Dr Arianna Marconi

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
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Dr Marconi started working in CAMHS in UK since 2014, both in inpatient and outpatient settings, including psychiatric intensive care units for young people suffering from severe mental health conditions.

Areas of Expertise (conditions)

Anxiety, Mood disorder, ADHD


GMC, Royal College of Psychiatrists

Published papers / Media 

Ardizzone, I., Nardecchia, F., Marconi, A., Carratelli, T. I., & Ferrara, M. (2010). Antipsychotic medication in adolescents suffering from schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Psychopharmacol Bull, 43(2), 45-66. 

Using antipsychotic medication for the treatment of schizophrenia in children and adolescents
M Ferrin, G Helen, M Arianna, MR Joseph – … International Association for , 2016 – 

Proportion of patients in south London with first-episode psychosis attributable to use of high potency cannabis: a case-control study
M Di Forti, A Marconi, E Carra, S Fraietta, A Trotta – The Lancet …, 2015 – Elsevier  

Meta-analysis of the association between the level of cannabis use and risk of psychosis
A Marconi, M Di Forti, CM Lewis… – Schizophrenia …, 2016 – 

Cannabis use has been reported to induce long-lasting psychotic disorders and a dose-response relationship has been observed. We performed a systematic review of studies that investigate the association between the degree of cannabis consumption and psychosis and Daily use, especially of high-potency cannabis, drives the earlier onset of psychosis in cannabis users
A Trotta, L Ferraro, SA Stilo, A Marconi- Schizophrenia …, 2014 – 

Obstetric complications and early-onset schizophrenia: a case-control study
I Ardizzone, A Marconi, F Nardecchia – Rivista di Psichiatria, 2009 – 

Marconi, Arianna, and Ignazio Ardizzone. “Autobiographical delusion and subjectivation: problems in diagnosis and treatment during adolescence.”
Psychosis 4.1 (2012): 74-80. 


Dr Marconi completed her medical training with distinction in one of the best universities in Italy, “La Sapienza” University of Rome. During her 5-year post-graduate program, she was awarded with an honorary placement where she completed a mixed research/clinical attachment at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College of London. In this context, she was involved in several European Research projects about gene-environment interplay in the etiology of psychosis.

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