Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita

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Affiliation: University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Continuous decrease in serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels in a neuropsychiatric syndrome of systemic lupus erythematosus patient with organic brain changes
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:1277-81. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Plasma catecholamine metabolite levels and the activities of psychiatric symptoms in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:198-202. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of a walking intervention on depressive feelings and social adaptation in healthy workers
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    J UOEH 35:1-8. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint No association between BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and emergence of psychiatric symptoms in systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:348-51. 2011
  5. doi request reprint A case of late-onset Tourette's disorder successfully treated with aripiprazole: view from blood levels of catecholamine metabolites and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Kitakyushu, Japan
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:977-80. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Opposite effects of milnacipran, a serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, on the levels of nitric oxide and brain-derived neurotrophic factor in mouse brain cortex
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 380:479-86. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Three polymorphisms of the eNOS gene and plasma levels of metabolites of nitric oxide in depressed Japanese patients: a preliminary report
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan, School of Medicine, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:531-4. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) polymorphism Val66Met is associated with neither serum BDNF level nor response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in depressed Japanese patients
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 8078555, Japan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1022-5. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), BDNF gene Val66Met polymorphism, or plasma catecholamine metabolites, and response to mirtazapine in Japanese patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)
    Asuka Katsuki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    CNS Spectr 17:155-63. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The cognitive profile of aripiprazole differs from that of other atypical antipsychotics in schizophrenia patients
    Hikaru Hori
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 8078555, Japan
    J Psychiatr Res 46:757-61. 2012

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Publications47

  1. pmc Continuous decrease in serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels in a neuropsychiatric syndrome of systemic lupus erythematosus patient with organic brain changes
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:1277-81. 2008
    ..Thus, the longitudinal measurement of serum BDNF levels might be useful in predicting the prognosis of NPSLE...
  2. doi request reprint Plasma catecholamine metabolite levels and the activities of psychiatric symptoms in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:198-202. 2013
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  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of a walking intervention on depressive feelings and social adaptation in healthy workers
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    J UOEH 35:1-8. 2013
    ..The walking program improved depressive feelings and social adaptation in the non-exercising group...
  4. ncbi request reprint No association between BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and emergence of psychiatric symptoms in systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:348-51. 2011
    ..Recent studies have suggested that BDNF plays a role in the pathogenesis of psychiatric symptoms in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  5. doi request reprint A case of late-onset Tourette's disorder successfully treated with aripiprazole: view from blood levels of catecholamine metabolites and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Kitakyushu, Japan
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:977-80. 2009
    ..In contrast, serum BDNF levels remained consistently low during the treatment course. The present case suggests that aripiprazole might ameliorate tics and emotional instability via influencing dopaminergic neurons in late-onset TD...
  6. doi request reprint Opposite effects of milnacipran, a serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, on the levels of nitric oxide and brain-derived neurotrophic factor in mouse brain cortex
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 380:479-86. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that milnacipran has opposite effects on the levels of NO and BDNF in the brain cortex, namely, downregulation of NO and upregulation of BDNF...
  7. doi request reprint Three polymorphisms of the eNOS gene and plasma levels of metabolites of nitric oxide in depressed Japanese patients: a preliminary report
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan, School of Medicine, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:531-4. 2011
    ..Depression is a risk factor for coronary heart disease. Nitric oxide (NO) plays an important role in both coronary heart disease and depression...
  8. doi request reprint The brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) polymorphism Val66Met is associated with neither serum BDNF level nor response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in depressed Japanese patients
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 8078555, Japan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1022-5. 2011
    ..In addition, serum BDNF levels in these patients were considered together with the clinical response...
  9. doi request reprint Serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), BDNF gene Val66Met polymorphism, or plasma catecholamine metabolites, and response to mirtazapine in Japanese patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)
    Asuka Katsuki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    CNS Spectr 17:155-63. 2012
    ..We also examined mirtazapine's effects on the serum BDNF and plasma levels of catecholamine metabolites in these patients...
  10. doi request reprint The cognitive profile of aripiprazole differs from that of other atypical antipsychotics in schizophrenia patients
    Hikaru Hori
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 8078555, Japan
    J Psychiatr Res 46:757-61. 2012
    ..In fact, the results suggest there is no linear relationship between the dose of aripiprazole and cognitive impairment, which may be due to its unique pharmacological profile...
  11. ncbi request reprint Current smoking rate in patients with psychiatric disorders in Japan: questionnaire survey
    Wakako Umene-Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:268-73. 2013
    ..Among the current smokers, 43.4% had experienced smoking cessation, and only 26.1% were not interested in smoking cessation. Of the current smokers, 37.5% spent between US$128.88 and US$257 per month on cigarettes. ..
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy between paroxetine and sertraline augmented with aripiprazole in patients with refractory major depressive disorder
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 8078555, Japan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 39:355-7. 2012
    ..In the present study, we compared the efficacy between paroxetine and sertraline augmented with aripiprazole in patients with refractory major depression...
  13. doi request reprint Predictive factors for responding to sertraline treatment: views from plasma catecholamine metabolites and serotonin transporter polymorphism
    Wakako Umene-Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyusyu, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1764-71. 2010
    ..037). These results suggest that pre-treatment plasma HVA levels and the 5-HTTLPR genotype for the promoter might be associated with a response to sertraline...
  14. doi request reprint Aripiprazole altered plasma levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and catecholamine metabolites in first-episode untreated Japanese schizophrenia patients
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:33-8. 2012
    ..We investigated the effects of aripiprazole on plasma levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and catecholamine metabolites in first-episode untreated schizophrenia patients...
  15. doi request reprint Association between plasma nitric oxide metabolites levels and negative symptoms of schizophrenia: a pilot study
    Yuichiro Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:139-44. 2010
    ..85 +/- 0.70 microM, after; 2.25 +/- 1.00 microM, p = 0.0491). These results suggest that NO might be one of the candidates factors which are associated with the pathophysiology of negative symptoms of schizophrenia...
  16. doi request reprint Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels as a novel biological marker for the activities of psychiatric symptoms in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:121-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that serum BDNF levels may be a biological marker for reflecting the severity of the psychiatric symptoms of NPSLE...
  17. doi request reprint Adding a low dose atypical antipsychotic drug to an antidepressant induced a rapid increase of plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in patients with treatment-resistant depression
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 8078555, Japan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:308-12. 2010
    ....
  18. doi request reprint No difference in adherence to paroxetine between depressed patients with early remission and those with late remission based on monitoring of plasma paroxetine concentrations
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:487-90. 2010
    ..Clinicians always take their cautions for the adherence to paroxetine regardless of the clinical time courses the patients recovering from their depressive symptoms...
  19. doi request reprint Several prescription patterns of antipsychotic drugs influence cognitive functions in Japanese chronic schizophrenia patients
    Hikaru Hori
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan, School of Medicine, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 16:138-42. 2012
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Effects of antidepressants on plasma metabolites of nitric oxide in major depressive disorder: comparison between milnacipran and paroxetine
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 8078555, Japan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1451-3. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint [Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and mood disorder]
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 11 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Nihon Shinkei Seishin Yakurigaku Zasshi 30:181-4. 2010
    ..Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and serotonin noradrenalin reuptake inhibitors both recover the decreased blood BDNF levels. These findings indicate that the blood BDNF level is one of the candidate biomarkers for depression...
  22. doi request reprint Different patterns of longitudinal changes in plasma levels of catecholamine metabolites and brain-derived neurotrophic factor after administration of atypical antipsychotics in first episode untreated schizophrenic patients
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Iseigaoka, Yahatansihi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:256-61. 2010
    ....
  23. doi request reprint A case with occurring adverse effects when cross-over titration from fluvoxamine to paroxetine associated with increasing the plasma fluvoxamine level in major depressive disorder
    Hikaru Hori
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:620-2. 2009
    ..The case indicates that emerging adverse effects via the pharmacokinetic interaction of these drugs when switching patients from fluvoxamine to paroxetine can occur...
  24. doi request reprint Critical examination of a correlation between brain gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) concentrations and a personality trait of extroversion in healthy volunteers as measured by a 3 Tesla proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Naoki Goto
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 8078555, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 182:53-7. 2010
    ..A negative correlation was found between the GABA/creatine ratios in the frontal lobe and scores of extroversion on the NEO-FFI. These results suggest that GABAergic neurons are related to personality traits of healthy subjects...
  25. doi request reprint Higher plasma interleukin-6 (IL-6) level is associated with SSRI- or SNRI-refractory depression
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 8078555, Japan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:722-6. 2009
    ..These results suggest that higher plasma IL-6 activity is associated with the refractoriness of depression, and plasma IL-6 levels might be a predictor for response to SSRIs or SNRI...
  26. doi request reprint Relationships between stress, social adaptation, personality traits, brain-derived neurotrophic factor and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol plasma concentrations in employees at a publishing company in Japan
    Kanae Okuno
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 186:326-32. 2011
    ..These results suggest that levels of plasma BDNF and plasma MHPG might be associated with psychological job stress and certain personality traits among employees in the publishing industry in Japan...
  27. doi request reprint Associations between plasma levels of 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol (MHPG) and negative symptoms or cognitive impairments in early-stage schizophrenia
    Naoki Goto
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:639-45. 2009
    ..420, p = 0.0836). These results suggest that noradrenergic neurons might be involved in neuropsychological functions in early-stage of schizophrenia...
  28. doi request reprint Serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in comorbidity of depression and alcohol dependence
    Wakako Umene-Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:409-13. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the serum BDNF level is a useful biological marker for depression in patients with alcohol dependence...
  29. pmc Six-month treatment with atypical antipsychotic drugs decreased frontal-lobe levels of glutamate plus glutamine in early-stage first-episode schizophrenia
    Naoki Goto
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 8:119-22. 2012
    ..To study the effects of treatment with atypical antipsychotic drugs on brain levels of glutamate plus glutamine in early-stage first-episode schizophrenia...
  30. doi request reprint Reliability, validity and clinical utility of a Japanese version of the Social Adaptation Self-evaluation Scale as calibrated using the Beck Depression Inventory
    Nobuhisa Ueda
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 65:624-9. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to develop a Japanese version of the SASS (SASS-J) and to evaluate its reliability and validity...
  31. doi request reprint Addition of risperidone to sertraline improves sertraline-resistant refractory depression without influencing plasma concentrations of sertraline and desmethylsertraline
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 23:707-13. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint No alterations of brain GABA after 6 months of treatment with atypical antipsychotic drugs in early-stage first-episode schizophrenia
    Naoki Goto
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 8078555, Fukuoka, Japan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:1480-3. 2010
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Plasma levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and interleukin-6 in patients with dysthymic disorder: comparison with age- and sex-matched major depressed patients and healthy controls
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:566-9. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the pathophysiology of dysthymic disorder and major depression might be similar in terms of the blood levels of BDNF and IL-6...
  34. doi request reprint Plasma levels of interleukin-6 and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor response in patients with major depressive disorder
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:466-70. 2013
    ..This is the first report, to our knowledge, of an investigation into the association between 5-HTT gene polymorphism, plasma IL-6 levels, and responses to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in Japanese patients with MDD...
  35. pmc No Association between the Response to the Addition of an Atypical Antipsychotic Drug to an SSRI or SNRI and the BDNF (Val66Met) Polymorphism in Refractory Major Depressive Disorder in Japanese Patients
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Clin Psychopharmacol Neurosci 10:49-53. 2012
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Grapefruit juice alters plasma sertraline levels after single ingestion of sertraline in healthy volunteers
    Nobuhisa Ueda
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:832-5. 2009
    ..We investigated the effects of grapefruit juice on the pharmacokinetics of sertraline in healthy volunteers...
  37. pmc Follow-up Study on Electroconvulsive Therapy in Treatment-resistant Depressed Patients after Remission: A Chart Review
    Yuki Tokutsu
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Psychopharmacol Neurosci 11:34-8. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study is to examine such risk factors using a sample of TRD patients...
  38. doi request reprint Plasma levels of metabolites of catecholamine in nicotine-dependent patients treated with varenicline
    Wakako Umene-Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 8078555, Japan
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:486-9. 2012
    ..To confirm the hypothesis, we investigated the association of plasma homovanillic acid (HVA) and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol (MHPG) levels in patients with nicotine dependence in comparison with nonsmokers...
  39. doi request reprint Rapid response to paroxetine is associated with plasma paroxetine levels at 4 but not 8 weeks of treatment, and is independent of serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism in Japanese depressed patients
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:489-94. 2009
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint [Blood levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in major depressive disorder]
    Reiji Yoshimura
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
    Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 112:982-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, blood BDNF levels partially reflect those in the brain, and there is also strong and consistent evidence indicating that these levels normalize following the biological intervention for depression...
  41. doi request reprint Varenicline does not increase serum BDNF levels in patients with nicotine dependence
    Wakako Umene-Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:276-9. 2010
    ..0 +/- 1.1 ng/ml) of patients. These results suggest that smoking might decrease serum BDNF levels and that treatment with varenicline for 8 weeks, combined with 12 weeks of not smoking, does not increase serum BDNF levels in smokers...
  42. doi request reprint Inducible nitric oxide synthase downmodulates contact hypersensitivity by suppressing dendritic cell migration and survival
    Kazunari Sugita
    Department of Dermatology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Invest Dermatol 130:464-71. 2010
    ..Finally, we showed that iNOS inhibitor enhanced LC survival in vitro. We concluded that NO suppresses migration and survival of cutaneous DCs, resulting in a downmodulation of CHS...
  43. doi request reprint Efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy is associated with changing blood levels of homovanillic acid and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in refractory depressed patients: a pilot study
    Tatsuya Okamoto
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 8078555, Japan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1185-90. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the mechanisms underlying ECT's effect on refractory depression may be related to dopaminergic neurons and BDNF...
  44. doi request reprint Abnormal white matter integrity in the corpus callosum among smokers: tract-based spatial statistics
    Wakako Umene-Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e87890. 2014
    ..580, pā€Š=ā€Š0.023). These results suggest that the corpus callosum may be one of the key areas influenced by chronic smoking. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint [Review of pharmacological efficacies and side effects of antidepressants]
    Atsuko Ikenouchi-Sugita
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
    Nihon Rinsho 65:1633-7. 2007
    ..Clinicians should select antidepressants considering their pharmacologic profiles and avoiding adverse effects...
  46. pmc Prostaglandin Eā‚‚ is critical for the development of niacin-deficiency-induced photosensitivity via ROS production
    Kazunari Sugita
    1 Department of Dermatology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan 2 Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Sci Rep 3:2973. 2013
    ..Niacin deficiency-induced photosensitivity was mediated through EP4 signaling in response to increased PGE2 production via induction of ROS formation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Erythema annulare centrifugum associated with herpes zoster
    Shun Ohmori
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    J UOEH 34:225-9. 2012
    ..An etiologic relationship between EAC and herpes zoster is strongly suggested by the present case and by our review...