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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

Departments

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Addiction Treatment Services
Mason F. Lord Building
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-5828
Fax: 410-550-0060
jmpeirce@jhmi.edu

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

    Additional Information

  • Education +
    • B.A., University of Chicago (Illinois) (1991)
    • Ph.D., University of Oklahoma (Oklahoma) (1997)

    Additional Training

    Boston DVAMC/Tufts University Consortium, Boston, MA, 1998, Clinical Psychology Internship; Boston DVAMC, Boston, MA, 2000, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Research & Publications +

    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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