L Tondo

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts in major affective disorder patients with comorbid substance use disorders
    L Tondo
    International Consortium for Research on Bipolar Disorders the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:63-9; discussion 75-6, 113-6. 1999
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of maintenance electroconvulsive therapy in rapid-cycling bipolar disorder
    Gian Paolo Minnai
    Servizio Psichiatrico di Diagnosi e Cura, Ospedale San Martino, Oristano, Sardinia
    J ECT 27:123-6. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical effectiveness of lithium maintenance treatment in types I and II bipolar disorders
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychology, University of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy and McLean Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 41:s184-90. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Latency and episodes before treatment: response to lithium maintenance in bipolar I and II disorders
    R J Baldessarini
    Consolidated Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, McLean Massachusetts General Hospitals, Boston, USA
    Bipolar Disord 1:91-7. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of rapid cycling on response to lithium maintenance treatment in 360 bipolar I and II disorder patients
    R J Baldessarini
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, MA, Boston, USA
    J Affect Disord 61:13-22. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Discontinuing lithium maintenance treatment in bipolar disorders: risks and implications
    R J Baldessarini
    The International Consortium for Bipolar Disorders Research, Consolidated Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 1:17-24. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Age at onset in 3014 Sardinian bipolar and major depressive disorder patients
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and International Consortium for Psychotic and Mood Disorders Research, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:446-52. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Suicidal status during antidepressant treatment in 789 Sardinian patients with major affective disorder
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School and McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:106-15. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Response to lithium maintenance treatment in bipolar disorders: comparison of women and men
    A C Viguera
    The International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Bipolar Disord 3:245-52. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Clinical responses to antidepressants among 1036 acutely depressed patients with bipolar or unipolar major affective disorders
    L Tondo
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, Mailman Research Center, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:355-64. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts in major affective disorder patients with comorbid substance use disorders
    L Tondo
    International Consortium for Research on Bipolar Disorders the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:63-9; discussion 75-6, 113-6. 1999
    ..The widely accepted impression that substance abuse and dependence are associated with increased suicidal risk was evaluated by literature review and with new data...
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of maintenance electroconvulsive therapy in rapid-cycling bipolar disorder
    Gian Paolo Minnai
    Servizio Psichiatrico di Diagnosi e Cura, Ospedale San Martino, Oristano, Sardinia
    J ECT 27:123-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of maintenance electroconvulsive therapy (m-ECT) in rapid-cycling (RC) bipolar disorder (BPD) patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical effectiveness of lithium maintenance treatment in types I and II bipolar disorders
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychology, University of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy and McLean Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 41:s184-90. 2001
    ..The effectiveness of lithium is being questioned increasingly and requires clarification...
  4. ncbi request reprint Latency and episodes before treatment: response to lithium maintenance in bipolar I and II disorders
    R J Baldessarini
    Consolidated Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, McLean Massachusetts General Hospitals, Boston, USA
    Bipolar Disord 1:91-7. 1999
    ..To test whether longer treatment-delays or more pretreatment illness episodes are followed by diminished response to lithium maintenance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of rapid cycling on response to lithium maintenance treatment in 360 bipolar I and II disorder patients
    R J Baldessarini
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, MA, Boston, USA
    J Affect Disord 61:13-22. 2000
    ..Rapid cycling (RC) in bipolar disorders is widely believed to predict future morbidity and poor treatment response, although empirical testing of its predictive utility remains limited...
  6. ncbi request reprint Discontinuing lithium maintenance treatment in bipolar disorders: risks and implications
    R J Baldessarini
    The International Consortium for Bipolar Disorders Research, Consolidated Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 1:17-24. 1999
    ..To review research findings on clinical effects of discontinuing lithium maintenance treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age at onset in 3014 Sardinian bipolar and major depressive disorder patients
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and International Consortium for Psychotic and Mood Disorders Research, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:446-52. 2010
    ..To test if onset age in major affective illnesses is younger in bipolar disorder (BPD) than unipolar-major depressive disorder (UP-MDD), and is a useful measure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Suicidal status during antidepressant treatment in 789 Sardinian patients with major affective disorder
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School and McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:106-15. 2008
    ..Relationships between antidepressant treatment and suicidality remain uncertain in major depressive disorder (MDD), and rarely evaluated in bipolar disorder (BPD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Response to lithium maintenance treatment in bipolar disorders: comparison of women and men
    A C Viguera
    The International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Bipolar Disord 3:245-52. 2001
    ..Since women with bipolar disorder reportedly have more features that may predict a poor prognosis (depression and rapid cycling), we tested the hypothesis that women respond less well to lithium maintenance treatment...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical responses to antidepressants among 1036 acutely depressed patients with bipolar or unipolar major affective disorders
    L Tondo
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, Mailman Research Center, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:355-64. 2013
    ..Whether responses to antidepressants differ in bipolar and unipolar depression remains unresolved...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in response to lithium treatment
    A C Viguera
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1509-11. 2000
    ..The authors' goal was to investigate whether there are differences between the sexes in response to lithium...
  12. ncbi request reprint Treating the suicidal patient with bipolar disorder. Reducing suicide risk with lithium
    R J Baldessarini
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, and Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, Mailman Research Center, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 932:24-38; discussion 39-43. 2001
    ..Studies of commonly used, but incompletely evaluated, alternative treatments are required, and further protection against premature mortality can be anticipated with better protection against bipolar depression...
  13. doi request reprint Reproduction among 1975 Sardinian women and men diagnosed with major mood disorders
    L Tondo
    International Consortium for Psychotic and Mood Disorder Research, McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 123:283-9. 2011
    ..It may include reproductive functioning, which has rarely been studied systematically...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mania associated with antidepressant treatment: comprehensive meta-analytic review
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School and McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:404-14. 2010
    ..To review available data pertaining to risk of mania-hypomania among bipolar (BPD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) patients with vs. without exposure to antidepressant drugs (ADs) and consider effects of mood stabilizers...
  15. doi request reprint Onset-age of bipolar disorders at six international sites
    R J Baldessarini
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Affect Disord 121:143-6. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Lower suicide risk with long-term lithium treatment in major affective illness: a meta-analysis
    L Tondo
    Consolidated Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 104:163-72. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Suicide risk was consistently lower during long-term treatment of major affective illnesses with lithium in all studies in the meta-analysis, including the few involving treatment-randomization...
  17. ncbi request reprint Suicidal risks among 2826 Sardinian major affective disorder patients
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School and McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:419-28. 2007
    ..We estimated risks of suicidal behaviors in 2826 mood-disorder patients evaluated and followed in a Sardinian mood disorders research center over the past 30 years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic interventions in suicide prevention
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychology, University of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:51-5. 2001
    ..Lithium is the only medication for which the evidence consistently shows an antisuicidal effect...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comorbid substance-use in schizophrenia: relation to positive and negative symptoms
    A Talamo
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Schizophr Res 86:251-5. 2006
    ..Comorbid SUD in schizophrenia patients was associated with male sex and higher PANSS positive to lower negative scores. Cause-effect relationships remain to be clarified...
  20. ncbi request reprint Intensive treatment with lithium carbonate "once a day" in bipolar patients
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychology, University of Cagliari, Stanley Foundation Research Center Lucio Bini, Cagliari, Italy
    Clin Ter 152:277-80. 2001
    ..quot;Once a day" lithium carbonate appears to be a useful alternative to the standard preparation, and may potentially improve treatment compliance by simplifying patients' medication...
  21. ncbi request reprint First-episode types in bipolar disorder: predictive associations with later illness
    R J Baldessarini
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 129:383-92. 2014
    ..Characteristics of initial illness in bipolar disorder (BD) may predict later morbidity...
  22. doi request reprint The Italian version of the validated short TEMPS-A: the temperament evaluation of Memphis, Pisa, Paris and San Diego
    A Preti
    Department of Psychology, University of Cagliari, via Is Mirrionis 1, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
    J Affect Disord 120:207-12. 2010
    ..This study presents the Italian brief, 39-item version of the questionnaire, more suited for studies in populations and currently validated in the U.S., and in a French translation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Rapid-cycling bipolar disorder: effects of long-term treatments
    L Tondo
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:4-14. 2003
    ..To compare responses to long-term treatment of rapid-cycling (RC) vs. non-RC bipolar disorder patients and assess relative effectiveness of specific agents in RC patients...