C F Baldassano

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bipolar depression: an evidence-based approach
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3535 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 13:483-7. 2011
  2. pmc Omega-3 fatty acids decreased irritability of patients with bipolar disorder in an add-on, open label study
    Kemal Sagduyu
    University of Missouri Kansas City, 8801 West 148th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66221, USA
    Nutr J 4:6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Illness course, comorbidity, gender, and suicidality in patients with bipolar disorder
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Outpatient Program, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:8-11. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in bipolar disorder: retrospective data from the first 500 STEP-BD participants
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Bipolar Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:465-70. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment tools for screening and monitoring bipolar disorder
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Bipolar Outpatient Clinical Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:8-15. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute treatment of bipolar depression with adjunctive zonisamide: a retrospective chart review
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Bipolar Outpatient Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Bipolar Disord 6:432-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the treatment paradigm for bipolar depression: the importance of long-term management
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    CNS Spectr 9:11-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint What drugs are best for bipolar depression?
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 15:225-32. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Ziprasidone-associated mania: a case series and review of the mechanism
    C F Baldassano
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphis, USA
    Bipolar Disord 5:72-5. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Antidepressant discontinuation in bipolar depression: a Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD) randomized clinical trial of long-term effectiveness and safety
    S Nassir Ghaemi
    Mood Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St, Box 1007, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:372-80. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Bipolar depression: an evidence-based approach
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3535 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 13:483-7. 2011
    ..In this article, we focus on the treatment of bipolar depression, with particular focus on evidence from the existing literature, to help guide readers in clinical practice...
  2. pmc Omega-3 fatty acids decreased irritability of patients with bipolar disorder in an add-on, open label study
    Kemal Sagduyu
    University of Missouri Kansas City, 8801 West 148th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66221, USA
    Nutr J 4:6. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Illness course, comorbidity, gender, and suicidality in patients with bipolar disorder
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Outpatient Program, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:8-11. 2006
    ..STEP-BD data about gender differences are also discussed, and correlates of suicidal ideation among patients entering the program are described...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in bipolar disorder: retrospective data from the first 500 STEP-BD participants
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Bipolar Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:465-70. 2005
    ..To examine gender differences in a large sample of patients with bipolar illness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment tools for screening and monitoring bipolar disorder
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Bipolar Outpatient Clinical Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:8-15. 2005
    ..To review the availability and suitability of tools for screening, diagnosing, and monitoring people with bipolar disorder in both psychiatric and general practice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute treatment of bipolar depression with adjunctive zonisamide: a retrospective chart review
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Bipolar Outpatient Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Bipolar Disord 6:432-4. 2004
    ..This retrospective chart review evaluated the use of zonisamide as adjunctive treatment in patients with bipolar depression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the treatment paradigm for bipolar depression: the importance of long-term management
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    CNS Spectr 9:11-8. 2004
    ..To date, three agents--lithium, lamotrigine, and olanzapine--have been shown to have prophylactic benefits in treating this highly recurrent disorder...
  8. ncbi request reprint What drugs are best for bipolar depression?
    Claudia F Baldassano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 15:225-32. 2003
    ..Additional factors, such as side effects, risk/benefit issues, and drug-drug interactions, will be considered in an attempt to make overall recommendations for medication selection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ziprasidone-associated mania: a case series and review of the mechanism
    C F Baldassano
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphis, USA
    Bipolar Disord 5:72-5. 2003
    ..We advocate future studies to evaluate ziprasidone's efficacy in treating bipolar disorder and caution clinicians that induction of mania or hypomania may be possible with this agent...
  10. doi request reprint Antidepressant discontinuation in bipolar depression: a Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD) randomized clinical trial of long-term effectiveness and safety
    S Nassir Ghaemi
    Mood Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St, Box 1007, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:372-80. 2010
    ..To assess long-term effectiveness and safety of randomized antidepressant discontinuation after acute recovery from bipolar depression...
  11. ncbi request reprint The current understanding of lamotrigine as a mood stabilizer
    Chang Gyu Hahn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:791-804. 2004
    ..To examine whether lamotrigine has a unique role in the treatment of bipolar disorder, we evaluated the results of recent clinical trials and molecular and cell biological studies on lamotrigine...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bipolar spectrum disorder: a pilot study
    S Nassir Ghaemi
    Bipolar Disorder Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Psychopathology 37:222-6. 2004
    ..To assess depressive features of a proposed definition of bipolar spectrum disorder (BSD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant treatment in bipolar versus unipolar depression
    S Nassir Ghaemi
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Hospital, MA 02139, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:163-5. 2004
    ..Antidepressant responses were compared in DSM-IV bipolar and unipolar depression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Self-reported history of manic/hypomanic switch associated with antidepressant use: data from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)
    Christine J Truman
    Finney Psychotherapy Associates, Norfolk, VA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1472-9. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint An open prospective study of zonisamide in acute bipolar depression
    S Nassir Ghaemi
    Bipolar Disorder Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:385-8. 2006
    ..To examine the effectiveness and safety of zonisamide in the treatment of acute bipolar depression...
  16. ncbi request reprint Menstrual dysfunction prior to onset of psychiatric illness is reported more commonly by women with bipolar disorder than by women with unipolar depression and healthy controls
    Hadine Joffe
    Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:297-304. 2006
    ..However, it is not always clear whether such abnormalities, reflecting disruption of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis, are caused by psychotropic treatments or associated with the disorder per se...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of bipolar depression
    Robert M Post
    Bipolar Collaborative Network, Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA
    CNS Spectr 8:1-10; quiz 11. 2003
    ..Other adjuncts for treatment-refractory patients include monoamine oxidase inhibitors and electroconvulsive therapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Desipramine toxicity with terbinafine
    John P O'Reardon
    Am J Psychiatry 159:492. 2002