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Declan Barry, PhD

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

Contact Information

Declan Barry, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    495 Congress Avenue, 2nd floor

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States

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 biological, psychological, and 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.

Coauthors

Research Interests

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

Public Health Interests

Chronic Diseases

Selected Publications