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Referencias, áreas cerebrales, sistema vestibular y depresión


Efficacy of vestibular stimulation treatment in the depressive phase

of bipolar disorder: study protocol for a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. Soza AM, Barroilhet SA, Vöhringer PA (2018) Asia Pac J Clin Trials Nerv Syst Dis 3(3):97-101. doi: 10.4103/2542-3932.238435 


Vestibular Activity through Mood Phases in Bipolar Disorder.Soza AM. Int Tinnitus J. 2018;22(2):109-112.


Abnormal vestibular asymmetries in patients with major depression 

Ana María Soza1, *, Brigita Certanec2, Eduardo Tapia1, 2

Asia Pac J Clin Trials Nerv Syst Dis 3(2):1-7.


A vestibular biomarker of manic and depressive phase in bipolar disorder

Soza AM, Barroilhet S, Vohringer P (2017) . Asia Pac J Clin Trials Nerv Syst Dis 2(4):140-145.


Vestibular neuromodulation: stimulating the neural crossroads of psychiatric illness

Steven M Miller


Bedside neuromodulation of persistent pain and allodynia using caloric vestibular stimulation: an effectiveness trial

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T.T. Ngo, W.N. Barsdell, C.A. Arnold, M.J. Chou, P.W. New, S.T. Hill, A.K. Nunn, D.J. Brown, S.J. Gibson, S.M. Miller

Published in issue: October 15 2015


Vestibular findings in chronic pain

A.M. Soza Ried, B. Certanec  Published in issue: October 15 2015


Studies of caloric vestibular stimulation: implications for the cognitive neurosciences, the clinical neurosciences and neurophilosophy.

Miller SM, Ngo TT. Acta Neuropsychiatr. 2007;19:183–203


From ear to uncertainty: vestibular contributions to cognitive function

Paul F. Smith* and Yiwen Zheng Front Integr Neurosci. 2013; 7: 84.


Galvanic vestibular stimulation in hemi-spatial neglect

Wilkinson D, Zubko O, Sakel M, Coulton S, Higgins T, Pullicino P.

Front Integr Neurosci. 2014;8:1–12. doi:10.3389/fnint.2014.00004.


Vestibular insights into cognition and psychiatry.

Gurvich C1, Maller JJ, Lithgow B, Haghgooie S, Kulkarni J

Brain Res. 2013 Nov 6;1537:244-59.


Liu, C.-H., Jing, B., Ma, X., Xu, P.-F., Zhang, Y., Li, F., … Wang, C.-Y. (2014).

Voxel-based morphometry study of the insular cortex in female patients with current and remitted depression.

Neuroscience, 262, 190–9. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2013.12.058


McGrath, C. L., Kelley, M. E., Holtzheimer, P. E., Dunlop, B. W., Craighead, W. E., Franco, A. R., … Mayberg, H. S. (2013).

Toward a neuroimaging treatment selection biomarker for major depressive disorder.

JAMA Psychiatry, 70(8), 821–9. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.143


Ohrmann, P., Stratmann, M., Konrad, C., Kugel, H., Krug, A., Scho, S., … Kircher, T. (2014).

Insular and Hippocampal Gray Matter Volume Reductions in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder,

9(7). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102692


Savitz J, P. D., & and Drevets WC, M. D. (2010).

Bipolar and Major Depressive Disorder: Neuroimaging the Developmental-Degenerative Divide.

Neurosci Biobehav Rev, 33(5), 699–771. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2009.01.004.Bipolar


Allman, J. M., Tetreault, N. A., Hakeem, A. Y., Manaye, K. F., Semendeferi, K., Erwin, J. M., … Hof, P. R. (2011).

The von Economo neurons in the frontoinsular and anterior cingulate cortex.

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1225, 59–71. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06011.x


Allman, J., & Tetreault, N. (2010).

The von Economo neurons in frontoinsular and anterior cingulate cortex in great apes and humans.

Brain Structure and …, 214(5-6), 495–517. doi:10.1007/s00429-010-0254-0


Cohen, J. D., Nichols, T., Keller, J., Gomez, R. G., Schatzberg, A. F., & Reiss, A. L. (2013).

Insular cortex abnormalities in psychotic major depression: relationship to gender and psychotic symptoms

Neuroscience Research, 75(4), 331–9. doi:10.1016/j.neures.2013.02.005



DEPRESSION A. M. SOZA RIED AND M. AVILES Neuroscience 144 (2007) 128–134