M N Verbaten

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Affiliation: Utrecht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Deterioration of executive functioning in chronic ecstasy users; evidence for multiple drugs effects
    M N Verbaten
    Section Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 3:129-38. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Chronic effects of low to moderate alcohol consumption on structural and functional properties of the brain: beneficial or not?
    Marinus N Verbaten
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Science Faculty, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:199-205. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Methylphenidate significantly improves driving performance of adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a randomized crossover trial
    Joris C Verster
    Section Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 22:230-7. 2008
  4. pmc Methylphenidate significantly improves declarative memory functioning of adults with ADHD
    Joris C Verster
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:277-81. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Residual effects of middle-of-the-night administration of zaleplon and zolpidem on driving ability, memory functions, and psychomotor performance
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:576-83. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Disentangling deficits in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Evelijne M Bekker
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1129-36. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Dose-related effect of methylphenidate on stopping and changing in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Marijn Lijffijt
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Sorbonnelaan 16, 3584 CA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Psychiatry 21:544-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute and subchronic effects of levocetirizine and diphenhydramine on memory functioning, psychomotor performance, and mood
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:623-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A meta-analytic review of stopping performance in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: deficient inhibitory motor control?
    Marijn Lijffijt
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:216-22. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Modulating sensorimotor gating in healthy volunteers: the effects of desipramine and haloperidol
    Bob Oranje
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rudolf Magnus Institute for Neurosciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 127:195-205. 2004

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Deterioration of executive functioning in chronic ecstasy users; evidence for multiple drugs effects
    M N Verbaten
    Section Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 3:129-38. 2010
    ..However, also for these drugs no indications were found for a dose-response relationship with executive functioning...
  2. doi request reprint Chronic effects of low to moderate alcohol consumption on structural and functional properties of the brain: beneficial or not?
    Marinus N Verbaten
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Science Faculty, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:199-205. 2009
    ..Some studies suggest that the effects of low to moderate drinking (about 1-3 standard glasses of alcohol per day) on the brain and cognitive performance are positive. In the present study this hypothesis is investigated...
  3. doi request reprint Methylphenidate significantly improves driving performance of adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a randomized crossover trial
    Joris C Verster
    Section Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 22:230-7. 2008
    ..05 km/h, 95% CI = -0.4 to 0.2, P = 0.70). Among adults with ADHD, with a history of a positive clinical response to methylphenidate, methylphenidate significantly improves driving performance...
  4. pmc Methylphenidate significantly improves declarative memory functioning of adults with ADHD
    Joris C Verster
    Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:277-81. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of methylphenidate on memory functioning of adults with ADHD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Residual effects of middle-of-the-night administration of zaleplon and zolpidem on driving ability, memory functions, and psychomotor performance
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:576-83. 2002
    ..The results show that zaleplon (10 and 20 mg) is a safe hypnotic devoid of next-morning residual impairment when used in the middle of the night...
  6. ncbi request reprint Disentangling deficits in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Evelijne M Bekker
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1129-36. 2005
    ..Impaired stopping has been claimed to support the inhibition hypothesis. However, executive functions such as inhibition and attention are hard to disentangle...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dose-related effect of methylphenidate on stopping and changing in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Marijn Lijffijt
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Sorbonnelaan 16, 3584 CA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Psychiatry 21:544-7. 2006
    ..The effect of methylphenidate (MPH) on inhibitory control as assessed by the stop task in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could be influenced by task difficulty and may be mediated by attention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute and subchronic effects of levocetirizine and diphenhydramine on memory functioning, psychomotor performance, and mood
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:623-7. 2003
    ..These effects might interfere with memory functioning and psychomotor performance. Levocetirizine was recently introduced as a new antihistamine said to be free from sedative effects...
  9. ncbi request reprint A meta-analytic review of stopping performance in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: deficient inhibitory motor control?
    Marijn Lijffijt
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:216-22. 2005
    ..Deficient inhibitory motor control may be less crucial in children than in adults with ADHD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Modulating sensorimotor gating in healthy volunteers: the effects of desipramine and haloperidol
    Bob Oranje
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rudolf Magnus Institute for Neurosciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 127:195-205. 2004
    ..Since no effects on habituation were found, this suggests that neither enhanced noradrenergic nor decreased dopaminergic activity is involved in this process...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic alcohol consumption in a visual attention task and an auditory oddball task: an event-related potential study
    Suzanne Bijl
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:2029-38. 2005
    ..In alcohol-dependent individuals changes in brain functioning, as measured with Event Related Potentials (ERP) have been reported...
  12. ncbi request reprint Driving ability after acute and sub-chronic administration of levocetirizine and diphenhydramine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, PO Box 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 169:84-90. 2003
    ..Sedation following antihistamine use poses a danger to ambulant patients involved in daily activities such as driving...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of alprazolam on driving ability, memory functioning and psychomotor performance: a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, University of, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:260-9. 2002
    ..4, p <.0001). Furthermore, alprazolam significantly impaired performance on the laboratory tests. In conclusion, alprazolam users must be warned not to drive an automobile or operate potentially dangerous machinery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Moderate-to-heavy alcohol intake is associated with differences in synchronization of brain activity during rest and mental rehearsal
    Eveline A de Bruin
    Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Psychophysiol 60:304-14. 2006
    ..As individuals with a personal or family history of alcohol dependence were excluded, the confounding effects of genetic factors related to alcohol dependence on synchronization of brain activity were minimized...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic drinking on verb generation: an event related potential study
    Suzanne Bijl
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:157-66. 2007
    ..Moderate to excessive drinking alters some but not all brain processes involved in verb generation. In particular the frontal and temporal brain areas appear to be vulnerable for the effects of chronic lifetime drinking...
  16. ncbi request reprint Focal brain matter differences associated with lifetime alcohol intake and visual attention in male but not in female non-alcohol-dependent drinkers
    Eveline A de Bruin
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 26:536-45. 2005
    ..As the confounding effects of genetic factors were reduced, the present results may selectively relate to the effects of alcohol intake on focal brain matter...
  17. ncbi request reprint Associations between alcohol intake and brain volumes in male and female moderate drinkers
    Eveline A de Bruin
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:656-63. 2005
    ..The authors investigated whether current or lifetime alcohol intake is related to volumes of total brain, cerebellum, ventricles, peripheral cerebrospinal fluid, and cerebral gray and white matter in moderate drinkers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chronic effects of social drinking in a card-sorting task: an event related potential study
    Suzanne Bijl
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:376-85. 2005
    ..The present study used a computer-adapted version of the WCST to assess the effects of chronic alcohol consumption on the brain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Source analysis of the N2 in a cued Go/NoGo task
    Evelijne M Bekker
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 22:221-31. 2005
    ..The source models of the NoGo-N2 consistently indicated bilateral dipole pairs in medial frontal regions. This is in accordance with a generator in the anterior cingulate cortex...
  20. ncbi request reprint The pure electrophysiology of stopping
    Evelijne M Bekker
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Sorbonnelaan 16, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Psychophysiol 55:191-8. 2005
    ..Finally, the parietal P3 tended to peak earlier for successful than for failed stops. This is in line with the Horse Race Model, which states that faster stop-processes have a higher chance of winning the race against the go-process...
  21. ncbi request reprint Abnormal EEG synchronisation in heavily drinking students
    Eveline A de Bruin
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Sorbonnelaan 16, NL 3584 CA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2048-55. 2004
    ..We investigated whether heavily drinking students, although drinking for a shorter period than alcoholics, already show differences in functional connectivity compared to light-drinking controls...
  22. ncbi request reprint Processing capacity in children and adolescents with pervasive developmental disorders
    Marco R Hoeksma
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:341-54. 2004
    ..The results suggest that autistic subjects show abnormal capacity allocation. Some of these abnormalities may dissolve over time, while others remain into adolescence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Specific memory deficits in ecstasy users? The results of a meta-analysis
    Marinus N Verbaten
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Studies, Department of Psychopharmacology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Psychopharmacol 18:281-90. 2003
    ..This suggests that ecstasy use does not decrease LTM, but the number of studies on which this conclusion is based was very low...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inhibition in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a psychophysiological study of the stop task
    Carin C E Overtoom
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Psychopharmacology, Rudolf Magnus Institute for Neurosciences, Utrecht University, P O BOX 80082, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 51:668-76. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate and identify abnormal brain activity, as revealed by event-related potentials (ERPs) concurring with deficient inhibitory control in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...