Academic articles 2023

Maclean A, Hunt K, Brown A, Evered JA, Dowrick A, Fokkens A, Grob R, Law S, Locock L, Marcinow M, Smith L, Urbanowicz A, Verheij N and Wild C (2023). Negotiation of collective and individual candidacy for long Covid healthcare in the early phases of the Covid-19 pandemic: Validated, diverted and rejected candidacy. SSM – Qualitative Research in Health, 3: 100207. doi:10.1016/j.ssmqr.2022.100207

Amalia B, Fu M, Tigova O, Ballbè M, Paniello B, Castellano Y, Vyzikidou VK, O'Donnell R, Dobson R, Lugo A, Veronese C, Pérez-Ortuño R, Pascual JA, Cortés N, Gil F, Olmedo P, Soriano JB, Boffi R, Ruprecht A, Ancochea J, López MJ, Gallus S, Vardavas C, Semple S, Fernández E and the TackSHS Project Investigators (2023). Exposure to secondhand aerosol from electronic cigarettes at homes: A real-life study in four European countries. Science of the Total Environment, 854: 158668. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.158668

Purves RI, Maclean J, Rocha C, Philpott M, Fitzgerald N, Piggin J and Hunt K (2023). Attending sporting mega events during COVID-19: mitigation and messaging at UK EURO 2020 matches. Health Promotion International, 38(1): dacc176. doi:10.1093/heapro/daac176

Jongenelis MI, Drane C, Hasking P, Chikritzhs T, Miller P, Hastings G and Pettigrew S (2023). Development and validation of the Alcohol Message Perceived Effectiveness Scale. Scientific Reports, 13: 997. doi:10.1038/s41598-023-28141-x

Zaremba SMM, Stead M, McKell J, O’Carroll RE, Mutrie N, Treweek S and Anderson AS (2023). Response to a novel, weight self-awareness plan used in a multi-component lifestyle intervention programme to reduce breast cancer risk factors in older women – secondary analysis from The ActWELL trial. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 36(1): 266-276. doi:10.1111/jhn.13062

Uny I, Angus K, Duncan E and Dobbie F (2023). Barriers and facilitators to delivering bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in deprived communities: a systematic review. Perspectives in Public Health, 143(1): 43-53. doi:10.1177/17579139211055497

Maharaj T, Angus C, Fitzgerald N, Allen K, Stewart S, MacHale S and Ryan JD (2023). Impact of minimum unit pricing on alcohol-related hospital outcomes: systematic review. BMJ Open, 13(2): e065220. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-065220

Rollins N, Piwoz E, Baker P, Kingston G, Mabaso KM, McCoy D, Ribeiro Neves PA, Pérez-Escamilla R, Richter L, Russ K, Sen G, Tomori C, Victora CG, Zambrano P and Hastings G on behalf of the 2023 Lancet Breastfeeding Series Group (2023). Marketing of commercial milk formula: a system to capture parents, communities, science, and policy. The Lancet, 401(10375): 486-502. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01931-6

Baker P, Smith JP, Garde A, Grummer-Strawn LM, Wood B, Sen G, Hastings G, Pérez-Escamilla R, Ling CY, Rollins N and McCoy D on behalf of the 2023 Lancet Breastfeeding Series Group (2023). The political economy of infant and young child feeding: confronting corporate power, overcoming structural barriers, and accelerating progress. The Lancet, 401(10375): 503-524. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01933-X

Nafees AA, Muneer MZ, Irfan M, Kadir MM, Semple S, De Matteis S, Burney P and Cullinan P (2023). Byssinosis and lung health among cotton textile workers: baseline findings of the MultiTex trial in Karachi, Pakistan. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 80(3): 129-136. doi:10.1136/oemed-2022-108533

Donnachie C, Sweeting H and Hunt K (2023). A qualitative study on young men's experiences of intentional weight-gain. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(4): 3320. doi:10.3390/ijerph20043320

Moodie C, Best C, Hitchman SC, Critchlow N, MacKintosh AM, McNeill A and Stead M (2023). Impact of standardised packaging in the UK on warning salience, appeal, harm perceptions and cessation-related behaviours: a longitudinal online survey. Tobacco Control, 32(2): 188-194. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2021-056634

van Nassau F, Huis A, van de Glind I, Andersen E, Bunn C, Gray CM, Hunt K, Jelsma JGM, van Mechelen W, Morgan H, Røynesdal Ø, Pereira HV, van der Ploeg HP, Roberts GC, Silva MN, Sørensen M, Wyke S, Nijhuis-van der Sanden MWG and van Achterberg T (2023). Factors influencing the implementation of the EuroFIT lifestyle change program in professional football clubs in Europe: a qualitative study in four European countries. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 13(4): 212-225. doi:10.1093/tbm/ibac100

Casswell S, Huckle T, Parker K, Graydon-Guy T, Leung J, Parry C, Torun P, Sengee G, Pham C, Gray-Phillip G, Callinan S, Chaiyasong S, MacKintosh AM, Meier P and Randerson S (2023 Online). Effective alcohol policies are associated with reduced consumption among demographic groups who drink heavily. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, online 23rd April. doi:10.1111/acer.15030

Maddison R, Hargreaves EA, Jiang Y, Calder AJ, Wyke S, Gray CM, Hunt K, Lubans DR, Eyles H, Draper N, Heke I, Kara S, Sundborn G, Arandjus C, Gao L, Lee P, Lim M and Marsh S (2023). Rugby Fans in Training New Zealand (RUFIT NZ): a randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a healthy lifestyle program for overweight men delivered through professional rugby clubs. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 20: 37. doi:10.1186/s12966-022-01395-w

Taylor A H, Thompson T P, Streeter A, Chynoweth J, Snowsill T, Ingram W, Ussher M, Aveyard P, Murray R, Harris T, Green C, Horrell J, Callaghan L, Greaves CJ, Price L, Cartwright L, Wilks J, Campbell S, Preece D and Creanor S (2023). Motivational support intervention to reduce smoking and increase physical activity in smokers not ready to quit: the TARS RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 27(4). doi:10.3310/KLTG1447

Woods-Brown C, Hunt K and Sweeting H (2023). Food and the prison environment: a meta-ethnography of global first-hand experiences of food, meals and eating in custody. Health Justice, 11: 23. doi:10.1186/s40352-023-00222-z

Mitchell G (2023). Response to Letter to the Editor by George F. Koob (2023). Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 84(2): 348. doi:10.15288/jsad.23-00091

Mitchell G (2023). The Alcohol Industry Is No Ordinary Stakeholder: A Response to the Commentaries on Mitchell and McCambridge (2023). Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 84(2): 339. doi:10.15288/jsad.23-00090

Mullapudi S, Kulkarni MM, Kamath VG, Britton J, Moodie C and Kamath A (2023). Perceptions of novel warnings compared with current warning on tobacco packs, and warnings on cigarette sticks: A cross-sectional survey of college students in Southern India. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 21: 50. doi:10.18332/tid/160082

Fitzgerald N, Mohan A, Maani N, Purves R, de Vocht F, Angus C, Henney M, Nicholls J, Nichols T, Crompton G, Mahon L, McQuire C, Shortt N, Bauld L and Egan M (2023). Measuring how public health stakeholders seek to influence alcohol premises licensing in England and Scotland: the Public Health engagement In Alcohol Licensing (PHIAL) Measure. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 84(2): 318-329. doi:10.15288/jsad.22-00020

Taylor AH, Thompson TP, Streeter A, Chynoweth J, Snowsill T, Ingram W, Ussher M, Aveyard P, Murray RL, Harris T, Callaghan L, Green C, Greaves CJ, Price L and Creanor S (2023). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of behavioural support for prolonged abstinence for smokers wishing to reduce but not quit: Randomised controlled trial of physical activity assisted reduction of smoking (TARS). Addiction, 118(6): 1140-1152. doi:10.1111/add.16129

O’Donnell R, Mohan A, Purves R, Maani N, Angus C, Egan M and Fitzgerald N (2023 Online). Mechanisms of impact of alcohol availability interventions from the perspective of 63 diverse alcohol licensing stakeholders: a qualitative interview study. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, online 4th May. doi:10.1080/09687637.2023.2205991

Critchlow N and Houghton F (2023 Online). [Letter] The importance of continued and full implementation of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act: a comment on Barry and Lyne (2023). Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, online 18th May. doi:10.1017/ipm.2023.24

Vetrovsky T, Kral N, Pfeiferova M, Kuhnova J, Novak J, Wahlich C, Jaklova A, Jurkova K, Janek M, Omcirk D, Capek V, Maes I, Steffl M, Ussher M, Tufano JJ, Elavsky S, Van Dyck D, Cimler R, Yates T, Harris T and Seifert B (2023). mHealth intervention delivered in general practice to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour of patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes (ENERGISED): rationale and study protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 23: 613. doi:10.1186/s12889-023-15513-1

White S, Bhattacharya R, Bremner S, Faulkner A, Foster R, Gibson S, Goldsmith L, Harnett D, Patel A, Priebe S, Repper J, Rinaldi M, Salla A, Simpson A, Ussher M and Gillard S (2023). Predictors of engagement with peer support: analysis of data from a randomised controlled trial of one-to-one peer support for discharge from inpatient psychiatric care. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 69(4): 994-1003. doi:10.1177/00207640221148090

McCarron A, Semple S, Braban CF, Swanson V, Gillespie C and Price HD (2023). Public engagement with air quality data: using health behaviour change theory to support exposure-minimising behaviours. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 33(3): 321-331. doi:10.1038/s41370-022-00449-2

Keogan S, Alonso T, Sunday S, Hanafin J, Tigova O, Fernandez E, Lopez MJ, Gallus S, Semple S, Tzortzi A, Boffi R, Gorini G, Lopez-Nicolas A, Arvind DK, Radu-Loghin C, Soriano JB and Clancy L (2023). Particle exposure hazards of visiting outdoor smoking areas for patients with asthma or COPD even in EU countries with comprehensive smokefree laws. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(11): 5978. doi:10.3390/ijerph20115978

Manca F, Zhang L, Fitzgerald N Mackay D, McAuley A, Sharp C and Lewsey J (2023 Online). The effect of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on prescriptions for treatment of alcohol dependence: a controlled interrupted time series analysis. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, online 22nd May. doi:10.1007/s11469-023-01070-6

Smith MJ, MacKintosh AM, Ford A and Hilton S (2023). Youth’s engagement and perceptions of disposable e-cigarettes: a UK focus group study. BMJ Open, 13(3): e068466. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2022-068466

Bandura CT, Giulianotti R, Martin JG, Bancroft A, Morrow S, Hunt K and Purves RI (2023 Online). Alcohol consumption among UK football supporters: Investigating the contested field of the football carnivalesque. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, online 21st June. doi:10.1080/09687637.2023.2219370

Mohan A, Sharp C, Mitchell D and Fitzgerald N (2023). Managing alcohol problems through GP practices: referrals to and engagement with a specialist alcohol service. [Meeting abstract] Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 18(Suppl 1): O35. doi:10.1186/s13722-023-00371-4

Sharp C, Fitzgerald N and Bauld L (2023). Nalmefene prescribing in UK primary care: an overview of general patterns, insights from professionals, and implications for alcohol interventions in primary care. [Meeting abstract] Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 18(Suppl 1): P4. doi:10.1186/s13722-023-00371-4

Moore G, Hallingberg B, Brown R, McKell J, Van Godwin J, Bauld L, Gray L, Maynard O, MacKintosh AM, Munafò M, Blackwell A, Lowthian E and Page N (2023). Impacts of EU Tobacco Products Directive regulations on use of e-cigarettes in adolescents in Great Britain: a natural experiment evaluation. Public Health Research, 11(5): 1-102. doi:10.3310/WTMH3198

Critchlow N, Moodie C, MacKintosh AM, Gallopel-Morvan K, Stead M and Fitzgerald N (2023). Have restrictions on alcohol advertising in Ireland affected awareness among adults? A comparative observational study using non-probability repeat cross-sectional surveys. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 84(3): 434-445. doi:10.15288/jsad.22-00099

McDonald MD, Hunt K, Moullin J, Kerr D, Ntoumanis N and Quested E (2023). ‘A Different Ball Game’: Adaptation of a men's health program for implementation in rural Australia. BMC Public Health, 23: 1387. doi:10.1186/s12889-023-16247-w

Critchlow N, Hunt K, Wardle H and Stead M (2023). Expenditure on paid-for gambling advertising during the national COVID-19 ‘lockdowns’: An observational study of media monitoring data from the United Kingdom. Journal of Gambling Studies, 39(3): 1451-1465. doi:10.1007/s10899-022-10153-3

Woods-Brown C, Hunt K and Sweeting H (2023). Bricolage as an expression of self and of cultural and familial foodways among people living in prison–‘You make what you can with anything you can get’. Sociology of Health & Illness, online 9th August. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.13698

Dossou GT, Guillou-Landreat M, Lemain L, Lacoste-Badie S, Critchlow N and Gallopel-Morvan K (2023). How do young adult drinkers react to varied alcohol warning formats and contents? An exploratory study in France. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(15):6541. doi:10.3390/ijerph20156541

Notley C, Brown TJ, Bauld L, Clark AB, Duneclift S, Gilroy V, Harris T, Hardeman W, Holland R, Howard G, Man MS, Naughton F, Smith D, Turner D and Ussher M (2023). BabyBreathe trial: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to prevent postpartum return to smoking. BMJ Open, 13(9): e076458. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2023-076458

Continente X, Henderson E, López-González L, Fernández E, Tigova O, Semple S, O'Donnell R, Navas-Acién A, Cortés-Francisco N, Ramírez N, Dobson R, López MJ and  TackSHS Project Investigators (2023). Exposure to secondhand and thirdhand smoke in private vehicles: Measurements in air and dust samples. Environmental Research, 235: 116681. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2023.116681

Meme H, Amukoye E, Bowyer C, Chakaya J, Dobson R, Fuld J, Gray CM, Kiplimo R, Lesosky M, Mortimer K, Ndombi A, Obasi A, Orina F, Quint JK, Semple S, West SE, Zurba L and Devereux G (2023). Preterm birth, birth weight, infant weight gain and their associations with childhood asthma and spirometry: a cross-sectional observational study in Nairobi, Kenya. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 10(1): e001895. doi:10.1136/bmjresp-2023-001895

MacLean A, Wild C, Hunt K, Nettleton S, Skea ZC and Ziebland S (2023). Impact of Long Covid on the school experiences of children and young people: a qualitative study. BMJ Open, 13(9): e075756. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2023-075756

France E, Uny I, Turley R, Thomson K, Noyes J, Jordan A, Forbat L, Caes L and Silveira Bianchim M (2023). A meta-ethnography of how children and young people with chronic non-cancer pain and their families experience and understand their condition, pain services, and treatments. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10: CD014873. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD014873.pub2

Miyashita L, Foley G, Semple S, Gibbons JM, Pade C, McKnight Á and Grigg J (2023). Curbside particulate matter and susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Global, 2(4): 100141. doi:10.1016/j.jacig.2023.100141

Manca F, Parab R, Mackay D, Fitzgerald N & Lewsey J (2023). Evaluating the impact of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on road traffic accidents in Scotland after 20 months: An interrupted time series study. Addiction, online 18th October. doi:10.1111/add.16371

Przulj D, Pesola F, Myers Smith K, McRobbie H, Coleman T, Lewis S, Griffith C, Walton R, Whitemore R, Clark M, Ussher M, Sinclair L, Seager E, Cooper S, Bauld L, Naughton F, Sasieni P, Manyonda I & Hajek P (2023). Helping pregnant smokers quit: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of electronic cigarettes versus nicotine replacement therapy. Health Technology Assessment, 27(13): 1-53. doi:10.3310/AGTH6901

McCarron A, Semple S, Braban CF, Gillespie C, Swanson V & Price HD (2023). Personal exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and self-reported asthma-related health. Social Science & Medicine, 337: 116293. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2023.116293

Meme H, Amukoye E, Bowyer C, Chakaya J, Das D, Dobson R, Dragosits U, Fuld J, Gray C, Hahn M, Kiplimo R, Lesosky M, Loh MM, McKendree J, Mortimer K, Ndombi A, Netter L, Obasi A, Orina F, Pearson C, Price H, Quint JK, Semple S, Twigg M, Waelde C, Walnycki A, Warwick M, Wendler J, West SE, Wilson M, Zurba L and Devereux G (2023). Asthma symptoms, spirometry and air pollution exposure in schoolchildren in an informal settlement and an affluent area of Nairobi, Kenya. Thorax, 78(11): 1118-1125. doi:10.1136/thorax-2023-220057

Critchlow N, Moodie C and Houghton F (2023). Brand sharing between alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic offerings: a challenge to Ireland’s restrictions on alcohol advertising. [Letter] Irish Journal of Medical Science, 192(4): 1975-1977. doi:10.1007/s11845-022-03161-0

McMeekin N, Wu O, Boyd KA, Brown A, Tweed EJ, Best C, Craig P, Leyland AH, Demou E, Byrne T, Pell J, Semple S, Sweeting H, Graham L and Hunt K (2023). Implementation of a national smoke-free prison policy: an economic evaluation within the Tobacco in Prisons (TIPs) study. Tobacco Control, 32(6): 701-708. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2021-056991

McDonald MD, Brickley B, Pavey T, Smith JA, Maiorana A, McCaffrey T, Hillis G, Bonson J, Chih HJ, Gupta H, Holmes S, Hunt K, Kerr DA, Kwaśnicka D, Makate M, McVeigh J, Moullin JC, Smith BJ, Wharton L, Wharton N and Quested E (2023). Scale-up of the Australian Fans in Training (Aussie-FIT) men's health behaviour change program: a protocol for a randomised controlled hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial. BMJ Open, 13(10): e078302. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2023-078302

Moodie C, Thrasher JF, Barnoya J, Mejia R, Barrientos-Gutierrez I, Zavaleta A and Chaloupka F (2023). Tobacco industry claims about transformation are inconsistent with combustible cigarette innovations: The case of flavour capsule cigarettes. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 25(12): 1891-1895. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntac224

Critchlow N and Purves RI (2023). Alcohol branding during rugby union matches in Ireland after commencement of Sect. 15 from the Public Health (Alcohol) Act: a frequency analysis of highlights from the European Rugby Champions Cup and Six Nations Championship. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 192(6): 3133-3138. doi:10.1007/s11845-023-03331-8

Booth G, D’Lima D, Gilbert A, Greenwood J, Sharma N, Howarth A, Hurley M and Ussher M (2023 Online). Barriers and facilitators to physical activity for people with persistent musculoskeletal pain: systematic review and synthesis using the Theoretical Domains Framework. European Journal of Physiotherapy, online 17th November. doi:10.1080/21679169.2023.2276714

Gillard S, Foster R, White S, Healey A, Bremner S, Gibson S, Goldsmith L, Lucock M, Marks J, Morshead R, Patel A, Patel S, Repper J, Rinaldi M, Simpson A, Ussher M, Worner J and Priebe S (2023). Peer support for discharge from inpatient to community mental health care: the ENRICH research programme. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 11(8). doi: 10.3310/LQKP9822.

Razai MS, Mansour R, Goldsmith L, Freeman S, Mason-Apps C, Ravindran K, Kooner P, Berendes S, Morris J, Majeed A, Ussher M, Hargreaves S and Oakeshott P (2023). Interventions to increase vaccination against COVID-19, influenza and pertussis during pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Travel Medicine, 30(8): taad138. doi:10.1093/jtm/taad138

Howell R, McBurney S, Di Tano G, Boags A, Rowa-Dewar N, Dobson R and O’Donnell R (2023). Use of nicotine replacement therapy to reduce children’s exposure to second-hand smoke in the home: a qualitative pilot study involving local community pharmacies. BMC Public Health, 23: 2545. doi:10.1186/s12889-023-17488-5

Booth L, Jongenelis M, Hasking P, Hastings G and Pettigrew S (2023). Promoting achievable goals to increase physical activity. [Meeting abstract] European Journal of Public Health, 33(Suppl. 2): ii206. doi:

Miller M, Kuntsche S, Kuntsche E, Cook M and Wright CJC (2023). Strategies to support midlife women to reduce their alcohol consumption: an Australian study using human-centred design. Health Promotion International, 38(6): daad175. doi:10.1093/heapro/daad175

MacLean S, Cook M, Dillon P and Wright C (2023 Online). Educating students about volatile substance use in Australian schools: Is the current approach evidence-based, and how should we do it? Health Promotion Journal of Australia, online 21st December. doi:10.1002/hpja.836

Nafees AA, Kadir MM, Potts J, Minelli C, Semple S, De Matteis S, Burney P and Cullinan P (2023). A cluster randomised controlled trial to reduce respiratory effects of cotton dust exposure among textile workers – the MultiTex RCT study. [Meeting abstract] European Respiratory Journal, 62(Suppl 67): RCT4799. doi:10.1183/13993003.congress-2023.RCT4799