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Biography
Dr. Gianluca Serafini

Prof. Gianluca Serafini

Department of Neuroscience, San Martino Hospital

University of Genoa, Italy


Email: gianluca.serafini@uniroma1.it, gianluca.serafini@unige.it


Qualifications

2003-2007 Specialization in Psychiatry, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy

2001-2003 Department of Psychiatric Sciences and Psychological Medicine, Umberto I Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

1997-2003 Degree in Medicine, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy


Publications (Selected)

1. Belvederi Murri M, Guaglianone A, Bugliani M, Calcagno P, Respino M, Serafini G, Innamorati M, Pompili M, Amore M. Second-Generation Antipsychotics and Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Systematic Review and Case Report Analysis. Drugs R D. 2015 15(1):45-62

2. Ghio L, Gotelli S, Cervetti A, Respino M, Natta W, Marcenaro M, Serafini G, Vaggi M, Amore M, Belvederi Murri M. Duration of untreated depression influences clinical outcomes and disability. J Affect Disord. 2015;175C:224-228. I.F. 3.705

3. Pompili M, Venturini P, Lamis DA, Giordano G, Serafini G, Belvederi Murri M, Amore M, Girardi P. Suicide in stroke survivors: epidemiology and prevention. Drugs Aging. 2015;32(1):21-29. I.F. 3.705

4. Pompili M, Serafini G, Innamorati M, Montebovi F, Lamis DA, Milelli M, Giuliani M, Caporro M, Tisei P, Lester D, Amore M, Girardi P, Buttinelli C. Factors associated with hopelessness in epileptic patients. World J Psychiatry. 2014;4(4):141-149

5. Eory A, Rozsa S, Gonda X, Dome P, Torzsa P, Simavorian T, Fountoulakis KN, Pompili M, Serafini G, Akiskal KK, Akiskal HS, Rihmer Z, Kalabay L. The association of affective temperaments with smoking initiation and maintenance in adult primary care patients. J Affect Disord. 2014;172C:397-402. I.F. 3.705

6. Serafini G, Hayley S, Dwivedi Y, Brahmachari G, Girardi P, Amore M. Hippocampal neurogenesis, neurotrophic factors and depression: possible therapeutic targets? CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2014;13(10):1708-1721 I.F. 3.769

7. Pompili M, Dominici G, Giordano G, Longo L, Serafini G, Lester D, Amore M, Girardi P. Electroconvulsive treatment during pregnancy: a systematic review. Exp Rev Neurother. 2014;14(12):1377-90. I.F. 2.834

8. Pompili M, Innamorati M, Gonda X, Serafini G, Erbuto D, Ricci F, Fountoulakis KN, Lester D, Vazquez G, Rihmer Z, Amore M, Girardi P. Pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorders during hospitalization and at discharge predicts psychosocial functioning at follow-up. Hum Psychopharmacol. 2014;29(6):578-88. I.F. 1.854

9. Serafini G, Pompili M, Innamorati M, Temple EC, Amore M, Borgwardt S, Girardi P. The Association between Cannabis Use, Mental Illness, and Suicidal Behavior: What is the Role of Hopelessness? Front Psychiatry. 2013;4:125

10. Pompili M, Shrivastava A, Serafini G, Innamorati M, Milelli M, Erbuto D, Ricci F, Lamis DA, Scocco P, Amore M, Lester D, Girardi P. Bereavement after the suicide of a significant other. Indian J Psychiatry. 2013;55(3):256-263

11. Fusar-Poli P, Smieskova R, SERAFINI G., Politi P, Borgwardt S. (2012). Neuroanatomical markers of genetic liability to psychosis and first episode psychosis: A voxelwise meta-analytical comparison. THE WORLD JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, ISSN: 1562-2975

12. Pompili M, Innamorati M, Rihmer Z, Gonda X, SERAFINI G., Akiskal H, Amore M, Niolu C, Sher L, Tatarelli R, Perugi G, Girardi P. (2012). Cyclothymic-depressive-anxious temperament pattern is related to suicide risk in 346 patients with major mood disorders. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, vol. 136; p. 405-411, ISSN: 0165-0327

13. Pompili M, SERAFINI G., Innamorati M, Biondi M, Siracusano A, Di Giannantonio M, Giupponi G, Amore M, Lester D, Girardi P, Möller-Leimkühler AM. (2012). Substance abuse and suicide risk among adolescents. . EUROPEAN ARCHIVES OF PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE, ISSN: 0940-1334

14. Girardi P, Pompili M, Innamorati M, SERAFINI G., Berrettoni C, Angeletti G, Koukopoulos A, Tatarelli R, Lester D, Rosselli D, Primiero FM. (2011). Temperament, post-partum depression, hopelessness and suicide risk among women soon after delivering. . WOMEN & HEALTH, vol. 51; p. 511-524, ISSN: 0363-0242

15. INNAMORATI M, DE LEO D, RIHMER Z, SERAFINI G., LESTER D, AMORE M, POMPILI M, GIRARDI, P (2011). Tobacco smoking and suicidal ideation in schoolchildren 12-15 years old: Impact of cultural differences. JOURNAL OF ADDICTIVE DISEASES, ISSN: 1055-0887

16. INNAMORATI M, POMPILI M, SERAFINI G., LESTER D, ERBUTO D, AMORE M, TATARELLI R, GIRARDI P (2011). Psychometric Properties of the Suicidal History Self-Rating Screening Scale. ARCHIVES OF SUICIDE RESEARCH, vol. 15 (1); p. 87-92, ISSN: 1381-1118

17. Innamorati M, Pompili M, Gonda X, Amore M, SERAFINI G., Niolu C, Lester D, Rutz W, Rihmer Z, Girardi P (2011). Psychometric properties of the Gotland Scale for Depression in Italian psychiatric inpatients and its utility in the prediction of suicide risk. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, vol. 132; p. 99-103, ISSN: 0165-0327, doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.02.003

18. M. POMPILI, INNAMORATI M, VICHI M, MASOCCO M, VANACORE N, LESTER D, SERAFINI G., GIRARDI P, DE LEO D, TATARELLI (2011). Inequalities and Impact of Socioeconomic-Cultural Factors in Suicide Rates across Italy. CRISIS, vol. 32; p. 178-185, ISSN: 0227-5910

19. POMPILI M, INNAMORATI M, SERAFINI G., FORTE A, CITTADINI A, MANCINELLI I, CALABRÓ G, DOMINICI G, LESTER D, AKISKAL, HS, RIHMER, Z, IACOROSSI G, GIRARDI N, TALAMO A, TATARELLI R (2011). Suicide attempters in the emergency department before hospitalization in a psychiatric ward. PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE, vol. 47 (1); p. 23-34, ISSN: 0031-5990, doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6163.2010.00263.x

20. POMPILI M, RIHMER Z, AKISKAL H, AMORE M, GONDA X, INNAMORATI M, LESTER D, PERUGI G, SERAFINI G., TATARELLI R, GIRARDI P (2011). Temperaments mediate suicide risk and psychopathology among bipolar disorders patients. COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY, ISSN: 0010-440X

21. POMPILI M, SERAFINI G., INNAMORATI M, LESTER D, SHRIVASTAVA A, GIRARDI P, NORDENTOFT M (2011). Suicide risk in first episode psychosis: A selective review of the current literature. SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH, vol. 129 (1); p. 1-11, ISSN: 0920-9964

22. Pompili M, SERAFINI G., Innamorati M, Ambrosi E, Telesforo L, Venturini P, Giordano G, Battuello M, Lester D, Girardi P (2011). Unmet treatment needs in schizophrenia patients: is asenapine a potential therapeutic option?. EXPERT REVIEW OF NEUROTHERAPEUTICS, vol. 11; p. 989-1006, ISSN: 1473-7175, doi: 10.1586/ern.11.82

23. SERAFINI G., M. POMPILI, INNAMORATI M, FUSAR-POLI P, AKISKAL HS, RIHMER Z, LESTER D, ROMANO A, DE OLIVEIRA IR, STRUSI L, FERRACUTI S, GIRARDI P, TATARELLI R (2011). Affective temperamental profiles are associated with white matter hyperintensity and suicidal risk in patients with mood disorders. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, vol. 129; p. 47-55, ISSN: 0165-0327

24. SERAFINI G., Pompili M, Haghighat R, Pucci D, Pastina M, Lester D, Angeletti G, Tatarelli R, Girardi P. (2011). Stigmatization of schizophrenia as perceived by nurses, medical doctors, medical students and patients. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING, vol. 18; p. 576-585, ISSN: 1351-0126

25. SERAFINI G., Pompili M, Innamorati M, Giordano G, Tatarelli R, Lester D, Girardi P, Dwivedi Y. (2011). Glycosides, depression and suicidal behaviour: the role of glycoside-linked proteins. MOLECULES, vol. 16; p. 2688-2713, ISSN: 1420-3049

26. Scuderi G, Pompili M, Innamorati M, Pasquale N, Pontremolesi S, Erbuto D, Mazzeo F, Venturini P, Lester D, SERAFINI G., Tatarelli R, Girardi P. (2011). Affective temperaments are associated with higher hopelessness and perceived disability in patients with open-angle glaucoma. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol. 65; p. 976-984, ISSN: 1742-1241

27. TATARELLI R, SERAFINI G., INNAMORATI M, LESTER D, GIRARDI P, M. POMPILI (2011). PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSES DURING INSTITUTIONALIZATION: AN INVESTIGATION OF 1334 PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED IN AN ITALIAN ASYLUM DURING THE 20TH CENTURY. WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT, vol. 123; p. 135-144, ISSN: 0043-5325

28. GIRARDI P, SERAFINI G., POMPILI M, INNAMORATI M, TATARELLI R, BALDESSARINI RJ (2010). Prospective, Open Study of Long-Acting Injected Risperidone versus Oral Antipsychotics in 88 Chronically Psychotic Patients. PHARMACOPSYCHIATRY, vol. 43 (2); p. 66-72, ISSN: 0176-3679

29. M. POMPILI, INNAMORATI M, VICHI M, MASOCCO M, VANACORE N, LESTER D, SERAFINI G., DOMINICI G, GIRARDI P, DE LEO D, TATARELLI R (2010). SUICIDE PREVENTION AMONG YOUTHS. SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF AVAILABLE EVIDENCE-BASED INTERVENTIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR ITALY. MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol. 62(5); p. 507-535, ISSN: 0026-4946

30. POMPILI M, SERAFINI G., INNAMORATI M, DOMINICI G, FERRACUTI S, KOTZALIDIS GD, SERRA G, GIRARDI P, JANIRI L, R. TATARELLI, SHER L, LESTER D (2010). Suicidal behavior and alcohol abuse. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, vol. 7; p. 1392-1431, ISSN: 1660-4601, doi: 10.3390/ijerph7041392

31. POMPILI M, INNAMORATI M, GIUPPONI G, PYCHA R, SERAFINI G., DEL CASALE A, DOMINICI G, IACOROSSI G, FORTE A, GIRARDI N, FERRACUTI S, TATARELLI R (2010). Suizidversuche bei Affektiven Störungen in der Notaufnahme. NEUROPSYCHIATRIE, vol. 24 (1); p. 56-63, ISSN: 0948-6259

32. POMPILI M, SERAFINI G., INNAMORATI M, MÖLLER-LEIMKÜHLER AM, GIUPPONI G, GIRARDI P, TATARELLI R, LESTER D (2010). The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and serotonin abnormalities: a selective overview for the implications of suicide prevention. EUROPEAN ARCHIVES OF PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE, vol. 260; p. 583-600, ISSN: 0940-1334, doi: 10.1007/s00406-010-0108-z

33. RIGUCCI S, SERAFINI G., POMPILI M, KOTZALIDIS GD, R. TATARELLI (2010). Anatomical and functional correlates in major depressive disorder: the contribution of neuroimaging studies. THE WORLD JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, vol. 11(2pt2); p. 165-180, ISSN: 1562-2975, doi: 10.1080/15622970903131571

34. SERAFINI G., M. POMPILI, INNAMORATI M, DE ROSSI P, FERRACUTI S, GIRARDI P, TATARELLI R. (2010). DEEP WHITE MATTER HYPERINTENSITIES AS POSSIBLE PREDICTOR OF POOR PROGNOSIS IN A SAMPLE OF PATIENTS WITH LATE-ONSET BIPOLAR II DISORDER. BIPOLAR DISORDERS, vol. 12; p. 755-756, ISSN: 1398-5647

35. SERAFINI G., M. POMPILI, INNAMORATI M, IACOROSSI G, CUOMO I, DELLA VISTA M, LESTER D, DE BIASE L, GIRARDI P, TATARELLI R (2010). THE IMPACT OF ANXIETY, DEPRESSION AND SUICIDALITY ON QUALITY OF LIFE AND FUNCTIONAL STATUS OF PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND HYPERTENSION. PRIMARY CARE COMPANION TO THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY, vol. 12(6); p. pii: PCC.09m00916-, ISSN: 1523-5998, doi: 10.4088/PCC.09m00916gry