M Versiani

Summary

Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of mirtazapine and fluoxetine in severely depressed patients
    Marcio Versiani
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    CNS Drugs 19:137-46. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A review of 19 double-blind placebo-controlled studies in social anxiety disorder (social phobia)
    M Versiani
    Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R Visconde de Pirajá 407 s 805, Rio de Janeiro, 22410 003, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 1:27-33. 2000
  3. doi request reprint Double-blind comparison of 30 and 60 mg tranylcypromine daily in patients with panic disorder comorbid with social anxiety disorder
    Antonio E Nardi
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R Visconde de Piraja, 407 702 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 175:260-5. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Reboxetine, a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for panic disorder
    Marcio Versiani
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:31-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Saving Inventory-Revised: internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and validity of a questionnaire to assess hoarding
    Isabela S Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IP UFRJ, Brazil
    Psychol Rep 106:279-96. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical subtypes of obsessive-compulsive disorder based on the presence of checking and washing compulsions
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:201-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Respiratory panic disorder subtype: acute and long-term response to nortriptyline, a noradrenergic tricyclic antidepressant
    Antonio E Nardi
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry IPUB, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R Visconde de Piraja, 407 702, Rio de Janeiro RJ 22410 003, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 120:283-93. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Sexual function and dysfunction in Brazilian patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:254-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Impaired set-shifting ability and therapeutic response in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    L Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Brazil
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 13:508-10. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Catatonia in obsessive-compulsive disorder: etiopathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and clinical management
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cogn Behav Neurol 20:21-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of mirtazapine and fluoxetine in severely depressed patients
    Marcio Versiani
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    CNS Drugs 19:137-46. 2005
    ..However, this agent has not yet been tested in patients with severe depression alone...
  2. ncbi request reprint A review of 19 double-blind placebo-controlled studies in social anxiety disorder (social phobia)
    M Versiani
    Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R Visconde de Pirajá 407 s 805, Rio de Janeiro, 22410 003, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 1:27-33. 2000
    ..Controlled studies with SRIs (paroxetine and fluvoxamine) demonstrated very significant differences from placebo. Paroxetine is the SRI most extensively studied in Social Anxiety Disorder with positive therapeutic results...
  3. doi request reprint Double-blind comparison of 30 and 60 mg tranylcypromine daily in patients with panic disorder comorbid with social anxiety disorder
    Antonio E Nardi
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R Visconde de Piraja, 407 702 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 175:260-5. 2010
    ..Tranylcypromine--60 mg daily--was found effective in the treatment of panic disorder and social anxiety disorder comorbidity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reboxetine, a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for panic disorder
    Marcio Versiani
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:31-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy and tolerability of reboxetine, a novel selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, in patients with panic disorder with and without agoraphobia...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Saving Inventory-Revised: internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and validity of a questionnaire to assess hoarding
    Isabela S Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IP UFRJ, Brazil
    Psychol Rep 106:279-96. 2010
    ..The Saving Inventory-Revised total scores also correlated significantly with comorbid anxiety and depressive symptoms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical subtypes of obsessive-compulsive disorder based on the presence of checking and washing compulsions
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:201-7. 2005
    ..We aimed at examining the utility of checking and washing compulsions as markers of valid subtypes of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Respiratory panic disorder subtype: acute and long-term response to nortriptyline, a noradrenergic tricyclic antidepressant
    Antonio E Nardi
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry IPUB, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R Visconde de Piraja, 407 702, Rio de Janeiro RJ 22410 003, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 120:283-93. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the respiratory PD subtype had a faster response to treatment with nortriptyline at 8 weeks than did the non-respiratory subtype, and an equivalent response after 1 year of treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sexual function and dysfunction in Brazilian patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:254-7. 2007
    ..Male patients with SAD reported not using contraceptive methods significantly more frequently than male patients with OCD (p = 0.007). Patients with OCD and patients with SAD exhibit different profiles of sexual behavior...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impaired set-shifting ability and therapeutic response in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    L Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Brazil
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 13:508-10. 2001
    ..A clear relationship was found between impaired performance on two Wisconsin Card Sorting subtests (categories completed and perseverative errors) and positive treatment response...
  10. ncbi request reprint Catatonia in obsessive-compulsive disorder: etiopathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and clinical management
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cogn Behav Neurol 20:21-4. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint The descriptive epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:327-37. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Auditory, visual, tactile, olfactory, and bodily hallucinations in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 13:125-30. 2008
    ..Further psychopathological research should clarify the clinical significance of hallucinations among patients with OCD...
  13. ncbi request reprint A three-year follow-up study of patients with the respiratory subtype of panic disorder after treatment with clonazepam
    Antonio E Nardi
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R Visconde de Piraja, 407 702, Rio de Janeiro RJ 22410 003, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 137:61-70. 2005
    ..The respiratory subgroup had a faster response after 8 weeks of treatment and an equivalent response in the 3-year follow-up period. Clonazepam had a sustained therapeutic effect over the entire treatment period...
  14. doi request reprint The diagnoses of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder and unipolar depression: interrater reliability and congruence between DSM-IV and ICD-10
    Elie Cheniaux
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, and School of Medical Sciences, State University of Rio de Janeiro FCM UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychopathology 42:293-8. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Citalopram plus reboxetine in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 6:57-9. 2005
    ..This report suggests that future studies accessing the efficacy of the SRI SNRI combination in treatment resistant OCD are needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ziprasidone in bipolar disorder
    Marcio Versiani
    Bipolar Disorders Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R Visconde de Pirajá 407 s 805, Rio de Janeiro, 22410 003, Brazil
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 7:1221-8. 2006
    ..Ziprasidone was very well tolerated by patients with bipolar disorder and did not cause increased weight, glucose or lipid levels...
  17. doi request reprint Quality of life and symptom dimensions of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Isabela S Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 179:198-203. 2010
    ..The severity of depressive and anxiety symptoms seems, therefore, to be powerful determinants of the level of quality of life in patients with OCD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Asperger Syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and major depression in a patient with 45,X/46,XY mosaicism
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychopathology 37:105-9. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint A breath-holding challenge in panic disorder patients, their healthy first-degree relatives, and normal controls
    Antonio E Nardi
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 133:43-7. 2002
    ..023). There was no heart rate, anxiety levels or breath-hold time differences among the groups. In this breath hold challenge test PD patients were more sensitive to breath-hold than first-degree relatives and normal volunteers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early carbon dioxide challenge test may predict clinical response in panic disorder
    Alexandre M Valenca
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 112:269-72. 2002
    ..The clonazepam group had significantly fewer panic attacks in response to the CO(2) test and the test may predict clinical response...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reboxetine, a new noradrenaline selective antidepressant, is at least as effective as fluoxetine in the treatment of depression
    Vittorino Andreoli
    Primario Servizi Psychiatri, Ospedale di Soave, Soave, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:393-9. 2002
    ..Reboxetine and fluoxetine are more effective than placebo in the treatment of major depression. Futhermore, both antidepressants are well tolerated but possess different adverse event profiles...
  22. ncbi request reprint Partial response and nonresponse to antidepressant therapy: current approaches and treatment options
    Robert M A Hirschfeld
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0188, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:826-37. 2002
    ..Switching to an agent of a different class is probably optimal for those patients who fail to respond to first-line therapy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) displayed cognitive deficits consistent with a dysfunction of the dorsolateral-striatal circuit
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Psychol Med 34:181; author reply 181-3. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Ziprasidone in the treatment of acute bipolar mania: a three-week, placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized trial
    Paul E Keck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH 45627 0559, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:741-8. 2003
    ..The study evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of ziprasidone, compared with placebo, in the treatment of adult patients with acute bipolar mania...
  25. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of paroxetine for relapse prevention in social anxiety disorder: a 24-week study
    Dan J Stein
    University of Stellenbosch, Fransie van Zyl Dr, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1111-8. 2002
    ..The efficacy of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the acute treatment of social anxiety disorder (social phobia) is well established...
  26. ncbi request reprint World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for Biological Treatment of Unipolar Depressive Disorders in Primary Care
    Michael Bauer
    University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 8:67-104. 2007
    ..They deal primarily with biological treatment (including antidepressants, other psychopharmacological and hormonal medications, electroconvulsive therapy, light therapy)...
  27. ncbi request reprint World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for Biological Treatment of Unipolar Depressive Disorders, Part 2: Maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder and treatment of chronic depressive disorders and subthreshold
    Michael Bauer
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    World J Biol Psychiatry 3:69-86. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for Biological Treatment of Unipolar Depressive Disorders, Part 1: Acute and continuation treatment of major depressive disorder
    Michael Bauer
    Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles ULCA, 300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 2330, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    World J Biol Psychiatry 3:5-43. 2002
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Obsessions with aggressive content emerging during the course of panic disorder: a different subtype of obsessive-compulsive disorder?
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Icaraí Niterói RJ, Brazil
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:343-6. 2005
    ..Our cases suggest that patients with OCD should be probed for an underlying panic disorder. This 'panic disorder-related subtype of OCD' may be associated with an excellent treatment response and increased rates of remission...
  30. ncbi request reprint Treatment-response by age at onset in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    J Affect Disord 83:283-4. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) displayed cognitive deficits consistent with a dysfunction of the dorsolateral-striatal circuit
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Psychol Med 34:1367-8; author reply 1368-9. 2004