Andrea Fagiolini

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional impairment in the remission phase of bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:281-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in bipolar disorder: findings from the Bipolar Disorder Center for Pennsylvanians
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:424-30. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Practical guidance for prescribing with aripiprazole in bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2691-702. 2008
  4. pmc Mood and anxiety spectrum as a means to identify clinically relevant subtypes of bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:462-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight gain and metabolic issues of medicines used for bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:521-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Overcoming hurdles to achieving good physical health in patients treated with atypical antipsychotics
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:S102-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder and the metabolic syndrome: causal factors, psychiatric outcomes and economic burden
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    CNS Drugs 22:655-69. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The long term--maximising potential for rehabilitation in patients with schizophrenia
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 17:S123-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Physical health considerations in psychiatry: european views on recognition, monitoring and management
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:iii. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of lifetime panic spectrum symptoms in the treatment of patients with bipolar I disorder
    Ellen Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:905-11. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Functional impairment in the remission phase of bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:281-5. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in bipolar disorder: findings from the Bipolar Disorder Center for Pennsylvanians
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:424-30. 2005
    ..This study sought to evaluate the presence of the metabolic syndrome in a group of 171 patients with bipolar disorder who were consecutively recruited in the Bipolar Disorder Center for Pennsylvanians...
  3. ncbi request reprint Practical guidance for prescribing with aripiprazole in bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2691-702. 2008
    ..Aripiprazole differs from other atypical antipsychotics in its pharmacological and clinical profile...
  4. pmc Mood and anxiety spectrum as a means to identify clinically relevant subtypes of bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:462-7. 2007
    ..We examine the structure of mood and anxiety spectrum features in patients with BD I to identify subtypes with similar profiles...
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight gain and metabolic issues of medicines used for bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:521-8. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Overcoming hurdles to achieving good physical health in patients treated with atypical antipsychotics
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:S102-7. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder and the metabolic syndrome: causal factors, psychiatric outcomes and economic burden
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    CNS Drugs 22:655-69. 2008
    ..Prevention of weight gain and metabolic disturbances or early intervention when these are present in bipolar disorder could result in significant health and economic benefits...
  8. ncbi request reprint The long term--maximising potential for rehabilitation in patients with schizophrenia
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 17:S123-9. 2007
    ..In summary, newer, atypical agents may improve efficacy, patient satisfaction, and aid long-term rehabilitation...
  9. doi request reprint Physical health considerations in psychiatry: european views on recognition, monitoring and management
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:iii. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of lifetime panic spectrum symptoms in the treatment of patients with bipolar I disorder
    Ellen Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:905-11. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that lifetime panic spectrum features would be associated with higher levels of suicidal ideation and a poorer response to acute treatment of the index mood episode in this patient population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts and ideation in patients with bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:509-14. 2004
    ..Suicidal thinking and behavior are common in individuals with bipolar disorder...
  12. pmc Effect of age, weight, and CYP2C19 genotype on escitalopram exposure
    Yuyan Jin
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 50:62-72. 2010
    ..These variables may affect patient tolerance of this antidepressant and may provide important information in the effort to tailor treatments to patients' individual needs...
  13. pmc Bipolar disorder center for Pennsylvanians: implementing an effectiveness trial to improve treatment for at-risk patients
    David J Kupfer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:888-97. 2009
    ..This report highlights the methods used to recruit, screen, and enroll a cohort of difficult-to-recruit individuals with bipolar disorder...
  14. pmc Prevalence and correlates of eating disorder co-morbidity in patients with bipolar disorder
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatry Res 161:51-8. 2008
    ..Screening for eating disorders in bipolar patients is warranted, as intervention may minimize distress and improve treatment outcome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical correlates of medical comorbidities in patients with bipolar I disorder: analysis of acute-phase data from a randomized controlled trial
    Wesley K Thompson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15260, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:783-8. 2006
    ..We studied the relationship between number of medical comorbidities in patients with bipolar I disorder and their demographic and clinical characteristics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural validity of the structured clinical interview for panic-agoraphobic spectrum
    Ellen Frank
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:283-90. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Development and preliminary testing of the General 5-Spectrum Measure (GSM-V)
    Paola Rucci
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2593, USA
    Depress Anxiety 18:109-17. 2003
    ..Additionally, it could provide a better characterization of patients with a syndromal level Axis-I disorder, who might require specific treatment strategies targeted to co-occurring subsyndromal conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression with panic spectrum symptoms: a pilot study
    Jill M Cyranowski
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Depress Anxiety 21:140-2. 2005
    ..A newly adapted psychosocial treatment for depression with lifetime panic spectrum symptoms was evaluated in an open pilot study...
  19. pmc Addressing the challenges of a cross-national investigation: lessons from the Pittsburgh-Pisa study of treatment-relevant phenotypes of unipolar depression
    Ellen Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Trials 5:253-61. 2008
    ..A multi-site clinical trial that includes psychotherapy as one of the treatments presents numerous challenges related to cross-site consistency and communication...
  20. doi request reprint Sensitivity to change and predictive validity of the MOODS-SR questionnaire, last-month version
    Mario Miniati
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 78:116-24. 2009
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  21. pmc Medical burden in late-life bipolar and major depressive disorders
    Ariel G Gildengers
    Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, The Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:194-200. 2008
    ..The authors compare medical burden in elderly patients with bipolar disorder with that in those with major depressive disorder...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship of general medical burden, duration of illness and age in patients with bipolar I disorder
    Isabella Soreca
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:956-61. 2008
    ..This study was aimed at evaluating general medical burden in a group of 111 patients with bipolar I disorder...
  23. doi request reprint Chronotype and body composition in bipolar disorder
    Isabella Soreca
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Chronobiol Int 26:780-8. 2009
    ..Evening chronotype could be a proxy for as yet unknown specific causes of the high rate of obesity and obesity-related diseases in bipolar disorder...
  24. ncbi request reprint The panic-agoraphobic spectrum: development, description, and clinical significance
    M Katherine Shear
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:739-56. 2002
    ..Such an approach holds some promise for progress in studies of neurobiologic basis of panic and may be useful in further efforts to overcome the nagging problem of the ambiguous boundaries of DSM diagnostic categories [53]...
  25. pmc Eating disorders and illness burden in patients with bipolar spectrum disorders
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:516-21. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Obesity as a correlate of outcome in patients with bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:112-7. 2003
    ....
  27. pmc Enhancing outcomes in patients with bipolar disorder: results from the Bipolar Disorder Center for Pennsylvanians Study
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 11:382-90. 2009
    ..We investigated whether SCBD and ECI + SCBD are able to improve outcomes and reduce health disparities for young and elderly individuals, African Americans, and rural residents with bipolar disorder...
  28. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts in patients with bipolar I disorder during acute and maintenance phases of intensive treatment with pharmacotherapy and adjunctive psychotherapy
    Paola Rucci
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institite and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1160-4. 2002
    ..Lifetime rates of suicide attempts among patients with bipolar I disorder were compared to rates during a 2-year period of intensive treatment with pharmacotherapy and with one of two adjunctive psychosocial interventions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroidism in patients with bipolar I disorder treated primarily with lithium
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:123-7. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the frequency and clinical significance of abnormal Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) and Free Thyroxine Index (FTI) in patients with bipolar I disorder treated primarily with lithium...
  30. pmc Association study of 21 circadian genes with bipolar I disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia
    Hader A Mansour
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 11:701-10. 2009
    ..The results are plausible, based on prior studies of circadian abnormalities. As replications have not been attempted uniformly, we evaluated representative, common polymorphisms in all three disorders...
  31. doi request reprint Season of birth is associated with adult body mass index in patients with bipolar disorder
    Isabella Soreca
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Chronobiol Int 30:577-82. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that early environmental factors, yet to be identified, interact with specific neurobiological features of bipolar disorder to determine stable traits and disease risk factors in adult life...
  32. pmc Adherence to escitalopram treatment in depression: a study of electronically compiled dosing histories in the 'Depression: the search for phenotypes' study
    Alette M Wessels
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 27:291-7. 2012
    ..IPT+escitalopram. Early discontinuation of treatment and suboptimal daily execution of the prescribed regimen are the most common facets of poor adherence in this study population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and weight change during treatment in patients with bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:528-33. 2002
    ..Individuals with bipolar disorder tend to be overweight, and their treatment may exacerbate obesity and increase the risk of concurrent medical disease in this population...
  34. pmc Medication effects in neuroimaging studies of bipolar disorder
    Mary L Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:313-20. 2008
    ..Withdrawing all individuals from medication and examining only unmedicated individuals may be clinically unfeasible, and examining only unmedicated individuals may render findings less generalizable...
  35. pmc Cardiovascular disease and hypertension among adults with bipolar I disorder in the United States
    Benjamin I Goldstein
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 11:657-62. 2009
    ..We therefore examined this topic in a representative epidemiologic sample...
  36. pmc Are adults with bipolar disorder active? Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behavior using accelerometry
    Carol A Janney
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 152:498-504. 2014
    ..Physical activity and sedentary behaviors may be modifiable factors associated with elevated rates of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and mortality in adults with BP...
  37. ncbi request reprint Persistent posttraumatic stress disorder following September 11 in patients with bipolar disorder
    Mark H Pollack
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:394-9. 2006
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  38. pmc The effect of reporting methods for dosing times on the estimation of pharmacokinetic parameters of escitalopram
    Yuyan Jin
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Psychiatry, 805 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 49:176-84. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the parameters estimated from the MEMS method were similar to literature reported values for V/F ( approximately 1100 L) and K(a) ( approximately 0.8-0.9 h(-1)) arising from traditional pharmacokinetic approaches...
  39. ncbi request reprint The importance of routine for preventing recurrence in bipolar disorder
    Ellen Frank
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:981-5. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of standardized treatment in geriatric bipolar disorder
    Ariel G Gildengers
    Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, the Bipolar Disorder Center for Pennsylvanians, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:319-23. 2005
    ..The authors sought to determine the feasibility of treating elderly adults with bipolar disorder under standardized-treatment conditions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Medical monitoring in patients with bipolar disorder: a review of data
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:e16. 2008
    ..To optimize care and achieve the best possible treatment outcomes, integrated psychiatric and medical care is needed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Adult separation anxiety: psychometric properties of a new structured clinical interview
    Jill M Cyranowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 36:77-86. 2002
    ..These results highlight the feasibility and potential clinical utility of assessing age-appropriate symptoms of separation anxiety experienced during adulthood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Obesity in patients with bipolar disorder: a biopsychosocial-behavioral model
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:904-15. 2006
    ..We provide a model to explicate how factors representing different levels of analysis (i.e., biology, psychology, sociodemographics, and behavior) interact to influence the onset and maintenance of obesity in bipolar disorder...
  44. doi request reprint Diagnostic guidelines for bipolar disorder: a summary of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders Diagnostic Guidelines Task Force Report
    S Nassir Ghaemi
    Bipolar Disorder Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Bipolar Disord 10:117-28. 2008
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  45. ncbi request reprint Is treatment-resistant depression a unique subtype of depression?
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 53:640-8. 2003
    ..This in turn may facilitate the identification of more effective treatment strategies...
  46. ncbi request reprint Changes in metabolic syndrome parameters in patients with schizoaffective disorder who participated in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of topiramate
    Ranita Basu
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA Veterans Administration Health System, Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Asian J Psychiatr 2:106-11. 2009
    ..Furthermore, lower thresholds for waist circumference have also been recommended for Asians...
  47. ncbi request reprint Serotonin gene polymorphisms and bipolar I disorder: focus on the serotonin transporter
    Hader A Mansour
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, U S A
    Ann Med 37:590-602. 2005
    ..Our analyses do not support association between SLC6A4 and BDI families. Further studies using sub-groups of BDI are worthwhile...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prospective predictors of suicide and suicide attempts in 1,556 patients with bipolar disorders followed for up to 2 years
    Lauren B Marangell
    Mood Disorders Center, Menninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine and the Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 16 MIRECC, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:566-75. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and subthreshold affective symptoms
    Arianna Goracci
    Department of Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, University of Siena, Viale Bracci 1, Siena 53100, Italy
    Qual Life Res 14:905-9. 2005
    ..Our data suggests that subjects who report subthreshold affective symptomatology also report a low degree of enjoyment and satisfaction from life. The depressive aspects of the mood spectrum seem to have the greatest negative influence...
  50. pmc Using computerized adaptive testing to reduce the burden of mental health assessment
    Robert D Gibbons
    Center for Health Statistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Psychiatric Institute 457, M C 912, Chicago, IL 60680 6998, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:361-8. 2008
    ..This study investigated the combination of item response theory and computerized adaptive testing (CAT) for psychiatric measurement as a means of reducing the burden of research and clinical assessments...
  51. ncbi request reprint The mood spectrum in unipolar and bipolar disorder: arguments for a unitary approach
    Giovanni B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Via Roma no 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1264-9. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Conceptual underpinnings and empirical support for the mood spectrum
    Giovanni B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:699-712, v. 2002
    ..Finally, they summarize the clinical utility of such an approach to the description and assessment of patients with mood disorders...
  53. ncbi request reprint Measuring mood spectrum: comparison of interview (SCI-MOODS) and self-report (MOODS-SR) instruments
    Liliana Dell'Osso
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 43:69-73. 2002
    ..Agreement between the self-report and the interview formats was substantial. Intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC) ranged from 0.88 to 0.97. Our findings provide support for the reliability of the MOODS-SR questionnaire...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of an educational intervention on weight gain in patients treated with antipsychotics
    Mauro Mauri
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Via Roma, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:462-6. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Mood stabilizers and atypical antipsychotics: bimodal treatments for bipolar disorder
    Terence A Ketter
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 39:120-46. 2006
    ..Further investigation of combinations of agents such as mood stabilizers and atypical antipsychotics may yield valuable insights into the potential of combination therapies to enhance clinical outcomes in patients with bipolar disorder...
  56. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole in the treatment of schizophrenia: a consensus report produced by schizophrenia experts in Italy
    Giovan B Cassano
    Universita di Pisa, Casa di Cura S Rossore Viale delle Cascine, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Drug Investig 27:1-13. 2007
    ..Switching to aripiprazole from maintenance therapy with another antipsychotic also works well, provided the change is made gradually, involving tapering of the original medication...
  57. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in bipolar disorder type 1: a 48-week prospective follow-up of 72 patients treated in an Italian tertiary care center
    Alessandra Benedetti
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:93-6. 2007
    ..Although differences may exist between bipolar I male and female subjects, prospective course does not seem to reveal differences in a 48-week period, at least when similar treatment strategies are adopted...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sexual disorders in subjects treated for mood and anxiety diseases
    Letizia Bossini
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:310-2. 2007
  59. doi request reprint Schizoaffective disorder: diagnostic issues and future recommendations
    Gin S Malhi
    Northern Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Bipolar Disord 10:215-30. 2008
    ..This paper addresses the controversy regarding the diagnostic validity of schizoaffective disorder (SAD), a diagnosis that is used in both DSM-IV and ICD-10 and one that encroaches on both schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar disorder (BD)...
  60. pmc Impact of concurrent naturalistic pharmacotherapy on psychotherapy of complicated grief
    Naomi M Simon
    Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02114, USA
    Psychiatry Res 159:31-6. 2008
    ..77%). Our naturalistic data underscore the need for prospective, randomized controlled studies of CG pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy alone and in combination...
  61. doi request reprint Integrating medical and psychiatric care in patients with bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 28:257-8. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint The rabbit syndrome: state of the art
    Mario Catena
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Clin Pharmacol 2:212-6. 2007
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  63. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in patients with bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:678-9. 2008
  64. ncbi request reprint The use of antidepressants in bipolar disorder
    Virginio Salvi
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1307-18. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, many clinicians continue to employ antidepressants, especially in the management of severe depression that is unresponsive to mood stabilizers alone...