Maurizio Pompili

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Affective temperaments and psychopathological dimensions of personality in bipolar and cyclothymic patients
    Desiree Harnic
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Behav Med 39:17-23. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in type 1 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:352-60. 2014
  3. pmc Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy in patients with "male depression" syndrome, hopelessness, and suicide risk: a pilot study
    Gloria Angeletti
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions and Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Depress Res Treat 2013:408983. 2013
  4. pmc Patient outcome in migraine prophylaxis: the role of psychopharmacological agents
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Patient Relat Outcome Meas 1:107-18. 2010
  5. pmc Relationship between Temperament, Depression, Anxiety, and Hopelessness in Adolescents: A Structural Equation Model
    Paolo Iliceto
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 1035 Via di Grottarossa, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Depress Res Treat 2011:160175. 2011
  6. pmc Persistent suicide risk in clinically improved schizophrenia patients: challenge of the suicidal dimension
    Amresh Shrivastava
    Silver Mind Hospital and Mental Health Foundation of India, Mumbai, India
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 6:633-8. 2010
  7. pmc Suicide risk in depression and bipolar disorder: Do impulsiveness-aggressiveness and pharmacotherapy predict suicidal intent?
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:247-55. 2008
  8. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity and suicide risk in patients with chronic migraine
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 6:81-91. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in dialysis: review of current literature
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Med 46:85-108. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Mood disorders medications: predictors of nonadherence - review of the current literature
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 13:809-25. 2013

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Publications137 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Affective temperaments and psychopathological dimensions of personality in bipolar and cyclothymic patients
    Desiree Harnic
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Behav Med 39:17-23. 2013
    ..BD and cyclothymic patients differed significantly in temperament and personality, differences that may have important implications for treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in type 1 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:352-60. 2014
    ..Research has shown that suicide risk is often present in patients suffering from type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM-1)...
  3. pmc Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy in patients with "male depression" syndrome, hopelessness, and suicide risk: a pilot study
    Gloria Angeletti
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions and Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Depress Res Treat 2013:408983. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Patient outcome in migraine prophylaxis: the role of psychopharmacological agents
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Patient Relat Outcome Meas 1:107-18. 2010
    ..Migraine is a serious illness that needs correct treatment for acute attacks and, in addition, a treatment prophylaxis, since patients with migraine suffer during acute attacks and also between attacks...
  5. pmc Relationship between Temperament, Depression, Anxiety, and Hopelessness in Adolescents: A Structural Equation Model
    Paolo Iliceto
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 1035 Via di Grottarossa, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Depress Res Treat 2011:160175. 2011
    ..Depression, anxiety and hopelessness are in a complex relationship partly mediated by temperament...
  6. pmc Persistent suicide risk in clinically improved schizophrenia patients: challenge of the suicidal dimension
    Amresh Shrivastava
    Silver Mind Hospital and Mental Health Foundation of India, Mumbai, India
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 6:633-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess suicidality in long-term clinically improved schizophrenia patients who were treated in a nongovernmental psychiatric treatment centre in Mumbai, India...
  7. pmc Suicide risk in depression and bipolar disorder: Do impulsiveness-aggressiveness and pharmacotherapy predict suicidal intent?
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:247-55. 2008
    ..Impulsivity and antidepressant use were the strongest predictors even after controlling for several sociodemographic and clinical variables...
  8. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity and suicide risk in patients with chronic migraine
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 6:81-91. 2010
    ..Future research should include sound methodologically-based studies focusing on the interplay of factors behind the relationship between migraine, suicide risk, and mental illness...
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in dialysis: review of current literature
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Med 46:85-108. 2013
    ..Studies have shown that patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) are at risk of experiencing suicidal ideation and suicide attempt...
  10. doi request reprint Mood disorders medications: predictors of nonadherence - review of the current literature
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 13:809-25. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to clarify this issue...
  11. doi request reprint Epidemiology of suicide in bipolar disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 15:457-90. 2013
    ..The aim of the present paper is to provide a systematic review of the existing literature on the epidemiology of completed suicides in adult patients with bipolar disorder (BD)...
  12. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and suicide risk among veterans: a literature review
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 00189 Rome, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:802-12. 2013
    ..The association between PTSD and suicidal behavior was confirmed by the presence of other risk factors and high rates of comorbidity. Current suicidal behavior should be adequately assessed in war veterans. ..
  13. doi request reprint Agomelatine, a novel intriguing antidepressant option enhancing neuroplasticity: a critical review
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    World J Biol Psychiatry 14:412-31. 2013
    ..Targeting melatonergic receptors, agomelatine play a crucial role in synchronizing circadian rhythms, known to be altered in depressed subjects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis and prolactin abnormalities in suicidal behavior
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 1035 1039, Via di Grottarossa, 00189, Rome, Italy
    CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 12:954-70. 2013
    ..Although no studies have been done to determine whether ante-mortem physical stress may be detected by raised post-mortem PRL, this would be of great interest for physicians. ..
  15. pmc The validation of the Italian Perceived Disability Scale (IPDS) in chronic daily headache sufferers
    Marco Innamorati
    Università Europea di Roma, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 10:21-6. 2009
    ..The IPDS is a brief instrument that is useful for comparisons with other chronic illnesses, and it may be used both for basic research and clinical applications when screening for comorbidity with emotional distress and disorders...
  16. pmc White matter hyperintensities and self-reported depression in a sample of patients with chronic headache
    Gianluca Serafini
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 1035 1039, Via di Grottarossa, 00189, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 13:661-7. 2012
    ..In multivariate analyses, patients with PWMHs were 1.06 times more likely to report fewer depressive symptoms than patients without PWMHs. WMH lesions in patients with chronic headache were associated with less depression severity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Affective temperaments and hopelessness as predictors of health and social functioning in mood disorder patients: a prospective follow-up study
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 150:216-22. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Depression and affective temperaments are associated with poor health-related quality of life in patients with HIV infection
    Maurizio Pompili
    Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Psychiatr Pract 19:109-17. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine affective temperaments in a sample of patients with HIV, the impact of hopelessness on HRQoL, and associations among HRQoL, hopelessness, and affective temperaments...
  19. doi request reprint Indications for electroconvulsive treatment in schizophrenia: a systematic review
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Schizophr Res 146:1-9. 2013
    ..However, many unanswered questions remain regarding its role in the management of patients with schizophrenia...
  20. doi request reprint Does the level of education influence completed suicide? A nationwide register study
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 147:437-40. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether education attainment was associated with completed suicide, a topic only marginally investigated in the literature...
  21. doi request reprint Early onset of action and sleep-improving effect are crucial in decreasing suicide risk: the role of quetiapine XR in the treatment of unipolar and bipolar depression
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 47:489-97. 2012
    ..Both beneficial effects play an important role in the reduction of suicidal risk frequently observed in depressed patients...
  22. doi request reprint Prolactin and thyroid hormone levels are associated with suicide attempts in psychiatric patients
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 200:389-94. 2012
    ..Further studies may help in understanding how these findings can be used by clinicians in assessing suicide risk...
  23. doi request reprint Car accidents as a method of suicide: a comprehensive overview
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 223:1-9. 2012
    ..On the other hand, the association between accident-pronesses and unconscious self-destructive impulses is an issue that is difficult to solve...
  24. doi request reprint Suicide risk in multiple sclerosis: a systematic review of current literature
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 73:411-7. 2012
    ..Mental health assessment of physically ill patients should form part of routine clinical evaluation, particularly in chronic illness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Do stroke patients have an increased risk of developing suicidal ideation or dying by suicide? An overview of the current literature
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:711-21. 2012
    ..The factors found to confer the most risk for suicidality were depression, previous mood disorder, prior history of stroke, and cognitive impairment...
  26. ncbi request reprint How does subjective experience of pain relate to psychopathology among psychiatric patients?
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:534-40. 2012
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  27. doi request reprint Temperaments mediate suicide risk and psychopathology among patients with bipolar disorders
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00189, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 53:280-5. 2012
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Cyclothymic-depressive-anxious temperament pattern is related to suicide risk in 346 patients with major mood disorders
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 136:405-11. 2012
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  29. doi request reprint A longitudinal epidemiological comparison of suicide and other causes of death in Italian children and adolescents
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:111-21. 2012
    ..National suicide prevention actions should parallel prevention measures implemented to reduce other causes of death...
  30. doi request reprint Preventing suicide in jails and prisons: suggestions from experience with psychiatric inpatients
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Forensic Sci 54:1155-62. 2009
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  31. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity in patients with chronic daily headache and migraine: a selective overview including personality traits and suicide risk
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 1035 Via di Grottarossa, Rome 00189, Italy
    J Headache Pain 10:283-90. 2009
    ..The increase in self-efficacy and mental health associated with pharmaceutical care may be instrumental in improving the long-term pharmacotherapy of patients with migraine and headache...
  32. doi request reprint Completed suicide in schizophrenia: evidence from a case-control study
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Roma, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 167:251-7. 2009
    ..02), and suicide attempt (OR = 3.66; 95%CI = 1.40/114.41). Poor adherence to medications was also predictive of completed suicide in our sample of schizophrenia patients, primarily because the suicide victims showed very low adherence...
  33. doi request reprint Improving adherence in mood disorders: the struggle against relapse, recurrence and suicide risk
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Roma, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:985-1004. 2009
    ..Clinical data highlight the importance of extended courses of medication in improving the long-term prognosis of patients with affective disorders...
  34. ncbi request reprint Suicide among Italian adolescents: 1970-2002
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:525-33. 2009
    ..The dramatic peaks observed over the time period studied cannot be attributed to a single cause, indicating that further studies are needed to better understand the phenomenon...
  35. doi request reprint High suicide risk after the development of cognitive and working memory deficits caused by cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy use
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Subst Abus 28:25-30. 2007
    ..We propose that the patient's cognitive deficits resulted directly from his polysubstance use and contributed to his depression, suicide attempt and current serious suicidal ideation...
  36. doi request reprint Quality of life and suicide risk in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Psychosomatics 50:16-23. 2009
    ..Diabetes mellitus may have profound effects on physical and emotional health and quality of life...
  37. doi request reprint Substance abuse, temperament and suicide risk: evidence from a case-control study
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Addict Dis 28:13-20. 2009
    ..However, few differences were significant and almost all were of small magnitude. Furthermore, bipolar disorders type II were overrepresented in the abuser group compared to the control group (45% vs. 22%, respectively)...
  38. doi request reprint Assessment and treatment of suicide risk in bipolar disorders
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:109-36. 2009
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  39. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk and exposure to mobbing
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Work 31:237-43. 2008
    ..In addition, those who appeared to be at risk for suicide differed in their scores from those not at risk. Implications for psychopathology and suicide preventions are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Body uneasiness and suicide risk in a non-clinical sample of university students
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02478, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 11:193-202. 2007
    ..Such evidence suggests that body uneasiness can be a source of psychological pain and in serious cases expose the individuals to an increased suicide risk. Yet, depression was the strongest correlate of increased suicide risk...
  41. ncbi request reprint Temperament and personality dimensions in suicidal and nonsuicidal psychiatric inpatients
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychopathology 41:313-21. 2008
    ..Suicide is a serious public health problem. In the international literature there is evidence to support the notion that certain temperaments and personality traits are often associated with suicidal behavior...
  42. ncbi request reprint Periventricular white matter hyperintensities as predictors of suicide attempts in bipolar disorders and unipolar depression
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1501-7. 2008
    ..08). In conclusion, neuroimaging measures may be markers of risk for suicidal attempts in patients with major affective disorders...
  43. doi request reprint Response to intravenous antidepressant treatment by suicidal vs. nonsuicidal depressed patients
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 122:154-8. 2010
    ..As effects of suicidal status on antidepressant responses remain uncertain, we compared responses to treatment in suicidal and nonsuicidal depressed patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk and personality traits in physically and/or sexually abused acute psychiatric inpatients: a preliminary study
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Psychol Rep 105:554-68. 2009
    ..Results suggest that clinicians who identify suicide attempts and suicidal tendencies among patients should routinely be assessed for sexual or physical abuse...
  45. doi request reprint Inequalities and impact of socioeconomic-cultural factors in suicide rates across Italy
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Crisis 32:178-85. 2011
    ..Suicide is a major cause of premature death in Italy and occurs at different rates in the various regions...
  46. doi request reprint Unmet treatment needs in schizophrenia patients: is asenapine a potential therapeutic option?
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 11:989-1006. 2011
    ..We review the characteristics of a new drug, asenapine, that may improve adherence in patients as a result of a distinctive receptor profile that may be associated with fewer side effects than other second-generation antipsychotic drugs...
  47. doi request reprint Suicide risk in first episode psychosis: a selective review of the current literature
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Rome, Italy
    Schizophr Res 129:1-11. 2011
    ..These interventions should include an adequate assessment of suicidal behaviour in patients with FEP, and an examination of the efficacy of specific components of the interventions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Higher hopelessness and suicide risk predict lower self-deception among psychiatric patients and non-clinical individuals
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Function, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 46:24-30. 2011
    ..Self-deception may be a coping response to stressful live events. Disruption of such coping mechanism may indeed increase suicide risk as individuals do not want to face self-awareness and get close to a highly negative self...
  49. doi request reprint Suicide attempters in the emergency department before hospitalization in a psychiatric ward
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 47:23-34. 2011
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  50. ncbi request reprint White matter hyperintensities, suicide risk and late-onset affective disorders: an overview of the current literature
    M Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Via Grottarossa, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 161:555-63. 2010
    ..This is consistent with the hypothesis of vascular mania. WMHs could be a reliable biological risk marker for late onset mood disorders...
  51. ncbi request reprint Burnout, hopelessness and suicide risk in medical doctors
    M Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, 1035 Via di Grottarossa, Rome, Italy
    Clin Ter 161:511-4. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between burnout and hopelessness in medical doctors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Suicide on my mind. A look back and ahead at suicide prevention in Italy
    M Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Med 101:353-61. 2010
    ..The author looks back and ahead for preventing suicide in the Italian territory and reflects on the many suicide activities across Italy in which he was involved over the past two years...
  53. ncbi request reprint Suicide prevention among youths. Systematic review of available evidence-based interventions and implications for Italy
    M Pompili
    Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 62:507-35. 2010
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  54. doi request reprint Life events as precipitants of suicide attempts among first-time suicide attempters, repeaters, and non-attempters
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 186:300-5. 2011
    ..Guided by these findings, monitoring the impact of early-life and recent events in vulnerable individuals should be part of risk assessment and treatment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Nearly lethal resuscitated suicide attempters have no low serum levels of cholesterol and triglycerides
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, USA
    Psychol Rep 106:785-90. 2010
    ..The use of biologic indicators such as levels of serum cholesterol and triglycerides in the prediction of suicide risk in mood disorders was not fully supported from this small sample...
  56. ncbi request reprint Exploring the phenomenology of suicide
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:234-44. 2010
    ..Such a radical approach is laudable in an era where diagnostic criteria and the need to cure are more important than understanding what is not working at the emotional level...
  57. doi request reprint Suicide risk during anticonvulsant treatment
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:525-8. 2010
    ..For now, however, clinical prudence calls for routine, ongoing assessment of mood and suicidal thoughts among neurological or psychiatric patients, whether or not treated with particular drugs...
  58. doi request reprint The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and serotonin abnormalities: a selective overview for the implications of suicide prevention
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:583-600. 2010
    ..HPA over-activity may be a good predictor of mood disorders and perhaps suicidal behavior via abnormalities in the serotonergic system...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Patients with mood disorders admitted for a suicide attempt to an emergency ward]
    Maurizio Pompili
    Sant Andrea Hospital, Dept of Psychiatry, Roma, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr 24:56-63. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to assess risk factors associated with suicidal behaviour in adult patients suffering from major mood disorders (MD) and admitted to a hospital emergency department (ED)...
  60. ncbi request reprint No cathartic effect in suicide attempters admitted to the emergency department
    Maurizio Pompili
    Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Psychiatr Pract 15:433-41. 2009
    ..Based on these findings, it is recommended that psychiatric evaluation of suicide attempters in the emergency department should ideally include the use of psychometric instruments evaluating suicide ideation and suicide risk...
  61. doi request reprint Epilepsy: Risk of suicidal behavior with antiepileptic drugs
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa 1035, Rome, Italy
    Nat Rev Neurol 6:651-3. 2010
    ..In patients with epilepsy, heightened suicide risk is also attributable to comorbid psychiatric conditions...
  62. ncbi request reprint Emergency staff reactions to suicidal and self-harming patients
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 12:169-78. 2005
    ..In this paper, evidence suggesting staff attitudes toward suicidal and self-harming patients is reviewed. An overview of related issues such as clinical judgment, the use of scales and nurses' role is also included in this report...
  63. ncbi request reprint Where schizophrenic patients commit suicide: a review of suicide among inpatients and former inpatients
    Maurizio Pompili
    Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Psichiatria, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:171-90. 2005
    ..To review the literature on suicide of inpatients with schizophrenia, to identify suicide risk factors as well as typical patterns of behavior and to suggest a rationale and strategies for future interventions...
  64. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior in surviving co-twins
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:642-5. 2006
    ..1995). The aim of the present article is to address the issue of the intense grief experienced by twins after the co-twin suicide...
  65. ncbi request reprint Toward a new prevention of suicide in schizophrenia
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    World J Biol Psychiatry 5:201-10. 2004
    ..It is concluded that those integrated strategies already in use and the implementation of less known interventions should constitute a more effective prevention of self-inflicted deaths among these patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Suicidal intent in single-car accident drivers: Review and new preliminary findings
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Crisis 27:92-9. 2006
    ..This behavior has some characteristics of the logic of suicidal individuals...
  67. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in reasons for living
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Roma, Italia
    Percept Mot Skills 102:321-2. 2006
    ..An analysis of responses by 837 Italian undergraduate students to the Reasons For Living Inventory indicated women scored higher but less consistently than in previous research on American undergraduates...
  68. ncbi request reprint Suicide in schizophrenia. What are we going to do about it?
    Maurizio Pompili
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Ospedale Sant Andrea, Rome
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 40:463-73. 2004
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  69. ncbi request reprint Suicidality in DSM IV cluster B personality disorders. An overview
    Maurizio Pompili
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Ospedale Sant Andrea, Rome
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 40:475-83. 2004
    ..Given the fact that personality disorders have high prevalence in the general population, prediction and prevention of suicide among these individuals is a problem of public health...
  70. ncbi request reprint Suicide and awareness of illness in schizophrenia: an overview
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Bull Menninger Clin 68:297-318. 2004
    ..In assessing insight, many issues have to be taken into account, because a high degree of insight is not desirable in some conditions...
  71. ncbi request reprint Subthreshold bipolar traits and suicide risk among undergraduates
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 00189 Rome, Italy
    Psychol Rep 98:417-8. 2006
    ..Data from a sample of 500 undergraduate students showed that depression scores were more strongly correlated with suicide risk than were mania scores, uggesting that such traits should be routinely screened to evaluate suicide risk...
  72. ncbi request reprint Suicide after surgical treatment in patients with epilepsy: a meta-analytic investigation
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychol Rep 98:323-38. 2006
    ..This meta-analysis shows that suicide in patients with epilepsy after surgical treatment is more frequent than in the general population. Results are discussed with particular attention to possible causative factors...
  73. ncbi request reprint Suicide in borderline personality disorder: a meta-analysis
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:319-24. 2005
    ..Suicide seems more alarming in the first phases of follow-up than during chronic phases of illness...
  74. ncbi request reprint Hopelessness and suicide risk emerge in psychiatric nurses suffering from burnout and using specific defense mechanisms
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:135-43. 2006
    ..The results indicate that burnout and some of the defense mechanisms predicted the level of hopelessness -- a predictor of suicide risk...
  75. ncbi request reprint Suicide soon after generalized tonic-clonic seizure. A possible peri-ictal phenomenon?
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:356-60. 2006
    ..After many years free from seizures, she experienced one day a generalized tonic-clonic seizure that required hospitalization and, soon thereafter, she committed suicide...
  76. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the epilepsies: a meta-analytic investigation of 29 cohorts
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 7:305-10. 2005
    ..Suicide in epilepsy is a major cause of death and is very often underestimated. We conducted a meta-analysis to compare data reported in representative studies of suicide in epilepsy with data for the general population...
  77. ncbi request reprint No increase in suicide risk among cardiopathic patients
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Andrea Hospital, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Am Heart Hosp J 5:103-6. 2007
    ..The implications of the results are discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint The Hopelessness Scale: a factor analysis
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Psychol Rep 100:375-8. 2007
    ..A follow-up principal axis factor analysis yielded two interpretable correlated factors, suggesting that the structure of the scale may differ across clinical and nonclinical groups and as a function of nationality...
  79. ncbi request reprint Depression, hopelessness and suicide risk among patients suffering from epilepsy
    Maurizio Pompili
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Ospedale Sant Andrea, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 43:425-9. 2007
    ..Both clinical and psychometric data should be part of the evaluation of the epileptic patient for psychiatric and suicidality assessment...
  80. doi request reprint Psychache and suicide: a preliminary investigation
    Maurizio Pompili
    Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Department of Psychiatry, Italy
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:116-21. 2008
    ..Further, there are validity issues with the PPAS, with the need for multi-item measures and probably a multifactor measure...
  81. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of suicide risk in schizophrenia
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa, 1035, 00189 Roma, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:51-74. 2008
    ..Psychosocial intervention and psychotherapy may play an important role in the management of suicide risk, especially if such interventions help the patient face daily difficulties, loneliness and conflicts inside the family...
  82. ncbi request reprint Surviving the suicides of significant others: a case study
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crisis 29:45-8. 2008
    ..We also briefly discuss the problem of helping survivors after the suicide of loved one...
  83. ncbi request reprint White matter hyperintensities and their associations with suicidality in patients with major affective disorders
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:494-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this cross-sectional study was to compare the prevalence of white matter hyperintensities (WMH) in patients with major affective disorders with and without histories of suicide attempts...
  84. ncbi request reprint Reasons for Living Inventory: cross-cultural construct validity
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
    Psychol Rep 100:1259-62. 2007
    ..An exploratory factor analysis indicated a three-factor structure, suggesting that researchers should be cautious in assuming the validity of the six-factor structure in cross-cultural settings...
  85. ncbi request reprint TEMPS-A (Rome): psychometric validation of affective temperaments in clinically well subjects in mid- and south Italy
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 107:63-75. 2008
    ..In Italian, the TEMPS has previously been validated in its original 32-item version, the TEMPS-I (Pisa), one which did not yet include an anxious subscale...
  86. ncbi request reprint Risk-taking and reasons for living in non-clinical Italian university students
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, and McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA or
    Death Stud 31:751-62. 2007
    ..Men in general and people who take risks and perceive lower risk are more hopeless and relatively weak in reasons for living...
  87. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the elderly: a psychological autopsy study in a North Italy area (1994-2004)
    Maurizio Pompili
    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:727-35. 2008
    ..The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to evaluate the role of several variables hypothesized in previous research to be associated with suicide in older adults...
  88. doi request reprint Hopelessness, temperament, and health perception in heroin addicts
    Paolo Iliceto
    The Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Addict Dis 29:352-8. 2010
    ..More knowledge on health attitudes in heroin addicts may help in delivering a treatment plan for this selective population...
  89. doi request reprint Sex and ethnic differences among South Tirolean suicides: a psychological autopsy study
    Roger Pycha
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Roma, Italy
    Eur Psychiatry 24:47-56. 2009
    ..The aim of the research is to study whether any differences exist in the rates and characteristics of suicide by ethnicity and sex in South Tirol, Italy...
  90. pmc Mental turmoil, suicide risk, illness perception, and temperament, and their impact on quality of life in chronic daily headache
    Sergio de Filippis
    Department of Medical Sciences, 2nd School of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 9:349-57. 2008
    ..The investigation of the interplay of factors that precipitate suicide risk should include assessment of chronic headache and its effects on wellbeing...
  91. doi request reprint Completed suicide and marital status according to the Italian region of origin
    Maria Masocco
    National Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion CNESPS, Italian National Institute of Health ISS, Rome, Italy
    Psychiatr Q 81:57-71. 2010
    ..Moreover, these findings support the notion that marital status may play a central role in influencing suicide...
  92. doi request reprint Recreational drug use and suicidality among Italian young adults
    Marco Innamorati
    Università Europea di Roma, Rome, Italy
    J Addict Dis 27:51-9. 2008
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Completed versus attempted suicide in psychiatric patients: a psychological autopsy study
    Marco Innamorati
    Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:216-24. 2008
    ..44; > 1 admissions: OR= 8.84) than suicide attempters. Suicide victims were also less likely to have had stressful life events during their childhood and adolescence (OR = 0.09) and to be divorced or widowed than were the attempters...
  94. ncbi request reprint Suicide and attempted suicide in eating disorders, obesity and weight-image concern
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035, Rome, Italy
    Eat Behav 7:384-94. 2006
    ..Both in the case of bulimia nervosa and obesity more long-term follow-up studies need to be completed before the risk of suicide for such disorders may be compared with that for anorexia nervosa...
  95. doi request reprint Suicide mortality in Italy from 1980 to 2002
    Monica Vichi
    Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, National Institute of Health ISS, Rome, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 175:89-97. 2010
    ..The under-reporting of suicide seems to have no effect on temporal changes in mortality rates or on the geographical distribution. These data indicate that Italy is a country at low risk for suicide...
  96. doi request reprint Glycosides, depression and suicidal behaviour: the role of glycoside-linked proteins
    Gianluca Serafini
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Sapienza University of Rome, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via Grottarossa 1035 1039, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Molecules 16:2688-713. 2011
    ..These studies suggest that glycosides can regulate neuroprotection through Rap-1 and other molecules, and may play a crucial role in the pathophysiology of depression and suicide...
  97. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption predicts the EU suicide rates in young women aged 15-29 years but not in men: analysis of trends and differences among early and new EU countries since 2004
    Marco Innamorati
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Alcohol 44:463-9. 2010
    ..EU political and heath agencies should devise policies to prevent youth suicide with a focus on alcohol misuse and societal stress associated with violence against youths...
  98. doi request reprint Affective temperamental profiles are associated with white matter hyperintensity and suicidal risk in patients with mood disorders
    Gianluca Serafini
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 129:47-55. 2011
    ..Affective temperaments may play a significant role in mood disorders. This study aimed to evaluate the eventual association between WMH, affective temperaments and suicidal behaviour in major affective disorder...