The Division’s research agenda is driven, in part, by the Syndrome Model of Addiction, an overarching theoretical framework that conceptualizes various expressions of addiction (i.e., chemical or behavioral) as opportunistic disorders that have common underlying etiological factors. Read about The Syndrome Model of Addiction
Division Director Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS and other Division-related faculty are featured in Harvard Medical School’s new free online course, OpioidX: The Opioid Crisis in America. Read more here.
The Division has released a new publication! Visit our online library for more. Gray, H. M., Nelson, S. E., Shaffer, H. J., Stebbins, P., & Farina, A. R. (2017). How do homeless adults change their lives after completing an intensive job-skills program? Journal of Community Psychology, 45, 888-905.
Improved access: Opioid & Alcohol Use Disorders and primary care Effective strategies exist to treat opioid and alcohol use disorders, yet access to treatment is often limited by service availability and stigma. Could collaborative care overcome these challenges? Read Improved access: Opioid & Alcohol Use Disorders and primary care
We are excited to announce the release of CARS–Computerized Assessment and Referral System. CARS is easy-to-use computer-guided mental health assessment that provides immediate diagnostic information for up to 13 major psychiatric disorders. The screening and assessment tool is tied to a report generator accompanied by a referral database. To view…