Chris Baeken

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Affiliation: Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of HF-rTMS treatment on serotonin(2A) receptors in unipolar melancholic depression
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 4:104-11. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Impact of one HF-rTMS session on fine motor function in right-handed healthy female subjects: a comparison of stimulation over the left versus the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Neuropsychobiology 65:96-102. 2012
  3. pmc Neurobiological mechanisms of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on the underlying neurocircuitry in unipolar depression
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry and Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 13:139-45. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of one left-sided dorsolateral prefrontal cortical HF-rTMS session on emotional brain processes in women
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Psychiatr Danub 22:S163. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The effect of one left-sided dorsolateral prefrontal sham-controlled HF-rTMS session on approach and withdrawal related emotional neuronal processes
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2217-26. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Right prefrontal HF-rTMS attenuates right amygdala processing of negatively valenced emotional stimuli in healthy females
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 214:450-5. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Reduced left subgenual anterior cingulate cortical activity during withdrawal-related emotions in melancholic depressed female patients
    C Baeken
    University Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussel UZBrussel, Psychiatric Department, Brussels, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 127:326-31. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Passively viewing negatively valenced baby faces attenuates left amygdala activity in healthy females scoring high on 'Harm Avoidance'
    Chris Baeken
    University Hospital UZBrussel, Psychiatric Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 478:97-101. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint HF-rTMS treatment decreases psychomotor retardation in medication-resistant melancholic depression
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, Free University of Brussels V U B, University Hospital UZBrussel, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:684-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of one session of HF-rTMS on salivary cortisol in healthy female subjects
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Hospital, Free University of Brussels, UZBrussel, Belgium
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:586-90. 2009

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint The impact of HF-rTMS treatment on serotonin(2A) receptors in unipolar melancholic depression
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 4:104-11. 2011
    ..Animal data suggest that its influence could occur at the neurotransmitter level, such as modulation of the serotonin system...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of one HF-rTMS session on fine motor function in right-handed healthy female subjects: a comparison of stimulation over the left versus the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Neuropsychobiology 65:96-102. 2012
    ..Moreover, psychomotor speed is mostly measured based on tasks that also require higher executive functions...
  3. pmc Neurobiological mechanisms of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on the underlying neurocircuitry in unipolar depression
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry and Center for Neurosciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 13:139-45. 2011
    ..Furthermore, as the rTMS application can be considered as a "top-down" neuronal intervention, we will focus on the neuronal pathways linked with the stimulated area and we will present an integrative model of action...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of one left-sided dorsolateral prefrontal cortical HF-rTMS session on emotional brain processes in women
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Psychiatr Danub 22:S163. 2010
    ..In essence, our results indicate that the effects of one left-sided HF-rTMS sessions results in improved processing of positive emotions and reduced negative emotional processing in never depressed female subjects...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of one left-sided dorsolateral prefrontal sham-controlled HF-rTMS session on approach and withdrawal related emotional neuronal processes
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2217-26. 2011
    ..Although repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is frequently used to examine emotional changes in healthy volunteers, it remains largely unknown how rTMS is able to influence emotion...
  6. doi request reprint Right prefrontal HF-rTMS attenuates right amygdala processing of negatively valenced emotional stimuli in healthy females
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Behav Brain Res 214:450-5. 2010
    ..This finding provides additional evidence supporting the role of the right anterior hemisphere in the processing of negative emotional information, and increases our understanding of HF-rTMS treatment effects in mental disorders...
  7. doi request reprint Reduced left subgenual anterior cingulate cortical activity during withdrawal-related emotions in melancholic depressed female patients
    C Baeken
    University Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussel UZBrussel, Psychiatric Department, Brussels, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 127:326-31. 2010
    ..Research regarding the neurocircuitry in mood disorders suggests an important role for affective information processing of the subgenual part of the anterior cingulate cortex (Cg25: Brodmann area 25)...
  8. doi request reprint Passively viewing negatively valenced baby faces attenuates left amygdala activity in healthy females scoring high on 'Harm Avoidance'
    Chris Baeken
    University Hospital UZBrussel, Psychiatric Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 478:97-101. 2010
    ..When investigating the amygdala's emotional role in passive viewing paradigms, personality features such as HA should be taken into account...
  9. ncbi request reprint HF-rTMS treatment decreases psychomotor retardation in medication-resistant melancholic depression
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, Free University of Brussels V U B, University Hospital UZBrussel, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:684-7. 2010
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  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of one session of HF-rTMS on salivary cortisol in healthy female subjects
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Hospital, Free University of Brussels, UZBrussel, Belgium
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:586-90. 2009
    ..Although we controlled for several methodological problems in HF-rTMS research, the hypothesis that one single session of HF-rTMS on the left or on the right DLPFC can influence the HPA-axis in healthy volunteers was not supported...
  11. ncbi request reprint Left and right High Frequency repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex does not affect mood in female volunteers
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Hospital UZ Brussel, Free University of Brussels VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:568-75. 2008
    ..We also extended our former research by stimulating the right DLPFC in a different but comparable (large) group of healthy female volunteers with the same HF-rTMS parameters...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of one HF-rTMS session on mood and salivary cortisol in treatment resistant unipolar melancholic depressed patients
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, UZBrussel, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 113:100-8. 2009
    ..Previous studies in depressed patients, as well as in healthy volunteers, have reported a possible impact of HF-rTMS on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis...
  13. doi request reprint Is treatment-resistance in unipolar melancholic depression characterized by decreased serotoninâ‚‚A receptors in the dorsal prefrontal - anterior cingulate cortex?
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    Neuropharmacology 62:340-6. 2012
    ..It remains unclear as to how the serotonergic system is implicated in the phenomenon of treatment-resistance...
  14. doi request reprint Amygdala responses to positively and negatively valenced baby faces in healthy female volunteers: influences of individual differences in harm avoidance
    Chris Baeken
    University Hospital, Free University of Brussels UZ Brussel, Psychiatric Department, Brussels, Belgium
    Brain Res 1296:94-103. 2009
    ..Our results might indicate that personality features, such as HA, could be of importance in 'emotional' fMRI paradigms examining amygdala lateralization patterns...
  15. ncbi request reprint HF-rTMS treatment in medication-resistant melancholic depression: results from 18FDG-PET brain imaging
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    CNS Spectr 14:439-48. 2009
    ..High frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (HF-rTMS) of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) might be a promising strategy to treat depression, but not all patients show a positive outcome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dorsal prefrontal cortical serotonin 2A receptor binding indices are differentially related to individual scores on harm avoidance
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital UZBrussel, Brussels, Belgium Ghent Experimental Psychiatry GHEP Lab, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 221:162-8. 2014
    ..Although we only examined psychologically healthy individuals, this relationship suggests a possible vulnerability for affective disorders...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intensive HF-rTMS treatment in refractory medication-resistant unipolar depressed patients
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium University Hospital UZBrussel, Department of Psychiatry, Brussels, Belgium Ghent Experimental Psychiatry GHEP Lab, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:625-31. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Stress sensitive healthy females show less left amygdala activation in response to withdrawal-related visual stimuli under passive viewing conditions
    Chris Baeken
    Ghent University, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology UGent, Ghent, Belgium
    Brain Cogn 80:230-6. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Combative HF-rTMS treatment, for a bipolar I patient, following unsuccessful ECT
    Dieter Zeeuws
    University Hospital UZ Brussel, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Psychiatr Danub 22:S164. 2010
    ..Our case illustrates that "combative" HF-rTMS therapy could be a safe and valid treatment alternative for refractory bipolar I patients in mixed episode, not successfully treated with ECT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Intensive rTMS applications in difficult to treat psychiatric patients: some cases
    Dieter Zeeuws
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital UZ Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Psychiatr Danub 22:S135-6. 2010
    ..Our clinical results suggest a possible beneficial treatment strategy of HF-rTMS protocols following unsuccessful. Larger sham-controlled studies are needed to substantiate our results...
  21. doi request reprint Using 3D-MRI to localize the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in TMS research
    Karolien Peleman
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Brussel, Belgium
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:425-30. 2010
    ..Therefore, our results confirm the need for a TMS-coil positioning method which incorporates individual anatomical information...
  22. ncbi request reprint Successful ECT treatment after relapse during VNS therapy
    Liesbeth Santermans
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Free University of Brussels UZBrussel, Belgium
    Psychiatr Danub 22:S166. 2010
    ..We present a case of a patient with severe treatment resistant depression who relapsed while being treated with vagus nerve stimulation. We describe that he was safely treated with unilateral ECT concomitantly with the VNS...
  23. doi request reprint The influence of emotional priming on the neural substrates of memory: a prospective fMRI study using portrait art stimuli
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Neuroimage 61:876-83. 2012
    ..Although our results show that abstract portrait art can be associated with emotional primes this doesn't mean that this effect is specific for art images...
  24. pmc Left and right amygdala - mediofrontal cortical functional connectivity is differentially modulated by harm avoidance
    Chris Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital UZBrussel, Brussels, Belgium Ghent Experimental Psychiatry GHEP Lab, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 9:e95740. 2014
    ..Resting state functional connectivity imaging (rsFC) may provide more insight into these neuronal processes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does the amygdala response correlate with the personality trait 'harm avoidance' while evaluating emotional stimuli explicitly?
    Peter Van Schuerbeek
    Departement of Radiology, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090, Brussels, Belgium
    Behav Brain Funct 10:18. 2014
    ..In this new study we have tried to extend these findings to the situation in which the subjects were required to explicitly process emotional stimuli...
  26. doi request reprint Individual differences in local gray and white matter volumes reflect differences in temperament and character: a voxel-based morphometry study in healthy young females
    Peter Van Schuerbeek
    Department of Radiology, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Brain Res 1371:32-42. 2011
    ..This study shows that individual variations in brain morphology can be related to the temperament and character dimensions, and lends support to the hypothesis of a neurobiological basis of personality traits...
  27. ncbi request reprint Asperger syndrome, violent thoughts and clinically isolated syndrome
    N Vanderbruggen
    Department of Psychiatry, UZ Brussel, Brussel, Belgium
    Acta Neurol Belg 110:334-6. 2010
    ..Possible risk factors for acting-out and the implications for treatment, if CIS would evolve to MS, are discussed based on a review of the literature...
  28. doi request reprint Intensive high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment in an electroconvulsive shock therapy-resistant bipolar I patient with mixed episode
    Dieter Zeeuws
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, UZBrussel, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 4:46-9. 2011
    ....
  29. pmc Acute Relapse After Successful Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy: A Case Report of Last-Resort ECT Treatment
    Liesbeth Santermans
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 12:. 2010
  30. ncbi request reprint The current perspective of neuromodulation techniques in the treatment of alcohol addiction: a systematic review
    Sarah C Herremans
    Department of Psychiatry University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Psychiatr Danub 24:S14-20. 2012
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  31. ncbi request reprint Lack of impact of repetitive High Frequency Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on mood in healthy female subjects
    C Baeken
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Hospital, Free University of Brussels VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 90:63-6. 2006
    ..The inconsistent results that have been reported might be explained by methodological heterogeneity and drawbacks...