Karen L Hanson

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Neurocognitive impairments in MDMA and other drug users: MDMA alone may not be a cognitive risk factor
    Karen L Hanson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:337-49. 2010
  2. pmc Reward-related decision-making deficits and elevated impulsivity among MDMA and other drug users
    Karen L Hanson
    University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 96:99-110. 2008
  3. pmc Longitudinal study of cognition among adolescent marijuana users over three weeks of abstinence
    Karen L Hanson
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, Psychology Service, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive 116B, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Addict Behav 35:970-6. 2010
  4. pmc Hippocampal volumes in adolescents with and without a family history of alcoholism
    Karen L Hanson
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, Psychology Service, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:161-7. 2010
  5. pmc Prefrontal cortex morphometry in abstinent adolescent marijuana users: subtle gender effects
    Krista Lisdahl Medina
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Addict Biol 14:457-68. 2009
  6. pmc Neuropsychological functioning in adolescent marijuana users: subtle deficits detectable after a month of abstinence
    Krista Lisdahl Medina
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, and Psychology Department, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:807-20. 2007
  7. pmc Changes in neuropsychological functioning over 10 years following adolescent substance abuse treatment
    Karen L Hanson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:127-42. 2011
  8. pmc Prefrontal cortex volumes in adolescents with alcohol use disorders: unique gender effects
    Krista Lisdahl Medina
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:386-94. 2008
  9. pmc Changes in emotional reactivity and distress tolerance among heavy drinking adolescents during sustained abstinence
    Jennifer L Winward
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:1761-9. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescent heavy episodic drinking: neurocognitive functioning during early abstinence
    Jennifer L Winward
    1 Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:218-29. 2014

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Neurocognitive impairments in MDMA and other drug users: MDMA alone may not be a cognitive risk factor
    Karen L Hanson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:337-49. 2010
    ..MDMA leads to serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) neurotoxicity and has been linked to cognitive impairments. It remains unclear whether these impairments are due to MDMA versus other drug use...
  2. pmc Reward-related decision-making deficits and elevated impulsivity among MDMA and other drug users
    Karen L Hanson
    University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 96:99-110. 2008
    ..Moreover, few studies have examined reward-related cognitive processes. Our aim was to examine reward-related decision-making and impulsivity among MDMA users while controlling for polydrug use via appropriate comparison groups...
  3. pmc Longitudinal study of cognition among adolescent marijuana users over three weeks of abstinence
    Karen L Hanson
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, Psychology Service, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive 116B, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Addict Behav 35:970-6. 2010
    ..In this longitudinal study, we characterized neurocognitive changes among marijuana-using adolescents across the first three weeks of abstinence...
  4. pmc Hippocampal volumes in adolescents with and without a family history of alcoholism
    Karen L Hanson
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, Psychology Service, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 36:161-7. 2010
    ..However, differences in hippocampal volume may be due to risk factors such as a family history (FH) of alcoholism. We examined hippocampal volumes in youth with and without a FH of alcoholism prior to the initiation of alcohol use...
  5. pmc Prefrontal cortex morphometry in abstinent adolescent marijuana users: subtle gender effects
    Krista Lisdahl Medina
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Addict Biol 14:457-68. 2009
    ..Future research will measure PFC gray and white matter separately and follow boys and girls over adolescence to examine the influence of MJ use on neurodevelopment...
  6. pmc Neuropsychological functioning in adolescent marijuana users: subtle deficits detectable after a month of abstinence
    Krista Lisdahl Medina
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, and Psychology Department, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:807-20. 2007
    ..It is possible that frequent marijuana use during adolescence may negatively influence neuromaturation and cognitive development...
  7. pmc Changes in neuropsychological functioning over 10 years following adolescent substance abuse treatment
    Karen L Hanson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:127-42. 2011
    ..Higher levels of AOD withdrawal symptoms may signify greater neuropsychological impairment, reflecting potential neurotoxic effects of AOD use...
  8. pmc Prefrontal cortex volumes in adolescents with alcohol use disorders: unique gender effects
    Krista Lisdahl Medina
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:386-94. 2008
    ..This study examined PFC volumes in male and female adolescents with AUD who did not meet criteria for comorbid mood or attention disorders...
  9. pmc Changes in emotional reactivity and distress tolerance among heavy drinking adolescents during sustained abstinence
    Jennifer L Winward
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:1761-9. 2014
    ..This study utilized the Paced Auditory Serial Attention Test - Computerized Version (PASAT-C) to examine affective reactivity, cognitive performance, and distress tolerance during early abstinence among heavy drinking adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescent heavy episodic drinking: neurocognitive functioning during early abstinence
    Jennifer L Winward
    1 Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:218-29. 2014
    ..These findings suggest alcohol-related influences on several underlying brain systems that may predate the onset of alcohol abuse or dependence or take longer than 4 weeks to recover...
  11. ncbi request reprint Follow-up study of anxiety disorder and alcohol dependence in comorbid alcoholism treatment patients
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, Fairview Riverside Hospital, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1432-43. 2005
    ..We also explored the prospective associations of specific anxiety syndromes (and depression) with drinking and anxiety outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive function in users of MDMA: the importance of clinically significant patterns of use
    Karen L Hanson
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Psychol Med 34:229-46. 2004
    ..Use of MDMA (ecstasy), a serotonin neurotoxin, has been associated with memory impairment and psychological dysfunction. This study examined cognitive functioning in abstinent MDMA users and MDMA-naive controls...