Giulio Perugi

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi The role of cyclothymia in atypical depression: toward a data-based reconceptualization of the borderline-bipolar II connection
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 73:87-98. 2003
  2. doi 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
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. doi 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
  6. doi Impulsivity in anxiety disorder patients: is it related to comorbid cyclothymia?
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 133:600-6. 2011
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi 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

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  1. ncbi The role of cyclothymia in atypical depression: toward a data-based reconceptualization of the borderline-bipolar II connection
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 73:87-98. 2003
    ....
  2. doi 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...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi 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)...
  5. doi 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...
  6. doi Impulsivity in anxiety disorder patients: is it related to comorbid cyclothymia?
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 133:600-6. 2011
    ..healthy controls. In the same sample we now explore the influence of comorbid soft bipolar spectrum disorders on the relationship between anxiety disorders and impulsivity...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi 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
    ....
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. doi 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...
  14. ncbi 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'...
  15. ncbi Diagnosis, assessment and management of delusional jealousy in Parkinson's disease with and without dementia
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:1537-41. 2013
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  16. ncbi Impulsivity in patients with panic disorder-agoraphobia: the role of cyclothymia
    Alessandra Del Carlo
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences G De Lisio, Via di Pratale, 3 Pisa, Italy Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 54:1090-7. 2013
    ..In our patients with PD, without lifetime comorbidity with major mood episodes, trait and state impulsivity may be related to the presence of comorbid cyclothymic mood instability. ..
  17. doi Long-term naturalistic follow-up of patients with bipolar depression and mixed state treated with electroconvulsive therapy
    Pierpaolo Medda
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy and Institute of Behavioural Science G De Lisio, Carrara Pisa, Italy
    J ECT 29:179-88. 2013
    ....
  18. doi Different measures of impulsivity in patients with anxiety disorders: a case control study
    Alessandra Del Carlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 197:231-6. 2012
    ..Further investigations are needed to assess the extent to which impulsivity might or might not be directly related to the anxiety disorder...
  19. doi 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. doi 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...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. doi 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...
  26. ncbi Bulimia nervosa in atypical depression: the mediating role of cyclothymic temperament
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, Psychiatry Section, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 92:91-7. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi Clinical features, developmental course, and psychiatric comorbidity of adult autism spectrum disorders
    Giulia Vannucchi
    1 Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Unit, University of Pisa, Italy
    CNS Spectr 19:157-64. 2014
    ..It is proposed that a careful diagnostic screening for ASDs in adults would contribute to clarifying the relationship with comorbid psychiatric disorders, while improving the possibility of treatment and outcome of such conditions. ..
  29. ncbi Clinical subtypes of severe bipolar mixed states
    Giulio Perugi
    Clinica Psichiatrica, Dipartmento di Medicina Sperimentale, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:1076-82. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify different clinical subtypes in severe, treatment resistant bipolar mixed state (MS)...
  30. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder: a comparison of clinical features
    Franco Frare
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Eur Psychiatry 19:292-8. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. doi Is comorbid borderline personality disorder in patients with major depressive episode and bipolarity a developmental subtype? Findings from the international BRIDGE study
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 144:72-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the clinical profile of patients with BD and comorbid BPD in a world-wide sample selected during a major depressive episode (MDE)...
  33. ncbi Comparative response to electroconvulsive therapy in medication-resistant bipolar I patients with depression and mixed state
    Pierpaolo Medda
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J ECT 26:82-6. 2010
    ..We compared the response with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) of bipolar I patients resistant to pharmacological treatment, who presented depression or mixed state (MS)...
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. ncbi Effectiveness of adjunctive gabapentin in resistant bipolar disorder: is it due to anxious-alcohol abuse comorbidity?
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, Psychiatry Section, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:584-91. 2002
    ..What is new in the present report is the suggestion that the utility of GBP in resistant bipolar disorder resides in its effectiveness against comorbid panic disorder and alcohol abuse...
  36. doi 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
    ....
  37. ncbi Phenomenological subtypes of severe bipolar mixed states: a factor analytic study
    Giulio Perugi
    Clinica Psichiatrica, Dipartmento di Medicina Sperimentale, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:799-806. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to define the multidimensional psychopathological structure of severe MS. To our knowledge, no factor analytical studies including only patients with MS, have been conducted before...
  38. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive-bipolar comorbidity: a systematic exploration of clinical features and treatment outcome
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:1129-34. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study is to address this challenge as it appears in a setting of routine clinical practice...
  39. doi Dopamine agonists and delusional jealousy in Parkinson's disease: a cross-sectional prevalence study
    Michele Poletti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Mov Disord 27:1679-82. 2012
    ..Delusional jealousy (DJ) has been described in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) on dopaminergic therapy, but a role for dopaminergic therapy in DJ has not been established...
  40. ncbi 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
    ....
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of agoraphobia with panic disorder
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    CNS Drugs 21:741-64. 2007
    ..Cognitive-behavioural therapy is the best studied non-pharmacological approach and can be applied to many patients, depending on its availability...
  43. ncbi The soft bipolar spectrum redefined: focus on the cyclothymic, anxious-sensitive, impulse-dyscontrol, and binge-eating connection in bipolar II and related conditions
    Giulio Perugi
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences G De Lisio, Viale Monzone 3, 54031 Carrara, Italy
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:713-37. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi 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...
  45. ncbi Open-label evaluation of venlafaxine sustained release in outpatients with generalized anxiety disorder with comorbid major depression or dysthymia: effectiveness, tolerability and predictors of response
    Giulio Perugi
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences G De Lisio, Carrara, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 46:145-9. 2002
    ..Our data confirm the effectiveness and tolerability of SR-VF in mixed anxiety-depressive states. The differential response suggests a pathophysiologic and clinical distinction between GAD with comorbid MD or dysthymia...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. doi 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...
  48. ncbi 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...
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. doi 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...
  51. doi Adjunctive valproate in panic disorder patients with comorbid bipolar disorder or otherwise resistant to standard antidepressants: a 3-year "open" follow-up study
    Giulio Perugi
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences G De Lisio, Carrara, MS, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:553-60. 2010
    ..The results of the study support the hypothesis of resistance to antidepressant treatment being related to mood instability...
  52. ncbi 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)...
  53. doi A case of deep venous thrombosis following protracted catatonic immobility recovered with electroconvulsive therapy: the relevance for an early intervention
    Pierpaolo Medda
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:209.e5-7. 2012
    ....
  54. doi Unexplained somatic symptoms during major depression: prevalence and clinical impact in a national sample of Italian psychiatric outpatients
    Giulio Perugi
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Universita di Pisa, Institute of Behavioural Sciences G De Lisio, Pisa, Italy
    Psychopathology 44:116-24. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the prevalence and impact of unexplained somatic symptoms during major depression...
  55. doi 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...
  56. pmc Adult separation anxiety in patients with complicated grief versus healthy control subjects: relationships with lifetime depressive and hypomanic symptoms
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:29. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  57. ncbi 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...
  58. ncbi 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
    ....
  59. pmc A systematic, updated review on the antidepressant agomelatine focusing on its melatonergic modulation
    Michele Fornaro
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Curr Neuropharmacol 8:287-304. 2010
    ..To present an updated, comprehensive review on clinical and pre-clinical studies on agomelatine...
  60. ncbi Reboxetine, a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for panic disorder
    Marcio Versiani
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:31-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy and tolerability of reboxetine, a novel selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, in patients with panic disorder with and without agoraphobia...
  61. ncbi 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...
  62. ncbi 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...
  63. ncbi Bipolar II and anxious reactive "comorbidity": toward better phenotypic characterization suitable for genotyping
    Hagop S Akiskal
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of California at San Diego, and Veterans Administration Medical Center, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Affect Disord 96:239-47. 2006
    ..This association has genetic-familial implications, which we believe must be incorporated in refining the BP-II phenotype suitable for genotyping purposes...
  64. ncbi Agitated "unipolar" depression re-conceptualized as a depressive mixed state: implications for the antidepressant-suicide controversy
    Hagop S Akiskal
    Department of Psychiatry and International Mood Center, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Affect Disord 85:245-58. 2005
    ..S., Mallya, G., 1987. Criteria for the "soft" bipolar spectrum: treatment implications. Psychopharmacol Bull. 23, 68-73]...
  65. ncbi Antiepileptic drugs: indications other than epilepsy
    Edoardo Spina
    Section of Pharmacology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Italy
    Epileptic Disord 6:57-75. 2004
    ..In addition, newer AEDs appear to have a more favourable tolerability and drug interaction profile as compared to older compounds, so thus improving compliance to treatment...
  66. ncbi Clinical vs. structured interview on anxiety and affective disorders by primary care physicians. understanding diagnostic discordance
    Matteo Balestrieri
    Clinica di Psichiatria e PMP, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:144-51. 2007
    ..To assess in a national sample the ability of GPs to detect psychiatric disorders using a clinical vs. a standardized interview and to characterize the patients that were falsely diagnosed with an anxiety or affective disorder...