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2020 (n=11)

  1. Sylvestre MP, Ahun M, Wellman RJ, O’Loughlin J. Alcohol patterns in adolescence and binge drinking in young adulthood (revise and resubmit).

  2. Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, O’Loughlin J. E-cigarettes, the nicotine environment and nicotine dependence in young adults. (revise and resubmit)

  3. 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. (revise and resubmit)

  4. Marrone E, Longo C, O’Loughlin J, Villeneuve PJ, Zappitelli M, Bartlett G, Barnett TA. Association between exposure to air pollution and systolic blood pressure in adolescents. (revise and resubmit)

  5. Brunet J, Black MM, Wolfe Phillips E, O’Loughlin J, Engert JC, Williams SM, Sylvestre MP. Depressive disorders and physical activity: A systematic review of genetic moderator effects. (revise and resubmit)

  6. O’Loughlin EK, Kakinami L, McGrath JJ, Consolva M, Sabiston CM, O’Loughlin JL, Barnett TA. Psychometric properties and correlates of the Reasons to Exergame (RTEX) scale (accepted)

  7. Dugas E, Sylvestre MP, Wellman RJ, O`Loughlin. Does use of other tobacco products change when cigarette smoking status changes: A descriptive study of young adults (in press).

  8. 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 (accepted).

  9. Wellman RJ, Sylvestre MP, Abi Nader P, Chiolero A, Mésidor 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;22(2):283–290. doi:10.1111/jch.13806

  10. Mésidor M, Sylvestre MP, Minoyan N, O'Loughlin J. Cigarette smoking and nicotine dependence trajectories among incident adolescent smokers [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jan 23]. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020;ntaa018. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntaa018

  11. 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;66(3):308–314. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.10.001


2019 (n = 6)

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

  2. Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, Wellman RJ, Winickoff J, Montreuil A, O'Loughlin J. Measures of nicotine dependence enhance interpretation of number of cigarettes smoked in youth smoking surveillance. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019;204:107534. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.06.036

  3. 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;14(1):1-11. doi:10.1017/jsc.2018.7

  4. 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;64(5):329–337. doi:10.1177/0706743718804541

  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;206:142–147.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.10.057

  6. 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;24(6):833–843. doi:10.1177/1359105316683786


2018 (n=6)   


  1. 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;142(5):e20173701. doi:10.1542/peds.2017-3701

  2. 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;55(6):932–933. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2018.05.031

  3. 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;13(7):e0200630. Published 2018 Jul 19. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0200630

  4. 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;187(8):1670–1677. doi:10.1093/aje/kwy045

  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;50(4):709–714. doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000001503

  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;77:28–33. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.09.010


2017 (n=4)

  1. 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;12:19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.mhpa.2016.12.001

  2. 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;35(7):1416–1423. doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000001322

  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;3(1):56–61. doi:10.1016/j.sleh.2016.11.001

  4. Dugas EN, Sylvestre MP, O'Loughlin EK, Kakinami L, Brunet J, Constantin E, O`Loughlin J. Nicotine dependence and sleep quality in young adults. Addict Behav. 2017;65:154–160. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.10.020


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;51(5):767–778. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2016.04.003 (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. O'Loughlin J, Wellman RJ, Potvin L. Whither the e-cigarette?. Int J Public Health. 2016;61(2):147–148. doi:10.1007/s00038-016-0800-5 (Invited Editorial)

  3. Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin J. E-cigarettes: addressing gaps in knowledge. Int J Public Health. 2016;61(2):149–150. doi:10.1007/s00038-016-0801-4 (Invited Commentary)

  4. 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. 2016:7(2):14-21.

  5. 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;158:139–146. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.11.017

  6. 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;58(3):352–357. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.10.251

  7. 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;38(1):105–110. doi:10.1123/jsep.2015-0175


2015 (n=12)

  1. 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;60(10):417–426. doi:10.1177/070674371506001002

  2. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, O'Loughlin J. Confirmatory factor analysis of the Autonomy over Tobacco Scale (AUTOS) in adults. Addict Behav. 2015;50:217–221. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.06.033

  3. 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;12:76. doi: 10.1186/s12966-015-0237-x

  4. Bolze C, Gray-Donald K, Dugas EN, O'Loughlin J. Predictors of Weight Loss in Young Adults. Child Obes. 2015;11(5):541–548. doi:10.1089/chi.2014.0160

  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;135:121–127. doi:10.1016/j.pbb.2015.04.018

  6. Dugas EN, Low NC, O'Loughlin EK, O'Loughlin JL. Recurrent suicidal ideation in young adults. Can J Public Health. 2015;106(5):e303–e307. Published 2015 Apr 30. doi:10.17269/cjph.106.4774

  7. Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin J. Data dilemmas and difficult decisions: on dealing with inconsistencies in self-reports. J Adolesc Health. 2015;56(4):365–366. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.01.015

  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;20(5):659–669. doi:10.1177/1359105315573449

  9. 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;42:154–161. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.11.026

  10. 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;12(6):789–793. doi:10.1123/jpah.2013-0447

  11. 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):442–454. doi:10.1080/15402002.2014.940106

  12. 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, Barnett T, Belanger M, 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, van Hulst A, Paradis G. Cohort Profile: The Nicotine Dependence in Teens (NDIT) Study. Int J Epidemiol. 2015;44(5):1537–1546. doi:10.1093/ije/dyu135


2014 (n=12)

  1. O'Loughlin JL. E-cigarettes - promise or peril?. Can J Public Health. 2014;105(2):e94–e96. Published 2014 Apr 2. doi:10.17269/cjph.105.4524 (Invited Editorial)

  2. Wellman RJ, DiFranza JR, O'Loughlin J. Recalled first reactions to inhaling nicotine predict the level of physical dependence. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014;143:167–172. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.07.021

  3. 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;9(12):e115716. Published 2014 Dec 29. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115716

  4. 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;66:45–48. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.05.017

  5. 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;55(5):640–644. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.04.018

  6. 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;14:95. Published 2014 Mar 31. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-14-95

  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;23(6):1090–1101. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0869

  8. 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;38(5):1409–1415. doi:10.1111/acer.12365

  9. 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;60:16–20. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.12.003

  10. Dugas EN, O'Loughlin EK, Low NC, Wellman RJ, O'Loughlin JL. Sustained waterpipe use among young adults. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014;16(6):709–716. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntt215

  11. Pedneault M, Labbe A, Roy-Gagnon MH, , Low N, Dugas E, Engert JC, O'Loughlin J. The association between CHRN genetic variants and dizziness at first inhalation of cigarette smoke. Addict Behav. 2014;39(1):316–320. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.08.033

  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;54(1):26–32.e4. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.07.009


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;14:117. Published 2013 Nov 5. doi:10.1186/1471-2350-14-117

  2. 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;23(9):529–533. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2013.07.004

  3. 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;6(3):155-61. doi: 10.1016/j.mhpa.2013.07.003

  4. Chenoweth MJ, O'Loughlin J, Sylvestre MP, Tyndale RF. CYP2A6 slow nicotine metabolism is associated with increased quitting by adolescent smokers. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2013;23(4):232–235. doi:10.1097/FPC.0b013e32835f834d

  5. 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;56(2):95–98. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.11.013

  6. 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;130(1-3):38–44. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.10.006

  7. 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;22(2):96–105.

  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;23(1):25–30. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2012.10.006


2012 (n=7)

  1. 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;12:188. Published 2012 Nov 5. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-188

  2. Auger N, Lo E, O'Loughlin J. Risk of gambling onset in youth who are younger than same-grade peers. Ann Epidemiol. 2012;22(5):372–375. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2012.02.003

  3. 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;57(7):429–436. doi:10.1177/070674371205700706

  4. 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;9(8):1146–1154. doi:10.1123/jpah.9.8.1146

  5. 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;14(10):1154–1160. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntr326

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

  7. 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;21(3):355–362. doi:10.1136/tc.2011.044149


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;11:70. Published 2011 Aug 11. doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-70

  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;81(8):449–454. doi:10.1111/j.1746-1561.2011.00613.x


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;35(12):1054–1060. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2010.07.002

  2. 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;1:143-64. doi: 10.3233/JPB20100011

  3. 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;1(2):105-123. doi:10.3233/JPB-2010-0014 

  4. 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;105(12):2176–2183. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03100.x

  5. 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;172(3):255–262. doi:10.1093/aje/kwq125 

  6. Dugas E, Tremblay M, Low NC, Cournoyer D, O'Loughlin J. Water-pipe smoking among North American youths. Pediatrics. 2010;125(6):1184–1189. doi:10.1542/peds.2009-2335

  7. Maximova K, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Hanley JA, Lynch J. Changes in anthropometric characteristics and blood pressure during adolescence. Epidemiology. 2010;21(3):324–331. doi:10.1097/EDE.0b013e3181d61d10


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;170(9):1084–1094. doi:10.1093/aje/kwp255  

  2. 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;9:356. Published 2009 Sep 22. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-356

  3. 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;18(5):387–392. doi:10.1136/tc.2009.030189

  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;170(5):585–597. doi:10.1093/aje/kwp179

  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;37(1):41–49. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2009.04.002

  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;6:22. Published 2009 Mar 31. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-6-22

  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;19(3):180–186. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2008.12.008

  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;99(3):499–504. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2007.128629


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;18(5):395–402. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2007.12.010


2007 (n=2)

  1. 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;6(1):i1-i20. 

  2. 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;16(6):e8. doi:10.1136/tc.2006.018853


2006 (n=5)

  1. 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;33(5):690–702. doi:10.1177/1090198105285327

  2. 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 [published correction appears in Circulation. 2007 Aug 28;116(9):e319]. Circulation. 2006;114(24):2663–2670. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.106.624536

  3. 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;175(3):255–261. doi:10.1503/cmaj.051235 (Commentary by Klein JD. Adolescents and smoking: the first puff may be the worst. CMAJ 2006;175(3):262.) 

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

  5. Eppel A, O'Loughlin J, Paradis G, Platt R. Reliability of self-reports of cigarette use in novice smokers. Addict Behav. 2006;31(9):1700–1704. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2005.11.006


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;15(6):445–452. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2004.10.002


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;13(4):422–428. doi:10.1136/tc.2003.007070


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;25(3):219–225. doi:10.1016/s0749-3797(03)00198-3


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;11(4):354–360. doi:10.1136/tc.11.4.354

  2. O'Loughlin J, Tarasuk J, Difranza J, Paradis G. Reliability of selected measures of nicotine dependence among adolescents. Ann Epidemiol. 2002;12(5):353–362. doi:10.1016/s1047-2797(01)00312-x