G Martinotti

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment-resistant insomnia treated with pregabalin
    G Di Iorio
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, University, G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:1552-4. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Temperament and character inventory dimensions and anhedonia in detoxified substance-dependent subjects
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Drug Addiction Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:177-83. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Alcohol protracted withdrawal syndrome: the role of anhedonia
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry Addictive Behaviours, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Subst Use Misuse 43:271-84. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Quetiapine decreases alcohol consumption, craving, and psychiatric symptoms in dually diagnosed alcoholics
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry Addictive Behaviours Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 23:417-24. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Aripiprazole in the treatment of patients with alcohol dependence: a double-blind, comparison trial vs. naltrexone
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J Psychopharmacol 23:123-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of pregabalin in alcohol dependence
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Adv Ther 25:608-18. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Pregabalin, tiapride and lorazepam in alcohol withdrawal syndrome: a multi-centre, randomized, single-blind comparison trial
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Clinica Villa Maria Pia, Via del Forte Trionfale 36, Rome 00135 Italy
    Addiction 105:288-99. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Empathy ability is impaired in alcohol-dependent patients
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Am J Addict 18:157-61. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Mono- and polysubstance dependent subjects differ on social factors, childhood trauma, personality, suicidal behaviour, and comorbid Axis I diagnoses
    G Martinotti
    Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Addict Behav 34:790-3. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Pregabalin versus naltrexone in alcohol dependence: a randomised, double-blind, comparison trial
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1367-74. 2010

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment-resistant insomnia treated with pregabalin
    G Di Iorio
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, University, G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:1552-4. 2013
    ..Our hypothesis is that the therapy with pregabalin may be indicated for resistant insomnia associated with subsyndromal RLS, even when the latter does not satisfy fully all the criteria for diagnosis...
  2. doi request reprint Temperament and character inventory dimensions and anhedonia in detoxified substance-dependent subjects
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Drug Addiction Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:177-83. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Alcohol protracted withdrawal syndrome: the role of anhedonia
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry Addictive Behaviours, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Subst Use Misuse 43:271-84. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study is to characterize the relevance of withdrawal symptoms during the first 12 months of abstinence and their relation to anhedonia and craving...
  4. doi request reprint Quetiapine decreases alcohol consumption, craving, and psychiatric symptoms in dually diagnosed alcoholics
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry Addictive Behaviours Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 23:417-24. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the safety and efficacy of quetiapine in the treatment of alcohol dependence comorbid with disorders characterized by high levels of mood and behavioral instability...
  5. doi request reprint Aripiprazole in the treatment of patients with alcohol dependence: a double-blind, comparison trial vs. naltrexone
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J Psychopharmacol 23:123-9. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of pregabalin in alcohol dependence
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Adv Ther 25:608-18. 2008
    ..Reduction of cravings, psychiatric symptom improvements, and the evaluation of safety parameters were the secondary endpoints...
  7. doi request reprint Pregabalin, tiapride and lorazepam in alcohol withdrawal syndrome: a multi-centre, randomized, single-blind comparison trial
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Clinica Villa Maria Pia, Via del Forte Trionfale 36, Rome 00135 Italy
    Addiction 105:288-99. 2010
    ..These drugs were chosen for their inhibitorial effects on the hypersecretion of neurotransmitters usually observed in AWS. Craving reduction and improvement of psychiatric symptoms were the secondary end-points...
  8. doi request reprint Empathy ability is impaired in alcohol-dependent patients
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Am J Addict 18:157-61. 2009
    ..Further, the lack of empathy could lead latent abusers to find in the alcohol misuse something enabling them to compensate for their intrinsic weakness...
  9. doi request reprint Mono- and polysubstance dependent subjects differ on social factors, childhood trauma, personality, suicidal behaviour, and comorbid Axis I diagnoses
    G Martinotti
    Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Addict Behav 34:790-3. 2009
    ..The study aimed to examine the clinical correlates of polysubstance dependence...
  10. doi request reprint Pregabalin versus naltrexone in alcohol dependence: a randomised, double-blind, comparison trial
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1367-74. 2010
    ..The mechanism involved in the efficacy of PRE in relapse prevention could be less related to alcohol craving and more associated with the treatment of the comorbid psychiatric symptomatology...
  11. doi request reprint Acetyl-L-carnitine for alcohol craving and relapse prevention in anhedonic alcoholics: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Clinica Villa Maria Pia, Rome, Italy
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:449-55. 2010
    ..The study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of acetyl-l-carnitine (ALC), at different doses, in relapse prevention and craving in anhedonic detoxified alcohol-dependent subjects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of aripiprazole in alcohol dependence
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:393-401. 2007
    ..05) and VAS (p < .05), and a decrease of the SCL-90 General Severity Index (GSI) (p < .05). The data of this pilot clinical study, suggest a possible role for this drug in the treatment of individuals with alcohol problems...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence and intensity of basic symptoms among cannabis users: an observational study
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:111-6. 2011
    ..It is difficult to establish whether people who are prone to psychosis are drawn to cannabis use or whether cannabis use truly increases the incidence of psychotic experiences...
  14. ncbi request reprint The dimensional assessment of personality in pathologic and social gamblers: the role of novelty seeking and self-transcendence
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, 00167 Rome, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 47:350-6. 2006
    ..A few personality traits are characteristic of pathologic gamblers (PGs), but it is not clear if and how their personality profile differs from that of non-pathologic gamblers (non-PGs)...
  15. ncbi request reprint High and low dosage oxcarbazepine versus naltrexone for the prevention of relapse in alcohol-dependent patients
    G Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:149-56. 2007
    ..Craving and psychiatric symptoms improvements were the secondary endpoints...
  16. doi request reprint Acetyl-l-Carnitine in the treatment of anhedonia, melancholic and negative symptoms in alcohol dependent subjects
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:953-8. 2011
    ..Secondary endpoints were the effect of ALC on melancholic and negative symptoms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anhedonia and substance-related symptoms in detoxified substance-dependent subjects: a correlation study
    L Janiri
    Institute of Psychiatry and Psychology, Treatment Unit for Alcoholism and Multiple Drug Abuse, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 52:37-44. 2005
    ..In conclusion, we found interrelations between hedonic capability, craving and protracted withdrawal, particularly in opiate-dependent subjects. The strongest association occurred between hedonic capability and craving...
  18. doi request reprint Pregabalin in outpatient detoxification of subjects with mild-to-moderate alcohol withdrawal syndrome
    M Di Nicola
    Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:268-75. 2010
    ..Craving reduction, improvement of psychiatric symptoms and quality of life were the secondary endpoints...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Gamblers' Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) personality profile
    L Janiri
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Subst Use Misuse 42:975-84. 2007
    ..001) CO values. Specific temperamental (NS) and character (SD; CO) dimensions differentiated PPGs from both non-PGs and controls; assessment of personality profile with the TCI may identify at-risk social gamblers...
  20. doi request reprint Cocaine use disorders and serum magnesium profile
    F Tonioni
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 59:159-64. 2009
    ..We also attempted to clarify the relationship between the pathophysiology of cocaine abuse and magnesium levels by investigating their association with various clinical dimensions...
  21. doi request reprint Clinical features, response to treatment and functional outcome of bipolar disorder patients with and without co-occurring substance use disorder: 1-year follow-up
    Marianna Mazza
    Department of Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorders Unit, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 115:27-35. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine clinical and psychopathological features of BP with and without comorbid SUD in a real-world setting...
  22. doi request reprint Behavioural addictions in bipolar disorder patients: role of impulsivity and personality dimensions
    Marco Di Nicola
    Institute of Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 125:82-8. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in eating disorders: a review
    E Cinosi
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Chair of Psychiatry, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Clin Ter 162:e195-202. 2011
    ..In conclusion, possible future investigations are proposed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nerve growth factor and brain-derived neurotrophic factor concentrations in schizophrenia: a review
    G Martinotti
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, University of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 26:347-56. 2012
    ..Antipsychotic treatment can elevate NGF values, specifically atypical. Growth factors might be good candidates as prognostically and diagnostically useful markers in schizophrenia...
  25. doi request reprint The assessment of post-detoxification anhedonia: influence of clinical and psychosocial variables
    Gino Pozzi
    Day Hospital of Clinical Psychiatry and Substance Dependence, Institute of Psychiatry and Psychology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Subst Use Misuse 43:722-32. 2008
    ..Even if the study's limitations are noted, anhedonia appears as a psychopathological entity independent from other clinical and psychosocial features of treated addicts...
  26. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder, anhedonia and agomelatine: an open-label study
    M Di Giannantonio
    Neuroscience and Imaging Department, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 25:109-14. 2011
    ..Moreover, this is the first study where agomelatine was effective in the treatment of anhedonia. Additional trials are needed to delineate the place of agomelatine in the contemporary pharmacotherapy for depressive disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychometric characteristic of the Italian version of the Temperament and Character Inventory--revised, personality, psychopathology, and attachment styles
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 49:514-22. 2008
    ..Personality features are also confirmed as risk factors for specific psychopathologic domains, impulsivity, anger, and hostility. Furthermore, we found attachment styles of nonclinical subjects correlated with personality features...
  28. doi request reprint Acetyl-L-carnitine in the management of pain during methadone withdrawal syndrome
    Luigi Janiri
    Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:35-40. 2009
    ..The study consists of 2 branches: a clinical study and a preclinical one, both with a randomized placebo-controlled design...
  29. ncbi request reprint Oxcarbazepine in bipolar disorder: a critical review of the literature
    Marianna Mazza
    Institute of Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorders Unit, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:649-56. 2007
    ..OXC can be particularly useful as an add-on treatment in bipolar disorder patients for whom previous treatments have failed, or in patients who have difficulty tolerating adequate dosages of standard approved treatments...
  30. ncbi request reprint Harm avoidance moderates the influence of serotonin transporter gene variants on treatment outcome in bipolar patients
    Laura Mandelli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Affect Disord 119:205-9. 2009
    ..Given that many factors may influence response to pharmacological treatments, studies that consider personality and other individual characteristics are warranted also in pharmacogenetic investigations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reduced fronto-temporal connectivity is associated with frontal gray matter density reduction and neuropsychological deficit in schizophrenia
    Ilaria Spoletini
    IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
    Schizophr Res 108:57-68. 2009
    ..The second objective was to identify the neuropsychological correlates of white matter abnormalities in the schizophrenic group, using a comprehensive neuropsychological battery...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal-thalamic-cerebellar gray matter networks and executive functioning in schizophrenia
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
    Schizophr Res 93:79-89. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Oxcarbazepine improves mood in patients with epilepsy
    Marianna Mazza
    Institute of Psychiatry and Psychology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Via Ugo De Carolis 48, 00136 Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 10:397-401. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Oxcarbazepine at high dosages for the treatment of alcohol dependence
    Giovanni Martinotti
    Am J Addict 16:247-8. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole for relapse prevention and craving in alcohol-dependent subjects: results from a pilot study
    Luigi Janiri
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:519-20. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint New trends in the cyber and street market of recreational drugs? The case of 2C-T-7 ('Blue Mystic')
    Fabrizio Schifano
    Division of Mental Health Addictive Behaviour, St George s Hospital Medical School, University of London, London, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 19:675-9. 2005
    ..Projects aimed at designing more 'attractive' prevention websites should be planned and future studies should better assess the characteristics of those consumers who take advantage of the online information of hallucinogenic compounds...
  37. ncbi request reprint Importance of cyberspace for the assessment of the drug abuse market: preliminary results from the Psychonaut 2002 project
    Fabrizio Schifano
    Addictive Behaviour Section, Department of Mental Health, St George s Hospital Medical School, University of London, London, UK
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:405-10. 2003
    ..Preliminary results of a search on MDMA and MDMA-like substances confirm that it is possible both to identify emerging trends and to provide information for prevention and appropriate intervention...