Research interests include studies of community adjustment in schizophrenia, epidemiological and treatment studies of psychosis and substance use comorbidity,and strategies for preventing homelessness among people with severe mental illness.
Patricia Cohen is a social psychologist-psychiatric epidemiologist with a long-term interest in methodological issues such as multilevel extensions of regression techniques, reliable and valid narrative interviews, and issues related to the timing of causal effects. In addition, much of Cohen's research has focused on the Children in the Community ...
Dr. Comer's research focuses on the testing of novel compounds for the treatment of opioid dependence. In addition, she is currently studying the complex relationship between pain and opioid abuse.
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of Psychoactive drugs of use and abuse.
Dr. Corcoran is interested in characterizing early stages of schizophrenia, including biomarkers, such that early intervention strategies can be developed and implemented.