Staff profile - Natalia Albein Urios

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Dr Natalia Albein-Urios

Position: Health Research Postdoctoral Fellow
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Psychology
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517813 +61 3 92517813
Email: natalia.albeinurios@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2012


Academic

Knowledge areas

Cognitive neuroscience, autism spectrum disorder,  brain stimulation, executive functions, substance use disorders, personality disorders.


Research

Research interests

Cognitive neuroscience, autism spectrum disorder, perseverative behaviours, non-invasive brain stimulation, electroencephalography (EEG).


Publications

Publications


1. Moreno-López L, Albein-Urios N, Martinez-Gonzalez JM, Soriano-Mas C, Verdejo-Garcia A. Prefrontal gray matter and motivation for treatment in cocaine dependent individuals with and without personality disorders. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 30-04-2014, “In Press”.


2. Albein-Urios N, Martinez-Gonzalez JM, Lozano-Rojas O, Verdejo-Garcia A. Monetary delay discounting in gambling and cocaine dependence with personality comorbidities. Addict Behav, 15-04-2014, “In Press”.


3. Moreno-López L, Perales JC, van Son D, Albein-Urios N, Soriano-Mas C, Martinez-Gonzalez JM, Wiers RW, Verdejo-García A. Cocaine use severity and cerebellar gray matter are associated with reversal learning deficits in cocaine-dependent individuals. Addict Biol. 2014 Apr 17.


4. Verdejo-Garcia A, Albein-Urios N, Martinez-Gonzalez JM, Civit E, de la Torre R, Lozano O. Decision-making impairment predicts 3-month hair-indexed cocaine relapse. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Apr 13. PMID: 24728653.


5. Albein-Urios N, Pilatti A, Lozano O, Martínez-González JM, Verdejo-García A. The value of impulsivity to define subgroups of addicted individuals differing in personality dysfunction, craving, psychosocial adjustment, and wellbeing: a latent class analysis. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2014 Feb; 29(1):38-46.


6. Albein-Urios N, Martinez-Gonzalez JM, Lozano-Rojas O, Verdejo-Garcia A. Executive functions in cocaine-dependent patients with Cluster B and Cluster C personality disorders. Neuropsychology. 2014 Jan; 28(1):84-90.


7. Verdejo-García A, Albein-Urios N, Molina E, Ching-López A, Martínez-González JM, Gutiérrez B. A MAOA gene*cocaine severity interaction on impulsivity and neuropsychological measures of orbitofrontal dysfunction: preliminary results. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Nov 1; 133(1):287-90.


8. Albein-Urios N, Verdejo-Román J, Soriano-Mas C, Asensio S, Martínez-González JM, Verdejo-García A. Cocaine users with comorbid Cluster B personality disorders show dysfunctional brain activation and connectivity in the emotional regulation networks during negative emotion maintenance and reappraisal. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2013 Dec; 23(12):1698-707.


9. Albein-Urios N, Martínez-González JM, Lozano O, Verdejo-Garcia A. Frontal systems related symptoms in cocaine dependent patients with comorbid personality disorders. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013 Aug; 228(3):367-73.


10. Albein-Urios N, Martinez-Gonzalez JM, Lozano Ó, Moreno-López L, Soriano-Mas C, Verdejo-Garcia A. Negative urgency, disinhibition and reduced temporal pole gray matter characterize the comorbidity of cocaine dependence and personality disorders. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Sep 1; 132(1-2):231-7.


11. Albein-Urios N, Verdejo-Román J, Asensio S, Soriano-Mas C, Martínez-González JM, Verdejo-García A. Re-appraisal of negative emotions in cocaine dependence: dysfunctional corticolimbic activation and connectivity. Addict Biol. 2014 May; 19(3):415-26.

12. Albein-Urios N, Martinez-González JM, Lozano O, Clark L, Verdejo-García A. Comparison of impulsivity and working memory in cocaine addiction and pathological gambling: Implications for cocaine-induced neurotoxicity. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2012 Nov 1; 126(1-2):1-6.

 


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