Laure Buydens-Branchey

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Low HDL cholesterol, aggression and altered central serotonergic activity
    L Buydens-Branchey
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Psychiatry Res 93:93-102. 2000
  2. pmc Long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids decrease feelings of anger in substance abusers
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Research Service 151 BK, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System Brooklyn Campus, 800 Poly Place, Brooklyn, NY, 11209, USA
    Psychiatry Res 157:95-104. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids decrease anxiety feelings in a population of substance abusers
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:661-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of buspirone in the treatment of opioid withdrawal
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:230-6. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Low plasma levels of docosahexaenoic acid are associated with an increased relapse vulnerability in substance abusers
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Psychiatry Service, DVA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Addict 18:73-80. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Cocaine addicts with conduct disorder are typified by decreased cortisol responsivity and high plasma levels of DHEA-S
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, N Y, USA
    Neuropsychobiology 50:161-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acid status and relapse vulnerability in cocaine addicts
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn and Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus 11S BK, 800 Poly Place, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    Psychiatry Res 120:29-35. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acid status and aggression in cocaine addicts
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:319-23. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between low plasma levels of cholesterol and relapse in cocaine addicts
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, and State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York 11209, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:86-91. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Perturbations of plasma cortisol and DHEA-S following discontinuation of cocaine use in cocaine addicts
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, 800 Poly Place, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 27:83-97. 2002

Research Grants

  1. EFFECTS OF BUSPIRONE IN WITHDRAWAL FROM OPIATES
    Laure Buydens Branchey; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Cholesterol and fatty acids in cocaine addiction relapse
    Laure Buydens Branchey; Fiscal Year: 2004

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Low HDL cholesterol, aggression and altered central serotonergic activity
    L Buydens-Branchey
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Psychiatry Res 93:93-102. 2000
    ..It also suggests that low cholesterol and alterations in 5-HT activity may be causally related...
  2. pmc Long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids decrease feelings of anger in substance abusers
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Research Service 151 BK, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System Brooklyn Campus, 800 Poly Place, Brooklyn, NY, 11209, USA
    Psychiatry Res 157:95-104. 2008
    ..These data provide further support for emerging evidence indicating that supplementation with long-chain n-3 PUFAs could be beneficial in the treatment of some individuals with aggressive tendencies...
  3. ncbi request reprint n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids decrease anxiety feelings in a population of substance abusers
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:661-5. 2006
    ..042). In conclusion, these preliminary data indicate that n-3 PUFA supplementation could be beneficial in the treatment of some patients with anxiety disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of buspirone in the treatment of opioid withdrawal
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:230-6. 2005
    ..The use of buspirone could be particularly helpful in outpatient settings where the duration of the methadone taper recommended for detoxification can be lengthy...
  5. doi request reprint Low plasma levels of docosahexaenoic acid are associated with an increased relapse vulnerability in substance abusers
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Psychiatry Service, DVA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Addict 18:73-80. 2009
    ..The study of the efficacy of n-3 supplements or of dietary modifications on relapse appears warranted...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cocaine addicts with conduct disorder are typified by decreased cortisol responsivity and high plasma levels of DHEA-S
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, N Y, USA
    Neuropsychobiology 50:161-6. 2004
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  7. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acid status and relapse vulnerability in cocaine addicts
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn and Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus 11S BK, 800 Poly Place, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    Psychiatry Res 120:29-35. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acid status and aggression in cocaine addicts
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:319-23. 2003
    ..We also explored the possibility that their FA levels would change after a 2 week stay on an inpatient unit where a standard diet would be provided...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between low plasma levels of cholesterol and relapse in cocaine addicts
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, and State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York 11209, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:86-91. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Perturbations of plasma cortisol and DHEA-S following discontinuation of cocaine use in cocaine addicts
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, 800 Poly Place, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 27:83-97. 2002
    ..In conclusion, lingering neuroendocrine perturbations persist after discontinuation of cocaine use in addicts. Some of these changes could be associated with an increased relapse risk...
  11. pmc Associations between increases in plasma n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids following supplementation and decreases in anger and anxiety in substance abusers
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Psychiatry Service, DVA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:568-75. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of buspirone in withdrawal from opiates
    Judith S Rose
    The VA New York Harbor Health Care System, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Addict 12:253-9. 2003
    ..035), and seventeen (p=.035). They also had lower scores on the SOWS on days sixteen (p=.050). It is concluded that buspirone was effective in attenuating the objective and subjective withdrawal symptoms that follow opiate use cessation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sensitization to the psychosis-inducing effects of cocaine compared with measures of cocaine craving and cue reactivity
    Malcolm S Reid
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Addict 13:305-15. 2004
    ..Sensitization to cocaine-induced psychosis was negatively correlated with baseline measures of drug dependence severity and indices of cocaine craving over the preceding 24 hours but not with measures of cocaine cue reactivity...
  14. pmc Higher n-3 fatty acids are associated with more intense fenfluramine-induced ACTH and cortisol responses among cocaine-abusing men
    Laure Buydens-Branchey
    Narrows Institute for Biomedical Research, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA
    Psychiatry Res 188:422-7. 2011
    ..These findings support and expand existing evidence that EPA and DHA could influence 5-HT function in some human subgroups...

Research Grants6

  1. EFFECTS OF BUSPIRONE IN WITHDRAWAL FROM OPIATES
    Laure Buydens Branchey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Buspirone has additional advantages. It is not sedating, has no withdrawal symptoms, has no abuse potential, does not potentiate central nervous system depressants and does not induce psychomotor impairment. ..
  2. Cholesterol and fatty acids in cocaine addiction relapse
    Laure Buydens Branchey; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If our preliminary findings are confirmed, the use of fatty acids supplements or changes in dietary habits could have a significant potential in the prevention of relapse in a subgroup of cocaine addicts. ..