Konstantinos Arapidis

Summary

Affiliation: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Standardization of the TEMPS-A in the Greek general population
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Pylaia, Thessaloniki 55535, Greece Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 158:19-29. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint No differences between drug naive and drug experienced unipolar depressed patients in terms of neurobiological testing: a cross sectional study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1st Parodos Ampelonon Street, 55535 Pylaia, Thessaloniki, Greece Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1984-90. 2013
  3. pmc The media and intellectuals' response to medical publications: the antidepressants' case
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54636, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 12:11. 2013
  4. pmc Annals of General Psychiatry reviewer acknowledgement 2012
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Pylaia 55535, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 12:5. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Antiepileptic drugs and suicidality
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    13rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Psychopharmacol 26:1401-7. 2012
  6. pmc Development of the Global Disability Scale (Glo.Di.S): preliminary results
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Pylaia 55535, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 11:14. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Antidepressant drugs and the response in the placebo group: the real problem lies in our understanding of the issue
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Psychopharmacol 26:744-50. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Efficacy of pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorder: a report by the WPA section on pharmacopsychiatry
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 6 Odysseos str 1st Parodos Ampelonon str, Pylaia, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:1-48. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Refractoriness in bipolar disorder: definitions and evidence-based treatment
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:227-37. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Development of the Risk Assessment Suicidality Scale (RASS): a population-based study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 138:449-57. 2012

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Publications84

  1. doi request reprint Standardization of the TEMPS-A in the Greek general population
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Pylaia, Thessaloniki 55535, Greece Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 158:19-29. 2014
    ..The current study evaluates the reliability and factor-structure replicability of the Temperament Evaluation of Memphis, Pisa, Paris and San Diego Autoquestionnaire (TEMPS-A) in its Greek Version...
  2. ncbi request reprint No differences between drug naive and drug experienced unipolar depressed patients in terms of neurobiological testing: a cross sectional study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1st Parodos Ampelonon Street, 55535 Pylaia, Thessaloniki, Greece Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1984-90. 2013
    ..Alternatively, they might suggest that our methodology assesses only a shallow and mainly state part of the pathophysiology of depression. ..
  3. pmc The media and intellectuals' response to medical publications: the antidepressants' case
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54636, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 12:11. 2013
    ..It seems that this line of thought represents another aspect of the stigma attached to people suffering from mental illness...
  4. pmc Annals of General Psychiatry reviewer acknowledgement 2012
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Pylaia 55535, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 12:5. 2013
    ..CONTRIBUTING REVIEWERS: The editors of Annals of General Psychiatry would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in volume 11 (2012)...
  5. doi request reprint Antiepileptic drugs and suicidality
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    13rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Psychopharmacol 26:1401-7. 2012
    ..Future randomised controlled trials should specifically focus on issues concerning depression and suicidal thoughts in patients with epilepsy...
  6. pmc Development of the Global Disability Scale (Glo.Di.S): preliminary results
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Pylaia 55535, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 11:14. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  7. doi request reprint Antidepressant drugs and the response in the placebo group: the real problem lies in our understanding of the issue
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Psychopharmacol 26:744-50. 2012
    ..While the response in the placebo group is due to unstable 'noise' and 'artefacts', the medication effect is reliable, valid and stable...
  8. doi request reprint Efficacy of pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorder: a report by the WPA section on pharmacopsychiatry
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 6 Odysseos str 1st Parodos Ampelonon str, Pylaia, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:1-48. 2012
    ..Combination therapy may improve the treatment outcome but it also carries more side-effect burden. Further research is necessary as well as the development of better guidelines and algorithms for the step-by-step rational treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Refractoriness in bipolar disorder: definitions and evidence-based treatment
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:227-37. 2012
    ..Conclusively there are only limited and sometimes confusing data on the treatment of refractory bipolar patients. Further focused research is necessary on this group of patients...
  10. doi request reprint Development of the Risk Assessment Suicidality Scale (RASS): a population-based study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 138:449-57. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to construct a self-report instrument with emphasis on items describing suicide-related behavior itself rather than strongly related clinical features on the basis of a general population study...
  11. doi request reprint Receptor targets for antidepressant therapy in bipolar disorder: an overview
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 138:222-38. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint The possible involvement of NMDA glutamate receptor in the etiopathogenesis of bipolar disorder
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 18:1605-8. 2012
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Life events and dementia: what is the nature of their relationship?
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 190:156-8. 2011
    ..On the contrary, demented patients even the last few months before the clinical onset of dementia experience low life-events-related stress, possibly because of subclinical impairment which is already present...
  14. pmc Preliminary data concerning the reliability and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the 20-item Subjective Well-Being Under Neuroleptic Treatment Scale (SWN-20)
    Melina Siamouli
    Asclepius Mental Clinic, Veroia, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 8:3. 2009
    ..The current study reports on the reliability and the psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the SWN-20...
  15. pmc Disruption of biological rhythms as a core problem and therapeutic target in mood disorders: the emerging concept of 'rhythm regulators'
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:3. 2010
    ..Agomelatine could represent the first of a new class of 'rhythm stabilising antidepressants', but further research is necessary to support this theory...
  16. pmc How possible is the development of an operational psychometric method to assess the presence of the 5-HTTLPR s allele? Equivocal preliminary findings
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Pharmacodynamics, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:21. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study was to develop a psychometric tool that could at least partially substitute for laboratory testing and could predict the presence of the s allele...
  17. pmc Treatment of psychotic symptoms in bipolar disorder with aripiprazole monotherapy: a meta-analysis
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 8:27. 2009
    ..42, 0.63 and 0.48, respectively). CONCLUSION: The data analysed for the current study support the usefulness of aripiprazole against psychotic symptoms during the acute manic and maintenance phases of bipolar illness...
  18. doi request reprint Aripiprazole monotherapy in the treatment of bipolar disorder: a meta-analysis
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 133:361-70. 2011
    ..The aim of the present work was to review and meta-analyze the findings of all the available randomized double-blind controlled trials (RCTs) on the efficacy of aripiprazole in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment of bipolar depression: an update
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 109:21-34. 2008
    ..Bipolar depression seems to be a more difficult condition to treat than mania. Most patients need complex combination treatment although the published evidence on this type of treatment is limited...
  20. doi request reprint Assessing the role of cingulate cortex in bipolar disorder: neuropathological, structural and functional imaging data
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Brain Res Rev 59:9-21. 2008
    ..We provide here a review of currently available data regarding the CC neuroimaging and neuropathological alterations in BD...
  21. doi request reprint Treatment of bipolar disorder: a systematic review of available data and clinical perspectives
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:999-1029. 2008
    ..Combination therapy may improve treatment outcome but it also carries the burden of more side-effects. Further research as well as the development of better guidelines and algorithms for step-by-step rational treatment are necessary...
  22. ncbi request reprint The contemporary face of bipolar illness: complex diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    CNS Spectr 13:763-74, 777-9. 2008
    ..Treatment includes the careful combination of lithium, antiepileptics, atypical antipsychotics, and antidepressants, but not all of the agents in these broad categories are effective for the treatment of bipolar disorder...
  23. pmc The standardised copy of pentagons test
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:13. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  24. pmc A standardized scoring method for the copy of cube test, developed to be suitable for use in psychiatric populations
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:19. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  25. pmc Efficacy and safety of aripiprazole in the treatment of bipolar disorder: a systematic review
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 8:16. 2009
    ..The current article is a systematic review concerning the efficacy and safety of aripiprazole in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
  26. doi request reprint An update of evidence-based treatment of bipolar depression: where do we stand?
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 6 Odysseos Str Parodos Ampelonon Str, Pylaia, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 23:19-24. 2010
    ..The current article attempts to summarize the current status of our knowledge and practice in the treatment of bipolar depression and suggests future directions...
  27. doi request reprint Tardive Tourette-like syndrome: a systematic review
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 26:237-42. 2011
    ..Forty-one cases were identified, caused by antipsychotics, antiepileptics, stimulants and other medication. A number of treatment options are reported in the literature but no systematic study of the syndrome has been done yet...
  28. doi request reprint Suicide prevention programs through community intervention
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 130:10-6. 2011
    ..Very short duration interventions don't seem to have even this slight effect...
  29. pmc The emerging modern face of mood disorders: a didactic editorial with a detailed presentation of data and definitions
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:14. 2010
    ..This review article is largely based on the 'Mood disorders' chapter of the Wikibooks Textbook of Psychiatry http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Textbook_of_Psychiatry/Mood_Disorders...
  30. doi request reprint Efficacy of antidepressants: a re-analysis and re-interpretation of the Kirsch data
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 14:405-12. 2011
    ..The drug effect is always present and is unrelated to depression severity, while this is not true for placebo...
  31. pmc Reliability and cultural applicability of the Greek version of the International Personality Disorders Examination
    K N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Psychiatry 2:6. 2002
    ..The IPDE assesses pathological personality and is compatible both with DSM-IV and ICD-10 diagnosis. However it is important to test the reliability and cultural applicability of different IPDE translations...
  32. pmc Class effect of pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorder: fact or misbelief?
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:8. 2011
    ..The present article explores the possible existence of a true 'class effect' for agents available for the treatment of bipolar disorder...
  33. ncbi request reprint Late-life depression, religiosity, cerebrovascular disease, cognitive impairment and attitudes towards death in the elderly: interpreting the data
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1 St Kyriakidi Street, 546 36 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Med Hypotheses 70:493-6. 2008
    ..The above have profound implications in the understanding of late-life depression and to the therapeutic design, especially in the primary care setting...
  34. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders: new data versus old concepts
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:90-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review the most recent literature on personality disorders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Are dexamethasone suppression test nonsuppression and thyroid dysfunction related to a family history of dementia in patients with major depression? An exploratory study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Hospital AHEPA, Greece
    Can J Psychiatry 50:342-5. 2005
    ..This study aimed to search for correlations among Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST) cortisol levels, thyroid indices, and family history of dementia in patients with depression...
  36. pmc Thyroid function in clinical subtypes of major depression: an exploratory study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Laboratory of Psychophysiology, 3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Hospital AHEPA, Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Psychiatry 4:6. 2004
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first study which explores the possible relationship of DSM-IV depressive subtypes and the medium term outcome, with thyroid function...
  37. ncbi request reprint The relationship of regional cerebral blood flow with subtypes of major depression
    Kostas N Fountoulakis
    Laboratory of Psychophysiology, Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:537-46. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to search for differences between subtypes of major depression with the use of single photon emission tomography...
  38. ncbi request reprint Neurobiological and psychological correlates of suicidal attempts and thoughts of death in patients with major depression
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Neuropsychobiology 49:42-52. 2004
    ..Further study is needed to test whether psychophysiological methods, which are noninvasive and easy to perform, are of value in the therapeutic planning and monitoring of responses...
  39. pmc The Greek translation of the symptoms rating scale for depression and anxiety: preliminary results of the validation study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Psychiatry 3:21. 2003
    ..The scale consists of 42 items and permits the calculation of the scores of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)-21, the BDI 13, the Melancholia Subscale, the Asthenia Subscale, the Anxiety Subscale and the Mania Subscale..
  40. pmc Reliability, validity and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the Major Depression Inventory
    K N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Psychiatry 3:2. 2003
    ..The aim of the current preliminary study was to assess the reliability, validity and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the MDI...
  41. pmc Reliability, validity and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the Zung Depression Rating Scale
    K N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Psychiatry 1:6. 2001
    ..The current study aimed to assess the reliability, validity and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the Zung Depression Rating Scale (ZDRS)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Morning and evening plasma melatonin and dexamethasone suppression test in patients with nonseasonal major depressive disorder from northern Greece (latitude 40-41.5 degrees )
    K N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Neuropsychobiology 44:113-7. 2001
    ..The present study aimed to search for correlations between melatonin (MT) levels and the dexamethasone suppression test (DST) and clinical variables...
  43. pmc Reliability, validity and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression (CES-D) Scale
    K Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Psychiatry 1:3. 2001
    ..The aim of the current study was to assess the reliability, validity and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the Center for Epidemiological Studies- Depression Scale (CES-D)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Validation of the epidemiological dementia index in geriatric outpatients
    K N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int Psychogeriatr 12:195-208. 2000
    ..The aim of the current study was to test the properties of a scale especially developed for use in epidemiological surveys in low sociocultural populations, and to determine whether this scale can be used in a clinical population...
  45. ncbi request reprint The validation of the short form of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) in Greece
    K N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Aging (Milano) 11:367-72. 1999
    ..The two diagnostic groups differed on all 4 factors scores at p-value <0.001...
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the diagnosis of melancholic and atypical features according to DSM-IV and somatic syndrome according to ICD-10 in patients suffering from major depression
    K N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Hospital AHEPA, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur Psychiatry 14:426-33. 1999
    ..The DSM demand that the existence of melancholic features be excluded first and then that diagnosis of atypical features be made was confirmed...
  47. ncbi request reprint Changes in pupil reaction to light in melancholic patients
    K Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Psychophysiol 31:121-8. 1999
    ..The results of the current study support the theory that there is a norepinephrine hypoactivity in melancholic depression, with less affected acetylcholine activity...
  48. ncbi request reprint Acute dystonia with low-dosage aripiprazole in Tourette's disorder
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Laboratory of Psychophysiology, Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Pharmacother 40:775-7. 2006
    ..To report a case of an acute dystonic episode in a patient with Tourette's disorder (TD) treated with the partial dopamine agonist aripiprazole...
  49. ncbi request reprint Life events and clinical subtypes of major depression: a cross-sectional study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Laboratory of Psychophysiology, 3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 143:235-44. 2006
    ..The question that arises is whether this finding is valid or whether these patients (who have higher personality psychopathology and interpersonal rejection sensitivity) tend to over-report life events...
  50. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of existing data on long-term lithium therapy: neuroprotective or neurotoxic?
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:269-87. 2008
    ..It is desirable to keep lithium blood levels as low as feasible with prophylaxis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Ecchymoses as an adverse effect of fluoxetine treatment
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1 Kyriakidi Street, 54636 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 152:91-2. 2007
    ..After substitution of sertraline, her depression resolved after 4 weeks and ecchymoses 1.5 months latter. This is an unexplored side-effect with unknown long-term consequences that warrants further study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological dementia index: a screening instrument for Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia suitable for use in populations with low education level
    K N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General Hospital AHEPA, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 9:329-38. 1998
    ..MMSE and CAMCOG are neuropsychological scales developed for use in everyday clinical practice and epidemiological surveys...
  53. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to predict the long-term response to venlafaxine with the use of biological markers and psychophysiological methods?
    K N Fountoulakis
    Laboratory of Psychophysiology, 3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thesssaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 99:155-63. 2007
    ..The present study investigated whether it is possible to predict the medium term response to venlafaxine using biological markers and psychophysiological methods...
  54. ncbi request reprint Amisulpride-induced tardive dyskinesia
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Schizophr Res 88:232-4. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, his is the first case report in the literature of tardive dyskinesia induced by amisulpride...
  55. ncbi request reprint Peripheral thyroid dysfunction in depression
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Laboratory of Psychophysiology, 3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Hospital AHEPA, Greece
    World J Biol Psychiatry 7:131-7. 2006
    ..There is a strong possibility that the presence of a subtle thyroid dysfunction is a negative prognostic factor for depression and may demand specific therapeutic intervention...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparison of depressive indices: reliability, validity, relationship to anxiety and personality and the role of age and life events
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Laboratory of Psychophysiology, 3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 97:187-95. 2007
    ..The current study aimed to compare the properties of some of the most popular of these scales...
  57. ncbi request reprint Correlation of rCBF (SPECT), CSF tau, and cognitive function in patients with dementia of the Alzheimer's type, other types of dementia, and control subjects
    M Tsolaki
    3rd Department of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 16:21-31. 2001
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological investigation of cervical spondylosis
    I Tsiptsios
    1st Department of Neurology, Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, General Hospital AHEPA, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 41:305-13. 2001
    ..SEPs were affected in many cases without CT-MRI findings of spinal cord pressure. From the above findings, SEPs proved to be the most sensitive diagnostic investigation in cervical spondylosis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Treatment guidelines for bipolar disorder: a critical review
    K N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 86:1-10. 2005
    ..The development of treatment guidelines emerged as an important element so as to standardize treatment and to provide clinicians with algorithms, which would be able to carry research findings to the everyday clinical practice...
  60. ncbi request reprint The relationship between job stress, burnout and clinical depression
    A Iacovides
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General Hospital AHEPA, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 75:209-21. 2003
    ..These final issues need further clarification and should be the focus of future clinical research...
  61. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effect of long-acting injectable risperidone on the neurocognitive deficit of a schizophrenic patient: A case report
    K N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 44:589-92. 2006
    ..The most impressive neurocognitive improvement concerned the clock drawing test, which was in parallel with her improvement in both the positive and negative symptoms of the PANSS...
  62. ncbi request reprint Pattern-reversed visual evoked potentials in subtypes of major depression
    Fotis Fotiou
    Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, First Department of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thesssaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 118:259-71. 2003
    ..The current study also provided data inconsistent with the hyperarousal theory and in support of an arousal dysregulation hypothesis for major depression...
  63. ncbi request reprint A seven- year follow-up of an extremely refractory bipolar I patient
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    CNS Spectr 12:733-4. 2007
  64. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of Tourette's disorder with amisulpride
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Ann Pharmacother 38:901. 2004
  65. doi request reprint Personality disorders and violence
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:84-92. 2008
    ..The review does not aim to address the issue of a possible etiological connection between previously being the victim of violent acts and later developing a personality disorder...
  66. ncbi request reprint Biological markers and psychophysiological methods as long term response predictors to fluoxetine treatment
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    J Affect Disord 80:291-2. 2004
  67. doi request reprint Development of a standardized scoring method for the Graphic Sequence Test suitable for use in psychiatric populations
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:18-27. 2008
    ..The great advantage of this instrument is the fact that it is paper and pencil, easily administered and little time consuming. Further research is necessary to test its usefulness as a neuropsychologic test...
  68. ncbi request reprint Special characteristics affecting the neuropsychologic assessment of the elderly in Greece
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 17:273-6. 2002
    ..Our understanding of psychogeriatric disorders in the developing world is like an iceberg: The larger portion is hidden because of the lack of relevant data...
  69. ncbi request reprint Risperidone-induced sialorrhea responsive to biperiden treatment
    Panagiotis T Panagiotidis
    Schizophr Res 93:410-1. 2007
  70. doi request reprint Antidepressant medications and other treatments of depressive disorders: a CINP Task Force report based on a review of evidence
    Norman Sartorius
    Chairperson of CINP Task Force, 14 Chemin Colladon, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:S1-207. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Focus on bipolar illness
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    CNS Spectr 13:762. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint Geriatric depression: a challenge for the 21st century
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:173-5. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Relationship of age and psychosocial factors with biological ratings in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing dialysis
    Apostolos Iacovides
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:354-60. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between age, emotional state, life satisfaction, sexual functioning and the method of dialysis in patients suffering from end-stage renal failure...