List of publications

  1. Chatzi L, Melaki V, Sarri K, Apostolaki I, Roumeliotaki T, Koutis A, Bitsios P, Kogevinas M. (2010). Dietary patterns during pregnancy and the risk of postpartum depression. In Press Nutrition
  2. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Adamaki Ε, Bitsios P. (2010). The influence of schizophrenia-related neuregulin-1 polymorphisms on sensorimotor gating in healthy males In Press Biol Psychiatry Download paper
  3. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P. (2010). Cognitive and emotional processing associated with the Season of Birth and dopamine D4 receptor gene. Neuropsychologia 48: 3926-3933 Download paper
  4. Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P, Frangou S, Roussos P, Aasen I, Galea A, Kumari V (2010). Low Baseline Startle and Deficient Affective Startle Modulation in Remitted Bipolar Disorder Patients and their Unaffected Siblings. Psychophysiology 47(4): 659-68 Download paper
  5. Nikolaou A, Schiza S, Chatzi L, Koudas V, Fokos S, Solidaki E, Bitsios P. (2010). Evidence of dysregulated affect indicated by high alexithymia in obstructive sleep apnea. In Press Journal of Sleep Research
  6. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P (2010). In response to critical reappraisal of a catechol-o-methyltransferase transversion variant in schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry 67(7): e41-e42 Download paper
  7. Solidaki E, Chatzi L, Bitsios P, Markatzi I, Plana E, Castro F, Palmer K, Coggon D, Kogevinas M (2010). Work related and psychological determinants of multi-site musculoskeletal pain. Scand J Work Environ Health 36(1):54-61 Download paper
  8. Laretzaki G, Plainis, S, Argyropoulos S, Pallikaris J, Bitsios P (2010). Threat and anxiety affect visual contrast perception. J Psychopharmacol 24(5):667-675 Download paper
  9. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P (2009). Tolcapone effects on gating, working memory and mood interact with the synonymous COMT rs4818C/G polymorphism. Biol Psychiatry 66(11):997-1004 Download paper
  10. Vivilaki V, Dafermos V, Kogevinas M, Bitsios P, Lionis C (2009). The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale: translation and validation for a Greek sample. BMC Public Health 9: 329 Download paper
  11. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P (2009). A risk PRODH haplotype affects sensorimotor gating, memory, schizotypy and anxiety in healthy males. Biol Psychiatry 65(12):1063-70 Download paper
  12. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P (2009). Cognitive and emotional processing in high novelty seeking associated with the L-DRD4 genotype. Neuropsychologia 47(7):1654-9 Download paper
  13. Koudas V, Nikolaou A, Chourdaki E, Giakoumaki SG, Roussos P, Bitsios P (2009). Comparison of ketanserin, buspirone and propranolol on arousal and autonomic function in healthy volunteers. Psychopharmacology 205(1):1-9 Download paper
  14. Chatzi L, Bitsios P, Solidaki E, Christou I, Kyrlaki E, Sfakianaki M, Kogevinas M, Kefalogiannis N, Pappas A (2009). Type 1 diabetes is associated with alexithymia in non depressed, no mentally ill diabetic patients: a case control study. J Psychosom Res 67(4):307-13 Download paper
  15. Mann N, Bitsios P (2009). Modafinil treatment of amphetamine abuse in adult ADHD. J Psychopharmacol 23(4):468-71 Download paper
  16. Giakoumaki SG, Roussos P, Bitsios P (2008). Improvement of prepulse inhibition and executive function by the COMT inhibitor tolcapone depends on COMT Val158Met polymorphism. Neuropsychopharmacology 33(13):3058-68 Download paper
  17. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P (2008). The dopamine D(3) receptor Ser9Gly polymorphism modulates prepulse inhibition of the acoustic startle reflex. Biol Psychiatry 64(3):235-40 Download paper
  18. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Rogdaki M, Pavlakis S, Frangou S, Bitsios P (2008). Prepulse inhibition of the startle reflex in healthy males depends on the catechol O-methyltransferase Val158Met gene polymorphism. Psychological Medicine 38(11):1651-8 Download paper
  19. Roussos P, Giakoumaki SG, Pavlakis S, Bitsios P (2008). Planning, decision making and the COMT rs4818 polymorphism in healthy males. Neuropsychologia 46: 757-63 Download paper
  20. Nikolaou A, Schiza S, Giakoumaki SG, Roussos P, Siafakas N, Bitsios P (2008). The 5-min pupillary alertness test is sensitive to modafinil: a placebo controlled study in patients with sleep apnea. Psychopharmacology 196: 167-75 Download paper
  21. Giakoumaki SG, Roussos P, Frangou S, Bitsios P (2007). Disruption of prepulse inhibition of the startle reflex by the preferential D3 agonist ropinirole in healthy males Psychopharmacology 194: 289-95 Download paper
  22. Giakoumaki SG, Roussos P, Rogdaki M, Bitsios P, Frangou S (2007). Evidence of Disrupted Prepulse Inhibition in Unaffected Siblings of Bipolar Disorder Patients. Biological Psychiatry 62: 1418-22 Download paper
  23. Bitsios P, Schiza S, Giakoumaki SG, Savidou K, Alegakis AK, Siafakas N (2006). Pupil miosis within 5 minutes in darkness is a valid and sensitive quantitative measure of alertness: application in daytime sleepiness associated with sleep apnea. Sleep 29: 1482-8 Download paper
  24. Micheloyannis S, Pachou E, Stam CJ, Breakspear M, Bitsios P, Vourkas M, Erimaki S, Zervakis M (2006). Small-world networks and disturbed functional connectivity in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 87: 60-6 Download paper
  25. Bitsios P, Giakoumaki SG, Theou K, Frangou S (2006). Increased PPI is associated with better strategy formation and execution times in healthy males. Neuropsychologia 44: 2494-9 Download paper
  26. Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P, Frangou S (2006). The level of PPI in healthy individuals may index cortical modulation of early information processing. Brain Research 1078: 168-70 Download paper
  27. Bitsios P, Giakoumaki SG, Frangou S (2005). The effects of dopamine agonists on prepulse inhibition (PPI) in healthy males depend on baseline PPI values. Psychopharmacology 182: 144-52 Download paper
  28. Hourdaki E, Giakoumaki SG, Grinakis V, Theou K, Karataraki M, Bitsios P (2005). Parametric exploration of the fear-inhibited light reflex. Psychophysiology 42: 447-55 Download paper
  29. Bitsios P, Giakoumaki SG (2005). Relationship of prepulse inhibition of the startle reflex to attentional and executive mechanisms in man. International Journal of Psychophysiology 55: 229-241 Download paper
  30. Giakoumaki SG, Hourdaki E, Grinakis V, Theou K, Bitsios P (2005). Effects of peripheral sympathetic blockade with dapiprazole on the fear-inhibited light reflex. Journal of Psychopharmacology 19: 139-148 Download paper
  31. Bitsios P, Szabadi E, Bradshaw C.M. (2004) Fear-inhibited light reflex: importance of the aversiveness of the anticipated event. International Journal of Psychophysiology 52: 87-95 Download paper
  32. Bitsios P, Szabadi E, Bradshaw C.M. (2002) Relationship of the “fear-inhibited light reflex” to the level of state/trait anxiety in healthy subjects. International Journal of Psychophysiology 43: 177-184 Download paper
  33. Phillips MA, Bitsios P, Szabadi E, Bradshaw CM (2000) Comparison of the antidepressants reboxetine, fluvoxamine and amitryptiline upon spontaneous pupillary fluctuations in healthy human volunteers. Psychopharmacology 149(1): 72-76 Download paper
  34. Bitsios P, Philpott A, Langley RW, Bradshaw CM, Szabadi E (1999) Comparison of the effects of diazepam on the fear-potentiated startle reflex and the fear-inhibited light reflex in man. Journal of Psychopharmacology 13(3): 226-234. Download paper
  35. Bitsios P, Szabadi E, Bradshaw CM (1999) Comparison of the effects of venlafaxine, paroxetine and desipramine on the pupillary light reflex in man. Psychopharmacology 143(3): 286-292 Download paper
  36. Bitsios P, Szabadi E, Bradshaw CM (1998) Sensitivity of the fear - inhibited light reflex to diazepam. Psychopharmacology 135(1): 93-98 Download paper
  37. Bitsios P, Szabadi E, Bradshaw CM (1998) The effects of clonidine on the fear - inhibited light reflex. Journal of Psychopharmacology 12(2), 137-45 Download paper
  38. Bitsios P, Langley RW, Tavernor S, Pyykkö K, Scheinin M, Szabadi E, Bradshaw CM (1998) Comparison of the effects of moclobemide and selegiline on tyramine-evoked mydriasis in man. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 45(6): 551-558. Download paper
  39. Prettyman R, Bitsios P, Szabadi E (1997) Altered pupil size and darkness and light reflexes in Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 62(6): 665-668 Download paper
  40. Bitsios P, Szabadi E, Bradshaw CM (1996). The inhibition of the pupillary light reflex by the threat of an electric shock: a potential laboratory model of human anxiety. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 10 (4), 279-287 Download paper
  41. Bitsios P, Prettyman R, Szabadi E. (1996). Changes in autonomic function with age: a study of pupillary kinetics in healthy young and old people. Age and Ageing, 25(6): 432-438 Download paper
  42. Bitsios P, Langley RW, Szabadi E, Bradshaw C.M (1996). Comparison of the effects of clonidine on tyramine- and methoxamine-evoked mydriasis in man. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 41(4): 269-275 Download paper