Iris Torchalla

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint "Like a lots happened with my whole childhood": violence, trauma, and addiction in pregnant and postpartum women from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
    Iris Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHEOS, St Paul s Hospital, 588 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Harm Reduct J 11:34. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Religious participation and substance use behaviors in a Canadian sample of homeless people
    Iris Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHEOS, St Paul s Hospital, 620B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 50:862-9. 2014
  3. doi request reprint The association between childhood maltreatment subtypes and current suicide risk among homeless men and women
    Iris Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHÉOS 620B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Child Maltreat 17:132-43. 2012
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint Integrated treatment programs for individuals with concurrent substance use disorders and trauma experiences: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Iris Torchalla
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, 311 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:65-77. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Mental health, concurrent disorders, and health care utilization in homeless women
    Verena Strehlau
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Psychiatr Pract 18:349-60. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Mental disorder, service use, and barriers to care among 500 homeless people in 3 different urban settings
    Reinhardt Michael Krausz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Detwiller Pavilion, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 2A1, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1235-43. 2013
  9. pmc The Burnaby treatment center for mental health and addiction, a novel integrated treatment program for patients with addiction and concurrent disorders: results from a program evaluation
    Christian Schutz
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Providence Health Care St, Pauls Hospital, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:288. 2013
  10. doi request reprint 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

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint "Like a lots happened with my whole childhood": violence, trauma, and addiction in pregnant and postpartum women from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
    Iris Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHEOS, St Paul s Hospital, 588 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Harm Reduct J 11:34. 2015
    ..Many of them struggle with addiction, are involved in the sex trade and experience homelessness and gender-based violence. Such evidence suggests that psychological trauma is also a common experience for these women...
  2. doi request reprint Religious participation and substance use behaviors in a Canadian sample of homeless people
    Iris Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHEOS, St Paul s Hospital, 620B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 50:862-9. 2014
    ..Researchers need to examine how spiritual and religious practices can be effectively incorporated as a part of substance abuse treatment. ..
  3. doi request reprint The association between childhood maltreatment subtypes and current suicide risk among homeless men and women
    Iris Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHÉOS 620B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Child Maltreat 17:132-43. 2012
    ..Future studies need to further examine multitype maltreatment and suicidal behaviors in homeless populations with complex conditions...
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. doi request reprint 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)...
  6. doi request reprint Integrated treatment programs for individuals with concurrent substance use disorders and trauma experiences: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Iris Torchalla
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, 311 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 42:65-77. 2012
    ..Well-designed randomized controlled trials are clearly needed, particularly large sample studies evaluating understudied IT programs and exposure-based approaches...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mental health, concurrent disorders, and health care utilization in homeless women
    Verena Strehlau
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Psychiatr Pract 18:349-60. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Mental disorder, service use, and barriers to care among 500 homeless people in 3 different urban settings
    Reinhardt Michael Krausz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Detwiller Pavilion, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 2A1, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1235-43. 2013
    ..To determine the standardized rates of mental disorder, health service use and barriers to care in a representatively diverse sample of homeless adults in three different sized urban centers in British Columbia, Canada...
  9. pmc The Burnaby treatment center for mental health and addiction, a novel integrated treatment program for patients with addiction and concurrent disorders: results from a program evaluation
    Christian Schutz
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Providence Health Care St, Pauls Hospital, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:288. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint 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...
  11. doi request reprint Substance use and predictors of substance dependence in homeless women
    Iris Torchalla
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences CHEOS, 620B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:173-9. 2011
    ..To examine lifetime and current prevalence rates of substance use disorders and the demographic and clinical correlates of current drug dependence in a sample of homeless women...
  12. doi request reprint Gender, smoking and tobacco reduction and cessation: a scoping review
    Joan L Bottorff
    Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, University of British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC, V1V 2V7, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 13:114. 2014
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Sexual health, vulnerabilities and risk behaviours among homeless adults
    Verena Strehlau
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychiatry, Detwiller Pavilion, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1, Canada
    Sex Health 11:91-3. 2014
    ..These findings may inform health policies related to sexuality to foster positive sexual health outcomes for all people, including marginalised populations. ..
  14. doi request reprint 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...