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Professor Loo's research

Professor Loo is a leading figure in the field of electroconvulsive therapy. This is her research.

Electroconvulsive therapy research published by Professor Colleen Loo

Loo, CK, Katalinic, N, Smith D, Ingram A, Dowling N, Martin, D, Addison K, Hadzi-Pavlovic, Schweitzer I. A randomised controlled trial of brief and ultrabrief pulse right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy. Int J Neuropsychopharmacology, 2014; 18(1) pii: pyu045. doi: 10.1093/ijnp/pyu045.

Player, M. J., Taylor, J. L., Weickert, C. S., Alonzo, A., Sachdev, P. S., Martin, D., Loo, C. K. Increase in PAS-induced neuroplasticity after a treatment course of transcranial direct current stimulation for depression. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2014; 167:140-147.

Lai R, Katalinic N, Glue P, Somogyi A, Mitchell P, Leyden J, Harper S, Loo C. Pilot dose-response trial of IV ketamine in treatment-resistant depression. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2014; 15 (7):579-584.

Galvez, V, O’Keefe E, Cotiga L, Leyden J, Harper S, Glue P, Mitchell P, Somogyi A, Delory A, Loo CK. Long-lasting effects of a single subcutaneous dose of ketamine for treating melancholic depression: A Case Report. Biological Psychiatry, 2014; 76(3) e1-2.

Bai S, Dokos S, Ho K-A, Loo CK. A Computational Modelling Study of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Montages used in Depression. Neuroimage 2014; 87(15), 332-344
Player M, Taylor J, Weickert C, Alonzo A, Sachdev P, Martin D, Mitchell P, Loo CK. Neuroplasticity in Depressed Individuals Compared to Healthy Controls. Neuropsychopharmacology 2013; 38(11):2101-2108

Martin D, Liu R, Alonzo A, Green M, Player M, Sachdev P, Loo C. Can transcranial direct current stimulation enhance outcomes from cognitive training? A randomized controlled trial in healthy participants. Int J Neuropsychopharmacology 2013; 16(9):1927-1936.

Loo C, Alonzo A, Martin D, Mitchell P, Galvez V, Sachdev P. Transcranial direct current stimulation for depression: 3-week, randomised, sham-controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry 2012; 200:52-59.

Loo C, Katalinic N, Garfield J, Sainsbury K, Hadzi-Pavlovic D, MacPherson R. Neuropsychological and mood effects of ketamine in electroconvulsive therapy: A randomised controlled trial. J Affective Disorders 2012; 142(1-3): 233-240.

Bai S, Loo C, Dokos S. A Computational Model of Direct Brain Stimulation by Electroconvulsive Therapy. Conference proceedings: Conference Proceedings: Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society. (ConfProc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc.) 2010; 1:2069-72.

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