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25th European Congress of Psychiatry / European Psychiatry 41S (2017) S170–S237


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The effect of gender on

neurocognitive functioning in bipolar


K. Tournikioti

1 , P. F


2 ,

, I. M


2 , D.


3 ,

C. Soldatos


, A. Douzenis



National & Kapodistrial University of Athens, Medical School, 2nd

Department of Psychiatry, Athens, Greece


National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, 2nd

Department of Psychiatry, Athens, Greece


National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, 1st

Department of Psychiatry, Athens, Greece


National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School,

Mental Health Care Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, Athens, Greece

Corresponding author.


Bipolar disorder (BD) is frequently associated with

cognitive deficits in attention, verbal memory and executive func-

tions that have been related to various clinical characteristics of the



However, fewstudies have examined the effect of gen-

der on cognition despite its clinical relevance.


The aimof our studywas to investigate potential diagnosis-

specific gender effects on visual memory/learning and executive

functions in BD.


Cognitive performance of 60 bipolar-I patients and

30 healthy controls was evaluated by using CANTAB battery

tasks targeting spatial memory (SRM), paired associative learn-

ing (PAL), executive functions (ID/ED, SOC). A multivariate analysis

of covariance (MANCOVA) of neuropsychological parameters was

performed with gender and diagnosis as fixed effects and age and

education as covariates. Following univariate analyses of covari-

ance (ANCOVA) were undertaken to examine the effect of gender

on each neuropsychological task.


Bipolar patients showed significantly poorer perfor-

mance in paired associative learning (PAL), set shifting (ID/ED) and

planning (SOC). Moreover, a diagnosis specific gender effect was

observed for cognitive functioning in BD (gender


diagnosis inter-



= 0.029). Specifically, male healthy controls outperformed

healthy females in tasks of visual memory/learning but this pattern

was not sustained (SRM) or was even reversed (PAL) in BD patients.


The present study is one of the few studies that have

examined the effect of gender on neurocognitive function in BD.

Our findings indicate that the gender-related variation observed in

healthy subjects is disrupted in BD. Moreover, they suggest that

gender may modulate the degree of frontotemporal dysregulation

observed in BD.

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ration of competing interest.


Features of emotional intelligence

and its connection with level of social

functioning in patients with

depressive-paranoid symptoms

O. Zubatiuk

Shupyk National Medical Academy of postgraduate education,

Psychiatry, Kyiv, Ukraine


The problem of social functioning of psychiatric

patients is one of the most relevant these days.


Studying characteristics of emotional intelligence

parameters in patientswith depressive-paranoid symptoms in psy-

chotic disorders in the structure of F 20.0, F25.1 and F33.3.

Participants Study involved 40 patients divided into three groups

according to nosology:

– Group 1: F 20.0;

– Group 2: F 25.1;

– Group 3: F 33.3.


MSCEIT (Russian version of the adapted version of

Sergienko O.O., Vetrova I.I.), the scale of PANSS and PSP.


The highest rates are in the group F25.1, except for the

scale D. In group F 20.0 compared to other scales reduced scale

index N. In group F 33.3 reduced compared to the scales A and E are

indicators of scales D and H. 2. The observed negative correlation

scale D performance of N5, G1, G5, G8, G14 (PANSS) in group F

20.0 and positive correlation in group F 33.3 of G6. E indicators

scales show positive correlation with G3, group F20.0, and F33.3.

Also was found a negative correlation with the performance scale

O13 H group F20.0. 3. The positive correlation between the level of

social functioning and performance scale H group F20.0 scales and

indicators in the group D F33.3.


The findings are the “resource area”, which have

become “target” of rehabilitation programs for this group of


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ration of competing interest.


Some personality traits in patients

with bipolar II disorder

M. Zuljan Cvitanovic (Psychiatrist)

, I. Stipetic (Psychologist) ,

D. Lasic (Psychiatrist)

Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Centre Split, Split,


Corresponding author.


Bipolar I disorder (BD I) is characterised by at least

one full-manic episode. In bipolar II disorder (BD II), all upswings

are hypomanic, which means they never reach full-blown mania.

Therefore, BD II evolves into BD I, but BD I can never evolve into

BD II. Differential diagnosis of patients evaluated for BD II should

include BD I, major depressive disorder (MDD) and borderline per-

sonality disorder (BPD). Patients with BPD often have the same type

of severely disrupted life as well as patients with BD II because of

the multiple episodes of significant mood disorder symptoms.


Establishing some personality traits in patients suffer-

ing from BD II, their relationship and predictability.


The test group was formed out of 55 patients diagnosed

with BD II in remission phase from 2012 until 2015. Three measur-

ing instruments were used: Eysenck’s Personality Questionnaire

(EPQ), Self-destruction Scale (SAD) and Beck Depression Inventory



We calculated the prevalence of personality traits

(neuroticism, psychoticism, elements of borderline personalityDis-

order), their correlation and predictive validity.


We established the prevalence of neuroticism, ele-

ments of Borderline Personality Disorder and their significant

predictability in patients with BD II in remission.

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ration of competing interest.