R Canitano

Summary

Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Clinical experience with Topiramate to counteract neuroleptic induced weight gain in 10 individuals with autistic spectrum disorders
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, General University Hospital of Siena, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Brain Dev 27:228-32. 2005
  2. ncbi Epilepsy, electroencephalographic abnormalities, and regression in children with autism
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, General University Hospital of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Child Neurol 20:27-31. 2005
  3. doi Novel treatments in autism spectrum disorders: from synaptic dysfunction to experimental therapeutics
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, University Hospital of Siena, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 251:125-32. 2013
  4. doi Psychopharmacology in autism: an update
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, University Hospital of Siena, Viale Bracci 14, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:18-28. 2011
  5. ncbi Tics and Tourette syndrome in autism spectrum disorders
    Roberto Canitano
    University Hospital of Siena, Italy
    Autism 11:19-28. 2007
  6. ncbi Epilepsy in autism spectrum disorders
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, General University Hospital of Siena, Viale Bracci 14, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:61-6. 2007
  7. ncbi Autistic epileptiform regression
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, General University Hospital of Siena, Italy
    Funct Neurol 21:97-101. 2006
  8. ncbi Self injurious behavior in autism: clinical aspects and treatment with risperidone
    R Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, University General Hospital of Siena, Italy
    J Neural Transm 113:425-31. 2006
  9. ncbi Study of MECP2 gene in Rett syndrome variants and autistic girls
    Michele Zappella
    Department of Child Neuropsychiatry, Azienda Ospedaliera Senese, Siena, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 119:102-7. 2003
  10. ncbi Chromosome 2 deletion encompassing the MAP2 gene in a patient with autism and Rett-like features
    C Pescucci
    Medical Genetics, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Genet 64:497-501. 2003

Collaborators

  • Michele Zappella
  • S Grosso
  • Maria Antonietta Mencarelli
  • C Pescucci
  • Rossella Caselli
  • Rosa Mostardini
  • Francesca Ariani
  • Alessandra Renieri
  • Josef Hayek
  • Vera Uliana
  • Eleni Katzaki
  • Filomena Tiziana Papa
  • Ilaria Meloni
  • Ilaria Longo
  • Francesca Mari
  • Katia Sampieri
  • Marzia Pollazzon
  • Paolo Balestri
  • I Meloni
  • F Ariani
  • M Bruttini
  • F Mari
  • A Renieri
  • I Longo
  • G Hayek

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi Clinical experience with Topiramate to counteract neuroleptic induced weight gain in 10 individuals with autistic spectrum disorders
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, General University Hospital of Siena, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Brain Dev 27:228-32. 2005
    ..Behavioral adverse effects were observed in three patients causing rapid withdrawal of the medication. TPM should be used with caution in autistic spectrum disorders because this population has a high risk of behavioral disruption...
  2. ncbi Epilepsy, electroencephalographic abnormalities, and regression in children with autism
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, General University Hospital of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Child Neurol 20:27-31. 2005
    ..In the study group, the prevalence of epilepsy was in the low range of individuals with autism, and different types of epilepsy were observed. Autism with regression was not influenced by paroxysmal abnormalities and epilepsy...
  3. doi Novel treatments in autism spectrum disorders: from synaptic dysfunction to experimental therapeutics
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, University Hospital of Siena, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 251:125-32. 2013
    ..Children and adolescents with ASD and their families can provide vital information about their experiences with new treatments, which should be a priority for future research. ..
  4. doi Psychopharmacology in autism: an update
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, University Hospital of Siena, Viale Bracci 14, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:18-28. 2011
    ..An update of currently available pharmacological treatments is provided...
  5. ncbi Tics and Tourette syndrome in autism spectrum disorders
    Roberto Canitano
    University Hospital of Siena, Italy
    Autism 11:19-28. 2007
    ..An association between the level of mental retardation and tic severity was found. It is concluded that the occurrence of tics in ASDs should not be overlooked and should be carefully evaluated...
  6. ncbi Epilepsy in autism spectrum disorders
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, General University Hospital of Siena, Viale Bracci 14, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:61-6. 2007
    ..The current understanding of the association between epilepsy and autism is still limited, but from a clinical point of view this association should not be overlooked, and it should be routinely investigated...
  7. ncbi Autistic epileptiform regression
    Roberto Canitano
    Division of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, General University Hospital of Siena, Italy
    Funct Neurol 21:97-101. 2006
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  8. ncbi Self injurious behavior in autism: clinical aspects and treatment with risperidone
    R Canitano
    Division of Child Neuropsychiatry, University General Hospital of Siena, Italy
    J Neural Transm 113:425-31. 2006
    ..A decrease in Yale-Paris Self Injurious Behavior Scale score (from M 15.1+/-1.4 to 13.3+/-1.4) was noted mainly due to the reduction of frequency. Side effects of risperidone were not severe...
  9. ncbi Study of MECP2 gene in Rett syndrome variants and autistic girls
    Michele Zappella
    Department of Child Neuropsychiatry, Azienda Ospedaliera Senese, Siena, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 119:102-7. 2003
    ..Furthermore, MECP2 mutations are not found in patients in which autism remains stable over the years...
  10. ncbi Chromosome 2 deletion encompassing the MAP2 gene in a patient with autism and Rett-like features
    C Pescucci
    Medical Genetics, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Genet 64:497-501. 2003
    ....
  11. doi Private inherited microdeletion/microduplications: implications in clinical practice
    Maria Antonietta Mencarelli
    Medical Genetics, Molecular Biology Department, University of Siena, Viale Bracci 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Eur J Med Genet 51:409-16. 2008
    ..A more complex mechanism may in fact be involved, such as a concurrent variation in the other allele or in another chromosome that influences the phenotype...