Reuven Dar

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi Do smokers self-administer pure nicotine? A review of the evidence
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, 69978 Tel Aviv
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:18-26. 2004
  2. ncbi Reevaluating the nicotine delivery kinetics hypothesis
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 192:1-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Craving to smoke in orthodox Jewish smokers who abstain on the Sabbath: a comparison to a baseline and a forced abstinence workday
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 183:294-9. 2005
  4. pmc Can one puff really make an adolescent addicted to nicotine? A critical review of the literature
    Reuven Dar
    Tel Aviv University, P, O, Box 39040, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Harm Reduct J 7:28. 2010
  5. ncbi Elucidating the mechanism of uncertainty and doubt in obsessive-compulsive checkers
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:153-63. 2004
  6. ncbi Euphoriant effects of nicotine in smokers: fact or artifact?
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 191:203-10. 2007
  7. doi The craving to smoke in flight attendants: relations with smoking deprivation, anticipation of smoking, and actual smoking
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:248-53. 2010
  8. pmc Hooked on the nicotine addiction thesis: a response to DiFranza
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Harm Reduct J 10:31. 2013
  9. ncbi Assigned versus perceived placebo effects in nicotine replacement therapy for smoking reduction in Swiss smokers
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:350-3. 2005
  10. pmc If the data contradict the theory, throw out the data: Nicotine addiction in the 2010 report of the Surgeon General
    Hanan Frenk
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Harm Reduct J 8:12. 2011

Collaborators

  • Nira Liberman
  • Jean Francois Etter
  • Nachshon Meiran
  • Hanan Frenk
  • Haggai Hermesh
  • Amit Lazarov
  • Orna Reuven-Magril
  • Assaf Soref
  • Oren Kaplan
  • Yuval Oded
  • Galit Argov
  • Lirona Rosenthal
  • Mendel Fux
  • R E Lubow
  • Shai Konas
  • Ruth Gross-Isseroff
  • Roni Shiloh
  • Sofi Marom
  • Abraham Weizman

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Do smokers self-administer pure nicotine? A review of the evidence
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, 69978 Tel Aviv
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:18-26. 2004
    ..A principal argument in support of the presumed reinforcing properties of nicotine is that smokers self-administer pure nicotine. However, the evidence for nicotine self-administration in smokers has not been critically examined...
  2. ncbi Reevaluating the nicotine delivery kinetics hypothesis
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 192:1-7. 2007
    ..According to the nicotine delivery kinetics hypothesis, smoked nicotine reaches the brain in 5-10 s in high concentrations, which provide reinforcing "hits" of nicotine to the brain...
  3. ncbi Craving to smoke in orthodox Jewish smokers who abstain on the Sabbath: a comparison to a baseline and a forced abstinence workday
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 183:294-9. 2005
    ..As orthodox Jews must refrain from smoking during the Sabbath, examining their craving levels during this habitual abstinence may be informative in separating smoking deprivation from other determinants of craving and withdrawal...
  4. pmc Can one puff really make an adolescent addicted to nicotine? A critical review of the literature
    Reuven Dar
    Tel Aviv University, P, O, Box 39040, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Harm Reduct J 7:28. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi Elucidating the mechanism of uncertainty and doubt in obsessive-compulsive checkers
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:153-63. 2004
    ..The third study found that when the same questions were repeated three times, the confidence of OC checkers progressively decreased, while that of the NA participants progressively increased...
  6. ncbi Euphoriant effects of nicotine in smokers: fact or artifact?
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 191:203-10. 2007
    ..However, the assumption that these sensations are pleasurable was not tested and may have biased the results...
  7. doi The craving to smoke in flight attendants: relations with smoking deprivation, anticipation of smoking, and actual smoking
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:248-53. 2010
    ..The results provide additional evidence for the role of psychological factors in determining the craving to smoke in a naturalistic setting...
  8. pmc Hooked on the nicotine addiction thesis: a response to DiFranza
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Harm Reduct J 10:31. 2013
    ..In this brief commentary we illustrate how the commitment to the nicotine "addiction" theory has biased the methodology and the interpretation of the data in "Hooked on Nicotine" research program. ..
  9. ncbi Assigned versus perceived placebo effects in nicotine replacement therapy for smoking reduction in Swiss smokers
    Reuven Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:350-3. 2005
    ..Regardless of actual treatment, smokers who believed they had received nicotine had significantly better outcome than those who believed they had received placebo...
  10. pmc If the data contradict the theory, throw out the data: Nicotine addiction in the 2010 report of the Surgeon General
    Hanan Frenk
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Harm Reduct J 8:12. 2011
    ..As a result, the present SG's chapter on nicotine addiction, which purportedly "documents how nicotine compares with heroin and cocaine in its hold on users and its effects on the brain," is remarkably biased and misleading...
  11. doi Obsessive-compulsive tendencies are associated with a focused information processing strategy
    Assaf Soref
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Behav Res Ther 46:1295-9. 2008
    ..Implications of these results to the cognitive theory and therapy of OCD are discussed...
  12. doi Are obsessive-compulsive tendencies related to reliance on external proxies for internal states? Evidence from biofeedback-aided relaxation studies
    Amit Lazarov
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Behav Res Ther 48:516-23. 2010
    ..Implications for the understanding of OCD-related rules and rituals as well as for cognitive therapy for OCD are discussed...
  13. doi Illusion of control and behavioral control attempts in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Orna Reuven-Magril
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:334-41. 2008
    ....
  14. ncbi Nicotine may reinforce intravenous drug-taking behavior in drug users: a comment on Harvey et al. (2004)
    Reuven Dar
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 179:516-7; author reply 518-9. 2005
  15. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive disorder patients display enhanced latent inhibition on a visual search task
    Oren Kaplan
    The College of Management, Rishon Le Zion, Israel
    Behav Res Ther 44:1137-45. 2006
    ..The contrasting LI effects in schizophrenia and OCD are discussed in terms of how these groups differentially process relevant and irrelevant stimuli, and how that outcome affects subsequent behavior...
  16. ncbi Musical hallucinations: prevalence in psychotic and nonpsychotic outpatients
    Haggai Hermesh
    Outpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tiqva 49100, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:191-7. 2004
    ..However, an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) assessment tool refers to musical hallucinations and our preliminary study showed that about one third of OCD patients experienced musical hallucinations...
  17. ncbi Reward potentiation or behavioral activation? A comment on Donny et al
    Hanan Frenk
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:472-3; author reply 474-6. 2004