Lovorka Brajkovic

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Affiliation: University of Zagreb
Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Experience of time with mental disorder
    Mirna Persić-Brida
    Department for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 28:363-76. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The connection between coping mechanisms, depression, anxiety and fatigue in multiple sclerosis
    Lovorka Brajkovic
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:135-40. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a brief supportive psychodynamic therapy in treating anxious-depressive disorder in Daily Hospital
    Lovorka Brajkovic
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:245-51. 2009
  4. pmc Quality of life after stroke in old age: comparison of persons living in nursing home and those living in their own home
    Lovorka Brajkovic
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 50:182-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived social support in Croatian war veterans suffering from combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder -- what should not have happened
    Veljko Dordevic
    Center for Palliative Medicine, Medical Ethics and Communication Skills in Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 50:177-84. 2011
  6. pmc Quality of life in Croatian Homeland war (1991-1995) veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain
    Marijana Bras
    Centre for Palliative Medicine, Medical Ethics and Communication Skills, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:56. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlation of sleep disturbances, anxiety and depression in Croatian war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sasa Jevtović
    University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Clinic for Psychological Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:175-81. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological problems of patients with cancer
    Rudolf Gregurek
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:227-30. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Five years study on impact of anxiety on quality of life in patients treated with bone marrow transplantation
    Rudolf Gregurek
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, Clinical Hospital Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:49-55. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between combat related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and multiple sclerosis (MS)
    Marijana Bras
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:80-4. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Experience of time with mental disorder
    Mirna Persić-Brida
    Department for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 28:363-76. 2004
    ..This was manifested in different ways and levels, depending of mental disorder. Given results confirm assumption that capability of anticipating future is important fact of mature and healthy individual...
  2. ncbi request reprint The connection between coping mechanisms, depression, anxiety and fatigue in multiple sclerosis
    Lovorka Brajkovic
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:135-40. 2009
    ..Psychiatric comorbidity has a high prevalence in people suffering from MS. Different coping mechanisms can help in improvement of everyday life...
  3. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a brief supportive psychodynamic therapy in treating anxious-depressive disorder in Daily Hospital
    Lovorka Brajkovic
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:245-51. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Quality of life after stroke in old age: comparison of persons living in nursing home and those living in their own home
    Lovorka Brajkovic
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 50:182-8. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-perceived social support in Croatian war veterans suffering from combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder -- what should not have happened
    Veljko Dordevic
    Center for Palliative Medicine, Medical Ethics and Communication Skills in Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 50:177-84. 2011
    ..The items evaluating satisfaction with health care and state institutional support were correlated with most of the PTSD symptoms indicating the possible importance of improving institutional policies toward this population...
  6. pmc Quality of life in Croatian Homeland war (1991-1995) veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain
    Marijana Bras
    Centre for Palliative Medicine, Medical Ethics and Communication Skills, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:56. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the quality of life in Croatian homeland war veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic low back pain (LBP)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlation of sleep disturbances, anxiety and depression in Croatian war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sasa Jevtović
    University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Clinic for Psychological Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:175-81. 2011
    ..Study suggests that sleep disturbances are equally severe across groups of veterans based on PTSD severity and that the severity of sleep disturbances is significantly related to severity of anxiety and depression symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological problems of patients with cancer
    Rudolf Gregurek
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:227-30. 2010
    ..Mental health issues should be included in the training of health care professionals in all areas of medicine, psychology and social work to meet the demands of cancer patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Five years study on impact of anxiety on quality of life in patients treated with bone marrow transplantation
    Rudolf Gregurek
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, Clinical Hospital Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:49-55. 2009
    ..This longitudinal research is to follow the changes in quality of life and in anxiety level of patients treated with bone marrow transplantation (BMT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between combat related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and multiple sclerosis (MS)
    Marijana Bras
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:80-4. 2008
    ..Appropriate identification and optimal pharmacological interventions for both disorders might modify further chronicity of these disorders and thus achieve better outcome...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychiatrists' empathy, beliefs and attitudes towards veterans suffering from combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Marijana Bras
    School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:287-91. 2012
    ..In this study we wanted to explore psychiatrists' attitudes towards PTSD, general empathy, possible differences related to age, sex and regional location in Croatia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Self-inflicted burns in patients with chronic combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    Marijana Bras
    Clinic for Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 31:1173-7. 2007
    ..It is necessary to educate media people to avoid sensational reporting on this kind of events. Continuous psychiatric treatment of vulnerable individuals could be useful in prevention of self-inflicted burns...
  13. ncbi request reprint Coping with severe burns in the early stage after burn injury
    Marijana Bras
    Department for Psychological Medicine, University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 31:159-63. 2007
    ..The percentage of total body surface area (TBSA) and localization of burns were not associated with coping patterns. Implications for the assessment and management of burn injured patients were discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction in persons of the third age after retirement
    Lovorka Brajkovic
    University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Clinic of Psychological Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:665-71. 2011
    ..Taking into account the predictors of life satisfaction in preventive activities may contribute to successful aging...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of personality traits in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    Nenad Jakšić
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:256-66. 2012
    ..Personality based approach represents a dimensional aspect of the transdisciplinary integrative model of PTSD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Smaller right hippocampus in war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Ladislav Pavic
    Radiology Department, University Hospital Dubrava, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 154:191-8. 2007
    ..In all PTSD subjects, the right hippocampus was smaller than the left (on average, 7.88%). Our results show smaller volume of the right hippocampus in PTSD patients than in normal subjects...
  17. 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
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  18. ncbi request reprint Person-centered medicine versus personalized medicine: is it just a sophism? A view from chronic pain management
    Marijana Bras
    School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 23:246-50. 2011
    ..If we wish to make comments about enhanced outcomes we need to talk about outcomes of pain treatments, we need to discuss what successful treatment is from the patient's point of view as well as in the reviewed models...
  19. pmc Person-centered medical interview
    Veljko Dorđević
    Center for Palliative Medicine, Medical Ethics and Communication Skills, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 53:310-3. 2012
    ..Person-centered medical interview is an important bridge between personalized and person-centered medicine...
  20. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorders (PTSD) from different perspectives: a transdisciplinary integrative approach
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:246-55. 2012
    ..Psychotraumatization continues to be a pervasive aspect of life in the 21st century all over the world so we should better understand psychological trauma and PTSD for the sake of prevention and healing...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and sterotypes of supporting fields towards the persons with disabilities
    Ana Godan
    Retierement Home Godan, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:783-91. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorders (PTSD) between fallacy and facts: what we know and what we don't know?
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:241-5. 2012
    ..On the other side, PTSD is one of the most controversial diagnosis in psychiatry as well as in medicine in general...