Robert C. Sterling, PhD

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21st & Washington Avenue
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146

(215) 790-9942

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Alcohol-induced dysregulation of stress-related circuitry: The search for novel targets and implications for interventions across the sexes
  2. Psychological and physiological stress negatively impacts early engagement and retention of opioid-dependent individuals on methadone maintenance
  3. Amygdalar neuronal plasticity and the interactions of alcohol, sex, and stress
  4. Cannabinoid and opioid interactions: Implications for opiate dependence and withdrawal
  5. Impact of cannabis use during stabilization on methadone maintenance treatment
  6. Is exposure to an effective contingency management intervention associated with more positive provider beliefs?
  7. Using buprenorphine to treat opioid-dependent university students opportunities, successes, and challenges
  8. Cocaine withdrawal-induced anxiety in females: Impact of circulating estrogen and potential use of delta-opioid receptor agonists for treatment
  9. Erratum: The influence of intake urinalysis, psychopathology measures, and menstrual cycle phase on treatment outcome (The American Journal on Addictions 18: 2 (169))
  10. Contribution of limbic norepinephrine to cannabinoid-induced aversion
  11. The influence of intake urinalysis, psychopathology measures, and menstrual cycle phase on treatment compliance
  12. Cannabinoids and novelty investigation: Influence of age and duration of exposure
  13. Measuring recovery capital and determining its relationship to outcome in an alcohol dependent sample
  14. Low dose naltrexone administration in morphine dependent rats attenuates withdrawal-induced norepinephrine efflux in forebrain
  15. Effectiveness of Abstinence-Based Incentives: Interaction With Intake Stimulant Test Results
  16. A retrospective case control study of alcohol relapse and spiritual growth
  17. Levels of spirituality and treatment outcome: A preliminary examination
  18. Inpatient desire to drink as a predictor of relapse to alcohol use following treatment
  19. Effect of prize-based incentives on outcomes in stimulant abusers in outpatient psychosocial treatment programs: A national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study
  20. The role and impact of gender and age on children's preferences for pediatricians