Christopher D Verrico

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment with modafinil and escitalopram, alone and in combination, on cocaine-induced effects: a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled human laboratory study
    Christopher D Verrico
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM350, Houston, TX 77030, United States Department of Pharmacology, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM350, Houston, TX 77030, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 141:72-8. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapeutics for substance-use disorders: a focus on dopaminergic medications
    Christopher D Verrico
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 22:1549-68. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of varenicline to reduce positive subjective effects produced by methamphetamine in methamphetamine-dependent volunteers
    Christopher D Verrico
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17:223-33. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term, low-dose varenicline administration enhances information processing speed in methamphetamine-dependent users
    Ari D Kalechstein
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA Electronic address
    Neuropharmacology 85:493-8. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sleep and drug use characteristics in participants with cocaine or methamphetamine use disorders
    James J Mahoney
    Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston, TX, United States 1
    Psychiatry Res 219:367-71. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Preliminary findings of the effects of rivastigmine, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, on working memory in cocaine-dependent volunteers
    James J Mahoney
    Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 50:137-42. 2014

Collaborators

  • James J Mahoney
  • Richard De La Garza
  • Ari D Kalechstein
  • Benjamin A Shapiro
  • Tabish Iqbal
  • Thomas F Newton
  • Allyson Ho
  • Nicholas M Arnoudse
  • Brian J Jackson

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment with modafinil and escitalopram, alone and in combination, on cocaine-induced effects: a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled human laboratory study
    Christopher D Verrico
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM350, Houston, TX 77030, United States Department of Pharmacology, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS BCM350, Houston, TX 77030, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 141:72-8. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that combining modafinil with escitalopram would attenuate the euphoric effects of cocaine to a greater degree than modafinil alone...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapeutics for substance-use disorders: a focus on dopaminergic medications
    Christopher D Verrico
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 22:1549-68. 2013
    ..A complex disease, a substance-use disorder affects neural circuits involved in reinforcement, motivation, learning and memory, and inhibitory control...
  3. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of varenicline to reduce positive subjective effects produced by methamphetamine in methamphetamine-dependent volunteers
    Christopher D Verrico
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17:223-33. 2014
    ..The ability of varenicline to attenuate the positive subjective effects of methamphetamine in the laboratory suggests that varenicline should continue to be explored as a treatment for methamphetamine dependence. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term, low-dose varenicline administration enhances information processing speed in methamphetamine-dependent users
    Ari D Kalechstein
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA Electronic address
    Neuropharmacology 85:493-8. 2014
    ..05). Given the potential importance of this finding, it should be replicated in a larger sample over a longer treatment period with a higher dose of varenicline (2 mg)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sleep and drug use characteristics in participants with cocaine or methamphetamine use disorders
    James J Mahoney
    Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston, TX, United States 1
    Psychiatry Res 219:367-71. 2014
    ..e. in cocaine and METH users that do not meet criteria for a cocaine or METH use disorder) must be conducted in order to provide more conclusive evidence of the impact these usage variables may have on these sleep characteristics. ..
  6. doi request reprint Preliminary findings of the effects of rivastigmine, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, on working memory in cocaine-dependent volunteers
    James J Mahoney
    Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 50:137-42. 2014
    ..This study provides additional data showing that cocaine-associated neurocognitive impairment, specifically working memory deficits, can be remediated, at least to some degree. ..