Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. doi 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
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi C-reactive protein and metabolic syndrome in patients with bipolar disorder compared to patients with schizophrenia
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:275-7. 2010
  4. doi 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
  5. ncbi Smoking and schizophrenia
    Marina Sagud
    University Department, Clinical Hospital Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:371-5. 2009
  6. ncbi Comorbidity and multimorbidity in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: similarities and differencies
    Ivan Oreški
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:80-5. 2012
  7. ncbi Metabolic syndrome, somatic and psychiatric comorbidity in war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder: Preliminary findings
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 18:169-76. 2006
  8. ncbi 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
  9. doi Association between C-reactive protein and homocysteine with the subcomponents of metabolic syndrome in stable patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:320-5. 2013
  10. ncbi Catechol-O-methyl transferase and schizophrenia
    Marina Sagud
    School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:270-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi 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...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi C-reactive protein and metabolic syndrome in patients with bipolar disorder compared to patients with schizophrenia
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:275-7. 2010
    ....
  4. doi 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
    ....
  5. ncbi Smoking and schizophrenia
    Marina Sagud
    University Department, Clinical Hospital Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:371-5. 2009
    ..Schizophrenic patients who smoke may require higher dosages of antipsychotics than nonsmokers. Conversely, upon smoking cessation, smokers may require a reduction in the dosage of antipsychotics...
  6. ncbi Comorbidity and multimorbidity in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: similarities and differencies
    Ivan Oreški
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:80-5. 2012
    ..There is a need for better understanding and research of the comorbidity structure in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder...
  7. ncbi Metabolic syndrome, somatic and psychiatric comorbidity in war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder: Preliminary findings
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 18:169-76. 2006
    ..Post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) have been associated with comorbidity of many major somatic and mental disorders as well as with premature mortality...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. doi Association between C-reactive protein and homocysteine with the subcomponents of metabolic syndrome in stable patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:320-5. 2013
    ..C-Reactive protein (CRP) and homocysteine have also both emerged as independent risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) but are less investigated in psychiatric disorders...
  10. ncbi Catechol-O-methyl transferase and schizophrenia
    Marina Sagud
    School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:270-4. 2010
    ..Heterogenity of patient population has undoubtedly influenced the results of these studies. Interaction of Val108/158Met polymorphism with other genes and environmental factors is an important avenue for future research...
  11. ncbi Antipsychotics: to combine or not to combine?
    Marina Sagud
    School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:306-10. 2013
    ..Until more data are available, APP should be reserved for difficult-to treat patients, with careful consideration of pharmacodynamics properties and doses of each drug, as well as close monitoring. ..