Howard B Moss
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Affiliation with deviant peers among children of substance dependent fathers from pre-adolescence into adolescence: associations with problem behaviorsHoward B Moss
Treatment Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 71:117-25. 2003..However, little data are available concerning the developmental trajectories of deviant peer affiliation...
- Family functioning and peer affiliation in children of fathers with antisocial personality disorder and substance dependence: associations with problem behaviorsHoward B Moss
Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh and St Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Am J Psychiatry 159:607-14. 2002..The authors examined associations between the child's psychopathology, paternal substance dependence/antisocial personality disorder status, and measures of family and peer environments...
- Preadolescent children of substance-dependent fathers with antisocial personality disorder: psychiatric disorders and problem behaviorsH B Moss
Department of Psychiatry, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Am J Addict 10:269-78. 2001..The results suggest that SD+/ASP+ children are at significant risk for internalizing and externalizing psychopathology...
- Comorbid disruptive behavior disorder symptoms and their relationship to adolescent alcohol use disordersH B Moss
Pittsburgh Adolescent Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 64:75-83. 2001..We concluded that CD symptoms have the strongest concurrent association with AUD symptoms in adolescents. However, there is preliminary evidence of sex heterogeneity...
- The impact of self-control indices on peer smoking and adolescent smoking progressionJanet Audrain-McGovern
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 31:139-51. 2006..To determine the direct impact of self-control variables on baseline smoking and smoking progression and determine whether self-control had indirect effects on smoking practices through effects on peer smoking...
- Prospective study of the association between abandoned dwellings and testosterone level on the development of behaviors leading to cannabis use disorder in boysRalph E Tarter
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Biol Psychiatry 65:116-21. 2009..It was theorized that adverse neighborhood correlates with testosterone level that in turn potentiates behaviors predisposing to cannabis consumption and subsequently diagnosis of cannabis use disorder...
- Smoking progression and physical activityJanet Audrain-McGovern
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1121-9. 2003..05). Higher levels of physical activity may reduce the risk of smoking during adolescence. Youth smoking prevention initiatives should incorporate strategies to promote physical activity to prevent smoking experimentation and escalation...
- Associations of beta-endorphin with HVA and MHPG in the plasma of prepubertal boys: effects of familial drug abuse and antisocial personality disorder liabilityH B Moss
Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
Psychiatry Res 62:203-11. 1996..The results suggest an opponent process in catecholaminergic regulation of beta-endorphin in humans, and are consistent with observations in the central nervous system of animal models...
- Antisociality, substance dependence, and the DRD5 gene: a preliminary studyM M Vanyukov
Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research CEDAR, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Am J Med Genet 96:654-8. 2000..The data suggest involvement of the DRD5 locus in the variation and sexual dimorphism of SD liability and antisociality and in the developmental continuity of antisociality...
- Screening and brief intervention for underage drinkersDuncan B Clark
Division of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 85:380-91. 2010..Nevertheless, advances in clinical methods and progress on reimbursement policies have made screening and brief intervention for underage drinking more feasible in general health care practice...
- Early developmental processes and the continuity of risk for underage drinking and problem drinkingRobert A Zucker
Department of Psychiatry, and Addiction Research Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5740, USA
Pediatrics 121:S252-72. 2008..Implications of this evidence for policy, intervention, and future research are discussed...
- Developmental heterogeneity in adolescent depressive symptoms: associations with smoking behaviorDaniel Rodriguez
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Psychosom Med 67:200-10. 2005..We sought to understand this relationship better in a prospective study by investigating whether there are subpopulations of adolescents with different relationships between smoking and depressive symptoms...
- Diplotypes of the human serotonin 1B receptor promoter predict growth hormone responses to sumatriptan in abstinent alcohol-dependent menHoward B Moss
Center for the Studies of Addiction, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Biol Psychiatry 61:974-8. 2007..This investigation explored the functional responsivity of HTR1B in abstinent AD men using a sumatriptan challenge, while measuring genetic heterogeneity in the HTR1B promoter...
- Serotonin, impulsivity, and alcohol use disorders in the older adolescent: a psychobiological studyP H Soloff
Pittsburgh Adolescent Alcohol Research Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:1609-19. 2000....
- Event-related potential negative shift in sons of polysubstance- and alcohol-use disorder fathersJ Brigham
Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Psychiatry Res 73:133-46. 1997..These findings offer a possible alternative explanation for previously observed amplitude anomalies noted in children at risk for substance-use disorders and suggest new avenues of inquiry...
- Drug use problem awareness and treatment readiness in dual-diagnosis patientsI M Salloum
Center for Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213 2593, USA
Am J Addict 7:35-42. 1998..Female gender, voluntary admission status, and a comorbid diagnosis of MDD were associated with increased awareness and readiness for treatment...
- Phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance brain spectroscopy of children at risk for a substance use disorder: preliminary resultsH B Moss
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
Psychiatry Res 76:101-12. 1997..This suggested a relationship between general learning ability and motivation for academic achievement and right parietal physiology in the highest-risk sample. Variations in synaptic pruning could account for this observation...
- Mating assortment and the liability to substance abuseM M Vanyukov
Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research CEDAR, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 42:1-10. 1996..This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on mechanisms related to mate resemblance for the liability to substance abuse, sources and consequences of such resemblance, and suggests directions for further research...
- Reactive aggression in boys with disruptive behavior disorders: behavior, physiology, and affectDaniel A Waschbusch
Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4J1
J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:641-56. 2002..In addition, boys with comorbid ADHD/ODD/CD held a grudge longer than other children. Results suggest that boys with comorbid ADHD/ODD/CD are especially reactive to provocation from their peers...
- Does adverse family environment or sex matter in the salivary cortisol responses to anticipatory stress?Thomas L Hardie
University of Delaware, Department of Nursing, Room 361, McDowell Hall, Newark 19716, USA
Psychiatry Res 112:121-31. 2002..These results suggest that there may be a sex difference in salivary cortisol dynamics in preadolescent children; however, the functional status of the current family environment does not appear to be related to cortisol reactivity...
- Subtypes of alcohol dependence in a nationally representative sampleHoward B Moss
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 91:149-58. 2007..The authors sought to empirically derive alcohol dependence (AD) subtypes based on clinical characteristics using data from a nationally representative epidemiological survey...
- DSM-IV criteria endorsement patterns in alcohol dependence: relationship to severityHoward B Moss
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9304, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:306-13. 2008..We have computed the predictive value for each individual DSM-IV AD criterion, and examined subtypes of AD criteria endorsement patterns and their associated severity indicators for community-dwelling AD individuals...
- Special section: alcohol and adolescent brain developmentHoward B Moss
NIAAA/OD, 5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9304, Bethesda, MD 20892-9304, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:427-9. 2008
- Genetic correlations between smoking initiation and smoking behaviors in a twin sampleThomas L Hardie
University of Delaware, Department of Nursing, Rm 361 McDowell Hall, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Addict Behav 31:2030-7. 2006..The interventional implications of the findings support the importance of a tailored approach to preventing smoking behavior and reducing harm in smokers...
- 5HT1B Receptor in Antisocial AlcoholicsHOWARD MOSS; Fiscal Year: 2003..g. "Triptans" such as sumatriptan) could have utility as potential therapeutics for antisocial disorders associated with substance abuse. ..