Clinical Research

International Task Force on Benzodiazepines.

Balon R, Chouinard G, Cosci F, Dubovsky SL, Fava GA, Freire RC, Greenblatt DJ, Krystal JH, Nardi AE, Rickels K,[…]

Discontinuing Antidepressant Drugs: Lesson from a Failed Trial and Extensive Clinical Experience

Fava GA, Belaise C. Discontinuing Antidepressant Drugs: Lesson from a Failed Trial and Extensive Clinical Experience Psychother Psychosom. 2018;87(5):257-267. [Comment] Link[…]

The clinical role of well-being therapy.

Guidi J, Rafanelli C, Fava GA. The clinical role of well-being therapy. Nord  J Psychiatry. 2018;72(6):447-453 Link to the article

Addressing Clinical Challenges of Antidepressant Discontinuation.

Fava GA, Cosci F. Addressing Clinical Challenges of Antidepressant Discontinuation. Am J Psychiatry. 2019;176(6):487-488 Link to the article

Understanding and Managing Withdrawal Syndromes After Discontinuation of Antidepressant Drugs

Fava GA, Cosci F. Understanding and Managing Withdrawal Syndromes After Discontinuation of Antidepressant Drugs. J Clin Psychiatry. 2019;80(6) Link to the article

Iatrogenic Factors in Psychopathology

Fava GA, Rafanelli C. Iatrogenic Factors in Psychopathology. Psychother Psychosom. 2019;88(3):129-140. doi: 10.1159/000500151. Epub 2019 May 14. Link to the article

Clinical characterization of allostatic overload

Giovanni A. Fava, Bruce S. McEwen, Jenny Guidi, Sara Gostoli, Emanuela Offidani, Nicoletta Sonino, Clinical characterization of allostatic overload. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2019[…]

Efficacy and tolerability of benzodiazepines versus antidepressants in anxiety disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Offidani E, Guidi J, Tomba E, Fava GA Efficacy and tolerability of benzodiazepines versus antidepressants in anxiety disorders: a systematic[…]

Staging of mental disorders: systematic review.

Cosci F, Fava GA. Staging of mental disorders: systematic review. Psychother Psychosom. 2013;82(1):20-34. Read the Article

Withdrawal Symptoms after Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Discontinuation: A Systematic Review.

Fava GA, Gatti A, Belaise C, Guidi J, Offidani E. Withdrawal Symptoms after Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Discontinuation: A Systematic[…]

The Sequential Integration of Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: A Meta-Analysis of the Sequential Model and a Critical Review of the Literature.

Guidi J, Tomba E, Fava GA. The Sequential Integration of Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder:[…]

Well-Being Therapy: Current Indications and Emerging Perspectives.

Fava GA. Well-Being Therapy: Current Indications and Emerging Perspectives. Psychother Psychosom. 2016;85(3):136-45. Read the Article 

The Safety, Tolerability and Risks Associated with the Use of Newer Generation Antidepressant Drugs: A Critical Review of the Literature.

Carvalho AF, Sharma MS, Brunoni AR, Vieta E, Fava GA. The Safety, Tolerability and Risks Associated with the Use of[…]

The Clinical Inadequacy of the Placebo Model and the Development of an Alternative Conceptual Framework.

Fava GA, Guidi J, Rafanelli C, Rickels K. The Clinical Inadequacy of the Placebo Model and the Development of an[…]

The Role of Staging in Planning Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Depression.

Guidi J, Tomba E, Cosci F, Park SK, Fava GA. The Role of Staging in Planning Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Depression.[…]

Well-being therapy in depression: New insights into the role of psychological well-being in the clinical process.

Fava GA, Cosci F, Guidi J, Tomba E. Well-being therapy in depression: New insights into the role of psychological well-being[…]

What psychologists need to know about psychotropic medications.

Tomba E, Guidi J, Fava GA. What psychologists need to know about psychotropic medications. Clin Psychol Psychother. 2018;25(2):181-187. Read the[…]

Methodological Recommendations for Trials of Psychological Interventions.

Guidi J, Brakemeier EL, Bockting CLH, Cosci F, Cuijpers P, Jarrett RB, Linden M, Marks I, Peretti CS, Rafanelli C,[…]

Benzodiazepines as a Monotherapy in Depressive Disorders: A Systematic Review.

Benasi G, Guidi J, Offidani E, Balon R, Rickels K, Fava GA. Benzodiazepines as a Monotherapy in Depressive Disorders: A[…]

Withdrawal Symptoms after Serotonin-Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitor Discontinuation: Systematic Review.

Fava GA, Benasi G, Lucente M, Offidani E, Cosci F, Guidi J. Withdrawal Symptoms after Serotonin-Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitor Discontinuation: Systematic[…]