Monica Aas
Position: Post doc, PhD
Phone: +47 230 27316
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Publications 2017

Aas M (2017)
Response to Xuerong Luo et al., Letter to the Editor
Brain Behav Immun (in press)
PubMed 28698114

Aas M, Dieset I, Hope S, Hoseth E, Mørch R, Reponen E, Steen NE, Laskemoen JF, Ueland T, Aukrust P, Agartz I, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2017)
Childhood maltreatment severity is associated with elevated C-reactive protein and body mass index in adults with schizophrenia and bipolar diagnoses
Brain Behav Immun (in press)
PubMed 28619247

Publications 2016

Lagerberg TV, Aminoff SR, Aas M, Bjella T, Henry C, Leboyer M, Pedersen G, Bellivier F, Icick R, Andreassen OA, Etain B, Melle I (2016)
Alcohol use disorders are associated with increased affective lability in bipolar disorder
J Affect Disord, 208, 316-324
PubMed 27810713

Mørch RH, Dieset I, Færden A, Hope S, Aas M, Nerhus M, Gardsjord ES, Joa I, Morken G, Agartz I, Aukrust P, Djurovic S, Melle I, Ueland T, Andreassen OA (2016)
Inflammatory evidence for the psychosis continuum model
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 67, 189-97
PubMed 26923849

Pruessner M, Cullen AE, Aas M, Walker EF (2016)
The neural diathesis-stress model of schizophrenia revisited: An update on recent findings considering illness stage and neurobiological and methodological complexities
Neurosci Biobehav Rev, 73, 191-218
PubMed 27993603

Steen NE, Aas M, Simonsen C, Dieset I, Tesli M, Nerhus M, Gardsjord E, Mørch R, Agartz I, Melle I, Ueland T, Spigset O, Andreassen OA (2016)
Serum levels of second-generation antipsychotics are associated with cognitive function in psychotic disorders
World J Biol Psychiatry, 1-12 (in press)
PubMed 27712130

Steen NE, Aas M, Simonsen C, Dieset I, Tesli M, Nerhus M, Gardsjord E, Mørch R, Agartz I, Melle I, Vaskinn A, Spigset O, Andreassen OA (2016)
Serum concentrations of mood stabilizers are associated with memory, but not other cognitive domains in psychosis spectrum disorders; explorative analyses in a naturalistic setting
Int J Bipolar Disord, 4 (1), 24
PubMed 27858347

Aas M, Andreassen OA, Aminoff SR, Færden A, Romm KL, Nesvåg R, Berg AO, Simonsen C, Agartz I, Melle I (2016)
A history of childhood trauma is associated with slower improvement rates: Findings from a one-year follow-up study of patients with a first-episode psychosis
BMC Psychiatry, 16, 126
PubMed 27146044

Aas M, Blokland GA, Chawner SJ, Choi SW, Estrada J, Forsingdal A, Friedrich M, Ganesham S, Hall L, Haslinger D, Huckins L, Loken E, Malan-Müller S, Martin J, Misiewicz Z, Pagliaroli L, Pardiñas AF, Pisanu C, Quadri G, Santoro ML, Shaw AD, Ranlund S, Song J, Tesli M, Tropeano M et al. (2016)
Summaries of plenary, symposia, and oral sessions at the XXII World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, Copenhagen, Denmark, 12-16 October 2014
Psychiatr Genet, 26 (1), 1-47
PubMed 26565519

Aas M, Henry C, Andreassen OA, Bellivier F, Melle I, Etain B (2016)
The role of childhood trauma in bipolar disorders
Int J Bipolar Disord, 4 (1), 2
PubMed 26763504

Publications 2015

Aminoff SR, Tesli M, Bettella F, Aas M, Lagerberg TV, Djurovic S, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2015)
Polygenic risk scores in bipolar disorder subgroups
J Affect Disord, 183, 310-4
PubMed 26047958

Hope S, Hoseth E, Dieset I, Mørch RH, Aas M, Aukrust P, Djurovic S, Melle I, Ueland T, Agartz I, Ueland T, Westlye LT, Andreassen OA (2015)
Inflammatory markers are associated with general cognitive abilities in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder patients and healthy controls
Schizophr Res, 165 (2-3), 188-94
PubMed 25956633

Steen NE, Aas M, Simonsen C, Dieset I, Tesli M, Nerhus M, Gardsjord E, Mørch R, Agartz I, Melle I, Vaskinn A, Spigset O, Andreassen OA (2015)
Serum level of venlafaxine is associated with better memory in psychotic disorders
Schizophr Res, 169 (1-3), 386-92
PubMed 26516101

Publications 2014

Berg AO, Aas M, Larsson S, Nerhus M, Hauff E, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2014)
Childhood trauma mediates the association between ethnic minority status and more severe hallucinations in psychotic disorder
Psychol Med, 45 (1), 133-42
PubMed 25065296

Haug E, Øie M, Andreassen OA, Bratlien U, Nelson B, Aas M, Møller P, Melle I (2014)
Anomalous self-experience and childhood trauma in first-episode schizophrenia
Compr Psychiatry, 56, 35-41
PubMed 25458477

Steen NE, Methlie P, Lorentzen S, Dieset I, Aas M, Nerhus M, Haram M, Agartz I, Melle I, Berg JP, Andreassen OA (2014)
Altered systemic cortisol metabolism in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia spectrum disorders
J Psychiatr Res, 52, 57-62
PubMed 24534618

Aas M, Aminoff SR, Vik Lagerberg T, Etain B, Agartz I, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2014)
Affective lability in patients with bipolar disorders is associated with high levels of childhood trauma
Psychiatry Res, 218 (1-2), 252-5
PubMed 24803185

Aas M, Dazzan P, Mondelli V, Melle I, Murray RM, Pariante CM (2014)
A systematic review of cognitive function in first-episode psychosis, including a discussion on childhood trauma, stress, and inflammation
Front Psychiatry, 4, 182
PubMed 24409157

Aas M, Haukvik UK, Djurovic S, Tesli M, Athanasiu L, Bjella T, Hansson L, Cattaneo A, Agartz I, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2014)
Interplay between childhood trauma and BDNF val66met variants on blood BDNF mRNA levels and on hippocampus subfields volumes in schizophrenia spectrum and bipolar disorders
J Psychiatr Res, 59, 14-21
PubMed 25246365

Aas M, Pedersen G, Henry C, Bjella T, Bellivier F, Leboyer M, Kahn JP, Cohen RF, Gard S, Aminoff SR, Lagerberg TV, Andreassen OA, Melle I, Etain B (2014)
Psychometric properties of the Affective Lability Scale (54 and 18-item version) in patients with bipolar disorder, first-degree relatives, and healthy controls
J Affect Disord, 172, 375-80
PubMed 25451440

Publications 2013

Etain B, Aas M, Andreassen OA, Lorentzen S, Dieset I, Gard S, Kahn JP, Bellivier F, Leboyer M, Melle I, Henry C (2013)
Childhood trauma is associated with severe clinical characteristics of bipolar disorders
J Clin Psychiatry, 74 (10), 991-8
PubMed 24229750

Lagerberg TV, Kvitland LR, Aminoff SR, Aas M, Ringen PA, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2013)
Indications of a dose-response relationship between cannabis use and age at onset in bipolar disorder
Psychiatry Res, 215 (1), 101-4
PubMed 24262665

Larsson S, Aas M, Klungsøyr O, Agartz I, Mork E, Steen NE, Barrett EA, Lagerberg TV, Røssberg JI, Melle I, Andreassen OA, Lorentzen S (2013)
Patterns of childhood adverse events are associated with clinical characteristics of bipolar disorder
BMC Psychiatry, 13, 97
PubMed 23522391

Aas M, Etain B, Bellivier F, Henry C, Lagerberg T, Ringen A, Agartz I, Gard S, Kahn JP, Leboyer M, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2013)
Additive effects of childhood abuse and cannabis abuse on clinical expressions of bipolar disorders
Psychol Med, 44 (8), 1653-62
PubMed 24028906

Aas M, Haukvik UK, Djurovic S, Bergmann Ø, Athanasiu L, Tesli MS, Hellvin T, Steen NE, Agartz I, Lorentzen S, Sundet K, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2013)
BDNF val66met modulates the association between childhood trauma, cognitive and brain abnormalities in psychoses
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry, 46, 181-8
PubMed 23876786

Publications 2012

Larsson S, Andreassen OA, Aas M, Røssberg JI, Mork E, Steen NE, Barrett EA, Lagerberg TV, Peleikis D, Agartz I, Melle I, Lorentzen S (2012)
High prevalence of childhood trauma in patients with schizophrenia spectrum and affective disorder
Compr Psychiatry, 54 (2), 123-7
PubMed 22901835

O'Connor JA, Wiffen BD, Reichenberg A, Aas M, Falcone MA, Russo M, Sood PG, Taylor H, David AS (2012)
Is deterioration of IQ a feature of first episode psychosis and how can we measure it?
Schizophr Res, 137 (1-3), 104-9
PubMed 22341899

Aas M, Navari S, Gibbs A, Mondelli V, Fisher HL, Morgan C, Morgan K, MacCabe J, Reichenberg A, Zanelli J, Fearon P, Jones PB, Murray RM, Pariante CM, Dazzan P (2012)
Is there a link between childhood trauma, cognition, and amygdala and hippocampus volume in first-episode psychosis?
Schizophr Res, 137 (1-3), 73-9
PubMed 22353995

Aas M, Steen NE, Agartz I, Aminoff SR, Lorentzen S, Sundet K, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2012)
Is cognitive impairment following early life stress in severe mental disorders based on specific or general cognitive functioning?
Psychiatry Res, 198 (3), 495-500
PubMed 22472845

Publications 2011

Aas M, Dazzan P, Fisher HL, Morgan C, Morgan K, Reichenberg A, Zanelli J, Fearon P, Jones PB, Murray RM, Pariante CM (2011)
Childhood trauma and cognitive function in first-episode affective and non-affective psychosis
Schizophr Res, 129 (1), 12-9
PubMed 21601792

Aas M, Djurovic S, Athanasiu L, Steen NE, Agartz I, Lorentzen S, Sundet K, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2011)
Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism, childhood trauma, and cognition in patients with psychotic disorders
Schizophr Bull, 38 (1), 15-22
PubMed 21908796

Publications 2010

Mondelli V, Pariante CM, Navari S, Aas M, D'Albenzio A, Di Forti M, Handley R, Hepgul N, Marques TR, Taylor H, Papadopoulos AS, Aitchison KJ, Murray RM, Dazzan P (2010)
Higher cortisol levels are associated with smaller left hippocampal volume in first-episode psychosis
Schizophr Res, 119 (1-3), 75-8
PubMed 20071148

Publications 2009

Mondelli V, Dazzan P, Hepgul N, Di Forti M, Aas M, D'Albenzio A, Di Nicola M, Fisher H, Handley R, Marques TR, Morgan C, Navari S, Taylor H, Papadopoulos A, Aitchison KJ, Murray RM, Pariante CM (2009)
Abnormal cortisol levels during the day and cortisol awakening response in first-episode psychosis: the role of stress and of antipsychotic treatment
Schizophr Res, 116 (2-3), 234-42
PubMed 19751968