Psychiatry - Research Publications
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Performance of the 12-item WHODAS 2.0 in prodromal Huntington disease
(Nature Publishing Group: Open Access Hybrid Model Option B, 2015-03-04)
Psychosis prevalence and physical, metabolic and cognitive co-morbidity: data from the second Australian national survey of psychosis
Background. There are insufficient data from nationwide surveys on the prevalence of specific psychotic disorders and associated co-morbidities.Method. The 2010 Australian national psychosis survey used a two-phase design ...
Mental Health Professional Online Development (MHPOD): a web-based training tool for the non-government community mental health workforce
Purpose of this paper is to evaluate the usefulness and relevance of the Mental Health Professional Online Development (MHPOD) training package in further developing the skills in mental health and recovery-informed practice ...
The neural cascade of olfactory processing: A combined fMRI-EEG study
Olfaction is dependent on respiration for the delivery of odorants to the nasal cavity. Taking advantage of the time-locked nature of inspiration and olfactory processing, electroencephalogram dipole modeling (EEG/DT) has ...
Functional Connectivity Bias in the Prefrontal Cortex of Psychopaths
BACKGROUND: Psychopathy is characterized by a distinctive interpersonal style that combines callous-unemotional traits with inflexible and antisocial behavior. Traditional emotion-based perspectives link emotional impairment ...
Functional brain imaging studies of youth depression: A systematic review
Background: There is growing interest in understanding the neurobiology of major depressive disorder (MDD) in youth, particularly in the context of neuroimaging studies. This systematic review provides a timely comprehensive ...
Does motion-related brain functional connectivity reflect both artifacts and genuine neural activity?
Imaging research on functional connectivity is uniquely contributing to characterize the functional organization of the human brain. Functional connectivity measurements, however, may be significantly influenced by head ...
A systematic review of diffusion weighted MRI studies of white matter microstructure in adolescent substance users
Recent studies using diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) have provided evidence of abnormal white matter microstructure in adults with substance use disorders (SUDs). While there is a growing body of ...
S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe) versus escitalopram and placebo in major depression RCT: Efficacy and effects of histamine and carnitine as moderators of response
Objective: To assess the antidepressant efficacy of S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe), a naturally occurring methyl donor, versus the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) escitalopram and a placebo control; and to ...
Cognitive impairment in euthymic major depressive disorder: a meta-analysis
(CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, 2013-10-27)
Background. There is evidence to suggest that cognitive deficits might persist beyond the acute stages of illness in major depressive disorder (MDD). However, the findings are somewhat inconsistent across the individual ...