Carolyn M. Mazure PhD

Norma Weinberg Spungen and Joan Lebson Bildner Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology; Director, Women's Health Research at Yale

Departments & Organizations

Women's Health Research at Yale: Junior Faculty Training Program

MOREPsychiatry: Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY); Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health; Psychology Section; Women's Behavioral Health Research, Division of; Yale Translational Center to Develop Gender-Sensitive Treatment for Tobacco Dependence

Research Interests

Depression; Addictive behaviors; Women's health research; Gender specific aspects of health and disease and the interplay of stress more...


  • Ph.D., Penn State University/University Park, 1980

Selected Publications

  • Arnsten A, Mazure CM, Sinha R. This is your brain in meltdown. Scientific American, 306(4): 48-53, 2012 April
  • Weinberger AH, Pilver CE, Desai R, Mazure CM, McKee SA. The relationship of major depressive disorder and gender to changes in smoking for current and former smokers: Longitudinal evaluation of the U.S. population. Addiction, 2012 March [In Press]
  • Cosgrove KP, Esterlis I, McKee SA, Bois F, Seibyl JP, Mazure CM, Krishnan-Sarin S, Staley JK, Picciotto MR, O'Malley SS. Sex and hormones regulate availability of B2* - nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in recently abstinent tobacco smokers and nonsmokers. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69(4): 418-27, 2012



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