Robert Miranda

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of topiramate on urge to drink and the subjective effects of alcohol: a preliminary laboratory study
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:489-97. 2008
  2. pmc Polymorphisms of the mu-opioid receptor and dopamine D4 receptor genes and subjective responses to alcohol in the natural environment
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University and Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:115-25. 2010
  3. pmc Alcohol demand, delayed reward discounting, and craving in relation to drinking and alcohol use disorders
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:106-14. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine reduces urge to smoke and nicotine withdrawal symptoms in community smokers
    Damaris J Rohsenow
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, RI, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:215-22. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Effects of naltrexone during the descending limb of the blood alcohol curve
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA Lara
    Am J Addict 17:257-64. 2008
  6. pmc A preliminary pharmacogenetic investigation of adverse events from topiramate in heavy drinkers
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:122-9. 2009
  7. pmc Initial evidence of an association between OPRM1 and adolescent alcohol misuse
    Robert Miranda
    Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:112-22. 2010
  8. pmc Preliminary evidence for a gene-environment interaction in predicting alcohol use disorders in adolescents
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:325-31. 2013
  9. pmc Moderators of naltrexone's effects on drinking, urge, and alcohol effects in non-treatment-seeking heavy drinkers in the natural environment
    Jennifer W Tidey
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:58-66. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic moderators of naltrexone's effects on alcohol cue reactivity
    John E McGeary
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1288-96. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Effects of topiramate on urge to drink and the subjective effects of alcohol: a preliminary laboratory study
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:489-97. 2008
    ..This laboratory study systematically examined the dose-dependent effects of topiramate on cue-elicited craving and other putative mechanisms of its pharmacotherapeutic effects on drinking...
  2. pmc Polymorphisms of the mu-opioid receptor and dopamine D4 receptor genes and subjective responses to alcohol in the natural environment
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University and Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:115-25. 2010
    ..This study extends findings on subjective intoxication, urge to drink, and their genetic bases from controlled laboratory to naturalistic settings...
  3. pmc Alcohol demand, delayed reward discounting, and craving in relation to drinking and alcohol use disorders
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:106-14. 2010
    ..These findings further emphasize the relevance of behavioral economic indices of motivation to AUDs and the potential importance of craving for alcohol in this relationship...
  4. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine reduces urge to smoke and nicotine withdrawal symptoms in community smokers
    Damaris J Rohsenow
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, RI, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:215-22. 2008
    ..The results indicate a potentially beneficial effect of 2.5 mg OLAN on tobacco withdrawal and urge to smoke. Combined 5HT/DA antagonists should be considered for future development of pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of naltrexone during the descending limb of the blood alcohol curve
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA Lara
    Am J Addict 17:257-64. 2008
    ..Additionally, these results highlight the potential utility of considering limb of blood alcohol curve when examining the mechanisms of action of pharmacotherapies thought to alter subjective responses to alcohol...
  6. pmc A preliminary pharmacogenetic investigation of adverse events from topiramate in heavy drinkers
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:122-9. 2009
    ..Genes underlying glutamatergic neurotransmission, such as the GRIK1 gene, may help predict heterogeneity in topiramate-induced side effects. Future studies in larger samples are needed to more fully establish these preliminary findings...
  7. pmc Initial evidence of an association between OPRM1 and adolescent alcohol misuse
    Robert Miranda
    Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:112-22. 2010
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  8. pmc Preliminary evidence for a gene-environment interaction in predicting alcohol use disorders in adolescents
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:325-31. 2013
    ..Specifically, we tested whether variation in parenting practices or affiliation with deviant peers moderated the link between the OPRM1 gene and risk of an AUD...
  9. pmc Moderators of naltrexone's effects on drinking, urge, and alcohol effects in non-treatment-seeking heavy drinkers in the natural environment
    Jennifer W Tidey
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:58-66. 2008
    ..Polymorphisms in the D4 dopamine receptor (DRD4) gene and the mu-opiate receptor (OPRM1) gene, family history of alcohol problems, age of onset of alcoholism and gender were explored as potential moderators of NTX's effects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic moderators of naltrexone's effects on alcohol cue reactivity
    John E McGeary
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1288-96. 2006
    ..This study examined these candidate genes as moderators of the effects of NTX on cue-elicited urge to drink in non-treatment-seeking heavy drinkers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterizing subjective responses to alcohol among adolescent problem drinkers
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University
    J Abnorm Psychol 123:117-29. 2014
    ..This study provides novel data on how adolescent problem drinkers experience alcohol in their natural contexts and illustrates how these effects, which appear to differ from adult problem drinkers, confer liability for future drinking...
  12. pmc Effects of repeated days of smoking cue exposure on urge to smoke and physiological reactivity
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 33:347-53. 2008
    ..Results suggest that laboratory-based cue-elicited changes in urge to smoke, MAP, and HR are stable over three separate days...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sexual assault and alcohol use: exploring the self-medication hypothesis
    Robert Miranda
    Oklahoma State University, USA
    Violence Vict 17:205-17. 2002
    ..Taken together, these findings provided support for the hypothesis that women who have been sexually assaulted consume alcohol, in part, to self-medicate. The implications for future research are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Civilian-based posttraumatic stress disorder and physical complaints: evaluation of depression as a mediator
    Robert Miranda
    Department of Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:297-301. 2002
    ..These results add to a growing body of literature that suggests psychological factors play an influential role in the physical symptom reports of individuals with PTSD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Altered affective modulation of the startle reflex in alcoholics with antisocial personality disorder
    Robert Miranda
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1901-11. 2003
    ..The emotion-modulated startle reflex was used to investigate emotional reactivity among alcohol-dependent (AD) men with and without ASPD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Family history and antisocial traits moderate naltrexone's effects on heavy drinking in alcoholics
    Damaris J Rohsenow
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brown University School of Medicine, RI, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:272-81. 2007
    ..Thus, NAL may selectively benefit alcoholics with antisocial traits or 20% or more relatives with problem drinking...
  17. pmc Diagnostic orphans for alcohol use disorders in a treatment-seeking psychiatric sample
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 96:187-91. 2008
    ..Taken together, these results generally do not support combining diagnostic orphans to individuals with alcohol abuse...
  18. pmc Influence of antisocial and psychopathic traits on decision-making biases in alcoholics
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:817-25. 2009
    ..The present study examined the relationship between AD and decision-making, and tested whether different facets of antisocial and psychopathic traits explain this association...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adolescence: booze, brains, and behavior
    Peter M Monti
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:207-20. 2005
    ..Tapert; (4) Abnormal Emotional Reactivity as a Risk Factor for Alcoholism, by Robert Miranda, Jr...
  20. ncbi request reprint Alcohol craving in adolescents: bridging the laboratory and natural environment
    Jason Ramirez
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box S121 5, Providence, RI, 02912, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:1841-51. 2014
    ..Whether this effect generalizes to the natural environment, however, remains unknown, and studies have not examined whether craving predicts drinking among youths...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological effects of naltrexone and intravenous alcohol on craving for cigarettes among light smokers: a pilot study
    Lara A Ray
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Muenzinger Psychology Building, 345 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 193:449-56. 2007
    ..Although naltrexone has been widely researched in the context of drinking and smoking behaviors, with each substance studied separately, little is known about the effects of naltrexone on craving for cigarettes during alcohol intoxication...
  22. ncbi request reprint The influence of childhood sexual abuse, physical abuse, family environment, and gender on the psychological adjustment of adolescents
    Lori A Meyerson
    Department of Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:387-405. 2002
    ..Additional analyses were conducted to determine whether adolescent victims of child sexual abuse and physical abuse perceive their family environments as more conflictual and less cohesive than nonabused adolescents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Altered emotion-modulated startle in young adults with a family history of alcoholism
    Robert Miranda
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and VA Medical Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:441-8. 2002
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