Albina Rodrigues Torres

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia in OCD patients: Clinical profile and possible treatment implications
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Univ Estadual Paulista, Brazil Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:588-97. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Clinical features of pure obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry Botucatu Medical School, Univ Estadual Paulista UNESP, Botucatu SP, Brazil Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:1042-52. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Dimensional analysis of burden in family caregivers of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School Botucatu Medical School, Institute of Biosciences, Univ Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 66:432-41. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Clinical features of obsessive-compulsive disorder with hoarding symptoms: a multicenter study
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Univ Estadual Paulista, Botucatu SP, Brazil
    J Psychiatr Res 46:724-32. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorder: evidence from the British National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity 2000
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, UNESP, Botucatu, Brazil, and Department of Forensic Psychiatry, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:862-7. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Suicidality in obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence and relation to symptom dimensions and comorbid conditions
    Albina R Torres
    Departamento de Neurologia, Psicologia e Psiquiatria, Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, University Estadual Paulista UNESP, Distrito de Rubião Jr, 18618 970, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:17-26; quiz 119-20. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Loss of vision secondary to obsessive-compulsive disorder: a case report
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry Botucatu Medical School, São Paulo State University FMB UNESP, 18618 970 Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:292-4. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a review]
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:237-42. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associated factors for suicidal ideation and behaviors in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho São Paulo State University, Botucatu, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 12:771-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment seeking by individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder from the british psychiatric morbidity survey of 2000
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Distrito de Rubião Jr, Botucatú São Paulo, Brazil, 18618 970
    Psychiatr Serv 58:977-82. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia in OCD patients: Clinical profile and possible treatment implications
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Univ Estadual Paulista, Brazil Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:588-97. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Clinical features of pure obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry Botucatu Medical School, Univ Estadual Paulista UNESP, Botucatu SP, Brazil Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:1042-52. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Dimensional analysis of burden in family caregivers of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School Botucatu Medical School, Institute of Biosciences, Univ Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 66:432-41. 2012
    ..The objectives were to evaluate the dimensions of the Zarit Burden Interview (ZBI) and possible correlates...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical features of obsessive-compulsive disorder with hoarding symptoms: a multicenter study
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Univ Estadual Paulista, Botucatu SP, Brazil
    J Psychiatr Res 46:724-32. 2012
    ..The aim was to compare demographic and clinical features of OCD patients with and without hoarding symptoms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorder: evidence from the British National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity 2000
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, UNESP, Botucatu, Brazil, and Department of Forensic Psychiatry, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:862-7. 2006
    ..We analysed the prevalence of screen positive personality disorder in a representative sample of adults with OCD living in private households in the UK...
  6. doi request reprint Suicidality in obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence and relation to symptom dimensions and comorbid conditions
    Albina R Torres
    Departamento de Neurologia, Psicologia e Psiquiatria, Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, University Estadual Paulista UNESP, Distrito de Rubião Jr, 18618 970, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:17-26; quiz 119-20. 2011
    ..Suicidal thoughts and behaviors, also known as suicidality, are a fairly neglected area of study in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  7. doi request reprint Loss of vision secondary to obsessive-compulsive disorder: a case report
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry Botucatu Medical School, São Paulo State University FMB UNESP, 18618 970 Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:292-4. 2009
    ..To report a rare case of self-inflicted eye injury secondary to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a review]
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:237-42. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associated factors for suicidal ideation and behaviors in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho São Paulo State University, Botucatu, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 12:771-8. 2007
    ..Objective: To study the prevalence of suicidal thoughts and attempts in OCD patients and to compare those with and without suicidality according to demographic and clinical variables...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment seeking by individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder from the british psychiatric morbidity survey of 2000
    Albina R Torres
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Distrito de Rubião Jr, Botucatú São Paulo, Brazil, 18618 970
    Psychiatr Serv 58:977-82. 2007
    ..However, data on treatment seeking from community samples are scant. This study analyzed service use by adults with OCD living in private households in Great Britain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence, comorbidity, impact, and help-seeking in the British National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey of 2000
    Albina R Torres
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1978-85. 2006
    ..The authors aimed to establish obsessive-compulsive disorder prevalence and its clinical typology among adults in private households in Great Britain and to obtain generalizable estimates of impairment and help-seeking...
  12. doi request reprint Sex differences in the phenotypic expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder: an exploratory study from Brazil
    Ricardo Cezar Torresan
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Sao Paulo State University UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    Compr Psychiatry 50:63-9. 2009
    ..The fact that the OCS start earlier and probably have a worse impact in men can eventually lead to more specific and efficacious treatment approaches for these patients...
  13. doi request reprint Social phobia in obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence and correlates
    Melissa Chagas Assunção
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Univ Estadual Paulista, SP, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 143:138-47. 2012
    ..The aim was to estimate the prevalence of SP in a large multicenter sample of OCD patients and compare the characteristics of individuals with and without SP...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of social adjustment in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ana Carolina Rosa
    Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of São Paulo School of Medicine Hospital das Clinicas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1286-92. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the clinical correlates of social functioning in OCD patients...
  15. doi request reprint Emotional burden in caregivers of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ana Teresa de Abreu Ramos-Cerqueira
    Department of Neurology, Psychology, and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School UNESP, Botucatú São Paulo, Brazil
    Depress Anxiety 25:1020-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the emotional burden, psychological morbidity, and level of family accommodation in caregivers of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients, according to sociodemographic and clinical factors...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of cognitive impairment among the elderly in a general hospital
    Cristiane Lara Mendes-Chiloff
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Sao Paulo State University, 18618 970Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:442-8. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence and correlates of cognitive impairment (CI) among the elderly in a general hospital...
  17. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms among elderly inpatients of a Brazilian university hospital: prevalence and associated factors
    Cristiane Lara Mendes-Chiloff
    Department of Neurology, Psychology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:1028-40. 2008
    ..This study aims to evaluate the prevalence of depressive symptoms and associated factors among elderly hospital inpatients...
  18. doi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder: influence of age at onset on comorbidity patterns
    Maria Alice de Mathis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Rua Dr Ovidio Pires de Campos, 785, 05403 010 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Eur Psychiatry 23:187-94. 2008
    ..This study investigates the influence of age at onset of OCS on psychiatric comorbidities, and tries to establish a cut-off point for age at onset...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a literature review
    Maria Alice de Mathis
    Department of Psychiatry, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 33:390-9. 2011
    ..Previous studies suggested that gender plays a relevant role in OCD phenotypic expression. This study aimed to review the literature on gender differences in clinical, genetic or familial aspects of OCD...
  20. doi request reprint Body dysmorphic disorder among dermatologic patients: Prevalence and clinical features
    Luciana Archetti Conrado
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:235-43. 2010
    ..An impairing preoccupation with a nonexistent or slight defect in appearance is the core symptom of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a psychiatric condition common in dermatology settings...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Brazilian Research Consortium on Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders: recruitment, assessment instruments, methods for the development of multicenter collaborative studies and preliminary results
    Euripedes Constantino Miguel
    Clinical Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 30:185-96. 2008
    ..To describe the recruitment of patients, assessment instruments, implementation, methods and preliminary results of The Brazilian Research Consortium on Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, which includes seven university sites...
  22. doi request reprint Clinical features of tic-related obsessive-compulsive disorder: results from a large multicenter study
    Pedro Gomes de Alvarenga
    Department of Psychiatry, University of São Paulo Medical School USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 17:87-93. 2012
    ..To evaluate the clinical features of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients with comorbid tic disorders (TD) in a large, multicenter, clinical sample...
  23. ncbi request reprint Identification of dementia cases in the community: a Brazilian experience
    Ana Teresa A Ramos-Cerqueira
    Dementia Research Group, State University of Sao Paulo, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1738-42. 2005
    ..To describe the application in Brazil of a simple, low-cost procedure, developed in India by the 10/66 Dementia Research Group, for the identification of dementia cases in the community...
  24. doi request reprint Higher prevalence of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders in rheumatic fever
    Pedro Gomes de Alvarenga
    Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:178-80. 2009
    ..This study aims to compare the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders (OCSD) in psychiatric outpatients with and without a history of rheumatic fever (RF)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in patients with panic disorder
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Botucatu Medical School, UNESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Compr Psychiatry 45:219-24. 2004
    ..As panic symptoms are usually the main complaint, OCS are often found only when directly investigated...
  26. doi request reprint Eating disorders in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: prevalence and clinical correlates
    Paulo C Sallet
    Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Eat Disord 43:315-25. 2010
    ..The objective is to evaluate the prevalence and associated clinical characteristics of eating disorders (ED) in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Level of insight and clinical features of obsessive-compulsive disorder with and without body dysmorphic disorder
    Ana Cristina Gargano Nakata
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 12:295-303. 2007
    ..However, the content of preoccupations and level of insight of BDD patients differ from OCD patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical features associated to refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ygor A Ferrão
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 94:199-209. 2006
    ..The clinical variables associated with treatment-refractoriness in OCD are inconsistently described in the literature...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, physical and mental health of physicians: a self-evaluation by graduates from the Botucatu Medical School--UNESP
    Albina Rodrigues Torres
    Departamento de Neurologia, Psicologia e Psiquiatria, Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, UNESP, Botucatu, SP
    Rev Bras Epidemiol 14:264-75. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Early onset obsessive-compulsive disorder with and without tics
    Maria Alice de Mathis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 14:362-70. 2009
    ..Research suggests that obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is not a unitary entity, but rather a highly heterogeneous condition, with complex and variable clinical manifestations...
  31. doi request reprint Alcohol use disorders in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: the importance of appropriate dual-diagnosis
    André F Gentil
    Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Clinical Hospital, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, R Dr Ovidio Pires de Campos, 485, 3o andar, CEAPESQ, sala 7, CEP 05403 010, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:173-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and clinical associated factors of alcohol use disorders (AUD) comorbidity in a large clinical sample of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...