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Dora Duka
Professor of Experimental Psychology (Psychology)
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Selected publications

Article

Betka, Sophie, Pfeifer, Gaby, Garfinkel, Sarah, Prins, Hielke, Bond, Rod, Sequeira, Henrique, Duka, Dora and Critchley, Hugo (2017) How do self-assessment of alexithymia and sensitivity to bodily sensations relate to alcohol consumption? Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research Online. ISSN 1530-0277

Duka, Theodora, Nikolaou, Kyriaki, King, Sarah L, Banaschewski, Tobias, Bokde, Arun L W, Büchel, Christian, Carvalho, Fabiana M, Conrod, Patricia J, Flor, Herta, Gallinat, Jürgen, Garavan, Hugh, Heinz, Andreas, Jia, Tianye, Gowland, Penny, Martinot, Jean-Luc, Paus, Tomáš, Rietschel, Marcella, Robbins, Trevor W, Schumann, Gunter, Smolka, Michael and Stephens, David N (2017) GABRB1 single nucleotide polymorphism associated with altered brain responses (but not 1 performance) during measures of impulsivity and reward sensitivity in human adolescents. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11. a24. ISSN 1662-4548

Stephens, D N, King, S L, Lambert, J J, Belelli, D and Duka, T (2017) GABAA receptor subtype involvement in addictive behaviour. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 16 (1). pp. 149-184. ISSN 1601-1848

Jeffs, Stephen and Duka, Theodora (2016) Predictive but not emotional value of Pavlovian stimuli leads to pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer. Behavioral Brain Research, 321. pp. 214-222. ISSN 0166-4328

Sanchez-Roige, Sandra, Stephens, David N and Duka, Theodora (2016) Heightened impulsivity: associated with family history of alcohol misuse, and a consequence of alcohol intake. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40 (10). pp. 2208-2217. ISSN 0145-6008

Smith, Kathleen W, Gierski, Fabien, Andre, Judith, Dowell, Nicholas G, Cercignani, Mara, Naassila, Mickaël and Duka, Theodora (2015) Altered white matter integrity in whole brain and segments of corpus callosum, in young social drinkers with binge drinking pattern. Addiction Biology, 22 (2). pp. 490-501. ISSN 1369-1600

Duka, Theodora, Dixon, Claire I, Trick, Leanne, Crombag, Hans S, King, Sarah L and Stephens, David N (2015) Motivational effects of methylphenidate are associated with GABRA2 variants conferring addiction risk. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9. p. 304. ISSN 1662-5153

Meeten, Frances, Ivak, Peter, Dash, Suzanne, Knowles, Sam, Duka, Theodora, Scott, Ryan, Kaiser, Jakob and Davey, Graham C L (2015) The effect of facial expressions on the evaluation of ambiguous statements. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 6 (3). pp. 253-263. ISSN 2043-8087

Caswell, Amy J, Bond, Rod, Duka, Theodora and Morgan, Michael J (2015) Further evidence of the heterogeneous nature of impulsivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 76. pp. 68-74. ISSN 0191-8869

Austin, A J, Duka, T, Rusted, J and Jackson, A (2014) Effect of varenicline on aspects of inhibitory control in smokers. Psychopharmacology, 231 (18). pp. 3771-3785. ISSN 0033-3158

Sanchez-Roige, Sandra, Baro, Victor, Trick, Leanne, Pena-Oliver, Yolanda, Stephens, David Nai and Duka, Theodora (2014) Exaggerated waiting impulsivity associated with human binge drinking, and high alcohol consumption in mice. Neuropsychopharmacology, 39 (13). pp. 2919-2927. ISSN 0893-133X

Duka, Theodora and Stephens, Dai (2014) Repeated detoxification of alcohol-dependent patients impairs brain mechanisms of behavioural control important in resisting relapse. Current Addiction Reports, 1 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 2196-2952

Trick, Leanne, Kempton, Matthew J, Williams, Steven C R and Duka, Theodora (2014) Impaired fear recognition and attentional set-shifting is associated with brain structural changes in alcoholic patients. Addiction Biology. n/a-n/a. ISSN 13556215

Gibbs, Ayana A, Bautista, Carla E, Mowlem, Florence D, Naudts, Kris H and Duka, Theodora (2013) Alpha 2B adrenoceptor genotype moderates effect of reboxetine on negative emotional memory bias in healthy volunteers. Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (43). pp. 17023-17028. ISSN 0270-6474

Caswell, Amy Jane, Morgan, Michael John and Duka, Theodora (2013) Acute alcohol effects on subtypes of impulsivity and the role of alcohol-outcome expectancies. Psychopharmacology, 229 (1). pp. 21-30. ISSN 0033-3158

Duka, Dora, Critchley, Hugo and Nikolaou, Kyriaki (2013) Alcohol affects neuronal substrates of response inhibition but not of perceptual processing of stimuli signalling a stop response. PLoS ONE, 8 (9). e76649. ISSN 1932-6203

Nikolaou, Kyriaki, Field, Matt, Critchley, Hugo and Duka, Theodora (2013) Acute alcohol effects on attentional bias are mediated by subcortical areas associated with arousal and salience attribution. Neuropsychopharmacology, 38. pp. 1365-1373. ISSN 0893-133X

Stephens, David N, Crombag, Hans S and Duka, Theodora (2013) The challenge of studying parallel behaviors in humans and animal models. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, 13. pp. 611-45. ISSN 1866-3370

O'Daly, Owen G, Trick, Leanne, Scaife, Jess, Marshall, Jane, Ball, David, Phillips, Mary L, Williams, Stephen SC, Stephens, David N and Duka, Theodora (2012) Withdrawal-associated increases and decreases in functional neural connectivity associated with altered emotional regulation in alcoholism. Neuropsychopharmacology, 37 (10). pp. 2267-2276. ISSN 0893-133X

Nesic, J, Duka, T, Rusted, J M and Jackson, A (2011) A role for glutamate in subjective response to smoking and its action on inhibitory control. Psychopharmacology, 216 (1). pp. 29-42. ISSN 0033-3158

Duka, Theodora (2011) Deficits in reward system activation and impulsivity: a predisposing condition to alcoholism? Biological Psychiatry, 69 (7). pp. 612-613. ISSN 0006-3223

Nesic, J, Rusted, J, Duka, T and Jackson, A (2011) Degree of dependence influences the effect of smoking on cognitive flexibility. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 98 (3). pp. 376-384. ISSN 0091-3057

Atwell, Katie, Abraham, Charles and Duka, Dora (2011) A Parsimonious, Integrative Model of Key Psychological Correlates of UK University Students' Alcohol Consumption. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 46 (3). pp. 253-60. ISSN 0735-0414

Trick, Leanne, Hogarth, Lee and Duka, Theodora (2011) Prediction and uncertainty in human Pavlovian to instrumental transfer. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37 (3). pp. 757-765. ISSN 0278-7393

Austin, Alison and Duka, Dora (2010) Mechanisms of attention for appetitive and aversive outcomes in Pavlovian conditioning. Behavioral Brain Research, 213 (1). pp. 19-26. ISSN 0166-4328

Duka, Dora and Trick, Leanne (2010) Dysregulated Response To Reward And Punishment In Alcoholic Patients In Abstinence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 34 (8). 135A-135A. ISSN 0145-6008

Leeman, Robert F, Heilig, Markus, Cunningham, Christopher L, Stephens, Dai, Duka, Dora and O'Malley, Stephanie S (2010) Ethanol consumption: how should we measure it? Achieving consilience between human and animal phenotypes. Addiction Biology, 15 (2). pp. 109-124. ISSN 1355-6215

Hogarth, Lee, Dickinson, Anthony and Duka, Theodora (2010) The associative basis of cue-elicited drug taking in humans. Psychopharmacology, 208 (3). pp. 337-351. ISSN 0033-3158

Loeber, Sabine, Duka, Theodora, Márquez, Helga Welzel, Nakovics, Helmut, Heinz, Andreas, Mann, Karl and Flor, Herta (2010) Effects of repeated withdrawal from alcohol on recovery of cognitive impairment under abstinence and rate of relapse. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 45. pp. 541-547. ISSN 0735-0414

Loeber, Sabine and Duka, Dora (2009) Acute alcohol impairs conditioning of a behavioural reward-seeking response and inhibitory control processes¿implications for addictive disorders. Addiction, 104 (12). pp. 2013-2022. ISSN 0965-2140

Loeber, Sabine and Duka, Theodora (2009) Acute alcohol decreases performance of an instrumental response to avoid aversive consequences in social drinkers. Psychopharmacology, 205 (4). pp. 577-587. ISSN 0033-3158

Scaife, J C and Duka, T (2009) Behavioural measures of frontal lobe function in a population of young social drinkers with binge drinking pattern. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 93 (3). pp. 354-362. ISSN 0091-3057

Duka, Theodora and Crews, Fulton (2009) Impulsivity: Its genetic, neurochemical and brain substrate determinants and the risks it entails for aberrant motivated behavior and psychopathology. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 93 (3). pp. 197-198. ISSN 0091-3057

Loeber, Sabine and Duka, Theodora (2009) Extinction learning of stimulus reward contingencies: The acute effects of alcohol. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 102 (1-3). pp. 56-62. ISSN 0376-8716

Loeber, Sabine, Duka, Theodora, Welzel, Helga, Nakovicz, Helmut, Heinz, Andreas, Flor, Herta and Mann, Karl (2009) Impairment of cognitive abilities and decision making after chronic use of alcohol: the impact of multiple detoxifications. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 44 (4). ISSN 1358-6173

Hogarth, Lee, Dickinson, Anthony and Duka, Theodora (2009) Detection versus sustained attention to drug cues have dissociable roles in mediating drug seeking behavior. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 17 (1). pp. 21-30. ISSN 1064-1297

Jackson, A, Nesic, J, Groombridge, C, Clowry, O, Rusted, J and Duka, T (2009) Differential Involvement of Glutamatergic Mechanisms in the Cognitive and Subjective Effects of Smoking. Neuropsychopharmacology, 34 (2). pp. 257-265. ISSN 0893-133X

Field, Matt, Duka, Theodora, Tyler, Elizabeth and Schoenmakers, Tim (2009) Attentional bias modification in tobacco smokers. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 11 (7). pp. 812-822. ISSN 1462-2203

Duka, T (2009) Emotional and cognitive consequences of repeated ethanol exposure: a translational approach. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33 (S1). 301A-301A. ISSN 0145-6008

Hogarth, Lee, Dickinson, Anthony, Alison, Alison, Brown, Craig and Duka, Theodora (2008) Attention and expectation in human predictive learning: The role of uncertainty. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61 (11). pp. 1658-1668. ISSN 1747-0218

Hogarth, Lee, Dickinson, Anthony, Janowski, Molly, Nikitina, Aleksandra and Duka, Dora (2008) The role of attentional bias in mediating human drug-seeking behaviour. Psychopharmacology, 201 (1). pp. 29-41. ISSN 0033-3158

Rose, Abigail and Duka, Dora (2008) Effects of alcohol on inhibitory processes. Behavioural Pharmacology, 19 (4). pp. 284-291. ISSN 0955-8810

Nesic, J and Duka, T (2008) Effects of stress on emotional reactivity in hostile heavy social drinkers following dietary tryptophan enhancement. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 43 (2). pp. 151-162. ISSN 1358-6173

Jackson, Anne, Stephens, Dai and Duka, Theodora (2005) Gender differences in response to lorazepam in a human drug discrimination study. Psychopharmacology, 19 (6). pp. 614-619. ISSN 02698811

Duka, Theodora, Gentry, John, Malcolm, Robert, Ripley, Tamzin, Borlikova, Gilyana, Stephens, Dai N, Veatch, Lynn M, Becker, Howard C and Crews, Fulton T (2004) Consequences of multiple withdrawal from alcohol. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28 (2). pp. 233-246. ISSN 0145-6008

Duka, Theodora, Townshend, Julia M, Collier, Kirsty and Stephens, David N (2003) Impairment in cognitive function following multiple detoxifications in alcoholic inpatients. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 27 (10). pp. 1563-1572. ISSN 0145-6008

Jackson, Anne, Duka, Theodora and Stephens, David N (2003) Effects of alcohol and lorazepam during extinction of alcohol self-administration in rats. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 17 (3). pp. 293-299. ISSN 0269-8811

Jackson, Anne, Stephens, David N and Duka, Theodora (2003) Lorazepam substitutes for the alcohol stimulus in social drinkers. Psychopharmacology, 166 (2). pp. 181-187. ISSN 0033-3158

Stephens, D N, Brown, G, Duka, T and Ripley, Tamzin (2001) Impaired fear conditioning but enhanced seizure sensitivity in rats given repeated experience of withdrawal from alcohol. European Journal of Neuroscience, 14 (12). pp. 2023-2031. ISSN 0953-816X

Mead, Andy N, Vasilaki, Anna, Spyraki, Christina, Duka, Theodora and Stephens, David N (1999) AMPA involvement in c-fos expression in prefrontal cortex and amygdala dissociates neural substrates of conditioned activity and conditioned reward. European Journal of Neuroscience, 11 (11). 4089¿4098.

Book Section

Stephens, David N and Duka, Theodora (2010) Cognitive and emotional consequences of binge drinking: role of amygdala and prefrontal cortex. In: Robbins, Trevor W, Everitt, Barry J and Nutt, David J (eds.) The neurobiology of addiction: new vistas. Oxford University Press, pp. 101-117. ISBN 9780199562152

Conference or Workshop Item

Nesic, J and Duka, Dora (2008) Differential effects of stress on alcohol-related behaviours in moderate and heavy social drinkers. In: 21st Congress of the European-College-of-Neuropsychopharmacology, AUG 30-SEP 03, 2008, Barcelona, SPAIN.

Duka, D and Nesic, J (2008) The effects of stress on alcohol craving and consumption in heavy social drinkers. In: 21st Congress of the European-College-of-Neuropsychopharmacology Barcelona, SPAIN, AUG 30-SEP 03, 2008, Barcelona, SPAIN.

Duka, Dora (2008) Cognitive performance deficits in binge drinkers; The effects of alcohol challenge. In: Joint Scientific Meeting of the Research-Society-on-Alcoholism and the International-Society-for-Biomedical-Research-on-Alcoholism JUN 27-JUL 02, 2008, Washington, DC.