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How sugar affects the brain

Published: Feb 11th, 2014

Nicole Avena, PhD explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation. When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take […]

Wayne Creelman, M.D. – Depression and Psychiatry Treatment

Wayne Creelman, M.D. – Depression and Psychiatry Treatment

Published: Jul 22nd, 2013

Center for Psychiatry and Addiction at Vero Beach For appointment: (772) 794-0179 Professor McCabe Clinical Eminent Scholar Medical Director, Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine in Vero Beach B.A. Boston College, […]


Substance abuse specialists join the conversation about marijuana

Published: Jul 15th, 2013

Get Dr. Teitelbaum’s book: Weed: Family Guide to Marijuana Myths and Facts By Beatrice Dupuy Correspondent Published: Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 6:01 a.m. As a discussion gains steam among […]


Dual Disorders: Addiction Psychiatry

Published: Nov 13th, 2012

Dual disorders have become more common as physicians have successfully evaluated and referred to treatment many patients with alcohol and/or drug abuse and psychiatric disorders.  Recent research reports have confirmed […]

Scott Teitelbaum, MD

Scott Teitelbaum, MD, Director of the FRC, talks about his recovery

Published: Oct 8th, 2012


Food for thought: UF researcher’s book lays out evidence for food addiction

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

Assessment Forms

Assessment Forms

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

Please download and fill out the appropriate form for your upcoming appointment: Adult New Patient Packet Autism Intake Packet Best Life – Weight Management Packet Buprenorphine Clinic Packet Child Intake […]



Published: Dec 7th, 2011

Research 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 […]


Published: Dec 7th, 2011

Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Published: Nov 16th, 2011

The Department of Psychiatry offers one and two year fellowships in Addiction Medicine. The University of Florida College of Medicine began offering a Fellowship in Addiction Medicine in 1992. As […]