Giovanni Abbate-Daga


Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy


  1. Abbate Daga G, Buzzichelli S, Marzola E, Amianto F, Fassino S. Effectiveness of cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) in anorexia nervosa: a case series. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2012;34:1009-15 pubmed publisher
    ..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. ..
  2. Amianto F, Ottone L, Abbate Daga G, Fassino S. Binge-eating disorder diagnosis and treatment: a recap in front of DSM-5. BMC Psychiatry. 2015;15:70 pubmed publisher
    ..Longer and more structured follow-up studies are required, in order to enlighten long term outcomes and to overcome the high dropout rates affecting current studies. ..
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    Abbate Daga G, Marzola E, Amianto F, Fassino S. A comprehensive review of psychodynamic treatments for eating disorders. Eat Weight Disord. 2016;21:553-580 pubmed
    ..However, both a defined approach (focus, themes, and techniques) and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are warranted to clarify the effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapies. ..
  4. Abbate Daga G, Gramaglia C, Amianto F, Marzola E, Fassino S. Attachment insecurity, personality, and body dissatisfaction in eating disorders. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2010;198:520-4 pubmed publisher
    ..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. ..
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    Abbate Daga G, Campisi S, Marzola E, Rocca G, Peris C, Campagnoli C, et al. Amenorrhea in eating disorders: poor stability of symptom after a one-year treatment. Eat Weight Disord. 2012;17:e78-85 pubmed
    ..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)...
  6. Abbate Daga G, Marzola E, Gramaglia C, Brustolin A, Campisi S, De Bacco C, et al. Emotions in eating disorders: changes of anger control after an emotion-focused day hospital treatment. Eur Eat Disord Rev. 2012;20:496-501 pubmed publisher
    ..The majority of individuals showing good outcome reported also a significant improvement in Axcon levels. This study provided preliminary data about the effectiveness - mainly in anger coping - of an emotion-focused DH. ..
  7. Abbate Daga G, Delsedime N, Nicotra B, Giovannone C, Marzola E, Amianto F, et al. Psychosomatic syndromes and anorexia nervosa. BMC Psychiatry. 2013;13:14 pubmed publisher
    ..Psychosomatic syndromes correlated differently with both severity of eating symptomatology and duration of illness: therefore, DCPR could be effective to achieve tailored treatments. ..
  8. Marzola E, Fassino S, Amianto F, Abbate Daga G. Affective temperaments in anorexia nervosa: The relevance of depressive and anxious traits. J Affect Disord. 2017;218:23-29 pubmed publisher
    ..Such an evaluation could have several research and clinical implications given the need of improving treatment individualization and early interventions for such a complex disorder. ..