Michael Schaub

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Publications

  1. pmc Development of an integrative cessation program for co-smokers of cigarettes and cannabis: demand analysis, program description, and acceptability
    Julia Becker
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction ISGF, University of Zurich, Konradstrasse 32, P, O, Box, 8031, Zurich, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:33. 2013
  2. pmc Predictors of onset of cannabis and other drug use in male young adults: results from a longitudinal study
    Severin Haug
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction at Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, P, O, Box, CH 8031, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:1202. 2014
  3. pmc Efficacy of an internet and SMS-based integrated smoking cessation and alcohol intervention for smoking cessation in young people: study protocol of a two-arm cluster randomised controlled trial
    Severin Haug
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:1140. 2014
  4. pmc Efficacy of a web- and text messaging-based intervention to reduce problem drinking in young people: study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Severin Haug
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction at Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, Zurich 8031, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:809. 2014
  5. pmc Queer quit: a pilot study of a smoking cessation programme tailored to gay men
    Maria Dickson-Spillmann
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Konradstrasse 32, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:126. 2014
  6. pmc Group hypnosis vs. relaxation for smoking cessation in adults: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Maria Dickson-Spillmann
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction ISGF, University of Zurich, Konradstrasse 32, Postfach, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 13:1227. 2013
  7. pmc Multidimensional family therapy decreases the rate of externalising behavioural disorder symptoms in cannabis abusing adolescents: outcomes of the INCANT trial
    Michael P Schaub
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, associated to University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 14:26. 2014
  8. pmc Can reduce--the effects of chat-counseling and web-based self-help, web-based self-help alone and a waiting list control program on cannabis use in problematic cannabis users: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael P Schaub
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction at Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, P, O, Box, 8031, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 13:305. 2013
  9. pmc Predictors of hazardous drinking, tobacco smoking and physical inactivity in vocational school students
    Severin Haug
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction at Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, 8031, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 13:475. 2013
  10. pmc Web-based cognitive behavioral self-help intervention to reduce cocaine consumption in problematic cocaine users: randomized controlled trial
    Michael Schaub
    Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Med Internet Res 14:e166. 2012

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  1. pmc Development of an integrative cessation program for co-smokers of cigarettes and cannabis: demand analysis, program description, and acceptability
    Julia Becker
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction ISGF, University of Zurich, Konradstrasse 32, P, O, Box, 8031, Zurich, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:33. 2013
    ..This study aimed to identify the demand for, and describe the development and content of, the first integrative group cessation program for co-smokers of cigarettes and cannabis...
  2. pmc Predictors of onset of cannabis and other drug use in male young adults: results from a longitudinal study
    Severin Haug
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction at Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, P, O, Box, CH 8031, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:1202. 2014
    ..Furthermore, we explored how far the gateway hypothesis and the common liability to addiction model are in line with the resulting prediction models...
  3. pmc Efficacy of an internet and SMS-based integrated smoking cessation and alcohol intervention for smoking cessation in young people: study protocol of a two-arm cluster randomised controlled trial
    Severin Haug
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:1140. 2014
    ..This study aims at testing the efficacy of an integrated smoking cessation and alcohol intervention by comparing it to a smoking cessation only intervention for young people, delivered via the Internet and mobile phone...
  4. pmc Efficacy of a web- and text messaging-based intervention to reduce problem drinking in young people: study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Severin Haug
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction at Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, Zurich 8031, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:809. 2014
    ..The main objective of the planned study is to test the efficacy of a combined web- and text messaging-based intervention to reduce problem drinking in young people with heterogeneous educational level...
  5. pmc Queer quit: a pilot study of a smoking cessation programme tailored to gay men
    Maria Dickson-Spillmann
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Konradstrasse 32, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:126. 2014
    ..As the main outcome, we assessed point prevalence smoking abstinence six months following programme attendance...
  6. pmc Group hypnosis vs. relaxation for smoking cessation in adults: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Maria Dickson-Spillmann
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction ISGF, University of Zurich, Konradstrasse 32, Postfach, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 13:1227. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the efficacy of a single-session of group hypnotherapy for smoking cessation compared to relaxation in Swiss adult smokers...
  7. pmc Multidimensional family therapy decreases the rate of externalising behavioural disorder symptoms in cannabis abusing adolescents: outcomes of the INCANT trial
    Michael P Schaub
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, associated to University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 14:26. 2014
    ..In the INCANT trial, MDFT decreased the rate of cannabis dependence among Western European youth. We now focus on other INCANT outcomes, i.e., lessening of co-morbidity symptoms and improvement of family functioning...
  8. pmc Can reduce--the effects of chat-counseling and web-based self-help, web-based self-help alone and a waiting list control program on cannabis use in problematic cannabis users: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael P Schaub
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction at Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, P, O, Box, 8031, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 13:305. 2013
    ..The offer of a combined web-based self-help and chat counseling treatment could potentially also reach those users who hesitate to approach such treatment centers and help them to reduce their cannabis use...
  9. pmc Predictors of hazardous drinking, tobacco smoking and physical inactivity in vocational school students
    Severin Haug
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction at Zurich University, Konradstrasse 32, 8031, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 13:475. 2013
    ..This study aimed at investigating hazardous drinking, tobacco smoking and physical inactivity as well as their associations and demographic predictors in vocational school students...
  10. pmc Web-based cognitive behavioral self-help intervention to reduce cocaine consumption in problematic cocaine users: randomized controlled trial
    Michael Schaub
    Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Med Internet Res 14:e166. 2012
    ..They are also cost effective, making them of interest to both low-income and high-income industrialized countries with ever-increasing health costs...
  11. pmc Do patients think cannabis causes schizophrenia? - A qualitative study on the causal beliefs of cannabis using patients with schizophrenia
    Anna Buadze
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Research Group on Substance Use Disorders, Selnaustrasse 9, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    Harm Reduct J 7:22. 2010
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  12. doi Feasibility of buprenorphine maintenance therapy programs in the Ukraine: first promising treatment outcomes
    Michael Schaub
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Addict Res 15:157-62. 2009
    ..Opiate substitution therapy (OST) in the Ukraine was not provided until 2004. As part of the introduction of OST, the first feasibility study was conducted in 2007. Six clinics in 6 cities were involved in providing OST and collecting data...
  13. doi Leisure time activities that predict initiation, progression and reduction of cannabis use: a prospective, population-based panel survey
    Michael Schaub
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Konradstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:378-84. 2010
    ..Frequent cannabis consumption can lead to severe physical and mental harm. As cannabis is often consumed in leisure time, this study aimed at identifying differences in leisure time activities that predicted the severity of cannabis use...
  14. doi Feasibility of buprenorphine and methadone maintenance programmes among users of home made opioids in Ukraine
    Michael Schaub
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Konradstrasse 32, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Drug Policy 21:229-33. 2010
    ..Injecting drug users in Ukraine are predominantly injecting self-made opioid solution ('Shirka'). A feasibility study on buprenorphine and methadone maintenance treatment was conducted in 2008...
  15. doi Comparing outcomes of 'voluntary' and 'quasi-compulsory' treatment of substance dependence in Europe
    Michael Schaub
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Addict Res 16:53-60. 2010
    ..This study evaluates quasi-compulsory drug treatment (QCT) arrangements for substance-dependent offenders receiving treatment instead of imprisonment in comparison to voluntary treatment within five European countries...
  16. pmc Drug Checking: A prevention measure for a heterogeneous group with high consumption frequency and polydrug use - evaluation of zurich's drug checking services
    Ines Hungerbuehler
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction RIPHA, Konradstrasse 32, Postfach, Zurich, CH 8031, Switzerland
    Harm Reduct J 8:16. 2011
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  17. doi Predictors of retention in the 'voluntary' and 'quasi-compulsory' treatment of substance dependence in europe
    Michael Schaub
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Addict Res 17:97-105. 2011
    ..This study aimed to identify such predictors in QCT and voluntary treatment...
  18. pmc Snow control - an RCT protocol for a web-based self-help therapy to reduce cocaine consumption in problematic cocaine users
    Michael Schaub
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:153. 2011
    ..Such programs, however, have been primarily tested on individuals with problematic alcohol and cannabis consumption, but not on cocaine-dependent individuals...
  19. doi Developing a smoking cessation program for Turkish-speaking migrants in Switzerland: novel findings and promising effects
    Domenic Schnoz
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Konradstrasse 32, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:127-34. 2011
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  20. pmc Group hypnotherapy versus group relaxation for smoking cessation: an RCT study protocol
    Maria Dickson-Spillmann
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:271. 2012
    ..We designed this randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effects of group hypnosis as a method for smoking cessation, and we will compare the results of group hypnosis with group relaxation...
  21. doi Reasons for cannabis use: patients with schizophrenia versus matched healthy controls
    Michael Schaub
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Centre for Substance Abuse Treatment, Research Group on Substance Use Disorders, Selnaustrasse 9, Zurich, Switzerland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:1060-5. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare self-reported reasons for cannabis use in patients with schizophrenia with those of matched healthy controls...