Miro Jakovljevic

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Affiliation: University Hospital Center
Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Agomelatine as chronopsychopharmaceutics restoring circadian rhythms and enhancing resilience to stress: a wishfull thinking or an innovative strategy for superior management of depression?
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 23:2-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-adherence to medication: a challenge for person-centred pharmacotherapy to resolve the problem
    Miro Jakovljevic
    School of Medicine, University of Mostar, 88000 Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Psychiatr Danub 26:358-63. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and multimorbidity in medicine today: challenges and opportunities for bringing separated branches of medicine closer to each other
    Miro Jakovljevic
    School of Medicine, University of Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Psychiatr Danub 25:18-28. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Creativity, mental disorders and their treatment: recovery-oriented psychopharmacotherapy
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:311-5. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint How to increase treatment effectiveness and efficiency in psychiatry: creative psychopharmacotherapy - part 2: creating favorable treatment context and fostering patients' creativity
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:274-9. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Theoretical psychiatry: missing link between academic and clinical psychiatry for further scientific and professional maturation of psychiatry
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:203-6. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Professionalism in contemporary medicine: if it is an important academic issue, then surely it is a "hot" issue as well
    Miro Jakovljevic
    School of Medicine, University of Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Psychiatr Danub 25:6-17. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint How to increase treatment effectiveness and efficiency in psychiatry: creative psychopharmacotherapy - part 1: definition, fundamental principles and higher effectiveness polypharmacy
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:269-73. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry at crossroad between crisis and new identity
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:S267-71. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorders (PTSD) between fallacy and facts: what we know and what we don't know?
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:241-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. ncbi request reprint Agomelatine as chronopsychopharmaceutics restoring circadian rhythms and enhancing resilience to stress: a wishfull thinking or an innovative strategy for superior management of depression?
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 23:2-9. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-adherence to medication: a challenge for person-centred pharmacotherapy to resolve the problem
    Miro Jakovljevic
    School of Medicine, University of Mostar, 88000 Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Psychiatr Danub 26:358-63. 2014
    ..Non-adherence is a major target for interventions to improve the quality and outcomes of health care. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and multimorbidity in medicine today: challenges and opportunities for bringing separated branches of medicine closer to each other
    Miro Jakovljevic
    School of Medicine, University of Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Psychiatr Danub 25:18-28. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Creativity, mental disorders and their treatment: recovery-oriented psychopharmacotherapy
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:311-5. 2013
    ..This paper ends by underlining the importance of a creativity-enhancing oriented, and personal recovery-focused psychopharmacotherapy in helping psychiatric patients achieve fulfilled and purposeful lives. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint How to increase treatment effectiveness and efficiency in psychiatry: creative psychopharmacotherapy - part 2: creating favorable treatment context and fostering patients' creativity
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:274-9. 2013
    ..Creative approach to psychopharmacotherapy reflects a creative synergism between clinical pharmacology and positive psychology of creativity in the frame of transdisciplinary holistic, integrative and person-centered psychiatry. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Theoretical psychiatry: missing link between academic and clinical psychiatry for further scientific and professional maturation of psychiatry
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:203-6. 2013
    ..The cross disciplinary interactions and transdisciplinary systems approach are of great importance in science and the paradigm shift. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Professionalism in contemporary medicine: if it is an important academic issue, then surely it is a "hot" issue as well
    Miro Jakovljevic
    School of Medicine, University of Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Psychiatr Danub 25:6-17. 2013
    ..The aim of this "landscape" review is to promote the complete integration of a culture of professionalism into the educational and research body, including staff, faculty, residents and students. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint How to increase treatment effectiveness and efficiency in psychiatry: creative psychopharmacotherapy - part 1: definition, fundamental principles and higher effectiveness polypharmacy
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:269-73. 2013
    ..Creativity involves the intention and ability to transcend limiting traditional ideas, rules, patterns and relationships and to create meaningful new ideas, interpretations, contexts and methods in clinical psychopharmacology...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry at crossroad between crisis and new identity
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:S267-71. 2012
    ..The question of identity of psychiatry as a medical profession as well as of the future of psychiatry has been the subject of much controversial discussion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorders (PTSD) between fallacy and facts: what we know and what we don't know?
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:241-5. 2012
    ..On the other side, PTSD is one of the most controversial diagnosis in psychiatry as well as in medicine in general...
  11. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorders (PTSD) from different perspectives: a transdisciplinary integrative approach
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:246-55. 2012
    ..Psychotraumatization continues to be a pervasive aspect of life in the 21st century all over the world so we should better understand psychological trauma and PTSD for the sake of prevention and healing...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity, multimorbidity and personalized psychosomatic medicine: epigenetics rolling on the horizon
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:184-9. 2010
    ..The potential relevance of epigenetics for better understanding and more successful treatment of comorbidity and multimorbidity is described...
  13. ncbi request reprint New image of psychiatry, mass media impact and public relations
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:145-8. 2010
    ..Psychiatry should build up new transdisciplinary and integrative image of a specialized profession, promote it and make it public. Good public relations are very important for the future of psychiatry...
  14. ncbi request reprint New generation vs. first generation antipsychotics debate: pragmatic clinical trials and practice-based evidence
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:446-52. 2009
    ..Personalized medicine in psychiatry is not possible without the availability of enough number of different modern antipsychotics...
  15. ncbi request reprint The creative psychopharmacotherapy and personalized medicine: The art & practice of the learning organization
    Miro Jakovljevic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:309-12. 2010
    ..This review describes the short history and principles of creative psychopharmacotherapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and depression in war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:406-10. 2008
    ..Understanding the co-morbidity among PTSD, depression and metabolic syndrome has an important clinical and theoretical issue...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychopharmacotherapy and comorbidity: conceptual and epistemiological issues, dilemmas and controversies
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:333-40. 2009
    ..Comorbidity studies have been expected to be an impetus to research on the validity of current diagnostic systems as well as on establishing more effective and efficient treatment including personalized pharmacotherapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transdisciplinary holistic integrative psychiatry - a wishfull thinking or reality?
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:341-8. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Association of cholesterol and socio-demographic parameters with suicidality in the male patients with schizophrenia
    Darko Marcinko
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:390-5. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Association between C-reactive protein and homocysteine with the subcomponents of metabolic syndrome in stable patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:320-5. 2013
    ..C-Reactive protein (CRP) and homocysteine have also both emerged as independent risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) but are less investigated in psychiatric disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Genetics of schizophrenia in the context of integrative psychiatry
    Marina Sagud
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 20:364-8. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, anxiety, depression and suicidal tendencies in post-traumatic stress disorder and schizophrenic patients
    Boris Maslov
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Coll Antropol 33:7-10. 2009
    ..Higher rates of anxiety, depression and recent life changes scores in participants with metabolic syndrome were recorded compared to those without metabolic syndrome. Suicidal tendencies were equally present in both groups...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders and metabolic syndrome: a fatamorgana or warning reality?
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 19:76-86. 2007
    ..Metabolic syndrome is an important risk factor for the development of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease and premature mortality...
  24. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and schizophrenia from integrative medicine perspective
    Boris Maslov
    School of Medicine, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Psychiatr Danub 20:384-9. 2008
    ..There has been a growing interest in the effect that comorbid schizophrenia and metabolic syndrome may have on each other...
  25. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin and serum cholesterol concentrations in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients with a first episode of psychosis
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 150:105-8. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that lower concentrations of serum cholesterol and platelet 5-HT in patients with a first episode of psychosis might be useful biological markers of suicidality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Smoking and schizophrenia
    Marina Sagud
    University Department, Clinical Hospital Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:371-5. 2009
    ..Schizophrenic patients who smoke may require higher dosages of antipsychotics than nonsmokers. Conversely, upon smoking cessation, smokers may require a reduction in the dosage of antipsychotics...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of sertraline treatment on plasma cortisol, prolactin and thyroid hormones in female depressed patients
    Marina Sagud
    University Hospital Center Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Zagreb, Croatia
    Neuropsychobiology 45:139-43. 2002
    ..The data show different and time-dependent effects of sertraline treatment on plasma cortisol, PRL and thyroid hormones in female depressed patients...
  28. doi request reprint Current suicidality and previous suicidal attempts in patients with schizophrenia are associated with different dimensions of temperament and character
    Branka Aukst Margetic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 200:120-5. 2012
    ..Suicide attempts and suicidal ideation in schizophrenia may not represent the same phenomenon ranging on a single continuum. The importance of these results suggests that further study is needed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Personality and schizophrenia: psychobiological model and its relationship with comorbidity
    Branka Aukst Margetić
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:356-60. 2009
    ..High Self-directedness may be protective factor for development of various psychiatric as well somatic comorbidity states...
  30. ncbi request reprint Premorbid combat related ptsd in Huntington's disease - Case report
    Milena Skocić
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:286-8. 2010
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  31. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and combat post-traumatic stress disorder intensity: preliminary findings
    Dragan Babic
    Department for Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 19:68-75. 2007
    ..Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been associated with co-morbidity of many major mental and somatic disorders as well as with premature mortality...
  32. pmc Somatic comorbidity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular risk, and CRP in patients with recurrent depressive disorders
    Radmila Topic
    Radmila Topic, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 54:453-9. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between depression, metabolic syndrome (MBS), somatic, particularly cardiovascular comorbidity, and low-grade chronic inflammation assessed using C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine augmentation in treatment-resistant depression: a naturalistic study
    Marina Sagud
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:511-4. 2006
    ..Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is a common clinical problem, often complicated with suicidal ideations and greater lifetime functional impairment, and represents a considerable challenge to management and treatment...
  34. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and serum homocysteine in patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia treated with second generation antipsychotics
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    University Hospital Zagreb, Psychiatric Clinic, Kišpatićeva Street, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 189:21-5. 2011
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Novelty seeking and medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia
    Branka Aukst Margetic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 186:141-3. 2011
    ..Adherence differed based on novelty seeking. The temperament of the patient should be considered during the assessment of adherence...
  36. doi request reprint Temperament, character, and quality of life in patients with schizophrenia and their first-degree relatives
    Branka Aukst Margetić
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia
    Compr Psychiatry 52:425-30. 2011
    ..Psychopathology and age were also significant predictors of QOL. Our understanding of an individual patient's QOL must include personality evaluation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comorbid depression and platelet serotonin in hemodialysis patients
    Ivan Barisic
    Department of Urology, Dialysis Center, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Nephron Clin Pract 96:c10-4. 2004
    ..Comorbid depression often occurs in chronic renal failure patients on hemodialysis (HD). Reduced serotonin (5-HT) function is implicated in the pathophysiology of depression...
  38. doi request reprint Lipid levels in female patients with affective disorders
    Marina Sagud
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatry Res 168:218-21. 2009
    ..Since low HDL-C levels could be a risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease, further investigation of lipid metabolism in affective disorders is warranted...
  39. ncbi request reprint Depression treatment and its impact upon the quality of life in patients with diabetes type 2 - the Croatian study
    Igor Filipcic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:231-5. 2010
    ..2%. The main aim of the investigation was to evaluate the effect of antidepressant treatment on quality of life and metabolic control in depressed diabetic patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint War, mental disorder and suicide
    Caslav Loncar
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 28:377-84. 2004
    ..With this research we intended to offer a better understanding of the complexity of the suicide problem of mental patients as a phenomenon...
  41. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, somatic and psychiatric comorbidity in war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder: Preliminary findings
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 18:169-76. 2006
    ..Post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) have been associated with comorbidity of many major somatic and mental disorders as well as with premature mortality...
  42. ncbi request reprint Platelet serotonin and serum lipids in psychotic mania
    Marina Sagud
    University Hospital Center Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Affect Disord 97:247-51. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and multimorbidity in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: similarities and differencies
    Ivan Oreški
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:80-5. 2012
    ..There is a need for better understanding and research of the comorbidity structure in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder...
  44. ncbi request reprint The comorbidity of bipolar disorder and cardiovascular diseases from pharmacotherapy perspective
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:382-5. 2009
    ..It is very interesting to investigate the impact of mental health on cardiac disease and what is the complex underlying mechanism that links these two conditions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Catechol-O-methyl transferase and schizophrenia
    Marina Sagud
    School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:270-4. 2010
    ..Heterogenity of patient population has undoubtedly influenced the results of these studies. Interaction of Val108/158Met polymorphism with other genes and environmental factors is an important avenue for future research...
  46. doi request reprint Differences in cholesterol and metabolic syndrome between bipolar disorder men with and without suicide attempts
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:109-12. 2009
    ..0%) than in attempters 3/20 (15.0%) bipolar men group, but without statistical significance. Lower concentrations of serum cholesterol might be useful biological markers of suicidality in men with bipolar disorder...
  47. doi request reprint Psychometric properties and factor structure of the Temperament and Character Inventory-Revised (TCI-R) in a Croatian psychiatric outpatient sample
    Nenad Jakšić
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 57:177-86. 2015
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate psychometric properties and factorial structure of the Croatian adaptation of the Temperament and Character Inventory-Revised (TCI-R) in a sample of psychiatric outpatients (n=328)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Quantitative electroencephalography in schizophrenia and depression
    Drazen Begic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 23:355-62. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the differences in qEEG parameters between patients with schizophrenia, patients with depression, and healthy subjects...
  49. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol concentration and structured individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients suffering from borderline personality disorder
    Darko Marcinko
    University of Zagreb, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Department of Psychiatry, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:219-23. 2011
    ..These results emphasized the role of this type of psychotherapy in preventing suicidal behavior in BPD patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and metabolic syndrome in patients with bipolar disorder compared to patients with schizophrenia
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:275-7. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders and comorbidity: somatic illness vs. side effect
    Suzana Uzun
    University Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:391-8. 2009
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  52. ncbi request reprint Association study of paroxetine therapeutic response with SERT gene polymorphisms in patients with major depressive disorder
    Nada Bozina
    Clinical Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis, Zagreb University School of Medicine and University Hospital Centre, Zagreb, Croatia
    World J Biol Psychiatry 9:190-7. 2008
    ..006) in the group of non-responders. SERTPR and SERTin2 were found to be in linkage disequilibrium in studied population. These findings identify genetic factors associated with paroxetine treatment response in MDD patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Psychotic disorders and comorbidity: somatic illness vs. side effect
    Oliver Kozumplik
    University Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:361-7. 2009
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Relations of internalized stigma with temperament and character in patients with schizophrenia
    Branka Aukst Margetić
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia
    Compr Psychiatry 51:603-6. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the associations between self-stigma and temperament and character dimensions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Temperament, character, and suicidality among Croatian war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nenad Jakšić
    National Center for Psychotrauma, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 27:60-3. 2015
    ..The present study aimed to determine whether the dimensions of temperament and character are associated with various aspects of suicidality among Croatian war veterans with PTSD...
  56. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of key caregivers of schizophrenia patients and association with kinship
    Branka Aukst Margetić
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Cent Eur J Public Health 21:220-3. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the subjective QOL of caregivers of stable outpatients with diagnosis of schizophrenia compared with controls, and to assess factors associated with QOL in this population...
  57. doi request reprint The role of CYP2D6 and ABCB1 pharmacogenetics in drug-naïve patients with first-episode schizophrenia treated with risperidone
    Nikolina Jovanovic
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, University Hospital Center, Kispaticeva 12, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 66:1109-17. 2010
    ..To evaluate the role of cytochrome 450 2D6 (CYP2D6) and ABCB1 variants on plasma risperidone concentrations and treatment response in 83 drug-naive patients experiencing a first episode of psychosis...
  58. ncbi request reprint Serum lipid levels and suicidality among male patients with schizoaffective disorder
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:193-6. 2008
    ..05). Duration of the illness was significantly (p<0.05) shorter in suicidal patients. Suicidal patients also had a significantly higher score on HDRS-17 (p<0.001) and PANSS (p<0.01) compared to non-suicidal patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders, treatment response, mortality and serum cholesterol: a new holistic look at old data
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 19:270-81. 2007
    ..Changes in serum cholesterol levels may have a direct impact on mental performance, behavior, treatment response, survival and expected lifetime duration...
  60. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and cortisol/DHEAS ratio in patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Bjanka Vuksan-Cusa
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 26:187-9. 2014
    ..The only subcomponent of MetS positively associated with the cortisol/DHEAS ratio was diastolic blood pressure. Possible reasons for this finding, as well as study limitations, are discussed. ..
  61. ncbi request reprint The side efects of psychopharmacotherapy: conceptual, explanatory, ethical and moral issues - creative psychopharmacology instead of toxic psychiatry
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Department, Clinical Hospital Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 21:86-90. 2009
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Psychobiological model of personality and psychopharmacotherapy outcomes in treatment of depression and schizophrenia
    Branka Aukst Margetić
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Department of Psychiatry, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:324-8. 2013
    ..The studies are not straightforward in recommendations for treatment choice dependent of personality dimensions. ..
  63. ncbi request reprint The role of personality traits in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    Nenad Jakšić
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:256-66. 2012
    ..Personality based approach represents a dimensional aspect of the transdisciplinary integrative model of PTSD...
  64. ncbi request reprint Does personality play a relevant role in the placebo effect?
    Nenad Jakšić
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 25:17-23. 2013
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  65. ncbi request reprint Platelet 5-HT concentration and comorbid depression in war veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dorotea Muck-Seler
    Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, P O Box 180, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Affect Disord 75:171-9. 2003
    ..The present study focused on platelet serotonin (5-HT) concentration and symptoms of comorbid depression in war veterans with or without PTSD...
  66. ncbi request reprint Are there differences in serum cholesterol and cortisol concentrations between violent and non-violent schizophrenic male suicide attempters?
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:153-7. 2005
    ..The hypothesis of an association of violent suicidal attempts and peripheral biological markers (cholesterol and cortisol) was supported by our findings...
  67. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism in Croatian patients with major depressive disorder
    Nada Bozina
    Clinical Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 18:83-9. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol concentrations in suicidal and non-suicidal male patients suffering from persistent delusional disorder
    Darko Marcinko
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:113-7. 2008
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Religiosity and quality of life in breast cancer patients
    Branka Aukst-Margetic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:1265-71. 2009
    ..The statement "the faith helps me in illness" was associated with higher social support...
  70. ncbi request reprint Some treatment dilemmas in rapidly developing dementia: a case report
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    World J Biol Psychiatry 9:64-8. 2008
    ..The prevailing fatalism and treatment nihilism regarding treatment of dementia should give way to more hope and optimism. Several important treatment dillemas in rapidly developing dementia are discussed...
  71. ncbi request reprint Contemporary psychopharmacotherapy in the context of brave new psychiatry, well-being therapy and life coaching
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 19:195-201. 2007
    ..NLP, life coaching and well-being therapy may significantly increase effectiveness of psychopharmacotherapy shaping an efficient and meaningful treatment context for achieving a full recovery...
  72. ncbi request reprint Update of suicide trends in croatia 1966-2002
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 16:299-308. 2004
    ..To analyze trend the suicide rates in Croatia during the pre-war period of socialistic Yugoslavia (1966-1990), war period in the former Yugoslavia (1991-1995) and the post-war period of Croatian independence and democratization (1996-2002)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Myths and facts in contemporary psychopharmacotherapy: evidence-based vs. evidence-biased treatment algorithms practice
    Miro Jakovljevic
    University Psychiatric Clinic Rebro, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 19:342-9. 2007
    ..Treatment guidelines are the lifelines of medical psychiatry and clinical psychopharmacology, without which psychiatry will never reach professional maturity and become fully accepted in medical circles...