PhD, Research Ingeneer

Charlotte Kervran is currently a  research ingeneer at the Bordeaux Population Health (BPH) center of the University of Bordeaux, France. Her current research focuses on the evaluation of the effectiveness, conditions of effectiveness and viability of complex prevention and health promotion interventions in the fields of early childhood, childhood obesity and tobacco use during pregnancy. She studied neurosciences at the University of Bordeaux (France) where she obtained her M.Sc. (2013) and Ph.D. (2019). She was trained in clinical research on addictions, including the use of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) and Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) in SANPSY addiction team at the University of Bordeaux. Dr. Kervran has extensive experience in subject recruitment and research evaluation in treatment and risk reduction settings. Over the past seven years, her research has focused on studies of the effectiveness of sleep, cravings, diet and risk reduction interventions. Charlotte Kervran’s doctoral research has explored stability of craving as an etiologic (predictive) marker of substance use using EMA and its psychometric stability as a diagnostic criterion within the DSM-5 Substance Use Disorder Diagnostic Criteria using Item Response Theory (IRT).

Ingénieure de recherche

C. Kervran, D. Shmulewitz, F.Serre, C. Denis, P. Roux, M. Jauffret-Roustide, L. Lalanne, D. Hasin, M.Auriacombe, (2021). Do DSM-5 substance use disorder criteria differ by user care settings? An
item response theory analysis approach. Addictive behaviors, 116: 106797

C. Kervran, D. Shmulewitz, F.Serre, M. Stohl, C. Denis, D. Hasin, M.Auriacombe, (2020). Item Response Theory analyses of DSM-5 substance use disorder criteria in French outpatient addiction clinic participants. How much is craving special? Drug Alcohol Dependence,  212: 108036

M. Auriacombe, P. Roux, L. Briand Madrid, S. Kirchherr, C. Kervran, C. Chauvin, M. Gutowski, C. Denis, M. Patrizi Carrieri, L. Lalanne, M. Jauffret-Roustide, and the Cosinus study group (2019). Impact of drug consumption rooms on risk practices and access to care in people who inject drugs in France : the COSINUS prospective cohort study protocol. BMJ Open, 9:e023683

C. Kervran, M. Fatséas, F. Serre, J. Taillard, V. Beltran, J. Leboucher, R. Debrabant, J-M. Alexandre, J-P. Daulouede, P. Philip, M. Auriacombe (2015). Association between morningness/eveningness, addiction severity and psychiatric disorders among individuals with addictions. Psychiatry Res, 229, 1024-1030

M. Fatséas, C. Kervran, M. Auriacombe (2016). Trouble du sommeil et addictions : impact sur la qualité de vie et le risque de rechute. La presse médicale 45: 1164-1169

Auriacombe, M., R. Debrabant, C. Kervran, F. Serre, J. Taillard, P. Philip, C. Denis, M. Fatséas (2016). Addiction et troubles du sommeil : craving , rythmes circadiens. Une mise au point. Medecine du Sommeil 13(3): 91-99

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