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Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Substance use disorders and PTSD: an exploratory study of treatment preferences among military veterans
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC, United States Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:369-73. 2014
  2. pmc Effects of gender and cigarette smoking on reactivity to psychological and pharmacological stress provocation
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, PO Box 250861, Charleston, SC, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:560-8. 2008
  3. pmc Early life trauma and sensitivity to current life stressors in individuals with and without cocaine dependence
    Sudie E Back
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:389-96. 2008
  4. pmc Treatment challenges associated with comorbid substance use and posttraumatic stress disorder: clinicians' perspectives
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Addict 18:15-20. 2009
  5. pmc Prescription opioid aberrant behaviors: a pilot study of sex differences
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Clin J Pain 25:477-84. 2009
  6. pmc Reactivity to laboratory stress provocation predicts relapse to cocaine
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Neuroscience Division, 67 President Street, MSC861, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:21-7. 2010
  7. pmc Gender and prescription opioids: findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Medical University of South Carolina, 125 Doughty St, PO Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Addict Behav 35:1001-7. 2010
  8. pmc Training physician-scientists: a model for integrating research into psychiatric residency
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, in Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 35:40-5. 2011
  9. pmc Characteristics and correlates of men and women with prescription opioid dependence
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Clinical Neuroscience Division, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 36:829-34. 2011
  10. pmc Comparative profiles of men and women with opioid dependence: results from a national multisite effectiveness trial
    Sudie E Back
    Clinical Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:313-23. 2011

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Substance use disorders and PTSD: an exploratory study of treatment preferences among military veterans
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC, United States Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:369-73. 2014
    ..More recently, however, integrated treatments have shown promise. This study investigated Veterans' perceptions of the interrelationship between SUDs and PTSD, as well as treatment preferences...
  2. pmc Effects of gender and cigarette smoking on reactivity to psychological and pharmacological stress provocation
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, PO Box 250861, Charleston, SC, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:560-8. 2008
    ..In addition, there is some evidence for a more robust neuroendocrine and physiologic response to acute laboratory stress in women as compared to men...
  3. pmc Early life trauma and sensitivity to current life stressors in individuals with and without cocaine dependence
    Sudie E Back
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:389-96. 2008
    ..Adverse childhood events may lead to an altered view of the environment that contributes to increased irritability with daily life events among cocaine-dependent individuals...
  4. pmc Treatment challenges associated with comorbid substance use and posttraumatic stress disorder: clinicians' perspectives
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Addict 18:15-20. 2009
    ..The findings increase understanding of SUD/PTSD treatment challenges, and may be useful for enhancing therapist training programs, supervision effectiveness, and designing optimal SUD/PTSD interventions...
  5. pmc Prescription opioid aberrant behaviors: a pilot study of sex differences
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Clin J Pain 25:477-84. 2009
    ..Little is known about the sex differences in specific types of aberrant behaviors or sex-specific predictors of such behaviors. The current study is aimed to begin addressing this gap in the literature...
  6. pmc Reactivity to laboratory stress provocation predicts relapse to cocaine
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Neuroscience Division, 67 President Street, MSC861, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:21-7. 2010
    ..Elevated levels of stress have been associated with relapse to cocaine; however, the nature of this association is not well understood...
  7. pmc Gender and prescription opioids: findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Medical University of South Carolina, 125 Doughty St, PO Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Addict Behav 35:1001-7. 2010
    ..This study compared correlates, sources and predictors of prescription opioid non-medical use, as well as abuse or dependence among men and women in a nationally-representative sample...
  8. pmc Training physician-scientists: a model for integrating research into psychiatric residency
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, in Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 35:40-5. 2011
    ..Physicians with in-depth experience and formal training in research design, development, implementation, statistical analysis, and interpretation of scientific information are rare...
  9. pmc Characteristics and correlates of men and women with prescription opioid dependence
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Clinical Neuroscience Division, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 36:829-34. 2011
    ..The findings highlight clinically relevant gender differences and may help enhance the design of gender-sensitive screening and treatment interventions for prescription opioids...
  10. pmc Comparative profiles of men and women with opioid dependence: results from a national multisite effectiveness trial
    Sudie E Back
    Clinical Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:313-23. 2011
    ..Accumulating evidence indicates important gender differences in substance use disorders. Little is known, however, about gender differences and opioid use disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral stress management for individuals with substance use disorders: a pilot study
    Sudie E Back
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:662-8. 2007
    ..Although preliminary, the findings suggest that systematic investigation of interventions specifically targeting stress management in individuals with substance use disorders should be undertaken...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cocaine dependence with and without post-traumatic stress disorder: a comparison of substance use, trauma history and psychiatric comorbidity
    S Back
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Addict 9:51-62. 2000
    ..Routine assessment of trauma history and PTSD may assist in the identification of a subgroup of cocaine users in need of special prevention and treatment efforts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence and posttraumatic stress disorder: differences in clinical presentation and response to cognitive-behavioral therapy by order of onset
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:29-37. 2005
    ..These findings increase awareness of the importance of considering the order of onset and may ultimately lead to treatment improvements for this population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in stress reactivity among cocaine-dependent individuals
    Sudie E Back
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, PO Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 180:169-76. 2005
    ..Important gender differences, such as reasons for using substances, have been well documented, and it is likely that men and women also differ in their stress response...
  15. ncbi request reprint Symptom improvement in co-occurring PTSD and alcohol dependence
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:690-6. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint PTSD and the HPA axis: differences in response to the cold pressor task among individuals with child vs. adult trauma
    Elizabeth J Santa Ana
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, P O Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:501-9. 2006
    ..The findings reveal differences in the neuroendocrine response to the CPT in individuals with PTSD compared to control subjects, and differences in PTSD subjects when examined by age of index trauma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of club drug use in a treatment-seeking sample of individuals with marijuana dependence
    Marcia L Verduin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Am J Addict 16:484-7. 2007
    ..This appears to be the first study to report on club drug use in treatment-seeking marijuana-dependent individuals. Clinical implications and directions for future research are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in individuals with comorbid alcohol dependence and post-traumatic stress disorder
    Susan C Sonne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Am J Addict 12:412-23. 2003
    ..PTSD more often preceded alcohol dependence in women than in men. The results illustrate a number of gender differences that may shed light on etiologic models of comorbid alcohol dependence and PTSD...
  19. pmc Community-dwelling cocaine-dependent men and women respond differently to social stressors versus cocaine cues
    Angela E Waldrop
    Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President St, Charleston, SC 29403, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:798-806. 2010
    ..11]). No gender differences were found in ACTH responses to the CUE. The results are reviewed in the context of the existing literature on gender differences in cocaine dependence and potential implications for treatment are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparative profiles of women with PTSD and comorbid cocaine or alcohol dependence
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:169-89. 2003
    ..The current findings enhance our understanding of the substance-specific profiles of women with PTSD and comorbid substance use disorders and may have important implications for the design of dual-diagnosis interventions...
  21. pmc D-cycloserine and cocaine cue reactivity: preliminary findings
    Kimber L Price
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Neuroscience Division, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:434-8. 2009
    ..D-cycloserine (DCS), a partial glutamate N-methyl-D-aspartic acid (NMDA) receptor agonist, enhances extinction of conditioned fear responding in rodents and facilitates exposure-based learning in humans with anxiety disorders...
  22. pmc Relationship between child abuse and adult smoking
    Eve G Spratt
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 39:417-26. 2009
    ..In this study, the relationship between severe childhood abuse and smoking were examined in a group of adults without significant psychopathology...
  23. pmc Influence of cocaine dependence and early life stress on pituitary-adrenal axis responses to CRH and the Trier social stressor
    Megan M Moran-Santa Maria
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Neuroscience Division, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1492-500. 2010
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  24. pmc Gender differences in the effect of early life trauma on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning
    Stacia M DeSantis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:383-92. 2011
    ..Individuals with major depressive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, or psychotic or eating disorders were excluded...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sertraline in the treatment of co-occurring alcohol dependence and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Kathleen T Brady
    The Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:395-401. 2005
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) frequently co-occurs with alcohol use disorders. This study investigated the use of sertraline, a serotonin reuptake inhibitor, in treating co-occurring symptoms of alcohol dependence and PTSD...
  26. pmc Non-treatment laboratory stress- and cue-reactivity studies are associated with decreased substance use among drug-dependent individuals
    Stacia M DeSantis
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, 135 Cannon Street Suite 303, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:227-33. 2009
    ..This study examines whether participation in such studies alters drug-seeking behavior and which patient attributes contribute to increased use...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cocaine dependence and PTSD: a pilot study of symptom interplay and treatment preferences
    Sudie E Back
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, 67 President Street, PO Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 31:351-4. 2006
    ..The findings highlight the functional relationship between these two disorders and have direct implications for treatment interventions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Stress reactivity: biological and subjective responses to the cold pressor and Trier Social stressors
    Aimee L McRae
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:377-85. 2006
    ..The results suggest that the TSST results in a greater HPA response than the CPT; however, the CPT may have utility in diagnostically heterogeneous patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint The impact of alcohol dependence and posttraumatic stress disorder on cold pressor task response
    Kathleen T Brady
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Box 250861, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:700-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate HPA axis reactivity to the cold pressor task (CPT) among individuals with alcohol dependence, PTSD, and comorbid alcohol dependence and PTSD...
  30. pmc Sleep disturbances associated with posttraumatic stress disorder and alcohol dependence
    Angela E Waldrop
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 33:328-35. 2008
    ..These findings suggest a need for thorough assessment of sleep symptoms in patients presenting with PTSD or alcohol dependence...
  31. pmc Improving the transition from residential to outpatient addiction treatment: gender differences in response to supportive telephone calls
    Rickey E Carter
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:47-59. 2008
    ..The findings revealed that women were more likely than men to attend aftercare. This "gender effect" persisted after adjustment for a number of potential mediators...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cold pressor task reactivity: predictors of alcohol use among alcohol-dependent individuals with and without comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder
    Kathleen T Brady
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:938-46. 2006
    ..This study investigated the relationship between subjective and neuroendocrine stress reactivity to the cold pressor task (CPT) and prospective alcohol use among individuals with alcohol dependence, with and without comorbid PTSD...
  33. pmc Response to corticotropin-releasing hormone infusion in cocaine-dependent individuals
    Kathleen T Brady
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Neurosciences Division, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President St, PO Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:422-30. 2009
    ..Little is known about the response of cocaine-dependent individuals to CRH administration...
  34. ncbi request reprint Triggers for cocaine and alcohol use in the presence and absence of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Angela E Waldrop
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 32:634-9. 2007
    ..The findings highlight the importance of addressing individual-specific high-risk situations in relapse prevention...
  35. pmc Daily stressor sensitivity, abuse effects, and cocaine use in cocaine dependence
    Angela E Waldrop
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 32:3015-25. 2007
    ..Reactivity to cocaine cues was related to daily hassle sensitivity among women only. Limitations and implications of the findings are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Child sexual and physical abuse among college students in Singapore and the United States
    Sudie E Back
    Department of Psychology, The University of Georgia, Psychology Building, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:1259-75. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore differences in rates and characteristics of child sexual and physical abuse experiences among women in Singapore and the US...
  37. pmc Yohimbine stress potentiates conditioned cue-induced reinstatement of heroin-seeking in rats
    Kelly M Banna
    Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, BSB416B, 173 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Behav Brain Res 208:144-8. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that exposure to heroin-paired cues during yohimbine-induced stress greatly potentiates heroin-seeking, and support the simultaneous targeting of both stress and cue activation during relapse intervention...
  38. pmc The influence of monetary compensation on relapse among addicted participants: empirical vs. anecdotal evidence
    Jared P Dempsey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Addict 17:488-90. 2008
    ..Findings do not support commonly held concerns that cash incentives increase the risk of relapse following research participation...

Research Grants4

  1. COCAINE DEPENDENCE & PTSD: THE ROLE OF STRESS REACTIVITY
    SUDIE BACK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Careful study of the mechanistic link between stress, PTSD and cocaine dependence will inform existing theoretical models and may improve prevention and intervention efforts for this challenging patient population. ..
  2. TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH TRAINING: STRESS AND ADDICTION
    SUDIE BACK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, this research is aimed at improving the treatment of individuals with prescription opiate dependence and advancing the health of the nation. ..
  3. Integrated Treatment of OEF/OIF Veterans with PTSD and Substance Use Disorders
    Sudie E Back; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. military families. ..