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NDIT Publications

NDIT Peer-Reviewed Publications (n = 130) (1999-2024)

2024 (n = 2)

  1. Cavaillès C, Barnett TA, Sylvestre MP, Smyrnova A, Van Hulst A, O'Loughlin J. Prospective associations between neighborhood features and body mass index in Montreal adolescents. Ann Epidemiol. 2024 May 29;96:13-23. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2024.05.009. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38821155.

  2. Liu Y, Schnitzer ME, Herrera R, Díaz I, O'Loughlin J, Sylvestre MP. The application of target trials with longitudinal targeted maximum likelihood estimation to assess the effect of alcohol consumption in adolescence on depressive symptoms in adulthood. Am J Epidemiol. 2024 Jun 3;193(6):835-845. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwad241. PMID: 38061692.

2023 (n = 7)

  1. Murray RM, Doré I, Sabiston CM, Michael F, O'Loughlin JL. A time compositional analysis of the association between movement behaviors and indicators of mental health in young adults. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2023 Dec;33(12):2598-2607. doi: 10.1111/sms.14471. Epub 2023 Aug 27. PMID: 37635273.

  2. Lucibello KM, O'Loughlin EK, Sabiston CM, Malouka S, O'Rourke RH, O'Loughlin JL. Body-related shame and authentic pride are independently associated with self-rated health in young adults. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2023 Jun;43(6):271-280. English, French. doi: 10.24095/hpcdp.43.6.01. PMID: 37379356.

  3. O'Loughlin EK, Sabiston CM, O'Rourke RH, Bélanger M, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin JL. The Change in Exergaming From Before to During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Young Adults: Longitudinal Study. JMIR Serious Games. 2023 May 22;11:e41553. doi: 10.2196/41553. PMID: 36952329; PMCID: PMC10242463. 

  4. Marrone E, Longo C, O'Loughlin J, Villeneuve PJ, Zappitelli M, Bartlett-Esquilant G, Barnett TA. Association between annual exposure to air pollution and systolic blood pressure among adolescents in Montréal, Canada. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2023 Apr;43(4):191-198. doi: 10.24095/hpcdp.43.4.04. PMID: 37043547; PMCID: PMC10111566.

  5. O'Loughlin EK, Marashi M, Sabiston CM, Lucibello KM, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin JL. Predictors of Food and Physical Activity Tracking Among Young Adults. Health Educ Behav. 2023 Mar 20:10901981231159679. doi: 10.1177/10901981231159679. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36942324.

  6. Alsaafin A, Chenoweth MJ, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin J, Tyndall RF. Genetic variation in fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH): Associations with early drinking and smoking behaviors​. Addict Behav. 2023 Feb;137:107545. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2022.107545. Epub 2022 Nov 11. PMID: 36403489

  7. Wellman RJ, Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin J. Identifying high school smokers likely to persist in smoking at age 31. Addict Behav. Addict Behav. 2023 Sep;144:107720. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2023.107720. Epub 2023 Apr 10. PMID: 37059001.

2022 (n = 10)

  1. Sylvestre MP, Tchouangue Dinkou GD, Armasu A, Pelekanakis A, Plourde V, Bélanger M, Maximova K, Thombs BD, O'Loughlin J. Symptoms of depression and anxiety increased marginally from before to during the COVID-19 pandemic among young adults in Canada. Sci Rep. 2022 Sep 26;12(1):16033. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-20379-1. PMID: 36163248; PMCID: PMC9512816.

  2. Struik LL, O'Loughlin EK, Riglea T, O'Loughlin J. Predictors of past-year e-cigarette use among young adults. Prev Med Rep. 2022 Aug 29; 29:101965. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.101965.

  3. Mésidor M, Rousseau MC, O'Loughlin J, Sylvestre MP. Does group-based trajectory modeling estimate spurious trajectories? BMC Med Res Methodol. 2022 Jul 14;22(1):194. doi: 10.1186/s12874-022-01622-9. PMID: 35836129; PMCID: PMC9281109.

  4. Pelekanakis A, Doré I, Sylvestre MP, Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin J. Mediation by coping style in the association between stressful life events and depressive symptoms in young adults. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2022 Jul 27. doi: 10.1007/s00127-022-02341-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35895096.

  5. Gallant F, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin JL, Bélanger M. Teenage Sport Trajectory Is Associated With Physical Activity, but Not Body Composition or Blood Pressure in Early Adulthood. J Adolesc Health. 2022 Jul;71(1):119-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.02.014. Epub 2022 Apr 13. PMID: 35428561.

  6. O'Loughlin EK, Riglea T, Sylvestre MP, Pelekanakis A, Sabiston CM, Bélanger M, O'Loughlin JL. Stable physical activity patterns predominate in a longitudinal study of physical activity among young adults in Canada from before to during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prev Med Rep. 2022 Mar 29;27:101782. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.101782. eCollection 2022 Jun.PMID: 35392180 

  7. Sylvestre MP, Dinkou GDT, Naja M, Riglea T, Pelekanakis A, Bélanger M, Maximova K, Mowat D, Paradis G, O'Loughlin J. A longitudinal study of change in substance use from before to during the COVID-19 pandemic in young adults. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2022 Apr;8:100168. doi: 10.1016/j.lana.2021.100168. Epub 2022 Jan 6. PMID: 35469267; PMCID: PMC9021679.

  8. Alsaafin A, Chenoweth MJ, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin J, Tyndale RF. Does genetic variation in a bitter taste receptor gene alter early smoking behaviors in adolescents and young adults? Addiction. 2022 Mar 16. doi: 10.1111/add.15871. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35293057.

  9. Dugas EN, Wellman RJ, Sylvestre MP, Belanger RE, O’Loughlin J. Who mixes tobacco with cannabis and does mixing relate to nicotine dependence? Addict Behav 2022 May;128:107254. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2022.107254. Epub 2022 Jan 20. PMID: 35085951

  10. O'Loughlin EK, Sabiston CM, deJonge ML, Lucibello KM, O'Loughlin JL. Associations among physical activity tracking, physical activity motivation and level of physical activity in young adults. J Health Psychol. 2022 Jul;27(8):1833-1845. doi: 10.1177/13591053211008209. Epub 2021 Apr 20. PMID: 33878944.


2021 (n = 9)

  1. Goulet D, O'Loughlin J, Sylvestre MP. Association of genetic variants with body-mass index and blood pressure in adolescents: A replication study. Front Genet. 2021 Sep 1;12:690335. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2021.690335. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34539733 Free PMC article.

  2. Sylvestre MP, Lauzon B, Dugas EN, Mesidor M, O’Loughlin JL. Cigarette smoking trajectories in adolescent smokers: Does the time axis metric matter? Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 Aug 25:ntab170. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntab170. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34432030

  3. Wellman RJ, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, Sylvestre MP, Pelekanakis A, O'Loughlin J. Natural course of co-use of alcohol and cannabis in adolescents and young adults in Montreal, Canada. Psychol Addict Behav. 2021 Jul 29. doi: 10.1037/adb0000766. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34323529

  4. Murray RM, Sabiston CM, Doré I, Bélanger M, O’Loughlin JL. Association between pattern of team sport participation from adolescence to young adulthood and mental health. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2021 Jul;31(7):1481-1488. doi: 10.1111/sms.13957. Epub 2021 Apr 25. PMID: 33749036

  5. Riglea T, Doré I, O’Loughlin J, Bélanger M, Sylvestre MP. Contemporaneous trajectories of physical activity and screen time in adolescents. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2021 Jun;46(6):676-684. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2020-0631. Epub 2021 Jan 6. PMID: 33406004

  6. Sylvestre MP, Ahun MN, O’Loughlin J. Revisiting trajectories of BMI in youth: An in-depth analysis of differences between BMI and other adiposity measures. Obes Sci Pract. 2021 Jun 25;7(6):711-718. doi: 10.1002/osp4.538. eCollection 2021 Dec. PMID: 34877010

  7. Murray RM, Sabiston CM, Dore I, Bélanger M, O’Loughlin JL. Longitudinal associations between team sport participation and substance use in adolescents and young adults. Addict Behav. 2021 May;116:106798. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106798. Epub 2020 Dec 24. PMID: 33472137

  8. Vallata A, OLoughlin J, Cengelli S, Alla F. Predictors of cigarette smoking cessation in adolescents: A systematic review. J Adoles Health. 2021 Apr;68(4):649-657. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.09.025. Epub 2020 Nov 12. PMID: 33191057 Review.

  9. Mendo CW, Maurel M, Doré I, O’Loughlin J, Sylvestre MP. Depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking in adolescents and young adults: mediating role of friends smoking. Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 Mar 15:ntab046. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntab046. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33720376


2020 (n = 11)

  1. Sylvester BD, Gilchrist JD, O’Loughlin JL, Sabiston CM. Sampling sports during adolescence, exercise behavior in adulthood, and the mediating role of perceived variety in exercise. Psychol Health. 2020 Nov;35(11):1368-1383. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2020.1743843. Epub 2020. PMID: 32216559.

  2. Sylvestre MP, Wellman RJ, Ahun MN, Datta G, Jutras-Aswad D, O Loughlin J. Discrete time measures versus trajectories of drinking frequency across adolescence as predictors of binge drinking in young adulthood: A longitudinal investigation. BMJ Open. 2020 Sep 23;10(9):e035939. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035939. PMID: 32967870

  3. Ahun MN, Lauzon B (co-first author), Sylvestre MP, Bergeron-Caron C, Eltonsy S, O’Loughlin J. A systematic review of cigarette trajectories in adolescents. Int J Drug Policy. 2020 Sep;83:102838. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102838. Epub 2020 Jul 16. PMID: 32683174 Review.

  4. Minary L, Agrinier N, Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, O’Loughlin J. The natural course of cigarette smoking among adolescent daily smokers in France and Quebec. Tob Use Insights. 2020 Aug 13;13:1179173X20943549. doi: 10.1177/1179173X20943549. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32922106

  5. Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin J.  Does use of other tobacco products change when cigarette smoking status changes: A descriptive study of young adults. Addict Behav. 2020 Aug;107:106404. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106404. Epub 2020 Mar 21. PMID: 32222562.

  6. Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, O’Loughlin J. Type of e-liquid vaped, poly-nicotine use and nicotine dependence symptoms in young adult e-cigarette users: A descriptive study. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jun 12;20(1):922. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09056-y. PMID: 32532250

  7. O’Loughlin E, Sabiston CM, Kakinami L, McGrath JJ, Consolva M, O’Loughlin JL, Barnett TA. Development and validation of the Reasons to Exergame (RTEX) scale in young adults: Exploratory factors analysis. JMIR Serious Games 2020 Jun 15;8(2):e16261. doi: 10.2196/16261. PMID: 32538792

  8. Wellman RJ, Chaiton M, Morgenstern M, O'Loughlin J. Untangling influences in the longitudinal relationship between depressive symptoms and drinking frequency in high school. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Mar;66(3):308-314. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.10.001. Epub 2019 Nov 11. PMID: 31727551.

  9. Lucibello KM, Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin EK, O'Loughlin JL. Mediating role of body-related shame and guilt in the relationship between weight perceptions and lifestyle behaviours. Obes Sci Pract 2020 Mar 25;6(4):365-372. doi: 10.1002/osp4.415. eCollection 2020 Aug. PMID: 32874671

  10. Wellman RJ, Sylvestre MP, Abi Nader P, Chiolero A, Mesidor M, Dugas EN, Tougri G, O’Loughlin J.      Intensity and frequency of physical activity and high blood pressure in adolescents: A longitudinal study. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2020 Feb;22(2):283-290. doi: 10.1111/jch.13806. Epub 2020 Jan 19. PMID: 31955514.

  11. Mésidor M, Sylvestre MP, Minoyan N, O'Loughlin J. Cigarette smoking and nicotine dependence trajectories among incident adolescent smokers. Nicotine Tob Res 2020 Jan 23:ntaa018. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntaa018. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31970408.


2019 (n = 5)

  1. Guentcheva I, Dugas EN, Hanusaik N, Drapeau V, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin J. Depression symptoms and night eating in young adulthood. Eat Weight Disord. 2019 Oct 31. doi: 10.1007/s40519-019-00796-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31673988.

  2. Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, Ewusi-Boisvert E, Chaiton M, Montreuil A, O'Loughlin J. Early risk factors for daily cannabis use in young adults. Can J Psychiatry. 2019 May;64(5):329-337. doi: 10.1177/0706743718804541. Epub 2018 Oct 29. PMID: 30373372; PMCID: PMC6591884.

  3. Brunet J, Pila E, Solomon-Krakus S, Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin J. Self-esteem moderates the associations between body-related self-conscious emotions and depressive symptoms. J Health Psychol. 2019 May;24(6):833-843. doi: 10.1177/1359105316683786. Epub 2017 Jan 23. PMID: 28810377.

  4. .Rodriguez D, Goulazian T, Strasser A, O'Loughlin J, Dugas EN, Hitsman BL, Kuoiloi C, Schnoll R. The role of the subjective importance of smoking (SIMS) in cessation and abstinence. J Smoking Cessation. 2019 Mar;14(1):1-11. doi:10.1017/jsc.2018.7.

  5. O'Loughlin JL, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, Winickoff JP, Montreuil A, Wellman RJ, Sylvestre MP, Hanusaik N. Parental Cannabis Use Is Associated with Cannabis Initiation and Use in Offspring. J Pediatr. 2019 Mar;206:142-147.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.10.057. Epub 2018 Nov 16. PMID: 30454963.


2018 (n=6)                                                                                     

  1. O'Loughlin JL, Wellman RJ. Letter to the Editor Regarding "Students' Cigarette Smoking and the Perceived Nicotine Content of Their E-cigarettes". Am J Prev Med. 2018 Dec;55(6):932-933. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.05.031. PMID: 30454641.Sylvestre MP, Hanusaik N, Berger D, Dugas E, Pbert L, Winickoff J, O'Loughlin JL. A Tool to Identify Adolescents at Risk of Cigarette Smoking Initiation. Pediatrics. 2018 Nov;142(5):e20173701. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-3701. Epub 2018 Oct 1. PMID: 30275237.

  2. Sylvestre MP, Hanusaik N, Berger D, Dugas E, Pbert L, Winickoff J, O'Loughlin JL. A Tool to Identify Adolescents at Risk of Cigarette Smoking Initiation. Pediatrics. 2018 Nov;142(5):e20173701. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-3701. Epub 2018 Oct 1. PMID: 30275237.

  3. Sylvestre MP, Chagnon M, Wellman RJ, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin J. Sex Differences in Attaining Cigarette Smoking and Nicotine Dependence Milestones Among Novice Smokers. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Aug 1;187(8):1670-1677. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwy045. PMID: 29522067.

  4. Chagnon M, O'Loughlin J, Engert JC, Karp I, Sylvestre MP. Missing single nucleotide polymorphisms in Genetic Risk Scores: A simulation study. PLoS One. 2018 Jul 19;13(7):e0200630. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200630. PMID: 30024900; PMCID: PMC6053141.

  5. Belanger M, Katapally TR, Barnett TA, O'Loughlin E, Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin J. Link between Physical Activity Type in Adolescence and Body Composition in Adulthood. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018 Apr;50(4):709-714. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001503. PMID: 29210917.

  6. Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin EK, Dugas EN, Montreuil A, Dutczak H, O'Loughlin J. Reasons for quitting smoking in young adult cigarette smokers. Addict Behav. 2018 Feb;77:28-33. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.09.010. Epub 2017 Sep 20. PMID: 28946012.


2017 (n=4)

  1. Sylvestre MP, Kâ K, Dugas EN, Zappitelli M, O'Loughlin J. Sex-specific trajectories of systolic and diastolic blood pressure in youth. J Hypertens. 2017 Jul;35(7):1416-1423. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001322. PMID:282. 

  2. Ashdown-Franks G, Sabiston CM, Solomon-Kralus S, O'Loughlin J. Sport participation in high school and anxiety symptoms in young adulthood. Ment Health Phys Act. 2017 Mar;12:19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.mhpa.2016.12.001.

  3. Kakinami L, O'Loughlin EK, Brunet J, Dugas EN, Constantin E, Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin J. Associations between physical activity and sedentary behavior with sleep quality and quantity in young adults. Sleep Health. 2017 Feb;3(1):56-61. doi: 10.1016/j.sleh.2016.11.001. Epub 2016 Dec 9. PMID: 28346152.

  4. Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin EK, Brunet J, Kakinami L, Constantin E, O'Loughlin J. Nicotine dependence and sleep quality in young adults. Addict Behav. 2017 Feb;65:154-160. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.10.020. Epub 2016 Oct 25. PMID: 27816041.


2016 (n=7)

  1. Wellman RJ, Dugas EN, Dutczak H, O'Loughlin EK, Datta GD, Lauzon B, O'Loughlin J. Predictors of the Onset of Cigarette Smoking: A Systematic Review of Longitudinal Population-Based Studies in Youth. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Nov;51(5):767-778. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.04.003. Epub 2016 May 11. PMID: 27180028. (Editors selected this article to be available online free for all readers, and to be part of the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program for physicians)

  2. Dugas E, Wellman R, Kermack A, Tremblay M, O`Loughlin J. Reasons Young Smokers Do Not Use NRT Even When it is Available Free-of-Charge: An Exploratory Study. Can J Addict. 2016 Jun:7(2):14-21.

  3. Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin J. E-cigarettes: addressing gaps in knowledge. Int J Public Health. 2016 Mar;61(2):149-50. doi: 10.1007/s00038-016-0801-4. Epub 2016 Mar 14. PMID: 26971509. (Invited Commentary)

  4. O'Loughlin J, Wellman RJ, Potvin L. Whither the e-cigarette? Int J Public Health. 2016 Mar;61(2):147-8. doi: 10.1007/s00038-016-0800-5. Epub 2016 Mar 14. PMID: 26971510. (Invited Editorial)

  5. Wellman RJ, Vaughn JA, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin EK, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin JL. Relationships Between Current and Past Binge Drinking and Systolic Blood Pressure in Young Adults. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Mar;58(3):352-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.10.251. PMID: 26903432.

  6. Sabiston CM, Jewett R, Ashdown-Franks G, Belanger M, Brunet J, O'Loughlin E, O'Loughlin J. Number of Years of Team and Individual Sport Participation During Adolescence and Depressive Symptoms in Early Adulthood. J Sport Exerc Psychol. 2016 Feb;38(1):105-10. doi: 10.1123/jsep.2015-0175. PMID: 27018562.

  7. Chenoweth MJ, Sylvestre MP, Contreras G, Novalen M, O'Loughlin J, Tyndale RF. Variation in CYP2A6 and tobacco dependence throughout adolescence and in young adult smokers. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Jan 1;158:139-46. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.11.017. Epub 2015 Nov 21. PMID: 26644138; PMCID: PMC4698159.


2015 (n=12)

  1. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, O'Loughlin J. Confirmatory factor analysis of the Autonomy over Tobacco Scale (AUTOS) in adults. Addict Behav. 2015 Nov;50:217-21. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.06.033. Epub 2015 Jun 23. PMID: 26162621

  2. Gobbi G, Low NC, Dugas E, Sylvestre MP, Contreras G, O'Loughlin J. Short-Term Natural Course of Depressive Symptoms and Family-Related Stress in Adolescents After Separation From Father. Can J Psychiatry. 2015 Oct;60(10):417-26. doi: 10.1177/070674371506001002. PMID: 26720187; PMCID: PMC4679116.

  3. Bolze C, Gray-Donald K, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin J. Predictors of Weight Loss in Young Adults. Child Obes. 2015 Oct;11(5):541-8. doi: 10.1089/chi.2014.0160. PMID: 26440384.

  4. O'Loughlin J, Dugas EN, Brunet J, DiFranza J, Engert JC, Gervais A, Gray-Donald K, Karp I, Low NC, Sabiston C, Sylvestre MP, Tyndale RF, Auger N, Auger N, Mathieu B, Tracie B, Chaiton M, Chenoweth MJ, Constantin E, Contreras G, Kakinami L, Labbe A, Maximova K, McMillan E, O'Loughlin EK, Pabayo R, Roy-Gagnon MH, Tremblay M, Wellman RJ, Hulst A, Paradis G. Cohort Profile: The Nicotine Dependence in Teens (NDIT) Study. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Oct;44(5):1537-46. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyu135. Epub 2014 Jul 13. PMID: 25022274; PMCID: PMC4681104.

  5. Dubé E, O'Loughlin J, Karp I, Jutras-Aswad D. Cigarette smoking may modify the association between cannabis use and adiposity in males. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2015 Aug;135:121-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pbb.2015.04.018. Epub 2015 May 27. PMID: 26026899.

  6. Bélanger M, Sabiston CM, Barnett TA, O'Loughlin E, Ward S, Contreras G, O'Loughlin J. Number of years of participation in some, but not all, types of physical activity during adolescence predicts level of physical activity in adulthood: Results from a 13-year study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2015 Jun 10;12:76. doi: 10.1186/s12966-015-0237-x. PMID: 26058349; PMCID: PMC4464637.

  7. Kakinami L, O'Loughlin EK, Dugas EN, Sabiston CM, Paradis G, O'Loughlin J. The Association Between Exergaming and Physical Activity in Young Adults. J Phys Act Health. 2015 Jun;12(6):789-93. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2013-0447. Epub 2014 Aug 15. PMID: 25133470.Pila E, Sabiston CM, Brunet J, Castonguay AL, O'Loughlin J. Do body-related shame and guilt mediate the association between weight status and self-esteem? J Health Psychol. 2015 May;20(5):659-69. doi: 10.1177/1359105315573449. PMID: 25903252.

  8. Pila E, Sabiston CM, Brunet J, Castonguay AL, O'Loughlin J. Do body-related shame and guilt mediate the association between weight status and self-esteem? J Health Psychol. 2015 May;20(5):659-69. doi: 10.1177/1359105315573449. PMID: 25903252.

  9. Dugas EN, Low NC, O'Loughlin EK, O'Loughlin JL. Recurrent suicidal ideation in young adults. Can J Public Health. 2015 Apr 30;106(5):e303-7. doi: 10.17269/cjph.106.4774. PMID: 26451992; PMCID: PMC6972480.

  10. Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin J. Data dilemmas and difficult decisions: on dealing with inconsistencies in self-reports. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Apr;56(4):365-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.01.015. PMID: 25797629.

  11. Chaiton M, Cohen JE, Rehm J, Abdulle M, O'Loughlin J. Confounders or intermediate variables? Testing mechanisms for the relationship between depression and smoking in a longitudinal cohort study. Addict Behav. 2015 Mar;42:154-61. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.11.026. Epub 2014 Nov 27. PMID: 25462665.

  12. Constantin E, Low NC, Dugas E, Karp I, O'Loughlin J. Association Between Childhood Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence. Behav Sleep Med. 2015;13(6):442-54. doi: 10.1080/15402002.2014.940106. Epub 2014 Aug 7. PMID: 25102357.


2014 (n=12)

  1. Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, Low NC, Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin JL. Sustained waterpipe use among young adults. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Jun;16(6):709-16. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntt215. Epub 2013 Dec 30. PMID: 24379147.

  2. O'Loughlin J*, Sylvestre MP*, Labbe A, Low NC, Roy-Gagnon MH, Dugas EN, Karp I, Engert JC. (*co-first authors). Genetic variants and early cigarette smoking and nicotine dependence phenotypes in adolescents. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 29;9(12):e115716. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115716. PMID: 25545355; PMCID: PMC4278712.

  3. Jewett R, Sabiston CM, Brunet J, O'Loughlin EK, Scarapicchia T, O'Loughlin J. School sport participation during adolescence and mental health in early adulthood. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Nov;55(5):640-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.04.018. Epub 2014 Jun 10. PMID: 24928804.

  4. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, O'Loughlin J. Recalled first reactions to inhaling nicotine predict the level of physical dependence. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Oct 1;143:167-72. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.07.021. Epub 2014 Jul 29. PMID: 25108583.

  5. Scarapicchia TM, Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin E, Brunet J, Chaiton M, O'Loughlin JL. Physical activity motivation mediates the association between depression symptoms and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Prev Med. 2014 Sep;66:45-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.05.017. Epub 2014 May 28. PMID: 24879889.

  6. O'Loughlin JL. E-cigarettes - promise or peril? Can J Public Health. 2014 Apr 2;105(2):e94-6. doi: 10.17269/cjph.105.4524. PMID: 24886855; PMCID: PMC6972217. (Invited Editorial)

  7. O'Loughlin JL, Sylvestre MP, Dugas EN, Karp I. Predictors of the occurrence of smoking discontinuation in novice adolescent smokers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jun;23(6):1090-101. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0869. PMID: 24895443.

  8. Brunet J, Sabiston CM, Chaiton M, Low NC, Contreras G, Barnett TA, O'Loughlin JL. Measurement invariance of the depressive symptoms scale during adolescence. BMC Psychiatry. 2014 Mar 31;14:95. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-14-95. PMID: 24679136; PMCID: PMC3974422.

  9. Wellman RJ, Contreras GA, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, O'Loughlin JL. Determinants of sustained binge drinking in young adults. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 May;38(5):1409-15. doi: 10.1111/acer.12365. Epub 2014 Feb 11. PMID: 24512139.

  10. Brunet J, Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin E, Chaiton M, Low NC, O'Loughlin JL. Symptoms of depression are longitudinally associated with sedentary behaviors among young men but not among young women. Prev Med. 2014 Mar;60:16-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.12.003. Epub 2013 Dec 11. PMID: 24333606.

  11. Pedneault M, Labbe A, Roy-Gagnon MH, Low NC, Dugas E, Engert JC, O'Loughlin J. The association between CHRN genetic variants and dizziness at first inhalation of cigarette smoke. Addict Behav. 2014 Jan;39(1):316-20. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.08.033. Epub 2013 Sep 7. PMID: 24119711.

  12. O'Loughlin JL, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, Karp I, Sylvestre MP. Incidence and determinants of cigarette smoking initiation in young adults. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jan;54(1):26-32.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.07.009. Epub 2013 Aug 29. PMID: 23992758.


2013 (n=8)

  1. Malard L, Kakinami L, O'Loughlin J, Roy-Gagnon MH, Labbe A, Pilote L, Hamet P, Tremblay J, Paradis G. The association between the Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 gene and blood pressure in a cohort study of adolescents. BMC Med Genet. 2013 Nov 5;14:117. doi: 10.1186/1471-2350-14-117. PMID: 24191856; PMCID: PMC4228362.

  2. O'Loughlin EK, Low NC, Sabiston CM, Brunet J, Dugas EN, Chaiton MO, O'Loughlin J. Symptoms of specific anxiety disorders may relate differentially to different physical activity modalities in young adults. Ment Health Phys Act. 2013 Oct;6(3):155-61. doi: 10.1016/j.mhpa.2013.07.003.

  3. Barnett TA, Maximova K, Sabiston CM, Van Hulst A, Brunet J, Castonguay AL, Bélanger M, O'Loughlin J. Physical activity growth curves relate to adiposity in adolescents. Ann Epidemiol. 2013 Sep;23(9):529-33. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2013.07.004. PMID: 23958405.

  4. Racicot S, McGrath JJ, Karp I, O'Loughlin J. Predictors of nicotine dependence symptoms among never-smoking adolescents: a longitudinal analysis from the Nicotine Dependence in Teens Study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Jun 1;130(1-3):38-44. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.10.006. Epub 2012 Nov 26. PMID: 23195923; PMCID: PMC5391245.

  5. Chaiton M, Contreras G, Brunet J, Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin E, Low NC, Karp I, Barnett TA, O'Loughlin J. Heterogeneity of Depressive Symptom Trajectories through Adolescence: Predicting Outcomes in Young Adulthood. J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 May;22(2):96-105. PMID: 23667355; PMCID: PMC3647625

  6. Chenoweth MJ, O'Loughlin J, Sylvestre MP, Tyndale RF. CYP2A6 slow nicotine metabolism is associated with increased quitting by adolescent smokers. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2013 Apr;23(4):232-5. doi: 10.1097/FPC.0b013e32835f834d. PMID: 23462429; PMCID: PMC3744214.

  7. Sabiston CM, O'Loughlin E, Brunet J, Chaiton M, Low NC, Barnett T, O'Loughlin J. Linking depression symptom trajectories in adolescence to physical activity and team sports participation in young adults. Prev Med. 2013 Feb;56(2):95-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.11.013. Epub 2012 Dec 5. PMID: 23219680.

  8. Brunet J, Sabiston CM, Chaiton M, Barnett TA, O'Loughlin E, Low NC, O'Loughlin JL. The association between past and current physical activity and depressive symptoms in young adults: a 10-year prospective study. Ann Epidemiol. 2013 Jan;23(1):25-30. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2012.10.006. Epub 2012 Nov 22. PMID: 23176784.

2012 (n=7)

  1. Bélanger M, O'Loughlin J, Karp I, Barnett TA, Sabiston CM. Physical activity fluctuations and body fat during adolescence. Pediatr Obes. 2012 Feb;7(1):73-81. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2011.00010.x. Epub 2011 Dec 1. PMID: 22434741.

  2. Langlois KA, Birkett N, Garner R, O'Loughlin J. Trajectories of physical activity in Montreal adolescents from age 12 to 17 years. J Phys Act Health. 2012 Nov;9(8):1146-54. doi: 10.1123/jpah.9.8.1146. Epub 2011 Dec 27. PMID: 22207200.

  3. Low NC, Dugas E, Constantin E, Karp I, Rodriguez D, O'Loughlin J. The association between parental history of diagnosed mood/anxiety disorders and psychiatric symptoms and disorders in young adult offspring. BMC Psychiatry. 2012 Nov 5;12:188. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-12-188. PMID: 23126640; PMCID: PMC3534519.

  4. Pabayo R, O'Loughlin J, Barnett TA, Cohen JE, Gauvin L. Does intolerance of smoking at school or in restaurants or corner stores decrease cigarette use initiation in adolescents? Nicotine Tob Res. 2012 Oct;14(10):1154-60. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntr326. Epub 2012 Feb 21. PMID: 22355076.

  5. Cengelli S, O'Loughlin J, Lauzon B, Cornuz J. A systematic review of longitudinal population-based studies on the predictors of smoking cessation in adolescent and young adult smokers. Tob Control. 2012 May;21(3):355-62. doi: 10.1136/tc.2011.044149. Epub 2011 Aug 16. PMID: 21846777.

  6. Dugas E, Low NC, Rodriguez D, Burrows S, Contreras G, Chaiton M, O'Loughlin J. Early predictors of suicidal ideation in young adults. Can J Psychiatry. 2012 Jul;57(7):429-36. doi: 10.1177/070674371205700706. PMID: 227

  7. Auger N, Lo E, O'Loughlin J. Risk of gambling onset in youth who are younger than same-grade peers. Ann Epidemiol. 2012 May;22(5):372-5. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2012.02.003. Epub 2012 Mar 3. PMID: 22382079.


2011 (n=2)

  1. Karp I, Paradis G, Lambert M, Dugas E, O'Loughlin J. A prognostic tool to identify adolescents at high risk of becoming daily smokers. BMC Pediatr. 2011 Aug 11;11:70. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-11-70. PMID: 21834962; PMCID: PMC3199792.

  2. Fuller D, Sabiston C, Karp I, Barnett T, O'Loughlin J. School sports opportunities influence physical activity in secondary school and beyond. J Sch Health. 2011 Aug;81(8):449-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.2011.00613.x. PMID: 21740429.


2010 (n=7)

  1. Chaiton M, Cohen J, O'Loughlin J, Rehm J. Use of cigarettes to improve affect and depressive symptoms in a longitudinal study of adolescents. Addict Behav. 2010 Dec;35(12):1054-60. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2010.07.002. Epub 2010 Jul 23. PMID: 20691543.

  2. Auger N, Lo E, Cantinotti M, O'Loughlin J. Impulsivity and socio-economic status interact to increase the risk of gambling onset among youth. Addiction. 2010 Dec;105(12):2176-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03100.x. Epub 2010 Sep 15. PMID: 20840210.

  3. Barnett TA, O'Loughlin J, Sabiston CM, Karp I, Bélanger M, Van Hulst A, Lambert M. Teens and screens: the influence of screen time on adiposity in adolescents. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Aug 1;172(3):255-62. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwq125. Epub 2010 Jul 8. PMID: 20616201.

  4. Koudsi NA, O'Loughlin J, Rodriguez D, Audrain-McGovern J, Tyndale RF. The genetic aspects of nicotine metabolism and their impact on adolescent nicotine dependence. J Pediatr Biochem. 2010 Jul;1(2):105-123. doi:10.3233/JPB-2010-0014.

  5. Contreras GA, O'Loughlin J, Rodriguez D, Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR. Measures of nicotine dependence in adolescents: an update of the evidence 2000-2010. J Pediatr Biochem. 2010 Jun;1:143-64. doi: 10.3233/JPB20100011.

  6. Dugas E, Tremblay M, Low NC, Cournoyer D, O'Loughlin J. Water-pipe smoking among North American youths. Pediatrics. 2010 Jun;125(6):1184-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2009-2335. Epub 2010 May 10. PMID: 20457679.

  7. Maximova K, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Hanley JA, Lynch J. Changes in anthropometric characteristics and blood pressure during adolescence. Epidemiology. 2010 May;21(3):324-31. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181d61d10. PMID: 20220520.


2009 (n=8)

  1. Maximova K, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Hanley JA, Lynch J. Declines in physical activity and higher systolic blood pressure in adolescence. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Nov 1;170(9):1084-94. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwp255. Epub 2009 Sep 24. PMID: 19778982.

  2. Wileyto P, O'Loughlin J, Lagerlund M, Meshefedjian G, Dugas E, Gervais A. Distinguishing risk factors for the onset of cravings, withdrawal symptoms and tolerance in novice adolescent smokers. Tob Control. 2009 Oct;18(5):387-92. doi: 10.1136/tc.2009.030189. Epub 2009 Jul 30. PMID: 19648131.

  3.  Chaiton MO, Cohen JE, O'Loughlin J, Rehm J. A systematic review of longitudinal studies on the association between depression and smoking in adolescents. BMC Public Health. 2009 Sep 22;9:356. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-9-356. PMID: 19772635; PMCID: PMC2758872.

  4. O'Loughlin J, Karp I, Koulis T, Paradis G, Difranza J. Determinants of first puff and daily cigarette smoking in adolescents. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Sep 1;170(5):585-97. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwp179. Epub 2009 Jul 27. PMID: 19635735.

  5. Bélanger M, Gray-Donald K, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Hanley J. When adolescents drop the ball: sustainability of physical activity in youth. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Jul;37(1):41-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2009.04.002. PMID: 19524143.

  6. Bélanger M, Gray-Donald K, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Hutcheon J, Maximova K, Hanley J. Participation in organised sports does not slow declines in physical activity during adolescence. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2009 Mar 31;6:22. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-6-22. PMID: 19335892; PMCID: PMC2670258.

  7. Bélanger M, Gray-Donald K, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Hanley J. Influence of weather conditions and season on physical activity in adolescents. Ann Epidemiol. 2009 Mar;19(3):180-6. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2008.12.008. PMID: 19217000.

  8. O'Loughlin J, Gervais A, Dugas E, Meshefedjian G. Milestones in the process of cessation among novice adolescent smokers. Am J Public Health. 2009 Mar;99(3):499-504. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2007.128629. Epub 2008 Jul 16. PMID: 18633080; PMCID: PMC2661454.


2008 (n=1)

  1. O'Loughlin J, Karp I, Henderson M, Gray-Donald K. Does cigarette use influence adiposity or height in adolescence? Ann Epidemiol. 2008 May;18(5):395-402. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2007.12.010. Epub 2008 Mar 17. PMID: 18346909.


2007 (n=2)

  1. Bancej C, O'Loughlin J, Platt RW, Paradis G, Gervais A. Smoking cessation attempts among adolescent smokers: a systematic review of prevalence studies. Tob Control. 2007 Dec;16(6):e8. doi: 10.1136/tc.2006.018853.

  2. O’Loughlin J, Kishchuk N. Rethinking and reframing research on tobacco use in youth: Reflections based on a longitudinal investigation of Quebec adolescents. Drogues, Santé, et Societe. 2007 Jun;6(1):i1-i20


2006 (n=5)

  1. Dasgupta K, O'Loughlin J, Chen S, Karp I, Paradis G, Tremblay J, Hamet P, Pilote L. Emergence of sex differences in prevalence of high systolic blood pressure: analysis of a longitudinal adolescent cohort. Circulation. 2006 Dec 12;114(24):2663-70. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.106.624536. Epub 2006 Dec 4. Erratum in: Circulation. 2007 Aug 28;116(9):e319. PMID: 17145992.

  2. Pabayo R, O'Loughlin J, Gauvin L, Paradis G, Gray-Donald K. Effect of a ban on extracurricular sports activities by secondary school teachers on physical activity levels of adolescents: a multilevel analysis. Health Educ Behav. 2006 Oct;33(5):690-702. doi: 10.1177/1090198105285327. Epub 2006 Jul 21. PMID: 16861595.

  3. Eppel A, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Platt R. Reliability of self-reports of cigarette use in novice smokers. Addict Behav. 2006 Sep;31(9):1700-4. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2005.11.006. Epub 2005 Dec 15. PMID: 16359824.

  4. Gervais A, O'Loughlin J, Meshefedjian G, Bancej C, Tremblay M. Milestones in the natural course of onset of cigarette use among adolescents. CMAJ. 2006 Aug 1;175(3):255-61. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.051235. PMID: 16880445; PMCID: PMC1513423. (Commentary by Klein JD. Adolescents and smoking: the first puff may be the worst. CMAJ 2006;175(3):262.) 

  5. Karp I, O'Loughlin J, Hanley J, Tyndale RF, Paradis G. Risk factors for tobacco dependence in adolescent smokers. Tob Control. 2006 Jun;15(3):199-204. doi: 10.1136/tc.2005.014118. PMID: 16728750; PMCID: PMC2564659.


2005 (n=1)

  1. Karp I, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Hanley J, Difranza J. Smoking trajectories of adolescent novice smokers in a longitudinal study of tobacco use. Ann Epidemiol. 2005 Jul;15(6):445-52. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2004.10.002. PMID: 15967392.


2004 (n=1)

  1. O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Kim W, DiFranza J, Meshefedjian G, McMillan-Davey E, Wong S, Hanley J, Tyndale RF. Genetically decreased CYP2A6 and the risk of tobacco dependence: a prospective study of novice smokers. Tob Control. 2004 Dec;13(4):422-8. doi: 10.1136/tc.2003.007070. PMID: 15564629; PMCID: PMC1747926.


2003 (n=1)

  1. O'Loughlin J, DiFranza J, Tyndale RF, Meshefedjian G, McMillan-Davey E, Clarke PB, Hanley J, Paradis G. Nicotine-dependence symptoms are associated with smoking frequency in adolescents. Am J Prev Med. 2003 Oct;25(3):219-25. doi: 10.1016/s0749-3797(03)00198-3. PMID: 14507528.


2002 (n=2)

  1. O'Loughlin J, DiFranza J, Tarasuk J, Meshefedjian G, McMillan-Davey E, Paradis G, Tyndale RF, Clarke P, Hanley J. Assessment of nicotine dependence symptoms in adolescents: a comparison of five indicators. Tob Control. 2002 Dec;11(4):354-60. doi: 10.1136/tc.11.4.354. PMID: 12432161; PMCID: PMC1747676.

  2. O'Loughlin J, Tarasuk J, Difranza J, Paradis G. Reliability of selected measures of nicotine dependence among adolescents. Ann Epidemiol. 2002 Jul;12(5):353-62. doi: 10.1016/s1047-2797(01)00312-x. PMID: 12062924.

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