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Elizabeth Ralevski, PhD

Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Contact Information

Elizabeth Ralevski, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    300 George St

    New Haven, CT 06511-

    United States

Research Summary

Dr. Ralevski is pursuing research into various aspects of substance abuse, with a primary focus on alcoholism. Current research projects are focusing on treatment studies with novel psychopharmacological approaches to the treatment of individuals who are diagnosed with alcoholism and other psychiatric conditions including depression, post traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. Her other research examines factors, such as stress, that may lead to the development and maintenance of alcoholism and other mental disorders.

Specialized Terms: Alcoholism; Dual Diagnosis; Personality; Personality Disorders; Psychiatric comorbidity; Pharmacology; Stress

Extensive Research Description

Stress Reactivity in Veterans Receiving Pharmacological Treatment for PTSD and Alcohol Dependence

Coauthors

Research Interests

Alcoholism; Personality; Personality Disorders; Pharmacology; Psychiatry; Stress, Physiological; Comorbidity; Diagnosis, Dual (Psychiatry)

Selected Publications

  • Cognitive deficits in schizophrenia and alcoholism: A review of the evidence and findings on the effects of pharmacological treatments on cognitive functioning in patients with dual diagnosesRalevski E, Gianoli MO, Russo, M, Dwan, R, Radhakrishnan, R. Cognitive deficits in schizophrenia and alcoholism: A review of the evidence and findings on the effects of pharmacological treatments on cognitive functioning in patients with dual diagnoses. Journal of Dual Diagnosis 2012, 8(3): 205-217. doi:10.1080/15504263.2012.696534