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Research

Nicole Avena, PhDResearch Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida are engaged in ground-breaking projects covering a variety of interests.

  • Substance Abuse/Addictions
  • Autism
  • Neuropsychiatric Research
  • Behavioral Research
  • Psychosocial Research
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Geriatrics
  • Global Health and Disease
  • Health Policy and Services
  • Addiction-Psychiatry Education

We are nationally recognized for our research on the following:

  • Addiction
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Autism
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Pain
  • Physicians & Health Professionals Substance Abuse
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Basic & Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Gene-Environment Interactions in Abnormal Repetitive Movements

The department also has a burgeoning research program in dynamic functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) and proteomics.