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