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Charles O'Brien, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Studies in Addiction, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer about former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb’s most recent DUI arrest, his second in 18 months, and the danger of frequent DUIs.
Michael E. Thase, MD, director, Mood and Anxiety Program, was quoted in a Medscape article reporting that the FDA has approved brexpiprazole for adults with schizophrenia and as an adjunctive therapy to antidepressant medication in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD).
Mary Anne Layden, PhD, director of education at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, was quoted in a USA Today article exploring whether pornography may be at the root of sexual exploitation.