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Ana M. Abrantes   PhD

Ana M. Abrantes, PhD, is an associate professor of research at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a research psychologist at Butler Hospital. Dr. Abrantes’s research interests have focused on two general areas: improving treatment outcomes of individuals with addictive behaviors and increasing physical activity among individuals with mental health problems—with an emphasis on the use of technology to support interventions. Her current work examines exercise for the treatment of several disorders and the development of smartphone apps for alcohol and opiate recovery. 

Counselor Contributions:
Fitbit as a Physical Activity Intervention

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