Gabor Gazdag

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Country: Hungary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Change of medical student attitudes toward psychiatry: the impact of the psychiatric clerkship
    Gabor Gazdag
    1st Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Jahn Ferenc Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 24:248-54. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine in the treatment of psychotic depression associated with hereditary coproporphyria - Case report and a brief review of the literature
    Rozalia Takacs
    Nyírő Gyula Hospital, 1st Department of Psychiatry, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 16:43-6. 2014
  3. doi request reprint ECT practice and psychiatrists' attitudes towards ECT in the Chuvash Republic of the Russian Federation
    A Golenkov
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Chuvash State University, Cheboksary, Russia
    Eur Psychiatry 25:126-8. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint [Antidepressant treatment associated hyponatremia -- case report]
    Zsófia Bognár
    Egyesített Szent István es Szent László Kórház Rendelointézet, Szent László Kórház, IV Belgyógyászati Osztály, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 15:177-80. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint When do psychiatric side effects emerge during antiviral treatment of hepatitis C?
    Gabor Gazdag
    Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Szent István and Szent László Hospital, Gyali ut 5 7, 1097 Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Danub 25:398-400. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in a Hungarian academic centre (1999-2010)
    Gabor Gazdag
    Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Szent István and Szent László Hospital, Gyali ut 5 7, 1097 Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Danub 25:366-70. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Organizational environment of outpatient drug treatment services in Hungary: a pilot study
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent Lászl6 Hospitals, Budapest, Hungary
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:294-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Referral of intravenous drug users for antiviral treatment: effectiveness of hepatitis C case-finding programmes
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent László Hospitals, Budapest, Hungary
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:223-5. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint [Antipsychotic drug combinations in the treatment of schizophrenia. A review of the literature]
    Gabor Gazdag
    Egyesített Szent István es Szent László Kórház Rendelointézet, Addiktologiai es Pszichiatriai Ambulancia, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:189-95. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The practice of consenting to electroconvulsive therapy in the European Union
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent László Hospitals, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 28:4-6. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Change of medical student attitudes toward psychiatry: the impact of the psychiatric clerkship
    Gabor Gazdag
    1st Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Jahn Ferenc Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 24:248-54. 2009
    ..Psychiatry - as a profession - is getting less and less popular among medical students resulting in a dramatic decrease in number of those choosing this field as a future career...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine in the treatment of psychotic depression associated with hereditary coproporphyria - Case report and a brief review of the literature
    Rozalia Takacs
    Nyírő Gyula Hospital, 1st Department of Psychiatry, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 16:43-6. 2014
    ..Lamotrigine did not trigger an acute porphyric attack as confirmed by clinical and laboratory findings. ..
  3. doi request reprint ECT practice and psychiatrists' attitudes towards ECT in the Chuvash Republic of the Russian Federation
    A Golenkov
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Chuvash State University, Cheboksary, Russia
    Eur Psychiatry 25:126-8. 2010
    ..Enhancing the knowledge about ECT and changing negative attitudes will require persistent educational efforts...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Antidepressant treatment associated hyponatremia -- case report]
    Zsófia Bognár
    Egyesített Szent István es Szent László Kórház Rendelointézet, Szent László Kórház, IV Belgyógyászati Osztály, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 15:177-80. 2013
    ..Severe hyponatremia, requiring intensive care, emerged in connection with the treatment. The authors emphasize the importance of the regular checking of serum sodium levels during antidepressant treatment, especially in elderly patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint When do psychiatric side effects emerge during antiviral treatment of hepatitis C?
    Gabor Gazdag
    Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Szent István and Szent László Hospital, Gyali ut 5 7, 1097 Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Danub 25:398-400. 2013
    ..This retrospective study aimed to determine the time-frame regarding the first appearance of psychiatric side effects in the course of antiviral treatment and the subsequent referral to consultation-liaison psychiatric services...
  6. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in a Hungarian academic centre (1999-2010)
    Gabor Gazdag
    Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Szent István and Szent László Hospital, Gyali ut 5 7, 1097 Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Danub 25:366-70. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the pattern of ECT use at the DPPSU over an 11-year period...
  7. ncbi request reprint Organizational environment of outpatient drug treatment services in Hungary: a pilot study
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent Lászl6 Hospitals, Budapest, Hungary
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:294-6. 2012
    ..The authors describe BPF's organizational structure and functioning related to its effectiveness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Referral of intravenous drug users for antiviral treatment: effectiveness of hepatitis C case-finding programmes
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent László Hospitals, Budapest, Hungary
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:223-5. 2012
    ..This study assessed the effectiveness of three HCI case-finding programmes for intravenous drug users by examining the rate of their referral to antiviral treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Antipsychotic drug combinations in the treatment of schizophrenia. A review of the literature]
    Gabor Gazdag
    Egyesített Szent István es Szent László Kórház Rendelointézet, Addiktologiai es Pszichiatriai Ambulancia, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:189-95. 2012
    ..Authors, after reviewing existing scientific data, make attempt to give recommendations for combined antipsychotic therapy in everyday clinical practice...
  10. doi request reprint The practice of consenting to electroconvulsive therapy in the European Union
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent László Hospitals, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 28:4-6. 2012
    ..To survey major aspects of obtaining informed consent to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the countries of the European Union...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sibutramine-associated psychosis (case report)
    Gabor Gazdag
    Szent László Hospital, Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 10:107-10. 2008
    ..There are altogether four reported cases in the literature about psychotic episodes associated with sibutramine, which has been registered as an appetite suppressant for 10 years...
  12. doi request reprint Knowledge of and attitude toward electroconvulsive therapy: a survey of Hungarian anesthesiology residents
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szt Laszlo Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 25:113-6. 2009
    ..To assess the knowledge of and attitudes toward electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Hungarian anesthesiology residents...
  13. doi request reprint László Meduna's pilot studies with camphor inductions of seizures: the first 11 patients
    Gabor Gazdag
    1st Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Jahn Ferenc Hospital, Koves utca, 1201 Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 25:3-11. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Impact on psychiatric interns of watching live electroconvulsive treatment
    Gabor Gazdag
    Szt Laszlo Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Acad Psychiatry 33:152-6. 2009
    ..Watching a live electroconvulsive treatment (ECT) has both positive and negative effects on spectators. The authors aim to survey the attitude change towards ECT in interns after watching a live ECT session...
  15. ncbi request reprint Barriers to antiviral treatment in hepatitis C infected intravenous drug users
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent László Hospitals, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 12:459-62. 2010
    ..Nowadays intravenous drug use is the main source of hepatitis C transmission, but only a small proportion of those who acquired infection via intravenous drug use receive antiviral treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Attitudes toward electroconvulsive therapy in Romanian psychiatrists
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent László Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 27:e55-6. 2011
    ..Answers reflecting false concepts or negative attitudes toward ECT were more than 20% in 15 of 21 items, which highlights the urgent need to improve psychiatrists' education and training about ECT in Romania...
  17. ncbi request reprint [The optimal combination of ECT with pharmacotherapy]
    Gabor Gazdag
    Fővárosi Önkormányzat Egyesített Szent István és Szent László Kórház Rendelőintézet, Addiktologiai es Pszichiatriai Ambulancia, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 13:153-61. 2011
    ..This paper reviews the current literature on the use of benzodiazepines, mood stabilizers, antidepressants, antipsychotics together with ECT with the aim of providing recommendations for clinical practice...
  18. ncbi request reprint Non-pharmacological biological therapies in schizophrenia
    Gabor Gazdag
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 13:233-8. 2011
    ..Finally, the place of the new neurostimulation techniques, particularly TMS is outlined...
  19. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy practice in Poland
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szt Laszlo Hospital, Gyali ut 5 7, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 25:34-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the study reported herein was to determine the characteristics of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) practice in Poland...
  20. doi request reprint Survey of referrals to electroconvulsive therapy in Hungary
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szt Laszlo Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:900-4. 2009
    ..The diagnostic distribution of patients treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Hungary is significantly different from that in Western Europe or the USA. In Hungary most of the treated patients are diagnosed with schizophrenia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Difficulties with interferon treatment in former intravenous drug users
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent László Hospitals, Gyali ut 5 7, Budapest, Hungary
    Braz J Infect Dis 15:163-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare antiviral treatment-related problems among former IDUs to HCV-infected patients without a history of IDU...
  22. ncbi request reprint Atropine coma: a historical note
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szt Laszlo Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 21:203-6. 2005
    ..Hypotheses concerning its mode of action are briefly mentioned. The reasons why ACT never gained wider acceptance are explored in the context of both contemporary psychiatric practice and the broader sociocultural climate of the era...
  23. ncbi request reprint [The efficacy of ECT treatment in depression: a meta-analysis]
    Gazdag Gábor
    Szt Lászó Kórház, Addiktologiai es Pszichiatriai Ambulancia
    Psychiatr Hung 20:195-200. 2005
    ..The present study analyzed the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), simulated ECT and antidepressant drugs in the treatment of depression...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of neuroleptic medication on seizure threshold and duration in electroconvulsive therapy
    Gabor Gazdag
    Szent László Hospital, Clinic of Addictology and Psychiatry, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 57:385-90. 2004
    ..Antipsychotic drugs can influence both seizure threshold and seizure activity in different ways...
  25. ncbi request reprint Etomidate versus propofol for electroconvulsive therapy in patients with schizophrenia
    Gabor Gazdag
    Clinic for Addictology and Psychiatry, Szt Lászió Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 20:225-9. 2004
    ..However, the seizure-induced increase in MAP was reduced by propofol to a significantly greater degree than by etomidate...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Gerontopsychiatric problems in a consultation-liaison practice]
    Gabor Gazdag
    Szent László Kórház, Addiktologiai es Pszichiatriai Ambulancia, Budapest
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 7:140-5. 2005
    ..With the increasing number of the elderly patients, number of appearing gerontopsychiatric problems in consultation work is also growing...
  27. ncbi request reprint The augmentation of clozapine treatment with electroconvulsive therapy
    Gabor Gazdag
    Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent László Hospital, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 59:261-7. 2006
    ..The assessment, in terms of safety and efficacy, of augmenting clozapine monotherapy, as well as combined psychopharmacotherapy involving clozapine, with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Chapters from the history of biological psychiatry: efforts made to increase the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy]
    Gabor Gazdag
    Szt Laszló Kórház, Addiktologiai es Pszichiatriai Ambulancia, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:351-9. 2006
    ..Side effects and complications of these methods are also dealt with in detail. Finally, an attempt is made to critically evaluate these methods in the context of contemporary ethical standards...
  29. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards electroconvulsive therapy among Hungarian psychiatrists
    Gabor Gazdag
    Szt Laszlo Hospital, Clinic for Addictology and Psychiatry, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 20:204-7. 2004
    ..The negative attitude of Hungarian psychiatrists, especially of those who work in outpatient care, may have an important role in the decrease of the application of ECT in the past decade in Hungary...
  30. ncbi request reprint Rates of electroconvulsive therapy use in Hungary in 2002
    G Gazdag
    Clinic of Addictology and Psychiatry, Szt Laszlo Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 20:42-4. 2004
    ..These events basically influenced ECT use. The aim of this study was to obtain an overview of ECT practice in Hungary after these changes...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Psychiatric disorders leading to noncompliance in a consultative psychiatric practice]
    Gabor Gazdag
    Szent László Kórház Addiktológiai és Pszichiátriai Ambulancia, Budapest
    Orv Hetil 148:509-12. 2007
    ..Among the reasons leading to noncompliance, psychiatric disorders concomitant with somatic disturbances play a major role...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Physical and electrophysiological aspects of electroconvulsive therapy--literature review]
    Gabor Gazdag
    Szt Laszló Kórház, Pszichiátriai és Addiktológiai Ambulancia, 1097 Budapest, Gyali ut 5 7
    Ideggyogy Sz 56:370-5. 2003
    ..The EEG and EMG concordance is supposed to be connected also with the efficacy. In the discussion the author gives recommendations based on the literature...
  33. ncbi request reprint The history of Lipótmezö, the site of the first convulsive therapy
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szt Laszlo Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 23:221-3. 2007
    ..Finally, the latest 70 years of the Institute will be briefly reviewed, with special emphasis on the events of the last few months of 2007 in which the institution has been closed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Regressive and intensive methods of electroconvulsive therapy: a brief historical note
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szt Laszlo Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 23:229-32. 2007
    ..An attempt is also made to evaluate the risks and benefits of these methods from a historical perspective...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Strategies for optimizing stimulus dosage during electroconvulsive therapy]
    Gabor Gazdag
    Fovarosi Onkormanyzat, Szent Laszlo Korhaza, Addiktologiai es Pszichiatriai Ambulancia, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 22:185-90. 2007
    ..In the literature four different methods are recommended for this purpose: 1) dose-titration 2) half-age method 3) age method 4) fix dose method...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison of propofol and etomidate regarding impact on seizure threshold during electroconvulsive therapy in patients with schizophrenia
    Gazdag Gábor
    Szent László Kórház, Addiktologiai es Pszichiatriai Ambulancia, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 9:125-30. 2007
    ..In this study, etomidate and propofol are compared regarding their impact on seizure threshold and seizure duration...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hungarian medical students' knowledge about and attitudes toward electroconvulsive therapy
    Gabor Gazdag
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, St László Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    J ECT 21:96-9. 2005
    ..The frequent occurrence of incorrect beliefs about and negative attitudes toward ECT support the necessity of covering ECT in the medical school curriculum more thoroughly and in more detail...
  38. doi request reprint The birth of convulsive therapy revisited: a reappraisal of László Meduna's first cohort of patients
    Brigitta Baran
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, and Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Service, Szent István and Szent László Hospitals, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 136:1179-82. 2012
    ..The introduction of convulsive therapy (COT) was undoubtedly one of the milestones in the history of psychiatry. Its originator, László Meduna, has become one of the founding fathers of biological psychiatry...
  39. doi request reprint The beginnings of modern psychiatric treatment in Europe. Lessons from an early account of convulsive therapy
    Brigitta Baran
    Dept of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:434-40. 2008
    ..This historical case is discussed from both the diagnostic and therapeutic points of view, and an attempt is made to explain the possible reasons for the discrepancies found between Meduna's account and ZL's case notes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Safety of the electroconvulsive therapy and amisulpride combination
    Rozalia Takacs
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Danub 25:76-9. 2013
    ..When amisulpiride is ineffective as a monotherapy, combination with ECT could be an option to enhance its efficacy. To the best of our knowledge, to date there have been no data about the safety of this combination...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Impact of comorbid psychiatric disorders on the length of stay and the cost of medical treatment among geriatric patients treated on internal medicine wards]
    Gábor Sebestyén
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:386-92. 2006
    ..Several studies have shown that comorbid dementia increases the length of stay (LOS) in hospitals. The literature is more contradictory in the case of anxiety disorders, substance-related disorders, mood disorders and delirium...
  42. pmc Károly Schaffer and his school: the birth of biological psychiatry in Hungary, 1890-1940
    Brigitta Baran
    Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Balassa u 6, 1083 Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Psychiatry 23:449-56. 2008
    ..The present biographical account of Károly Schaffer and his school seeks to bring this important story in the early history of biological psychiatry to a wider audience and explain why it has since been forgotten...
  43. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy on Hungarian websites
    Rozalia Takacs
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Danub 24:86-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess and compare the information on Hungarian Internet sites on ECT and ECV with respect to their depiction and acceptance by the public...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between schizophrenia and criminal behavior]
    Brigitta Baran
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 13:257-61. 2011
    ..Finally the question of re-offending is discussed. In summary the importance of this issue in stigmatization and in the development of the mental health care system is highlighted...
  45. doi request reprint Quality of life and its socio-demographic and psychological determinants after bone marrow transplantation
    Henriett Janicsák
    1st Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Jahn Ferenc Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur J Haematol 91:135-40. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the influence of somatic status, social characteristics, and psychological symptoms on QOL in BMT patients...
  46. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in Bulgaria: a snapshot of past and present
    Luchezar G Hranov
    University Multiprofile Hospital for Active Treatment in Neurology and Psychiatry Sveti Naum, Sofia, Bulgaria
    J ECT 28:108-10. 2012
    ..To date, there has been no information about the present state of ECT use in Bulgaria...