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Jessica M. Peirce, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Addiction Treatment Services Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Female

Titles

  • Associate Director, Addiction Treatment Services Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Centers & Institutes

  • Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and Research

Expertise

Post Traumatic Stress, Substance Abuse

Research Interests

Research and treatment of substance use disorders comorbid with psychiatric disorders, especially posttraumatic stress disorder; Personality characteristics such as antisocial or psychopathic traits and their relation to substance use and problem behavior

Languages

  • English
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    Education

    • B.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1991
    • Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 1997

    Training

    • Boston DVAMC/Tufts University Consortium, Boston, MA, 1998, Clinical Psychology Internship

    Fellowships

    • Boston DVAMC, Boston, MA, 2000, Postdoctoral Fellowship
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    Selected Publications

    1. Brooner, R. K., Kidorf, M. S., King, V. L., Peirce, J. M., Bigelow, G. E., & Kolodner, K. (in press). A modified ôstepped careö approach to improve attendance behavior in treatment seeking opioid abusers. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.
    2. Disney, E. R., Kidorf, M., Kolodner, K., King, V. L., Peirce, J. M., Beilinson, P., & Brooner, R. K. (in press). Psychiatric comorbidity, HIV risk, and problem severity in out-of-treatment opioid abusers.
    3. Peirce, J. M., Newton, T. L., Buckley, T. C., & Keane T. M. (2002). Gender and psychophysiology of PTSD. In R. Kimerling, P. Ouimette, & J. Wolfe (Eds.), Gender and PTSD, pp. 177-204. New York: Guilford Press.
    4. Miller, M. W., Peirce, J. M. & Keane, T. M. (2000). Posttraumatic stress disorder in adults. In W. E. Craighead & C. B. Nemeroff (Eds.) The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (3rd ed., Vol. 3), pp. 1222-1224. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    5. Sharkansky, E. J., Brief, D. J., Peirce, J. M., Meehan, J. C., & Mannix, L. M. (1999). Substance abuse patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Identifying specific triggers of substance use and their associations with PTSD symptoms. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 13, 89-97.
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    Department/Division

    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Behavioral Biology

    For Research Inquiries Contact

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    Addiction Treatment Services
    Mason F. Lord, 6th Floor East
    5200 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224

    Phone 410-550-5828
    Fax: 410-550-0060

    E-mail: jmpeirce@jhmi.edu

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