Ann M Rasmusson

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The neuroendocrinology of posttraumatic stress disorder: new directions
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    CNS Spectr 8:651-6, 665-7. 2003
  2. ncbi An increased capacity for adrenal DHEA release is associated with decreased avoidance and negative mood symptoms in women with PTSD
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and VA National Center for PTSD, Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1546-57. 2004
  3. ncbi Downregulation of BDNF mRNA in the hippocampal dentate gyrus after re-exposure to cues previously associated with footshock
    Ann M Rasmusson
    VA National Center for PTSD, Clinical Neuroscience Division, West Haven, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:133-42. 2002
  4. ncbi Decreased cerebrospinal fluid allopregnanolone levels in women with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:704-13. 2006
  5. ncbi A decrease in the plasma DHEA to cortisol ratio during smoking abstinence may predict relapse: a preliminary study
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, and Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA National Center for PTSD, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 186:473-80. 2006
  6. ncbi Trauma exposure rather than posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with reduced baseline plasma neuropeptide-Y levels
    Charles A Morgan
    National Center for PTSD, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:1087-91. 2003
  7. ncbi Baseline and modulated acoustic startle responses in adolescent girls with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Deborah S Lipschitz
    Neuroscience Division, National Center for PTSD, and the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06824, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:807-14. 2005
  8. doi Adaptation to extreme stress: post-traumatic stress disorder, neuropeptide Y and metabolic syndrome
    Ann M Rasmusson
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 235:1150-62. 2010
  9. ncbi Smoking as a complex but critical covariate in neurobiological studies of posttraumatic stress disorders: a review
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 20:693-707. 2006
  10. doi Predicting emotional responses to potentially traumatic events from pre-exposure waking cortisol levels: a longitudinal study of police and firefighters
    Suzanne L Pineles
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 26:241-53. 2013

Research Grants

  1. GABAergic Neurotransmission in PTSD
    Ann Rasmusson; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi The neuroendocrinology of posttraumatic stress disorder: new directions
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    CNS Spectr 8:651-6, 665-7. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi An increased capacity for adrenal DHEA release is associated with decreased avoidance and negative mood symptoms in women with PTSD
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and VA National Center for PTSD, Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1546-57. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi Downregulation of BDNF mRNA in the hippocampal dentate gyrus after re-exposure to cues previously associated with footshock
    Ann M Rasmusson
    VA National Center for PTSD, Clinical Neuroscience Division, West Haven, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:133-42. 2002
    ..Possible implications for stress-related and other neuropsychiatric disorders associated with deficits in hippocampal function and volume, such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and Alzheimer's Disease, are discussed...
  4. ncbi Decreased cerebrospinal fluid allopregnanolone levels in women with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:704-13. 2006
    ..Alterations in the gamma-amino-butyric acid (GABA) neurotransmitter system have been identified in some populations with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  5. ncbi A decrease in the plasma DHEA to cortisol ratio during smoking abstinence may predict relapse: a preliminary study
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, and Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA National Center for PTSD, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 186:473-80. 2006
    ..Increases in depressive symptoms during smoking cessation have been associated with risk for relapse. Several studies have linked plasma levels of cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or DHEA-sulfate (DHEAS) to depressive symptoms...
  6. ncbi Trauma exposure rather than posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with reduced baseline plasma neuropeptide-Y levels
    Charles A Morgan
    National Center for PTSD, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:1087-91. 2003
    ..The current report addresses this issue...
  7. ncbi Baseline and modulated acoustic startle responses in adolescent girls with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Deborah S Lipschitz
    Neuroscience Division, National Center for PTSD, and the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06824, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:807-14. 2005
    ..To assess baseline and modulated acoustic startle responses in adolescent girls with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  8. doi Adaptation to extreme stress: post-traumatic stress disorder, neuropeptide Y and metabolic syndrome
    Ann M Rasmusson
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 235:1150-62. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi Smoking as a complex but critical covariate in neurobiological studies of posttraumatic stress disorders: a review
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 20:693-707. 2006
    ....
  10. doi Predicting emotional responses to potentially traumatic events from pre-exposure waking cortisol levels: a longitudinal study of police and firefighters
    Suzanne L Pineles
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 26:241-53. 2013
    ..Thus, waking cortisol level may serve to predict divergent types of emotional sequelae following PTEs...
  11. ncbi Salivary cortisol responses to dexamethasone in adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Deborah S Lipschitz
    Yale University School of Medicine, 100 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1310-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate salivary cortisol responses to low-dose dexamethasone in adolescents with PTSD...
  12. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use in inner-city adolescent girls
    Deborah S Lipschitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:714-21. 2003
    ..Inner-city adolescent girls with PTSD exhibit problematic substance use and may be at high risk of developing a comorbid substance-use disorder...
  13. ncbi Neuropeptide-Y, cortisol, and subjective distress in humans exposed to acute stress: replication and extension of previous report
    Charles A Morgan
    National Center for PTSD, 116A, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:136-42. 2002
    ..This study tested whether these findings would be replicated in a sample of U.S. Navy personnel participating in survival school training...
  14. pmc PTSD modifies performance on a task of affective executive control among deployed OEF/OIF veterans with mild traumatic brain injury
    Melissa M Amick
    Translational Research Center for Traumatic Brain Injury and Stress Disorders, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:792-801. 2013
    ..This association was not observed in the mTBI- group. This study underscores the importance of considering the impact of a military-related mTBI and PTSD severity upon affective executive control...
  15. pmc Up-regulation of neurosteroid biosynthesis as a pharmacological strategy to improve behavioural deficits in a putative mouse model of post-traumatic stress disorder
    Graziano Pinna
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Institute, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 24:102-16. 2012
    ....
  16. ncbi Repeated valproate treatment facilitates fear extinction under specific stimulus conditions
    Stephen C Heinrichs
    Research Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurosci Lett 552:108-13. 2013
    ..Results of this study extend previous work suggesting that HDACi's have utility in augmenting the efficiency of fear extinction, although their apparent benefits are critically dependent upon specific parameters of extinction training...

Research Grants2

  1. GABAergic Neurotransmission in PTSD
    Ann Rasmusson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of this research is to identify new neurobiological targets to guide development of improved methods for PTSD treatment and prevention. ..