Sarah Tosato

Summary

Affiliation: University of Verona
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint No association between NRG1 and ErbB4 genes and psychopathological symptoms of schizophrenia
    Sarah Tosato
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, P le L A Scuro 10, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Neuromolecular Med 16:742-51. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The impact of cannabis use on age of onset and clinical characteristics in first-episode psychotic patients. Data from the Psychosis Incident Cohort Outcome Study (PICOS)
    Sarah Tosato
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 47:438-44. 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Effect of COMT genotype on aggressive behaviour in a community cohort of schizophrenic patients
    Sarah Tosato
    Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 495:17-21. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Is neuregulin 1 involved in determining cerebral volumes in schizophrenia? Preliminary results showing a decrease in superior temporal gyrus volume
    Sarah Tosato
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy sarah tosato univr it
    Neuropsychobiology 65:119-25. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Classification of first-episode psychosis in a large cohort of patients using support vector machine and multiple kernel learning techniques
    Letizia Squarcina
    UOC Psychiatry, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona AOUI, Italy InterUniversity Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences ICBN, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Neuroimage 145:238-245. 2017
  8. doi request reprint Classification of first-episode psychosis: a multi-modal multi-feature approach integrating structural and diffusion imaging
    Denis Peruzzo
    Department of Computer Science, University of Verona, Strada Le Grazie 15, 37134, Verona, Italy
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 122:897-905. 2015
  9. doi request reprint First-contact incidence of psychosis in north-eastern Italy: influence of age, gender, immigration and socioeconomic deprivation
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Antonio Lasalvia, MD, PhD, Chiara Bonetto, PhD, Sarah Tosato, MD, PhD, Gioia Zanatta, DClinPsy, Doriana Cristofalo, Edu Sci, Damiano Salazzari, Lorenza Lazzarotto, DClinPsy, Mariaelena Bertani, PhD, Sarah Bissoli, PhD, Katia De Santi, MD, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona Carla Cremonese, MD, Psychiatric Clinic, Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Padua Moreno De Rossi, MD, Department of Mental Health, NHS, Local Health Authority Adria, Rovigo Francesco Gardellin, MD, Department of Mental Health, NHS,
    Br J Psychiatry 205:127-34. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Neurological soft signs and prepulse inhibition of the startle reflex in psychosis: A pilot study
    Elisa Ira
    a Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 19:276-84. 2015

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint No association between NRG1 and ErbB4 genes and psychopathological symptoms of schizophrenia
    Sarah Tosato
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, P le L A Scuro 10, 37134, Verona, Italy
    Neuromolecular Med 16:742-51. 2014
    ..Because of the lack of significant association after correction for multiple testing, our analyses should be considered as exploratory and hypothesis generating for future studies. ..
  2. doi request reprint The impact of cannabis use on age of onset and clinical characteristics in first-episode psychotic patients. Data from the Psychosis Incident Cohort Outcome Study (PICOS)
    Sarah Tosato
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 47:438-44. 2013
    ..Particular attention must be paid to this behaviour, because reducing cannabis use can delay or prevent some cases of psychosis...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of COMT genotype on aggressive behaviour in a community cohort of schizophrenic patients
    Sarah Tosato
    Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 495:17-21. 2011
    ..Antipsychotic dosage, alcohol and drug abuse were taken into account as confounders. The Met/Met genotype of COMT may have an effect on aggressive behaviour in schizophrenia because norepinephrine is less effectively inactivated...
  6. doi request reprint Is neuregulin 1 involved in determining cerebral volumes in schizophrenia? Preliminary results showing a decrease in superior temporal gyrus volume
    Sarah Tosato
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy sarah tosato univr it
    Neuropsychobiology 65:119-25. 2012
    ..In this study, the association between NRG1 and STG anatomy in patients with schizophrenia was explored for the first time...
  7. doi request reprint Classification of first-episode psychosis in a large cohort of patients using support vector machine and multiple kernel learning techniques
    Letizia Squarcina
    UOC Psychiatry, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona AOUI, Italy InterUniversity Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences ICBN, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Neuroimage 145:238-245. 2017
    ..To our best knowledge, this is the largest classification study in FEP population, showing that fronto-temporal cortical thickness can be used as a potential marker to classify patients with psychosis...
  8. doi request reprint Classification of first-episode psychosis: a multi-modal multi-feature approach integrating structural and diffusion imaging
    Denis Peruzzo
    Department of Computer Science, University of Verona, Strada Le Grazie 15, 37134, Verona, Italy
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 122:897-905. 2015
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  9. doi request reprint First-contact incidence of psychosis in north-eastern Italy: influence of age, gender, immigration and socioeconomic deprivation
    Antonio Lasalvia
    Antonio Lasalvia, MD, PhD, Chiara Bonetto, PhD, Sarah Tosato, MD, PhD, Gioia Zanatta, DClinPsy, Doriana Cristofalo, Edu Sci, Damiano Salazzari, Lorenza Lazzarotto, DClinPsy, Mariaelena Bertani, PhD, Sarah Bissoli, PhD, Katia De Santi, MD, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona Carla Cremonese, MD, Psychiatric Clinic, Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Padua Moreno De Rossi, MD, Department of Mental Health, NHS, Local Health Authority Adria, Rovigo Francesco Gardellin, MD, Department of Mental Health, NHS,
    Br J Psychiatry 205:127-34. 2014
    ..Considerable variations in the incidence of psychosis have been observed across countries, in terms of age, gender, immigration status, urbanicity and socioeconomic deprivation...
  10. doi request reprint Neurological soft signs and prepulse inhibition of the startle reflex in psychosis: A pilot study
    Elisa Ira
    a Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Italy
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 19:276-84. 2015
    ..Moreover, we examined the possibility of an association of PPI deficits and NSS with negative symptoms...
  11. doi request reprint The use of dynamic susceptibility contrast (DSC) MRI to automatically classify patients with first episode psychosis
    Letizia Squarcina
    UOC Psychiatry, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona AOUI, Italy InterUniversity Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences ICBN, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Schizophr Res 165:38-44. 2015
    ..In conclusion, we found evidence that brain perfusion could be used as a potential marker to classify patients with psychosis, who show reduced blood flow and volume in respect to normal controls. ..
  12. doi request reprint Positive symptoms in first-episode psychosis patients experiencing low maternal care and stressful life events: a pilot study to explore the role of the COMT gene
    Elisa Ira
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Stress 17:410-5. 2014
    ..The data imply that the mesolimbic dopaminergic system is involved in the mediation/modulation of the effect of stressful events on the vulnerability for psychosis...
  13. pmc A multi-element psychosocial intervention for early psychosis (GET UP PIANO TRIAL) conducted in a catchment area of 10 million inhabitants: study protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Verona and Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona, Verona, Italy
    Trials 13:73. 2012
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  14. pmc COMT, neuropsychological function and brain structure in schizophrenia: a systematic review and neurobiological interpretation
    Elisa Ira
    Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 38:366-80. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Association between the neuregulin 1 gene and schizophrenia: a systematic review
    Sarah Tosato
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Verona, Section of Psychiatry, Verona, Italy
    Schizophr Bull 31:613-7. 2005
    ..Not only are these alternative explanations for the linkage seen between chromosome 8p and schizophrenia, but it is equally possible that there is more than 1 susceptibility gene at this locus...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Multi-Element Psychosocial Intervention for First-Episode Psychosis: Results From the Cluster-Randomized Controlled GET UP PIANO Trial in a Catchment Area of 10 Million Inhabitants
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona, Verona, Italy
    Schizophr Bull 41:1192-203. 2015
    ..No difference could be found for service disengagement and subjective burden of auditory hallucinations. These findings support feasibility and effectiveness of early interventions for psychosis in generalist mental health services. ..
  18. pmc Large recurrent microdeletions associated with schizophrenia
    Hreinn Stefansson
    CNS Division, deCODE Genetics, Sturlugata 8, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nature 455:232-6. 2008
    ..CNV analysis may also point the way to the identification of additional and more prevalent risk variants in genes and pathways involved in schizophrenia...