Y Khazaal

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Brief-DISCERN, a possible way to improve patient's search on the health-related web]
    Y Khazaal
    Service d Addictologie, Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 5:1816-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Pathological Gambling: Update on Decision Making and Neuro-functional Studies in Clinical Samples
    Sophia Achab
    Division of Addictology, Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue du Grand Pre, 70C, 1206 Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Pharm Des 20:4000-11. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Affective temperaments in alcohol and opiate addictions
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Grand pré, 70 C, 1206, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 84:429-38. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Use of high doses of quetiapine in bipolar disorder episodes are not linked to high activity of cytochrome P4503A4 and/or cytochrome P4502D6
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Addictology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 84:329-35. 2013
  5. pmc Impact of a board-game approach on current smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Addictology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue verte 2, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:3. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Internet poker websites and pathological gambling prevention policy
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Addictology, Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Grand pré 70 C 1206, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gambl Stud 29:51-9. 2013
  7. pmc Effects of expertise on football betting
    Yasser Khazaal
    Geneva University Hospitals, Grand pré 70 C, 1206 Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:18. 2012
  8. doi request reprint French validation of the compulsive internet use scale (CIUS)
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Grand pré, 70C, 1202, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 83:397-405. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint [Early intervention for people with alcohol related disorders or at-risk for alcohol use]
    Y Khazaal
    Service d Addictologie, Département de santé mentale et de psychiatrie, HUG, Rue du Grand Pré 70 C, 1206 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 8:1766-9. 2012
  10. pmc Validation of the French version of the alcohol, smoking and substance involvement screening test (ASSIST) in the elderly
    Riaz Khan
    Division for Addictology Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:14. 2012

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint [Brief-DISCERN, a possible way to improve patient's search on the health-related web]
    Y Khazaal
    Service d Addictologie, Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 5:1816-9. 2009
    ..This tool could facilitate the identification of high-quality information on the web by patients and may improve the empowerment process initiated by the development of the health-related web...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pathological Gambling: Update on Decision Making and Neuro-functional Studies in Clinical Samples
    Sophia Achab
    Division of Addictology, Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue du Grand Pre, 70C, 1206 Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Pharm Des 20:4000-11. 2014
    ..Numerous similarities were found between PG and substance use disorders, highlighting the scientific basis of the recent reclassification of PG in the spectrum of addictive disorders. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Affective temperaments in alcohol and opiate addictions
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Grand pré, 70 C, 1206, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 84:429-38. 2013
    ..65, 95% CI 0.42-0.99). The results highlight the need to consider temperamental aspects in further research to improve the long-term outcome of patient with addictive disorders, who often present complex comorbidity patterns...
  4. doi request reprint Use of high doses of quetiapine in bipolar disorder episodes are not linked to high activity of cytochrome P4503A4 and/or cytochrome P4502D6
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Addictology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 84:329-35. 2013
    ..The use of high quetiapine dosage for the patients included in the present study cannot be explained by variations in pharmacokinetics parameters such as a high activity of CYP3A4 and/or of CYP2D6...
  5. pmc Impact of a board-game approach on current smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Addictology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue verte 2, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:3. 2013
    ..To accomplish this objective, we conducted a randomized controlled trial comparing the game group with a psychoeducation group and a waiting-list control group...
  6. ncbi request reprint Internet poker websites and pathological gambling prevention policy
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Addictology, Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Grand pré 70 C 1206, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gambl Stud 29:51-9. 2013
    ..Results of this study suggest that more adequate prevention strategies for risky gambling should be developed for online poker...
  7. pmc Effects of expertise on football betting
    Yasser Khazaal
    Geneva University Hospitals, Grand pré 70 C, 1206 Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:18. 2012
    ..If unfounded, however, this belief should be considered as a form of "illusion of control." The aim of this study was to examine whether football experts are better than nonexperts at predicting football match scores...
  8. doi request reprint French validation of the compulsive internet use scale (CIUS)
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Grand pré, 70C, 1202, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 83:397-405. 2012
    ..As previously found with the original version, a one-factor model of the CIUS had good psychometric properties and fit the data well. Excessive use of the Internet was associated with depressive symptoms...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Early intervention for people with alcohol related disorders or at-risk for alcohol use]
    Y Khazaal
    Service d Addictologie, Département de santé mentale et de psychiatrie, HUG, Rue du Grand Pré 70 C, 1206 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 8:1766-9. 2012
    ..This paper describes the components, rationale and evidence for the SBIRT approach for people with at risk alcohol use or with alcohol abuse or dependence...
  10. pmc Validation of the French version of the alcohol, smoking and substance involvement screening test (ASSIST) in the elderly
    Riaz Khan
    Division for Addictology Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:14. 2012
    ..The present study evaluates the psychometric properties of the French version of ASSIST in a sample of elderly people attending geriatric outpatient facilities (primary care or psychiatric facilities)...
  11. doi request reprint HON label and DISCERN as content quality indicators of health-related websites
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Addictology, Geneva University Hospitals, rue Verte, 2, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 83:15-27. 2012
    ..45 and 0.96. The DISCERN is a potential quality indicator with a relatively high specificity. Further developments in this domain are warranted in order to facilitate the identification of high-quality information on the web by patients...
  12. pmc Alcohol-related brief intervention in patients treated for opiate or cocaine dependence: a randomized controlled study
    Nelson Feldman
    Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:22. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc A follow-up study on the quality of alcohol dependence-related information on the web
    Olivier Coquard
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:13. 2011
    ..The study highlights lack of change of alcohol-dependence-related web pages across one year...
  14. doi request reprint Advance directives based on cognitive therapy: a way to overcome coercion related problems
    Yasser Khazaal
    Geneva University Hospitals, Rue verte 2, Geneva, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 74:35-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate the impact of advance directives based on cognitive therapy (ADBCT) on the number and duration of hospitalizations as well as compulsory admissions and seclusion procedures...
  15. doi request reprint Internet use by patients with psychiatric disorders in search for general and medical informations
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Rue verte 2, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 79:301-9. 2008
    ..Internet is commonly used by the general population, notably for health information-seeking. There has been little research into its use by patients treated for a psychiatric disorder...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Psychological treatment of gambling]
    Y Khazaal
    Service d addictologie Département de psychiatrie HUG, Rue verte 2 1205 Genève
    Rev Med Suisse 6:1756-9. 2010
    ..Screening procedure will be encouraged and followed by a tailored treatment. New interventions aiming to improve treatment accessibility have to be implemented and evaluated...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic drug and body weight set-point
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Physiol Behav 95:157-60. 2008
    ..Antipsychotic (AP) drugs frequently induce weight gain. The present study aimed at exploring a potential association between antipsychotic-induced weight gain and delayed negative alliesthesia for sweet stimuli...
  19. doi request reprint 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint French validation of the internet addiction test
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cyberpsychol Behav 11:703-6. 2008
    ..In addition, younger people scored higher on the IAT. The one-factor model found in this study has to be replicated in other IAT language versions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine dosage across diagnostic categories
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, Rue verte 2, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 80:17-22. 2009
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate quetiapine doses used across diagnosis categories in a sample of psychiatric inpatients...
  22. doi request reprint A measure of dysfunctional eating-related cognitions in people with psychotic disorders
    Yasser Khazaal
    Geneva University Hospitals, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 81:49-56. 2010
    ..Binge eating disorder is also correlated to the Rigid Weight Regulation and Fear of Weight Gain subscale. The BMAC is a useful brief measure to assess eating and weight related cognitions in people with psychotic disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hunger and negative alliesthesia to aspartame and sucrose in patients treated with antipsychotic drugs and controls
    Y Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue verte 2, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eat Weight Disord 14:e225-30. 2009
    ..Whereas atypical antipsychotic drug-induced weight gain is linked to delayed satiety, the phenomenon is similar in magnitude in non-psychiatric controls who gained weight...
  24. doi request reprint "Michael's Game," a card game for the treatment of psychotic symptoms
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 83:210-6. 2011
    ..The present study tests the feasibility and the impact of the intervention in naturalistic settings...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychopharmacological treatment in pathological gambling: a critical review
    Sophia Achab
    Division of addictology Department of mental health and psychiatry University Hospitals of Geneva Rue verte 2, 1205 Geneva Switzerland
    Curr Pharm Des 17:1389-95. 2011
    ..Preliminary results on N-acetyl cysteine, Memantine and Topiramate produced significant improvement for pathological gamblers and may open new avenues for treatment...
  26. pmc Arabic validation of the Compulsive Internet Use Scale (CIUS)
    Yasser Khazaal
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:32. 2011
    ..As no instrument in the Arabic language is available, however, to measure excessive Internet use, the goal of the current study was to validate an Arabic version of the Compulsive Internet Use Scale (CIUS)...
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dietary underreporting in women with schizophrenia requiring dietary intervention: a case control study
    Y Khazaal
    Division of Substance Abuse, Geneva University Hospitals, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e83-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate diet underreporting of women treated for schizophrenia undergoing dietary treatment and to compare it with nonpsychiatric women...
  30. doi request reprint Brief DISCERN, six questions for the evaluation of evidence-based content of health-related websites
    Yasser Khazaal
    Division of Addictology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 77:33-7. 2009
    ..To extract and to validate a brief version of the DISCERN which could identify mental health-related websites with good content quality...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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...
  32. doi request reprint [Long-term psychiatric consequences of carbon monoxide poisoning: a case report and literature review]
    L Borras
    Consultation secteur Eaux Vives, division de psychiatrie adulte, Departement de Psychiatrie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 36, rue du XXXI Décembre, 1207 Genève, Suisse
    Rev Med Interne 30:43-8. 2009
    ..First and foremost prevention and education remain the key solution to the reduction of morbidity and mortality of COI...
  33. doi request reprint Quality of Web-based information on depression
    Ariane Zermatten
    Depression Program, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva University Hospitals, Belle Idee, 2 ch du Petit Bel Air, Chene Bourg, Geneva, Switzerland
    Depress Anxiety 27:852-8. 2010
    ..The main aim of this work was thus to examine the quality of current websites on depression through the use of several indicators...
  34. ncbi request reprint 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint 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
  36. doi request reprint 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Local back massage with an automated massage chair: general muscle and psychophysiologic relaxing properties
    Daniele F Zullino
    Division of Substance Abuse, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Altern Complement Med 11:1103-6. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. doi request reprint Swiss psychiatrists' beliefs and attitudes about internet addiction
    Gabriel Thorens
    Division of Addictology, Geneva University Hospitals, rue Verte, 2, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Q 80:117-23. 2009
    ..To investigate the beliefs and attitudes of Swiss general psychiatrists toward Internet addiction...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. doi request reprint Screening for bipolar disorder among outpatients with substance use disorders
    A Nallet
    Geneva University Hospital, Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, Service of General Psychiatry, Bipolar Program, 6 8, rue du 31 Décembre, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 28:147-53. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the validity of two short instruments aimed at screening bipolar disorders among patients treated for substance use disorders...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  44. doi request reprint 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...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint 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...
  47. doi request reprint 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Khat use: lifestyle or addiction?
    Rita Annoni Manghi
    Division of Substance Abuse, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Psychoactive Drugs 41:1-10. 2009
    ..Khat dependence is associated with high morbidity and societal and economical costs...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacotherapy of anxiety in the addicted patient]
    Daniele Zullino
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 124:153-6. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint [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...
  52. ncbi request reprint 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint [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
  54. doi request reprint Cannabis and the course of schizophrenia
    Daniele Fabio Zullino
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1357-8; author reply 1358. 2008
  55. ncbi request reprint [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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Bupropion-induced somnambulism
    Yasser Khazaal
    Départment Universitaire de Psychiatrie Adulte, Prilly, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 8:359-62. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint [How hypervigilance and hyperreactivity clinically described in anxiety expressed physiologically?]
    Daniele Zullino
    Unite de recherche clinique, Departement universitaire de psychiatrie adulte, Hôpital de Cery, Lausanne
    Sante Ment Que 29:23-32. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Depersonalization-derealization syndrome induced by reboxetine
    Yasser Khazaal
    University Department for Adult Psychiatry, Hôpital de Cery, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 133:398-9. 2003
    ..Previous data having indicated a role of the serotonin system in the pathophysiology of the phenomenon, a noradrenaline induced serotonin liberation of Raphe neurons is suggested as possible underlying mechanism...
  61. ncbi request reprint Cannabis and psychosis
    Daniele Fabio Zullino
    Lancet 370:1540. 2007
  62. ncbi request reprint Mania after venlafaxine withdrawal in a patient with generalized anxiety disorder
    Yasser Khazaal
    Ann Pharmacother 41:359-60. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint 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