David M Ledgerwood

Summary

Affiliation: Wayne State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Who goes to treatment? Predictors of treatment initiation among gambling help-line callers
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Am J Addict 22:33-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Executive function in pathological gamblers and healthy controls
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    J Gambl Stud 28:89-103. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for smoking cessation: where do we go from here?
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 1:340-9. 2008
  5. 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
  6. pmc Comparison between self-report and hair analysis of illicit drug use in a community sample of middle-aged men
    David M Ledgerwood
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1131-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and treatment prognosis of pathological gamblers with and without recent gambling-related illegal behavior
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:294-301. 2007
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Who goes to treatment? Predictors of treatment initiation among gambling help-line callers
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Am J Addict 22:33-8. 2013
    ..We prospectively examined treatment initiation and its predictors among individuals calling a state help-line...
  3. doi request reprint Executive function in pathological gamblers and healthy controls
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    J Gambl Stud 28:89-103. 2012
    ..These results suggest that PGs may experience deficits on specific components of EF...
  4. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for smoking cessation: where do we go from here?
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 1:340-9. 2008
    ..Suggestions are made for future research to design behavioral smoking cessation programs that may be applied as a treatment for smokers in the community...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Comparison between self-report and hair analysis of illicit drug use in a community sample of middle-aged men
    David M Ledgerwood
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1131-9. 2008
    ..Additional research is needed to identify factors that differentially affect the validity of both hair drug testing and self-report...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and treatment prognosis of pathological gamblers with and without recent gambling-related illegal behavior
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:294-301. 2007
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  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Subtyping pathological gamblers based on impulsivity, depression, and anxiety
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:680-8. 2010
    ..Thus, the three Pathways subtypes differ on some baseline characteristics, but subtyping did not predict treatment outcomes beyond a simple association with problem gambling severity...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between posttreatment gambling behavior and harm in pathological gamblers
    Jeremiah Weinstock
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:185-93. 2007
    ..These results provide preliminary data regarding intensity of gambling behavior associated with problem-free to probable pathological gambling in gamblers who presented for treatment...
  17. doi request reprint Predicting cocaine group treatment outcome in cocaine-abusing methadone patients
    Golfo K Tzilos
    Department of Psychology, Substance Abuse Research Division, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:320-5. 2009
    ..Treatment completion (i.e., cocaine abstinence) was significantly associated with baseline cocaine-free urinalysis and higher methadone dose...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint What do we know about relapse in pathological gambling?
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:216-28. 2006
    ..The application of psychological, biological, environmental, and treatment factors are described as they may relate to relapse among pathological gamblers...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc A randomized trial of computer-delivered brief intervention and low-intensity contingency management for smoking during pregnancy
    Steven J Ondersma
    Merrrill Palmer Skillman Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:351-60. 2012
    ..We developed 2 highly replicable interventions for smoking during pregnancy: (a) a computer-delivered 5As-based brief intervention (CD-5As) and (b) a computer-assisted, simplified, and low-intensity contingency management (CM-Lite)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in treatment-seeking pathological gamblers
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:411-6. 2006
    ..These findings point to a need for more assessment and research about PTSD in PGs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Self-reported gambling-related suicidality among gambling helpline callers
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:175-83. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that increased gambling severity is associated with gambling-related suicidality...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Improving on-time counseling attendance in a methadone treatment program: a contingency management approach
    Gary L Rhodes
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:759-73. 2003
    ..Targeting Poor Attenders early in treatment may be especially important for improving treatment outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Relationship between problem gambling and substance use in a methadone maintenance population
    David M Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 27:483-91. 2002
    ..Implications for substance abuse treatment are discussed...