Antonio Verdejo-Garcia

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20022024
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Biography

Antonio currently holds the position of Professor (Research) in the School of Psychological Sciences and the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University. He is also an Australian Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Next Generation of Clinical Researchers CDF2 Fellow, and the Co-Chair of the Neuroscience Interest Group at the International Society of Addiction Medicine. He has an Adjunct Honorary Appointment in Turning Point (Eastern Health).

Antonio has a PhD in Psychology (University of Granada, 2006), and a Masters in Psychological and Biomedical Aspects of Health and Illness (University of Granada, 2002). He subsequently took on postdoctoral training in addiction neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, US), the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK) and the Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mediques (Barcelona, Spain). He was then appointed as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor at the University of Granada before joining Monash in 2012. 

Antonio's research focuses on the cognitive and neural mechanisms underpinning executive control and decision-making, and their implications for substance and behavioural addictions, compulsive eating and obesity. He has published > 200 peer-reviewed articles, edited a book on Cognition & Addiction (Academic Press, 2020), and his research has been continuously funded via national and international competitive research schemes. His work has attracted over 10,000 citations. He sits on the Editorial Board of the journals: Addiction (#1 in the Substance Abuse category of the Journal Citation Reports rank), PLoS One, The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Current Addiction Reports, and Adicciones.

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Research area keywords

  • addiction
  • obesity
  • substance abuse
  • impulsivity
  • decision making
  • executive function
  • reward
  • emotion processing

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Projects 2015 2024

Research Output 2002 2020

Neuroanatomical alterations in people with high and low cannabis dependence

Lorenzetti, V., Chye, Y., Suo, C., Walterfang, M., Lubman, D. I., Takagi, M., Whittle, S., Verdejo-Garcia, A., Cousijn, J., Pantelis, C., Seal, M., Fornito, A., Yücel, M. & Solowij, N., 1 Jan 2020, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 54, 1, p. 68-75 8 p.

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The neural interface between negative emotion regulation and motivation for change in cocaine dependent individuals under treatment

Contreras-Rodríguez, O., Albein-Urios, N., Martinez-Gonzalez, J. M., Menchón, J. M., Soriano-Mas, C. & Verdejo-García, A., 1 Mar 2020, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 208, 9 p., 107854.

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A Roadmap for Integrating Neuroscience Into Addiction Treatment: A Consensus of the Neuroscience Interest Group of the International Society of Addiction Medicine

Verdejo-Garcia, A., Lorenzetti, V., Manning, V., Piercy, H., Bruno, R., Hester, R., Pennington, D., Tolomeo, S., Arunogiri, S., Bates, M. E., Bowden-Jones, H., Campanella, S., Daughters, S. B., Kouimtsidis, C., Lubman, D. I., Meyerhoff, D. J., Ralph, A., Rezapour, T., Tavakoli, H., Zare-Bidoky, M. & 6 others, Zilverstand, A., Steele, D., Moeller, S. J., Paulus, M., Baldacchino, A. & Ekhtiari, H., 23 Dec 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychiatry. 10, 23 p., 877.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

A transdiagnostic dimensional approach towards a neuropsychological assessment for addiction: an international Delphi consensus study

Yücel, M., Oldenhof, E., Ahmed, S. H., Belin, D., Billieux, J., Bowden-Jones, H., Carter, A., Chamberlain, S. R., Clark, L., Connor, J., Daglish, M., Dom, G., Dannon, P., Duka, T., Fernandez-Serrano, M. J., Field, M., Franken, I., Goldstein, R. Z., Gonzalez, R., Goudriaan, A. E. & 21 others, Grant, J. E., Gullo, M. J., Hester, R., Hodgins, D. C., Le Foll, B., Lee, R. S. C., Lingford-Hughes, A., Lorenzetti, V., Moeller, S. J., Munafò, M. R., Odlaug, B., Potenza, M. N., Segrave, R., Sjoerds, Z., Solowij, N., van den Brink, W., van Holst, R. J., Voon, V., Wiers, R., Fontenelle, L. F. & Verdejo-Garcia, A., Jun 2019, In : Addiction. 114, 6, p. 1095-1109 15 p.

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Cognition and addiction


Verdejo-Garcia, A., Garcia-Fernandez, G. & Dom, G., 1 Sep 2019, In : Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience. 21, 3, p. 281-290 10 p.

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