A Ucok

Summary

Affiliation: Istanbul University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi The impact of antistigma education on the attitudes of general practitioners regarding schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:439-43. 2006
  2. ncbi Association of a serotonin receptor 2A gene polymorphism with cognitive functions in patients with schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:704-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Cognitive predictors of skill acquisition on social problem solving in patients with schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Millet Street, Capa, 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:388-94. 2006
  4. ncbi Electroconvulsive therapy in first-episode schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J ECT 22:38-42. 2006
  5. ncbi One year outcome in first episode schizophrenia. Predictors of relapse
    Alp Ucok
    Istanbul Tip Fakultesi, Psikiyatri AD, Millet Street, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:37-43. 2006
  6. ncbi Sexual dysfunction in patients with schizophrenia on antipsychotic medication
    Alp Ucok
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Millet Street, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Psychiatry 22:328-33. 2007
  7. ncbi Cigarette smoking among patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorders
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:434-7. 2004
  8. ncbi Duration of untreated psychosis may predict acute treatment response in first-episode schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty, Millet Street, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Psychiatr Res 38:163-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Attitudes of psychiatrists toward patients with schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:89-91. 2004
  10. ncbi The effects of childhood trauma in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    A Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:371-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi The impact of antistigma education on the attitudes of general practitioners regarding schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:439-43. 2006
    ..The authors' findings suggest that one antistigma education session, supported by the distribution of related documents, can improve GPs attitudes towards schizophrenia...
  2. ncbi Association of a serotonin receptor 2A gene polymorphism with cognitive functions in patients with schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:704-7. 2007
    ..There was also no relationship established between the codon 102 polymorphism and clinical parameters. These findings suggest that the TC genotype might be related to certain cognitive impairments in patients with schizophrenia...
  3. ncbi Cognitive predictors of skill acquisition on social problem solving in patients with schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Millet Street, Capa, 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:388-94. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that skill acquisition on social problem solving is related with cognitive flexibility and sustained attention...
  4. ncbi Electroconvulsive therapy in first-episode schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J ECT 22:38-42. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the efficacy of ECT was very satisfactory in acute term in first-episode schizophrenia, but the same efficacy was not continuous during the 1-year follow-up...
  5. ncbi One year outcome in first episode schizophrenia. Predictors of relapse
    Alp Ucok
    Istanbul Tip Fakultesi, Psikiyatri AD, Millet Street, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:37-43. 2006
    ..The results of the present study suggest that treatment compliance and early premorbid adjustment level seem to be important predictors of relapse rate in first episode schizophrenia...
  6. ncbi Sexual dysfunction in patients with schizophrenia on antipsychotic medication
    Alp Ucok
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Millet Street, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Psychiatry 22:328-33. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of sexual dysfunction in patients with schizophrenia under antipsychotic therapy and to investigate the effect of various parameters on sexual dysfunction...
  7. ncbi Cigarette smoking among patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorders
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:434-7. 2004
    ..Among the patients with schizophrenia who were in acute psychotic episode, Scale for the Assessment of Positive Symptoms scores of the smokers were significantly higher...
  8. ncbi Duration of untreated psychosis may predict acute treatment response in first-episode schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty, Millet Street, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Psychiatr Res 38:163-8. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that DUP may be an important predictor of response in acute treatment of first-episode schizophrenia and thus, attempts for early diagnosis may also have a positive effect on acute treatment response...
  9. ncbi Attitudes of psychiatrists toward patients with schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:89-91. 2004
    ..3%). A total of 88.4% of respondents thought the term 'schizophrenia' was used in a pejorative manner in public. The findings revealed that stigmatizing attitudes of society are also shared by some psychiatrists...
  10. ncbi The effects of childhood trauma in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    A Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:371-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of childhood trauma on psychopathology in 57 patients with first-episode schizophrenia...
  11. doi COMT Val 158 Met polymorphism is related with interpersonal problem solving in schizophrenia
    A Ucok
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Millet Street, Capa, 34390 Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Psychiatry 25:320-2. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate associations between COMT Val(158)Met polymorphism, and interpersonal problem solving capacity and cognitive functions in schizophrenia...
  12. doi Anticipated discrimination among people with schizophrenia
    A Ucok
    Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Turkey
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:77-83. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the level of anticipated discrimination in people with schizophrenia (n = 732) from 27 countries in the International Study of Discrimination and Stigma Outcomes (INDIGO)...
  13. doi Employment and its relationship with functionality and quality of life in patients with schizophrenia: EGOFORS Study
    A Ucok
    Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Department of Psychiatry, Millet Street, Capa, 34390 Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Psychiatry 27:422-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between work/study status and symptom severity, functionality and quality of life (QoL) in schizophrenia patients...
  14. ncbi Unipolar mania: a distinct disorder?
    Olcay Yazici
    University of Istanbul, Istanbul Medical Faculty Psychiatry Department, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Affect Disord 71:97-103. 2002
    ..This study aimed to identify the differences between unipolar mania and classical bipolar disorder...
  15. ncbi Disability in schizophrenia: clinical correlates and prediction over 1-year follow-up
    Koksal Alptekin
    Department of Psychiatry, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, 35340 Balcova, Izmir, Turkey
    Psychiatry Res 135:103-11. 2005
    ..Early-onset schizophrenia had a twofold increased risk for developing disability. Disability in schizophrenia is a clinical phenomenon closely linked to negative symptoms and poor outcome...
  16. ncbi Mismatch negativity at acute and post-acute phases of first-episode schizophrenia
    Müge Devrim-Uçok
    Department of Physiology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Capa Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:179-85. 2008
    ..The sensory memory functions indexed by MMN seem to be unaffected at the onset of schizophrenia but deteriorated during the post-acute illness phase. MMN reduction at the post-acute phase might be emerged from antipsychotic medication...
  17. ncbi N2 and P3 components of event-related potential in first-episode schizophrenic patients: scalp topography, medication, and latency effects
    Tamer Demiralp
    Department of Physiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, 34390 Capa Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Res 111:167-79. 2002
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  18. ncbi Novelty P3 and P3b in first-episode schizophrenia and chronic schizophrenia
    Müge Devrim-Uçok
    Department of Physiology, University of Istanbul, Istanbul Medical Faculty, 34093 Capa Istanbul, Turkey
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1426-34. 2006
    ..Novelty P3 amplitude reduction present in patients with CS, is not found at the onset of illness. Novelty P3 seems unaffected early in the disease process...
  19. ncbi Quantitative proton MR spectroscopy findings in the corpus callosum of patients with schizophrenia suggest callosal disconnection
    K Aydin
    Department of Neuroradiology, MR Research Unit, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:1968-74. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the metabolic integrity of the corpus callosum in patients with schizophrenia by proton MR spectroscopy...
  20. ncbi Quetiapine treatment in a patient with Tourette's syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorder and drug-induced mania
    Zeliha Matur
    University of Istanbul, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:150-2. 2003
    ..It seems that quetiapine may be useful in treatment of Tourette disorder with or without comorbid disorders...
  21. doi P50 gating at acute and post-acute phases of first-episode schizophrenia
    Müge Devrim-Uçok
    Department of Physiology, University of Istanbul, Istanbul Medical Faculty, 34093 Capa Istanbul, Turkey
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1952-6. 2008
    ..P50 gating improvement might be emerged from atypical antipsychotic medication, although this can only be definitively determined by randomized studies including different antipsychotics...
  22. ncbi Clinical characteristics in obsessive-compulsive disorder with schizophrenia
    Ozay Ozdemir
    Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Compr Psychiatry 44:311-6. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that the characteristics of obsessive-compulsive symptoms in schizophrenic OCD patients are similar to those in nonschizophrenic OCD patients...