Udi E Ghitza

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Psychosocial functioning and cocaine use during treatment: strength of relationship depends on type of urine-testing method
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, Treatment Section, Intramural Research Program IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, NIH DHHS, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:169-77. 2007
  2. pmc Contingency management reduces injection-related HIV risk behaviors in heroin and cocaine using outpatients
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, Treatment Section, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Addict Behav 33:593-604. 2008
  3. pmc Randomized trial of prize-based reinforcement density for simultaneous abstinence from cocaine and heroin
    Udi E Ghitza
    Treatment Section, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, Intramural Research Program IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, National Institute of Health NIH, MD, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:765-74. 2007
  4. pmc Effect of reinforcement probability and prize size on cocaine and heroin abstinence in prize-based contingency management
    Udi E Ghitza
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch Treatment Section, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 200, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:539-49. 2008
  5. pmc Randomized trial comparing two treatment strategies using prize-based reinforcement of abstinence in cocaine and opiate users
    Kenzie L Preston
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:551-63. 2008
  6. pmc Peptide YY3-36 decreases reinstatement of high-fat food seeking during dieting in a rat relapse model
    Udi E Ghitza
    Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11522-32. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Nonreporting of cannabis use: Predictors and relationship to treatment outcome in methadone maintained patients
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, Treatment Section Intramural Research Program IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, National Institutes of Health NIH, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Addict Behav 32:938-49. 2007
  8. pmc Role of BDNF and GDNF in drug reward and relapse: a review
    Udi E Ghitza
    Center for the Clinical Trials Network, NIDA, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:157-71. 2010
  9. pmc Self-report of illicit benzodiazepine use on the Addiction Severity Index predicts treatment outcome
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, Treatment Section, Intramural Research Program IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:150-7. 2008
  10. pmc Clonidine blocks stress-induced craving in cocaine users
    Michelle L Jobes
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 251 Bayview Blvd, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 218:83-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Psychosocial functioning and cocaine use during treatment: strength of relationship depends on type of urine-testing method
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, Treatment Section, Intramural Research Program IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, NIH DHHS, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:169-77. 2007
    ..Cocaine use during treatment, especially when measured with New Uses criteria, can predict psychosocial functioning, but cannot substitute for direct measures of psychosocial functioning...
  2. pmc Contingency management reduces injection-related HIV risk behaviors in heroin and cocaine using outpatients
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, Treatment Section, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Addict Behav 33:593-604. 2008
    ..CM targeted toward cocaine and heroin use produces significant reductions in injection-related drug-taking behaviors associated with heightened risk for getting or transmitting HIV...
  3. pmc Randomized trial of prize-based reinforcement density for simultaneous abstinence from cocaine and heroin
    Udi E Ghitza
    Treatment Section, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, Intramural Research Program IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, National Institute of Health NIH, MD, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:765-74. 2007
    ..Computerized drawing with higher-density prizes enhanced reduction of cocaine use; abstinence reinforcement had long-term therapeutic benefits...
  4. pmc Effect of reinforcement probability and prize size on cocaine and heroin abstinence in prize-based contingency management
    Udi E Ghitza
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch Treatment Section, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 200, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:539-49. 2008
    ..Higher probability of winning, but not the size of individual prizes, was associated with a greater percentage of cocaine-negative, but not opiate-negative, urines...
  5. pmc Randomized trial comparing two treatment strategies using prize-based reinforcement of abstinence in cocaine and opiate users
    Kenzie L Preston
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:551-63. 2008
    ..Opiate abstinence was greater in the opiate-cocaine group post-CM, and heroin craving was reduced in this group during and post-CM. Draws earned per cocaine-negative urine (four vs. one) did not affect cocaine use...
  6. pmc Peptide YY3-36 decreases reinstatement of high-fat food seeking during dieting in a rat relapse model
    Udi E Ghitza
    Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11522-32. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Nonreporting of cannabis use: Predictors and relationship to treatment outcome in methadone maintained patients
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, Treatment Section Intramural Research Program IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, National Institutes of Health NIH, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Addict Behav 32:938-49. 2007
    ..Nonreporting of THC use is a significant predictor of greater cocaine and heroin use. This association can be eliminated with contingency management therapy...
  8. pmc Role of BDNF and GDNF in drug reward and relapse: a review
    Udi E Ghitza
    Center for the Clinical Trials Network, NIDA, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:157-71. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Self-report of illicit benzodiazepine use on the Addiction Severity Index predicts treatment outcome
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, Treatment Section, Intramural Research Program IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:150-7. 2008
    ..Thus, in a sample of non-dependent BZD users, self-reported illicit BZD use on the ASI, even at low levels, predicted worse outcome on cocaine use and blunted response to CM...
  10. pmc Clonidine blocks stress-induced craving in cocaine users
    Michelle L Jobes
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 251 Bayview Blvd, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 218:83-8. 2011
    ..In rodents, alpha-2 adrenergic agonists such as clonidine block stress-induced reinstatement of drug seeking, but not drug cue-induced reinstatement...
  11. pmc Brain mu-opioid receptor binding predicts treatment outcome in cocaine-abusing outpatients
    Udi E Ghitza
    Intramural Research Program, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:697-703. 2010
    ..In cocaine-abusing outpatients in treatment, the relationship of mOR binding and treatment outcome is unknown...
  12. pmc The anxiogenic drug yohimbine reinstates palatable food seeking in a rat relapse model: a role of CRF1 receptors
    Udi E Ghitza
    Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, NIDA IRP NIH DHHS, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:2188-96. 2006
    ..These data suggest that CRF is involved in stress-induced relapse to palatable food seeking, and that CRF1 antagonists should be considered for the treatment of maladaptive eating habits...
  13. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic responsiveness in human cocaine users
    Udi E Ghitza
    Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 86:207-13. 2007
    ..Studies of human cocaine users given a serotonergic challenge have produced inconsistent results...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of relapse to heroin and cocaine seeking: an update and clinical implications
    Jennifer M Bossert
    Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, IRP NIDA NIH DHHS, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 526:36-50. 2005
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Common data elements for substance use disorders in electronic health records: the NIDA Clinical Trials Network experience
    Udi E Ghitza
    Center for the Clinical Trials Network, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9557, USA
    Addiction 108:3-8. 2013
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The mGluR2/3 agonist LY379268 attenuates context- and discrete cue-induced reinstatement of sucrose seeking but not sucrose self-administration in rats
    Jennifer M Bossert
    Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH DHHS, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Behav Brain Res 173:148-52. 2006
    ..These results suggest that similar neuronal mechanisms mediate cue-induced relapse to opiate- and palatable food seeking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Conditioned drug reward enhances subsequent spatial learning and memory in rats
    Hai Feng Zhai
    Department of Neuropharmacology, National Institute on Drug Dependence, Peking University, 38, Xue Yuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100083, China
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 195:193-201. 2007
    ..A context that is repeatedly paired with reinforcing drugs will acquire secondary reinforcing properties (conditioned reward). However, the effects of conditioned reward on spatial learning are unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Persistent cue-evoked activity of accumbens neurons after prolonged abstinence from self-administered cocaine
    Udi E Ghitza
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Neurosci 23:7239-45. 2003
    ..Moreover, the accumbens shell appears to be involved in discriminating the motivational value of reward-related associative stimuli, whereas the accumbens core does not...
  19. doi request reprint Stress impairs reconsolidation of drug memory via glucocorticoid receptors in the basolateral amygdala
    Xiao Yi Wang
    Department of Neuropharmacology, National Institute on Drug Dependence, Peking University, Beijing 100083, China
    J Neurosci 28:5602-10. 2008
    ..These results show that stress blocks reconsolidation of a drug-related memory, and this effect is mediated by activation of GRs in the BLA...
  20. ncbi request reprint Differences between accumbens core and shell neurons exhibiting phasic firing patterns related to drug-seeking behavior during a discriminative-stimulus task
    Udi E Ghitza
    Dept of Psychology, Rutgers University, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:1608-14. 2004
    ....