Andrea Fagiolini

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical trial methodology to assess the efficacy/effectiveness of long-acting antipsychotics: Randomized controlled trials vs naturalistic studies
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine, University of Siena School of Medicine, Siena, Italy Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 247:257-264. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis, Epidemiology and Management of Mixed States in Bipolar Disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
    CNS Drugs 29:725-40. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Switching antipsychotic medication to aripiprazole: position paper by a panel of Italian psychiatrists
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena, School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy 39 0577 586275 39 0577 233451
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 16:727-37. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence, chronicity, burden and borders of bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena, Department of Molecular Medicine and Clinical DAI Department of Mental Health, Viale Bracci 1, Siena 53100, Italy
    J Affect Disord 148:161-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The effects of undertreated chronic medical illnesses in patients with severe mental disorders
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, Siena 53100, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:22-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Risperidone long-acting injection as monotherapy and adjunctive therapy in the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena School of Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Siena 53100, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:1727-40. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Strategies for successful clinical management of schizophrenia with ziprasidone
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena School of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:2199-220. 2010
  8. pmc Rediscovering trazodone for the treatment of major depressive disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, Siena, Italy
    CNS Drugs 26:1033-49. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Asenapine for the treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder: from clinical research to clinical practice
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena, Departments of Mental Health and Molecular Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, Siena 53100, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:489-504. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life, anxiety and depression in sarcoidosis
    Arianna Goracci
    Psychiatry Division, Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:441-5. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Clinical trial methodology to assess the efficacy/effectiveness of long-acting antipsychotics: Randomized controlled trials vs naturalistic studies
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine, University of Siena School of Medicine, Siena, Italy Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 247:257-264. 2016
    ..Criteria are outlined to help physicians design appropriate prospective studies in schizophrenia including the relevant pragmatic and/or explanatory features, as required...
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis, Epidemiology and Management of Mixed States in Bipolar Disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
    CNS Drugs 29:725-40. 2015
    ..Until such time as targeted agents are available, second-generation neuroleptics are emerging as the treatment of choice in the management of mixed states in bipolar disorder...
  3. doi request reprint Switching antipsychotic medication to aripiprazole: position paper by a panel of Italian psychiatrists
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena, School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy 39 0577 586275 39 0577 233451
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 16:727-37. 2015
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  4. doi request reprint Prevalence, chronicity, burden and borders of bipolar disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena, Department of Molecular Medicine and Clinical DAI Department of Mental Health, Viale Bracci 1, Siena 53100, Italy
    J Affect Disord 148:161-9. 2013
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  5. doi request reprint The effects of undertreated chronic medical illnesses in patients with severe mental disorders
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, Siena 53100, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:22-9. 2009
    ..Implementing behavioral interventions into clinical practice may help patients improve their overall health and prevent chronic medical conditions...
  6. doi request reprint Risperidone long-acting injection as monotherapy and adjunctive therapy in the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena School of Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Siena 53100, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:1727-40. 2010
    ..Risperidone long-acting injection (LAI) has proven efficacious for the maintenance phase of bipolar disorder and may mitigate the problem of nonadherence in the substantial group of patients for whom this is a significant concern...
  7. doi request reprint Strategies for successful clinical management of schizophrenia with ziprasidone
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena School of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:2199-220. 2010
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  8. pmc Rediscovering trazodone for the treatment of major depressive disorder
    Andrea Fagiolini
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, Siena, Italy
    CNS Drugs 26:1033-49. 2012
    ..The recently approved prolonged-release formulation should provide further optimization of this antidepressant and may be useful for enabling an appropriate therapeutic dose to be administered with improved patient compliance...
  9. doi request reprint Asenapine for the treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder: from clinical research to clinical practice
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena, Departments of Mental Health and Molecular Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, Siena 53100, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:489-504. 2013
    ..Its relatively favorable weight and metabolic profile, as well as the lack of appreciable activity at muscarinic cholinergic receptors and the sublingual administration are of clinical interest...
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life, anxiety and depression in sarcoidosis
    Arianna Goracci
    Psychiatry Division, Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:441-5. 2008
    ..This study sought to evaluate the quality of life and the presence of psychiatric disorders in patients with sarcoidosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Off-Label Trazodone Prescription: Evidence, Benefits and Risks
    Letizia Bossini
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Psychiatry Division, University of Siena, Italy Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 21:3343-51. 2015
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  12. doi request reprint Practical guidance for prescribing trazodone extended-release in major depression
    Arianna Goracci
    a Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Siena School of Medicine, Siena, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 17:433-41. 2016
    ..In some severe cases, patients may require the addition of antipsychotic therapy, electroconvulsive therapy, or antidepressant combination therapy...
  13. doi request reprint Aripiprazole for the treatment of bipolar disorder: a review of current evidence
    Andrea Fagiolini
    University of Siena School of Medicine, Department of Mental Health and Neuroscience, Siena 53100, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:473-88. 2011
    ..several medications are available for the treatment of different phases of bipolar disorder, yet many of the drugs that are currently approved carry a substantial burden of side effects or do not lead all treated patients to remission...
  14. doi request reprint Binge eating disorder: from clinical research to clinical practice
    Arianna Goracci
    From the Division of Psychiatry AG, SDV, SB, AF, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Siena School of Medicine, Siena, Italy Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Bio technologies FC, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy Department of Psychiatry NI, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA and University of Washington School of Social work JB, Seattle, WA
    J Addict Med 9:20-4. 2015
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  15. doi request reprint Photosensitivity and panic-agoraphobic spectrum: a pilot study
    Letizia Bossini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Siena, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 48:108-12. 2013
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  16. doi request reprint Switching long acting antipsychotic medications to aripiprazole long acting once-a-month: expert consensus by a panel of Italian and Spanish psychiatrists
    Andrea Fagiolini
    a Department of Mental Health and Deparment of Molecular Medicine, University of Siena Medical Center, Siena, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 15:449-55. 2016
    ..Both clinical and pharmacological factors should be considered when switching antipsychotics, and specific guidelines for long acting antipsychotic switching that address all these factors are needed...
  17. pmc Sexual Masochism Disorder with Asphyxiophilia: A Deadly yet Underrecognized Disease
    Anna Coluccia
    Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, Santa Maria alle Scotte University Hospital of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Case Rep Psychiatry 2016:5474862. 2016
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  18. doi request reprint Adult obsessive-compulsive disorder and quality of life outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anna Coluccia
    Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, Santa Maria alle Scotte University Hospital of Siena, Viale Bracci 16, 53100 Siena, Italy Electronic address
    Asian J Psychiatr 22:41-52. 2016
    ..Treatments should address QOL in OCD, particularly emotional QOL. Additional strategies targeting QOL should be implemented for female patients with less severe OCD symptoms. ..
  19. doi request reprint PTSD in victims of terroristic attacks - a comparison with the impact of other traumatic events on patients' lives
    Letizia Bossini
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Development, Psychiatry Section, School of Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Psychiatr Pol 50:907-921. 2016
    ..To identify possible differences, in terms of duration and severity of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, between victims of terrorist attacks and subjects who underwent other types of traumatic events...
  20. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of binge-eating disorder: a review
    Arianna Goracci
    From the Division of Psychiatry AG, SDV, SB, AF, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Siena School of Medicine, Siena, Italy Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Bio technologies FC, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy and University of Washington School of Social work JB, Seattle, WA
    J Addict Med 9:1-19. 2015
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  21. ncbi request reprint STARTING ARIPIPRAZOLE LONG-ACTING-ONCE-A-MONTH EARLY IN TREATMENT: WHY, HOW AND FOR WHOM? EXPERT CONSENSUS AND PRACTICAL RECOMMENDATIONS BY A PANEL OF ITALIAN CLINICIANS
    Giovanni Amodeo
    a Department of Mental Health and Dept of Molecular Medicine, University of Siena Medical Center, Siena, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother . 2016
    ..However, there currently are no definitive guidelines exactly describing when a patient is to be considered stabilized enough to start AOM and which the patients are for whom an early AOM start is to be preferred...
  22. doi request reprint Telepsychiatry: new perspectives and open issues
    Marta Valdagno
    1Department of Mental Health, University of Siena Medical Center AOUS, Siena, Italy
    CNS Spectr 19:479-81. 2014
    ..Therefore the creation of legal instruments and formal professional ethical guidelines are needed. ..
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Off-label uses of trazodone: a review
    Letizia Bossini
    University of Siena, Psychiatry Division, Department of Neuroscience, Viale Bracci 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 13:1707-17. 2012
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  25. doi request reprint Photosensitivity in panic disorder
    Letizia Bossini
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Division, University of Siena School of Medicine, Viale Bracci 1, Siena, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 26:E34-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate abnormal light-related behavior in patients with panic disorder (PD)...
  26. doi request reprint The role of psychomotor activation in discriminating unipolar from bipolar disorders: a classification-tree analysis
    Giovanni B Cassano
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:22-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the present report is to determine which combination of clinical, demographic, and psychopathological factors and corresponding cutoff scores best discriminate patients with unipolar disorder from those with bipolar disorders...
  27. doi request reprint Catatonia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome: two disorders on a same spectrum? Four case reports
    Federica Luchini
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Bio technologies, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:36-42. 2013
    ..Our experience confirms the efficacy and safety of ECT in combination with BDZ as treatment of NMS and residual catatonia...
  28. 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...