Zoltan Rihmer

Summary

Affiliation: Semmelweis University
Country: Hungary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevention of depression-related suicides in primary care
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 27:72-81. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Screening of depression in primary care in Hungary and its importance in suicide prevention]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem AOK, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 27:224-32. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint [Antidepressants, depression and suicide]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 15:157-64. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Novel approaches to drug-placebo difference calculation: evidence from short-term antidepressant drug-trials
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:307-12. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of general practitioners in prevention of depression-related suicides
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:245-51. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Psychiatry should not become hostage to placebo: an alternative interpretation of antidepressant-placebo differences in the treatment response in depression
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 22:782-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint [The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) guidance on suicide treatment and prevention]
    Danuta Wasserman
    The National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:113-36. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The effect of pharmacotherapy on suicide rates in bipolar patients
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:238-42. 2012
  9. pmc Class effect of pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorder: fact or misbelief?
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint [Mirtazapine--pharmacologic action and clinical advantages]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatási Mentá lhigiéné s Osztály, Budapest
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 11:35-40. 2009

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevention of depression-related suicides in primary care
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 27:72-81. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Screening of depression in primary care in Hungary and its importance in suicide prevention]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem AOK, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 27:224-32. 2012
    ..Family history of completed suicide as a clinical marker could improve suicide prevention through the more effective management of MDE in primary care...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Antidepressants, depression and suicide]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 15:157-64. 2013
    ..The goal of this paper is to analyse the complex relationship between antidepressants, depression and suicide...
  4. doi request reprint Novel approaches to drug-placebo difference calculation: evidence from short-term antidepressant drug-trials
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:307-12. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of general practitioners in prevention of depression-related suicides
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:245-51. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Psychiatry should not become hostage to placebo: an alternative interpretation of antidepressant-placebo differences in the treatment response in depression
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 22:782-6. 2012
    ..It is widely believed that in randomized controlled trials of antidepressants the difference between drug and placebo response rates is rather small (around 20%), leading to a common perception that antidepressants have limited efficacy...
  7. ncbi request reprint [The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) guidance on suicide treatment and prevention]
    Danuta Wasserman
    The National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:113-36. 2012
    ..Suicide is a major public health problem in the WHO European Region accounting for over 150,000 deaths per year. Suicidal crisis: Acute intervention should start immediately in order to keep the patient alive...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of pharmacotherapy on suicide rates in bipolar patients
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:238-42. 2012
    ..In bipolar patients suicidal behavior is most likely to occur during pure or mixed depressive episodes. Since bipolar disorder is a highly recurrent illness, adequate long-term pharmacotherapy is needed to prevent suicidal behavior...
  9. pmc Class effect of pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorder: fact or misbelief?
    Konstantinos N Fountoulakis
    Third Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:8. 2011
    ..The present article explores the possible existence of a true 'class effect' for agents available for the treatment of bipolar disorder...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Mirtazapine--pharmacologic action and clinical advantages]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatási Mentá lhigiéné s Osztály, Budapest
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 11:35-40. 2009
    ..This review will also touch the management of the most commonly occuring side-effects...
  11. doi request reprint Is drug-placebo difference in short-term antidepressant drug trials on unipolar major depression much greater than previously believed?
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 108:195-8. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Association between affective temperaments and season of birth in a general student population
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125 Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 132:64-70. 2011
    ..The aim of our present study was to investigate the association between affective temperaments and season of birth in a nonclinical sample...
  13. doi request reprint Current research on affective temperaments
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Kutvolgyi ut 4, Budapest, Hungary
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 23:12-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to highlight the relationship between affective temperaments and clinical mood disorders and to summarize the earlier and most recent studies on affective temperaments in both clinical and nonclinical populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact on suicidality of the borderline personality traits impulsivity and affective instability
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 22:121-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test the impact on suicidality (suicide threats, attempts) of the borderline personality disorder (BPD) traits impulsivity and affective instability in mood disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Association of obesity and depression]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 10:183-9. 2008
    ..The depression- and possibly suicide-provoking effect of sibutramine and rimonabant used in the pharmacotherapy of obesity is one of the greatest recent challenges for professionals and patients alike...
  16. doi request reprint Interaction of 5-HTTLPR genotype and unipolar major depression in the emergence of aggressive/hostile traits
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 132:432-7. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association between 5-HTTLPR and aggressive/hostile traits in depressed patients and controls...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Affective temperaments: psychometric properties of the Hungarian TEMPS-A]
    Sándorter Rózsa
    Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem, Pedagogiai és Pszichologiai Intezet, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:147-60. 2006
    ..Based on the results obtained with the Hungarian normative sample, the TEMPS-A is a reliable and valid instrument in personality psychology, and further refinement on clinical samples opens new and interesting research avenues...
  18. doi request reprint Star-crossed? The association of the 5-HTTLPR s allele with season of birth in a healthy female population, and possible consequences for temperament, depression and suicide
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 143:75-83. 2012
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association of 5-HTTLPR genotype and birth season in a healthy female population...
  19. ncbi request reprint [The role of childhood abuse in adult suicidal behaviour]
    Annamaria Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Pszichiatriai es Pszichoterapias Klinika, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 11:237-46. 2009
    ..However, regardless of gender, it was significantly more severe (p<0.01) among those who were victims of both physical and sexual childhood abuse...
  20. doi request reprint Affective temperament, history of suicide attempt and family history of suicide in general practice patients
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 149:350-4. 2013
    ..In the present study our aim was to investigate the association between affective temperaments, personal history of suicide attempts and family history of completed suicide in primary practice patients...
  21. doi request reprint Association of the s allele of the 5-HTTLPR with neuroticism-related traits and temperaments in a psychiatrically healthy population
    Xenia Gonda
    Dept of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Centre, Semmelweis University, Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:106-13. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the association of the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism with several smaller, distinct and better characterisable phenomena related to the neuroticism trait...
  22. doi request reprint The possible contributory role of the S allele of 5-HTTLPR in the emergence of suicidality
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Pharmacodynamics, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    J Psychopharmacol 25:857-66. 2011
    ..This study aimed to integrate findings concerning possible endophenotypes modulating between genetic factors and manifested suicidal behaviour...
  23. doi request reprint Affective temperaments, as measured by TEMPS-A, among nonviolent suicide attempters
    Annamaria Rihmer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis University, Balassa u 6 1086 Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 116:18-22. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of affective temperaments in suicidal behavior...
  24. doi request reprint Family history of suicide: a clinical marker for major depression in primary care practice?
    Peter Torzsa
    Department of Family Medicine, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125 Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 117:202-4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the family history of suicide among primary care patients with or without current major depressive episode (MDE)...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology, characteristics and risk factors of suicidal behaviour in bipolar disorder]
    Xenia Gonda
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Kútvölgyi Klinikai Tömb, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 27:103-14. 2012
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Gender differences in antidepressant use-related seasonality change in suicide mortality in Hungary, 1998-2006
    Beata Sebestyen
    National Center for Healthcare Audit and Inspection, Budapest, Hungary
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:579-85. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyse the relationship between increasing antidepressant utilization and national suicide rate of Hungary between 1998 and 2006, with particular regard to seasonal patterns and gender differences...
  27. ncbi request reprint A study of affective temperaments in Hungary: internal consistency and concurrent validity of the TEMPS-A against the TCI and NEO-PI-R
    Sandor Rozsa
    Department of Personality and Health Psychology, Lorand Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 106:45-53. 2008
    ..We were particularly interested in concurrent validation against the TCI and the NEO-PI-R, the most important of the new personality instruments...
  28. doi request reprint Suicidal behavior in bipolar disorder: epidemiology, characteristics and major risk factors
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125 Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 143:16-26. 2012
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Seasonality and winter-type seasonal depression are associated with the rs731779 polymorphism of the serotonin-2A receptor gene
    Eszter Molnar
    Department of Pharmacodynamics, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 20:655-62. 2010
    ..The fact that the above polymorphism showed association not only with clinical SAD but also seasonality symptoms in a general population provides evidence for the spectrum nature of this connection...
  30. pmc Hyperthymic affective temperament and hypertension are independent determinants of serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor level
    Janos Nemcsik
    Department of Family Medicine, Semmelweis University Budapest, Budapest, Hungary Health Service of Zugló ZESZ, Budapest, Hungary
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 15:17. 2016
    ..Here, we measured serum BDNF (seBDNF) level in hypertensive patients (HT) and healthy controls (CONT) and its relation to affective temperaments, depression and anxiety scales, and arterial stiffness parameters...
  31. ncbi request reprint [The clinical importance of affective temperaments]
    Ajandek Eory
    Semmelweis Egyetem Csaladorvosi Tanszek, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 26:144-57. 2011
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  32. pmc Risk factors for suicide in Hungary: a case-control study
    Kitty Almasi
    In and Outpatient Department of Psychiatry, No III, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    BMC Psychiatry 9:45. 2009
    ..We hypothesised that suicide in Hungary would be associated with both risk factors for suicide as identified in Western studies, and experiences related to social and economic restructuring...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic features, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of seasonal affective disorder]
    Eszter Molnar
    Gyógyszerhatástani Intézet, Semmelweis Egyetem, Gyógyszerésztudományi Kar, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 25:407-16. 2010
    ..Genetic studies focusing on candidate genes involve 5-HTR2A, 5-HTR2C, DRD4, G protein, and clock-related genes...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Etiopathology and therapy of seasonal affective disorder]
    Eszter Molnar
    Gyógyszerhatástani Intézet, Semmelweis Egyetem, Gyógyszerésztudományi Kar, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 12:483-94. 2010
    ..In practice the most effective treatment for SAD is the combination of light therapy, antidepressants and psychotherapy...
  35. doi request reprint Tobacco consumption and antidepressant use are associated with the rate of completed suicide in Hungary: an ecological study
    Peter Dome
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Kútvölgyi u 4, Budapest H 1125, Hungary
    J Psychiatr Res 45:488-94. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint [Economic recession, unemployment and suicide]
    Timea Duleba
    Semmelweis Egyetem Kutvolgyi Klinikai Tomb, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:41-50. 2012
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Suicide behaviour of patients treated with antidepressants
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 8:13-6. 2006
    ..The almost double frequency of suicidal behaviour of patients on antidepressants compared to patients on placebo; it is in sharp contrast with the 2-6 fold lower suicide risk of antidepressant treatment versus untreated patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint The 5HTTLPR polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene is associated with affective temperaments as measured by TEMPS-A
    Xenia Gonda
    Laboratory of Neurochemistry and Experimental Medicine, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 91:125-31. 2006
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Season of birth is significantly associated with the risk of completed suicide
    Peter Dome
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Biol Psychiatry 68:148-55. 2010
    ..Previous studies have provided somewhat inconsistent results about the effects of season of birth on the risk of suicidal behavior. Therefore, we decided to investigate this question in a large sample of suicide completers...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Investigation of the association between arsenic levels in drinking water and suicide rate of Hungarian settlements between 2005 and 2011. A preliminary study]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly es Pszichiatriai es Pszichoterapias Klinika, Budapest, Hungary, E mail
    Psychiatr Hung 31:176-81. 2016
    ..Since untreated depression is the most powerful risk factor for suicidal behaviour, we postulated that the consumption of arsenic-contaminated tap drinking-water may also be related to suicide...
  41. ncbi request reprint Do antidepressants t(h)reat(en) depressives? Toward a clinically judicious formulation of the antidepressant-suicidality FDA advisory in light of declining national suicide statistics from many countries
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 94:3-13. 2006
    ..The fact of being in treatment with regular clinical follow-up appears beneficial as well...
  42. ncbi request reprint The close link between suicide attempts and mixed (bipolar) depression: implications for suicide prevention
    Judit Balazs
    Vadaskert Child Psychiatric Hospital and Outpatient Clinic, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 91:133-8. 2006
    ..Previous reports have shown a significant relationship between suicide ideation and mixed depression. The aim of this study was to explore the prevalence and clinical characteristics of mixed depression among non-violent suicide attempters...
  43. pmc How possible is the development of an operational psychometric method to assess the presence of the 5-HTTLPR s allele? Equivocal preliminary findings
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Pharmacodynamics, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:21. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study was to develop a psychometric tool that could at least partially substitute for laboratory testing and could predict the presence of the s allele...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Mood, mood fluctuations and depression: role of the circadian rhythms]
    Robert Bodizs
    MTA BME Kognitív Tudományi Kutatócsoport, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 12:277-87. 2010
    ..Pharmacological approaches, lifestyle changes and specific chronotherapeutic interventions might help to achieve this goal...
  45. doi request reprint Association of a trait-like bias towards the perception of negative subjective life events with risk of developing premenstrual symptoms
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Nagyvarad ter 4, 1089 Budapest, Hungary
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:500-5. 2010
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint [Creativity and mental illness]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, III, Pszichiátriai Osztály és Kedélybetegségek Szakambulanciája, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:288-94. 2006
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Personality and cardiovascular risk: association between hypertension and affective temperaments-a cross-sectional observational study in primary care settings
    Ajandek Eory
    Department of Family Medicine Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur J Gen Pract 20:247-52. 2014
    ..Affective temperaments can be considered the subclinical manifestations of affective disorders, which have a bidirectional relationship with cardiovascular diseases...
  48. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorders and suicidal behaviour
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Bipolar Disord 4:21-5. 2002
    ..bipolar I and bipolar II disorder), bipolar patients in general, and bipolar II subjects in particular carry the highest risk of suicide...
  49. doi request reprint Associations between season of birth and the risk of lung cancer: epidemiological findings from Hungary
    Balázs Kapitány
    Demographic Research Institute of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Budapest, Hungary
    Chronobiol Int 28:643-50. 2011
    ..The possible associations between MOB and the risk of lung cancer development (or smoking) would require confirmation (or refutation) in large studies from other populations...
  50. ncbi request reprint Suicide prevention programs through education in the frame of healthcare
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 24:382-7. 2009
    ..This paper summarizes the healthcare-based educational programmes that have been shown effective in reducing suicide morbidity and mortality even in this high-risk population...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Antidepressive efficacy of quetiapine XR in unipolar major depression--the role of early onset of action and sleep-improving effect in decreasing suicide risk]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Kútvölgyi Klinikai Tömb, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 11:211-5. 2009
    ..Both beneficial effects play an important role in the reduction of suicidal risk frequently seen in depressed patients...
  52. doi request reprint Smoking, nicotine and neuropsychiatric disorders
    Peter Dome
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125 Budapest, Hungary
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:295-342. 2010
    ..In addition, the epidemiological, neurobiological, and genetic aspects of smoking in several specific neuropsychiatric disorders are reviewed and the clinical relevance of smoking in these disease states addressed...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Antidepressant-resistant depression and the bipolar spectrum -- diagnostic and therapeutic considerations]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem Pszichiatriai es Pszichoterapias Klinika, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary, E mail
    Psychiatr Hung 31:157-68. 2016
    ..If antidepressant is inevitably necessary in bipolar depression, we should use it always in combination with mood stabilizers or atypical antipsychotics. ..
  54. ncbi request reprint [Changes in quality of life and work function during phase prophylactic lamotrigine treatment in bipolar patients: 6 month, prospective, observational study]
    Xenia Gonda
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Kútvölgyi Klinikai Tömb, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 18:57-67. 2016
    ..The present prospective, observational, non-intervention study focused on investigating the effect of lamotrigine therapy on the quality of life and work-related function of bipolar patients in outpatient care...
  55. doi request reprint Sensory Hypersensitivity Predicts Reduced Sleeping Quality in Patients With Major Affective Disorders
    Batya Engel-Yeger
    ENGEL YEGER Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel GONDA Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary MTA SE Neuropsychopharmacology Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary and Department of Pharmacodynamics, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary WALKER International Bipolar Foundation, San Diego, CA RIHMER Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary POMPILI Department of Neurosciences, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome, Rome, Italy AMORE and SERAFINI Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Psychiatr Pract 23:11-24. 2017
    ..Sleep quality was mainly predicted by the Beck Depression Inventory-II total score and anxious temperament. Sensory hypersensitivity contributed to this prediction mainly with regard to sleep efficiency and related daytime dysfunction...
  56. doi request reprint Preliminary investigation of the possible association between arsenic levels in drinking water and suicide mortality
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary National Institute of Psychiatry and Addictions, Laboratory for Suicide Research and Prevention, Budapest, Hungary Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 182:23-5. 2015
    ..Arsenic-contaminated drinking water (ACDW) represents a major global public health problem. A few previous studies suggested that consuming ACDW may be associated with elevated risk for depression...
  57. ncbi request reprint Suicidal and violent behaviour in mood disorders: A major public health problem. A review for the clinician
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 14:88-94. 2010
    ..Although specific clinical studies are lacking, it is very lilely that successful acute and long-tem treatment of mood disorders can reduce the risk of violent behaviour in this patient population. ..
  58. pmc Suicide in Hungary-epidemiological and clinical perspectives
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 12:21. 2013
    ..Eventually, we discuss the results, the possibilities, and the future tasks of suicide prevention in Hungary. ..
  59. ncbi request reprint Drug-placebo difference: in antidepressant drug trials could be 50% greater than previously believed
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 9:35-7. 2007
    ..The drug-placebo differences in all antidepressant drug trials should be re-calculated...
  60. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obsessive-compulsive symptoms and smoking habits amongst schizophrenic patients
    Peter Dome
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatry Res 144:227-31. 2006
    ..We found that the rates did not differ significantly, so we came to the conclusion that OC symptoms are not in a tight relationship with smoking habits among patients with SCH/SCHAFF...
  61. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in mood disorders
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology and Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, Hungary
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:17-22. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to highlight the traditional and newly recognized suicide risk factors in patients with mood disorders...
  62. ncbi request reprint Deinstitutionalization in Europe: two recent examples from Germany and Hungary
    Gusztáv Stubnya
    Semmelweis University, Ullöi street 26 HUN 1085 Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Danub 22:406-12. 2010
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  63. ncbi request reprint Is mania the hypertension of the mood? Discussion of a hypothesis
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125 Budapest, Hungary
    Curr Neuropharmacol . 2016
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Are DSM and logic not on good terms?
    Peter Dome
    Peter Dome, MD, PhD, Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, and National Institute of Psychiatry and Addictions, Budapest Zoltan Demeter, Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest Xenia Gonda, MA, PharmD, PhD, Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, National Institute of Psychiatry and Addictions, Budapest, and MTA SE Neuropsychopharmacology and Neurochemistry Research Group, Budapest Zoltan Rihmer, MD, PhD, DSC, Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, and National Institute of Psychiatry and Addictions, Budapest, Hungary
    Br J Psychiatry 207:91-2. 2015
    ..The good news is that since these errors are mainly logical ones, they can be recognised and repaired. ..
  65. ncbi request reprint [30 years against suicide: a summary of our research on depression and suicide prevention between 1985 and 2015]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Kútvölgyi Klinikai Tömb, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 17:113-9. 2015
    ..So, based on expert opinion, joint action is needed in order to achieve a further decrease of suicide rate in Hungary. ..
  66. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of bipolar disorder with lamotrigine -- relapse rate and suicidal behaviour during 6 month follow-up]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, AOK, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 17:7-13. 2015
    ..No suicide attempt or completed suicide occurred during the study period. Results indicate that lamotrigine is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for the acute and long-term treatment of bipolar patients...
  67. ncbi request reprint Suicide prevention strategies--a brief review
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 6:195-9. 2004
    ..This article reviews the most important biological and non-biological suicide prevention strategies...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Correlation between treatment of depression and suicide mortality in Hungary -- focus on the effects of the 2007 healthcare reform]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 16:195-204. 2014
    ..Like international data, Hungarian studies also show that more widespread and effective treatment of depression is the main component of the more than 50-percent decline of suicide mortality in Hungary during the last 30 years. ..
  69. doi request reprint Pharmacological prevention of suicide in patients with major mood disorders
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125 Budapest, Hungary Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis University, Balassa utca 6, 1083 Budapest, Hungary
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:2398-403. 2013
    ..Concurrent depression-focused psychotherapies increase the effectiveness of pharmacotherapy and this way contribute to suicide prevention for patients with mood disorders...
  70. pmc Antidepressant-resistant depression and antidepressant-associated suicidal behaviour: the role of underlying bipolarity
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125 Budapest, Hungary
    Depress Res Treat 2011:906462. 2011
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint The role of hyperventilation: hypocapnia in the pathomechanism of panic disorder
    Andras Sikter
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Rokus Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:375-9. 2007
    ..The review presented attempts to integrate three premises: hyperventilation is a physiological response to hypercapnia; hyperventilation can induce panic attacks; chronic hyperventilation is a protective mechanism against panic attacks...