Affiliation: Psychiatric University Hospital
- [Delirium and multimorbidity in the elderly]E Savaskan
Klinik für Alterspsychiatrie, Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich
Praxis (Bern 1994) 101:1633-6. 2012..The therapy of elderly multimorbid patients is risky and must be preceded by profound assessment of all pathogenic factors. Pharmacotherapy needs an ongoing screening for side effects and indication...
- Antidepressive therapy with escitalopram improves mood, cognitive symptoms, and identity memory for angry faces in elderly depressed patientsEgemen Savaskan
Division of Psychiatry Research and Psychogeriatric Medicine, Zurich, Switzerland
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:381-8. 2008..In conclusion, escitalopram, even after a relatively short treatment period, was effective in treating depression in the elderly and may help improve cognitive performance for social stimuli...
- Post-learning intranasal oxytocin modulates human memory for facial identityEgemen Savaskan
Division of Psychiatry Research and Psychogeriatric Medicine, Psychiatric University Hospital, Minervastr 145, P O 1682, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:368-74. 2008..Oxytocin had no effect on facial expression memory. In conclusion, oxytocin has distinct effects on memory performance for facial identity and may contribute to the modulation of social behaviour...
- [The emotional memory in the elderly and depression]E Savaskan
Abteilung für Psychiatrische Forschung und Klinik für Alterspsychiatrie, Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich
Praxis (Bern 1994) 99:1565-8. 2010..Early diagnostic and treatment of depression can help to overcome the devastating consequences of cognitive disturbances of the disease...