S L Simon

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in individuals currently using methamphetamine
    S L Simon
    VA Medications Development Research Unit, Long Beach, Calif, USA
    Am J Addict 9:222-31. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance of current methamphetamine and cocaine abusers
    Sara L Simon
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs ISAP, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:61-74. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of patterns of methamphetamine and cocaine use
    Sara L Simon
    Los Angeles Addiction Research Consortium, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:35-44. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of relapse on cognition in abstinent methamphetamine abusers
    Sara L Simon
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:59-66. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of injecting and noninjecting methamphetamine users
    C P Domier
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 32:229-32. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in neurophysiological function and evidence of quantitative electroencephalogram discordance: predicting cocaine-dependent treatment attrition
    Sandy Venneman
    Medication Development Unit, Research Service, and Psychiatry Service, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, California, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 18:208-16. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Cerebral metabolic dysfunction and impaired vigilance in recently abstinent methamphetamine abusers
    Edythe D London
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:770-8. 2005
  8. pmc Working memory in cigarette smokers: comparison to non-smokers and effects of abstinence
    Adrianna Mendrek
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Addict Behav 31:833-44. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences in regional brain metabolism associated with marijuana abuse in methamphetamine abusers
    Bradley Voytek
    Department of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Synapse 57:113-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Structural abnormalities in the brains of human subjects who use methamphetamine
    Paul M Thompson
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Brain Mapping Division, Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6028-36. 2004

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in individuals currently using methamphetamine
    S L Simon
    VA Medications Development Research Unit, Long Beach, Calif, USA
    Am J Addict 9:222-31. 2000
    ..The methamphetamine users were significantly more impaired on recall tasks, digit symbol, Stroop color words, and Trail Making B, but scores fell within the normal ranges on the other measures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance of current methamphetamine and cocaine abusers
    Sara L Simon
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs ISAP, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:61-74. 2002
    ..When compared to their matched non-using control groups, both MA and COC abusers were impaired on cognitive measures, but the type and degree of impairments were somewhat different...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of patterns of methamphetamine and cocaine use
    Sara L Simon
    Los Angeles Addiction Research Consortium, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:35-44. 2002
    ..The cocaine pattern of fewer days of use, evening use, and more frequent doses per day fits a picture of recreational use, whereas the all-day-most-days methamphetamine pattern does not...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of relapse on cognition in abstinent methamphetamine abusers
    Sara L Simon
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:59-66. 2004
    ..Relapse to methamphetamine use may affect episodic memory differently than it affects the other cognitive functions measured...
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of injecting and noninjecting methamphetamine users
    C P Domier
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 32:229-32. 2000
    ..Differences were found in specific use patterns and in medical, criminal, and psychological histories between the two groups...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in neurophysiological function and evidence of quantitative electroencephalogram discordance: predicting cocaine-dependent treatment attrition
    Sandy Venneman
    Medication Development Unit, Research Service, and Psychiatry Service, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, California, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 18:208-16. 2006
    ..Failure to complete the trial was not explained by depression, craving, benzoylecgonine levels or quantitative electroencephalogram (QEEG) power; thus cordance may help identify attrition risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cerebral metabolic dysfunction and impaired vigilance in recently abstinent methamphetamine abusers
    Edythe D London
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:770-8. 2005
    ..The links between cognitive impairment and these cerebral abnormalities are not established...
  8. pmc Working memory in cigarette smokers: comparison to non-smokers and effects of abstinence
    Adrianna Mendrek
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Addict Behav 31:833-44. 2006
    ..These findings provide further evidence for a deficit in working memory associated with acute abstinence from smoking, which may contribute to the difficulty of smoking cessation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences in regional brain metabolism associated with marijuana abuse in methamphetamine abusers
    Bradley Voytek
    Department of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Synapse 57:113-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Structural abnormalities in the brains of human subjects who use methamphetamine
    Paul M Thompson
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Brain Mapping Division, Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6028-36. 2004
    ..These brain substrates may help account for the symptoms of MA abuse, providing therapeutic targets for drug-induced brain injury...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mood disturbances and regional cerebral metabolic abnormalities in recently abstinent methamphetamine abusers
    Edythe D London
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, PO Box 175919, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:73-84. 2004
    ..Mood disturbances in methamphetamine (MA) abusers likely influence drug use, but the neurobiological bases for these problems are poorly understood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits among methamphetamine users with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptomatology
    Tiffanie Sim
    Los Angeles Addiction Research Consortium, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:75-89. 2002
    ..The preliminary data suggests that executive function deficits and some of the symptoms associated with long-term MA use may be due to the fact that a large proportion of MA addicts had ADHD symptomatology as children...
  13. ncbi request reprint If a US drug abuse epidemic fails to include a major east coast city, can it be called an epidemic?
    Richard A Rawson
    J Addict Dis 21:1-4. 2002
  14. pmc Brain activity in cigarette smokers performing a working memory task: effect of smoking abstinence
    Jiansong Xu
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:143-50. 2005
    ..Our aim, therefore, was to identify abnormalities in the circuitry that mediates working memory in nicotine-dependent subjects after they initiate abstinence from smoking...
  15. pmc Effects of cigarette smoking and abstinence on Stroop task performance
    Catherine P Domier
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 195:1-9. 2007
    ..Selective attention may be important in this regard, but earlier literature presents inconsistent findings on how smoking abstinence and resumption of smoking influence this cognitive function...
  16. pmc Severity of nicotine dependence moderates performance on perceptual-motor tests of attention
    Allen Azizian
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Laboratory of Molecular Neuroimaging, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:599-606. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that severity of nicotine dependence and slowness in perceptual-motor tasks of attention share an underlying basis...