Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters written by Dr. McGrath and his students and colleagues.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

2022

  • Fitzpatrick, C. L., Kim, H. S., Sears, C. R., & McGrath, D. S. (2022). Attentional Bias in Non-Smoking Electronic Cigarette Users: An Eye-Tracking Study. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntac112

  • Christensen, D. R., Nicoll, F., Williams, R. J., Shaw, C. A., Belanger, Y. D., el-Guebaly, N., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D.S., Smith, G.J., & Stevens, R. M. G. (in press). Harm minimization training, knowledge, and behaviour of Canadian casino employees. Journal of Gambling Studies. 

  • Hodgins, D.C., Williams, R.J., Belanger, Y.D., Christensen, D.R., el-Guebaly, N., McGrath, D.S., Nicoll, F., Shaw, C.A., Smith, G.J., & Stevens, R.M.G. (in press). Making change: Attempts to reduce or stop gambling in a general population sample of people who gamble. Frontiers in Psychiatry

  • Kim, H.S., Coelho, S. Wohl, M.J.A, Rockloff, M., McGrath, D.S., & Hodgins, D.C. (in press). Self-generated motives of social casino gamers. Journal of Gambling Studies.  

  • Williams, R. J., Shaw, C.A., Belanger, Y. D., Christensen, D. R., el-Guebaly, N., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D. S., Nicoll, F., Smith, G.J., Stevens, R.M.G.,  (in press). Etiology of problem gambling in Canada. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
     

2021

  • Christensen, D. R., Nicoll, F., Williams, R. J., Shaw, C. A., El-Guebaly, N., Hodgins, D. C., ... & Stevens, R. M. (2021). Responsible gambling in Canada: An analysis of the RG Check Patron surveys. Journal of Gambling Studies, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-021-10052-z
     
  • Kim, H. S., Hodgins, D. C., Garcia, X., Ritchie, E. V., Musani, I., McGrath, D. S., & von Ranson, K. M. (2021). A systematic review of addiction substitution in recovery: Clinical lore or empirically-based?. Clinical Psychology Review, 102083.​​​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2021.102083
     
  • Kim, H.S., Rockloff, M., Leslie, D., McGrath, D.S., Wohl, M.J.A., & Hodgins, D.C. (2021). Offering small tangible rewards within social casino games increases in-play bets but does not impact real-money gambling. Addictive Behaviors, 121, 106984. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.106984
     
  • Kim, H. S., Sears, C. R., Hodgins, D. C., Ritchie, E. V., Kowatch, K. R., & McGrath, D. S. (2021). Gambling-related psychological predictors and moderators of attentional bias among electronic gaming machine players. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000716
     
  • Leonard, C. A., Williams, R. J., & McGrath, D. S. (2021). Gambling fallacies: Predicting problem gambling in a national sample. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000673
     
  • Ritchie, E. V., Fitzpatrick, C., Ronksley, P. E., Leung, A. A., Seidel, S., & McGrath, D. S. (2021). The Effect of Alcohol Cue Exposure on Tobacco-Related Cue Reactivity: A Systematic Review. Alcohol and Alcoholismhttps://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agab009
     
  • Sharif-Razi, M., Kim, H.S., von Ranson, K., Hodgins, D.C., McGrath, D.S., & Tavares, H. (in press). Gender differences in people seeking treatment for gambling disorder with a comorbid eating disorder: A preliminary study. Archives of Clinical Psychiatry.  
     
  • Shaw, C. A., Hodgins, D. C., Williams, R. J., Belanger, Y. D., Christensen, D. R., El-Guebaly, N., ... & Stevens, R. M. (2021). Gambling in Canada During the COVID Lockdown: Prospective National Survey. Journal of Gambling Studies, 1-26.​​​​​​​https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-021-10073-8
     
  • Williams, R. J., Belanger, Y. D., Leonard, C. A., Stevens, R. M., Christensen, D. R., El-Guebaly, N., ... & McGrath, D. S. (2021). Indigenous Gambling and Problem Gambling in Canada. Journal of Gambling Studies, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-021-10022-5
     
  • Williams, R. J., Leonard, C. A., Belanger, Y. D., Christensen, D. R., El-Guebaly, N., Hodgins, D. C., ... & Stevens, R. M. (2021). Predictors of gambling and problem gambling in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health112(3), 521-529. https://doi.org/10.17269/s41997-020-00443-x

2020

  • Ethier, A. R., Kim, H. S., Hodgins, D. C., & McGrath, D. S. (2020). High rollers: correlates of problematic cocaine use among a community sample of gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies36(2), 513-525. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-020-09943-4
     
  • McGrath, D. S., Sears, C. R., Fernandez, A., & Dobson, K. S. (2021). Attentional biases in low-risk and high-risk gamblers and the moderating effect of daily psychosocial stress. Addiction Research & Theory29(2), 166-174. https://doi.org/10.1080/16066359.2020.1762867
     
  • Hollingshead, S. J., Kim, H. S., Rockloff, M., McGrath, D. S., Hodgins, D. C., & Wohl, M. J. (2020). Motives for playing social casino games and the transition from gaming to gambling (or vice versa): social casino game play as harm reduction?. Journal of Gambling Issues46http://dx.doi.org/10.4309/jgi.2021.46.4
     
  • Tang, K. T. Y., Kim, H. S., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D. S., & Tavares, H. (2020). Gambling disorder and comorbid behavioral addictions: Demographic, clinical, and personality correlates. Psychiatry Research, 112763. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2020.112763
     
  • Thomas, J., McGrath, D. S., & Dechant, K. (2020). Similar motives? The relationship between reasons for drinking and gambling in a population sample. International Gambling Studies20(2), 315-330. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2020.1746378

2019

  • Cowie, M. E., Kim, H. S., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D. S., Scanavino, M. D., & Tavares, H. (2019). Demographic and psychiatric correlates of compulsive sexual behaviors in gambling disorder. Journal of behavioral addictions8(3), 451-462. https://doi.org/10.1556/2006.8.2019.35
     
  • Fitzpatrick, C. L., & McGrath, D. S. (2019). Co-morbidity of Behavioral Addictions in Gambling Disorder and Its Relationship to Impulsivity. https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/gaming_institute/2019/May29/16/
     
  • Joyce, K. M., Hudson, A., O’Connor, R. M., Goldstein, A. L., Ellery, M., McGrath, D. S., ... & Stewart, S. H. (2019). Retrospective and prospective assessments of gambling-related behaviors across the female menstrual cycle. Journal of behavioral addictions8(1), 135-145. https://doi.org/10.1556/2006.7.2018.133
     
  • Kim, H. S., Poole, J. C., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D. S., & Dobson, K. S. (2019). Betting to deal: Coping motives mediate the relationship between urgency and Problem gambling severity. Addiction Research & Theory27(2), 95-103. https://doi.org/10.1080/16066359.2018.1455188
     
  • Kim, H. S., Rockloff, M., McGrath, D. S., Wohl, M. J., & Hodgins, D. C. (2019). Structural or dispositional? An experimental investigation of the experience of winning in social casino games (and impulsivity) on subsequent gambling behaviors. Journal of behavioral addictions8(3), 479-488. https://doi.org/10.1556/2006.8.2019.48
     
  • Marshall, N., Mushquash, A. R., Mushquash, C. J., Mazmanian, D., & McGrath, D. S. (2019). Marijuana use in undergraduate students: the short-term relationship between motives and frequency of use. Journal of Substance Use, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1080/14659891.2019.1683906
     
  • Mushquash, A. R., McGeown, L., Mushquash, C. J., & McGrath, D. S. (2019). Which came first? Exploring the reciprocal relations between impulsivity and binge eating. Personality and Individual Differences151, 109538. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2019.109538
     
  • Oliveirra, E. C. B., Fitzpatrick, C. L., Kim, H. S., Gulassa, D. C. R., Amaral, R. S., de Mattos Cristiana, N., ... & Tavares, H. (2019). Obsessive–compulsive or addiction? Categorical diagnostic analysis of excoriation disorder compared to obsessive-compulsive disorder and gambling disorder. Psychiatry Research281, 112518. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2019.112518
     
  • Ritchie, E. V., Hodgins, D. C., & McGrath, D. S. (2019). Comorbid Smoking and Gambling Disorder: Potential Underlying Mechanisms and Future Explorations. In Neuroscience of Nicotine (pp. 393-401). Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813035-3.00048-4
     
  • Schluter, M. G., Kim, H. S., Poole, J. C., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D. S., Dobson, K. S., & Taveres, H. (2019). Gambling-related cognitive distortions mediate the relationship between depression and disordered gambling severity. Addictive Behaviors90, 318-323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.11.038

2018

  • McGrath, D. S., Kim, H. S., Hodgins, D. C., Novitsky, C., & Tavares, H. (2018). Who are the anonymous? Involvement and predictors of Gamblers Anonymous attendance among disordered gamblers presenting for treatment. Journal of Gambling Studies34(4), 1423-1434. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-018-9774-y

  • Kim, H. S., Rash, C. L., & McGrath, D. S. (2018). The dishonest gambler: Low HEXACO honesty–humility and gambling severity in a community sample of gamblers. Personality and Mental Health12(4), 355-364. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmh.1433

  • Kim, H. S., von Ranson, K. M., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D. S., & Tavares, H. (2018). Demographic, psychiatric, and personality correlates of adults seeking treatment for disordered gambling with a comorbid binge/purge type eating disorder. European Eating Disorders Review26(5), 508-518. https://doi.org/10.1002/erv.2606

  • Kim, H. S., Cassetta, B. D., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D. S., Tomfohr-Madsen, L. M., & Tavares, H. (2018). Comorbid addictive behaviors in disordered gamblers with psychosis. Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry40(4), 441-443. https://doi.org/10.1590/1516-4446-2017-2307

  • Kim, H. S., Cassetta, B. D., Hodgins, D. C., Tomfohr-Madsen, L. M., McGrath, D. S., & Tavares, H. (2018). Assessing the relationship between disordered gamblers with psychosis and increased gambling severity: the mediating role of impulsivity. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry63(6), 370-377. https://doi.org/10.1177/0706743717730825

  • McGrath, D. S., Neilson, T., Lee, K., Rash, C. L., & Rad, M. (2018). Associations between the HEXACO model of personality and gambling involvement, motivations to gamble, and gambling severity in young adult gamblers. Journal of Behavioral Addictions7(2), 392-400. https://doi.org/10.1556/2006.7.2018.29

  • McGrath, D. S., Kim, H. S., Boothby, C. A., Romanow, N. K., & Hodgins, D. C. (2018). Patterns and motives for electronic cigarette use in a sample of community-recruited gamblers. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction16(2), 276-283. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-016-9722-y

  • McGrath, D. S., & Thege, B. K. (2018). The categorical stability of gambling motives among community-recruited gamblers: a longitudinal assessment. Journal of Gambling Studies34(1), 21-38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-017-9687-1

  • Cassetta, B. D., Kim, H. S., Hodgins, D. C., McGrath, D. S., Tomfohr-Madsen, L. M., & Tavares, H. (2018). Disordered gambling and psychosis: Prevalence and clinical correlates. Schizophrenia Research192, 463-464. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2017.04.006 

  • McGrath, D. S., Meitner, A., & Sears, C. R. (2018). The specificity of attentional biases by type of gambling: An eye-tracking study. PloS one13(1). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190614

  • Rash, C. L., Kim, H. S., Hodgins, D. C., & McGrath, D. S. (2018). Comparing undergraduate and community-recruited adult non-gamblers' motives for not gambling: Do they differ? Addictive Behaviors76, 41-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.07.026

2017

  • Boothby, C. A., Kim, H. S., Romanow, N. K., Hodgins, D. C., & McGrath, D. S. (2017). Assessing the role of impulsivity in smoking & non-smoking disordered gamblers. Addictive Behaviors70, 35-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.02.002

  • Rash, C. L., & McGrath, D. S. (2017). Self-generated motives for not gambling among young adult non-gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies33(3), 825-839. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-016-9656-0

2016

  • Schellenberg, B. J., McGrath, D. S., & Dechant, K. (2016). The Gambling Motives Questionnaire financial: factor structure, measurement invariance, and relationships with gambling behaviour. International Gambling Studies16(1), 1-16.

2015

  • McGrath, D. S., Peloquin, M. P., Ferdinand, J. C., & Barrett, S. P. (2015). Acute effects of nicotine on alcohol cue-reactivity in nondependent and dependent smokers. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 23(1), 29–36. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0038606
     
  • McGrath, D. S. (2015). The influence of smoke-free policies on gambling revenues and intentions to gamble: a review of the literature. Canadian Journal of Addiction6(2), 78-86. https://doi.org/10.1097/02024458-201509000-00011

2014

  • Peloquin, M. P., McGrath, D. S., Telbis, D., & Barrett, S. P. (2014). Alcohol and tobacco cue effects on craving in non-daily smokers. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology22(6), 502. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0038250

2013

  • McGrath, D. S., Dorbeck, A., & Barrett, S. P. (2013). The influence of acutely administered nicotine on cue-induced craving for gambling in at-risk video lottery terminal gamblers who smoke. Behavioural Pharmacology24(2), 124-132. https://doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0b013e32835f3cff

2012

  • Campbell, M. L., Bozec, L. J., McGrath, D., & Barrett, S. P. (2012). Alcohol and tobacco co‐use in nondaily smokers: An inevitable phenomenon? Drug and Alcohol Review31(4), 447-450. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00328.x
     
  • McGrath, D. S., Barrett, S. P., Stewart, S. H., & McGrath, P. R. (2012). A comparison of gambling behavior, problem gambling indices, and reasons for gambling among smokers and nonsmokers who gamble: Evidence from a Provincial Gambling Prevalence Study. Nicotine & Tobacco Research14(7), 833-839. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntr294
     
  • McGrath, D. S., Barrett, S. P., Stewart, S. H., & Schmid, E. A. (2012). The effects of acute doses of nicotine on video lottery terminal gambling in daily smokers. Psychopharmacology220(1), 155-161. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-011-2465-3
     
  • McGrath, D. S., Sherry, S. B., Stewart, S. H., Mushquash, A. R., Allen, S. L., Nealis, L. J., & Sherry, D. L. (2012). Reciprocal relations between self-critical perfectionism and depressive symptoms: Evidence from a short-term, four-wave longitudinal study. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement44(3), 169. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0027764 

2011

  • Mackinnon, S. P., Sherry, S. B., Graham, A. R., Stewart, S. H., Sherry, D. L., Allen, S. L., Fitzpatrick, S., & McGrath, D. S. (2011). Reformulating and testing the perfectionism model of binge eating among undergraduate women: A short-term, three-wave longitudinal study. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58(4), 630–646. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0025068
     
  • McGrath, D. S., Temporale, K. L., Bozec, L. J., & Barrett, S. P. (2011). Polytobacco use in non-daily smokers: an issue requiring greater attention. Preventive Medicine53(4-5), 353-354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.08.004 

2010

  • Graham, A. R., Sherry, S. B., Stewart, S. H., Sherry, D. L., McGrath, D. S., Fossum, K. M., & Allen, S. L. (2010). The existential model of perfectionism and depressive symptoms: A short-term, four-wave longitudinal study. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 57(4), 423–438. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0020667
     
  • McGrath, D. S., Stewart, S. H., Klein, R. M., & Barrett, S. P. (2010). Self-generated motives for gambling in two population-based samples of gamblers. International Gambling Studies10(2), 117-138. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2010.499915

2009


Book Chapters

Ritchie, E.V., Hodgins, D.C., & McGrath, D. S. (2018). Co-morbid smoking and gambling: The influence of nicotine and tobacco administration on gambling disorder. In V. R. Preedy (Ed.), Neuroscience of nicotine: Mechanisms and treatments. Elsevier.

McGrath, D. S., & Stewart, S. H. (2014). Tobacco dependence. In S. G. Hofmann, D. A. Dozois, W. Rief, J. J. Smits (Eds.) , The Wiley handbook of cognitive behavioral therapy (Vols. 1-3) (pp. 1299-1314). Wiley-Blackwell.