Publications

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Genes, Behavioral Control and Personality
Stoltenberg, S.F., *Lehmann, M.K., Anderson, C., Nag, P. & Anagnopoulos, C. (2011). Serotonin transporter (5-HTTLPR) genotype and childhood trauma are associated with individual differences in decision making.  Frontiers in Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics 2:33. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2011.00033.  
Stoltenberg, S. F. & *Vandever, J. M.  (2010). Gender moderates the association between 5-HTTLPR and decision-making under ambiguity but not under risk.  Neuropharmacology, 58, 423-428.
Stoltenberg, S. F., Glass, J. M., Chermack, S. T., Flynn, H. A., Li, S., *Weston, M. E. & Burmeister, M. (2006). Possible Association Between Response Inhibition and a Variant in the Brain-Expressed Tryptophan Hydroxylase Gene (TPH2). Psychiatric Genetics, 16(1), 35-38.
 *Sen, S., Nesse, R., Li, S., Stoltenberg, S. F., Gleiberman, L. Burmeister, M., & Weder, A. B. (2005).  Association Between a Dopamine-4 Receptor Polymorphism and Blood Pressure.  American Journal of Hypertension, 18(9), 1206-1210.
 *Sen S., Villafuerte S., Nesse R., Stoltenberg S.F., Hopcian J., Gleiberman L., Weder A., Burmeister M. (2004).  Serotonin transporter and GABAA alpha 6 receptor variants are associated with neuroticism.  Biological Psychiatry, 55(3), 244-249.
 *Sen, S., Nesse, R.M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Li, S., Gleiberman, L., Chakravarti, A., Weder, A.B. & Burmeister, M. (2003). A BDNF Coding Variant is Associated with the NEO Personality Inventory Domain Neuroticism, a Risk Factor for Depression. Neuropsychopharmacology, 28, 397-401.
 Stoltenberg, S.F., *Twitchell, G.R., Hanna, G.L, Cook, E.H., Fitzgerald, H.E., Zucker, R.A., & Little, K.Y. (2002). Serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism, peripheral indices of serotonin function, and personality measures in families with alcoholism. American Journal of Medical Genetics (Neuropsychiatric Genetics) 114:230-234.
 *Twitchell, G.R., Hanna, G.L, Cook, E.H., Stoltenberg, S.F., Fitzgerald, H.E., & Zucker, R.A., (2001). Serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) genotype is associated with behavioral disinhibition and negative affect in children of alcoholics. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 25 (7) 953-959.
 
Simulating the Serotonin System
Stoltenberg, S. F. & Nag, P. (2010).  Description and Validation of a Dynamical Systems Model of Presynaptic Serotonin Function: Genetic Variation, Brain Activation and Impulsivity.  Behavior Genetics.  DOI 10.1007/s10519-010-9335-3.   
Stoltenberg S. F. & Nag, P. (2007). Applying Control System Modelling to understand How Genetic Variation influences Serotonin Function and Behavior, pp. 133-171.  In Lassau, J. A. (ed.) Neural Synapse Research Trends.  Nova Publishers,  Hauppauge, NY.
Stoltenberg, S.F. (2005). Epistatic Interactions among Presynaptic Serotonergic System Components.  Behavior Genetics, 35(2), 199-209.
Stoltenberg S.F. (2003).  Serotonergic agents and alcoholism treatment: a simulation. Alcohol Clinical and Experimental Research, 27(12), 1853-1859.
 
Addictive behaviors
Grant, K.M., LeVan, T., Wells, S., Li, M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Carlo, G., & Bevins, R.A. (in press).  Methamphetamine psychosis: A review.  Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology.
Stoltenberg S. F., *Lehmann, M. K., Christ, C. C., *Hersrud, S. L., & Davies, G. E. (in press).  Associations among types of impulsivity, substance use problems and Neurexin-3 polymorphisms.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 
*Hersrud, S. & Stoltenberg, S. F. (2009).  Epistatic interaction between COMT and DAT1 genes on eating behavior: A pilot study.  Eating Behaviors 10, 131-133.
Stoltenberg, S.F., *Batien, B.D. & *Birgenheir, D.G. (2008). Does Gender Moderate Associations Among Impulsivity and Health-Risk Behaviors?  Addictive Behaviors, 33(2), 252-265.
Hill, E.M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Bullard, K.H., Li, S., Zucker, R.A. & Burmeister, M. (2002). Antisocial alcoholism and serotonin-related polymorphisms: association tests. Psychiatric Genetics, 12 (3), 143-153.
Stoltenberg, S.F. & Burmeister, M. (2000). Recent progress in psychiatric genetics - some hope but no hype. Human Molecular Genetics, 9(6), 927-935.
Chermack, S.T., Stoltenberg, S.F., Fuller, B.E. & Blow, F.C. (2000). Gender differences in the development of substance-related problems: The impact of family history of alcoholism, family history of violence, and childhood conduct problems. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 61(6), 845-852.
Stoltenberg, S.F., Hill, E.M., Mudd, S.A., Blow, F.C. & Zucker, R.A. (1999). Birth cohort differences in features of antisocial alcoholism among men and women. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 23 (12), 1884-1891.
Curran, G.M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Hill, E.M., Mudd, S.A., Blow, F.C. and Zucker, R.A. (1999) Gender differences in the relationships among SES, family history of alcoholism and alcohol dependence. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 60 (6), 825-832.
Hill, E.M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Burmeister, M., Closser, M., & Zucker, R.A. (1999). Potential associations among genetic markers in the serotonergic system and the antisocial alcoholism subtype. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 7, 103-121.
Stoltenberg, S. F., Mudd, S.A., Blow, F.C. & Hill, E.M. (1998). Evaluating measures of family history of alcoholism: Density versus dichotomy. Addiction, 93, 1511-1520.
 
Heritability
Stoltenberg, S. F. (1997a). Coming to terms with heritability. Genetica, 99, 89-96.
Stoltenberg, S. F. (1997b). Heritability estimates provide a crumbling foundation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 20, (3) 525. (Continuing commentary on Mealey, 1995)
Geotaxis
Stoltenberg, S. F., & Hirsch, J. (1997). A Y chromosome effect on geotaxis in Drosophila melanogaster whose detection depends on genetic and/or cytoplasmic background. Animal Behaviour, 53(4), 853-864.
Stoltenberg, S. F., & Hirsch, J. (1996). A gene correlate of geotaxis near Adh (2-50.1) in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 110, 252-259.
Stoltenberg, S. F., Hirsch, J., & Berlocher, S. H. (1995). Analyzing correlations of three types in selected lines of Drosophila melanogaster that have evolved stable extreme geotactic performance. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 109, 85-94.
 

Alternatively, you can go to the List of Psychology Department Publications at the UNL Digital Commons and search for "Stoltenberg".

Addictive behaviors

Stoltenberg, S.F., Anderson, C., Nag, P. & Anagnopoulos, C. (2012).  Association Between the Serotonin Transporter Triallelic Genotype and Eating Problems is Moderated by the Experience of Childhood Trauma in Women.  International Journal of Eating Disorders.  doi: 10.1002/eat.20976

*Herschl, L. C., McChargue, D. E., MacKillop, J. & Stoltenberg, S. F. (2012).  Implicit and explicit alcohol-related motivations among college binge drinkers.  Psychopharmacology.  DOI 10.1007/s00213-011-2613-9

Grant, K.M., LeVan, T., Wells, S., Li, M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Carlo, G., & Bevins, R.A. (2011).  Methamphetamine psychosis: A review.  Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology.  DOI: 10.1007/s11481-011-9288-1.  

Stoltenberg S. F., *Lehmann, M. K., Christ, C. C., *Hersrud, S. L., & Davies, G. E. (2011b). Associations among types of impulsivity, substance use problems and Neurexin-3 polymorphisms. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 119: e31-e38.

*Hersrud, S. & Stoltenberg, S. F. (2009).  Epistatic interaction between COMT and DAT1 genes on eating behavior: A pilot study.  Eating Behaviors 10, 131-133.

Stoltenberg, S.F., *Batien, B.D. & *Birgenheir, D.G. (2008). Does Gender Moderate Associations Among Impulsivity and Health-Risk Behaviors?  Addictive Behaviors, 33(2), 252-265.Hill, E.M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Bullard, K.H., Li, S., Zucker, R.A. & Burmeister, M. (2002). Antisocial alcoholism and serotonin-related polymorphisms: association tests. Psychiatric Genetics, 12 (3), 143-153.

Stoltenberg, S.F. & Burmeister, M. (2000). Recent progress in psychiatric genetics - some hope but no hype. Human MolecularGenetics, 9(6), 927-935.

Chermack, S.T., Stoltenberg, S.F., Fuller, B.E. & Blow, F.C. (2000). Gender differences in the development of substance-related problems: The impact of family history of alcoholism, family history of violence, and childhood conduct problems. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 61(6), 845-852.

Stoltenberg, S.F., Hill, E.M., Mudd, S.A., Blow, F.C. & Zucker, R.A. (1999). Birth cohort differences in features of antisocial alcoholism among men and women. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 23 (12), 1884-1891.

Curran, G.M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Hill, E.M., Mudd, S.A., Blow, F.C. and Zucker, R.A. (1999) Gender differences in the relationships among SES, family history of alcoholism and alcohol dependence. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 60 (6), 825-832.

Hill, E.M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Burmeister, M., Closser, M., & Zucker, R.A. (1999). Potential associations among genetic markers in the serotonergic system and the antisocial alcoholism subtype. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 7, 103-121.

Stoltenberg, S. F., Mudd, S.A., Blow, F.C. & Hill, E.M. (1998). Evaluating measures of family history of alcoholism: Density versus dichotomy. Addiction, 93, 1511-1520.
 

Genes, Behavioral Control and Personality

Stoltenberg, S.F., *Christ, C.C. & Carlo, G. (2013).  Afraid to help:  Social anxiety partially mediates the association between 5-HTTLPR triallelic genotype and prosocial behavior.  Social Neuroscience, 8(5): 400-406.  full text

Villafuerte, S., Strumba, V., Stoltenberg, S.F., Zucker, R.A. & Burmeister, M. (2013).  Impulsiveness mediates the association between GABRA2 SNPs and lifetime alcohol problems.  Genes, Brain & Behavior, 12(5):525-31; doi: 10.1111/gbb.12039.

*Deppe, K.D., Stoltenberg, S.F., Smith, K.B., & Hibbing, J.R. (2013).  Candidate Genes and Voter Turnout: Further Evidence on the Role of 5-HTTLPR.  American Political Science Review, 107(2): 375-381.

Stoltenberg, S.F., *Christ, C.C. & *Highland, K.B. (2012). Serotonin system gene polymorphisms are associated with impulsivity in a context dependent manner.  Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 39, 182-191.  doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2012.06.012

Stoltenberg, S.F., *Lehmann, M.K., Anderson, C., Nag, P. & Anagnopoulos, C. (2011). Serotonin transporter (5-HTTLPR) genotype and childhood trauma are associated with individual differences in decision making.  Frontiers in Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics 2:33. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2011.00033.

Stoltenberg, S. F. & *Vandever, J. M.  (2010). Gender moderates the association between 5-HTTLPR and decision-making under ambiguity but not under risk.  Neuropharmacology, 58, 423-428.

Stoltenberg, S. F., Glass, J. M., Chermack, S. T., Flynn, H. A., Li, S., *Weston, M. E. & Burmeister, M. (2006). Possible Association Between Response Inhibition and a Variant in the Brain-Expressed Tryptophan Hydroxylase Gene (TPH2). Psychiatric Genetics, 16(1), 35-38. 

*Sen, S., Nesse, R., Li, S., Stoltenberg, S. F., Gleiberman, L. Burmeister, M., & Weder, A. B. (2005).  Association Between a Dopamine-4 Receptor Polymorphism and Blood Pressure.  American Journal of Hypertension, 18(9), 1206-1210.

 *Sen S., Villafuerte S., Nesse R., Stoltenberg S.F., Hopcian J., Gleiberman L., Weder A., Burmeister M. (2004).  Serotonin transporter and GABAA alpha 6 receptor variants are associated with neuroticism.  Biological Psychiatry, 55(3), 244-249.

 *Sen, S., Nesse, R.M., Stoltenberg, S.F., Li, S., Gleiberman, L., Chakravarti, A., Weder, A.B. & Burmeister, M. (2003). A BDNF Coding Variant is Associated with the NEO Personality Inventory Domain Neuroticism, a Risk Factor for Depression. Neuropsychopharmacology, 28, 397-401.

 Stoltenberg, S.F., *Twitchell, G.R., Hanna, G.L, Cook, E.H., Fitzgerald, H.E., Zucker, R.A., & Little, K.Y. (2002). Serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism, peripheral indices of serotonin function, and personality measures in families with alcoholism. American Journal of Medical Genetics (Neuropsychiatric Genetics) 114:230-234.

 *Twitchell, G.R., Hanna, G.L, Cook, E.H., Stoltenberg, S.F., Fitzgerald, H.E., & Zucker, R.A., (2001). Serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) genotype is associated with behavioral disinhibition and negative affect in children of alcoholics. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 25 (7) 953-959.

Simulating the Serotonin System
Stoltenberg, S. F. & Nag, P. (2010).  Description and Validation of a Dynamical Systems Model of Presynaptic Serotonin Function: Genetic Variation, Brain Activation and Impulsivity.  Behavior Genetics.  DOI 10.1007/s10519-010-9335-3.   

Stoltenberg S. F. & Nag, P. (2007). Applying Control System Modelling to understand How Genetic Variation influences Serotonin Function and Behavior, pp. 133-171.  In Lassau, J. A. (ed.) Neural Synapse Research Trends.  Nova Publishers,  Hauppauge, NY.

Stoltenberg, S.F. (2005). Epistatic Interactions among Presynaptic Serotonergic System Components.  Behavior Genetics, 35(2), 199-209.

Stoltenberg S.F. (2003).  Serotonergic agents and alcoholism treatment: a simulation. Alcohol Clinical and Experimental Research, 27(12), 1853-1859.

Heritability
Stoltenberg, S. F. (1997a). Coming to terms with heritability. Genetica, 99, 89-96.

Stoltenberg, S. F. (1997b). Heritability estimates provide a crumbling foundation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 20, (3) 525. (Continuing commentary on Mealey, 1995)


Geotaxis
Stoltenberg, S. F., & Hirsch, J. (1997). A Y chromosome effect on geotaxis in Drosophila melanogaster whose detection depends on genetic and/or cytoplasmic background. Animal Behaviour, 53(4), 853-864.

Stoltenberg, S. F., & Hirsch, J. (1996). A gene correlate of geotaxis near Adh (2-50.1) in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 110, 252-259.

Stoltenberg, S. F., Hirsch, J., & Berlocher, S. H. (1995). Analyzing correlations of three types in selected lines of Drosophila melanogaster that have evolved stable extreme geotactic performance. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 109, 85-94.