Ana M Abrantes

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A preliminary randomized controlled trial of a behavioral exercise intervention for smoking cessation
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:1094-103. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Physical activity and neuropsychiatric symptoms of Parkinson disease
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:138-45. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Health risk behaviors in relation to making a smoking quit attempt among adolescents
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Behav Med 32:142-9. 2009
  4. pmc The role of negative affect in risk for early lapse among low distress tolerance smokers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1394-401. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Acute changes in obsessions and compulsions following moderate-intensity aerobic exercise among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:923-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Substance use disorder characteristics and externalizing problems among inpatient adolescent smokers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:391-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smokers who have difficulties quitting: the role of negative mood
    Ana M Abrantes
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, USA
    Med Health R I 89:169-71. 2006
  8. pmc Effects on substance use outcomes in adolescents receiving motivational interviewing for smoking cessation during psychiatric hospitalization
    Richard A Brown
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 34:887-91. 2009
  9. pmc Association of post-treatment smoking change with future smoking and cessation efforts among adolescents with psychiatric comorbidity
    Laura MacPherson
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies, Providence, RI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1297-307. 2007
  10. pmc Impact of bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression on positive affect, negative affect, and urges to smoke during cessation treatment
    David R Strong
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1142-53. 2009

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint A preliminary randomized controlled trial of a behavioral exercise intervention for smoking cessation
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:1094-103. 2014
    ..Previous exercise intervention studies for smoking cessation have been challenged by a number of methodological limitations that confound the potential efficacy of aerobic exercise for smoking cessation...
  2. doi request reprint Physical activity and neuropsychiatric symptoms of Parkinson disease
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:138-45. 2012
    ..Developing and tailoring exercise programs that incorporate specific preferences may result in more effective interventions for patients with PD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health risk behaviors in relation to making a smoking quit attempt among adolescents
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Behav Med 32:142-9. 2009
    ..g., fighting, drug use, and high risk sexual activity) were associated with decreased likelihood of cessation. Findings from this study may inform efforts to develop more effective smoking prevention and treatment programs for youth...
  4. pmc The role of negative affect in risk for early lapse among low distress tolerance smokers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1394-401. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Acute changes in obsessions and compulsions following moderate-intensity aerobic exercise among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:923-7. 2009
    ..Results of this study point toward the promising effect of exercise for acute symptom reduction in patients with OCD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Substance use disorder characteristics and externalizing problems among inpatient adolescent smokers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:391-9. 2005
    ..The results of this study point to potentially important clinical implications such as tailoring prevention and intervention efforts according to type of externalizing symptomatology and gender...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smokers who have difficulties quitting: the role of negative mood
    Ana M Abrantes
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, USA
    Med Health R I 89:169-71. 2006
  8. pmc Effects on substance use outcomes in adolescents receiving motivational interviewing for smoking cessation during psychiatric hospitalization
    Richard A Brown
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 34:887-91. 2009
    ..This finding is consistent with previous studies that have shown that smoking cessation does not have a detrimental effect on substance abuse treatment outcomes among youth...
  9. pmc Association of post-treatment smoking change with future smoking and cessation efforts among adolescents with psychiatric comorbidity
    Laura MacPherson
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies, Providence, RI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1297-307. 2007
    ..Findings have implications for initial post-treatment change as it relates to subsequent smoking and cessation outcomes among adolescent smokers at especially high risk for smoking persistence...
  10. pmc Impact of bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression on positive affect, negative affect, and urges to smoke during cessation treatment
    David R Strong
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1142-53. 2009
    ..Studies of treatment-related changes in precessation affect or urges to smoke are needed to evaluate the proposed mechanisms of these treatments...
  11. pmc Bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression in smoking cessation
    Richard A Brown
    Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:721-30. 2007
    ..An a priori test of treatment effects in smokers with these depression vulnerability factors is warranted in future clinical trials...
  12. pmc Single versus recurrent depression history: differentiating risk factors among current US smokers
    David R Strong
    Butler Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA david
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:90-5. 2010
    ..Approximately 15% of current US smokers have a history of recurrent MDD. Little is known about the risk factors that contribute to persistent smoking and differentiate these at-risk smokers, US...
  13. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise for obsessive compulsive disorder
    Richard A Brown
    Butler Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:514-20. 2007
    ..Results of this study suggest that a randomized clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of this 12-week aerobic exercise intervention is warranted...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence symptoms among adolescents with psychiatric disorders: using a Rasch model to evaluate symptom expression across time
    David R Strong
    Brown Medical School and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:557-69. 2007
    ..Results suggest that DSM-IV and mFTQ measures of nicotine dependence provide complementary information when assessing nicotine dependence levels among adolescents with psychiatric disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint Family and peer influences on tobacco use among adolescents with psychiatric disorders
    Dawn M Picotte
    Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:518-23. 2006
    ..As a result, peer and family influences strongly impact the initiation and maintenance of adolescent smoking and should be considered when designing smoking cessation interventions for adolescents with psychiatric disorders...
  16. pmc Readiness to change smoking behavior in adolescents with psychiatric disorders
    Timothy R Apodaca
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1119-30. 2007
    ..Parallels between current results and the Theory of Planned Behavior are discussed in consideration of developing more effective MI-based interventions for adolescent smokers...
  17. doi request reprint Efficacy of sequential use of fluoxetine for smoking cessation in elevated depressive symptom smokers
    Richard A Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:197-207. 2014
    ..Specifically, this randomized, open-label clinical trial was designed to evaluate the efficacy of three logical, real-world alternatives for providing smoking cessation treatment to smokers with elevated depressive symptoms...
  18. doi request reprint Self perceived weakness in Parkinson's disease
    Joseph H Friedman
    Movement Disorders Program, Butler Hospital, Dept of Neurology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:887-9. 2012
    ..Relative weakness, and early muscle fatigue may be demonstrated on testing but frank weakness should not be apparent on routine clinical examination...
  19. pmc Medical student judgments of adolescents with alcohol use disorders (AUD)
    Christina S Lee
    Department of Community Health, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Butler Hospital and Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:709-21. 2008
    ..Prior clinical experience and addiction training predicted AUD identification. Patient race and gender influenced clinical judgment ratings. Addictions training is needed to improve identification rates. Study limitations are noted...
  20. pmc Minimum recommended physical activity, and perceived barriers and benefits of exercise in methadone maintained persons
    Celeste M Caviness
    General Medicine Research Unit, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:457-62. 2013
    ..Motivating MMT patients to increase physical activity could have important physical, mental health, and drug treatment benefits...
  21. ncbi request reprint Utilization of evidence-based smoking cessation treatments by psychiatric inpatient smokers with depression
    David R Strong
    From the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine DRS, University of California, San Diego Alpert Medical School of Brown University LU, AMA, YS, Providence, RI and Butler Hospital LU, KF, JS, SM, AMA, YS, Providence, RI
    J Addict Med 8:77-83. 2014
    ..We sought to understand preferences that depressed inpatient smokers may have for cessation treatments...
  22. pmc Do patient intervention ratings predict alcohol-related consequences?
    Christina S Lee
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 32:3136-41. 2007
    ..50, p<.05). Patient perspectives on treatment may have a role in patient outcomes and should be explored as a dimension of treatment process...
  23. doi request reprint Computer and mobile technology-based interventions for substance use disorders: an organizing framework
    Erika B Litvin
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, United States
    Addict Behav 38:1747-56. 2013
    ..We hope that our framework will aid in guiding programmatic progress in this exciting field...
  24. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing in pediatric practice
    Holly A Sindelar
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 34:322-39. 2004
  25. doi request reprint The Glabellar reflex is a poor measure of Parkinson motor severity
    Joseph H Friedman
    Movement Disorders Program of Butler Hospital and Department of Neurology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Joseph
    Int J Neurosci 123:417-9. 2013
    ..It is one of ten items used in the Simpson Angus Scale, a popular measure of parkinsonism in psychiatric studies of neuroleptic drugs. We hypothesized that the GR might be a measure of hypomimia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of co-occurring disorders among juveniles committed to detention centers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 49:179-93. 2005
    ..Results demonstrated that a majority of adolescents manifested multiple problems. Whereas prevalence rates were high across gender, females displayed significantly greater mental health problems and maltreatment histories...
  27. ncbi request reprint Indentifying co-occurring disorders in adolescent population
    Norman G Hoffmann
    Evince Clinical Assessments, PO Box 17305, Smithfield, RI 02917, USA
    J Addict Dis 23:41-53. 2004
    ..700 to over .900 indicating adequate to excellent internal consistency and reliability. Utility of the instrument for routine clinical use is also discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Attention dysfunction predicts substance involvement in community youths
    Susan F Tapert
    VA San Diego Healthcare System Psychology Service and University of California San Diego Department of Psychiatry, 92161, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:680-6. 2002
    ..This study examined the influence of adolescent attention functioning on the development of substance use problems in 66 high-risk youths over an 8-year period...
  29. ncbi request reprint Course of alcohol problems in treated adolescents
    Tammy Chung
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:253-61. 2003
    ..Findings highlight the influence of other drug use on posttreatment patterns of alcohol involvement and the need to consider the effect of normative developmental transitions on the course of adolescent-onset substance use disorders...

Research Grants3

  1. Behavioral Exercise Intervention for Smoking Cessation
    Ana Abrantes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If the efficacy of moderate-intensity, aerobic exercise for smoking can be established, smokers may have a valuable adjunct to more traditional smoking cessation approaches. ..
  2. Testing the Efficacy of an Exercise Intervention for Patients with OCD
    Ana M Abrantes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....