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Jessica M. Peirce, Ph.D.

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Associate Director, Addiction Treatment Services Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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 ...read more

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

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Background

Titles

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

Education

Degrees

  • 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

Brooner, R. K., Kidorf, M. S., King, V. L., Peirce, J. M., Bigelow, G. E., & Kolodner, K. (in press). A modified "stepped care" approach to improve attendance behavior in treatment seeking opioid abusers. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.

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.

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.

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.

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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