Darko Marcinko

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Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder comorbidity in suicidal patients: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:386-90. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Mentalization and psychopharmacotherapy in patients with personality and eating disorders
    Darko Marcinko
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:320-3. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum lipid levels and suicidality among male patients with schizoaffective disorder
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:193-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of cholesterol and socio-demographic parameters with suicidality in the male patients with schizophrenia
    Darko Marcinko
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:390-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants and suicidality: the basis of controversies
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 19:238-40. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Countertransference in the therapy of suicidal patients - an important part of integrative treatment
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:402-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin and serum cholesterol concentrations in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients with a first episode of psychosis
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 150:105-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Suicidality among veterans suffering from chronic PTSD treated at Center for Crisis Intervention, Zagreb University Hospital Center]
    Darko Marcinko
    Klinika za psihijatriju, Klinictki bolnicki centar Zagreb, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 60:335-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint [Psychiatric comorbidity in veterans with chronic PTSD treated at Center for Crisis Intervention, Zagreb University Hospital Center]
    Darko Marcinko
    Klinika za psihijatriju, Klinicki bolnicki centar Zagreb, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 60:331-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Compulsive buying and binge eating disorder--a case vignettes
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1542-4. 2006

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder comorbidity in suicidal patients: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:386-90. 2009
    ..Effective medication management reduces the overall suffering of the patient and enables to make greater use of psychotherapeutic interventions which is very important for BPD patients with BD comorbidity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mentalization and psychopharmacotherapy in patients with personality and eating disorders
    Darko Marcinko
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:320-3. 2013
    ..This paper discusses the meaning and clinical applications of the mentalizing related to psychopharmacotherapy for personality and eating disorders patients, including suicidality. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum lipid levels and suicidality among male patients with schizoaffective disorder
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:193-6. 2008
    ..05). Duration of the illness was significantly (p<0.05) shorter in suicidal patients. Suicidal patients also had a significantly higher score on HDRS-17 (p<0.001) and PANSS (p<0.01) compared to non-suicidal patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of cholesterol and socio-demographic parameters with suicidality in the male patients with schizophrenia
    Darko Marcinko
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:390-5. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants and suicidality: the basis of controversies
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 19:238-40. 2007
    ..In this review, the possible risk-benefit ratio has been estimated according to the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) antidepressants due to relevant psychobiological, clinical and epidemiologic data...
  6. ncbi request reprint Countertransference in the therapy of suicidal patients - an important part of integrative treatment
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:402-5. 2008
    ..In this paper we have illustrated important factors for understanding psychiatrist's countertransference reactions when working with suicidal patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin and serum cholesterol concentrations in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients with a first episode of psychosis
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 150:105-8. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that lower concentrations of serum cholesterol and platelet 5-HT in patients with a first episode of psychosis might be useful biological markers of suicidality...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Suicidality among veterans suffering from chronic PTSD treated at Center for Crisis Intervention, Zagreb University Hospital Center]
    Darko Marcinko
    Klinika za psihijatriju, Klinictki bolnicki centar Zagreb, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 60:335-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, on assessing suicide risk in PTSD patients attention should be paid to comorbidity factors, in order to reduce the risk of fatal complications...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Psychiatric comorbidity in veterans with chronic PTSD treated at Center for Crisis Intervention, Zagreb University Hospital Center]
    Darko Marcinko
    Klinika za psihijatriju, Klinicki bolnicki centar Zagreb, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 60:331-4. 2006
    ..Epidemiological and clinical studies provide evidence that veterans with chronic PTSD can be at risk of relapse with respect to a number of high-risk behaviors, including attempted suicide, violence, and misuse of alcohol and drugs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Compulsive buying and binge eating disorder--a case vignettes
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1542-4. 2006
    ..We conclude that fluvoxamine and psychodynamic psychotherapy may be effective in treatment of compulsive buyers in comorbidity with binge eating disorder...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family therapy as addition to individual therapy and psychopharmacotherapy in late adolescent female patients suffering from borderline personality disorder with comorbidity and positive suicidal history
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:257-60. 2010
    ..One of the important psychotherapy for BPD is family therapy. Our work emphasized the protective role of family therapy in late adolescent female patients suffering from borderline personality disorder with eating disorder comorbidity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol concentration and structured individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients suffering from borderline personality disorder
    Darko Marcinko
    University of Zagreb, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Department of Psychiatry, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:219-23. 2011
    ..These results emphasized the role of this type of psychotherapy in preventing suicidal behavior in BPD patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol concentrations in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients suffering from persistent delusional disorder
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:113-7. 2008
    ....
  14. pmc Somatic comorbidity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular risk, and CRP in patients with recurrent depressive disorders
    Radmila Topic
    Radmila Topic, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 54:453-9. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between depression, metabolic syndrome (MBS), somatic, particularly cardiovascular comorbidity, and low-grade chronic inflammation assessed using C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in families of Croatian veterans 15 years after the war
    Ana Zdjelarević
    University of Zagreb, Studium Croaticum, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:281-6. 2011
    ..608). Our results confirm that, nearly 15 years after the war, wives of disabled or killed Croatian soldiers have a (comparatively) satisfactory quality of their everyday lives, compared to the wives of veterans suffering from PTSD...
  16. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of CRP, IL-6, TNF-α and cortisol in major depressive disorder with melancholic or atypical features
    Dalibor Karlovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 198:74-80. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we observed several differences in serum CRP, IL-6, and cortisol concentrations in MDD patients considering clinical features as well...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are there differences in serum cholesterol and cortisol concentrations between violent and non-violent schizophrenic male suicide attempters?
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:153-7. 2005
    ..The hypothesis of an association of violent suicidal attempts and peripheral biological markers (cholesterol and cortisol) was supported by our findings...
  18. pmc Parental involvement in the war in Croatia 1991-1995 and suicidality in Croatian male adolescents
    Tomislav Franic
    University of Split School of Medicine, University Hospital Split, Department of Psychiatry, Split, Croatia
    Croat Med J 53:244-53. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between parental war involvement and different indicators of psychosocial distress in a community sample of early adolescents ten years after the war in Croatia 1991-1995...
  19. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and serum homocysteine in patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia treated with second generation antipsychotics
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    University Hospital Zagreb, Psychiatric Clinic, Kišpatićeva Street, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 189:21-5. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of kidney stones and psychiatric disease
    Vedran Bilić
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:249-52. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Current suicidality and previous suicidal attempts in patients with schizophrenia are associated with different dimensions of temperament and character
    Branka Aukst Margetic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 200:120-5. 2012
    ..Suicide attempts and suicidal ideation in schizophrenia may not represent the same phenomenon ranging on a single continuum. The importance of these results suggests that further study is needed...
  22. doi request reprint Early adolescence and suicidal ideations in Croatia: sociodemographic, behavioral, and psychometric correlates
    Tomislav Franic
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Split School of Medicine, University Hospital Split, Croatia
    Crisis 32:334-45. 2011
    ..Suicidal ideations (SI) indicate and predict psychological distress. We examined the prevalence of SI among early adolescents and its association with parental war participation, personal, behavioral, and sociodemographic characteristics...
  23. pmc Serum lipid concentrations in Croatian veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder,post-traumatic stress disorder comorbid with major depressive disorder,or major depressive disorder
    Dalibor Karlovic
    University Department of Psychiatry, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Vinogradska cestra 29, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Korean Med Sci 19:431-6. 2004
    ..In conclusion, there are no differences in serum lipid concentrations between veterans with combat-related PTSD and PTSD comorbid with MDD, but they have higher lipid concentrations than veterans with MDD or healthy control subjects...
  24. ncbi request reprint The comorbidity of bipolar disorder and cardiovascular diseases from pharmacotherapy perspective
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:382-5. 2009
    ..It is very interesting to investigate the impact of mental health on cardiac disease and what is the complex underlying mechanism that links these two conditions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical experiences in treating PTSD patients by combining individual and group psychotherapy
    Vedran Bilić
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:173-8. 2010
    ..Consolidation of the Self leads to better socialization...
  26. doi request reprint Differences in cholesterol and metabolic syndrome between bipolar disorder men with and without suicide attempts
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:109-12. 2009
    ..0%) than in attempters 3/20 (15.0%) bipolar men group, but without statistical significance. Lower concentrations of serum cholesterol might be useful biological markers of suicidality in men with bipolar disorder...
  27. ncbi request reprint War, mental disorder and suicide
    Caslav Loncar
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 28:377-84. 2004
    ..With this research we intended to offer a better understanding of the complexity of the suicide problem of mental patients as a phenomenon...
  28. doi request reprint Serum testosterone concentration in combat-related chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dalibor Karlovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Neuropsychobiology 65:90-5. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Subjective assessment of quality of life of persons whose fathers had died in the homeland war
    Mladen Loncar
    Ministry of Family, Veterans Affairs and Intergenerational Solidarity, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:205-11. 2011
    ..A more detailed analysis of the collected data will be available in subsequent papers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression disorders in patients with chronic somatic illness
    Igor Filipcic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 31:139-43. 2007
    ..6%) in patients with epilepsy and of (24.2%) among those with hypothyroidism. As for gender, statistically significant difference was found in the last three groups of patients (p < 0.001)...
  31. doi request reprint Relationship among psychopathological dimensions, coping mechanisms, and glycemic control in a Croatian sample of adolescents with diabetes mellitus type 1
    Milena Skocić
    Department for Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:525-33. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Relationship between psychopathological factors and metabolic control in children and adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    Milena Skocić
    University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 36:467-72. 2012
    ..All this body of research should provide a strong empirical rationale for allocating resources in order to include psychiatrists within the interdisciplinary diabetes health care team...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol serum levels in violent and non-violent young male schizophrenic suicide attempters
    Darko Marcinko
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 16:161-4. 2004
    ..01). Our findings suggest that low levels of cholesterol are associated with increased tendency for impulsive behavior and aggression and contribute to a more violent pattern of suicidal behavior...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assessment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder among children in families and schools in Mediterranean and continental Croatian towns
    Dalibor Karlovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 17:19-29. 2005
    ..Different results given by parents in Zadar and Zagreb, we reasoned, were obtained because of different sensitivity to the problems of hyperactive/impulsive/attention deficiency children's behavior...
  35. ncbi request reprint Suicide in schizophrenia: risk factors, therapy and preventive strategies
    Darko Marcinko
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Kispaticeva 12, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 15:201-7. 2003
    ..In this paper was considering risk factors for suicide in schizophrenic patients and the implications for preventive strategies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Towards an integration of psychoanalysis and neurobiology in 21st century
    Vlasta Rudan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:977-9. 2008
    ..Psychoanalysis offers a unique in-depth perspective on the psychology of human motivation, and furthermore has contributions both to make and to receive in the gathering scientific integration...
  37. doi request reprint Suicidal ideations and sleep-related problems in early adolescence
    Tomislav Franic
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Split School of Medicine, University Hospital Center Split, Split, Croatia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 8:155-62. 2014
    ..Suicidal ideation and sleep-related problems are associated with many common psychopathological entities in early adolescence. This study examined possible association between suicidal ideation and sleep-related problems...
  38. ncbi request reprint Update of suicide trends in croatia 1966-2002
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 16:299-308. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Super-ego in patients with coronary artery disease
    Vedran Bilić
    University of Zagreb, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Department of Psychological Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:127-31. 2011
    ..The results of this research contribute to understanding the impact of psychological factors in coronary artery disease...
  40. doi request reprint Spiritual well-being, intrinsic religiosity, and suicidal behavior in predominantly Catholic Croatian war veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder: a case control study
    Sanea Nad
    Psychiatry Department, General Hospital Virovitica, Virovitica, Croatia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:79-83. 2008
    ..Some religious activities were more frequent among the veterans than among the healthy volunteers, possibly reflecting the veterans' increased help-seeking behavior due to poor EWB...
  41. ncbi request reprint Oniomania--successful treatment with fluvoxamine and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy
    Darko Marcinko
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 17:97-100. 2005
    ..We have presented the case of a 32-year old woman with a history of excessive pathological buying treated successfully with combined therapy (fluvoxamine and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and schizophrenia from integrative medicine perspective
    Boris Maslov
    School of Medicine, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Psychiatr Danub 20:384-9. 2008
    ..There has been a growing interest in the effect that comorbid schizophrenia and metabolic syndrome may have on each other...