Carolyn E. Sartor Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchPsychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center

Research Interests

Alcoholism/alcohol; Substance abuse; Genetic epidemiology; Psychological trauma more...


  • Ph.D. Clin, Palo Alto University, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Sartor CE, Waldron M, Duncan AE, Grant JD, McCutcheon VV, Nelson EC, Madden PAF, Bucholz KK, Heath AC. Childhood sexual abuse and early substance use in adolescent girls: the role of familial influences. Addiction 2013; 108: 993-1000.
  • Sartor CE, Agrawal A, Lynskey MT, Duncan AE, Grant JD, Nelson EC, Madden PAF, Heath AC, Bucholz KK. Cannabis or alcohol first? Differences by ethnicity and in risk for rapid progression to cannabis-related problems in women. Psychol Med 2013; 43: 813-823.
  • Sartor CE, Grant JD, McCutcheon VV, Lynskey ML, Waldron M, Statham D, Madden PAF, Bucholz KK, Heath AC, Martin NG, Nelson EC. Common heritable contributions to low-risk trauma, high-risk trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2012; 69: 293-299.



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