V Lerner

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vladimir Bekhterev, 1857-1927
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, P O Box 4600, Be er Sheva, 84170, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1506. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Victor Kandinsky, M.D., 1849-1889
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Be er Sheva 84170, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:209. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Motor symptoms of schizophrenia: is tardive dyskinesia a symptom or side effect? A modern treatment
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 4600, Be er Sheva, 84170, Israel
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 13:295-304. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The enigma of Lenin's (1870-1924) malady
    V Lerner
    Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Neurol 11:371-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B6 treatment in acute neuroleptic-induced akathisia: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Vladimir Lerner
    Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1550-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The appearance of the artist to the people: the creativity, personality and malady of Alexander Ivanov (1806-58)
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Be er Sheva 84170, Israel
    J Med Biogr 13:49-57. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Augmentation with amisulpride for schizophrenic patients nonresponsive to antipsychotic monotherapy
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 28:66-71. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Education and postgraduate education of psychiatrists in the Soviet Union and their integration into a new milieu. A view from the present to the past of former Soviet psychiatrists
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health, Beersheba Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:219-24. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B12 and folate serum levels in newly admitted psychiatric patients
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Nutr 25:60-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint "Internet delusions": the impact of technological developments on the content of psychiatric symptoms
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:47-51. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Vladimir Bekhterev, 1857-1927
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, P O Box 4600, Be er Sheva, 84170, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1506. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Victor Kandinsky, M.D., 1849-1889
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Be er Sheva 84170, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:209. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Motor symptoms of schizophrenia: is tardive dyskinesia a symptom or side effect? A modern treatment
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 4600, Be er Sheva, 84170, Israel
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 13:295-304. 2011
    ..Moreover, there is solid evidence of a genetic predisposition to TD. This article summarizes recent relevant publications concerning TD and the most recent studies regarding treatment of this disorder with antioxidative agents...
  4. ncbi request reprint The enigma of Lenin's (1870-1924) malady
    V Lerner
    Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Neurol 11:371-6. 2004
    ..It is hoped that this will accentuate the need for transparency when the health of a statesman is concerned...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B6 treatment in acute neuroleptic-induced akathisia: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Vladimir Lerner
    Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1550-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of vitamin B6 in the treatment of acute NIA. This is the first report of B6 as a treatment for NIA...
  6. ncbi request reprint The appearance of the artist to the people: the creativity, personality and malady of Alexander Ivanov (1806-58)
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Be er Sheva 84170, Israel
    J Med Biogr 13:49-57. 2005
    ..From a diagnostic perspective, Ivanov's personality featured obsessive, narcissistic and schizoid traits. In his final years he suffered from a delusional disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Augmentation with amisulpride for schizophrenic patients nonresponsive to antipsychotic monotherapy
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 28:66-71. 2005
    ..The results are preliminary and require confirmation in a randomized controlled trial. The authors suggest that amisulpride may be a promising option as an augmentation strategy in treatment-resistant schizophrenic patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Education and postgraduate education of psychiatrists in the Soviet Union and their integration into a new milieu. A view from the present to the past of former Soviet psychiatrists
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health, Beersheba Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:219-24. 2007
    ..In order to cope with the difficulties the supervisor employed a broad variety of means and techniques: an introductory course and a basic seminar about fundamental cornerstones of psychotherapy were offered...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B12 and folate serum levels in newly admitted psychiatric patients
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Nutr 25:60-7. 2006
    ..We compared cobalamin and folate levels in newly admitted psychiatric patients to mentally healthy controls and assessed their correlation with various psychiatric conditions...
  10. ncbi request reprint "Internet delusions": the impact of technological developments on the content of psychiatric symptoms
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:47-51. 2006
    ..Our opinion is that Internet delusions do not represent a new diagnostic entity, but rather modified delusions of persecution, broadcasting and control...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev (1857-1927)
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Centre, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Neurol 253:1518-9. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Alexey Kondratyevich Savrasov (1830-1897): the muse and the bottle
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Be er Sheva 84170, Israel
    J Med Biogr 15:4-8. 2007
    ..He became dependent on alcohol, his family broke up and he was fired from work, his creativity declined and his health deteriorated. At death, he was a lonely and a forgotten man and only two persons attended his funeral...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B6 treatment for tardive dyskinesia: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1648-54. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were (1) to reexamine the efficacy and safety of higher doses of vitamin B(6) versus placebo in a greater sample of patients for a longer time and (2) to evaluate the carryover effect of vitamin B(6)...
  14. ncbi request reprint The influence of immigration on the mental health of those seeking psychiatric care in southern Israel: a comparison of new immigrants to veteran residents
    Vladimir Lerner
    Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 45:291-8. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint High-dose olanzapine-induced improvement of preexisting type 2 diabetes mellitus in schizophrenic patients
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Int J Psychiatry Med 33:403-10. 2003
    ..Antipsychotic treatment with high doses of olanzapine showed that the relationship between olanzapine and glucose regulation is more unambiguous than usually assumed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Combination of "atypical" antipsychotic medication in the management of treatment-resistant schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion, University of the Negev, P O Box 4600, Be er Sheva 84170, Israel
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:89-98. 2004
    ..This article reviews the published clinical data on treatment-resistant schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients managed with combinations of "atypical" antipsychotic medication...
  17. ncbi request reprint The misidentification of Clerambault's and Kandinsky-Clerambault's syndromes
    V Lerner
    Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Can J Psychiatry 46:441-3. 2001
    ..In this paper, we describe "Clerambault's syndrome" and "Kandinsky-Clerambault's syndrome" and discuss and clarify the confusion surrounding these different syndromes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B(6) in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study
    V Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1511-4. 2001
    ..The authors' goal was to conduct a double-blind trial of vitamin B(6) in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia in patients with schizophrenia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Kandinsky-Clerambault's Syndrome: concept of use for Western psychiatry
    Vladimir Lerner
    Beersheba Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:40-6. 2003
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  20. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B6 as add-on treatment in chronic schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:54-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether vitamin B6 therapy influences psychotic symptoms in patients suffering from schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder...
  21. ncbi request reprint The flight and the downfall of the demon: creativity and illness in Vrubel's life
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Be er Sheva, 84170, Israel
    J Med Biogr 11:170-80. 2003
    ..We believe that Vrubel suffered from mood disorder, complicated by syphilis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Acute dementia with delirium due to vitamin B12 deficiency: a case report
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:215-20. 2002
    ..Symptoms were resolved with B12 and folate replacement. The patient's mental status remained stable over the 3 months after the treatment. The authors note that organic mental changes were reversible with B12 replacement...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B6 versus mianserin and placebo in acute neuroleptic-induced akathisia: a randomized, double-blind, controlled study
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 29:68-72. 2006
    ..The efficacy of vitamin B(6) and mianserin suggests that the pathophysiology of acute NIA is heterogeneous with the various subtypes of acute NIA responding differently to the various pharmacological approaches...
  24. doi request reprint Delirium associated with lithium-quetiapine combination
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 31:176-9. 2008
    ..There are only few reports about it within therapeutic serum levels. The question of toxic interactions resulting from combinations of lithium and neuroleptic drugs is largely based on anecdotal reports...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Vitamin B6 add-on therapy in treatment of schizophrenic patients with psychotic symptoms and movement disorders]
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Ministry of Health, Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Harefuah 142:592-6, 647. 2003
    ..In this study vitamin B6 treatment was provided to 15 patients who suffered from schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder with positive psychotic symptoms and tardive dyskinesia...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Enigma of Lenin's illness]
    E Witztum
    Beer Sheva Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 141:395-8, 407. 2002
    ..In the present article we will discuss in detail Lenins severe illness--whose differential diagnosis and real facts were kept hidden from the public--and the consequences of this cover-up...
  27. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of neuroleptic drug-induced tardive movement subsyndromes among schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients residing in the southern region of Israel
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:20-8. 2007
    ..35%; P<0.02). TMD generally appears in a combined fashion. Further prospective studies from different geographical areas are recommended...
  28. ncbi request reprint High-dose olanzapine for treatment-refractory schizophrenia
    Vladimir Lerner
    Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 4600, Be er Sheva 84170, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:58-61. 2003
    ..Further prospective clinical studies are needed...
  29. ncbi request reprint High serum homocysteine levels in young male schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients with tardive parkinsonism and/or tardive dyskinesia
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, 84170 Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1558-63. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether there is an association between serum total homocysteine level and the presence of TMD among schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of sudden clozapine discontinuation on management of schizophrenic patients: A retrospective controlled study
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Division of Psychiatry, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1204-8. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine: efficacy, tolerability and safety in schizophrenia
    Chanoch Miodownik
    University of the Negev, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:983-92. 2006
    ..There are also continued efforts to understand, predict and manage the side-effect risk with quetiapine...
  32. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of piracetam in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenic patients: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study
    Igor Libov
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health, Be er Sheva Mental Health Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1031-7. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to reexamine the efficacy of piracetam in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia using an oral preparation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lithium intoxication associated with intramuscular ziprasidone in schizoaffective patients
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, 84170 Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 28:295-7. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Inositol treatment has no effect on the dexamethasone suppression test
    J Levine
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 2:190-2. 2001
    ..However, after two weeks on inositol, when substantial clinical improvement was noted, he converted to a normal DST. Chronic inositol treatment does not seem to induce false positive DST results...
  35. doi request reprint Pyridoxal plasma level in schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients with and without tardive dyskinesia
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 31:197-203. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare plasma pyridoxal-5-phosphate (PLP) levels in schizophrenic patients with and without TD...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ziprasidone-associated depressive state in schizophrenic patients
    Alexander Kaptsan
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 30:357-61. 2007
    ..Although ziprasidone has been reported to have antidepressive properties, we are not aware of reports regarding ziprasidone-induced depression...
  37. ncbi request reprint High-dose vitamin B6 decreases homocysteine serum levels in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders: a preliminary study
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health, Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 30:13-7. 2007
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Bexarotene as add-on to antipsychotic treatment in schizophrenia patients: a pilot open-label trial
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 31:25-33. 2008
    ..This study is the first to investigate the safety and efficacy of add-on oral bexarotene to ongoing antipsychotic treatment in chronic schizophrenia patients who were stabilized on regular antipsychotic treatment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tattoo designs among drug abusers
    Alexander Borokhov
    Division ofPsychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:28-33. 2006
    ..Knowledge of these details may be helpful to clinicians, although images may be influenced by current trends...
  40. ncbi request reprint Lithium-induced tremor treated with vitamin B6: a preliminary case series
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:103-8. 2002
    ..Vitamin B6 has been reported to be effective in treatment of patients suffering from different kinds of neuroleptic-induced movement disorders including parkinsonism and tardive dyskinesia...
  41. ncbi request reprint Victor Kandinsky, MD: psychiatrist, researcher and patient
    Vladimir Lerner
    Hist Psychiatry 14:103-11. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine-associated depression in a patient with schizophrenia
    Joseph Mergui
    Department of Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry, Sha arei Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 28:133-5. 2005
    ..This is noteworthy because these medications have been found in the past to have an antidepressant action. Further data based on controlled studies are needed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Vladimir Bekhterev: his life, his work and the mystery of his death
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ben Gurion University of the Neev and Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Israel
    Hist Psychiatry 16:217-27. 2005
    ..Based on newly discovered documents and testimonies, we present little known details about his life history, his clinical work and the tragic circumstances of his death...
  44. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effect of donepezil in the treatment of elderly patients with tardive movement disorders
    Joseph Bergman
    Mental Health Center Tirat Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:107-10. 2005
    ..Several reports have suggested that donepezil may be helpful in the treatment of TD...
  45. ncbi request reprint Monotherapy versus polypharmacy for hospitalized psychiatric patients
    Rael D Strous
    Am J Psychiatry 162:631-2; author reply 632-3. 2005
  46. ncbi request reprint Donepezil as add-on treatment of psychotic symptoms in patients with dementia of the Alzheimer's type
    Joseph Bergman
    Mental Health Center Tirat Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:88-92. 2003
    ..This was an open-label study and there is need for larger studies with double-blind control and a long-term study design to define the efficacy of donepezil for patients with AD and psychotic symptoms...
  47. ncbi request reprint Creativity and affective illness
    Moshe Kalian
    Am J Psychiatry 159:675-6; author reply 677. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Successful use of donepezil for the treatment of psychotic symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Joseph Bergman
    Mental Health Center Tirat Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 25:107-10. 2002
    ..The results suggest that donepezil may ameliorate psychotic symptoms in patients with PD, but this will need to be tested further in controlled, double-blind trials...