Alan A Baumeister

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Affiliation: Louisiana State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The chlorpromazine enigma
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 22:14-29. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of severe mental illness in the United States: an historical overview
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 20:247-58. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The early history of the neuroscience of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 21:263-79. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Toward standardized usage of the word serendipity in the historiography of psychopharmacology
    Alan A Baumeister
    Psychology Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 19:253-70. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Serendipity and the cerebral localization of pleasure
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 15:92-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The serotonin hypothesis of schizophrenia: a historical case study on the heuristic value of theory in clinical neuroscience
    Alan A Baumeister
    Psychology Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 13:277-91. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The myth of reserpine-induced depression: role in the historical development of the monoamine hypothesis
    Alan A Baumeister
    Psychology Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 12:207-20. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Historical development of the dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70815, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 11:265-77. 2002
  9. doi request reprint The search for an endogenous schizogen: the strange case of taraxein
    ALAN BAUMEISTER
    Psychology Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 20:106-22. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Effects of selective serotonin2 ligands on behaviors evoked by stress in the rat
    Mike F Hawkins
    Department of Psychology, 236 Audubon Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 90:632-9. 2008

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The chlorpromazine enigma
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 22:14-29. 2013
    ..Although the idea of chemical communication between central neurons had yet to gain wide acceptance, this idea was central to resolving the chlorpromazine enigma...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of severe mental illness in the United States: an historical overview
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 20:247-58. 2012
    ..It is a balanced presentation of the arguments for and against a rise in mental illness. Original data from U.S. censuses and national reporting of mental hospital statistics are incorporated...
  3. doi request reprint The early history of the neuroscience of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 21:263-79. 2012
    ..In 1970, the catecholamine hypothesis of ADHD was proposed. It is concluded that early theories about the neurobiologic basis of ADHD anticipated core ideas of modern theory...
  4. doi request reprint Toward standardized usage of the word serendipity in the historiography of psychopharmacology
    Alan A Baumeister
    Psychology Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 19:253-70. 2010
    ..The analysis also reveals examples of relatively pure serendipitous and non-serendipitous discoveries. The proposed definition appears to be reliable and valid...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serendipity and the cerebral localization of pleasure
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 15:92-8. 2006
    ..This episode in the history of neuroscience illustrates the importance of sagacity in serendipitous scientific discoveries. It also shows that "mental preparedness" can be an obstacle to progress...
  6. ncbi request reprint The serotonin hypothesis of schizophrenia: a historical case study on the heuristic value of theory in clinical neuroscience
    Alan A Baumeister
    Psychology Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 13:277-91. 2004
    ..It is shown that the original serotonin hypothesis of schizophrenia did, in fact, lead to significant advances in neuropharmacology, neurology and psychiatry...
  7. ncbi request reprint The myth of reserpine-induced depression: role in the historical development of the monoamine hypothesis
    Alan A Baumeister
    Psychology Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 12:207-20. 2003
    ..It serves as a heuristic to guide research, it enhances psychiatry's prestige, and it helps to validate and promote drug therapy for depression and other mental disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Historical development of the dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70815, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 11:265-77. 2002
    ..Most previous accounts of the development of the dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia emphasize the first line of research and ignore the second...
  9. doi request reprint The search for an endogenous schizogen: the strange case of taraxein
    ALAN BAUMEISTER
    Psychology Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 20:106-22. 2011
    ..This article recounts the scientific developments that led up to Heath's putative discovery and it explores the scientific findings for and against the taraxein theory of schizophrenia...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of selective serotonin2 ligands on behaviors evoked by stress in the rat
    Mike F Hawkins
    Department of Psychology, 236 Audubon Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 90:632-9. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the observed effects of DOI on behaviors evoked by stress were mediated by activation of both 5-HT(2A) and 5-HT(2C) receptors...
  11. pmc An evaluation of stimulant medication on the reinforcing effects of play
    Robert H LaRue
    Louisiana State University, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:143-7. 2008
    ..The findings indicate that the reinforcer assessment procedure may be a viable way to evaluate medication effects on an ongoing basis and to inform treatment decisions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Continuity and discontinuity in the historical development of modern psychopharmacology
    Alan A Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 14:199-209. 2005
    ..Instead, the rise of modern psychopharmacology was the culmination of a linear growth of biological knowledge that began to develop in the nineteenth century...
  13. ncbi request reprint Behavioral responses to stress following central and peripheral injection of the 5-HT(2) agonist DOI
    Mike F Hawkins
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 73:537-44. 2002
    ..The results suggest that activation of 5-HT(2) receptors produces an anxiolytic effect in rats subjected to acute tail pinch stress...