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Title

Causes and Treatment of Adolescent Antisocial and Drug-Dependent Behavior     

Status

Open

Project Description

The objective of this project is to improve our knowledge about the diagnosis, causes, treatment, and ethical underpinnings of adolescent antisocial behavior and substance abuse.
Examples of treatment-related projects (student utilizes literature reviews, visits to clinics, attending case conferences, clinical care activities, etc.):
1. What treatments have been shown to be effective for these disorders? (Drs. Riggs, Whitmore, Sakai,)
2. What prevention efforts may reduce the incidence of these disorders? (Drs. Whitmore, Sakai, Riggs)
3. How should pediatricians deal with these disorders? (Drs. Whitmore, Sakai, Riggs)
Examples of research-related projects (student participates in ongoing research activities of Division faculty):
1. How are assessments and clinical treatment trials conducted with these complicated patients? (Dr. Riggs)
  

Mentor Name

Riggs, Paula

Mentor Location

 

Mentor Contact Number

303-724-2235

Mentor Contact Email

paula.riggs@ucdenver.edu 

Specialty

Enter Choice #1

Preceptor Name

 

Student

 

Department

Psychiatry

Funding Department/Program

Substance Use Disorders Grant

Area of Study

Developmental Neuroscience, Brain and Behavior - Child

Populations

Adolescents

Method(s)

Clinical Trials

Disease or Symptom

Aggression-Violence; Drug Abuse; Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities

Faculty/Lab Website

 

Display on public listings?

Yes

Attachments

Created at 9/3/2010 9:58 AM by Vetter, Stephanie
Last modified at 7/9/2013 2:04 PM by Watts, Katie