M Amore

Summary

Affiliation: University of Parma
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mirror neurons and the understanding of behavioural symptoms in psychiatric disorders
    Giovanni Buccino
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Physiology, University of Parma, Italy
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:281-5. 2008
  2. pmc Partial androgen deficiency, depression, and testosterone supplementation in aging men
    Mario Amore
    Department of Neurosciences, Institute of Psychiatry, University of Parma, Piazza Matteotti 9, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:280724. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Course and predictors of physical aggressive behaviour after discharge from a psychiatric inpatient unit: 1 year follow-up
    Mario Amore
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, Strada del Quartiere 2 A, 43100, Parma, Italy
    Community Ment Health J 49:451-6. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual and psychological symptoms in the climacteric years
    Mario Amore
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Parma, p le Matteotti 9, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Maturitas 56:303-11. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Partial androgen deficiency and neuropsychiatric symptoms in aging men
    M Amore
    Department of Neurosciences, Division of Psychiatry, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:49-54. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of violent behavior among acute psychiatric patients: clinical study
    Mario Amore
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:247-55. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Beyond nosography of depression in elderly
    M Amore
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Parma, Strada del Quartiere 2 A, I 43100 Parma, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:13-22. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of ADARB1 gene in patients with familial bipolar disorder
    Mario Amore
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Parma, p zza Matteotti, 9, 43100, Italy
    J Affect Disord 81:79-85. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of depression in dementia
    M Amore
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Parma, Strada del Quartiere 2 A, I 43100 Parma, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:23-33. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Partial androgen deficiency, depression and testosterone treatment in aging men
    Mario Amore
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:1-8. 2009

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Mirror neurons and the understanding of behavioural symptoms in psychiatric disorders
    Giovanni Buccino
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Physiology, University of Parma, Italy
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:281-5. 2008
    ..The present paper reviews experimental evidence that this mechanism may be broken in some psychiatric disorders...
  2. pmc Partial androgen deficiency, depression, and testosterone supplementation in aging men
    Mario Amore
    Department of Neurosciences, Institute of Psychiatry, University of Parma, Piazza Matteotti 9, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:280724. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, testosterone supplementation has proved to be effective on some domains significant for the quality of life of aged patients with PADAM (sexual function and cognitive functions, muscular strengths)...
  3. doi request reprint Course and predictors of physical aggressive behaviour after discharge from a psychiatric inpatient unit: 1 year follow-up
    Mario Amore
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, Strada del Quartiere 2 A, 43100, Parma, Italy
    Community Ment Health J 49:451-6. 2013
    ..Risk factors for physically violent behaviour differed in the short-term and long-term follow-ups; different causes of violent behaviour could be hypothesized. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual and psychological symptoms in the climacteric years
    Mario Amore
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Parma, p le Matteotti 9, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Maturitas 56:303-11. 2007
    ..To provide epidemiological data about psychological and sexual functioning during menopausal transition in a large Italian non-clinical sample, and to investigate their correlation with life events...
  5. ncbi request reprint Partial androgen deficiency and neuropsychiatric symptoms in aging men
    M Amore
    Department of Neurosciences, Division of Psychiatry, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:49-54. 2005
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  6. doi request reprint Predictors of violent behavior among acute psychiatric patients: clinical study
    Mario Amore
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:247-55. 2008
    ..Violence risk prediction is a priority issue for clinicians working with mentally disordered offenders. The aim of the present study was to determine violence risk factors in acute psychiatric inpatients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Beyond nosography of depression in elderly
    M Amore
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Parma, Strada del Quartiere 2 A, I 43100 Parma, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:13-22. 2007
    ..Taking into account clinical features, high comorbidity and the overlap with the physiological somatic changes due to aging, a dimensional approach seems to better account for depressive symptoms in the elderly...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of ADARB1 gene in patients with familial bipolar disorder
    Mario Amore
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Parma, p zza Matteotti, 9, 43100, Italy
    J Affect Disord 81:79-85. 2004
    ..Glutamate excitatory neurotransmission regulation is a possible mechanism of the initial effect of anticonvulsants in regulating mood...
  9. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of depression in dementia
    M Amore
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Parma, Strada del Quartiere 2 A, I 43100 Parma, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:23-33. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Partial androgen deficiency, depression and testosterone treatment in aging men
    Mario Amore
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:1-8. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology, personality, and marital relationship in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization procedures
    P Salvatore
    Instituto di Clinica Psichiatrica, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Fertil Steril 75:1119-25. 2001
    ..To determine the most effective supporting therapies for women undergoing fertilization procedures it could be useful to consider the psychological and relational differences between veterans and inductees...
  12. doi request reprint Depression and apathy in dementia: same syndrome or different constructs? A critical review
    P Tagariello
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Parma, Strada del Quartiere 2 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:246-9. 2009
    ..Both apathy and depression can have a negative impact on the progression of AD, therefore, an accurate differential diagnosis is fundamental to reach an appropriate family education and to obtain a possibly effective treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychological status at the menopausal transition: an Italian epidemiological study
    Mario Amore
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Parma, p le Matteotti 9, 43100, Italy
    Maturitas 48:115-24. 2004
    ..To provide epidemiological data about psychological symptoms derived from a large Italian non-clinical sample, and to investigate the correlation with psychosocial factors...
  14. pmc Antecedents of manic versus other first psychotic episodes in 263 bipolar I disorder patients
    P Salvatore
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA International Consortium for Psychotic and Bipolar Disorders Research, Mailman Research Center, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 129:275-85. 2014
    ..As initial episode type can predict later morbidity in bipolar disorder, we tested the hypothesis that clinical antecedents might predict initial episode types...
  15. ncbi request reprint Insomnia as a predictor of high-lethality suicide attempts
    M Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 67:1311-6. 2013
    ..Research has demonstrated that patients with insomnia are at an increased risk of experiencing suicidal ideation and/or making a suicide attempt...
  16. doi request reprint Olanzapine vs. risperidone in treating aggressive behaviours in adults with intellectual disability: a single blind study
    M Amore
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:210-8. 2011
    ..Antipsychotic medication of aggressivity in PWID has recently become one of the most debated issues in mental health and the need of further research is persistently stressed by most researchers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Obstetric complications and breast feeding in schizophrenia
    Mario Amore
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Parma, p le Matteotti 9, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:705-7. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Faster response on amisulpride 50 mg versus sertraline 50-100 mg in patients with dysthymia or double depression: a randomized, double-blind, parallel group study
    M Amore
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Parma, Ugolino Hospital, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:317-24. 2001
    ..Both drugs were equally effective at week 12. The tolerability of both drugs was satisfactory. Amisulpride is significantly more effective than sertraline during the first weeks of treatment in dysthymia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine in the treatment of panic disorder: an open-label trial
    M Sarchiapone
    Institute of Psychiatry, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:35-8. 2003
    ..3%), and all patients showed a significant symptomatic improvement. The improvement did not appear to be linked to the concurrent presence of a depressive illness...
  20. doi request reprint Periventricular white matter hyperintensities as predictors of suicide attempts in bipolar disorders and unipolar depression
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1501-7. 2008
    ..08). In conclusion, neuroimaging measures may be markers of risk for suicidal attempts in patients with major affective disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint HPLC analysis of the novel antidepressant duloxetine in human plasma after an original solid-phase extraction procedure
    Laura Mercolini
    Pharmaco Toxicological Analysis Laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, I 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 856:81-7. 2007
    ..Precision data and accuracy results were satisfactory and no interference from other drugs was found. Thus, the method seems to be suitable for the therapeutic drug monitoring of duloxetine in depressed patients' plasma...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical risk factors for neuroleptic malignant syndrome
    Domenico Berardi
    Institute of Psychiatry, Bologna University
    Hum Psychopharmacol 17:99-102. 2002
    ..We recommend a judicious use of neuroleptics not only in patients with acute catatonia, but also in patients with acute disorganization...
  23. ncbi request reprint Consensus on the use of substituted benzamides in psychiatric patients
    Giorgio Racagni
    Center of Neuropharmacology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 50:134-43. 2004
    ..Based on experimental data, amisulpride is a treatment of choice for dopaminergic transmission disorders, both in depression and in schizophrenia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Determination of selected phenothiazines in human plasma by solid-phase extraction and liquid chromatography with coulometric detection
    Maria Addolorata Saracino
    Laboratory of Pharmaco Toxicological Analysis, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, I 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Anal Chim Acta 624:308-16. 2008
    ..9%. Accuracy data were satisfactory as well. The method has been successfully applied to the analysis of drug plasma levels of psychiatric patients undergoing therapy with selected phenothiazines...
  25. ncbi request reprint Memory impairment in patients with late-onset major depression: the effect of antidepressant therapy
    Roberto Gallassi
    Centre for the Neurological Study of Cerebral Aging, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Affect Disord 91:243-50. 2006
    ..Cognitive deficits have been described in patients with major depression (MD), although many aspects remain unsettled...
  26. ncbi request reprint HPLC analysis of the antidepressant trazodone and its main metabolite m-CPP in human plasma
    Laura Mercolini
    Laboratory of Pharmaco Toxicological Analysis, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 47:882-7. 2008
    ..Thus, the method seems to be suitable for the therapeutic drug monitoring of trazodone and its main active metabolite in depressed patients' plasma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Subthreshold mania as predictor of depression during interferon treatment in HCV+ patients without current or lifetime psychiatric disorders
    Stefano Pini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 62:349-55. 2007
    ..We analyzed the impact of lifetime manic-hypomanic symptoms and anxiety on the development of depression in hepatitis-C-virus-infected subjects treated with two different types of IFN-alpha...
  28. ncbi request reprint Depression, hopelessness and suicide risk among patients suffering from epilepsy
    Maurizio Pompili
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Ospedale Sant Andrea, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 43:425-9. 2007
    ..Both clinical and psychometric data should be part of the evaluation of the epileptic patient for psychiatric and suicidality assessment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous high-performance liquid chromatographic determination of olanzapine and lamotrigine in plasma of bipolar patients
    Maria Addolorata Saracino
    Pharmaco Toxicological Analysis Laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ther Drug Monit 29:773-80. 2007
    ..Thus, the method appears suitable for the investigation of the chemical-clinical correlations in patients receiving therapy with olanzapine and lamotrigine...
  30. ncbi request reprint White matter hyperintensities and their associations with suicidality in patients with major affective disorders
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:494-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this cross-sectional study was to compare the prevalence of white matter hyperintensities (WMH) in patients with major affective disorders with and without histories of suicide attempts...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rapid HPLC analysis of the antiepileptic lamotrigine and its metabolites in human plasma
    Maria Addolorata Saracino
    Laboratory of Pharmaco Toxicological Analysis, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Sep Sci 30:2249-55. 2007
    ..These assays gave RSD% values for precision always lower than 4.3% and mean accuracy higher than 80%. The method seems to be suitable for the analysis of plasma samples from patients treated with Lamictal...