Armando Piccinni

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and functioning in remitted bipolar I outpatients
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 48:323-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of lifetime mood and panic-agoraphobic spectrum symptoms on quality of life of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, Psychiatry II Unit, University of Pisa, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 47:201-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Methodological approach to depressive symptoms in fibromyalgia patients
    Antonello Veltri
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:136-42. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor plasma levels in patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:899-902. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Diurnal variation of plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in humans: an analysis of sex differences
    Armando Piccinni
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 25:819-26. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Neurodegeneration, β-amyloid and mood disorders: state of the art and future perspectives
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:661-71. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in Parkinson's disease
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 53:727-31. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Plasma Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in treatment-resistant depressed patients receiving electroconvulsive therapy
    Armando Piccinni
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 19:349-55. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Plasma β-amyloid peptides levels: a pilot study in bipolar depressed patients
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 138:160-4. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Plasma fluvoxamine levels and OCD symptoms/response in adult patients
    Donatella Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:397-402. 2012

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and functioning in remitted bipolar I outpatients
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 48:323-8. 2007
    ..An affectively biased cognition may explain the gap between patient's perception of functioning and estimated functional adjustment, as assessed by clinicians...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of lifetime mood and panic-agoraphobic spectrum symptoms on quality of life of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, Psychiatry II Unit, University of Pisa, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 47:201-8. 2006
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  3. ncbi request reprint Methodological approach to depressive symptoms in fibromyalgia patients
    Antonello Veltri
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:136-42. 2012
    ..Moreover, we aimed to discuss the possible approach to mood symptoms in FM patients according to the mood spectrum model...
  4. doi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor plasma levels in patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:899-902. 2009
    ..001), although obtained in a small sample size, would suggest that this NT may be involved in the pathophysiology of PTSD...
  5. doi request reprint Diurnal variation of plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in humans: an analysis of sex differences
    Armando Piccinni
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 25:819-26. 2008
    ..These findings support the concept of rhythmic variation in plasma BDNF regulation that seems to be sex-related...
  6. doi request reprint Neurodegeneration, β-amyloid and mood disorders: state of the art and future perspectives
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:661-71. 2013
    ..Recent studies have shown modifications in blood beta-amyloid (Aβ) levels in depressed patients. This literature review examines the potential relationship between Aβ-mediated neurotoxicity and pathophysiology of mood disorders...
  7. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in Parkinson's disease
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 53:727-31. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationship between the presence and severity of depression and the degree of motor and functional disability in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  8. doi request reprint Plasma Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in treatment-resistant depressed patients receiving electroconvulsive therapy
    Armando Piccinni
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 19:349-55. 2009
    ..These findings would suggest the potential usefulness of baseline plasma BDNF levels as predictors of response to ECT in treatment-resistant depressed patients...
  9. doi request reprint Plasma β-amyloid peptides levels: a pilot study in bipolar depressed patients
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 138:160-4. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the plasma levels of Aβ40 and Aβ42 in patients with bipolar depression and healthy subjects, and to correlate them with the characteristics of clinical course...
  10. doi request reprint Plasma fluvoxamine levels and OCD symptoms/response in adult patients
    Donatella Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:397-402. 2012
    ..In this study, we explored the possible relationships between plasma fluvoxamine levels and clinical features and/or response in adult obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients treated with this drug for 6 months...
  11. doi request reprint Plasma amyloid-β levels in drug-resistant bipolar depressed patients receiving electroconvulsive therapy
    Armando Piccinni
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 67:185-91. 2013
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of psychotropic drugs: effect of sex
    Donatella Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    CNS Spectr 18:118-27. 2013
    ..Further studies are, however, necessary to explore more thoroughly the impact of sex on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of psychotropic drugs, in order to reach the most appropriate and tailored prescription for each patient...
  13. ncbi request reprint Romantic attachment in patients with mood and anxiety disorders
    Donatella Marazziti
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Italy
    CNS Spectr 12:751-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare romantic attachment styles among patients with different mood and anxiety disorders and control subjects...
  14. doi request reprint BDNF level in the rat prefrontal cortex increases following chronic but not acute treatment with duloxetine, a dual acting inhibitor of noradrenaline and serotonin re-uptake
    Claudio Mannari
    Department of Neuroscience, Sect Pharmacology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 28:457-68. 2008
    ..We investigated the effects of acute and chronic treatment with Duloxetine, a new drug blocking the re-uptake of serotonin and noradrenaline (SNRI), on BDNF level in the prefrontal cortex, cerebrospinal fluid, plasma, and serum...
  15. ncbi request reprint Plasma and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in depressed patients during 1 year of antidepressant treatments
    Armando Piccinni
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Affect Disord 105:279-83. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the possible relationships between depressive symptoms and serum and/or plasma BDNF levels during 1 year of antidepressant treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Therapeutic options for binge eating disorder
    Carla E Ramacciotti
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Pharmacology, Neurobiology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 18:3-9. 2013
    ..This article addresses the state of the art concerning the treatment of binge eating disorder (BED). Pharmacological and psychotherapeutic strategies, together with issues concerning the involvement in bariatric surgery are considered...
  17. doi request reprint Associations between brain-derived neurotrophic factor plasma levels and severity of the illness, recurrence and symptoms in depressed patients
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 62:207-12. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to measure BDNF plasma levels in patients affected by major depression and to explore the possible relationship between the biological parameter and characteristics of the illness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between bipolar illness and binge-eating disorders
    Carla E Ramacciotti
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126, Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 135:165-70. 2005
    ..Given differences in gender distribution and family history, cultural and familial influences may also be significant in the minority of BP binge-eating patients who develop BN...