THOMAS EVAN EISSENBERG

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical laboratory evaluation of potential reduced exposure products for smokers
    Alison B Breland
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:727-38. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Significance of smoking machine toxicant yields to blood-level exposure in water pipe tobacco smokers
    Alan L Shihadeh
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2457-60. 2011
  3. pmc Estimating the beginning of the waterpipe epidemic in Syria
    Samer Rastam
    Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies, Aleppo, Syria
    BMC Public Health 4:32. 2004
  4. pmc Comparison of patterns of use, beliefs, and attitudes related to waterpipe between beginning and established smokers
    Taghrid Asfar
    Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies, Aleppo, Syria
    BMC Public Health 5:19. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Relative potency of levo-alpha-acetylmethadol and methadone in humans under acute dosing conditions
    T Eissenberg
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 289:936-45. 1999
  6. pmc A clinical laboratory model for evaluating the acute effects of electronic "cigarettes": nicotine delivery profile and cardiovascular and subjective effects
    Andrea R Vansickel
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1945-53. 2010
  7. pmc Waterpipe tobacco and cigarette smoking: direct comparison of toxicant exposure
    Thomas Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:518-23. 2009
  8. pmc Waterpipe tobacco smoking on a U.S. College campus: prevalence and correlates
    Thomas Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:526-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring the emergence of tobacco dependence: the contribution of negative reinforcement models
    Thomas Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA
    Addiction 99:5-29. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Smokers' sex and the effects of tobacco cigarettes: subject-rated and physiological measures
    T Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0205, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:317-24. 1999

Research Grants

  1. Waterpipe tobacco smoke: toxicant exposure and effects
    Thomas Eissenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting
    Thomas Eissenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Clinical models for evaluating PREPs for tobacco users
    Thomas Eissenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Drug craving: pharmacologic and associative influences
    Thomas Eissenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Waterpipe tobacco smoke: toxicant exposure and effects
    THOMAS EVAN EISSENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical laboratory evaluation of potential reduced exposure products for smokers
    Alison B Breland
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:727-38. 2006
    ..05). Clinical laboratory evaluation of PREPs for smokers is valuable for measuring users' smoke toxicant exposure, withdrawal, and smoking behavior and should be incorporated into a comprehensive PREP evaluation strategy...
  2. doi request reprint Significance of smoking machine toxicant yields to blood-level exposure in water pipe tobacco smokers
    Alan L Shihadeh
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2457-60. 2011
    ..To do so, the toxicant yield of machine-generated water pipe smoke has been measured. However, the relevance of toxicant yields of machine-generated smoke to actual human exposure has not been established...
  3. pmc Estimating the beginning of the waterpipe epidemic in Syria
    Samer Rastam
    Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies, Aleppo, Syria
    BMC Public Health 4:32. 2004
    ..Waterpipe smoking is becoming a global public health problem, especially in the Eastern Mediterranean region (EMR)...
  4. pmc Comparison of patterns of use, beliefs, and attitudes related to waterpipe between beginning and established smokers
    Taghrid Asfar
    Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies, Aleppo, Syria
    BMC Public Health 5:19. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Relative potency of levo-alpha-acetylmethadol and methadone in humans under acute dosing conditions
    T Eissenberg
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 289:936-45. 1999
    ....
  6. pmc A clinical laboratory model for evaluating the acute effects of electronic "cigarettes": nicotine delivery profile and cardiovascular and subjective effects
    Andrea R Vansickel
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1945-53. 2010
    ..This information may be obtained by adapting clinical laboratory methods used to evaluate other PREPs for smokers...
  7. pmc Waterpipe tobacco and cigarette smoking: direct comparison of toxicant exposure
    Thomas Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:518-23. 2009
    ..For physicians to address these beliefs credibly, waterpipe use and cigarette smoking must be compared directly...
  8. pmc Waterpipe tobacco smoking on a U.S. College campus: prevalence and correlates
    Thomas Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:526-9. 2008
    ..Waterpipe tobacco smoking is reported to be growing in popularity, particularly among college students. This study examined the prevalence of waterpipe tobacco smoking prevalence and perceptions in a university-based population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring the emergence of tobacco dependence: the contribution of negative reinforcement models
    Thomas Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA
    Addiction 99:5-29. 2004
    ..Understanding how drug dependence develops will be an important part of future successful tobacco dependence measurement, prevention and treatment strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Smokers' sex and the effects of tobacco cigarettes: subject-rated and physiological measures
    T Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0205, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:317-24. 1999
    ..These results suggest that women may be more sensitive than men to some of the subjective but not the physiological effects of smoking...
  11. ncbi request reprint Initial tobacco use episodes in children and adolescents: current knowledge, future directions
    T Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology and Pharmacology, and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Box 980205, Richmond, VA 23298 0205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:S41-60. 2000
    ..Another goal is to outline a research agenda designed to learn more about initial tobacco use episodes and the effects of nicotine in children. An ethical rationale and some potential methods for this research agenda are presented...
  12. ncbi request reprint Progress in nicotine and tobacco research
    Thomas Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0205, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:355-62. 2002
    ..Chris Silagy and Dr. John Slade. Highly significant and innovative research continues in the field of nicotine and tobacco, and this innovation and significance was readily apparent in the science presented at the eighth annual meeting...
  13. ncbi request reprint A clinical laboratory model for direct assessment of medication-induced antihyperalgesia and subjective effects: initial validation study
    T Eissenberg
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 8:47-60. 2000
    ....
  14. pmc Waterpipe tobacco smoking: an emerging health crisis in the United States
    Caroline Cobb
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:275-85. 2010
    ..To examine the prevalence and potential health risks of waterpipe tobacco smoking...
  15. pmc Nicotine delivery, cardiovascular profile, and subjective effects of an oral tobacco product for smokers
    Melissa D Blank
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0205, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:417-21. 2008
    ..Based on this short-term laboratory evaluation, Ariva exposes users to nicotine and may suppress some symptoms of tobacco abstinence, though its nausea-inducing characteristics may limit initial acceptability...
  16. pmc Transdermal nicotine-induced tobacco abstinence symptom suppression: nicotine dose and smokers' gender
    Sarah E Evans
    Department of Psychology, Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0205, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:121-35. 2006
    ..Higher doses may ameliorate some abstinence symptoms, although the side effect profile, at least in the short term, may limit effectiveness, especially for women...
  17. pmc Evaluating oral noncombustible potential-reduced exposure products for smokers
    Melissa D Blank
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:336-43. 2010
    ..Clinical laboratory methods have been used to measure combustible PREP-associated toxicant exposure and abstinence symptom suppression and could be applied to evaluating the effects of orally administered noncombustible PREPs...
  18. pmc Caffeine's influence on nicotine's effects in nonsmokers
    Melissa D Blank
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology, Richmond, VA 23298 0205, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:473-83. 2007
    ..To determine if nicotine's effects are influenced by caffeine in nonsmoking, moderate-caffeine consuming individuals (N=20)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Urine cotinine as an index of smoking status in smokers during 96-hr abstinence: comparison between gas chromatography/mass spectrometry and immunoassay test strips
    Michelle Acosta
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, CA 23298 0205, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:615-20. 2004
    ..However, it classified nearly all nonabstinent smokers as currently smoking. Validation of ITS using GC/MS results from smokers undergoing more than 96 hr of abstinence may be valuable...
  20. pmc Comparison of methods for measurement of smoking behavior: mouthpiece-based computerized devices versus direct observation
    Melissa D Blank
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:896-903. 2009
    ..This study was designed to compare topography measurement using mouthpiece-based methods (i.e., desktop and portable computerized devices) to methods that do not use a mouthpiece (i.e., direct observation)...
  21. pmc Potential reduced exposure products (PREPs) for smokeless tobacco users: clinical evaluation methodology
    Jennifer N Gray
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0205, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1441-8. 2008
    ..These results show that clinical laboratory methods can be used to evaluate the toxicant exposure and abstinence symptom suppression associated with PREPs for SLT users...
  22. doi request reprint Fear reactivity to bodily sensations among heavy smokers and nonsmokers
    Kenneth Abrams
    Department of Psychology, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:230-9. 2008
    ..In addition, smokers reported significantly greater trait levels of suffocation fear prior to the challenge. Findings are discussed with respect to the role of smoking in panic vulnerability...
  23. doi request reprint The influence of transdermal nicotine on tobacco/nicotine abstinence and the effects of a concurrently administered cigarette in women and men
    Bethea A Kleykamp
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0205, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:99-112. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluating acute effects of potential reduced-exposure products for smokers: clinical laboratory methodology
    Alison B Breland
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S131-40. 2002
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that neither Accord nor Eclipse is likely to be an effective reduced-exposure product for smokers and that this clinical laboratory model is valuable...
  25. pmc Tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use among first-year U.S. college students: a time series analysis
    Lisa Dierker
    Wesleyan University, Department of Psychology, Middletown, Connecticut 06459, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:680-99. 2008
    ..Study limitations are noted...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effects of nicotine on attention and working memory in never-smokers
    Bethea A Kleykamp
    Department of Psychology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:433-8. 2005
    ..Future studies should take into account the difference in effect sizes for cognitive versus physiological/subjective measures and maximize power (e.g., increase sample size) accordingly...
  27. ncbi request reprint Tobacco abstinence symptom suppression: the role played by the smoking-related stimuli that are delivered by denicotinized cigarettes
    August R Buchhalter
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Addiction 100:550-9. 2005
    ..The current study was designed to clarify the impact of smoking-related stimuli on tobacco withdrawal, and to explore the duration of their ability to suppress withdrawal in smokers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking topography in response to denicotinized and high-yield nicotine cigarettes in adolescent smokers
    Jon D Kassel
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:54-60. 2007
    ..g., topography) of adolescent smokers, or its relationship to nicotine dependence. Correspondingly, the extent to which adolescent smokers smoke to obtain nicotine is also unknown...
  29. ncbi request reprint High-dose methadone produces superior opioid blockade and comparable withdrawal suppression to lower doses in opioid-dependent humans
    Eric C Donny
    Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5510 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 161:202-12. 2002
    ..The efficacy of methadone for treating heroin dependence derives, in part, from suppression of opiate withdrawal and attenuation of the effects of heroin...
  30. pmc Waterpipe tobacco smoking and cigarette smoking: a direct comparison of toxicant exposure and subjective effects
    Caroline O Cobb
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:78-87. 2011
    ..The subjective effect profile of these 2 tobacco use methods has not been compared directly, though this information is relevant to understanding the risk of dependence development...

Research Grants15

  1. Waterpipe tobacco smoke: toxicant exposure and effects
    Thomas Eissenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The positive health impact of this type of research on tobacco cigarette smoking is well-documented; this project seeks similar positive outcomes on another potentially lethal form of tobacco use. ..
  2. Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting
    Thomas Eissenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Clinical models for evaluating PREPs for tobacco users
    Thomas Eissenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal's clinical model will likely be an important component of a comprehensive approach to predict if PREPs for tobacco users increase, decrease, or fail to change tobacco's health risks. ..
  4. Drug craving: pharmacologic and associative influences
    Thomas Eissenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Given the costs of smoking and the dramatic reduction in these costs when smokers quit smoking, improving the treatment options for all smokers is essential. ..
  5. Waterpipe tobacco smoke: toxicant exposure and effects
    THOMAS EVAN EISSENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The positive health impact of this type of research on tobacco cigarette smoking is well-documented;this project seeks similar positive outcomes on another potentially lethal form of tobacco use. ..