William R Lovallo

Contact Information:
William R Lovallo



 

Lovallo, William R. (HSC)
Faculty

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Psychiatry & Behavioral Scienc -Professor CONTACT: (405) 456-3124

Center of:

Alcohol Center -Professor
OK Center for Neurosciences -Member

Education:

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center   Ph.D.   1978

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Mechanisms of stress in relation to human health; family history of alcoholism; cognitive, behavioral, and physiological risk factors for alcoholism; cortisol and the central nervous system; early life adverse experiences and cognitive and physiological outcomes

Websites:

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Projects:

The Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH), Cognitive, Behavioral, and Psychophysiological Markers of Offspring of Alcoholic Parents
Neuroimaging (Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project): (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH)

Selected Publications:

Lifetime adversity leads to blunted cortisol response to opioid blockade: Studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project.
2013    Taber-Thomas, B., Sorocco, K.H., Cohoon, A.J., & LOVALLO, W.R.
Psychoneuroendocrinology.(In press).
Cardiovascular reactivity and health.
2012    Bongard, S., al¿Absi, M., & LOVALLO, W.R.
In R. Wright & G.H.E. Gendolla, How Motivation affects cardiovascular response: Mechanisms and applications, (pp. 243-263). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
The behavioural and health corollaries of blunted physiological reactions to acute psychological stress: Revising the reactivity hypothesis.
2012    Carroll, D., Phillips, A.C., & LOVALLO, W.R.
In R. Wright & G.H.E. Gendolla, How Motivation affects cardiovascular response: Mechanisms and applications, (pp. 223-241). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Early life adversity contributes to impaired cognition and impulsive behavior in persons with a family history of alcoholism: Studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project.
2012    LOVALLO, W.R., Farag, N.H., Sorocco, K.H., Acheson, A., Cohoon, A.J. & Vincent, A.S.
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 10.1111/acer.12016
Naltrexone effects on cortisol secretion in women and men in relation to a family history of alcoholism: Studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project.
2012    LOVALLO, W.R., King, A., Farag, N.H., Sorocco, K.H., Cohoon, A.J., Vincent, A.S.
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37, 1922-1928.
The functional connectivity of the human caudate: An application of meta-analytic connectivity modeling with behavioral filtering.
2012    Robinson, J.L., Laird, A.R., Glahn, D.C., Blangero, J., Sanghera, M.K., Pessoa, L., Fox, P.M., Uecker, A., Friehs, G., Young, K.A., Griffin, J.L., LOVALLO, W.R., & Fox, P.T.
NeuroImage 60, 117-129.
Lifetime adversity leads to blunted cortisol and autonomic stress reactivity: Studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project.
2012    LOVALLO, W.R., Farag, N.H., Sorocco, K.H., Cohoon, A.J. & Vincent, A.S.
Biological Psychiatry, 71, 344-349. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2011.10.01
Do low levels of stress reactivity signal poor states of health?
2011    Lovallo, W.R.
Biological Psychology, 86, 137-142. PMID: 20079397
Greater discounting of delayed rewards in young adults with family histories of alcohol and drug use disorders: Studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project.
2011    Acheson, A., Vincent, A.S., Sorocco, K.H., & LOVALLO, W.R.
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35, 1607-1613. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01507.x.
Hydrocortisone suppression of the fear-potentiated startle response and posttraumatic stress disorder.
2011    Miller, M.W., McKinney, A.E., Kanter, F.S., Korte, K.J. & LOVALLO, W.R.
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 970-980. PMID: 21269779
Meta-analytic connectivity modeling: Delineating the functional connectivity of the huma amygdala.
2010    Robinson, J.L., Laird, A.R., Glahn, D.C., Lovallo, W.R., & Fox, P.T.
Human Brain Mapping, 31, pp. 173-184 PMID: 19603407
Differential prefrontal activation in persons with a family history of alcoholism performing a gambling simulation: Studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns project
2009    Acheson, A., Robinson, J.L., Glahn, D.C., & Lovallo, W.R.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 100, pp. 17-23. PMID 19026496
Impulsive errors on a Go-NoGo reaction time task: Disinhibitory traits in relation to a family history of alcoholism.
2008    Saunders, B., Farag, N., Vincent, A.S., Collins, F.L., Jr., Sorocco, K.H., & Lovallo, W.R.
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 32, 888-894. PMID: 17460156
Reduced amygdala activation in young adults at high risk of alcoholism: Studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project.
2007    Glahn, D.C., Lovallo, W.R., Fox, P.T.
Biological Psychiatry, 61, 1306-1309. PMID: 17306772
Individual differences in response to stress and risk for addiction.
2007    Lovallo, W.R.
In M. al¿Absi (Ed.). Stress and addiction: Biological and psychological mechanisms, (pp. 227-248). New York: Elsevier.
Working memory and decision-making biases in young adults with a family history of alcoholism: Studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project.
2006    Lovallo, W.R., Yechiam, E., Sorocco, K.H., Vincent, A.S., & Collins, F.L.
Alcoholism, Clinical, and Experimental Research, 30, 763-773. PMID: 16634844
Blunted hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis responsivity to stress in persons with a family history of alcoholism.
2006    Sorocco, K.H., Lovallo, W.R., Vincent, A.S., & Collins, F.L.
International Journal of Psychophysiology, 59, 210-217. PMID: 16360227
Enhanced memory for emotional material following stress¿level cortisol treatment in humans.
2002    Buchanan, T.W., & Lovallo, W.R.
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 26, 307-317. PMID: 11166493
Adrenocortical stress responses and altered working memory performance.
2002    al'Absi, M., Hugdahl, K., & Lovallo, W.R
Psychophysiology, 39, 95-99. PMID: 12206301