David M Penetar

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Bupropion reduces some of the symptoms of marihuana withdrawal in chronic marihuana users: a pilot study
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, USA
    Subst Abuse 6:63-71. 2012
  2. pmc The isoflavone puerarin reduces alcohol intake in heavy drinkers: a pilot study
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:251-6. 2012
  3. pmc Effects of transcutaneous electric acupoint stimulation on drug use and responses to cue-induced craving: a pilot study
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA, 02478, USA
    Chin Med 7:14. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Transdermal nicotine alters some of marihuana's effects in male and female volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:211-23. 2005
  5. pmc Kudzu extract treatment does not increase the intoxicating effects of acute alcohol in human volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:726-34. 2011
  6. pmc Nicotine pretreatment increases dysphoric effects of alcohol in luteal-phase female volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:526-46. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic profile of the isoflavone puerarin after acute and repeated administration of a novel kudzu extract to human volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:543-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison among plasma, serum, and whole blood ethanol concentrations: impact of storage conditions and collection tubes
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 32:505-10. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Benztropine pretreatment does not affect responses to acute cocaine administration in human volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School MA 02478, USA
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:549-59. 2006
  10. pmc Effects of sleep deprivation on brain bioenergetics, sleep, and cognitive performance in cocaine-dependent individuals
    George H Trksak
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Lab, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA McLean Imaging Center, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA Sleep Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:947879. 2013

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Publications18

  1. pmc Bupropion reduces some of the symptoms of marihuana withdrawal in chronic marihuana users: a pilot study
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, USA
    Subst Abuse 6:63-71. 2012
    ..33% completion for placebo). These results suggest that bupropion may be useful for alleviating marihuana withdrawal symptoms and be useful in subject retention during long-term cessation programs...
  2. pmc The isoflavone puerarin reduces alcohol intake in heavy drinkers: a pilot study
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:251-6. 2012
    ..A pilot study was conducted to assess the effects of one primary isoflavone--puerarin--for its ability to modify alcohol intake in humans...
  3. pmc Effects of transcutaneous electric acupoint stimulation on drug use and responses to cue-induced craving: a pilot study
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA, 02478, USA
    Chin Med 7:14. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Transdermal nicotine alters some of marihuana's effects in male and female volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:211-23. 2005
    ..These effects have implications for the safety and efficacy of marihuana smokers who are self-medicating with the nicotine transdermal patch to manage their tobacco dependence...
  5. pmc Kudzu extract treatment does not increase the intoxicating effects of acute alcohol in human volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:726-34. 2011
    ..This study was designed to test this hypothesis...
  6. pmc Nicotine pretreatment increases dysphoric effects of alcohol in luteal-phase female volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:526-46. 2009
    ..Heart rate and skin temperature were recorded. Luteal-phase women reported peak positive (e.g. "stimulated") and peak negative effects (e.g. "clumsy", "dizzy") almost twice as great as low progesterone women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic profile of the isoflavone puerarin after acute and repeated administration of a novel kudzu extract to human volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:543-8. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the pharmacokinetic profile of puerarin, the major isoflavone found in a kudzu (Pueraria lobata) extract after acute and repeated administration...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison among plasma, serum, and whole blood ethanol concentrations: impact of storage conditions and collection tubes
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 32:505-10. 2008
    ..This study shows that blood samples containing ethanol at levels ranging from 60 to 90 mg/dL (0.06 to 0.09 mg%) are not significantly altered by the type of collection tube used or storage condition during a 10-day period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Benztropine pretreatment does not affect responses to acute cocaine administration in human volunteers
    David M Penetar
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School MA 02478, USA
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:549-59. 2006
    ..The exact therapeutic application of benztropine as a possible adjunct treatment for cocaine abuse in humans require further exploration...
  10. pmc Effects of sleep deprivation on brain bioenergetics, sleep, and cognitive performance in cocaine-dependent individuals
    George H Trksak
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Lab, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA McLean Imaging Center, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA Sleep Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:947879. 2013
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  11. pmc A therapeutic dose of zolpidem has limited abuse-like effects in drug-naïve females: a pilot study
    Stephanie C Licata
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 598:64-7. 2008
    ..Thus, a therapeutic dose of zolpidem may have limited potential for misuse among females who have no experience with drugs of abuse...
  12. pmc Kudzu root extract does not perturb the sleep/wake cycle of moderate drinkers
    Bethany K Bracken
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 17:961-6. 2011
    ..Many medications used to treat alcohol dependence also affect sleep. Therefore, as a possible treatment for alcohol dependence, the impact of kudzu root extract on the sleep/wake cycle is an important aspect of its effectiveness...
  13. pmc Effects of sleep deprivation on sleep homeostasis and restoration during methadone-maintenance: a [31]P MRS brain imaging study
    George H Trksak
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02472, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:79-91. 2010
    ..Results suggest that differences in sleep and brain chemistry during RE in MM participants may be reflective of a disruption in homeostatic sleep function...
  14. pmc Effects of daily treatment with citicoline: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study in cocaine-dependent volunteers
    Stephanie C Licata
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Addict Med 5:57-64. 2011
    ..We demonstrated previously that citicoline, a compound used to repair neuronal damage in stroke and brain injury, is safe in cocaine-abusing volunteers...
  15. doi request reprint Extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) attenuates brain responses to alcohol cues in alcohol-dependent volunteers: a bold FMRI study
    Scott E Lukas
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Neuroimage 78:176-85. 2013
    ..Such an effect on brain function may interrupt the processes associated with "slips" and relapse, which may account for XR-NTX's ability to maintain abstinence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incidence and patterns of polydrug use and craving for ecstasy in regular ecstasy users: an ecological momentary assessment study
    James W Hopper
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 85:221-35. 2006
    ..Previous studies employing retrospective assessments methods found that regular ecstasy users frequently use alcohol, marihuana and other drugs in combination with ecstasy...
  17. pmc Eight weeks of citicoline treatment does not perturb sleep/wake cycles in cocaine-dependent adults
    Bethany K Bracken
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, 02478, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 98:518-24. 2011
    ..Therefore, it is important to know the impact of citicoline on the sleep/wake cycle in these individuals in order to rate its overall efficacy...
  18. pmc A therapeutic dose of zolpidem reduces thalamic GABA in healthy volunteers: a proton MRS study at 4 T
    Stephanie C Licata
    Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:819-29. 2009
    ..A great deal is known about the behavioral effects of this drug in humans and laboratory animals, but little is known about zolpidem's specific effects on neurochemistry in vivo...