Patricia Hoffman Judd is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and director of the Center for Study of Personality and Co-occurring Disorders, which includes the UC San Diego Co-occurring Disorders Program and the UC San Diego Borderline Personality Disorder Service. Dr. Judd is also Director of the UC San Diego Outpatient Psychiatric Services clinical training program for marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers and is Director of the UC San Diego Attachment Institute. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego in 1989 and her Masters in social work from San Diego State University in 1970. Dr. Judd has two primary research areas: Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and co-occurring disorders (COD) (substance abuse and other mental disorders). She has studied neurocognitive functioning in BPD patients and has formulated an integrated developmental model of the disorder. Dr. Judd studies the effectiveness of integrated treatment of COD in improving patient outcomes and decreasing public health and criminal justice costs. Dr. Judd provides individual and couples psychotherapy. She works with individuals with a wide range of psychological and interpersonal problems using an integrative approach.