Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
- A comparison between the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the self-rating version of the Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS)P Svanborg
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Karolinska Institute, S171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
J Affect Disord 64:203-16. 2001..In the present study, the BDI was compared with a self-rating version of the Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS-S) in 86 psychiatric patients with mainly affective and anxiety disorders...
- Self-assessment of DSM-IV criteria for major depression in psychiatric out- and inpatientsPär Svanborg
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Nord J Psychiatry 57:291-6. 2003..The scale might also be used as an independent diagnostic tool in epidemiological studies in order to achieve an estimate of the prevalence of MDD in different population settings...
- Capsulotomy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: long-term follow-up of 25 patientsChristian Ruck
Section of Psychiatry M57, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, SE 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:914-21. 2008..Capsulotomy is sometimes used as a treatment of last resort in severe and treatment-refractory cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
- Pentagastrin test for anxiety--psychophysiology and personalityDiana Radu
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 166:139-45. 2003..Our previous findings are in agreement with a relationship between C-peptide plasma levels (as a measure of insulin release) and sensitivity to psychotropic activation by CCK(B) receptor stimulation...
- Capsulotomy for refractory anxiety disorders: long-term follow-up of 26 patientsChristian Ruck
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Am J Psychiatry 160:513-21. 2003..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of capsulotomy in patients with anxiety disorders...
- Lesion topography in capsulotomy for refractory anxiety--is the right side the right side?Christian Ruck
Section for Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 83:172-9. 2005..The aims of the present study were to test if the same region was involved in anxiety patients responding to surgery and to examine whether lesion area and site correlated with adverse events and effect on target symptoms...
- Long-term outcome of patients with dysthymia and panic disorder: a naturalistic 9-year follow-up studyCecilia Svanborg
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Karolinska Institute, St Goran s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Nord J Psychiatry 62:17-24. 2008..In order to achieve remission, it is necessary to 1) address comorbid PDs, 2) perform careful assessments of all comorbid diagnoses, and 3) build routines for the follow-up and augmentation of treatments...
- Anxiogenic effects of the CCK(B) agonist pentagastrin in humans and dose-dependent increase in plasma C-peptide levelsDiana Radu
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 161:396-403. 2002..It has also been shown that CCK-4 can stimulate insulin release and thus C-peptide release from pancreatic islet cells. Combined, these mechanisms may provide a basis for a bioassay...
- Long-term changes in self-reported personality following capsulotomy in anxiety patientsChristian Ruck
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section for Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Nord J Psychiatry 60:486-91. 2006..The conclusion based on previous KSP findings that the incidence of adverse personality changes following capsulotomy is low and does not increase with time is challenged by the present study...