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Chao, T., Haney, M., Cooper, Z.D., Vadhan, N.P., Van Dam, N.T., Van Snellenberg, J., & Bedi, G. (2019). Cognitive function in aging cocaine smokers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 33, 801-810.

 

Bailey, N.W., Freedman, G., Raj, K., Sullivan, C.M., Rogasch, N.C., Chung, S.W., Hoy, K.E., Chambers, R., Hassed, C., Van Dam, N.T., & Fitzgerald, P.B. (2019). Mindfulness meditators show altered distributions of early and late neural activity makers of attention in a response inhibition task. PLoS ONE, 14(8), e0203096.

Bailey NW, Raj K, Freedman G, Rogasch NC, Fitzgibbon B, Van Dam NT, & Fitzgerald PB (2019). Mindfulness meditators do not show differences in electrophysiological measures of error processing. Mindfulness, 10, 1360-1380.

 

Oh, K.Y., Van Dam, N.T., Doucette, J.T., & Murrough, J.W. (2019/in press). Effects of Chronic Physical Disease and Systemic Inflammation on Suicide Risk in Patients with Depression: A Hospital-Based Case-Control Study. Psychological Medicine. PDF

 

Xu, J., Van Dam, N.T., Feng, C., Luo, Y., Ai, H., Gu, R., & Xu, P. (2019). Anxious brain networks: A coordinate-based activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis of resting-state functional connectivity studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 96, 21-30. PDF

Bedi, G., Hao, X., Van Dam, N.T., Cooper, Z., Rubin, E., Vadhan, N., Marino, L., & Haney, M. (2019). Social motivational processing and interpersonal function in aging cocaine smokers. Addiction Biology, 24, 1044-1055. PDF

 

Tan, A., Costi, S., Lorris, L.S., Van Dam, N.T., Kautz, M., Friedman, A.K., Collins, K.A., Ahle, G., Chadha, N., Whitton, A., Dunsky, K., Do, B., Pizzagalli, D.A., Iosifescu, D.V., Nestler, E.J., Han, M.-H., & Murrough, J.W. (2018/in press). Effects of the KCNQ channel opener ezogabine on functional connectivity of the ventral striatum and clinical symptoms in patients with major depressive disorder. Molecular Psychiatry. PDF

 

Perfors, A., Van Dam, N. (2018). Human decision making in black swan situations. In C Kalish, M Rau, J Zhu and T Rogers (Eds.) Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF

 

Sayed, S., Van Dam, N.T., Horn, S.R., Kautz, M.M., Parides, M.,  Costi, S., Collins, K.A., Iacoviello, B.,  Iosifescu, D.V., Mathé, A.A., Southwick, S.M., Feder, A., Charney, D.S., Murrough, J.W. (2018). A randomized dose-ranging study of neuropeptide Y in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 21, 3-11. Link to Full Text

 

Van Dam, N.T., van Vugt, M.K., Vago, D.R., Schmalzl, L., Saron, C., Olendzki, A., Meissner, T., Lazar, S.W., Kerr, C., Gorchov, J., Field, B.A., Fox, K.C.R., Britton, W.B., Brefczynski-Lewis, J.A., Meyer, D.E. (2018). Mind the hype: A critical evaluation and prescriptive agenda for research on mindfulness and meditation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13, 36-61. PDF

      

     Commentary:

     Davidson, R.J & Dahl, C.J. (2018). Outstanding challenges in scientific research on mindfulness and

     meditation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13, 62-65. PDF

     

     Reply to Commentary:

     Van Dam, N.T., van Vugt, M.K., Vago, D.R., Schmalzl, L., Saron, C., Olendzki, A., Meissner, T., Lazar, S.W.,  Gorchov, J., Field, B.A., Fox,                   K.C.R., Britton, W.B., Brefczynski-Lewis, J.A., Meyer, D.E. (2018). Reiterated Concerns and Further Challenges for Mindfulness and                             Meditation Research: A Reply to Davidson and Dahl. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13, 1, 66-69. Link to Full Text

 

Kiraly, D.D., Horn, S.R., Van Dam, N.T., Costi, S., Schwartz, J., Kim-Shulze, S., Patel, M., Hodes, G.E., Russo, S.J., Merad, M., Iosifescu, D.V., Charney, D.S., & Murrough, J.W. Altered immune profiles in treatment-resistant depression – response to ketamine and prediction of treatment outcomes. (2017). Translational Psychiatry, 7, e1065Link to Full Text

 

McDonald, A.R., Muraskin, J., Van Dam, N.T., Froehlich, C., Puccio, B., ...,Craddock, R.C. (2017). 

The Real-time fMRI Neurofeedback Based Stratification of Default Network Regulation Neuroimaging Data Repository. NeuroImage, 146, 157-170. Link to Full Text

 

Van Dam, N.T., O'Connor, D., Marcell, E.T., Ho, E.J., Craddock, R.C., Tobe, R.H., Gabbay, V., Hudziak, J.J., Castellanos, F.X., Leventhal, B.L., Milham, M.P. (2017). Data-driven phenotypic categorization for neurobiological analyses: Beyond DSM-5 Labels. Biological Psychiatry, 81, 484-494. Link to Ful Text

 

Van Dam, N.T., Brown, A., Mole, T.B., Davis, J.H., Britton, W.B. & Brewer, J.A. (2015). Development and validation of the Behavioral Tendencies Questionnaire. PLoS ONE, 10(11), e0140867. Link to Full Text

 

Costi, S., Van Dam, N.T., & Murrough, J.W. (2015). Current status of ketamine and related therapies for mood and anxiety disorders. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports, 2, 216-225. Link to Full Text

 

Balsamo, M., Innamorati, M., Van Dam, N.T., Carlucci, L., & Saggino, A. (2015). Measuring anxiety in the elderly: Psychometric properties of the State Trait Inventory of Cognitive and Somatic Anxiety (STICSA) in an elderly Italian sample. International Psychogeriatrics, 27, 998-1008. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Mallela, T., Eilam-Stock, T., Gu, X., Hof, P.R., & Fan, J. (2015). The embodied mind: Using psychophysiological signals to inform brain activity and connectivity during rest. Science, 350 (6256 Supplement)

 

Brewer, J.A., Van Dam, N.T., Davis, J.H. (2015). Mindfulness and the addictive process: Psychological methods and neurobiological mechanisms. (pp. 185-198). In B.D. Ostafin, M. Robinson, & B. Meier (Eds.). Handbook of mindfulness and self-regulation. Springer. 

 

Van Dam, N.T., Hobkirk, A.L., Sheppard, S.C., Aviles-Andrews, R., & Earleywine, M. (2014). How does mindfulness reduce anxiety, depression, and stress? An exploratory examination of change processes in wait-list controlled mindfulness meditation training. Mindfulness, 5, 574-588.  PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Rando, K., Potenza, M.N., Tuit, K., & Sinha, R. (2014). Childhood maltreatment prospectively predicts substance use relapse severity via trauma-specific reductions in limbic gray matter volume. JAMA Psychiatry, 71(8), 917-925. PDF  Supplemental_Materials

 

Fan, J., Van Dam, N.T., Gu, X., Liu, X., Wang,H., Tang, C.Y., & Hof, P. R. (2014). Quantitative characterization of functional anatomical contributions to cognitive control under uncertainty. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 1490-1506. PDF

 

Xu, P., Huang, R., Wang, J., Van Dam, N.T., Xie, T., Dong, Z., Chen, C.,  Gu, R., Zang, Y., He, Y., Fan, J., & Luo, Y. (2014). Eyes open and eyes closed: altering topological organization of human brain functional networks. Neuroimage, 90, 246-255.  PDF

 

Eilam-Stock, T., Xu, P., Cao, M., Gu, X., Van Dam, N.T., Anagnostou, E., Kolevzon, A., Soorya, L., Park, Y., Siller, M., He, Y., Hof, P.R., & Fan, J. (2014). Abnormal associations between autonomic and brain activity during rest in autism spectrum disorders. Brain, 137, 153-171. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Gros, D.F., Earleywine, M., & Antony, M.M. (2013). Establishing a Trait Anxiety Threshold that Signals Likelihood of Anxiety Disorders. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 26, 70-86. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Sano, M., Mitsis, E.M., Grossman, H.T., Gu, X., Park, Y., Hof, P.R., & Fan, J. (2013). Functional neural correlates of attentional deficits in amnestic mild cognitive impairment, PLoS ONE, 8, e54035. Link to Full Text

 

Mackie, M.-A., Van Dam, N.T., & Fan, J. Cognitive control and attentional functions.  (2013). Brain and Cognition, 82, 301-312. PDF

 

Xu, P.,  Gu, R., Broster, L., Wu, R., Van Dam, N.T., Jiang, Y., Fan, J., & Luo, Y. (2013). Neural basis of emotional decision making in trait anxiety. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 18641-18653. PDF

 

Gu, X., Liu, X., Van Dam, N.T., Hof, P.R., & Fan, J. (2013). Cognition emotion integration in anterior insular cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 23, 20-27. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Hobkirk, A.L., Danoff-Burg, S., & Earleywine, M. (2012). Mind your words: Positive and negative items create method effects on the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire. Assessment, 19, 196-202.  PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Bedi, G., & Earleywine, M. (2012). Characteristics of clinically anxious versus non-anxious heavy, regular marijuana users. Addictive Behaviors, 37, 1217-1223. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Earleywine, M., & Altarriba, J.A. (2012). Anxiety attenuates awareness of emotional faces during rapid serial visual presentation. Emotion, 12, 796-806. PDF

 

Fan, J., Xu, P., Van Dam, N.T., Eilam, T., Gu, X., Luo, Y., & Hof, P.R. (2012). Spontaneous brain fluctuations relate to autonomic arousal. Journal of Neuroscience, 15, 11176-11186. PDF

 

Fan, J., Bernardi, S., Van Dam, N.T., Anagnostou, E., Gu, X., Martin, L., Park, Y., Liu, X., Kolevzon, A., Soorya, L., Grodberg, D., Hollander, E., & Hof, P.R. (2012). Deficits of attentional networks in autism. Brain and Behavior, 2, 647-660. Link to Full Text

 

Bedi, G., Van Dam, N.T., & Munafo, M. (2012). Gender inequality in awarded research grants. The Lancet, 380(9840), 474. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Sheppard, S.C., Forsyth, J.P, & Earleywine, M. (2011). Self-Compassion is a better predictor than mindfulness of symptom severity and quality of life in mixed anxiety and depression. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 123-130. PDF

 

De Leo, J.A., Van Dam, N.T., Hobkirk, A.L., & Earleywine, M. (2011). Examining bias in the Impulsive Sensation Seeking Scale (ImpSS) using Differential Item Functioning (DIF) – an Item Response Analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 570-576. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T. & Earleywine, M. (2011). Validation of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale - Revised (CESD-R): Pragmatic depression assessment in the general population. Psychiatry Research, 186, 128-132. PDF

 

Grossman, P. & Van Dam, N.T. (2011). Mindfulness, by any other name...:Trials and tribulations of satî in western psychology and science. Contemporary Buddhism, 12, 219-239.  PDF

 

Bedi, G., Van Dam, N.T., & Redman, J. (2010). Ecstasy (MDMA) and high prevalence psychiatric symptomatology: Somatic anxiety symptoms are associated with polydrug, not ecstasy, use. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 24, 233-240. PDF

 

Childs, E., Van Dam, N.T., & de Wit, H. (2010). Effects of acute progesterone administration upon responses to acute psychosocial stress in men. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 18, 78-86. PDF

 

Earleywine, M. & Van Dam, N.T. (2010). Case studies in cannabis vaporization. Addiction Research & Theory, 18, 243-249. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Earleywine, M., & Borders, A.  (2010). Measuring mindfulness? An Item Response Theory analysis of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 805-810. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T. & Earleywine, M. (2010). Pulmonary function in cannabis users: Support for a clinical trial of the vaporizer. International Journal of Drug Policy, 21, 511-513. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Earleywine, M., & Forsyth, J.P. (2009). Gender bias in sixteen-item anxiety sensitivity index: An application of polytomous differential item functioning. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 256-259. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Earleywine, M., & Danoff-Burg, S. (2009). Differential item function across meditators and non-meditators on the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire.  Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 516-521. PDF

 

Van Dam, N.T., Earleywine, M., & DiGiacomo, G. (2008). Polydrug use, cannabis, and psychosis-like symptoms. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 23, 475-485. PDF

 

At least 50% of the science herein will be wrong in 5 years. It's not that I'm a pessimist, that's just how science works.

Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne

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