Publications by authors named "Marilisa Amorosi"

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A New Rating Scale (SAVE-9) to Demonstrate the Stress and Anxiety in the Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Viral Epidemic.

Psychiatr Danub 2020 Sep;32(Suppl 1):5-9

Psychiatric Studies Center (Cen.Stu.Psi.), Piazza Portici, 11 - 25050 Provaglio d'Iseo (BS), Italy,

The COVID-19 epidemic has been a major global public health problem during past months in Italy and in several other Countries and on the date of publication of this article, is still a serious public health problem. The health staff, engaged in the care of the sick and in the prevention of the spread of the infection have been subjected to a further increase in psychological difficulties and work-related stress, related to the workload for the continuous influx of sick and intense and close working shifts for the viral emergency. The SAVE-9 (Stress and Anxiety to Viral Epidemics - 9 items) scale has been developed as a tool for assessing work anxiety and stress in response to the viral epidemic of health professionals working to prevent the spread of the virus and to treat infected people.
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September 2020

Ecosustainibility and Mental Health: female aspects.

Authors:
Marilisa Amorosi

Psychiatr Danub 2018 Nov;30(Suppl 7):431-435

Mental Health-AUSL, Via Tassoni 5, 65122 Pescara, Italy,

The relationship with the environment is one of determinants of the health status of the human population. Many aspects of today's society negatively affect the environment and, consequently, human health. In particular there seems to be a prevalence of diseases, linked to environmental pollution, which affects the female gender, almost to assume a role of gender pathogenicity. But the female gender is also the promoter of changes; in fact, women are more sensitive to environmental health and adopt more appropriate behavior to prevent environmental damage. It is precisely in the balance between these two aspects that we can see a factor promoting behaviors to combat the effects of environmental pollution on the mental health of Man.
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November 2018

Social welfare in Mental Health Department for a Good clinical practice.

Authors:
Marilisa Amorosi

Psychiatr Danub 2016 Sep;28(Suppl-1):132-135

Via Tassoni, 5, Pescara, Italy,

The National Plan of Action for Mental Health (PANSM), approved by the Conference of Regions has been from January 24 2013, being implemented by the Department of Mental Health Services. It requires a reorganization of the same, the functional the adoption of a methodology based on the Necessity of Working for projects which are Intervention-specific and differentiated, based on the evaluation of the need and patients and the implementation of care pathways. This implies a systemic approach by of the team, rather than a segmental working mode. Thus change is necessary in the work culture of the teams, and from the State Regions Conference November 13 2014, has emerged the need to share, among all stakeholders, good practices and the development of Clinical Management Tools so that standards of care can be defined to ensure quality, together with the measurement of Processes and Outcomes.
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September 2016

Correlation between sport and depression.

Authors:
Marilisa Amorosi

Psychiatr Danub 2014 Nov;26 Suppl 1:208-10

Mental Health Department, Via Tassoni, 5, Pescara, Italy,

Does sport really produce positive effects in mental illness? The author discusses this question, through a survey of the literature. There is evidence that exercise increases endorphine levels. In order to support the prevention and treatment of depression through sport, it seems particularly useful, to encourage the practice of moderate, diversified physical activity.
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November 2014

Strategies for the prevention of stigma in psychiatry: Perspectives on local Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

Authors:
Marilisa Amorosi

Psychiatr Danub 2014 Nov;26 Suppl 1:195-205

Mental Health Department, Via Tassoni, 5, Pescara, Italy,

The author, along the many years of her experience about psychiatric clinical cases on the community work, has acquired expertise in the field psychiatric rehabilitation and prevention of psychological discomfort or psychiatric disorder. Particular attention she and har team have always put the issue ok killing of the stigma and prejudice about mental illness, also through an invilment of the general populazion, school and etc. Her Experiences has shown that all of the strategies, as well as drug therapies and psycoterapies, improve recovery.
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November 2014

Depression and work related stress problems, with notes of comparative law.

Psychiatr Danub 2013 Sep;25 Suppl 2:S185-9

Dipartimento di Salute Mentale ASL di Pescara, Pescara, Italy,

This paper supplies both a medical and legal analysis of work related stress problems, by going throught the role of prevention in the European legal system. The Authors, after reviewing the negative role that stress has in the management of the employment relationship, describe the main steps that have brought Europe to recognize the importance of the role of prevention, and to recognize the role of well-being in the workplace.
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September 2013

Depression: a preventive care between school and general population.

Authors:
Marilisa Amorosi

Psychiatr Danub 2010 Nov;22 Suppl 1:S126-31

Mental Health Department Penne - ASL, Via Tassoni, 5, 65123 Pescara, Italia,

Introduction: much importance is given to the prevention of psychiatric disorders with greater social impact. Our interest has been focused for years on the school population in order to inform teachers and parents, and students themselves, of the existence of problems in particular depressive and psychotic illness and to provide them with tools to listen and to accieve effective referal to specialists. In addition it was asked whether it was possible, to do this with simple tools and quick detection of subclinical symptoms of disease predictors.

Subjects And Method: courses have been carried out to train the teachers and parents of about 1000 pupils of age between 15 e 18 years. The pupils have attended a series of formative meetings and were administered a brief questionnaire.

Results: experience has shown that it is important to educate the adults who work with this age group. Furthermore the evidence of diagnostic entities and at risk subjects encourages us in this form of research.
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