Nicole M. Avena - Publications

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2006 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 

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2016 Murray S, Tulloch A, Criscitelli K, Avena NM. Recent studies of the effects of sugars on brain systems involved in energy balance and reward: Relevance to low calorie sweeteners. Physiology & Behavior. PMID 27068180 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.04.004  1
2015 Murray SM, Tulloch AJ, Chen EY, Avena NM. Insights revealed by rodent models of sugar binge eating. Cns Spectrums. 1-7. PMID 26510689 DOI: 10.1017/S1092852915000656  1
2015 Schulte EM, Avena NM, Gearhardt AN. Which foods may be addictive? The roles of processing, fat content, and glycemic load. Plos One. 10: e0117959. PMID 25692302 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117959  0.8
2015 Tulloch AJ, Murray S, Vaicekonyte R, Avena NM. Neural responses to macronutrients: hedonic and homeostatic mechanisms. Gastroenterology. 148: 1205-18. PMID 25644095 DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.12.058  1
2015 Avena NM, Potenza MN, Gold MS. Why are we consuming so much sugar despite knowing too much can harm us? Jama Internal Medicine. 175: 145-6. PMID 25560952 DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.6968  1
2015 Murray S, Kroll C, Avena NM. Food and addiction among the ageing population. Ageing Research Reviews. 20: 79-85. PMID 25449527 DOI: 10.1016/j.arr.2014.10.002  1
2014 Hill JO, Berridge K, Avena NM, Ziauddeen H, Alonso-Alonso M, Allison DB, Khan NA, Kelley M. Neurocognition: the food–brain connection. Advances in Nutrition (Bethesda, Md.). 5: 544-6. PMID 25469388 DOI: 10.3945/an.114.006437  1
2014 Avena NM, Bocarsly ME, Murray S, Gold MS. Effects of baclofen and naltrexone, alone and in combination, on the consumption of palatable food in male rats. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 22: 460-7. PMID 25069013 DOI: 10.1037/a0037223  1
2014 Murray S, Tulloch A, Gold MS, Avena NM. Hormonal and neural mechanisms of food reward, eating behaviour and obesity. Nature Reviews. Endocrinology. 10: 540-52. PMID 24958311 DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2014.91  1
2014 Orsini CA, Ginton G, Shimp KG, Avena NM, Gold MS, Setlow B. Food consumption and weight gain after cessation of chronic amphetamine administration. Appetite. 78: 76-80. PMID 24667154 DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.03.013  0.8
2014 Bocarsly ME, Hoebel BG, Paredes D, von Loga I, Murray SM, Wang M, Arolfo MP, Yao L, Diamond I, Avena NM. GS 455534 selectively suppresses binge eating of palatable food and attenuates dopamine release in the accumbens of sugar-bingeing rats. Behavioural Pharmacology. 25: 147-57. PMID 24603339 DOI: 10.1097/FBP.0000000000000029  1
2014 Heymsfield SB, Avena NM, Baier L, Brantley P, Bray GA, Burnett LC, Butler MG, Driscoll DJ, Egli D, Elmquist J, Forster JL, Goldstone AP, Gourash LM, Greenway FL, Han JC, et al. Hyperphagia: current concepts and future directions proceedings of the 2nd international conference on hyperphagia. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 22: S1-S17. PMID 24574081 DOI: 10.1002/oby.20646  1
2014 Hill JO, Berridge K, Avena NM, Ziauddeen H, Alonso-Alonso M, Allison DB, Khan NA, Kelley M. Neurocognition: The food-brain connection Advances in Nutrition. 5: 544-546. DOI: 10.3945/an.114.006437  0.8
2013 Avena NM, Murray S, Gold MS. The next generation of obesity treatments: beyond suppressing appetite. Frontiers in Psychology. 4: 721. PMID 24130541 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00721  0.8
2013 Bocarsly ME, Avena NM. A high-fat diet or galanin in the PVN decreases phosphorylation of CREB in the nucleus accumbens. Neuroscience. 248: 61-6. PMID 23747305 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2013.05.046  0.8
2013 Gold MS, Avena NM. Animal models lead the way to further understanding food addiction as well as providing evidence that drugs used successfully in addictions can be successful in treating overeating. Biological Psychiatry. 74: e11. PMID 23726509 DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.04.022  1
2013 Avena NM, Murray S, Gold MS. Comparing the effects of food restriction and overeating on brain reward systems. Experimental Gerontology. 48: 1062-7. PMID 23535488 DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2013.03.006  1
2013 Murray S, Gordillo M, Avena NM. Animal models of eating disorders, substance use disorders, and addictions Eating Disorders, Addictions and Substance Use Disorders: Research, Clinical and Treatment Perspectives. 3-21. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-45378-6_1  0.8
2013 Bocarsly ME, Avena NM. Animal models of binge eating palatable foods: Emergence of addiction-like behaviors and brain changes in the rat Neuromethods. 74: 179-191. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-62703-104-2-11  1
2013 Ahmed SH, Avena NM, Berridge KC, Gearhardt AN, Guillem K. Food addiction Neuroscience in the 21st Century: From Basic to Clinical. 2833-2857. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1997-6_110  0.8
2013 Avena NM. Preface Neuromethods. 74: ix.  0.8
2012 Rada P, Avena NM, Barson JR, Hoebel BG, Leibowitz SF. A high-fat meal, or intraperitoneal administration of a fat emulsion, increases extracellular dopamine in the nucleus accumbens. Brain Sciences. 2: 242-53. PMID 24962774 DOI: 10.3390/brainsci2020242  1
2012 Avena NM, Gearhardt AN, Gold MS, Wang GJ, Potenza MN. Tossing the baby out with the bathwater after a brief rinse? The potential downside of dismissing food addiction based on limited data. Nature Reviews. Neuroscience. 13: 514; author reply 51. PMID 22714023 DOI: 10.1038/nrn3212-c1  0.8
2012 Bocarsly ME, Barson JR, Hauca JM, Hoebel BG, Leibowitz SF, Avena NM. Effects of perinatal exposure to palatable diets on body weight and sensitivity to drugs of abuse in rats. Physiology & Behavior. 107: 568-75. PMID 22564493 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.04.024  0.8
2012 Avena NM, Rada PV. Cholinergic modulation of food and drug satiety and withdrawal. Physiology & Behavior. 106: 332-6. PMID 22465312 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.03.020  1
2012 Avena NM, Gold JA, Kroll C, Gold MS. Further developments in the neurobiology of food and addiction: update on the state of the science. Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.). 28: 341-3. PMID 22305533 DOI: 10.1016/j.nut.2011.11.002  1
2012 Avena NM, Bocarsly ME, Hoebel BG. Animal models of sugar and fat bingeing: relationship to food addiction and increased body weight. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 829: 351-65. PMID 22231826 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-61779-458-2_23  1
2012 Avena NM, Bocarsly ME. Dysregulation of brain reward systems in eating disorders: neurochemical information from animal models of binge eating, bulimia nervosa, and anorexia nervosa. Neuropharmacology. 63: 87-96. PMID 22138162 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2011.11.010  1
2011 Avena NM. Food and addiction: implications and relevance to eating disorders and obesity. Current Drug Abuse Reviews. 4: 131-2. PMID 22150717  1
2011 Avena NM, Bocarsly ME, Hoebel BG, Gold MS. Overlaps in the nosology of substance abuse and overeating: the translational implications of "food addiction". Current Drug Abuse Reviews. 4: 133-9. PMID 21999687  1
2011 Johnson RJ, Gold MS, Johnson DR, Ishimoto T, Lanaspa MA, Zahniser NR, Avena NM. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: is it time to reappraise the role of sugar consumption? Postgraduate Medicine. 123: 39-49. PMID 21904085 DOI: 10.3810/pgm.2011.09.2458  0.8
2011 Avena NM, Gold MS. Sensitivity to alcohol in obese patients: a possible role for food addiction. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 213: 451; author reply 45. PMID 21871384 DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2011.05.022  1
2011 Avena NM, Gold MS. Variety and hyperpalatability: are they promoting addictive overeating? The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 94: 367-8. PMID 21715513 DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.111.020164  1
2011 Bocarsly ME, Berner LA, Hoebel BG, Avena NM. Rats that binge eat fat-rich food do not show somatic signs or anxiety associated with opiate-like withdrawal: implications for nutrient-specific food addiction behaviors. Physiology & Behavior. 104: 865-72. PMID 21635910 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2011.05.018  1
2011 Avena NM, Gold MS. Food and addiction - sugars, fats and hedonic overeating. Addiction (Abingdon, England). 106: 1214-5; discussion 1. PMID 21635590 DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03373.x  1
2011 Corwin RL, Avena NM, Boggiano MM. Feeding and reward: perspectives from three rat models of binge eating. Physiology & Behavior. 104: 87-97. PMID 21549136 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2011.04.041  1
2011 Berner LA, Bocarsly ME, Hoebel BG, Avena NM. Pharmacological interventions for binge eating: lessons from animal models, current treatments, and future directions. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 17: 1180-7. PMID 21492094  0.8
2011 Avena NM, Wang M, Gold MS. Implications of food addiction and drug use in obesity Psychiatric Annals. 41: 478-482. DOI: 10.3928/00485713-20110921-06  1
2010 Avena NM. The study of food addiction using animal models of binge eating. Appetite. 55: 734-7. PMID 20849896 DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2010.09.010  1
2010 Bocarsly ME, Powell ES, Avena NM, Hoebel BG. High-fructose corn syrup causes characteristics of obesity in rats: increased body weight, body fat and triglyceride levels. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 97: 101-6. PMID 20219526 DOI: 10.1016/j.pbb.2010.02.012  1
2009 Hoebel BG, Avena NM, Bocarsly ME, Rada P. Natural addiction: a behavioral and circuit model based on sugar addiction in rats. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 3: 33-41. PMID 21768998 DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0b013e31819aa621  1
2009 Berner LA, Bocarsly ME, Hoebel BG, Avena NM. Baclofen suppresses binge eating of pure fat but not a sugar-rich or sweet-fat diet. Behavioural Pharmacology. 20: 631-4. PMID 19752722 DOI: 10.1097/FBP.0b013e328331ba47  0.8
2009 Geiger BM, Haburcak M, Avena NM, Moyer MC, Hoebel BG, Pothos EN. Deficits of mesolimbic dopamine neurotransmission in rat dietary obesity. Neuroscience. 159: 1193-9. PMID 19409204 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2009.02.007  1
2009 Avena NM, Rada P, Hoebel BG. Sugar and fat bingeing have notable differences in addictive-like behavior. The Journal of Nutrition. 139: 623-8. PMID 19176748 DOI: 10.3945/jn.108.097584  1
2008 Berner LA, Avena NM, Hoebel BG. Bingeing, self-restriction, and increased body weight in rats with limited access to a sweet-fat diet. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 16: 1998-2002. PMID 19186326 DOI: 10.1038/oby.2008.328  1
2008 Avena NM, Rada P, Hoebel BG. Underweight rats have enhanced dopamine release and blunted acetylcholine response in the nucleus accumbens while bingeing on sucrose. Neuroscience. 156: 865-71. PMID 18790017 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.08.017  1
2008 Avena NM, Bocarsly ME, Rada P, Kim A, Hoebel BG. After daily bingeing on a sucrose solution, food deprivation induces anxiety and accumbens dopamine/acetylcholine imbalance. Physiology & Behavior. 94: 309-15. PMID 18325546 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2008.01.008  1
2008 Brown AJ, Avena NM, Hoebel BG. A high-fat diet prevents and reverses the development of activity-based anorexia in rats. The International Journal of Eating Disorders. 41: 383-9. PMID 18306342 DOI: 10.1002/eat.20510  0.8
2008 Avena NM, Rada P, Hoebel BG. Evidence for sugar addiction: behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 32: 20-39. PMID 17617461 DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2007.04.019  1
2007 Hoebel BG, Avena NM, Rada P. Accumbens dopamine-acetylcholine balance in approach and avoidance. Current Opinion in Pharmacology. 7: 617-27. PMID 18023617 DOI: 10.1016/j.coph.2007.10.014  1
2007 Avena NM. Examining the addictive-like properties of binge eating using an animal model of sugar dependence. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 15: 481-91. PMID 17924782 DOI: 10.1037/1064-1297.15.5.481  1
2007 Chang GQ, Karatayev O, Ahsan R, Avena NM, Lee C, Lewis MJ, Hoebel BG, Leibowitz SF. Effect of ethanol on hypothalamic opioid peptides, enkephalin, and dynorphin: relationship with circulating triglycerides. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research. 31: 249-59. PMID 17250616 DOI: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2006.00312.x  0.8
2006 Avena NM, Rada P, Hoebel BG. Sugar bingeing in rats. Current Protocols in Neuroscience / Editorial Board, Jacqueline N. Crawley ... [Et Al.]. Unit9.23C. PMID 18428651 DOI: 10.1002/0471142301.ns0923cs36  1
2006 Avena NM, Rada P, Moise N, Hoebel BG. Sucrose sham feeding on a binge schedule releases accumbens dopamine repeatedly and eliminates the acetylcholine satiety response. Neuroscience. 139: 813-20. PMID 16460879 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2005.12.037  1
2006 Rada PV, Páez X, Hernández LF, Avena NM, Hoebel BG. Chapter 4.3 Microdialysis in the study of behavior reinforcement and inhibition Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience. 16: 351-375. DOI: 10.1016/S1569-7339(06)16019-1  0.8
2005 Rada P, Avena NM, Hoebel BG. Daily bingeing on sugar repeatedly releases dopamine in the accumbens shell. Neuroscience. 134: 737-44. PMID 15987666 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2005.04.043  1
2005 Lewis MJ, Rada P, Johnson DF, Avena NM, Leibowitz SF, Hoebel BG. Galanin and alcohol dependence: neurobehavioral research. Neuropeptides. 39: 317-21. PMID 15885773 DOI: 10.1016/j.npep.2004.12.027  0.8
2005 Avena NM, Long KA, Hoebel BG. Sugar-dependent rats show enhanced responding for sugar after abstinence: evidence of a sugar deprivation effect. Physiology & Behavior. 84: 359-62. PMID 15763572 DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2004.12.016  1
2004 Avena NM, Carrillo CA, Needham L, Leibowitz SF, Hoebel BG. Sugar-dependent rats show enhanced intake of unsweetened ethanol. Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.). 34: 203-9. PMID 15902914 DOI: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2004.09.006  1
2004 Rada P, Avena NM, Leibowitz SF, Hoebel BG. Ethanol intake is increased by injection of galanin in the paraventricular nucleus and reduced by a galanin antagonist. Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.). 33: 91-7. PMID 15528006 DOI: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2004.05.002  0.8
2004 Spangler R, Wittkowski KM, Goddard NL, Avena NM, Hoebel BG, Leibowitz SF. Opiate-like effects of sugar on gene expression in reward areas of the rat brain. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 124: 134-42. PMID 15135221 DOI: 10.1016/j.molbrainres.2004.02.013  1
2004 Wagner GC, Avena N, Kita T, Nakashima T, Fisher H, Halladay AK. Risperidone reduction of amphetamine-induced self-injurious behavior in mice. Neuropharmacology. 46: 700-8. PMID 14996547 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2003.11.009  0.8
2003 Avena NM, Hoebel BG. A diet promoting sugar dependency causes behavioral cross-sensitization to a low dose of amphetamine. Neuroscience. 122: 17-20. PMID 14596845 DOI: 10.1016/S0306-4522(03)00502-5  1
2003 Leibowitz SF, Avena NM, Chang GQ, Karatayev O, Chau DT, Hoebel BG. Ethanol intake increases galanin mRNA in the hypothalamus and withdrawal decreases it. Physiology & Behavior. 79: 103-11. PMID 12818715 DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9384(03)00110-0  0.8
2003 Spangler R, Goddard NL, Avena NM, Hoebel BG, Leibowitz SF. Elevated D3 dopamine receptor mRNA in dopaminergic and dopaminoceptive regions of the rat brain in response to morphine. Brain Research. Molecular Brain Research. 111: 74-83. PMID 12654507 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-328X(02)00671-X  1
2003 Avena NM, Hoebel BG. Amphetamine-sensitized rats show sugar-induced hyperactivity (cross-sensitization) and sugar hyperphagia. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 74: 635-9. PMID 12543229 DOI: 10.1016/S0091-3057(02)01050-X  1
2002 Colantuoni C, Rada P, McCarthy J, Patten C, Avena NM, Chadeayne A, Hoebel BG. Evidence that intermittent, excessive sugar intake causes endogenous opioid dependence. Obesity Research. 10: 478-88. PMID 12055324 DOI: 10.1038/oby.2002.66  1
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