Vania Modesto-Lowe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical uses of naltrexone: a review of the evidence
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:213-27. 2002
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence and suicidal behavior: from research to clinical challenges
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:241-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Addiction and chronic pain: diagnostic and treatment dilemmas
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Valley Hospital, P O Box 351, Silver Street Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Conn Med 71:139-44. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of rapid tryptophan depletion on mood and urge to drink in patients with co-morbid major depression and alcohol dependence
    Amira Pierucci-Lagha
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:340-8. 2004
  6. doi request reprint ADHD: does parenting style matter?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:865-72. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The opioidergic-alcohol link : implications for treatment
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut 06457, USA
    CNS Drugs 19:693-707. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Recognition and treatment of alcohol use disorders in US jails
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1413-4. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Pain management in patients with substance abuse: treatment challenges for pain and addiction specialists
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Addict 16:424-5. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint [Ludomania: cross-cultural examinations of gambling and its treatment]
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Health Center, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 30:S3-S10. 2008

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical uses of naltrexone: a review of the evidence
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:213-27. 2002
    ..Thus far, no definitive role has been found for naltrexone in the treatment of other psychiatric disorders. Further research needs to be done in self-injurious behavior, gambling, cocaine, and nicotine dependence...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence and suicidal behavior: from research to clinical challenges
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:241-8. 2006
    ..Future studies may clarify the relative efficacy of various psychotherapeutic and pharmacological approaches to treating these patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Addiction and chronic pain: diagnostic and treatment dilemmas
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Valley Hospital, P O Box 351, Silver Street Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Conn Med 71:139-44. 2007
    ..In both subgroups of patients, failure to alleviate chronic pain contributes to poor clinical and functional outcomes. This review discusses common evaluation and diagnostic dilemmas in treating this challenging population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of rapid tryptophan depletion on mood and urge to drink in patients with co-morbid major depression and alcohol dependence
    Amira Pierucci-Lagha
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:340-8. 2004
    ..Rapid tryptophan depletion (RTD) has been used to study central serotonin function and may therefore be useful in understanding co-morbid alcohol dependence (AD) and major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  6. doi request reprint ADHD: does parenting style matter?
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:865-72. 2008
    ..The presence of parental psychopathology is common and influences the parent's response to the child's ADHD symptoms. Optimizing parent-child interaction and parental psychiatric status may improve outcomes for both parent and child...
  7. ncbi request reprint The opioidergic-alcohol link : implications for treatment
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut 06457, USA
    CNS Drugs 19:693-707. 2005
    ..Efforts to identify subgroups of alcohol-dependent patients responsive to naltrexone, as well as psychosocial and pharmacological augmentation strategies, may further improve the clinical usefulness of the drug...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recognition and treatment of alcohol use disorders in US jails
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1413-4. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Pain management in patients with substance abuse: treatment challenges for pain and addiction specialists
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Addict 16:424-5. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint [Ludomania: cross-cultural examinations of gambling and its treatment]
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Health Center, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 30:S3-S10. 2008
    ..Therefore, direct screening for gambling problems is recommended. Increasing education about the disorder, from both the provider and societal perspective, is necessary to reduce the personal and societal consequences of this disorder...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intervening early to reduce developmentally harmful substance use among youth populations
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Med J Aust 188:494-5. 2008
  12. doi request reprint Divided doses for methadone maintenance
    Vania Modesto-Lowe
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1358; author reply 1358-9. 2008