Giancarlo Lucchetti

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc Complementary spiritist therapy: systematic review of scientific evidence
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Research Department, São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Avenida Juriti 367 SP Apto 131, 04520 000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:835945. 2011
  2. pmc Religiousness, health, and depression in older adults from a brazilian military setting
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Research Department, São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, 04520 000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil Department of Geriatrics, São Paulo Air Force Hospital, 02012 021 São Paulo, SP, Brazil Research Department, João Evangelista Hospital, 02340 000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    ISRN Psychiatry 2012:940747. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Historical and cultural aspects of the pineal gland: comparison between the theories provided by Spiritism in the 1940s and the current scientific evidence
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil, Brazil
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 34:745-55. 2013
  4. pmc Medical students, spirituality and religiosity--results from the multicenter study SBRAME
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
    BMC Med Educ 13:162. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of Spiritist "passe" (Spiritual healing) on growth of bacterial cultures
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Brazil Santa Casa of São Paulo, Brazil João Evangelista Hospital, Brazil Electronic address
    Complement Ther Med 21:627-32. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Rare medical conditions and suggestive past-life memories: a case report and literature review
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Explore (NY) 9:372-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Exploring the acceptance of religious assistance among patients of a psychiatric hospital
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    João Evangelista Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:311-7. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring spirituality and religiosity in clinical research: a systematic review of instruments available in the Portuguese language
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Hospital João Evangelista and Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 131:112-22. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Taking spiritual history in clinical practice: a systematic review of instruments
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
    Explore (NY) 9:159-70. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Generalized anxiety disorder, subthreshold anxiety and anxiety symptoms in primary headache
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Department of Neurology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 67:41-9. 2013

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Publications29

  1. pmc Complementary spiritist therapy: systematic review of scientific evidence
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Research Department, São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Avenida Juriti 367 SP Apto 131, 04520 000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:835945. 2011
    ..Further studies in this field could contribute to the disciplines of Complementary and Alternative Medicine by investigating the relationship between body, mind, and soul/spirit...
  2. pmc Religiousness, health, and depression in older adults from a brazilian military setting
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Research Department, São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, 04520 000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil Department of Geriatrics, São Paulo Air Force Hospital, 02012 021 São Paulo, SP, Brazil Research Department, João Evangelista Hospital, 02340 000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    ISRN Psychiatry 2012:940747. 2012
    ..Religiousness seems to play a role in depression, smoking, and hospitalization in older adults from a Brazilian outpatient setting. Self-reported religiousness was associated with more health characteristics than religious attendance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Historical and cultural aspects of the pineal gland: comparison between the theories provided by Spiritism in the 1940s and the current scientific evidence
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil, Brazil
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 34:745-55. 2013
    ..The process of formulating hypotheses and scientific theories can benefit by drawing on the cultural aspects of civilization, taking into account so-called non-traditional reports and theories. ..
  4. pmc Medical students, spirituality and religiosity--results from the multicenter study SBRAME
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
    BMC Med Educ 13:162. 2013
    ..To evaluate the relationship between spirituality/religiosity (S/R) and the attitudes, beliefs and experiences of medical students in Brazil with respect to S/R in their undergraduate training and clinical practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of Spiritist "passe" (Spiritual healing) on growth of bacterial cultures
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Brazil Santa Casa of São Paulo, Brazil João Evangelista Hospital, Brazil Electronic address
    Complement Ther Med 21:627-32. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Rare medical conditions and suggestive past-life memories: a case report and literature review
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Explore (NY) 9:372-6. 2013
    ..In this article, the authors highlight possible explanations, rarity of findings, and similarities/differences from previous cases and potential pitfalls in this area. ..
  7. doi request reprint Exploring the acceptance of religious assistance among patients of a psychiatric hospital
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    João Evangelista Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:311-7. 2013
    ..Spiritual issues are rarely addressed by psychiatric institutions in daily routine practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring spirituality and religiosity in clinical research: a systematic review of instruments available in the Portuguese language
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Hospital João Evangelista and Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 131:112-22. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to map out the S/R scales available for research in the Portuguese language...
  9. doi request reprint Taking spiritual history in clinical practice: a systematic review of instruments
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
    Explore (NY) 9:159-70. 2013
    ..However, in only a few studies have authors compared these instruments. The aim of this study was to compare the most commonly used instruments for taking a spiritual history in a clinical setting...
  10. doi request reprint Generalized anxiety disorder, subthreshold anxiety and anxiety symptoms in primary headache
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Department of Neurology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 67:41-9. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between generalized anxiety disorder, subthreshold anxiety (SubAnx) and anxiety symptoms in the prevalence of primary headache...
  11. pmc Spirituality and health in the curricula of medical schools in Brazil
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Av Juriti 367, Apto 131, Moema, Sao Paulo, SP, CEP 04520 000, Brazil
    BMC Med Educ 12:78. 2012
    ..The present study seeks to investigate the current status of teaching on S/H in Brazilian medical schools...
  12. doi request reprint Validation of the Duke Religion Index: DUREL (Portuguese version)
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Av Juriti, 367 apto 131, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 04520 000, Brazil
    J Relig Health 51:579-86. 2012
    ..PDUREL is a reliable and valid scale. The availability of a comprehensive, but brief measure of religiousness can help to study the role of religiousness in health by researchers from countries that speak the Portuguese language...
  13. doi request reprint Religiosity and tobacco and alcohol use in a Brazilian shantytown
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Subst Use Misuse 47:837-46. 2012
    ..Religiosity plays an important role in the control of alcohol and tobacco use in a shantytown setting; further management initiatives in the area should consider this issue. The study's limitations are noted...
  14. doi request reprint Religiousness, mental health, and quality of life in Brazilian dialysis patients
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Research Department, São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Hemodial Int 16:89-94. 2012
    ..Religiousness is associated with less depressive symptoms and better quality of life in Brazilian dialysis patients. Nephrologists should evaluate the patient's spirituality and religion in order to provide more integrative care...
  15. doi request reprint Spirituality in medical education: global reality?
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Av Juriti 367, Moema, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Relig Health 51:3-19. 2012
    ..New studies outside North America are needed in order to address what is being taught, whether courses are evaluated and what is the student and faculty opinions regarding this educational topic in multiple cultures...
  16. doi request reprint Spiritist psychiatric hospitals in Brazil: integration of conventional psychiatric treatment and spiritual complementary therapy
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    João Evangelista Hospital, Avenida Nova Cantareira, 3050, Sao Paulo, SP 02340 000, Brazil
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:124-35. 2012
    ..The lack of standardized treatment protocols and scientific studies remain a barrier to assessing the impact of this integrative approach on patients' mental health, quality of life, adherence, and perceived quality of treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Religiousness affects mental health, pain and quality of life in older people in an outpatient rehabilitation setting
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Brazil and Service of Geriatrics, Santa Casa of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Rehabil Med 43:316-22. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relationship between religiousness and mental health, hospitalization, pain, disability and quality of life in older adults from an outpatient rehabilitation setting in Sao Paulo, Brazil...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bilateral papillary muscle infarction in a chagasic patient
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Clínica Cardiológica do Departamento de Medicina da Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Rev Port Cardiol 28:1441-7. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Beers-Fick criteria and drugs available through the Farmácia Dose Certa program
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Geriatrics and Gerontology Sector, Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 129:17-22. 2011
    ..Elderly people receiving care deserve special attention regarding drugs that are appropriate for their age group. The objective was to assess the drugs in the program considered to be inappropriate for the elderly...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Spirituality for dialysis patients: should the nephrologist address?]
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Geriatric Sector of Santa Casa de São Paulo and Research Nucleus of the Medical Spiritist Association of São Paulo, city of São Paulo, Brazil
    J Bras Nefrol 32:126-30. 2010
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  21. doi request reprint The prevalence of migraine and probable migraine in a Brazilian favela: results of a community survey
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Headache 51:971-9. 2011
    ..The objectives of the present study were to estimate the 1-year prevalence of primary headaches and the role of select socio-demographic aspects in a representative sample of adults living in a Brazilian shanty town...
  22. doi request reprint Impact of spirituality/religiosity on mortality: comparison with other health interventions
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Explore (NY) 7:234-8. 2011
    ..These results suggest that S/R plays a considerable role in mortality rate reductions, comparable to fruit and vegetable consumption and statin therapy...
  23. doi request reprint Use of comprehensive geriatric assessment in general practice: results from the 'Senta Pua' project in Brazil
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Gen Pract 17:20-7. 2011
    ..Being aware of the needs of older adults is important for these professionals. A comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is an important tool for assessing the elderly...
  24. doi request reprint New daily persistent headache and panic disorder
    Mario F P Peres
    Albert Einstein Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 31:250-3. 2011
    ..Migraine has been linked to comorbid psychiatric conditions, mainly mood and anxiety disorders, but NDPH has never been linked to psychiatric conditions, and never studied extensively for such an association...
  25. doi request reprint Anxiety and fear-avoidance in musculoskeletal pain
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 16:399-406. 2012
    ..The recognition of this association is important for professionals who deal with chronic pain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of spirituality to mental health: review of evidence and practical guidelines
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health NUPES, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 36:176-82. 2014
    ..This paper reviews the current state of the evidence and provides evidence-based guidelines for spiritual assessment and for integration of R/S into mental health treatment...
  27. doi request reprint Coping strategies in chronic pain
    Mario F P Peres
    Instituto Israelita de Ensino e Pesquisa, Albert Einstein Hospital, Alameda Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, and Department of Neurology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, 881, Sao Paulo, SP, 01403 001, Brazil
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 14:331-8. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of nursing professors and students concerning the interface between spirituality, religiosity and health
    Claudia de Souza Tomasso
    Universidade Nove de Julho, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 19:1205-13. 2011
    ..The most common barriers to addressing such a subject were: fear of imposing one's own beliefs, lack of time, and fear of offending patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Severe hypertriglyceridemia in diabetic ketoacidosis: case report]
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    Centro de Terapia Intensiva, Hospital de Aeronáutica de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 53:880-3. 2009
    ..Diabetic ketoacidosis is a recurrent problem in the emergency room that requires prompt and effective treatment. Usually, it may be associated with an increase in triglyceride levels, exposing the patient to the risk of pancreatitis...