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Kenneth Silverman, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Learning and Health
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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  • Director, Center for Learning and Health
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Center for Learning and Health
5200 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-2694
Fax: 410-550-7495
ksilverm@jhmi.edu

Research Interests

Operant learning interventions to address interrelated problems; Poverty; Unemployment; Drug addition

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    Additional Training

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 1991, Behavioral Pharmacology
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    Research Summary

    The development and experimental evaluation of operant learning interventions to address the interrelated problems of poverty, unemployment and drug addiction

    Selected Publications

    1. Silverman K, Chutuape MA, Bigelow GE, Stitzer ML. Voucher-based reinforcement of cocaine abstinence in treatment-resistant methadone patients: effects of reinforcement magnitude. Psychopharmacology. 1999; 146: 128-138.
    2. Silverman K, Svikis D, Robles E, Stitzer ML, Bigelow GE. A reinforcement-based therapeutic workplace for the treatment of drug abuse: 6-month abstinence outcomes. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2001; 9: 14-23.
    3. Silverman K, Svikis D, Wong CJ, Hampton J, Stitzer ML, Bigelow GE. A reinforcement-based therapeutic workplace for the treatment of drug abuse: 3-year abstinence outcomes. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2002; 10: 228-240.
    4. Silverman K, Robles E, Mudric T, Bigelow GE, Stitzer ML. A randomized trial of long-term reinforcement of cocaine abstinence in methadone maintained injection drug users. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2004; 72: 839-854.
    5. Silverman K. Exploring the limits and utility of operant conditioning in the treatment of drug addiction. The Behavior Analyst. 2004; 27: 209-230.
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