C Damsa

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Case of gynecomastia during paroxetine therapy
    Cristian Damsa
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:971. 2003
  2. doi Are psychiatric residents still interested in psychoanalysis? A brief report
    Cristian Damsa
    Faculty of Medicine University Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Psychoanal 70:386-91. 2010
  3. ncbi Lipid levels in dissociative disorders: effects of psychodynamic psychotherapy
    Cristian Damsa
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Investigation Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4455 East 12th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80220, USA
    Psychiatr Q 85:369-76. 2014
  4. doi Current status of brain imaging in anxiety disorders
    Cristian Damsa
    University of Geneva Psychiatric Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:96-110. 2009
  5. ncbi Quality of care in Emergency Psychiatry: developing an international network
    Cristian Damsa
    Cantonal Universitary Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:411-2. 2007
  6. ncbi Intramuscular olanzapine in patients with borderline personality disorder: an observational study in an emergency room
    Cristian Damsa
    Service d urgences psychiatriques, Centre Hospitalier Régional La Citadelle, 1 Boulevard du Douzième de Ligne, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:51-3. 2007
  7. ncbi Heisenberg in the ER: observation appears to reduce involuntary intramuscular injections in a psychiatric emergency service
    Cristian Damsa
    Service d accueil, d urgence et de liaison psychiatrique, Cantonal Universitary Hospital Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:431-3. 2006
  8. ncbi [Dissociative disorders: clinical, neurobiological and therapeutical approaches]
    C Damsa
    Service d accueil, d urgences et de liaison psychiatriques Département de psychiatrie HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 2:400-5. 2006
  9. ncbi [Major depressive disorders and psychiatric emergencies: a naturalistic study on crisis intervention relevance]
    Cristian Damsa
    Service d accueil, d Urgences et de Liaison psychiatrique, Hopital Cantonal Universitaire de Geneve, Suisse
    Can J Psychiatry 50:857-62. 2005
  10. ncbi Economic impact of crisis intervention in emergency psychiatry: a naturalistic study
    Cristian Damsa
    Emergency and Crisis Intervention Unit, University of Geneva Psychiatric Center, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 20:562-6. 2005

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Publications21

  1. ncbi Case of gynecomastia during paroxetine therapy
    Cristian Damsa
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:971. 2003
  2. doi Are psychiatric residents still interested in psychoanalysis? A brief report
    Cristian Damsa
    Faculty of Medicine University Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Psychoanal 70:386-91. 2010
    ..Following the residents' responses, our focus group proposed ten commonsense feedbacks for psychoanalysts regarding stimulating young psychiatric residents' interest in psychoanalytic approaches...
  3. ncbi Lipid levels in dissociative disorders: effects of psychodynamic psychotherapy
    Cristian Damsa
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Investigation Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4455 East 12th Avenue, Denver, CO, 80220, USA
    Psychiatr Q 85:369-76. 2014
    ..These findings could open the way for hypothesis about the role of lipids in the pathophysiology of DD and raise the question of the patients with DD receiving antilipidemiants agents. ..
  4. doi Current status of brain imaging in anxiety disorders
    Cristian Damsa
    University of Geneva Psychiatric Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:96-110. 2009
    ..References cited in all trials were searched iteratively to identify missing studies. Our review focused only on the last year's findings...
  5. ncbi Quality of care in Emergency Psychiatry: developing an international network
    Cristian Damsa
    Cantonal Universitary Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:411-2. 2007
  6. ncbi Intramuscular olanzapine in patients with borderline personality disorder: an observational study in an emergency room
    Cristian Damsa
    Service d urgences psychiatriques, Centre Hospitalier Régional La Citadelle, 1 Boulevard du Douzième de Ligne, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:51-3. 2007
    ..This is the first open-label study with olanzapine in this setting...
  7. ncbi Heisenberg in the ER: observation appears to reduce involuntary intramuscular injections in a psychiatric emergency service
    Cristian Damsa
    Service d accueil, d urgence et de liaison psychiatrique, Cantonal Universitary Hospital Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:431-3. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi [Dissociative disorders: clinical, neurobiological and therapeutical approaches]
    C Damsa
    Service d accueil, d urgences et de liaison psychiatriques Département de psychiatrie HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 2:400-5. 2006
    ..Beyond the inherent singularity of psychotherapeutic intervention, the therapeutic approach varies according to frequently associated comorbidities...
  9. ncbi [Major depressive disorders and psychiatric emergencies: a naturalistic study on crisis intervention relevance]
    Cristian Damsa
    Service d accueil, d Urgences et de Liaison psychiatrique, Hopital Cantonal Universitaire de Geneve, Suisse
    Can J Psychiatry 50:857-62. 2005
    ..This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the impact of introducing crisis intervention patterns in the emergency unit of a general hospital on the number of admissions and outpatient follow-ups for patients with major depressive disorder...
  10. ncbi Economic impact of crisis intervention in emergency psychiatry: a naturalistic study
    Cristian Damsa
    Emergency and Crisis Intervention Unit, University of Geneva Psychiatric Center, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 20:562-6. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the clinical and economic impact of crisis intervention on psychiatric emergency admissions...
  11. ncbi "Dopamine-dependent" side effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: a clinical review
    Cristian Damsa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1064-8. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi Recurrence of post-traumatic stress disorder and antiretrovirals
    Cristian Damsa
    Emergency and Crisis Intervention Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:313-6. 2005
    ..After recurrence of PTSD, the patient showed an important decrease in viral load and a higher CD4 level despite a bad compliance to antiretrovirals...
  13. ncbi [Predictive factors of suicidal behaviour recurrence in borderline personality disorder patients]
    L Cailhol
    Service d accueil, d Urgences et de Liaison psychiatrique, Hopital Cantonal Universitaire de Geneve, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Encephale 33:156-9. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi [Comparison between Swiss and foreign patients characteristics at the psychiatric emergencies department and the predictive factors of their management strategies]
    B Baleydier
    Clinique d Accueil et Urgences Psychiatriques Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, Geneve
    Encephale 29:205-12. 2003
    ..studied two specific questions: 1) are there nationalities differences in diagnosis with respect to the Swiss native population, and 2) are there nationality differences in management of patients visiting a psychiatric emergency service?..
  15. ncbi [Alpha-thalassemias and bipolar disorders: a genetic link?]
    C Damsa
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneve 14
    Encephale 31:72-5. 2005
    ..Thanks to linkage techniques, one could hope for an improvement in understanding the physiopathology of bipolar disorder, with possible implications at a therapeutic level...
  16. ncbi [Interest of psychiatric guidelines in managing agitation in intensive care]
    Coralie Lazignac
    Service d accueil, d Urgences et de Liaison psychiatrique, Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:414-9. 2007
    ..In the treatment of agitated patients, an equilibrium needs to be found between the subjective dimension and the available data from evidence based medicine...
  17. ncbi Violent behavior of patients admitted in emergency following drug suicidal attempt: a specific staff educational crisis intervention
    Lionel Cailhol
    Service d accueil d urgence et de liaison psychiatrique, Cantonal University Hospital Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, Universitary Hospital Geneva 24, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:42-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of a staff educational crisis intervention (SECI) on the reduction of VB in patients admitted to emergency departments following drug suicidal attempt...
  18. ncbi Restless legs syndrome induced by citalopram: a psychiatric emergency?
    Nader Perroud
    Service d accueil, d urgence et de liaison psychiatrique, Universitary Hospital Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:72-4. 2007
    ..The objective of this case report is to create awareness on restless legs syndrome (RLS) among clinicians working in emergency units...
  19. doi A naturalistic study of consecutive agitated emergency department patients treated with intramuscular olanzapine prior to consent
    Cristian Damsa
    Am J Psychiatry 165:535-6. 2008
  20. ncbi Viewing videotape of themselves while experiencing delirium tremens could reduce the relapse rate in alcohol-dependent patients
    Adriana Mihai
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Tg Mures, Romania
    Addiction 102:226-31. 2007
    ..Our hypothesis about the efficacy of videotapes exposure to DT is consistent with a cognitive behavior model...
  21. ncbi [Panic disorders: differential diagnosis and care in emergencies]
    Cristian Damsa
    Service de psychiatrie de laison et d intervention de crise, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 4:404-6, 408-9. 2008
    ..Antidepressants (SSRI, venlafaxine) are effective in preventing panic attacks, especially in improving anticipatory anxiety and avoidance behaviour...