Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lamotrigine abolished aggression in a patient with treatment-resistant posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dubrava, Referral Centre for Stress Related Disorders of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Clin Neuropharmacol 36:94-5. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Startle reactivity in acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 167:194-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological indicators of acute stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    University Hospital Dubrava, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Centre for Stress Related Disorders of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia, Regional Center for Psychotrauma, Zagreb, Croatia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 154:185-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy treatment of PTSD and comorbid disorders
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, Dubrava University Hospital, Referral Center for Stress related Disorders of the Croatian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Regional Center for Psychotrauma, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:411-4. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Integrative psychotherapy
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Dubrava University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Center for Stress related Disorders, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, Regional Center for Psychotrauma, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:352-63. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in soldiers with combat experiences
    D Kozaric-Kovacic
    National Center for Psychotrauma, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dubrava, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 42:165-70. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric help to psychotraumatized persons during and after war in Croatia
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    National Center for Psychotrauma, Department of Psychiatry, Dubrava University Hospital, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 43:221-8. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Change of diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder related to compensation-seeking
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, National Center for Psychotrauma, Dubrava University Hospital, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 45:427-33. 2004
  9. doi request reprint The association between brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met variants and psychotic symptoms in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nela Pivac
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry, Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:306-11. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Risperidone in psychotic combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: an open trial
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    National Centre for Psychotrauma, Department of Psychiatry, Dubrava University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:922-7. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Lamotrigine abolished aggression in a patient with treatment-resistant posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dubrava, Referral Centre for Stress Related Disorders of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Clin Neuropharmacol 36:94-5. 2013
    ..Our case suggests that lamotrigine may be useful in treating aggression and aggression-related symptoms in PTSD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Startle reactivity in acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 167:194-8. 2011
    ..Heightened startle magnitude in the immediate aftermath of trauma may be a good predictor of PTSD; moreover, a lack of startle habituation appears to be a more stable marker of PTSD, which persists for six months after trauma exposure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological indicators of acute stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    University Hospital Dubrava, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Centre for Stress Related Disorders of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia, Regional Center for Psychotrauma, Zagreb, Croatia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 154:185-9. 2010
    ..They are characterized by prominent psychophysiological symptoms that can give insight into the pathogenesis of PTSD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy treatment of PTSD and comorbid disorders
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, Dubrava University Hospital, Referral Center for Stress related Disorders of the Croatian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Regional Center for Psychotrauma, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:411-4. 2009
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  5. ncbi request reprint Integrative psychotherapy
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Dubrava University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Center for Stress related Disorders, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, Regional Center for Psychotrauma, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:352-63. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the development of integrative psychotherapy in Croatia and the organization of the Croatian program, which is identical to the program of the European Association for Integrative Psychotherapy is shortly described...
  6. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in soldiers with combat experiences
    D Kozaric-Kovacic
    National Center for Psychotrauma, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Dubrava, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 42:165-70. 2001
    ..To compare psychological, medical, and trauma-related variables in veterans with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (CR-PTSD) comorbid with depression and veterans with CR-PTSD only...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric help to psychotraumatized persons during and after war in Croatia
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    National Center for Psychotrauma, Department of Psychiatry, Dubrava University Hospital, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 43:221-8. 2002
    ..To present organization of psychosocial support and treatment of traumatized persons during and after the 1991-1995 war in Croatia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Change of diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder related to compensation-seeking
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, National Center for Psychotrauma, Dubrava University Hospital, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 45:427-33. 2004
    ..To explore the change in the diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) related to the implementation of the new national regulation on compensation-seeking by war veterans in Croatia...
  9. doi request reprint The association between brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met variants and psychotic symptoms in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nela Pivac
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry, Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:306-11. 2012
    ..This study intended to assess whether the Met allele is overrepresented in unrelated Caucasian male veterans with psychotic PTSD compared to veteran controls...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risperidone in psychotic combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: an open trial
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    National Centre for Psychotrauma, Department of Psychiatry, Dubrava University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:922-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that war veterans with psychotic PTSD, resistant to prior antidepressant treatment, would respond well to 6 weeks of treatment with the atypical antipsychotic risperidone, given as a monotherapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of psychotic comorbidity in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    National Center for Psychotrauma, Regional Center for Psychotrauma Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Dubrava University Hospital, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mil Med 170:223-6. 2005
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  12. pmc Psychiatric heredity and posttraumatic stress disorder: survey study of war veterans
    Ivana Dijanić Plasć
    Department of Psychiatry, The Referral Center of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare for Stress related Disorders, Regional Center for Psychotrauma, University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 48:146-56. 2007
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  13. pmc Pharmacotherapy of treatment-resistant combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder with psychotic features
    Nela Pivac
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 47:440-51. 2006
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  14. doi request reprint Body mass index in male Caucasian veterans with or without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    University Hospital Dubrava, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Centre of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare for the Stress Related Disorders, Regional Centre for Psychotrauma, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1447-50. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine treatment in an open trial in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder with psychotic features
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    University Hospital Dubrava, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Centre for the Stress related Disorders of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Regional Centre for Psychotrauma, Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:253-61. 2007
    ..Our present and previous data suggest that treatment-resistant psychotic PTSD patients may improve after taking atypical antipsychotics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Elevation of serum total triiodothironine and free triiodothironine in Croatian veterans with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    Dragica Kozaric-Kovacic
    Department of Psychiatry, National Center for Psychotrauma, Dubrava University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Mil Med 167:846-9. 2002
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  17. doi request reprint Suicide attempt, smoking, comorbid depression, and platelet serotonin in alcohol dependence
    Korona Nenadic-Sviglin
    Center for Alcoholism and other Addictions, Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce, Zagreb, Croatia
    Alcohol 45:209-16. 2011
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  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological study of suicide in the Republic of Croatia -- comparison of war and post-war periods and areas directly and indirectly affected by war
    Mirjana Grubisic-Ilic
    Department of Applied Psychology and Forensic Medicine, Police Academy, Police College, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur Psychiatry 17:259-64. 2002
    ..001). Firearms or explosive devices were the methods used more significantly for suicides in the areas directly affected by war than in other areas, whereas hanging was more frequently used in the areas indirectly affected by war...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dopamine beta-hydroxylase (DBH) activity and -1021C/T polymorphism of DBH gene in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    Maja Mustapic
    Division of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:1087-9. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community based intervention for the protection of children from small arms and explosive devices during the war: observational study
    Aida Mujkic
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Rockefellerova 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 43:390-5. 2002
    ..To evaluate the influence of a community-based intervention aimed at reducing the risk of unintentional injuries caused by small arms and explosive devices accessible to children during the 1991-1995 war in Croatia...
  21. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder: diagnostic data analysis by data mining methodology
    Igor Marinic
    Dubrava University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Center of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare for Stress related Disorders, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 48:185-97. 2007
    ..Additional models placing more weight on one of the classes (PTSD or non-PTSD) were trained, and prototypes representing subgroups in the classes constructed...
  22. doi request reprint Homocysteine and serum lipids concentration in male war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Tihana Jendricko
    University Hospital Dubrava, Department of Psychiatry, Refferal Centre of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare for Stress related Disorders, Avenija Gojka Suska 6, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:134-40. 2009
    ..An increase in the homocysteine concentration observed in the non-smoking PTSD patients needs further investigation with a carefully designed prospective study to confirm associated, possibly enhanced CVD risk...
  23. doi request reprint Exaggerated platelet reactivity to physiological agonists in war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Anđelko Vidović
    University Hospital Dubrava, Department of Psychiatry, Referral Center for the Stress Related Disorders, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:161-72. 2011
    ..The enhanced platelet reactivity observed in our study may be the underlying mechanism contributing to the development of CVD in PTSD patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress markers in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
    Marina Ceprnja
    University of Zagreb, Dubrava University Hospital, Clinical Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:1155-60. 2011
    ..The clinical significance of these results was examined using ROC analysis. The obtained ROC curves did not separate the groups in a satisfactory manner...
  25. ncbi request reprint Thyroid activity in patients with major depression
    Tamara Stipcevic
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Institute Ruder Boskovic, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:973-6. 2008
    ..Future research should identify different behavioral endophenotypes characteristic for depression, which would greatly facilitate delineating the biological phenomena associated with this psychiatric illness...