Shawn R Currie

Summary

Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Survey of smoking cessation services in Canadian addiction programs
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:59-65. 2003
  2. doi Examining the predictive validity of low-risk gambling limits with longitudinal data
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Addiction 107:400-6. 2012
  3. doi Validity of the Problem Gambling Severity Index interpretive categories
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 29:311-27. 2013
  4. doi Randomized trial of brief motivational treatments for pathological gamblers: More is not necessarily better
    David C Hodgins
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:950-60. 2009
  5. ncbi Outcome from a community-based smoking cessation program for persons with serious mental illness
    Shawn R Currie
    Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Information and Evaluation Unit, Calgary Health Region, Mental Health and Psychiatric Services, 206, 301 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2A1
    Community Ment Health J 44:187-94. 2008
  6. ncbi Confirmatory factor analysis of the Reasons for Smoking Scale in alcoholics
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:465-70. 2004
  7. ncbi Outcome from integrated pain management treatment for recovering substance abusers
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Pain 4:91-100. 2003
  8. doi A Canadian population level analysis of the roles of irrational gambling cognitions and risky gambling practices as correlates of gambling intensity and pathological gambling
    Natalie V Miller
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 24:257-74. 2008
  9. ncbi Risk of harm among gamblers in the general population as a function of level of participation in gambling activities
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Addiction 101:570-80. 2006
  10. ncbi Chronic back pain and major depression in the general Canadian population
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Pain 107:54-60. 2004

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi Survey of smoking cessation services in Canadian addiction programs
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:59-65. 2003
    ..The majority of programs surveyed stated their program placed 'very little' emphasis on smoking. Smoking was relatively unrestricted in residential programs. The implications of these findings for substance abuse treatment are discussed...
  2. doi Examining the predictive validity of low-risk gambling limits with longitudinal data
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Addiction 107:400-6. 2012
    ..2006) on future harm. To identify demographic, behavioural, clinical and environmental factors that predict the shift from low- to high-risk gambling habits over time...
  3. doi Validity of the Problem Gambling Severity Index interpretive categories
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 29:311-27. 2013
    ..The validity of these categories was improved with a simple modification to the scoring system...
  4. doi Randomized trial of brief motivational treatments for pathological gamblers: More is not necessarily better
    David C Hodgins
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:950-60. 2009
    ..These results provide further support for the value of brief motivational treatments for pathological gambling...
  5. ncbi Outcome from a community-based smoking cessation program for persons with serious mental illness
    Shawn R Currie
    Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Information and Evaluation Unit, Calgary Health Region, Mental Health and Psychiatric Services, 206, 301 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2A1
    Community Ment Health J 44:187-94. 2008
    ..Psychotropic medication dosages did not vary over time in quitters or non-quitters. No reductions in smoking were observed among non-quitters. Quitting smoking had no untoward effects on symptoms of mental illness or general functioning...
  6. ncbi Confirmatory factor analysis of the Reasons for Smoking Scale in alcoholics
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:465-70. 2004
    ..Internal consistency and convergent validity of the factors also were found to be good. The RSS appears to be an internally valid instrument for assessing smoking motives in alcoholics...
  7. ncbi Outcome from integrated pain management treatment for recovering substance abusers
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Pain 4:91-100. 2003
    ..These results suggest that persons with concurrent chronic pain and substance use disorders are responsive to an integrated treatment model of pain management and relapse prevention...
  8. doi A Canadian population level analysis of the roles of irrational gambling cognitions and risky gambling practices as correlates of gambling intensity and pathological gambling
    Natalie V Miller
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 24:257-74. 2008
    ..Interactions with gender are reported and discussed. These findings demonstrate the importance of both gambling cognitions and gambling practices upon the intensity of gambling and pathological gambling...
  9. ncbi Risk of harm among gamblers in the general population as a function of level of participation in gambling activities
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Addiction 101:570-80. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between gambling behaviours and risk of gambling-related harm in a nationally representative population sample...
  10. ncbi Chronic back pain and major depression in the general Canadian population
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Pain 107:54-60. 2004
    ..The combination of chronic back pain and major depression was associated with greater disability than either condition alone, although pain severity was found to be the strongest overall predictor of disability...
  11. ncbi Antidepressant utilization in Canada
    Cynthia A Beck
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:799-807. 2005
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  12. ncbi Factor validation of the addiction severity index scale structure in persons with concurrent disorders
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Psychol Assess 16:326-9. 2004
    ..The 5 EIs were moderately correlated (rs =.42-.72) with the interviewer severity ratings from the ASI. Evaluation studies involving concurrent disordered substance abusers should use the EIs as summary measures of change...
  13. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioural interventions for insomnia in recovering alcoholics
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Addiction 99:1121-32. 2004
    ..To test the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioural approach to treating disturbed sleep in abstinent alcoholics...
  14. ncbi Comorbidity of major depression with substance use disorders
    Shawn R Currie
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:660-6. 2005
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  15. ncbi Psychotropic medication use in Canada
    Cynthia A Beck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:605-13. 2005
    ..2) offers the first opportunity to characterize Canadian psychotropic medication use on a national level within diagnostic groups as assessed by a full version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI)...