Amandine LUQUIENS – Nîmes

Amandine Luquiens


Amandine Luquiens is a psychiatrist and Addiction Specialist, hospital practitioner in the Addiction Department of Pr Perney at the Nîmes University Hospital since 2019, after having worked 8 years at the APHP (University Hospitals of Paris Sud). She holds a Master’s degree in Public Health (University Paris Sud), a PhD in Sciences, specializing in cognitive sciences at the University Paris Descartes (2015), and an HDR (2017, University Paris Sud, “Conceiving patient-centered addictology in addictions to a licit product: from the objective of care to empowering strategies”). Her research work focuses on subjective measures in addiction, and in particular on quality of life, early detection and innovative non-drug interventions, particularly online, in the fields of gambling, gaming and alcohol use disorders. She also works on account-based gambling data. Her work aims to develop the patient-centered approach and to reduce treatment gap in addiction by adapting the care offer to the needs of people with addiction. She is a member of the CESP-Inserm U1018. She is an administrator of the French Society of Alcoholology since 2017, and is vice-president of the National University College of Addictology Teachers (CUNEA), of the National Network for the Prevention and Care of Pathological Gambling (RNPSJP) and of the Association for the Dissemination of Mindfulness-Based Therapies in Addiction (APCA-MBRP). She coordinates the University Diploma “Pathologie duelle: la comorbidité psychiatrique et addictologique » at the University of Montpellier.