R J Baldessarini

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Affiliation: Harvard Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced morbidity after gradual discontinuation of lithium treatment for bipolar I and II disorders: a replication study
    R J Baldessarini
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, MA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:551-3. 1997
  2. doi request reprint Predominant recurrence polarity among 928 adult international bipolar I disorder patients
    R J Baldessarini
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:293-302. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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 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
  7. 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
  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. pmc Antecedents of manic versus other first psychotic episodes in 263 bipolar I disorder patients
    P Salvatore
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA International Consortium for Psychotic and Bipolar Disorders Research, Mailman Research Center, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 129:275-85. 2014
  10. 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

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced morbidity after gradual discontinuation of lithium treatment for bipolar I and II disorders: a replication study
    R J Baldessarini
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, MA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:551-3. 1997
    ..The aim of this study was to verify reduction of early affective morbidity by gradual, rather than rapid, discontinuation of lithium treatment...
  2. doi request reprint Predominant recurrence polarity among 928 adult international bipolar I disorder patients
    R J Baldessarini
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:293-302. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that patients with bipolar disorder (BPD) differ demographically and clinically within subgroups based on the predominant-polarity of major recurrences...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  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 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...
  7. 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...
  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. pmc Antecedents of manic versus other first psychotic episodes in 263 bipolar I disorder patients
    P Salvatore
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA International Consortium for Psychotic and Bipolar Disorders Research, Mailman Research Center, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 129:275-85. 2014
    ..As initial episode type can predict later morbidity in bipolar disorder, we tested the hypothesis that clinical antecedents might predict initial episode types...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Course sequences in bipolar disorder: depressions preceding or following manias or hypomanias
    A Koukopoulos
    Lucio Bini Mood Disorder Centers, Rome and Cagliari, Italy
    J Affect Disord 151:105-10. 2013
    ..However, additional characteristics of BD course-patterns require further assessment...
  13. doi request reprint Episode cycles with increasing recurrences in first-episode bipolar-I disorder patients
    R J Baldessarini
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 136:149-54. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Treatments for acute bipolar depression: meta-analyses of placebo-controlled, monotherapy trials of anticonvulsants, lithium and antipsychotics
    V Selle
    International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Pharmacopsychiatry 47:43-52. 2014
    ..Optimal treatments for bipolar depression, and the relative value of specific drugs for that purpose, remain uncertain, including agents other than antidepressants...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Delirium during clozapine treatment: incidence and associated risk factors
    F Centorrino
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacopsychiatry 36:156-60. 2003
    ..Incidence and risk factors for delirium during clozapine treatment require further clarification...
  17. ncbi request reprint Weight loss in overweight patients maintained on atypical antipsychotic agents
    F Centorrino
    Consolidated Department of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1011-6. 2006
    ..Weight gain and associated medical morbidity offset the reduction of extrapyramidal side effects associated with atypical antipsychotics. Efforts to control weight in antipsychotic-treated patients have yielded limited success...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with noncompliance with psychiatric outpatient visits
    F Centorrino
    Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:378-80. 2001
    ..Adherence was also higher when visits were routinely scheduled, when the intervisit interval was shorter, and when the visit entailed psychotherapy rather than pharmacotherapy...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology factors in first-episode affective and non-affective psychotic disorders
    P Salvatore
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 41:724-36. 2007
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