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Published Work of Erin Deneke

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Xinyi, L., Zhenhao, S., Byanyima, J., Morgan, P., van der Veen, J-W, Zhang, R., Deneke, E., Wang, G-J, Volkow, N.D., & Wiers, C. (2022). Brain glutamate and sleep efficiency associations following a ketogenic diet intervention in individuals with Alcohol Use Disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports, doi:
  • Petrie, D.J., Knapp, K.S., Freet, C.S, Deneke, E., Brick, T.R., Cleveland, H.H., Bunce, S.C. (2022). Prefrontal Cortical response to natural rewards and self-reported anhedonia are associated with greater craving among recently withdrawn patients in residential treatment for opioid use disorder. Brain Research Bulletin. Doi:
  • Donaldson K, Buchanich JM, Grigson PS, Deneke E, Donaldson K, Vrana KE, Sacks DB, Kuehn GJ, Cardamone D, Pesce A, Smiley S, Nickley J, Krock K, Thomas R, Wilkerson ML, Farag HA, Challa SR, Tice AM, Wolk DM, Prichard J, Grant ML, Regmi S, Kerbacher B, Quinton LE, Farag HA, Tice AM, Wolk DM, Olson J, Haynes A, Yu E, McCully KS, Assi J, Wong M, Zarrin-Khameh N, Nifong TP, Hawker CD, Carlton GT, Rivera JM, Foulis PR, Zuraw A, Morlote D, Peker D, Reddy V, Harada S, Crutchfield C, Zander D, Barbhuiya MA, Pederson EC, Straub ML, Scott SC, Neibauer TL, Salter WF, Creer MH, Zhu Y, Bornhorst JA, Theobald JP, Algeciras-Schimnich A, Cao L, Knox J, Hardy R, Texas HJ, McGuire MF, Hunter RL, Brown RE, Hicks J, Hicks J, Cai Z, Brown RE, Ali Y, Cheng KC, Katz SR, Ding Y, Vanselow DJ, Yakovlev MA, Lin AY, Clark DP, Vargas P, Xin X, Copper JE, Canfield VA, Ang KC, Wang Y, Xiao X, De Carlo F, van Rossum DB, La Rivière PJ, Newell J, Hossler C, Roche M, Warrick J, Phaeton R, Kesterson J, Donaldson K, Myers C, Barrios R, Mintz P, Robyak K, Hamilton C, McGhee P, Pederson C, Straub M, Scott S, Neibauer T, Salter W, Creer M, Zhu Y, Hamilton C, Robyak K, McGhee P, Pederson C, Straub M, Scott S, Neibauer T, Salter W, Creer M, Zhu Y, Singh N, Morlote D, Vnencak-Jones C, Yemelyanova A, Harada S, Shah M, Moghadamtousi SZ, Lan C, Duose D, Hu P, Esquenazi Y, Luthra R, Ballester LY, Koenig AN, Liu CG, Zhang J, Kalia A, Al-Habib A, Van Arsdall M, Dhingra S, Patel K, Tatevian N. (2019) Abstracts of Presentations at the Association of Clinical Scientists 139th Meeting Hershey, PA, May 15-18, 2019. Ann Clinical Lab Science. 49(3):403-416. PubMed PMID: 31308044.
  • McKay JR, Knepper C, Deneke E, O'Reilly C, DuPont RL.(2017). Corrigendum to "an initial evaluation of a comprehensive continuing care intervention for clients with substance use disorders: My first year of recovery (MyFYR)" [journal of substance abuse treatment 67 (2016) 50-54].(2017). Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment;75:97. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2017.01.010. Epub 2017 Feb 8. PubMed PMID: 28189290.
  • Lydon-Staley DM, Cleveland HH, Huhn AS, Cleveland MJ, Harris J, Stankoski D, Deneke E, Meyer RE, Bunce SC. (2017) Daily sleep quality affects drug craving, partially through indirect associations with positive affect, in patients in treatment for nonmedical use of prescription drugs. Addictive Behaviors 65:275-282. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.08.026. Epub 2016 Aug 15. PubMed PMID: 27544697; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5140682.
  • McKay JR, Knepper C, Deneke E, O'Reilly C, DuPont RL. An Initial Evaluation of a Comprehensive Continuing Care Intervention for Clients with Substance Use Disorders: My First Year of Recovery (MyFYR). (2016) Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 67:50-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2016.04.003. Epub 2016 May 6. PubMed PMID: 27296662; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5814127.
  • Huhn AS, Harris J, Cleveland HH, Lydon DM, Stankoski D, Cleveland MJ, Deneke E, Bunce SC. (2016). Ecological momentary assessment of affect and craving in patients in treatment for prescription opioid dependence. Brain Research Bulletin.;123:94-101. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2016.01.012. Epub 2016 Feb 11. PubMed PMID: 26876756; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4919812.
  • Deneke EL, Knepper C, Carnes PJ. (2015). Comparative Study of Three Levels of Care in a Substance Use Disorder Inpatient Facility on Risk for Sexual Addiction. Sexual addiction & compulsivity. 22(2):109-125. doi:
  • Bunce SC, Harris JD, Bixler EO, Taylor M, Muelly E, Deneke E, Thompson KW, Meyer RE. (2015). Possible evidence for re-regulation of HPA axis and brain reward systems over time in treatment in prescription opioid-dependent patients. Journal of Addictive Medicine. 9(1):53-60. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000087. PubMed PMID: 25469651.
  • Eddie D, Kim C, Lehrer P, Deneke EL, Bates ME. (2014). A Pilot Study of Brief Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback to Reduce Craving in Young Adult Men Receiving Inpatient Treatment for Substance Use Disorders. Applied psychophysiology and biofeedback. 39:181-192. doi:
  • Piedmont RL, Werdel M, Deneke EL. An Evaluation of Reinert's Surrender Scale in an Outpatient Alcohol/Other Drug Abuse Treatment Sample. (2019) Alcoholism treatment quarterly; 27(2):213-222. doi:
  • Ciarrocchi JW, Dy-Liacco GS, Deneke EL. (2008). Gods or rituals? Relational faith, spiritual discontent, and religious practices as predictors of hope and optimism. The Journal of Positive Psychology; 3(2):120-136. doi:
  • Ciarrocchi J, Deneke EL. (2005). Happiness and the varieties of religious experience: religious support, practice, and spirituality as predictors of well-being. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion; 15:209-233.

Other Notable Publications

  • Knapp, K. S., Brick, T. R., Bunce, S. C., Deneke, E., & Cleveland, H. H. (2021). Daily meaningfulness among patients with opioid use disorder: Examining the role of social experiences during residential treatment and links with post-treatment relapse. Addictive behaviors, 119, 106914.
  • Robert P Lennon, USN, MD (Ret.), David Rabago, MD, Erin Deneke, PhD, Xinyu Lu, BA, Christine M Broszko, USAF, MD, Olapeju Simoyan, MD, Roselyn W Clemente Fuentes, USAF, MD, Results of a Military Family Medicine Scholarly Activity Training Needs Assessment, Military Medicine, 2021;, usab174
  • McKay, J.R., Knepper, C., Deneke, E.L., O’Reilly, C, & DuPont, R. (2017). A Comprehensive Continuing Care Intervention for Clients with SUDS. Counselor Magazine.
  • Knepper, C., Deneke, E.L., Stephenson, S., & Thompson, K. (2014). The Future of Addiction Treatment: A New Model of Continuing Care. Counselor Magazine.
  • Deneke, E.L., Knepper, C., Pole, M., & Rech, J. (2013). Substance Abuse and Sex Addiction: An Integrated Treatment Approach. Counselor Magazine.
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