A Ghanizadeh

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Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. doi Malondialdehyde, Bcl-2, superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase may mediate the association of sonic hedgehog protein and oxidative stress in autism
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurochem Res 37:899-901. 2012
  2. pmc Clinical approach to motor stereotypies in autistic children
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
    Iran J Pediatr 20:149-59. 2010
  3. pmc N-acetylcysteine for treatment of autism, a case report
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:985-7. 2012
  4. pmc Sensory processing problems in children with ADHD, a systematic review
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychiatry Investig 8:89-94. 2011
  5. pmc Smell identification function in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychiatry Investig 9:150-3. 2012
  6. pmc Co-morbidity and factor analysis on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder DSM-IV-derived items
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:368-72. 2012
  7. ncbi Association of ADHD symptoms severity with higher paternal and lower maternal age of a clinical sample of children
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 52:49-51. 2014
  8. ncbi Systematic review of clinical trials of aripiprazole for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran Tel Fax 98 711 6279319 E mail
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 18:323-9. 2013
  9. ncbi A systematic review of the efficacy and safety of desipramine for treating ADHD
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Curr Drug Saf 8:169-74. 2013
  10. pmc A randomized double blind placebo controlled clinical trial of N-Acetylcysteine added to risperidone for treating autistic disorders
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 13:196. 2013

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  1. doi Malondialdehyde, Bcl-2, superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase may mediate the association of sonic hedgehog protein and oxidative stress in autism
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurochem Res 37:899-901. 2012
    ..Sonic hedgehog also decreases the production of malondialdehyde that its level is high in autism. Therefore, it is supposed that sonic hedgehog may be associated with oxidative stress in autism through other pathways too...
  2. pmc Clinical approach to motor stereotypies in autistic children
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
    Iran J Pediatr 20:149-59. 2010
    ..Management is most likely behavioral. There are some reports regarding efficacy of antipsychotics for its management. Further studies should be conducted to improve our knowledge about it and our ability to differentiate it from tics...
  3. pmc N-acetylcysteine for treatment of autism, a case report
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:985-7. 2012
    ..The score of social impairment on a visual analog scale decreased from 10 to 6 in the two-month trial. The aggressive behaviors decreased from 10 to 3. This case suggests that N-acetylcysteine may decrease some symptoms of autism. ..
  4. pmc Sensory processing problems in children with ADHD, a systematic review
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychiatry Investig 8:89-94. 2011
    ..However, co-morbidity with oppositional defiant disorder and anxiety are predictors of more severe sensory processing problems in children with ADHD...
  5. pmc Smell identification function in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychiatry Investig 9:150-3. 2012
    ..Despite increasing knowledge, controversy about this topic still exists regarding children with ADHD. This study was conducted to help elucidate some of this controversy...
  6. pmc Co-morbidity and factor analysis on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder DSM-IV-derived items
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:368-72. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate co-occurring of ADHD in children with PDD...
  7. ncbi Association of ADHD symptoms severity with higher paternal and lower maternal age of a clinical sample of children
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 52:49-51. 2014
    ..Older mothers and younger fathers have ADHD children with higher hyperactivity/impulsivity severity. It should be investigated whether the father's and mother's age are risk factors for ADHD. ..
  8. ncbi Systematic review of clinical trials of aripiprazole for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran Tel Fax 98 711 6279319 E mail
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 18:323-9. 2013
    ..In addition, the high rate of adverse effects suggests that more controlled trials require to be conducted to reach a conclusion. ..
  9. ncbi A systematic review of the efficacy and safety of desipramine for treating ADHD
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Curr Drug Saf 8:169-74. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc A randomized double blind placebo controlled clinical trial of N-Acetylcysteine added to risperidone for treating autistic disorders
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 13:196. 2013
    ..This study examined the efficacy and safety of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) augmentation for treating irritability in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)...
  11. ncbi N-acetylcysteine versus placebo for treating nail biting, a double blind randomized placebo controlled clinical trial
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Antiinflamm Antiallergy Agents Med Chem 12:223-8. 2013
    ..Further studies with longer durations that build on these preliminary data are recommended. This study is registered at the Iranian Registry of Clinical Trials (Irct registration number: IRCT201103023930N3)...
  12. doi A systematic review of magnesium therapy for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:412-7. 2013
    ..In addition, the safety of magnesium in ADHD is ignored. Therefore, until further strong evidences for its efficacy and safety are provided, magnesium is not recommended for treating ADHD...
  13. doi A preliminary randomised double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial of hydroxyzine for treating sleep bruxism in children
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Oral Rehabil 40:413-7. 2013
    ..Hydroxyzine more than placebo decreased bruxism score (3·8 versus 2·2). No serious adverse effect was reported. Current evidence support that hydroxyzine is effective and well tolerated for treating bruxism in children...
  14. ncbi Parents reported oral sensory sensitivity processing and food preference in ADHD
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 20:426-32. 2013
    ..Future studies should extend this research to children with ADHD and obesity and food reward system...
  15. pmc Molecular hydrogen: an overview of its neurobiological effects and therapeutic potential for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical, Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Med Gas Res 3:11. 2013
    ....
  16. doi Lack of association of handedness with inattention and hyperactivity symptoms in ADHD
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Atten Disord 17:302-7. 2013
    ..While abnormal brain laterality is reported in children with ADHD, it is unclear if hand preference is associated with ADHD, severity symptoms, age, gender, comorbid psychiatric problems, or parental characteristics...
  17. doi The effect of zonisamide on antipsychotic-associated weight gain in patients with schizophrenia: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran
    Schizophr Res 147:110-5. 2013
    ..This trial examines the efficacy and safety of zonisamide on weight and body mass index in patients with schizophrenia being administered with atypical antipsychotics...
  18. ncbi Treatment of bruxism with hydroxyzine
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:839-41. 2013
    ..While many therapeutic approaches are introduced, nearly all of them are not effective or some of them are invasive approach. Three children with sleep bruxism treated with hydroxyzine are reported...
  19. ncbi Efficacy and adverse effects of venlafaxine in children and adolescents with ADHD: a systematic review of non-controlled and controlled trials
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 8:2-8. 2013
    ..However, before recommending venlafaxine for treatment, more robust and larger clinical trials, in particular providing evidence of its long-term efficacy, safety and tolerability are required...
  20. doi Zinc for treating of children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review of randomized controlled clinical trials
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:122-4. 2013
    ..Considering the lack of clear evidence for the effect of zinc on ADHD and the possible effect of zinc on the nervous system, more clinical studies are needed to prove or disprove the effect of zinc as a monotherapy or adjuvant therapy...
  21. doi Agreement between Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, and the proposed DSM-V attention deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnostic criteria: an exploratory study
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran
    Compr Psychiatry 54:7-10. 2013
    ..It also reports sensitivity, specificity, and agreement for ADHD diagnosis...
  22. doi The effect of electroconvulsive therapy on blood glucose, creatinine levels, and lipid profile and its association with the type of psychiatric disorders
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurochem Int 61:1007-10. 2012
    ..ECT may immediately increase the blood glucose and total cholesterol levels, while it does not affect any of the other mentioned parameters. These increases seem to be independent of the type of psychiatric disorders...
  23. pmc Physical exercise and intermittent administration of lactulose may improve autism symptoms through hydrogen production
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Med Gas Res 2:19. 2012
    ..Hydrogen is a gas with anti-oxidative effects suggested for treating or prevention of some medical problems. It is hypothesized that lactulose or hydrogen water may provide hydrogen to reduce oxidative stress in autism...
  24. ncbi Glutathione-related factors and oxidative stress in autism, a review
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran
    Curr Med Chem 19:4000-5. 2012
    ..Glutathione is involved in neuro-protection against oxidative stress and neuro-inflammation in autism by improving the anti-oxidative stress system. Decreasing the oxidative stress might be a potential treatment for autism...
  25. ncbi Systemic review of aripiprazole for the treatment of children and adolescents with tic disorders
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 17:200-4. 2012
    ..Moreover, it seems that its adverse effect profile is safer than pimozide and some other antipsychotics. Therefore, double-blind randomized placebo-controlled studies are needed to provide strong evidence on the issue...
  26. ncbi Psychiatric problems and suicidal behaviour in incarcerated adolescents in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 18:311-7. 2012
    ..In logistic regression analysis only self-harming behaviour and major depressive disorder were significant predictors of attempted suicide...
  27. doi Propranolol in yawning prophylaxis: a case report
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:320.e7-9. 2012
    ..Yawning is a frequent behavior with circadian effects. Sometimes, its frequency is very high and it is disturbing. However, there is no evidence-based treatment for yawning...
  28. pmc Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treatment of children with autism: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Med Gas Res 2:13. 2012
    ..Therefore, sham-controlled studies with rigorous methodology are required to be conducted in order to provide scientific evidence-based HBO therapy for autism treatment...
  29. pmc Psychometric analysis of the new ADHD DSM-V derived symptoms
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 12:21. 2012
    ..This study investigates the psychometric properties of the proposed ADHD diagnostic criteria...
  30. ncbi Can fluoxetine alone cause serotonin syndrome in adolescents?
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychopharmacol Bull 41:76-9. 2008
    ..Serotonin syndrome is usually reported by the use of a combination of drugs. This is a possible case of serotonin syndrome after using Fluoxetine...
  31. ncbi Photophobia and methylphenidate
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychopharmacol Bull 41:171-3. 2008
    ..With the consideration that MPH increases cortical excitability, it is possible that MPH increases sensitivity to some stimulus such as light, and these sensitivities make these children more irritable and sad...
  32. ncbi Does risperidone improve hyperacusia in children with autism?
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychopharmacol Bull 42:108-10. 2009
    ..It can lead to their avoidance from some sounds or they may cover their ears. There was not found any published report about possible effect of any medication for improving hyperacusia in children with autism...
  33. pmc Prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder in Iran
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Roozbeh Hospital, South Kargar St, 13185 1741, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 4:2. 2004
    ....
  34. doi Non-neuronal cell transplantation as a possible therapeutic approach for epilepsy treatment
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Iran
    Brain Res Bull 83:194-5. 2010
    ..This is a letter to the editor about a recently published article. This letter provides evidence that suggest non-neuronal cell transplantation merits investigation as a possible novel therapeutic approach for epilepsy treatment...
  35. pmc How do ADHD children perceive their cognitive, affective, and behavioral aspects of anger expression in school setting?
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 4:4. 2010
    ..This study compares school anger dimensions in children and young adolescents with ADHD and a control group...
  36. pmc Are GPs adequately equipped with the knowledge for educating and counseling of families with ADHD children?
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    BMC Fam Pract 11:5. 2010
    ..This study aimed to survey GPs' knowledge, attitude, and their views of their role in the screening, diagnosing and managing children with ADHD...
  37. ncbi Loss of taste and smell during treatment with topiramate
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Eat Weight Disord 14:e137-8. 2009
    ..He had lost his ability to detect and recognize taste and odor during treatment with topiramate. Those abilities improved after discontinuation of topiramate...
  38. doi Predictors of postural stability in children with ADHD
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Atten Disord 15:604-10. 2011
    ..This study investigates the predictors of postural stability in children with ADHD considering the covariant factors of age, gender, and comorbidities...
  39. doi Predictors of different types of developmental coordination problems in ADHD: the effect of age, gender, ADHD symptom severity and comorbidities
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Neuropediatrics 41:176-81. 2010
    ....
  40. doi Targeting of glycine site on NMDA receptor as a possible new strategy for autism treatment
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Neurochem Res 36:922-3. 2011
    ..Glycine is required for the activation of NMDA receptor. The antagonist of glycine site decreases NMDA receptor conductance. It is hypothesis that glycine site antagonists can be tested as a new strategy for the management of autism...
  41. pmc Prevalence of nail biting and its association with mental health in a community sample of children
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    BMC Res Notes 4:116. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  42. doi Overlap of ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder DSM-IV derived criteria
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 14:179-82. 2011
    ..This study examines the factor structure of oppositional defiant disorder symptoms, its discriminant validity from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, its convergent validity and internal reliability...
  43. ncbi Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in imprisoned individuals--a review
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychiatr Danub 23:139-44. 2011
    ..At this point, ADHD seems to be an ignored research area in developing countries...
  44. ncbi Are parent-reported repetitive and restricted behaviours associated with psychological problems in pre-school-aged children?
    A Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 18:608-13. 2011
    ..Repetitive and restricted behaviours are associated with mental health problems in pre-school-aged children...
  45. doi Could fever and neuroinflammation play a role in the neurobiology of autism? A subject worthy of more research
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Int J Hyperthermia 27:737-8. 2011
    ..It is suggested here that fever or hyperthermia may be able to alter glutamate levels in the brain and may therefore be able to impact on the symptoms of autism. More study on this possibility is clearly warranted...
  46. doi The impact of general medical condition on sleep in children with mental retardation
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Sleep Breath 15:57-62. 2011
    ....
  47. doi Risk factors of abuse of parents by their ADHD children
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:75-81. 2010
    ..There was a very disturbing high rate of abuse by children against parents. There is an interrelation of different forms of abuse. This study contributes to increasing awareness on the abuse of parents by their ADHD children...
  48. ncbi Comorbidity of psychiatric disorders and parental psychiatric disorders in a sample of Iranian children with ADHD
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Atten Disord 12:149-55. 2008
    ..To study the psychiatric comorbidity of a clinical sample of children with ADHD and the psychiatric disorders in their parents...
  49. doi Comorbidity of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents with alopecia areata in a child and adolescent psychiatry clinical sample
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Int J Dermatol 47:1118-20. 2008
    ..This study reports the comorbidity of lifetime psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents with alopecia areata (AA) in a child and adolescent psychiatry clinical sample...
  50. ncbi Distribution of symptoms of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder in schoolchildren of Shiraz, south of Iran
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 11:618-24. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to study the prevalence rate of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms and differences between subtypes in school age children of Shiraz, south of Iran...
  51. ncbi A preliminary study on screening prevalence of pervasive developmental disorder in schoolchildren in Iran
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:759-63. 2008
    ..The rate of suspected cases of PDD in Iran is very high and probable autistic disorder is not gender related. It shows the need for more consideration of PDD in the mental health programs planning...
  52. doi Methylphenidate-associated enuresis in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Pediatr Urol 4:306-7. 2008
    ..This is a case report of possible association of methylphenidate and enuresis in an 11-year-old boy with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...
  53. ncbi Frequency of and barriers to utilization of mental health services in an Iranian population
    A Ghanizadeh
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 14:438-46. 2008
    ..Barriers related to perceptions of mental health services were also important, such as lack of trust and perceptions of friends/family...
  54. doi Psychiatric disorders and behavioral problems in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Brain Dev 31:15-9. 2009
    ....
  55. doi ADHD, bruxism and psychiatric disorders: does bruxism increase the chance of a comorbid psychiatric disorder in children with ADHD and their parents?
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Sleep Breath 12:375-80. 2008
    ..Perhaps, this clue can probably lead to the development of a more satisfying treatment. With consideration of this clue, further studies should survey if there is any association between ODD and sleep micro-arousals...
  56. ncbi Educating and counseling of parents of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Patient Educ Couns 68:23-8. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi Gender comparison of exposed trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in a community sample of adolescents
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Trauma Nurs 14:165-9. 2007
    ..The rate of the subjects who scored more than the cutoff point in the Mississippi Scale was 27.2%. There is an extremely high rate of exposed trauma rate, and approximately one third of them have posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms...
  58. ncbi Psychiatric disorders and family functioning in children and adolescents with functional abdominal pain syndrome
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1132-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to survey the rate of the psychiatric disorders and family functioning in children and adolescents with FAPS...
  59. ncbi Small burns among out-patient children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Burns 34:546-8. 2008
    ..The incidence of burns among children with ADHD was higher than among the control group...
  60. doi Screening signs of auditory processing problem: does it distinguish attention deficit hyperactivity disorder subtypes in a clinical sample of children?
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:81-7. 2009
    ....
  61. ncbi Should tactile sensation impairment be considered in pharmacotherapy of pervasive developmental disorders? A case report
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 29:877-8. 2008
    ..It is a case report of improvement of tactile defensiveness after taking sertraline in a woman with major depressive disorder and Asperger's syndrome...
  62. ncbi Helping families for caring children with autistic spectrum disorders
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 12:478-82. 2009
    ..This is a narrative review of some of the aspects that families of children with autistic spectrum disorders are facing...
  63. doi Tactile sensory dysfunction in children with ADHD
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Behav Neurol 20:107-12. 2008
    ..The aim of this survey was studying association of tactile sensory responsivity with co-morbidity of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) symptoms, subtypes of ADHD, and gender in children with ADHD...
  64. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes towards attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among elementary school teachers
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Patient Educ Couns 63:84-8. 2006
    ..Lack of cooperation between schools, parents and therapeutic institutions inhibits a multimodal treatment program. This study surveys teachers' knowledge and attitudes towards attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...
  65. doi Comorbidity of enuresis in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Atten Disord 13:464-7. 2010
    ..To compare parental psychopathology and psychiatric disorders in ADHD children with and those without enuresis...
  66. doi Association of vaginal bleeding and electroconvulsive therapy use in pregnancy
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Iran
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:569-71. 2009
    ..Re-challenge was conducted. Although the safety of ECT administration in pregnancy has been discussed in many previous reports, its safety should be studied further...
  67. pmc Psychometric properties of the Farsi translation of the Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia-Present and Lifetime Version
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 6:10. 2006
    ..This study compares the results of face-to-face, semi-structural interview and clinical interview by a child and adolescent psychiatrist...
  68. doi Psychiatric comorbidity differences in clinic-referred children and adolescents with ADHD according to the subtypes and gender
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry and Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Child Neurol 24:679-84. 2009
    ..Association of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder subtypes and psychiatric disorders in Iran is somehow different from that in some studies conducted in the Western culture. It is more similar to that of other Asian countries...
  69. doi Cultural structures of the Persian parents' ratings of ADHD
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Atten Disord 13:369-73. 2010
    ..The objective was to study the cultural structure of Farsi-speaking parents' ratings with diagnostic definitions of ADHD...
  70. pmc Copycat suicidal attempt by a 7 year old boy after watching homicidal behavior in media: a case report
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Cases J 2:43. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  71. ncbi Suicidal attempters and non-attempters with bipolar disorder in Iran
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Depress Anxiety 25:E111-4. 2008
    ..It seems that the association of suicidal attempt in BPD is less related to the culture than the disorder itself...
  72. doi Depression, anxiety and suicidal behaviour in children and adolescents with Haemophilia
    A Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Haemophilia 15:528-32. 2009
    ..The proportion of patients with suicidal thought and attempt was much lower than that in the children and adolescents with thalassaemia. Therefore, psychiatric consultation needs to be included in the management of these children...
  73. ncbi Shiraz University students' attitude towards drugs: an exploratory study
    A Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 7:452-60. 2001
    ..Drug use among Shiraz University students is still lower than that reported in the West (except opium). Drug prevention programmes relevant to Iranian culture should be devised...
  74. ncbi Lifetime comorbidity of obsessive-compulsive disorder with psychiatric disorders in a community sample
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Psychology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Depress Anxiety 24:602-7. 2007
    ..Low comorbidity of psychiatric disorders with OCD shows that OCD tends to occur in isolated rather than as cluster problems in a clinical sample...
  75. ncbi Major depressive disorder in children and adolescents after renal transplantation
    A Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Transplant Proc 41:1627-9. 2009
    ..The rate of major depressive disorder was lower than in other chronic diseases such as thallasemia or hemophilia; however, the rate of suicidal behaviors was high...
  76. ncbi Motivations for use of opiates among addicts seeking treatment in Shiraz
    J Ahmadi
    P O Box 71345 1416, Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychol Rep 87:1158-64. 2000
    ..These findings are quite different from those carried out in the West, although there is some overlap. Cultural attitudes toward drug use likely affect the types and amount of use...
  77. ncbi Prevalence of social phobia and its comorbidity with psychiatric disorders in Iran
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Psychology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Depress Anxiety 23:405-11. 2006
    ..The rate of other psychiatric disorders among subjects with SP is more than that in the general population, and the most common psychiatric disorders were the other anxiety disorders and major depressive disorder...
  78. ncbi Knowledge of pharmacists regarding ritalin and ADHD and their attitude towards the use of ritalin to treat ADHD
    A Ghanizadeh
    Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 46:84-8. 2008
    ..To survey the knowledge and attitude of pharmacists towards Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the drug ritalin...
  79. doi Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of risperidone plus topiramate in children with autistic disorder
    Vala Rezaei
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:1269-72. 2010
    ..The present study assessed the effects of topiramate plus risperidone in the treatment of autistic disorder...
  80. doi Ginkgo biloba for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: a double blind, randomized controlled trial
    Bahman Salehi
    Department of Psychiatry, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:76-80. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that G.biloba would be beneficial for treatment of ADHD, and this could be evaluated in a double blind, randomized, parallel group comparison of G.biloba (Ginko T.D. Tolidaru, Iran) and methylphenidate...
  81. ncbi Prevalence of psychiatric disorders, depression, and suicidal behavior in child and adolescent with thalassemia major
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:781-4. 2006
    ..To study the rate of psychiatric disorder and suicidal behavior in children with thalassemia major...
  82. ncbi Substance use in a sample of medical patients
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:315-9. 2008
    ..Substance use, especially cigarettes, was found to be common among patients. Cultural attitudes toward substance use were thought to affect the type and amount of use. These findings can be considered when planning preventive programs...
  83. ncbi Sertraline-associated hair loss
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Drugs Dermatol 7:693-4. 2008
    ..Sertraline is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Its relative potency for dopamine reuptake inhibition is one of its differentiations with other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as fluoxetine...
  84. ncbi Various types of exercise and scores on the Beck Depression Inventory
    Jamshid Ahmadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Psychol Rep 90:821-2. 2002
    ..Their mean depression scores were 10.5 and 6.5, respectively. This difference was also significant. We concluded that exercising is associated with lower mean scores on the Beck Depression Inventory...
  85. ncbi Selegiline in comparison with methylphenidate in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder children and adolescents in a double-blind, randomized clinical trial
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Department of Psychiatry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 14:418-25. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the selegiline treatment compared to methylphenidate (MPH) in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  86. ncbi Do memory complaints represent impaired memory performance in patients with major depressive disorder?
    Arash Mowla
    Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Depress Anxiety 25:E92-6. 2008
    ..The cognitive status of MDD patients should be assessed routinely, regardless of the patient awareness of his or her cognitive deficits...
  87. ncbi Relief of acute intractable traumatic pain with ECT
    Arash Mowla
    Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    J Psychiatr Pract 13:55-7. 2007
  88. pmc Targeting neurotensin as a potential novel approach for the treatment of autism
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
    J Neuroinflammation 7:58. 2010
    ..These observations lead to a postulate that neurotensin may accentuate the hyperglutaminergic state in autism, leading to apoptosis. Targeting neurotensin might be a possible novel approach for the treatment of autism...
  89. ncbi Prevalence of epilepsy and comorbidity of psychiatric disorders in Iran
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Psychiatry and Psychology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Roozbeh Hospital, South Kargar St, 13185 1741 Tehran, Iran
    Seizure 15:476-82. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi Suicidal attempt and psychiatric disorders in Iran
    Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
    Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:309-16. 2005
    ....
  91. ncbi A comparison of effects of fluoxetine and nortriptyline on the symptoms of major depressive disorder
    Arash Mowla
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:209-11. 2006
  92. ncbi Unfavorable smell with citalopram?
    Ahmad Ghanizadeh
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:528-9. 2007
  93. ncbi Diplopia with citalopram: a case report
    Arash Mowla
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:623-4. 2005