M G Kushner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Modeling and treating internalizing psychopathology in a clinical trial: a latent variable structural equation modeling approach
    M G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Psychol Med 43:1611-23. 2013
  2. pmc Hybrid cognitive behavioral therapy versus relaxation training for co-occurring anxiety and alcohol disorder: a randomized clinical trial
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiary, University of Minnesota, MN 55454, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:429-42. 2013
  3. pmc Greater elevation in risk for nicotine dependence per pack of cigarettes smoked among those with an anxiety disorder
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:920-4. 2012
  4. pmc Vulnerability to the rapid ("telescoped") development of alcohol dependence in individuals with anxiety disorder
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, Box 282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:1019-27. 2011
  5. pmc Alcohol dependence is related to overall internalizing psychopathology load rather than to particular internalizing disorders: evidence from a national sample
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:325-31. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Expectancies for alcohol to affect tension and anxiety as a function of time
    M G Kushner
    University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry, Fairview Hospital, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Addict Behav 25:93-8. 2000
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for panic disorder in patients being treated for alcohol dependence: Moderating effects of alcohol outcome expectancies
    Matt G Kushner
    University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry, Fairview Riverside Hospital, F 282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
    Addict Behav 34:554-60. 2009
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Modeling and treating internalizing psychopathology in a clinical trial: a latent variable structural equation modeling approach
    M G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Psychol Med 43:1611-23. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Hybrid cognitive behavioral therapy versus relaxation training for co-occurring anxiety and alcohol disorder: a randomized clinical trial
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiary, University of Minnesota, MN 55454, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:429-42. 2013
    ..On the basis of this view, we assembled a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program designed to both reduce anxiety symptoms and weaken the links between the experience of anxiety and the motivation to drink...
  3. pmc Greater elevation in risk for nicotine dependence per pack of cigarettes smoked among those with an anxiety disorder
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:920-4. 2012
    ..To investigate this further, we examined an estimate of the amount smoked (rather than the time transpired) from smoking initiation milestones to the onset of nicotine dependence in those with and without an anxiety disorder...
  4. pmc Vulnerability to the rapid ("telescoped") development of alcohol dependence in individuals with anxiety disorder
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, Box 282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:1019-27. 2011
    ..Specifically, we predicted that the time from pre-dependence alcohol milestones (e.g., age at which regular drinking began) to post-dependence alcohol milestones would be briefer ("telescoped") among those with an anxiety disorder...
  5. pmc Alcohol dependence is related to overall internalizing psychopathology load rather than to particular internalizing disorders: evidence from a national sample
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:325-31. 2012
    ..To clarify this ambiguity, we employed structural equation and logistic models to decompose the specific versus general components of internalizing psychopathology and then related these components separately to alcohol dependence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Expectancies for alcohol to affect tension and anxiety as a function of time
    M G Kushner
    University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry, Fairview Hospital, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Addict Behav 25:93-8. 2000
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for panic disorder in patients being treated for alcohol dependence: Moderating effects of alcohol outcome expectancies
    Matt G Kushner
    University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry, Fairview Riverside Hospital, F 282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
    Addict Behav 34:554-60. 2009
    ..As expected, the H-CBT was most effective in improving alcohol use outcomes among those with the highest TR-AOEs. The study's primary methodological limitations are related to the quasi-experimental design employed...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Individual differences predictive of drinking to manage anxiety among non-problem drinkers with panic disorder
    M G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, Fairview Hospital, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:448-58. 2000
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Anxiety mediates the association between anxiety sensitivity and coping-related drinking motives in alcoholism treatment patients
    M G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, Fairview Hospital, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Addict Behav 26:869-85. 2001
    ..Our findings suggest that these relationships may differ for negative affect not specifically related to anxiety. We also discuss the possible associations of AS to withdrawal symptoms implied by our findings...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of quetiapine vs. placebo on response to two virtual public speaking exposures in individuals with social phobia
    Christopher B Donahue
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:362-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a rigorous test of the acute impact of a single dose of quetiapine (25mg) on SAD symptoms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and prior substance abuse treatment in relation to gambling problem severity and gambling treatment outcome
    Randy Stinchfield
    University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    J Gambl Stud 21:273-97. 2005
    ..While the level of pretreatment alcohol use and a history of substance abuse treatment are markers for greater gambling problem severity, treatment outcome for pathological gambling was not adversely impacted by these variables...
  15. doi request reprint Physiological response to a speech stressor presented in a virtual reality environment
    Michael Kotlyar
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Psychophysiology 45:1034-7. 2008
    ..The use of VR technology may be a viable alternative to methods currently employed in presenting stressful tasks with the potential advantage of decreased variability in the audience response to the participants' performance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Preliminary experience with adjunctive quetiapine in patients receiving selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    David E Adson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1495, USA
    Depress Anxiety 19:121-6. 2004
    ..Given the open-label design of the trial, more rigorous studies are clearly indicated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of residual anxiety symptoms with adjunctive aripiprazole in depressed patients taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    David E Adson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1495, USA
    J Affect Disord 86:99-104. 2005
    ..This study assessed aripiprazole as adjunctive therapy to SSRIs for patients with persistent anxiety symptoms complicating a depression or anxiety disorder...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment issues pertaining to pathological gamblers with a comorbid disorder
    Ken C Winters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, F282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Gambl Stud 19:261-77. 2003
    ..Research priorities are identified...
  19. ncbi request reprint The use of cognitive-behavioral therapy in the University of Minnesota's outpatient psychiatry clinic
    Matt G Kushner
    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, USA
    Minn Med 90:31-3. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Suffocation and respiratory responses to carbon dioxide and breath holding challenges in individuals with panic disorder
    Yuri Rassovsky
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, United States
    J Psychosom Res 60:291-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we tested several predictions stemming from this view...
  21. ncbi request reprint Carbon dioxide in the study of panic disorder: issues of definition, methodology, and outcome
    Yuri Rassovsky
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Fairview University Hospital, F 282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 17:1-32. 2003
    ..We conclude that although further work is needed to improve the CO(2) challenge laboratory model of panic, this paradigm can play an important role in understanding the psychopathology of PD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of treatment response in anxious-depressed adolescents with school refusal
    Ann E Layne
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:319-26. 2003
    ..To identify predictors of treatment response to 8 weeks of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) among anxious-depressed adolescents with school refusal, half of whom received imipramine plus CBT and half of whom received placebo plus CBT...
  23. ncbi request reprint Self-administration of alcohol before and after a public speaking challenge by individuals with social phobia
    Kenneth Abrams
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:121-8. 2002
    ..These findings add to an understanding of why social phobia and alcohol problems tend to co-occur...
  24. ncbi request reprint The moderating effects of tension-reduction alcohol outcome expectancies on placebo responding in individuals with social phobia
    Kenneth Abrams
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Fairview Riverside Hospital, F 282 2A West, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1221-4. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue on ''relations between gambling and alcohol use''
    Sherry H Stewart
    Department of Phychology, Life Science Centre, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 4J1
    J Gambl Stud 21:223-31. 2005
    ..We conclude by describing some of the novel contributions of each of the empirical studies from within the context of these theoretical models...
  26. ncbi request reprint Recent research on the comorbidity of alcoholism and pathological gambling
    Sherry H Stewart
    Department of Psychology SHS, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:285-91. 2003
    ..The symposium highlighted novel approaches that researchers are using to enhance understanding of functional relations that may underlie this common comorbidity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evidence for respiratory and nonrespiratory subtypes in panic disorder
    Kenneth Abrams
    Department of Psychology, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 23173, USA
    Depress Anxiety 23:474-81. 2006
    ..Findings are consistent with the existence of a respiratory subtype of PD, which differs from nonrespiratory subtypes in CO(2) sensitivity...
  28. ncbi request reprint CO(2) hypersensitivity in recently abstinent alcohol dependent individuals:; A possible mechanism underlying the high risk for anxiety disorder among alcoholics
    Yuri Rassovsky
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:159-76. 2004
    ..Future work must verify that pathological drinking actually causes the dysregulated respiratory responding observed in this study as is inferred in our conclusions...