Paola Pedrelli

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi College Students: Mental Health Problems and Treatment Considerations
    Paola Pedrelli
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 39:503-11. 2015
  2. pmc Compulsive use of alcohol among college students
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1 Bowdoin Square, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychiatry Res 205:95-102. 2013
  3. doi Treatment of major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder with antidepressants in patients with comorbid opiate use disorders enrolled in methadone maintenance therapy: a meta-analysis
    Paola Pedrelli
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 31:582-6. 2011
  4. doi Compulsive alcohol use and other high-risk behaviors among college students
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Addict 20:14-20. 2011
  5. doi Gender, depressive symptoms and patterns of alcohol use among college students
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychopathology 44:27-33. 2011
  6. ncbi Relationship between residual symptoms of depression and self-reported cognitive impairment
    Paola Pedrelli
    Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
    CNS Spectr 15:46-51. 2010
  7. doi Dysfunctional attitudes and perceived stress predict depressive symptoms severity following antidepressant treatment in patients with chronic depression
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 161:302-8. 2008
  8. doi Depression and suicidal ideation in college students
    Amy Farabaugh
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychopathology 45:228-34. 2012
  9. pmc Relationship between sleep disturbance and depression, anxiety, and functioning in college students
    Maren Nyer
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:873-80. 2013
  10. pmc Correlates of irritability in college students with depressive symptoms
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:953-8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi College Students: Mental Health Problems and Treatment Considerations
    Paola Pedrelli
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 39:503-11. 2015
    ..It is concluded that, by becoming familiar with the unique problems characteristic of the developmental stage and environment college students are in, practitioners will be able to better serve them. ..
  2. pmc Compulsive use of alcohol among college students
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1 Bowdoin Square, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychiatry Res 205:95-102. 2013
    ..This study suggest that the CHQ compulsive use of alcohol item should not be used as a stand-alone screening for alcohol or drug problems but it could be considered a marker for at-risk behaviors...
  3. doi Treatment of major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder with antidepressants in patients with comorbid opiate use disorders enrolled in methadone maintenance therapy: a meta-analysis
    Paola Pedrelli
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 31:582-6. 2011
    ..Future studies examining the effectiveness of antidepressants while controlling for several variables such as psychosocial treatment and assessing the specific classes of antidepressants are needed...
  4. doi Compulsive alcohol use and other high-risk behaviors among college students
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression and Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Addict 20:14-20. 2011
    ..The high co-occurrence of compulsive drinking, illicit substances, compulsive sexual activities, and gambling in college students suggests the need for comprehensive programs addressing high-risk behaviors together...
  5. doi Gender, depressive symptoms and patterns of alcohol use among college students
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychopathology 44:27-33. 2011
    ..The current study extends previous research by investigating the relationship between depressive symptoms, daily alcohol use and compulsive drinking among college students and whether gender moderates these relationships...
  6. ncbi Relationship between residual symptoms of depression and self-reported cognitive impairment
    Paola Pedrelli
    Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
    CNS Spectr 15:46-51. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the associations between residual symptoms of depression and specific self-reported symptoms in several cognitive domains...
  7. doi Dysfunctional attitudes and perceived stress predict depressive symptoms severity following antidepressant treatment in patients with chronic depression
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 161:302-8. 2008
    ..Results suggest the value of taking into consideration both patients' perceived stress and dysfunctional attitudes when assessing treatment for depressive symptoms...
  8. doi Depression and suicidal ideation in college students
    Amy Farabaugh
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychopathology 45:228-34. 2012
    ..Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in college students and is often associated with depression. The aim of this study was to assess the rates of suicidal ideation (SI) on college campuses and to identify its correlates...
  9. pmc Relationship between sleep disturbance and depression, anxiety, and functioning in college students
    Maren Nyer
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:873-80. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that students with depressive symptoms with SD would demonstrate a greater burden of comorbid psychiatric symptoms and functional impairment compared to students with depressive symptoms without SD...
  10. pmc Correlates of irritability in college students with depressive symptoms
    Paola Pedrelli
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:953-8. 2013
    ..The findings from this study suggest that depressive symptoms and irritability may characterize a subtype of college students who have a greater symptom burden and with the potential need for more aggressive and prompt treatment. ..
  11. ncbi College students with depressive symptoms with and without fatigue: Differences in functioning, suicidality, anxiety, and depressive severity
    Maren Nyer
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA E mail
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 27:100-8. 2015
    ..We examined whether fatigue was associated with greater symptomatic burden and functional impairment in college students with depressive symptoms...
  12. pmc A randomized, controlled, pilot study of acamprosate added to escitalopram in adults with major depressive disorder and alcohol use disorder
    Janet Witte
    Depression Clinical and Research Program and Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:787-96. 2012
    ..The present study was not powered to detect superiority versus placebo. Further study in a larger sample is warranted...
  13. pmc Factors that distinguish college students with depressive symptoms with and without suicidal thoughts
    Maren Nyer
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 25:41-9. 2013
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine potential factors that may distinguish college students with depressive symptoms with and without SI...
  14. doi Reliability and validity of the Massachusetts general hospital cognitive and physical functioning questionnaire
    Maurizio Fava
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 78:91-7. 2009
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  15. ncbi Differences in cognitive factors between "true drug" versus "placebo pattern" response to fluoxetine as defined by pattern analysis
    Amy H Farabaugh
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA USA
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:221-5. 2006
    ..This study examines the relationship between cognitive factors and TDR and PPR to fluoxetine...
  16. pmc The Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology, clinician rated and self-report: a psychometric assessment in Chinese Americans with major depressive disorder
    Albert Yeung
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:712-5. 2012
    ..65-0.96), respectively. The respective screening sensitivities/specificities were 0.73/0.74 and 0.86/0.58. The Chinese translations of the QIDS(16) have adequate psychometric properties and may be useful tools for depression screening...
  17. doi Treatment Outcome in Depressed Latinos Predicted by Concomitant Psychosislike Symptoms
    Paolo Cassano
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston and North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Chelsea, MA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 203:769-73. 2015
    ..The authors propose a phenomenological differentiation between benign psychosislike symptoms (clusters A-C) and the expression of the psychotic continuum (cluster D) in depressed Latinos. ..
  18. doi Reward Responsiveness Varies by Smoking Status in Women with a History of Major Depressive Disorder
    Amy C Janes
    1 McLean Imaging Center, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA, USA 2 Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 40:1940-6. 2015
    ..Therapies aimed at enhancing this reward-based deficit may be beneficial in the treatment of both nicotine dependence and MDD. ..
  19. doi Report of two double-blind randomized placebo-controlled pilot studies of a carbohydrate-rich nutrient mixture for treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
    David Mischoulon
    Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 16:13-24. 2010
    ..The drink mix was well tolerated and treatment adherence was high. Both the active and placebo intervention were effective in alleviating symptoms of SAD. Replication studies in larger samples appear warranted...
  20. pmc Reliability and validity of the Symptoms of Depression Questionnaire (SDQ)
    Paola Pedrelli
    1Psychology Department, Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    CNS Spectr 19:535-46. 2014
    ..The SDQ may be a valuable new tool to better characterize depression and identify and administer more targeted interventions. ..