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PUBLICATIONS

For a rapid list of scientific publications produced by senior clinicians at the Neuropsychiatry Unit, please click this link (which will open a list of publications from the National Library of Medicine Search Engine in a new window).
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BOOK CHAPTERS

Key neuropsychiatry chapters:

Walterfang M, Mocellin R, Velakoulis D. The Neuropsychiatry of Neuroendocrine and Neurometabolic Disorders. In Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Psychiatry 11th edition. Lippincott, 2009.

This large review chapter is a key new chapter in the latest edition of the world's most popular and respected psychiatric text, and builds on our unit's growing expertise in neurometabolic disorders. Online:
Amazon.com Fishpond.com.au

Velakoulis D, Walterfang M. Clinical assessment of mental status. In Shapira AHV. Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience. Elsevier: 2007.

This chapter, the opening chapter in this large neurology textbook from Queen's Square, reflects our unit's expertise in the interface between neurology and psychiatry in clinical practice, and particularly in cognitive assessment. Online:
Amazon.com

Other chapters:

Walterfang M, Mocellin R, Pantelis C, Velakoulis D. Neuroimaging in Late-Onset Schizophrenia. In Ames D, Chiu E, Hassett A.
Psychosis in the Elderly. Published by Taylor & Francis: 2005.

Walterfang M, Velakoulis D. Psychosis associated with storage diseases. In Keshavan M, Sachdev P.
Secondary Schizophrenias. Cambridge University Press: 2009.

Velakoulis D, Walterfang M. Psychosis associated with mitochrondrial diseases. In Keshavan M, Sachdev P.
Secondary Schizophrenias. Cambridge University Press: 2009.

Walterfang M, Mocellin R, Velakoulis D, Copolov D. Organic hallucinations. In Keshavan M, Sachdev P.
Secondary Schizophrenias, Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Walterfang M, Henkel K. Volumetric analysis in choreoacanthocytosis. In Danek A, Walker M, Sano A.
Neuroacanthocytosis Syndromes. Springer, 2007.

Walterfang M, Evans A, Velakoulis D. Psychiatric aspects of the neurodegenerative choreas. In Walker R.
The Neurodegenerative Choreas. Cambridge University Press 2010.


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KEY CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

We have drawn from many decades of experience in clinical neuropsychiatry and neuroscience research to apply novel research methods to a number of disorders seen in the Neuropsychiatry Unit.

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KEY NEUROPSYCHIATRY CASE REPORTS & CASE SERIES

In neuropsychiatry, the relationship between cognitive/neurological disorders and psychiatric illness is a complex one. We strongly believe that recognising patterns of comorbidity between brain disease and psychiatric illness is an essential prelude to further study of the neurobiology of neuropsychiatric disease. Our groundbreaking work on psychosis in frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Niemann-Pick type C disease (NPC) has lead to a greater understanding of the neurobiology of psychosis and the disorders themselves, and has resulted in further group-based study of these neurodegenerative disorders.

Velakoulis D, Lubman DI, Brett A, Russell D. Conn's dementia.
Lancet Neurol 1:131, 2002. Link

Lubman DI, Pantelis C, Desmond P, Proffitt TM, Velakoulis D. Moya moya disease in a patient with schizophrenia.
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:806-10, 2003. Link

Walterfang M, Upjohn E, Velakoulis D. Is schizophrenia associated with narcolepsy? Cogn Behav Neurol 18:113-8, 2005. Link

Sullivan D, Walterfang M, Velakoulis D. Bipolar disorder and Niemann-Pick type C.
Am J Psychiatry 162:1021-2, 2005. Link

Deb S, Walterfang M, Varghese D, Eisen DP, Tomlinson B, Velakoulis D. Cryptococcal dementia in a patient with sarcoidosis. Med J Aust 184:86-7, 2006. Link

Walterfang M, Fietz M, Fahey M, Sullivan D, Leane P, Lubman DI, Velakoulis D. The neuropsychiatry of Niemann-Pick disease type C in adulthood. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 18:158-70, 2006. Link

Mocellin R, Walterfang M, Velakoulis D. The neuropsychiatry of complex visual hallucinations. Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:742-51, 2006. Link

Chinnasamy D, Rudd R, Velakoulis D. A case of schizophrenia with complete agenesis of the corpus callosum. Australas Psychiatry 14:327-30, 2006. Link

Ryan P, Walterfang M, Scholes A, O'Donovan J, Tomlinson B, Velakoulis D. Recovery of cognitive function in neuropsychiatric Langerhan's cell histiocytosis. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:629-32, 2006. Link

Mocellin R, Lubman DI, Lloyd J, Tomlinson EB, Velakoulis D. Reversible dementia with psychosis: Hashimoto's encephalopathy.
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:761-3, 2006. Link

Walterfang M, Yucel M, Walker R, Evans A, Bader B, Ng A, Danek A, Mocellin R, Velakoulis D. Adolescent obsessive-compulsive disorder heralding chorea-acanthocytosis.
Mov Disord 23:422-5, 2008. Link

Walterfang M, Evans AH, Fietz M, Velakoulis D. Psychosis and vertical supranuclear ophthalmoplegia.
J Clin Neurosci 15:291, 370-1, 2008. Link

Robertson B, Evans AH, Walterfang M, Ng AP, Velakoulis D. Epilepsy, movement disorder and progressive cognitive decline.
J Clin Neurosci 15:812, 2008. Link

Simon A, Walterfang M, Petralli C, Velakoulis D. First-episode "conaesthetic" schizophrenia presenting with alien hand syndrome and partial a genesis of the corpus callosum.
Neuropsychobiology 58:118-22, 2008. Link

Abel LA, Walterfang M, Fietz M, Bowman EA, Velakoulis D. Saccades in adult Niemann-Pick disease reflect frontal, brainstem and biochemical deficits. Neurology 72:1083-6, 2009. Link

Velakoulis D, Walterfang M, Mocellin R, Pantelis C, McLean C. Frontotemporal dementia presenting as schizophrenia-like psychosis in young people: clinicopathological series and review of cases.
Br J Psychiatry194(4):298-305, 2009. Link

Velakoulis D, Walterfang M, Mocellin R, Pantelis C, Dean B, McLean C. Abnormal hippocampal distribution of TDP-43 in patients with late-onset psychosis.
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43(8):739-45, 2009. Link

O'Connor K, Nelson B, Walterfang M, Velakoulis D, Thompson A. Pseudoneurotic schizophrenia revisited.
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:873-6, 2009. Link

Plotnik AN, Carney P, Schweder P, O'Brien TJ, Velakoulis D, Drummond KJ. Seizures initially diagnosed as panic attacks: case series.
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:878-82, 2009. Link

Walterfang M, Kornberg A, Adams S, Fietz M, Velakoulis D. Post-ictal psychosis in adolescent Niemann-Pick type C. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2010 Jan 13. Link

Walterfang M, Fietz M, Abel L, Bowman E, Mocellin R, Velakoulis D. Gender dimorphism in siblings with psychosis due to Niemann-Pick disease type C. J Inherit Metab Dis 2009 Jul 17. Link

Frydman I, Ferreira-Garcia R, Borges MC, Velakoulis D, Walterfang M, Fontenelle LF. Dementia developing in late-onset and treatment-refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder. Cogn Behav Neurol 23:205-8, 2010. Link

Walterfang M, Goh A, Mocellin R, Evans A, Velakoulis D. Peduncular hallucinosis secondary to central pontine myelinolysis.
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 66: 618-621, 2012. Link