BC Mental Health and Addictions Research Institute

Publications - Al Thornton

2006/07 to 2010/11

Lecomte, T., Mueser, K.T., MacEwan, G.W., Laferriere-Simard, M.C., Thornton, A.E., Buchanan, T., Goldner, E., Brink, J., Ehmann, T.S., Lang, D., Kang, S., Barr, A.M., & Honer, W.G. (2010). Profiles of individuals seeking psychiatric help for psychotic symptoms linked to methamphetamine abuse Baseline results from the MAPS (methamphetamine and psychosis study) Mental Health Subst Abuse, 3, 168-181.

Thornton, A.E., Kristinsson, H., DeFreitas, V.G., & Thornton W.L. (2010). The ecological validity of everyday cognition in hospitalized patients with serious mental illness. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 32:3, 299-308.

Pajonk, F. G., Wobrock, T., Gruber, O., Scherk, H., Berner, D., Kaizl, I., Kierer, A., Mller, S., Oest, M., Meyer, T., Backens, M., Schneider-Axmann, T., Thornton, A.E., Honer, W.G., & Falkai, P. (2010). Hippocampal plasticity in response to exercise in schizophrenia. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67(2), 133-143.

Barakauskas, V. E., Beasley, C. L., Barr, A. M., Ypsilanti, A. R., Li, H. Y., Thornton, A. E., Wong, H., Rosokija, G., Mann, J.J., Mancevski, B., Jakovski, Z., Davceva, N., Illevski, B., Dwork, A.J., Falkai, P., & Honer, W. G. (2010). A novel mechanism and treatment target for presynaptic abnormalities in specific striatal regions in schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 35(5), 1226-1238.

Smith, G.N., MacEwan, G.W., Kopala, Lang, D.J., Barr, A.M., Honer, W.G., Ehmann, T.S., Good, K., Thornton, A.E., & Neilson, H. (2010) Prenatal tobacco exposure in first-episode psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 119(1-3), 271272.

Smith, G.N., Wong, H., MacEwan, G.W., Kopala, L.C., Ehmann, T.S., Thornton, A.E., Lang, D.J., Barr, A.M., Procyshyn, R., Austin, J.C., Flynn, S.W., & Honer, W.G. (2009). Predictors of starting to smoke cigarettes in patients with first-episode psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 108(1-3), 258-264.

Thornton, A.E., & DeFreitas, V.G. (2009). The neuropsychology of multiple sclerosis. In I. Grant and K.M. Adams (Eds.), Neuropsychological Assessment of Neuropsychiatric and Neuromedical Disorders, 3rd Edition. Oxford University Press.

Procyshyn, R. M., Wasan, K. M., Thornton, A. E., Barr, A. M., Chen, E. Y., Pomarol-Clotet, E., Stip, E., Williams, R., MacEwan, G.W, & Birmingham, C.L., The Clozapine and Risperidone Enhancement Study Group. (2007). Changes in serum lipids, independent of weight, are associated with changes in symptoms during long-term clozapine treatment. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience : JPN, 32(5), 331-338.

Thornton, A.E., Cox D.N., Whitfield, K. & Fouladi R.T. (2008). Cumulative concussion exposure in rugby players: Neurocognitive and symptomatic outcomes. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 30:4, 398-409.

Voineskos, A.N., Lang, D.J., Zai, G., Bulgin, N., Shaikh, S., Su, W., Kopala, L.C., MacEwan, G.W., Thornton, A.E., Smith, G.N., Austin, J.C., Honer, W.G., & Kennedy, J.L. (2008). MAG gene variation and cortical gray matter volume in first episode schizophrenia. Brain Imaging & Behavior., 2(2), 117-122.

Honer, W. G., Thornton, A. E., Sherwood, M., MacEwan, G. W., Ehmann, T. S., Williams, R., Kopala, L.C., & Barr, A. M. (2007). Conceptual and methodological issues in the design of clinical trials of antipsychotics for the treatment of schizophrenia. CNS Drugs, 21(9), 699-714.

Thornton, A.E, Boudreau, V.G., Griffiths, S.Y., Woodward, T.S., Fawkes-Kirby, T. & Honer, W.G. (2007). The impact of monetary reward on memory in schizophrenia spectrum disorder, Neuropsychology, 21:5 631-645.

Procyshyn, R.M., Wasan, K.M., Thornton, A.E., Barr, A.M., Chen, E.Y.H., Falkai, P., Pomarol-Clotet, E., Stip, E., Williams, R., MacEwan, G.W., Birmingham, C.L., & Honer, W.G. (2007). An increase in serum lipids and not weight improves the symptoms of schizophrenia in subjects treated with clozapine. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 32(5), 331-338.

Thornton, A.E., Van Snellenberg, J.X., Sepehry, A.A. & Honer, W.G. (2006). The impact of atypical antipsychotic medications on long-term memory dysfunction in schizophrenia spectrum disorder: A quantitative review. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 20:3, 335-346.

Van Snellenberg, J.X., Torres, I.J. & Thornton, A.E. (2006). Functional neuro imaging of working memory in schizophrenia: Task performance as a moderating variable. Neuropsychology, 20:5, 497-510.

Honer, W.G., Thornton, A.E., Chen, E.Y.H., Chan, R.C,K,, Bergmann, A., Falkai, P., Pomarol-Clotet, E., McKenna, P.J., Stip, E., Williams, R., MacEwan, G.W., Wasan, K., & Procyshyn, R. (2006). Clozapine alone compared with combination clozapine and risperidone in patients with refractory schizophrenia. New England Journal of Medicine, 354 (5), 472-482.

Sherwood, M., Thornton, A.E., & Honer, W.G. (2006). A meta-analysis of profile and time course of symptom change in acute schizophrenia treated with atypical antipsychotics. International J. of Neuropsychopharmacology, 9, 357-366.

Barr, A.M., Panenka, W.J., MacEwan, G.W., Thornton, A.E., Lang, D.J., Honer, W.G., & Lecomte, T. (2006). The need for speed: an update on methamphetamine addiction. Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN, 31(5), 301-31.