Emma Childs

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Responses to the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) in single versus grouped participants
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:366-71. 2006
  2. pmc Varenicline potentiates alcohol-induced negative subjective responses and offsets impaired eye movements
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:906-14. 2012
  3. pmc Effects of acute psychosocial stress on cigarette craving and smoking
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue MC3077, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:449-53. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Enhanced mood and psychomotor performance by a caffeine-containing energy capsule in fatigued individuals
    Emma Childs
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:13-21. 2008
  5. pmc Hormonal, cardiovascular, and subjective responses to acute stress in smokers
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 3077, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:1-12. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Effects of acute progesterone administration upon responses to acute psychosocial stress in men
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 18:78-86. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Cardiovascular, hormonal, and emotional responses to the TSST in relation to sex and menstrual cycle phase
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:550-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Does stress reactivity or response to amphetamine predict smoking progression in young adults? A preliminary study
    Harriet de Wit
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC3077, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 86:312-9. 2007
  9. pmc Stress-induced changes in mood and cortisol release predict mood effects of amphetamine
    Ajna Hamidovic
    The University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, 5841 S Maryland Avenue MC 3077, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:175-80. 2010
  10. pmc Bidirectional interactions between acute psychosocial stress and acute intravenous alcohol in healthy men
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1794-803. 2011

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Responses to the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) in single versus grouped participants
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:366-71. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that the TSST may be conducted with multiple participants without significantly affecting subjective and cortisol responses to the task...
  2. pmc Varenicline potentiates alcohol-induced negative subjective responses and offsets impaired eye movements
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:906-14. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the effects of an acute dose of VAR upon subjective, physiological, and objective responses to low and moderate doses of alcohol in healthy social drinkers...
  3. pmc Effects of acute psychosocial stress on cigarette craving and smoking
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue MC3077, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:449-53. 2010
    ..In this study, we investigated the effects of acute psychosocial stress on cigarette craving, the subjective effects of smoking, and smoking behavior in daily smokers...
  4. doi request reprint Enhanced mood and psychomotor performance by a caffeine-containing energy capsule in fatigued individuals
    Emma Childs
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:13-21. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that consumption of a caffeine-containing food supplement improves subjective state and cognitive performance in fatigued individuals that is likely a result of its caffeine content...
  5. pmc Hormonal, cardiovascular, and subjective responses to acute stress in smokers
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 3077, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:1-12. 2009
    ..It is important to understand how smoking affects physiological and psychological outcomes after stress and how these may interact to motivate smoking...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of acute progesterone administration upon responses to acute psychosocial stress in men
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 18:78-86. 2010
    ..Thus, progesterone dampened some of the psychological effects of stress but produced inconsistent effects on physiological stress responses...
  7. doi request reprint Cardiovascular, hormonal, and emotional responses to the TSST in relation to sex and menstrual cycle phase
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:550-9. 2010
    ..We discuss our findings in the context of sex differences in the prevalence of stress-linked disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does stress reactivity or response to amphetamine predict smoking progression in young adults? A preliminary study
    Harriet de Wit
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC3077, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 86:312-9. 2007
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  9. pmc Stress-induced changes in mood and cortisol release predict mood effects of amphetamine
    Ajna Hamidovic
    The University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, 5841 S Maryland Avenue MC 3077, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:175-80. 2010
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  10. pmc Bidirectional interactions between acute psychosocial stress and acute intravenous alcohol in healthy men
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1794-803. 2011
    ..In this study, we investigated whether different phases of response to an acute stress alter the subjective effects of intravenous alcohol, by administering the drug at 2 different times after the stress...
  11. ncbi request reprint Contextual conditioning enhances the psychostimulant and incentive properties of d-amphetamine in humans
    Emma Childs
    The University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Chicago, IL, USA
    Addict Biol 18:985-92. 2013
    ..These findings also suggest that experiencing d-amphetamine in a consistent environment produces context-dependent changes in its subjective effects, including an enhanced rewarding efficacy and abuse potential...
  12. pmc Acute HPA axis response to naltrexone differs in female vs. male smokers
    Daniel J O Roche
    Committee on Neurobiology, University of Chicago, 947 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:596-606. 2010
    ..Additionally, exploratory analyses compared the combined effects of naltrexone and cigarette smoking on hormonal responsivity between the sexes...
  13. pmc Psychopharmacology of theobromine in healthy volunteers
    Matthew J Baggott
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 228:109-18. 2013
    ..Theobromine, a methylxanthine related to caffeine and present in high levels in cocoa, may contribute to the appeal of chocolate. However, current evidence for this is limited...
  14. pmc Amphetamine-induced place preference in humans
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 65:900-4. 2009
    ..Further, we investigated the relationship between conditioned place preference and the mood-altering effects of the drug...
  15. ncbi request reprint Subjective, behavioral, and physiological effects of acute caffeine in light, nondependent caffeine users
    Emma Childs
    The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC3077, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 185:514-23. 2006
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  16. pmc Conditioned preference to a methamphetamine-associated contextual cue in humans
    Leah M Mayo
    Human Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, MC 3077, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:921-9. 2013
    ..Preference was unrelated to subjective drug effects, and did not change in the unpaired group. These data support the translational utility of our conditioning procedure for studies of reward mechanisms in humans...
  17. pmc Association between ADORA2A and DRD2 polymorphisms and caffeine-induced anxiety
    Emma Childs
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:2791-800. 2008
    ..It is likely that other ADORA2A and DRD2 polymorphisms also contribute to responses to caffeine...
  18. pmc Acute stress increases circulating anandamide and other N-acylethanolamines in healthy humans
    Andrea Dlugos
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:2416-27. 2012
    ..This finding supports a protective role for eCBs in anxiety. Further research is needed to elucidate the function of these lipid mediators, and to determine the mechanisms that regulate their appearance in the circulation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Personality traits modulate emotional and physiological responses to stress
    Emma Childs
    aDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois bDepartment of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 25:493-502. 2014
    ..Future research investigating the association of personality with chronic stress-related disease may provide further clues to the relationship between acute stress reactivity and susceptibility to disease. ..