Andrew C Parrott

Summary

Affiliation: University of East London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Daily uplifts, hassles, stresses and cognitive failures: in cigarette smokers, abstaining smokers, and non-smokers
    A C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of East London, UK
    Behav Pharmacol 10:639-46. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Recreational ecstasy/MDMA and other drug users from the UK and Italy: psychiatric symptoms and psychobiological problems
    A C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 159:77-82. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Recreational Ecstasy/MDMA, the serotonin syndrome, and serotonergic neurotoxicity
    A C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of East London, E15 4LZ, London, UK
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 71:837-44. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy/MDMA attributed problems reported by novice, moderate and heavy recreational users
    A C Parrott
    Recreational Drugs Research Group, School of Psychology, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 17:309-12. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Cigarette-derived nicotine is not a medicine
    Andrew C Parrott
    Recreational Drugs Research Group, School of Psychology, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, Great Britain
    World J Biol Psychiatry 4:49-55. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Heightened stress and depression follow cigarette smoking
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Great Britain
    Psychol Rep 94:33-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Nicotine psychobiology: how chronic-dose prospective studies can illuminate some of the theoretical issues from acute-dose research
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:567-76. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint MDMA, serotonergic neurotoxicity, and the diverse functional deficits of recreational 'Ecstasy' users
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP, South Wales, United Kingdom Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:1466-84. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Explaining the stress-inducing effects of nicotine to cigarette smokers
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:150-5. 2012
  10. pmc Procedural and declarative memory task performance, and the memory consolidation function of sleep, in recent and abstinent ecstasy/MDMA users
    Mark Blagrove
    Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 25:465-77. 2011

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Daily uplifts, hassles, stresses and cognitive failures: in cigarette smokers, abstaining smokers, and non-smokers
    A C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of East London, UK
    Behav Pharmacol 10:639-46. 1999
    ..The repetitive use of nicotine by cigarette smokers does not seem to generate any real psychobiological gains or advantages. Instead, dependent smokers need regular hits of nicotine just to remain feeling normal...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recreational ecstasy/MDMA and other drug users from the UK and Italy: psychiatric symptoms and psychobiological problems
    A C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 159:77-82. 2001
    ..Recreational drug use is increasingly widespread amongst young people, but there are concerns that psychoactive drugs may be associated with psychiatric symptoms or psychobiological problems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recreational Ecstasy/MDMA, the serotonin syndrome, and serotonergic neurotoxicity
    A C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of East London, E15 4LZ, London, UK
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 71:837-44. 2002
    ..Functional deficits may remain long after drug use has ceased and are consistent with serotonergic axonal loss in higher brain regions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy/MDMA attributed problems reported by novice, moderate and heavy recreational users
    A C Parrott
    Recreational Drugs Research Group, School of Psychology, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 17:309-12. 2002
    ..The recreational use of MDMA/Ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is associated with many psychobiological problems, but there is a paucity of data on how these relate to the level of past use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cigarette-derived nicotine is not a medicine
    Andrew C Parrott
    Recreational Drugs Research Group, School of Psychology, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, Great Britain
    World J Biol Psychiatry 4:49-55. 2003
    ..In conclusion, there is no empirical evidence that cigarettes provide medicinal benefits, but extensive data showing that nicotine dependency heightens psychological distress in tobacco smokers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Heightened stress and depression follow cigarette smoking
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Great Britain
    Psychol Rep 94:33-4. 2004
    ..Beginning to smoke during adolescence prospectively leads to increased stress and depression; stopping smoking is followed by enduring mood improvements...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nicotine psychobiology: how chronic-dose prospective studies can illuminate some of the theoretical issues from acute-dose research
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:567-76. 2006
    ..To illustrate how prospective cigarette smoking research can illuminate some of the theoretical dilemmas about nicotine psychobiology from acute dose research...
  8. ncbi request reprint MDMA, serotonergic neurotoxicity, and the diverse functional deficits of recreational 'Ecstasy' users
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP, South Wales, United Kingdom Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:1466-84. 2013
    ..In summary, abstinent Ecstasy/MDMA users can show deficits in a wide range of biobehavioral functions with a serotonergic component. ..
  9. doi request reprint Explaining the stress-inducing effects of nicotine to cigarette smokers
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:150-5. 2012
    ..To explain how nicotine dependency causes mood fluctuation and increases daily stress...
  10. pmc Procedural and declarative memory task performance, and the memory consolidation function of sleep, in recent and abstinent ecstasy/MDMA users
    Mark Blagrove
    Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 25:465-77. 2011
    ..However, ecstasy/MDMA did not affect the memory consolidation function of sleep for either the declarative or the procedural memory task...
  11. doi request reprint The effects of cigarette smoking and abstinence on auditory verbal learning
    Kirstie Soar
    School of Psychology, University of East London, London, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 23:621-7. 2008
    ..These findings provide further evidence that smoking abstinence affects verbal learning and furthermore smoking simply restores cognitive performance to pre-abstinence levels...
  12. ncbi request reprint Human psychobiology of MDMA or 'Ecstasy': an overview of 25 years of empirical research
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, South Wales, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:289-307. 2013
    ..This paper aimed to review how scientific knowledge about the human psychobiology of MDMA has developed over time...
  13. doi request reprint Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other psychiatric symptoms in recreational polydrug users
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:209-16. 2012
    ..This study investigated whether symptoms of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were also raised in polydrug users...
  14. doi request reprint Psychiatric profiles of mothers who take Ecstasy/MDMA during pregnancy: reduced depression 1 year after giving birth and quitting Ecstasy
    John J D Turner
    1University of East London, London, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 28:55-61. 2014
    ..The Drugs and Infancy Study (DAISY) monitored the psychiatric symptom profiles of mothers who used Ecstasy/MDMA while pregnant, and followed them over the first year post-partum...
  15. pmc MDMA and 5-HT neurotoxicity: the empirical evidence for its adverse effects in humans - no need for translation
    Andrew C Parrott
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Pharmacol 166:1518-20; discussion 1521-2. 2012
    ..Hence, MDMA is clearly damaging to humans, with extensive empirical data for both structural and functional deficits...
  16. pmc During pregnancy, recreational drug-using women stop taking ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine) and reduce alcohol consumption, but continue to smoke tobacco and cannabis: initial findings from the Development and Infancy Study
    Derek G Moore
    University of East London, London, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1403-10. 2010
    ..The data provide polydrug profiles that can form the basis for the development of more realistic animal models...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nonequivalence of on-line and paper-and-pencil psychological tests: the case of the prospective memory questionnaire
    Tom Buchanan
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, England
    Behav Res Methods 37:148-54. 2005
    ..Without examination of its psychometric properties, one cannot be sure that a test administered via the Internet actually measures the intended construct...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increased intensity of Ecstasy and polydrug usage in the more experienced recreational Ecstasy/MDMA users: a WWW study
    Andrew B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Psychology Division, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Addict Behav 29:743-52. 2004
    ..These results are discussed in the context of cross-tolerance and drug predisposition/preference...
  19. ncbi request reprint Drug-related harm: a complex and difficult concept to scale
    Andrew C Parrott
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:423-5. 2007