M R Munafò

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improving the reliability and reporting of genetic association studies
    Marcus R Munafo
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies and School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TU, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:411-3. 2013
  2. pmc Slimming World in Stop Smoking Services (SWISSS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Deborah Lycett
    Department of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences RC131, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    Trials 14:182. 2013
  3. pmc Effects of emotion recognition training on mood among individuals with high levels of depressive symptoms: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Sally Adams
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Trials 14:161. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Lack of association of OPRM1 genotype and smoking cessation
    Marcus R Munafo
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:739-44. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Association between nicotinic acetylcholine receptor single nucleotide polymorphisms and smoking cessation
    Timothy Spruell
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:993-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effects of emotion perception training on mood in undergraduate students: randomised controlled trial
    Ian S Penton-Voak
    School of Experimental Psychology, 12a Priory Road, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 201:71-2. 2012
  7. pmc Association between genetic variants on chromosome 15q25 locus and objective measures of tobacco exposure
    Marcus R Munafo
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Rd, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:740-8. 2012
  8. pmc Trial Protocol: Using genotype to tailor prescribing of nicotine replacement therapy: a randomised controlled trial assessing impact of communication upon adherence
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:680. 2010
  9. pmc Association of the DRD2 gene Taq1A polymorphism and smoking behavior: a meta-analysis and new data
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:64-76. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Smoking patterns during pregnancy and postnatal period and depressive symptoms
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TU
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1609-20. 2008

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. doi request reprint Improving the reliability and reporting of genetic association studies
    Marcus R Munafo
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies and School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TU, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:411-3. 2013
    ..We strongly encourage authors considering submitting a genetic association study to the journal to follow these guidelines. ..
  2. pmc Slimming World in Stop Smoking Services (SWISSS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Deborah Lycett
    Department of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences RC131, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    Trials 14:182. 2013
    ..Our objective is to determine whether attending Slimming World from quit date, through referral from NHS Stop Smoking Services, is more effective than usual care at preventing cessation-related weight gain...
  3. pmc Effects of emotion recognition training on mood among individuals with high levels of depressive symptoms: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Sally Adams
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Trials 14:161. 2013
    ..Here we report the protocol of a randomised controlled trial of the effects of emotion recognition training on mood in a sample of individuals with depressive symptoms over a 6-week follow-up period...
  4. doi request reprint Lack of association of OPRM1 genotype and smoking cessation
    Marcus R Munafo
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:739-44. 2013
    ..We examined whether a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the OPRM1 gene is associated with cessation and whether this variant moderates the effects of higher doses of NRT on abstinence...
  5. doi request reprint Association between nicotinic acetylcholine receptor single nucleotide polymorphisms and smoking cessation
    Timothy Spruell
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:993-7. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Effects of emotion perception training on mood in undergraduate students: randomised controlled trial
    Ian S Penton-Voak
    School of Experimental Psychology, 12a Priory Road, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 201:71-2. 2012
    ..There was some evidence for increased positive mood. Modification of emotional perception may lead to an increase in positive affect...
  7. pmc Association between genetic variants on chromosome 15q25 locus and objective measures of tobacco exposure
    Marcus R Munafo
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Rd, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:740-8. 2012
    ..Previous studies have typically relied on self-reported smoking behavior, which may not fully capture interindividual variation in tobacco exposure...
  8. pmc Trial Protocol: Using genotype to tailor prescribing of nicotine replacement therapy: a randomised controlled trial assessing impact of communication upon adherence
    Theresa M Marteau
    Psychology Department at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:680. 2010
    ..II Amongst smokers who fail to quit at six months, motivation to make another quit attempt is lower when informed that their oral dose of NRT was tailored to genotype rather than phenotype...
  9. pmc Association of the DRD2 gene Taq1A polymorphism and smoking behavior: a meta-analysis and new data
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:64-76. 2009
    ..There is a biological basis for considering that this association differs by sex, and differences in subpopulations might explain some of the contradictory evidence...
  10. doi request reprint Smoking patterns during pregnancy and postnatal period and depressive symptoms
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TU
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1609-20. 2008
    ..Future studies should explore this possibility in more detail, including whether these relationships differ in clinical and nonclinical samples...
  11. doi request reprint Gene X environment interactions at the serotonin transporter locus
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 65:211-9. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of 5-HTTLPR genotype with smoking cessation in a nicotine replacement therapy randomized trial
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TN, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:398-400. 2006
  13. pmc 5-HTTLPR genotype and anxiety-related personality traits: a meta-analysis and new data
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:271-81. 2009
    ..There remains the possibility that the variant influences the NEO personality questionnaire measure of Neuroticism. However, a large, well-powered primary study is required to test this hypothesis directly and adequately...
  14. doi request reprint Lack of association of DRD2 rs1800497 (Taq1A) polymorphism with smoking cessation in a nicotine replacement therapy randomized trial
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:404-7. 2009
    ..We therefore attempted to replicate our previous finding of an association between the DRD2 rs1800497 genotype and response to NRT in a new, larger cohort, with greater statistical power...
  15. doi request reprint Smoking status and body mass index: a longitudinal study
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:765-71. 2009
    ..The general consensus is that smoking cessation leads to some degree of weight gain, although considerable disagreement remains regarding the magnitude and duration of this gain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and depression: a question of causation
    Marcus R Munafo
    Br J Psychiatry 196:425-6. 2010
    ..Here we discuss the potential utility of genetic information in determining the causal basis of the relationship of cigarette smoking and depression...
  17. pmc Association of COMT Val(108/158)Met genotype and cigarette smoking in pregnant women
    Marcus R Munafo
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:55-63. 2011
    ..While the COMT gene is therefore one of the more promising candidate genes for smoking behavior, some inconsistencies have begun to emerge...
  18. doi request reprint Plain packaging increases visual attention to health warnings on cigarette packs in non-smokers and weekly smokers but not daily smokers
    Marcus R Munafo
    School of Experimental Psychology and UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Addiction 106:1505-10. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of plain packaging on visual attention towards health warning information on cigarette packs...
  19. pmc CHRNA3 rs1051730 genotype and short-term smoking cessation
    Marcus R Munafo
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:982-8. 2011
    ..We investigated the potential association of rs1051730 genotype with reduced likelihood of smoking cessation in 2 cohorts of treatment-seeking smokers in primary care in the United Kingdom...
  20. doi request reprint Dissecting the genetic architecture of human personality
    Marcus R Munafo
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, United Kingdom
    Trends Cogn Sci 15:395-400. 2011
    ..At the same time, evidence from other fields indicates that the genetic architecture of personality is likely to consist of the combined effect of many hundreds, if not thousands, of small effect loci...
  21. doi request reprint Smoking status moderates the association of the dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4) gene VNTR polymorphism with selective processing of smoking-related cues
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Addict Biol 13:435-9. 2008
    ..Our data, therefore, provide partial support for our primary hypothesis and extend on previous work which suggests a role for variation at the DRD4 locus in modulating reactivity to drug-related cues...
  22. doi request reprint Association of COMT Val108/158Met genotype with smoking cessation
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, UK
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 18:121-8. 2008
    ..We also investigated the association of the COMT genotype with withdrawal and mood symptoms, to identify possible mediating mechanisms by which the COMT genotype might influence response to NRT...
  23. doi request reprint Genes and cigarette smoking
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Addiction 103:893-904. 2008
    ..We also review future research horizons and the direction which studies of this kind are likely to take in the near future...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of the DRD2 gene Taq1A polymorphism and alcoholism: a meta-analysis of case-control studies and evidence of publication bias
    M R Munafò
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 12:454-61. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation treatment: pharmacogenetic assessment
    Marcus R Munafo
    University of Bristol, Department of Experimental Psychology Bristol, UK
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 7:202-8. 2005
    ..In particular, future studies that need to be conducted before such research is translated into clinical practice and potential limitations and barriers to this translation are described...
  26. ncbi request reprint Personality and smoking status: a meta-analysis
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:405-13. 2007
    ..We found no evidence that the strength of these associations varied with year of publication...
  27. pmc Personality and smoking status: a longitudinal analysis
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:397-404. 2007
    ..Males also were more likely than females to be current smokers, and increasing age reduced the likelihood of being a current smoker, which is consistent with an attempt by a subset of smokers in the cohort to subsequently stop smoking...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of the mu-opioid receptor gene with smoking cessation
    M R Munafò
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Pharmacogenomics J 7:353-61. 2007
    ..Future studies should also investigate the role of OPRM1 genotype and smoking cessation on other appetitive and reward behaviours such as alcohol consumption...
  29. ncbi request reprint Harm reduction: lessons learned from tobacco control
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TN, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:329-30, discussion 331. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation, weight gain, and DRD4 -521 genotype
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:398-402. 2006
    ..Smoking cessation programmes should therefore consider incorporating follow-up support to promote weight loss among those who successfully stop smoking...
  31. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during late pregnancy and offspring smoking behaviour
    M R Munafò
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TN, UK
    Addict Behav 31:1670-82. 2006
    ..We discuss possible mechanisms for this association, and suggest factors that may account for the observed sex differences in this association, and the discrepancy between our results and some previous reports...
  32. ncbi request reprint Candidate gene studies in the 21st century: meta-analysis, mediation, moderation
    M R Munafò
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Genes Brain Behav 5:3-8. 2006
    ..Examples of how these approaches may improve our understanding of how genetic associations with behavioural and psychiatric phenotypes obtain are given...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association of the dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4) gene and approach-related personality traits: meta-analysis and new data
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 63:197-206. 2008
    ..Two variants in the dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4) gene have been reported to be associated with human approach-related traits such as novelty seeking and extraversion. However, the strength of evidence for this association remains uncertain...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute tyrosine depletion on subjective craving and selective processing of smoking-related cues in abstinent cigarette smokers
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 21:805-14. 2007
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  35. pmc Neuregulin 1 genotype and schizophrenia
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Schizophr Bull 34:9-12. 2008
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  36. pmc Serotonin transporter (5-HTTLPR) genotype and amygdala activation: a meta-analysis
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 63:852-7. 2008
    ..We evaluated the magnitude of the reported associations between amygdala activation and the serotonin transporter gene linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) and the likely effect size of this relationship...
  37. doi request reprint Association of the 5- HTTLPR genotype and unipolar depression: a meta-analysis
    H Clarke
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, UK
    Psychol Med 40:1767-78. 2010
    ..We sought to ascertain the strength of evidence for association between the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism and unipolar depression...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association of the NRG1 gene and schizophrenia: a meta-analysis
    M R Munafò
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 11:539-46. 2006
    ..Association analyses and replications should take place at the level of the gene, rather than at the level of SNP, haplotype, or functional variant. Meta-analysis would then be carried out on the basis of the combination of P-values...
  39. doi request reprint Effects of acute alcohol consumption and alcohol expectancy on processing of perceptual cues of emotional expression
    L C Craig
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 23:258-65. 2009
    ..Unlike our previous report, we did not observe evidence of sex differences in these effects. Most importantly, we did not observe any evidence that these effects were due to expectancy effects associated with alcohol consumption...
  40. doi request reprint Effects of acute alcohol consumption on processing of perceptual cues of emotional expression
    A S Attwood
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 23:23-30. 2009
    ..There was no evidence that alcohol altered the processing of angry facial expressions. Future studies should examine effects of alcohol expectancy and investigate the effects of alcohol on the miscategorisation of emotional expressions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism mediates the association of the serotonin transporter gene with lifetime major depression
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Neuropsychobiology 53:1-8. 2006
    ..We sought to address the question of whether trait neuroticism mediates the putative association between this polymorphism and lifetime major depression in adults drawn from the general population...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pharmacogenetics and nicotine addiction treatment
    Marcus R Munafo
    University of Bristol, Department of Experimental Psychology, Bristol BS8 ITN, UK
    Pharmacogenomics 6:211-23. 2005
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  43. doi request reprint Attentional bias training and cue reactivity in cigarette smokers
    Angela S Attwood
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Addiction 103:1875-82. 2008
    ..We also sought to determine whether changes in attentional bias were associated with changes in subsequent craving and cue reactivity...
  44. doi request reprint Effects of alcohol consumption and alcohol expectancy on the categorisation of perceptual cues of emotional expression
    Angela S Attwood
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 204:327-34. 2009
    ..One mechanism by which alcohol consumption may increase aggressive behaviour is via alterations in the processing of emotional facial cues...
  45. pmc A cost-effectiveness analysis of genetic testing of the DRD2 Taq1A polymorphism to aid treatment choice for smoking cessation
    Nicky J Welton
    Primary Care, Department, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:231-40. 2008
    ..In addition, single-gene tests are unlikely to be cost-effective, partly because the predictive value of these tests is likely to be modest...
  46. ncbi request reprint Association of serotonin transporter genotype with selective processing of smoking-related stimuli in current smokers and ex-smokers
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:773-8. 2005
    ..086). Our data provide tentative support for a moderating influence of 5HTT genotype on attentional bias for smoking-related stimuli in ex-smokers. This finding may account for inconsistent reports of attentional bias among ex-smokers...
  47. doi request reprint Effects of acute abstinence and nicotine administration on taste perception in cigarette smokers
    E L Mullings
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1709-15. 2010
    ..In addition, among non-abstinent smokers, females demonstrated higher taste thresholds (i.e. reduced sensitivity) for salt than males, but this sex difference was not observed among abstinent smokers...
  48. doi request reprint Effects of acute nicotine administration on ratings of attractiveness of facial cues
    Angela S Attwood
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:44-8. 2009
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  49. doi request reprint A pilot study of the effectiveness of D-cycloserine during cue-exposure therapy in abstinent alcohol-dependent subjects
    B J Watson
    Psychopharmacology Unit, Bristol University, Dorothy Hodgkin Building, Whitson Street, Bristol, BS1 3NY, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 216:121-9. 2011
    ..D-cycloserine (DCS), a partial N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor agonist, has been shown to facilitate extinction of learned fear in rats and augment exposure-based treatment in some anxiety disorders in man...
  50. doi request reprint Effects of acute alcohol consumption on ratings of attractiveness of facial stimuli: evidence of long-term encoding
    Lycia L C Parker
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 12a Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:636-40. 2008
    ..Despite this, there are no experimental data that investigate this possibility. We therefore explored the relationship between acute alcohol consumption and ratings of attractiveness of facial stimuli...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effects of progression to cigarette smoking on depressed mood in adolescents: evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Marcus R Munafo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Addiction 103:162-71. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationship between smoking status and continuously distributed depressed mood among a cohort of adolescents...
  52. doi request reprint Sex differences in left-handedness: a meta-analysis of 144 studies
    Marietta Papadatou-Pastou
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Psychol Bull 134:677-99. 2008
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