Y Khazaal

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc A card game for the treatment of delusional ideas: a naturalistic pilot trial
    Yasser Khazaal
    Departement de Psychiatrie, Echallens 9, CH 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:48. 2006
  2. ncbi Cognitive behavioural therapy for weight gain associated with antipsychotic drugs
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 91:169-77. 2007
  3. ncbi [Cognitive behavioral treatments of bipolar disorder: current knowledge and perspectives]
    Y Khazaal
    Section des troubles anxieux et de l humeur, Departement de Psychiatrie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2104-7. 2006
  4. pmc Topiramate in the treatment of compulsive sexual behavior: case report
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Echallens 9, 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:22. 2006
  5. ncbi Worsening of obsessive-compulsive symptoms under methadone tapering
    Yasser Khazaal
    Departement universitaire de psychiatrie adulte, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1350-2. 2006
  6. ncbi Long-term topiramate treatment of psychotropic drug-induced weight gain: a retrospective chart review
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Vaud, CH 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:446-9. 2007
  7. ncbi Advance directives in bipolar disorder, a cognitive behavioural conceptualization
    Yasser Khazaal
    University Department of Adult Psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 31:1-8. 2008
  8. ncbi [Addiction]
    J Besson
    Departement de Psychiatrie, Service de psychiatrie communautaire, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:8-13. 2008
  9. ncbi Quetiapine dosage in bipolar disorder episodes and mixed states
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:727-30. 2007
  10. ncbi The Beck Cognitive Insight Scale in outpatients with psychotic disorders: further evidence from a French-speaking sample
    Jérôme Favrod
    Community Psychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 53:783-7. 2008

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Publications38

  1. pmc A card game for the treatment of delusional ideas: a naturalistic pilot trial
    Yasser Khazaal
    Departement de Psychiatrie, Echallens 9, CH 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:48. 2006
    ..This naturalistic study tests the feasibility and the impact of the intervention in various naturalistic settings...
  2. ncbi Cognitive behavioural therapy for weight gain associated with antipsychotic drugs
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 91:169-77. 2007
    ..Moreover, none of these studies considered binge eating or eating and weight-related cognitions as possible outcomes...
  3. ncbi [Cognitive behavioral treatments of bipolar disorder: current knowledge and perspectives]
    Y Khazaal
    Section des troubles anxieux et de l humeur, Departement de Psychiatrie, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2104-7. 2006
    ..Patients would benefit from development of CBT techniques focusing on the mentioned problems...
  4. pmc Topiramate in the treatment of compulsive sexual behavior: case report
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Echallens 9, 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:22. 2006
    ..Among the multiple mechanisms of action of topiramate, AMPA/kainate antagonism may be particularly interesting for the treatment of disorders characterized by conditioned cognitive and behavioral cue reactivity...
  5. ncbi Worsening of obsessive-compulsive symptoms under methadone tapering
    Yasser Khazaal
    Departement universitaire de psychiatrie adulte, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1350-2. 2006
    ..The possible involvement of the cortico-limbic-basal-ganglia-thalamic circuit in the observed phenomenon is discussed...
  6. ncbi Long-term topiramate treatment of psychotropic drug-induced weight gain: a retrospective chart review
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Vaud, CH 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:446-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy and tolerability of long-term topiramate treatment of psychotropic drug-induced weight gain...
  7. ncbi Advance directives in bipolar disorder, a cognitive behavioural conceptualization
    Yasser Khazaal
    University Department of Adult Psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 31:1-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, this intervention seems to be relevant for patients with bipolar disorder...
  8. ncbi [Addiction]
    J Besson
    Departement de Psychiatrie, Service de psychiatrie communautaire, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:8-13. 2008
    ..Initiation and maintenance of cannabis use. 2. Methadone and heart toxicity. 3. Suicidal behaviour in gambling. 4. Treatment of addictive disorders via internet: present and future perspectives...
  9. ncbi Quetiapine dosage in bipolar disorder episodes and mixed states
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:727-30. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi The Beck Cognitive Insight Scale in outpatients with psychotic disorders: further evidence from a French-speaking sample
    Jérôme Favrod
    Community Psychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 53:783-7. 2008
    ..Our study aims to confirm the factor structure and the convergent validity of the original scale in a French-speaking environment...
  11. ncbi [The quality of Internet medical sites]
    Olivier Coquard
    Département de psychiatrie du CHUV, Site de Cery, 1008 Prilly
    Rev Med Suisse 3:1652-4. 2007
  12. ncbi [Psychoeducational and cognitive behavioral treatments of bipolar disorder]
    Yasser Khazaal
    Departement universitaire de psychiatrie adulte, Lausanne, Suisse
    Sante Ment Que 31:125-43. 2006
    ..A significant part of patients show poor adhesion to the pharmacological treatment. This article aims to provide an overview of research focusing on psychoeducational and cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) of bipolar patients...
  13. ncbi Topiramate for smoking cessation
    Yasser Khazaal
    University Department of Adult Psychiatry, Prilly, and Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:384-8. 2006
    ..Three more subjects who achieved a momentary reduction had, however, to interrupt the treatment due to intolerable side-effects. Controlled trials are needed to confirm these preliminary observations...
  14. ncbi Quality of web-based information on social phobia: a cross-sectional study
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Depress Anxiety 25:461-5. 2008
    ..Clinicians should advise patients of the HON label and DISCERN as useful indicators of site quality...
  15. doi Quality of web-based information on bipolar disorder
    Vincent Morel
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 110:265-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate web-based information on bipolar disorder and to assess particular content quality indicators...
  16. doi The "rut metaphor": a conceptualization of attractor-shaping properties of addictive drugs
    Daniele F Zullino
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Substance Abuse, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Use Misuse 43:469-79. 2008
    ..Dopaminergic activity of addictive drugs is proposed to represent the weight of vehicles tracing ruts...
  17. ncbi [Exposure to addictogenic substances, conditioned response and treatment of the exposure with response prevention]
    Y Khazaal
    Departement universitaire de psychiatrie adulte, Lausanne, Suisse
    Encephale 33:346-51. 2007
    ..This paper is a review of the main studies on reactivity to cues, and EPR, particularly with respect to addiction to alcohol, opiates, cocaine and tobacco...
  18. doi Does the form or the amount of exposure make a difference in the cognitive-behavioral therapy treatment of social phobia?
    Francois Borgeat
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:507-13. 2009
    ..The results indicate that positive cognitive change can be achieved more rapidly with non cognitive methods while avoidance decreases more reliably with a standard approach rather than an approach with an exclusive focus on exposure...
  19. ncbi Topiramate in opiate withdrawal- comparison with clonidine and with carbamazepine/mianserin
    Daniele Fabio Zullino
    University Department of Adult Psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Subst Abus 25:27-33. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi [Depersonalization--current data]
    Yasser Khazaal
    Departement universitaire de psychiatrie adulte, Hôpital de Cery, Prilly Lausanne
    Can J Psychiatry 50:101-7. 2005
    ..This article intends to summarize the current literature in this area...
  21. ncbi Anticonvulsant drugs in the treatment of substance withdrawal
    Daniele Fabio Zullino
    Unit for Clinical Research, University Department of Adult Psychiatry, CH 1008 Prilly, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:603-19. 2004
    ..It has been found to be efficacious in opiate and possibly benzodiazepine detoxification and also has theoretical potential as a preventive therapy...
  22. ncbi [Are anxiety disorders associated to a particular addiction to smoking? Stress, anxiety and nicotine addiction]
    Yasser Khazaal
    Departement universitaire de psychiatrie adulte, Hôpital de Cery, Lausanne
    Sante Ment Que 29:73-80. 2004
    ..Understanding neurobiological and behavioral mechanisms underlying the association between smoking and anxiety disorders may improve physician's ability to assist smokers in their efforts to quit...
  23. doi Quality of web-based information on pathological gambling
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, rue Verte, 2, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gambl Stud 24:357-66. 2008
    ..There is a need for useful evidence-based information about gambling on the web. As the phenomenon has greatly increased, it could be relevant for Internet sites to improve their content by using global score as a quality indicator...
  24. doi Quality of Web-based information on cocaine addiction
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 72:336-41. 2008
    ..To evaluate the quality of web-based information on cocaine use and addiction and to investigate potential content quality indicators...
  25. ncbi Quality of web-based information on cannabis addiction
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    J Drug Educ 38:97-107. 2008
    ..While cannabis education Websites for patients are widespread, their global quality is poor. There is a need for better evidence-based information about cannabis use and addiction on the Web...
  26. ncbi A game for smokers: a preliminary naturalistic trial in a psychiatric hospital
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 70:205-8. 2008
    ..It aims to change smokers' attitudes towards tobacco addiction. This study tests the feasibility and the impact of one brief session of the intervention in a naturalistic setting within a psychiatric hospital...
  27. ncbi Cannabis and psychosis
    Daniele Fabio Zullino
    Lancet 370:1540. 2007
  28. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive symptoms precipitated by methadone tapering
    Yasser Khazaal
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 24:682-3. 2004
  29. ncbi Escitalopram/reboxetine combination in depressed patients with substance use disorder
    Xavier Camarasa
    Hôpital Psychiatrique Cantonal de Marsens, Switzerland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:165-8. 2005
    ..Three cases of patients presenting a substance use disorder with comorbid major depression episodes are presented, who were treated with a reboxetine/escitalopram combination and who showed a rapid response of their depressive syndrome...
  30. ncbi Pornographic effect of olanzapine: induction of vivid intrusive sexual obsessional images
    Daniele Fabio Zullino
    Division of Substance Abuse, University Hospitals of Geneva, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:257-8. 2006
  31. ncbi Naltrexone-assisted rapid methadone discontinuation: a pilot study
    Xavier Camarasa
    Centro de Salud Miguel Servet Alcorcón, Alcorcon, Spain
    Eur Addict Res 13:20-4. 2007
    ..The second phase of withdrawal symptoms may be related to falling methadone plasma levels...
  32. ncbi Mania after venlafaxine withdrawal in a patient with generalized anxiety disorder
    Yasser Khazaal
    Ann Pharmacother 41:359-60. 2007
  33. ncbi Improvement of cognitive performance by topiramate: Blockage of automatic processes may be the underlying mechanism
    Daniele Fabio Zullino
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:787. 2007
  34. ncbi Topiramate-induced weight loss is possibly due to the blockade of conditioned and automatic processes
    Yasser Khazaal
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:891-2; author reply 893. 2007
  35. ncbi Swiss psychiatrists beliefs and attitudes about cannabis risks in psychiatric patients: ideologically determined or evidence-based?
    Daniele Fabio Zullino
    Division of Substance Abuse, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue verte 2, CH 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Ment Health J 44:86-96. 2008
    ..Cluster 3: "Prudent liberals" did not believe that psychiatric disorders could be induced by cannabis, and were generally less prohibitive...
  36. ncbi [Pharmacotherapy of anxiety in the addicted patient]
    Daniele Zullino
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 124:153-6. 2004