M Markianos

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Platelet monoamine oxidase activity and psychometric correlates in male violent offenders imprisoned for homicide or other violent acts
    Markos Skondras
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Psychiatric Dept, Laboratory of Clinical Neurochemistry, Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:380-6. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Elevated CSF serotonin and dopamine metabolite levels in overweight subjects
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, Athens 11528, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1139-42. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Evidence for involvement of central noradrenergic activity in crying proneness
    Manolis Markianos
    Dept of Neurology, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:403-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Serum and cerebrospinal fluid prolactin levels in male and female patients with clinically-isolated syndrome or relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    M Markianos
    Department of Neurology, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neuroendocrinol 22:503-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Serum total cholesterol correlates positively to central serotonergic turnover in male but not in female subjects
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Department of Neurology, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:527-31. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Platelet monoamine oxidase activity in subjects tested for Huntington's disease gene mutation
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Neurologic Clinic, Athens, Greece
    J Neural Transm 111:475-83. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Suicide attempt by jumping: a study of gonadal axis hormones in male suicide attempters versus men who fell by accident
    Manolis Markianos
    Laboratory of Clinical Neurochemistry, Eginition Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Vas Sophias 74, Athens, 11528, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 170:82-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint CSF neurotransmitter metabolites and neuropsychiatric symptomatology in patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Department of Neurology, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 11528, Greece
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:231-4. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone in male patients with Huntington's disease: relations to severity of illness and dementia
    Manolis Markianos
    Department of Neurology, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Ann Neurol 57:520-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Reductions in plasma prolactin during acute erythropoietin administration
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Department of Neurology, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 11528, Greece
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 27:355-8. 2006

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Platelet monoamine oxidase activity and psychometric correlates in male violent offenders imprisoned for homicide or other violent acts
    Markos Skondras
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Psychiatric Dept, Laboratory of Clinical Neurochemistry, Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:380-6. 2004
    ..01) in the offenders' group (38.1+/-14.4) compared to controls (44.7+/-15.2). The difference could not be attributed to smoking, and seems to be related to personality traits and behaviors that characterize the offenders' group...
  2. doi request reprint Elevated CSF serotonin and dopamine metabolite levels in overweight subjects
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, Athens 11528, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1139-42. 2013
    ..Neurotransmitter systems participate in the regulation of food intake, and their activities are expected to influence eating behavior...
  3. doi request reprint Evidence for involvement of central noradrenergic activity in crying proneness
    Manolis Markianos
    Dept of Neurology, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:403-8. 2011
    ..It is suggested that central noradrenergic mechanisms control the threshold for tear production in normal crying behavior...
  4. doi request reprint Serum and cerebrospinal fluid prolactin levels in male and female patients with clinically-isolated syndrome or relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    M Markianos
    Department of Neurology, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neuroendocrinol 22:503-8. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Serum total cholesterol correlates positively to central serotonergic turnover in male but not in female subjects
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Department of Neurology, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:527-31. 2010
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  6. ncbi request reprint Platelet monoamine oxidase activity in subjects tested for Huntington's disease gene mutation
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Neurologic Clinic, Athens, Greece
    J Neural Transm 111:475-83. 2004
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Suicide attempt by jumping: a study of gonadal axis hormones in male suicide attempters versus men who fell by accident
    Manolis Markianos
    Laboratory of Clinical Neurochemistry, Eginition Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Vas Sophias 74, Athens, 11528, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 170:82-5. 2009
    ..Monitoring HPG axis function in future studies could prove to be a predictor of suicide at least for male psychiatric attempters, and could lead to preventive strategies...
  8. doi request reprint CSF neurotransmitter metabolites and neuropsychiatric symptomatology in patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Department of Neurology, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 11528, Greece
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:231-4. 2009
    ..Serotonergic neurotransmitter activity seems not to be altered in NPH patients, and this may explain the reported lack of beneficial effect of serotonergic drugs for obsessive-compulsive symptoms in NPH patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone in male patients with Huntington's disease: relations to severity of illness and dementia
    Manolis Markianos
    Department of Neurology, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Ann Neurol 57:520-5. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Reductions in plasma prolactin during acute erythropoietin administration
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Department of Neurology, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 11528, Greece
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 27:355-8. 2006
    ..Preclinical data suggest that it may slow down the process of neuronal loss, and that EPO may cause dopamine release, and thus influence hormone release, especially prolactin. This possibility has not yet been studied in humans...
  11. doi request reprint Relationship of CSF neurotransmitter metabolite levels to disease severity and disability in multiple sclerosis
    Manolis Markianos
    Department of Neurology, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neurochem 108:158-64. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in male and female patients with dysthymic disorder
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 11528, Greece
    J Affect Disord 101:255-8. 2007
    ..Regarding dysthymic disorder (DD), low serum testosterone levels have been reported in older males, while information on younger male or on female patients is lacking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, and cortisol in female patients with Huntington's disease
    Manolis Markianos
    Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 28:199-203. 2007
    ..While in male HD patients low plasma testosterone levels have been reported, information on female patients is lacking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Low plasma total cholesterol in patients with Huntington's disease and first-degree relatives
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 11528, Greece
    Mol Genet Metab 93:341-6. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic and dopaminergic neuroendocrine responses of male depressive patients before and after a therapeutic ECT course
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 11528, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 252:172-6. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship between prolactin responses to ECT and dopaminergic and serotonergic responsivity in depressed patients
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 11528, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 252:166-71. 2002
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  17. ncbi request reprint Switch from neuroleptics to clozapine does not influence pituitary-gonadal axis hormone levels in male schizophrenic patients
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 9:533-6. 1999
    ..The results show that switching from classical neuroleptics to treatment with clozapine does not have any substantial effect on the HPG-axis hormone plasma levels, although it reduces substantially the levels of prolactin and cortisol...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dopamine receptor responsivity in schizophrenic patients before and after switch from haloperidol to risperidone
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 89:115-22. 1999
    ..7 ng/ml plasma (S.D. = 19.6). This high potency of risperidone to increase PRL levels cannot be explained by the serotonergic blocking activity of the drug, and seems not to be restricted to its D2 receptor blocking capacity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dopamine receptor responsivity in alcoholic patients before and after detoxification
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Drug Alcohol Depend 57:261-5. 2000
    ..To assess central dopamine receptor responsivity in alcoholic patients during their usual alcohol consumption and after detoxification...
  20. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine serotonergic and dopaminergic responsivity in male schizophrenic patients during treatment with neuroleptics and after switch to risperidone
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Vass Sophias 74, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 157:55-9. 2001
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  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in dopamine receptor responsivity during alcohol detoxification may predict relapse
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Vas Sophias 74, Athens, Greece
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:363-5. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine responsivities of the pituitary dopamine system in male schizophrenic patients during treatment with clozapine, olanzapine, risperidone, sulpiride, or haloperidol
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital Vass Sophias 74 Athens 11528, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 251:141-6. 2001
    ..m. administered haloperidol, since the expected elevations depend mainly on the free remaining D2 receptors in the tuberoinfundibular tract...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine evidence of normal hypothalamus-pituitary dopaminergic function in Huntington's disease
    Manolis Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 31:359-62. 2010
    ..OBJECTIVEs: In addition to neuronal loss in striatum and cerebral cortex that characterizes Huntington's disease (HD), hypothalamic atrophy has also been found only in certain areas, probably not including dopaminergic functions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prolactin responses to acute clomipramine and haloperidol of male schizophrenic patients in a drug-free state and after treatment with clozapine or with olanzapine
    M Markianos
    Athens University Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Vas Sophias 74, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Schizophr Res 56:11-7. 2002
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  25. doi request reprint Plasma homovanillic acid and prolactin in Huntington's disease
    Manolis Markianos
    Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Neurochem Res 34:917-22. 2009
    ..Plasma HVA levels may be proven to be a peripheral index of disease progression. Reducing dopaminergic activity may have not only symptomatic, but also neuroprotective effects in HD...
  26. ncbi request reprint Provocation of neurocardiogenic syncope by clomipramine administration during the head-up tilt test in vasovagal syndrome
    G N Theodorakis
    Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Second Department of Cardiology, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:174-8. 2000
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that activation of the serotonergic system in patients with vasovagal syndrome during the head-up tilt test provokes syncope...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dopamine receptor responsivity in schizophrenic patients in a drug-free state and after treatment with olanzapine
    L Lykouras
    Athens University Medical School Department of Psychiatry, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 25:507-18. 2001
    ..27, p=0.000008). Namely, in the drug-free state significant increases were found in the PRL levels after i.m. HAL administration which were significantly reduced during treatment with OLZ, indicating moderate receptor blockade...
  28. doi request reprint Prolactin and cortisol responses to acute intravenous clomipramine challenge in patients with mania, depression and healthy controls: evidence for reduced serotonergic responsivity
    L Lykouras
    Second Department of Psychiatry, Attikon General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Neuropsychobiology 63:77-81. 2011
    ..The blunted PRL responses to CMI in patients with mania and depression suggest that serotonergic functioning in mania and depression is similarly impaired, at least at the level of hypothalamus-hypophysis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hormonal responses to clonidine and urinary MHPG in delusional and nondelusional melancholic patients: a placebo-controlled study
    L Lykouras
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Athens, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 241:77-81. 1991
    ..Delusional melancholic patients tended to have smaller GH responses to clonidine than nondelusionals (F = 2.18, P = 0.06). There were no differences in GH response to clonidine between high and low MHPG excretors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Administration of citalopram before ECT: seizure duration and hormone responses
    Y G Papakostas
    Department of Psychiatry, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    J ECT 16:356-60. 2000
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  31. ncbi request reprint Gonadal axis hormones in psychiatric male patients after a suicide attempt
    John Tripodianakis
    Dept of Psychiatry, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:135-9. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the findings differentiate suicidal behavior from other aggressive/violent behaviors and do not support the notion that suicidal and aggressive behaviors are manifestations of the same impulse...
  32. ncbi request reprint Changes in central serotonergic function as a correlate of duration of illness in paranoid schizophrenia
    Elias K Angelopoulos
    Athens University, Medical School, Psychiatric Clinic, Eginition Hospital, Vas Sophias 74, Athens 115 28, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 110:9-17. 2002
    ..The results provide evidence that the persistence of psychotic psychopathology induces secondary neuroadaptive effects, which seem to involve changes in central serotonergic function...
  33. ncbi request reprint Biogenic amine turnover and serum cholesterol in suicide attempt
    John Tripodianakis
    Evangelismos General Hospital, Psychiatric Department, Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 252:38-43. 2002
    ..Whether this activation precedes or follows the attempt because of the specific stress, can not be answered at present...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sex hormones and biogenic amine turnover of sex offenders in relation to their temperament and character dimensions
    Orestis Giotakos
    Psychiatric Department, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, 2 Erifilis str, 11634 Athens, Greece
    Psychiatry Res 127:185-93. 2004
    ..In addition, low serotonin turnover and low dopamine turnover seem to be associated with a passive-avoidant behavioral style in rapists and child molesters, respectively...
  35. ncbi request reprint Platelet monoamine oxidase, plasma dopamine beta-hydroxylase activity, dementia and family history of alcoholism in chronic alcoholics
    E Lykouras
    Department of Psychiatry, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 80:487-91. 1989
    ..Platelet MAO was significantly lower in the alcoholic group. Both enzyme activities were negatively related to the presence of dementia, while low MAO activity was associated with positive family history (parents, sibs) of alcoholism...
  36. ncbi request reprint Head-up tilt test with clomipramine challenge in vasovagal syndrome--a new tilt testing protocol
    G N Theodorakis
    Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, 2nd Department of Cardiology and Laboratory of Neurochemistry, Eginition Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Eur Heart J 24:658-63. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to randomly compare clomipramine, used as a challenge-agent during head-up tilt test, with isoproterenol, used in the conventional test, in patients with vasovagal syndrome...
  37. ncbi request reprint The notion of "Sisyphus task" in medicine: A reconstruction
    Y G Papakostas
    a Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, Athens University, Eginition Hospital, Athens
    Psychiatrike 19:330-6. 2008
    ..Conceptualizing with Sisyphean terms their function, physicians can celebrate their transient victories, and by realizing their limitations, reconstruct their aspirations without decreasing their efforts...
  38. ncbi request reprint Aggression, impulsivity, plasma sex hormones, and biogenic amine turnover in a forensic population of rapists
    Orestis Giotakos
    Psychiatric Department of the General Army Hospital, Tripolis, and Prison of Tripolis, Greece
    J Sex Marital Ther 29:215-25. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, aggression-impulsivity scores were clearly associated with luteinizing hormone levels. This association may indicate a hyperactive hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, possibly the result of a reduced serotonergic activity...