Becky's Publications

Inkster B, Sule A. American drug term trends in hip-hop lyrics. Journal of Public Mental Health. 2017. Submission;
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Sule A., Inkster B. #FreestyleMixtapeEssay. 2015.

Inkster B, Sule A. Survival of the fittest: a city of two tails. (in prep 2015).

Inkster B, Sule A. From DNA to Drake (in prep 2015).

Sule A, Inkster B.  Kendrick Lamar, street poet of mental health. Lancet Psychiatry. 2015. Accepted; Epub ahead of print.

Miskowiak KW, Vinberg M, Macaveanu J, Ehrenreich H, Køster N, Inkster B, Paulson OB, Kessing LV, Skimminge A, Siebner HR. Effects of erythropoietin on hippocampal volume and memory in mood disorders. Biological Psychiatry. 2015. Accepted; Epud ahead of print.

Toseeb U, Inkster B. Online social networking sites and mental health. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2015: 6(36): 1-4.

Sule A, Inkster B.  A hip-hop state of mind. Lancet Psychiatry. 2014: 1(7): 494-495.

Inkster B, Zai G, Lewis G, Miskowiak KW. GSK3beta: a potential mechanism underlying hippocampal changes induced by erythropoietin treatment in mood disorders (in prep for submission to Molecular Psychiatry, 2015).

Inkster B, Simmons A, Cole J, Schoof E, Linding R, Sämann PG, Holsboer F, Matthews PM, Lewis C, McGuffin P, Nicodemus K. Systematic searching above and beyond GSK3beta: testing for epistasis between targeted gene variants and hippocampal structural changes and major depressive disorder. (in prep for submission to Molecular Psychiatry, 2015)

Inkster B, Stillwell D, Kosinski M, Jones PB. The future of phenotyping: exploring the digital landscape (Personal View in prep for submission to Lancet Psychiatry, 2015).

Inkster B, Vounou M, Montana G, ADNI Consortium. Genetic screening of the human kinome identifies a cellular signalling network predictive of brain atrophy in Alzheimer’s disease (in prep for submission to Neurobiology of Aging, 2015).

Inkster B, Dixson L, Simmons A, Holsboer F, Muglia P, Matthews PM, Sämann P. Multi-modal MRI structural and metabolic evidence supports a role for MeCP2 genetic variation in major depression (Human Brain Mapping abstract invited speaker; manuscript in prep 2015).



Weiskopf N, Suckling S, Williams G, Morgado Correia M, Inkster B, Tait R, Ooi C, Bullmore ET, Lutti A. Quantitative multi-parameter mapping of R1, PD*, MT and R2* at 3T: a multi-center validation. Front. Neurosci. Brain Imaging Methods. 2013; 7(95): 1-11.

Inkster B, Strijbis EM, Vounou M, Kappos L, Radue EW, Matthews PM, Uitdehaag BM, Barkhof F, Polman CH, Montana G, Geurts JJ. Histone deacetylase gene variants predict brain volume changes in multiple sclerosis. Neurobiol. Aging. 2013; 34(1): 238-247.

Strijbis EM, Inkster B, Vounou M, Naegelin Y, Kappos L, Radue EW, Matthews PM, Uitdehaag BM, Barkhof F, Polman CH, Montana G, Geurts JJ. Glutamate gene polymorphisms predict brain volumes in multiple sclerosis. Mult. Scler. 2013; 19(3): 281-288.

Coghlan S, Horder J, Inkster B, Mendez MA, Murphy DG, Nutt DJ. GABA system dysfunction in autism and related disorders: from synapse to symptoms. Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev. 2012; 36(9): 2044-2055.

Inkster B, Rao A, Ridler K, Filippini N, Whitcher B, Nichols T, Wetten S, Gibson R, Borrie M, Kertesz A, Guzman D, Loy-English I, Williams J, Saemann PG, Auer DP, Holsboer F, Tozzi F, Muglia P, Merlo-Pich E, Matthews PM. GOLM1 genetic variation associations with prefrontal cortex morphology and Alzheimer’s disease risk. Neurobiol Aging. 2012; 33(3): 457-465.

Dixson L, Ridler K, Nichols T, Saemann P, Auer D, Holsboer F, Muglia P, Matthews PM, Inkster B. Thyroid transporter gene polymorphisms and brain structural differences in healthy controls and patients with major depressive disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2011; 36(6): 929-934.

Inkster B, Rao AW, Ridler K, Nichols TE, Saemann PG, Auer DP, Holsboer F, Tozzi F, Merlo-Pich E, Muglia P, Matthews PM. Structural brain changes in patients with recurrent major depressive disorder presenting with anxiety symptoms. J. Neuroimaging. 2011; 21(4): 375-382.

Inkster B, Nichols TE, Saemann PG, Auer DP, Holsboer F, Muglia P, Matthews PM. Pathway-based approaches to imaging genetics association studies: wnt signaling, GSK3beta substrates and major depression. Neuroimage: Special Issue on Imaging Genetics. 2010; 53(3): 908-917.

Miskowiak KW, Favaron E, Hafizi S, Inkster B, Goodwin GM, Cowen PJ, Harmer CJ. Erythropoietin modulates neural and cognitive processing of emotional information in biomarker models of antidepressant drug action in depressed patients. Psychopharmacology. 2010; 210(3): 419-428.

Inkster B, Nichols TE, Saemann PG, Auer DP, Holsboer F, Muglia P, Matthews PM. Association of GSK3beta polymorphisms with brain structural changes in major depressive disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009; 66(7): 721-728.

Miskowiak K, Favaron E, Hafizi S, Inkster B, Goodwin G, Cowen P, Harmer C. Effects of erythropoietin on emotional processing biases in patients with major depression: an exploratory fMRI study. Psychopharmacology 2009; 207(1): 133-142.

Mannie Z, Norbury R, Murphy SE, Inkster B, Harmer CJ, Cowen PJ. Affective modulation of anterior cingulate cortex in young people at increased familial risk of depression. Br J Psychiatry. 2008; 192(5): 356-361.

Miskowiak K, Inkster B, O’Sullivan U, Selvaraj S, Goodwin GM, Harmer CJ. Differential effects of erythropoietin on neural and cognitive measures of executive function 3 and 7 days post-administration. Exp Brain Res. 2008; 184(3): 313-321.

Miskowiak K, Inkster B, Selvaraj S, Wise R, Goodwin GM, Harmer CJ. Erythropoietin improves mood and modulates the cognitive and neural processing of emotion 3 days post administration. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2008; 33(3): 611-618.

Miskowiak K, Inkster B, Selvaraj S, Goodwin GM, Harmer CJ. Erythropoietin has no effect on hippocampal response during memory retrieval 3 days post-administration. Psychopharmacology. 2007; 195(3): 451-453.

Inkster B, Muglia P, Jain U, Kennedy JL. Linkage disequilibrium analysis of the dopamine beta-hydroxylase gene in persistent attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Psychiatr Genet. 2004; 14(2): 117-120.

Muglia P, Jain U, Inkster B, Kennedy JL. A quantitative trait locus analysis of the dopamine transporter gene in adults with ADHD. Neuropsychopharmacology 2002; 27(4): 655-662.



Akeem's Publications

Action-Outcome Knowledge Dissociates From Behavior in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Following Contingency Degradation. Matilde M. Vaghi, Rudolf N. Cardinal, Annemieke M. Apergis-Schoute, Naomi A. Fineberg, Akeem Sule, and Trevor W. Robbins (2018).

Impaired cognitive plasticity and goal-directed control in adolescent obsessive–compulsive disorder. Julia Gottwald, Sanne de Wit, Annemieke M. Apergis-Schoute, Sharon Morein-Zamir, Muzaffer Kaser, Francesca Cormack, Akeem Sule, Winifred Limmer, Anna Conway Morris, Trevor W. Robbins and Barbara J. Sahakian.

Eminem’s Character, Stan: A Bio-Psycho-Social Autopsy. Akeem Sule and Becky Inkster. Journal of Hip Hop Studies, Volume 4, Issue 1, Fall 2017, pp. 43 – 49

Report Compulsivity Reveals a Novel Dissociation between Action and Confidence, Matilde M. Vaghi, Fabrice Luyckx, Akeem Sule, Naomi A. Fineberg, Trevor W. Robbins and Benedetto De Martino. Neuron, 2017.

Bethlehem, R.A.I., Lombardo, M.V, Lai, M-C. , Auyeung, B., Crockford, S. K. , Deakin, J., Soubramanian, S., Sule, A., Kundu, P., Voon,V. and Baron-Cohen, S. Intranasal oxytocin enhances intrinsic corticostriatal functional connectivity in women. Translational Psychiatry, 2017, 7, e1099; doi:10.1038/tp.2017.72

Matilde M. Vaghi, Petra E. Vértes, Manfred G. Kitzbichler, Annemieke M. Apergis-Schoute, Febe E. van der Flier, N. aomi A. Fineberg, Akeem Sule, Rashid Zaman, Valerie Voon, Prantik Kundu, Edward T. Bullmore, Trevor W. Robbins. Specific fronto-striatal circuits for impaired cognitive flexibility and goal-directed planning in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Evidence from resting-state functional connectivity. Biological Psychiatry, 2016. DOI:

Baljit K Upadhyay,Sara B Katz,Anil Upadhyay,Sathya Cherukuri,Akeem Sule.Sound mind vs sound heart.British Journal of Hospital Medicine | Vol. 77 | No. 3 | pp 147–171 10.12968/hmed.2016.77.3.147

Morein-Zamir, S.; Voon, V.; Dodds, C.M.; Sule, A.; Van Niekerk, J.; Sahakian, B.J.; and T.W. Robbins. Divergent subcortical activity for distinct executive functions: stopping and shifting in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Psychological Medicine, 2015 doi: 10.1017/ S0033291715002330

Sule A., Inkster B. #FreestyleMixtapeEssay. 2015.

Gottwald J; Aspergis-Schoute A ; Morein-Zamir S; Kaser M ; Sule A et al
The cognitive profile of Early onset Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Does age matter? Abstract supplement Journal of Psychopharmacology issue 29, Number 8, August 2015

Quested DJ ; Mather H ; Gomez A ; Sule A et al.
Season of Birth and Head circumference in Schizophrenia and Healthy controls in findings from Epilux-D. Abstract supplement Journal of Psychopharmacology issue 29, Number 8, August 2015

Inkster B, Sule A. Drug term usage and changing trends in hip-hop lyrics. (in prep 2015).

Inkster B, Sule A. Survival of the fittest: a city of two tails. (in prep 2015).

Inkster B, Sule A. From DNA to Drake (in prep 2015).

Sule A, Inkster B.  Kendrick Lamar, street poet of mental health. Lancet Psychiatry. 2015. Accepted; Epub ahead of print.

Auyeung, B., Lombardo, M., Heinrichs, M., Chakrabarti, B., Sule, A., Deakin, J., Bethlehem, R., Dickens, L., Mooney, N., Sipple, J., Thiemann, P. and Baron-Cohen, S. (2015). Oxytocin increases eye contact during a real-time, naturalistic social interaction in males with and without autism. Transl Psychiatry, 5(2), p.e507; doi:10.1038/tp.2014.146

Oral depot antipsychotic drugs: time for a paradigm shift? Harpal Singh Nandhra; Akeem Sule. Journal of Mental Health, 2014. DOI: 10.3109/09638237.2014.973102

Functional Neuroimaging of Avoidance Habits in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Claire M Gillan, Annemieke M Apergis-SchouteSharon Morein-Zamir, Gonzalo P Urcelay, Akeem Sule, Naomi A Fineberg ,Barbara J Sahakian, Trevor W Robbins. American journal of psychiatry 2014
Am J Psychiatry 2014 Dec 19:appiajp201414040525. Epub 2014 Dec 19.

Sule A, Inkster B.  A hip-hop state of mind. Lancet Psychiatry. 2014

Effects of oxytocin on attention to emotional faces in healthy volunteers and highly socially anxious males Rebecca Clark Elford, Pradeep J. Nathan, Bonnie Auyeung, Karin Mogg, Brendan P. Bradley, Akeem Sule, Ulrich Müller, Robert B. Dudas, Barbara J. Sahakian, Simon Baron-Cohen Int J Neuropsychopharmacol (2014) DOI:

The effects of oxytocin on social reward learning in Humans. Rebecca Clark-Elford, Pradeep J Nathan, Bonnie Auyeung, Valerie Voon, Akeem Sule, Ulrich Muller, Robert Dudas, Barbara J Sahakian, K Luan Phan, Simon Baron- Cohen. Int. J. Neuropsychopharmacol. 2014 Feb 28: 17(2) : 199-209. Epub 2013 vol. 28

Enhanced avoidance habits in obsessive compulsive disorder. Claire M. Gillian, Sharon Morein-Zamir, Gonzalo P. Urcelay, Akeem Sule, Valerie Voon, Annemieke M. Apergis – Schoute, Naomi A Fineberg, Barbara J Sahakian, Trevor W Robins. Biological Psychiatry on line 2013.02.002

Counter Factual Processing of Economic action – outcome alternatives in obsessive compulsive disorder: Further evidence of impaired goal directed behaviour.  Claire M Gillian,  Sharon Morein-Zamir, Muzaffer Kaser, Naomi A Fineberg, Akeem Sule, et al Biological psychiatry on line 2013.01.018

Morbidity and mortality in schizophrenia Dr AM Lwin, Dr C Symeon, Dr F Jan, Dr A Sule, British Journal of Hospital Medicine November 2011, Volume 72, Number NO.11 Abstract “sex, hormones and schizophrenia”: Age at puberty on set and gender dismorphism in finger length, Quested DJ, Ranaf, Sundaravdanam H, Patel R, Johnson S, Sule A. et al Abstract supplement to journal of psychopharmacology volume 25 number 8 August 2011.

Crisis Resolution in Older Peoples Mental Health Care. Thomas Obinwa, Tarun Goel, Akeem Sule Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry 2010, volume 14 issue 2, pages 4 to 6

Insight – new interesting stimulants. Chukwjekwu Christopher/Sule Akeem. Geriatric Medicine volume 38, number 8 page 420 to 432 published 2009.9.16

Survey of psychiatrists’ practices  and considerations when prescribing psychotropic medication for a woman of reproductive age.  Iankov BA, Chapman S, Zaman N, Sule A. Abstract Supplement to Journal of Psychopharmacology volume 23 number 6 August 2009.

Confirmation of the Genetic Association between the U2AF Homology Motif (UHM) Kinase 1 (UHMK1) Gene and schizophrenia on chromosome   1q23.3 Vinay Puri, Andrew Mcquillin, Susmita Datta, Khalid Choudhury, Jonathan Pinn, Srinivasa Thirumalai, Robert Krasucki, Jacob Lawrence, Digby Quested, Nicholas Bass, Caroline Cromby, Gillian Fraser, Nicholas Walker, Helen Moorey, Manaan Karray,Akeem Sule, et al,  2008, European Journal of Human Genetics.

From the other angle:  a word from health, Dr M Shah & Dr Akeem SuleChapter in a book entitled: The Integration of Mental Health Social Work and the NHS;  Author Daisy Bogg.

Potential Use of Dopamine Partial Agonists in Cocaine Addiction, Akeem Sule et al, 2008, Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry

Failure to confirm Allelic and Haplotypic Association between markers at the chromosome 6p 22.3, Dystrobrevin-binding protein 1 (DTNBP1) Locus Schizophrenia.  Susmita Datta, Andrew Mcquillin, Vinay Puri, Khalid Choudhury, Srinivasa Thirumalai, Jacob Lawrence, Jonathan Pinn, Nicholas Bass, Graham Lamb, Helen Moorey, Jenny Morgan, Bhaskar Tunukollu, Gomathinayagan Kandasami, Simon Kirwin, Akeem Sule, et al, 2007. Journal Behavioural and Brain functions. (On line Journal).

Reduction in Occipital Cortex GABA concentration in medication  free recovered Unipolar depressed and Bipolar Subjects, Zubin Bhagwagar, Marzena Wylezinska, Paul Jezzard, John Evans, Fiona Ashworth, Akeem Sule, Paul M. Matthews, Philip Cowen, 2007, biological psychiatry.

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