Paolo Leombruni

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Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Treatment of obese patients with binge eating disorder using topiramate: a review
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, University, of Torino, Centre for Eating, Disorders and Obesity, Torino, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 5:385-92. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Second-year Italian medical students' attitudes toward care of the dying patient: an exploratory study
    Paolo Leombruni
    Clinical Psychology and Psycho Oncology Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, 15, Via Cherasco, Turin, 10126, Italy
    J Cancer Educ 27:759-63. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Oxcarbazepine for the treatment of trichotillomania
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neuroscience, Centre for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 33:107-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Duloxetine in obese binge eater outpatients: preliminary results from a 12-week open trial
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Turin University, Pilot Centre for Eating Disorders, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:483-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The role of anger in adherence to highly active antiretroviral treatment in patients infected with HIV
    Paolo Leombruni
    Neuroscience Department, Psychiatry Section, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 78:254-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind trial comparing sertraline and fluoxetine 6-month treatment in obese patients with Binge Eating Disorder
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, University of Torino, Centre for Eating Disorders and Obesity, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista le Molinette of Torino, Via Cherasco 11, Torino, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1599-605. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological predictors of outcome in vertical banded gastroplasty: a 6 months prospective pilot study
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Centre for Eating Disorders, University of Turin, Italy
    Obes Surg 17:941-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A 12 to 24 weeks pilot study of sertraline treatment in obese women binge eaters
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Turin University, and Centre for Eating Disorders, Az Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista di Torino, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:181-8. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Oxcarbazepine for the treatment of binge eating disorder: a case series
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Section of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Adv Ther 25:718-24. 2008

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Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Treatment of obese patients with binge eating disorder using topiramate: a review
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, University, of Torino, Centre for Eating, Disorders and Obesity, Torino, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 5:385-92. 2009
    ..Although the evidence is preliminary, topiramate appears to be a relatively safe and effective treatment for obese subjects with BED. Limitations of the studies and future directions for research are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Second-year Italian medical students' attitudes toward care of the dying patient: an exploratory study
    Paolo Leombruni
    Clinical Psychology and Psycho Oncology Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, 15, Via Cherasco, Turin, 10126, Italy
    J Cancer Educ 27:759-63. 2012
    ..The need to establish tailored methods in End-of-Life Care education to make students aware of their relationship patterns and to improve students' attitudes toward dying patients is discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Oxcarbazepine for the treatment of trichotillomania
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neuroscience, Centre for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Clin Neuropharmacol 33:107-8. 2010
    ..The anticonvulsant oxcarbazepine has also been used as mood stabilizer and has been tested for treating binge eating, but there is no report on oxcarbazepine in trichotillomania...
  5. doi request reprint Duloxetine in obese binge eater outpatients: preliminary results from a 12-week open trial
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Turin University, Pilot Centre for Eating Disorders, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:483-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of duloxetine, an SNRI, in 45 obese patients who reported binge eating...
  6. doi request reprint The role of anger in adherence to highly active antiretroviral treatment in patients infected with HIV
    Paolo Leombruni
    Neuroscience Department, Psychiatry Section, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 78:254-7. 2009
    ..However, the relationship between psychological variables and medication adherence is still poorly understood. The aim of this study was to investigate how anger dimensions in subjects with HIV affect adherence to antiretroviral drugs...
  7. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind trial comparing sertraline and fluoxetine 6-month treatment in obese patients with Binge Eating Disorder
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, University of Torino, Centre for Eating Disorders and Obesity, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista le Molinette of Torino, Via Cherasco 11, Torino, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1599-605. 2008
    ..These results were maintained by responders (weigh loss of at least 5% of baseline weight) over 24 weeks. The results suggest that a 6-month treatment with SSRI may be an effective option to treat patients with BED...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological predictors of outcome in vertical banded gastroplasty: a 6 months prospective pilot study
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Centre for Eating Disorders, University of Turin, Italy
    Obes Surg 17:941-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether psychological presurgical variables can predict outcome of vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) in the short term...
  9. ncbi request reprint A 12 to 24 weeks pilot study of sertraline treatment in obese women binge eaters
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Turin University, and Centre for Eating Disorders, Az Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista di Torino, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:181-8. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm the usefulness of sertraline in the treatment of patients with BED and also in binge eaters with a less severe eating psychopathology...
  10. doi request reprint Oxcarbazepine for the treatment of binge eating disorder: a case series
    Paolo Leombruni
    Department of Neurosciences, Section of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Adv Ther 25:718-24. 2008
    ..8-2.9 kg). Our results were inconsistent, but the drug was effective for some patients who showed marked impulsivity in eating behaviours and depressive symptoms...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Duloxetine for the treatment of mood disorder in cancer patients: a 12-week case-control clinical trial
    Riccardo Torta
    Clinical and Oncological Psychology Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:291-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy and tolerability of duloxetine in cancer patients with mood disorder (MD) by means of a comparison with a matched control group of patients with MD without medical illness...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of citalopram in anorexia nervosa: a pilot study
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neuroscience, Sezione di Psichiatria, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10100, Turin, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 12:453-9. 2002
    ..Anorexia nervosa (AN) still lacks a defined treatment. Since fluoxetine proved effective in weight-restored anorexics, this pilot study evaluates the efficacy of another SSRI, citalopram, in restricting-type AN...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mood, eating attitudes, and anger in obese women with and without Binge Eating Disorder
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Psychiatry Institute, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 54:559-66. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the anger levels and their management in obese patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and psychological distress in fibromyalgia: prevalence and relation with quality of life
    Lorys Castelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Via Po 14, 10123, Turin, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:70-7. 2012
    ..While the psychological distress has been widely explored in FM, only a few studies investigated alexithymia, an emotional dysregulation trait...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dropout from brief psychotherapy within a combination treatment in bulimia nervosa: role of personality and anger
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 72:203-10. 2003
    ..To explore the personality, psychopathology, and clinical features of bulimic patients who do not complete psychotherapy, within a combined treatment...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Slow versus standard up-titration of paroxetine for the treatment of depression in cancer patients: a pilot study
    Laura Amodeo
    Clinical and Oncological Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Corso Bramante 88, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 20:375-84. 2012
    ..This study aimed to compare the tolerability and efficacy of two different titrations of paroxetine (slow and standard) in a population of cancer patients with depression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Attentional biases and frontal functioning in anorexia nervosa
    Secondo Fassino
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, Service for Eating Disorders, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Int J Eat Disord 31:274-83. 2002
    ..The aim was to highlight any correlation between neuropsychological functioning and the degree of pathology for food style, body image, and physical state...
  24. ncbi request reprint Baseline personality functioning correlates with 6 month outcome in schizophrenia
    Secondo Fassino
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, V Cherasco 11, CAP 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur Psychiatry 18:93-100. 2003
    ..The aim was to evaluate the outcome and related psychostructural and clinical factors in schizophrenic patients after they underwent 6 months of residential multimodal treatment...
  25. doi request reprint An exploratory study to subtype obese binge eaters by personality traits
    Paolo Leombruni
    Rita Levi Montalcini Neuroscience Department, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 83:114-8. 2014
    ..These results could generate exploratory works regarding personality in obese people with BED to discover more targeted treatments. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  26. 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...