Raul Gonzalez

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Executive functions among individuals with methamphetamine or alcohol as drugs of choice: preliminary observations
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:155-9. 2007
  2. ncbi Demographically adjusted normative standards for new indices of performance on the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT)
    Raul Gonzalez
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 20:396-413. 2006
  3. ncbi Acute and non-acute effects of cannabis on brain functioning and neuropsychological performance
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, MC 912, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 17:347-61. 2007
  4. pmc Deficits in complex motor functions, despite no evidence of procedural learning deficits, among HIV+ individuals with history of substance dependence
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:776-86. 2008
  5. pmc Influence of procedural learning on Iowa Gambling Task performance among HIV+ individuals with history of substance dependence
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:28-38. 2010
  6. ncbi The influence of executive functions, sensation seeking, and HIV serostatus on the risky sexual practices of substance-dependent individuals
    Raul Gonzalez
    University of Illinois Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, M C 912, 1601 W Taylor Street, Room 408, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:121-31. 2005
  7. pmc Impact of HIV and a history of marijuana dependence on procedural learning among individuals with a history of substance dependence
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:735-52. 2011
  8. ncbi Characteristics of prospective memory deficits in HIV-seropositive substance-dependent individuals: preliminary observations
    Eileen M Martin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:496-504. 2007
  9. ncbi Initial validation of a screening battery for the detection of HIV-associated cognitive impairment
    Catherine L Carey
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 18:234-48. 2004
  10. ncbi Neurocognitive performance of methamphetamine users discordant for history of marijuana exposure
    Raul Gonzalez
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, University of California, San Diego, 150 W Washington Street, 2nd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:181-90. 2004

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Publications39

  1. ncbi Executive functions among individuals with methamphetamine or alcohol as drugs of choice: preliminary observations
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:155-9. 2007
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that self-reported drug of choice on admission to treatment may be associated with different patterns of executive performance during early recovery...
  2. ncbi Demographically adjusted normative standards for new indices of performance on the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT)
    Raul Gonzalez
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 20:396-413. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi Acute and non-acute effects of cannabis on brain functioning and neuropsychological performance
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, MC 912, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 17:347-61. 2007
    ..This manuscript reviews the scientific literature on the aforementioned topics in detail, providing evidence for converging findings, and highlighting areas in need of further investigation...
  4. pmc Deficits in complex motor functions, despite no evidence of procedural learning deficits, among HIV+ individuals with history of substance dependence
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:776-86. 2008
    ..These findings are consistent with HIV--associated deficits in complex motor skills, but not in procedural learning...
  5. pmc Influence of procedural learning on Iowa Gambling Task performance among HIV+ individuals with history of substance dependence
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:28-38. 2010
    ..Similarly, these results suggest that differences in PL performance does not account for the decision-making deficits or variability in performances observed on the IGT among HIV+ individuals with a history of substance dependence...
  6. ncbi The influence of executive functions, sensation seeking, and HIV serostatus on the risky sexual practices of substance-dependent individuals
    Raul Gonzalez
    University of Illinois Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, M C 912, 1601 W Taylor Street, Room 408, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:121-31. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate that continued risk behavior among HIV+ drug users may be driven by sensation seeking (a personality trait common among drug users); however, the impact of executive functions is less clear...
  7. pmc Impact of HIV and a history of marijuana dependence on procedural learning among individuals with a history of substance dependence
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:735-52. 2011
    ..The findings suggest that complex motor skills are adversely affected among abstinent polysubstance users with a history of marijuana dependence and that such deficits are compounded by HIV...
  8. ncbi Characteristics of prospective memory deficits in HIV-seropositive substance-dependent individuals: preliminary observations
    Eileen M Martin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:496-504. 2007
    ..These preliminary data provide new and unique findings regarding the components of executive function mediated by prefrontal cortical systems that are impaired among HIV+ SDIs and their relevance to "real-world" behaviors...
  9. ncbi Initial validation of a screening battery for the detection of HIV-associated cognitive impairment
    Catherine L Carey
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 18:234-48. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi Neurocognitive performance of methamphetamine users discordant for history of marijuana exposure
    Raul Gonzalez
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, University of California, San Diego, 150 W Washington Street, 2nd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:181-90. 2004
    ..Further investigations are needed to determine if the emerging literature, suggesting that certain cannabinoids might have neuroprotective actions, is generalizable to community-dwelling substance abusers...
  11. pmc Decision making among HIV+ drug using men who have sex with men: a preliminary report from the Chicago Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study
    Eileen M Martin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:573-83. 2013
    ..Potential cognitive mechanisms to be explored in later studies are discussed, including impairment in implicit learning processing. ..
  12. ncbi Additive deleterious effects of methamphetamine dependence and immunosuppression on neuropsychological functioning in HIV infection
    Catherine L Carey
    Department of Psychiatry, HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, San Diego State University and University of California San Diego, 150 W Washington Street, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:185-90. 2006
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  13. pmc Iowa Gambling Task performance and emotional distress interact to predict risky sexual behavior in individuals with dual substance and HIV diagnoses
    Margaret C Wardle
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:1110-21. 2010
    ..Our results are interpreted using the somatic marker hypothesis and indicate that the IGT identifies HIV+ SDIs for whom psychological distress influences HIV risk...
  14. ncbi Cortical and subcortical neurodegeneration is associated with HIV neurocognitive impairment
    David J Moore
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center and University of California, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    AIDS 20:879-87. 2006
    ..To determine the association of markers of regional neurodegeneration (ND) at autopsy to degree of neurocognitive impairment in persons with HIV...
  15. ncbi Association between dyads and correct responses on the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT)
    Raul Gonzalez
    University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Assessment 13:381-4. 2006
    ..96, p < .001); however, the magnitude of this association diminished in faster stimulus presentation trials, particularly among participants with impaired working memory abilities...
  16. ncbi Qualitative aspects of verbal fluency in HIV-associated dementia: a deficit in rule-guided lexical-semantic search processes?
    Steven Paul Woods
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, University of California San Diego, 150 West Washington Street, 2nd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:801-9. 2004
    ..Findings are interpreted as reflecting a disruption of rule-guided lexical-semantic search strategies in HAD, perhaps mediated by prefrontal-striatal circuit dysfunction, rather than depleted lexical-semantic memory stores...
  17. ncbi Brain mitochondrial injury in human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive (HIV+) individuals taking nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    Brian C Schweinsburg
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Neurovirol 11:356-64. 2005
    ..Measurement of brain metabolites sensitive to impairments in energy metabolism, including NAA, may aid in early detection of subclinical NRTI-mediated mitochondrial toxicity...
  18. ncbi Methamphetamine dependence increases risk of neuropsychological impairment in HIV infected persons
    Julie D Rippeth
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:1-14. 2004
    ..This additivity may reflect common pathways to neural injury involving both cytotoxic and apoptotic mechanisms...
  19. ncbi Deficient strategic control of verbal encoding and retrieval in individuals with methamphetamine dependence
    Steven Paul Woods
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:35-43. 2005
    ..e., executive) control of verbal encoding and retrieval, which is consistent with the sequelae of MA-related prefronto-striatal circuit neurotoxicity...
  20. ncbi Predictive validity of global deficit scores in detecting neuropsychological impairment in HIV infection
    Catherine L Carey
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:307-19. 2004
    ..71 to 1.00. These findings support the validity of the GDS as a clinically useful way of summarizing results on NP testing...
  21. pmc Performance of young adult cannabis users on neurocognitive measures of impulsive behavior and their relationship to symptoms of cannabis use disorders
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:962-76. 2012
    ..These results provide preliminary evidence to suggest that decision-making deficits may be more strongly associated with problems experienced from cannabis use, rather than solely being a consequence of cannabis use, per se...
  22. ncbi Temperament and risky behaviors: a pathway to HIV?
    David J Moore
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Affect Disord 85:191-200. 2005
    ..Because dispositional characteristics are likely to influence this process, we examined the association between temperament and HIV serostatus in subjects with heavy use of drugs and various sexual risk behaviors...
  23. pmc Effects of cannabis on neurocognitive functioning: recent advances, neurodevelopmental influences, and sex differences
    Natania A Crane
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 23:117-37. 2013
    ..Finally we discuss how future investigations may lead to better understanding of the complex interplay among cannabis, stages of neurodevelopment, and sex on neurocognitive functioning...
  24. pmc Neurocognitive performance in drug-dependent males and females with posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms
    Jessica L Paxton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:521-30. 2012
    ..These results represent progress in efforts to delineate sex-specific risk factors for neurocognitive deficits among SDIs...
  25. ncbi Non-acute (residual) neurocognitive effects of cannabis use: a meta-analytic study
    Igor Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:679-89. 2003
    ....
  26. pmc Psychopathic heroin addicts are not uniformly impaired across neurocognitive domains of impulsivity
    Jasmin Vassileva
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:194-200. 2011
    ....
  27. pmc Are all drug addicts impulsive? Effects of antisociality and extent of multidrug use on cognitive and motor impulsivity
    Jasmin Vassileva
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
    Addict Behav 32:3071-6. 2007
    ..Results suggest that a subclinical form of antisociality may have a paradoxically facilitating effect on decision-making and cognitive impulsivity among SDIs...
  28. pmc HIV+ men and women show different performance patterns on procedural learning tasks
    Eileen Martin
    University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:112-20. 2011
    ..Additional studies are needed to address directly the possibility of sex differences in HAND and the possibility that women might be more vulnerable to the effects of HIV and substance dependence on some neurocognitive functions...
  29. ncbi Effects of alcoholism and gender on brain metabolism
    Brian C Schweinsburg
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Health Care Syatem, University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1180-3. 2003
    ..Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy was used to evaluate gender influences on alcohol-associated changes in brain metabolism...
  30. pmc The influence of inhibitory control and episodic memory on the risky sexual behavior of young adult cannabis users
    Randi Melissa Schuster
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:827-33. 2012
    ..jins, 2012, 18, 1-7)...
  31. doi Co-factors in HIV neurobehavioural disturbances: substance abuse, hepatitis C and aging
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 20:49-60. 2008
    ..As aging confers additional metabolic, neurologic, and neuropsychiatric vulnerability, it is important to understand how this constellation of changes affects neurocognitive functioning in the context of HIV...
  32. ncbi Investigating neurocognitive features of hepatitis C virus infection in drug users: potential challenges and lessons learned from the HIV literature
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:S45-9. 2005
    ....
  33. doi Heroin and amphetamine users display opposite relationships between trait and neurobehavioral dimensions of impulsivity
    Jasmin Vassileva
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:652-9. 2014
    ..These results challenge the unitary account of drug addiction and contribute to a growing body of literature that reveals important behavioral, cognitive, and neurobiological differences between users of different classes of drugs. ..
  34. ncbi Nonacute (residual) neuropsychological effects of cannabis use: a qualitative analysis and systematic review
    Raul Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research, University of California, San Diego 92103, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 42:48S-57S. 2002
    ..These are considered in detail to inform future studies on (nonacute) consequences of cannabis consumption on cognitive abilities...
  35. ncbi Computerized reaction time battery versus a traditional neuropsychological battery: detecting HIV-related impairments
    Raul Gonzalez
    HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center HNRC, University of California, San Diego, 150 West Washington Street, 2nd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:64-71. 2003
    ..44). Data from this study suggest that traditional NP batteries and computerized reaction time tests do not measure the same thing, and are not interchangeable in examining HIV-related NP impairments...
  36. pmc An investigation of the effects of antiretroviral central nervous system penetration effectiveness on procedural learning in HIV+ drug users
    Michael J Wilson
    a Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:915-25. 2013
    ..Between-group differences were not seen on a control task of motor impulsivity (Immediate Memory Task), indicating that the observed deficits among HIV+/high CPE SDIs may have some specificity. ..
  37. pmc Computational modeling reveals distinct effects of HIV and history of drug use on decision-making processes in women
    Jasmin Vassileva
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e68962. 2013
    ..In this study, we use this approach to investigate the effects of HIV and drug use on decision-making processes in women, who remain a relatively understudied population...
  38. ncbi Stroop performance in drug users classified by HIV and hepatitis C virus serostatus
    Eileen M Martin
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:298-300. 2004
  39. ncbi Neuropsychological functioning in a cohort of HIV- and hepatitis C virus-infected women
    Jean L Richardson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    AIDS 19:1659-67. 2005
    ..To evaluate the neurocognitive function in 220 women enrolled in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS), a study of disease progression in women living with HIV/AIDS and in HIV-negative controls...

Research Grants2

  1. Mechanisms for neurocognitive damage of HIV+ drug users
    Raul Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2006
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