Dr Linda Scoriels
My research focuses on emotional and cognitive functioning in psychosis and its relationship with biological markers, such as genes, metabolites and immunological molecules.
I am also interested in the effects of cognitive and mood enhancers that may allow improvement of patients’ deficits.
First episode psychosis
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
Marcus Munafo Web: http://psychology.psy.bris.ac.uk/people/...
Scoriels L, Barnett JH, Murray GK, Cherukuru S, Fielding M, Cheng F, Lennox BR, Sahakian BJ, Jones PB (2011), “Effects of modafinil on emotional processing in first episode psychosis.” Biol Psychiatry 69(5):457-64 Details
Scoriels L, Barnett JH, Soma PK, Sahakian BJ, Jones PB (2011), “Effects of modafinil on cognitive functions in first episode psychosis.” Psychopharmacology (Berl) Details
Kirkbride JB, Scoriels L (2009), “Review of the 6th symposium for the search for the causes of schizophrenia, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 3-6 February 2009.” Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259(8):505-9 Details
Barnett JH, Scoriels L, Munafò MR (2008), “Meta-analysis of the cognitive effects of the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene Val158/108Met polymorphism.” Biol Psychiatry 64(2):137-44 Details
Mechawar N, Saghatelyan A, Grailhe R, Scoriels L, Gheusi G, Gabellec MM, Lledo PM, Changeux JP (2004), “Nicotinic receptors regulate the survival of newborn neurons in the adult olfactory bulb.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101(26):9822-6 Details