Giovanni A Fava

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and characteristics of a well-being enhancing psychotherapeutic strategy: well-being therapy
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna 40127, Italy
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 34:45-63. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Well-being therapy in school settings: a pilot study
    Chiara Ruini
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 75:331-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1735-40. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The concept of recovery in major depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychol Med 37:307-17. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of anxiety disorders in the medically ill
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:910-4. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Subtyping depression in the medically ill by cluster analysis
    Jenny Guidi
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Affect Disord 132:383-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint School intervention for promoting psychological well-being in adolescence
    Chiara Ruini
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:522-32. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Irritable mood in Italian patients with medical disease
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:226-8. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Differential effects of well-being promoting and anxiety-management strategies in a non-clinical school setting
    Elena Tomba
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Anxiety Disord 24:326-33. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment of mood and anxiety disorders
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1392-400. 2005

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Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and characteristics of a well-being enhancing psychotherapeutic strategy: well-being therapy
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna 40127, Italy
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 34:45-63. 2003
    ..The clinical studies supporting its efficacy are illustrated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Well-being therapy in school settings: a pilot study
    Chiara Ruini
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 75:331-6. 2006
    ..This study wants to apply and test the efficacy of a school-based intervention protocol derived from well-being therapy (WBT) compared to cognitive-behavioral strategies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1735-40. 2006
    ..However, patients should be motivated for psychotherapy and skilled therapists should be available. It is important to discuss with the patient the various therapeutic options and to adapt strategies to the specific needs of patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint The concept of recovery in major depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychol Med 37:307-17. 2007
    ..The aims of this review were to survey the available literature on residual symptoms of depression, to introduce new targets for therapy and to outline a more stringent definition of recovery...
  5. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of anxiety disorders in the medically ill
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:910-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess the prevalence and characteristics of anxiety disorders in the medically ill...
  6. doi request reprint Subtyping depression in the medically ill by cluster analysis
    Jenny Guidi
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Affect Disord 132:383-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this investigation was to use both DSM-IV comorbidity and the Diagnostic Criteria for Psychosomatic Research (DCPR) for characterizing depression in the medically ill...
  7. doi request reprint School intervention for promoting psychological well-being in adolescence
    Chiara Ruini
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:522-32. 2009
    ..In this study a school program for promoting psychological well-being has been compared to an attention-placebo intervention in a high school setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Irritable mood in Italian patients with medical disease
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:226-8. 2006
    ..Further research may determine whether irritability, alone or in association with major depression, entails prognostic and clinical implications...
  9. doi request reprint Differential effects of well-being promoting and anxiety-management strategies in a non-clinical school setting
    Elena Tomba
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Anxiety Disord 24:326-33. 2010
    ..WBT, by facilitating progression toward positive and optimal functioning, may integrate symptom-centered strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment of mood and anxiety disorders
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1392-400. 2005
    ..The aim of this review was to survey the literature concerned with a sequential use of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in mood and anxiety disturbances...
  11. doi request reprint Agoraphobia is a disease: a tribute to Sir Martin Roth
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 77:133-8. 2008
    ..These recent research findings confirm the clinical observations and phenomenological research of Sir Martin Roth (1917-2006) and call for a reassessment of the concept of neurosis...
  12. doi request reprint Role of well-being therapy in achieving a balanced and individualized path to optimal functioning
    Chiara Ruini
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Clin Psychol Psychother 19:291-304. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Kellner's emotional inhibition scale: a clinimetric approach to alexithymia research
    Silvana Grandi
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 80:335-44. 2011
    ..We also examined whether the EIS and the TAS-20 were differently related to depressive symptoms measured by the Symptom Questionnaire (SQ)...
  14. ncbi request reprint New strategies in the assessment of psychological factors affecting medical conditions
    Laura Sirri
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Pers Assess 89:216-28. 2007
    ..DSM-V]; not yet published) category of psychological factors affecting physical conditions appears to be feasible and may provide the clinician with better tools for identifying psychological distress...
  15. doi request reprint The decline of pharmaceutical psychiatry and the increasing role of psychological medicine
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 78:220-7. 2009
    ..The concept of psychological medicine, defined as the clinical application of the psychosomatic approach, may provide room for innovative paths in psychiatric research and treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Diagnostic criteria for psychosomatic research and somatic symptom disorders
    Laura Sirri
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int Rev Psychiatry 25:19-30. 2013
    ..The additional information provided by the DCPR may enhance the decision-making process...
  17. doi request reprint Increasing psychological well-being and resilience by psychotherapeutic methods
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat, 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Pers 77:1903-34. 2009
    ..There are important implications for the state/trait dichotomy in psychological well-being and for the concept of recovery in mood and anxiety disorders...
  18. doi request reprint Principles of psychosomatic assessment
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 32:1-18. 2012
    ..Endorsement of the psychosomatic perspective may better clarify the pathophysiological links and mechanisms underlying symptom presentation. Pointing to individually targeted methods may improve final outcomes and quality of life...
  19. doi request reprint Assessing somatization with various diagnostic criteria
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 50:38-41. 2009
    ..Somatization is a widespread clinical phenomenon that cuts across diagnostic categories, both psychiatric and medical...
  20. ncbi request reprint Family intervention approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant treatment: a pilot study
    Stefania Fabbri
    Affective Disorder Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1348-51. 2007
    ..The aims of this investigation were to explore the feasibility of a family intervention approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant therapy and to compare this approach with dose increase...
  21. doi request reprint Excessive mood elevation and behavioral activation with antidepressant treatment of juvenile depressive and anxiety disorders: a systematic review
    Emanuela Offidani
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 82:132-41. 2013
    ..The prevalence, characteristics and implications of excessive arousal-activation in children and adolescents treated with antidepressants for specific illnesses have not been systematically examined...
  22. doi request reprint Treatment selection in depression: the role of clinical judgment
    Elena Tomba
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:87-98. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Clinical assessment of allostatic load and clinimetric criteria
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 79:280-4. 2010
    ..The ultimate goal is to be able to prevent or decrease the negative impact of excessive stress on health...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessing demoralization and depression in the setting of medical disease
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:391-4. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the presence of demoralization and major depression in the setting of medical disease...
  25. doi request reprint Clinical configuration of cyclothymic disturbances
    Elena Tomba
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Affect Disord 139:244-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this investigation was to provide a controlled evaluation of DSM-IV cyclothymic disorder by using a broad assessment strategy geared to subclinical signs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development of a new assessment strategy in psychosomatic medicine: the diagnostic criteria for psychosomatic research
    Stefania Fabbri
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 28:1-20. 2007
    ..Their implications for classification purposes (DSM-V) are also discussed...
  27. doi request reprint New modalities of assessment and treatment planning in depression: the sequential approach
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    CNS Drugs 24:453-65. 2010
    ..The model is thus more in line with the chronicity of mood disorders compared to the standard randomized controlled trial, which is based on the acute disease model...
  28. doi request reprint The sequential combination of cognitive behavioral treatment and well-being therapy in cyclothymic disorder
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy giovanniandrea fava unibo it
    Psychother Psychosom 80:136-43. 2011
    ..The aim of this investigation was to examine the benefits of the sequential combination of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and well-being therapy (WBT) compared to clinical management (CM) in DSM-IV cyclothymic disorder...
  29. ncbi request reprint The road to recovery from depression--don't drive today with yesterday's map
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:260-5. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Six-year outcome of cognitive behavior therapy for prevention of recurrent depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1872-6. 2004
    ..The objective of this investigation was to provide a 6-year follow-up of cognitive behavior treatment versus clinical management...
  31. doi request reprint Innovative trends in the design of therapeutic trials in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 40:306-11. 2013
    ..These joint strategies would actually constitute a paradigm shift in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy research...
  32. doi request reprint Assessing psychological factors affecting medical conditions: comparison between different proposals
    Jenny Guidi
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:141-6. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint The clinical process in psychiatry: a clinimetric approach
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:177-84. 2012
    ..The aim of this review was to examine the clinical process in psychiatry, with special reference to clinimetrics, a domain concerned with the measurement of clinical phenomena that do not find room in customary taxonomy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Use of the Diagnostic Criteria for Psychosomatic Research (DCPR) in a community sample
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 47:143-6. 2006
    ..Other syndromes (demoralization, persistent somatization) that have been frequently found in medically ill persons were uncommon in this general-population sample...
  35. doi request reprint Psychological characterization of demoralization in the setting of heart transplantation
    Silvana Grandi
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:648-54. 2011
    ..We also tested whether demoralization was significantly associated with demographic characteristics and clinical parameters, including survival status at a 6-year follow-up...
  36. doi request reprint Psychosomatic assessment
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna IT 40127, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 78:333-41. 2009
    ..Endorsement of the psychosomatic perspective may better clarify the pathophysiological links and mechanisms underlying symptom presentation. Pointing to individually targeted methods may improve final outcomes and quality of life...
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors affecting medical condition: a new proposal for DSM-V
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 48:103-11. 2007
    ..This new classification is supported by a growing body of research evidence and is in line with psychosomatic medicine as a recognized subspecialty...
  38. ncbi request reprint The intellectual crisis of psychiatric research
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 75:202-8. 2006
    ..A unified concept of health and disease may yield new clinical insights in psychiatric disorders, and may result in therapeutic efforts of more enduring quality than current strategies...
  39. pmc Psychosocial determinants of recovery in depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 10:461-72. 2008
    ..As occurs in other medical disorders (such as diabetes and hypertension), the active role of the patient in achieving recovery (self-therapy homework) should be pursued...
  40. ncbi request reprint Well-being therapy of generalized anxiety disorder
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, IT 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:26-30. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to apply a novel psychotherapeutic approach for increasing the level of remission in GAD...
  41. doi request reprint The Illness Attitude Scales. A clinimetric index for assessing hypochondriacal fears and beliefs
    Laura Sirri
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 77:337-50. 2008
    ..The IAS have been extensively used in the past two decades, but there has been no comprehensive review of their properties and applications...
  42. doi request reprint Well-being therapy for generalized anxiety disorder
    Chiara Ruini
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychol 65:510-9. 2009
    ..We discuss and illustrate the use of WBT in generalized anxiety disorder. We present a case of a patient suffering from generalized anxiety disorder treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy followed by WBT...
  43. doi request reprint Clinical judgment in psychiatry. Requiem or reveille?
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:1-10. 2013
    ..Yet, in their everyday practice, psychiatrists use observation, description and classification, test explanatory hypotheses, and formulate clinical decisions...
  44. ncbi request reprint The mechanisms of tolerance in antidepressant action
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1593-602. 2011
    ..However, appraisal and testing of the oppositional model of tolerance may yield important insights as to long-term treatment and achievement of enduring effects...
  45. ncbi request reprint The clinical domains of psychosomatic medicine
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:849-58. 2005
    ..The psychosomatic evidence that has consolidated over the past decades provides the ideal background for dealing with the new needs that emerge in current medical practice...
  46. ncbi request reprint Assessing the community prevalence of bipolar spectrum symptoms by the mood disorder questionnaire
    Lara Mangelli
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:120-2. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the frequency and spectrum of symptoms related to bipolar disorders in a community sample by means of a self-rating questionnaire...
  47. ncbi request reprint A discussion on the role of clinimetrics and the misleading effects of psychometric theory
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:753-6. 2005
    ..Psychometric theory is the basis for the development of assessment instruments in psychiatric research...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of gradual discontinuation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:835-8. 2007
    ..Discontinuation syndromes appeared to be fairly common even when performed with slow tapering and during clinical remission. In some cases disturbances persisted for months after discontinuation...
  49. ncbi request reprint The missing link between clinical states and biomarkers in mental disorders
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 83:136-41. 2014
    ..Clinimetrics may provide the missing link between clinical states and biomarkers in psychiatry, building pathophysiological bridges from clinical manifestations to their neurobiological counterparts...
  50. doi request reprint Emerging clinical trends and perspectives on comorbid patterns of mental disorders in research
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 23:92-101. 2014
    ..This position paper makes recommendations of improved methodological standards and procedures and discusses a range of options that can provide incremental information that is likely to improve therapeutic outcomes...
  51. doi request reprint Staging of mental disorders: systematic review
    Fiammetta Cosci
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 82:20-34. 2013
    ..A stage 0 to denote an at-risk condition does not appear to be warranted at the current state of research...
  52. doi request reprint The unifying concept of illness behavior
    Laura Sirri
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 82:74-81. 2013
    ..Assessing illness behavior and devising appropriate responses by health care providers may contribute to the improvement of final outcomes...
  53. doi request reprint The Clinical Interview for Depression: a comprehensive review of studies and clinimetric properties
    Jenny Guidi
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 80:10-27. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review the clinimetric characteristics of Paykel's Clinical Interview for Depression (CID) and to examine the results of the studies in which the interview has been used...
  54. pmc Should the drug industry work with key opinion leaders? No
    Giovanni A Fava
    University of Bologna, Italy
    BMJ 336:1405. 2008
  55. doi request reprint Prodromal stage of major depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Early Interv Psychiatry 1:9-18. 2007
    ..The aim of this review was to survey the available literature on prodromal symptoms of unipolar major depression...
  56. ncbi request reprint Alternatives to debriefing and modifications to cognitive behavior therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Carlotta Belaise
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:212-7. 2005
    ..Systematic exposure alone and cognitive restructuring alone are each effective. Other approaches too may be useful...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychometric theory is an obstacle to the progress of clinical research
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 73:145-8. 2004
    ..Current diagnostic entities (DSM) are based on clinimetric principles, but their use is still influenced by psychometric models. Suggestions for switching gears in assessment research are offered...
  58. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent depression: a sequential psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological approach
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichate 5, 40130, Italy
    CNS Drugs 17:1109-17. 2003
    ..It is important to discuss with the patient the various therapeutic options and to adapt strategies to the specific needs of patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint How citation analysis can monitor the progress of research in clinical medicine
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychother Psychosom 73:331-3. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation in endocrine patients: a novel psychosomatic approach
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:319-24. 2007
    ..Due to its comprehensive psychosomatic characterization, this new approach would likely increase the chances of obtaining full recovery in a significant proportion of patients and has the potential of being cost-effective...
  61. ncbi request reprint Erratum to "CNS drugs in Cushing's disease: pathophysiological and therapeutic implications for mood disorders" [Prog. Neuro-Psycol. Biol. Psychiatry, 26, 763 (2002)]
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Via Ospedale 105, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1011-8. 2002
    ..The use of serotonergic drugs in Cushing's disease may yield important insights in the understanding of serotonergic regulation both in Cushing's disease and in the HPA axis in nonendocrine major depression...