Chiara Nosarti

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adolescents who were born very preterm have decreased brain volumes
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Brain 125:1616-23. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Grey and white matter distribution in very preterm adolescents mediates neurodevelopmental outcome
    Chiara Nosarti
    Department of Psychiatry, King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Brain 131:205-17. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Altered functional neuroanatomy of response inhibition in adolescent males who were born very preterm
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:265-71. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Impaired executive functioning in young adults born very preterm
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Section of General Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry and Kings College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:571-81. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Hyperactivity in adolescents born very preterm is associated with decreased caudate volume
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 57:661-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Corpus callosum size and very preterm birth: relationship to neuropsychological outcome
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Section of General Psychiatry, PO Box 63, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Brain 127:2080-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Early psychological adjustment in breast cancer patients: a prospective study
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, The Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 53:1123-30. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Very preterm adolescents show gender-dependent alteration of the structural brain correlates of spelling abilities
    Fiona E Scott
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s Health Partners, King s College London, London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 49:2685-93. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Cerebellar growth and behavioural & neuropsychological outcome in preterm adolescents
    Jennifer Parker
    King s College London, Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Brain 131:1344-51. 2008
  10. pmc White matter and cognition in adults who were born preterm
    Matthew P G Allin
    King s Health Partners, King s College London, Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e24525. 2011

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Adolescents who were born very preterm have decreased brain volumes
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Brain 125:1616-23. 2002
    ..The functional significance of these abnormalities merits further investigation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Grey and white matter distribution in very preterm adolescents mediates neurodevelopmental outcome
    Chiara Nosarti
    Department of Psychiatry, King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Brain 131:205-17. 2008
    ..Thus, anatomical brain changes may contribute to specific cognitive deficits associated with VPT birth and could be used in the identification of those individuals who may be at increased risk for cognitive impairment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Altered functional neuroanatomy of response inhibition in adolescent males who were born very preterm
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:265-71. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Impaired executive functioning in young adults born very preterm
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Section of General Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry and Kings College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:571-81. 2007
    ..The results suggest that, although free from major physical disability, VPT young adults perform worse than controls on tasks involving selective aspects of executive processing, such as mental flexibility and response inhibition...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hyperactivity in adolescents born very preterm is associated with decreased caudate volume
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 57:661-6. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Corpus callosum size and very preterm birth: relationship to neuropsychological outcome
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Section of General Psychiatry, PO Box 63, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Brain 127:2080-9. 2004
    ..These results suggest that very preterm birth adversely affects the development of the CC, particularly its posterior quarter, and this impairs verbal skills in boys...
  7. ncbi request reprint Early psychological adjustment in breast cancer patients: a prospective study
    Chiara Nosarti
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, The Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 53:1123-30. 2002
    ..This study attempted to identify and understand the risk factors for developing such problems...
  8. doi request reprint Very preterm adolescents show gender-dependent alteration of the structural brain correlates of spelling abilities
    Fiona E Scott
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s Health Partners, King s College London, London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 49:2685-93. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Cerebellar growth and behavioural & neuropsychological outcome in preterm adolescents
    Jennifer Parker
    King s College London, Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Brain 131:1344-51. 2008
    ..We have demonstrated a reduction in cerebellar volume between adolescence and young adulthood in VPT individuals, which is correlated with reduced self-reported wellbeing...
  10. pmc White matter and cognition in adults who were born preterm
    Matthew P G Allin
    King s Health Partners, King s College London, Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e24525. 2011
    ..Individuals born very preterm (before 33 weeks of gestation, VPT) are at risk of damage to developing white matter, which may affect later cognition and behaviour...
  11. ncbi request reprint Growth of the corpus callosum in adolescents born preterm
    Matthew Allin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, England
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:1183-9. 2007
    ..To examine the growth of the corpus callosum between adolescence and early adulthood in individuals who were born before 33 weeks' gestation (very preterm [VPT]) and its relation to neuropsychological function...
  12. doi request reprint The neural basis of response inhibition and attention allocation as mediated by gestational age
    Emma J Lawrence
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:1038-50. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Structural covariance in the cortex of very preterm adolescents: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Chiara Nosarti
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry and King s College London, London, UK
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:1615-25. 2011
    ....
  14. pmc Neonatal brain injury and neuroanatomy of memory processing following very preterm birth in adulthood: an fMRI study
    Anastasia K Kalpakidou
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s Health Partners, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e34858. 2012
    ..However, the significant between-group functional neuroanatomical differences were not directly attributable to the detected structural regional differences...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brain volumes in adult survivors of very low birth weight: a sibling-controlled study
    Paul Fearon
    Section of General Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine, Box 63, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 114:367-71. 2004
    ..To establish whether adults who were born very low birth weight (VLBW) show altered volumes of certain brain structures...
  16. pmc Opposite effects of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol on human brain function and psychopathology
    Sagnik Bhattacharyya
    Section of Neuroimaging, Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 35:764-74. 2010
    ..Delta-9-THC and CBD can have opposite effects on regional brain function, which may underlie their different symptomatic and behavioral effects, and CBD's ability to block the psychotogenic effects of Delta-9-THC...
  17. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor MRI of the corpus callosum and cognitive function in adults born preterm
    Dimitris Kontis
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Neuroreport 20:424-8. 2009
    ..The groups demonstrated different patterns of correlations between verbal learning and tract-specific FA and MD, consistent with the reorganization of white matter structure in adults born very preterm...
  18. doi request reprint Neural substrates of letter fluency processing in young adults who were born very preterm: alterations in frontal and striatal regions
    Chiara Nosarti
    Department of Psychiatry, Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry and King s College London, London, UK
    Neuroimage 47:1904-13. 2009
    ..However, fMRI results were only partly explained by structural changes, and may reflect processes of functional plasticity for the successful completion of executive-type operations...
  19. doi request reprint Preterm birth and psychiatric disorders in young adult life
    Chiara Nosarti
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s Health Partners, King s College London, London, UK
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:E1-8. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether these associations pertain to other adult-onset psychiatric disorders and whether these perinatal events are independent...
  20. doi request reprint Preterm birth and adolescent social functioning-alterations in emotion-processing brain areas
    Elaine Healy
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s Health Partners, King s College London, London, United Kingdom Lucena Clinic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland
    J Pediatr 163:1596-604. 2013
    ..To investigate the relationship between preterm birth, adolescent, and adult psychosocial outcomes, and alterations in gray matter volume...
  21. pmc The impact of second language learning on semantic and nonsemantic first language reading
    Chiara Nosarti
    Department of Psychiatry, Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Cereb Cortex 20:315-27. 2010
    ..Our observations were in a context that required participants to switch between languages. They motivate future fMRI studies to test whether first language reading is also altered in contexts when the second language is not in use...
  22. doi request reprint Amygdala, hippocampal and corpus callosum size following severe early institutional deprivation: the English and Romanian Adoptees study pilot
    Mitul A Mehta
    Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:943-51. 2009
    ..These pilot findings highlight the need for future studies to confirm the sensitivity of the amygdala to early deprivation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Progressive increase of frontostriatal brain activation from childhood to adulthood during event-related tasks of cognitive control
    Katya Rubia
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:973-93. 2006
    ..The findings suggest progressive maturation of task-specific frontostriatal and frontocortical networks for cognitive control functions in the transition from childhood to mid-adulthood...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of very low birthweight on brain structure in adulthood
    Matthew Allin
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:46-53. 2004
    ..We conclude that these diffuse abnormalities of grey and white matter are a consequence of the interaction of perinatal brain injury and ongoing neurodevelopmental processes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vermis and lateral lobes of the cerebellum in adolescents born very preterm
    Matthew P G Allin
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Neuroreport 16:1821-4. 2005
    ..Vermis volume was less strongly related to cognitive function. Volume decrement of the lateral lobes, rather than the vermis, is associated with neuropsychological dysfunction in very preterm individuals...
  26. doi request reprint Modulation of mediotemporal and ventrostriatal function in humans by Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol: a neural basis for the effects of Cannabis sativa on learning and psychosis
    Sagnik Bhattacharyya
    Section of Neuroimaging, Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Box P067, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:442-51. 2009
    ..Cannabis sativa use can impair verbal learning, provoke acute psychosis, and increase the risk of schizophrenia. It is unclear where C. sativa acts in the human brain to modulate verbal learning and to induce psychotic symptoms...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cerebral asymmetry in 14 year olds born very preterm
    Kristin Lancefield
    Department of Forensic Mental Health Science, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Brain Res 1093:33-40. 2006
    ..Neonatal periventricular haemorrhage with ventricular dilatation revealed by ultrasound may be associated with reversal of asymmetry in the sensorimotor area...
  28. doi request reprint Structural and functional brain correlates of behavioral outcomes during adolescence
    Chiara Nosarti
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s Health Partners, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Early Hum Dev 89:221-7. 2013
    ..The neurodevelopmental hypothesis is used as a theoretical framework, according to which early brain lesions interact with the developing brain to increase later vulnerability to psychopathology...
  29. doi request reprint COMT gene polymorphism and corpus callosum morphometry in preterm born adults
    Anirban Dutt
    NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry King s College London, London, UK
    Neuroimage 54:148-53. 2011
    ..It is not known whether this polymorphism is associated with CC morphometry in individuals born preterm...
  30. pmc Subregional hippocampal deformations in major depressive disorder
    James Cole
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 126:272-7. 2010
    ..The present study sought to examine hippocampal volume and subregional morphology in patients with major depressive disorder, who were all medication-free and in an acute depressive episode of moderate severity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Who benefits?: distress, adjustment and benefit-finding among breast cancer survivors
    Jessica Tartaro
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, PO Box 871104, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 23:45-64. 2005
    ..Results of the current study suggest that a woman's distress prior to receiving her diagnosis of breast cancer may be related to her ability to find benefit during later stages of her illness...