Konstantinos N Fountoulakis

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. doi Personality disorders and violence
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:84-92. 2008
  6. ncbi 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
  7. doi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. doi 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

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Publications63

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. doi 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi 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. ..
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. doi Obesity and smoking in patients with schizophrenia and normal controls: a case-control study
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 176:13-6. 2010
    ..The results of the present study corroborate the increased prevalence of obesity in schizophrenia. The interpretation of this finding remains unclear...
  13. doi 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...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. ncbi 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
  17. ncbi A systematic review of the evidence on the treatment of rapid cycling bipolar disorder
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Bipolar Disord 15:115-37. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to review the existing published randomized trials investigating the effect of treatment on patients with rapid cycling bipolar disorder...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. 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:..
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. doi Treatment of mixed bipolar states
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 15:1015-26. 2012
    ..New, randomized prospective trials involving homogeneous cohorts of mixed bipolar patients are needed in order to delineate the appropriate pharmacological treatment of mixed states...
  23. doi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. doi 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...
  26. 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:..
  27. doi 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...
  28. doi Nonsensory hallucinations or obsessive symptoms?: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma in a psychotic patient
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:818-23. 2013
    ....
  29. doi 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...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. doi Psychotherapeutic intervention and suicide risk reduction in bipolar disorder: a review of the evidence
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Affect Disord 113:21-9. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to systematically review the literature concerning the efficacy of psychosocial interventions in reducing the risk for attempting or committing suicide...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. doi Trends in suicidality amid the economic crisis in Greece
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 263:441-4. 2013
    ..Community interventions reduce stigma and enhance help-seeking. However, only those including the creation of social support networks are essential in the fight against suicidality. ..
  34. doi 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
    ....
  35. doi 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...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. ncbi Rapid cycling in bipolar disorder: a systematic review
    André F Carvalho
    47 49, Pontou Str, 55133, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:e578-86. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to synthesize data regarding prevalence, clinical correlates, and familial/genetic aspects related to rapid cycling in bipolar disorder...
  39. 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...
  40. doi 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...
  41. doi 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...
  42. ncbi 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...
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. doi 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...
  45. doi Burning issues in the meta-analysis of pharmaceutical trials for depression
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    3rd Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Psychopharmacol 28:106-17. 2014
    ..Otherwise, meta-analysis risks alienation from clinical reality and thus risks becoming the 21(st) century psychoanalysis. ..
  46. ncbi 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
    ....
  47. 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:..
  48. ncbi Focus on bipolar illness
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    CNS Spectr 13:762. 2008
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi 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...
  53. ncbi 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...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi 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...
  58. ncbi Risperidone-induced sialorrhea responsive to biperiden treatment
    Panagiotis T Panagiotidis
    Schizophr Res 93:410-1. 2007
  59. 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..
  60. ncbi Successful treatment of Tourette's disorder with amisulpride
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Ann Pharmacother 38:901. 2004
  61. ncbi 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...
  62. doi 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