Tung Ping Su

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Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Utilization of psychotropic drugs in Taiwan: an overview of outpatient sector in 2000
    Tung Ping Su
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:378-91. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of insomnia in community-dwelling Chinese elderly: a Taiwanese urban area survey
    Tung Ping Su
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:706-13. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of psychiatric morbidity and psychological adaptation of the nurses in a structured SARS caring unit during outbreak: a prospective and periodic assessment study in Taiwan
    Tung Ping Su
    Division of Psychiatry, National Yang Ming University, Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 41:119-30. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Add-on rTMS for medication-resistant depression: a randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial in Chinese patients
    Tung Ping Su
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:930-7. 2005
  5. 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
  6. doi 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
  7. doi request reprint Different patterns of abnormal gamma oscillatory activity in unipolar and bipolar disorder patients during an implicit emotion task
    Tai Ying Liu
    Institute of Biomedical Informatics, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuropsychologia 50:1514-20. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Structural and cognitive deficits in remitting and non-remitting recurrent depression: a voxel-based morphometric study
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 50:347-56. 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. ncbi request reprint Utilization of psychotropic drugs in Taiwan: an overview of outpatient sector in 2000
    Tung Ping Su
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:378-91. 2002
    ..The analysis followed the drug classification and standardized measurements proposed by the World Health Organization...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of insomnia in community-dwelling Chinese elderly: a Taiwanese urban area survey
    Tung Ping Su
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:706-13. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of and risk factors for self-reported sleep complaints in the elderly...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of psychiatric morbidity and psychological adaptation of the nurses in a structured SARS caring unit during outbreak: a prospective and periodic assessment study in Taiwan
    Tung Ping Su
    Division of Psychiatry, National Yang Ming University, Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 41:119-30. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the psychological impact on the caring staffs facing future bio-disaster will be minimized with lowered risk factors and a safer and more structured work environment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Add-on rTMS for medication-resistant depression: a randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial in Chinese patients
    Tung Ping Su
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:930-7. 2005
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  5. 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...
  6. doi 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...
  7. doi request reprint Different patterns of abnormal gamma oscillatory activity in unipolar and bipolar disorder patients during an implicit emotion task
    Tai Ying Liu
    Institute of Biomedical Informatics, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuropsychologia 50:1514-20. 2012
    ..Gamma activity in the parietal and left posterior temporal regions may be a potential index to differentiate BD patients from MDD patients...
  8. doi request reprint Structural and cognitive deficits in remitting and non-remitting recurrent depression: a voxel-based morphometric study
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 50:347-56. 2010
    ..Voxel-based structural deficits in the left DLPFC may characterize a subgroup of people with recurrent MDD who respond poorly to antidepressants...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint The Wada memory test and prediction of outcome after anterior temporal lobectomy
    Hsiang Yu Yu
    Department of Neurology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Neurosci 17:857-61. 2010
    ..The Wada memory test was a predictor for post-operative VIQ changes in our study. Patients who failed the Wada memory test still benefitted from the ATL and showed good seizure outcomes...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Regional cortical thinning in patients with major depressive disorder: a surface-based morphometry study
    Pei Chi Tu
    Institute of Neuroscience, School of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 202:206-13. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the results provide further evidence for the significant role of a prefrontal structural deficit and an aberrant structural/functional relationship in patients with MDD...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Sex differences in prevalence and risk indicators of geriatric depression: the Shih-Pai community-based survey
    Jiunn Kae Wang
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 109:345-53. 2010
    ..We investigated sex differences in prevalence and risk indicators associated with geriatric depression among community-dwelling elderly people in Shih-Pai, Taipei, Taiwan...
  19. doi 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 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...
  21. pmc Cardiac vagal control and theoretical models of co-occurring depression and anxiety: a cross-sectional psychophysiological study of community elderly
    Hsi Chung Chen
    Department of Psychiatry and Center of Sleep Disorders, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Psychiatry 12:93. 2012
    ....
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Schizophrenia and the brain's control network: aberrant within- and between-network connectivity of the frontoparietal network in schizophrenia
    Pei Chi Tu
    Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 147:339-47. 2013
    ..Together with our previous findings of the cortico-striatal disconnection of the cingulo-opercular network, we suggest that the brain's control networks may play an important role in the neural mechanisms of schizophrenia...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Delayed onset urticaria in depressive patients with bupropion prescription: a nationwide population-based study
    Li Yu Hu
    Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Veterans General Veterans Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Department of Psychiatry, Yuli Veterans Hospital, Yuli, Taiwan Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e80064. 2013
    ..Bupropion, which is widely used in patients with depressive disorder, may cause allergic reactions. However, the real prevalence of these side effects may be overlooked and underreported due to the delayed onset phenomenon...
  27. doi 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...
  28. doi request reprint Effect of age, gender, menopausal status, and ovarian hormonal level on rTMS in treatment-resistant depression
    Chih Chia Huang
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:821-31. 2008
    ..Further study examining the interactions between mood, ovarian hormones, and rTMS treatment is warranted...
  29. doi request reprint Preoperative IQ predicts seizure outcomes after anterior temporal lobectomy
    Hsiang Yu Yu
    Department of Neurology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Seizure 18:639-43. 2009
    ..We reviewed IQ test results and surgery outcomes to evaluate the roles of IQ tests in the preoperative work-up...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Interleukin-1 beta C-511T polymorphism modulates functional connectivity of anterior midcingulate cortex in non-demented elderly Han males
    Pei Chi Tu
    Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Brain Struct Funct 219:61-9. 2014
    ..The results were consistent with our hypothesis and supported that the brains' functional connectivity in elderly people may be modulated by genetic polymorphism associated with local inflammation processes. ..
  32. doi request reprint The incidence of adjacent segment disease requiring surgery after anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion: estimation using an 11-year comprehensive nationwide database in Taiwan
    Jau Ching Wu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurosurgery 70:594-601. 2012
    ..9%/y in a previous cohort of 374 patients. Few other data corroborate the incidence and natural history of ASD...
  33. pmc Impaired prefronto-thalamic functional connectivity as a key feature of treatment-resistant depression: a combined MEG, PET and rTMS study
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70089. 2013
    ..In conclusion, we affirmed impaired prefronto-thalamic functional connections, but not frontal functional imbalance, as a core deficit in TRD. ..
  34. doi request reprint Cortico-striatal disconnection within the cingulo-opercular network in schizophrenia revealed by intrinsic functional connectivity analysis: a resting fMRI study
    Pei Chi Tu
    Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Institute of Neuroscience, School of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 59:238-47. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that schizophrenia is associated with cortical-striatal disconnection within the CON. The result provides a network basis for the cortico-striatal disconnection hypothesis of schizophrenia...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Distinct neuronal oscillatory responses between patients with bipolar and unipolar disorders: a magnetoencephalographic study
    Pin Shiuan Lee
    Institute of Brain Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 123:270-5. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that different affective disorder patients may have distinct patterns of oscillatory cortical activities in response to negative emotional stimuli...
  37. doi request reprint Increased incidence of orthopedic fractures in cirrhotic patients: a nationwide population-based study
    Chia Fen Tsai
    Institute of Brain Science, National Yang Ming University Schools of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Hepatol 58:706-14. 2013
    ..This study investigated the fracture incidence and risk factors in cirrhotic patients with HE...
  38. ncbi request reprint Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for treating medication-resistant depression in Taiwan: a preliminary study
    Chih Chia Huang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:210-5. 2005
    ..We conducted an open trial to evaluate the efficacy of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in medication-resistant depression. This is the first study in Taiwan of rTMS for the treatment of depression...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of 5 Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on cognition during a Go/NoGo task
    Chih Chia Huang
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, No 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Rd, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 38:513-20. 2004
    ..This finding may help explain some of the controversies or paradoxical results observed in studies of the effect of left DLPFC rTMS on cognition...
  40. pmc Hyperthyroidism and risk for bipolar disorders: a nationwide population-based study
    Li Yu Hu
    Department of Psychiatry, Yuli Veterans Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e73057. 2013
    ..The most common clinical features associated with hyperthyroidism are anxiety and depression. The risk of bipolar disorders, especially bipolar mania, among patients with thyroid disorders has not been well characterized...
  41. pmc Brain signature characterizing the body-brain-mind axis of transsexuals
    Hsiao Lun Ku
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70808. 2013
    ..The neural connectivity pattern suggests a brain signature of the psychosocial distress for the gender-sex incongruity of TXs. ..
  42. pmc the risk of cancer among Taiwanese female registered nurses: a nationwide retrospective study
    Cheng Che Shen
    Department of Psychiatry, Chiayi Branch, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e68420. 2013
    ..To evaluate the risk of cancer among Taiwanese female registered nurses (RNs) using a nationwide population-based dataset...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint Evaluation of reference tissue model and tissue ratio method for 5-HTT using [(123)I] ADAM tracer
    Bang Hung Yang
    Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang Ming University, No 155, Section 2, Li Nong Road, Baitou, Taipei City 112, Taiwan, ROC
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 92:294-8. 2008
    ..The correlation found between BP and SUR supports the use of TR method for quantification of 5-HTT to avoid arterial sampling in dynamic SPECT scan...
  46. doi request reprint Gender differences in the relationship between depression and cardiac autonomic function among community elderly
    Hsi Chung Chen
    Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:314-22. 2010
    ..This survey was designed to examine gender effects on the relationship between depressive symptoms and cardiac autonomic function among community dwelling elderly...
  47. doi 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...
  48. 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...
  49. doi request reprint Depression is the strongest independent risk factor for poor social engagement among Chinese elderly veteran assisted-living residents
    Chia Fen Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 72:478-83. 2009
    ..This study attempted to identify the risk factors for poor social engagement among elderly veterans in Taiwan...
  50. ncbi request reprint Ziprasidone-associated pedal edema in the treatment of schizophrenia
    Hsiao Lun Ku
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:963-4. 2006
    ..This is the first case report attempting to demonstrate the existence of ziprasidone-induced pedal edema in the treatment of schizophrenia. In this case, the pedal edema was associated with an IgE-related allergic reaction...
  51. doi request reprint Resting-state fMRI mapping of cerebellar functional dysconnections involving multiple large-scale networks in patients with schizophrenia
    Yen Ling Chen
    Institute of Brain Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Schizophr Res 149:26-34. 2013
    ..Recent findings have indicated that patients with schizophrenia have altered cortico-cerebellar connectivity, but the nature of these network dysconnections remains unclear...
  52. pmc The risk of cancer in patients with generalized anxiety disorder: a nationwide population-based study
    Cheng Che Shen
    Department of Psychiatry, Chiayi Branch, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e57399. 2013
    ..To evaluate the risk of cancer among patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in a nationwide population-based dataset...
  53. doi request reprint Reproducibility of brain dopamine transporter binding with Tc-99m TRODAT-1 SPECT in healthy young men
    Chin Bin Yeh
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 201:222-5. 2012
    ..Thus, (99m)Tc-TRODAT-1 SPECT might provide a reproducible and reliable tool in clinical management of young patients with DAT-related disorders...
  54. doi request reprint Faster onset of antidepressant effects of citalopram compared with sertraline in drug-naïve first-episode major depressive disorder in a Chinese population: a 6-week double-blind, randomized comparative study
    Ju Wei Hsu
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 31:577-81. 2011
    ..However, citalopram exhibited a significantly faster onset than sertraline during the early weeks of treatment and tended to have a better efficacy in overall treatment, although the statistic was not significant...
  55. doi request reprint Impaired frontal synchronization of spontaneous magnetoencephalographic activity in patients with bipolar disorder
    Shyan Shiou Chen
    Department of Mathematics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurosci Lett 445:174-8. 2008
    ..Our findings indicate that analysis of spontaneous MEG recordings at resting state using nonlinear dynamic approaches may disclose the subtle regional changes of neural dynamics in BD...
  56. doi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for the treatment of recurrent seizures after incomplete anterior temporal lobectomy
    Der Jen Yen
    Department of Neurology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan, ROC
    Seizure 18:511-4. 2009
    ..A higher marginal dose of >25Gy and wider coverage may be more clinically beneficial but warrant further investigation...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Selective posterior cerebral artery amobarbital test in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy for surgical treatment
    Der Jen Yen
    Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Seizure 15:117-24. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether the selective posterior cerebral artery amobarbital test (PCAAT) can predict postoperative memory function in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) for surgical treatment and its clinical safety...
  59. pmc Cortical shape and curvedness analysis of structural deficits in remitting and non-remitting depression
    Yuan Lin Liao
    Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e68625. 2013
    ..Because non-remission is the failure to respond to treatment with serotonin-related drugs, our method may help clinicians choose appropriate medications for non-remitting patients. ..
  60. doi request reprint Sleep quality among community-dwelling elderly people and its demographic, mental, and physical correlates
    Chia Yi Wu
    Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 75:75-80. 2012
    ..Sleep quality is an important predictor of well being in the elderly. However, the effects of depression and physical activity on sleep quality among elderly are less clear...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Association of AIDS and bipolar mania with rapid progression to dementia and death
    Chin Yi Yang
    Division of Psychiatry, Ton Yen General Hospital, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:92-5. 2005
    ..Clinicians should be mindful of HIV infection/AIDS as a differential diagnosis in patients with manic episodes and risk factors for HIV infection...
  63. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporters and cognitive function in methamphetamine abuser after a short abstinence: A SPECT study
    Yuan Hwa Chou
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 17:46-52. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that DAT binding in METH abusers can be reversed in a short period of abstinence. The recovery of DAT binding was asymmetric and possibly parallel with the improvement of cognitive function...
  64. doi request reprint Efficacy and practical issues of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on chronic medically unexplained symptoms of pain
    Cheng Ta Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 51:81-7. 2013
    ..Therefore, in the present review, we ventured to clarify the terminology and summarized the analgesic effects of rTMS on chronic MUSs of pain. ..
  65. pmc A nine-year follow-up study of sleep patterns and mortality in community-dwelling older adults in Taiwan
    Hsi Chung Chen
    Department of Psychiatry and Center of Sleep Disorders, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Sleep 36:1187-98. 2013
    ..To simultaneously explore the associations between mortality and insomnia, sleep duration, and the use of hypnotics in older adults...
  66. doi request reprint Levels of the potential biomarker p11 in peripheral blood cells distinguish patients with PTSD from those with other major psychiatric disorders
    Tung Ping Su
    Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 43:1078-85. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that PBMC p11 mRNA expression levels may serve as a potential biomarker to distinguish PTSD from BP, MDD and SCZ...
  67. doi request reprint Adult normative data of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test in Taiwan
    Ian Kai Shan
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 71:517-22. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to establish adult norms for the WCST in Taiwan, and to understand the development of performance on the WCST among age groups...
  68. doi request reprint Imaging the serotonin transporter using (123)I-ADAM in the human brain
    Yuan Hwa Chou
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 172:38-43. 2009
    ..However, due to the low signal-to-noise ratio in the striatum, (123)I-ADAM could be an ideal tracer for imaging SERT in the midbrain but not in the striatum...
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