James MacKillop

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Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Brief report: The Brief Alcohol Social Density Assessment (BASDA): convergent, criterion-related, and incremental validity
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:810-5. 2013
  2. pmc Integrating behavioral economics and behavioral genetics: delayed reward discounting as an endophenotype for addictive disorders
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, 100 Hooper St University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    J Exp Anal Behav 99:14-31. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Initial development of a measure of expectancies for combinations of alcohol and caffeine: the Caffeine + Alcohol Combined Effects Questionnaire (CACEQ)
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20:466-72. 2012
  4. pmc Behavioral economic analysis of withdrawal- and cue-elicited craving for tobacco: an initial investigation
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1426-34. 2012
  5. pmc High-resolution behavioral economic analysis of cigarette demand to inform tax policy
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 306002, USA
    Addiction 107:2191-200. 2012
  6. pmc The neuroeconomics of nicotine dependence: a preliminary functional magnetic resonance imaging study of delay discounting of monetary and cigarette rewards in smokers
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 202:20-9. 2012
  7. pmc Temporal stability of a cigarette purchase task
    Lauren R Few
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:761-5. 2012
  8. pmc Latent structure of facets of alcohol reinforcement from a behavioral economic demand curve
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:33-40. 2009
  9. pmc Delayed reward discounting and addictive behavior: a meta-analysis
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 216:305-21. 2011
  10. pmc Cigarette demand and delayed reward discounting in nicotine-dependent individuals with schizophrenia and controls: an initial study
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 216:91-9. 2011

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  1. pmc Brief report: The Brief Alcohol Social Density Assessment (BASDA): convergent, criterion-related, and incremental validity
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:810-5. 2013
    ..Specifically, the study sought to examine the BASDA's convergent, criterion, and incremental validity in relation to well-established measures of drinking motives and problematic drinking...
  2. pmc Integrating behavioral economics and behavioral genetics: delayed reward discounting as an endophenotype for addictive disorders
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, 100 Hooper St University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    J Exp Anal Behav 99:14-31. 2013
    ..Taken together, although not definitive, there is accumulating support for the hypothesis of impulsive discounting as an endophenotype for addictive behavior and a need for further systematic investigation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Initial development of a measure of expectancies for combinations of alcohol and caffeine: the Caffeine + Alcohol Combined Effects Questionnaire (CACEQ)
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20:466-72. 2012
    ..Applications for studying the risks associated with CAB use and methodological considerations are discussed...
  4. pmc Behavioral economic analysis of withdrawal- and cue-elicited craving for tobacco: an initial investigation
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1426-34. 2012
    ..The current study used behavioral economic approach to test the hypotheses that subjective craving from acute withdrawal and exposure to tobacco cues dynamically increases the relative value of cigarettes...
  5. pmc High-resolution behavioral economic analysis of cigarette demand to inform tax policy
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 306002, USA
    Addiction 107:2191-200. 2012
    ..Towards informing tax policy, the goals of this study were to conduct a high-resolution analysis of cigarette demand in a large sample of adult smokers and to use the data to estimate the effects of tax increases in 10 US States...
  6. pmc The neuroeconomics of nicotine dependence: a preliminary functional magnetic resonance imaging study of delay discounting of monetary and cigarette rewards in smokers
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 202:20-9. 2012
    ..These findings provide initial evidence in support of applying a neuroeconomic approach to understanding nicotine dependence...
  7. pmc Temporal stability of a cigarette purchase task
    Lauren R Few
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:761-5. 2012
    ..The temporal stability of the indices generated from a CPT has not been examined to date and was the focus of the current study...
  8. pmc Latent structure of facets of alcohol reinforcement from a behavioral economic demand curve
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:33-40. 2009
    ..Demand curves provide a multidimensional assessment of reinforcement, but the relationships among the various indices of reinforcement have been largely unstudied...
  9. pmc Delayed reward discounting and addictive behavior: a meta-analysis
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 216:305-21. 2011
    ..To synthesize the findings across the literature, the current review is a meta-analysis of studies comparing DRD between criterion groups exhibiting addictive behavior and control groups...
  10. pmc Cigarette demand and delayed reward discounting in nicotine-dependent individuals with schizophrenia and controls: an initial study
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 216:91-9. 2011
    ..Behavioral economics has been extensively applied to studying addictive behavior and may contribute to understanding smoking in this subpopulation...
  11. doi request reprint Behavioral economic analysis of cue-elicited craving for alcohol
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Addiction 105:1599-607. 2010
    ..The current study tested this hypothesis via a multidimensional assessment of alcohol demand over the course of an alcohol cue reactivity procedure...
  12. pmc Delayed reward discounting predicts treatment response for heavy drinkers receiving smoking cessation treatment
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30677, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:197-203. 2009
    ..Interrelationships among the variables assessed and clinical strategies to improve outcomes for smokers who are high in DRD are discussed...
  13. pmc Alcohol demand, delayed reward discounting, and craving in relation to drinking and alcohol use disorders
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:106-14. 2010
    ..These findings further emphasize the relevance of behavioral economic indices of motivation to AUDs and the potential importance of craving for alcohol in this relationship...
  14. pmc Is talk "cheap"? An initial investigation of the equivalence of alcohol purchase task performance for hypothetical and actual rewards
    Michael T Amlung
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:716-24. 2012
    ..A collateral goal of the study was to examine the effects of alcohol cues on APT performance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the South Oaks Gambling Screen with DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria: results from a diverse community sample of gamblers
    Adam S Goodie
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Assessment 20:523-31. 2013
    ..For DSM-5 criteria, we advocate a cut point of 8 for use as a clinical screen and a cut point of 12 for prevalence and pseudo-experimental studies. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity and alcohol demand in relation to combined alcohol and caffeine use
    Michael Amlung
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 21:467-74. 2013
    ..These results suggest that although there are significant associations between CAB consumption and gender, impulsivity, and alcohol demand, CAB use continues to be associated with alcohol misuse after controlling for these variables...
  17. pmc A preliminary pharmacogenetic investigation of adverse events from topiramate in heavy drinkers
    Lara A Ray
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:122-9. 2009
    ..Genes underlying glutamatergic neurotransmission, such as the GRIK1 gene, may help predict heterogeneity in topiramate-induced side effects. Future studies in larger samples are needed to more fully establish these preliminary findings...
  18. doi request reprint Social density of gambling and its association with gambling problems: an initial investigation
    Erica E Fortune
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    J Gambl Stud 29:329-42. 2013
    ..Methodological considerations and potential applications of these findings are discussed...
  19. pmc Subjective response to alcohol among alcohol-dependent individuals: effects of the μ-opioid receptor (OPRM1) gene and alcoholism severity
    Lara A Ray
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:E116-24. 2013
    ..A secondary aim of this study is to examine alcoholism severity as a predictor of subjective responses to alcohol...
  20. pmc Moderators of naltrexone's effects on drinking, urge, and alcohol effects in non-treatment-seeking heavy drinkers in the natural environment
    Jennifer W Tidey
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:58-66. 2008
    ..Polymorphisms in the D4 dopamine receptor (DRD4) gene and the mu-opiate receptor (OPRM1) gene, family history of alcohol problems, age of onset of alcoholism and gender were explored as potential moderators of NTX's effects...
  21. ncbi request reprint Divergent validity of measures of cognitive distortions, impulsivity, and time perspective in pathological gambling
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, USA
    J Gambl Stud 22:339-54. 2006
    ..Applications of these findings to etiological research and clinical contexts are discussed...
  22. pmc The neuroeconomics of alcohol demand: an initial investigation of the neural correlates of alcohol cost-benefit decision making in heavy drinking men
    James MacKillop
    1 Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA 2 Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:1988-95. 2014
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  23. pmc Egocentric social network analysis of pathological gambling
    Matthew K Meisel
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    Addiction 108:584-91. 2013
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  24. pmc Smokers report greater demand for alcohol on a behavioral economic purchase task
    Ali M Yurasek
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38152, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:626-34. 2013
    ..The present study used a behavioral economic purchase task to investigate whether heavy drinking smokers would have greater demand for alcohol than heavy drinking nonsmokers...
  25. doi request reprint DRD2/ANKK1 TaqI A genotype moderates the relationship between alexithymia and the relative value of alcohol among male college binge drinkers
    Laura C Wahlstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 102:471-6. 2012
    ..Secondary analyses aimed to replicate APT associations with problematic drinking (AUDIT) and alcohol-related problems (RAPI). Participants were 120 male European-American college student binge drinkers (..
  26. pmc Effects of a context shift and multiple context extinction on reactivity to alcohol cues
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, NY, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:322-31. 2008
    ..Methodological aspects of the study and the need for parametric data on the context dependency of extinction to alcohol cues are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Examination of the Section III DSM-5 diagnostic system for personality disorders in an outpatient clinical sample
    Lauren R Few
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia
    J Abnorm Psychol 122:1057-69. 2013
    ..Overall, these results support the general validity of several of the components of this new PD diagnostic system and point to areas that may require further modification...
  28. ncbi request reprint A behavioral economic measure of demand for alcohol predicts brief intervention outcomes
    James MacKillop
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:227-33. 2007
    ..Moreover, these results support the utility of translating experimental assays of reinforcement into clinical research...
  29. pmc Understanding naltrexone mechanism of action and pharmacogenetics in Asian Americans via behavioral economics: a preliminary study
    Spencer Bujarski
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20:181-90. 2012
    ..This preliminary report provides further evidence for the effectiveness of naltrexone and supports the utility of a behavioral economic approach to alcoholism pharmacotherapy development...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of D-cycloserine on craving to alcohol cues in problem drinkers: preliminary findings
    Stefan G Hofmann
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, MA 02215 2002, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:101-7. 2012
    ..It has been shown that the partial N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) agonist d-cycloserine (DCS) facilitates exposure-based learning in humans with anxiety disorders. However, the effects of DCS on exposure to substance cues are still uncertain...
  31. pmc Effects of naltrexone on cortisol levels in heavy drinkers
    Lara A Ray
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 91:489-94. 2009
    ..These results suggest that naltrexone alters cortisol levels in heavy drinkers and that its effects on subjective responses to alcohol may be related, in part, to naltrexone's ability to activate the HPA-axis...
  32. doi request reprint Further validation of a cigarette purchase task for assessing the relative reinforcing efficacy of nicotine in college smokers
    James MacKillop
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:57-65. 2008
    ..Theoretical implications of the findings, limitations, and future directions are also discussed...
  33. pmc Catching the alcohol buzz: an examination of the latent factor structure of subjective intoxication
    Lara A Ray
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:2154-61. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the latent structure among measures of alcohol-induced subjective feelings of intoxication from a behavioral pharmacology perspective...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of topiramate on urge to drink and the subjective effects of alcohol: a preliminary laboratory study
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:489-97. 2008
    ..This laboratory study systematically examined the dose-dependent effects of topiramate on cue-elicited craving and other putative mechanisms of its pharmacotherapeutic effects on drinking...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clarifying the neural basis for incentive salience of tobacco cues in smokers
    Joshua C Gray
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Psychiatry Res 223:218-25. 2014
    ..Overall, the results suggest that the salience of monetary cues was the highest and, as a result, might have reduced the incentive salience of tobacco cues. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Multidimensional examination of impulsivity in relation to disordered gambling
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 22:176-85. 2014
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  37. pmc Biphasic effects of alcohol on delay and probability discounting
    L Cinnamon Bidwell
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, and Division of Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 21:214-21. 2013
    ..Parallels to and distinctions from previous findings are discussed...
  38. doi request reprint Implicit and explicit alcohol-related motivations among college binge drinkers
    Laura C Herschl
    Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0308, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 221:685-92. 2012
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  39. pmc The dopamine D Receptor (DRD4) gene exon III polymorphism, problematic alcohol use and novelty seeking: direct and mediated genetic effects
    Lara A Ray
    Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, USA
    Addict Biol 14:238-44. 2009
    ..These findings may also help elucidate the specific pathways of risk associated with genetic influences on alcohol use and abuse phenotypes...
  40. doi request reprint Subjective responses to alcohol consumption as endophenotypes: advancing behavioral genetics in etiological and treatment models of alcoholism
    Lara A Ray
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1742-65. 2010
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  41. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of a demand curve measure of alcohol reinforcement
    James G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:396-404. 2009
    ..Demand intensity was uniquely associated with problem drinking in a regression model that controlled for weekly consumption. These results provide support for the reliability and validity of the RRE indices generated with the APT...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dissociable brain signatures of choice conflict and immediate reward preferences in alcohol use disorders
    Michael Amlung
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Addict Biol 19:743-53. 2014
    ..This study provides further clarification of the brain systems supporting DRD in general and in relation to AUDs. ..
  43. pmc Item-based analysis of delayed reward discounting decision making
    Joshua C Gray
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Behav Processes 103:256-60. 2014
    ..844, p<.001). These results provide initial support for the validity of a brief 8-item assessment of DRD. Priorities for further validation and potential applications are discussed. ..
  44. pmc Behavioral economic analysis of cue-elicited craving for tobacco: a virtual reality study
    John Acker
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1409-16. 2013
    ..A behavioral economic approach to understanding drug motivation imports concepts and methods from economics to improve the assessment of craving...
  45. pmc Personality correlates of pathological gambling derived from Big Three and Big Five personality models
    Joshua D Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, United States
    Psychiatry Res 206:50-5. 2013
    ..It will be important for future empirical work of this nature to pay closer attention to potentially important moderators of these relations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Relative reinforcing efficacy of alcohol among college student drinkers
    James G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:219-27. 2006
    ..These results also provide empirical support for programs that attempt to reduce alcohol abuse by eliminating low-cost access to alcohol...
  47. ncbi request reprint Factor structure of the alcohol urge questionnaire under neutral conditions and during a cue-elicited urge state
    James MacKillop
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1315-21. 2006
    ..This study sought to validate the AUQ's factor structure under neutral conditions and during a cue-elicited urge state in heavy drinkers...
  48. pmc Influence of antisocial and psychopathic traits on decision-making biases in alcoholics
    Robert Miranda
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:817-25. 2009
    ..The present study examined the relationship between AD and decision-making, and tested whether different facets of antisocial and psychopathic traits explain this association...
  49. pmc Living in the here and now: interrelationships between impulsivity, mindfulness, and alcohol misuse
    Cara Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219:527-36. 2012
    ..Impulsivity and mindfulness both emphasize orientation to the present, and both have been linked to alcohol misuse, but the relationship between the two is not clearly understood...
  50. ncbi request reprint The role of impulsivity traits and delayed reward discounting in dysregulated eating and drinking among heavy drinkers
    Monika M Stojek
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Appetite 80:81-8. 2014
    ..The results suggest the importance of disentangling the contributions of various impulsivity constructs on dysregulated eating. ..
  51. pmc Understanding the effects of stress and alcohol cues on motivation for alcohol via behavioral economics
    Michael Amlung
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:1780-9. 2014
    ..Furthermore, the combination of stress and cues has been largely unstudied. The current study employed a behavioral economic approach to investigate the combined roles of psychosocial stress and alcohol cues on motivation for alcohol...
  52. ncbi request reprint Interrelationships among individual differences in alcohol demand, impulsivity, and alcohol misuse
    Joshua C Gray
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia
    Psychol Addict Behav 28:282-7. 2014
    ..Methodological considerations and future directions are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  53. ncbi request reprint Mindfulness as a strategy for coping with cue-elicited cravings for alcohol: an experimental examination
    Cara M Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:1134-42. 2014
    ..The current study systematically examined the effects of an acute mindfulness manipulation on craving for alcohol during prolonged exposure to alcohol cues...
  54. pmc The relationship between measures of impulsivity and alcohol misuse: an integrative structural equation modeling approach
    Kelly E Courtney
    From the Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:923-31. 2012
    ..This study simultaneously tested the following dimensions of impulsivity as determinants of alcohol use and alcohol problems: risky decision making, self-reported risk-attitudes, response inhibition, and impulsive decision making...
  55. ncbi request reprint Reactivity to alcohol cues: isolating the role of perceived availability
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:229-37. 2005
    ..This was largely a result of changes in self-reported craving and was interpreted as consistent with the CPM. Alternative methodologies and limitations are discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Convergent validity of measures of cognitive distortions, impulsivity, and time perspective with pathological gambling
    James MacKillop
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:75-9. 2006
    ..Applications and limitations of these findings are discussed...