K A Welch

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Tensor-based morphometry of cannabis use on brain structure in individuals at elevated genetic risk of schizophrenia
    K A Welch
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    Psychol Med 43:2087-96. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Brain structure in adolescents and young adults with alcohol problems: systematic review of imaging studies
    Killian A Welch
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:433-44. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Amygdala volume in a population with special educational needs at high risk of schizophrenia
    K A Welch
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Psychol Med 40:945-54. 2010
  4. pmc The impact of substance use on brain structure in people at high risk of developing schizophrenia
    Killian A Welch
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Schizophr Bull 37:1066-76. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Impact of cannabis use on thalamic volume in people at familial high risk of schizophrenia
    Killian A Welch
    Robert Ferguson Unit, Astley Ainslee Hospital, Edinburgh and Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:386-90. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Orbitofrontal morphology in people at high risk of developing schizophrenia
    G Chakirova
    Imaging lab, Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Kennedy Tower, EH10 5HF, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 25:366-72. 2010

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Tensor-based morphometry of cannabis use on brain structure in individuals at elevated genetic risk of schizophrenia
    K A Welch
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    Psychol Med 43:2087-96. 2013
    ..We used automated image analysis to compare brain structural changes over time in people at elevated risk of schizophrenia for familial reasons who did and did not use cannabis...
  2. doi request reprint Brain structure in adolescents and young adults with alcohol problems: systematic review of imaging studies
    Killian A Welch
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:433-44. 2013
    ..We examine if brain abnormalities are detectable in alcohol use disorders before the fifth decade (i.e., <40), and the brain structural differences associated with alcohol abuse/dependence in adolescence...
  3. doi request reprint Amygdala volume in a population with special educational needs at high risk of schizophrenia
    K A Welch
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Psychol Med 40:945-54. 2010
    ..We predicted that people with intellectual impairment and schizotypal features would exhibit amygdala volume reduction as one of the neuroanatomical abnormalities associated with schizophrenia...
  4. pmc The impact of substance use on brain structure in people at high risk of developing schizophrenia
    Killian A Welch
    Division of Psychiatry, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Schizophr Bull 37:1066-76. 2011
    ..A family history of schizophrenia may render the brain particularly sensitive to the risk-modifying effects of these substances...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of cannabis use on thalamic volume in people at familial high risk of schizophrenia
    Killian A Welch
    Robert Ferguson Unit, Astley Ainslee Hospital, Edinburgh and Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:386-90. 2011
    ..No longitudinal study has yet examined the association between substance use and brain volume changes in a population at high risk of schizophrenia...
  6. doi request reprint Orbitofrontal morphology in people at high risk of developing schizophrenia
    G Chakirova
    Imaging lab, Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Kennedy Tower, EH10 5HF, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 25:366-72. 2010
    ..Abnormalities of orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) sulcogyral patterns have been reported in schizophrenia, but it is not known if these predate psychosis...