Michael Lyvers

Summary

Affiliation: Bond University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risky cannabis use is associated with alexithymia, frontal lobe dysfunction, and impulsivity in young adult cannabis users
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Psychoactive Drugs 45:394-403. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Mood, mood regulation expectancies and frontal systems functioning in current smokers versus never-smokers in China and Australia
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 38:2741-50. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Illicit use of LSD or psilocybin, but not MDMA or nonpsychedelic drugs, is associated with mystical experiences in a dose-dependent manner
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast Queensland 4229, Australia
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:410-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute alcohol consumption on executive cognitive functioning in naturalistic settings
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast QLD 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 35:1021-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Beer goggles: blood alcohol concentration in relation to attractiveness ratings for unfamiliar opposite sex faces in naturalistic settings
    Michael Lyvers
    Bond University, Department of Psychology, University Drive, Robina, Gold Coast 4229, Australia
    J Soc Psychol 151:105-12. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Drinking motives, drinking restraint and drinking behaviour among young adults
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 35:116-22. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Alexithymia in relation to parental alcoholism, everyday frontal lobe functioning and alcohol consumption in a non-clinical sample
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    Addict Behav 37:205-10. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Alexithymia in alcohol dependent patients is partially mediated by alcohol expectancy
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 116:238-41. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Negative Mood Regulation (NMR) expectancies, mood, and affect intensity among clients in substance disorder treatment facilities
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Qld 4229 Australia
    Addict Behav 31:811-20. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Rash impulsiveness and reward sensitivity in relation to risky drinking by university students: potential roles of frontal systems
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    Addict Behav 37:940-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Risky cannabis use is associated with alexithymia, frontal lobe dysfunction, and impulsivity in young adult cannabis users
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Psychoactive Drugs 45:394-403. 2013
    ..Longitudinal research is needed to disentangle these competing possibilities...
  2. doi request reprint Mood, mood regulation expectancies and frontal systems functioning in current smokers versus never-smokers in China and Australia
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 38:2741-50. 2013
    ..Results are interpreted in light of the relative ease of taking up and continuing smoking in China compared to Australia today...
  3. ncbi request reprint Illicit use of LSD or psilocybin, but not MDMA or nonpsychedelic drugs, is associated with mystical experiences in a dose-dependent manner
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast Queensland 4229, Australia
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:410-7. 2012
    ..Results suggest that even in today's context of "recreational" drug use, psychedelics such as LSD and psilocybin, when taken at higher doses, continue to induce mystical experiences in many users...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute alcohol consumption on executive cognitive functioning in naturalistic settings
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast QLD 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 35:1021-8. 2010
    ..Alcohol-associated perseveration may reflect the inhibitory effect of alcohol-induced dopamine release in the prefrontal cortex...
  5. doi request reprint Beer goggles: blood alcohol concentration in relation to attractiveness ratings for unfamiliar opposite sex faces in naturalistic settings
    Michael Lyvers
    Bond University, Department of Psychology, University Drive, Robina, Gold Coast 4229, Australia
    J Soc Psychol 151:105-12. 2011
    ..19%). Both intoxicated groups gave significantly higher attractiveness ratings than non-intoxicated controls. The findings confirm the "beer goggles" phenomenon of folk psychology for both genders, although the mechanism remains unclear...
  6. doi request reprint Drinking motives, drinking restraint and drinking behaviour among young adults
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, 4229, Australia
    Addict Behav 35:116-22. 2010
    ..The results are discussed in light of the roles of drinking motives and drinking restraint in risky drinking among young people, and implications for prevention and early intervention are presented...
  7. doi request reprint Alexithymia in relation to parental alcoholism, everyday frontal lobe functioning and alcohol consumption in a non-clinical sample
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    Addict Behav 37:205-10. 2012
    ..The high reported prevalence rates of alexithymia among those with alcohol dependence led to speculation that alexithymia is a personality dimension that may predispose to risky or problematic alcohol use...
  8. doi request reprint Alexithymia in alcohol dependent patients is partially mediated by alcohol expectancy
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 116:238-41. 2011
    ..The present study examined the mediational effect of alcohol expectancies on alexithymia and alcohol dependence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Negative Mood Regulation (NMR) expectancies, mood, and affect intensity among clients in substance disorder treatment facilities
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Qld 4229 Australia
    Addict Behav 31:811-20. 2006
    ..The findings indicate that mood self-regulation is impaired in addicts. Low NMR and high affect intensity may predispose to substance abuse and addiction, or alternatively may reflect chronic drug-induced affective dysregulation...
  10. doi request reprint Rash impulsiveness and reward sensitivity in relation to risky drinking by university students: potential roles of frontal systems
    Michael Lyvers
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
    Addict Behav 37:940-6. 2012
    ..The present study examined these two forms of impulsivity as well as frontal lobe symptoms in relation to risky drinking by university students...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Smoking and psychological health in relation to country of origin
    Michael Lyvers
    Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
    Int J Psychol 44:387-92. 2009
    ..The findings support the notion that a selection bias for smokers with relatively poorer psychological health is occurring in Western-Anglo countries...
  13. ncbi request reprint A confirmatory factor analysis of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) in an alcohol-dependent sample
    Fred Arne Thorberg
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 178:565-7. 2010
    ..Several factor models were examined, but all models were rejected given their poor fit. A revision of the TAS-20 in alcohol-dependent populations may be needed...
  14. 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...
  15. 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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  16. ncbi request reprint Values and beliefs of psychedelic drug users: a cross-cultural study
    Michael Lerner
    Department of Psychology, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:143-7. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Mood, mood regulation, and frontal systems functioning in current smokers, long-term abstinent ex-smokers, and never-smokers
    Michael Lyvers
    a Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Bond University, Queensland, Australia
    J Psychoactive Drugs 46:133-9. 2014
    ..These differences remained significant even after controlling for AUDIT scores. Results most plausibly reflect a return to pre-smoking baseline brain function in long-term abstinent ex-smokers...
  18. 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...
  19. 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