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Grant Number: 5P50CA084719-04 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Abrams, David
Organization: Miriam Hospital
Project Title: Nicotine Dependence: Risk & Recovery Over Generations
Fiscal Year: 2002
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Abstract

DESCRIPTION: (Applicant's Description) The overall aim of this TTURC is to identify familial, early childhood and lifetime psychiatric factors that determine: trajectories of progression from smoking initiation to dependence; lifetime smoking patterns; the natural course of cessation; and response to treatment. Our proposed program of research combines a treatment/prevention imperative, a genetic epidemiologic approach, and a lifespan developmental perspective, sharing common scientific resources, to advance research on human nicotine dependence from basic mechanisms to applied interventions. We will use a synergistic combination of a community-based sample, prospective design, and a multigenerational family study to examine the major pathways to nicotine dependence, and to develop and validate a lifespan taxonomy of tobacco use and nicotine dependence phenotypes. The major goal is to identify modifiable risk factors that can serve as targets for prevention and that may be harnessed to enhance smoking prevention and cessation treatment success. We recognize that many such modifiable risk factors may act in concert with or against a substrate of genetic risks, and reason that a combined environmental and genetic/familial strategy is required both to clearly identify salient environmental agents and to prepare for studies of susceptibility genes. To this end, we propose to: l) To integrate multiple disciplinary perspectives and research methods front basic science to applications including (a) longitudinal natural history research (developmental epidemiology); (b) familial aggregation methods (genetic epidemiology); (c) human laboratory studies; and (d) intervention trials; (2) To adopt this lifespan and transgenerational genetic epidemiological approach to help understand risk factors for and causal pathways of: (a) progression of nicotine dependence among youth; (b) patterns of adult smoking; (c) the natural course of smoking cessation; and (d) response to treatment; (3) To document the potential utility and cost-effectiveness of a sustained "care management" approach to treating smokers that addresses smokers' risk profiles (from relatively uncomplicated to multiple comorbidities) with a range of treatment options that vary along dimensions of intensity and modality of intervention; (4) To collect and preserve DNA with the anticipation that, after refining phenotypic definitions, characterizing candidate genes (in other samples), and identifying the most heritable forms of smoking behavior, we may inform and conduct an efficient and productive strategy to identify susceptibility genes for nicotine dependence.

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Publications

Prenatal glucocorticoids and maternal smoking during pregnancy independently program adult nicotine dependence in daughters: a 40-year prospective study.
Authors: Stroud LR, Papandonatos GD, Shenassa E, Rodriguez D, Niaura R, LeWinn KZ, Lipsitt LP, Buka SL
Source: Biol Psychiatry, 2014 Jan 1;75(1), p. 47-55.
EPub date: 2013 Sep 10.
PMID: 24034414
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Direct and moderating links of salivary alpha-amylase and cortisol stress-reactivity to youth behavioral and emotional adjustment.
Authors: Allwood MA, Handwerger K, Kivlighan KT, Granger DA, Stroud LR
Source: Biol Psychol, 2011 Sep;88(1), p. 57-64.
EPub date: 2011 Jul 21.
PMID: 21771636
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Dopamine D4 receptor gene variation moderates the efficacy of bupropion for smoking cessation.
Authors: Leventhal AM, David SP, Brightman M, Strong D, McGeary JE, Brown RA, Lloyd-Richardson EE, Munaf˛ M, Uhl GR, Niaura R
Source: Pharmacogenomics J, 2012 Feb;12(1), p. 86-92.
EPub date: 2010 Jul 27.
PMID: 20661272
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Quitting smoking and change in alcohol consumption in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey.
Authors: Kahler CW, Borland R, Hyland A, McKee SA, O'Connor RJ, Fong GT, Cummings KM
Source: Drug Alcohol Depend, 2010 Jul 1;110(1-2), p. 101-7.
EPub date: 2010 Mar 15.
PMID: 20227840
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Relationships of personality and psychiatric disorders to multiple domains of smoking motives and dependence in middle-aged adults.
Authors: Kahler CW, Leventhal AM, Daughters SB, Clark MA, Colby SM, Ramsey SE, Boergers J, Abrams DB, Niaura R, Buka SL
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2010 Apr;12(4), p. 381-9.
EPub date: 2010 Feb 18.
PMID: 20167635
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Sex differences in TTC12/ANKK1 haplotype associations with daily tobacco smoking in Black and White Americans.
Authors: David SP, Mezuk B, Zandi PP, Strong D, Anthony JC, Niaura R, Uhl GR, Eaton WW
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2010 Mar;12(3), p. 251-62.
EPub date: 2010 Feb 4.
PMID: 20133381
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Predictors of abstinence and changes in psychiatric symptoms in a pooled sample of smokers with schizophrenia receiving combination pharmacotherapy and behavioral therapy for smoking cessation.
Authors: Weinberger AH, Hitsman B, Papandonatos GD, Sacco KA, Vessicchio JC, George TP
Source: J Clin Psychopharmacol, 2009 Dec;29(6), p. 601-3.
PMID: 19910728
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Personality, psychiatric disorders, and smoking in middle-aged adults.
Authors: Kahler CW, Daughters SB, Leventhal AM, Rogers ML, Clark MA, Colby SM, Boergers J, Ramsey SE, Abrams DB, Niaura R, Buka SL
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2009 Jul;11(7), p. 833-41.
EPub date: 2009 May 26.
PMID: 19470795
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Elevated maternal cortisol levels during pregnancy are associated with reduced childhood IQ.
Authors: LeWinn KZ, Stroud LR, Molnar BE, Ware JH, Koenen KC, Buka SL
Source: Int J Epidemiol, 2009 Dec;38(6), p. 1700-10.
EPub date: 2009 May 7.
PMID: 19423658
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and neonatal behavior: a large-scale community study.
Authors: Stroud LR, Paster RL, Goodwin MS, Shenassa E, Buka S, Niaura R, Rosenblith JF, Lipsitt LP
Source: Pediatrics, 2009 May;123(5), p. e842-8.
PMID: 19403478
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Stress response and the adolescent transition: performance versus peer rejection stressors.
Authors: Stroud LR, Foster E, Papandonatos GD, Handwerger K, Granger DA, Kivlighan KT, Niaura R
Source: Dev Psychopathol, 2009 Winter;21(1), p. 47-68.
PMID: 19144222
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Alcohol consumption and quitting smoking in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey.
Authors: Kahler CW, Borland R, Hyland A, McKee SA, Thompson ME, Cummings KM
Source: Drug Alcohol Depend, 2009 Mar 1;100(3), p. 214-20.
EPub date: 2008 Dec 3.
PMID: 19056188
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Molecular genetics of addiction and related heritable phenotypes: genome-wide association approaches identify "connectivity constellation" and drug target genes with pleiotropic effects.
Authors: Uhl GR, Drgon T, Johnson C, Li CY, Contoreggi C, Hess J, Naiman D, Liu QR
Source: Ann N Y Acad Sci, 2008 Oct;1141, p. 318-81.
PMID: 18991966
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Linking measures of adolescent nicotine dependence to a common latent continuum.
Authors: Strong DR, Kahler CW, Colby SM, Griesler PC, Kandel D
Source: Drug Alcohol Depend, 2009 Jan 1;99(1-3), p. 296-308.
EPub date: 2008 Oct 19.
PMID: 18938047
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A twin study of smoking, nicotine dependence, and major depression in men.
Authors: Lyons M, Hitsman B, Xian H, Panizzon MS, Jerskey BA, Santangelo S, Grant MD, Rende R, Eisen S, Eaves L, Tsuang MT
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2008 Jan;10(1), p. 97-108.
PMID: 18188750
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Pharmacogenetic clinical trial of sustained-release bupropion for smoking cessation.
Authors: David SP, Brown RA, Papandonatos GD, Kahler CW, Lloyd-Richardson EE, Munaf˛ MR, Shields PG, Lerman C, Strong D, McCaffery J, Niaura R
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2007 Aug;9(8), p. 821-33.
PMID: 17654295
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Long-term stability of maternal prenatal steroid hormones from the National Collaborative Perinatal Project: still valid after all these years.
Authors: Stroud LR, Solomon C, Shenassa E, Papandonatos G, Niaura R, Lipsitt LP, Lewinn K, Buka SL
Source: Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2007 Feb;32(2), p. 140-50.
EPub date: 2007 Jan 31.
PMID: 17270355
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Specificity of familial vulnerability for alcoholism versus major depression in men.
Authors: Lyons MJ, Schultz M, Neale M, Brady K, Eisen S, Toomey R, Rhein A, Faraone S, Tsuang M
Source: J Nerv Ment Dis, 2006 Nov;194(11), p. 809-17.
PMID: 17102704
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Links between physical fitness and cardiovascular reactivity and recovery to psychological stressors: A meta-analysis.
Authors: Forcier K, Stroud LR, Papandonatos GD, Hitsman B, Reiches M, Krishnamoorthy J, Niaura R
Source: Health Psychol, 2006 Nov;25(6), p. 723-39.
PMID: 17100501
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Elevated positive mood: a mixed blessing for abstinence.
Authors: Doran N, Spring B, Borrelli B, McChargue D, Hitsman B, Niaura R, Hedeker D
Source: Psychol Addict Behav, 2006 Mar;20(1), p. 36-43.
PMID: 16536663
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Sibling effects on substance use in adolescence: social contagion and genetic relatedness.
Authors: Rende R, Slomkowski C, Lloyd-Richardson E, Niaura R
Source: J Fam Psychol, 2005 Dec;19(4), p. 611-8.
PMID: 16402876
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Associations between sleep and cortisol responses to stress in children and adolescents: a pilot study.
Authors: Capaldi Ii VF, Handwerger K, Richardson E, Stroud LR
Source: Behav Sleep Med, 2005;3(4), p. 177-92.
PMID: 16190809
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Home health care nurses as a new channel for smoking cessation treatment: outcomes from project CARES (Community-nurse Assisted Research and Education on Smoking).
Authors: Borrelli B, Novak S, Hecht J, Emmons K, Papandonatos G, Abrams D
Source: Prev Med, 2005 Nov-Dec;41(5-6), p. 815-21.
EPub date: 2005 Sep 22.
PMID: 16182355
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Recurrent event analysis of lapse and recovery in a smoking cessation clinical trial using bupropion.
Authors: Wileyto EP, Patterson F, Niaura R, Epstein LH, Brown RA, Audrain-McGovern J, Hawk LW Jr, Lerman C
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2005 Apr;7(2), p. 257-68.
PMID: 16036283
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Initial evaluation of a real-world Internet smoking cessation system.
Authors: Cobb NK, Graham AL, Bock BC, Papandonatos G, Abrams DB
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2005 Apr;7(2), p. 207-16.
PMID: 16036277
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Reducing the cancer burden of lifestyle factors: opportunities and challenges of the Internet.
Authors: Graham AL, Abrams DB
Source: J Med Internet Res, 2005 Jul 1;7(3), p. e26.
EPub date: 2005 Jul 1.
PMID: 15998617
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Smoking cessation treatment: pharmacogenetic assessment.
Authors: Munaf˛ MR, Lerman C, Niaura R, Shields AE, Swan GE
Source: Curr Opin Mol Ther, 2005 Jun;7(3), p. 202-8.
PMID: 15977416
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Validation of the timeline follow-back in the assessment of adolescent smoking.
Authors: Lewis-Esquerre JM, Colby SM, Tevyaw TO, Eaton CA, Kahler CW, Monti PM
Source: Drug Alcohol Depend, 2005 Jul;79(1), p. 33-43.
PMID: 15943942
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Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on negative symptoms and smoking topography in nicotine-dependent schizophrenics and nonpsychiatric controls.
Authors: Hitsman B, Spring B, Wolf W, Pingitore R, Crayton JW, Hedeker D
Source: Neuropsychopharmacology, 2005 Mar;30(3), p. 640-8.
PMID: 15647750
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Adolescent alcohol misuse: methodological issues for enhancing treatment research.
Authors: Colby SM, Lee CS, Lewis-Esquerre J, Esposito-Smythers C, Monti PM
Source: Addiction, 2004 Nov;99 Suppl 2, p. 47-62.
PMID: 15488105
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Pharmacogenetics.
Authors: David SP
Source: Prim Care, 2004 Sep;31(3), p. 543-59, ix.
PMID: 15331247
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Smoking prevention: implications of study design, research setting, and goals.
Authors: Shenassa E, Daskalakis C
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 2004 Apr;6(2), p. 321-5.
PMID: 15203806
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Experimenter-defined quit dates for smoking cessation: adherence improves outcomes for women but not for men.
Authors: Borrelli B, Papandonatos G, Spring B, Hitsman B, Niaura R
Source: Addiction, 2004 Mar;99(3), p. 378-85.
PMID: 14982551
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Influence of fluoxetine on positive and negative affect in a clinic-based smoking cessation trial.
Authors: Cook JW, Spring B, McChargue DE, Borrelli B, Hitsman B, Niaura R, Keuthen NJ, Kristeller J
Source: Psychopharmacology (Berl), 2004 Apr;173(1-2), p. 153-9.
EPub date: 2004 Jan 15.
PMID: 14727000
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History of depression and smoking cessation outcome: a meta-analysis.
Authors: Hitsman B, Borrelli B, McChargue DE, Spring B, Niaura R
Source: J Consult Clin Psychol, 2003 Aug;71(4), p. 657-63.
PMID: 12924670
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Depressive symptoms and readiness to quit smoking among cigarette smokers in outpatient alcohol treatment.
Authors: Hitsman B, Abrams DB, Shadel WG, Niaura R, Borrelli B, Emmons KM, Brown RA, Swift RM, Monti PM, Rohsenow DJ, Colby SM
Source: Psychol Addict Behav, 2002 Sep;16(3), p. 264-8.
PMID: 12236463
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Multicenter trial of fluoxetine as an adjunct to behavioral smoking cessation treatment.
Authors: Niaura R, Spring B, Borrelli B, Hedeker D, Goldstein MG, Keuthen N, DePue J, Kristeller J, Ockene J, Prochazka A, Chiles JA, Abrams DB
Source: J Consult Clin Psychol, 2002 Aug;70(4), p. 887-96.
PMID: 12182272
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Nicotine addiction: paradigms for research in the 21st century.
Authors: Abrams DB
Source: Nicotine Tob Res, 1999;1 Suppl 2, p. S211-5.
PMID: 11768182
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Association between psychiatric disorders and the progression of tobacco use behaviors.
Authors: Dierker LC, Avenevoli S, Merikangas KR, Flaherty BP, Stolar M
Source: J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2001 Oct;40(10), p. 1159-67.
PMID: 11589528
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