Penn Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

Faculty Members
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Anna Rose Childress, Ph.D.

Research Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Department of Psychiatry
PENN/VA Addiction Treatment Research Center
3900 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-222-3200
Fax: 215-386-6770
B.S. (Psychology)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1973.
M.A. (Psychology)
Bryn Mawr College, 1976.
Ph.D. (Psychology)
Bryn Mawr College, 1979.
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Selected Publications

Cornish, J.W; Herman, B.H.; Ehrman, R.N.; Robbins, S.J.; Childress, A.R.; Bead, V.; Esmonde, C. A.; Martz, K.; Poole, S.; Caruso, F. S; O'Brien, C.P. : A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled safety study of high-dose dextromethor-phan in methadone-maintained male inpatients. Drug & Alcohol Dependence 67(2): 177-183, 2002.

Brebner, K., Childress, A.R., and Roberts, D.C.S. : A potential role for GABA B agonists in the treatment of psychostimulant addiction. Journal on Alcohol and Alcoholism 37(5): 478-484, 2002.

Brody, A., Mandelkern, M.A., London, E.D., Childress, A.R., Bota, R.G., Ho, B.S., Less, G.S., Saxena, S., Baxter, L., Madsen, D., and Jarvik, M.E. : Brain metabolic changes in cigarette craving. Archives of General Psychiatry 59: 1162-1172, 2002.

Monterosso, J., Ehrman, R., Napier, K., O’Brien, C.P., and Childress, A.R. : Three decision-making tasks: do they measure the same construct? Addiction 96: 1825-1837, 2002.

Langleben, D., Schroeder, L., Gur, R., Maldjian, J., McDonald, S., O’Brien, C.P, and Childress, A.R.: Brain activity during simulated deception: an event-related functional magnetic resonance study. NeuroImage 15: 727-732, 2002.

Childress, A.R., Franklin, T., Listerud, J., Acton, P., and O’Brien, C.P. : Neuroimaging of cocaine craving states: Cessation, stimulant administration, and drug cue paradigms. Neuropsychopharmacology: Fifth Generation of Progress Page: 1575-1590, 2002.

Franklin, T.R., Acton, P., Maldjian, J., Gray, J.D., Croft, J.R., O’Brien, C.P., and Childress, A.R. : Decreased gray matter density in the insular, orbitofrontal, cingulate and temporal cortices of cocaine patients. Biological Psychiatry 51: 131-142, 2002.

Childress, A.R. and O’Brien, C.P. : Dopamine receptor partial agonists could address the duality of cocaine craving. Trends in Pharmacologic Sciences 21(1): 6-9, 2000.

Robbins, S.J., Ehrman, R.N., Childress, A.R., Cornish, J.W., O'Brien, C.P. : Mood state and recent cocaine use are not associated with levels of cocaine cue reactivity. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 59(1): 33-42, 2000.

Childress, A.R., Mozley, D., McElgin, W.T., Fitzgerald, J., Reivich, M. and O’Brien, C.P. : Limbic activation during cue-induced cocaine craving. American Journal of Psychiatry 156(1): 11-18, 1999.

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