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Dr. Simon Mc Carthy-Jones
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences (TCIN)

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Larøi F, Thomas N, Aleman A, Fernyhough C, Wilkinson S, Deamer F, McCarthy-Jones S., The ice in voices: Understanding negative content in auditory-verbal hallucinations., Clinical psychology review, 67, 2019, p1-10 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

McCarthy-Jones, S., Bulfin, A., Nixon, E., O'Keane, V., Bacik, I. & McElvaney, R., Associations Between Forced and "Persuaded" First Intercourse and Later Health Outcomes in Women, Violence Against Women, 25, (5), 2019, p528 - 548 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Donohoe, G. and Holland, J. and Mothersill, D. and McCarthy-Jones, S. and Cosgrove, D. and Harold, D. and Richards, A. and Mantripragada, K. and Owen, M.J. and O'Donovan, M.C. and Wtccc2 and Gill, M. and Corvin, A. and Morris, D.W., Genetically predicted complement component 4A expression: effects on memory function and middle temporal lobe activation, Psychological Medicine, 2018, p1-10 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Dudley R, Aynsworth C, Mosimann U, Taylor JP, Smailes D, Collerton D, McCarthy-Jones S, Urwyler P., A comparison of visual hallucinations across disorders., Psychiatry research, 272, 2018, p86-92 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Rosen C, McCarthy-Jones S, Jones N, Chase KA, Sharma RP., Negative voice-content as a full mediator of a relation between childhood adversity and distress ensuing from hearing voices., Schizophrenia research, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Alderson-Day B, Mitrenga K, Wilkinson S, McCarthy-Jones S, Fernyhough C., The varieties of inner speech questionnaire - Revised (VISQ-R): Replicating and refining links between inner speech and psychopathology., Consciousness and cognition, 65, 2018, p48-58 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Dudley R, Aynsworth C, Cheetham R, McCarthy-Jones S, Collerton D., Prevalence and characteristics of multi-modal hallucinations in people with psychosis who experience visual hallucinations., Psychiatry research, 269, 2018, p25-30 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Garrison JR, Fernyhough C, McCarthy-Jones S, Simons JS, Sommer IEC., Paracingulate Sulcus Morphology and Hallucinations in Clinical and Nonclinical Groups., Schizophrenia bulletin, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Oestreich LKL, Lyall AE, Kikinis Z, Newell DT, Savadjiev P, Shenton ME, Kubicki M, Pasternak O, Whitford TJ, Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank., Childhood adversity associated with white matter alteration in the corpus callosum, corona radiata, and uncinate fasciculus of psychiatrically healthy adults., Brain imaging and behavior, 12, (2), 2018, p449-458 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Rosen C, McCarthy-Jones S, Chase KA, Humpston CS, Melbourne JK, Kling L, Sharma RP., The tangled roots of inner speech, voices and delusions., Psychiatry research, 264, 2018, p281-289 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Kelly, S. and Jahanshad, N. and Zalesky, A. and Kochunov, P. and Agartz, I. and Alloza, C. and Andreassen, O.A. and Arango, C. and Banaj, N. and Bouix, S. and Bousman, C.A. and Brouwer, R.M. and Bruggemann, J. and Bustillo, J. and Cahn, W. and Calhoun, V. and Cannon, D. and Carr, V. and Catts, S. and Chen, J. and Chen, J.-X. and Chen, X. and Chiapponi, C. and Cho, K.K. and Ciullo, V. and Corvin, A.S. and Crespo-Facorro, B. and Cropley, V. and De Rossi, P. and Diaz-Caneja, C.M. and Dickie, E.W. and Ehrlich, S. and Fan, F.-M. and Faskowitz, J. and Fatouros-Bergman, H. and Flyckt, L. and Ford, J.M. and Fouche, J.-P. and Fukunaga, M. and Gill, M. and Glahn, D.C. and Gollub, R. and Goudzwaard, E.D. and Guo, H. and Gur, R.E. and Gur, R.C. and Gurholt, T.P. and Hashimoto, R. and Hatton, S.N. and Henskens, F.A. and Hibar, D.P. and Hickie, I.B. and Hong, L.E. and Horacek, J. and Howells, F.M. and Hulshoff Pol, H.E. and Hyde, C.L. and Isaev, D. and Jablensky, A. and Jansen, P.R. and Janssen, J. and Jönsson, E.G. and Jung, L.A. and Kahn, R.S. and Kikinis, Z. and Liu, K. and Klauser, P. and Knöchel, C. and Kubicki, M. and Lagopoulos, J. and Langen, C. and Lawrie, S. and Lenroot, R.K. and Lim, K.O. and Lopez-Jaramillo, C. and Lyall, A. and Magnotta, V. and Mandl, R.C.W. and Mathalon, D.H. and McCarley, R.W. and McCarthy-Jones, S. and McDonald, C. and McEwen, S. and McIntosh, A. and Melicher, T. and Mesholam-Gately, R.I. and Michie, P.T. and Mowry, B. and Mueller, B.A. and Newell, D.T. and O'Donnell, P. and Oertel-Knöchel, V. and Oestreich, L. and Paciga, S.A. and Pantelis, C. and Pasternak, O. and Pearlson, G. and Pellicano, G.R. and Pereira, A. and Pineda Zapata, J. and Piras, F. and Potkin, S.G. and Preda, A. and Rasser, P.E. and Roalf, D.R. and Roiz, R. and Roos, A. and Rotenberg, D. and Satterthwaite, T.D. and Savadjiev, P. and Schall, U. and Scott, R.J. and Seal, M.L. and Seidman, L.J. and Shannon Weickert, C. and Whelan, C.D. and Shenton, M.E. and Kwon, J.S. and Spalletta, G. and Spaniel, F. and Sprooten, E. and StÀblein, M. and Stein, D.J. and Sundram, S. and Tan, Y. and Tan, S. and Tang, S. and Temmingh, H.S. and Westlye, L.T. and TÞnnesen, S. and Tordesillas-Gutierrez, D. and Doan, N.T. and Vaidya, J. and Van Haren, N.E.M. and Vargas, C.D. and Vecchio, D. and Velakoulis, D. and Voineskos, A. and Voyvodic, J.Q. and Wang, Z. and Wan, P. and Wei, D. and Weickert, T.W. and Whalley, H. and White, T. and Whitford, T.J. and Wojcik, J.D. and Xiang, H. and Xie, Z. and Yamamori, H. and Yang, F. and Yao, N. and Zhang, G. and Zhao, J. and Van Erp, T.G.M. and Turner, J. and Thompson, P.M. and Donohoe, G., Widespread white matter microstructural differences in schizophrenia across 4322 individuals: Results from the ENIGMA Schizophrenia DTI Working Group, Molecular Psychiatry, 23, (5), 2018, p1261-1269 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text DOI

McCarthy-Jones S., Post-Traumatic Symptomatology and Compulsions as Potential Mediators of the Relation Between Child Sexual Abuse and Auditory Verbal Hallucinations., Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy, 46, (3), 2018, p318-331 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Cole ER, Strauss C, Fife-Schaw C, McCarthy-Jones S., Echoes of others: A path analytic examination of an interpersonal-cognitive model of voice-related distress., Psychology and psychotherapy, 90, (4), 2017, p617-632 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Oestreich LKL, Lyall AE, Pasternak O, Kikinis Z, Newell DT, Savadjiev P, Bouix S, Shenton ME, Kubicki M, Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, Whitford TJ, McCarthy-Jones S., Characterizing white matter changes in chronic schizophrenia: A free-water imaging multi-site study., Schizophrenia research, 189, 2017, p153-161 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S., Is Shame Hallucinogenic?, Frontiers in psychology, 8, 2017, p1310 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Smailes D, Corvin A, Gill M, Morris D.W, Dinan T.G, Murphy K.C, Anthony O′Neill F, Waddington J.L, Australian Schizophrenia Research Ban, Donohoe G, Dudley R, Occurrence and co-occurrence of hallucinations by modality in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, Psychiatry Research, 252, 2017, p154 - 160 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

Oestreich LK, Pasternak O, Shenton ME, Kubicki M, Gong X, Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, McCarthy-Jones S, Whitford TJ., Abnormal white matter microstructure and increased extracellular free-water in the cingulum bundle associated with delusions in chronic schizophrenia., NeuroImage. Clinical, 12, 2016, p405-414 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Alderson-Day B, Diederen K, Fernyhough C, Ford JM, Horga G, Margulies DS, McCarthy-Jones S, Northoff G, Shine JM, Turner J, van de Ven V, van Lutterveld R, Waters F, Jardri R., Auditory Hallucinations and the Brain's Resting-State Networks: Findings and Methodological Observations., Schizophrenia bulletin, 42, (5), 2016, p1110-1123 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

de Jager A, Rhodes P, Beavan V, Holmes D, McCabe K, Thomas N, McCarthy-Jones S, Lampshire D, Hayward M., Investigating the Lived Experience of Recovery in People Who Hear Voices., Qualitative health research, 26, (10), 2016, p1409-1423 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Oestreich, L. K., McCarthy-Jones, S., Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, & Whitford, T. J. (2015)., Decreased integrity of the fronto-temporal fibers of the left inferior occipito-frontal fasciculus associated with auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia, Brain Imaging and Behavior, 10, (2), 2016, p445 - 454 Journal Article, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text

Alderson-Day B, Weis S, McCarthy-Jones S, Moseley P, Smailes D, Fernyhough C., The brain's conversation with itself: neural substrates of dialogic inner speech., Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, 11, (1), 2016, p110-120 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Hayward M, Waters F, Sommer IE., Editorial: Hallucinations: New Interventions Supporting People with Distressing Voices and/or Visions., Frontiers in psychology, 7, 2016, p1418 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Garwood L, Dodgson G, Bruce V, McCarthy-Jones S., A preliminary investigation into the existence of a hypervigilance subtype of auditory hallucination in people with psychosis., Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy, 43, (1), 2015, p52-62 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Longden E, Auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder: common phenomenology, common cause, common interventions?, Frontiers in psychology, 6, 2015, p1071 Journal Article, 2015

McCarthy-Jones S, Castro Romero M, McCarthy-Jones R, Dillon J, Cooper-Rompato C, Kieran K, Kaufman M, Blackman L, Hearing the Unheard: An Interdisciplinary, Mixed Methodology Study of Women's Experiences of Hearing Voices (Auditory Verbal Hallucinations)., Frontiers in psychiatry, 6, 2015, p181 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text

Smailes D, Alderson-Day B, Fernyhough C, McCarthy-Jones S, Dodgson G, Tailoring Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Subtypes of Voice-Hearing., Frontiers in psychology, 6, 2015, p1933 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text

Alderson-Day B, McCarthy-Jones S, Fernyhough C., Hearing voices in the resting brain: A review of intrinsic functional connectivity research on auditory verbal hallucinations., Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews, 55, 2015, p78-87 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Garrison JR, Fernyhough C, McCarthy-Jones S, Haggard M, Simons JS, Paracingulate sulcus morphology is associated with hallucinations in the human brain., Nature communications, 6, 2015, p8956 Journal Article, 2015

McCarthy-Jones S, Oestreich LK, Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, Whitford TJ., Reduced integrity of the left arcuate fasciculus is specifically associated with auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia., Schizophrenia research, 162, (1-3), 2015, p1-6 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Dudley R, Dodgson G, Sarll G, Halhead R, Bolas H, McCarthy-Jones S., The effect of arousal on auditory threat detection and the relationship to auditory hallucinations., Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry, 45, (3), 2014, p311-318 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Alderson-Day B, McCarthy-Jones S, Bedford S, Collins H, Dunne H, Rooke C, Fernyhough C., Shot through with voices: dissociation mediates the relationship between varieties of inner speech and auditory hallucination proneness., Consciousness and cognition, 27, 2014, p288-296 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Woods A, Jones N, Bernini M, Callard F, Alderson-Day B, Badcock JC, Bell V, Cook CC, Csordas T, Humpston C, Krueger J, Larøi F, McCarthy-Jones S, Moseley P, Powell H, Raballo A, Smailes D, Fernyhough C., Interdisciplinary approaches to the phenomenology of auditory verbal hallucinations., Schizophrenia bulletin, 40 Suppl 4, 2014, pS246-54 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Corstens D, Longden E, McCarthy-Jones S, Waddingham R, Thomas N., Emerging perspectives from the hearing voices movement: implications for research and practice., Schizophrenia bulletin, 40 Suppl 4, 2014, pS285-94 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Resnick PJ., Listening to voices: the use of phenomenology to differentiate malingered from genuine auditory verbal hallucinations., International journal of law and psychiatry, 37, (2), 2014, p183-189 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Thomas N, Hayward M, Peters E, van der Gaag M, Bentall RP, Jenner J, Strauss C, Sommer IE, Johns LC, Varese F, García-Montes JM, Waters F, Dodgson G, McCarthy-Jones S., Psychological therapies for auditory hallucinations (voices): current status and key directions for future research., Schizophrenia bulletin, 40 Suppl 4, 2014, pS202-12 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Johns LC, Kompus K, Connell M, Humpston C, Lincoln TM, Longden E, Preti A, Alderson-Day B, Badcock JC, Cella M, Fernyhough C, McCarthy-Jones S, Peters E, Raballo A, Scott J, Siddi S, Sommer IE, Larøi F., Auditory verbal hallucinations in persons with and without a need for care., Schizophrenia bulletin, 40 Suppl 4, 2014, pS255-64 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Ford JM, Morris SE, Hoffman RE, Sommer I, Waters F, McCarthy-Jones S, Thoma RJ, Turner JA, Keedy SK, Badcock JC, Cuthbert BN., Studying hallucinations within the NIMH RDoC framework., Schizophrenia bulletin, 40 Suppl 4, 2014, pS295-304 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Thomas N, Strauss C, Dodgson G, Jones N, Woods A, Brewin CR, Hayward M, Stephane M, Barton J, Kingdon D, Sommer IE., Better than mermaids and stray dogs? Subtyping auditory verbal hallucinations and its implications for research and practice., Schizophrenia bulletin, 40 Suppl 4, 2014, pS275-84 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Green MJ, Scott RJ, Tooney PA, Cairns MJ, Wu JQ, Oldmeadow C, Carr V, Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank., Preliminary evidence of an interaction between the FOXP2 gene and childhood emotional abuse predicting likelihood of auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia., Journal of psychiatric research, 50, 2014, p66-72 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Trauer T, Mackinnon A, Sims E, Thomas N, Copolov DL., A new phenomenological survey of auditory hallucinations: evidence for subtypes and implications for theory and practice., Schizophrenia bulletin, 40, (1), 2014, p231-235 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, McCarthy-Jones R., Body mass index and anxiety/depression as mediators of the effects of child sexual and physical abuse on physical health disorders in women., Child abuse & neglect, 38, (12), 2014, p2007-2020 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Hartigan N, McCarthy-Jones S, Hayward M., Hear today, not gone tomorrow? An exploratory longitudinal study of auditory verbal hallucinations (hearing voices)., Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy, 42, (1), 2014, p117-123 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Rowse G, McCarthy-Jones S, Knowles R, Corcoran R, Bentall RP., Attributional style and theory of mind in people with Alzheimer disease and persecutory delusions., The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 21, (9), 2013, p898-905 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Waegeli A, Watkins J., Spirituality and hearing voices: considering the relation., Psychosis, 5, (3), 2013, p247-258 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Krueger J, Larøi F, Broome M, Fernyhough C., Stop, look, listen: the need for philosophical phenomenological perspectives on auditory verbal hallucinations., Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7, 2013, p127 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Meins E, McCarthy-Jones S, Fernyhough C, Lewis G, Bentall RP, Alloy LB., Assessing negative cognitive style: Development and validation of a Short-Form version of the Cognitive Style Questionnaire., Personality and individual differences, 52, (5), 2012, p581-585 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Knowles R, Rowse G., More than words? Hypomanic personality traits, visual imagery and verbal thought in young adults., Consciousness and cognition, 21, (3), 2012, p1375-1381 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Telford C, McCarthy-Jones S, Corcoran R, Rowse G., Experience Sampling Methodology studies of depression: the state of the art., Psychological medicine, 42, (6), 2012, p1119-1129 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Larøi F, Sommer IE, Blom JD, Fernyhough C, Ffytche DH, Hugdahl K, Johns LC, McCarthy-Jones S, Preti A, Raballo A, Slotema CW, Stephane M, Waters F., The characteristic features of auditory verbal hallucinations in clinical and nonclinical groups: state-of-the-art overview and future directions., Schizophrenia bulletin, 38, (4), 2012, p724-733 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S., Taking back the brain: could neurofeedback training be effective for relieving distressing auditory verbal hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia?, Schizophrenia bulletin, 38, (4), 2012, p678-682 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Childs HE, McCarthy-Jones S, Rowse G, Turpin G., The journey through cannabis use: a qualitative study of the experiences of young adults with psychosis., The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 199, (9), 2011, p703-708 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S, Fernyhough C., The varieties of inner speech: links between quality of inner speech and psychopathological variables in a sample of young adults., Consciousness and cognition, 20, (4), 2011, p1586-1593 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

McCarthy-Jones S., Voices from the storm: a critical review of quantitative studies of auditory verbal hallucinations and childhood sexual abuse., Clinical psychology review, 31, (6), 2011, p983-992 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Knowles R, McCarthy-Jones S, Rowse G., Grandiose delusions: a review and theoretical integration of cognitive and affective perspectives., Clinical psychology review, 31, (4), 2011, p684-696 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Jones SR., Do we need multiple models of auditory verbal hallucinations? Examining the phenomenological fit of cognitive and neurological models., Schizophrenia bulletin, 36, (3), 2010, p566-575 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Jones SR, Fernyhough C., Rumination, reflection, intrusive thoughts, and hallucination-proneness: towards a new model., Behaviour research and therapy, 47, (1), 2009, p54-59 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Langdon R, Jones SR, Connaughton E, Fernyhough C., The phenomenology of inner speech: comparison of schizophrenia patients with auditory verbal hallucinations and healthy controls., Psychological medicine, 39, (4), 2009, p655-663 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Fernyhough C, Jones SR, Whittle C, Waterhouse J, Bentall RP., Theory of mind, schizotypy, and persecutory ideation in young adults., Cognitive neuropsychiatry, 13, (3), 2008, p233-249 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Jones SR, Fernyhough C., Thought suppression and persecutory delusion-like beliefs in a nonclinical sample., Cognitive neuropsychiatry, 13, (4), 2008, p281-295 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Jones SR, de-Wit L, Fernyhough C, Meins E., A new spin on the Wheel of Fortune: priming of action-authorship judgements and relation to psychosis-like experiences., Consciousness and cognition, 17, (3), 2008, p576-586 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Jones SR, Fernyhough C., Thought as action: inner speech, self-monitoring, and auditory verbal hallucinations., Consciousness and cognition, 16, (2), 2007, p391-399 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Jones SR, Fernyhough C., A new look at the neural diathesis--stress model of schizophrenia: the primacy of social-evaluative and uncontrollable situations., Schizophrenia bulletin, 33, (5), 2007, p1171-1177 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Jones SR, Fernyhough C., Neural correlates of inner speech and auditory verbal hallucinations: a critical review and theoretical integration., Clinical psychology review, 27, (2), 2007, p140-154 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

McCarthy-Jones, S., Can't You Hear Them? The Science and Significance of Hearing Voices, London, Jessica Kingsley, 2017 Book, 2017

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