Dr. Wilcox, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist and addiction psychiatrist, an associate professor of translational neuroscience at the Mind Research Network, and adjunct faculty at the University of New Mexico. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including a medical weight loss clinic and an eating disorder treatment facility, and she completed an internal medicine residency before her psychiatry residency. She has been awarded NIH grants and published numerous academic works, some in prestigious academic journals, including a study on the relationship between dopamine function and overeating behavior, and a textbook on food addiction entitled Food Addiction, Obesity and Disorders of Overeating an Evidenced Based Assessment and Clinical Guide with Springer, the latter of which has seen over 5000 downloads since October of 2021.
IN TODAY’S EPISODE:
- Type 2 Dopamine Receptors, exercise, restoring dopamine receptors, impulse control, medications
- Abstinence, Subtyping (needs validation – research)
- Claire’s book and chapters – a handbook for professionals and researchers
- Symptoms more psychological vs physical like nicotine
- Controversary that exists; ED professionals
- Standards of Care – medications, TMS
- Obstacles to research – DSM, diagnosis, etc.
- How did you get the book published?
- TMS study on Alcohol Use Disorder
- What’s next
- Signature question