BENJAMIN ANDREW TOLL

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Tobacco quitlines need to assess and intervene with callers' hazardous drinking
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1653-8. 2012
  2. pmc Randomized trial: Quitline specialist training in gain-framed vs standard-care messages for smoking cessation
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Long Wharf Dr, Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:96-106. 2010
  3. pmc A brief 7-day estimate of alcohol consumption for use in smoking cessation clinical trials
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1606-9. 2008
  4. pmc Correspondence of Interactive Voice Response (IVR) reports of nicotine withdrawal, craving, and negative mood with questionnaire ratings
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1057-64. 2008
  5. pmc Message framing for smoking cessation: the interaction of risk perceptions and gender
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 06511, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:195-200. 2008
  6. pmc Comparing gain- and loss-framed messages for smoking cessation with sustained-release bupropion: a randomized controlled trial
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:534-44. 2007
  7. pmc A preliminary investigation of naltrexone augmentation of bupropion to stop smoking with less weight gain
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Addict Behav 33:173-9. 2008
  8. pmc Validation of a scale for the assessment of food cravings among smokers
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Long Wharf Drive Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Appetite 50:25-32. 2008
  9. pmc Confirmatory factor analysis of the Minnesota Nicotine Withdrawal Scale
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:216-25. 2007
  10. pmc Factor structure and validity of the Medication Adherence Questionnaire (MAQ) with cigarette smokers trying to quit
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:597-605. 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Tobacco quitlines need to assess and intervene with callers' hazardous drinking
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1653-8. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Randomized trial: Quitline specialist training in gain-framed vs standard-care messages for smoking cessation
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Long Wharf Dr, Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:96-106. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc A brief 7-day estimate of alcohol consumption for use in smoking cessation clinical trials
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1606-9. 2008
    ..To estimate abstinence at baseline and during treatment, however, a more comprehensive period of monitoring may be required...
  4. pmc Correspondence of Interactive Voice Response (IVR) reports of nicotine withdrawal, craving, and negative mood with questionnaire ratings
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1057-64. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Message framing for smoking cessation: the interaction of risk perceptions and gender
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 06511, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:195-200. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that message framing interventions for smoking cessation should consider the influence of gender and risk perceptions associated with quitting on the effectiveness of framed interventions...
  6. pmc Comparing gain- and loss-framed messages for smoking cessation with sustained-release bupropion: a randomized controlled trial
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:534-44. 2007
    ..These data suggest that gain-framed messages may be more persuasive than loss-framed messages in promoting early success in smoking cessation for participants who are engaged in treatment...
  7. pmc A preliminary investigation of naltrexone augmentation of bupropion to stop smoking with less weight gain
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Addict Behav 33:173-9. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Validation of a scale for the assessment of food cravings among smokers
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Long Wharf Drive Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Appetite 50:25-32. 2008
    ..Both factors demonstrated high internal consistency and good convergent and predictive validity. These results suggest the QCSRF is a reliable and valid measure for examining cravings for sweet or rich foods among smokers...
  9. pmc Confirmatory factor analysis of the Minnesota Nicotine Withdrawal Scale
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:216-25. 2007
    ..Confirmatory factor analyses of change scores showed that the MNWS symptoms cohere as a syndrome over time. Future investigators should report a total score using all of the items from the MNWS...
  10. pmc Factor structure and validity of the Medication Adherence Questionnaire (MAQ) with cigarette smokers trying to quit
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:597-605. 2007
    ..Information obtained with this questionnaire could be used to counsel patients regarding the importance of medication adherence...
  11. pmc Subjective reactivity to the first cigarette of the day as a predictor of smoking relapse: a preliminary study
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:302-5. 2007
    ..Moreover, changes in tobacco craving in response to the first cigarette of the day may be a novel predictor of smoking relapse that should be tested in future studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint What do Internet-based alcohol treatment websites offer?
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:581-4. 2003
    ..In addition, very few sites provided or advertised alcohol treatment programs that were empirically based. Recommendations for future Internet-based health care and treatment are offered...
  13. pmc Revisiting the factor structure of the questionnaire on smoking urges
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Long Wharf Drive, Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychol Assess 16:391-5. 2004
    ..The 2nd model was found to fit the data best. Reliability was also tested using values obtained in this 2nd model, and these estimates were found to be reasonably good. Future research directions for the QSU are discussed...
  14. pmc The Virginia Slims identity crisis: an inside look at tobacco industry marketing to women
    B A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Tob Control 14:172-80. 2005
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  15. pmc Correspondence between Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Timeline Followback (TLFB) reports of drinking behavior
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 1 Long Wharf Drive, Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, and VA Connecticut Healthcare System, USA
    Addict Behav 31:726-31. 2006
    ..However, future studies should focus on improving compliance with IVR in this population...
  16. pmc Do daily interactive voice response reports of smoking behavior correspond with retrospective reports?
    Benjamin A Toll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:291-5. 2005
    ..Compliance with the TLFB was superior to compliance with the IVR system. This problem should be addressed if researchers wish to use an IVR system in future smoking cessation clinical trials...
  17. pmc Investigating the factor structure of the Questionnaire on Smoking Urges-Brief (QSU-Brief)
    Benjamin A Toll
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 1 Long Wharf Drive, Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Addict Behav 31:1231-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest that this shortened form of the QSU-Brief can be used with the original seven-point scoring set as a reliable assessment of the dual nature of smoking urges in a treatment-seeking population...
  18. pmc Effect of binge eating on treatment outcomes for smoking cessation
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1172-5. 2010
    ..This study investigated the effect of binge eating on smoking cessation outcomes...
  19. pmc Cognitive reappraisal and expressive suppression emotion regulation strategies in cigarette smokers
    Lisa M Fucito
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Long Wharf Drive, Box 18, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1156-61. 2010
    ..There is limited research, however, on the role of emotion regulation strategies in smoking maintenance in adult smokers...
  20. pmc Nicotine dependence as a moderator of message framing effects on smoking cessation outcomes
    Lisa M Fucito
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:311-7. 2010
    ..Nicotine dependence as a potential moderator of message framing effects on actual smoking outcomes among treatment-seeking smokers remains to be determined...
  21. pmc Alcohol-induced disinhibition expectancies and impaired control as prospective predictors of problem drinking in undergraduates
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06405, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:553-63. 2009
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  22. pmc Beliefs and attitudes about bupropion: implications for medication adherence and smoking cessation treatment
    Lisa M Fucito
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:373-9. 2009
    ..These findings provide preliminary support that positive beliefs and attitudes about bupropion are associated with positive attitudes toward quitting, better treatment adherence, and potentially better treatment response...
  23. pmc The Drinking-Induced Disinhibition Scale (DIDS): a measure of three types of disinhibiting effects
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1200-19. 2007
    ..e., low effect drinker; high euphoric/social only; high euphoric social and dysphoric; high euphoric/social and sexual), which predicted likelihood of high-risk drinking...
  24. pmc Comparison of expired carbon monoxide and plasma cotinine as markers of cigarette abstinence
    Peter Jatlow
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:203-9. 2008
    ..These data suggest that while expired CO is a useful and well-established marker in certain contexts, when testing extended abstinence from smoking with non-nicotine medications, cotinine measurements should be preferred...
  25. pmc Risk factors for treatment failure in smokers: relationship to alcohol use and to lifetime history of an alcohol use disorder
    Robert F Leeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1793-809. 2008
    ..Based on these findings, it appears that risk of any smoking and of relapse was associated primarily with heavy drinking days and a hazardous pattern of use respectively, rather than with moderate drinking...
  26. pmc Nicotine dependence as a moderator of a quitline-based message framing intervention
    Lisa M Fucito
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:229-32. 2011
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  27. pmc Time to first cigarette in the morning as an index of ability to quit smoking: implications for nicotine dependence
    Timothy B Baker
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S555-70. 2007
    ..Thus the time-to-first-cigarette item appears to tap a pattern of heavy, uninterrupted, and automatic smoking and may be a good single-item measure of nicotine dependence...
  28. ncbi request reprint Outcome research methodology of smoking cessation trials (1994-1998)
    Lori B Gutmann
    Center for Psychology Studies, Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue Ft Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    Addict Behav 29:441-63. 2004
    ..Lastly, consistent with other recent reviews of smoking cessation trials, this review concluded that the smoking field should consider delineating a uniform set of assessment and outcome measures and a minimum follow-up interval...

Research Grants3

  1. Promoting Tobacco and Cancer Control: Message Framing for Telephone Quitline Call
    BENJAMIN TOLL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As telephone quitlines have the potential to reach millions of smokers annually, better interventions can greatly impact tobacco and cancer control efforts in the United States. ..
  2. Advancing Tobacco & Cancer Control: Reducing Alcohol Use to Promote Smoking Cessa
    BENJAMIN ANDREW TOLL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As telephone quitlines have the potential to reach millions of smokers annually, better interventions can greatly impact tobacco and cancer control efforts in the United States. ..