Publications

2017

Smaragdi, A., Cornwell, H., Toschi, N., Riccelli, R., Gonzalez-Madruga, K., Wells, A., Clanton, R., Baker, R., Rogers, J., Martin-Key, N., Puzzo, I., Batchelor, M., Sidlauskaite, J., Bernhard, A., Martinelli, A., Kohls, G., Konrad, K., Baumann, S., Raschle, N., Stadler, C., Freitag, C., Sonuga-Barke, E. J. S., De Brito, S., & Fairchild, G. Sex Differences in the Relationship Between Conduct Disorder and Cortical Structure in Adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 56(8), 703-712. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2017.05.015

Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E. J., De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2017). Modulation of amygdala response to task-irrelevant emotion. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(4), 643-650. doi:10.1093/scan/nsw174


2016

Rogers, J. C., & De Brito, S. A. (2016). Cortical and subcortical gray matter volume in youths with conduct problems: A meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(1), 64-72. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.2423.

Sebastian, C. L.*, De Brito, S. A.*, McCrory, E. J., Hyde, Z. H., Lockwood, P. L., Cecil, C. A. M., & Viding, E. (2016). Grey matter volumes in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44(4), 639-649. doi:10.1007/s10802-015-0073-0 * Equal contribution


2015

Baker, R. H., Clanton, R. L., Rogers, J. C., & De Brito, S. A. (2015). Neuroimaging findings in disruptive behavior disorders. CNS Spectrums. doi: 10.1017/S1092852914000789

Villemonteix, T., De Brito, S. A., Slama, H., Kavec, M., Baleriaux, D., Metens, T.. . ., & Massat, I. (2015). Grey matter volume differences associated with gender in children with attention-deficit : hyperactivity disorder- a voxel-based morphometry study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 32-37. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2015.06.001

Villemonteix, T., De Brito, S. A., Slama, H., Kavec, M., Baleriaux, D., Metens, T., Baijot, S., Mary, A., Mendlewicz, J., Peigneux, P., & Massat, I. (2015).Grey matter volumes in treatment naïve vs. chronically treated children with attention-deficit:hyperactivity disorder- a voxel-based morphometry study. 25(8), 1118-1127. European Neuropsychopharmacology. doi:10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.04.015

Villemonteix, T., De Brito, S. A., Slama, H., Kavec, M., Baleriaux, D., Metens, T., . . ., & Massat, I. (2015). Structural correlates of COMT Val158Met polymorphism in childhood ADHD: a voxel-based morphometry study. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 16(3), 190-199.doi : 10.3109/15622975.2014.984629


2014

Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E. J., Dadds, M. R., Cecil, C. A. M., Lockwood, P. L., Hyde, Z. H., De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2014). Neural responses to fearful eyes in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous–unemotional traits. Psychological Medicine, 1-11. doi: doi:10.1017/S0033291713000482


2013

De Brito, S. A., Viding, E., Sebastian, C. L., Kelly, P. A., Mechelli, A., Maris, H., & McCrory, E. J. (2013). Reduced orbitofrontal and temporal grey matter in a community sample of maltreated children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54(1). doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2012.02597.x

De Brito, S. A., Viding, E., Kumari, V., Blackwood, N., Hodgins, S. (2013). Cool and hot executive function impairments in violent offenders with antisocial personality disorder with and without psychopathy. PLOS ONE,8(6):e65566. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065566

Cullen, A. E., De Brito, S. A., Gregory, S. L., Murray, R. M., Williams, S. C. R., Hodgins, S., & Laurens, K. R. (2013). Temporal lobe volume abnormalities precede the prodrome- A study of children presenting antecedents of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbs128

McCrory, E. J., De Brito, S. A., Kelly, P. A., Bird, G., Sebastian, C. L., Mechelli, A., Samuel, S., & Viding, E. (2013). Amygdala activation in maltreated children during pre-attentive emotional processing. British Journal of Psychiatry, 202(4), 269-276. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.112.116624

Lockwood, P. L., Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E. J., Hyde, Z. H., Gu, X., De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2013). Association of callous traits with reduced neural response to others’ pain in children with conduct problems.Current Biology, 23(10), 901-905. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.04.018

Kelly, P. A., Viding, E., Wallace, G. L., Schaer, M., De Brito, S. A., Robustelli, B., & McCrory, E. J. (2013). Cortical thickness, surface area and gyrification abnormalities in children exposed to maltreatment- Neural markers of vulnerability? Biological Psychiatry, 74(11), 845-52. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.06.020.


2012

McCrory, E, De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E.(2012). The link between child abuse and psychopathology- A review of neurobiological and genetic research. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 105(4), 151-156. doi: 10.1258/jrsm.2011.110222

Sebastian, C. L., McCrory, E. J. P., Cecil, C. A. M., Lockwood, P. L., De Brito, S. A., Fontaine, N. M. G., & Viding, E. (2012). Neural responses to affective and cognitive theory of mind in children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69(8), 814-822. doi: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.2070

Sebastian, C. L., Fontaine, N. M. G., Bird, G., Blakemore, S., De Brito, S. A., McCrory, E. J. P., & Viding, E. (2012). Neural processing associated with cognitive and affective theory of mind in adolescents and adults.Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 7(1), 53-63. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsr023

Viding, E., Sebastian, C. L., Dadds, M. R., Lockwood, P. L., Cecil, C. A. M., De Brito, S. A., & McCrory, E. J. (2012). Amygdala response to preattentive masked fear in children with conduct problems- The role of callous-unemotional traits. American Journal of Psychiatry, 169(10), 1109-1116. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2012.12020191


2011

McCrory, E. J.*, De Brito, S. A.*, Sebastian, C. L., Mechelli, A., Bird, G., Kelly, P. A., et al. (2011).Heightened neural reactivity to threat in child victims of family violence. Current Biology, 21(23), R947-R948. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2011.10.015 *Equal contribution

De Brito, S. A., McCrory, E., Mechelli, A., Wilke, M., Jones, A., Hodgins, S., & Viding, E. (2011). Small, but not perfectly formed- Decreased white matter concentration in boys with psychopathic tendencies. Molecular Psychiatry, 16, 476-477. doi:10.1038/mp.2010.74

McCrory, E, De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2011). The impact of childhood maltreatment- A review of neurobiological and genetic factors. Frontiers in Child and Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2011.00048

Günther, T., Konrad, K., De Brito, S. A., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., & Vloet, T. D. (2011). Attentional functions in children and adolescents with ADHD, depressive disorders, and the comorbid condition. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52(3), 324-331. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2010.02320.x

Cooke, D., Michie, C., De Brito, S. A., Hodgins, S., & Sparkes, L. (2011). Measuring life-long patterns of instrumental aggression- A methodological note.Psychology Crime & Law, 17(4), 319-329. doi: 10.1080/10683160903203953


2010

McCrory, E., De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2010). The neurobiology and genetics of maltreatment and adversity.Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51(10), 1079-1095. . DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2010.02271.x

Rijsdijk, F.V., Viding, E., De Brito, S. A., Forgiarini, M., Mechelli, A., Jones, A.P., McCrory, E. (2010). Heritable variations in gray matter concentration as a potential endophenotype for psychopathic traits. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67, 406-413. DOI: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.20

Hodgins, S., De Brito, S. A., Chhabra, P., & Côté, G. (2010). Anxiety disorders among offenders with antisocial personality disorders- Different mechanisms underlying violent behaviour.Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 55(12), 815-827. 


2009

De Brito, S. A., Mechelli, A., Wilke, M., Laurens, K. R., Jones, A. P., Barker, G. J., Hodgins, S. & Viding, E. (2009). Size matters- Increased grey matter in boys with conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits. Brain, 132(4), 843-852. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awp011

–          This paper was featured in the scientific commentary in Brain: Blair, R. J. R. (2009). Too much of a good thing- Increased grey matter in boys with conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits. Brain, 132(4), 831-832. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awp051

De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2009). Psychopathic, but not thick: Temporal and prefrontal gray matter thinning in psychopaths. Invited commentary. Cell Science Reviews, 6(1), 31-34. No link available

De Brito, S. A., Hodgins, S., McCrory, E. J. P., Mechelli, A.,Wilke, M., Jones, A. P., & Viding, E. (2009). Structural neuroimaging and the antisocial brain- Main findings and methodological challenges. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36(11), 1173-1186. DOI: 10.1177/0093854809342883

Hodgins, S., De Brito, S. A., Simonoff, E., Vloet, T.,& Viding,E. (2009). Getting the phenotypes right- An essential ingredient for understanding aetiological mechanisms underlying persistent violence and developing effective treatments. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 3(44), 1-10. DOI: 10.3389/neuro.08.044.2009

Mechelli, A., Tognin, S., McGuire, P. K., Prata, D., Sartori, G., Fusar-Poli, P., De Brito S. A., Hariri A. R., & Viding E. (2009). Genetic vulnerability to affective psychopathology in childhood- A combined voxel-based morphometry and functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Biological Psychiatry, 66(3), 231-237. DOI:10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.01.033

De Brito, S. A., & Hodgins, S. (2009). Die Antisoziale Persönlichkeitsstörung des DSM-IV-TR – befunde, untergruppen und unterschiede zur Psychopathy. Forensische Psychiatrie, Psychologie, Kriminologie, 3(2), 116-128. DOI: 10.1007/s11757-009-0124-x German translation of the book chapter: De Brito, S. A. & Hodgins, S. (2009). Antisocial Personality. In M. McMurran & R. Howard (Eds.).


Book chapters

Clanton. R. L., Baker, R. H., Rogers, J. C., & De Brito, S. A. (forthcoming). Conduct Disorder. In S. Goldstein & M. DeVries (Eds.), Handbook of DSM-5 Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Springer.

De Brito S.A. & Mitchell, I. J. (forthcoming). Psychopathy. In A. R. Beech, A. J. Carter, R. E. Mann & P. Rotshtein (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience: John Wiley & Sons Ltd/Inc.

Hodgins, S., Checknita, D., Lindner, P., Schiffer, B., & De Brito, S. A. (forthcoming). Antisocial Personality Disorder. In A. R. Beech, A. J. Carter, R. E. Mann & P. Rotshtein (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience: John Wiley & Sons Ltd/Inc.

McCrory, E, De Brito, S. A., & Viding, E. (2011). The neuroscience and genetics of childhood maltreatment. In D. Skuse, H. Bruce, L. Dowdney, & D. Mrazek (Eds) Child Psychology and Psychiatry: Frameworks for Practice: Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781119993971.ch20

De Brito, S. A. & Hodgins, S. (2009). Antisocial Personality. In M. McMurran & R. Howard (Eds.), Personality, Personality Disorder, and Risk of Violence: Wiley. ISBN: 978-0-470-05948-7

De Brito, S. A. & Hodgins, S. (2009). Executive functions of persistent violent offenders: A critical review of the literature. In S. Hodgins, E. Viding & A. Plodowski (Eds.), Persistent violent offenders: Neurobiology and rehabilitation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199543533

Hodgins, S. & De Brito, S. A. (2009). Damaged development and the propensity to criminal behaviour. In B. Kamaldeep (Ed.) Psychiatry and Crime. Royal Society of Medicine Press. ISBN: 978-1-85315-883-4

 

 

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