Susannah E Murphy
Affiliation: University of Oxford
- Imagining a brighter future: the effect of positive imagery training on mood, prospective mental imagery and emotional bias in older adultsSusannah E Murphy
Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity OHBA, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Electronic address
Psychiatry Res 230:36-43. 2015..Future studies are needed to assess the longer-term consequences of such training and the impact on affect and wellbeing in more vulnerable groups. ..
- Salivary cortisol response to infant distress in pregnant women with depressive symptomsSusannah E Murphy
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Arch Womens Ment Health 18:247-53. 2015..Depression during pregnancy is associated with increased reactivity of the HPA axis. This is consistent with altered HPA axis functioning being a key mechanism by which prenatal mood disturbance can impact upon fetal development...
- The effect of the serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) on amygdala function: a meta-analysisS E Murphy
Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Mol Psychiatry 18:512-20. 2013....
- Using functional neuroimaging to investigate the mechanisms of action of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)Susannah E Murphy
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX37JX, UK
Curr Pharm Des 16:1990-7. 2010..It then examines the functional neuroimaging evidence, from both patient and healthy volunteer studies, to suggest that the amelioration of such disruptions is a key mechanism through which SSRIs exert their therapeutic effects...
- Using MRI to measure drug action: caveats and new directionsSusannah E Murphy
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
J Psychopharmacol 25:1168-74. 2011....
- Effect of a single dose of citalopram on amygdala response to emotional facesSusannah E Murphy
Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
Br J Psychiatry 194:535-40. 2009..However, recent reports suggest they may have a much earlier therapeutic onset. A reduction in amygdala responsivity has been implicated in the therapeutic action of SSRIs...
- Short-term antidepressant treatment modulates amygdala response to happy facesRay Norbury
Psychopharmacology Research Unit PPRU, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Neurosciences Building, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 206:197-204. 2009..These early effects of antidepressants may be an important component in the therapeutic effects of antidepressant treatment in patients with depression and anxiety...
- Short-term serotonergic but not noradrenergic antidepressant administration reduces attentional vigilance to threat in healthy volunteersSusannah E Murphy
University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12:169-79. 2009..Future studies are needed to clarify the neural mechanisms through which these effects on threat processing are mediated...
- The role of serotonin in nonnormative risky choice: the effects of tryptophan supplements on the "reflection effect" in healthy adult volunteersSusannah E Murphy
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
J Cogn Neurosci 21:1709-19. 2009..We conclude that serotonin activity plays a significant role in nonnormative risky decision-making under conditions of uncertainty...
- Lateral prefrontal cortex mediates the cognitive modification of attentional biasMichael Browning
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
Biol Psychiatry 67:919-25. 2010..It has been hypothesized, but not proved, that psychological interventions may alter the function of prefrontal regions supervising the allocation of attentional resources...
- No moderating effect of 5-HTTLPR on associations between antenatal anxiety and infant behaviorElizabeth C Braithwaite
Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Warneford Lane, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:519-26. 2013..The aim of the current study was to assess this same potential moderator (5-HTTLPR) in a large population-based cohort study, and to determine whether or not the effects persist into childhood and early adolescence...
- Affective modulation of anterior cingulate cortex in young people at increased familial risk of depressionZola N Mannie
University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
Br J Psychiatry 192:356-61. 2008..We previously found that children of parents with depression showed impaired performance on a task of emotional categorisation...
- Effects of prenatal depressive symptoms on maternal and infant cortisol reactivityElizabeth C Braithwaite
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, 9 South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3UD, UK
Arch Womens Ment Health 19:581-90. 2016..Alternatively, changes to HPA reactivity may not be as central to this association as previously thought. ..
- Symptoms of prenatal depression are associated with raised salivary alpha-amylase levelsElizabeth C Braithwaite
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, 7th Floor Commonwealth Building, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK Electronic address
Psychoneuroendocrinology 60:163-72. 2015..We examined this hypothesis by determining the relationship between symptoms of maternal prenatal depression and diurnal salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) levels...
- Tryptophan supplementation induces a positive bias in the processing of emotional material in healthy female volunteersSusannah E Murphy
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:121-30. 2006..However, evidence of its efficacy as the primary treatment for depression is limited, and the direct action of TRP on the symptoms of depression and anxiety has not been well-characterised...
- Autobiographical memory and well-being in aging: The central role of semantic self-imagesClare J Rathbone
Oxford Brookes University, Department of Psychology, Social Work and Public Health, Oxford, UK Electronic address
Conscious Cogn 33:422-31. 2015..These results highlight the role of semantic self-images in well-being, and have implications for the development of therapeutic interventions for well-being in aging. ..
- Anxiety increases breakthrough of threat stimuli in continuous flash suppressionLiliana P Capitão
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
Emotion 14:1027-36. 2014..This suggests that cognitive interventions for anxiety may benefit from directly targeting such early and potentially preconscious processes...