Francesca Brambilla

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine therapy in anorexia nervosa: psychobiological effects
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department Mental Health, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:197-204. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Disorders of eating behavior: correlation between hypothalamo-pituitary-thyroid function and psychopathological aspects
    Francesca Brambilla
    Mental Health Department, Center for Study and Treatment of Eating Disorders, L Sacco Hospital, Milan 20129, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:131-6. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy on Eating Disorders: neurotransmitter secretory response to treatment
    F Brambilla
    Center for Eating Disorders, Department of Mental Health, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:729-37. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Changes in neuroactive steroid secretion associated with CO2-induced panic attacks in normal individuals
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Sacco Hospital, Milano 20157, Italy Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2234-42. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of anxiolytic neuroactive steroids in men with panic disorder
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 135:185-90. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of anxiolytic neurosteroids in men with normal anxiety scores: a correlation analysis
    Francesca Brambilla
    Addiction Research Center, Azienda Unita Sanitaria, Parma, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 50:6-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1beta and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in children with major depressive disorder or dysthymia
    F Brambilla
    Clinica Psichiatrica dell Università, SUN, Naples, Italy
    J Affect Disord 78:273-7. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion in bulimia nervosa
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Mental Health, Naples University SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, Naples 80138, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 169:82-5. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent amenorrhoea in weight-recovered anorexics: psychological and biological aspects
    Francesca Brambilla
    Istituto di Clinica Psichiatrica, Universita, SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 118:249-57. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurosteroid secretion in panic disorder
    Francesca Brambilla
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neuropsichiche, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale S Raffaele, Universita Vita e Salute, Milan, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 118:107-16. 2003

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine therapy in anorexia nervosa: psychobiological effects
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department Mental Health, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:197-204. 2007
    ..No correlations were observed between homovanilic acid concentrations and psychopathological parameters. The pharmacological treatment can significantly improve specific aspects of anorexia nervosa...
  2. ncbi request reprint Disorders of eating behavior: correlation between hypothalamo-pituitary-thyroid function and psychopathological aspects
    Francesca Brambilla
    Mental Health Department, Center for Study and Treatment of Eating Disorders, L Sacco Hospital, Milan 20129, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:131-6. 2006
    ..Prospective studies are needed to confirm whether or not altered PT parameters correlate with ED symptoms during the course of the diseases...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy on Eating Disorders: neurotransmitter secretory response to treatment
    F Brambilla
    Center for Eating Disorders, Department of Mental Health, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:729-37. 2010
    ..Our data suggest that only in BN CBT may act through changes in 5-HT system function...
  4. doi request reprint Changes in neuroactive steroid secretion associated with CO2-induced panic attacks in normal individuals
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Sacco Hospital, Milano 20157, Italy Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2234-42. 2013
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  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of anxiolytic neuroactive steroids in men with panic disorder
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 135:185-90. 2005
    ..The plasma concentrations of progesterone and tetrahydrodeoxycorticosterone correlated with the STAI state score in patients before treatment. Our data suggest that neuroactive steroids may play a role in PD in men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of anxiolytic neurosteroids in men with normal anxiety scores: a correlation analysis
    Francesca Brambilla
    Addiction Research Center, Azienda Unita Sanitaria, Parma, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 50:6-9. 2004
    ..PROG concentrations correlated significantly with state anxiety scores. These data suggest that neurosteroids may physiologically modulate anxiety not only in experimental animals but also in humans...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1beta and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in children with major depressive disorder or dysthymia
    F Brambilla
    Clinica Psichiatrica dell Università, SUN, Naples, Italy
    J Affect Disord 78:273-7. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to see whether or not cytokine secretion is impaired at a very young phase of development of depressive disorders, possibly being pathogenetically involved in their course...
  8. doi request reprint Glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion in bulimia nervosa
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Mental Health, Naples University SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, Naples 80138, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 169:82-5. 2009
    ..GLP-1 levels correlated positively with bingeing-vomiting frequency, with B.I.T.E. scores and the "bulimia" subitem scores of the EDI-2 scale, and negatively with the "ascetism" subitem score of the same scale...
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent amenorrhoea in weight-recovered anorexics: psychological and biological aspects
    Francesca Brambilla
    Istituto di Clinica Psichiatrica, Universita, SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 118:249-57. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint Neurosteroid secretion in panic disorder
    Francesca Brambilla
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neuropsichiche, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale S Raffaele, Universita Vita e Salute, Milan, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 118:107-16. 2003
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  11. doi request reprint Hormonal background of physiological aggressiveness in psychologically healthy women
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Mental Health, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:291-4. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine-induced weight gain in anorexia nervosa: involvement of leptin and ghrelin secretion?
    F Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:402-6. 2007
    ..Aim of this study was to determine whether in patients with Anorexia Nervosa (AN) OLA induces weight gain through the modulation of the hunger-satiety regulatory peptides leptin and ghrelin...
  13. doi request reprint Multivariate therapeutic approach to binge-eating disorder: combined nutritional, psychological and pharmacological treatment
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Mental Health, Center for Eating Disorders, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 24:312-7. 2009
    ..Group 2 patients improved on the SCL-90-R subitems 'depression' and 'interpersonal relationship' and in the PDQ-4-R 'schizoid personality'. Combination therapy seems to be the only fully effective treatment in BED patients...
  14. doi request reprint Personality dimensions and treatment drop-outs among eating disorder patients treated with cognitive behavior therapy
    Riccardo Dalle Grave
    Department of Eating and Weight Disorder, Villa Garda Hospital, Via Montebaldo, 89, 37016 Garda Vr, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 158:381-8. 2008
    ..Eating disorder patients with low Persistence scores are significantly less likely to complete inpatient treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of (+/-) 3,4-methylene-dioxymethamphetamine (ecstasy) on dopamine system function in humans
    Gilberto Gerra
    Centro Studi Farmacotossicodipendenze, SERT, AUSL di Parma, Via Spalato 2, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 134:403-10. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of inpatient cognitive-behavioral therapy for eating disorders on temperament and character
    Riccardo Dalle Grave
    Department of Eating and Weight Disorder, Villa Garda Hospital, Garda, Verona, Italy
    Behav Res Ther 45:1335-44. 2007
    ..These results are relevant for future studies based on TCI...
  17. ncbi request reprint Major depression-related immunological changes and combination antiretroviral therapy in HIV-seropositive patients
    Alessandra Alciati
    Department of Psychiatry, L Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:33-40. 2007
    ..In physically healthy subjects, major depression has been associated with several changes in immune function. In HIV-infected subjects too, lymphocyte subsets changes related to psychological conditions have been described...
  18. ncbi request reprint Experimentally induced aggressiveness in heroin-dependent patients treated with buprenorphine: comparison of patients receiving methadone and healthy subjects
    Gilberto Gerra
    Centro Studi Farmacotossicodipendenze, Ser T, Az U S L, Parma, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 149:201-13. 2007
    ..Money-earning responses seemed to be unimpaired in BUP patients...
  19. doi request reprint A label-free internal standard method for the differential analysis of bioactive lupin proteins using nano HPLC-Chip coupled with Ion Trap mass spectrometry
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Endocrinology, Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Proteomics 9:272-86. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint Total serum cholesterol and suicidality in anorexia nervosa
    Angela Favaro
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Psychosom Med 66:548-52. 2004
    ..No published study has evaluated the relationship between serum cholesterol and suicidality in anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to stress in subjects with 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine ('ecstasy') use history: correlation with dopamine receptor sensitivity
    Gilberto Gerra
    Addiction Research Centre, Centro Studi Farmacotossicodipendenze, SERT, AUSL, Via Spalato 2, Parma 43100, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 120:115-24. 2003
    ..The present findings do not exclude the possibility that dopamine dysfunction partly predated MDMA exposure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Aggressive responding in abstinent heroin addicts: neuroendocrine and personality correlates
    Gilberto Gerra
    Centro Studi Farmacotossicodipendenze, Ser T, AUSL, Via Spalato 2, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:129-39. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term immune-endocrine effects of bereavement: relationships with anxiety levels and mood
    Gilberto Gerra
    Centro Studi Farmaco Tossico Dipendenze, AUSL, Via Spalato 2, Parma 43100, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 121:145-58. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Interleukine-6 serum levels correlate with response to antidepressant sleep deprivation and sleep phase advance
    Francesco Benedetti
    Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele, School of Medicine, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20127 Milan, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1167-70. 2002
    ..Our preliminary finding confirms the clinical value of IL-6 baseline concentration as a predictor of response to antidepressant treatment...