Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Sarah H. Church, Ph.D.

Dr. Sarah H. Church

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Executive Director, Einstein Division of Substance Abuse

 

Selected Publications

Sullivan M.A., Rothenberg J.L., Suzanne Vosburg, S.K., Church S.H., Feldman, S.J., Epstein, E.M., Kleber, H.D. and Nunes E.V. (2006) Predictors of retention in naltrexone maintenance for opioid dependence: Analysis of stage I trial. American Journal of Addiction; 15 (2), 150-159.

 

 

Carpenter, K.M., Schreiber, E., Church, S., and McDowell, D. (2006) Drug Stroop Performance: Relationships with primary substance of use and treatment outcome in a drug-dependent outpatient sample. Addictive Behaviors. 31: 174-181.

 

 

Church, SC (2003). Lessons Learned from Project MATCH. [Review of the book Treatment Matching in Alcoholism] Contemporary Psychology (Manuscript accepted for publication).

 

Rothenberg, JL, Sullivan, MA, Church, SH, Seracini, A, and Nunes, EV (2002) Behavioral Naltrexone Therapy: An integrated treatment for opiate dependence and naltrexone maintenance. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 23(4) pp. 351-360.

 

Schreiber, E, Carpenter, KM, McDowell, D, & Church, S.  A pilot investigation of comparisons between responses to drug-related cues and neutral cue response among substance abusing population. Annual Conference of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence, Quebec, June 2002.

 

Church, SC, Rothenberg, JL, Sullivan, MA, Bornstein, G, and Nunes, EV (2001) Concurrent substance use and outcome in combined behavioral and naltrexone therapy for opiate dependence, American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 27(3): 441-452.

 

Church, SC, Rothenberg, JL, Sullivan, MA, Bornstein, G, and Nunes, EV. Non-opiate substance use and outcome in behavioral therapy for naltrexone maintained opiate dependent patients. Annual Conference of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2000.

 

Church, SC (2000). Cocaine abuse in the new millennium: We haven’t seen the last of this epidemic. [Review of the book Cocaine Abuse: Behavior, Pharmacology, and Clinical Applications] Contemporary Psychology, 54, 449-451.

 

Josephson, BR, Scardapane, JR, Schare, ML, Church, SC, Schnoll, RA, and Josephson, BL (Manuscript submitted to Archives of General Psychiatry). Accurately diagnosing ADHD in adults: Utilizing a functional impairment model.

 

Rothenberg, JL, Sullivan, MA, Church, SH, Kleber, HD, & Nunes, EV (Unpublished Manuscript). Behavioral Naltrexone Therapy: An integrated treatment for heroin dependence. The New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY.

 

Sullivan MA, Rothenberg JL, Church SA, Feldman, S, and Nunes EV (Manuscript in preparation). Predictors of retention  for opiate-abstinent individuals in long-term maintenance on naltrexone: A preliminary report.

 

Church, S.C. Gender Differences in Substance Abuse Severity and Psychiatric Severity: Can Personality Dimensions and Personality Disorders Explain Them?  Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada, November 1999.

 

Church, S., Berman, W., Hurt, S., & Jacob, F. The Reciprocal Effects of Physical and Mental Health. In W. Berman (Chair)Effectiveness of Behavior Healthcare: Graduate Students in Real World Research. Symposium presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, August, 1996.

 

 

Berman, W., Hurt, S., Darling, H., Church, S. A Patient-Based Assessment of Outcomes for Persons Receiving Intensive Behavioral Healthcare Services. Health Services Research Conference, Spring, 1995.

 

Hutchings, D.E., Zmitrovich, A.C., Brake, S.H., Church, S., & Malowany, D., (1994) Prenatal administration of methadone in the rat increases offspring startle amplitude at three weeks of age. Neurotoxicology 

 

Hutchings, D.E., Zmitrovich, A.C., Church, S., & Malowany, D., (1993) Methadone during pregnancy. The search for  a valid animal model. Annalia del’Instituto Superiore di Sanita.

 

Zmitrovich, A.C., Hutchings, D.E., Dow-Edwards, D.L., Malowany, D., & Church, S. The effects of prenatal exposure to cocaine on the rest-activity cycle of the preweanling rat.  Neurobehavioral Teratology Society, Spring, 1992.

 

Hutchings, D.E., Zmitrovich, A.C., Malowany, D. Church, S., & Nero, T.J., (1992) Prenatal administration of methadone using the osmotic minipump: Effects on maternal and offspring toxicity, growth and behavior in the rat. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 14, 65-71.

 

Zmitrovich, A.C., Hutchings, D.E., Dow-Edwards, D.L., Malowany, D., & Church, S. (1992). The effects of prenatal exposure to cocaine on the rest-activity cycle of the preweanling rat. Pharmacol. Biochem. Beh. 43, 1059-1064.

 

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