Addictive, Compulsive, and Impulsive Disorders Lab

Learn more about our research


This website is intended for the prevention, education and treatment of Addictions, Impulse-Control Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Our goal with this website is to create a place where patients and their families can search for the up-to date scientific information that will help them make informed decisions.

BFRB Research

Dr. Grant speaks on recent research on Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB’s) at the Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC) Annual Conference, April 2014.


Recent Study Papers


What New Research Is Telling Us About Treating BFRBs

Understanding a patient’s unique biochemistry and neurobiology may be the key.


Dr. Jon E. Grant

Professor of Psychiatry, Director of ACID Research lab

Featured Articles

Click on the drop down bars below to find links to a few spotlighted articles.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in COVID-19 Survivors: Online Population Survey
Chamberlain, S., Grant, J., Trender, W., Hellyer, P., & Hampshire, A. (2021). Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in COVID-19 survivors: Online population survey. BJPsych Open, 7(2), E47. doi:10.1192/bjo.2021.3

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Exploring the Neurobiology of OCD: Clinical Implications

Grant JE, Chamberlain SR. Exploring the neurobiology of OCD: clinical implications. Psychiatr Times. 2020 Mar 02; 2020.

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Prevalence of Skin Picking (excoriation) Disorder

Grant JE, Chamberlain SR. Prevalence of skin picking (excoriation) disorder. J Psychiatr Res. 2020 Nov; 130:57-60.

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Gambling and Substance Use: Comorbidity and Treatment Implications

Grant JE, Chamberlain SR. Gambling and substance use: Comorbidity and treatment implications. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2020 04 20; 99:109852.

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Navigating to our lab

The easiest way to get here is to come through the Goldblatt Pavilion Entrance, which is located at 860 E. 59th Street.

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