Peter Pregelj

Summary

Affiliation: University Psychiatric Hospital
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gene environment interactions in bipolar disorder
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital, Studenec 48, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 23:S91-3. 2011
  2. pmc Availability of mental health service providers and suicide rates in Slovenia: a nationwide ecological study
    Helena Korosec Jagodic
    Peter Pregelj, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Vrazov trg 2, 1104 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 54:444-52. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in the pathophysiology of suicidal behavior
    Alja Videtič Paska
    University of Ljubljana, Medical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Zaloska 29, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:S341-4. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Single nucleotide polymorphisms and suicidal behaviour
    Peter Pregelj
    University of Ljubljana, Department of Psychiatry, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:S61-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Safety and tolerability of rivastigmine transdermal patch formulation in newly diagnosed patients with Alzheimer's dementia in naturalistic conditions
    Peter Pregelj
    Murgle Psychiatric Clinic Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychogeriatrics 12:165-71. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosis and depression - a neurobiological view
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:102-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurobiological aspects of psychosis and gender
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:128-31. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants and suicidal behaviour in the Psychiatric Emergency Clinic - preliminary report
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:224-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry in Slovenia
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:113-4. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement of cholesterol in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease: role of statins
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:162-7. 2008

Collaborators

  • Mark Agius
  • Nela Pivac
  • Slavko Ziherl
  • Marga Kocmur
  • Marjeta Blinc Pesek
  • Tomaz Zupanc
  • Alja Videtič Paska
  • Zvezdana Snoj
  • Miha Trinkaus
  • Spela Glisović
  • Janez Sketelj
  • Alja Videtic
  • Mirjana Delić
  • Radovan Komel
  • Martina Tomori
  • Helena Korosec Jagodic
  • Andrej Kastelic
  • Milica Pjevac
  • Janez Mlakar
  • Lea Zmuc Veranic
  • Nusa Segrec
  • Brigita Novak Sarotar
  • Marko Zivin
  • Ilonka Vucko Miklavcic
  • Tatjana Rokavec
  • Igor Dolenc
  • Milan Lièina
  • Joze Balazic
  • Maja Primic Akelj
  • Milan Licina
  • Sasa Trkov
  • Natasa Debeljak

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Gene environment interactions in bipolar disorder
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital, Studenec 48, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 23:S91-3. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Availability of mental health service providers and suicide rates in Slovenia: a nationwide ecological study
    Helena Korosec Jagodic
    Peter Pregelj, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Vrazov trg 2, 1104 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 54:444-52. 2013
    ..To investigate the influence of socioeconomic factors, mental health service availability, and prevalence of mental disorders on regional differences in the suicide rate in Slovenia...
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in the pathophysiology of suicidal behavior
    Alja Videtič Paska
    University of Ljubljana, Medical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Zaloska 29, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:S341-4. 2013
    ..In accordance with previous reports, our findings demonstrate that aberrant regulation of BDNF synthesis is associated with suicidal behaviour. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Single nucleotide polymorphisms and suicidal behaviour
    Peter Pregelj
    University of Ljubljana, Department of Psychiatry, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:S61-4. 2012
    ..However, genes involved in regulation of other factors such as brain-derived neurotropic factor seems to be even more relevant for further research...
  5. doi request reprint Safety and tolerability of rivastigmine transdermal patch formulation in newly diagnosed patients with Alzheimer's dementia in naturalistic conditions
    Peter Pregelj
    Murgle Psychiatric Clinic Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychogeriatrics 12:165-71. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosis and depression - a neurobiological view
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:102-5. 2009
    ..It seems that a new classification and research approach will provide better understanding of severe mental disorders and explain the usefulness of some medications in different groups of these disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurobiological aspects of psychosis and gender
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:128-31. 2009
    ..Clinically observed gender differences in schizophrenia are probably influenced by genetic and environmental factors. The interplay between those two sets of factors is mediated by estrogen and epigenetic mechanisms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants and suicidal behaviour in the Psychiatric Emergency Clinic - preliminary report
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:224-6. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry in Slovenia
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:113-4. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement of cholesterol in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease: role of statins
    Peter Pregelj
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:162-7. 2008
    ..The influence of statins on AD could be indirect through decreasing serum cholesterol levels and the incidence of CVD or direct by influencing cellular mechanisms in the brain involved in Abeta production and apoptosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety in Slovenian female cancer patients
    Zvezdana Snoj
    Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:157-61. 2008
    ..We test the hypothesis that female patients with breast cancer have higher expressed depression and anxiety in comparison to other female cancer patients...
  12. doi request reprint The association between brain-derived neurotrophic factor polymorphism (BDNF Val66Met) and suicide
    Peter Pregelj
    Ljubljana University Psychiatric Clinic, Studenec 48, Ljubljana Polje, SI 1260, Slovenia
    J Affect Disord 128:287-90. 2011
    ..The study evaluated the association between BDNF Val66Met variants and suicide, committed with violent or non-violent methods, in victims with or without stressful childhood experience...
  13. ncbi request reprint No association between polymorphisms in four serotonin receptor genes, serotonin transporter gene and alcohol-related suicide
    Tomaz Zupanc
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:522-7. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint TPH2 polymorphisms and alcohol-related suicide
    Tomaz Zupanc
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova ulica 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurosci Lett 490:78-81. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Suicide, stress and serotonin receptor 1A promoter polymorphism -1019C>G in Slovenian suicide victims
    Alja Videtic
    Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Vrazov trg 2, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:234-8. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Neural regulation of acetylcholinesterase-associated collagen Q in rat skeletal muscles
    Miha Trinkaus
    Institute of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Neurochem 105:2535-44. 2008
    ..The junctional expression of collagen Q in fast muscles is partly nerve-dependent, but does not encompass the Ca(2+)-calcineurin signaling pathway...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tryptophan hydroxylase 2 (TPH 2) single nucleotide polymorphisms, suicide, and alcohol-related suicide
    Tomaz Zupanc
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Forensic Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:S332-6. 2013
    ..Studies investigating suicide, alcohol-related suicide and the rate limiting enzyme of serotonin synthesis, tryptophan hydroxylase 2 (TPH2), remain to date rather limited...
  18. ncbi request reprint Case report on the analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms of the serotonergic pathway and array-based comparative genomic hybridisation of a suicide victim
    Alja Videtic
    Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Vrazov trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:245-8. 2008
    ..Probably the interplay between genes and stressful events jut before suicide, together with mental disorder lead to suicide in the case described...
  19. doi request reprint Suppression of collagen Q expression in the extrajunctional regions of rat fast muscles is encoded in their stem cells (satellite cells)
    Spela Glisović
    Institute of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Chem Biol Interact 203:292-6. 2013
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  20. ncbi request reprint The asymmetric molecular forms of AChE and the expression of collagen Q in mature and immature fast and slow rat muscles
    Spela Glisović
    Institute of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Chem Biol Interact 187:90-5. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of progesterone receptors in breast cancer
    Zvezdana Snoj
    Department of Psychooncology, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Depress Anxiety 26:544-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate demographic characteristics and severity of depression and anxiety as expressed by the Hospital Anxiety and Depression (HAD) scale of patients with high or low PR expression in breast cancers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol abuse and suicidal behaviour
    Lea Zmuc Veranic
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:236-8. 2008
    ..The Psychiatric emergency clinic (PEC) was established at University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana in 2004. 2760 patients were examined in the PEC until the end of May 2004...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patients with anxiety disorders, stress related disorders and somatoform disorders in the Psychiatric Emergency Out-patient Clinic
    Nusa Segrec
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:220-3. 2008
    ..To establish possible differences in gender, age and urgency between patients with anxiety disorders, stress related disorders and somatoform disorders and patients with other psychiatric diagnoses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Duration of untreated psychosis and it's effect on the functional outcome in schizophrenia - preliminary results
    Brigita Novak Sarotar
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, 1260 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:179-83. 2008
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  25. doi request reprint Reduced blood alcohol concentration in suicide victims in response to a new national alcohol policy in slovenia
    Tomaz Zupanc
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur Addict Res 19:7-12. 2013
    ..Addiction is a major social and health problem. Studies on suicide and alcohol at the individual and aggregated level have confirmed a link between alcohol and suicide...
  26. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of suicidal behaviour
    Milica Pjevac
    University Psychiatric Hospital, Studenec 48, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:S336-41. 2012
    ..However, genes and epigenetic mechanisms involved in regulation of other factors such as BDNF seem to be even more relevant for further research...
  27. doi request reprint Blood alcohol concentration of suicide victims by partial hanging
    Tomaz Zupanc
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova ulica 2, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:976-9. 2013
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  28. ncbi request reprint Preliminary data on validity of the Drug Addiction Treatment Efficacy Questionnaire
    Andrej Kastelic
    Centre for the Treatment of Drug Addiction, University Psychiatric Hospital, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:261-5. 2013
    ..This study describes the validation process for the Slovenian version of the Drug Addiction Treatment Efficacy Questionnaire (DATEQ)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prolonged treatment with donepezil increases acetylcholinesterase expression in the central nervous system
    Marko Zivin
    University of Ljubljana, School of Medicine, Institute of Pathophysiology, Brain Research Laboratory, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:168-73. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that prolonged treatment with donepezil could increase AChE mRNA levels and AChE activity in the central nervous system...
  30. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the outcome of drug addiction treatment
    Mirjana Delić
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:S337-40. 2013
    ..It could be concluded that different psychosocial factors could serve as a predictor of drug addiction treatment outcome. However the interplay of these factors is still poorly understood and further research is needed. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal neural regulation of extrajunctional acetylcholinesterase and collagen Q in rat muscles--the role of calcineurin signaling
    Miha Trinkaus
    Institute of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Chem Biol Interact 175:45-9. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Slovenian version of Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in female cancer patients
    Ilonka Vucko Miklavcic
    University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Studenec 48, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:148-52. 2008
    ..The present study describes the translation process of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) into the Slovenian language and the testing of its reliability and validity on the psychological morbidity in female cancer patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Role of load bearing in acetylcholinesterase regulation in rat skeletal muscles
    Peter Pregelj
    Institute of Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Neurosci Res 67:114-21. 2002
    ....