PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Adrienne Heinz, PhD
Adrienne Heinz, PhD
Research Health Science Specialist
Dissemination and Training Division
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- Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Center for Innovation to Implementation, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014
- San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Internship, 2012
- University of Illinois at Chicago, Clinical Psychology, Ph.D., 2012
- University of Illinois at Chicago, Clinical Psychology, M.A., 2008
- National Institute on Drug Abuse, Intramural Research Program, Clinical Pharmacology and Treatment Branch, Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, 2006
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Psychology, B.A., 2004
Expertise and Interests
- Substance Use Disorders and co-occurring Posttraumatic Stress
- Executive Functioning, Impulsivity, Risk-Taking
- Aggression and Violence
- Cognitive Training and Interventions that Foster Resilience
- Mobile Health Applications and Technologies
Membership in Professional Societies
- International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
- Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy
- Research Society on Alcoholism
- Association for Psychological Science
Awards and Honors
- University of Illinois Chicago Leonard D. Eron Award for outstanding scholarly accomplishment, 2010
- Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, outstanding student presentation award, 2009
- University of Illinois Chicago Christopher B. Keys Award for early outstanding research achievement, 2008
Heinz, A. J., Pennington, D. L., Cohen, N., Schmeling, B., Lasher, B. A., Schrodek, E., & Batki, S.L. (In Press). Relations between cognitive functioning and alcohol use, craving, and posttraumatic stress: An examination among trauma exposed military Veterans with alcohol use disorder. Military Medicine.
Heinz, A. J., Makin-Byrd, K., Blonigen, D. M., Reilly, P., & Timko, C. (2015). Aggressive behavior among military Veterans in substance use disorder treatment: The roles of posttraumatic stress and impulsivity. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 50, 59-66.
Heinz, A. J., Bui, L., Thomas, K. M., & Blonigen, D. M. (2015). Distinct facets of impulsivity exhibit differential associations with substance use disorder treatment processes: A cross-sectional and prospective investigation among military veterans. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 55, 21-28.
Beck, A., Heinz, A.J., & Heinz, A. (2014). Translational clinical neuroscience perspectives on the cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms underlying alcohol-related aggression. In Miczek, K.A. & Meyer-Lindenberg, A., Neuroscience of Aggression: Current Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience (pp. 443-474). Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.
Heinz, A. J., Peters, E. N., Boden, M. T. & Bonn-Miller, M. O. (2013). A comprehensive examination of delay discounting in a clinical sample of cannabis-dependent military veterans making a self-guided quit attempt. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 21, 55-65.
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