Antonio Verdejo-Garcia

Professor

20022021
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Biography

Antonio currently holds the position of Associate Professor in the School of Psychological Sciences and the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) at Monash University. He has an Adjunct Honorary Appointment in Turning Point (Eastern Health). He 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).  

After obtaining his PhD, Antonio held a post-doctoral fellowship in the Neuroscience Program of the IMIM-Hospital del Mar (Barcelona Biomedical Research Park), where he developed strategic research collaborations in the fields of genetics, neuropharmacology and functional neuroimaging. He was subsequently appointed as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor (Universidad de Granada) before arriving at Monash in 2013.

Antonio's research focuses on the cognitive and neural mechanisms underpinning executive control and decision-making, and their implications for addiction and obesity. He has published > 150 peer-reviewed articles, and his research has been continuously funded via national and international competitive research schemes since 2009. His work has attracted over 7,000 citations and his current h-index is 43. 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 2021

Research Output 2002 2019

19 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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Combined effects of age and BMI are related to altered cortical thickness in adolescence and adulthood

Westwater, M. L., Vilar-López, R., Ziauddeen, H., Verdejo-García, A. & Fletcher, P. C., 1 Dec 2019, In : Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 40, 10 p., 100728.

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Dysfunctional personality beliefs linked to emotion recognition deficits in individuals with cocaine addiction and personality disorders

Albein-Urios, N., Martinez-Gonzalez, J. M., Lozano-Rojas, O. & Verdejo-Garcia, A., 18 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychiatry. 10, 6 p., 431.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Excessive social media users demonstrate impaired decision making in the Iowa Gambling Task

Meshi, D., Elizarova, A., Bender, A. & Verdejo-Garcia, A., 9 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Behavioral Addictions. 8, 1, p. 169-173 5 p.

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