Nadia Solowij

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wollongong
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive abnormalities and cannabis use]
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 32:S31-40. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Alteration to hippocampal shape in cannabis users with and without schizophrenia
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Schizophr Res 143:179-84. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Effect of long-term cannabis use on axonal fibre connectivity
    Andrew Zalesky
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, 3053, Australia
    Brain 135:2245-55. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Reflection impulsivity in adolescent cannabis users: a comparison with alcohol-using and non-substance-using adolescents
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219:575-86. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Verbal learning and memory in adolescent cannabis users, alcohol users and non-users
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 216:131-44. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The chronic effects of cannabis on memory in humans: a review
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 1:81-98. 2008
  7. pmc Cannabis and cognitive dysfunction: parallels with endophenotypes of schizophrenia?
    Nadia Solowij
    Neuroscience Institute for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders Affiliated Scientists, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 32:30-52. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Cerebellar white-matter changes in cannabis users with and without schizophrenia
    N Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Psychol Med 41:2349-59. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Chronic cannabis users show altered neurophysiological functioning on Stroop task conflict resolution
    Robert A Battisti
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:613-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Delayed preattentional functioning in early psychosis patients with cannabis use
    Nicole Pesa
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 222:507-18. 2012

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive abnormalities and cannabis use]
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 32:S31-40. 2010
    ..Evidence that cannabis use impairs cognitive function in humans has been accumulating in recent decades. The purpose of this overview is to update knowledge in this area with new findings from the most recent literature...
  2. doi request reprint Alteration to hippocampal shape in cannabis users with and without schizophrenia
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Schizophr Res 143:179-84. 2013
    ..e., deflations across the hippocampus, and with an anterior predisposition), in cannabis-using schizophrenia patients. These alterations were associated with cannabis use patterns and psychotic symptoms...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of long-term cannabis use on axonal fibre connectivity
    Andrew Zalesky
    Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, 3053, Australia
    Brain 135:2245-55. 2012
    ..Our findings indicate long-term cannabis use is hazardous to the white matter of the developing brain. Delaying the age at which regular use begins may minimize the severity of microstructural impairment...
  4. doi request reprint Reflection impulsivity in adolescent cannabis users: a comparison with alcohol-using and non-substance-using adolescents
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219:575-86. 2012
    ..Reflection impulsivity-a failure to gather and evaluate information before making a decision-is a critical component of risk-taking and substance use behaviours, which are highly prevalent during adolescence...
  5. doi request reprint Verbal learning and memory in adolescent cannabis users, alcohol users and non-users
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 216:131-44. 2011
    ..Long-term heavy cannabis use can result in memory impairment. Adolescent users may be especially vulnerable to the adverse neurocognitive effects of cannabis...
  6. ncbi request reprint The chronic effects of cannabis on memory in humans: a review
    Nadia Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 1:81-98. 2008
    ..The precise nature of memory deficits in cannabis users, their neural substrates and manifestation requires much further exploration through a variety of behavioural, functional brain imaging, prospective and genetic studies...
  7. pmc Cannabis and cognitive dysfunction: parallels with endophenotypes of schizophrenia?
    Nadia Solowij
    Neuroscience Institute for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders Affiliated Scientists, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 32:30-52. 2007
    ..The theoretical and clinical significance of further research in this field is in enhancing our understanding of underlying pathophysiology and improving the provision of treatments for substance use and mental illness...
  8. doi request reprint Cerebellar white-matter changes in cannabis users with and without schizophrenia
    N Solowij
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Psychol Med 41:2349-59. 2011
    ..We examined cerebellar grey and white matter in cannabis users with and without schizophrenia...
  9. doi request reprint Chronic cannabis users show altered neurophysiological functioning on Stroop task conflict resolution
    Robert A Battisti
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:613-24. 2010
    ..There is increasing evidence that conflict monitoring and resolution processes (i.e. the ability to detect and respond to change) may be affected...
  10. doi request reprint Delayed preattentional functioning in early psychosis patients with cannabis use
    Nicole Pesa
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 222:507-18. 2012
    ..The event-related potentials, mismatch negativity (MMN) and P3a are reduced in EP. Cannabinoids have been shown to modulate N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors which are involved in MMN generation...
  11. doi request reprint Cannabis, cannabinoids and schizophrenia: integration of the evidence
    Martin Cohen
    Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Hunter New England Mental Health Service, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:357-68. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Chronic effects of cannabis use on the auditory mismatch negativity
    Lisa Marie Greenwood
    School of Psychology and Ψ P3 Centre for Psychophysics, Psychophysiology and Psychopharmacology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong
    Biol Psychiatry 75:449-58. 2014
    ..This study examined auditory MMN in otherwise healthy chronic cannabis users compared with nonuser control subjects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid relationships in former cannabis users with schizophrenia
    Sharon Monterrubio
    Department of Psychology and Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:280-5. 2006
    ..Future research may determine whether these FAs are involved in hypothesised links between anandamide abnormalities, cannabis use and stress in schizophrenia...
  14. doi request reprint Chronic effects of cannabis on sensory gating
    Samantha J Broyd
    School of Psychology and Ψ P3 Centre for Psychophysics, Psychophysiology and Psychopharmacology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW Australia Electronic address
    Int J Psychophysiol 89:381-9. 2013
    ..Impaired P50 sensory-gating ratios have also been reported in patients with schizophrenia and may indicate a similar underlying pathology. ..
  15. doi request reprint Chronic use of cannabis and poor neural efficiency in verbal memory ability
    Robert A Battisti
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 209:319-30. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the impact of chronic cannabis use upon memory-related brain function via examination of the subsequent memory effect (SME) of the event-related potential (ERP)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress and adaptation
    Sharon Monterrubio
    Am J Psychiatry 163:553; author reply 553. 2006
  17. doi request reprint Regional brain abnormalities associated with long-term heavy cannabis use
    Murat Yucel
    MAPS, ORYGEN Research Centre, 35 Poplar Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:694-701. 2008
    ..Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the developed world. Despite this, there is a paucity of research examining its long-term effect on the human brain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Understanding drug addiction: a neuropsychological perspective
    Murat Yucel
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:957-68. 2007
    ..Presented herein is a neuropsychological model of addictive behaviour that highlights the complex interplay between cognition, brain maturation, psychopathology and drug exposure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and neuropsychiatric consequences of endocannabinoid signaling dysfunction
    Nadia Solowij
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:471-2. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Are the adverse consequences of cannabis use age-dependent?
    Nadia Solowij
    Addiction 97:1083-6. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Does marijuana use cause long-term cognitive deficits?
    Nadia Solowij
    JAMA 287:2653-4; author reply 2654. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning of long-term heavy cannabis users seeking treatment
    Nadia Solowij
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    JAMA 287:1123-31. 2002
    ..Cognitive impairments are associated with long-term cannabis use, but the parameters of use that contribute to impairments and the nature and endurance of cognitive dysfunction remain uncertain...