Lauren Dobbs, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Research Output 2006 2019

A Mechanism Linking Two Known Vulnerability Factors for Alcohol Abuse: Heightened Alcohol Stimulation and Low Striatal Dopamine D2 Receptors

Bocarsly, M. E., da Silva e Silva, D., Kolb, V., Luderman, K. D., Shashikiran, S., Rubinstein, M., Sibley, D. R., Dobbs, L. K. & Alvarez, V. A., Oct 29 2019, In : Cell Reports. 29, 5, p. 1147-1163.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Corpus Striatum
Dopamine D2 Receptors
4 Citations (Scopus)

D1 receptor hypersensitivity in mice with low striatal D2 receptors facilitates select cocaine behaviors

Dobbs, L. K., Kaplan, A. R., Bock, R., Phamluong, K., Shin, J. H., Bocarsly, M. E., Eberhart, L., Ron, D. & Alvarez, V. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 44, 4, p. 805-816 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corpus Striatum
Self Administration
17 Citations (Scopus)

Restructuring of basal ganglia circuitry and associated behaviors triggered by low striatal D2 receptor expression: implications for substance use disorders

Dobbs, L. K., Lemos, J. C. & Alvarez, V. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Genes, Brain and Behavior. 16, 1, p. 56-70 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Corpus Striatum
Basal Ganglia
Substance-Related Disorders
Animal Models
Dopamine D2 Receptors
52 Citations (Scopus)

Dopamine Regulation of Lateral Inhibition between Striatal Neurons Gates the Stimulant Actions of Cocaine

Dobbs, LK. K., Kaplan, AR. R., Lemos, JC. C., Matsui, A., Rubinstein, M. & Alvarez, VA. A., Jun 1 2016, In : Neuron. 90, 5, p. 1100-1113 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Corpus Striatum
3 Citations (Scopus)

Using the thematic apperception test to assess interpersonal decentering in violent relationships

Jenkins, S. R., Dobbs, L. & Leeper, M., Sep 2015, In : Rorschachiana. 36, 2, p. 156-179 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thematic Apperception Test
Domestic Violence
Theory of Mind