Brian L Hitsman
Affiliation: Brown University
- Influence of antidepressant pharmacotherapy on behavioral treatment adherence and smoking cessation outcome in a combined treatment involving fluoxetineB Hitsman
Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Lifespan Academic Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 9:355-62. 2001..05, and more likelihood of being abstinent, chi2(1, N = 513) = 18.1, p < .001. Attaining a higher fluoxetine blood level improved the likelihood of completing behavioral treatment and increased the probability of achieving abstinence...
- Effect of tryptophan depletion on the attentional salience of smoking cuesBrian Hitsman
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 192:317-24. 2007..There is increasing evidence linking cigarette craving and smoking behavior to serotonergic neurotransmission...
- Effects of acute tyrosine/phenylalanine depletion on the selective processing of smoking-related cues and the relative value of cigarettes in smokersBrian Hitsman
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Coro Building, Suite 500, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:611-21. 2008..Acute tyrosine/phenylalanine depletion (ATPD) is a validated neurobiological challenge that results in reduced dopaminergic neurotransmission, allowing examination of the effects of a hypodopaminergic state on craving-related processes...
- Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on negative symptoms and smoking topography in nicotine-dependent schizophrenics and nonpsychiatric controlsBrian Hitsman
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Neuropsychopharmacology 30:640-8. 2005..Compromising brain serotonin via ATD appears to intensify smoking behavior in nicotine-dependent individuals directly, rather than indirectly through changes in either mood or psychopathologic symptoms...
- History of depression and smoking cessation outcome: a meta-analysisBrian Hitsman
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 71:657-63. 2003..Lifetime history of major depression does not appear to be an independent risk factor for cessation failure in smoking cessation treatment...
- Experimenter-defined quit dates for smoking cessation: adherence improves outcomes for women but not for menBelinda Borrelli
Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Addiction 99:378-85. 2004..The goals of this paper were to: (1) identify factors associated with adherence to a protocol-defined quit date and (2) determine whether such adherence predicts cessation outcome (relapse)...
- Early life stress and morphometry of the adult anterior cingulate cortex and caudate nucleiRonald A Cohen
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Biol Psychiatry 59:975-82. 2006..We examine whether reported adverse ELS defined as stressful and/or traumatic adverse childhood events (ACEs) is associated with smaller limbic and basal ganglia volumes...
- Depressive symptoms and readiness to quit smoking among cigarette smokers in outpatient alcohol treatmentBrian Hitsman
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 16:264-8. 2002..S. Radloff, 1977). The findings suggest that alcoholic smokers with low depressive symptoms are more receptive to quitting smoking after sustained alcohol abstinence...
- Posttraumatic stress disorder and late-onset smoking in the Vietnam era twin registryKarestan C Koenen
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 74:186-90. 2006..If replicated, these results identify PTSD as a risk factor for smoking that should lead to early tobacco control treatment in this population...
- Early life stress and adult emotional experience: an international perspectiveRonald A Cohen
Brown University, USA
Int J Psychiatry Med 36:35-52. 2006..Associations between ELS and current emotional distress suggest that these events have functional relevance and deserve further investigation...