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  • THE RATIONALE FOR THE LOCALIZATION OF POLYAMINE PATHWAY ENZYMES IN THE BRAIN 

    Laube, Gregor; Bernstein, Hans-Gert; Veh, Rüdiger W.; Weiss, Thomas (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Polyamines, including spermidine, spermine, and agmatine, serve several brain-specific functions. Polyamine transport mechanisms may account for the redistribution of these organic cations, which may also be synaptically ...
  • AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO UNDERSTAND SCHIZOPHRENIA: POLYAMINE HYPOTHESIS THROUGH NMDA RECEPTORS 

    Uzbay, Tayfun (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    The glutamate hypothesis of schizophrenia based on the observations that administration of drugs that block N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) glutamate receptors could induce schizophrenia-like symptoms. There are several ...
  • AGMATINASE AND HUMAN CATIONIC AMINO ACID TRANSPORTER 1 IN MOOD DISORDER: WHAT´S UNDER THE MICROSCOPE? 

    Bernstein, Hans-Gert; Jäger, Kristin; Fiebig, Juliane; Wolf, Susann; Wick, Martin; Dobrowolny, Henrik; Steiner, Johann; Bogerts, Bernhard; Laube, Gregor (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Agmatine may act as a neurotransmitter or neuromodulator. Behaviorally, agmatine exerts antidepressant-like effects. The enzyme agmatinase degrades and thereby inactivates agmatine. The gene coding for human agmatinase ...
  • EFFECT OF OVARIAN HORMONES ON MEMORY SUPPRESSION 

    Bayram, Ali; Tarhan, Nevzat; Arslan, Ayla; Muge, Aslankara (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Several studies suggest that memory suppression in humans occur as an active process of executive control, mediated by regions of prefrontal cortex, which is a substrate for ovarian hormones. However the effect of ovarian ...
  • Effect of unilateral electrolytic lesion of fastigial nucleus on behavior, learning and memory of Wistar albino rats 

    Sundareswaran, Loganathan; Sheeladevi, Rathinasamy (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Cerebellum called as the “little brain” .The cerebellum regulates various functions like motor coordination, equilibrium and muscle tone because of its connections with other parts of the brain as well as other parts of ...
  • Artificial intelligence approaches in psychiatric disorders 

    Özekes, Serhat; Erguzel, Turker Tekin (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Potential utility of machine learning (ML) methods can be used as a clinical tool in administering diagnosis and therapy to a targeted group of subjects suffering from psychiatric diseae. The use of ML methodology is more ...
  • Man transforming into wolf: A rare case of clinical lycanthropy 

    Hizli Sayar, Gokben; Kağan, Gaye; Özten, Eylem (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Clinical lycanthropy is defined as a rare psychiatric syndrome that involves a delusion that the affected person can transform into, has transformed into, or is a non-human animal. Its name is connected to the mythical ...
  • Nicotine and alcohol dependence in schizophrenia 

    Hizli Sayar, Gokben; Özçetin, Ayşe; Turan, Fatma (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Schizophrenia is a neurodevelopmental brain disease and a severe psychiatric disorder which is seen approximately in 1% of the society. About the half of the individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia have substance abuse ...
  • Transmitter-mediated action of neuromedin S on Passive avoidance learning in rats 

    Telegdy, Gyula; Bagosi, Zsolt; Jászberényi, Miklós (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    The possible involvement of different neurotransmitters in the action of neuromedin S (NMS) in the memory consolidation of passive avoidance behavior was studied by pretreating rats with different receptor blockers which ...
  • Analysis of Solute Carrier Family 6 Member 4 Gene promoter polymorphism in young Turkish basketball players. 

    Korkut, Ulucan; Yalçın, Sevim; Akbaş, Berkay; Uyumaz, Fırat; Konuk, Muhsin (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    The serotonin transporter (5-hydroxytryptamine transporter, 5- HTT) gene (SLC6A4) is considered to be one of the most important candidate genes for genetic involvement in psychiatric conditions like anxiety, self- confidence ...
  • OCCURRENCE AND PREDICTIVE FACTORS OF PSYCHIATRIC COMORBIDITY IN INDIVIDUALS WITH ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS. 

    Donadon, Mariana Fortunata; Osório, Flávia Lima (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Alcoholism is a disorder caused by an excessive and maladaptive pattern of alcohol consumption. A series of impairments can arise from such consumption, including psychiatric comorbidities. The objective of this study was ...
  • IS DETECTING EARLY ONSET OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE IS GAINING A “NEW IDENTITY”? OLFACTORY DYSFUNCTION AS AN ERP BIOMARKER OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE 

    Keskin Krzan, Fatma (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    The olfactory system is vital mechanism for our survival to interact with the environment, influencing not only on odor detection but also on nutrition, social behavior and well-being. Current findings suggest that before ...
  • Vision: A Systems Neuroscience Perspective 

    Kafaligonul, Hulusi (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    The visual system is the most studied part of the cortex, providing a basis for understanding not only visual processing per se but also the fundamental operations of the brain in general. Significant progress has been ...
  • The future of pharmacogenomics, going beyond SNPs. 

    Ulucan, Korkut (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
  • Habit Reversal Training in Trichotillomania: A Case Report 

    Kağan, Gaye; Hizli Sayar, Gokben (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Trichotillomania is a psychiatric disorder that involves repetitive hair pulling to the point of apparent loss. No approved treatment algorithm is available for trichotillomania. We present a case report of a 28-year-old ...
  • A Crertzfeldt-jakob disease case presenting with psychiatric symptoms 

    Akin Aslan, Asli; Hizli Sayar, Gokben; Karagol, Arda; Bilge Dirik, Ebru (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease is an incurable and invariably fatal degenerative brain disease. Sporadic and variant forms of the disease can be observed among patients. We report on a patient for calling attention to clinical ...
  • QEEG related changes following the treatment of anxiety disorders: Case series 

    Tas, Cumhur; Erensoy, Habib; İbadi, Yelda; Brown, Elliot; Tarhan, Nevzat (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Patients with anxiety spectrum disorders are a highly heterogeneous group, requiring new therapeutic strategies and individualized treatment monitoring. Today, there is a growing interest for implementing biological ...
  • MECHANISMS OF SHORT-TERM FALSE MEMORY FORMATION 

    Pasqualotto, Achille; Proulx, Michael J. (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    False memories are the erroneous recollection of events that did not actually occur. False memories have been broadly investigated within the domain of long-term memory, while studies involving short-term memory are less ...
  • CEREBELLAR MUTISM 

    Şahin, Hakan; Şengül, Gökşin (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2014)
    Cerebellar mutism has been a well-known clinical entity that develops in a subset of patients who have undergone resection of posterior fossa tumors. It is characterized by severely diminished or absent speech output as ...
  • OLFAKTOR REFERANS SENDROMU: BİR OLGU SUNUMU 

    Ozdil, Esra; Bakim, Bahadir; Tekin, Atilla; Guleken, Mehmet Diyaddin; Turkyılmaz Uyar, Ece; Ozer, Omer Akil (Üsküdar Üniversitesi, 2012)
    Olfaktor referans sendromu, kişinin bedeninin kötü bir koku yaydığı düşüncesiyle karakterize olan ve bunun sonucunda utanç, suçluluk duyguları, kaçınma davranışları ve sosyal içe çekilme gibi belirtilerin eşlik ...