SUBSTANCE-RELATED AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS
Belel Ait Oumeziane

Belel Ait Oumeziane

Buprenorphine Treatment Outcomes among Opioid-Dependent Veterans With and Without Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Belel Ait Oumeziane, PhD VA Boston Healthcare System Scientific Abstract Background: The opioid epidemic calls for examination and identification of the...

Laura Hernandez Garcia

Laura Hernandez Garcia

Childhood Maltreatment and Neurobiology of Addiction: Important Predictors during Adolescent Years Laura C. Hernandez Garcia, MD McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: We have previously reported the critical associations between degree of alcohol and drug...

Michal McDowell

Michal McDowell

Integration of treatment for alcohol use disorder in primary care settings: a scoping review Michal J. McDowell, MD, MPH Massachusetts General Hospital, McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: Alcohol use disorder (AUD) has a staggering burden of disease and...

Minh Dung Nguyen

Minh Dung Nguyen

Sex Differences in Distress Tolerance Minh D. Nguyen, BA McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: Distress tolerance, defined as the ability to withstand emotional distress, is a mechanism that has been related to a wide array of psychiatric and substance use...

Justine Chen

Justine Chen

Sex as a Predictor of Illness Progression in First Episode Psychosis Patients with Comorbid Substance Use Disorder Justine Chen, BA Brigham and Women’s Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: Comorbid substance use disorder (SUD) is prevalent among first...

Josie Francois

Josie Francois

Patient Attitudes Towards Use of Zoom-Based Telemedicine for Outpatient SUD Treatment Josie Francois, BA McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract   Background: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, partial hospitalization and outpatient programs moved online. In the early...

Prajwal Acharya

Prajwal Acharya

Initial Engagement with a Digital Therapeutic within a Substance Use Disorder Clinic Prajwal Acharya, BS Massachusetts General Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: Digital therapeutics have the potential to facilitate delivery of evidence-based behavioral health...

Walid Yassine

Walid Yassine

Effects of AM2389, a CB1 receptor full agonist, on psychosis-associated brain regions and memory function Walid Yassine, DMSc, MMSc McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: Clinical research shows that regular use of 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a CB1...

Scott Provost

Scott Provost

Optimizing Retention, Duration and Discontinuation Strategies for Opioid Use Disorder Pharmacotherapy (RDD) – A new research study through the NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN) Scott E. Provost, MM, MSW McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The New...

Francesca Korte

Francesca Korte

Sex differences in stimulant misuse in the United States: 2015-2018 Francesca Korte, BA McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract   Background: The prevalence of stimulant misuse and use disorder varies by substance type, and trends in prevalence are changing rapidly...

Elisa Loy

Elisa Loy

Developmental Consequences of Prenatal Substance Use in Adolescents Elisa Loy, BA Brigham and Women’s Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: Prenatal drug use is linked to various behavioral and cognitive outcomes in adolescence. Previous MRI studies have...

Haley Solomon

Haley Solomon

Veterans’ Knowledge and Perceptions About Cannabis Haley Solomon, DO VA Boston Healthcare System Scientific Abstract Background: Among U.S. veterans, increasing rates of cannabis use are well documented, and usage of cannabis for medicinal purposes is double that of...

Catherine Trinh

Catherine Trinh

Rapid Scale-Up of Telehealth Services in Outpatient Treatment for Substance Use Disorders Catherine Trinh, BA McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: The rapid scale-up of telehealth services for substance use disorders (SUDs) during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Serena Chen

Serena Chen

Changing Trends in the Popularity of E-Cigarette Use Among Adolescents in the United States Serena Chen, MD VA Boston Healthcare System Scientific Abstract Background: For most of these prior two decades, tobacco use disorder in American adolescents has decreased...

Andrea Wood

Andrea Wood

Treatment Development of Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) Delivered via Telehealth for Early Psychosis and Substance Use Andrea Wood, BA McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract BACKGROUND: This study is designed to develop and evaluate the feasibility...

Alexandra Chase

Alexandra Chase

Do People with Opioid Use Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Benefit from Adding Behavior Therapy to Buprenorphine? Alexandra Chase, BS McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common co-occurring diagnosis...

Alesia Cloutier

Alesia Cloutier

Medically Monitored Detox Complicated by COVID-19, a Narrative Review of the Literature Alesia Cloutier, DO, MS VA Boston Healthcare System Scientific Abstract Background: The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented time that has had a particularly devastating...

Thomas Idiculla

Thomas Idiculla

The Validity of Using BASIS-24 to Assess Substance Use and Co-occurring Symptoms among Psychiatric Inpatients Thomas Idiculla, PhD McLean Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: A reliable measure of co-occurring psychiatric symptoms can be useful for screening,...

Karen Amichia

Karen Amichia

Open Science Practices in Gambling Research Publications: A Scoping Review Karen Amichia, BS Cambridge Health Alliance Scientific Abstract Background: The replication crisis has stimulated researchers around the world to adopt open science research practices intended...

Alessandra Grossman

Alessandra Grossman

Changes to the Playing Field: A Contemporary Study of Actual Online Sports Betting Alessandra Grossman, B.A. Cambridge Health Alliance Scientific Abstract Background: Online sports wagering is a popular and still growing gambling activity around the world. Like other...

Heather Ward

Heather Ward

Evidence for Schizophrenia-specific Pathophysiology of Nicotine Dependence Heather Burrell Ward, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital Scientific Abstract Background: Tobacco use is the top preventable cause of early mortality in schizophrenia. Over 60% of people with...

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