Vasilis P Bozikas

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Affiliation: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi Narratives about their children by mothers hospitalized on a psychiatric unit
    Ioanna Savvidou
    1st Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Center of Family Psychotherapy of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fam Process 42:391-402. 2003
  2. ncbi No increased levels of the nicotine metabolite cotinine in smokers with schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:1-6. 2005
  3. ncbi Humor appreciation deficit in schizophrenia: the relevance of basic neurocognitive functioning
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Second Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:325-31. 2007
  4. ncbi Deficits in sustained attention in schizophrenia but not in bipolar disorder
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Schizophr Res 78:225-33. 2005
  5. ncbi Disproportionate impairment in semantic verbal fluency in schizophrenia: differential deficit in clustering
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 19 Iatrou Magou Str, 58100 Giannitsa, Greece
    Schizophr Res 74:51-9. 2005
  6. ncbi Pathological correlates of poststroke depression in elderly patients
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:166-9. 2005
  7. ncbi Relationship of affect recognition with psychopathology and cognitive performance in schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:549-58. 2004
  8. doi Emotion perception in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    1st Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:148-53. 2009
  9. ncbi Impaired perception of affective prosody in remitted patients with bipolar disorder
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Second Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:436-40. 2007
  10. ncbi Clock Drawing Test in patients with schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    First Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 121:229-38. 2004

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  1. ncbi Narratives about their children by mothers hospitalized on a psychiatric unit
    Ioanna Savvidou
    1st Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Center of Family Psychotherapy of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fam Process 42:391-402. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi No increased levels of the nicotine metabolite cotinine in smokers with schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:1-6. 2005
    ..The pharmacokinetic or pharmacodynamic properties of nicotine, as well as patient medications of the patients may explain our findings...
  3. ncbi Humor appreciation deficit in schizophrenia: the relevance of basic neurocognitive functioning
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Second Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:325-31. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Deficits in sustained attention in schizophrenia but not in bipolar disorder
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Schizophr Res 78:225-33. 2005
    ..These results imply that impaired sustained attention might be a more enduring deficit in schizophrenia than it appears to be in bipolar disorder...
  5. ncbi Disproportionate impairment in semantic verbal fluency in schizophrenia: differential deficit in clustering
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 19 Iatrou Magou Str, 58100 Giannitsa, Greece
    Schizophr Res 74:51-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, disproportionately impaired category fluency in schizophrenia may be primarily due to disorganization and not to inefficient access to and retrieval from semantic store...
  6. ncbi Pathological correlates of poststroke depression in elderly patients
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:166-9. 2005
    ..The authors examined the relationship between poststroke depression and location of stroke...
  7. ncbi Relationship of affect recognition with psychopathology and cognitive performance in schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:549-58. 2004
    ....
  8. doi Emotion perception in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    1st Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:148-53. 2009
    ..Emotion processing of both facial expressions and prosody does not appear to be deficient in patients with OCD (JINS, 2009, 15, 148-153)...
  9. ncbi Impaired perception of affective prosody in remitted patients with bipolar disorder
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Second Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:436-40. 2007
    ..Bipolar patients had significantly lower overall scores on the APT than healthy individuals. This impairment was specific to female patients and certain emotions (e.g., fear and surprise)...
  10. ncbi Clock Drawing Test in patients with schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    First Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 121:229-38. 2004
    ..The fact that the CDT is sensitive enough to detect the cognitive impairment inherent in schizophrenia, as well as being correlated with symptom severity, makes this test useful in roughly assessing cognitive state in schizophrenia...
  11. ncbi Smoking impact on CYP1A2 activity in a group of patients with schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    1st Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 14:39-44. 2004
    ..Furthermore, any attempt to reduce or cease smoking in patients with schizophrenia necessitates close monitoring of drug doses, because untoward adverse effects may emerge...
  12. ncbi Humor appreciation in remitted patients with bipolar disorder
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    1st Department of Psychiatry, School of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:773-5. 2007
    ..Humor appreciation, based on captionless cartoons, in bipolar disorder does not seem to be deficient at least during remission, suggesting that this high-order cognitive function may not be considered a trait deficit of the disorder...
  13. ncbi Familial bipolar disorder and multiple sclerosis: a three-generation HLA family study
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    1st Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 27:835-9. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi Community dysfunction in schizophrenia: rate-limiting factors
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:463-70. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that severity of negative symptoms, cognitive dysfunction, especially performance on fluency tasks and visual memory, as well as parkinsonism, are important determinants of functional outcome in schizophrenia...
  15. ncbi Neuropsychological profile of cognitively impaired patients with schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Compr Psychiatry 47:136-43. 2006
    ..We also sought to identify any patients who might be cognitively normal...
  16. ncbi Impaired perception of affective prosody in schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Department of Pyschiatry, Aristotle University of Thesaloniki, Greece
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 18:81-5. 2006
    ..Future studies should explore the influence of these deficits on social and interpersonal functioning more directly...
  17. ncbi Impaired emotion perception in schizophrenia: a differential deficit
    Mary H Kosmidis
    Department of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 149:279-84. 2007
    ..Our findings support the differential deficit hypothesis of emotion perception in schizophrenia...
  18. doi Sex differences in neuropsychological functioning among schizophrenia patients
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    First Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Papageorgiou, Ring Road Thessaloniki N Efkarpia, GR 54603 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:333-41. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the differential pattern of cognitive performance observed in healthy men and women is preserved in male and female schizophrenia patients...
  19. ncbi Clock drawing test in institutionalized patients with schizophrenia compared with Alzheimer's disease patients
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Schizophr Res 59:173-9. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi Relationship between psychopathology and cognitive functioning in schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    1st Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Giannitsa, Greece
    Compr Psychiatry 45:392-400. 2004
    ..These correlations were modest, suggesting that psychopathology and cognitive deficits in schizophrenia are caused, at least partially, by distinct pathophysiological processes...
  21. doi Effects of sentence context on lexical ambiguity resolution in patients with schizophrenia
    Christina Andreou
    1st Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Neuropsychologia 47:1079-87. 2009
    ..This pattern of results is compatible with the assumption of a combined impairment in lexical (automatic spreading of activation within the semantic network) and extralexical (working memory) processes in patients with schizophrenia...
  22. ncbi Shared cognitive processes underlying performance on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test and the Stroop Test in patients with schizophrenia: a measurement artifact?
    Mary H Kosmidis
    Neuropsychology Group, Department of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Neurosci Lett 409:234-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, our findings highlight the importance of isolating the individual components of interest from complex measures before drawing conclusions regarding the cognitive processes underlying particular test performance...
  23. ncbi Treatment of acute mania with topiramate in hospitalized patients
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    First Psychiatric Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1203-6. 2002
    ..These preliminary findings provide support for a modest efficacy of topiramate, especially as monotherapy, in the treatment of acute mania...
  24. ncbi Urinary hesitancy and retention caused by ziprasidone
    Dimitris Xomalis
    Second Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 21:71-2. 2006
    ..The micturition difficulties resolved immediately upon discontinuation of ziprasidone...
  25. ncbi Familial comorbidity of bipolar disorder and multiple sclerosis: genetic susceptibility, coexistence or causal relationship?
    Mary H Kosmidis
    School of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Behav Neurol 25:341-9. 2012
    ..Further observation of the clinical course of the younger family members, who have not yet shown any neurological signs, over the next few years may elucidate the current picture further...
  26. doi Longitudinal studies of cognition in first episode psychosis: a systematic review of the literature
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General Hospital Papageorgiou, Eykarpia, Greece
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:93-108. 2011
    ..Improvements in psychopathology appear to positively influence the course of cognitive deficits, although the effects of antipsychotic medication are not as clear...
  27. doi Factor structure of the Greek translation of the Scale for the Assessment of Thought, Language and Communication
    Christina Andreou
    First Psychiatric Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:636-42. 2008
    ..But studies of the factorial structure of the TLC have not provided confirmation for the positive-versus-negative distinction. The aim of the present study was to assess the factorial structure of the Greek translation of the TLC...
  28. ncbi Neurofibrillary tangles in elderly patients with late onset schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    1st Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Neurosci Lett 324:109-12. 2002
    ..Thus, patients with schizophrenia, regardless of the age of onset of their symptoms, are no more prone to the development of Alzheimer's disease than the general population...
  29. ncbi Tardive nocturnal akathisia due to clozapine treatment
    Dimitris Kyriakos
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:207-11. 2005
    ..Thus, it is possible that apart from episodes of acute akathisia, episodes of tardive akathisia or pseydoakathisia can also occur in patients treated with atypical antipsychotics...
  30. ncbi Olanzapine-induced leucopenia and neutropenia
    Vasilis Stergiou
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:992-4. 2005
    ..We report a case of patient who developed leucopenia and neutropenia during treatment with olanzapine...
  31. pmc Humor appreciation of captionless cartoons in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    First Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:31. 2011
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  32. ncbi Treatment outcome of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in a patient with schizophrenia: case report
    Stavros Boufidis
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Psychiatry Med 33:305-10. 2003
    ..These encouraging results of treatment of OSAS in schizophrenia with nCPAP suggest the need for further and more systematic investigation of sleep and its disorders in psychotic patients...
  33. ncbi Pellagra encephalopathy following B-complex vitamin treatment without niacin
    Stergios Pitsavas
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Psychiatry Med 34:91-5. 2004
    ..All undiagnosed encephalopathies in alcoholic patients should be treated with multiple vitamin therapy, including nicotinic acid...
  34. doi The predictive significance of neurocognitive factors for functional outcome in bipolar disorder
    Christina Andreou
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:54-9. 2013
    ..This review aims to overview recent literature on the association of neurocognition and psychosocial functioning in bipolar disorder...
  35. ncbi False allegations of child physical abuse: a case of M√ľnchausen by proxy-like syndrome?
    Ioanna Savvidou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:201-8. 2002
    ..Hypotheses regarding the pathogenesis of symptoms in the child are noted, underscoring the differences between M√ľnchausen by proxy syndrome appearing in infancy with that appearing in older children...
  36. ncbi Antiaggressive action of combined risperidone and quetiapine in a patient with schizophrenia
    Vasilis P Bozikas
    Can J Psychiatry 48:426-7. 2003
  37. ncbi Effective use of olanzapine for obsessive-compulsive symptoms in a patient with bipolar disorder
    Petros Petrikis
    Can J Psychiatry 49:572-3. 2004