Affiliation: University of Pisa
- Catechol o-methyltransferase, serotonin transporter, and tryptophan hydroxylase gene polymorphisms in bipolar disorder patients with and without comorbid panic disorderAlessandro Rotondo
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy
Am J Psychiatry 159:23-9. 2002....
- Catechol-O-methyltransferase gene variants in mood disorders in the Italian populationAlessandro Serretti
Department of Psychiatry, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
Psychiatr Genet 16:181-2. 2006....
- Six-month open trial of haloperidol as an adjunctive treatment for anorexia nervosa: a preliminary reportGiovanni B Cassano
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Int J Eat Disord 33:172-7. 2003..To evaluate the effectiveness of haloperidoll as an adjunctive treatment for resistant anorexia nervosa restricting subtype (AN-R)...
- Temperamental and genetic predictors of suicide attempt and self-mutilationLiliana Dell'Osso
Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Neuropsychobiology 68:250-7. 2013..In the present paper we aimed to identify behavioral phenotypes in patients with SA, SMB, or both (SAM) and to analyze the association with candidate genes...
- Investigation of the serotonin transporter regulatory region polymorphism in bulimia nervosa: relationships to harm avoidance, nutritional parameters, and psychiatric comorbidityPalmiero Monteleone
Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
Psychosom Med 68:99-103. 2006....
- Relationships between features associated with vomiting in purging-type eating disordersLauren Reba
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
Int J Eat Disord 38:287-94. 2005..We explored the relation between the symptom of vomiting and features of eating disorder course and severity, personality traits, and Axis I and II comorbidity in individuals with purging-type eating disorders...
- Smoking in eating disordersDoris Anzengruber
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
Eat Behav 7:291-9. 2006..The aim of this paper was to explore the patterns and prevalence of smoking behavior in 1,524 women from two of the multisite Price Foundation Genetic studies...
- Patterns of menstrual disturbance in eating disordersAndréa Poyastro Pinheiro
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
Int J Eat Disord 40:424-34. 2007..To describe menstrual disturbance in eating disorders (ED)...
- Influence of overanxious disorder of childhood on the expression of anorexia nervosaT J Raney
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
Int J Eat Disord 41:326-32. 2008..This study investigates the prevalence of overanxious disorder (OAD) among women with AN and explores how OAD impacts AN symptoms and personality traits...
- Self-injurious behavior and attempted suicide in purging bulimia nervosa: associations with psychiatric comorbidityAngela Favaro
Department of Neurosciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
J Affect Disord 105:285-9. 2008..The aim of the present study was to investigate the axis I and II comorbidity in subjects with bulimia nervosa who report self-injurious behavior and/or suicide attempt...
- Further evidence on the lack of association between glycogen synthase kinase 3beta gene polymorphisms and bipolar disorderCatia Scassellati
Psychiatr Genet 17:249-50. 2007
- Symptom profile of major depressive disorder in women with eating disordersFernando Fernandez-Aranda
Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:24-31. 2007..The temporal relation between EDs and MDD onset was analyzed to determine differences in the course and nature of MDD when experienced prior to versus after the onset of the ED...
- Features associated with diet pill use in individuals with eating disordersLauren Reba-Harrelson
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Eat Behav 9:73-81. 2008..In the eating disorder population, vigilant screening for diet pill use should be routine clinical practice...
- The panic-agoraphobic spectrum: development, description, and clinical significanceM Katherine Shear
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:739-56. 2002..Such an approach holds some promise for progress in studies of neurobiologic basis of panic and may be useful in further efforts to overcome the nagging problem of the ambiguous boundaries of DSM diagnostic categories ...
- Features associated with excessive exercise in women with eating disordersHemal Shroff
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, and Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital, Towson, MD, USA
Int J Eat Disord 39:454-61. 2006..We explored features associated with excessive exercise across subtypes of eating disorders...
- Direct activation by dopamine of recombinant human 5-HT1A receptors: comparison with human 5-HT2C and 5-HT3 receptorsMurat Oz
Cellular Neurobiology Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
Synapse 50:303-13. 2003..These results suggest that although DA activates different subtypes of human 5-HT receptors directly, the potency and efficacy of the binding site varies significantly among different receptors...
- Failure to detect DUP25 in lymphoblastoid cells derived from patients with panic disorder and control individuals representing European and American populationsGuanshan Zhu
Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Eur J Hum Genet 12:505-8. 2004..We could not find any cell line showing a result consistent with DUP25. These data do not support any association of DUP25 with panic disorder...
- Genetic analysis of bulimia nervosa: methods and sample descriptionWalter H Kaye
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Int J Eat Disord 35:556-70. 2004..The current study presents the clinical characteristics of this sample as well as a description of the study methodology...
- Alcohol use disorder comorbidity in eating disorders: a multicenter studyCynthia M Bulik
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7160, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 65:1000-6. 2004..Our aim was to explore the nature of the co-morbid relation between AUDs and eating disorders in a large and phenotypically well-characterized group of individuals...
- Personality characteristics of women before and after recovery from an eating disorderKelly L Klump
Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
Psychol Med 34:1407-18. 2004..This study compares personality characteristics among women who are ill with eating disorders, recovered from eating disorders, and those without eating or other Axis I disorder pathology...
- Symptom fluctuation in eating disorders: correlates of diagnostic crossoverFederica Tozzi
Department of Psychiatry, CB 7160, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Neurosciences Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160l, USA
Am J Psychiatry 162:732-40. 2005..The authors identified factors that are associated with crossover from anorexia nervosa to bulimia nervosa and from bulimia nervosa to anorexia nervosa...
- Linkage analysis of anorexia and bulimia nervosa cohorts using selected behavioral phenotypes as quantitative traits or covariatesSilviu Alin Bacanu
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 139:61-8. 2005..3); for covariate-based linkage analysis, five suggestive signals (for BMI at 4q13.1, for CM at 11p11.2 and 17q25.1, and for OBF at 17q25.1 and 15q26.2). Overlap between the two cohorts was minimal for substantial linkage signals...
- Selection of eating-disorder phenotypes for linkage analysisCynthia M Bulik
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 139:81-7. 2005..Linkage results appear in a subsequent report. Our report lays out a systematic roadmap for utilizing a rich set of phenotypes for genetic analyses, including the selection of linkage methods paired to those phenotypes...
- Significant linkage on chromosome 10p in families with bulimia nervosaCynthia M Bulik
Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
Am J Hum Genet 72:200-7. 2003..92 and 3.39, meet the widely accepted criterion for genomewide significance. Another region on 14q meets the criterion for genomewide suggestive linkage, with MLSs of 1.97 (full sample) and 1.75 (subset) at 62 centimorgans from p-ter...
- The relation among perfectionism, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder in individuals with eating disordersKatherine A Halmi
New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, New York, USA
Int J Eat Disord 38:371-4. 2005..Understanding the relation between these traits may enhance our ability to identify relevant behavioral endophenotypes for ED...