Patricia Hoffman Judd, Ph.D. 

Clinical Professor
UCSD Outpatient Psychiatric Services


Contact Information

140 Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103
T: (619) 543-6309
F: (619) 543-7063


Patricia A. Judd, PhD Dr. Judd is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. She is Director of the UC San Diego Co-occurring Disorders Treatment and Research Program and the UC San Diego Bridge to Recovery Program. Dr. Judd is also Director of the UCSD Outpatient Psychiatric Services' clinical training program for graduate students in Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology and Social Work. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego and her Masters in Social Work from San Diego State University.

Research Interests

Research Focus

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.

Clinical Focus

Dr. Judd provides individual and couples psychotherapy . She works with individuals with a wide range of psychological and interpersonal problems using an integrative approach.

Clinical Information


  • Sternbach, S.E., Judd, P.H., Sabo, A.N., McGlashan, T.M., Gunderson, J.G. (1992). Cognitive and perceptual distortions in borderline personality disorder and schizotypal personality disorder in a vignette sample. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 33: 186-189.
  • Judd, P.H. and Ruff, R.M. (1993).Neuropsychological dysfunction in borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders. 7(4): 275-284
  • Judd, PH, Thomas, N, Schwartz T, Outcalt, A & Hough, R. (2003) A Dual Diagnosis Demonstration Project: Treatment Outcomes and Cost Findings, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Special SARC Supplement 1
  • Judd, P.H., & McGlashan, T. (2003). A Developmental Model of Borderline Personality Disorder: Understanding Variations in Course and Outcome. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing Inc.
  • Judd, P.H. (2005) Neurocognitive impairment as a moderator in the development of Borderline Personality Disorder .Development and Psychopathology 17:1173-1196.