Richard S Schottenfeld MD

Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Social & Behavioral Health

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Substance Abuse Research | Psychotherapy Development Center | Addictions, Division of | Yale Global Mental Health Program

Research Interests

Addictions; Behavioral Treatments; Buprenorphine; Methadone; Opioid Dependence; Alcohol Dependence; Stimulant Abuse; Chronic Pain more...


  • M.D., Yale University, 1976

Selected Publications

  • Schottenfeld, RS, Chawarski, MC, Mazlan, M. Maintenance treatment with buprenorphine and naltrexone for heroin dependence in Malaysia: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet, 371, 2192-2200, 2008.
  • Fiellin, DA, Pantalon MV, Chawarski MC, Moore BA, Sullivan LE, O’Connor PG, Schottenfeld RS. Counseling plus buprenorphine-naloxone maintenance therapy for opioid dependence. New England Journal of Medicine, 355(4): 365-374, 2006.
  • Schottenfeld RS, Chawarski MC, Pakes J, Pantalon MV, Carroll KM, Kosten TR. Methadone vs. buprenorphine with contingency management or performance feedback for cocaine and opioid dependence. American Journal of Psychiatry 162: 340-349, 2005.



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