Rebecca L Ashare

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimizing treatments for nicotine dependence by increasing cognitive performance during withdrawal
    Rebecca L Ashare
    University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, 3535 Market St, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA 1 215 746 5789
    Expert Opin Drug Discov 9:579-94. 2014
  2. pmc Effects of tolcapone on working memory and brain activity in abstinent smokers: a proof-of-concept study
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:852-6. 2013
  3. pmc Association of abstinence-induced alterations in working memory function and COMT genotype in smokers
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 230:653-62. 2013
  4. pmc Cognitive function during nicotine withdrawal: Implications for nicotine dependence treatment
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Neuropharmacology 76:581-91. 2014
  5. pmc Effects of varenicline and bupropion on cognitive processes among nicotine-deprived smokers
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20:63-70. 2012
  6. pmc The first 7 days of a quit attempt predicts relapse: validation of a measure for screening medications for nicotine dependence
    Rebecca L Ashare
    From the Department of Psychiatry RLA and RAS, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology EPW and Abramson Cancer Center RAS, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and Department of Psychiatry KAP, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Addict Med 7:249-54. 2013
  7. pmc The effect of menthol on cigarette smoking behaviors, biomarkers and subjective responses
    Andrew A Strasser
    Corresponding Author Andrew A Strasser, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:382-9. 2013
  8. pmc Cognitive effects of the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, donepezil, in healthy, non-treatment seeking smokers: a pilot feasibility study
    Rebecca L Ashare
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:263-7. 2012
  9. pmc Effects of 21 days of varenicline versus placebo on smoking behaviors and urges among non-treatment seeking smokers
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 26:1383-90. 2012
  10. pmc Blunted vagal reactivity predicts stress-precipitated tobacco smoking
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 2 Church St South, Suite 109, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:259-68. 2012

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimizing treatments for nicotine dependence by increasing cognitive performance during withdrawal
    Rebecca L Ashare
    University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, 3535 Market St, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA 1 215 746 5789
    Expert Opin Drug Discov 9:579-94. 2014
    ..Thus, pharmacotherapies that increase cognitive performance during nicotine withdrawal may represent potential smoking cessation agents...
  2. pmc Effects of tolcapone on working memory and brain activity in abstinent smokers: a proof-of-concept study
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:852-6. 2013
    ..We tested whether tolcapone alters working memory-related brain activity and performance in abstinent smokers...
  3. pmc Association of abstinence-induced alterations in working memory function and COMT genotype in smokers
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 230:653-62. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Cognitive function during nicotine withdrawal: Implications for nicotine dependence treatment
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Neuropharmacology 76:581-91. 2014
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled 'NIDA 40th Anniversary Issue'...
  5. pmc Effects of varenicline and bupropion on cognitive processes among nicotine-deprived smokers
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20:63-70. 2012
    ..Identifying these mechanisms may help in the development of new pharmacological treatments...
  6. pmc The first 7 days of a quit attempt predicts relapse: validation of a measure for screening medications for nicotine dependence
    Rebecca L Ashare
    From the Department of Psychiatry RLA and RAS, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology EPW and Abramson Cancer Center RAS, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and Department of Psychiatry KAP, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Addict Med 7:249-54. 2013
    ..We tested the number of days of abstinence during the first week after the target quit date (TQD) as a predictor of point prevalence abstinence in 3 independent pharmacotherapy trials for nicotine dependence...
  7. pmc The effect of menthol on cigarette smoking behaviors, biomarkers and subjective responses
    Andrew A Strasser
    Corresponding Author Andrew A Strasser, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:382-9. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Cognitive effects of the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, donepezil, in healthy, non-treatment seeking smokers: a pilot feasibility study
    Rebecca L Ashare
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:263-7. 2012
    ..This pilot feasibility study tested whether an AChEI, donepezil, enhanced cognitive performance among healthy smokers...
  9. pmc Effects of 21 days of varenicline versus placebo on smoking behaviors and urges among non-treatment seeking smokers
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 26:1383-90. 2012
    ..Results have important treatment implications because changes in CPD and craving did not occur until after the typical one-week run-up period. This suggests that a longer duration of pre-treatment may be beneficial for some smokers...
  10. pmc Blunted vagal reactivity predicts stress-precipitated tobacco smoking
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 2 Church St South, Suite 109, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:259-68. 2012
    ..One index of the inability to adapt to stress may be blunted vagal reactivity. Stress is a primary mechanism involved in relapse to smoking, but mechanisms leading to stress-precipitated relapse are not well understood...
  11. pmc The role of smoking expectancies in the relationship between PTSD symptoms and smoking behavior among women exposed to intimate partner violence
    Rebecca L Ashare
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Addict Behav 36:1333-6. 2011
    ..The fact that expectancies and PTSD symptoms are related to smoking behavior among IPV-exposed women may be important for enhancing prevention and intervention efforts...
  12. pmc Risk factors for alcohol-related problems among victims of partner violence
    Tami P Sullivan
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:673-85. 2012
    ..Focusing on managing PTSD symptoms and physical IPV in community-based interventions may halt the progression from alcohol use to dependence...