 2011
    ..Patients with schizophrenia frequently undergo a disturbance of body experience. This can occur during an acute psychotic phase or during a period of remission...
  10. ncbi request reprint Screening for diabetes and other metabolic abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: evaluation of incidence and screening methods
    Ruud van Winkel
    University Psychiatric Center, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1493-500. 2006
    ..To assess the diagnostic properties of 2 different screening guidelines for the detection of diabetes in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia...
  11. doi request reprint Evaluation of the association between insight and symptoms in a large sample of patients with schizophrenia
    M A F De Hert
    University Psychiatric Centre, Catholic University Leuven campus Kortenberg, Leuvense Steenweg 517, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 24:507-12. 2009
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine the association of insight into the illness with demographic variables and symptomatology in a sample of 1213 patients with schizophrenia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Switching approach in the management of schizophrenia patients
    J Peuskens
    University Centre St Jozef Kortenberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 15:S15-9. 2000
    ..Furthermore, the highly selective affinity of amisulpride for dopaminergic receptors with its lack of interference with other neurotransmitter systems facilitates the change in treatment...
  13. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of ultra-brief bifrontal and unilateral electroconvulsive therapy for major depression: cognitive side-effects
    P Sienaert
    ECT Department, University Psychiatric Center, Catholic University of Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 122:60-7. 2010
    ..The cognitive side-effects of bifrontal (BF) and right unilateral (UL) ultra-brief pulse (0.3 ms) electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) were compared, in the treatment of patients with a depressive episode...
  14. doi request reprint A prospective, multicentre, open-label study to evaluate the effectiveness of aripiprazole in the treatment of a broad range of patients with schizophrenia
    J Peuskens
    Universitair Centrum Sint Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 27:506-12. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of 12-week treatment with aripiprazole in a broad range of patients suffering from schizophrenia by using a variety of physicians, caregivers and patients scales...
  15. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of ultra-brief bifrontal and unilateral electroconvulsive therapy for major depression: clinical efficacy
    P Sienaert
    ECT Department, University Psychiatric Center Catholic University of Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 116:106-12. 2009
    ..It has been suggested that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) with an ultra-brief pulse width in combination with a bilateral electrode placement has diminished antidepressive efficacy, as compared to unilateral ultra-brief pulse ECT...
  16. ncbi request reprint The European sertindole safety and exposure survey: a follow-up study of 8600 patients
    Joseph Peuskens
    University Psychiatric Centre, Campus St Jozef Kortenberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:804-11. 2007
    ..A regulatory signal suggested that sertindole was associated with a 10-fold increased risk of death. This observational study aimed to identify deaths and their causes in patients treated with sertindole...
  17. ncbi request reprint The association between cognition and functional outcome in first-episode patients with schizophrenia: mystery resolved?
    R van Winkel
    University Psychiatric Center Catholic University Leuven, Leuvensesteenweg, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:119-24. 2007
    ..The presence of a prospective association between cognition and functional outcome in first episode patients with schizophrenia is much debated...
  18. doi request reprint State anxiety and subjective well-being responses to acute bouts of aerobic exercise in patients with depressive and anxiety disorders
    J Knapen
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Sports Med 43:756-9. 2009
    ..In addition, the potential impact of heart rate feedback was assessed...
  19. doi request reprint Physical health management in psychiatric settings
    M De Hert
    University Psychiatric Center, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, B 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 25:S22-8. 2010
    ..This paper describes the practical aspects of this monitoring protocol and the results obtained 4 years after its implementation...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Glucose abnormalities in a 14-year old patient treated with a second generation antipsychotic]
    K Lauwers
    Universitair Centrum St Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgie
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 48:331-5. 2006
    ..It is particularly important that children with additional risk factors are closely monitored...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for suicide in young people suffering from schizophrenia: a long-term follow-up study
    M De Hert
    University Centre St Jozef, Leuvensesteenweg 517, B 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Res 47:127-34. 2001
    ..3) and a daily activity (OR 4.2) were protective factors. Identified risk factors could help clinicians to target high-risk patients and form the basis for interventions aimed at reducing suicide...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Clinical assessment of the ultra high risk of developing a a psychotic disorder; review and critical reflection]
    K Lacluyse
    Universitair Psychiatrisch, Centrum K U Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgie
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 53:153-62. 2011
    ..Since the first psychotic episode is often preceded by a period of non-specific symptoms and functional decline, it could be worthwhile investigating whether this early phase can be detected...
  23. doi request reprint The prevention of deep venous thrombosis in physically restrained patients with schizophrenia
    M De Hert
    University Psychiatric Center Catholic University, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Int J Clin Pract 64:1109-15. 2010
    ..Physical restraint and seclusion are associated with several risks. Antipsychotic drug use increases this risk...
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes and the metabolic syndrome in a sample of patients with bipolar disorder
    Ruud van Winkel
    University Psychiatric Center Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Bipolar Disord 10:342-8. 2008
    ..There are limited data on the prevalence of the metabolic abnormalities in disorders other than schizophrenia in which antipsychotic medication is part of routine treatment...
  25. doi request reprint The Sertindole Cohort Prospective (SCoP) study: rationale, design and methodology
    Joseph Peuskens
    Department of Psychiatry, Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum KULeuven, Campus St Jozef Kortenberg, Belgium
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:425-33. 2008
    ..To describe the rationale and methodology of the Sertindole Cohort Prospective (SCoP) study...
  26. doi request reprint Typical and atypical antipsychotics differentially affect long-term incidence rates of the metabolic syndrome in first-episode patients with schizophrenia: a retrospective chart review
    Marc De Hert
    University Psychiatric Center Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuvense Steenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Res 101:295-303. 2008
    ..There are limited data on the prevalence of MetS in patients with schizophrenia at the onset of the disorder and specifically no data on patients treated in the era when only first-generation antipsychotics were available...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric diagnosis as an independent risk factor for metabolic disturbances: results from a comprehensive, naturalistic screening program
    Ruud van Winkel
    University Psychiatric Center Catholic University Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1319-27. 2008
    ..Unconfounded differences in inherent vulnerability to metabolic disturbance may be hypothesized for different diagnostic groups with severe mental illness...
  28. doi request reprint Predictors of patient satisfaction after ultrabrief bifrontal and unilateral electroconvulsive therapies for major depression
    Pascal A Sienaert
    ECT Department and Department of Mood Disorders, University Psychiatric Center, Catholic University of Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J ECT 26:55-9. 2010
    ..To assess patient satisfaction after ultrabrief electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)...
  29. doi request reprint Ultra-brief pulse ECT in bipolar and unipolar depressive disorder: differences in speed of response
    Pascal Sienaert
    ECT Department, University Psychiatric Center, Catholic University Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg 517, Kortenberg 3070, Belgium
    Bipolar Disord 11:418-24. 2009
    ..In this study, response and speed of response of patients with unipolar and bipolar depression treated with ultra-brief pulse ECT were compared...
  30. doi request reprint Long-term symptomatic remission of schizophrenia with once-daily extended release quetiapine fumarate: post-hoc analysis of data from a randomized withdrawal, placebo-controlled study
    Joseph Peuskens
    Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum ku Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 25:183-7. 2010
    ..Once-daily quetiapine XR was effective in preserving symptomatic remission in the longer-term treatment of patients with schizophrenia...
  31. doi request reprint Considering a frame of reference for physical activity research related to the cardiometabolic risk profile in schizophrenia
    Davy Vancampfort
    University Psychiatric Center, Catholic University Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 177:271-9. 2010
    ..More research is needed to assist in the practical development of effective evidence-based preventive and curative strategies in psychiatric services for metabolic syndrome in persons with schizophrenia...
  32. pmc Prevalence and severity of antipsychotic related constipation in patients with schizophrenia: a retrospective descriptive study
    Marc De Hert
    University Psychiatric Centre Catholic University Louvain, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:17. 2011
    ..They also have a number of side-effects. Constipation is thought to be common, and a potential serious side-effect, which has received little attention in recent literature...
  33. doi request reprint Uneventful electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with dopa-responsive dystonia (Segawa syndrome)
    Pascal Sienaert
    ECT Department, University Psychiatric Center, Catholic University of Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J ECT 25:284-6. 2009
    ..The Segawa syndrome is an autosomal dominant form of guanosine triphosphate cyclohydrolase deficiency, resulting in decreased dopamine and serotonin levels, typically presenting as a dopa-responsive dystonia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Anticonvulsants during electroconvulsive therapy: review and recommendations
    Pascal Sienaert
    Electroconvulsive Therapy Department and Department of Mood Disorders, University Psychiatric Center Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Leuvensesteenweg, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J ECT 23:120-3. 2007
    ..To review the literature on the concurrent use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and anticonvulsant drugs (AC) and to provide recommendations to guide clinical practice...
  35. ncbi request reprint Major changes in glucose metabolism, including new-onset diabetes, within 3 months after initiation of or switch to atypical antipsychotic medication in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Ruud van Winkel
    University Psychiatric Center, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:472-9. 2008
    ..To investigate 3-month changes in glucose metabolism in a naturalistic sample of patients with schizophrenia newly started on or switched to specific atypical antipsychotic medication therapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia treated with antipsychotic medication
    Marc A De Hert
    University Center St Jozef, Catholic University Louvain, Leuvense Steenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Res 83:87-93. 2006
    ..The presence of the metabolic syndrome is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. There are limited data on the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in European patients suffering from schizophrenia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Rapid remission of severe tardive dyskinesia and tardive dystonia with quetiapine
    Filip Bouckaert
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, University Psychiatric Hospital, St Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:287-8. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy: an effective therapy of medication-resistant bipolar disorder
    Pascal Sienaert
    ECT Department and Department of Mood Disorders, University Centre Sint Josef, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Bipolar Disord 8:304-6. 2006
    ..We found ECT to be effective in providing functionality for a patient when various medications had failed...
  39. pmc A case series: evaluation of the metabolic safety of aripiprazole
    Marc De Hert
    University Psychiatric Center Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuvense Steenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Bull 33:823-30. 2007
    ..The MetS was reversed in 50% of patients at 3 months follow-up. Our results support the reversibility of recent onset diabetes on antipsychotic medication when detected early and followed by a switch to aripiprazole...
  40. ncbi request reprint Body weight and self-esteem in patients with schizophrenia evaluated with B-WISE
    Marc De Hert
    University Psychiatric Center Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuvense Steenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Res 88:222-6. 2006
    ..The second objective was to explore the association of B-WISE scores with the metabolic syndrome and glucose abnormalities...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical effectiveness in adults with chronic schizophrenia
    Joseph Peuskens
    Universitair Centrum St Jozef, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Leuvensesteenweg 517 B 3070, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 14:S453-9. 2004
    ..As with all atypical antipsychotics, the key to clinical effectiveness is appropriate dosing. Data from recent studies suggest that an appropriate target dose for quetiapine for many adults with schizophrenia is 600 mg/day...
  42. ncbi request reprint Treatment with rosuvastatin for severe dyslipidemia in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Marc De Hert
    University Psychiatric Center, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1889-96. 2006
    ..Use of lipid-lowering drugs such as statins is recommended when lifestyle changes are not sufficient to reach the LDL goal. The efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin treatment were evaluated in schizophrenic patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Remission criteria for schizophrenia: evaluation in a large naturalistic cohort
    Marc De Hert
    University Psychiatric Centre Catholic University Louvain, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Res 92:68-73. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, about the added value of the time criterion in addition to the cross-sectional severity criterion...
  44. ncbi request reprint Remission of tardive dystonia (blepharospasm) after electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with treatment-refractory schizophrenia
    Pascal Sienaert
    ECT Department, University Center Sint Jozef, Catholic University of Leuven, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J ECT 21:132-4. 2005
    ..Blepharospasm remitted after a course of electroconvulsive therapy. Remission was sustained until 3 months after stopping maintenance electroconvulsive therapy...
  45. doi request reprint Effects of cannabis use on age at onset in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Marc De Hert
    University Psychiatric Centre Catholic University Leuven campus Kortenberg, Leuvense Steenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Schizophr Res 126:270-6. 2011
    ..Cannabis use may decrease age at onset in both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, given the evidence for substantial phenotypic and genetic overlap between both disorders...
  46. ncbi request reprint Fast psychomotor functioning in anorexia nervosa: effect of weight restoration
    Guido Pieters
    Behaviour Therapy Department, University Centre St Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:931-42. 2005
    ..The finding of a consistent pattern of shorter reaction and drawing times in AN patients before and after weight restoration is compatible with a personality characteristic of perfectionism and overachievement in AN patients...
  47. doi request reprint Overgeneral memory predicts stability of short-term outcome of electroconvulsive therapy for depression
    Filip Raes
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J ECT 24:81-3. 2008
    ..To investigate the predictive value of overgeneral memory (OGM) for outcome of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for depression...
  48. ncbi request reprint Fast psychomotor functioning in underweight anorexia nervosa patients
    Guido Pieters
    Behavior Therapy Department, UC St Jozef, Leuvensesteenweg 517, B3070, Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Psychiatr Res 37:501-8. 2003
    ..e. impaired attention) in these patients. The differences seem to be related to cognitive factors more than to motor (executive) components...
  49. doi request reprint Second-generation antipsychotics and constipation: a review of the literature
    M De Hert
    University Psychiatric Centre, campus Kortenberg, Catholic University Louvain, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 26:34-44. 2011
    ..Active screening, monitoring and treatment are recommended. Further research on incidence, prevalence, underlying mechanisms and preventive measures is required...
  50. ncbi request reprint A study of the family burden of 150 family members of schizophrenic patients
    B Lowyck
    Universitair Centrum St Jozef, Catholic University Louvain, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 19:395-401. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, to date there has been little consensus as to what factors influence the FB. The purpose of this study is to acquire a greater insight into the variables that influence the FB...
  51. ncbi request reprint Switching to amisulpride
    J Peuskens
    The Catholic University of Leuven, University Centre St Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 18:s23-8. 2002
    ..Amisulpride treatment also results in improved quality of life and social functioning in addition to fewer relapses and days of hospitalisation during long-term follow-up...
  52. ncbi request reprint Psychomotor performance and sequence planning in anorexia nervosa before and after weight restoration
    G Pieters
    University Center St Jozef, B 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    Eat Weight Disord 11:154-62. 2006
    ..In the study of psychomotor performance in anorexia nervosa (AN), motor control has not been studied extensively. The present study explores sequence planning in a sample of AN patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparison of changes in physical self-concept, global self-esteem, depression and anxiety following two different psychomotor therapy programs in nonpsychotic psychiatric inpatients
    Jan Knapen
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychother Psychosom 74:353-61. 2005
    ..The second objective was to study the relationship between changes in these variables...
  54. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in Belgium: a nationwide survey on the practice of electroconvulsive therapy
    P Sienaert
    ECT Department, Center Sint Jozef, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 90:67-71. 2006
    ..To review and describe the practice of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Belgium...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sleep variables in anorexia nervosa: evolution with weight restoration
    Guido Pieters
    Department of Behavior Therapy, University Centre St Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Int J Eat Disord 35:342-7. 2004
    ..Studies on sleep patterns in anorexia nervosa (AN) have yielded inconsistent results. Therefore, we have studied the evolution of subjective and objective sleep characteristics in AN patients before and after weight restoration...
  56. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of cognitive and motor aspects in a digit symbol substitution test in Anorexia nervosa patients, before and after weight restoration
    Guido Pieters
    Behaviour Therapy Department, UC St Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium
    Psychopathology 37:227-32. 2004
    ..These differences persisted with weight restoration...
  57. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, randomised comparative trial of amisulpride versus olanzapine in the treatment of schizophrenia: short-term results at two months
    Stephen Martin
    Alzheimer Disease Research Unit, McGill Centre for Studies in Aging, Verdun, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Med Res Opin 18:355-62. 2002
    ..To compare the efficacy and safety of the atypical antipsychotics amisulpride and olanzapine in the treatment of acute psychotic exacerbations of schizophrenia...
  58. ncbi request reprint Amisulpride vs. risperidone in chronic schizophrenia: results of a 6-month double-blind study
    Daniel Sechter
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Jacques Hospital, 2 Place Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:1071-81. 2002
    ..Both treatments were well tolerated and had a similar low incidence of extrapyramidal symptoms; however, amisulpride was associated with less weight gain and endocrine/sexual symptoms...
  59. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of severe dyslipidaemia in patients with schizophrenia
    Linda Hanssens
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders CHU Sart Tilman, University Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:43-9. 2007
    ..Statins proved effective in the management of dyslipidaemia in patients with schizophrenia treated with antipsychotics. More complex treatment may be required for associated metabolic disturbances...
  60. ncbi request reprint Remission in schizophrenia: applying recent consensus criteria to refine the concept
    Robert A Lasser
    Neuliance, 12 Penns Trail, Suite 113 Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Schizophr Res 96:223-31. 2007
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  61. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, randomized comparative trial of amisulpride versus olanzapine for 6 months in the treatment of schizophrenia
    Ann Mortimer
    University of Hull, Hull, UK
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:63-9. 2004
    ..1% and 3.9 kg) than in the amisulpride group (20.6% and 1.6 kg). The efficacy of amisulpride is not inferior to that of olanzapine in the treatment of acute schizophrenia. The side-effect profile of the two drugs differed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Reversibility of antipsychotic treatment-related diabetes in patients with schizophrenia: a case series of switching to aripiprazole
    Marc De Hert
    Diabetes Care 29:2329-30. 2006
  63. doi request reprint Effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder: an open randomised clinical trial
    Rene S Kahn
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:1085-97. 2008
    ..We aimed to compare the effectiveness of second-generation antipsychotic drugs with that of a low dose of haloperidol, in first-episode schizophrenia...
  64. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) to screen for diabetes in patients with schizophrenia
    Linda Hanssens
    Schizophr Res 85:296-7. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint Long-acting risperidone compared with oral olanzapine and haloperidol depot in schizophrenia: a Belgian cost-effectiveness analysis
    Diana De Graeve
    Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:35-47. 2005
    ..Long-acting risperidone appears to represent a favourable first-line strategy for patients with schizophrenia requiring long-term maintenance treatment...
  66. ncbi request reprint Action monitoring and perfectionism in anorexia nervosa
    Guido L M Pieters
    Behaviour Therapy Department, University Psychiatric Centre Catholic University Leuvan, Kortenberg B 3070, Belgium
    Brain Cogn 63:42-50. 2007
    ..These seemingly contradictory outcomes of improved performance and reduced error monitoring are discussed in relation with indications of anterior cingulate cortex hypoactivity in anorexia nervosa patients...