Antonio Verdejo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Granada
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Alterations in the decision making processes linked to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex in drug-abusing patients]
    A Verdejo
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamiento Psicologia, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Espana
    Rev Neurol 38:601-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning in methadone maintenance patients versus abstinent heroin abusers
    Antonio Verdejo
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:283-8. 2005
  3. doi request reprint The role of interoception in addiction: a critical review
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience F Olóriz, University of Granada, Granada, Spain Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1857-69. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Self-regulation and treatment retention in cocaine dependent individuals: a longitudinal study
    A Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:142-8. 2012
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint [Alterations in the decision making processes linked to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex in drug-abusing patients]
    A Verdejo
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamiento Psicologia, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Espana
    Rev Neurol 38:601-6. 2004
    ..Several studies using the GT in substance abusers have showed the existence of decision making impairments in these patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning in methadone maintenance patients versus abstinent heroin abusers
    Antonio Verdejo
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:283-8. 2005
    ..Effect sizes for significant comparisons ranged from 0.67 to 1. These results seem to suggest that methadone consumption by itself induces significant cognitive impairments that could compromise drug-treatment outcomes in MMP...
  3. doi request reprint The role of interoception in addiction: a critical review
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience F Olóriz, University of Granada, Granada, Spain Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1857-69. 2012
    ..Clinical implications are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Self-regulation and treatment retention in cocaine dependent individuals: a longitudinal study
    A Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Universidad de Granada, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:142-8. 2012
    ..We aimed to explore the association between baseline executive functioning and treatment outcome in Therapeutic Communities (TCs)...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Neuropsychology of executive functions]
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Instituto de Neurociencias, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Psicothema 22:227-35. 2010
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  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction in substance dependent individuals during drug use and abstinence: an examination of the behavioral, cognitive and emotional correlates of addiction
    Antonio Verdejo-Garcia
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:405-15. 2006
    ..Cognitive, behavioral, and emotional measures were moderately correlated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impulsivity in cocaine and heroin polysubstance abusers
    Antonio J Verdejo-García
    Dept Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja, S N, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Addict Behav 32:950-66. 2007
    ..These deficits are prominent in different domains associated with cognitive impulsivity, including response inhibition and decision-making. The extent and nature of these deficits may depend on the principal substance of abuse...
  15. ncbi request reprint [The impact exerted by the severity of recreational drug abuse on the different components of the executive function]
    A Verdejo
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Rev Neurol 38:1109-16. 2004
    ..A number of neuropsychological studies have shown the relationship between severity of drug abuse and the executive functioning of substance abusers, along with its negative impact on treatment results...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of MDMA, cocaine, and cannabis use severity on distinctive components of the executive functions in polysubstance users: a multiple regression analysis
    Antonio J Verdejo-García
    Clinical Psychology Department, University of Granada, Spain
    Addict Behav 30:89-101. 2005
    ..Metabolic reorganization of monoamine frontal-subcortical pathways after drug exposure are proposed as possible explanations for these impairments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of executive impairments on maladaptive explanatory styles in substance abusers: clinical implications
    Antonio Verdejo García
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Facultad de Psicología Universidad de Granada, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071, Granada, Spain
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:67-80. 2005
    ..These results are partially congruent with the learned helplessness model and particularly relevant for the clinical management of substance abusers and the success on the treatment and rehabilitation of these subjects...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  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 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...
  23. 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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  24. 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
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  25. 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...
  26. 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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  27. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for the scientific and professional development of forensic neuropsychology]
    A Verdejo
    Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluacion y Tratamiento Psicologico, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    Rev Neurol 39:60-73. 2004
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  28. 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...