Paola Rocca

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Rationale and design of an independent randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of aripiprazole or haloperidol in combination with clozapine for treatment-resistant schizophrenia
    Michela Nose
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Italy
    Trials 10:31. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine in the treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease: preliminary findings from a naturalistic, retrospective study
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:622-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Correlations of attitudes toward antipsychotic drugs with insight and objective psychopathology in schizophrenia
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 49:170-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of reality distortion in schizophrenic patients
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 145:49-60. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Managing the aggressive and violent patient in the psychiatric emergency
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:586-98. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Outcome and length of stay in psychiatric hospitalization, the experience of the University Clinic of Turin
    Paola Rocca
    Psychiatric Section, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:603-10. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressive and negative symptoms in schizophrenia: different effects on clinical features
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Psychiatry, University of Turin, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 46:304-10. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Citalopram versus sertraline in late-life nonmajor clinically significant depression: a 1-year follow-up clinical trial
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco, 11 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:360-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychiatric disorders in liver transplantation candidates: logistic regression models
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Italy
    Liver Transpl 9:721-6. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life and psychopathology during the course of schizophrenia
    Paola Rocca
    Psychiatric Section, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 50:542-8. 2009

Collaborators

  • S Bellino
  • Vincenzo Villari
  • Massimo Casacchia
  • Antonella Pollo
  • Carola Eva
  • F Bogetto
  • Fabrizio Faggiano
  • Cristiana Montemagni
  • Filomena Castagna
  • Giuseppe Rocca
  • Cinzia Mingrone
  • Barbara Crivelli
  • Monica Sigaudo
  • Mara Scalese
  • Livio Marchiaro
  • Michela Giugiario
  • Elisa Carlino
  • Tiziana Frieri
  • Michela Nose
  • Anna Maria Milani
  • Lisa Bodei
  • Paola Rocc
  • Tullia Mongini
  • Fabrizio Benedetti
  • Sergio Vighetti
  • Alessandra Badà
  • Antonio Sarnicola
  • Lara Malvini
  • Mauro Percudani
  • Raffella Rizzo
  • Ennio Piantato
  • Gino Targa
  • Stylianos Nicholau
  • Marco Mollica
  • Gerardo Bertolazzi
  • Barbara Dal Santo
  • Maria Frova
  • Vincenzo Fricchione Parise
  • Giuseppe Ducci
  • Arcadio Erlicher
  • Giancarlo Giupponi
  • Stefania Strizzolo
  • Eleonora Esposito
  • Domenico Berardi
  • Serena Mulè
  • Luisa Ciammella
  • Corrado Barbui
  • Francesco Laddomada
  • Guglielmo Occhionero
  • Roberto Quartesan
  • Camilla Lintas
  • Paola Colombo
  • Raffaella Bivi
  • Paola Artioli
  • Farida Ferrato
  • Massimo Carlo Mauri
  • Stefania Roma
  • Andrea Cipriani
  • Luigi Grassi
  • Natalia Grazian
  • Antonio Veronese
  • Walter Di Munzio
  • Michele De Francesco
  • Flavio Nosè
  • Marco Menchetti
  • Luciana Rillosi
  • Alessandra Sala
  • Luigi Ferrannini
  • Simone Accordini
  • Annamarie Tasser
  • Tiziana Sciarma
  • Francesco Risso
  • Alessia Cicolini
  • Rodolfo Tomasi
  • Roger Pycha
  • Antonio Mautone
  • Alessandra Marsilio
  • Giovanni Rossi
  • Nicoletta Fragomeno
  • Marianna Boso
  • Bruno Biancosino
  • Stefania Pecchioli
  • Andrea Giambartolomei
  • Gabriele Cipresso
  • Rossella Beneduce
  • Daniele Moretti
  • Antonio Ferro
  • Rossana Travaglini
  • Giuseppe Rossi
  • Giuseppe Saraò

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Rationale and design of an independent randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of aripiprazole or haloperidol in combination with clozapine for treatment-resistant schizophrenia
    Michela Nose
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Italy
    Trials 10:31. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine in the treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease: preliminary findings from a naturalistic, retrospective study
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:622-9. 2007
    ..No significant differences emerged among treatments. The preliminary results also suggest that baseline cognitive function might influence treatment response...
  3. doi request reprint Correlations of attitudes toward antipsychotic drugs with insight and objective psychopathology in schizophrenia
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 49:170-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional study was to examine the relationships between attitudes toward antipsychotics, insight, and other clinical variables in stable schizophrenia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of reality distortion in schizophrenic patients
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 145:49-60. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Managing the aggressive and violent patient in the psychiatric emergency
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:586-98. 2006
    ..Based on rather limited evidence, a wide variety of medications for the pharmacological treatment of acute aggression has been recommended: typical and atypical antipsychotics and benzodiazepines...
  6. doi request reprint Outcome and length of stay in psychiatric hospitalization, the experience of the University Clinic of Turin
    Paola Rocca
    Psychiatric Section, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:603-10. 2010
    ..Given the current tendency to shorten psychiatric hospitalization and change its organization, an issue could be raised regarding its outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressive and negative symptoms in schizophrenia: different effects on clinical features
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Psychiatry, University of Turin, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 46:304-10. 2005
    ..We also analyzed whether depressive and negative symptoms presented different patterns of predictors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Citalopram versus sertraline in late-life nonmajor clinically significant depression: a 1-year follow-up clinical trial
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco, 11 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:360-9. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychiatric disorders in liver transplantation candidates: logistic regression models
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Italy
    Liver Transpl 9:721-6. 2003
    ..Severity of liver disease emerges as the most important variable in predicting severity of psychiatric disorders in these patients...
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life and psychopathology during the course of schizophrenia
    Paola Rocca
    Psychiatric Section, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 50:542-8. 2009
    ..This study evaluated a population of outpatients with stable schizophrenia to analyze if relationships between patterns of symptomatology and quality of life (QOL) change during the time course of illness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Decrease of the D4 dopamine receptor messenger RNA expression in lymphocytes from patients with major depression
    Paola Rocc
    Psychiatric Section, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1155-60. 2002
    ..A tempting approach to examine alterations of dopaminergic system in major depression is to examine the expression of dopamine receptors in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC)...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of paroxetine versus paroxetine plus amisulpride in the treatment of dysthymic disorder: efficacy and psychosocial outcomes
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 112:145-52. 2002
    ..Both treatments appeared to be effective in our sample of dysthymic subjects. Combined treatment with paroxetine and amisulpride resulted in a better outcome in terms of social functioning...
  13. doi request reprint Relative contributions of psychotic symptoms and insight to quality of life in stable schizophrenia
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 177:71-6. 2010
    ..Different dimensions of insight could be related to different aspects of outcome, and this would need to be reflected in rehabilitation programs...
  14. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric symptoms underlying caregiver stress and insight in Alzheimer's disease
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 30:57-63. 2010
    ..The aims of our study were to explore the validity of this approach on caregiver burden, lack of insight and cognitive impairment and to examine the impact of neuropsychiatric profiles on these variables...
  15. doi request reprint Relative contribution of antipsychotics, negative symptoms and executive functions to social functioning in stable schizophrenia
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Psychiatry, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:373-9. 2009
    ..Furthermore, social functioning appears a complex outcome multiply determined with no single predictor variable explaining a sufficient amount of variance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationships of age at onset with clinical features and cognitive functions in a sample of schizophrenia patients
    Silvio Bellino
    Unit of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:908-14. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Oral risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine versus haloperidol in psychotic agitation
    Vincenzo Villari
    Emergency Department, Psychiatric Emergency Service, S Giovanni Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:405-13. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of three second generation antipsychotics (risperidone, olanzapine, quetiapine) versus haloperidol in the treatment of psychotic agitation for up to 72 h...
  18. doi request reprint Insight in stable schizophrenia: relations with psychopathology and cognition
    Cinzia Mingrone
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 54:484-92. 2013
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Cognitive function and competitive employment in schizophrenia: relative contribution of insight and psychopathology
    Michela Giugiario
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:553-61. 2012
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Predictors of compulsory admission in schizophrenia-spectrum patients: excitement, insight, emotion perception
    Cristiana Montemagni
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:137-45. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Prosody recognition and audiovisual emotion matching in schizophrenia: the contribution of cognition and psychopathology
    Filomena Castagna
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco, 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 205:192-8. 2013
    ..These emotion recognition deficits, rather than being associated purely with emotion perception disturbances in schizophrenia, are affected by core symptoms of the illness...
  22. ncbi request reprint Naturalistic, retrospective comparison between second-generation antipsychotics and depot neuroleptics in patients affected by schizophrenia
    Livio Marchiaro
    Department of Mental Health Turin 1 South, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1423-31. 2005
    ..The aim of this retrospective, naturalistic study is to examine the relative effectiveness of SGAs and depot neuroleptics in 2 matched groups of patients affected by schizophrenia...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of paroxetine and amisulpride in the treatment of dysthymic disorder
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Torino, Italy
    J Affect Disord 70:313-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide preliminary data on the effects of paroxetine and amisulpride on depressive dimensions, analyzed by factor analysis, in dysthymic patients...
  24. doi request reprint Compulsory admissions of emergency psychiatric inpatients in Turin: the role of diagnosis
    Cristiana Montemagni
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 39:288-94. 2012
    ..Finally, the study was carried out at a single facility. Much of the increased CA likelihood in diagnostic categories might be attributable to specific symptom patterns, not to patients' severity of illness or diagnosis per se...
  25. ncbi request reprint Donepezil in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease: long-term efficacy and safety
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:369-73. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy, safety and tolerability of donepezil in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  26. pmc Nonlinear analysis of electroencephalogram at rest and during cognitive tasks in patients with schizophrenia
    Elisa Carlino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, and National Institute of Neuroscience, Turin, Italy
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:259-66. 2012
    ..g., resting state and mathematical task) and normal and pathologic brain activities. The aim of the present study was to investigate nonlinear EEG activity in patients with schizophrenia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Treatment of borderline personality disorder with risperidone
    Paola Rocca
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:241-4. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to assess the efficacy of risperidone in BPD, focusing on its effects on impulsive-aggressive behavior...
  28. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis between schizophrenia and autism in adulthood: a case report
    Barbara Crivelli
    a Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Neurocase 19:604-12. 2013
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Receptor-mediated radionuclide therapy with 90Y-DOTATOC in association with amino acid infusion: a phase I study
    Lisa Bodei
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:207-16. 2003
    ..The way forward with this treatment would seem to be to identify more effective renal protective agents, in order to be able to increase the cumulative injectable activity and hence tumour dose...