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Varenicline Reduces Alcohol Self-Administration in Heavy-Drinking Smokers
Behavioral impulsivity predicts treatment outcome in a smoking cessation program for adolescent smokers.
Time to first cigarette in the morning as an index of ability to quit smoking: implications for nicotine dependence.
- T. Baker, M. Piper, B. Toll
- Psychology, MedicineNicotine & tobacco research : official journal of…
- 1 December 2007
Results showed that much of the predictive validity of the FTND could be attributed to its first item, time to first cigarette in the morning, and this item had greater validity than any other single measure.
Naltrexone decreases craving and alcohol self-administration in alcohol-dependent subjects and activates the hypothalamo–pituitary–adrenocortical axis
- S. O'Malley, S. Krishnan-Sarin, C. Farren, R. Sinha, M. Kreek
- 22 January 2002
The hypothesis that naltrexone reduces desire to drink and the amount of alcohol consumed in alcohol-dependent subjects is confirmed, and this effect may be related in part to nALTrexone's ability to activate the hypothalamo–pituitary–adrenocortical axis.
Suppression of the HPA axis stress-response: implications for relapse.
- B. Adinoff, K. Junghanns, F. Kiefer, S. Krishnan-Sarin
- MedicineAlcoholism, clinical and experimental research
- 1 July 2005
Altered stress-responses of the HPA axis in abstinent alcohol-dependent subjects may influence their affective and behavioral regulation, thus impacting their potential for relapse, and disinhibition of the axis with medication may have therapeutic potential.
Video-Gaming Among High School Students: Health Correlates, Gender Differences, and Problematic Gaming
Results suggest that gaming is largely normative in boys and not associated with many health factors, however, gaming seems to be associated with more externalizing behaviors and fewer internalizing symptoms in girls.
Reasons for Electronic Cigarette Experimentation and Discontinuation Among Adolescents and Young Adults.
- G. Kong, M. Morean, D. Cavallo, D. Camenga, S. Krishnan-Sarin
- MedicineNicotine & tobacco research : official journal of…
- 1 July 2015
E-cigarette prevention efforts toward youth should include limiting e-cigarette flavors, communicating messages emphasizing the health risks of use, and changing social norms surrounding the use of e-cigarettes.
Psychometrically improved, abbreviated versions of three classic measures of impulsivity and self-control.
A comprehensive psychometric evaluation of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale-11, the Behavioral Inhibition and Activation Scales, and the Brief Self-Control Scale is conducted using data from 1,449 individuals who participated in substance use research.
Effects of cigarette smoking on spatial working memory and attentional deficits in schizophrenia: involvement of nicotinic receptor mechanisms.
Cigarette smoking may selectively enhance Visuospatial working memory (VSWM) and attentional deficits in smokers with schizophrenia, which may depend on nAChR stimulation.
High School Students’ Use of Electronic Cigarettes to Vaporize Cannabis
Significant differences in rates of vaporizing cannabis using e-cigarettes among lifetime e-cigarette users, lifetime cannabis users, and lifetime dual users differed by HS attended, and these findings raise concerns about the lack of e- cigarette regulations and the potential use of E-cigarettes for purposes other than vaping nicotine.