Paul B Fitzgerald

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Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An open label trial of clustered maintenance rTMS for patients with refractory depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, First Floor, Old Baker Building, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Brain Stimul 6:292-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Pilot study of the clinical and cognitive effects of high-frequency magnetic seizure therapy in major depressive disorder
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, Victoria, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 30:129-36. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A double blind randomized trial of unilateral left and bilateral prefrontal cortex transcranial magnetic stimulation in treatment resistant major depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Affect Disord 139:193-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A practical guide to the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 5:287-96. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A randomized trial of rTMS targeted with MRI based neuro-navigation in treatment-resistant depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Commercial Rd Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychopharmacology 34:1255-62. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Motor corticospinal excitability during the observation of interactive hand gestures
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Level 1, Old Baker Building, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 85:89-95. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Understanding mirror neurons: evidence for enhanced corticospinal excitability during the observation of transitive but not intransitive hand gestures
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 48:2675-80. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Motor cortical excitability and inhibition in acquired mirror pain
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 530:161-5. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Estrogens and men with schizophrenia: is there a case for adjunctive therapy?
    Jayashri Kulkarni
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Level One, Old Baker Building, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Schizophr Res 125:278-83. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Saccadic impairment in schizophrenia with prominent negative symptoms
    Caroline T Gurvich
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Alfred Hospital, Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Prahran, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Neuroreport 19:1435-9. 2008

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Publications82

  1. doi request reprint An open label trial of clustered maintenance rTMS for patients with refractory depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, First Floor, Old Baker Building, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Brain Stimul 6:292-7. 2013
    ..0 ± 9.7 months). Although preliminary, this study suggests that clustered maintenance rTMS has the potential to substantially delay the occurrence of relapse following a successful course of rTMS treatment...
  2. doi request reprint Pilot study of the clinical and cognitive effects of high-frequency magnetic seizure therapy in major depressive disorder
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, Victoria, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 30:129-36. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A double blind randomized trial of unilateral left and bilateral prefrontal cortex transcranial magnetic stimulation in treatment resistant major depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Affect Disord 139:193-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an advantage in efficacy of sequential bilateral rTMS compared to standard high-frequency left sided rTMS...
  4. doi request reprint A practical guide to the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 5:287-96. 2012
    ..Research into the use of rTMS for the treatment of patients with depression has been conducted now for a period of greater than 15 years and a considerable body of knowledge has accumulated informing its use...
  5. doi request reprint A randomized trial of rTMS targeted with MRI based neuro-navigation in treatment-resistant depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Commercial Rd Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychopharmacology 34:1255-62. 2009
    ..Further research is required to confirm this in larger samples, or to establish whether an alternate method based on surface anatomy, including measurement from motor cortex, can be substituted for the standard 5 cm method...
  6. doi request reprint Motor corticospinal excitability during the observation of interactive hand gestures
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Level 1, Old Baker Building, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 85:89-95. 2011
    ..There was no association between mirror systems and self-reported empathy. Mirror systems may not be more responsive to interactive behaviour, but the inclusion of a strong emotional element could be of significance to mirror neurons...
  7. doi request reprint Understanding mirror neurons: evidence for enhanced corticospinal excitability during the observation of transitive but not intransitive hand gestures
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 48:2675-80. 2010
    ..These findings are consistent with the notion that human hand-related mirror neurons are sensitive to object- and goal-directed behaviour, rather than biological motion per se...
  8. doi request reprint Motor cortical excitability and inhibition in acquired mirror pain
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 530:161-5. 2012
    ..Thus, when not paired with a pain-related stimulus, changes in motor cortical excitability do not appear to contribute to the experience of mirror pain in lower-limb amputees...
  9. doi request reprint Estrogens and men with schizophrenia: is there a case for adjunctive therapy?
    Jayashri Kulkarni
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Level One, Old Baker Building, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Schizophr Res 125:278-83. 2011
    ..Findings do, however, suggest further exploration of a therapeutic role for adjunctive estradiol treatment in men with schizophrenia is warranted...
  10. doi request reprint Saccadic impairment in schizophrenia with prominent negative symptoms
    Caroline T Gurvich
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Alfred Hospital, Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Prahran, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Neuroreport 19:1435-9. 2008
    ..It is possible that increased variability may reflect frontostriatal impairments and increased peak velocity may reflect serotonin changes or prefrontal cortex dysfunction...
  11. doi request reprint A study of the effectiveness of bilateral transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of the negative symptoms of schizophrenia
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Department of Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 1:27-32. 2008
    ..The study therefore aimed to assess the efficacy of bilateral high-frequency rTMS in the treatment of negative symptoms...
  12. doi request reprint A study of the effectiveness of high-frequency left prefrontal cortex transcranial magnetic stimulation in major depression in patients who have not responded to right-sided stimulation
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Department of Psychological Medicine, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 169:12-5. 2009
    ..There appears to be a significant but modest likelihood of response to left-sided TMS in patients who fail right-sided stimulation, but there is no difference in efficacy between 5- and 10-Hz stimulation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Australian Schizophrenia Care and Assessment Programme: real-world schizophrenia: outcomes
    Jayashri Kulkarni
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:969-79. 2007
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Rapid clozapine dose titration and concomitant sodium valproate increase the risk of myocarditis with clozapine: a case-control study
    Kathlyn J Ronaldson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Schizophr Res 141:173-8. 2012
    ..This study was designed to identify clinical and phenotypic risk factors for clozapine-induced myocarditis...
  15. doi request reprint Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of the inferior frontal gyrus disrupts interpersonal motor resonance
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 50:1628-31. 2012
    ..These data support the role of IFG, a presumed mirror neuron region, in IMR...
  16. doi request reprint GABAergic activity in autism spectrum disorders: an investigation of cortical inhibition via transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Neuropharmacology 68:202-9. 2013
    ..This article is part of the Special Issue entitled 'Neurodevelopmental Disorders'...
  17. ncbi request reprint A combined rTMS and ERP investigation of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex involvement in response inhibition
    Daniel J Upton
    Monash and Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre MAP RC, Monash University, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin EEG Neurosci 41:127-31. 2010
    ..This negative finding is interpreted with caution, but is consistent with a recent study which found that stimulation of the same region had no effect on a behavioral measure of response inhibition...
  18. doi request reprint Enhanced corticospinal response to observed pain in pain synesthetes
    Bernadette M Fitzgibbon
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Center, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Old Baker Building, Level One, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 12:406-18. 2012
    ..We speculate that our findings reflect a generalized response to pain observation arising from hyperactivity of motor mirror neurons not involved in direct one-to-one simulation but, rather, in the representation of another's experience...
  19. doi request reprint Mirror neuron activity associated with social impairments but not age in autism spectrum disorder
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Melbourne, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 71:427-33. 2012
    ..A prominent explanatory model suggests that social-relating symptoms may arise from dysfunction within the mirror neuron system, while a recent neuroimaging study suggests that these impairments in ASD might reduce with age...
  20. ncbi request reprint A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of the effects of low frequency right prefrontal transcranial magnetic stimulation in depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Department of Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:488-92. 2007
    ..Response to LFR-TMS is associated with a bilateral reduction in frontal activation that does not seem to be a nonspecific effect of treatment and differs from the response to HFL-TMS...
  21. doi request reprint GABA and cortical inhibition in motor and non-motor regions using combined TMS-EEG: a time analysis
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:1706-10. 2009
    ..This study aimed to further evaluate recent methods of the assessment of LICI in non motor regions with ppTMS and electroencephalography (EEG)...
  22. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of a scale to measure investment in the sick role: the Illness Cognitions Scale
    Michael Berk
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Barwon Health, University of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:360-4. 2012
    ..We describe the psychometric properties of a new scale, the Illness Cognitions Scale (ICS), a metric of investment in the sick role...
  23. doi request reprint Clinical course and analysis of ten fatal cases of clozapine-induced myocarditis and comparison with 66 surviving cases
    Kathlyn J Ronaldson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Schizophr Res 128:161-5. 2011
    ..Fatal clozapine-induced myocarditis has not been investigated systematically. We describe the clinical course of 10 fatal cases of myocarditis with clozapine and identify factors associated with fatality...
  24. doi request reprint A study of intensity dependence of the auditory evoked potential (IDAEP) in medicated melancholic and non-melancholic depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre APRC, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Vic, 3004, Melbourne, Australia
    J Affect Disord 117:212-6. 2009
    ..The current study aimed to assess whether differences existed between melancholic and non-melancholic subtypes of depression, as measured by the event related potential, intensity dependence of the auditory evoked potential (IDAEP)...
  25. doi request reprint A new monitoring protocol for clozapine-induced myocarditis based on an analysis of 75 cases and 94 controls
    Kathlyn J Ronaldson
    Department of Epidemiology, and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:458-65. 2011
    ..To develop an evidence-based monitoring protocol for clozapine-induced myocarditis...
  26. doi request reprint Cognitive and volumetric predictors of response to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) - a prospective follow-up study
    Christina P Furtado
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 202:12-9. 2012
    ..Although preliminary, our findings suggest that structural abnormalities may have some potential for predicting outcome to rTMS...
  27. doi request reprint Priming stimulation enhances the effectiveness of low-frequency right prefrontal cortex transcranial magnetic stimulation in major depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Department of Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 28:52-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether priming stimulation would enhance therapeutic response to low-frequency rTMS in patients with depression...
  28. ncbi request reprint An fMRI study of prefrontal brain activation during multiple tasks in patients with major depressive disorder
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:490-501. 2008
    ..We aimed to assess brain activation related to cognitive performance during planning and working memory tasks...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cortical inhibition in motor and non-motor regions: a combined TMS-EEG study
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Victoria, Australia
    Clin EEG Neurosci 39:112-7. 2008
    ..These data suggest that CI can be recorded by combining TMS with EEG and may facilitate future research attempting to ascertain the role of CI in the pathophysiology of several neurologic and psychiatric disorders...
  30. doi request reprint Mechanisms underlying long-interval cortical inhibition in the human motor cortex: a TMS-EEG study
    Nigel C Rogasch
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, Melbourne, Australia
    J Neurophysiol 109:89-98. 2013
    ..The N100 evoked by the conditioning pulse is consistent with the mechanism responsible for LICI, most likely GABA(B)-mediated inhibition of cortical activity...
  31. doi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression after a traumatic brain injury: a case study
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    The Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred Hospital and the School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J ECT 27:38-40. 2011
    ..We present what we believe to be the first case of a patient with depression after a TBI treated with transcranial magnetic stimulation...
  32. doi request reprint Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) improves movement-related cortical potentials in autism spectrum disorders
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 5:30-7. 2012
    ..Electrophysiologic studies reveal abnormalities in the preparation of movement; repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to key motor cortical sites may therefore be a useful technique for improving motor function in ASD...
  33. doi request reprint A transcranial magnetic stimulation study of the effects of cannabis use on motor cortical inhibition and excitability
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Commercial Rd Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychopharmacology 34:2368-75. 2009
    ..Further research is required to explore whether this results from chronic cannabis use or reflects an underlying predisposition to developing chronic substance use problems...
  34. doi request reprint Emotional valence modulates putative mirror neuron activity
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 508:56-9. 2012
    ..This study provides evidence that emotional valence can modulate mirror neuron activity, which may reflect an adaptive mechanism...
  35. doi request reprint Cognitive inhibitory control and self-reported impulsivity among violent offenders with schizophrenia
    Peter G Enticott
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 30:157-62. 2008
    ..While these findings should be interpreted with caution, cognitive inhibition in schizophrenia may be unrelated to impulsive behaviors that are commonly linked to violent offending...
  36. doi request reprint Mirror neuron activation is associated with facial emotion processing
    Peter G Enticott
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University and the Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 46:2851-4. 2008
    ..We discuss the mechanism by which mirror neurons might facilitate facial emotion recognition...
  37. doi request reprint Piloting the effective therapeutic dose of adjunctive selective estrogen receptor modulator treatment in postmenopausal women with schizophrenia
    Jayashri Kulkarni
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1142-7. 2010
    ..The demonstrated benefit of adjunctive treatment with 120 mg/day raloxifene hydrochloride offers support for the potential role of this selective estrogen receptor modulator in treating postmenopausal women with schizophrenia...
  38. doi request reprint Estrogen in severe mental illness: a potential new treatment approach
    Jayashri Kulkarni
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University, School of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychological Medicine, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:955-60. 2008
    ..Accumulating evidence suggests that estrogens may have therapeutic effects in severe mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, via neuromodulatory and neuroprotective activity...
  39. doi request reprint Investigating the relationship between cognitive change and antidepressant response following rTMS: a large scale retrospective study
    Kate E Hoy
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 5:539-46. 2012
    ..However, recent evidence suggests that the assessment of cognition could also have an important role to play in the prediction of antidepressant response...
  40. doi request reprint Improving working memory: the effect of combining cognitive activity and anodal transcranial direct current stimulation to the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
    Sophie C Andrews
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 4:84-9. 2011
    ..However, whether this effect can be enhanced by cognitive activity undertaken during tDCS has not yet been explored...
  41. doi request reprint Blood oxygenation changes resulting from trains of low frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Richard H Thomson
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Victoria, Australia
    Cortex 48:487-91. 2012
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Hippocampal sulcal cavities in depression and healthy individuals
    Jerome J Maller
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 150:785-9. 2013
    ..2011)). The current study aimed to describe the prevalence of HSCs in patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) and healthy controls over a large age-range...
  43. pmc Treatment and outcomes of an Australian cohort of outpatients with bipolar I or schizoaffective disorder over twenty-four months: implications for clinical practice
    Jayashri Kulkarni
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Central Clinical School, 607 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:228. 2012
    ..All participants received treatment as usual. There was no study medication...
  44. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory control and spatial working memory: a saccadic eye movement study of negative symptoms in schizophrenia
    Caroline Winograd-Gurvich
    Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, 3800, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 157:9-19. 2008
    ..Collectively, these findings provide further support for the proposed association between prefrontal dysfunction and negative symptoms...
  45. doi request reprint TMS disruption of V5/MT+ indicates a role for the dorsal stream in word recognition
    Robin Laycock
    La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 197:69-79. 2009
    ..Thus, a role for V5/MT+ in accurate single word identification is apparent suggesting rapid triggering of attention to salient exogenous stimuli may be required prior to processing in primary and temporal cortical regions...
  46. ncbi request reprint A preliminary fMRI study of the effects on cortical activation of the treatment of refractory auditory hallucinations with rTMS
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Department of Psychological Medicine, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 155:83-8. 2007
    ..There was a significant increase and more normal task related brain activation in brain areas involved in language processing including left temporoparietal cortex after rTMS treatment...
  47. pmc Interpersonal motor resonance in autism spectrum disorder: evidence against a global "mirror system" deficit
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University Melbourne, Vic, Australia Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University Clayton, Vic, Australia
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:218. 2013
    ..Attentional and visual processing influences may be important for understanding the apparent role of IMR in the pathophysiology of ASD...
  48. doi request reprint The role of medial prefrontal cortex in theory of mind: a deep rTMS study
    Laura Krause
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 228:87-90. 2012
    ..mPFC appears to play a role in affective ToM processing, but the present study suggest that stimulation outcomes are dependent on baseline empathic abilities...
  49. doi request reprint Intensity dependent repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation modulation of blood oxygenation
    Richard H Thomson
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 136:1243-6. 2012
    ..Using near infra-red spectroscopy (NIRS), very short trains of rTMS have previously been shown to modulate cortical blood oxygenation...
  50. doi request reprint Hippocampal volumetrics in treatment-resistant depression and schizophrenia: the devil's in de-tail
    Jerome J Maller
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne Victoria, Australia
    Hippocampus 22:9-16. 2012
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Exploring the optimal site for the localization of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in brain stimulation experiments
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 2:234-7. 2009
    ..Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) is a common target for repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) experiments and therapeutic protocols...
  52. doi request reprint Improving working memory: exploring the effect of transcranial random noise stimulation and transcranial direct current stimulation on the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
    Paul G Mulquiney
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University, Department of Psychological Medicine, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2384-9. 2011
    ....
  53. doi request reprint A transcranial magnetic stimulation study of transcallosal inhibition and facilitation in schizophrenia
    Kate E Hoy
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 15:863-7. 2008
    ..The lack of significant TCF findings is discussed in light of the methodological limitations, while the theoretical significance of deficient TCI to the pathophysiology of schizophrenia is considered...
  54. ncbi request reprint An analysis of functional neuroimaging studies of dorsolateral prefrontal cortical activity in depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University, Department of Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 148:33-45. 2006
    ..At this stage, the results of imaging studies published to date have limited capacity to inform the choice of optimal prefrontal cortical region for the use in rTMS treatment studies...
  55. pmc A meta-analytic study of changes in brain activation in depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Department of Psychological Medicine, Commercial Rd Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:683-95. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to use a quantitative meta-analytic technique to synthesise the results of much of this research...
  56. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of the effects of repetitive paired transcranial magnetic stimulation on motor cortical excitability
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychiatry, Psychology and Psychological Medicine, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Neurosci Methods 165:265-9. 2007
    ..We aimed to compare the post-train effects of 15 min trains of rppTMS to investigate the potential therapeutic application of this technique as well as to compare it to a standard high frequency repetitive TMS paradigm...
  57. doi request reprint Neurological soft signs in schizophrenia: investigating motor overflow
    Kate E Hoy
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, 3004, Australia
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:763-71. 2009
    ..Direct investigation of the cortical processes leading to motor overflow may provide a more complete understanding of the pathological relevance of motor overflow, and by extension NSSs, in schizophrenia...
  58. doi request reprint An investigation of medial temporal lobe changes and cognition following antidepressant response: a prospective rTMS study
    Christina P Furtado
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne, Australia
    Brain Stimul 6:346-54. 2013
    ..Extensive preclinical literature suggests that hippocampal volume reductions from MDD induced suppression of adult neurogenesis can be reversed by different types of classical antidepressant treatments which increase expression of BDNF...
  59. doi request reprint A preliminary transcranial magnetic stimulation study of cortical inhibition and excitability in high-functioning autism and Asperger disorder
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:e179-83. 2010
    ..This study examined motor cortical inhibition and excitability in HFA and Asperger disorder using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)...
  60. doi request reprint Can a behavioral intervention enhance the effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on mood?
    Kate E Hoy
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 3:200-6. 2010
    ..One such intervention involves concurrent exposure to affective stimuli that have been shown to result in activation of brain regions associated with emotion. This pilot study of ten participants investigates such an intervention...
  61. doi request reprint Testing the limits: Investigating the effect of tDCS dose on working memory enhancement in healthy controls
    Kate E Hoy
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University, Central Clinical School, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 51:1777-84. 2013
    ..Our results provide valuable information regarding the potential limits of tDCS induced cognitive enhancement in healthy controls, as well as providing additional insights into the possible mechanisms of action of tDCS...
  62. ncbi request reprint Australian Schizophrenia Care and Assessment Programme: real-world schizophrenia: economics
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:819-29. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of low-frequency right-prefrontal-cortex transcranial magnetic stimulation as augmentation in treatment-resistant major depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Department of Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:655-66. 2006
    ..2-Hz right PFC rTMS has antidepressant properties but offers no advantage over 1 Hz despite doubling pulse number...
  64. doi request reprint Modulation of putative mirror neuron activity by both positively and negatively valenced affective stimuli: a TMS study
    Aron T Hill
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 249:116-23. 2013
    ..The potential adaptive significance of this finding is discussed...
  65. doi request reprint Deep repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation associated with improved social functioning in a young woman with an autism spectrum disorder
    Peter G Enticott
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J ECT 27:41-3. 2011
    ..Considering evidence for cortical dysfunction in ASD, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has been discussed as a potential therapeutic technique...
  66. doi request reprint Blood oxygenation changes resulting from suprathreshold transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Richard H Thomson
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 4:165-8. 2011
    ..This drop was maximal at approximately 8 seconds post-TMS. This study may have implications for determining appropriate TMS intensities when stimulating nonmotor areas...
  67. doi request reprint A magnetic resonance imaging study of the entorhinal cortex in treatment-resistant depression
    Christina P Furtado
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 163:133-42. 2008
    ..Confirmatory longitudinal studies are required to determine whether these abnormalities predate the onset of depression or are the result of a more chronic, treatment-resistant course of illness...
  68. ncbi request reprint BL-1020, an oral antipsychotic agent that reduces dopamine activity and enhances GABAA activity, for the treatment of schizophrenia
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, MAPrc, Level 1 Old Baker Building, The Alfred, PO Box 315, Prahran 3181, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 11:92-100. 2010
    ..Further data from phase II and subsequent phase III trials will be required to derive conclusions for BL-1020 regarding overall efficacy...
  69. doi request reprint Brain stimulation in psychiatry and its effects on cognition
    Kate E Hoy
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Center, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Nat Rev Neurol 6:267-75. 2010
    ..In this article, we discuss the past, present and future of brain stimulation in psychiatry, and its effects on cognition...
  70. ncbi request reprint Mailing GP reply letters after psychiatric assessment - a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Rob Selzer
    Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 39:959-62. 2010
    ..One approach to solving this problem is for the specialist to copy the GP reply letter to the patient...
  71. doi request reprint Induction of visual dream reports after transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCs) during Stage 2 sleep
    Antonia J Jakobson
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Sleep Res 21:369-79. 2012
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  72. doi request reprint Introducing magnetic seizure therapy: A novel therapy for treatment resistant depression
    Kate E Hoy
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:591-8. 2010
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  73. doi request reprint A transcranial magnetic stimulation study of corticospinal excitability during the observation of meaningless, goal-directed, and social behaviour
    Claire M Donne
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 489:57-61. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that while the putative human mirror system is responsive to goal-directed behaviour, it may not be more responsive to behaviour that occurs within a social context...
  74. doi request reprint The emerging use of brain stimulation treatments for psychiatric disorders
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia paul fi
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:923-38. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to review the current state of development and application of a wide range of brain stimulation approaches in the treatment of psychiatric disorders...
  75. doi request reprint Magnetic seizure therapy for treatment-resistant depression
    Kate E Hoy
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Center, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Victoria, Australia
    Expert Rev Med Devices 8:723-32. 2011
    ..This article explores the development of MST, as well as providing a discussion of the clinical and practical issues of the use of MST for the treatment of depression...
  76. doi request reprint Hippocampal sulcal cavities: prevalence, risk factors and relationship to memory impairment
    Jerome J Maller
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Res 1368:222-30. 2011
    ..64, p=0.047). A number of studies reported hypertension as a risk factor, and related their presence to poorer memory function. Further work is needed to fully understand the clinical significance of these lesions...
  77. pmc Investigating the Role of Current Strength in tDCS Modulation of Working Memory Performance in Healthy Controls
    Florence Teo
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, The Alfred and Monash University Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Front Psychiatry 2:45. 2011
    ..However, more research is needed, and a higher difficulty level of WM tasks is one of the suggestions discussed for future research...
  78. doi request reprint The use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and vagal nerve stimulation in the treatment of depression
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:25-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to review recent therapeutic trials of these techniques...
  79. doi request reprint A near infra-red spectroscopy study of the effects of pre-frontal single and paired pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Richard H Thomson
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Vic, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:378-82. 2011
    ..Concentration changes in hemoglobin following single and paired pulse (2 and 15 ms inter-stimulus interval) transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) was investigated using near infra-red spectroscopy (NIRS)...
  80. ncbi request reprint A review of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation use in the treatment of schizophrenia
    Paul B Fitzgerald
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 53:567-76. 2008
    ..These findings also highlight the pressing need for further research including multisite studies to confirm the value of these options...
  81. doi request reprint Reward processing in anorexia nervosa
    Charlotte Keating
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Monash University, Central Clinical School, The Alfred, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 50:567-75. 2012
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  82. doi request reprint Traumatic brain injury, major depression, and diffusion tensor imaging: making connections
    Jerome J Maller
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne Victoria, Australia
    Brain Res Rev 64:213-40. 2010
    ..A more recent brain imaging technique (diffusion tensor imaging; DTI) can measure the integrity of white matter by measuring the directionality or anisotropy of water molecule diffusion along the axons of nerve fibers...