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Jeremiah Weinstock Ph.D.

Professor, Clinical Program; Department Chair
Department of Psychology

Courses Taught

Abnormal Psychology; Addictions: Assessment and Intervention; Clinical Health Psychology; Clinical Supervision


Ph.D., University of Memphis
M.S., University of Memphis
B.A., Brandeis University

Research Interests

Addictive Behaviors with an emphasis on gambling disorder and exercise as an intervention.

Labs and Facilities

WAGER Lab (Morrissey Hall, Room 2833)

Professor Weinstock will not be accepting students into his lab for Fall 2024.

Publications and Media Placements

Google Scholar link

Mulhauser, K., Weinstock, J., & Ruppert, P. (in press). Changes in neuropsychological status during the initial phase of abstinence in alcohol use disorder: Implications for clinical care. Substance Use & Misuse.

Perry, J., Hansen, A., Ross, M. J., Montgomery, T.,  Weinstock, J. (in press). Effectiveness of athletes' mental strategies in maintaining high heart rate variability: Utility of a brief athlete-specific stress assessment protocol. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology.

Van Patten, R., Weinstock, J., & McGrath, A.B. (in press). Health outcomes in individuals with problem and pathological gambling: An analysis of the 2014 North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Survey System (BRFSS). Journal of Gambling Studies.

Perry, J., Ross, M.J., Weinstock, J., Weaver, T.L. (in press). Efficacy of a brief mindfulness intervention to enhance athletic task performance. The Sport Psychologist.

Perry, J., Ross, M. J., Weinstock, J., Gfeller, J. (2017). Examining the interrelationships between motivation, conscientiousness, and individual endurance sport performance. Journal of Sports Science, 5, 146-156.

Weinstock, J., April, L. M., & Kallmi, S. (2017). Is subclinical gambling really subclinical? Addictive Behaviors, 73, 185-191.

Weinstock, J., Farney, M.R. , Elrod, N. M., Henderson, C. E., & Weiss, E. P. (2017). Exercise as an adjunctive treatment for substance use disorders: Rationale and intervention description. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 72, 40-47.

Rash, C. J., Stitzer, M., & Weinstock, J. (2017). Contingency management: New directions and remaining challenges for an evidence-based intervention. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 72, 10-18.

Weinstock, J., Petry, N. M., Pescatello, L. S., & Henderson, C. E. (2016). Sedentary college student drinkers can start exercising and reduce drinking after intervention. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30, 791-801.

Weinstock, J., Mulhauser, K. R. W., Oremus, E. G., & D'Agostino, A. R. (2016). Demand for gambling: Development and assessment of a Gambling Purchase Task. International Gambling Studies, 16, 316-327.

Rash, C. J., Weinstock, J.,  Van Patten, R.(2016). A review of gambling disorder and substance use disorders. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, 7, 3-13.

Brett, E. I. , Weinstock, J., Burton, S., Wenzel, K. R., Weber, S., & Moran, S. (2014). Do the DSM-5 diagnostic revisions affect the psychometric properties of the Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen? International Gambling Studies, 14(3), 447-456.

Weinstock, J., Scott, T. L., Burton, S., Rash, C.J., Moran, S., Biller, W., & Kruedelbach, N., (2014). Suicidal ideation in gamblers calling a helpline. Addiction Research & Theory, 22, 398-406.

Weinstock, J. & Rash, C. J. (2014). Clinical and research implications of gambling disorder in DSM-5. Current Addiction Reports, 1, 159-165.

Leavens, E. , Marotta, J., & Weinstock, J. (2014). Disordered gambling in residential substance use disordered patients and its potential impact. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 33, 163-173.

Wenzel, K. R., Weinstock, J., Vander Wal, J., & Weaver, T. (2014). Examining the role of negative urgency in a predictive model of bulimic symptoms eating behaviors. Eating Behaviors, 15, 343-349.

Weinstock, J., Capizzi, J., Weber, S. M., Pescatello, L. S., & Petry, N. M. (2014). Exercise as an intervention for sedentary hazardous drinking college students: A pilot study. Mental Health & Physical Activity, 7, 55-62.

Weinstock, J., Rash, C. J., Burton, S., Moran, S., O'Neil, K., Biller, W., Kruedelbach, N. (2013). Examination of proposed DSM-5 changes to pathological gambling in a helpline sample. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 69, 1305-1314.

Weinstock, J., Massura, C. E., & Petry, N. M. (2013). Professional and pathological gamblers: Similarities and differences. Journal of Gambling Studies, 29, 205-216.

Panza, G., Weinstock, J., Ash, G. I., & Pescatello, L. S. (2012). Psychometric evaluation of the Timeline Followback for exercise among college students. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 13, 779-788.

Weinstock, J., Wadeson, H. K., & VanHeest, J. L. (2012). Exercise as an adjunct treatment for opiate agonist treatment: Review of the current research and implementation strategies. Substance Abuse, 33, 350-360.

Rash, C. J., Weinstock, J., & Petry, N. M. (2011). Drinking patterns of pathological gamblers before, during, and after gambling treatment. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 664-674.

Petry, N. M., Weinstock, J., & Alessi, S. M. (2011). A randomized trial of contingency management delivered in the context of group counseling. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 686-696.

Weinstock, J., Burton, S., Rash, C. J., Moran, S., Biller, W., Kruedelbach, N., Phoenix, N., & Morasco, B. (2011). Predictors of engaging in problem gambling treatment: Data from the West Virginia Problem Gamblers Help Network. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 372-379.

Weinstock, J., Rash, C. J., & Petry, N. M. (2010). Contingency management for cocaine use in methadone maintenance patients: When does abstinence happen? Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 24, 282-291.

Weinstock, J. (2010). A review of exercise as intervention for sedentary hazardous drinking college students: Rationale and issues. Journal of American College Health, 58, 539-544.

Petry, N. M., Weinstock, J., Alessi, S. M., Lewis, W. M., & Dieckhaus, K. (2010). Groupbased randomized trial of contingencies for health and abstinence in HIV patients. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 89-97.

Petry, N. M., Weinstock, J., Morasco, B. J., & Ledgerwood, D. M. (2009). Brief motivational interventions for college student problem gamblers. Addiction, 104, 1569-1578.

Barry, D., Weinstock, J., & Petry, N. M. (2008). Ethnic differences in HIV risk behaviors among methadone-maintained women receiving contingency management for cocaine use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 98, 144-153.

Weinstock, J., & Petry, N. M. (2008). Pathological gambling college students' perceived social support. Journal of College Student Development, 49, 625-632.

Weinstock, J., Barry, D., & Petry, N. M. (2008). Exercise-related activities are associated with positive outcome in contingency management treatment for substance use disorders. Addictive Behaviors, 33, 1072-1075.

Weinstock, J., Whelan, J. P., & Meyers, A. W. (2008). College students' gambling behavior: When does it become harmful? Journal of American College Health, 56, 513-521.

Petry, N. M., Weinstock, J., Ledgerwood, D. M., & Morasco, B. J. (2008). A randomized trial of brief interventions for problem and pathological gamblers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 318-328.

§Weinstock, J., Ledgerwood, D. M., Modesto-Lowe, V., & Petry, N. M. (2008). Ludomania: Cross-cultural examinations of gambling and its treatment. Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria, 30, S3-S10.

Ledgerwood, D. M., Weinstock, J., Morasco, B., & Petry, N. M. (2007). Clinical features and treatment prognosis of pathological gamblers with and without recent gambling-related illegal behavior. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 35, 294-301.

Weinstock, J., Whelan, J. P., Meyers, A. W., & McCausland, C. (2007). The performance of two pathological gambling screens in college students. Assessment, 14, 399-407.

Petry, N. M., & Weinstock, J. (2007). Internet gambling is common in college students and associated with poor mental health. American Journal on Addictions, 16, 325-330.

Weinstock, J., Ledgerwood, D. M., & Petry, N. M. (2007). The association between posttreatment gambling behavior and harm in pathological gamblers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 21, 185-193.

Morasco, B. J., Weinstock, J., Ledgerwood, D. M., & Petry, N. M. (2007). Psychological factors that promote and inhibit pathological gambling. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 14, 208-217.

Weinstock, J., Whelan, J. P., Meyers, A. W., & Watson, J. M. (2007). Gambling behavior of student athletes and a student cohort: What are the odds? Journal of Gambling Studies, 23, 13-24.

Taylor, D. J., Lichstein, K. L., Weinstock, J., Sanford, S. & Temple, J. R. (2007). A pilot study of cognitive-behavioral therapy of insomnia in people with mild depression. Behavior Therapy, 38, 49-57.

Weinstock, J., Alessi, S. M., & Petry, N. M. (2007). Regardless of psychiatric severity the addition of contingency management to standard treatment improves retention and drug use outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 87, 288-296.

Weinstock, J., Armentano, C., & Petry, N. M. (2006). Prevalence and health correlates of gambling problems in substance abuse counselors. American Journal on Addictions, 15, 144-149.

Weinstock, J., Blanco, C., & Petry, N. M. (2006). Health correlates of pathological gambling in a methadone maintenance clinic. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 14, 87-93.

Weinstock, J., Whelan, J. P., & Meyers, A. W. (2004). Behavioral assessment of gambling: An application of the Timeline Followback method. Psychological Assessment, 16, 72-80.

Brewer, B. W., Van Raalte, J. L., Petitpas, A. J., Sklar, J. H., Pohlman, M. H., Krushell, R. J., Ditmar, T. D., Daly, J. M., & Weinstock, J. (2000). Preliminary psychometric evaluation of a measure of adherence to clinic-based sport injury rehabilitation. Physical Therapy in
Sport, 1, 68-74.

Books & Other

Baxley, C., Weinstock, J., & Buchanan, T.W. (2017). Anxiety sensitivity: Exploring its relationship to gambling disorder. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Cho, D., Armeli, S., Tennen, H., & Weinstock, J. (2017). Daily- and person-level associations between physical activity and alcohol use among university students. Manuscript submitted for publication.

April, L. M., & Weinstock, J. (2017). The relationship between gambling severity and risk of criminal recidivism. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Mulhauser, K., Weinstock, J., Van Patten, R.V.*, & Merz, Z.C. (2017). Examining the stability of the UPPS-P during initial abstinence and residential treatment for substance use disorder. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Honors and Awards

Weinstock receives grant to expand opioid treatment services