Sam Restifo

Summary

Affiliation: Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Writing a letter to patients
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:123-5. 2009
  2. doi request reprint A brief, descriptive typology of depressed mood
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:225-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Patients' performance anxiety and related aspects as factors in resistance to change
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:226-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A nosological review of depressive disorders based on observations in clinical practice, Part 2: a working typology for clinicians
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Mental Health Service, 6 Lemnos St, Shenton Park, WA 6008, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:13-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint A nosological review of depressive disorders based on observations in clinical practice, part 1: Terminology and phenomenology
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:483-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Disconcerting aspects in the everyday professional life of the mental health clinician: a brief overview
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:278-82. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Walking on thin ice: the use of triple antidepressant combinations in refractory melancholic depression
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:134-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Beyond diagnosis- and therapy-centred therapy: the case for incorporating contextual factors in psychotherapy treatment planning
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:309-12. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in psychogeriatric inpatient units
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Older Adult Mental Health Service, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:59-63. 2011
  10. doi request reprint An empirical categorization of psychosocial factors for clinical case formulation and treatment planning
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:210-3. 2010

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Writing a letter to patients
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:123-5. 2009
    ..This paper considers the potential utility in clinical practice of writing a letter to patients...
  2. doi request reprint A brief, descriptive typology of depressed mood
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:225-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to consider the potential clinical utility of a descriptive typology of negative mood states that can present as, and tend to get loosely subsumed under, the broad ranging term, 'depression'...
  3. doi request reprint Patients' performance anxiety and related aspects as factors in resistance to change
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:226-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to touch on some aspects of patients' potentially ambivalent attitude toward change in the early stages of treatment...
  4. doi request reprint A nosological review of depressive disorders based on observations in clinical practice, Part 2: a working typology for clinicians
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Mental Health Service, 6 Lemnos St, Shenton Park, WA 6008, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:13-6. 2013
    ..The paper primarily comprises observations and reflections drawn from clinical practice...
  5. doi request reprint A nosological review of depressive disorders based on observations in clinical practice, part 1: Terminology and phenomenology
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:483-6. 2012
    ..The paper comprises observations and reflections drawn from clinical work...
  6. ncbi request reprint Disconcerting aspects in the everyday professional life of the mental health clinician: a brief overview
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:278-82. 2012
    ..To collate and briefly outline some commonly encountered sources of unease in the professional life of mental health clinicians...
  7. doi request reprint Walking on thin ice: the use of triple antidepressant combinations in refractory melancholic depression
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:134-7. 2012
    ..To report on the outcome of cases of refractory depression treated with a combination of three antidepressant agents...
  8. doi request reprint Beyond diagnosis- and therapy-centred therapy: the case for incorporating contextual factors in psychotherapy treatment planning
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:309-12. 2011
    ..Conclusion: It is preferable to organize psychotherapy treatment selection around a consideration of case formulation and contextual factors rather than just diagnosis or a general preference for a purportedly superior type of therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in psychogeriatric inpatient units
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Older Adult Mental Health Service, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:59-63. 2011
    ..This study involved an examination of the current patterns of pharmacological treatment of patients with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in psychogeriatric inpatient units...
  10. doi request reprint An empirical categorization of psychosocial factors for clinical case formulation and treatment planning
    Sam Restifo
    North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Perth, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:210-3. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to assemble a basic, empirically derived set of psychosocial 'linchpin' factors for use in case formulation and treatment planning...
  11. ncbi request reprint A review of the concepts, terminologies and dilemmas in the assessment of decisional capacity: a focus on alcoholism
    Sam Restifo
    Psychiatrist, North Metropolitan Area Mental Health Service, Shenton Park, WA, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:537-40. 2013
    ..The purpose of this paper is to dissect the task, consider the component parts, clarify those aspects that can be problematic and highlight those that remain so...