Helen L Fisher

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Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Interplay between childhood physical abuse and familial risk in the onset of psychotic disorders
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 40:1443-51. 2014
  2. pmc Specificity of childhood psychotic symptoms for predicting schizophrenia by 38 years of age: a birth cohort study
    H L Fisher
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:2077-86. 2013
  3. pmc Pathways between childhood victimization and psychosis-like symptoms in the ALSPAC birth cohort
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 39:1045-55. 2013
  4. pmc Interaction between specific forms of childhood maltreatment and the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTT) in recurrent depressive disorder
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Box P080, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Affect Disord 145:136-41. 2013
  5. pmc Stressful life events and the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTT) in recurrent clinical depression
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Affect Disord 136:189-93. 2012
  6. pmc Anxiety and negative self-schemas mediate the association between childhood maltreatment and paranoia
    Helen L Fisher
    King s College, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 196:323-4. 2012
  7. pmc Bullying victimisation and risk of self harm in early adolescence: longitudinal cohort study
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
    BMJ 344:e2683. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The interaction between child maltreatment, adult stressful life events and the 5-HTTLPR in major depression
    Robert A Power
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1032-5. 2013
  9. pmc Reliability and comparability of psychosis patients' retrospective reports of childhood abuse
    Helen L Fisher
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Bull 37:546-53. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Is there a link between childhood trauma, cognition, and amygdala and hippocampus volume in first-episode psychosis?
    Monica Aas
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 137:73-9. 2012

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Interplay between childhood physical abuse and familial risk in the onset of psychotic disorders
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 40:1443-51. 2014
    ..Therefore, using a large epidemiological case-control sample, we explored the interplay between a specific form of childhood abuse and family psychiatric history (a proxy for genetic risk) in the onset of psychosis...
  2. pmc Specificity of childhood psychotic symptoms for predicting schizophrenia by 38 years of age: a birth cohort study
    H L Fisher
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:2077-86. 2013
    ..Using a prospective longitudinal birth cohort we investigated whether childhood psychotic symptoms predicted a diagnosis of schizophrenia or other psychiatric disorders by 38 years of age...
  3. pmc Pathways between childhood victimization and psychosis-like symptoms in the ALSPAC birth cohort
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 39:1045-55. 2013
    ..However, little attention has been paid to the mechanisms involved in this pathway and the few existing studies have relied on cross-sectional assessments...
  4. pmc Interaction between specific forms of childhood maltreatment and the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTT) in recurrent depressive disorder
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Box P080, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Affect Disord 145:136-41. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Stressful life events and the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTT) in recurrent clinical depression
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Affect Disord 136:189-93. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Anxiety and negative self-schemas mediate the association between childhood maltreatment and paranoia
    Helen L Fisher
    King s College, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 196:323-4. 2012
    ..However, as full mediation did not occur, other psychological, social and biological pathways require exploration...
  7. pmc Bullying victimisation and risk of self harm in early adolescence: longitudinal cohort study
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
    BMJ 344:e2683. 2012
    ..To test whether frequent bullying victimisation in childhood increases the likelihood of self harming in early adolescence, and to identify which bullied children are at highest risk of self harm...
  8. doi request reprint The interaction between child maltreatment, adult stressful life events and the 5-HTTLPR in major depression
    Robert A Power
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1032-5. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Reliability and comparability of psychosis patients' retrospective reports of childhood abuse
    Helen L Fisher
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Bull 37:546-53. 2011
    ..159, P=.419; antipathy: χ(2)=0.868, P=.229; neglect: χ(2)=0.639, P=.274). These findings provide justification for the use in future studies of retrospective reports of childhood abuse obtained from individuals with psychotic disorders...
  10. doi request reprint Is there a link between childhood trauma, cognition, and amygdala and hippocampus volume in first-episode psychosis?
    Monica Aas
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 137:73-9. 2012
    ..This points to a complex relationship between childhood trauma exposure, cognitive function and amygdala volume in first-episode psychosis...
  11. doi request reprint Childhood trauma and cognitive function in first-episode affective and non-affective psychosis
    Monica Aas
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Schizophr Res 129:12-9. 2011
    ..The potential impact of diagnosis (schizophrenia or affective psychosis) and gender on this association was also examined...
  12. pmc Assessment of posttraumatic symptoms in patients with first-episode psychosis
    Ingo Schafer
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:896-8. 2011
    ..Overall, the findings suggest that the IES can be used to assess symptoms of posttraumatic stress in patients with psychotic disorders as in other populations...
  13. pmc Safe, stable, nurturing relationships break the intergenerational cycle of abuse: a prospective nationally representative cohort of children in the United Kingdom
    Sara R Jaffee
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, London, United Kingdom Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Adolesc Health 53:S4-10. 2013
    ..To identify contextual and interpersonal factors that distinguish families in which the intergenerational transmission of maltreatment is maintained from families in which the cycle is broken...
  14. pmc Childhood trauma and children's emerging psychotic symptoms: A genetically sensitive longitudinal cohort study
    Louise Arseneault
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 168:65-72. 2011
    ..K. cohort of young twins...
  15. pmc Prevalence of bullying victimisation amongst first-episode psychosis patients and unaffected controls
    Antonella Trotta
    Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK Dipartimento di Scienze Umani e Sociali, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Italy Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 150:169-75. 2013
    ..This study aimed to examine whether bullying was more prevalent amongst individuals presenting to services for the first time with a psychotic disorder than in unaffected community controls...
  16. pmc Life events and psychosis: a review and meta-analysis
    Stephanie Beards
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Section of Social Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 39:740-7. 2013
    ..Therefore, a review of the existing literature on the relationship between life events and onset of psychotic disorder/experiences is timely...
  17. pmc Childhood parasomnias and psychotic experiences at age 12 years in a United Kingdom birth cohort
    Helen L Fisher
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Sleep 37:475-82. 2014
    ..To examine associations between specific parasomnias and psychotic experiences in childhood...
  18. doi request reprint Brain derived Neurotropic Factor (BDNF) is associated with childhood abuse but not cognitive domains in first episode psychosis
    Christos Theleritis
    Dept of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 159:56-61. 2014
    ..The Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) modulates cognitive processes and is associated with increased risk of schizophrenia. Childhood trauma (CT) is frequent in patients with psychosis and severely affects course and outcome...
  19. doi request reprint The journey to psychosis: an exploration of specific psychological pathways
    Stephanie Beards
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Centre for Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:1541-4. 2014
    ..Research on the impact of psychological processes is beginning to mount and is likely to improve our understanding of aetiology and lead to significant advances in the treatment of psychotic symptoms and disorders. ..