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Donegan, K. R., Brown, V., Price, R. B., Pringle, A., Gallagher, E., Hanlon, A., & Gillan, C. (2023). Using smartphones to optimise and scale-up the assessment of model-based planning. PsyArXiv [url]

Fox, C. A., Lee, C. T., Hanlon, A., Seow, T., Lynch, K., Harty, S., … & Gillan, C. (2023). Metacognition in anxious-depression is state-dependent: an observational treatment study. PsyArXiv [url]

Lee, C. T., Kelley, S., Palacios, J., Richards, D., & Gillan, C. (in press). Estimating the prognostic value of cross-sectional network connectivity for treatment response in depression. Psychological Medicine [url]

Kelley, S., Fisher, A. J., Lee, C. T., Gallagher, E., Hanlon, A., Robertson, I., & Gillan, C. (2022). Elevated Emotion Network Connectivity Leaves People Vulnerable to Fluctuations in Depression. PsyArXiv [url]

Hopkins, A. K., Gillan, C., Roiser, J., Wise, T., & Sidarus, N. (2022). Optimising the measurement of anxious-depressive, compulsivity and intrusive thought and social withdrawal transdiagnostic symptom dimensions. PsyArXiv [url]


Zainal, N. H., Camprodon, J. A., Greenberg, J. L., Hurtado, A. M., Curtiss, J. E., Berger-Gutierrez, R. M., … & Wilhelm, S. (2023). Goal-Directed Learning Deficits in Patients with OCD: A Bayesian Analysis. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 1-12. [url]

Lee, C., Palacios, J., Richards, D., Hanlon, A. K., Lynch, K., Harty, S., … Gillan, C. M. (2023). The Precision in Psychiatry (PIP) study: an internet-based methodology for accelerating research in treatment prediction and personalisation. BMC Psychiatry [pdf]

Whelan, R., Barbey, F. M., Cominetti, M. R., Gillan, C. M., & Rosická, A. M. (2022). Developments in scalable strategies for detecting early markers of cognitive decline. Translational Psychiatry, 12(1), 473. [url]

Wise, T., Robinson, O., & Gillan, C. (2022). Identifying transdiagnostic mechanisms in mental health using computational factor modeling. Biological Psychiatry. [pdf] [url] 

Brown, V. M., Gillan, C. M., Renard, M., Kaskie, R., Degutis, M., Wears, A., … & Price, R. B. (2022). A double-blind study assessing the impact of orbitofrontal theta burst stimulation on goal-directed behavior. Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science. [pdf] [url]

Kelley, S. W., Mhaonaigh, C. N., Burke, L., Whelan, R., & Gillan, C. M. (2022). Machine learning of language use on Twitter reveals weak and non-specific predictions. NPJ Digital Medicine, 5(1), 1-13. [pdf]

Legaz A, Abrevaya S, Dottori M, Gonzalez Campo C, Birba A, Martorell Caro M, Aguirre J, Slachevsky A, Aranguiz R, Serrano C, Gillan CM, Leroi I, Garcia AM, Fittipaldi S, Ibanez A (2022) Multimodal mechanisms of human socially reinforced learning across neurodegenerative diseases. Brain [pdf]

Kelley, S. W., & Gillan, C. M. (2022). Using language in social media posts to study the network dynamics of depression longitudinally. Nature Communications, 13(1). [pdf]  

Donegan, K. R., & Gillan, C. M. (2022). New principles and new paths needed for online research in mental health: Commentary on Burnette et al. (2021). International Journal of Eating Disorders, 1– 4. [pdf]

Kelly, J. R., Gillan, C. M., Prenderville, J., Kelly, C., Harkin, A., Clarke, G., & O'Keane, V. (2021). Psychedelic Therapy's Transdiagnostic Effects: A Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Perspective. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12 [pdf]

Gillan C.M. (2021) Recent Developments in the Habit Hypothesis of OCD and Compulsive Disorders. In: Fineberg N.A., Robbins T.W. (eds) The Neurobiology and Treatment of OCD: Accelerating Progress. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, vol 49. Springer, Cham [pdf]

Seow TXF, Rouault M, Gillan CM, Fleming SM (2021). How local and global metacognition shape mental health. Biological Psychiatry [pdf]

Seow XFT, O'Connell R, & Gillan CM. Model-based learning deficits in compulsivity are linked to faulty representations of task structure (2021). Journal of Neuroscience [pdf] [url] [data and code]

Hunter LE, Meer EA, Gillan CM, Hsu M & Daw ND (2021). Increased and Biased Deliberation in social anxiety, Nature Human Behaviour [pdf] [url]

Price, R. B., Gillan, C. M., Hanlon, C., Ferrarelli, F., Kim, T., Karim, H. T., Renard, M., Kaskie, R., Degutis, M., Wears, A., Vienneau, E. P., Peterchev, A. V., Brown, V., Siegle, G. J., Wallace, M. L., & Ahmari, S. E. (2021). Effect of Experimental Manipulation of the Orbitofrontal Cortex on Short-Term Markers of Compulsive Behavior: A Theta Burst Stimulation Study. American Journal of Psychiatry [url] [pdf] 

Gillan, C. M., & Rutledge, R. B. (2021). Smartphones and the Neuroscience of Mental Health. Annual Review of Neuroscience [url] [pdf]

Seow XFT, Benoit E, Dempsey C, Jennings M, Maxwell A, McDonagh M & Gillan CM (2020). Null results from a dimensional study of error-related negativity (ERN) and self-reported psychiatric symptoms. International Journal of Psychophysiology [url] [data and code]

Gillan CM & Seow TXF (2020). Carving out new transdiagnostic dimensions for research in mental health. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI [pdf]

Gillan, CM (2020). Recent developments in the habit hypothesis of OCD and compulsive disorders. In Future trends in obsessive-compulsive and related disorders research. Eds. Fineberg & Robbins. Springer [pdf]

Gillan CM*, Vaghi MM*, Hezemans FH, van Ghesel Grothe S, Dafflon J, Brühl AB, Savulich G, & Robbins TW (2020). Experimentally-induced and real-world acute anxiety have no effect on goal-directed behaviour. Psychological Medicine [url] [data and code]

Seow XFT & Gillan CM (2020). Transdiagnostic phenotyping reveals a range of metacognitive deficits specific to compulsivity. Scientific Reports. [url] [data and code]

Brown V, Chen J, Gillan CM, Price R (2020). Improving the reliability of computational analyses: Model-based planning and its relationship with compulsivity. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI [url]

Browning M, Huys, Q, Paulus M, Frank M, Chatham C, Carter C, Den Ouden H, Gillan CM, Chekroud A, Gold J, Phillips M, Powers A, Baker J, Mourao-Miranda J, Stephan KE, Cools R, Dayan P, Hartley C, Roiser J, Schmack K, Sebold M, Kepecs A, Lawson R, Pizzagalli D, Rindskopf D, Schiller D (2020). Realizing the Clinical Potential of Computational Psychiatry: Report from the Banbury Centre Meeting, February 2019. Biological Psychiatry [url] 

Gillan CM, Kalanthroff E, Evans M, Weingarden HM, Jacoby RJ, Gershkovich M, Snorrason I, Campeas R, Cervoni C, Crimarco N, Sokol Y, Garnaat SL, Mclaughlin N, Phelps EA, Pinto A, Boisseau CL, Wilhelm S, Daw ND, Simpson HB (2020). Comparison of the Association Between Goal-Directed Planning and Self-reported Compulsivity vs Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Diagnosis. JAMA Psychiatry [pdf]

Luijten, M, Gillan CM, de Wit S, Franken I, Robbins TW, Ersche, K (2019). Goal-directed and habitual control in smokers.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research [pdf]

Wheaton MG*, Gillan CM*, Simpson HB (2019) Does cognitive-behavioral therapy affect goal-directed planning in obsessive-compulsive disorder? Psychiatry Research [url]

Apergis-Schoute AM, Bijleveld B, Gillan CM, Fineberg NA, Sahakian BJ and Robbins TW (2018). Hyperconnectivity of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Brain and Neuroscience Advances [pdf]

Wu Y, Clark L, Ziliolid S, Eisenegger C, Gillan CM, Dengh H, Lia H. (2018). Single dose testosterone administration modulates emotional reactivity and counterfactual choice in healthy males. Psychoneuroendochronology [pdf]

Rouault M*, Seow XFT*, Gillan CM, Fleming SM (2018). Psychiatric symptom dimensions are associated with dissociable shifts in metacognition but not task performance. Biological Psychiatry [pdf]

de Wit S, Kindt M, Knot SL, Verhoeven AAC, Robbins TW, Gasull-Camos J, Evans M, & Mirza H, Gillan CM  (2018). Shifting the balance between goals and habits: five failures in experimental habit induction. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General [pdf] [data]

Fineberg NA, Apergis-Schoute AM, Vaghi MM, Banca P, Gillan CM, Voon V, Chamberlain SR , Cinosi E, Reid J, Shahper S, Bullmore ET, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW (2018). Mapping Compulsivity in the DSM - 5 Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders: Cognitive Domains, Neural Circuitry And Treatment. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology [pdf]

Gillan CM & Whelan R (2017). What big data can do for treatment in psychiatry. Current Opinion in Behavioural Sciences, 18:34–42 [pdf]

Gillan CM, Fineberg NA, Robbins TW (2017). A Trans-Diagnostic Perspective on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Psychological Medicine [pdf]

Apergis-Schoute AM, Gillan CM, Fineberg NA, Fernandez-Egea E, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW (2017). The neural basis of impaired safety signaling in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America [pdf] 

Tobias-Webb J, Limbrick-Oldfield EH, Gillan CM, Moore JW, Aitken MRF, and Clark L (2016). Let me take the wheel: illusory control and sense of agency. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1-35 [pdf] 

Gillan CM. (2017). Habits and Goals in OCD. In Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Phenomenology, Pathophysiology and Treatment. Ed. C. Pittenger. Oxford University Press. [pdf]

Godier LR, de Wit S, Pinto A, Steinglass JE, Greene AL, Scaife J, Gillan CM, Walsh BT, Simpson HB, Park, RJ (2016). An investigation of habit learning in Anorexia Nervosa. Psychiatry Research, 244: 214-222 [pdf]

Gillan CM & Daw ND (2016). Taking psychiatry research online. Neuron, 91(1): 19-23 [pdf]

Ersche KD, Gillan CM, Jones PS, Williams GB, Luitjen M, de Wit S, Ward LHE, Sahakian BJ, Bullmore ET, and Robbins TW (2016). Carrots and sticks fail to change behavior in cocaine addiction. Science, 352(6292): 1468-1471 [pdf]

Gillan CM, Robbins TW, Sahakian BJ, van den Heuvel O & van Wingen G (2015). The role of habit in compulsivity. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 26(5): 828-840  [pdf]

Gillan CM, Kosinski M, Whelan R, Phelps EA & Daw ND (2016). Characterizing a psychiatric symptom dimension related to deficits in goal-directed control. eLife, 5:e11305 [pdf] [data]

Gillan, CM, Urcelay, GU & Robbins, TW (2016). An associative account of avoidance. In Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning. Eds. Murphy & Honey. Wiley and Sons [pdf]

Gillan CM, Otto AR, Phelps EA, Daw ND (2015). Model-based learning protects against forming habits. Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 15(3): 523-36 [pdf] [supplement]

Gillan CM, Apergis-Schoute A, Morein-Zamir S, Urcelay GP, Sule A, Fineberg NA, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW (2015). Functional neuroimaging of avoidance habits in OCD. American Journal of Psychiatry, AiA:1–10 [pdf]

Gillan CM & Sahakian BJ (2015). What is the driver, obsessions or compulsions in OCD? Neuropsychopharmacology, 40(1):247-8 [pdf]

Gillan CM & Robbins TW (2014). Goal-directed learning and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 5;369(1655). pii: 20130475  [pdf]

Voon V, Derbyshire K, Rück C, Irvine MA, Worbe Y, Enander J, Schreiber LRN, Gillan CM, Fineberg NA, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW, Harrison NA, Wood J, Daw ND, Dayan P Grant JE, Bullmore ET (2014). Disorders of compulsivity: a common bias towards learning habits. Molecular Psychiatry, 20:345-352 [pdf]

Gillan CM, Morein-Zamir S, Durieux, A, Fineberg NA, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW (2014). Obsessive-compulsive disorder patients have a reduced sense of control on the illusion of control task. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 204 [pdf]

Fineberg NA, Chamberlain SR, Goudriaan AE, Stein DJ, Vanderschuren LJMJ, Gillan CM, Shekar S, Gorwood PAPM, Voon V, Morein-Zamir S, Denys D, Sahakian BJ, Moeller GF, Robbins TW, Potenza MN (2014). New Developments in Human Neurocognition: Clinical, Genetic and Brain Imaging Correlates of Impulsivity and Compulsivity. CNS Spectrums, 19:69-89  [pdf]

Gillan CM, Morein-Zamir S, Urcelay GP, Sule A, Voon V, Apergis-Schoute A, Fineberg NA, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW (2014). Enhanced avoidance habits in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 75(8):631-8 [pdf]

Gillan CM, Morein-Zamir S, Kaser M, Fineberg NA, Sule A, Sahakian BJ, Cardinal R, Robbins TW. (2014) Counterfactual decision-making in obsessive-compulsive disorder: further evidence for impaired goal-directed control. Biological Psychiatry, 75(8):639-46 [pdf]

Morein-Zamir S, Papmeyer M, Gillan CM, Fineberg NA, Robbins TW, Sahakian BJ (2013). Punishment induces an impulsive response style in OCD: Evidence from a motivational go/no go task, Psychological Medicine, 43 (2):391-400 [pdf]

Robbins TW, Gillan CM, Smith D, de Wit S, Ersche KD (2012). Neurocognitive endophenotypes; a dimensional approach to psychiatry. Trends in Cognitive Neuroscience, 2012; 16(1): 81-91 [pdf]

Gillan CM, Papmeyer M, Morein-Zamir S, Sahakian BJ, Fineberg NA, Robbins TW, de Wit S (2011). Disrupted balance between goal-directed behavior versus habit learning in obsessive-compulsive disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2011; 168(7):718-26 [pdf]

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