Lucas C Quarantini

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Affiliation: Universidade Federal da Bahia
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of amantadine on depressive symptoms in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with pegylated interferon: a randomized, controlled pilot study
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Brazil
    Clin Neuropharmacol 29:138-43. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Comorbid major depression in obsessive-compulsive disorder patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Psychiatry Service, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Compr Psychiatry 52:386-93. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint [Comorbid mood and anxiety disorders in victims of violence with posttraumatic stress disorder]
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Serviço Psiquiátrico, Hospital Escola, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 31:S66-76. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The impact of comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder on bipolar disorder patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Teaching Hospital Psychiatry Service, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 123:71-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A neuropsychological study comparing patients infected with HCV and HBV without psychiatric comorbidities
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    J Med Virol 81:1184-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The effect of early virological response in health-related quality of life in HCV-infected patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Hospital Universitario Professor Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    J Med Virol 80:419-23. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of psychiatric side effects during pegylated interferon- alpha retreatment in nonresponder hepatitis C virus-infected patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador Bahia, Brazil
    Liver Int 27:1098-102. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosis during peginterferon-alpha 2a and ribavirin therapy: case report
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Neuropsychiatry Department, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 10:406-7. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Lack of association of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase polymorphisms with interferon-alpha-related depression in hepatitis C
    Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Medical School, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1491-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Lower rates of comorbidities in euthymic bipolar patients
    Fabiana Nery-Fernandes
    Center for Study and Treatment of Affective Disorders CETTA, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador BA, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:474-9. 2009

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of amantadine on depressive symptoms in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with pegylated interferon: a randomized, controlled pilot study
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Brazil
    Clin Neuropharmacol 29:138-43. 2006
    ..Assess the effect of amantadine on depressive symptoms during interferon alfa therapy for hepatitis C virus infection...
  2. doi request reprint Comorbid major depression in obsessive-compulsive disorder patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Psychiatry Service, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Compr Psychiatry 52:386-93. 2011
    ..There was no preferential association of MDD with any particular OCD symptom dimension. This study supports the notion that depressed OCD patients present more severe general psychopathology...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Comorbid mood and anxiety disorders in victims of violence with posttraumatic stress disorder]
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Serviço Psiquiátrico, Hospital Escola, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 31:S66-76. 2009
    ..To review studies that have evaluated the comorbidity between posttraumatic stress disorder and mood disorders, as well as between posttraumatic stress disorder and other anxiety disorders...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder on bipolar disorder patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Teaching Hospital Psychiatry Service, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 123:71-6. 2010
    ..The present report was carried out using the Brazilian Research Consortium for Bipolar Disorders and aimed to examine whether patients with BD and comorbid PTSD are at an increased risk for worse clinical outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint A neuropsychological study comparing patients infected with HCV and HBV without psychiatric comorbidities
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    J Med Virol 81:1184-8. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The effect of early virological response in health-related quality of life in HCV-infected patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Hospital Universitario Professor Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    J Med Virol 80:419-23. 2008
    ..019). Differences in other domains were not significant. The present study confirms that active viral infection is one possible reason for the poor Health-Related Quality of Life in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence of psychiatric side effects during pegylated interferon- alpha retreatment in nonresponder hepatitis C virus-infected patients
    Lucas C Quarantini
    University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Salvador Bahia, Brazil
    Liver Int 27:1098-102. 2007
    ..Evaluate the incidence of mental disorders using pegylated interferon plus ribavirin retreatment in nonresponder hepatitis C virus-infected patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosis during peginterferon-alpha 2a and ribavirin therapy: case report
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Neuropsychiatry Department, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 10:406-7. 2006
    ..We report a case of psychotic disorder that occurred during therapy with pegylated Interferon-alpha given associated with ribavirin. After good response to psychiatric treatment, it became possible to finish the anti-viral therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Lack of association of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase polymorphisms with interferon-alpha-related depression in hepatitis C
    Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Medical School, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1491-7. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Lower rates of comorbidities in euthymic bipolar patients
    Fabiana Nery-Fernandes
    Center for Study and Treatment of Affective Disorders CETTA, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador BA, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:474-9. 2009
    ..This study assessed the frequency of axis I psychiatric comorbidities in euthymic bipolar patients and the clinical differences between patients with and without comorbidities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders on the quality of life of brazilian HCV-infected patients
    Susana Batista-Neves
    Hospital Universitario, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 13:40-3. 2009
    ..The presence of a psychiatric comorbidity was the variable that was most associated with the different scores in the SF-36, compared to other variables such as age, gender, aminotransferase levels, and degree of fibrosis...
  12. doi request reprint The identification of unipolar mania subtype based on anxiety comorbidity
    Monica Andrade-Nascimento
    University Hospital Psychiatry Service, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 132:356-9. 2011
    ..Unipolar mania is a controversial topic. Clinical research has focused on establishing specific characteristics that allow it to be distinguished from bipolar disorder (BD)...
  13. doi request reprint Is the interferon-α-triggered depressive episode a self-limited kind of depression? Four cases of persistent affective symptoms after antiviral treatment in HCV-infected individuals
    Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Teaching Hospital Psychiatry Service, Bahia, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:914-8. 2010
    ..To discuss relevant aspects in a series of cases in which interferon-α-triggered depressive symptoms persisted up to 4 years after therapy cessation in HCV-infected patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical impact of eating disorders in bipolar patients
    Camila Seixas
    Center for the Study of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, University Hospital, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 34:66-70. 2012
    ..To study the impact of eating disorders (EDs) on the severity of bipolar disorder (BD)...
  15. doi request reprint Reduced posterior corpus callosum area in suicidal and non-suicidal patients with bipolar disorder
    Fabiana Nery-Fernandes
    Program of Mood and Anxiety Disorders CETHA, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 142:150-5. 2012
    ..We examined the CC area and impulsivity in euthymic bipolar I patients, with and without lifetime history of suicide attempts, and in healthy controls...
  16. doi request reprint Is there an association between suicide attempt and delay of initiation of mood stabilizers in bipolar I disorder?
    Fabiana Nery-Fernandes
    Program of Mood and Anxiety Disorders CETHA, University Hospital, and Programa de Pós graduação em Medicina e Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 136:1082-7. 2012
    ..In this study, our aim was to investigate the association between delay of mood stabilizer treatment in bipolar patients and lifetime history of suicide attempts...
  17. doi request reprint High frequency of unrecognized mental disorders in HCV-infected patients
    Susana Carolina Batista-Neves
    University Hospital, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:80-2. 2008
    ..This study indexed the frequency of psychiatric disorders among hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients...
  18. doi request reprint Can antidepressants prevent interferon-alpha-induced depression? A review of the literature
    Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
    Universidade Federal da Bahia, Teaching Hospital Psychiatry Service, 40110 909 Bahia, Brazil
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:401-5. 2010
    ..To review the literature about the efficacy of antidepressant prophylaxis during interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) therapy...
  19. doi request reprint Amygdalar volume in borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder: a meta-analysis
    Claudia P de-Almeida
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 17:70-5. 2012
    ....
  20. pmc Clinical and socio-demographic characteristics of college students exposed to traumatic experiences: a census of seven college institutions in Northeastern Brazil
    Liana R Netto
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Medicina e Saúde, Faculdade de Medicina da Bahia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 8:e78677. 2013
    ..The aim of this multicentric study is to establish the proportion of college students, within seven institutions in Northeastern Brazil, who were exposed to traumatic experience and met PTSD criteria...
  21. doi request reprint Systemic lupus, folie a trois and homicide
    André C Caribé
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program CETHA, University Hospital, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:1032-3. 2013
    ..We present a case report of folie a trois resulting in murder, secondary to acute psychosis in SLE. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of sustained virologic response on quality of life in chronic HVC carriers
    Renato Daltro-Oliveira
    Faculdade de Medicina da Bahia, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Ann Hepatol 12:399-407. 2013
    ..Thus, we sought to review systematically the evidence in the literature and perform a meta-analysis of HRQOL changes caused by sustained virologic response (SVR)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder: an open-label pilot trial of escitalopram
    Amanda Galvão-de Almeida
    Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 12:519-24. 2007
    ..However, approximately 40% of patients do not have a significant improvement, suggesting that new medications are needed. This study was designed to investigate the treatment response to escitalopram in OCD patients...
  24. doi request reprint Religiosity as a protective factor in suicidal behavior: a case-control study
    André C Caribé
    Poison Information Center of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:863-7. 2012
    ..63 (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.45-0.89); NORA: OR, 0.56 (95% CI, 0.42-0.75); and IR: OR, 0.59 (95% CI, 0.49-0.70). These data have important implications for understanding religiosity factors that might protect against suicide...
  25. pmc White matter hyperintensities and their association with suicidality in major affective disorders: a meta-analysis of magnetic resonance imaging studies
    Maria Conceição Grangeon
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    CNS Spectr 15:375-81. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint [Persistent neurotoxicity secondary to lithium use: case report]
    Leandro Carvalho Araújo
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:163. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint [Reversible clozapine-induced agranulocytosis]
    Fabiana Nery-Fernandes
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:162. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder after streptococcal infection in a frontal lobe-resected patient
    Lucas C Quarantini
    CNS Spectr 13:645-6. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Acute dystonia after injection of pegylated interferon alpha-2b
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Mov Disord 22:747-8. 2007
  30. doi request reprint Neuropsychological function in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Lucas C Quarantini
    Liver Int 28:893-4; author reply 894-5. 2008