Tony Toneatto

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi A perspective on problem gambling treatment: issues and challenges
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 21:73-80. 2005
  2. doi A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of naltrexone in the treatment of concurrent alcohol use disorder and pathological gambling
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada tony
    Am J Addict 18:219-25. 2009
  3. doi Alexithymia and pathological gambling
    Tony Toneatto
    Addiction Section, Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1 tony
    J Addict Dis 28:193-8. 2009
  4. doi Effectiveness of community-based treatment for problem gambling: a quasi-experimental evaluation of cognitive-behavioral vs. twelve-step therapy
    Tony Toneatto
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada tony
    Am J Addict 17:298-303. 2008
  5. doi Validation and comparison of diagnostic accuracy of four screening tools for mental disorders in people seeking treatment for substance use disorders
    Brian Rush
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:375-83. 2013
  6. doi Community treatment for problem gambling: sex differences in outcome and process
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:468-75. 2009
  7. ncbi Effect of a new casino on problem gambling in treatment-seeking substance abusers
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1
    Can J Psychiatry 48:40-4. 2003
  8. ncbi Patterns of substance use in treatment-seeking problem gamblers: impact on treatment outcomes
    Tony Toneatto
    Clincal Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychol 58:853-9. 2002
  9. ncbi Treatment of pathological gambling: a critical review of the literature
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:284-92. 2003
  10. doi Interpersonal group psychotherapy for comorbid alcohol dependence and non-psychotic psychiatric disorders
    Jan Malat
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Addict 17:402-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi A perspective on problem gambling treatment: issues and challenges
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 21:73-80. 2005
    ..Each challenge is defined and potential resolutions suggested...
  2. doi A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of naltrexone in the treatment of concurrent alcohol use disorder and pathological gambling
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada tony
    Am J Addict 18:219-25. 2009
    ..However, a strong time effect was found suggesting that treatment, in general, was effective. The use of naltrexone to treat concurrent alcohol use and gambling problems was not supported...
  3. doi Alexithymia and pathological gambling
    Tony Toneatto
    Addiction Section, Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1 tony
    J Addict Dis 28:193-8. 2009
    ..Although a correlational study, the evidence suggests that further investigation of the clinical significance of alexithymia in individuals with severe gambling pathology is indicated...
  4. doi Effectiveness of community-based treatment for problem gambling: a quasi-experimental evaluation of cognitive-behavioral vs. twelve-step therapy
    Tony Toneatto
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada tony
    Am J Addict 17:298-303. 2008
    ..Participants who attended more sessions and chose an initial abstinent treatment goal appeared to achieve better outcomes...
  5. doi Validation and comparison of diagnostic accuracy of four screening tools for mental disorders in people seeking treatment for substance use disorders
    Brian Rush
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:375-83. 2013
    ..Results strengthen previous validation data for each of the tools investigated and support their use in detecting mental disorders in the substance use treatment population specifically...
  6. doi Community treatment for problem gambling: sex differences in outcome and process
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:468-75. 2009
    ..g., identification of high-risk situations, gambling beliefs and attitudes) to be less helpful. Implications for identifying treatment needs of women seeking problem gambling treatment are discussed...
  7. ncbi Effect of a new casino on problem gambling in treatment-seeking substance abusers
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1
    Can J Psychiatry 48:40-4. 2003
    ..There is some evidence that the introduction of a new casino in the community increased the SOGS scores for subjects who gambled most frequently on such casino-related gaming as slot machines, cards, and casino games...
  8. ncbi Patterns of substance use in treatment-seeking problem gamblers: impact on treatment outcomes
    Tony Toneatto
    Clincal Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychol 58:853-9. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that gamblers are more likely to be involved with drug and medication use compared to the general population, but that such histories are not associated with gambling treatment outcomes...
  9. ncbi Treatment of pathological gambling: a critical review of the literature
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 17:284-92. 2003
    ..Recommendations to improve gambling treatment research include better validated psychometric measures, inclusion of process measures, better definition of outcomes, and more precise definition of treatments...
  10. doi Interpersonal group psychotherapy for comorbid alcohol dependence and non-psychotic psychiatric disorders
    Jan Malat
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Addict 17:402-7. 2008
    ..This study yields preliminary evidence in support of MIGT as a useful treatment approach for an alcohol-dependent population with psychiatric comorbidity...
  11. doi The prevalence and course of pathological gambling in the mood disorders
    Lena C Quilty
    Clinical Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 27:191-201. 2011
    ..Prospective designs and intervening variables are required to advance understanding of the etiological associations between these disorders...
  12. doi Pilot study of a personalized feedback intervention for problem gamblers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Ther 40:219-24. 2009
    ..Given these promising pilot results, a full-scale evaluation of these personalized feedback materials would appear justified. An online version of the intervention is now also available at www.CheckYourGambling.net...
  13. ncbi Anxiety and explicit alcohol-related memory in problem drinkers
    Martin Zack
    Clinical Neuroscience Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 27:331-43. 2002
    ..g., craving, expectancies) to alcohol stimuli in anxious problem drinkers...
  14. ncbi Cognitive versus behavioral treatment of concurrent alcohol dependence and agoraphobia: a pilot study
    Tony Toneatto
    Department of Clinical Research, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Addict Behav 30:115-25. 2005
    ..Approximately one-third of the subjects made clinically relevant gains on both alcohol and anxiety symptoms. A brief BT for concurrent alcohol dependence and agoraphobia appears encouraging...
  15. doi Treatment seeking among Ontario problem gamblers: results of a population survey
    Helen Suurvali
    Social, Prevention, and Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1343-6. 2008
    ..This study examined help seeking for gambling concerns among people with different levels of gambling problems...
  16. ncbi Assessing and treating problem gambling: empirical status and promising trends
    Tony Toneatto
    Clinical Research Department, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:517-25. 2004
    ..This paper summarizes current knowledge about treating problem gambling and describes developments in the assessment, psychology, and biology of problem gambling that may be important for treatment...
  17. ncbi Does mindfulness meditation improve anxiety and mood symptoms? A review of the controlled research
    Tony Toneatto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:260-6. 2007
    ..To review the impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on symptoms of anxiety and depression in a range of clinical populations...
  18. ncbi Examining the link between drinking-driving and depressed mood
    Gina Stoduto
    Social, Prevention and Health Policy Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:777-80. 2008
    ..In this work, we examine the association between depressed mood and self-reported driving after drinking in a large representative sample of adults in Ontario...
  19. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a personalized feedback intervention for problem gamblers
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e31586. 2012
    ..The current randomized controlled trial evaluated the effectiveness, and the sustained efficacy, of the personalized feedback intervention materials for problem gamblers...
  20. doi Hesitation to seek gambling-related treatment among Ontario problem gamblers
    Helen Suurvali
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Suite T527, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1, Canada
    J Addict Med 6:39-49. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine barriers in seeking help for gambling problems...
  21. ncbi Lifetime rates of alcoholism in adults with anxiety, depression, or co-morbid depression/anxiety: a community survey of Ontario
    David Gratzer
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 79:209-15. 2004
    ..In the current study we examined the possible confounding and/or additive effects of co-morbid depression/anxiety in understanding these relationships...
  22. ncbi Pathological gambling in treatment-seeking substance abusers
    Tony Toneatto
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addict Behav 27:465-9. 2002
    ..5%), and opiate abusers (4.8%). Men also reported higher rates of pathological gambling (11.9%) than women (7.5%). Individuals with a pathological gambling problem tended to report family histories of gambling problems as well...
  23. ncbi A framework for reporting outcomes in problem gambling treatment research: the Banff, Alberta Consensus
    Michael Walker
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 101:504-11. 2006
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  24. doi Problem gamblers' interest in self-help services
    John A Cunningham
    Psychiatr Serv 59:695-6. 2008
  25. ncbi Overlap of clusters of psychiatric symptoms among clients of a comprehensive addiction treatment service
    Saulo Castel
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:28-35. 2006
    ..Clients with more substance use disorders presented more psychiatric symptoms...
  26. ncbi Minimal treatment approaches for concerned significant others of problem gamblers: a randomized controlled trial
    David C Hodgins
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N W, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N1N4
    J Gambl Stud 23:215-30. 2007
    ..There was no difference in the number who had entered treatment. It may be that CSOs require more guidance and follow-up support to achieve these goals using the CRAFT procedures and strategies...
  27. ncbi Screening for mental health problems among patients with substance use disorders: preliminary findings on the validation of a self-assessment instrument
    Saulo Castel
    Whitby Mental Health Centre, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:22-7. 2007
    ..We conducted a preliminary study on the validation of the Psychiatric Diagnostic Screening Questionnaire (PDSQ) among patients seeking treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs)...