Akira Kugaya

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in human in vivo serotonin and dopamine transporter availabilities during chronic antidepressant administration
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:413-20. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Brain serotonin transporter availability predicts treatment response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:497-502. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Central type benzodiazepine receptors in Gulf War veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Masahiro Fujita
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University and Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:95-100. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in diencephalon serotonin transporter availability in major depression
    Julie K Staley
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and West Haven VA Connecticut Health Care System, CT 06516, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:40-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Cerebral benzodiazepine receptors in depressed patients measured with [123I]iomazenil SPECT
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:792-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Addition of the alpha2-antagonist yohimbine to fluoxetine: effects on rate of antidepressant response
    Gerard Sanacora
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1166-71. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Increase in prefrontal cortex serotonin 2A receptors following estrogen treatment in postmenopausal women
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06516, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1522-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Beyond monoamines: glutamatergic function in mood disorders
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    CNS Spectr 10:808-19. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between suicidal ideation and enhanced platelet 5-HT2A receptor-mediated calcium mobilization in cancer patients with depression
    Yosuke Uchitomi
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1159-65. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between distressing cancer-related recollections and hippocampal volume in cancer survivors
    Tomohito Nakano
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, 6 5 1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277 8577, Japan
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2087-93. 2002

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in human in vivo serotonin and dopamine transporter availabilities during chronic antidepressant administration
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:413-20. 2003
    ..This apparent SSRI-induced modulation of the dopamine system may be associated with the side effects of these agents, including sexual dysfunction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Brain serotonin transporter availability predicts treatment response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:497-502. 2004
    ..This study used brain imaging to examine the relationship between pretreatment brain SERT availability and transporter occupancy by SSRIs with treatment response in two independent depressed populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Central type benzodiazepine receptors in Gulf War veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Masahiro Fujita
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University and Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:95-100. 2004
    ..To assess the generalizability of this finding to patients with more recent history, we studied central type benzodiazepine receptors in Gulf War veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in diencephalon serotonin transporter availability in major depression
    Julie K Staley
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and West Haven VA Connecticut Health Care System, CT 06516, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:40-7. 2006
    ..The present study evaluated if previous findings that demonstrated decreased 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) transporter availability in depressed patients would be confirmed in a larger sample and also evaluated sex differences...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cerebral benzodiazepine receptors in depressed patients measured with [123I]iomazenil SPECT
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:792-9. 2003
    ..No in vivo study has been reported to measure postsynaptic GABA receptors in the patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Addition of the alpha2-antagonist yohimbine to fluoxetine: effects on rate of antidepressant response
    Gerard Sanacora
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1166-71. 2004
    ..The addition of the alpha2-antagonist yohimbine to fluoxetine appears to hasten the antidepressant response. There is also a trend suggesting an increased percentage of responders to the combined treatment at the end of the 6-week trial...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increase in prefrontal cortex serotonin 2A receptors following estrogen treatment in postmenopausal women
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06516, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1522-4. 2003
    ..This study investigated the effect of estrogen on brain serotonin 2A (5-HT(2A)) receptors in postmenopausal women and whether there was any correlation of receptor changes with cognition and mood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Beyond monoamines: glutamatergic function in mood disorders
    Akira Kugaya
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    CNS Spectr 10:808-19. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between suicidal ideation and enhanced platelet 5-HT2A receptor-mediated calcium mobilization in cancer patients with depression
    Yosuke Uchitomi
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1159-65. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between distressing cancer-related recollections and hippocampal volume in cancer survivors
    Tomohito Nakano
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute East, 6 5 1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277 8577, Japan
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2087-93. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether there is a similar association between distressing cancer-related recollections and hippocampal volume...