Mood and Anxiety Research in Sussex (MARS)



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  • Amin, R., Strauss, C., & Waller, G. (2012). Body-Related Behaviours and Cognitions in the Eating Disorders. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.
  • Barazzone, N., Cavanagh, K., & Richards, D. A. (2012). Computerized cognitive behavioural therapy and the therapeutic alliance: A qualitative enquiry. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51(4), 396-417. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8260.2012.02035.x

  • Cooke, J., Bowskill, R., Clatworthy, J., LeSeve, P., Rank, T., Parham, R., & Horne, R. (2012). Health professionals' beliefs about medication for bipolar disorder. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 7(1), 4-8.

  • Crabb, R. M., Cavanagh, K., Proudfoot, J., Learmonth, D., Rafie, S., et al. (2012). Is computerized cognitive‐behavioural therapy a treatment option for depression in late‐life? A systematic review.British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51(4), 459-464. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8260.2012.02038.x 

  • Critchley, H. D., & Nagai, Y. (2012). How emotions are shaped by bodily states. Emotion Review, 4(2), 163-168. doi: 10.1177/1754073911430132

  • Dash, S. R., & Davey, G. C. L. (2012). An experimental investigation of the role of negative mood in worry: The role of appraisals that facilitate systematic information processing. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43(2), 823-831. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2011.12.002 

  • Eccles, J. A., Beacher, F. D. C., Gray, M. A., Jones, C. L., Minati, L., Harrison, N. A., & Critchley, H. D. (2012). Brain structure and joint hypermobility: Relevance to the expression of psychiatric symptoms. British Journal of Psychiatry, 200(6), 508-509. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2011.12.00
  • Eccles, J., Lallemant, C., Mushtaq, F., Greenwood, M., Keller, M., Golding, B., Tibble, J., Hag, I, & Whale, R. (2012). Pre-treatment waking cortisol response and vulnerability to interferon α induced depression. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 22(12), 892-896. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2012.03.009
  • Eddy, C. M., Rickards, H. E., Critchley, H. D., & Cavanna, A. E. (2012). A controlled study of personality and affect in Tourette syndrome. Comprehensive Psychiatry.

  • Fialho, R., Eccles, J., Keller, M., Pereira, M., Hag, I., Tibble, J., & Whale, R. (2012). Depressive disorders in HIV-HCV patients undergoing interferon-alpha treatment for hepatitis C. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 15(6), 18425. doi: 10.7448/IAS.15.6.18425

  • Fisak, B., Holderfield, K. G., Douglas-Osborn, E., & Cartwright-Hatton, S. (2012). What do parents worry about? examination of the construct of parent worry and the relation to parent and child anxiety. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 40(5), 542-557. doi: 10.1017/S1352465812000410

  • Gianaros, P. J., Onyewuenyi, I. C., Sheu, L. K., Christie, I. C., Critchley, H. D. (2012). Brain systems for baroreflex suppression during stress in humans. Human Brain Mapping, 33(7), 1700-1716. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21315

  • Gray, M. A., Beacher, F. D., Minati, L., Nagai, Y., Kemp, A. H., Harrison, N. A., & Critchley, H. D. (2012). Emotional appraisal is influenced by cardiac afferent information. Emotion, 12(1), 180-191. doi: 10.1037/a0025083

  • Grist, R. M., & Field, A. P. (2012). The mediating effect of cognitive development on children's worry elaboration. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43(2), 801-807. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2011.11.002

  • Hale, L., Strauss, C., & Lever Taylor, B. (2012). The Effectiveness and Acceptability of Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Review of the Literature. Mindfulness, 1-8. doi: 10.1007/s12671-012-0137-y 

  • Holle, H., Warne, K., Seth, A. K., Critchley, H. D., & Ward, J. (2012). Neural basis of contagious itch and why some people are more prone to it. PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(48), 19816-19821. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1216160109.

  • Lester, K. J., Field, A. P., & Cartwright-Hatton, S. (2012). Maternal anxiety and cognitive biases towards threat in their own and their child's environment. Journal of Family Psychology, 26(5), 756-766. doi: 10.1037/a0029711 

  • Meeten, F. & Davey, G. C. L. (2012). Mood-as-input and perseverative worrying following the induction of discrete negative moods.  Behavior Therapy, 43, 393-406.

  • Meeten, F., Dash, S. R., Scarlet, A. L. S., & Davey, G. C. L. (2012). Investigating the effect of intolerance of uncertainty on catastrophic worrying and mood. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50(11), 690-698. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2012.08.003

  • Middlemass, J., Davy, Z., Cavanagh, K., Linehan, C., Morgan, K., Lawson, S., Siriwardena, A. N. (2012). Integrating online communities and social networks with computerised treatment for insomnia: A qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice, 62(605), 840-850

  • Naudts, K. H., Azevedo, R. T., David, A. S., van Heeringen, K., & Gibbs, A. A. (2012). Epistasis between 5-HTTLPR and ADRA2B polymorphisms influences attentional bias for emotional information in healthy volunteers. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 15(8), 1027-1036. doi: 10.1017/S1461145711001295

  • Pollatos, O., Füstös, J., & Critchley, H. D. (2012). On the generalised embodiment of pain: How interoceptive sensitivity modulates cutaneous pain perception. Pain, 153(8), 1680-1686. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2012.04.030

  • Ryan, J. P., Sheu, L. K., Critchley, H. D., & Gianaros, P. J. (2012). A neural circuitry linking insulin resistance to depressed mood. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74(5), 476-482. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e31824d0865

  • Strauss, C., Hayward, M., & Chadwick, P. (2012). Group person‐based cognitive therapy for chronic depression: A pilot randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51(3), 345-350. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8260.2012.02036.x

  • Triantafyllou, K., CartwrightHatton, S., Korpa, T., Kolaitis, G., & Barrowclough, C. (2012). Catastrophic worries in mothers of adolescents with internalizing disorders. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51(3), 307-322. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8260.2011.02029.x

  • Trickey, D., Siddaway, A. P., Meiser-Stedman, R., Serpell, L., & Field, A. P. (2012). A meta-analysis of risk factors for post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents. Clinical Psychology Review, 32(2), 122-138. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2011.12.001 

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  • Beacher, F. D. C. C., Gray, M. A., Minati, L., Whale, R., Harrison, N. A., & Critchley, H. D. (2011). Acute tryptophan depletion attenuates conscious appraisal of social emotional signals in healthy female volunteers. Psychopharmacology, 213(2-3), 603-613. doi: 10.1007/s00213-010-1897-5.

  • Broeren, S., Lester, K. J., Muris, P., & Field, A. P. (2011). They are afraid of the animal, so therefore I am too: Influence of peer modeling on fear beliefs and approach-avoidance behaviors towards animals in typically developing children. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49(1), 50-57. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2010.11.001 

  • Broerena, S., Murisa, P., Bouwmeestera, S., Field, A. P., & Voerman, J. S. (2011). Processing biases for emotional faces in 4- to 12-year-old non-clinical children: An exploratory study of developmental patterns and relationships with social anxiety and behavioral inhibition. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 2(4), 454-474. Retrieved from 

  • Cartwright-Hatton, S., McNally, D., Field, A. P., Rust, S., Laskey, B., Dixon, C., Gallagher, B., Harrington, R., Miller, C., Pemberton, K., Symes, W., White, C., & Woodham, A. (2011). A new parenting-based group intervention for young anxious children: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 50(3), 242-251. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2010.12.015

  • Cavanagh, K., Seccombe, N., & Lidbetter, N. (2011). The implementation of computerized cognitive behavioural therapies in a service user-led, third sector self help clinic. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39(4), 427-442. doi: 10.1017/S1352465810000858

  • Cavanagh, K., Seccombe, N., Lidbetter, N., & Bunnell, D. (2011). Supported, service-user led, computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (CCBT) self-help clinics. Journal of Public Mental Health, 10(4), 225-233. doi: 10.1108/17465721111188241

  • Creswell, C., Shildrick, S., & Field, A. P. (2011). Interpretation of ambiguity in children: A prospective study of associations with anxiety and parental interpretations. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 20(2), 240-250. doi: 10.1007/s10826-010-9390-7 

  • Critchley, H. D., Nagai, Y., Gray, M. A., & Mathias, C. J. (2011). Dissecting axes of autonomic control in humans: Insights from neuroimaging. Autonomic Neuroscience-Basic & Clinical, 161(1-2), 34-42. doi: 10.1016/j.autneu.2010.09.005.

  • Davey, G. C. L. (2011). Disgust: The disease-avoidance emotion and its dysfunctions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 366(1583), 3453-3465.

  • Eccles, J., Harrison, N., & Critchley, H. (2011). Joint hypermobility syndrome. psychiatric manifestations. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 342, 398doi: 10.1136/bmj.d998.

  • Huijding, J., Muris, P., Lester, K. J., Field, A. P., & Joosse, G. (2011). Training children to approach or avoid novel animals: Effects on self-reported attitudes and fear beliefs and information-seeking behaviors. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49(10), 606-613. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2011.06.005

  • Langdon, S., Jones, F. W., Hutton, J., & Holttum, S. (2011). A grounded-theory study of mindfulness practice following mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Mindfulness, 2(4), 270-281. doi: 10.1007/s12671-011-0070-5

  • Leathers-Smith, E., & Davey, G. C. L. (2011). The disgust threat interpretation bias is not moderated by anxiety & disgust sensitivity. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 2(1), 63-76. doi: 10.5127/jep.007410 

  • Lester, K. J., Field, A. P., & Muris, P. (2011). Experimental modification of interpretation bias about animal fear in young children: Effects on cognition, avoidance behavior, anxiety vulnerability, and physiological responding. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 40(6), 864-877. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2011.618449

  • Lester, K. J., Field, A. P., & Muris, P. (2011). Experimental modification of interpretation bias regarding social and animal fear in children. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25(5), 697-705. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2011.03.006

  • Lewis, P. A., Cairney, S., Manning, L., & Critchley, H. D. (2011). The impact of overnight consolidation upon memory for emotional and neutral encoding contexts. Neuropsychologia, 49(9), 2619-2629. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.05.009.

  • Meeten, F., & Davey, G. C. L. (2011). Mood-as-input hypothesis and perseverative psychopathologies. Clinical Psychology Review, 31(8), 1259-1275. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2011.08.002 

  • Purkis, H. M., Lester, K. J., & Field, A. P. (2011). But what about the empress of racnoss? the allocation of attention to spiders and doctor who in a visual search task is predicted by fear and expertise. Emotion, 11(6), 1484-1488. doi: 10.1037/a0024415 

  • Seth, A. K., Suzuki, K. & Critchley, H. D. (2011). An interoceptive predictive coding model of conscious presence. Frontiers in Psychology,2, 395.

  • Thompson, A., Sullivan, S., Heron, J., Thomas, K., Zammit, S., Horwood, J. et al. (2011). Childhood facial emotion recognition and psychosis-like symptoms in a nonclinical population at 12 years of age: Results from the ALSPAC birth cohort. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 16(2), 136-157. doi: 10.1080/13546805.2010.510040

  • Whale, R., Beacher, F., Golding, B., Gard, P., & Critchley, H. (2011). The acute effect of tryptophan depletion on serum neurotrophin levels (BDNF, FGF2, and S100B) in healthy subjects. Psychopharmacology, 213(2-3), 651-652. doi: 10.1007/s00213-010-1865-0 

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  • Austin, A. J. & Duka, T. (2010). Mechanisms of attention for appetitive and aversive outcomes in Pavlovian Conditioning, Behavioural Brain Research 213: 19-26.
  • Hadwin, J. & Field, A. P. (Eds.) (2010). Information processing biases and anxiety: a developmental perspective. Chichester: Wiley.
  • Hawksley J & Davey G.C.L. (2010) Mood-as-input and depressive rumination. Behaviour Research & Therapy,48, 134-140.

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  • Barazzone, N. & Davey, G. C. L. (2009). Anger potentiates the reporting of threatening interpretations: An experimental study. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 489-495.
  • Cuipers, P., Marks, I., van Straten, A., Cavanagh, K., Gega, L. & Andersson, G. (2009) Computer-aided psychotherapy for anxiety disorders: a meta-analytic review. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38 (2), 66-82.
  • Davey, G. C. L. & Hurrell, A. (2009). Does disgust facilitate anxiety sensitivity? An experimental study. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 2, 4-15.
  • Davey, G. C. L. & Chapman, L. (2009). Disgust and eating disorder symptomatology: The role of trait anxiety and sensitivity. Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy, 16, 268-275.

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