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Neil B. McGillicuddy, PhD

Neil B. McGillicuddy, PhD

Senior Research Scientist


Research Scientist, Family Medicine

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2504

Primary Research Areas

Parental interventions for families with an adolescent substance abuser; interventions for partners of addicted persons; adolescent drug and alcohol use; treatment for adolescent alcohol and drug abusers.

Representative and Recent Publications

Rychtarik, R. G., McGillicuddy, N. B., & Barrick, C.  (2013).  Reaching Women Under Stress form their Partner's Drinking Problem:  Assessing Interest in Online Help.  Journal of Technology in Human Services, 31, 185-196.

McGillicuddy, N. B., & Eliseo-Arras, R. (2012).  Parent-Adolescent report correspondence on adolescent substance abuse among teens in residential rehabilitation.  Addictive Behaviors, 37, 456-462. 
DOI:  10.1016/j.addbeh.2011.12.006

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.
DOI: 10.1300/J029v16n04_04

McGillicuddy, N. B. (2006). A review of substance use research among those with mental retardation. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 12, 41-47.
DOI: 10.1002/mrdd.20092

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.
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-006-9008-6

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.
DOI: 10.1037/0022-006X.73.2.249

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.
DOI: 10.1037/1040-3590.16.4.386

McGillicuddy, N. B., Rychtarik, R. G., Duquette, J. A., & Morsheimer, E. T. (2001). Development of a skill training program for parents of substance-abusing adolescents. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 20, 59-68.

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 vs. outpatient care. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 277-289.

McGillicuddy, N. B., & Blane, H. T. (1999). Substance use in individuals with mental retardation. Addictive Behaviors, 24, 869-878.

Rychtarik, R. G., & McGillicuddy, N. B. (1998). Assessment of Appetitive Disorders: Status of Empirical Methods in Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use. In Behavioral Assessment: A Practical Handbook (Fourth Edition). New York: Pergamon Press.

Rychtarik, R. G., McGillicuddy, N. B., Connors, G. J., & Whitney, R. B. (1998). Participant selection biases in a randomized clinical trial of alcoholism treatment settings and intensities. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 22, 969-973.