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Warren Bickel

Warren Bickel

Faculty, Department of Psychology
Faculty, Clinical Science


Background

  • 2011- Present Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
  • 2004-2011 Director, Arkansas Center for Addiction Research, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • 2004-2011 Wilbur Mills Professor of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Prevention, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • 2004-2011 Director, Interdisciplinary Tobacco Program, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • 2001-2004 Inaugural Director, Chittenden Center, An Addictions Treatment Program, Program of the Howard Center for Human Services in alliance with Fletcher Allen Health Care and the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine
  • 2001-2004 Interim-Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine,
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • 1997-2004 Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
  • 1997-2001 Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
  • 1992-1997 Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
  • 1989-1992 Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
  • 1987-1989 Research Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
  • 1985-1987 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of
  • Yeshiva University, New York, New York
  • 1985-1987 Assistant Director for Clinical Research, Division of Substance Abuse, Albert Einstein
  • College of Medicine of Yeshiva

Interests

  • Addiction and recovery
  • Delayed discounting
  • Neuroscience of decision-making processes
  • Trans-disease processes

Publications

  • • Bickel, W. K., Jarmolowicz, D. P., Mueller, E. T., Koffarnus, M. N., Gatchalian, K. M. (2012). Excessive discounting of delayed reinforcers as a trans-disease process contributing to addiction and other disease-related vulnerabilities: Emerging evidence. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 134(3) 287-297. ISSN: 0163-7258.
  • • Bickel, W. K., Jarmolowicz, D. P., Mueller, E. T., Gatchalian, K. M., McClure, S. M. (2012). Are executive function and impulsivity antipodes? A conceptual reconstruction with special reference to addiction. Psychopharmacology 221(3), 361-387. ISSN 1432-2072 (electronic) 0033-3158 (linking). DOI: 10.1007/s00213-012-2689-x.
  • • Bickel, W. K., Jarmolowicz, D. P., Mueller, E. T., Franck, C., Carrin, C., Gatchalian, K. (2012). Altruism in time: Social temporal discounting differentiates smokers from problem drinkers. Psychopharmacology. ISSN 1432-2072 (electronic) 0033-3158 (linking). DOI: 10.1007/s00213-012-2745-6.
  • • Kurth-Nelson, Z., Bickel, W. K., Redish, A. D. (2012). A theoretical account of cognitive effects in delay discounting. European Journal of Neuroscience, 35(7), 1052-1064.
  • • Bickel, W. K., Yi, R., Landes, R. D., Hill, P., & Baxter, C.. (2011). Remember the future: Working memory training decreases temporal discounting among stimulant addicts.. Biological Psychiatry, 69(3):260-5.
  • • Bickel, W. K., & Mueller, E. T.. (2009). Toward the study of trans-disease processes: A novel approach with special reference to the study of co-morbidity. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 5(2):131-138.
  • • Bickel, W. K., Pitcock, J. A., Yi, R., Angtuaco, E. J.. (2009). Congruence of BOLD response across intertemporal choice conditions: Fictive and real money gains and losses. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(27):8839-8846.
  • • Bickel, W. K., Marsch, L. A., Buchhalter, A. R. & Badger, G. J.. (2008). Computerized Behavior Therapy for Opioid-Dependent Outpatients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 16(2):132-143.
  • • Chambers, R. A., Bickel, W. K., & Potenza, M. N. (2007). A scale-free systems theory of motivation and addiction. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 31:1017-1045.

    Warren Bickel

  • wkbickel@vt.edu
  • 540 526 2088
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  • Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

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