Publications

Nusslock, R., & Alloy, L.B. (in press). Reward processing and mood-related symptoms: An RDoC and translational neuroscience perspective. Journal of Affective Disorders. PDF

Hostinar, C. E., Nusslock, R., & Miller, G. E. (in press). Future directions in the study of early-life stress, physical and emotional health: Implications of the Neuroimmune Network Hypothesis. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. PDF

Young, C.B., Chen, T., Nusslock, R., Keller, J., Scatzberg, A.F., & Menon, V. (in press). Anhedonia and general distress associated with dissociable connectivity of ventromedial prefrontal cortex in major depressive disorder. Translational Psychiatry. PDF

DelDonno, S.R., Jenkins, L.M., Crane, N., Nusslock, R., Ryan, K.A., Shankman, S., Phan, K.L., Langenecker, S.A. (in press). Affective traits and history of depression are related to ventral striatum connectivity. Journal of Affective Disorders.

Liu, P., & Nusslock, R. (in press). How stress gets under the skin: Early life adversity and glucocorticoid receptor epigenetic regulation. Current Genomics.

Nusslock, R., Shackman, A.J., McMenamin, B.W., Greischar, L.L., Davidson, R.J., & Kovacs, M. (in press). Comorbid anxiety moderates the relationship between depression history and prefrontal EEG asymmetry. Psychophysiology. PDF

Alloy, L.B., & Nusslock, R. (in press). Reward-related cognitive vulnerability to bipolar spectrum disorders. World Psychiatry.

Young, C.B., van Eijndhoven, P., Nusslock, R., Fernandez, G., Schene, A., Beckmann, C.F., & Tendolkar, I. (in press). Decreased hippocampul volume is related to white matter abnormalities in treatment-resistant depression. International Journal of Brain Disorders and Treatment. PDF

Nusslock, R., Glazer, J., Ng, T.H., Titone, M.K., & Alloy, L.B. (in press). Reward hypersensitivity in bipolar spectrum disorders: Current status and future directions.  In J. Gruber (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Positive Emotion and Psychopathology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Damme, K., Young, C.B., & Nusslock, R. (2017). Elevated nucleus accumbens structural connectivity associated with proneness to hypomania: A reward hypersensitivity perspective. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 928-936. PDF

Pornpattananangkul, N, Nadig, A., Heidinger, S., Walden., K., & Nusslock, R. (2017). Elevated outcome-anticipation and outcome-evaluation ERPs associated with a greater preference for larger-but-delayed rewards. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 17, 625-641. PDF 

Reznik, S.J., Nusslock, R., Pornpattananangkul, N., Coan, J.A., Abramson, L.Y., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2017). Laboratory induced learned helplessness attenuates approach motivation as indexed by posterior versus frontal theta activity. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 17, 904-916. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Olino, T., Freed, R., & Nusslock, R. (2016). Role of reward sensitivity and processing in major depressive and bipolar spectrum disorders. Behavior Therapy, 47, 600-621. PDF

Pornpattananangkul, N., & Nusslock, R. (2016). Willing to wait: Elevated reward-related EEG activity associated with reduced delay-discounting responses. Neuropsychologia, 91, 141-162. PDF

Hamlat, E.J., O'Garro-Moore, J.K., Nusslock, R., & Alloy, L.B. (2016). Assessment and treatment of bipolar spectrum disorders in emerging adulthood: Applying the Behavioral Approach System Hypersensitivity Model. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 23, 289-299. PDF

Young, C.B., & Nusslock, R. (2016). Positive mood enhances reward-related neural activity.  Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(6), 934-944. PDF

Nusslock, R., & Miller, G. (2016). Early-life adversity and physical and emotional health across the lifespan: A neuro-immune network hypothesis. Biological Psychiatry, 80, 23-32PDF

Nusslock, R. (2016). Neurophysiology and neuroimaging. In J. Norcross, G.R. VandenBos, & D.K. Freedheim. APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology: Vol. 2Theory and Research. (pp. 494-508). Washington DC: American Psychological Association. PDF

Anand, D., Oehlberg, K.A., Treadway, M.T., & Nusslock, R. (2016). Effect of failure/success feedback and the moderating influence of personality on reward motivation. Cognition and Emotion, 30, 458-471. PDF

Pornpattananangkul, N., Hu, X., & Nusslock R. (2015). Threat/Reward-sensitivity and hypomanic-personality modulate cognitive-control and attentional neural processes to emotional stimuli. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 1525-1536 PDF

Nusslock, R., Walden, K., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2015). Asymmetrical frontal cortical activity a marker of differential risk for mood and anxiety disorder symptoms: An RDoC perspective. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 98, 249-261. PDF

Pornpattananangkul, N., & Nusslock, R. (2015). Motivated to win: Relationship between anticipatory and outcome reward-related neural activity. Brain & Cognition, 100, 21-40.  PDF

Zabelina, D., O’Leary, D., Pornpattananangkul, N., Nusslock, R. & Beeman, M. (2015). Creativity and sensory gating indexed by the P50: Selective versus leaky attention in divergent thinkers versus creative achievers. Neuropsychologia, 69, 77-84. PDF

Walden, K., Pornpattananangkul, N., Curlee, A., McAdams, D.P., & Nusslock, R. (2015). Posterior versus frontal theta activity indexes approach motivation during affective autobiographical memories. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 15(1), 132-44. PDF

Hu, X., Pornpattananangkul, N., & Nusslock, R. (2015). Executive control and reward-related neural processes associated with the opportunity to engage in voluntary dishonest moral decision making. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience,  15 (2), 475-91. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Nusslock, R., & Boland, E.M. (2015). The development and course of bipolar spectrum disorders: An integrated reward and circadian rhythm dysregulation model. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 11, 213-50. PDF

Salomons, T.V., Nusslock, R., Detloff, A., Johnstone, T., & Davidson, R.J. (2015). Neural emotion regulation circuitry underlying anxiolytics effects of perceived control over pain. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27, 222-233. PDF

Nusslock, R., & Young, C.B., Pornpattananangkul, N., Damme, K. (2015). Neurophysiological and neuroimaging approaches to clinical psychological research. In R. Cautin & S. Lilienfeld (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell. PDF

Nusslock, R., Young, C., & Damme, K. (2014). Elevated reward-related neural activation as a unique biological marker of bipolar disorder.  Behavioral Research and Therapy, 62, 74-87. PDF

Chase, H., Nusslock, R., Almeida, J.R.C., Forbes, E.E., LaBarbara, E.J., & Phillips, M.L. (2013). Dissociable patterns of abnormal frontal cortical activation during anticipation of an uncertain reward or loss in bipolar versus major depression. Bipolar Disorders,  15, 839-854. PDF

Levenson, J.C., Nusslock, R., & Frank, E. (2013). Life events, sleep disturbances, and mania: An integrated model. Clincial Psychology:  Science and Practice, 20, 195-210. PDF

Nusslock, R., Harmon-Jones, E., Alloy, L.B., Urosevic, S., Goldstein, K.E., & Abramson, L.Y. (2012). Elevated left mid-frontal cortical activity prospectively predicts conversion to bipolar I disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 592-601. PDF

Nusslock, R., Almeida, J.R.C., Forbes, E.E., Versace, A., LaBarbara, E.J., Klein, C., & Phillips, M.L. (2012). Waiting to win: Elevated striatal and orbitofrontal cortical activity during reward anticipation in euthymic bipolar adults. Bipolar Disorders, 14, 249-260. PDF

Lopez-Duran, N.L., Nusslock, R., Kovacs, M., & George, C. (2012). Frontal EEG asymmetry moderates the effectsof stressful life events on internalizing symptoms in children at familial-risk for depression. Psychophysiology, 49, 510-521. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Urosevic, S., Abramson, L.Y., Jager-Hyman, S., Nusslock, R., Whitehouse, W.G., & Hogan, M.E. (2012). Progression along the bipolar spectrum: A longitudinal study of predictors of conversion from bipolar spectrum conditions to bipolar I and II disorders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 16-27PDF

Nusslock, R. & Frank, E. (2012). Interpersonal social rhythm therapy for bipolar disorder: An empirical review and case conceptualization. In J.C. Markowitz & M. Weissman, (Eds). Casebook of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (p.103-121). Oxford University Press. PDF

Nusslock, R., & Frank, E. (2011). Subthreshold bipolarity: Diagnostic Issues and Challenges. Bipolar Disorders13, 587-603. PDF

Nusslock, R., Shackman, A.J., Coan, J.A., Harmon-Jones, E., Alloy, L.B., & Abramson, L.Y. (2011). Cognitive vulnerability and frontal brain asymmetry: common predictors of first prospective depressive episode. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 497-503PDF

Urosevic, S., Abramson, L.Y., Alloy, L.B., Nusslock, R., Harmon-Jones, E., Bender, R., & Hogan, M.E. (2010). Increased rates of events that activate or deactivate the behavioral approach system, but not events related to goal attainment, in bipolar spectrum disorders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 610-615. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Abramson, L.Y., Urosevic, S. Nusslock, R., & Jager-Hyman, S. (2010). Course of early-onset bipolar disorder during the college years: A Behavioral Approach System (BAS) dysregulation perspective. In D.J. Miklowitz & D. Cicchetti (Eds.). Bipolar Disorder: A Developmental Psychopathology Approach. (pp. 166-191). New York: Guilford. PDF

Nusslock, R. Abramson, L.Y., Harmon-Jones, E., Alloy, L.B. & Coan, J.A. (2009). Psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder: Perspective from the behavioral approach system (BAS) dysregulation theory. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 16, 449-469. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Abramson, L.Y., Walshaw, P.D., Gerstein, R.K., Keyser, J.D., Whitehouse, W.G., Urosevic, S., Nusslock, R., Hogan, M.E., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2009). Behavioral approach system (BAS) – relevant cognitive styles and bipolar spectrum disorders: Concurrent and prospective associations. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 459-471. PDF

Harmon-Jones, E., Abramson, L.Y., Nusslock, R., Sigelman, J.D., Urosevic, S., Turonie, L., Alloy, L.B., & Fearn, M. (2008). Effect of bipolar disorder on left frontal cortical responses to goals differing in valence and task difficulty. Biological Psychiatry, 63, 693-698. PDF

Nusslock, R., Abramson, L.Y., Alloy, L.B., Harmon-Jones, E., & Hogan, M.E.  (2008). Impairment  in the achievement domain in bipolar spectrum disorders: Role of Behavioral Approach System (BAS) hypersensitivity and impulsivity. (Special Edition on Adolescent Bipolar Disorder). Minerva Pediatrica, 60, 41-50. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Abramson, L.Y., Walshaw, P.D., Cogswell, A., Grandin, L.D., Hughes, M.E., Iacoviello, B.M., Whitehouse, W.G., Urosevic, S., Nusslock, R., & Hogan, M.E. (2008). Behavioral approach system (BAS) and behavioral Inhibition system (BIS) sensitivities and bipolar spectrum disorders: Prospective prediction of bipolar mood episodes. Bipolar Disorders, 10, 310-322PDF

Nusslock, R., Abramson, L.Y., Harmon-Jones, E., Alloy, L.B. & Hogan, M.E. (2007). A goal-striving life event and the onset of hypomanic and depressive episodes and symptoms: perspective from the behavioral approach system (BAS) dysregulation theory. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 116, 105-115. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Abramson, L.Y., Walshaw, P.D., Cogswell, A., Smith, J.B., Neeren, A.M., Hughes, M., Iacoviello, B.M., King, R.S., Keyser, J.S., Urosevic, S., & Nusslock, R. (2006). Behavioral Approach System (BAS) sensitivity and bipolar spectrum disorders: A retrospective and concurrent behavioral high-risk design. Motivation and Emotion30, 143-155. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Abramson, L.Y., Neeran, A., Walshaw, P., Urosevic, S., & Nusslock, R. (2006). Psychosocial risk factors for bipolar disorder: Current and early environment and cognitive styles. In S. Jones & R. Bentall (Eds.), The Psychology of Bipolar Disorder: New Developments and Research Strategies (pp. 11-46). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. PDF

Alloy, L.B., Abramson, L.Y., Urosevic, S., Walshaw, P., Nusslock, R., & Neeran, A. (2005). The psychosocial context of bipolar disorder: Environmental, cognitive, and developmental risk factors. Clinical Psychology Review25, 1043-1075. PDF