Veena Kumari

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reduced thalamic volume in men with antisocial personality disorder or schizophrenia and a history of serious violence and childhood abuse
    V Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, PO78, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 28:225-34. 2013
  2. pmc Sensorimotor gating and clinical outcome following cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 134:232-8. 2012
  3. pmc A psychophysiological investigation of laterality in human emotion elicited by pleasant and unpleasant film clips
    Hossein Kaviani
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:38. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Sex differences and hormonal influences in human sensorimotor gating: implications for schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 8:141-54. 2011
  5. pmc Neural changes following cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis: a longitudinal study
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Brain 134:2396-407. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A behavioural and functional neuroimaging investigation into the effects of nicotine on sensorimotor gating in healthy subjects and persons with schizophrenia
    Peggy Postma
    Department of Psychology, P078, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:589-99. 2006
  7. pmc Functional MRI of verbal self-monitoring in schizophrenia: performance and illness-specific effects
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 36:740-55. 2010
  8. pmc Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex activity predicts responsiveness to cognitive-behavioral therapy in schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 66:594-602. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint N100 and P300 amplitude to Go and No-Go variants of the auditory oddball in siblings discordant for schizophrenia
    Alex Sumich
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, BIAU, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Res 98:265-77. 2008
  10. pmc Cortical grey matter volume and sensorimotor gating in schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Cortex 44:1206-14. 2008

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Publications83

  1. doi request reprint Reduced thalamic volume in men with antisocial personality disorder or schizophrenia and a history of serious violence and childhood abuse
    V Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, PO78, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 28:225-34. 2013
    ..This study examined for the first time, to the authors' knowledge, the role of psychosocial deprivation (PSD), including childhood physical and sexual abuse, in structural brain volumes of violent individuals with ASPD or schizophrenia...
  2. pmc Sensorimotor gating and clinical outcome following cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 134:232-8. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc A psychophysiological investigation of laterality in human emotion elicited by pleasant and unpleasant film clips
    Hossein Kaviani
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:38. 2010
    ..Research on laterality in emotion suggests a dichotomy between the brain hemispheres. The present study aimed to investigate this further using a modulated startle reflex paradigm...
  4. doi request reprint Sex differences and hormonal influences in human sensorimotor gating: implications for schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 8:141-54. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Neural changes following cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis: a longitudinal study
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Brain 134:2396-407. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A behavioural and functional neuroimaging investigation into the effects of nicotine on sensorimotor gating in healthy subjects and persons with schizophrenia
    Peggy Postma
    Department of Psychology, P078, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:589-99. 2006
    ..No previous study has examined the neural mechanisms of the effect of nicotine on PPI in humans...
  7. pmc Functional MRI of verbal self-monitoring in schizophrenia: performance and illness-specific effects
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 36:740-55. 2010
    ..Altered striatal and hypothalamic modulation to own and others' voice characterizes emotionally withdrawn and socially avoidant patients...
  8. pmc Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex activity predicts responsiveness to cognitive-behavioral therapy in schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 66:594-602. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint N100 and P300 amplitude to Go and No-Go variants of the auditory oddball in siblings discordant for schizophrenia
    Alex Sumich
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, BIAU, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Res 98:265-77. 2008
    ..P300 amplitude reduction is reliably seen in schizophrenia. Inconsistent reports of isolated frontal and/or parietal deficits in unaffected family members may be clarified using a task that places greater load on frontal function...
  10. pmc Cortical grey matter volume and sensorimotor gating in schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Cortex 44:1206-14. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of tactile prepulse inhibition: a functional MRI study in normal and schizophrenic subjects
    Veena Kumari
    Section of Cognitive Psychopharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychiatry Res 122:99-113. 2003
    ..The findings demonstrate involvement of the striatum, hippocampus, thalamus, and frontal and parietal cortical regions in PPI. Dysfunctions in any of these regions may underlie observations of reduced PPI in schizophrenia...
  12. ncbi request reprint A fMRI investigation of startle gating deficits in schizophrenia patients treated with typical or atypical antipsychotics
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:463-77. 2007
    ..Imaging data buttress the validity of PPI as a useful animal model of schizophrenia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neural dysfunction and violence in schizophrenia: an fMRI investigation
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 84:144-64. 2006
    ..It is concluded that reduced functional response in the frontal and inferior parietal regions leads to serious violence in schizophrenia perhaps via impaired executive functioning...
  14. pmc Emotional decision-making and its dissociable components in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: a behavioural and MRI investigation
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 46:2002-12. 2008
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  15. pmc Uncontrollable voices and their relationship to gating deficits in schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 101:185-94. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate PPI deficit in relation to the dimensions of auditory hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder...
  16. doi request reprint Neural and behavioural responses to threat in men with a history of serious violence and schizophrenia or antisocial personality disorder
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 110:47-58. 2009
    ..This study examined behavioural and brain abnormalities in violent men with schizophrenia or APD during anticipatory fear...
  17. ncbi request reprint A neuropsychological investigation into violence and mental illness
    Ian Barkataki
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Schizophr Res 74:1-13. 2005
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  18. pmc Misattribution bias of threat-related facial expressions is related to a longer duration of illness and poor executive function in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, PO78, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Eur Psychiatry 23:14-9. 2008
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  19. pmc Neurological basis of poor insight in psychosis: a voxel-based MRI study
    Michael A Cooke
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 103:40-51. 2008
    ..As a reflection of poor insight, people with schizophrenia often disagree with carers and clinicians about whether (a) their experiences are abnormal, (b) they are mentally ill, and (c) they need treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of procyclidine on eye movements in schizophrenia
    Ulrich Ettinger
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:2199-208. 2003
    ..Effects of order of administration and practice on the antisaccade task suggest that these factors need to be taken into consideration in future pharmacological studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Startle gating in antipsychotic-naïve first episode schizophrenia patients: one ear is better than two
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 151:21-8. 2007
    ..It is concluded that first episode schizophrenia patients show deficient sensorimotor gating but they are not impaired in the mechanism underlying stronger PPI with monaural than binaural prepulses...
  22. pmc Abnormal thalamocortical structural and functional connectivity in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
    Jonathan O'Muircheartaigh
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Box P043, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Brain 135:3635-44. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Association between a longer duration of illness, age and lower frontal lobe grey matter volume in schizophrenia
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Res 193:132-9. 2008
    ..The effect of illness chronicity on GM volume in the left dorsomedial PFC may be extended to brain structure-neuropsychological function relationships...
  24. doi request reprint Neural correlates of deficient response inhibition in mentally disordered violent individuals
    Ian Barkataki
    Department of Psychology, School of HumanSciences, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7HX, UK
    Behav Sci Law 26:51-64. 2008
    ..In addition, caudate dysfunction may contribute, given its role in timing and temporal processing as well as suppression of motor actions, to deficient inhibition and violent behaviour in schizophrenia...
  25. pmc Coping styles predict responsiveness to cognitive behaviour therapy in psychosis
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 187:354-62. 2011
    ..Being able to have a range of coping strategies and reflect on one's experiences while refraining from overconfidence in one's interpretations before therapy is conducive to better CBTp responsiveness...
  26. doi request reprint Neuropsychological function-brain structure relationships and stage of illness: an investigation into chronic and first-episode schizophrenia
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 162:195-204. 2008
    ..A similar dissociation between young and older subjects of both healthy and patient groups suggests that a 'bigger-is-better' relationship style is present in older individuals regardless of a diagnosis of schizophrenia...
  27. doi request reprint Dysfunctional, but not functional, impulsivity is associated with a history of seriously violent behaviour and reduced orbitofrontal and hippocampal volumes in schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 173:39-44. 2009
    ..Violence risk prediction and management strategies in schizophrenia may benefit from including specific measures of dysfunctional impulsive traits...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association between violent behaviour and impaired prepulse inhibition of the startle response in antisocial personality disorder and schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, PO78, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Brain Res 158:159-66. 2005
    ..The association between violent behaviour and impaired PPI suggests that neural structures and functions underlying PPI are implicated in (inhibition of) violence...
  29. doi request reprint Neural processing of criticism and positive comments from relatives in individuals with schizotypal personality traits
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    World J Biol Psychiatry 14:57-70. 2013
    ..However, HS individuals may have an attenuated ability to respond to rewarding aspects of positive comments due to their lower current mood...
  30. ncbi request reprint The antisocial brain: psychopathy matters
    Sarah Gregory
    Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, England, UK
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:962-72. 2012
    ..The population of men who display persistent antisocial and violent behavior is heterogeneous. Callous-unemotional traits in childhood and psychopathic traits in adulthood characterize a distinct subgroup...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal cortex and insight in schizophrenia: a volumetric MRI study
    Adegboyega Sapara
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 89:22-34. 2007
    ..Future research should examine the association of specific dimensions of insight with frontal as well as non-frontal regional brain volumes...
  32. doi request reprint Prepulse inhibition and "psychosis-proneness" in healthy individuals: an fMRI study
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 23:274-80. 2008
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  33. doi request reprint Pilot investigation of the changes in cortical activation during facial affect recognition with lamotrigine monotherapy in bipolar disorder
    Jigar Jogia
    Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, PO66, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:197-201. 2008
    ..Bipolar disorder is associated with dysfunction in prefrontal and limbic areas implicated in emotional processing...
  34. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of adjunctive rivastigmine treatment to antipsychotics in schizophrenia: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind fMRI study
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Neuroimage 29:545-56. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Cognitive effects of nicotine in humans: an fMRI study
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Neuroimage 19:1002-13. 2003
    ....
  36. pmc Insight, distress and coping styles in schizophrenia
    Michael Cooke
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 94:12-22. 2007
    ..There is evidence that poor insight into symptoms of the disorder and need for treatment may reflect the use of denial as a coping style. However, the relationships between insight and other coping styles have seldom been investigated...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism and brain responses to anticipatory fear
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 121:643-52. 2007
    ..The observations support recent psychophysiological research that has demonstrated reduced processing of pain in subjects with higher levels of neuroticism, especially the anxiety component of this trait...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between prepulse inhibition and antisaccadic deficits in chronic schizophrenia: implications for identification of schizophrenia endophenotypes
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 39:227-40. 2005
    ..It is concluded that PPI and antisaccade abnormalities in schizophrenia represent separate endophenotypes, reflecting the functions of different genetic aetiologies and different or only partially overlapping neural systems...
  39. ncbi request reprint The relationship of structural alterations to cognitive deficits in schizophrenia: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Elena Antonova
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 58:457-67. 2005
    ..Region of interest studies have identified a number of structure-cognition associations in schizophrenia and revealed alterations in structure-cognition relationship in this population...
  40. doi request reprint A longer duration of schizophrenic illness has sex-specific associations within the working memory neural network in schizophrenia
    Sarah Elsabagh
    King s College School of Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    Behav Brain Res 201:41-7. 2009
    ..Additionally, brain regions that exhibit sexually dimorphic activation in healthy people may become compromised in the corresponding sex with illness progression...
  41. pmc Evidence for a role of progesterone in menstrual cycle-related variability in prepulse inhibition in healthy young women
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 35:929-37. 2010
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  42. ncbi request reprint Neurological soft signs and their relationship to cognitive and clinical efficacy of atypical antipsychotics in schizophrenia
    Mrigendra Das
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 30:241-53. 2004
    ..The presence of high NSS in schizophrenia patients impedes the improvement in cognitive function with atypical antipsychotics treatment...
  43. pmc Structural magnetic resonance imaging predictors of responsiveness to cognitive behaviour therapy in psychosis
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Schizophr Res 115:146-55. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine whether improvement in symptoms following CBT for psychosis (CBTp) in people with schizophrenia is positively associated with pre-therapy grey matter volume in brain regions involved in cognitive processing...
  44. pmc Cognitive insight in psychosis: the relationship between self-certainty and self-reflection dimensions and neuropsychological measures
    Michael A Cooke
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 178:284-9. 2010
    ..The self-certainty and self-reflection dimensions of cognitive insight have differential correlates, and probably different mechanisms, in psychosis...
  45. doi request reprint N-acetyl aspartate concentration in the anterior cingulate cortex in patients with schizophrenia: a study of clinical and neuropsychological correlates and preliminary exploration of cognitive behaviour therapy effects
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 182:251-60. 2010
    ..NAA concentration may be more closely associated with symptoms and symptom change than frontal lobe based neuropsychological function in schizophrenia, perhaps because the latter is relatively stable during the long-term illness course...
  46. doi request reprint No gender differences in brain activation during the N-back task: an fMRI study in healthy individuals
    Heike Schmidt
    Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3609-15. 2009
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  47. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment but preservation of sexual dimorphism in cognitive abilities in chronic schizophrenia
    Rozmin Halari
    Centre for Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, PO 46, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychiatry Res 141:129-39. 2006
    ..It is concluded that normal sexual dimorphism is undisturbed on both spatial and verbal tasks by the schizophrenia disease process...
  48. ncbi request reprint Volumetric structural brain abnormalities in men with schizophrenia or antisocial personality disorder
    Ian Barkataki
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Behav Brain Res 169:239-47. 2006
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  49. ncbi request reprint Smooth pursuit and antisaccade eye movements in siblings discordant for schizophrenia
    Ulrich Ettinger
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 38:177-84. 2004
    ..It is concluded that subtle SPEM and antisaccade deficits are observed in clinically unaffected siblings of schizophrenia patients; these deficits may be useful markers of genetic liability to schizophrenia...
  50. ncbi request reprint Reduced prepulse inhibition in unaffected siblings of schizophrenia patients
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 42:588-94. 2005
    ..High schizotypal ratings were mildly associated with reduced prepulse inhibition. Prepulse inhibition may provide a useful measure in the search for schizophrenia genes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Neural abnormalities during cognitive generation of affect in treatment-resistant depression
    Veena Kumari
    Section of Cognitive Psychopharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Biol Psychiatry 54:777-91. 2003
    ..Dysfunctions in brain regions known to be involved in affect and mood states are thought to be implicated in depression and may have a role in determining the type and symptoms of this illness...
  52. ncbi request reprint Structural brain correlates of prepulse inhibition of the acoustic startle response in healthy humans
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, PO78, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Neuroimage 26:1052-8. 2005
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  53. ncbi request reprint Prepulse inhibition of the startle response in risperidone-treated patients: comparison with typical antipsychotics
    Veena Kumari
    Section of Cognitive Psychopharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Res 55:139-46. 2002
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  54. doi request reprint Frontopolar cortical inefficiency may underpin reward and working memory dysfunction in bipolar disorder
    Jigar Jogia
    Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Department of Psychosis Studies, Kings College London, London, UK
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:605-15. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the common and distinct patterns of functional brain abnormalities during reward and working memory processing in patients with bipolar disorder...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in prepulse inhibition deficits in chronic schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Res 69:219-35. 2004
    ..Future studies of schizophrenia patients need to take sex and age of subjects into account to optimise the investigation of PPI deficits, and their clinical, neural, and pharmacological correlates...
  56. doi request reprint Familial and disease specific abnormalities in the neural correlates of the Stroop Task in Bipolar Disorder
    Francesco Pompei
    Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Neuroimage 56:1677-84. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that while reduced parietal engagement relates to genetic risk, fronto-striatal dysfunction reflects processes underpinning disease expression for mood disorders...
  57. doi request reprint Effects of acute nicotine on brain function in healthy smokers and non-smokers: estimation of inter-individual response heterogeneity
    Ulrich Ettinger
    Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, DeCrespigny Park, PO89, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Neuroimage 45:549-61. 2009
    ..The comparison of within-session ICCs across drug conditions suggests that the effects of nicotine are subject to inter-individual variability at behavioural and neural levels...
  58. ncbi request reprint Comparable fMRI activity with differential behavioural performance on mental rotation and overt verbal fluency tasks in healthy men and women
    Rozmin Halari
    Centre for Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, P O Box 46, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Exp Brain Res 169:1-14. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate comparable brain activation in men and women in association with mental rotation and verbal fluency function with differential performance, and provide support for sex differences in brain-behaviour relationships...
  59. ncbi request reprint Insight in psychosis: influence of cognitive ability and self-esteem
    Michael A Cooke
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology PO77, 16 De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:234-7. 2007
    ..Some studies have found a curvilinear relationship between insight and cognitive ability, but the roles of self-esteem and depression have not been taken into account...
  60. doi request reprint Event-related potential correlates of paranormal ideation and unusual experiences
    Alex Sumich
    BIAU, Biostatistics and Computing, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Cortex 44:1342-52. 2008
    ..The sex differences observed are consistent with those previously observed in individuals with schizophrenia...
  61. pmc Does self-perceived mood predict more variance in cognitive performance than clinician-rated symptoms in schizophrenia?
    Rozmin Halari
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, PO 46, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Bull 32:751-7. 2006
    ..Self-perceived negative mood state may be a better predictor of cognitive deficits than clinician-rated symptoms in chronic schizophrenia patients...
  62. doi request reprint Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) val158met genotype is associated with BOLD response as a function of task characteristic
    Ulrich Ettinger
    King s College London, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:3046-57. 2008
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  63. doi request reprint A comparison of prepulse inhibition in pre- and postmenopausal women and age-matched men
    Veena Kumari
    King s College London, Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:2610-8. 2008
    ..There appear to be no substantial relationships between individual differences in endogenous levels of sex hormones and PPI; fluctuations within an individual may have a stronger role...
  64. ncbi request reprint Structural neural correlates of prosaccade and antisaccade eye movements in healthy humans
    Ulrich Ettinger
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Neuroimage 24:487-94. 2005
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Neural processing of social rejection: the role of schizotypal personality traits
    Preethi Premkumar
    Department of Psychology, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:695-706. 2012
    ..This may enable them to cope with their higher-than-normal sensitivity to rejection...
  66. ncbi request reprint Frontal lobe volumes in schizophrenia: effects of stage and duration of illness
    Preethi Premkumar
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, PO78, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 40:627-37. 2006
    ..The enlargement of the premotor cortex and putamen are likely to be a result of antipsychotic medication...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of rivastigmine on sustained attention in schizophrenia: an FMRI study
    Ingrid Aasen
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:311-7. 2005
    ..Our results showed that rivastigmine treatment increased cerebellar activity and influenced attentional processes...
  68. ncbi request reprint Decomposing the neural correlates of antisaccade eye movements using event-related FMRI
    Ulrich Ettinger
    Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Cereb Cortex 18:1148-59. 2008
    ..These areas likely fulfill a more general supervisory role in the volitional control of eye movements, such as stimulus appraisal, task set, and decision making...
  69. ncbi request reprint Brain anatomy and sensorimotor gating in Asperger's syndrome
    Grainne M McAlonan
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Brain 125:1594-606. 2002
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  70. ncbi request reprint Personality predicts brain responses to cognitive demands
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 24:10636-41. 2004
    ..These observations suggest that individual differences affect brain responses during cognitive activity and at rest and provide evidence for the hypothesized neurobiological basis of personality...
  71. ncbi request reprint Changes in brain activation during working memory and facial recognition tasks in patients with bipolar disorder with Lamotrigine monotherapy
    Morgan Haldane
    Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Institute of Psychiatry, PO66 De Crespigny Park London SE5 8AF, UK
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:48-54. 2008
    ..Therefore, LTG monotherapy in BD patients may enhance cortical function within neural circuits involved in memory and emotional self-regulation...
  72. ncbi request reprint Reliability of smooth pursuit, fixation, and saccadic eye movements
    Ulrich Ettinger
    Section of Cognitive Psychopharmacology, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, UK
    Psychophysiology 40:620-8. 2003
    ..These findings support the trait nature of oculomotor function and point to the need to take into consideration between-session practice effects on the antisaccade task in longitudinal studies...
  73. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of symptoms and cognitive function in chronic schizophrenia
    Catherine Hughes
    Section of Cognitive Psychopharmacology, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Schizophr Res 59:137-46. 2003
    ..The results do not suggest a causal relationship between the course of symptoms and neuropsychological functioning in chronic schizophrenia...
  74. ncbi request reprint Differential motivational responses to food and pleasurable cues in anorexia and bulimia nervosa: a startle reflex paradigm
    Hans Christoph Friederich
    Eating Disorders Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1327-35. 2006
    ..SEM was used because it is sensitive to motivational states of approach (appetitive response) and withdrawal (aversive response), which are independent of conscious intentional control...
  75. ncbi request reprint Sex effects in prepulse inhibition and facilitation of the acoustic startle response: implications for pharmacological and treatment studies
    Ingrid Aasen
    Department of Psychology, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 19:39-45. 2005
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  76. ncbi request reprint Relationship between brain structure and saccadic eye movements in healthy humans
    Ulrich Ettinger
    Section of Cognitive Psychopharmacology, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Neurosci Lett 328:225-8. 2002
    ..These findings agree with previous studies on the role of the cerebellar vermis in saccadic gain and support the validity of structural neuroimaging methods in elucidating the neural correlates of saccadic eye movements...
  77. ncbi request reprint Abnormal asymmetry of N200 and P300 event-related potentials in subclinical depression
    Alexander Luke Sumich
    Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, BIAU, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, UK
    J Affect Disord 92:171-83. 2006
    ..Results support involvement of various cognitive mechanisms measured by P300 and N200 in subclinical depressive symptoms some of which may rely on sex...
  78. ncbi request reprint Use of magnetic resonance imaging in tracking the course and treatment of schizophrenia
    Veena Kumari
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry Department of Psychology, PO78, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1005-16. 2006
    ..Understanding the trait- and state-related influences of brain abnormalities during the course of the illness is critical for developing effective treatment and possibly prevention strategies in schizophrenia...
  79. ncbi request reprint Evidence for deficit in tasks of ventral, but not dorsal, prefrontal executive function as an endophenotypic marker for bipolar disorder
    Sophia Frangou
    Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 58:838-9. 2005
    ..We examined whether deficits in VPFC-related inhibitory processes, but not dorsal prefrontal (DPFC) based executive functions, represent an endophenotypic marker for bipolar disorder I (BDI)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Volumetric neural correlates of antisaccade eye movements in first-episode psychosis
    Ulrich Ettinger
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Stewart Biological Sciences Building, 1205 Dr Penfield Ave, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1 Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1918-21. 2004
    ..The authors investigated the structural brain correlates of antisaccade performance...
  81. ncbi request reprint Sex differences and individual differences in cognitive performance and their relationship to endogenous gonadal hormones and gonadotropins
    Rozmin Halari
    Department of Psychology, City University, London, England
    Behav Neurosci 119:104-17. 2005
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  82. doi request reprint Rumination and negative symptoms in schizophrenia
    Rozmin Halari
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:703-6. 2009
    ..If the findings are replicated, interventions that reduce rumination and rigid thinking might be helpful to reduce some negative symptoms of psychosis...
  83. ncbi request reprint Nicotine use in schizophrenia: the self medication hypotheses
    Veena Kumari
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:1021-34. 2005
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