2017 Deeley Q.  Hypnosis as a model of functional neurologic disorders. Handb Clin Neurol.139:95-103.

2017 Deeley Q .  Hypnosis as therapy for functional neurologic disorders. Handb Clin Neurol. 139:585-595.

2016   Sarkar S, Dell’Acqua F, Froudist Walsh S, Blackwood N, Scott S, Craig MC, Deeley Q, Murphy DG. A Whole-Brain Investigation of White Matter Microstructure in Adolescents with Conduct Disorder. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 6;11(6):e0155475. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155475.

2016 Humpston CS, Walsh E, Oakley DA, Mehta MA, Bell V, Deeley Q. The relationship between different types of dissociation and psychosis-like experiences in a non-clinical sample. Conscious Cogn. 2016 Apr;41:83-92.

2016   Deeley, Q. Transforming experience through the meditation and ritual of Chod: insights from hypnosis research, In Hypnosis and Meditation: Toward an integrative science of conscious planes (Eds M. Lifshitz and A. Raz, Oxford University Press, in preparation) 

2015   Walsh E, Guilmette DN, Longo MR, Moore JW, Oakley DA, Halligan PW, Mehta MA, Deeley Q. Are You Suggesting That’s My Hand? The Relation Between Hypnotic Suggestibility and the Rubber Hand Illusion.Perception. 44(6):709-23.

2015   Russell AJ, Murphy CM, Wilson E, Gillan N, Brown C, Robertson DM, Craig MC, Deeley Q, Zinkstok J, Johnston K, McAlonan GM, Spain D, Murphy DG. The mental health of individuals referred for assessment of autism spectrum disorder in adulthood: A clinic report. Autism. 2015 Oct 15. pii: 1362361315604271. [Epub ahead of print]

2015   Azuma R, Deeley Q, Campbell LE, Daly EM, Giampietro V, Brammer MJ, Murphy KC, Murphy DG. An fMRI study of facial emotion processing in children and adolescents with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. J Neurodev Disord. 2015;7(1):1.

2015   Cadman T, Spain D, Johnston P, Russell A, Mataix-Cols D, Craig M, Deeley Q, Robertson D, Murphy C, Gillan N, Wilson CE, Mendez M, Ecker C, Daly E, Findon J, Glaser K; MRC AIMS Consortium, Happé F, Murphy D. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Adults with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Does Self-Report with the OCI-R Tell Us?Autism Res. 2015 Oct;8(5):477-85.

2015   Sarkar S, Daly E, Feng Y, Ecker C, Craig MC, Harding D, Deeley Q, Murphy DG. Reduced cortical surface area in adolescents with conduct disorder. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015 Aug;24(8):909-17.

2015   Walsh E, Oakley DA, Halligan PW, Mehta MA, Deeley Q. The functional anatomy and connectivity of thought insertion and alien control of movement.Cortex. 2015 Mar;64:380-93.

2015   Daly E, Ecker C, Hallahan B, Deeley Q, Craig M, Murphy C, Johnston P, Spain D, Gillan N, Gudbrandsen M, Brammer M, Giampietro V, Lamar M, Page L, Toal F, Schmitz N, Cleare A, Robertson D, Rubia K, Murphy DG. Response inhibition and serotonin in autism: a functional MRI study using acute tryptophan depletion. Brain. 2014 Sep;137(Pt 9):2600-10.

2014   Sarkar S, Craig MC, Dell’acqua F, O’Connor TG, Catani M, Deeley Q, Glover V, Murphy DG. Prenatal stress and limbic-frontal white matter microstructure in children aged 6-9 years: a preliminary diffusion tensor imaging study. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2014 May;15(4):346-52.

2014   Walsh E, Mehta MA, Oakley DA, Guilmette DN, Gabay A,   Halligan PW, Deeley Q. Using suggestion to model different types of automatic writing. Conscious Cogn. 2014 May;26:24-36.

2014   Deeley Q, Oakley DA, Walsh E, Bell V, Koppel C, Halligan PW, Mehta MA. Modelling psychiatric and cultural possession phenomena with suggestion and fMRI. Cortex (Apr;53:107-19. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.01.004. Epub 2014 Jan 17).

2013   Deeley, Q, Eamonn Walsh, David A. Oakley,,Vaughan Bell, Cristina Koppel, Mitul A Mehta and Peter W. Halligan. Using hypnotic suggestion to model loss of control and awareness of movements: an exploratory fMRI study. PLOS ONE. Oct 21;8(10)

2013   Deeley Q, Oakley DA, Toone B, Bell V, Walsh E, Marquand AF, Giampietro V, Brammer MJ, Williams SC, Mehta MA, Halligan PW. The functional anatomy of suggested limb paralysis. Cortex.Feb;49(2):411-22. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2012.09.016.

2012   Daly EM*, Deeley Q*, Ecker C, Craig M, Hallahan B, Murphy C, Johnston P, Spain D, Gillan N, Brammer M, Giampietro V, Lamar M, Page L, Toal F, Cleare A, Surguladze S, Murphy DG. Serotonin and the Neural Processing of Facial Emotions in Adults With Autism: An fMRI Study Using Acute Tryptophan Depletion. Facial Emotion Processing in Adults With Autism. Arch Gen Psychiatry. Jun 4:1-11 [Epub ahead of print]

2012   Sarkar S, Craig MC, Catani M, Dell’acqua F, Fahy T, Deeley Q*, Murphy DG*. Frontotemporal white-matter microstructural abnormalities in adolescents with conduct disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Psychol Med. 2012 May 23:1-11. [Epub ahead of print].

2012   Sundram F*, Deeley Q*, Sarkar, S, Daly E, Latham, R, Craig M, Raczek M, Fahy T, Picchioni M, the UK AIMS Network, Barker GJ, Murphy DB White matter microstructural abnormalities in the frontal lobe of adults with antisocial personality disorder.Cortex. Feb;48(2):216-29. Epub 2011 Jul 21

2012   Deeley Q, Oakley D, Toone B, Giampietro V, Brammer M, Williams S, Halligan P. Modulating the default mode network with hypnosis. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. 60(2):206-28

2012   Murphy CM*, Deeley Q*, Daly EM, Ecker C, O’Brien FM, Hallahan B, Loth E, Toal F, Reed S, Hales S, Robertson DM, Craig MC, Mullins D, Barker GJ, Lavender T, Johnston P, Murphy KC, Murphy DG. Anatomy and aging of the amygdala and hippocampus in autism spectrum disorder: an in vivo magnetic resonance imaging study of Asperger syndrome. Autism Res. 2012 Feb;5(1):3-12; 2011 Sep 21. doi: 10.1002/aur.227. [Epub ahead of print]

2012   Oakley DA, Deeley Q, Bell V, Halligan PW. Imaging: Hysterical, hypnotically suggested and malingered limb paralysis. In Psychogenic Movement Disorders and Other Conversion Disorders. Eds. Hallet M, Cloninger CR, Fahn F, Halligan P, Jankovic J, Lang AE, Voon V. Cambridge University Press

2012   Deeley, Q. Hypnosis,in theEncyclopaedia of Religions and Sciences. Eds. Azari, Nina P. Runehov, Anne; Paloutzian, Raymond F. Springer (1st Edition December 2012)

2011  Blasi A, Mercure E, Lloyd-Fox S, Thomson A, Brammer M, Sauter D, Deeley Q, Barker GJ, Renvall V, Deoni S, Gasston D, Williams SC, Johnson MH, Simmons A, Murphy DG. Early specialization for voice and emotion processing in the infant brain. Curr Biol. 2011 Jul 26;21(14):1220-4. Epub 2011 Jun 30.

2011   Sarkar S, Deeley Q. Differences between psychopathy and other personality disorders: evidence from neuroimaging. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment.

2011   Bell V, Oakley D, Halligan PW, Deeley Q. Dissociation in hysteria and hypnosis: evidence from cognitive neuroscience. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 82(3):332-9. Epub 2010 Sep 30.

2010   Bloemen OJN, Deeley Q, Sundram F, Daly EM, Barker GJ, Jones DK, van Amelsvoort, TAMJ, Schmitz N, Robertson D, Murphy KC, Murphy, DGM. White matter integrity in Asperger syndrome: a preliminary diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging study in adults. Autism Research.

2010   Toal F, Daly EM, Page L, Deeley Q, Hallahan B, Bloemen O, Cutter WJ, Brammer MJ, Curran S, Robertson D, Murphy C, Murphy KC, Murphy DG. Clinical and anatomical heterogeneity in autistic spectrum disorder: a structural MRI study. Psychol Med. 2010 Jul;40(7):1171-81. Epub 2009 Nov 6.

2010   Daly E, Deeley Q, Hallahan B, Craig M, Brammer M, Lamar M, Cleare A, Giampietro V, Ecker C, Page L, Toal F, Phillips ML, Surguladze S, Murphy DG. Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on neural processing of facial expressions of emotion in humans. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2010 Jul;210(4):499-510. Epub 2010 Apr 28

2010   Raznahan A, Toro R, Daly E, Robertson D, Murphy C, Deeley Q, Bolton PF, Paus T, Murphy DG. Cortical Anatomy in Autism Spectrum Disorder: An In Vivo MRI Study on the Effect of Age. Cereb Cortex. Volume: 20  Issue: 6   Pages: 1332-1340

2009   Page LA, Rubia K, Deeley Q, Daly E, Toal F, Mataix-Cols D, Giampietro V, Schmitz N, Murphy DG. A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of inhibitory control in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry Res. 2009 Dec 30;174(3):202-9. Epub 2009 Nov 10

2009   Pugliese L, Catani M, Ameis S, Dell’Acqua F, Thiebaut de Schotten M, Murphy C, Robertson D, Deeley Q, Daly E, Murphy DG. The anatomy of extended limbic pathways in Asperger syndrome: a preliminary diffusion tensor imaging tractography study. Neuroimage. 2009 Aug 15;47(2):427-34. Epub 2009 May 14

2009   Harland R, Antonova E, Owen GS, Broome M, Landau S, Deeley Q, Murray R. A study of psychiatrists’ concepts of mental illness. Psychological Medicine, 39 (6)   967-976

2009   Toal F, Bloemen OJ, Deeley Q, Tunstall N, Daly EM, Page L, Brammer MJ, Murphy KC, Murphy DG. Psychosis and autism: magnetic resonance imaging study of brain anatomy. Br J Psychiatry. 2009 May;194(5):418-25

2009   Deeley Q, Murphy D. Pathophysiology of autism: evidence from brain imaging.Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2009 Mar;70(3):138-42

2009   Deeley, Q. Cognitive style, spirituality, and religious understanding: the case of autism. Journal of Religion, Disability, and Health

2008   Deeley Q, Daly E, Azuma R, Surguladze S, Giampietro V, Brammer MJ, Hallahan B, Dunbar RIM, Phillips ML, Murphy, DGM , ‘Changes in male brain responses to emotional faces from adolescence to middle age’. Neuroimage. 1;40 (1):389-97

2008   Catani M, Jones DK, Daly E, Deeley Q, Embiricos N, Curran S, Robertson D, Murphy GM ‘Altered cerebellar feedback projections in Asperger Syndrome.’ Neuroimage Jul 15;41(4):1184-91

2008   Surguladze S, Elkin A, Ecker C, Kaladindi S, Corsico A, Giampietro V, Lawrence N, Deeley Q, Kucharska-Pietura K, Russell TA, McGuffin P, Murray R, Phillips ML   ‘Genetic variation in the serotonin transporter modulates neural system-wide response to fearful faces’. Genes, Brain, and Behaviour (Vol 7 (5) Jul 2008, 543-551).

2007   Deeley Q, Daly EM, Surguladze, S, Page L, Toal F, Robertson D, Curran S, Giampietro V, Seal M, Brammer MJ, Andrew C, Murphy K, Phillips ML, Murphy DG. ‘An event related functional magnetic resonance imaging study of facial emotion processing in Asperger syndrome’. Biological Psychiatry. 62(3):207-17

2007   Oakley D, Deeley Q, Halligan P. Hypnotic depth and response to suggestion under standardized conditions and during fMRI scanning. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. 5 (1):32-58.

2006   Deeley Q, Daly E, Surguladze S, Tunstall N, Mezey G, Beer D, Ambikapathy A, Robertson D, Giampietro V, Brammer MJ, Clarke A, Dowsett J, Fahy T, Phillips ML, Murphy DG. ‘Facial emotion processing in criminal psychopathy’. British Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 189 (6) 533-539

2006   Van Amelsvoort, T, Schmitz N, Daly E, Deeley Q, et al. ‘Processing Facial Emotion in Adults with Velo-Cardio-Facial-Syndrome: an fMRI study’. British Journal of Psychiatry, 189:560-561.

2006   Page L, Schmitz N, Simmons A, Daly E, Toal F, Deeley Q, Ambery F, McAlanon G, Mullender S, Murphy DGM. ‘In vivo 1H-magnetic resonance spectroscopy study of amygdala-hippocampal and parietal regions in autism’. American Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 163(12) 2189-2192.

2006   Deeley Q. The Cognitive Anthropology of Belief, in The Power of Belief, Eds. Halligan, P and Aylward, M. Oxford University Press

2004   Deeley, Q The Religious Brain: Turning Ideas into Convictions. Anthropology and Medicine. Vol 11(3) 245-267.

2003   Deeley Q. Social,Cognitive, and Neural Constraints on Subjectivity and Agency: Implications for Dissociative Identity Disorder. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology. Vol 10(2) 161-167.

2000   Deeley PQ,   Differences in Ritual and Culture, in Transcultural Psychiatry: Working With Difference, Ed. Kaye, C.(Jessica Kingsley Publications)

1999   Deeley P Q, ‘Ecological Understandings of Mental and Physical    Illness’. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology. Vol 6(2) 109-124.


Research & Training

Dr Deeley researches biological, psychological, and social influences on development, particularly in relation to common disorders such as autism, ADHD, conduct disorder, personality disorders, and psychosis.
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