Daniel G Amen

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Publications

  1. pmc Elevated BMI is associated with decreased blood flow in the prefrontal cortex using SPECT imaging in healthy adults
    KRISTEN C WILLEUMIER
    Department of Research, Recruitment, Testing and Project Management, Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1095-7. 2011
  2. pmc Brain SPECT Imaging in Complex Psychiatric Cases: An Evidence-Based, Underutilized Tool
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Inc
    Open Neuroimag J 5:40-8. 2011
  3. pmc Elevated body mass in National Football League players linked to cognitive impairment and decreased prefrontal cortex and temporal pole activity
    K Willeumier
    Amen Clinics, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    Transl Psychiatry 2:e68. 2012
  4. pmc Decreased cerebral blood flow in the limbic and prefrontal cortex using SPECT imaging in a cohort of completed suicides
    K Willeumier
    Department of Research, Amen Clinics Inc, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e28. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of brain-directed nutrients on cerebral blood flow and neuropsychological testing: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Newport Beach, California, USA
    Adv Mind Body Med 27:24-33. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Multi-site six month outcome study of complex psychiatric patients evaluated with addition of brain SPECT imaging
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Newport Beach, California, USA
    Adv Mind Body Med 27:6-16. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Reversing brain damage in former NFL players: implications for traumatic brain injury and substance abuse rehabilitation
    Daniel G Amen
    UC Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 43:1-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Impact of playing American professional football on long-term brain function
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Inc, 4019 Westerly Place, Suite 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:98-106. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Specific ways brain SPECT imaging enhances clinical psychiatric practice
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:96-106. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence differentiating ADHD using brain SPECT imaging in older patients
    Daniel G Amen
    Department of Psychiatric Medicine, Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:139-46. 2008

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Publications15

  1. pmc Elevated BMI is associated with decreased blood flow in the prefrontal cortex using SPECT imaging in healthy adults
    KRISTEN C WILLEUMIER
    Department of Research, Recruitment, Testing and Project Management, Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1095-7. 2011
    ..These results indicate that elevated BMI may be a risk factor for decreased prefrontal cortex function and potentially impaired executive function...
  2. pmc Brain SPECT Imaging in Complex Psychiatric Cases: An Evidence-Based, Underutilized Tool
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Inc
    Open Neuroimag J 5:40-8. 2011
    ..This article presents a rationale for a more widespread use of SPECT in clinical practice for complex cases, and includes seven clinical applications where it may help optimize patient care...
  3. pmc Elevated body mass in National Football League players linked to cognitive impairment and decreased prefrontal cortex and temporal pole activity
    K Willeumier
    Amen Clinics, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    Transl Psychiatry 2:e68. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that a weight management program may be critical to the health of athletes who have been exposed to mild brain trauma during their careers...
  4. pmc Decreased cerebral blood flow in the limbic and prefrontal cortex using SPECT imaging in a cohort of completed suicides
    K Willeumier
    Department of Research, Amen Clinics Inc, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e28. 2011
    ..Further investigation of this work is necessary to better understand the predictive value of this finding...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of brain-directed nutrients on cerebral blood flow and neuropsychological testing: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Newport Beach, California, USA
    Adv Mind Body Med 27:24-33. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Multi-site six month outcome study of complex psychiatric patients evaluated with addition of brain SPECT imaging
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Newport Beach, California, USA
    Adv Mind Body Med 27:6-16. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Reversing brain damage in former NFL players: implications for traumatic brain injury and substance abuse rehabilitation
    Daniel G Amen
    UC Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 43:1-5. 2011
    ..This study demonstrates that cognitive and cerebral blood flow improvements are possible in this group with multiple interventions...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of playing American professional football on long-term brain function
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Inc, 4019 Westerly Place, Suite 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:98-106. 2011
    ..This is the first large-scale brain-imaging study to demonstrate significant differences consistent with a chronic brain trauma pattern in professional football players...
  9. ncbi request reprint Specific ways brain SPECT imaging enhances clinical psychiatric practice
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:96-106. 2012
    ..1%) and prefrontal hypoperfusion (47.7%). SPECT has the potential to add clinically meaningful information to enhance patient care beyond current assessment tools in complex or treatment resistant cases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence differentiating ADHD using brain SPECT imaging in older patients
    Daniel G Amen
    Department of Psychiatric Medicine, Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:139-46. 2008
    ..Older ADHD patients can be discerned from healthy subjects using brain SPECT. The results support the executive dysfunction model of ADHD...
  11. doi request reprint A comparative analysis of completed suicide using high resolution brain SPECT imaging
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinic, Department of Research and Information Systems, 4019 Westerly Pl, Suite 110, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:430-9. 2009
    ..These results warrant further research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predicting positive and negative treatment responses to stimulants with brain SPECT imaging
    Daniel G Amen
    Department of Psychiatric Medicine, Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:131-8. 2008
    ..75 for both poles. We conclude that SPECT renderings of rCBF, particularly in the prefrontal cortex, are a potentially powerful clinical tool for anticipating response to stimulant medications, both positive and adverse...
  13. ncbi request reprint An analysis of regional cerebral blood flow in impulsive murderers using single photon emission computed tomography
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, California, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:304-9. 2007
    ..These results indicate that nonemotionally laden stimuli may result in frontotemporal dysregulation in people predisposed to impulsive violence...
  14. ncbi request reprint High resolution brain SPECT imaging in a clinical substance abuse practice
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics Inc, 4019 Westerly Place, Suite 100, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 42:153-60. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint The clinical utility of brain SPECT imaging in process addictions
    Daniel G Amen
    Amen Clinics, Inc, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:18-26. 2012
    ..In particular, SPECT can help in identifying and assessing the issue of brain trauma and toxicity in process addictions, which may be significant contributing factors in treatment failure. Three illustrative case histories will be given...