Simona Vecchi

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Affiliation: Agency for Public Health
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Does direction of results of abstracts submitted to scientific conferences on drug addiction predict full publication?
    Simona Vecchi
    Department of Epidemiology, Italian National Health Service, Local Health Unit Rome E, Via di S, Costanza, 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:23. 2009
  2. doi Dopamine agonists for the treatment of cocaine dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD003352. 2015
  3. doi Anticonvulsants for cocaine dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD006754. 2015
  4. ncbi Anticonvulsants for alcohol withdrawal
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD005064. 2010
  5. ncbi Oral naltrexone maintenance treatment for opioid dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD001333. 2011
  6. doi WITHDRAWN: Anticonvulsants for cocaine dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD006754. 2015
  7. doi An overview of systematic reviews on cannabis and psychosis: discussing apparently conflicting results
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Unit Roma E, Roma, Italy
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:304-17. 2010
  8. ncbi Oral naltrexone maintenance treatment for opioid dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD001333. 2011
  9. doi Cochrane systematic reviews in the field of addiction: what's there and what should be
    Laura Amato
    Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Region, via di S Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Drug Alcohol Depend 113:96-103. 2011
  10. ncbi Psychosocial combined with agonist maintenance treatments versus agonist maintenance treatments alone for treatment of opioid dependence
    Laura Amato
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD004147. 2011

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Publications13

  1. pmc Does direction of results of abstracts submitted to scientific conferences on drug addiction predict full publication?
    Simona Vecchi
    Department of Epidemiology, Italian National Health Service, Local Health Unit Rome E, Via di S, Costanza, 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:23. 2009
    ..Some studies have indicated that full publication is associated with the direction of results (publication bias). No study has looked into the occurrence of publication bias in the field of addiction...
  2. doi Dopamine agonists for the treatment of cocaine dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD003352. 2015
    ..Cocaine misuse is a disorder for which no pharmacological treatment of proven efficacy exists. Advances in neurobiology could guide future medication development...
  3. doi Anticonvulsants for cocaine dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD006754. 2015
    ..Anticonvulsants have been candidates for use in the treatment of addiction based on the hypothesis that seizure kindling-like mechanisms contribute to addiction...
  4. ncbi Anticonvulsants for alcohol withdrawal
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD005064. 2010
    ..Anticonvulsants seem to have limited side effects, although adverse effects are not rigorously reported in the analysed trials...
  5. ncbi Oral naltrexone maintenance treatment for opioid dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD001333. 2011
    ..Research on clinical application of oral naltrexone agrees on several things. From a pharmacological perspective, naltrexone works. From an applied perspective, the medication compliance and the retention rates are poor...
  6. doi WITHDRAWN: Anticonvulsants for cocaine dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD006754. 2015
    ..Anticonvulsants have been candidates for the treatment of addiction based on the hypothesis that seizure kindling-like mechanisms contribute to addiction...
  7. doi An overview of systematic reviews on cannabis and psychosis: discussing apparently conflicting results
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Unit Roma E, Roma, Italy
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:304-17. 2010
    ..Cannabis intoxication can lead to acute, transient psychotic symptoms and the short-term exacerbation of pre-existing psychotic symptoms. However, controversy exists about whether cannabis can actually cause long-term psychosis...
  8. ncbi Oral naltrexone maintenance treatment for opioid dependence
    Silvia Minozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD001333. 2011
    ..Research on the clinical application of oral naltrexone agrees on several things. From a pharmacological perspective, naltrexone works. From an applied perspective, however, the medication compliance and the retention rates are very poor...
  9. doi Cochrane systematic reviews in the field of addiction: what's there and what should be
    Laura Amato
    Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Region, via di S Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Drug Alcohol Depend 113:96-103. 2011
    ..Cochrane reviews provide information on the most effective treatments, particularly in the area of opioid and alcohol dependence, and help clarify areas for further research...
  10. ncbi Psychosocial combined with agonist maintenance treatments versus agonist maintenance treatments alone for treatment of opioid dependence
    Laura Amato
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD004147. 2011
    ..Maintenance treatments are effective in retaining patients in treatment and suppressing heroin use. Questions remain regarding the efficacy of additional psychosocial services...
  11. ncbi Dopamine agonists for the treatment of cocaine dependence
    Laura Amato
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD003352. 2011
    ..Cocaine dependence is a disorder for which no pharmacological treatment of proven efficacy exists, advances in the neurobiology could guide future medication development..
  12. ncbi Psychosocial and pharmacological treatments versus pharmacological treatments for opioid detoxification
    Laura Amato
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD005031. 2011
    ..Some studies have suggested that the sorts of symptoms which are most distressing to addicts during detoxification are psychological rather than physiological symptoms associated with the withdrawal syndrome...
  13. ncbi Benzodiazepines for alcohol withdrawal
    Laura Amato
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, Rome, Italy, 00198
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD005063. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, no definite conclusions about the effectiveness and safety of benzodiazepines was possible, because of the heterogeneity of the trials both in interventions and the assessment of outcomes...