Ariel Eytan

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and the use of general health services in postwar Kosovo
    Ariel Eytan
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 19:57-67. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Religion and mental health during incarceration: a systematic literature review
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva, 2 ch Petit Bel Air, 1225, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 82:287-95. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Impact of psychiatrists' qualifications on the rate of compulsory admissions
    Ariel Eytan
    Division of Prison Psychiatry, Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 84:73-80. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of healthcare services 8 years after the war in Kosovo: role of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Public Health 22:638-43. 2012
  5. pmc Health problems among detainees in Switzerland: a study using the ICPC-2 classification
    Hans Wolff
    Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:245. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Transcultural validity of a structured diagnostic interview to screen for major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among refugees
    Ariel Eytan
    Adult Psychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Chene Bourg, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:723-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Electronic chips implant: a new culture-bound syndrome?
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Psychiatry 65:72-4. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Frontline Reports: A peripartum inpatient psychiatric program for mothers and infants
    Christel Alberque
    University Hospital of Geneva, UPHA 5DL, 24 Micheli du Crest, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 57:721. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint [Depressive disorders in a globalizing world: issues for psychiatric diagnosis]
    Ariel Eytan
    Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Belle ldée, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, Chene Bourg
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2096-8, 2100, 2102. 2007
  10. pmc Bicultural identity among economical migrants from three south European countries living in Switzerland. Adaptation and validation of a new psychometric instrument
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatric Service, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 7:17. 2007

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and the use of general health services in postwar Kosovo
    Ariel Eytan
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 19:57-67. 2006
    ..Our results underline the importance of taking into account PTSD when restoring health services in postwar countries...
  2. doi request reprint Religion and mental health during incarceration: a systematic literature review
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva, 2 ch Petit Bel Air, 1225, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 82:287-95. 2011
    ..The strongest reported effect of RS on prison life is a reduction of incidents and disciplinary sanctions. Prospective targeted studies are needed in order verify the hypothesis that RS reduces suicide among detainees...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of psychiatrists' qualifications on the rate of compulsory admissions
    Ariel Eytan
    Division of Prison Psychiatry, Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 84:73-80. 2013
    ..Our results strongly suggest that limiting the right to require compulsory admissions to fully certified psychiatrists can reduce the rate of compulsory versus voluntary admissions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of healthcare services 8 years after the war in Kosovo: role of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Public Health 22:638-43. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Health problems among detainees in Switzerland: a study using the ICPC-2 classification
    Hans Wolff
    Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:245. 2011
    ..Little is known about the health status of prisoners in Switzerland. The aim of this study was to provide a detailed description of the health problems presented by detainees in Switzerland's largest remand prison...
  6. ncbi request reprint Transcultural validity of a structured diagnostic interview to screen for major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among refugees
    Ariel Eytan
    Adult Psychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Chene Bourg, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:723-8. 2007
    ..These characteristics remained stable despite cultural differences and use of interpreters. This instrument could be used for systematic screening of MDE and PTSD in refugees from various origins...
  7. ncbi request reprint Electronic chips implant: a new culture-bound syndrome?
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Psychiatry 65:72-4. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Frontline Reports: A peripartum inpatient psychiatric program for mothers and infants
    Christel Alberque
    University Hospital of Geneva, UPHA 5DL, 24 Micheli du Crest, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 57:721. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint [Depressive disorders in a globalizing world: issues for psychiatric diagnosis]
    Ariel Eytan
    Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Belle ldée, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, Chene Bourg
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2096-8, 2100, 2102. 2007
    ..Therefore, psychiatric evaluation should be integrated into a holistic diagnostic formulation...
  10. pmc Bicultural identity among economical migrants from three south European countries living in Switzerland. Adaptation and validation of a new psychometric instrument
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatric Service, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 7:17. 2007
    ..Our aim was to develop such an instrument to be used for clinical purposes among economical migrants from three South European countries living in Geneva, Switzerland...
  11. doi request reprint Mental and physical health of Kosovar Albanians in their place of origin: a post-war 6-year follow-up study
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:953-63. 2011
    ..The present study examined change in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) frequency and perceived physical and mental health in a cohort of Kosovar Albanians over 6 years (2001-2007)...
  12. doi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms, psychological distress and somatic comorbidity among remand prisoners in Switzerland
    Ariel Eytan
    University Hospital of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, 2 Ch Petit Bel Air 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 34:13-9. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Patients' satisfaction with hospitalization in a mixed psychiatric and somatic care unit
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Belle Idee, 2 chemin Petit Bel Air, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 19:499-501. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Fire-settng behavior associated with Klinefelter syndrome
    Ariel Eytan
    Geneva University Hospitals, Department of Psychiatry, Hopital Cantonal, Unité UPHA 5DL, Switzerland
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:395-9. 2002
    ..The association between firesetting behavior and Klinefelter syndrome is reviewed, and the underlying explanatory hypothesis is discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Screening of mental disorders in asylum-seekers from Kosovo
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Belle Idee, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:499-503. 2002
    ..To determine how the use of trained and ad hoc interpreters during a medical screening interview affects referral to medical and psychiatric care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health status of returnees to Kosovo: do living conditions during asylum make a difference?
    Letizia Toscani
    Department of Community Medicine, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Public Health 121:34-44. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to assess the relationship between living conditions during asylum in Switzerland and health status among returnees...
  17. ncbi request reprint Determinants of postconflict symptoms in Albanian Kosovars
    Ariel Eytan
    Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:664-71. 2004
    ..The results suggest that responding to medium-term and long-term mental health consequences of conflict is a necessary task for the global rehabilitation of health care systems in a war devastated country...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and religion in outpatients with schizophrenia: a multi-site comparative study of Switzerland, Canada, and the United States
    Sylvia Mohr
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Psychiatry Med 44:29-52. 2012
    ..To assess the importance of spirituality and religious coping among outpatients with a DSM-IV diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder living in three countries...
  19. doi request reprint Smoking in psychiatric inpatients: association with working status, diagnosis, comorbid substance abuse and history of suicide attempts
    Ineke Keizer
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, HUG University Hospitals of Geneva, Site de Belle Idée, Les Voirons, Chemin du Petit Bel Air 2, Chene Bourg, Switzerland
    Addict Behav 34:815-20. 2009
    ..These results underline the importance of taking into account socio-demographic factors and substance use comorbidity in designing targeted interventions to reduce smoking in psychiatric patients...
  20. pmc Attitudes toward psychopharmacology among hospitalized patients from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds
    Gabriel Thorens
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Penitentiary Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 8:55. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate ethno-culturally determined beliefs, expectations and attitudes toward medication among a sample of hospitalized psychiatric patients...
  21. doi request reprint Influence of spirituality and religiousness on smoking among patients with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder in Switzerland
    Laurence Borras
    University Hospital of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Adult Psychiatry, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:539-49. 2008
    ..The rates of cigarette smoking among patients with schizophrenia are two to four times the rates observed in the community. Spirituality and religiousness have been shown to be associated with lower smoking rates in the general population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Language barriers between nurses and asylum seekers: their impact on symptom reporting and referral
    Alexander Bischoff
    Department of Community Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 57:503-12. 2003
    ..These results suggest the importance of addressing language barriers in primary care centres in order to adequately detect and refer traumatised refugees. To address this problem, the use of professional interpreters is recommended...
  23. doi request reprint Variations in smoking after admission to psychiatric inpatient units and impact of a partial smoking ban on smoking and on smoking-related perceptions
    Ineke Keizer
    University Hospitals of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:109-23. 2009
    ..Smoke-related problems are particularly frequent in psychiatry, with additional concerns about iatrogenic effects on smoking in inpatient settings...
  24. doi request reprint The five-year evolution of a mixed psychiatric and somatic care unit: a European experience
    Christel Alberque
    Dept of Psychiatry, Division of Adult Psychiatry, HUG, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, Bâtiment Voirons, 1225, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychosomatics 50:354-61. 2009
    ..There are virtually no reported experiences of mixed medical/psychiatry inpatient units in Europe. Such a program was created in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1999...
  25. doi request reprint Hunger strike among detainees: guidance for good medical practice
    Laurent Getaz
    Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Community Medicaion, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 142:w13675. 2012
    ..Moreover, the phase of re-alimentation should not be trivialised, as re-feeding syndrome is a potentially fatal phenomenon. This article provides guidance for monitoring and management of patients on hunger strike...
  26. ncbi request reprint Screening for major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among asylum seekers: adapting a standardized instrument to the social and cultural context
    Sophie Durieux-Paillard
    Migrant Health Centre, Department of Community Medicine, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 51:587-97. 2006
    ..To adapt the PTSD and MDE sections of a validated psychiatric diagnostic instrument, we used the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) during an initial health assessment into a primary care facility for asylum seekers...
  27. ncbi request reprint [From Kosovo to Switzerland: mental health perceptions and practical implications for health professionals]
    Ariel Eytan
    Service de Psychiatrie Adultes, Departement de Psychiatrie, CTB Secteur 3, Centre santé migrants, 89, Rue de Lyon, 1203 Genève
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2167-8, 2170, 2172. 2005
    ..Traditional and religious representations of mental disease prevail in the general population. A few recommendations addressed to professionals taking care of Kosovar patients, in Switzerland or elsewhere, are drawn from these results...
  28. ncbi request reprint A case of non-psychotic autocastration: the importance of cultural factors
    Natacha E Premand
    Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatry 68:174-8. 2005
    ..His motives can be understood in the light of his personal and cultural background. This case shows that cultural factors may contribute to explaining male genital self-mutilation behaviors...
  29. doi request reprint Pulmonary thromboembolism associated with olanzapine and risperidone
    Laurence Borras
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Emerg Med 35:159-61. 2008
    ..They should also be closely monitored to ensure early detection and prompt treatment of VTE...
  30. ncbi request reprint Persistent severe depressive episode with mood-congruent psychotic features associated with left temporal ischemia
    Nadia Ortiz
    Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cogn Behav Neurol 17:157-62. 2004
    ..The authors describe the case of a patient suffering from a persistent severe depressive episode with mood-congruent psychotic features following left temporal ischemia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Delusional "pseudotranssexualism" in schizophrenia
    Laurence Borras
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatry 70:175-9. 2007
    ..Considering the irreversible consequences of surgery and its medico-legal implications, these patients should be properly detected...
  32. ncbi request reprint Variations in smoking during hospitalization in psychiatric in-patient units and smoking prevalence in patients and health-care staff
    Ineke Keizer
    Department of Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatric Service, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:317-28. 2005
    ..Smoking and exposure to smoke are important concerns, especially in psychiatric in-patient services...
  33. doi request reprint Consistency of autobiographical memories in asylum seekers
    Ariel Eytan
    Am J Psychiatry 165:776. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint Missed Monday appointments
    Ariel Eytan
    Psychiatr Serv 56:613. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Stalking through SMS: a new tool for an old behaviour?
    Ariel Eytan
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:204. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Patients' behaviour in somatic illness
    Ariel Eytan
    Lancet 369:1691-2. 2007