Lab Publications

For the most recent list of publications from the CARE lab and access to download some of the articles, please visit Dr. Dermody’s Google Scholar and ResearchGate pages.

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Studies about nicotine and alcohol interactions and addiction risk

Dermody, S.S., & Shiffman, S. (2019). The time-varying effect of alcohol use on cigarette smoking relapse risk. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106192

Dermody, S. S., Hendershot, C. S., Andrade, A. K., Novalen, M., & Tyndale, R. F. (2018). Changes in nicotine metabolite ratio among daily smokers receiving treatment for alcohol use disorder. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, nty265,

Dermody, S.S., & Hendershot, C.S. (2017). A critical review of the effects of nicotine and alcohol co-administration in human laboratory studies. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. doi: 10.1111/acer.13321

Dermody, S.S. & Donny, E. (Review Paper, 2014). The predicted impact of reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes on alcohol use. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntu037/

Dermody, S.S., Tidey, J.W., Denlinger, R.L., Pacek, L.R., al’Absi, M., Drobes, D.J., Hatsukami, D.K., Vandrey, R., & Donny, E.C. (2016). The impact of very low nicotine content cigarettes on alcohol use. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12980.

Studies about nicotine reduction and public health

Carroll, D.M., Murphey, S.E., Benowitz, N.L., Strasser, A.A., Kotlyar, M., Hecht, S.S., Carmella, S.G., McClernon, F.J., Pacek, L.R., Dermody, S.S., Vandrey, R.G., Donny, E.C., Hatsukami, D.K. (2020). Relationships between nicotine metabolite ratio and a comprehensive panel of exposure and effect biomarkers: Findings from two studies of U.S. commercial cigarette smokers. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0644

Dermody, S.S., McClernon, J.F., Benowitz, N., Luo, X., Tidey, J., Smith, T.T., Vandry, R., Hatsukami, D., Donny. E.C. (2018). Effects of reduced nicotine content cigarettes on individual withdrawal symptoms over time and during abstinence. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Advance online publication.

Rupprecht, L.E., Koopmeiners, J.S., Dermody, S.S., Oliver, J., al’Absi, M., Benoqitz, N.L., Denlinger, R., Drobes, D., Hatsukami, D., McClernon, F.J., Pacek, L.R., Smith, T.T., Sved, A.F., Tidey, J., Vandrey, R., & Donney, E.C. (Published Online First 2016). Reduction of nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomized to very low nicotine content cigarettes. Tobacco Control. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053301

Pacek, L.R., Vandrey, R., Dermody, S.S., Denlinger, S.S., Denlinger, R.L., Lemieux, A., Tidey, J.W., Drobes, D.J., al’Absi, M., Hatsukami, D.K., & Donny, E.C. (2016). Responses to smoking very low nicotine content cigarettes in cannabis users and non-users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.08.620.

Tidey, J.W., Pacek, L.R., Koopmeiners, J.S., Vandrey, R., Nardone, N., Drobes, D.J., Benowitz, N.L., Dermody, S.S., Lemieux, A., Cassidy, R., Denlinger, R.L., al’Absi, M., Hatsukami, D.K, Donny, E.C. (2016). Effects of 6-week use of very low nicotine content cigarettes in smokers with and without current depression. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntw199.

Dermody, S.S., Donny, E.C., Hertsgaard, L., & Hatsukami, D. (2015). Greater reductions in nicotine exposure while smoking very low nicotine content cigarettes predict smoking cessation. Tobacco Control, doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2014-051797.

Donny, E.C., Denlinger, R.L., Tidey, J., Koopmeiners, J., Benowitz, N., Vandrey, R., al’Absi, M., Cinciripini, P., Dermody, S.S, Drobes, D., Hecht, S., Jensen, J., Lane, T., McClernon, J., Murphy, S., Robison, J., Stitzer, M., Strasser, A., Tindle, A., & Hatsukami, D. (2015). Double-blind randomized trial of the impact of low nicotine content cigarettes on smoking behavior and toxicant exposure in smokers not currently interested in quitting. New England Journal of Medicine, doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa1502403.

Sexual minority health and well-being 

Nguyen, N., McQuoid, J., Neilands, T.B., Dermody, S.S., Holmes, L.M., Ling, P.M., Thrul, J. (In press). Same-day use of cigarettes, alcohol, and cannabis among sexual minority and heterosexual young adult smokers: a daily diary study. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

Dermody, S. S., McGinley, J., Eckstrand, K., & Marshal, M. P. (2019). Sexual minority female youth and substance use disparities across development. Journal of LGBT Youth, 1-16.

Dermody, S.S.  (2018). Sexual minority youth are at elevated risk for use of multiple substances. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 192, 38-44.

Dermody, S.S., Marshal, M., Burton, C.M., Chisolm, D.J. (2016). Risk of heavy drinking among sexual minority adolescents: Indirect pathways through sexual orientation-related victimization and affiliation with substance-using peers. Addiction, doi: 10.1111/add.13409.

Dermody, S.S., Friedman, M.S., Burton, C.M., Chisolm, D.J., & Marshal, M.P. (2017). Elevated risky sexual behaviors among sexual minority girls: Indirect risk pathways through peer victimization and heavy drinking. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Dermody, S.S., Marshal, M., Cheong, J., Stepp, S., Hipwell, A., & Chung, T. (2016). Risk of polysubstance use and co-occurring internalizing and externalizing symptoms among sexual minority girls. Substance Use and Misuse, doi: 10.3109/10826084.2015.1126743.