Barbara D'Avanzo

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Discharges of patients from public psychiatric hospitals in Italy between 1994 and 2000
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute, Milan, Italy
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:27-34. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality in long-stay patients from psychiatric hospitals in Italy--results from the Qualyop Project
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Unità di Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:385-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint [Residential facilities and day centres in mental health. Is there any difference?]
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Unità di Epidemiologia Psichiatria Sociale, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:57-64. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting discharge of patients from community residential facilities: a longitudinal study from Italy
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:619-28. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Update of suicide trends in Italy from 1986 to 1996
    Giuseppe Guaiana
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:267-70. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Do patients improve after short psychiatric admission?: a cohort study in Italy
    Angelo Barbato
    Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry Unit, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:251-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcome of community-based rehabilitation program for people with mental illness who are considered difficult to treat
    Angelo Barbato
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:775-83. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A study of long-stay patients resettled in the community after closure of a psychiatric hospital in Italy
    Angelo Barbato
    Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry Unit, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Psychiatr Serv 55:67-70. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [A tool for cross-cultural psychiatry research: a pilot study of adaptation of 12-item Chinese Health Questionnaire (CHQ-12) for Chinese population in Italy]
    Angelo Barbato
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano
    Riv Psichiatr 44:249-57. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing reliable and clinically significant change on Health of the Nation Outcome Scales: method for displaying longitudinal data
    Alberto Parabiaghi
    Unit of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:719-25. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Discharges of patients from public psychiatric hospitals in Italy between 1994 and 2000
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute, Milan, Italy
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:27-34. 2003
    ..Psychiatric hospitals in Italy had to be closed under a law dated 1994...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality in long-stay patients from psychiatric hospitals in Italy--results from the Qualyop Project
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Unità di Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:385-9. 2003
    ..The effect of the psychiatric hospital (PH) closure process on mortality has nonetheless seldom been investigated. We studied mortality in a cohort of PH patients, taking into account the closure process in Italy...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Residential facilities and day centres in mental health. Is there any difference?]
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Unità di Epidemiologia Psichiatria Sociale, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:57-64. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting discharge of patients from community residential facilities: a longitudinal study from Italy
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:619-28. 2004
    ..To investigate these issues, we conducted a longitudinal study in 2000-2001 on all the community residential facilities in Lombardy, a large region in North Italy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Update of suicide trends in Italy from 1986 to 1996
    Giuseppe Guaiana
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:267-70. 2002
    ..In some Western countries increasing suicide rates have been observed among males, especially young men, with a decline of female suicides. The present study analysed age-specific and age-standardised suicide rates in Italy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do patients improve after short psychiatric admission?: a cohort study in Italy
    Angelo Barbato
    Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry Unit, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:251-8. 2011
    ..Information on outcomes of acute inpatient care in routine psychiatric practice is scant. In particular, it is uncertain to what extent short hospitalization can produce clinically meaningful changes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcome of community-based rehabilitation program for people with mental illness who are considered difficult to treat
    Angelo Barbato
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:775-83. 2007
    ..Our findings warrant further research based on controlled studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint A study of long-stay patients resettled in the community after closure of a psychiatric hospital in Italy
    Angelo Barbato
    Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry Unit, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Psychiatr Serv 55:67-70. 2004
    ..This study examined the outcomes of all patients who were discharged from an Italian psychiatric hospital into community residences three to four years after discharge...
  9. ncbi request reprint [A tool for cross-cultural psychiatry research: a pilot study of adaptation of 12-item Chinese Health Questionnaire (CHQ-12) for Chinese population in Italy]
    Angelo Barbato
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano
    Riv Psichiatr 44:249-57. 2009
    ..The Chinese Health Questionnaire (CHQ-12) is a research instrument, modeled after the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12), aimed at assessing in a culturally appropriate way the psychological distress in Chinese-speaking populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing reliable and clinically significant change on Health of the Nation Outcome Scales: method for displaying longitudinal data
    Alberto Parabiaghi
    Unit of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:719-25. 2005
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Suicide in Italian children and adolescents
    Rita Campi
    Laboratory for Mother and Child Health, Department of Public Health, Mario Negri Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    J Affect Disord 113:291-5. 2009
    ..Data and statistics on suicide mortality in several countries have been published and discussed over the last few decades but gaps in knowledge are present in the epidemiology of suicide among Italian youths...
  12. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction in a sample of outpatients with severe mental disorders: a survey in northern Italy
    Angelo Barbato
    Department of Mental Health, Azienda Ospedaliera Salvini, Limbiate, Milan, Italy
    Qual Life Res 13:969-73. 2004
    ..However, lack of money and poor sexual life are common concerns of long-term mentally ill. How to address such problems is a major challenge for community psychiatric services...
  13. ncbi request reprint Involvement of users and relatives in mental health service evaluation
    Angelo Barbato
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, IRCCS Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy IRIS Postgraduate School of Psychotherapy, Milan, Italy Department of Mental Health of Pistoia, Pistoia, Italy and Department of Mental Health, Azienda Sanitaria Locale AT, Asti, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:479-86. 2014
    ..With stakeholder participation in service evaluation, the present medical framework will need reshaping. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment of mental health care by people with severe mental disorders: a participatory research project
    Angelo Barbato
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Community Ment Health J 50:402-8. 2014
    ..The application of the concept of responsiveness to quality improvement may help services to meet consumers' expectations. ..
  15. doi request reprint Efficacy of couple therapy as a treatment for depression: a meta-analysis
    Angelo Barbato
    Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry Unit, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via La Masa 19, Milan, Italy
    Psychiatr Q 79:121-32. 2008
    ..Evidence on efficacy of couple therapy as a treatment for depression is inconclusive. The evidence for improvement in couple relationships may favor the choice of couple therapy when relational distress is a major problem...