Vania Modesto-Lowe

Summary

Affiliation: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coping with urges to smoke: what is a clinician to do?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Addiction Services Division, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, USA
    Conn Med 77:289-94. 2013
  2. doi request reprint ADHD: does parenting style matter?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:865-72. 2008
  3. pmc Methadone deaths: risk factors in pain and addicted populations
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Addiction Services Division, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:305-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Pain management in patients with substance abuse: treatment challenges for pain and addiction specialists
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Addict 16:424-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence and suicidal behavior: from research to clinical challenges
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:241-8. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a shift toward resilience?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:518-24. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Addiction and chronic pain: diagnostic and treatment dilemmas
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Valley Hospital, P O Box 351, Silver Street Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Conn Med 71:139-44. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Can we prevent smoking in children with ADHD: a review of the literature
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Connecticut Valley Hospital, P O Box 351, Silver Street, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Conn Med 74:229-36. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint A clinican's guide to adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Addiction Services Division, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, USA
    Conn Med 76:517-23. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical uses of naltrexone: a review of the evidence
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:213-27. 2002

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Coping with urges to smoke: what is a clinician to do?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Addiction Services Division, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, USA
    Conn Med 77:289-94. 2013
    ..However, many smokers who are persistent in their efforts eventually quit. This review outlines strategies for smoking cessation with a focus on pharmacotherapy...
  2. doi request reprint ADHD: does parenting style matter?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:865-72. 2008
    ..The presence of parental psychopathology is common and influences the parent's response to the child's ADHD symptoms. Optimizing parent-child interaction and parental psychiatric status may improve outcomes for both parent and child...
  3. pmc Methadone deaths: risk factors in pain and addicted populations
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Addiction Services Division, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:305-9. 2010
    ..To minimize fatalities, guidelines are presented for initiating methadone in opioid treatment and pain populations that consider the drug's pharmacology along with behavioral, medical and psychiatric risk factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pain management in patients with substance abuse: treatment challenges for pain and addiction specialists
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Addict 16:424-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence and suicidal behavior: from research to clinical challenges
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:241-8. 2006
    ..Future studies may clarify the relative efficacy of various psychotherapeutic and pharmacological approaches to treating these patients...
  6. doi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a shift toward resilience?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:518-24. 2011
    ..However, there is insufficient evidence to determine whether treatment can modify developmental outcomes. Efforts to strengthen family support along with access to health and educational resources may also optimize outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Addiction and chronic pain: diagnostic and treatment dilemmas
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Valley Hospital, P O Box 351, Silver Street Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Conn Med 71:139-44. 2007
    ..In both subgroups of patients, failure to alleviate chronic pain contributes to poor clinical and functional outcomes. This review discusses common evaluation and diagnostic dilemmas in treating this challenging population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Can we prevent smoking in children with ADHD: a review of the literature
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Connecticut Valley Hospital, P O Box 351, Silver Street, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Conn Med 74:229-36. 2010
    ..g., comorbidity with conduct disorder) to modify risk for nicotine dependence from childhood through adulthood...
  9. ncbi request reprint A clinican's guide to adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Addiction Services Division, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, USA
    Conn Med 76:517-23. 2012
    ..This article reviews controversies surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD and suggests strategies to overcome existing obstacles...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical uses of naltrexone: a review of the evidence
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:213-27. 2002
    ..Thus far, no definitive role has been found for naltrexone in the treatment of other psychiatric disorders. Further research needs to be done in self-injurious behavior, gambling, cocaine, and nicotine dependence...
  11. doi request reprint Are motivation deficits underestimated in patients with ADHD? A review of the literature
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
    Postgrad Med 125:47-52. 2013
    ..Conclusion: Previous studies suggest that a clinical approach using interventions to improve motivational processes in patients with ADHD may improve outcomes as children with ADHD transition into adolescence and adulthood. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint [Ludomania: cross-cultural examinations of gambling and its treatment]
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Health Center, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 30:S3-S10. 2008
    ..Therefore, direct screening for gambling problems is recommended. Increasing education about the disorder, from both the provider and societal perspective, is necessary to reduce the personal and societal consequences of this disorder...
  13. doi request reprint Cancer pain in the opioid-addicted patient: can we treat it right?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Addiction Services Division, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT, USA
    J Opioid Manag 8:167-75. 2012
    ..It also discusses risk reduction strategies for opioid misuse and research directions that may lead to improved clinical outcomes in these patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint The opioidergic-alcohol link : implications for treatment
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut 06457, USA
    CNS Drugs 19:693-707. 2005
    ..Efforts to identify subgroups of alcohol-dependent patients responsive to naltrexone, as well as psychosocial and pharmacological augmentation strategies, may further improve the clinical usefulness of the drug...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nefazodone treatment of comorbid alcohol dependence and major depression
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:433-40. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of nefazodone, a norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake blocker and 5-hydroxytryptamine-2 receptor antagonist, on mood and anxiety symptoms and drinking behavior in a sample of depressed alcoholics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of rapid tryptophan depletion on mood and urge to drink in patients with co-morbid major depression and alcohol dependence
    Amira Pierucci-Lagha
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:340-8. 2004
    ..Rapid tryptophan depletion (RTD) has been used to study central serotonin function and may therefore be useful in understanding co-morbid alcohol dependence (AD) and major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  17. doi request reprint The conduct disorder-alcohol link: implications for prevention strategies
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Pediatrics 122:209; author reply 209-10. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint Recognition and treatment of alcohol use disorders in US jails
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1413-4. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Intervening early to reduce developmentally harmful substance use among youth populations
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Med J Aust 188:494-5. 2008