Publications list for Associate Professor Andrew Kemp

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  • Kemp, A., Outhred, T., Saunders, S., Brunoni, A., Nathan, P., Malhi, G. (2014), Impact of escitalopram on vagally mediated cardiovascular function in healthy participants: implications for understanding differential age-related, treatment emergent effects. Psychopharmacology. 231(11), 2281-2290. [Abstract]
  • Outhred, T., Das, P., Felmingham, K., Bryant, R., Nathan, P., Malhi, G., Kemp, A. (2014), Impact of acute administration of escitalopram on the processing of emotional and neutral images: a randomized crossover fMRI study of healthy women. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience. 39(2), 130118. [Abstract]
  • Quinn, C., Rennie, C., Harris, A., Kemp, A. (2014), The impact of melancholia versus non-melancholia on resting-state, EEG alpha asymmetry: electrophysiological evidence for depression heterogeneity. Psychiatry Research. 215(3), 614-617. [Abstract]
  • Brunoni, A., Junior, R., Kemp, A., Lotufo, P., Bensenor, I., Fregni, F. (2014), Differential improvement in depressive symptoms for tDCS alone and combined with pharmacotherapy: an exploratory analysis from the Sertraline vs. Electrical Current Therapy for Treating Depression Clinical Study. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 17(1), 53-61. [Abstract]


  • Brunoni, A., Kemp, A., Shiozawa, P., Cordeiro, Q., Valiengo, L., Goulart, A., Coprerski, B., Lotufo, P., Brunoni, D., Perez, A., Fregni, F., Bensenor, I. (2013), Impact of 5-HTTLPR and BDNF polymorphisms on response to sertraline versus transcranial direct current stimulation: implications for the serotonergic system. European Neuropsychopharmacology. 23(11), 1530-1540. [Abstract]
  • Quintana, D., Guastella, A., McGregor, I., Hickie, I., Kemp, A. (2013), Moderate alcohol intake is related to increased heart rate variability in young adults: Implications for health and well-being. Psychophysiology. 50(12), 1202-1208. [Abstract]
  • Quintana, D., McGregor, I., Guastella, A., Malhi, G., Kemp, A. (2013), A Meta-Analysis on the Impact of Alcohol Dependence on Short-Term Resting-State Heart Rate Variability: Implications for Cardiovascular Risk. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research. 37(S1), E23-E29. [Abstract]
  • Outhred, T., Hawkshead, B., Wager, T., Das, P., Malhi, G., Kemp, A. (2013), Acute Neural Effects of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors versus Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors on Emotion Processing: Implications for Differential Treatment Efficacy. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 37(8), 1786-1800. [Abstract]
  • Krygier, J., Heathers, J., Shahrestani, S., Abbott, M., Gross, J., Kemp, A. (2013), Mindfulness Meditation, Well-being, and Heart Rate Variability: A Preliminary Investigation into the Impact of Intensive Vipassana Meditation. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 89(3), 305-313. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Quintana, D. (2013), The Relationship Between Mental and Physical Health: Insights from the Study of Heart Rate Variability. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 89(3), 288-296. [Abstract]
  • Quintana, D., Guastella, A., McGregor, I., Hickie, I., Kemp, A. (2013), Heart rate variability predicts alcohol craving in alcohol dependent outpatients: further evidence for HRV as a psychophysiological marker of self-regulation. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 132(1-2), 395-398. [Abstract]
  • Shahrestani, S., Kemp, A., Guastella, A. (2013), The impact of a single administration of intranasal oxytocin on the recognition of basic emotions in humans: A meta-analysis. Neuropsychopharmacology. 38(10), 1929-1936. [Abstract]
  • Quintana, D., Kemp, A., Alvares, G., Guastella, A. (2013), A role for autonomic cardiac control in the effects of oxytocin on social behavior and psychiatric illness. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 7, 48. [Abstract]
  • Hanson, C., Outhred, T., Brunoni, A., Malhi, G., Kemp, A. (2013), The impact of escitalopram on vagally mediated cardiovascular function to stress and the moderating effects of vigorous physical activity: a randomized controlled treatment study in healthy participants. Frontiers in Physiology. 4, 259. [Abstract]
  • Karanges, E., Kashem, M., Sarker, R., Ahmed, E., Ahmed, S., Van Nieuwenhuijzen, P., Kemp, A., McGregor, I. (2013), Hippocampal protein expression is differentially affected by chronic paroxetine treatment in adolescent and adult rats: a possible mechanism of "paradoxical" antidepressant responses in young persons. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 4, 86. [Abstract]
  • Alvares, G., Quintana, D., Kemp, A., Van Zwieten, A., Balleine, B., Hickie, I., Guastella, A. (2013), Reduced heart rate variability in social anxiety disorder: associations with gender and symptom severity. PloS One. 8(7), e70468. [Abstract]


  • Outhred, T., Das, P., Dobson-Stone, C., Griffiths, K., Felmingham, K., Bryant, R., Malhi, G., Kemp, A. (2012), The functional epistasis of 5-HTTLPR and BDNF Val66Met on emotion processing: a preliminary study. Brain and Behavior. 2(6), 778-788. [Abstract]
  • Quinn, C., Harris, A., Felmingham, K., Boyce, P., Kemp, A. (2012), The impact of depression heterogeneity on cognitive control in major depressive disorder. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 46(11), 1079-1088. [Abstract]
  • Quintana, D., Guastella, A., Outhred, T., Hickie, I., Kemp, A. (2012), Heart Rate Variability Predicts Emotion Recognition: Direct Evidence for a Relationship Between the Autonomic Nervous System and Social Cognition. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 86(2), 168-172. [Abstract]
  • Outhred, T., Kemp, A. (2012), Impact of genetic epistasis on emotion and executive function: methodological issues and generalizability of findings. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. , 751-752. [Abstract]
  • Quintana, D., Heathers, J., Kemp, A. (2012), On the validity of using the Polar RS800 heart rate monitor for heart rate variability research. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 112(12), 4179-4180. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A. (2012), Reply to: Are Antidepressants Good for the Soul but Bad for the Matter? Using Noninvasive Brain Stimulation to Detangle Depression/Antidepressants Effects on Heart Rate Variability and Cardiovascular Risk. Biological Psychiatry. , e29-30. [Abstract]
  • Quinn, C., Harris, A., Kemp, A. (2012), The impact of depression heterogeneity on inhibitory control. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 46(4), 374-383. [Abstract]
  • Quinn, C., Harris, A., Kemp, A. (2012), The interdependence of subtype and severity: contributions of clinical and neuropsychological features to melancholia and non-melancholia in an outpatient sample. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 18(2), 361-369. [Abstract]
  • Wells, R., Outhred, T., Heathers, J., Quintana, D., Kemp, A. (2012), Matter over mind: a randomised-controlled trial of single-session biofeedback training on performance anxiety and heart rate variability in musicians. PLoS One. 7(10), e46597. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Quintana, D., Kuhnert, R., Griffiths, K., Hickie, I., Guastella, A. (2012), Oxytocin increases heart rate variability in humans at rest: implications for social approach-related motivation and capacity for social engagement. PLoS One. 7(8), e44014. [Abstract]
  • Quinn, C., Dobson-Stone, C., Outhred, T., Harris, A., Kemp, A. (2012), The contribution of BDNF and 5-HTT polymorphisms and early life stress to the heterogeneity of major depressive disorder: a preliminary study. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 46(1), 55-63. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Quintana, D., Felmingham, K., Matthews, S., Jelinek, H. (2012), Depression, comorbid anxiety disorders, and heart rate variability in physically healthy, unmedicated patients: implications for cardiovascular risk. PloS One. 7(2), e30777. [Abstract]


  • Kendig, M., Bowen, M., Kemp, A., McGregor, I. (2011), Predatory threat induces huddling in adolescent rats and residual changes in early adulthood suggestive of increased resilience. Behavioural brain research. 225(2), 405-14. [Abstract]
  • Heathers, J., Kemp, A. (2011), Homeopathy and Heart Rate Variability: Concerns and Issues. Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.). 17(12), 1095. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Quintana, D., Malhi, G. (2011), Effects of Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors on Heart Rate Variability: Methodological Issues, Medical Comorbidity, and Clinical Relevance. Biological psychiatry. , e25-6; author reply e27-8. [Abstract]
  • Kerr, C., Kemp, A., Rennie, C., Robinson, P. (2011), Thalamocortical changes in major depression probed by deconvolution and physiology-based modeling. NeuroImage. 54(4), 2672-82. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A. (2011), Depression, antidepressant treatment and the cardiovascular system. Acta Neuropsychiatrica. 23(2), 82-83.
  • Kemp, A., Guastella, A. (2011), The Role of Oxytocin in Human Affect: A Novel Hypothesis. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 20(4), 222-231.


  • Kemp, A., Griffiths, K., Felmingham, K., Shankman, S., Drinkenburg, W., Arns, M., Clark, C., Bryant, R. (2010), Disorder Specificity Despite Comorbidity: Resting EEG Alpha Asymmetry in Major Depressive Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Biological psychology. 85(2), 350-4. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Pe Benito, L., Quintana, D., Clark, C., McFarlane, A., Mayur, P., Harris, A., Boyce, P., Williams, L. (2010), Impact of depression heterogeneity on attention: An auditory oddball event related potential study. Journal of affective disorders. 123(1-3), 202-7. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Quintana, D., Gray, M., Felmingham, K., Brown, K., Gatt, J. (2010), Impact of Depression and Antidepressant Treatment on Heart Rate Variability: A Review and Meta-Analysis. Biological psychiatry. 67(11), 1067-74. [Abstract]
  • Felmingham, K., Williams, L., Kemp, A., Liddell, B., Falconer, E., Peduto, A., Bryant, R. (2010), Neural responses to masked fear faces: sex differences and trauma exposure in posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 119(1), 241-247. [Abstract]
  • Bryant, R., Kemp, A., Felmingham, K., Liddle, B., Olivier, G., Peduto, A., Gordon, E., Williams, L. (2010), Simulating emotional responses in posttraumatic stress disorder: An fMRI Study. Psychological Injury and Law. 3(2), 111-117.


  • Kemp, A., Felmingham, K., Falconer, E., Liddell, B., Bryant, R., Williams, L. (2009), Heterogeneity of non-conscious fear perception in posttraumatic stress disorder as a function of physiological arousal: An fMRI study. Psychiatry Research. 174(2), 158-161. [Abstract]
  • Felmingham, K., Williams, L., Whitford, T., Falconer, E., Kemp, A., Peduto, A., Bryant, R. (2009), Duration of posttraumatic stress disorder predicts hippocampal grey matter loss. Neuroreport. 20(16), 1402-1406. [Abstract]
  • Felmingham, K., Williams, L., Kemp, A., Rennie, C., Gordon, E., Bryant, R. (2009), Anterior cingulate activity to salient stimuli is modulated by autonomic arousal in posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatry Research. 173(1), 59-62. [Abstract]
  • Gatt, J., Nemeroff, C., Dobson-Stone, C., Paul, R., Bryant, R., Schofield, P., Gordon, E., Kemp, A., Williams, L. (2009), Interactions between BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and early life stress predict brain and arousal pathways to syndromal depression and anxiety. Molecular psychiatry. 14(7), 681-95. [Abstract]
  • Joffe, R., Gatt, J., Kemp, A., Grieve, S., Dobson-Stone, C., Kuan, S., Schofield, P., Gordon, E., Williams, L. (2009), Brain derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism, the five factor model of personality and hippocampal volume: Implications for depressive illness. Human brain mapping. 30(4), 1246-56. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Hatch, A., Williams, L. (2009), Computerized neuropsychological assessments: pros and cons. CNS Spectrums. , 118-120. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Hopkinson, P., Hermens, D., Rowe, D., Sumich, A., Clark, C., Drinkenburg, W., Abdi, N., Penrose, R., McFarlane, A., Boyce, P., Gordon, E., Williams, L. (2009), Fronto-temporal alterations within the first 200 ms during an attentional task distinguish major depression, non-clinical participants with depressed mood and healthy controls: A potential biomarker?. Human brain mapping. 30(2), 602-14. [Abstract]
  • Craig, A., Tran, Y., Hermens, G., Williams, L., Kemp, A., Morris, C., Gordon, E. (2009), Psychological and neural correlates of emotional intelligence in a large sample of adult males and females. Personality and Individual Differences. 46(2), 111-115.


  • Felmingham, K., Kemp, A., Williams, L., Falconer, E., Olivieri, G., Peduto, A., Bryant, R. (2008), Dissociative responses to conscious and non-conscious fear impact underlying brain function in post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychological medicine. 38(12), 1771-80. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Gordon, E., Rush, A., Williams, L. (2008), Improving the prediction of treatment response in depression: integration of clinical, cognitive, psychophysiological, neuroimaging, and genetic measures. CNS spectrums. 13(12), 1066-1086. [Abstract]
  • Gatt, J., Kuan, S., Dobson-Stone, C., Paul, R., Joffe, R., Kemp, A., Gordon, E., Schofield, P., Williams, L. (2008), Association between BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and trait depression is mediated via resting EEG alpha band activity. Biological psychology. 79(2), 275-84. [Abstract]
  • Falconer, E., Bryant, R., Felmingham, K., Kemp, A., Gordon, E., Peduto, A., Olivieri, G., Williams, L. (2008), The neural networks of inhibitory control in posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience. 33(5), 413-422. [Abstract]
  • Mathersul, D., Williams, L., Hopkinson, P., Kemp, A. (2008), Investigating models of affect: relationships among EEG alpha asymmetry, depression, and anxiety. Emotion. 8(4), 560-572. [Abstract]
  • Bryant, R., Kemp, A., Felmingham, K., Liddell, B., Olivieri, G., Peduto, A., Gordon, E., Williams, L. (2008), Enhanced amygdala and medial prefrontal activation during nonconscious processing of fear in posttraumatic stress disorder: An fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping. 29(0), 517-523. [Abstract]
  • Shankman, S., Silverstein, S., Williams, L., Hopkinson, P., Kemp, A., Felmingham, K., Bryant, R., McFarlane, A., Clark, C. (2008), Resting electroencephalogram asymmetry and posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of traumatic stress. 21(2), 190-198. [Abstract]
  • Bryant, R., Felmingham, K., Kemp, A., Das, P., Hughes, G., Peduto, A., Williams, L. (2008), Amygdala and ventral anterior cingulate activation predicts treatment response to cognitive behaviour therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychological medicine. 38(0), 555-61. [Abstract]
  • Bryant, R., Felmingham, K., Whitford, T., Kemp, A., Hughes, G., Peduto, A., Williams, L. (2008), Rostral anterior cingulate volume predicts treatment response to cognitive-behavioural therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. 33(2), 142-146. [Abstract]
  • Kemp, A., Felmingham, K. (2008), The psychology and neuroscience of depression and anxiety: towards an integrative model of emotion disorders. Psychology & Neuroscience. 1(2), 171-175.