Jeffrey E Scherrer

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Louis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prescription opioid analgesics increase the risk of depression
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, Clinical Research and Epidemiology Workgroup, St Louis VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:491-9. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint A twin study of depression symptoms, hypertension, and heart disease in middle-aged men
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    School of Public Health, St Louis University Health Sciences Center, Missouri, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:548-57. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Are substance use, abuse and dependence associated with study participation? Predictors of offspring nonparticipation in a twin-family study
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service 151 JC, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:140-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Course of pathological gambling symptoms and reliability of the Lifetime Gambling History measure
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Psychiatry Res 152:55-61. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Shared genetic contributions to pathological gambling and major depression in men
    Marc N Potenza
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1015-21. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Subjective reactions to cocaine and marijuana are associated with abuse and dependence
    Julia D Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 N Kingshighway, Suite 3, St Louis, MO 63108, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1574-86. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of genes, environment, and lifetime co-occurring disorders on health-related quality of life in problem and pathological gamblers
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:677-83. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between exposure to childhood and lifetime traumatic events and lifetime pathological gambling in a twin cohort
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, and Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:72-8. 2007
  9. pmc Psychiatric and familial predictors of transition times between smoking stages: results from an offspring-of-twins study
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addict Behav 33:235-51. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to pathological gambling symptoms in a 10-year follow-up
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:174-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Prescription opioid analgesics increase the risk of depression
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, Clinical Research and Epidemiology Workgroup, St Louis VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:491-9. 2014
    ..Evidence linking opioid use with depression emanates from animal models and studies of persons with co-occurring substance use and major depression. Little is known about depressogenic effects of opioid use in other populations...
  2. ncbi request reprint A twin study of depression symptoms, hypertension, and heart disease in middle-aged men
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    School of Public Health, St Louis University Health Sciences Center, Missouri, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:548-57. 2003
    ..We utilized a twin design to test whether there are common genetic and environmental risk factors underlying depression symptoms, hypertension and heart disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are substance use, abuse and dependence associated with study participation? Predictors of offspring nonparticipation in a twin-family study
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service 151 JC, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:140-4. 2004
    ..In the current study we constructed a model of offspring nonparticipation in a twin-family design and computed weights to recapture the distribution of offspring alcohol abuse and dependence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Course of pathological gambling symptoms and reliability of the Lifetime Gambling History measure
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Psychiatry Res 152:55-61. 2007
    ..Evidence is also provided for the utility of the LGH in assessing lifetime pathological gambling symptoms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Shared genetic contributions to pathological gambling and major depression in men
    Marc N Potenza
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1015-21. 2005
    ..Although pathological gambling (PG) and major depression (MD) frequently co-occur, little is known regarding the relative contributions of environmental and genetic factors to the codevelopment of the disorders...
  6. ncbi request reprint Subjective reactions to cocaine and marijuana are associated with abuse and dependence
    Julia D Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, 40 N Kingshighway, Suite 3, St Louis, MO 63108, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1574-86. 2005
    ..7; 95% CI: 5.6-62.6) classes. We found evidence for both qualitative and quantitative subjective effect profiles. Subjective effects, both positive and adverse are associated with lifetime risk for marijuana and cocaine dependence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of genes, environment, and lifetime co-occurring disorders on health-related quality of life in problem and pathological gamblers
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:677-83. 2005
    ..Although these consequences and correlates have been reported, little is known about the health-related functional impairment associated with gambling...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between exposure to childhood and lifetime traumatic events and lifetime pathological gambling in a twin cohort
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, and Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:72-8. 2007
    ..These associations are partially accounted for by psychiatric covariates and genetic and family environmental factors...
  9. pmc Psychiatric and familial predictors of transition times between smoking stages: results from an offspring-of-twins study
    Carolyn E Sartor
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Addict Behav 33:235-51. 2008
    ..Findings characterize a rarely examined aspect of the course of ND development and highlight critical distinctions in risk profiles across stages of tobacco involvement...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to pathological gambling symptoms in a 10-year follow-up
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63106, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:174-9. 2007
    ..This may reflect the changed social-cultural environment between 1992 and 2002, characterized by increasing access to legalized gambling...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with pathological gambling at 10-year follow-up in a national sample of middle-aged men
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addiction 102:970-8. 2007
    ..Co-twin analyses accounted for familial contributions to past-year gambling problems...
  12. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder; combat exposure; and nicotine dependence, alcohol dependence, and major depression in male twins
    Jeffrey F Scherrer
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:297-304. 2008
    ..These findings suggest comorbid PTSD may represent a genetically mediated vulnerability to psychopathology after trauma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evidence for specificity of transmission of alcohol and nicotine dependence in an offspring of twins design
    Heather E Volk
    Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:225-32. 2007
    ..Despite the substantial genetic overlap between the two disorders, there is evidence for genetic effects specific for AD and ND...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity and progression in drug use in adult male twins: implications for the design of genetic association studies
    Alexandre A Todorov
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110 1502, United States
    Addict Behav 31:948-61. 2006
    ..We use the result of these analyses to show how the use of a particular drug disorder phenotype for selecting cases could impact final sample composition...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence subtypes: association with smoking history, diagnostic criteria and psychiatric disorders in 5440 regular smokers from the Vietnam Era Twin Registry
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 915 North Grand Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Addict Behav 32:137-47. 2007
    ..Empirically derived subtypes of nicotine dependence are mostly characterized by increasing severity. Suggestions for refinement of nicotine dependence diagnostic criteria are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adolescent alcohol use is a risk factor for adult alcohol and drug dependence: evidence from a twin design
    Julia D Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, Midwest Alcoholism Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Psychol Med 36:109-18. 2006
    ..Early alcohol use is associated with abuse and dependence of licit and illicit substances later in life. The role of genetic and environmental factors in this association is not conclusive...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders in 8,169 male Vietnam War era veterans
    Seth A Eisen
    Research and Medical Service, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Mil Med 169:896-902. 2004
    ..This study reports the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among a nationally distributed sample of Vietnam Era veterans assessed using standardized psychiatric interviewing methods...
  18. ncbi request reprint The heritability of failed smoking cessation and nicotine withdrawal in twins who smoked and attempted to quit
    Hong Xian
    Research Service, St Louis, MO 63106, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:245-54. 2003
    ..The risk of experiencing nicotine withdrawal after a quit attempt was related partly to genetic vulnerability; lifetime risk for both failed cessation and nicotine withdrawal was related partly to genetic factors that were correlated...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does marijuana use have residual adverse effects on self-reported health measures, socio-demographics and quality of life? A monozygotic co-twin control study in men
    Seth A Eisen
    Research and Medical Service, St Louis VAMC and Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis 63106, USA
    Addiction 97:1137-44. 2002
    ..To assess the effects of former heavy marijuana use on selected aspects of health...