Paul W McDonald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Population-based recruitment for quit-smoking programs: an analytic review of communication variables
    P W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 28:545-57. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Better practices for youth tobacco cessation: evidence of review panel
    Paul McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 27:S144-58. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A low-cost, practical method for increasing smokers' interest in smoking cessation programs
    Paul W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:50-3. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint From evidence-based practice making to practice-based evidence making: creating communities of (research) and practice
    Paul W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada N2L 3G1
    Health Promot Pract 8:140-4. 2007
  5. pmc A practical, cost-effective method for recruiting people into healthy eating behavior programs
    Paul W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A26. 2007
  6. pmc Graphic Canadian cigarette warning labels and adverse outcomes: evidence from Canadian smokers
    David Hammond
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Am J Public Health 94:1442-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A multi-level analysis examining how smoking friends, parents, and older students in the school environment are risk factors for susceptibility to smoking among non-smoking elementary school youth
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2L7
    Prev Sci 7:397-402. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of telephone-based follow-up support delivered in combination with a multi-component smoking cessation intervention in family practice: a cluster-randomized trial
    Sophia Papadakis
    Minto Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 56:390-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of cigarette warning labels and smoke-free bylaws on smoking cessation: evidence from former smokers
    David Hammond
    University of Waterloo, Department of Health Studies, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
    Can J Public Health 95:201-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis examining the relationship between social influences for smoking and smoking onset
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Cancer Care Ontario, Division of Preventive Oncology, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 29:520-30. 2005

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Population-based recruitment for quit-smoking programs: an analytic review of communication variables
    P W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 28:545-57. 1999
    ..Attempts to reduce the prevalence of smoking through quit-smoking programs have been unsuccessful because they have not attracted large numbers of smokers to participate in them...
  2. ncbi request reprint Better practices for youth tobacco cessation: evidence of review panel
    Paul McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 27:S144-58. 2003
    ..To offer programmers, policy makers, and researchers a scientific basis for developing and selecting smoking cessation treatments for adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint A low-cost, practical method for increasing smokers' interest in smoking cessation programs
    Paul W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:50-3. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the feasibility of using classified newspaper ads and messages aimed at each stage of change to enhance participation in smoking cessation programs...
  4. ncbi request reprint From evidence-based practice making to practice-based evidence making: creating communities of (research) and practice
    Paul W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada N2L 3G1
    Health Promot Pract 8:140-4. 2007
    ..A Consortium of Quitline Operators across North America and a Canadian project to enhance research capacity for tobacco control research serve as examples of how the model has been successfully operationalized...
  5. pmc A practical, cost-effective method for recruiting people into healthy eating behavior programs
    Paul W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A26. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Graphic Canadian cigarette warning labels and adverse outcomes: evidence from Canadian smokers
    David Hammond
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Am J Public Health 94:1442-5. 2004
    ..We assessed the impact of graphic Canadian cigarette warning labels...
  7. ncbi request reprint A multi-level analysis examining how smoking friends, parents, and older students in the school environment are risk factors for susceptibility to smoking among non-smoking elementary school youth
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2L7
    Prev Sci 7:397-402. 2006
    ..Future school-based smoking prevention programs might benefit from targeting prevention programming activities to the schools that are putting students at the greatest risk for smoking...
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of telephone-based follow-up support delivered in combination with a multi-component smoking cessation intervention in family practice: a cluster-randomized trial
    Sophia Papadakis
    Minto Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 56:390-7. 2013
    ..To determine whether telephone-based smoking cessation follow-up counseling (FC), when delivered as part of a multi-component intervention program is associated with increased rates of follow-up support and smoking abstinence...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of cigarette warning labels and smoke-free bylaws on smoking cessation: evidence from former smokers
    David Hammond
    University of Waterloo, Department of Health Studies, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
    Can J Public Health 95:201-4. 2004
    ..The present study examined the extent to which former smokers' motivation to quit was influenced by two tobacco control policies recently introduced in the Waterloo Region: a local smoke-free bylaw and graphic cigarette warning labels...
  10. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis examining the relationship between social influences for smoking and smoking onset
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Cancer Care Ontario, Division of Preventive Oncology, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 29:520-30. 2005
    ..To examine how older smoking peers at school and the smoking behavior of friends and family members are related to youth smoking...
  11. doi request reprint Planned quit attempts among Ontario smokers: impact on abstinence
    Taryn Sendzik
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 106:2005-13. 2011
    ..To examine the use and role of planned quit attempts by smokers and their impact on abstinence...
  12. pmc Transitions in smoking status over time in a population-based panel study of smokers
    Susan J Bondy
    University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1201-10. 2013
    ..Transitions from daily to occasional smoking are particularly of interest as these may be steps toward cessation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social modeling in the school environment, student characteristics, and smoking susceptibility: a multi-level analysis
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 37:330-6. 2005
    ..To examine how social models in the school environment and individual student characteristics are related to smoking susceptibility...
  14. pmc Perceived risk and quitting behaviors: results from the ITC 4-country survey
    Mary Jean Costello
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 36:681-92. 2012
    ..To rigorously test the relation between perceived risk (i.e., belief about the likelihood of harm) and quitting smoking...
  15. ncbi request reprint An examination of the relationship between municipal smoke-free bylaw strength and the odds of being a former smoker
    Sarah M Viehbeck
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
    Can J Public Health 96:42-4. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between municipal no-smoking bylaw strength and the odds of being a former smoker...
  16. pmc Building research capacity for evidence-informed tobacco control in Canada: a case description
    Paul W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Induc Dis 5:12. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling for population-based smoking cessation
    Patricia M Smith
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Am J Health Behav 28:231-41. 2004
    ..To examine the options for use, efficiency, and effectiveness for structuring a population-based telephone smoking-cessation service...
  18. ncbi request reprint Youth smokers' beliefs about different cessation approaches: are we providing cessation interventions they never intend to use?
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2L7
    Cancer Causes Control 18:783-91. 2007
    ..As such, a critical first step in understanding youth cessation is to better understand the beliefs youth have about different cessation options...
  19. ncbi request reprint Showing leads to doing: graphic cigarette warning labels are an effective public health policy
    David Hammond
    Eur J Public Health 16:223-4; author reply 225. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Are the recommended taxonomies for the stages of youth smoking onset consistent with youth's perceptions of their smoking status?
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7
    Can J Public Health 97:316-9. 2006
    ..To examine if the recommended taxonomies for the stages of youth smoking onset are aligned with the beliefs of smoking youth...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Heaviness of Smoking Index as a predictor of smoking cessation in Canada
    Michael O Chaiton
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Addict Behav 32:1031-42. 2007
    ..Individual and population strategies for smoking cessation may need to consider other influences such as cognitive, affective and environmental factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Senior student smoking at school, student characteristics, and smoking onset among junior students: a multilevel analysis
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Ste 1500, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2L7
    Prev Med 40:853-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to simultaneously examine how school and individual student characteristics were related to smoking onset...
  23. ncbi request reprint What smoking cessation approaches will young smokers use?
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2L7
    Addict Behav 30:1614-8. 2005
    ..Future initiatives need to more effectively communicate to youth the benefits of existing cessation approaches, make existing interventions more appealing, or develop new approaches that address youth needs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of physician offices for an office-based adolescent smoking cessation study
    Scott McIntosh
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:405-12. 2005
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