Benjamin Taylor

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Publications

  1. doi Determination of lifetime injury mortality risk in Canada in 2002 by drinking amount per occasion and number of occasions
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1119-25; discussion 1126-31. 2008
  2. pmc The relationship between alcohol consumption and fatal motor vehicle injury: high risk at low alcohol levels
    Benjamin Taylor
    Department of Social and Epidemiological Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1827-34. 2012
  3. pmc Combining best evidence: a novel method to calculate the alcohol-attributable fraction and its variance for injury mortality
    Benjamin J Taylor
    Social and Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:265. 2011
  4. pmc The more you drink, the harder you fall: a systematic review and meta-analysis of how acute alcohol consumption and injury or collision risk increase together
    B Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario M5S2S1, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:108-16. 2010
  5. doi Alcohol and hypertension: gender differences in dose-response relationships determined through systematic review and meta-analysis
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 104:1981-90. 2009
  6. ncbi Moderate alcohol consumption and the gastrointestinal tract
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Dig Dis 23:170-6. 2005
  7. ncbi Moderate alcohol consumption and diseases of the gastrointestinal system: a review of pathophysiological processes
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Dig Dis 23:177-80. 2005
  8. pmc Smoking-attributable morbidity: acute care hospital diagnoses and days of treatment in Canada, 2002
    Dolly Baliunas
    Public Health Sciences Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:247. 2007
  9. ncbi Substance-attributable morbidity and mortality changes to Canada's epidemiological profile: measurable differences over a ten-year period
    Jayadeep Patra
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:228-34. 2007
  10. ncbi Illegal drug-attributable morbidity in Canada 2002
    Svetlana Popova
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:251-63. 2007

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi Determination of lifetime injury mortality risk in Canada in 2002 by drinking amount per occasion and number of occasions
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1119-25; discussion 1126-31. 2008
    ..Absolute risk reflects long-term effects of drinking patterns and is important for risk-communication and alcohol-control policy...
  2. pmc The relationship between alcohol consumption and fatal motor vehicle injury: high risk at low alcohol levels
    Benjamin Taylor
    Department of Social and Epidemiological Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1827-34. 2012
    ..Thus, an analysis of the acute dose-response relationship between alcohol and motor vehicle injury death is warranted to generate single occasion- and dose-specific relative risks for the first time...
  3. pmc Combining best evidence: a novel method to calculate the alcohol-attributable fraction and its variance for injury mortality
    Benjamin J Taylor
    Social and Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:265. 2011
    ..For this analysis, the Canadian population in 2005 was used as the reference population...
  4. pmc The more you drink, the harder you fall: a systematic review and meta-analysis of how acute alcohol consumption and injury or collision risk increase together
    B Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario M5S2S1, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:108-16. 2010
    ..22-1.55). Efforts to reduce drinking both on an individual level and a population level are important. No level of consumption is safe when driving and less than 2 drinks per occasion should be encouraged to reduce the risk of injury...
  5. doi Alcohol and hypertension: gender differences in dose-response relationships determined through systematic review and meta-analysis
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 104:1981-90. 2009
    ..To analyze the dose-response relationship between average daily alcohol consumption and the risk of hypertension via systematic review and meta-analysis...
  6. ncbi Moderate alcohol consumption and the gastrointestinal tract
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Dig Dis 23:170-6. 2005
    ..A high alcohol intake is significantly associated with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, but less is known about the effects of moderate consumption, specifically moderate average volume of alcohol consumption...
  7. ncbi Moderate alcohol consumption and diseases of the gastrointestinal system: a review of pathophysiological processes
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Dig Dis 23:177-80. 2005
    ..This review attempts to fill a gap in the literature surrounding moderate alcohol consumption...
  8. pmc Smoking-attributable morbidity: acute care hospital diagnoses and days of treatment in Canada, 2002
    Dolly Baliunas
    Public Health Sciences Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:247. 2007
    ..Smoking is one of the most important risk factors for burden of disease. Our objective was to estimate the number of hospital diagnoses and days of treatment attributable to smoking for Canada, 2002...
  9. ncbi Substance-attributable morbidity and mortality changes to Canada's epidemiological profile: measurable differences over a ten-year period
    Jayadeep Patra
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:228-34. 2007
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  10. ncbi Illegal drug-attributable morbidity in Canada 2002
    Svetlana Popova
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:251-63. 2007
    ..6. A mixture of prevention and harm reduction measures is proposed to reduce the burden of morbidity associated with drug use...
  11. pmc Alcohol consumption and the risk of morbidity and mortality for different stroke types--a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jayadeep Patra
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:258. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis is the first to explicitly separate morbidity and mortality of alcohol-attributable stroke and thus has implications for public health and prevention...
  12. ncbi Avoidable burden of disease: conceptual and methodological issues in substance abuse epidemiology
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario Canada
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 15:181-91. 2006
    ..The impetus to begin refining methods to obtain better starting points for estimating avoidable burden of disease is obvious and should be carried through in order to see real changes through evidence-based policy and intervention...
  13. ncbi Smoking-attributable mortality and expected years of life lost in Canada 2002: conclusions for prevention and policy
    Dolly Baliunas
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:154-62. 2007
    ..Cigarette smoking is a major contributor to mortality in Canada and its impact on Canadian society continues to be an unacceptable burden...
  14. ncbi The costs of alcohol, illegal drugs, and tobacco in Canada, 2002
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Room 2035B, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:886-95. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate costs attributable to substance use and misuse in Canada in 2002...
  15. doi Alcohol as a risk factor for liver cirrhosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:437-45. 2010
    ..To address these questions and to provide a quantitative assessment of the association between alcohol intake and risk of liver cirrhosis, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort and case-control studies...
  16. ncbi Alcohol-attributable morbidity and resulting health care costs in Canada in 2002: recommendations for policy and prevention
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:36-47. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to estimate the number of hospitalizations, hospital days, and the resulting costs attributable to alcohol for Canada in 2002...
  17. pmc Mortality and potential years of life lost attributable to alcohol consumption in Canada in 2005
    Kevin D Shield
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:91. 2012
    ..Accordingly, using new methodology we estimated 1) the number of deaths caused and prevented by alcohol consumption, and 2) the potential years of life lost (PYLLs) attributable to alcohol consumption in Canada in 2005...
  18. pmc The relation between different dimensions of alcohol consumption and burden of disease: an overview
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 105:817-43. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi Global burden of disease from alcohol, illicit drugs and tobacco
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:503-13. 2006
    ..The burden of disease attributable to the use of legal substances clearly outweighed the use of illegal drugs. A large part of the substance-attributable burden would be avoidable if known effective interventions were implemented...
  20. ncbi When risk factors combine: the interaction between alcohol and smoking for aerodigestive cancer, coronary heart disease, and traffic and fire injury
    Benjamin Taylor
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 31:1522-35. 2006
    ..Alcohol and tobacco are responsible for a significant amount of burden of disease, but some diseases may be a result of the interaction between these two risk factors...
  21. doi Method for moderation: measuring lifetime risk of alcohol-attributable mortality as a basis for drinking guidelines
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:141-51. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi School matters: drinking dimensions and their effects on alcohol-related problems among Ontario secondary school students
    Jurgen Rehm
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:569-74. 2005
    ..To test the hypotheses that average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking, each influence alcohol-related problems and that both act at individual and aggregate levels...
  23. doi Feasibility and impact of brief interventions for frequent cannabis users in Canada
    Benedikt Fischer
    Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addictions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 2400, 515 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 5K3
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:132-8. 2013
    ..02), and a significant reduction in deep inhalation/breathholding in the C-O group (p = 0.011) compared with controls. Feasibility and short-term impact of the BIs were demonstrated, yet more research is needed...
  24. ncbi Volume of alcohol consumption, patterns of drinking and burden of disease in the European region 2002
    Jurgen Rehm
    Institut für Sucht und Gesundheitsforschung ISGF Research Institute for Public Health and Addictions, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 101:1086-95. 2006
    ..To describe the volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking in the World Health Organization (WHO) European regions in 2002 and to estimate quantitatively the burden of disease attributable to alcohol in that year...
  25. pmc The disease burden of alcohol consumption
    Jayadeep Patra
    CMAJ 177:65. 2007
  26. ncbi J-shape or linear relationship between alcohol consumption and depression: does it matter?
    Benjamin Taylor
    Addiction 100:871-2; author reply 872-3. 2005
  27. ncbi Alcohol consumption, stroke and public health--an overlooked relation?
    Jurgen Rehm
    Addiction 101:1679-81. 2006
  28. ncbi Alcohol consumption and alcohol-attributable burden of disease in Switzerland, 2002
    Jurgen Rehm
    ISGF Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich
    Int J Public Health 52:383-92. 2007
    ..This analysis estimated alcohol-attributable burden of disease for Switzerland...
  29. ncbi Canada's health system: transitions in leadership
    Kira Leeb
    Canadian Institute for Health Information
    Healthc Q 8:33-4. 2005