T Toneatto

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Cognitive versus behavioral treatment of concurrent alcohol dependence and agoraphobia: a pilot study
    Tony Toneatto
    Department of Clinical Research, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 30:115-25. 2005
  2. ncbi Does mindfulness meditation improve anxiety and mood symptoms? A review of the controlled research
    Tony Toneatto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:260-6. 2007
  3. ncbi A perspective on problem gambling treatment: issues and challenges
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 21:73-80. 2005
  4. ncbi Effect of a new casino on problem gambling in treatment-seeking substance abusers
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1
    Can J Psychiatry 48:40-4. 2003
  5. ncbi Patterns of substance use in treatment-seeking problem gamblers: impact on treatment outcomes
    Tony Toneatto
    Clincal Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychol 58:853-9. 2002
  6. ncbi Pathological gambling in treatment-seeking substance abusers
    Tony Toneatto
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 27:465-9. 2002
  7. ncbi Assessing and treating problem gambling: empirical status and promising trends
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:517-25. 2004
  8. ncbi Diagnostic subgroups within a sample of comorbid substance abusers: correlates and characteristics
    T Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Addict 9:253-64. 2000
  9. doi Community treatment for problem gambling: sex differences in outcome and process
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:468-75. 2009
  10. ncbi Treatment of pathological gambling: a critical review of the literature
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:284-92. 2003

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi Cognitive versus behavioral treatment of concurrent alcohol dependence and agoraphobia: a pilot study
    Tony Toneatto
    Department of Clinical Research, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 30:115-25. 2005
    ..Approximately one-third of the subjects made clinically relevant gains on both alcohol and anxiety symptoms. A brief BT for concurrent alcohol dependence and agoraphobia appears encouraging...
  2. ncbi Does mindfulness meditation improve anxiety and mood symptoms? A review of the controlled research
    Tony Toneatto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:260-6. 2007
    ..To review the impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on symptoms of anxiety and depression in a range of clinical populations...
  3. ncbi A perspective on problem gambling treatment: issues and challenges
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 21:73-80. 2005
    ..Each challenge is defined and potential resolutions suggested...
  4. ncbi Effect of a new casino on problem gambling in treatment-seeking substance abusers
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1
    Can J Psychiatry 48:40-4. 2003
    ..There is some evidence that the introduction of a new casino in the community increased the SOGS scores for subjects who gambled most frequently on such casino-related gaming as slot machines, cards, and casino games...
  5. ncbi Patterns of substance use in treatment-seeking problem gamblers: impact on treatment outcomes
    Tony Toneatto
    Clincal Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychol 58:853-9. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that gamblers are more likely to be involved with drug and medication use compared to the general population, but that such histories are not associated with gambling treatment outcomes...
  6. ncbi Pathological gambling in treatment-seeking substance abusers
    Tony Toneatto
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 27:465-9. 2002
    ..5%), and opiate abusers (4.8%). Men also reported higher rates of pathological gambling (11.9%) than women (7.5%). Individuals with a pathological gambling problem tended to report family histories of gambling problems as well...
  7. ncbi Assessing and treating problem gambling: empirical status and promising trends
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:517-25. 2004
    ..This paper summarizes current knowledge about treating problem gambling and describes developments in the assessment, psychology, and biology of problem gambling that may be important for treatment...
  8. ncbi Diagnostic subgroups within a sample of comorbid substance abusers: correlates and characteristics
    T Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Addict 9:253-64. 2000
    ..Patients with a diagnosis of adjustment disorder appeared to be functioning relatively better. Implications of studying the heterogeneity of comorbidity are discussed...
  9. doi Community treatment for problem gambling: sex differences in outcome and process
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:468-75. 2009
    ..g., identification of high-risk situations, gambling beliefs and attitudes) to be less helpful. Implications for identifying treatment needs of women seeking problem gambling treatment are discussed...
  10. ncbi Treatment of pathological gambling: a critical review of the literature
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:284-92. 2003
    ..Recommendations to improve gambling treatment research include better validated psychometric measures, inclusion of process measures, better definition of outcomes, and more precise definition of treatments...
  11. ncbi The SCL-90 factor structure in comorbid substance abusers
    M Zack
    Addiction Research Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Subst Abuse 10:85-101. 1998
    ..These findings are consistent with previous studies that obtained a single predominant factor, and suggest that the SCL-90 primarily taps general psychiatric distress in comorbid substance abusers...
  12. ncbi Clinical use of benzodiazepines and decreased memory activation in anxious problem drinkers
    M Zack
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:174-82. 1999
    ..Degree of activation also correlated with a drug's affinity for the BZD receptor. These preliminary results suggest that BZD-induced amnesia may contribute to the therapeutic effects of these drugs in anxious problem drinkers...
  13. ncbi Lifetime rates of alcoholism in adults with anxiety, depression, or co-morbid depression/anxiety: a community survey of Ontario
    David Gratzer
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 79:209-15. 2004
    ..In the current study we examined the possible confounding and/or additive effects of co-morbid depression/anxiety in understanding these relationships...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of naltrexone in the treatment of concurrent alcohol use disorder and pathological gambling
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada tony
    Am J Addict 18:219-25. 2009
    ..However, a strong time effect was found suggesting that treatment, in general, was effective. The use of naltrexone to treat concurrent alcohol use and gambling problems was not supported...
  16. doi Treatment seeking among Ontario problem gamblers: results of a population survey
    Helen Suurvali
    Social, Prevention, and Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1343-6. 2008
    ..This study examined help seeking for gambling concerns among people with different levels of gambling problems...
  17. ncbi Examining the link between drinking-driving and depressed mood
    Gina Stoduto
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:777-80. 2008
    ..In this work, we examine the association between depressed mood and self-reported driving after drinking in a large representative sample of adults in Ontario...
  18. doi Interpersonal group psychotherapy for comorbid alcohol dependence and non-psychotic psychiatric disorders
    Jan Malat
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Addict 17:402-7. 2008
    ..This study yields preliminary evidence in support of MIGT as a useful treatment approach for an alcohol-dependent population with psychiatric comorbidity...
  19. doi Effectiveness of community-based treatment for problem gambling: a quasi-experimental evaluation of cognitive-behavioral vs. twelve-step therapy
    Tony Toneatto
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada tony
    Am J Addict 17:298-303. 2008
    ..Participants who attended more sessions and chose an initial abstinent treatment goal appeared to achieve better outcomes...
  20. doi Alexithymia and pathological gambling
    Tony Toneatto
    Addiction Section, Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1 tony
    J Addict Dis 28:193-8. 2009
    ..Although a correlational study, the evidence suggests that further investigation of the clinical significance of alexithymia in individuals with severe gambling pathology is indicated...
  21. ncbi Anxiety and explicit alcohol-related memory in problem drinkers
    Martin Zack
    Clinical Neuroscience Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 27:331-43. 2002
    ..g., craving, expectancies) to alcohol stimuli in anxious problem drinkers...
  22. ncbi Metacognition and substance use
    T Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Addiction Research Foundation, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Addict Behav 24:167-74. 1999
    ..An interaction between metacognitive effects and consequences and the type of cognitive event was found...
  23. ncbi Overlap of clusters of psychiatric symptoms among clients of a comprehensive addiction treatment service
    Saulo Castel
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:28-35. 2006
    ..Clients with more substance use disorders presented more psychiatric symptoms...
  24. ncbi Cognitive psychopathology of problem gambling
    T Toneatto
    Clinical, Social and Evaluation Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 34:1593-604. 1999
    ..In addition, gambling-relevant beliefs about the self are also discussed, including entitlement, omnipotence, cognitive reasoning, and magical thinking...
  25. ncbi Implicit activation of alcohol concepts by negative affective cues distinguishes between problem drinkers with high and low psychiatric distress
    M Zack
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 108:518-31. 1999
    ..Results corroborate in vivo cue reactivity studies and indicate a functional difference between problem drinkers with high and low PD...
  26. ncbi A framework for reporting outcomes in problem gambling treatment research: the Banff, Alberta Consensus
    Michael Walker
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 101:504-11. 2006
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  27. doi Problem gamblers' interest in self-help services
    John A Cunningham
    Psychiatr Serv 59:695-6. 2008
  28. ncbi Screening for mental health problems among patients with substance use disorders: preliminary findings on the validation of a self-assessment instrument
    Saulo Castel
    Whitby Mental Health Centre, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:22-7. 2007
    ..We conducted a preliminary study on the validation of the Psychiatric Diagnostic Screening Questionnaire (PDSQ) among patients seeking treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs)...
  29. ncbi Minimal treatment approaches for concerned significant others of problem gamblers: a randomized controlled trial
    David C Hodgins
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N W, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N1N4
    J Gambl Stud 23:215-30. 2007
    ..There was no difference in the number who had entered treatment. It may be that CSOs require more guidance and follow-up support to achieve these goals using the CRAFT procedures and strategies...