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Cenk Tek, MD

Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Psychosis Program, CMHC

Contact Information

Cenk Tek, MD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    34 Park St., CMHC

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States

Research Summary

Our lab can accommodate limited number of students for small projects on cognition in schizophrenia or cross-sectional case control studies in clinical subjects in relevance to schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. We are also interested in human reward mechanisms and appetite regulation, and can support small student projects in these areas.

Specialized Terms: Schizophrenia; Psycho-pharmacology; Cognitive neuroscience; Translational neuroscience; Working memory; Cognitive impairment in schizophrenia; Medical comorbidities in schizophrenia; Obesity and mental illness; Human reward mechanisms and appetite regulation

Coauthors

Research Interests

Memory; Obesity; Psychiatry; Schizophrenia; Diseases; Psychiatry and Psychology; Health Care

Selected Publications

  • Schizophrenia: Clinical Features and Psychopathology ConceptsKirkpatrick B, Tek C. Schizophrenia: Clinical Features and Psychopathology Concepts; in Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry/VIIIth ed. Eds: Sadock BJ and Sadock VA, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2005

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Diseases of the Digestive System - Stomach; Obesity & Weight ControlTreatments to Treat Loss-of-Control Eating and Improve Weight Outcomes after Bariatric Surgery
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchPredictive Coding and Unusual Experiences
Addictive Behaviors; Mental Health & Behavioral Research; Obesity & Weight ControlCognitive-Behavioral and Pharmacologic (LDX) Treatment of Binge-Eating Disorder and Obesity: Acute Treatment
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchKetamine in Borderline Personality Disorder
Addictive Behaviors; Obesity & Weight ControlBehavioral and Pharmacologic Treatment of Binge Eating and Obesity: Acute Treatment