Psychotic Disorders

Death Anxiety and Attitude Toward Death in Patients with Schizophrenia and Depression

Şizofreni ve Depresyon Hastalarında Ölüm Kaygısı ve Ölüme Karşı Tutum

Death, as for every human being, is a problem for psychiatric patients, too. Fear of death and the uncertainty about what will happen after death are seemingly an endless part of the human thinking. In patients with acute psychiatric disorders, death and attitude toward death anxiety have not been studied much, yet this topic is an existential perspective for each and every human being.

Schizophrenia and Recognition of Facial Expressions

Şizofreni ve Yüz İfadelerini Tanıma

Our facial expressions give the most effective social and emotional hints of non-verbal information. Some studies show that schizophrenic patients have an impaired skill of recognizing facial expressions. Various meta-analyses of functional magnetic resonance imaging and EEG studies consistently demonstrate that schizophrenic patients have impairments in processing facial expressions.

Executive Attention and Episodic Memory in Schizophrenia

Şizofrenide Yürütücü Dikkat ve Anısal Hafıza

Schizophrenia (SZ) is a mental illness, in which significant disorders are observed in emotions, thoughts and behaviors and during which patients live in their own worlds by moving away from interpersonal relations and reality.

P300 Findings in Schizophrenia Disorder

Şizofreni Hastalığında P300 Bulguları

Schizophrenia in General

Schizophrenia is a challenging, complex and serious psychiatric disorder that hurts people. Although the symptoms of schizophrenia vary from patient to patient, these symptoms generally include deteriorations in psychosocial functionality, disorganized behaviors, hallucinations, delusions, irregular affect. In the majority of the cases encountered, the disorder generally progresses sneakily. The aforementioned symptoms do not occur all at once, but slowly. While the lifelong prevalence of the disorder is 1%, it generally starts earlier in men, and it appears in the late adolescence/early adulthood periods at the latest.


Progressive suspiciousness causes problems in relationships and isolates the individual. In extreme cases of suspiciousness that are accompanied by obsession, paranoia and depression, suspicions in the form of jealousy are often prominent.