Declan Barry, PhD

Associate Professor Term; Director of Pain Treatment Services, APT Foundation; Director of Research, APT Foundation

Research Interests

Culture; Opioid-Related Disorders; Psychotherapy; Substance-Related Disorders; Chronic Pain; Psychiatry and Psychology

Public Health Interests

Alternative medicine; Chronic Conditions; Communicating Messages

Research Organizations

Psychiatry: Addictions, Division of | Connecticut Mental Health Center | Psychology Section | Psychotherapy Development Center

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

My research is aimed at: (1) developing and evaluating treatments for patients with co-occurring opioid addiction (e.g., prescription opiates, heroin) and chronic pain (i.e., physical pain lasting at least 3 months); (2) examining the role of sociocultural factors in the occurrence and treatment of pain and addictions (e.g., eating disorders, gambling, substance-related disorders).

Specialized Terms: Addictions; Chronic Pain; Opioid Dependence; Psychotherapy; Pharmacotherapy; Culture

Extensive Research Description

(a) Pain and Opioid Dependence Assessment and Treatment: We are evaluating methadone treatment and integrated cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with co-occurring chronic pain and opioid dependence.

(b) Pain and Opioid Dependence: We are evaluating buprenorphine treatment and integrated cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with co-occurring chronic pain and opioid dependence.

Selected Publications

Full List of PubMed Publications

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Contact Info

Declan Barry, PhD
Patient Care Location
Central Medical Unit
495 Congress Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Connecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park Street, Ste SAC Suite 220

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Department of Psychiatry 34 Park Street
CMHC/SAC Room S220

New Haven, CT 06519