Gabriele Masi

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dysthymic disorder in adolescents with intellectual disability
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa Italy IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone
    J Intellect Disabil Res 43:80-7. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of anxiety and depression in adolescents with mental retardation
    Gabriele Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 32:227-37. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Prolactin levels in young children with pervasive developmental disorders during risperidone treatment
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 11:389-94. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Anxiety comorbidity in referred children and adolescents with dysthymic disorder
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, University of Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 34:253-8. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder: a neglected comorbidity
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Can J Psychiatry 46:797-802. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Open trial of risperidone in 24 young children with pervasive developmental disorders
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, and IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Italy
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1206-14. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Separation anxiety disorder in children and adolescents: epidemiology, diagnosis and management
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Italy
    CNS Drugs 15:93-104. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine in child and adolescent outpatients with panic disorder
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 11:151-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and academic self-image in adolescence
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 34:57-61. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in children and adolescents with dysthymic disorder
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 34:29-35. 2001

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Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint Dysthymic disorder in adolescents with intellectual disability
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa Italy IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone
    J Intellect Disabil Res 43:80-7. 1999
    ..The K-SADS clinical interview seems to be a reliable instrument for the diagnosis and clinical definition of depressive symptomatology in this special population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of anxiety and depression in adolescents with mental retardation
    Gabriele Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 32:227-37. 2002
    ..Depression measures were not correlated; their correlation with more general measures of psychopathology was weak. Clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prolactin levels in young children with pervasive developmental disorders during risperidone treatment
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 11:389-94. 2001
    ..Given the paucity of available data on potential effects of long-term hyperprolactinemia, a monitoring of prolactin during treatment with risperidone and other typical and atypical antipsychotics may be warranted...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anxiety comorbidity in referred children and adolescents with dysthymic disorder
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, University of Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 34:253-8. 2001
    ..Data are discussed in the light of conceptualizations about the relationship between chronic anxiety and depressive disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder: a neglected comorbidity
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Can J Psychiatry 46:797-802. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Open trial of risperidone in 24 young children with pervasive developmental disorders
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, and IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Italy
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1206-14. 2001
    ..To describe tolerability and efficacy of risperidone in very young children with pervasive developmental disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Separation anxiety disorder in children and adolescents: epidemiology, diagnosis and management
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Italy
    CNS Drugs 15:93-104. 2001
    ..Buspirone should be considered in children who have not responded to other treatments. Further research is needed to confirm efficacy of newer antidepressants (venlafaxine, mirtazapine, nefazodone) in childhood anxiety disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine in child and adolescent outpatients with panic disorder
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 11:151-7. 2001
    ..3%) were considered responders. The mean change on the CGI-Severity scale was statistically significant (p < 0.0001). Paroxetine was well tolerated and effective in the treatment of PD in these children and adolescents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and academic self-image in adolescence
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 34:57-61. 2001
    ..Differences between gender in CDI scores, beliefs about schooling and learning, and pattern of correlation are considered. These results can enable to focus supporting psychological interventions on more specific targets...
  10. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in children and adolescents with dysthymic disorder
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 34:29-35. 2001
    ..Externalising disorders were less frequently represented in our sample (14%). An early diagnosis of 'pure' DD before the first episode of MDD is crucial for a timely intervention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychopathological aspects of cryptorchidism in children and adolescents
    G Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris University of Pisa, Calambrone, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 30:75-85. 1999
    ..A case report of an adolescent with unilateral cryptorchidism is reported and discussed, as an example of pubertal distortion in bodily and gender identity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Depression and school functioning in non-referred adolescents: a pilot study
    G Masi
    University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 30:161-71. 2000
    ..A real school failure did not affect the academic self image. These data seem to suggest that different components of the academic self-image can be differently associated with depressive feelings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Depressive comorbidity in children and adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder
    G Masi
    University of Pisa, IRCCS Stella Maris, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 30:205-15. 2000
    ..Subjects with comorbid depression showed a more severe functional impairment, assessed with C-GAS. Data are discussed in the light of conceptualizations about the relationship between anxiety and depression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Generalized anxiety disorder in adolescents and young adults with mild mental retardation
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry 63:54-64. 2000
    ..Number and severity of symptoms did not correlate with Full Scale and Verbal IQs. High rates of comorbidity with depression were evident both in normal IQ and in developmentally delayed subjects...
  15. ncbi request reprint The Kleine-Levin syndrome as a neuropsychiatric disorder: a case report
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry 63:93-100. 2000
    ..Implications regarding a combined psychological and pharmacological treatment are also discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Somatic symptoms in children and adolescents referred for emotional and behavioral disorders
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry 63:140-9. 2000
    ..A collaboration between primary care physicians, pediatricians, and child psychiatrists may promote early diagnoses and timely treatments and prevent negative social and scholastic consequences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Panic disorder in clinically referred children and adolescents
    G Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 31:139-51. 2000
    ..90% of patients had at least one parent with an anxiety disorder, 52% had one parent with depressive disorder, 33% had one parent with drug treated PD...
  18. doi request reprint A naturalistic exploratory study of the impact of demographic, phenotypic and comorbid features in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Italy
    Psychopathology 43:69-78. 2010
    ..In this naturalistic study we consider these characteristics of OCD in the framework of the 4 OCD phenotypes (contamination/cleaning, order/symmetry, obsessions/checking and hoarding) proposed by Leckman et al...
  19. ncbi request reprint Bipolar co-morbidity in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: clinical and treatment implications
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute Child Neurology and Psychiatry, 56018 Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 17:475-86. 2007
    ..The significance of the hoarding subtype deserves further research on larger samples of pediatric patients...
  20. doi request reprint Pediatric social anxiety disorder: predictors of response to pharmacological treatment
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:410-4. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to explore predictors of treatment response, and the role of comorbidity in affecting refractoriness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical and research implications of panic-bipolar comorbidity in children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 153:47-54. 2007
    ..The data are compatible with the hypothesis that Panic-BD and ADHD-BD might represent distinct developmental pathways of bipolar disorder. Further research on this question may prove rewarding...
  22. ncbi request reprint Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- bipolar comorbidity in children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 8:373-81. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze the cross-sectional and longitudinal implications of such comorbidity in children and adolescents with BD...
  23. doi request reprint Pharmacological response in juvenile bipolar disorder subtypes: A naturalistic retrospective examination
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56018 Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 177:192-8. 2010
    ..Such naturalistic data from an ordinary clinical setting have relevance to clinical practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of DSM-IV subtyping of bipolar disorders in referred children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1299-306. 2007
    ..We explore the clinical implications of this subtyping in a naturalistic sample of referred youths with BD I, BD II, and BD-NOS...
  25. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy in paediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: a naturalistic, retrospective study
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    CNS Drugs 23:241-52. 2009
    ..Effectiveness of serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) has been supported by several double-blind, placebo-controlled studies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Developmental differences according to age at onset in juvenile bipolar disorder
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:679-85. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Developmental pathways for different subtypes of early-onset bipolarity in youths
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56018 Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1335-41. 2012
    ..This study was aimed at exploring whether ADHD and multiple anxiety disorders may exhibit different pathways to specific bipolar phenotypes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in referred children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, 56018 Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 47:42-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to explore whether comorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects the clinical expression and outcome of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in a clinical sample...
  29. doi request reprint Conduct disorder in referred children and adolescents: clinical and therapeutic issues
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, 56018 Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 49:146-53. 2008
    ..We addressed this issue in a large sample of youths with CD, considering age at onset, sex, and response to treatments as variables...
  30. ncbi request reprint Generalized anxiety disorder in referred children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:752-60. 2004
    ..Symptoms and comorbidity of generalized anxiety disorder are described as a function of age, gender, and comorbidity in a consecutive series of referred children and adolescents...
  31. doi request reprint Aripiprazole monotherapy in children and young adolescents with pervasive developmental disorders: a retrospective study
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    CNS Drugs 23:511-21. 2009
    ..The appropriate use of pharmacotherapy can improve some aberrant symptoms and behaviours and increase the person's response to non-pharmacological interventions...
  32. doi request reprint Effectiveness of lithium in children and adolescents with conduct disorder: a retrospective naturalistic study
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    CNS Drugs 23:59-69. 2009
    ..Use of lithium in hospitalized children and adolescents with CD has been evaluated in a small number of studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Externalizing disorders in consecutively referred children and adolescents with bipolar disorder
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 44:184-9. 2003
    ..ADHD can be viewed as a precursor of a child-onset subtype of BD, while CD might represent a prodromal or a concomitant behavioral complication that identifies a more malignant and refractory form of BD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Phenomenology and comorbidity of dysthymic disorder in 100 consecutively referred children and adolescents: beyond DSM-IV
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56018 Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    Can J Psychiatry 48:99-105. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to describe prototypical symptomatology and comorbidity of DD, according to DSM-IV criteria, in a consecutive series of referred children and adolescents, as a function of age and sex...
  35. doi request reprint Aripiprazole in children with Tourette's disorder and co-morbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a 12-week, open-label, preliminary study
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:120-5. 2012
    ..Our preliminary data suggest that aripiprazole may represent a possible therapeutic option, among other possible monotherapies addressing both tics and ADHD...
  36. doi request reprint Predictors of nonresponse to psychosocial treatment in children and adolescents with disruptive behavior disorders
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 21:51-5. 2011
    ..affective) can affect response to psychosocial treatment in referred youths with disruptive behavior disorders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole augmentation in 39 adolescents with medication-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56018 Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:688-93. 2010
    ..7%) were reported, but any of the patients discontinued medication because of adverse effects.In these severely impaired adolescents, aripiprazole augmentation of SRIs was well tolerated and effective in more than half of the patients...
  38. doi request reprint Managing bipolar youths in a psychiatric inpatient emergency service
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56018 Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 42:1-11. 2011
    ..In summary, BD in emergency settings may represent a subtype with clinical and therapeutic peculiarities, and specific challenges for mental health services...
  39. doi request reprint Comorbidity of conduct disorder and bipolar disorder in clinically referred children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 18:271-9. 2008
    ..We address the implications of this comorbidity in a naturalistic sample of youths with BD, CD, and CD+BD...
  40. ncbi request reprint Temperament in adolescents with anxiety and depressive disorders and in their families
    Gabriele Masi
    Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Stella Maris, Via dei Giacinti 2 56018 Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 33:245-59. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that both Emotionality and Shyness are prominent temperamental features in adolescents with anxiety with or without depression, and in their parents and siblings...
  41. ncbi request reprint A 3-year naturalistic study of 53 preschool children with pervasive developmental disorders treated with risperidone
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1039-47. 2003
    ..The purpose of this 3-year naturalistic study (March 1999-April 2002) is to describe the clinical outcome of a consecutive sample of preschool children with PDD treated with risperidone monotherapy...
  42. ncbi request reprint The clinical phenotypes of juvenile bipolar disorder: toward a validation of the episodic-chronic-distinction
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 59:603-10. 2006
    ..irritable) or course (episodic vs. chronic)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive bipolar comorbidity: focus on children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 78:175-83. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study is to explore some clinical aspects of this interface in children and adolescents, as it appears in a setting of routine clinical practice...
  44. doi request reprint Antipsychotic augmentation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in resistant tic-related obsessive-compulsive disorder in children and adolescents: a naturalistic comparative study
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1007-12. 2013
    ..In tic-related pediatric OCD, augmentation of SSRIs with risperidone or aripiprazole was tolerated and effective in about half of the patients non responding to an SSRI...
  45. ncbi request reprint A naturalistic study of referred children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa Italy
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:673-81. 2005
    ..To report on clinical features, comorbidity, and response to pharmacotherapy in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) naturalistically followed and treated with serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predictors of treatment nonresponse in bipolar children and adolescents with manic or mixed episodes
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 14:395-404. 2004
    ..Follow-up studies with a larger sample size with BD and/or externalizing disorders appropriately managed with different treatment options and/or combinations are warranted...
  47. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine treatment in adolescents with severe conduct disorder
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56018 Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    Eur Psychiatry 21:51-7. 2006
    ..Age at onset of CD and comorbid disorders did not affect treatment response. These preliminary findings suggest that olanzapine may improve behavior in adolescents with severe and treatment-refractory CD and impulsive aggression...
  48. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of major depressive disorder in adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Stella Maris, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56018 Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:375-86. 2010
    ..However, although the use of antidepressants increased markedly during the 1990s, in recent years it has decreased as a result of concerns regarding the emergence of suicidality during antidepressant treatment...
  49. doi request reprint The hippocampus, neurotrophic factors and depression: possible implications for the pharmacotherapy of depression
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    CNS Drugs 25:913-31. 2011
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Management of schizophrenia in children and adolescents: focus on pharmacotherapy
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Drugs 71:179-208. 2011
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Prepubertal bipolar disorder: available pharmacological treatment options
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56018 Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:547-60. 2005
    ..Finally, the prophylaxis of intercritical phases and the management of specific challenging conditions, such as bipolar depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, with bipolar comorbidity, will be reviewed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment options for panic disorder in children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris Scientific Institute for Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2 56018 Calambrone Pi, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 7:545-54. 2006
    ..The data supporting efficacy are still limited, and no controlled studies are available. Practical guidelines for the management of these patients are provided, including treatment of the most frequent psychiatric comorbidities...
  53. pmc Quetiapine monotherapy in adolescents with bipolar disorder comorbid with conduct disorder
    Gabriele Masi
    1 Scientific Institute Stella Maris for Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 23:568-71. 2013
    ..0%) experienced moderate to severe sedation and eight (20.0%) experienced increased appetite and weight gain. In these severely impaired adolescents, quetiapine monotherapy was well tolerated and effective in>50% of the patients...
  54. doi request reprint Autism with seizures and intellectual disability: possible causative role of gain-of-function of the inwardly-rectifying K+ channel Kir4.1
    Federico Sicca
    Epilepsy, Neurophysiology and Neurogenetics Unit, IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation, Via dei Giacinti 2, 56128 Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    Neurobiol Dis 43:239-47. 2011
    ..Dysfunction in astrocytic-dependent K(+) buffering may contribute to autism/epilepsy phenotype, by altering neuronal excitability and synaptic function, and may represent a new target for novel therapeutic approaches...
  55. doi request reprint Low-dose olanzapine monotherapy in girls with anorexia nervosa, restricting subtype: focus on hyperactivity
    Chiara Leggero
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Via dei Giacinti 2, Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 20:127-33. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of olanzapine in girls with anorexia nervosa, restricting subtype (ANr)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Children with schizophrenia: clinical picture and pharmacological treatment
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    CNS Drugs 20:841-66. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Nonconvulsive status epilepticus precipitated by carbamazepine presenting as dissociative and affective disorders in adolescents
    Carla Marini
    Epilepsy, Neurophysiology and Neurogenetics Unit, IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation, Pisa, Italy
    J Child Neurol 20:693-6. 2005
    ..Nonconvulsive status epilepticus should be suspected and searched for in patients with epileptic seizures and ictal or fluctuating behavioral disorders...
  58. ncbi request reprint Self-reported depressive symptoms in a school sample of Italian children and adolescents
    Paola Poli
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone Pisa, Italy
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 33:209-26. 2003
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Clozapine in adolescent inpatients with acute mania
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 12:93-9. 2002
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that clozapine may improve the clinical picture in adolescents with treatment-refractory manic or mixed episodes. Controlled studies on larger samples are warranted...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of pervasive developmental disorders in children and adolescents
    Gabriele Masi
    IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    CNS Drugs 18:1031-52. 2004
    ..Further research into the drug treatment of PDDs, including placebo-controlled trials and long-term, naturalistic follow-up studies of large samples of patients of different age ranges, is warranted...
  61. doi request reprint A 7 Mb duplication at 22q13 in a girl with bipolar disorder and hippocampal malformation
    Tiziano Pramparo
    Biologia Generale e Genetica Medica, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 146:1754-60. 2008
    ..Stringent correlations between submicroscopic imbalances, specific behavioral phenotypes and brain imaging will possibly help in dissecting complex behavioral traits...
  62. ncbi request reprint Teacher reports of ADHD symptoms in Italian children at the end of first grade
    Daniele Mugnaini
    A Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Eur Psychiatry 21:419-26. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of teacher-rated ADHD symptoms in Italian first-graders...
  63. ncbi request reprint A comparison of North American versus non-North American ADHD study populations
    Jan K Buitelaar
    Dept of Psychiatry, Academic Centre for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Medical Centre St Radboud, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:177-81. 2006
    ..This supports the practice of generalizing results from treatment studies across geographies...
  64. ncbi request reprint Acute catatonia after a single dose of ecstasy
    Gabriele Masi
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:892. 2002
  65. ncbi request reprint Kleine-Levin syndrome mimicking mania
    Gabriele Masi
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:551-2. 2007