University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychological Science

Antonio Cepeda-Benito

The Clinical Training Program

Antonio Cepeda-Benito

Antonio Cepeda-Benito

  • B.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1988
  • M.S. Purdue University, 1991
  • Ph.D. Purdue University, 1994
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Phone: (802) 656-3166
Room: 438 College Street
On Sabattical Fall 2015

Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Research Interests

  • Behavioral neuroscience of drug addiction and tolerance
  • Nicotine dependency and treatment
  • Drug and food cravings
  • Obesity and eating disorders
  • Cross-cultural aspects of eating and drug use disorders
  • Cross-cultural assessment of psychological constructs

Representative Publications

  • Moreno-Dominguez, S., Rodriguez-Ruiz, S., Fernandez-Santaella, M. C., Cepeda-Benito, A. (in press). Impact of fasting on food craving, mood and consumption in bulimia nervosa and healthy women participants. Eating Disorders Review.
  • Carcoba, L. M., Contreras, A. E., Cepeda-Benito, A., & Meagher, M. W. (2011). Negative affect heightens opiate withdrawal-induced hyperalgesia in heroin dependent individuals. Journal of Addictive Diseases 30, 258-270.
  • Muñoz, M. Á, Martínez, J. A., Fernández-Santaella, M. C., Vila, J., & Cepeda-Benito, A. (2010). Two scales to evaluate cocaine craving. Substance Use & Misuse, 45(9).
  • Muñoz, M. Á, Viedma-del-Jesus, M. I., Fernández-Santaella, M. C., Peralta-Ramírez, M. I., Cepeda-Benito, A., & Vila, J. (2010). Assessment of tobacco craving by means of the affective image visualization paradigm. Motivation and Emotion, 34(1), 93-103.
  • Moreno, S., Warren, C. S., Rodriguez, S., Fernández-Santaella, M. C., Cepeda-Benito, A. (2009). Food Cravings Discriminate between Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: Implications for "Success" versus "Failure" in Dietary Restriction. Appetite, 52, 588‐594.
  • Muñoz, M. A., Martínez, J. A., Tejero, A., Cepeda-Benito, A. (2008). Development of the brief Spanish Cocaine Craving Questionnaire-General. Psicothema, 20, 545-550.
  • Moreno, S., Rodriguez, S., Fernández-Santaella, M. C., Gleaves, D. H., Tamez, J., Cepeda-Benito, A. (2008). Clinical Validation of the Trait and State Versions of the Food Craving Questionnaire. Assessment, 375-387.
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