E Aharonovich

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences in drinking patterns among Ashkenazic and Sephardic Israeli adults
    E Aharonovich
    Substance Treatment and Research Service, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:301-5. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Anger and depressive states among treatment-seeking drug abusers: testing the psychopharmacological specificity hypothesis
    E Aharonovich
    Division on Substance Abuse Substance Treatment and Research Services, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City 10032, USA
    Am J Addict 10:327-34. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts in substance abusers: effects of major depression in relation to substance use disorders
    Efrat Aharonovich
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1600-2. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint A low-cost, sustainable intervention for drinking reduction in the HIV primary care setting
    E Aharonovich
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 18:561-8. 2006
  5. pmc Cognitive deficits in marijuana users: Effects on motivational enhancement therapy plus cognitive behavioral therapy treatment outcome
    Efrat Aharonovich
    Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:279-83. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Adult transition from at-risk drinking to alcohol dependence: the relationship of family history and drinking motives
    Cheryl L Beseler
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:607-16. 2008
  7. pmc Effects of major depressive disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on the outcome of treatment for cocaine dependence
    Frances R Levin
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:80-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of ADH1B genotype on alcohol consumption in young Israeli Jews
    Baruch Spivak
    Beer Yaa kov Mental Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1297-301. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent cannabis use during treatment for comorbid ADHD and cocaine dependence: effects on outcome
    Efrat Aharonovich
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:629-35. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavior therapy for depression in drug dependence (BTDD): results of a stage Ia therapy development pilot
    Kenneth M Carpenter
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:541-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences in drinking patterns among Ashkenazic and Sephardic Israeli adults
    E Aharonovich
    Substance Treatment and Research Service, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:301-5. 2001
    ..Little is known about the differences in drinking patterns between these two groups. The relationship between ethnicity and alcohol consumption is investigated in a 1995 data set from a sample of 4,984 subjects (60% women)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Anger and depressive states among treatment-seeking drug abusers: testing the psychopharmacological specificity hypothesis
    E Aharonovich
    Division on Substance Abuse Substance Treatment and Research Services, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City 10032, USA
    Am J Addict 10:327-34. 2001
    ..Data are discussed in terms of diagnosis and clinical treatment implications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts in substance abusers: effects of major depression in relation to substance use disorders
    Efrat Aharonovich
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1600-2. 2002
    ..The authors' goal was to investigate whether subtypes of DSM-IV depression predict suicidal behavior among patients with substance dependence...
  4. ncbi request reprint A low-cost, sustainable intervention for drinking reduction in the HIV primary care setting
    E Aharonovich
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 18:561-8. 2006
    ..The results indicate that HealthCall is acceptable to a disadvantaged HIV patient population, and preliminary data support the efficacy of this intervention in reducing harmful drinking among HIV primary care patients...
  5. pmc Cognitive deficits in marijuana users: Effects on motivational enhancement therapy plus cognitive behavioral therapy treatment outcome
    Efrat Aharonovich
    Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:279-83. 2008
    ..If supported by further studies, the findings may help inform the development of interventions tailored for cognitively impaired marijuana-dependent patients...
  6. doi request reprint Adult transition from at-risk drinking to alcohol dependence: the relationship of family history and drinking motives
    Cheryl L Beseler
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:607-16. 2008
    ..The focus of this study is the conjoint, prospective examination of these risk factors in a 10-year longitudinal study of adults who were at-risk drinkers at baseline...
  7. pmc Effects of major depressive disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on the outcome of treatment for cocaine dependence
    Frances R Levin
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:80-9. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of ADH1B genotype on alcohol consumption in young Israeli Jews
    Baruch Spivak
    Beer Yaa kov Mental Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1297-301. 2007
    ..Alcohol consumption is increasing among younger Israeli Jews, reflecting environmental influences. We investigated whether the relationship of ADH1B genotype with alcohol consumption differed between younger and older adult Israelis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent cannabis use during treatment for comorbid ADHD and cocaine dependence: effects on outcome
    Efrat Aharonovich
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:629-35. 2006
    ..02). This study is the first to examine concurrent cannabis use in cocaine dependent patients diagnosed with ADHD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavior therapy for depression in drug dependence (BTDD): results of a stage Ia therapy development pilot
    Kenneth M Carpenter
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:541-8. 2006
    ..There were no changes in opiate and cocaine use. BTDD may be a useful adjunct to methadone maintenance for treating comorbid depressive disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early abstinence in cocaine dependence: influence of comorbid major depression
    Eric Rubin
    Division on Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Addict 16:283-90. 2007
    ..By Day 3, BDI scores improved for both CD and CD + MDD groups. The mood response to cocaine cessation among CD + MDD individuals resembled that of CD participants, contrary to some expectations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Severity of dependence and motivation for treatment: comparison of marijuana- and cocaine-dependent treatment seekers
    Frances R Levin
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:33-41. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Temperament characteristics, as assessed by the tridimensional personality questionnaire, moderate the response to sertraline in depressed opiate-dependent methadone patients
    Wilfrid Noel Raby
    Substance Treatment and Research Service S T A R S, Division on Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, NYC, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:283-92. 2006
    ..These results suggest that temperament dimensions may be important for identifying substance dependent patients more likely to benefit from pharmacological interventions for comorbid depressive disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits predict low treatment retention in cocaine dependent patients
    Efrat Aharonovich
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, Division on Substance Abuse, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:313-22. 2006
    ..Modified behavioral and pharmacologic interventions should be considered to target mild cognitive impairments to improve substance treatment outcome...
  15. ncbi request reprint A randomized placebo-controlled trial of gabapentin for cocaine dependence
    Adam Bisaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:267-74. 2006
    ..Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant medication that increases human brain GABA levels. We evaluated the safety and efficacy of gabapentin combined with relapse-prevention therapy in the treatment of cocaine-dependent individuals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Postdischarge cannabis use and its relationship to cocaine, alcohol, and heroin use: a prospective study
    Efrat Aharonovich
    Division on Substance Abuse, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1507-14. 2005
    ..Because cannabis is a widely used substance, the authors examined whether cannabis use during follow-up after discharge from inpatient treatment affected cocaine, alcohol, and/or heroin use...
  17. ncbi request reprint Utility of lead-in period in cocaine dependence pharmacotherapy trials
    Adam Bisaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:7-11. 2005
    ..Findings of this study suggest that route and level of cocaine use during lead-in be used as a covariate in models testing treatment effect...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment, retention and abstinence among cocaine abusers in cognitive-behavioral treatment
    Efrat Aharonovich
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:207-11. 2003
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence that cognitive impairments may decrease treatment retention and abstinence in CBT of cocaine dependence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence symptoms and alcohol dehydrogenase 2 polymorphism: Israeli Ashkenazis, Sephardics, and recent Russian immigrants
    Deborah Hasin
    Division of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health and the Department of Psychiatry Colle of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:1315-21. 2002
    ..We studied the relationship of ADH2*2 to DSM-IV dependence severity in a random community sample of Israeli Ashkenazis, recent Russian immigrants (also Ashkenazis), and Sephardics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and ADH2 in Israel: Ashkenazis, Sephardics, and recent Russian immigrants
    Deborah Hasin
    Division of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1432-4. 2002
    ....
  21. pmc Antisocial behavioral syndromes in cocaine and cannabis dependence
    John J Mariani
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division on Substance Abuse, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:405-14. 2008
    ..Antisocial behavioral syndromes are commonly diagnosed in patients with SUD and future research should evaluate prognostic implications of AABS compared to ASPD in a variety of clinical treatment settings...