Treatments in Psychiatry

Alzheimer’s and Predicting the Disease

Alzheimer ve Hastalığı Öngörmek

Finding any symptoms, which would predict the disease (memory loss, etc.) before the patients start showing serious clinical symptoms, has gained an important place in the clinical studies conducted on Alzheimer’s disease by scientists over the past few years.

How to implement Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback Nasıl Uygulanır?

Also known as EEG (electroencephalography), Neurofeedback is a therapeutic intervention providing instant feedback through a computer-based software that evaluates the brainwave activities. The software uses audio or visual signals to re-regulate or retrain these brain signals. By responding to this process, clients learn how to re-regulate and improve their brain functions and to alleviate the symptoms of various neurological and mental health disorders.

A Brief Overview of Telepsychiatry Practices

Telepsikiyatri Uygulamalarına Kısa Bir Bakış

The concept of “telepsychiatry” is briefly defined as the provision of mental health services by a mental health specialist through video conference technology.

COVID-19 and the Role of Telehealth Services in Reducing the Burden of Mental Health

COVID-19 ve Zihinsel Sağlık Yükünün Azaltılmasında Telesağlık Hizmetlerinin Rolü

In addition to the physical symptoms of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, its psychological effects should also be known and recognized. Psychological symptoms regarding COVID-19 have already shown themselves in the form of anxiety-based purchasing behavior and paranoid behaviors in taking part in collective activities. Students and workers, who are prevented from having access to their educational institutions, workplaces and homes, as well as tourists, have started to show psychological symptoms due to reasons, such as decreasing autonomy, decreasing levels of income, and the absence of employment security, etc.

What kind of Impact does TMS make in the Brain?

TMS Beyinde Nasıl Bir Etki Oluşturmaktadır?

A Visual Cortex Study

Researchers at the Ruhr University in Bochum/Germany have obtained new findings on the question of how Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) affect the functional connectivity of the neurons. In order to visualize the effects, they used fluorescent dye, providing data over the activation of the neurons with light. Using this technique, they showed that TMS affected the neuronal connections in the visual cortex of the brain for the restructuring process in animal patterns.

Volumes of Orbito-Frontal Cortex and Thalamus in Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Before and After the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Bilişsel Davranışçı Terapi Öncesi ve Sonrası Obsesif Kompulsif Bozukluğu Olan Hastalarda Orbito-Frontal Korteks Ve Talamus Hacimleri

There are no sufficient numbers of studies that investigate the effects of various treatment methods, psychopharmacological and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) included, on brain volumes and neurochemicals in patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). A study focused on the effects of the CBT over the volumes of the orbito-frontal cortex and thalamus regions that seemed to be abnormal in OCD patients.

Real-Time Feedback for Brainwaves of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers report that the neurofeedback system enables individuals with Parkinson’s to control their own symptom-related brainwaves by their own will.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Use of EEG in Predicting the Response to Treatment

Obsesif Kompulsif Bozuklukta Transkranial Manyetik Stimülasyon ve Tedaviye Cevabı Öngörmede EEG Kullanımı

The power of the quantitative EEG (qEEG) to predict the response to treatment was evaluated by using the right prefrontal transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatment in addition to the machine learning approach in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCB).

What is Neurofeedback?

Neurofeedback Nedir?

Humans being a bio-psycho-sociocultural creature makes personal and diversified treatment methods a necessity. In addition to pharmacological attempts, secondary treatments and complementary methods can accelerate the solution of the problems experienced by the people in the treatment of the disorders. Neurofeedback is one of these complementary methods.

The Start of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a disorder that generally occurs at increased ages. Deteriorations occur in the attention and memory skills during the course of the disorder. Of course, there is a significant point to pay attention on while diagnosing Alzheimer’s.