BA, Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York
PhD, Psychology (Clinical), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Predoctoral Psychology Intern, Southwest Consortium Predoctoral Psychology Internship
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions, University of New Mexico
The role of emotion regulation in alcohol and other substance use disorders
Improving treatment approaches for comorbid substance use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder (SUD/PTSD) in special underserved populations
Neuroimaging of stress and emotion regulation in the context of alcohol and other substance use problems
Neural mechanisms of behavioral change
Interventions to reduce perinatal substance use problems
The role of posttraumatic stress disorder and emotion regulation in perinatal substance use problems
Perinatal mental health and infant outcomes
Using neuroimaging techniques to better understand PTSD symptoms
Trajectories and mental health predictors of perinatal alcohol and polysubstance use (UNM Grand Challenge Pilot) Role: Multiple Principal Investigator in collaboration with Lawrence Leeman, MD and Eric Kruger, Ph.D.
Andrea Rodriguez: Undergraduate Research Assistant (NIMH Diversity Supplement)
Anthony Lohr-Valdez: Post-bac Volunteer
Samantha Benavidez: Post-back Volunteer
Grace Cairo: Undergraduate Student
Dathan Gleichmann: Research Assistant
Tyrus Korecki: Undergraduate Student
Selected Research Publications:
Sanjuan, P. M., Pearson, M. R., Fokas, K., & Leeman, L. M. (2020). A mother's bond: An ecological momentary assessment study of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and substance craving during pregnancy. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 34(2), 269-280 https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000543
Sanjuan, P. M., Pearson, M. R., Poremba, C., Amaro, H., & Leeman, L. M. (2019). An ecological momentary assessment study examining posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, prenatal bonding, and substance use among pregnant women. Drug and Alcohol Dependence,, 195 (1), 33-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.11.019
Sanjuan, P. M., Andrews, C., & Claus, E. D. (2018). Abnormal target detection and novelty processing neural response in posttraumatic stress disorder. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 85, 54-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2018.04.003
Sanjuan, P. M., Poremba, C., Flynn, L. R., Savich, R., Annett, R. D., & Stephen, J. (2016). Association between theta power in 6-month old infants at rest and maternal PTSD severity: A pilot study. Neuroscience Letters 630, 120-26
Sanjuan, P. M., Pearson, M. R., & Langenbucher, J. (2015) Conditional Effects of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs) Use on Mood in Powerlifters and Bodybuilders. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 33(4), 447-457.
Sanjuan, P. M., Rice, S. L., Witkiewitz, K., Mandler, R. N., Crandall, C., & Bogenschutz, M. P. (2014). Alcohol, tobacco, and drug use among emergency department patients. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 138, 32-38. PMCID: PMC4030520.
Sanjuan, P. M., Thoma, R., Claus, E. D., Mays, N., & Caprihan, A. (2013). Reduced white matter integrity in the cingulum and anterior corona radiata in posttraumatic stress disorder in male combat veterans: A diffusion tensor imaging study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 214 (3) 260-268. PMCID: PMC3988979.
Shoemaker, J.M., Holdsworth, M.T., Aine, C., Calhoun, V.D., de La Garza, R., Feldstein Ewing, S.W., Hayek, R., Mayer, A.R., Kiehl, K.A., Petree, L.E., Sanjuan, P., Scott, A., Stephen, J., & Phillips, J.P. (2011). A practical approach to incidental findings in neuroimaging research. Neurology, 77, 2123-2127. PMCID: PMC3235350
Sanjuan, P. M., Langenbucher, J. W., & Labouvie, E. (2009). The role of sexual assault and sexual dysfunction in alcohol and other drug use disorders. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 27(2), 150-163. PMCID: PMC2681246
Langenbucher, J., Martin, C., Labouvie, E., Sanjuan, P. M., Bavly, L., & Pollock, N. (2000). Toward the DSM-IV: The Withdrawal-Gate Model vs. the DSM-IV in the diagnosis of alcohol abuse and dependence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 799-809.