P Monteleone

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Flattened cortisol awakening response in chronic patients with schizophrenia onset after cannabis exposure
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy Department of Mental Health and Physical Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:263-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Gastroenteric hormone responses to hedonic eating in healthy humans
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1435-41. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Dysfunctions of leptin, ghrelin, BDNF and endocannabinoids in eating disorders: beyond the homeostatic control of food intake
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Via S Allende, 84084 Baronissi Salerno, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:312-30. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The acute salivary ghrelin response to a psychosocial stress is enhanced in symptomatic patients with bulimia nervosa: a pilot study
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Chair of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 66:230-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Hedonic eating is associated with increased peripheral levels of ghrelin and the endocannabinoid 2-arachidonoyl-glycerol in healthy humans: a pilot study
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, Second University of Naples, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E917-24. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Neuroendocrine dysregulation of food intake in eating disorders
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Regul Pept 149:39-50. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The 196G/A (val66met) polymorphism of the BDNF gene is significantly associated with binge eating behavior in women with bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 406:133-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of CNR1 and FAAH endocannabinoid gene polymorphisms in bipolar disorder and major depression
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Pharmacol Res 61:400-4. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint No association of the Arg51Gln and Leu72Met polymorphisms of the ghrelin gene with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 398:325-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the serotonin transporter regulatory region polymorphism in bulimia nervosa: relationships to harm avoidance, nutritional parameters, and psychiatric comorbidity
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychosom Med 68:99-103. 2006

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Publications73

  1. doi request reprint Flattened cortisol awakening response in chronic patients with schizophrenia onset after cannabis exposure
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy Department of Mental Health and Physical Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:263-7. 2014
    ..Further studies need to clarify whether this HPA dysregulation is a part of the biological background underlying the increased risk to schizophrenia after exposure to cannabis...
  2. doi request reprint Gastroenteric hormone responses to hedonic eating in healthy humans
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1435-41. 2013
    ..This could be responsible for the persistence of peripheral cues allowing a continued eating as well as for the activation of endogenous reward mechanisms, which can drive food consumption in spite of no energy need, only for reward...
  3. doi request reprint Dysfunctions of leptin, ghrelin, BDNF and endocannabinoids in eating disorders: beyond the homeostatic control of food intake
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Via S Allende, 84084 Baronissi Salerno, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:312-30. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint The acute salivary ghrelin response to a psychosocial stress is enhanced in symptomatic patients with bulimia nervosa: a pilot study
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Chair of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 66:230-6. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that symptomatic patients with BN might disclose deranged responses of ghrelin and/or cortisol to stressors and that this could be related to their binge-eating behaviour...
  5. doi request reprint Hedonic eating is associated with increased peripheral levels of ghrelin and the endocannabinoid 2-arachidonoyl-glycerol in healthy humans: a pilot study
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, Second University of Naples, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E917-24. 2012
    ..The physiological mechanisms underlying this eating behavior are not deeply understood, but endogenous rewarding mediators like ghrelin and endocannabinoids are likely involved...
  6. doi request reprint Neuroendocrine dysregulation of food intake in eating disorders
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Regul Pept 149:39-50. 2008
    ..Future studies should clarify whether neuroendocrine alterations are part of the genetically transmitted biological vulnerability to eating disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint The 196G/A (val66met) polymorphism of the BDNF gene is significantly associated with binge eating behavior in women with bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 406:133-7. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the 196G/A SNP of the human BDNF gene does not contribute to the genetic susceptibility to BN and BED, but may predispose those patients to a more severe binge eating behavior...
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of CNR1 and FAAH endocannabinoid gene polymorphisms in bipolar disorder and major depression
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Pharmacol Res 61:400-4. 2010
    ..These findings, although preliminary, suggest that the CNR1 1359 G/A and the FAAH cDNA 385C to A gene variants may contribute to the susceptibility to mood disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint No association of the Arg51Gln and Leu72Met polymorphisms of the ghrelin gene with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 398:325-7. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the Arg51Gln and the Leu72Met polymorphisms of the human ghrelin gene do not contribute to the genetic susceptibility to AN and BN...
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the serotonin transporter regulatory region polymorphism in bulimia nervosa: relationships to harm avoidance, nutritional parameters, and psychiatric comorbidity
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychosom Med 68:99-103. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Association of a functional serotonin transporter gene polymorphism with binge eating disorder
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:7-9. 2006
    ..01, CI = 1.33-3.57). Although these data should be regarded as preliminary because of the small size of our sample, they suggest that the 5HTTPRL may contribute to the genetic susceptibility to BED...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impaired reduction of enhanced levels of dehydroepiandrosterone by oral dexamethasone in anorexia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:537-42. 2006
    ..These data support the view that in AN, the increased production of DHEA may be linked to mechanisms other than the enhanced CRF/ACTH drive...
  13. doi request reprint Endocannabinoid Pro129Thr FAAH functional polymorphism but not 1359G/A CNR1 polymorphism is associated with antipsychotic-induced weight gain
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:441-5. 2010
    ..Present findings, although obtained in a small population and in a naturalistic setting, suggest that the cDNA 385C/A SNP of the FAAH gene may predispose subjects to get a clinically meaningful weight gain after antipsychotic exposure...
  14. doi request reprint Investigation of factors associated to crossover from anorexia nervosa restricting type (ANR) and anorexia nervosa binge-purging type (ANBP) to bulimia nervosa and comparison of bulimia nervosa patients with or without previous ANR or ANBP
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 52:56-62. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Circulating brain-derived neurotrophic factor is decreased in women with anorexia and bulimia nervosa but not in women with binge-eating disorder: relationships to co-morbid depression, psychopathology and hormonal variables
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychol Med 35:897-905. 2005
    ..In the present study, we investigated serum levels of BDNF in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge-eating disorder (BED)...
  16. ncbi request reprint The Leu72Met polymorphism of the ghrelin gene is significantly associated with binge eating disorder
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychiatr Genet 17:13-6. 2007
    ..Genes involved in the ghrelin physiology may therefore contribute to the biological vulnerability to binge eating disorder...
  17. doi request reprint Management of schizophrenia with obesity, metabolic, and endocrinological disorders
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138, Napoli, Italy
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 32:775-94. 2009
    ..Psychiatrists should be aware of metabolic and endocrine side effects of antipsychotics and should make every effort to prevent or minimize them to improve the patients' compliance and quality of life...
  18. doi request reprint The circadian basis of mood disorders: recent developments and treatment implications
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Large Madonna delle Grazie, Naples, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:701-11. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Association between A218C polymorphism of the tryptophan-hydroxylase-1 gene, harm avoidance and binge eating behavior in bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 421:42-6. 2007
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  20. doi request reprint Decreased levels of serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor in both depressed and euthymic patients with unipolar depression and in euthymic patients with bipolar I and II disorders
    P Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 10:95-100. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to eating disorders: associated polymorphisms and pharmacogenetic suggestions
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Pharmacogenomics 9:1487-520. 2008
    ..Future studies should focus on more homogeneous subgroups, either relying on specific ED traits or identifying endophenotypes. This will be useful also for prevention and treatment of EDs...
  22. doi request reprint The cDNA 385C to A missense polymorphism of the endocannabinoid degrading enzyme fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) is associated with overweight/obesity but not with binge eating disorder in overweight/obese women
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:546-50. 2008
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  23. doi request reprint Investigation of 3111T/C polymorphism of the CLOCK gene in obese individuals with or without binge eating disorder: association with higher body mass index
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 435:30-3. 2008
    ..Present findings show for the first time that the 3111T/C SNP of the CLOCK gene is not associated to human obesity and/or BED, but it seems to predispose obese individuals to a higher BMI...
  24. doi request reprint Enhanced ghrelin secretion in the cephalic phase of food ingestion in women with bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:284-8. 2010
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  25. doi request reprint Deranged secretion of ghrelin and obestatin in the cephalic phase of vagal stimulation in women with anorexia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 64:1005-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, we investigated the responses of ghrelin and its recently discovered sibling peptide obestatin to modified sham feeding (MSF) in both AN and healthy women...
  26. doi request reprint Association of CNR1 and FAAH endocannabinoid gene polymorphisms with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: evidence for synergistic effects
    P Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Genes Brain Behav 8:728-32. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint Enhanced serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels in bulimia nervosa: relationships to psychiatric comorbidity, psychopathology and hormonal variables
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 134:267-73. 2005
    ..This alteration may be involved in the pathophysiology of certain psychopathological characteristics of BN and cannot be explained by the co-occurrence of other psychiatric disorders...
  28. ncbi request reprint Blood levels of the endocannabinoid anandamide are increased in anorexia nervosa and in binge-eating disorder, but not in bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1216-21. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Investigation of peptide YY and ghrelin responses to a test meal in bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 57:926-31. 2005
    ..Therefore, we aimed to assess plasma PYY and ghrelin responses to a test meal in symptomatic bulimics...
  30. ncbi request reprint Leptin secretion is related to chronicity and severity of the illness in bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychosom Med 64:874-9. 2002
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  31. doi request reprint Circadian rhythms and treatment implications in depression
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1569-74. 2011
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  32. ncbi request reprint Correlations between negative symptoms and peripheral G protein levels in mononuclear leukocytes of deficit and nondeficit schizophrenics. Preliminary results
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples S U N, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 252:214-8. 2002
    ..These results must be regarded as preliminary because of the possible interference of antipsychotic drugs on the explored parameters...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pronounced early increase in circulating leptin predicts a lower weight gain during clozapine treatment
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:424-6. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that early changes in leptin secretion may predict long-term weight gain in the course of clozapine administration...
  34. ncbi request reprint Opposite modifications in circulating leptin and soluble leptin receptor across the eating disorder spectrum
    P Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Mol Psychiatry 7:641-6. 2002
    ..The relevance of these findings to the pathophysiology and treatment of eating disorders remains to be elucidated...
  35. doi request reprint Plasma obestatin, ghrelin, and ghrelin/obestatin ratio are increased in underweight patients with anorexia nervosa but not in symptomatic patients with bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:4418-21. 2008
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  36. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of neuroactive steroids are increased in untreated women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa
    P Monteleone
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Italy
    Psychosom Med 63:62-8. 2001
    ..Therefore, we measured plasma levels of DHEA, DHEA-S, 3alpha,5alpha-THP and other hormones in patients with AN or BN and explored possible relationships between neuroactive steroids and psychopathology...
  37. ncbi request reprint Aggressive behavioral characteristics and endogenous hormones in women with Bulimia nervosa
    P Cotrufo
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 42:58-61. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that in BN, increased plasma levels of testosterone may play a role in the modulation of aggressiveness...
  38. ncbi request reprint Plamsa leptin response to acute fasting and refeeding in untreated women with bulimia nervosa
    P Monteleone
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:2499-503. 2000
    ..We conclude that in untreated women with BN, leptin, despite its very low plasma values, still holds its function as a sensor of body weight changes, but loses its role of signaling acute changes in energy balance...
  39. ncbi request reprint Altered immunoreactive levels of G proteins in peripheral mononuclear cells of patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa
    P Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples S U N, Naples, Italy
    Mol Psychiatry 8:680-4. 2003
    ..These findings, although obtained in peripheral blood cells, may suggest a derangement of G protein-mediated signal transduction in the pathophysiology of eating disorders...
  40. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of neuroactive steroids in patients with binge eating disorder: a comparison with nonobese healthy controls and non-binge eating obese subjects
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Int J Eat Disord 34:432-40. 2003
    ..To assess whether those changes are related to malnutrition, we investigated plasma levels of neuroactive steroids in women with binge eating disorder (BED) who compulsively binge as bulimic patients, but do not incur malnutrition...
  41. ncbi request reprint Opposite changes in circulating adiponectin in women with bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, 80138 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5387-91. 2003
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  42. ncbi request reprint Circulating ghrelin is decreased in non-obese and obese women with binge eating disorder as well as in obese non-binge eating women, but not in patients with bulimia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:243-50. 2005
    ..The reduction of plasma ghrelin in non-obese and obese binge eaters as well as in obese non-binge eaters may represent a secondary change aiming to counteract their positive energy imbalance...
  43. ncbi request reprint Opposite changes in the serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor in anorexia nervosa and obesity
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, Institution University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Psychosom Med 66:744-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, the possibility exists that alterations in BDNF production and/or activity are involved in the pathophysiology of anorexia nervosa (AN) and obesity...
  44. doi request reprint New frontiers in endocrinology of eating disorders
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 6:189-208. 2011
    ..Moreover, the potential therapeutics of new medications developed on the basis of neuroendocrine aberrations found in EDs is also presented...
  45. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment with clozapine does not affect morning circulating levels of allopregnanolone and THDOC in patients with schizophrenia: a preliminary study
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 24:437-40. 2004
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  46. ncbi request reprint Leptin functioning in eating disorders
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    CNS Spectr 9:523-9. 2004
    ..However, malnutrition-induced alterations in its physiology may contribute to the genesis and/or the maintenance of some clinical manifestations of AN and BN and may have an impact on the prognosis of AN...
  47. doi request reprint Asymmetry of salivary cortisol and α-amylase responses to psychosocial stress in anorexia nervosa but not in bulimia nervosa
    P Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Italy
    Psychol Med 41:1963-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, we assessed salivary cortisol and α-amylase responses to the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) in symptomatic patients with AN and BN compared to healthy controls...
  48. ncbi request reprint Intestinal permeability is decreased in anorexia nervosa
    P Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples S U N, Naples, Italy
    Mol Psychiatry 9:76-80. 2004
    ..Since IP reflects the anatomo-functional status of intestinal mucosa, the present findings support the idea that changes in the anatomo-physiology of intestinal mucosa occur in anorexia nervosa...
  49. doi request reprint Abnormal diurnal patterns of salivary α-amylase and cortisol secretion in acute patients with anorexia nervosa
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:455-61. 2011
    ..As secondary aim, we measured also salivary cortisol...
  50. ncbi request reprint Differential responses of circulating ghrelin to high-fat or high-carbohydrate meal in healthy women
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, 80138 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5510-4. 2003
    ..007). These findings show that circulating ghrelin is differently suppressed by diet manipulations. The mechanisms responsible for such a phenomenon and its possible implication in the physiology of human satiety remain to be elucidated...
  51. ncbi request reprint Circulating leptin in patients with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge-eating disorder: relationship to body weight, eating patterns, psychopathology and endocrine changes
    P Monteleone
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138, Naples, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 94:121-9. 2000
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  52. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin and leptin responses to food ingestion in bulimia nervosa: implications for binge-eating and compensatory behaviours
    P Monteleone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychol Med 33:1387-94. 2003
    ..In the present study, we investigated ghrelin and leptin responses to food ingestion in patients with bulimia nervosa...
  53. pmc Role and regulation of acylethanolamides in energy balance: focus on adipocytes and beta-cells
    I Matias
    Endocannabinoid Research Group, Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry National Research Council, Naples, Italy
    Br J Pharmacol 152:676-90. 2007
    ..In beta-cells and human blood, OEA and PEA are down- or up-regulated under conditions of transient or chronic hyperglycaemia, respectively...
  54. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine-induced weight gain in anorexia nervosa: involvement of leptin and ghrelin secretion?
    F Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:402-6. 2007
    ..Aim of this study was to determine whether in patients with Anorexia Nervosa (AN) OLA induces weight gain through the modulation of the hunger-satiety regulatory peptides leptin and ghrelin...
  55. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive functioning in subjects with eating disorders: the influence of neuroactive steroids
    Silvana Galderisi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 53:921-7. 2003
    ..Neuropsychological studies in subjects with eating disorders (EDs) have reported conflicting findings, which might be accounted for by several confounding variables, including neuroendocrine changes...
  56. ncbi request reprint The 3111T/C polymorphism of the CLOCK gene confers a predisposition to a lifetime lower body weight in patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: a preliminary study
    Alfonso Tortorella
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:992-5. 2007
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  57. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of amino acids in chronic schizophrenics treated with clozapine
    A Tortorella
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 44:167-71. 2001
    ..These data show changes in serum amino acids that may influence central serotonergic, dopaminergic and glutamatergic transmission in neuroleptic-resistant schizophrenics...
  58. doi request reprint Different temperament and character dimensions correlate with panic disorder comorbidity in bipolar disorder and unipolar depression
    Marco Mula
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1421-6. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate temperament and character correlates of panic disorder (PD) comorbidity in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder (BD) or unipolar depression (UD)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1beta and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in children with major depressive disorder or dysthymia
    F Brambilla
    Clinica Psichiatrica dell Università, SUN, Naples, Italy
    J Affect Disord 78:273-7. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to see whether or not cytokine secretion is impaired at a very young phase of development of depressive disorders, possibly being pathogenetically involved in their course...
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of endometrial screening by ultrasound in asymptomatic postmenopausal women
    M Gambacciani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Piero Fioretti, University Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa 56126, Italy
    Maturitas 48:421-4. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the clinical usefulness of routine use of endometrial ultrasound in asymptomatic, bleeding-free postmenopausal women...
  61. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and endometrial, ovarian and colorectal cancer
    M Gambacciani
    Department of Reproductive Medicine and Child Development, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Via Roma 35, Pisa, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 17:139-47. 2003
    ..The future of HRT in post-menopausal women lies in the individualization of the therapy based upon personal risk factors and characteristics...
  62. ncbi request reprint Persistent amenorrhoea in weight-recovered anorexics: psychological and biological aspects
    Francesca Brambilla
    Istituto di Clinica Psichiatrica, Universita, SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 118:249-57. 2003
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  63. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine therapy in anorexia nervosa: psychobiological effects
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department Mental Health, Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:197-204. 2007
    ..No correlations were observed between homovanilic acid concentrations and psychopathological parameters. The pharmacological treatment can significantly improve specific aspects of anorexia nervosa...
  64. doi request reprint Glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion in bulimia nervosa
    Francesca Brambilla
    Department of Mental Health, Naples University SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, Naples 80138, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 169:82-5. 2009
    ..GLP-1 levels correlated positively with bingeing-vomiting frequency, with B.I.T.E. scores and the "bulimia" subitem scores of the EDI-2 scale, and negatively with the "ascetism" subitem score of the same scale...
  65. ncbi request reprint Is the time course of clozapine response correlated to the time course of clozapine plasma levels? A one-year prospective study in drug-resistant patients with schizophrenia
    Michele Fabrazzo
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:1050-5. 2002
    ..The present findings show, for the first time, that the time course of the clinical response to clozapine may be linked to the time course of plasma levels of clozapine and its major metabolites...
  66. ncbi request reprint Melanocortin-4 receptor molecular scanning and pro-opiomelanocortin R236G variant screening in binge eating disorder
    Alfonso Tortorella
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychiatr Genet 15:161. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological activation of the GABAergic system does not affect GH and PRL release in acromegaly
    F Orio
    Department of Endocrinology, General Hospital of Eboli, Salerno, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 20:701-4. 1988
    ..These results suggest that the response of GH and PRL to SV in acromegaly is qualitatively different from normal controls...
  68. doi request reprint Neurocognitive functioning in bulimia nervosa: the role of neuroendocrine, personality and clinical aspects
    S Galderisi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychol Med 41:839-48. 2011
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  69. ncbi request reprint Self-injurious behavior and attempted suicide in purging bulimia nervosa: associations with psychiatric comorbidity
    Angela Favaro
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Affect Disord 105:285-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the axis I and II comorbidity in subjects with bulimia nervosa who report self-injurious behavior and/or suicide attempt...
  70. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin and antipsychotic-induced body weight gain
    Palmiero Monteleone
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1769; author reply 1770-1. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Regulation, function, and dysregulation of endocannabinoids in models of adipose and beta-pancreatic cells and in obesity and hyperglycemia
    Isabel Matias
    Endocannabinoid Research Group, Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry of the National Research Council, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3171-80. 2006
    ..Cannabinoid CB(1) receptor blockade decreases weight and hyperinsulinemia in obese animals and humans in a way greatly independent from food intake...
  72. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole in the treatment of schizophrenia: a consensus report produced by schizophrenia experts in Italy
    Giovan B Cassano
    Universita di Pisa, Casa di Cura S Rossore Viale delle Cascine, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Drug Investig 27:1-13. 2007
    ..Switching to aripiprazole from maintenance therapy with another antipsychotic also works well, provided the change is made gradually, involving tapering of the original medication...
  73. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in euthymic bipolar disorder patients: differences between bipolar I and II subtypes
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:207-12. 2007
    ..We included as comparison samples a group of subjects with recurrent major depression (RMD) and a group of non-psychiatrically ill individuals...