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Judith L. Cooney, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Academic Office Location:
Psychiatry
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-6700
Fax: 860-667-6842
Email: jucooney@uchc.edu
Website(s):

Psychiatry

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.State University of New York at Stony BrookPsychology
M.S.University of GeorgiaPsychology
Ph.D.University of GeorgiaClinical Psychology

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipBrown University School of MedicinePredoctoral Internship - Clinical Psychology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Distinguished Psychologist Award for Contributions to EducationVA Connecticut Healthcare System
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
University of Connecticut Health Center: Public Issues CouncilProfessional/Scientific OrganizationElected MemberUConn HealthUniversity2011
VA Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Technical Advisory Group: Smoking Cessation Curriculum Development Sub-CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationInvited Member ExternalState2010
State of Connecticut Department of Public Health: Tobacco Training and Conference Advisory CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationInvited Member ExternalState20052009
VA Central Office, Strategic Public Health Program: VA Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Technical Advisory GroupProfessional/Scientific OrganizationInvited Member ExternalState2004
VA Connecticut Healthcare System: Clinical Health Psychology Fellowship Training CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState2004
VA Connecticut Healthcare System: Organizational Ethics CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationAppointed memberExternalState19992010
VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Newington Campus: Program Directors Executive CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal1996
Greater Hartford Clinical Psychology Internship Consortium: Internship Training CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal19921998
Journal of Consulting and Clinical PsychologyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Behavioral MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Studies on AlcoholismProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Women’s HealthProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Preventive MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Addictive BehaviorsProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
AddictionProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Nicotine and Tobacco ResearchProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
University of Connecticut Research FoundationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity
VA Connecticut Institutional Review BoardProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState
Society for Nicotine and Tobacco ResearchProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
American Psychological AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationReviewerExternalNational

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Comorbidity of Nicotine Dependence with Affective, Psychotic and Substance Use Disorders
    Cooney, J.L., Cooney, N.L., Patten, C.A., & George, T.P. Dual Diagnosis and Treatment: Substance Abuse and Comorbid Disorders
  • Co-Morbidity of Smoking with Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders
    Cooney, J.L., Stevens,T., & Cooney, N.L. Dual Disorders: Substance Abuse and Comorbid Medical and Psychiatric Disorders

Abstracts

  • The Role of Mastery and the Coronary Behavior Pattern: Selective Attention Processes and Performance Feedback Effects
    Lifshitz, J.L. Dissertation Abstracts International 423430

Editorials

  • Special Edition: Practical Issues in Running Health Promotion Programs
    Cooney, J.L The Behavior Therapist 158

Newsletters

  • Public Health Service Releases the Updated Tobacco Use Treatment Guideline
    Cooney, N.L., & Cooney, J.L The Addictions Newsletter 159-10

Other

  • Evidence-Based Tobacco Treatments: A Resource for Psychology Trainees- Part I.
    Clinical Public Health Tobacco Use Cessation Program Curriculum Committee: Beckham, J., Carmody, T., Chen, T., Christofferson, D., Cooney, J., Dundon, M., Fu, S., Hamlett-Berry, K., McFall, M. Clinical Public Health, US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • In the Spotlight: Smoking and Tobacco Use: Tips on Quitting
    Cooney, J.L. US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Outpatient Psychiatry: Integrating Tobacco Treatment into Substance Abuse Day Programs
    Cooney, J.L. US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Smoke and Mirrors: Examining Tobacco Use, Consequences and Policies in Connecticut
    Cooney, J.L., Cohen, J., Checko, P., Grant, C., Lewis, K.K. Connecticut Public Health Policy Institute
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
A Pilot Study of a Modified Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Veterans with PTSD and a History of Alcohol Use DisordersPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2013Boston, Massachusetts
Financial CM Payments for Tobacco Abstinence do not Increase Risk of Relapse to Substance Use in Alcohol-Dependent Participants Receiving Smoking Cessation TreatmentPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2013Boston, Massachusetts
Homelessness Predicts Poorer Long Term Tobacco Outcomes in Alcohol Dependent SmokersPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine2012Houston, Texas
Alcohol Treatment with Concurrent Versus Delayed Smoking Cessation: Treatment Participation and Initial Smoking AbstinencePosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2012Houston, Texas
A Pilot Study of a Modified Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Smoking Cessation Treatment for Veterans with PTSDPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine2012Houston, Texas
Evidence-Based Tobacco Treatment for Medicaid Smokers: Integrating Tobacco Treatment in Community Health CentersTalkMATCH Coalition Symposium2011Hartford, Connecticut
Integrating a Smoking Cessation Treatment Program into an Intensive Substance Abuse Outpatient Program: A Teachable MomentTalkSociety of Behavioral Medicine2011Washington, D.C.
A High School Based Smoking Cessation Intervention Combining Contingency Management of Tobacco Abstinence and Cognitive Behavioral TherapyPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2011Toronto, Canada
Brief Interventions for Tobacco Treatment: Efficacy and ImplementationTalkTobacco Trust Fund Board2010Hartford, Connecticut
Smoke and Mirrors: Examining Tobacco Use, Consequences and Policies in ConnecticutTalkConnecticut Public Health Policy Institute2010Hartford, Connecticut
Examination of Tobacco Rates, Cost and Policy in CT: Focus on Vulnerable PopulationsPosterInternational Society of Prevention of Tobacco Induced Diseases2010Boston, Massachusetts
Anxiety Sensitivity as a Predictor of Smoking Cessation Outcomes in Alcohol Dependent SmokersPosterWorld Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies2010Boston, Massachusetts
Concurrent Smoking Cessation and Alcohol Treatment: Ecological Momentary Assessment of Alcohol Relapse RiskPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2010Baltimore, Maryland
Frequent Brief Behavioral Intervention Plus Contingency Management Vs. Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Smoking Cessation for Alcoholic Smokers During Intensive Alcohol TreatmentTalkSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2010Baltimore, Maryland
Associations Between Anxiety Sensitivity, Trait Anxiety and Smoking-Related Characteristics in Alcohol Dependent SmokersPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2010Baltimore, Maryland
Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation in Preventive MedicineLectureClinical Pearls in Internal Medicine IV Conference2009Branford, Connecticut
The New USDHHS 2008 Clinical Practice Guidelines in Smoking and Tobacco UseLectureCT Department of Public Health2009Hartford, Connecticut
Evidenced Based Tobacco Treatments for Busy Primary Care Clinicians: USDHHS 2008 Clinical Practice GuidelinesTalkCBOC and Primary Care Rounds2009Newington, Connecticut
Combination Nicotine Patch and Gum During Alcohol Treatment for Alcohol Dependent Smokers: Mediators of Effects on Time to Smoking RelapseTalkResearch Society on Alcoholism2008Washington D.C.
Behavioral Treatments for Smoking Cessation: USDHHS 2008 Clinical Practice GuidelinesLectureNational VA Tobacco Conference2008San Diego, California
Update on 2008 Draft PHS Clinical Practice Guidelines in Smoking and Tobacco AbuseTalkCT Department of Public Health 2008Waterbury, Connecticut
Drinking and Other Determinants of Continued Smoking During Treatment in Alcoholic SmokersTalkAmerican Psychological Association2008Boston, Massachusetts
Smoking Cessation: Evidenced Based Treatments to Help Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Patients to Stop SmokingTalkMental Health Rounds, VA Connecticut2008Newington, Connecticut
Nicotine Dependence in Substance Abusers: Impact, Evidence and TreatmentTalkat Grand Rounds, Greater Bridgeport Community Health Center2008Bridgeport, Connecticut
Smoking Cessation: Helping Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Patients to Stop SmokingTalkPsychiatry Service Educational Series, VA Connecticut2008West Haven, Connecticut
Helping Substance Abusers to Stop Smoking: Impact, Interaction and InterventionsTalkLedge Light Health District Grand Rounds2008Groton, Connecticut
Smoking Cessation for Cardiology Patients: Evidenced-Based TreatmentsTalkCardiology Rounds2007West Haven, Connecticut
Helping Substance Abusers to Stop Smoking: From Research to ClinicTalkConnecticut Valley Hospital Grand Rounds2007Middletown, Connecticut
Helping your Patients to Quit: An Approach to Smoking CessationTalkPrimary Care Rounds, VA Brockton2007Brockton, Massachusetts
Motivating Patients to Stop Smoking: Evidenced-Based MethodsTalkPrimary Care EPRP Summit, VA VISN 12007Bedford, Massachusetts
Smoking Cessation for Primary Care Practitioners: Update on Clinical Practice GuidelinesTalkVISN1 CBOC Clinical Care Meeting2007
Options in Smoking CessationTalkTrends in Care of the Respiratory Compromised Patient Conference2007New Britain, Connecticut
Nicotine Dependence in Substance Abusers: Helping Substance Abusers Stop SmokingTalkof Connecticut Dept of Public Health2007Newington, Connecticut
Smoking Cessation: Update on MedicationsLectureConnecticut Dept of Public Health/VA Connecticut Healthcare System2007Newington, Connecticut
Integrating Smoking Cessation Within a Substance Abuse Day Program: Preliminary Findings of a Demonstration ProjectTalkState of Connecticut Dept of Public Health/VA Connecticut Healthcare System2007Newington, Connecticut
Contingency Management and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Smoking Cessation in Adolescent Smokers: Comparison of Two Different CBT FormatsPosterSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2007Austin, Texas
Anxiety Sensitivity Predicts Tobacco Craving in Alcoholic Smokers Following Smoking Cessation TreatmentTalkSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2007Austin, Texas
Alcohol Dependence Severity Predicts Cigarette Craving in Patients Seeking Concurrent Alcohol and Tobacco TreatmentTalkSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2007Austin, Texas
Integrating Smoking Cessation Treatment Within a Substance Abuse Day Treatment Program: Preliminary Findings of a Demonstration ProjectPosterSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2007Austin, Texas
Adolescent Withdrawal Experiences in Response to Acute Tobacco Abstinence and During Four Weeks of CessationTalkSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2007Austin, Texas
Comparison of Salivary and Urine Cotinine to Expired CO as Biomarkers of Abstinence from SmokingPosterSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2007Austin, Texas
Helping Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Patients Stop Smoking: Developing Smoke-Free EnvironmentsTalkConnecticut Valley Hospital Grand Rounds2007Middletown, Connecticut
Helping Alcoholics Stop Smoking: From the Laboratory to the ClinicTalkPsychology Rounds, VA Connecticut2006West Haven, Connecticut
Message Framing for Smoking Cessation with Bupropion: A Randomized Controlled TrialTalkSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2006Orlando, Florida
Outpatient Psychiatry: Integrating Tobacco Treatment into Substance Abuse Day ProgramsTalkIntegrating Tobacco Cessation Treatment into Mental Health Care2006Washington D.C.
Influence of Comorbid Heavy Drinking and Subacute Depressive Symptoms on Acute Tobacco Abstinence EffectsPosterResearch in Nicotine and Tobacco2006Orlando, Florida
Predictors of Momentary Smoking and Drinking Urges in Alcohol Dependent SmokersPosterSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2006Orlando, Florida
Contingency Management and Brief Counseling for Smoking CessationPosterSociety for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco2006Orlando, Florida
Dose Dependent Effects on Naltrexone on Hazardous Drinking in Prospective Randomized Study of Naltrexone for Smoking CessationTalkResearch Society on Alcoholism2005Santa Barbara, California
Ecological Momentary Assessment of Alcohol-Tobacco Interactions Afterconcurrent Alcohol-Tobacco TreatmentTalkSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2005Prague, Czech Republic
Tobacco Use and Dependence: Brief Intervention StrategiesTalkState of Connecticut Dept of Public Health/ Center for Disease Control 2005Newington, Connecticut
Behavioral Strategies in the Treatment of Nicotine Dependence and Smoking CessationTalkState of Connecticut Dept of Public Health/VA Connecticut Healthcare System2005Newington, Connecticut
Leadership Strategies for Integrating Tobacco Cessation Treatment in Addiction SettingsTalkVA Conference2005Chicago, Illinois
Interactive Voice Response Versus Questionnaire Assessment of Withdrawal and CravingPosterAmerican Psychological Association2005Washington D.C.
Cue-Reactivity in Heavy Drinking and/or Depressed Smokers During Tobacco AbstinencePosterResearch Society on Alcoholism2005Santa Barbara, California
Do Sex Differences Influence Response to Naltrexone for Smoking Cessation? PosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2005Prague, Czech Republic
Transdermal Nicotine for Smoking Cessation in Postmenopausal WomenPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2005Prague, Czech Republic
Comparison of Electronic Momentary Reports and Daily Retrospective Diaries for Assessing Urges and Mood in Alcohol Dependent SmokersPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2004Scottsdale, Arizona
Contintgency Management and Behavioral Support as a Means of Smoking Cessation Among Moderate Alcohol DrinkersPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2004Scottsdale, Arizona
A Dose Ranging Study of Naltrexone Augmentation of Transdermal Nicotine Patch: Effects of Smoking, Weight Gain, and Heavy DrinkingPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2004Scottsdale, Arizona
Ecological Momentary Assessment of Early Relapse After Concurrent Alcohol-Tobacco TreatmentTalkResearch Society on Alcoholism2003Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Predictors of Smoking Reduction in Alcohol-Dependent PatientsTalkSociety of Behavioral Medicine2003Salt Lake City, Utah
Craving and Affect as Antecedents of Cigarette Smoking in Alcoholic SmokersPosterNCI conference 2003Charleston, South Carolina
Analysis of the Correspondence of Interactive Voice Recognition Assessment with Timeline Followback for Alcohol Use and Cigarette SmokingPosterResearch Society on Alcoholism2003Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Efficacy of Intensive vs. Brief Smoking Cessation Treatment Concurrent with Intensive Outpatient Alcohol TreatmentPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2003New Orleans, Louisiana
In Vivo Assessment of the Effects of Smoking Cessation in Alcoholic SmokersTalkNIAAA meeting on Alcohol and Tobacco: Mechanisms and Treatment2002Bethesda, Maryland
Predictors of Smoking Reduction in Alcohol-Dependent PatientsPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine2002Washington D.C.
Brief Behavioral Counseling and Contingency Management in Treatment-Seeking Smokers: Preliminary FindingsPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2002Savannah, Georgia
Ecological Momentary Assessment of Smoking Cessation in Alcoholic SmokersTalkSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2001Seattle, Washington
The Effect of Acute Nicotine Withdrawal on Urges to Drink and Smoke in Nicotine-Dependent AlcoholicsTalkthe Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2000Washington D.C.
Acute Nicotine Withdrawal and Depressive Symptomatology in Alcoholic SmokersPosterSociety for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco2000Washington, D.C.
The Effect of Smoking Cessation on Bone Turn Over on Older WomenTalkNational General Clinical Research Centers1999Washington, D.C.
Low Cost Contingency Management for Treatment of Alcohol DependenceTalkCommittee on Problems of Drug Dependence1998Flagstaff, Arizona
The Effect of Acute Nicotine Withdrawal on Alcohol and Smoking UrgesPosterResearch Society on Alcoholism1998Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
The Use of a Brief Motivational Interview Procedure in a Smoking Screening ClinicPosterFourth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine1996Washington, D.C.
In-Vivo Self-Monitoring of Smoking Patterns and Craving in Younger and Older Chronic SmokersPosterAssociation for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy1995Washington, D.C.
The Impact of Laboratory Induced Anxious and Dysphoric Moods on Smoking Urges in Chronic SmokersPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine1994Boston, Massachusetts
Laboratory Induced Negative Moods and Cue Exposure Increase Smoking UrgesPosterAmerican Psychological Association1994Los Angeles, California
Horn's Reason for Smoking scale: A Laboratory Investigation of ValidityPosterInternational Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors1993Santa Fe, New Mexico
Practical Issues in the Development and Management of Behavioral Medicine ProgramsTalkAssociation of the Advancement of Behavior Therapy1992Boston, Massachusetts
Integrating Employees in Patient Weight Loss Groups may Work for Patients but not for EmployeesPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine1992New York, New York
The Effect of Wives Involvement in a Behavioral Weight Loss Program for Male VeteransPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine1990Chicago, Illinois
Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Sexual DysfunctionTalkConnecticut Psychological Association1989Hartford, Connecticut
A Comparison of Marketing Strategies for a Behavioral Medicine ClinicPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine1989Washington, DC
Stress Management: Theory and PracticeTalkConnecticut Psychological Association1988New Haven, Connecticut
Assessment of Blood Pressure During Psychological Stress and During Normal Daily ActivitiesPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine1988Boston, Massachusetts
The Effect of Exercise Training on Blood Pressure Reactivity During Laboratory Induced Stress and AngerPosterAssociation for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy1988New York
Health Psychology in a General Medical Setting: Development and Implementation of Clinical ProgramsTalkConnecticut Psychological Association1987Hartford, Connecticut
Cognitive and Physiological Coping with Stress in Type A Males and FemalesPosterAssociation for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy1983Washington, D.C.
Selective Attention in Type A and Type B IndividualsTalkAmerican Psychological Association1982Washington D.C.
Cognitive Styles in the Coronary Prone Behavior PatternPosterAssociation for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy1982Los Angeles, California
The Validation of the Expanded Sexual Arousability InventoryTalkEastern Psychological Association1981New York
The Relationship of Pubococcygeal Condition to Female Sexual Responsiveness in a Normal PopulationPosterAssociation for Advancement of Behavior Therapy1980New York
Female Sexual Arousal: Distraction and Attention in Orgasmic and Nonorgasmic FemalesPosterAssociation for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy1980New York