William Truitt

  • 1856 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
19992020
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Publications 1999 2019

  • 1856 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 34 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
Ventral Tegmental Area
Cholinergic Agents
Rats
Ethanol
Genes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of fear and anxiety associated behaviors, physiology and neural circuits in rats with reduced serotonin transporter (SERT) levels

Johnson, P., Molosh, A. I., Federici, L. M., Bernabe, C., Haggerty, D., Fitz, S. D., Nalivaiko, E., Truitt, W. & Shekhar, A., Dec 1 2019, In : Translational Psychiatry. 9, 1, 33.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serotonin Plasma Membrane Transport Proteins
Fear
Anxiety
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Panic
1 Citation (Scopus)

Conditioned stimuli affect ethanol-seeking by female alcohol-preferring (P) rats: the role of repeated-deprivations, cue-pretreatment, and cue-temporal intervals

Hauser, S. R., Deehan, G. A., Knight, C. P., Waeiss, R. A., Truitt, W., Johnson, P., Bell, R., McBride, W. J. & Rodd, Z., Jan 1 2019, In : Psychopharmacology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Ethanol
Alcohols
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Drug-Seeking Behavior
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Panic results in unique molecular and network changes in the amygdala that facilitate fear responses

Molosh, A. I., Dustrude, E. T., Lukkes, J. L., Fitz, S. D., Caliman, I. F., Abreu, A. R. R., Dietrich, A. D., Truitt, W., Ver Donck, L., Ceusters, M., Kent, J. M., Johnson, P. & Shekhar, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Psychiatry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panic
Amygdala
Fear
Hypothalamus
Panic Disorder
4 Citations (Scopus)
Locomotion
Nicotine
Alcohol Drinking
Alcohols
Reward
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)
Anatomic Models
Menopause
Vasodilation
Histamine
Neurons
6 Citations (Scopus)

Hypothalamic orexin's role in exacerbated cutaneous vasodilation responses to an anxiogenic stimulus in a surgical menopause model

Federici, L. M., Caliman, I. F., Molosh, A. I., Fitz, S. D., Truitt, W., Bonaventure, P., Carpenter, J., Shekhar, A. & Johnson, P., Mar 1 2016, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 65, p. 127-137 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hot Flashes
Anatomic Models
Menopause
Vasodilation
Estrogens
2015
16 Citations (Scopus)

Co-administration of ethanol and nicotine: The enduring alterations in the rewarding properties of nicotine and glutamate activity within the mesocorticolimbic system of female alcohol-preferring (P) rats

Deehan, G. A., Hauser, S. R., Waeiss, R. A., Knight, C. P., Toalston, J. E., Truitt, W., McBride, W. J. & Rodd, Z., Aug 26 2015, In : Psychopharmacology. 232, 23, p. 4293-4302 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nicotine
Glutamic Acid
Ethanol
Alcohols
Prefrontal Cortex
26 Citations (Scopus)

Ethanol and nicotine interaction within the posterior ventral tegmental area in male and female alcohol-preferring rats: Evidence of synergy and differential gene activation in the nucleus accumbens shell

Truitt, W., Hauser, S. R., Deehan, G. A., Toalston, J. E., Wilden, J. A., Bell, R., McBride, W. J. & Rodd, Z., 2015, In : Psychopharmacology. 232, 3, p. 639-649 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventral Tegmental Area
Nucleus Accumbens
Nicotine
Transcriptional Activation
Ethanol
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

Reinforcing properties and neurochemical response of ethanol within the posterior ventral tegmental area are enhanced in adulthood by periadolescent ethanol consumption

Toalston, J. E., Deehan, G. A., Hauser, S. R., Engleman, E., Bell, R., Murphy, J. M., Truitt, W., McBride, W. J. & Rodd, Z., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 351, 2, p. 317-326 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventral Tegmental Area
Ethanol
Dopamine
Alcohol Drinking
Aptitude
19 Citations (Scopus)

Selective breeding for high alcohol preference increases the sensitivity of the posterior VTA to the reinforcing effects of nicotine

Hauser, S. R., Bracken, A. L., Deehan, G. A., Toalston, J. E., Ding, Z. M., Truitt, W., Bell, R., McBride, W. J. & Rodd, Z., 2014, In : Addiction Biology. 19, 5, p. 800-811 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nicotine
Alcohols
Ventral Tegmental Area
Wistar Rats
Receptors, Serotonin, 5-HT3
10 Citations (Scopus)

The role of the medial prefrontal cortex in regulating social familiarity-induced anxiolysis

Lungwitz, E. A., Stuber, G. D., Johnson, P., Dietrich, A. D., Schartz, N., Hanrahan, B., Shekhar, A. & Truitt, W., Mar 2014, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 39, 4, p. 1009-1019 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prefrontal Cortex
Anxiety
Cycloserine
Interpersonal Relations
Fear
2013
17 Citations (Scopus)
Dopamine
Alcohols
Acetaldehyde
Ventral Tegmental Area
Metabolic Networks and Pathways
28 Citations (Scopus)

NPY y 1 receptors differentially modulate gaba a and nmda receptors via divergent signal-transduction pathways to reduce excitability of amygdala neurons

Molosh, A. I., Sajdyk, T. J., Truitt, W., Zhu, W., Oxford, G. S. & Shekhar, A., Jun 2013, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 38, 7, p. 1352-1364 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

N-Methylaspartate
Amygdala
Signal Transduction
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potentials
2012
34 Citations (Scopus)

A Pivotal Role of Lumbar Spinothalamic Cells in the Regulation of Ejaculation via Intraspinal Connections

Staudt, M. D., Truitt, W., Mckenna, K. E., de Oliveira, C. V. R., Lehman, M. N. & Coolen, L. M., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 9, 9, p. 2256-2265 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ejaculation
Reflex
Spinal Cord
Pudendal Nerve
Motor Neurons
104 Citations (Scopus)

Orexin, stress, and anxiety/panic states

Johnson, P., Molosh, A., Fitz, S. D., Truitt, W. & Shekhar, A., 2012, In : Progress in Brain Research. 198, p. 133-161 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panic
Anxiety
Dimenhydrinate
Hypothalamus
Escape Reaction
57 Citations (Scopus)

Orexin 1 receptors are a novel target to modulate panic responses and the panic brain network

Johnson, P., Samuels, B. C., Fitz, S. D., Federici, L. M., Hammes, N., Early, M. C., Truitt, W., Lowry, C. A. & Shekhar, A., Dec 5 2012, In : Physiology and Behavior. 107, 5, p. 733-742 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orexin Receptors
Panic
Brain
Dimenhydrinate
Periaqueductal Gray
62 Citations (Scopus)

Orexin-A induces anxiety-like behavior through interactions with glutamatergic receptors in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis of rats

Lungwitz, E. A., Molosh, A., Johnson, P., Harvey, B. P., Dirks, R. C., Dietrich, A., Minick, P., Shekhar, A. & Truitt, W., Dec 5 2012, In : Physiology and Behavior. 107, 5, p. 726-732 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Septal Nuclei
Anxiety
Injections
Orexins
Nucleus
13 Citations (Scopus)

Repeated exposure of the posterior ventral tegmental area to nicotine increases the sensitivity of local dopamine neurons to the stimulating effects of ethanol

Ding, Z. M., Katner, S. N., Rodd, Z., Truitt, W., Hauser, S. R., Deehan, G. A., Engleman, E. & McBride, W. J., May 2012, In : Alcohol. 46, 3, p. 217-223 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventral Tegmental Area
Dopaminergic Neurons
Nicotine
Neurons
nicotine
2011
24 Citations (Scopus)

Topographical distribution of corticotropin-releasing factor type 2 receptor-like immunoreactivity in the rat dorsal raphe nucleus: Co-localization with tryptophan hydroxylase

Lukkes, J. L., Staub, D. R., Dietrich, A., Truitt, W., Neufeld-Cohen, A., Chen, A., Johnson, P., Shekhar, A. & Lowry, C. A., Jun 2 2011, In : Neuroscience. 183, p. 47-63 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tryptophan Hydroxylase
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone
Serotonergic Neurons
Neuropeptides
Dorsal Raphe Nucleus
2010
215 Citations (Scopus)

A key role for orexin in panic anxiety

Johnson, P., Truitt, W., Fitz, S. D., Minick, P. E., Dietrich, A., Sanghani, S., Träskman-Bendz, L., Goddard, A. W., Brundin, L. & Shekhar, A., Jan 2010, In : Nature Medicine. 16, 1, p. 111-115 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panic
Sodium Lactate
Rats
Panic Disorder
Anxiety
28 Citations (Scopus)

Cortical-Striatal Integration of Cocaine History and Prefrontal Dysfunction in Animal Modeling of Dual Diagnosis

Chambers, R., Sentir, A. M., Conroy, S. K., Truitt, W. & Shekhar, A., Apr 15 2010, In : Biological Psychiatry. 67, 8, p. 788-792 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dual (Psychiatry) Diagnosis
Corpus Striatum
Cocaine
History
Schizophrenia
2009
57 Citations (Scopus)

Anxiety-like behavior is modulated by a discrete subpopulation of interneurons in the basolateral amygdala

Truitt, W., Johnson, P., Dietrich, A. D., Fitz, S. D. & Shekhar, A., May 5 2009, In : Neuroscience. 160, 2, p. 284-294 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interneurons
Anxiety
Immunotoxins
Neuropeptide Y
Cholecystokinin
76 Citations (Scopus)

Differential effects of chronic ethanol consumption and withdrawal on homer/glutamate receptor expression in subregions of the accumbens and amygdala of p rats

Obara, I., Bell, R., Goulding, S. P., Reyes, C. M., Larson, L. A., Ary, A. W., Truitt, W. & Szumlinski, K. K., Nov 2009, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 33, 11, p. 1924-1934 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glutamate Receptors
Amygdala
Rats
Ethanol
Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors
2008
59 Citations (Scopus)
Serotonergic Neurons
Panic
Hypothalamus
Lactic Acid
Allylglycine
53 Citations (Scopus)

Neural pathways underlying lactate-induced panic

Johnson, P., Truitt, W., Fitz, S. D., Lowry, C. A. & Shekhar, A., Aug 2008, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 33, 9, p. 2093-2107 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural Pathways
Panic
Hypothalamus
Lactic Acid
Panic Disorder
2007
43 Citations (Scopus)

From anxiety to autism: Spectrum of abnormal social behaviors modeled by progressive disruption of inhibitory neuronal function in the basolateral amygdala in Wistar rats

Truitt, W., Sajdyk, T. J., Dietrich, A. D., Oberlin, B., McDougle, C. J. & Shekhar, A., Mar 2007, In : Psychopharmacology. 191, 1, p. 107-118 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Behavior
Autistic Disorder
Amygdala
Wistar Rats
Anxiety
2005
164 Citations (Scopus)

Role of stress, corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) and amygdala plasticity in chronic anxiety

Shekhar, A., Truitt, W., Rainnie, D. & Sajdyk, T., Dec 2005, In : Stress. 8, 4, p. 209-219 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone
Amygdala
Anxiety
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptors
Neuronal Plasticity
69 Citations (Scopus)

Spinal cord control of ejaculation

Allard, J., Truitt, W., McKenna, K. E. & Coolen, L. M., Jul 2005, In : World Journal of Urology. 23, 2, p. 119-126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ejaculation
Spinal Cord
Neurons
Motor Neurons
Pelvis
2004
170 Citations (Scopus)

Central regulation of ejaculation

Coolen, L. M., Allard, J., Truitt, W. & McKenna, K. E., Nov 15 2004, In : Physiology and Behavior. 83, 2, p. 203-215 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ejaculation
Spinal Cord
Sexual Behavior
Cues
Thalamic Nuclei
2003
98 Citations (Scopus)

Activation of a subset of lumbar spinothalamic neurons after copulatory behavior in male but not female rats

Truitt, W., Shipley, M. T., Veening, J. G. & Coolen, L. M., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 23, 1, p. 325-331 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ejaculation
Neurons
Galanin
Copulation
Spinal Cord
29 Citations (Scopus)

Progesterone attenuates the effect of the 5-HT1A receptor agonist, 8-OH-DPAT, and of mild restraint on lordosis behavior

Truitt, W., Harrison, L., Guptarak, J., White, S., Hiegel, C. & Uphouse, L., Jun 6 2003, In : Brain Research. 974, 1-2, p. 202-211 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serotonin 5-HT1 Receptor Agonists
8-Hydroxy-2-(di-n-propylamino)tetralin
Lordosis
Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT1A
Progesterone
19 Citations (Scopus)

Restraint accentuates the effects of 5-HT2 receptor antagonists and a 5-HT1A receptor agonist on lordosis behavior

Uphouse, L., White, S., Harrison, L., Hiegel, C., Majumdar, D., Guptarak, J. & Truitt, W., Aug 2003, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 76, 1, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serotonin 5-HT1 Receptor Agonists
Serotonin 5-HT2 Receptor Antagonists
Lordosis
Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT1A
Rats
2002
252 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of a potential ejaculation generator in the spinal cord

Truitt, W. & Coolen, L. M., Aug 30 2002, In : Science. 297, 5586, p. 1566-1569 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ejaculation
Spinal Cord
Sexual Behavior
Neurokinin-1 Receptors
Population
1999
83 Citations (Scopus)

Estrous cycle modulation of extracellular serotonin in mediobasal hypothalamus: Role of the serotonin transporter and terminal autoreceptors

Maswood, S., Truitt, W., Hotema, M., Caldarola-Pastuszka, M. & Uphouse, L., Jun 12 1999, In : Brain Research. 831, 1-2, p. 146-154 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autoreceptors
Serotonin Plasma Membrane Transport Proteins
Estrous Cycle
Hypothalamus
Serotonin