Efrat Aharonovich, PhD

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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • French

Research

Research Interests

  • Addictions
  • Cognitive neuroscience

Grants

HEALTHCALL: ENHANCING BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR HIV PRIMARY CARE ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE (Federal Gov)

Sep 25 2014 - Jul 31 2019

DSM-IV AND DSM-5 ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE DISORDERS: RELIABILITY, VALIDITY IN NESARC-III (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2019

MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS AND MTF TEEN MARIJUANA USE AND ATTITUDES SINCE 1991 (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2012 - Jul 31 2018

MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS AND MTF TEEN MARIJUANA USE AND ATTITUDES SINCE 1991 (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2012 - Jul 31 2017

MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS AND MTF TEEN MARIJUANA USE AND ATTITUDES SINCE 1991 (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2012 - Jul 31 2016

MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS AND MTF TEEN MARIJUANA USE AND ATTITUDES SINCE 1991 (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2012 - Jul 31 2015

NESARC PRISM (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2011 - Jul 31 2014

MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS AND MTF TEEN MARIJUANA USE AND ATTITUDES SINCE 1991 (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2012 - Jul 31 2013

Selected Publications

  • Aharonovich E, Stohl M, Ellis J, Amrhein P, Hasin D. : Commitment strength, alcohol dependence and HealthCall participation: Effects on drinking reduction in HIV patients. .  Drug and Alcohol Dependence   2014;135: 112-8
  • Hasin, D.S., Aharonovich, E., O'Leary, A., Greenstein, E.,Pavlicova, M., Arunajadai, S., Waxman, R., Wainberg, M., Helzer, J., Johnston, B.: Reducing Heavy Drinking in HIV Primary Care: A Randomized Trial of Brief Intervention, with and without Technological Enhancement. Addiction  2013;108: 1230-40
  • Aharonovich, E., Hasin, D. S., Brooks, A. C., Liu, X., Bisaga, A., & Nunes, E. V. : Cognitive deficits predict low treatment retention in cocaine dependent patients.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence  2006;81: 313-322
  • Aharonovich, E., Brooks, A. C., Nunes, E., & Hasin, D.: Cognitive deficits in marijuana users: effects on MET+CBT treatment outcome.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence  2008;95: 279-83
  • Aharonovich, E., Liu, X., Samet, S., Nunes, E., Waxman, R., & Hasin, D.: Postdischarge cannabis use and its relationship to cocaine, alcohol, and heroin use: a prospective study.  American Journal of Psychiatry  2005;162: 1507-1514