Anxiety and Addictive Behaviors Laboratory

Louisiana State University

The Anxiety and Addictive Behaviors Research Laboratory is a clinical research laboratory within the Department of Psychology at LSU.

Our primary aim is to understand the factors involved in the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders and substance use disorders and to use this knowledge to improve the evidence-based assessment and treatment of these disorders.† In addition to conducting this research, we also provide evidence-based clinical services through the Anxiety & Addictive Behaviors Clinic.

Email: aabc@lsu.edu

Phone: (225) 578-5778

Fax: (225) 578-4125

Announcements:

Congratulations to Dr. Julie Buckner for being awarded the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Addictive Behaviors Special Interest Group Early Career Award!

 

Dr. Buckner receives funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse to Conduct a Treatment Development & Evaluation Project for those with Co-occurring Cannabis Dependence & Anxiety

 

Graduate Student News:

Gina Najolia presented her research, The influence of schizotypy on the relationship between social anxiety and cannabis use, at a symposium at this yearís Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) annual convention!

 

Tony Ecker presented his research on the role of social norms in the relations between social anxiety and substance use at this yearís Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) annual convention!

 

Tony Ecker & Christine Vinci co-authored a manuscript that was recently published in the APA journal, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors!

 

Undergraduate Student News:

Congratulations to undergraduate RA Jourdan Brown, who was chosen for the LSU ASPIRE summer program and awarded $1,000 to support her research!

 

Congratulations to undergraduate RA Jourdan Brown, whose poster, Mental health and substance use-related problems among undergraduate marijuana and alcohol users, won first place in social sciences level two poster presentations at the LSU Undergraduate Research Conference!

 

Congratulations to RA Margaret Caffery, who was accepted into NYU's master's of social work program!

 

Congratulations to RA Janaea Ivory, who was accepted into Tulaneís masterís of social work program!

 

Congratulations to RA Maddie Morrell, who was accepted into Tulaneís masterís of public health program!