Richard J. Swartz

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The present study used a signaled appetitive nosepoke task as a measure of behavioral control or impulsivity related to reward system function in mice and determined how impulsivity correlated with voluntary ethanol consumption. Thirteen inbred strains were trained to nosepoke for food rewards and eventually trained to nosepoke for reward when an auditory(More)
PURPOSE Assessing change remains a challenge in patient-reported outcomes. In June 2009, a group of psychometricians, biostatisticians, and behavioral researchers from other disciplines convened as a Longitudinal Analysis of Patient-Reported Outcomes Working group as part of the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute Summer Psychometric(More)
OBJECTIVE Longitudinal neuropsychological assessments were performed to determine if adjuvant chemotherapy was associated with cognitive dysfunction in men with non-seminomatous germ cell tumors (NSGCT). METHODS Patients with NSGCT status post-orchiectomy that either received adjuvant chemotherapy (n = 55) or did not (n = 14) were recruited. Patients were(More)
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