Raj K. Kalapatapu

Richard W Foltin2
Gillinder Bedi2
Eric Rubin2
Suzette M Evans1
Nehal P Vadhan1
2Richard W Foltin
2Gillinder Bedi
2Eric Rubin
1Suzette M Evans
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This pilot study compared basic neurocognitive functioning among older and younger cocaine abusers and control participants, as a preliminary assessment of whether specific cognitive deficits exist in an aged cocaine-abusing population. We hypothesized an interaction between aging and cocaine abuse, such that older cocaine abusers would exhibit decreased(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was an anonymous Internet survey of individuals currently diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD), where participants gave opinions about BPD criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), and suggested modifications for BPD criteria to appear in the DSM-V(More)
As older adults are prone to cognitive disorders, the interaction of the fields of substance use and misuse and cognitive neuroscience is an emerging area of research. Substance use has been reported in some subtypes of frontotemporal dementia, such as behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. However, characterization of substance use in other subtypes(More)
The very strong relationship between suicide, depressive disorders, and substance use disorders is well recognized. Certain pain syndromes are significantly associated with suicide, irrespective of co-occurring medical or psychiatric diagnosis. Chronic pain, depression, substance use disorders, and suicide appear to involve overlapping neural pathways and(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about whether the duration of cocaine use or an individual's age may influence the acute effects of cocaine, patterns of use, and specific treatment needs. OBJECTIVES This post hoc analysis determined whether the duration of cocaine use or current age influenced the acute subjective response to cocaine. Data from four smoked(More)
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