Giovanni Abbate-Daga

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Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Emotions in eating disorders: changes of anger control after an emotion-focused day hospital treatment
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Eating Disorders Center, Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Italy
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:496-501. 2012
  2. pmc Psychosomatic syndromes and anorexia nervosa
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Centre, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 13:14. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Effectiveness of cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) in anorexia nervosa: a case series
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Program, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:1009-15. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Amenorrhea in eating disorders: poor stability of symptom after a one-year treatment
    G Abbate Daga
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Centre, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 17:e78-85. 2012
  5. pmc Cognitive flexibility in verbal and nonverbal domains and decision making in anorexia nervosa patients: a pilot study
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Eating Disorders Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 11:162. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Attachment insecurity, personality, and body dissatisfaction in eating disorders
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Centre, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:520-4. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint An attempt to understand the paradox of anorexia nervosa without drive for thinness
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neurosciences, Section of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 149:215-21. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating problems and personality traits. An Italian pilot study among 992 high school students
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Psichiatria Universitaria CPR DCA, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, University of Turin, Italy
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 15:471-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Anger, depression and personality dimensions in patients with migraine without aura
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Psychiatry Section, Department of Neuroscience, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Psichiatria Universitaria CPR DCA, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:122-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Does anger mediate between personality and eating symptoms in bulimia nervosa?
    Federico Amianto
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 200:502-12. 2012

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Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Emotions in eating disorders: changes of anger control after an emotion-focused day hospital treatment
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Eating Disorders Center, Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Italy
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:496-501. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate anger features in ED patients before and after an intensive day hospital (DH) specifically focused on emotions...
  2. pmc Psychosomatic syndromes and anorexia nervosa
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Centre, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 13:14. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to use the Diagnostic Criteria for Psychosomatic Research (DCPR) to assess psychosomatic syndromes in AN and to evaluate if psychosomatic syndromes could identify subgroups of AN patients...
  3. doi request reprint Effectiveness of cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) in anorexia nervosa: a case series
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Program, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:1009-15. 2012
    ..CRT was also associated with improvement of reflexive skills and awareness. These preliminary findings are promising, but further work is necessary to find ways of enhancing the effects of this treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Amenorrhea in eating disorders: poor stability of symptom after a one-year treatment
    G Abbate Daga
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Centre, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 17:e78-85. 2012
    ..To examine whether patients with Eating Disorders (ED) who restore menses differ from those who remain amenorrheic after treatment and to provide longitudinal data about this debated criterion of Anorexia Nervosa (AN)...
  5. pmc Cognitive flexibility in verbal and nonverbal domains and decision making in anorexia nervosa patients: a pilot study
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Eating Disorders Center, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 11:162. 2011
    ..This paper aimed to investigate cognitive rigidity and decision making impairments in patients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa Restrictive type (AN-R), assessing also verbal components...
  6. doi request reprint Attachment insecurity, personality, and body dissatisfaction in eating disorders
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Centre, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:520-4. 2010
    ..This study supports the hypothesis that attachment insecurity is directly correlated with BD, core element in predicting and perpetuating EDs, independently of personality. Implications for treatment are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint An attempt to understand the paradox of anorexia nervosa without drive for thinness
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neurosciences, Section of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 149:215-21. 2007
    ..Implications for treatment are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating problems and personality traits. An Italian pilot study among 992 high school students
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Psichiatria Universitaria CPR DCA, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, University of Turin, Italy
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 15:471-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of eating problems and to investigate personality traits associated with disturbed eating behaviours among Italian high school students...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anger, depression and personality dimensions in patients with migraine without aura
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Psychiatry Section, Department of Neuroscience, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista, Psichiatria Universitaria CPR DCA, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:122-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to identify whether migraine patients and controls share distinctive personality traits...
  10. doi request reprint Does anger mediate between personality and eating symptoms in bulimia nervosa?
    Federico Amianto
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 200:502-12. 2012
    ..Relational skills may represent a relevant target for the treatment of BN...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical, psychopathological and personality correlates of interoceptive awareness in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and obesity
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Eating Disorders Center, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Psychopathology 37:168-74. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Personality profile of HIV outpatients: preliminary results and remarks on clinical management
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 73:361-5. 2004
    ..The present study assessed the personality traits of a heterogeneous group of seropositive subjects compared with healthy controls to determine specific temperament and character traits of this population...
  13. doi request reprint Personality development characteristics of women with anorexia nervosa, their healthy siblings and healthy controls: What prevents and what relates to psychopathology?
    Federico Amianto
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 187:401-8. 2011
    ..High need for approval was independently related to psychopathological traits in anorexic siblings. Implications for prevention and treatment are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Personality trait interactions in parents of patients with borderline personality disorder: a controlled study using the Temperament and Character Inventory
    Secondo Fassino
    Neurosciences Department, Psychiatry Section, University of Torino School of Medicine, Health Territorial District 3, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 165:128-36. 2009
    ..The relationship between personality traits of borderline offspring and those of their parents may be related to both genetic transmission and family dynamics. Ramifications for treatment are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint The dynamic relationship of parental personality traits with the personality and psychopathology traits of anorectic and bulimic daughters
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Turin University School of Medicine, Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 50:232-9. 2009
    ..This study explored the personality and psychopathology of women with EDs and correlated them with parental personality traits...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors related to severity of vomiting behaviors in bulimia nervosa
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatric Institute, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 134:75-84. 2005
    ..Patients with a high frequency of vomiting need specific therapeutic interventions to enhance the character dimension of Self-Directedness...
  17. pmc Factors associated with dropout from treatment for eating disorders: a comprehensive literature review
    Secondo Fassino
    Eating Disorders Centre, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 9:67. 2009
    ..Dropout (DO) is common in the treatment of eating disorders (EDs), but the reasons for this phenomenon remain unclear. This study is an extensive review of the literature regarding DO predictors in EDs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mood, eating attitudes, and anger in obese women with and without Binge Eating Disorder
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Psychiatry Institute, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 54:559-66. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the anger levels and their management in obese patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dropout from brief psychotherapy within a combination treatment in bulimia nervosa: role of personality and anger
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 72:203-10. 2003
    ..To explore the personality, psychopathology, and clinical features of bulimic patients who do not complete psychotherapy, within a combined treatment...
  20. pmc The temperament and character inventory in women with migraine
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:247-9. 2005
    ..Our results show that in migraine the higher HA score could be partly associated to comorbid depression while the high P dimension seems to be solely related to the presence of migraine...
  21. doi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in a woman with severe Anorexia Nervosa : psychotic symptoms in Anorexia Nervosa
    Nadia Delsedime
    Eating Disorders Program, Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 18:95-8. 2013
    ..Finally, the dynamically oriented therapeutic relationship helped the patient to gain weight and to achieve a full recovery from psychotic symptoms...
  22. ncbi request reprint Citalopram versus fluoxetine for the treatment of patients with bulimia nervosa: a single-blind randomized controlled trial
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Section of Psychiatry University of Turin, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Adv Ther 23:481-94. 2006
    ..Both treatments showed some effect on outcome measures, but efficacy profiles did not overlap. Citalopram may be useful in depressed patients with bulimia, whereas fluoxetine is more specific for those with introjected anger and bulimia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Do anorectic men share personality traits with opiate dependent men? A case-control study
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Neurosciences Department, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 11, 10127 Torino, Italy
    Addict Behav 32:170-4. 2007
    ..The co-diagnosis of a substance use disorder in male ED patients is frequent. Nevertheless, knowledge about the mutual predisposing factors or personality analogies is currently scarce and hypotheses are controversial...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychological predictors of outcome in vertical banded gastroplasty: a 6 months prospective pilot study
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Centre for Eating Disorders, University of Turin, Italy
    Obes Surg 17:941-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether psychological presurgical variables can predict outcome of vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) in the short term...
  25. pmc Supervised team management, with or without structured psychotherapy, in heavy users of a mental health service with borderline personality disorder: a two-year follow-up preliminary randomized study
    Federico Amianto
    Neurosciences Department, Psychiatry Section, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 11:181. 2011
    ..Effectiveness was evaluated 6 times along a two-year follow-up...
  26. pmc Resistance to treatment in eating disorders: a critical challenge
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 13:294. 2013
    ..A literature search was conducted on PubMed and PsychINFO; English-language articles published between 1990 and 2013 investigating the phenomenon of resistance to treatment in AN have been considered...
  27. ncbi request reprint Anorectic family dynamics: temperament and character data
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Torino University School of Medicine, Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 43:114-20. 2002
    ..The TCI was useful in discriminating between normal controls and anorectic subjects, their parents, and the whole anorectic family...
  28. ncbi request reprint A 12 to 24 weeks pilot study of sertraline treatment in obese women binge eaters
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Turin University, and Centre for Eating Disorders, Az Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista di Torino, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:181-8. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm the usefulness of sertraline in the treatment of patients with BED and also in binge eaters with a less severe eating psychopathology...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Eating psychopathology and personality in eating disorders]
    Secondo Fassino
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione Psichiatria, Servizio per i Disturbi del Comportamento Alimentare, Universita di Torino, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Torino
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 12:293-300. 2003
    ..The combination of psychopathology and personality research may shed a light upon the determinants of eating pathology...
  30. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character profile of eating disorders: a controlled study with the Temperament and Character Inventory
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Int J Eat Disord 32:412-25. 2002
    ..A way to face this problem is to examine the personality traits underlying these disorders...
  31. doi request reprint Novelty-seeking in Parkinson's disease after deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus: a case-control study
    Secondo Fassino
    Dept of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Institute, University of Turin, Via Cherasco Number 11, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Psychosomatics 51:62-7. 2010
    ..The prevalence of psychiatric comorbidity in Parkinson's disease (PD) is about 50%...
  32. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character in couples with fertility disorders: a double-blind, controlled study
    Secondo Fassino
    Outpatient Service for Fertility Disorders, St Anna Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Fertil Steril 77:1233-40. 2002
    ..To evaluate the personality features of infertile patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Baseline personality functioning correlates with 6 month outcome in schizophrenia
    Secondo Fassino
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, V Cherasco 11, CAP 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur Psychiatry 18:93-100. 2003
    ..The aim was to evaluate the outcome and related psychostructural and clinical factors in schizophrenic patients after they underwent 6 months of residential multimodal treatment...
  34. doi request reprint Resistance to treatment in eating disorders: a critical challenge
    Secondo Fassino
    Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 15, Turin 10126, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 13:282. 2013
    ..The main topic is addressed from multiple perspectives ranging from pathogenesis (including developmental and maintaining factors) to treatment. An explicative model of resistance in EDs is also proposed. ..
  35. doi request reprint Brain volumetric abnormalities in patients with anorexia and bulimia nervosa: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Federico Amianto
    Psychiatry Section, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 213:210-6. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine effects of citalopram infusion in anorexia nervosa
    Valeria Mondelli
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:1139-48. 2006
    ....