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Portrait of Dr. Jeffrey Wardell

DR. JEFFREY WARDELL

Principal Investigator

Jeffrey Wardell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and the director of the Behavioural Alcohol and Cannabis Research Lab (BAC Lab) at York University. He is a registered Clinical Psychologist with expertise in the assessment and treatment of addictive behaviour. He is interested in studying the interplay among personality, cognitive, social and biological factors in substance use behaviour, with the goal of identifying risk and protective factors for substance-related harms. A current focus of his work is understanding the predictors and consequences of combined use of cannabis and alcohol, as well as clarifying medicinal and non-medicinal motivations for cannabis use.