Bachaar Arnaout, MD

Assistant Professor; Director of the Detoxification and Addiction Stabilization Service, Medical Director of the Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Research Organizations

Alcoholism Treatment Center

Selected Publications

  • Hellerstein, D.J., Batchelder, S., Hyler, S.E., Arnaout, B., Corpuz, V., Coram, L., Weiss, G. Aripiprazole as an adjunctive treatment for refractory unipolar depression. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry. 2008, 32:744-750.
  • Arnaout, B., Batchelder, S., Rosenthal, R.N., Hyler, S.E., Hellerstein, D.J. Does a history of alcohol use disorder affect response to antidepressant medication in patients with dysthymic disorder? Journal of Dual Diagnosis. 2008, 4:377-393.
  • Arnaout, B., Petrakis, I. Diagnosing Comorbid Drug Use in Patients with Alcohol Use Disorders. Alcohol Research & Health. 2008, 31:148-154.
  • Arnaout, B., Petrakis, I. Sedative-Hypnotics and Anxiolytics. In Addiction Medicine: Science and Practice, ed. B. A. Johnson. Springer. 2010.
  • Levounis, P., Arnaout, B., eds. Handbook of Motivation and Change: A Practical Guide for Clinicians. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. 2010.
  • Arnaout, B., Martino, S. Fundamentals of Motivation and Change. In Handbook of Motivation and Change: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, eds. Levounis, P., Arnaout, B. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. 2010.
  • Hellerstein, D.J., Batchelder, S.T., Hyler, S., Arnaout, B., Toba, C., Benga, I., Gangure, D. Escitalopram versus placebo in the treatment of dysthymic disorder. International Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2010, 25:143-148.
  • Edens, E.L., Ross, D., Drew, S., LaPaglia, D., Pilkey, D., Arnaout, B., Petrakis, I. Model Curriculum Award for Alcohol Use Disorders at the Residency Training Program in Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, awarded by the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT). 2010.
  • Ralevski, E., O’Brien, E., Jane, J.S., Dwan, R., Dean, E., Edens, E., Arnaout, B., Keegan, K., Drew, S., Petrakis, I. Treatment with acamprosate in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders and comorbid alcohol dependence. Journal of Dual Diagnosis. 2011, 7:64-73.
  • Ralevski, E., Jane, J.S., O’Brien, E., Edens, E., Arnaout, B., Kerfoot, K., Keegan, K., Weiner, J., Russo, M., Petrakis, I. Mecamylamine for treatment of people with dual diagnosis of depression and alcohol dependence. Journal of Dual Diagnosis. 2013, 9:301-310.
  • Levounis, P., Arnaout, B., Marienfled, C., eds. Motivational Interviewing for Clinical Practice. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. 2017.
  • Ponce Martinez, C., Arnaout, B., Martino, S. Fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing. In Motivational Interviewing for Clinical Practice, eds. Levounis, P., Arnaout, B., Marienfeld,C. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. 2017.
  • Lynch, M., Arnaout, B., Rosenthal, R.N. Integrating Motivational Interviewing with Other Psychotherapies. In Motivational Interviewing for Clinical Practice, eds. Levounis, P., Arnaout, B., Marienfeld,C. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. 2017.
  • Feeley, R., Arnaout, B., Yoon, G. Effective Switch from Clozapine to Aripiprazole in Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia and Comorbid Alcohol Use Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2017. Published online October 12, 2017.

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