Sarah W Book

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Severity of anxiety in mental health versus addiction treatment settings when social anxiety and substance abuse are comorbid
    Sarah W Book
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1158-61. 2012
  2. pmc Treating individuals with social anxiety disorder and at-risk drinking: phasing in a brief alcohol intervention following paroxetine
    Sarah W Book
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 27:252-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Client attitudes toward alcohol use self-report
    Sarah W Book
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Subst Abus 33:124-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Novel anticonvulsants in the treatment of alcoholism
    Sarah W Book
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Charleston Alcohol Research Center, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 14:371-6. 2005
  5. pmc Paroxetine reduces social anxiety in individuals with a co-occurring alcohol use disorder
    Sarah W Book
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:310-8. 2008
  6. pmc Social anxiety impacts willingness to participate in addiction treatment
    Sarah W Book
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, 4 North, MSC 861, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Addict Behav 34:474-6. 2009
  7. pmc Treatment of social anxiety with paroxetine: mediation of changes in anxiety and depression symptoms
    Jared P Dempsey
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 50:135-41. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A complex relationship between co-occurring social anxiety and alcohol use disorders: what effect does treating social anxiety have on drinking?
    Suzanne E Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:77-84. 2008
  9. pmc Comorbidity of generalized anxiety disorder and alcohol use disorders among individuals seeking outpatient substance abuse treatment
    Joshua P Smith
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA
    Addict Behav 35:42-5. 2010
  10. pmc Medical treatment of alcohol dependence: a systematic review
    Peter M Miller
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 42:227-66. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Severity of anxiety in mental health versus addiction treatment settings when social anxiety and substance abuse are comorbid
    Sarah W Book
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1158-61. 2012
    ..The results suggest that clinicians should attend to social anxiety symptom severity in patients with co-occurring social anxiety and addiction, regardless of the condition for which treatment is sought...
  2. pmc Treating individuals with social anxiety disorder and at-risk drinking: phasing in a brief alcohol intervention following paroxetine
    Sarah W Book
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 27:252-8. 2013
    ..3). Paroxetine decreased social anxiety severity in the face of heavy drinking and decreasing the anxiety was related to a concurrent decrease in coping related drinking. BI was not effective at decreasing drinking or drinking to cope...
  3. doi request reprint Client attitudes toward alcohol use self-report
    Sarah W Book
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Subst Abus 33:124-9. 2012
    ..Thus, mental health clinicians should not be deterred from alcohol screening by perceived negative attitudes from patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Novel anticonvulsants in the treatment of alcoholism
    Sarah W Book
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Charleston Alcohol Research Center, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 14:371-6. 2005
    ..Although none of these agents have yet been approved by the FDA, there is growing evidence in the literature to support their use...
  5. pmc Paroxetine reduces social anxiety in individuals with a co-occurring alcohol use disorder
    Sarah W Book
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:310-8. 2008
    ..This study provides the first evidence-based recommendation for the use of an SSRI to treat social anxiety in this patient population...
  6. pmc Social anxiety impacts willingness to participate in addiction treatment
    Sarah W Book
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, 4 North, MSC 861, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Addict Behav 34:474-6. 2009
    ..Socially anxious substance abusers were 4-8 times more likely to endorse that shyness interfered with addiction treatment activities. These findings have clinical and research implications...
  7. pmc Treatment of social anxiety with paroxetine: mediation of changes in anxiety and depression symptoms
    Jared P Dempsey
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 50:135-41. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that this pattern of mediational relationships may be fundamental to social anxiety, rather than specific to treatment modality or secondary comorbidity...
  8. ncbi request reprint A complex relationship between co-occurring social anxiety and alcohol use disorders: what effect does treating social anxiety have on drinking?
    Suzanne E Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:77-84. 2008
    ..Interventions that reduce both social anxiety and drinking are needed. Paroxetine, an FDA-approved medication to treat social anxiety disorder, reduces anxiety in individuals with co-occurring alcohol problems...
  9. pmc Comorbidity of generalized anxiety disorder and alcohol use disorders among individuals seeking outpatient substance abuse treatment
    Joshua P Smith
    Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA
    Addict Behav 35:42-5. 2010
    ..Study findings provide initial evidence that GAD may be a prevalent and relevant factor among individuals with AUD seeking outpatient substance abuse treatment...
  10. pmc Medical treatment of alcohol dependence: a systematic review
    Peter M Miller
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 42:227-66. 2011
    ..To summarize published data on pharmacologic treatments for alcohol dependence alone and in combination with brief psychosocial therapies that may be feasible for primary care and specialty medical settings...
  11. pmc Improving acceptance of naltrexone in community addiction treatment centers: a pilot study
    Suzanne E Thomas
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:260-8. 2008
    ..This study is the first reported attempt to develop and test an intervention specifically to improve acceptance of adjunctive medications for alcoholism among nonmedical addiction professionals...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of modafinil in stimulant abusers: low abuse potential
    Robert Malcolm
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Addict 11:247-9. 2002

Research Grants1

  1. Training in Comorbidity of Alcoholism and Mental Illness
    SARAH BOOK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Her ultimate goal is to become an independent clinical researcher, while still treating patients and providing didactic substance abuse education to future generations of medical professionals. ..