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Anxiety and Addictive Behaviors

Professor of Psychology Julia Buckner examines the nature and treatment of anxiety and addiction
When Feb 20, 2014
from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where West Laville Library
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Contact Phone 2255782479
Attendees All Honors College students
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In the fourth installment of our Spring Faculty Research Series, Assistant Professor Julia Buckner will discuss her research on the nature of co-occurring anxiety and addictive behaviors. She will examine the development of evaluation and treatment techniques, including treatment projects being conducted in her own lab.

Professor Buckner earned a B.A. in Drama and Psychology from Kenyon College and an M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Teachers College at Columbia University. She has also earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Florida State. After completing her Clinical Internship at the Yale University School of Medicine in the Division of Substance Abuse, she joined the Clinical Psychology Program at LSU.

She is the Founder and Director of the Anxiety & Addictive Behaviors Clinic at the Psychological Services Center of LSU. She also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry for the LSU-OLOL Psychiatry Residency Program. Professor Buckner has published numerous scientific articles on anxiety, substance abuse, and their co-occurrence. She has received several awards for her work, including awards from the American Psychological Association, the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America.