J R Brasic

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Correlation of the vesicular acetylcholine transporter densities in the striata to the clinical abilities of women with Rett syndrome
    James Robert Brasic
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland 21287 0807, USA
    Synapse 66:471-82. 2012
  2. pmc Positron emission tomography experience with 2-[¹⁸F]fluoro-3-(2(S)-azetidinylmethoxy)pyridine (2-[¹⁸F]FA) in the living human brain of smokers with paranoid schizophrenia
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0807, USA
    Synapse 66:352-68. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Screening people with disturbed sleep for depression
    James Robert Brasic
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 103:765-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Documentation of ethnicity
    James Robert Brasic
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:859-61. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Does stimulant medication decrease the lower extremity response times of children with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 North Caroline Street, Room 3245, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 104:67-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Monitoring people treated with isotretinoin for depression
    James Robert Brasic
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 100:1312-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Risks of the consumption of beverages containing quinine
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1022-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Obtaining funding for new researchers in psychology
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:276-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Documentation of demographic data
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicin, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:151-2. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Beneficial and adverse effects of pets
    James Robert Brasic
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:444. 2002

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Correlation of the vesicular acetylcholine transporter densities in the striata to the clinical abilities of women with Rett syndrome
    James Robert Brasic
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland 21287 0807, USA
    Synapse 66:471-82. 2012
    ..I]IBVM is a promising tool to characterize the pathophysiological mechanisms of RTT and other neurodevelopmental disabilities...
  2. pmc Positron emission tomography experience with 2-[¹⁸F]fluoro-3-(2(S)-azetidinylmethoxy)pyridine (2-[¹⁸F]FA) in the living human brain of smokers with paranoid schizophrenia
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0807, USA
    Synapse 66:352-68. 2012
    ..0105) (StataCorp, 2003), which was likely due to occupancy of nAChRs by inhaled nicotine in smokers. Further research is needed to rule out the effects of confounding variables...
  3. ncbi request reprint Screening people with disturbed sleep for depression
    James Robert Brasic
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 103:765-6. 2006
    ..Different forms of disturbed sleep are associated with specific subtypes of depression. Those with evidence of depression must then be referred for prompt treatment to abort serious adverse outcomes, including suicide...
  4. ncbi request reprint Documentation of ethnicity
    James Robert Brasic
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:859-61. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Does stimulant medication decrease the lower extremity response times of children with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 North Caroline Street, Room 3245, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 104:67-8. 2007
    ..Well-designed controlled clinical trials are needed to evaluate this hypothesis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Monitoring people treated with isotretinoin for depression
    James Robert Brasic
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 100:1312-4. 2007
    ..Those with evidence of depression must then be referred for prompt treatment to abort serious adverse outcomes, including suicide. Psychologists constitute key members of the treatment team of patients taking isotretinoin...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risks of the consumption of beverages containing quinine
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:1022-4. 2003
    ..Psychologists need to inquire about consumption of quinine-containing beverages as part of an evaluation process...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obtaining funding for new researchers in psychology
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:276-8. 2003
    ..Grants designed for men and women and various ethnic groups are valuable resources. Courteous acknowledgment of sponsorship by the grantee facilitates continued grants from the funding source...
  9. ncbi request reprint Documentation of demographic data
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicin, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:151-2. 2003
    ..Secondary categorization as "Hispanic" is obtained to facilitate comparison with the general population data. The form requests information about ethnic mixtures in subjects. Psychometric properties are being elucidated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Beneficial and adverse effects of pets
    James Robert Brasic
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:444. 2002
    ..The beneficial and adverse effects of pets on people with special mental and physical conditions merit inclusion in psychological evaluations and treatments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical assessment of tics
    J R Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Psychol Rep 89:48-50. 2001
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  12. ncbi request reprint Differentiating myoclonus from tics
    J R Brasic
    Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Rep 86:155-6. 2000
    ..Although it appears to be a valuable tool for clinical, educational, and research purposes, psychometric characterization of the Myoclonus Versus Tic Checklist is needed...
  13. pmc Single photon emission computed tomography experience with (S)-5-[(123)I]iodo-3-(2-azetidinylmethoxy)pyridine in the living human brain of smokers and nonsmokers
    James Robert Brasic
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Synapse 63:339-58. 2009
    ..We conclude that 5-[(123)I]IA is a safe, well-tolerated, and effective pharmacologic agent for human subjects to estimate high-affinity alpha4/beta2 nAChRs in the living human brain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral assessment of children and adolescents attending a developmental disabilities clinic
    James Robert Brasic
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:1079-86. 2004
    ..Children and adolescents with developmental disabilities may be vulnerable to experience functional impairment and akathisia, tics, and other dyskinesias when administered traditional neuroleptic medications...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brain imaging research: does the science serve clinical practice?
    Dean F Wong
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Nuclear Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0807, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:541-58. 2007
    ..For example, an optimal dose of D2 antagonist antipsychotics produces occupancy of 65% to 80% of D2 receptors, while a greater dose carries a risk of extrapyramidal side effects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of benign solitary fibrous tumors by positron emission tomography
    Mohab Alexander
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    South Med J 97:1264-7. 2004
    ..FDG PET has high sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value in the diagnostic clarification of radiologically indeterminate pulmonary lesions...
  17. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of esophageal cancer by 2-deoxy-2-F-18 fluoro-D-glucose positron emission tomography (F-18 FDG PET)
    Mohab Alexander
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0807, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 31:566-7. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Linear regression with spatial constraint to generate parametric images of ligand-receptor dynamic PET studies with a simplified reference tissue model
    Yun Zhou
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neuroimage 18:975-89. 2003
    ..We conclude that the new linear equations yield a reliable, computationally efficient, and robust LRSC algorithm to generate parametric images of ligand-receptor dynamic PET studies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical assessment of adventitious movements
    J R Brasic
    Bellevue Hospital Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016 6481, USA
    Psychol Rep 83:739-50. 1998
    ..Experienced raters attained agreement of 59% to 100% on ratings of tardive dyskinesia and 48% to 100% on tics. Hindrances to reliability included poor quality of some tapes, high activity of subjects, and fatigue of raters...
  20. ncbi request reprint Progressive catatonia
    J R Brasic
    Department of Psychiatry, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016 6481, USA
    Psychol Rep 84:239-46. 1999
    ..This report is an attempt to clarify the traits of a serious variant of progressive brain degeneration...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pets and health
    J R Brasic
    Bellevue Hospital Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016 6481, USA
    Psychol Rep 83:1011-24. 1998
    ..Pets appear to be therapeutic for some individuals and deleterious for others. The controversies concerning the effects of pets on health merit objective assessment by unbiased researchers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Noradrenergic and dopaminergic effects of (+)-amphetamine-like stimulants in the baboon Papio anubis
    Mohab Alexander
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Synapse 56:94-9. 2005
    ..Viewed collectively, the present data indicate that typical clinical doses of phentermine and (+/-)-ephedrine may not release central DA in humans, a hypothesis that should ultimately be tested in controlled clinical studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography--a tool for identifying the effects of alcohol dependence on the brain
    Dean F Wong
    Russel H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, John Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 27:161-73. 2003
    ..In addition, imaging studies may help in the development of new medications for alcoholism treatment...