Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
- Evidence for distinct genetic effects associated with response to 35% CO₂Roxann Roberson-Nay
Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Depress Anxiety 30:259-66. 2013..People with a history of panic attacks or panic disorder are particularly prone to anxious response, suggesting that CO2 hypersensitivity is a robust risk marker of panic spectrum vulnerability...
- Childhood separation anxiety disorder and adult onset panic attacks share a common genetic diathesisRoxann Roberson-Nay
Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
Depress Anxiety 29:320-7. 2012....
- A latent class approach to the external validation of respiratory and non-respiratory panic subtypesR Roberson-Nay
Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, P O Box 980489, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Psychol Med 42:461-74. 2012..e. severity) dimension only; or (3) qualitatively from one another...
- Carbon dioxide hypersensitivity in separation-anxious offspring of parents with panic disorderRoxann Roberson-Nay
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, Richmond, VA, USA
Biol Psychiatry 67:1171-7. 2010..This study examines the influence of familial risk for PD on CO(2) responses in children with SAD. We hypothesized that offspring with SAD of parents with PD would have distinct CO(2) responses...
- Panic disorder and its subtypes: a comprehensive analysis of panic symptom heterogeneity using epidemiological and treatment seeking samplesR Roberson-Nay
Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980489, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Psychol Med 41:2411-21. 2011..The present study represents the most comprehensive examination of phenotypic variance in PD with and without agoraphobia for the purpose of identifying clinically relevant and etiologically meaningful subtypes...
- Increased amygdala activity during successful memory encoding in adolescent major depressive disorder: An FMRI studyRoxann 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...
- Response to 5% carbon dioxide in children and adolescents: relationship to panic disorder in parents and anxiety disorders in subjectsDaniel S Pine
Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:73-80. 2005..Exaggerated responses to CO(2) inhalation have been reported in adults with PD and their unaffected adult relatives, as well as in clinic-referred children with anxiety disorders...
- A developmental examination of amygdala response to facial expressionsAmanda E Guyer
National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 20:1565-82. 2008....
- Striatal functional alteration in adolescents characterized by early childhood behavioral inhibitionAmanda 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....
- Stress responsivity and HPA axis activity in juveniles: results from a home-based CO2 inhalation studyThomas A Terleph
NIMH, NIH, Bldg 15 K, Rm 110, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20817 2670, USA
Am J Psychiatry 163:738-40. 2006..The current home-based study tested the hypothesis that parental panic disorder and offspring response to CO(2) are associated with elevated cortisol levels in juvenile offspring...
- Neural activation during encoding of emotional faces in pediatric bipolar disorderDaniel P Dickstein
Division of Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
Bipolar Disord 9:679-92. 2007..To begin to address these limitations, the current study tests the hypothesis that pediatric BD (PBD) subjects exhibit altered neural activation during encoding of emotional faces compared to typically developing controls...
- Limbic hyperactivation during processing of neutral facial expressions in children with bipolar disorderBrendan A Rich
Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8900-5. 2006..Results implicate deficient emotion-attention interactions in the pathophysiology of BD in youth and suggest that developmental psychobiology approaches to chronic mental illness have broad applicability...
- Fear conditioning in adolescents with anxiety disorders: results from a novel experimental paradigmJennifer Y F Lau
Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health National Institutes of Health, 15K North Drive, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:94-102. 2008..Adult data suggest that anxiety disorders involve elevated fear but intact differential conditioning. We used a novel paradigm to assess fear conditioning in pediatric anxiety patients...
- Development of an abbreviated Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory (SPAI) using item response theory: the SPAI-23Roxann Roberson-Nay
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, Richmond, VA 23298 0489, USA
Psychol Assess 19:133-45. 2007..The SPAI-23 has considerable practical benefits, including a screening of both social and agoraphobic anxiety as well as decreased assessment and scoring time...
- Attention alters neural responses to evocative faces in behaviorally inhibited adolescentsKoraly Perez-Edgar
Department of Psychology, George Mason University, USA
Neuroimage 35:1538-46. 2007..These patterns of reactivity may help sustain early temperamental biases over time and contribute to the observed relation between BI and anxiety...
- Does major depressive disorder in parents predict specific fears and phobias in offspring?Matthew G Biel
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Child Study Center, NYU School of Medicine, New York University, New York, USA
Depress Anxiety 25:379-82. 2008..Elevated rates of specific fears in offspring of parents with MDD+anxiety disorder may be a function of more severe parental psychopathology, increased genetic loading, or unmeasured environmental influences...
- Memory deficits in children with and at risk for anxiety disordersRoma A Vasa
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21211, USA
Depress Anxiety 24:85-94. 2007..These findings are relevant to understanding the phenomenology of childhood anxiety disorders and may provide insights into the neural circuits underlying these disorders...
- Parenting behaviors in parents with anxiety disordersSamuel M Turner
Maryland Center for Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Behav Res Ther 41:541-54. 2003..The results are discussed in terms of how parenting behaviors might influence the development of maladaptive anxiety via social learning and information transfer, and their heuristic implications...