Carlos A Hernandez-Avila

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mecamylamine modifies the pharmacokinetics and reinforcing effects of alcohol
    Ola Blomqvist
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:326-31. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment of inhalant-induced psychotic disorder with carbamazepine versus haloperidol
    C A Hernandez-Avila
    Division of Clinical Research, Mexican Institute of Psychiatry in Huipulco Tlalpan, Mexico City
    Psychiatr Serv 49:812-5. 1998
  3. pmc Plasma concentrations of endogenous benzodiazepine-receptor ligands in patients with hepatic encephalopathy: a comparative study
    C A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 23:217-22. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Opioid-, cannabis- and alcohol-dependent women show more rapid progression to substance abuse treatment
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 74:265-72. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between the cortisol response to opioid blockade and the Asn40Asp polymorphism at the mu-opioid receptor locus (OPRM1)
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 118:60-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the 5-HT1B receptor gene (HTR1B): strong within-locus linkage disequilibrium without association to antisocial substance dependence
    Henry R Kranzler
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:115-22. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Association study of personality factors and the Asn40Asp polymorphism at the mu-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1)
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 14:89-92. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Nefazodone treatment of comorbid alcohol dependence and major depression
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:433-40. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Population-specific effects of the Asn40Asp polymorphism at the mu-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) on HPA-axis activation
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 17:1031-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropin and cortisol responses to a naloxone challenge and risk of alcoholism
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:652-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Mecamylamine modifies the pharmacokinetics and reinforcing effects of alcohol
    Ola Blomqvist
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:326-31. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to test the hypothesis that, during the ascending limb of the blood alcohol concentration curve, mecamylamine would reduce the stimulating and pleasurable effects of an intoxicating dose of alcohol in humans...
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment of inhalant-induced psychotic disorder with carbamazepine versus haloperidol
    C A Hernandez-Avila
    Division of Clinical Research, Mexican Institute of Psychiatry in Huipulco Tlalpan, Mexico City
    Psychiatr Serv 49:812-5. 1998
    ..The efficacy and adverse effects of carbamazepine and haloperidol were compared in the treatment of inhalant-induced psychotic disorder...
  3. pmc Plasma concentrations of endogenous benzodiazepine-receptor ligands in patients with hepatic encephalopathy: a comparative study
    C A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 23:217-22. 1998
    ..Research exploring this hypothesis has yielded contradictory findings. This study evaluated the presence and levels of BZRL in plasma from patients with HE and 3 comparison groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Opioid-, cannabis- and alcohol-dependent women show more rapid progression to substance abuse treatment
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 74:265-72. 2004
    ..e., "telescoping") of alcohol-related complications. This phenomenon also appears to be evident in drug-dependent women, though the data available to support telescoping in drug dependence is less abundant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between the cortisol response to opioid blockade and the Asn40Asp polymorphism at the mu-opioid receptor locus (OPRM1)
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 118:60-5. 2003
    ..The polymorphism occurs commonly in European Americans and some other population groups, underscoring its potential phenotypic significance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the 5-HT1B receptor gene (HTR1B): strong within-locus linkage disequilibrium without association to antisocial substance dependence
    Henry R Kranzler
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:115-22. 2002
    ..Conclusion: Despite no evidence in this study for allelic association of HTR1B to antisocial substance dependence, further evaluation of the hypothesized association is warranted in other population groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association study of personality factors and the Asn40Asp polymorphism at the mu-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1)
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 14:89-92. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Nefazodone treatment of comorbid alcohol dependence and major depression
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:433-40. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of nefazodone, a norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake blocker and 5-hydroxytryptamine-2 receptor antagonist, on mood and anxiety symptoms and drinking behavior in a sample of depressed alcoholics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Population-specific effects of the Asn40Asp polymorphism at the mu-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) on HPA-axis activation
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 17:1031-8. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropin and cortisol responses to a naloxone challenge and risk of alcoholism
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:652-8. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Targeted versus daily naltrexone: secondary analysis of effects on average daily drinking
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:860-5. 2006
    ..Because treatment response may differ by gender, we also compared the effects on this factor...