Chia Yih Liu

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Affiliation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and association of suicide ideation among Taiwanese elderly--a population-based cross-sectional study
    Hsiang Lin Chan
    Department of Psychiatry and Suicide Prevention Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 34:197-204. 2011
  2. pmc Migraine predicts physical and pain symptoms among psychiatric outpatients
    Ching I Hung
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, NO, 201 Shi Pai Road, Section 2, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 14:19. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Effective open-label treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder with venlafaxine
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 57:317-21. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and psychological symptoms in Taiwanese patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Chia Yih Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Institute of Clinical Behavioral Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:605-13. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of risperidone in treating the hyperactive symptoms of delirium
    Chia Yih Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:165-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimal dose of risperidone and olanzapine for patients with schizophrenia in Taiwan
    Chia Yih Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:49-51. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Somatic symptoms: an important index in predicting the outcome of depression at six-month and two-year follow-up points among outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 125:134-40. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Premenstrual symptoms and premenstrual exacerbation in patients with psychiatric disorders
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:186-90. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Combined antidepressant and hormone treatment is effective for chemotherapy-induced menopausal syndrome
    Yi Hsiung Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Medical Center, Kuei San, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Eur Psychiatry 20:76-7. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The impacts of migraine, anxiety disorders, and chronic depression on quality of life in psychiatric outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Psychosom Res 65:135-42. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and association of suicide ideation among Taiwanese elderly--a population-based cross-sectional study
    Hsiang Lin Chan
    Department of Psychiatry and Suicide Prevention Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 34:197-204. 2011
    ..Elders commit suicide almost twice as frequently as people in the general population. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and associated factors of suicide ideation among a representative sample of elderly people in Taiwan...
  2. pmc Migraine predicts physical and pain symptoms among psychiatric outpatients
    Ching I Hung
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, NO, 201 Shi Pai Road, Section 2, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 14:19. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the above issue...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effective open-label treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder with venlafaxine
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 57:317-21. 2003
    ..Venlafaxine at a mean dose of 60.1 +/- 29.1 mg per day was effective in reducing PMDD symptoms. The results of the present open trial indicated that venlafaxine is effective in the treatment of ethnic Taiwanese women with PMDD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and psychological symptoms in Taiwanese patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Chia Yih Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Institute of Clinical Behavioral Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:605-13. 2007
    ..To investigate the prevalence of and risk factors for behavioral and psychological symptoms in Taiwanese Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of risperidone in treating the hyperactive symptoms of delirium
    Chia Yih Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:165-8. 2004
    ..5-4.0 mg, with a mean of 1.17+/-0.76 mg, which was much lower than that for schizophrenia. The present study showed that risperidone appears to be effective and safe for the treatment of delirium...
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimal dose of risperidone and olanzapine for patients with schizophrenia in Taiwan
    Chia Yih Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:49-51. 2003
    ..Although the mean daily doses for both drugs were slightly higher for inpatients than outpatients, statistical significance was not achieved. Further, no gender or age-group dose differences were demonstrated for either drug...
  7. doi request reprint Somatic symptoms: an important index in predicting the outcome of depression at six-month and two-year follow-up points among outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 125:134-40. 2010
    ..This study aimed to compare the MDD outcome predictive ability of depression, anxiety, and somatic severity at 6-month and 2-year follow-ups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Premenstrual symptoms and premenstrual exacerbation in patients with psychiatric disorders
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:186-90. 2004
    ..The results showed that high PME rates were noted for a sample of Chinese women with mental disorders, especially those with depressive and anxiety disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Combined antidepressant and hormone treatment is effective for chemotherapy-induced menopausal syndrome
    Yi Hsiung Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Medical Center, Kuei San, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Eur Psychiatry 20:76-7. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The impacts of migraine, anxiety disorders, and chronic depression on quality of life in psychiatric outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Psychosom Res 65:135-42. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to determine if migraine, anxiety comorbidities, and chronic depression were independently related to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in outpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire in premenstrual dysphoric disorder and major depressive disorder
    Shih Chieh Hsu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and School of Medicine Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
    Compr Psychiatry 48:366-70. 2007
    ..This study investigates differences in novelty seeking, harm avoidance, and reward dependence between patients with PMDD, MDD without premenstrual symptoms or premenstrual exacerbation, and normal control subjects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Management of atypical antipsychotic-induced weight gain in schizophrenic patients with topiramate
    Yi Hsiung Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Medical Center, and Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:613-5. 2005
    ..We present the cases of three Taiwanese patients with schizophrenia whose bodyweight increased as a result of atypical antipsychotics treatment, then was controlled by topiramate without aggravation of their psychotic symptoms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women seeking treatment for premenstrual syndrome in Taiwan
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:150-5. 2002
    ..To analyze the characteristics of 150 women who visited a premenstrual syndrome (PMS) clinic in a Taiwanese medical center staffed by both psychiatrists and gynecologists...
  14. ncbi request reprint Geropsychiatric consultation in a general hospital in Taiwan
    Yeong Yuh Juang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:240-5. 2005
    ..In the authors' experience, both psychotropic medication treatment and psychosocial intervention are important in geropsychiatric consultation...
  15. doi request reprint Comorbidities and factors related to discontinuation of pharmacotherapy among outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Compr Psychiatry 52:370-7. 2011
    ..This study investigated which comorbidities and factors independently predicted discontinuation of pharmacotherapy among psychiatric outpatients with MDD...
  16. doi request reprint Migraine: a missing link between somatic symptoms and major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 117:108-15. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Development of a chinese version of the Yale-Brown obsessive compulsive scale for heavy drinking
    Susan S F Gau
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1172-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a Chinese version of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale for heavy drinking (YBOCS-hd-C), the instrument most frequently used in assessing the severity of alcohol craving in Taiwan...
  18. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study of a scale measuring depression and somatic symptoms
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Shin, St, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Psychol Rep 99:379-89. 2006
    ..Much study is required to assess its structure, item characteristics, and in judging its applicability and limitations, and sensitivity to cultural differences in clinical settings...
  19. doi request reprint The cut-off points of the Depression and Somatic Symptoms Scale and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in detecting non-full remission and a current major depressive episode
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 16:33-40. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint No correlation of depression and anxiety to plasma estrogen and progesterone levels in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Cheng Cheng Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kee Lung, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:593-9. 2004
    ..Calculations were made to determine the relationships between hormonal changes and mood changes. There were no statistically significant correlations between depression or anxiety ratings and estrogen or progesterone concentrations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Role and attitude of companions on geriatric psychiatry outpatient visits in Taiwan
    Ching Yen Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linko, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:257-61. 2004
    ..The role and attitude of accompanying people on the geriatric patient encounter are important factors in promoting patient-doctor communication and trust...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): establishment of cut-off scores in a hospitalized Chinese population
    Mei Chu Tsai
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:53-7. 2005
    ..Many countries use the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) to screen for harmful and dangerous alcohol consumption. The psychometric characteristics of the AUDIT have not been examined in a Chinese population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women using a mental health clinic in a gynecologic out-patient setting
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:459-63. 2002
    ..Most patients with anxiety disorders were married. Our results suggest that the gynecologic department may be a good setting to help women with mental disorders...
  24. ncbi request reprint Depression and somatic symptoms scale: a new scale with both depression and somatic symptoms emphasized
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:700-8. 2006
    ..Because it assesses both depression and somatic symptoms, DSSS may overcome the deficiency of other depression scales with few somatic items...
  25. doi request reprint Negative impact of migraine on quality of life after 4 weeks of treatment in patients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 66:8-16. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether or not the negative impact of migraine on HRQoL among outpatients with MDD continued to have an effect after 4 weeks of venlafaxine treatment...
  26. doi request reprint Medical conditions and medications as risk factors of falls in the inpatient older people: a case-control study
    Chia Ming Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linko and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:602-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between medical conditions and medications and falls in older people in hospital...
  27. doi request reprint Transient ischemic attack and incidence of depression in old age: evidence from a population-based analysis in Taiwan
    Kuan Yi Wu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:382-7. 2010
    ..The association between transient ischemic attack (TIA) and depression has not been investigated previously. This study was aimed to examine the relationship between TIA and depression in old age in Taiwan...
  28. doi request reprint Comparison of patient and caregiver assessments of depressive symptoms in elderly patients with depression
    Ching Yen Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Linko, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 166:69-75. 2009
    ..Proxy reports assessing somatic complaints and physical and instrumental activities of daily living may therefore be a valid supplement to retrospective self-reports in the management of clinical depression in the elderly...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between the apolipoprotein E genotype and depression in Alzheimer's disease
    Chia Yih Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung University School of Medicine and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:20-3. 2002
    ..The HDRS scores were not different in patients with AD with the epsilon4 or epsilon2 allele or in those patients without them. Our study did not find an association between depression and the apo E epsilon4 or epsilon2 allele in AD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effective treatment of premenstrual violence in major depression: augmentation with aripiprazole
    Yi Chun Yao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No 5, Fusing St, Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan R O C
    Chang Gung Med J 31:402-6. 2008
    ..An antidepressant with aripiprazole augmentation may be a treatment strategy for refractory premenstrual exacerbation and violence. Large-scale double blind placebo-controlled studies to verify efficacy are warranted...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomic evaluation of schizophrenia in Taiwan: model comparison of long-acting risperidone versus olanzapine versus depot haloperidol based on estimated costs
    Yen Kuang Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, National Cheng Kung University College of Medicine, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:385-94. 2005
    ..The comparison model with the Kaplan-Meier decision tree may serve as an alternative to prospectively designed studies for cost-effectiveness of atypical antipsychotics...
  32. doi request reprint The impact of anxiety and migraine on quality of sleep in patients with major depressive disorder
    Shih Chieh Hsu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Compr Psychiatry 50:151-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of anxiety disorders and migraine on sleep quality and to find the independent factors that predict sleep quality among patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporter change in drug-naive schizophrenia: an imaging study with 99mTc-TRODAT-1
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, School of Medicine, Taiwan, ROC
    Schizophr Res 65:39-46. 2003
    ..The findings also suggest that TRODAT SPECT may be a useful technique to measure dopamine transmission in the human brain and for understanding the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders...
  34. doi request reprint Six-month paroxetine treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder: continuous versus intermittent treatment protocols
    Kuan Yi Wu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:109-14. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare continuous and intermittent paroxetine treatment in oriental PMDD women during 6 months follow up...
  35. pmc On-call duty effects on sleep-state physiological stability in male medical interns
    Yu Hsuan Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e65072. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that sleep stability decreased in medical interns during on-call duty. We used cardiopulmonary-coupling (CPC) analysis to test our hypothesis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Correlations between sexual dysfunction, depression, anxiety, and somatic symptoms among patients with major depressive disorder
    Chiao Fan Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 35:323-31. 2012
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  37. doi request reprint Acculturation, psychiatric comorbidity and posttraumatic stress disorder in a Taiwanese aboriginal population
    Chau Shoun Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Lo Tung Poh Ai Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:55-62. 2009
    ..This study investigates acculturation and other antecedent psychiatric and socio-environmental risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in one aboriginal group (the Bunun) exposed to an earthquake disaster in Taiwan...
  38. ncbi request reprint The impact of migraine on patients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Headache 46:469-77. 2006
    ..The impact of migraine and other headache types among psychiatric outpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD) has not been fully described...
  39. doi request reprint Precipitating or aggravating factors for headache in patients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Psychosom Res 64:231-5. 2008
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  40. doi request reprint The interaction between dopamine transporter function, gender differences, and possible laterality in depression
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 211:72-7. 2013
    ..Depressed patients had a greater availability of DAT; it was decreased after bupropion treatment.Women seemed to have more DAT availability...
  41. doi request reprint Association of serum levels of leptin, ghrelin, and adiponectin in schizophrenic patients and healthy controls
    Meng Chang Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 15:106-11. 2011
    ..In this study, we tried to simultaneously investigate the serum levels of leptin, ghrelin, and adiponectin in schizophrenic patients and healthy controls...
  42. pmc Web-based tools can be used reliably to detect patients with major depressive disorder and subsyndromal depressive symptoms
    Chao Cheng Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Psychiatry 7:12. 2007
    ..Therefore the aim of this study was to evaluate the test-retest reliability and criterion validity of a Web-based system, the Internet-based Self-assessment Program for Depression (ISP-D)...
  43. ncbi request reprint The role of consulting psychiatrists for obstetric and gynecologic inpatients
    Huang Li Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 34:57-64. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the consultation psychiatry service to the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in a general hospital, focusing on referral patterns and consultation recommendations...
  44. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a brief intervention for managing hazardous drinking problems of inpatients in Taiwan
    Mei Chu Tsai
    Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 67:2038-46. 2011
    ..This paper is a report of a randomized control trial undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of the Brief Intervention for Alcohol Use in Taiwanese inpatients with hazardous drinking patterns...
  45. doi request reprint Reducing the fear of falling among community-dwelling elderly adults through cognitive-behavioural strategies and intense Tai Chi exercise: a randomized controlled trial
    Tzu Ting Huang
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 67:961-71. 2011
    ..The prevalence of this fear ranges from 29% to 77%, indicating the importance of developing effective strategies to reduce fear of falling among elderly adults...
  46. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking behavior in Taiwanese woman with menopause-related mood symptoms
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry Department of Tradition Chinese Medicine, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 32:313-9. 2009
    ..Typical menopause-related symptoms sometimes mimic cardiovascular illnesses or other physical problems. It is essential to understand the help-seeking behaviors of menopausal women...
  47. ncbi request reprint Mood improvement after surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
    Hsueh Yu Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 114:1098-102. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to confirm this hypothesis and to investigate whether the psychologic symptoms among OSA patients can be relieved by surgical intervention...
  48. doi request reprint Increased high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels in Taiwanese schizophrenic patients
    Chin Chuen Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Asia Pac Psychiatry 5:E58-63. 2013
    ..Schizophrenia is associated with the activation of the immune/inflammatory system. C-reactive protein (CRP), a positive acute phase protein, may be associated with schizophrenia and antipsychotic treatment...
  49. doi request reprint Physiological and psychological impacts on male medical interns during on-call duty
    Yu Hsuan Lin
    School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Stress 15:21-30. 2012
    ..Our study suggests that 10 stressful on-call duties monthly result in reduced sympathetic modulation during duty night work, high anxiety and depression state, and a persistent inattention...
  50. doi request reprint Validation of the Depression and Somatic Symptoms Scale by comparison with the Short Form 36 scale among psychiatric outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, 5 Fu Shing Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Depress Anxiety 26:583-91. 2009
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  51. ncbi request reprint The levels of stress and depression among interns and clerks in three medical centers in Taiwan--a cross-sectional study
    Yi Hsuan Hsieh
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 34:278-85. 2011
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Mental illness in a general hospital's family medicine clinic in Taiwan
    Chia Yih Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:544-50. 2004
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  53. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for postoperative delirium in a cardiovascular intensive care unit
    Yu Ling Chang
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Am J Crit Care 17:567-75. 2008
    ..The prevalence of delirium and its likely risk factors have not previously been explored in a single sample of postoperative cardiac patients in an intensive care unit...
  54. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validation of a Chinese version of the Aging Males' Symptoms scale
    Ching Yen Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    Psychol Rep 101:27-38. 2007
    ..It is suggested that the scale could be used to measure and compare health-related quality of life in groups of men over 40 years old...
  55. ncbi request reprint Brain SPECT imaging and whole-body biodistribution with [(123)I]ADAM - a serotonin transporter radiotracer in healthy human subjects
    Kun Ju Lin
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
    Nucl Med Biol 33:193-202. 2006
    ..Additionally, radiation-absorbed doses were determined for three healthy human subjects using attenuation-corrected images...
  56. pmc Antenatal depression in East Asia: a review of the literature
    David Beck Schatz
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Investig 9:111-8. 2012
    ..The treatment of AD in East Asia appears to be an entity which, despite its morbidity, has not been adequately studied...
  57. ncbi request reprint Survival of ethnic Chinese with Alzheimer's disease: a 5-year longitudinal study in Taiwan
    Ping Huang Tsai
    Department of Neurology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:172-7. 2007
    ..As expected, AD shortened life expectancy in these patients. The factors found to correlate with a shorter life span may suggest effective health care strategies for AD patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Performance on the cognitive abilities screening instrument at different stages of Alzheimer's disease
    Hsiu Chih Liu
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 13:244-8. 2002
    ..This study validates the usefulness of the CASI for assessing the severity of dementia. The domain scores differed in their relative usefulness for detecting dementia and for distinguishing in different levels of dementia...
  59. ncbi request reprint Once-daily duloxetine 60 mg in the treatment of major depressive disorder: multicenter, double-blind, randomized, paroxetine-controlled, non-inferiority trial in China, Korea, Taiwan and Brazil
    Phil Lee
    Eli Lilly, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:295-307. 2007
    ..The present study verifies the utility of duloxetine as an efficacious and safe treatment for both emotional and physical symptoms of MDD in this predominantly Asian patient sample...
  60. ncbi request reprint Selective hypoperfusion of anterior cingulate gyrus in depressed AD patients: a brain SPECT finding by statistical parametric mapping
    Yi Chu Liao
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:238-44. 2003
    ..The right anterior cingulate gyrus demonstrated a most significant reduction in perfusion. These locations are akin to the imaging findings in patients with primary depression, indicating a specific pathogenesis for depression in AD...
  61. ncbi request reprint Conversion to dementia from questionable dementia in an ethnic Chinese population
    Hsiu Chih Liu
    Department of Neurology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:76-83. 2007
    ..Cox regression analysis revealed that the Alzheimer's disease converters had lower scores for orientation, short-term memory, and anxiety, and a higher frequency of the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele than the nonconverters...
  62. ncbi request reprint Withdrawal reactions associated with low-dose venlafaxine treatment in a patient with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1147-8. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric diagnoses of patients visiting a sleep disorder clinic due to dyssomnias
    Shih Chieh Hsu
    Sleep Center, Department of Psychiatry Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    Psychol Rep 98:789-97. 2006
    ..8%) than did subjects with hypersomnia (9.1%). These results emphasize the importance of psychiatric evaluation of patients with complaints of sleep disturbance...
  64. ncbi request reprint No association between the neuronal nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphism and Alzheimer Disease
    Ying Jay Liou
    Section of Psychiatry, Yu Li Veterans Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Med Genet 114:687-8. 2002
    ..No association was demonstrated for AD and this particular nNOS polymorphism...
  65. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-related hypomania in a patient with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:534-5. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric nurses' reactions to assault upon them by inpatients: a survey in Taiwan
    Chwen Hwa Lu
    Faculty of Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Peitou District, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Psychol Rep 100:777-82. 2007
    ..Duration of occupational experience, older age, and increased social support were significantly correlated with less severe reactions to assault. Results are similar to those of prior studies of American nurses...
  67. ncbi request reprint Perceptual disturbances associated with low-dose bupropion sustained-release treatment
    Chia Yih Liu
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:543-4. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint Cutoff scores of the cognitive abilities screening instrument, Chinese version in screening of dementia
    Ker Neng Lin
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 14:176-82. 2002
    ..83; specificity = 0.85); Edu = 1-5: 67/68 (sensitivity = 0.83; specificity = 0.91), and Edu >/=6: 79/80 (sensitivity = 0.89; specificity = 0.90)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Successful duloxetine use to prevent venlafaxine withdrawal symptoms
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:576. 2008
  70. ncbi request reprint The influence of media reporting of a celebrity suicide on suicidal behavior in patients with a history of depressive disorder
    Andrew T A Cheng
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 103:69-75. 2007
    ..This study investigates possible influences of media reporting of a celebrity suicide on subsequent suicidal behaviors and associated risk factors among depressive patients...