Suzette Evans

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of intravenous cocaine across the menstrual cycle in rhesus monkeys
    Suzette M Evans
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1889-900. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Mood and performance changes in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder: acute effects of alprazolam
    S M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 19:499-516. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Differential response to alcohol in light and moderate female social drinkers
    S M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 15:167-81. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Exogenous progesterone attenuates the subjective effects of smoked cocaine in women, but not in men
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:659-74. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of repeated doses of intravenous cocaine across the menstrual cycle in rhesus monkeys
    Suzette M Evans
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 83:56-66. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot double-blind treatment trial of memantine for alcohol dependence
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:775-82. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of estradiol and progesterone in modulating the subjective effects of stimulants in humans
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:418-26. 2007
  8. pmc Acute interaction of baclofen in combination with alcohol in heavy social drinkers
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:19-30. 2009
  9. pmc Does the response to cocaine differ as a function of sex or hormonal status in human and non-human primates?
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Horm Behav 58:13-21. 2010
  10. pmc Response to alcohol in women: role of the menstrual cycle and a family history of alcoholism
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Departmentof Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:18-30. 2011

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of intravenous cocaine across the menstrual cycle in rhesus monkeys
    Suzette M Evans
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1889-900. 2004
    ..Rather, the change in LH levels depended on menstrual cycle phase and cocaine dose. In summary, there is little evidence that the pharmacokinetics of cocaine vary as a function of menstrual cycle phase...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mood and performance changes in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder: acute effects of alprazolam
    S M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 19:499-516. 1998
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that acute administration of alprazolam doses are not clinically useful for the treatment of PMS...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differential response to alcohol in light and moderate female social drinkers
    S M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 15:167-81. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Exogenous progesterone attenuates the subjective effects of smoked cocaine in women, but not in men
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:659-74. 2006
    ..These results indicate that progesterone modulates the response to cocaine in women and suggests that fluctuations in endogenous progesterone levels account for some of the sex differences observed in humans...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of repeated doses of intravenous cocaine across the menstrual cycle in rhesus monkeys
    Suzette M Evans
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 83:56-66. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot double-blind treatment trial of memantine for alcohol dependence
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:775-82. 2007
    ..This 16-week double-blind outpatient pilot clinical trial determined if memantine was more effective than placebo at reducing alcohol use in actively drinking alcohol-dependent patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of estradiol and progesterone in modulating the subjective effects of stimulants in humans
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:418-26. 2007
    ..Therefore, the menstrual cycle should be addressed in mixed-gender studies. Moreover, the modulatory effects of progesterone on reducing the positive effects of cocaine may have some clinical utility in treating stimulant abusers...
  8. pmc Acute interaction of baclofen in combination with alcohol in heavy social drinkers
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:19-30. 2009
    ..In addition, the effects of baclofen alone, and in combination with alcohol, on subjective effects, cognitive performance effects, as well as alcohol craving, were assessed...
  9. pmc Does the response to cocaine differ as a function of sex or hormonal status in human and non-human primates?
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Horm Behav 58:13-21. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Response to alcohol in women: role of the menstrual cycle and a family history of alcoholism
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Departmentof Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:18-30. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Response to alcohol in females with a paternal history of alcoholism
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 169:10-20. 2003
    ..g. lower ratings of intoxication) than males without a family history of alcoholism (FHN). The purpose of this pilot study was to determine if FHP females also showed a reduced sensitivity to alcohol compared to FHN females...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of alprazolam and buspirone in light and moderate female social drinkers
    S M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032 USA
    Behav Pharmacol 13:427-39. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Smoked cocaine self-administration in females and voucher incentives for abstinence
    S M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Subst Abuse 10:143-62. 1998
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of flupenthixol on subjective and cardiovascular responses to intravenous cocaine in humans
    S M Evans
    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
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:271-83. 2001
    ..Taken together, these findings indicate that flupenthixol is not a good candidate for treating cocaine abusers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Smoked heroin in rhesus monkeys: effects of heroin extinction and fluid availability on measures of heroin seeking
    Suzette M Evans
    Division on Substance Abuse, 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
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 74:723-37. 2003
    ..These data suggest that in nondependent rhesus monkeys, measures of heroin seeking decreased when heroin was not available and seeking behavior shifted to the available alternative commodity...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effects of smoked cocaine during the follicular and luteal phases of the menstrual cycle in women
    Suzette M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 159:397-406. 2002
    ..Few studies have systematically determined whether the response to cocaine in human females is related to hormonal fluctuations at different phases of the menstrual cycle...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increased sensitivity to alprazolam in females with a paternal history of alcoholism
    S M Evans
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, NY 10032, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 150:150-62. 2000
    ..Few studies have directly examined the effects of benzodiazepines in individuals with a family history of alcoholism, particularly women, to determine whether they are differentially sensitive to their effects...
  18. doi request reprint Sex differences and hormonal influences on response to mechanical pressure pain in humans
    William J Kowalczyk
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pain 11:330-42. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence is associated with blunted dopamine transmission in the ventral striatum
    Diana Martinez
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:779-86. 2005
    ..This study measured D2 receptors and dopamine transmission in human alcohol-dependent (AD) subjects using positron emission tomography (PET) and [11C]raclopride...
  20. pmc Changes in mood, cognitive performance and appetite in the late luteal and follicular phases of the menstrual cycle in women with and without PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder)
    Stephanie Collins Reed
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Horm Behav 54:185-93. 2008
    ..An altered serotonergic system in women with PMDD may be the underlying mechanism for the observed symptoms; correspondingly, treatment with specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) remains the preferred treatment at this time...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bupropion treatment for cocaine abuse and adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Frances R Levin
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:1-16. 2002
    ..However, a future study directly comparing BPR to MPH in a double-blind placebo-controlled trial is needed...
  22. pmc Cardiovascular and subjective effects of repeated smoked cocaine administration in experienced cocaine users
    Stephanie Collins Reed
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 102:102-7. 2009
    ..These data indicate modest tolerance rather than sensitization to the positive subjective effects of cocaine with repeated exposure...
  23. pmc The effects of oral micronized progesterone on smoked cocaine self-administration in women
    Stephanie Collins Reed
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Horm Behav 59:227-35. 2011
    ..However, based on previous literature, further research assessing the role of oral progesterone for the treatment of cocaine dependence in women is warranted...
  24. pmc Evaluation of potential sex differences in the subjective and analgesic effects of morphine in normal, healthy volunteers
    Sandra D Comer
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208:45-55. 2010
    ..To date, there have been few experimental studies investigating this effect in humans, and the conclusions have been equivocal...
  25. pmc The effects of progesterone pretreatment on the response to oral d-amphetamine in Women
    Stephanie C Reed
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Horm Behav 58:533-43. 2010
    ..Additional studies are needed to explore the modulatory role of progesterone on the effects of AMPH to determine whether progesterone has any clinical utility for AMPH abuse...
  26. pmc Intranasal cocaine in humans: effects of sex and menstrual cycle
    Stephanie L Collins
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 86:117-24. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cognitive functioning of methadone-maintenance patients: impact of adult ADHD and current cocaine dependence
    Daniel J Brooks
    New York State Psychiatry Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:15-25. 2006
    ..Diagnostic services capable of identifying cognitive deficits among MMP with ADHD and/or CD are needed to maximize the likelihood of treatment success and to serve as an indicator for the efficacy of therapeutic approaches...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cocaine dependent treatment seekers with adult ADHD: double-blind comparison of methylphenidate and placebo
    Frances R Levin
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:20-9. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of memantine in combination with alcohol in moderate drinkers
    Adam Bisaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 172:16-24. 2004
    ..Alcohol effects in humans involve N-methyl- d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor-mediated glutamatergic neurotransmission. It has been proposed that NMDA receptor antagonists may be effective in the treatment of alcohol dependence...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy for marijuana dependence: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of divalproex sodium
    Frances Rudnick Levin
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Addict 13:21-32. 2004
    ..The design of a preliminary clinical trial should include a psychosocial/behavioral intervention emphasizing motivation and medication compliance and a placebo control group...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of buprenorphine on candy and sweetened fluid self-administration by rhesus monkeys
    Sandra D Comer
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 164:200-6. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and other psychopathology on treatment retention among cocaine abusers in a therapeutic community
    Frances Rudnick Levin
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive Unit 66, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1875-82. 2004
    ..Future investigations may be useful to determine whether pharmacologic or nonpharmacologic interventions might improve treatment outcome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of serum fatty acid ethyl esters and urinary 5-hydroxytryptophol as biochemical markers of recent ethanol consumption
    Adam Bisaga
    Division on Substance Abuse, NYS Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:214-8. 2005
    ..To examine the effects of an acute dose of ethanol on serum fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEEs) concentration and urinary 5-hydroxytryptophol (5-HTOL)/5-hydroxyindole-3-acetic acid (5-HIAA) ratio...
  34. ncbi request reprint Treatment of methadone-maintained patients with adult ADHD: double-blind comparison of methylphenidate, bupropion and placebo
    Frances R Levin
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:137-48. 2006
    ..Taken together, sustained-release methylphenidate or sustained-release bupropion did not provide a clear advantage over placebo in reducing ADHD symptoms or additional cocaine use in methadone-maintained patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Response to cocaine, alone and in combination with methylphenidate, in cocaine abusers with ADHD
    Stephanie L Collins
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:158-67. 2006
    ..Thus, oral MPH-SR is safe in combination with repeated cocaine doses and decreases some of the positive and reinforcing effects of cocaine in cocaine abusers with ADHD...
  36. ncbi request reprint The acute effects of gabapentin in combination with alcohol in heavy drinkers
    Adam Bisaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:25-32. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the acute effects of gabapentin, an anticonvulsant that increases extracellular GABA, on the subjective, physiological, and performance effects of alcohol in heavy (mean 34 drinks per week) alcohol drinkers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of response-independent candy on responding maintained by candy using a novel model of commodity acquisition and consumption in nonhuman primates
    Richard W Foltin
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:729-39. 2002
    ..The present procedure, which combines operant and place preference measures of commodity acquisition, when used in combination with methods of studying reinstatement of responding, may prove useful in analyzing factors affecting relapse...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sex differences and hormonal influences on response to cold pressor pain in humans
    William J Kowalczyk
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pain 7:151-60. 2006
    ..These results suggest that circulating gonadal hormones might mediate adaptation to cold pressor pain...
  39. ncbi request reprint Alcohol outcome expectancies and risk for alcohol use problems in women with and without a family history of alcoholism
    Allison Dorlen Pastor
    Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 66, New York 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 70:201-14. 2003
    ..Thus, the results of the present study indicate that issues related to the level of alcohol consumption, menstrual cycle phase and family history of alcoholism should be considered when addressing alcohol abuse in women...
  40. pmc Use of an operant task to estimate food reinforcement in adult humans with and without BED
    Jennifer A Nasser
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1816-20. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that food reinforcement after a caloric preload would be related to BED status, but not hunger...

Research Grants32

  1. COCAINE'S EFFECTS ACROSS THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results will clarify an area of literature that is in disarray, in part because of the failure to adequately control for menstrual cycle in studies with human and non-human primates. ..
  2. Effects of Smoked Heroin Across the Menstrual Cycle
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed studies will be the first to systematically evaluate these effects in female non-human primates. ..
  3. Progesterone Treatment for Cocaine-Dependent Women
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e., women who primarily use cocaine by other routes other than smoked). ..
  4. VULNERABILITY TO ANXIOLYTIC ABUSE IN WOMEN
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This careful characterization will provide important information for prevention strategies and guide drug abuse treatment in these groups of individuals. ..
  5. Sex Differences in Stress & Impulsivity in Cocaine Abusers
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These data collected using human laboratory models will have direct implications for developing differential treatment strategies targeting impulsive behavior, stress reduction, and gender-specific treatment issues. ..
  6. VULNERABILITY TO ANXIOLYTIC ABUSE IN WOMEN
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This careful characterization will provide important information for prevention strategies and guide drug abuse treatment in these groups of individuals. ..
  7. Progesterone Treatment for Cocaine-Dependent Women
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., women who primarily use cocaine by other routes other than smoked). ..
  8. Sex Differences in Stress & Impulsivity in Cocaine Abusers
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These data collected using human laboratory models will have direct implications for developing differential treatment strategies targeting impulsive behavior, stress reduction, and gender-specific treatment issues. ..
  9. VULNERABILITY TO ANXIOLYTIC ABUSE IN WOMEN
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  10. MEDICATIONS DEVELOPMENT FOR ALCOHOL ABUSE: NMDA AGENTS
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  11. VULNERABILITY TO ANXIOLYTIC ABUSE IN WOMEN
    Suzette M Evans; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This careful characterization will provide important information for prevention strategies and guide drug abuse treatment in these groups of individuals. ..