Nancy Petry

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Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc National gambling experiences in the United States: will history repeat itself?
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 63 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 108:1032-7. 2013
  2. pmc A randomized study of contingency management in cocaine-dependent patients with severe and persistent mental health disorders
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:234-7. 2013
  3. pmc An empirical evaluation of proposed changes for gambling diagnosis in the DSM-5
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 108:575-81. 2013
  4. pmc Financial reinforcers for improving medication adherence: findings from a meta-analysis
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Am J Med 125:888-96. 2012
  5. pmc A randomized trial adapting contingency management targets based on initial abstinence status of cocaine-dependent 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 80:276-85. 2012
  6. pmc A randomized trial of contingency management delivered by community therapists
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:286-98. 2012
  7. pmc Contingency management delivered by community therapists in outpatient settings
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:86-92. 2012
  8. pmc Discounting of probabilistic rewards is associated with gambling abstinence in treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:151-9. 2012
  9. pmc Contingency management is especially efficacious in engendering long durations of abstinence in patients with sexual abuse histories
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:293-300. 2011
  10. 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

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Publications99

  1. pmc National gambling experiences in the United States: will history repeat itself?
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 63 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 108:1032-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to offer an account of the history and current status of gambling research in the United States...
  2. pmc A randomized study of contingency management in cocaine-dependent patients with severe and persistent mental health disorders
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center Behavioral Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:234-7. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of CM for reducing cocaine use in psychiatric patients treated at a community mental health center...
  3. pmc An empirical evaluation of proposed changes for gambling diagnosis in the DSM-5
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 108:575-81. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the impact of these changes on prevalence rates and classification accuracy...
  4. pmc Financial reinforcers for improving medication adherence: findings from a meta-analysis
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Am J Med 125:888-96. 2012
    ..Increasingly, financial reinforcement interventions based on behavioral economic principles are being applied in health care settings, and this study examined the use of financial reinforcers for enhancing adherence to medications...
  5. pmc A randomized trial adapting contingency management targets based on initial abstinence status of cocaine-dependent 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 80:276-85. 2012
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of CM reinforcing attendance in patients who initiated treatment with cocaine-negative samples, and of higher magnitude abstinence-based CM in patients who began treatment positive...
  6. pmc A randomized trial of contingency management delivered by community therapists
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:286-98. 2012
    ..Contingency management (CM) is an evidence-based treatment, but few clinicians deliver this intervention in community-based settings...
  7. pmc Contingency management delivered by community therapists in outpatient settings
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:86-92. 2012
    ..Few community-based clinicians have been trained to deliver contingency management (CM) treatments, and little data exist regarding the efficacy of CM when administered by clinicians...
  8. pmc Discounting of probabilistic rewards is associated with gambling abstinence in treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:151-9. 2012
    ..No associations were noted between delay discounting and gambling treatment outcomes. These data suggest that probability discounting may be an important construct in understanding pathological gambling and its treatment...
  9. pmc Contingency management is especially efficacious in engendering long durations of abstinence in patients with sexual abuse histories
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:293-300. 2011
    ..Results suggest that SUD patients with sexual abuse histories may accrue particular benefits during CM treatment that are associated with long-term abstinence. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved)...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc A randomized trial of contingency management delivered in the context of group counseling
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:686-96. 2011
    ..This study evaluated whether adding CM to group-based outpatient treatment would increase attendance and drug abstinence relative to standard care...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Social support is associated with gambling treatment outcomes in pathological gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Addict 18:402-8. 2009
    ..These findings demonstrate that social support plays an important role in moderating outcomes, and enhancing social support may be an important aspect of effective gambling treatments...
  14. pmc Contingency management treatment in substance abusers with and without legal problems
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39:370-8. 2011
    ..Results suggest that substance abusers with legal problems have generally poor outcomes, but that CM is effective regardless of the patient's legal status...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc The Inventory of Gambling Situations in problem and pathological gamblers seeking alcohol and drug abuse treatment
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 18:530-8. 2010
    ..Results from this study indicate that the IGS has good psychometric properties and suggest areas in which intervention efforts may be tailored to prevent or treat gambling problems among individuals seeking substance abuse treatment...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Amount of earnings during prize contingency management treatment is associated with posttreatment abstinence outcomes
    Nancy M Petry
    Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 19:445-50. 2011
    ..These results suggest that magnitudes of earnings during prize CM may impact outcomes and call for further experimentation of parameters related to the efficacy of prize CM...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Targeted naltrexone for early problem drinkers
    Henry R Kranzler
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 23:294-304. 2003
    ..Efforts to replicate these findings are warranted, since they suggest that schedules of medication administration other than daily should be evaluated for treatment of problem drinking...
  41. ncbi request reprint Changing network support for drinking: initial findings from the network support project
    Mark D Litt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:542-55. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that drinkers' social networks can be changed by a treatment that is specifically designed to do so, and that these changes contribute to improved drinking outcomes...
  42. 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...
  43. pmc Gender differences in associations between body mass index and DSM-IV mood and anxiety disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Danielle Barry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:458-66. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine gender differences in associations between body mass index (BMI) and affective disorders...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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
  48. 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
    ....
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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)...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. pmc Abstinence rates following behavioral treatments for marijuana dependence
    Ronald M Kadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1220-36. 2007
    ..The roles of contingency management and coping skills training in the treatment of marijuana dependence are discussed...
  57. 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...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Severity of gambling is associated with physical and emotional health in urban primary care patients
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:94-100. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the prevalence of recreational and disordered gambling, and to identify its association with health functioning, in urban primary care patients...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Health correlates of pathological gambling in a methadone maintenance clinic
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:87-93. 2006
    ..These results extend previous research in other populations that has found that pathological gamblers report poorer mental and physical health than nonpathological gamblers...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Contingency management treatments that reinforce completion of goal-related activities: participation in family activities and its association with outcomes
    Marilyn W Lewis
    School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:267-71. 2005
    ..These data suggest that participants who elect to complete family related activities during CM treatments may evidence improved outcomes and reduced family conflict...
  67. 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...
  68. 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
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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)...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Does contingency management affect motivation to change substance use?
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:65-72. 2006
    ..Future studies should further examine motivation change in CM treatment using different assessment tools and conceptualizations of motivation, extending these effects to other treatment settings and populations...
  74. 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...
  75. 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
    ....
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. pmc Gender differences in associations between stressful life events and body mass index
    Danielle Barry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue MC 3944, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Prev Med 47:498-503. 2008
    ..To identify relationships between body mass index (BMI) and stressful life events and to determine whether relationships differ by gender...
  79. ncbi request reprint Screening for health behaviors in ambulatory clinical settings: does smoking status predict hazardous drinking?
    Henry R Kranzler
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030, USA
    Addict Behav 27:737-49. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that patients who report current smoking should routinely be asked about their current alcohol consumption. Interventions should then be tailored to address smoking and, if appropriate, hazardous drinking as well...
  80. ncbi request reprint Psychological trauma and PTSD symptoms as predictors of substance dependence treatment outcomes
    Julian D Ford
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine Psychiatry, MC1410 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2417-31. 2007
    ..Complex PTSD symptoms warrant further study as a potential negative prognostic factor in SUD interventions...
  81. ncbi request reprint Disordered gambling in adolescents : epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 5:583-95. 2003
    ..Clinicians are advised to be sensitive to behavioral risk factors and to screen for disordered gambling in high risk adolescents. A combination of CBT and MET, as well as medication for any comorbid psychiatric condition, is recommended...
  82. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial treatments in pharmacotherapy for alcoholism
    Mary E McCaul
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Addict 12:S41-52. 2003
    ..Directions for future research in this area are also suggested...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. pmc Contingency Management to reduce substance use in individuals who are homeless with co-occurring psychiatric disorders
    Kathlene Tracy
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:253-8. 2007
    ..This pilot trial suggests that application of low-cost CM procedures is feasible within this novel setting and may decrease substance use...
  87. 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...
  88. 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...
  89. ncbi request reprint What do we get for our money? Cost-effectiveness of adding contingency management
    Jody Sindelar
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale Medical School, CT 06520, USA
    Addiction 102:309-16. 2007
    ..To assess the relative cost-effectiveness of lower versus higher cost prize-based contingency management (CM) treatments for cocaine abuse...
  90. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for the treatment of methamphetamine use disorders
    John M Roll
    David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1993-9. 2006
    ..An experimentally rigorous investigation on the topic was provided by a large multisite trial conducted under the auspices of the Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute on Drug Abuse...
  91. ncbi request reprint What happens when contingency management treatment ends? A tale of two clients
    Nancy M Petry
    Am J Addict 17:241-4. 2008
  92. ncbi request reprint Abstinence-based incentives in methadone maintenance: interaction with intake stimulant test results
    Maxine L Stitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:344-50. 2007
    ..84; CI = 1.25-2.71). These findings suggest that abstinence incentives have significant clinical benefits independent of initial drug use severity among methadone maintenance patients with ongoing stimulant drug use...
  93. pmc Cost-effectiveness of prize-based incentives for stimulant abusers in outpatient psychosocial treatment programs
    Todd A Olmstead
    School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:175-82. 2007
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a prize-based intervention as an addition to usual care for stimulant abusers...
  94. doi request reprint Contingent reinforcement of personal goal activities for adolescents with substance use disorders during post-residential continuing care
    Susan H Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA
    Am J Addict 17:278-86. 2008
    ..The mean activities selected was 20, and the mean completed was 13. Overall, 1,114 or 64% of chosen activities were completed. The clinical feasibility of activity incentive programs for adolescents is discussed...
  95. ncbi request reprint Gambling problems and health functioning in individuals receiving disability
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 28:619-23. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the rates and correlates of disordered gambling, with a focus on gambling behavior among participants receiving disability...
  96. ncbi request reprint Effects of lower-cost incentives on stimulant abstinence in methadone maintenance treatment: a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network study
    Jessica M Peirce
    Mid Atlantic Node, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:201-8. 2006
    ....
  97. pmc Coping skills training and contingency management treatments for marijuana dependence: exploring mechanisms of behavior change
    Mark D Litt
    Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Addiction 103:638-48. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to explore mechanisms of behavior change from a marijuana treatment trial in which CBT and ContM were evaluated separately and in combination...
  98. ncbi request reprint Antisocial personality disorder is associated with increased severity of gambling, medical, drug and psychiatric problems among treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Addiction 100:1183-93. 2005
    ....
  99. 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...

Research Grants40

  1. Group-Based Contingency Management/Outpatient Treatment
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will evaluate the cost-effectiveness of group-based CM by assessing receipt of psychosocial and medical services and criminal justice system involvement throughout the treatment and follow-up periods. ..
  2. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments/Pathological Gambling
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Patient characteristics that may be associated with outcomes will be evaluated, and a cost-effectiveness evaluation of the interventions also will be conducted. ..
  3. Training Therapists to Administer Contingency Management
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Both short-term and long-term efficacy, as well as cost-effectiveness, will be evaluated when CM is administered by community-based therapists. ..
  4. Brief Therapies for Problem Gambling Substance Abusers
    Nancy M Petry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results from this study will provide important information regarding the efficacy of brief interventions for reducing gambling and related problems in substance abusers. ..
  5. Healthy Activities for Prize Incentives (HAPI)
    Nancy M Petry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effect sizes in at least the small to medium range are noted across all domains, we will consider the therapy appropriate for further evaluation in a Stage 2 therapy development study. ..
  6. Brief Therapies for Problem Gambling Substance Abusers
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results from this study will provide important information regarding the efficacy of brief interventions for reducing gambling and related problems in substance abusers. ..
  7. Vouchers vs. Prizes:Cocaine-Dependent Methadone Patients
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  8. COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL TREATMENTS--PATHOLOGICAL GAMBLING
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..reducing these costs? Are certain patient characteristics associated with better outcomes in some of the treatment conditions? Are the treatments effective in diverse populations that include women and minority gamblers? ..
  9. Lower-Cost Contingency Management in a Group Setting
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. VOUCHERS VS PRIZES--CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Together these studies will determine an efficacious and relatively simple CM treatment strategy, as well as test its effectiveness when delivered and managed by non-research staff. ..
  11. Reinforcing Exercise in Cocaine Abusers
    Nancy M Petry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Exercising should improve physical fitness, reduce drug use, decrease psychological symptoms, and improve indices of health in cocaine abusing patients. ..