• Publications
  • Influence
Affective temperament, attachment style, and the psychological impact of the COVID-19 outbreak: an early report on the Italian general population
Abstract The outbreak of COVID-19 is severely affecting mental health worldwide, although individual response may vary. This study aims to investigate the psychological distress perceived by theExpand
  • 77
  • 10
Beliefs about Schizophrenia in Italy: A Comparative Nationwide Survey of the General Public, Mental Health Professionals, and Patients' Relatives
Objective: This study compared beliefs about the causes, treatments, and psychosocial consequences of schizophrenia in a sample of 714 lay respondents, 465 mental health professionals, and 709 keyExpand
  • 159
  • 9
  • PDF
Patient functioning and family burden in a controlled, real-world trial of family psychoeducation for schizophrenia.
OBJECTIVE This study explored the effectiveness of a psychoeducational family intervention for schizophrenia on patients' personal and social functioning as well as on relatives' burden and perceivedExpand
  • 139
  • 8
How to improve clinical practice on involuntary hospital admissions of psychiatric patients: suggestions from the EUNOMIA study.
Number and procedures of involuntary hospital admissions vary in Europe according to the different socio-cultural contexts. The European Commission has funded the EUNOMIA study in 12 EuropeanExpand
  • 79
  • 7
  • PDF
Family burden in long-term diseases: a comparative study in schizophrenia vs. physical disorders.
This study explored burden and social networks in families of patients with schizophrenia or a long-term physical disease. It was carried out in 169 specialised units (mental health department, andExpand
  • 204
  • 6
The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and implications for clinical practice
There is a wide consensus that the COVID-19 pandemic not only affects physical health, but also mental health and well-being [1,2]. The current pandemic is changing priorities for the generalExpand
  • 133
  • 6
  • PDF
Phenomenology and prognostic significance of delusions in major depressive disorder: a 10-year prospective follow-up study.
OBJECTIVE The study explored the phenomenology and prognostic significance of delusions in major depressive disorder. METHOD From 452 patients with DSM-III major depression, we selected those withExpand
  • 73
  • 6
Patient characteristics and symptoms associated with perceived coercion during hospital treatment
Fiorillo A, Giacco D, De Rosa C, Kallert T, Katsakou C, Onchev G, Raboch J, Mastrogianni A, Del Vecchio V, Luciano M, Catapano F, Dembinskas A, Nawka P, Kiejna A, Torres‐Gonzales F, Kjellin L, Maj M,Expand
  • 58
  • 5
  • PDF
A multicenter Italian study of patients' relatives' beliefs about schizophrenia.
This study explored patients' relatives' beliefs about schizophrenia in Italy, a country with a long history of community-based psychiatry. The study was conducted among 709 key relatives of patientsExpand
  • 40
  • 5
Prediction of community mental health service utilization by individual and ecological level socio-economic factors
Individuals with a more deprived socioeconomic status (SES) are more likely to have higher rates of psychiatric morbidity and use of psychiatric services. Such service use is also influenced byExpand
  • 22
  • 5