Selected Publications


Rodriguez, C., Chen, C., Glover, G., Jo, B., Spielman, D., Williams, L., Van Roessel, P., DeBattista, C., Flood, P., Ringold, A., Wintermark, M., Anderson, K., Linkovski, O., Lombardi, A., Millen, A., Pinto, A., Raila, H., Valentine, K., Filippou-Frye, M., Hawkins, J., McCarthy, E., Mukunda, P., Varias, A., Wilson, J., Wright, B. Efficacy of Ketamine in Unmedicated Adults With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Neuropsychopharmacology (2022) 47: 302-303. [PDF

Davis, G. L., Minerva, A. R., Lario, A., Simmler, L. D., Rodriguez, C. I., Gunaydin, L. A. Ketamine increases activity of a fronto-striatal projection that regulates compulsive behavior in SAPAP3 knockout mice. Nature Communications, 2021 10 15;12(1):6040. [PDF]

Rodriguez, C.I., Kegles, L.S., Levinson, A., Feng, T., Marcus, S., Flood, P., Simpson, H.B. Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial of Ketamine in OCD: Proof of Concept. Neuropsychopharmacology, 2013. [PDF]

K for OCD A Stanford Medicine Article About Dr. Rodriguez’s Research By Tracie White [Link]


Hack LM, Zhang X, Heifets BD, Suppes T, van Roessel PJ, Yesavage JA, Gray NJ, Hilton R, Rodriguez CI, Deisseroth K, Knutson B, Williams LM. Ketamine’s acute effects on negative brain states are mediated through distinct dissociative states in humans In Revision with Nature Communications, 2023. [PDF]

Hack, L., Zhang, X., Heifets, B., Suppes, T., van Roessel, P., Yesavage, J., Gray, N., Hilton, R., Rodriguez, C., Deisseroth, K., Knutson, B., Williams, L. Acute Effects of MDMA on Negative Affective Brain Circuit Function: A Randomized Controlled Mechanistic Trial. Biological Psychiatry, 2023. Vol 93 (9): S88. [PDF]

Reiff, C., Richman, E., Nemeroff, C.B., Carpenter, L., Widge, A., Rodriguez, C.I., Kalin, N.H., McDonald, W.M. Psychedelics and Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2020. May 01;177(5):391-410. PMID: 32098487. [PDF]

Hill, K.P., Gold, M.S., Nemeroff, C.B., McDonald, W.M., Grzenda, A., Widge, A.S., Rodriguez, C.I., Kraguljac, N.V., and Krystal, J.H. Risks and Benefits of Cannabis and Cannabinoids in Psychiatry. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2022. Feb; 179(2):98-109. PMID: 34875873. [PDF]

Hoarding Disorder

Raila, H., Avanesyan, T., Valentine, K., Koo, B., Huang, C., Tsutsumi, Y., Andreeff, E., Qiu, T., Munoz Rodriguez, P., Varias, A., Filippou-Frye, M., Roessel, P. Bullock, K., Periyakoil, V., and Rodriguez, C. Augmenting Group Hoarding Disorder Treatment With Virtual Reality (VR) Uncluttering: A Pilot Study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 2023.  [PDF]

Rodriguez, C. I. and Frost, R. Hoarding Disorder: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide. 2023. [PDF]

Fracalanza, K., Raila, H., Avanesyan, T., Rodriguez, C.I. Written Imaginal Exposure for Hoarding Disorder: A Preliminary Pilot Study [Link]