Alberto Pertusa

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi Independent validation of the dimensional Yale-Brown obsessive-compulsive scale (DY-BOCS)
    A Pertusa
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, P O 69, De Crespigny Park Road, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 27:598-604. 2012
  2. doi 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
  3. doi 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
  4. doi 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
  5. doi 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
  6. doi 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
  7. doi A case-control study of sex differences in strategic processing and episodic memory in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Cinto Segalas
    Department of Psychiatry, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge, Barcelona 08907, Spain
    Compr Psychiatry 51:303-11. 2010
  8. doi 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
  9. doi Familial predictors of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions (contamination/cleaning and symmetry/ordering) in a nonclinical sample
    Joan Taberner
    Department of Psychiatry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Psychol 68:1266-75. 2012
  10. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi Independent validation of the dimensional Yale-Brown obsessive-compulsive scale (DY-BOCS)
    A Pertusa
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, P O 69, De Crespigny Park Road, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 27:598-604. 2012
    ....
  2. doi 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...
  3. doi 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...
  4. doi 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. doi 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...
  7. doi A case-control study of sex differences in strategic processing and episodic memory in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Cinto Segalas
    Department of Psychiatry, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge, Barcelona 08907, Spain
    Compr Psychiatry 51:303-11. 2010
    ..These results suggest a distinct pattern of cognitive dysfunction specific to the patients' sex...
  8. doi 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
    ....
  9. doi Familial predictors of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions (contamination/cleaning and symmetry/ordering) in a nonclinical sample
    Joan Taberner
    Department of Psychiatry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Psychol 68:1266-75. 2012
    ....
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. doi 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...
  13. doi Are obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions familial in nonclinical individuals?
    Joan Taberner
    Department of Psychiatry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Depress Anxiety 26:902-8. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptom dimensions are familial in a nonclinical sample...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi Climatic relationships with specific clinical subtypes of depression
    Joaquim Radua
    Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychiatry Res 175:217-20. 2010
    ..Results of this study support a climatic-rather than seasonal-influence in specific subtypes of depression. If replicated, they may have nosological and therapeutic implications...
  16. doi 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...
  17. doi 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...