Scott MacDonald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The criteria for causation of alcohol in violent injuries based on emergency room data from six countries
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Western Ontario, Suite 200, 100 Collip Circle, London, ON, Canada N6G 4X8
    Addict Behav 30:103-13. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of the age and sex distributions of drivers on the reduction of impaired crashes: Ontario, 1974-1999
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, London, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 4:33-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Driving while impaired (DWI) by alcohol convictions among alcohol, cocaine, and cannabis clients in treatment
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:207-11. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Injury risk associated with cannabis and cocaine use
    Scott MacDonald
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, 200 100 Collip Circle, Suite 200, London, Ont, Canada N6G 4X8
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:99-115. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Collisions and traffic violations of alcohol, cannabis and cocaine abuse clients before and after treatment
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Suite 200, 100 Collip Circle, London, Ont, Canada N6G 4X8
    Accid Anal Prev 36:795-800. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Variations of alcohol impairment in different types, causes and contexts of injuries: results of emergency room studies from 16 countries
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addictions Research of BC and School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, BC STN CSC, Vic BC, Canada, V8W 2Y2
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1107-12. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Impact on alcohol-related mortality of a rapid rise in the density of private liquor outlets in British Columbia: a local area multi-level analysis
    Tim Stockwell
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Addiction 106:768-76. 2011
  8. pmc The raising of minimum alcohol prices in Saskatchewan, Canada: impacts on consumption and implications for public health
    Tim Stockwell
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
    Am J Public Health 102:e103-10. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Non-response bias in alcohol and drug population surveys
    Jinhui Zhao
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:648-57. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the relationship between alcohol and violent injury: an analysis of cross-national emergency department data
    Samantha Wells
    Social Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 100 Collip Circle, Suite 200, London, Ontario, Canada, N6G 4X8
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:824-33. 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint The criteria for causation of alcohol in violent injuries based on emergency room data from six countries
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Western Ontario, Suite 200, 100 Collip Circle, London, ON, Canada N6G 4X8
    Addict Behav 30:103-13. 2005
    ..A significant dose-response relationship between BAC level and violence was also found. All analyses conducted point to a causal role of alcohol in injuries related to violence...
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of the age and sex distributions of drivers on the reduction of impaired crashes: Ontario, 1974-1999
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, London, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 4:33-7. 2003
    ..4% decline in impaired crashes. Other global factors may also help to explain the reduction of impaired crashes, such as general road safety improvements and reductions in per adult consumption of alcohol...
  3. ncbi request reprint Driving while impaired (DWI) by alcohol convictions among alcohol, cocaine, and cannabis clients in treatment
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:207-11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to compare DWI convictions among clients in treatment for alcohol, cannabis, cocaine, or various combinations of these substances, compared to a matched population control group...
  4. ncbi request reprint Injury risk associated with cannabis and cocaine use
    Scott MacDonald
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, 200 100 Collip Circle, Suite 200, London, Ont, Canada N6G 4X8
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:99-115. 2003
    ..Strengths and limitations of the different types of studies are discussed. More rigorous studies are needed which should focus on ruling out alternative explanations for relationships between drug use and injuries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Collisions and traffic violations of alcohol, cannabis and cocaine abuse clients before and after treatment
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Suite 200, 100 Collip Circle, London, Ont, Canada N6G 4X8
    Accid Anal Prev 36:795-800. 2004
    ..More research is needed to better understand the reasons for the higher risk of traffic events and to determine reasons for declines...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variations of alcohol impairment in different types, causes and contexts of injuries: results of emergency room studies from 16 countries
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addictions Research of BC and School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, BC STN CSC, Vic BC, Canada, V8W 2Y2
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1107-12. 2006
    ..The purpose of this paper is to document alcohol impairment (based on a blood alcohol content (BAC) of at least 80 mg%) for different types, causes and location contexts of injuries...
  7. doi request reprint Impact on alcohol-related mortality of a rapid rise in the density of private liquor outlets in British Columbia: a local area multi-level analysis
    Tim Stockwell
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Addiction 106:768-76. 2011
    ..To study relationships between rates of alcohol-related deaths and (i) the density of liquor outlets and (ii) the proportion of liquor stores owned privately in British Columbia (BC) during a period of rapid increase in private stores...
  8. pmc The raising of minimum alcohol prices in Saskatchewan, Canada: impacts on consumption and implications for public health
    Tim Stockwell
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
    Am J Public Health 102:e103-10. 2012
    ..We report impacts on alcohol consumption following new and increased minimum alcohol prices in Saskatchewan, Canada...
  9. doi request reprint Non-response bias in alcohol and drug population surveys
    Jinhui Zhao
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:648-57. 2009
    ..This proposed study was to assess non-response bias in the 2004 Canadian Addictions Survey (CAS)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the relationship between alcohol and violent injury: an analysis of cross-national emergency department data
    Samantha Wells
    Social Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 100 Collip Circle, Suite 200, London, Ontario, Canada, N6G 4X8
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:824-33. 2007
    ..e., heavy episodic drinking) in explaining violent versus nonviolent injuries and (2) to assess whether these gender differences vary by country...
  11. doi request reprint Driving behavior under the influence of cannabis or cocaine
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:190-4. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Driving behavior of alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine abuse treatment clients and population controls
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:429-44. 2004
    ..BACKGROUND/INTRODUCTION: A paucity of research exists on driving after use of cannabis or cocaine among clients in substance abuse treatment and changes in this behavior after treatment...
  13. doi request reprint Settings and functions related to simultaneous use of alcohol with marijuana or cocaine among clients in treatment for substance abuse
    Basia Pakula
    Centre for Addictions Research of BC, British Columbia, Victoria, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 44:212-26. 2009
    ..The settings and functions related to the simultaneous use of alcohol with marijuana or cocaine are examined using a dataset from a study of treatment clients in Ontario, Canada (data collected between the years 2003 and 2005)...
  14. doi request reprint The relationship between minimum alcohol prices, outlet densities and alcohol-attributable deaths in British Columbia, 2002-09
    Jinhui Zhao
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Addiction 108:1059-69. 2013
    ..To investigate relationships between periodic increases in minimum alcohol prices, changing densities of liquor stores and alcohol-attributable (AA) deaths in British Columbia, Canada...
  15. doi request reprint The role of substance use and psychosocial characteristics in explaining unintentional injuries
    Michelle Coghlan
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700, STN CSC, Victoria, Canada V8W 2Y2
    Accid Anal Prev 42:476-9. 2010
    ..The results provide important information regarding factors associated with reported injuries among individuals in addiction treatment...
  16. doi request reprint The impact on alcohol-related collisions of the partial decriminalization of impaired driving in British Columbia, Canada
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addictions Research of BC, University of Victoria, 2300 McKenzie Avenue, BC, Canada V8P 5C2 School of Health information Science, University of Victoria, 2300 McKenzie Avenue, BC, Canada V8P 5C2 Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 59:200-5. 2013
    ..e. fatalities, injuries or property damage only) compared to the same type of collisions without alcohol involvement...
  17. doi request reprint The relationship between alcohol problems, perceived risks and attitudes toward alcohol policy in Canada
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addictions Research of BC and School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:652-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to assess the relationship between amount of drinking and support for various alcohol policies...
  18. doi request reprint Changes in per capita alcohol sales during the partial privatization of British Columbia's retail alcohol monopoly 2003-2008: a multi-level local area analysis
    Tim Stockwell
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, BCV8Y 2E4, Canada
    Addiction 104:1827-36. 2009
    ..To investigate the independent effects on liquor sales of an increase in (a) the density of liquor outlets and (b) the proportion of liquor stores in private rather than government ownership in British Columbia between 2003/4 and 2007/8...
  19. doi request reprint Addiction research centres and the nurturing of creativity: the Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, Canada
    Tim Stockwell
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    Addiction 105:207-15. 2010
    ..Further information about the Centre and its activities can be found on http://www.carbc.ca...
  20. doi request reprint An examination of injection drug use trends in Victoria and Vancouver, BC after the closure of Victoria's only fixed-site needle and syringe programme
    Andrew Ivsins
    Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, University Victoria, PO Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria, BCV8Y 2E4, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 23:338-40. 2012
    ..This study examines and compares IDU trends in Victoria with those in Vancouver, BC, a city which has not experienced any similar disruption of IDU-related public health measures...
  21. doi request reprint Testing for cannabis in the work-place: a review of the evidence
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addictions Research of BC and School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2, Canada
    Addiction 105:408-16. 2010
    ..In other countries, such as Canada, testing is focused more narrowly on identifying employees whose drug use puts the safety of others at risk...
  22. doi request reprint Hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and depression among older methadone maintenance patients in British Columbia
    Anna Maruyama
    School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:412-8. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors related to Canadian workplace health programs
    Scott MacDonald
    Centre for Addictions Research of BC, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
    Can J Public Health 97:121-5. 2006
    ..This study documented the prevalence and factors related to workplace health programs in Canada, including Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs), drug testing programs, and Health Promotion Programs (HPPs)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported drinking before injury compared with a physiological measure: cross-national analysis of emergency-department data from 16 countries
    Cheryl J Cherpitel
    Alcohol Research Group, 6475 Christie Avenue, Emeryville, California 94608, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:296-302. 2007
    ..Both of these issues are explored in this article...
  25. ncbi request reprint Acute alcohol use and the risk of non-fatal injury in sixteen countries
    Guilherme Borges
    National Institute of Psychiatry Mexico and Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City, Mexico
    Addiction 101:993-1002. 2006
    ..To determine the relative risk (RR) of non-fatal injury associated with alcohol consumption in a series of emergency departments (EDs), possible effect modifiers and the impact of contextual variables on differences across sites...
  26. ncbi request reprint Multi-level analysis of alcohol-related injury among emergency department patients: a cross-national study
    Cheryl J Cherpitel
    Acohol Research Group, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Addiction 100:1840-50. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related injury in the ER: a cross-national meta-analysis from the Emergency Room Collaborative Alcohol Analysis Project (ERCAAP)
    Cheryl J Cherpitel
    Public Health Institute, Alcohol Research Group, 2000 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, California 94709, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:641-9. 2003
    ..To examine the impact of usual drinking patterns and related problems on the acute use of alcohol in injury...
  28. ncbi request reprint A cross-national meta-analysis of alcohol and injury: data from the Emergency Room Collaborative Alcohol Analysis Project (ERCAAP)
    Cheryl J Cherpitel
    Public Health Institute, Alcohol Research Group, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA
    Addiction 98:1277-86. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship of acute alcohol consumption with an injury compared to a non-injury event in the emergency room across ERs in five countries...
  29. pmc Multicentre study of acute alcohol use and non-fatal injuries: data from the WHO collaborative study on alcohol and injuries
    Guilherme Borges
    Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria and Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Calzada Mexico Xochimilco No 101, Col San Lorenzo Huipulco, Mexico DF 14370
    Bull World Health Organ 84:453-60. 2006
    ..To study the risk of non-fatal injury at low levels and moderate levels of alcohol consumption as well as the differences in risk across modes of injury and differences among alcoholics...
  30. ncbi request reprint A case-crossover study of acute alcohol use and suicide attempt
    Guilherme Borges
    Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatria and Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Col San Lorenzo Huipulco CP 14370, Mexico DF, Mexico
    J Stud Alcohol 65:708-14. 2004
    ..We report a study on the impact of acute alcohol use on suicide attempts treated in the emergency room (ER) using the case-crossover design...
  31. ncbi request reprint Emergency room injury presentations as an indicator of alcohol-related problems in the community: a multilevel analysis of an international study
    Deidra J Young
    National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    J Stud Alcohol 65:605-12. 2004
    ..This study describes and examines the development of surrogate measures of acute alcohol-related injury for use in the evaluation of community-based prevention initiatives...