Sean P Barrett

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effects of nicotine, denicotinized tobacco, and nicotine-containing tobacco on cigarette craving, withdrawal, and self-administration in male and female smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 21:144-52. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The effects of alcohol on responses to nicotine-containing and denicotinized cigarettes in dependent and nondaily smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1402-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The acute effect of Swedish-style snus on cigarette craving and self-administration in male and female smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:58-62. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The acute effects of nicotine on the subjective and behavioural responses to denicotinized tobacco in dependent smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 23:221-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Nicotine increases alcohol self-administration in non-dependent male smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1B1
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:197-204. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint What constitutes prescription drug misuse? Problems and pitfalls of current conceptualizations
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 1:255-62. 2008
  7. pmc The relationship between self-reported substance use and psychiatric symptoms in low-threshold methadone maintenance treatment clients
    Heather G Fulton
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Harm Reduct J 8:18. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychostimulant users are sensitive to the stimulant properties of alcohol as indexed by alcohol-induced cardiac reactivity
    Caroline Brunelle
    Department of PsychologyMcGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:478-83. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The role of dopamine in alcohol self-administration in humans: individual differences
    Sean P Barrett
    Psychology Department, McGill University, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:439-47. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of medication compliance, diversion, and misuse in adult prescribed methylphenidate users
    Christine Darredeau
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:529-36. 2007

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint The effects of nicotine, denicotinized tobacco, and nicotine-containing tobacco on cigarette craving, withdrawal, and self-administration in male and female smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 21:144-52. 2010
    ..Findings suggest that DT is effective in acutely reducing many smoking abstinence symptoms, especially in women, but a combination of nicotine and non-nicotine tobacco ingredients may be necessary to suppress smoking behavior...
  2. doi request reprint The effects of alcohol on responses to nicotine-containing and denicotinized cigarettes in dependent and nondaily smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1402-9. 2013
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  3. ncbi request reprint The acute effect of Swedish-style snus on cigarette craving and self-administration in male and female smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:58-62. 2011
    ..However, to date, little work has been done to evaluate the extent to which SS affects cigarette cravings and smoking behavior under double-blind controlled conditions...
  4. doi request reprint The acute effects of nicotine on the subjective and behavioural responses to denicotinized tobacco in dependent smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 23:221-7. 2012
    ..01), independent of lozenge condition. The findings suggest that both nicotine and non-nicotine smoking factors may make important contributions towards the addictive properties of tobacco...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nicotine increases alcohol self-administration in non-dependent male smokers
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1B1
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:197-204. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine how nicotine delivered by tobacco smoke influences alcohol intake in humans using a double-blind placebo controlled repeated measures design...
  6. ncbi request reprint What constitutes prescription drug misuse? Problems and pitfalls of current conceptualizations
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 1:255-62. 2008
    ..In the present review many of the problems and challenges for adequately defining prescription drug misuse will be overviewed and recommendations will be made on how to better characterize this phenomenon...
  7. pmc The relationship between self-reported substance use and psychiatric symptoms in low-threshold methadone maintenance treatment clients
    Heather G Fulton
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Harm Reduct J 8:18. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychostimulant users are sensitive to the stimulant properties of alcohol as indexed by alcohol-induced cardiac reactivity
    Caroline Brunelle
    Department of PsychologyMcGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:478-83. 2006
    ..Caseras, 2001) compared with never users. Stimulant drug users may be more sensitive to the stimulating properties of alcohol, and this appears to be mediated by superior activity in the Behavioral Approach System (J. A. Gray, 1991)...
  9. doi request reprint The role of dopamine in alcohol self-administration in humans: individual differences
    Sean P Barrett
    Psychology Department, McGill University, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:439-47. 2008
    ..To clarify dopamine's role in alcohol self-administration in a heterogeneous sample of drinkers using acute phenylalanine/tyrosine depletion (APTD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of medication compliance, diversion, and misuse in adult prescribed methylphenidate users
    Christine Darredeau
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:529-36. 2007
    ..To examine patterns and predictors of medication compliance, diversion, and misuse in a sample of adults with prescriptions for the stimulant medication methylphenidate (MPH)...
  11. doi request reprint A comparison of gambling behavior, problem gambling indices, and reasons for gambling among smokers and nonsmokers who gamble: evidence from a provincial gambling prevalence study
    Daniel S McGrath
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Life Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:833-9. 2012
    ..The current study aimed to provide more insight into this relationship by directly comparing nonsmoking and smoking gamblers on gambling behavior, problem gambling indices, and reasons for gambling...
  12. doi request reprint The role of nicotine content information in smokers' subjective responses to nicotine and placebo inhalers
    Christine Darredeau
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:577-81. 2010
    ..This study examined the role of information about nicotine content in smokers' subjective responses to nicotine and placebo inhalers, using the four conditions of the balanced-placebo design in a mixed within/between-subjects design...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of methylphenidate misuse in a university student sample
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 50:457-61. 2005
    ..Methylphenidate (MPH) is a prescription stimulant drug with known abuse potential; however, little is known about its patterns of misuse or the characteristics of its abusers...
  14. doi request reprint The influence of acutely administered nicotine on cue-induced craving for gambling in at-risk video lottery terminal gamblers who smoke
    Daniel S McGrath
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 24:124-32. 2013
    ..These results suggest that a low dose of acutely administered nicotine does not increase cue-induced craving for gambling in at-risk VLT gamblers who smoke...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patterns of simultaneous polysubstance use in drug using university students
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:255-63. 2006
    ..001), LSD (p < 0.01) or methylphenidate (p < 0.05). Results suggest that many substances are routinely used in a SPU context and that the pattern in which a substance is used may be related to other substances co-administered...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of expectancy and abstinence on the neural response to smoking cues in cigarette smokers: an fMRI study
    Dharma McBride
    McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:2728-38. 2006
    ..Our findings confirm the importance of expectancy in the neural response to drug cues, and lend support to the theory that these cues act on brain areas involved in arousal and attention...
  17. doi request reprint The effects of nicotine content information on subjective and behavioural responses to nicotine-containing and denicotinized cigarettes
    Christine Darredeau
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 24:291-7. 2013
    ..The findings suggest that nicotine dose expectancy can affect both subjective and behavioural indices of smoking reinforcement but that the satisfying and stimulating aspects of smoking are related to actual nicotine administration. ..
  18. doi request reprint The effects of acute doses of nicotine on video lottery terminal gambling in daily smokers
    Daniel S McGrath
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:155-61. 2012
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the cardiac response to acute intoxication and alcohol-induced subjective effects throughout the blood alcohol concentration curve
    Caroline Brunelle
    Department of Psychology, University of New Brunswick Saint John campus, New Brunswick, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:437-43. 2007
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Prescription opioid misuse: characteristics of earliest and most recent memory of hydromorphone use
    Heather G Fulton
    Departments of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Addict Med 6:137-44. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the characteristics of initial, and more recent, hydromorphone use occasions as remembered by a population of individuals in treatment for their opioid use...
  21. doi request reprint Cannabis use motives and personality risk factors
    Karen Hecimovic
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Addict Behav 39:729-32. 2014
    ..Thus, personality risk factors in the model of Conrod et al. (2000) are associated with distinct cannabis use motives in a pattern consistent with theory. ..
  22. doi request reprint Substance use initiation: the role of simultaneous polysubstance use
    Janine V Olthuis
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:67-71. 2013
    ..Simultaneous polysubstance use (SPU) is a common phenomenon, yet little is known about its role in substance use initiation...
  23. doi request reprint Alcohol and tobacco co-use in nondaily smokers: an inevitable phenomenon?
    Mallory L Campbell
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:447-50. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the extent to which these subgroups differ in their alcohol-tobacco co-administration patterns...
  24. doi request reprint Energy drink co-administration is associated with increased reported alcohol ingestion
    Stephen R Price
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:331-3. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present research was to characterise patterns of ED and alcohol co-administration...
  25. doi request reprint The comorbidity of tobacco smoking and gambling: a review of the literature
    Daniel S McGrath
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:676-81. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Drug misuse and diversion in adults prescribed anxiolytics and sedatives
    Megan E McLarnon
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 31:262-72. 2011
    ..To identify patterns of misuse and diversion of anxiolytic and sedative drugs among a sample of adults prescribed these drugs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patterns of simultaneous polysubstance use in Canadian rave attendees
    Sean P Barrett
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1525-37. 2005
    ..Results indicated that respondents could reliably recall details about which drugs were used, the total doses administered, as well as order of drug administration...
  28. ncbi request reprint The hedonic response to cigarette smoking is proportional to dopamine release in the human striatum as measured by positron emission tomography and [11C]raclopride
    Sean P Barrett
    McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Synapse 54:65-71. 2004
    ..These results suggest that pleasurable drug experiences are associated with increased dopamine transmission in the dorsal striatum while unpleasant experiences may be related to decreased dopamine release in this region...
  29. doi request reprint The effect of snus on alcohol-related cigarette administration in dependent and non-dependent smokers
    Marcel P J Peloquin
    Dalhousie University, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Life Science Centre, 1355 Oxford Street, PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada Electronic address
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 114:97-102. 2013
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Heightened heart rate response to alcohol intoxication is associated with a reward-seeking personality profile
    Caroline Brunelle
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:394-401. 2004
    ..the association between a high HR response and various personality traits (hopelessness/introversion, anxiety sensitivity, impulsivity, and sensation-seeking) and (2). the relationship between these personality traits and stimulant use...
  31. ncbi request reprint A demonstration of intravenous nicotine self-administration in humans?
    Heather G Fulton
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:2042-3; author reply 2044. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy and drug consumption patterns: a Canadian rave population study
    Samantha R Gross
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, UK
    Can J Psychiatry 47:546-51. 2002
    ..This study investigates the drug consumption patterns of a sample of rave attendees in the city of Montreal, Quebec, and seeks to identify the prevalence of 3,4-methylendioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) and other drug use in this population...