Marlene Oscar-Berman

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Function and dysfunction of prefrontal brain circuitry in alcoholic Korsakoff's syndrome
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Department of Neurology and Division of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 22:154-69. 2012
  2. pmc Activation instead of blocking mesolimbic dopaminergic reward circuitry is a preferred modality in the long term treatment of reward deficiency syndrome (RDS): a commentary
    Kenneth Blum
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 5:24. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of Korsakoff and non-Korsakoff alcoholics on neuropsychological tests of prefrontal brain functioning
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Psychology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston Campus, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:667-75. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol: effects on neurobehavioral functions and the brain
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, L 815, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 17:239-57. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Frontal white matter and cingulum diffusion tensor imaging deficits in alcoholism
    Gordon J Harris
    Department of Neurology, Athinoula A Martinos Center, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1001-13. 2008
  6. pmc Drinking history associations with regional white matter volumes in alcoholic men and women
    Susan Mosher Ruiz
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:110-22. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism and judgments of affective stimuli
    Uraina S Clark
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychology 21:346-62. 2007
  8. pmc Decreased volume of the brain reward system in alcoholism
    Nikos Makris
    Athinoula A Martinos Center, Harvard Medical School Department of Neurology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:192-202. 2008
  9. pmc Frontal brain dysfunction in alcoholism with and without antisocial personality disorder
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston Campus, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 5:309-26. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between dopaminergic neurotransmission, alcoholism, and Reward Deficiency syndrome
    Abdalla Bowirrat
    Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 132:29-37. 2005

Research Grants

  1. AFFECTIVE AND CONATIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. AFFECTIVE AND COGNITIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. AFFECTIVE AND CONATIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. AFFECTIVE AND CONATIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 1993
  5. AFFECTIVE AND CONATIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE OSCAR BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Function and dysfunction of prefrontal brain circuitry in alcoholic Korsakoff's syndrome
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Department of Neurology and Division of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 22:154-69. 2012
    ..More specifically, we examine the role of damage to prefrontal brain systems in the neuropsychological profile of alcoholic KS...
  2. pmc Activation instead of blocking mesolimbic dopaminergic reward circuitry is a preferred modality in the long term treatment of reward deficiency syndrome (RDS): a commentary
    Kenneth Blum
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 5:24. 2008
    ..In essence, D2 receptor stimulation signals negative feedback mechanisms in the mesolimbic system to induce mRNA expression causing proliferation of D2 receptors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of Korsakoff and non-Korsakoff alcoholics on neuropsychological tests of prefrontal brain functioning
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Psychology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston Campus, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:667-75. 2004
    ..Evidence suggests that alcoholics exhibit particular deficits in brain systems involving the prefrontal cortex, but few studies have directly compared patients with and without Korsakoff's syndrome on measures of prefrontal integrity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol: effects on neurobehavioral functions and the brain
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, L 815, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 17:239-57. 2007
    ..In that way, relevant experimental techniques can be applied to assist in determining the degree to which abstinence and treatment contribute to the reversal of atrophy and dysfunction...
  5. doi request reprint Frontal white matter and cingulum diffusion tensor imaging deficits in alcoholism
    Gordon J Harris
    Department of Neurology, Athinoula A Martinos Center, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1001-13. 2008
    ..In the present study, we examined the integrity of white matter tracts that are critical to frontal and limbic connectivity...
  6. pmc Drinking history associations with regional white matter volumes in alcoholic men and women
    Susan Mosher Ruiz
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:110-22. 2013
    ..Although neuroimaging has shown alcoholism-related brain volume reductions and axonal compromise, the integrity of white matter volumes in chronic alcoholism has been challenging to measure on a regional level...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism and judgments of affective stimuli
    Uraina S Clark
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychology 21:346-62. 2007
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  8. pmc Decreased volume of the brain reward system in alcoholism
    Nikos Makris
    Athinoula A Martinos Center, Harvard Medical School Department of Neurology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:192-202. 2008
    ..We examined whether reward-network brain volumes are reduced in alcoholics and how volumes of subcomponents within this system are correlated with memory and drinking history...
  9. pmc Frontal brain dysfunction in alcoholism with and without antisocial personality disorder
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston Campus, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 5:309-26. 2009
    ..These effects were different for men and women. The findings suggested that the combination of alcoholism and ASPD leads to greater deficits than the sum of each...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between dopaminergic neurotransmission, alcoholism, and Reward Deficiency syndrome
    Abdalla Bowirrat
    Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 132:29-37. 2005
    ..This article contains supplementary material, which may be viewed at the American Journal of Medical Genetics website at http://www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/0148-7299:1/suppmat/index.html...
  11. pmc Effect of dopamine transporter gene (SLC6A3) variation on dorsal anterior cingulate function in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Ariel B Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:365-75. 2010
    ..Alterations in activation of attention and EF networks found previously to be involved in ADHD are likely influenced by SLC6A3 genotype. This genotype may contribute to heterogeneity of brain alterations found within ADHD samples...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism and the brain: an overview
    Marlene Oscar-Berman
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 27:125-33. 2003
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Research Grants15

  1. AFFECTIVE AND CONATIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Overall, we aim to sharpen distinctions among neurobehavioral sequelae of alcoholism in men and women, and to contribute valuable information about the neurobiology of cognitive aspects of emotion and intention deficits in alcoholism. ..
  2. AFFECTIVE AND COGNITIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, we aim to sharpen distinctions among neurobehavioral sequelae of alcoholism in men and women, and to contribute valuable information about the neurobiology of cognitive aspects of emotion and intention deficits in alcoholism. ..
  3. AFFECTIVE AND CONATIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, we aim to sharpen distinctions among neurobehavioral sequelae of alcoholism in men and women, and to contribute valuable information about the neurobiology of cognitive aspects of emotion and intention deficits in alcoholism. ..
  4. AFFECTIVE AND CONATIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..By contrast, certain aspects of perceptual functioning will be compromised by aging, whether or not a history of alcohol abuse exists...
  5. AFFECTIVE AND CONATIVE CHANGES IN ALCOHOLISM
    MARLENE OSCAR BERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research will address these issues using neurobehavioral tests in concert with measures of brain structure and function. ..