Ashley Acheson

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Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adults with a family history of alcohol related problems are more impulsive on measures of response initiation and response inhibition
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 117:198-203. 2011
  2. pmc Differential activation of the anterior cingulate cortex and caudate nucleus during a gambling simulation in persons with a family history of alcoholism: studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project
    Ashley Acheson
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Research Imaging Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 6240, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:17-23. 2009
  3. doi Bupropion improves attention but does not affect impulsive behavior in healthy young adults
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Pharmacology, Research Imaging Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:113-23. 2008
  4. pmc Impulsivity, attention, memory, and decision-making among adolescent marijuana users
    Donald M Dougherty
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, NRLC MC 7793, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 226:307-19. 2013
  5. pmc Comparing the detection of transdermal and breath alcohol concentrations during periods of alcohol consumption ranging from moderate drinking to binge drinking
    Donald M Dougherty
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20:373-81. 2012
  6. doi Greater discounting of delayed rewards in young adults with family histories of alcohol and drug use disorders: studies from the Oklahoma family health patterns project
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Psychiatry, Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1607-13. 2011
  7. pmc Intolerance to delayed reward in girls with multiple suicide attempts
    Charles W Mathias
    Division of Neurobehavioral Research, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:277-86. 2011
  8. pmc A coordinate-based meta-analytic model of trauma processing in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Amy E Ramage
    Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:3392-9. 2013
  9. pmc Psychopathic traits and their association with adjustment problems in girls
    Nora E Charles
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Behav Sci Law 30:631-42. 2012
  10. ncbi Differential effects of nicotine on alcohol consumption in men and women
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Psychiatry, MC3077, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 186:54-63. 2006

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Publications16

  1. pmc Adults with a family history of alcohol related problems are more impulsive on measures of response initiation and response inhibition
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 117:198-203. 2011
    ..However, drawing conclusions is tenuous because these different measures have not been administered together in the same group of participants...
  2. pmc Differential activation of the anterior cingulate cortex and caudate nucleus during a gambling simulation in persons with a family history of alcoholism: studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project
    Ashley Acheson
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Research Imaging Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 6240, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 100:17-23. 2009
    ..These findings correspond to models of risk in FH+ persons that postulate biases in brain decision-making systems as underlying elevated risk for alcoholism...
  3. doi Bupropion improves attention but does not affect impulsive behavior in healthy young adults
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Pharmacology, Research Imaging Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:113-23. 2008
    ..These results suggest that bupropion improves attention without affecting impulsive behavior in healthy adults. Improvements in attention may contribute to the effectiveness of bupropion as a pharmacotherapy for smoking...
  4. pmc Impulsivity, attention, memory, and decision-making among adolescent marijuana users
    Donald M Dougherty
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, NRLC MC 7793, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 226:307-19. 2013
    ..This study used a logistic regression model that combines performance on a range of tasks to identify which measures were most altered among adolescent marijuana users...
  5. pmc Comparing the detection of transdermal and breath alcohol concentrations during periods of alcohol consumption ranging from moderate drinking to binge drinking
    Donald M Dougherty
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20:373-81. 2012
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  6. doi Greater discounting of delayed rewards in young adults with family histories of alcohol and drug use disorders: studies from the Oklahoma family health patterns project
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Psychiatry, Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1607-13. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Intolerance to delayed reward in girls with multiple suicide attempts
    Charles W Mathias
    Division of Neurobehavioral Research, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:277-86. 2011
    ..The multiple attempter girls' preference for immediate gratification may directly increase vulnerability to suicidal acts in the context of distressing states or indirectly increase risk by creating poor life experience over time...
  8. pmc A coordinate-based meta-analytic model of trauma processing in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Amy E Ramage
    Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:3392-9. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Psychopathic traits and their association with adjustment problems in girls
    Nora E Charles
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Behav Sci Law 30:631-42. 2012
    ..One possible mechanism by which CU traits could be impacting adjustment in girls is by impairing interpersonal relationships...
  10. ncbi Differential effects of nicotine on alcohol consumption in men and women
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Psychiatry, MC3077, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 186:54-63. 2006
    ..Furthermore, because men and women differ in their responses to both drugs, it is possible that men and women also differ in their responses to the combination of nicotine and alcohol...
  11. pmc Anomalous temporoparietal activity in individuals with a family history of alcoholism: studies from the oklahoma family health patterns project
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:1639-45. 2014
    ..Alcoholics and FH+ subjects have greater interference scores on the Stroop color-word task, suggesting these impairments may be a component of the cognitive phenotype of at-risk individuals...
  12. ncbi Effects of sleep deprivation on impulsive behaviors in men and women
    Ashley Acheson
    Research Imaging Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, USA
    Physiol Behav 91:579-87. 2007
    ..The results indicate that sleep deprivation does not specifically increase impulsive behaviors but may differentially affect risk taking in men and women...
  13. ncbi Diazepam impairs behavioral inhibition but not delay discounting or risk taking in healthy adults
    Ashley Acheson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:190-8. 2006
    ..These results are discussed in the context of other recent findings suggesting that different behavioral indices of impulsivity are dissociable and governed by separate underlying mechanisms...
  14. pmc Nucleus accumbens lesions decrease sensitivity to rapid changes in the delay to reinforcement
    Ashley Acheson
    University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Behav Brain Res 173:217-28. 2006
    ..NAC lesions may disrupt the ability of the animals to predict the timing of delayed rewards when the delay to reward is changed frequently...
  15. ncbi Prenatal alcohol exposure causes attention deficits in male rats
    Kathryn A Hausknecht
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Behav Neurosci 119:302-10. 2005
    ..In addition, it was found that, similar to children with FASD, the ethanol-exposed rats had more false alarms. Thus, rats with prenatal ethanol exposure show attention deficits that are similar to those of children with FASD and ADHD...
  16. ncbi Effects of morphine and naltrexone on impulsive decision making in rats
    Artur K Kieres
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Farber Hall, Room G56, Building No 26, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:167-74. 2004
    ..However, it is not clear whether this difference reflects pre-existing traits, or the effects of exposure to the opiates...