Elizabeth Ralevski

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of personality disorders on alcohol-use outcomes in a pharmacotherapy trial for alcohol dependence and comorbid Axis I disorders
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Addict 16:443-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Quality of life in veterans with alcohol dependence and co-occurring mental illness
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, United States Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:386-91. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Preliminary findings on the interactive effects of IV ethanol and IV nicotine on human behavior and cognition: a laboratory study
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:596-606. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Gelatin "shots" as a new method for alcohol administration in a laboratory setting
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:473-9. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Analgesic effects of ethanol are influenced by family history of alcoholism and neuroticism
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1433-41. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Effects of acamprosate on cognition in a treatment study of patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders and comorbid alcohol dependence
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:499-505. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone and disulfiram in patients with alcohol dependence and current depression
    Ismene Petrakis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Campus, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:160-5. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Ethanol and pain sensitivity: effects in healthy subjects using an acute pain paradigm
    Albert C Perrino
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:952-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone and disulfiram in patients with alcohol dependence and comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder
    Ismene L Petrakis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:777-83. 2006
  10. pmc Effects of family history of alcohol dependence on the subjective response to alcohol using the intravenous alcohol clamp
    Karin Kerfoot
    NIAAA Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism and Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs, Alcohol Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System 116 A, West Haven, Connecticut Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:2011-8. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of personality disorders on alcohol-use outcomes in a pharmacotherapy trial for alcohol dependence and comorbid Axis I disorders
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Addict 16:443-9. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that naltrexone and disulfiram can be safely and effectively used with patients who have comorbid diagnoses of Axis I and Axis II disorders...
  2. doi request reprint Quality of life in veterans with alcohol dependence and co-occurring mental illness
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, United States Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:386-91. 2014
    ..Severity of psychiatric symptom was associated with worse quality of life. This study demonstrates the importance of addressing social functioning in veterans with dual diagnosis...
  3. doi request reprint Preliminary findings on the interactive effects of IV ethanol and IV nicotine on human behavior and cognition: a laboratory study
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:596-606. 2012
    ..The main objective of this study was to characterize the interactive effects of acute intravenous (IV) alcohol and nicotine administration on behavior and cognition in healthy nonsmokers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gelatin "shots" as a new method for alcohol administration in a laboratory setting
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:473-9. 2006
    ..We proceeded to test whether the two methods were comparable in terms of alcohol absorption, metabolism, and effects on mood and whether gelatin "shots" were better than the beverage in disguising alcohol in a blind, placebo comparison...
  5. doi request reprint Analgesic effects of ethanol are influenced by family history of alcoholism and neuroticism
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1433-41. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to consider the possible role of personality trait of neuroticism and family history of alcoholism on the experience of pain and their role in the analgesic response to an ethanol challenge...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of acamprosate on cognition in a treatment study of patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders and comorbid alcohol dependence
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:499-505. 2011
    ..The finding that acamprosate had no negative effects on cognition is clinically relevant and reinforces previous reports that acamprosate can be used safely for alcohol reduction in this group of patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone and disulfiram in patients with alcohol dependence and current depression
    Ismene Petrakis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Campus, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:160-5. 2007
    ..In particular, the effect of these medications on alcohol use outcomes and on specific psychiatric symptoms is still unknown in patients with the most common co-occurring disorder, major depression...
  8. doi request reprint Ethanol and pain sensitivity: effects in healthy subjects using an acute pain paradigm
    Albert C Perrino
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:952-8. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone and disulfiram in patients with alcohol dependence and comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder
    Ismene L Petrakis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:777-83. 2006
    ....
  10. pmc Effects of family history of alcohol dependence on the subjective response to alcohol using the intravenous alcohol clamp
    Karin Kerfoot
    NIAAA Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism and Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs, Alcohol Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System 116 A, West Haven, Connecticut Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:2011-8. 2013
    ....
  11. pmc Noradrenergic vs serotonergic antidepressant with or without naltrexone for veterans with PTSD and comorbid alcohol dependence
    Ismene L Petrakis
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:996-1004. 2012
    ..This study was registered with ClinicalTrials.gov, registration number NCT00338962 and URL: http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00338962?term=desipramine+AND+alcohol+dependence+AND+depression&recr=Closed&rank=1...
  12. pmc Effect of Intravenous Ethanol on Capsaicin-Induced Hyperalgesia in Human Subjects
    Caroline A Arout
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism and VA Alcohol Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 40:1425-9. 2016
    ..Specifically, we investigated the change in area of capsaicin-induced hyperalgesia following 3 interventions: intravenous EtOH at 2 targeted breath alcohol concentrations (BrAC), or placebo...
  13. pmc Treatment for comorbid borderline personality disorder and alcohol use disorders: a review of the evidence and future recommendations
    Mayumi O Gianoli
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20:333-44. 2012
    ..Although premature, these findings are encouraging especially for this population of patients for whom treatment options are very limited...
  14. pmc Psychotic spectrum disorders and alcohol abuse: a review of pharmacotherapeutic strategies and a report on the effectiveness of naltrexone and disulfiram
    Ismene L Petrakis
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, Mail Code 116A, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:644-54. 2006
    ..Pharmacotherapeutic strategies should take into account the advantages and disadvantages of each medication. Future directions of pharmacotherapeutic options are also discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Treatment With Acamprosate in Patients With Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders and Comorbid Alcohol Dependence
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    a Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Dual Diagn 7:64-73. 2011
    ..The aims of this study are to assess the efficacy of acamprosate when compared to placebo in reducing drinking and to examine its effects on schizophrenic symptoms...
  16. doi request reprint Prazosin for Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Comorbid Alcohol Dependence: A Clinical Trial
    Ismene L Petrakis
    Department of Psychiatry, VISN I Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 40:178-86. 2016
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Characteristics and drinking patterns of veterans with alcohol dependence with and without post-traumatic stress disorder
    Brian Fuehrlein
    VISN I Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, USA VA Connecticut Healthcare System, and Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 950 Campbell Ave, 116 A, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Addict Behav 39:374-8. 2014
    ..This study underscores the importance of screening for comorbidity in clinical treatment settings, and for collecting detailed drinking histories and assessing psychiatric symptoms across all domains of psychopathology. ..
  18. pmc Two-year prevalence and stability of individual DSM-IV criteria for schizotypal, borderline, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders: toward a hybrid model of axis II disorders
    Thomas H McGlashan
    Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorder Study, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:883-9. 2005
    ..This study tracked the individual criteria of four DSM-IV personality disorders-borderline, schizotypal, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders-and how they change over 2 years...
  19. pmc Relationships between impulsivity and subjective response in an IV ethanol paradigm
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, CMHC, Room S200, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT, 06519, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:2867-76. 2014
    ..Impulsivity and individual differences in subjective response to alcohol are risk factors for alcohol problems and possibly endophenotypes for alcohol dependence. Few prior studies have addressed relationships between the two constructs...
  20. pmc Pharmacogenetics of naltrexone and disulfiram in alcohol dependent, dually diagnosed veterans
    Albert J Arias
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut
    Am J Addict 23:288-93. 2014
    ..Disulfiram and naltrexone were evaluated in treatment of individuals with co-occurring alcohol dependence and other Axis I disorders (e.g., Major Depression). We explored pharmacogenetic interactions in genotyped subjects...
  21. doi request reprint Trauma- and Stress-Induced Response in Veterans with Alcohol Dependence and Comorbid Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    Elizabeth Ralevski
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 40:1752-60. 2016
    ..This is the first study to explore the effects of trauma-induced and stress-induced scripts on alcohol craving, affect, cardiovascular, and cortisol responses in the laboratory...
  22. doi request reprint Treatment of alcohol use disorder and co-occurring PTSD
    Mandrill Taylor
    a VISN I Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, West Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse . 2016
    ..The main objective of this review was to evaluate pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy studies that were specifically designed to evaluate the treatment of individuals with comorbid AUD and PTSD...
  23. pmc Ethyl glucuronide and ethyl sulfate assays in clinical trials, interpretation, and limitations: results of a dose ranging alcohol challenge study and 2 clinical trials
    Peter I Jatlow
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:2056-65. 2014
    ..Our goals are to better understand the impact of cutoff concentration on test interpretation, the need for measuring both metabolites, and how best to integrate test results with self-reports in clinical trials...