Dragan M Svrakic
Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
- Risk architecture of schizophrenia: the role of epigeneticsDragan M Svrakic
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:188-95. 2013..To systematize existing data and review new findings on the cause of schizophrenia and outline an improved mixed model of schizophrenia risk...
- DSM axis II: personality disorders or adaptation disorders?Dragan M Svrakic
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:111-7. 2009..This is mainly due to overlapping categorical diagnostic criteria of personality disorders. Study samples based on these criteria are inadequate and their results questionable...
- Epigenetic perspective on behavior development, personality, and personality disordersDragan M Svrakic
Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, St Louis, MO, USA
Psychiatr Danub 22:153-66. 2010..Diagnostic, research, and treatment advantages of the proposed solution are discussed in some detail...
- Can personality assessment predict future depression? A twelve-month follow-up of 631 subjectsC Robert Cloninger
Department of Psychiatry and the Sansone Center for Well Being, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Affect Disord 92:35-44. 2006..Prior studies by us examined personality and mood at the same time. Assessing personality may allow prediction of mood changes over time in a longitudinal study, as described in earlier prospective studies by Paula Clayton and others...
- Prescription opioid analgesics increase the risk of depressionJeffrey F Scherrer
Research Service, Clinical Research and Epidemiology Workgroup, St Louis VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
J Gen Intern Med 29:491-9. 2014..Evidence linking opioid use with depression emanates from animal models and studies of persons with co-occurring substance use and major depression. Little is known about depressogenic effects of opioid use in other populations...
- Witnessed versus unwitnessed random urine tests in the treatment of opioid dependenceAshok Mallya
The Bell Street Clinic Opioid Treatment Program OTP, Mental Health Service, John Cochran Hospital, St Louis VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
Am J Addict 22:175-7. 2013..Patients consent to witnessed testing but most tests are unwitnessed. The purpose of the present study was to compare treatment effectiveness estimates derived from witnessed versus unwitnessed urine samples...
- Temperament and character modify risk of drug addiction and influence choice of drugsDragan Milivojevic
Specialized Hospital for Chemical Dependence Naltrexzone, Beograd, Serbia
Am J Addict 21:462-7. 2012..In this work, temperament and character features of individuals addicted to opiates or alcohol are compared with normal controls to study personality factors in the overall risk for drug addiction...