About me

Motivated by a special interest in mental health, I graduated in Medicine in 2011 and performed a clinical residency in Psychiatry at the University of Perugia (Italy). In 2014 I performed a research attachment at the South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with the University of Cambridge, UK. In the last year of the specialty (2016) I collaborated with the Bipolar and Depressive Disorders Unit of the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona (Spain) and I got involved in a project that aims to understand the psychiatric correlates of self- or hetero-aggression in bipolar disorder and decided to further my PhD thesis on this topic. After completing my clinical residenc

Featured publications

  • Mixed Features in Depression: The Unmet Needs of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition

    Authors: Pacchiarotti I; Kotzalidis GD; Murru A; Mazzarini L; Rapinesi C; Valentí M; Anmella G; Gomes-da-Costa S; Gimenez A; Llach C; Perugi G; Vieta E; Verdolini N.
  • Widespread white matter microstructural abnormalities in bipolar disorder: evidence from mega- and meta-analyses across 3033 individuals

    Authors: Favre, Pauline; Pauling, Melissa; Stout, Jacques; Hozer, Franz; Sarrazin, Samuel; Abe, Christoph; Alda, Martin; Alloza, Clara; Alonso-Lana, Silvia; Andreassen, Ole A; Baune, Bernhard T; Benedetti, Francesco; Busatto, Geraldo F; Canales-Rodriguez, Erick J; Caseras, Xavier; Chaim-Avancini, Tiffany Moukbel; Ching, Christopher R K; Dannlowski, Udo; Deppe, Michael; Eyler, Lisa T; Fatjo-Vilas, Mar; Foley, Sonya F; Grotegerd, Dominik; Hajek, Tomas; Haukvik, Unn K; Howells, Fleur M; Jahanshad, Neda; Kugel, Harald; Lagerberg, Trine V; Lawrie, Stephen M; Linke, Julia O; McIntosh, Andrew; Melloni, Elisa M T; Mitchell, Philip B; Polosan, Mircea; Pomarol-Clotet, Edith; Repple, Jonathan; Roberts, Gloria; Roos, Annerine; Rosa, Pedro G P; Salvador, Raymond; Sarro, Salvador; Schofield, Peter R; Serpa, Mauricio H; Sim, Kang; Stein, Dan J; Sussmann, Jess E; Temmingh, Henk S; Thompson, Paul M; Verdolini, Norma; Vieta, Eduard; Wessa, Michele; Whalley, Heather C; Zanetti, Marcus V; Leboyer, Marion; Mangin, Jean-Francois; Henry, Chantal; Duchesnay, Edouard; Houenou, Josselin; ENIGMA Bipolar Disorder Working.
  • A 12-month prospective study on the time to hospitalization and clinical management of a cohort of bipolar type I and schizoaffective bipolar patients.

    Authors: Verdolini, Norma.
    Reference: EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRY 2019.
  • The role of different patterns of psychomotor symptoms in major depressive episode: Pooled analysis of the BRIDGE and BRIDGE-II-MIX cohorts.

    Authors: Barbuti M, Mainardi C, Pacchiarotti I, Verdolini N, Maccariello G, Angst J, Azorin JM, Bowden CL, Mosolov S, Young AH, Vieta E, Perugi G.
    Reference: BIPOLAR DISORDERS 2019.
  • Patterns of response to antidepressants in major depressive disorder: Drug resistance or worsening of depression are associated with a bipolar diathesis

    Authors: Perugi G, Pacchiarotti I, Mainardi C, Verdolini N, Menculini G, Barbuti M, Angst J, Azorin JM, Bowden CL, Mosolov S, Young AH, Vieta E, BRIDGE-II-MIX Study Group.
  • Aggressiveness in depression: a neglected symptom possibly associated with bipolarity and mixed features.

    Authors: Verdolini N, Perugi G, Samalin L, Murru A, Angst J, Azorin JM, Bowden CL, Mosolov S, Young AH, Barbuti M, Guiso G, Popovic D, Vieta E, Pacchiarotti I, BRIDGE-II-Mix Study Group.
  • The aggressor at the mirror: Psychiatric correlates of deliberate self-harm in male prison inmates

    Authors: Verdolini N; Murru A; Pacchiarotti I; Bonnin CdM; Samalin L; Vieta E; Attademo L; Garinella R; Pauselli L; Quartesan R; Tortorella A; Piselli M; Tamantini A; Carvalho AF.
    Reference: EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRY 2017.
  • Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorders: a descriptive comparison of psychopathological aspects in patients discharged from an Italian Inpatient Unit using PANSS and BPRS.

    Authors: Pauselli L, Verdolini N, Santucci A, Moretti P, Quartesan R .
    Reference: PSYCHIATRIA DANUBINA 2015.
  • Mixed states: A new nosographic entity

    Authors: Verdolini N; Agius M; Quartesan R; Elisei S.
    Reference: PSYCHIATRIA DANUBINA 2014.