Center for Cognitive Science
Lorys Castelli

Degree in Psychology
Ph.D. in Cognitive Sciences
tel: 0039 011 670.3050

Research areas

  Clinical psychology

Selected Publications

Castelli L, Tesio V, Colonna F, Molinaro S, Leombruni P, Bruzzone M, Fusaro E, Sarzi-Puttini P, Torta R. Alexithymia and psychological distress in fibromyalgia: prevalence and relation with quality of life. Clin Exp Rheumatol. In press 2012.

B Baudino, F D’Agata, P Caroppo, G Castellano, S Cauda, M Manfredi, E Geda, L Castelli, P Mortara, L Orsi, F Cauda, K Sacco, R Ardito, L Pinessi, G Geminiani, R Torta, G Bisi. “The chemotherapy long-term effect on cognitive functions and brain metabolism in lymphoma patients” The Quarterly Journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging In press 2012.

Leombruni P, Miniotti M, Bovero A, Castelli L, Torta RG. Second-Year Italian Medical Students' Attitudes toward Care of the Dying Patient: an Exploratory Study. Journal of Cancer Education. In press 2012.

Torta D, Vizzari V, Castelli L, Zibetti M, Lanotte M, Lopiano L, Geminiani G. (2012) “Impulsivities and Parkinson's disease: Delay aversion is not worsened by Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus.” PLoS ONE, 7(9): e43261.

Amodeo L, Castelli L, Leombruni P, Cipriani D, Biancofiore A, Torta R. (2012) “Slow versus standard up-titration of paroxetine for the treatment of depression in cancer patients: a pilot study.” Supportive Care in Cancer, 20 (2): 375-384.

Castelli L, Binaschi L, Caldera P, Mussa A, Torta R. (2011) Fast screening of depression in cancer patients: the effectiveness of the HADS. European Journal of Cancer Care, 20(4): 528-533.

Torta R, Leombruni P, Borio R, Castelli L (2011) “Duloxetine for the treatment of mood disorder in cancer patients: a 12-week case-control clinical trial. Human Psychopharmacology, Clinical and Experimental, 26 (4-5): 2911-299.

Caglio M, Castelli L, Cerrato P, Latini-Corazzini L. (2011) Pure topographical disorientation in a patient with right occipito-temporal lesion. Neurosciences, 16(1): 160-165.

Castelli L, Rizzi L, Zibetti M, Angrisano S, Lanotte M, Lopiano L. (2010) “Neuropsychological changes 1-year after subthalamic DBS in PD patients: A prospective controlled study”. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 16(2): 115-118.

Torta DME, Castelli L, Latini-Corazzini L, Banche A, Lopiano L, Geminiani G. (2010) Dissociation between time reproduction of actions and of intervals in patients with Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology 257(8): 1356-1361.

Fassino S, Abbate Daga G, Gramaglia C, Pierò A, Zibetti M, Castelli L, Cinquepalmi A, La Notte M, Lopiano L. (2010) “Novelty-Seeking in Parkinson’s Disease Sfter Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus: A Case-Control Study” Psychosomatics. 51(1): 62-67.

Zibetti M, Rizzi L, Colloca L, Cinquepalmi A, Angrisano S, Castelli L, Lanotte M, Lopiano L. (2010) Probable REM sleep behaviour disorder and STN-DBS outcome in Parkinson's Disease. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 16(4):265-269.

Cocito D, Maule S, Paolasso I, Castelli L, Ciaramitaro P, Poglio F, Ottobrelli A, Grimaldi S. (2010) “High prevalence of neuropathies in patients with end-stage liver disease.” Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 122(1): 36-40.

Tamietto M, Castelli L, Vighetti S, Perozzo P, Geminiani G, Weiskrantz L, de Gelder B. (2009) Unseen facial and bodily expressions trigger fast emotional reactions. PNAS (Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences of the USA). 106(42): 17661-17666.

Castelli L, Binaschi L, Caldera P, Torta R. (2009) Depression in Lung Cancer Patients: is the HADS an effective screening tool? Supportive Care in Cancer. 17: 1129-1132.

Torta DME, Castelli L, Zibetti M, Lopiano L, Geminiani G. (2009) On the role of dopamine replacement therapy in decision-making, working memory, and reward in Parkinson’s disease: does the therapy-dose matter? Brain and Cognition. 71(2): 84-91.

Alossa N, Castelli L (2009) Amusia and Musical Functioning. European Neurology. 61(5): 269-277.

Castelli L, Zibetti M, Rizzi L, Caglio M, Lanotte M, Lopiano L (2008). “Neuropsychiatric symptoms three years after subthalamic DBS in PD patients: a case-control study.” Journal of Neurology. 255(10):1515-20.

Tommasi G, Lanotte M, Albert U, Zibetti M, Castelli L, Maina G, Lopiano L. (2008) Transient acute depressive state induced by subthalamic region stimulation. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 273(1-2):135-8.

Zibetti M, Pesare M, Cinquepalmi A, Rosso M, Castelli L, Rizzi L, Bergamasco B, Lanotte M, Lopiano L (2009) “Neuro-psychiatric therapy during chronic subthalamic stimulation in Parkinson's disease” Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 15(2):128-133.

Castelli L, Latini Corazzini L, Geminiani G (2008) “Spatial navigation in a large-scale virtual environment: gender differences in survey tasks.” Computers in Human Behavior, 24: 1643–1667.

Castelli L, Perozzo P, Caglio M, Rizzi L, Zibetti M, Lanotte M, Lopiano L (2008) “Does subthalamic stimulation induce personality modifications in Parkinson’s disease? A Rorschach Test explorative study.” Acta Neurologica Belgica, 108(1): 5-8.

Torta DME & Castelli L (2008) “Reward pathways in Parkinson’s disease: clinical and theoretical implications.” Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. 62(2): 203-213.

Castelli L, Lanotte M, Zibetti M, Caglio M, Rizzi L, Ducati A, Bergamasco B, Lopiano L (2007) “Apathy and verbal fluency in STN-stimulated PD patients. An observational follow-up study.” Journal of Neurology, 254(9):1238-1243.

Castelli L, Perozzo P, Zibetti M, Crivelli B, Morabito U, Lanotte M, Cossa F, Bergamasco B, Lopiano L (2006) “Chronic Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus for Parkinson’s disease: Effects on cognition, mood, anxiety and personality traits”. European Neurology, 55(3):136-144.

Cocito D, Ciaramitaro P, Rota E, Isoardo G, Cannizzo S, Poglio F, Tavella A, Castelli L, Paolasso I, Bergamasco B, Baldi S. (2005) Subclinical electrophysiological alterations of phrenic nerve in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Journal of Neurology 252(8): 916-920.

Perozzo P, Savi L, Castelli L, Valfrè W, Lo Giudice R, Gentile S, Rainero I, Pinessi L (2005) “Anger and emotional distress in patients with migraine and tension-type headache”. The Journal of Headache and Pain 6(5): 392-399.

Castelli L, Perozzo P, Genesia ML, Torre E, Pesare M, Cinquepalmi A, Lanotte M, Bergamasco B, Lopiano L. (2004) "Sexual well being in parkinsonian patients after deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus.” Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 75(9): 1260-1264.

Perozzo P, Rizzone M, Bergamasco B, Castelli L, Lanotte M, Tavella A, Torre E, Lopiano L. (2001) “Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson’s disease: comparison of pre- and postoperative neuropsychological evaluation”. Journal of the Neurological sciences, 192(1-2): 9-15.

Perozzo P, Rizzone M, Bergamasco B, Castelli L, Lanotte M, Tavella A, Torre E, Lopiano L. (2001) “Deep brain stimulation of subthalamic nucleus: behavioural modifications and familiar relations”. Neurological sciences, 22(1): 81-82.

Tamietto M, Latini Corazzini L, Castelli L, Geminiani G (2004). ”Domain-specific anosognosia in Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia”. Brain Impairment. 5(2): 187-197.

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