Murat Yucel

Summary

Affiliation: Mental Health Research Institute
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anterior cingulate activation during Stroop task performance: a PET to MRI coregistration study of individual patients with schizophrenia
    Murat Yucel
    Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Research and Academic Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 159:251-4. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of large cavum septi pellucidi in ultra high-risk individuals and patients with psychotic disorders
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    Schizophr Res 105:236-44. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Dysfunction of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in antipsychotic-naïve schizophreniform psychosis
    Ben J Harrison
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 148:23-31. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal pathology in individuals at ultra-high risk for psychosis: a multi-modal magnetic resonance study
    Stephen J Wood
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Neuroimage 52:62-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Anterior cingulate cortex abnormalities associated with a first psychotic episode in bipolar disorder
    Alex Fornito
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, National Neuroscience Facility, 161 Barry Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 194:426-33. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional and biochemical alterations of the medial frontal cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Murat Yucel
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:946-55. 2007
  7. pmc Functional connectivity in brain networks underlying cognitive control in chronic cannabis users
    Ian H Harding
    Department of Psychiatry, Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:1923-33. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Volumetric MRI study of the insular cortex in individuals with current and past major depression
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Affect Disord 121:231-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint A manual and automated MRI study of anterior cingulate and orbito-frontal cortices, and caudate nucleus in obsessive-compulsive disorder: comparison with healthy controls and patients with schizophrenia
    Jem Riffkin
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne and Sunshine Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 138:99-113. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Inhibitory control in young adolescents: the role of sex, intelligence, and temperament
    Murat Yucel
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychology 26:347-56. 2012

Detail Information

Publications84

  1. ncbi request reprint Anterior cingulate activation during Stroop task performance: a PET to MRI coregistration study of individual patients with schizophrenia
    Murat Yucel
    Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Research and Academic Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 159:251-4. 2002
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of large cavum septi pellucidi in ultra high-risk individuals and patients with psychotic disorders
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    Schizophr Res 105:236-44. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the CSP is not a neurodevelopmental marker of psychosis and cast doubt over the notion that it plays a major role in the neurobiology of psychosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dysfunction of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in antipsychotic-naïve schizophreniform psychosis
    Ben J Harrison
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 148:23-31. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal pathology in individuals at ultra-high risk for psychosis: a multi-modal magnetic resonance study
    Stephen J Wood
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Neuroimage 52:62-8. 2010
    ..However, standard measures of neuroanatomical disturbance do not appear to be predictive of later transition, and instead are likely to be non-specific and common in cases that later develop a non-psychotic disorder...
  5. doi request reprint Anterior cingulate cortex abnormalities associated with a first psychotic episode in bipolar disorder
    Alex Fornito
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, National Neuroscience Facility, 161 Barry Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 194:426-33. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional and biochemical alterations of the medial frontal cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Murat Yucel
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:946-55. 2007
    ..However, the precise regions and the neural alterations associated with this abnormality remain unclear...
  7. pmc Functional connectivity in brain networks underlying cognitive control in chronic cannabis users
    Ian H Harding
    Department of Psychiatry, Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:1923-33. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Volumetric MRI study of the insular cortex in individuals with current and past major depression
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Affect Disord 121:231-8. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, it remains largely unknown whether MDD patients exhibit morphologic changes of the insular cortex, and whether such changes reflect state or trait markers of the disorder...
  9. ncbi request reprint A manual and automated MRI study of anterior cingulate and orbito-frontal cortices, and caudate nucleus in obsessive-compulsive disorder: comparison with healthy controls and patients with schizophrenia
    Jem Riffkin
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne and Sunshine Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 138:99-113. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that in contrast to findings in SCZ, there are very few (if any) gross structural anomalies in OCD...
  10. doi request reprint Inhibitory control in young adolescents: the role of sex, intelligence, and temperament
    Murat Yucel
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychology 26:347-56. 2012
    ..However, sex differences in inhibitory control are often not expressed experimentally during task performance. Here, we sought to examine how sex, temperament, and intelligence are related to different aspects of inhibitory control...
  11. doi request reprint Midline brain abnormalities in established bipolar affective disorder
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 122:301-5. 2010
    ..Morphologic changes of cortico-limbic regions have been reported in bipolar disorder, but it remains unclear whether midline brain abnormalities relevant to cortico-limbic connectivity are also present...
  12. doi request reprint Gray matter reduction of the superior temporal gyrus in patients with established bipolar I disorder
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 123:276-82. 2010
    ..Functional abnormalities of the superior temporal gyrus (STG) have been implicated in the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder, but magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies of this region have yielded inconsistent findings...
  13. doi request reprint Pituitary volume mediates the relationship between pubertal timing and depressive symptoms during adolescence
    Sarah Whittle
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:881-91. 2012
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  14. pmc The impact of cannabis use on cognitive functioning in patients with schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of existing findings and new data in a first-episode sample
    Murat Yucel
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, National Neuroscience Facility, Alan Gilbert Building, 161 Barry Street, Carlton South, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 38:316-30. 2012
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  15. pmc Brain functional connectivity during induced sadness in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Leonardo F Fontenelle
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:231-40. 2012
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Orbitofrontal, amygdala and hippocampal volumes in teenagers with first-presentation borderline personality disorder
    Andrew M Chanen
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 163:116-25. 2008
    ..Hippocampal and amygdala volume reductions observed in adult BPD samples might develop during the course of the disorder, although longitudinal studies are needed to examine this...
  17. doi request reprint Anatomic abnormalities of the anterior cingulate cortex before psychosis onset: an MRI study of ultra-high-risk individuals
    Alex Fornito
    Department of Psychiatry, Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne, Carlton South, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 64:758-65. 2008
    ..In this study, we characterized prepsychotic ACC abnormalities in a sample of individuals at ultra-high-risk (UHR) for psychosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surface-based morphometry of the anterior cingulate cortex in first episode schizophrenia
    Alex Fornito
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Australia
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:478-89. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Superior temporal gyrus volume in teenagers with first-presentation borderline personality disorder
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 182:73-6. 2010
    ..Our preliminary findings might reflect the neurobiological heterogeneity of the disorder...
  20. doi request reprint Adhesio interthalamica in individuals at high-risk for developing psychosis and patients with psychotic disorders
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1708-14. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Increased prefrontal cerebral blood flow in first-episode schizophrenia following treatment: longitudinal positron emission tomography study
    Warrick J Brewer
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia and Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:129-35. 2007
    ..The objective of the current study was to investigate executive-control related neural activity from first onset of the illness through to symptom stabilization...
  22. doi request reprint Hippocampal volume and sensitivity to maternal aggressive behavior: a prospective study of adolescent depressive symptoms
    Sarah Whittle
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Psychopathol 23:115-29. 2011
    ..Given that family context risk factors are modifiable, our findings suggest the potential utility of targeted parenting interventions for the prevention and treatment of adolescent depressive disorder...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interaction of parenting experiences and brain structure in the prediction of depressive symptoms in adolescents
    Marie B H Yap
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1377-85. 2008
    ..One potential explanation for this is the moderating role of environmental context, with individuals differing in their biological sensitivity to context...
  24. doi request reprint Anterior cingulate volume in adolescents with first-presentation borderline personality disorder
    Sarah Whittle
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 172:155-60. 2009
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to examine the nature of this abnormality over the course of the disorder...
  25. doi request reprint Regional brain abnormalities associated with long-term heavy cannabis use
    Murat Yucel
    MAPS, ORYGEN Research Centre, 35 Poplar Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:694-701. 2008
    ..Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the developed world. Despite this, there is a paucity of research examining its long-term effect on the human brain...
  26. doi request reprint An MRI study of the superior temporal subregions in patients with current and past major depression
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:98-103. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Insular cortex volume and impulsivity in teenagers with first-presentation borderline personality disorder
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1395-400. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify whether the potential relationship between the insular cortex volume and impulsivity is specific to BPD...
  28. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of temperament in early adolescents
    Sarah Whittle
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:682-93. 2008
    ..In the present study, we examined the relation between four core temperament dimensions and anatomically defined regions of the limbic and prefrontal cortices...
  29. doi request reprint Mapping subcortical brain maturation during adolescence: evidence of hemisphere- and sex-specific longitudinal changes
    Meg Dennison
    Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Sci 16:772-91. 2013
    ..Moreover, the differences in findings compared to previous cross-sectional research emphasize the importance of within-subject assessment of brain development during adolescence. ..
  30. doi request reprint Cingulate biochemistry in heroin users on substitution pharmacotherapy
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    1Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:244-9. 2013
    ..A secondary aim was to explore the differential effects of methadone and buprenorphine on dorsal ACC biochemistry in relation to depressive symptoms...
  31. doi request reprint Structural brain abnormalities in major depressive disorder: a selective review of recent MRI studies
    Valentina Lorenzetti
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Australia
    J Affect Disord 117:1-17. 2009
    ..While there is evidence to suggest that major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with structural brain abnormalities, the precise nature of these abnormalities remains unclear...
  32. doi request reprint Variations in cortical folding patterns are related to individual differences in temperament
    Sarah Whittle
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 172:68-74. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that early neurodevelopmental processes contribute to individual differences in temperament. They also illustrate sexual dimorphisms in the neural underpinnings of temperament...
  33. doi request reprint Insular cortex volume in established bipolar affective disorder: a preliminary MRI study
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, 161 Barry Street, Carlton South, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 182:187-90. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Midline brain structures in teenagers with first-presentation borderline personality disorder
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:842-6. 2009
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that ongoing neuroimaging studies should further evaluate a potential involvement of midline brain structures in the pathogenesis of BPD...
  35. pmc Anatomical abnormalities of the anterior cingulate cortex in schizophrenia: bridging the gap between neuroimaging and neuropathology
    Alex Fornito
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 35:973-93. 2009
    ..We discuss the potential mechanisms that might facilitate integration of these findings and consider strategies for future research...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effects of inhalant misuse on attentional networks
    Raquel Vilar-Lopez
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatric Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Neuropsychol 38:126-36. 2013
    ..These differences may reflect a selective deficit in sustained attention or greater impulsivity in the inhalant group...
  37. doi request reprint Executive control among adolescent inhalant and cannabis users
    Michael Takagi
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:629-37. 2011
    ..g. polysubstance use). The aim of the current study was to examine possible deficits in cognitive control among young, regular inhalant users and explore the relationship between inhalant use and executive functioning...
  38. doi request reprint Orbitofrontal volumes in early adolescence predict initiation of cannabis use: a 4-year longitudinal and prospective study
    Ali Cheetham
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 71:684-92. 2012
    ..This study aims to determine whether adolescents who have initiated cannabis use early (i.e., before age 17 years) show premorbid structural abnormalities in the amygdala, hippocampus, orbitofrontal cortex, and anterior cingulate cortex...
  39. ncbi request reprint Paracingulate morphologic differences in males with established schizophrenia: a magnetic resonance imaging morphometric study
    Murat Yucel
    Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Research and Academic Unit, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Sunshine Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 52:15-23. 2002
    ..Given the evidence showing an absence or reversal of normal anatomical asymmetries in patients with schizophrenia, the current study examined the anterior cingulate cortex sulcal-gyral patterns in patients with schizophrenia...
  40. doi request reprint Corpus callosum size and shape alterations in adolescent inhalant users
    Michael Takagi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Addict Biol 18:851-4. 2013
    ..There were no morphological differences between inhalant and cannabis users. Our findings may represent the early stages of neurobiological damage associated with chronic inhalant misuse...
  41. doi request reprint White matter microstructure in opiate addiction
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Australia
    Addict Biol 17:141-8. 2012
    ..Together, the findings indicate that chronic OA use has widespread and diverse effects on neuronal connectivity and function...
  42. doi request reprint Theory of mind impairment in schizophrenia: meta-analysis
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Vic, Australia
    Schizophr Res 109:1-9. 2009
    ..Our review also suggests that future research should consider the potential moderating influence of IQ deficits on ToM performance in "remitted" patients, as well as the potential effects of residual symptoms...
  43. doi request reprint Evidence and implications for early intervention in bipolar disorder
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    J Ment Health 19:113-26. 2010
    ..To review the evidence that supports early intervention in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
  44. doi request reprint Pituitary volume prospectively predicts internalizing symptoms in adolescence
    Amy R Zipursky
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:315-23. 2011
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  45. pmc White matter microstructure in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 36:42-6. 2011
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  46. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical abnormalities in schizophrenia: a multimodal voxelwise meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Level 3, National Neuroscience Facility, Alan Gilbert Building, 161, Barry St, Carlton South, Vic, 3053, Australia
    Schizophr Res 127:46-57. 2011
    ..However, the available findings are biased towards characteristics of schizophrenia samples with poor prognosis...
  47. pmc Cognitive impairment in affective psychoses: a meta-analysis
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Alan Gilbert Building NNF Level 3, Carlton 3053, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 36:112-25. 2010
    ..In general, the pattern of cognitive impairments in AP was similar to reported findings in euthymic patients with BD, but relatively more pronounced...
  48. pmc Progressive changes in the development toward schizophrenia: studies in subjects at increased symptomatic risk
    Stephen J Wood
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 34:322-9. 2008
    ..Active changes during transition to illness may present the potential to intervene and ameliorate these changes with potential benefit clinically...
  49. pmc Cognitive impairment in schizophrenia and affective psychoses: implications for DSM-V criteria and beyond
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Alan Gilbert Building NNF Level 3, Carlton 3053, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 36:36-42. 2010
    ..Given the state of current evidence, these possibilities appear to represent the most parsimonious approaches to the inclusion of cognitive deficits in the diagnostic criteria of schizophrenia and, potentially, of mood disorders...
  50. doi request reprint Amygdala and insula volumes prior to illness onset in bipolar disorder: a magnetic resonance imaging study
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cologne, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 201:34-9. 2012
    ..If these findings are confirmed, they suggest that imaging investigations could help to distinguish people who will subsequently develop bipolar disorder from those who will not, at least in symptomatically enriched samples...
  51. ncbi request reprint The influence of sulcal variability on morphometry of the human anterior cingulate and paracingulate cortex
    Alex Fornito
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Neuroimage 33:843-54. 2006
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Voxelwise meta-analysis of gray matter abnormalities in bipolar disorder
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 67:1097-105. 2010
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis of gray matter abnormalities in bipolar disorder (BD) using voxel-based morphometry studies to help clarify the structural abnormalities underpinning this condition...
  53. doi request reprint Abnormal white matter microstructure in schizophrenia: a voxelwise analysis of axial and radial diffusivity
    Marc L Seal
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Schizophr Res 101:106-10. 2008
    ..This finding suggests that the loss of white matter integrity in schizophrenia is the result of demyelination and/or changes to the axonal cytoskeleton rather than gross axonal damage...
  54. doi request reprint Being liked activates primary reward and midline self-related brain regions
    Christopher G Davey
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:660-8. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates that neural response to being liked has features that are consistent with response to other rewarding events, but it has additional features that reflect its intrinsically interpersonal character...
  55. doi request reprint Midline brain structures in patients with current and remitted major depression
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1058-63. 2009
    ..Whether the AI length exhibits ongoing changes across the course of the illness remains to be determined in longitudinal studies...
  56. doi request reprint Reconciling neuroimaging and neuropathological findings in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Alex Fornito
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science, Department of Psychiatry, Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:312-9. 2009
    ..In this study, we overview recent sMRI findings in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and consider how they relate to neuropathological data...
  57. doi request reprint Cognitive endophenotypes of bipolar disorder: a meta-analysis of neuropsychological deficits in euthymic patients and their first-degree relatives
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Affect Disord 113:1-20. 2009
    ..Our aim was to delineate neuropsychological deficits related to genetic susceptibility, illness process and iatrogenic factors in bipolar disorder (BD)...
  58. doi request reprint Amygdala volumes in a sample of current depressed and remitted depressed patients and healthy controls
    Valentina Lorenzetti
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Affect Disord 120:112-9. 2010
    ..e., enlargement versus shrinkage); and (III) what the role of laterality is in amygdala volumetric alterations in MDD...
  59. ncbi request reprint Variability of the paracingulate sulcus and morphometry of the medial frontal cortex: associations with cortical thickness, surface area, volume, and sulcal depth
    Alex Fornito
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:222-36. 2008
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Corpus callosum size and shape in established bipolar affective disorder
    Mark Walterfang
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:838-45. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was therefore to examine callosal size and shape in a well-defined group of bipolar affective disorder patients and controls...
  61. ncbi request reprint Morphology of the paracingulate sulcus and executive cognition in schizophrenia
    Alex Fornito
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, National Neuroscience Facility, Levels 2 and 3, Alan Gilbert Building, 161 Barry St, Carlton South, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Schizophr Res 88:192-7. 2006
    ..This suggests that prior reports of impaired performance on such tasks in schizophrenia may be partly explained by the reduced frequency of a leftward PCS asymmetry in this population...
  62. ncbi request reprint Addiction, a condition of compulsive behaviour? Neuroimaging and neuropsychological evidence of inhibitory dysregulation
    Dan I Lubman
    Substance Use Research and Recovery Focused SURRF Program, ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 99:1491-502. 2004
    ..In this review, we argue that such maladaptive and uncontrolled behaviour is underpinned by a failure of the brain's inhibitory control mechanisms...
  63. pmc Anterior cingulate dysfunction: implications for psychiatric disorders?
    Murat Yucel
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre Sunshine Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 28:350-4. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Evidence for neuronal dysfunction in the anterior cingulate of patients with schizophrenia: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study at 3 T
    Stephen J Wood
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Schizophr Res 94:328-31. 2007
    ..Anterior cingulate involvement in schizophrenia is likely to be a result of neuronal loss or dysfunction...
  65. doi request reprint Neurocognitive markers of psychosis in bipolar disorder: a meta-analytic study
    Emre Bora
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Vic, Australia
    J Affect Disord 127:1-9. 2010
    ..However, only a handful of studies have compared cognition between BDP+ and BDP-. Our aim was to examine cognitive deficits associated with psychosis in BD using meta-analytic methods...
  66. ncbi request reprint A tale of two cities: a neuroimaging investigation of Melbourne-Sydney rivalry comparing cortical thickness in healthy adults
    Dennis Velakoulis
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 15:67-71. 2007
    ..We sought to identify neurobiological correlates of Melbourne-Sydney rivalry through neuroimaging measures of a key brain region involved in cognitive and emotional regulation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal and anterior cingulate morphology in subjects at ultra-high-risk for psychosis: the role of family history of psychotic illness
    Stephen J Wood
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, National Neuroscience Facility, 161 Barry Street, Carlton South VIC 3053, Australia
    Schizophr Res 75:295-301. 2005
    ..Some appear to predate the illness and may be genetic in origin, while others are associated with the onset of the disorder...
  68. ncbi request reprint Structural brain imaging evidence for multiple pathological processes at different stages of brain development in schizophrenia
    Christos Pantelis
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Sunshine Hospital, Victoria
    Schizophr Bull 31:672-96. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Pituitary gland volume among heroin users stabilised on substitution pharmacotherapy
    Valentina Lorenzetti
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, National Neuroscience Facility, Alan Gilbert Building, 161 Barry Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:164-6. 2010
    ..These findings indicate that substitution pharmacotherapy may have differential effects on normalising HPA axis activity...
  70. doi request reprint Dopamine modulates neural networks involved in effort-based decision-making
    Seyed M Assadi
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:383-93. 2009
    ..This is apparently achieved by modulating other neurotransmission systems and by transmitting different signals via D1 vs. D2 receptor subtypes and phasic vs. tonic firing...
  71. doi request reprint Increased pituitary volume in patients with established bipolar affective disorder
    Tsutomu Takahashi
    Department of Psychiatry, Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1245-9. 2009
    ..psychotic and nonpsychotic). Pituitary volume was larger in females than in males for both groups. These results support previous neuroendocrine findings that implicate HPA axis dysfunction in the core pathophysiological process of BD...
  72. doi request reprint Toluene misuse and long-term harms: a systematic review of the neuropsychological and neuroimaging literature
    Murat Yucel
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:910-26. 2008
    ..We also propose a set of recommendations to guide future research in this area...
  73. ncbi request reprint Adolescent obsessive compulsive disorder heralding chorea-acanthocytosis
    Mark Walterfang
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Mov Disord 23:422-5. 2008
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  74. pmc Modulation of brain resting-state networks by sad mood induction
    Ben J Harrison
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e1794. 2008
    ..While these 'resting-state networks' may be relatively enduring phenomena, other evidence suggest that dynamic changes in their functional connectivity may also emerge depending on the brain state of subjects during scanning...
  75. ncbi request reprint The role of affective dysregulation in drug addiction
    Ali Cheetham
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:621-34. 2010
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  76. ncbi request reprint Understanding drug addiction: a neuropsychological perspective
    Murat Yucel
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:957-68. 2007
    ..Presented herein is a neuropsychological model of addictive behaviour that highlights the complex interplay between cognition, brain maturation, psychopathology and drug exposure...
  77. doi request reprint Whole-brain anatomical networks: does the choice of nodes matter?
    Andrew Zalesky
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Neuroimage 50:970-83. 2010
    ..9 vs. sigma(4000)=53.6+/-2.2). These findings indicate that any comparison of network parameters across studies must be made with reference to the spatial scale of the nodal parcellation...
  78. ncbi request reprint Verbal memory, learning, and executive functioning among adolescent inhalant and cannabis users
    Michael Takagi
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:96-105. 2011
    ..Future studies should consider using more specifi c, experimental probes of cognitive functioning to identify potentially subtle changes among substance-using adolescents. (J. Stud. Alcohol Drugs, 72, 96-105, 2011)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive and neuroimaging evidence of behavioural dysregulation in human drug addiction: implications for diagnosis, treatment and prevention
    Murat Yucel
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, ORYGEN Research Centre, and Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:33-9. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Morphology of the anterior cingulate cortex in young men at ultra-high risk of developing a psychotic illness
    Murat Yucel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 182:518-24. 2003
    ..The anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) is consistently implicated in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia, and our own work has identified morphological anomalies in the ACC of people with this disorder...
  81. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in anterior cingulate/paracingulate morphology are related to executive functions in healthy males
    Alexander Fornito
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Sunshine Hospital, 176 Furlong Road, St Albans, Victoria 3021, Australia
    Cereb Cortex 14:424-31. 2004
    ..It therefore appears that normal variations in brain morphology are associated with individual differences in cognitive abilities...
  82. ncbi request reprint Task-induced deactivation of midline cortical regions in schizophrenia assessed with fMRI
    Ben J Harrison
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Schizophr Res 91:82-6. 2007
    ..The nature of these associations suggests a complex interchange between cognitive and emotional influences on the resting-state activity of these prefrontal 'default mode' regions in schizophrenia...
  83. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of schizophrenia spectrum disorders: the role of oxidative stress
    Stephen J Wood
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 38:396-6. 2009
    ..We argue that a better understanding of the mechanisms and pathways underlying oxidative stress will assist in developing the therapeutic potential of this area...
  84. ncbi request reprint Early and late neurodevelopmental disturbances in schizophrenia and their functional consequences
    Christos Pantelis
    Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Research and Academic Unit, Sunshine Hospital, 176 Furlong Road, St Albans, 3021, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:399-406. 2003
    ..In this paper we review the timing of structural changes in schizophrenia and argue that schizophrenia is a neuro-developmental disorder with limited progressive brain changes occurring during the evolution and early phase of psychosis...