Dr Lavinia De Chiara, MD - Sapienza University of Rome  - Neurosciences, Mental Health , and Sensory Organs (NESMOS) Department

Dr Lavinia De Chiara

MD

Sapienza University of Rome

Neurosciences, Mental Health , and Sensory Organs (NESMOS) Department

Rome, Italy | Italy

Main Specialties: Psychiatry

Additional Specialties: Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Psychoeducation, Women's mental health


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Dr Lavinia De Chiara, MD - Sapienza University of Rome  - Neurosciences, Mental Health , and Sensory Organs (NESMOS) Department

Dr Lavinia De Chiara

MD

Introduction

Lavinia De Chiara, medical doctor and psychiatrist, is a PhD Student at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health, and Sensory Functions (NESMOS).
She has trained and worked at the Centro Lucio Bini in Rome and at Sant’Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome.
She has been working in the field of bipolar disorders since 2008. Her research activity has focused on antecedents and prodromal phases of bipolar disorder as well as on the experimental use of the glutamate (NMDA receptor) antagonist memantine to test its preliminarily observed mood stabilizing effects
Since 2012 she has focused her activity to the field of mood disorders in women and especially in the perinatal period working at the Center for Prevention and Treatment of Women’s Mental Disorders (Centro di Prevenzione e Cura per il Disagio Psichico della Donna) at the Sant’Andrea Hospital of Rome. With this group she has been doing clinical, research and training activities in mood disorders and perinatal psychiatry .
She has been a visiting resident at Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women's Mental Health affiliated with Harvard Medical School of Boston in 2017.
She has published several articles and book chapters on the topics of bipolar disorder and women’s mental health.

Primary Affiliation: Sapienza University of Rome - Rome, Italy , Italy

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Metrics

Number of Publications

12

Publications

Number of Profile Views

3050

Profile Views

Number of Article Reads

372

Reads

Number of PubMed Central Citations

38

PubMed Central Citations

Education

Jul 2018
Sapienza University of Rome
Psychiatrist
Jan 2017
Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Women
Training
Oct 2011
Sapienza University of Rome
MD

Top co-authors

Lavinia De Chiara
Lavinia De Chiara

Sapienza University of Rome

11
Paolo Girardi
Paolo Girardi

Suicide Prevention Center

8
Giulia Serra
Giulia Serra

Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital

7
Gino Serra
Gino Serra

University of Sassari

6
Athanasios Koukopoulos
Athanasios Koukopoulos

Centro Lucio Bini

6
Chiara Rapinesi
Chiara Rapinesi

Sapienza University of Rome

4
Alexia E Koukopoulos
Alexia E Koukopoulos

School of Medicine and Psychology

4
Giovanni Manfredi
Giovanni Manfredi

Brain and Mind Research Institute

4
Gabriele Sani
Gabriele Sani

School of Medicine and Psychology

4

Publications

12Publications

372Reads

38PubMed Central Citations

Bipolar disorder and ADHD: comorbidity and diagnostic distinctions.

Curr Psychiatry Rep 2015 Aug;17(8):604

Centro Lucio Bini, Via Crescenzio 42, 00193, Rome, Italy,

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August 2015
30 Reads
1 PubMed Central Citation(source)
3.24 Impact Factor

Features preceding diagnosis of bipolar versus major depressive disorders.

J Affect Disord 2015 Mar 11;173:134-42. Epub 2014 Nov 11.

Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; International Consortium for Bipolar & Psychotic Disorders Research, Mailman Research Center, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2015
42 Reads
3 PubMed Central Citations(source)
3.38 Impact Factor

Three-year, naturalistic, mirror-image assessment of adding memantine to the treatment of 30 treatment-resistant patients with bipolar disorder.

J Clin Psychiatry 2015 Jan;76(1):e91-7

NESMOS Department, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

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January 2015
33 Reads
6 PubMed Central Citations(source)
5.50 Impact Factor

Memantine: New prospective in bipolar disorder treatment.

World J Psychiatry 2014 Dec;4(4):80-90

Giulia Serra, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, United States.

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December 2014
33 Reads
8 PubMed Central Citations(source)

Memantine in the treatment and prophylaxis of bipolar II disorder and comorbid fibromyalgia: a case report.

J Psychiatr Pract 2014 May;20(3):232-6

GIULIA SERRA, DE CHIARA, and ALEXIA E. KOUKOPOULOS: Sapienza University, NeSMOS Department, Sant'Andrea Hospital and Centro Lucio Bini, Rome, Italy; ATHANASIOS KOUKOPOULOS: Centro Lucio Bini, Rome; GINO SERRA: University of Sassari, Italy; KAHN: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York.

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May 2014
30 Reads
4 PubMed Central Citations(source)
1.35 Impact Factor

Memantine in the management of affective recurrences of bipolar disorders after the discontinuation of long-term lithium treatment: three case histories.

Ther Adv Psychopharmacol 2014 Feb;4(1):53-5

Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro, 43/b, 07100 Sassari Italy.

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February 2014
28 Reads
4 PubMed Central Citations(source)

Low-dose acetazolamide in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder: a case series.

Psychiatry Investig 2014 Jan 21;11(1):95-101. Epub 2014 Jan 21.

NESMOS Department (Neuroscience, Mental Health, and Sensory Organs), Sapienza University, School of Medicine and Psychology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy. ; Centro Lucio Bini, Rome, Italy. ; Clinica Neuropsichiatrica Villa Rosa, Suore Ospedaliere del Sacro Cuore di Gesù, Viterbo, Italy.

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January 2014
37 Reads
1.15 Impact Factor

Antimanic and long-lasting mood stabilizing effect of memantine in bipolar I mood disorder: two case reports.

J Clin Psychopharmacol 2013 Oct;33(5):715-7

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October 2013
33 Reads
5 PubMed Central Citations(source)
3.24 Impact Factor

Neurodevelopment in schizophrenia: the role of the wnt pathways.

Curr Neuropharmacol 2013 Sep;11(5):535-58

NESMOS Department (Neuroscience, Mental Health, and Sensory Organs), Sapienza University, School of Medicine and Psychology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy; ; Centro Lucio Bini, Rome, Italy; ; IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Department of Clinical and Behavioural Neurology, Neuropsychiatry Laboratory, Rome, Italy.

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September 2013
31 Reads
4 PubMed Central Citations(source)
3.05 Impact Factor

Top co-authors

Lavinia De Chiara
Lavinia De Chiara

Sapienza University of Rome

11
Paolo Girardi
Paolo Girardi

Suicide Prevention Center

8
Giulia Serra
Giulia Serra

Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital

7
Gino Serra
Gino Serra

University of Sassari

6
Athanasios Koukopoulos
Athanasios Koukopoulos

Centro Lucio Bini

6
Chiara Rapinesi
Chiara Rapinesi

Sapienza University of Rome

4
Alexia E Koukopoulos
Alexia E Koukopoulos

School of Medicine and Psychology

4
Giovanni Manfredi
Giovanni Manfredi

Brain and Mind Research Institute

4
Gabriele Sani
Gabriele Sani

School of Medicine and Psychology

4