Suck W Kim

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A double-blind placebo-controlled study of the efficacy and safety of paroxetine in the treatment of pathological gambling
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:501-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint An open naltrexone treatment study in pathological gambling disorder
    S W Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55454 1495, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:285-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Personality dimensions in pathological gambling disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    S W Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, F256 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    Psychiatry Res 104:205-12. 2001
  4. pmc The Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale (G-SAS): a reliability and validity study
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Psychiatry Res 166:76-84. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling and mood disorders: clinical associations and treatment implications
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    J Affect Disord 92:109-16. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Safety of high-dose naltrexone treatment: hepatic transaminase profiles among outpatients
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454 1495, USA
    Clin Neuropharmacol 29:77-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of geriatric patients seeking medication treatment for pathologic gambling disorder
    J E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55454-1495, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 14:125-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Opioid antagonists in the treatment of impulse-control disorders
    S W Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 59:159-64. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of impulse control disorders in pathological gamblers
    J E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:203-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of compulsive sexual behaviour with naltrexone and serotonin reuptake inhibitors: two case studies
    N C Raymond
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 17:201-5. 2002

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint A double-blind placebo-controlled study of the efficacy and safety of paroxetine in the treatment of pathological gambling
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:501-7. 2002
    ..This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigated the efficacy and tolerability of paroxetine in the treatment of pathological gambling...
  2. ncbi request reprint An open naltrexone treatment study in pathological gambling disorder
    S W Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55454 1495, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:285-9. 2001
    ..The present findings provide evidence that naltrexone may be effective in the treatment of pathological gambling disorder. The present report is preliminary and controlled trials are needed to confirm these findings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Personality dimensions in pathological gambling disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    S W Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, F256 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    Psychiatry Res 104:205-12. 2001
    ..These results suggest that the personality dimensions of pathological gamblers may differ significantly from both those of OCD patients and normal controls...
  4. pmc The Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale (G-SAS): a reliability and validity study
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Psychiatry Res 166:76-84. 2009
    ..The correlations between the G-SAS and the PG-YBOCS and Clinical Global Impression rating were excellent. Findings suggest that the G-SAS is reliable and valid in assessing changes in symptoms during a drug treatment study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling and mood disorders: clinical associations and treatment implications
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    J Affect Disord 92:109-16. 2006
    ..Traditionally, mood and gambling symptoms have been known to overlap. In the present review we attempt to examine the diagnostic associations and implications for treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Safety of high-dose naltrexone treatment: hepatic transaminase profiles among outpatients
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454 1495, USA
    Clin Neuropharmacol 29:77-9. 2006
    ..This study was carried out to test the hypothesis that the hepatic safety profile of prolonged high-dose oral naltrexone (150 mg/d) is acceptable if over-the-counter analgesic use is restricted...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of geriatric patients seeking medication treatment for pathologic gambling disorder
    J E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55454-1495, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 14:125-9. 2001
    ..There appear to be some differences in the clinical features of PGD among geriatric subjects, and these differences may have treatment implications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Opioid antagonists in the treatment of impulse-control disorders
    S W Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 59:159-64. 1998
    ..The author discusses the rationale for and the potential utility of the opioid antagonists in the treatment of impulse-control disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of impulse control disorders in pathological gamblers
    J E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:203-7. 2003
    ..To investigate the rate of impulse control disorders among pathological gamblers and examine the relationship of comorbidity to gambling severity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of compulsive sexual behaviour with naltrexone and serotonin reuptake inhibitors: two case studies
    N C Raymond
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 17:201-5. 2002
    ..Although more research is needed to determine the mechanism that leads to the excessive sexual behaviour in individuals with CSB, the present case reports suggest that naltrexone may be effective in treating some cases of CSB...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adolescent kleptomania treated with naltrexone--a case report
    J E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 11:92-5. 2002
    ..This report presents a case of an adolescent with kleptomania who responded to naltrexone. The clinical features of kleptomania are reviewed, as are available data on the treatment of this distressing and often disabling disorder...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical features of body dysmorphic disorder in adolescent and adult psychiatric inpatients
    J E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55454 1495, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:517-22. 2001
    ..Because of the shame and humiliation that BDD patients suffer, we hypothesized that, unless specifically screened for at the time of admission, BDD would be underdiagnosed in psychiatric inpatients...
  13. ncbi request reprint A case of kleptomania and compulsive sexual behavior treated with naltrexone
    J E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55454 1495, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 13:229-31. 2001
    ..Discontinuation and rechallenge with the medication provides further support that improvement was due to naltrexone. Naltrexone in high doses show promise for the treatment of both kleptomania and compulsive sexual behavior...
  14. ncbi request reprint Double-blind naltrexone and placebo comparison study in the treatment of pathological gambling
    S W Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454-1495, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 49:914-21. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Results suggest that naltrexone is effective in reducing the symptoms of pathologic gambling. Until further studies corroborate the present findings, our report should be interpreted cautiously...
  15. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical features of 131 adult pathological gamblers
    J E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55454 1495, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:957-62. 2001
    ..This study was constructed to detail the demographic and phenomenological features of pathological gamblers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of decreasing afferent vagal activity with ondansetron on symptoms of bulimia nervosa: a randomised, double-blind trial
    P L Faris
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Lancet 355:792-7. 2000
    ..We investigated the effects of ondansetron on bulimic behaviours in patients with severe and chronic bulimia nervosa in a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study...
  17. ncbi request reprint The psychopharmacology of pathological gambling
    S W Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1495, USA
    Semin Clin Neuropsychiatry 6:184-94. 2001
    ..Finally, we discuss a research agenda to be addressed in future drug treatment studies in pathological gambling...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional neuroimaging of gastric distention
    Elke Stephan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:740-9. 2003
    ..This first study of brain activation during nonpainful, proximal gastric distention provides the groundwork for future research to discover novel treatments for obesity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Update on pathological gambling
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 8:53-8. 2006
    ..Although PG is a disabling disorder that continues to represent a clinical challenge for the healthcare professional, our current knowledge of pharmacotherapy and psychosocial interventions offers potentially effective treatment options...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in kleptomania and pathological gambling
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown Medical School Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 46:34-7. 2005
    ..32; df = 58; P < .001; t = 7.32; df = 71; P < .001, respectively). These results suggest that patients with kleptomania and pathological gamblers have notably poor quality of life...
  21. ncbi request reprint Temperament and early environmental influences in kleptomania
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55454 1495, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 43:223-8. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that an understanding of early parenting behavior and a dimensional approach to the personality of kleptomaniacs may offer insight into this disorder and provide clues to treatment strategies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol craving in outpatients with alcohol dependence: rate and clinical correlates
    Gihyun Yoon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:770-7. 2006
    ..We also examined the relationship between alcohol craving and the clinical characteristics of alcohol-dependent patients...
  23. pmc Medication management of pathological gambling
    Jon E Grant
    University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
    Minn Med 89:44-8. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Urge to gamble in problem gamblers exposed to a casino environment
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, Fairview Riverside Hospital, University of Minnesota, F 282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gambl Stud 23:121-32. 2007
    ..Cue exposure should be studied further as a potential tool in the treatment of problem gambling...
  25. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine treatment of pathological gambling: a multi-centre randomized controlled trial
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1495, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:243-9. 2003
    ..Paroxetine consistently demonstrated an advantage over placebo on the Clinical Global Impressions scale; however, a larger sample size may have registered significant differences...
  26. ncbi request reprint D-cycloserine augmented exposure therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:835-8. 2007
    ..We predicted that DCS would accelerate obsession-related distress reduction in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) undergoing extinction-based exposure therapy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine treatment of pathologic skin picking: an open-label study
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1384-91. 2007
    ..Although pathologic skin picking is a relatively common behavior, treatment data are limited. We hypothesized that lamotrigine would reduce the symptoms of pathologic skin picking...
  28. pmc Naltrexone effect on physiological and subjective response to a cold pressor task
    Michael Kotlyar
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 7 170 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
    Biol Psychol 77:233-6. 2008
    ..No significant differences were found for other measures assessed. Further research is necessary to determine the subpopulations in which these effects are of greatest magnitude and the long term safety implications of these effects...
  29. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the opiate antagonist naltrexone in the treatment of pathological gambling urges
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:783-9. 2008
    ..This study examined the efficacy and tolerability of the opioid antagonist naltrexone in adults with PG who have urges to gamble...
  30. ncbi request reprint Preliminary validity and reliability testing of a structured clinical interview for pathological gambling
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychiatry Res 128:79-88. 2004
    ..The SCI-PG demonstrated excellent reliability and validity in diagnosing PG in subjects presenting with gambling problems. These findings require replication in other groups to examine their generalizability...
  31. ncbi request reprint A possible association of recurrent streptococcal infections and acute onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 16:252-60. 2004
    ..In this article, we review the microbial characteristics of GABHS and the subsequent immune responses to GABHS as a possible etiology of PANDAS...
  32. ncbi request reprint An open-label study of naltrexone in the treatment of kleptomania
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55454 1495, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:349-56. 2002
    ..The present study was designed to test the short-term efficacy and safety of naltrexone in the treatment of kleptomania...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in pathological gamblers seeking medication treatment
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 43:56-62. 2002
    ..There appear to be some gender differences in the clinical features of PGD, and these differences may have treatment implications...
  34. ncbi request reprint Parental bonding in pathological gambling disorder
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    Psychiatr Q 73:239-47. 2002
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that neglectful parenting appears to be associated with pathological gambling disorder...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling. Current status and new treatments
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
    Minn Med 85:48-50, 52. 2002
    ..A brief clinical description of PGD is followed by a summary of published drug treatment outcomes and the basic principles of medication treatment in office practice...
  36. ncbi request reprint Body dysmorphic disorder in patients with anorexia nervosa: prevalence, clinical features, and delusionality of body image
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 32:291-300. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that body dysmorphic disorder would be underdiagnosed in patients with anorexia nervosa and that comorbidity with body dysmorphic disorder would result in greater overall dysfunction...
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and associated psychopathology of 22 patients with kleptomania
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 43:378-84. 2002
    ..We conclude that kleptomania is a distressing and disabling disorder associated with high rates of psychiatric comorbidity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for pathological gambling: a chart review
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1495, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 14:155-61. 2002
    ..Naltrexone, or augmentation of naltrexone with an SSRI, appears to be most effective in relieving gambling symptoms...
  39. ncbi request reprint Advances in the pharmacological treatment of pathological gambling
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    J Gambl Stud 19:85-109. 2003
    ..We also discuss dosage strategies, the duration of treatment, issues surrounding medication compliance, and approaches to treatment-refractory pathological gambling, such as pharmacological and behavioral augmentation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress in kleptomania
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1495, USA
    Psychiatr Q 74:251-8. 2003
    ..31, df = 15, p = .000). People with kleptomania have higher levels of perceived stress than people with MDD, and the perceived stress decreases as the kleptomania symptoms are treated...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dissociative symptoms in pathological gambling
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Psychopathology 36:200-3. 2003
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to shed light on a possible link between dissociation and pathological gambling, a relatively common disorder whose phenomenology remains understudied...
  42. ncbi request reprint Retrospective review of treatment retention in pathological gambling
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 45:83-7. 2004
    ..Predictors of treatment continuation may have clinical importance. Prospective longitudinal studies are needed to further elucidate the course of pathological gambling...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in pain and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical responses to opioid blockade
    Mustafa al'Absi
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Duluth, Minnesota 55812, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:198-206. 2004
    ..Little is known about the role of the endogenous opioid system in these differences. This study was conducted to compare adrenocortical, pain sensitivity, and blood pressure responses to opioid blockade using naltrexone in men and women...
  44. ncbi request reprint N-acetyl cysteine, a glutamate-modulating agent, in the treatment of pathological gambling: a pilot study
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:652-7. 2007
    ..N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), an amino acid, seems to restore extracellular glutamate concentration in the nucleus accumbens and therefore offers promise in reducing addictive behavior...
  45. ncbi request reprint Decreased memory loss associated with right unilateral ultra-brief pulse wave ECT
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, USA
    Minn Med 90:34-5. 2007
    ..Patients treated with the method, ultra-brief pulse wave ECT, have less memory loss and confusion than those treated with longer-duration ECT...

Research Grants1

  1. Naltrexone Treatment in Pathologic Gambling Disorder
    SUCK KIM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..S. The implications of our study expand from PGD to other impulse control disorders, including compulsive shopping, kleptomania and possible alcoholism. ..