Erika E Forbes

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression, child frontal asymmetry, and child affective behavior as factors in child behavior problems
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:79-87. 2006
  2. pmc Objective sleep in pediatric anxiety disorders and major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:148-55. 2008
  3. pmc PER2 rs2304672 polymorphism moderates circadian-relevant reward circuitry activity in adolescents
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 71:451-7. 2012
  4. pmc Research Review: altered reward function in adolescent depression: what, when and how?
    Erika E Forbes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:3-15. 2012
  5. pmc Real-world affect and social context as predictors of treatment response in child and adolescent depression and anxiety: an ecological momentary assessment study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:37-47. 2012
  6. pmc Reward-related decision-making in pediatric major depressive disorder: an fMRI study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1031-40. 2006
  7. pmc Reward-related brain function as a predictor of treatment response in adolescents with major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 10:107-18. 2010
  8. pmc Altered striatal activation predicting real-world positive affect in adolescent major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Loeffler 319, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:64-73. 2009
  9. pmc Healthy adolescents' neural response to reward: associations with puberty, positive affect, and depressive symptoms
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:162-72.e1-5. 2010
  10. pmc Neural systems of threat processing in adolescents: role of pubertal maturation and relation to measures of negative affect
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:429-52. 2011

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression, child frontal asymmetry, and child affective behavior as factors in child behavior problems
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:79-87. 2006
    ..Despite findings that parent depression increases children's risk for internalizing and externalizing problems, little is known about other factors that combine with parent depression to contribute to behavior problems...
  2. pmc Objective sleep in pediatric anxiety disorders and major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:148-55. 2008
    ..To examine objective and subjective sleep problems in early-onset anxiety and depression...
  3. pmc PER2 rs2304672 polymorphism moderates circadian-relevant reward circuitry activity in adolescents
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 71:451-7. 2012
    ..Associations among circadian genes, function in neural reward circuits, and circadian-influenced behavior have not yet been studied in humans, however...
  4. pmc Research Review: altered reward function in adolescent depression: what, when and how?
    Erika E Forbes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:3-15. 2012
    ..Peer-reviewed empirical papers for inclusion in this critical review were obtained by searching PubMed, PsycInfo and ScienceDirect for the years 1990-2010...
  5. pmc Real-world affect and social context as predictors of treatment response in child and adolescent depression and anxiety: an ecological momentary assessment study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:37-47. 2012
    ..Individual differences in the social and affective dynamics of daily life could help to elucidate the characteristics of youth who respond to treatment...
  6. pmc Reward-related decision-making in pediatric major depressive disorder: an fMRI study
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15218, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1031-40. 2006
    ..Depression is postulated to involve decreased activity in reward-related affective systems...
  7. pmc Reward-related brain function as a predictor of treatment response in adolescents with major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 10:107-18. 2010
    ..Final levels of severity and anxiety symptoms were associated with pretreatment striatal reactivity, and rate of anxiety symptom reduction was associated with greater striatal reactivity and lower medial PFC reactivity...
  8. pmc Altered striatal activation predicting real-world positive affect in adolescent major depressive disorder
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Loeffler 319, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:64-73. 2009
    ..The authors tested differences in reward-related brain function in healthy and depressed adolescents, and the authors examined direct links between reward-related brain function and positive mood that occurred in real-world contexts...
  9. pmc Healthy adolescents' neural response to reward: associations with puberty, positive affect, and depressive symptoms
    Erika E Forbes
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:162-72.e1-5. 2010
    ..The current study focused on puberty-specific changes in brain function and their association with mood...
  10. pmc Neural systems of threat processing in adolescents: role of pubertal maturation and relation to measures of negative affect
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:429-52. 2011
    ..Amygdala and VLPFC reactivity were correlated with negative affect and depressive symptoms. Threat-processing changes during puberty may facilitate changes in social behavior and negative affect...
  11. pmc Children's affect expression and frontal EEG asymmetry: transactional associations with mothers' depressive symptoms
    Erika E Forbes
    WPIC Loeffler 319, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:207-21. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that akin to other interpersonal stressors, children's affective characteristics may contribute to maternal depressive symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Children's affect regulation during a disappointment: psychophysiological responses and relation to parent history of depression
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Sennott Square, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Biol Psychol 71:264-77. 2006
    ..Physiological responses associated with affect regulation may help identify children at risk for depression...
  13. pmc Neural systems of positive affect: relevance to understanding child and adolescent depression?
    Erika E Forbes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:827-50. 2005
    ..We review the literature on altered positive affect in depression, suggesting directions for future research. Finally, we discuss the treatment implications of this framework...
  14. pmc Peri-sleep-onset cortisol levels in children and adolescents with affective disorders
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:24-30. 2006
    ..Evidence also indicates that pubertal development may influence the expression of HPA dysregulation. We hypothesized that adolescents with depression and youth with anxiety disorders exhibit elevated peri-sleep-onset cortisol...
  15. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative affect in depression: influence of sex and puberty
    Erika E Forbes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:341-7. 2004
    ..Cortisol was generally unrelated to depression and mood. Findings are consistent with emotion-based models of depression and with the literature on depression and emotion regulation during adolescence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Alterations in reward-related decision making in boys with recent and future depression
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:633-9. 2007
    ..Altered reward processing is postulated to be a feature of depression. Reward processing may be valuable to understanding early-onset depressive disorders, which tend to be chronic and recurrent...
  17. pmc Daily emotional dynamics in depressed youth: a cell phone ecological momentary assessment study
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:241-57. 2011
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  18. pmc Caffeine consumption, sleep, and affect in the natural environments of depressed youth and healthy controls
    Diana J Whalen
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:358-67. 2008
    ..We examined caffeine use and its relation to sleep and affect in youth's natural environments...
  19. pmc Pediatric functional magnetic resonance neuroimaging: tactics for encouraging task compliance
    Michael W Schlund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 7:10. 2011
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  20. pmc "I won, but I'm not getting my hopes up": depression moderates the relationship of outcomes and reward anticipation
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatry Res 194:393-5. 2011
    ..This finding has implications for understanding the developmental pathophysiology of MDD and suggests specific contexts where altered motivational system functioning may play a role in maintaining depression...
  21. ncbi request reprint Affect-modulated startle in adults with childhood-onset depression: relations to bipolar course and number of lifetime depressive episodes
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 210 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychiatry Res 134:11-25. 2005
    ..In unipolar and bipolar forms of COD, unusual affective modulation or maintenance of the startle response, respectively, may reflect underlying deficits in affect regulation...
  22. pmc Nothing to fear? Neural systems supporting avoidance behavior in healthy youths
    Michael W Schlund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Neuroimage 52:710-9. 2010
    ..The present approach may offer developmental affective neuroscience a conceptual and methodological framework for investigating avoidance in childhood anxiety...
  23. pmc Pupillary reactivity to emotional information in child and adolescent depression: links to clinical and ecological measures
    Jennifer S Silk
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1873-80. 2007
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  24. pmc "You can do it!": The role of parental encouragement of bravery in child anxiety treatment
    Jennifer S Silk
    University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:439-46. 2013
    ..Encouragement of bravery increased from pre- to post-treatment for youth who received CBT but not CCT, and pre-treatment encouragement of bravery predicted a better response to treatment, particularly for youth receiving CBT. ..
  25. pmc Physiological and behavioral engagement in social contexts as predictors of adolescent depressive symptoms
    Judith K Morgan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:1117-27. 2013
    ..Withdrawal in multiple social contexts may place boys at risk for depressive symptoms during the vulnerable period of adolescence. ..
  26. pmc The bidirectional association between daytime affect and nighttime sleep in youth with anxiety and depression
    Jennifer C Cousins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:969-79. 2011
    ..This study examines relationships between affect and sleep in youth with affective disorders using ecological momentary assessment (EMA)...
  27. pmc Weekend-weekday advances in sleep timing are associated with altered reward-related brain function in healthy adolescents
    Brant P Hasler
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychol 91:334-41. 2012
    ..We speculate that circadian misalignment associated with weekend shifts in sleep timing may contribute to reward-related problems such as depression and substance abuse...
  28. pmc Reward-related brain function and sleep in pre/early pubertal and mid/late pubertal adolescents
    Stephanie M Holm
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:326-34. 2009
    ..As part of a larger study examining puberty-specific changes in adolescents' reward-related brain function, the current article focuses on the relationship between functional neuroimaging measures of reward and measures of sleep...
  29. pmc Neural response to reward as a predictor of increases in depressive symptoms in adolescence
    Judith K Morgan
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychiatry Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurobiol Dis 52:66-74. 2013
    ..monetary reward directly and the longitudinal assessment of parallel changes in pubertal development, neural response to reward, and depressive symptoms...
  30. pmc Emotional reactivity and regulation in anxious and nonanxious youth: a cell-phone ecological momentary assessment study
    PATRICIA Z TAN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:197-206. 2012
    ..However, no study has examined anxious youth's emotional reactivity and regulation in real-world contexts...
  31. pmc Rapid eye movement sleep in relation to overweight in children and adolescents
    Xianchen Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:924-32. 2008
    ..Short sleep duration is associated with obesity, but few studies have examined the relationship between obesity and specific physiological stages of sleep...
  32. ncbi request reprint Regional patterns of brain activity in adults with a history of childhood-onset depression: gender differences and clinical variability
    Anita Miller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:934-40. 2002
    ..Gender and clinical history variables were examined as factors that may influence the relation between EEG and depression...
  33. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression and child internalizing: the moderating role of child emotion regulation
    Jennifer S Silk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:116-26. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that generating positive affect in the face of a potential frustration may be a protective ER strategy for children at risk for depression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Resilience among children and adolescents at risk for depression: Mediation and moderation across social and neurobiological contexts
    Jennifer S Silk
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:841-65. 2007
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of clinical implications of this approach...
  35. pmc Comparisons across depression assessment instruments in adolescence and young adulthood: an item response theory study using two linking methods
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:1267-77. 2013
    ..However, future work is necessary to demonstrate that the PROMIS-Depression measure has reliable associations with external criteria and is sensitive to treatment response. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint A genetic epidemiologic perspective on comorbidity of depression and anxiety
    Douglas E Williamson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:707-26, viii. 2005
    ..In addition, anxious children are at increased risk for developing depression particularly during adolescence...
  37. pmc Pubertal development and behavior: hormonal activation of social and motivational tendencies
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Cogn 72:66-72. 2010
    ..The paper also emphasizes the importance of investigating and understanding the direct influences of puberty on behavior and disentangling these from the broader set of changes during adolescent development...
  38. pmc Negative emotionality moderates associations among attachment, toddler sleep, and later problem behaviors
    Wendy M Troxel
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:127-36. 2013
    ..These longitudinal findings implicate sleep as one critical pathway linking attachment security with adjustment difficulties, particularly among temperamentally vulnerable children...
  39. pmc Translational research applications for the study of adolescent sexual decision making
    Coreen Farris
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 6:78-81. 2013
    ..Moreover, these insights can be further translated to the design and implementation of clinical interventions that improve sexual health...
  40. pmc Dissociable patterns of abnormal frontal cortical activation during anticipation of an uncertain reward or loss in bipolar versus major depression
    Henry W Chase
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 15:839-54. 2013
    ..Here, we studied these groups, examining the neural activation elicited during a guessing task in fronto-striatal regions identified by previous studies...
  41. pmc An altered neural response to reward may contribute to alcohol problems among late adolescents with an evening chronotype
    Brant P Hasler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 214:357-64. 2013
    ..Increased reward-related problems among evening-types may be accompanied by altered neural responses to reward. ..
  42. pmc Prefrontal response and frontostriatal functional connectivity to monetary reward in abstinent alcohol-dependent young adults
    Erika E Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e94640. 2014
    ..In all, these findings build on the extant literature on reward-circuit function in addiction and suggest mechanisms for disrupted function in alcohol dependence. ..
  43. pmc Waiting to win: elevated striatal and orbitofrontal cortical activity during reward anticipation in euthymic bipolar disorder adults
    Robin Nusslock
    Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:249-60. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine whether bipolar disorder, relative to healthy, participants displayed elevated activity in these regions during reward processing...
  44. ncbi request reprint Temporal stability of individual differences in amygdala reactivity
    Stephen B Manuck
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1613-4. 2007