Adomas Bunevicius

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Decreased physical effort, fatigue, and mental distress in patients with coronary artery disease: importance of personality-related differences
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Vydūno al 4, 00135, Palanga, Lithuania
    Int J Behav Med 21:240-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Ischemic stroke functional outcomes are independently associated with C-reactive protein concentrations and cognitive outcomes with triiodothyronine concentrations: a pilot study
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Vydūno al 4, 00135, Palanga, Lithuania
    Endocrine 45:213-20. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of health-related quality of life in neurosurgical brain tumor patients: focus on patient-centered perspective
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Laboratory of Clinical Research, Institute of Neurosciences, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 156:367-74. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Type D (distressed) personality and its assessment with the DS14 in Lithuanian patients with coronary artery disease
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7175, Medical School Wing D, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:1242-51. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Screening for psychological distress in neurosurgical brain tumor patients using the Patient Health Questionnaire-2
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Psychooncology 22:1895-900. 2013
  6. pmc Screening for anxiety disorders in patients with coronary artery disease
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:37. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of health-related quality of life in Lithuanian brain tumor patients using the EORTC brain cancer module
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 48:588-94. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of depressive symptoms in patients with coronary artery disease using the Montgomery Åsberg Depression Rating Scale
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 27:249-55. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Specific fatigue-related items in self-rating depression scales do not bias an association between depression and fatigue in patients with coronary artery disease
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:527-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression and anxiety disorders in primary care patients
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Depress Anxiety 24:455-60. 2007

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Decreased physical effort, fatigue, and mental distress in patients with coronary artery disease: importance of personality-related differences
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Vydūno al 4, 00135, Palanga, Lithuania
    Int J Behav Med 21:240-7. 2014
    ..Identification of cardio-toxic psychological symptoms in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients is important...
  2. doi request reprint Ischemic stroke functional outcomes are independently associated with C-reactive protein concentrations and cognitive outcomes with triiodothyronine concentrations: a pilot study
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Vydūno al 4, 00135, Palanga, Lithuania
    Endocrine 45:213-20. 2014
    ..T3 and CRP can be important biomarkers in patients with acute ischemic stroke. ..
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of health-related quality of life in neurosurgical brain tumor patients: focus on patient-centered perspective
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Laboratory of Clinical Research, Institute of Neurosciences, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 156:367-74. 2014
    ..We evaluated the association of personality traits, clinical factors, psychological distress symptoms, and cognitive state with HRQoL in BT patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Type D (distressed) personality and its assessment with the DS14 in Lithuanian patients with coronary artery disease
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7175, Medical School Wing D, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    J Health Psychol 18:1242-51. 2013
    ..01-17.36) and a fivefold increased odds of anxiety (95% confidence interval = 3.47-7.97). These findings support the validity of the Type D construct in Lithuania. ..
  5. doi request reprint Screening for psychological distress in neurosurgical brain tumor patients using the Patient Health Questionnaire-2
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Psychooncology 22:1895-900. 2013
    ..Psychological distress is highly prevalent but often undiagnosed in brain tumor patients. We evaluated the psychometric properties of the Patient Health Questionnaire-2 (PHQ-2) for screening of distressed neurosurgical brain tumor patients...
  6. pmc Screening for anxiety disorders in patients with coronary artery disease
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:37. 2013
    ..In the present study we evaluated the prevalence of anxiety disorders in patients with CAD and diagnostic utility of self-rating scales for screening of anxiety disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of health-related quality of life in Lithuanian brain tumor patients using the EORTC brain cancer module
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 48:588-94. 2012
    ..CONCLUSIONS. The Lithuanian version of the EORTC-QLQ-BN20 scale has acceptable psychometric properties and can be reliably used for the assessment of HRQoL in brain tumor patients...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of depressive symptoms in patients with coronary artery disease using the Montgomery Åsberg Depression Rating Scale
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 27:249-55. 2012
    ..The association between MADRS and self-rating depression scores is moderate to strong...
  9. doi request reprint Specific fatigue-related items in self-rating depression scales do not bias an association between depression and fatigue in patients with coronary artery disease
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:527-9. 2011
    ..We evaluated if specific fatigue-related questions in self-reported instruments of depression bias an association between fatigue and depression in CAD patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression and anxiety disorders in primary care patients
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Depress Anxiety 24:455-60. 2007
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  11. doi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety and depression in medical students and in humanities students: relationship with big-five personality dimensions and vulnerability to stress
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Institute of the Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:494-501. 2008
    ..To assess the relationship between symptoms of anxiety, symptoms of depression and Big-Five personality dimensions and vulnerability to stress in medical students...
  12. doi request reprint Relationship of fatigue and exercise capacity with emotional and physical state in patients with coronary artery disease admitted for rehabilitation program
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Am Heart J 162:310-6. 2011
    ..The relationship between subjective fatigue, exercise capacity, and symptoms of depression and anxiety in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) needs to be specified...
  13. doi request reprint Fatigue in patients with coronary artery disease: association with thyroid axis hormones and cortisol
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Psychosom Med 74:848-53. 2012
    ..In people with coronary artery disease, the association between endocrine measures and fatigue is not well understood. We evaluated possible associations of fatigue and exercise capacity with function of adrenal axis and thyroid axis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Brain lesions manifesting as psychiatric disorders: eight cases
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Kaunas University of Medicine, Palanga, Lithuania
    CNS Spectr 13:950-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, neuroimaging studies are needed when atypical changes in mental status or neurologic symptoms and signs develop...
  15. doi request reprint The association of thyroid immunity with blood pressure and body mass index in primary care patients
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Kaunas University of Medicine, Palanga, Lithuania
    Endocr Res 33:93-103. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association of thyroid immunity with cardiovascular symptoms and body mass index (BMI)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Lithuanian version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Mokyklos 4, 53216 Garliava, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 45:544-8. 2009
    ..83, sensitivity of 92%, and specificity of 73%. CONCLUSIONS. The EPDS has a good reliability as a screening instrument, and a cutoff score of 7 and more has to be used in screening for postpartum depressive disorders...
  17. doi request reprint Screening for antenatal depression with the Edinburgh Depression Scale
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Institute of Physiology and Rehabilitation, Kaunas University of Medicine, LT 00135 Palanga, Lithuania
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:238-43. 2009
    ..The EPDS is a reliable instrument for repeated evaluations of depressive symptoms during pregnancy. It has a good sensitivity and specificity for detecting antenatal MDD with optimal cutoff of 11/12 or higher...
  18. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of self-rating scales for screening of depression in coronary artery disease patients
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    J Psychosom Res 72:22-5. 2012
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  19. pmc Hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis function in women with a menstrually related mood disorder: association with histories of sexual abuse
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    Psychosom Med 74:810-6. 2012
    ..In the present study, we sought to extend that work by examining the association of an SA history with HPT-axis disturbance in both women with MRMD and women without MRMD...
  20. doi request reprint Depressive disorder and thyroid axis functioning during pregnancy
    Robertas Bunevicius
    Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Kaunas University of Medicine, LT 00135 Palanga, Lithuania
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:324-9. 2009
    ..Depression and thyroid dysfunction are prevalent in women, including pregnant women. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between depression and thyroid function during pregnancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mood and thyroid immunity assessed by ultrasonographic imaging in a primary health care
    Robertas Bunevicius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    J Affect Disord 97:85-90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of thyroid immunity, evident by hypo-echoic thyroid ultrasound pattern, on prevalence of depression and anxiety in a primary care setting...
  22. doi request reprint Low triiodothyronine syndrome as a predictor of poor outcomes in patients undergoing brain tumor surgery: a pilot study: clinical article
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
    J Neurosurg 118:1279-87. 2013
    ..The authors investigated, in patients undergoing brain tumor surgery, the direct association of a perioperative low T3 syndrome with clinical outcomes and also with symptoms of depression and anxiety...
  23. doi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors for depression during pregnancy
    Robertas Bunevicius
    Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Kaunas University of Medicine, Palanga, Lithuania
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:599-605. 2009
    ..To assess the prevalence of antenatal depressive disorder in different trimesters and to evaluate the relation of psychosocial risk factors to antenatal depressive disorder...
  24. pmc The association of migraine with menstrually related mood disorders and childhood sexual abuse
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:871-6. 2013
    ..We examined the association of migraine, including migraine with aura (MA), and history of MRMD or CSA...
  25. ncbi request reprint Extended pterional approach for initial surgical management of craniopharyngiomas: a case series
    Arimantas Tamasauskas
    Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Turk Neurosurg 24:174-83. 2014
    ..Treatment of craniopharyngiomas remains challenging. The aim of this study was to evaluate results of initial surgical management of craniopharyngiomas via the extended pterional approach. MATERIAL and..
  26. doi request reprint Factors affecting the presence of depression, anxiety disorders, and suicidal ideation in patients attending primary health care service in Lithuania
    Robertas Bunevicius
    Behavioral Medicine Institute of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Palanga, Lithuania
    Scand J Prim Health Care 32:24-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to establish prevalence, recognition, and risk factors for mental disorders and suicidal ideation in PC patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Introduction of novel semiquantitative evaluation of (99m)Tc-MIBI SPECT before and after treatment of glioma
    Vytenis Pranas Deltuva
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 48:15-21. 2012
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  28. ncbi request reprint Beta-adrenergic receptor mechanisms and pain sensitivity in women with menstrually related mood disorders
    Adomas Bunevicius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J Pain 14:1349-60. 2013
    ..This study provides the first evidence for a role of β-AR mechanisms in the hyperalgesia and clinical pain experienced by women with MRMDs...
  29. doi request reprint Transsphenoidal surgery for microprolactinomas in women: results and prognosis
    Arimantas Tamasauskas
    Laboratory of Neurooncology and Genetics, Institute of Neurosciences, Eiveniu g 4, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1889-93. 2012
    ..However, DA therapy may be poorly tolerated by some patients, and therefore some patients continue to prefer surgery over DA therapy...
  30. doi request reprint Depression but not anxiety is associated with metabolic syndrome in primary care based community sample
    Jūrate Butnoriene
    Department and Institute of Endocrinology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 40:269-76. 2014
    ..Data on the association between anxiety and MetS remain mixed. In a large primary care based community sample we investigated an association of depressive and anxiety disorders and symptoms with MetS...