Alberto Pertusa

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Compulsive hoarding: OCD symptom, distinct clinical syndrome, or both?
    Alberto Pertusa
    Division of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, PO 69, De Crespigny Park Rd, London SE58AF, United Kingdom
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1289-98. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Stressful life events and material deprivation in hoarding disorder
    Danielle Landau
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, United Kingdom
    J Anxiety Disord 25:192-202. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Experiential avoidance and emotion regulation difficulties in hoarding disorder
    Lorena Fernández de la Cruz
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 27:204-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Hoarding disorder: a new diagnosis for DSM-V?
    David Mataix-Cols
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 27:556-72. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Do patients with hoarding disorder have autistic traits?
    Alberto Pertusa
    Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK
    Depress Anxiety 29:210-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint When hoarding is a symptom of OCD: a case series and implications for DSM-V
    Alberto Pertusa
    Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    Behav Res Ther 48:1012-20. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Refining the diagnostic boundaries of compulsive hoarding: a critical review
    Alberto Pertusa
    Division of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:371-86. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Spanish adaptation of the Dimensional Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale
    Alberto Pertusa
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Compr Psychiatry 51:641-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Annual research review: hoarding disorder: potential benefits and pitfalls of a new mental disorder
    David Mataix-Cols
    Departments of Psychosis Studies and Psychology, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:608-18. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hoarding disorder
    Ashley E Nordsletten
    Ashley E Nordsletten, MSc, Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK Abraham Reichenberg, PhD, Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK, and Departments of Psychiatry and Preventive Medicine, Seaver Center for Autism Research and Treatment and Friedman Brain Institute, Ichan Medical School at Mount Sinai, New York, USA Stephani L Hatch, PhD, Lorena Fernández de la Cruz, PhD, Alberto Pertusa, MD, PhD, Matthew Hotopf, MRCPsych, PhD, David Mataix Cols, PhD, Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 203:445-52. 2013

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Compulsive hoarding: OCD symptom, distinct clinical syndrome, or both?
    Alberto Pertusa
    Division of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, PO 69, De Crespigny Park Rd, London SE58AF, United Kingdom
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1289-98. 2008
    ..Compulsive hoarding is a debilitating problem that is often associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. However, the precise nosology of compulsive hoarding has yet to be determined...
  2. doi request reprint Stressful life events and material deprivation in hoarding disorder
    Danielle Landau
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, United Kingdom
    J Anxiety Disord 25:192-202. 2011
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  3. doi request reprint Experiential avoidance and emotion regulation difficulties in hoarding disorder
    Lorena Fernández de la Cruz
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 27:204-9. 2013
    ..However, despite the lack of specificity, the findings raise some potentially useful clinical implications for the treatment of HD...
  4. doi request reprint Hoarding disorder: a new diagnosis for DSM-V?
    David Mataix-Cols
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 27:556-72. 2010
    ..The creation of a new diagnosis in DSM-V would likely increase public awareness, improve identification of cases, and stimulate both research and the development of specific treatments for hoarding disorder...
  5. doi request reprint Do patients with hoarding disorder have autistic traits?
    Alberto Pertusa
    Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK
    Depress Anxiety 29:210-8. 2012
    ..In order to further refine the diagnostic boundaries of HD, we examined the presence of autistic traits and theory of mind deficits in individuals with HD and of hoarding behavior in patients with ASD...
  6. doi request reprint When hoarding is a symptom of OCD: a case series and implications for DSM-V
    Alberto Pertusa
    Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    Behav Res Ther 48:1012-20. 2010
    ..We estimate that this clinical presentation is relatively rare and accounts for a minority of severe hoarding cases. We discuss the unique characteristics of hoarding as a symptom of OCD and the implications for DSM-V...
  7. doi request reprint Refining the diagnostic boundaries of compulsive hoarding: a critical review
    Alberto Pertusa
    Division of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:371-86. 2010
    ..Growing evidence from epidemiological, phenomenological, neurobiological, and treatment studies suggests that compulsive hoarding may be best classified as a discrete disorder with its own diagnostic criteria...
  8. doi request reprint Spanish adaptation of the Dimensional Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale
    Alberto Pertusa
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Compr Psychiatry 51:641-8. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to further explore the psychometric properties of the DY-BOCS in a Spanish sample...
  9. doi request reprint Annual research review: hoarding disorder: potential benefits and pitfalls of a new mental disorder
    David Mataix-Cols
    Departments of Psychosis Studies and Psychology, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:608-18. 2012
    ..Given the proposed inclusion of a new hoarding disorder (HD) in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition), it is pertinent to discuss the potential benefits and pitfalls of such a development...
  10. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hoarding disorder
    Ashley E Nordsletten
    Ashley E Nordsletten, MSc, Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK Abraham Reichenberg, PhD, Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK, and Departments of Psychiatry and Preventive Medicine, Seaver Center for Autism Research and Treatment and Friedman Brain Institute, Ichan Medical School at Mount Sinai, New York, USA Stephani L Hatch, PhD, Lorena Fernández de la Cruz, PhD, Alberto Pertusa, MD, PhD, Matthew Hotopf, MRCPsych, PhD, David Mataix Cols, PhD, Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 203:445-52. 2013
    ..The prevalence of hoarding disorder, as defined in DSM-5, is currently unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Neuropsychological and neural correlates of hoarding: a practice-friendly review
    David Mataix-Cols
    Department of Psychosis Studies, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, PO 69, De Crespigny Park Road, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychol 67:467-76. 2011
    ..Although not possible to establish firm conclusions at this stage, we conclude with a series of observations and recommendations for clinical practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Issues for DSM-V: how should obsessive-compulsive and related disorders be classified?
    David Mataix-Cols
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1313-4. 2007
  13. doi request reprint Clinical implications of insight assessment in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Pino Alonso
    OCD Clinical and Research Unit, Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge Hospital, Feixa Llarga s n, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Compr Psychiatry 49:305-12. 2008
    ..001). Our results suggest that insight in OCD varies widely and constitutes a dynamic phenomenon that can improve after treatment and is influenced by clinical conditions such as affective status or personality...