People Related To Addiction Research
Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professor
Director, VTCRI Addiction Recovery Research Center
Co-Director, VTCRI Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors
Professor of Psychology, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Events Related To Addiction
March 13, 2018, 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
The Neuroscience Of Stress-Reward Interactions: Preclinical Approaches Toward Therapeutic Targets In Addiction
Jan. 19, 2018, 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Professor, Departments of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Pharmacology, and Psychiatry
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Sept. 15, 2017, 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Department of Neurobiology & Anatomical Sciences
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Studies
School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jan. 19, 2017, 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Director, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH
April 28, 2016, 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD
Distinguished University Professor
Clinical and Translational Research
South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Oct. 6, 2014, 2:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
F. Gerard Moeller, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neurology
Nov. 1, 2013, 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Martin P. Paulus, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, University of San Diego
Stories Related To Addiction
A path forward: Leading national addiction experts from VTCRI and Stanford call for more neuroscience research on long-term addiction recovery in Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry article
Sept. 24, 2018
Warren Bickel, the director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) Addiction Recovery Research Center, and Keith Humphreys, the Esther Ting Memorial Professor in psychiatry and behavioral science at ...
July 6, 2018
The worlds of addiction research and artificial intelligence research are colliding for Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
Feb. 27, 2018
Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National ...
Jan. 16, 2017
George Koob, the director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, will discuss the neurocircuitry of alcohol addiction at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Virginia ...
July 25, 2016
The public is invited to attend, “Community Conversation: Heroin Epidemic,” on July 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Community members and experts on addiction and substance abuse will lead the ...
April 26, 2016
The world’s oldest scientific organization studying addiction, the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, selected Warren Bickel as the 2016 recipient of the Nathan B. Eddy Award.
Aug. 19, 2014
Warren Bickel, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and his team developed a computerized treatment program aimed at helping people become fluent in the language of recovery.
Oct. 4, 2011
The National Quit & Recovery Registry collects the experiences of those in recovery through web-based sharing — also known as crowdsourcing — to enhance scientists' understanding of addiction, whether to ...
June 23, 2011
By presenting the concrete reality of what will happen as a result of smoking, the new anti-smoking warnings that will show up on packs of cigarettes next year have a ...
VTCRI professor Warren Bickel delivers talks on role of dysfunctional decision-making in substance abuse, addiction
March 29, 2011
Warren Bickel, professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, director of the Institute’s Center for Substance Abuse and professor of psychology in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, ...
Feb. 1, 2011
People who are addicted to stimulants tend to choose instant gratification or a smaller but sooner reward over a future benefit, even if the future reward is greater. Reduced value ...
Publications Related To Addiction
Reed DD, Kaplan BA, Becirevic A, Roma PG, Hursh SR. (2016). Toward quantifying the abuse liability of ultraviolet tanning: A behavioral economic approach to tanning addiction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior 106: 93-106. doi: 10.1002/jeab.216.
Bickel WK, Quisenberry AJ, Moody L, Wilson AG. (2014). Therapeutic opportunities for self-control repair in addiction and related disorders: Change and the limits of change in trans-disease processes. Clinical Psychological Science.
McClure SM, Bickel WK. (2014). A dual systems perspective on addiction: Contributions from neuroimaging and cognitive training. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Bickel WK, Moody L, Quisenberry AJ. (2014). Working Memory Training as a candidate adjunctive treatment in addiction. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews.
Bickel WK, Koffarnus MN, Moody L, Wilson AG. (2013). The behavioral- and neuro-economic process of temporal discounting: A candidate behavioral marker of addiction. Neuropharmacology.
Jarmolowicz DP, Mueller ET, Koffarnus MN, Carter AE, Gatchalian KM, Bickel WK. (2013). Executive dysfunction in addiction. In: MacKillop J, de Wit H (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Addiction Psychopharmacology. (pp. 27-62):Wiley-Blackwell.
Bickel WK, Mueller ET, MacKillop J, Yi R. (2013). Behavioral economics and neuro-economic perspectives on addiction. In: Oxford handbook of substance use disorders. New York, New York: Oxford University Press.
Bickel WK, Mueller ET, Jarmolowicz DP. (2013). What is addiction? In: McCrady B, Epstein E (Ed.), Addictions: A Comprehensive Guidebook, Second Edition. Oxford University Press.
Bickel WK, Jarmolowicz DP, Mueller ET, Gatchalian KM, McClure SM. (2012). Are executive function and impulsivity antipodes? A conceptual reconstruction with special reference to addiction. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 221(3): 361-87.
Bickel WK, Jarmolowicz DP, Mueller ET, Koffarnus MN, Gatchalian KM. (2012). Excessive discounting of delayed reinforcers as a trans-disease process contributing to addiction and other disease-related vulnerabilities: Emerging evidence. Pharmacol Ther 134(3): 287-97.
Mueller ET, Carter LP, Bickel WK. (2012). Toward a computationally unified behavioral-economics model of addiction. In: Gutkin B, Ahmed S (Ed.), Computational neuroscience of drug addiction. (pp. 285-312):Springer.
Bickel WK. (2012). The emerging new science of psychopathology: Commentary on El-Guebaly et al: Compulsive features in behavioral addictions: The case of pathological gambling. Addiction 107(10): 1738-9.
Bickel, W.K., Jarmolowicz, D.P., Mueller, E.T. & Gatchalian, K.M. (2011). The Behavioral Economics and Neuroeconomics of Reinforcer Pathologies: Implications for Etiology and Treatment of Addiction. Current Psychiatry Reports 13(5): 406-415.
Bickel WK, Christensen DR, Marsch LA. (2011). A review of computer-based interventions used in the assessment, treatment, and research of drug addiction. Subst Use Misuse 46(1): 4-9.
Chambers RA, Bickel WK, Potenza, MN. (2007). A scale-free systems theory of motivation and addiction. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 31: 1017-1045.
Dani JA, Montague PR. (2007). Disrupting addiction through the loss of drug-associated internal states. Nature Neuroscience 10(4): 403-404.
Henningfield J, Santora P, Bickel WK. (2007). Addiction treatment: Science and policy for the twenty-first century. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.