Affiliation: McGill University
- Effects of manipulating the amount of social-evaluative threat on the cortisol stress response in young healthy menJulie Andrews
Centre for Studies on Human Stress, Douglas Mental Health Institute, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
Behav Neurosci 121:871-6. 2007..Future studies should include women and try to define the possible threshold to activate the HPA axis...
- Effect of sex and estrogen therapy on the aging brain: a voxel-based morphometry studyCatherine Lord
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Menopause 17:846-51. 2010..In the current study, the effect of sex and estrogen therapy (ET) exposure on GM density using voxel-based morphometry was assessed...
- Hippocampal volumes are larger in postmenopausal women using estrogen therapy compared to past users, never users and men: a possible window of opportunity effectCatherine Lord
Center for Studies on Human Stress, Douglas Hospital Research Center, McGill University, 6875 Boul LaSalle, Verdun, Que H4H 1R3, Canada
Neurobiol Aging 29:95-101. 2008..The observed effects were region-specific since no significant differences could be observed for the AG. In summary, these findings support a treatment duration dependent neuroprotective role of estrogen on HC volume in aging...
- Chronic stress, cognitive functioning and mental healthMarie France Marin
Center for Studies on Human Stress, Fernand Seguin Research Center, Louis H Lafontaine Hospital, Canada
Neurobiol Learn Mem 96:583-95. 2011....
- Stress response in postpartum women with and without obsessive-compulsive symptoms: an fMRI studyCatherine Lord
Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:78-86. 2012..This study aimed to examine the cerebral, psychologic and endocrine correlates of the stress response in patients with OCD and during the postpartum period...
- Stress regulation in the central nervous system: evidence from structural and functional neuroimaging studies in human populations - 2008 Curt Richter Award WinnerJens C Pruessner
Douglas Mental Health Institute, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:179-91. 2010..Taken together, the use of neuroimaging techniques in Psychoneuroendocrinology opens exciting new possibilities for the investigation of stress effects in the central nervous system...
- Piloting the perinatal obsessive-compulsive scale (POCS): development and validationCatherine Lord
Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, 301 James Street South, Hamilton, ON L8P 3B6, Canada
J Anxiety Disord 25:1079-84. 2011..The POCS helps clinicians detect perinatal OCD while giving perinatal women an opportunity to openly discuss socially sensitive issues...
- Physiological stress response in postpartum women with obsessive-compulsive disorder: A pilot studyCatherine Lord
Women Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare, Fontbonne Building, 301 James Street South, Hamilton, Canada
Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:133-8. 2011....
- Self-esteem, locus of control, hippocampal volume, and cortisol regulation in young and old adulthoodJens C Pruessner
McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Neuroimage 28:815-26. 2005....
- Effects of self-esteem on age-related changes in cognition and the regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axisJens C Pruessner
Douglas Hospital Research Center, FBC 1137, 6875 Boulevard LaSalle, Montreal QC H4H 1R3, Canada
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1032:186-90. 2004..It further suggests an effect on age-related endocrine changes in humans. These results are discussed with regard to potential mechanisms by which the reported association between self-esteem and aging could be mediated...
- Neural markers of early remission in first-episode schizophrenia: a volumetric neuroimaging study of the parahippocampusMichael Bodnar
Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Canada
Psychiatry Res 201:40-7. 2012..A smaller parahippocampal cortex may represent a neural marker in FES patients who do not achieve remission after 1 year of treatment...
- Stress hormones and human memory function across the lifespanSonia J Lupien
Laboratory of Human Stress Research, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Hospital Research Center, McGill University, 6875 Boudevard, LaSalle, Verdun, Que, Canada H4H 1R3
Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:225-42. 2005..Altogether, the results of these studies show that both bottom-up (effects of glucocorticoids on cognitive function), and top-down (effects of cognitive processing on glucocorticoid secretion) effects exist in the human population...
- Volumetry of temporopolar, perirhinal, entorhinal and parahippocampal cortex from high-resolution MR images: considering the variability of the collateral sulcusJens C Pruessner
McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, Douglas Hospital Research Center, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cereb Cortex 12:1342-53. 2002..Intra- and interrater coefficients are presented, together with mean values for the volumes of all PHG structures, correlations with age and sex, and tests for hemispheric differences...
- Depression during menopausal transition: a review of treatment strategies and pathophysiological correlatesBenicio N Frey
Women s Health Concerns Clinic WHCC, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, James Street South, FB 638, Hamilton, ON L8P 3B6, Canada
Menopause Int 14:123-8. 2008..The identification of individuals whom might be at a higher risk for depression during menopausal transition could guide preventive strategies for this population...
- Maternal care modulates the relationship between prenatal risk and hippocampal volume in women but not in menClaudia Buss
University of Trier, Department for Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, 54290 Trier, Germany
J Neurosci 27:2592-5. 2007..The results suggest that the postnatal environment modulates the neurodevelopmental consequences of prenatal risk and that this effect is sex-specific...
- Re-examining the core features of autism: a comparison of autism spectrum disorder and fetal alcohol spectrum disorderSomer Bishop
University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1111-21. 2007..Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are both characterized by social difficulties, but overall clinical descriptions of the two disorders are different...
- Predictors of perceived negative impact in mothers of children with autism spectrum disorderSomer L Bishop
University of Michigan, Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
Am J Ment Retard 112:450-61. 2007..Identifying predictors of perceived negative impact is an important first step in designing interventions to support families and target parents who may be at risk for experiencing higher levels of stress...
- Characterizing communicative development in children referred for autism spectrum disorders using the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory (CDI)Rhiannon Luyster
University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
J Child Lang 34:623-54. 2007..However, when compared to published norms, children with ASD may show less of a discrepancy between their receptive and expressive vocabulary...
- Patterns of growth in verbal abilities among children with autism spectrum disorderDeborah K Anderson
Autism and Communication Disorders Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2054, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 75:594-604. 2007..Children with autism most at risk for more serious language impairments later in life can be identified with considerable accuracy at a very young age, while improvement can range from minimal to dramatic...
- Using the autism diagnostic interview--revised to increase phenotypic homogeneity in genetic studies of autismVanessa Hus
University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Biol Psychiatry 61:438-48. 2007..Group differences in age, gender, IQ, and measures of autism severity are examined as related to Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) domains previously used for subsetting or Quantitative Trait Analysis (QTL)...
- The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule: revised algorithms for improved diagnostic validityKatherine Gotham
University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2054, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 37:613-27. 2007....
- Social and communication abilities and disabilities in higher functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorders: the Vineland and the ADOSAmi Klin
Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 37:748-59. 2007..Positive relationships were found between IQ and Vineland Communication. Results stress the need for longitudinal studies on ability and disability in ASD and emphasize the importance of adaptive skills intervention...
- Association between restricted and repetitive behaviors and nonverbal IQ in children with autism spectrum disordersSomer L Bishop
University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, UMACC, 111 East Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
Child Neuropsychol 12:247-67. 2006..For the severity of different RRBs, there were several significant effects for age and NVIQ, but few interactions...
- Regression and word loss in autistic spectrum disordersCatherine Lord
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2054, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:936-55. 2004....
- Cognitive profiles and social-communicative functioning in children with autism spectrum disorderRobert M Joseph
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:807-21. 2002....