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Jean Gehricke

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine

Ph.D., Freie Universitaet Berlin, Psychology

Phone: 949-267-0484
Email: jgehrick@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders of Southern California
2500 Red Hill Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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Research
Interests
ADHD; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Depression; Drug Abuse; Brain Imaging; Genetics; Affective Neuroscience
   
Publications Ornitz, E.M., Gabikian, P., Russell, A.T., Guthrie, D., Hirano, C., & Gehricke, J.-G. (1997). Affective valence and arousal in ADHD and normal boys during a startle habituation experiment. Journal of the American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36(12), 1-8.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G. (1998). Facial activity, emotion, and social context in depression. Berlin: Retriever. ISBN/ISSN 3-931734-07-2.
   
  Ornitz, E.M., Russell, A.T., Hanna, G.L., Gabikian, P., Gehricke, J.-G., Song, D., & Guthrie, D. (1999). Prepulse inhibition of startle and the neurobiology of primary nocturnal enuresis. Biological Psychiatry, 45(11), 1455-1466.
   
  Bailey, J.N., Ornitz, E.M., Gehricke, J.-G., Gabikian, P., Russell, A.T., & Smalley, S.L. (1999). Transmission of primary nocturnal enuresis and attention deficit disorder. Acta Paediatrica, 88(12), 1364-1368.
   
  Ornitz, E.M., Russell, A.T., Gabikian, P., Gehricke, J.-G., & Guthrie, D. (2000). Prepulse inhibition of startle, intelligence, and familial primary nocturnal enuresis. Acta Paediatrica, 89(4), 475-481.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G. & Shapiro, D. (2000). Reduced facial expression and social context in major depression: Discrepancies between facial muscle activity and self-reported emotion. Psychiatry Research, 95(2), 157-167.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G. & Shapiro, D. (2001). Facial and autonomic activity in depression: Social context differences during imagery. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 41(1), 53-64.
   
  Ornitz, E.M., Gehricke, J.-G., Russell, A.T., Pynoos, R., & Siddarth, P. (2001). Modulation of the startle-evoked P300 by the conditions of the cued continuous performance task in school-age boys. Clinical Neurophysiology, 112 (12), 2209-2023.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G. & Fridlund, A.J. (2002). Smiling, frowning, and autonomic activity in mildly depressed and non-depressed men in response to emotional imagery of social contexts. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 94 (1), 141-151.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G., Ornitz, E.M., & Siddarth, P. (2002). Differentiating between reflex and spontaneous blinks using simultaneous recording of the orbicularis oculi electromyogram and the electro-oculogram in startle research. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 44 (4), 261-268.
   
  Whalen, C.K., Jamner, L.D., Henker, B., Gehricke, J.-G., & King, P.S. (2003). Is there a link between adolescent cigarette smoking and pharmacotherapy for ADHD? Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 17, 332-335.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G.,Whalen, C.K., Jamner, L.D., Wigal, T.L., & Steinhoff, K. (2006). The reinforcing effects of transdermal nicotine patches and stimulant medication in the everyday lives of adult smokers with ADHD: A preliminary examination. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 8, 37-47.
   
  Wigal, T., Wigal, S.B., Steinhoff, K., Kollins, S., Newcorn, J.H., Steinberg-Epstein, R., Kapelinski, A., Bowie, J., Gehricke, J.-G., & Swanson, J.M. (2007) Establishing a clinical diagnosis of ADHD in adults: the QUEST methods. Advances in ADHD, 2, 17-24.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G., Loughlin, S.E., Whalen, C.K., Potkin, S.G., Fallon, J.H., Jamner, L.D., & Leslie, F.M. (2007). Smoking to self-medicate attentional and emotional dysfunctions. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 9, Suppl. 4, 523-536.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G., Potkin, S.G., Leslie, F.M., Loughlin, S.E., Whalen, C.K., Jamner, L.D., Mbogori, J., & Fallon, J. (2009). Nicotine-induced brain metabolism associated with anger provocation. Behavioral and Brain Functions,5 (19), 1-6.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G., Hong, N., Whalen, C.K., Wigal, T.L. (2009). The effects of transdermal nicotine on symptoms, moods, and cardiovascular activity in the everyday lives of smokers and nonsmokers with ADHD. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23(4), 644-655.
   
  Mahajan, N., Hong, N., Wigal, T.L., & Gehricke, J.-G. (2010). Inattentive and hyperactive symptoms associated with sleep quality in adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Attention Disorders, 14(2), 132-137.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G., Hong, N., Wigal, T.L., Chan, V., & Doan, A. (2011). ADHD medication reduces cotinine levels and withdrawal in smokers with ADHD. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 98(3), 485-491.
   
  Wigal, S.B., Schneider, N., Gehricke, J.-G., & Galassetti, P. (2013). Exercise: Application to Childhood ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 17, 279-290.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G., Polzonetti, C., Caburian, C., & Gratton, E. (2013). Cerebral hemodynamic changes during cigarette smoking in male smokers with and without ADHD. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 112, 78–81.
   
  Gehricke, J.-G. & Li, C. (2013). Marijuana use is associated with inattention in men and sleep quality in women with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Psychiatry Research, in press.
   
Grants Principal Investigator, “Social Motives in Depression.” German Academic Exchange Society (DAAD), 1995-1997.
   
Co-Investigator, “Adolescent Susceptibility to Tobacco: A Panel Study.” California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (Principal Investigator, Larry Jamner), 1998-2001.
   
Co-Investigator, “Vectors of Vulnerability in Teen and Young Adult Smoking.” NIH: National Institute of Drug Addiction/Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (Principal Investigator, Larry Jamner), 1999-2004.
   
Principal Investigator, Pilot Project “Transdermal Nicotine Effects on Daily Moods and Arousal in Adult Smokers with ADHD.” NIH: National Institute of Drug Addiction/Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (Principal Investigator, Frances Leslie), 2002-2003.
   
Principal Investigator, Pilot Project “Affect Management to Reduce Tobacco Use in Angry and Depressed Adolescents.” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Principal Investigator, Larry Jamner), 2003-2005.
   
Principal Investigator, Pilot Project “Nicotine, Brain Metabolism and Daily Moods and Behavior.” NIH: National Institute of Drug Addiction/Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (Principal Investigator, Frances Leslie), 2004-2005.
   
Principal Investigator, Research Project Award “Nicotine & Behavioral Regulation in Adult ADHD.” Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, 2005-2009.
   
Principal Investigator, R03 “The Reinforcing Mechanisms of Smoking in Adult ADHD.” NIH: National Institute of Drug Abuse, 2006-2009.
   
Principal Investigator, K01 “Self-medication, Neurocircuitry, and Genes in Adult ADHD.” NIH: National Institute of Drug Abuse, 2009-2014.
   
Principal Investigator, “Summer Research with NIDA for Underrepresented Minorities”. NIH: National Institute of Drug Abuse, 2011.
   
Principal Investigator, “Summer Research with NIDA for Underrepresented Minorities”. NIH: National Institute of Drug Abuse, 2012.
   
Professional
Societies
American Psychological Association
Society for Neuroscience
   
Research Centers Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART)
   
Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
   
   
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Last updated 11/16/2013