ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY, FERKAUF GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
Dr. Weinberger’s research focuses on addictions with an emphasis on nicotine dependence. Specifically, she is interested in groups of adults who smoke at higher rates and have a more difficult time quitting smoking including adults with co-morbid psychiatric and substance use disorders and women. She also has an interest in identifying variables important to the smoking behaviors of these adults (e.g., expectancies, cue reactivity, stress) that can be targeted through behavioral treatments for smoking cessation.
Research: Smoking and Nicotine Dependence; Development of Behavioral Smoking Cessation Treatments; Gender and Smoking; Smokers with Co-morbid Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders Teaching: Clinical Interviewing, Motivational Interviewing and Health Behavior Change, Smoking and Nicotine Dependence Research, Health and Addictions, Addictions and Special Populations.
Dr. Weinberger has published more than 65 peer-reviewed papers on topics related to nicotine dependence and addictions including smoking and gender, smoking and depression, and beliefs about smoking (perceived risks of smoking, smoking expectancies).
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