Senior Research Scientist
Department of Psychiatry
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Substance abuse treatment outcome research; development and evaluation of coping skill training programs for family members of those with addictive disorders.
Rychtarik, R. G., McGillicuddy, N. B., Papandonatos, G. D., Whitney, R. B., & Connors, G. J. (2017, February 2). Randomized Clinical Trial of Matching Client Alcohol Use Disorder Severity and Level of Cognitive Functioning to Treatment Setting: A Partial Replication and Extension. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Advance online publication.
PMID: 28150955 DOI: 10.1037/adb0000253
Rychtarik, R. G., McGillicuddy, N. B., & Barrick, C. (2013). Reaching women under stress from a partner's drinking problem: Assessing interest in online help. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 31, 185-196.
McGillicuddy, N. B., Rychtarik, R. G., Morsheimer, E. T., & Burke, M. R. (2007). Agreement between parent and adolescent reports of adolescent substance use. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 16, 59-78.
Rychtarik, R. G., & McGillicuddy, N. B. (2006). Preliminary evaluation of a coping skills training program for those with a pathological-gambling partner. Journal of Gambling Studies, 22, 165-178.
Rychtarik, R. G., & McGillicuddy, N. B. (2005). Coping skill training and 12-step facilitation for women whose partner has alcoholism: Effects on depression, the partner’s drinking, and partner physical violence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73, 249-261.
McGillicuddy, N. B., Rychtarik, R. G., & Morsheimer, E. T. (2004). Psychometric evaluation of the Parent Situation Inventory (PSI): A role-play measure of coping in parents of substance-using adolescents. Psychological Assessment, 16, 386-390.
Rychtarik, R. G., Connors, G. J., Whitney, R. B., McGillicuddy, N. B., Fitterling, J. M., & Wirtz, P. W. (2000). Treatment settings for persons with alcoholism: Evidence for matching clients to inpatient versus outpatient care. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 277-289.
Rychtarik, R. G., Connors, G. J., Dermen, K. H., & Stasiewicz, P. R. (2000). Alcoholics Anonymous and the use of medications to prevent relapse: An anonymous survey of member attitudes. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 61, 134-138.