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The development and initial validation of a questionnaire on smoking urges.
A 32-item questionnaire on smoking urges was administered to 230 daily cigarette smokers assigned to one of three levels of cigarette deprivation (0, 1 or 6 hours). Factor analyses showed that aExpand
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Differential Brain Activity in Alcoholics and Social Drinkers to Alcohol Cues: Relationship to Craving
Using fMRI, our group previously found that after a sip of alcohol and exposure to alcohol beverage pictures, alcoholics compared to social drinkers had increased differential brain activity in theExpand
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Activation of prefrontal cortex and anterior thalamus in alcoholic subjects on exposure to alcohol-specific cues.
BACKGROUND Functional imaging studies have recently demonstrated that specific brain regions become active in cocaine addicts when they are exposed to cocaine stimuli. To test whether there areExpand
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The early time course of smoking withdrawal effects
RationaleThere has been little study of the very early time course of the smoking withdrawal syndrome, despite its relevance to the maintenance of both smoking and postcessation abstinence. TheExpand
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The psychophysiology of anxiety disorder: fear memory imagery.
Psychophysiological response to fear memory imagery was assessed in specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder with agoraphobia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and healthyExpand
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Food deprivation and emotional reactions to food cues: implications for eating disorders
Two studies examined emotional responding to food cues. In experiment 1, normal college students were assigned to 0-, 6- or 24-h of food deprivation prior to presentations of standard emotional andExpand
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Induction of smoking urge through imaginal and in vivo procedures: physiological and self-report manifestations.
This experiment assessed reactivity to imaginal and in vivo smoking and control cues. One hundred current smokers were assessed during 2 sessions separated by a 6-hr interval, and half of theExpand
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Psychometric properties of the IES-R in traumatized substance dependent individuals with and without PTSD.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common among treatment-seeking substance abusers. Despite the high prevalence of these co-occurring conditions, few PTSD screening tools have been evaluatedExpand
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Trauma and substance cue reactivity in individuals with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and cocaine or alcohol dependence.
Although the high comorbidity of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders has been firmly established, no laboratory-based studies have been conducted to examine relationshipsExpand
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Assessing Craving for Alcohol
  • D. Drobes, S. Thomas
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Alcohol research & health : the journal of the…
  • 1999
Craving for alcohol is common among alcohol-dependent people. Accordingly, measures to assess craving can play important roles in alcohol research as well as in alcoholism treatment. When developingExpand
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