Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An exploratory pilot study of the relationship between neural correlates of cognitive control and reduction in cigarette use among treatment-seeking adolescent smokers
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 27:526-32. 2013
  2. pmc An exploratory randomized controlled trial of a novel high-school-based smoking cessation intervention for adolescent smokers using abstinence-contingent incentives and cognitive behavioral therapy
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:346-51. 2013
  3. pmc Behavioral impulsivity predicts treatment outcome in a smoking cessation program for adolescent smokers
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:79-82. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Family history of alcoholism influences naltrexone-induced reduction in alcohol drinking
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:694-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone and nicotine patch smoking cessation: a preliminary study
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:851-7. 2003
  6. pmc Sex differences in availability of β2*-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in recently abstinent tobacco smokers
    Kelly P Cosgrove
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:418-27. 2012
  7. pmc Health/functioning characteristics, gambling behaviors, and gambling-related motivations in adolescents stratified by gambling problem severity: findings from a high school survey
    Sarah W Yip
    Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, USA
    Am J Addict 20:495-508. 2011
  8. pmc Combining cognitive behavioral therapy with contingency management for smoking cessation in adolescent smokers: a preliminary comparison of two different CBT formats
    Dana A Cavallo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Am J Addict 16:468-74. 2007
  9. pmc Sex-specific differences in GABA(A) -benzodiazepine receptor availability: relationship with sensitivity to pain and tobacco smoking craving
    Irina Esterlis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University and the VACHS, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Addict Biol 18:370-8. 2013
  10. pmc Risk factors for treatment failure in smokers: relationship to alcohol use and to lifetime history of an alcohol use disorder
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1793-809. 2008

Research Grants

  1. ACUTE NICOTINE ABSTINENCE IN ADOLESCENTS
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 1999
  2. ACUTE NICOTINE ABSTINENCE IN ADOLESCENTS
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. ACUTE NICOTINE ABSTINENCE IN ADOLESCENTS
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. Incentive-Based Intervention for Smoking Cessation and Prevention in High Schools
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Incentive-Based Intervention for Smoking Cessation and Prevention in High Schools
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint An exploratory pilot study of the relationship between neural correlates of cognitive control and reduction in cigarette use among treatment-seeking adolescent smokers
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 27:526-32. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc An exploratory randomized controlled trial of a novel high-school-based smoking cessation intervention for adolescent smokers using abstinence-contingent incentives and cognitive behavioral therapy
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:346-51. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Behavioral impulsivity predicts treatment outcome in a smoking cessation program for adolescent smokers
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:79-82. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between impulsivity and smoking cessation treatment response among adolescents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Family history of alcoholism influences naltrexone-induced reduction in alcohol drinking
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:694-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the interactive effects of family history of alcoholism (FH+, FH-) and naltrexone dose (0, 50, 100 mg/day) on alcohol drinking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone and nicotine patch smoking cessation: a preliminary study
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:851-7. 2003
    ..These preliminary results suggest that naltrexone augmentation of nicotine patch therapy using procedures designed to optimize the concurrent use of these two medications may be beneficial for smoking cessation...
  6. pmc Sex differences in availability of β2*-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in recently abstinent tobacco smokers
    Kelly P Cosgrove
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:418-27. 2012
    ..Sex differences in availability of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors containing the β(2) subunit (β(2)*-nAChRs) may underlie differential nicotine and tobacco smoking effects and related behaviors in women vs men...
  7. pmc Health/functioning characteristics, gambling behaviors, and gambling-related motivations in adolescents stratified by gambling problem severity: findings from a high school survey
    Sarah W Yip
    Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, USA
    Am J Addict 20:495-508. 2011
    ..These findings suggest a need for improved interventions related to adolescent gambling and a need for additional research into the relationship (eg, mediating factors) between gambling and risk and protective behaviors...
  8. pmc Combining cognitive behavioral therapy with contingency management for smoking cessation in adolescent smokers: a preliminary comparison of two different CBT formats
    Dana A Cavallo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Am J Addict 16:468-74. 2007
    ..In addition, significantly more participants in the CBT group completed treatment. These preliminary results suggest that when combined with CM, the standard weekly format of CBT is more acceptable to adolescent smokers...
  9. pmc Sex-specific differences in GABA(A) -benzodiazepine receptor availability: relationship with sensitivity to pain and tobacco smoking craving
    Irina Esterlis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University and the VACHS, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Addict Biol 18:370-8. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Risk factors for treatment failure in smokers: relationship to alcohol use and to lifetime history of an alcohol use disorder
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1793-809. 2008
    ..Based on these findings, it appears that risk of any smoking and of relapse was associated primarily with heavy drinking days and a hazardous pattern of use respectively, rather than with moderate drinking...
  11. pmc A preliminary experimental investigation of peer influence on risk-taking among adolescent smokers and non-smokers
    Eleonora Cavalca
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 129:163-6. 2013
    ..Epidemiological evidence suggests that peer influence plays a significant role in a variety of adolescent risk-taking behaviors, including tobacco use. We attempted to establish this relationship in a controlled laboratory setting...
  12. pmc Pubertal status, sensation-seeking, impulsivity, and substance use in high school-aged boys and girls
    Grace Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Addict Med 7:116-21. 2013
    ..To examine how factors such as pubertal status, sensation-seeking, and impulsivity are related to substance use (cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana) in high school students and examine these associations by gender...
  13. pmc Beta2* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors modulate pain sensitivity in acutely abstinent tobacco smokers
    Kelly P Cosgrove
    Yale University School of Medicine and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Department of Psychiatry, 116A6, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:535-9. 2010
    ....
  14. pmc Modeling the effect of alcohol on smoking lapse behavior
    Sherry A McKee
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Substance Abuse Center CMHC, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 189:201-10. 2006
    ..The primary aim of this project was to examine the role of alcohol use in smoking lapse behavior, as alcohol consumption is a known risk factor for poor smoking cessation outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint A human alcohol self-administration paradigm to model individual differences in impaired control over alcohol use
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 21:303-14. 2013
    ..Given the variability in response, the impaired control laboratory paradigm may have utility for preliminary tests of novel interventions in future studies and for identifying individual differences in problem-drinking risk...
  16. pmc Contingency management for smoking cessation: enhancing feasibility through use of immunoassay test strips measuring cotinine
    Ty S Schepis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1495-501. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the use of cotinine as an abstinence indicator, by reducing the number of daily appointments, could significantly enhance the feasibility and utility of CM-based interventions for smoking cessation...
  17. pmc Gender differences in adolescent marijuana use and associated psychosocial characteristics
    Ty S Schepis
    Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Addict Med 5:65-73. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc Smoking expectancies, weight concerns, and dietary behaviors in adolescence
    Dana A Cavallo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e66-72. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of tobacco-smoking problem gamblers calling a gambling helpline
    Marc N Potenza
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Am J Addict 13:471-93. 2004
    ..The high proportion of callers reporting daily tobacco smoking highlights the need for enhanced smoking cessation efforts in problem gamblers...
  20. pmc Dose-dependent reduction of hazardous alcohol use in a placebo-controlled trial of naltrexone for smoking cessation
    STEPHANIE S O'MALLEY
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12:589-97. 2009
    ..Given its efficacy and favourable side-effect profile, the 25-mg dose should be considered for future studies of combination therapy...
  21. pmc Shopping problems among high school students
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 52:247-52. 2011
    ..An assessment of adolescent shopping behavior along a continuum of severity and its relationship to other behaviors and health issues is incompletely understood...
  22. pmc Comparison of expired carbon monoxide and plasma cotinine as markers of cigarette abstinence
    Peter Jatlow
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:203-9. 2008
    ..These data suggest that while expired CO is a useful and well-established marker in certain contexts, when testing extended abstinence from smoking with non-nicotine medications, cotinine measurements should be preferred...
  23. pmc Preliminary examination of tobacco withdrawal in adolescent smokers during smoking cessation treatment
    Anne Emilie Smith
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1253-9. 2008
    ..These findings have direct implications for the design and implementation of treatment of nicotine dependence in adolescent smokers...
  24. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of naltrexone augmentation of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation
    STEPHANIE S O'MALLEY
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven 06519, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:667-74. 2006
    ..Thus, this study evaluated whether naltrexone hydrochloride augmentation of nicotine patch therapy improves smoking abstinence and reduces postcessation weight gain more than nicotine patch therapy alone and at what dose...
  25. ncbi request reprint Contingency management for smoking cessation in adolescent smokers
    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:306-10. 2006
    ..2%; 4 weeks: 0%). These preliminary results provide a strong initial signal supporting the utility of CM techniques for smoking cessation in adolescents and demonstrate the feasibility of implementing such a program in a school setting...
  26. pmc Subjective reactivity to the first cigarette of the day as a predictor of smoking relapse: a preliminary study
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:302-5. 2007
    ..Moreover, changes in tobacco craving in response to the first cigarette of the day may be a novel predictor of smoking relapse that should be tested in future studies...
  27. pmc The relationship between age of gambling onset and adolescent problematic gambling severity
    Ardeshir S Rahman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, CT 06519, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 46:675-83. 2012
    ....
  28. pmc Correlates of at-risk/problem internet gambling in adolescents
    Marc N Potenza
    Yale School of Medicine, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:150-159.e3. 2011
    ..However, relatively few studies have examined Internet gambling in adolescents. This study sought to investigate the correlates of at-risk or problem gambling in adolescents acknowledging or denying gambling on the Internet...
  29. pmc Varenicline reduces alcohol self-administration in heavy-drinking smokers
    Sherry A McKee
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:185-90. 2009
    ..Varenicline, a partial nicotinic agonist with high affinity for the alpha4beta2 nAChR receptor, reduced ethanol intake in rodents. We aimed to test whether varenicline would reduce alcohol consumption and alcohol craving in humans...
  30. ncbi request reprint Human tobacco smokers in early abstinence have higher levels of beta2* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors than nonsmokers
    Julie K Staley
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    J Neurosci 26:8707-14. 2006
    ..Greater beta2*-nAChR availability during early abstinence may impact the ability of smokers to maintain abstinence...
  31. pmc Confirmatory factor analysis of the Minnesota Nicotine Withdrawal Scale
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:216-25. 2007
    ..Confirmatory factor analyses of change scores showed that the MNWS symptoms cohere as a syndrome over time. Future investigators should report a total score using all of the items from the MNWS...
  32. pmc Nicotine dependence severity as a cross-sectional predictor of alcohol-related problems in a sample of adolescent smokers
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:521-4. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint A decrease in the plasma DHEA to cortisol ratio during smoking abstinence may predict relapse: a preliminary study
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, and Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA National Center for PTSD, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 186:473-80. 2006
    ..Increases in depressive symptoms during smoking cessation have been associated with risk for relapse. Several studies have linked plasma levels of cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or DHEA-sulfate (DHEAS) to depressive symptoms...
  34. pmc Effect of transdermal nicotine replacement on alcohol responses and alcohol self-administration
    Sherry A McKee
    Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Center CMHC, Yale University School of Medicine, 34 Park St, Suite S 211, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:189-200. 2008
    ..Nicotine replacement is commonly used to treat tobacco use in heavy-drinking smokers. However, few studies have examined the effect of nicotine replacement on subjective and physiological responses to alcohol and alcohol drinking behavior...
  35. pmc GABAA-benzodiazepine receptor availability in smokers and nonsmokers: relationship to subsyndromal anxiety and depression
    Irina Esterlis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Veteran s Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System VACHS, 116A6 West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Synapse 63:1089-99. 2009
    ..Aberrant regulation of GABA(A)-BZR function in vulnerable smokers may explain why some smokers experience subsyndromal anxiety and depression...
  36. pmc Problematic Internet use and health in adolescents: data from a high school survey in Connecticut
    Timothy C Liu
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 230 South Frontage Rd, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:836-45. 2011
    ..This study aims to explore the prevalence and health correlates of problematic Internet use among high school students in the United States...
  37. pmc Relationship of perceived risks of smoking cessation to symptoms of withdrawal, craving, and depression during short-term smoking abstinence
    Andrea H Weinberger
    Substance Abuse Center, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519 USA
    Addict Behav 33:960-3. 2008
    ....
  38. pmc Suppression of the HPA axis stress-response: implications for relapse
    Byron Adinoff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1351-5. 2005
    ..Alterations in HPA axis responsivity may therefore have a negative impact upon clinical outcome in alcohol-dependent subjects, and disinhibition of the axis with medication may have therapeutic potential...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gender and weight concerns in adolescent smokers
    Dana A Cavallo
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, SAC, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, United States
    Addict Behav 31:2140-6. 2006
    ..Results highlight potentially important gender differences in the relationship between weight concerns and smoking and the influence these concerns may have on quitting smoking...
  40. ncbi request reprint Smoking as a complex but critical covariate in neurobiological studies of posttraumatic stress disorders: a review
    Ann M Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 20:693-707. 2006
    ....
  41. pmc beta2-Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor availability during acute and prolonged abstinence from tobacco smoking
    Kelly P Cosgrove
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 950 Campbell Ave, Mail Code 116A6, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:666-76. 2009
    ..Variations in beta(2)*-nAChR availability during the course of abstinence may be related to the urge to smoke, the extent of nicotine withdrawal, and successful abstinence...
  42. pmc The role of ethnic pride and parental disapproval of smoking on smoking behaviors among minority and white adolescents in a suburban high school
    Grace Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Am J Addict 21:424-34. 2012
    ..Therefore, we examined the role of ethnic pride and parental disapproval of smoking on a wide range of smoking behaviors in ethnic/racial minority and White adolescents attending a suburban high school in Connecticut...
  43. pmc Differences in gambling problem severity and gambling and health/functioning characteristics among Asian-American and Caucasian high-school students
    Grace Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:1071-8. 2013
    ..Stronger links between cigarette smoking and risky/problematic gambling amongst Asian-American adolescents suggest that prevention and treatment efforts targeting youth addictions consider cultural differences. ..
  44. pmc Parental influence on adolescent smoking cessation: is there a gender difference?
    Grace Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, United States
    Addict Behav 37:211-6. 2012
    ..However, further research is needed to understand the mechanisms that explain gender differences in parental influence on adolescent smoking cessation behaviors...
  45. pmc Video-gaming among high school students: health correlates, gender differences, and problematic gaming
    Rani A Desai
    Department of Psychology, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e1414-24. 2010
    ..However, the existing literature on gaming is inconsistent and often has focused on aggression rather than the health correlates of gaming and the prevalence and correlates of problematic gaming...
  46. pmc Revisiting the factor structure of the questionnaire on smoking urges
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Long Wharf Drive, Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychol Assess 16:391-5. 2004
    ..The 2nd model was found to fit the data best. Reliability was also tested using values obtained in this 2nd model, and these estimates were found to be reasonably good. Future research directions for the QSU are discussed...
  47. ncbi request reprint Daily patterns of alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use in adolescent smokers and nonsmokers
    Amy M Duhig
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, CHMC, S 208, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Addict Behav 30:271-83. 2005
    ..There were no significant differences in the patterns of alcohol and marijuana use between female and male smokers, regardless of age. Implications for clinical interventions and future research are discussed...
  48. pmc Characterizing adolescent prescription misusers: a population-based study
    Ty S Schepis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Substance Abuse Center, Room S 201, Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:745-54. 2008
    ..The characteristics associated with symptoms of abuse and/or dependence related to prescription medication misuse among adolescents were also analyzed...
  49. pmc Stealing among high school students: prevalence and clinical correlates
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39:44-52. 2011
    ..Significant distress and loss of control over this behavior suggest that stealing often has significant associated morbidity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Perceived risks and benefits of smoking cessation: gender-specific predictors of motivation and treatment outcome
    Sherry A McKee
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Substance Abuse Center CMHC, 34 Park Street, S 211, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Addict Behav 30:423-35. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone decreases craving and alcohol self-administration in alcohol-dependent subjects and activates the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis
    STEPHANIE S O'MALLEY
    Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Substance Abuse Center S202, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 160:19-29. 2002
    ..This laboratory study investigated the mechanisms by which the opioid antagonist, naltrexone, reduces the risk of relapse to heavy drinking in individuals with alcohol dependence...
  52. pmc Effects of acute tobacco abstinence in adolescent smokers compared with nonsmokers
    Anne E Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:46-54. 2008
    ..This study aimed to prospectively document tobacco abstinence-induced changes during the first 48 hours of abstinence in adolescent smokers compared with nonsmokers, to distinguish effects distinct from typical adolescent lability...
  53. pmc A review of culturally targeted/tailored tobacco prevention and cessation interventions for minority adolescents
    Grace Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1394-406. 2012
    ..This manuscript describes the efficacy and the components of prevention and cessation interventions developed for minority adolescents...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of cigarette smoking on spatial working memory and attentional deficits in schizophrenia: involvement of nicotinic receptor mechanisms
    Kristi A Sacco
    Program for Research in Smokers with Mental Illness, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:649-59. 2005
    ..Cigarette smoking rates in schizophrenia are higher than in the general population...
  55. pmc Relationships between problematic Internet use and problem-gambling severity: findings from a high-school survey
    Yvonne H C Yau
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Addict Behav 39:13-21. 2014
    ..Future studies should examine the extent to which preventative interventions targeting both problematic Internet use and problem gambling may synergistically benefit measures of health and reduce risk-taking behaviors in adolescence. ..
  56. pmc Menthol cigarette and marijuana use among adolescents
    Grace Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:2094-9. 2013
    ..Menthol cigarette and marijuana use among adolescents is high; however, little is known about dual use in this age. Thus, we examined these rates among 2 samples of adolescents in Connecticut...
  57. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity, sensation-seeking, and part-time job status in relation to substance use and gambling in adolescents
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:460-6. 2014
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  58. ncbi request reprint Text messaging-based smoking cessation intervention: a narrative review
    Grace Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:907-17. 2014
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  59. doi request reprint Trends in use of electronic nicotine delivery systems by adolescents
    Deepa R Camenga
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208046, New Haven, CT 06520, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:338-40. 2014
    ..Continued monitoring of ENDS is needed to determine whether it increases the likelihood of cigarette smoking initiation and maintenance in youth...
  60. ncbi request reprint Smoking impairs muscle recovery from exercise
    Thomas B Price
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 285:E116-22. 2003
    ..217 +/- 0.019 (C) mmol/l, P = 0.0212]. We conclude that cigarette smoking impairs the insulin-dependent portion of muscle recovery from glycogen-depleting exercise. This impairment likely results from a reduction in glucose uptake...
  61. pmc Sources of prescriptions for misuse by adolescents: differences in sex, ethnicity, and severity of misuse in a population-based study
    Ty S Schepis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:828-36. 2009
    ..Despite this, little work has examined sources for opioids, tranquilizers, and stimulants or evaluated sex or ethnic differences or whether different sources correspond to differences in other risk behaviors...
  62. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use across the formative years: a road map to developmental vulnerabilities
    Larry D Jamner
    Department of Pharmacology University of California Irvine, 92697 7085, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S71-87. 2003
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of adolescent past-year gamblers and non-gamblers in relation to alcohol drinking
    Amy M Duhig
    Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Addict Behav 32:80-9. 2007
    ..01). Among past-year gamblers, MHF drinkers were more likely than ALF ones to report frequent gambling. These results suggest a complex relationship between gambling alcohol use, drug use, and mental health in adolescents...
  64. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and perceived risk of smoking-related conditions: a survey of cigarette smokers
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Prev Med 40:779-84. 2005
    ..Previous studies suggest that smokers minimize the personal health risk of smoking. Smokers may not be aware of the various smoking-related disease risks or believe that they are susceptible to them...
  65. pmc Time to first cigarette in the morning as an index of ability to quit smoking: implications for nicotine dependence
    Timothy B Baker
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S555-70. 2007
    ..Thus the time-to-first-cigarette item appears to tap a pattern of heavy, uninterrupted, and automatic smoking and may be a good single-item measure of nicotine dependence...
  66. ncbi request reprint Gender effects of reported in utero tobacco exposure on smoking initiation, progression and nicotine dependence in adult offspring
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine MC 3940, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:829-33. 2004
    ..In utero tobacco exposure may accelerate the progression from experimentation to daily use in girls, result in early tobacco experimentation among boys, and produce higher levels of nicotine dependence among adult smokers...
  67. ncbi request reprint Training the transdisciplinary scientist: a general framework applied to tobacco use behavior
    Justin M Nash
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S41-53. 2003
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Research Grants7

  1. ACUTE NICOTINE ABSTINENCE IN ADOLESCENTS
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Determining physical dependence and related changes in adolescent tobacco users may also provide valuable information regarding the process of development and maintenance of nicotine dependence. ..
  2. ACUTE NICOTINE ABSTINENCE IN ADOLESCENTS
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Determining physical dependence and related changes in adolescent tobacco users may also provide valuable information regarding the process of development and maintenance of nicotine dependence. ..
  3. ACUTE NICOTINE ABSTINENCE IN ADOLESCENTS
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Determining physical dependence and related changes in adolescent tobacco users may also provide valuable information regarding the process of development and maintenance of nicotine dependence. ..
  4. Incentive-Based Intervention for Smoking Cessation and Prevention in High Schools
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This intervention could provide a cost-effective method to reach and motivate a large number of adolescents to not use tobacco products. ..
  5. Incentive-Based Intervention for Smoking Cessation and Prevention in High Schools
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This intervention could provide a cost-effective method to reach and motivate a large number of adolescents to not use tobacco products. ..