Our Publications

Gambling and Poverty Research

Matheson, F. I., Hamilton-Wright, S., McLuhan, A., Shi, J., Wiese, J. L., Kryszajtys, D. T., . . . Guilcher, S. (2021). Self-Management Strategies for Problem Gambling in the Context of Poverty and Homelessness. Journal of Gambling Issues(48). https://jgi.camh.net/index.php/jgi/article/view/4147/4722

Matheson, F. I., Dastoori, P., Hahmann, T., Woodhall-Melnik, J., Guilcher, S. J., & Hamilton-Wright, S. (2021). Prevalence of Problem Gambling Among Women Using Shelter and Drop-in Services. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-021-00524-z

Hahmann, T., Hamilton-Wright, S., Ziegler, C., & Matheson, F. I. (2020). Problem gambling within the context of poverty: a scoping review. International Gambling Studies, 1-37. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2020.1819365

Guilcher, S. J., Cadel, L., Everall, A. C., Wiese, J. L., Hamilton‐Wright, S., Salmon, C. C., & Matheson, F. I. (2020). Factors related to screening for problem gambling among healthcare and social service providers in Ontario, Canada: A concept mapping study. Health & social care in the community, 28(3), 791-802. http://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12909

Matheson, F. I., Hamilton-Wright, S., Kryszajtys, D. T., Wiese, J. L., Cadel, L., Ziegler, C., . . . Guilcher, S. J. (2019). The use of self-management strategies for problem gambling: a scoping review. BMC public health, 19(1), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6755-8

Woodhall-Melnik, J., Hamilton-Wright, S., Guilcher, S. J., Wendaferew, A., Schuler, A., & Matheson, F. I. (2019). Reflections on poverty, Homelessness and problem gambling: Discoveries from a world cafe. Journal of Gambling Issues, 42. https://doi.org/10.4309/jgi.2019.42.4

Matheson, F. I., Sztainert, T., Lakman, Y., Steele, S. J., Ziegler, C. P., & Ferentzy, P. (2018). Prevention and treatment of problem gambling among older adults: A scoping review. Journal of Gambling Issues, 39. http://dx.doi.org/10.4309/jgi.2018.39.2 2018 September.

Baxter, A., Salmon, C., Dufresne, K., Carasco-Lee, A., & Matheson, F. I. (2016). Gender differences in felt stigma and barriers to help-seeking for problem gambling. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 3, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2015.10.001

Devotta, K., Woodhall-Melnik, J., Pedersen, C., Wendaferew, A., Dowbor, T. P., Guilcher, S. J., . . . Matheson, F. I. (2016). Enriching qualitative research by engaging peer interviewers: A case study. Qualitative research, 16(6), 661-680. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1468794115626244

Guilcher, S. J., Hamilton-Wright, S., Skinner, W., Woodhall-Melnik, J., Ferentzy, P., Wendaferew, A., . . . Matheson, F. I. (2016). “Talk with me”: perspectives on services for men with problem gambling and housing instability. BMC health services research, 16(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1583-3

Hamilton-Wright, S., Woodhall-Melnik, J., Guilcher, S. J., Schuler, A., Wendaferew, A., Hwang, S. W., & Matheson, F. I. (2016). Gambling in the landscape of adversity in youth: reflections from men who live with poverty and homelessness. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(9), 854. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13090854

Schuler, A., Ferentzy, P., Turner, N. E., Skinner, W., McIsaac, K. E., Ziegler, C. P., & Matheson, F. I. (2016). Gamblers Anonymous as a recovery pathway: A scoping review. Journal of gambling studies, 32(4), 1261-1278. DOI: 10.1007/s10899-016-9596-8

Matheson, F. I., Devotta, K., Wendaferew, A., & Pedersen, C. (2014). Prevalence of gambling problems among the clients of a Toronto homeless shelter. Journal of gambling studies, 30(2), 537-546. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-014-9452-7

Ferentzy, P., Wayne Skinner, W. J., & Matheson, F. I. (2013). Illicit drug use and problem gambling. International Scholarly Research Notices, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/342392

Gender and Neighbourhood Research

Matheson, F. I., Smith, K. L., Fazli, G. S., Moineddin, R., Dunn, J. R., & Glazier, R. H. (2014). Physical health and gender as risk factors for usage of services for mental illness. J Epidemiol Community Health, 68(10), 971-978. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2014-203844

Matheson, F. I., White, H. L., Moineddin, R., Dunn, J. R., & Glazier, R. H. (2012). Drinking in context: the influence of gender and neighbourhood deprivation on alcohol consumption. J Epidemiol Community Health, 66(6), e4-e4. http://doi:10.1136/jech.2010.112441.

Matheson, F. I., LaFreniere, M. C., White, H. L., Moineddin, R., Dunn, J. R., & Glazier, R. H. (2011). Influence of neighborhood deprivation, gender and ethno-racial origin on smoking behavior of Canadian youth. Preventive medicine, 52(5), 376-380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.02.011

Matheson, F. I., White, H. L., Moineddin, R., Dunn, J. R., & Glazier, R. H. (2010). Neighbourhood chronic stress and gender inequalities in hypertension among Canadian adults: a multilevel analysis. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 64(8), 705-713. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech.2008.083303

Matheson, F. I., Moineddin, R., & Glazier, R. H. (2008). The weight of place: a multilevel analysis of gender, neighborhood material deprivation, and body mass index among Canadian adults. Social science & medicine, 66(3), 675-690.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.10.008

Matheson, F. I., Moineddin, R., Dunn, J. R., Creatore, M. I., Gozdyra, P., & Glazier, R. H. (2006). Urban neighborhoods, chronic stress, gender and depression. Social science & medicine, 63(10), 2604-2616. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.07.001

Justice/Forensic System Research

Macleod, E. R., Tajbakhsh, I., Hamilton-Wright, S., Laliberte, N., Wiese, J. L., & Matheson, F. I. (2021). “They’re not doing enough.”: women’s experiences with opioids and naloxone in Toronto. Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy, 16(1), 1-15. http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-86167/v1.

Matheson, F. I., McIsaac, K. E., Fung, K., Stewart, L. A., Wilton, G., Keown, L. A., … & Moineddin, R. (2020). Association between traumatic brain injury and prison charges: a population-based cohort study. Brain injury, 34(6), 757-765. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2020.1753114

Whittingham, L., Durbin, A., Lin, E., Matheson, F. I., Volpe, T., Dastoori, P., . . . Kouyoumdjian, F. (2020). The prevalence and health status of people with developmental disabilities in provincial prisons in Ontario, Canada: A retrospective cohort study. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 33(6), 1368-1379. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12757

Wiseman-Hakes, C., Colantonio, A., Ryu, H., Toccalino, D., Balogh, R., Grigorovich, A. Haag, H., Kirsh B., Kontos, P., Mann R., Matheson F.I., . . . & Chan, V. (2020). Research to Integrate Services for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury, Mental Health, and Addictions: Proceedings of a MultiDisciplinary Workshop. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 39(1), 133-150. https://doi.org/10.7870/cjcmh-2020-001

Baumann, R. M., Hamilton-Wright, S., Riley, D. L., Brown, K., Hunt, C., Michalak, A., & Matheson, F. I. (2019). Experiences of violence and head injury among women and transgender women sex workers. Sexuality research and social policy, 16(3), 278-288. http://doi.org/10.1007/s13178-018-0334-0

Kouyoumdjian, F. G., McIsaac, K. E., Foran, J. E., & Matheson, F. I. (2017). Canadian Institutes of Health Research funding of prison health research: a descriptive study. CMAJ open, 5(1), E14. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20160064

Silva, D. S., Matheson, F. I., & Lavery, J. V. (2017). Ethics of health research with prisoners in Canada. BMC medical ethics, 18(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12910-017-0189-6

McIsaac, K. E., Farrell MacDonald, S., Chong, N., Moser, A., Moineddin, R., Colantonio, A., . . . Matheson, F. I. (2016). Creating a powerful platform to explore health in a correctional population: a record linkage study. PloS one, 11(8), e0161173. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0161173

McIsaac, K. E., Moser, A., Moineddin, R., Keown, L. A., Wilton, G., Stewart, L. A., . . . Matheson, F. I. (2016). Association between traumatic brain injury and incarceration: a population-based cohort study. CMAJ open, 4(4), E746. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20160072

Matheson, F. I., Daoud, N., Hamilton-Wright, S., Borenstein, H., Pedersen, C., & O’Campo, P. (2015). Where did she go? The transformation of self-esteem, self-identity, and mental well-being among women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Women’s health issues, 25(5), 561-569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.whi.2015.04.006

Doherty, S., Forrester, P., Brazil, A., & Matheson, F. I. (2014). Finding their way: Conditions for successful reintegration among women offenders. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 53(7), 562-586. https://doi.org/10.1080/10509674.2014.944740

Ray, J. G., Boshari, T., Gozdyra, P., Creatore, M. I., & Matheson, F. I. (2013). Cheque cashing places: preying on areas with high crime. Sociology Mind, 3(04), 278. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/sm.2013.34037

Weekes, J. R., Moser, A. E., Wheatley, M., & Matheson, F. I. (2013). What Works in Reducing Substance‐Related Offending? What Works in Offender Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment, 237-254. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118320655.ch13

Matheson, F. I., Forrester, P., Brazil, A., Doherty, S., & Affleck, L. (2012). Incentives for research participation: Policy and practice from Canadian corrections. American journal of public health, 102(8), 1438-1442.  https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.2012.300685

Matheson, F. I., Doherty, S., & Grant, B. A. (2011). Community-based aftercare and return to custody in a national sample of substance-abusing women offenders. American journal of public health, 101(6), 1126-1132.  https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/full/10.2105/AJPH.2010.300094

Canadian Marginalization Index (CAN-Marg) & Ontario Marginalization Index (ON-Marg)

Matheson, F. I., & van Ingen, T. (2016). Ontario Marginalization Index: user guide. Toronto: St. Michael’s Hospital; 2018 [joint publication with Public Health Ontario]. https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/O/2017/on-marg-userguide.pdf

Matheson, F. I., Dunn, J. R., Smith, K. L., Moineddin, R., & Glazier, R. H. (2012). Development of the Canadian Marginalization Index: a new tool for the study of inequality. Élaboration de l’indice de marginalisation canadien: un nouvel outil d’étude des inégalités. Canadian Journal of Public Health/Revue Canadienne de Sante’e Publique, S12-S16. https://www.jstor.org/stable/41995683, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6973681/

Matheson, F. I., Dunn, J. R., Smith, K. L., Moineddin, R., & Glazier, R. H. (2011). Ontario Marginalization Index (ON-Marg): User Guide. In: St. Michael’s Hospital. https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/O/2017/on-marg-user-2011.pdf



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