David Ball

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Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Addiction science and its genetics
    David Ball
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Addiction 103:360-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Ebrii gignunt ebrios--One drunkard begets another: the genetics of alcohol dependence
    David Ball
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:138-42. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Association analysis of the DRD4 and COMT genes in methamphetamine abuse
    Tao Li
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 129:120-4. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Substance use and genetics: findings, future directions and research horizons. Introduction
    David Ball
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Addiction 103:349. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporter polymorphisms are associated with short-term response to smoking cessation treatment
    Colin O'Gara
    Tobacco Research Group, Department of Psychological Medicine bNational Addiction Centre, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 17:61-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Association of the serotonin transporter gene, neuroticism and smoking behaviours
    Colin O'Gara
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Hum Genet 53:239-46. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide linkage analysis of a composite index of neuroticism and mood-related scales in extreme selected sibships
    Matthew W Nash
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 13:2173-82. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of the association of the Taq1A polymorphism with the risk of alcohol dependency: a HuGE gene-disease association review
    Lesley Smith
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Marston, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:125-38. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic approaches to alcohol dependence
    David Ball
    Br J Psychiatry 185:449-51. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity and gender differences of persons incarcerated for methamphetamine abuse in Taiwan
    Shih Ku Lin
    Department of Addiction Science, Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:206-12. 2004

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Addiction science and its genetics
    David Ball
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Addiction 103:360-7. 2008
    ..To assess the progress and impact of genetic studies in the addictions arena and to present this information in a form accessible to the general readership of Addiction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ebrii gignunt ebrios--One drunkard begets another: the genetics of alcohol dependence
    David Ball
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:138-42. 2005
    ..Genetic factors always should be considered in the context of their developmental interplay with those of the environment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association analysis of the DRD4 and COMT genes in methamphetamine abuse
    Tao Li
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 129:120-4. 2004
    ..01, OR = 1.10, 95% CI: 1.10-1.18) were significant but the latter was weak. We conclude that genetic variation in the dopamine system may encode an additive effect on risk of becoming a methamphetamine abuser...
  4. doi request reprint Substance use and genetics: findings, future directions and research horizons. Introduction
    David Ball
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Addiction 103:349. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporter polymorphisms are associated with short-term response to smoking cessation treatment
    Colin O'Gara
    Tobacco Research Group, Department of Psychological Medicine bNational Addiction Centre, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 17:61-7. 2007
    ..To examine the association between polymorphisms in the dopamine transporter gene (SLC6A3, DAT1) and treatment outcome in smokers attempting to quit using either nicotine replacement therapy or bupropion...
  6. doi request reprint Association of the serotonin transporter gene, neuroticism and smoking behaviours
    Colin O'Gara
    MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Hum Genet 53:239-46. 2008
    ..Our results do not support initial interest in utilising 5HTTLPR genotypes in combination with neuroticism ratings for predicting outcome in smoking cessation clinical settings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide linkage analysis of a composite index of neuroticism and mood-related scales in extreme selected sibships
    Matthew W Nash
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 13:2173-82. 2004
    ..2) around 64 cM (43-70 cM) near marker D1S2892 and another on chromosome 6p (LOD 2.7) around 47 cM (34-63 cM) near marker D6S1610. Further exploratory sex-specific analyses suggested that these QTLs might have sex-limited effects...
  8. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of the association of the Taq1A polymorphism with the risk of alcohol dependency: a HuGE gene-disease association review
    Lesley Smith
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Marston, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:125-38. 2008
    ..The relatively small effect for the association of the A1 allele, or another genetic variant linked to it, with alcohol dependence indicates a multigene causality for this complex disorder...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic approaches to alcohol dependence
    David Ball
    Br J Psychiatry 185:449-51. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity and gender differences of persons incarcerated for methamphetamine abuse in Taiwan
    Shih Ku Lin
    Department of Addiction Science, Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:206-12. 2004
    ..Compared with their male counterparts, more female subjects reported experience of mental disturbance and experience of psychiatric treatment. The female subjects more commonly reported suicidal behaviors than the male subjects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Unplanned versus planned discharges from in-patient alcohol detoxification: retrospective analysis of 470 first-episode admissions
    Jose Martinez-Raga
    Unidad de Conductas Adictivas Area 9, Generalitat Valenciana Conselleria De Sanitat, Centro de Salud de San Marcelino, San Pio X, 33, 46017, Spain
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:277-81. 2002
    ..Early identification can be made of alcohol-dependent individuals at risk of premature drop-out during in-patient treatment. Interventions to retain patients at risk of premature UPD should be developed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Morbid risk for psychiatric disorder among the relatives of methamphetamine users with and without psychosis
    Chih Ken Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 136:87-91. 2005
    ..8, 95% CI: 1.0-8.0, P = 0.042). The greater his or her familial loading for schizophrenia, the more likely a MAMP user is to develop psychosis, and the longer that psychosis is likely to last...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence and the alcohol Stroop paradigm: evidence and issues
    Joanne Lusher
    Department of Psychology, London Metropolitan University, Calcutta House, Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:225-31. 2004
    ..Secondly, to shed light onto other factors that may influence the alcohol Stroop effect by considering variables including mood status in the analyses. Finally, to examine severity of dependence on Stroop performance...
  14. doi request reprint Assessing a landscape barrier using genetic simulation modelling: implications for raccoon rabies management
    Erin E Rees
    Natural Resources DNA Profiling and Forensic Centre, Trent University, DNA Building, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 86:107-23. 2008
    ..Including individual genetic markers in simulation modelling benefits investigations of disease spread and control...