Mark W Gilbertson

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Smaller hippocampal volume predicts pathologic vulnerability to psychological trauma
    Mark W Gilbertson
    Research Service, Veterans Administration Medical Center, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104, USA
    Nat Neurosci 5:1242-7. 2002
  2. pmc Configural cue performance in identical twins discordant for posttraumatic stress disorder: theoretical implications for the role of hippocampal function
    Mark W Gilbertson
    Manchester VA Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:513-20. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive function in monozygotic twins discordant for combat exposure: relationship to posttraumatic stress disorder
    Mark W Gilbertson
    Research Service, Manchester VA Medical Center, NH 03104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:484-95. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Subtle neurologic compromise as a vulnerability factor for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: results of a twin study
    Tamara V Gurvits
    Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, NH, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:571-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of beta blockade, PTSD diagnosis, and explicit threat on the extinction and retention of an aversively conditioned response
    Scott P Orr
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, NH 03104, United States
    Biol Psychol 73:262-71. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Is trauma a causal agent of psychopathologic symptoms in posttraumatic stress disorder? Findings from identical twins discordant for combat exposure
    Mark W Gilbertson
    Department of Research Service, Manchester VA Medical Center, 718 Smyth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1324-30. 2010
  7. pmc Volume of cerebellar vermis in monozygotic twins discordant for combat exposure: lack of relationship to post-traumatic stress disorder
    James J Levitt
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Laboratory of Neuroscience, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Psychiatry Res 148:143-9. 2006
  8. pmc Cavum septum pellucidum in monozygotic twins discordant for combat exposure: relationship to posttraumatic stress disorder
    Flavia S May
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:656-8. 2004
  9. pmc Evidence for acquired pregenual anterior cingulate gray matter loss from a twin study of combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Kiyoto Kasai
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biol Psychiatry 63:550-6. 2008
  10. pmc Clarifying the origin of biological abnormalities in PTSD through the study of identical twins discordant for combat exposure
    Roger K Pitman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Room 2616, Bldg 149, 13th St, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:242-54. 2006

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Publications10

  1. pmc Smaller hippocampal volume predicts pathologic vulnerability to psychological trauma
    Mark W Gilbertson
    Research Service, Veterans Administration Medical Center, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104, USA
    Nat Neurosci 5:1242-7. 2002
    ..Furthermore, severe PTSD twin pairs-both the trauma-exposed and unexposed members-had significantly smaller hippocampi than non-PTSD pairs...
  2. pmc Configural cue performance in identical twins discordant for posttraumatic stress disorder: theoretical implications for the role of hippocampal function
    Mark W Gilbertson
    Manchester VA Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:513-20. 2007
    ..We test the hypothesis that hippocampus-based configural processing deficits are a pre-existing vulnerability factor for unremitting forms of PTSD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive function in monozygotic twins discordant for combat exposure: relationship to posttraumatic stress disorder
    Mark W Gilbertson
    Research Service, Manchester VA Medical Center, NH 03104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:484-95. 2006
    ..The results support the notion that specific domains of cognitive function may serve as premorbid risk or protective factors in PTSD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Subtle neurologic compromise as a vulnerability factor for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: results of a twin study
    Tamara V Gurvits
    Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, NH, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:571-6. 2006
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated subtle neurologic dysfunction in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) manifest as increased neurologic soft signs (NSSs). The origin of this dysfunction is undetermined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of beta blockade, PTSD diagnosis, and explicit threat on the extinction and retention of an aversively conditioned response
    Scott P Orr
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, NH 03104, United States
    Biol Psychol 73:262-71. 2006
    ..This suggests that belief in the presence of a threat is necessary and sufficient for activating a previously established CR...
  6. doi request reprint Is trauma a causal agent of psychopathologic symptoms in posttraumatic stress disorder? Findings from identical twins discordant for combat exposure
    Mark W Gilbertson
    Department of Research Service, Manchester VA Medical Center, 718 Smyth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1324-30. 2010
    ..The current study tests this hypothesis...
  7. pmc Volume of cerebellar vermis in monozygotic twins discordant for combat exposure: lack of relationship to post-traumatic stress disorder
    James J Levitt
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Laboratory of Neuroscience, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Psychiatry Res 148:143-9. 2006
    ..Thus, the results do not support the structural abnormality of cerebellar vermis in combat-related PTSD...
  8. pmc Cavum septum pellucidum in monozygotic twins discordant for combat exposure: relationship to posttraumatic stress disorder
    Flavia S May
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:656-8. 2004
    ..Abnormally large cavum septum pellucidum has been reported in posttraumatic stress disorder; however, the origin of this association is uncertain...
  9. pmc Evidence for acquired pregenual anterior cingulate gray matter loss from a twin study of combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Kiyoto Kasai
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biol Psychiatry 63:550-6. 2008
    ..We employed a case-control design in monozygotic twin pairs discordant for combat exposure to address the preexisting versus acquired origin of brain morphometric abnormalities in PTSD...
  10. pmc Clarifying the origin of biological abnormalities in PTSD through the study of identical twins discordant for combat exposure
    Roger K Pitman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Room 2616, Bldg 149, 13th St, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:242-54. 2006
    ..These results support the conclusion that the latter abnormalities represent antecedent, familial vulnerability factors for developing chronic PTSD upon exposure to a traumatic event...