A Lasalvia

Summary

Affiliation: University of Verona
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does staff-patient agreement on needs for care predict a better mental health outcome? A 4-year follow-up in a community service
    A Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Psychol Med 38:123-33. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Predicting clinical and social outcome of patients attending 'real world' mental health services: a 6-year multi-wave follow-up study
    A Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of changes in needs for care in patients receiving community psychiatric treatment: a 4-year follow-up study
    A Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint [Heterogeneity of the Departments of Mental Health in the Veneto Region ten years after the National Plan 1994-96 for Mental Health. Which implication for clinical practice? Findings from the PICOS Project]
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Psichiatria e Psicologia Clinica, Universita di Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, P le L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:59-70. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Listening to patients' needs to improve their subjective quality of life
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Psychol Med 35:1655-65. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Patterns of clinical course in persons with mental disorders: which impact on social disability and quality of life? A longitudinal study]
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Psichiatria e WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation, Universita di Verona
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 13:169-80. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Psychosis Incident Cohort Outcome Study (PICOS). A multisite study of clinical, social and biological characteristics, patterns of care and predictors of outcome in first-episode psychosis. Background, methodology and overview of the patient sample
    A Lasalvia
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 21:281-303. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Applications and usefulness of routine measurement of patients' satisfaction with community-based mental health care
    M Ruggeri
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients dropping out from community-based mental health care: a 6-year multiwave follow-up study
    M Ruggeri
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2007
  10. doi request reprint The influence of gender on clinical and social characteristics of patients at psychosis onset: A report from the Psychosis Incident Cohort Outcome Study (PICOS)
    M Bertani
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Psychol Med 42:769-80. 2012

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Does staff-patient agreement on needs for care predict a better mental health outcome? A 4-year follow-up in a community service
    A Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Psychol Med 38:123-33. 2008
    ..We investigated whether a better staff-patient agreement on needs for care predicts more favourable outcome in patients receiving community-based psychiatric care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Predicting clinical and social outcome of patients attending 'real world' mental health services: a 6-year multi-wave follow-up study
    A Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2007
    ..The aims of this study were: i) to determine changes in symptoms and social disability, and ii) to explore predictors of clinical and social outcome in patients receiving community-based mental health care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of changes in needs for care in patients receiving community psychiatric treatment: a 4-year follow-up study
    A Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2007
    ..This study aimed to investigate changes and predictors of change in needs for care, as assessed by both patients and mental health professionals, in a sample of subjects receiving community-based psychiatric care...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Heterogeneity of the Departments of Mental Health in the Veneto Region ten years after the National Plan 1994-96 for Mental Health. Which implication for clinical practice? Findings from the PICOS Project]
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Psichiatria e Psicologia Clinica, Universita di Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, P le L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:59-70. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Listening to patients' needs to improve their subjective quality of life
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Psychol Med 35:1655-65. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint [Patterns of clinical course in persons with mental disorders: which impact on social disability and quality of life? A longitudinal study]
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Psichiatria e WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation, Universita di Verona
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 13:169-80. 2004
    ..To investigate in persons with mental disorders 1) the patterns of clinical course and their frequencies, 2) the impact of clinical course on two social dimensions of outcome, such as disability and quality of life...
  7. doi request reprint Psychosis Incident Cohort Outcome Study (PICOS). A multisite study of clinical, social and biological characteristics, patterns of care and predictors of outcome in first-episode psychosis. Background, methodology and overview of the patient sample
    A Lasalvia
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 21:281-303. 2012
    ..This paper aims at providing an overview of the background, design and initial findings of Psychosis Incident Cohort Outcome Study (PICOS)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Applications and usefulness of routine measurement of patients' satisfaction with community-based mental health care
    M Ruggeri
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients dropping out from community-based mental health care: a 6-year multiwave follow-up study
    M Ruggeri
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2007
    ..To test three hypotheses: i) is dropping out of community mental health care due to dissatisfaction? ii) Do those who appropriately interrupt mental health care need any more help? iii) Do those who need treatment continue to receive it?..
  10. doi request reprint The influence of gender on clinical and social characteristics of patients at psychosis onset: A report from the Psychosis Incident Cohort Outcome Study (PICOS)
    M Bertani
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Psychol Med 42:769-80. 2012
    ..They also point to a need for further research on gender differences, with the ultimate aim of delivering gender-sensitive effective mental health care...
  11. ncbi request reprint The contribution of epidemiology to defining the most appropriate approach to genetic research on schizophrenia
    Sarah Tosato
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 18:81-90. 2009
    ..If environmental and/or genetic factors are not precisely measured, it is impossible to study their independent effects or interactions...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Care across all phases of schizophrenia and initiation of treatment: discrepancy between routine practice and evidence. The SIEP-DIRECT'S Project]
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Psichiatria e di Psicologia Clinica, Universitd di Verona, Verona
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:305-18. 2008
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Influence of perceived organisational factors on job burnout: survey of community mental health staff
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 195:537-44. 2009
    ..Staff burnout is a critical issue for mental healthcare delivery, as it can lead to decreased work performance and, ultimately, to poorer treatment outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint The SIEP-DIRECT'S Project on the discrepancy between routine practice and evidence. An outline of main findings and practical implications for the future of community based mental health services
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Psichiatria e di Psicologia Clinica, Universita di Verona, Verona
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:358-68. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Association study of dysbindin gene with clinical and outcome measures in a representative cohort of Italian schizophrenic patients
    Sarah Tosato
    Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:647-59. 2007
    ..These preliminary results are compatible with the view that DTNBP1 is a susceptibility factor for schizophrenia, and is associated with worse psychopathology...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Systematic review on the role of neurocognitive deficits in first-degree relatives of schizophrenic patients]
    Silvia Scala
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Medicina di Comunità, Sezione di Psichiatria e Psicologia Clinica, Università di Verona WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation
    Riv Psichiatr 45:271-89. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Changes and predictors of change in objective and subjective quality of life: multiwave follow-up study in community psychiatric practice
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Psichiatria e di Psicologia Clinica, Universita di Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 187:121-30. 2005
    ..There is little knowledge of the predictors of objective and subjective quality of life...
  18. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal evaluation of two-year outcome in a community-based mental health service using graphical chain models. The South-Verona Outcome Project 9
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Italy
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 13:10-23. 2004
    ..This study throws some light on the complex relationships between clinical, social and economic variables affecting the medium-term outcome of mental health care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of outcomes in schizophrenia. 3-year follow-up of treated prevalent cases
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 184:48-57. 2004
    ..Care for people with schizophrenia should address a wide range of outcomes, including professional and consumer perspectives...
  20. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with mental health services among people with schizophrenia in five European sites: results from the EPSILON Study
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Italy
    Schizophr Bull 29:229-45. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Subjective quality of life: its relationship with clinician-rated and patient-rated psychopathology. The South-Verona Outcome Project 6
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 71:275-84. 2002
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Can the role of genetic factors in schizophrenia be enlightened by studies of candidate gene mutant mice behaviour?
    Rodolfo Mazzoncini
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:778-97. 2009
    ..On the other hand, multivariate and translational approach should be implemented in several behavioural domains...
  23. doi request reprint Executive functioning and psychopathological profile in relatives of individuals with deficit v. non-deficit schizophrenia: a pilot study
    S Scala
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 23:85-97. 2014
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  24. ncbi request reprint Severe and persistent mental illness: a useful definition for prioritizing community-based mental health service interventions
    Alberto Parabiaghi
    Dept of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Ospedale Policlinico, Verona, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:457-63. 2006
    ..This study investigates the external and predictive validity of an operationalized definition for the severity and persistency of mental illness applied to a sample of service users attending a community mental health service...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a community-based mental health service focusing on severe mental illness. The Verona experience
    M Tansella
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation, Verona, Italy
    Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl . 2006
    ..To describe the development of a community-based mental health service, the patterns of care provided by this new service established in 1978 and its costs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development, internal consistency and reliability of the Verona Service Satisfaction Scale--European Version. EPSILON Study 7. European Psychiatric Services: Inputs Linked to Outcome Domains and Needs
    M Ruggeri
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Verona, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl . 2000
    ..Satisfaction with mental health services is an important quality and outcome variable. The Verona Service Satisfaction Scale (VSSS) is a well-established method for measuring service satisfaction...
  27. doi request reprint A new generation of pragmatic trials of psychosocial interventions is needed
    M Ruggeri
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 22:111-7. 2013
    ..Lastly, we speculate on the ways in which current ideas on the purpose, scope and ethics of mental health care research may determine further challenges for clinical research and evidence-based practice...
  28. ncbi request reprint People with schizophrenia in five countries: conceptual similarities and intercultural differences in family caregiving
    Bob van Wijngaarden
    Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Schizophr Bull 29:573-86. 2003
    ..As long as cultural bias cannot be ruled out, researchers are advised to compose their own national norm groups and use these as a local standard...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fighting discrimination and stigma against people with mental disorders
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:1-9. 2008