Publications

Basolateral amygdala-ventromedial prefrontal cortex connectivity predicts cognitive behavioural therapy outcome in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
J Psychiatry Neurosci 2017 Jun 20;42(5):160215. Epub 2017 Jun 20.
From the Institut de Neuropsiquiatria i Addiccions, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona and IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute), Barcelona, Spain (Fullana); CIBERSAM, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain (Fullana, Alonso, Cardoner, Real, López-Solà, Segalàs, Subirà, Menchón, Soriano-Mas); the Department of Psychiatry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain (Fullana, Cardoner); the Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, and Division of Clinical Therapeutics, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA (Fullana, Zhu, Simpson); the Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain (Alonso, Real, Segalàs, Subirà, Menchón, Soriano-Mas); the Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (Alonso, Menchón); the Depression and Anxiety Unit, Mental Health Department, Parc Taulí Sabadell University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain (Cardoner, López-Solà); the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA, and Columbia Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA (Galfalvy); the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA (Marsh); and the Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (Soriano-Mas).

The Clinical Alliance and Research in Electroconvulsive Therapy Network: An Australian Initiative for Improving Service Delivery of Electroconvulsive Therapy.
J ECT 2017 Jun 28. Epub 2017 Jun 28.
From the *School of Psychiatry, Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney; †Fremantle Mental Health Service, Australia; ‡Mental Health Department, Parc Taulí University Hospital, Institut d'Investigació i Innovació Sanitària Parc Taulí (I3PT), Barcelona; §Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. CIBERSAM, Barcelona, Spain; ∥Department of Psychiatry, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore; ¶Flinders Medical Centre, Australia; #Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore; **Perth Clinic; ††Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Gosford Hospital; ‡‡Robina Hospital, Australia; §§General Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore; ∥∥The Queen Elizabeth Hospital; ¶¶Wesley Hospital; and ##St George Hospital, Australia.

Human ventromedial prefrontal cortex and the positive affective processing of safety signals.
Neuroimage 2017 May 28;152:12-18. Epub 2017 Feb 28.
Department of Mental Health, Corporació Sanitaria Parc Taulí, Sabadell 08208, Spain; Department of Psychiatry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08193, Spain.

Self and other body perception in anorexia nervosa: The role of posterior DMN nodes.
World J Biol Psychiatry 2016 Nov 22:1-15. Epub 2016 Nov 22.
a Bellvitge University Hospital - Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL) , Barcelona , Spain.

Brain alterations in low-frequency fluctuations across multiple bands in obsessive compulsive disorder.
Brain Imaging Behav 2016 Oct 22. Epub 2016 Oct 22.
Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Feixa Llarga s/n, 08907, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

Dynamic functional connectivity reveals altered variability in functional connectivity among patients with major depressive disorder.
Hum Brain Mapp 2016 Aug 28;37(8):2918-30. Epub 2016 Apr 28.
Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Center for Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

Specificity proteins 1 and 4, hippocampal volume and first-episode psychosis.
Br J Psychiatry 2016 Jun 5;208(6):591-2. Epub 2015 Nov 5.
Montserrat Fusté, MBBS, MSc, Unitat de recerca, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBERSAM, Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain and Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK; Iria Meléndez-Pérez, MSc, Unitat de recerca, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBERSAM, Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain; Victoria Villalta-Gil, PhD, Unitat de recerca, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBERSAM, Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Raquel Pinacho, MSc, Núria Villalmanzo, Unitat de recerca, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBERSAM, Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain; Narcís Cardoner, MD, PhD, José M. Menchón, MD, PhD, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL, Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, CIBERSAM and Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain; Josep Maria Haro, MD, PhD, Unitat de recerca, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBERSAM, Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain; Carles Soriano-Mas, PhD, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL, Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, CIBERSAM and Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Belén Ramos, PhD, Unitat de recerca, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBERSAM, Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain

Brain Structural Correlates of Emotion Recognition in Psychopaths.
PLoS One 2016 13;11(5):e0149807. Epub 2016 May 13.
Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL, and Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Barcelona, Spain.

Structural covariance of neostriatal and limbic regions in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
J Psychiatry Neurosci 2016 Mar;41(2):115-23
From the Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Barcelona, Spain (Subirà, Cano, Alonso, Cardoner, Menchón, Soriano-Mas); the Carlos III Health Institute, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Spain (Subirà, Alonso, Pujol, Menchón, Soriano-Mas); the Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (Subirà, Cano, Alonso, Menchón); the Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (De Wit, Veltman, Van den Heuvel, Schweren); the Department of Anatomy & Neurosciences, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (De Wit, Veltman, Van den Heuvel, Remijnse); the Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil (Hoexter, Busatto, Miguel); the Department of Psychiatry, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (Kwon, Jang, Kim, Shin); the Institute of Human Behavioral Medicine, SNU-MRC, Seoul, Korea (Kwon, Jung); the Department of Psychiatry, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan (Nakamae, Narumoto, Fukui, Nishida, Sakai); the MRC Unit on Anxiety & Stress Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa (Lochner); Center of Mathematics, Computation and Cognition, Universidade Federal do ABC, Santo Andre, Brazil (Sato); the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (Stein, Fouche); the MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain (Pujol); Mental Health Department, Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí, Sabadell, Spain (Cardoner); Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (Cardoner); Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM G21, Barcelona, Spain (Pujol); the Department o

Removing and reimplanting deep brain stimulation therapy devices in resistant OCD (when the patient does not respond): case report.
BMC Psychiatry 2016 Feb 6;16:26. Epub 2016 Feb 6.
Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), C/ Feixa Llarga s/n, 08907 Hospitalet del Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

Modulation of Limbic and Prefrontal Connectivity by Electroconvulsive Therapy in Treatment-resistant Depression: A Preliminary Study.
Brain Stimul 2016 Jan-Feb;9(1):65-71. Epub 2015 Sep 1.
Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain.

Modulatory effects of psychopathy on Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in male offenders with Antisocial Personality Disorder.
Psychiatry Res 2016 Jan 9;235:43-8. Epub 2015 Dec 9.
Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain; Depression and anxiety program, Department of Mental Health, Parc Tauli Sabadell Hospital Universitari, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Psychiatry and Legal Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Functional Connectivity Bias in the Prefrontal Cortex of Psychopaths.
Biol Psychiatry 2015 Nov 14;78(9):647-55. Epub 2014 Mar 14.
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL (OC-R, CS-M, RH-R, JMM, NC), Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, CIBERSAM at Barcelona.

Predictive value of familiality, stressful life events and gender on the course of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
J Affect Disord 2015 Oct 2;185:129-34. Epub 2015 Jul 2.
Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital - Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Barcelona, Spain; Mental Health CIBER (CIBERSAM), Carlos III Health Institute, Spain; Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain.

Brain structural correlates of sensory phenomena in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
J Psychiatry Neurosci 2015 Jul;40(4):232-40
Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL); Carlos III Health Institute, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM); and Department of Psychobiology and Methodology in Health Sciences, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain.

Abnormal Social Reward Responses in Anorexia Nervosa: An fMRI Study.
PLoS One 2015 21;10(7):e0133539. Epub 2015 Jul 21.
Bellvitge University Hospital - Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL), Barcelona, Spain; Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; CIBER Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona, Spain.

Electroconvulsive therapy practice in Catalonia: a survey study comparing data from 1993 and 2010.
J ECT 2015 Mar;31(1):43-9
From the *Psychiatry Department, Parc Taulí Health Corporation, University Institute Parc Taulí Foundation, Autonomous University of Barcelona (IUFPT-UAB), Sabadell, Spain; †School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Therapeutic Neurostimulation Group, Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia; ‡Neuroscience Group [Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-] IDIBELL, Mood Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital-ICS, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; §Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, Madrid, Spain; and ∥Schizophrenia Unit, Neuroscience Institute, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Disruption of brain white matter microstructure in women with anorexia nervosa.
J Psychiatry Neurosci 2014 Nov;39(6):367-75
Monash Clinical and Imaging Neuroscience, School of Psychology and Psychiatry & Monash Biomedical Imaging, Monash University, Clayton, Australia.

Acute bilateral ECT in a depressed patient with a hip-aztreonam-spacer and subsequent maintenance ECT after prosthesis collocation.
Int Psychogeriatr 2014 Nov 10:1-4. Epub 2014 Nov 10.
Psychiatry Department,Bellvitge Hospital-ICS,University of Barcelona,Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute(IDIBELL),CIBERSAM,L'Hospitalet de Llobregat,Barcelona,Spain.


Prevalence and heritability of obsessive-compulsive spectrum and anxiety disorder symptoms: A survey of the Australian Twin Registry.
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2014 Jun 23;165B(4):314-25. Epub 2014 Apr 23.
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Clinical Sciences, Bellvitge Campus, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; CIBERSAM (Centro de Investigación en Red de Salud Mental), Carlos III Health Institute, Madrid, Spain.

Disrupted neural processing of emotional faces in psychopathy.
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2014 Apr 5;9(4):505-12. Epub 2013 Feb 5.
Department of Magnetic Resonance, CRC Mar, Hospital del Mar, 25-29 Passeig Marítim, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.

Brain structural imaging correlates of olfactory dysfunction in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2014 Apr 31;264(3):225-33. Epub 2013 Aug 31.
OCD Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital de Bellvitge, Bellvitge University Hospital, c/Feixa Llarga s/n, Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907, Barcelona, Spain,

Discovering brain regions relevant to obsessive-compulsive disorder identification through bagging and transduction.
Med Image Anal 2014 Apr 3;18(3):435-48. Epub 2014 Feb 3.
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL, Psychiatry Service, Bellvitge University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain; Carlos III Health Institute, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Spain.


Amygdala activation and symptom dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Br J Psychiatry 2014 Jan 21;204(1):61-8. Epub 2013 Nov 21.
Esther Via, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, and Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry & Melbourne Health, The University of Melbourne, National Neuroscience Facility, Melbourne, Australia; Narcís Cardoner, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain and Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Jesús Pujol, MD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain; Pino Alonso, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain, and Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Marina López-Solà, PhD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, USA; Eva Real, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain and Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain; Oren Contreras-Rodríguez, PhD, Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain and MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain; Joan Deus, PhD, MRI Research Unit, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, and Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Cinto Segalàs, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, and Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain; José M. Menchón, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, Carlos III Health Institute, CIBERSAM, Spain, and Department of Clini

Neural correlates of obsessive-compulsive related dysfunctional beliefs.
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2013 Dec 2;47:25-32. Epub 2013 Aug 2.
OCD Clinical and Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain; Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain; CIBERSAM (Centro de Investigación en Red de Salud Mental), Carlos III Health Institute, Spain; CRC-Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

Brain structural alterations in obsessive-compulsive disorder patients with autogenous and reactive obsessions.
PLoS One 2013 30;8(9):e75273. Epub 2013 Sep 30.
Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University Hospital, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Barcelona, Spain ; Carlos III Health Institute, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Barcelona, Spain.

Brain corticostriatal systems and the major clinical symptom dimensions of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Biol Psychiatry 2013 Feb 28;73(4):321-8. Epub 2012 Nov 28.
Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne & Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia.

Breakdown in the brain network subserving moral judgment in criminal psychopathy.
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2012 Nov 27;7(8):917-23. Epub 2011 Oct 27.
MRI Research Unit, Institut d’Alta Tecnologia-PRBB, CRC Mar, Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain.

Neural correlates of moral sensitivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Arch Gen Psychiatry 2012 Jul;69(7):741-9
Institut d’Alta Tecnologia–Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Centro Radiológico Computerizado, Barcelona, Spain.

Long-term treatment strategies in major depression: a 2-year prospective naturalistic follow-up after successful electroconvulsive therapy.
J ECT 2012 Jun;28(2):92-7
Neuroscience Group [Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-] IDIBELL, Mood, Disorders Clinical and Research Unit, Psychiatry Department, Bellvitge University, Hospital-ICS, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Cross-sectional and longitudinal assessment of structural brain alterations in melancholic depression.
Biol Psychiatry 2011 Feb 26;69(4):318-25. Epub 2010 Sep 26.
Institut d'Alta Tecnologia-Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Centre Radiològic Computeritzat Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain.

Effects of duloxetine treatment on brain response to painful stimulation in major depressive disorder.
Neuropsychopharmacology 2010 Oct 28;35(11):2305-17. Epub 2010 Jul 28.
Institut d'Alta Tecnologia-PRBB, CRC Hospital del Mar, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Altered corticostriatal functional connectivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Arch Gen Psychiatry 2009 Nov;66(11):1189-200
Institut d'Alta Tecnologia-Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona, Centro Radiológico Computerizado Corporació Sanitària, Barcelona, Spain.

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