Published Articles

Pluck, G. (in press). Preliminary validation of a free-to-use, brief assessment of adult intelligence for research purposes: The Matrix Matching Test. Psychological Reports. Request a copy by email

Pluck, G., Banda-Cruz, D. R., Andrade-Guimaraes, M. V., & Trueba, A. F. (2018). Socioeconomic deprivation and the development of neuropsychological functions: A study with “street children” in Ecuador. Child Neuropsychology, 24(4), 510-523. PDF

Pluck, G., Almeida-Meza, P., Gonzales-Lorza, A., Muñoz-Ycaza, R., & Trueba, A. (2017). Estimación de la función cognitiva premorbida con el Test de Acentuación de Palabras. Revista Ecuatoriana de Neurología, 26(3), 226-234. PDF

Pluck, G., Ruales-Chieruzzi, C. B., Paucar-Guerra, E. J., Andrade-Guimaraes, M. V., & Trueba, A. F. (2016). Separate contributions of general intelligence and right prefrontal neurocognitive functions to academic achievement at university level. Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 5(4), 178-185. PDF

Pluck, G., Brooker, C., Blizard, R., & Moran, P. (2015). Personality disorder in a probation cohort: Demographic, substance misuse and forensic characteristics. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 25(5), 403-415. PDF

Pluck, G., Nakakarumai, M., & Sato, Y. (2015). Homelessness and cognitive impairment: An exploratory study in Tokyo, Japan. East Asian Archives of Psychiatry, 25(3), 122-127. PDF

Lee, K. H., Pluck, G., Lekka, N., Horton, A., Wilkinson, I. D., & Woodruff, P. W. (2015). Self-harm in schizophrenia is associated with dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior cingulate activity. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 61, 18-23. PDF

Pluck, G., Banda-Cruz, D. R., Andrade-Guimaraes, M. V., Ricaurte-Diaz, S., & Borja-Alvarez, T. (2015). Post-traumatic stress disorder and intellectual function of socioeconomically deprived ‘street children’ in Quito, Ecuador. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 13(2), 215-224. PDF

Pluck, G. (2015). The 'street children' of Latin America. The Psychologist, 28(1), 20-23. PDF

Pluck, G. (2015). Challenges and strengths, thinking about´ street children´. Favelas@LSE. Retrieved from:
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Pluck, G., & Brooker, C. (2014). Epidemiological survey of suicide ideation and acts and other deliberate self-harm among offenders in the community under supervision of the Probation Service in England and Wales. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 24(5), 358-364. PDF

Lambe, S., Mogg, A., Eranti, S., Pluck, G., Hastilow, S., & McLoughlin, D. M. (2014). Trends in use of electroconvulsive therapy in South London from 1949 to 2006. The Journal of ECT, 30(4), 309-314. PDF

Pluck, G., Lekka, N. P., Sarkar, S., Lee, K. H., Bath, P. A., Sharif, O., & Woodruff, P. W. R. (2013). Clinical and neuropsychological aspects of non-fatal self-harm in schizophrenia. European Psychiatry, 28(6), 344-348. PDF

Pluck, G. (2013). Cognitive abilities of ‘street children’: A systematic review. Chuo Journal of Policy Sciences and Cultural Studies, 21, 121-133. PDF

Pluck, G. & Banda-Cruz, D. (2013). Meta-analysis of intelligence scores of 'street children' in developing countries. Proceedings of the Third Annual Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, 80-91.

Pluck, G. (2013). Teaching psychology through English: Incidental improvement in academic reading comprehension. Journal of Education Sciences and Psychology, 3(LXV), 38-42. PDF

Pluck, G., Lee, K.H. & Parks, R.W. (2013). Self-harm and homeless adults. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 34(5), 363-366. PDF

Pluck, G., & Lee, K.H. (2013). Negative symptoms and related disorders of diminished goal directed behavior. Minerva Psichiatrica: A Journal on Psychiatry, Psychology and Psychopharmacology, 54, 15-29. PDF

Pluck, G., Girgis, S., Lee. K.H. & Parks, R.W. (2013). Childhood abuse and adult Homelessness. In S. Kimura & A. Miyazaki (Eds.), Physical and Emotional Abuse: Triggers, Short and Long-Term Consequences and Prevention Methods. Hauppauge: Nova Publishers. PDF

Pluck, G., Anderson, M., Armstrong, S., Armstrong, M., & Nadkarni, A. (2013). Repeat self-harm among children and adolescents referred to a specialist service. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 6(1), 57-73. PDF

Brooker, C., Sirdifield, C., Blizard, R., Denney, D., & Pluck, G. (2012). Probation and mental illness. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 23(4), 522-537. PDF

Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., Rele, R., Spence, S. A., Sarkar, S., Lagundoye, O., & Parks, R. W. (2012). Premorbid and current neuropsychological function in opiate abusers receiving treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 124(1), 181-184. PDF

Lee, K. H., Tsoi, D. T., Khokhar, W. A., Swalli, J. S., Gee, K., Pluck, G., & Woodruff, P. W. (2012). Performance on the continuous performance test under parametric increase of working memory load in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 197(3), 350-352. PDF

Pluck, G., Sirdifield, C., Brooker, C., & Moran, P. (2012). Screening for personality disorder in probationers: validation of the Standardised Assessment of Personality—Abbreviated Scale (SAPAS). Personality and Mental Health, 6(1), 61-68. PDF

Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., David, R., Spence, S. A., & Parks, R. W. (2012). Neuropsychological and cognitive performance of homeless adults. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 44(1), 9-15. PDF

Pluck, G. & Johnson, H. (2011). Stimulating curiosity to enhance learning. Education Sciences and Psychology, 19(2), 24-31. PDF

Eranti, S. V., Thirthalli, J., Pattan, V., Mogg, A., Pluck, G., Velayudhan, L., ... McLoughlin, D. M. (2011). Comparison of electroconvulsive therapy practice between London and Bengaluru. The Journal of ECT ,27(4), 275-280. PDF

Pluck, G., & Brown, R. G. (2011). Cognitive and affective correlates of temperament in Parkinson's disease. Depression Research and Treatment, 2011, 1-8. PDF

Brooker, C., Sirdifield, C., Blizard, R., Maxwell-Harrison, D., Tetley, D., Moran, P., ... Turner, M. (2011). An investigation into the prevalence of mental health disorder and patterns of health service access in a probation population. Lincoln: University of Lincoln. PDF

Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., David, R., Macleod, D. C., Spence, S. A., & Parks, R. W. (2011). Neurobehavioural and cognitive function is linked to childhood trauma in homeless adults. British Journal of Clinical Psychology ,50(1), 33-45. PDF

Eranti, S. V., Mogg, A. J., Pluck, G. C., Landau, S., & McLoughlin, D. M. (2009). Methohexitone, propofol and etomidate in electroconvulsive therapy for depression: a naturalistic comparison study. Journal of Affective Disorders ,113(1-2), 165-171. PDF

Knapp, M., Romeo, R., Mogg, A., Eranti, S., Pluck, G., Purvis, R., ... McLoughlin, D.M. (2008). Cost-effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation vs. electroconvulsive therapy for severe depression: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial. Journal of Affective Disorders ,109(3), 273-285. PDF

Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., Lauder, H. E., Fox, J. M., Spence, S. A., & Parks, R. W. (2008). Time perspective, depression, and substance misuse among the homeless. The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied , 142(2), 159-168. PDF

Mogg, A., Pluck, G., Eranti, S. V., Landau, S., Purvis, R., Brown, R. G., ... McLoughlin, D. M. (2008). A randomized controlled trial with 4-month follow-up of adjunctive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the left prefrontal cortex for depression. Psychological Medicine ,38(3), 323-333. PDF

Tsoi, D. T., Lee, K. H., Khokhar, W. A., Mir, N. U., Swalli, J. S., Gee, K. A., ... Woodruff, P. W. (2008). Is facial emotion recognition impairment in schizophrenia identical for different emotions? A signal detection analysis. Schizophrenia Research ,99(1-3), 263-269. PDF

McLoughlin, D. M., Mogg, A., Eranti, S., Pluck, G., Purvis, R., Edwards, D., ... Knapp, M. (2007). The clinical effectiveness and cost of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation versus electroconvulsive therapy in severe depression: a multicentre pragmatic randomized controlled trial and economic analysis. Health Technology Assessment , 11(24), 1-54. PDF

Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., & Parks, R. (2007). Homeless shelters and substance misuse. Canadian Medical Association Journal , 176(4), 489. PDF

Eranti, S., Mogg, A., Pluck, G., Landau, S., Purvis, R., Brown, R. G., ... McLoughlin, D.M. (2007). A randomized, controlled trial with 6-month follow-up of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroconvulsive therapy for severe depression. American Journal of Psychiatry , 164(1), 73-81. PDF

Mogg, A., Eranti, S., Pluck, G., & McLoughlin, D. M. (2005). Is electroconvulsive therapy still given in bipolar disorder and does repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation offer more?. In C. McDonald, K. Schulze, R.M. Murray & M. Tohen (Eds.), Bipolar Disorder: The Upswing in Research and Treatment (193-199). Abingdon (UK): Taylor & Francis. PDF

Riddoch, M. J., Humphreys, G. W., Jacobson, S., Pluck, G., Bateman, A., & Edwards, M. (2004). Impaired orientation discrimination and localization following parietal damage: On the interplay between dorsal and ventral processes in visual perception. Cognitive Neuropsychology ,21(6), 597-623. PDF

Pluck, G. C. (2002). Review of Personality and psychopathology. [Review of the book Personality and Psychopathology . edited by C. R. Cloninger]. Journal of Psychophysiology , 16(1), 67-68.  PDF

Pluck, G. C., & Brown, R. G. (2002). Apathy in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry , 73(6), 636-642. PDF

Brown, R. G., & Pluck, G. (2000). Negative symptoms: the ‘pathology’ of motivation and goal-directed behaviour. Trends in Neurosciences , 23(9), 412-417. PDF 

Pluck, G.C. & Brown, R.G. (2000). Personality correlates of visual attentional processing. Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, 14, 36-49. PDF

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