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Martin Paulus, MD

Martin Paulus, MD

Adjunct Professor
Department of Psychiatry

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8950 Villa La Jolla Dr
Suite C213
Office: 858-534-9444
Fax: 858-534-9450
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Neural substrates underlying decision-making and its dysfunctions.
I am interested in understanding decision-making processes and their dysfunction in psychiatric populations. In particular, how decision-making dysfunctions contribute to transition from casual use of drugs to drug dependence and how these dysfunctions contribute to relapse in individuals with stimulant dependence.