Addictive, Compulsive, and Impulsive Disorders Lab

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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.

Featured Articles

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

Behavioral Addictions and Criminal Responsibility

Blum, A. W., & Grant, J. E. (2017). Behavioral Addictions and Criminal Responsibility. The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law45(4), 464-471.

Cold Pressor Task in Skin Picking Disorder
Grant, J. E., Redden, S. A., & Chamberlain, S. R. (2017). Cold pressor pain in skin picking disorder. Psychiatry research249, 35-38.
A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Vortioxetine in the Treatment of Binge-Eating Disorder<br />
Grant JE, Valle S, Cavic E, Redden SA, Chamberlain SR. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of vortioxetine in the treatment of binge-eating disorder. Int J Eat Disord. 2019;52(7):786–794. doi:10.1002/eat.23078

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Differences in the cognitive profile of depression between racial groups
Grant, J. E., Harries, M., & Chamberlain, S. R. (2018). Differences in the cognitive profile of depression between racial groups. Annals of clinical psychiatry: official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists30(1), 32.

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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

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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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