Thomas E Babor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Evidence-based alcohol policy in the Americas: strengths, weaknesses, and future challenges
    Thomas F Babor
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6325, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:327-37. 2005
  2. ncbi Alcohol, diabetes, and public health in the Americas
    Thomas Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 32:151-5. 2012
  3. pmc Public health, academic medicine, and the alcohol industry's corporate social responsibility activities
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:206-14. 2013
  4. doi The world of drinking: national alcohol control experiences in 18 countries
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, USA
    Addiction 103:721-5. 2008
  5. ncbi Publish or perish: the art of managing a successful scientific journal
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, 06030, USA
    Addiction 101:640-1; discussion 644-5. 2006
  6. ncbi Alcohol screening and brief intervention in primary care settings: implementation models and predictors
    Thomas E Babor
    The Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6325, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:361-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Screening and interventions for alcohol and drug problems in medical settings: what works?
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    J Trauma 59:S80-7; discussion S94-100. 2005
  8. ncbi Subtypes of substance dependence and abuse: implications for diagnostic classification and empirical research
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Addiction 101:104-10. 2006
  9. ncbi Reliability of a rating procedure to monitor industry self-regulation codes governing alcohol advertising content
    Thomas F Babor
    The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:235-42. 2008
  10. ncbi Minimizing moral jeopardy--perils of the slippery slope
    Thomas F Babor
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Addiction 102:1037-8; discussion 1039-40. 2007

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Publications46

  1. ncbi Evidence-based alcohol policy in the Americas: strengths, weaknesses, and future challenges
    Thomas F Babor
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6325, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:327-37. 2005
    ..Given the low to moderate cost of many of the policies reviewed in this article, it now seems possible for communities and nations to substantially reduce the alcohol-related burden of illness in the Americas...
  2. ncbi Alcohol, diabetes, and public health in the Americas
    Thomas Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 32:151-5. 2012
    ..These policy actions are recommended within the context of the World Health Organization's global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol...
  3. pmc Public health, academic medicine, and the alcohol industry's corporate social responsibility activities
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:206-14. 2013
    ....
  4. doi The world of drinking: national alcohol control experiences in 18 countries
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, USA
    Addiction 103:721-5. 2008
  5. ncbi Publish or perish: the art of managing a successful scientific journal
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, 06030, USA
    Addiction 101:640-1; discussion 644-5. 2006
  6. ncbi Alcohol screening and brief intervention in primary care settings: implementation models and predictors
    Thomas E Babor
    The Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6325, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:361-8. 2005
    ..It also identified organizational factors contributing to the success or failure of SBI implementation...
  7. ncbi Screening and interventions for alcohol and drug problems in medical settings: what works?
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    J Trauma 59:S80-7; discussion S94-100. 2005
    ..Finally, we explore the implications of the findings for developing a public health approach to early intervention, particularly as it relates to the unique needs of trauma centers...
  8. ncbi Subtypes of substance dependence and abuse: implications for diagnostic classification and empirical research
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Addiction 101:104-10. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relevance of a form of diagnostic classification called clinical subtyping in relation to possible revisions in the diagnostic criteria for substance abuse and dependence in psychiatric classification systems...
  9. ncbi Reliability of a rating procedure to monitor industry self-regulation codes governing alcohol advertising content
    Thomas F Babor
    The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:235-42. 2008
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  10. ncbi Minimizing moral jeopardy--perils of the slippery slope
    Thomas F Babor
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Addiction 102:1037-8; discussion 1039-40. 2007
  11. ncbi We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us: psychiatric epidemiology and the alcohol dependence syndrome concept
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Addiction 102:1534-5; discussion 1537-8. 2007
  12. ncbi Terminology: impossible dream or tilting at windmills?
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:5. 2008
  13. ncbi Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT): toward a public health approach to the management of substance abuse
    Thomas F Babor
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Subst Abus 28:7-30. 2007
    ..That SBIRT yields short-term improvements in individuals' health is irrefutable; long-term effects on population health have not yet been demonstrated, but simulation models suggest that the benefits could be substantial...
  14. ncbi Alcohol and drug treatment systems in public health perspective: mediators and moderators of population effects
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:S50-9. 2008
    ..It is suggested that systems concepts and research may help to improve access, efficiency, economy, continuity of care, and effectiveness, thereby improving the population impact of treatment services...
  15. ncbi Assessing multiple risk behaviors in primary care. Screening issues and related concepts
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:42-53. 2004
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  16. ncbi Subtypes for classifying adolescents with marijuana use disorders: construct validity and clinical implications
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care and Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Addiction 97:58-69. 2002
    ..To evaluate the construct and predictive validity of six different subtyping classifications selected on the basis of their empirical support in the literature on adolescent substance abuse...
  17. ncbi Treatment for persons with substance use disorders: mediators, moderators, and the need for a new research approach
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:S45-9. 2008
    ..It may be more fruitful to look for matching in larger populations at the level of communities or treatment systems, where a wider range of settings and therapeutic interventions can be evaluated...
  18. doi Alcohol research and the alcoholic beverage industry: issues, concerns and conflicts of interest
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Addiction 104:34-47. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to evaluate the ethical, professional and scientific challenges that have emerged from industry involvement in alcohol science...
  19. ncbi Brief interventions for at-risk drinking: patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness in managed care organizations
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:624-31. 2006
    ..Evaluate effectiveness and costs of brief interventions for patients screening positive for at-risk drinking in managed health care organizations (MCOs)...
  20. pmc Training medical providers to conduct alcohol screening and brief interventions
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, 06030 6325, USA
    Subst Abus 25:17-26. 2004
    ..Thus, when delivered in the context of a comprehensive SBI implementation program, this training is effective in changing providers' knowledge, attitudes, and practice of SBI for at-risk drinking...
  21. ncbi Linking science to policy. The role of international collaborative research
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 26:66-74. 2002
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  22. ncbi Effects of cautionary messages and vulnerability factors on viewers' perceptions of alcohol advertisements
    Dwayne C Proctor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 6325, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:648-57. 2005
    ..We were also interested in whether viewers' exposure to a cautionary message would affect their perceptions of the actors' drinking behavior...
  23. ncbi Industrial epidemics, public health advocacy and the alcohol industry: lessons from other fields
    René I Jahiel
    Addiction 102:1335-9. 2007
  24. ncbi Beyond alcoholism: identifying older, at-risk drinkers in primary care
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1687, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:316-24. 2002
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  25. ncbi Closing remarks: addiction societies as valuable assets
    Griffith Edwards
    National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Addiction 103:9-12. 2008
  26. ncbi Another mirror shattered? Tobacco industry involvement suspected in a book which claims that nicotine is not addictive
    Griffith Edwards
    Addiction 97:1-5. 2002
  27. ncbi Diageo, University College Dublin and the integrity of alcohol science: It's time to draw the line between public health and public relations
    Thomas F Babor
    Addiction 101:1375-7. 2006
  28. ncbi Diagnosis of alcohol dependence in epidemiological surveys: an epidemic of youthful alcohol dependence or a case of measurement error?
    Raul Caetano
    Dallas Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, TX, USA
    Addiction 101:111-4. 2006
    ..To review the literature on the prevalence of alcohol dependence according to age, presenting data suggesting that the increased prevalence of alcohol dependence among young adults may be inflated because of measurement error...
  29. doi Validation of the Alcohol, Smoking And Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST)
    Rachel Humeniuk
    Drug and Alcohol, Services Council, Adelaide, Australia
    Addiction 103:1039-47. 2008
    ..The concurrent, construct and discriminative validity of the World Health Organization's Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) were examined in a multi-site international study...
  30. ncbi The Marijuana Treatment Project: rationale, design and participant characteristics
    Robert S Stephens
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Addiction 97:109-24. 2002
    ..The Marijuana Treatment Project (MTP) was a multi-site study of two treatments for adults with marijuana dependence...
  31. pmc Alcohol drinking patterns and health care utilization in a managed care organization
    Gary A Zarkin
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:553-70. 2004
    ..To estimate the relationship between current drinking patterns and health care utilization over the previous two years in a managed care organization (MCO) among individuals who were screened for their alcohol use...
  32. ncbi World Health Organization's global action on alcohol: resources required to match the rhetoric
    Robin Room
    Addiction 100:579-80. 2005
  33. ncbi Changing the focus: the case for recognizing and treating cannabis use disorders
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems CHS, West Chestnut, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 97:4-15. 2002
    ..Moreover, the costs to society are continuing to mount from past neglect of this continuing public health problem. This paper provides background on the need to develop effective models for treating cannabis use disorders...
  34. pmc Tackling alcohol misuse in the UK
    Thomas F Babor
    BMJ 336:455. 2008
  35. ncbi The trouble with alcohol abuse: what are we trying to measure, diagnose, count and prevent?
    Thomas F Babor
    Addiction 103:1057-9. 2008
  36. ncbi Scribbling in the margins: comments on Humphreys & Tucker
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine University of Connecticut Farmington CT 06030 632 USA
    Addiction 97:137-40. 2002
  37. ncbi Standardizing terminology in addiction science: to achieve the impossible dream
    Thomas F Babor
    Addiction 102:1015-8. 2007
  38. ncbi Ethics matter: to authors, editors and those we serve
    Thomas F Babor
    Addiction 98:1-2. 2003
  39. ncbi Connecticut statewide addiction medicine/psychiatry grand rounds
    Mark L Kraus
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conneticut, USA
    Conn Med 67:357-9. 2003
  40. ncbi The costs of screening and brief intervention for risky alcohol use
    Gary A Zarkin
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:849-57. 2003
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  41. ncbi Alcohol policy research: a quoi bon?
    Thomas F Babor
    Addiction 99:1091-2; 1092-3. 2004
  42. ncbi An invitation to an alcohol industry lobby to help decide public funding of alcohol research and professional training: a decision that should be reversed
    Griffith Edwards
    Addiction 99:1235-6. 2004
  43. ncbi A passion for publishing: Griffith Edwards and the creation of an institution
    Thomas F Babor
    Addiction 100:3-5. 2005
  44. ncbi The integrity of the science base: a test case
    Griffith Edwards
    Addiction 100:581-4. 2005
  45. ncbi The effect of screening and brief intervention for risky drinking on health care utilization in managed care organizations
    Jeremy W Bray
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Med Care 45:177-82. 2007
    ..We sought to estimate the effect of screening and brief intervention (SBI) for risky alcohol use on the health care utilization of risky drinkers in 4 managed care organizations...
  46. ncbi Moving from research to practice just in time: the treatment of cannabis use disorders comes of age
    H Westley Clark
    Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD, USA
    Addiction 97:1-3. 2002
    ..This Introduction provides background information and an overview of the papers from the perspective of the funding agency...

Research Grants13

  1. Evaluating industry codes governing malt liquor ads
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Brief Interventions for nicotine and cannabis use
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Delphi Evaluation of Alcohol Advertising Codes
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The long-term goals of this research are to develop both methodological tools and empirical findings that will protect vulnerable populations and enhance the ability of regulatory agencies to monitor alcoholic beverage advertising. ..
  4. Brief Interventions for nicotine and cannabis use
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  5. Evaluating Alcohol Brief Intervention Implementation
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  6. Brief Intervention for Drug Abuse Using the WHO ASSIST
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  7. Brief Intervention for Drug Abuse Using the WHO ASSIST
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  8. Delphi Evaluation of Alcohol Advertising Codes
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goals of this research are to develop both methodological tools and empirical findings that will protect vulnerable populations and enhance the ability of regulatory agencies to monitor alcoholic beverage advertising. ..
  9. Brief Interventions for nicotine and cannabis use
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. Brief Intervention for Drug Abuse Using the WHO ASSIST
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  11. Brief Intervention for Drug Abuse Using the WHO ASSIST
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  12. Delphi Evaluation of Alcohol Advertising Codes
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..