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Jeong-Hyun Kang, Yoon-Young Kim, Ji-Youn Chang, Hong-Seop Kho
OBJECTIVES: To investigate possible relationships among oral mucosal epithelial MUC1 expression, salivary female gonadal hormones and stress markers, and clinical characteristics in patients with burning mouth syndrome (BMS). DESIGN: Thirty post-menopausal female patients with BMS (60.0±5.0 years) were included. Clinical and psychological evaluations were performed and the expression level of oral mucosal epithelial MUC1 was analyzed. The levels of cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), 17β-estradiol, progesterone, chromogranin A, and blood contamination were determined from unstimulated whole saliva (UWS) and stimulated whole saliva (SWS) samples...
February 4, 2017: Archives of Oral Biology
Gerard P Smith
Adolph Meyer influenced Curt Richter from the time Richter became a graduate student in Psychology at Johns Hopkins in 1919 until Meyer retired in 1941. Meyer was on Richter's thesis committee. After Richter received his degree, Meyer selected him to replace J.B. Watson. During the next 20 years, Meyer gave Richter strong support in terms of equipment, laboratory space for animal research, and opportunities to teach medical students, attend clinical rounds, and do clinical research. It is less well known that Meyer also mentored Richter's scientific and professional development...
April 2017: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Y-H Lee, Y-Y Kim, J-Y Chang, H-S Kho
OBJECTIVE: To investigate relationships among oral mucosal epithelial MUC1 expression, salivary stress markers, and female gonadal hormones throughout the menstrual cycle. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Thirty healthy women (25.9 ± 2.1 years) with regular menstrual cycle were included. Unstimulated (UWS) and stimulated whole saliva (SWS) were collected during the menstrual cycle. The expression level of oral mucosal MUC1 was analyzed. 17β-Estradiol, progesterone, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), cortisol, chromogranin A (CgA), and blood contamination levels were measured from UWS and SWS...
November 2015: Oral Diseases
G C Boral
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January 1986: Indian Journal of Psychiatry
Geertje Goedhart, Anne C Snijders, Arlette E Hesselink, Mireille N van Poppel, Gouke J Bonsel, Tanja G M Vrijkotte
OBJECTIVE: To explore whether 1) maternal depressive symptoms during pregnancy are associated with preterm birth (PTB), small for gestational age (SGA), a low Apgar score and child loss; 2) maternal smoking mediates the associations; and 3) the associations differ by ethnic background. METHODS: Pregnant women in Amsterdam were approached during their first prenatal visit to participate in the Amsterdam Born Children and their Development study. They filled out a questionnaire covering sociodemographic data, life-style, and (psychosocial) health...
October 2010: Psychosomatic Medicine
G P Ivanova, L N Gorobets
Based on the examination of 242 women, mean age 30,7+/-0,3 years, with hypertrophic form of autoimmune thyroiditis (Hashimoto disease) in the state of euthyreosis, we analyzed psychoendocrinological factors, responsible for immune reactions, taking into account the thyroid gland structure. We observed the strong correlations between the intensity of autoimmunity, morphological features, psychiatric and hormonal changes.
2010: Zhurnal Nevrologii i Psikhiatrii Imeni S.S. Korsakova
Yoshihisa Kitamura, Yutaka Gomita
Psychoendocrinological studies have focused on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in patients with depression. We have already reported that in rats, repeated adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) treatment blocks the effect of tricyclic antidepressants in decreasing immobility time in a forced swim test, a widely used animal experiment for predicting antidepressant activity. Furthermore, chronic coadministration of lithium or carbamazepine, an agent that potentiates the actions of antidepressants in patients with depression, including those with treatment-resistant depression, significantly decreased the duration of immobility, even when given concurrently with ACTH...
April 2008: Nihon Shinkei Seishin Yakurigaku Zasshi, Japanese Journal of Psychopharmacology
A V Mitschenko, A N Lwow, J Kupfer, V Niemeier, U Gieler
It is widely accepted, that stress can induce or exacerbate atopic dermatitis. The physiological mechanisms that mediate this negative influence of stress on atopic dermatitis are not clearly understood. This topic has been actively investigated in recent years focusing on neuroimmunological, psychoendocrinological studies and examination of integrity and function of skin barrier under stress. Different neuropeptides and neurotrophins seem to play an important role in stress-induced neurogenic inflammation and connection of nervous and immune system...
April 2008: Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift Für Dermatologie, Venerologie, und Verwandte Gebiete
Eva Cesková, Radovan Prikryl, Tomás Kaspárek
OBJECTIVE: Recent neuroendocrinological studies have suggested that gonadal sex hormones play a significant role in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Low testosterone is associated with negative symptoms in chronic schizophrenia. The relevance of these findings has not yet been elucidated. The aim of our naturalistic open study was to explore the association between symptoms, drug response and testosterone levels in first-episode schizophrenia to exclude the effects of age, chronic illness, long-term treatment and institutionalization...
December 2007: Neuro Endocrinology Letters
Dennis H Novack, Oliver Cameron, Elissa Epel, Robert Ader, Shari R Waldstein, Susan Levenstein, Michael H Antoni, Alicia Rojas Wainer
OBJECTIVE: This article presents major concepts and research findings from the field of psychosomatic medicine that the authors believe should be taught to all medical students. METHOD: The authors asked senior scholars involved in psychosomatic medicine to summarize key findings in their respective fields. RESULTS: The authors provide an overview of the field and summarize core research in basic psychophysiological mechanisms-central nervous system/autonomic nervous system, psychoneuroimmunology, and psychoendocrinology-in three major disease states-cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and HIV virus infections...
September 2007: Academic Psychiatry
D B Kelley
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 3, 1976: Science
Wolff Schlotz, Juliane Hellhammer, Peter Schulz, Arthur A Stone
OBJECTIVE: The cortisol increase after awakening has been shown to be associated with work-related stress. Several studies demonstrated a moderate stability of cortisol awakening responses on subsequent days, suggesting situation-dependent variance. This study tests whether cortisol awakening responses are different on weekdays compared with weekend days and whether such differences may be explained by chronic work overload and worrying. METHODS: Two hundred nineteen participants took saliva samples immediately after awakening and 30, 45, and 60 minutes later on 6 consecutive days starting on Saturday...
March 2004: Psychosomatic Medicine
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July 1962: Psychosomatic Medicine
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July 1964: Psychosomatics
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September 14, 1963: Schweizerische Medizinische Wochenschrift
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February 1963: Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal
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February 1963: Diseases of the Nervous System
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February 1963: Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal
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1960: Archiv Für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, Vereinigt mit Zeitschrift Für die Gesamte Neurologie und Psychiatrie
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July 1956: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Psychopathology
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