Kemal Sayar

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep quality in chronic pain patients
    Kemal Sayar
    Karadeniz Technical University School of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey
    Can J Psychiatry 47:844-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Does somatosensory amplification decrease with antidepressant treatment?
    Kemal Sayar
    Bakirkoy Mental Health Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychosomatics 46:340-4. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Alexithymia and temperament and character model of personality in alcohol-dependent Turkish men
    Cuneyt Evren
    Bakirkoy State Hospital for Mental Health and Neurological Disorders, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:371-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and anger in patients with fibromyalgia
    Kemal Sayar
    School of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 23:441-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between psychological factors and health care-seeking behavior in fibromyalgia patients]
    Huseyin Gulec
    Uzm, SB, Erenköy RSHH, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 18:22-30. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Turkish form of the Somatosensory Amplification Scale
    Huseyin Gulec
    Istanbul Erenkoy Psychiatry Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:25-30. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of suicidal behavior in a sample of Turkish suicide attempters
    Kemal Sayar
    Karadeniz Technical University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Trabzon, Turkey
    Death Stud 28:137-50. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and dissociative tendencies in an adolescent sample from Eastern Turkey
    Kemal Sayar
    Bakirkoy Mental Health Training and Research Hospital, Adolescent and Young Adult Unit, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:127-34. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Affective distress and fibromyalgia
    Kemal Sayar
    Daradeniz Technical University Medical School, Trabzon, Turkey
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:248-53. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character profiles of patients with tension-type headache and migraine
    Cavit Boz
    Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty of Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:536-43. 2004

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep quality in chronic pain patients
    Kemal Sayar
    Karadeniz Technical University School of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey
    Can J Psychiatry 47:844-8. 2002
    ..This study aimed to find out whether chronic pain patients differed from healthy control subjects who had no pain on subjective sleep quality measures and, if so, which factors contributed most to poorer sleep quality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does somatosensory amplification decrease with antidepressant treatment?
    Kemal Sayar
    Bakirkoy Mental Health Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychosomatics 46:340-4. 2005
    ..Whether somatosensory amplification is a measure of depression per se should be tested in a more definitive and larger future study...
  3. doi request reprint Alexithymia and temperament and character model of personality in alcohol-dependent Turkish men
    Cuneyt Evren
    Bakirkoy State Hospital for Mental Health and Neurological Disorders, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:371-8. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and anger in patients with fibromyalgia
    Kemal Sayar
    School of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 23:441-8. 2004
    ..The difficulty of identifying feelings, rather than other dimensions of alexithymia, seems to be associated with fibromyalgia...
  5. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between psychological factors and health care-seeking behavior in fibromyalgia patients]
    Huseyin Gulec
    Uzm, SB, Erenköy RSHH, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 18:22-30. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether cognitive factors, such as attributions, expectations, and anger management style, contribute to the decision to seek medical care for fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Turkish form of the Somatosensory Amplification Scale
    Huseyin Gulec
    Istanbul Erenkoy Psychiatry Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:25-30. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of suicidal behavior in a sample of Turkish suicide attempters
    Kemal Sayar
    Karadeniz Technical University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Trabzon, Turkey
    Death Stud 28:137-50. 2004
    ..Depression severity rather than hopelessness correlated with suicidal intent. Suicide lethality was independent of depression severity, hopelessness, and suicidal ideation and intent, suggesting that lethality is likely due to chance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and dissociative tendencies in an adolescent sample from Eastern Turkey
    Kemal Sayar
    Bakirkoy Mental Health Training and Research Hospital, Adolescent and Young Adult Unit, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:127-34. 2005
    ..Helping alexithymic adolescents describe their body experiences may decrease their tendency to dissociation by increasing their ability to verbally identify their stressors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Affective distress and fibromyalgia
    Kemal Sayar
    Daradeniz Technical University Medical School, Trabzon, Turkey
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:248-53. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper is to compare FMS patients with RA patients and healthy controls with respect to psychological measures in a case control design...
  10. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character profiles of patients with tension-type headache and migraine
    Cavit Boz
    Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty of Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:536-43. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessment of autonomic dysfunction and anxiety levels in patients with mitral valve prolapse
    Ahmet L Orhan
    Department of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 37:226-33. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess autonomic dysfunction parameters and anxiety levels in patients with mitral valve prolapse (MVP)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Venlafaxine treatment of fibromyalgia
    Kemal Sayar
    Karadeniz Technical University School of Medicine, Farabi Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Ann Pharmacother 37:1561-5. 2003
    ..Antidepressants have proved to be successful in alleviating symptoms of fibromyalgia. Medications that act on multiple neurotransmitters may be more effective in symptom management...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and suicidal behavior
    Kemal Sayar
    Karadeniz Technical University Medical School, Trabzon, Turkey
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:165-73. 2003
    ..These findings propose that difficulty in the identification and articulation of feelings does not comprise a risk factor for suicidal behavior...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of somatic symptoms in depressive disorder
    Kemal Sayar
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:108-14. 2003
    ..However, these factors do not account for the tendency for women to report more somatic symptoms...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Temperament and character profile of patients with chronic tension-type headache]
    Cavit Boz
    Karadeniz Teknik U Tip Fak, Trabzon
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 15:105-11. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint [Alexithymia and anger in women with fibromyalgia syndrome]
    Huseyin Gulec
    Psikiyatri AD, KTU Tip Fak, Trabzon
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 15:191-8. 2004
    ..This study was planned to have a better understanding of fibromyalgia through elaborating the role of alexithymia and anger in the pathogenesis of this illness...