Publications

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2015

Ray, L.A., Bujarski, S., & Roche D.J.O. (in press) Subjective Response to Alcohol as a Research Domain Criterion. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 40(1), 6-17.

Roche D.J.O., Ray L.A. (2015). Subjective response as a consideration in the pharmacogenetics of alcoholism treatment. Pharmacogenomics, 16(7), 721-36.

Bujarski, S., Hutchison, K.E., Prause, N., & Ray, L.A. (2015) Functional Significance of Subjective Response to Alcohol across Levels of Alcohol Exposure. Addiction Biology.

Owens, M., Ray, L.A., & MacKillop, J. (2015). Behavioral economic analysis of stress effects on acute motivation for alcohol. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 103(1), 77-86.

Bujarski, S., Hutchison, K.E., Roche, D.J.O. & Ray, L.A. (2015). Factor Structure of Subjective Responses to Alcohol in Light and Heavy Drinkers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 39(7), 1193-1202.

Roche D.J.O., Bujarski S, Hartwell E, Green R, & Ray L.A. (2015). Combined Varenicline and Naltrexone Treatment reduces Smoking Topography Intensity in Heavy-Drinking Smokers. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 134, 92-98.

Ray, L.A., Bujarski, S.E., Courtney, K.E., Moallem, N.R., Lunny, K., Roche, D.J.O., Leventhal, A.,Shoptaw, S., Heinzerling, K., London, E.D., & Miotto, K. (2015). The effects of naltrexone on subjective response to methamphetamine in a clinical sample: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, laboratory study. Neuropsychopharmacology.

Sheets, E.S., Bujarski, S., Leventhal, A., & Ray, L.A. (2015) Emotion Differentiation and Intensity during Acute Tobacco Abstinence: A Comparison of Heavy and Light Smokers. Addictive Behaviors. 47, 70-73.

Bujarski, S., Roche, D.J.O., Sheets, E.S., Krull, J.L., Guzman I., & Ray, L.A. (2015) Modeling naturalistic craving, withdrawal, and affect during early nicotine abstinence: a pilot EMA study. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 23(2) 81 - 89.

Allen, V. Myers, H.F., & Ray, L.A. (2015). The association between alcohol consumption and condom use: Considering correlates of HIV risk among Black men who have sex with men. AIDS & Behavior.

Bidwell, L.C., Knopik, V.S., Audrain-McGovern,J., Glynn, T.R., Spillane, N.S., Ray, L.A., Riggs, N.R., Guillot, C., Pang,R.D., & Leventhal, A.M. (2015). Novelty seeking as a phenotypic marker ofadolescent substance use. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, 9 Suppl 1, 1-10.


Ray, L.A. & Bujarski,S.E. (2015). Mechanisms of topiramate effects: Refining medications developmentfor alcoholism. Addiction Biology.

2014

Squeglia, L. M., Brammer, W. A., Ray, L. A., & Lee, S. S. (in press). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms predict alcohol expectancy development. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse.

Ray, L.A., Roche, D., Heinzerling, K., & Shoptaw, S. (2014). Opportunities for the development of neuroimmune therapies in addiction. International Review of Neurobiology.

Courtney, K. & Ray, L.A. (2014). Subjective response to alcohol in the lab predicts neural response to alcohol cues. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75(1), 124-35.

Bacio, G.A., Lunny, K.F., Webb, J.N., & Ray, L.A. (2014). Motivational interviewing for non-treatment seekers with alcohol dependence: An open label trial. American Journal on Addiction, 23(1), 96-101.

Bacio, G.A., Moore, A., Karno, M., & Ray, L.A. (2014). Determinants of problem drinking and depression among Latino day laborers. Substance Use & Misuse, 49(8), 1039-1048.

Miranda Jr., R., Monti, P.M., Ray, L.A., Treloar, H.R., Reynolds, E.K., Ramirez, J., Chun, T., Gwaltney, C.J., Justus, A., Tidey, J., Blanchard, A., & Magill, M. (2014). Characterizing subjective responses to alcohol among adolescent problem drinkers. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123(1), 117-29.

Ray, L.A., Bujarski, S., Squeglia, L.M., Ashenhurst, J.R., & Anton, R. (2014). Interactive effects of OPRM1 and DAT1 genetic variation on subjective responses to alcohol. Alcohol & Alcoholism, 49(3), 261-270.

DeMartini, K.S., Devine, E., DiClemente, C., Martin, D., Ray, L.A., & O’Malley, S.S. (2014). Predictors of pre-treatment commitment to abstinence: Results from the COMBINE Trial. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75(3), 438-446.

MacKillop, J., Amlung, M.T., Acker, J., Gray, J.C., Brown, C.L., Murphy, J.G., Ray, L.A., & Sweet, L.H. (2014). The neuroeconomics of alcohol demand: an initial investigation of the neural correlates of alcohol cost-benefit decision making in heavy drinking men. Neuropsychopharmacology, 39(8), 1988-1995.

Roche, D., Bujarski, S., Moallem, N., Guzman, I., Shapiro, J., & Ray, L.A. (2014). Predictors of smoking lapse in a human laboratory paradigm. Psychopharmacology, 231(14). 2889-2897.

Courtney, K., Ghahremani, D., London, E.D., & Ray, L.A. (2014). The association between cue reactivity in the precuneus and level of dependence on nicotine and alcohol. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 141, 21-26.

Bujarski, S. & Ray, L.A. (2014). Subjective response to alcohol and associated craving in heavy drinkers vs. alcohol dependents: An examination of Koob's allostatic model in humans. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 140, 161-167.

Ashenhurst, J.R., Bujarski, S., Jentsch, J.D., & Ray, L.A. (2014). Modeling behavioral reactivity to losses and rewards on the Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART): Moderation by alcohol problem severity. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology (Epub ahead of print).

Ray, L.A., Courtney, K., Ghahremani, D., Miotto, K., Brody, A., & London, E.D. (2014). Varenicline, low dose naltrexone, and their combination for heavy drinking smokers: Human laboratory findings. Psychopharmacology.

Ray, L.A., Courtney, K., Ghahremani, D., Miotto, K., Brody, A. & London, E.D. (2014). Varenicline, naltrexone, and their combination for heavy drinking smokers: Preliminary neuroimaging findings. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Bacio, G.A., Guzman, I.Y., Shapiro, J.R., & Ray, L.A. (2014). Differences in quit attempts between Black and White daily smokers: the role of smoking motives. Addictive Behaviors, 39, 1769-1772.

Bujarski, S., Roche, D., Lunny, K., Moallem, N.R., Courtney, K.E., Allen, V., Hartwell, E., Leventhal, A., Rohrbaugh, T., & Ray, L.A. (2014). The relationship between methamphetamine and alcohol use in a community sample of methamphetamine users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Courtney, K.E. & Ray, L.A. (2014). Methamphetamine: An update on epidemiology, pharmacology, clinical phenomenology, and treatment literature. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 143, 11-21.

Sujan, A. C., Humphreys, K. L., Ray, L. A., & Lee, S. S. (2014). Differential association of child abuse with self-reported versus laboratory-based impulsivity and risk-taking in young adulthood. Child Maltreatment. (Epub ahead of print).

Bujarski, S. & Ray, L.A. (2014). Negative affect is associated with alcohol, but not cigarette use in heavy drinking smokers. Addictive Behaviors, 39, 1723-1729.

2013
Miranda, R. Jr., Reynolds, E., Ray, L.A., Justus, A., Knopik, V.S., McGeary, J., & Meyerson, L.A. (2013). Preliminary evidence for a gene-environment interaction in predicting alcohol use disorders in adolescents. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37(2), 325-331

Ray, L.A., Bujarski, S., MacKillop, J., Courtney, K.E., Monti, P.M., & Miotto, K. (2013). Sensitivity to alcohol among alcohol dependent individuals: the effects of the mu opioid receptor (OPRM1) gene and alcoholism severity. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37(1), E116-E124

Bujarski, S., O’Malley, S., Lunny, K.N., & Ray, L.A. (2013). The effects of drinking goal on treatment outcome for alcoholism. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology(81)1, 13-22

Courtney, K.E., Ghahremani, D., & Ray, L.A. (2013). Fronto-striatal functional connectivity during response inhibition in alcohol dependence. Addiction Biology(18)3, 593-604

Ray, L.A., Lunny, K., Bujarski, S., Moallem, N., Krull, J.L., & Miotto, K. (2013). The effects of varenicline on stress-induced and cue-induced craving for cigarettes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 131(1-2), 136-142.

Courtney, K.E., Ashenhurst, J., Bacio, G., Moallem, N., Bujarski, S., Hartwell, E., & Ray, L.A. (2013). Subjective response to alcohol and alcohol craving: Validation of the Desires for Alcohol Questionnaire (DAQ) in the human lab. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74(5), 797-802.

Ray, L.A., Sehl, M., Bujarski, S., Hutchison, K.E., Blaine, S., & Enoch, M. (2013). The CRHR1 gene, trauma exposure, and alcoholism risk: A test of G × E effects. Genes, Brain & Behavior, 12(4), 361-9.

Hartwell, E. & Ray, L.A. (2013). Sex moderates stress reactivity in heavy drinkers. Addictive Behaviors, 38(11), 2643-6.

Moallem, N.R., Courtney, K.E., Bacio, G.A., & Ray, L.A. (2013). Modeling alcoholism severity: An integrative structural equation modeling approach. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 4:75.

Ray, L.A., Courtney, K., Hutchison, K.E., MacKillop, J., Galvan, A., & Ghahremani, D. (2013). Initial evidence that OPRM1 genotype moderates ventral and dorsal striatum functional connectivity during alcohol cues. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37 Suppl 1, E116-24.

Miranda Jr., R., Ray, L.A., Blanchard, A., Reynolds, E.K., Monti, P.M., Chun, T., Justus, A., Swift, R. M., Tidey, J., Gwaltney, C.J., & Ramirez, J. (2013). Effects of naltrexone on adolescent alcohol cue-reactivity and sensitivity: An initial randomized trial. Addiction Biology (Epub ahead of print).

2012
Heinzerling, K.G., McCracken, J.T., Swanson, A.N., Ray, L.A., Shoptaw, S.J. (2012). Preliminary investigation of COMT, BDNF, and OPRM1 polymorphisms as genetic markers of response to treatment for methamphetamine dependence. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 32(1):135-137.

Moallem, N. & Ray, L.A. (2012). The effects of quetiapine on response inhibition in alcohol dependent patients: a placebo-controlled pilot study. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 100(3):490-493.

Ray, L.A., Courtney, K.E., Bujarski, S., & Squeglia, L.M. (2012). Pharmacogenetics of alcoholism: a clinical neuroscience perspective. Pharmacogenomics, 13(2):129-132.

Ray, L.A., Bujarski, S., Chin, P.F., & Miotto, K. (2012). Pharmacogenetics of naltrexone in Asian Americans: A randomized placebo-controlled laboratory study. Neuropsychopharmacology, 37(2):445-455.

Ray, L. A., Barr, C.S., Blendy, J.A., Oslin, D., Goldman, D., & Anton, R.F. (2012). The role of the Asn40Asp polymorphism of the mu opioid receptor (OPRM1) gene on alcoholism etiology and treatment: a critical review. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 36(3):385-394.

Courtney, K.E., Arellano, R., Barkley-Levenson, E., Gálvan, A., Poldrack, R.A., MacKillop, J., Jentsch, J.D., & Ray, L.A. (2012). The relationship between measures of impulsivity and alcohol misuse: an integrative structural equation modeling approach. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 36(6): 923-31.

Leventhal, A.M., Ray, L.A., Rhee, S.H., & Unger, J.B. (2012). Genetic and environmental influences on the association between depressive symptom dimensions and smoking initiation among Chinese adolescent twins. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 14(5): 559-68.
MacKillop, J., Amlung, M., Wier, L., David, S., Ray, L.A., Bickell, W., & Sweet, L.H. (2012). The neuroeconomics of nicotine dependence: an fMRI study of delay discounting of monetary and cigarette rewards in smokers. Psychiatry Research, 202(1): 20-29.

Plebani, J., Ray, L.A., Morean, M.E., Corbin, W.R., MacKillop, J., Amlung, M., King, A.C. (2012). Laboratory paradigms in alcohol research: a critical review. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 36(6):972-83

Bujarski, S., MacKillop, J., & Ray, L.A. (2012). Understanding naltrexone mechanism of action and pharmacogenetics via behavioral economics: a preliminary study. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 20(3): 181-190.

Moallem, N. & Ray, L.A. (2012). Dimensions of impulsivity among heavy drinkers, smokers, and heavy drinking smokers: singular and combined effects. Addictive Behaviors, 37(7): 871-874.

Tartter, M. & Ray, L.A. (2012). A prospective study of laboratory-based stress and alcohol craving in heavy drinkers. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 101(4): 625-631.

Ray, L. A. (2012). Clinical neuroscience of addiction: Applications to psychological science and practice. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 19(2), 154-166.

Ashenhurst, J.R., Bujarski, S., & Ray, L.A. (2012). Delta and kappa opioid receptor polymorphisms influence the effects of naltrexone on subjective responses to alcohol. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 103(2), 253-259.

Bholat, M.A., Ray, L.A., Brensilver, M., Ling, K., & Shoptaw, S. (2012). Integration of behavioral medicine in primary care. Primary Care, 39(4), 605-614.

2011
Ray, L.A. (2011). Stress-induced and cue-induced craving for alcohol in heavy drinkers: Preliminary evidence of genetic moderation by the OPRM1 and CRH-BP Genes. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 35(1), 166-174.

Ray, L.A., Hart, E., Chin, P.F. (2011). Self-rating of the effects of alcohol (SRE): Predictive utility and reliability across interview and self-report administrations. Addictive Behaviors, 36(3), 241-3.

Ray, L.A., Hart, E., Chelminski, I., Young, D., & Zimmerman, M. (2011). Clinical correlates of desire for treatment for current alcohol dependence in patients with a primary psychiatric disorder. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 37(2), 105-110.

Ferriter, C. & Ray, L.A. (2011). Binge eating and binge drinking: an integrative review. Eating Behaviors, 12(2), 99-107.

MacKillop, J., Amlung, M. T., Few, L.R., Ray, L.A., Sweet, L.H., Munafo, M.R. (2011). Delayed reward discounting and addictive behavior: a meta-analysis. Psychopharmacology, 216(3), 305-21.

Hutchison, K.E. & Ray, L.A. (2011). New approaches to identifying rare genetic variants associated with nicotine dependence. Biological Psychiatry,70(6),500-1.

Ray, L.A., Chin, P.F., Heydari, A., & Miotto, K. (2011). A human laboratory study of the effects of quetiapine on subjective intoxication and alcohol craving. Psychopharmacology, 317(3), 341-351.

Tartter, M. & Ray, L.A. (2011). The serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and alcohol problems in heavy drinkers: moderation by depressive symptoms. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2:49.

Ashenhurst, J., Jentsch, J.D., & Ray, L.A. (2011). Risk-taking and alcohol use disorders symptomatology in a clinical sample. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 19(5):361-70.

2010
Miranda, R., Ray, L.A., Justus, A., Meyerson, L.A., Knopik, V.S., McGeary, J., & Monti, P.M. (2010). Initial evidence of an association between OPRM1 gene and adolescent alcohol misuse. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 34(1), 1-11.

MacKillop, J., Miranda, R., Jr., Monti, P. M., Ray, L. A., Murphy, J.G., Rohsenow, D. J., McGeary, J. E., Swift, R. M., Tidey, J. W., & Gwaltney, C. J. (2010) Alcohol demand, delayed reward discounting, and craving in relation to drinking and alcohol use disorders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119 (1), 106-114.

Ray, L.A., Miranda Jr., R., Tidey, J.W., McGeary, J.E., MacKillop, J., Gwaltney, C.J., Rohsenow, D.J., Swift, R.M., & Monti, P.M. (2010). Polymorphisms of the μ-opioid receptor and dopamine D4 receptor genes and subjective responses to alcohol in the natural environment. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119 (1), 115-125.

Ray, L.A., Chin, P.F., & Miotto, K. (2010). Naltrexone for the treatment of alcoholism: clinical findings, mechanisms of action, and pharmacogenetics. CNS & Neurological Disorders – Drug Targets, 9 (1), 13-22.

Ray, L.A., MacKillop, J., & Monti, P. (2010). Subjective responses to alcohol consumption as endophenotypes: advancing genetics into etiological and treatment models of alcoholism. Subst Use Misuse, 45(11), 1742-1765.

Ray, L.A., Hutchison, K.E., & Tartter, M. (2010). Application of human laboratory models to pharmacotherapy development for alcohol dependence. Curr Pharm Des, 16(19), 2149-2158.

Ray, L.A., Heydari, A., & Zorick, T. (2010). Quetiapine for the treatment of alcoholism: scientific rationale and review of the literature. Drug and Alcohol Review, 29(5), 568-575.

MacKillop, J., O’Hagen, S., Lisman, S.A., Murphy, J.G., Ray, L.A., McGeary, J.E., Tidey, J.W., & Monti, P.E. (2010). Behavioral economic analysis of cue-elicited craving for alcohol. Addiction, 105(9), 1599-607.

Ray, L.A., Hutchison, K.E., Ashenhurst, J., & Morrow, A.L. (2010). Naltrexone selectively elevates GABAergic neurosteroid levels in heavy drinkers with the Asp40 allele of the OPRM1 gene: a pilot investigation. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 34(8), 1479-1487.

Ray, L.A., Krull, J.L., Leggio, L. (2010). The effects of naltrexone among alcohol non-abstainers: Results from the COMBINE Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10:3389.

Leventhal, A., Brightman, M., Ameringer, K.J., Greenberg, J., Mickens, L., Ray, L.A., & Sussman, S. (2010). Anhedonia associates with stimulant use and dependence in a population-based sample of American adults. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 18(6), 562-569.

2009
Filbey, F., Ray, L.A., Smolen, A., Claus, E., Audette, A., & Hutchison, K.E. (2009). Differential neural response to alcohol priming and alcohol taste cues is associated with DRD4 VNTR and OPRM1 genotype. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 32(7), 1113-1123.

Ray, L.A., Bryan, A., MacKillop, J., McGeary, J., Hesterberg, K. & Hutchison, K.E. (2009). The Dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4) gene exon III polymorphism, problematic alcohol use, and novelty seeking: direct and mediated genetic effects. Addiction Biology, 14(2), 238-244.

MacKillop, J., Murphy, J.G., Tidey, J., Kahler, C., Ray, L.A., & Bickel, W. (2009). Latent structure of the facets of alcohol reinforcement from a behavioral economic demand curve. Psychopharmacology, 203(1), 33-40.

Ray, L.A., MacKillop, J., Leggio, L., Morgan, M., & Hutchison, K.E. (2009). Effects of naltrexone on cortisol levels in heavy drinkers. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 91, 489-494.

Leventhal, A.M., Kahler, C.W., Ray, L.A., & Zimmerman, M. (2009). Refining the depression-nicotine dependence link: patterns of depressive symptoms in psychiatric outpatients with current, past, and no history of nicotine dependence. Addictive Behaviors, 34(3), 297-303.

Ray, L.A., Miranda, R., Jr., MacKillop, J., McGeary, J. E., Tidey, J. W., Rohsenow, D. J., Gwaltney, C. J., Swift, R. M., & Monti, P. M. (2009). A preliminary pharmacogenetic investigation of adverse events from topiramate in heavy drinkers. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 17,122-9.

Ray, L.A., Hutchison, K.E., Leventhal, A., Miranda, R. Jr., Francione, C., Young, D., Chelminski, I., & Zimmerman, M. (2009). Diagnosing alcohol abuse in alcohol dependent individuals: diagnostic and clinical implications. Addictive Behaviors, 34, 587-92.
Magill, M., & Ray, L.A. (2009). Cognitive-behavioral treatment with adult alcohol and illicit drug users: a meta-analysis. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70, 516-27.

Ray, L.A., & Hutchison, K.E. (2009). Associations among GABRG1, level of response to alcohol, and drinking behaviors. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 33(8), 1382-90.

Leggio, L., Ray, L.A., Kenna, G., and Swift, R.M. (2009). Blood glucose level, alcohol heavy drinking, and alcohol craving during treatment for alcohol dependence: results from the Combined Pharmacotherapies and Behavioral Interventions for Alcohol Dependence (COMBINE) Study. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 33(9), 1539-44.

Leventhal, A.M., Waters, A.J., Kahler, C.W., Ray, L.A., & Sussman, S. (2009). Relations between anhedonia and smoking motivation. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 11(9), 1047-54.

Witkiewitz, K., Holmes, A., Ray, L.A., Murphy, J.G., Richardson, H.N., Chen, Y.-C., McDevitt-Murphy, M.E., Cruz, M.T., & Roberto, M. (2009). Young investigator award symposium. Alcohol, 43, 499-508.

Ray, L.A., MacKillop, J., Leventhal, A., & Hutchison, K.E. (2009) Catching the alcohol buzz: an examination of the latent factor structure of subjective intoxication. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 33(12), 2154-2161.

Ray, L.A., & Oslin, D.W. (2009). Naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol dependence among African Americans: Results from the COMBINE Study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 105(3), 256-258.

Ray, L.A., Capone, C., Sheets, E., Young, D., Chelminski, I., & Zimmerman, M. (2009). Posttraumatic stress disorder with and without alcohol use disorders: diagnostic and clinical correlates in a psychiatric sample. Psychiatry Research, 170 (2-3), 278-281.

2008
Miranda, R. Jr., Rohsenow, D.J., Monti, P.M., Tidey, J., & Ray, L.A. (2008). Effects of repeated days of smoking cue-exposure on urge to smoke and physiological reactivity. Addictive Behaviors, 33(2), 347-353.

Miranda, R. Jr., MacKillop J., Monti, P.M., Rohsenow, D.J., Tidey, J., Gwaltney, C., Swift, R., Ray, L.A., & McGeary, J.E. (2008). Effects of topiramate on urge to drink and the subjective effects of alcohol consumption. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 32(3), 489-497.

Leventhal, A.M., Kahler, C.W., Ray, L.A., Stone, K., & Zimmerman, M. (2008). Anhedonia and amotivation in psychiatric outpatients with fully remitted stimulant use disorder. American Journal on Addictions, 17(3), 218-223.

Ray, L.A., Miranda Jr., R., Young, D., Chelminski, I., & Zimmerman, M. (2008). Diagnostic orphans for alcohol use disorders in a treatment-seeking psychiatric sample. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 96(1-2), 187-191.

MacKillop, J., Murphy, J.G., Ray, L.A., Eisenberg, D.T.A., Lisman, S.A., Lum, J.K., & Wilson, D.S. (2008). Further validation of the cigarette purchase task for assessing the relative reinforcing efficacy of nicotine in college smokers. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 16(1), 57-65.

Ray, L.A., Kahler, C., Young, D., Chelminski, I., & Zimmerman, M. (2008). The factor structure and severity of DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence symptoms in psychiatric outpatients. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 69(4), 496-499.

Ray, L.A., Hutchison, K.E., MacKillop, J., Miranda, R. Jr., Audette, A., Swift, R., & Monti, P.M. (2008). Effects of naltrexone during the descending limb of the blood alcohol curve. American Journal on Addictions, 17(4), 257-264.

Haughey, H.M., Ray, L.A., Finan, P., Villanueva, R., Nicolescu, M., & Hutchison, K.E. (2008). The Human GABA_A Receptor alpha 2 Gene Moderates the Acute Effects of Alcohol and Brain mRNA Expression. Genes, Brain, and Behavior, 7(4), 447-454.

2007
Bryan, A., Ray, L.A., & Cooper, M.L. (2007). Alcohol use and protective sexual behaviors among high-risk adolescents: A prospective analysis. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 68(3), 327-335.

Ray, L.A., Meskew-Stacer, S., & Hutchison, K.E. (2007). The relationship between prospective self-rating of alcohol sensitivity and craving and experimental results from two alcohol challenge studies. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 68(3), 379-384.

Ray, L.A., Rhee, S.H., Stallings, M.S., Knopik, V., & Hutchison, K.E. (2007). Examining the heritability of a laboratory-based smoking endophenotype: Initial Results from an experimental twin study. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 10(4), 546-553.

Ray, L.A., Miranda, R. Jr., Kahler, C.M., Leventhal, A.M., Monti, P.M., Swift, R., & Hutchison, K.E. (2007). Pharmacological effects of naltrexone and intravenous alcohol on craving for cigarettes: A pilot study. Psychopharmacology, 193(4), 449-456.

Ray, L.A., & Hutchison, K.E. (2007). Effects of naltrexone on alcohol sensitivity and genetic moderators of medication response: A double-blind placebo-controlled study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 64(9), 1069-1077.

Ray, L.A., MacKillop, J., & Hutchison, K.E. (2007). Pharmacogenetics of the μ-opioid receptor and the treatment of addictions. Personalized Medicine, 4(2), 217-220.

2006
Hutchison, K.E., Ray, L.A., Sandman, E., Rutter, M.C., Peters, A., & Swift, R. (2006). The effect of olanzapine on craving and alcohol consumption. Neuropsychopharmacology, 31, 1310-1317.

Ray, L.A., McGeary, J., Marshall, E., & Hutchison, K.E. (2006). Risk factors for alcohol misuse: Examining heart rate response to alcohol, alcohol sensitivity, and personality constructs. Addictive Behaviors, 31(11), 1959-1973.

Ray, L.A., Hutchison, K.E., & Bryan, A. (2006). Psychosocial predictors of treatment outcome, dropout, and change processes in a pharmacological clinical trial for alcohol dependence. Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment, 5(4), 179-190.

2005

Hines, L., Ray, L.A., Hutchison, K.E., & Tabakoff, B. (2005). Alcoholism: The dissection for endophenotypes. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 7(3), 153-163.

2004
Ray, L.A., & Hutchison, K. E. (2004). A polymorphism of the mu-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) and sensitivity to the effects of alcohol in humans. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 1789-1795.

Fromme, K., de Witt, H., Hutchison, K.E., Ray, L.A., Corbin, W.R., Cook, T.A., & Wall, T.L. (2004). Biological and behavioral markers of alcohol sensitivity. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 28(2), 247-256.