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George W. Arana

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    1. Afrin LB, Arana GW, Medio FJ, Ybarra AF, Clarke HS. Improving oversight of the graduate medical education enterprise: one institution's strategies and tools. Acad Med. 2006 May; 81(5):419-25. PMID: 16639192.
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    2. Frueh BC, Elhai JD, Grubaugh AL, Monnier J, Kashdan TB, Sauvageot JA, Hamner MB, Burkett BG, Arana GW. Documented combat exposure of US veterans seeking treatment for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder. Br J Psychiatry. 2005 Jun; 186:467-72; discussion 473-5. PMID: 15928355.
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    3. Magruder KM, Frueh BC, Knapp RG, Davis L, Hamner MB, Martin RH, Gold PB, Arana GW. Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder in Veterans Affairs primary care clinics. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2005 May-Jun; 27(3):169-79. PMID: 15882763.
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    4. Cluver JS, Schuyler D, Frueh BC, Brescia F, Arana GW. Remote psychotherapy for terminally ill cancer patients. J Telemed Telecare. 2005; 11(3):157-9. PMID: 15901444.
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    5. Lorberbaum JP, Kose S, Johnson MR, Arana GW, Sullivan LK, Hamner MB, Ballenger JC, Lydiard RB, Brodrick PS, Bohning DE, George MS. Neural correlates of speech anticipatory anxiety in generalized social phobia. Neuroreport. 2004 Dec 22; 15(18):2701-5. PMID: 15597038.
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    6. Frueh BC, Sauvageot JA, Elhai JD, Gold PB, Hamner MB, Arana GW. Service use and satisfaction among elderly former prisoners of war in South Carolina. Mil Med. 2003 Aug; 168(8):682-7. PMID: 12943048.
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    7. Frueh BC, Elhai JD, Gold PB, Monnier J, Magruder KM, Keane TM, Arana GW. Disability compensation seeking among veterans evaluated for posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Jan; 54(1):84-91. PMID: 12509672.
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    8. Hamner MB, Faldowski RA, Ulmer HG, Frueh BC, Huber MG, Arana GW. Adjunctive risperidone treatment in post-traumatic stress disorder: a preliminary controlled trial of effects on comorbid psychotic symptoms. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2003 Jan; 18(1):1-8. PMID: 12490768.
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    9. Frueh BC, Pellegrin KL, Elhai JD, Hamner MB, Gold PB, Magruder KM, Arana GW. Patient satisfaction among combat veterans receiving specialty PTSD treatment. J Psychiatr Pract. 2002 Sep; 8(5):326-32. PMID: 15985896.
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    10. Frueh BC, Hamner MB, Bernat JA, Turner SM, Keane TM, Arana GW. Racial differences in psychotic symptoms among combat veterans with PTSD. Depress Anxiety. 2002; 16(4):157-61. PMID: 12497647.
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    11. Libet JM, Frueh BC, Pellegrin KL, Gold PB, Santos AB, Arana GW. Absenteeism and productivity among mental health employees. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2001 Sep; 29(1):41-50. PMID: 11811772.
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    12. Medio FJ, Arana GW, McCurdy L. Implementation of a college-wide GME core curriculum. Acad Med. 2001 Apr; 76(4):331-6. PMID: 11299144.
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    13. Labbate LA, Brodrick PS, Nelson RP, Lydiard RB, Arana GW. Effects of bupropion sustained-release on sexual functioning and nocturnal erections in healthy men. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2001 Feb; 21(1):99-103. PMID: 11199957.
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    14. Nahas Z, Teneback CC, Kozel A, Speer AM, DeBrux C, Molloy M, Stallings L, Spicer KM, Arana G, Bohning DE, Risch SC, George MS. Brain effects of TMS delivered over prefrontal cortex in depressed adults: role of stimulation frequency and coil-cortex distance. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2001; 13(4):459-70. PMID: 11748315.
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    15. George MS, Nahas Z, Molloy M, Speer AM, Oliver NC, Li XB, Arana GW, Risch SC, Ballenger JC. A controlled trial of daily left prefrontal cortex TMS for treating depression. Biol Psychiatry. 2000 Nov 15; 48(10):962-70. PMID: 11082469.
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    16. Hamner MB, Frueh BC, Ulmer HG, Huber MG, Twomey TJ, Tyson C, Arana GW. Psychotic features in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder and schizophrenia: comparative severity. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2000 Apr; 188(4):217-21. PMID: 10789998.
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    17. Arana GW. An overview of side effects caused by typical antipsychotics. J Clin Psychiatry. 2000; 61 Suppl 8:5-11; discussion 12-3. PMID: 10811237.
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    18. Frueh BC, Gold PB, Dammeyer M, Pellegrin KL, Hamner MB, Johnson MR, Cahill SP, Arana GW. Differentiation of depression and PTSD symptoms in combat veterans. Depress Anxiety. 2000; 11(4):175-9. PMID: 10945138.
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    19. Nahas Z, Molloy MA, Hughes PL, Oliver NC, Arana GW, Risch SC, George MS. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: perspectives for application in the treatment of bipolar and unipolar disorders. Bipolar Disord. 1999 Dec; 1(2):73-80. PMID: 11252662.
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    20. Gerding LB, Labbate LA, Measom MO, Santos AB, Arana GW. Alcohol dependence and hospitalization in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 1999 Jul 27; 38(1):71-5. PMID: 10427612.
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    21. Labbate LA, Young PC, Arana GW. Panic disorder in schizophrenia. Can J Psychiatry. 1999 Jun; 44(5):488-90. PMID: 10389611.
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    22. Hamner MB, Frueh BC, Ulmer HG, Arana GW. Psychotic features and illness severity in combat veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 1999 Apr 01; 45(7):846-52. PMID: 10202572.
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    23. George MS, Avery D, Nahas Z, Molloy M, Oliver NC, Risch SC, Arana GW. rTMS studies of mood and emotion. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol Suppl. 1999; 51:304-14. PMID: 10590964.
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    24. Labbate LA, Grimes JB, Arana GW. Serotonin reuptake antidepressant effects on sexual function in patients with anxiety disorders. Biol Psychiatry. 1998 Jun 15; 43(12):904-7. PMID: 9627745.
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    25. Pellegrin KL, Arana GW. Why the triple-threat approach threatens the viability of academic medical centers. Acad Med. 1998 Feb; 73(2):123-5. PMID: 9484183.
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    26. Labbate LA, Grimes J, Hines A, Oleshansky MA, Arana GW. Sexual dysfunction induced by serotonin reuptake antidepressants. J Sex Marital Ther. 1998 Jan-Mar; 24(1):3-12. PMID: 9509375.
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    27. Arana GW, McCurdy L. Realigning the values of academic health centers: the role of innovative faculty management. Acad Med. 1995 Dec; 70(12):1073-8. PMID: 7495450.
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    28. Santos AB, Henggeler SW, Burns BJ, Arana GW, Meisler N. Research on field-based services: models for reform in the delivery of mental health care to populations with complex clinical problems. Am J Psychiatry. 1995 Aug; 152(8):1111-23. PMID: 7625457.
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    29. Beale MD, Arana GW. Dexamethasone for treatment of major depression in patients with bipolar disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 1995 Jun; 152(6):959-60. PMID: 7755142.
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    30. Arana GW, Santos AB, Laraia MT, McLeod-Bryant S, Beale MD, Rames LJ, Roberts JM, Dias JK, Molloy M. Dexamethasone for the treatment of depression: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. Am J Psychiatry. 1995 Feb; 152(2):265-7. PMID: 7840362.
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    31. Deci PA, Lydiard RB, Santos AB, Arana GW. Oral contraceptives and panic disorder. J Clin Psychiatry. 1992 May; 53(5):163-5. PMID: 1592843.
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    32. Arana GW. Intravenous dexamethasone for symptoms of major depressive disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 1991 Oct; 148(10):1401-2. PMID: 1897623.
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    33. Arana GW, Forbes RA. Dexamethasone for the treatment of depression: a preliminary report. J Clin Psychiatry. 1991 Jul; 52(7):304-6. PMID: 2071561.
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    34. Cahill CD, Stuart GW, Laraia MT, Arana GW. Inpatient management of violent behavior: nursing prevention and intervention. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 1991 Jun-Sep; 12(3):239-52. PMID: 2071385.
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    35. Arana GW. Dexamethasone suppression test in the diagnosis of depression. JAMA. 1991 May 01; 265(17):2253-4. PMID: 2013959.
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    36. Goff DC, Arana GW, Greenblatt DJ, Dupont R, Ornsteen M, Harmatz JS, Shader RI. The effect of benztropine on haloperidol-induced dystonia, clinical efficacy and pharmacokinetics: a prospective, double-blind trial. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1991 Apr; 11(2):106-12. PMID: 2056136.
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    37. Brady K, Casto S, Lydiard RB, Malcolm R, Arana G. Substance abuse in an inpatient psychiatric sample. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 1991; 17(4):389-97. PMID: 1746501.
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    38. Arana GW, Zarzar MN, Baker E. The effect of diagnostic methodology on the sensitivity of the TRH stimulation test for depression: a literature review. Biol Psychiatry. 1990 Oct 15; 28(8):733-7. PMID: 2122917.
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    39. Austin LS, Arana GW, Melvin JA. Toxicity resulting from lithium augmentation of antidepressant treatment in elderly patients. J Clin Psychiatry. 1990 Aug; 51(8):344-5. PMID: 2380160.
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    40. Austin LS, Arana GW, Ballenger JC. Rapid response of patients simultaneously treated with lithium and nortriptyline. J Clin Psychiatry. 1990 Mar; 51(3):124-5. PMID: 2407731.
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    41. Arana GW, Santos AB, Knax EP, Ballenger JC. Refractory rapid cycling unipolar depression responds to lithium and carbamazepine treatment. J Clin Psychiatry. 1989 Sep; 50(9):356-7. PMID: 2768205.
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    42. Casat CD, Arana GW, Powell K. The DST in children and adolescents with major depressive disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 1989 Apr; 146(4):503-7. PMID: 2648866.
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    43. Arana GW, Epstein S, Molloy M, Greenblatt DJ. Carbamazepine-induced reduction of plasma alprazolam concentrations: a clinical case report. J Clin Psychiatry. 1988 Nov; 49(11):448-9. PMID: 3182735.
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    44. Santos A, Arana G. Metaclopramide neurotoxicity. J S C Med Assoc. 1988 Nov; 84(11):542-5. PMID: 3059051.
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    45. Arana GW, Goff DC, Baldessarini RJ, Keepers GA. Efficacy of anticholinergic prophylaxis for neuroleptic-induced acute dystonia. Am J Psychiatry. 1988 Aug; 145(8):993-6. PMID: 2899403.
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    46. Arana GW, Reichlin S, Workman R, Haaser R, Shader RI. The dexamethasone suppression index: enhancement of DST diagnostic utility for depression by expressing serum cortisol as a function of serum dexamethasone. Am J Psychiatry. 1988 Jun; 145(6):707-11. PMID: 3369557.
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    47. Arana GW, Mossman D. The dexamethasone suppression test and depression. Approaches to the use of a laboratory test in psychiatry. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 1988 Mar; 17(1):21-39. PMID: 2837390.
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    48. Arana GW, Mossman D. The dexamethasone suppression test and depression. Approaches to the use of a laboratory test in psychiatry. Neurol Clin. 1988 Feb; 6(1):21-39. PMID: 2837633.
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    49. Hughes JR, Arana G, Amori G, Stewart F, Workman R. Effect of tobacco withdrawal on the dexamethasone suppression test. Biol Psychiatry. 1988 Jan 01; 23(1):96-8. PMID: 3337857.
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    50. Kraus RP, Grof P, Arana GW, Workman RJ, Harvey KJ, Hux M. Methylene blue: a reliable and practical marker for validating compliance on the DST. J Clin Psychiatry. 1987 Jun; 48(6):224-9. PMID: 3294814.
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    51. Arana GW, Goff DC, Friedman H, Ornsteen M, Greenblatt DJ, Black B, Shader RI. Does carbamazepine-induced reduction of plasma haloperidol levels worsen psychotic symptoms? Am J Psychiatry. 1986 May; 143(5):650-1. PMID: 3963258.
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    52. Biederman J, Baldessarini RJ, Harmatz JS, Rivinus TM, Arana GW, Herzog DB, Schildkraut JJ. Heterogeneity in anorexia nervosa. Biol Psychiatry. 1986 Feb; 21(2):213-6. PMID: 3004610.
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    53. Arana GW, Ornsteen ML, Kanter F, Friedman HL, Greenblatt DJ, Shader RI. The use of benzodiazepines for psychotic disorders: a literature review and preliminary clinical findings. Psychopharmacol Bull. 1986; 22(1):77-87. PMID: 2873620.
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    54. Arana GW, Baldessarini RJ, Ornsteen M. The dexamethasone suppression test for diagnosis and prognosis in psychiatry. Commentary and review. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1985 Dec; 42(12):1193-204. PMID: 3000317.
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    55. Arana GW, Pearlman C, Shader RI. Alprazolam-induced mania: two clinical cases. Am J Psychiatry. 1985 Mar; 142(3):368-9. PMID: 2857534.
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    56. Arana GW, Kaplan GB. Trazodone-induced mania following desipramine-induced mania in major depressive disorders. Am J Psychiatry. 1985 Mar; 142(3):386. PMID: 3970283.
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    57. Baldessarini RJ, Arana GW. Does the dexamethasone suppression test have clinical utility in psychiatry? J Clin Psychiatry. 1985 Feb; 46(2 Pt 2):25-9. PMID: 3968053.
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    58. Arana GW, Wilens TE, Baldessarini RJ. Plasma corticosterone and cortisol following dexamethasone in psychiatric patients. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 1985; 10(1):49-60. PMID: 4001277.
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    59. Arana GW, Dupont RM, Clawson LD. Is there clinical evidence that lithium toxicity can induce myocarditis? J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1984 Dec; 4(6):364-5. PMID: 6512011.
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    60. Arana GW, Workman RJ, Baldessarini RJ. Association between low plasma levels of dexamethasone and elevated levels of cortisol in psychiatric patients given dexamethasone. Am J Psychiatry. 1984 Dec; 141(12):1619-20. PMID: 6507668.
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    61. Arana GW, Lamont JS, Baldessarini RJ, Teicher MH, Neumeyer JL, Cohen BM. Binding of [3H]apomorphine to an aporphine binding site as well as to dopamine sites in tissue from bovine caudate nucleus. Neuropharmacology. 1984 Aug; 23(8):885-92. PMID: 6483116.
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    62. Arana GW, Barreira PJ, Cohen BM, Lipinski JF, Fogelson D. The dexamethasone suppression test in psychotic disorders. Am J Psychiatry. 1983 Nov; 140(11):1521-3. PMID: 6625007.
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    63. Arana GW, Baldessarini RJ, Lamont JS, Amlicke D, Neumeyer JL. Pharmacology of high-affinity binding of [3H](+/-)2-amino-6,7-dihydroxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalene (ADTN) to bovine caudate nucleus tissue. Biochem Pharmacol. 1983 Oct 01; 32(19):2873-80. PMID: 6626260.
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    64. Akiskal HS, Arana GW, Baldessarini RJ, Barreira PJ. A clinical report of thymoleptic-responsive atypical paranoid psychoses. Am J Psychiatry. 1983 Sep; 140(9):1187-90. PMID: 6614226.
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    65. Baldessarini RJ, Finklestein S, Arana GW. The predictive power of diagnostic tests and the effect of prevalence of illness. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1983 May; 40(5):569-73. PMID: 6838334.
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    66. Neumeyer JL, Reischig D, Arana GW, Campbell A, Baldessarini RJ, Kula NS, Watling KJ. Aporphines. 48. Enantioselectivity of (R)-(-)- and (S)-(+)-N-n-propylnorapomorphine on dopamine receptors. J Med Chem. 1983 Apr; 26(4):516-21. PMID: 6682147.
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    67. Arana GW, Baldessarini RJ. Dexamethasone suppression test. J Clin Psychiatry. 1983 Mar; 44(3):116-7. PMID: 6833191.
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    68. Wilens TE, Arana GW, Baldessarini RJ, Cremens C. Comparison of solid-phase radioimmunoassay and competitive protein binding method for postdexamethasone cortisol levels in psychiatric patients. Psychiatry Res. 1983 Mar; 8(3):199-206. PMID: 6574539.
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    69. Finklestein S, Benowitz LI, Baldessarini RJ, Arana GW, Levine D, Woo E, Bear D, Moya K, Stoll AL. Mood, vegetative disturbance, and dexamethasone suppression test after stroke. Ann Neurol. 1982 Nov; 12(5):463-8. PMID: 6960804.
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    70. Neumeyer JL, Arana GW, Ram VJ, Kula NS, Baldessarini RJ. Aporphines. 39. Synthesis, dopamine receptor binding, and pharmacological activity of (R)-(-)- and (S)-(+)-2-hydroxyapomorphine. J Med Chem. 1982 Aug; 25(8):990-2. PMID: 7120288.
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    71. Arana GW. The impaired physician: a medical and social dilemma. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 1982 Jul; 4(2):147-54. PMID: 7117830.
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    72. Arana GW, Baldessarini RJ, Kula NS. Differential effects of ascorbate and EDTA on high-affinity binding of 3H-apomorphine and 3H-ADTN to calf caudate membranes. Neuropharmacology. 1982 Jun; 21(6):601-4. PMID: 6810198.
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    73. Law SJ, Morgan JM, Masten LW, Borne RF, Arana GW, Kula NS, Baldessarini RJ. Rigid analogues of dopamine: synthesis and interaction of 6-exo- and 6-endo-(3',4'-dihydroxyphenyl)-2-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octanes with dopamine uptake sites and receptors. J Med Chem. 1982 Mar; 25(3):213-6. PMID: 7069700.
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    74. Baldessarini RJ, Neumeyer JL, Campbell A, Sperk G, Ram VJ, Arana GW, Kula NS. An orally effective, long-acting dopaminergic prodrug: (-)-10,11-methylenedioxy-N-propylnoraporphine. Eur J Pharmacol. 1982 Jan 08; 77(1):87-8. PMID: 6277658.
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    75. Arana GW, Baldessarini RJ, Harding M. Pharmacology of [3H]apomorphine binding to bovine brain tissue. Biochem Pharmacol. 1981 Dec 01; 30(23):3171-9. PMID: 7317102.
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    76. Neumeyer JL, Arana GW, Law SJ, Lamont JS, Kula NS, Baldessarini RJ. Aporphines, 36. Dopamine receptor interactions of trihydroxyaporphines. Synthesis, radioreceptor binding, and striatal adenylate cyclase stimulation of 2,10,11-trihydroxyaporphines in comparison with other hydroxylated aporphines. J Med Chem. 1981 Dec; 24(12):1440-5. PMID: 7310821.
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    77. Arana GW, Baldessarini RJ, Herschel M, Fava M. Improved high-affinity binding of 3H-apomorphine with a subcellular membrane fraction of mammalian brain tissue. Life Sci. 1981 Jul 13; 29(2):121-33. PMID: 6270486.
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    78. Baldessarini RJ, Kula NS, Arana GW, Neumeyer JL, Law SJ. Chloroethylnorapomorphine, a proposed long-acting dopamine antagonist: interactions with dopamine receptors of mammalian forebrain in vitro. Eur J Pharmacol. 1980 Oct 03; 67(1):105-10. PMID: 7418727.
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