Amelia Versace

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Elevated left and reduced right orbitomedial prefrontal fractional anisotropy in adults with bipolar disorder revealed by tract-based spatial statistics
    Amelia Versace
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 121 Meyran Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1041-52. 2008
  2. pmc An fMRI study of attentional control in the context of emotional distracters in euthymic adults with bipolar disorder
    Benjamin C Mullin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 201:196-205. 2012
  3. pmc Amygdala activity and prefrontal cortex-amygdala effective connectivity to emerging emotional faces distinguish remitted and depressed mood states in bipolar disorder
    Susan B Perlman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:162-74. 2012
  4. pmc Abnormal left and right amygdala-orbitofrontal cortical functional connectivity to emotional faces: state versus trait vulnerability markers of depression in bipolar disorder
    Amelia Versace
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 67:422-31. 2010
  5. pmc Right orbitofrontal corticolimbic and left corticocortical white matter connectivity differentiate bipolar and unipolar depression
    Amelia Versace
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:560-7. 2010
  6. pmc Abnormally increased effective connectivity between parahippocampal gyrus and ventromedial prefrontal regions during emotion labeling in bipolar disorder
    Jorge R C Almeida
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 174:195-201. 2009
  7. pmc Prefrontal cortical and striatal activity to happy and fear faces in bipolar disorder is associated with comorbid substance abuse and eating disorder
    Stefanie Hassel
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Affect Disord 118:19-27. 2009
  8. pmc Elevated amygdala activity to sad facial expressions: a state marker of bipolar but not unipolar depression
    Jorge R C Almeida
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 67:414-21. 2010
  9. pmc Impaired sustained attention and executive dysfunction: bipolar disorder versus depression-specific markers of affective disorders
    Fadi T Maalouf
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:1862-8. 2010
  10. pmc Altered development of white matter in youth at high familial risk for bipolar disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Amelia Versace
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:1249-59, 1259.e1. 2010

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Publications16

  1. pmc Elevated left and reduced right orbitomedial prefrontal fractional anisotropy in adults with bipolar disorder revealed by tract-based spatial statistics
    Amelia Versace
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 121 Meyran Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1041-52. 2008
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  2. pmc An fMRI study of attentional control in the context of emotional distracters in euthymic adults with bipolar disorder
    Benjamin C Mullin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 201:196-205. 2012
    ..Inter-episode bipolar disorder is characterized by abnormal recruitment of attentional control neural circuitry, especially in the context of emotionally distracting information...
  3. pmc Amygdala activity and prefrontal cortex-amygdala effective connectivity to emerging emotional faces distinguish remitted and depressed mood states in bipolar disorder
    Susan B Perlman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:162-74. 2012
    ..We used Granger Causality Mapping (GCM) to map EC between the prefrontal cortex (PFC) and bilateral amygdala and a novel paradigm to assess emotion processing in adults with BD...
  4. pmc Abnormal left and right amygdala-orbitofrontal cortical functional connectivity to emotional faces: state versus trait vulnerability markers of depression in bipolar disorder
    Amelia Versace
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 67:422-31. 2010
    ..Amygdala-orbitofrontal cortical (OFC) functional connectivity (FC) to emotional stimuli and relationships with white matter remain little examined in bipolar disorder individuals (BD)...
  5. pmc Right orbitofrontal corticolimbic and left corticocortical white matter connectivity differentiate bipolar and unipolar depression
    Amelia Versace
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:560-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine whether whole brain white matter connectivity differentiated BD from UD depression...
  6. pmc Abnormally increased effective connectivity between parahippocampal gyrus and ventromedial prefrontal regions during emotion labeling in bipolar disorder
    Jorge R C Almeida
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 174:195-201. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Prefrontal cortical and striatal activity to happy and fear faces in bipolar disorder is associated with comorbid substance abuse and eating disorder
    Stefanie Hassel
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Affect Disord 118:19-27. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Elevated amygdala activity to sad facial expressions: a state marker of bipolar but not unipolar depression
    Jorge R C Almeida
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 67:414-21. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Impaired sustained attention and executive dysfunction: bipolar disorder versus depression-specific markers of affective disorders
    Fadi T Maalouf
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:1862-8. 2010
    ..To identify neurocognitive measures that could be used as objective markers of bipolar disorder...
  10. pmc Altered development of white matter in youth at high familial risk for bipolar disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Amelia Versace
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:1249-59, 1259.e1. 2010
    ..Age-related changes in WM microstructure using diffusion tensor imaging with tract-based spatial statistics in healthy offspring having a parent with BD were compared with those in healthy controls...
  11. pmc Abnormal amygdala-prefrontal effective connectivity to happy faces differentiates bipolar from major depression
    Jorge Renner Cardoso de Almeida
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:451-9. 2009
    ..Emotion dysregulation is a core feature of bipolar disorder. Measures of dysfunction in neural systems supporting emotion regulation might therefore help discriminate bipolar from major depressive disorder...
  12. doi request reprint Parsing Dimensional vs Diagnostic Category-Related Patterns of Reward Circuitry Function in Behaviorally and Emotionally Dysregulated Youth in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms Study
    Genna Bebko
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA Psychiatry 71:71-80. 2014
    ..Despite a distinct reward-related neurophysiologic feature in disruptive behavior disorders, findings generally support a dimensional approach to studying neural mechanisms in behaviorally and emotionally dysregulated youth. ..
  13. pmc Abnormal Left-Sided Orbitomedial Prefrontal Cortical-Amygdala Connectivity during Happy and Fear Face Processing: A Potential Neural Mechanism of Female MDD
    Jorge Renner Cardoso de Almeida
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Front Psychiatry 2:69. 2011
    ..003). Conclusion: Different patterns of abnormal prefrontal cortical-amygdala connectivity to happy and fearful stimuli might represent neural mechanisms for the excessive self-reproach and comorbid anxiety that characterize female MDD...
  14. pmc Three-dimensional MRI perfusion maps: a step beyond volumetric analysis in mental disorders
    Paolo F Fabene
    Department of Morphological and Biomedical Sciences, Section of Anatomy and Histology, University of Verona, Italy
    J Anat 210:122-8. 2007
    ..In summary, the three-dimensional analysis method we propose has been shown to be a feasible tool for revealing subtle vascular changes both in normal subjects and in pathological conditions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cerebral atrophy and white matter disruption in chronic schizophrenia
    Nicola Andreone
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:3-11. 2007
    ..It also suggested that physiological aging effects on brain anatomy may be abnormally pronounced in schizophrenia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Investigation of corpus callosum in schizophrenia with diffusion imaging
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Pathology and Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Schizophr Res 79:201-10. 2005
    ..We here further investigated CC organization with diffusion imaging (DWI) in a sample of schizophrenia patients recruited from the epidemiologically defined catchment area of South Verona, Italy...