G Perna

Summary

Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Language of dyspnea in panic disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Vita Salute University, Istituto Scientifico H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 20:32-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 35% carbon dioxide reactivity between panic disorder and eating disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Istituto Scientifico H San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, 20 via Stamira d Ancona, 20127 Milan, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 125:277-83. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Lack of relationship between CO2 reactivity and serotonin transporter gene regulatory region polymorphism in panic disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Istituto Scientifico H San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 129:41-3. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity and 35% CO2 reactivity in patients with panic disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, 29 via Prinetti, 20127 Milan, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 54:573-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic modulation of the balance system in panic disorder: an open study
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Vita Salute University, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 17:101-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Antipanic drug modulation of 35% CO2 hyperreactivity and short-term treatment outcome
    Giampaolo Perna
    The Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, University of Milan, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:300-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Antipanic efficacy of paroxetine and polymorphism within the promoter of the serotonin transporter gene
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Istituto Scientifico H S Raffaele, Vita Salute University, 20 via Stamira d Ancona, 20127 Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:2230-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Panic disorder: the role of the balance system
    G Perna
    Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Vita Salute University, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 35:279-86. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of citalopram and paroxetine in the treatment of panic disorder: a randomized, single-blind study
    G Perna
    Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, University Vita e Salute, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 34:85-90. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The 35% CO2 hyperreactivity and clinical symptomatology in patients with panic disorder after 1 week of treatment with citalopram: an open study
    A Bertani
    Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, University of Milan, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 21:262-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Language of dyspnea in panic disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Vita Salute University, Istituto Scientifico H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 20:32-8. 2004
    ..The sense of suffocation factor was found to be linked to chemosensitivity. Although involved in CO2 reactivity, it may not be a central factor in unexpected panic attacks...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 35% carbon dioxide reactivity between panic disorder and eating disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Istituto Scientifico H San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, 20 via Stamira d Ancona, 20127 Milan, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 125:277-83. 2004
    ..Only patients with PD showed a strong reaction to 35% CO(2), while patients with ED and HC did not react significantly. The results support the specificity of CO(2) hyperreactivity to PD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lack of relationship between CO2 reactivity and serotonin transporter gene regulatory region polymorphism in panic disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Istituto Scientifico H San Raffaele, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 129:41-3. 2004
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  4. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity and 35% CO2 reactivity in patients with panic disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, 29 via Prinetti, 20127 Milan, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 54:573-7. 2003
    ..The present study examines the possible relationships between anxiety sensitivity (AS) and reactivity to the 35% carbon dioxide (CO(2)) challenge in panic disorder (PD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic modulation of the balance system in panic disorder: an open study
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Vita Salute University, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 17:101-6. 2003
    ..In addition, our findings confirm the observation that many patients with panic disorder have abnormalities in their balance system function, supporting the idea that these abnormalities are mainly related to agoraphobic avoidance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Antipanic drug modulation of 35% CO2 hyperreactivity and short-term treatment outcome
    Giampaolo Perna
    The Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, University of Milan, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:300-8. 2002
    ..They also suggest that precocious modulation of CO2 reactivity might fairly reliably predict short-term clinical outcome in patients with "respiratory" PD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antipanic efficacy of paroxetine and polymorphism within the promoter of the serotonin transporter gene
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Istituto Scientifico H S Raffaele, Vita Salute University, 20 via Stamira d Ancona, 20127 Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:2230-5. 2005
    ..Understanding the interaction between gender and genes coding for structures target of psychotropic drugs could help to individualize the pharmacological treatment of PD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Panic disorder: the role of the balance system
    G Perna
    Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Vita Salute University, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 35:279-86. 2001
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  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of citalopram and paroxetine in the treatment of panic disorder: a randomized, single-blind study
    G Perna
    Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, University Vita e Salute, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 34:85-90. 2001
    ..In this class of drugs, citalopram is the most selective for serotonin. We compared these two drugs and their effectiveness and tolerability in a sample of patients with PD in a two-month treatment course...
  10. ncbi request reprint The 35% CO2 hyperreactivity and clinical symptomatology in patients with panic disorder after 1 week of treatment with citalopram: an open study
    A Bertani
    Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, University of Milan, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 21:262-7. 2001
    ..These results confirm that the serotonergic system plays an important role in the modulation of CO2 hyperreactivity and suggest an early anxiolytic effect of citalopram in patients who have panic disorder and are hyperreactive to CO2...
  11. doi request reprint Dizziness, migrainous vertigo and psychiatric disorders
    R Teggi
    Department of ENT, San Raffaele Hospital, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    J Laryngol Otol 124:285-90. 2010
    ..This study sought to establish the prevalence of vestibular disorders, migraine and definite migrainous vertigo in patients with psychiatric disorders who were referred for treatment of dizziness, without a lifetime history of vertigo...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the treatment with paroxetine and reboxetine in panic disorder: a randomized, single-blind study
    A Bertani
    Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Vita Salute University, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 37:206-10. 2004
    ..However preliminary studies suggested that reboxetine might be effective in the treatment of PD. We compared the effectiveness and tolerability of reboxetine and paroxetine in the treatment of PD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Smoking and respiratory irregularity in panic disorder
    Daniela Caldirola
    Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, S Raffaele Turro, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 56:393-8. 2004
    ..The biological mechanisms underlying the link between smoking and panic attacks are unknown. Smoking might increase the risk of panic by impairing respiratory system function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Modulation of hyperreactivity to 35% CO2 after one week of treatment with paroxetine and reboxetine: a double-blind, randomized study
    Giampaolo Perna
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Vita Salute University, Istituto Scientifico HS Raffaele, San Raffaele Hospital, 20 via Stamira d Ancona, 20127 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 24:277-82. 2004
    ..5%) than in the one treated with reboxetine (3/14, 21.5%). These results indicate that the modulation of the serotonergic system is more relevant for CO2 hyperreactivity than the modulation of the noradrenergic one...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity and modulation of the serotonergic system in patients with PD
    Pietra Romano
    Anxiety Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Istituto Scientifico H S Raffaele, 29 via Prinetti 20127, Milan, Italy
    J Anxiety Disord 18:423-31. 2004
    ..These results suggest that antipanic drug treatment decreases anxiety sensitivity...
  16. pmc Vestibular testing in patients with panic disorder and chronic dizziness
    R Teggi
    ENT Department, IRRCS San Raffaele Hospital, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:243-7. 2007
    ..Possible mechanisms underlying this finding are discussed. In patients with panic disorder and chronic dizziness between panic attacks, a careful neurotologic examination is warranted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Approximate entropy of respiratory patterns in panic disorder
    Daniela Caldirola
    Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Vita Salute University, Scientific Institute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 161:79-87. 2004
    ..The authors investigated the breath-by-breath complexity of respiration dynamics in panic disorder...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neurosteroid secretion in panic disorder
    Francesca Brambilla
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neuropsichiche, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale S Raffaele, Universita Vita e Salute, Milan, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 118:107-16. 2003
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Acoustic startle response in panic disorder
    Elisa Favaron
    Anxiety Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Vita Salute S Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 176:254-6. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of one-week treatment with venlafaxine on 35% CO2 hyperreactivity in patients with panic disorder: an open study
    Angelo Bertani
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 23:106-8. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors beyond psychiatry: are they useful in the treatment of severe, chronic, obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Giampaolo Perna
    Depress Anxiety 20:203-4. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Respiration in children at risk for panic disorder
    Giampaolo Perna
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:185-6. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability to 35% CO2 of panic disorder patients with a history of respiratory disorders
    Nicole van Beek
    Maastricht University, Departmant of Psychiatry, PO Box 616, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 120:125-30. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that having a PD is an important factor in CO2 vulnerability independent of a history of respiratory disorders...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and respiratory nocturnal panic attacks
    Antonio E Nardi
    Can J Psychiatry 48:573-4. 2003