Alberto Chiesa

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Zen meditation: an integration of current evidence
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 15:585-92. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Does mindfulness training improve cognitive abilities? A systematic review of neuropsychological findings
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:449-64. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based stress reduction for stress management in healthy people: a review and meta-analysis
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 15:593-600. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based approaches: are they all the same?
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychol 67:404-24. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based interventions for chronic pain: a systematic review of the evidence
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 17:83-93. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Mindfulness: top-down or bottom-up emotion regulation strategy?
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Italy
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:82-96. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy versus psycho-education for patients with major depression who did not achieve remission following antidepressant treatment: a preliminary analysis
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 18:756-60. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Mindfulness based cognitive therapy for psychiatric disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 187:441-53. 2011
  9. doi request reprint A systematic review of neurobiological and clinical features of mindfulness meditations
    A Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Psychol Med 40:1239-52. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Influence of GRIA1, GRIA2 and GRIA4 polymorphisms on diagnosis and response to treatment in patients with major depressive disorder
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:305-11. 2012

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Zen meditation: an integration of current evidence
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 15:585-92. 2009
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Does mindfulness training improve cognitive abilities? A systematic review of neuropsychological findings
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:449-64. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based stress reduction for stress management in healthy people: a review and meta-analysis
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 15:593-600. 2009
    ..The aim of the present review and meta-analysis is to better investigate current evidence about the efficacy of MBSR in healthy subjects, with a particular focus on its benefits for stress reduction...
  4. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based approaches: are they all the same?
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychol 67:404-24. 2011
    ..The decision to consider such practices as unitary or as distinct phenomena will probably influence the direction of future research...
  5. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based interventions for chronic pain: a systematic review of the evidence
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 17:83-93. 2011
    ..The aim of the present article is to review controlled studies investigating the efficacy of MBIs for the reduction of pain and the improvement of depressive symptoms in patients suffering from chronic pain...
  6. doi request reprint Mindfulness: top-down or bottom-up emotion regulation strategy?
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Italy
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:82-96. 2013
    ..Limitations of current evidence and suggestions for future research on this topic are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy versus psycho-education for patients with major depression who did not achieve remission following antidepressant treatment: a preliminary analysis
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 18:756-60. 2012
    ..e., mindfulness meditation practice) for the treatment of patients with major depression (MD)...
  8. doi request reprint Mindfulness based cognitive therapy for psychiatric disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 187:441-53. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint A systematic review of neurobiological and clinical features of mindfulness meditations
    A Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, 40123 Bologna, Italy
    Psychol Med 40:1239-52. 2010
    ..The aim of the present paper was to systematically review current evidence on the neurobiological changes and clinical benefits related to MM practice in psychiatric disorders, in physical illnesses and in healthy subjects...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of GRIA1, GRIA2 and GRIA4 polymorphisms on diagnosis and response to treatment in patients with major depressive disorder
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:305-11. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Case-control association study for 10 genes in patients with schizophrenia: influence of 5HTR1A variation rs10042486 on schizophrenia and response to antipsychotics
    Concetta Crisafulli
    Department of Biomorphology and Biotechnologies, Division of Biology and Genetics, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:199-205. 2012
    ..However, taking into account the several limitations of our study, further research is needed to draw more definitive conclusions...
  12. doi request reprint Case-control association study of GRIA1, GRIA2 and GRIA4 polymorphisms in bipolar disorder
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 16:18-26. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Case-control association study of 14 variants of CREB1, CREBBP and CREM on diagnosis and treatment outcome in major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder
    Concetta Crisafulli
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 198:39-46. 2012
    ..However, taking into account the several limitations of our study, further research is needed to draw more definitive conclusions...
  14. doi request reprint Possible influence of CREB1, CREBBP and CREM variants on diagnosis and treatment outcome in patients with schizophrenia
    Concetta Crisafulli
    Department of Biomorphology and Biotechnologies, Division of Biology and Genetics, University of Messina, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 508:37-41. 2012
    ..However, taking into account the several limitations of our study, further research is needed to draw more definitive conclusions...
  15. doi request reprint Influence of GRIA1, GRIA2 and GRIA4 polymorphisms on diagnosis and response to antipsychotic treatment in patients with schizophrenia
    Concetta Crisafulli
    Department of Biomorphology and Biotechnologies, Division of Biology and Genetics, University of Messina, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 506:170-4. 2012
    ..However, taking into account the several limitations of our study, further research is needed to draw more definitive conclusions...
  16. doi request reprint Investigation of possible epistatic interactions between GRIA2 and GRIA4 variants on clinical outcomes in patients with major depressive disorder
    Alberto Chiesa
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Int Med Res 41:809-15. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Failure to replicate influence of GRIK4 and GNB3 polymorphisms on treatment outcome in major depression
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy alessandro serretti unibo it
    Neuropsychobiology 65:70-5. 2012
    ..We did not find any supporting evidence for such associations. These conflicting data may result from difficulties in the replication of candidate gene association studies...
  18. doi request reprint DAOA variants and schizophrenia: influence on diagnosis and treatment outcomes
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 15:303-10. 2011
    ..The present study explored whether d-amino acid oxidase activator (DAOA) variants were associated with schizophrenia and whether they could predict the clinical outcomes of patients treated with various antipsychotics...
  19. doi request reprint No influence of PTGS2 polymorphisms on response and remission to antidepressants in major depression
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 188:166-9. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Side effects associated with psychotropic medications in patients with bipolar disorder: evidence from two independent samples
    Alessandro Serretti
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Psychopharmacol 27:616-28. 2013
    ..Our results largely confirm in a naturalistic setting results previously observed in randomized controlled trials focusing on BD patients. ..
  21. doi request reprint Family history of major depression and residual symptoms in responder and non-responder depressed patients
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:51-5. 2014
    ..Little is known about the extent to which a family history of major depression (MD) affects residual depressive symptoms in responder and non-responder patients suffering from MD...
  22. doi request reprint Influence of family history of major depression, bipolar disorder, and suicide on clinical features in patients with major depression and bipolar disorder
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, 40123, Bologna, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 263:93-103. 2013
    ..The clinical implications as well as the limitations of our findings are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of TPH2 variants on diagnosis and response to treatment in patients with major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 189:26-32. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that TPH2 variants neither have a major role in MD, BD and schizophrenia nor in response to treatments...
  24. ncbi request reprint Social adjustment among treatment responder patients with mood disorders
    Alessandro Serretti
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Affect Disord 150:961-6. 2013
    ..The main aim of the present work is to study several socio-demographic and clinical variables possibly influencing social adjustment in MD patients who responded to treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lack of influence of rs4680 (COMT) and rs6276 (DRD2) on diagnosis and clinical outcomes in patients with major depression
    Alberto Chiesa
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Science, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 18:97-102. 2014
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  26. doi request reprint Investigation of epistasis between DAOA and 5HTR1A variants on clinical outcomes in patients with schizophrenia
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 17:504-7. 2013
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  27. doi request reprint Newer antidepressants and panic disorder: a meta-analysis
    Costanza Andrisano
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 28:33-45. 2013
    ..Several clinical variables moderated clinical outcomes. However, because of some inconsistencies across the studies and limited evidence for some drugs under investigation, further head-to-head comparisons are required...
  28. doi request reprint Common genetic, clinical, demographic and psychosocial predictors of response to pharmacotherapy in mood and anxiety disorders
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 24:1-18. 2009
    ..Possible limitations and suggestions for future research based on a more integrated vision of human complexity are discussed...
  29. doi request reprint Novel antidepressants and panic disorder: evidence beyond current guidelines
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 63:1-7. 2011
    ..The aim of the present review is to summarize available evidence about the efficacy and side effects of novel antidepressants for the treatment of panic disorder...
  30. doi request reprint Quetiapine for bipolar depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 27:76-90. 2012
    ..Furthermore, several clinical variables moderated outcomes under investigation. In conclusion, quetiapine could have some advantages over traditional treatments for the treatment of bipolar depression...
  31. doi request reprint A preliminary investigation of the influence of CREB1 gene on treatment resistance in major depression
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Affect Disord 128:56-63. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the potential association of a set of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in CREB1 gene and both MD and response, remission and treatment resistance to antidepressants...
  32. doi request reprint Vipassana meditation: systematic review of current evidence
    Alberto Chiesa
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Altern Complement Med 16:37-46. 2010
    ..Despite the growing interest toward the neurobiological and clinical correlates of many meditative practices, no review has specifically focused on current evidence on neuro-imaging and clinical evidence about VM...
  33. doi request reprint Treatment-emergent sexual dysfunction related to antidepressants: a meta-analysis
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:259-66. 2009
    ..The aim of the present meta-analysis was to quantify SD caused by antidepressants on the basis of studies where sexual functioning was purposely investigated through direct inquiry and specific questionnaires...
  34. ncbi request reprint Influence of TAAR6 polymorphisms on response to aripiprazole
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:822-6. 2009
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  35. doi request reprint Are mindfulness-based interventions effective for substance use disorders? A systematic review of the evidence
    Alberto Chiesa
    1Department of Biomedical and NeuroMotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Subst Use Misuse 49:492-512. 2014
    ..e., small sample size, lack of methodological details, and the lack of consistently replicated findings). More rigorous and larger randomized controlled studies are warranted. ..
  36. doi request reprint Psychological mechanisms of mindfulness-based interventions: what do we know?
    Alberto Chiesa
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Dr Chiesa, Anselmi, and Serretti and Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy Dr Chiesa
    Holist Nurs Pract 28:124-48. 2014
    ..Limitations and potential applications of these findings are discussed. ..
  37. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of sexual dysfunction in psychiatric patients taking antipsychotics
    Alessandro Serretti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 26:130-40. 2011
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