Timothy W Fong

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral addictions: where to draw the lines?
    Timothy W Fong
    UCLA Gambling Studies Program, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:279-96. 2012
  2. pmc Problem and pathological gambling in a sample of casino patrons
    Timothy W Fong
    UCLA Gambling Studies Program, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gambl Stud 27:35-47. 2011
  3. pmc Problem gambling knowledge and perceived community impact among Asian-Pacific Islanders and non Asian-Pacific Islanders
    Timothy Fong
    UCLA Gambling Studies Program, David Geffen School of Medicine, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:173-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of olanzapine for the treatment of video poker pathological gamblers
    Timothy Fong
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 89:298-303. 2008
  5. pmc Documentation of psychiatric disorders and related factors in a large sample population of HIV-positive patients in California
    Iman Parhami
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2792-801. 2013
  6. pmc Sleep and gambling severity in a community sample of gamblers
    Iman Parhami
    UCLA Gambling Studies Program, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, California, USA
    J Addict Dis 31:67-79. 2012
  7. pmc Pathological gambling, problem gambling and sleep complaints: an analysis of the National Comorbidity Survey: Replication (NCS-R)
    Iman Parhami
    UCLA Gambling Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gambl Stud 29:241-53. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Self-reported differences on measures of executive function in a patient sample of pathological gamblers
    Rory C Reid
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Int J Neurosci 122:500-5. 2012
  9. pmc How transparent is behavioral intervention research on pathological gambling and other gambling-related disorders? A systematic literature review
    Arlene Fink
    University of California, Los Angeles UCLA Gambling Studies Program, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Addiction 107:1915-28. 2012
  10. pmc Gender effects on mood and cigarette craving during early abstinence and resumption of smoking
    Jiansong Xu
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1653-61. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Impulsivity In Pathological Gambling
    Timothy Fong; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral addictions: where to draw the lines?
    Timothy W Fong
    UCLA Gambling Studies Program, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:279-96. 2012
    ..Treatment for these conditions is emerging slowly, and treatment outcomes for these conditions appear to be similar to those with other addictive disorders...
  2. pmc Problem and pathological gambling in a sample of casino patrons
    Timothy W Fong
    UCLA Gambling Studies Program, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gambl Stud 27:35-47. 2011
    ..Although subject to some limitations, our data support the notion of higher frequency of gambling problems among casino patrons and may suggest the need for increased interventions for gambling problems on-site at casinos...
  3. pmc Problem gambling knowledge and perceived community impact among Asian-Pacific Islanders and non Asian-Pacific Islanders
    Timothy Fong
    UCLA Gambling Studies Program, David Geffen School of Medicine, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:173-8. 2010
    ..Emerging data suggest that problem/pathological gambling may be highly prevalent among Asian-Pacific Islanders (APIs) and that can be a major concern to their communities...
  4. doi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of olanzapine for the treatment of video poker pathological gamblers
    Timothy Fong
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 89:298-303. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Documentation of psychiatric disorders and related factors in a large sample population of HIV-positive patients in California
    Iman Parhami
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2792-801. 2013
    ..78 [0.67-0.91]) and between state/federal insurance and the presence of any psychiatric condition (AOR = 0.70 [0.62-0.79]), mood disorder (AOR = 0.71 [0.62-0.80]), or anxiety disorder (AOR = 0.77 [0.66-0.89])...
  6. pmc Sleep and gambling severity in a community sample of gamblers
    Iman Parhami
    UCLA Gambling Studies Program, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, California, USA
    J Addict Dis 31:67-79. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Pathological gambling, problem gambling and sleep complaints: an analysis of the National Comorbidity Survey: Replication (NCS-R)
    Iman Parhami
    UCLA Gambling Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gambl Stud 29:241-53. 2013
    ..099-2.935). Given the individual and societal ramifications linked with the presence of sleep problems, this study presents another health-related repercussion associated with gambling pathology rarely discussed in the literature...
  8. doi request reprint Self-reported differences on measures of executive function in a patient sample of pathological gamblers
    Rory C Reid
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Int J Neurosci 122:500-5. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc How transparent is behavioral intervention research on pathological gambling and other gambling-related disorders? A systematic literature review
    Arlene Fink
    University of California, Los Angeles UCLA Gambling Studies Program, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Addiction 107:1915-28. 2012
    ..To review the transparency of reports of behavioral interventions for pathological gambling and other gambling-related disorders...
  10. pmc Gender effects on mood and cigarette craving during early abstinence and resumption of smoking
    Jiansong Xu
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1653-61. 2008
    ..These differences may contribute to the greater likelihood of relapse when women try to quit smoking...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bupropion reduces methamphetamine-induced subjective effects and cue-induced craving
    Thomas F Newton
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:1537-44. 2006
    ..Importantly, these data provide a rationale for the evaluation of bupropion in the treatment of methamphetamine dependence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pathological gamblers demonstrate frontal lobe impairment consistent with that of methamphetamine-dependent individuals
    Ari D Kalechstein
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:298-303. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate that the severity of frontal lobe dysfunction in pathological gambling is similar to that observed in methamphetamine-dependent individuals on frequently used clinical measures...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of craving and emotional states between pathological gamblers and alcoholics
    Viviane de Castro
    Department of Psychiatry, Gambling Outpatient Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Addict Behav 32:1555-64. 2007
    ..These findings point to the key role of emotional deregulation on gambling and alcohol cravings following early abstinence...
  14. pmc A Preliminary 6-Month Prospective Study Examining Self-reported Religious Preference, Religiosity/Spirituality, and Retention at a Jewish Residential Treatment Center for Substance-Related Disorders
    Iman Parhami
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, Mailcode 175919, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 41:390-401. 2014
    ..This study demonstrates that patients' R/S level, rather than religious affiliation, is a possible predictor for better outcome at faith-based residential centers for substance-related disorders. ..
  15. doi request reprint Exploring facets of personality in a patient sample of hypersexual women compared with hypersexual men
    Rory C Reid
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 18:262-8. 2012
    ..The implications of these findings for treatment interventions are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Facets of perfectionism in a sample of hypersexual patients
    Rory C Reid
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:990-5. 2012
    ..These data reinforce the findings in other studies that patterns of harsh self-criticism and impulsivity seem to strongly influence hypersexual behavior...
  17. pmc Screening for addictive disorders within a workers' compensation clinic: an exploratory study
    Iman Parhami
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:99-107. 2012
    ..Importantly, the addition of this screening was brief, economical, and well accepted by patients. Further research should analyze the costs and benefits of detection and intervention of substance-related disorders in this setting...
  18. pmc Differences in cortical activity between methamphetamine-dependent and healthy individuals performing a facial affect matching task
    Doris E Payer
    Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:93-102. 2008
    ..Together, the results point to cortical abnormalities that could underlie the socially inappropriate behaviors often shown by individuals who abuse MA...
  19. doi request reprint Preventing the incidence and harm of gambling problems
    Laurie Dickson-Gillespie
    University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1759, USA
    J Prim Prev 29:37-55. 2008
    ....

Research Grants2

  1. Impulsivity In Pathological Gambling
    Timothy Fong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lastly, an exploratory analysis of sub typing pathological gamblers by performances on tasks of impulsivity and types of gambling will be conducted. ..