JOY MARIE contact SCHMITZ

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in women with cardiac risk
    Joy M Schmitz
    University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:192-6. 2003
  2. pmc Levodopa pharmacotherapy for cocaine dependence: choosing the optimal behavioral therapy platform
    Joy M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:142-50. 2008
  3. doi request reprint A two-phased screening paradigm for evaluating candidate medications for cocaine cessation or relapse prevention: Modafinil, levodopa-carbidopa, naltrexone
    Joy M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, Houston, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 136:100-7. 2014
  4. pmc Contingency management and levodopa-carbidopa for cocaine treatment: a comparison of three behavioral targets
    Joy M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 18:238-44. 2010
  5. pmc Baseline neurocognitive profiles differentiate abstainers and non-abstainers in a cocaine clinical trial
    Joy M Schmitz
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:250-7. 2009
  6. pmc High-dose naltrexone therapy for cocaine-alcohol dependence
    Joy M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Addict 18:356-62. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Bupropion and cognitive-behavioral therapy for smoking cessation in women
    Joy M Schmitz
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:699-709. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Medication compliance during a smoking cessation clinical trial: a brief intervention using MEMS feedback
    Joy M Schmitz
    University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Behav Med 28:139-47. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cocaine-alcohol dependence with naltrexone and relapse prevention therapy
    Joy M Schmitz
    Substance Abuse Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Addict 13:333-41. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone and relapse prevention treatment for cocaine-dependent patients
    J M Schmitz
    University of Texas Medical School Houston, USA
    Addict Behav 26:167-80. 2001

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in women with cardiac risk
    Joy M Schmitz
    University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:192-6. 2003
    ..More research is needed to determine whether these factors, when targeted specifically, improve cessation success rates among women...
  2. pmc Levodopa pharmacotherapy for cocaine dependence: choosing the optimal behavioral therapy platform
    Joy M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:142-50. 2008
    ..This study sought to identify the most appropriate behavioral therapy platform for levodopa pharmacotherapy by evaluating its effect when administered in combination with behavioral platforms of varying intensities...
  3. doi request reprint A two-phased screening paradigm for evaluating candidate medications for cocaine cessation or relapse prevention: Modafinil, levodopa-carbidopa, naltrexone
    Joy M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, Houston, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 136:100-7. 2014
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  4. pmc Contingency management and levodopa-carbidopa for cocaine treatment: a comparison of three behavioral targets
    Joy M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 18:238-44. 2010
    ..These findings specify the optimal target behavior for CM when used in combination with levodopa pharmacotherapy...
  5. pmc Baseline neurocognitive profiles differentiate abstainers and non-abstainers in a cocaine clinical trial
    Joy M Schmitz
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:250-7. 2009
    ..Neurocognitive profiles may be useful in understanding population heterogeneity and predicting differential outcomes in subgroups of cocaine abusers...
  6. pmc High-dose naltrexone therapy for cocaine-alcohol dependence
    Joy M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Addict 18:356-62. 2009
    ..These weak findings suggest that pharmacological and behavioral interventions that have shown efficacy in the treatment of a single drug dependence disorder may not provide the coverage needed when targeting dual drug dependence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bupropion and cognitive-behavioral therapy for smoking cessation in women
    Joy M Schmitz
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:699-709. 2007
    ..Findings provide only modest support for CBT as the preferred type of intensive therapy in conjunction with bupropion in women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Medication compliance during a smoking cessation clinical trial: a brief intervention using MEMS feedback
    Joy M Schmitz
    University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Behav Med 28:139-47. 2005
    ..Participation in the feedback group predicted higher compliance beyond demographic, smoking, and health belief variables, suggesting significant benefit in providing brief feedback and instruction throughout the medication regimen...
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cocaine-alcohol dependence with naltrexone and relapse prevention therapy
    Joy M Schmitz
    Substance Abuse Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Addict 13:333-41. 2004
    ..In conclusion, NTX at 50 mg/d did not reduce cocaine or alcohol use. These findings stand in contrast to previously reported positive findings for NTX and RP in patients with a single diagnosis of cocaine dependence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone and relapse prevention treatment for cocaine-dependent patients
    J M Schmitz
    University of Texas Medical School Houston, USA
    Addict Behav 26:167-80. 2001
    ..These results are consistent with the notion that substance use in dependent patients can be reduced with a combination of coping skills training and pharmacologic treatments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the relative reinforcement value of smoking and drinking using a multiple-choice measurement strategy
    Joy A Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, U T Mental Sciences Institute, University of Texas Medical School, Houston TX 77030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:729-34. 2003
    ..75 US dollars). Correlational analyses revealed positive associations between drug reinforcement values and dependence-related measures. The utility of this measurement strategy in understanding and treating polydrug use is discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine treatment of cocaine-dependent patients with major depressive disorder
    J M Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 63:207-14. 2001
    ..Cocaine use and depressive symptoms during treatment were significantly correlated. The findings fail to support the role of fluoxetine for treatment of cocaine use and depression in dually-diagnosed patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Concurrent treatment for alcohol and tobacco dependence: are patients ready to quit both?
    Angela L Stotts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, U T Mental Sciences Institute, Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1300 Moursund Avenue, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:1-7. 2003
    ..This study initiates an understanding of the mechanisms involved in changing alcohol-tobacco dependence and may provide guidance for developing dual cessation interventions...
  14. pmc Working memory fMRI activation in cocaine-dependent subjects: association with treatment response
    F Gerard Moeller
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1300 Moursund, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Psychiatry Res 181:174-82. 2010
    ..Subjects with pretreatment thalamic deactivation showed the poorest treatment response, possibly related to thalamic involvement in mesocortical and mesolimbic dopamine projections...
  15. pmc Relationship between impulsivity and decision making in cocaine dependence
    Kimberly L Kjome
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    Psychiatry Res 178:299-304. 2010
    ..These results suggest that in cocaine-dependent subjects there is little overlap between decision making as measured by the IGT and impulsivity/behavioural inhibition as measured by the BIS and IMT...
  16. pmc Cocaine dependence and concurrent marijuana use: a comparison of clinical characteristics
    Jan A Lindsay
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:193-8. 2009
    ..Cocaine-dependent individuals frequently also use marijuana; however, little is known about the effect of this combined use on treatment presentation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Use of stimulants to treat cocaine and methamphetamine abuse
    F Gerard Moeller
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1300 Moursund, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 10:385-91. 2008
    ..It is hoped that these medications will provide safe, effective treatment for cocaine and methamphetamine dependence, but more research on this topic is needed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tobacco, alcohol and caffeine use in a low-income, pregnant population
    Angela L Stotts
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 23:247-51. 2003
    ..Increased attention should be paid to the co-occurrence of multiple health risk behaviours during pregnancy and to the specific needs of subgroups of high-risk women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of a motivational intervention on mechanisms of change in low-income pregnant smokers
    Angela L Stotts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, UT MSI, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1300 Moursund, 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1649-57. 2004
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  20. ncbi request reprint "Who gets in?" Recruitment and screening processes of outpatient substance abuse trials
    Shelly L Sayre
    University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Addict Behav 29:389-98. 2004
    ..This study underscores the importance of having a sensitive screening assessment for recruiting a homogeneous yet representative sample for outpatient substance abuse clinical trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint Using addiction severity profiles to differentiate cocaine-dependent patients with and without comorbid major depression
    Adam M Leventhal
    Department of Psychology, The University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Am J Addict 15:362-9. 2006
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  22. pmc Illusory predictors: Generalizability of findings in cocaine treatment retention research
    Angela L Stotts
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2819-36. 2007
    ..Potential sources of heterogeneity affecting the consistency of findings across studies and recommendations to improve the validity and generalizability of predictor findings in future studies are proposed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Citalopram combined with behavioral therapy reduces cocaine use: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    F Gerard Moeller
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:367-78. 2007
    ..Results of this study support further examination of citalopram in combination with behavioral therapy as a treatment for cocaine dependence...
  24. pmc Relationship between attentional bias to cocaine-related stimuli and impulsivity in cocaine-dependent subjects
    Shijing Liu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77504, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 37:117-22. 2011
    ..However, the relationship between attentional bias, impulsivity, and inhibitory control in cocaine-dependent subjects is unknown...
  25. doi request reprint Substance abuser impulsivity decreases with a nine-month stay in a therapeutic community
    Susan M Bankston
    Center of Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, School of Nursing, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:417-20. 2009
    ..Substance abuse continues to be a major public health problem. Keeping substance abusers in treatment is a challenge, and researchers continue to investigate ways to increase retention...
  26. pmc A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of naltrexone in outpatients with bipolar disorder and alcohol dependence
    E Sherwood Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1863-9. 2009
    ..In this pilot study, the efficacy of naltrexone in reducing alcohol use and on mood symptoms was assessed in bipolar disorder and alcohol dependence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factor structure and diagnostic efficiency of the BDI-II in treatment-seeking substance users
    Paul J Seignourel
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas, 1300 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:271-8. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint The role of homework in cognitive-behavioral therapy for cocaine dependence
    Vivian M Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:633-7. 2006
    ..Homework compliance was not predicted by participants' level of education or readiness to change. These findings support the use of homework during CBT for substance use disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint The role of drug use outcome expectancies in substance abuse risk: an interactional-transformational model
    Adam M Leventhal
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Addict Behav 31:2038-62. 2006
    ..Advantages of the IT model over traditional trait-based or environmental models are discussed, along with implications for intervention and future research...

Research Grants27

  1. Cognitive-enhancing DA Medications for Cocaine Dependence
    JOY MARIE contact SCHMITZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project responds to the current RFA-DA-10-006 by evaluating a pharmacotherapeutic intervention that may jointly improve cognitive functioning and attenuate drug use. ..
  2. PREVENTION OF SMOKING RELAPSE IN WOMEN
    Joy Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  3. BEH PHARM TREATMENTS FOR ALCOHOL/NICOTINE DEPENDENCE
    Joy Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, the proposed study will continue and extend the scope of our ongoing research program designed to evaluate the joint effects of behavioral and pharmacological interventions for substance dependence. ..
  4. Combined Treatment for Cocaine-Alcohol Dependence
    Joy Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  5. Contingency Management plus Levodopa/Carbidopa for Trtment. of Cocaine Dependence
    JOY MARIE SCHMITZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In conclusion, this study will validate the usefulness of a novel behavioral-pharmacological treatment and shed light on the mechanisms underlying the synergism between DA augmentation strategies and reinforcement-based therapies. ..
  6. Contingency Management plus Levodopa/Carbidopa for Trtment. of Cocaine Dependence
    Joy Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In conclusion, this study will validate the usefulness of a novel behavioral-pharmacological treatment and shed light on the mechanisms underlying the synergism between DA augmentation strategies and reinforcement-based therapies. ..
  7. INTEGRATED TREATMENT FOR COCAINE AND MOOD DISORDERS
    Joy Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....