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Published Articles and Book Chapters

(*Refered Publications)

  1. Giordano, L. A. (1998). Behavioral relaxation training in the management of chronic neurofacial pain. Personal communication cited in R. Poppen (1998). Behavioral relaxation training and assessment: Second edition. California: Sage.
  2. Giordano, L. A. (2000). Effects of test anxiety control training on the anxious behaviors and academic performance in college students with learning disabilities (Doctoral dissertation, Southern Illinois University of Carbondale). Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: the Sciences & Engineering, 60 (8-B), 4196.
  3. *Giordano, L. A., Bickel, W. K., Shahan, T. A., and Badger, G. J. (2001). Behavioral economics of human drug self-administration: Progressive ratio vs. random sequences of response requirements. Behavioural Pharmacology, 12 (5), 343-347.
  4. *Shahan, T.A., Bickel, W.K., Badger, G.J., and Giordano, L.A. (2001). Sensitivity of nicotine-containing and de-nicotinized cigarette consumption to alternative non-drug reinforcement: Behavioral economic analysis. Behavioural Pharmacology, 12 (4), 277-284.
  5. *Giordano, L.A., Bickel, W.K, Lowenstein, G., Jacobs, E., Marsch, L.A., and Badger, G.J. (2002). Mild opioid deprivation increases the degree that opioid-dependent outpatients discount delayed heroin and money. Psychopharmacology, 163, 174-182.
  6. *Bickel, W.K., and Giordano, L. (In Press). Behavioral economics. In R. Carson-DeWitt, K.M. Carroll, J. Fagan, H.R. Kranzler and M.J. Kuhar (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior Revised Edition. Macmillan, Farmington Hills, Michigan.
  7. *Bickel, W.K., Giordano, L.A., & Badger, G.J. (2004). Risk-sensitive foraging theory elucidates risky choices made by heroin addicts. Addiction, 99, 855-861.
  8. *Keefe, F.J., Rumble, M.E., Scipio, C.D., Giordano, L.A., & Perri, L.M. (2004). Psychological aspects of persistent pain: current state of the science. Journal of Pain, 5, 195-211.
  9. *Marx, C.E., Trost, W.T., Behm, F.M., Shampine, L.J., Giordano, L.A., Massing, M.W., & Rose, J.E. (In Press). Neuroactive Steroids, Negative Affect, and Nicotine Dependence Severity in Male Smokers. Psychopharmacology.
  1. *Badger, G.J., Bickel, W.K., Giordano, L.A., Jacobs, E., Lowenstein, G., & Marsch, L. (2004). Altered States: The Impact of Immediate Craving on the Valuation of Current and Future Opioids. Social Science Research Network—http://ssrn.com/abstract=617461

    Published Abstracts

  2. *Giordano, L.A., Bickel, W.K., & Shahan, T.A. (2000). Comparing drug self-administration under progressive ratio and fixed ratio schedules. In L.S. Harris (Ed.), Problems of Drug Dependence, NIDA Research Monograph, #180, NIH PUB No. 00-106384. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.
  3. *Giordano, L.A., Bickel, W.K., Loewenstein, G., Jacobs, E.A., & Badger, G.J., & Marsch, L.A. (2001). Effects of opioid deprivation and temporal proximity to consequences on opioid-dependent outpatients’ choices for Buprenorphine or money. In L.S. Harris (Ed.), Problems of Drug Dependence, NIDA Research Monograph, #181, NIH PUB No. 01-104757. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.
  1. *Bickel, W.K., Johnson, M.W., & Giordano, L.A. (2002). Discounting: An evolved psychological mechanism commandeered in drug dependence? In L.S. Harris (Ed.), Problems of drug dependence, NIDA Research Monograph. #182, NIH PUB No. 02-5097, pp 67-69. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.