Christopher S Monk

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The development of emotion-related neural circuitry in health and psychopathology
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology and the Center for Human Growth and Development, 2000 East Hall, 530 Church Street, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:1231-50. 2008
  2. pmc Neural circuitry of emotional face processing in autism spectrum disorders
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 35:105-14. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Ventrolateral prefrontal cortex activation and attentional bias in response to angry faces in adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 2000 East Hall, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1091-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Amygdala and nucleus accumbens activation to emotional facial expressions in children and adolescents at risk for major depression
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:90-8. 2008
  5. pmc Abnormalities of intrinsic functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorders
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor MI 48109, USA
    Neuroimage 47:764-72. 2009
  6. pmc Amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex activation to masked angry faces in children and adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:568-76. 2008
  7. pmc A preliminary investigation of neural correlates of treatment in adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder
    Julie Maslowsky
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 20:105-11. 2010
  8. pmc Relationship between trait anxiety, prefrontal cortex, and attention bias to angry faces in children and adolescents
    Eva H Telzer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Biol Psychol 79:216-22. 2008
  9. pmc Neural activation to emotional faces in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Shih Jen Weng
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA Neuroscience Program, University of Michigan, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:296-305. 2011
  10. pmc The impact of serotonin transporter (5-HTTLPR) genotype on the development of resting-state functional connectivity in children and adolescents: a preliminary report
    Jillian Lee Wiggins
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neuroimage 59:2760-70. 2012

Research Grants

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Publications39

  1. doi request reprint The development of emotion-related neural circuitry in health and psychopathology
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology and the Center for Human Growth and Development, 2000 East Hall, 530 Church Street, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:1231-50. 2008
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  2. pmc Neural circuitry of emotional face processing in autism spectrum disorders
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 35:105-14. 2010
    ..Specifically, the cognitive domain of attention influences group differences in brain activation. We investigated brain function abnormalities in participants with ASD using a task that monitored attention bias to emotional faces...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ventrolateral prefrontal cortex activation and attentional bias in response to angry faces in adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 2000 East Hall, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1091-7. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Amygdala and nucleus accumbens activation to emotional facial expressions in children and adolescents at risk for major depression
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:90-8. 2008
    ..This study compares amygdala and nucleus accumbens activation in children and adolescents at high and low risk for major depression under varying attentional and emotional conditions...
  5. pmc Abnormalities of intrinsic functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorders
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor MI 48109, USA
    Neuroimage 47:764-72. 2009
    ..These findings indicate that ASD subjects show altered intrinsic connectivity within the default network, and connectivity between these structures is associated with specific ASD symptoms...
  6. pmc Amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex activation to masked angry faces in children and adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder
    Christopher S Monk
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:568-76. 2008
    ..Disturbed interactions between these structures may underlie pediatric anxiety. To date, no study has selectively examined responses to briefly presented threats in GAD or in pediatric anxiety...
  7. pmc A preliminary investigation of neural correlates of treatment in adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder
    Julie Maslowsky
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 20:105-11. 2010
    ..Two effective forms of treatment are cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). This pilot study examined changes in brain function following each type of treatment in GAD...
  8. pmc Relationship between trait anxiety, prefrontal cortex, and attention bias to angry faces in children and adolescents
    Eva H Telzer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Biol Psychol 79:216-22. 2008
    ..e. angry-incongruent versus angry-congruent trials). Trait anxiety was also positively associated with right ventrolateral PFC activation on trials with face stimuli (vesus baseline), irrespective of their emotional content...
  9. pmc Neural activation to emotional faces in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Shih Jen Weng
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA Neuroscience Program, University of Michigan, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:296-305. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc The impact of serotonin transporter (5-HTTLPR) genotype on the development of resting-state functional connectivity in children and adolescents: a preliminary report
    Jillian Lee Wiggins
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neuroimage 59:2760-70. 2012
    ..This preliminary report expands our understanding of the genetic influences on the development of large-scale brain connectivity and lays down the foundation for future research and replication of the results with a larger sample...
  11. pmc Recognition of facial emotions among maltreated children with high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder
    Carrie L Masten
    Department of Psychology, University of California, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:139-53. 2008
    ..However, research has provided little evidence indicating how high rates of PTSD might relate to maltreated children's processing of emotions...
  12. pmc Alterations of resting state functional connectivity in the default network in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Shih Jen Weng
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Brain Res 1313:202-14. 2010
    ..The findings also show that weaker connectivity within the default network is associated with specific impairments in ASD...
  13. pmc Neural and behavioral responses to threatening emotion faces in children as a function of the short allele of the serotonin transporter gene
    Moriah E Thomason
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Biol Psychol 85:38-44. 2010
    ..These results indicate that in children and adolescents, s-allele carriers can be distinguished from l-allele homozygotes on the basis of hypervigilant behavioral and neural processing of negative material...
  14. pmc Amygdala habituation and prefrontal functional connectivity in youth with autism spectrum disorders
    Johnna R Swartz
    University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:84-93. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint fMRI predictors of treatment outcome in pediatric anxiety disorders
    Erin B McClure
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, P O Box 5010, Atlanta, GA 30302 5010, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 191:97-105. 2007
    ..Interest has emerged in this phenomenon as a possible biological marker for individuals who are likely to benefit from tailored treatment approaches...
  16. pmc Disrupted cortico-cerebellar connectivity in older adults
    Jessica A Bernard
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA
    Neuroimage 83:103-19. 2013
    ..These results extend our understanding of the resting state networks of the aging brain to include cortico-cerebellar networks, and indicate that age differences in network connectivity strength are important for behavior. ..
  17. pmc Lifespan differences in cortico-striatal resting state connectivity
    Jin Bo
    1 School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Brain Connect 4:166-80. 2014
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  18. pmc Using a self-organizing map algorithm to detect age-related changes in functional connectivity during rest in autism spectrum disorders
    Jillian Lee Wiggins
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Brain Res 1380:187-97. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that SOM is a complementary method for calculating connectivity in a clinical population. Additionally, adolescents with ASD have a different developmental trajectory of the default network compared to controls...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of corticolimbic circuitry in the development of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents
    Johnna R Swartz
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 16:133-48. 2014
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Age-related effect of serotonin transporter genotype on amygdala and prefrontal cortex function in adolescence
    Jillian Lee Wiggins
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:646-58. 2014
    ..Findings indicate that low-expressing genotypes may not result in the corticolimbic profile associated with depression risk until later adolescence...
  21. pmc Serotonin transporter genotype impacts amygdala habituation in youth with autism spectrum disorders
    Jillian Lee Wiggins
    Department of Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, Neuroscience Program, Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA, and Department of Psychiatry and Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:832-8. 2014
    ..Our results show that amygdala response to social stimuli in ASD, which may contribute to social symptoms, is genetically influenced...
  22. pmc Age-related changes in the structure and function of prefrontal cortex-amygdala circuitry in children and adolescents: a multi-modal imaging approach
    Johnna R Swartz
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA Electronic address
    Neuroimage 86:212-20. 2014
    ..These findings also have implications for understanding the relation between brain structure, function, and the development of emotion regulation difficulties, such as internalizing symptoms. ..
  23. pmc Resting state cortico-cerebellar functional connectivity networks: a comparison of anatomical and self-organizing map approaches
    Jessica A Bernard
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, USA
    Front Neuroanat 6:31. 2012
    ..Additionally, driving the analyses from the cerebellum is key to determining the complete picture of functional connectivity within the structure...
  24. pmc A developmental examination of amygdala response to facial expressions
    Amanda E Guyer
    National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1565-82. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint Adolescent immaturity in attention-related brain engagement to emotional facial expressions
    Christopher S Monk
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience and Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 20:420-8. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that adults show greater modulation of activity in relevant brain structures based on attentional demands, whereas adolescents exhibit greater modulation based on emotional content...
  26. ncbi request reprint A neuroimaging method for the study of threat in adolescents
    Christopher S Monk
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 43:359-66. 2003
    ..Those who reported increased fear showed right amygdala activation during the threat condition and left amygdala activation in the safe condition. These procedures offer a promising tool for studying youth with anxiety disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint A developmental examination of gender differences in brain engagement during evaluation of threat
    Erin B McClure
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:1047-55. 2004
    ..Recent theoretical models suggest that developmental changes in brain functioning play important roles in the emergence of such gender differences...
  28. ncbi request reprint Experience-dependent plasticity for attention to threat: Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence in humans
    Christopher S Monk
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:607-10. 2004
    ..Examination of plasticity of attention bias with individuals at risk for anxiety disorders may reveal how threatening stimuli come to be categorized differently in this population over time...
  29. ncbi request reprint Attention bias to threat in maltreated children: implications for vulnerability to stress-related psychopathology
    Daniel S Pine
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health Intramurral Research Program, Bethesda, MD 20817 2670, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:291-6. 2005
    ..They tested the hypothesis that attention bias to threatening facial photographs is associated with maltreatment and PTSD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Amygdala and nucleus accumbens in responses to receipt and omission of gains in adults and adolescents
    Monique Ernst
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 15K North Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Neuroimage 25:1279-91. 2005
    ..These developmental differences, if replicated, may have important implications for the development of early-onset disorders of emotion and motivation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Emotion recognition deficits in pediatric anxiety disorders: implications for amygdala research
    Josh Easter
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2670, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:563-70. 2005
    ..This study examines the relationship between face-emotion recognition and anxiety in a sample of children and adolescents participating in a brain-imaging study of amygdala structure and function...
  32. ncbi request reprint Increased amygdala activity during successful memory encoding in adolescent major depressive disorder: An FMRI study
    Roxann Roberson-Nay
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:966-73. 2006
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that adolescent MDD is associated with abnormal amygdala activity during evocative-face viewing...
  33. ncbi request reprint Striatal functional alteration in adolescents characterized by early childhood behavioral inhibition
    Amanda E Guyer
    Emotional Development and Affective Neuroscience Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosci 26:6399-405. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Abnormal attention modulation of fear circuit function in pediatric generalized anxiety disorder
    Erin B McClure
    Emotional Development and Affective Neuroscience Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:97-106. 2007
    ..However, in pediatric anxiety, no research has examined attention modulation of neural response to threat cues...
  35. ncbi request reprint Attention bias to threat faces in children with bipolar disorder and comorbid lifetime anxiety disorders
    Melissa A Brotman
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:819-21. 2007
    ..Although comorbid anxiety disorders are common in children with bipolar disorder (BD), it is unclear how this comorbidity impacts the pathophysiology of the illness...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effects of hydrocortisone on cognitive and neural function: a behavioral and event-related potential investigation
    Christopher S Monk
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health NIH, 15K North Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:505-19. 2002
    ..ERPs and behavioral performance were not affected in the attention and working memory tasks. These findings are consistent with reports indicating that glucocorticoids affect explicit memory and hippocampal function...
  37. ncbi request reprint Choice selection and reward anticipation: an fMRI study
    Monique Ernst
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 15K North Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:1585-97. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Developmental differences in neuronal engagement during implicit encoding of emotional faces: an event-related fMRI study
    Eric E Nelson
    Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1381, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1015-24. 2003
    ..Prior studies document strong interactions between emotional and mnemonic processes. These interactions have been shown to vary across development and psychopathology, particularly mood and anxiety disorders...
  39. ncbi request reprint Human hippocampal activation in the delayed matching- and nonmatching-to-sample memory tasks: an event-related functional MRI approach
    Christopher S Monk
    Institute of Child Development and Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA
    Behav Neurosci 116:716-21. 2002
    ..These findings are consistent with the work from human patients and animal studies, indicating hippocampal involvement in the DMS and DNMS tasks...

Research Grants1

  1. Adolescent Social Phobia and Neurophysiological Function
    Christopher Monk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal is to identify neurobiological and behavioral events that underlie the development of childhood anxiety disorders. ..