Efrat Aharonovich, PhD

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

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


  • French
  • Hebrew


  • Female


Research Interests

  • Addictions
  • cognitive neuroscience

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