al'Absi M; DeAngelis B; Fiecas M; Budney A; Allen S, 2022. Effects of regular cannabis and nicotine use on acute stress responses: chronic nicotine, but not cannabis use, is associated with blunted adrenocortical and cardiovascular responses to stress.  Psychopharmacology (Berl).

DeAngelis BN; Ben Salah A; al'Absi M, 2022. Stress and COVID-19 related behaviours: The mediating role of delay discounting.  Stress Health 38(1):140-146

Nakajima M; Sero A; Jama S; Habte S; Taha S; Habte H; Mekonnen G; Geleto I; Bongard S; al'Absi M, 2022. Acculturation Style Is Associated with Stress and Tobacco Use among East African Immigrants.  J Psychoactive Drugs.

Bruehl S; Morris MC; al'Absi M, 2022. Stress-induced analgesia: an evaluation of effects on temporal summation of pain and the role of endogenous opioid mechanisms.  Pain Rep 7(2):e987

Nakajima M; Haji A; Sero A; Taha S; Habte H; Jama S; Hodges J; Mohamud S; Ahmed O; Hassan O; al'Absi M, 2021. Psychosocial Correlates of Experience and Intention to Receive Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Cross-Sectional Study Among East African Men in the U.S.  J Prim Prev 42(6):603-623

al'Absi M; Allen AM, 2021. Impact of Acute and Chronic Cannabis Use on Stress Response Regulation: Challenging the Belief That Cannabis Is an Effective Method for Coping.  Front Psychol 12:687106

Anker JJ; Nakajima M; Raatz S; Allen S; al'Absi M, 2021. Tobacco withdrawal increases junk food intake: The role of the endogenous opioid system.  Drug Alcohol Depend 225:108819

Mlouki I; Bouanene I; Sioud I; Bchir A; al'Absi M; El Mhamdi S, 2021. Impulsivity mediates the impact of early life adversity on high risk behaviors among Tunisian adolescents.  Prev Med Rep 23:101424

al'Absi M; Ginty AT; Lovallo WR, 2021. Neurobiological mechanisms of early life adversity, blunted stress reactivity and risk for addiction.  Neuropharmacology 188:108519

al'Absi M; DeAngelis B; Nakajima M; Hatsukami D; Allen S, 2021. Early life adversity and appetite hormones: The effects of smoking status, nicotine withdrawal, and relapse on ghrelin and peptide YY during smoking cessation.  Addict Behav 118:106866

Ben Salah A; DeAngelis BN; al'Absi M, 2021. Resilience and the Role of Depressed and Anxious Mood in the Relationship Between Perceived Social Isolation and Perceived Sleep Quality During the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Int J Behav Med 28(3):277-285

Dermody SS; Tessier KM; Meier E; al'Absi M; Denlinger-Apte RL; Drobes DJ; Jensen J; Koopmeiners JS; Pacek LR; Tidey JW; Vandrey R; Donny E; Hatsukami D, 2021. An Evaluation of Potential Unintended Consequences of a Nicotine Product Standard: A Focus on Drinking History and Outcomes.  Nicotine Tob Res 23(7):1168-1175

Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2021. Influences of Fasting on Stress Response and Withdrawal Symptoms in Habitual Khat Users.  Eur Addict Res 27(1):49-57

al'Absi M; Nakajima M; Bruehl S, 2021. Stress and pain: modality-specific opioid mediation of stress-induced analgesia.  J Neural Transm (Vienna) 128(9):1397-1407

al'Absi M; Nakajima M; DeAngelis B; Grant J; King A; Grabowski J; Hatsukami D; Allen S, 2021. Blunted opioid regulation of the HPA stress response during nicotine withdrawal: therapeutic implications.  Stress 24(5):529-540

Robinson JD; Kypriotakis G; Al'absi M; Denlinger-Apte RL; Drobes DJ; Leischow SJ; McClernon FJ; Pacek LR; Severson HH; Smith TT; Donny EC; Luo X; Jensen JA; Strayer LG; Cinciripini PM; Hatsukami DK, 2020. Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes Disrupt the Feedback Loop of Affective States and Smoking Behavior.  Nicotine Tob Res 22(8):1294-1300

Walls M; Dertinger M; Unzen M; Forsberg A; Aronson B; Wille S; al'Absi M, 2020. Assessment of feasibility and outcomes of a salivary cortisol collection protocol in five American Indian communities.  Stress 23(3):265-274

Meier E; Vandrey R; Rubin N; Pacek LR; Jensen JA; Donny EC; Hecht SS; Carmella SG; Murphy SE; Luo X; Stepanov I; Ikuemonisan J; Severson H; Al'absi M; Hatsukami DK, 2020. Cigarette Smokers Versus Cousers of Cannabis and Cigarettes: Exposure to Toxicants.  Nicotine Tob Res 22(8):1383-1389

Nakajima M; Lemieux AM; Fiecas M; Chatterjee S; Sarker H; Saleheen N; Ertin E; Kumar S; al'Absi M, 2020. Using novel mobile sensors to assess stress and smoking lapse.  Int J Psychophysiol 158:411-418

Allen AM; Jung AM; Alexander AC; Allen SS; Ward KD; al'Absi M, 2020. Cannabis use and stressful life events during the perinatal period: cross-sectional results from Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data, 2016.  Addiction 115(9):1707-1716

DeAngelis BN; al'Absi M, 2020. Regular cannabis use is associated with blunted affective, but not cardiovascular, stress responses.  Addict Behav 107:106411

al'Absi M, 2020. The influence of stress and early life adversity on addiction: Psychobiological mechanisms of risk and resilience.  Int Rev Neurobiol 152:71-100

El Mhamdi S; Lemieux A; Ben Fredj M; Bouanene I; Ben Salah A; Abroug H; Ben Salem K; al'Absi M, 2020. Social and early life adversity and chronic health conditions among Tunisian adults.  Transl Behav Med 10(4):949-958

Ben Salah A; Nakajima M; DeAngelis BN; al'Absi M, 2020. Effects of tobacco addiction on links between early life adversities, sleep disturbance, and depression: A moderated mediation approach.  Prev Med Rep 20:101225

al'Absi M; Lemieux A; Hodges JS; Allen S, 2019. Circulating orexin changes during withdrawal are associated with nicotine craving and risk for smoking relapse.  Addict Biol 24(4):743-753

El Mhamdi S; Lemieux A; Abroug H; Ben Salah A; Bouanene I; Ben Salem K; al'Absi M, 2019. Childhood exposure to violence is associated with risk for mental disorders and adult's weight status: a community-based study in Tunisia.  J Public Health (Oxf) 41(3):502-510

Allen AM; Jung AM; Lemieux AM; Alexander AC; Allen SS; Ward KD; al'Absi M, 2019. Stressful life events are associated with perinatal cigarette smoking.  Prev Med 118:264-271

Ben Salah A; Lemieux A; Mlouki I; Amor I; Bouanene I; Ben Salem K; al'Absi M; El Mhamdi S, 2019. Impact of social violence and childhood adversities on pregnancy outcomes: a longitudinal study in Tunisia.  J Glob Health 9(2):020435

Chen M; Carmella SG; Sipe C; Jensen J; Luo X; Le CT; Murphy SE; Benowitz NL; McClernon FJ; Vandrey R; Allen SS; Denlinger-Apte R; Cinciripini PM; Strasser AA; al'Absi M; Robinson JD; Donny EC; Hatsukami D; Hecht SS, 2019. Longitudinal stability in cigarette smokers of urinary biomarkers of exposure to the toxicants acrylonitrile and acrolein.  PLoS One 14(1):e0210104

Carmella SG; Heskin AK; Tang MK; Jensen J; Luo X; Le CT; Murphy SE; Benowitz NL; McClernon FJ; Vandrey R; Allen SS; Denlinger-Apte R; Cinciripini PM; Strasser AA; al'Absi M; Robinson JD; Donny EC; Hatsukami DK; Hecht SS, 2019. Longitudinal stability in cigarette smokers of urinary eicosanoid biomarkers of oxidative damage and inflammation.  PLoS One 14(4):e0215853

Hatsukami DK; Luo X; Heskin AK; Tang MK; Carmella SG; Jensen J; Robinson JD; Vandrey R; Drobes DJ; Strasser AA; al'Absi M; Leischow S; Cinciripini PM; Koopmeiners J; Ikuemonisan J; Benowitz NL; Donny EC; Hecht SS, 2019. Effects of immediate versus gradual nicotine reduction in cigarettes on biomarkers of biological effects.  Addiction 114(10):1824-1833

Nakajima M; Allen S; al'Absi M, 2019. Influences of the Menstrual Phase on Cortisol Response to Stress in Nicotine Dependent Women: A Preliminary Examination.  Nicotine Tob Res 21(5):617-622

Lemieux AM; al'Absi M, 2018. Changes in circulating peptide YY and ghrelin are associated with early smoking relapse.  Biol Psychol 131:43-48

alʼAbsi M, 2018. Stress and Addiction: When a Robust Stress Response Indicates Resiliency.  Psychosom Med 80(1):2-16

Allen AM; Lundeen K; Eberly LE; Allen SS; al'Absi M; Muramoto M; Hatsukami D, 2018. Hormonal contraceptive use in smokers: Prevalence of use and associations with smoking motives.  Addict Behav 77:187-192

al'Absi M, 2018. Stress response pathways, appetite regulation, and drug addiction.  Biol Psychol 131:1-4

Herrmann-Lingen C; alʼAbsi M, 2018. Exploring the Association of Hypertension With Risk for Depression: Evidence for Tamed Neurobehavioral Arousal Versus Central Emotional Dysregulation.  Psychosom Med 80(6):504-507

Lemieux AM; Nakajima M; Saif-Ali R; Al-Habori M; Dokam A; al'Absi M, 2018. Anger, anxiety, and depressive affect as predictors of stress-induced cortisol production in khat and tobacco users.  Addict Behav 82:195-201

Conroy DE; Pincus AL; Ram N; al'Absi M, 2018. Thirsting to understand the temporal dynamics of physical activity and alcohol use.  Br J Sports Med 52(18):1158-1159

Nakajima M; Hoffman R; Alsameai A; Khalil NS; al'Absi M, 2018. Development of the Khat Knowledge, Attitudes and Perception Scale.  Drug Alcohol Rev 37(6):802-809

El Mhamdi S; Lemieux A; Ben Salah A; Bouanene I; Ben Salem K; al'Absi M, 2018. Exposure to community and collective violence during childhood and tobacco use patterns among young adults in Tunisia.  Health Soc Care Community 26(6):935-945

al'Absi M; Nakajima M; Lemieux A, 2018. Impact of early life adversity on the stress biobehavioral response during nicotine withdrawal.  Psychoneuroendocrinology 98:108-118

Hatsukami DK; Luo X; Jensen JA; al'Absi M; Allen SS; Carmella SG; Chen M; Cinciripini PM; Denlinger-Apte R; Drobes DJ; Koopmeiners JS; Lane T; Le CT; Leischow S; Luo K; McClernon FJ; Murphy SE; Paiano V; Robinson JD; Severson H; Sipe C; Strasser AA; Strayer LG; Tang MK; Vandrey R; Hecht SS; Benowitz NL; Donny EC, 2018. Effect of Immediate vs Gradual Reduction in Nicotine Content of Cigarettes on Biomarkers of Smoke Exposure: A Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA 320(9):880-891

Liao P; Dempsey W; Sarker H; Hossain SM; Al'absi M; Klasnja P; Murphy S, 2018. Just-in-Time but Not Too Much: Determining Treatment Timing in Mobile Health.  Proc ACM Interact Mob Wearable Ubiquitous Technol 2.

Tosun NL; Allen SS; Eberly LE; Yao M; Stoops WW; Strickland JC; Harrison KA; al'Absi M; Carroll ME, 2018. Association of exercise with smoking-related symptomatology, smoking behavior and impulsivity in men and women.  Drug Alcohol Depend 192:29-37

Atlas LY; alʼAbsi M, 2018. The Neuroscience of Pain: Biobehavioral, Developmental, and Psychosocial Mechanisms Relevant to Intervention Targets.  Psychosom Med 80(9):788-790

Nakajima M; Jebena MG; Taha M; Tesfaye M; Gudina E; Lemieux A; Hoffman R; al'Absi M, 2017. Correlates of khat use during pregnancy: A cross-sectional study.  Addict Behav 73:178-184

Ghammam R; Maatoug J; Zammit N; Kebaili R; Boughammoura L; Al'Absi M; Lando H; Ghannem H, 2017. Long term effect of a school based intervention to prevent chronic diseases in Tunisia, 2009-2015.  Afr Health Sci 17(4):1137-1148

Tidey JW; Pacek LR; Koopmeiners JS; Vandrey R; Nardone N; Drobes DJ; Benowitz NL; Dermody SS; Lemieux A; Denlinger RL; Cassidy R; al'Absi M; Hatsukami DK; Donny EC, 2017. Effects of 6-Week Use of Reduced-Nicotine Content Cigarettes in Smokers With and Without Elevated Depressive Symptoms.  Nicotine Tob Res 19(1):59-67

Hatsukami DK; Luo X; Dick L; Kangkum M; Allen SS; Murphy SE; Hecht SS; Shields PG; al'Absi M, 2017. Reduced nicotine content cigarettes and use of alternative nicotine products: exploratory trial.  Addiction 112(1):156-167

Rupprecht LE; Koopmeiners JS; Dermody SS; Oliver JA; al'Absi M; Benowitz NL; Denlinger-Apte R; Drobes DJ; Hatsukami D; McClernon FJ; Pacek LR; Smith TT; Sved AF; Tidey J; Vandrey R; Donny EC, 2017. Reducing nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomised to very low nicotine content cigarettes.  Tob Control 26(e1):e43-e48

El Mhamdi S; Lemieux A; Bouanene I; Ben Salah A; Nakajima M; Ben Salem K; al'Absi M, 2017. Gender differences in adverse childhood experiences, collective violence, and the risk for addictive behaviors among university students in Tunisia.  Prev Med 99:99-104

Nakajima M; Hoffman R; al'Absi M, 2017. Level of khat dependence, use patterns, and psychosocial correlates in Yemen: a cross-sectional investigation.  East Mediterr Health J 23(3):161-167

Odenwald M; al'Absi M, 2017. Khat use and related addiction, mental health and physical disorders: the need to address a growing risk.  East Mediterr Health J 23(3):236-244

al'Absi M; Lemieux A; Westra R; Allen S, 2017. Early life adversity influences stress response association with smoking relapse.  Psychopharmacology (Berl) 234(22):3375-3384

Kotlyar M; Thuras P; Hatsukami DK; al'Absi M, 2017. Sex differences in physiological response to the combination of stress and smoking.  Int J Psychophysiol 118:27-31

Fang D; Hohman F; Polack P; Sarker H; Kahng M; Sharmin M; al'Absi M; Chau DH, 2017. mHealth Visual Discovery Dashboard.  Proc ACM Int Conf Ubiquitous Comput 2017:237-240

Maier KJ; alʼAbsi M, 2017. Toward a Biopsychosocial Ecology of the Human Microbiome, Brain-Gut Axis, and Health.  Psychosom Med 79(8):947-957

Walls ML; Sittner KJ; Aronson BD; Forsberg AK; Whitbeck LB; al'Absi M, 2017. Stress Exposure and Physical, Mental, and Behavioral Health among American Indian Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.  Int J Environ Res Public Health 14.

Raatz SK; Jahns L; Johnson LK; Scheett A; Carriquiry A; Lemieux A; Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2017. Smokers report lower intake of key nutrients than nonsmokers, yet both fall short of meeting recommended intakes.  Nutr Res 45:30-37

Nakajima M; Molla K; Belachew B; Mohammed A; Hassan A; Kroll J; al'Absi M, 2017. Khat Use is Associated with Tobacco, Alcohol, and Illicit Drug Use: A Cross-Sectional Examination in the United States.  J Psychoactive Drugs 49(5):413-419

Carlson SC; Allen AM; Allen SS; al'Absi M, 2017. Differences in mood and cortisol by menstrual phase during acute smoking abstinence: A within-subject comparison.  Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 25(5):338-345

Lissek T; Adams M; Adelman J; Ahissar E; Akaaboune M; Akil H; al'Absi M; Arain F; Arango-Lasprilla JC; Atasoy D; Avila J; Badawi A; Bading H; Baig AM; Baleriola J; Belmonte C; Bertocchi I; Betz H; Blakemore C; Blanke O; Boehm-Sturm P; Bonhoeffer T; Bonifazi P; Brose N; Campolongo P; Celikel T; Chang CC; Chang TY; Citri A; Cline HT; Cortes JM; Cullen K; Dean K; Delgado-Garcia JM; Desroches M; Disterhoft JF; Dowling JE; Draguhn A; El-Khamisy SF; El Manira A; Enam SA; Encinas JM; Erramuzpe A; Esteban JA; Fariñas I; Fischer E; Fukunaga I; Gabilondo I; Ganten D; Gidon A; Gomez-Esteban JC; Greengard P; Grinevich V; Gruart A; Guillemin R; Hariri AR; Hassan B; Häusser M; Hayashi Y; Hussain NK; Jabbar AA; Jaber M; Jahn R; Janahi EM; Kabbaj M; Kettenmann H; Kindt M; Knafo S; Köhr G; Komai S; Krugers H; Kuhn B; Ghazal NL; Larkum ME; London M; Lutz B; Matute C; Martinez-Millan L; Maroun M; McGaugh J; Moustafa AA; Nasim A; Nave KA; Neher E; Nikolich K; Outeiro T; Palmer LM; Penagarikano O; Perez-Otano I; Pfaff DW; Poucet B; Rahman AU; Ramos-Cabrer P; Rashidy-Pour A; Roberts RJ; Rodrigues S; Sanes JR; Schaefer AT; Segal M; Segev I; Shafqat S; Siddiqui NA; Soreq H; Soriano-García E; Spanagel R; Sprengel R; Stuart G; Südhof TC; Tønnesen J; Treviño M; Uthman BM; Venter JC; Verkhratsky A; Weiss C; Wiesel TN; Yaksi E; Yizhar O; Young LJ; Young P; Zawia NH; Zugaza JL; Hasan MT, 2017. Building Bridges through Science.  Neuron 96(4):730-735

Kumar S; Abowd G; Abraham WT; al'Absi M; Chau DHP; Ertin E; Estrin D; Ganesan D; Hnat T; Hossain SM; Ives Z; Kerr J; Marlin BM; Murphy S; Rehg JM; Nahum-Shani I; Shetty V; Sim I; Spring B; Srivastava M; Wetter D, 2017. Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K).  IEEE Pervasive Comput 16(2):18-22

Maatoug J; Sahli J; Harrabi I; Chouikha F; Hmad S; Dendana E; Fredj SB; Slama S; al'Absi M; Lando H; Ghannem H, 2016. Assessment of the validity of self-reported smoking status among schoolchildren in Sousse, Tunisia.  Int J Adolesc Med Health 28(2):211-6

Kassim S; Al'absi M, 2016. Khat use is a neglected addictive behaviour.  Addiction 111(1):179-80

Lemieux A; al'Absi M, 2016. Stress psychobiology in the context of addiction medicine: from drugs of abuse to behavioral addictions.  Prog Brain Res 223:43-62

Dermody SS; Tidey JW; Denlinger RL; Pacek LR; al'Absi M; Drobes DJ; Hatsukami DK; Vandrey R; Donny EC, 2016. The Impact of Smoking Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes on Alcohol Use.  Alcohol Clin Exp Res 40(3):606-15

Lemieux A; Olson L; Nakajima M; Schulberg L; al'Absi M, 2016. Life adversity is associated with smoking relapse after a quit attempt.  Addict Behav 60:71-7

Engelgau MM; Sampson UK; Rabadan-Diehl C; Smith R; Miranda J; Bloomfield GS; Belis D; Narayan KM, 2016. Tackling NCD in LMIC: Achievements and Lessons Learned From the NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program.  Glob Heart 11(1):5-15

Wiggert N; Wilhelm FH; Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2016. Chronic Smoking, Trait Anxiety, and the Physiological Response to Stress.  Subst Use Misuse 51(12):1619-1628

Nakajima M; Dokam A; Khalil NS; Alsoofi M; al'Absi M, 2016. Correlates of Concurrent Khat and Tobacco Use in Yemen.  Subst Use Misuse 51(12):1535-1541

Bongard S; Olson L; Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2016. Anger Expression Style Predicts the Domain of the First Smoking Relapse After a Quit Attempt.  Subst Use Misuse 51(13):1810-4

Pacek LR; Vandrey R; Dermody SS; Denlinger-Apte RL; Lemieux A; Tidey JW; McClernon FJ; Bangdiwala AS; Drobes DJ; al'Absi M; Strasser AA; Koopmeiners JS; Hatsukami DK; Donny EC, 2016. Evaluation of a reduced nicotine product standard: Moderating effects of and impact on cannabis use.  Drug Alcohol Depend 167:228-32

Nakajima M; Bouanene I; El-Mhamdi S; Soltani M; Bongard S; al'Absi M, 2016. Psychometric Examination of an Arabic Version of the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory.  Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 16(3):e322-8

Chatterjee S; Hovsepian K; Sarker H; Saleheen N; al'Absi M; Atluri G; Ertin E; Lam C; Lemieux A; Nakajima M; Spring B; Wetter DW; Kumar S, 2016. mCrave: Continuous Estimation of Craving During Smoking Cessation.  Proc ACM Int Conf Ubiquitous Comput 2016:863-874

Sarker H; Tyburski M; Rahman MM; Hovsepian K; Sharmin M; Epstein DH; Preston KL; Furr-Holden CD; Milam A; Nahum-Shani I; al'Absi M; Kumar S, 2016. Finding Significant Stress Episodes in a Discontinuous Time Series of Rapidly Varying Mobile Sensor Data.  Proc SIGCHI Conf Hum Factor Comput Syst 2016:4489-4501

Lemieux AM; Li B; al'Absi M, 2015. Khat use and appetite: an overview and comparison of amphetamine, khat and cathinone.  J Ethnopharmacol 160:78-85

Hinderaker K; Allen AM; Tosun N; al'Absi M; Hatsukami D; Allen SS, 2015. The effect of combination oral contraceptives on smoking-related symptomatology during short-term smoking abstinence.  Addict Behav 41:148-51

Allen AM; Lunos S; Heishman SJ; al'Absi M; Hatsukami D; Allen SS, 2015. Subjective response to nicotine by menstrual phase.  Addict Behav 43:50-3

Allen AM; al'Absi M; Lando H; Allen SS, 2015. Allopregnanolone association with psychophysiological and cognitive functions during acute smoking abstinence in premenopausal women.  Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 23(1):22-8

Bongard S; Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2015. Khat chewing and acculturation in East-African migrants living in Frankfurt am Main/Germany.  J Ethnopharmacol 164:223-8

Al-Bakri A; Jawad M; Salameh P; al'Absi M; Kassim S, 2015. Opportunistic insights into occupational health hazards associated with waterpipe tobacco smoking premises in the United Kingdom.  Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 16(2):621-6

al'Absi M; Lemieux A; Nakajima M; Hatsukami DK; Allen S, 2015. Circulating leptin and pain perception among tobacco-dependent individuals.  Biol Psychol 107:10-5

al'Absi M; Nakajima M; Allen S; Lemieux A; Hatsukami D, 2015. Sex differences in hormonal responses to stress and smoking relapse: a prospective examination.  Nicotine Tob Res 17(4):382-9

Huttlin EA; Allen AM; Tosun NL; Allen SS; al'Absi M, 2015. Associations between adrenocortical activity and nicotine response in female smokers by menstrual phase.  Addict Behav 50:135-9

Lemieux A; Nakajima M; Hatsukami DK; Allen S; al'Absi M, 2015. Changes in circulating leptin levels during the initial stage of cessation are associated with smoking relapse.  Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232(18):3355-61

Nyongesa A; Oduma J; al'Absi M; Chirwa S, 2015. Immunohistochemical localization of anterior pituitary cell types of vervet monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops) following sub-chronic cathinone exposure.  J Ethnopharmacol 174:168-77

Donny EC; Denlinger RL; Tidey JW; Koopmeiners JS; Benowitz NL; Vandrey RG; al'Absi M; Carmella SG; Cinciripini PM; Dermody SS; Drobes DJ; Hecht SS; Jensen J; Lane T; Le CT; McClernon FJ; Montoya ID; Murphy SE; Robinson JD; Stitzer ML; Strasser AA; Tindle H; Hatsukami DK, 2015. Randomized Trial of Reduced-Nicotine Standards for Cigarettes.  N Engl J Med 373(14):1340-9

Jebena MG; Taha M; Nakajima M; Lemieux A; Lemessa F; Hoffman R; Tesfaye M; Belachew T; Workineh N; Kebede E; Gemechu T; Tariku Y; Segni H; Kolsteren P; al'Absi M, 2015. Household food insecurity and mental distress among pregnant women in Southwestern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study design.  BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:250

Saleheen N; Ali AA; Hossain SM; Sarker H; Chatterjee S; Marlin B; Ertin E; al'Absi M; Kumar S, 2015. puffMarker: A Multi-Sensor Approach for Pinpointing the Timing of First Lapse in Smoking Cessation.  Proc ACM Int Conf Ubiquitous Comput 2015:999-1010

Kumar S; Abowd GD; Abraham WT; al'Absi M; Beck JG; Chau DH; Condie T; Conroy DE; Ertin E; Estrin D; Ganesan D; Lam C; Marlin B; Marsh CB; Murphy SA; Nahum-Shani I; Patrick K; Rehg JM; Sharmin M; Shetty V; Sim I; Spring B; Srivastava M; Wetter DW, 2015. Center of excellence for mobile sensor data-to-knowledge (MD2K).  J Am Med Inform Assoc 22(6):1137-42

Baingana F; al'Absi M; Becker AE; Pringle B, 2015. Global research challenges and opportunities for mental health and substance-use disorders.  Nature 527(7578):S172-7

Hovsepian K; al'Absi M; Ertin E; Kamarck T; Nakajima M; Kumar S, 2015. cStress: Towards a Gold Standard for Continuous Stress Assessment in the Mobile Environment.  Proc ACM Int Conf Ubiquitous Comput 2015:493-504

Wong JA; Pickworth WB; Waters AJ; al'Absi M; Leventhal AM, 2014. Cortisol levels decrease after acute tobacco abstinence in regular smokers.  Hum Psychopharmacol 29(2):152-62

Nouira A; Maatoug J; Harrabi I; Hmad S; Belkacem M; Slama S; Al'absi M; Lando H; Ghannem H, 2014. Clustering of risk factors in the smoking habits of schoolchildren in Sousse, Tunisia.  Int J Adolesc Med Health 26(2):267-73

Nakajima M; Hoffman R; Al'Absi M, 2014. Poor working memory and reduced blood pressure levels in concurrent users of khat and tobacco.  Nicotine Tob Res 16(3):279-87

Kassim S; Al-Bakri A; Al'Absi M; Croucher R, 2014. Waterpipe tobacco dependence in U.K. male adult residents: a cross-sectional study.  Nicotine Tob Res 16(3):316-25

Nyongesa AW; Oduma JA; Nakajima M; Odongo HO; Adoyo PA; al'Absi M, 2014. Acute and sub-chronic effects of purified cathinone from khat (Catha edulis) on behavioural profiles in vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops).  Metab Brain Dis 29(2):441-9

Nyongesa AW; Oduma JA; Nakajima M; Odongo HO; Adoyo PA; al'Absi M, 2014. Dose-response inhibitory effects of purified cathinone from khat (Catha edulis) on cortisol and prolactin release in vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops).  Metab Brain Dis 29(2):451-8

Rahman M; Bari R; Ali AA; Sharmin M; Raij A; Hovsepian K; Hossain SM; Ertin E; Kennedy A; Epstein DH; Preston KL; Jobes M; Beck JG; Kedia S; Ward KD; al'Absi M; Kumar S, 2014. Are We There Yet? Feasibility of Continuous Stress Assessment via Wireless Physiological Sensors.  ACM BCB 2014:479-488

Vogel RI; Hertsgaard LA; Dermody SS; Luo X; Moua L; Allen S; al'Absi M; Hatsukami DK, 2014. Sex differences in response to reduced nicotine content cigarettes.  Addict Behav 39(7):1197-204

Allen SS; Allen AM; Tosun N; Lunos S; al'Absi M; Hatsukami D, 2014. Smoking- and menstrual-related symptomatology during short-term smoking abstinence by menstrual phase and depressive symptoms.  Addict Behav 39(5):901-6

al'Absi M; Nakajima M; Dokam A; Sameai A; Alsoofi M; Saem Khalil N; Al Habori M, 2014. Concurrent tobacco and khat use is associated with blunted cardiovascular stress response and enhanced negative mood: a cross-sectional investigation.  Hum Psychopharmacol 29(4):307-15

Nakajima M; Dokam A; Kasim AN; Alsoofi M; Khalil NS; al'Absi M, 2014. Habitual khat and concurrent khat and tobacco use are associated with subjective sleep quality.  Prev Chronic Dis 11:E86

Nakajima M; Al'Absi M, 2014. Nicotine withdrawal and stress-induced changes in pain sensitivity: a cross-sectional investigation between abstinent smokers and nonsmokers.  Psychophysiology 51(10):1015-22

Potretzke S; Nakajima M; Cragin T; al'Absi M, 2014. Changes in circulating leptin levels during acute stress and associations with craving in abstinent smokers: a preliminary investigation.  Psychoneuroendocrinology 47:232-40

Nakajima M; Dokam A; Alsameai A; AlSoofi M; Khalil N; al'Absi M, 2014. Severity of khat dependence among adult khat chewers: the moderating influence of gender and age.  J Ethnopharmacol 155(3):1467-72

Widmann M; Warsame AH; Mikulica J; von Beust J; Isse MM; Ndetei D; al'Absi M; Odenwald MG, 2014. Khat Use, PTSD and Psychotic Symptoms among Somali Refugees in Nairobi - A Pilot Study.  Front Public Health 2:71

al'Absi M; Lemieux A; Nakajima M, 2014. Peptide YY and ghrelin predict craving and risk for relapse in abstinent smokers.  Psychoneuroendocrinology 49:253-9

Allen SS; Allen AM; Kotlyar M; Lunos S; Al'absi M; Hatsukami D, 2013. Menstrual phase and depressive symptoms differences in physiological response to nicotine following acute smoking abstinence.  Nicotine Tob Res 15(6):1091-8

Nakajima M; al'Absi M; Dokam A; Alsoofi M; Khalil NS; Al Habori M, 2013. Gender differences in patterns and correlates of khat and tobacco use.  Nicotine Tob Res 15(6):1130-5

al'Absi M; Nakajima M; Grabowski J, 2013. Stress response dysregulation and stress-induced analgesia in nicotine dependent men and women.  Biol Psychol 93(1):1-8

Nakajima M; Kumar S; Wittmers L; Scott MS; al'Absi M, 2013. Psychophysiological responses to stress following alcohol intake in social drinkers who are at risk of hazardous drinking.  Biol Psychol 93(1):9-16

al'Absi M; Khalil NS; Al Habori M; Hoffman R; Fujiwara K; Wittmers L, 2013. Effects of chronic khat use on cardiovascular, adrenocortical, and psychological responses to stress in men and women.  Am J Addict 22(2):99-107

Kassim S; Croucher R; al'Absi M, 2013. Khat dependence syndrome: a cross sectional preliminary evaluation amongst UK-resident Yemeni khat chewers.  J Ethnopharmacol 146(3):835-41

Hoffman R; Al'absi M, 2013. Concurrent use of khat and tobacco is associated with verbal learning and delayed recall deficits.  Addiction 108(10):1855-62

Kotlyar M; al'Absi M; Thuras P; Vuchetich JP; Adson DE; Nowack AL; Hatsukami DK, 2013. Effect of paroxetine on physiological response to stress and smoking.  Psychosom Med 75(3):236-43

Hatsukami DK; Hertsgaard LA; Vogel RI; Jensen JA; Murphy SE; Hecht SS; Carmella SG; al'Absi M; Joseph AM; Allen SS, 2013. Reduced nicotine content cigarettes and nicotine patch.  Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22(6):1015-24

Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2013. Psychosocial deterrents of tobacco and khat use among men and women.  Public Health 127(7):684-6

Hoffman R; al'Absi M, 2013. Working memory and speed of information processing in chronic khat users: preliminary findings.  Eur Addict Res 19(1):1-6

Allen AM; al'Absi M; Lando H; Hatsukami D; Allen SS, 2013. Menstrual phase, depressive symptoms, and allopregnanolone during short-term smoking cessation.  Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 21(6):427-33

Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2013. Patterns of change in affect and adrenocortical activity over an extended period of smoking abstinence.  Psychol Addict Behav 27(4):1189-95

Maatoug J; Harrabi I; Hmad S; Belkacem M; Al'absi M; Lando H; Ghannem H, 2013. Clustering of risk factors with smoking habits among adults, Sousse, Tunisia.  Prev Chronic Dis 10:E211

Al'Absi M; Nakajima M; Hooker S; Wittmers L; Cragin T, 2012. Exposure to acute stress is associated with attenuated sweet taste.  Psychophysiology 49(1):96-103

al'Absi M; Grabowski J, 2012. Concurrent use of tobacco and khat: added burden on chronic disease epidemic.  Addiction 107(2):451-2

Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2012. Predictors of risk for smoking relapse in men and women: a prospective examination.  Psychol Addict Behav 26(3):633-7

al'Absi M, 2012. Realizing talent: Arab science must help itself.  Nature 489(7416):367

Nakajima M; al'Absi M; Dokam A; Alsoofi M; Khalil NS, 2012. An examination of the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence among concurrent tobacco and khat users.  J Psychoactive Drugs 44(5):437-41

Bongard S; al'Absi M; Khalil NS; Al Habori M, 2011. Khat use and trait anger: effects on affect regulation during an acute stressful challenge.  Eur Addict Res 17(6):285-91

Nakajima M; al'Absi M, 2011. Enhanced pain perception prior to smoking cessation is associated with early relapse.  Biol Psychol 88(1):141-6

Kotlyar M; Drone D; Thuras P; Hatsukami DK; Brauer L; Adson DE; al'Absi M, 2011. Effect of stress and bupropion on craving, withdrawal symptoms, and mood in smokers.  Nicotine Tob Res 13(6):492-7

Bongard S; Martin NM; Seip M; al'Absi M, 2011. Evaluation of a domain-specific anger expression assessment strategy.  J Pers Assess 93(1):56-61

al'Absi M; Hooker S; Fujiwara K; Kiefer F; von der Goltz C; Cragin T; Wittmers LE, 2011. Circulating leptin levels are associated with increased craving to smoke in abstinent smokers.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 97(3):509-13

Hoffman R; Al'Absi M, 2010. Khat use and neurobehavioral functions: suggestions for future studies.  J Ethnopharmacol 132(3):554-63

Shaw D; al'Absi M, 2010. Blunted opiate modulation of prolactin response in smoking men and women.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 95(1):1-5

Ceballos NA; Hooker S; al'Absi M, 2009. Sex-specific associations of body mass index with mood disturbance during smoking abstinence.  Neuropsychobiology 60(1):37-43

Al-Absi A; Bassili A; Abdul Bary H; Barker A; Daniels M; Munim A; Seita A; Williams B; Dye C, 2009. The decline of tuberculosis in Yemen: evaluation based on two nationwide tuberculin surveys.  Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13(9):1100-5

Allen AM; Allen SS; Widenmier J; Al'absi M, 2009. Patterns of cortisol and craving by menstrual phase in women attempting to quit smoking.  Addict Behav 34(8):632-5

Kotlyar M; al'Absi M; Brauer LH; Grant JE; Fong E; Kim SW, 2008. Naltrexone effect on physiological and subjective response to a cold pressor task.  Biol Psychol 77(2):233-6

Ring C; France CR; al'Absi M; Edwards L; McIntyre D; Carroll D; Martin U, 2008. Effects of naltrexone on electrocutaneous pain in patients with hypertension compared to normotensive individuals.  Biol Psychol 77(2):191-6

al'Absi M; Wittmers LE; Hatsukami D; Westra R, 2008. Blunted opiate modulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical activity in men and women who smoke.  Psychosom Med 70(8):928-35

Morrell HE; Cohen LM; al'Absi M, 2008. Physiological and psychological symptoms and predictors in early nicotine withdrawal.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 89(3):272-8

Shaw D; al'Absi M, 2008. Attenuated beta endorphin response to acute stress is associated with smoking relapse.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 90(3):357-62

Edwards L; Ring C; France CR; al'Absi M; McIntyre D; Carroll D; Martin U, 2007. Nociceptive flexion reflex thresholds and pain during rest and computer game play in patients with hypertension and individuals at risk for hypertension.  Biol Psychol 76(1-2):72-82

al'Absi M; Carr SB; Bongard S, 2007. Anger and psychobiological changes during smoking abstinence and in response to acute stress: prediction of smoking relapse.  Int J Psychophysiol 66(2):109-15

Bruehl S; al'Absi M; France CR; France J; Harju A; Burns JW; Chung OY, 2007. Anger management style and endogenous opioid function: is gender a moderator?  J Behav Med 30(3):209-19

France CR; al'Absi M; Ring C; France JL; Harju A; Wittmers LE, 2007. Nociceptive flexion reflex and pain rating responses during endogenous opiate blockade with naltrexone in healthy young adults.  Biol Psychol 75(1):95-100

Ring C; France CR; al'Absi M; Beesley L; Edwards L; McIntyre D; Carroll D; Martin U, 2007. Effects of opioid blockade with naltrexone and distraction on cold and ischemic pain in hypertension.  J Behav Med 30(1):59-68

Ceballos NA; France CR; al'Absi M, 2007. Influence of naltrexone administration on dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels in male and female participants.  Biol Psychol 74(3):414-6

al'Absi M, 2006. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical responses to psychological stress and risk for smoking relapse.  Int J Psychophysiol 59(3):218-27

al'Absi M; France C; Harju A; France J; Wittmers L, 2006. Adrenocortical and nociceptive responses to opioid blockade in hypertension-prone men and women.  Psychosom Med 68(2):292-8

al'Absi M; Devereux RB; Rao DC; Kitzman D; Oberman A; Hopkins P; Arnett DK, 2006. Blood pressure stress reactivity and left ventricular mass in a random community sample of African-American and caucasian men and women.  Am J Cardiol 97(2):240-4

Farag NH; Vincent AS; McKey BS; Al'Absi M; Whitsett TL; Lovallo WR, 2006. Sex differences in the hemodynamic responses to mental stress: Effect of caffeine consumption.  Psychophysiology 43(4):337-43

Kotlyar M; Brauer LH; al'absi M; Adson DE; Robiner W; Thuras P; Harris J; Finocchi ME; Bronars CA; Candell S; Hatsukami DK, 2006. Effect of bupropion on physiological measures of stress in smokers during nicotine withdrawal.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 83(3):370-9

al'Absi M; Bongard S, 2006. Neuroendocrine and behavioral mechanisms mediating the relationship between anger expression and cardiovascular risk: assessment considerations and improvements.  J Behav Med 29(6):573-91

Al-Kubati M; Al-Kubati AS; al'Absi M; Fiser B, 2006. The short-term effect of water-pipe smoking on the baroreflex control of heart rate in normotensives.  Auton Neurosci 126-127:146-9

Ceballos NA; al'Absi M, 2006. Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, cortisol, mood state and smoking cessation: relationship to relapse status at 4-week follow-up.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 85(1):23-8

Lovallo WR; Whitsett TL; al'Absi M; Sung BH; Vincent AS; Wilson MF, 2005. Caffeine stimulation of cortisol secretion across the waking hours in relation to caffeine intake levels.  Psychosom Med 67(5):734-9

France CR; al'absi M; Ring C; France JL; Brose J; Spaeth D; Harju A; Nordehn G; Wittmers LE, 2005. Assessment of opiate modulation of pain and nociceptive responding in young adults with a parental history of hypertension.  Biol Psychol 70(3):168-74

Bruehl S; France CR; France J; Harju A; al'Absi M, 2005. How accurate are parental chronic pain histories provided by offspring?  Pain 115(3):390-397

al'Absi M; Hatsukami D; Davis GL, 2005. Attenuated adrenocorticotropic responses to psychological stress are associated with early smoking relapse.  Psychopharmacology (Berl) 181(1):107-17

Bongard S; al'Absi M, 2005. Domain-specific anger expression and blood pressure in an occupational setting.  J Psychosom Res 58(1):43-9

al'Absi M; France CR; Ring C; France J; Harju A; McIntyre D; Wittmers LE, 2005. Nociception and baroreceptor stimulation in hypertension-prone men and women.  Psychophysiology 42(1):83-91

al'Absi M; Hatsukami D; Davis GL; Wittmers LE, 2004. Prospective examination of effects of smoking abstinence on cortisol and withdrawal symptoms as predictors of early smoking relapse.  Drug Alcohol Depend 73(3):267-78

Hoffman R; Al'Absi M, 2004. The effect of acute stress on subsequent neuropsychological test performance (2003).  Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19(4):497-506

Cohen LM; al'Absi M; Collins FL Jr, 2004. Salivary cortisol concentrations are associated with acute nicotine withdrawal.  Addict Behav 29(8):1673-8

al'Absi M; Wittmers LE; Ellestad D; Nordehn G; Kim SW; Kirschbaum C; Grant JE, 2004. Sex differences in pain and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical responses to opioid blockade.  Psychosom Med 66(2):198-206

al'Absi M; Petersen KL, 2003. Blood pressure but not cortisol mediates stress effects on subsequent pain perception in healthy men and women.  Pain 106(3):285-295

al'Absi M; Wittmers LE Jr, 2003. Enhanced adrenocortical responses to stress in hypertension-prone men and women.  Ann Behav Med 25(1):25-33

al'Absi M; Wittmers LE; Erickson J; Hatsukami D; Crouse B, 2003. Attenuated adrenocortical and blood pressure responses to psychological stress in ad libitum and abstinent smokers.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 74(2):401-10

France CR; France JL; al'Absi M; Ring C; McIntyre D, 2002. Catastrophizing is related to pain ratings, but not nociceptive flexion reflex threshold.  Pain 99(3):459-463

al'Absi M; Hugdahl K; Lovallo WR, 2002. Adrenocortical stress responses and altered working memory performance.  Psychophysiology 39(1):95-9

al'Absi M; Amunrud T; Wittmers LE, 2002. Psychophysiological effects of nicotine abstinence and behavioral challenges in habitual smokers.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72(3):707-16

al'Absi M; Petersen KL; Wittmers LE, 2002. Adrenocortical and hemodynamic predictors of pain perception in men and women.  Pain 96(1-2):197-204

al'Absi M; Devereux RB; Lewis CE; Kitzman DW; Rao DC; Hopkins P; Markovitz J; Arnett DK, 2002. Blood pressure responses to acute stress and left ventricular mass (The Hypertension Genetic Epidemiology Network Study).  Am J Cardiol 89(5):536-40

Cohen LM; Britt DM; Collins FL; Al'Absi M; McChargue DE, 2001. Multimodal assessment of the effect of chewing gum on nicotine withdrawal.  Addict Behav 26(2):289-95

Shepard JD; al'Absi M; Whitsett TL; Passey RB; Lovallo WR, 2000. Additive pressor effects of caffeine and stress in male medical students at risk for hypertension.  Am J Hypertens 13(5 Pt 1):475-81

al'Absi M; Petersen KL; Wittmers LE, 2000. Blood pressure but not parental history for hypertension predicts pain perception in women.  Pain 88(1):61-68

al'Absi M; Bongard S; Lovallo WR, 2000. Adrenocorticotropin responses to interpersonal stress: effects of overt anger expression style and defensiveness.  Int J Psychophysiol 37(3):257-65

al'Absi M; Arnett DK, 2000. Adrenocortical responses to psychological stress and risk for hypertension.  Biomed Pharmacother 54(5):234-44

al'Absi M; Buchanan TW; Marrero A; Lovallo WR, 1999. Sex differences in pain perception and cardiovascular responses in persons with parental history for hypertension.  Pain 83(2):331-8

Buchanan TW; al'Absi M; Lovallo WR, 1999. Cortisol fluctuates with increases and decreases in negative affect.  Psychoneuroendocrinology 24(2):227-41

al'Absi M; Lovallo WR; McKey B; Sung BH; Whitsett TL; Wilson MF, 1998. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical responses to psychological stress and caffeine in men at high and low risk for hypertension.  Psychosom Med 60(4):521-7

Bongard S; al'Absi M; Lovallo WR, 1998. Interactive effects of trait hostility and anger expression on cardiovascular reactivity in young men.  Int J Psychophysiol 28(2):181-91

Lovallo WR; al'Absi M, 1998. Hemodynamics during rest and behavioral stress in normotensive men at high risk for hypertension.  Psychophysiology 35(1):47-53

Bongard S; Pfeiffer JS; al'Absi M; Hodapp V; Linnenkemper G, 1997. Cardiovascular responses during effortful active coping and acute experience of anger in women.  Psychophysiology 34(4):459-66

Al'Absi M; Bongard S; Buchanan T; Pincomb GA; Licinio J; Lovallo WR, 1997. Cardiovascular and neuroendocrine adjustment to public speaking and mental arithmetic stressors.  Psychophysiology 34(3):266-75

Marrero AF; al'Absi M; Pincomb GA; Lovallo WR, 1997. Men at risk for hypertension show elevated vascular resistance at rest and during mental stress.  Int J Psychophysiol 25(3):185-92

Lovallo WR; al'Absi M; Pincomb GA; Everson SA; Sung BH; Passey RB; Wilson MF, 1996. Caffeine and behavioral stress effects on blood pressure in borderline hypertensive Caucasian men.  Health Psychol 15(1):11-17

Lovallo WR; Al'Absi M; Blick K; Whitsett TL; Wilson MF, 1996. Stress-like adrenocorticotropin responses to caffeine in young healthy men.  Pharmacol Biochem Behav 55(3):365-9

al'Absi M; Buchanan T; Lovallo WR, 1996. Pain perception and cardiovascular responses in men with positive parental history for hypertension.  Psychophysiology 33(6):655-61

al'Absi M; Everson SA; Lovallo WR, 1995. Hypertension risk factors and cardiovascular reactivity to mental stress in young men.  Int J Psychophysiol 20(3):155-60

Gunaid AA; Sumairi AA; Shidrawi RG; al-Hanaki A; al-Haimi M; al-Absi S; al-Hureibi MA; Qirbi AA; al-Awlagi S; el-Guneid AM, 1995. Oesophageal and gastric carcinoma in the Republic of Yemen.  Br J Cancer 71(2):409-10

al'Absi M; Lovallo WR; Pincomb GA; Sung BH; Wilson MF, 1995. Adrenocortical effects of caffeine at rest and during mental stress in borderline hypertensive men.  Int J Behav Med 2(3):263-75

Sung BH; Whitsett TL; Lovallo WR; al'Absi M; Pincomb GA; Wilson MF, 1994. Prolonged increase in blood pressure by a single oral dose of caffeine in mildly hypertensive men.  Am J Hypertens 7(8):755-8

al'Absi M; Lovallo WR; McKey BS; Pincomb GA, 1994. Borderline hypertensives produce exaggerated adrenocortical responses to mental stress.  Psychosom Med 56(3):245-50

al'Absi M; Lovallo WR, 1993. Cortisol concentrations in serum of borderline hypertensive men exposed to a novel experimental setting.  Psychoneuroendocrinology 18(5-6):355-63

Rokke PD; al'Absi M, 1992. Matching pain coping strategies to the individual: a prospective validation of the cognitive coping strategy inventory.  J Behav Med 15(6):611-25

Rokke PD; al Absi M; Lall R; Oswald K, 1991. When does a choice of coping strategies help? The interaction of choice and locus of control.  J Behav Med 14(5):491-504

Al Absi M; Rokke PD, 1991. Can anxiety help us tolerate pain?  Pain 46(1):43-51

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