Neural Responses to Sad Facial Expressions in Major Depression Following Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Article


Fu, C., Williams, Steven C.R., Cleare, Anthony J., Scott, Jan, Mitterschiffthaler, Martina T., Walsh, Nicholas D., Donaldson, Catherine, Suckling, John, Andrew, Chris, Steiner, Herbert and Murray, Robin M. 2008. Neural Responses to Sad Facial Expressions in Major Depression Following Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Biological Psychiatry. 64 (6), pp. 505-512.
AuthorsFu, C., Williams, Steven C.R., Cleare, Anthony J., Scott, Jan, Mitterschiffthaler, Martina T., Walsh, Nicholas D., Donaldson, Catherine, Suckling, John, Andrew, Chris, Steiner, Herbert and Murray, Robin M.
Abstract

Background

Affective facial processing is an important component of interpersonal relationships. The neural substrate has been examined following treatment with antidepressant medication but not with psychological therapies. The present study investigated the neural correlates of implicit processing of sad facial expressions in depression pretreatment and posttreatment with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
Methods

The patient group consisted of 16 medication-free subjects (mean age 40 years) with a DSM-IV diagnosis of acute unipolar major depression, and the comparison group were 16 matched healthy volunteers. Subjects participated in a prospective study with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) at weeks 0 and 16. During the fMRI scans, subjects performed an affect recognition task with facial stimuli morphed to display varying intensities of sadness. Patients received 16 sessions of CBT. Functional magnetic resonance imaging data were analyzed for the mean activation and differential response to variable intensity (load-response) of facial affect processing.
Results

During an acute depressive episode, patients showed elevated amygdala-hippocampal activity relative to healthy individuals. Baseline dorsal anterior cingulate activity in patients showed a significant relationship with subsequent clinical response.
Conclusions

These data provide further support for elevated amygdala activity in depression and suggest that anterior cingulate activity may be a predictor of treatment response to both pharmacotherapy and CBT.

JournalBiological Psychiatry
Journal citation64 (6), pp. 505-512
ISSN00063223
Year2008
PublisherElsevier
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2008.04.033
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2008.04.033
Publication dates
Online12 Jun 2008
Publication process dates
Deposited17 Mar 2018
Permalink -

https://repository.uel.ac.uk/item/8651q

  • 36
    total views
  • 0
    total downloads
  • 5
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month

Related outputs

Addressing heterogeneity (and homogeneity) in treatment mechanisms in depression and the potential to develop diagnostic and predictive biomarkers
Fu, C., Fan, Y. and Davatzikos, C. 2019. Addressing heterogeneity (and homogeneity) in treatment mechanisms in depression and the potential to develop diagnostic and predictive biomarkers. NeuroImage: Clinical.
Comparative efficacy and acceptability of non-surgical brain stimulation for the acute treatment of major depressive episodes in adults: systematic review and network meta-analysis
Mutz, Julian, Vipulananthan, Vijeinika, Carter, Ben, Hurlemann, René, Fu, C. and Young, Allan H. 2019. Comparative efficacy and acceptability of non-surgical brain stimulation for the acute treatment of major depressive episodes in adults: systematic review and network meta-analysis. BMJ. 364, p. Art. l1079.
Associations between polygenic risk scores for four psychiatric illnesses and brain structure using multivariate pattern recognition
Ranlund, Siri, Rosa, Maria Joao, de Jong, Simone, Cole, James H., Kyriakopoulos, Marinos, Fu, C., Mehta, Mitul A. and Dima, Danai 2018. Associations between polygenic risk scores for four psychiatric illnesses and brain structure using multivariate pattern recognition. NeuroImage: Clinical. 20, pp. 1026-1036.
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the neural correlates of psychological therapies in major depression
Sankar, Anjali, Melin, Alice, Lorenzetti, Valentina, Horton, Paul, Costafreda, Sergi G. and Fu, C. 2018. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the neural correlates of psychological therapies in major depression. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. 279, pp. 31-39.
Efficacy and acceptability of non-invasive brain stimulation for the treatment of adult unipolar and bipolar depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised sham-controlled trials
Mutz, Julian, Edgcumbe, Daniel R., Brunoni, Andre R. and Fu, C. 2018. Efficacy and acceptability of non-invasive brain stimulation for the treatment of adult unipolar and bipolar depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised sham-controlled trials. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 92, pp. 291-303.
Predictors of amygdala activation during the processing of emotional stimuli: A meta-analysis of 385 PET and fMRI studies
Costafreda, Sergi G., Brammer, Michael J., David, Anthony S. and Fu, C. 2007. Predictors of amygdala activation during the processing of emotional stimuli: A meta-analysis of 385 PET and fMRI studies. Brain Research Reviews. 58 (1), pp. 57-70.
Neural basis of the emotional Stroop interference effect in major depression
Mitterschiffthaler, M. T., Williams, S. C. R., Walsh, N. D., Cleare, A. J., Donaldson, C., Scott, J. and Fu, C. 2008. Neural basis of the emotional Stroop interference effect in major depression. Psychological Medicine. 38 (02), pp. 247-256.
Pattern Classification of Sad Facial Processing: Toward the Development of Neurobiological Markers in Depression
Fu, C., Mourao-Miranda, Janaina, Costafreda, Sergi G., Khanna, Akash, Marquand, Andre F., Williams, Steve C.R. and Brammer, Michael J. 2008. Pattern Classification of Sad Facial Processing: Toward the Development of Neurobiological Markers in Depression. Biological Psychiatry. 63 (7), pp. 656-662.
Neuroanatomy of verbal working memory as a diagnostic biomarker for depression
Marquand, Andre F., Mourão-Miranda, Janaina, Brammer, Michael J., Cleare, Anthony J. and Fu, C. 2008. Neuroanatomy of verbal working memory as a diagnostic biomarker for depression. NeuroReport. 19 (15), pp. 1507-1511.
Neural correlates of sad faces predict clinical remission to cognitive behavioural therapy in depression
Costafreda, Sergi G., Khanna, Akash, Mourao-Miranda, Janaina and Fu, C. 2009. Neural correlates of sad faces predict clinical remission to cognitive behavioural therapy in depression. NeuroReport. 20 (7), pp. 637-641.
Amygdala activation to masked happy facial expressions
Juruena, Mario F., Giampietro, Vincent P., Smith, Stephen D., Surguladze, Simon A., Dalton, Jeffrey A., Benson, Philip J., Cleare, Anthony J. and Fu, C. 2010. Amygdala activation to masked happy facial expressions. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 16 (02), pp. 383-387.
Subregional hippocampal deformations in major depressive disorder
Cole, James, Toga, Arthur W., Hojatkashani, Cornelius, Thompson, Paul, Costafreda, Sergi G., Cleare, Anthony J., Williams, Steven C.R., Bullmore, Edward T., Scott, Jan L., Mitterschiffthaler, Martina T., Walsh, Nicholas D., Donaldson, Catherine, Mirza, Mubeena, Marquand, Andre, Nosarti, Chiara, McGuffin, Peter and Fu, C. 2010. Subregional hippocampal deformations in major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders. 126 (1-2), pp. 272-277.
Ketamine-Induced Disruption of Verbal Self-Monitoring Linked to Superior Temporal Activation
Stone, J. M., Abel, K. M., Allen, M.P.G., van Haren, N., Matsumoto, K., McGuire, P. K. and Fu, C. 2010. Ketamine-Induced Disruption of Verbal Self-Monitoring Linked to Superior Temporal Activation. Pharmacopsychiatry. 44 (1), pp. 33-48.
Machine learning classification with confidence: Application of transductive conformal predictors to MRI-based diagnostic and prognostic markers in depression
Nouretdinov, Ilia, Costafreda, Sergi G., Gammerman, Alexander, Chervonenkis, Alexey, Vovk, Vladimir, Vapnik, Vladimir and Fu, C. 2011. Machine learning classification with confidence: Application of transductive conformal predictors to MRI-based diagnostic and prognostic markers in depression. NeuroImage. 56 (2), pp. 809-813.
Cortisol responses to serial MRI scans in healthy adults and in depression
Peters, Sabine, Cleare, Anthony J., Papadopoulos, Andrew and Fu, C. 2011. Cortisol responses to serial MRI scans in healthy adults and in depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 36 (5), pp. 737-741.
No effect of 5HTTLPR or BDNF Val66Met polymorphism on hippocampal morphology in major depression
Cole, J., Weinberger, D. R., Mattay, V. S., Cheng, X., Toga, A. W., Thompson, P. M., Powell-Smith, G., Cohen-Woods, S., Simmons, A., McGuffin, P. and Fu, C. 2011. No effect of 5HTTLPR or BDNF Val66Met polymorphism on hippocampal morphology in major depression. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 10 (7), pp. 756-764.
Hippocampal atrophy in first episode depression: A meta-analysis of magnetic resonance imaging studies
Cole, James, Costafreda, Sergi G., McGuffin, Peter and Fu, C. 2011. Hippocampal atrophy in first episode depression: A meta-analysis of magnetic resonance imaging studies. Journal of Affective Disorders. 134 (1-3), pp. 483-487.
Interaction between effects of genes coding for dopamine and glutamate transmission on striatal and parahippocampal function
Pauli, Andreina, Prata, Diana P., Mechelli, Andrea, Picchioni, Marco, Fu, C., Chaddock, Christopher A., Kane, Fergus, Kalidindi, Sridevi, McDonald, Colm, Kravariti, Eugenia, Toulopoulou, Timothea, Bramon, Elvira, Walshe, Muriel, Ehlert, Natascha, Georgiades, Anna, Murray, Robin, Collier, David A. and McGuire, Philip 2012. Interaction between effects of genes coding for dopamine and glutamate transmission on striatal and parahippocampal function. Human Brain Mapping. 34 (9), pp. 2244-2258.
White matter abnormalities and illness severity in major depressive disorder
Cole, James, Chaddock, Christopher A., Farmer, Anne E., Aitchison, Katherine J., Simmons, Andrew, McGuffin, Peter and Fu, C. 2012. White matter abnormalities and illness severity in major depressive disorder. British Journal of Psychiatry. 201 (01), pp. 33-39.
Predictive neural biomarkers of clinical response in depression: A meta-analysis of functional and structural neuroimaging studies of pharmacological and psychological therapies
Fu, C., Steiner, Herbert and Costafreda, Sergi G. 2013. Predictive neural biomarkers of clinical response in depression: A meta-analysis of functional and structural neuroimaging studies of pharmacological and psychological therapies. Neurobiology of Disease. 52, pp. 75-83.
Modulation of amygdala response and connectivity in depression by serotonin transporter polymorphism and diagnosis
Costafreda, Sergi G., McCann, Peter, Saker, Pascal, Cole, James H., Cohen-Woods, Sarah, Farmer, Anne E., Aitchison, Katherine J., McGuffin, Peter and Fu, C. 2013. Modulation of amygdala response and connectivity in depression by serotonin transporter polymorphism and diagnosis. Journal of Affective Disorders. 150 (1), pp. 96-103.
Modafinil Augmentation Therapy in Unipolar and Bipolar Depression
Goss, Alexander J., Kaser, Muzaffer, Costafreda, Sergi G., Sahakian, Barbara J. and Fu, C. 2013. Modafinil Augmentation Therapy in Unipolar and Bipolar Depression. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 74 (11), pp. 1101-1107.
The effect of psychosis associated CACNA1C, and its epistasis with ZNF804A, on brain function
Tecelão, Diogo, Mendes, Ana, Martins, Daniel, Fu, C., Chaddock, Christopher A, Picchioni, Marco M, McDonald, Colm, Kalidindi, Sridevi, Murray, Robin and Prata, Diana P 2018. The effect of psychosis associated CACNA1C, and its epistasis with ZNF804A, on brain function. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 18 (4), p. e12510.
Unravelling the GSK3β-related genotypic interaction network influencing hippocampal volume in recurrent major depressive disorder
Inkster, Becky, Simmons, Andy, Cole, James, Schoof, Erwin, Linding, Rune, Nichols, Tom, Muglia, Pierandrea, Holsboer, Florian, Saemann, Philipp, McGuffin, Peter, Fu, C., Miskowiak, Kamilla, Matthews, Paul M., Zai, Gwyneth and Nicodemus, Kristin 2018. Unravelling the GSK3β-related genotypic interaction network influencing hippocampal volume in recurrent major depressive disorder. Psychiatric Genetics. 28 (5), pp. 77-84.
Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex enhances reflective judgment & decision-making
Edgcumbe, Daniel R., Thoma, V., Rivolta, Davide, Nitsche, Michael A. and Fu, C. 2018. Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex enhances reflective judgment & decision-making. Brain Stimulation. 12 (3), pp. 652-658.
Other race effect on amygdala response during affective facial processing in major depression
Sankar, Anjali, Costafreda, Sergi G., Marangell, Lauren B. and Fu, C. 2018. Other race effect on amygdala response during affective facial processing in major depression. Neuroscience Letters. 662, pp. 381-384.
Effects of antidepressant therapy on neural components of verbal working memory in depression
Sankar, Anjali, Adams, Tracey M, Costafreda, Sergi G. and Fu, C. 2017. Effects of antidepressant therapy on neural components of verbal working memory in depression. Journal of Psychopharmacology. 31 (9), pp. 1176-1183.
Body mass index, but not FTO genotype or major depressive disorder, influences brain structure
Cole, J.H., Boyle, C.P., Simmons, A., Cohen-Woods, S., Rivera, M., McGuffin, P., Thompson, P.M. and Fu, C. 2013. Body mass index, but not FTO genotype or major depressive disorder, influences brain structure. Neuroscience. 252 (Nov.), pp. 109-117.
Classification of Major Depressive Disorder via Multi-Site Weighted LASSO Model
Zhu, Dajiang, Riedel, Brandalyn C., Jahanshad, Neda, Groenewold, Nynke A., Stein, Dan J., Gotlib, Ian H., Dima, Danai, Cole, James H., Fu, C., Walter, Henrik, Veer, Ilya M., Frodl, Thomas, Schmaal, Lianne, Veltman, Dick J. and Thompson, Paul M. 2017. Classification of Major Depressive Disorder via Multi-Site Weighted LASSO Model. in: Descoteaux, Maxime, Maier-Hein, Lena, Franz, Alfred, Jannin, Pierre, Collins, D. Louis and Duchesne, Simon (ed.) Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention − MICCAI 2017 Springer, Cham.
Recent Advances in Neuroimaging of Mood Disorders: Structural and Functional Neural Correlates of Depression, Changes with Therapy, and Potential for Clinical Biomarkers
Atkinson, Lauren, Sankar, Anjali, Adams, Tracey M. and Fu, C. 2014. Recent Advances in Neuroimaging of Mood Disorders: Structural and Functional Neural Correlates of Depression, Changes with Therapy, and Potential for Clinical Biomarkers. Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry. 1 (3), pp. 278-293.
Common and distinct patterns of grey-matter volume alteration in major depression and bipolar disorder: evidence from voxel-based meta-analysis
Wise, T., Radua, J., Via, E., Cardoner, N., Abe, O., Adams, T. M., Amico, F., Cheng, Y., Cole, J. H., de Azevedo Marques Périco, C., Dickstein, D. P., Farrow, T. F. D., Frodl, T., Wagner, G., Gotlib, I. H., Gruber, O., Ham, B. J., Job, D. E., Kempton, M. J., Kim, M. J., Koolschijn, P. C. M. P., Malhi, G. S., Mataix-Cols, D., McIntosh, A. M., Nugent, A. C., O'Brien, J. T.., Pezzoli, S, Phillips, M. L., Sachdev, P. S., Salvadore, G., Selvaraj, S., Stanfield, A. C., Thomas, A. J., van Tol, M. J., van der Wee, N. J. A., Veltman, D. J., Young, A. H., Fu, C., Cleare, A. J. and Arnone, D. 2016. Common and distinct patterns of grey-matter volume alteration in major depression and bipolar disorder: evidence from voxel-based meta-analysis. Molecular Psychiatry.
Diagnostic potential of structural neuroimaging for depression from a multi-ethnic community sample
Sankar, Anjali, Zhang, Tianhao, Gaonkar, Bilwaj, Doshi, Jimit, Erus, Guray, Costafreda, Sergi G., Marangell, Lauren, Davatzikos, Christos and Fu, C. 2016. Diagnostic potential of structural neuroimaging for depression from a multi-ethnic community sample. BJPsych Open. 2 (4), pp. 247-254.
Meta-analyses of structural regional cerebral effects in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
Moulton, Calum D., Costafreda, Sergi G., Horton, Paul, Ismail, Khalida and Fu, C. 2015. Meta-analyses of structural regional cerebral effects in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Brain Imaging and Behavior. 9 (4), pp. 651-662.
A systematic review of the neurophysiology of mindfulness on EEG oscillations
Lomas, T., Ivtzan, I. and Fu, C. 2015. A systematic review of the neurophysiology of mindfulness on EEG oscillations. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 57, pp. 401-410.
Modulatory effects of brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism on prefrontal regions in major depressive disorder
Legge, R. M., Sendi, S., Cole, J. H., Cohen-Woods, S., Costafreda, S. G., Simmons, A., Farmer, A. E., Aitchison, K. J., McGuffin, P. and Fu, C. 2015. Modulatory effects of brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism on prefrontal regions in major depressive disorder. The British Journal of Psychiatry. 206 (5), pp. 379-384.
Multimodal functional and structural neuroimaging investigation of major depressive disorder following treatment with duloxetine
Fu, C., Costafreda, Sergi G, Sankar, Anjali, Adams, Tracey M, Rasenick, Mark M, Liu, Peng, Donati, Robert, Maglanoc, Luigi A, Horton, Paul and Marangell, Lauren B 2015. Multimodal functional and structural neuroimaging investigation of major depressive disorder following treatment with duloxetine. BMC Psychiatry. 15 (1).
Neural effects of cognitive–behavioural therapy on dysfunctional attitudes in depression
Sankar, A., Scott, J., Paszkiewicz, A., Giampietro, V. P., Steiner, H. and Fu, C. 2014. Neural effects of cognitive–behavioural therapy on dysfunctional attitudes in depression. Psychological Medicine. 45 (7), pp. 1425-1433.
Prognostic and Diagnostic Potential of the Structural Neuroanatomy of Depression
Domschke, Katharina, Costafreda, Sergi G., Chu, Carlton, Ashburner, John and Fu, C. 2009. Prognostic and Diagnostic Potential of the Structural Neuroanatomy of Depression. PLOS ONE. 4 (7), p. e6353.
Pattern of neural responses to verbal fluency shows diagnostic specificity for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
Costafreda, Sergi G, Fu, C., Picchioni, Marco, Toulopoulou, Timothea, McDonald, Colm, Kravariti, Eugenia, Walshe, Muriel, Prata, Diana, Murray, Robin M and McGuire, Philip K 2011. Pattern of neural responses to verbal fluency shows diagnostic specificity for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. BMC Psychiatry. 11 (1), p. 18.
Neuroimaging-Based Biomarkers in Psychiatry: Clinical Opportunities of a Paradigm Shift
Fu, C. and Costafreda, Sergi G. 2013. Neuroimaging-Based Biomarkers in Psychiatry: Clinical Opportunities of a Paradigm Shift. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 58 (9), pp. 499-508.