Department of Psychiatry
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Factors affecting relapse to substance use among the dually diagnosed; affect regulation treatments for substance use; smoking interventions among pregnant women; and learning factors in substance use.
Dr. Bradizza’s current research includes projects that span alcohol, tobacco and non-combustible nicotine delivery products. She is currently involved as a multiple principal investigator on a study testing an affect regulation intervention for alcohol use disorders, and has completed a treatment development study of an affect regulation intervention for pregnant smokers. In addition, she is collaborating on two studies investigating the impact of pretreatment change on treatment outcomes and a tailored treatment approach that is responsive to pretreatment change among alcohol dependent individuals. She also is collaborating on a laboratory study investigating the pharmacokinetics of E-cigarettes products among tobacco-using smokers.
Dr. Bradizza maintains a strong interest in developing innovative and efficacious interventions for severely mentally ill individuals who are drug and alcohol dependent.