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Dr Elena Makovac
Senior Lecturer in Psychology


I am a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology.

Newest selected publications

Makovac, E., Carnevali, L., Medina, S., Sgoifo, A., Petrocchi, N. and Ottaviani, C. (2022) 'Safe in my heart: resting heart rate variability longitudinally predicts emotion regulation, worry, and sense of safeness during COVID-19 lockdown'. Stress, 25 (1). pp. 9 - 13. ISSN: 1025-3890

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Makovac, E., Venezia, A., Hohenschurz-Schmidt, D., Dipasquale, O., Jackson, JB., Medina, S., et al. (2021) 'The association between pain-induced autonomic reactivity and descending pain control is mediated by the periaqueductal grey'. Journal of Physiology, 599 (23). pp. 5243 - 5260. ISSN: 0022-3751

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Hohenschurz-Schmidt, DJ., Calcagnini, G., Dipasquale, O., Jackson, JB., Medina, S., O’Daly, O., et al. (2020) 'Linking Pain Sensation to the Autonomic Nervous System: The Role of the Anterior Cingulate and Periaqueductal Gray Resting-State Networks'. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14. pp. 147. ISSN: 1662-4548

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Makovac, E., Fagioli, S., Rae, CL., Critchley, HD. and Ottaviani, C. (2020) 'Can't get it off my brain: Meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies on perseverative cognition'. Psychiatry Research - Neuroimaging, 295. pp. 111020 - 111020. ISSN: 0925-4927

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Makovac, E., Fagioli, S., Watson, DR., Meeten, F., Smallwood, J., Critchley, HD. and et al. (2019) 'Response time as a proxy of ongoing mental state: A combined fMRI and pupillometry study in Generalized Anxiety Disorder'. NeuroImage, 191. pp. 380 - 391. ISSN: 1053-8119

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