B A Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute intravenous cocaine on cardiovascular function, human learning, and performance in cocaine addicts
    B Johnson
    Clinical Laboratory and Experimental Alcohol Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Psychiatry Res 77:35-42. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Cue reactivity in cocaine-dependent subjects: effects of cue type and cue modality
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, Houston 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 23:7-15. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of dose-dependent global and regional cocaine-induced reductions in brain blood flow using a novel approach to quantitative single photon emission computerized tomography
    B Johnson
    Clinical Laboratory and Experimental Alcohol Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 18:377-84. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Isradipine, a dihydropyridine-class calcium channel antagonist, attenuates some of d-methamphetamine's positive subjective effects: a preliminary study
    B A Johnson
    University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284 7792, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 144:295-300. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Combining ondansetron and naltrexone effectively treats biologically predisposed alcoholics: from hypotheses to preliminary clinical evidence
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:737-42. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of isradipine, a dihydropyridine-class calcium channel antagonist, on d-methamphetamine-induced reduction in hunger
    B A Johnson
    Division of Alcohol and Drug Addiction, University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 23:1227-34. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Age of onset as a discriminator between alcoholic subtypes in a treatment-seeking outpatient population
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, San Antonio 78284 7792, USA
    Am J Addict 9:17-27. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint A fatigue clinic in a comprehensive cancer center: design and experiences
    C P Escalante
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 92:1708-13. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Neuropharmacological treatments for alcoholism: scientific basis and clinical findings
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, Health Sciences Center at San Antonio 78212, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 149:327-44. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of isradipine, a dihydropyridine-class calcium channel antagonist, on D-methamphetamine-induced cognitive and physiological changes in humans
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78284 7792, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 22:504-12. 2000

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute intravenous cocaine on cardiovascular function, human learning, and performance in cocaine addicts
    B Johnson
    Clinical Laboratory and Experimental Alcohol Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Psychiatry Res 77:35-42. 1998
    ..Cocaine-taking resulted in a small but statistically insignificant improvement in learning on the Digit Symbol Substitution Task. These results suggest that cocaine-taking in rested subjects is associated with some cognitive enhancement...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cue reactivity in cocaine-dependent subjects: effects of cue type and cue modality
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, Houston 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 23:7-15. 1998
    ..The relative sensitivities of the cue modalities in decreasing order was manual, audio, and visual. We suggest that a modified conditioned-cue paradigm could be a useful tool in the repeated assessment of craving during a clinical study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of dose-dependent global and regional cocaine-induced reductions in brain blood flow using a novel approach to quantitative single photon emission computerized tomography
    B Johnson
    Clinical Laboratory and Experimental Alcohol Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 18:377-84. 1998
    ..Additionally, identifying the site-specific effects of cocaine provides targets for the development of putative therapeutic medications to attenuate or minimize ischemic stroke in cocaine addicts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Isradipine, a dihydropyridine-class calcium channel antagonist, attenuates some of d-methamphetamine's positive subjective effects: a preliminary study
    B A Johnson
    University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284 7792, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 144:295-300. 1999
    ..This is the first experiment to test the hypothesis that the rewarding effects of d-methamphetamine, like other psychostimulants, can be reduced by isradipine...
  5. ncbi request reprint Combining ondansetron and naltrexone effectively treats biologically predisposed alcoholics: from hypotheses to preliminary clinical evidence
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:737-42. 2000
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  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of isradipine, a dihydropyridine-class calcium channel antagonist, on d-methamphetamine-induced reduction in hunger
    B A Johnson
    Division of Alcohol and Drug Addiction, University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 23:1227-34. 1999
    ..Additionally, isradipine pretreatment did not significantly alter d-methamphetamine's anorexic effects. 4. Isradipine may, therefore, not significantly modify the control of hunger in humans...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age of onset as a discriminator between alcoholic subtypes in a treatment-seeking outpatient population
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, San Antonio 78284 7792, USA
    Am J Addict 9:17-27. 2000
    ..Yet, this clinical characterization would be clinically important if specific age of onset levels were found to be differentially sensitive to pharmacological and/or psychological treatments...
  8. ncbi request reprint A fatigue clinic in a comprehensive cancer center: design and experiences
    C P Escalante
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 92:1708-13. 2001
    ..This article describes the general clinic design and operations and the preliminary analysis of the first 40 patients evaluated in the fatigue clinic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neuropharmacological treatments for alcoholism: scientific basis and clinical findings
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, Health Sciences Center at San Antonio 78212, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 149:327-44. 2000
    ..The coming decade promises more powerful tools for characterizing drug effects on alcohol drinking, thereby closing the gap between animal models of addiction and the human condition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of isradipine, a dihydropyridine-class calcium channel antagonist, on D-methamphetamine-induced cognitive and physiological changes in humans
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78284 7792, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 22:504-12. 2000
    ..Isradipine increased the false responding rate but was without significant effect on any other attentional task, or on reasoning ability, or performance. Isradipine does not appear to enhance cognitive function in healthy humans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ondansetron for reduction of drinking among biologically predisposed alcoholic patients: A randomized controlled trial
    B A Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, Mail Stop 7792, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    JAMA 284:963-71. 2000
    ..Thus, individuals with early-onset alcoholism may be responsive to treatment with a selective serotonergic agent...