Antonio Verdejo-Garcia

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Affiliation: Hospital del Mar
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ecological assessment of executive functions in substance dependent individuals
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Institute of Neurosciences F Oloriz, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:48-55. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Executive function and decision-making in women with fibromyalgia
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Pharmacology Research Unit, Institut Municipal dInvestigació Mèdica, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 24:113-22. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Impulsivity as a vulnerability marker for substance-use disorders: review of findings from high-risk research, problem gamblers and genetic association studies
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Pharmacology Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:777-810. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Negative emotion-driven impulsivity predicts substance dependence problems
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Parc de Recerca Biomedica de Barcelona, Dr Aiguader 88, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:213-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Neuroimaging and drug addiction: neuroanatomical correlates of cocaine, opiates, cannabis and ecstasy abuse]
    A Verdejo-Garcia
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Espana
    Rev Neurol 44:432-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Profile of executive deficits in cocaine and heroin polysubstance users: common and differential effects on separate executive components
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071, Granada, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:517-30. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Impact of severity of drug use on discrete emotions recognition in polysubstance abusers
    María José Fernández-Serrano
    Dept Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:57-64. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of executive dysfunction in cocaine, heroin and alcohol users enrolled in therapeutic communities
    María José Fernández-Serrano
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja, S N, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Eur J Pharmacol 626:104-12. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Bright and dark sides of impulsivity: performance of women with high and low trait impulsivity on neuropsychological tasks
    Jose C Perales
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 31:927-44. 2009
  10. pmc Brain structural correlates of reward sensitivity and impulsivity in adolescents with normal and excess weight
    Laura Moreno-López
    Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e49185. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Ecological assessment of executive functions in substance dependent individuals
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Institute of Neurosciences F Oloriz, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:48-55. 2007
    ..Conversely, we found no differences between groups on the WCST. Furthermore, the BADS (but not the WCST) predicted everyday problems related to apathy, disinhibition, and executive dysfunction...
  2. doi request reprint Executive function and decision-making in women with fibromyalgia
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Pharmacology Research Unit, Institut Municipal dInvestigació Mèdica, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 24:113-22. 2009
    ..Personality variables were very mildly associated with cognitive performance in FM women...
  3. doi request reprint Impulsivity as a vulnerability marker for substance-use disorders: review of findings from high-risk research, problem gamblers and genetic association studies
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Pharmacology Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:777-810. 2008
    ..Within each of these three lines of enquiry, there is accumulating evidence that impulsivity is a pre-existing vulnerability marker for SUDs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Negative emotion-driven impulsivity predicts substance dependence problems
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Parc de Recerca Biomedica de Barcelona, Dr Aiguader 88, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:213-9. 2007
    ..Thus, our results could have important implications for novel treatment approaches for substance dependence focused on emotional regulation...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Neuroimaging and drug addiction: neuroanatomical correlates of cocaine, opiates, cannabis and ecstasy abuse]
    A Verdejo-Garcia
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Espana
    Rev Neurol 44:432-9. 2007
    ..AIM. To discuss the evidence available regarding the existence of alterations in the brains of consumers of the most prevalent drugs of abuse in western societies, that is, cocaine, opiates, ecstasy and cannabis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Profile of executive deficits in cocaine and heroin polysubstance users: common and differential effects on separate executive components
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071, Granada, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:517-30. 2007
    ..Additionally, we contrasted performance of polysubstance users with preference for cocaine vs heroin and controls to explore possible differential effects of the main substance abused on executive impairment...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of severity of drug use on discrete emotions recognition in polysubstance abusers
    María José Fernández-Serrano
    Dept Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:57-64. 2010
    ..Severity of cocaine use also significantly predicted overall recognition accuracy...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of executive dysfunction in cocaine, heroin and alcohol users enrolled in therapeutic communities
    María José Fernández-Serrano
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja, S N, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Eur J Pharmacol 626:104-12. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Bright and dark sides of impulsivity: performance of women with high and low trait impulsivity on neuropsychological tasks
    Jose C Perales
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 31:927-44. 2009
    ..These findings temper the assumption that impulsivity is the core cause of dysfunctional risky and/or impulsive behavior in psychopathological or neuropsychological profiles...
  10. pmc Brain structural correlates of reward sensitivity and impulsivity in adolescents with normal and excess weight
    Laura Moreno-López
    Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e49185. 2012
    ..Here we aimed to investigate regional brain anatomy in adolescents with excess weight vs. lean controls. We also aimed to contrast the associations between brain structure and personality and cognitive measures in both groups...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of impulsivity and working memory in cocaine addiction and pathological gambling: Implications for cocaine-induced neurotoxicity
    Natalia Albein-Urios
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:1-6. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Effects of a multicomponent behavioral intervention on impulsivity and cognitive deficits in adolescents with excess weight
    Elena Delgado-Rico
    Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Behav Pharmacol 23:609-15. 2012
    ..g. increases in attention procurement or motivation)...
  13. doi request reprint BMI predicts emotion-driven impulsivity and cognitive inflexibility in adolescents with excess weight
    Elena Delgado-Rico
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1604-10. 2012
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  14. pmc The influence of genetic and environmental factors among MDMA users in cognitive performance
    Elisabet Cuyàs
    Human Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences Research Group, Neurosciences Research Program, IMIM Hospital del Mar Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e27206. 2011
    ..Both MDMA lifetime use and gene-related individual differences influence cognitive dysfunction in ecstasy users...
  15. ncbi request reprint Altered adaptive but not veridical decision-making in substance dependent individuals
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:90-9. 2006
    ..Both tasks were only correlated when no impaired participants were selected. Results indicate that SA show abnormal decision-making performance in unstructured situations, but not in veridical situations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Experience of emotions in substance abusers exposed to images containing neutral, positive, and negative affective stimuli
    Francisco Aguilar de Arcos
    Cortijo Buenos Aires, Junta de Andalucía El Fargue, Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:159-67. 2005
    ..These results suggest the experience of emotions may be significantly altered in substance abusers, and that these alterations may play an important role in drug abuse treatment course and results...
  17. doi request reprint Negative mood induction normalizes decision making in male cocaine dependent individuals
    María José Fernández-Serrano
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja, S N, 18071, Granada, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 217:331-9. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Impulsivity and executive functions in polysubstance-using rave attenders
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 210:377-92. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a comprehensive assessment of different aspects of impulsivity and executive functions in a sample of polysubstance-using rave attenders...
  19. doi request reprint Neuropsychological consequences of alcohol and drug abuse on different components of executive functions
    María José Fernández-Serrano
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja, S N, 18071 Granada, Spain
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1317-32. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications and methodological challenges in the study of the neuropsychological correlates of cannabis, stimulant, and opioid abuse
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Neuropsychol Rev 14:1-41. 2004
    ..We also highlight the convenience of intervening in those functions most relevant to the abusers' persistence in consumption and risk of relapse...
  21. ncbi request reprint Strategic self-regulation, decision-making and emotion processing in poly-substance abusers in their first year of abstinence
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, University of Granada, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 86:139-46. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the evaluation of emotion, self-regulation and decision-making contributes greatly to the characterization of the persistent deficits exhibited by ISD during prolonged abstinence...
  22. doi request reprint Ecological validity of the Multiple Errands Test using predictive models of dysexecutive problems in everyday life
    Gustavo Cuberos-Urbano
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:329-36. 2013
    ..The main performance indices from the MET were able to significantly predict severity of everyday life executive problems, with different indices predicting particular manifestations of different components of executive functions...
  23. pmc Neural correlates of the severity of cocaine, heroin, alcohol, MDMA and cannabis use in polysubstance abusers: a resting-PET brain metabolism study
    Laura Moreno-López
    Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e39830. 2012
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  24. doi request reprint Substance abusers' self-awareness of the neurobehavioral consequences of addiction
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Depto Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Psychiatry Res 158:172-80. 2008
    ..Severity of alcohol and cocaine abuse significantly predicted poorer self-awareness during drug abuse, but not during abstinence. These results may have important implications for prevention and treatment strategies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Differential impact of severity of drug use on frontal behavioral symptoms
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Addict Behav 31:1373-82. 2006
    ..These clinical symptoms should be specifically addressed during rehabilitation...
  26. pmc The differential relationship between cocaine use and marijuana use on decision-making performance over repeat testing with the Iowa Gambling Task
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Pharmacology Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:2-11. 2007
    ..Differential correlates of cocaine use and MJ use on decision-making learning may have important implications for the development of novel treatment interventions...
  27. doi request reprint Moral decision-making in polysubstance dependent individuals
    Martina Carmona-Perera
    Department of Personality, Assessment and Psychological Treatment, School of Psychology, University of Granada, Campus de Cartuja, S N, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:389-92. 2012
    ..Addiction is associated with core deficits in both cognitive and emotional processing, which may jointly lead to utilitarian biases in moral decision-making...
  28. doi request reprint What are the specific vs. generalized effects of drugs of abuse on neuropsychological performance?
    María José Fernández-Serrano
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja, S N, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:377-406. 2011
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  29. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of a Spanish version of the UPPS-P impulsive behavior scale: reliability, validity and association with trait and cognitive impulsivity
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Pers Assess 92:70-7. 2010
    ..We conclude that the Spanish adaptation of the UPPS-P scale is a useful instrument for fine-grained assessment of impulsivity in Spanish-speaking adult population...
  30. doi request reprint The influence of 5-HTT and COMT genotypes on verbal fluency in ecstasy users
    Ana B Fagundo
    Human Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences Research Group Neuropsychopharmacology Program, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1381-93. 2010
    ..The verbal fluency deficit in ecstasy users may be attributable to a disruption of frontal-striatal circuits directly related with the serotonin function as well as a depletion of lexical-semantic stores mediated by temporal structures...
  31. doi request reprint Preliminary validation of the Spanish version of the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale (FrSBe) using Rasch analysis
    Alfonso Caracuel
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Brain Inj 26:844-52. 2012
    ..To explore the construct validity of the Spanish version of the Frontal Systems Behavioral Scale (FrSBe) using Rasch modelling...
  32. doi request reprint Selective alterations within executive functions in adolescents with excess weight
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1572-8. 2010
    ..Moreover, regression models showed a significant association between BMI and flexibility performance. These results are indicative of selective alterations of particular components of executive functions in overweight adolescents...
  33. doi request reprint Auditory event-related potentials (P3) and cognitive performance in recreational ecstasy polydrug users: evidence from a 12-month longitudinal study
    Susana de Sola
    Behavioral Neurology and Dementia Section, Neurology Department, Hospital del Mar, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Passeig Maritim, 25 29, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 200:425-37. 2008
    ..In humans, long-term recreational use of ecstasy has been mainly associated with memory impairment...
  34. pmc A somatic marker theory of addiction
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, Universidad de Granada, Spain
    Neuropharmacology 56:48-62. 2009
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  35. doi request reprint Dysregulation of emotional response in current and abstinent heroin users: negative heightening and positive blunting
    Francisco Aguilar de Arcos
    Dept Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 198:159-66. 2008
    ..In this paper, we will assess the subjective response of current and abstinent heroin users exposed to emotionally competent positive and negative stimuli...
  36. doi request reprint Frontal systems related symptoms in cocaine dependent patients with comorbid personality disorders
    Natalia Albein-Urios
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 228:367-73. 2013
    ..The co-occurrence of cocaine dependence and personality disorders may contribute to frontal systems-related behavioral symptoms in cocaine users...
  37. ncbi request reprint Detection of malingering in a Spanish population using three specific malingering tests
    Raquel Vilar-Lopez
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Universitario, Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:379-88. 2007
    ..These tests appeared to function adequately in this Spanish population, who showed similar performances to results published for North Americans...
  38. doi request reprint Decreased insular and increased midbrain activations during decision-making under risk in adolescents with excess weight
    Elena Delgado-Rico
    Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1662-8. 2013
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint [Clinical neuropsychology in perspective: future challenges based on current developments]
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Espana
    Rev Neurol 54:180-6. 2012
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  40. ncbi request reprint [Neuropsychology of executive functions]
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Instituto de Neurociencias, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Psicothema 22:227-35. 2010
    ....