G B Cassano

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of amisulpride 50 mg versus paroxetine 20 mg in major depression: a randomized, double-blind, parallel group study
    G B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 17:27-32. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine and fluoxetine effects on mood and cognitive functions in depressed nondemented elderly patients
    Giovanni Battista Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, S Chiara Hospital, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:396-402. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of ECT in depression: a meta-analytic review
    Daniel Pagnin
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology University of Pisa, Italy
    J ECT 20:13-20. 2004
  4. pmc The factor structure of lifetime depressive spectrum in patients with unipolar depression
    G B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 115:87-99. 2009
  5. pmc The structure of lifetime manic-hypomanic spectrum
    G B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 112:59-70. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole in the treatment of schizophrenia: a consensus report produced by schizophrenia experts in Italy
    Giovan B Cassano
    Universita di Pisa, Casa di Cura S Rossore Viale delle Cascine, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Drug Investig 27:1-13. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological characterization of the serotonin transporter in young and elderly subjects
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 44:78-83. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Common alterations in the serotonin transporter in platelets and lymphocytes of psychotic patients
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 39:35-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Decreased platelet [3H]paroxetine binding sites in suicide attempters
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 103:125-31. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased density of the platelet serotonin transporter in autism
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 33:165-8. 2000

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of amisulpride 50 mg versus paroxetine 20 mg in major depression: a randomized, double-blind, parallel group study
    G B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 17:27-32. 2002
    ..The issue of non-inferiority trials is discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine and fluoxetine effects on mood and cognitive functions in depressed nondemented elderly patients
    Giovanni Battista Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, S Chiara Hospital, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:396-402. 2002
    ..The ideal antidepressant for these patients, who often suffer from numerous concomitant diseases, should not worsen their cognitive functions and should be free of contraindications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of ECT in depression: a meta-analytic review
    Daniel Pagnin
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology University of Pisa, Italy
    J ECT 20:13-20. 2004
    ..Data analyzed suggest that ECT is a valid therapeutic tool for treatment of depression, including severe and resistant forms...
  4. pmc The factor structure of lifetime depressive spectrum in patients with unipolar depression
    G B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 115:87-99. 2009
    ..By examining data from a large number of items covering the range of depressive symptoms, the aim of the present study is to contribute to the identification of the structure of depression on a lifetime perspective...
  5. pmc The structure of lifetime manic-hypomanic spectrum
    G B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 112:59-70. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study is to examine the structure of mania/hypomania using 68 items of the MOODS-SR that explore cognitive, mood and energy/activity features associated with mania/hypomania...
  6. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole in the treatment of schizophrenia: a consensus report produced by schizophrenia experts in Italy
    Giovan B Cassano
    Universita di Pisa, Casa di Cura S Rossore Viale delle Cascine, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Drug Investig 27:1-13. 2007
    ..Switching to aripiprazole from maintenance therapy with another antipsychotic also works well, provided the change is made gradually, involving tapering of the original medication...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological characterization of the serotonin transporter in young and elderly subjects
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 44:78-83. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Common alterations in the serotonin transporter in platelets and lymphocytes of psychotic patients
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 39:35-8. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Decreased platelet [3H]paroxetine binding sites in suicide attempters
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 103:125-31. 2001
    ..The results, showing a decreased number of [3H]Par binding sites in suicide attempters, would suggest the involvement of the presynaptic 5-HT transporter in self-aggressive behavior...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased density of the platelet serotonin transporter in autism
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 33:165-8. 2000
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Panic disorder as a risk factor for post-partum depression: Results from the Perinatal Depression-Research & Screening Unit (PND-ReScU) study
    C Rambelli
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 122:139-43. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the role of Panic Disorder (PD) and family history for PD as risk factors for PPD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distribution and characterization of [3H]mesulergine binding in human brain postmortem
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotechnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 10:21-6. 1999
    ..These findings, showing a wide distribution of [3H]mesulergine binding sites in the human brain, could provide anatomical bases for the different functions attributable to 5-HT2C receptors in humans...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lack of stereoselectivity of 8-hydroxy-2(di-N-propylamino)tetralin-mediated inhibition of forskolin-stimulated adenylyl cyclase activity in human pre- and post-synaptic brain regions
    L Palego
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neurochem Int 36:225-32. 2000
    ..Moreover, such results have significant implication, as they support the notion that human 5-HT1A receptors might vary from one brain region to the other...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychotic features in borderline patients: is there a connection to mood dysregulation?
    A Benvenuti
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 7:338-43. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between lifetime mood and psychotic spectrum features in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Correlation between platelet alpha(2)-adrenoreceptors and symptom severity in major depression
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 44:122-5. 2001
    ..The presence of alpha(2)-adrenoreceptors in blood platelets, similar to those in the brain, prompted us to evaluate them in depressed patients, as compared with healthy controls...
  16. doi request reprint Predictors of response among patients with panic disorder treated with medications in a naturalistic follow-up: the role of adult separation anxiety
    M Miniati
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 136:675-9. 2012
    ..Adult separation anxiety has been found to predict poorer response to CBT, but its effect on response to medication has not been previously explored...
  17. pmc Does psychomotor retardation define a clinically relevant phenotype of unipolar depression?
    S Calugi
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 129:296-300. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the clinical correlates of psychomotor retardation endorsed at any time during the patients' lifetime (LPR)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Platelet sulfotransferase in different psychiatric disorders
    D Marazziti
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 65:73-8. 1996
    ..It would therefore seem that different neuropsychiatric disorders are associated with different levels of PST activity...
  19. ncbi request reprint The psychotic spectrum: validity and reliability of the Structured Clinical Interview for the Psychotic Spectrum
    A Sbrana
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Schizophr Res 75:375-87. 2005
    ..The SCI-PSY significantly discriminated subjects with any psychiatric diagnosis from controls and subjects with from those without psychotic disorders. The hypothesized structure of the instrument was confirmed empirically...
  20. ncbi request reprint Role of translocator protein (18 kDa) in adult separation anxiety and attachment style in patients with depression
    B Costa
    Department of Human Morphology and Applied Biology, University of Pisa, Via Volta, 4 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Curr Mol Med 12:483-7. 2012
    ..A further aim was to confirm the genetic association of Ala147Thr SNP with ASAD in an extended case-control sample and to investigate whether this SNP was related to an anxious attachment style that is thought to be connected to ASAD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Single episode of major depressive disorder. First episode of recurrent mood disorder or distinct subtype of late-onset depression?
    G B Cassano
    II Psychiatric Clinic, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 242:373-80. 1993
    ..The implications of these findings for the now largely abandoned category of "involutional melancholia" are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of aging and sex on the [3H]-paroxetine binding to human platelets
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotechnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 50:11-5. 1998
    ..This might indicate modifications in the 5-HT transporter that could form the basis of a sex-related difference in vulnerability to disorders, such as depression, where a dysfunction at this level is hypothesized...
  23. ncbi request reprint Episodic course in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    G Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 248:240-4. 1998
    ..This correlation has implications for treatment and research strategies on the aetiology within a subpopulation of OCD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychotic and nonpsychotic bipolar mixed states: comparisons with manic and schizoaffective disorders
    H S Akiskal
    Institute of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 243:75-81. 1993
    ..The findings overall suggest that the presence of psychosis had relatively little impact on mixed states, which appear more based on temperamental characteristics...
  25. pmc Clinical characteristics and treatment outcome of depression in patients with and without a history of emotional and physical abuse
    M Miniati
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 44:302-9. 2010
    ..The present study suggests that patients with a history of EPA show a subtype of depression characterized by poor treatment response and more severe neurovegetative and psychomotor symptoms...
  26. doi request reprint Frequency and clinical correlates of adult separation anxiety in a sample of 508 outpatients with mood and anxiety disorders
    S Pini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:40-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the frequency and clinical correlates of adult separation anxiety disorder in a large cohort of patients with mood and anxiety disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder in childhood and adolescence
    S Presta
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, I 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 36:55-64. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper is to present a critical review of paediatric OCD, with a special attention towards the most compelling reports available up to now and towards the most interesting areas for future research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Citalopram in refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: an open study
    D Marazziti
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:215-9. 2001
    ..The use of citalopram would appear to be an useful strategy in refractory OCD cases...
  29. ncbi request reprint No correlation between aggression and platelet (3)H-paroxetine binding in obsessive-compulsive disorder patients
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 43:117-22. 2001
    ..This suggests that aggression in OCD is a complex phenomenon that probably requires specific instruments of evaluation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Episode length and mixed features as predictors of ECT nonresponse in patients with medication-resistant major depression
    G Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Brain Stimul 5:18-24. 2012
    ..This study aimed to ascertain predictors of nonresponse to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in a large sample of major depressive patients resistant to pharmacologic treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Insight into illness in schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and mood disorders with psychotic features
    S Pini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 158:122-5. 2001
    ..This replication and more detailed examination of diagnostic group differences in insight have clinical, theoretical, and nosological implications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gender and age-related variation in adenylyl cyclase activity in the human prefrontal cortex, hippocampus and dorsal raphe nuclei
    L Palego
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 279:53-6. 2000
    ..Overall, the findings suggest that sex and/or age-related differences in brain adenylyl cyclase vary from one cerebral region to the other...
  33. ncbi request reprint Distribution of [3H]GR65630 binding in human brain postmortem
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, Clinica Psichiatrica, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neurochem Res 26:187-90. 2001
    ..These observations extend previous findings on the distribution of 5-HT3 receptors and confirm interspecies variations that might explain the heterogeneous properties of 5-HT3 receptors in different animals...
  34. doi request reprint Response to ECT in bipolar I, bipolar II and unipolar depression
    P Medda
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Biotecnology University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 118:55-9. 2009
    ..We explored difference of response to ECT in unipolar (UP), bipolar I (BP I) and bipolar II (BP II) depression, in a sample of patients resistant to pharmacological treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous analysis of clozapine, clomipramine and their metabolites by reversed-phase liquid chromatography
    L Palego
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 25:519-33. 2001
    ..The simultaneous evaluation of these two drugs with adequate sensitivity and precision makes it particularly useful for therapeutic drug monitoring during mono- or polypharmacotherapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Increased inhibitory activity of protein kinase C on the serotonin transporter in OCD
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 41:171-7. 2000
    ..These findings could indicate the presence of hyperactivity of PKC in OCD that could be the result of increased activity of the phosphatidylinositol pathway. In addition, this suggests new potential therapeutic targets in OCD...
  37. ncbi request reprint A psychoeducational program for weight loss in patients who have experienced weight gain during antipsychotic treatment with olanzapine
    M Mauri
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 41:17-23. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a psychoeducational program (PEP) for weight control in patients who had experienced an increase of body weight during treatment with olanzapine...
  38. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in medication-nonresponsive patients with mixed mania and bipolar depression
    A Ciapparelli
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:552-5. 2001
    ..However, the mixed mania group exhibited a more rapid and marked response as well as a greater reduction in suicidal ideation. Response to ECT was not influenced by the presence of delusions...
  39. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for postpartum depression: the role of the Postpartum Depression Predictors Inventory-Revised (PDPI-R). Results from the Perinatal Depression-Research & Screening Unit (PNDReScU) study
    A Oppo
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa, Italy
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:239-49. 2009
    ..4% of PPD. The cutoffs identified were 3.5 for the prenatal version and 5.5 for the full version. The PDPI-R is a useful and a valid screening tool for PPD...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of headache syndromes in panic disorder
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, University of Pisa, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 14:247-51. 1999
    ..This suggests that the comorbidity of headache with panic disorder renders this condition more severe and possibly responsive to different treatments compared to panic disorder alone...
  41. ncbi request reprint mRNA expression of serotonin receptors of type 2C and 5A in human resting lymphocytes
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 43:123-6. 2001
    ..These findings, while revealing the presence of 5-HT(2C) and 5-HT(5A) receptor mRNAs in an easily available tissue, can be considered preliminary for future quantitative analyses in patients with different psychiatric conditions...
  42. ncbi request reprint The manic-depressive mixed state: familial, temperamental and psychopathologic characteristics in 108 female inpatients
    G F Placidi
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 240:234-9. 1991
    ..These characteristics tend to identify the mixed state as a distinct longitudinal pattern of manic-depressive illness...
  43. ncbi request reprint Platelet [3H]paroxetine binding in patients with OCD-related disorders
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 89:223-8. 1999
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Analgesia by nefopam: does it act through serotonin?
    D Marazziti
    Institute of the Psychiatric Clinic, University of Pisa, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 17:259-61. 1991
    ..This finding suggests a possible intervention of serotonergic mechanisms in nefopam-related analgesia...
  45. doi request reprint Neurocognitive functioning in bulimia nervosa: the role of neuroendocrine, personality and clinical aspects
    S Galderisi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Psychol Med 41:839-48. 2011
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Acceptability, validity and reliability of the Structured Clinical Interview for the Spectrum of Substance Use (SCI-SUBS): a pilot study
    A Sbrana
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 12:105-15. 2003
    ..The pilot version of the SCI-SUBS has satisfactory internal consistency and construct validity...
  47. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of attraction
    D Marazziti
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmachology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:58-60. 2003
    ..This paper will make some general speculations on the attraction process, in the light of the experience of the Authors...
  48. ncbi request reprint Decreased platelet 3H-paroxetine binding in untreated panic disorder patients
    D Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Life Sci 65:2735-41. 1999
    ..This abnormality reverted after one year of treatment with specific drugs that provoked the symptom remission in all cases, which would suggest a link with the clinical improvement...
  49. ncbi request reprint Serotonin-mediated cyclic AMP inhibitory pathway in platelets of patients affected by panic disorder
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 50:28-36. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety spectrum: gender differences in Italian high school students
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:225-32. 2002
    ..The correlation between social anxiety spectrum and other psychopathological features mirrors previous findings concerning the high comorbidity of axis-I social anxiety disorder...
  51. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of substance use in mood and anxiety disorders
    Alfredo Sbrana
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 46:6-13. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint [3H]-ketanserin binding sites in different psychiatric disorders
    Donatella Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Neurochem Int 42:511-6. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Upregulation of A2A adenosine receptors in platelets from patients affected by bipolar disorders under treatment with typical antipsychotics
    Claudia Martini
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Via Bonanno 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 40:81-8. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Region-dependent effects of flibanserin and buspirone on adenylyl cyclase activity in the human brain
    Donatella Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologia, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 5:131-40. 2002
    ..These findings suggest a region-related action of flibanserin and buspirone on forskolin-stimulated AC activity in human brain...
  55. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in bipolar disorder type 1: a 48-week prospective follow-up of 72 patients treated in an Italian tertiary care center
    Alessandra Benedetti
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:93-6. 2007
    ..Although differences may exist between bipolar I male and female subjects, prospective course does not seem to reveal differences in a 48-week period, at least when similar treatment strategies are adopted...
  56. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of substance abuse in bipolar disorder: reasons for use, sensation seeking and substance sensitivity
    Jacopo V Bizzarri
    Drug Addiction Service, Bolzano, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 9:213-20. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine monotherapy and olanzapine combination therapy in the treatment of mania: 12-week results from the European Mania in Bipolar Longitudinal Evaluation of Medication (EMBLEM) observational study
    Eduard Vieta
    Bipolar Disorders Program, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    J Affect Disord 106:63-72. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Serotonin-mediated phosphorylation of extracellular regulated kinases in platelets of patients with panic disorder versus controls
    Claudia Martini
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Via Bonanno 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Neurochem Int 44:627-39. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Historical, psychopathological, neurological, and neuropsychological aspects of deficit schizophrenia: a multicenter study
    Silvana Galderisi
    University of Naples Department of Psychiatry, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 159:983-90. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Further evidence on the lack of association between glycogen synthase kinase 3beta gene polymorphisms and bipolar disorder
    Catia Scassellati
    Psychiatr Genet 17:249-50. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of an educational intervention on weight gain in patients treated with antipsychotics
    Mauro Mauri
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Via Roma, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:462-6. 2006
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Stability and treatment outcome of distinct classes of mania
    Inge van Rossum
    Medical Department, Eli Lilly Nederland, Grootslag 1 5, Houten, The Netherlands
    Eur Psychiatry 23:360-7. 2008
    ..Differential treatment course and outcome after 12 weeks of treatment were examined for three distinct classes of patients with acute mania in bipolar disorder...
  63. pmc Patterns of structural MRI abnormalities in deficit and nondeficit schizophrenia
    Silvana Galderisi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Schizophr Bull 34:393-401. 2008
    ..These findings do not support the hypothesis that DS is the extreme end of a severity continuum within schizophrenia...