The practice of clinical neuropsychology has traditionally accorded limited attention to the impact of prescription medications on cognitive functioning. Though neuropsychologists see a wide array of patients with cerebropathologic and other organ system disease that are under pharmacotherapy, systematic attention to how these compounds potentially affect… (More)
Estrogen-related receptor alpha (ERRalpha) is an orphan member of the nuclear receptor family of transcription factors. In addition to its function as a metabolic regulator, ERRalpha has been implicated in the growth and progression of several malignancies. In the setting of breast cancer, not only is ERRalpha a putative negative prognostic factor, but we… (More)
The present review is directed at imparting the current knowledge regarding functional neuroimaging as a tool for enhancing the understanding of cerebrophysiologic and neurobehavioral consequences of stimulant abuse. Stimulants like cocaine are capable of inducing clinically significant neurocognitive impairment through direct action on the brain, and… (More)
The patient who presents for evaluation and/or subsequent treatment of a neurological or psychiatric complaint accompanied by a positive history of substance abuse has generally received only modest attention in the clinical practice literature. Significantly more clinical attention has focused on the neurobehavioral sequelae of more pronounced brain… (More)
The risks associated with sexual activity relate in part to the pathophysiology of the cardiovascular response to sexual activity. This review addresses this subject and reviews studies that directly address the cardiovascular risk associated with sexual activity.