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Christian Schütz

Medical Manager at the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction.
Medical specialist in Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Addiction Medicine.
UBC Institute of Mental Health UBC Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences BCMHSUS.
Dr Schütz’ main research interests focus on the clinical interventions and health service in substance use disorders and dual diagnoses (mental plus substance use disorders), as well as neurobiological and neurocognitive aspects of impulsive decision making.  Dr. Schutz has more recently become interested in the development of a new transcranial magnetic stimulation paradigm and development of a better model of the addicted mind.

Research focus: Understanding mechanism of relapse and impulsive decision-making to improve treatment of addiction and concurrent disorders. Publications include over 120 research articles and a dozen chapters.

Clinical focus: Medical Manager at the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction, a 100 bed tertiary centre focused on treating individuals with severe concurrent disorders

Academic background:  MD from Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg, Germany, PhD from Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany and MPH from Johns-Hopkins–University, Baltimore MD. Fellowship at NIDA/NIH, Baltimore MD (Behavioral Pharmacology), sabbatical at Yale University, New Haven, CT (Clinical Neuroscience).

Contact info:
4214-5950 University Blvd
Vancouver, V6T1Z3



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