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Professor Veena Kumari
Professor - Psychology

Sen, P., Adewusi, D., Blakemore, A. and Kumari, V. (2021) 'How do lipids influence risk of violence, self-harm and suicidality in people with psychosis? A systematic review'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 0 (in press). pp. 000486742110256 - 000486742110256. ISSN: 0004-8674 Open Access Link

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Mason, L., Mansell, W., Linden, DEJ. and Kumari, V. (2021) 'Editorial: Returning to Mechanisms in Psychological Therapies: Understand the Engine Before Steaming in'. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12. pp. 1 - 3. ISSN: 1664-0640 Open Access Link

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Shukla, M., Pandey, R., Singh, T., Riddleston, L., Hutchinson, T., Kumari, V. and et al. (2021) 'The Effect of COVID-19 and Related Lockdown Phases on Young Peoples' Worries and Emotions: Novel Data From India'. Frontiers in Public Health, 9. pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 2296-2565 Open Access Link

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Raslan, N., Hamlet, A. and Kumari, V. (2021) 'Mental health and psychosocial support in conflict: children’s protection concerns and intervention outcomes in Syria'. Conflict and Health, 15 (1). pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 1752-1505 Open Access Link

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Antonova, E., Schlosser, K., Pandey, R. and Kumari, V. (2021) 'Coping With COVID-19: Mindfulness-Based Approaches for Mitigating Mental Health Crisis'. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12. pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 1664-0640 Open Access Link

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Havsteen-Franklin, D., Tjasink, M., Kottler, JW., Grant, C. and Kumari, V. (2020) 'Arts-Based Interventions for Professionals in Caring Roles During and After Crisis: A Systematic Review of the Literature'. Frontiers in Psychology, 11. pp. 1 - 18. ISSN: 1664-1078 Open Access Link

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Vanova, M., Aldridge-Waddon, L., Jennings, B., Puzzo, I. and Kumari, V. (2020) 'Reading Skills Deficits in People with Mental Illness: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis'. European Psychiatry, 64 (1). pp. 1 - 28. ISSN: 0924-9338 Open Access Link

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Kumari, V. (2020) 'Emotional abuse and neglect - time to focus on prevention and mental health consequences'. British Journal of Psychiatry, 217 (5). pp. 1 - 5. ISSN: 0007-1250 Open Access Link

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Aldridge-Waddon, L., Vanova, M., Munneke, J., Puzzo, I. and Kumari, V. (2020) 'Atypical social reward anticipation as a transdiagnostic characteristic of psychopathology: A meta-analytic review and critical evaluation of current evidence'. Clinical Psychology Review, 82. pp. 101942 - 101942. ISSN: 0272-7358

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Latzman, RD. and Kumari, V. (2020) 'Neurobiological investigations of dimensionally conceptualized personality pathology: Mapping a way forward for the clinical neuroscience of personality disorders'. Journal of Personality Disorders, 34 (5). pp. 577 - 585. ISSN: 0885-579X Open Access Link

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Premkumar, P., Kuipers, E. and Kumari, V. (2020) 'The path from schizotypy to depression and aggression and the role of family stress'. European Psychiatry, 63 (1). pp. 1 - 35. ISSN: 0924-9338 Open Access Link

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Premkumar, P., Alahakoon, P., Smith, M., Kumari, V., Babu, D. and Baker, J. (2020) 'Mild-to-moderate schizotypal traits relate to physiological arousal from social stress'. Stress, 24 (3). pp. 303 - 317. ISSN: 1025-3890 Open Access Link

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O'Connor, DB., Aggleton, JP., Chakrabarti, B., Cooper, CL., Creswell, C., Dunsmuir, S., et al. (2020) 'Research priorities for the COVID‐19 pandemic and beyond: A call to action for psychological science'. British Journal of Psychology, 111 (4). pp. 603 - 629. ISSN: 0007-1269 Open Access Link

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Kumari, V. and Ettinger, U. (2020) 'Controlled Sleep Deprivation as an Experimental Medicine Model of Schizophrenia: An Update'. Schizophrenia Research, 221. pp. 4 - 11. ISSN: 0920-9964 Open Access Link

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Pandey, R., Gupta, S., Upadhyay, A., Gupta, RP., Shukla, M., Mishra, RC., et al. (2020) 'Childhood maltreatment and its mental health consequences among Indian adolescents with a history of child work'. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 54 (5). pp. 496 - 508. ISSN: 0004-8674 Open Access Link

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Shukla, M., Lau, JYF., Lissek, S., Pandey, R. and Kumari, V. (2020) 'Reduced emotional responsiveness in individuals with marginal elevation in blood pressure within the normal range: Evidence from altered affect-modulated startle response'. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 153. pp. 18 - 26. ISSN: 0167-8760 Open Access Link

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Wongupparaj, P., Wongupparaj, R., Kumari, V. and Morris, RG. (2020) 'Verbal and visuospatial short-term and working memory data across a 43-year period (1973–2016) worldwide: Flynn and anti-Flynn effects'. Data in Brief, 29. pp. 1 - 5. ISSN: 2352-3409 Open Access Link

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Wongupparaj, P., Kumari, V. and Morris, RG. (2019) 'IQ score gains over 65 years worldwide: Cross-temporal meta-analysis datasets'. Data in Brief, 28. pp. 104884 - 104884. ISSN: 2352-3409 Open Access Link

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Dhakal, S., Niraula, S., Sharma, NP., Sthapit, S., Bennett, E., Vaswani, A., et al. (2019) 'History of abuse and neglect and their associations with mental health in rescued child labourers in Nepal'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 53 (12). pp. 1199 - 1207. ISSN: 0004-8674 Open Access Link

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Premkumar, P., Santo, MGE., Onwumere, J., Schürmann, M., Kumari, V., Blanco, S., et al. (2019) 'Neural responses to criticism and praise vary with schizotypy and perceived emotional support'. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 145. pp. 1 - 29. ISSN: 0167-8760 Open Access Link

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Meyhöfer, I., Ettinger, U., Faiola, E., Petrovsky, N. and Kumari, V. (2019) 'The effects of positive schizotypy and sleep deprivation on prepulse inhibition'. Schizophrenia Research, 209. pp. 1 - 33. ISSN: 0920-9964 Open Access Link

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Puzzo, I., Sedgwick, O., Kelly, R., Greer, B., Kumari, V., Gudjonsson, G. and et al. (2019) 'Attention Problems Predict Risk of Violence and Rehabilitative Engagement in Mentally Disordered Offenders'. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10 (MAY). pp. 1 - 8. ISSN: 1664-0640 Open Access Link

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Heym, N., Heasman, BC., Hunter, K., Blanco, SR., Wang, GY., Siegert, R., et al. (2019) 'The role of microbiota and inflammation in self-judgement and empathy: implications for understanding the brain-gut-microbiome axis in depression.'. Psychopharmacology, 236 (5). pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 0033-3158 Open Access Link

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Kumari, V. (2019) 'Is clinical psychiatry about to get smarter? A commentary on ‘Objective smartphone data as a potential diagnostic marker of bipolar disorder’'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 53 (4). pp. 361 - 362. ISSN: 0004-8674 Open Access Link

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Waltmann, M., O'Daly, O., Egerton, A., McMullen, K., Kumari, V., Barker, GJ., et al. (2018) 'Multi-echo fMRI, resting-state connectivity, and high psychometric schizotypy'. NeuroImage: Clinical, 21. pp. 101603 - 101603. ISSN: 2213-1582 Open Access Link

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Baker, HM., Barry, TJ., Kumari, V., Pandey, R., Niraula, S. and Lau, JYF. (2018) 'Problematic attention processing and fear learning in adolescent anxiety: Testing a combined cognitive and learning processes model'. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 62. pp. 146 - 153. ISSN: 0005-7916 Open Access Link

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Wongupparaj, P., Sumich, A., Wickens, M., Kumari, V. and Morris, RG. (2018) 'Individual differences in working memory and general intelligence indexed by P200 and P300: A latent variable model'. Biological Psychology, 139. pp. 96 - 105. ISSN: 0301-0511 Open Access Link

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Kumari, V., Faiola, E., Meyhöfer, I., Kasparbauer, A-M. and Ettinger, U. (2018) 'Combining trait and state model systems of psychosis: The effect of sleep deprivation on cognitive functions in schizotypal individuals'. Psychiatry Research, 270. pp. 639 - 648. ISSN: 1872-7123 Open Access Link

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Kumari, V., Tolmeijer, E., Peters, E., Williams, SCR. and Mason, L. (2018) 'Using fMRI and machine learning to predict symptom improvement following cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis'. NeuroImage: Clinical, 20. pp. 1053 - 1061. ISSN: 2213-1582 Open Access Link

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Ettinger, U., Aichert, DS., Wöstmann, N., Dehning, S., Riedel, M. and Kumari, V. (2018) 'Response inhibition and interference control: Effects of schizophrenia, genetic risk, and schizotypy'. Journal of Neuropsychology, 12 (3). pp. 484 - 510. ISSN: 1748-6645

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Modinos, G., Egerton, A., McMullen, K., McLaughlin, A., Kumari, V., Barker, GJ., et al. (2018) 'Increased resting perfusion of the hippocampus in high positive schizotypy: A pseudocontinuous arterial spin labeling study'. Human Brain Mapping, 39 (10). pp. 4055 - 4064. ISSN: 1065-9471 Open Access Link

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Ettinger, U., Meyhöfer, I., Mehta, MA., Kumari, V., Corr, PJ., Williams, SCR. and et al. (2018) 'Effects of lorazepam on saccadic eye movements: the role of sex, task characteristics and baseline traits'. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 32 (6). pp. 678 - 690. ISSN: 0269-8811 Open Access Link

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Lisk, SC., Pile, V., Haller, SPW., Kumari, V. and Lau, JYF. (2018) 'Multisession Cognitive Bias Modification Targeting Multiple Biases in Adolescents with Elevated Social Anxiety'. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 42 (5). pp. 581 - 597. ISSN: 0147-5916 Open Access Link

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Sumich, A., Harris, A., Whitford, T., Hermens, D., Heym, N., Anderson, J., et al. (2018) 'Neurophysiological correlates of excitement in men with recent-onset psychosis'. Psychiatria Danubina, 30 (1). pp. 64 - 71. ISSN: 0353-5053 Open Access Link

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Premkumar, P., Bream, D., Sapara, A., Fannon, D., Anilkumar, AP., Kuipers, E. and et al. (2018) 'Pituitary volume reduction in schizophrenia following cognitive behavioural therapy'. Schizophrenia Research, 192. pp. 416 - 422. ISSN: 0920-9964 Open Access Link

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Quednow, BB., Ejebe, K., Wagner, M., Giakoumaki, SG., Bitsios, P., Kumari, V. and et al. (2017) 'Meta-analysis on the association between genetic polymorphisms and prepulse inhibition of the acoustic startle response'. Schizophrenia Research, 198. pp. 52 - 59. ISSN: 0920-9964 Open Access Link

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Modinos, G., Egerton, A., McLaughlin, A., McMullen, K., Kumari, V., Lythgoe, DJ., et al. (2017) 'Neuroanatomical changes in people with high schizotypy: Relationship to glutamate levels'. Psychological Medicine, 48 (11). pp. 1880 - 1889. ISSN: 0033-2917 Open Access Link

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Sedgwick, O., Young, S., Baumeister, D., Greer, B., Das, M. and Kumari, V. (2017) 'Neuropsychology and emotion processing in violent individuals with antisocial personality disorder or schizophrenia: The same or different? A systematic review and meta-analysis'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 51 (12). pp. 1178 - 1197. ISSN: 0004-8674

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Wongupparaj, P., Wongupparaj, R., Kumari, V. and Morris, RG. (2017) 'The Flynn effect for verbal and visuospatial short-term and working memory: A cross-temporal meta-analysis'. Intelligence, 64. pp. 71 - 80. ISSN: 0160-2896

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Meyhöfer, I., Steffens, M., Faiola, E., Kasparbauer, AM., Kumari, V. and Ettinger, U. (2017) 'Combining two model systems of psychosis: The effects of schizotypy and sleep deprivation on oculomotor control and psychotomimetic states'. Psychophysiology, 54 (11). pp. 1755 - 1769. ISSN: 0048-5772 Open Access Link

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Sedgwick, O., Young, S., Greer, B., Arnold, J., Parsons, A., Puzzo, I., et al. (2017) 'Sensorimotor gating characteristics of violent men with comorbid psychosis and dissocial personality disorder: Relationship with antisocial traits and psychosocial deprivation'. Schizophrenia Research, 198. pp. 21 - 27. ISSN: 0920-9964 Open Access Link

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Dhanani, S., Kumari, V., Puri, BK., Treasaden, I., Young, S. and Sen, P. (2017) 'A systematic review of the heritability of specific psychopathic traits using Hare's two-factor model of psychopathy'. CNS Spectrums, 23 (1). pp. 29 - 38. ISSN: 1092-8529

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Modinos, G., McLaughlin, A., Egerton, A., McMullen, K., Kumari, V., Barker, GJ., et al. (2017) 'Corticolimbic hyper-response to emotion and glutamatergic function in people with high schizotypy: A multimodal fMRI-MRS study'. Translational Psychiatry, 7 (4). pp. e1083 - e1083. ISSN: 2158-3188 Open Access Link

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Meyhöfer, I., Kumari, V., Hill, A., Petrovsky, N. and Ettinger, U. (2017) 'Sleep deprivation as an experimental model system for psychosis: Effects on smooth pursuit, prosaccades, and antisaccades'. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 31 (4). pp. 418 - 433. ISSN: 0269-8811

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Ettinger, U., Faiola, E., Kasparbauer, AM., Petrovsky, N., Chan, RCK., Liepelt, R. and et al. (2017) 'Effects of nicotine on response inhibition and interference control'. Psychopharmacology, 234 (7). pp. 1093 - 1111. ISSN: 0033-3158

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Mortlock, AM., Puzzo, I., Taylor, S., Kumari, V., Young, S., Sengupta, S. and et al. (2017) 'Enrichment activities in the medical school psychiatry programme - could this be a key to engaging medical students in psychiatry? A study from a high secure forensic psychiatric UK hospital'. BMC Psychiatry, 17 (1). pp. 83. ISSN: 1471-244X Open Access Link

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Mason, L., Peters, E., Williams, SC. and Kumari, V. (2017) 'Brain connectivity changes occurring following cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis predict long-term recovery'. Translational Psychiatry, 7 (1). pp. 1 - 7. ISSN: 2158-3188 Open Access Link

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Kumari, V., Antonova, E., Wright, B., Hamid, A., Hernandez, EM., Schmechtig, A. and et al. (2016) 'The mindful eye: Smooth pursuit and saccadic eye movements in meditators and non-meditators'. Consciousness and Cognition, 48. pp. 66 - 75. ISSN: 1053-8100 Open Access Link

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Sapara, A., Ffytche, DH., Cooke, MA., Williams, SCR. and Kumari, V. (2016) 'Voxel-based magnetic resonance imaging investigation of poor and preserved clinical insight in people with schizophrenia'. World Journal of Psychiatry, 6 (3). pp. 311 - 311. ISSN: 2220-3206 Open Access Link

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