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I can answer academic questions about psychology. I am not a clinician (therapist), I am a research psychologist with expertise in biopsychology, general psychology, cognitive psychology, research methods and psychopharmacology.

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I have 25 years experience as a researcher in health behavior, biopsychology and psychopharmacology.


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Applications of Market Research for Small Business UMBC Activate Program, March 2008 HIV/AIDS: An assessment of Need in the Continuum of Care. Optum Health Education., 12/2008 Maximizing the online medium for market research: Best practices. Market Research for Pharmaceuticals Conference, 12/06/2006 O誰eill, K.A. APD, ADD, ADHD and AD/HD: Personal and scientific reflections. Audiology Online, 6/6/2005. O誰eill, K.A. et al, Hyperactivity induced by NMDA injections into the nucleus accumbens. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior 34(4), Dec 1989, 739-745. O誰eill, K.A. and Liebman, J.M. Unique behavioral effects of the NMDA antagonist, CPP, upon injection into the medial prefrontal cortex of rats. Brain Research, 435(1-2), Dec 1987, 371-376. O誰eill, K.A. and Gertner, S.B. Effects of centally administered H2 antagonists on motor activity. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. 264, 1987, 683-686. O誰eill, K.A. and Gertner, S.B. Effects of centrally administered H2 antagonists in the behavioral despair test. 90(2), 1986, 190-192. O誰eill, K.A. Chronic desipramine attenuates morphine analgesia. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. 24(1), Jan 1986, 155 158. O誰eill, K.A. and Valentino, D. Escapability and generalization: Effect on 礎ehavioral despair. European Journal of Pharmacology 78(3), March 1982, 379-80. O誰eill, K.A. et al, An automated high capacity method for measuring jumping latencies on a hot plate. Journal of Pharmacological Methods, 10(1), Aug 1983, 13-18. O誰eill, K.A., Scott, C. and Weissman, A. Naloxone enhances nociceptive responding. Society for Neuroscience, Abstract 9: 274, 1983.


Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, University of Rhode Island, 1983. Post doctoral fellow dept of psychiatry, New York University Medical Center, 1983-1984. Post doctoral fellow, dept of pharmacology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 1984-1985.

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2017-03-18 LSD lasting effects:

Amy - I am not a therapist, so I can only answer this from academic knowledge.  First, I am not sure what you are asking at the end of the letter - Do I inform his psychiatrist?  - about what?  your history?

2017-02-07 Query re modern phenomenon:

The Kikikomori and MGTOW seem to me to be evolving from different positions and etiologies.  The Kikikomori appears to be a response to a high pressure conformist society which places extraordinary pressures

2016-08-22 I am currently a junior in high school taking an AP Psych class and i need to interview someone in the psychology field as soon as possible:

I have a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, with a specialization in Biopsychology.  I currently teach at a state university.  I am not in a private practice.  I do some consulting for pharmaceutical companies

2016-07-31 Steroid Psychosis:

Based on the symptoms that you describe, you did not have steroid psychosis.  I don't know why you were given that diagnosis.  The side effects you had are more commonly seen with ingestion of steroids

2016-07-30 Steroid Psychosis:

Steroid psychosis is the development of psychotic symptoms in people who have been given high doses of steroids (corticosteroids) - usually 40 mg or more per day.  There is some disagreement about how


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