S J Robbins

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use is associated with increased craving in outpatient cocaine abusers
    S J Robbins
    Department of Psychology, Beaver College, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038 3295, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 6:217-24. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing levels of cocaine cue reactivity in male and female outpatients
    S J Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 53:223-30. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Mood state and recent cocaine use are not associated with levels of cocaine cue reactivity
    S J Robbins
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:33-42. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Laboratory exposure to cocaine cues does not increase cocaine use by outpatient subjects
    R N Ehrman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 15:431-5. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of ritanserin pharmacotherapy for cocaine dependence
    J W Cornish
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6178, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:183-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparing self-reported cocaine use with repeated urine tests in outpatient cocaine abusers
    R N Ehrman
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 5:150-6. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Results of a baseline urine test predict levels of cocaine use during treatment
    R N Ehrman
    Department of Psychiatry, Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 62:1-7. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Conditioning factors in drug abuse: can they explain compulsion?
    C P O'Brien
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6178, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 12:15-22. 1998

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use is associated with increased craving in outpatient cocaine abusers
    S J Robbins
    Department of Psychology, Beaver College, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038 3295, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 6:217-24. 1998
    ..These results demonstrate a strong association between craving increases and naturally occurring cocaine use but do not allow a determination of whether craving caused cocaine use or cocaine use caused craving...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing levels of cocaine cue reactivity in male and female outpatients
    S J Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 53:223-30. 1999
    ..Levels of reactivity in females were comparable to the results of previous studies with all male samples. These results support the use of a constant set of cues in future treatment studies employing gender-balanced patient samples...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mood state and recent cocaine use are not associated with levels of cocaine cue reactivity
    S J Robbins
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:33-42. 2000
    ..However, negative mood states at the start of a session were associated with higher levels of self-reported craving, high, and withdrawal both before and after cue exposure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Laboratory exposure to cocaine cues does not increase cocaine use by outpatient subjects
    R N Ehrman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 15:431-5. 1998
    ..These results suggest that with proper clinical protections, cue exposure can be used as a treatment outcome measure and a behavioral intervention in outpatient settings without increasing the risk of drug use...
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of ritanserin pharmacotherapy for cocaine dependence
    J W Cornish
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6178, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:183-9. 2001
    ..These results fail to support the use of ritanserin as a complement to outpatient psychosocial therapy for cocaine dependence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparing self-reported cocaine use with repeated urine tests in outpatient cocaine abusers
    R N Ehrman
    Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 5:150-6. 1997
    ..However, self-reports cannot substitute for regular urine sampling...
  7. ncbi request reprint Results of a baseline urine test predict levels of cocaine use during treatment
    R N Ehrman
    Department of Psychiatry, Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 62:1-7. 2001
    ..Thus, a single pretreatment urine test represents a powerful predictor of subsequent cocaine use. The results suggest that future randomized trials stratify group assignment based on the results of a baseline urine test...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conditioning factors in drug abuse: can they explain compulsion?
    C P O'Brien
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6178, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 12:15-22. 1998
    ..We do not yet know the relative importance of learning in the overall phenomenon of relapse, and treatments based on conditioning principles are still under investigation...