N Ballon

Summary

Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi Excess of psychoses among the French West Indian population
    Nicolas Ballon
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Fort de France, Martinique
    Can J Psychiatry 49:335-8. 2004
  2. ncbi (AAT)n repeat in the cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1): association with cocaine addiction in an African-Caribbean population
    N Ballon
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Fort de France, Fort de France, Martinique, French West Indies
    Pharmacogenomics J 6:126-30. 2006
  3. ncbi Polymorphisms TaqI A of the DRD2, BalI of the DRD3, exon III repeat of the DRD4, and 3' UTR VNTR of the DAT: association with childhood ADHD in male African-Caribbean cocaine dependents?
    Nicolas Ballon
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Fort de France, Fort de France, Martinique, French West Indies
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:1034-41. 2007
  4. doi Characteristics of a French African Caribbean epidemiological psychiatric sample with a history of suicide attempt
    Frederic Slama
    Secteur Nord Atlantique, Hôspital Colson, Fort de France, Martinique
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:720-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi Excess of psychoses among the French West Indian population
    Nicolas Ballon
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Fort de France, Martinique
    Can J Psychiatry 49:335-8. 2004
    ..To investigate and compare the prevalence of psychoses in the French West Indies (FWI) and in continental France...
  2. ncbi (AAT)n repeat in the cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1): association with cocaine addiction in an African-Caribbean population
    N Ballon
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Fort de France, Fort de France, Martinique, French West Indies
    Pharmacogenomics J 6:126-30. 2006
    ..3 and 26.7 vs 5.7%) (P < 10(-4)). Our results support that the (AAT)n polymorphism nearby the CNR1 gene could be associated with predisposition to cocaine dependency...
  3. ncbi Polymorphisms TaqI A of the DRD2, BalI of the DRD3, exon III repeat of the DRD4, and 3' UTR VNTR of the DAT: association with childhood ADHD in male African-Caribbean cocaine dependents?
    Nicolas Ballon
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Fort de France, Fort de France, Martinique, French West Indies
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:1034-41. 2007
    ..Therefore, our results suggest that the clinical dimensions of childhood ADHD and of impulsivity could be taken into account to homogenize the samples of patients in cocaine association studies...
  4. doi Characteristics of a French African Caribbean epidemiological psychiatric sample with a history of suicide attempt
    Frederic Slama
    Secteur Nord Atlantique, Hôspital Colson, Fort de France, Martinique
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:720-7. 2008
    ..Presence of professional qualifications, children, poor social contacts, treatment with benzodiazepine at inclusion, and poor treatment compliance were all associated with a lifetime history of suicide attempts...