J A Cunningham

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relighting cigarettes: how common is it?
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:621-3. 2007
  2. pmc The check your cannabis screener: a new online personalized feedback tool
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Canada
    Open Med Inform J 3:27-31. 2009
  3. pmc Is alcohol dependence best viewed as a chronic relapsing disorder?
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 107:6-12. 2012
  4. pmc Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of providing access to a brief personalized alcohol feedback intervention in university students
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:21. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Assessing the immediate impact of normative drinking information using an immediate post-test randomized controlled design: implications for normative feedback interventions?
    J A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 38:2252-6. 2013
  6. pmc Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers: results from a randomized controlled trial
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e48003. 2012
  7. pmc Comparison of two internet-based interventions for problem drinkers: randomized controlled trial
    John Alastair Cunningham
    Social and Epidemiological Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e107. 2012
  8. pmc Societal images of Cannabis use: comparing three countries
    John A Cunningham
    The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 2S1, Canada
    Harm Reduct J 9:21. 2012
  9. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a personalized feedback intervention for problem gamblers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e31586. 2012
  10. pmc Web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention for Māori and non-Māori: the New Zealand e-SBINZ trials
    Kypros Kypri
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:781. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers
    John A Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Internet-based intervention for problem drinking
    John Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Internet-based intervention for problem drinking
    John Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers
    John Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Relighting cigarettes: how common is it?
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:621-3. 2007
    ..Smokers contemplating change were less likely to relight cigarettes. Given that previous research has indicated that relighting cigarettes leads to increased harm, the public health implications of this smoking practice are discussed...
  2. pmc The check your cannabis screener: a new online personalized feedback tool
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Canada
    Open Med Inform J 3:27-31. 2009
    ..Further work is needed to establish any impact on actual Cannabis use from taking the Check Your Cannabis screener...
  3. pmc Is alcohol dependence best viewed as a chronic relapsing disorder?
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 107:6-12. 2012
    ..We invite debate on this issue...
  4. pmc Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of providing access to a brief personalized alcohol feedback intervention in university students
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:21. 2012
    ..This study sought to evaluate whether providing voluntary access to such an intervention would have an impact on drinking...
  5. doi request reprint Assessing the immediate impact of normative drinking information using an immediate post-test randomized controlled design: implications for normative feedback interventions?
    J A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 38:2252-6. 2013
    ..The current study tested the immediate impact of receiving normative information on self-reports of drinking...
  6. pmc Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers: results from a randomized controlled trial
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e48003. 2012
    ..e., targeting the population of non-treatment seeking problem drinkers)...
  7. pmc Comparison of two internet-based interventions for problem drinkers: randomized controlled trial
    John Alastair Cunningham
    Social and Epidemiological Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e107. 2012
    ..Evaluation of Internet-based interventions that contain a variety of research-validated cognitive-behavioral tools, which have been shown to be helpful to those with more severe alcohol concerns, should be a priority...
  8. pmc Societal images of Cannabis use: comparing three countries
    John A Cunningham
    The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 2S1, Canada
    Harm Reduct J 9:21. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a personalized feedback intervention for problem gamblers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e31586. 2012
    ..The current randomized controlled trial evaluated the effectiveness, and the sustained efficacy, of the personalized feedback intervention materials for problem gamblers...
  10. pmc Web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention for Māori and non-Māori: the New Zealand e-SBINZ trials
    Kypros Kypri
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:781. 2010
    ..The e-SBINZ study is designed to examine the effectiveness of e-SBI across a range of universities and among Māori and non-Māori students in New Zealand...
  11. doi request reprint Internet-based interventions for problem drinkers: From efficacy trials to implementation
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:617-22. 2010
    ..This symposium provided an overview of IBIs for problem drinkers and highlighted some of the important issues in their development and implementation...
  12. pmc Formative evaluation and three-month follow-up of an online personalized assessment feedback intervention for problem drinkers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 8:e5. 2006
    ..In recent years, online services for problem drinkers have been developed. This paper describes ongoing efforts to improve one of these services, the Alcohol Help Center...
  13. pmc A randomized controlled trial of an internet-based intervention for alcohol abusers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 104:2023-32. 2009
    ..The objective of this project is to conduct a randomized controlled evaluation of the internet-based Check Your Drinking (CYD) screener ( http://www.CheckYourDrinking.net)...
  14. doi request reprint Beliefs about gambling problems and recovery: results from a general population telephone survey
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 27:625-31. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc Future intentions regarding quitting and reducing cigarette use in a representative sample of Canadian daily smokers: implications for public health initiatives
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2896-902. 2010
    ..Many smokers planned to reduce, of which the overwhelming majority saw their reduction as a step towards quitting. Opportunities exist to capitalize on these intentions to change in efforts to promote tobacco cessation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increasing perceived choice about change in smokers: implications
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 32:1907-12. 2007
    ..Perceived choice has been identified as an important factor in change from negative health behaviors, and the implications and future directions of this research are discussed...
  17. pmc Access and interest: two important issues in considering the feasibility of web-assisted tobacco interventions
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 10:e37. 2008
    ....
  18. pmc Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers: research protocol
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:298. 2008
    ..The major objective of this study is to conduct a randomized controlled trial to establish the effectiveness of an ultra-brief, personalized feedback intervention for problem drinkers...
  19. pmc Intentions of smokers to use free nicotine replacement therapy
    John A Cunningham
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON
    CMAJ 179:145-6. 2008
    ..There were differences in the levels of interest: smokers who intended to quit were more interested in using the nicotine replacement therapy than those who planned to reduce or maintain their smoking...
  20. doi request reprint Methodological issues in the evaluation of Internet-based interventions for problem drinking
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:12-7. 2009
    ..However, it is risky to assume interventions that have been found to work in face-to-face modalities can be translated into IBI that are equally effective...
  21. ncbi request reprint An online support group for problem drinkers: AlcoholHelpCenter.net
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 70:193-8. 2008
    ..alcoholhelpcenter.net). Preliminary use of the AHC support group will be summarized and lessons learned in the initial development of an online support group will be discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of a personalized feedback intervention for problem gamblers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Ther 40:219-24. 2009
    ..Given these promising pilot results, a full-scale evaluation of these personalized feedback materials would appear justified. An online version of the intervention is now also available at www.CheckYourGambling.net...
  23. pmc Implications of the normative fallacy in young adult smokers aged 19-24 years
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 97:1399-400. 2007
    ..Because of the strength of this false consensus effect in young adult smokers, normative feedback interventions might be especially effective in this age group...
  24. ncbi request reprint Integrated online services for smokers and drinkers? Use of the check your drinking assessment screener by participants of the Stop Smoking Center
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S21-5. 2006
    ..This brief report will explore the implications of the overlap of smoking and drinking by these online participants and will discuss the potential benefits of providing an integrated service for smokers and problem drinkers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about drinking problems: results from a general population telephone survey
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 32:166-9. 2007
    ..Current heavy drinkers were less likely to believe that treatment was needed. Former heavy drinkers were more likely to believe that abstinence was required, as compared to all other respondents...
  26. ncbi request reprint Examining treatment use among alcohol-dependent individuals from a population perspective
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:632-5. 2006
    ..To explore what treatments are most likely to form part of a multiple treatment package...
  27. ncbi request reprint Motivating smoking reductions by framing health information as safer smoking tips
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 31:1465-8. 2006
    ..This pilot result is encouraging but requires replication before considering the value of including safer smoking tips in health messages for smokers in the general population...
  28. pmc Twelve-month follow-up results from a randomized controlled trial of a brief personalized feedback intervention for problem drinkers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5S 2S1
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:258-62. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of a web-based personalized feedback intervention, the Check Your Drinking (CYD; www.CheckYourDrinking.net) screener at 12-month follow-up...
  29. ncbi request reprint Remissions from drug dependence: is treatment a prerequisite?
    J A Cunningham
    Addiction Research Foundation Site, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychology and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:211-3. 2000
    ..It was concluded that, among recovered individuals with previous clinically significant drug concerns (as measured using DSM-IV criteria), a substantial proportion had accessed addictions treatment services prior to remission...
  30. ncbi request reprint Providing personalized assessment feedback for problem drinking on the Internet: a pilot project
    J A Cunningham
    Addiction Research Foundation Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol 61:794-8. 2000
    ..The Internet program, "Try Our Free Drinking Evaluation," was based at the Addiction Research Foundation Internet web site (now at http://notes.camh.net/efeed.nsf/ newform)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of normative feedback on problem drinkers: a small-area population study
    J A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol 62:228-33. 2001
    ..The present study evaluated a minimal intervention that used normative feedback about population drinking to motivate changes in alcohol use...
  32. ncbi request reprint Using self-help materials to motivate change at assessment for alcohol treatment
    J A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:301-4. 2001
    ..Limitations of this study, including the quasi-experimental design and the impact of the low baseline attrition rates, are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Treating alcohol problems with self-help materials: a population study
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol 63:649-54. 2002
    ..An experimental trial was used to assess the effectiveness of a self-help book and a personalized assessment-feedback intervention, both separately and in combination with each other, in a general population survey...
  34. ncbi request reprint Interest in self-help materials among a general population sample of smokers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 28:811-6. 2003
    ..Interest in self-help materials was positively related to intent to quit in the next 6 months and to low family income...
  35. ncbi request reprint Only one in three people with alcohol abuse or dependence ever seek treatment
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 29:221-3. 2004
    ..Respondents' age and severity of alcohol problem (alcohol abuse versus dependence) were significantly associated with addiction treatment attendance...
  36. pmc Normative misperceptions about alcohol use in a general population sample of problem drinkers from a large metropolitan city
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:63-6. 2012
    ..Little research has been conducted to evaluate whether normative misperceptions about drinking extend beyond the college population. The present study explored normative misperceptions in an adult general population sample of drinkers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Using collaterals to validate self-reports of problem drinkers: any impact on client attrition and quantity of drinking reported?
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 29:615-21. 2004
    ..To explore the impact of asking for a collateral on respondent attrition and the impact of providing versus not providing a collateral on self-reported drinking...
  38. ncbi request reprint Stopping illicit drug use without treatment: any relation to frequency of drug use?
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Addict 13:292-4. 2004
    ..As was hypothesized, the more frequently former drug users had taken an illicit drug, the more likely they were to have accessed treatment. This relationship was true for all illicit drug classes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Current heavy drinkers' reasons for considering change: results from a natural history general population survey
    John A Cunningham
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 30:581-4. 2005
    ..The most common reasons for considering change were health and financial concerns...
  40. ncbi request reprint Internet and paper self-help materials for problem drinking: is there an additive effect?
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 30:1517-23. 2005
    ..Further research on this topic should be a priority because of the potential for Internet-based interventions to reach problem drinkers underserved by traditional treatment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Short-term recovery from alcohol abuse or dependence: any evidence of a relationship with treatment use in a general population sample?
    John A Cunningham
    Addiction Research Foundation Site, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1, Canada
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:419-21. 2005
    ..To test whether survey respondents who report alcohol misuse in the past year are more likely to be abstinent or binge-free in the past 30 days if they have used treatment, than if they have not...
  42. pmc Randomized controlled trial of mailed Nicotine Replacement Therapy to Canadian smokers: study protocol
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto M5S 2S1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:741. 2011
    ..However, one important question remains unanswered--do smoking cessation programs that involve mailed distribution of free NRT work? To answer this question, a randomized controlled trial is required...
  43. pmc Who uses online interventions for problem drinkers?
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:261-4. 2011
    ..Some of these results are troubling as the preferred target of this type of intervention would be those who drink more and perceive that others are also heavy alcohol consumers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Motivation and life events: a prospective natural history pilot study of problem drinkers in the community
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 30:1603-6. 2005
    ..A one-year follow-up survey identified those who had made reductions in drinking. Partial correlations controlling for baseline drinking severity revealed some support for both cognitive appraisal and life events explanations of change...
  45. ncbi request reprint Problem drinkers: evaluation of a stepped-care approach
    F C Breslin
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    J Subst Abuse 10:217-32. 1998
    ..Recommendations for future research in this area include more attention to assessing the needs of treatment nonresponders and help seeking behavior of both responders and nonresponders after an initial intervention...
  46. ncbi request reprint Awareness of self-change as a pathway to recovery for alcohol abusers: results from five different groups
    J A Cunningham
    Addiction Research Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 23:399-404. 1998
    ..Reasons for this lack of awareness are discussed, and suggestions are made as to the implications of increasing the public's awareness about self-changes as a way of recovering from alcohol problems...
  47. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with untreated remissions from alcohol abuse or dependence
    J A Cunningham
    Addiction Research Foundation Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 25:317-21. 2000
    ..The second is a population of individuals who drink heavily at some point in their lives, experience some problems, and then "mature out" of this stage in their life as they age and take on other life roles...
  48. ncbi request reprint The role of relevancy in normative feedback for university students' drinking patterns
    Kelly E McShane
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Addict Behav 28:1523-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether varying the relevancy of the comparison group would result in greater motivation for changes in alcohol use...
  49. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking timeline followback for problem drinkers: preliminary comparison with agency records of treatment contacts
    F C Breslin
    Addiction Research Foundation Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol 62:262-7. 2001
    ..A pilot study assessed the utility of the Timeline Followback (TLFB) method to collect information on help seeking...
  50. ncbi request reprint Intravenous and non-intravenous cocaine abusers admitted to inpatient detoxification treatment: a 3-year medical-chart review of patient characteristics and predictors of treatment re-admission
    Russell C Callaghan
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 3G3
    Drug Alcohol Depend 68:323-8. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in detoxification: predictors of completion and re-admission
    Russell C Callaghan
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2S1
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:399-407. 2002
    ..For both the final prediction models, gender was not a significant factor. The treatment implications of these findings are discussed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Does stage-of-change predict dropout in a culturally diverse sample of adolescents admitted to inpatient substance-abuse treatment? A test of the Transtheoretical Model
    Russell C Callaghan
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 30:1834-47. 2005
    ..This study provides important empirical support for the predictive utility of the stage-of-change construct among a culturally diverse sample of adolescents admitted to an inpatient substance-abuse treatment program...
  53. ncbi request reprint Access to the Internet among drinkers, smokers and illicit drug users: is it a barrier to the provision of interventions on the World Wide Web?
    John A Cunningham
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Toronto, Ontario, CA
    Med Inform Internet Med 31:53-8. 2006
    ..This paper explored whether access to the Internet was a potential barrier to the provision of services for smokers, drinkers and illicit drug users...
  54. pmc Online social and professional support for smokers trying to quit: an exploration of first time posts from 2562 members
    Peter Selby
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 12:e34. 2010
    ..However, to date there has been little research to guide development of this particular feature of Web-assisted tobacco interventions (WATIs)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Does progressive stage transition mean getting better? A test of the Transtheoretical Model in alcoholism recovery
    Russell C Callaghan
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Addiction 102:1588-96. 2007
    ..e. pre-contemplation, contemplation); and (assumption 2) individuals remaining in the pre-action stages across time will not demonstrate clinically relevant improvement in drinking outcomes...
  56. doi request reprint Motivators for resolving or seeking help for gambling problems: a review of the empirical literature
    Helen Suurvali
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Suite T527, Toronto, ON, M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 26:1-33. 2010
    ..failed) resolution, as well as on the ways in which disordered gamblers are able to overcome specific barriers to seeking help or reaching resolution...
  57. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism: beliefs and attitudes among Canadian alcoholism treatment practitioners
    E E Meza
    Addiction Research Foundation Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 46:167-72. 2001
    ..Agreement on several areas may facilitate bridging the gap across disciplines. The implications of these results are discussed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Internet-based self-assessment of drinking--3-month follow-up data
    Anja Koski-Jännes
    Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    Addict Behav 32:533-42. 2007
    ..000) in all the outcome measures. The service appealed more to women than men, but there were no sex differences in drinking-related outcomes. The results supported the further development of this model to a randomized controlled trial...
  59. ncbi request reprint Promoting self-change with alcohol abusers: a community-level mail intervention based on natural recovery studies
    Linda Carter Sobell
    Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:936-48. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Controlled study of brief personalized assessment-feedback for drinkers interested in self-help
    T Cameron Wild
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Addiction 102:241-50. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that problem drinkers would benefit more from the intervention than individuals who were not problem drinkers...
  61. pmc Barriers to tobacco cessation
    John A Cunningham
    CMAJ 175:388. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Social pressure, coercion, and client engagement at treatment entry: a self-determination theory perspective
    T Cameron Wild
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Research Laboratory, University of Alberta, 13 133 Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2T3
    Addict Behav 31:1858-72. 2006
    ..18-.31, ps<.05). Results suggest that the presence of legal referral and/or social network pressures to quit, cut down, and/or enter treatment does not affect client engagement at treatment entry...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a quick drinking screen with the timeline followback for individuals with alcohol problems
    Linda Carter Sobell
    Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:858-61. 2003
    ..g., limited time; no resources). This article compares results obtained by using a QF measure and a DE measure to assess problem drinkers' pretreatment drinking...
  64. ncbi request reprint Little use of treatment among problem gamblers
    John A Cunningham
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1024-5. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Risk curves: gambling with data
    John A Cunningham
    Addiction 101:1214-5; author reply 1215-6. 2006
  66. ncbi request reprint Regression to the mean: what does it mean?
    John A Cunningham
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:580; author reply 581. 2006
  67. doi request reprint Problem gamblers' interest in self-help services
    John A Cunningham
    Psychiatr Serv 59:695-6. 2008

Research Grants6

  1. Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers
    John A Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Secondary hypotheses will test the impact of the intervention on help seeking, and explore the mediating or moderating role of perceived drinking norms, perceived risk and the problem drinker's social reasons for drinking. ..
  2. Internet-based intervention for problem drinking
    John Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Secondary hypotheses will address the mediating or moderating role of perceived drinking norms, perceived risk and the problem drinker's social reasons for drinking. ..
  3. Internet-based intervention for problem drinking
    John Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Secondary hypotheses will address the mediating or moderating role of perceived drinking norms, perceived risk and the problem drinker's social reasons for drinking. ..
  4. Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers
    John Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Secondary hypotheses will test the impact of the intervention on help seeking, and explore the mediating or moderating role of perceived drinking norms, perceived risk and the problem drinker's social reasons for drinking. ..