Laura Acion

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic index: an intuitive non-parametric approach to measuring the size of treatment effects
    Laura Acion
    Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, IA, USA
    Stat Med 25:591-602. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Increased risk of alcohol and drug use among children from deployed military families
    Laura Acion
    Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Addiction 108:1418-25. 2013
  3. pmc Escitalopram and enhancement of cognitive recovery following stroke
    Ricardo E Jorge
    Department of Psychiatry, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1000, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:187-96. 2010
  4. pmc Escitalopram and problem-solving therapy for prevention of poststroke depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert G Robinson
    Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    JAMA 299:2391-400. 2008
  5. pmc White matter abnormalities in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury
    Ricardo E Jorge
    Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:1284-91. 2012
  6. pmc Variants of the dopamine D2 receptor gene and risperidone-induced hyperprolactinemia in children and adolescents
    Chadi A Calarge
    The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 19:373-82. 2009
  7. pmc Weight gain and metabolic abnormalities during extended risperidone treatment in children and adolescents
    Chadi A Calarge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:101-9. 2009
  8. pmc Leptin gene -2548G/A variants predict risperidone-associated weight gain in children and adolescents
    Chadi A Calarge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 19:320-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Age moderates the association of depressive symptoms and unhealthy alcohol use in the National Guard
    Ethan Sahker
    Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation, 100 MTP4, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52245 5000, USA Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Counseling Psychology Program, College of Education, University of Iowa, 361 Lindquist Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Addict Behav 63:102-6. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Treatment of vascular depression using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Ricardo E Jorge
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa, Room W278 General Hospital, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242 1000, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:268-76. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic index: an intuitive non-parametric approach to measuring the size of treatment effects
    Laura Acion
    Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, IA, USA
    Stat Med 25:591-602. 2006
    ..We propose P(X > Y) as an alternative index, summarize its correspondence with well-known non-parametric statistics, compare it to the standardized mean difference index, and illustrate with clinical data...
  2. doi request reprint Increased risk of alcohol and drug use among children from deployed military families
    Laura Acion
    Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Addiction 108:1418-25. 2013
    ..To examine the association between military deployment of a parent and use of alcohol and drugs among children of deployed military personnel...
  3. pmc Escitalopram and enhancement of cognitive recovery following stroke
    Ricardo E Jorge
    Department of Psychiatry, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1000, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:187-96. 2010
    ..Adjunctive restorative therapies administered during the first few months after stroke, the period with the greatest degree of spontaneous recovery, reduce the number of stroke patients with significant disability...
  4. pmc Escitalopram and problem-solving therapy for prevention of poststroke depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert G Robinson
    Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    JAMA 299:2391-400. 2008
    ..Poststroke depression has been shown in numerous studies to be associated with both impaired recovery in activities of daily living and increased mortality. Prevention of depression thus represents a potentially important goal...
  5. pmc White matter abnormalities in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury
    Ricardo E Jorge
    Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:1284-91. 2012
    ..The authors used DTI to examine white matter integrity in a relatively large group of veterans with a history of mild TBI...
  6. pmc Variants of the dopamine D2 receptor gene and risperidone-induced hyperprolactinemia in children and adolescents
    Chadi A Calarge
    The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 19:373-82. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between hyperprolactinemia and variants of the dopamine D2 receptor (DRD2) gene in children and adolescents in long-term treatment with risperidone...
  7. pmc Weight gain and metabolic abnormalities during extended risperidone treatment in children and adolescents
    Chadi A Calarge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:101-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of clinical and laboratory metabolic abnormalities during long-term risperidone treatment in children and adolescents...
  8. pmc Leptin gene -2548G/A variants predict risperidone-associated weight gain in children and adolescents
    Chadi A Calarge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 19:320-7. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between risperidone-induced weight gain, leptin concentration, and the leptin gene (LEP) -2548G/A variants in youths...
  9. doi request reprint Age moderates the association of depressive symptoms and unhealthy alcohol use in the National Guard
    Ethan Sahker
    Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation, 100 MTP4, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52245 5000, USA Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Counseling Psychology Program, College of Education, University of Iowa, 361 Lindquist Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Addict Behav 63:102-6. 2016
    ..Furthermore, previous research on the general military population finds similar percentages, providing support for SBIRT as an effective screening tool in the Guard. ..
  10. doi request reprint Treatment of vascular depression using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Ricardo E Jorge
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa, Room W278 General Hospital, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242 1000, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:268-76. 2008
    ..Preliminary data on poststroke depression suggest that repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) might also be effective among patients with VD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal volume and mood disorders after traumatic brain injury
    Ricardo E Jorge
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1000, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:332-8. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between hippocampal damage and mood disorders after TBI and the effect of hippocampal atrophy on the outcome of TBI patients...
  12. doi request reprint How reliable are county and regional health rankings?
    Stephan Arndt
    Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Prev Sci 14:497-502. 2013
    ..g., Teen Birth, Chlamydia, and Years of Potential Life Lost rates. While a few health rankings appear worthy of use for policy and in the identification of local problems, in general, they are not consistent across regions. ..
  13. doi request reprint Preliminary Investigation of Cerebral Blood Flow and Amyloid Burden in Veterans With and Without Combat-Related Traumatic Brain Injury
    Laura L Boles Ponto
    From the Depts of Radiology LLBP, YM, GLW, JJS and Psychiatry TMB K, JAK, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, and the Dept of Biostatistics, College of Public Health LA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA the Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center TMB K, Iowa City, IA Brain Image Analysis, LLC, Iowa City, IA RKP the Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation, Iowa City, IA LA and the Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX REJ
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 28:89-96. 2016
    ..Veterans who have suffered a TBI have significantly lower cerebral blood flow than non-TBI controls but did not manifest increased levels of amyloid, globally or regionally. ..
  14. doi request reprint National analysis of differences among substance abuse treatment outcomes: college student and nonstudent emerging adults
    Ethan Sahker
    a Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    J Am Coll Health 63:118-24. 2015
    ..To discover differences between student and nonstudent substance abuse treatment demographics, treatment characteristics, and outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint How the states stack up: disparities in substance abuse outpatient treatment completion rates for minorities
    Stephan Arndt
    Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation, 100 MTP4, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52245 5000, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:547-54. 2013
    ..This study was an exploratory investigation of state-level minority disparities in successfully completing outpatient treatment, a major objective for attending substance abuse treatment and a known process outcome measure...
  16. pmc Assessing community variation and randomness in public health indicators
    Stephan Arndt
    Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:3. 2011
    ..The use of objective indicators to determine need is attractive but assumes that selection of communities with the highest indicators reflects something other than random variability from sampling error...
  17. ncbi request reprint Older admissions to substance abuse treatment in 2001
    Stephan Arndt
    Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:385-92. 2005
    ..Given the expected growth in the number of elderly clients needing substance abuse treatment, the authors provide a description of admissions of patients age 55 years and over to facilities receiving some public funds...
  18. ncbi request reprint Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation as treatment of poststroke depression: a preliminary study
    Ricardo E Jorge
    Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Psychiatry Research 2 202 MEB, Iowa City, IA 52242 1000, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:398-405. 2004
    ..There are a proportion of patients with poststroke depression (PSD) who do not respond to antidepressants. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) might be a safe and effective alternative in these refractory cases...