UEL College of Applied Health & Communities Seminar Series

Date:   Wednesday 6th March 2019

Time:   1:00 – 2:00 pm       

Room: Arthur Edwards Building, room 1.01

Social Anxiety and Substance Use Disorders: Understanding and Treating Dual Diagnoses

Professor Julie Buckner, Director, Clinical Training, Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, and Director, Louisiana State University Anxiety and Addictive Behaviors Laboratory & Clinic


Professor Buckner’s program of research primarily focuses on: (1) delineation of causal and maintaining factors implicated in substance use disorders, especially emotion-related vulnerability factors;  (2) delineation of causal and maintaining factors implicated the co-occurrence of substance use disorders with anxiety disorders; and (3) development and evaluation of empirically-informed treatment and prevention protocols for substance use disorders, with particular interest in co-occurring anxiety-substance use disorders.


Julia Buckner is a Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University and the Director of LSU’s Anxiety and Addictive Behaviors Laboratory & Clinic. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at LSU-Health Sciences Center and a licensed clinical psychologist.

Professor Buckner has over 140 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. These works primarily concern substance use and related problems, anxiety, and the co-occurrence of anxiety with substance use and related problems. She has been PI or consultant on several research projects funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and she has received several awards for her work from organizations such as the American Psychological Association, College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Anxiety Disorders Association

Session Chair:  Dr. Meredith Terlecki, School of Psychology

Details are also in the Psychology Sharepoint calendar

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