Areas of Expertise:
compulsive behavior | pathological behavior | psychotherapy | gambling | depression
Timothy Fong, an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, co-directs the UCLA Impulse Control Disorders Clinic. He regularly comments on issues related to compulsive behavior, depression and psychotherapy. Fong's primary research interest is understanding the neurobiological mechanisms that contribute to pathological behavior.
Fong also co-directs the UCLA Gambling Studies Program, which is devoted to understanding pathological gambling and its causes, translating research into effective treatment, prevention and education programs to reduce individual and societal damages.
David Olmos, UCLA Health