Minian N, Veldhuizen S, Tanzini E, Duench S, deRuiter WK, Barker M, Zawertailo L, Melamed OC, Selby P.
Effects of COVID-19 restrictions on prevention services: Pre-post patient characteristics, enrollment and visits to a provincial smoking cessation program in Ontario, Canada. CMAJ Open. Accepted.
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Baliunas D, Selby P, de Oliveira C, Kurdyak P, Rosella L, Zawertailo L, Fu L, Sutradhar R.
Primary care-based smoking cessation treatment and subsequent healthcare service utilisation: a matched cohort study of smokers using linked administrative healthcare data. Tobacco Control. Online first.
Rahmani N, Veldhuizen S, Wong B, Selby P, Zawertailo L.
The effectiveness of nicotine replacement therapy in light versus heavier smokers. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Online first.
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Veldhuizen S, Zawertailo L, Noormohamed A, Hussain S, Selby P.
Treatment use patterns in a large extended-treatment tobacco cessation program: predictors and cost implications. Tobacco Control. Online first.
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Veldhuizen S, Selby P, Wong B, Zawertailo L. The effect of COVID-19 on smoking cessation outcomes in a large primary care treatment program. BMJ Open. 2021;11:e053075.
Voci S, Veldhuizen S, Tien S, Barker M, Minian N, Selby P, Zawertailo L. A comparison of quit outcomes for men and women in a smoking cessation program offering personalized nicotine replacement therapy and counselling in primary care clinics. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2021;23(10):1673-81.
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Veldhuizen S, Zawertailo L, Selby P. Variability in outcomes and quality-of-care indicators across clinics participating in a large smoking-cessation program. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2021;130:108409.
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Melamed OC, Zawertailo L, Schwartz R, Buckley L, Selby P. Protecting vulnerable groups from tobacco-related harm during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice. 2021;41(10).
Ng G, Attwells S, Selby P, Zawertailo L.
Effectiveness of non-nicotinic e-cigarettes to reduce cue-and abstinence-induced cigarette craving in non-treatment seeking daily dependent smokers. Psychopharmacology. 2021;238(6):1461-72.
Ivanova A, Baliunas D, Ahad S, Tanzini E, Dragonetti R, Fahim M, Selby P. Performance change in treating tobacco addiction. An online, interprofessional, facilitated continuing education course (TEACH) evaluation at Moore’s Level 5 methodology. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2021;41(1):31-8.
Barker M, Uuttuvak A, Lund C, Dragonetti R, Selby P. Adapting evidence-based tobacco addiction treatment for Inuit living in Ontario: A qualitative study of collaboration and co-creation to move from pan-Indigenous to Inuit-specific programming. International Journal of Indigenous Health. 2021;16(2).
TEACH Project Open access link
Minian N, Ahad S, Ivanova A, Veldhuizen S, Zawertailo L, Ravindran A, de Oliveira C, Baliunas D, Mulder C, Bolbocean C, Selby P. The effectiveness of generic emails versus a remote knowledge broker to integrate mood management into a smoking cessation programme in team-based primary care: a cluster randomised trial. Implementation Science. 2021;16(1):1-5.
Minian N, Noormohamed A, Lingam M, Zawertailo L, Le Foll B, Rehm J, Giesbrecht N, Samokhvalov AV, Baliunas D, Selby P. Integrating a brief alcohol intervention with tobacco addiction treatment in primary care: qualitative study of health care practitioner perceptions. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. 2021;16(1):1-2.
Minian N, Lingam M, Deruiter WK, Dragonetti R, Selby P. Co-designing behavior change resources with treatment-seeking smokers: Engagement events' findings. Frontiers in Public Health. 2021;9:195.
PACE Open access link
Vojtila L, Ashfaq I, Ampofo A, Dawson D, Selby P. Engaging a person with lived experience of mental illness in a collaborative care model feasibility study. Research Involvement and Engagement. 2021;7(1):1-8.
Zawertailo L, Attwells S, deRuiter WK, Le TL, Dawson D, Selby P. Food addiction and tobacco use disorder: Common liability and shared mechanisms. Nutrients. 2020;12(12):3834.
Food addiction Open access link
Veldhuizen S, Zawertailo L, Ivanova A, Hussain S, Selby P. Seasonal variation in demand for smoking cessation treatment and clinical outcomes. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2021;23(6):976-82.
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Selby P, Vojtila L, Ashfaq I, Dragonetti R, Melamed OC, Carriere R, LaChance L, Kohut SA, Hahn M, Mulsant BH. Technology‐enabled collaborative care for youth with early psychosis: A protocol for a feasibility study to improve physical health behaviours. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 2021;15(4):828-836.
Minian N, Lingam M, Moineddin R, Thorpe KE, Veldhuizen S, Dragonetti R, Zawertailo L, Taylor VH, Hahn M, DeRuiter WK, Melamed O. Impact of a web-based clinical decision support system to assist practitioners in addressing physical activity and/or healthy eating for smoking cessation treatment: protocol for a hybrid type I randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols. 2020;9(9):e19157.
Baliunas D, Zawertailo L, Voci S, Gatov E, Bondy SJ, Fu L, Selby PL. Variability in patient sociodemographics, clinical characteristics, and healthcare service utilization among 107,302 treatment seeking smokers in Ontario: A cross-sectional comparison. PloS One. 2020 Jul 10;15(7):e0235709.
Zawertailo L, Hendershot CS, Tyndale RF, Le Foll B, Samokhvalov AV, Thorpe KE, Pipe A, Reid RD, Selby P. Personalized dosing of nicotine replacement therapy versus standard dosing for the treatment of individuals with tobacco dependence: study protocol for a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Trials. 2020;21:592.
Minian N, Corrin T, Lingam M, deRuiter WK, Rodak T, Taylor VH, Manson H, Dragonetti R, Zawertailo L, Melamed OC, Hahn M. Identifying contexts and mechanisms in multiple behavior change interventions affecting smoking cessation success: a rapid realist review. BMC Public Health. 2020;20:1-26.
Baliunas D, Ivanova A, Tanzini E, Dragonetti R, Selby P. Impact of comprehensive smoking cessation training of practitioners on patients’ 6 month quit outcome. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2020;111:766-74.
Zawertailo L, Ivanova A, Ng G, Le Foll B, Selby P. Safety and efficacy of varenicline for smoking cessation in alcohol-dependent smokers in concurrent treatment for alcohol use disorder: a pilot, randomized placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2020;40(2):130-6.
Minian N, Ivanova A, Voci S, Veldhuizen S, Zawertailo L, Baliunas D, Noormohamed A, Giesbrecht N, Selby P. Computerized clinical decision support system for prompting brief alcohol interventions with treatment seeking smokers: a sex-based secondary analysis of a cluster randomized trial. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020;17(3):1024.
COMBAT Open access link
Voci S, Zawertailo L, Baliunas D, Masood Z, Selby P. Is cannabis use associated with tobacco cessation outcome? An observational cohort study in primary care. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2020;206:107756.
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Minian N, Baliunas D, Noormohamed A, Zawertailo L, Giesbrecht N, Hendershot CS, Le Foll B, Rehm J, Samokhvalov AV, Selby PL. The effect of a clinical decision support system on prompting an intervention for risky alcohol use in a primary care smoking cessation program: a cluster randomized trial. Implementation Science. 2019;14(1):85.
Espinet S, Corrin T, Baliunas D, Quilty L, Zawertailo L, Rizvi SJ, deRuiter W, Bonato S, De Luca V, Kennedy S, Selby P. Predisposing and protective factors influencing suicide ideation, attempt, and death in patients accessing substance use treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. Systematic Reviews. 2019;8(1):115.
Zawertailo L, Mansoursadeghi-Gilan T, Zhang H, Hussain S, Le Foll B, Selby P. Varenicline and bupropion for long-term smoking cessation (the MATCH study): protocol for a real-world, pragmatic, randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols. 2018;7(10):e10826.
Selby P, Voci S, Zawertailo L, Baliunas D, Dragonetti R, Hussain S. Public health impact of a novel smoking cessation outreach program in Ontario, Canada. BMC Public Health. 2018;18(1):1117.
Kushnir V, Selby P, Zawertailo L, Tyndale RF, Leatherdale ST, Cunningham JA. Long-term effectiveness of mailed nicotine replacement therapy: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial 5-year follow-up. BMC Public Health. 2018;18(1):28.
Minian N, Noormohamed A, Baliunas D, Zawertailo L, Mulder C, Ravindran A, de Oliveira C, Selby P. Tailored versus generic knowledge brokering to integrate mood management into smoking cessation interventions in primary care settings: protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols. 2018;7(4):e111.
Zawertailo L. Translational science: basic science to public policy and back again. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2018;20(7):787.
Zawertailo L, Voci S, Selby P. The Cigarette Dependence Scale and Heaviness of Smoking Index as predictors of smoking cessation after 10 weeks of nicotine replacement therapy and at 6-month follow-up. Addictive Behaviors. 2018;78:223-7.
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Minian N, Noormohamed A, Zawertailo L, Baliunas D, Giesbrecht N, Le Foll B, Rehm J, Samokhvalov A, Selby PL. A method for co-creation of an evidence-based patient workbook to address alcohol use when quitting smoking in primary care: a case study. Research Involvement and Engagement. 2018;4(1):4.
Barker M, Lecce J, Ivanova A, Zawertailo L, Dragonetti R, Selby P. Interprofessional communities of practice in continuing medical education for promoting and sustaining practice change: a prospective cohort study. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2018;38(2):86-93.
Minian N, Lingam M, Corrin T, Dragonetti R, Manson H, Taylor VH, Zawertailo L, Ebnahmady A, Melamed OC, Rodak T, Hahn M. The effects of interventions targeting multiple health behaviors on smoking cessation outcomes: a rapid realist review protocol. Systematic Reviews. 2018;7:38.
Selby P, Hunter K, Rogers J, Lang-Robertson K, Soklaridis S, Chow V, Tremblay M, Koubanioudakis D, Dragonetti R, Hussain S, Zawertailo L. How to adapt existing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to practice: a case example with tobacco use guidelines. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016124.
Zawertailo L. Future directions in the treatment of tobacco addiction. Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. 2nd ed. Toronto, ON: CAMH; 2017.
Selby P, Samokhvalov A, Ballarino V. Bupropion. Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. 2nd ed. Toronto, ON: CAMH; 2017.
Dragonetti R, Zhang V. Intensive psychosocial interventions for tobacco cessation. Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. 2nd ed. Toronto, ON: CAMH; 2017.
Barker M, Dragonetti R. Brief interventions for tobacco cessation. Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. 2nd ed. Toronto, ON: CAMH; 2017.
Skinner W, Cohen S, Herie M. Motivational interviewing in tobacco cessation treatment. Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. 2nd ed. Toronto, ON: CAMH; 2017.
Ferrence R, Muir S, Zawertailo L, Ng G. Health effects of tobacco use and exposure. Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. 2nd ed. Toronto, ON: CAMH; 2017.
Ebn Ahmady A, Barker M, Fahim M, Dragonetti R, Selby P. Evaluation of web-based continuing professional development courses: aggregate mixed-methods model. JMIR Medical Education. 2017;3(2):e19.
Ahmady AE, Barker M, Dragonetti R, Fahim M, Selby P. A qualitative evaluation of an online expert-facilitated course on tobacco dependence treatment. Inquiry: A Journal of Medical Care Organization, Provision and Financing. 2017;54:1-10.
Kushnir V, Sproule BA, Zawertailo L, Selby P, Tyndale RF, Leatherdale ST, Cunningham JA. Impact of self-reported lifetime depression or anxiety on effectiveness of mass distribution of nicotine patches. Tobacco Control. 2017;26(5):526-33.
Zawertailo L, Ragusila A, Voci S, Ivanova A, Baliunas D, Selby P. Target quit date timing as a predictor of smoking cessation outcomes. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 2017;31(6):655-663.
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Selby P, deRuiter W. Tobacco use disorder: smoking cessation. Compendium of Therapeutic Choices (CTC).
Minian N, Baliunas D, Zawertailo L, Noormohamed A, Giesbrecht N, Hendershot CS, Le Foll B, Rehm J, Samokhvalov A, Selby PL. Combining alcohol interventions with tobacco addictions treatment in primary care—the COMBAT study: a pragmatic cluster randomized trial. Implementation Science. 2017;12(1):65.
Cunningham JA, Kushnir V, Selby P, Tyndale RF, Zawertailo L, Leatherdale ST. Beyond quitting: Any additional impact of mailing free nicotine patches to current smokers? Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2017;20(5):654-5.
Zawertailo L, Pavlov D, Ivanova A, Ng G, Baliunas D, Selby P. Concurrent e-cigarette use during tobacco dependence treatment in primary care settings: association with smoking cessation at three and six months. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2016;19(2):183-9.
STOP Program (primary care) E-cigarettes/Vaping
Voci S, Zawertailo L, Hussain S, Selby P. Association between adherence to free nicotine replacement therapy and successful quitting. Addictive Behaviors. 2016;61:25-31.
STOP Program (STOP on the Road)
Minian N, Noormohamed A, Dragonetti R, Selby P. Blogging to quit smoking: sharing stories from women of childbearing years in Ontario. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 2016;10(Suppl 1):21-26.
Minian N, Penner J, Voci S, Selby P. Woman focused smoking cessation programming: a qualitative study. BMC Women’s Health. 2016;16(17):1-8.
Cunningham JA, Kushnir V, Selby P, Tyndale RF, Zawertailo L, Leatherdale ST. Effect of mailing nicotine patches on tobacco cessation among adult smokers: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2016;176(2):184-90.
Malas M, van der Tempel J, Schwartz R, Minichiello A, Lightfoot C, Noormohamed A, Andrews J, Zawertailo L, Ferrence R. Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a systematic review. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2016;18(10):1926-36.
van der Tempel J, Noormohamed A, Schwartz R, Norman C, Malas M, Zawertailo L. Vape, quit, tweet? Electronic cigarettes and smoking cessation on Twitter. International Journal of Public Health. 2016;61(2):249-56.
Selby P, deRuiter W. Call to action: training in tobacco addiction in Canada. Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy. 2015;51(4):83-84.
Selby P, Hussain S, Voci S, Zawertailo L. Empowering smokers with a web-assisted tobacco intervention to use prescription smoking cessation medications: a feasibility trial. Implementation Science. 2015;10:139.
Zawertailo LA, Baliunas D, Ivanova A, Selby PL. Individualized treatment for tobacco dependence in addictions treatment settings: The role of current depressive symptoms on outcomes at 3- and 6-months. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2015;17(8):937-945.
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Soklaridis S, Lopez J, Czyzewski K, Dragonetti R, Selby P. R ua smkn m0m?: aspects of a text messaging smoking cessation/reduction intervention for younger mothers. Journal of Smoking Cessation. 2015;10(1):35-43.
Kaduri P, Voci S, Zawertailo L, Chaiton M, McKenzie K, Selby P. Real-world effectiveness of varenicline versus nicotine replacement therapy in patients with and without psychiatric disorders. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 2015;9(3):169-76.
Selby P, Goncharenko K, Barker M, Fahim M, Timothy V, Dragonetti R, Kemper K, Herie M, Hays JT . Review and evaluation of online tobacco dependence treatment training programs for health care practitioners. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2015;17(4):e97.
Zawertailo L, Voci S, Selby P. Depression status as a predictor of quit success in a real world effectiveness study of nicotine replacement therapy. Psychiatry Research. 2015;226(1):120-7.
STOP Program (mass distribution)
Samokhvalov AV, Selby P, Bondy SJ, Chaiton M, Ialomiteanu A, Mann R, Rehm J. Smokers who seek help in specialized cessation clinics: how special are they compared to smokers in general population? Journal of Smoking Cessation. 2014;9(2):76-84.
Selby P, Andriash K, Zawertailo L, Persad D, Zack M, Busto UE. Escalating doses of transdermal nicotine in heavy smokers: effects on smoking behavior and craving. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2013;33(5):667-74.
Zawertailo L, Dragonetti R, Bondy SJ, Victor JC, Selby P. Reach and effectiveness of mailed nicotine replacement therapy for smokers: 6-month outcomes in a naturalistic exploratory study. Tobacco Control. 2013;22(3):e4.
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Selby P, Barker M, Herie M. Tobacco interventions for people with alcohol and other drug problems. In: Herie M, Skinner W, eds. Fundamentals of Addiction: A Practical Guide for Counsellors. Toronto, ON: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. 2013: 239-274.
Kushnir V, Menon M, Balducci XL, Selby P, Busto U, Zawertailo L. Enhanced smoking cue salience associated with depression severity in nicotine-dependent individuals: a preliminary fMRI study. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 2013;16(5):997-1008.
Herie M, Barker M, Czyzewski K, Cohen S, Choy C, Madeley C, Dragonetti R, Hall A, Selby P. Motivational interviewing in respiratory health care: a knowledge translation initiative. Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy. 2012;48(4):6-13.
Herie M, Connolly H, Voci S, Dragonetti R, Selby P. Changing practitioner behavior and building capacity in tobacco cessation treatment: the TEACH project. Patient Education and Counseling. 2012;86(1):49-56.
van Mierlo T, Voci S, Lee S, Fournier R, Selby P. Superusers in social networks for smoking cessation: analysis of demographic characteristics and posting behavior from the Canadian Cancer Society's smokers' helpline online and StopSmokingCenter.net. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2012;14(3).
Lobo DS, Zawertailo L, Selby P, Kennedy JL. The role of ANKK1 and TTC12 genes on drinking behaviour in tobacco dependent subjects. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 2012;13(3):232-8.
Herie, M, Dragonetti R, Selby P. Assessment and brief interventions for alcohol and tobacco problems in primary health care. In: Khenti A, Sapag JC, Mohamoud S, Ravindran A, eds. Mental Health and Substance Use Issues in Primary Care. Toronto: CAMH. 2012.
Costello MJ, Sproule B, Victor JC, Leatherdale ST, Zawertailo L, Selby P. Effectiveness of pharmacist counseling combined with nicotine replacement therapy: a pragmatic randomized trial with 6,987 smokers. Cancer Causes & Control. 2011;22(2):167-80.
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Cunningham JA, Leatherdale ST, Selby PL, Tyndale RF, Zawertailo L, Kushnir V. Randomized controlled trial of mailed nicotine replacement therapy to Canadian smokers: study protocol. BMC Public Health. 2011;11(1):741.
Bacher I, Houle S, Xu X, Zawertailo L, Soliman A, Wilson AA, Selby P, George TP, Sacher J, Miler L, Kish SJ. Monoamine oxidase A binding in the prefrontal and anterior cingulate cortices during acute withdrawal from heavy cigarette smoking. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2011;68(8):817-26.
Selby P, Rogers J, Hunter K, Meyer T, Ngo J. Developing dynamic tobacco control guidelines in Canada. Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. 2010;143(1 suppl):4.
CAN-ADAPTT (conference abstract)
Selby P, van Mierlo T, Voci SC, Parent D, Cunningham JA. Online social and professional support for smokers trying to quit: an exploration of first time posts from 2562 members. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2010;12(3):e34.
Hussain S, Zawertailo L, Busto U, Zack M, Farvolden P, Selby P. The impact of chronic bupropion on plasma cotinine and on the subjective effects of ad lib smoking: a randomized controlled trial in unmotivated smokers. Addictive Behaviors. 2010;35(2):164-7.
Voci S, Bondy S, Zawertailo L, Walker L, George TP, Selby P. Impact of a smoke-free policy in a large psychiatric hospital on staff attitudes and patient behavior. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2010;32(6):623-30.
Selby P, Voci SC, Zawertailo LA, George TP, Brands B. Individualized smoking cessation treatment in an outpatient setting: Predictors of outcome in a sample with psychiatric and addictions co-morbidity. Addictive Behaviors. 2010;35(9):811-7.
Connolly H, D'Hondt J, Herie M, Selby P. Chapter 7: Adapting and developing educational best practices and curricula for Aboriginal tobacco cessation interventions. In: White JP, Peters J, Dinsdale P, and Beavon D, eds.
Aboriginal Policy Research Volume IX: Health and Well-Being. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc. 2010:93-108.
Cunningham JA, Selby PL. Intentions of smokers to use free nicotine replacement therapy. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2008;179(2):145-6.