N M Petry

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gambling level and psychiatric and medical disorders in older adults: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:301-13. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Pre/early adolescent onset of gambling and psychosocial problems in treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    Alesia N Burge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Gambl Stud 22:263-74. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Gambling participation and problems among employees at a university health center
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Gambl Stud 20:155-70. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Prize-based contingency management does not increase gambling
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:269-73. 2006
  5. pmc Prize reinforcement contingency management for treating cocaine users: how low can we go, and with whom?
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Addiction 99:349-60. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond a dichotomous classification for gambling disorders
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 98:1673-4; discussion 1678-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Discounting of money, health, and freedom in substance abusers and controls
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:133-41. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Gambling participation and problems among South East Asian refugees to the United States
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030 3944, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1142-8. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Participation in religious activities during contingency management interventions is associated with substance use treatment outcomes
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, MC 3944, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Addict 17:408-13. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of Gamblers Anonymous attendance in pathological gamblers seeking professional treatment
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1049-62. 2003

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Publications122 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Gambling level and psychiatric and medical disorders in older adults: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:301-13. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between gambling level and psychiatric and medical disorders in a nationally representative sample of older adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pre/early adolescent onset of gambling and psychosocial problems in treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    Alesia N Burge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Gambl Stud 22:263-74. 2006
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that pre/early adolescent-onset of gambling may be a risk factor for later-life psychiatric, family/social, and substance abuse problems in treatment-seeking pathological gamblers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gambling participation and problems among employees at a university health center
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Gambl Stud 20:155-70. 2004
    ..These data suggest the need to screen for gambling problems in health care professionals and to provide gambling-specific treatments...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prize-based contingency management does not increase gambling
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:269-73. 2006
    ..No differences in gambling over time were noted between those assigned to the prize CM versus standard care conditions, indicating that this prize CM procedure does not adversely impact gambling behavior among stimulant abusers...
  5. pmc Prize reinforcement contingency management for treating cocaine users: how low can we go, and with whom?
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Addiction 99:349-60. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of a low-cost, prize reinforcement contingency management (CM) intervention for reducing cocaine use...
  6. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond a dichotomous classification for gambling disorders
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 98:1673-4; discussion 1678-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Discounting of money, health, and freedom in substance abusers and controls
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:133-41. 2003
    ..The rapid discounting of freedom and health may provide a theoretical framework for understanding illegal and risky health behaviors in drug abusers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gambling participation and problems among South East Asian refugees to the United States
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030 3944, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1142-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess rates of gambling participation and gambling problems among South East Asian refugees...
  9. doi request reprint Participation in religious activities during contingency management interventions is associated with substance use treatment outcomes
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, MC 3944, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Addict 17:408-13. 2008
    ..Thus, encouraging religious involvement during CM treatment may improve during treatment outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of Gamblers Anonymous attendance in pathological gamblers seeking professional treatment
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1049-62. 2003
    ..These data suggest that individuals entering professional treatment for gambling with a history of GA attendance differ from those who do not, and these differences may impact treatment recommendations and outcomes...
  11. pmc Serious adverse events in randomized psychosocial treatment studies: safety or arbitrary edicts?
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:1076-82. 2008
    ..These data underscore the need to reconsider the rationale behind, and appropriate methods for, monitoring safety during psychosocial therapy trials...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of treatment-seeking pathological gamblers based on preferred gambling activity
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 98:645-55. 2003
    ..DESIGN, SETTING AND MEASUREMENTS: Pathological gamblers completed the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) and gambling questionnaires when initiating out-patient treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of African American and non-Hispanic Caucasian cocaine-abusing outpatients
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:43-9. 2003
    ..Caucasians may be in greater need of treatment that focuses on concurrent cocaine and alcohol problems, as well as family and psychiatric difficulties...
  14. ncbi request reprint How treatments for pathological gambling can be informed by treatments for substance use disorders
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:184-92. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in the dissemination of contingency management techniques: clinical and research perspectives
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:81-6. 2002
    ..Suggestions are made for areas in which more research is needed, from both a counselor's and researcher's perspective...
  16. ncbi request reprint Discounting of delayed rewards in substance abusers: relationship to antisocial personality disorder
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 162:425-32. 2002
    ..Delay discounting is associated with impulsivity and drug abuse, and this study evaluated the relationship between discounting of delayed rewards and antisocial personality disorder (ASP)...
  17. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity are associated with psychiatric disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:288-97. 2008
    ..This study evaluated associations between body mass index (BMI) and psychiatric disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gamblers anonymous and cognitive-behavioral therapies for pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Gambl Stud 21:27-33. 2005
    ..This paper describes some outcome data associated with the two approaches. It also reviews evidence suggesting that a combined intervention may enhance therapy engagement and reduce relapse rates...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy for pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Storrs, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:555-67. 2006
    ..Attendance at GA and number of CB therapy sessions or workbook exercises completed were associated with gambling abstinence. These data suggest the efficacy of this CB therapy approach...
  20. ncbi request reprint Contingency management treatments: Reinforcing abstinence versus adherence with goal-related activities
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Storrs, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:592-601. 2006
    ..Abstinence at 6- and 9-month follow-ups did not differ by group, but longest duration of abstinence achieved during treatment was associated with abstinence posttreatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Internet gambling: an emerging concern in family practice medicine?
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Fam Pract 23:421-6. 2006
    ..Recent availability and easy accessibility of Internet gambling may be associated with pathological gambling status, and Internet gambling may confer health risks...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gambling and substance use disorders: current status and future directions
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Am J Addict 16:1-9. 2007
    ..Finally, areas for future research are suggested to advance our understanding of pathological gambling and its relationship to substance use disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vouchers versus prizes: contingency management treatment of substance abusers in community settings
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1005-14. 2005
    ..Thus, prize and voucher CM systems are equally efficacious in promoting long durations of abstinence, which in turn are associated with benefits posttreatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Contingency management improves abstinence and quality of life in cocaine abusers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:307-15. 2007
    ..During-treatment abstinence mediated the relationship between treatment condition and QOLI scores over time...
  25. ncbi request reprint Concurrent and predictive validity of the Addiction Severity Index in pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Addict 16:272-82. 2007
    ..Thus, the ASI may be a useful tool for assessing gambling and psychosocial problems in the growing population of treatment-seeking gamblers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Internet gambling is common in college students and associated with poor mental health
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Am J Addict 16:325-30. 2007
    ..Internet gambling frequency was significantly associated with poor mental health, after controlling for demographics and pathological gambling. These data call for prevention and treatment efforts of Internet gambling in students...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of prize-based incentives on outcomes in stimulant abusers in outpatient psychosocial treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1148-56. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Childhood maltreatment in male and female treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:226-9. 2005
    ..These results warrant further investigation of the role of childhood maltreatment in the etiology of pathological gambling and its treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of contingent prizes versus vouchers in cocaine-using methadone patients
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:983-91. 2007
    ..Thus, reinforcement with prizes was similar to voucher CM in promoting LDA, which is associated with posttreatment benefits...
  30. pmc A randomized trial of brief interventions for problem and pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:318-28. 2008
    ..These results suggest the efficacy of a very brief intervention for reduction of gambling among problem and pathological gamblers who are not actively seeking gambling treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prize reinforcement contingency management for cocaine dependence: integration with group therapy in a methadone clinic
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:354-9. 2005
    ..On average, patients in the CM condition earned $117 in prizes. Data from this study suggest that some aspects of reinforcement can be implemented in group therapy in community-based clinics...
  32. ncbi request reprint Stages of change in treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:312-22. 2005
    ..This study provides initial support for reliability and validity of the URICA in treatment-seeking gamblers, and it suggests that stage of change may have an impact on outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking is associated with increased severity of gambling problems in treatment-seeking gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 97:745-53. 2002
    ..This study compared gambling and psychosocial problems in treatment-seeking gamblers who smoke versus those who do not...
  34. ncbi request reprint Low-cost contingency management for treating cocaine- and opioid-abusing methadone patients
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:398-405. 2002
    ..On average, patients in the CM condition earned $137 of prizes. These data suggest that this prize reinforcement procedure may be suitable for community-based settings...
  35. ncbi request reprint Elevated liver enzyme levels in opioid-dependent patients with hepatitis treated with buprenorphine
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 1517, USA
    Am J Addict 9:265-9. 2000
    ..05; odds ratio = 1.23 per 1 mg increase in dose). These results suggest that liver enzyme levels should be monitored carefully when patients with hepatitis are treated with buprenorphine...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gambling problems in substance abusers are associated with increased sexual risk behaviors
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 1517, USA
    Addiction 95:1089-100. 2000
    ..This study evaluated the association between gambling problems and HIV risk behaviors in substance abusers...
  37. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four buprenorphine dosing regimens using open-dosing procedures: is twice-weekly dosing possible?
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
    Addiction 95:1069-77. 2000
    ..To compare opioid withdrawal symptoms during 24-, 48-, 72- and 96-hour buprenorphine dosing regimens and to evaluate subjects' preferences for these different dosing schedules...
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms in problem gambling and non-problem gambling substance abusers
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 1517, USA
    Am J Addict 9:163-71. 2000
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the need to identify and treat gambling problems among substance abusers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Give them prizes, and they will come: contingency management for treatment of alcohol dependence
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:250-7. 2000
    ..05). These results support the efficacy of this CM procedure. Participants earned an average of $200 in prizes. This CM procedure may be suitable for use in standard treatment settings because prizes can be solicited from the community...
  40. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in hostility of opioid-dependent outpatients: role in early treatment termination
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Treatment Center, University of Vermont, Burlington 05401, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 58:27-33. 2000
    ..Results from this study show that female heroin addicts have high levels of hostility and suggest that hostility may be an important predictor of premature discharge from opioid substitution programs, especially among women...
  41. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive guide to the application of contingency management procedures in clinical settings
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 58:9-25. 2000
    ..The recommendations are based on empirically validated manipulations. Areas in which more research is needed are suggested as well...
  42. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use in HIV patients: what we don't know may hurt us
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 10:561-70. 1999
    ..Additionally, alcohol use is associated with risky sexual behaviours and intravenous drug use, the 2 major modes of HIV transmission. Recommendations for screening and treating alcohol problems in HIV patients are provided...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, assessment, and treatment of pathological gambling: a review
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:1021-7. 1999
    ..To improve recognition and treatment of pathological gambling, the authors reviewed the literature on its prevalence, assessment, and treatment...
  44. ncbi request reprint Buprenorphine dose self-selection: effects of an alternative reinforcer, behavioral economic analysis of demand, and examination of subjective drug effects
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 7:38-48. 1999
    ..Thus, BUP dose selection varies with the magnitude of alternative reinforcers, and subjective drug effects depend on whether doses are self- or experimenter-selected...
  45. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance and psychiatric severity as predictors of completion of treatment for opioid dependence
    N M Petry
    Substance Abuse Treatment Center and Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:219-27. 1999
    ..The role of patient characteristics and the strength of the therapeutic alliance in predicting completion of treatment by opioid-dependent patients was examined...
  46. ncbi request reprint Ethanol's effects on operant responding: differentiating reinforcement efficacy and motor performance
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Physiol Behav 64:117-22. 1998
    ..These results suggest that, within this paradigm, ethanol affects motivation to respond rather than ability to respond...
  47. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine-GABA modulation of concurrent ethanol and sucrose reinforcement in the rat
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 5:183-94. 1997
    ..Picrotoxin and muscimol selectively reduced responding for the ethanol solution. These results are discussed in terms of the relationship between the BZ-GABA receptor complex and ethanol consumption...
  48. ncbi request reprint A behavioral economic analysis of polydrug abuse in alcoholics: asymmetrical substitution of alcohol and cocaine
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 1517, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 62:31-9. 2001
    ..These results suggest that, among alcohol abusers, cocaine is a complement to alcohol, but alcohol is a substitute for cocaine...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reinforcing compliance with non-drug-related activities
    N M Petry
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:33-44. 2001
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Effects of gender and family history of alcohol dependence on a behavioral task of impulsivity in healthy subjects
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:83-90. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint A comparison of young, middle-aged, and older adult treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    Gerontologist 42:92-9. 2002
    ..Pathological gambling is an increasing public health concern, but very little is known about this disorder in older adults. This study evaluated gambling and psychosocial problems across age groups in treatment-seeking gamblers...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reliability of drug users' self-reported HIV risk behaviors using a brief, 11-item scale
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:1731-47. 2001
    ..These data suggest that the HRBS has satisfactory psychometric properties for measuring lifetime as well as recent HIV risk behaviors in substance misusers. Due to its brevity, this instrument may be a useful clinical and research tool...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparison of problem-gambling and non-problem-gambling youths seeking treatment for marijuana abuse
    N M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1324-31. 2001
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and correlates of problem gambling (PG) in marijuana-abusing adolescents...
  54. ncbi request reprint Contingency management in group treatment: a demonstration project in an HIV drop-in center
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 21:89-96. 2001
    ..The percentage of activities completed also rose from 25% during baseline to 65% during reinforcement phases. These data suggest the feasibility of a group-based contingency management intervention...
  55. ncbi request reprint The effects of housing costs on polydrug abuse patterns: a comparison of heroin, cocaine, and alcohol abusers
    N M Petry
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 9:47-58. 2001
    ..This study shows that changes in housing prices may affect choices for drug and nondrug reinforcers...
  56. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the transfer of contingency management techniques: comment on Silverman et al. (2001)
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 9:24-6; discussion 35-9. 2001
    ..The need to evaluate long-term cost-effectiveness of these procedures is described, and the difficulties in transferring contingency management techniques to real-world settings is discussed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pathological gamblers, with and without substance use disorders, discount delayed rewards at high rates
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:482-7. 2001
    ..These data provide further evidence that rapid discounting of delayed rewards may be a feature central to impulse control and addictive disorders, including pathological gambling...
  58. ncbi request reprint Delay discounting of money and alcohol in actively using alcoholics, currently abstinent alcoholics, and controls
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 1517, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 154:243-50. 2001
    ..Impulsivity is implicated in alcohol dependence, and discounting of delayed rewards may be an objective indicator of impulsiveness...
  59. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse, pathological gambling, and impulsiveness
    N M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, 06030 1517, Farmington, CT, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 63:29-38. 2001
    ..These results provide further evidence of an association among substance abuse, pathological gambling, and impulsivity...
  60. ncbi request reprint Examining the limits of the buprenorphine interdosing interval: daily, every-third-day and every-fifth-day dosing regimens
    N M Petry
    Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont, USA
    Addiction 96:823-34. 2001
    ..These studies compared opioid withdrawal symptoms during 24-, 72-, and 120-hour buprenorphine dosing regimens and evaluated participants' preferences for these different dosing regimens...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of DSM-IV pathological gambling and other psychiatric disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:564-74. 2005
    ..To present nationally representative data on lifetime prevalence and comorbidity of pathological gambling with other psychiatric disorders and to evaluate sex differences in the strength of the comorbid associations...
  62. pmc Prevalence and correlates of fire-setting in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1218-25. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence, sociodemographic correlates, comorbidity, and rates of mental health service utilization of fire-setters in the general population...
  63. pmc Behavioral assessment of impulsivity in pathological gamblers with and without substance use disorder histories versus healthy controls
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:89-96. 2009
    ..More research should focus on specific ways in which PGs exhibit impulsivity to better address impulsive behaviors in treatment...
  64. pmc Cocaine abusers with and without alcohol dependence respond equally well to contingency management treatments
    Carla J Rash
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06033, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:275-81. 2008
    ..Further, alcohol dependent participants are able to offset greater baseline severity in psychosocial functioning and maintain these improvements with CM...
  65. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and health correlates of gambling problems in substance abuse counselors
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Addict 15:144-9. 2006
    ..Poorer physical health was associated with pathological gambling, but mental health was not. These results suggest that substance abuse counselors may benefit from education, prevention, and intervention efforts for disordered gambling...
  66. ncbi request reprint Heroin addicts have higher discount rates for delayed rewards than non-drug-using controls
    K N Kirby
    Department of Psychology, Bronfman Science Center, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 128:78-87. 1999
    ..05). The results lend external validity to the delay-discounting rate as a measure of impulsiveness, a characteristic associated with substance abuse...
  67. ncbi request reprint Impulsive and self-control choices in opioid-dependent patients and non-drug-using control participants: drug and monetary rewards
    G J Madden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont 05401 1410, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 5:256-62. 1997
    ..Opioid-dependent participants discounted delayed monetary rewards significantly more than did non-drug-using participants. Furthermore opioid-dependent participants discounted delayed heroin significantly more than delayed money...
  68. ncbi request reprint DSM-IV personality disorders and coronary heart disease in older adults: results from The National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol And Related Conditions
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P295-9. 2007
    ..63), and obsessive-compulsive (OR = 1.37) personality disorders increased the odds of having CHD. Personality disorders may increase the risk of CHD in older adults. Putative mechanisms and directions for future research are proposed...
  69. pmc Regardless of psychiatric severity the addition of contingency management to standard treatment improves retention and drug use outcomes
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:288-96. 2007
    ..Overall, these findings suggest contingency management is an efficacious and appropriate intervention for substance use disordered individuals across a range of psychiatric problems...
  70. pmc Contingency management for attendance to group substance abuse treatment administered by clinicians in community clinics
    David M Ledgerwood
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:517-26. 2008
    ..This study is one of the first to investigate CM in community settings implemented entirely by community clinicians, and results suggest that CM is effective in improving therapy attendance...
  71. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the inventory of gambling situations with a focus on gender and age differences
    Lindsay M Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:321-8. 2008
    ..The IGS may assist in better understanding situations in which pathological gamblers wager, and individual differences with respect to these situations...
  72. ncbi request reprint Heroin and cocaine abusers have higher discount rates for delayed rewards than alcoholics or non-drug-using controls
    Kris N Kirby
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA
    Addiction 99:461-71. 2004
    ..The delay-discount rate refers to the rate of reduction in the present value of a future reward as the delay to that reward increases...
  73. ncbi request reprint Validity of a gambling scale for the addiction severity index
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:399-407. 2003
    ..Together, these data suggest that the ASI-G subscale may be a useful tool for assessing severity of gambling problems in a variety of populations...
  74. ncbi request reprint Gambling and suicidality in treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:711-4. 2004
    ..The implications of these findings for the identification and treatment of gamblers at risk for suicide are discussed...
  75. ncbi request reprint Limits to buprenorphine dosing: a comparison between quintuple and sextuple the maintenance dose every 5 days
    A Gross
    Substance Abuse Treatment Center, University of Vermont, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:111-6. 2001
    ..Thus, these data suggest that sextuple buprenorphine dosing, administered every 5 days, does not abate opioid-withdrawal beyond 96 hours...
  76. ncbi request reprint Antisocial personality in treatment-seeking cocaine abusers: Psychosocial functioning and HIV risk
    George T Ladd
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, 06030 3944, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:323-30. 2003
    ..This study suggests the importance of screening for ASP when patients initiate treatment. Specific and more intensive treatment may be necessary to improve outcomes in this patient population...
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint Health and psychosocial correlates of disordered gambling in older adults
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:510-9. 2005
    ..However, little research has evaluated whether older adults with a gambling disorder experience increased health, psychiatric, substance use, and social problems as compared with older adults without a gambling disorder...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relationship between custodial status and psychosocial problems among cocaine-abusing parents initiating substance abuse treatment
    Marilyn W Lewis
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Addict 14:403-15. 2005
    ..Suggestions are made for differential treatment plans based on these findings...
  80. ncbi request reprint Age of gambling initiation and severity of gambling and health problems among older adult problem gamblers
    Alesia N Burge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1437-9. 2004
    ..These data suggest that gambling that begins in adolescence may be associated with an elevated severity of problems throughout the life span among older adult problem gamblers...
  81. doi request reprint Contingency management reduces drug-related human immunodeficiency virus risk behaviors in cocaine-abusing methadone patients
    Tressa Hanson
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 103:1187-97. 2008
    ..This study examined whether CM also reduces human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk behaviors and if these effects are mediated by longest duration of abstinence achieved during treatment...
  82. ncbi request reprint Low-cost contingency management in community clinics: delivering incentives partially in group therapy
    Sheila M Alessi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:293-300. 2007
    ..This study suggests that it is feasible to deliver incentives for attendance in group therapy, but that further research is needed to understand the modest effects on attendance. Strengths and limitations of this study are discussed...
  83. ncbi request reprint Severity of gambling problems and psychosocial functioning in older adults
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 19:106-13. 2006
    ....
  84. pmc The cost-effectiveness of prize-based and voucher-based contingency management in a population of cocaine- or opioid-dependent outpatients
    Todd A Olmstead
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 102:108-15. 2009
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of using prize-based and voucher-based contingency management (CM) as additions to standard treatment for cocaine- or heroin-dependent outpatients in community treatment centers...
  85. ncbi request reprint Do coping skills mediate the relationship between cognitive-behavioral therapy and reductions in gambling in pathological gamblers?
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 102:1280-91. 2007
    ..This study examined whether coping skills acquisition mediated the effects of CBT on decreasing gambling in pathological gamblers...
  86. pmc Exercise-related activities are associated with positive outcome in contingency management treatment for substance use disorders
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1072-5. 2008
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that exercise may be of benefit to individuals undergoing substance use disorders treatment. Methods for implementing an exercise intervention within substance use disorders treatment are discussed...
  87. pmc Contingency management promotes smoking reductions in residential substance abuse patients
    Sheila M Alessi
    University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:617-22. 2008
    ..Percentage of negative CO tests and the highest number of consecutive negative CO tests were greater in contingency management compared to standard care...
  88. ncbi request reprint Psychological experience of gambling and subtypes of pathological gamblers
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, United States
    Psychiatry Res 144:17-27. 2006
    ..Male gender and impulsivity were associated with the Egotism factor. These data offer preliminary evidence of the validity and reliability of the GEM in distinguishing subgroups of gamblers...
  89. pmc Group-based randomized trial of contingencies for health and abstinence in HIV patients
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center MC 3944, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:89-97. 2010
    ..This study evaluated effects of a group-based CM intervention that focused on reinforcing health behaviors...
  90. pmc Increased drinking in a trial of treatments for marijuana dependence: substance substitution?
    Ronald M Kadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:168-71. 2009
    ..Thereafter, drinking levels remained fairly stable throughout the follow-up year. The results are most likely reflective of a regression to the mean effect, and indicate that use of alcohol and marijuana are independent of one another...
  91. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorders are associated with hospital care utilization in persons with hypertension: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Julie A Wagner
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:878-88. 2008
    ..However, the contribution of specific psychiatric disorders to healthcare utilization in persons with hypertension is unknown...
  92. pmc Fishbowls and candy bars: using low-cost incentives to increase treatment retention
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Sci Pract Perspect 2:55-61. 2003
  93. pmc Ethnic differences in HIV risk behaviors among methadone-maintained women receiving contingency management for cocaine use disorders
    Danielle Barry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:144-53. 2008
    ....
  94. pmc Prize-based contingency management is efficacious in cocaine-abusing patients with and without recent gambling participation
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center MC 3944, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:282-8. 2010
    ..These data suggest that prize CM is equally efficacious for substance-abusing patients who do and do not gamble, and they extend prior studies indicating that prize CM does not increase gambling...
  95. pmc Contingency management for cocaine use in methadone maintenance patients: when does abstinence happen?
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Calhoun Cardiology Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:282-91. 2010
    ..Practical implications of these results for designing and implementing CM interventions in methadone maintenance clinics are discussed...
  96. pmc Psychometric properties of the contingency management competence scale
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, MC 3944, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:167-74. 2010
    ..These data suggest that the CMCS is reliable and valid in assessing delivery of CM and that competence in CM delivery is associated with improved patient outcomes...
  97. pmc Associations between body mass index and substance use disorders differ by gender: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Danielle Barry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Addict Behav 34:51-60. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to identify reasons for observed gender differences in relationships between BMI and substance use disorders...
  98. pmc Obesity and its relationship to addictions: is overeating a form of addictive behavior?
    Danielle Barry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Addict 18:439-51. 2009
    ..Although there are important differences between overeating and other addictive behaviors, an addiction model of overeating may effectively inform prevention and treatment of obesity...
  99. pmc Brief motivational interventions for college student problem gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Calhoun Cardiology Center, MC 3944, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 104:1569-78. 2009
    ..College students experience high rates of problem and pathological gambling, yet little research has investigated methods for reducing gambling in this population. This study sought to examine the efficacy of brief intervention strategies...
  100. pmc Comparable efficacy of contingency management for cocaine dependence among African American, Hispanic, and White methadone maintenance clients
    Danielle Barry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:168-74. 2009
    ..CM appears to be an efficacious treatment for cocaine dependence among methadone maintenance clients, regardless of ethnicity. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  101. ncbi request reprint Should the scope of addictive behaviors be broadened to include pathological gambling?
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Addiction 101:152-60. 2006
    ..This paper considers the prospect of reclassifying and broadening the substance use disorders to include non-pharmacological addictions such as pathological gambling...

Research Grants3

  1. TREATMENT FOR DUALLY DEPENDENT METHADONE PATIENTS
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. Brief Therapies for Problem Gambling Substance Abusers
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this study will provide important information regarding the efficacy of brief interventions for reducing gambling and related problems in substance abusers. ..