Mark Asbridge

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Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The "homogamy" of road rage: understanding the relationship between victimization and offending among aggressive and violent motorists
    Mark Asbridge
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Violence Vict 18:517-31. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Drugs and driving: when science and policy don't mix
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7
    Can J Public Health 97:283-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Cycling-related crash risk and the role of cannabis and alcohol: a case-crossover study
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1V7, Canada Electronic address
    Prev Med 66:80-6. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Cannabis and traffic collision risk: findings from a case-crossover study of injured drivers presenting to emergency departments
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Centre for Clinical Research, Dalhousie University, 4th Floor, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, B3H 1V7, Canada
    Int J Public Health 59:395-404. 2014
  5. pmc Elevated depressive symptoms and adolescent injury: examining associations by injury frequency, injury type, and gender
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:190. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Driving frequency and Its impact on road rage offending and victimization: a view from opportunity theory
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Violence Vict 28:602-18. 2013
  7. pmc Physicians' attitudes towards office-based delivery of methadone maintenance therapy: results from a cross-sectional survey of Nova Scotia primary-care physicians
    Jessica Dooley
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7, Canada
    Harm Reduct J 9:20. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Cell phone use and traffic crash risk: a culpability analysis
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 42:259-67. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Private space second-hand smoke exposure and the mental health of non-smokers: a cross-sectional analysis of Canadian adults
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1V7
    Addict Behav 38:1679-86. 2013
  10. pmc Acute cannabis consumption and motor vehicle collision risk: systematic review of observational studies and meta-analysis
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1V7
    BMJ 344:e536. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The "homogamy" of road rage: understanding the relationship between victimization and offending among aggressive and violent motorists
    Mark Asbridge
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Violence Vict 18:517-31. 2003
    ..Moreover, road rage was not isolated among young adults; rather, road rage was prominent across all ages, with the exception of seniors. Consistent with the existing literature, road rage was higher in urban settings...
  2. ncbi request reprint Drugs and driving: when science and policy don't mix
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7
    Can J Public Health 97:283-5. 2006
    ..Finally, a brief surveillance of international policy literature on drugs and driving is offered, along with some sober thoughts on the potential difficulties that may emerge in the enforcement of the proposed legislation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cycling-related crash risk and the role of cannabis and alcohol: a case-crossover study
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1V7, Canada Electronic address
    Prev Med 66:80-6. 2014
    ..To examine whether alcohol and cannabis consumption increase crash risk among non-fatally injured bicyclists (N=393) seen in three Canadian emergency departments, between April 2009 and July 2011...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cannabis and traffic collision risk: findings from a case-crossover study of injured drivers presenting to emergency departments
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Centre for Clinical Research, Dalhousie University, 4th Floor, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, B3H 1V7, Canada
    Int J Public Health 59:395-404. 2014
    ..This study examined whether acute cannabis use leads to an increased collision risk...
  5. pmc Elevated depressive symptoms and adolescent injury: examining associations by injury frequency, injury type, and gender
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:190. 2014
    ..This study examines the association of elevated depressive symptoms with injury, including total number of injuries and injury type. Gender differences are also considered...
  6. ncbi request reprint Driving frequency and Its impact on road rage offending and victimization: a view from opportunity theory
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Violence Vict 28:602-18. 2013
    ..Although a clear relationship exists between kilometers driven and experiences of road rage, evidence emerged suggesting there may be a threshold whereby increased opportunities for road rage do not lead to road rage behavior...
  7. pmc Physicians' attitudes towards office-based delivery of methadone maintenance therapy: results from a cross-sectional survey of Nova Scotia primary-care physicians
    Jessica Dooley
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7, Canada
    Harm Reduct J 9:20. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint Cell phone use and traffic crash risk: a culpability analysis
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 42:259-67. 2013
    ..The association between crash culpability and cell phone use was determined, with additional subgroup analyses based on crash severity, driver characteristics and type of licence...
  9. doi request reprint Private space second-hand smoke exposure and the mental health of non-smokers: a cross-sectional analysis of Canadian adults
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1V7
    Addict Behav 38:1679-86. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Acute cannabis consumption and motor vehicle collision risk: systematic review of observational studies and meta-analysis
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1V7
    BMJ 344:e536. 2012
    ..To determine whether the acute consumption of cannabis (cannabinoids) by drivers increases the risk of a motor vehicle collision...
  11. pmc Whither RDS? An investigation of Respondent Driven Sampling as a method of recruiting mainstream marijuana users
    Andrew D Hathaway
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1
    Harm Reduct J 7:15. 2010
    ..Because they are less visible, responsible recreational users of illicit drugs have been more difficult to study...
  12. doi request reprint The relationship of home smoking bans to the physical and mental health of smokers
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1V7, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:70-7. 2011
    ..The second suggests that home smoking bans have a negative relationship to smokers' mental health by increasing marginalization and social isolation...
  13. doi request reprint Driving under the influence of alcohol: examining ethno-specific rates and the mediating effects of psychological distress and harmful and problematic drinking
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1408-15. 2010
    ..Implications of study findings are considered with respect to the role of ethnicity in impaired driving research and its impact on programs and policies directed at reducing impaired driving...
  14. doi request reprint Homicide in Chicago from 1890 to 1930: prohibition and its impact on alcohol- and non-alcohol-related homicides
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Addiction 104:355-64. 2009
    ..The aim of the current paper is to examine the impact of the enactment of constitutional prohibition in the United States in 1920 on total homicides, alcohol-related homicides and non-alcohol-related homicides in Chicago...
  15. ncbi request reprint Motor vehicle collision risk and driving under the influence of cannabis: evidence from adolescents in Atlantic Canada
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 37:1025-34. 2005
    ..A series of models were analyzed adjusting for demographic characteristics, driver experience, and substance use...
  16. ncbi request reprint The criminalization of impaired driving in Canada: assessing the deterrent impact of Canada's first per se law
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1V7, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol 65:450-9. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Ethno-specific patterns of adolescent tobacco use and the mediating role of acculturation, peer smoking, and sibling smoking
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Addiction 100:1340-51. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study are to identify the relationship between ethnic identity and tobacco use, and to examine the mediating effects of peer and sibling smoking and acculturation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Can we prevent road rage?
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Trauma Violence Abuse 7:109-21. 2006
    ..The strengths and weaknesses of these strategies are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-reported collision risk associated with cannabis use and driving after cannabis use among Ontario adults
    Robert E Mann
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:115-22. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use and self-reported collisions in a representative sample of adult drivers
    Robert E Mann
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Safety Res 38:669-74. 2007
    ..This study examines the relationships between collision involvement and several measures of cannabis use, including driving after using cannabis, among drivers, based on a population survey of Ontario adults in 2002 and 2003...
  21. doi request reprint Suicidal behaviours in adolescents in Nova Scotia, Canada: protective associations with measures of social capital
    Donald B Langille
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, B3H 3H7, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1549-55. 2012
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal associations of importance of religion and frequency of service attendance with depression risk among adolescents in Nova Scotia
    Daniel Rasic
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Psychiatry 58:291-9. 2013
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Risk of depression and multiple sexual risk-taking behaviours in adolescents in Nova Scotia, Canada
    Don Langille
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Sex Health 9:254-60. 2012
    ..We tested associations between multiple sexual risk-taking and risk of depression, controlling for other factors, including social capital, in high school students in Nova Scotia, Canada...
  24. ncbi request reprint Age group differences in collision risk
    Robert E Mann
    Social and Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Safety Res 41:445-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of the current study was to examine differences in factors associated with self-reported collision involvement of three age groups of drivers based on a large representative sample of Ontario adults...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adolescent passengers of drunk drivers: a multi-level exploration into the inequities of risk and safety
    Christiane Poulin
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Addiction 102:51-61. 2007
    ..This study determined the individual-, neighbourhood- and provincial-level effects of rural residence, socio-economic status (SES), substance use and driving behaviours on adolescents' riding with a drunk driver (RDD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effects of drinking-driving laws: a test of the differential deterrence hypothesis
    Robert E Mann
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 98:1531-6. 2003
    ..We test the differential deterrence hypothesis which would predict that social or lighter drinkers would be more affected by the Administrative Driver's License Suspension law than heavier drinkers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Associations of sexual risk-taking with having intercourse before 15 years in adolescent females in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Donald B Langille
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H3H7, Canada
    Sex Health 7:199-204. 2010
    ..This study was carried out to determine whether having first vaginal intercourse before 15 years of age is independently associated with sexual risk behaviours in Canadian female adolescents aged from 15 to 19 years...
  28. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations of cannabis and illicit drug use with depression, suicidal ideation and suicidal attempts among Nova Scotia high school students
    Daniel Rasic
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 129:49-53. 2013
    ..To examine associations of cannabis and other illicit drug use with depression, suicidal ideation and suicidal attempts over a two year period during adolescence...
  29. ncbi request reprint The utilization of antidepressants and benzodiazepines among people with major depression in Canada
    Chiranjeev Sanyal
    Graduate Student, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Psychiatry 56:667-76. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence matters: examining longitudinal association between smoking and physical activity among Canadian adults
    Sunday Azagba
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1V71, Canada Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:652-7. 2013
    ..This study examined whether levels of nicotine dependence modify the association between leisure time physical activity and smoking status...
  31. ncbi request reprint Drinking-driving fatalities and consumption of beer, wine and spirits
    Robert E Mann
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:321-5. 2006
    ..In North America, beer is taxed at a lower rate than other alcoholic beverages. The role of taxation policies as determinants of drinking-driving deaths is discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint The association between smoking bans and nicotine dependence: a longitudinal analysis of current smokers in Canada
    Sunday Azagba
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7, Canada Electronic address
    Addict Behav 38:2817-20. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether home and workplace smoking bans are associated with reduced nicotine dependence among continuing smokers...
  33. ncbi request reprint School connectedness and susceptibility to smoking among adolescents in Canada
    Sunday Azagba
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1458-63. 2013
    ..The current study examines whether school connectedness has an independent protective effect on smoking susceptibility among younger adolescents...
  34. ncbi request reprint Passengers' decisions to ride with a driver under the influence of either alcohol or cannabis
    Jennifer Cartwright
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3L 1W6
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:86-95. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to identify the risk factors associated with passenger decisions to ride with a driver who is under the influence of either alcohol or cannabis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in associations of school connectedness with adolescent sexual risk-taking in Nova Scotia, Canada
    Donald B Langille
    Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3H7, Canada
    J Sch Health 84:387-95. 2014
    ..Understanding any such differences could contribute to better supporting the school environment to promote youth sexual health...
  36. pmc Suicidality, bullying and other conduct and mental health correlates of traumatic brain injury in adolescents
    Gabriela Ilie
    Division of Neurosurgery and Injury Prevention Research Office, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e94936. 2014
    ..We report lifetime TBI and adverse mental health and conduct behaviours associated with TBI among adolescents from a population-based sample in Ontario...
  37. ncbi request reprint An overview of injuries to adolescents and young adults related to substance use: data from Canadian emergency departments
    Karen Black
    Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    CJEM 11:330-6. 2009
    ..This paper provides an overview of alcohol-related injury among adolescents and young adults presenting to Canadian emergency departments (EDs)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Associations of risk of depression with sexual risk taking among adolescents in Nova Scotia high schools
    Kevin Wilson
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Psychiatry 55:577-85. 2010
    ..We examined the relation between depression and sexual risk-taking behaviours in adolescents after accounting for the effects of other variables...
  39. ncbi request reprint Public place restrictions on smoking in Canada: assessing the role of the state, media, science and public health advocacy
    Mark Asbridge
    Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, 725 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2J4
    Soc Sci Med 58:13-24. 2004
    ..Results lend support to the quantitative study of the policy adoption process and to theories of policy making that consider multiple influences on policy adoption...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prevalance and determinants of antidepressant use among Canadian Forces members experiencing major depressive episodes
    Chiranjeev Sanyal
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 18:e54-64. 2011
    ..Major depression affects a significant proportion of individuals including those serving in the military; but, there is less information on the pharmacological treatment they receive...
  41. ncbi request reprint Health-compromising behaviors among a multi-ethnic sample of Canadian high school students: risk-enhancing effects of discrimination and acculturation
    Catherine Brown
    a Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 13:158-78. 2014
    ..Results confirm that experiences of discrimination and acculturation are risk enhancing, whereas active cultural retention appears to protect ethnic youth from participation in health-compromising activities. ..
  42. pmc Bodychecking rules and concussion in elite hockey
    Laura Donaldson
    Division of Neurosurgery and Injury Prevention Research Office, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e69122. 2013
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Diet quality and academic performance
    Michelle D Florence
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Sch Health 78:209-15; quiz 239-41. 2008
    ..This study examines the association between overall diet quality and academic performance...
  44. pmc The relationship of sex and risk behaviours to students' use of school-based health centres in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
    Donald B Langille
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Paediatr Child Health 13:605-9. 2008
    ..The present study examined the use of SBHCs at three high schools in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, to determine the extent to which SBHCs reach students at risk, and whether there are sex differences with respect to this reach...
  45. doi request reprint Alcohol- or drug-use disorders and motor vehicle accident mortality: a retrospective cohort study
    Russell C Callaghan
    Northern Medical Program, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 53:149-55. 2013
    ..Given that illicit drug users are often unaware of or misperceive the impacts of drug use on safe driving, it may be important for health-service or public-health interventions to address such biases and improve road safety...
  46. ncbi request reprint Passengers' Decisions to Ride With a Driver Under the Infl uence of Either Alcohol or Cannabis
    Jennifer Cartwright
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3L 1W6
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:86-95. 2011
    ..J. Stud. Alcohol Drugs, 72, 86-95, 2011)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric distress among road rage victims and perpetrators
    Reginald G Smart
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1
    Can J Psychiatry 48:681-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the relation between psychiatric distress and road rage, paying particular attention to the potential link between psychiatric illness and frequent involvement in serious forms of road rage...
  48. ncbi request reprint Illicit drug use, alcohol use and problem drinking among infrequent and frequent road ragers
    Jennifer E Butters
    Centre for Urban Health Initiatives, University College, Room 259A, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 3H7
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:169-75. 2005
    ..Further work is needed to identify the mechanisms by which illicit drug use and problem drinking are linked to road rage...
  49. ncbi request reprint Letter to the editor and reply on: "Drugs and driving," Traffic Injury Prevention, 5:241-253, 2004
    Mark Asbridge
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:197; author reply 197. 2005
  50. doi request reprint Our favourite melodies: musical consumption and teenage lifestyles
    Julian Tanner
    Department of Social Science, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Canada
    Br J Sociol 59:117-44. 2008
    ..Our findings are then discussed in the light of current debates about the nature and dimensions of listening audiences for music...