Chizimuzo T C Okoli

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Sex differences in smoking cessation outcomes of a tailored program for individuals with substance use disorders and mental illness
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, E311 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Addict Behav 36:523-6. 2011
  2. doi Health care providers' engagement in smoking cessation with pregnant smokers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:64-77. 2010
  3. doi Differences in the smoking identities of adolescent boys and girls
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, E311 4500 Oak Street, Box 48, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1, Canada
    Addict Behav 36:110-5. 2011
  4. doi Smoking cessation interventions among individuals in methadone maintenance: a brief review
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Box 48, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6H 3N1
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:191-9. 2010
  5. doi Non-smoking youths' "perceived" addiction to tobacco is associated with their susceptibility to future smoking
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    BC Centre of Excellence for Women s Health and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Addict Behav 34:1010-6. 2009
  6. doi Do researcher-derived classifications of youths' smoking behavior correspond with youths' characterizations of their behavior?
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3N1
    Addict Behav 34:984-92. 2009
  7. pmc Gender-specific profiles of tobacco use among non-institutionalized people with serious mental illness
    Joy L Johnson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 10:101. 2010
  8. doi An examination of the relationship between adolescents' initial smoking experience and their exposure to peer and family member smoking
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Addict Behav 33:1183-91. 2008
  9. doi Smoking cessation programs targeted to women: a systematic review
    Iris Torchalla
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Women Health 52:32-54. 2012
  10. doi Correlates of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among persons with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) accessing community mental health services
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:188-98. 2009

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi Sex differences in smoking cessation outcomes of a tailored program for individuals with substance use disorders and mental illness
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, E311 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Addict Behav 36:523-6. 2011
    ..These factors may be important in the design of enhanced tailored treatments and development of future SC programs for individuals with SUD and MI...
  2. doi Health care providers' engagement in smoking cessation with pregnant smokers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:64-77. 2010
    ..To review how health care providers' (HCPs) engage in smoking cessation (SC) with pregnant smokers, and to examine the effect of system-level approaches and training initiatives to promote SC provision by HCPs...
  3. doi Differences in the smoking identities of adolescent boys and girls
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, E311 4500 Oak Street, Box 48, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1, Canada
    Addict Behav 36:110-5. 2011
    ..To assess sex-disaggregated differences in youths' characterizations of their own smoking behavior...
  4. doi Smoking cessation interventions among individuals in methadone maintenance: a brief review
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Box 48, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6H 3N1
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:191-9. 2010
    ....
  5. doi Non-smoking youths' "perceived" addiction to tobacco is associated with their susceptibility to future smoking
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    BC Centre of Excellence for Women s Health and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Addict Behav 34:1010-6. 2009
    ..Perceived mental addiction to tobacco appears to be an important indicator of smoking susceptibility...
  6. doi Do researcher-derived classifications of youths' smoking behavior correspond with youths' characterizations of their behavior?
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3N1
    Addict Behav 34:984-92. 2009
    ..To describe the categories employed by researchers to describe adolescents' smoking behavior and to determine how these various categorizations compare with youths' self-defined smoking status...
  7. pmc Gender-specific profiles of tobacco use among non-institutionalized people with serious mental illness
    Joy L Johnson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 10:101. 2010
    ....
  8. doi An examination of the relationship between adolescents' initial smoking experience and their exposure to peer and family member smoking
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Addict Behav 33:1183-91. 2008
    ..The present findings suggest that exposure to smoking from peers and family members may be an important factor to consider in understanding youths initial smoking experiences...
  9. doi Smoking cessation programs targeted to women: a systematic review
    Iris Torchalla
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Women Health 52:32-54. 2012
    ..Developing approaches that fully account for the multiple challenges treatment-seeking women face is still an area of research...
  10. doi Correlates of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among persons with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) accessing community mental health services
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:188-98. 2009
    ..There is a need for the enactment and enforcement of policies to curtail SHS exposure in outdoor, public, settings. Future research will be necessary to better understand the extent and impact of SHS exposure in this population...
  11. pmc Empirical support for a multi-dimensional model of sensations experienced by youth during their initial smoking episodes
    Chris G Richardson
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Addiction 105:1827-34. 2010
    ..To examine the dimensionality of sensations experienced during initial tobacco smoking...
  12. ncbi Correlates of smoking among adolescents with asthma
    Su Er Guo
    School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 19:701-11. 2010
    ..This study examined the correlates of smoking among asthmatic adolescents to gain a better understanding of who is at particular risk...
  13. doi Does household structure affect adolescent smoking?
    Neda Razaz-Rahmati
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 29:191-7. 2012
    ..To examine household structure when studying determinants of youth smoking, as the configuration of a family is an important factor in the etiology of adolescent problem behaviors...
  14. doi Smoking and predictors of nicotine dependence in a homeless population
    Iris Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:934-42. 2011
    ..lowly dependent smokers vs. highly dependent smokers)...
  15. doi The tobacco-dependence clinic: intensive tobacco-dependence treatment in an addiction services outpatient setting
    Milan Khara
    Vancouver Costal Health Tobacco Dependence Clinic, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Addict 20:45-55. 2011
    ..Drug treatment clients can successfully quit smoking at rates similar to the general population when given access to intensive tobacco-dependence treatment. ..
  16. pmc A content analysis of media coverage of the introduction of a smoke-free bylaw in Vancouver parks and beaches
    Arezu Moshrefzadeh
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, E311, 4500 Oak Street, Box 48, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:4444-53. 2013
    ..Such equity concerns were rarely discussed in news articles, showing a potential disconnect between the concerns expressed in the media by members of the public and the coverage provided by print media. ..
  17. doi Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure, nicotine dependence, and smoking cessation
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    NEXUS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 25:46-56. 2008
    ..To explore the association among the number of sources of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure, nicotine dependence (ND), and smoking cessation...
  18. ncbi Measuring tobacco smoke exposure among smoking and nonsmoking bar and restaurant workers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Biol Res Nurs 9:81-9. 2007
    ..Although most biomarkers of tobacco-smoke exposure have a relatively short half-life, hair nicotine can measure several months of cumulative SHS exposure...