Federico Amianto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Does it exist a personality core of mental illness? A systematic review on core psychobiological personality traits in mental disorders
    S Fassino
    Psychiatry Section, Department of Neurosciences, Eating Disorders Program, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 55:397-413. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Exploring personality clusters among parents of ED subjects. Relationship with parents' psychopathology, attachment, and family dynamics
    Federico Amianto
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Regional Pilot Centre for Eating Disorders, University of Turin Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:797-811. 2013
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Hypomania across the binge eating spectrum. A study on hypomanic symptoms in full criteria and sub-threshold binge eating subjects
    Federico Amianto
    Center for Eating Disorders, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 133:580-3. 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. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character in obese women with and without binge eating disorder
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 43:431-7. 2002

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does it exist a personality core of mental illness? A systematic review on core psychobiological personality traits in mental disorders
    S Fassino
    Psychiatry Section, Department of Neurosciences, Eating Disorders Program, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Panminerva Med 55:397-413. 2013
    ..This review aims to explore which temperament and character traits are recurrent in mental disorders and to highlight what traits may be shared determinants or consequences of the expression of a mental disorder...
  3. ncbi request reprint Exploring personality clusters among parents of ED subjects. Relationship with parents' psychopathology, attachment, and family dynamics
    Federico Amianto
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Regional Pilot Centre for Eating Disorders, University of Turin Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:797-811. 2013
    ..Family interacts with genetic dispositions and other pathogenic factors, and may influence the outburst, development and outcome of EDs. The present study explores with a cluster analysis the personality traits of parents of ED subjects...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Hypomania across the binge eating spectrum. A study on hypomanic symptoms in full criteria and sub-threshold binge eating subjects
    Federico Amianto
    Center for Eating Disorders, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 133:580-3. 2011
    ..The present paper aims to investigate whether subjects with BED full criteria show more hypomanic symptoms than those with s-BED, after controlling for personality variables as potential confounders...
  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. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character in obese women with and without binge eating disorder
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 43:431-7. 2002
    ..Moreover, as regards personality, a lower SD and a higher risk of Personality Disorders were found in obese BED patients. Different severities of overweight do not seem to relate to a specific personality susceptibility...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Anger and functioning amongst inpatients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder living in a therapeutic community
    Secondo Fassino
    Neurosciences Department, Psychiatry Section, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:186-94. 2009
    ..This study explored the functional correlates of anger amongst therapeutic community inpatients...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health-related Quality of Life in Adult Inpatients Affected by Anorexia Nervosa
    Giovanni Abbate-Daga
    Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 22:285-91. 2014
    ..We aimed at evaluating severe AN patients' HRQoL at discharge using different instruments and correlating this measure with clinical variables...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Parental bonding and eating psychopathology in bulimia nervosa: personality traits as possible mediators
    Secondo Fassino
    Regional Pilot Centre for Eating Disorder of Neuroscience Department, Psychiatry Section, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 19:214-22. 2010
    ..This study tested the mediating role of temperament and character between parental bonding and psychopathology in bulimic women...
  24. 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
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  25. 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...
  26. pmc Resistance to treatment and change in anorexia nervosa [corrected]: a clinical overview
    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...