Publications

All publications listed below (except those published in 2004, #46 and #47) can be accessed freely through PDF or PubMed.

2017

47. O'Donovan, A., Neylan, T.C. (2017). Associations of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder with inflammation and endothelial function: On timing, specificity, and mechanisms. Biological Psychiatry, In Press.

46. Mohlenhoff, B.S., O'Donovan, A., Weiner, M.W., Neylan T.C. (2017). Dementia risk in posttraumatic stress disorder: The relevance of sleep related abnormalities in brain structure, amyloid, and inflammation. Current Psychiatry Reports, In Press.

45. O'Donovan, A.*, Ahmadian, A.J.*, Neylan, T.C., Pacult, M.A., Edmondson, D., Cohen, B.E. (2017).  Current Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Exaggerated Threat Sensitivity Associated with Elevated Inflammation in the Mind Your Heart Study. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 60, 198-205. *These two authors made equal contributions to this manuscript. View in: PubMed, PDF

44. Richards, A., Inslicht, S., Metzler, T.J., Mohlenhoff, B., Rao, M.N., O'Donovan, A., Neylan, T.C. (2017). Sleep and Cognitive Performance from Teens to Old Age: More Is Not Better. Sleep, In Press. View in: PubMed, PDF

2016

43. Küffer, A.L., O'Donovan, A., Burri, A., Maercker, A. (2016). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Adverse Childhood Events, and Buccal Cell Telomere Length in Elderly Swiss Former Indentured Child Laborers. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 7, 147. View in: PubMedPubMed Central, PDF

42. O'Donovan, A. (2016). PTSD is Associated with Elevated Inflammation: Any Impact on Clinical Practice? Evidence-Based Mental Health, 19, 120. View in: PubMed, PDF

41. Rush, G., O’Donovan, A., Nagle, L., Conway, C., McCrohan, A.M., O’Farrelly, C., Lucey, J.V., Malone, K.M. (2016). Alteration of Immune Markers in a Group of Melancholic Depressed Patients and Their Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy. Journal of Affective Disorders, 205, 60-68. View in: PubMed, PDF.

40. Ionescu, D.F.,* McAdams, C.J.,* O’Donovan, A.,* Philip, N.S.* (2016) Becoming an Academic Researcher in Psychiatry: A View from the Trenches. Academic Psychiatry, In Press. *All authors made equal contributions to this manuscript. View in: PubMedPDF

39. Lin, J.E., Neylan, T.C., Epel, E., O’Donovan, A. (2016). Associations of Childhood Adversity and Adulthood Trauma with C-Reactive Protein: A Cross-sectional Population-based Study. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 53, 105-112. View in: PubMed, PDF

 

2015

38. Kumar, P., Slavich, G.M., Berghorst, L.H., Treadway, M.T., Brooks, N., Dutra, S., Greve, D.N., O’Donovan, A., Bleil, M.E., Maninger, N., Pizzagalli, D.A. (2015). Perceived Chronic Stress Exposure Modulates Reward-related Medial Prefrontal Cortex Responses to Acute Stress in Depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 180, 104-111. View in: PubMed, PDF

37. Talbot, L.S., Rao, M.N., Cohen, B.E., Richards, A., Inslicht, S.S., O'Donovan, A., Maguen, S., Metzler, T.J., Neylan, T.C. (2015). Metabolic Risk Factors and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The Role of Sleep in Young, Healthy Adults. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77, 383-391. View in: PubMedPDF.

36. Inslicht, S.S., Richards, A., Madden. E., Rao, M.N., O'Donovan, A., Talbot, L.S., Rucker, E., Metzler, T.J., Hauger, R.L., Neylan, T.C. (2015). Sex Differences in Neurosteroid and Hormonal Responses to Metyrapone in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Psychopharmacology, 231, 3581-3595. View in: PubMedPDF

35. Murphy, T.M., O'Donovan, A., Mullins, N., O'Farrelly, C., McCann, A., Malone, K. (2015). Clinical Anxiety is Associated with Higher Levels of Global DNA Methylation and Altered Expression of Methylation and Interleukin-6 Genes. Psychiatric Genetics, 25, 71-8. View in: PubMed, PDF

34. Adler, N.E., O’Donovan, A. (2015). Social disadvantage and health: How telomeres provide a window into the mechanisms of social disadvantage. Emerging Trends in Social Sciences. New York: Wiley, In Press. View in: PDF

33. O’Donovan, A., Cohen, B.E., Seal, K., Bertenthal, D., Margaretten, M., Nishimi, K., Neylan, T.N. (2015). Elevated risk for autoimmune disorders in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 77, 365-374. View in: PubMed, PDF

2014

32. Woolley, J.D., Chuang, B., Lam, O., Lai, W., O’Donovan, A., Rankin, K., Mathalon, D.H., Vinogradov, S. (2015). Oxytocin Administration Enhances Controlled Social Cognition in Patients with Schizophrenia. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 47, 116-125. View in: PubMed, PDF

31. Rao, M.N., Chau, A., Madden, E., Inslicht, S., Talbot, L., Richards, A., O’Donovan, A., Ruoff, L., Grunfeld, C., Neylan, T.C. (2014). Hyperinsulinemic Response to Oral Glucose Challenge in Individuals with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  Psychoneuroendocrinology, 49, 171-181. View in: PDF

30. O'Donovan, A., Chao, L., Paulson, J., Samuelson, K., Shigenaga, J., Grunfeld, C., Weiner, M., Neylan, T. (2014). Altered Inflammatory Activity is Associated with Reduced Hippocampal Volume and More Severe Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Gulf War Veterans. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 51, 557-566. View in: PDF

29. O'Donovan, A. (2014).  Inflammation and Depression: Unraveling the Complex Interplay in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 58(5), 541-542. View in: PDF

28. Puterman, E., Epel, E.S., O'Donovan, A., Prather, A.A., Aschbacher, K., Dhabhar, F.S. (2014). Anger is Associated with Increased IL-6 Stress Reactivity in Women, but Only Among Those Low in Social Support. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21(6), 936-945. View in: PDF

2013

27. O’Donovan, A., Rush, G., Hughes, B.M., Hoatam, G., McCrohan, A.M., Kelliher, C., O’Farrelly, C., Malone, K.M. (2013). Suicidal Ideation is Associated with Elevated Inflammation in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 30(4), 307-314. View in: PDF

26. Aschbacher, K.A., O'Donovan, A., Wolkowitz, O.M., Dhabhar, F.S., Su, Y., Epel, E. (2013).Good Stress, Bad Stress and Oxidative Stress: Insights from Anticipatory Cortisol Reactivity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(9), 1698-1708. View in: PDF

25. Kosnes, L.E., Whelan, R., O'Donovan, A., McHugh, L. (2013). Implicit Measurement of Positive and Negative Future Thinking as a Predictor of Depressive Symptoms and Hopelessness. Consciousness, and Cognition, 22(3), 898-912. View in: PDF

24. O'Donovan, A., Slavich, G.M., Epel, E.S., Neylan, T.C. (2013).Exaggerated Neurobiological Sensitivity to Threat as a Mechanism Linking Anxiety with Increased Risk for Diseases of Aging. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 37(1), 96-108. View in: PDF

23. Adler, N., Pantell, M., O'Donovan, A., Blackburn, E., Cawthon, R., Koster, A., Opresko, P., Newman, A., Harris, T.B., Epel, E. (2013). Educational Attainment and Late Life Telomere Length in Health, Aging and Composition Study. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 27(1), 15-21. View in: PDF 

2012

22. O’Donovan, A., Neylan, T.N., Metzler, T., Cohen, B.E. (2012). Lifetime Exposure to Traumatic Psychological Stress is Associated with Elevated Inflammation in The Heart and Soul Study. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 26(4), 642-649. View in: PDF

21. O’Donovan, A., Tomiyama, A.J., Lin, J., Puterman, E., Adler, N.E., Kemeny, M., Wolkowitz, O.M., Blackburn, E.H., Epel, E.S. (2012). Stress Appraisals and Biological Aging: A Key Role for Anticipatory Threat in the Relationship Between Psychological Stress and Telomere Length. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 26(4), 573-579.  *One of the most downloaded papers in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity in 2012. View in: PDF

20. Tomiyama, A.J., O’Donovan, A., Lin, J., Puterman, E., Lazaro, A., Chan, J., Dhabhar, F.S., Blackburn, E.H., Epel, E.S. (2012). Allostatic Load and Cellular Aging: Cortisol Covaries with Telomere Length. Physiology and Behavior, 106(1), 40-45. View in: PDF 

2011

19. O’Donovan, A., Epel, E.S., Lin, J., Wolkowitz, O., Cohen, B.E., Maguen, S., Metzler, T., Lenoci, M.A., Blackburn, E.H., Neylan, T.C. (2011). Childhood Trauma is Associated with Short Leukocyte Telomere Length in Young to Middle-Aged Adults with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 70(5), 465-471. *One of the most cited papers in Biological Psychiatry in 2011. View in: PDF

18. Prather, A.A., Puterman, E., Lin, J., O’Donovan, A., Krauss, J., Tomiyama, A.J., Epel, E.S., Blackburn, E.H.  (2011). Shorter Leukocyte Telomere Length in Midlife Women with Poor Sleep Quality. Journal of Aging Research, e721390. View in: PDF

17. Puterman, E., O’Donovan, A., Adler, N., Tomiyama, J., Kemeny, M., Wolkowitz, O., Epel, E. (2011).Physical Activity Buffers Stressor-Induced Rumination on Acute Cortisol Reactivity. Psychosomatic Medicine, 73(7), 604-611. View in: PDF

16. O’Donovan, A., Pantell, M., Puterman, E., Dhabhar, F.S., Blackburn, E.H., Yaffe, K., Cawthon, R.M., Opresko, P.L., Hsueh, W.C., Satterfield, S., Newman, A.B., Ayonayon, H.N., Rubin, S.M., Harris, T.B., Epel, E.S. for the Health Aging and Body Composition Study (2011). Cumulative Inflammatory Load is Associated with Short Leukocyte Telomere Length in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. PLoS ONE, 6(5), e19687. View in: PDF

15. O’Donovan, A., Sun, B. Cole, S., Rempel, H., Lenoci, M.A., Pulliam, L., Neylan, T.C. (2011c) Transcriptional Control Activity of Monocyte Gene Expression in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Disease Markers, 30(2-3), 123-132. View in: PDF

14. Neylan, T.C., Sun, B., Rempel, H., Ross, J., Lenoci, M.A., O’Donovan, A., Pulliam, L. (2011). Suppressed Monocyte Gene Expression Profile in Men vs Women with PTSD. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 25(3), 524-531. View in: PDF

2010

13. O’Donovan, A., Hughes, B.M., Slavich, G.M., Lynch, L., Cronin, M.T., O’Farrelly, C., Malone, K.M. (2010). Clinical Anxiety, Cortisol and Interleukin-6: Evidence for Specificity in Emotion-Biology Relationships. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 24(7), 1074-1077. View in: PDF

12. Puterman, E., Lin, J., Blackburn, E., O'Donovan, A., Adler, N., Epel, E. (2010). The power of exercise: Buffering the effect of stress on telomere length. PLoS ONE, 5(5), e10837. View in: PDF

11. Slavich, G.M., O’Donovan, A., Epel, E., Kemeny, M. (2010). Black Sheep Get the Blues: A Psychobiological Model of Social Rejection and Depression. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 35, 39-45. View in: PDF

10. O’Loughlin, C., Murphy, N.F., Conlon, C., O’Donovan, A., Ledwidge, M., McDonald, K. (2010). Quality of Life Predicts Outcome in a Heart Failure Disease Management Program. International Journal of Cardiology, 139(1), 60-67. View in: PDF

2009

9. O’Donovan, A., Lin, J., Tillie, J., Dhabhar, F., Wolkowitz, O., Blackburn, E., Epel, E. (2009). Pessimism Correlates with Leukocyte Telomere Shortness and Elevated Interleukin-6 in Post-Menopausal Women.  Brain, Behavior and Immunity23(4), 446-449. View in: PDF

2008

8. O’Donovan, A., Hughes, B.M. (2008).  Access to Social Support in Life and in the Laboratory: Combined Effects on Anxiety and Cardiovascular Reactivity to Stress.  Journal of Health Psychology, 13(8), 1147-1156. View in: PDF

7. O’Donovan, A., Hughes, B.M. (2008). Social Support and Loneliness in College Students: Effects on Pulse Pressure Reactivity to Acute Stress. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 19(4), 523-528. View in: PDF

6. O’Donovan, A., Hughes, B.M. (2008). Factors that Moderate the Effects of Laboratory-Based Social Support on Cardiovascular Reactivity to Stress. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 8(1), 85-102. View in: PDF

2006

5. O’Donovan, A., Hughes, B.M. (2006). Your Best Interests at Heart? The Psychologist, 19(4), 216-219. View in: PDF

4. Dymond, S., O’Hora, D., Whelan, R., O’Donovan, A. (2006). Citation Analysis of Skinner’s Verbal Behavior: 1984 - 2004. The Behavior Analyst, 29, 75-88. View in: PDF

2005

3. Whelan, R., Cullinan, V., O’Donovan, A., Rodríguez Valverde, M. (2005). Derived Same and Opposite Relations Produce Association and Mediated Priming. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 5(1), 247-264. View in: PDF

2004

2. O’Donovan, A., Hughes, B.M. (2004). The stress-buffering effects of social support on blood pressure and heart rate. The Irish Psychologist, 30(9), 216-220.

1. O’Donovan, A. (2004). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: An experiential guide to behavior change. The Irish Psychologist, 30(7), 157.