A M White

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Experiential aspects of alcohol-induced blackouts among college students
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Neurobiology Research, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:205-24. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint What happened? Alcohol, memory blackouts, and the brain
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 27:186-96. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Many college freshmen drink at levels far beyond the binge threshold
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1006-10. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Understanding adolescent brain development and its implications for the clinician
    Aaron M White
    Division of Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3374, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 20:73-90, viii-ix. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Why vaccines are not the answer - the failure of V520 and the importance of cell-mediated immunity in the fight against HIV
    Aaron White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Hypotheses 71:909-13. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint College students lack knowledge of standard drink volumes: implications for definitions of risky drinking based on survey data
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:631-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of relapse during treatment and treatment completion among marijuana-dependent adolescents in an intensive outpatient substance abuse program
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3374, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Subst Abus 25:53-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Do college students drink more than they think? Use of a free-pour paradigm to determine how college students define standard drinks
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1750-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of alcohol-induced blackouts among college students: results of an e-mail survey
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Health 51:117-9, 122-31. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic-intermittent ethanol exposure during adolescence prevents normal developmental changes in sensitivity to ethanol-induced motor impairments
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:960-8. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Experiential aspects of alcohol-induced blackouts among college students
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Neurobiology Research, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:205-24. 2004
    ..Characteristics of blackouts among college students in the present study are compared to the standard model of blackouts based on reports from alcoholics...
  2. ncbi request reprint What happened? Alcohol, memory blackouts, and the brain
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 27:186-96. 2003
    ..Mechanisms underlying alcohol-induced memory impairments include disruption of activity in the hippocampus, a brain region that plays a central role in the formation of new autobiographical memories...
  3. ncbi request reprint Many college freshmen drink at levels far beyond the binge threshold
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1006-10. 2006
    ..The present study examined patterns of alcohol use beyond the binge threshold...
  4. ncbi request reprint Understanding adolescent brain development and its implications for the clinician
    Aaron M White
    Division of Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3374, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 20:73-90, viii-ix. 2009
    ..In this review, the changes that take place in the brain during the adolescent years are explored. What happens, how these changes can go awry, and how to help keep adolescent brain development on track will he axamined..
  5. doi request reprint Why vaccines are not the answer - the failure of V520 and the importance of cell-mediated immunity in the fight against HIV
    Aaron White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Hypotheses 71:909-13. 2008
    ..The available research, reviewed in this manuscript, suggests that HIV-specific transfer factors could prove extremely useful, far more useful than vaccines, in preventing and treating HIV infections...
  6. ncbi request reprint College students lack knowledge of standard drink volumes: implications for definitions of risky drinking based on survey data
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:631-8. 2005
    ..The study also examined whether feedback regarding the accuracy of their definitions of standard drinks leads students to alter their self-reported levels of consumption...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of relapse during treatment and treatment completion among marijuana-dependent adolescents in an intensive outpatient substance abuse program
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3374, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Subst Abus 25:53-9. 2004
    ..These findings add to a slowly growing literature regarding adolescent substance abuse treatment, and may help clinicians identify marijuana-dependent adolescents at greater risk of relapse or noncompliance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do college students drink more than they think? Use of a free-pour paradigm to determine how college students define standard drinks
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1750-6. 2003
    ..This information is critical given the widespread reliance on survey data for assessing the correlates and consequences of college drinking...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of alcohol-induced blackouts among college students: results of an e-mail survey
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Health 51:117-9, 122-31. 2002
    ..The female students who reported blackouts during the 2 weeks before the survey drank far less than male students did during this time period, supporting the use of gender-specific definitions of risky drinking...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic-intermittent ethanol exposure during adolescence prevents normal developmental changes in sensitivity to ethanol-induced motor impairments
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:960-8. 2002
    ..In the present study we examined the impact of repeated ethanol exposure during adolescence and adulthood on subsequent sensitivity to ethanol-induced motor impairments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of ethanol on motor coordination in adolescent and adult rats
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 73:673-7. 2002
    ..Given the critical role of motor coordination in the ability to operate motor vehicles and the central role of balance and coordination in field sobriety tests, these data could have important implications if extended to human subjects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Context-specific tolerance to the ataxic effects of alcohol
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 3374, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:107-10. 2002
    ..These data strongly suggest that tolerance to the ataxic effects of alcohol can become conditioned to contextual cues present at the time of alcohol administration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of ethanol on hippocampal place-cell and interneuron activity
    A M White
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Brain Res 876:154-65. 2000
    ..0 g/kg ethanol, but was occasionally suppressed by 1.5 g/kg ethanol. Results are interpreted in light of recent behavioral and electrophysiological studies examining the effects of ethanol on hippocampal function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute ethanol administration impairs spatial performance while facilitating nonspatial performance in rats
    D B Matthews
    Department of Psychology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 45056, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 72:169-79. 1999
    ..These results extend previous research showing that acute ethanol administration and lesions to the hippocampal system produce similar effects on learning and memory in rats...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ethanol, memory, and hippocampal function: a review of recent findings
    A M White
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA
    Hippocampus 10:88-93. 2000
    ..Evidence suggests that ethanol disrupts activity in the hippocampus by interacting directly with hippocampal neurons and by interacting with critical hippocampal afferents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inconsistencies between actual and estimated blood alcohol concentrations in a field study of college students: do students really know how much they drink?
    Courtney L Kraus
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1672-6. 2005
    ..If this is true, then students' actual blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) should be higher than BACs estimated based on self-report data. The present study examined this issue..
  17. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal function during adolescence: a unique target of ethanol effects
    Aaron M White
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:206-20. 2004
    ..Studies of this type have yielded valuable information for prevention, education, and public policy efforts related to underage drinking...
  18. ncbi request reprint Age-related effects of alcohol on memory and memory-related brain function in adolescents and adults
    Aaron M White
    Duke University Medical Center, Neurobiology Research Labs, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Recent Dev Alcohol 17:161-76. 2005
    ..While research on this topic is still in its infancy, the findings clearly suggest that adolescence represents a unique stage of sensitivity to the impact of alcohol on behavior and brain function...
  19. ncbi request reprint Placing hippocampal single-unit studies in a historical context
    P J Best
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA
    Hippocampus 9:346-51. 1999
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  20. ncbi request reprint Spatial processing in the brain: the activity of hippocampal place cells
    P J Best
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 24:459-86. 2001
    ..This paper reviews the major dimensions of the empirical research on place-cell activity and the development of computational models to explain various characteristics of place fields...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prenatal choline supplementation protects against postnatal neurotoxicity
    Shirley X Guo-Ross
    Neurobiology Research Laboratory, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Neurosci 22:RC195. 2002
    ..These data show that availability of a single nutrient, choline, during a brief period of prenatal development diminishes vulnerability to neurotoxicity in adolescent offspring...
  22. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of delta9-THC on learning in adolescent and adult rats
    Young May Cha
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 83:448-55. 2006
    ..This developmental sensitivity is analogous to the effects of ethanol, another commonly used recreational drug...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dietary prenatal choline supplementation alters postnatal hippocampal structure and function
    Qiang Li
    Neurobiology Research Laboratory, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham 27705, USA
    J Neurophysiol 91:1545-55. 2004
    ..These data indicate that dietary supplementation with a single nutrient, choline, during a brief, critical period of prenatal development, alters the structure and function of hippocampal pyramidal cells...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impairments in spatial learning and memory: ethanol, allopregnanolone, and the hippocampus
    Janelle M Silvers
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 526400, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN 38152, USA
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 43:275-84. 2003
    ..In addition, the possibility that ethanol-induced changes in neuroactive steroid levels contribute to the impact of ethanol on spatial learning and hippocampal function will be explored...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits and CNS damage after a 4-day binge ethanol exposure in rats
    Jennifer A Obernier
    Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7178, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:521-32. 2002
    ..The perseverative nature of the behavioral deficit could be related to both cognitive dysfunction and the behavioral components of the addiction process...