M Lyvers

Summary

Affiliation: Bond University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Drug addiction as a physical disease: the role of physical dependence and other chronic drug-induced neurophysiological changes in compulsive drug self-administration
    M Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 6:107-25. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint "Loss of control" in alcoholism and drug addiction: a neuroscientific interpretation
    M Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 8:225-49. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognition, emotion, and the alcohol--aggression relationship: comment on Giancola (2000)
    M Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 8:607-8; discussion 612-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of opioid dependence and withdrawal
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 28:605-11. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Have Halpern et al. (2004) detected 'residual neuropsychological effects' of MDMA? Not likely
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD 4229, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:149-52; discussion 153. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of belief in "psychic healing" on self-reported pain in chronic pain sufferers
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Qld 4229 Australia
    J Psychosom Res 60:59-61. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Recreational ecstasy use and the neurotoxic potential of MDMA: current status of the controversy and methodological issues
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:269-76. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Attachment, fear of intimacy and differentiation of self among clients in substance disorder treatment facilities
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:732-7. 2006

Collaborators

  • Fred Arne Thorberg

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Drug addiction as a physical disease: the role of physical dependence and other chronic drug-induced neurophysiological changes in compulsive drug self-administration
    M Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 6:107-25. 1998
    ..Despite the failure of the opiate model, recent evidence suggests that persistent drug-induced changes in the physical brain may underlie addictive behavior, consistent with the general notion of addiction as a physical disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint "Loss of control" in alcoholism and drug addiction: a neuroscientific interpretation
    M Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 8:225-49. 2000
    ..Evidence implicating a hyperdopaminergic mechanism of acute and chronic drug-induced frontal lobe dysfunction and interactions with premorbid factors and stress are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognition, emotion, and the alcohol--aggression relationship: comment on Giancola (2000)
    M Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 8:607-8; discussion 612-7. 2000
    ..Other drugs that alter prefrontal cortex activity have also been reported to influence aggressive responding in humans and other animals, and implications of this are briefly discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of opioid dependence and withdrawal
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 28:605-11. 2003
    ..Findings were consistent with the hypothesis that opioid dependence, like alcoholism and cocaine addiction, is associated with disruption of executive cognitive functions mediated by the prefrontal cortex...
  5. ncbi request reprint Have Halpern et al. (2004) detected 'residual neuropsychological effects' of MDMA? Not likely
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD 4229, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:149-52; discussion 153. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of belief in "psychic healing" on self-reported pain in chronic pain sufferers
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Qld 4229 Australia
    J Psychosom Res 60:59-61. 2006
    ..The "psychic healing" ability of a well-known Australian psychic was subjected to a televised experimental test...
  7. ncbi request reprint Recreational ecstasy use and the neurotoxic potential of MDMA: current status of the controversy and methodological issues
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:269-76. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Attachment, fear of intimacy and differentiation of self among clients in substance disorder treatment facilities
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:732-7. 2006
    ..Such characteristics may reflect a predisposition to substance problems, an effect of chronic substance problems, or conceivably both...