Sharon L Naismith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Enhancing memory in late-life depression: the effects of a combined psychoeducation and cognitive training program
    Sharon L Naismith
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:240-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Impaired implicit sequence learning in depression: a probe for frontostriatal dysfunction?
    Sharon L Naismith
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:313-23. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Fronto-striatal correlates of impaired implicit sequence learning in major depression: an fMRI study
    Sharon L Naismith
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 125:256-61. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of oral appliance therapy on neurobehavioral functioning in obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized controlled trial
    Sharon L Naismith
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, St George Hospital, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:374-80. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Sleep well, think well: sleep-wake disturbance in mild cognitive impairment
    Sharon L Naismith
    Ageing Brain Centre, Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 23:123-30. 2010
  6. pmc Disability in major depression related to self-rated and objectively-measured cognitive deficits: a preliminary study
    Sharon L Naismith
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 7:32. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Does sleep disturbance mediate neuropsychological functioning in older people with depression?
    Sharon L Naismith
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 94 Mallet Street, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
    J Affect Disord 116:139-43. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive training in affective disorders improves memory: a preliminary study using the NEAR approach
    Sharon L Naismith
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 121:258-62. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Emotion recognition in mild cognitive impairment: relationship to psychosocial disability and caregiver burden
    Donna McCade
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 26:165-73. 2013
  10. pmc Neuropsychological and socio-occupational functioning in young psychiatric outpatients: a longitudinal investigation
    Rico S C Lee
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e58176. 2013

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Publications80

  1. doi request reprint Enhancing memory in late-life depression: the effects of a combined psychoeducation and cognitive training program
    Sharon L Naismith
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:240-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a multifactorial cognitive training (CT) program for older people with a lifetime history of depressive disorder...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impaired implicit sequence learning in depression: a probe for frontostriatal dysfunction?
    Sharon L Naismith
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:313-23. 2006
    ..Consequently, it is ideally suited for testing elements of the frontostriatal model of major depression and performance can be related to key clinical, neuropsychological, vascular and biochemical data...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fronto-striatal correlates of impaired implicit sequence learning in major depression: an fMRI study
    Sharon L Naismith
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 125:256-61. 2010
    ..This study sought to probe the integrity of fronto-striatal circuits using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in conjunction with a theoretically-driven motor sequencing implicit learning (IL) task...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of oral appliance therapy on neurobehavioral functioning in obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized controlled trial
    Sharon L Naismith
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, St George Hospital, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:374-80. 2005
    ..This study aimed to assess the efficacy of a custom-made mandibular advancement splint for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with respect to neuropsychological functioning and mood state...
  5. doi request reprint Sleep well, think well: sleep-wake disturbance in mild cognitive impairment
    Sharon L Naismith
    Ageing Brain Centre, Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 23:123-30. 2010
    ..This preliminary data suggests that sleep-wake disturbance in nonamnestic forms of MCI is related to cognitive functioning and may be indicative of shared neurobiological underpinnings...
  6. pmc Disability in major depression related to self-rated and objectively-measured cognitive deficits: a preliminary study
    Sharon L Naismith
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 7:32. 2007
    ..This study examined the relationships between self-rated disability in persons with MD and both self-rated and objectively-measured cognitive functioning...
  7. doi request reprint Does sleep disturbance mediate neuropsychological functioning in older people with depression?
    Sharon L Naismith
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 94 Mallet Street, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
    J Affect Disord 116:139-43. 2009
    ..However, the association between sleep disturbance and neuropsychological functioning in depression has not been well evaluated. The current study therefore aimed to investigate these relationships...
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive training in affective disorders improves memory: a preliminary study using the NEAR approach
    Sharon L Naismith
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 121:258-62. 2010
    ..Some of these changes persist despite antidepressant treatment. While research in other areas of psychiatry has shown cognitive training techniques to be effective, only one study has evaluated this approach in depression...
  9. doi request reprint Emotion recognition in mild cognitive impairment: relationship to psychosocial disability and caregiver burden
    Donna McCade
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 26:165-73. 2013
    ..Emerging evidence supports the presence of very early emotion recognition difficulties in mild cognitive impairment (MCI); however, the relationship between these impairments and psychosocial measures is not yet explored...
  10. pmc Neuropsychological and socio-occupational functioning in young psychiatric outpatients: a longitudinal investigation
    Rico S C Lee
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e58176. 2013
    ..The current study extended these findings to young and early-course psychiatric outpatients, with the aim of identifying cognitive markers that predict later socio-occupational functioning...
  11. doi request reprint Exploring the cortical and subcortical functional magnetic resonance imaging changes associated with freezing in Parkinson's disease
    James M Shine
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Brain 136:1204-15. 2013
    ..These results provide novel insights into the pathophysiology underlying freezing of gait and lend support to models of freezing of gait that implicate dysfunction across coordinated neural networks...
  12. doi request reprint Social cognitive performance as a marker of positive psychotic symptoms in young people seeking help for mental health problems
    Adam J Guastella
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Schizophr Res 149:77-82. 2013
    ..Research is also needed to investigate whether targeted social cognition treatments reduce risk for the development of positive psychotic symptoms. ..
  13. pmc Mismatch negativity/P3a complex in young people with psychiatric disorders: a cluster analysis
    Manreena Kaur
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e51871. 2012
    ..A data driven approach may help to further elucidate novel patterns of MMN/P3a amplitudes that characterise distinct subgroups in patients with emerging psychiatric disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychomotor slowing in older patients with major depression: Relationships with blood flow in the caudate nucleus and white matter lesions
    Ian B Hickie
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 155:211-20. 2007
    ..Reduced %rCBF is associated with demonstrable psychomotor slowing and presence of WMLs. While psychomotor slowing is determined in part by subcortical changes, other cortical and illness-dependent factors are likely to be relevant...
  15. doi request reprint Reduced temporal mismatch negativity in late-life depression: an event-related potential index of cognitive deficit and functional disability?
    Sharon L Naismith
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 138:71-8. 2012
    ..This study examined MMN elicited by duration deviant stimuli in older people with lifetime depression, and explored its relationship with neuropsychological functioning and disability...
  16. doi request reprint Reduced mismatch negativity in mild cognitive impairment: associations with neuropsychological performance
    Loren Mowszowski
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, 94 Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 30:209-19. 2012
    ..These findings overall suggest that MMN may be a viable neurophysiological biomarker of underlying disease in this 'at risk' group...
  17. doi request reprint Sleep disturbance relates to neuropsychological functioning in late-life depression
    Sharon L Naismith
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Australia
    J Affect Disord 132:139-45. 2011
    ..Sleep-wake disturbance in older people is a risk factor for depression onset and recurrence. The aim of this study was to determine if objective sleep-wake disturbance in late-life depression relates to neuropsychological functioning...
  18. doi request reprint Applying clinical staging to young people who present for mental health care
    Ian B Hickie
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales
    Early Interv Psychiatry 7:31-43. 2013
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  19. pmc Thoughts of death or suicidal ideation are common in young people aged 12 to 30 years presenting for mental health care
    Elizabeth M Scott
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 100 Mallet Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:234. 2012
    ..This study determines the socio-demographic, psychopathological and illness-stage correlates of suicidal ideation in young persons attending headspace services...
  20. pmc Differential neural activation patterns in patients with Parkinson's disease and freezing of gait in response to concurrent cognitive and motor load
    James M Shine
    Parkinson s Disease Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e52602. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Distinguishing young people with emerging bipolar disorders from those with unipolar depression
    Elizabeth M Scott
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 100 Mallet Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Affect Disord 144:208-15. 2013
    ..To facilitate early intervention, there is a need to distinguish unipolar versus bipolar illness trajectories in adolescents and young adults with adult-type mood disorders...
  22. ncbi request reprint Glutathione relates to neuropsychological functioning in mild cognitive impairment
    Shantel L Duffy
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    Alzheimers Dement 10:67-75. 2014
    ..This study aims to assess in vivo levels of glutathione via proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in patients with MCI and to determine how glutathione relates to cognitive decline...
  23. ncbi request reprint Circadian misalignment and sleep disruption in mild cognitive impairment
    Sharon L Naismith
    Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 38:857-66. 2014
    ..While it is evident that Alzheimer's disease is associated with disturbed sleep and circadian rhythms, the extent to which such changes are evident in older people 'at risk' of developing dementia is unknown...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning is compromised in binge drinking young adults with depression
    Daniel F Hermens
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:256-62. 2013
    ..The findings suggest that when treating young people with a depressive disorder, strategies targeting binge drinking may contribute to preventing potential neurobiological changes underlying poorer long-term clinical outcomes. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease is associated with functional decoupling between the cognitive control network and the basal ganglia
    James M Shine
    1 Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Brain 136:3671-81. 2013
    ..These results support the hypothesis that freezing behaviour in Parkinson's disease is because of impaired communication between complimentary yet competing neural networks. ..
  26. pmc Social cognition deficits and psychopathic traits in young people seeking mental health treatment
    Anita van Zwieten
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e67753. 2013
    ..Research is needed to establish the directionality of this relationship and to determine whether social cognition training is an effective treatment amongst young people with psychopathic tendencies. ..
  27. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances in Parkinson disease and their potential role in heterogeneity
    David G Gunn
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 23:131-7. 2010
    ..It also emphasizes the need for further studies that explore the heterogeneity of all disease features in PD...
  28. pmc Psychological distress and quality of life in older persons: relative contributions of fixed and modifiable risk factors
    Joanna Atkins
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:249. 2013
    ..This study aims to investigate the fixed and modifiable risk factors of psychological distress and QOL in a cohort of Australians aged 60 and over living in residential and community settings...
  29. pmc Rethinking the dose-response relationship between usage and outcome in an online intervention for depression: randomized controlled trial
    Liesje Donkin
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e231. 2013
    ..Analysis of alternative measures of usage and their relationship to outcome may help to understand how much of the intervention users may need to obtain a clinically significant benefit from the program...
  30. doi request reprint Improving memory in Parkinson's disease: a healthy brain ageing cognitive training program
    Sharon L Naismith
    Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    Mov Disord 28:1097-103. 2013
    ..It also appeared successful for increasing awareness of adaptive and/or compensatory cognitive strategies, as well as modifiable risk factors to optimize brain functioning...
  31. pmc Correlating anterior insula gray matter volume changes in young people with clinical and neurocognitive outcomes: an MRI study
    Sean N Hatton
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:45. 2012
    ..This study examined the relationship between anterior insula GMV, clinical symptom severity and neuropsychological performance in a heterogeneous cohort of young people presenting for mental health care...
  32. ncbi request reprint Investigating visual misperceptions in Parkinson's disease: a novel behavioral paradigm
    James M Shine
    Parkinson s Disease Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Mov Disord 27:500-5. 2012
    ..We propose that the BPP may offer a novel approach for exploring the neural correlates underlying visual hallucinations and misperceptions in PD...
  33. doi request reprint Sleep-wake changes and cognition in neurodegenerative disease
    Sharon L Naismith
    Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic, Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Prog Brain Res 190:21-52. 2011
    ..Such research will hopefully lead to targeted early intervention approaches for cognitive decline in older people...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impaired MMN/P3a complex in first-episode psychosis: cognitive and psychosocial associations
    Daniel F Hermens
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:822-9. 2010
    ..Such deficits in FEP appear to have important links with higher-order cognitive and psychosocial functioning...
  35. doi request reprint Neuropsychological clustering highlights cognitive differences in young people presenting with depressive symptoms
    Daniel F Hermens
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:267-76. 2011
    ..Distinct neuropsychological profiling may help to predict later psychiatric outcomes and enhance individually-tailored early intervention strategies...
  36. doi request reprint Can older "at risk" adults benefit from psychoeducation targeting healthy brain aging?
    Louisa M Norrie
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:413-24. 2011
    ..The current study sought to investigate whether older adults "at risk" of cognitive decline benefit from psychoeducation targeting healthy brain aging...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impaired verbal memory in young adults with unipolar and bipolar depression
    Daniel F Hermens
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 4:227-33. 2010
    ..Specifically, deficits in verbal memory have been linked to depression in young people. This study examined whether young adults with unipolar compared with bipolar depression showed similar neurocognitive deficits...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cognitive training enhances pre-attentive neurophysiological responses in older adults 'at risk' of dementia
    Loren Mowszowski
    Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 41:1095-108. 2014
    ..Cognitive Training (CT) is an intervention which has been shown to improve aspects of cognition, but the pathophysiological mechanisms contributing to its efficacy are unknown...
  39. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations between mismatch negativity and disability in early schizophrenia- and affective-spectrum disorders
    Manreena Kaur
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 46:161-9. 2013
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  40. pmc Sleep-wake cycle in young and older persons with a lifetime history of mood disorders
    Rébecca Robillard
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e87763. 2014
    ..Conversely, disruptions in sleep consolidation seem more stable across age...
  41. doi request reprint Delayed sleep phase in young people with unipolar or bipolar affective disorders
    Rébecca Robillard
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Affect Disord 145:260-3. 2013
    ..Despite marked changes in circadian rhythms during the normal course of adolescence and young adulthood, less is known about changes in the 24-h sleep-wake cycle in young persons with mood disorders...
  42. doi request reprint The neurobiology of depression in later-life: clinical, neuropsychological, neuroimaging and pathophysiological features
    Sharon L Naismith
    Ageing Brain Centre, Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Prog Neurobiol 98:99-143. 2012
    ..Ultimately, future research must aim to evaluate whether basic biomedical knowledge can be successfully translated into enhanced health outcomes via the implementation of early intervention paradigms...
  43. doi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning in Parkinson's disease: differential relationships with self-reported sleep-wake disturbances
    Sharon L Naismith
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    Mov Disord 26:1537-41. 2011
    ..However, prior studies exploring the association between specific sleep-wake disturbances and neuropsychological functions have been limited...
  44. doi request reprint Early intervention for cognitive decline: is there a role for multiple medical or behavioural interventions?
    Sharon L Naismith
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 3:19-27. 2009
    ..Evidence for the beneficial effects of providing relevant interventions is assessed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological performance in patients with depression is associated with clinical, etiological and genetic risk factors
    Sharon L Naismith
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:866-77. 2003
    ..These findings underscore the need to consider subtypes when investigating neuropsychological deficits in patients with depression...
  46. pmc Quality of life in Parkinson's disease caregivers: the contribution of personality traits
    Eloise H Tew
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Biomed Res Int 2013:151872. 2013
    ..Thus, screening for neuroticism may help identify those caregivers who would benefit from intervention strategies, which could in the long term help reduce the need for nursing home placement of Parkinson's disease patients. ..
  47. doi request reprint Fronto-striatal atrophy correlates of inhibitory dysfunction in Parkinson's disease versus behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia
    Claire O'Callaghan
    Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, Australia
    Cortex 49:1833-43. 2013
    ..Instead, there is the suggestion that dopaminergic therapy interacts with existing neuroanatomical and/or neurochemical abnormalities, to produce impulsive behaviour in certain vulnerable patients...
  48. pmc Microstructural white matter changes in the corpus callosum of young people with Bipolar Disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Jim Lagopoulos
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e59108. 2013
    ..Our findings provide evidence of microstructural white matter changes early in the course of illness within the corpus callosum and the nature of these changes suggest they are associated with abnormalities in the myelination of axons...
  49. doi request reprint Anterior cingulate integrity: executive and neuropsychiatric features in Parkinson's disease
    Simon J G Lewis
    Ageing Brain Center, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Mov Disord 27:1262-7. 2012
    ..These results suggest that loss of neuronal integrity within the ACC plays an important role in the pathophysiology underlying executive functioning and visual hallucinations in PD. © 2012 Movement Disorder Society...
  50. doi request reprint Using informant reports to detect cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment
    Ruby S M Tsang
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:967-73. 2012
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  51. pmc Frontal lobe changes occur early in the course of affective disorders in young people
    Jim Lagopoulos
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:4. 2012
    ..Contrasts were carried out between controls subjects and patients cohorts with attenuated syndromes and discrete disorders, separately...
  52. ncbi request reprint The specific contributions of set-shifting to freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease
    Sharon L Naismith
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Mov Disord 25:1000-4. 2010
    ..This was apparent even after controlling for slowed processing speed, disease stage and depressive symptoms. The results support the recently proposed hypothesis for the pathophysiology underlying FOG in PD...
  53. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter gene status predicts caudate nucleus but not amygdala or hippocampal volumes in older persons with major depression
    Ian B Hickie
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 100 Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Affect Disord 98:137-42. 2007
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Utilising functional MRI (fMRI) to explore the freezing phenomenon in Parkinson's disease
    James M Shine
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 18:807-10. 2011
    ..The results of this single study highlight the potential utility of this approach in elucidating the underlying neural correlate of freezing behaviour in PD...
  55. doi request reprint How does social functioning in the early stages of psychosis relate to depression and social anxiety?
    Catherine Chudleigh
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, New South Wales, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 5:224-32. 2011
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Emotion recognition deficits exist in mild cognitive impairment, but only in the amnestic subtype
    Donna McCade
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney
    Psychol Aging 28:840-52. 2013
    ..These findings may have implications for early diagnosis, prognosis, and clinical management...
  57. ncbi request reprint Using virtual reality to explore the role of conflict resolution and environmental salience in freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease
    Elie Matar
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Level 4, Building F, 94 Mallett St, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:937-42. 2013
    ..Recent studies have suggested that freezing is related to both impairments in conflict resolution as well as the processing of environmentally salient information...
  58. ncbi request reprint The role of dysfunctional attentional control networks in visual misperceptions in Parkinson's disease
    James M Shine
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:2206-19. 2014
    ..These findings are consistent with specific predictions from a recently proposed hypothesis that implicates dysfunction within attentional networks in Parkinsonian hallucinations...
  59. doi request reprint Recent advances in sleep-wake cycle and biological rhythms in bipolar disorder
    Rébecca Robillard
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, 94 Mallett St, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 15:402. 2013
    ..Increasing evidence now supports the integration of behavioural or pharmacological therapeutic strategies that target the sleep-wake and circadian systems in the ongoing treatment of various phases of bipolar disorder. ..
  60. pmc Evaluating differential developmental trajectories to adolescent-onset mood and psychotic disorders
    Ian B Hickie
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 100 Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:303. 2013
    ....
  61. pmc Clinical classification in mental health at the cross-roads: which direction next?
    Ian B Hickie
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 100 Mallett Street, Camperdown 2050, Australia
    BMC Med 11:125. 2013
    ..Although this enhanced epidemiology and health services planning, it failed to link broad diagnostic groupings to underlying pathophysiology or specific treatment response...
  62. pmc Manipulating the sleep-wake cycle and circadian rhythms to improve clinical management of major depression
    Ian B Hickie
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 100 Mallett St, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Med 11:79. 2013
    ..Due to very considerable progress in the basic and clinical neurosciences of sleep-wake cycles and underlying circadian systems this situation is now rapidly changing...
  63. doi request reprint The impact of gender on early ill-health retirement in people with heart disease and depression
    Matt B Paradise
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:249-56. 2012
    ..Given the deleterious effects of ill-health retirement, identifying at-risk groups is important for guiding targeted interventions...
  64. doi request reprint Visual misperceptions and hallucinations in Parkinson's disease: dysfunction of attentional control networks?
    James M Shine
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mov Disord 26:2154-9. 2011
    ....
  65. doi request reprint How well do caregivers detect mild cognitive change in Parkinson's disease?
    Sharon L Naismith
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    Mov Disord 26:161-4. 2011
    ..The capacity for caregivers to rate mild cognitive change in PD may be useful to assist in early screening and intervention approaches...
  66. doi request reprint Disability is already pronounced in young people with early stages of affective disorders: data from an early intervention service
    Blake A Hamilton
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, 2050 Australia
    J Affect Disord 131:84-91. 2011
    ..This study examined patient self-reported disability in young people attending a designated early intervention service...
  67. ncbi request reprint The relationship between actigraphically defined sleep disturbance and REM sleep behaviour disorder in Parkinson's Disease
    Sharon L Naismith
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 94 Mallett St, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 112:420-3. 2010
    ..In this study, we sought to evaluate the utility of actigraphy for examining symptoms of rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder (RSBD)...
  68. doi request reprint "DASH" symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease: red flags for early cognitive decline
    Sharon L Naismith
    Parkinson s Disease Research Clinic, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 94 Mallett Street, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 18:352-5. 2011
    ..The DASH score may represent a simple screening method for highlighting early cognitive decline, which in turn is associated with the development of dementia in PD...
  69. pmc A preliminary study of aged care facility staff indicates limitations in awareness of the link between depression and physical morbidity
    Joanna Atkins
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 94 Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 13:30. 2013
    ..This study assessed the awareness and knowledge of age-care staff of the link between physical morbidity and depression...
  70. pmc A systematic review of the impact of adherence on the effectiveness of e-therapies
    Liesje Donkin
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 13:e52. 2011
    ..Understanding the role of adherence may be crucial to understanding how program usage influences the effectiveness of e-therapy interventions...
  71. pmc Internet-based treatment for older adults with depression and co-morbid cardiovascular disease: protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    Nicole L Cockayne
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:10. 2011
    ....
  72. doi request reprint The role of mild depression in sleep disturbance and quality of life in Parkinson's disease
    Sharon L Naismith
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:384-9. 2010
    ..Overall, these data highlight the need to screen patients for even mild levels of depression because its relationship with sleep and quality of life are evident early in the disease course...
  73. doi request reprint Early intervention for cognitive decline: can cognitive training be used as a selective prevention technique?
    Loren Mowszowski
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:537-48. 2010
    ..It also considers the underlying mechanism of CT, namely that which suggests that CT acts via promoting neuroplasticity...
  74. ncbi request reprint Targeted primary care-based mental health services for young Australians
    Elizabeth M Scott
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:136-40. 2012
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  75. doi request reprint Review of emotion recognition in mild cognitive impairment
    Donna McCade
    Ageing Brain Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 32:257-66. 2011
    ..While dysfunction in emotion recognition is sometimes apparent with aging, and is frequently evident in Alzheimer's disease, it is unclear whether individuals who have a high risk of developing dementia exhibit demonstrable changes...
  76. doi request reprint A novel paradigm for modelling freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease
    Sharon L Naismith
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Level 4, Building F, 94 Mallett Street, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 17:984-7. 2010
    ..We believe this paradigm is capable of accurately modelling FOG and will have validity in future functional neuroimaging and therapeutic intervention studies...
  77. ncbi request reprint Amphetamine psychosis: a model for studying the onset and course of psychosis
    Daniel F Hermens
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 190:S22-5. 2009
    ..It is possible that the same approach may be used in young people known to be at risk of schizophrenia and related disorders, by informing models that involve other environmental or genetic risks...
  78. pmc Subjective memory complaints, vascular risk factors and psychological distress in the middle-aged: a cross-sectional study
    Matt B Paradise
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:108. 2011
    ..We therefore aimed to test the hypothesis that vascular risk factors were associated with SMC, independent of psychological distress, in a middle-aged community-dwelling population...
  79. pmc More age-care staff report helping care recipients following a brief depression awareness raising intervention
    Joanna Atkins
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 94 Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    BMC Nurs 12:10. 2013
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  80. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy-induced persistent retrograde amnesia: could it be minimised by ketamine or other pharmacological approaches?
    Emily M Gregory-Roberts
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 126:39-45. 2010
    ..This review examines mechanisms for electroconvulsive therapy-induced retrograde amnesia, and evaluates the suitability of the anaesthetic ketamine for preventing this amnestic outcome...