C Rafanelli

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Psychological correlates of vasovagal versus medically unexplained syncope
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:246-52. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Psychological correlates in patients with different levels of hypertension
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 198:154-60. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Dysthymia before myocardial infarction as a cardiac risk factor at 2.5-year follow-up
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Dept of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat, 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 51:8-13. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Assessment of psychological well-being in psychosomatic medicine
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 32:182-202. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Drug dependence and lack of psychological well-being: observational study]
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Bologna
    Riv Psichiatr 44:401-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment of depression in primary care
    C Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 61:1719-29. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Minor depression as a short-term risk factor in outpatients with congestive heart failure
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 50:493-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors affecting cardiologic conditions
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 28:72-108. 2007
  9. doi request reprint A cluster analysis-derived classification of psychological distress and illness behavior in the medically ill
    G A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychol Med 42:401-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing demoralization and depression in the setting of medical disease
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:391-4. 2005

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Psychological correlates of vasovagal versus medically unexplained syncope
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:246-52. 2013
    ..The authors evaluated and compared the psychological and psychosomatic profile in patients with positive (VVS) and negative HUT (US)...
  2. doi request reprint Psychological correlates in patients with different levels of hypertension
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 198:154-60. 2012
    ..They also outline the need to monitor the clinical course of hypertensive patients characterized by these specific clinical and subclinical psychological conditions...
  3. doi request reprint Dysthymia before myocardial infarction as a cardiac risk factor at 2.5-year follow-up
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Dept of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat, 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 51:8-13. 2010
    ..Despite its implications for treatment strategies, the potential role of previous depression on the medical course after coronary heart disease (CHD) has not yet been thoroughly studied...
  4. doi request reprint Assessment of psychological well-being in psychosomatic medicine
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 32:182-202. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint [Drug dependence and lack of psychological well-being: observational study]
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Bologna
    Riv Psichiatr 44:401-8. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment of depression in primary care
    C Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 61:1719-29. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper was to illustrate the practical implications of sequential treatment strategy for depression in primary care, with particular reference to the increasingly common problem of recurrent depression...
  7. doi request reprint Minor depression as a short-term risk factor in outpatients with congestive heart failure
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 50:493-9. 2009
    ..In the past decade, there has been an increasing awareness of both quality-of-life impairment and the negative prognostic role of depression in congestive heart failure (CHF) patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors affecting cardiologic conditions
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Adv Psychosom Med 28:72-108. 2007
    ..There remains the need to further investigate if treating both clinical and subsyndromal psychological conditions can improve quality of life and reduce the risk of morbidity and mortality in these patients...
  9. doi request reprint A cluster analysis-derived classification of psychological distress and illness behavior in the medically ill
    G A Fava
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychol Med 42:401-7. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing demoralization and depression in the setting of medical disease
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:391-4. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the presence of demoralization and major depression in the setting of medical disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Well-being therapy. A novel psychotherapeutic approach for residual symptoms of affective disorders
    G A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Psychol Med 28:475-80. 1998
    ..Further research should determine its value as a relapse-preventive strategy in specific mood and anxiety disorders...
  12. ncbi request reprint Family intervention approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant treatment: a pilot study
    Stefania Fabbri
    Affective Disorder Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1348-51. 2007
    ..The aims of this investigation were to explore the feasibility of a family intervention approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant therapy and to compare this approach with dose increase...
  13. ncbi request reprint Irritable mood in Italian patients with medical disease
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:226-8. 2006
    ..Further research may determine whether irritability, alone or in association with major depression, entails prognostic and clinical implications...
  14. doi request reprint Type A behaviour: a reappraisal of its characteristics in cardiovascular disease
    L Sirri
    Laboratory of Psychosomatics and Clinimetrics, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 66:854-61. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of type A behaviour in cardiology and in other medical settings using reliable interview methods that reflect its original description...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sequential treatment of mood and anxiety disorders
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1392-400. 2005
    ..The aim of this review was to survey the literature concerned with a sequential use of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in mood and anxiety disturbances...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant treatment: a pilot study
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorder Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2094-5. 2002
    ..The aims of this investigation were to explore the feasibility of a cognitive behavior approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant therapy and to compare it with dose increase...
  17. doi request reprint The spectrum of anxiety disorders in the medically ill
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:910-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess the prevalence and characteristics of anxiety disorders in the medically ill...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychological assessment in cardiac rehabilitation
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 72:343-9. 2003
    ..While there has been an upsurge of interest in the psychiatric correlates of myocardial infarction, little is known about the presence of psychological distress in the setting of cardiac rehabilitation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychometric theory is an obstacle to the progress of clinical research
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 73:145-8. 2004
    ..Current diagnostic entities (DSM) are based on clinimetric principles, but their use is still influenced by psychometric models. Suggestions for switching gears in assessment research are offered...
  20. ncbi request reprint Six-year outcome of cognitive behavior therapy for prevention of recurrent depression
    Giovanni A Fava
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1872-6. 2004
    ..The objective of this investigation was to provide a 6-year follow-up of cognitive behavior treatment versus clinical management...
  21. doi request reprint Assessing somatization with various diagnostic criteria
    Lara Mangelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 50:38-41. 2009
    ..Somatization is a widespread clinical phenomenon that cuts across diagnostic categories, both psychiatric and medical...
  22. doi request reprint Agoraphobia is a disease: a tribute to Sir Martin Roth
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 77:133-8. 2008
    ..These recent research findings confirm the clinical observations and phenomenological research of Sir Martin Roth (1917-2006) and call for a reassessment of the concept of neurosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Minor depression as a cardiac risk factor after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Dept of Psychology, Univ of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychosomatics 47:289-95. 2006
    ..The clinical approach to coronary artery bypass grafting patients should thus include not only major depressive symptoms but also minor depression...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of gradual discontinuation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:835-8. 2007
    ..Discontinuation syndromes appeared to be fairly common even when performed with slow tapering and during clinical remission. In some cases disturbances persisted for months after discontinuation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events, depression and demoralization as risk factors for acute coronary heart disease
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:179-84. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint [Stressful life events and depressive disorders as risk factors for acute coronary heart disease]
    Chiara Rafanelli
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi, Bologna
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:105-10. 2005
    ..The relationship between recent life events, major depression, depressive symptomatology and onset of acute coronary heart disease has been less considered...
  27. ncbi request reprint Well-being therapy of generalized anxiety disorder
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 5, IT 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:26-30. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to apply a novel psychotherapeutic approach for increasing the level of remission in GAD...
  28. doi request reprint Differential effects of well-being promoting and anxiety-management strategies in a non-clinical school setting
    Elena Tomba
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Anxiety Disord 24:326-33. 2010
    ..WBT, by facilitating progression toward positive and optimal functioning, may integrate symptom-centered strategies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychological well-being and residual symptoms in remitted patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia
    G A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bolgna, Italy
    J Affect Disord 65:185-90. 2001
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint The relationship of psychological well-being to distress and personality
    Chiara Ruini
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 72:268-75. 2003
    ..It is clinically and empirically important to establish where the measures of well-being are located in relation to symptomatology indices and personality traits...
  31. ncbi request reprint Psychosomatic characterization of adjustment disorders in the medical setting: some suggestions for DSM-V
    Luigi Grassi
    Department of Medical Sciences of Communication and Behavior, Section of Psychiatry, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Affect Disord 101:251-4. 2007
    ..Problems have been raised, however, as to their clinical value. The aim of the study was to characterize the psychosomatic features of adjustment disorders...