R E Tarter

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality and substance use in women
    Ulrike Feske
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Addict 15:131-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Relation among HPA and HPG neuroendocrine systems, transmissible risk and neighborhood quality on development of substance use disorder: results of a 10-year prospective study
    Ralph E Tarter
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 3520 Forbes Avenue, Parkvale Annex, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:226-31. 2013
  3. pmc Does the "gateway" sequence increase prediction of cannabis use disorder development beyond deviant socialization? Implications for prevention practice and policy
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 123:S72-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavior disinhibition in childhood predicts suicide potential and substance use disorder by young adulthood
    R E Tarter
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:S45-52. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictor variables by developmental stages: a center for substance abuse prevention multisite study
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:S3-10. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Modeling the pathways linking childhood hyperactivity and substance use disorder in young adulthood
    Ralph E Tarter
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:266-71. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavior disinhibition in childhood predisposes boys to substance use disorder by young adulthood: direct and mediated etiologic pathways
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:121-32. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Etiology of adolescent substance abuse: a developmental perspective
    Ralph E Tarter
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Addict 11:171-91. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Social dominance mediates the association of testosterone and neurobehavioral disinhibition with risk for substance use disorder
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:462-8. 2007
  10. pmc Prospective study of the association between abandoned dwellings and testosterone level on the development of behaviors leading to cannabis use disorder in boys
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 65:116-21. 2009

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality and substance use in women
    Ulrike Feske
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Addict 15:131-7. 2006
    ..Antisocial personality disorder generally yielded larger odds ratios than BPD and emerged as a partial mediator of the relation between BPD and SUD. Histrionic PD was the only other PD that showed meaningful relations with SUD...
  2. doi request reprint Relation among HPA and HPG neuroendocrine systems, transmissible risk and neighborhood quality on development of substance use disorder: results of a 10-year prospective study
    Ralph E Tarter
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 3520 Forbes Avenue, Parkvale Annex, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:226-31. 2013
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  3. pmc Does the "gateway" sequence increase prediction of cannabis use disorder development beyond deviant socialization? Implications for prevention practice and policy
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 123:S72-8. 2012
    ..e., consuming legal drugs before cannabis, or the reverse) increases accuracy of prediction of cannabis use disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavior disinhibition in childhood predicts suicide potential and substance use disorder by young adulthood
    R E Tarter
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:S45-52. 2004
    ..These results are discussed within a neurobehavioral framework in which prefrontal cortex dysfunction is hypothesized to underlie the risk for these two outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictor variables by developmental stages: a center for substance abuse prevention multisite study
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:S3-10. 2002
    ..In this introduction, both the theoretical framework and rationale guiding this cooperative agreement and the key findings are described...
  6. ncbi request reprint Modeling the pathways linking childhood hyperactivity and substance use disorder in young adulthood
    Ralph E Tarter
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:266-71. 2007
    ..These results indicate that hyperactivity is a diathesis for both internalizing and externalizing disturbances that, in turn, portend differential expression of psychosocial maladjustment presaging SUD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavior disinhibition in childhood predisposes boys to substance use disorder by young adulthood: direct and mediated etiologic pathways
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:121-32. 2004
    ..Evaluations were conducted to determine the context in which neurobehavior disinhibition in relation to parental SUD, parental neglect of the child and child's social maladjustment culminated in a DSM-III-R diagnosis of SUD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Etiology of adolescent substance abuse: a developmental perspective
    Ralph E Tarter
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Addict 11:171-91. 2002
    ..This discussion examines the etiology of ATOD abuse and SUD from a developmental perspective. The ramifications of a developmental perspective for clinical practice and social policy are also considered...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social dominance mediates the association of testosterone and neurobehavioral disinhibition with risk for substance use disorder
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:462-8. 2007
    ..In addition, SD/NVB mediated the association between ND and SUD. These findings suggest that development of SUD is influenced by androgen-dependent and neurobehavioral processes via a social motivational style characterized by SD/NVB...
  10. pmc Prospective study of the association between abandoned dwellings and testosterone level on the development of behaviors leading to cannabis use disorder in boys
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 65:116-21. 2009
    ..It was theorized that adverse neighborhood correlates with testosterone level that in turn potentiates behaviors predisposing to cannabis consumption and subsequently diagnosis of cannabis use disorder...
  11. pmc Deviant socialization mediates transmissible and contextual risk on cannabis use disorder development: a prospective study
    Ralph E Tarter
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Addiction 106:1301-8. 2011
    ..This study examined the contribution of transmissible risk, in conjunction with family and peer contextual factors during childhood and adolescence, on the development of cannabis use disorder in adulthood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of marijuana use in adolescents before and after licit drug use: examination of the gateway hypothesis
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2134-40. 2006
    ..They also evaluated the accuracy of the "gateway sequence" (illicit drug use following licit drugs) for predicting a diagnosis of substance use disorder...
  13. ncbi request reprint An association between a microsatellite polymorphism at the DRD5 gene and the liability to substance abuse: pilot study
    M M Vanyukov
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research CEDAR, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Behav Genet 28:75-82. 1998
    ..The data suggest that the DRD5 locus is involved in the variation and sex dimorphism of substance abuse liability...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predicting adolescent violence: impact of family history, substance use, psychiatric history, and social adjustment
    Ralph E Tarter
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1541-7. 2002
    ..In addition, the authors sought to use this screening instrument, in conjunction with child and parent psychopathology and substance abuse data, to determine the accuracy of violent outcome predictions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Childhood neurobehavior disinhibition amplifies the risk of substance use disorder: interaction of parental history and prenatal alcohol exposure
    Kim Chapman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:219-24. 2007
    ..The extent to which ND predicted SUD outcome 7 to 9 years later was also determined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of parental substance use disorder and child neglect severity on substance use involvement in male offspring
    L Kirisci
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Prev Sci 2:241-55. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Mating assortment and the liability to substance abuse
    M M Vanyukov
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research CEDAR, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 42:1-10. 1996
    ..This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on mechanisms related to mate resemblance for the liability to substance abuse, sources and consequences of such resemblance, and suggests directions for further research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic studies of substance abuse
    M M Vanyukov
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, PA 15213, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:101-23. 2000
    ..This paper reviews the concepts, methods and results pertaining to genetic investigation of substance abuse...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pittsburgh Registry of Infant Multiplets (PRIM): an update
    Elizabeth A Jenkins
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, 707 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:1006-8. 2006
    ..Pilot data on the heritability of minor physical anomalies and neuropsychological characteristics (Continuous Performance Test) are reported...
  20. ncbi request reprint Executive cognitive functioning, temperament, and antisocial behavior in conduct-disordered adolescent females
    P R Giancola
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213 2593, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:629-41. 1998
    ..Last, ECF mediated the relation between difficult temperament and aggressive ASB...
  21. ncbi request reprint Origins and consequences of child neglect in substance abuse families
    Marija G Dunn
    School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:1063-90. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint An application of item response theory to the DSM-III-R criteria for borderline personality disorder
    Ulrike Feske
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:418-33. 2007
    ..The general conclusion is that the criteria do represent a coherent syndrome and that further research on the informational value of the individual criteria would be useful...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal influence of parent discipline and child's behavior on risk for substance use disorder: a nine-year prospective study
    Ada C Mezzich
    School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:851-67. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Peer environment mediates parental history and individual risk in the etiology of cannabis use disorder in boys: a 10-year prospective study
    Ulrike Feske
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research CEDAR, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:307-20. 2008
    ..Peer environment mediated the association between ND and cannabis use and ND and CUD. Maternal and paternal SUD predicted the peer environment. Parental SUD, son's ND, and son's peer environment predicted CUD at age 22 with 84% accuracy...
  25. pmc Neurobehavior disinhibition, parental substance use disorder, neighborhood quality and development of cannabis use disorder in boys
    Ty A Ridenour
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 102:71-7. 2009
    ..The implications of this pattern of association between parental SUD, neighborhood context and individual risk for SUD for improving prevention are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association among parental substance use disorder, p300 amplitude, and neurobehavioral disinhibition in preteen boys at high risk for substance use disorder
    Miguel E Habeych
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 16261, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:123-30. 2005
    ..It was concluded that the P300 amplitude does not mediate the association between parental SUD and child's neurobehavioral disinhibition...
  27. pmc Prospective study of the association between neurobehavior disinhibition and peer environment on illegal drug use in boys and girls
    Levent Kirisci
    School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:145-50. 2009
    ..Objectives: Male and female children and adolescents were compared to determine the relative influence of individual susceptibility (neurobehavior disinhibition or ND) and social environment (deviancy in peers) on use of illegal drugs...
  28. pmc Individual and environmental correlates and predictors of early adherence and outcomes after liver transplantation
    Carol S Stilley
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:58-66; quiz 67. 2010
    ..Yet, in other transplant recipients, nonadherent behavior is directly related to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in liver transplant recipients...
  29. pmc Liver transplant recipients: individual, social, and environmental resources
    Carol S Stilley
    University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:68-74. 2010
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  30. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of men with substance use disorder consequent to illicit drug use: comparison of a random sample and volunteers
    Maureen D Reynolds
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:241-51. 2004
    ..It was hypothesized that volunteers would be more self-disclosing and exhibit more severe disturbances compared to randomly recruited subjects...
  31. pmc Measurement of the risk for substance use disorders: phenotypic and genetic analysis of an index of common liability
    Michael M Vanyukov
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Behav Genet 39:233-44. 2009
    ..The data suggest a high heritability of the index in males. The results suggest applicability of the method for genetic and other etiology-related research, and for evaluation of individual risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Childhood risk categories for adolescent substance involvement: a general liability typology
    Duncan B Clark
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:13-21. 2005
    ..The findings indicate that these five risk categories constitute general liability classes for adolescent substance involvement, and may identify homogeneous groups of children requiring distinct preventive interventions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in childhood neurobehavior disinhibition predict decision to desist substance use during adolescence and substance use disorder in young adulthood: a prospective study
    Levent Kirisci
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Addict Behav 31:686-96. 2006
    ..The findings indicate that substance abuse prevention would be potentiated by ameliorating childhood neurobehavior disinhibition...
  34. ncbi request reprint Liability to substance use disorders: 2. A measurement approach
    Michael M Vanyukov
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh, 707 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 27:517-26. 2003
    ..This method is also applicable to measuring liabilities to other complex disorders, especially those with relatively late onset...
  35. ncbi request reprint Haplotypes of the monoamine oxidase genes and the risk for substance use disorders
    Michael M Vanyukov
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 125:120-5. 2004
    ..Overall, our results, albeit not definitive, are consistent with the hypothesis that variants in MAOA account for a small portion of the variance of SUD risk, possibly mediated by liability to early onset behavioral problems...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impaired oculomotor response inhibition in children of alcoholics: The role of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Miguel E Habeych
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:11-7. 2006
    ..The aim of the project was to determine whether children at high risk for alcohol use disorder (AUD) are impaired at performing oculomotor response inhibition tasks sensitive to detecting prefrontal cortex dysfunction...
  37. ncbi request reprint Direct and mediated associations between P300 amplitude in childhood and substance use disorders outcome in young adulthood
    Miguel E Habeych
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:76-82. 2005
    ..This investigation had two aims: 1) determine whether P300 amplitude in late childhood is a predictor of SUD outcome by age 19; and 2) evaluate whether neurobehavior disinhibition (ND) mediates this association...
  38. ncbi request reprint Liability to substance use disorders: 1. Common mechanisms and manifestations
    Michael M Vanyukov
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, University of Pittsburgh, 707 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 27:507-15. 2003
    ..An accompanying paper describes an approach to the quantitative estimation of this trait...
  39. ncbi request reprint Application of item response theory to quantify substance use disorder severity
    Levent Kirisci
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1035-49. 2006
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  40. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral disinhibition in childhood predicts early age at onset of substance use disorder
    Ralph E Tarter
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1078-85. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Relation between cognitive distortions and neurobehavior disinhibition on the development of substance use during adolescence and substance use disorder by young adulthood: a prospective study
    Levent Kirisci
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research CEDAR, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 711 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:125-33. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Assessment of risk for substance use disorder consequent to consumption of illegal drugs: psychometric validation of the neurobehavior disinhibition trait
    Ada C Mezzich
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research CEDAR, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:508-15. 2007
    ..The ND trait may be useful for detecting youths at high risk for developing SUD and related outcomes...
  43. doi request reprint Brain activation, response inhibition, and increased risk for substance use disorder
    REBECCA L MCNAMEE
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:405-13. 2008
    ..Youth at high risk for developing substance use disorders (SUDs) often exhibit differences which suggest inhibitory impairments when compared to average risk youth...
  44. ncbi request reprint Concordance between verbal report and urine screen of recent marijuana use in adolescents
    I H Akinci
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Addict Behav 26:613-9. 2001
    ..In total, 13% of the participants (26/200) inaccurately reported recent cannabis use. These results underscore the need for caution in interpreting the results of self-report methods documenting the prevalence of drug use among youth...
  45. ncbi request reprint Antisociality, substance dependence, and the DRD5 gene: a preliminary study
    M M Vanyukov
    Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research CEDAR, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Med Genet 96:654-8. 2000
    ..The data suggest involvement of the DRD5 locus in the variation and sexual dimorphism of SD liability and antisociality and in the developmental continuity of antisociality...
  46. ncbi request reprint Reactive aggression in boys with disruptive behavior disorders: behavior, physiology, and affect
    Daniel A Waschbusch
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4J1
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 30:641-56. 2002
    ..In addition, boys with comorbid ADHD/ODD/CD held a grudge longer than other children. Results suggest that boys with comorbid ADHD/ODD/CD are especially reactive to provocation from their peers...
  47. pmc Delinquency as a mediator of the relation between negative affectivity and adolescent alcohol use disorder
    Gavin D Shoal
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, 115 Kastle Hall, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2747-65. 2007
    ..The importance and implications of testing delinquency variables together in the same model are discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Overview of workshop on drug abuse and suicidal behavior
    Lynda Erinoff
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:S3-9. 2004