Maurizio Pompili

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Death from suicide versus mortality from epilepsy in the epilepsies: a meta-analysis
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 00189 Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 9:641-8. 2006
  2. doi 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. doi 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Temperament, post-partum depression, hopelessness, and suicide risk among women soon after delivering
    Paolo Girardi
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Women Health 51:511-24. 2011
  10. 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

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Publications112 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Death from suicide versus mortality from epilepsy in the epilepsies: a meta-analysis
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 00189 Rome, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 9:641-8. 2006
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis to compare data reported in representative studies of suicide mortality in epilepsy with data on mortality from epilepsy in the general population...
  2. doi 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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)...
  6. doi 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Temperament, post-partum depression, hopelessness, and suicide risk among women soon after delivering
    Paolo Girardi
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Women Health 51:511-24. 2011
    ..Future studies should evaluate the effectiveness of psychiatric screening programs in the postpartum period as well as factors associated with depression and suicidality during the same period...
  10. 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)...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Gotland Scale for Depression in Italian psychiatric inpatients and its utility in the prediction of suicide risk
    Marco Innamorati
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Affect Disord 132:99-103. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the psychometric properties of the GSMD in a sample of male and female psychiatric inpatients...
  13. 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
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Temperament, insecure attachment, impulsivity, and sexuality in women in jail
    Paolo Iliceto
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Forensic Nurs 8:23-9. 2012
    ..Mental health treatment is necessary to prevent severe illness and suicide in these women...
  21. doi 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...
  22. doi 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mental illness in homicide-suicide: a review
    Paolo Roma
    NESMOS, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa, 1035 1039, Rome, Italy
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 40:462-8. 2012
    ..This review, therefore, indicated that mental illness plays an important role in H-S. The prevention of these events depends on the identification and treatment of psychiatric disorder in potential perpetrators...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Suicide attempts in acute psychiatric referrals with substance use disorders
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neurosciences, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 47:313-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate suicidal risk in psychiatric referrals admitted to a University Hospital Emergency Department (ED) who had a substance use disorder...
  27. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and suicidal ideation in school-aged children 12-15 years old: impact of cultural differences
    Marco Innamorati
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Addict Dis 30:359-67. 2011
    ..Future studies analyzing the mechanism and sequencing of the relationship among suicidal ideation and tobacco smoking should explore cultural factors...
  28. doi 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Socioeconomic risk factors and depressive symptoms in alcohol use disorders among male suicides in South Tirol, Italy
    Giancarlo Giupponi
    Department of Psychiatry, Bolzano, Italy
    J Addict Dis 29:466-74. 2010
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. 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, Rome, Italy James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, New York, NY, USA Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Galloway, NJ and Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Genova, Genova, 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. ..
  36. doi request reprint The role of microRNAs in synaptic plasticity, major affective disorders and suicidal behavior
    Gianluca Serafini
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Sapienza University of Rome, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035 1039, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Neurosci Res 73:179-90. 2012
    ..Also, miRNA dys-regulation has also been linked to several neuropsychiatric diseases. However, further evidence are needed in order to directly clarify the role of miRNAs in major affective disorders and suicidal behavior...
  37. doi request reprint Occupational stress and psychopathology in health professionals: an explorative study with the multiple indicators multiple causes (MIMIC) model approach
    Paolo Iliceto
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Stress 16:143-52. 2013
    ..Occupational stress is in a complex relationship with temperament and hopelessness and also common among healthcare professionals...
  38. doi 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...
  39. 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...
  40. doi request reprint The epidemiology of homicide-suicide in Italy: a newspaper study from 1985 to 2008
    Paolo Roma
    NESMOS Department Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 214:e1-5. 2012
    ..The rate of homicide-suicide was 0.04%. Comparison with international studies is not always possible due to the lack of information for certain categories. The common factors identified may be helpful for prevention...
  41. doi 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. pmc Suicidal behavior and alcohol abuse
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00189, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1392-431. 2010
    ..People with alcohol dependence or depression should be screened for other psychiatric symptoms and for suicidality. Programs for suicide prevention must take into account drinking habits and should reinforce healthy behavioral patterns...
  47. 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...
  48. 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)...
  49. 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. ..
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. doi request reprint Duloxetine in acute major depression: review of comparisons to placebo and standard antidepressants using dissimilar methods
    Paolo Girardi
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:177-90. 2009
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. doi request reprint Anatomical and functional correlates in major depressive disorder: the contribution of neuroimaging studies
    Silvia Rigucci
    Department of Psychiatry, II Faculty of Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:165-80. 2010
    ....
  56. 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...
  57. 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
    ..Also, it enhances neuroplasticity mechanisms and adult neurogenesis in brain areas such as hippocampus and prefrontal cortex. Conclusions. Agomelatine actually represents an intriguing option in the treatment of affective disorders. ..
  58. doi request reprint Overattachment and perceived disability in chronic migraineurs
    Marco Innamorati
    Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:954-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess whether stagnation dimensions and depression were associated with perceived disability in chronic migraineurs...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. doi request reprint Suicide verdicts as opposed to accidental deaths in substance-related fatalities (UK, 2001-2007)
    Alessandro E Vento
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Centre, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1279-83. 2011
    ..Substance-related deaths account for a great number of suicides...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Can cannabis increase the suicide risk in psychosis? A critical review
    Gianluca Serafini
    Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza Universityof Rome, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5165-87. 2012
    ..This paper aimed to critically review the current literature concerning the possible association between cannabis use and suicidal behavior in patients with psychosis and in non-psychotic samples...
  65. ncbi request reprint Childhood suicide: a major issue in pediatric health care
    Maurizio Pompili
    Department of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 28:63-8. 2005
    ..This article aims at stimulating further discussion among those involved in pediatric health care. Epidemiological data, an overview of risk factors, and the authors' reflections on the topic are provided...
  66. 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...
  67. pmc The role of asenapine in the treatment of manic or mixed states associated with bipolar I disorder
    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 7:259-65. 2011
    ..The aim of this concise overview is to investigate the role of asenapine in the treatment of manic and mixed states associated with BD type 1 disorder...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. doi request reprint Hopelessness, temperament, anger and interpersonal relationships in Holocaust (Shoah) survivors' grandchildren
    Paolo Iliceto
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Center, Psychiatry Division, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Relig Health 50:321-9. 2011
    ..Attribution theory was used to elucidate these findings...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Enucleation in psychosis associated with aqueductal stenosis
    Iginia Mancinelli
    Department of Psychiatric Sciences and Psychological Medicine, La Sapienza University, Via Panama 68 70, 00198 Rome, Italy
    J Forensic Sci 49:361-3. 2004
    ....
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. doi 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...
  82. ncbi request reprint Countertransference in factitious disorders and Munchausen syndrome
    Maurizio Pompili
    Day Hospital of Psychiatry, Sant Andrea Hospital, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Roma, Italy
    Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 9:1041-3. 2004
  83. ncbi request reprint Seasonality and suicide
    Maurizio Pompili
    Psychiatry Res 128:301-2. 2004
  84. ncbi request reprint Suicidal risk in antidepressant drug trials
    Ross J Baldessarini
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:246-8. 2006
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi request reprint Suicide and schizophrenia
    Maurizio Pompili
    Psychiatr Serv 54:747-8. 2003
  87. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the Italian military environment (1986-1998)
    Iginia Mancinelli
    Department of Psychiatric Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Mil Med 168:146-52. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to provide data about suicide and attempted suicide in the Italian military environment from 1986 to 1998...
  88. 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...
  89. 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...
  90. ncbi request reprint Countertransference and its relationship with forensic psychiatry
    Maurizio Pompili
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 30:588-9. 2002
  91. ncbi request reprint Mass media and suicide
    Maurizio Pompili
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:110-1. 2003
  92. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use and the risk behavior syndrome in Italian university students: are they related to suicide risk?
    Marco Innamorati
    Università Europea of Rome
    Psychol Rep 102:577-94. 2008
    ..Individuals at higher risk for suicide could also be discriminated by self-reported lifetime drug use. Limitations of the study are related to the small sample size and use of a convenience sample...
  93. 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...
  94. ncbi request reprint Suicide in bipolar disorder: Risks and management
    Ross J Baldessarini
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:465-71. 2006
    ..Applying available knowledge systematically, with close and sustained clinical supervision, can enhance management of suicidal risk in bipolar disorders patients...
  95. ncbi request reprint Decreased risk of suicides and attempts during long-term lithium treatment: a meta-analytic review
    Ross J Baldessarini
    International Consortium for Research on Bipolar Disorders, Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:625-39. 2006
    ..To update and extend comparisons of rates of suicides and suicide attempts among patients with major affective disorders with versus without long-term lithium treatment...
  96. 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...
  97. ncbi request reprint Suicide in schizophrenic patients: a neglected issue
    Maurizio Pompili
    Am Fam Physician 70:648, 650. 2004
  98. ncbi request reprint [Suicide and attempted suicide in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa]
    Maurizio Pompili
    Cattedra di Psichiatria, II Facoltà di Medina e Chirurgia, Ospedale Sant Andrea, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Roma
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 39:275-81. 2003
    ..An effort to reconcile with subject of suicide and a better evaluation of these patients' psychopathology should improve suicide prevention strategies amongst these individuals...
  99. ncbi request reprint Preventing suicide in schizophrenia inside the family environment
    Maurizio Pompili
    Crisis 24:181-2. 2003
  100. ncbi request reprint Preventing suicide in young schizophrenics who are substance "abusers"
    Maurizio Pompili
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1435-9. 2004
  101. 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
    ....