Giovanni Andrea Fava

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1735-40. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Residual symptoms in depression an emerging therapeutic concept
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:763-70. 2002
  3. pmc Should the drug industry work with key opinion leaders? No
    Giovanni A Fava
    University of Bologna, Italy
    BMJ 336:1405. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The road to recovery from depression--don't drive today with yesterday's map
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:260-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors affecting medical condition: a new proposal for DSM-V
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 48:103-11. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Innovative trends in the design of therapeutic trials in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 40:306-11. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The clinical process in psychiatry: a clinimetric approach
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:177-84. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Agoraphobia is a disease: a tribute to Sir Martin Roth
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 77:133-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The intellectual crisis of psychiatric research
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 75:202-8. 2006
  10. doi request reprint New modalities of assessment and treatment planning in depression: the sequential approach
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    CNS Drugs 24:453-65. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1735-40. 2006
    ..However, patients should be motivated for psychotherapy and skilled therapists should be available. It is important to discuss with the patient the various therapeutic options and to adapt strategies to the specific needs of patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Residual symptoms in depression an emerging therapeutic concept
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Endocrinology, University of Padova, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:763-70. 2002
    ..The use of serotonergic drugs in Cushing's disease may yield important insights in the understanding of serotonergic regulation both in Cushing's disease and in the HPA axis in nonendocrine major depression...
  3. pmc Should the drug industry work with key opinion leaders? No
    Giovanni A Fava
    University of Bologna, Italy
    BMJ 336:1405. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The road to recovery from depression--don't drive today with yesterday's map
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:260-5. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors affecting medical condition: a new proposal for DSM-V
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 48:103-11. 2007
    ..This new classification is supported by a growing body of research evidence and is in line with psychosomatic medicine as a recognized subspecialty...
  6. doi request reprint Innovative trends in the design of therapeutic trials in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 40:306-11. 2013
    ..These joint strategies would actually constitute a paradigm shift in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy research...
  7. doi request reprint The clinical process in psychiatry: a clinimetric approach
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:177-84. 2012
    ..The aim of this review was to examine the clinical process in psychiatry, with special reference to clinimetrics, a domain concerned with the measurement of clinical phenomena that do not find room in customary taxonomy...
  8. doi request reprint Agoraphobia is a disease: a tribute to Sir Martin Roth
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 77:133-8. 2008
    ..These recent research findings confirm the clinical observations and phenomenological research of Sir Martin Roth (1917-2006) and call for a reassessment of the concept of neurosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint The intellectual crisis of psychiatric research
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 75:202-8. 2006
    ..A unified concept of health and disease may yield new clinical insights in psychiatric disorders, and may result in therapeutic efforts of more enduring quality than current strategies...
  10. doi request reprint New modalities of assessment and treatment planning in depression: the sequential approach
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    CNS Drugs 24:453-65. 2010
    ..The model is thus more in line with the chronicity of mood disorders compared to the standard randomized controlled trial, which is based on the acute disease model...
  11. doi request reprint The spectrum of anxiety disorders in the medically ill
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:910-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess the prevalence and characteristics of anxiety disorders in the medically ill...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment of mood and anxiety disorders
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1392-400. 2005
    ..The aim of this review was to survey the literature concerned with a sequential use of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in mood and anxiety disturbances...
  13. doi request reprint Clinical assessment of allostatic load and clinimetric criteria
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 79:280-4. 2010
    ..The ultimate goal is to be able to prevent or decrease the negative impact of excessive stress on health...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Well-being therapy]
    G A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:36-8, 40. 2005
    ..The aim of this therapy is to improve the patient's performance/activities in all of these areas...
  15. ncbi request reprint A discussion on the role of clinimetrics and the misleading effects of psychometric theory
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:753-6. 2005
    ..Psychometric theory is the basis for the development of assessment instruments in psychiatric research...
  16. doi request reprint Psychosomatic medicine is a comprehensive field, not a synonym for consultation liaison psychiatry
    Giovanni Andrea Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 12:215-21. 2010
    ..The term psychosomatic medicine today seems to be more timely than ever and provides a home for innovative and integrative thinking at the interface of behavioral and medical sciences...
  17. doi request reprint Increasing psychological well-being and resilience by psychotherapeutic methods
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat, 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Pers 77:1903-34. 2009
    ..There are important implications for the state/trait dichotomy in psychological well-being and for the concept of recovery in mood and anxiety disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of gradual discontinuation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:835-8. 2007
    ..Discontinuation syndromes appeared to be fairly common even when performed with slow tapering and during clinical remission. In some cases disturbances persisted for months after discontinuation...
  19. doi request reprint Psychosomatic assessment
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna IT 40127, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 78:333-41. 2009
    ..Endorsement of the psychosomatic perspective may better clarify the pathophysiological links and mechanisms underlying symptom presentation. Pointing to individually targeted methods may improve final outcomes and quality of life...
  20. doi request reprint The decline of pharmaceutical psychiatry and the increasing role of psychological medicine
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 78:220-7. 2009
    ..The concept of psychological medicine, defined as the clinical application of the psychosomatic approach, may provide room for innovative paths in psychiatric research and treatment...
  21. pmc Psychosocial determinants of recovery in depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 10:461-72. 2008
    ..As occurs in other medical disorders (such as diabetes and hypertension), the active role of the patient in achieving recovery (self-therapy homework) should be pursued...
  22. ncbi request reprint Well-being therapy of generalized anxiety disorder
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, IT 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:26-30. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to apply a novel psychotherapeutic approach for increasing the level of remission in GAD...
  23. doi request reprint Psychosomatic medicine
    G A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 64:1155-61. 2010
    ..Today, the field of psychosomatic medicine is scientifically rigorous, more diversified and therapeutically relevant than ever before...
  24. ncbi request reprint Six-year outcome of cognitive behavior therapy for prevention of recurrent depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1872-6. 2004
    ..The objective of this investigation was to provide a 6-year follow-up of cognitive behavior treatment versus clinical management...
  25. doi request reprint Clinimetrics: the science of clinical measurements
    G A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 66:11-5. 2012
    ..The clinimetric perspective provides an intellectual home for clinical judgment, whose implementation is likely to improve outcomes both in clinical research and practice...
  26. doi request reprint Principles of psychosomatic assessment
    Giovanni A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 32:1-18. 2012
    ..Endorsement of the psychosomatic perspective may better clarify the pathophysiological links and mechanisms underlying symptom presentation. Pointing to individually targeted methods may improve final outcomes and quality of life...
  27. doi request reprint Prodromal stage of major depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Early Interv Psychiatry 1:9-18. 2007
    ..The aim of this review was to survey the available literature on prodromal symptoms of unipolar major depression...
  28. doi request reprint The mechanisms of tolerance in antidepressant action
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1593-602. 2011
    ..However, appraisal and testing of the oppositional model of tolerance may yield important insights as to long-term treatment and achievement of enduring effects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychosomatic renewal of health care
    G A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Panminerva Med 52:239-48. 2010
    ..Today the field of psychosomatic medicine is scientifically rigorous, more diversified and therapeutically relevant than ever before...
  30. ncbi request reprint New strategies in the assessment of psychological factors affecting medical conditions
    Laura Sirri
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Pers Assess 89:216-28. 2007
    ..DSM-V]; not yet published) category of psychological factors affecting physical conditions appears to be feasible and may provide the clinician with better tools for identifying psychological distress...
  31. ncbi request reprint Well-being therapy in school settings: a pilot study
    Chiara Ruini
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 75:331-6. 2006
    ..This study wants to apply and test the efficacy of a school-based intervention protocol derived from well-being therapy (WBT) compared to cognitive-behavioral strategies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Family intervention approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant treatment: a pilot study
    Stefania Fabbri
    Affective Disorder Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1348-51. 2007
    ..The aims of this investigation were to explore the feasibility of a family intervention approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant therapy and to compare this approach with dose increase...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing demoralization and depression in the setting of medical disease
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:391-4. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the presence of demoralization and major depression in the setting of medical disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Use of the Diagnostic Criteria for Psychosomatic Research (DCPR) in a community sample
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 47:143-6. 2006
    ..Other syndromes (demoralization, persistent somatization) that have been frequently found in medically ill persons were uncommon in this general-population sample...
  35. ncbi request reprint Residual symptoms in depression: an emerging therapeutic target
    Giovanni Andrea Fava
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1019-27. 2002
    ..The efficacy of antidepressant drugs may be assessed not only on differential remission rates, but also on differential amount of residual symptomatology after response...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Long-term treatment of depression: there is more than drugs]
    Giovanni Andrea Fava
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita, Bologna
    Recenti Prog Med 93:343-5. 2002
    ..Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy is an alternative, which is effective in engendering a complete and lasting recovery in patients with depression...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant treatment: a pilot study
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorder Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2094-5. 2002
    ..The aims of this investigation were to explore the feasibility of a cognitive behavior approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant therapy and to compare it with dose increase...
  38. doi request reprint School intervention for promoting psychological well-being in adolescence
    Chiara Ruini
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:522-32. 2009
    ..In this study a school program for promoting psychological well-being has been compared to an attention-placebo intervention in a high school setting...
  39. ncbi request reprint Management of recurrent depression in primary care
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Departments of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 72:3-9. 2003
  40. doi request reprint Assessing somatization with various diagnostic criteria
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 50:38-41. 2009
    ..Somatization is a widespread clinical phenomenon that cuts across diagnostic categories, both psychiatric and medical...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychological assessment in cardiac rehabilitation
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 72:343-9. 2003
    ..While there has been an upsurge of interest in the psychiatric correlates of myocardial infarction, little is known about the presence of psychological distress in the setting of cardiac rehabilitation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Treatment of recurrent depression: a sequential psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological approach
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichate 5, 40130, Italy
    CNS Drugs 17:1109-17. 2003
    ..It is important to discuss with the patient the various therapeutic options and to adapt strategies to the specific needs of patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint The clinical domains of psychosomatic medicine
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:849-58. 2005
    ..The psychosomatic evidence that has consolidated over the past decades provides the ideal background for dealing with the new needs that emerge in current medical practice...
  44. doi request reprint Well-being therapy for generalized anxiety disorder
    Chiara Ruini
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychol 65:510-9. 2009
    ..We discuss and illustrate the use of WBT in generalized anxiety disorder. We present a case of a patient suffering from generalized anxiety disorder treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy followed by WBT...
  45. doi request reprint Differential effects of well-being promoting and anxiety-management strategies in a non-clinical school setting
    Elena Tomba
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Anxiety Disord 24:326-33. 2010
    ..WBT, by facilitating progression toward positive and optimal functioning, may integrate symptom-centered strategies...
  46. ncbi request reprint Irritable mood in Italian patients with medical disease
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:226-8. 2006
    ..Further research may determine whether irritability, alone or in association with major depression, entails prognostic and clinical implications...
  47. ncbi request reprint Psychometric theory is an obstacle to the progress of clinical research
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 73:145-8. 2004
    ..Current diagnostic entities (DSM) are based on clinimetric principles, but their use is still influenced by psychometric models. Suggestions for switching gears in assessment research are offered...
  48. doi request reprint [Italian validation of Multiple Visual Analogue Scales for Bipolarity (MVAS-BP) of Ahearn and Carroll]
    Laura Staccini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 47:50-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to validate the Italian version and to assess the clinimetric properties of Ahearn and Carroll's Visual Analogue Scales for Bipolarity (MVAS-BP), a self-rating questionnaire measuring affective state...
  49. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of adjustment disorders: too broad to be clinically helpful
    Federica Semprini
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    CNS Spectr 15:382-8. 2010
    ..A major problem seems to lie in the fact that it is an exclusion diagnosis that overlaps with subthreshold manifestations of mood and anxiety disorders. More precise characterizations of stress-related disturbances are available...
  50. ncbi request reprint Development of a new assessment strategy in psychosomatic medicine: the diagnostic criteria for psychosomatic research
    Stefania Fabbri
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 28:1-20. 2007
    ..Their implications for classification purposes (DSM-V) are also discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Development and characteristics of a well-being enhancing psychotherapeutic strategy: well-being therapy
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna 40127, Italy
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 34:45-63. 2003
    ..The clinical studies supporting its efficacy are illustrated...
  52. ncbi request reprint Assessing the community prevalence of bipolar spectrum symptoms by the mood disorder questionnaire
    Lara Mangelli
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:120-2. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the frequency and spectrum of symptoms related to bipolar disorders in a community sample by means of a self-rating questionnaire...
  53. ncbi request reprint The relationship of psychological well-being to distress and personality
    Chiara Ruini
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 72:268-75. 2003
    ..It is clinically and empirically important to establish where the measures of well-being are located in relation to symptomatology indices and personality traits...
  54. doi request reprint Prevalence of hyperandrogenic States in late adolescent and young women: epidemiological survey on italian high-school students
    Alessandra Gambineri
    MD, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Medicine, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:1641-50. 2013
    ..Conclusions: This study provides for the first time a reliable assessment of the prevalence of hyperandrogenic states in late adolescent and young females and confirms that hyperandrogenic disorders originate at a young age...
  55. doi request reprint The Illness Attitude Scales. A clinimetric index for assessing hypochondriacal fears and beliefs
    Laura Sirri
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 77:337-50. 2008
    ..The IAS have been extensively used in the past two decades, but there has been no comprehensive review of their properties and applications...
  56. ncbi request reprint Alternatives to debriefing and modifications to cognitive behavior therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Carlotta Belaise
    Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:212-7. 2005
    ..Systematic exposure alone and cognitive restructuring alone are each effective. Other approaches too may be useful...
  57. ncbi request reprint How long should drug treatment of depression last?
    Giovanni A Fava
    Med J Aust 178:526; author reply 526-7. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint The biopsychosocial model thirty years later
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychother Psychosom 77:1-2. 2008
  59. ncbi request reprint Can long-term treatment with antidepressant drugs worsen the course of depression?
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:123-33. 2003
    ..The possibility that antidepressant drugs, while effectively treating depression, may worsen its course has received inadequate attention...
  60. ncbi request reprint Conflict of interest in psychopharmacology: can Dr. Jekyll still control Mr. Hyde?
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychother Psychosom 73:1-4. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Persistent psychological distress in patients treated for endocrine disease
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 73:78-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the frequency and characteristics of psychological distress, even after adequate treatment, in the heterogeneous population of an endocrine outpatient clinic...
  62. ncbi request reprint Psychosomatic assessment of skin diseases in clinical practice
    Angelo Picardi
    Dermatological Institute IDI IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:315-22. 2005
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Panic and depression
    Chiara Ruini
    Am J Psychiatry 159:681; author reply 681-2. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Personality characteristics and quality of life in patients treated for Cushing's syndrome
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 64:314-8. 2006
    ..Little is known on the personality correlates that may be involved. The aim of this study was to provide a controlled assessment of personality characteristics and quality of life in patients successfully treated for Cushing's syndrome...
  65. ncbi request reprint Integration of multiple criteria for psychosomatic assessment of dermatological patients
    Angelo Picardi
    Dermatological Institute IDI IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Psychosomatics 47:122-8. 2006
    ..The health status of these patients can be improved if their psychological problems are appropriately assessed and recognized...
  66. ncbi request reprint Information overload, the patient and the clinician
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychother Psychosom 76:1-3. 2007
  67. ncbi request reprint A different medicine is possible
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychother Psychosom 75:1-3. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial approach to endocrine disease
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 28:21-33. 2007
    ..The DCPR have been demonstrated to be a valuable tool for psychological assessment in the various phases of endocrine disease from diagnostic to follow-up periods...
  69. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation in endocrine patients: a novel psychosomatic approach
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:319-24. 2007
    ..Due to its comprehensive psychosomatic characterization, this new approach would likely increase the chances of obtaining full recovery in a significant proportion of patients and has the potential of being cost-effective...
  70. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial impairment in patients treated for pituitary disease: a controlled study
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:719-26. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Issues for DSM-V: psychological factors affecting either identified or feared medical conditions: a solution for somatoform disorders
    Giovanni A Fava
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1002-3. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint The concept of recovery in major depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychol Med 37:307-17. 2007
    ..The aims of this review were to survey the available literature on residual symptoms of depression, to introduce new targets for therapy and to outline a more stringent definition of recovery...
  73. ncbi request reprint Psychosomatic characterization of adjustment disorders in the medical setting: some suggestions for DSM-V
    Luigi Grassi
    Department of Medical Sciences of Communication and Behavior, Section of Psychiatry, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Affect Disord 101:251-4. 2007
    ..Problems have been raised, however, as to their clinical value. The aim of the study was to characterize the psychosomatic features of adjustment disorders...
  74. ncbi request reprint Circadian blood pressure patterns and life stress
    Francesco Fallo
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 71:350-6. 2002
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the relationship between psychological profile and changes in daytime/nighttime blood pressure rhythm...
  75. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment with antidepressant drugs: the spectacular achievements of propaganda
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychother Psychosom 71:127-32. 2002
  76. ncbi request reprint Conflict of interest and the credibility of medical journals
    Giovanni A Fava
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 12:11-4. 2003
  77. ncbi request reprint Tolerance to antidepressant treatment may be overcome by ketoconazole. Report of two cases
    Nicoletta Sonino
    J Psychiatr Res 37:171-3. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint Psychological aspects of primary aldosteronism
    Nicoletta Sonino
    Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 75:327-30. 2006
    ..We investigated psychological correlates in primary aldosteronism using methods that were found to be sensitive and reliable in psychosomatic research...
  79. ncbi request reprint How citation analysis can monitor the progress of research in clinical medicine
    Giovanni A Fava
    Psychother Psychosom 73:331-3. 2004
  80. ncbi request reprint Protective environments and health status: cross-talk between human and animal studies
    Burton Singer
    Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:113-8. 2005
    ....