CAAS News

Dr. Kearns Published in Addictive Behaviors

CAAS Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Nathan Kearns, was recently published in Addictive Behaviors! His manuscript focused on the effect of acute trauma-related stress after alcohol consumption on perceived likelihood of negative driving-related consequences (i.e., getting in an accident, getting pulled over) and willingness to drive.
 

Dr. Meisel Published in Development and Psychopathology

Dr. Samuel Meisel has a new published paper in Development and Psychopathology that report the results of his F31 funded dissertation.

Project MindUP Study Recruitment

Are you a smoker with HIV? Do you sometimes struggle with anxiety and stress?

Investigators at Brown University are conducting an 8-week research study to examine different approaches to help smokers quit smoking.

Participants will be compensated for their time and participation. Remote study with minimum in-person contact!

If interested, please call (401)863-6680
Brown University Protocol #2826

Project MindUp at Brown University SHARE Lab

Dr. Guy Published Primary Outcomes Paper from her Dissertation

Dr. Arryn A. Guy published the primary outcomes paper from her dissertation this winter in Progress in Community Health Partnernships Issue 14.4 titled, "Engaging African Americans Living with HIV and Serious Mental Illness: Piloting Prepare2Thrive—A Peer-Led Intervention."

This study used a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach to develop and pilot a peer-led, group-based behavioral intervention for African American adults living with HIV and serious mental illness.

Dr. Sokolovsky published in Addictive Behaviors

Dr. Alexander Sokolovsky published a new paper in Addictive Behaviors examining the impacts of COVID-19 related campus closures on the tobacco use of college students. The manuscript was also co-authored by Drs. Lauren Micalizzi and Kristina Jackson, Project Director Kerri Hayes, and others.

Brown CAAS Team published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Drs. Rachel Gunn, Kristina Jackson, Alexander Sokolovsky, Angela Stevens, and Jane Metrik recently published a manuscript examining the effects of substance use ordering on consumption during alcohol and cannabis co-use days.

Dr. Murphy Published in Appetite

Dr. Cara Murphy is the second author of "Multidimensional elements of impulsivity as shared and unique risk factors for food addiction and alcohol misuse" published in Appetite. 

This research suggests that both alcohol and food misuse are characterized by overlapping risk factors, particularly in trait impulsivity.

 

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