Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Anticipatory activation in the amygdala and anterior cingulate in generalized anxiety disorder and prediction of treatment responseJack B Nitschke
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53705 2280, USA
Am J Psychiatry 166:302-10. 2009..This study tested whether patients with generalized anxiety disorder have alterations in anticipatory amygdala function and whether anticipatory activity in the anterior cingulate cortex predicts treatment response...
- Orbitofrontal cortex tracks positive mood in mothers viewing pictures of their newborn infantsJack B Nitschke
W M Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior and Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
Neuroimage 21:583-92. 2004..Furthermore, individual variations in orbitofrontal activation to infant stimuli may reflect an important dimension of maternal attachment...
- Prefrontal cortex activity differentiates processes affecting memory in depressionJack B Nitschke
W M Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, Waisman Center, Room T229, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
Biol Psychol 67:125-43. 2004..These results highlight the importance of distinguishing processes that influence memory performance when investigating the neural mechanisms of cognitive deficit and bias in depression...
- Functional neuroanatomy of aversion and its anticipationJack B Nitschke
The Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Waisman Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
Neuroimage 29:106-16. 2006..These results show that anticipation of aversion recruits key brain regions that respond to aversion, thereby potentially enhancing adaptive responses to aversive events...
- Altering expectancy dampens neural response to aversive taste in primary taste cortexJack B Nitschke
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Waisman Center, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2274, USA
Nat Neurosci 9:435-42. 2006..In addition, the activation of the right insula and operculum tracked online ratings of the aversiveness for each taste. Such expectancy-driven modulation of primary sensory cortex may affect perceptions of external events...
- Brain mechanisms of expectation associated with insula and amygdala response to aversive taste: implications for placeboIssidoros Sarinopoulos
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Waisman Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705-2274, USA
Brain Behav Immun 20:120-32. 2006..Altering expectancies of upcoming aversive events are shown here to depend on robust functional associations among brain regions implicated in prior work on the placebo effect...
- Worry, generalized anxiety disorder, and emotion: evidence from the EEG gamma bandDesmond J Oathes
Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
Biol Psychol 79:165-70. 2008....
- State of the union between cognitive neuroscience and emotionDesmond J Oathes
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Expert Rev Neurother 8:1025-7. 2008..Neurotherapeutics and individual differences in treatment responsivity may be on the horizon...
- Worry facilitates corticospinal motor response to transcranial magnetic stimulationDesmond J Oathes
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
Depress Anxiety 25:969-76. 2008..These findings suggest that the association between worry and motor preparation cannot be explained by high cognitive load and provide further support for theoretical accounts emphasizing the role of action preparation in anxiety...
- Depression: perspectives from affective neuroscienceRichard J Davidson
Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience and W M Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2280, USA
Annu Rev Psychol 53:545-74. 2002....
- Now you feel it, now you don't: frontal brain electrical asymmetry and individual differences in emotion regulationDaren C Jackson
University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
Psychol Sci 14:612-7. 2003..This relation between resting frontal activation and recovery following an aversive event supports the idea of a frontally mediated mechanism involved in one form of automatic emotion regulation...
- Startle potentiation in aversive anticipation: evidence for state but not trait effectsJack B Nitschke
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706 1696, USA
Psychophysiology 39:254-8. 2002..These data suggest that the aversive nature of stimuli contribute to the potentiation of startle above and beyond the effects of emotional arousal, which may be a universal phenomenon not modulated by individual differences...
- Making a life worth living: neural correlates of well-beingHeather L Urry
Department of Psychology and W.M. Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Psychol Sci 15:367-72. 2004..Appropriately engaging sources of appetitive motivation, characteristic of higher left than right baseline levels of prefrontal activation, may encourage the experience of well-being...
- Distinguishing neural substrates of heterogeneity among anxiety disordersJack B Nitschke
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
Int Rev Neurobiol 67:1-42. 2005
- The effect of anticipation and the specificity of sex differences for amygdala and hippocampus function in emotional memoryKristen L Mackiewicz
Department of Psychology, UCB 345, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14200-5. 2006....
- Common and distinct patterns of affective response in dimensions of anxiety and depressionChristine L Larson
Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116 US
Emotion 7:182-91. 2007..Common and unique patterns of affective responses in the 3 types of mood symptoms are discussed...
- A functional magnetic resonance imaging predictor of treatment response to venlafaxine in generalized anxiety disorderPaul J Whalen
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
Biol Psychiatry 63:858-63. 2008..Here, we sought to determine whether pretreatment amygdala and rostral ACC (rACC) reactivity to facial expressions could predict treatment outcomes in patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)...
- Brain electrical tomography in depression: the importance of symptom severity, anxiety, and melancholic featuresDiego A Pizzagalli
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 57305-2280, USA
Biol Psychiatry 52:73-85. 2002....
- Prefrontal and anterior cingulate contributions to volition in depressionJack B Nitschke
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
Int Rev Neurobiol 67:73-94. 2005