William M. Meil

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Dr. William M. Meil is a full professor in the Psychology Department, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at The Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. He received an MA in Psychology from The University of Hartford, Connecticut, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. His research has spanned human and laboratory animal studies investigating the neurobiological basis of substance abuse and addiction. The current focus of his research is the examination of executive function, emotion regulation, and impulsivity as predictors of addictive behavior and recovery from addiction. He is the author of many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

2books edited

2chapters authored

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This book addresses the diagnosis and treatment of drug addiction. Chapters in this book span biological, psychological, cultural, and health-based perspectives and emphasize meeting people as they really are in order to obtain tangible advances in clinical practice. These works represent the integration of the past, present, and likely future directions of both diagnosis and treatment. Addiction is an individual and systemic challenge to society and scientific advances and cultural diversity are highlighted here as paths forward towards addressing current diagnostic and treatment obstacles.

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