M L Stitzer

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Combined behavioral and pharmacological treatments for smoking cessation
    M L Stitzer
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S181-7; discussion S207-10. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Classic texts revisited. Re: Similarities in Animal and Human Drug-Taking Behavior by Roland R. Griffiths, George E. Bigelow, Jack E. Henningfield, in: Advances in Substance Abuse, Volume 1, JAI Press Inc., 1980, pp. 190
    Maxine Stitzer
    Behavioral Biology Research Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore MD 21224, USA
    Addiction 100:1196-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of abstinence-based incentives: interaction with intake stimulant test results
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:805-11. 2007
  4. pmc Motivational incentives research in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Mid Atlantic Node, NIDA CTN, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S61-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Abstinence-based incentives in methadone maintenance: interaction with intake stimulant test results
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:344-50. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for treatment of substance abuse
    Maxine Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 2:411-34. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Contingency management: utility in the treatment of drug abuse disorders
    M L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 83:644-7. 2008
  8. pmc Drug users' adherence to a 6-month vaccination protocol: effects of motivational incentives
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224 6823, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 107:76-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of methadone take-home contingencies with persistent opiate and cocaine abusers
    M A Chutuape
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 16:23-30. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of urine testing frequency on outcome in a methadone take-home contingency program
    M A Chutuape
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 62:69-76. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Combined behavioral and pharmacological treatments for smoking cessation
    M L Stitzer
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S181-7; discussion S207-10. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Classic texts revisited. Re: Similarities in Animal and Human Drug-Taking Behavior by Roland R. Griffiths, George E. Bigelow, Jack E. Henningfield, in: Advances in Substance Abuse, Volume 1, JAI Press Inc., 1980, pp. 190
    Maxine Stitzer
    Behavioral Biology Research Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore MD 21224, USA
    Addiction 100:1196-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of abstinence-based incentives: interaction with intake stimulant test results
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:805-11. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that stimulant abusers presenting to treatment with a stimulant-negative urine benefit from abstinence incentives, but alternative treatment approaches are needed for those who test stimulant positive at intake...
  4. pmc Motivational incentives research in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Mid Atlantic Node, NIDA CTN, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S61-9. 2010
    ..Implications for the use of motivational incentive methods in clinical practice are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Abstinence-based incentives in methadone maintenance: interaction with intake stimulant test results
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:344-50. 2007
    ..84; CI = 1.25-2.71). These findings suggest that abstinence incentives have significant clinical benefits independent of initial drug use severity among methadone maintenance patients with ongoing stimulant drug use...
  6. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for treatment of substance abuse
    Maxine Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 2:411-34. 2006
    ..It also reviews design features that appear critical in the successful adaptation of the techniques. In addition, areas for future research are described...
  7. doi request reprint Contingency management: utility in the treatment of drug abuse disorders
    M L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 83:644-7. 2008
    ..Thus, CM has proven to be widely useful as a direct therapeutic intervention and as a tool in treatment development...
  8. pmc Drug users' adherence to a 6-month vaccination protocol: effects of motivational incentives
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224 6823, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 107:76-9. 2010
    ..Thus, incentives may be useful for addressing adherence and allowing participants to reap the full benefits of newly developed medications...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of methadone take-home contingencies with persistent opiate and cocaine abusers
    M A Chutuape
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 16:23-30. 1999
    ..05, respectively). Thus, the study demonstrated that take-home incentives can be effective for reducing during-treatment use of opiates and cocaine in methadone patients with a poor prognosis related to their persistent multiple drug use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of urine testing frequency on outcome in a methadone take-home contingency program
    M A Chutuape
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 62:69-76. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint A reinforcement-based therapeutic workplace for the treatment of drug abuse: six-month abstinence outcomes
    K Silverman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 9:14-23. 2001
    ..59% of thrice-weekly urine samples drug negative, respectively, p < .05). The Therapeutic Workplace can effectively treat heroin and cocaine abuse in pregnant and postpartum women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Voucher-based reinforcement of cocaine abstinence in treatment-resistant methadone patients: effects of reinforcement magnitude
    K Silverman
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 146:128-38. 1999
    ..Reinforcement magnitude was a critical determinant of the effectiveness of this abstinence reinforcement intervention...
  13. ncbi request reprint Moderate- vs high-dose methadone in the treatment of opioid dependence: a randomized trial
    E C Strain
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    JAMA 281:1000-5. 1999
    ..However, despite recommendations regarding effective dosing of methadone, controlled clinical trials of higher-dose methadone have not been conducted...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relative potency of levo-alpha-acetylmethadol and methadone in humans under acute dosing conditions
    T Eissenberg
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 289:936-45. 1999
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Reinforcement-based outpatient treatment for opiate and cocaine abusers
    E C Katz
    Cornerstone Treatment Research Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:93-8. 2001
    ..Treatment outcomes compare favorably with those reported in the literature for outpatient nonmethadone treatment of opiate and cocaine abusers. Continued evaluation of this new treatment appears warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint Methods for enhancing transition of substance dependent patients from inpatient to outpatient treatment
    M A Chutuape
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 6823, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 61:137-43. 2001
    ..More escort+incentive participants (76%) than those in the incentive (44%) or standard conditions (24%) completed intake. The escort+incentive procedure may be useful for improving transition from detoxification to aftercare...
  17. ncbi request reprint Contingency management in methadone maintenance: effects of reinforcing and aversive consequences on illicit polydrug use
    M Y Iguchi
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Biology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Francis Scott Key Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224
    Drug Alcohol Depend 22:1-7. 1988
    ..Of the seven subjects no longer in treatment, five were in the combined intervention group.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  18. ncbi request reprint Manipulation of cigarette craving through rapid smoking: efficacy and effects on smoking behavior
    E J Houtsmuller
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224 6823, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 142:149-57. 1999
    ..Thus, craving was reliably suppressed by aversive rapid smoking, but craving scores did not predict actual smoking behavior...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparative effects of alcohol and marijuana on mood, memory, and performance
    S J Heishman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 58:93-101. 1997
    ..These data are useful for understanding the relative performance impairment produced by alcohol and marijuana at the delivered doses and the relationship between their subjective and behavioral effects...
  20. ncbi request reprint One-, three-, and six-month outcomes after brief inpatient opioid detoxification
    M A Chutuape
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 27:19-44. 2001
    ..Thus brief detoxification may serve as an effective harm-reduction intervention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Smoking during pregnancy and intention to quit: a profile of methadone-maintained women
    N A Haug
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:333-9. 2001
    ..Innovative harm-reduction strategies and nicotine replacement medications deserve scientific attention in this high-risk group of tenacious smokers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gradual dose taper following chronic buprenorphine
    A B Becker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Addict 10:111-21. 2001
    ..Relapse may have been triggered by a desire to re-experience the drug's positive subjective effects, craving, or low motivation to remain drug-free. A longer taper combined with an expanded range of treatments may improve prognosis...
  23. doi request reprint Brief interventions for tobacco cessation
    Maxine Stitzer
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addiction 103:305-6; discussion 309. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Antinociceptive, subjective and behavioral effects of smoked marijuana in humans
    M K Greenwald
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:261-75. 2000
    ..Naltrexone did not significantly influence marijuana dose-effect curves, suggesting no role of endogenous opiates in marijuana-induced antinociception under these conditions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of d-amphetamine, secobarbital, and marijuana on choice behavior: social versus nonsocial options
    S J Heishman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 99:156-62. 1989
    ..This may be one mechanism by which psychoactive drugs facilitate social conversation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparative drug use and psychosocial profiles of opioid dependents applying for medication versus medication-free treatment
    Zulema Cumberbatch
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:237-49. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Prize-based contingency management does not increase gambling
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:269-73. 2006
    ..No differences in gambling over time were noted between those assigned to the prize CM versus standard care conditions, indicating that this prize CM procedure does not adversely impact gambling behavior among stimulant abusers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking in the absence of nicotine: behavioral, subjective and physiological effects over 11 days
    Eric C Donny
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addiction 102:324-34. 2007
    ..The purpose of this experiment was to characterize the effects of smoking stimuli delivered in the absence of nicotine over an extended (11-day) exposure...
  29. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of rapid smoking as a lapse-responsive treatment for tobacco dependence
    Laura M Juliano
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:429-38. 2006
    ..Although rapid smoking has been shown to be an effective treatment for initial smoking cessation, in this preliminary study the authors failed to demonstrate its effectiveness as a lapse-responsive treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of a low-cost incentive intervention to improve counseling attendance among methadone-maintained patients
    Stacey C Sigmon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:253-8. 2005
    ..76%) and promoted periods of continuous attendance. These data further support the effectiveness of low-cost incentive programs in enhancing counseling attendance among methadone patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of lower-cost incentives on stimulant abstinence in methadone maintenance treatment: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study
    Jessica M Peirce
    Mid Atlantic Node, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:201-8. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Aftercare plans of inpatients undergoing detoxification
    Michelle Tuten
    Cornerstone Treatment Research Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:547-55. 2007
    ..With low rates of enrollment in aftercare programs, the findings of this study may be of help in determining what services will best assist individuals recovering from addiction...
  33. pmc Contingency management in cocaine abusers: a dose-effect comparison of goods-based versus cash-based incentives
    Ryan Vandrey
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:338-43. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in adolescents during residential treatment for substance use disorders
    Geetha A Subramaniam
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Addict 13:256-67. 2004
    ..Longer length of stay patients showed significant decline in scores only at Week 5. Females, Caucasians, and high frequency cocaine/opiates users had elevated depressive symptoms, while those with shorter duration of abstinence did not...
  35. pmc The association of self-reported neighborhood disorganization and social capital with adolescent alcohol and drug use, dependence, and access to treatment
    ERIN L WINSTANLEY
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:173-82. 2008
    ..This research examines adolescent perceptions of neighborhood disorganization and social capital to determine if they are associated with adolescent alcohol or drug (AOD) use, AOD dependence, and access to AOD treatment...
  36. pmc Infrequent illicit methadone use among stimulant-using patients in methadone maintenance treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
    Li Tzy Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Addict 17:304-11. 2008
    ..Illicit methadone use among patients in maintenance programs is infrequent; however, a number of factors may increase risk of illicit use...
  37. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for the treatment of methamphetamine use disorders
    John M Roll
    David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1993-9. 2006
    ..An experimentally rigorous investigation on the topic was provided by a large multisite trial conducted under the auspices of the Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute on Drug Abuse...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of prize-based incentives on outcomes in stimulant abusers in outpatient psychosocial treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1148-56. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Methadone doses of 100 mg or greater are more effective than lower doses at suppressing heroin self-administration in opioid-dependent volunteers
    Eric C Donny
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addiction 100:1496-509. 2005
    ..This greater efficacy may result from greater cross-tolerance to the reinforcing effects of heroin...
  40. ncbi request reprint A comparison of voucher-delivery schedules for the initiation of cocaine abstinence
    Christopher J Correia
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, 226 Thach Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:253-8. 2005
    ..However, contrary to the initial hypothesis, the shaping reinforcement condition did not increase rates of abstinence on the final abstinence test...
  41. ncbi request reprint Subjective effects of the nicotine lozenge: assessment of abuse liability
    Elisabeth J Houtsmuller
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, MD 21224 6823, Baltimore, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 167:20-7. 2003
    ..However, its resemblance to commercially marketed lozenges and its palatability, intended to increase medication compliance, may increase its abuse liability, especially among younger individuals...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of cigarette nicotine content and smoking pace on subsequent craving and smoking
    Jesse Dallery
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, P O Box 112250, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 165:172-80. 2003
    ..Rapid smoking procedures and denicotinized cigarettes can be used to further disentangle these factors, and to explore the relationship between craving and smoking...
  43. ncbi request reprint A reinforcement-based therapeutic workplace for the treatment of drug abuse: three-year abstinence outcomes
    Kenneth Silverman
    Center for Learning and Health, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:228-40. 2002
    ..05) abstinence on the basis of monthly urine samples collected until 3 years after intake. The Therapeutic Workplace can be an effective long-term treatment of cocaine and heroin addiction in poor and chronically unemployed young mothers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of selegiline (L-deprenyl) during smoking and short-term abstinence
    Elisabeth J Houtsmuller
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224 6823, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 163:213-20. 2002
    ..Medications that modulate dopamine levels may have beneficial effects on both withdrawal symptom levels and on response to smoking lapses during abstinence...
  45. ncbi request reprint Flavor improvement does not increase abuse liability of nicotine chewing gum
    Elisabeth J Houtsmuller
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224 6823, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:559-68. 2002
    ..Younger subjects reported fewer withdrawal symptoms and lower ratings for drug effects and flavor. Improved flavor of nicotine gum does not increase abuse liability, but may be associated with enhanced craving reduction...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in methadone maintenance patients
    Miriam Z Mintzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Biology Research Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 67:41-51. 2002
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Voucher reinforcement for heroin and cocaine abstinence in an outpatient drug-free program
    Elizabeth C Katz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:136-43. 2002
    ..7% voucher vs. 9% no voucher). Possible reasons for negative findings are discussed. Findings suggest that voucher programs must be better tailored to the clinical population and behavioral targets being addressed...
  48. ncbi request reprint High-dose methadone produces superior opioid blockade and comparable withdrawal suppression to lower doses in opioid-dependent humans
    Eric C Donny
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 161:202-12. 2002
    ..The efficacy of methadone for treating heroin dependence derives, in part, from suppression of opiate withdrawal and attenuation of the effects of heroin...
  49. ncbi request reprint Single- versus dual-drug target: effects in a brief abstinence incentive procedure
    Christopher J Correia
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 11:302-8. 2003
    ..Results suggest that adding a second drug target does not impede short-term cocaine abstinence initiation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Voucher-based reinforcement of opiate abstinence during methadone detoxification
    Elias Robles
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 65:179-89. 2002
    ..Voucher-based reinforcement procedures could be useful for successfully transitioning patients into opiate antagonist therapy, or drug-free treatments...
  51. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of long-term reinforcement of cocaine abstinence in methadone-maintained patients who inject drugs
    Kenneth Silverman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:839-54. 2004
    ..Therefore, voucher-based reinforcement of cocaine abstinence in methadone patients can be a highly effective maintenance intervention...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cocaine abstinence during methadone maintenance: effects of repeated brief exposure to voucher-based reinforcement
    Stacey C Sigmon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 12:269-75. 2004
    ..The study supports brief abstinence test efficacy but did not find that unpredictable opportunities to earn incentives generalized to nonreinforced days...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy for nicotine dependence
    Jack E Henningfield
    Clinical Pharmacology, Pinney Associates, Bethesda, MD, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:281-99; quiz 322-3, 325. 2005
    ..Increasing the treatment options, increasing availability, and reducing the perceived cost of these medications may have an additional public health impact...
  54. ncbi request reprint Opioid abuse and cognitive performance
    Miriam Z Mintzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Biology Research Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:225-30. 2005
    ..Further research is necessary to explore the factors underlying performance impairment in MMP and to determine the clinical significance of the observed impairments for daily performance in the natural environment...
  55. ncbi request reprint The brief abstinence test: effects of continued incentive availability on cocaine abstinence
    Elizabeth C Katz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:10-7. 2002
    ..The study confirmed the utility of quantitative urine-testing methods combined with high valued incentives to promote cocaine abstinence initiation in methadone maintenance patients...
  56. ncbi request reprint Reinforcement-based therapy: 12-month evaluation of an outpatient drug-free treatment for heroin abusers
    Hendree E Jones
    Cornerstone Treatment Research Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Cornerstone D 3 E, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:119-28. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Experimental evidence for a causal relationship between smoking lapse and relapse
    Laura M Juliano
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:166-73. 2006
    ..Smoking outcomes did not differ between nicotine-containing and denicotinized cigarettes. The data suggest that stimulus factors may play an important role in lapse to relapse processes...
  58. ncbi request reprint Expired carbon monoxide levels in self-reported smokers and nonsmokers in prison
    Karen L Cropsey
    Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:653-9. 2006
    ..Results suggest that CO cutoffs higher than 3 ppm may misclassify some smokers as nonsmokers and underestimate the prevalence of smoking...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cash value of voucher reinforcers in pregnant drug-dependent women
    James Rosado
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:41-7. 2005
    ..These results suggest that voucher discounting does occur among patients in drug treatment. However, vouchers retain 80%-90% of their cash value and thus remain relatively potent reinforcers...
  60. ncbi request reprint Identifying pregnant women at risk for early attrition from substance abuse treatment
    Wendy B Kissin
    Westat, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:31-8. 2004
    ..Interventions are needed to target pregnant clients most at risk for early treatment attrition...

Research Grants27

  1. RECOVERY HOUSING AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT OUTCOMES
    Maxine Stitzer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, the project has both scientific value for services research and practical value for clinical application. ..
  2. PARAMETRIC STUDIES OF DRUG ABUSE ABSTINENCE INCENTIVES
    Maxine Stitzer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The information to be obtained will further advance our understanding of incentive therapies and how these can be tailored for improved efficacy in specific populations. ..
  3. Experimental Analysis of Smoking Relapse
    Maxine Stitzer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Further, valuable information will be obtained about the potentially powerful effects of smoking after brief periods of abstinence (lapse) using these new models. ..
  4. Clinical Trials Network-Mid-Atlantic Collaborative Group
    Maxine Stitzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, the Mid Atlantic Node has had a strong record of successful leadership and participation in the national CTN and is well positioned to continue these contributions in the future. ..
  5. SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH ON NICOTINE AND TOBACCO ANN MEETING
    Maxine Stitzer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Partial support of this meeting by NIDA would further highlight the agency's commitment to the importance of nicotine and tobacco research. ..
  6. NOVEL LAPSE-RESPONSIVE APPROACH TO SMOKING CESSATION
    Maxine Stitzer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Therapeutic procedures that reduce or reverse the detrimental effects of early lapse could be a significant breakthrough in improving smoking cessation rates. ..
  7. Improving Care Continuity in Drug Abuse Treatment
    Maxine L Stitzer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Overall, the project will provide valuable new data that can be used by policy makers to select treatment transition options that will maximize continuity of care within a drug abuse treatment services delivery system. ..