L F Fontenelle

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  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint An updated review of antidepressants with marked serotonergic effects in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Mariana Pizarro
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute of Psychiatry, Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Research Program, Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 547, sala 719, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 22410 003, Brazil 55 21 2239 4919 55 21 2239 4919
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 15:1391-401. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Exaggerating, mislabeling or simulating obsessive-compulsive symptoms: Case reports of patients claiming to have obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Research Program, Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Instituto D Or de Pesquisa e Ensino IDOR, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Departamento de Psiquiatria e Saúde Mental, Instituto de Saúde da Comunidade, Universidade Federal Fluminense UFF, Niteroi, Brazil Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:1188-94. 2014
  4. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for body dysmorphic disorder: a review of its efficacy
    Angélica M Prazeres
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:307-16. 2013
  5. pmc Management of obsessive-compulsive disorder with fluvoxamine extended release
    Lidia Ordacgi
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 5:301-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Hatred of sounds: misophonic disorder or just an underreported psychiatric symptom?
    Gabriela M Ferreira
    Programa de Ansiedade e Depressao, Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janiero, Brazil E mail
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 25:271-4. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of insight into different symptom dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Júlia M Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 25:11-6. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Neurotrophic factors in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and D Or Institute for Research and Education, Av Venceslau Brás 71 fundos, Botafogo, CEP 22290 140, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 199:195-200. 2012
  9. doi request reprint A cytokine study of adult patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro 22290 140, Brazil
    Compr Psychiatry 53:797-804. 2012
  10. pmc Brain functional connectivity during induced sadness in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:231-40. 2012

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint An updated review of antidepressants with marked serotonergic effects in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Mariana Pizarro
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute of Psychiatry, Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Research Program, Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 547, sala 719, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 22410 003, Brazil 55 21 2239 4919 55 21 2239 4919
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 15:1391-401. 2014
    ..Expert opinion: While our results support the effectiveness of older antidepressants with marked 5-HT effects in OCD, it also suggests that newer agents should be tested more comprehensively. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Exaggerating, mislabeling or simulating obsessive-compulsive symptoms: Case reports of patients claiming to have obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Research Program, Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Instituto D Or de Pesquisa e Ensino IDOR, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Departamento de Psiquiatria e Saúde Mental, Instituto de Saúde da Comunidade, Universidade Federal Fluminense UFF, Niteroi, Brazil Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:1188-94. 2014
    ..However, over the last years, our clinic has come across a number of individuals that seem to exaggerate, mislabel or even intentionally "produce" obsessive and/or compulsive symptoms in order to be diagnosed with OCD...
  4. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for body dysmorphic disorder: a review of its efficacy
    Angélica M Prazeres
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:307-16. 2013
    ..There is a pressing need to conduct head-to-head studies, with appropriate, active, control treatment groups, in order to examine further the efficacy of cognitive and/or behavioral therapies for body dysmorphic disorder...
  5. pmc Management of obsessive-compulsive disorder with fluvoxamine extended release
    Lidia Ordacgi
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 5:301-8. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Hatred of sounds: misophonic disorder or just an underreported psychiatric symptom?
    Gabriela M Ferreira
    Programa de Ansiedade e Depressao, Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janiero, Brazil E mail
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 25:271-4. 2013
    ..In this paper, we describe 3 patients whose misophonia could be attributed to different underlying primary psychiatric disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of insight into different symptom dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Júlia M Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 25:11-6. 2013
    ..In this study, we evaluated insight into different obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptom dimensions and their impact on clinical and sociodemographic features of patients with OCD...
  8. doi request reprint Neurotrophic factors in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and D Or Institute for Research and Education, Av Venceslau Brás 71 fundos, Botafogo, CEP 22290 140, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 199:195-200. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that patients with OCD may exhibit a particular NF profile, with functional impairment correlating with BDNF levels and severity of washing symptoms correlating with NGF and GDNF levels...
  9. doi request reprint A cytokine study of adult patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro 22290 140, Brazil
    Compr Psychiatry 53:797-804. 2012
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  10. pmc Brain functional connectivity during induced sadness in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:231-40. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint Body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders in elite professional female ballet dancers
    Antonio Leandro Nascimento
    Programa de Pós Graduação em, Psiquiatria e Saúde Mental, Instituto de Psiquiatria da Universidade, Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 24:191-4. 2012
    ..Our objective is to report the prevalence and the clinical features associated with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and eating disorders (ED) in a group of elite Brazilian professional female ballet dancers...
  12. doi request reprint Markers of vulnerability to obsessive-compulsive disorder in an ultra-high risk sample of patients who developed psychosis
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Carlton South, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 6:201-6. 2012
    ..The study aims to identify markers of vulnerability to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in an ultra-high risk sample of patients who developed psychosis...
  13. doi request reprint Towards a post-traumatic subtype of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Anxiety Disord 26:377-83. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Pareidolias in obsessive-compulsive disorder: neglected symptoms that may respond to serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Neurocase 14:414-8. 2008
    ..We describe a patient with OCD whose main complaint was the experience of pareidolias (i.e., 'images seen out of shapes'), a symptom that responded to treatment with a serotonin reuptake inhibitor...
  15. doi request reprint Is there evidence of brain white-matter abnormalities in obsessive-compulsive disorder?: a narrative review
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Top Magn Reson Imaging 20:291-8. 2009
    ..In this study, we reviewed the role of white-matter abnormalities in the pathophysiology of OCD...
  16. doi request reprint Volitional disorders: a proposal for DSM-V
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:1016-29. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Diogenes syndrome in a patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder without hoarding
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Universidade Federal Fluminense MSM UFF, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:288-90. 2008
    ..We suggest that hoarding may be a symptom of the conditions that are frequently comorbid with DS, but is not one of its fundamental features...
  18. ncbi request reprint An update on the pharmacological treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Icarai, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:563-83. 2007
    ..Independent studies are urgently needed to help identify the most promising drug treatment sequences for OCD...
  19. ncbi request reprint History of trauma and dissociative symptoms among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rua Otávio Carneiro, 93 601 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Psychiatr Q 78:241-50. 2007
    ..Patients with OCD are probably less vulnerable to some types of traumatic experiences. Dissociative symptoms may cut across different anxiety disorders...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint The analytical epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder: risk factors and correlates
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1-15. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint The Wernicke-Kleist-Leonhard "short-circuiting": a missing link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Tourette syndrome, and obsessive-compulsive disorder?
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Med Hypotheses 71:418-25. 2008
    ..A resurgence of the interest on the descriptive psychopathology of the WKL short-circuit movements could provide a new conceptual framework for the studies on the neurobiology of volitional disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint A sociodemographic, phenomenological, and long-term follow-up study of patients with body dysmorphic disorder in Brazil
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:243-59. 2006
    ..In this non-controlled study, our objective was to describe the socio-demographic, phenomenological, and long-term outcome features of a Brazilian sample of patients with BDD...
  24. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in post-traumatic obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Manuela C Borges
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:76-85. 2011
    ..To investigate whether patients who develop obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) after posttraumatic stress disorder, i.e. post-traumatic OCD (PsT-OCD), display a distinctive neurocognitive pattern of dysfunction...
  25. ncbi request reprint The problem of delusional ugliness: is it really body dysmorphic disorder?
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    World J Biol Psychiatry 7:110-5. 2006
    ..Future studies are urgently needed in order to substantiate our judgement regarding the existence of diagnostic limits between delusional BDD and DDST with dysmorphic delusions...
  26. doi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive symptoms among patients with blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Programa de Ansiedade e Depressao, Instituto de Psiquiatria da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:476-81. 2011
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  27. doi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder, impulse control disorders and drug addiction: common features and potential treatments
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Drugs 71:827-40. 2011
    ..These trials could also include scales aimed at assessing underlying impulsivity (e.g. Barratt Impulsiveness Scale) to check whether this construct might predict response to drugs acting on the reward system...
  28. ncbi request reprint Low-resolution electromagnetic tomography and treatment response in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Programme, Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Brazil
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:89-94. 2006
    ..002) and the medial frontal gyrus (BA 10) (p = 0.002), suggesting that a distinctive pattern of activity within the medial surface of the frontal lobe predicts therapeutic response in OCD...
  29. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of obsessive-compulsive disorder in individuals at ultra-high risk for psychosis
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Australia
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1140-5. 2011
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  30. 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)...
  31. ncbi request reprint An empirical comparison of atypical bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder
    L F Fontenelle
    Grupo de Obesidade e Transtornos Alimentares, Instituto Estadual de Diabetes e Endocrinologia do Rio de Janeiro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 38:1663-7. 2005
    ..02), anger (1.41 +/- 1.03 vs 0.59 +/- 0.54; P = 0.005) and psychoticism (1.49 +/- 0.93 vs 0.75 +/- 0.55; P = 0.01) dimensions of the SCL-90. The BED construct may represent a subgroup of ABN with less comorbities and associated symptoms...
  32. 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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  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of psychiatric disorders and symmetric distal polyneuropathy among type II diabetic outpatients
    R O Moreira
    Unidade de Psiconeuroendocrinologia, Instituto Estadual de Diabetes e Endocrinologia Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Moncorvo Filho 90, 20211 340 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 40:269-75. 2007
    ..The diagnosis of SDPN in diabetic subjects seems also to be associated with relevant psychiatric comorbidity, including anxiety and current mood disorders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impulse control disorders in patients with 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
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:30-7. 2005
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  36. ncbi request reprint Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and hoarding symptoms: a distinctive clinical subtype?
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janiero, Brazil
    Compr Psychiatry 45:375-83. 2004
    ..It remains to be investigated whether these phenotypical characteristics are underlined by specific neurobiological mechanisms...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of symptom profiles of obese binge eaters, obese non-binge eaters, and patients with 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
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:643-6. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint An open-label trial of sibutramine in obese patients with binge-eating disorder
    Jose C Appolinario
    Obesity and Eating Disorders Group, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:28-30. 2002
    ..The objective of this article is to present data from an open-label study of the efficacy and tolerability of sibutramine in a group of obese binge eaters...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Treatment-resistant anxiety disorders: social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder]
    Gabriela Bezerra de Menezes
    Programa de Ansiedade e Depressao, Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:S55-60. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to review aspects related to treatment resistance and pharmacological strategies to deal with anxiety disorders resistant to treatment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in a Brazilian sample of patients with binge-eating disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    The Obesity and Eating Disorders Group, State Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology of Rio de Janeiro and Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 119:189-94. 2003
    ..Similar to patients from developed countries, Brazilian patients with BED display increased rates of psychiatric comorbidity, particularly mood and anxiety disorders...
  41. ncbi request reprint The man with the purple nostrils: a case of rhinotrichotillomania secondary to body dysmorphic disorder
    L F Fontenelle
    The Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:464-6; discussion 466. 2002
    ..To describe a different type of self-injurious behavior that may be secondary to body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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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  45. doi request reprint Empathy and symptoms dimensions of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Psychiatr Res 43:455-63. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that hoarding is linked to specific aspects of interpersonal reactivity. Comorbid depression and anxiety, however, explain a large proportion of the empathic profile exhibited by patients with OCD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Early- and late-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder in adult patients: an exploratory clinical and therapeutic study
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Brazil
    J Psychiatr Res 37:127-33. 2003
    ..However, no significant differences between groups were noted in the final treatment outcome. Our results are consistent with previous studies suggesting that EOCD may represent a more severe subtype of this disorder...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive-behavior therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review of the last decade]
    Angélica Marques Prazeres
    Programa de Pesquisa em Ansiedade e Depressão, Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:262-70. 2007
    ..To perform a systematic review of controlled trials and meta-analysis that involved cognitive and/or behavioral treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  48. ncbi request reprint Trans-cultural aspects of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a description of a Brazilian sample and a systematic review of international clinical studies
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    The Anxiety and Depression Research Program, Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rupa Lopes Trovão, 88, apt, 1501, Bloco A, Icarai, Niteroi, RJ, CEP 24220 071, Brazil
    J Psychiatr Res 38:403-11. 2004
    ..The core features of OCD are probably relatively independent of cultural variations. The sole exception to this rule seems to be the content of the obsessions, in which cultural factors may play a significant role...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, antiadrenergics and other drugs: what to do when posttraumatic stress disorder does not respond to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors?]
    William Berger
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:S61-5. 2007
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  50. pmc Pharmacologic alternatives to antidepressants in posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review
    William Berger
    Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:169-80. 2009
    ..Further controlled clinical trials and meta-analysis are needed to guide clinicians in their search of effective pharmacological alternatives to antidepressants in PTSD...
  51. ncbi request reprint Absence of dementia in late-onset schizophrenia: a one year follow-up of a Brazilian case series
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:946-9. 2006
    ..Cognitive deficits of late-onset schizophrenia (LOS) patients have been reported as stable, although some prospective studies show that a sub-group develop a significant cognitive decline. Data on LOS from developing countries are scarce...
  52. 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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  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Early-onset social anxiety disorder in adults: clinical and therapeutic features
    Gabriela Bezerra de Menezes
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:32-6. 2005
    ..To investigate possible differences in clinical and treatment response in patients suffering from early-onset (< 18 years) and late-onset (> or =18 years) social anxiety disorder...
  56. doi request reprint Short-lived response of cervical dystonia to electroconvulsive therapy
    Rafael F Garcia
    Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J ECT 25:135-6. 2009
    ..The effectiveness of ECT for CD, although too brief to be recommended as a useful treatment, may shed light on the pathophysiology of this problematic movement disorder...
  57. ncbi request reprint Treatment of juvenile Parkinson disease and the recurrent emergence of pathologic gambling
    Rafael Ferreira Garcia
    Programa de Ansiedade e Depressão do Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, Brazil
    Cogn Behav Neurol 20:11-4. 2007
    ..To describe the recurrent emergence of pathologic gambling (PG) during the sequential treatment of a patient with Juvenile Parkinson disease (PD) with different dopamine agonists...
  58. ncbi request reprint Topiramate use in obese patients with binge eating disorder: an open study
    Jose C Appolinario
    Obesity and Eating Disorders Group, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro IPUB UFRJ, State Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology of Rio de Janeiro IEDE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Can J Psychiatry 47:271-3. 2002
    ..To assess topiramate's efficacy and tolerability in a group of obese binge eaters with no neuropsychiatric comorbidity...
  59. ncbi request reprint Topiramate may modulate alcohol abuse but not other compulsive behaviors in frontotemporal dementia: case report
    Marcelo Cruz
    Drug Abuse Research and Assistance Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:104-6. 2008
    ..On the basis of the mechanism of action of topiramate, we discuss the possible specificity of action of topiramate to control abusive drinking, but not to treat other clinical symptoms of FTD...
  60. doi request reprint Antibasal ganglia antibodies, immunomodulation, and antibiotics in "poststreptococcal" adult neuropsychiatric disorders: not yet ready for "prime time"
    Antonio L Teixeira
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:124-5. 2008
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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...
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    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    J Affect Disord 83:283-4. 2004
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    Ygor Arzeno Ferrão
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:S39-40. 2007
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    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1186-7. 2008
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    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:249-50. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint [Neuropsychology of eating disorders: a systematic review of the literature]
    Monica Duchesne
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Grupo de Obesidade e Transtornos Alimentares, Instituto Estadual de Diabetes e Endocrinologia IEDE RJ, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 26:107-17. 2004
    ..One of the most employed strategies to reach this goal is the evaluation of cognitive functioning of patients with eating disorders with neuropsychological tests...