Research Publications

Archived Research Publications


Note: Publication data does not include cross-appointed or adjunct members. Academic year runs from July 1st - June 30th.


Books and Book Chapters: 2013-2014 Academic Year


  1. Northoff, G. (2014). Minding the Brain. Palgrave Macmillan ISBN# 978-0-230-28354.

  2. Northoff, G. Unlocking the Brain. Volume II: Consciousness. New York, USA Oxford University Press.

  3. Northoff, G. Unlocking the Brain. Volume I: Coding. New York, USA, Oxford University Press.

  4. Manta S, el Mansari M, Blier P. New strategies for the treatment of mood disorders: vagus nerve stimulation for the treatment of resistant depression. In: Neurobiology of Mood Disorders. Eds: B Guiard & E Dremencov. Bentham Science Publishers, BMC Netherlands (pp. 254-270) May 2014

  5. Murphy L, Bradford J, Fedoroff JP. Treatment of Paraphilias and Paraphilic Disorders. In: Gabbard’s Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders (5Th Ed). Ed. G.O. Gabbard. May 2014 (pp. 669-694) American Psychiatric Association. Arlington VA, USA

  6. Knack NM, Fedoroff JP. The evolution of sex offender treatment: From confinement to consent. In: D. Holmes, J.D. Jacob, & A. Perron (Eds.), Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus: Repression, Transformation and Assistance. (pp. 297-312). Surrey, UK: Ashgate. April 2014.

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Books and Book Chapters: 2012-2013 Academic Year


  1. Bourget D. Self-defence, provocation, and duress. Law and Mental Disorder, A Comprehensive and Practical Approach. Ed. Bloom H, Schneider R. Irwin Law, Toronto, ON, 2013

  2. Flament M, Bissada H, Spettigue W. Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy for Eating Disorders. Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology, 4th Edition. Ed. Stahl SM. Cambridge Press, May 2013

  3. Gray C. Assessment of the suicidal patient in the emergency department. Behavioral Emergencies for the Emergency Physician. Ed. Zun LS. Cambridge University Press, New York, May 2013

  4. Nahon D, Lander NR. PTSD and the common good: An Integrity model perspective. Men, Masculinity and the Common Good in an Age of Economic Uncertainty. Ed. Schnarrs PW, Marino JP. (pp. 154–164). Harriman, TN: Men's Studies Press, 2012

  5. Nahon D, Lander NR. Managing Failure. The Climb: A Handbook for Women Academic Physicians. Ed. Shkimba M, Niéc A, Azad N. (pp. 41-42). McMaster University, 2012

  6. Northoff G. Functional and empirical presuppositions in Russell and Panksepp: Neural predispositions of affect. Categorical versus Dimensional Models of Affect: A Seminar on the Theories of Panksepp and Russell. Ed. Zachar P, Ellis RD. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co, 2012

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Books and Book Chapters: 2011-2012 Academic Year


  1. Cheng M, Wolski J. Mental Health Meets New Media: A Powerful New Portal for Increased Access to Mental Health Services. Service Delivery for Vulnerable Populations: New Directions in Behavioural Health. Steven A. Estrine, Robert T. Hettenbach, Heidi Arthur, Maria Messina (eds). Springer Publishing Company, New York, NY, 2011

  2. Couturier J, Spettigue W. Pharmacotherapy for Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Clinical Handbook. Ed. Daniel Le Grange and James Lock, Guilford Press, 2011

  3. Flament MF, Bissada H, Spettigue W. Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy for Eating Disorders. Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology, 4th Edition. Ed. Stephen M. Stahl, Cambridge Press, 2012

  4. Lander NR, Nahon D. Finding meaningfulness & harmony in daily life: The Integrity model in counselling and psychotherapy with men; a reflective workshop on value clarification. Beyond borders: Masculinities and margins: The 17th Annual American Men's Studies Conference Proceedings. Ed. Harrison ME, Schnarrs PW. (pp. 130–140). Harriman, TN: Men's Studies Press, 2011

  5. Milin R, Walker S, Duffy A. Assessment and Treatment of Comorbid Psychotic Disorders and Bipolar Disorder. Clinical Manual of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment. Yifrah Kaminer and Ken Winters (eds) Washington DC, 2011

  6. Milin R, Walker S. Life Cycle: Adolescent Substance Abuse. Lowinson & Ruiz's Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook Fifth Edition. Pedro Ruiz, Eric Strain (eds). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

  7. Nahon D, Lander NR. Emerging perspectives on masculinities and men's Lives: Challenging the "myth of the emotionally defective male. Select papers from the 18th Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities, American Men's Studies Association–2010. Ed. Harrison ME, Schnarrs PW. (pp. 20–30). Harriman, TN: Men's Studies Press, 2011

  8. Northoff G. Brain and Religion. What are the Neuronal and Neuro-Epistemic Predispositions of Religous Belief? Interpreting Religion, Mohr Dietrich Korsch, Amber L Griffioen. Siebeck, 2011

  9. Northoff G. Neurobiologische Grundlagen des phänomenalen Selbstbewusstseins. Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie. Gunter Schiepek (Hrsg.) Schatteauer, Germany, 2011.

  10. Northoff G. Neuropsychoanalysis in Practice, Brain, Self and Objects. Oxford University Press, New York. 2011

  11. Northoff G. Psychotherapie und Gehirnaktivität. Psychoneuroimmunologie und Psychotherapie. Christian Schubert (Hrsg.) Schatteauer, Germany, 2011

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Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals: 2013-2014 Academic Year


  1. Ahmed AG. Dysfunctional Anger and Sexual Violence. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 37(2):231-238. June 2014

  2. Ahmed AG, Audu MD, Loza W, Maximenco A. The Prevalence of Extreme Middle-Eastern Ideologies among Some Nigerians. International Journal of Social Sciences Studies. 1(2):161-7, October 2013

  3. Balfour L, Farrar T, McGilvray M, Wilson D, Tasca GA, Spaans JN, Mathews C, Maziya L, Khanyile S, Dalgleish TL, Cameron WD. HIV prevention in action on the football field: the WhizzKids United program in South Africa. AIDS and Behavior. 17(6):2045-52. July 2013

  4. Balthazar ML, Pereira FR, Lopes TM, da Silva EL, Coan AC, Campos BM, Duncan NW, Stella F, Northoff G, Damasceno BP, Cendes F. Neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease are related to functional connectivity alterations in the salience network. Human Brain Mapping. 35(4):1237-46. April 2014

  5. Blier P. Exploiting N-methyl-d-aspartate channel blockade for a rapid antidepressant response in major depressive disorder. Biological Psychiatry. 74(4):238-9. August 2013

  6. Boeker H, Richter A, Himmighoffen H, Ernst J, Bohleber L, Hofmann E, Vetter J, Northoff G. Essentials of psychoanalytic process and change: how can we investigate the neural effects of psychodynamic psychotherapy in individualized neuro-imaging. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:355. August 2013

  7. Bradford J, Ahmed AG. The Natural History of the Paraphilias. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 37(2):xi-xv. June 2014

  8. Cao Y, Wu R, Tai F, Zhang X, Yu P, An X, Qiao X, Hao P. Neonatal paternal deprivation impairs social recognition and alters levels of oxytocin and estrogen receptor α mRNA expression in the MeA and NAcc, and serum oxytocin in mandarin voles. Hormones and Behavior. 65(1):57-65. January 2014

  9. Chagigiorgis H, Michel S, Seto M, Laprade K, Ahmed AG. Assessing short-term, dynamic changes in risk: The predictive validity of the Brockville Risk Checklist. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. 12(4):274-286. December 2013

  10. Chenu F, Shim S, El Mansari M, Blier P. Role of melatonin, serotonin 2B, and serotonin 2C receptors in modulating the firing activity of rat dopamine neurons. Journal of Psychopharmacology. 28(2):162-7. February 2014

  11. Collins B, MacKenzie J, Tasca GA, Scherling C, Smith A. Cognitive effects of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients: a dose-response study. Psycho-Oncology. 22(7):1517-27. July 2013

  12. Collins B, Mackenzie J, Tasca GA, Scherling C, Smith A. Persistent cognitive changes in breast cancer patients 1 year following completion of chemotherapy. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 20(4)370-379. April 2014

  13. de Greck M, Bölter AF, Lehmann L, Ulrich C, Stockum E, Enzi B, Hoffmann T, Tempelmann C, Beutel M, Frommer J, Northoff G. Changes in brain activity of somatoform disorder patients during emotional empathy after multimodal psychodynamic psychotherapy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:410. August 2013

  14. Duncan NW, Wiebking C, Muñoz-Torres Z, Northoff G. How to investigate neuro-biochemical relationships on a regional level in humans? Methodological considerations for combining functional with biochemical imaging. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 221:183-8. January 2014

  15. Ernst J, Böker H, Hättenschwiler J, Schüpbach D, Northoff G, Seifritz E, Grimm S. The association of interoceptive awareness and alexithymia with neurotransmitter concentrations in insula and anterior cingulate. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 9(6):857-63. June 2014

  16. Ernst J, Northoff G, Böker H, Seifritz E, Grimm S. Interoceptive awareness enhances neural activity during empathy. Human Brain Mapping. 34(7):1615-24. July 2013

  17. Fedoroff JP, Di Gioacchino L, Murphy L. Problems with paraphilias in the DSM-5. Current Psychiatry Reports. 15(8):363. August 2013

  18. Gallagher ME, Tasca GA, Ritchie K, Balfour L, Maxwell H, Bissada H. Interpersonal learning is associated with improved self-esteem in group psychotherapy for women with binge eating disorder. Psychotherapy. 51(1):66-77. March 2014

  19. Hamon M, Blier P. Monoamine neurocircuitry in depression and strategies for new treatments. Progress in Neuro-psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 45:54-63. August 2013

  20. Hatcher S, Pimentel A. Do patients and clinicians differ in their assessment of suicidal intent after self-harm using the same suicide questionnaire scale? International Emergency Nursing. 21(4):236-239. October 2013

  21. Hatcher S, Stubbersfield O. Sense of belonging and suicide: a systematic review. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 58(7):432-436. July 2013

  22. Hayes DJ, Duncan NW, Wiebking C, Pietruska K, Qin P, Lang S, Gagnon J, Bing PG, Verhaeghe J, Kostikov AP, Schirrmacher R, Reader AJ, Doyon J, Rainville P, Northoff G. GABAA receptors predict aversion-related brain responses: an fMRI-PET investigation in healthy humans. Neuropsychopharmacology. 38(8):1438-50. July 2013

  23. Henderson K, Buchholz A, Obeid N, Mossiere A, Maras D, Norris M, Harrison M, Feder S, Spettigue W. A family-based eating disorder day treatment program for youth: examining the clinical and statistical significance of short-term treatment outcomes. Eating Disorders. 22(1):1-18. 2014

  24. Huang Z, Dai R, Wu X, Yang Z, Liu D, Hu J, Gao L, Tang W, Mao Y, Jin Y, Wu X, Liu B, Zhang Y, Lu L, Laureys S, Weng X, Northoff G. The self and its resting state in consciousness: An investigation of the vegetative state. Human Brain Mapping. 35(5):1997-2008. May 2014

  25. Humphrey-Murto S, Leddy JJ, Wood TJ, Puddester D, Moineau G. Does emotional intelligence at medical school admission predict future academic performance? Academic Medicine. 89(4):638-43. April 2014

  26. Jaworska N, Blondeau C, Tessier P, Norris S, Fusee W, Blier P, Knott V. Response prediction to antidepressants using scalp and source-localized loudness dependence of auditory evoked potential (LDAEP) slopes. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 44: 100-107. July 2013

  27. Jaworska N, De Somma E, Blondeau C, Tessier P, Norris S, Fusee W, Blier P, Knott V. The auditory P3 in antidepressant pharmacotherapy treatment responders, non-responders and controls. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 23(11): 1561-1569. November 2013

  28. Keating L, Tasca GA, Gick M, Ritchie K, Balfour L, Bissada H. Change in attachment to the therapy group generalizes to change in individual attachment among women with binge eating disorder. Psychotherapy. 51(1):78-87. March 2014

  29. Keating L, Tasca GA, Hill R. Structural relationships among attachment insecurity, alexithymia, and body esteem in women with eating disorders. Eating Behaviors. 14(3):366-73. August 2013

  30. Khacho M, Tarabay M, Patten D, Khacho P, MacLaurin J, Guadagno J, Bergeron R, Cregan S, Harper M-E, Park D, Slack R. Acidosis overrides oxygen deprivation to maintain mitochondrial function and cell survival. Nature Communications. 5:3550. April 2014

  31. Kingston DA, Ahmed AG, Gray J, Bradford J, Seto M. The Assessment and Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adult Forensic Psychiatric Outpatients. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. 35(3):293-300. September 2013

  32. Knott V, Bisserbe JC, Shah D, Thompson A, Bowers H, Villeneuve C, Ilivitsky V. The Moderating Influence of Nicotine and Smoking on Resting-State Mood and EEG Changes in Remitted Depressed Patients During Tryptophan Depletion. Biological Psychology, 94(3): 545-555. December 2013

  33. Knott V, Choueiry J, Dort H, Smith D, Impey D, de la Salle S, Philippe T. Baseline-Dependent Modulating Effects of Nicotine on Voluntary and Involuntary Attention Measured with Brain Event-Related P3 Potentials. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 122: 107-117. July 2014

  34. Knott V, de la Salle S, Smith D, Phillipe T, Dort H, Choueiry J, Impey D. Baseline dependency of nicotine’s sensory gating actions: similarities and differences in low, medium and high P50 suppressors. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 27(9): 790-800, September 2013

  35. Koido K, Janno S, Traks T, Parksepp M, Ljubajev Ü, Veiksaar P, Must A, Shlik J, Vasar V, Vasar E. Associations between polymorphisms of LSAMP gene and schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research. 215(3):797-8. March 2014

  36. Koszycki D, Bilodeau C, Raab K, Bradwejn J. A multifaith spiritually-based intervention versus supportive therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: A pilot randomized trial. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 70(6):489-509, June 2014

  37. Lang S, Duncan N, Northoff G. Resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging: review of neurosurgical applications. Neurosurgery. 74(5):453-65. May 2014

  38. Ledoux AA, Boyer P, Phillips JL, Labelle A, Smith A, Bohbot VD. Structural hippocampal anomalies in a schizophrenia population correlate with navigation performance on a wayfinding task. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 8:88. March 2014

  39. Lee EK, Gutcher ST, Douglass AB. Is Sleep Disordered Breathing Associated with Miscarriages? An Emerging Hypothesis. Medical Hypothesis. 82(4):481-5. April 2014

  40. Lui S, Gong Q, He Y, Northoff G, Sweeney J. Translational Neuroimaging of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders. BioMed Research International. 2014:240769. May 2014

  41. Marmarosh CL, Tasca GA. Adult attachment anxiety: using group therapy to promote change. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 69(11):1172-82. November 2013

  42. Marcoux S, Le ON, Langlois-Pelletier C, Laverdière C, Hatami A, Robaey P, Beauséjour CM. Expression of the senescence marker p16INK4a in skin biopsies of acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors: a pilot study. Radiation Oncology. 8:252. October 2013

  43. Maxwell H, Tasca GA, Ritchie K, Balfour L, Bissada H. Change in attachment insecurity is related to improved outcomes 1-year post group therapy in women with binge eating disorder. Psychotherapy. 51(1):57-65. March 2014

  44. Mela M, Ahmed AG. Ethics and Treatment of Sexual Offenders. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 37(2):239-250. June 2014

  45. Meng X, D’Arcy C, Tempier R. Trends in psychotropic use in Saskatchewan from 1983 to 2007. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 58(7):426-31. July 2013

  46. Milin R. Bipolar disorder and the onset of substance use disorders in adolescents: the emerging story. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 52(10):1004-5. October 2013

  47. Muller E, Bakkar W, Martina M, Sokolovski A, Wong AY, Legendre P, Bergeron R. Vesicular storage of glycine in glutamatergic terminals in mouse hippocampus. Neuroscience. 242:110-27. July 2013

  48. Müller K, Curry S, Ranger R, Briken P, Bradford J, Fedoroff JP. Changes in sexual arousal as measured by penile plethysmography in men with pedophilic sexual interest. Journal of Sexual Medicine. 11(5):1221-1229. May 2014

  49. Murphy L, Fedoroff JP. Sexual offenders’ views of Canadian sex offender registries: A survey of a clinical sample. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science. 45(3):238-249. July 2013

  50. Nakao T, Matsumoto T, Morita M, Shimizu D, Yoshimura S, Northoff G, Morinobu S, Okamoto Y, Yamawaki S. The degree of early life stress predicts decreased medial prefrontal activations and the shift from internally to externally guided decision making: an exploratory NIRS study during resting state and self-oriented task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:339. July 2013

  51. Nakao T, Matsumoto T, Shimizu D, Morita M, Yoshimura S, Northoff G, Morinobu S, Okamoto Y, Yamawaki S. Resting state low-frequency fluctuations in prefrontal cortex reflect degrees of harm avoidance and novelty seeking: an exploratory NIRS study. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 7:115. December 2013

  52. Normand S, Schneider BH, Lee MD, Maisonneuve MF, Chupetlovska-Anastasova A, Kuehn SM, Robaey P. Continuities and changes in the friendships of children with and without ADHD: a longitudinal, observational study. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 41(7):1161-75. October 2013

  53. Northoff G. Brain and self - a neurophilosophical account. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health. 7(1):28. July 2013

  54. Northoff G. Methodological deficits in neuroethics: do we need theoretical neuroethics? Der Nervenarzt. 84(10):1196-202. October 2013

  55. Palepu A, Gadermann A, Hubley A, Farrell S, Gogosis E, Aubry T, Hwang S. Substance use and access to health care and addiction treatment among homeless and vulnerably housed persons in three Canadian cities. PLoS One. 8(10): e75133. October 2013

  56. Qin P, Duncan N, Northoff G. Why and how is the Self-Related to the Brain Midline Regions? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:909. December 2013

  57. Qin P, Grimm S, Duncan NW, Holland G, Guo JS, Fan Y, Weigand A, Baudewig J, Bajbouj M, Northoff G. Self-specific stimuli interact differently than non-self-specific with eyes open versus eyes closed spontaneous activity in auditory cortex. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:437. July 2013

  58. Rabheru K, Wiens A, Ramprasad B, Bourgon L, Antochi R, Hamstra SJ. Comparison of traditional didactic seminar to high-fidelity simulation for teaching electroconvulsive therapy technique to psychiatry trainees. Journal of ECT. 29(4):291-6. December 2013

  59. Rattelade S, Farrell S, Aubry T, Klodawsky F. The relationship between victimization and mental health functioning in homeless youth and adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 29(9):1606-22. April 2014

  60. Scott J, Fowler D, McGorry P, Birchwood M, Killackey E, Christensen H, Glozier N, Yung A, Power P, Nordentoft M, Singh S, Brietzke E, Davidson S, et al. Adolescents and young adults who are not in employment, education, or training. BMJ. 347(7925):f5270. September 2013

  61. Seto M, Ahmed AG. Treatment and Management of Child Pornography Use. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 37(2):207-214. June 2014

  62. Shim S, El Mansari M, Blier P. Modulation of the antidepressant-like effects of sustained administration of carisbamate and lamotrigine on monoaminergic systems: electrophysiological studies in the rat brain. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 347(2):487-96. November 2013

  63. Shore JH, Mishkind MC, Bernard J, Doarn CR, Bell I Jr, Bhatla R, et al. A lexicon of assessment and outcome measures for telemental health. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health. 20(3):282-92. March 2014

  64. Smith DM, Grant B, Fisher DJ, Borracci G, Labelle A, Knott V. Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in Schizophrenia Correlate with P50 Gating. Clinical Neurophysiology, 124: 1329-1335. July 2013

  65. Sochocky N, Milin R. Second generation antipsychotics in Asperger’s Disorder and high functioning autism: a systematic review of the literature and effectiveness of meta-analysis. Current Clinical Pharmacology. 8(4):370-9. November 2013

  66. Stewart JW, McGrath PJ, Blondeau C, Deliyannides DA, Hellerstein D, Norris S, Amat J, Pilowsky DJ, Tessier P, Laberge L, O’Shea D, Chen Y, Withers A, Bergeron R, Blier P. Combination antidepressant therapy for major depressive disorder: speed and probability of remission. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 52:7-14. May 2014

  67. Tasca GA. Attachment and group psychotherapy: introduction to a special section. Psychotherapy. 51(1):53-56. March 2014

  68. Tasca GA, Francis K, Balfour L. Group psychotherapy levels of interventions: a clinical process commentary. Psychotherapy. 51(1):25-29. March 2014

  69. Tasca GA, Hilsenroth M, Thompson-Brenner H. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy or Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa. American Journal of Psychiatry. 171(5):583-584. May 2014

  70. Tasca GA, Ritchie K, Zachariades F, Proulx G, Trinneer A, Balfour L, Demidenko N, Hayden G, Wong A, Bissada H. Attachment insecurity mediates the relationship between childhood trauma and eating disorder psychopathology in a clinical sample: a structural equation model. Child Abuse & Neglect. 37(11):926-933. November 2013

  71. Tempier R, Balbuena L, Lepnurm M, Craig TK. Perceived emotional support in remission: results from an 18-month follow-up of patients with early episode psychosis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 48(12):1897-904. December 2013

  72. Tõru I, Maron E, Raag M, Vasar V, Nutt DJ, Shlik J. The effect of 6-week treatment with escitalopram on CCK-4 challenge: a placebo-controlled study in CCK-4-sensitive healthy volunteers. European Neuro-psychomarmacology. 23(7):645-52. July 2013

  73. Tsen P, El Mansari M, Blier P. Effects of repeated electroconvulsive shocks on catecholamine systems: electrophysiological studies in the rat brain. Synapse. 67(10):716-27. October 2013

  74. Waber DP, McCabe M, Sebree M, Forbes PW, Adams H, Alyman C, Sands SA, Robaey P, Romero I, Routhier MÈ, Girard JM, Sallan SE, Silverman LB. Neuropsychological outcomes of a randomized trial of prednisone versus dexamethasone in acute lymphoblastic leukemia: findings from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute All Consortium Protocol 00-01. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 60(11):1785-91. November 2013

  75. Weissman MM, Wickramaratne P, Pilowsky DJ, Poh E, Hernandez M, Batten LA, Flament MF, Stewart JW, Blier P. The effects on children of depressed mothers’ remission and relapse over 9 months. Psychological Medicine. 1-14. March 2014

  76. Wiebking C, Duncan NW, Qin P, Hayes DJ, Lyttelton O, Gravel P, Verhaeghe J, Kostikov AP, Schirrmacher R, Reader AJ, Bajbouj M, Northoff G. External awareness and GABA--a multimodal imaging study combining fMRI and [18F]flumazenil-PET. Human Brain Mapping. 35(1):173-84. January 2014

  77. Wiebking C, Duncan NW, Tiret B, Hayes DJ, Marjanska M, Doyon J, Bajbouj M, Northoff G. GABA in the insula - a predictor of the neural response to interoceptive awareness. NeuroImage. 86:10-18. February 2014

  78. Wong AY, Borduas JF, Clarke S, Lee KF, Béïque JC, Bergeron R. Calcium influx through N-type channels and activation of SK and TRP-like channels regulates tonic firing of neurons in rat paraventricular thalamus. Journal of Neurophysiology. 110(10):2450-64. November 2013

  79. Xue SW, Li D, Weng XC, Northoff G, Li DW. Different Neural Manifestations of Two Slow Frequency Bands in Resting Functional Resonance Imaging: A Systemic Survey at Regional, Interregional, and Network Levels. Brain Connectivity. 4(4):242-55. May 2014

  80. Yuan C, Zhang Z, Wang Z, Liao W, Chen G, Northoff G, Lu G. Impaired self-referential processing in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: a functional MRI study. Neuroscience Letters. 555:187-92. October 2013

  81. Zaytseva Y, Gutyrchik E, Bao Y, Pöppel E, Han S, Northoff G, Welker L, Meindl T, Blautzik J. Self processing in the brain: A paradigmatic fMRI case study with a professional singer. Brain and Cognition. 87(C):104-108. June 2014

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Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals: 2012-2013 Academic Year


  1. Argintaru N, Chambers C, Gogosis E, Farrell S, Palepu A, Klodawsky F, Hwang S. A cross-sectional observational study of unmet health needs among homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian cities. Public Health. 13:577-586. June 2013

  2. Aubry T, Farrell S, Hwang S, Calhoun M. Identifying the Patterns of Emergency Shelter Stays of Single Individuals in Canadian Cities of Different Sizes. Housing Studies. 28. March 2013

  3. Ballen N, Gandhi J, Norris S, Petit L, Grimshaw J, Swenson R, Aubry T, Lafontaine G, Paquet M-P. Program Evaluation of the Ottawa Regional Perinatal Mental Health Program: Identifying Barriers to Care within the Traditional Academic Hospital Setting. Archives of Women's Mental Health. 16(Suppl):S54. 2013

  4. Batten LA, Hernandez M, Pilowsky DJ, Stewart JW, Blier P, Flament MF, Poh E, Wickramaratne P, Weissman MM. Children of treatment-seeking depressed mothers: a comparison with the sequenced treatment alternatives to relieve depression (STAR*D) child study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 51(11):1185-96. November 2012

  5. Blier P, El Mansari M. Serotonin and beyond: therapeutics for major depression. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society – B Series: Biological Sciences. 368(1615). February 2013

  6. Blier P, Zigman D, Blier J. On the safety and benefits of repeated intravenous injections of ketamine for depression. Biological Psychiatry. 72(4):11-2. August 2012

  7. Bohbot DV, McKenzie S, Lyoko K, Fouquet C, Kurdi V, Schachar R, Boivin M, Robaey P. Virtual navigation strategies from childhood to senescence: evidence for changes across the life span. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 4(28):1-10. 2012

  8. Boivin M, Brendgen M, Dionne G, Dubois L, Pérusse D, Robaey P, Tremblay RE, Vitaro F. The Quebec Newborn Twin Study into adolescence: 15 years later. Twin Research and Human Genetics. 16(1):64-69. February 2013

  9. Bourget D. Forensic considerations around substance-induced psychosis. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 41(2):168-73. June 2013

  10. Bourget D, Gagne P. Women who kill their mates. Behavioral Sciences & the Law. 30(5):598–614. Sep/Oct. 2012

  11. Bradford J, Fedoroff JP, Gulati S. “Can sexual offenders be treated?” International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. 36:235-240. May 2013

  12. Buchy L, Ad-Dab'bagh Y, Lepage C, Malla A, Joober R, Evans A, Lepage M. Symptom attribution in first episode psychosis: a cortical thickness study. Psychiatry Research. 203(1):6-13. July 2012

  13. Cameron C. Book Review: A Mental Health Care Model for Mass Trauma Survivors: Control-Focused Behavioural Treatment of Earthquake, War and Torture Trauma. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, Canadian Psychiatric Association. 58(6). June 2013

  14. Cappelli M, Glennie JE, Cloutier P, Kennedy A, Vloet M, Newton A, Zemek R, Gray C. Physician management of pediatric mental health patients in the emergency department: assessment, charting, and disposition. Pediatric Emergency Care. 28(9):835-41. September 2012

  15. Cappelli M, Gray C, Zemek R, Cloutier P, Glennie E, Doucet G, Lyons J. The HEADS-ED: A rapid mental screening tool for pediatric patients in the Emergency Department. Pediatrics. 130(2):321-327. August 2012

  16. Chenu F, El Mansari M, Blier P. Electrophysiological Effects of Repeated Administration of Agomelatine on the Dopamine, Norepinephrine, and Serotonin Systems in the Rat Brain. Neuropsychopharmacology. 38:275-284. August 2012

  17. Collins B, MacKenzie J, Tasca GA, Scherling C, Smith A. Cognitive effects of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients: A dose response study. Psycho-Oncology. 22:1517-27. 2013

  18. Coughlan H, Cannon M, Shiers D, Power P, Barry C, Bates T, Birchwood M, Buckley S, Chambers D, Davidson S, et al. Towards a new paradigm of care: the International Declaration on Youth Mental Health. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 7(2):103-8. May 2013

  19. de la Salle SI, Smith D, Choueiry J, Impey D, Philippe T, Dort H, Millar A, Albert P, Knott V. Effects of COMT Genotype on Sensory Gating and its Modulation by Nicotine: Differences in Low and High P50 Suppressors. Neuroscience. 241:147-156. June 2013

  20. Doering S, Enzi B, Faber C, Hinrichs J, Bahmer J, Northoff G. Personality functioning and the cortical midline structures—An exploratory fMRI study. PLoS ONE. 7(11). November 2012

  21. Duffy A, Horrocks J, Milin R, Doucette S, Persson G, Grof P. Adolescent substance use disorder during the early stages of bipolar disorder: A prospective high-risk study. Journal of Affective Disorders. 142(1–3):57–64. December 2012

  22. Duncan NW, Gravel P, Wiebking C, Reader AJ, Northoff G. Grey matter density and GABAA binding potential show a positive linear relationship across cortical regions. Neuroscience. 235:226-231. April 2013

  23. Duncan NW. Northoff G. Overview of potential procedural and participant-related confounds for neuroimaging of the resting state. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. 38(2):84–96. March 2013

  24. Duncan NW, Wiebking C, Tiret B, Marjanska M, Hayes DJ, Lyttleton O, Doyon J, Northoff G. Glutamate concentration in the medial prefrontal cortex predicts resting-state cortical-subcortical functional connectivity in humans. PLoS One. 8(4). April 2013

  25. Enzi B, Doering S, Faber C, Hinrichs J, Bahmer J, Northoff G. Reduced deactivation in reward circuitry and midline structures during emotion processing in borderline personality disorder. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 14(1):45–56. February 2013

  26. Enzi B, Duncan NW, Kaufmann J, Tempelmann C, Wiebking C, Northoff G. Glutamate modulates resting state activity in the perigenual anterior cingulate cortex—a combined fMRI-MRS study. Neuroscience. 227:102-9. December 2012

  27. Farinelli M, Panksepp J, Gestieri L, Leo MR, Agati R, Maffei M, Leonardi M, Northoff G. SEEKING and depression in stroke patients: An exploratory study. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 35(4):348–358. 2013

  28. Fedoroff, JP, Di Gioacchino L, Murphy L. Problems with Paraphilias in the DSM-5, Sexual Disorders. Current Psychiatry Report. 15:363. 2013

  29. Fedoroff JP, Richards D. Innovative approaches to ethical issues in the care of people with intellectual disabilities and potentially problematic sexual behaviours. Journal of Ethics in Mental Health. 7:1-9. November 2012

  30. Fisher DJ, Knobelsdorf A, Jaworska N, Daniels R, Knott V. Effects of nicotine on electroencephalographic (EEG) and behavioural measures of visual working memory in non-smokers during a dual-task paradigm. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 103(3):494-500. January 2013

  31. Fisher DJ, Labelle A, Knott V. Alterations of mismatch negativity (MMN) in schizophrenia patients with auditory hallucinations experiencing acute exacerbation of illness. Schizophrenia Research. 139(1-3):237-245. August 2012

  32. Fisher W, Kohut T, DiGiocchino L, Fedoroff JP. Pornography,sex crimes and paraphilias. Current Contents in Psychiatry. 15(6): 362. 2013

  33. Gandy H. Clinical case rounds in child and adolescent psychiatry - Commentary on: A case of neurological symptoms and severe urinary retention on a pediatric ward: Is this conversion disorder? Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 22(1):64. February 2013

  34. Garber BG, Zamorski MA, Jetly R. Mental health of Canadian Forces members while on deployment to Afghanistan. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 57(12):736-44. December 2012

  35. Garr A, Curry S, Engle-Warnick J, Fedoroff JP, Knack N, Ranger R, Gold I. The Limits of ecological psychology. AJOB Neuroscience. 4(2):21-2. April 2013

  36. Ghanbari R, El Mansari M, Blier P. Electrophysiological impact of trazodone on the dopamine and norepinephrine systems in the rat brain. European Neuropsychopharmacology. 22(7):518-26. July 2012

  37. Goodwin GM, Boyer P, Emsley R, Rouillon F, de Bodinat C. Is it time to shift to better characterization of patients in trials assessing novel antidepressants? An example of two relapse prevention studies with agomelatine. International Clinical Psychopharmacology. 28(1):20-8. January 2013

  38. Han S, Northoff G, Vogeley K, Wexler BE, Kitayama, S. Varnum MEW. A cultural neuroscience approach to the biosocial nature of the human brain. Annual Review of Psychology. 64:335-359. January 2013

  39. Impey S, Chique-Alfonzo M, Fisher D, Shah DK, Knott V. Effects of nicotine on visuospatial attentional orienting in non-smokers. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 106:1-7. May 2013.

  40. Jaworska N, Berrigan L, Ahmed AG, Gray J,Bradford J, Korovessis A, Fedoroff JP, Knott V. The resting Electrophysiological Profile in Adults with ADHD and Co-morbid Dysfunctional Anger: A Pilot Study. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience. 44(2):95-104. April 2013

  41. Jaworska N, Berrigan L, Ahmed AG, Gray J, Bradford J, Korovessis A, Knott V. Resting electrocortical activity in adults with dysfunctional anger: A pilot study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. 203(2-3):229-236. Aug/Sep. 2012

  42. Jaworska N, Berrigan L, Fisher D, Ahmed AG, Gray J, Bradford J, Korovessis A, Fedoroff JP, Knott V. A pilot study of electrocortical activity in Dysfunctional anger: decreased frontocortial activation, impaired attention control, and diminished behavioural inhibition. Aggressive Behavior. 38(6):469-480. Nov/Dec. 2012

  43. Jaworska N, Blier P, Fusee W, Knott V. Alpha power, alpha asymmetry and anterior cingulate cortex activity in depressed males and females. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 46(11):1483-91. November 2012

  44. Jaworska N, Blier P, Fusee W, Knott V. Scalp- and sLORETA-derived loudness dependence of auditory evoked potentials (LDAEPs) in unmedicated depressed males and females and healthy controls. Clinical Neurophysiology. 123(9):1769-78. September 2012

  45. Jobert M, Wilson FJ, Ruigt GSF, Brunovsky M, Prichep LS, Drinkenburg WHIM, Babiloni C, Boeijinga PH, van Gerven JMA, Hirata K, Hegerl U, Kinoshita T, Knott V, et al. Guidelines for the Recording and Evaluation of Pharmaco-EEG Data in Man: The International Pharmaco-EEG Society (IPEG). Neuropsychobiology. 66:201-220. October 2012

  46. Keating L, Tasca GA, Hill R. Structural relationships among attachment insecurity, alexithymia, and body esteem in women with eating disorders. Eating Behaviors. 14:366-373. 2013

  47. Kingston D, Ahmed AG, Gray J, Bradford J, Seto M. The Assessment and Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adult Forensic Psychiatric Outpatients. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. March 2013

  48. Kingston D, Seto M, Ahmed AG, Fedoroff JP, Firestone P, Bradford J. The Role of Central and Peripheral Hormones in Sexual and Violent Recidivism in Sex Offenders. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 40(4):476-85. December 2012

  49. Knott V, Shah D, Millar A, McIntosh J, Fisher D, Villeneuve C, Ilivitsky V. Nicotine, auditory sensory memory and attention in a human ketamine model of schizophrenia: moderating influence of a hallucinatory trait. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 3:172. September 2012

  50. Knott V, Thompson A, Shah D, Ilivitsky V. Neural expression of nicotine's antidepressant properties during tryptophan depletion: An EEG study in healthy volunteers at risk for depression. Biological Psychology. 91(2):190-200. October 2012

  51. Koido K, Traks T, Balõtšev R, Eller T, Must A, Koks S, Maron E, Tõru I, Shlik J, Vasar V, Vasar E. Associations between LSAMP gene polymorphisms and major depressive disorder and panic disorder. Translational Psychiatry. 2(8):e152. August 2012

  52. Koszycki D, Bilodeau C, Zwanzger P, Schneider BH, Flament MF, Bradwejn J. Parental bonds in children at high and low familial risk for panic disorder. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. 44(2):278-89. April 2013

  53. Lampard AM, Tasca GA, Balfour L, Bissada H. An evaluation of the transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral model of eating disorders. European Eating Disorders Review. 21(2):99-107. March 2013

  54. Ledoux AA, Smith A, Bohbot V, Labelle A, Phillips J, Boyer P. Decreased fMRI activity in the hippocampus of patients with schizophrenia compared to healthy control participants, tested on a wayfinding task in a virtual town. Psychiatry Research. 211(1):47-56. January 2013

  55. Leguay D, Boyer P. The organization of psychiatric care in France: current aspects and future challenges. International Review of Psychiatry. 24(4):363-8. August 2012

  56. Liu X, Wu R, Tai F, Ma L, Wei B, Yang X, Zhang X, Jia R. Effects of group housing on stress induced emotional and neuroendocrine alterations. Brain Research. 1502:71-80. March 2013

  57. Malenfant N, Grondin S, Boivin M, Forget-Dubois N, Robaey P, Dionne G. Contribution of temporal processing skills to reading comprehension in 8-year-olds: evidence for a mediation effect of phonological awareness. Child Development. 83(4):1332-46. Jul-Aug. 2012

  58. Manta S, El Mansari M, Blier P. Novel attempts to optimize vagus nerve stimulation parameters on serotonin neuronal firing activity in the rat brain. Brain Stimulation. 5(3):422-9. July 2012

  59. Manta S, El Mansari M, Debonnel G, Blier P. Electrophysiological and neurochemical effects of long-term vagus nerve stimulation on the rat monoaminergic systems. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 16(2):459-70. March 2013

  60. Marcoux S, Robaey P, Gahier A, Labuda M, Rousseau J, Sinnett D, Moghrabi A, Laverdière C, Krajinovic M. Role of NOS3 DNA variants in externalizing behavioral problems observed in childhood leukemia survivors. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 35(4):e157-e162. May 2013

  61. Maron E, Nutt D, Shlik J. Neuroimaging of serotonin system in anxiety disorders. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 18(35):5699-708. 2012

  62. Mathieson F, Collings S, Dowell A, Goodyear-Smith F, Stanley J, Hatcher S. Collaborative research: a case example of dissemination of CBT in primary care. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist. 6. January 2013

  63. Maxwell H, Tasca GA, Gick M, Ritchie K, Balfour L, Bissada H. The impact of attachment anxiety on interpersonal complementarity in early group therapy interactions among women with binge eating disorder. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice. 16(4):255-271. December 2012

  64. Meng X, D'arcy C, Tempier R. Kou C, Morgan D, Mousseau D. Survival of patients with incident dementia who had a pre-existing psychiatric disorder: a population-based 7- year follow-up study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 27(7):683-91. July 2012

  65. Nahon D, Lander NR. Working with men in groups from an Integrity model perspective. Journal of Men's Studies. 21(2):162-177. 2013

  66. Nakao T, Bai Y, Nashiwa H, Northoff G. Resting-state EEG power predicts conflict-related brain activity in internally guided but not externally guided decision-making. NeuroImage. 66C:9-21. October 2012

  67. Norris M, Apsimon M, Harrison M, Obeid N, Bucholz A, Henderson K, Spettigue W. An Examination of Medical and Psychological Morbidity in Adolescent Males With Eating Disorders. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 20(5):405-415. October 2012

  68. Northoff G. A look into emotions with neuroimaging. Medicographica. 35(3):1–6. 2013

  69. Northoff G. From emotions to consciousness – a neuro-phenomenal and neurorelational approach. Frontiers in Psychology. 3:303. August 2012

  70. Northoff G. Gene, brains, and environment—genetic neuroimaging of depression. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 23(1):133–142. February 2013

  71. Northoff G. Immanuel Kant's mind and the brain's resting state. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 16(7):356-359. July 2012

  72. Northoff G. What is Consciousness? A Tridimensional View and Neural Predispositions of Consciousness (NPC). Neuropsychoanalysis. 15(1):59-62. 2013

  73. Northoff G. What the brain's intrinsic activity can tell us about consciousness? A tri-dimensional view. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 37(4):726-738. May 2013

  74. Northoff G, Dumpelmann M. Schizophrenie – eine neuropsychodynamische Betrachtung. Psychodynamische Psychotherapie. 12(1):14–23. 2013

  75. Obeid N, Henderson K, Tasca GA, Lyons J, Norris M, Spettigue W. Growth Trajectories of Maintenance Variables Related to Refractory Eating Disorders in Youth. Psychotherapy Research. 23(3):265-76. May 2013

  76. Oleniuk A. Duncan R, Tempier R. The Impact of Stigma of Mental Illness in a Canadian Community: A Survey of Patients Experiences. Community Mental Health Journal. 49(1):127-32. February 2013

  77. Qin P, Duncan NW, Wiebking C, Gravel P, Lyttelton O, Hayes DJ, Verhaeghe J, Kostikov A, Schirrmacher R, Reader AJ, Northoff G. GABAA receptors in visual and auditory cortex and neural activity changes during basic visual stimulation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 6:337. December 2012

  78. Ravindran AV, Cameron C, Bhatla R, Ravindran LN, Da Silva TL. Paroxetine in the treatment of dysthymic disorder without co-morbidities: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, flexible-dose study. Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 6(2):157-161. April 2013

  79. Stasiak K, Hatcher S, Frampton C, Merry SN. A pilot double blind randomised placebo controlled trial of a prototype computer-based cognitive behavioural therapy programme for adolescents with symptoms of depression. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. 1-17. December 2012

  80. Tasca GA, Lampard AM. Reciprocal influence of alliance to the group and outcome in day treatment for eating disorders. Journal of Counseling Psychology. 59(4):507-17. October 2012

  81. Tasca GA, Ritchie K, Demidenko N, Balfour L, Krysanski V, Weekes K, Barber A, Keating L, Bissada H. Matching women with binge eating disorder to group treatment based on attachment anxiety: outcomes and moderating effects. Psychotherapy Research. 23(3):301-14. 2013

  82. Tempier R, Balbuena L, Lepnurm M, Craig T. Perceived emotional support in remission: results from an 18-month follow-up of patients with early episode psychosis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. May 2013

  83. Thatte S, Makinen JA, Nguyen HN, Hill EM, Flament MF. Partial hospitalization for youth with psychiatric disorders: treatment outcomes and 3-month follow-up. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders. 201(5):429-34. May 2013

  84. Watson SL, Richards DA, Griffiths DM, Fedoroff JP, Miodrag N. Genes, misunderstanding, and rights: A biopsychosocial approach to sexuality and disability. The Nadd Bulletin. 15(3). 2012

  85. Wei B, Tai F, Liu X, Ma L, Yang X, Jia R, Zhang X. Neonatal tactile stimulation alleviates the negative effects of neonatal isolation on novel object recognition, sociability and neuroendocrine levels in male adult mandarin voles (Microtus mandarinus). Physiology & Behavior. 112-113:14-22. March 2013

  86. Wiebking C. Northoff G. Neuroimaging in pedophilia. Current Psychiatry Report. 15(4):351. April 2013

  87. Yang Q, Yan W, Li X, Hou L, Dong H, Wang Q, Dong H, Wang S, Zhang X, Xiong L. Activation of canonical notch signaling pathway is involved in the ischemic tolerance induced by sevoflurane preconditioning in mice. Anesthesiology. 117(5):996-1005. November 2012

  88. Yu C, Tai F, Zeng S, Zhang X. Effects of perinatal daidzein exposure on subsequent behavior and central estrogen receptor α expression in the adult male mouse. Progress in Neuro-psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry. 43:157-67. June 2013

  89. Zajecka J, Kornstein SG, Blier P. Residual symptoms in major depressive disorder: prevalence, effects, and management. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 74(4):407-14. April 2013

  90. Zhang X, Xiong LZ, Ren W, et al. Key opportunity for brain research: Study on glial regulation of advanced brain functions. Chinese Science Bulletin. 57(32):3025-3030. November 2011

  91. Zigman D, Blier P. Urgent ketamine infusion rapidly eliminated suicidal ideation for a patient with major depressive disorder: a case report. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 33(2):270-2. April 2013

  92. Zigman D, Blier P. A framework to avoid irrational polypharmacy in psychiatry. Journal of Psychopharmacology. 26(12):1507-11. December 2012

  93. Zwanzger P, Bradwejn J, Diemer J, Marshall RW, Koszycki D. Differences in saccadic eye movements in subjects at high and low risk for panic disorder. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 18(35):5685-90. December 2012

  94. Zwanzger P, Domschke K, Bradwejn J. Neuronal network of panic disorder: the role of the neuropeptide cholecystokinin. Depression and Anxiety. 29(9):762-74. September 2012

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Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals: 2011-2012 Academic Year


  1. Abbey S, Charbonneau M, Tranulis C, Moss P, Baici W, Dabby L, Gautam M, Pare M. Stigma and discrimination. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 56(10):1-9. 2011

  2. Ahmed AG, Kingston DA, DiGuiseppe R, Bradford J, Seto MC. Developing a clinical typology of dysfunctional anger. Journal of Affective Disorders. 136(1-2):139-48. 2012

  3. Al-Bahlani S, Fraser M, Wong AYC, Sayan BS, Bergeron R, Melino G, Tsang BK. P73 regulates cisplatin-induced apoptosis in ovarian cancer cells via a calcium/calpain dependent mechanism. Oncogene. 30(41):4219-30. 2011

  4. Baghai TC, Blier P, Baldwin DS, Bauer M, Goodwin GM, Fountoulakis, KN, Kasper S, Leonard BE, Malt UF, Stein D, Versiani M, Moller HJ. Executive summary of the report by the WPA section on pharmacopsychiatry on general and comparative efficacy and effectiveness of antidepressants in the acute treatment of depressive disorders. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. 262(1):13-22. 2012

  5. Baghai TC, Blier P, Baldwin DS, Bauer M, Goodwin GM, Fountoulakis KN, Kasper S, Leonard BE, Malt UF, Stein D, Versiani M, Moller HJ. General and comparative efficacy and effectiveness of antidepressants in the acute treatment of depressive disorders: a report by the World Psychiatry Section on Pharmacotherapy. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. 261(Suppl 3):207-45. 2011

  6. Baiocco R, Laghi F, Schneider B, d'Alessio M, Amichai-Hamburger Y, Coplan RJ, Koszycki D, Flament MF. Daily patterns of communication and contact between Italian early adolescents and their friends. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 14(7-8):467-71. 2011

  7. Bakkar W, Ma C-L, Pabba M, Khacho P, Zhang Y-L, Muller E, Martina M, Bergeron R. Chronically saturating levels of endogenous glycine disrupt glutamatergic neurotransmission and enhance synaptogenesis in the CA1 region of mouse hippocampus. Synapse. 65(11):1181-95. 2011

  8. Bardell A, Lau T, Fedoroff JP. Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour in a Geriatric Population. International Psychogeriatrics. 23(7):1182-88. 2011

  9. Berney A, Leyton M, Gravel P, Sibon I, Rosa-Neto P, Diksic M, Pinard G, Blier P, Nordahl TE, Benkelfat C. Brain regional α-[11C]methyl-L-tryptophan trapping in medication-free patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry. 68(7):732-41. 2011

  10. Blier P. Combined treatments for depression as for other medical treatments. American Journal of Psychiatry. 169(1):95. 2012

  11. Blier P. Optimal clinical use of mirtazapine: contribution of neurobiology. CNS Drugs. 25(Special Issue 1):26-29. 2011

  12. Blier P, Briley M. NAAG, NMDA receptor and psychosis. Current Medicinal Chemistry 19(9) (2011). Bergeron R, Coyle JT. The noradrenergic symptom cluster: clinical expression and neuropharmacology. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice. 7(Suppl 1). 2011

  13. Boekhoven B, Bowker A, Davidson S, Cacciato A, Gray B. “Review of arts-based therapies for Canadian youth with lived experience of mental illness”. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. 7(2):164-173. 2012

  14. Bouchard S, Dumoulin S, Talbot J, Ledoux A-A, Phillips J, Monthuy-Blanc J, Labonte-Chartrand G, Robillard G, Cantamesse M, Renaud P. Manipulating Subjective Realism and its Impact on Presence: Preliminary Results on Feasibility and Neuroanatomical Correlates. Interacting with Computers. 24(4):227-36. 2012

  15. Bourget D, Labelle A. Management of pathological aggression in people with psychotic disorders. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. 37(2):e3–e4. 2012

  16. Bourget D, Labelle A. Psychopharmacology for the Clinician. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. 37(2):138. 2012

  17. Chenu F, Ghanbari R, El Mansari M, Blier P. An enhancement of the firing of activity of dopamine neurons as a common denominator of antidepressant treatments? International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 15(4):551-3, (2012)

  18. Chernoloz O, El Mansari M, Blier P. Effects of sustained administration of quetiapine alone and in combination with a serotonin reuptake inhibitor on norepinephrine and serotonin transmission. Neuropsychopharmacology. 37(7):1717-28. 2012

  19. Chernoloz O, El Mansari M, Blier P. Long term administration of the dopamine D3/2 receptor agonist pramipexole increases dopamine and serotonin neurotransmission in the male rat forebrain. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. 37(2):113–121. 2012

  20. Dealberto M-J, Middlebro A, Farrell S. Symptoms of schizophrenia and psychosis according to foreign born in a Canadian sample of homeless persons. Psychiatric Services. October 62(10):1187-93. 2011

  21. de Greck M, Scheidt L, Bolter AF, Frommer J, Ulrich C, Stockum E, Enzi B, Tempelmann C, Hoffmann T, Han S, Northoff G. Altered brain activity during emotional empathy in somatoform disorder. Human Brain Mapping. 33(11):2666–85. 2012

  22. de Greck M, Shi Z, Wang G, Zuo X, Yang X, Wang X, Northoff G, Han S. Culture modulates brain activity during empathy with anger. NeuroImage. 59(3):2871-82. 2012

  23. de Greck M, Wang G, Yang X, Wang X, Northoff G, Han S. Neural substrates underlying intentional empathy. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 7(2):135-44. 2012

  24. Eiff MP, Waller E, Fogarty CT, Krasovich S, Lindbloom E, Douglass AB, Pugno P, Green LA, Carney PA. Faculty development needs in residency redesign for practice in patient-centered medical homes: a P4 Report. Family Medicine. 44(6):387-95. 2012

  25. Ernst J, Northoff G, Boker H, Seifritz E, Grimm S. Interoceptive awareness enhances neural activity during empathy. Human Brain Mapping. 2012

  26. Fedoroff JP. Forensic and Diagnostic Concerns Arising From the Proposed DSM-5 Criteria for Sexual Paraphilic Disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 39(2):238-41. 2011

  27. Fisher DJ, Daniels R, Jaworska N, Knobelsdorf A, Knott V. Effects of acute nicotine administration on resting EEG in nonsmokers. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 20(1):71-75. 2012

  28. Fisher DJ, Grant B, Smith DM, Borracci G, Labelle A, Knott V. Effects of auditory hallucinations on the mismatch negativity (MMN) in schizophrenia as measured by a modified ‘optimal' multi-feature paradigm. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 81(3):245-51. 2011

  29. Fisher DJ, Grant B, Smith DM, Borracci G, Labelle A, Knott V. Nicotine and the hallucinating brain: Effects on mismatch negativity (MMN) in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research. 196(2-3):181-87. 2012

  30. Fisher DJ, Knobelsdorf A, Jaworska N, Daniels R, Knott V. Effects of acute nicotine administration on behavioral and neural (EEG) correlates of working memory in non-smokers. Brain Research. 1429:72-81. 2012

  31. Flament MF, Bissada H, Spettigue W. Evidence-Based Pharmacotherapy of Eating Disorders. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 15(2):189-207. 2012

  32. Flament MF, Hill EM, Buchholz A, Henderson K, Goldfield G. Internalization of the thin and muscular body ideal and disordered eating in adolescence: The mediation effects of body esteem. Body Image. 9(1):68-75. 2012

  33. Gagné P, Moamai J, Bourget D. Psychopathology and Suicide among Quebec Physicians: A Nested Case Control Study. Depression Research and Treatment. Vol. 2011

  34. Ghanbari R, El Mansari M, Blier P. Electrophysiological impact of trazodone on the dopamine and norepinephrine systems in the rat brain. European Neuropsychopharmacology. 22(7):518-526. 2011

  35. Ghanbari R, El Mansari M, Blier P. Enhancement of serotonergic and noradrenergic neurotransmission in the rat hippocampus by sustained administration of bupropion. Psychopharmacology. 217(1):61-73. 2011

  36. Goldfield G, Moore C, Henderson K, Buchholz A, Obeid N, Nguyen H, Flament MF. Physical activity and psychosocial adjustment in adolescents. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 8:157-163. 2011

  37. Goldfield G, Murray MA, Buchholz A, Henderson K, Obeid N, Kukaswadia A, Flament MF. Family Meals and Body Mass Index among Adolescents: Effects of Gender. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 36(4):539-46. 2011

  38. Guiard BP, Chenu F, El Mansari M, Blier P. Characterization of the electrophysiological properties of the triple reuptake reuptake inhibitor SEP 225289 on monoaminergic neurons. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 14(2):211-23. 2011

  39. Guiard BP, El Mansari M, Murphy DL, Blier P. Altered response to the serotonin reuptake inhibitor escitalopram in heterozygous mice for the serotonin transporter: an electrophysiological and neurochemical study. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 25:1-13. March 2011

  40. Halbreich U, Freeman EW, Rapkin AJ, Cohen LS, Grubb GS, Bergeron R, Smith L, Mirkin S, Constantine GD. Continuous oral levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol for treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Contraception. 85(1):19-27. 2012

  41. Han J, Kesner P, Metna-Laurent M, Duan T, Xu L, Georges F, Koehl M, Abrous DN, Mendizabal-Zubiaga J, Grandes P, Liu Q, Bai G, Wang W, Xiong L, Ren W, Marsicano G, Zhang X. Acute Cannabinoids Impair Working Memory through Astroglial CB1 Receptor Modulation of Hippocampal LTD. Cell. 148(5):1039-50. 2012

  42. Hasler G, Northoff G. Discovering imaging endophenotypes for major depression. Molecular Psychiatry. 16(6):604-19. 2011

  43. Hatcher S, Arroll B. Therapeutics: Newer antidepressants for the treatment of adult depression. BMJ. 344. 2012

  44. Hayes DJ, Northoff G. Common brain activations for painful and non-painful aversive stimuli. BMC Neuroscience. 13(1):60. 2012

  45. Hayes DJ, Northoff G. Identifying a network of brain regions involved in aversion-related processing: a cross-species translational investigation. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 5:49. 2011

  46. Honer WG, MacEwan GW, Gendron A, Stip E, Labelle A, Williams R, Eriksson H. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the safety and tolerability of high-dose quetiapine in patients with persistent symptoms of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 73(1):13-20. 2012

  47. Hu Z, Liu H, Weng X, Northoff G. Is there a valence-specific pattern in emotional conflict in major depressive disorder? An exploratory psychological study. PLoS One. 7(2):e31983. 2012

  48. Hwang SW, Aubry T, Palepu A, Farrell S, Nisenbaum R, Hubley A, Klodawsky F, Gogosis E, Hay E, Pidlubny S, Dowbor T, Chambers C. The health and housing in transition study: a longitudinal study of the health of homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian cities. International Journal of Public Health. December 56(6):609-23. 2011

  49. Illing V, Tasca GA, Balfour L, Bissada H. Attachment dimensions and group climate growth in a sample of women seeking treatment for an eating disorder. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes. 74(3):255-69. 2011

  50. Jaworska N, Blier P, Fusee W, Knott V. The temporal electrocortical profile of emotive facial processing in depressed males and females and healthy controls. Journal of Affective Disorders. 136(3):1072-81. 2012

  51. Jaworska N, McIntosh J, Villeneuve C, Thompson A, Fisher D, Milin R, Knott V. Effects of Nicotine on EEG Activity and Affect in Adolescent Females with Major Depressive Disorder: A pilot study. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 5(2):123-33. 2011

  52. Jaworska N, Thompson A, Shah D, Fisher D, Ilivitsky V, Knott V. Acute tryptophan depletion effects on the vertex and late positive potentials to emotional faces in individuals with a family history of depression. Neuropsychobiology. 65(1):28-40. 2012

  53. Jetly R. Psychiatric lessons learned in Kandahar. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 54(6):142-4. 2011

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  56. Knott V, Millar AM, McIntosh JF, Shah DK, Fisher DJ, Blais CM, Ilivitsky V, Horn E. Separate and combined effects of low dose ketamine and nicotine on behavioural and neural correlates of sustained attention. Biological Psychology. 88(1):83-93. 2011

  57. Koszycki D, Bisserbe JC, Blier P, Bradwejn J, Markowitz J. Interpersonal psychotherapy versus brief supportive therapy for depressed infertile women: first pilot randomized controlled trial. Archive of Women's Mental Health. 15(3):193-201. 2012

  58. Koszycki D, Prichard Z, Fiocco AJ, Shlik J, Kennedy JL, Bradwejn J. CCK-B receptor gene and response to cholecystokinin-tetrapeptide in healthy volunteers. Peptides. 35(1):9-13. 2012

  59. Labelle A, Bourget D, Bradford, J, Alda, M, Tessier, P. Familial Paraphilia: a pilot study with the construction of genograms. ISRN Psychiatry. Vol. 2012

  60. Lee CM, Schneider BH, Bellefontaine S, Davidson S, Robertson C.  “Interprofessional Collaboration: A Survey of Canadian Psychologists and Psychiatrists. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne. March 53(3):159-164. 2012

  61. Levesque ML, Beauregard M, Ottenhof KW, Fortier E, Tremblay RE, Brendgen M, Perusse D, Dionne G, Robaey P, Vitaro F, Boivin M, Booij L. Altered Patterns of Brain Activity during Transient Sadness in Children at Familial Risk for Major Depression. Journal of Affective Disorder. 135(1-3): 410-13. 2011

  62. Marcoux S, Robaey P, Krajinovic M, Moghrabi M, Laverdiere C. Predictive factors of internalized and externalized adaptation problems in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 58(6):971-77. 2012

  63. Maron E, Toru I, Hirvonen J, Tuominen L, Lumme V, Vasar V, Shlik J, Nutt DJ, Helin S, Nagren K, Tiihonen J, Hietala J. Gender differences in brain serotonin transporter availability in panic disorder. Journal of Psychopharmacology. 25(7):952-59. 2011

  64. Marshall LE, O'Brien MD, Marshall WL, Booth B, Davis A. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Social Phobia, and Loneliness in Incarcerated Internet Child Pornography Offenders. Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity. 19(1-2):41-52. 2012

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  66. Nakao T, Ohira H, Northoff, G. Distinction between externally vs. internally guided decision-making: operational differences, meta-analytical comparisons and their theoretical implications. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 6:31. 2012

  67. Nielssen O, O'Dea J, Sullivan D, Rodriguez M, Bourget D, Large M. Child pornography offenders detected by surveillance of the Internet and by other methods. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health. 21(3):215-224. July 2011

  68. Normand S, Schneider BH, Matthew DL, Maisonneuve M-F, Kuehn SM, Robaey P. How do children with ADHD (mis)manage their real-life dyadic friendships? A multi-method investigation. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 15(4):328-37. 2011

  69. Norris M, Spettigue W. How much do we really know about the effectiveness of olanzapine use in patients with anorexia nervosa? Neuropsychiatry. 2(2):83-85. 2012

  70. Norris M, Spettigue W, Buchholz A, Henderson K, Gomez R, Maras D, Gaboury I, Ni A. Olanzapine use for the adjunctive treatment of adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 21(3):213-20. 2011

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  72. Norwood SJ, Bowker A, Buchholz A, Henderson K, Goldfield G, Flament MF. Self-silencing and anger regulation as predictors of disordered eating among adolescent females. Eating Behaviors. 12(2):112-18. 2011

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  74. Qin P, Liu Y, Shi J, Wang Y, Duncan N, Gong Q, Weng X, Northoff G. Dissociation between anterior and posterior cortical regions during self-specificity and familiarity: a combined fMRI-meta-analytic study. Human Brain Mapping. 33(1):154-64. 2012

  75. Qin P, Northoff G. How is our self related to midline regions and the default-mode network? NeuroImage. 57(3):1221-33. 2011

  76. Quinlivan DS, Neuschatz JS, Douglass AB, Wells GL, Wetmore SA. The effect of post-identification feedback, delay, and suspicion on accurate eyewitnesses. Law Human Behavior. 36(3):206-14. 2012

  77. Rabheru K. Maintenance electroconvulsive therapy (M-ECT) after acute response: examining the evidence for who, what, when, and how? Journal of ECT. 28(1). 2012

  78. Racine E, Northoff G, Menon RS, Kimmelman J, Illes J. A Canadian perspective on ethics review and neuroimaging: tensions and solutions. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. 38(4). 2011

  79. Renaud P, Chartier S, Rouleau J-L, Proulx J, Goyette M, Fedoroff JP, Bradford J, Dassylva B, & Bouchard S. Using immersive virtual reality and ecological psychology to probe into child molesters' phenomenology: Sexual arousal and intentional dynamics from the first-person stance. Journal of Sexual Aggression. November 2011

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  82. Schneider BH, Normand S, Soteras de Toro M, Santana Gonzalez Y, Guilarte Tellez J.A, Carbonell Naranjo M, Musle M, Diaz Socarras, FJ, Robaey P. Distinguishing Features of Cuban Children Referred for Professional Help Because of ADHD: Looking Beyond the Symptoms. Journal of Attention Disorders. 15(4):328-37. 2011

  83. Shah D, Impey D, Chique-Alfonzo M, Fisher D, Lorenzo-Lopez L, Knott V. Neural effects of acute nicotinic treatment of visual spatial attention in non-smokers. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. 100(2):228-36. 2011

  84. Sliz D, Smith A, Wiebking C, Northoff G, Hayley S. Neural correlates of a single-session massage treatment. Brain Imaging and Behavior. 6(1):77–87. 2012

  85. Strike MK, Norris S, Kearney S, Norris ML. More than just milk: A review of prolactin's impact on the treatment of anorexia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review. 20(1):85-90. 2012

  86. Supady A, Voelkel A, Witzel J, Gubka U, Northoff G. How is informed consent related to emotions and empathy? An exploratory neuroethical investigation. Journal of Medical Ethics. 37(5):311-17. 2012

  87. Tasca GA, Balfour L, Presniak M, Bissada H. Outcomes of specific interpersonal problems for binge eating disorder: Comparing group psychodynamic interpersonal psychotherapy and group cognitive behavioral therapy. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy. 62(2), 197-218. 2012

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  89. Tasca GA, Keating L, Maxwell H, Hares S, Trinneer A, Barber A, Bradwejn J, Bissada H. Predicting acceptance of intensive treatment and participation in a randomized control trial of medication among women with anorexia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review. 20:154-61. 2012

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  93. Tulloch HE, Balfour L, Kowal J, Tasca GA, Angel JB, Garber G, MacPherson P, Cooper C, Cameron DW. HIV knowledge among Canadian-born and sub-Saharan African-born patients living with HIV. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 14(1):132. 2012

  94. Vloet M, Cappelli, M, Davidson S. We Suffer from Being Lost: Formulating Policies to Reclaim Youth in Mental Health Transitions. Heathcare Quarterly. 14(Special Issue 2):32-38. 2011

  95. Vloet MA, Davidson S, Cappelli M. Growing Pains: Struggles and Innovations in Mental Health Service Delivery for Transitional Youth. CrossCurrents Magazine. Journal of Mental Health and Addictions. 15(2):6-7. 2012

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  99. Yang Z, Zhao J, Jiang Y, Li C, Wang J, Weng X, Northoff G. Altered negative unconscious processing in major depressive disorder: an exploratory neuropsychological study. PLoS One. 6(7): e21881. 2011

  100. Zhang X, Han J, Kesner P, Metna-Laurent M, Duan T, Xu L, Georges F, Koehl M, Abrous D-N, Mendizabal-Zubiaga J, Grandes P, Liu Q, Bai G, Xiong L, Ren W, Marsicano G. Astroglial CB1 receptors mediate in vivo synaptic depression and working memory impairment by acute cannabinoids. Cell. 2012

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