F Levy

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Theories of autism
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:859-68. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cortical-subcortical re-entrant circuits and recurrent behaviour
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Child and Family East, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:752-8. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Dopamine vs noradrenaline: inverted-U effects and ADHD theories
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:101-8. 2009
  4. pmc Mirror neurons, birdsong, and human language: a hypothesis
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Front Psychiatry 2:78. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Stimulant side effects and inverted-U: implications for ADHD guidelines
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:217-21. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Comorbid ADHD and mental health disorders: are these children more likely to develop reading disorders?
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 5:21-8. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in ADHD subtype comorbidity
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:368-76. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint What do dopamine transporter and catechol-o-methyltransferase tell us about attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder? Pharmacogenomic implications
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:10-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Working memory, catecholamines and psychosis: illustrative case
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:74-7. 2007
  10. pmc Pharmacological and therapeutic directions in ADHD: Specificity in the PFC
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 4:12. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Theories of autism
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:859-68. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Cortical-subcortical re-entrant circuits and recurrent behaviour
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Child and Family East, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:752-8. 2006
    ..To explore the application of Parallel Distributed Processing (PDP) models to biological cortical-subcortical re-entrant circuits, and their implications for recurrent psychiatric symptomatology...
  3. doi request reprint Dopamine vs noradrenaline: inverted-U effects and ADHD theories
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:101-8. 2009
    ..Further studies utilizing delay-related firing paradigms should be useful in the investigation of attentional syndromes, and responses to newer pharmacological treatments...
  4. pmc Mirror neurons, birdsong, and human language: a hypothesis
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Front Psychiatry 2:78. 2011
    ..During a pre-linguistic "babbling" stage, recognition of native phonemic categories is established, allowing further development of subsequent prefrontal and linguistic circuits for sequential language capacity...
  5. doi request reprint Stimulant side effects and inverted-U: implications for ADHD guidelines
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:217-21. 2013
    ..To review literature relevant to a possible prediction of stimulant side effects in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), with implications for guidelines...
  6. doi request reprint Comorbid ADHD and mental health disorders: are these children more likely to develop reading disorders?
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 5:21-8. 2013
    ..In summary, both age and ADHD diagnosis were associated with variations in these comorbid disorders, and multiple comorbid disorders were associated with greater reading impairment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in ADHD subtype comorbidity
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:368-76. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint What do dopamine transporter and catechol-o-methyltransferase tell us about attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder? Pharmacogenomic implications
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:10-6. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Working memory, catecholamines and psychosis: illustrative case
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:74-7. 2007
    ..To briefly review the role of catecholamines in prefrontal functions and working memory as illustrated by a case study...
  10. pmc Pharmacological and therapeutic directions in ADHD: Specificity in the PFC
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 4:12. 2008
    ..Head to head comparisons of stimulant and noradrenergic alpha-2A, alpha-2B and alpha-2C agonists, utilizing vigilance and affective measures should help to clarify pharmacological and therapeutic differences...
  11. doi request reprint Internalizing versus externalizing comorbidity: neural circuit hypothesis
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:399-409. 2010
    ..Function depends on the degree of cooperative integration of goal orientation, Pavlovian stimulus response, and operant processing in cortical-subcortical circuits, and interventions may be targeted at any of these functions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Synaptic gating and ADHD: a biological theory of comorbidity of ADHD and anxiety
    Florence Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1589-96. 2004
    ..The use of DA partial agonists may also be of interest...
  13. ncbi request reprint Implications for Australia of the multimodal treatment study of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    F Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Avoca Clinic, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:45-8. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Timing, space and ADHD: the dopamine theory revisited
    F Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 35:504-11. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to review the dopamine theory of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in terms of advances made over the last decade...
  15. ncbi request reprint Project for a scientific psychiatry in the 21st century
    Florence Levy
    Avoca Clinic, Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:595-602. 2002
    ..To discuss potential advances in neuroscientific knowledge in the 21st century, enabling the realization of Freud's original vision of a basic biological science and an associated metapsychology...
  16. ncbi request reprint Working memory in ADHD: prefrontal/parietal connections
    F Levy
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Drug Targets 2:347-52. 2001
    ..While tonic dopamine activity in ventral striatum/accumbens gates inhibitory activity, dorsolateral prefrontal-parietal connections allow maintenance of working memory required for goal completion...
  17. ncbi request reprint A symposium on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Developments in treatment
    Florence Levy
    Prince of Wales Hospital and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:477-9. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a category or a continuum? Genetic analysis of a large-scale twin study
    F Levy
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 36:737-44. 1997
    ..To investigate heritability and continuum versus categorical approaches to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), using a large-scale twin sample...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the ADHD phenotype for genetic studies
    Jim Stevenson
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1 BJ, UK
    Dev Sci 8:115-21. 2005
    ..It is suggested that extending such studies beyond cognitive underpinnings to include physiological and metabolic markers might facilitate progress...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Australian Twin ADHD Project: current status and future directions
    Kellie S Bennett
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia 6945, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:718-26. 2006
    ..Recruitment, assessment and retention of twin families require a major commitment but create a significant resource for collaboration in areas outside the original aim...
  21. ncbi request reprint Replication of the latent class structure of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) subtypes in a sample of Australian twins
    Erik R Rasmussen
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:1018-28. 2002
    ..The objective of the current report is to determine if the latent class structure of ADHD subtypes can be replicated in a culturally distinct sample of female and male Australian twins...
  22. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology in child and adolescent twins with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and/or developmental coordination disorder
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:587-96. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed with emphasis on understanding and recognizing the relationship between ADHD, DCD, and depression in the assessment and intervention for children and adolescents with these disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and attrition in twin register studies of childhood behavior: the example of the Australian Twin ADHD Project
    David A Hay
    School of Psychology, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Twin Res 5:324-8. 2002
    ..We discuss strategies for limiting the loss of families and for ensuring comparability of data across registers with similar interests but different methods of recruitment and exclusion...
  24. ncbi request reprint Special twin environments, genetic influences and their effects on the handedness of twins and their siblings
    Sarah E Medland
    Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, 300 Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Twin Res 6:119-30. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint A twin study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder dimensions rated by the strengths and weaknesses of ADHD-symptoms and normal-behavior (SWAN) scale
    David A Hay
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 61:700-5. 2007
    ..While this has major implications for genetic designs that require extremely discordant and concordant (EDAC) siblings, little is known of the genetics of scales which seek to differentiate within the "no ADHD symptom" group...
  26. pmc Joint analysis of the DRD5 marker concludes association with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder confined to the predominantly inattentive and combined subtypes
    Naomi Lowe
    Department of Genetics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Am J Hum Genet 74:348-56. 2004
    ..The joint analysis showed association with the DRD5 locus (P=.00005; odds ratio 1.24; 95% confidence interval 1.12-1.38). This association appears to be confined to the predominantly inattentive and combined clinical subtypes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Familial clustering of latent class and DSM-IV defined attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) subtypes
    Erik R Rasmussen
    Departments of Psychiatry and Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:589-98. 2004
    ..Significant clustering of DSM-IV inattentive and combined subtypes, and significant clustering of the same latent classes among siblings was predicted...
  28. ncbi request reprint Should sluggish cognitive tempo symptoms be included in the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Richard D Todd
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:588-97. 2004
    ..To determine the impact of including sluggish cognitive tempo items on the factor and latent class structure of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) subtypes in boys and girls...