Affiliation: University of Amsterdam
Country: The Netherlands
- Grey matter alterations associated with cannabis use: results of a VBM study in heavy cannabis users and healthy controlsJanna Cousijn
ADAPT lab, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Neuroimage 59:3845-51. 2012..Differential patterns of structural changes for various cannabis use levels imply that alterations in brain structure are associated with specific characteristics of cannabis use and dependence...
- Reaching out towards cannabis: approach-bias in heavy cannabis users predicts changes in cannabis useJanna Cousijn
ADAPT lab, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Addiction 106:1667-74. 2011....
- Approach-bias predicts development of cannabis problem severity in heavy cannabis users: results from a prospective FMRI studyJanna Cousijn
Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PLoS ONE 7:e42394. 2012..Moreover, the balance between cannabis approach and avoidance responses in the DLPFC and ACC may help identify individuals at-risk for cannabis use disorders and may be new targets for prevention and treatment...
- Neural responses associated with cue-reactivity in frequent cannabis usersJanna Cousijn
ADAPT lab, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Weesperplein 4, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Addict Biol 18:570-80. 2013..However, among frequent users, cue-reactivity seems to be primarily associated with problem severity, not with amount of cannabis use. These findings imply neural cue-reactivity as a tool in assessing problem severity of cannabis use...
- Implicit Associations and Explicit Expectancies toward Cannabis in Heavy Cannabis Users and ControlsEsther M Beraha
ADAPT lab, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Front Psychiatry 4:59. 2013..These findings indicate that, in contrast to other substances of abuse like alcohol and tobacco, the relationship between implicit associations and cannabis use appears to be weak in heavy cannabis users. ..
- Cannabis intoxication inhibits avoidance action tendencies: a field study in the Amsterdam coffee shopsJanna Cousijn
Addiction Development and Psychopathology ADAPT lab, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 229:167-76. 2013..How this bias is moderated by intention to use versus recent use remains unknown. Moreover, the relationship between approach bias and other motivational processes (satiation and craving) and executive functioning remains unclear...