Maria Luca

Summary

Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Psychopathological Variables and Sleep Quality in Psoriatic Patients
    Maria Luca
    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Santa Sofia Street 78, Catania, 95100 Sicily, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 17:. 2016
  2. pmc Effectiveness of lithium in subjects with treatment-resistant depression and suicide risk: results and lessons of an underpowered randomised clinical trial
    Francesca Girlanda
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Medicina di Comunità, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 7:731. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and depression: an update
    Maria Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit of the University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele of Catania Sicily, Via S Sofia 78, 95100, Catania Sicily, Italy
    Psychiatr Q 83:281-92. 2012
  4. pmc Epidemiology and treatment of mood disorders in a day hospital setting from 1996 to 2007: an Italian study
    Maria Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Sicily, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:169-76. 2013
  5. pmc Sleep disorders and depression: brief review of the literature, case report, and nonpharmacologic interventions for depression
    Antonina Luca
    Department GF Ingrassia, Section of Neuroscience, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Sicily, Italy
    Clin Interv Aging 8:1033-9. 2013
  6. pmc Haloperidol augmentation of fluvoxamine in skin picking disorder: a case report
    Maria Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit of the University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele of Catania Sicily, Via S, Sofia 78, Catania, 95100, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 6:219. 2012
  7. pmc The Role of Oxidative Damage in the Pathogenesis and Progression of Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Dementia
    Maria Luca
    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Santa Sofia Street 78, Catania, 95100 Sicily, Italy
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2015:504678. 2015
  8. pmc Gsk3 Signalling and Redox Status in Bipolar Disorder: Evidence from Lithium Efficacy
    Antonina Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Santa Sofia Street 78, Catania, 95100 Sicily, Italy
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2016:3030547. 2016
  9. pmc Accelerated aging in major depression: the role of nitro-oxidative stress
    Maria Luca
    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Via S Sofia 78, Catania, 95100 Sicily, Italy
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2013:230797. 2013
  10. pmc Psychomotor retardation and externally oriented thinking in major depression
    Maria Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit of the University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele of Catania Sicily, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:759-66. 2013

Collaborators

  • Carmela Calandra
  • Antonina Luca
  • Francesca Girlanda
  • Elisabetta Pistorio
  • Tiziana Sciarma
  • Mauro Percudani
  • Giulia Bisoffi
  • Fiorella Tozzi
  • Davide Prestia
  • Marina Lorusso
  • Corrado Barbui
  • Maria Grazia Appino
  • Rossella Beneduce
  • Orlando Todarello
  • Francesco Restaino
  • Liliana Cascone
  • Duccio Papanti
  • Daniele Moretti
  • Damiano Pecile
  • Guglielmo Occhionero
  • Salvatore Romeo
  • Mariasole Castellazzi
  • Andrea Barichello
  • Vincenzo Fricchione Parise
  • Stefania Tamborini
  • Simona Ziero
  • Francesca Maio
  • Emilia Agrimi
  • Alessandra Marsilio
  • Marianna Boso
  • Stefania Strizzolo
  • Francesco Gardellin
  • Daniele Gennaro
  • Chiara Mattei
  • Spyridon Zotos
  • Irene Bighelli
  • Andrea Cipriani
  • Chiara Luchetta
  • Claudio Lucii
  • Batul Hanife
  • Marianna Purgato
  • Caterina Corbascio
  • Alfredo Bisogno
  • Michela Nose
  • Paola Bortolaso
  • Camilla Lintas
  • Vincenzo Messina

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Psychopathological Variables and Sleep Quality in Psoriatic Patients
    Maria Luca
    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Santa Sofia Street 78, Catania, 95100 Sicily, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 17:. 2016
    ..Hence, psoriatic patients should be assessed from a holistic point of view, in order to identify associated disorders that could benefit from targeted treatments. ..
  2. pmc Effectiveness of lithium in subjects with treatment-resistant depression and suicide risk: results and lessons of an underpowered randomised clinical trial
    Francesca Girlanda
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Medicina di Comunità, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 7:731. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and depression: an update
    Maria Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit of the University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele of Catania Sicily, Via S Sofia 78, 95100, Catania Sicily, Italy
    Psychiatr Q 83:281-92. 2012
    ..A global assessment is, in fact, fundamental for a successful therapy for the treatment of the several aspects of a complex psychopathological phenomenon...
  4. pmc Epidemiology and treatment of mood disorders in a day hospital setting from 1996 to 2007: an Italian study
    Maria Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Sicily, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:169-76. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Sleep disorders and depression: brief review of the literature, case report, and nonpharmacologic interventions for depression
    Antonina Luca
    Department GF Ingrassia, Section of Neuroscience, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Sicily, Italy
    Clin Interv Aging 8:1033-9. 2013
    ..Finally, we present a case report of a 65-year-old Caucasian woman suffering from insomnia associated with depression who was successfully treated with sleep deprivation. ..
  6. pmc Haloperidol augmentation of fluvoxamine in skin picking disorder: a case report
    Maria Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit of the University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele of Catania Sicily, Via S, Sofia 78, Catania, 95100, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 6:219. 2012
    ..There are very few reports on the efficacy of anti-psychotics in skin picking...
  7. pmc The Role of Oxidative Damage in the Pathogenesis and Progression of Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Dementia
    Maria Luca
    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Santa Sofia Street 78, Catania, 95100 Sicily, Italy
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2015:504678. 2015
    ..Hence, research on this topic should be improved in order to reach further knowledge and discover new therapeutic strategies to face a disorder with such a high burden which is dementia. ..
  8. pmc Gsk3 Signalling and Redox Status in Bipolar Disorder: Evidence from Lithium Efficacy
    Antonina Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Santa Sofia Street 78, Catania, 95100 Sicily, Italy
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2016:3030547. 2016
    ....
  9. pmc Accelerated aging in major depression: the role of nitro-oxidative stress
    Maria Luca
    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Via S Sofia 78, Catania, 95100 Sicily, Italy
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2013:230797. 2013
    ..Further research on this topic could lead, in the near future, to the expansion of the therapeutic possibilities for the treatment of NOS-related disorders. ..
  10. pmc Psychomotor retardation and externally oriented thinking in major depression
    Maria Luca
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit of the University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele of Catania Sicily, Italy
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 9:759-66. 2013
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Bupropion versus sertraline in the treatment of depressive patients with binge eating disorder: retrospective cohort study
    Carmela Calandra
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties, Psychiatry Unit of the University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele of Catania, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 78, 95100, Catania Sicily, Italy
    Psychiatr Q 83:177-85. 2012
    ..Bupropion may be associated with more weight loss in BED, depressed patients than sertraline...
  12. pmc Autonomic nervous system and lipid metabolism: findings in anxious-depressive spectrum and eating disorders
    Elisabetta Pistorio
    Department of Medical and Surgery Specialties Psychiatry Unit, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania 95100, Italy
    Lipids Health Dis 10:192. 2011
    ..To correlate lipid metabolism and autonomic dysfunction with anxious-depressive spectrum and eating disorders. To propose the lipid index (LI) as a new possible biomarker...