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Maggie Schluter

Education

  • M.Sc. (in progress) University of Calgary, Clinical Psychology
  • B.A University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, 2015

Research Interests

  • Mediators of aberrant reward-related decision making in disordered gambling
  • Roles of various facets of impulsivity in the etiology and maintenance of addictive disorders
  • Impact of co-morbid addictions on severity and treatment of disordered gambling

Maryam Sharif-Razi

Education

  • M.Sc. (in progress) University of Calgary, Clinical Psychology
  • B.Sc (Hons) University of Toronto, Psychology specialist, Neuroscience Major, 2012

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of response inhibition (reactive versus proactive control) in gambling disorder
  • Relationship between various facets of impulsivity and engagement in addictive behaviours
  • Impulsivity-focused approaches to treatment in addictive disorders

Igor Yakovenko

Education

  • Ph.D. (in progress) University of Calgary, Clinical Psychology
  • M.Sc. University of Calgary, Department of Psychology, 2012
  • B.Sc. (Hons) University of Toronto, Department of Psychology, 2009

Research Interests

  • Cognitive mechanisms in gambling disorders
  • Moderator and mediator variables in addiction-related disorders
  • The effectiveness of brief treatments on pathological gambling
  • The effects of stress on gambling behaviour and risk decision
  • The dual-diagnosis mechanisms of pathological gambling and schizophrenia in concurrent disorder individuals

Jennifer Swan

Education

  • Ph.D. (in progress) University of Calgary, Clinical Psychology
  • M.Sc. University of Calgary, Department of Psychology, 2014
  • B.A. (Hons) University of Manitoba, Department of Psychology, 2011

Research Interests

  • Brief interventions for disordered gamblers
  • Therapeutic mechanisms in brief motivational interventions
  • Internet-based treatment for disordered gamblers


Andrew (Hyoun) Kim

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Education

  • Ph.D. (in progress) University of Calgary, Clinical Psychology
  • M.A. Carleton University, Experimental Psychology, 2014
  • Post-Graduate Certificate. Durham College, Addictions and Mental Health, 2011
  • B.A. (Specialized Honours). York University, Psychology, 2008

Research Interests

My research focuses on addictive behaviors and impulse control disorders, for example, addiction substitution, increasing readiness to change and examining the nosological boundaries between addictive disorders including behavioral addictions and impulse control disorders. Furthermore, I am interested in transdiagnostic processes that cut across psychopathology

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