Kunal K Gandhi

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Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Higher serum caffeine in smokers with schizophrenia compared to smoking controls
    Kunal K Gandhi
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George St, Suite 105, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:151-5. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Lower quit rates among African American and Latino menthol cigarette smokers at a tobacco treatment clinic
    K K Gandhi
    Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 63:360-7. 2009
  3. pmc Nicotine intake and smoking topography in smokers with bipolar disorder
    Jill M Williams
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:618-27. 2012
  4. pmc Task persistence predicts smoking cessation in smokers with and without schizophrenia
    Marc L Steinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George Street, Suite 105, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:850-8. 2012
  5. pmc Shorter interpuff interval is associated with higher nicotine intake in smokers with schizophrenia
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:313-9. 2011
  6. pmc Varenicline for tobacco dependence: panacea or plight?
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George St, Suite 105, 08901, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:1799-812. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of caffeine and nicotine in people with schizophrenia
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 1:155-61. 2008
  8. pmc A comprehensive model for mental health tobacco recovery in new jersey
    Jill M Williams
    Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George Street, Suite 105, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 38:368-83. 2011
  9. pmc Comparison of two intensities of tobacco dependence counseling in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:384-93. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of the CHOICES program of peer-to-peer tobacco education and advocacy
    Jill M Williams
    Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:243-51. 2011

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Publications17

  1. pmc Higher serum caffeine in smokers with schizophrenia compared to smoking controls
    Kunal K Gandhi
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George St, Suite 105, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:151-5. 2010
    ..Clinical effects of smoking and caffeine intake are important and may complicate the interpretation of schizophrenia symptoms and antipsychotic medication side effects, thus warranting further research...
  2. doi request reprint Lower quit rates among African American and Latino menthol cigarette smokers at a tobacco treatment clinic
    K K Gandhi
    Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 63:360-7. 2009
    ..Lower rates of smoking cessation and higher rates of lung cancer in African American (AA) smokers may be linked to their preference for mentholated cigarettes...
  3. pmc Nicotine intake and smoking topography in smokers with bipolar disorder
    Jill M Williams
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:618-27. 2012
    ..Cigarette smoking behavior in bipolar disorder (BPD), including the effects of mood-stabilizing medications, has not been well characterized...
  4. pmc Task persistence predicts smoking cessation in smokers with and without schizophrenia
    Marc L Steinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George Street, Suite 105, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:850-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest that efforts to target task persistence in smoking cessation counseling protocols may be warranted...
  5. pmc Shorter interpuff interval is associated with higher nicotine intake in smokers with schizophrenia
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:313-9. 2011
    ..People with schizophrenia are frequent and heavy smokers...
  6. pmc Varenicline for tobacco dependence: panacea or plight?
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George St, Suite 105, 08901, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:1799-812. 2011
    ..This review examines the postmarketing experience with varenicline, including case reports, newer clinical trials and secondary analyses of large clinical datasets...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of caffeine and nicotine in people with schizophrenia
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 1:155-61. 2008
    ..This paper reviews use of caffeine and nicotine in people with schizophrenia and gives recommendations for their further study...
  8. pmc A comprehensive model for mental health tobacco recovery in new jersey
    Jill M Williams
    Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George Street, Suite 105, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 38:368-83. 2011
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  9. pmc Comparison of two intensities of tobacco dependence counseling in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:384-93. 2010
    ..Findings support that mental health clinicians can be trained to effectively help smokers with SCZ maintain tobacco abstinence...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of the CHOICES program of peer-to-peer tobacco education and advocacy
    Jill M Williams
    Division of Addiction Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:243-51. 2011
    ..Peer-to-peer communication about tobacco use can be effective to increase awareness and change smoking behaviors...
  11. pmc Carbamazepine but not valproate induces CYP2A6 activity in smokers with mental illness
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 317 George Street, Suite 105, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2582-9. 2010
    ..Antiepileptic drugs (AED) are being increasingly used in the management of serious mental illness, but their effects on nicotine metabolism have not been studied...
  12. pmc Lower task persistence in smokers with schizophrenia as compared to non-psychiatric control smokers
    Marc L Steinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:724-9. 2010
    ..Future studies should evaluate the ability of task persistence to predict abstinence from cigarettes prospectively among smokers with schizophrenia...
  13. pmc Higher nicotine levels in schizophrenia compared with controls after smoking a single cigarette
    Jill M Williams
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2008, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:855-9. 2010
    ..The increase in blood nicotine after smoking a single cigarette is nicotine boost. We hypothesized that smokers with schizophrenia (SCZ) have a greater nicotine boost than controls without this disorder...
  14. ncbi request reprint Higher nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in menthol cigarette smokers with and without schizophrenia
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ School of Public Health Tobacco Dependence Program, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:873-81. 2007
    ..Menthol is an important cigarette additive that may help explain why some groups have lower quit rates and more smoking-caused disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with quitting smoking at a tobacco dependence treatment clinic
    Jonathan Foulds
    Tobacco Dependence Program TDP, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ School of Public Health SPH, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:400-12. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with successful quitting at a free tobacco treatment clinic...
  16. ncbi request reprint Training psychiatrists and advanced practice nurses to treat tobacco dependence
    Jill M Williams
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 15:50-8. 2009
    ..Trainings are repeated twice a year because of ongoing demand. Further follow-up should evaluate changes in practices after training...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and smoking cessation outcomes of patients returning for repeat tobacco dependence treatment
    E S Han
    Tobacco Dependence Program, UMDNJ School of Public Health, 317 George Street, Suite 210, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 60:1068-74. 2006
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