Giovanni Andrea Fava

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of psychological distress in the setting of medical disease
    G A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 70:171-5. 2001
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Residual symptoms in depression: an emerging therapeutic target
    Giovanni Andrea Fava
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1019-27. 2002
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of subclinical symptoms and psychological well-being in depression
    G A Fava
    Department of Psychology University of Bologna, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 251:II47-52. 2001
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of benzodiazepines versus antidepressants in anxiety disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Emanuela Offidani
    Affective Disorder Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 82:355-62. 2013
  10. 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

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of psychological distress in the setting of medical disease
    G A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 70:171-5. 2001
    ..Preliminary results obtained with the combination of DSM and DCPR criteria appear to be promising...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of subclinical symptoms and psychological well-being in depression
    G A Fava
    Department of Psychology University of Bologna, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 251:II47-52. 2001
    ..The route of recovery, thus, lies not exclusively in alleviating the negative, but in engendering the positive...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of benzodiazepines versus antidepressants in anxiety disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Emanuela Offidani
    Affective Disorder Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 82:355-62. 2013
    ..However, in the last years a progressive shift in the prescribing pattern from BDZ to newer AD has taken place. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to analyze whether controlled comparisons support such a shift...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...