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Ege University, Faculty of Medicine

Ege University, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department

Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for Children and Adolescents Program (220 h) accredited by EABACT

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy Basic Program (Turkey)

Izmir Odag Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Association (Turkey),  Psychodynamic Approaches to Psychiatry, Theory Classes Certificate / 2013 - 2015

Ege University, Institue of Drug Abuse, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science, Addiction Course

Basic Concepts in Systematic Family Therapy Program

ICH GCP Clinical Trials Certificate  

2008 - 2013 Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department 

2013 - 2015 Tokat Public Mental Health and Psychiatry Hospital

2015 - 2016 Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, Mental Health and Psychiatry Hospital

2016 - 2020 Duzce University, Mental Health and Psychiatry Hospital

2020 - now NPİSTANBUL Brain Hospital 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neurological Diseases

  • Autism
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 

Learning Disability and Disorders 

Speech Disorders

Intellectual Disability

Bedwetting (Enuresis), Encopresis

Sleeping Disorders

Anxiety

  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Selective Mutism
  • Phobias
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Attacks
  • Social Anxiety Disroder

Depression

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Eating Disorders

Adolescent Development 

Risky Behaviours in Adolescence

Family Factor in Pediatric Psychiatry 

 

 

 

Yektaş Ç, Tufan AE, Sarıgedik E. Sleep habits of children diagnosed with attention/deficit/hyperactivity disorder and effects of treatment on sleep related parameters. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 2020; 52:102045. 

 

Kütük MÖ, Tufan AE, Kılıçaslan F, Mutluer T, Göken C, Karadağ M, Yektaş Ç, Kandemir H, Buber A, Güler Aksu G, Topal Z, Giray A, Celik F, Acikbas U, Kutuk Ö. Novel inflammatory targets for immunotherapies in pediatric patients with trichotillomania. Immunobiology, 2020; 225: 151913.

 

Kütük MÖ, Tufan AE, Göken C , Kılıçaslan F, Karadağ M, Mutluer T, Yektaş Ç, Kandemir H, Buber A, Coşkun Ş, Acikbas U, Güler G, Topal Z, Çelik F, Altıntaş E, Giray A, Aka Y, Kutuk Ö.    Cytokine expression profiles in Autism spectrum disorder: A multi-center study from Turkey. 2020; 133: 155152.

 

Yektaş Ç, Alpay M, Tufan AE. Comparison of serum B12, folate and homocysteine concentrations in children with autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and healthy controls. Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment, 2019;(15): 2213-2219.

 

Yektaş Ç, Tufan AE, Büken B, Yurteri Çetin N, Yazıcı M. Evaluation of abuse and abuser’s features and risk factors associated with psychopathology in children and adolescents victimized by sexual abuse.Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. 2018; 19(5): 501-508.

 

Yektaş Ç, Tufan AE. Prescribing Trends of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs in an Outpatient Unit of a Child and Adolescent Clinic in Turkey, Clinical Neuropharmacology, 2018;41(1):23-27. 

 

Kocaman, G. M., Özmerdivenli, R., Yektas, Ç. Bolu, S, Erdogan A.Autistic Feature and 2D:4D Finger Ratio Relations Children and Adolescents with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg 2017; 18(4):395-403.

 

Yektaş Ç, Paşabeyoğlu B, Mutlu C, Erdoğan A. The Prescribing Pattern of Paliperidone in a Pediatric Population. Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2018 Vol. 28, No. 2, 156–162.

 

Küçükdağ M, Yektaş Ç. Hyperactive delirium and its symptomatic treatment with risperidone in a paediatric patient: a case report. Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology 2018;1-3. 

 

Yektaş Ç. Tufan AE. Imipramine-induced mania in a child diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a case report, Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2018;28(3):332-334.

 

Yektaş Ç. Tufan AE. Increased Trichotillomania Symptoms in a Child With Fluoxetine Treatment. Clin Neuropharmacol. 2017; 40(2):95-96.

 

Yektaş Ç, Samurcu Demir N, Tufan AE. Loss of Eyebrows (Madarosis) After Use of Long Actıng Methylphenıdate:case report Journal OF Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2017;37(4):485-486.  

 

Ç. Yektaş, AE Tufan. 'Spontaneous ejaculations in an adolescent with olanzapine use: case report' Clinical Neuropharmacology. 2016;39(3):157-158.  

 

Yektaş Ç, Cansiz MA, Tufan AE. Increased Frequency of Encopresis in a Child Diagnosed With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Encopresis After Atomoxetine Use: A Case Report. Clinical Neuropharmacolgy. 2016; 39(4):212-213.

 

AWARDS

Ord. Prof. Dr. Fahrettin Kerim Gökay 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları

Kongresi Araştırma Sunumu, Türkiye Çocuk ve Genç Psikiyatrisi Derneği, 2019

 

Yektaş Ç, Büken Bora. Evaluation of Sociodemographic and Clinical Profiles of Adolescents Under-18 Years of Age Referred by the Judicial Authorities for Marriage License, Konuralp Tıp Dergisi, 11(3):397-403. 

Yektaş, AE Tufan, Merve Yazıcı. Düzce İli Çocuk Evlerinde Kalan Çocuk ve Ergenlerin Klinik ve Sosyodemografik Özellikleri Konuralp Tıp Dergisi, 2018; 10 (3), 298-304.

Ç Yektaş, SE Kaplan. Bir Üniversite Hastanesi Çocuk Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Birimi’ne Başvuran Hastaların Sağlık Kurulu Raporlarının Değerlendirilmesi. Konuralp Tıp Dergisi 2017; 9 (3), 228-232.

Ç Yektas, AE Tufan. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Comorbidity in an Adolescent Diagnosed with L-2 Hydroxyglutaric Aciduria and Response to Atomoxetine Treatment: a Case Report. Dusunen Adam 2016; 29 (3), 27.

E Deveci, NG Doksat, Ç Yektaş, K Doksat. Üniversite Öğrencisi Kızların Yeme Tutumlarının Duygudurum Bozukluğu İle İlişkisi. Anadolu Kliniği Tıp Bilimleri Dergisi 2016; 21 (2), 129-134.

K Arslan, Ö Recep, Ç Yektaş, E Recep. Bati Karadeniz Bölgesinin Eskipazar İlçesinde Akraba Evliliği Durumu, Bununla İlişkili Kronik Ve Genetik Hastalik Sikliğinin Araştirilmasi. Duzce Medical Journal 2016; 18 (2), 54-59

 

Çiğdem Yektaş , Nihal Yurteri , Merve Yazıcı. Cinsel İstismar Sonrası Ortaya Çıkan Vajene Yabancı Cisim Sokma Yoluyla Tekrarlayan Kendine Zarar Verme Davranışı, 22. Ergen Günleri, İstanbul,2017

Nihal Yurteri Çetin , Çiğdem Yektaş , Enes Sarıgedik. Bir Ailenin Çığlığı: Suisid 22. Ergen Günleri, İstanbul, 2017

Çigdem Yektaş ,Hakan Erman. Sociodemographic And Clinical Features Of 338 "Conditional Refugee" Children And Adolescences Guided To A Special Mental Health Clinic In Ankara), 27. Çocuk Ergen Ruh Sağlığı Kongresi, 10-13 Mayıs 2017, İzmir.

Çigdem Yektas ,Ayten Erdogan. Use Of Antipsychotic Drugs In An Outpatient Unit Of A Child And Adolescent Clinic: A Retrospective Chart Review Of 212 Patients. 27. Çocuk Ergen Ruh Sağlığı Kongresi, 10-13 Mayıs 2017, İzmir.

Ersin Yüksel ,Çiğdem Yektaş ,Kenan Kocabay. Investigation Of Suicide Trend Factors In Adolescents Who Had Suicide Attempts And Admitted To Department Of Pediatrics Duzce University Hospital. 27. Çocuk Ergen Ruh Sağlığı Kongresi, 10-13 Mayıs 2017, İzmir.

Çiğdem Yektaş. Ruh Sağliğinda Önemli Bir Yeti: Mentalizasyon Mentalizasyon Ve Çocukluk Çaği Travmatik Yaşantilari , 28. Çocuk Ergen Ruh Sağlığı Kongresi, 9-12 Mayıs 2018, İstanbul.

Çiğdem Yektaş, Merve Alpay, Ali Evren Tufan. Vitamin B12, Folic Acid And Homocysteine Levels In Turkish Children Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder And Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 28. Çocuk Ergen Ruh Sağlığı Kongresi, 9-12 Mayıs 2018, İstanbul.

Çiğdem Yektaş, Enes Sarigedik. Vaka Raporu:Çocukluk Çaği Dezintegratif Bozukluğu, 28. Çocuk Ergen Ruh Sağlığı Kongresi, 9-12 Mayıs 2018, İstanbul. 

Çiğdem Yektaş. Bir Üniversite Hastanesi Çocuk Ergen Psikiyatri Birimine Başvuran Adli Olgularin Sosyodemografik Ve Klinik Özelliklerinin Değerlendirilmesi 28. Çocuk Ergen Ruh Sağlığı Kongresi, 9-12 Mayıs 2018, İstanbul.

Enes Sarıgedık , Çigdem Yektas. Ergenlikte Cinsel Yönelim Ve Kimlik Oluşumu Bir Vaka Sunumu. 23. Ergen günleri, 2018, Ankara 

Kütük MÖ, Tufan AE, Kılıçaslan F, Mutluer T, Gökçen C, Karadağ M, Yektaş Ç, Kandemir H, Acikbas U, Büber A, Aksu GG, Topal Z, Giray A, Kütük Ö. Inflammatory Markers in Pediatric Patients with Trichotillomania as Targets for Novel Therapies: A Multi-Center, Cross-Sectional, Case-Control Study From Turkey, 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

Kasar N, Yektaş Ç. Suicidal Behavior After Increased Atomoxetine Dose in An Eight Year Old Boy Diagnosed With ADHD: A Case Report. 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

 Kasar N, Yektaş Ç. Atomoxetine Induced Maculopapular Eruption In An Eight Year Old Girl Diagnosed with ADHD: A Case Report, 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

Kaplan Karakaya SE, Yektaş Ç. Evaluation of sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients diagnosed with selective mutism. 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

Sarıgedik E, Yektaş Ç. Evaluation oexistence of treacher collins syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and specific learning disability. 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

Sarıgedik E, Yektaş Ç. Successful treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with methylphenidate in a patient with giant sacral hemangioma. 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

Yazici M, Yektaş Ç. Off-label antipsychotic use in patients diagnosed with mental retardation evaluation of efficacy and side effects. 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

Küçükdağ M, Yektaş Ç. Tardive dyskinesia with spontaneous remission after discontinuation of aripiprazole and quetiapine in a adolescent patient with mental retardation; A case report. 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

Küçükdağ M, Yektaş Ç. Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome who had mild mental retardation, associated with behavioral problems; A case report. 29. Ulusal Çocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kongresi 2-5 Mayıs 2019,  İstanbul.

 

 

 

Associate Professor Cigdem Yektas, MD, has numerous scientific publications and articles in international and Turkish medical journals on child and adolescent mental health and psychiatry. Dr. Cigdem Yektas is a member of Turkish Medical Association, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Association. She obtained several valuable certificates on Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for Children and Adolescents Program, Psychodynamic Approaches to Psychiatry, Basic Concepts in Systematic Family Therapy Program.

 


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