Domenico De Berardis

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To elucidate the relationships between insight and alexithymia in a sample of adult outpatients with obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD). 112 adult outpatients with OCD were tested. Severity of OCD was assessed with the first 10–items of the Yale–Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y–BOCS) and score for item # 11 on the Y–BOCS was considered as a measure of(More)
The aim of the present study was to evaluate alexithymia, dissociative experiences, and Internet addiction (IA) in a nonclinical sample of 312 undergraduate students, identifying predictive factors associated with the possible risk of developing IA. We found that alexithymics had more consistent dissociative experiences, lower self-esteem, and higher(More)
The purpose of the present study was to investigate, in a non-clinical sample of undergraduate women, the relationships between alexithymia, dissociative experiences and body dissatisfaction, while identifying the predictive factors associated with a potential risk of developing eating disorders (EDs). The Toronto alexithymia scale (TAS-20), dissociative(More)
BACKGROUND Vortioxetine (VRX) is a multimodal antidepressant that acts as serotonin (5HT) transporter inhibitor as well as 5HT3A and 5HT7 receptors antagonist, 5HT1A and 5HT1B receptors partial agonist. It was recently approved in the US and the EU for the treatment of adult patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). OBJECTIVE The present article aims(More)
1Department of Mental Health, Psychiatric Service of Diagnosis and Treatment, Hospital “G. Mazzini”, ASL 4, Teramo, Italy 2Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Chair of Psychiatry, University “G. D’Annunzio”, Chieti, Italy 3UOSD Senology, Hospital “G. Mazzini”, ASL 4, Teramo, Italy 4Hermanas Hospitalarias, FoRiPsi, Villa S. Giuseppe Hospital, Ascoli(More)
Alexithymia, suicidal ideation, and serum lipid levels among drug-naı̈ve outpatients with obsessive-compulsive disorder Domenico De Berardis, Nicola Serroni, Stefano Marini, Gabriella Rapini, Alessandro Carano, Alessandro Valchera, Felice Iasevoli, Monica Mazza, Maria Signorelli, Eugenio Aguglia, Giampaolo Perna, Giovanni Martinotti, Paola A. Varasano,(More)
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