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Collaborators

Collaborators

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse supports Collaborators, who are addiction experts at academic health centers committed to addiction research and policy focused on drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and food/obesity.

Collaborators

Senior Scientist

Dr. Grilo is a Senior Scientist at the Center and a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Yale School of Medicine where is the founder and director of the Program for Obesity, Weight, and Eating Research (POWER). His research focuses on the assessment and treatment of binge eating, eating disorders, and obesity. Dr. Grilo has served as Principal Investigator on 10 grants from the National Institutes of Health, including two K24 Mid-Career Investigator Awards in Eating and Weight Disorders. He has published 370 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals, 20 chapters on binge eating disorder and obesity, over 320 abstracts at scientific meetings, authored one book and co-edited another. He serves on the editorial boards of 10 scientific journals and is Associate Editor for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. He received his Sc.B. from Brown University, his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, and did advanced training in eating disorders research at Harvard Medical School and Yale University before joining the faculty at Yale.

Research Topics: Assessment and treatment of eating disorders, obesity, and manifestations of disordered eating; controlled treatment studies and methodologies for eating and weight disorders; longitudinal course and outcome studies; psychiatric, addiction, and personality disorder co-morbidities and associated behavioral and psychosocial functioning.

Books:
  • Grilo, C. M. (2006). Eating and Weight Disorders. New York and Hove (UK): Psychology Press and Taylor & Francis.
  • Grilo, C.M., & Mitchell, J.E. (eds) (2010). The Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Clinical Handbook.  New York: Guilford Press.
Selected Publications:
  • Grilo, C.M., Masheb, R.M., & Wilson, G.T. (2005). Efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy and fluoxetine for the treatment of binge eating disorder: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled comparison. Biological Psychiatry, 57, 301-309.
  • Grilo, C.M., & Masheb, R.M. (2005). A randomized controlled comparison of guided self-help cognitive behavioral therapy and behavioral weight loss for binge eating disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 43, 1509-1525. 
  • Grilo, C.M., Masheb, R.M., & Wilson, G.T. (2006). Rapid response to treatment for binge eating disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74, 602-613.
  • Wilson, G.T., Grilo, C.M., & Vitousek, K. (2007). Psychological treatments for eating disorders. American Psychologist, 62, 199-216.
  • Grilo, C.M., Hrabosky, J.I., White, M.A., Allison, K.C., Stunkard, A.J., & Masheb, R.M. (2008). Overvaluation of shape and weight in binge eating disorder and overweight controls: refinement of BED as a diagnostic construct. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 414-419  
  • Grilo, C.M., & White, M.A. (2011). A controlled evaluation of the distress criterion for binge eating disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 509-514.
  • Grilo, C.M., Masheb, R.M., Wilson, G.T., Gueorguieva, R., & White, M.A. (2011). Cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral weight loss, and sequential treatment for obese patients with binge-eating disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 675-685.
  • Grilo, C.M., Masheb, R.M., & Crosby, R.D. (2012). Predictors and moderators of response to cognitive behavioral therapy and medication for the treatment of binge eating disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 897-906.
  • Grilo, C.M., Crosby, R.D., Wilson, G.T., Masheb, R.M. (2012). 12-month follow-up of fluoxetine and cognitive behavioral therapy for binge eating disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 1108-1113.
  • Grilo, C.M., White, M.A., Gueorguieva, R., Wilson, G.T., & Masheb, R.M. (2013). Predictive significance of the overvaluation of shape/weight in obese patients with binge eating disorder.  Psychological Medicine, 43, 1335-1344.
  • Grilo, C.M., & White, M.A. (2013). Orlistat with behavioral weight loss for obesity with versus without binge eating disorder:  Randomized placebo-controlled trial at a community mental health center serving educationally and economically disadvantaged Latino/as. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 51, 167-175.
  • Grilo, C.M., White, M.A., Gueorguieva, R., & Masheb, R.M. (2015). Predicting meaningful outcomes to medication and self-help treatments for binge eating disorder in primary care: the significance of early rapid response.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 83, 387-394.
  • Lydecker, J., & Grilo, C.M. (in press). Different yet similar: examining race and ethnicity in treatment-seeking adults with binge eating disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

Senior Scientist

Dr. Morgenstern’s work at the Center focuses on researching the integration of addiction prevention and treatment care across multiple government health systems, in the same manner as any other chronic disease. He is also the Director of Addiction Services at Northwell Health. He previously served as Director of Addiction Services at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Columbia University Medical Center. He is a licensed psychologist in New York and New Jersey, and is an expert in substance use treatment and health services research. Dr. Morgenstern has published numerous scientific articles and serves as a consultant to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA). He has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from New York University and a B.A. in English literature from Columbia University.

Research Topics: Treatment for addiction

Selected Publications:
  • Morgenstern, J., Hogue, A., Dauber, S., Dasaro, C., & McKay, J. R. (2009). A practical clinical trial of care management to treat substance use disorder among public assistance beneficiaries. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(2), 257-269.
  • Morgenstern, J., Hogue, A., Dauber, S., Dasaro, C., & McKay, J. R. (2009). Does coordinated care management improve employment for substance-using welfare recipients? Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70(6), 955-963.
  • Morgenstern, J., Hogue, A., Dasaro, C., Kuerbis, A., & Dauber, S. (2008). Characteristics of individuals screening positive for substance use in a welfare setting: Implications for welfare and SUD treatment systems. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 69(4), 561-570.
  • Morgenstern, J., & McKay, J. R. (2007). Rethinking the paradigms that inform behavioral treatment research for substance use disorders. Addiction, 102, 1377-1389.
  • Morgenstern, J., Blanchard, K. A., McCrady, B. S., McVeigh, K. H., & Et al. (2006). Effectiveness of intensive case management for substance-dependent women receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. American Journal of Public Health, 96(11), 2016-2023.
  • Blanchard, K. A., Sexton, C. C., Morgenstern, J., McVeigh, K. H., McCrady, B. S., & Irwin, T. W. (2005). Children of substance abusing women on federal welfare: Implications for child well-being and TANF policy. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 12(2/3), 89-110
  • McLellan, A. T., Gutman, M., Lynch, K., McKay, J. R., Ketterlinus, R., Morgenstern, J., et al. (2003). One-year outcome from the CASAWORKS for Families intervention for substance-abusing women on welfare. Evaluation Review, 27(6), 656-680.
  • Morgenstern, J., Bux, D., Labouvie, E. W., Morgan, T. J., Blanchard, K. A., & Meunch, F. (2003). Examining mechanisms of action in 12-step community outpatient treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 72(3), 237-247.
  • Morgenstern, J., Nakashian, M., Woolis, D. D., Gibson, F. M., Bloom, N. L., & Kaulback, B. G. (2003). CASAWORKS for Families: A new treatment model for substance-abusing parenting women on welfare. Evaluation Review, 27(6), 583-596.
  • Morgenstern, J., McCrady, B. S., Blanchard, K. A., McVeigh, K. H., Riordan, A., & Irwin, T. W. (2003). Barriers to employability among substance dependent and nonsubstance-affected women on federal welfare: Implications for program design. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 64(2), 239-246.

Senior Scientist

Dr. Potenza is a Senior Scientist at the Center and a Professor of Psychiatry, Child Study and Neurobiology at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he is Director of the Problem Gambling Clinic, the Center of Excellence in Gambling Research, Yale's Impulsivity and Impulse Control Disorder Research Program, and the Women and Addictive Disorders Core of Women's Health Research at Yale. Dr. Potenza is a board-certified psychiatrist with sub-specialty training and certification in addiction psychiatry. He is editor-in-chief of Current Addiction Reports and is on the editorial boards of 15 journals. Dr. Potenza has received numerous national and international awards and consulted to many national and international organizations on matters of addiction. He received his B.S./M.S. at Yale University in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics and a Ph.D. in Cell Biology and M.D. from Yale School of Medicine, where he also completed his internship, psychiatric residency and addiction psychiatry fellowship.

Research Topics: Behavioral addictions; gambling disorder; functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of cocaine use disorder, gambling disorder, and cognitive control and reward processes in addictions; impulsivity and addiction; adolescent risk behaviors; women's health and gender-related differences in addictions; and relating brain structure and function to clinically relevant measures like treatment outcomes in addictions

Selected Publications:
  • Chambers RA, Taylor JR, Potenza MN (2003) Developmental neurocircuitry of motivation in adolescence: A critical period of addiction vulnerability. Am J Psychiatry 160: 1041-1052.
  • Potenza MN (2015) Behavioural Addictions Matter. Nature 522: S62.
  • Potenza MN (2006) Should Addictive Disorders Include Non-Substance-Related Conditions? Addiction 101(s1):142-151.
  • Gearhardt AN, Grilo CM, DiLeone RJ, Brownell KD, Potenza MN (2011). Can Food be Addictive? Public Health and Policy Implications. Addiction 106:1208-1212. (PMC3171738)
  • Dong G, Potenza MN (2014) A cognitive-behavioral model of Internet gaming disorder: Theoretical underpinnings and clinical implications. J Psychiatr Res 58:7-11
  • Fineberg NA, Chamberlain SR, Goudriaan AE, Stein DJ, Vandershuren L, Gillan CM, Shekar S, Gorwood PAPM, Voon V, Morein-Zamir S, Denys D, Sahakian BJ, Moeller FG, Robbins TW, Potenza MN (2014) New Developments in Human Neurocognition: Clinical, Genetic and Brain Imaging Correlates of Impulsivity and Compulsivity. CNS Spectrums 19:69-89. (PMC4113335)
  • Scherrer JF, Xian H, Slutske WS, Volberg R, Shah KR, Eisen SE, Potenza MN (2015) Associations Between Obsessive-Compulsive Classes and Pathological Gambling in a National Cohort of Male Twins. JAMA Psychiatry 72(4):342-349.

 

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