Chris G Richardson, PhD

BASUS Publications & Presentations

BASUS Publications

Richardson CG, Kwon JY, Ratner PS. Self-esteem and the initiation of substance use among adolescents.  Canadian Journal of Public Health – In Press.

BASUS Oral and Invited Presentations

Richardson CG. Exploring patterns of delay discounting in adolescence as indicators of vulnerability to addiction. Oral Presentation for Lost in Translation: Exploring the early origins of addiction. March 25-26, 2013 in Vancouver, BC.

Richardson CG.  Moving Upstream: Exploring the relationship between impulsivity and adolescents’ intentions to initiate substance use. Oral presentation for international meeting on Addiction and Impulsive Decision Making: Understanding mechanisms to improve treatment outcomes, Vancouver, BC on June 6, 2012.

Richardson CG, Memetovic J, Russell L. Web-based cohort studies of adolescent substance use: Lessons learned from the British Columbia Adolescent Substance Use Survey (BASUS). Invited Presentation to Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver May 25, 2011.

Richardson CG. Preliminary Results from the British Columbia Adolescent Substance Use Survey. Invited Presentation to Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver June 23, 2010.

Richardson CG, Russell L. Introducing the British Columbia Substance Use Survey (BASUS). Invited Presentation to Grand Rounds in the School of Population and Public Health, UBC, November, 2008.

BASUS Poster Presentations

Edalati, H, Richardson, CG. Delay discounting and substance use in adolescents. Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, November 6-9, 2013 in San Diego, CA. Handout (PDF)

Kanters S, Richardson CG. Substance use risk personality profiles as predictors of substance use and intentions: A latent profile analysis in young adolescents. Presented at Lost in Translation: Exploring the early origins of addiction. March 25-26, 2013 in Vancouver, BC. Handout (PDF)

Sam J, Richardson CG. Exploring the distribution and stability of self-reported attachment styles during adolescence and their relationship with resilience. Presented at Lost in Translation: Exploring the early origins of addiction. March 25-26, 2013 in Vancouver, BC. Handout (PDF)

Memetovic J, Richardson CG. Examining the relationship between psychological functioning and adolescents’ intention to use tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana. Presented at Lost in Translation: Seeking answers in addiction and concurrent disorders. Vancouver, BC, February 15-17, 2011. Handout (PDF)

Richardson CG, Russell LR, Ratner PA. Examining the relationship between resilience and adolescents’ intention to use tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana. Presented at the Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario, June 13-16, 2010. Handout (PDF)

Richardson, CG, Russell LR, Ratner PA. An examination of the factor structure and reliability of the Resilience Scale in an adolescent population. Presented at Pathways to Resilience II conference in Halifax, NS, Canada, June 7-10, 2010. Handout (PDF)

BASUS Reports

Year 1 Report (click here for a PDF version – please note the large file size: 6MB)

Year 2 Report (click here for a PDF version – please note the large file size: 3.6MB)

Year 3 Report (click here for a PDF version – please note the large file size: 3.1MB)