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Dr. Bickel's Publications

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Snider SE, Deshpande HU, Lisinski JM, Koffarnus MN, LaConte SM, Bickel WK. (2018). Working memory training improves alcohol users’ episodic future thinking: a rate dependent analysis. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 3(2): 160-7.

Koffarnus MN, Deshpande HU, Lisinski JM, Eklund A, Bickel WK, LaConte SM. (2017). An adaptive, individualized fMRI delay discounting procedure to increase flexibility and optimize scanner time. Neuroimage 161: 56-66.

Koffarnus MK, Johnson MW, Thompson-Lake DGY, Wesley MJ, Lohrenz T, Montague PR, Bickel WK. (2016). Cocaine-Dependent Adults and Recreational Cocaine Users Are More Likely Than Controls to Choose Immediate Unsafe Sex Over Delayed Safer Sex. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology 24(4): 297-304. doi: 10.1037/pha0000080.

Bickel WK, Moody L, Snider SE, Mellis AM, Stein JS, Quisenberry AJ. (2016). The behavioral economics of tobacco products: Innovations in laboratory methods to inform regulatory science. In: Hanoch Y, Rice T, Barnes A (Ed.), Behavioral Economics and Health Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research.

Bickel WK, Quisenberry AJ, Snider SE. (2016). Does impulsivity change rate dependently following stimulant administration? A translational selective review and re-analysis. Psychopharmacology 233(1): 1-18.

Wilson AG, Franck CT, Mueller ET, Landes RD, Kowal BP, Yi R, Bickel WK. (2015). AddictiveBehaviors.

Worley M, Shoptaw SJ, Bickel WK, Ling W. (2015). Using behavioral economics to predict opioid use during prescription opioid dependence treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 148: 62-8.

Wesley MJ, Lohrenz T, Koffarnus MN, McClure SM, De La Garza R 2nd, Salas R, Thompson-Lake DG, Newton TF, Bickel WK, Montague PR. (2014). Choosing Money over Drugs: The Neural Underpinnings of Difficult Choice in Chronic Cocaine Users. Journal of Addiction 2014: 189853. doi: 10.1155/2014/189853.

Sheffer CE, Christensen DR, Landes R, Carter LP, Jackson L, Bickel WK. (2014). Delay discounting rates: A strong prognostic indicator of smoking relapse. Addictive Behaviors.

Koffarnus MN, Bickel WK. (2014). A 5-Trial Adjusting delay discounting task: accurate discount rates in less than one minute. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology 22(3): 222-8.

Bickel WK, Moody L, Quisenberry AJ, Ramey CT, Sheffer CE. (2014). A competing neurobehavioral decision systems model of SES-related health and behavioral disparities. Preventative Medicine 68: 37-43.

McClure SM, Bickel WK. (2014). A dual systems perspective on addiction: Contributions from neuroimaging and cognitive training. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Bickel WK, Wesley MJ, Shin J, Koffarnus MN, Lohrenz T, Montague PR. (2014). Neural correlates of cross-commodity discounting in cocaine users and controls. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences.

Opitz A, Legon W, Rowlands A, Bickel WK, Paulus W, Tyler WJ. (2013). Physiological observations validate finite element models for estimating subject-specific electric field distributions induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human motor cortex. Neuroimage 81: 253-64.

Oliveto A, Mancino M, Sanders N, Cargile C, Guise JB, Bickel W, Gentry WB. (2013). Effects of prototypic calcium channel blockers in methadone-maintained humans responding under a naloxone discrimination procedure. Eur J Pharmacol 715(1): 424-35.

Sheffer CE, Mennemeier MS, Landes RD, Dornhoffer J, Kimbrell T, Bickel WK, Brackman S, Chelette KC, Brown G, Vuong M. (2013). Focal electrical stimulation as an effective sham control for active rTMS and biofeedback treatments. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 38(3): 171-6.

Sheffer CE, Mennemeier M, Landes RD, Bickel WK, Brackman S, Dornhoffer J, Kimbrell T, Brown G. (2013). Neuromodulation of delay discounting, the reflection effect, and cigarette consumption. J Subst Abuse Treat 45(2): 206-14.

Jarmolowicz DP, Bickel WK, Gatchalian KM. (2013). Alcohol-dependent individuals discount sex at higher rates than controls. Drug Alcohol Depend 131(3): 320-3.

Sanders NC, Mancino MJ, Gentry WB, Guise JB, Bickel WK, Thostenson J, Oliveto AH. (2013). Randomized, placebo-controlled pilot trial of gabapentin during an outpatient, buprenorphine-assisted detoxification procedure. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 21(4): 294-302.

Bickel WK, Koffarnus MN, Moody L, Wilson AG. (2013). The behavioral- and neuro-economic process of temporal discounting: A candidate behavioral marker of addiction. Neuropharmacology.

Stanger C, Budney AJ, Bickel WK. (2013). A developmental perspective on neuroeconomic mechanisms of contingency management. Psychol Addict Behav 27(2): 403-15.

Somoza EC, Winship D, Gorodetzky CW, Lewis D, Ciraulo DA, Galloway GP, Segal SD, Sheehan M, Roache JD, Bickel WK, Jasinski D, Watson DW, Miller SR, Somoza P, Winhusen T. (2013). A multisite, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of vigabatrin for treating cocaine dependence. JAMA Psychiatry 70(6): 630-7.

Upadhyaya HP, Desaiah D, Schuh KJ, Bymaster FP, Kallman MJ, Clarke DO, Durell TM, Trzepacz PT, Calligaro DO, Nisenbaum ES, Emmerson PJ, Schuh LM, Bickel WK, Allen AJ. (2013). A review of the abuse potential assessment of atomoxetine: A nonstimulant medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 226(2): 189-200.

Jarmolowicz DP, Mueller ET, Koffarnus MN, Carter AE, Gatchalian KM, Bickel WK. (2013). Executive dysfunction in addiction. In: MacKillop J, de Wit H (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Addiction Psychopharmacology. (pp. 27-62):Wiley-Blackwell.

Bickel WK, Mueller ET, MacKillop J, Yi R. (2013). Behavioral economics and neuro-economic perspectives on addiction. In: Oxford handbook of substance use disorders. New York, New York: Oxford University Press.

Koffarnus MN, Jarmolowicz DP, Mueller ET, Bickel WK. (2013). Changing delay discounting in the light of the competing neurobehavioral decision systems theory: A review. J Exp Anal Behav 99(1): 32-57.

Jarmolowicz DP, Reed DD, Bickel WK. (2013). Neuropsychological aspects of substance use disorders: Evidence-based perspectives. In: Allen DN (Ed.), Neuropsychological aspects of substance use disorders: Evidence-based perspectives. Oxford University Press.

Wesley MJ, Bickel WK. (2013). Remember the future II: Meta-analyses and functional overlap of working memory and delay discounting. Biological Psychiatry: in press.

Bickel WK, Marsch LA, Budney AJ. (2013). Technology-delivered treatments for substance use disorders: Current status and future directions. In: Miller PM (Ed.), Interventions for Addiction: Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders. (pp. 275-86):Academic Press.

Bickel WK. (2013). The market annexation of morals, or the limits and potential of economic thought? Book review of What money can’t buy: The moral limits of markets. PsycCRITIQUES 58(10).

Bickel WK, Mueller ET, Jarmolowicz DP. (2013). What is addiction? In: McCrady B, Epstein E (Ed.), Addictions: A Comprehensive Guidebook, Second Edition. Oxford University Press.

Bickel WK, Jarmolowicz DP, Mueller ET, Franck CT, Carrin C, Gatchalian KM. (2012). Altruism in time: Social temporal discounting differentiates smokers from problem drinkers. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 224(1): 109-20.

Jarmolowicz DP, Bickel WK, Carter AE, Franck CT, Mueller ET. (2012). Using crowdsourcing to examine relations between delay and probability discounting. Behav Processes 91(3): 308-12.

Landes RD, Christensen DR, Bickel WK. (2012). Delay discounting decreases in those completing treatment for opioid dependence. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20(4): 302-9.

Bickel WK, Jarmolowicz DP, Mueller ET, Gatchalian KM, McClure SM. (2012). Are executive function and impulsivity antipodes? A conceptual reconstruction with special reference to addiction. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 221(3): 361-87.

Stanger C, Ryan SR, Fu H, Landes RD, Jones BA, Bickel WK, Budney AJ. (2012). Delay discounting predicts adolescent substance abuse treatment outcome. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 20(3): 205-12.

Bickel WK, Jarmolowicz DP, Mueller ET, Koffarnus MN, Gatchalian KM. (2012). Excessive discounting of delayed reinforcers as a trans-disease process contributing to addiction and other disease-related vulnerabilities: Emerging evidence. Pharmacol Ther 134(3): 287-97.

Kurth-Nelson Z, Bickel W, Redish AD. (2012). A theoretical account of cognitive effects in delay discounting. Eur J Neurosci 35(7): 1052-64.

Sheffer C, Mackillop J, McGeary J, Landes R, Carter L, Yi R, Jones B, Christensen D, Stitzer M, Jackson L, Bickel W. (2012). Delay discounting, locus of control, and cognitive impulsiveness independently predict tobacco dependence treatment outcomes in a highly dependent, lower socioeconomic group of smokers. Am J Addict 21(3): 221-32.

MacKillop J, Amlung MT, Wier LM, David SP, Ray LA, Bickel WK, Sweet LH. (2012). The neuroeconomics of nicotine dependence: A preliminary functional magnetic resonance imaging study of delay discounting of monetary and cigarette rewards in smokers. Psychiatry Res 202(1): 20-9.

Bickel WK, Jarmolowicz DP, MacKillop J, Epstein LH, Carr K, Mueller ET, Waltz TJ. (2012). The behavioral economics of reinforcement pathologies: Novel approaches to addictive disorders. In: Shaffer HJ (Ed.), APA Addiction Syndrome Handbook. (pp. 333-63):

Bickel WK. (2012). The emerging new science of psychopathology: Commentary on El-Guebaly et al: Compulsive features in behavioral addictions: The case of pathological gambling. Addiction 107(10): 1738-9.

Mueller ET, Carter LP, Bickel WK. (2012). Toward a computationally unified behavioral-economics model of addiction. In: Gutkin B, Ahmed S (Ed.), Computational neuroscience of drug addiction. (pp. 285-312):Springer.

Charlton SR, Yi R, Porter C, Carter AE, Bickel WK, Rachlin H. (2011). Now for me, later for us? Effects of group context on temporal discounting. J Behav Dec Mak 26(2): 118-27.

Radu PT, Yi R, Bickel WK, Gross JJ, McClure SM. (2011). A mechanism for reducing delay discounting by altering temporal attention. J Exp Anal Behav 96(3): 363-85.

Bickel, W.K., Jarmolowicz, D.P., Mueller, E.T. & Gatchalian, K.M. (2011). The Behavioral Economics and Neuroeconomics of Reinforcer Pathologies: Implications for Etiology and Treatment of Addiction. Current Psychiatry Reports 13(5): 406-415.

Budney AJ, Fearer S, Walker DD, Stanger C, Thostenson J, Grabinski M, Bickel WK. (2011). An initial trial of a computerized behavioral intervention for cannabis use disorder. Drug Alcohol Depend 115: 74-9.

Bickel WK, Landes RD, Christensen DR, Jackson L, Jones BA, Kurth-Nelson Z, Redish AD. (2011). Single- and cross-commodity discounting among cocaine addicts: The commodity and its temporal location determine discounting rate. Psychopharmacology.

Bickel WK. (2011). Beyond dichotomies and towards consilience: Comments on Tucker. Behavioural Processes 86(1): 160-3.

Marsch LA, Grabinski MJ, Bickel WK, Desrosiers A, Guarino H, Muehlbach B, Solhkhah R, Taufique S, Acosta M. (2011). Computer-assisted HIV prevention for youth with substance use disorders. Subst Use Misuse 46(1): 46-56.