T Schilt

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Specific effects of ecstasy and other illicit drugs on cognition in poly-substance users
    T Schilt
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 38:1309-17. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The effect of Ecstasy on memory is moderated by a functional polymorphism in the cathechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene
    Thelma Schilt
    Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, 1070 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 19:116-24. 2009
  3. pmc Decision making as a predictor of first ecstasy use: a prospective study
    Thelma Schilt
    Department of Psychiatry PB 0 429, Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 75867, 1070 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:519-27. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognition in novice ecstasy users with minimal exposure to other drugs: a prospective cohort study
    Thelma Schilt
    Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:728-36. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Memory function and serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism in ecstasy (MDMA) users
    Liesbeth Reneman
    Graduate School of Neurosciences, Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 20:389-99. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Long-term neuropsychological effects of ecstasy in middle-aged ecstasy/polydrug users
    Thelma Schilt
    Department of Psychonomics, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 207:583-91. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Neurotoxic effects of ecstasy on the thalamus
    Maartje M L de Win
    Department of Radiology, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 193:289-96. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Sustained effects of ecstasy on the human brain: a prospective neuroimaging study in novel users
    Maartje M L de Win
    Department of Radiology, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:2936-45. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy use and self-reported depression, impulsivity, and sensation seeking: a prospective cohort study
    Maartje M L de Win
    Department of Radiology, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 20:226-35. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The Netherlands XTC Toxicity (NeXT) study: objectives and methods of a study investigating causality, course, and clinical relevance
    Maartje M L de Win
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:167-85. 2005

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Specific effects of ecstasy and other illicit drugs on cognition in poly-substance users
    T Schilt
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 38:1309-17. 2008
    ..Subjects were assessed with neuropsychological tests measuring attention, working memory, verbal and visuospatial memory, and visuospatial ability...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of Ecstasy on memory is moderated by a functional polymorphism in the cathechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene
    Thelma Schilt
    Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, 1070 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 19:116-24. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that the COMT gene moderates the negative effect of Ecstasy on memory, but also other drug use seems to play a role...
  3. pmc Decision making as a predictor of first ecstasy use: a prospective study
    Thelma Schilt
    Department of Psychiatry PB 0 429, Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 75867, 1070 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:519-27. 2009
    ..Few studies investigated predictors for ecstasy use. Self-reported impulsivity does not predict the initiation of ecstasy use; the question is if neuropsychological indicators of impulsivity can predict first ecstasy use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognition in novice ecstasy users with minimal exposure to other drugs: a prospective cohort study
    Thelma Schilt
    Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:728-36. 2007
    ..However, owing to the cross-sectional and retrospective nature of currently available studies, questions remain regarding the causal direction and clinical relevance of these findings...
  5. ncbi request reprint Memory function and serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism in ecstasy (MDMA) users
    Liesbeth Reneman
    Graduate School of Neurosciences, Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 20:389-99. 2006
    ..No effect of 5-HTTLPR or gender on memory function or MDMA use was observed...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term neuropsychological effects of ecstasy in middle-aged ecstasy/polydrug users
    Thelma Schilt
    Department of Psychonomics, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 207:583-91. 2010
    ..Little is known about ecstasy effects later in life, when serotonin levels and cognition decrease as a consequence of normal ageing...
  7. doi request reprint Neurotoxic effects of ecstasy on the thalamus
    Maartje M L de Win
    Department of Radiology, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 193:289-96. 2008
    ..Neurotoxic effects of ecstasy have been reported, although it remains unclear whether effects can be attributed to ecstasy, other recreational drugs or a combination of these...
  8. doi request reprint Sustained effects of ecstasy on the human brain: a prospective neuroimaging study in novel users
    Maartje M L de Win
    Department of Radiology, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:2936-45. 2008
    ..Although we do not know yet whether these effects are reversible or not, we cannot exclude that ecstasy even in low doses is neurotoxic to the brain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy use and self-reported depression, impulsivity, and sensation seeking: a prospective cohort study
    Maartje M L de Win
    Department of Radiology, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 20:226-35. 2006
    ..However, low level ecstasy use may increase (certain aspects of) sensation seeking...
  10. ncbi request reprint The Netherlands XTC Toxicity (NeXT) study: objectives and methods of a study investigating causality, course, and clinical relevance
    Maartje M L de Win
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:167-85. 2005
    ..The combined results will lead to conclusions that can be used in prevention messages, clinical decision making, and the development of an (inter)national ecstasy policy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cognitive brain function in ecstasy users and contributions of other drugs of abuse: results from an FMRI study
    Gerry Jager
    Department of Neurosurgery, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:247-58. 2008
    ..This could be related to the different neurotransmitter systems these drugs predominantly act upon, that is, serotonin (ecstasy) vs dopamine (amphetamine) systems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incidental use of ecstasy: no evidence for harmful effects on cognitive brain function in a prospective fMRI study
    Gerry Jager
    Department of Neurosurgery, A 01 126, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 193:403-14. 2007
    ..There is concern that even a single dose of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine may be neurotoxic, but very little is known about the consequences of a low dose of ecstasy for cognitive brain function...