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Effects of varenicline on cognitive function in non-smokers with schizophrenia.

Schizophr Res 2018 07 11;197:562-563. Epub 2017 Mar 11.

Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Addictions Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2017.03.023DOI Listing
July 2018

Effects of short-term, high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to bilateral dorsolateral prefrontal cortex on smoking behavior and cognition in patients with schizophrenia and non-psychiatric controls.

Schizophr Res 2018 07 24;197:441-443. Epub 2018 Feb 24.

Addictions Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Canada; Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada; Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2018.02.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6108952PMC
July 2018

Using Mismatch Negativity to Investigate the Pathophysiology of Substance Use Disorders and Comorbid Psychosis.

Clin EEG Neurosci 2018 Jul 4;49(4):226-237. Epub 2018 Mar 4.

1 Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Division of Mood and Anxiety, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1550059418760077DOI Listing
July 2018

Alcohol Impairs N100 Response to Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Stimulation.

Sci Rep 2018 02 21;8(1):3428. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21457-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5821878PMC
February 2018

Impaired theta-gamma coupling during working memory performance in schizophrenia.

Schizophr Res 2017 11 29;189:104-110. Epub 2017 Jan 29.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Mood and Anxiety Division, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, Division of Brain and Therapeutics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2017.01.044DOI Listing
November 2017

Differential effects of cannabis dependence on cortical inhibition in patients with schizophrenia and non-psychiatric controls.

Brain Stimul 2017 Mar - Apr;10(2):275-282. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Schizophrenia Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), 250 College Street, Toronto M5T 1R8, ON, Canada; Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 250 College Street, Toronto M5T 1R8, ON, Canada; Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, CAMH, 1001 Queen Street West, Toronto M6J 1H4 ON, Canada; Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 1 King's College Circle Room 2374, Toronto M5S 1A8, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1935861X163030
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2016.11.004DOI Listing
September 2017

Ordering Information in Working Memory and Modulation of Gamma by Theta Oscillations in Humans.

Cereb Cortex 2017 02;27(2):1482-1490

Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhv326DOI Listing
February 2017

Effects of varenicline on motor cortical plasticity in non-smokers with schizophrenia.

Schizophr Res 2016 12 6;178(1-3):50-55. Epub 2016 Sep 6.

Schizophrenia Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada; Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada; Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2016.08.031DOI Listing
December 2016

Alcohol Intoxication by Binge Drinking Impairs Neuroplasticity.

Brain Stimul 2016 Jan-Feb;9(1):27-32. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 1001 Queen Street West, Unit 4-1, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H4, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2015.08.011DOI Listing
September 2016

A combined TMS-EEG study of short-latency afferent inhibition in the motor and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.

J Neurophysiol 2016 09 25;116(3):938-48. Epub 2016 May 25.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00260.2016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5009207PMC
September 2016

Deep Brain Stimulation Modulates Gamma Oscillations and Theta-Gamma Coupling in Treatment Resistant Depression.

Brain Stimul 2015 Nov-Dec;8(6):1033-42. Epub 2015 Jun 26.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 1001 Queen Street West, Unit 4-1, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H4, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2015.06.010DOI Listing
June 2016

A combined TMS-EEG study of short-latency afferent inhibition in the motor and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.

J Neurophysiol 2016 09 25;116(3):938-48. Epub 2016 May 25.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00260.2016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5009207PMC
September 2016

Deficits in GABAA receptor function and working memory in non-smokers with schizophrenia.

Schizophr Res 2016 Mar 18;171(1-3):125-30. Epub 2016 Jan 18.

Schizophrenia Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8, Canada; Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 250 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2016.01.008DOI Listing
March 2016

Brain Stimulation in Alcohol Use Disorders: Investigational and Therapeutic Tools.

Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging 2016 Jan 14;1(1):5-13. Epub 2015 Oct 14.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Biobehavioural Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Laboratory, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2015.09.005DOI Listing
January 2016

NEUROBIOLOGICAL PREDICTORS OF RESPONSE TO DORSOLATERAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX REPETITIVE TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION IN DEPRESSION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW.

Depress Anxiety 2015 Dec 18;32(12):871-91. Epub 2015 Sep 18.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/da.22424DOI Listing
December 2015

A novel method for removal of deep brain stimulation artifact from electroencephalography.

J Neurosci Methods 2014 Nov 8;237:33-40. Epub 2014 Sep 8.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2014.09.002DOI Listing
November 2014

Deep repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for smoking cessation: is going deeper better?

Biol Psychiatry 2014 Nov;76(9):678-80

Biobehavioural Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Laboratory, Schizophrenia Division, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.; Department of Psychiatry, Division of Brain and Therapeutics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.08.003DOI Listing
November 2014

Age-related differences in working memory evoked gamma oscillations.

Brain Res 2014 Aug 4;1576:43-51. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1001 Queen Street West, M6J 1H4 Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, Brain and Therapeutics Division, University of Toronto, 250 College Street, M5T 1R8 Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2014.05.043DOI Listing
August 2014

Neurocognitive endophenotypes in schizophrenia: modulation by nicotinic receptor systems.

Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2014 Jul 19;52:79-85. Epub 2013 Jul 19.

The Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada; Schizophrenia Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada; Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada; Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2013.07.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3851927PMC
July 2014

Determining optimal rTMS parameters through changes in cortical inhibition.

Clin Neurophysiol 2014 Apr 11;125(4):755-762. Epub 2013 Oct 11.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2013.09.011DOI Listing
April 2014

The EEG correlates of the TMS-induced EMG silent period in humans.

Neuroimage 2013 Dec 22;83:120-34. Epub 2013 Jun 22.

Berenson-Allen Center for Non-invasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.06.059DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4211432PMC
December 2013

Hippocampal sulcal cavities in depression and healthy individuals.

J Affect Disord 2013 Sep 27;150(3):785-9. Epub 2013 Mar 27.

Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred & Monash University Central Clinical School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2013.02.039DOI Listing
September 2013

Measuring GABAergic inhibitory activity with TMS-EEG and its potential clinical application for chronic pain.

J Neuroimmune Pharmacol 2013 Jun 29;8(3):535-46. Epub 2012 Jun 29.

Schizophrenia Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1R8.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11481-012-9383-yDOI Listing
June 2013

Brain stimulation methods to treat tobacco addiction.

Brain Stimul 2013 May 9;6(3):221-30. Epub 2012 Jul 9.

Biobehavioural Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Research Laboratory, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2012.06.008DOI Listing
May 2013

Can repetitive magnetic stimulation improve cognition in schizophrenia? Pilot data from a randomized controlled trial.

Biol Psychiatry 2013 Mar 3;73(6):510-7. Epub 2012 Oct 3.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.08.020DOI Listing
March 2013

Transcranial magnetic stimulation on the modulation of gamma oscillations in schizophrenia.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2012 Aug 23;1265:25-35. Epub 2012 Jul 23.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06543.xDOI Listing
August 2012

A randomized controlled trial of sequentially bilateral prefrontal cortex repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of negative symptoms in schizophrenia.

Brain Stimul 2012 Jul 13;5(3):337-346. Epub 2011 Jul 13.

Schizophrenia Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2011.06.003DOI Listing
July 2012

Hippocampal volumetrics in treatment-resistant depression and schizophrenia: the devil's in de-tail.

Hippocampus 2012 Jan 29;22(1):9-16. Epub 2010 Sep 29.

Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Melbourne Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hipo.20873DOI Listing
January 2012

Cognitive behavioral therapy-related increases in cortical inhibition in problematic perfectionists.

Brain Stimul 2012 Jan 5;5(1):44-54. Epub 2011 Feb 5.

School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2011.01.006DOI Listing
January 2012

The effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on gamma oscillatory activity in schizophrenia.

PLoS One 2011 27;6(7):e22627. Epub 2011 Jul 27.

Schizophrenia Program, Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3144924PMC
December 2011

Personality goes a long a way: an interhemispheric connectivity study.

Front Psychiatry 2010 22;1:140. Epub 2010 Nov 22.

Department of Experimental Psychology, Utrecht University Utrecht, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2010.00140DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3059614PMC
November 2011

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and drug addiction.

Int Rev Psychiatry 2011 Oct;23(5):454-66

Schizophrenia Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09540261.2011.618827DOI Listing
October 2011

γ oscillations in schizophrenia: mechanisms and clinical significance.

Brain Res 2011 Sep 23;1413:98-114. Epub 2011 Jul 23.

Schizophrenia Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2011.06.065DOI Listing
September 2011

The role of the corpus callosum in transcranial magnetic stimulation induced interhemispheric signal propagation.

Biol Psychiatry 2010 Nov 12;68(9):825-31. Epub 2010 Aug 12.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.06.021DOI Listing
November 2010

Reliability of long-interval cortical inhibition in healthy human subjects: a TMS-EEG study.

J Neurophysiol 2010 Sep 23;104(3):1339-46. Epub 2010 Jun 23.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 7th Floor, Clarke Division, 250 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00279.2010DOI Listing
September 2010

Evidence for gamma inhibition deficits in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of patients with schizophrenia.

Brain 2010 May 28;133(Pt 5):1505-14. Epub 2010 Mar 28.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/awq046DOI Listing
May 2010

Potentiation of gamma oscillatory activity through repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2009 Oct 15;34(11):2359-67. Epub 2009 Jul 15.

Schizophrenia Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npp.2009.79DOI Listing
October 2009

Suppression of gamma-oscillations in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex following long interval cortical inhibition: a TMS-EEG study.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2009 May 26;34(6):1543-51. Epub 2008 Nov 26.

Department of Psychiatry, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5T1R8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npp.2008.211DOI Listing
May 2009

Long-interval cortical inhibition from the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: a TMS-EEG study.

Neuropsychopharmacology 2008 Nov 5;33(12):2860-9. Epub 2008 Mar 5.

Schizophrenia Program, Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npp.2008.22DOI Listing
November 2008

Transcranial magnetic stimulation to understand the pathophysiology and treatment of substance use disorders.

Curr Drug Abuse Rev 2008 Nov;1(3):328-39

Schizophrenia Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2008