Kristen A. Ballesteros, Ph.D.


Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Psychiatry
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


Period of Service

April 2010 - May 2011

Research Projects

Binge Drinking: Individual Differences in the Capacity to Alter Drinking Patterns (R01-AA014988)

Alcohol Binging: Disruptions in Impulse Control and 5-HT as Underlying Mechanisms (R01-AA018124)


Selected Publications with the NRLC

Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on three types of behavioral impulsivity and relationship to alcohol consumption

Richard, D.M., Mathias, C.W., Hill-Kapturczak, N., Ballesteros, K.A., and Dougherty, D.M. (2011, May).

Biological Psychiatry, 69, 91s.

Binge city U.S.A.: Characteristics of adult binge drinkers in San Antonio.
Ballesteros, K.A., Vo, H.T., Dougherty, D.M., Mathias, C.W., Richard, D.M., Dawes, M.A., Hill-Kapturczak, N., and Acheson, A. (2010).
Poster presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism.


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