Roma A Vasa

Summary

Affiliation: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Normal rates of neuroradiological findings in children with high functioning autism
    Roma A Vasa
    Laboratory of Neurocognitive and Imaging Research, Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1662-70. 2012
  2. pmc Enhanced right amygdala activity in adolescents during encoding of positively valenced pictures
    Roma A Vasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, 716 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:88-99. 2011
  3. pmc Effects of yohimbine and hydrocortisone on panic symptoms, autonomic responses, and attention to threat in healthy adults
    Roma A Vasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 204:445-55. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Anxiety after severe pediatric closed head injury
    Roma A Vasa
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:148-56. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Memory deficits in children with and at risk for anxiety disorders
    Roma A Vasa
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21211, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:85-94. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of depressed children and adolescents: current issues and potential directions
    Roma A Vasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Biol Psychiatry 59:1021-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomic correlates of CVLT-C performance following pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Cynthia F Salorio
    Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:686-96. 2005
  8. pmc Variability in post-error behavioral adjustment is associated with functional abnormalities in the temporal cortex in children with ADHD
    Simona Spinelli
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:808-16. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Disruptive behaviour disorders and disruptive symptoms after severe paediatric traumatic brain injury
    Joan P Gerring
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Brain Inj 23:944-55. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder after closed head injury in children
    Joan P Gerring
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:157-65. 2002

Research Grants

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Normal rates of neuroradiological findings in children with high functioning autism
    Roma A Vasa
    Laboratory of Neurocognitive and Imaging Research, Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1662-70. 2012
    ..There was no significant effect of diagnosis on the total number of neuroradiological findings or the number of specific brain findings. Implications and future research directions are discussed...
  2. pmc Enhanced right amygdala activity in adolescents during encoding of positively valenced pictures
    Roma A Vasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, 716 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:88-99. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Effects of yohimbine and hydrocortisone on panic symptoms, autonomic responses, and attention to threat in healthy adults
    Roma A Vasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 204:445-55. 2009
    ..Few studies examine how these two neurochemical systems interact to influence anxiety and attention in humans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anxiety after severe pediatric closed head injury
    Roma A Vasa
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:148-56. 2002
    ..To assess the frequency of anxiety symptoms and disorders 1 year after severe pediatric closed head injury (CHI) and to determine the risk factors associated with these postinjury outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Memory deficits in children with and at risk for anxiety disorders
    Roma A Vasa
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21211, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:85-94. 2007
    ..These findings are relevant to understanding the phenomenology of childhood anxiety disorders and may provide insights into the neural circuits underlying these disorders...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of depressed children and adolescents: current issues and potential directions
    Roma A Vasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Biol Psychiatry 59:1021-8. 2006
    ..These factors relate to diagnostic heterogeneity, developmental consistency, and psychobiology. Potentially novel pharmacotherapies are also discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomic correlates of CVLT-C performance following pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Cynthia F Salorio
    Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:686-96. 2005
    ..This finding may relate to widespread diffuse axonal injury, which potentially disconnects brain circuits mediating memory following moderate to severe TBI...
  8. pmc Variability in post-error behavioral adjustment is associated with functional abnormalities in the temporal cortex in children with ADHD
    Simona Spinelli
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:808-16. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Disruptive behaviour disorders and disruptive symptoms after severe paediatric traumatic brain injury
    Joan P Gerring
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Brain Inj 23:944-55. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder after closed head injury in children
    Joan P Gerring
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:157-65. 2002
    ..To describe injury, demographic, and neuropsychiatric characteristics of children who develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) after closed head injury (CHI)...
  11. doi request reprint Different neural patterns are associated with trials preceding inhibitory errors in children with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Simona Spinelli
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, 716 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:705-715.e3. 2011
    ....
  12. pmc Prevalence of aggressive behaviour after severe paediatric traumatic brain injury
    Wesley R Cole
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Brain Inj 22:932-9. 2008
    ..The goals of this study were to explore the prevalence of aggressive behaviours after severe paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) and identify predictors of aggressive behaviours 1 year post-injury...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differences in attention, executive functioning, and memory in children with and without ADHD after severe traumatic brain injury
    Beth S Slomine
    Department of Neuropsychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:645-53. 2005
    ..Although findings provide preliminary support for distinguishing P-ADHD from S-ADHD, further research is needed to investigate neuropsychological differences between these subgroups of children with severe TBI...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging correlates of anxiety after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Roma A Vasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:208-16. 2004
    ..Data on the neural correlates of these conditions are lacking. This study examines the relationship between brain damage, particularly to the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) and temporal lobe, and anxiety symptoms and disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint New onset obsessive-compulsive symptoms in children and adolescents with severe traumatic brain injury
    Marco A Grados
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:398-407. 2008
    ..05). OCS are common after severe pediatric TBI and are associated with greater comorbidities. New onset obsessions are associated with female sex, psychosocial adversity, and mesial prefrontal and temporal lesions...
  16. doi request reprint Intensive care unit variables and outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury: a retrospective study of survivors
    Cynthia F Salorio
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:47-53. 2008
    ..The objective was to obtain acute physiologic variables during the early hospitalization period in a cohort of children prospectively enrolled in another study...

Research Grants2

  1. Cognitive Correlates of Childhood Anxiety Disorders
    Roma Vasa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A panel of 8 experts will each provide specialized training in an area that is critical to the candidate's development. ..