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Professor Philip Terry

Associate Dean Research & Enterprise

About

I conducted my PhD in physiological psychology at UCL and then worked as a researcher at UCL on a project funded by the Medical Research Council. I then moved to the US National Institute on Drug Abuse for 5 years before returning to the UK as a Lecturer (subsequently Reader) at the University of Birmingham. I have published over 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to edited works and textbooks, made over 100 conference presentations, organized and chaired several international symposia, served as PI on grants from the ESRC, ARUK, ERAB, the Department of Transport and others. I have also served as a member of the ESRC peer-review college and as a panel member of Belgian FNRS. I am currently an Assistant Editor of the journal "Addiction" and Associate Editor of the journal "Substance Use and Misuse". I am currently the Interim Associate Dean (Research and Enterprise) for the faculty.

Areas of specialism

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Alcohol use and abuse
  • Drug effects on appetite
  • How learning modifies drug effects
  • Functional drug use

Courses taught

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Qualifications

  • PhD in Psychology, University College London, 1987
  • BSc in Psychology, University College London, 1982

Professional membership

Behavioral Pharmacology Society (US - elected)

European Behavioural Pharmacology Society

British Association for Psychopharmacology

Research

My research over the last 25 years has centred on the behavioural pharmacology of abused drugs, from characterising drug action at the receptor level to the social psychology of problematic drug use. Much of my recent externally-funded research concerns people's understanding of how alcohol affects behaviour and health. I have particular interests in the role of learning processes in alcohol's effects and how conditioning processes contribute to the aetiology of alcohol abuse and other kinds of problematic drug use. I am also interested in the psychopharmacology of appetite and how monoamines and peptides (particularly, oxytocin) modulate eating behaviour. More broadly, I am in interested in functional drug use as a way of managing daily challenges. In a previous life, I published extensively on the neuropharmacology of cocaine.

Publications

Number of items: 40.

Article

Galli, Giulia, Sirota, Miroslav, Materassi, Maurizio, Zaninotto, Francesca and Terry, Philip (2017) Brain indices of disagreement with one's social values predict EU referendum voting behavior. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(11), pp. 1758-1765. ISSN (print) 1749-5016

Grant, Robert and Terry, Philip (2017) Narrative of the night-out : student engagement in the night-time economy of Kingston upon Thames. Local Economy, 32(5), pp. 467-481. ISSN (print) 0269-0942

Leach, Dawn M., Terry, Philip and Nikcevic, Ana (2017) The Pregnancy Related Beliefs Questionnaire (PRBQ) : an examination of the psychometric properties in perinatal samples. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, ISSN (print) 1063-3995 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Butler, Georgia, Chapman, Dita and Terry, Philip (2016) Attitudes of intravenous drug users in London towards the provision of drug consumption rooms. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, ISSN (print) 0968-7637 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Walker, Stephanie, Higgs, Suzanne and Terry, Philip (2016) Estimates of the absolute and relative strengths of diverse alcoholic drinks by young people. Substance Use and Misuse, 51(13), pp. 1781-1789. ISSN (print) 1082-6084

Felisberti, Fatima and Terry, Philip (2015) The effects of alcohol on the recognition of facial expressions and microexpressions of emotion : enhanced recognition of disgust and contempt. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 30(5), pp. 384-392. ISSN (print) 0885-6222

LaRooy, D., Nicol, Annabelle and Terry, Philip (2013) Intoxicated eyewitnesses: The effects of alcohol on eyewitness recall across repeated interviews. Open Journal of Medical Psychology, 2(3), pp. 107-114. ISSN (print) 2165-9370

Grey, Jonathan, Terry, Phil and Higgs, Suzanne (2012) Contrasting effects of different cannabinoid receptor ligands on mouse ingestive behaviour. Behavioural Pharmacology, 23(5-6), pp. 551-559. ISSN (print) 0955-8810

Birak, Kulbir Singh, Higgs, Suzanne and Terry, Philip (2011) Conditioned tolerance to the effects of alcohol on inhibitory control in humans. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 46(6), pp. 686-693. ISSN (print) 0735-0414

Terry, P. and Chan, Y.C. (2011) Discriminating the relative strengths of alcoholic drinks: relationships with sensory-hedonic evaluation and patterns of consumption. Behavioural Pharmacology, 22, E22. ISSN (print) 0955-8810

Attwood, Angela, Terry, Philip and Higgs, Suzanne (2010) Conditioned effects of caffeine on performance in humans. Physiology & Behavior, 99(3), pp. 286-293. ISSN (print) 0031-9384

Birak, K.S., Terry, P. and Higgs, S. (2010) Effect of cues associated with an alcoholic beverage on executive function. Journal of Studies on Drugs and Alcohol, 71(4), pp. 562-569. ISSN (print) 1937-1888

Terry, Philip, Doumas, Mihalis, Desai, Rajeev I. and Wing, Alan M. (2009) Dissociations between motor timing, motor coordination, and time perception after the administration of alcohol or caffeine. Psychopharmacology, 202(4), pp. 719-729. ISSN (print) 0033-3158

Higgs, Suzanne, Stafford, Lorenzo D., Attwood, Angela S., Walker, Stephanie C. and Terry, Philip (2008) Cues that signal the alcohol content of a beverage and their effectiveness at altering drinking rates in young social drinkers. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 43(6), pp. 630-635. ISSN (print) 0735-0414

Attwood, A.S., Higgs, S. and Terry, P. (2007) Differential responsiveness to caffeine and perceived effects of caffeine in moderate and high regular caffeine consumers. Psychopharmacology, 190(4), pp. 469-477. ISSN (print) 0033-3158

Terry, P., Wright, K. A. and Cochrane, R. (2007) Factors contributing to changes in frequency of cannabis consumption by cannabis users in England: a structured interview study. Addiction Research & Theory, 15(1), pp. 113-119. ISSN (print) 1606-6359

Katz, Jonathan L., Kopajtic, Theresa A. and Terry, Philip (2006) The effect of dopamine D1-like receptor agonists on food-maintained operant behavior in rats. Behavioural Pharmacology, 17(4), pp. 303-309. ISSN (print) 0955-8810

Higgs, S., Barber, D. J., Cooper, A. J. and Terry, P. (2005) Differential effects of two cannabinoid receptor agonists on progressive ratio responding for food and free-feeding in rats. Behavioural Pharmacology, 16(5-6), pp. 389-393. ISSN (print) 0955-8810

Terry, P. and Wright, K. A. (2005) Self-reported driving behaviour and attitudes towards driving under the influence of cannabis among three different user groups in England. Addictive Behaviors, 30(3), pp. 619-626. ISSN (print) 0306-4603

Desai, Rajeev I., Terry, Philip and Katz, Jonathan L. (2005) A comparison of the locomotor stimulant effects of D1-like receptor agonists in mice. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 81(4), pp. 843-848. ISSN (print) 0091-3057

Desai, R.I., Terry, P. and Katz, J.L. (2003) Comparison of the discriminative-stimulus effects of SKF 38393 with those of other dopamine receptor agonists. Behavioural Pharmacology, 14(3), pp. 223-228. ISSN (print) 0955-8810

Desai, Rajeev I., Barber, David J. and Terry, Philip (2003) Dopaminergic and cholinergic involvement in the discriminative stimulus effects of nicotine and cocaine in rats. Psychopharmacology, 167(4), pp. 335-343. ISSN (print) 0033-3158

Desai, Rajeev I. and Terry, Philip (2003) Evidence of cross-tolerance between behavioural effects of nicotine and cocaine in mice. Psychopharmacology, 166(2), pp. 111-119. ISSN (print) 0033-3158

Wright, K. and Terry, P. (2002) Modulation of the effects of alcohol on driving-related psychomotor skills by chronic exposure to cannabis. Psychopharmacology, 160(2), pp. 213-219. ISSN (print) 0033-3158

Costanza, Rino M., Barber, David J. and Terry, Philip (2001) Antagonism of the discriminative stimulus effects of cocaine at two training doses by dopamine D2-like receptor antagonists. Psychopharmacology, 158(2), pp. 146-153. ISSN (print) 0033-3158

Conference or Workshop Item

Desai, R.I. and Terry, P. (2013) Selective modulation of the motor suppressant effects of nicotine by the GABA-A receptor antagonist, bicuculline. In: 15th Biennial Meeting of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society; 6-9 Sep 2013, La Rochelle, France.

Felisberti, Fatima and Terry, Phil (2012) Alcohol enhances the recognition of microexpressions of disgust and contempt. In: CERE 2012: Fourth European Conference on Emotion; 02 - 05 May 2007, Canterbury, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Samara, Muthanna, Davidson, Julia, Terry, Philip, Hamerton, Christopher, Penson, Mark and Al Jaber, Mohammed (2012) Comparative study of cyberbullying in Qatar and the UK: risk factors, impact on health and solutions. In: International Conference on Cyberbullying: COST IS0801; 28-29 June 2012, Paris, France. (Unpublished)

Samara, M.P., Smith, P., Davidson, J., Terry, P., Hamerton, C., Penson, M. and Al Jaber, M. (2012) Comparative study of cyberbullying in Qatar and the UK: risk factors, impact on health and solutions. In: Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Interface between Science and Practice; 19 Oct 2012, Vienna, Austria. (Unpublished)

Terry, P., Grey, J. and Higgs, S. (2008) Marked differences between cannabinoid receptor agonists revealed by their behavioural effects. In: College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting; 14-19 Jun 2008, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Birak, K.S., Terry, P. and Higgs, S. (2008) The effect of alcohol-paired contextual cues on responses to a novel alcoholic drink. In: 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior; 15-19 Jul 2008, Paris, France. (Unpublished)

Terry, Philip (2008) The impacts of long-term cannabis use on the everyday lives of recreational users. In: College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting; 14-19 Jun 2008, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Birak, K.S., Terry, P. and Higgs, S. (2007) Conditioned cues for alcohol content counteract alcohol-induced impairments of inhibitory responding. In: 30th Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism; 7-12 Jul 2007, Chicago, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Terry, Philip, Stafford, Lorenzo D., Attwood, Angela S., Walker, Stephanie C. and Higgs, Suzanne (2007) Effects of alcohol content on consumption patterns of alcoholic drinks. In: American Psychological Association 115th Annual Convention; 17 - 20 Aug 2007, San Francisco, California, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Attwood, A.S., Terry, P. and Higgs, S. (2007) Evidence of conditioned cognitive and mood effects of caffeine in humans using a differential conditioning paradigm. In: Annual Meeting of the British Feeding and Drinking Group; 2-5 Apr 2007, Newcastle, UK.

Walker, S., Higgs, S. and Terry, Philip (2007) The influence of unit labelling on the perceived alcohol content of a drink and on drinking speed. In: 30th Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism; 7-11 Jul 2007, Chicago, USA.

Attwood, A.S., Terry, P. and Higgs, S. (2006) Conditioning of caffeine's behavioural effects to previously-neutral contextual stimuli in humans. In: British Association for Psychopharmacology Summer Meeting; 23-26 Jul 2006, Oxford, U.K..

Walker, S.C., Higgs, S. and Terry, P. (2006) Effects of different kinds of information about the alcohol content of a drink on patterns of drinking behaviour. In: British Association for Psychopharmacology Summer Meeting; 23-26 Jul 2006, Oxford, U.K.. (Unpublished)

O'Brien, C.E. and Terry, P. (2006) Female moderate users of "ecstasy" demonstrate deficits in executive function that are unrelated to other drug use. In: British Association for Psychopharmacology Summer Meeting; 23-26 Jul 2006, Oxford, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Grey, J.A., Higgs, S. and Terry, P. (2006) Microstructural analysis of the effects of [Delta] 9-THC on ingestion measured using a brief contact test. In: British Association for Psychopharmacology Summer Meeting; 23-26 Jul 2006, Oxford, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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