S R Currie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance and predictors of treatment response to cognitive-behavior therapy for insomnia secondary to chronic pain
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Ottawa, School of Psychology, Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Behav Med 25:135-53. 2002
  2. doi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint Examining the predictive validity of low-risk gambling limits with longitudinal data
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Addiction 107:400-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Replication of low-risk gambling limits using canadian provincial gambling prevalence data
    Shawn R Currie
    Mental Health Information and Evaluation Unit, Calgary Health Region, Mental Health and Addictions Services, 206, 301 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2A1
    J Gambl Stud 24:321-35. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. ncbi request reprint More data on major depression as an antecedent risk factor for first onset of chronic back pain
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, CanadaUniversity of Calgary, Canada
    Psychol Med 35:1275-82. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Agreement among subjective, objective, and collateral measures of insomnia in postwithdrawal recovering alcoholics
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Behav Sleep Med 2:148-61. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance and predictors of treatment response to cognitive-behavior therapy for insomnia secondary to chronic pain
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Ottawa, School of Psychology, Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Behav Med 25:135-53. 2002
    ..These results suggest that patients with insomnia secondary to chronic medical conditions can be helped with cognitive-behavior therapy, although most individuals continue to have mild or subthreshold sleep problems at posttreatment...
  2. doi request reprint 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...
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. doi request reprint Replication of low-risk gambling limits using canadian provincial gambling prevalence data
    Shawn R Currie
    Mental Health Information and Evaluation Unit, Calgary Health Region, Mental Health and Addictions Services, 206, 301 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2A1
    J Gambl Stud 24:321-35. 2008
    ..These results provide additional evidence supporting the validity of the low-risk gambling limits. Quantitative limits could be used to augment existing responsible gambling guidelines...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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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  8. ncbi request reprint More data on major depression as an antecedent risk factor for first onset of chronic back pain
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, CanadaUniversity of Calgary, Canada
    Psychol Med 35:1275-82. 2005
    ..In the present study, we examined major depression as both an antecedent risk factor and consequence of chronic back pain (CBP) in the general population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Agreement among subjective, objective, and collateral measures of insomnia in postwithdrawal recovering alcoholics
    Shawn R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Behav Sleep Med 2:148-61. 2004
    ..Given that such high levels of disagreement can occur in individual participants, researchers are advised to use a combination of sleep measures to assess insomnia in this population...
  10. ncbi request reprint 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive assessment of insomnia in recovering alcoholics using daily sleep diaries and ambulatory monitoring
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1262-9. 2003
    ..In the present study, sleep was assessed at home over the course of a week using both subjective and objective sleep measures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influence of depression and gender on smoking expectancies and temptations in alcoholics in early recovery
    S R Currie
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Subst Abuse 13:443-58. 2001
    ..The role of outcome expectancies and major depression in maintaining smoking behavior in a high-risk group of smokers, such as recovering alcoholics, has not been thoroughly examined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral treatment of insomnia secondary to chronic pain
    S R Currie
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:407-16. 2000
    ..These results provide the 1st evidence from a randomized controlled trial that CBT is an effective treatment for insomnia that is secondary to chronically painful medical conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Motivational enhancement and self-help treatments for problem gambling
    D C Hodgins
    Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:50-7. 2001
    ..Overall, these results support the effectiveness of a brief telephone and mail-based treatment for problem gambling...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. doi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint A population-based study on ways of dealing with daily stress: comparisons among individuals with mental disorders, with long-term general medical conditions and healthy people
    Jianli Wang
    Dept of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary AB, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:666-74. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does providing extended relapse prevention bibliotherapy to problem gamblers improve outcome?
    David C Hodgins
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 23:41-54. 2007
    ..However, providing the overview booklet may be a low cost, easy to access alternative for individuals who have quit gambling...
  24. ncbi request reprint 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...
  25. doi request reprint Disordered gambling among higher-frequency gamblers: who is at risk?
    D C Hodgins
    Psychology Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Med 42:2433-44. 2012
    ..Among frequent gamblers, some individuals develop problematic involvement and some do not. This study addresses the association among demographic and social risk factors, frequency of gambling and gambling disorders...
  26. doi request reprint Stacked Deck: an effective, school-based program for the prevention of problem gambling
    Robert J Williams
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, TIJ 3X1, Canada
    J Prim Prev 31:109-25. 2010
    ..There was no change in involvement in high risk activities or money lost gambling. These results indicate that Stacked Deck is a promising curriculum for the prevention of problem gambling...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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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