Affiliation: Dicle University
- Randomized trial of sertraline versus venlafaxine XR in major depression: efficacy and discontinuation symptomsAytekin Sir
Department of Psychiatry, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, Turkey
J Clin Psychiatry 66:1312-20. 2005..Meta-analyses, based mainly on fluoxetine comparator data, suggest that the SNRI venlafaxine has superior efficacy to SSRIs in treatment of major depression...
- One-year follow-up study of posttraumatic stress disorder among earthquake survivors in TurkeyAbdurrahman Altindag
Department of Psychiatry, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, 63100 Sanliurfa, Turkey
Compr Psychiatry 46:328-33. 2005..Early mental health intervention may serve to prevent the chronicity of posttraumatic stress reactions among earthquake victims...
- Frequency of PTSD in a group of search and rescue workers two months after 2003 Bingol (Turkey) earthquakeSakir Ozen
Department of Psychiatry, Medical School of Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
J Nerv Ment Dis 192:573-5. 2004..The high scores of all scales showed that PTSD may also have comorbidity with other psychiatric disorders. Rescue workers who give first-level service in disasters should receive psychiatric support in specific time frames...
- Reduced PON1 enzymatic activity and increased lipid hydroperoxide levels that point out oxidative stress in generalized anxiety disorderMahmut Bulut
Dicle University, Department of Psychiatry, Diyarbakir, Turkey
J Affect Disord 150:829-33. 2013..Increased LOOH level and decreased paraoxonase activity of GAD patients may suggest increased lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in these patients. LOOH levels may be a state marker for diagnosing GAD...