William Truitt

  • 1939 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
19992020

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Publications

  • 1939 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 33 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
2020

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. A., Ver Donck, L., Ceusters, M., Kent, J. M., Johnson, P. L. & Shekhar, A., Feb 1 2020, In : Molecular Psychiatry. 25, 2, p. 442-460 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Using loss- and gain-of-function approaches to target amygdala-projecting serotonergic neurons in the dorsal raphe nucleus that enhance anxiety-related and conditioned fear behaviors

Bernabe, C. S., Caliman, I. F., Truitt, W. A., Molosh, A. I., Lowry, C. A., Hay-Schmidt, A., Shekhar, A. & Johnson, P. L., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Psychopharmacology. 34, 4, p. 400-411 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
2 Scopus citations

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

Johnson, P. L., 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

5 Scopus citations

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. A., Johnson, P. L., Bell, R. L., McBride, W. J. & Rodd, Z. A., Sep 1 2019, In : Psychopharmacology. 236, 9, p. 2835-2846 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2018

Animal models to investigate social support induced anxiety reductions

Majumdar, S., Lungwitz, E. A., Andrews, K. D., Chambers, J. E. & Truitt, W. A., Jan 1 2018, Neurobiology of Abnormal Emotion and Motivated Behaviors: Integrating Animal and Human Research. Elsevier, p. 224-240 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
2016
1 Scopus citations

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. A., Bonaventure, P., Carpenter, J. S., Shekhar, A. & Johnson, P. L., Mar 1 2016, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 65, p. 127-137 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2015

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. A., McBride, W. J. & Rodd, Z. A., Dec 1 2015, In : Psychopharmacology. 232, 23, p. 4293-4302 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2014
18 Scopus citations

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. A., Bell, R. L., McBride, W. J. & Rodd, Z. A., Sep 2014, In : Addiction Biology. 19, 5, p. 800-811 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

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

Lungwitz, E. A., Stuber, G. D., Johnson, P. L., Dietrich, A. D., Schartz, N., Hanrahan, B., Shekhar, A. & Truitt, W. A., Mar 1 2014, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 39, 4, p. 1009-1019 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2013
20 Scopus citations

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. A., Zhu, W., Oxford, G. S. & Shekhar, A., Jun 1 2013, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 38, 7, p. 1352-1364 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2012

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

Staudt, M. D., Truitt, W. A., 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

34 Scopus citations

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

111 Scopus citations

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

Johnson, P. L., 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

60 Scopus citations

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

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. A., Truitt, W., Hauser, S. R., Deehan, G. A., Engleman, E. A. & McBride, W. J., May 1 2012, In : Alcohol. 46, 3, p. 217-223 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2011

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. L., Shekhar, A. & Lowry, C. A., Jun 2 2011, In : Neuroscience. 183, p. 47-63 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2010

A key role for orexin in panic anxiety

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

228 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2009

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

Truitt, W. A., Johnson, P. L., 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

61 Scopus citations

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. L., Goulding, S. P., Reyes, C. M., Larson, L. A., Ary, A. W., Truitt, W. A. & Szumlinski, K. K., Nov 1 2009, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 33, 11, p. 1924-1934 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
2008
61 Scopus citations

Neural pathways underlying lactate-induced panic

Johnson, P. L., Truitt, W. A., Fitz, S. D., Lowry, C. A. & Shekhar, A., Aug 1 2008, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 33, 9, p. 2093-2107 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
2007

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2005

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

Shekhar, A., Truitt, W., Rainnie, D. & Sajdyk, T., Dec 1 2005, In : Stress. 8, 4, p. 209-219 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

171 Scopus citations

Spinal cord control of ejaculation

Allard, J., Truitt, W. A., McKenna, K. E. & Coolen, L. M., Jul 1 2005, In : World Journal of Urology. 23, 2, p. 119-126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations
2004

Central regulation of ejaculation

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

175 Scopus citations
2003

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

Truitt, W. A., 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

Open Access
98 Scopus citations

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

29 Scopus citations

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. A., Aug 2003, In : Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 76, 1, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2002

Identification of a potential ejaculation generator in the spinal cord

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

257 Scopus citations
1999

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

83 Scopus citations