Affiliation: King's College London
- Addiction science and its geneticsDavid 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...
- Ebrii gignunt ebrios--One drunkard begets another: the genetics of alcohol dependenceDavid 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...
- Association analysis of the DRD4 and COMT genes in methamphetamine abuseTao 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...
- Substance use and genetics: findings, future directions and research horizons. IntroductionDavid Ball
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
Addiction 103:349. 2008
- Dopamine transporter polymorphisms are associated with short-term response to smoking cessation treatmentColin 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...
- Association of the serotonin transporter gene, neuroticism and smoking behavioursColin 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...
- Genome-wide linkage analysis of a composite index of neuroticism and mood-related scales in extreme selected sibshipsMatthew 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...
- Meta-analysis of the association of the Taq1A polymorphism with the risk of alcohol dependency: a HuGE gene-disease association reviewLesley 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...
- Genetic approaches to alcohol dependenceDavid Ball
Br J Psychiatry 185:449-51. 2004
- Psychiatric comorbidity and gender differences of persons incarcerated for methamphetamine abuse in TaiwanShih 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...
- Unplanned versus planned discharges from in-patient alcohol detoxification: retrospective analysis of 470 first-episode admissionsJose 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...
- Morbid risk for psychiatric disorder among the relatives of methamphetamine users with and without psychosisChih 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...
- Alcohol dependence and the alcohol Stroop paradigm: evidence and issuesJoanne 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...
- Assessing a landscape barrier using genetic simulation modelling: implications for raccoon rabies managementErin 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...