Specialities

Psychiatry

Hypertension and nephrology

NOVEMBER 01, 2021

[Hypertension, cognitive function and dementia – Significance of antihypertensive therapy]

GAJDÁN Nikolett, ÁBRAHÁM György

[The significance of hypertension as one of the major cardiovascular risk factor is unquestionable. By achieving target blood pressure values differentiated by age and comorbidities, the risk of cardiovascular events can be significantly reduced. However, it is essential to the quality of life the patient spends the extra years of life thus gained. This is a really complex issue affecting many co-disciplines, but one of the most important of these is the mental health, maintaining cognitive... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

OCTOBER 28, 2021

[Commemorating the Lipótmező. Part 2.]

RIHMER Zoltán

[In the previous part of these recollections I summarised my experience of three-and-a-half decades gained in the National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology as a medical student, later on as a junior physician and finally as a head of department. What follows below is an attempt to define the role Lipótmező played in my life and why it was a fundamentally flawed deci­sion to close down the institute in 2007.]

Clinical Neuroscience

SEPTEMBER 30, 2021

[The examination of burnout among healthcare workers]

FEJES Éva, MÁK Kornél, POHL Marietta, BANK Gyula, FEHÉR Gergely, TIBOLD Antal

[Health reforms in recent decades have been largely based on economic considerations and have led to a significant problem in the sector today, with the issue of human resources being pushed back, which is exacerbated by burnout syndrome. The aim of this questionnaire-based study was to examine the complex background of burnout among health care workers in the cities of Komló, Pécs and Kecskemét. Baseline demographic data were recorded. Burnout was assessed by the Maslach Burnout Inventory... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

[Psychiatric conditions not only influence the severity of clinical outcome of COVID-19 but also the medication of mental diseases]

NADUBINSZKY Gábor, VONYIK Gabriella, SZÉKÁCS Béla

[The disease process in psychiatric patients who contracted SARS-CoV-2 infection might become more severe because of their impaired general health, comorbidities and unhealthy lifestyle. However, among all psychiatric conditions statistically significant correlation with severe and lethal outcome have been found only in schizophrenia with possible association of multiple immune dysfunctions. While the antipsychotic clozapine used in treatment resistant schizophrenia seems to decrease the... tovább »