Salvatore Iuso

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BACKGROUND This study investigated whether the Diagnostic Criteria for Psychosomatic Research (DCPR) were able to predict psychosocial functioning in addition to psychiatric diagnoses and somatization in consultation-liaison psychiatry (CLP) patients. METHOD A consecutive sample of 208 CLP patients were recruited and assessed for sociodemographic and(More)
INTRODUCTION Hip fractures represent one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in elderly people. Anxiety and depression affect their quality of life and increase pain severity, and have adverse effects on functional recovery. Recent World Health Organization guidelines emphasize that therapeutic regimes need to be individualized and(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between personality, the serotonin transporter (5HTT) polymorphisms and the occurrence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in elite athletes. 133 healthy participants completed the NEO Five-Factor Inventory (NEO-FFI). The mood states were assessed using the Profile of Mood States (POMS)(More)
BACKGROUND and aim: Lack of cultural adaptation may risk or worsen mental illness among immigrants, and interfere with assessment and treatment. Language proficiency (LP) seems essential for access to foreign environments, and the limited research concerning its effects on mental health care encouraged this preliminary study. METHODS We reviewed clinical(More)
• La presenza di scene di alcol nei film e la frequenza di binge drinking fra gli adolescenti: uno studio trasversale europeo 1 DOCUMENTO " Studio di alcuni fattori psicopatologici e motivazionali connessi a comportamenti dopanti in campioni di popolazioni cliniche afferenti ai Ser.T. e non cliniche praticanti attività sportive non agonistiche ". 55 Da una(More)
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