Substance use and behavioural addictive disorders

Manning V, Garfield JBB, Staiger PK, Lubman DI, Lum JAG, Reynolds J, Hall K, Bonomo Y, Lloyd-Jones M, Wiers RW, Piercy H, Jacka D, Verdejo-Garcia A. Effect of Cognitive Bias Modification on Early Relapse Among Adults Undergoing Inpatient Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 Feb 1;78(2):133-140. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.3446.

Anderson AC, Youssef GJ, Robinson AH, Lubman DI, Verdejo-Garcia A. Cognitive boosting interventions for impulsivity in addiction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cognitive training, remediation and pharmacological enhancement. Addiction. 2021 Mar 10. doi: 10.1111/add.15469.

Robinson AH, Perales JC, Volpe I, Chong TT, Verdejo-Garcia A. Are methamphetamine users compulsive? Faulty reinforcement learning, not inflexibility, underlies decision making in people with methamphetamine use disorder. Addict Biol. 2021 Jan 3:e12999. doi: 10.1111/adb.12999.

Fitzpatrick RE, Rubenis AJ, Lubman DI, Verdejo-Garcia A (2020). Cognitive deficits in methamphetamine addiction: Independent contributions of dependence and intelligence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 209: 107891. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107891.

Potenza MN, Balodis IM, Derevensky J, Grant JE, Petry NM, Verdejo-Garcia A, Yip SW (2019). Gambling disorder. Nature Reviews Disease Primers 5(1): 51. doi:10.1038/s41572-019-0099-7.

Meshi D, Elizarova A, Bender A, Verdejo-Garcia A (2019). Excessive social media users demonstrate impaired decision making in the Iowa Gambling Task. Journal of Behavioral Addictions 8(1): 169-173. doi:10.1556/2006.7.2018.138.

Verdejo-García A, Alcázar-Córcoles MA, Albein-Urios N (2019). Neuropsychological Interventions for Decision-Making in Addiction: a Systematic Review. Neuropsychology Review 29(1): 79-92. doi: 10.1007/s11065-018-9384-6.

Rubenis AJ, Fitzpatrick RE, Lubman DI, Verdejo-Garcia A (2019). Working memory predicts methamphetamine hair concentration over the course of treatment: moderating effect of impulsivity and implications for dual-systems model. Addiction Biology 24(1): 145-153. doi: 10.1111/adb.12575.

Rubenis AJ, Fitzpatrick RE, Lubman DI, Verdejo-Garcia A (2018). Impulsivity predicts poorer improvement in quality of life during early treatment for people with methamphetamine dependence. Addiction 113(4): 668-676. doi: 10.1111/add.14058.

Celma-Merola J, Abella-Pons F, Mata F, Pedra-Pagés G, Verdejo-Garcia A (2018). Self-changing behaviour in smoking cessation linked to trait and cognitive impulsivity. Addiction 113(1): 107-112. doi: 10.1111/add.13942.

Verdejo-Garcia A (2017). Neuroclinical Assessment of Addiction Needs to Incorporate Decision-Making Measures and Ecological Validity. Biological Psychiatry 81(7): e53-e54. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2016.07.015.

Obesity and eating disorders

Martín-Pérez C, Contreras-Rodríguez O, Verdejo-Román J, Vilar-López R, González-Pérez R, Verdejo-García A (2020). Stressing diets? Amygdala networks, cumulative cortisol, and weight loss in adolescents with excess weight. International Journal of Obesity. doi:10.1038/s41366-020-0633-4.

Martín-Pérez C, Contreras-Rodríguez O, Vilar-López R, Verdejo-García A (2019). Hypothalamic Networks in Adolescents With Excess Weight: Stress-Related Connectivity and Associations With Emotional Eating. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 58(2): 211-220.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2018.06.039.

Kakoschke N, Lorenzetti V, Caeyenberghs K, Verdejo-García A (2019). Impulsivity and body fat accumulation are linked to cortical and subcortical brain volumes among adolescents and adults. Scientific Reports 9(1): 2580. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-38846-7.

Harding IH, Andrews ZB, Mata F, Orlandea S, Martínez-Zalacaín I, Soriano-Mas C, Stice E, Verdejo-Garcia A (2018). Brain substrates of unhealthy versus healthy food choices: influence of homeostatic status and body mass index. International Journal of Obesity 42(3): 448-454. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.237.

Kakoschke N, Hawker C, Castine B, de Courten B, Verdejo-Garcia A (2018). Smartphone-based cognitive bias modification training improves healthy food choice in obesity: A pilot study. European Eating Disorders Review 26(5): 526-532. doi:10.1002/erv.2622.

Contreras-Rodríguez O, Martín-Pérez C, Vilar-López R, Verdejo-Garcia A (2017). Ventral and Dorsal Striatum Networks in Obesity: Link to Food Craving and Weight Gain. Biological Psychiatry 81(9): 789-796. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.11.020.

Verdejo-Román J, Fornito A, Soriano-Mas C, Vilar-López R, Verdejo-García A (2017). Independent functional connectivity networks underpin food and monetary reward sensitivity in excess weight. Neuroimage 146: 293-300. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.11.011.

Moreno-Lopez L, Contreras-Rodriguez O, Soriano-Mas C, Stamatakis EA, Verdejo-Garcia A (2016). Disrupted functional connectivity in adolescent obesity. Neuroimage Clinical 12: 262-8. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2016.07.005.