Albert Arias, MD

Albert Arias, MD, MS

Psychiatry New Haven, CT

Assistant Professor Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry

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  • 950 Campbell Road
    Yale University School of Medicine
    New Haven, CT 06516
    Phone: (860) 558-2273

Dr. Arias's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: Addiction, Psychopharmacology
  • Clinical Interests: Delirium; Substance-Related Disorders; Psychotherapy; Schizophrenia; Psychopharmacology; Bipolar Disorder; Pharmacogenetics; translational genomics

Dr. Arias's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Assistant ProfessorYale School of Medicine
    New Haven, CT
    Attending Psychiatrist, VACT Psychiatric Emergency Room ( (2011-2012); Attending Psychiatrist, VACT Outpatient Substance Abuse Clinic (2012)
  • Director of Outpatient AddictionUniversity of Connecticut Health Center
    Farmington, CT
  • Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
    Farmington, CT
    Attending Psychiatrist

Dr. Arias's Education & Medical Training

  • University of Connecticut (Health Center)University of Connecticut (Health Center)Other Training, M.S., Clinical and Translational Research
  • University of ConnecticutUniversity of ConnecticutResidency, Psychiatry
  • Cincinnati General HospitalCincinnati General HospitalInternship, Internal Medicine
  • MI State Univ, Coll of Human MedMichigan State University College of Human MedicineMedical School, M.D.
  • Michigan State UniversityMichigan State UniversityOther Training, B.S., Human Physiology with a Specialization in Health and Humanities

Dr. Arias's Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License2004 - 2015
  • American Board of Addiction MedicineAmerican Board of Addiction MedicineAddiction Medicine, 2009
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry, 2007
  • American Society of Addiction MedicineAmerican Society of Addiction MedicineAddiction Medicine, 2008

Dr. Arias's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American College of NeuropsychopharmacologyResearch Travel Award for MinoritiesAmerican College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2009
  • American Psychiatric Association Research ColloquiumJunior InvestigatorsAmerican Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium, 2008
  • American Academy of Addiction PsychiatryResearch Award (for resident, fellow, and early-career level investigators)American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, 2005
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Dr. Arias's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Human mucopolysaccharidosis IIID: clinical, biochemical, morphological and immunohistochemical characteristics.Jones MZ, Alroy J, Rutledge JC, Taylor JW, Alvord EC, Jr., Toone J, Applegarth D, Hopwood JJ, Skutelsky E, Ianelli C, Thorley-Lawson D, Mitchell-Herpolsheimer C, Arias..., J Neuropathol Exp Neurol; 56(10):1158-67
  • Memantine for Alcohol Dependence: An Open-label Pilot Study.Arias AJ, Feinn R, Covault J, Kranzler HR, Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment; 6(2):77-83
  • Alcohol treatment utilization: findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.Cohen E, Feinn R, Arias A, Kranzler HR, Drug Alcohol Depend; 86(2-3):214-21
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Alcohol Research & Health.Chapter: Treatment of co-occurring alcohol and other drug use disordersPage 155 - 167
    Arias, A. J. and Kranzler, H. R
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  • Clinical Manual of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment.Chapter: Biomarker Testing for Substance Use in Adolescents
    Arias JE, Arias AJ, Kaminer Y
    Editors: .American Psychiatric Press Inc


  • Human mucopolysaccharidosis IIID: Clinical, biochemical, morphological and immunohistochemical characteristics.Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neuropathology
  • A Case of Somatization Disorder.UCONN Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
  • Association of an Asn40Asp (A118G) Polymorphism in the Mu-opioid Receptor Gene with Substance Dependence: A Meta-analysis.Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
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Grant Support

  • Alcohol Dependence:  Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacogenetics, And Genetics
    Alcohol Dependence: Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacogenetics, And GeneticsNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2011 - 2012
  • Alcohol Dependence:  Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacogenetics, And Genetics
    Alcohol Dependence: Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacogenetics, And GeneticsNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2010 - 2010
  • Clinical Trial: Zonisamide Versus Placebo
    Clinical Trial: Zonisamide Versus PlaceboNational Center For Research Resources
    2008 - 2008
  • Zonisamide Versus Placebo
    Zonisamide Versus PlaceboNational Center For Research Resources
    2007 - 2007

Dr. Arias's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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