Valerie Voon

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Publications

  1. pmc Measuring "waiting" impulsivity in substance addictions and binge eating disorder in a novel analogue of rodent serial reaction time task
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:148-55. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Psychiatric considerations in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 116:147-54. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Response inhibition in motor conversion disorder
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 28:612-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease: a multicenter case--control study
    Valerie Voon
    Behavioral and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Ann Neurol 69:986-96. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Aberrant supplementary motor complex and limbic activity during motor preparation in motor conversion disorder
    Valerie Voon
    Behavioral and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Mov Disord 26:2396-403. 2011
  6. pmc Mechanisms underlying dopamine-mediated reward bias in compulsive behaviors
    Valerie Voon
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Neuron 65:135-42. 2010
  7. pmc The involuntary nature of conversion disorder
    V Voon
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurology 74:223-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Chronic dopaminergic stimulation in Parkinson's disease: from dyskinesias to impulse control disorders
    Valerie Voon
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet Neurol 8:1140-9. 2009
  9. pmc Impulsive choice and response in dopamine agonist-related impulse control behaviors
    Valerie Voon
    National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bldg 10 Rm 7D37, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 207:645-59. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Amantadine use associated with impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease in cross-sectional study
    Daniel Weintraub
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Neurol 68:963-8. 2010

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Publications30

  1. pmc Measuring "waiting" impulsivity in substance addictions and binge eating disorder in a novel analogue of rodent serial reaction time task
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:148-55. 2014
    ..We developed a novel translation of the task, based on the rodent 5-choice serial reaction time task, testing premature responding in disorders of drug and natural food rewards...
  2. doi request reprint Psychiatric considerations in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 116:147-54. 2013
    ..This chapter reviews the evidence on psychiatric symptoms in the perioperative state including suicidal behaviors, depression, anxiety, mania, apathy, and impulse control disorders. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Response inhibition in motor conversion disorder
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 28:612-8. 2013
    ..Our results point toward potential differences between conversion disorder subgroups. © 2013 Movement Disorder Society...
  4. doi request reprint Impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease: a multicenter case--control study
    Valerie Voon
    Behavioral and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Ann Neurol 69:986-96. 2011
    ..To assess factors associated with impulse control disorders (ICDs) in Parkinson disease (PD) using a multicenter case--control design...
  5. doi request reprint Aberrant supplementary motor complex and limbic activity during motor preparation in motor conversion disorder
    Valerie Voon
    Behavioral and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Mov Disord 26:2396-403. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Mechanisms underlying dopamine-mediated reward bias in compulsive behaviors
    Valerie Voon
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Neuron 65:135-42. 2010
    ..Thus, our findings are consistent with a model whereby a distorted estimation of the gain cue underpins a choice bias toward gains...
  7. pmc The involuntary nature of conversion disorder
    V Voon
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurology 74:223-8. 2010
    ..Using fMRI, we assessed the correlates of self-agency during conversion tremor...
  8. doi request reprint Chronic dopaminergic stimulation in Parkinson's disease: from dyskinesias to impulse control disorders
    Valerie Voon
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet Neurol 8:1140-9. 2009
    ..We integrate these mechanisms with the emerging view of the basal ganglia as a distributive system involved in the selection and facilitation of movements, acts, and emotions...
  9. pmc Impulsive choice and response in dopamine agonist-related impulse control behaviors
    Valerie Voon
    National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bldg 10 Rm 7D37, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 207:645-59. 2010
    ..Dopaminergic medication-related impulse control disorders (ICDs) such as pathological gambling and compulsive shopping have been reported in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  10. doi request reprint Amantadine use associated with impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease in cross-sectional study
    Daniel Weintraub
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Neurol 68:963-8. 2010
    ..Further research, including larger clinical trials, is needed to assess the role of amantadine in the development and treatment of ICDs in PD...
  11. pmc Dopamine agonists and risk: impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease
    Valerie Voon
    Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, Department of Experimental Psychology, Downing Site, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Brain 134:1438-46. 2011
    ..Our results provide a potential explanation of why dopamine agonists may lead to an unconscious bias towards risk in susceptible individuals...
  12. pmc Impaired decisional impulsivity in pathological videogamers
    Michael A Irvine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75914. 2013
    ..Impulsivity is commonly impaired in disorders of behavioural and substance addiction, hence we sought to systematically investigate the different subtypes of decisional and motor impulsivity in a well-defined pathological gaming cohort...
  13. pmc Emotional stimuli and motor conversion disorder
    Valerie Voon
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Brain 133:1526-36. 2010
    ..Greater functional connectivity of limbic regions influencing motor preparatory regions during states of arousal may underlie the pathophysiology of motor conversion symptoms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medication-related impulse control and repetitive behaviors in Parkinson's disease
    Valerie Voon
    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1428, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 20:484-92. 2007
    ..In patients on dopamine agonists, these behaviors as a group are relatively common, can have potentially devastating psychosocial consequences and are commonly hidden...
  15. pmc A multicentre study on suicide outcomes following subthalamic stimulation for Parkinson's disease
    Valerie Voon
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Brain 131:2720-8. 2008
    ..Postoperative depression should be carefully assessed and treated. A multidisciplinary assessment and follow-up is recommended...
  16. ncbi request reprint Medication-related impulse control and repetitive behaviors in Parkinson disease
    Valerie Voon
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, Bldg 10, Room 5S213, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:1089-96. 2007
    ..The study of these behaviors allows not only improved clinical management but also greater insight into a biologically mediated complex behavioral model...
  17. pmc Psychiatric symptoms associated with focal hand dystonia
    Valerie Voon
    Behavioral and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Mov Disord 25:2249-52. 2010
    ..95% of patients with FHD along with a family history of depression in (16 of 39) 41.02%. Overlapping mechanisms manifesting as FHD may also predispose to OC symptoms and likely implicates a common striatal dysfunction...
  18. pmc Validation of the questionnaire for impulsive-compulsive disorders in Parkinson's disease
    Daniel Weintraub
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Mov Disord 24:1461-7. 2009
    ..A positive screen should be followed by a comprehensive, clinical interview to determine the range and severity of symptoms, as well as need for clinical management...
  19. ncbi request reprint Drug Insight: impulse control disorders and dopamine therapies in Parkinson's disease
    Marc N Potenza
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 3:664-72. 2007
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  20. pmc Psychopathology and psychogenic movement disorders
    Sarah Kranick
    Human Motor Control Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Mov Disord 26:1844-50. 2011
    ..A careful psychological assessment is indicated to optimize therapeutic modalities...
  21. pmc Impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease: recent advances
    Valerie Voon
    Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Curr Opin Neurol 24:324-30. 2011
    ..The aim is to review the recent advances in the epidemiology and pathophysiology of impulse control disorders (ICDs) in Parkinson's disease...
  22. pmc Impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease: decreased striatal dopamine transporter levels
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 85:148-52. 2014
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  23. pmc Action-effect binding is decreased in motor conversion disorder: implications for sense of agency
    Sarah M Kranick
    Human Motor Control Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institutes of Neurological Disease and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda Maryland, USA
    Mov Disord 28:1110-6. 2013
    ..We demonstrate that patients with motor conversion disorder have decreased action-effect binding for normal voluntary movements compared with healthy volunteers, consistent with the greater experience of lack of control...
  24. pmc Frequency of impulse control behaviours associated with dopaminergic therapy in restless legs syndrome
    Valerie Voon
    Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Neurol 11:117. 2011
    ..With this study we sought to assess the cross-sectional prevalence of impulse control behaviours (ICBs) in restless legs syndrome (RLS) and to determine factors associated with ICBs in a population cohort in Germany...
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with dopaminergic drug-related pathological gambling in Parkinson disease
    Valerie Voon
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:212-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate factors associated with pathological gambling (PG) in Parkinson disease (PD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Neural Correlates of Sexual Cue Reactivity in Individuals with and without Compulsive Sexual Behaviours
    Valerie Voon
    Department of Psychiatry, Addenbrooke s Hospital, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e102419. 2014
    ..The greater engagement of corticostriatal limbic circuitry in CSB following exposure to sexual cues suggests neural mechanisms underlying CSB and potential biological targets for interventions. ..
  27. pmc Increased ventral striatal volume in college-aged binge drinkers
    Nicholas A Howell
    Toronto Western Research Institute, Division of Brain Imaging and Behaviour Systems Neuroscience, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e74164. 2013
    ..To address this, we compared the grey matter volumes of college-age binge drinkers and healthy controls, focusing on the ventral striatum, hippocampus and amygdala...
  28. pmc Serotonin depletion induces 'waiting impulsivity' on the human four-choice serial reaction time task: cross-species translational significance
    Yulia Worbe
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:1519-26. 2014
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  29. pmc Enhanced avoidance habits in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Claire M Gillan
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:631-8. 2014
    ..To explore how habits, as a putative model of compulsivity, might relate to obsessions and anxiety, we recorded measures of contingency knowledge, explicit fear, and physiological arousal...
  30. pmc Gamma aminobutyric acidergic and neuronal structural markers in the nucleus accumbens core underlie trait-like impulsive behavior
    Daniele Caprioli
    Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:115-23. 2014
    ..However, the molecular and cellular substrates of impulsivity are poorly understood. Here, we investigated a specific form of motor impulsivity in rats, namely premature responding, on a five-choice serial reaction time task...