John McGrath

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The surprisingly rich contours of schizophrenia epidemiology
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Queensland, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:14-6. 2007
  2. pmc Increased de novo copy number variants in the offspring of older males
    T Flatscher-Bader
    Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e34. 2011
  3. pmc Health states for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder within the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study
    Alize J Ferrari
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 10:16. 2012
  4. pmc Decanalization, brain development and risk of schizophrenia
    J J McGrath
    Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e14. 2011
  5. pmc The association between delusional-like experiences, and tobacco, alcohol or cannabis use: a nationwide population-based survey
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:202. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Schizophrenia: a concise overview of incidence, prevalence, and mortality
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 30:67-76. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint New directions in the epidemiology of schizophrenia
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 190:S7-9. 2009
  8. pmc Developmental vitamin D deficiency and risk of schizophrenia: a 10-year update
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Center for Mental Health Research, The Park Center for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 36:1073-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypotheses desert us, while data defend us
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD, Australia
    Schizophr Res 102:27-8. 2008
  10. pmc The antecedents of schizophrenia: a review of birth cohort studies
    Joy Welham
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 35:603-23. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint The surprisingly rich contours of schizophrenia epidemiology
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Queensland, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:14-6. 2007
  2. pmc Increased de novo copy number variants in the offspring of older males
    T Flatscher-Bader
    Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e34. 2011
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that the offspring of older fathers have an increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders such as schizophrenia and autism by generation of de novo CNVs in the male germline...
  3. pmc Health states for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder within the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study
    Alize J Ferrari
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 10:16. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Decanalization, brain development and risk of schizophrenia
    J J McGrath
    Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e14. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc The association between delusional-like experiences, and tobacco, alcohol or cannabis use: a nationwide population-based survey
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:202. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to explore the association between DLE and three commonly used substances--tobacco, alcohol and cannabis...
  6. doi request reprint Schizophrenia: a concise overview of incidence, prevalence, and mortality
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 30:67-76. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the epidemiology of schizophrenia is characterized by prominent variability and gradients that can help guide future research...
  7. ncbi request reprint New directions in the epidemiology of schizophrenia
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 190:S7-9. 2009
    ..Epidemiology is good for generating candidate exposures but poor at proving them. Cross-disciplinary projects between epidemiology and neuroscience may help us understand the pathways leading to schizophrenia...
  8. pmc Developmental vitamin D deficiency and risk of schizophrenia: a 10-year update
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Center for Mental Health Research, The Park Center for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 36:1073-8. 2010
    ..This article provides a concise summary of the epidemiological and animal experimental research that has explored this hypothesis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypotheses desert us, while data defend us
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD, Australia
    Schizophr Res 102:27-8. 2008
  10. pmc The antecedents of schizophrenia: a review of birth cohort studies
    Joy Welham
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 35:603-23. 2009
    ..The aims of this article were to summarize key findings from BC studies in order to identify areas of convergence and to outline areas requiring further research...
  11. pmc Why schizophrenia epidemiology needs neurobiology--and vice versa
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 35:577-81. 2009
    ..We need to build shared discovery platforms that encourage greater cross-fertilization between schizophrenia epidemiology and basic neuroscience research...
  12. doi request reprint A systematic review of the association between common single nucleotide polymorphisms and 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Locked Bag 500, Richlands Q4077, Australia
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:471-7. 2010
    ..Further research is required in order to clarify the genetic architecture underlying 25OHD serum concentrations, and to unravel the mechanisms of action responsible for these associations...
  13. doi request reprint Association between cannabis use and psychosis-related outcomes using sibling pair analysis in a cohort of young adults
    John McGrath
    Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:440-7. 2010
    ..The use of sibling pair analysis reduces the influence of unmeasured residual confounding...
  14. pmc Protein expression in the nucleus accumbens of rats exposed to developmental vitamin D deficiency
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Richlands, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e2383. 2008
    ..Because the nucleus accumbens has been implicated in neuropsychiatric disorders, in the current study we examined protein expression in this region in adult rats exposed to DVD deficiency..
  15. ncbi request reprint Thought experiments on the incidence and prevalence of schizophrenia "under the influence" of cannabis
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Addiction 102:514-5; discussion 516-8. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint No association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 level and performance on psychometric tests in NHANES III
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 29:49-54. 2007
    ..We had the opportunity to examine the relationship between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D(3) [25(OH)D] levels and performance on various cognitive tasks, based on a large, representative community sample...
  17. pmc The impact of nonlinear exposure-risk relationships on seasonal time-series data: modelling Danish neonatal birth anthropometric data
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Q4076, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:45. 2007
    ..The aims of this paper are twofold: (a) to explore seasonal patterns in a large, Danish Medical Birth Register, and (b) to explore models based on seasonal exposures and a non-linear exposure-risk relationship...
  18. pmc Dissecting the heterogeneity of schizophrenia outcomes
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 34:247-8. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Growth in young adults who screen positive for non-affective psychosis: birth cohort study
    Joy Welham
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Park Centre for Mental Health, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:61-7. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint Paternal and maternal age as risk factors for psychosis: findings from Denmark, Sweden and Australia
    Ossama El-Saadi
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland Q4076, Australia
    Schizophr Res 67:227-36. 2004
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine both paternal and maternal age as risk factors for the broader category of psychosis...
  21. doi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of hallucinations in Australian adolescents: results from a national survey
    James Scott
    Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, 4029, Australia
    Schizophr Res 107:179-85. 2009
    ..Further research may assist in understanding the variable trajectory of children and adolescents who hallucinate...
  22. doi request reprint Correlates of delusion-like experiences in a non-psychotic community sample
    Daniel Varghese
    Department of Psychiatry, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:505-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine selected correlates of delusion-like experiences in a sample of non-psychotic individuals...
  23. doi request reprint Psychopathology during childhood and adolescence predicts delusional-like experiences in adults: a 21-year birth cohort study
    James Scott
    Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 166:567-74. 2009
    ..Community surveys have shown that many otherwise well individuals report delusional-like experiences. The authors examined psychopathology during childhood and adolescence as a predictor of delusional-like experiences in young adulthood...
  24. ncbi request reprint Low maternal vitamin D as a risk factor for schizophrenia: a pilot study using banked sera
    John McGrath
    Department of Psychiatry, Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, University of Queensland, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol Q4076, Australia
    Schizophr Res 63:73-8. 2003
    ..Evidence from epidemiology suggests that low maternal vitamin D may be a risk factor for schizophrenia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia, vitamin D, and brain development
    Alan Mackay-Sim
    School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
    Int Rev Neurobiol 59:351-80. 2004
    ..quot; We also discuss the possibility of a broader set of environmental and genetic factors interacting via the nuclear hormone receptors to affect the development of the brain leading to schizophrenia...
  26. doi request reprint The association between trauma and delusional-like experiences
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 189:259-64. 2011
    ..Further understanding of biological and cognitive pathways is required to unravel the association between trauma exposure and delusional-like experiences...
  27. ncbi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of Northern Hemisphere season of birth studies in schizophrenia
    Geoffrey Davies
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Wolston Park Hospital, Wacol, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 29:587-93. 2003
    ..271,p < 0.005). Furthermore, the shape of the seasonality in schizophrenia births varied by latitude band. These variations may encourage researchers to generate candidate seasonally fluctuating exposures...
  28. pmc A systematic review of the prevalence of schizophrenia
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia
    PLoS Med 2:e141. 2005
    ..The aims of this review are to systematically identify and collate studies describing the prevalence of schizophrenia, to summarize the findings of these studies, and to explore selected factors that may influence prevalence estimates...
  29. ncbi request reprint CTLA-4 single-nucleotide polymorphisms in a Caucasian population with schizophrenia
    Amanda L Jones
    The University of Queensland, UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Brain Behav Immun 23:347-50. 2009
    ..These results suggest a role for the 3' UTR SNP and/or variants in high linkage disequilibrium with this SNP in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia...
  30. pmc Directional and fluctuating asymmetry in finger and a-b ridge counts in psychosis: a case-control study
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 3:3. 2003
    ..Because ridges are fully formed by the end of the second trimester, they may provide clues to disturbed early development. The aim of this study was to assess these measures in a sample of patients with psychosis and normal controls...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association between trauma exposure and delusional experiences in a large community-based sample
    James Scott
    Kids in Mind Research, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane and Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Wacol, Queensland
    Br J Psychiatry 190:339-43. 2007
    ..Surveys have found that otherwise well individuals report delusional experiences. Previous studies have shown an association between psychotic symptoms and exposure to trauma...
  32. pmc Fibroblast and lymphoblast gene expression profiles in schizophrenia: are non-neural cells informative?
    Nicholas A Matigian
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e2412. 2008
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  33. ncbi request reprint Incidence of schizophrenia does not vary with economic status of the country: evidence from a systematic review
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD, 4076, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:338-40. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between economic status and the underlying incidence of schizophrenia based on a recently published systematic review of the incidence of schizophrenia...
  34. pmc A systematic review of the incidence of schizophrenia: the distribution of rates and the influence of sex, urbanicity, migrant status and methodology
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Q4076, Australia
    BMC Med 2:13. 2004
    ..The aims of this review are to systematically identify studies related to the incidence of schizophrenia, to describe the key features of these studies, and to explore the distribution of rates derived from these studies...
  35. pmc Service use for mental health problems in people with delusional-like experiences: a nationwide population based survey
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia School of Medicine, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e71951. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate mental health service use by people with DLEs...
  36. doi request reprint Refining clinical phenotypes by contrasting ethnically different populations with schizophrenia from Australia, India and Sarawak
    Duncan McLean
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 196:194-200. 2012
    ..The AAO site difference, however, has no obvious cultural or measurement bias explanation. Therefore, this may be an ideal candidate for use in genetic studies, given that genetic variants affecting AAO have already been proposed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Theo Vos
    School of Population Health, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Lancet 380:2163-96. 2012
    ..Neither effort quantified uncertainty in prevalence or years lived with disability (YLDs)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical association between smoking and olfactory identification in psychosis versus controls
    Duncan McLean
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland, 4076, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:81-3. 2004
    ..Deficits in olfactory identification have been demonstrated in patients with schizophrenia. This study examined the interaction between smoking and olfactory identification in patients with psychotic disorders versus well controls...
  39. doi request reprint Vitamin D in fetal brain development
    Darryl Eyles
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD, Australia
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 22:629-36. 2011
    ..Finally, we discuss the epidemiological data that suggests that vitamin D deficiency either in utero or in early life may have adverse neuropsychiatric implications...
  40. doi request reprint Modelling disease frequency measures in schizophrenia epidemiology
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental He Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Locked Bag 500, Sumner Park, Q4074, Australia
    Schizophr Res 104:246-54. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of mortality in schizophrenia: is the differential mortality gap worsening over time?
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol Q4076, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1123-31. 2007
    ..Despite improvements in mental health services in recent decades, it is unclear whether the risk of mortality in schizophrenia has changed over time...
  42. pmc Prevention and schizophrenia--the role of dietary factors
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 37:272-83. 2011
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  43. ncbi request reprint No significant association between prenatal exposure poliovirus epidemics and psychosis
    Matthew Cahill
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, Wolston Park Hospital, Wacol, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:373-5. 2002
    ..To examine the association between prenatal exposure to poliovirus infection and later development of schizophrenia or affective psychosis in a Southern Hemisphere psychiatric register...
  44. doi request reprint Meta-analyses of the incidence and prevalence of schizophrenia: conceptual and methodological issues
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Locked Bag 500, Richlands, Q4077, Australia
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:55-61. 2008
    ..When used with appropriate caution, meta-analysis can complement the synthesis of frequency data in epidemiology; however, researchers interested in variation should not rely on meta-analysis alone...
  45. ncbi request reprint Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research: the first 17 years
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:533-41. 2005
    ..To reflect on the establishment and evolution of the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research...
  46. pmc The association between physical health and delusional-like experiences: a general population study
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e18566. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore associations between the common physical disorders and DLE using a large population sample...
  47. doi request reprint A sensitive LC/MS/MS assay of 25OH vitamin D3 and 25OH vitamin D2 in dried blood spots
    Darryl Eyles
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Q4076, Australia
    Clin Chim Acta 403:145-51. 2009
    ..While a number of methods exist to measure 25OHD in sera, none have been specifically developed to examine dried blood spots (DBS)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Psychotic-like experiences in the general community: the correlates of CIDI psychosis screen items in an Australian sample
    James Scott
    Mater Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:231-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the demographic correlates of individuals who endorse psychosis screening items in a large general community sample...
  49. pmc Psychotic-like experiences in major depression and anxiety disorders: a population-based survey in young adults
    Daniel Varghese
    Department of Psychiatry, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 37:389-93. 2011
    ..However, it is unclear if these experiences are associated with common mental disorders. The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of psychotic-like experiences in those with affective and anxiety disorders...
  50. ncbi request reprint Transient prenatal Vitamin D deficiency is associated with hyperlocomotion in adult rats
    Thomas H J Burne
    Centre for Molecular Neurobiology, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 154:549-55. 2004
    ..Thus, transient prenatal Vitamin D deficiency induces hyperlocomotion in adulthood, without severe motor abnormalities...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hyperlocomotion associated with transient prenatal vitamin D deficiency is ameliorated by acute restraint
    Thomas H J Burne
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 174:119-24. 2006
    ..The time spent in the centre was not altered by prenatal diet or acute restraint. Thus, transient prenatal vitamin D deficiency induces a transient spontaneous hyperlocomotion in adulthood that is modulated by acute restraint stress...
  52. pmc Paternal age and general cognitive ability-a cross sectional study of Danish male conscripts
    John McGrath
    Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Richlands, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e77444. 2013
    ..The main objective of this study was to explore the association between paternal age at offspring birth and general cognitive ability as young adults...
  53. ncbi request reprint Maternal vitamin D3 deprivation and the regulation of apoptosis and cell cycle during rat brain development
    Pauline Ko
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Brisbane, Australia
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 153:61-8. 2004
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  54. ncbi request reprint Maintaining and updating semantic context in schizophrenia: an investigation of the effects of multiple remote primes
    Helen J Chenery
    Center for Research in Language Processing and Linguistics, Division of Speech Pathology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 126:241-52. 2004
    ..The results support and extend the hypothesis that schizophrenia is associated with concurrent increases in tonic dopamine activity and decreases in phasic dopamine activity...
  55. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation during the first year of life and risk of schizophrenia: a Finnish birth cohort study
    John McGrath
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Schizophr Res 67:237-45. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the association between the use of vitamin D supplements during the first year of life and risk of developing schizophrenia...
  56. ncbi request reprint Minor physical anomalies and quantitative measures of the head and face in patients with psychosis
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, Wolston Park Hospital, Wacol Q4076, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:458-64. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine minor physical anomalies and quantitative measures of the head and face in patients with psychosis vs healthy controls...
  57. ncbi request reprint Substance misuse in patients with schizophrenia: epidemiology and management
    David J Kavanagh
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Drugs 62:743-55. 2002
    ..Several pharmacotherapies for substance misuse can be used safely in people with schizophrenia, but the evidence base is small and guidelines for their use are necessarily derived from experience in the general population...
  58. doi request reprint Developmental vitamin D deficiency alters dopamine-mediated behaviors and dopamine transporter function in adult female rats
    James P Kesby
    School of Biomedical Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208:159-68. 2010
    ..DVD-deficient adult rats show novelty-induced hyperlocomotion and an enhanced locomotor response to MK-801, which can be ameliorated by pretreatment with the antipsychotic drug haloperidol...
  59. doi request reprint Neonatal vitamin D status and risk of schizophrenia: a population-based case-control study
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:889-94. 2010
    ..Clues from the epidemiology of schizophrenia suggest that low levels of developmental vitamin D may be associated with increased risk of schizophrenia...
  60. doi request reprint Developmental vitamin D (DVD) deficiency alters pup-retrieval but not isolation-induced pup ultrasonic vocalizations in the rat
    Thomas H J Burne
    Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Physiol Behav 102:201-4. 2011
    ..We speculate that the altered maternal-pup interactions identified in the DVD model may impact on early periods of brain development and behaviour...
  61. doi request reprint Advanced paternal age is associated with alterations in discrete behavioural domains and cortical neuroanatomy of C57BL/6J mice
    Claire J Foldi
    Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Neurosci 31:556-64. 2010
    ..Male APA mice had thinner cortices at birth and increased cortical volume as adults. This animal model may assist in exploring the mechanism of action linking APA with disorders such as schizophrenia and autism...
  62. doi request reprint The utility of neonatal dried blood spots for the assessment of neonatal vitamin D status
    Darryl W Eyles
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:303-8. 2010
    ..They could be used for case-control studies investigating the association between perinatal vitamin D status and later health outcomes...
  63. ncbi request reprint Evidence of altered prefrontal-thalamic circuitry in schizophrenia: an optimized diffusion MRI study
    Stephen E Rose
    Centre for Magnetic Resonance, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Australia
    Neuroimage 32:16-22. 2006
    ..001). This study has shown for the first time that MD measures offer an alternative strategy for investigating altered prefrontal-thalamic circuitry in schizophrenia...
  64. ncbi request reprint The association between birth weight, season of birth and latitude
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Ann Hum Biol 32:547-59. 2005
    ..Birth weight is known to fluctuate with month of birth and with latitude; however the mechanisms underlying these gradients remain unclear...
  65. ncbi request reprint The neurodevelopmental hypothesis of schizophrenia: a review of recent developments
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Center for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Ann Med 35:86-93. 2003
    ..The NDH has provided great impetus to the schizophrenia research community. Recent versions of the hypothesis have encouraged more focused and testable hypotheses...
  66. pmc Variations in the incidence of schizophrenia: data versus dogma
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076 Australia
    Schizophr Bull 32:195-7. 2006
    ..In addition, the prevalence of schizophrenia is also characterized by prominent variation. The realization that schizophrenia is characterized by rich and informative gradients will serve as a catalyst for future research...
  67. ncbi request reprint Event-related potential correlates of impaired visuospatial working memory in schizophrenia
    Allison M Cameron
    Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory, Medical School, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Psychophysiology 40:702-15. 2003
    ..The results indicate that patients with schizophrenia generate less maintenance phase neuronal activity during WM performance, especially under conditions of distraction...
  68. ncbi request reprint Seasonal fluctuations in birth weight and neonatal limb length; does prenatal vitamin D influence neonatal size and shape?
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 81:609-18. 2005
    ..Birth weight is known to fluctuate with season of birth, however, there is little information about seasonal variation in neonatal anthropometric measures...
  69. ncbi request reprint Developmental vitamin D deficiency alters MK 801-induced hyperlocomotion in the adult rat: An animal model of schizophrenia
    James P Kesby
    School of Biomedical Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 60:591-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the impact of selected psychotropic agents and one well-known antipsychotic agent on the behavioral phenotype of DVD deplete rats...
  70. ncbi request reprint Developmental vitamin D (DVD) deficiency in the rat alters adult behaviour independently of HPA function
    Darryl W Eyles
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Wacol, The School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, and Perinatal Research Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:958-64. 2006
    ..We conclude that the behavioural alterations induced by DVD deficiency are due to some adverse event in brain development rather than via an alteration in stress response...
  71. ncbi request reprint Association study of the dystrobrevin-binding gene with schizophrenia in Australian and Indian samples
    Elizabeth G Holliday
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park, Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:531-9. 2006
    ..More comprehensive studies in multiple samples will be required to determine whether specific DTNBP1 variants function as risk factors for schizophrenia...
  72. ncbi request reprint Working memory correlates of three symptom clusters in schizophrenia
    Allison M Cameron
    Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory, Medical School, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 110:49-61. 2002
    ..The present study provides evidence that the positive, negative and disorganised symptom dimensions of the PANSS constitute independent clusters, associated with unique patterns of working memory impairment...
  73. ncbi request reprint Age-at-first-registration for affective psychosis and schizophrenia
    Joy L Welham
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Queensland, Wolston Park Hospital, Wacol, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 30:849-53. 2004
    ..This finding suggests that factors influencing age-at-first-registration for schizophrenia and affective psychosis may be similar, especially for females...
  74. ncbi request reprint Season of birth is associated with anthropometric and neurocognitive outcomes during infancy and childhood in a general population birth cohort
    John J McGrath
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD, Australia
    Schizophr Res 81:91-100. 2006
    ..Winter/spring birth, while associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia, is generally associated with superior outcomes with respect to physical and cognitive development...
  75. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D3-implications for brain development
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 89:557-60. 2004
    ..It remains to be seen if these processes are of clinical relevance in humans, but in light of the high rates of hypovitaminosis D in pregnant women and neonates, this area warrants further scrutiny...
  76. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Gaining traction on the epidemiologic landscape of schizophrenia
    John J McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, Park Centre for Mental Health, University of Queensland, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 158:301-4. 2003
  77. ncbi request reprint Distribution of the vitamin D receptor and 1 alpha-hydroxylase in human brain
    Darryl W Eyles
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 29:21-30. 2005
    ..The widespread distribution of 1alpha-OHase and the VDR suggests that Vitamin D may have autocrine/paracrine properties in the human brain...
  78. ncbi request reprint Age-at-first-registration and heterogeneity in affective psychoses
    Joy L Welham
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, Wacol, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:66-9. 2003
    ..This paper examines the influence of heterogeneity on the age-at-first-registration distribution for the ICD-9 diagnostic group 'affective psychosis'...
  79. ncbi request reprint Correlates of victimisation amongst people with psychosis
    Benjamin Chapple
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol Qld 4076, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:836-40. 2004
    ..The participants were asked if they had been a victim of violence in the previous year. The association between selected demographic and clinical variables and being a victim of violence was examined using logistic regression...
  80. ncbi request reprint Developmental vitamin D deficiency alters adult behaviour in 129/SvJ and C57BL/6J mice
    Lauren R Harms
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 187:343-50. 2008
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Maternal vitamin D depletion alters neurogenesis in the developing rat brain
    Xiaoying Cui
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dev Neurosci 25:227-32. 2007
    ..These results show that vitamin D can regulate cell proliferation in the developing brain. Further studies are warranted to examine the underlying mechanisms for these findings...
  82. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency during various stages of pregnancy in the rat; its impact on development and behaviour in adult offspring
    Darryl W Eyles
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:227-34. 2007
    ..These findings suggest there may be a therapeutic window for maternal dietary intervention in the DVD model of psychosis...
  83. ncbi request reprint Swimming behaviour and post-swimming activity in Vitamin D receptor knockout mice
    Thomas H J Burne
    Neurobiology Program, Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 69:74-8. 2006
    ..Differences in muscle strength may confound tests of activity that are used to infer an "anxious" phenotype...
  84. ncbi request reprint Cell cycle alterations in biopsied olfactory neuroepithelium in schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder using cell culture and gene expression analyses
    Richard D McCurdy
    Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
    Schizophr Res 82:163-73. 2006
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Modelling the incidence and mortality of psychotic disorders: data from the second Australian national survey of psychosis
    Sukanta Saha
    1Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 48:352-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to model estimates related to (a) the incidence of psychotic disorders and (b) the mortality associated with these disorders based on a large, population-based prevalence study...
  86. ncbi request reprint An on-line investigation of lexical ambiguity processing in schizophrenia
    David Copland
    Center for Research in Language Processing and Linguistics, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Brain Cogn 48:324-7. 2002
    ..At 1250 ms ISI, a pattern of nonselective meaning facilitation was obtained. These results suggest an attentional breakdown in the sustained inhibition of meanings on the basis of lexical context...
  87. ncbi request reprint Olfactory neural cells: an untapped diagnostic and therapeutic resource. The 2000 Ogura Lecture
    Christopher Perry
    Department of Surgery, University of Queensland, Australia
    Laryngoscope 112:603-7. 2002
    ..This is an overview of the cellular biology of upper nasal mucosal cells that have special characteristics that enable them to be used to diagnose and study congenital neurological diseases and to aid neural repair...
  88. ncbi request reprint Long-term trends in sunshine duration and its association with schizophrenia birth rates and age at first registration--data from Australia and the Netherlands
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Wolston Park Hospital, Q4076, Wacol, Australia
    Schizophr Res 54:199-212. 2002
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor haplotype analysis amongst schizophrenia probands from four distinct populations in the Asia-Pacific region
    Herlina Y Handoko
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park, Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 121:1-6. 2003
    ..Taken together, these data provide no support for the involvement of TNF promoter variants TNF(-308), TNF(-376), and TNF(-238) in schizophrenia susceptibility within four ethnically distinct cohorts...
  90. ncbi request reprint Behavioural characterization of vitamin D receptor knockout mice
    Thomas H J Burne
    Centre for Molecular Neurobiology, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 157:299-308. 2005
    ..Therefore, it appears that VDR -/- mice have muscular and motor impairments that significantly affects locomotor behaviour but seemingly no impairments in cognition as indicated by exploration, working memory or anxiety...
  91. doi request reprint Developmental vitamin D3 deficiency induces alterations in immune organ morphology and function in adult offspring
    Louise Harvey
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:239-42. 2010
    ..Given an increased incidence of vitamin D3 deficiency in women of child-bearing age these findings may be highly relevant for autoimmune disorders with a developmental basis...
  92. ncbi request reprint 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 induces nerve growth factor, promotes neurite outgrowth and inhibits mitosis in embryonic rat hippocampal neurons
    Jillanne Brown
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 343:139-43. 2003
    ..The role of vitamin D(3) during brain development warrants closer scrutiny...
  93. pmc Advanced paternal age is associated with impaired neurocognitive outcomes during infancy and childhood
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Richlands, Australia
    PLoS Med 6:e40. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between paternal age and performance on neurocognitive measures during infancy and childhood...
  94. doi request reprint Maternal age and paternal age are associated with distinct childhood behavioural outcomes in a general population birth cohort
    Sukanta Saha
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Locked Bag 500, Richlands Q4077, Australia
    Schizophr Res 115:130-5. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between paternal and maternal ages and selected behavioural measures in children using a large birth cohort...
  95. doi request reprint Airway bacterial interactions and impact on host immune responses
    Jennelle Kyd
    Institute for Health and Social Science Research, School of Medical and Applied Science, CQ University Australia, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 72:116-20. 2011
    ....
  96. doi request reprint The incidence of Streptococcus pneumoniae otitis media is affected by the polymicrobial environment particularly Moraxella catarrhalis in a mouse nasal colonisation model
    Ajay Krishnamurthy
    Capricornia Centre for Mucosal Immunology, CQUniversity, Queensland, Australia
    Microbes Infect 11:545-53. 2009
    ..The study has shown that the composition of bacteria in the nasal cavity and respiratory viral infection significantly affected the OM incidence rate, duration of infection and bacterial load (severity)...
  97. ncbi request reprint Combined prenatal and chronic postnatal vitamin D deficiency in rats impairs prepulse inhibition of acoustic startle
    Thomas H J Burne
    Centre for Molecular Neurobiology, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Physiol Behav 81:651-5. 2004
    ..We conclude that combined prenatal and chronic postnatal hypovitaminosis D, but not early life hypovitaminosis D, alters PPI...
  98. ncbi request reprint Executive control of working memory in schizophrenia
    Joanne Oram
    Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory, Edith Cavell Building Medical School, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 135:81-90. 2005
    ....
  99. doi request reprint Developmental vitamin D deficiency alters dopamine turnover in neonatal rat forebrain
    James P Kesby
    School of Biomedical Science, University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 461:155-8. 2009
    ..Correspondingly, expression of the enzyme required for this conversion, catechol-O-methyl transferase (COMT), was decreased. These results suggest that DVD-deficiency influences dopamine turnover during development...
  100. ncbi request reprint Regulation of adult olfactory neurogenesis by insulin-like growth factor-I
    Richard D McCurdy
    Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111, Australia
    Eur J Neurosci 22:1581-8. 2005
    ..These effects appear to be similar to the cellular effects of IGF-I in the developing nervous system...
  101. doi request reprint Associations between early development and outcome in schizophrenia--A 35-year follow-up of the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort
    Erika Jaaskelainen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Finland, P O Box 5000, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Schizophr Res 99:29-37. 2008
    ..We conclude that risk factors for schizophrenia are not necessarily prognostic factors...