Victoria Di Sclafani

Summary

Affiliation: Neurobehavioral Research
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Treatment-naive active alcoholics have greater psychiatric comorbidity than normal controls but less than treated abstinent alcoholics
    Victoria Di Sclafani
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 129, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:115-22. 2008
  2. pmc Statistical parametric mapping of brain morphology: sensitivity is dramatically increased by using brain-extracted images as inputs
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
    Neuroimage 30:1187-95. 2006
  3. pmc Sub-diagnostic psychiatric comorbidity in alcoholics
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925 1110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:139-45. 2007
  4. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity in older long-term abstinent alcoholics
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 2800 Woodlawn DR Ste 129, Honolulu, HI 96822 1862, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1564-71. 2008
  5. pmc Increased white matter signal hyperintensities in long-term abstinent alcoholics compared with nonalcoholic controls
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, Honolulu, HI 96822 1862, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:70-8. 2009
  6. pmc Prefrontal cortical volume reduction associated with frontal cortex function deficit in 6-week abstinent crack-cocaine dependent men
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:87-93. 2002
  7. pmc Cognitive performance in long-term abstinent alcoholic individuals
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research Inc, Corte Madera, California 94925, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1538-44. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebral reserve capacity: implications for alcohol and drug abuse
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
    Alcohol 32:63-7. 2004
  9. pmc Sensation seeking in long-term abstinent alcoholics, treatment-naïve active alcoholics, and nonalcoholic controls
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1045-51. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Controlling for premorbid brain size in imaging studies: T1-derived cranium scaling factor vs. T2-derived intracranial vault volume
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
    Psychiatry Res 131:169-76. 2004

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Treatment-naive active alcoholics have greater psychiatric comorbidity than normal controls but less than treated abstinent alcoholics
    Victoria Di Sclafani
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 129, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:115-22. 2008
    ..We compared untreated versus treated alcoholics, in order to ascertain whether both groups belonged to the same population with regard to psychiatric comorbidity...
  2. pmc Statistical parametric mapping of brain morphology: sensitivity is dramatically increased by using brain-extracted images as inputs
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
    Neuroimage 30:1187-95. 2006
    ..We show how this reduction in the RMSEs profoundly affects power analyses. SPM2 analyses of brain-extracted images may require sample sizes only half as great as analyses of non-brain-extracted images...
  3. pmc Sub-diagnostic psychiatric comorbidity in alcoholics
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925 1110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:139-45. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity in older long-term abstinent alcoholics
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 2800 Woodlawn DR Ste 129, Honolulu, HI 96822 1862, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1564-71. 2008
    ..We compared these findings with our previously reported results in analogous middle-aged samples (MAA versus MNC)...
  5. pmc Increased white matter signal hyperintensities in long-term abstinent alcoholics compared with nonalcoholic controls
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, Honolulu, HI 96822 1862, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:70-8. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that such effects would persist into long-term abstinence, and evaluated them in middle-aged long-term abstinent alcoholics (LTAA) compared with age and gender comparable nonalcoholic controls (NAC)...
  6. pmc Prefrontal cortical volume reduction associated with frontal cortex function deficit in 6-week abstinent crack-cocaine dependent men
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:87-93. 2002
    ..Our goal was to test the a priori hypothesis of prefrontal cortical volume reduction, along with associated impairments in frontal mediated functions, and to look for differences between the Cr and CrA groups...
  7. pmc Cognitive performance in long-term abstinent alcoholic individuals
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research Inc, Corte Madera, California 94925, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1538-44. 2006
    ..We examined the association of neurocognitive variables with age, duration of abstinence, alcohol use measures, and the density of a family history of problem drinking...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebral reserve capacity: implications for alcohol and drug abuse
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
    Alcohol 32:63-7. 2004
    ..Finally, we comment on the most important public health implication of the cerebral reserve capacity model (vis-à-vis addiction)...
  9. pmc Sensation seeking in long-term abstinent alcoholics, treatment-naïve active alcoholics, and nonalcoholic controls
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1045-51. 2010
    ..In the current study, we examine sensation seeking in middle-aged long-term abstinent alcoholics (LTAA) and in younger actively drinking treatment-naïve alcoholics (TxN)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Controlling for premorbid brain size in imaging studies: T1-derived cranium scaling factor vs. T2-derived intracranial vault volume
    George Fein
    Neurobehavioral Research, Inc, 201 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
    Psychiatry Res 131:169-76. 2004
    ..Furthermore, neither race, sex, nor age accounted for any additional variance in ICV, indicating that neither race-, gender-, nor age-associated cranial bone thickness effects were present in this data set...