Ya Mei Bai

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Affiliation: National Cheng Kung University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics study for hyperprolactinemia among schizophrenics switched from risperidone to risperidone long-acting injection
    Ya Mei Bai
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:306-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of inflammatory cytokine levels among type I/type II and manic/hypomanic/euthymic/depressive states of bipolar disorder
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 166:187-92. 2014
  3. pmc Gray matter abnormalities in schizophrenia patients with tardive dyskinesia: a magnetic resonance imaging voxel-based morphometry study
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e71034. 2013
  4. pmc Symptomatic menopausal transition increases the risk of new-onset depressive disorder in later life: a nationwide prospective cohort study in Taiwan
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e59899. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Pro-inflammatory cytokine associated with somatic and pain symptoms in depression
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 155:28-34. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Risk of developing diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia among patients with bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia: a 10-year nationwide population-based prospective cohort study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 150:57-62. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Equivalent switching dose from oral risperidone to risperidone long-acting injection: a 48-week randomized, prospective, single-blind pharmacokinetic study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1218-25. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin as a potential biomarker for the metabolic syndrome in Chinese patients taking clozapine for schizophrenia
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1834-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Association of weight gain and metabolic syndrome in patients taking clozapine: an 8-year cohort study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, No 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Rd, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:751-6. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Survey of stress reactions among health care workers involved with the SARS outbreak
    YaMei Bai
    Yu Li Veterans Hospital, Hua lien, Taiwan
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1055-7. 2004

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics study for hyperprolactinemia among schizophrenics switched from risperidone to risperidone long-acting injection
    Ya Mei Bai
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:306-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of inflammatory cytokine levels among type I/type II and manic/hypomanic/euthymic/depressive states of bipolar disorder
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 166:187-92. 2014
    ..Inflammatory cytokines have been suggested to be the trait or state markers of bipolar disorder, but with inconsistent results. This may be related to small sample sizes and poor control of some important confounding factors...
  3. pmc Gray matter abnormalities in schizophrenia patients with tardive dyskinesia: a magnetic resonance imaging voxel-based morphometry study
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e71034. 2013
    ..This whole-brain voxel-based morphometry (VBM) study investigate the grey matter abnormality of TD and its correlates with clinical ratings...
  4. pmc Symptomatic menopausal transition increases the risk of new-onset depressive disorder in later life: a nationwide prospective cohort study in Taiwan
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e59899. 2013
    ..Most previous clinical studies had limited case samples, and did not control the attributable risk of medical comorbidities...
  5. doi request reprint Pro-inflammatory cytokine associated with somatic and pain symptoms in depression
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 155:28-34. 2014
    ..Although there is a growing body of evidence showing that depression is related to immune abnormalities, few studies have investigated the association between inflammatory cytokines and somatic/pain symptoms...
  6. doi request reprint Risk of developing diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia among patients with bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia: a 10-year nationwide population-based prospective cohort study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 150:57-62. 2013
    ..However, most of these studies were with cross-sectional study design, the time course of metabolic side effects and SMD cannot be elucidated without a cohort study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Equivalent switching dose from oral risperidone to risperidone long-acting injection: a 48-week randomized, prospective, single-blind pharmacokinetic study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1218-25. 2007
    ..This study, conducted among hospitalized patients, included a long-enough study period and optimal control of drug compliance to test the equivalent switching dose...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin as a potential biomarker for the metabolic syndrome in Chinese patients taking clozapine for schizophrenia
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1834-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the possible relationship between adiponectin and the metabolic syndrome among Chinese patients taking clozapine for schizophrenia...
  9. doi request reprint Association of weight gain and metabolic syndrome in patients taking clozapine: an 8-year cohort study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, No 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Rd, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:751-6. 2011
    ..We conducted an 8-year cohort study to determine the association between weight gain and metabolic parameters among schizophrenic patients taking clozapine...
  10. ncbi request reprint Survey of stress reactions among health care workers involved with the SARS outbreak
    YaMei Bai
    Yu Li Veterans Hospital, Hua lien, Taiwan
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1055-7. 2004
    ..Sixty-six staff members (20 percent) felt stigmatized and rejected in their neighborhood because of their hospital work, and 20 of 218 health care workers (9 percent) reported reluctance to work or had considered resignation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cytochrome P-450 2D6*10 C188T polymorphism is associated with antipsychotic-induced persistent tardive dyskinesia in Chinese schizophrenic patients
    Ying Jay Liou
    Department of Psychiatry, Yuli Veterans Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, ROC
    Neuropsychobiology 49:167-73. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Association analysis of polymorphisms in the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor subunit 2B (GRIN2B) gene and tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia
    Ying Jay Liou
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 153:271-5. 2007
    ..We conclude that genetic variations in the human GRIN2B gene probably do not play a major role in susceptibility to, or severity of TD...
  13. doi request reprint Association between HTR2C polymorphisms and metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia treated with atypical antipsychotics
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 125:179-86. 2011
    ..This study analyzes a large sample of patients with schizophrenia treated with atypical antipsychotics to determine whether variation in the HTR2C is associated with MetS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association analysis of the dopamine D3 receptor gene ser9gly and brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene val66met polymorphisms with antipsychotic-induced persistent tardive dyskinesia and clinical expression in Chinese schizophrenic patients
    Ying Jay Liou
    Department of Psychiatry, Yu Li Veterans Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, ROC
    Neuromolecular Med 5:243-51. 2004
    ..Further replication studies with larger sample size and stringent definition for TD is necessary...
  15. doi request reprint Analysis of genetic variations in the dopamine D1 receptor (DRD1) gene and antipsychotics-induced tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia
    I Ching Lai
    Department of Psychiatry, Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 67:383-8. 2011
    ..We supposed that patients who develop TD may have genetic variants of DRD1 that cause the excitatory effects of DRD1 overwhelming the attenuated inhibitory effects of DRD2 after antipsychotic treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Higher risk of mood disorders among adolescents with ADHD and asthma: a nationwide prospective study
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 11217, Taiwan Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 156:232-5. 2014
    ..However, there has been no study investigating the comorbid effect of these two disorders on developing mood disorder...
  17. doi request reprint Association of adiponectin and metabolic syndrome among patients taking atypical antipsychotics for schizophrenia: a cohort study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 111:1-8. 2009
    ..This study investigated the association between adiponectin levels and metabolic syndrome in patients treated with atypical antipsychotics...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of the human ENTH (Epsin 4) gene and schizophrenia
    Ying Jay Liou
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 84:236-43. 2006
    ..038), the significance did not survive after Bonferroni correction. This study thus fails to support an association of genetic variations in the ENTH gene and schizophrenia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Weight gain with clozapine: 8-year cohort naturalistic study among hospitalized Chinese schizophrenia patients
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 108:122-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate long-term weight changes in hospitalized Chinese schizophrenic patients treated with clozapine...
  20. doi request reprint Higher risk of developing mood disorders among adolescents with comorbidity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and disruptive behavior disorder: a nationwide prospective study
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1019-23. 2013
    ..Further study would be required to evaluate whether prompt intervention for ADHD and disruptive behavior problems would decrease the risk of developing mood disorder...
  21. pmc Association between psychiatric disorders and iron deficiency anemia among children and adolescents: a nationwide population-based study
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Psychiatry 13:161. 2013
    ..Deficiency of iron in early life may increase the risk of psychiatric morbidity...
  22. doi request reprint Dopamine receptor D2 gene is associated with weight gain in schizophrenic patients under long-term atypical antipsychotic treatment
    Chen Jee Hong
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 20:359-66. 2010
    ..This study examined whether genetic variants in the dopamine receptor D2 (DRD2) gene may be associated with body weight change after AAP treatment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Association study of the estrogen receptor polymorphisms with tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia
    I Ching Lai
    Department of Psychiatry, Yuli Veterans Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, ROC
    Neuropsychobiology 46:173-5. 2002
    ..057), but not of the genotypes determined by XBA I (p = 0.896). However, further studies on other polymorphisms of ESR 1 or other estrogen receptors are necessary to clarify the role of estrogen in the pathogenesis of TD...
  24. doi request reprint TNF-α -308 G>A polymorphism and weight gain in patients with schizophrenia under long-term clozapine, risperidone or olanzapine treatment
    Hsiang Hsuan Huang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurosci Lett 504:277-80. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that TNF-α -308 G>A polymorphism does not play a major role in SGA-induced weight gain...
  25. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic resolution among Chinese patients with schizophrenia and associated factors
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 109:378-88. 2010
    ..However, the remission/resolution rate in Chinese patients has not previously been reported. The present study assessed symptom resolution rates and associated factors among medicated and clinically stable Chinese schizophrenia patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Asthma and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a nationwide population-based prospective cohort study
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:1208-14. 2013
    ..Using a nationwide population-based prospective case-control cohort study (1:4, age-/gender-matched), we hypothesized that asthma in infanthood or early childhood would increase the risk of ADHD in later life...
  27. ncbi request reprint Genetic association between TNF-alpha -308 G>A polymorphism and longitudinal weight change during clozapine treatment
    Ying Chieh Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Yuli Veterans Hospital, Yuli, Hualien, Taiwan, ROC
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:303-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the association between genetic variation in the tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) gene and longitudinal weight change during long-term clozapine treatment...
  28. doi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, tic disorder, and allergy: is there a link? A nationwide population-based study
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:545-51. 2013
    ..Previous evidence has shown that a frequent coexistence of allergic diseases was noted in patients with ADHD or tic disorder. We attempted to investigate the possible link among ADHD, tic disorder, and various allergic diseases...
  29. doi request reprint Allergic rhinitis in adolescence increases the risk of depression in later life: a nationwide population-based prospective cohort study
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 145:49-53. 2013
    ..Using a nationwide population-based prospective cohort study (1:4, age-/gender-matched), we hypothesized that AR in adolescence would increase the risk of depression in later life...
  30. doi request reprint Identification of psychiatric disorders among human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals in Taiwan, a nine-year nationwide population-based study
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    AIDS Care 24:1543-9. 2012
    ..Regular psychiatric evaluation and follow-up and prompt intervention are necessary for HIV-infected individuals...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risperidone for pre-existing severe tardive dyskinesia: a 48-week prospective follow-up study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwain
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:79-85. 2005
    ..173-10.298). A significant improvement observed in tardive dyskinesia was noted at week 8, and this improvement persisted until week 48. The results show that the effect of risperidone on pre-existing tardive dyskinesia may be beneficial...
  32. doi request reprint Differential relations between fronto-limbic metabolism and executive function in patients with remitted bipolar I and bipolar II disorder
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Bipolar Disord 14:831-42. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that BD-I patients (compared to BD-II patients) would perform worse on tests of cognitive function because of abnormal metabolism in the prefrontal cortex and other mood-related brain areas...
  33. doi request reprint Impact of apolipoprotein A5 (APOA5) polymorphisms on serum triglyceride levels in schizophrenic patients under long-term atypical antipsychotic treatment
    Chen Jee Hong
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:22-9. 2012
    ..This study examined the association of common APOA5 genetic variants and TG levels in chronically institutionalized schizophrenic patients, on a stable dose of atypical antipsychotic (clozapine, olanzapine or risperidone...
  34. doi request reprint Improved body weight and metabolic outcomes in overweight or obese psychiatric patients switched to amisulpride from other atypical antipsychotics
    Chao Cheng Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:529-36. 2009
    ..2% to 30.4% (McNemar test, P < 0.0005). These findings suggest that switching to amisulpride could be an effective treatment of overweight or obese psychiatric patients treated previously with other SGAs...
  35. doi request reprint Analysis of genetic variations in the human melatonin receptor (MTNR1A, MTNR1B) genes and antipsychotics-induced tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia
    I Ching Lai
    Department of Psychiatry, Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:143-8. 2011
    ..Melatonin has a modulating effect on dopaminergic neurotransmission in the brain; therefore, the hypothesis of an association between the melatonin receptor genes (MTNR1A, MTNR1B) and antipsychotics-induced TD was examined in this study...
  36. doi request reprint Easy and low-cost identification of metabolic syndrome in patients treated with second-generation antipsychotics: artificial neural network and logistic regression models
    Chao Cheng Lin
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:225-34. 2010
    ..In this study, we trained and validated artificial neural network (ANN) and multiple logistic regression models without biochemical parameters to rapidly identify MetS in patients with SGA treatment...
  37. doi request reprint Switching from clozapine to zotepine in patients with schizophrenia: a 12-week prospective, randomized, rater blind, and parallel study
    Chao Cheng Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:211-4. 2013
    ..7% vs 0%, P = 0.008), and an increased level of prolactin (29.6 vs -3.8 ng/ mL, P < 0.0005), compared with the clozapine group. The results suggested that switching from clozapine to zotepine treatment should be done with caution...
  38. doi request reprint Genetic variants of microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTTP) are associated with metabolic syndrome in schizophrenic patients treated with atypical antipsychotics
    Ying Jay Liou
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:313-8. 2013
    ..This study investigated whether the common variants in MTTP genes were associated with MetS in schizophrenic patients treated with atypical antipsychotics...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association of initial antipsychotic response to clozapine and long-term weight gain
    Ya Mei Bai
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, 155 Li Nong St, Sec 2, Shihpai, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1276-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to test whether the initial antipsychotic response to clozapine is related to subsequent weight change...
  40. ncbi request reprint Artificial neural network prediction of clozapine response with combined pharmacogenetic and clinical data
    Chao Cheng Lin
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 91:91-9. 2008
    ..805+/-0.056 versus 0.647+/-0.066; p=0.046). The gene polymorphisms should play an important role in the prediction. Further validation of ANN analysis is likely to provide decision support for predicting individual response...
  41. doi request reprint White matter abnormalities in schizophrenia patients with tardive dyskinesia: a diffusion tensor image study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 109:167-81. 2009
    ..While increasing evidence suggests that damaged brain microcircuitry of white matter (WM) is responsible for the clinical symptoms in schizophrenia, no reports of WM abnormality associated with TD were noted...
  42. ncbi request reprint Risperidone for severe tardive dyskinesia: a 12-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Yu Li Veterans Hospital, Hua lien, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1342-8. 2003
    ..This 12-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigated the effect of risperidone on severe tardive dyskinesia...
  43. pmc Major depressive disorder and stroke risks: a 9-year follow-up population-based, matched cohort study
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e46818. 2012
    ..However, whether and how clinical depression increases stroke risk remains an unanswered question. Our aim was to provide answers to this question...
  44. ncbi request reprint Analysis of genetic variations in the RGS9 gene and antipsychotic-induced tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia
    Ying Jay Liou
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:239-42. 2009
    ..0399). In the haplotype analysis, a significant association of the AGG haplotype (rs8077696-rs8070231-rs2292593) of the RGS9 gene was found (permutation P = 0.007), and this is worthy of replication and further study...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk of depressive disorder among patients with herpes zoster: a nationwide population-based prospective study
    Mu Hong Chen
    From the Departments of Psychiatry M H C, H T W, T P S, C T L, W C L, W H C, Y M B, Family Medicine T J C, and Psychiatry, Yuanshan Branch H T W, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan and Psychiatry, College of Medicine M H C, H T W, T P S, C T L, W C L, Y M B, Institutesof Brain Science T P S, C T L, W C L, and Institutes of Hospital and Health Care Administration T J C, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychosom Med 76:285-91. 2014
    ..However, no prospective study has investigated the association between herpes zoster and the development of depressive disorder...
  46. pmc High dosage of hypnotics predicts subsequent sleep-related breathing disorders and is associated with worse outcomes for depression
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Sleep 37:803-9, 809A-809B. 2014
    ..The rates of sleep related breathing disorders (SRBD) and treatment outcomes of depression were compared among insomnia patients who had stratified levels of hypnotic use during a 10-year follow-up (2001-2010)...
  47. doi request reprint Higher risk of developing major depression and bipolar disorder in later life among adolescents with asthma: a nationwide prospective study
    Mu Hong Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 49:25-30. 2014
    ..Using the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database, we attempted to investigate the association between asthma in early adolescence and the risk of unipolar depression and bipolar disorder in later life...
  48. doi request reprint Association between antidepressant resistance in unipolar depression and subsequent bipolar disorder: cohort study
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Br J Psychiatry 200:45-51. 2012
    ..People with major depressive disorder who fail to respond to adequate trials of antidepressant treatment may harbour hidden bipolar disorder...
  49. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of obese, clozapine-treated inpatients with schizophrenia placed on a six-month diet and physical activity program
    Mei Kuei Wu
    Section of Nutrition, Yu Li Veterans Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
    Psychiatr Serv 58:544-50. 2007
    ..Patients with schizophrenia treated with clozapine often gain weight. This study evaluated the effects of dietary control and physical activity among obese inpatients with schizophrenia being treated with clozapine...
  50. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of prefrontal theta-burst stimulation in refractory depression: a randomized sham-controlled study
    Cheng Ta Li
    1 Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, 112, Taiwan1 Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, 112, Taiwan
    Brain 137:2088-98. 2014
    ....
  51. pmc The association between online gaming, social phobia, and depression: an internet survey
    Han Ting Wei
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Psychiatry 12:92. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the characteristics of online gamers, and the association between online gaming hours, social phobia, and depression using an internet survey...
  52. 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)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of cardiovascular diseases with mood and anxiety disorder: a population based 4-year study
    Kai Lin Huang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:401-9. 2009
    ..This population-based study was carried out to examine and compare the CVD comorbidities among patients with mood and anxiety disorders in different age groups...
  54. doi request reprint Treatment dilemma in comorbidity of schizophrenia and idiopathic Parkinson's disease
    Chen Chia Lan
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:411.e3-5. 2011
    ..This case report illustrates the dilemma of treating a patient with schizophrenia and comorbid idiopathic Parkinson's disease, which differed from PDP and required more clinical data for a proper treatment recommendation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Taiwan consensus of pharmacological treatment for bipolar disorder
    Ya Mei Bai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:547-56. 2013
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Sex distribution and psychiatric features of child and adolescent conversion disorder across 2 decades
    Kai Lin Huang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 72:471-7. 2009
    ..This study aimed to compare the demographic characteristics, psychiatric comorbidity, and experiences of being abused in Taiwanese children and adolescents diagnosed with conversion disorder in psychiatric consultations across 2 decades...
  57. doi request reprint Antidepressant mechanism of add-on repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in medication-resistant depression using cerebral glucose metabolism
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 127:219-29. 2010
    ..Add-on repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is effective in treating medication-resistant depression (MRD), but little is known about the rTMS antidepressant mechanism and pathophysiology underlying MRD...
  58. doi request reprint The impact of self-rated health on medical care utilization for older people with depressive symptoms
    Christy Pu
    Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:479-86. 2013
    ....
  59. pmc Disparities in appendicitis rupture rate among mentally ill patients
    Jen Huoy Tsay
    Department of Social Work, College of Social Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    BMC Public Health 7:331. 2007
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Intercorrelations between the Personal and Social Performance Scale, cognitive function, and activities of daily living
    Pei Chun Hsieh
    Department of Psychiatry, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:513-5. 2011
    ..Positive correlations between the total PSP scale score and performance in the WMS-R, CPT, and ADL scores were identified. The PSP score was found to be of good reliability for cognitive function and ADL evaluation...