Recent Submissions

  • Methodological issues in event-related fMRI 

    Murphy, Kevin (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Psychiatry, 2005)
    Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a very powerful tool for localising psychological functions to specific brain areas. Recently, there has been a surge of interest in determining the functional differences ...
  • The impact of schizophrenia genome wide association study genes on functional connectivity : a functional magnetic resonance imaging study 

    Mothersill, Omar (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Psychiatry, 2014)
    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified several genetic variants associated with increased schizophrenia risk. However, the specific mechanisms by which these variants increase risk are not fully understood. ...
  • Functional investigation of neurodevelopmental effects of DISC1 and related psychosis risk genes 

    Bellini, Stefania (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Psychiatry, 2015)
    Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a severe neurodevelopmental disorder, which affects about 1% of the population worldwide, and whose symptoms start during early adulthood. SCZ is determined by the interaction of genetic and environmental ...
  • Phenotypic and molecular genetic analysis of autism 

    Tansey, Katherine (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Psychiatry, 2010)
    Autism is an early onset neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three core areas of behaviour - communication, social interaction and restricted repetitive behaviour. Although family and twin studies indicate a genetic ...
  • Application of functional genomics to psychiatric disorders 

    Quinn, Emma Marie (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Psychiatry, 2012)
    Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are common and severe psychiatric illnesses directly affecting approximately 1% of the population worldwide. Both have a devastating impact on the lives of those affected not to mention ...

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