Mario Altamura

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Working memory deficits and levels of N-acetylaspartate in patients with schizophreniform disorder
    Alessandro Bertolino
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 160:483-9. 2003
  2. doi request reprint The impact of Val108/158Met polymorphism of catechol-O-methyltransferase on brain oscillations during working memory
    Mario Altamura
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Italy Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 610:86-91. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Dynamic cortical involvement in implicit anticipation during statistical learning
    Mario Altamura
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, Building 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 558:73-7. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Are all forms of feature binding disturbed in schizophrenia? Evidence from a central vs. peripheral distinction in working memory
    Mario Altamura
    Department of Medical Sciences, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, viale L Pinto, 1, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 209:9-14. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Dissociating the effects of Sternberg working memory demands in prefrontal cortex
    Mario Altamura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 154:103-14. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Abnormal functional motor lateralization in healthy siblings of patients with schizophrenia
    Mario Altamura
    Department of Medical Science, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 203:54-60. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Facial Emotion Recognition in Bipolar Disorder and Healthy Aging
    Mario Altamura
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy Harvard Medical School, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, MA and Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 204:188-93. 2016
  8. doi request reprint False memories in schizophrenia? An imagination inflation study
    Nicola Mammarella
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Chieti, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 179:267-73. 2010
  9. pmc The Relationship between Personality Traits, the 5HTT Polymorphisms, and the Occurrence of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Elite Athletes
    Annamaria Petito
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 11:e0156601. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Unemployment, perceived health status and coping: A study in Southern Italy
    Pasquale De Fazio
    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Work 53:219-24. 2015

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Working memory deficits and levels of N-acetylaspartate in patients with schizophreniform disorder
    Alessandro Bertolino
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 160:483-9. 2003
    ..In addition, they assessed the relationship between N-acetylaspartate levels and working memory deficits...
  2. doi request reprint The impact of Val108/158Met polymorphism of catechol-O-methyltransferase on brain oscillations during working memory
    Mario Altamura
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Italy Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 610:86-91. 2016
    ..These results demonstrate that COMT genotype has a strong impact on brain responses (oscillatory activity) during WM performance likely a consequence of compensatory activity during the delay and response periods. ..
  3. doi request reprint Dynamic cortical involvement in implicit anticipation during statistical learning
    Mario Altamura
    Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, Building 10, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 558:73-7. 2014
    ..As the task progressed, alpha ERSs in occipitotemporal regions and putamen likely reflect perceptual anticipation of the forthcoming stimuli...
  4. doi request reprint Are all forms of feature binding disturbed in schizophrenia? Evidence from a central vs. peripheral distinction in working memory
    Mario Altamura
    Department of Medical Sciences, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, viale L Pinto, 1, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 209:9-14. 2013
    ..Results suggest that patients with schizophrenia may have difficulties in unitizing peripheral features in working memory. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Dissociating the effects of Sternberg working memory demands in prefrontal cortex
    Mario Altamura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 154:103-14. 2007
    ..These results suggest the possibility that top-down modulation of attention or cognitive control at encoding and/or decisionmaking may be mediated by these areas...
  6. doi request reprint Abnormal functional motor lateralization in healthy siblings of patients with schizophrenia
    Mario Altamura
    Department of Medical Science, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 203:54-60. 2012
    ..Reduced lateralization in siblings was also identified with a measure of laterality quotient. These findings suggest that abnormal functional lateralization of motor circuitry is related to genetic risk of schizophrenia...
  7. doi request reprint Facial Emotion Recognition in Bipolar Disorder and Healthy Aging
    Mario Altamura
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy Harvard Medical School, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, MA and Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    J Nerv Ment Dis 204:188-93. 2016
    ..This study is one of the first to compare how aging and clinical conditions influence emotional facial recognition and underlines the need to consider the role of specific and common factors in emotional face recognition. ..
  8. doi request reprint False memories in schizophrenia? An imagination inflation study
    Nicola Mammarella
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Chieti, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 179:267-73. 2010
    ..However, both groups showed comparable levels of imagination inflation effects. Results add evidence to the hypothesis that the nature of patients' false memories may be particularly linked to poor use of source-monitoring processes...
  9. pmc The Relationship between Personality Traits, the 5HTT Polymorphisms, and the Occurrence of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Elite Athletes
    Annamaria Petito
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Unit, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 11:e0156601. 2016
    ..Identification of homogeneous groups of athletes having predispositions to anxiety and depressive symptoms may help to implement early prevention programs. ..
  10. doi request reprint Unemployment, perceived health status and coping: A study in Southern Italy
    Pasquale De Fazio
    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Work 53:219-24. 2015
    ..Unemployment is a very stressful experience that significantly impairs an individual's perception of their overall wellbeing. Interaction between unemployment and physical health is complex...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interaction of COMT (Val(108/158)Met) genotype and olanzapine treatment on prefrontal cortical function in patients with schizophrenia
    Alessandro Bertolino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e Psichiatriche, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 9, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1798-805. 2004
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