Icro Maremmani

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Affective temperaments in heroin addiction
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, 56100 Pisa Italy
    J Affect Disord 117:186-92. 2009
  2. pmc Can ropinirole modulate reinforcing subjective effects of cocaine in humans?
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Front Psychiatry 2:50. 2011
  3. pmc Clonazepam as agonist substitution treatment for benzodiazepine dependence: a case report
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy Association for the Application of Neuroscientific Knowledge to Social Aims AU CNS, Lucca, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
    Case Rep Psychiatry 2013:367594. 2013
  4. pmc Correlations between awareness of illness (insight) and history of addiction in heroin-addicted patients
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Front Psychiatry 3:61. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and psychosis. The strange case of opioids
    A G I Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:287-302. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint The long-term outcomes of heroin dependent-treatment-resistant patients with bipolar 1 comorbidity after admission to enhanced methadone maintenance
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy AU CNS, Association for the Application of Neuroscientific Knowledge to Social Aims, Pietrasanta, Lucca, Italy Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:582-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Temperamental traits and results of psychoaptitude tests in applicants to become a cadet officer in the Italian Navy
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 150:634-8. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Do Akiskal & Mallya's affective temperaments belong to the domain of pathology or to that of normality?
    L Rovai
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:2065-79. 2013
  9. pmc Clinical presentations of substance abuse in bipolar heroin addicts at time of treatment entry
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P, Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, EU, Italy
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 11:23. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Differential substance abuse patterns distribute according to gender in heroin addicts
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Psychoactive Drugs 42:89-95. 2010

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Publications46

  1. doi request reprint Affective temperaments in heroin addiction
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, 56100 Pisa Italy
    J Affect Disord 117:186-92. 2009
    ..Much of the literature has described personality disorder constructs for heroin addicts. Building on previous work we examine the relevance of affective temperament measures in these patients...
  2. pmc Can ropinirole modulate reinforcing subjective effects of cocaine in humans?
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Front Psychiatry 2:50. 2011
    ..Ropinirole does diminish the subjective intensity of an expected cocaine rush, so interfering with the dynamics of reward, while supporting its possible use in the treatment of cocaine dependence...
  3. pmc Clonazepam as agonist substitution treatment for benzodiazepine dependence: a case report
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy Association for the Application of Neuroscientific Knowledge to Social Aims AU CNS, Lucca, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
    Case Rep Psychiatry 2013:367594. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Correlations between awareness of illness (insight) and history of addiction in heroin-addicted patients
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Front Psychiatry 3:61. 2012
    ..Methodologies to improve the insight of patients should, therefore, be targeted more directly on patients early in their history of heroin dependence, because the risk of lack of insight is greatest during this period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and psychosis. The strange case of opioids
    A G I Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:287-302. 2014
    ..Among substance abusers, it has not been ascertained whether opioids have a psychotic effect...
  6. ncbi request reprint The long-term outcomes of heroin dependent-treatment-resistant patients with bipolar 1 comorbidity after admission to enhanced methadone maintenance
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy AU CNS, Association for the Application of Neuroscientific Knowledge to Social Aims, Pietrasanta, Lucca, Italy Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:582-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the long-term outcomes of treatment-resistant bipolar 1 heroin addicts with peers who were without DSM-IV axis I psychiatric comorbidity (dual diagnosis)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Temperamental traits and results of psychoaptitude tests in applicants to become a cadet officer in the Italian Navy
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 150:634-8. 2013
    ..In this study we aim to verify the importance of temperamental traits not only in choosing the military career as a profession, but also in passing or failing the entrance examinations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do Akiskal & Mallya's affective temperaments belong to the domain of pathology or to that of normality?
    L Rovai
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:2065-79. 2013
    ..Today it is widely debated whether affective temperaments belong to the domain of pathology or to that of normality...
  9. pmc Clinical presentations of substance abuse in bipolar heroin addicts at time of treatment entry
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P, Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, EU, Italy
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 11:23. 2012
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  10. ncbi request reprint Differential substance abuse patterns distribute according to gender in heroin addicts
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Psychoactive Drugs 42:89-95. 2010
    ..This latter pattern seems to result in an increased risk for fatal accidental overdoses. The use of these longer-acting agents in women may be influenced by psychosocial and hormonal factors...
  11. doi request reprint Discriminant and convergent validity of TEMPS-A[P] correlation with MMPI and the emotional-affective state following a stressful situation
    Icro Maremmani
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 129:27-33. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Buprenorphine-based regimens and methadone for the medical management of opioid dependence: selecting the appropriate drug for treatment
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Addict 19:557-68. 2010
    ..Although methadone remains an essential maintenance therapy option, buprenorphine-based regimens increase access to care and provide safer, more appropriate treatment than methadone for some patients...
  13. doi request reprint Temperamental traits of women applying for a type of job that has been characterized historically by male identity: the military career as case study
    Icro Maremmani
    Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 130:275-9. 2011
    ..In this study we inquire into the question whether gender differences in temperament have continued unchanged in a field, such as the military career, that has been historically characterized by a male identity...
  14. doi request reprint Dual diagnosis and chronology of illness in treatment-seeking Italian patients dependent on heroin
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Addict Dis 30:123-35. 2011
    ..When treating patients with a dual diagnosis, clinicians should ensure that the same attention is given to the treatment of drug dependence as it is to the treatment of comorbid psychiatric conditions...
  15. pmc Do methadone and buprenorphine have the same impact on psychopathological symptoms of heroin addicts?
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P, Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:17. 2011
    ..In the present report we compared the effects of buprenorphine and methadone on the psychopathological symptoms of 213 patients (106 on buprenorphine and 107 on methadone) in a follow-up study lasting 12 months...
  16. doi request reprint TEMPS-A[p] temperament profile related to professional choice: A study in 1548 applicants to become a cadet officer in the Italian air force
    Icro Maremmani
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, 67 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 124:314-8. 2010
    ..Thus, depressive traits seem to increase sensitivity to suffering, cyclothymic traits appear relevant to creativity, and hyperthymic traits have been implicated in territoriality and leadership and more generally in active pursuits...
  17. doi request reprint Are "social drugs" (tobacco, coffee and chocolate) related to the bipolar spectrum?
    Icro Maremmani
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa and G De Lisio Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 133:227-33. 2011
    ..These substances, notably caffeine, tobacco, alcohol and chocolate, can be labeled 'social drugs'...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mood stabilizers in the treatment of substance use disorders
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    CNS Spectr 15:95-109. 2010
    ..Valproate appears to be a potentially fruitful medication to study in these dual diagnosis patients due to preliminary evidence demonstrating its anticraving efficacy...
  19. pmc Subtyping patients with heroin addiction at treatment entry: factor derived from the Self-Report Symptom Inventory (SCL-90)
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:15. 2010
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This study supports the hypothesis that mood, anxiety and impulse-control dysregulation are the core of the clinical phenomenology of addiction and should be incorporated into its nosology...
  20. doi request reprint Use of street methadone in italian heroin addicts presenting for opioid agonist treatment
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Addict Dis 28:382-8. 2009
    ..This should be accounted for when deciding on take-home policies and issues of potential methadone diversion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of treatment-resistant heroin addicts with and without DSM-IV axis I psychiatric comorbidity (dual diagnosis)
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Addict Res 14:134-42. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the long-term outcomes of treatment-resistant heroin addicts with and without DSM-IV axis I psychiatric comorbidity (dual diagnosis)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Substance use and quality of life over 12 months among buprenorphine maintenance-treated and methadone maintenance-treated heroin-addicted patients
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Research Team, Department of Psychiatry NPB, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:91-8. 2007
    ..This study suggests the long-term efficacy of methadone treatment and buprenorphine treatment on symptoms of opioid addiction and quality of life...
  23. doi request reprint TEMPS-A[P] temperament profile related to professional choice. Differences between applicants to become a cadet officer in the Italian Air Force or Navy
    Luca Rovai
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 145:106-10. 2013
    ..Temperament appears to be a factor involved in professional attitudes. The most impressive findings are those on the importance of cyclothymia in art and of hyperthymia in leadership...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and cocaine use and abuse among opioid addicts engaged in a methadone maintenance treatment program
    Icro Maremmani
    Department of Psychiatry NPB, University of Pisa, Pisa, 56100, Italy
    J Addict Dis 26:61-70. 2007
    ..Cessation of illicit opioid abuse and retention in treatment are positively correlated with decrease in alcohol and cocaine abuse and the absence of the psychosocial complications associated with such abuse...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cocaine abuse and the bipolar spectrum in 1090 heroin addicts: clinical observations and a proposed pathophysiologic model
    Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Team, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 106:55-61. 2008
    ..This topic required further examination among heroin abusers because cocaine abuse is commonly comorbid with heroin abuse...
  26. doi request reprint Discriminative hypomania checklist-32 factors in unipolar and bipolar major depressive patients
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 45:390-8. 2012
    ..The Hypomania Checklist-32 (HCL-32) has therefore been developed and tested internationally to facilitate BD recognition...
  27. doi request reprint Discriminant and convergent validity of TEMPS-A[P]. Correlation with Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ32) during a stressful situation
    Luca Rovai
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Via Roma, 67 56100 Pisa, EU, Italy
    J Affect Disord 146:142-5. 2013
    ..The Temperament Evaluation of the Memphis, Pisa, Paris and San Diego Questionnaire (TEMPS) has, in its self and rater-wise evaluation form, been designed to evaluate temperamental characteristics in clinical and non-clinical populations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Toward a unitary perspective on the bipolar spectrum and substance abuse: opiate addiction as a paradigm
    Icro Maremmani
    Santa Chiara University Hospital, Psychiatric Unit 1, University of Pisa, Italy, EU
    J Affect Disord 93:1-12. 2006
    ..We therefore submit that the present conceptualization of the link between bipolar spectrum and addictive disorders has not only heuristic and scientific values, but also an important message for the clinician...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is the bipolar spectrum the psychopathological substrate of suicidality in heroin addicts?
    Icro Maremmani
    Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 40:269-77. 2007
    ..To describe the prevalence and the risk factors of suicidal ideation in a cohort of Italian opioid addicts presenting for treatment...
  30. doi request reprint Negative dimension in psychiatry. Amotivational syndrome as a paradigm of negative symptoms in substance abuse
    Luca Rovai
    Department of Psychiatry NFB, University of Pisa, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 48:1-9. 2013
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint QTc interval prolongation in patients on long-term methadone maintenance therapy
    Icro Maremmani
    PISA SIA Study and Intervention on Addictions Group Santa Chiara, University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NFB, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur Addict Res 11:44-9. 2005
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Lifetime mood symptoms and adult separation anxiety in patients with complicated grief and/or post-traumatic stress disorder: a preliminary report
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 198:436-40. 2012
    ..No significant differences were reported in the WSAS scores. Our results support differences between CG and PTSD that are important for the consideration of including CG as a new disorder in the DSM-V...
  33. pmc Symptomatological features of patients with and without Ecstasy use during their first psychotic episode
    Fabio Rugani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Neurosciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2283-92. 2012
    ..Despite this desired and frequently realized outcome, Ecstasy use has often resulted in the genesis of psychotic symptoms and aggressive behaviors, particularly after chronic and/or intensive use...
  34. pmc Long-term γ-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and disulfiram combination therapy in GHB treatment-resistant chronic alcoholics
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, NPB, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:2816-27. 2011
    ..The results of this study seem to indicate a higher efficacy of the GHB-disulfiram association compared with GHB alone. Randomized controlled trials are now needed to verify this hypothesis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does dual diagnosis affect violence and moderate/superficial self-harm in heroin addiction at treatment entry?
    Angelo Giovanni Icro Maremmani
    From the Vincent P Dole Dual Diagnosis Unit AGIM, FR, SB, LR, MP, IM, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Chiara University Hospital, University of Pisa, Italy, EU Association for the Application of Neuroscientific Knowledge to Social Aims AU CNS AGIM, IM, Pietrasanta, Lucca, Italy, EU G De Lisio Institute of Behavioural Sciences MP, IM, Pisa, Italy, EU and Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine LD, University of Pisa, Italy, EU
    J Addict Med 8:116-22. 2014
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Alcohol abuse in social phobic patients: is there a bipolar connection?
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 68:33-9. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Towards a unitary perspective between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorder. Heroin use disorder as case study
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy, EU
    Compr Psychiatry 55:1244-51. 2014
    ..They might, in fact, both be caused by a third factor that predisposes these subjects to develop the two disorders (so allowing a unitary perspective)...
  38. pmc Prevalence and diagnostic distribution of medically unexplained painful somatic symptoms across 571 major depressed outpatients
    Michele Fornaro
    Department of Neurosciences, Section of Psychiatry, University of Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 7:217-21. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence and distribution of medically unexplained painful somatic symptoms (PSSs) versus nonpainful somatic symptoms (NPSSs) in patients diagnosed with major depressive episode (MDE)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Is unipolar mania a distinct subtype?
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 48:213-7. 2007
    ..Literature on this topic is still scarce, although this was a matter of debate since several decades...
  40. pmc Gender Differences in the Relationship between Maladaptive Behaviors and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A Study on 900 L' Aquila 2009 Earthquake Survivors
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Front Psychiatry 3:111. 2012
    ..Interestingly, post-traumatic stress symptomatology appears to be a better correlate of these behaviors among women than among men, suggesting the need for further studies based on a gender approach...
  41. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and symptomatological features in chronic psychotic patients according to cannabis use status
    Icro Maremmani
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:235-41. 2004
    ..These data indicate that chronic, psychosis, whether associated with past or with current use of cannabis, is frequently associated with bipolar spectrum disorders and tends to display less blunted affect and more clastic behavior...
  42. doi request reprint Does obesity predict bipolarity in major depressive patients?
    Giulia Vannucchi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unit of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 155:118-22. 2014
    ..We explore the relationships between obesity and history of manic and hypomanic symptoms in a large national clinical sample of MDE patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Psycho(patho)logy of "addiction." Interpretative hypothesis]
    Icro Maremmani
    PISA SIA Study and Intervention on Addictions Group, Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, Universita degli Studi, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 38:241-57. 2002
    ..Our integrated model especially accounts for the issue of mood disorders as the a weightsome psychic substrate for the development of a substance-resorting attitude...
  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison between heroin and heroin-cocaine polyabusers: a psychopathological study
    Adolfo Bandettini di Poggio
    Department of Human Morphology and Applied Biology, Via Roma 55, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1074:438-45. 2006
    ..Results show a direct relationship between cocaine abuse and a higher rate of psychiatric disorders, but a negative correlation with the severity of self-rated psychopathology...
  45. ncbi request reprint Affective temperament traits measured by TEMPS-I and emotional-behavioral problems in clinically-well children, adolescents, and young adults
    Salvatore Signoretta
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Carrara, Italy
    J Affect Disord 85:169-80. 2005
    ..The identification of specific temperament dimensions as correlates or risk factors for psychopathology in infancy, childhood and adolescence might provide key information to elucidate causal mechanisms that underlie these relationships...