M D De Bellis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological function in children with maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:483-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Developmental traumatology: a contributory mechanism for alcohol and substance use disorders
    Michael D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 27:155-70. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of child abuse
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 13:235-41. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical and sexual abuse, depression and alcohol use disorders in adolescents: onsets and outcomes
    Duncan B Clark
    Department of Psychiatry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:51-60. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Biologic findings of post-traumatic stress disorder and child maltreatment
    Michael D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3613, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:108-17. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal volume in adolescent-onset alcohol use disorders
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Adolescent Alcohol Research Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:737-44. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Anterior cingulate N-acetylaspartate/creatine ratios during clonidine treatment in a maltreated child with posttraumatic stress disorder
    M D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 11:311-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental traumatology: the psychobiological development of maltreated children and its implications for research, treatment, and policy
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 13:539-64. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint N-Acetylaspartate concentration in the anterior cingulate of maltreated children and adolescents with PTSD
    M D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1175-7. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in brain maturation during childhood and adolescence
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cereb Cortex 11:552-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological function in children with maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:483-6. 2002
    ..However, there are few studies of cognitive function in children with PTSD. The goal of the current study was to evaluate cognition in children with PTSD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Developmental traumatology: a contributory mechanism for alcohol and substance use disorders
    Michael D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 27:155-70. 2002
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  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of child abuse
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 13:235-41. 2002
    ..In this vulnerable population, longitudinal assessment well past the period of initial insult is imperative to assess the rate of development of skills, to identify deficient areas, and to plan appropriate interventions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical and sexual abuse, depression and alcohol use disorders in adolescents: onsets and outcomes
    Duncan B Clark
    Department of Psychiatry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:51-60. 2003
    ..These results indicate that MDD among adolescents with AUD may be partly attributable to PS Abuse...
  5. ncbi request reprint Biologic findings of post-traumatic stress disorder and child maltreatment
    Michael D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3613, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:108-17. 2003
    ..The following is a brief review of the most recent neurobiologic findings in child maltreatment and related PTSD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal volume in adolescent-onset alcohol use disorders
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Adolescent Alcohol Research Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:737-44. 2000
    ..This study compared the hippocampal volumes of adolescents and young adults with adolescent-onset alcohol use disorders to those of healthy matched comparison subjects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Anterior cingulate N-acetylaspartate/creatine ratios during clonidine treatment in a maltreated child with posttraumatic stress disorder
    M D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 11:311-6. 2001
    ..N-acetylaspartate/creatine ratios increased, and sleep measures improved upon symptom remission...
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental traumatology: the psychobiological development of maltreated children and its implications for research, treatment, and policy
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 13:539-64. 2001
    ..Many suggestions for important future psychobiological and brain maturation research investigations as well as public policy ideas were offered...
  9. ncbi request reprint N-Acetylaspartate concentration in the anterior cingulate of maltreated children and adolescents with PTSD
    M D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1175-7. 2000
    ..Anterior cingulate dysfunction has been implicated in the pathophysiology of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The authors hypothesized that integrity of the anterior cingulate may be affected in childhood PTSD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in brain maturation during childhood and adolescence
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cereb Cortex 11:552-7. 2001
    ..The study of age-related sex differences in cerebral pruning and myelination may aid in understanding the mechanism of several developmental neuropsychiatric disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Right amygdala volume in adolescent and young adult offspring from families at high risk for developing alcoholism
    S Y Hill
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 49:894-905. 2001
    ..Because the amygdala tends to increase in volume during childhood and adolescence, smaller volumes in high-risk children may indicate a developmental delay that parallels delays seen in visual P300 amplitude...
  12. ncbi request reprint A pilot longitudinal study of hippocampal volumes in pediatric maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 50:305-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Whereas these data are from a small sample, the results do not support hippocampal changes in pediatric maltreatment-related PTSD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric co-morbidity in caregivers and children involved in maltreatment: a pilot research study with policy implications
    M D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 25:923-44. 2001
    ..Policies which target identification and treatment of comorbidity may contribute to breaking the intergenerational transmission of maltreatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint The psychobiology of neglect
    Michael D De Bellis
    Duke University, USA
    Child Maltreat 10:150-72. 2005
    ..The author is comprehensively examining these issues as part of the Federal Child Neglect Consortium...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal cortex, thalamus, and cerebellar volumes in adolescents and young adults with adolescent-onset alcohol use disorders and comorbid mental disorders
    Michael D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1590-600. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar volumes in pediatric maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Michael D De Bellis
    Healthy Childhood Brain Development and Developmental Traumatology Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:697-703. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between structural volumes of the cerebellum hemispheres, vermis, brainstem, and clinical variables in pediatric maltreatment-related PTSD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Brain structures in pediatric maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a sociodemographically matched study
    Michael D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1066-78. 2002
    ..Previous anatomical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain studies have not controlled for socioeconomic status...
  18. doi request reprint Neural substrates for processing task-irrelevant sad images in adolescents
    Lihong Wang
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University Medical Center, USA
    Dev Sci 11:23-32. 2008
    ..The pattern of activation to task-irrelevant emotional distraction suggests a possible immaturity of brain function in cognitive control over emotional distraction in adolescents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Abuse and ACTH response to corticotropin-releasing factor
    Michael D De Bellis
    Am J Psychiatry 159:157; author reply 157-8;. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Segmented hippocampal volume in children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Larry A Tupler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:523-9. 2006
    ..We also hypothesized that differences in PTSD subjects would be observed between boys and girls...
  21. ncbi request reprint Childhood post-traumatic stress disorder: an overview
    Michael D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3613, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:745-72, ix. 2005
    ..The importance of developmental and neurobiologic factors and the uniqueness of these factors to children are emphasized...
  22. ncbi request reprint Superior temporal gyrus volumes in maltreated children and adolescents with PTSD
    Michael D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Program Developmental Family Health Clinic and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Rm 392, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:544-52. 2002
    ..Event-related potential abnormalities were previously reported in PTSD, implicating the existence of dysfunction in the primary auditory cortex and adjacent anterior auditory cortex of the STG in adult PTSD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pituitary volumes in pediatric maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Lisa A Thomas
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:752-8. 2004
    ..Previous findings suggest that corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) is elevated in adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), maltreated children, and children with maltreatment-related PTSD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in brain maturation in maltreatment-related pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder
    Michael D De Bellis
    Healthy Childhood Brain Development and Developmental Traumatology Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3613, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 27:103-17. 2003
    ..Recent investigations suggested that pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with adverse brain development. However, sex differences are poorly understood...
  25. pmc Diffusion tensor measures of the corpus callosum in adolescents with adolescent onset alcohol use disorders
    Michael D De Bellis
    Duke Healthy Childhood Brain Development and Developmental Traumatology Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:395-404. 2008
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