Substance abuse

Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D., William and Marguerite Wurzbach Distinguished Professor, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, Director, Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic, Co-Director, Research Residency Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Expert on substance abuse, suicide, and mental illness
Donald M. Dougherty, Ph.D.
September 24, 2012
One in five adolescents in the U.S. aged 17 and under uses illicit drugs; one in three drinks alcohol, and of those, one in 10 binge drink. Particularly...
Shahrdad Lotfipour, Ph.D., 2003, 2010 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Irvine, Expert on substance abuse
Shahrdad Lotfipour, Ph.D.
September 24, 2012
Cigarettes are among the most addictive agents known. However, tests with laboratory animals suggest this may not be the effect of nicotine alone, but that one...
Mark Bellgrove, PH.D. attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) expert
Mark Bellgrove, PH.D.
May 07, 2012
One of the largest imaging study of the human brain ever conducted is helping researchers understand why some teenagers start smoking or experimenting with...
ABC News, Time Magazine, Huffington Post
April 20, 2012
Results of research by a team of researchers at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago were published in Translational Psychiatry on April 17th,...
Keming Gao, M.D., Ph.D. of Case Medical Center
Keming Gao, M.D., Ph.D.
November 15, 2011
For people with mood disorders such as bipolar disorder or major depressive disorder─complex, heterogeneous illnesses on their own─having other brain and...

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