Nady el-Guebaly

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders with occupational status and disability in a community sample
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Psychiatr Serv 58:659-67. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation approaches for persons with mental illness or addictive disorders
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Center of the Calgary Health Region in Alberta, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1166-70. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Public health and therapeutic aspects of smoking bans in mental health and addiction settings
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Foothills Hospital Addiction Centre, Calgary Regional Health Authority, 1403 Twenty ninth Street N W, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1617-22. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling, comorbidities and treatment outcome: is the bronze standard good enough? A case study
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Foothills Hospital Addiction Centre, University of Calgary, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2T9
    J Gambl Stud 21:41-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Are attempts at moderate drinking by patients with alcohol dependency a form of Russian roulette?
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:266-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Forum: For a balanced and integrated legislated control of cannabis
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Division, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:116-21. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Designing a longitudinal cohort study of gambling in Alberta: rationale, methods, and challenges
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Division, Foothills Addictions Program, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N T29
    J Gambl Stud 24:479-504. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological associations between gambling behavior, substance use & mood and anxiety disorders
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 22:275-87. 2006
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders with occupational status and disability in a community sample
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Psychiatr Serv 58:659-67. 2007
    ..This study examined associations between mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance dependence or harmful alcohol use, and occupational status and disability in a general population sample...
  2. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation approaches for persons with mental illness or addictive disorders
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Center of the Calgary Health Region in Alberta, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1166-70. 2002
    ..They also tend to smoke more heavily than other smokers. This critical review of the literature identified 24 empirical studies of outcomes of smoking cessation approaches used with samples of persons with mental disorders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Public health and therapeutic aspects of smoking bans in mental health and addiction settings
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Foothills Hospital Addiction Centre, Calgary Regional Health Authority, 1403 Twenty ninth Street N W, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1617-22. 2002
    ..A concern has been raised that these policies may have a negative impact on smokers who are mentally ill or substance dependent. The authors conducted a literature review to analyze the relevant empirical evidence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling, comorbidities and treatment outcome: is the bronze standard good enough? A case study
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Foothills Hospital Addiction Centre, University of Calgary, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2T9
    J Gambl Stud 21:41-9. 2005
    ..The clinical intricacies involved highlight the limitations of the clinical trial and the need for alternate designs aimed at assessing effectiveness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Are attempts at moderate drinking by patients with alcohol dependency a form of Russian roulette?
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:266-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Forum: For a balanced and integrated legislated control of cannabis
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Division, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:116-21. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Designing a longitudinal cohort study of gambling in Alberta: rationale, methods, and challenges
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Division, Foothills Addictions Program, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N T29
    J Gambl Stud 24:479-504. 2008
    ..Finally, the conclusions that can be drawn thus far are discussed as well as the plans for three future data collections...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological associations between gambling behavior, substance use & mood and anxiety disorders
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 22:275-87. 2006
    ..To compare gambling behaviors in a random sample of community residents with and without mental disorders identified by the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI)...
  9. 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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  10. 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)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking behaviours of individuals with mood disorders
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:652-9. 2005
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  12. doi request reprint The influence of substance dependence and mood disorders on outcome from pathological gambling: five-year follow-up
    David C Hodgins
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 26:117-27. 2010
    ..Overall, comorbid mental health disorders are predictive of shorter term but not longer term outcome...
  13. 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...
  14. 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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  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors associated with comorbid major depressive episodes and alcohol dependence in the general population
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 49:37-44. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Substance use disorders: sex differences and psychiatric comorbidities
    Monica L Zilberman
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9
    Can J Psychiatry 48:5-13. 2003
    ..This article reviews sex differences in psychiatric comorbidity among individuals with substance use disorders and, in particular, the clinical significance of these differences for treatment outcome among women...
  18. doi request reprint The role of family, religiosity, and behavior in adolescent gambling
    David M Casey
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Adolesc 34:841-51. 2011
    ..These results shed light on factors to consider when developing programs to combat the negative impacts of gambling on adolescents...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint The association between childhood maltreatment and gambling problems in a community sample of adult men and women
    David C Hodgins
    Psychology Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:548-54. 2010
    ..These results underscore the need for both increased prevention of childhood maltreatment and increased sensitivity towards trauma issues in gambling treatment programs for men and women...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Compulsive features in behavioural addictions: the case of pathological gambling
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Addiction 107:1726-34. 2012
    ..To describe, in the context of DSM-V, how a focus on addiction and compulsion is emerging in the consideration of pathological gambling (PG)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of major depression in Canada
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 51:84-90. 2006
    ..2 is capable of providing the best currently available description of major depression epidemiology in Canada. Using the CCHS 1.2 data, our study aimed to describe the epidemiology of major depression in Canada...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prescription medication use among an aboriginal population accessing addiction treatment
    Dennis Wardman
    Division of Medicine, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 47:355-60. 2002
    ..Although it is suspected that Aboriginal populations within Canada have high rates of inappropriate use, published information is lacking. To better understand this issue, we studied an Aboriginal population seeking addiction treatment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Brief motivational treatment for problem gambling: a 24-month follow-up
    David C Hodgins
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:293-6. 2004
    ..They were more likely to be categorized as improved compared with the self-help workbook only group. Overall, the results support the effectiveness of a brief telephone- and mail-based treatment for problem gamblers...
  29. pmc Relationship between craving and personality in treatment-seeking women with substance-related disorders
    Monica L Zilberman
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 3:1. 2003
    ..Individual differences may impact susceptibility to addiction. The impact of personality features on drug craving, however, has not been studied, particularly in women...
  30. doi request reprint Addiction medicine in Canada: challenges and prospects
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Division, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Subst Abus 32:93-100. 2011
    ..These new opportunities will shape the training requirements of addiction medicine leading to available certification through the International and American Medical Societies of Addiction Medicine...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of an outpatient program for women with substance use-related disorders on retention
    Monica L Zilberman
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 38:2109-24. 2003
    ..This finding suggests that the heterogeneity of women with substance-use disorders has to be taken into account when developing appropriate treatment strategies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Are there cognitive and behavioural approaches specific to the treatment of pathological gambling?
    Hermano Tavares
    Addiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2JT9
    Can J Psychiatry 48:22-7. 2003
    ..Treatment approaches for pathological gambling have been modelled after preexisting substance addiction models. This paper reviews cognitive-behavioural models in a search for original insights that are specific to gambling treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Retrospective and prospective reports of precipitants to relapse in pathological gambling
    David C Hodgins
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:72-80. 2004
    ..Some gender differences were found, but the precipitants of shorter and longer relapses did not differ...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cue-induced brain activity in pathological gamblers
    David N Crockford
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 58:787-95. 2005
    ..The goal of the present study was to determine if PG subjects exhibit differential brain activity when exposed to visual gambling cues...
  35. doi request reprint The meanings of recovery from addiction: evolution and promises
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Division, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Addict Med 6:1-9. 2012
    ..To review the evolution of the paradigm of recovery in addiction and its implications...
  36. doi request reprint Prevalence of problem and pathological gambling in Parkinson's disease
    David Crockford
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 2T9
    J Gambl Stud 24:411-22. 2008
    ..Most subjects with problem and PG reported their gambling increased after being diagnosed with PD and starting treatment. The results suggest that brain dopaminergic activity is involved in the underlying neurobiology of problem and PG...
  37. ncbi request reprint A randomized, open-label pilot comparison of gabapentin and bupropion SR for smoking cessation
    William D White
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:809-13. 2005
    ..Based on our primary outcome measure, 79 subjects would be required in each treatment group of a two-armed study to achieve 90% power for detecting a difference in efficacy between gabapentin and bupropion...
  38. ncbi request reprint Genetics and alcoholism: how close are we to potential clinical applications?
    Jeremy Quickfall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 51:461-7. 2006
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  39. doi request reprint The international certification of addiction medicine: validating clinical knowledge across borders
    Nady el-Guebaly
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Subst Abus 32:77-83. 2011
    ..The steps followed and the results of a psychometric analysis of the tests from the first 65 candidates are reported. Lessons learned in the first 5 years and challenges for the future are identified...
  40. ncbi request reprint Gender similarities and differences: the prevalence and course of alcohol- and other substance-related disorders
    Monica Zilberman
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil 05403 010
    J Addict Dis 22:61-74. 2003
    ..It is concluded that women's earlier age of initiation of substance use, faster progression to dependence and under-representation in addiction treatments should be addressed in future health care planning...
  41. ncbi request reprint The impact of gender, depression, and personality on craving
    Monica L Zilberman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, SP, 05435 030, Brazil
    J Addict Dis 26:79-84. 2007
    ..This finding underscores the need for vigorous assessment and treatment of comorbid symptomatology in women entering addiction treatment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comorbid depression among untreated illicit opiate users: results from a multisite Canadian study
    T Cameron Wild
    Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Psychiatry 50:512-8. 2005
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  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of craving between pathological gamblers and alcoholics
    Hermano Tavares
    Department of Psychiatry, Gambling Outpatient Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1427-31. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare craving between pathologic gamblers (PG) and alcohol-dependent subjects (ADS), correlating craving with personality...
  44. ncbi request reprint Patterns of opioid and cocaine co-use: a descriptive study in a Canadian sample of untreated opioid-dependent individuals
    Francesco Leri
    Department of Psychology, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:303-10. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that different individuals display different patterns of opioids and cocaine co-use...
  45. pmc Illicit opioid use in Canada: comparing social, health, and drug use characteristics of untreated users in five cities (OPICAN study)
    Benedikt Fischer
    University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Urban Health 82:250-66. 2005
    ..Differentiated interventions are required...
  46. ncbi request reprint Addiction's research in developing countries: adjusting abounding questions to limited resources
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:7-8. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint The search for a comprehensive strategy toward opiate addiction
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 37:537-41. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Crack across Canada: Comparing crack users and crack non-users in a Canadian multi-city cohort of illicit opioid users
    Benedikt Fischer
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Univrersity of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 101:1760-70. 2006
    ..To examine possible differences between crack users and crack non-users across Canada...
  49. ncbi request reprint Personality changes in women recovering from substance-related dependence
    Patricia D Borman
    University of Texas South Western Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:59-66. 2006
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  50. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Twinning research and practice guidelines in the management of addictions
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Can J Psychiatry 48:3-4. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Using latent class analysis (LCA) to analyze patterns of drug use in a population of illegal opioid users
    Neerav Monga
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:1-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this paper is to empirically determine a categorization of illegal opioid users in Canada in order to describe and analyze drug use patterns within this population...
  53. ncbi request reprint Health and social services accessed by a cohort of Canadian illicit opioid users outside of treatment
    Lina Noël
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Beauport, QC
    Can J Public Health 97:166-70. 2006
    ..To examine the use of social and health services by illicit opioid users outside of treatment in five Canadian cities ('OPICAN' cohort)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Screening for antisocial personality disorder in drug users--a qualitative exploratory study on feasibility
    Benedikt Fischer
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 12:151-6. 2003
    ..Questions were seen as sex-biased. Provision of support to deal with potential emotional problems should be supplied. Potential revision should be considered to include the female perspective in the screen...
  55. pmc Determinants of overdose incidents among illicit opioid users in 5 Canadian cities
    Benedikt Fischer
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 171:235-9. 2004
    ..In this study, we examined the occurrence of and the factors associated with nonfatal overdoses within a Canadian sample of illicit opioid users not enrolled in treatment at the time of study recruitment...