Daniel F Hermens

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Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. doi Pathways to alcohol-induced brain impairment in young people: a review
    Daniel F Hermens
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cortex 49:3-17. 2013
  3. pmc Distinct neurometabolic profiles are evident in the anterior cingulate of young people with major psychiatric disorders
    D F Hermens
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    Transl Psychiatry 2:e110. 2012
  4. ncbi 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
  5. doi 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. pmc Neurophysiological biomarkers support bipolar-spectrum disorders within psychosis cluster
    Manreena Kaur
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:313-21. 2012
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. 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

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Publications51

  1. ncbi 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. ..
  2. doi Pathways to alcohol-induced brain impairment in young people: a review
    Daniel F Hermens
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cortex 49:3-17. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Distinct neurometabolic profiles are evident in the anterior cingulate of young people with major psychiatric disorders
    D F Hermens
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    Transl Psychiatry 2:e110. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. pmc Neurophysiological biomarkers support bipolar-spectrum disorders within psychosis cluster
    Manreena Kaur
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:313-21. 2012
    ..Further research is warranted to determine whether patients with bipolar-spectrum disorders show similar impairments in these biomarkers...
  8. 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...
  9. doi 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. ..
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi Misinterpreting emotional expressions in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: evidence for a neural marker and stimulant effects
    Leanne M Williams
    Brain Dynamics Centre and Clinics, Westmead Millennium Institute and Western Clinical School, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Biol Psychiatry 63:917-26. 2008
    ..We examined ADHD disturbances in mood and emotion recognition and underlying neural systems before and after treatment with stimulant medication...
  12. doi 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...
  13. doi Using brain-based cognitive measures to support clinical decisions in ADHD
    Leanne M Williams
    Brain Dynamics Center, Westmead Millennium Institute and University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Pediatr Neurol 42:118-26. 2010
    ..These markers offer a frame of reference to support diagnostic and treatment decisions, and an objective benchmark for monitoring outcomes of interventions...
  14. doi 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...
  15. ncbi Event-related wave activity in the EEG provides new marker of ADHD
    David M Alexander
    The Brain Resource International Database, Brain Resource Company, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:163-79. 2008
    ..This study examines the utility of new measures of event-related spatio-temporal waves in the EEG as a marker of ADHD, previously shown to be closely related to the P3 ERP in an adult sample...
  16. 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. ..
  17. 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...
  18. pmc A randomized controlled trial investigation of a non-stimulant in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ACTION): rationale and design
    Tracey W Tsang
    Brain Dynamics Centre, Sydney Medical School and Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Trials 12:77. 2011
    ..This manuscript will describe the methodology and rationale for the ACTION study...
  19. doi MMN/P3a deficits in first episode psychosis: comparing schizophrenia-spectrum and affective-spectrum subgroups
    Manreena Kaur
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Schizophr Res 130:203-9. 2011
    ..First-episode psychosis (FEP) patients show reduced amplitudes of the 'MMN/P3a complex', but it is unclear whether this occurs across the FEP spectrum...
  20. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and mismatch negativity in bipolar disorder
    Kate M Chitty
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 94 Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia Electronic address
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 23:1348-63. 2013
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  21. doi 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
    ....
  22. doi 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi Risky alcohol use in young persons with emerging bipolar disorder is associated with increased oxidative stress
    Kate M Chitty
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Affect Disord 150:1238-41. 2013
    ..Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy ((1)H-MRS) is an in vivo tissue-based imaging modality that allows the investigation of changes in the brains primary antioxidant, glutathione (GSH), as a result of alcohol use in this population...
  25. 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...
  26. doi 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...
  27. ncbi Distinguishing symptom profiles in adolescent ADHD using an objective cognitive test battery
    Simon D Clarke
    Brain Dynamics Centre, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital and Western Clinical School, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:355-67. 2007
    ..Currently diagnosis and assessment of ADHD relies on clinical interview and subjective ratings. Standardized objective cognitive tests can provide additional information about ADHD and help distinguish symptom profiles...
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi Predicting stimulant medication response in ADHD: evidence from an integrated profile of neuropsychological, psychophysiological and clinical factors
    Daniel F Hermens
    The Brain Dynamics Center, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    J Integr Neurosci 4:107-21. 2005
    ..0% of non-responders, with a broadly similar profile of psychophysiological predictors. These finding indicate the value of integrating neuropsychological and psychophysiological data in predicting medication response in ADHD...
  31. doi Alcohol use and mismatch negativity in young patients with psychotic disorder
    Kate M Chitty
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Neuroreport 22:918-22. 2011
    ..This may reflect an additive effect of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor hypofunction and high-alcohol consumption...
  32. doi 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
    ....
  33. 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
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. doi Delayed preattentional functioning in early psychosis patients with cannabis use
    Nicole Pesa
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 222:507-18. 2012
    ..The event-related potentials, mismatch negativity (MMN) and P3a are reduced in EP. Cannabinoids have been shown to modulate N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors which are involved in MMN generation...
  37. 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...
  38. doi 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...
  39. ncbi Risky alcohol use predicts temporal mismatch negativity impairments in young people with bipolar disorder
    Kate M Chitty
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 99:60-8. 2014
    ..Given the increasing use of glutamatergic agents for BD treatment, this finding is important clinically. ..
  40. pmc Delayed sleep onset in depressed young people
    Nicholas Glozier
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:33. 2014
    ..We aim to assess the prevalence and factors, particularly substance use, associated with such delay in a large help-seeking cohort of young people with mental health problems...
  41. doi A meta-analysis of cognitive deficits in first-episode Major Depressive Disorder
    Rico S C Lee
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 140:113-24. 2012
    ..The current aim was to systematically evaluate the literature on first-episode MDD to determine whether cognition may be a feasible target for early identification and intervention...
  42. ncbi 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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  43. ncbi Integrative neuroscience approach to predict ADHD stimulant response
    Daniel F Hermens
    The Brain Dynamics Centre, Westmead Millennium Institute and Western Clinical School, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:753-63. 2006
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  44. ncbi 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...
  45. ncbi Sex differences in adolescent ADHD: findings from concurrent EEG and EDA
    Daniel F Hermens
    The Brain Dynamics Centre, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1455-63. 2005
    ..We determined whether psychophysiological differences are associated with the expression of ADHD in males and females, using simultaneously recorded electroencephalography (EEG) and electrodermal activity (EDA)...
  46. doi Chronic use of cannabis and poor neural efficiency in verbal memory ability
    Robert A Battisti
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 209:319-30. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the impact of chronic cannabis use upon memory-related brain function via examination of the subsequent memory effect (SME) of the event-related potential (ERP)...
  47. ncbi Chronic cannabis users show altered neurophysiological functioning on Stroop task conflict resolution
    Robert A Battisti
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:613-24. 2010
    ..There is increasing evidence that conflict monitoring and resolution processes (i.e. the ability to detect and respond to change) may be affected...
  48. ncbi The impact of alcohol and tobacco use on in vivo glutathione in youth with bipolar disorder: an exploratory study
    Kate M Chitty
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 55:59-67. 2014
    ....
  49. ncbi Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: neurophysiology, information processing, arousal and drug development
    Donald L Rowe
    The Brain Dynamics Centre and Department of Psychological Medicine, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1721-34. 2006
    ..The clinical implications for a cholinergic hypothesis of ADHD are considered, along with its possible implications for treatment and pharmacological development...
  50. ncbi Resting EEG theta activity predicts cognitive performance in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Daniel F Hermens
    The Brain Dynamics Centre, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Neurol 32:248-56. 2005
    ..This observation has important implications for the role of trait-like biologic deficits in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder predicting performance in information processing...