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Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K)

Kumar, S. , Abowd, G. , Abraham, W. T. , Al'Absi, M. , Chau, D. H. , Ertin, E. , Estrin, D. , Ganesan, D. , Hnat, T. , Hossain, S. M. , Ives, Z. , Kerr, J. , Marlin, B. M. , Murphy, S. , Rehg, J. M. , Nahum-Shani, I. , Shetty, V. , Sim, I. , Spring, B. , Srivastava, M. & 1 others Wetter, D. 2017 In : IEEE Pervasive Computing. 16, 2, p. 18-27 10 p., 7891193

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sensors
Biomarkers
1 Citations
Catha
Mental Health
Mediterranean Region
International Cooperation
Mastication

Correlates of khat use during pregnancy: A cross-sectional study

Nakajima, M., Jebena, M. G., Taha, M., Tesfaye, M., Gudina, E., Lemieux, A., Hoffman, R. & al'Absi, M. Oct 1 2017 In : Addictive Behaviors. 73, p. 178-184 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Catha
Cross-Sectional Studies
Pregnancy
Health risks
Health care

Differences in mood and cortisol by menstrual phase during acute smoking abstinence: A within-subject comparison

Carlson, S. C., Allen, A. M., Allen, S. S. & Al'Absi, M. Oct 1 2017 In : Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. 25, 5, p. 338-345 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hydrocortisone
Smoking
Follicular Phase
Luteal Phase
Craving

Early life adversity influences stress response association with smoking relapse

Al’Absi, M., Lemieux, A., Westra, R. & Allen, S. Sep 5 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Psychopharmacology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Smoking
Recurrence
Smoking Cessation
Hydrocortisone
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
4 Citations

Effects of 6-week use of reduced-nicotine content cigarettes in smokers with and without elevated depressive symptoms

Tidey, J. W., Pacek, L. R., Koopmeiners, J. S., Vandrey, R., Nardone, N., Drobes, D. J., Benowitz, N. L., Dermody, S. S., Lemieux, A., Denlinger, R. L., Cassidy, R., al'Absi, M., Hatsukami, D. K. & Donny, E. C. 2017 In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 19, 1, p. 59-67 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicotine
Tobacco Products
Depression
Epidemiologic Studies
Smoking
1 Citations

Gender differences in adverse childhood experiences, collective violence, and the risk for addictive behaviors among university students in Tunisia

El Mhamdi, S., Lemieux, A., Bouanene, I., Ben Salah, A., Nakajima, M., Ben Salem, K. & al'Absi, M. Jun 1 2017 In : Preventive Medicine. 99, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Addictive Behavior
Tunisia
Risk-Taking
Violence
Students

Khat Use is Associated with Tobacco, Alcohol, and Illicit Drug Use: A Cross-Sectional Examination in the United States

Nakajima, M., Molla, K., Belachew, B., Mohammed, A., Hassan, A., Kroll, J. & al’Absi, M. Jul 13 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Catha
Street Drugs
Tobacco
Alcohols
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Mhealth visual Discovery Dashboard

Fang, D., Kahng, M., Hohman, F., Sharmin, M., Polack, P., Al'Absi, M., Sarker, H. & Chau, D. H. Sep 11 2017 UbiComp/ISWC 2017 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 237-240 4 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Web browsers
Data mining
Time series
Sensors
mHealth
Catha
Yemen
Sleep
Demography
Analysis of Variance

Opportunities and Challenges in Designing Participant-Centric Smoking Cessation System

Sharmin, M., Weber, T., Sarker, H., Saleheen, N., Kumar, S., Ahmed, S. & Alabsi, M. Sep 7 2017 Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, COMPSAC 2017. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 1, p. 835-844 10 p. 8029706

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Medical problems
Health
Wearable sensors

Reducing nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomised to very low nicotine content cigarettes

Rupprecht, L. E., Koopmeiners, J. S., Dermody, S. S., Oliver, J. A., Al'Absi, M., Benowitz, N. L., Denlinger-Apte, R., Drobes, D. J., Hatsukami, D., McClernon, F. J., Pacek, L. R., Smith, T. T., Sved, A. F., Tidey, J., Vandrey, R. & Donny, E. C. Jan 1 2017 In : Tobacco Control. 26, e1, p. e43-e48

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicotine
Tobacco Products
Weight Gain
nicotine
Group
Sex Characteristics
Smoking
Blood Pressure
Epinephrine
Heart Rate

Smokers report lower intake of key nutrients than nonsmokers, yet both fall short of meeting recommended intakes

Raatz, S. K., Jahns, L., Johnson, L. A. K., Scheett, A., Carriquiry, A., Lemieux, A., Nakajima, M. & al'Absi, M. Sep 1 2017 In : Nutrition Research. 45, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Food
Recommended Dietary Allowances
Energy Intake
Smoking
Riboflavin

Stress exposure and physical, mental, and behavioral health among american Indian adults with type 2 diabetes

Walls, M. L., Sittner, K. J., Aronson, B. D., Forsberg, A. K., Whitbeck, L. B. & Al’Absi, M. Sep 16 2017 In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14, 9, 1074

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

North American Indians
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Mental Health
Health
Community-Based Participatory Research
2 Citations

Toward a Biopsychosocial Ecology of the Human Microbiome, Brain-Gut Axis, and Health

Maier, K. J. & al’Absi, M. Jul 18 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Psychosomatic Medicine.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ecology
Health
Microbiota
Brain
Distal
2016

Addiction, Pain, and Stress Response

Nakajima, M. & Al'Absi, M. Jan 4 2016 The Neuroscience of Pain, Stress, and Emotion: Psychological and Clinical Implications. Elsevier Inc., p. 203-229 27 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Pain
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Drug Tolerance
Street Drugs
Sex Characteristics
1 Citations

Anger Expression Style Predicts the Domain of the First Smoking Relapse After a Quit Attempt

Bongard, S., Olson, L., Nakajima, M. & al'Absi, M. Nov 9 2016 In : Substance Use and Misuse. 51, 13, p. 1810-1814 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anger
Smoking
Recurrence
relapse
anger

Assessment of the validity of self-reported smoking status among schoolchildren in Sousse, Tunisia

Maatoug, J., Sahli, J., Harrabi, I., Chouikha, F., Hmad, S., Dendana, E., Fredj, S. B., Slama, S., Al'Absi, M., Lando, H. & Ghannem, H. May 1 2016 In : International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. 28, 2, p. 211-216 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tunisia
Self Report
Smoking
Carbon Monoxide
Sensitivity and Specificity

Changes in circulating peptide YY and ghrelin are associated with early smoking relapse

Lemieux, A. M. & al'Absi, M. May 13 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Biological Psychology.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Peptide YY
Ghrelin
Smoking
Recurrence
Craving
1 Citations

Chronic Smoking, Trait Anxiety, and the Physiological Response to Stress

Wiggert, N., Wilhelm, F. H., Nakajima, M. & al'Absi, M. Oct 14 2016 In : Substance Use and Misuse. 51, 12, p. 1619-1628 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Physiological Stress
Anxiety
Smoking
smoking
anxiety

Clustering of chronic disease risk factors with tobacco smoking habits among adults in the work place in Sousse, Tunisia

Sonia, H., Jihene, M., Imed, H., Rim, G., Mylene, B., Mounir, S., Souad, A., Khaoula, K., Mustafa, A. A., Harry, L., Najib, M. & Hassen, G. Jul 12 2016 In : Pan African Medical Journal. 24, 220

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tunisia
Workplace
Habits
Cluster Analysis
Chronic Disease
1 Citations

Correlates of Concurrent Khat and Tobacco Use in Yemen

Nakajima, M., Dokam, A., Khalil, N. S., Alsoofi, M. & al'Absi, M. Oct 14 2016 In : Substance Use and Misuse. 51, 12, p. 1535-1541 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Catha
Yemen
Tobacco Use
nicotine
gender

Evaluation of a reduced nicotine product standard: Moderating effects of and impact on cannabis use

Pacek, L. R., Vandrey, R., Dermody, S. S., Denlinger-Apte, R. L., Lemieux, A., Tidey, J. W., McClernon, F. J., Bangdiwala, A. S., Drobes, D. J., al'Absi, M., Strasser, A. A., Koopmeiners, J. S., Hatsukami, D. K. & Donny, E. C. 2016 In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 167, p. 228-232 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cannabis
Nicotine
Tobacco Products
Smoking
Tobacco
9 Citations

Finding significant stress episodes in a discontinuous time series of rapidly varying mobile sensor data

Sarker, H., Tyburskir, M., Rahman, M. D. M., Hovsepian, K., Sharmin, M., Epsteinr, D. H., Prestonr, K. L., Furr-Holden, C. D., Milam, A., Nahum-Shani, I., Al'Absi, M. & Kumar, S. May 7 2016 CHI 2016 - Proceedings, 34th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 4489-4501 13 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Time series
Sensors
Mobile devices
Global positioning system
1 Citations

Life adversity is associated with smoking relapse after a quit attempt

Lemieux, A., Olson, L., Nakajima, M., Schulberg, L. & al'Absi, M. Sep 1 2016 In : Addictive Behaviors. 60, p. 71-77 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Smoking
Recurrence
Nicotine
Tobacco Products
Craving

Pain and the Placebo Effect

Flaten, M. A. & Al'Absi, M. Jan 4 2016 The Neuroscience of Pain, Stress, and Emotion: Psychological and Clinical Implications. Elsevier Inc., p. 99-116 18 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Placebo Effect
Pain
Aptitude
Central Nervous System
Placebos

Psychometric examination of an arabic version of the state-trait anger expression inventory

Nakajima, M., Bouanene, I., El-Mhamdi, S., Soltani, M., Bongard, S. & Al’Absi, M. Aug 1 2016 In : Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal. 16, 3, p. e322-e328

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anger
Psychometrics
Equipment and Supplies
Yemen
Tunisia

Reduced nicotine content cigarettes and use of alternative nicotine products: Exploratory trial

Hatsukami, D. K., Luo, X., Dick, L., Kangkum, M., Allen, S. S., Murphy, S. E., Hecht, S. S., Shields, P. G. & al'Absi, M. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Addiction.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicotine
Tobacco Products
Confidence Intervals
Smoking
Biomarkers

Stress and Pain: Conclusions and Future Directions. Conclusions and Future Directions.

Al'Absi, M. & Flaten, M. A. Jan 4 2016 The Neuroscience of Pain, Stress, and Emotion: Psychological and Clinical Implications. Elsevier Inc., p. 283-289 7 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Pain
Direction compound
Complementary Therapies
Emotions
Research
4 Citations

Stress psychobiology in the context of addiction medicine: from drugs of abuse to behavioral addictions

Lemieux, A. & al'Absi, M. Dec 1 2016 Progress in Brain Research. Elsevier B.V., Vol. 223, p. 43-62 20 p. (Progress in Brain Research; vol. 223)

Research output: ResearchChapter

Street Drugs
Psychological Stress
Medicine
Endocannabinoids
Gambling
2 Citations

The Impact of Smoking Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes on Alcohol Use

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. Mar 1 2016 In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 40, 3, p. 606-615 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicotine
Tobacco Products
Smoking
Alcohols
Tars
Neurosciences
Psychological Stress
Emotions
Pain
Research
2015
2 Citations
Pregnanolone
Cognition
Smoking
Nicotine
Tobacco Use Cessation Products
2 Citations

Associations between adrenocortical activity and nicotine response in female smokers by menstrual phase

Huttlin, E. A., Allen, A. M., Tosun, N. L., Allen, S. S. & al'Absi, M. Nov 1 2015 In : Addictive Behaviors. 50, p. 135-139 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicotine
Hydrocortisone
Tobacco Use Cessation Products
Smoke
Tobacco Products
10 Citations

Center of excellence for mobile sensor data-to-knowledge (MD2K)

Kumar, S. , Abowd, G. D. , Abraham, W. T. , Al'Absi, M. , Gayle Beck, J. , Chau, D. H. , Condie, T. , Conroy, D. E. , Ertin, E. , Estrin, D. , Ganesan, D. , Lam, C. , Marlin, B. , Marsh, C. B. , Murphy, S. A. , Nahum-Shani, I. , Patrick, K. , Rehg, J. M. , Sharmin, M. , Shetty, V. & 4 others Sim, I., Spring, B., Srivastava, M. & Wetter, D. W. 2015 In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 22, 6, p. 1137-1142 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Health
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Software
Research Personnel
Education
1 Citations
Leptin
Smoking
Recurrence
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
Psychology
4 Citations

Circulating leptin and pain perception among tobacco-dependent individuals

al'Absi, M., Lemieux, A., Nakajima, M., Hatsukami, D. K. & Allen, S. Apr 1 2015 In : Biological Psychology. 107, p. 10-15 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pain Perception
Leptin
Tobacco
Pain
Tobacco Use Disorder
26 Citations

CStress: Towards a gold standard for continuous stress assessment in the mobile environment

Hovsepian, K., Al'absi, M., Ertin, E., Kamarck, T., Nakajima, M. & Kumar, S. Sep 7 2015 UbiComp 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 493-504 12 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Wearable sensors
Stress measurement
Data structures
Cleaning
Screening
14 Citations

Global research challenges and opportunities for mental health and substance-use disorders

Baingana, F., Al'Absi, M., Becker, A. E. & Pringle, B. Nov 18 2015 In : Nature. 527, 7578, p. S172-S177

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Substance-Related Disorders
Mental Health
Research
Global Health
Social Conditions
6 Citations

Household food insecurity and mental distress among pregnant women in Southwestern Ethiopia: A cross sectional study design

Jebena, M. G., Taha, M., Nakajima, M., Lemieux, A., Lemessa, F., Hoffman, R., Tesfaye, M., Belachew, T., Workineh, N., Kebede, E., Gemechu, T., Tariku, Y., Segni, H., Kolsteren, P. & al'Absi, M. Oct 8 2015 In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 15, 1, 250

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethiopia
Food Supply
Pregnant Women
Cross-Sectional Studies
Logistic Models
1 Citations

Immunohistochemical localization of anterior pituitary cell types of vervet monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops) following sub-chronic cathinone exposure

Nyongesa, A., Oduma, J., Al'Absi, M. & Chirwa, S. Aug 12 2015 In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 174, p. 168-177 10 p., 9672

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cercopithecus aethiops
cathinone
Catha
Corticotrophs
Lactotrophs
6 Citations

Khat chewing and acculturation in East-African migrants living in Frankfurt am Main/Germany

Bongard, S., Nakajima, M. & Al'Absi, M. Apr 22 2015 In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 164, p. 223-228 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Catha
Acculturation
Mastication
Germany
Habits
4 Citations

Khat use and appetite: An overview and comparison of amphetamine, khat and cathinone

Lemieux, A. M., Li, B. & Al'Absi, M. Feb 3 2015 In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 160, p. 78-85 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Catha
Appetite
Amphetamine
cathinone
Amphetamines
1 Citations

Khat use is a neglected addictive behaviour

Kassim, S. & Al'absi, M. 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Addiction.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Catha
Addictive Behavior
Middle East
Substance-Related Disorders
Mental Health
2 Citations

Opportunistic insights into occupational health hazards associated with waterpipe tobacco smoking premises in the United Kingdom

Al-Bakri, A., Jawad, M., Salameh, P., Al'Absi, M. & Kassim, S. 2015 In : Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 16, 2, p. 621-626 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Occupational Health
Carbon Monoxide
Smoke
Smoking
United Kingdom
20 Citations

PuffMarker: A multi-sensor approach for pinpointing the timing of first lapse in smoking cessation

Saleheen, N., Ali, A. A., Hossain, S. M., Sarker, H., Chatterjee, S., Marlin, B., Ertin, E., Al'Absi, M. & Kumar, S. Sep 7 2015 UbiComp 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 999-1010 12 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Sensors
Wearable sensors
56 Citations

Randomized trial of reduced-nicotine standards for cigarettes

Donny, E. C. , Denlinger, R. L. , Tidey, J. W. , Koopmeiners, J. S. , Benowitz, N. L. , Vandrey, R. G. , Al'Absi, M. , Carmella, S. G. , Cinciripini, P. M. , Dermody, S. S. , Drobes, D. J. , Hecht, S. S. , Jensen, J. , Lane, T. , Le, C. T. , McClernon, F. J. , Montoya, I. D. , Murphy, S. E. , Robinson, J. D. , Stitzer, M. L. & 3 others Strasser, A. A., Tindle, H. & Hatsukami, D. K. Oct 1 2015 In : New England Journal of Medicine. 373, 14, p. 1340-1349 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicotine
Tobacco Products
Smoking
Tobacco Use Disorder
United States Food and Drug Administration
3 Citations

Subjective response to nicotine by menstrual phase

Allen, A. M., Lunos, S., Heishman, S. J., al'Absi, M., Hatsukami, D. & Allen, S. S. 2015 In : Addictive Behaviors. 43, 1, p. 50-53 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nicotine
Smoking
Luteal Phase
Tobacco Use Cessation Products
Bupropion
2 Citations

The effect of combination oral contraceptives on smoking-related symptomatology during short-term smoking abstinence

Hinderaker, K., Allen, A. M., Tosun, N., al'Absi, M., Hatsukami, D. & Allen, S. S. 2015 In : Addictive Behaviors. 41, p. 148-151 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oral Contraceptives
Smoking
Testing
Progesterone
Smoking Cessation